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Drake Cemetery
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri

next to 3507 N Perrin Road, Independence MO

Lat: 38° 54' 25"N, Lon: 94° 13' 23"W

Contributed by Sharon Kroner, Aug 15, 2007 [sharonmok2@sbcglobal.net]. Total records = 6.

To reach this cemetery in Independence, from the intersection of Hwy 24 & Blue Mills Road, go east 3.7 miles, turn left on N. Perrin Road, go .4 miles. The cemetery will be on your right between two houses.

Judging from the stones in this cemetery it was established in the early 1800s. The earliest burial is shown as 1819 and the last was 1887. I was not able to find out who owns and maintains it.

Some call this small family cemetery the Adams Cemetery, but the first burial is a Drake and old maps have it listed as the Drake Cemetery. There is no sign at the cemetery.

This includes all existing and legible readings from stones from when I visited this cemetery on Aug 12, 2007.

- Sharon Kroner

Adams, Elizabeth D, d. 21 Jan 1859, wife of Lynch B Adams
Adams, Lynch B, d. 6 Dec 1873, Age 69y 9m
Drake, A J, b. 1812, d. 1887, s/w Elizabeth Drake
Drake, Elizabeth, b. 1823, d. 1864, his wife, s/w AJ Drake
Drake, Fannie, d. 15 Sep 1819, wife of Isaac Drake
Drake, Isaac, d. 29 Jan 1837, N.J. Mil Rev War

 

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