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Pettis County, Missouri


Dresden Black Cemetery

Dresden Township - Section 23. Located 1.3 miles east of Dresden on the north side of the county road that parallels the RR tracks, Cemetery is immediately west of the quarry property.

Recorded June 5, 2003, by George C. Willick. All rights reserved.

Listings without spaces are on one marker.

Bass, John H.; Jan 15, 1887 - Feb 26, 1959
Bass, Mintie L.; Mar 15, 1877 - July 26, 1959

Bass, Willard L. Jr.; May 1, 1928 - Dec 14, 1964; Missouri, Sgt. 93 Engr. Const. Bn, Korea (bushhog damage)

Carter, Maggie M.; 1863 - 1941

Davis, ____ (Wife & Mother)

Harlan, Jennie Lee; 1872 - 1934

Harris, Robert; June 5, 1896 - June 22, 1948; Texas, Pvt, 537 Engrs., WW I

Harris, Rosetta; Sept 11, 1906 - Sept 30, 1985

Parker, Tom; Mar 8, 1871 - Oct 11, 1950; "A Gentle Man"

Price, Armstead (concrete)

Price Clark; Aug 6, 1840 - Aug 21, 1911 - age 71
Price Adeline; Jan 25, 1838 - Mar 20, 1909 - age 72

Price, Walter (concrete)

Rattler, Dave & Mary (concrete)

Scott, Cassie; 1887 - 1905

Scott, Charlie C.; 1892 - 1943

Sims, Lucille C.; May 30, 1916 - Jan 5, 1964

Smith, Elmer W.; Dec 3, 1899 - Oct 2, 1973

Smith, George & Nellie (concrete)

Smith, Howard W.; Jan 31, 1869 - Oct 29, 1958
Smith, Nannie L., Nov 28, 1871 - Mar 21, 1957

Thomas, Allen; (concrete)

Thomas, Myrtle; Jan 23, 1891 - May 24, 1959

Thuston, Ola; 1944 (concrete)

Thuston, William - 1951 & Lucie - 1944 (concrete)

Valentine, John; 1854 - 1917
Valentine, Addie; 1855 - 1936

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[There are many concrete markers now unreadable due to bush-hogging and acid rain. Also some unreadable mortuary markers. The names below were recorded here years ago and are missing above. GCW]

Bass, Georgia; 1867 - 1952 (Grandmother)

Bass, Hubbert

Davis, Tom

Hawkins, ____; 1850 - 1912 (broken)

Hawkins, Samuel W., 1860 - April 30, 1912

Lewis, Julie & Stella

Price, Walter; 1871 - 1927 [NOT the same Walter Price above. GCW]

Scroggin, Alberta; 1892 - 1943 (Mother)

Scroggin, John; 1881 - 1933

Smith, John; Dec 26, 1829 - Dec 22, 191_ (limestone marker)

White, Ella; 1890 - 1943