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WILLIAMS CEMETERY

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:  Married 1902.
BURGER, HARVEY ISAAC
     Mar. 27, 1878 - Jun. 10, 1938.    Son of Isaac Burger & Martha Wat son (m. 1873, Dent Co). Married 2) Emma Hunter; one daughter, Margaret. He was a brother of Ottie Goff (St. Louis). Harvey lived the last 25 years in St Louis.
BURGER, CORA ALICE NELSON
     Dec. 5, 1885 - Feb. 27, 1914.    Daughter of Joseph & Nancy J. Nelson. Children: Martha Alice (m. Herman Norris, Sr.), Zora Belle Sullivan & Doris Delphia Dallmeyer (all buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Salem), Lester, Howard & Vada.

BURGER, LESTER     No dates.    Son of Isaac Burger & Cora Nelson. Died young.

BURGER, HOWARD     No dates.    Son of Isaac Burger & Cora Nelson. Died young.

BURGER, VADA      No dates.    Daughter of Isaac Burger & Cora Nelson. Died young.

CROCKER, NANCY DOLLY J. NELSON    Aug. 14, 1874 - May 9, 1900.    Daughter of Joseph & Nancy J. Nelson. Wife of Wm. T. 'Pony' Crocker. Mother of Effie A. (m. Louis Grosse), Belle Dietrich Howell, Mattie Develey, Ollie and Maggie Miller.

CROCKER, NETTIE     Aug. 24, 1916 - Jan. 13, 1920.     Daughter of Effie A. Crocker. 

HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married Feb. 6, 1909, Dent County.
HEDRICK, WILLIAM PLEASANT 'PLES'
    Oct. 8, 1889 - Mar. 19, 1973.    Son of James Wesley Hedrick & Mary Day (buried at Hedrick Cemetery). He spent his early life in Bixby and Boss.
HEDRICK, NORA IDELLA 'DELLA' WILLIAMS      Feb. 14, 1891 - Jul. 6, 1970.    Daughter of Benjamin & Mahalia A. Williams. Children: Freddie A., Thelma (m. Vernon Asbridge)___), Jess E. (Jun. 9, 1917 - Feb. 22, 1974, Leo, Wesley, Marcus, Mildred (m. Vernon Roney), Mary (m. William Maskell), Carmen (m. Joseph C. Utnage, m.___ May), Earl (m. Irene Baker), Cletis (Mountain View) and a child who died in infancy.  

HEDRICK, FREDDIE ALLEN     May 29, 1938 - Sep. 14, 1938.    Son of William Pleasant Hedrick & Nora Idella Williams.

MARTIN, JOSEPH P.     Jun. 11, 1888 - Jul. 24, 1966.    Son of Robert Martin & Polly Ann Williams (moved to Lead Belt). Children: Oggie Marie (m. Clifford Arisman, m. Elmo Price, buried at Tedder Cem. - Van Buren), Edna M. (m. Edward Tyree), bennie (dec.), Dorsey, & 2 Inf. girls. WW I, Mo. Pvt. Co. 165 Depot Brig.

MARTIN, ORA ANNABELL WILLIAMS     Apr. 4, 1889 - Apr. 7, 1968.    Daughter of Benjamin F. & Mahalia A. Williams. 

MARTIN, INFANT    No dates.    Daughter of Joseph P. Martin and Ora Williams.   

MARTIN, INFANT    No dates.    Daughter of Joseph P. Martin and Ora Williams.   

HUSBAND & WIFE: 
NELSON, JOSEPH
     Dec. 24, 1844 - Mar. 18, 1939.    'Barney Joe.'    Son of Robert Nelson & Nancy Jane Pryor. Children: Mincie (m. 1) Jack Raper, m. 2) John Hedrick, buried at Boss Cemetery)., John, W. F., Dolly J. (m. William 'Pony' Crocker), Mary E. (m. J. F. Short) & Cora A. (m. Isaac Burger). Stepfather of Martha A. Harris Cunningham (b. 1867, buried at Boss Cemetery). He raised his family on Barney Creek. Joined Christian Church, later joined Church of God.
NELSON, NANCY JANE
HARRIS    Dec. 2, 1840 - Feb. 27, 1910.    Daughter of Pachence Dill Williams & stepdaughter of Rev. R. C. Williams.

NELSON, JOHN W. F.     Apr. 9, 1876 - Jun. 21, 1904.    Son of Joseph Nelson & Nancy J. Harris.

SHORT, MARY EVELINE NELSON    Aug. 9, 1871 - Mar. 11, 1900.    Daughter of Joseph Nelson & Nancy J. Harris. Married James Frank 'Jim' Short, Oct. 29, 1891, Dent Co., Children: Bertie (m. William Hicklin Hedrick), Elmer J. & a son who died in infancy (buried at Short Cemetery Crawford Co.). J. F. married 2) Amanda J. Adams, the daughter of Matthew Adams & Josephine Gallaher, and reared another family. He is buried at Mountain View, Missouri.

TYREE, HENRY 'EDWARD', JR.     Nov. 25, 1928 - Sep. 2, 1930.    Son of Henry 'Edward' Tyree, Sr. & Edna M. Martin.

TYREE, HENRY 'EDWARD', SR.     1907 - 1978.    Married Edna M. Martin (b. 1911, daughter of Joe Martin & Ora Williams; child Henry 'Edward', Jr.

HUSBAND & WIFE: 
WILLIAMS, REV. ROLAND C.
     Born about 1820 to 1824 in Jackson Co. TN.    Son of Emanuel & Tobitha Williams. Children: Benjamin F. and Rebecca Martella (m. Jasper N. Tucker of Reynolds Co., 1877 Dent Co. at  Roland Williams home). Roland was one of first ministers in Osage Twp.. Settled on Barney Creek on old Iron Mountain Trail.
WILLIAMS, PACHENCE
DILL     Born about 1820 to 1826, died bef. 1900.     Mother of Nancy Jane Harris (m. Joseph Nelson).

HUSBAND & WIFE:  Married Dec. 23, 1886, Short Bend, Dent Co. (by Rev. John Worsham).
WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN F.
     Jan. 10, 1861 - Mar. 11, 1929.    Son of Rev. Roland C. Williams & Pachence Dill. Resided on farm settled by his father. Many of his family members moved to Lead Belt.
WILLIAMS, MAHALIA A.
ELLIS    Jun. 9, 1867 - Apr. 16, 1842.    Daughter of Dr. Jeremiah Stanton Ellis & Sarah Capps (buried at Ellis Cemetery). Came to Dent Co. when small child. Christian since early life. 12 Children: Ora (m. Joseph Martin), Della (m. Pleasant Hedrick), ____ (daughter) m. Albert Lawson, Margie Belle (m. Louis Lawson), Ada (m. Elner Davis), ____ (daughter) m. Earl McGee (Viola Cross), Frank & 5 children who died in infancy.

WILLIAMS, INFANT    No dates.    Child of Benjamin F. Williams & Mahalia A. Ellis.

WILLIAMS, INFANT    No dates.    Child of Benjamin F. Williams & Mahalia A. Ellis.

WILLIAMS, INFANT    No dates.    Child of Benjamin F. Williams & Mahalia A. Ellis.

WILLIAMS, INFANT    No dates.    Child of Benjamin F. Williams & Mahalia A. Ellis.

WILLIAMS, INFANT    No dates.    Child of Benjamin F. Williams & Mahalia A. Ellis.


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