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Pettis County, Missouri


PRAIRIE CHAPEL Cemetery

Washington Township, Section 48 (NW quarter). From Sedalia: South on 65 to 52. West on 52 six miles to section road. South on section road one mile to junction with Elm Branch road...turn east, cemetery on south side of road in the copse of woods.

Cemetery is unattended and long abandoned. Seriously damaged by the elements and fallen trees. Last known burial 1929.

Cleared, markers righted, and recorded by Mr. & Mrs. J. C. & Carol Mahnken of Green Ridge, MO, on 5 weekends in January & February of 2006. A difficult job as it was badly overgrown.


Listings without spaces are on one marker.


___, infant, b&d 1875

____, James; 1880 - 1889

B___field, Alfred, son of _ & L.; Nov 9, 1871 - Nov 24, 1888 [footstone A.B.]

Bennett, John F., son of W. L. & Josie; Mar 9 1896 - Aug 9, 1896 [footstone J.F.B.]

Brown, James W., son of R. C. & Lucretia; Dec 13, 1903 - Jan 15, 1904 [footstone J.W.B.]

Canaday, Levonia, dau of D. B. & Cora B.; April 4, 1891 - April 14, 1891

Canaday, Ellen, wife of D. B.; Aug 28, 1855 - Nov 3, 1888 [footstone E.C.]

Couch, Nancy C. Myers, wife of Felix J.; died Mar 19, 1889 - aged 27y, 4m, & 14d [footstones N.C.C. & MAMMA]
Couch, Elbert A. F., son of F. J. & Nancy C.; died May 9, 1889 [footstones E.A.F.C. & BABY]

Durrill, Francis L., son of R. & L. M.; Aug 14, 1890 - July 12, 1890 [footstone F.L.D.]

Hoover, Lena, wife of H. C.; Oct 19, 1866 - Jan 12, 1908 [footstone MAMMA]

Hoover, Richard, son of C. & L.; Nov 25, 1888 - June 21, 1889 [footstone R.I.C.H. or RICH.]

Lipp, Henry; May 15, 1816 - July 17, 1891 - aged 75y, 2m, & 2d
"Erected by his daugher, Eliza E. Lipp Beck"

Moffett, Walter R., son of E. K. & M. L.; Mar 31, 1891 - July 31, 1891 [footstone W.R.M.]

Myers, Joel C.; June 10, 1867 - Jan 8, 1890 [footstone J.C.M.]
Myers, Livvia C.; June 11, 1870 - Jan 7, 1891 [footstone L.C.M.]

Myers, Polly Ann Kenney, wife of Franklin; Apr 1, 1837 - Nov 14, 1886 - aged 49y, 7m, and 13d [footstone P.A.K.M.]

Myers, William M., son of S. J. & E. B.; Mar 18, 1890 - Dec 8, 1890 [footstone W.M.M.]

Reed, Waldo Ivan, son of E. & F.; Sept 13, 1915 - Sept 17, 1915

Rice, infant son of W. M. & L. M.; Nov 27, 1888

Robinson, Inse B.; Aug 31 1894 - July 28, 1895 [footstone I.B.R.]
Robinson, Jessie M.; Dec 22, 1890 - Aug 7, 1891 [footstone J.M.R.]
Robinson, W. Chester; Dec 22, 1890 - Aug 9, 1891 [footstone W.C.R.]
Robinson, (unnamed infant) [footstone INFANT]

Robinson, Ira A.; Nov 19, 1892 - Aug 29, 1897 [footstone I.A.R.]

Robinson, Johnie; June 28, 1896 - July 14, 1896 [footstone J.R.]

Robinson, Joseph J.; April 18, 1817 - Mar 25, 1896
Robinson, Malinda; Dec 25, 1821 - ___(no data)

Schluesing, Catherine M., wife of John F.; April 13, 1843 - July 21, 1890

Willis, H. J.; 1830 - 1897 [footstone H.J.W.]
Willis, Nancy J.; 1847 - 1929 [footstone N.J.W.]