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Furnas County Cemeteries

  • Arapahoe
  • Deaver; Beaver City
    Deaver Cemetery is located east of Beaver City NE. At the intersection of Highways 89 and 46 (by the High School) turn right onto the dirt road, turning right at the stop sign and follow the road for three miles. The cemetery is at the intersection of Roads 437 and 709.
  • Edison
  • Fairview
  • Garfield
    Garfield Cemetery is located south of Arapahoe Nebraska. James B. and Clara A. Scofield on 10 Jun 1903, gave 2 acres of land in SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 3-3-23 for a cemetery.
  • German Methodist
  • Holbrook
    The Holbrook Cemetery Association was organized in Nov 1900. Min Hasty surveyed the land on 12 DEC 1900. Hilary W. and Margaret O. McFadden deeded two acres of land in the SW1/4 of Section 14, Township 4, Range 24 on 15 DEC 1900 to be used for a cemetery. The cemetery consists of eight acres of land, four of which are rented out and planted to alfalfa with the income going into the association. Perpetual care was started in 1955.
  • Lynden
  • Maple Creek
    Maple Creek Cemetery is also known as Precept Cemetery, Montgomery Cemetery and Scott Cemetery. It is located in a farm field five miles east and seven miles south of Beaver City. On 5 June 1893, Martha Montgomery deeded to Maple Creek Cemetery for $1.00 a portion of SW1/4 of NE1/4 of 19-1-21 containing one acre.
  • Mt. Hope
    Mount Hope Cemetery is located one mile west of Beaver City NE on Highway 89.
  • Norwegian Lutheran
    Norwegian-Lutheran Cemetery is located north of Holbrook Nebraska. Trustees of the Lutheran Church, Andrew E. And Petrena Phillipson, deeded the land to the Deer Creek Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church on 2 Dec 1910. It is in the SW ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 4-4-24. As early as 1878 the members began to talk about a cemetery but no action was taken at the time. It is not certain when the land for a cemetery was donated, but it must have been soon after 1878 because the cemetery was mentioned in 1883. There is an Historical Marker at the church.
  • Oxford
  • Pleasant Hill
    Pleasant Hill Cemetery is located three miles south, two miles west, and one mile south of Stamford.
  • Pleasantview
    There are two cemeteries bearing the same name in Furnas County Nebraska, This one is located ten miles south-east of Holbrook or five miles north of Hendley Nebraska and was incorporated in the early 1880's. One of the original homesteaders, Thomas J. Morris, sold to the Pleasantview Cemetery Association for $5.00 part of the NW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 30, Township 3, Range 23 to be used for a cemetery. The cemetery covers one and eighty-one one-hundredths acres of land.
  • Pleasantview
    There are two cemeteries bearing the same name in Furnas County Nebraska. This one is located on the SW corner of the SE ¼ of Section 13, Township 1 North, Range 24 West, of the 6th Principal Meridian in Rockton Precinct.
  • Spring Green
    Hannah Keith gave the ground for the cemetery on 27 FEB 1894. It is located in the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 20-1-23.
  • Stone
    This is a very small family cemetery located on the north side of the road, on top of the hill 3/4 mile west of Wilsonville Cemetery.
  • Stump
    Stump Cemetery is located north of Edison Nebraska. Abraham Stump, et al Trustees, to the Stump Cemetery Association, recorded a deed on 4 Mar 1906 for $1.00. Pt of NE 1/4, 2-4-22.
  • Union
    Union Cemetery is located east of Beaver City NE on Highway 89 at Road 433. William H. Harman and wife gave the land for the cemetery to the Union Cemetery Association on 18 Jun 1888. Mr Harman was a southerner but he wanted the cemetery to be called the Union Cemetery so anyone could be buried there. It is also known as Turner Cemetery.
  • Wilsonville