MADISON COUNTY

FAIRVIEW 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.

Fairview Cemetery

The land for the Fairview cemetery and Methodist church site was given by George and Henrietta Storck and was recorded April 29, 1871. The cemetery is located in Section 13 of Madison township. Most of the early burials were those of infants. The oldest grave is that of Theodore F. Gabbert buried January 1856. Others include Olive Payton in 1869, infant daughter of B. W. and A. Payton, Carl Rinard, infant son of R. W. and A. J. Rinard in 1870, Cynthia Bonine in 1871, daughter of T. E. and R. E. Bonine and William Fisher in 1872.  Members of the Powell family are also buried there. 

 

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