|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Other names used for this cemetery historically : Rockdale Cemetery, Norwegian or Norway Cemetery, Old South Cemetery, Larson Burial Gardens. Located in Douglas Twp Section 7. Adams County, Iowa
According to account on IAGENWEB:
This property was originally owned by Johannes(John) and wife Hulda (Helga Hansdatter Rodmyr Larson who emigrated from Norway. They donated one acre of their land for a cemetery.
Mormans emigrating from Nauvoo, Illinois passed through Adams County and stopped for a while. They buried some of their dead in this cemetery southwest of Rockdale School.
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