Lost Cemeteries of Christian County Missouri
The following cemeteries have been reported as existing in the past. They are currently “lost”.
Here is the list with any information reported:
Doran Cemetery 27N, 19W, 27 A (under 5 graves)
or Doran Cemetery 27N, 20W, 19 A (under 5 graves) Read by Yates. On page 46 of William Yates' Christian County, Missouri Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume VI, he says: “Doran Cemetery. Located east of Sparta, MO in Sec. 27, Twp 27N, Range 19 W. This cemetery is in a field, unfenced. Only one marker is found with the inscription, Doran.”
Pettyjohn Cemetery 27N, 21W, 30 A - One of Ozark's founding father's family cemetery - apparently lost.
Saunders Cemetery 25N, 20 W - single grave near a lookout tower named for the man buried there, mentioned in the Tales of Bull Creek.
Tate Cemetery Was said to be a sizable cemetery as recently as the 1940's or 1950's - as reported by older people who grew up in the area. It was near H Hwy and Red Bridge Road - no sign of it remains.