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This cemetery contains 4 graves and is located near the Crawford-Dent county lines. 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 

DOTSON, SAMPSON HILLARD 3/23/1824 TN – 1/14/1886, Big Huzzah Creek, Dent Co., s/o Sampson H. (b. c1787 VA) & Ruth nee Sellers (b. 1797 NC, s/o James Sellers (b. 1759 – d. 1842, Grainger Co., TN); S. H. m. Clementine Harris, Ch.: Elliza Jane (m. Dr. L. J. Luten (Indian Doctor), 6/11/1889, Dent Co., to Poplar Bluff---first lived in Luten Hollow near Dillard), William Harris (m. Polly Ann Brooks nee Sizemore) & James Thomas (m. Sarah Hardeman nee Clark, m. Katherine Dyer)---both bur. Boss Cem., Mary Elizabeth (bur Hedrick Cem, m. Hiram Hedrick), Ruth Melvina (m. William Hedrick, both bur. Boss Cem.), Robert “Bob” Marion (m. Vinie Hedrick, both bur. Hedrick Cem.), Angeline “Ann” (bur. Boss Cem. M. Allen Tinker, m. James Todd, Sr.), Daniel (m. Cora Louemma Delashmit, moved to Carollton, IL), Arminta (m. James Lustipher Hedrick), and 3 died as infs. ---- Samson Houston, Andrew Jackson, & Rebecca A.----all bur. Boss Cem.; Dotson family moved from Grainger Co. TN to Crawfrod Co. before 1850; (m. Margaret “Peccy” Laramore, bur. new Dillard Cem.), Zachariah M. (d. 11/10/1862 Benton Barrack, Pvt. In Civil War), John, Samuel, M. M. (male) & others

DOTSON, S. CLEMENTINE “TINE”  w/o S. Hillard; b. c1827, d/o Thomas & Mary McMurtrey Harris (bur. Old Dillard Cem.)

SHORT, INF. of Elmer & Vada nee Hedrick

SHORT, INF. of Elmer & Vada nee Hedrick  (parents bur. Boss Cem., Short ch. are great grandchildren of Hillard & Tine Dotson 


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