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29 August 2012

Chariton Township Cemeteries

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Below is a list of cemeteries in the Chariton Township.  Click on the cemetery link to see information about documented graves in that cemetery.

 

 

 

Cemetery: Date Photographed:
Butler Cemetery May 2014
Heryford Cemetery January 2012
Noll Cemetery January 2012
Old Ashby/Craigg Cemetery November 2011
Old Salem Lutheran Cemetery November 2011

Additional maintained cemeteries photographed:
Forest Green Cemetery  October 2011
Aholt Cemetery  January 2012
  

 

 

Regarding Visiting a Cemetery:

Missouri Revised Statutes Chapter 214, Section 214.132.1 states "Any person who wishes to visit an abandoned family cemetery or private burying ground which is completely surrounded by privately owned land, for which no public ingress or egress is available, shall have the right to reasonable ingress or egress for the purpose of visiting such cemetery. This right of access to such cemeteries extends only to visitation during reasonable hours and only for purposes usually associated with cemetery visits."

Missouri Statutes Pertaining to Cemeteries:

Missouri Revised Statute Chapter 214, Section 214.131 states " Every person who shall knowingly destroy, mutilate, disfigure, injure or remove any tomb, monument or gravestone, or other structure placed in any abandoned family cemetery or private burying ground, or any fence, railing, or other work for the protection or ornamentation of any such cemetery or place of burial of any human being, or tomb, monument or gravestone, memento, or memorial, or other structure aforesaid, or of any lot within such cemetery is guilty of a class A misdemeanor. For the purposes of this section and subsection 1 of section 214.132, an "abandoned family cemetery" or "private burying ground" shall include those cemeteries or burying grounds which have not been deeded to the public as provided in chapter 214, and in which no body has been interred for at least twenty-five years."

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