Parks and Vining Family 
Cemetery

Cemetery is hidden on a knoll off Harold Meyer Road. The cemetery is in excellent condition and is well maintained.

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Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf September 15, 1999. Validated in the summer of 2010 and all stones digitized.
The pictures of the tombstones are in the possession of the Cairo Historical Society.

Additional notes: Polly Vining was the wife of James Brown and a daughter of David Vining, who is buried next to her. Caroline Vining, another daughter of David Vining married Jeptha Barnum and their young son is buried alongside his grandfather. SH


  1. Polly, w/o James Brown, d. November 5, 1856, aged 48y7m3d

  2. David Vining, d. May 21, 1840, in the 61st year of his age

  3. Jacob, s/o Jeptha & Caroline Barnum, b. June 25, 1839, d. May 20, 1842 

  4. Solomon Bunt, b. October 4, 1777,  d. June 10, 1844

  5. Peter Parks, d. May 31, 1850, aged 25y

  6. Frances A., d/o Peter & Lydia Parks, d. January 3, 1849, aged 8m

  7. Mary, w/o Benjamin Parks, d. February 11, 1859, aged 54y9m10d


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