Fairview Cemetery

This cemetery is located 0.75 mile to the east and 1.0 mile to the north of Talmage, Nebraska on State Highway 67, at the intersection of 48th & 'Q' Roads, on the west side of the road.
 
 
"Soon after the early settlers arrived in this part of the Nebraska territory, the immediate need of a cemetery arose. Two generous acres of land were purchased on March 23, 1864, from Deiderick I. Schomerus for one dollar and fifty cents.  The first meeting on record was held on November 3, 1868, to adopt Articles of Association. The new organization was named Fairview Cemetery Association. Family lots were measured 12 by 60 feet. Charge for a single burial was two dollars." (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) Peterson, Esther. Otoe County, Nebraska, 1983: Otoe County History. [Nebraska City, Neb.]: Otoe County Historical Society and Otoe County Museum Society, 1983. 66. 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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January  9, 2016 Meeting Minutes - click here for the minutes.