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Best Cemetery
Benton township, Daviess county, Missouri

Location: from the intersection of Hwy 69 and route Z, take Z west for 2 1/2 miles. Turn right (north) on route AA and proceed northwest for 2 miles until Elmwood Ave. At Elmwood, turn left (west); the cemetery lies on the right (north) side of the road 1/2 mile down Elmwood. Thanks to Lavena Lowrey for help with these directions! [Pic -SR]

This cemetery was transcribed by the Tree Climbers of Pattonsburg, Missouri.

Disclaimer: some stones are difficult to read. Moreover, errors invariably creep into any transcription project. Some graves have no markers. Researchers are advised to check the data herein.

Abbreviations and notations:
b: born
co: county or military company
d: died
d/o: daughter of
h/o: husband of
pic: picture
s/o: son of
sic: thus, that's how it is
w/o: wife of
WWI, WWII: World War I, II
y m d: age at death in years, months, days
? or _ [underline]: uncertain
[illeg]: illegible
[text in brackets is not in the source or is an editorial comment]
Pic: picture credits: SR: Steve Reid.

BEST

BEST, Rebecca, w/o H. B.
b 10 Feb 1820, d 6 Mar 1898

BEST, Howard Boon
b 7 Jul 1818, d 22 Feb 1900

BEST, Louis M.
b 17 Jan 1852, d 10 Feb 1912

BEST, Nancy E.
b 6 May 1852, d 4 Mar 1910

BEST, Infant son
b 12 May 1824, d 12 May 1824

BEST, Infant dau
28 Mar 1891, age 7m 26d

BEST, John G.
19 May 1880, age 3y 20d

BEST, Ethline Rose
20 Feb 1891, age 16y 9m 21d

BEST, Julia, w/o S. N.
b 7 Nov 1840, d 16 Mar 1905

BEST, Silas N.
b 27 Jan 1844, d 13 Jun 1907

BEST, Humphrey
b 19 Jan 1880, d 5 Feb 1911, age 31y 16d

BEST, Nancy Elizabeth HIBBS, w/o L. M. BEST
d Mar 4 1911

BOLEY

BOLEY, Isaac
b 1851, d 1929

BOLEY, Lottie
b 1874, d 1954

CAIN

CAIN, Infant s/o L. & B.
b 12 Oct 1913, d 19 Oct 1913

CAIN, John T.
b 1863, d 31 Jun 1939

CAIN, Lude
b 23 Mar 1873, d 4 Dec 1962

CAIN, Jack, s/o J. T. & Lude
b 10 Apr 1895, d 27 Aug 1897

CARTER

CARTER, Franklin P.
b 10 May 1853, d 14 Aug 1937

CARTER, America J.
b 5 May 1861, d 11 Mar 1920

CARTER, McKinney
11th MO Cav.
b 16 Apr 1841, d 25 Sep 1924

CARTER, Caroline
b 16 Mar 1851, d 21 Feb 1910

CUNNINGHAM

CUNNINGHAM, John E.
b 7 Dec 1866, d 29 Apr 1901

DEARING

DEARING, Robert W.
b 1836, d 1907

DEARING, Sarah J.
b 1876, d 1933

DOUGHERTY

DOUGHERTY, W. J.
b 1870, d 1948

DOUGHERTY, Mary
b 1876, d 1933

ELAM

ELAM, Henry N.
b 20 Jan 1846, d 24 Jun 1913

ELAM, Emily A.
b 5 Feb 1852, d 27 Dec 1902

ENGLAND

ENGLAND, Leve W.
b 18 Feb 1854, d 13 Jul 1908

EPPERSON

EPPERSON, Life
[no dates]

FURGUSON

FURGUSON, Eliza
b 24 Jan 1819, d 24 Nov 1908

FURGUSON, Martha E.
b 11 Jan 1869, d 31 Jul 1947

FURGUSON, James D.
b 5 Jan 1857, d 23 Feb 1933

FURGUSON, Earle, s/o W. & L.
27 Dec 1892, age 1y 11d

HARDIN

HARDIN, J. H. & Nolia infant?
1914

HARDIN, Edna B.
b 1895, d 1927

HIBBS

HIBBS, William N.
b 27 Jul 1828, d 6 Apr 1912

HIBBS, Sarah J.
b 8 Aug 1833, d 25 Feb 1900

HIBBS, Infant s/o G. J & J. E.
24 Aug 1891

KERN

KERN, Catherine, w/o Noah
3 Jul 1895, age 53y 7m

KERN, Lewis D., s/o W. R. & Julia
27 Nov 1896, age 1y 9m 6d

KERNS

KERNS, Andrew D.
b 30 Nov 1871, d 21 Jan 1934

MILES

MILES, Diadama L., w/o S. M.
b 27 Jul 1839, d 17 Nov 1894

MILES, Samuel, h/o D. L.
b 21 Oct 1825, d 12 Apr 1919

MILES, James W.
b 22 Mar 1858, d 26 Dec 1938, age 80y 9m 4d

MORGAN

MORGAN, W. N.
b 5 Jan 1829, d 28 Feb 1892

MORGAN, Liddie
b 20 Jun 1826, d 23 Mar 1895

POWELL

POWELL, Vinson, s/o B. & N.
b 22 Feb 1828, d 21 Mar 1891, age 63y 2m 29d

RAMEY

RAMEY, Jack, infant s/o A. L. & V.
15 Feb 1910

RAMEY, Goldie Viola
b 8 Nov 1918, d 23 Feb 1925

RAMEY, William Clayton
b 1911, d 1920

RAMEY, Francis M.
b 8 Oct 1916, d 17 Jun 1946

RAMEY, Alvin L.
b 20 Sep 1874, d 24 Jul 1935

RAMEY, Vernie
b 20 Feb 1890, d 2 Jul 1981

There are several other unreadable stones in this area

ROYCE

ROYCE, James M.
b 17 Dec 1845, d 19 Nov 1906

ROYCE, Ellen N.
b 4 Apr 1859, d 10 Aug 1939

ROYCE, Merle, d/o J. M. & E. N.
9 Apr 1895, age 1y 25d

ROYSTON

ROYSTON, John D.
June 1895, age 35y 10m 23d

ROYSTON, Beulah, infant d/o John T. & Mary
29 Sep 1898 same date

ROYSTON, Anna Mae
b 11 Aug 1874, d 19 Apr 1948

ROYSTON, John Thomas
b 13 Nov 1873, d 5 Nov 1936

SAVAGE

SAVAGE, Grace
b 1887, d 1956

SAVAGE, Wm. Roy
b 1882, d 1946

Infant d/o Mr & Mrs G. P.
31 Dec 1908

SAVAGE, Hattie Elam
b 1874, d 1943

SAVAGE, John D.
b 1869, d 1943

SAVAGE, Gladys Marie
b 1898, d 1900

SIMPSON

SIMPSON, Mary E.
b 1880, d 1933

Three field rocks in this area and foot stone M. B.

SMITH

SMITH, Sylvester
d Mar 16 1911
He seems to be buried in Webb cemetery with his wife and 2 children; wife d Nov 28 1917

UTZ

UTZ, Mary Ann, d/o A. E. & Emma
8 Feb 1893, age 2m 11d

UTZ, Cretta Fannie, d/o A. E. & Emma
3 Nov 1896, age 2y 9d

UTZ, Mary A.
b 7 Apr 1827, d 23 Sep 1912, age 85y 6m 6d

UTZ, George M.
b 25 Dec 1827, d 4 Oct 1902, age 74y 9m 9d

UTZ, Bessie L.
b 24 Oct 1884, d 26 Jun 1969

UTZ, Pruda A.
b 19 Dec 1852, d 26 Feb 1929

UTZ, Jasper J.
b 24 Nov 1850, d 16 Feb 1923

UTZ, Elbert
b 30 Dec 1878, d 15 Aug 1902

UTZ, Cassie Pearl, d/o T. M. & M. B.
b 21 Jan 1893, d 3 Sep 1897, age 4y 7m 10d

Additions to Best Chapel cemetery from reading Pattonsburg Call and other articles:

ADCOCK

ADCOCK, Nina Juanita, d/o Elza ADCOCK
Mar 3 1923, age 1y 11m 9d

ADCOCK, Robert Wm.
b Jun 1 1844, d Nov 26 1933

ADCOCK, Emily, w/o Robert Wm.
b Jan 7 1848, d Mar 8 1933, Pattonsburg Call

CAIN

CAIN, Hiram
b Dec 25 1839, d Apr 22 1916

CAIN, John, s/o Hiram
d Jan 1927

JOHNSON

Straight east of Jack Ramey grave parents Lude Cain Johnson Cain

MORRIS

MORRIS, Homer, his wife Ida Royston MORRIS

ROYSTON

[that's all]

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