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Madison County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Madison County

Index to Locations

  • Fredericktown Christian Church Cemetery
  • Fredericktown Marcus Memorial Cemetery
  • Fredericktown Masonic Cemetery
  • Fredericktown St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery
  • Twelvemile Old Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  • Zion Barber-Whitener Cemetery


    Christian Church Cemetery
    Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Everett Caruthers (1887-1961) — also known as Benjamin E. Caruthers — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Born in Yount, Perry County, Mo., October 10, 1887. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Francois County, 1939-42. Died in St. Francois County, Mo., December 27, 1961 (age 74 years, 78 days). Interment at Christian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Wade Caruthers (1852-1888) and Sarah Elizabeth (Counts) Caruthers (1855-1889); married, October 12, 1912, to Aurora Beatrice Cashion (1889-1934); married, November 22, 1939, to Christina Magill (1903-1978).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Marcus Memorial Cemetery
    Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Smith Sample (1895-1963) — also known as John S. Sample — of Saco, Madison County, Mo.; Jewett, Madison County, Mo.; Mineral Point, Washington County, Mo. Born in Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo., June 14, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; stockman; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1941-48, 1954-58 (Madison County 1941-48, Washington County 1954-58); defeated, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons. Died, from cor pulmonale, due to chronic emphysema and asthma, in Bonne Terre Hospital, Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Mo., May 31, 1963 (age 67 years, 351 days). Interment at Marcus Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ezekiel Alexander Sample (1861-1928) and Ada Caroline (Smith) Sample (1861-1966); married to Della Berry (1899-1986).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter Ray Adams (1901-1993) — also known as W. Ray Adams — of Redford, Reynolds County, Mo. Born in Lesterville, Reynolds County, Mo., November 1, 1901. Democrat. Automobile dealer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Reynolds County, 1945-56. Died in Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo., March 1, 1993 (age 91 years, 120 days). Interment at Marcus Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Oliver Adams (1869-1950) and Helena Serena (Hodges) Adams (1873-1966); married, April 7, 1923, to Sarah Ann Warner (1903-1994).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sam Najim, Jr. (1921-1985) — of Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo. Born in 1921. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of Fredericktown, Mo., 1959-62. Died in 1985 (age about 64 years). Interment at Marcus Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Georgia Marie Callahan (1920-2002).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Masonic Cemetery
    Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Franklin Chilton (1872-1956) — also known as Joseph F. Chilton — of Madison County, Mo. Born in Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo., February 8, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Madison County, 1907-08. Died in Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., November 23, 1956 (age 84 years, 289 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Juliette (Newberry) Chilton (1841-1888) and Septimus William Chilton (1845-1912); married, April 12, 1900, to Maude M. May (1875-1958).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery
    Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles John Belken (1884-1951) — also known as Charles J. Belken — Born in St. Francois County, Mo., May 31, 1884. Member of Missouri state senate 26th District, 1919-22. Died June 24, 1951 (age 67 years, 24 days). Interment at St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Franklin Belken (1835-1888) and Elizabeth (Nenninger) Belken (1849-1916); married to Jennie Catheirne Sonderman (1888-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
    Twelvemile, Madison County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis Marion Fields (1872-1952) — also known as Francis M. Fields — of Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo. Born in El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Mo., March 6, 1872. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Madison County, 1929-32. Died, from coronary artery disease, in Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo., March 13, 1952 (age 80 years, 7 days). Interment at Old Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Francis Marion
      Relatives: Son of Preston Fields and Minerva (Green) Fields; married, June 13, 1921, to Missouri Ann (Lewis) Wilson (1885-1959).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Barber-Whitener Cemetery
    Zion, Madison County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Ira Benjamin Barber (1883-1946) — also known as Ben Barber — of Millcreek, Madison County, Mo.; Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo. Born in Wayne County, Mo., February 19, 1883. Democrat. Farmer; minister; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Madison County, 1925-26, 1935-38. Missionary Baptist. Died in Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo., October 9, 1946 (age 63 years, 232 days). Interment at Barber-Whitener Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, February 24, 1904, to Rebecca Rickman.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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