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roger sermon boyhood home 818 w truman rd
818 W Truman Rd
Independence, MO 64050, US
influential mayor of independence home
parents:george and adelle sermon
public position: city councilman and mayor
profession:groceryman
"Adopt a systematic plan of development and start it execution"
Independence,Examiner Jan 30, 1928

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llewellyn jones home 1000 s noland rd
1000 S Noland Rd
Independence, MO 64050, US
mayor llewellyn jones-*
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allen southern home 1207 s main street
1207 S Main St
Independence, MO 64055, US
judge and lawyer,had a gardenia garden
born:1878 in independence
parents: john and matha southern
profession:law
public position:city counselor,highway engineer, and circuit judge
"The completion of washington park blvd(or Winner road)between kansas city and independence and the viaduct over the tracks at sheffeild,This would be the first level,wide and unobstructed outlet for Independence. Others are undesirable."
independence,Examiner feb 8 ,1928
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persifer grinter home 1224 s main street
1224 S Main St
Independence, MO 64055, US
former mayor and photographer
born:1850 in jackson county
parents:mr and mrs perry grinter
public positions:deputy surveyor,city engineer,county road and bridge commisioner,mayor of independence for two terms
profession:photographer
"to see independence become a part of kansas city"
quotes taken form independence exaimer jan 31 1928
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rowland proctor 1235 s main street
1235 S Main St
Independence, MO 64055, US
son of pioneer preacher in independence,mo
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hall cemetary
poor condition
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jacob hall cemetary
long gone, tombstones removed,residences built on top of tombs
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allen cemetary
no tombstones,south of clermont school
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moon cemetery
tombstones gone, residences now on top of cemetery
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noland cemetery
fronting on s side of gudgell,450 ft w of 291 highway,long gone
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oldham cemetery
removed to woodlawn cemetery
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parker cemetery
gone,road paved over cemetery
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poteet/compton cemetery
summit of hill,1/2 mile nw of holke rd and 78 highway,under power lines in rock clearing
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prewitt/pruitt cemetery
under sw corner of independence center,built upon and destroyed
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rogers/webb cemtery
1/4 mile s of 24 hwy,on hill w of mccune home for boys
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scholl cemetery
gone,houses built in place of cemetery
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steagall cemetery
gone,houses built on location
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wilson colyer house 602 e lexington avenue
602 E Lexington Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
built for samuel t wilson, son of john wilson founder of chrisman sawyer banking co.
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flournoy house 1233 w lexington avenue
1233 W Lexington Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
originally at 126 s. pleasent ,moved to present location to prevent demolition
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pioneer log courthouse 107 w kansas ave
107 W Kansas Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
pioneer courthouse originally at lexington and lynn
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krister house 115 e walnut ave
115 E Walnut Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
owned by martin krister.grocer from virginia,
later owned by bartender patrick mccarty
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overfelt johnston house 305 s pleasant st
305 S Pleasant St
Independence, MO 64050, US
john overfelt original owner,operated a stema powered mill,in 1860 house was foreclosed on by william chrisman,
name: cammie johnston
born:305 s pleasant in the 19th century
public position:organist of the christian church
"The cultivation of a desire among the youngsters to watcha beautiful sunset and listen to the song fo a bird."
independence exaimer,july 28,1928
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slave cemetery(tucker)
921 Dickinson Rd
Independence, MO 64050, US
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lewis webb residence 302 west mill st
302 W Mill St
Independence, MO 64050, US
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thomson residence 9800 us 40 east
9800 Us 40 E
Independence, MO 64055, US
originally owned by bf thomson,sherrif of jackson county for several years,house was built on site by slaves
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mccoy residence 410 w farmer st
410 W Farmer St
Independence, MO 64050, US
first mayor if independence lived here
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marshall house and county jail 217 north main street
217 N Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
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woodson residence 1604 w lexington avenue
1604 W Lexington Ave
Independence, MO 64052, US
built for samuel hughes .congressman for the united states
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waggoner gates mill 526 s osage street
526 S Osage St
Independence, MO 64050, US
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pohlmeyer home 146 e kansas street
146 E Kansas Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
built for a baker henry pohlmeyer
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mccoy-dewitt home 412 n spring street
412 N Spring St
Independence, MO 64050, US
built for fannie mccoy daughter of william mccoy
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drumm farm smokehouse 3210 lees summit rd
3210 Lee's Summit Rd
Independence, MO 64055, US
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vaile mansion 1500 n liberty street
1500 N Liberty St
Independence, MO 64050, US
a house,inn and later sanitarium
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staples residence 526 s liberty street
526 S Liberty St
Independence, MO 64050, US
home to a pioneer farmer known as uncle billy(william c staples)
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hughes gregg home 801 s main street
801 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
built for mollie and josie hughes,
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bullene-choplin home 702 n delaware
702 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
thomas c bullene owner,dry goods merchant
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sawyer jennings home 510 n delaware avenue
510 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
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fletcher-bostian home 602 n delaware avenue
602 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
built for a widow maria j fletcher who took in boarders, sold in 1905 to postmaster william j bostian
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mifflin home 108 s overton avenue
108 S Overton Ave
Independence, MO 64053, US
samual t mifflin original owner,
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brookside farm 16000 e truman road
16000 E Truman Rd
Independence, MO 64050, US
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smith home 1534 w us 24
1534 Us 24
Independence, MO 64050, US
mathew h smith original owner
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waggoner estate 313 w pacific avenue
313 W Pacific Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
santa fe trail runs alongside west side of property,oregon trail runs on eastside of property
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workmans cottage 304 e elm street
304 E Elm St
Independence, MO 64050, US
lower class/middle class home form turn of 20th century
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crick home 1210 w lexington avenue
1210 W Lexington Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
william crick owner,founder of stove and foundry co.
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jospeh smith iii home 1214 w short avenue
1214 W Short Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
jospeh smith iii home founder of the rlds
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luff home 1034 w lexington avenue
1034 W Lexington Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
joseph luff owned,first director of independence sanitarium
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kerby home 9876 e winner rd
9867 E Winner Rd
Independence, MO 64053, US
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georgen home 933 s main street
933 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
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corey home 138 w sea avenue
138 W Sea Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
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hamann home 415 n eubank avenue
415 N Eubank Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
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norfleet home 127 e kansas avenue
127 E Kansas Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
built with money from gambling winnings
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mccoy residence 701 s park st
701 S Park St
Independence, MO 64052, US
william stewart mccoy, built by owner and former mayor,grandson of original independence mayor,prairie school style home
born:april 1888, independence,mo
public position:mayor
"The formation and adoption of a comprehensive City plan,anticipating the future growth and controlling and relieveing the traffic congestion, which would contemplate a systematic opening and linking up of a certain arteries eventually to form a park and blvd system and making of Indpendence a garden suburb.
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spring house 1300 e 24 highway
1300 east 24 highway
indepedence, mo
pioneer refrigation structure over a spring
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william parker home 524 s liberty
524 S Liberty St
Independence, MO 64050, US
marshall ca1890
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hh pendleton home 615 s main
615 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
civil engineer died 1927
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hh pendleton home 620 s main
620 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
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symington home
503 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
treasurer died 1911
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wo mcbride home 812 s. deleware
812 S Delaware St
Independence, MO 64050, US
city sexton died 1953
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stewart home 500 s main street
500 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
councilman home
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colonel mercer home 116 s pleasent
116 S Pleasant St
Independence, MO 64050, US
bank president died 1906
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reese mccurdy home 132 e kansas street
132 E Kansas St
Independence, MO 64050, US
former mayor home
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rees alexander home 814 w truman road
814 W Truman Rd
Independence, MO 64050, US
citizen died 1950
born:april 6, 1860
parents:fayette and rebecca alexander
profession:a commercial salesman
public position:deputy assessor in 1920
"i hope that all the people of independence will learn what i know,that the home merchants are their best friends.People of Independence should do all they can to make Independence the best place in the world to live.This will bring peace and contentment.
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william flournoy home 820 w waldo ave
820 W Waldo Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
lawyer died 1929
born:1857,independence,mo
parnets:john perry and merry scruggs flournoy
public positions:mayor and city conselour
"Extend the city limits which shoiuld have been done several years ago"
Independence,Examiner april 18, 1928
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olney burrus home 503 n delaware
503 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
city attorney died 1966
born:march 24,1869, jackson county,mo
public positions:teaching school, attorny and counselor for the city of independence
profession:lawyer
"More manufacturing institutions located here and more available money obtained for carrying on our school work."
independence,examiner july 3, 1928
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da kincaide home 301 w farmer
301 W Farmer St
Independence, MO 64050, US
fire cheif for independence,mo , son of the farmer poet tom kincaide
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joseph bridges home 423 n delaware
423 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
councilman died 1961
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sam strode home 1105 s main
1105 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
councilman, born 1871
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john grinter home 737 s main
737 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
name:john h grinter
bornjackson county,mo
parents:persifer and mary grinter
:public positions:cheif deputy,highway engineer
profession:civil engineer
Independence-Liberty bridge,which will draw state highways.More new business buildings around the square.More business enterprises.The substitution of flowers for the rubbish piles.
quoted from independence exaimner,aug 29,1928
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charles latimer home 121 east short
121 E Short Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
county assesor
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john obrien home 710 n main
710 N Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
councilman,died 1937
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william street home 316 w sea avenue
316 W Sea Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
councilman, died 1910
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f knoepker home 714 n main
714 N Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
merchant, died 1947
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cw fuchs home 1107 s main
1107 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
jewelwe, died 1921
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james prewitt home 611 west maple
611 W Maple Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
former mayor,
born:1862 in henry county, ky
public positions:justice of the peace,mayor,state representative
"i would like to see the citizens forget the revenue return and get enough away form the dollar so they can see around it.A first class office building would be a wonderful asset to Independence and a good hotel that would compare with the city hotels, not in size but in service.This would provide bigger revenues for the city at large than anything else we have."
independence exaimer, feb 15 1928
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john davis home 516 north pleasant
516 N Pleasant St
Independence, MO 64050, US
councilman, died 1926
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ray dickinson home 625 n pleasant
625 N Pleasant St
Independence, MO 64050, US
died 1963
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frank brown home 807 s main
807 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
councilman, died 1949
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wg danielson 517 west truman road
517 W Truman Rd
Independence, MO 64050, US
business owner died 1931
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wz hickman home 143 east pacific
143 E Pacific Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
pioneer,fair organizer,historian,writer
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benjamin wallace home 825 n main
825 N Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
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john kerr home 810 n main
810 N Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
died 1929
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henry holsworth home 339 w sea
339 W Sea Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
dies 1928
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samuel gregg home 521 s high street
521 S High St
Independence, MO 64050, US
pioneer, died 1916
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c.c. chiles home
522 W Maple Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
banker,landowner, one time richest man in independence, died 1920
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wh johnson home 422 n delaware
422 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
school superintendent died 1960
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lf blackburn home 900 west white oak
900 W White Oak St
Independence, MO 64050, US
superintendent, died 1950
born:september 13,1868,fluvanna county,Va.
Public positon:teacher in public schools and superintendent of rural schools in jackson county
Profession:teaching
"An adequate public park and grounds in which school children can have small squres for gardening or at least can help keep the gardens of flowers and vegeetables in the municipal park."
independence,examiner feb 6, 1928
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lf blackburn home ii 1813 s northern blvd
1813 S Northern Blvd
Independence, MO 64052, US
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jesse martin home 131 east kansas avenue
131 E Kansas Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
postmaster,d 1961
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walter biggs home 426 west sea
426 W Sea Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
rural mailcarrier died 1939
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pt johnson home 218 north delaware
218 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
born:april 9, 1861 benton ky
parents names:wh and hj johnson
business:monument dealer
"A clean prosperous manufacturing city run by the majority of citizens and not by the minority"
independence,examiner july 26,1928
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john w luff home 224 n delaware
224 N Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
foundry owner,school board member
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john hardin home 1103 s main
1103 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050, US
attorney died 1972
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lc munroe home 326 east walnut
326 E Walnut St
Independence, MO 64050, US
city sexton, died 1922
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william pitt home 1310 west short
1310 W Short Ave
Independence, MO 64050, US
councilman, died 1950
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Rabid Dog Attack 1928
1121 S Noland Rd
Independence, MO 64050, US
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photo southside and noland 1937
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col crisp home 121 w southside
121 W Southside Blvd
Independence, MO 64055, US
confederate general,missouri legislature member
died 1903
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hill cemetary
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col williamson home
313 S Pleasant St
Independence, MO 64050, US
col lp williamson home,bought from samuel dryden,previous owners charles sturdevant and a.w. palmer, rear of the home used to be slave cabins and smokehouse
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william southern home
639 S Park St
Independence, MO 64052, US
founder of the examiner, died 1956
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house cemtery
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camp ground cemtery
w side of norfleet road, 600 ft s of 40 highway
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brooking cemetery
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collings cemetery
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carr cemetery
pioneer cemetery
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harris/johnson cemetery
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kimsey/round grove cemetery
400ft e of blueridge cut off and raytown rd,north of creek
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noland cemtery ii
west of phelps rd,s of 51st street
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wigfield cemetery
east side of 435 between skiles and marsh streets