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Cooper Cemetery


On Highway 29 about 2 1/2 miles N of Platte City, Missouri, Township 53, Range 35, Section 14. The cemetery is unfenced and fast disappearing. Only a few monuments are left and they are flat on the ground. A family cemetery. Cooper
Cornilius, b: 6/22/1802, d: 8/18/1875
infant, d: 5/27/1886
Isabel Masters, b: 8/3/1813, wife of John Y.
John T. whose land was near the farm where this cemetery is found.
John Y., b: 6/9/1803, d: 5/1/1879 "Three miles N of Platte City." (From Paxton's Annals of Platte County, Missouri, page 681)
Minnie May, daughter of J. T. & P. A., b: 6/25/1883, d: 4/19/1884
Nancy, wife of Cornilus, d: 12/28/1882, age 69 years, 29 days, b: 1813 Hodges
Mary E., wife of James B. Hodges, d: 2/22/1883, age 23 years, 10 months, 20 days