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MATKIN CEMETERY
St. Francois County, Missouri

Transcribed by Donald Yeager  
Note:  This listing reflects only marked graves. This is a very old cemetery. There may be graves in this cemetery for which no marker was ever erected or which have been lost over time.  Directions:    This cemetery is located off Watson Road on West Road.    Take Highway B out of Doe Run to Watson Road on left then take Watson Road  about two miles to West Road.  Turn right.  Cemetery is on your left about 60 yards.  Mr. Yeager has done extensive clean-up and repairs to this cemetery, including the installation of a fence.  See below for photos of how cemetery looked when he first found it!  


View of Matkin Cemetery after cleanup and repairs


Cemetery is now all fenced and ready to face the next 100 years!
 

 Listing of Burials
(Photos Below)

1.  Horn  Eusebia N  Nov 04 1837 - Sep 18 1891 53y 10m 11d  w/o Jasper
2.  Matkin  Calvin S.  Sep 17 1835 - Jan_ _ 1871 35y 3m 25d
3.  Matkin  Edward L  Dec 22 1867 - Sep 07 1869 1y 8m 5d s/o Luther & Lucinda
4.  Matkin  Elisha   _ _ _ - Sep 03 1867  63y 6m 15d Native of South Carolina
5.  Matkin  John Elisha  Jul 21 1869 - Nov 23 1875 6y 4m 2d s/o Calvin & Eusebia N
6.  Matkin  Luther S  _ _ _ - May 15 1880  Aged 43 years
7.  Matkin  Marcus F D  Sep 26 1873 - Jan 18 1875  1y 8m 22d  s/o H.D. & M.E.
8.  Matkin  Mary  Jul 17 1807 S.C. - May 19 1875  67y 10m 2d Consort of Elisha
9.  Matkin   There are also two depressions w/no stones


 


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Marcus F D Matkin
 


Left to RightJohn Elisha Matkin, Eusebia N Horn, Calvin S.Matkin
 


Calvin Matkin (being repaired)
 


Mary Matkin
 


Elisha Matkin
 


Luther S Matkin
 


Edward L Matkin
 


Rear View of Cemetery
 

 

REPAIRS IN PROGRESS

 

 

Attn: Matkin Family Members

  Mr. Yeager has done extensive repairs, the cost of which was paid out of his own pocket. See "Before"
photographs below.  He took what footstone markers there were and cemented them in front of their
respective markers.  They were scattered all about.  He also built frames and replaced missing and
broken base footings.  All together he used 9 bags of cement and 1/2 bag of mortar, not to mention a lot of time
and hard work!   He would be grateful for any contributions toward reimbursement you can make. 
Send to Donald Yeager, 3204 Highway B, Park Hills, MO  63601

 

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Cemetery before Clean-Up and Repairs:

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

We are very grateful to Mr. Yeager for his hard work and this wonderful contribution to 
St. Francois County genealogy research!

 

 

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