Cemeteries in Lincoln County, Missouri
Harmony Grove Cemetery
Source: Gone But Not Forgotten, Vol. I, pp. 35-39.
Census by: William L. Douglas Jr. & Merle M. Jackson, May 5, 1980.
Location in GBNF: Go north from Troy, Mo. on Highway (61) to the junction of Highway (61) and Highway (KK) turn east on (KK) and go to the Chain of Rocks Rd. on the left side of (KK) a sharp turn to the left and go 4 tenths of a mile, cemetery sits on right side of Chain of Rocks Road enclosed by iron fence.
James A. - Son of S.D. & M.F. Alexander Died Aug. 22, 1898 1 Yr. 7 Ms. 24 ds.
Dear baby we miss thee and sadly deplore but hope to meet thee in Heavens fair clime.
Samuel D.-Nov. 26, 1850-Sept. 19, 1926
Mary F. Norton-His Wife Aug. 2, 1858-Feb. 20, 1928
(Asleep in Jesus) Samuel & Mary on same stone
Mildred J. - Wife of C.C. Anderson Born Aug. 14, 1855 Died Dec. 18, 1883 Aged-28 Yrs. 2 Ms. 4 ds.
Till my blessed Saviour calls me to abide in his home. Some of this verse illegible
Mitchel D.-Born Oct. 28, 1821 Died Jan. 27, 1886 Aged-64 Y. 2 Ms. & 29 ds.
Jane- Wife of M.D. Bosman Born Dec. 27, 1831 Died July 5, 1888 Aged- 56 Yrs. 6 Ms. & 8 dys.
John William-Son of M. & J. Bosman Died July 15, 1851 Aged 3 Yrs. 5 Mos. 6ds.
George W.-Son of M.D. & J. Bosman Died Feb. 27, 1858 Aged- 8 Yrs. 2 Mos. 4 ds
Gracie B.-Daughter of R.L. & E.J. Dryden Died Oct. 5, 1893 Aged-1 Yr. 3 Ms. 11 ds.
How precious the treasure but sweet thy rest in the bosom of God. Footstone G.B.D.
Infant Daughter of M.A. & M.E. Fielder Born & Died April 8, 1898
Infant Son of M.A. & M.E. Fielder Born & Died May 25, 1894
Budded On Earth To Bloom In Heaven (same stone)
Mack A.-Sept. 15, 1870-Nov. 26, 1951
Mary E.-Oct. 11, 1872-Feb. 4, 1963 Mack & Mary on same stone
Isaac N.-Born Jan. 31, 1834 Died May 12, 1913 (FIELDER)
Martha J.-Wife of I.N. Fielder Born Aug. 27, 1837 Died Jan. 29, 1889-51 Yrs. 5 Ms. 2 Days
Patric-Mar.-1856-Mar.-1932 (Resting until the resurection Morn)
William-May-1850-Feb. 28, 1915 (Resting until the resurection Morn)
George L.-Nov. 26, 1880-Oct. 10, 1958
Mattie R.-Nov. 3, 1887-July 11, 1966 George & Mattie same stone
Martin Luther-Mar. 8, 1883-Aug. 28, 1953
Annie Etta-May 16, 1888-Jan. 24, 1958 Martin & Annie same stone
Leatha M.-Feb. 18, 1883-Feb. 13, 1963
William B.-July 22, 1879-Sept. 5, 1952 Leatha & William same stone
Martin N.-Dec. 25, 1852-Mar. 29, 1931
Mary E.-Dec. 19, 1851-Mar. 18, 1883 Martin & Mary same stone
(Metal plate-Monumental Sales & Mfg. Co. St. Cloud Minn.)
Infant Daughter of M.N. & N.E. Finnerty Died Oct. 22, 1876 Aged-4 ds.
Sleept on sweet babe and take thy rest God calls away those he thinks best.
Howard H.-Sept. 27, 1866-Apr. 22, 1957 Footstone H.H.H.
Dora Ella-Dec. 24, 1877-Apr. 8, 1953 Footstone D.E.H. (Howard & Dora same stone)
Otis L.-1906-No Date
Elsie Mary-1893-No Date (Metal marker alongside stone reads Elsie Mary Harrell 1893-1974) Otis-Felix-Elsie on same stone
Wayne H.-Son of M.D. & N.E. Henry Born June 22, 1875 Died June 16, 1876
Infant Son of M.D. & N.E. Henry Born & Died Dec. 25, 1890
Mary E.-Wife of J.B. Humphrey Mar.-1883 Sept. 1905 22 Ys. 6 Ms. 22 ds. (At Rest) (Humphrey)
Henry Clay-July 6, 1852-Mar. 30, 1917
Kitty Ann-May 29, 1859-Aug. 17, 1921 Henry & Kitty same stone
Jas. H-Feb. 4, 1850-Aug 11, 1929
Mary A.-Jan. 19, 1855-May 21, 1930 Jas. & Mary same stone
Infant Daughter of J.H. & M.A. Norton Died Sept. 17, 1875 Aged-4 ds.
Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven
Geo. Virgil Otto-July 18, 1883-Aug. 19, 1884
James N.-Born Aug 26, 1823 Died Feb. 4, 1882 Aged-58 Yrs. 5 Mos. 8 days Sleep on dear father and take thy rest God called thee home he thought it best.
Anna-Wife of James N. Norton Died Mar. 16, 1867 Aged-30 Yrs. 5 Mos.
C.W.-Died Jan. 30, 1892 Aged-71 Yrs. 3 Mos. 21 days We miss thee from thy place dear husband, We miss thee from our place, A shadow o'er our life is cast We miss the sunshine of thy face.
Agnes-Wife of Christopher W. Ricks Died Aug. 6, 1896 72 Yrs. 3 Ms. 13 ds. Asleep in Jesus blessed sleep From which none ever wake to weep.
John-Died Sept. 16, 1853 Aged-82 Years 2 Mos & 25 days
Jane-Daughter of John & Anna Ricks Died Jan. 8, 1864 Aged-64 Ys. 11 Ms. 5 ds. Prepare to meet thy God for in such an hour as you think not the Son of Man Cometh.
Nathan T.-Dec. 14, 1858-Nov. 28, 1894 Footstone N.T.R.
Emma E.-His Wife May 26, 1859-Dec. 1, 1921 (RICKS) Nathan & Emma same stone
Waddy M.-Died Sept. 13, 1880 Aged-1 Yr. 1 dy
Mary Myrtle-Died Oct. 23, 1881 Age-8 Ms. 25 ds
Children of N.T. & E.E. Ricks Gone but not forgotten-Waddy M. & Mary Myrtle on same stone
John M.-Died Aug. 31, 1853 Aged-52 Yrs. 11 Mos.
Polly-Wife of J.M. Rick Born Jan. 9, 1805 Died July 7, 1873 Aged-68 Ys. 5 Ms. 28 ds. Weep not for me my children dear; I am not dead but sleeping here.
Rachel-Daughter of John M. & Mary Ricks Wife of Thompson Carty May 12, 1837-Feb. 3, 1918-Married March 18, 1853 (Stone written exactly as it appears)
Francis W.-Son of R.R. & M.J. Ricks Died Aug. 30, 1870 Aged-8 Ys. 4 Ms. 26 ds. Weep not for me the bitter tear; I am not dead but sleeping here.
Robert-Died Aug. 5, 1876 Aged-51 Yrs. 10 Mos. & 12 ds. The Lord gave and the Lord taketh away; Blessed is the Lord (Mason Emblem)
Oran Wallace-Jan. 8, 1872-Mar. 14, 1948
Rose Emma-Feb. 20, 1878-Dec. 31, 1947 Oran & Rose same stone
Goldie F.-Apr. 14, 1914-Dec. 19, 1914
Ethel B.-Feb. 21, 1918-Aug. 25, 1918
Delbert L.-April 11, 1904-July 1, 1930
William A.-Jan. 24, 1860-Jan. 26, 1932
Nancy E.-Oct. 21, 1867-Mar. 16, 1951 William & Nancy same stone
Mary J.-Sept. 9, 1832-Jan. 30, 1922 (ROSSITER)
Mary Barickman-July 31, 1884-Aug. 8, 1943
Lillian D.-May 22, 1876-Jan. 25, 1964-Also metal marker
Charles E.-Oct. 2, 1870-Apr. 12, 1947-Also metal marker
Lillian & Charles on same stone
Jas. S.-Sept. 14, 1859-May 14, 1910
Mary B.-July 20, 1856 Dec. 19, 1942
Jeremiah-May 16, 1877-Oct. 19, 1952
Jas. Mary & Jeremiah on same stone
John L.-Died Aug. 19, 1865 Aged-64 Yrs. 11 Ms. 6 Ds. Footstone J.L.W. Gone but not forgotten (Mason Emblem)
Mary-Wife of J.L. Wilkinson Born Jan. 18, 1834 Died Sept. 16, 1875 Footstone M.W. Gone home-Gone home alas our brightest prospects; Gone is autumn leaves before the driving rain. (The compiler wishes to draw to your attention the difference in spelling of the last name Although Mary is the wife of John L. Wilkerson, most likely the stone mason's mistake.)
Enumerator Notes: A few markers could not be read, also some fieldstones no inscriptions. Cemetery is in
excellent condition. A total of 52 stones were taken.
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