Cape Girardeau County Cemeteries


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The cemeteries are organized by township as below. Find the index on the left side of the map. The index for the embedded map below is found on the top left of the map. Markers on the map are color-coded by township.

*Denotes on the map

African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Old Appleton
--Take Hwy 61 north out of Jackson, to Hwy KK. Turn Left on Hwy KK and go just over 2/10 mile. Cemetery on right side of Hwy KK.
Brown Cemetery 
--Located approximately 3.5 miles east of New Wells, off to the right ½ mile.
*Byrd Cemetery II
*Clippard Cemetery
--Located ½ mile southwest of Oak Ridge.
*Dickman Cemetery
--Located approximately ½ mile north of Old Appleton on the Arnsburg Road.
*Erley-Dambach Cemetery
--Take I-55 north to Highway KK exit at mm 117. Turn right on hwy KK. Turn right on CR 501, which turns into CR 508. Go one mile from KK. Cemetery off in the field to the right, about 150 ft.
Ferguson Cemetery
--Located near Oak Ridge, ¾ miles across from the Rumfelt Cemetery.
*Fulbright Cemetery
--From the junction of Hwy D. and Hwy E in Oak Ridge, go west on Hwy E. Cemetery off the right side of the road, through a gate in the fence and across a field about 700 ft.
*Hilderbrand Cemetery
--From the junction of Hwy KK and Hwy B, go north  on Hwy B about 1 mile.
*Hines Cemetery
*Lang Cemetery
--Take Hwy 61 north out of Jackson, to Hwy KK. Turn left on Hwy KK and go about 2.2 miles to 2204 Hwy KK. Cemetery located behind large two-story home on right side of road.
*New Salem Methodist Church Cemetery
--From the intersection of Hwy 72 ant State Hwy B just east of Millersville, turn on Hwy B and follow 7.55 miles to Daisy. Turn left on State hwy AA and follow .53 mile. Cemetery behind church on right side of road.
Oak Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery
*Goshen Cemetery
--From the junction of Hwy E and Hwy D in Oak Ridge, go north on Hwy D to CR 427 located on the right. Turn onto 427 and proceed roughly a half a mile to the cemetery on your right. The church is on your left.
Byrd-Wheeler-Rumfelt Cemetery
--From Oak Ridge, go south on Hwy D about 2.4 miles. Cemetery on left side of road about 2000 feet. Cemetery across from Byrd Creek on the Rumfelt Farm.
Schmidt/Smith Cemetery
Shoults Cemetery
--Located 2 miles southwest of Appleton on the Old Shoults farm.
*Sides Cemetery
--Located approximately 1 ½ miles southeast of Arnsberg.
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Arnsberg, Iowa Synod
--Located off I-55, Old Appleton Exit #117. Two miles west on Route KK towards Freidheim, MO.
*Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Dyssen-Friedheim, Missouri Synod
Tuschhoff Cemetery
--Located southwest of Appleton, 1 ½ miles on Friedheim Road.
*Wilson Cemetery (Old Goshen Baptist Cemetery) 
--From the junction of Hwy # and Hwy D in Oak Ridge, go east on hwy E about 7/10 mile to CR 427. Turn left and go about 4/10 mile to cemetery on the right side of the road.
Zion German Methodist Church Cemetery, Old Appleton
--Take the Old Appleton exit off of I-55, turn eastbound on Hwy KK and drive eastbound 1.5 miles. Cemetery will be on the right hand side of the road.

Bennett Cemetery
Boss Cemetery
*Byrd-Delph Roberts Cemetery
Criddle Cemetery
*Herzinger Cemetery
Hitt Cemetery 4
*Horrell Cemetery
*Howard Cemetery
*Jackson City Cemetery
*Koehler Family Cemetery
Mason Cemetery
*Mogler Cemetery
*Old Bethel Church Cemetery
*Ramsey Cemetery
*Russell (Willa) Cemetery
*Russell Heights Cemetery
Sides Cemetery
*St. John’s German Evangelical Church Cemetery/ St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery
Thomas Cemetery
Walker Cemetery (Possibly in Shawnee Twn.)
*Walker Slave Cemetery  (?Wade/)
*Ware Cemetery
Woodbine Cemetery
Woodfin Cemetery

Buckner Cemetery
Byrne Cemetery
*Cape Girardeau County Memorial Park Cemetery
--2315 Highway 61 North, Cape Girardeau, MO (on Kingshighway near County Parks)
Christ Episcopal Church (Where is the cemetery? It is not with the church?)
Civil War Graves
*Collins-Hopper Cemetery
*County Farm Colored Cemetery (We combined Colored and White Cemeteries)
*County Farm White Cemetery
*Cracraft-McGuire Cemetery
*Davis Cemetery
*Dutchtown Cemetery
*English Cemetery
*Fairmont Cemetery
*German Evangelical Church Cemetery at Dutchtown
Goodman Cemetery
Hitt 1
Hitt Cemetery 2
Hitt Cemetery 3
*Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Horrell Grave
Horrell Slave Cemetery
Joyce Cemetery
Juden Cemetery
Keller Cemetery
Laford Cemetery
*Lewis Cemetery
Looney Cemetery
Mount Auburn Cemetery
*New Lorimier Cemetery
Nunn-Miller Cemetery
*Old Hanover- Bertling Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Missouri Synod 
*Old Lorimier Cemetery
Randol Family Cemetery
*Salem German Evangelical  Church Cemetery
*Shady Grove Cemetery
Slave Cemetery on Survey 191
*St. Edward Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Dutchtown
*St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery
St. Vincent College Roman Catholic Cemetery
*Suedekum Cemetery – Completed

*Allenville Cemetery
Allenville Colored Cemetery
*Bean/Beach Cemetery
*Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church  Cemetery, Gordonville, LCMS
*Eakins Cemetery
*Gartung Cemetery
*Hager Cemetery
*Hayden (Gross) Cemetery
*Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, LCMS, Tilsit
*Kinder (Keeling) Cemetery
*Kinder, George Cemetery
Kothe (Kother, Eggimann) Cemetery
*Sandspur Cemetery
*Smith Cemetery
*St. Jakobi German Evangelical / St. James United Church of Christ Cemetery,Tilsit
*Summers Cemetery
*Thompson Cemetery, Gordonville
Wedekind (Dunn) Cemetery
Ebenezer German Methodist Church Cemetery, Whitewater
Young Cemetery
*Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Gordonville, LCMS
*Zion German Methodist Church Cemetery, Gordonville /Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Gordonville

*Allen Cemetery
*Bollinger Cemetery
*Calvary Cemetery
*Fairview Methodist Church Cemetery  
Gladish (Link, Old Proffer) Cemetery
*Gravel Hill Cemetery
*Haynes Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery 
Helderman Cemetery II
*McGuire (Helderman, Hickory Grove) Cemetery
Proffer (Proffer Graves) Cemetery
Slinkard Cemetery
Stroder (Criddle) Cemetery

*Barks Baptist Chapel Cemetery
*Bethlehem General Baptist  (Crump General Baptist) Cemetery
*Borneman Cemetery
Byerly Family (Church of Christ) Cemetery
Criddle (Stroder) Cemetery
Dunn Cemetery
*Proffer Cemetery
*Proffer/Passover Cemetery
*Stroderville Cemetery

African Methodist Episcopal Church (Snider) Cemetery (Pleasant Hills Cemetery)
*Baker-Kistner Cemetery
Bowman (Noland) Cemetery 
Brauckmann/Brockman Cemetery -Completed
Brooks/Hobbs Cemetery 
Colored Randol (Hitt, Penn, Randol, Williams) Cemetery
Deevers Cemetery
*Eli Ervin Cemetery
Floater Cemetery
Foeste Cemetery
Walnut Grove Methodist Church / Fuerth Cemetery -Completed
Goodchilds Cemetery
*Hanover Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Missouri Synod
Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery
Heuer Cemetery 2
Huey Cemetery
*Iona Cemetery
*Keyser (Ervin, Poe, Shay) Cemetery
Kirchoff Cemetery
Klosterman Cemetery
Krueger Cemetery
*Lange Cemetery
*Masterson Cemetery
*Minton Cemetery, Egypt Mills
*Minton Cemetery
*Noland Cemetery
Norvell Cemetery
*Old McKendree Methodist Church Cemetery
Randol Slave Cemetery
Schatte Cemetery
Schwettmann Cemetery
*Scriptural Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, ELS/WELS
Sheppard Cemetery
Smith/Davis Cemetery
Staussing Cemetery
*Thompson Cemetery, Egypt Mills
*Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, at Egypt Mills, Church Cemetery, LCMS
*Van Gilder Cemetery
*Zierath Cemetery

*Apple Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery          
Born Cemetery
Draby Cemetery
*Fleming Cemetery
Foster Cemetery
Lone grave 
Neu Bau, Friends of Jerusalem Church Cemetery, German Evangelival Church Cemetery
Grammer Cemetery
Hays (Hayes, Bray, Cotter) Cemetery
*High Hill Church of God (High Hill Methodist Church) Cemetery
Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church Baby Cemetery, New Wells, Missouri Synod
*Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church New Cemetery, New Wells, Missouri Synod
*Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church Old Cemetery, New Wells, Missouri Synod
Kirby Cemetery (T.B. McCain)
McCain Cemetery
*McLain Chapel (Indian Creek) Cemetery
*Muffler Cemetery -Completed
*Neely’s Landing (Cotter) Cemetery
*New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
*Old St. John Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Pocahontas, AALC
*Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Princess Otahki Grave
Rumfelt Cemetery
Shiloh Cemetery
*St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Pocahontas, AALC
Stonewall Steamer Burial
*Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery of  Shawneetown, Missouri Synod
*Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Pocahontas, Missouri Synod

*Cox Family (Green Cox) Cemetery 
*Fairview Cemetery
Hitt Cemetery 5 
*Kenyon/Kynion Cemetery 
*Trinity German Methodist Church Cemetery (Trinity Methodist Evangelical Church, Little German Church ) Cemetery  
Wondel Cemetery

*Baker Cemetery
*Caney Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
Deck Cemetery  
*Estes Cemetery
*Gladish (Link, J.VK.) Cemetery
*Kurre Cemetery
*Kurreville Lutheran (Maintz) Cemetery
*Mayfield Cemetery
*Miller Cemetery
*Niswonger Methodist Church Cemetery
*Old Caney Fork Baptist Cemetery
*Old Niswonger Cemetery
*Old Salem Methodist Church Cemetery
*Riehn Cemetery
*Schmidt Cemetery
*Snider Cemetery
*Wilkinson Cemetery

*Wise Cemetery


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