Calhoun Cemetery
Harrison County, Iowa
Uploaded 1/4/2007 by
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Turn to your right as you enter Calhoun Cemetery, you will find three three stones at base of old cedar tree. Elon Adolphus SAMPLE born 21 JAN 1825, died 8 SEP 1893, veteran of both the Mexican & Civil Wars. There is a Grand Army of the Republic emblem beside his stone. On 26 JUN 1853 in Tipton County IN he wed Mariah Jane Alexander, born 13 JAN 1837 died 16 JAN 1914, daughter of John M. & Nancy J. Alexander. Nancy J. Alexander born in Ohio about 1810 died 25 NOV 1887. John M. Alexander born KY died 1865 in IN, then widow Nancy migrated to Modale, Harrison County IA with her children & their spouses in 1871. Two of Elon & Mariah Sample's daughters wed HESTER brothers.

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