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Audrain County Cemeteries

Sunrise (Rising Sun) Christian Cemetery
1st list of burials     2nd list of burials  
Salt River Twp., Audrain Co., Missouri (North of Mexico)
Township 52N, Range 9W, Section 35 - SW Corner of NW 1/4
1st  contributed by Ida Hepler
Additional listings from Sharon Powell Williamson noted with *
Unmarked graves, information from death certificates


In 1985, the sign read: Worship & Communion 10:00 a.m.
Bible School 11:00 a.m.
Everyone Welcome

The land for the church was donated by W.O. Johnson.

Members of Rising Sun Cemetary Association 1876:Wesley Wood
Martillus Bybee

Rising Sun Cemetary Association 1899:
Treasurer - T.U. Stuart

Members of the church board June 9, 1950:
Theodore Barnes
Wesley Wood
Hugh Newbrough
Marvin Carter
Forest Weaver
Walter Young
Dale Newbrough


Information from gravestones:


Barnes
Noble Barnes 1849-1935
Mary Bybee, his wife 1850-1916

Bybee

 Eldon Glenwood Bybee son of Mr. & Mrs. C.C. Bybee 1913-1914
Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. C.C. Bybee 7-24-1905
Claude C. Bybee 1871-1938
Sally C. Bybee 1871-1935
Sarah E. Bybee died 3-19-1880 aged 14years 1day
James R. Bybee born 9-17-1852 died 10-19-1882
Marillus Bybee died 4-27-1903 aged 82years 1month 23days
wife Edith died 11-28-1900 aged 73years 8months 7days
Winnie Bybee born 6-1-1895 died 9-13-1907

Byrns
Richard T. Byrns born 3-18-1865 died 10-25-1925
Lottie Iley Byrns 5-16-1867

Green
Children of Cindarilla Green:
Baxter born 3-20-1880 died 9-3-1882
Edith M. born 5-30-1878 died 9-3-1882

Hepler
J.M. Hepler born 1-20-1837 died 10-21-1898
Iley wife of J.M. Hepler born 3-13-1843 died 3-16-1889
Hepler Children of J.M. & Iley Hepler
Arthur M. Hepler born 12-8-1871 died 10-20-1891
Clara W. Hepler born 1-22-1874 died 11-5-1891

Johnson
Infant son of G.N. & G.A. Johnson born & died 10-15-1891
Infant son of G.N. & G.A. Johnson born 11-29-1885
Maud daughter of W.O. & M. Johnson died 2-3-1878 aged 10months 16days
Infant daughter of W.O. & M. Johnson born & died 3-16-1877
Infant son of W.O. & M. Johnson born & died 4-10-1872
Infant son of W.O. & M. Johnson born & died 2-2-1868
W.O. Johnson died 9-23-1896 aged 68years 3months 3days
wife Mary Ann died 2-8-1866 aged 40years 3months 28days
wife Martha died 1-10-1880 aged 37years 8months
Infant son of W.O. & M.A. Johnson died 3-17-1852
Martha daughter of W.O. & M. Johnson died 6-25-1880 aged 5months 19days
Bryant T. son of W.O. & M. Johnson b. 2-14-1872 died 7-14-1872

Johnston
Cindarilla wife of S.S. Johnston nee Bybee born 4-1-1857 died 10-20-1908

Jones
Mary A. wife of J.M. Jones born 12-4-1848 died 3-8-1900

Powell** contributed by Sharon Williamson see Powell Cemetery for additonal Powell family

Mary Ann Powell nee Turner (1st husband was Berry Hartt) 27 Sept 1804 - 4 May 1897
William Powell 7 Jan 1807 - 7 Nov 1893
     
wife Eliza Ann nee Kersey 27 Aug 1813 - 28 Jan 1892
  

son Thomas Jefferson Powell 19 Oct 1832 - 9 Oct 1913                  
wife Rachael B. 10 Sep 1832 - 13 Nov 1914
           

son Marshall Nay Powell 24 Jan 1856 - 9 Sep 1931                        
son infant Powell 30 Apr 1876 - 39 Apr 1876
                       
daughter Minnie June Powell 13 Jun 1869 - 26 Dec 1928
       
son James Alvin Powell 9 Jan 1837 - 24 Jan 1892
  

son  Armstead Washington Powell 6 Jul 1849 - 17 Mar 1938                 
wife Mary Ellen nee Fletcher 29 Oct 1856 - 7 Jan 1934
                       
daughter Bessie Powell 1881-1882

Robert Winfield Powell 13 Oct 1852 - 10 Mar 1942    
wife Lucinda Alice nee Brenton 23 Jan 1857 - 1 Feb 1926
           
daughter Olga Powell 10 May 1878 - 17 Sep 1889
           
daughter Ora Bell Spotswood nee Powell 14 Aug 1880 - 29 May 1903
                   
son of Ora & Frank Spotswood 1898-1898
           
son Otto W. Powell 25 Jun 1883 - 22 Aug 1901
   

Stuart
Dorothy E. Stuart 9-29 - 10-3-1924
Thomas U. Stuart 1857-1938
Edith Bybee 1861-1933

Williams
Mary wife of William Williams born 7-8-1822 died 11-14-1883
Wood Wesley M. Wood born 2-9-1904 died 4-14-1976
Gladys I. Wood born 6-18-1897
Woods William W. Woods 1860-1941
Ida Woods 1863-1949
Footstones (possibly "Hill")

 


2nd List of stones.

Sunrise or Rising Sun Cemetery

SW corner of the NW of the NW of Sec 35  T52N  R9W on CoRd #355 north of Mexico, Mo. 

 ASBURY, William T. 24 July 1857 31 Dec 1914
                  Alice D. his wife  30 Sep 1861 5 July 1938

 TIPTON, Eleanor died Jan. 2, 1880 aged 74 years

 WILLIAMS, Mary wife of Wm. Williams  8 July 1822 14 Nov 1883

 CANTERBURY, infant dau of Lillian & Claude A. 21 Nov 1897 24 Nov 1897

 HILL, Lillian May Clarkson wife of Charles    15 Aug 1874 19 May 1899
           Charles 5 Mar 1862 20 July 1906

 HILL, D.M. 12 Jan 1829 23 July 1895 aged 66 y 6 m 11 da
          Frances Margaret wife of D.M.  21 Jan 1829 10 Feb 1887  aged 58 y 19 da

 DULEY, Paul H.  4 Oct 1812 3 June 1884
              Malinda  18 May 1827 19 Sep 1898

 DULEY, Saml. M.   died 16 Jan 1877   aged 55 y 11 m 18 da.

 DULEY, Nathaniel H. son of S.M. & M.  died 1 April 1865 aged 4 y 2 m 26 da

 BARNES, N. Lester  19 May 1882 12 Sep 1883
                  infant  1886
                 Earl 1894
                Children of N. & M.F. Barnes

 BARNES, William F. son of N. & M.F. Barnes  died Jan. 21, 1880 aged 9 m 9 da

 BARNES, infant son of L.C. & M.E.  6 Oct 1873 19 Oct 1873

 BYBEE, Mary E. wife of T.J.  died Mar. 1, 1876  aged 20 y 11 m 20 da

 TURNER, Mamie wife of R.L.  9 Feb 1876 22 May 1896

 DOWELL, Edith Turner  19 Mar 1896 28 July 1965

 DOWELL, Maurice H. Missouri PFC Co. B 138 Infantry WWI   9 June 1889 5 Mar 1960

 BARNES, Noble  1849 1935
                 Mary Bybee his wife  1850 1916

 BARNES, Alvira Jane  wife of M.C.  died Apr. 20, 1865 aged 35 y 4 m 17 da

 BARNES, Missouri B.  dau of M.C. & A.J. died July 27, 1863 aged 1 y 2 m 25 da

 DOWELL, Ella H.  dau of J.C. & Anna  23 Oct 1874 8 Jan 1905

 MYERS, Wm. M.  3 Aug 1853 3 Apr 1897

 MYERS, Meredith  died 14 Nov 1878  aged 70 y 4 m 27 da

 MYERS, Emeline Blue  31 Mar 1817 29 May 1901

 FLETCHER, Bates D.  26 Aug 1871 7 Nov 1903
                      Richard   26 Apr 1833 3 Oct 1909
                     Martha Emily  Feb. 3, 1833 Nov. 8, 1893

 HENDERSON, James A.  1870- 1945
                          Lora Householder  1862

 HOUSEHOLDER, Daniel  6 Feb 1822 27 Dec 1898
                               Nancy J. wife of Daniel   2 Feb 1833 15 Oct 1897

 HOUSEHOLDER, Frank  15 Aug 1855 24 Nov 1883 aged 28 y 3 m 9 da

 POWELL, Armistead W.  1849 1938
                  Mary E.  1856 1934
                 Bessie B.  1881 1882

 SPENCER, Arthur son of J.D. & Josie   28 Sep 1881 25 July 1882

 JOHNSON, William W.  1860 1941
                      Ida Woods  1863 1949

 JOHNSON, Lily May dau of W.W. & Ida M.  5 Oct 1889 16 Mar 1898

 JOHNSON, Briant T. son of W.H. & S.M.  14 Feb 1872 14 July 1872

 JOHNSON, Martha dau of W.O. & M.  died June 25, 1880 aged 5 m 19 da

 JOHNSON, infant son of W.O. & M.A.  died Mar. 17, 1852 aged 1 da

 JOHNSON, Wm. O. died Sept. 23, 1896 aged 69 y 3 m 3 da
                     Mary Ann  wife of W.O. died Feb. 8, 1865 aged 40 y 3 m 28 da   
                    Martha  wife of W.O. died Jan. 10, 1880 aged 37 y 8 m

 JOHNSON, infant  dau of W.O. & M.  Born and died April 10, 1868

 JOHNSON, infant son of W.O. & M.  Born & died Apr. 10, 1872

 JONNSON, infant dau of W.O. & M. Born & died Mar. 17, 1877

 JOHNSON, Maud  dau of W.O. & M.  died Feb. 3, 1878 aged 10 ms 16 ds

 JOHNSON, infant son of G.N. & G.A.  Born & died Oct. 15, 1891

 JOHNSON, infant son of J.R. & C.W.  died Sept. 20, 1885   

  BARNES, Leander C.  18 May 1851 19 Apr 1909 aged 57 y 11 m 1 da
                  Minerva E.  16 June 1855 11 Oct 1933

 BARNES, Stanford Leander  16 July 1908 27 Apr 1909

 SILSBY, Orland J.  son of J. & f.  died July 14, 1832 aged 1 y 4 m 16 da 

 BRENTON, Simeon  11 Jan 1831 10 Jan 1898

 BRENTON, infant son of S. & N.  born & died    Sept. 30, 1872

 POWELL, infant son of T.J. & R.B.  born & died Apr. 30, 1876

 BRENTON, Narcissa  wife of Simeon  died Jan. 5, 1882 aged 42 y 6 m 2 da

 BRENTON, Hugh W.  died Sept. 7, 1887 aged 18 y 8 m 3 da

 POWELL, Olga  died Aug. 17, 1889  aged 11 y 3 m 7 da

 POWELL, Mary A.  27 Sep 1804 8 May 1897

 CARTER, Martha a. wife of Alex Sr.  4 Feb 1824 16 Dec 1863
                  Fannie A. wife of Alex Sr.  8 June 1829 14 Nov 1889
                  Braxton  son of M.A. & Alex Sr.  6 Dec 1863 26 Mar 1884
                 Mollie  dau of Alex and M.A.  22 Feb 1858 12 Jan 1896

BEAVERS, Mary  died Nov. 4, 1876 aged about 79 yrs.

 CARTER, Sterling Price  1861 1926

 CARTER, Braxton Emmons  15 Jan 1890 30 Aug 1890 
                  Baby  born and died July 14, 1900
                 Children of Sterling and Carrie E. Carter

 WILSON, W.W.  12 Sep 1820 24 Jan 1905
                   Carrie A.  8 Aug 1831 14 Feb 1905

 WILSON, Walter W.  31 July 1868 8 Aug 1948

 BYBEE, Sally C.  1871 1935
              Claude C.  1871 1938

 BYBEE, Eldon Glenwood  1913 1914
               Infant  July 24, 1905
               Sons of Mr. & Mrs. C.C. Bybee

  POWELL, Robert W.  1852 1942
                   L. Alice  1857 - 1928

 SPOTSWOOD, Ora P.  1880 1903

 POWELL, Otto W.  1883 1901
                   Infant son  1898 1898

 ELLINGTON, Mamie  dau of T.C. & N.J.  1 May 1874 28 Nov 1879

 ACUFF, Mildred L.  died Feb. 5, 1872  aged 65 yrs.

 ACUFF, Joseph G.  20 May 1833 3 July 1879

 DYE, Margaret M. dau of J.W. & M.K.  died 28 Aug 1873 aged 7 m and 1 da.

 SPENCER, Charles A.  1873 1918

 JONES, Mary A.  wife of J.M.  4 Dec 1848 8 Mar 1900

 JONES, Charlie Wiett  son of M.J. & A.A. 19 Aug 1887 2 Nov 1895

 BARNES, Irma Lo-Rainne  dau of Theo. & N.M.  13 Jan 1908 13 Jan 1909 

 BROWN, H. Lee  1882 1955
                 Emma M.  1869 1953

 MASSEY, Ethel r.  1882 1914

STUART, Dorothy E.  29 Sep 1924 3 Oct 1924

 STUART, Thomas U.  1857 1938
                 Edith Bybee  1861 - 1933   

 BRENTON, Laura Rebecca  1859 1939

 WILLIAMS, S. Nancy  4 Oct 1860 28 Sept 1847(1947?)

 DONNELLY, Grace Ruth Henderson  28 Oct 1900 5 July 1973

 ELLIOTT, Alvin D.  son of F.A. & H.E.  12 Feb  1909 5 Mar 1909

 ELLIOTT, Hallie E.  1874 1956
                   Franklin A.  1878 1949

 POWELL, T. Jeff  1832 1913
                  Rachel B.  1837 1914

 STEPHENS, Luella  wife of J.B. 13 Feb 1868 5 Mar 1900

 MARSHALL, Alexander  1824 1885
                       Elizabeth his wife  1828 1912

 BYBEE, Martillus  died Apr. 27, 1903  aged 82 y 1 m 23 da 
               Edith wife of Martillus  died Nov. 28, 1900 aged 73 y 8 m 7 da.

 BYBEE, Jas. R.  17 Sept 1852 19 Oct 1882

 BYBEE, Sarah E.  died Mar. 19, 1880  aged 14 y 1 da.

 GREEN, Baxter  20 Mar 1880 3 Sep 1882
               Edith M.  30 Nov 1878 3 Sep 1882
              Children of Cindarilla Green

 JOHNSTON, Cindarilla  nee Bybee  wife of S.S. 1 April 1857 20 Oct 1908
                       Winnie  15 June 1895 13 Sept 1907

 ASBURY, Annie B. P.   wife of J.F. 9 Mar 1859 14 Nov 1883

 MARTIN, Eliza  died Mar. 14, 1875  aged 71 yrs.   

 MOSS, Josie  dau of Thos. T. & S.M.  23 Aug 1856 died at Camden Point 15 Dec 1874

 HENDRIX, William  died 15 Dec 1873  aged 68 yrs 4 ms 3 da

 HENDRIX, Lilly E.G.  died Aug. 14, 1929

 HENDRIX, Affie L.  17 Dec 1849 12 Dec 1879
                    Judith A.  14 June 1814 22 Mar 1880

 HENDRIX, L.M.  24 Feb 1841 7 May 1899
                    Lucy J.  wife of L.M.  9 Oct 1841 24 Mar 1906

 POWELL, Minnie J.  1869 1928

 POWELL, Jas. A.  died Jan. 24, 1892  aged 55 yrs.

 POWELL, Eliza wife of Wm.  died Jan. 28, 1892 aged 79 yrs.
                 Wm.  died Nov. 7, 1893  aged 86 y 10 m 2 da.

 WEAVER, Forest J.  1874 1957
                  Daisy B.  1876 - 1946       

 WEAVER, Georgia A.  wife of J.W.  3 Oct 1837 27 June 1908
                   J.W.   born Aug. 7, 1848

 WEAVER, Ada L.  dau of J.W. & G.A.  9 Aug 1876 11 Feb 1895

  SIMS, J.W.

 CAUTHORN, Edward R.  9 July 1835 21 April 1898
                        Edward M. son of E.R. & Emma  29 Nov 1898 26 Feb 1899

BYRNS, Richard T.  18 Mar 1865 25 Oct 1925
               Lottie Iley  May 16, 1867

 HEPLER, J.M.  20 Jan 1837 21 Oct 1898
                Iley   wife of J.M.  13 Mar 1843 16 Mar 1889

 HEPLER, Clara W.  22 Jan 1874 5 Nov 1891
                 Arthur M.  8 Dec 1871 20 Oct 1891
                 Children of J.M. & Iley Hepler

 CAUTHORN, Carter J.  10 Oct 1832 31 July 1887

 POWELL, M.N.  1856 1931

 BAKER, Edward  1883 1967

 BAKER, Maggie P.  31 Jan 1891 7 Apr 1926

 BAKER, Robert Lee  1926

 Unmarked burials:

Mary Dora Mayes  dau of Mr. & Mrs. Ira Mayes died July 31, 1910 aged 3 m.
(Weekly Intelligencer Aug. 4, 1910 p3 c5)

 Edwin Shire son of Mr. & Mrs. Mike Shire died Mar. 21, 1895 aged 3
(The Intelligencer Mar. 28, 1895 p5 c1)

 James Spencer 70  (The Intelligencer Feb. 1896)

Earl Carter Wilson  8  (Weekly Intelligencer Feb. 13, 1913 p4 c7)

 May Hendrix  5 May 1907 10 Sept 1937

 Davis Hendrix Williams son of Grover Edward and Margaret  16 June 1932 17 Aug 1933

 Thomas B. Hendrix  6 Dec 1821 1 Jan 1925
Margaret Pierce his wife  10 June 1827 18 Sept 1924

 David Edward Williams  6 Nov 1852 died in the 1920s

 Polly G. Williams  60 died Nov. 14, 1883  aged 60. born in Va. Lived in Missouri 41 years.
               (Audrain County Permanent Record of Deaths)

 Lillie Ellington died Mar. 7, 1885  aged 12 y 11 m 23 da

 Addie Ellington  died Jan. 3, 1884 aged 5 yrs.

 Rossie King died Aug. 8, 1885 aged 2 months 16 da 

 Joseph Milton Williams died June 6, 1884 aged 30     

Additional Listings-unmarked graves- information from death certificates

Spencer:

Lavinia Catharine Spencer widow of W. J. Spencer 
b. Feb. 11, 1847 in Illinois  d. December 12, 1914 in Wilson Township, Audrain County, Missouri
She was born in Illinois, the daughter of James M. Hunter and Mary Kathern Millstead.
Information provided by her daughter, Florence Whiteside, Centralia, MO.
Burial in Rising Sun Cemetery on December 15, 1914
Submitted by
Diann Aycock   

 

 

    

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