MADISON COUNTY

CLARK/SIMPSON CEMETERY

Some of these histories of cemeteries of Madison County were originally published in the Winterset Madisonian newspaper on August 26, 1953, July 1956 and July 18, 1958. They have been transcribed and posted with the permission of Ted Gorman, owner of the Winterset Madisonian newspaper.

All cemetery names are linked to their Madison County address.

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Clark/Simpson Cemetery

The land for the Clark cemetery located in Section 4 of Monroe township was given by Nathaniel Clark and John A. Macumber in 1870. Nathaniel Clark gave the land for the cemetery. The earliest tombstone is that of a child of L. A. and O. Rhodes buried there October 31, 1861. Inscriptions on some of the other early stones were James F. Macumber, May 11, 1864, William Roby, August 12, 1864, Peter R. Macumber, September 17, 1865, Bufford Boling, January 7, 1866, Sarah Roby, March 10, 1869, Carrie May West, March 11, 1869. The Rhodes, Roby and West families were related to the Nathaniel Clarks who gave the land for the cemetery.
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