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01 November 2012

William J Muckey


Muckey, William J (after)

William J Muckey was born in Indiana in 1870, the son of Harrison and Mary N Huston Muckey.  William died December 10, 1886 at the age of 16 years from typhoid fever.  He is buried in Newcomer Cemetery east of Mendon near his maternal grandmother, Synthia A Huston.

This base was leveled, the sections sealed and the obelisk cleaned.  Adopt this stone for $100  To support this preservation project, please make your check payable to "Jacob's Ladder" Cemetery Restoration Specialists and mail it to the Chariton County Historical Society, P.O. Box 114, Salisbury, MO 65281.   Thank you.


Muckey, William (before) Muckey, William J (after)
(Before Restoration)

(After Restoration)


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