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29 August 2012

Bowling Green Township Cemeteries






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



Cemetery: Date Photographed:
Backsath Cemetery December 2011
Brown Cemetery March 2014
Buddenberg Cemetery December 2011
Eads Cemetery February 2012
Elliott Cemetery January 2013
Feaker Cemetery November 2011
Harper Cemetery  December 2011
Henning Cemetery November 2011
Korff Cemetery May 2011
Kulhman Cemetery June 2009
Meyer Cemetery November 2011
Namrash Cemetery March 2014
Price Cemetery April 2014
Sasse Cemetery November 2011
Schulte Cemetery November 2011
Tisdale Cemetery April 2014
Venable Cemetery November 2012
Whitesides Cemetery November 2011
Williams III Cemetery November 2012

Additional Cemeteries Phographed
Dalton City Cemetery March 2014



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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