Union Township Cemeteries
Gone But Not Forgotten

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The following is a list of cemeteries that once existed in Union Township.

This includes places where people were interred but there are no markers,
or places where the remains were moved and reinterred in other cemeteries.

If you have more information for any of these cemeteries, please send an Email to: Gina Richardson

Essley Cemetery

Located half a mile east of County Road 222 East and County Road 1000 North Section 24 in Union Township. No further information is known for this cemetery.

Mote Cemetery

Located on County Road 271 East and County Road 1100 North, Section 24. The stones were reportedly thrown in the river and later the ground was used for farming.

Nixons Cemetery

Located west of County Road 200 West on County Road 1100 North in Section 18 of Union Township. The hamlet of Pittsburg had been platted nearby but did not develop. The burials were removed and interred in Mount Zion Church Cemetery. This cemetery is listed on the 1874 and 1876 atlas.

Unknown Cemetery
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17 bodies were removed from Lamar gravel pit, and buried in Union Cemetery. A Memorial was erected in Union Cemetery for the 17 unknown burials.

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