Hadley Cemeteries
Barry County, Missouri
utterfield Township
S11, T23N, R28W
This cemetery is located southwest of Butterfield, 1/2 mi back in a pasture.

All the stones in both of the Hadley cemeteries were photographed by: Jack Fly in the Spring of 2007.
Henry Hadley Cemetery
Before Restoration Began


Photos taken in May 2007

Broken Stones & Neglected Cemetery

Cattle in Cemetery

Aging & Broken Stones

Cattle Running in Cemetery

Stones on the Ground

Henry Hadley Cemetery

After Restoration Work Began


May 23, 2007 - Henry Hadley Cemetery

George's, Inc. fenced the cemetery & Jack Fly began repairing stones.
Cemetery: Henry Hadley
Deceased: HADLEY, Henry
Birth: Feb. 29, 1808, KY
Death: Jan. 18, 1876, Barry Co., MO

Research Note: Henry was probably born in what is now Russell County, KY.

In 1831 he served with Captain Abraham Lincoln's Company of the Illinois Volunteers during the Black Hawk War, mustering in and out at Beardstown, IL. He received a Bounty Land Warrant for his service, that he applied for in 1853 from Barry County.

In 1832 he married Elmira Antle in Sangamon County, IL. Elmira applied for a pension based on Henry's service during the Black Hawk War in 1892 from Barry County.

Henry supplied Union Cavalry with corn and hay in 1862

Cassville Democrat, Saturday January 22, 1876 John Ray, Editor Henry Hadley, one of our most esteemed citizens, died at 4 o'clock lst Tuesday morning. He was born in the year 1809, in the State of Kentucky, and was consequently in his sixty seventh year when he died. He had been a conscientious and consistent member of the Baptist church for thirty four years and died in the full faith of a blessed immortality. His funeral was preached last Wednesday, by the Rev. J C Sellers, of the Baptist church, to a very large concourse of relatives and sympathizing friends.

Resource: Cassville Democrat, census records, marriage record, land warrant application, Barry County MOGenWeb, Missouri Provost Marshall Papers in Missouri Archives.
Stan McKay - Deceased
After Restoration Work Began

Everhart Hadley and wife Sarah in foreground and Henry Hadley and wife Malinda in background.


Henry Hadley Cemetery

John Hadley Cemetery

Hadley Stones - Repair Work

Deed for John & Sarah
This note was posted before the restoration began: There are two Hadley Cemeteries back in a field and can't be seen from each other. They are separated by two fields, both grown up with weeds and open to the cattle.The cemeteries are a real mess. Trees rotting and falling apart, ground covered with leaves and debris. All of the stones were laying on the ground and off their bases. This was posted in 1999 and the above photo was taken in 2007. In August 2001 the weeds were over the hood of the truck and cows were everywhere so if you are in a car visit in the spring or fall when the weeds are down.

Directions: Take 37 south out of Butterfield or north out of Cassville and turn west on FR2150. Cross FR1085 then the Railroad tracks. Right after crossing the RR, there is a private gate into a pasture.

You need to go through numerous some gates and across some pastures.
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The John Hadley and the Henry Hadley Cemeteries are located at opposite corners of a pasture. The Hadley house was on the John Hadley property.


Hawks were nesting in the pine tree in the Henry Hadley Cemetery.

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