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Graves in Dowty Cemetery, Laclede County, Missouri.

The following is a list of some Death Records on graves in Dowty Cemetery, Laclede County, Missouri. The graves found in this gravestone transcription were recorded in the 1960s. There may have been more burials in this graveyard after that date.


Henry Votaw, born 2 Sept. 1814-died 26 Oct. 1881
Artemesia Votaw, born 1826-died 1908
James Votaw, George Votaw, John Votaw & Helen Votaw 
(all on one stone)
Herman O. Votaw born 1870-died 1957
Elizabeth, his wife, born 22 Jan. 1867-died 14 Sept. 1947

Michil Depue, Co. L. 14th Kan. Cav.

Monta E. Young, born 5 Nov. 1896-died 28 May 1962
Claude Young, born 15 Apr. 1897
Velma, dau. of Claude and Martha Young, born 26 Sept. 1918-
died Apr. 1920

Isebelle Martin, born 12 Nov. 1860-died 13 Oct. 1940

William E. Martin, born 1884-died 1956
Monta, his wife, born 1881

Paradine Gibson, born 10 Jan.-died 13 Dec. 1881
Maggie Gibson, born 4 Apr. 1887-died 11 May 1917
Ugene Gibson, born 12 Oct. 1916-died 13 Oct. 1917

John H. Huff, born 9 Dec. 1867-died 10 Mar. 1905
Emmete Huff, born 26 Nov. 1897-died 16 Oct. 1904

James W. Thomas, born 6 Apr. 1892-died 17 May 1964
Alzenia, his wife, born 27 Sept. 1896-died 7 June 1943
Ada Thomas, born 14 Jan. 1900-died 11 Nov. 1902

Charley E. Crabtree, born 11 June 1883-died 1962
Katie, his wife, born 12 Sept. 1879-22 Apr. 1953
Tracy Crabtree, 3 Apr. 1903-21 Nov. 1904

Debbie Sue Shepherd, born 2 Feb.-died 5 Feb. 1964

Sam M. Walker, born 19 June 1874-died 1 July 1961
Leona, his wife, born 12 Sept. 1875-died 15 Apr. 1953
Married 19 Dec. 1895
Elaine, dau. of Sam & L. Walker, born 27 Sept. 1904-died 8 July 1906
Kenneth E., son of Sam & L. Walker, born 17 Sept. 1912-died 7 Mar. 1913

George M. Walker, born 9 Jan. 1890-died 6 Aug. 1962
Ann M., his wife, born 25 May 1894-
Married 19 Nov. 1916
Catherine R., dau. of G. M. & A. M. Walker, born 4 Jan. 1921- died 3 
May 1935
Enoch Walker, born 28 Feb. 1839-died 25 Feb. 1920
Rachel E., his wife, born 28 Feb. 1849-died 16 Mar. 1927

Nannie Walker, born 25 Mar. 1876-died 10 Oct. 1899
Jimmie Walker, born 19 July 1894-died 5 Dec. 1900

John A. Henson, born 1 May 1863-died 24 July 1904
Mary A., his wife, born 6 June 1870-died 24 Feb. 1944
Infant son of J. A. & M. A. Henson, born & died 1906
Infant dau. of J. A. & M. A. Henson, born & died 1909
Billie Henson, born 14 Sept. 1921-died 3 Mar. 1934

James M. Henson, born 8 Sept. 1865-died 13 Jan. 1934
Viola A., his wife, born 24 Jan. 1867-died 12 Oct. 1950

George Marion Henson, Missouri Pvt. 19 Const. Co. Air Svc. W. W. I
born 25 Feb. 1893-died 10 July 1963
Barbara Ellen, wife of G. W. Henson, born 7 Sept. 1899

Virgil A. Henson, born 1891-died 1892
Lena Ruth Henson, born 1896-died 1898
Charlie Henson, born 1904-died 1918
Hugh Henson, born & died 1909
J. H. Henson, born 1 June 1838-died 26 June 1884
John W. Henson, born 21 Sept. 1901-died 18 Aug. 1960

Edward N. Henson, born 1898
Nancy L., his wife, born 1916

"Father" James B. Henson, born 21 July 1889-died 30 June 1958

1st Lieut. Adoniram A. Keys, Co. F 422nd Inf.
Ruth Ellen Keys, born 1 Oct. 1846-died 15 May 1919

Infant son of R. E., Jr. & Ida Eaton, born 15 Sept.-died 16 Sept. 1904

Infant son of J. R. & Sarah Newberry, born 25 June-died 7 Aug. 1877
Sarah E., wife of J. R. Newberry, born Aug. 1847-died 8 Aug. 1877
James R., husb. of S. E. Newberry, born 11 Mar. 1843-died 24 July 1881

Hiram Price, died 1889
Nancy Price (no date)
Cora J. Price (no date)
George Price, died 1910

Walter Dry, Missouri Pvt. 142 Inf. 36th Div. 14 Sept. 1918
Dorothy Viola Dry, born 27 Mar.-died 27 Dec. 1918

John Ogle, born 12 Aug. 1846-died 9 Aug. 1930
Mary Ann, his wife, born 27 Jan. 1851-died 29 Nov. 1914

F. S. (Vess) Ogle, born 12 Jan. 1872-died 17 Mar. 1951
Maggie E., his wife, born 22 Feb. 1875-died 7 May 1950
John Ogle, born 1897-died 1910
Verlan E. Ogle, born 27 Feb. 1906-died 7 Sept. 1943

William L. Ogle, born 30 Oct. 1875-died 24 Aug. 1949
Rose B., his wife, born 13 April 1879-died 13 May 1945

Finis H. Ogle, born 14 Feb. 1874-died 10 Mar. 1956
Leona Brackett, his wife, born 6 June 1876-died 16 May 1943

George W. Ogle, born 30 Sept. 1877-died 19 Mar. 1953
Verdia A. Ogle, born 26 April 1883-died 19 May 1947
married 24 Jan. 1906
Infant son of G. W. & V. A. Ogle, born 30 Jan.-died 3 Feb. 1914

Melvin Ogle, born 2 Jan. 1882
Ella Philipps, his wife, born 27 Dec. 1886-died 8 Nov. 1960

Marvin E. Ogle, born 10 Dec. 1901-died 17 Feb. 1942
Gladys L., his wife, born 29 Sept. 1905

James E. Ogle, born 10 Dec. 1901-died 15 Jan. 1961
Myrtle A., his wife, born 29 Dec. 1905

Clarence Ogle, born 1911-died 1920
Velma Ogle, born 1915-died 1917

Cheri Lynn Ogle, born 26 July 1952-died 30 July 1964

Gary W. Arnold, born 7 Sept. 1939-died 20 Dec. 1960

Jesse M. Brackett
James M. Brackett
J. W. Brackett
(All on one stone unreadable) Jesse was a full Cherokee Indian who
left with his band when they were moved to Okla. but he slipped 
away and went back, marrying and raised a big family.

No. 212, A.O.U.W. Joseph B., husband of S. J. Brackett, born 19 Jan. 1842-
died 8 July 1906
Sarah J., wife of J. B. Brackett, born 13 Dec. 1841-died 28 Jan. 1901
Henry M., son of J. B. & S. J. Brackett, born 7 Nov. 1881-died 5 Feb. 1888
James M. Brackett, born 18 Sept. 1869-died 30 Dec. 1939
Anna J., his wife, born 24 Sept. 1880

Mary & Flora, children of J. H. & S. M. Cox (no dates)
James H., husband of S. M. Cox, 11 Oct. 1841-died 7 Sept. 1878

Susannah, wife of Daniel Hankins, born 24 Apr. 1833-died 18 Feb. 1905
"Mother" Rebecca Hankins, born 1886-died 1965
"Son" Edward L. Hankins, born 1905-died 1947

Julia Ann Coyle, born 25 June 1843-died 25 Feb. 1924

Sarah E., wife of Jacob Decker, born 23 May 1840-died 22 July 1882
Wm. J. Decker, born 1 Jan. 1886-died 5 Aug. 1901
Lucinda E. Decker Rysard, born 23 May 1862-died 8 April 1936

Simon P. Decker, born 2 Feb. 1885-died 23 Dec. 1961
Minnie E., his wife, born 16 June 1885
Iona, dau. of S. P. & M. E. Decker, born 1 July 1919-died 17 Dec. 1938

Joseph W. Proctor, born 20 Mar. 1874-died 22 Oct. 1944
Rosa, his wife, born 16 Mar. 1874-died 27 May 1903

Samuel Crumley, born 1841-died 1896
Harriett Crumley, bornn 1840-died 1894

James H. Smith, born 18 Oct. 1862-died 31 Dec. 1932
Siota, his wife, born 21 Oct. 1868-died 10 Nov 1934

George W. Dougan, Pvt. 4th 2nd Cav., born 22 Feb. 1837-died 23 July 1918
Mary E. Dougan, born 12 Mar. 1840-died 1 Mar. 1898

Benjamin F., husband of Drusie Tipton, born 18 Jan. 1857-died 19 June 1890
Mary and Margaret, daus. of B. F. & Anna Tipton, born 6 Jan.-died 9 Oct. 1887

James A. McDaniel, born 10 Nov. 1857-died 27 July 1929
Serelda E. McDaniel, born 28 Oct. 1860-died 27 Feb. 1936

Joseph Elbert McDaniel, born 17 Aug. 1887-died 18 Mar. 1962
Mattie McDaniel, born 12 Mar. 1888-2 May 1930

James H. McDaniel, born 1872-died 1954
Glona Florence McDaniel, born 8 May 1876-died 13 Nov. 1937

Montroville Eldredge, born 11 Jan. 1847-died 5 Apr. 1934
Margaret Eldredge, born 23 Nov. 1858-died 26 Dec. 1912
Father George A. Eldredge, born 1887-1930
Emerson A. Eldredge, born 16 Dec. 1888-died 20 May 1931

Glen Otis Meyers, born 9 Dec. 1921-died 14 Sept. 1965
Ruth Evelyn Meyers, born 14 Dec. 1920

William W. Pearcy, born 13 Jan. 1878-died 12 July 1966
Lula L., his wife, born 16 Aug. 1877-died 14 Feb. 1956

"Our Darling" E. L. Avery, born 25 Dec. 1939-died 7 Mar. 1941
Jimmie Lee Avery, born 15 Feb.-died 28 Feb. 1945

Frank Miller, born 29 June 1876-died 20 Feb. 1918
Relza Davis Miller, born 1884-died 1948

Roy Lee Wrinkle, born 1892-1964
Mary Irene Wrinkle, born 1895-died 1935

Cora A. Klein, born 19 Apr. 1904-died 19 Mar. 1965
George J. Klein, born 15 Aug. 1883

Alberta, dau. of Wm. & Ann Wilson, 17 May 1916

Reve. C. F. Pryer, born 16 Dec. 1855-died 19 Mar. 1925
Floyd R. Pryer, born 16 Feb. 1883-died 29 Mar. 1962
Clyda M. Pryer, born 9 Dec. 1887-died 24 Jan. 1953
George W., son of F. R. & C. M. Pryer, born 30 Dec. 1919-died 3 Jan. 1920

Cleo S. Jonts, son of J. H. & R. R., born 28 Jan. 1908-died 11 Mar. 1910

Johnny A. Wagner, born 1913-died 1965
Faye I. Wagner, born 1915

William J. Nigh, born 20 Dec. 1869-died 8 Nov. 1943
Octavia Nigh, born 2 Dec. 1876

Larry Lee Campbell, born 13 July-died 23 Nov. 1941

Rebecca E. Campbell, born 1877-died 1957
Alfred N. Campbell, born 1873-died 1958

Thanks go out to Kathy for this database.

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