|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This cemetery, which is located in the southern part of Section 24, Austin Township, was laid out June, 1862 and the first officials were Thomas Varco, Harvey Proudy, and Ezra Ames. The first burial was that of Harvey Pratt, son of D.O. and A.L. Pratt, in 1862. The cemetery society was incorporated in 1862. The present officers are: President, F.H. Pike; secretary, J.W. Varco; treasurer, C.H. Lott; superintendent, C.O. Brownwell; director, F.M. Dufty. The cemetery presents an excellent appearance and is well kept. The Happy Thought Club has done much to improve its appearance.
From: The History of Mower County 1911.
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