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Stories with place: Fort Madison
  • Volunteers search for the buried to decode cemetery records 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 11:13 am

    FORT MADISON, Iowa - Fort Madison resident Dianna Holmes stood confused in Sacred Heart Cemetery last week. The names on the tombstones did not line up with the chart provided by city clerk Melinda Blind. A family had been buried in a different row than the charts showed.