Category: Cemeteries

Cemetery Records of Marion County Missouri

Terrill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Missouri

The following submission is from Fleta Aday who so graciously offered to share this important document with us. POWELL – CRANE CEMETERY Commonly referred to as the Terrill Cemetery in Marion County, Missouri two miles...

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Slave Graves in Marion County Stand as Silent Memorials to History

Consider the lack of slave graves in Marion County. From the early to mid-1800s thousands lived in and around Marion County – thousands of black domestic servants and field hands, thousands of black men, black women and black chidren who were bought and sold at the Marion County Courthouse in Palmyra. But no one can say for sure where these thousands of slaves lie buried.

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