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Spiers Cemetery
Benton township, Daviess county, Missouri

Location: from McFall, Gentry County, go east on route T 1 mile until 110 St. Turn left (north) and go 1/4 mile. The cemetery is on the right (east) side of the road.

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]

DUERSON

Alexander, h/o Dulcenia DUERSON
b Apr 4 1811, d Apr 26 1857
Dulcenia SPIERS, b KY July 7 1823, d/o Martha SAUNDERS and Zachariah. Marr (1) Alexander DUERSON and (2) Samuel LOWREY.
Their babies are buried in the dust But their names shall live for evermore.

LOWREY

Mrs Dulcenia LOWREY (nee SPIERS)
b Jul 7 1823, d Sep 12 1903
Buried here according to her obituary. No stone.

POWELL

William B., s/o Isham & Mary A. POWELL (Mary Ann SPIERS)
b Aug 2 1863, d Sep 1 1863

SPIERS

Zephaniah
d Apr 28 1901, age 73y 7m 25d

Elizabeth (LOCKWOOD), first w/o Zephaniah SPIERS, d/o David & Jane Wilson LOCKWOOD
d Jan 21 1862, age 28y 9m 19d

Joseph
d Apr 1 1860, age 22y 9m 18d
(Joseph was probably Josephine Francis [sic] SPIERS b KY abt 1837, d/o Zachariah & Martha SAUNDERS SPIERS. She never married. Aka "Josie." Note by Gene E. SPIERS.)

Zachariah
d Nov 8 1863, age 74y 6m 5d

Martha (SAUNDERS) SPIERS, w/o Zachariah SPIERS
d Aug 12 1893, age 91y 11m 6d

Talitha Cumi or Gumi, d/o Zephaniah and his 2nd wife Martha (Melissa Vance) SPIERS, b Gentry co MO, never married.
d Jan 29 1893, age 21y 3m 12d

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Revision date: July 2 2005
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