The information you sent earlier has been very helpful. Do you know where the book Cemeteries of Madison Co is located or if I can buy a copy? I found a web address but it's no longer valid.
Re GALE, Lawrence H. 15 Jan 1833 IND.-19 Nov 1897
Does it say who he is the son of? I assume not since you didn't include it. I think his parents were Everet and Margaret Gale. They are in the 1850 census for Vernon, Van Buren, Iowa. She is in the 1880 census for Madison Co living with Lawrence. I haven't found any further references for him except for land purchase in 1851 and 1853 in Clark Co, MO. Thanks much. Sally
Also, does this book say