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
BURGER, HARVEY ISAAC 3/27/1878, Dent Co. - 6/10/1938, home, St. Louis, s/o Isaac & Martha nee Watson (m. 1873, Dent Co.); m. Cora A. Nelson, 1902, 6 ch.: Martha Alice (Mrs. Herman Norris Sr.) Zora Belle Sullivan & Doris Delphia Dallmeyer (all bur. Cedar Grove Cem., Salem), Lester, Howard & Vada; m. Emma Hunter 1 dau. Margaret; bro. to: Ottie Goff (St. Louis); lived at Boss, last 25 yrs. St. Louis.
BURGER, CORA ALICE w/o Isaac 12/5/1885 - 2/27/1914, nee Nelson, d/o Joseph & Nancy J.
BURGER, LESTER s/o Isaac & Cora nee Nelson d. young
BURGER, HOWARD s/o Isaac & Cora nee Nelson d. young
BURGER, VADA d/o Isaac & Cora nee Nelson d. young
CROCKER, NANCY DOLLY J. w/o Wm. T. "Pony" 8/14/1874 - 5/9/1900, nee Nelson, d/o Joseph & Nancy J.; mother of Effie A. (Mrs. Louis Grosse), Belle Dietrich Howell, Mattie Develey, Ollie, Maggie Miller
CROCKER, NETTIE d/o Effie A. 8/24/1916 - 1/13/1920; Effie A. (Mrs. Louis Grosse, d. 6/12/1981 bur. Mt. Hope Cem., St. Louis, mother of Mary Hoepfner)
HEDRICK, WILLIAM PLEASANT "PLES" 10/8/1889
near Bixby, Iron Co. - 3/19/1973, St. Louis, s/o James
Wesley & Mary nee Day (bur. Hedrick Cem.); m. Della
Williams, 2/6/1909, Dent Co. 11 ch.: Inf., Freddie A.,
Thelma (Mrs. Vernon Asbridge)---bur. IL, Jess E.
(6/9/1917 - 2/22/1974 ,Benld City Cem. Benld IL), Leo,
Wesley, Marcus, Mildred (Mrs. Vernon Roney), Mary (Mrs.
William Maskell), Carmen (m. Joseph C. Utnage, m.--May),
Earl (bur. Boss Cem. m. Irene Baker), Cletis (Mountain
View); early life spent Bixby & Boss
HEDRICK, NORA IDELLA "DELLA" w/o Ples, 2/14/1891, Howes Mill - 7/6/1970, d/o Benjamin & Mahalia A. Williams; Christian
HEDRICK, FREDDIE ALLEN 5/29/1938 - 9/14/1938 s/o Ples & Della
MARTIN, JOSEPH P. 6/11/1888 - 7/24/1966, s/o Robert & Polly Ann nee Williams (moved to Lead Belt); m. Ora a. Williams, ch.: Oggie Marie (m. Clifford Arisman, m. Elmo Price, bur. Tedder Cem. - Van Buren), Edna M. (m. Edward Tyree), bennie (dec.), Dorsey, & 2 Inf. girls; WW I, Mo. Pve. Co. 165 Depot Brig.
MARTIN, ORA ANNABELL w/o Joseph P. 4/4/1889 - 4/7/1968, nee Williams, d/o Benjamin F. & Mahalia A.; grew up on place where she is bur.
MARTIN, Inf. d/o Joe & Ora nee Williams
MARTIN, Inf. d/o Joe & Ora nee Williams
NELSON, JOSEPH 12/24/1844 TN - 3/18/1939, home, boss, s/o Robert (d. TN) & Nancy Jane nee Pryor ( Iron Co.) m. Nancy Jane Harris, 5 ch.: Mincie (m. Jack Raper, m. John Hedrick, bur. Boss Cem.), John, W. F., Dolly J. (Mrs.William "Pony" Crocker), Mary E. (Mrs. J. F. Short) & Cora A. (Mrs Isaac Burger); step-father of Martha A. Harris Cunningham (b. 1867, bur. Boss Cem.); reard family on Barney Creek (known as Barney Joe Nelson); joined Christian Church, later joined Church of God
NELSON, NANCY JANE w/o Joseph 12/2/1840 - 2/27/1910, d/o Pachence Dill Williams & step-dau. of Rev. R. C. Williams
NELSON, JOHN W. F. s/o Joseph & Nancy J. 4/9/1876 - 6/21/1904
SHORT, MARY EVELINE 8/9/1871 - 3/11/1900, d/o Joseph & Nancy J. Nelson; m. James "Jim" Frank Short, 10/29/1891, Dent Co., ch.: Bertie (M rs. William Hicklin Hedrick), Elmer J. & Inf. son (bur. Short Cem., Crawford Co.); J. F. later m. Amanda J. Adams, d/o Mathew & Josephine Gallaher Adams, & reared another family, he is bur. Mountain View
TYREE, HENRY EDWARD 1907 - 1978; m. Edna M. Martin (b. 1911, d/o Joe & Ora Williams Martin) ch.: Edward Jr.
TYREE, EDWARD JR. 11/25/1928 - 9/2/1930, s/o Edward & Edna M.
WILLIAMS, REV. ROLAND C. ; b. c1820-24, Jackson Co. TN, s/o Emanuel & Tobitha; m. Pachence Dill, ch.: Benjamin F., ?Rebecca M. (m. Jasper N. Tucker of Reynolds Co., 1877 Dent Co. at Roland Williams home); Roland was one of first ministers, Osage Twn., settled on Barney Creek on old Iron Mt. Trail
WILLIAMS, PACHENCE w/o Rev. Roland C., nee Dill; b. 1820-26 - d. bef. 1900; mother of Nancy Jane Harris (m. Joseph Nelson)
WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN F. 1/10/1861 - 3/11/1929, s/o rev. Roland C. & Pachence; m. Mahalia A. Ellis, 12/23/1886, Short Bend, Dent Co. (by Rev. John Worsham), 12 ch.: Ora (Mrs. Joseph Martin), Della (Mrs. Ples Hedrick), Mrs. Albert Lawson, Margie Belle (m. Louis Lawson)----Frankclay, MO, Ada (m. Elner Davis), Mrs. Earl McGee (Viola Cross), Frank & 5 ch. d. inf.; residen on farm settled by his father; many of his family moved to Lead Belt
WILLIAMS, MAHALIA A. w/o B. F. 6/9/1867 TN - 4/16/1842, Frankclay, home of son Frank, d/o Dr. Jeremiah Stanton & Sarah Capps Ellis (bur. Ellis Cem.); to Dent Co. when small child; Christian since early life
WILLIAMS, 5 Inf. ch. of Benjamin F. & Mahalia A. nee Ellis
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