This cemetery is located near the Crawford-Dent county lines.
This was copied from "Ozark Heritage Dent County Missouri Area Cemeteries & Families" Vol III 1994 by Ken Fiebelman of Salem, MO.
Reprinted with the permission of Ken Fiebelman on behalf of the Dent County Historical Society
HUSBAND & WIFE:
DOTSON, SAMPSON HILLARD, JR. Mar. 23, 1824 - Jan. 14, 1886. Son of Sampson Hillard Dotson, Sr. (born about 1787 in Virginia) & Ruth Sellers born 1797 in North Carolina). Sampson Hillard was born in Tennessee and died at Big Huzzah Creek, Dent County. Sampson, Sr. was the son of James Sellers (1759 1842, Grainger Co TN). DOTSON, S. CLEMENTINE 'TINE' HARRIS Born ca. 1827. Daughter of Thomas Harris & Mary McMurtrey Harris (buried at Old Dillard Cemetery).
Children: Elliza Jane (m. Dr. L. J. Luten, Indian Doctor, 6/11/1889, Dent Co., moved to Poplar Bluff, and-first lived in Luten Hollow near Dillard); William Harris (1858 - 1902) (m. Mrs. Polly Ann Brooks Sizemore); James Thomas (m. 1) Mrs. Sarah Hardeman Clark,, and 2) Katherine Dyer; both are buried at Boss Cemetery); Mary Elizabeth (buried at Hedrick Cemetery, m. Hiram Hedrick); Ruth Melvina (m. William Hedrick, both buried at Boss Cemetery); Robert Marion 'Bob', (m. Vinie Hedrick, both buried at Hedrick Cemetery); Nancy Angeline 'Ann' (1862 - 1911) (buried at Boss Cemetery, m. 1) Allen Tinker, 2) James Todd, Sr.); Daniel (m. Cora Louemma Delashmit, and moved to Carollton, IL); Arminta (m. James Lustipher Hedrick; had three children died in infancy - Samson Houston, Andrew Jackson, & Rebecca A. and all three are buried at the Boss Cemetery; James then married Margaret 'Peggy' Laramore; she is buried at the new Dillard Cemetery., Zachariah M. (d. 11/10/1862 Benton Barrack, Pvt. In Civil War), John, Samuel Houston (1864 - 1868); M. M. (male); Andrew Jackson (1864 - 1970); Robert Marion (1872 - 1928); Rebecca A. (1873 - 1874). The Dotson family moved from Grainger Co. TN to Crawford Co. before 1850.
SHORT, INFANT Child of Elmer Short & Vada Hedrick.
Child of Elmer Short & Vada Hedrick. (Elmer & Vada are buried at the Boss Cemetery.
These are the
great grandchildren of Hillard & Tine Dotson.
These are the only graves here.
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