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(BETHEL CEMETERY), DENT CO. This was copied from "Ozark Heritage Dent County Missouri Area Cemeteries & Families" Vol III 1994 by Ken Fiebelman of Salem, MO. Reprinted with the permission of Ken Fiebelman on behalf of the Dent County Historical Society

Submitted by Kathy Welch Heidel 

a CUMBERLAND Presbyterian Church, Bonebrake Chapel was located here,
which has long been gone. The property is now owned by the Louis
Trombley Family. The cemetery is in very good condition---thanks to
Viril and Thelma (Bonebrake) Short. Thelma is d/o Emmitt Bronebrake and
g/d/ of Charles & Nancy Bonebrake. 

BONEBRAKE, HENRY DEWALT 8/12/1827 -  3/3/1912, after shoveling snow path
to barn from pneumonia; m. Martha A., ch.: Charles H., William Oscar,
Scott (moved to Rolla), Etta Grinrod (moved to Ellensburg, WA), Rev. P.
P. (d. 9/15/1942, lived Portland OR, served as missionary in Africa,
lived Marion Co. Iowa, trustee of Bonebrake Seminary, Dayton, Ohio,
served as Pres. Of Holden College, Kan.); to Dent Co. from Marion Co. IA

BONEBRAKE, MARTHA A. w/o Henry D. 11/7/1829 – 3/5/1912 from excitement
of husband’s death

BONEBRAKE, CHARLES H. s/o Henry D. & Martha A.; 11/3/1856 – 8/27/1910;
m. Nancy E. Howk, ch.: Paul O., Emmitt H.

BONEBRAKE, NANCY E. w/o Charles H., nee Howk,; 3/10/1857 – 11/11/1913

BONEBRAKE, PAUL O. s/o Charles H., & Nancy E.; 7/30/1889 – 12/12/1908

CUSICK, WILLIAM 9/5/1839 – 9/11/1916, m. Mary A. Higgins, ch.: Mary
Elizabeth (Mrs. O. Herman Grosse), John, Charles (11/4/1874 – 7/7/1950,
bur. Vinita, Craig Co., OK, m. Gertia Allen, d/o William Harvey & Sarah
Jane Williams Allen of Jadwin who moved to Vinita OK), 2 more girls;
moved from Olney, IL, late 1800’s

CUSICK, MARY ANN w/o William, nee Higgins; 12/20/1843 – 11/15/1923, 10
miles N of Salem

CUSICK, JOHN ALLEN w/o Wm. & Mary A. 5/21/1878, Olney, IL – 5/18/1952 at
home, Joplin; m. Lucy A. Carter, 1901, 10 ch.: Sidney, Rosey, Lilla,
Earl, Hiram, Walter, Ferdie, Leatha (Mrs. Grant Lay), Edith Hunter &

CUSICK, SIDNEY of John A. & Lucy A. 1910 – 1912

CUSICK, ROSEY of John A. & Lucy A. 1912 – 1/1916

CUSICK, LILLA of John A. & Lucy A. 1915

CUSICK, EDWARD L. 6/2/1932 – 12/2/1932

CUSICK, WILLIAM ANDREW s/o Hiram 3/16/1949, Joplin – 5/29/1949, Salem

CUSICK, ALICE FAY inf. d/o Hiram 11/19/195-, Joplin

LAY, JOHN “GRANT”; d. 5/20/1934, s/o Jesse---bur. Cedar Grove Cem.; m.
Leatha M. Cusick, ch.: Anitta Ruth (Mrs. Robert Conaway); Mo. Pvt. 64
Inf. 7 Div. World War I

LAY, s/o Grant & Leatha nee Cusick; d. 3/30/1931, aged 3 years 


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