Nebraska Historical Marker: Siloa Cemetery

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Nebraska Historical Marker: Siloa Cemetery

Nebraska Historical Marker 510


17th & M Rds, Aurora (3 mi W on Hwy 34 then 4 mi N of hwy on M Rd), Hamilton County, Nebraska

View this marker's location 40.930617, -98.074949

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Marker Text

Swedish immigrants, known as Mission Friends, moved from Princeton, Illinois, to Monroe Precinct, Hamilton County, in 1880-82. They organized the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Mission congregation at S. P. Swenson's home in February 1883 and affiliated with the Mission Covenant in 1885. A building was erected in 1890 and a parsonage in 1893. The first pastor was Rev. C. M. Youngquist, 1883-89. The final service was in the summer of 1935. The building was later razed and the materials used to build a Covenant church in Hastings, Nebraska.

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