Moniteau County Missouri
Shull-Hickcox Cemetery listings
Located in Township 46, Range 14, Section 13.
Directions to cemetery: This cemetery is located about 1/8 mile north of the Cole County line, about 100 yards east of Highway 179, high on the bluffs of the Missouri River between the Moniteau Creek and the Union Pacific Railroad, on the old Rosenmiller farm. From Sandy Hook, take Hwy 179 south a short distance until coming to Moniteau Creek Road. Turn left and when getting to the top of the hill, an unusual looking house will be on the left. Using this as a reference, the cemetery will be approximately 1/4 to 3/8 of a mile south of this house and approximately 1/8 mile from the Cole County line. The cemetery is on the bluff overlooking the Missouri River and Moniteau Creek with cedar trees between it and the road making it impossible to see the cemetery from the road.
GPS Location: 38.728409,-92.397662
According to page 85 of the Recordings of Linn Township Cemeteries published by the Moniteau County Historical Society this farm was owned in 1968 by a descendant of the family, Roger Wilde, who resides in Alaska.
Survey taken 03 February 1968, also taken in 1979 and 1987. There are also many cotton rock markers.
Below, two pictures of the cemetery and a footstone with hand carved initials "A K"
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James Albin and Alan Sparks visited this cemetery December 30, 2008 and found it is not maintained but with all the stones upright. The two Hickcox stones were leaning against a tree on the north end of the cemetery. As referenced above, several crude, rock markers were found in this cemetery.
* = Calculated Date based on age; d/o = daughter of; s/o = son of; w/o = wife of; m = married
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Last Name, First Name, Middle, Birth Date, Death Date, Comments
Bradford Mary J -- 1849 Aug 30 - 1849 Nov 23 -- d/o B F & M J Bradford -- Pic 1: Pic 2: Pic 3:
Bradford Mary J -- 1814 Dec 17 - 1849 May 30 -- w/o B F Bradford -- Pic 1: Pic 2: Pic 3:
Gregory Jane Elizabeth -- 1823 Aug 22 - 1919 May 30 -- See transcription of her obituary below
Gregory Thomas -- Died 1857 -- Reference Jane Gregory's obit in Moniteau County Herald
Hickcox James Fordyce -- 1805 Dec 26 - 1860 Aug 10 -- Aged 54y 7m 15d -- Pic 1: Pic 2: Pic 3:
Hickcox Melinda -- 1812 Dec 02 - 1856 Jun 03 -- w/o James Hickcox -- Pic 1: Pic 2: Pic 3:
Shull Abraham -- 1798 Jan 06 - 1859 Nov 15 -- Given name spelled Abreham on stone -- Pic 1: Pic 2: Pic 3:
Shull Maria F -- 1807 Feb 22 - 18-- Jun 09 -- w/o Abraham Shull -- Pic 1: Pic 2:
Shull Sarah L -- 1870 Nov 10 - 1871 Sep 11 -- d/o L A & M J Shull -- Pic 1: Pic 2:
From the June 5, 1919 California Democrat:
Mrs. Jane Gregory aged 95 years died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Kirschman near Marion, Mo. Grandmother Gregory as she was lovingly called had made her home with her daughter for a number of years. She was blind the last fifteen years of her life, but cheerful as always was loved by young and old.
Her maiden name was Shull, a sister of Thos. Shull, of Windsor, who was in attendance at the funeral. Mrs. Gregory was a Christian lady and will be greatly missed in the home and community.
She was the widow of the late Dr. [Thomas] Gregory. Burial at the Shull cemetery on the Rosenmiller farm. She leaves a host of relatives and friends to mourn her demise.
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