Healing Stuart

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

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Meeting Stuart (Part 1)

Before going any further, I would like to introduce you to David Stuart and his wife, Elizabeth. As you may recall from my last post, “A Trip to The IGS,” David Stuart deeded the land for Stuart Cemetery and offered it a place where people could be buried free of charge. I found a short biography …

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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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Walking Stuart

Sometimes when we least expect it . . . “life happens” and our scheduled activities get shoved to the side for a while. I’ve found myself in this mode for about six weeks. Blogs and other priorities have had to wait, but I’ve learned that just as quickly “Normal” (or a reasonable facsimile thereof) returns. …

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