There were only 5 stones were here when copied by Opal
Phillips in mid 1960's. Original markers were probably of wooden
construction and deteriorated due to exposure to the elements.
Later markers were stone and still legible. This cemetery is
almost inaccessible and entails a short walk to reach it.
It is south of Boonville on what was originally Hinman property
and later the Steven's farm.
According to several reliable sources in old family
tradition there are approximately
16 persons interred in this cemetery.
Probing has confirmed the existence of a least 16 gravesites.
One life-long resident of the
Eight of the gravesites not identified by markers were
known to be members of the HINMAN and PERIGO families 3 of which are
identified in the ADDENDUM that is dated
Bogan, Elisha d. Aug 8, 1885, 20 yr, no marker (source: Shafer Bros Funeral Home records)
Hall, Catharine d. Apr 19, 1853
Hinman, Mary Harris (Hinman) b. May 30, 1749 d. Jan 8, 1842, w of Asahel
Perigo, Artis Infant son of Ephraim Y. & Anna E. (Hiley) Perigo d. Jun 29, 1885
Perigo, Isabella (Mc Gill) b. Jan 14, 1799 d. Jan 31, 1831 1/w of Jonathan
Perigo, Jonathan b. Feb 25, 1798 d. Mar 1, son of Romey & Rhoda
Perigo, Mary b. Feb 27, 1843, d before 1850
Perigo, Rhoda (Hinman) b. Nov 4, 1774 - d. 1822, daughter of Asahel & Mary and 1/w of Romey
Perigo, Thomas B.
Perigo, Willis Youngblood b. 24 Oct 1832 d. before 1840
McCord, John R. d. Jul 20, 1885, aged 59 yrs (source: Boonville Enquirer)
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