Des Moines County
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NOTE: Cemetery office has no record of anyone prior to 1850. Sacred Heart Cemetery was platted, lots were sold, and burial locations recorded beginning in the 1870's. Prior to that time the location had been a burial ground for St. John's Catholic Church, but burial locations were not recorded. Records indicating that burials occurred (but with no location indicated) go back only to the 1850's.