Iosepa Settlement Cemetery

Iosepa Settlement Cemetery (HM8A)

Location: Grantsville, UT 84029 Tooele County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 32.307', W 112° 44.862'

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Mormon Church converts from Polynesia settled in Skull Valley in 1889-1917, working for the Church-owned Iosepa Agriculture and Stock Company.

Their settlement located ½ mile to the southwest, and named Iosepa (Joseph) after Joseph F. Smith then president of the Church, flourished until 1917 when a Hawaiian temple was constructed. Most of the islanders returned to their homeland.

Many who succumbed to the hardships of the land are buried in this cemetery.
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HM NumberHM8A
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:59pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 351991 N 4488990
Decimal Degrees40.53845000, -112.74770000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 32.307', W 112° 44.862'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 32' 18.42" N, 112° 44' 51.72" W
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Area Code(s)435, 801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1401-1499 UT-196, Grantsville UT 84029, US
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