Culpepper Cemetery

a/k/a Alley Cemetery

a/k/a Morton Cemetery

 


 

Morton/Culpepper Cemetery Shannon County, Missouri has 78+ known graves most are marked with a headstone and a few with just a field stone.

 

Directions: From Eminence Mo., head west on Hwy. 106 2.3 miles to county road 106-309 turn right and go 1.3 miles, cemetery is on the right.

 

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 37.1572, Longitude: -91.4122

 

Formerly submitted by Johny W. Sconce. 

 

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Rev. Sept. 10, 2012


 

 

Adkins, Charlotta May    Jan. 18, 1912 - Oct. 12, 1912.     MO Death Cert.#34994b: Daughter of J. A. Adkins (MO) & Sarah Gatewood (IL). Born in Missouri; died at Alley Shannon Co MO. Burial Oct. 13, 1912.


A., E.     No dates.     Just these initials (A. E.) carved into a rock.

DOUBLE: Married 1860.
Alley, Grace Mahan     Oct. 17, 1837 - 1877.    Born in Tennessee.
Alley, John W.     Oct. 22, 1832 - Feb., 1898.    Son of David K. Alley & Nancy Ross. Born Ripley Co MO. Parents of Sarah Ann (m. John D. Smith), Adeline (m. Daniel Mahan), David, John 'Jack', Alexander (m. Annabelle Counts, m. Minnie Clark), Lee A. & Letitia Melita Alley (m. James F. Carty).

Graves with no marker or illegible:
L. B.; L. B.; B.; S. B; L. B.; M. B.; A. B; J. E. B.

Basham, Olive Pearl ‘Ollie’ Kelly     Jul. 7, 1893 - Aug. 5, 1932.     MO Death Cert.# 28187 has Jul. 5, 1893 – Aug. 12, 1932.    Daughter of John Kelly & Emma Stratton. Wife of Homer Basham, Eminence MO. Burial Aug. 13, 1932 in ‘Morton’ Cemetery.

Bolding, Unknown     (grave marked with rocks)

DOUBLE: (Just the names carved into a marker)
Bolin, James     Born abt. 1803 in South Carolina. Name also spelled Bowlin, Bolding.
Bolin, Susan     Born abt. 1818 in Alabama. Parents of Susan, James Oliver, Elizabeth, John H. (m. Mary Buffington), Julia Ann, Matilda, Thomas & William Bowlin, Bolin, or Bolding. All children    Born in Tennessee.

Bolin, Jestine     Apr. 1883 - Jul. 26, 1903.    Daughter of Thomas Bolin (or Bolding) & Melissa Unknown.

 

Bolin, John     No dates. (Just the name carved into a marker)

DOUBLE: (Just the names carved into a marker) Married abt. 1879.
Bolin, Thomas    Jul., 1855 - Unknown.    Son of Robert James Bolin & Mary Josephine Matthews. Married Tamer Fanny Whitson 25 Dec 1887; children Luse, Fanny & Ellen Bolin.
Bolin, Melissa     Abt. 1860 - Unknown.    Thomas & Melissa were the parents of Emeline, Sarah C. (m. Moses Joshua Jones), Jestine, Mary & Melissa Bolin.

Bolin, W. C.     1857 - 1934.    Son of Robert James Bolin & Mary Josephine Matthews.

Branson, Glenna Mae     Aug. 11, 1921 - Oct. 25, 1923.    Daughter of Lee Branson & Martha Plowman.     MO Death Cert.# 32042 spells name ‘Glena’ and states burial Oct. 26, 1928 at Alley Cemetery. Informant Martha Branson, Angeline MO.

Branson, Lee C.     1889 – 1933.     MO Death Cert.#22048 has died Jun. 19, 1933; age 43. Son of (Samuel Rolla) Branson & Etta Geisler. Husband of Martha Branson. Mechanic. Died of creeping paralysis, so diagnosed by Chicago physicians; contributory: occupation auto mechanic, probably slow monoxide poisoning. Burial Jun. 20, 1933, Culpepper Cemetery. He married Martha Plowman 25 Dec 1911 Shannon Co MO. Their children were Wave L. & Glenna Mae Branson. Martha (25 Dec 1891 - 24 Jul 1977) married also William Everett Stevens. She was the daughter of James Francis Marion Plowman & Minnie Susan Cox.

Brooks, Eddie E.     May 9, 1907 - Sep. 9, 1909.

Bryant, Alice Alpha     May 16, 1909 – Jul. 12, 1912.    Daughter of Frank Bryant & Anna Mary Pinkston.     MO Death Cert.# 28369; informant Frank Bryant, Eminence MO; burial Jul. 15, 1912, ‘Morton’ Cemetery.

Bryant, Robert L. Owen     Nov. 15, 1911 – Oct. 1, 1912.    Son of Frank Bryant & Anna Mary Pinkston.     MO Death Cert.#41694; informant Frank Bryant, Eminence MO; burial Oct. 2, 1912, ‘Morton’ Cemetery.

HUSBAND & WIFE:
Burrus, James    Oct. 10, 1852 - May 6, 1924.    Son of John Burrus & Unknown Howard. Born at Salem Dent Co MO, died at Eminence. Occupation Blacksmith.
Burrus, Julia Ann Bolding    May 20, 1849 - Jun. 18, 1932.    Daughter of William Bolding (AL) & Julia Bolding (AL).  MO Death Cert.#21666 says died Jun. 1, but burial is Jun. 19, so it's a misprint. Named spelled Burris. Informant W. E. Burris, West Eminence. Burial Jun. 19, 1932.

Burrus, Thomas D.     Jun. 30, 1905 - Nov. 16, 1927. a/k/a Thomas Dolph Burris.    Son of James William 'Bill' Burrus & Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Vaugh.     Married Ida Alice Unknown.

Carty, Lillie M.     Feb. 9, 1894 - Oct. 19, 1910.    Daughter of James F. Carty & Letitia Melita 'Leata' Alley.

HUSBAND & WIFE: Married 22 Apr 1893.
Carty, James F.     No dates.
Carty, Letitia Melita 'Leata' Alley     1875 - 1895.    Daughter of John W. Alley & Grace Mahan.

Carty, M. C.     No dates.

Clouse, Loney G.     Nov. 23, 1918 - Oct. 1, 1919.     MO Death Cert.#32102: Indexed as Lorraine Gorden Clouse. The death certificate itself has Lonnie Gordon Clouse, daughter of John Clouse (Springfield MO) & Nancy Jane Esmond. Burial Oct. 2, 1919 at Morton Graveyard. Informant John Clouse, West Eminence.

Clouse, Nancy Jane Esmond     Nov. 15, 1890 - May 24, 1924.     MO Death Cert.# 16798 has Nov. 13, 1894 – May 13, 1924. Daughter of Steve Esmond & Linda Hayes. Burial May 14, 1924, Morton Cemetery. Informant John Clouse, West Eminence.

Conner, Iva Nichols     1899 – 1958.    Daughter of John & Linnia Nichols.

 

Cosby, Amanda    Feb. 16, 1844 - Aug. 12, 1924.    MO Death Cert.#25254: Born in Ohio; widow; died at Eminence. Informant Mrs. Rena Johnson, Eminence. Burial Aug. 13th at Morton Cemetery.

Culpepper, Robert Clinton     Mar. 6, 1920 - Mar. 16, 1920.    Son of Olen (William) Culpepper & Susie Artie Gertie M. Plowman.     MO Death Cert.# 15207.

Culpepper, Sarah Frances Bradley     1870 - 1933. Born North Carolina. Married Joseph Archie Culpepper. Mother of David C. 'Jack' (m. Emma Mary Russell, m. Iva Lane), Olen William (m. Susie Artie Gertie M. Plowman) & Flora Elizabeth Culpepper (m. Jesse V. Cooper, m. Joseph W. Key).

Dunn, W. Elmer     1881 – 1960. Parents both    Born in England. Married Elma M. Russell 28 Aug 1908 Carter Co MO. Father of Harold Lee (m. Georgia Patterson), Viola (m. Ben Hill), Wesley Ernest (m. Elzada Helen Weaver), James Moses 'Bud' , Beulah Cattolia (m. Hiram T. Thompson), Charles E. (m. Willa Mae Cottrell), Nellie M. (m. Manuel Patterson) & Clinton Dunn (m. Juanita Rose Ellerman).

Dunn, Omer     1881 – 1960.

HUSBAND & WIFE: Married 20 Sep 1902 Shannon Co MO.
Heiney, Henry Y.     May 12, 1877 - Jun. 29, 1950.    Son of Henry Heiney (PA) & Rebecca Connin (Monroe Co OH). Husband of Edna Heiney. Died at Salem Dent Co MO. MO Death Cert.# 19814; burial Jul. 1, 1950. Informant Edna Heiney, Salem MO. (He must have remarried after Nancy's death).
Heiney, Nancy A. Russell     Oct. 7, 1880 - Jan. 25, 1942.    Daughter of Moses M. Russell & Mary Jane Morris. Died Shannon Co MO. MO Death Cert.# 22422. Parents of Lavina (m. James Davidson Hodge), Nora M. & Floy A. Heiney.

Hon, Infant    Jul. 22, 1910 - Aug. 24, 1910.    Unnamed daughter, age 1 mo. 2 dys., of Marion E. Hon (Bolivar Polk Co MO) & Audrey Golden (Carter Co MO). Born & died at West Eminence. Burial Aug. 25, 1910 at Morton.

 

Hurt, Louisa 'Adeline' Smith     Mar. 31, 1850 – Jan. 31, 1929.    Daughter of William J. Smith & Jane Tripp. Wife of Daniel Matthew Hurt (m. 1875). Burial Feb. 2, 1950 at Culpepper Cemetery. (Tombstone has Adline Hurt). Daniel was born 1855 and died Apr. 1, 1939. He is buried at Chrisco Cemetery. Their children: Thomas, William Matthew 'Bud' (m. Anna Catherine Warren), Maleta Jane (m. L. A. Scammy, m. Elijah M. McMullins), Ezekiel A. (m. Unknown, m. Mary Ollie Piatt), Tollett, David E., John T., Louise I., Lucinda B., Elvira E. (m. William E. Counts) & Melissa Alta Hurt (m. James Franklin Wadlow).

Jones, Fabrus     No dates.    Daughter of Moses Joshua Jones & Sarah C. Bolding.

Knight, Don Roderick ‘Donnie’     May 30, 1935 - Sep. 5, 1935.     MO Death Cert.# 31635 has May 31, 1934 – Aug. 5, 1934.    Son of Elbert Knight & Stacy Nichols. Burial Aug. 5, 1934, Culpepper Cemetery. Informant E. Knight, West Eminence.

M., J. T. & M., P.     No dates.    Just initials carved into rocks.

DOUBLE:
Martin, Ada     1895 – 1921.
Martin, Robert     Mar., 1897 – 1900.    Son of Samuel Lewis Martin & Sarah Elizabeth Purcell. He  married Ola McMillen 25 May 1918 Shannon Co MO.

Morgan, Whitson     No Dates.

HUSBAND & WIFE: Married abt. 1867.
Morton, Deborah A.     Sep. 17, 1850 - Dec. 3, 1918.
Morton, Elijah M.     Feb. 9, 1848 - Feb. 27, 1906.  ‘Father.'  'Age 58 Yrs. 18 Da's.’ Parents of George T. (m. Adie Unknown), Etta (m. Joseph Welch), Henry Austin (m. Martha A. Daugherty), Elmer D. (m. Maude E. Unknown), Rachel L. (m. Frank W. Koller), Grace E. (m. Jesse S. Strain), Inez F. 'Jane' & Grover Morton.

Morton, Delmar Ray     Oct. 30, 1899 - Mar. 27, 1926.    Son of Henry Austin Morton (Chamois MO) & Martha Daugherty (Stone Hill MO). Single. Farmer. Burial Mar. 29, 1926 at Alley Cemetery. Informant Mrs. A. Morton, Summersville MO.

Morton, Everett E.     Nov. 19, 1902 - Mar. 25, 1904.      'Age 1 Yr. 4 Mos. 6 Da's.'    Son of Henry Austin Morton (Chamois MO) & Martha Daugherty (Stone Hill MO).

Morton, Inez E. 'Jane'     Dec. 3, 1889 - Aug. 3, 1911.    Daughter of Elijah M. Morton & Deborah A. Unknown.

Nichols, Cecil Jene     Mar. 15, 1926 - Sep. 30, 1926.    Son of Charles Jackson Nichols  & Birdie Marie Strain.

Nichols, Nora M. Strain    Feb. 27, 1891 - Apr. 9, 1911.    First wife of Charles Jackson Nichols, married 25 May 1907.    Daughter of Robert F. Strain & Alice Sarah Garner. Mother of Otis Arthur Nichols.

Nichols, Odas A.     Sep. 23, 1908 - Oct. 8, 1928.     (Otis Arthur Nichols).    Son of Charles Jackson Nichols & Nora M. Strain.

Nickles, John Riley     1866 – 1922.     Married Lena Laura 'Inkey' Enke. Father of Virgie, Joseph S. 'Wiley' (m. Pearl Nellie Strain) & Elsa Velma Nickles.

Nickles, Minnie     No dates.

Nickles, Earl     No dates.

 

Nickles, Velma    May 23, 1918 - Jun. 6, 1918.    Daughter of Alfred W. Nickles & Allie Clouse.

HUSBAND & WIFE:
Plowman, James Frances     Jun. 17, 1864 - Oct. 4, 1916.     MO Death Cert.# 39663 has Jan. 17, 1863 – Mother Martha Smith. Farmer. Burial Oct. 5, 1916, Alley Cemetery. Informant Martha Branson, Alley MO.
Plowman, Minnie Missouri     Feb. 20, 1875 – Jun. 9, 1930.     Mother Mary Purcell. Burial Jun. 10, 1930 at Culpepper Cemetery. Informant (can’t read first name, starts with K) Plowman, Alley MO.

Price, Billie Carl     Feb. 22, 1941 - Feb. 24, 1941.    Son of Ernest Price & Theo Wilkins.

Purcell, Mary Ann     Dec. 7, 1850 - Dec. 20, 1905.

Russell, Francis Marion     Mar. 3, 1868 - Jul. 11, 1921.     MO Death Cert.# 19607 has Mar. 13, 1867 –    Son of Moses Russell & Mary Jane Morris. Burial Jul. 12, 1921, Morton Cemetery. Informant D. C. Culpepper, Eminence. He married Caroline 'Carrie' Justus 04 Aug 1890 Shannon Co MO. She was the    Daughter of Wilhelm Justus & Louisa Rotamund (Roderman). She is buried at Flatwoods Cemetery. Their children Mary (m. David C. 'Jack' Culpepper), Minnie Louisa 'Lula' (m. Daris Hause 'Doss' Clouse), Charles Miles (m. Victoria Alice Rightnowar), Julia (m. Vernie Seiber), Chester (m. Annie Smith) & Saphronia 'Frona' Russell (m. Otto Seiber).

Russell, Johnnie Dale     Jun. 25, 1924 - Aug. 4, 1924. '     Son of Mr. & Mrs. Edgar Russell.'

Russell, Edgar 'Ed'     No Dates.

 

Russell, Francis Marion    Mar. 13, 1867 - Jul. 11, 1921.    Son of Moses Russell & Mary Jane Morris. Husband of Carrie Russell. Informant on d.c. D. C. Culpepper.

 

Russell, Lena Mae    May 21, 1928 - Jun. 1, 1928.    Daughter of Chester Russell & Anna Smith.

 

Russell, Marvel Mills    Mar. 3, 1873 - Aug. 10, 1943.    Son of Moses Russell & Mary Jane Morris. Informant on d.c. Minnie R. Chilton.

 

Russell, Moses M.    1841 - Jan. 2, 1924.     Born in Alabama; died at Alley. Informant on d.c. W. E. Russell, Angeline MO.     Married Mary Jane Morris abt. 1861. Father of Malinda (m. William A. McConnell), Francis Marion (m. Caroline 'Carrie' Justus), James Hanley (m. Eda Bell Stark), Marvel Mills (m. Martha Ella Loftin, Marion E., Frances Ellen (m. Thomas Jefferson Strain), Nancy A. (m. Henry H. Heiney), William Edward 'Edd' & Emma Mary Russell (m. W. Elmer Dunn).

Schell, Mildred     Nov. 17, 1915 - Sep. 14, 1925. '     Daughter of Joe & Mayme Schell.' MO Death Cert.#: Nov. 7, 1914 - Sep. 14, 1921.    Daughter of Joe 'Shell' (IL) & Sadie Dotson (IL). (Indexed as Mildred Shell).

 

Smith, Albert Lee     Oct. 7, 1881 - Oct. 27, 1899. '     Son of J. D. & Sarah Smith.' (John D. Smith & Sarah Ann Alley).

 

Smith, Charles Henry     Aug. 31, 1884 - Nov. 27, 1927.     MO Death Cert.#35676:    Son of Thomas Smith (TN) & Matilda Bolding (AL). Burial Nov. 27, 1927.

HUSBAND & WIFE:
Smith, Charles 'Thomas'     Jun. 5, 1850 – Apr. 22, 1918.    Son of Joseph C. W. Smith (TN). Born Overton Co TN. Died at West Eminence.     MO Death Cert.# 15836; burial Apr. 25, 1918, Alley Cemetery. Informant C. (?) Smith, West Eminence.
Smith, Matilda T. Bolding     Oct. 22, 1854 - Dec. 5, 1913.     MO Death Cert.# 41624 has Oct. 15, 1843 – Dec. 6, 1913.    Daughter of James Bolding & Susan Barksdale. Burial Dec. 7, 1913, Alley Cemetery. J. W. Smith, Eminence, informant.

 

Smith, Infant     Born & Died Nov. 5, 1933.     Son of Carlos Smith & Maude Hodge. MO Death Cert.#38806.

Smith, Sarah Ann Alley     Sep. 18, 1861 – Dec. 26, 1948.    Daughter of John W. Alley & Gracie Mahan. Widow. Died at Eminence. Burial Jan. 3, 1948, Alley Cemetery. Informant Alex Alley, Eminence. She married John D. Smith abt. 1881. Their only known child was Albert Lee Smith.

HUSBAND & WIFE: Married 06 Dec 1882 at Gasconade Co MO.
Strain, Alice Sarah Garner     Feb. 24, 1866 - May 17, 1960.  
Strain, Robert F.     Sep. 5, 1856 - Jun. 12, 1936.    Son of Daniel Strain & Malinda Miller. Born Cuba Phelps Co MO. Died at Winona MO.  MO Death Cert.# 25196; burial Jun. 13, 1936, Culpepper Cemetery. Informant Levi Strain. Parents of Laura E. (m. Vess Riley), Nora M. (m. Charles Jackson Nichols), Levi A. & Bertha A. Strain.

HUSBAND & WIFE: Married 1884.
Strain, Amanda Wilkins     Mar. 26, 1858 – Mar. 12, 1930.    Daughter of Barry Wilkins & ‘Unknown’ Tuck. Wife of John Strain. Burial Mar. 13, 1930, Morton Cemetery. MO Death Cert.#11343. Informant Frank Strain, Angeline MO.
Strain, John Alexander    Nov. 5, 1858 - Sep. 17, 1906.    Son of Daniel Alexander Strain & Melinda Ann Miller. Parents of Ulysses Milford, Reuben Franklin 'Frank'  (m. Julia Inez Ellerman), Eva (died in infancy), Birdie Marie (m. Charles Jackson Nichols) & Robert M. (m. Ruth C. Jennings).

Strain, Bertha A.     Apr. 27, 1898 - Dec. 14, 1898.    Daughter of Robert F. Strain & Alice Sarah Garner.

HUSBAND & WIFE: Married 15 Mar 1903 Shannon Co MO.
Strain, Frances 'Ellen' Russell     1876 – 1964.     Daughter of Moses M. 'Mose' Russell & Mary Jane Morris.
Strain, Thomas Jefferson     Nov. 16, 1852 – Dec. 23, 1947.    Son of Daniel Alexander Strain & Melinda Anne Miller. MO Death Cert.#44618; burial Dec. 24, 1947, Culpepper Cemetery. Informant J. R. Strain, Eminence. Parents of Buell (m. Juanita Brickey), Jesse Raymond, Elda Mae (m. Golden Ruel Warren) & Clinton Dunn Strain (m. Unknown Ellerman).

Strain, J. Raymond     Apr. 13, 1915 - Mar. 5, 1984.    'US Army, WWII.'

Strain, Laura E.     Apr. 30, 1888 - Apr. 13, 1909.

Strain, Levi A.     Oct. 13, 1895 - Oct. 30, 1976.

Strain, Malinda Ann Miller     Jan. 11, 1828 - Aug. 8, 1923.    Daughter of John Miller (IN). Born in Indiana. Widow of Daniel Strain. Died at Alley MO. Burial Aug. 9, 1923 at Morton Cemetery. MO Death Cert.# 26129; informant Robert F. Strain, West Eminence.

Strain, Mary Ellen     Apr. 27, 1926 - Sep. 27, 1926.    Daughter of Robert M. Strain & Ruth C. Jennings.     MO Death Cert.#30568; burial Sep. 29, 1948 Morton Cemetery. Informant (looks like) Rot Young, Angeline MO.

Strain, Pauline     Nov. 10, 1908 - Nov. 20, 1908.    Daughter of Jesse S. Strain & Grace E. Morton.

Strain, Robert M.     Oct. 5, 1896 - Dec. 12, 1948.    Son of John Alexander Strain & Amanda Wilkins.     Married Ruth C. Jennings 14 Apr 1918 Shannon Co MO. She was the daughter of William H. Jennings & Martha Lin Krigbaum. Robert & Ruth were the parents of Mary Ellen Strain (died in infancy).

Strain, Thomas Lee     Aug. 24, 1898 - Aug. 29, 1922.    Son of Benjamin F. Strain & Nancy 'Nannie' Dace.     Married Gladys Unknown.

Summer, William Lynn     Born & died Mar. 28, 1961.    Son of Bill Summer & Joyce Delight Price.

HUSBAND & WIFE:
Thompson, Beulah Cattolia Dunn     Feb. 5, 1915 - Jun. 21, 1965.    Daughter of W. Elmer Dunn & Emma M. Russell.
Thompson, Hiram T. 'Harm'     Mar. 18, 1901 - Mar. 28, 1985.    Son of William Riley Thompson & Victoria Adeline 'Addie' Kendricks. Married also Carrie Mahan; son Alvey Thompson. Children of Harm & Beulah: Donald Elmer 'Don' (m. Janet Unknown), Glenn Allen, Gordon Eugene, James 'Golden' (m. Phyllis Unknown), Sylvia Pearlene (m. Gordon Cooley), Joseph Edward 'Joe' (m. Flora Mae Jones), Raymond Lee 'Ray' (m. Anna Counts), Paul Duane (m. Shirley Lee Counts), a daughter and two sons who died in infancy.

 

DOUBLE:

Vance, Dave & Denver     Jun. 25, 1924 – Aug. 4, 1924.    Twin sons of Elmer E. Vance & Effie E. Schweighauser. MO Death Cert.#25252; burial Aug. 5, 1925, Morton Cemetery. Informant Elmer Vance, West Eminence. MO Death Cert.#29795-a and 25252.

Welch, Infant     Born & died Oct. 4, 1907.    Son of Joseph Welch & & Etta Morton.

Wilkins, Billie Monroe     Born & died Nov. 24, 1932.    Son of William Green Wilkins & Lula Joyce Akers.

Wilkins, Gordon Dale     Aug. 7, 1930 - Aug. 8, 1932.    Son of William Green Wilkins & Lula Joyce Akers. Burial Aug. 9, 1932, Culpepper Cemetery. MO Death Cert.#28186. Informant C. L. Akers, Eminence.

HUSBAND & WIFE:
Wilkins, Reuben Doyal     Jan. 28, 1856 – Apr. 25, 1924.    Son of William Green Wilkins & Lula Joyce Akers. Husband of Kate Wilkins. Died at Alley. Burial Apr. 26, 1924, Morton Cemetery.  MO Death Cert.# 13660; informant J. A. Wilkins, Angeline MO. Another source has he married Juanita Farrell, daughter of George & Dovie Farrell.
Wilkins, Susan     Dec. 1, 1855 - Jan. 19, 1939.    Died at Shannon Co MO. MO Death Cert.# 12508.

 


 

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