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27th Iowa Top Banner

Submitted by Steve Hanken


Seymour Barnes
Oak Hill Cemetery
Central City, Linn County, Iowa.
(March 30, 1842 - Feb. 6, 1891)

Note: Date of birth was computed using the date of death and inscription on the tombstone:

Seymour L. Barnes
Feb. 6, 1891
48 y 10 m 7 d.
Some day, Some time, our eyes shall see
the faces kept in memory.

(at the foot of the stone)

It took a bit of looking even to find this cemetery, you have one way in and one way out and it is behind the high school and down a lane behind the score board for the football field! You can only see a small portion of Highway 13 from a very tiny section of the cemetery, and no other streets.