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 John Francis Connett

John Francis Connett

Birth
Fayette County, Ohio, USA
Death 17 Nov 1908 (aged 75)
Vandalia, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
Burial Vandalia, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 84940136 · View Source
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John was born in Ohio in 1833. He came to Jasper Co. IA in 1855 and was listed on the IA 1856 Census. He farmed, was a carpenter, skilled in making wagon wheels and oxen yokes. One of each is on display at the IA State Historical Bldg. in Des Moines. He and his wife Margaret were the parents of 10 children. They also raised two children of Margaret's from a prior marriage. John was caretaker of the Vandelia Cemetery for several years. He planted the pine trees to the north of the cemetery.


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  • Created by: Anna Richards
  • Added: 13 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84940136
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Francis Connett (22 Aug 1833–17 Nov 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84940136, citing Vandalia Cemetery, Vandalia, Jasper County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Anna Richards (contributor 47628524) .