Oak Grove Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery is from 1881 and the gates are from 1884. The first burial was Lizzie Belden Whitcomb who died the 12th of April 1882. FINDAGRAVE There are over 500 people in this cemetery that have death dates older than 1882 but they are all cenotaphs. This is very common is a beautiful cemetery such as this one that was built late in the history of a community. James Kirkham was the founder of this cemetery. The chapel like the gate is from 1884. Yes, it is in front of a holding tomb.




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