Hancock Twp Cemetery --Known today as Bella Vista Cemetery
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Hancock Twp Cemetery, Sec 23
Directions: At 310th & K18 take Dove. The entrance to the cemetery is a one-lane path that goes nearly straight uphill. There is an iron gate at the entrance. (See the top picture.) There is such a BEAUTIFUL VIEW AT THE TOP...WORTH THE TRIP UP!
SPICER, Georgie, Born Nov 11, 1887, Died Jan 11, 1888
C. S., (no other markings on this stone)
RUSK, Henry, (Dates on his stone not readable. Very close by there were other flowers and decorations for other graves, but this Rusk marker was the only tombstone.)
JOSEPH, M. A., Feb 3, 1834-Oct 8, 1910
LANGLEY, Herbert A., Aug 1, 1909-July 10, 1984
LANGLEY, Lowell E., June 8, 1911-Jan 3, 2001
La FAVE, Norman G., 1934-1999
LaBERGE, (no other markings on this stone) --see below two likely burials with this LaBerge stone.
LaBERGE, Joseph, died 30 Mar 1895 "died in his 67th year"
LaBERGE, S. N., 1861- 06 Dec 1893, aged 32 years, 8
months, and 19 days.
ROSS, Jr, Duncan, Died Jul 15, 1892
Ross, Martha A., Died 1883, age 31. (per WPA grave records--no stone)
**Burials posted below will be those found for Hancock Twp Cemetery...per Obituaries and/or County Death Indexes. There are no tombstones in the cemetery for these burials at Hancock Township Cemetery.
Jewett, Camilla Lorene 1943-2002
Knapp, Mabel A. 1889-1898
Rabe, Wilbur Albert; Born 24 Sep 1922; Buried 25 Sep 1922 --Buried Lot 3, Block 32 Hancock Twp Cemetery; lot purchased by Albert Rabe, 25 Sep 1922.
Rochester, Jesse [no dates available]
Rusk, Roberta L. 1935-2001
Taggert, Johnson [Died on/abt July 14, 1890; buried July 16, 1890 -- see his obituary linked to his name for his story!]
Wilson, male b. 03 Nov 1899 - d. 27 Nov 1899
Click on this link to view the above tombstones photographed for the IA GenWeb GPP. Be sure to choose Plymouth County.