Eminence, Shannon County, MO
From Eminence: South on Hwy 19 to Hwy F;
turn left and go 1/2 miles, take left fork in road to CR504;
go about 1.4 miles to CR504D, turn left into field and pass
through gate. Go straight to utility pole field and make sharp right.
Road to cemetery is cut into the woods and difficult to see.
Cemetery is on a small hill beyond the wooded area.
Cemetery is fenced and the gate is in clear site on the hill.
Cemetery is very overgrown and not maintained.
GPS Coordinates: Lat: 37.13846; Long: -91.3135
Rev. May 30, 2009
Brickey, Jesse Born & Died 1897. Son of William Wiley Brickey & Alpharetta O. Unknown. NOTE: William Wiley was the son of Isaac Brickey & Lucretia Julian.
Brickey, Thomas Born & Died 1896. Son of William Wiley Brickey & Alpharetta O. Unknown.
Brickey, Wiley Born & Died 1898. Son of William Wiley Brickey & Alpharetta O. Unknown.
Fansler, Homer 'Luke' Apr. 25, 1918 - Aug. 7, 1950. Son of Roy Sears 'Bill' Fansler & Rosie Vie Nichols. Killed in a domestic dispute at his home. Never married. MO Death Cert.#29143.
Fansler, Ruby Born & Died Nov. 14, 1919. Daughter of Roy Sears 'Bill' Fansler & Rosie Vie Nichols. MO Death Cert.#34956. Crib death. Burial Nov. 15, 1919. Informant H. H. Fansler.
Ferguson, Benjamin Leroy Feb. 29, 1884 - Mar. 13, 1913 Son of Samuel Ferguson & Mary Tripp. Single. Occupation: Mining.
Ferguson, George Dec. 1, 1892 - Feb. 13, 1928. Son of George Ferguson (Nov. 30, 1843 - Feb. 18, 1931) and Rosa Dixon. NOTE: His father was born in Jackson Co TN, the son of Sam Ferguson and Mary Tripp. No death certificate found for this George. His father is buried at Ferguson Cemetery.
Hancock, Lot Wiley 1820 - 1890. Inscription 'Full Blood Cherokee Indian Chief. Walked the Trail of Tears.' Married Hestor Tripp. Known to be buried here. Father of Mary Hester Hancock. Another source has his birth 1810 in Illinois.
Holland, John M. Dec. 11, 1878 - Jul. 23, 1889. 'Son of J. C. & M. E. Holland.'
Julian, Anna 'Elizabeth' Corbet Mar. 26, 1888 - Nov. 2, 1914. Daughter of Jabez B. Corbett & Martha C. Unknown. Wife of Charles Harvey Julian, married Aug. 22, 1909. He is buried at New Eminence Cemetery. MO Death Cert.#38261: Born 1888, wife of John Julian. Daughter of Henry Corbet (SC) & Martha Corbet (MO). Burial Nov. 3, 1914. Mother of Pauline Ava (Mrs. John William Freeman) & Ella 'Mae' Julian (never married).
Nash, Alice Carver No Dates. Married William Harrison Nash 30 Dec 1883 at Dent Co MO. Mother of Rosa, Lula, Mae, a daughter who died in infancy, and Elva Lee (m. Adeline Land).
Rowlett, Ida Parilee Sinclair Oct. 15, 1874 - Nov. 30, 1911. Born in Kansas; daughter of George W. Sinclair & Elizabeth Cox. Died from burns. Married Thomas Jefferson Rowlett, 17 Dec 1891, Eminence. Burial Dec. 1, 1911. MO Death Cert.#40142. She was the mother of an infant who was born & died 27 Feb 1893; Ethel S. Rowlett; Gertrude (Mrs. Veston Wofford); Thomas J. Rowlett, Jr.; and Luther Rowlett.
Self, James A. Apr. 12, 1872 - Apr. 16, 1927. NOTE: MO Death Cert.#15149 has James Self born Jul. 26, 1852; died Apr. 24, 1926. Husband of Lillie Self. Died of tuberculosis of lungs. Informant Albert Bressler. (Did not know parent's names). Burial at Tripp Cemetery, Apr. 25, 1926.
Alternate: James Franklin Self, abt. 1859 - 1927, born at sea. Married Lillian Mae Surber 19 Jun 1911 Shannon Co MO. Father of Franklin Elvis 'Frank' Self (m. Marie Bailey); Florence Mae Self (born & died 1914); Ed James Self (m. Jennie Alene Smith); and Mary Jane (m. Leonard Ray Burnett). Lillie is buried at Munsell Cemetery.
Tripp, Nancy C. Wren 1835 - 1873. Born in Alabama; died in Shannon Co MO. Tombstone marks grave just inside the gate of the cemetery.
Tripp, Thomas Benton 1855 - 1905. Born & died in Shannon Co MO. Son of George Washington Tripp & Unknown; father of Alpha Retta and Minnie. Second wife Frances Minor buried at Calvary Cemetery. NOTE: His father was married twice, the second time Oct. 5, 1903, to Frances 'Frankie' Wren & had a daughter, Margaret Frances 'Frankie' Tripp who married Arthur B. Ramsey. Thomas B.'s sister by his father & mother was Mary E. (Mrs. Samson Ferguson), & another sister, Lucy Malinda Tripp.
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