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Chiles Cemetery
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri

Blue Mills Road & Perrin Road, Independence MO

Lat: 39° 09' 18"N, Lon: 94° 16' 59"W

Contributed by Sharon Kroner, Nov 03, 2008, last edited Nov 25, 2008 [sharonmok2@sbcglobal.net]. Total records = 17.

To reach this cemetery in Independence, from the intersection of Hwy 24 & Blue Mills Road, go northeast on Blue Mills Road for 3.7 miles, turn right or south onto an unnamed gravel road, (the gravel road is about 200 feet west of Perrin Road on the north. The Chiles Cemetery is about 300 feet south of Blue Mills Road on the east side of the road.

This is just one of several cemeteries in Jackson County with the Chiles name. The cemetery is enclosed by a wall made from very large blocks of native stone. The Chiles family migrated from Kentucky and settled in this area along the Santa Fe Trail. We found 17 graves, the earliest death listed was in 1855.

My husband and I along with our good friends Jerry & Nancy Stuart, read this cemetery using a digital camera on Nov 01, 2008. This is a listing of all known graves taken from the tombstones.

- Sharon Kroner

Legend:
b. = born
c/o = child of
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
s/o = son of
s/w = share with
w/o = wife of

Adams, Mattie, no dates, late consort of P. S. Chiles
Chiles, Anna Azubah, b. 31 Dec 1885, d. 11 Jul 1887, d/o JF & Lucy T Chiles
Chiles, Azubah, d. 5 Aug 1873, w/o J.F. Chiles, Age 64y, 4m, 22d, s/w Joel F Chiles
Chiles, Caldwell, b. 28 Jun 1840, d. 18 May 1900, s/o J.F. & Azubah Chiles
Chiles, Charlie A, d. 5 Jul 1869, s/o P.S. & M.A. Chiles, Age 3m, 7d
Chiles, Elijah G, b. 19 Jun 1850, d. 29 Feb 1852, s/o Joel F & Azubah Chiles
Chiles, Infant, d. 11 Feb 1898
Chiles, Infant, d. 21 Aug 1871, s/o WG & ME Chiles
Chiles, Joel F, d. 18 Feb 1855, Age 49y, 29d, mason symbol, s/w Azubah Chiles
Chiles, Mary Emily Murfee, b. 23 Apr 1849, d. 27 May 1907, w/o William G Chiles
Chiles, Mary Jane, b. 5 Mar 1844, d. 6 Feb 1928
Chiles, Phineas, b. 5 Jul 1877, d. 10 Aug 1879, c/o WG & ME Chiles
Chiles, Richard E, b. 30 Nov 1833, d. 30 Oct 1850, s/o Joel F & Azubah Chiles
Chiles, Sarah Margaret, b. 14 Jun 1816, d. 6 May 1899, d/o J F & Azubah Chiles
Chiles, William G, b. 22 Jun 1836, d. 10 Dec 1915
Perrin, Azubah Anna Chiles, b. 13 May 1852, d. 18 Feb 1936, w/o Samuel Morton Perrin
Walker, Mary Margaret Perrin, b. 3 May 1880, d. 1 Dec 1970, w/o Raymond Thornton Walker

 

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