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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

McPherson Union Cemetery Association Ledgers, 1861 - 1955

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
McPherson Union Cemetery Association. Ledgers, 1861 - 1955.
MSU Archives Collection 1378

McPherson Union Cemetery Association. Ledgers, 1861 - 1955. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1378. 2 volumes.


This collection consists of items pertaining to the McPherson Union Cemetery Association. The association oversaw the McPherson Union Cemetery, which is located in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, just north of St. Clair. The collection consists of two ledgers. The first volume is entitled "Actuary Book for McPherson Union Cemetery Association", and includes a list of those interred in the cemetery. This volume lists the date of death, age at time of death, county of origin, and cause of death for all those interred from 1874 until 1955. The second volume includes a list of lot owners and a sketch of the cemetery layout.


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Collection Citation:

McPherson Union Cemetery Association. Ledgers, 1861 - 1955. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1378, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Marion Boswell Hoffman donated this collection in October 1979.

Processed By:

Dr. William Lass processed this collection in February 1983. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell February 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about the McPherson Union Cemetery Association available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Cemeteries-Minnesota-Blue Earth County.
McPherson Union Cemetery Association-St. Clair (Minn.)

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1378


“Actuary Book for McPherson Union Cemetery Association”, 1874 – 1955.


List of lot owners and sketch of cemetery layout, undated