BROWN – DePriest CEMETERY
Birch Tree, Shannon Co MO
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 36.9675, Longitude: -91.5
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Rev. Aug. 6, 2008
First Grave: Unknown Civil War Soldier ‘No Dates.’ First grave in this cemetery est. in 1854. Acclaimed to be an unknown soldier of the Confederate army during the Civil War. It is told that a DePriest family nearby found a young soldier dying of typhoid in their barn. They took him in and cared for him and buried him here on their farm. This was the beginning of this grave yard.
DOUBLE: Married Feb. 14, 1944.
Brown, Alice Mae Oct. 28, 1927 - Jul. 11, 2002.
Brown, Richard H. Feb. 8, 1915 - Fe14, 1998.
HUSBAND & WIFE:
Brown, Bernettia M. Parker Feb. 27, 1873 - May 27, 1920. MO Death Cert.#21183 gives date of death May 16, 1920. Burial on May 17th. Daughter of Robert B. Parker (TN) & Louisa Yelton (TN). Born MO, died at Birch Tree of cancer of uterus. Informant D. M. Brown, Birch Tree.
Brown, David Morgan May 10, 1863 - Dec. 8, 1944. MO Death Cert.#7325: Son of of William H. Brown (TN) & Parmilia Whitson (TN). Carpenter, farmer. Born Shannon Co MO, died rural Birch Tree of myocarditis, ulcer of stomach, age. Informant D. E. (or B. E.) Brown, Van Buren MO. Burial Dec. 12th.
HUSBAND & WIFE:
Brown, Burr Oscar Jun. 7, 1893 - Dec. 25, 1968.
Brown, Ollie Mae Wofford Nov. 4, 1894 - Dec. 13, 1966.
Brown, David A. 1886 – 1964.
Brown, Ella Mae 1888 – 1970.
DOUBLE: Married September 23, 1933 at Birch Tree MO
Brown, David M. Mar. 30, 1914 - Jul. 28, 1993. Son of Burr Oscar Brown & Ollie Mae Wofford.
Brown, Opal Marie Chilton Apr. 26, 1914 - Apr. 1, 2003. Daughter of Joseph Washington Chilton & Dora Olivia Branson.
Brown, Mary Christabelle
Dec. 25, 1897 - Mar. 20, 1900. Daughter of David M. & Bernettie M. Brown.
Brown, Molly 1860 – 1943.
Brown, Samuel 'Porter' Jul. 6, 1858 – Nov. 13, 1928. MO Death Cert.#39160: Son of William H. Brown (TN) & Parmilia Whitson (TN). Husband of Mollie. Farmer. Born in MO, died at Birch Tree of cancer of the stomach. Informant D. M. Brown, Birch Tree. Burial Nov. 16th.
Brown, Pamela 1831 – 1873.
Brown, William 1831 – 1869.
Brown, Robert E. Feb. 22, 1898 - May 4, 1948. MO Death Cert.#39463: Veteran WWI. Born at Birch Tree, died at Poplar Bluff. Son of David M. Brown (Birch Tree MO) & Bernetta Parker (Phelps Co MO). Single. Druggist. Cause of death chronic nephritis, hypertension. Informant B. O. Brown, Birch Tree. Burial May 6th.
DOUBLE: Married 1928 at Kansas City Jackson Co MO.
Buffington, Earl T. 1905 – 1985. Son of Arlie Fletcher Buffington & Mamie Belle Maize.
Buffington, Gladys H. Shelley 1907 – Apr., 1999. Daughter of Daniel Boone Shelley & Margaret Elizabeth DePriest.
Burris, Ethel Rose Wallace Oct. 19, 1899 - Oct. 3, 1919. Daughter of Jim Wallace & Mary Faulkner. Married Louie E. Burris Jan. 7, 1917.
Burrows, Rose Marie Gardner 1927 - 1976. Daughter of Silas Campbell Gardner & Rosa Belle Rich. Married Unknown Burrows. Mother of Mark, Karen and Donna.
DOUBLE: Married Apr 1924.
Butler, Daniel Dewey Dec. 5, 1899 - Nov. 18, 1990. Son of Thomas W. Butler & Josephine Safrona Roseanna Darling.
Butler, Maude Melvina Shelley Apr. 2, 1901 - Dec. 31, 1994. Daughter of Daniel Boone Shelley & Margaret Elizabeth DePriest. Parents of Robert Lee (m. Maxine Clift Gimple), Mary Ruth (m. Leroy Hensley), Earl D. (m. Phyllis Churchill) and Margaret Rose (m. Richard Pennycuick).
HUSBAND & WIFE: Married Oct. 25, 1922.
DePriest, Albert Hayden 'Pat' Mar. 24, 1881 - Nov. 27, 1961. Son of John Harvey DePriest & Lydia Gregory.
DePriest, Pearl Young Jul. 25, 1893 - Sep. 4, 1974.
DOUBLE: Married 1887.
DePriest, Abraham Marion Jul. 7, 1830 - Jun. 2, 1891. Son of Isaac Casey DePriest & Elizabeth Buffington. He married 1st Mary 'Polly' Huddleston 06 Apr 1851 Oregon Co MO. Children Mary E., Missouri, Sarah J., Philip Edward & Lewis Harvey DePriest. He married Elizabeth J. Adin 06 Jun 1853 Oregon Co MO. Child Lewis Harvey DePriest (m. Josephine 'Josie' Boyd).
DePriest, Elizabeth Jane Campbell Gardner May 23, 1849 – May 11, 1916. Daughter of Silas Campbell. Widow of Elijah Francisco Gardner. Born Ohio, died Birch Tree of apoplexy (found dead in room). Informant S. C. Gardner, Winona; Burial May 13th. MO Death Cert.#18010. She was the mother of Ira Gardner, Margaret Gardner, Romeo Gardner & Silas Campbell Gardner.
HUSBAND & WIFE: Married 16 Jun 1883 Carter Co MO.
DePriest, Abraham ‘Marion’ Jan. 22, 1857 – Mar. 3, 1910*. Son of Isaac W. DePriest & McNorris Smith. Born & died at Birch Tree. Informant John E. DePriest, Birch Tree. Burial Mar. 27th. (*The date of death is a mistake, it was Mar. 25th. The death certificate relates he was treated from Sep. 15, 1909 until Mar. 25, 1910).
DePriest, Martha Windes Nov. 18, 1866 - May 5, 1900. Children of Marion & Martha: John E. (m. Docia Unknown), Elsie E., Mary B., Austin L. (m. Mollie Unknown), Lizzie, Harley (m. Pearl Kerr), Effie & Verna DePriest.
DePriest, Asa C. Feb. 18, 1838 - Unknown. Born in Jefferson Co IL; died Birch Tree. Son of Isaac Casey DePriest & Elizabeth B. Buffington.
DOUBLE: Sons of John Harvey DePriest & Lydia Gregory.
DePriest, Charlie H. Died Feb. 11, 1876. ‘Age 8 m 26 d.’
DePriest, Isaac Gregory Born & died Oct. 12, 1870. 'Age 3 y 8 m 2 d.'
HUSBAND & WIFE:
DePriest, Elizabeth B. Buffington Apr. 6, 1806 - Sep. 15, 1884. Daughter of Abraham Buffington & Margaret Ward.
DePriest, Isaac Casey Apr. 18, 1802 - Oct. 2, 1878. Son of William DePriest & Rebecca Casey.
DePriest, John Homer 'Peck' Jan., 1884 – 1961. Son of Isaac Casey DePriest & Elizabeth B. Buffington.
HUSBAND & WIFE:
DePriest, John Harvey Oct. 5, 1844 - Apr. 16, 1915. MO Death Cert.#15018: Born at Oregon Co MO, died at Birch Tree, son of Isaac C. DePriest (Smith Co TN) & Elizabeth Buffington (IL). Informant Maude S. Eudy, Koller MO. Burial Apr. 18th.
DePriest, Lydia Gregory Dec. 21, 1841 - Jan. 3, 1915. Daughter Jacob Gregory & Mary Garrison. Parents of Isaac G., Allice, Frances, Margaret Elizabeth 'Lizzie' (m. Daniel Boone Shelley), Charlie H., Maggie, Maude Susanna (m. William Thomas Eudy, M.D.), Albert Hayden & John Homer 'Peck' DePriest.
DePriest, Lloyd R. Dec. 3, 1839 - Feb. 2, 1860. Son of Isaac Casey DePriest & Elizabeth B. Buffington.
DePriest, Lydia Caroline Aug. 20, 1926 - Sep. 10, 2001.
HUSBAND & WIFE:
Edwards, Alice DePriest Oct. 1, 1868 - Jan. 23, 1954. Daughter of John Harvey DePriest & Lydia Gregory.
Edwards, Charles Elmer Nov. 1, 1860 - Mar. 30, 1931. MO Death Cert.#12853: Son of William Wash Edwards (OH) & Jennie Egrier (OH). Born Indiana, died at Birch Tree of myocarditis. Informant Addie Williams, New York City. Burial Mar. 31st.
1920 – 1977.
Edwards, Jack H. 1948 – 1974.
Edwards, Joe Aug. 22, 1923 - Jul. 2, 1999.
Edwards, Mary Alice Nov. 10, 1926 - Dec. 7, 1926.
Edwards, Nell M. Sep. 25, 1929 - Jan. 10, 2003.
Edwards, Olive Finch 1886 – 1977.
Edwards, William H. 1889 - 1970.
HUSBAND & WIFE:
Eudy, Maude Susanna DePriest 1879 - 1966. Daughter of John Harvey DePriest & Lydia Gregory.
Eudy, William Thomas, M.D. Jan. 20, 1875 - Sep. 10, 1950. ‘Missouri 1st Lt. Base Hosp 18 World War I.' Son of Evan Alexander 'Alex' Eudy & Lucinda Elizabeth Cottrell.
Eudy, William Sylvanus Oct. 14, 1912 - Jun. 25, 1914. Son of William T. Eudy & Maude S. DePreist.
Faulkner, Martha 1864 - 1911.
Faulkner, Wesley 1838 - 1912. Son of William & Elizabeth Faulkner. Married Louisa Jane Taylor in 1871.
Faulkner, William T. 1886 - 1907.
Flagler, Edward G. 1868 – 1935.
Flagler, Maggie M. 1877 – 1952.
Flagler, Edward H. Sep. 11, 1911 - Jan. 6, 1995.
1882 – 1948. Son of Elija Francisco Gardner & Elizabeth Jane
Campbell. Born at Carroll Twp Texas Co MO.
DOUBLE: Married 24 May 1904.
Gardner, Rosa Belle Rich Feb. 20, 1885 – Apr. 21, 1968. Obituary
Gardner, Silas Campbell Aug. 30, 1873 – Aug. 22, 1933. ‘Sgt. Co. F 6 MO. Inf. SP.AM.War’ Obituary
Gardner, Silas Compton 'Comp' Aug. 13, 1911 – May 6, 1985. Son of Silas Campbell Gardner & Rosa Belle Rich.
Harper, Addie E. Apr. 1, 1894 - Apr. 13, 1979.
Hess, Abraham M. Nov. 12, 1872 - Jul. 25, 1876. Son of William R. & M. S. Hess.
Hess, Frances R. Jul. 28, 1867 - Jul. 18, 1876. Daughter of William R. & M. S. Hess.
Hess, William R. No Dates. ‘Cpl Civil War Co G 60 Ill Inf.’ Husband of Margaret S. Unknown. One source has born abt. 1841. Father of Mary E. Hess (m. William Alexander Nicholson), John A. Hess (m. Mary A. Hines), Frances R. Hess, Isaac C. Hess, Asa R. Hess, Abraham M. Hess, George W. Hess (m. Eliza Jane Horton), Margaret E. (m. William S. Rouintree), Olie (m. George Ellis) and William R. Hess, Jr.
HUSBAND & WIFE: Married 25 Jul 1897 at Birch Tree Shannon
Shelley, Daniel Boone 'D.B.' Jun. 8, 1873 - May 5, 1949. Son of J.W. And Mary Bybee Shelley. MO Death Cert.#18313.
Shelley, Margaret Elizabeth 'Lizzie' DePriest Feb. 23, 1873 - Jan. 8, 1952. Daughter of John DePriest & Lydia Gregory. Parents of Mary C. (m. Wayne O. Brown), Lydia Jewell, Maude M. (m. Daniel Dewey Butler) and Gladys H. (m. Earl T. Buffington).
Shelley, Lydia 'Jewell' 1899 - 1982.
Daughter of Daniel Boone Shelley & Margaret Elizabeth DePriest.
Trask, Levina ‘No Dates’ Infant.
Wallace, Cecil V. Jul. 15, 1921 - Sep. 23, 1922.
Wallace, Ocie Inez Lambert Aug. 5, 1910 - Jan. 2, 1931. MO Death Cert.#4212: Born Oct. 5, 1911. Daughter of William Lambert & Annie C. Gunter. Died of lobar pneumonia, influenza. Informant William Lambert. Burial Jan. 3rd at DePriest Cemetery. Her obituary also states born Oct. 5, 1911. Wife of Ray Wallace.
Wallace, Samuel Franklin Oct. 19, 1907 - Jul. 26, 1912. There are 2 death certificates. MO Death Cert.#28370: Born Shannon Co MO, son of William Thomas Wallace (Phelps Co MO) & Lily Jane Faulkner (Dent Co MO). Died of malarial chills & fever at Alley Shannon Co MO. Informant William Toms Wallace, Angeline MO. Burial Jul. 27th at Birch Tree MO. MO Death Cert.#25157: Oct. 9, 1908 – Jul. 26, 1912. Born at Birch Tree MO. Died at Casto Twp Shannon Co MO of malarial fever. Parents Tom Wallace (Phelps Co MO) & Lily Faulkner (Salem). Informant Tom Wallace, Eudy MO. Burial at Birch Tree Jul. 27th. NOTE: Lillie Jane Wallace is buried at Oak Forest Cemetery.
Weaver, Frances Rebecca DePriest Oct. 5, 1844
- 1864. Daughter of Isaac Casey DePriest & Elizabeth B.
Buffington. Married Joseph Weaver.
Wilson, Margaret P. Aug. 8, 1853 – Feb. 17, 1941. ‘Mother’ MO Death Cert.#11542. Died in Oregon Co MO.
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