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Drake Cemetery
Colfax township, Daviess county, Missouri

Location: From I-35 exit 61: go west on Hwy 69; it will immediately bend to the left (south); at this bend, turn right onto Topper Av. and stay on Topper (heading west) one mile until 105 St. turns right (north). Take 105 St. 1/2 mile north until Titan Av. (no street sign for Titan: it is the first road to your left.) At Titan, turn left (west). The cemetery is on the left (south) side of the road 1/2 mile down Titan located at the crest of the second hill in a grove of trees between two fields. In summer 2004 Drake cemetery was grossly overgrown with weeds and brush.

This cemetery was canvassed summer 2004.

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]

DALY

DALY, Peter
d Feb 1853, age 30y
DALY, Sarah A. [DRAKE], w/o Peter
d Jan 1855, age 25y
[same stone]

DRAKE

DRAKE, George W[illiam].
[no dates; b 1844, d 1921]

DRAKE, Nancy N. [PENISTON, w/o George W.]
b 1846, d 1934

DRAKE, George Washington, s/o George and Nancy
b Sept 12 1882, d Sept 18 1882
DRAKE, William Clay, s/o George and Nancy
b Sep 23 1874, d Feb 20 1881
[same stone]

DRAKE, J[ames]. P[resley].
d Nov 9 1885, age 80y 4m 1d
DRAKE, Katharine [WOOD]
d Oct 9 1877, age 50y 8m 27d
[same stone]

DRAKE, John T[homas]. H[enry].
b 1821, d 1927

DRAKE, SU
[i.e. SU Drake, nearly illeg; no dates
possibly Susan Emaline Drake, who was b abt 1850, d/o J. P. and Katharine DRAKE]

GRIFFIN

GRIFFIN, Pauline P. [DRAKE]
b 1883, d 1958
GRIFFIN, Joseph L[ilburn].
[no dates; b 1882, d 1943]
[same stone; also same stone as Peter / Sarah DALY above]

WOOD

WOOD, William R.
[no stone]

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Revision date: September 11 2005
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