St. John's Lutheran Church Original Cemetery Abandoned - Monett, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
N 36° 52.288 W 093° 58.199
15S E 413548 N 4081053
Quick Description: A cemetery left abandoned when a newer cemetery was built a couple of miles away in rural Barry County, Missouri
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/26/2014 7:03:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMKTA8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Raine
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Long Description:
This cemetery was established in 1884. After 12 graves were put into this cemetery, a new cemetery was established 2 miles further south near the St. John's Lutheran Church in Stones Prairie in 1901. Four other burials were done at this old cemetery in 1923, 1930 x 2, and 1939, then the cemetery was abandoned, leaving just 16 graves.
Earliest Burial: 9/26/1884

Latest Burial: 3/24/1939

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