Milk's Camp Cemeteries

  • COURNOYER CEMETERY, Jones Twp., SW 1/4 SE 1/4, 9-96-72, no plat. J.P. Nepper, heir of Leon Connoyer (Cournoyer) undivided 1/63 rd interest for a family cemetery plot.
  • DEADMAN'S HILL CEMETERY, Old Gaughen Twp., now Whetstone Twp., SW 1/4 Se 1/4 , 34-97-69, 8 miles North of Bonesteel, S.D. Common grave, possibly Indians.
  • ELLSTON CEMETERY, Spring Valley Twp., E 1/2, 11-95-71 & NE 1/4 & W 1/2 12/-95-71 & SE 1/4 14-95-71, Emerson Ellston land, Se of Burke,S.D. or South of Herrick,S.D. on a hill SE of Ellston School,corner of NW 11/-95-71. No plat.
  • EMERY CEMETERY, Lucas Twp., E 1/2 NW 1/4 & W 1/2 NE 1/4 & W1/2 SE 1/4 & E1/2 SW 1/4, 31-98-71, situated on an enclosure 20' X 80' near the NW corner of the farm. USA to Adell Emery,Rosebud Sioux, Eide land at present time.
  • INDIAN GRAVES,Carlock Twp., SE 1/4 SW 1/4 - 15-95-73
  • PONCA CREEK CONGRESSIONAL CEMETERY, aka UCC, aka Indian Cemetery, Ellston Twp., St. Charles, S.D. NW 1/4 NW 1/4 20-95-70. Walter Krier property, lies at the crest of a high hill south of the Church ground.
  • PONCA CREEK EPISCOPAL CEMETERY, aka All Saints Episcopal, aka Indian Episcopal, Ellston Twp., St. Charles,S.D. SW 1/4 NE 1/4 17-95-70. Located NW of Episcopal Church at Milk's Camp. In 11/1/1916 Cane Milk, Esther McKenzie, Daniel Milk, Julia Milk, Robert Milk, Henry Milk and Louise Second Growth, heirs of Good Woman (deceased) for $1 conveyed to the Chapter of Calvary Cathedral of Sioux Falls,S.D. 40 acres of the W 1/2 W 1/1 SE 1/4 17-95-70. A quick claim deed is also recorded on W 1/2 W 1/2 SE 1/4 from Black Hawk, party of the first part, in consideration of $1 by the Chapter of Calvary Cathedral, Sioux Falls.
  • SCARED HEART CEMETERY, aka Burke Catholic Cemetery, Union Twp., Burke,S.D. 80 acres in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 7-96-71, belongs to Bureau of Catholic Missions (Catholic Indian Missions), Book 10 of Deeds page 316; Misc 2 page 219 for US Government also includes Milk Camp and others. N plat.
  • ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CEMETERY, aka Tekakwitha Cemetery, Ellston, Twp., St. Charles,S.D. NW 1/4 NW 1/4- 33-95-70, cemetery located southeast of Church.

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