Y HIGHWAY CEMETERY (NEW CAPE FAIR) We are grateful to Brian Shay for listing this cemetery which is located on Y Highway, southwest of Cape Fair.
NAME BORN DIED Carr, Clemetine Sep 10, 1856 Sep 10, 1870 Carr, Cordelia Aug 26, 1870 Sep 20, 1870 Carr, James R(B?) Aug 26, 1892 Apr 12, 1893 Carr, Lucy M. Jun 28, 1876 Apr 12, 1893 Costlow, Charles(Charley?)no dates Costlow, Ella(Ellis?) no dates Costlow, Osie(Osie Jewel?)no dates Costlow, Ray no dates Costlow, Rossie no dates Deeds, Dawn Krista Dec 20, 1966 Aug 28, 1993 Edwards, Bill no dates Edwards/Thompson, same stone Elihugh Aug 25, 1825 May 23, 1885 Thompson, Rosie Jan 11, 1869 Apr 7, 1888 Thompson, Elihu A Jun 9, 1855 Oct 2, 1885 Edwards, Elsie May 2, 1903 dau of Anne Edwards Edwards, Jno. A. no dates Co. I 6th Kansas Cavalry Edwards, Otis A. no dates Edwards, Wm no dates Co. A 1st Arkansas Cavalry Frazier, J. L. no dates Corp. Co. G 1st Arkansas Cavalry Holmes, Jessica Jane Jun 4, 1995 Jun 13, 1995 Jones, Jos. H. no dates Co. H 15th Missouri Cavalry Martin, Jessie D(O?). Oct 17, 1848 Now 26, 1894 Maxwell, Mary May 14, 1852 July 12, 1888 wife of D H Maxwell McDowell, Lewis May 3, 1917 Aug 23, 1918 McDowell, Sarah E. Mar 1, 1877 Oct 22, 1927 Painter, Kenneth no dates Co. B Gilpin's MO MTD VOLS MEX WAR Porter/Grove, same stone Porter, Chance Collin Feb 25, 1984 May 1, 1988 Grove, Landon Floyd Jan 8, 1987 May 16, 1988 Ryan, A. V. Apr ?, 1879 Oct 23, 1907 born WVA Smith, Robert Dale May 23, 1932 Jan 30, 1998 temp Funeral Home marker Summers, Elizabeth unreadable dates Summers, Sarah Jun 8, 1822 Dec 10, 1866 Taylor, Samuel May 11, ???? unreadable Thompson, ? rest unreadable Wells, Wiley Oct 12, 1825 Oct 2, 1863 Killed Oct 2, 1863 (poss. CW Vet?) Wilson, James L. Nov 3, ???? son of ML Wilson Wilson, Melissa Isabella Mar 29, 1894 Age 42 yr 10 mo 6 d wife of Leroy Wilson 2 stones with initials only C. O. J. B. C. (these are leaning against the north fence) 1 stone only marking aged 23 (this is poss Wilson, Julia A by comparing stone placement to Corps of Engineers map) 4 wooden markers stating UNKNOWN(These don't correspond to grave locations on the map) 2 wooden unmarked markers(1 broken) 25+ chunks of stone set in rows all unmarked (these are in an overgrown section running downhill) Numerous depressions possibly indicating unmarked graves These names are listed on the Corps of Engineers removal report but no marked stones are present. Barlow, Unknown Carney, Pauline Carney, Infant Carter, Mattie Carter, Unknown Costlow, O L Cos_ell, Laura N Edwards, Bertha Edwards, Emma Edwards, Jonas Edwards, Martha Edwards, Melvina Edwards, W M Fergerson, Unknown Henson, J Jones, Rachel Jones, Will Jones, Unknown Maxwell, D H Maxwell, Infant McDowell, Unknown Miller, B S Miller, George Miller, Unknown Miller, Unknown Sheif, Unknown Sheif, Unknown Sheif, Unknown Smith, Lewis L J Thornly, B Tilden, Albert J Tilden, Author Tilden, Candis Tilden, Elmer Tilden, Iva Tilden, Nancy Tilden, Roy Tilden, Sarah Tilden, Sarah Tilden, Steve Tilden, Infant Tilden, Unknown M. B. F. C. O. L. M. All of the Tildens were moved from Tilden Cemetery on or after May 1957. It is possible they were later relocated elsewhere. There are depressions where the graves should be.
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