Healing Stuart

Discovering & Restoring Stuart Cemetery, Four Mile Township, Polk County, IA

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White Bronze

What happens when you start a blog then get smacked in the face with writer’s block? It’s a long time between posts. (Enough said!) ¬†As a Find-A-Grave photo volunteer I get excited when the monument I am hunting is made of white bronze. Why? Not only are white bronze monuments beautiful, but it is easier …

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A Trip to The IGS

I continued to walk Stuart over the next few days, but felt increasingly hampered in identifying many of the headstones I documented. I decided it was time to find additional help. I gifted myself with an annual membership to the Iowa Genealogical Society (IGS) then headed over to see if they had any records for …

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Stumbling Upon Stuart

I discovered Stuart Cemetery through my relationship to the Find-A-Grave web site. I have been a photo volunteer for Find-A-Grave for over a year, receiving emails with photo requests, going to cemeteries, taking pictures and posting them to the site. I received several requests for a Stuart cemetery in Polk County, Iowa, where I reside. …

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