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Angell Pioneer Cemetery

Also known as Bennington Pioneer Cemetery

Located in Section 31 of Bennington Township, Mower County, Minnesota, Angell Cemetery is also called Bennington Pioneer Cemetery, and contains 3 burials. The cemetery had not been located until recently, but it is believed that there are three stones piled along a fence line, and that is all that remains (November 2006). The cemetery has not been registered or plotted at the courthouse.

The cemetery is in a field south of Grand Meadow, about 7 miles south of Grand Meadow on County Road 8. About 4 miles south of Grand Meadow, you will pass County Road 3 which goes west towards Austin, and a mile farther south, on County Road 8, where County Road 3 goes east towards Ostrander. Continue south on County 8 for two more miles.

Bill Sweetser's place is on the corner of 170th Street. Turn east on his gravel road, go about 3/4 of a mile. Look south, about 25 to 50 feet into the field, and a little more from the intersection of the two gravel roads. There is a little tree or bush, with three stones there. -- Sue Doocy (March 2007)

Photos by Kathy Pike

April 2007

Austin Hutchinson’s Tombstone


Bennington Pioneer Cemetery Find A Grave Page

Four Interments with links to Find A Grave:

Angell, Lucian A. (Apr. 8, 1829 - Jan. 17, 1866)

Angell, Lucy Woodward (Mar. 24, 1797 - Aug. 8, 1862)

Angell, Robert (Mar. 9, 1792 - Apr. 29, 1867)

Hutchinson, Austin (Oct. 22, 1812 - Dec. 1, 1871)



1. "Mill on the Willow"

2. "A History of Mower County, Minnesota 1911," by various authors. Library of Congress No. 84-062356


4. Susan Doocy,






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