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.

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Gordon Cemetery

One of the early cemeteries, known as the Gordon Cemetery, is located in Section 10 of Lincoln Township. The land was given by Moses A. and Martha Jane Carmichael and was recorded on September 13, 1862. The first burial was made in 1854, William W. Gordon, seven month old son of William I. and Sarah Ann Gordon. He died October 1, 1854. The infant daughter of Israel and Syntha Miller died December 2, 1856 and their son, Joseph H. died August 23, 1858. Others buried in this cemetery during the 1880’s were the Carmichael and Conard families – the land being originally on the Conard farm.


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