Biggs Cemetery

This cemetery is located 0.5 mile north of the intersection of 48th & 'N' Roads, on the west side of the road.
 
 
"On June 16, 1873, Allen Biggs and wife deeded 3 acres of land about a mile east and north of Lorton, in Township 7 North, Range 12 East, Section 1, in McWilliams Precinct for a cemetery for the North Nemaha Baptist Church in Delta, now known as Lorton. The congregation disbanded and the church was torn down about 1909." (1)
 
 
Burials Listings: A complete listing of burials has been compiled by the Otoe County Genealogical Society, and can be found in our 'Otoe County Cemeteries' CD-ROM, which is available for purchase on our Publications web page.
 
Gravestone Photographs:  http://www.findagrave.com
 
Point of Contact:  If you desire more information about this cemetery, please contact the Otoe County Genealogical Society and we will provide you with as much information about the cemetery as possible.
 
Cemetery Photographs:
 
 
 
 
Works Cited:
 

(1) Meyer, Rosanna. Otoe County, Nebraska, 1983: Otoe County History. [Nebraska City, Neb.]: Otoe County Historical Society and Otoe County Museum Society, 1983. 25. Print.

 


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Genealogy Events

 

 Program Ideas - Come & share with us!!!  We want to make the Society interesting to all Otoe County area residents or descendants of Otoe County Pioneers!!

Thursday, August 10th - 6:00PM - Brown Bag Lunch -  Brief Meeting - selecting Nomination Committee and Finance Meeting - Unadilla Resource Room.  Please come and give OCGS your input and interest for future activities/programs!

Saturday, August 19th - 9AM Lewis & Clark Center - Nebraska City - Group will meet east of the Syracuse Public Library and car pool from there.  Lunch Downtown Nebraska City.

Saturday, September 23rd 10AM - Osage Cemetery tour & Brown Bag Lunch

Saturday, October 21st, 9AM - Meeting.  10AM - Program - preserving Old Photographs, Unadilla Resource Room

Saturday, November 18th, 9:30AM Election of Officers, 2018-2020, Potluck Lunch.  Unadilla Resource Room.

 
 

Syracuse Museum of Memories - Looking for Volunteers.  They meet every Wednesday, 9AM.  Open every Sunday afternoon - May-October, else by Appointment.  See their page on our site for further details. 

 

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February 20, 2016 Meeting Minutes - click here for the minutes.

January  9, 2016 Meeting Minutes - click here for the minutes.