Clorinda Doolan

Clorinda Doolan
Sometimes a family would give a grave to a friend if they died and had no preparations in place for burial. Clorinda’s marker hints at this. Also, both her given and surnames are misspelled.

Born Nov. 23, 1882, St. Louis, MO
Died Aug. 6, 1956, Kansas City, MO of bronchopneumonia

Daughter of John and Julia (Vevenue) Doolan.

In the 1910 US Federal Census, Clorinda is working in Kansas City as a cook in the home of Louis and Frederika Meyer.

In the 1920 US Federal Census, Clorinda is working in Stanley, Wisconsin as a maid in the home of George and Harriett Chapman.

Death Certificate


Louie Beatrice Darden

Beatrice Darden
Like James Smith, the top of the stone lies face-up on the ground, broken from its base.

Born: September 15, 1890, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Died: May 13, 1910 of typhoid fever Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri

Daughter of Alfred L. and Mary F. (Hibbitt) Darden. Beatrice was still in school.


Certificate of Death


Grave 2, Lot 41, Block 1. Buried May 15, 1910. Interment# 159, permit#1664.

Leeanna Jackson

Leeanna Jackson
Ms. Jackson’s marker lies pressed into the earth. Weeds and dirt had to be cleared away to see this much.

Born 1892

Died 1917

This book doesn’t have a listing for LeeAnna Jackson in the years of 1916, 1917 or 1918.

Daughter of James R. (teamster) and Emily Jackson (laundress). 1900 census finds her living with parents, brother Guy, sister Emma, and grandparents Joseph and Maria DeCossey.

1910: she’s living in her  widowed mother’s home with husband Sam Petway and a baby as-yet unnamed.

Her small stone lies face-up in the weeds.


Death Certificate not found