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Original Woodlawn Cemetery

  Deed recorded 10-13-1886

Deed from Elias Frame & wife Mary. The deed was for 5 acres.
Legal Discription: NW of SE4, Sec12, Twp30, R24

It is located on the Leonard Pelc ranch land, northwest of Johnstown, Ne. Stones are pushed over , broken and buried. Large cedar near north side of Cemetery. Fenched, but open so cattle enter.

The first buriel in the cemetery was Lew Jones, killed by log from roof of first store. No dates available. The 11 year old son of Charles Cowley & wife was killed by a log while erecting the log house. No date is known. They were early settlers at Johnstown(1879-1880)
Name Birth Death Place born
Clark, Jennie O.(wife of S.B.Clark)(age 26 yrs, 6 days) 1864 07-23-1890 (26 yrs 6 days)
Doyle, Eli (Co F. 184th Ohio Inf.) 04-05-1894 No death date
Frame, Elizabeth(64 yrs, 7 mo, 27 days) 1824 03-23-1888
Frame, Jeremiah (73 yrs, 3 mo, 3 days) 1813 01-20-1886
Jones, Lew(Killed when log fell on him while family was building house. First buriel in cemetery)?1879/80
Remaly, Elizabeth(wife of Joseph) (age 89 yr.2 mo. 4 days)(clasped hands on one side of stone. Holy Bible on the other side. Cattails and stones on base of stone)1809 02-19-1898
Remaly, Bert A. (Son of Joseph & Elizabeth)(on the north side of cemetery but east of cedar tree is a small white round pillar marker) No data
Salzman, Henry C.(stone is broken) 185702-08-1894 (37 yrs, 3 mo, 3 days)
Schnitger, Bertha L. 01-29-1900 06-29-1901
Schnitger, Rudolph F. 12-02-1887 02-17-1888
Stoll, Harry(son of Ira & Ella Stoll) 01-1897 08-10-1899

Information obtained from Marilyn Calver, local historian.

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