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Cedar County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Cedar County

Index to Locations

  • Near Bear Creek Lindley Prairie Cemetery
  • El Dorado Springs City Cemetery
  • El Dorado Springs El Dorado Springs Cemetery
  • Stockton Gum Springs Cemetery
  • Stockton Stockton Cemetery


    Lindley Prairie Cemetery
    Near Bear Creek, Cedar County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Jackson Gravely (1828-1872) — also known as Joseph J. Gravely — of Stockton, Cedar County, Mo. Born near Leatherwood, Henry County, Va., September 5, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1853-54; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention, 1861; member of Missouri state senate, 1862-64; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1867-69; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1871-72; died in office 1872. Died in Stockton, Cedar County, Mo., April 28, 1872 (age 43 years, 236 days). Interment at Lindley Prairie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis Gravely (1795-1884) and Martha (Dyer) Gravely; married, June 23, 1850, to Martha Jane Marshall (1833-1923); father of Minnie Lee Gravely (1868-1943; who married Cornelius Hite Skinker (1863-1945)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    City Cemetery
    El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      John Henry Davidson (1841-1911) — of Wheatland, Hickory County, Mo. Born near Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky., June 26, 1841. Democrat. Farmer; lawyer; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives, 1874, 1876; candidate for Missouri state senate, 1886. Christian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Mo., February 10, 1911 (age 69 years, 229 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Love Davidson (1817-1871) and Mary Jane (Adams) Davidson (1819-1890); married, January 24, 1869, to Mary F. Allen (born 1851).


    El Dorado Springs Cemetery
    El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      W. D. Cruce (1904-1972) — also known as Bill Cruce — of El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Mo. Born in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan., September 1, 1904. Republican. Druggist; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cedar County, 1947-52; candidate in primary for Governor of Missouri, 1952. Christian. Member, Odd Fellows; Woodmen of the World; Modern Woodmen of America. Died in 1972 (age about 67 years). Interment at El Dorado Springs Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel H. Cruce (1858-1925) and Columbia H. Cruce (1871-1932); married, December 8, 1922, to Esther Fae Brannan (1905-1947); married, November 20, 1948, to Hortense Taylor.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Charles Silas Roe (1897-1959) — also known as Silas Roe — of El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Mo. Born in West Ridge, Douglas County, Ill., July 12, 1897. Republican. Milliner; merchant; newspaper editor; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cedar County, 1935-38. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., June 15, 1959 (age 61 years, 338 days). Interment at El Dorado Springs Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Roe (1860-1939) and Mary Margaret (Izenhart) Roe (1863-1938); married, August 21, 1917, to Jewell Erma Collins (1897-1987).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Gum Springs Cemetery
    Stockton, Cedar County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John William Campbell (1873-1960) — also known as John W. Campbell — of Hickory County, Mo.; Stockton, Cedar County, Mo. Born in Cross Timbers, Hickory County, Mo., March 17, 1873. Republican. Farmer; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1903-04, 1917-20, 1923-26, 1929-30, 1943-46 (Hickory County 1903-04, Cedar County 1917-20, 1923-26, 1929-30, 1943-46); Cedar County Prosecuting Attorney, 1911-12. Died in Stockton, Cedar County, Mo., January 2, 1960 (age 86 years, 291 days). Interment at Gum Springs Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 26, 1900, to May Stinson (1873-1926+).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Stockton Cemetery
    Stockton, Cedar County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Alexander Simrell (1886-1939) — also known as Harry A. Simrell — of St. Louis, Mo.; Caplinger Mills, Cedar County, Mo.; Stockton, Cedar County, Mo. Born in Caplinger Mills, Cedar County, Mo., July 15, 1886. Republican. Physician; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cedar County, 1939; died in office 1939. Died May 29, 1939 (age 52 years, 318 days). Interment at Stockton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, March 21, 1908, to Josephine Neely; married, March 29, 1924, to Hester E. Cowan (1896-1986).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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