GRAVEL HILL CEMETERY
Jackson

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The Gravel Hill Cemetery in 1960 was a wilderness with cedar trees blown down, persimmon sprouts, honeysuckle, running rose and sagebrush.  Because of loved ones buried there, Mrs. Truman B. Miller (Grandchild of Mahala Slinkard) and Mrs. Bessie Thomas decided to see what could be done.  Enlisting the help of several men, they saw the cemetery restored.

A log church called the Presbyterian School Church was once across from the cemetery. A new road has been cut thru about where the log church once stood. Robert Lail, Jr. inherited 40 acres of land on Kinder's Creek, 3 miles beyond Bollinger's Mill ( a military Land Warrant from his father, Robert Lail. On 26 Feb. 1859 he deeded 4 acres located 10 ft. above bluff spring NW 1/4 section 18TS31 Range 11E to Asa Stepp, Joseph Chandler, Randol N. Burford, trustees for a meeting house for all orthodox Christian and to be used for school purposes (Bk V P 170). The church membership listed until about 1886, when they start going to other churches in the Burfordville area.

The cemetery is located west of Jackson, off highway 34. Turn off 34 before crossing the bridge to Gravel Hill. The "Kinder Hook" turn to the right and it will take you directly to the cemetery. Both Mr. Miller and Mrs. Thomas have passed away, however, a committee has been started and a fund donated to keep this old cemetery restored. Donations can be sent to Rada Lou Miller Kemp, Treas. 626 Sue Drive Jackson MO 63755...

(Transcribed by Christine Walters from the "Collage of Cape Girardeau" June 1982 Issue)

BAST, G.W. 1841 - 1930
BAST, George Aug 25, 1795 - Jul 3, 1882
BAST, Ruth Bell 1806 - 1891 w/o George

BROWN, Carrie J. 8 Mar 1870 - 30 Jan 1887 w/o .R. Brown

BULLOCK, John H. 16 Jul 1842 - no date
BULLOCK, Mary J. 16 Jul 1818 - 6 Jun 1902 w/o J.H.

BURFORD, A.J.S. 20 Aug 1844 - 21 Jan 1903
BURFORD, Frank 1869 - 1936
BURFORD, Infant Son b/d 4 Aug 1878 of D.W. & S.G.
BURFORD, James S. 21 Apr 1852 - 3 May 1885
BURFORD, John B. 14 Apr 1840 - 19 Apr 1871
BURFORD, Josephine d 11 Oct 1859 d/o Dr. K.H.
BURFORD, Josephine 25 Oct 1872 - 20 Feb 1883 d/o A.J.D. & M.E.
BURFORD, Kennels 30 Jul 1891 - 17 Mar 1899 s/o W.S. & Belle
BURFORD, Louisa E. d 17 May 1862 age 37 w/o Dr. K.H.
BURFORD, Mary E. 14 Oct 1842 - 4 Feb 1918 w/o A.J.D.
BURFORD, Mary J. w/o J. 1859 - 1902
BURFORD, Stella 1869 - 1919 w/o Frank
BURFORD, Walter E. 18 Jul 1891 - 9 Jul 1920
BURFORD, Winnie D. 10 Oct 1892 (1y 1m 28d) d/o J.H. & L.H.

BURNETTE, Louisa 14 Sep 1855 - 20 May 1922

COFER, Jefferson d 19 Sep 1876 14 years s/o J.A. & S.J.
COFER, R.B. 8 Jan 1859 - 14 Jul 1870

ESTOS, Burn 17 Feb 1871 - 5 Nov 1890
ESTOS, Joseph H. 25 Aug 1865 - 25 Jan 1940
ESTOS, Laura 6 Jun 1862 - 12 Oct 1890 d/o Johnson Limbaugh
ESTOS, Lavina L. d 10 Nov 1901 age 68
ESTOS, Lourane 7 Apr 1901 age 37y 7m

GIBBS, Flossie Bell 20 May 1895 - 18 Apr 1899
GIBBS, Zaldie Van 18 May 1891 - 11 Nov 1892

HAHN, Morley M. 16 Oct 1881
HARTLE, Jesse Manuel 15 Mar 1877 - 5 Aug 1881
HORN, Mary E. (Langston) 1848 - 1926.

KELLER, June Ellen, b. Nov 24, 1939; d. Jul 29, 2010; d/o Leslie Hayes & Ruby Faye Leslie Jauch; md. William J. Keller 22 June 1962 in Cape Girardeau.  (Submitted by Catherine Allison)

KINNISON, Barbara 8 Jul 1887 age 35 w/o H.W.
KINNISON, Infant Dau of H.W. & B. 6 Feb 1885 - 18 Feb 1885

KINDER, Ann Berry 1842 - 1914
KINDER, Dora 1 Mar 1868 - 12 Sep 1875 d/o W.F. & M.
KINDER, James Wilison 26 Jul 1841 - 15 Nov 1912
KINDER, Jessie d 6 Jul 1884 age 2 y d/o S.J. & S.
KINDER, Jonathan 17 Dec 1868 Lincoln Co NC
KINDER, Malichi 1847 - 1914
KINDER, Mary A. d 2 Oct 1911 age 84
KINDER, Sallie 6 Nov 1842 - 26 Dec 1886
KINDER, Samuel J. 6 Apr 1834 - 5 Nov 1903
KINDER, Sophia 1805 Sutt Co. NC - 14 Oct 1889
KINDER, Wilson Franklin 19 Oct 1884 - 15 Jan 1902 s/o J.F. & V.

LAIL, Lucy (Allen) 14 Feb 1822 - 29 Feb 1890
LAIL, Robert 25 May 1823 - 23 Jan 1886

LANGSTON
Amelia 25 Dec 1870 - 12 Jan 1932
Anne E. (Proffer) 22 Feb 1852 - 23 Mar 1913 s/o James
Effie D. 13 Sep 1879 - 5 Jun 1880 d/o H. & M.
Hiram Co m 13th IL Cal.
Inde Ann 20 Jul 1850 - 15 Apr 1873 w/o James
James 23 Jun 1852 -25 Sep 1900
James H. 30 Sep 1873 - 22 Oct 1918
Mary (Lail) 4 Oct 1848 - 9 Feb 1926

LESLIE
J.E. 17 Feb 1879 - 24 Dec 1908
M.E. 4 Aug 1838 - 29 Dec 1896
R.W. 26 Jul 1876 - 22 Sep 1900 s/o W.H. & M.E.


MOORE, Jessly W. 1846 - 28 Jul 1886

NEWELL, Turrel & Wife - no dates

PEDIGO, Alice Odessa 22 Mar 1882 - 13 Mar 1883
PEDIGO, W.Z. d 19 Apr 1882 age 23 w/o G.M.

PHELPS, Quiller N. 7 Jun 1840 - 19 Apr 1887
PHELPS, Thomas J. 3 May 1832 - 3 Jun 1911

PROFFER, Martha A. (Lail) 14 Nov 1856 - 2 Mar 1888 w/o F.M. Proffer

THOMAS
Anna M. Mar 1881 - 3 Nov 1900 d/o L.F. & Lourana E.
Louis F. 9 Mar 1845 - 18 Sep 1922
Lourana E. 4 Nov 1839 - 17 Jun 1914 w/o Louis F.
Richard E. 15 Nov 1874 - 15 Jul 1891 s/o L.F. & Lourana E.

RANDELL, Fay 1893 - 1925

REITMAN
Henry 28 Oct 1859 - 13 Oct 1920
Henry L. 27 Feb 1891 - 14 Oct 1892 s/o H. & M.
Infant Daugher 15 Nov 1875 - 16 Nov 1875 d/o H.W. & M.L.
Margaret L. 15 Nov 1864 - 25 May 1900

ROSS, Lulie 27 Nov 1888 - 18 Jun 1889 d/o J.W. & J.
ROSS, Troy L. b/d 2 Sep 1889 s/o J.W. & Jose


SCIVALLY, Mary d 16 Sep 1870 age 53y 1m
SCIVALLY, Thomas 1 Dec 1849 - 10 Apr 1871

SLAUGHTER, Nancy G. 2 Jul 1874 - 24 Sep 1875 d/o W. & W.J.

SLINKARD
Eli 10 Oct 1865 - 7 Apr 1936
Nicholas 28 Jul 1839 - 18 Dec 1922
Frederick Joe 6 Apr 1845 - 15 Jul 1920
Mahala 24 Dec 1841 - 16 Jul 1932 s/o G.W. Bast
Allie 17 Dec 1817 - 9 Aug 1892
Joseph 7 Apr 1813 - 1 Apr 1863
Sarah 1842 - 1886
Nancy 1874 - 1875

STEPP, Asa 27 Jul 1820 - 23 Mar 1894
STONE, F.M. 16 Nov 1833 - 23 Sep 1915
STONE, Fannie C. 2 Nov 1858 - ?

THOMAS
Lemuel C. d 6 Apr 1870 s/o L.F. & Lourana E.
Sophia C. d 3 Jun 1880 d/o L.F.
Horace 15 Jul 1872 - 16 Aug 1891 s/o L.F. & Lourana E.
Willis Manson 1877 - 1948
Bessie 2 Mar 1885 - 11 Jul 1966
Warren L. 1921 - 1924
Thelma B. 15 Mar 1916 - 24 Jul 1916 d/o W. & B.

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