After 1 1/4 miles you will see the cemetery on a hillside on the left. Building on some burial information compiled by Diana Muir and Rachelle Curtis from August 1997, further documentation has been submitted by Eleanor B. In the fall of 2008 they walked the cemetery and worked with Richard Turner, Cemetery Sexton and Cedar Township Trustee, in compiling information from cemetery records, grave markers and other historical records.The Township Trustees manage the cemetery and burials there are still being accepted.During the late 1880’s, the Federal government purchased land from the Indians and, in 1889, opened it for settlement.In 1890, the Oklahoma Territory was formally established, and in 1907 Oklahoma was proclaimed a state by President Theodore Roosevelt.Henry and Julia Mosier were among the pioneer homesteaders who helped settle the Oklahoma Territory and were present during the early days of statehood.During Alvion’s youth, the Mosiers were farmers and raised cattle. 209118 (Co.”E”51st Ind Vols), Civil War and Later Pension Files, Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15, Leaf from bible owned by parents of Welthy Warner and included in claim file with affidavit discussing birth and death dates of Wanzer family members.2882, Henry C Mosier and Julia A Wanzler.“World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918” [database on-line], digital images, ( accessed ), Henry Earl Mosier, serial no.
No wonder people were getting frustrated at not finding answers!Williams was the only black child in his elementary school. At Polytechnic High School a teacher advised him against pursuing a career in architecture because white clients would not want a black architect - and there were not enough black clients who could afford an architect. It's a nice gentle perfume, but I expected more lavender. It is indeed the Lavender fields in South of France in a bottle.Her parents were Henry Wanzer, born in New York, and Weltha (or Weatha) Warner, born in Wabash Co., Illinois. The Wanzers are probably descendants of Jan Jansen Wanshaer, a ship’s captain who immigrated from Holland to New Amsterdam (New York City) in the 1640’s, however this connection has not yet been proved.The land sale for this cemetery was recorded in the Muscatine County Book of Lands, volume H pages 339 & 340 - Deed from Joseph Jean and his wife, Sarah, to the Trustees of Cedar Township: In consideration of the sum of two dollars in hand paid by the trustees of Cedar Township of the County aforesaid hath bargain and sold and do hereby grant, bargain, sell & convey unto the said Trustees and their successors in office forever the following premise situte in the County of Muscatine in the State of Iowa and in section 14 N of R 4 and bounded and described as follows: Commencing Sixty-Six poles North of the South East corner of the West half of the North East quarter of sections fourteen Township 76 North of Range from West at a Black Oak three inches in diameter thence due West twelve poles ten links to a stake, thence North twelve poles ten links to a stake, thence East twelve poles ten links to a Black Oak three inches in diameter thence South twelve poles ten links to the beginning containing one acre of ground be the same more or less to be applied for the use of a public burying Ground.