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Name **** Date of Birth **** Date of Death **** Notes
The following is a list of the people buried in the Old Commerce Cemetery also known as the Anderson Cemetery. This cemetery is located on the hill overlooking the river on what used to be the north and south side of North street between Missouri Street and Cape Girardeau Street. According to a map printed in London, a settlement was located in Commerce prior to 1760. About 800 people are buried in the cemetery but only a small portion have headstones.

ADAMS, Marvin Enos, son of Thomas Jefferson Adams & Rowena Lillian High Adams, November 1910-July 1, 1912
ALLISON, Mamie E., wife of S. B., 1874-1936
ANDERSON, Bell G. 1877-1936
ANDERSON, Benjamin Franklin July 11, 1852-July 24, 1928
ANDERSON, Clara W. (Second wife of Joseph T.) April 15, 1851-June 8, 1927
ANDERSON, Fannie (first wife of Joseph T.) January 31, 1846-November 26, 1872— 26 yrs. 9 months 26 days.
ANDERSON, Henry Gaither, son of Joseph T.& Fannie Anderson, May 27, 1864- September 29, 1865 1 yr. 4 month 2 days
ANDERSON, J. Ranney 1887-1936
ANDERSON, Jessie Gail, wife, September 23, 1883-April 15, 1964
ANDERSON, Joseph T. April 27, 1840-September 14, 1895
ANDERSON, Mary Ellen, wife, April 22, 1853-June 30, 1935
ANDERSON, Norval F. January 19, 1875-March 26, 1947
ANDERSON, Pauline Maupin January 12, 1883-August 14, 1957
ANDERSON, Tillman (Tilman) Wyle— State Rep. For Scott County 1918 and Senator of 23rd district 1920 & 1922— January 4, 1883-November 10, 1952
ANDERSON, Virginia A. March 23, 1881-August 13, 1971
ANDERSON, Wade Gray April 15, 1876- March 27, 1938 (Woodman of the World)
BALLENTINE, Nancy— 58 yrs old, married— died Feb 24, 1884
BARRY, Hannah (wife of Jesse) July 14, 1873— 44 years old
BAUMGARTNER, Fridolin 73 years
BEAN, Lorinda— widow— 64 yrs 4 mo 28 days— died November 8, 1883
BELL, Reece, son of Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Bell, 25 yrs — April 1908
BILL, M. A., no dates
BILLINGS, E. Pearl— 2 yrs 7 mo 27 days old— died Oct 9, 1883
BILLINGS, George Arnold, son of D. G.& H. E., November 8, 1874-- 8 months old
BILLINGS, Henry August 3, 1934--72 years old
BLUMBERG, Louis no dates Co. F 2nd Ill L. A. (Near Blumenberg)
BLUMENBERG, Henry March 2, 1849-March 9, 1895 — 48 yrs. 11 months 21 days
BOM, Andrew Thomas, June 20, 1889-October 30, 1958
BOM, Mary Bernice October 1938, 8 days old
BOM, Ruth Jones, wife of Andrew, 1890-1945
BOM, "Josh" Burnice (Bernice) Russell Jan 6, 1912-Jan 15, 1983
BONNEFON, John— widowed, was a taylor, 71yrs 5 mo 6 days old— died Aug 17, 1885
BRAYTON, Pattie Maupin died May 31, 1941
BRAZEL, Heinrich, son of T.& S. Brazel, 1864-1877
BRAZEL, Thomas 1827-1872
BRICKEY, Garland smith October 2, 1884-December 27, 1946
BUMGARTNER, Fridolin died August 5, 1901 23 years old
BUMGARTNER, Margaret died May 5, 1899 82 years old
BURGESS, Rebecca J., wife of William, August 13, 1834 died December 9, 1862
BURGESS, William no dates
BURGESS, Willie S., son of William & R. J., October 3, 1858-November 20, 1863 5 yrs 1 mo 12 days old.
BUTLER, Infant child of Mr. & Mrs. Robt. Butler, March 19, 1895
CALDWELL, Katie B., daughter of O. & Addie, February 1, 1896-October 31, 1897
CAREY, Female— 1 day old— born September 3, 1884- died September 4, 1884
CARROLL, Earnest— 11 days old— born Dec 6, 1883-died Dec 17, 1883
CARPENTER, Louisa, wife of T. W. Carpenter, march 10, 1823--January 20, 1858
CLEMSON, Charley H., son of J. S.& L. M., died May 31, 1859 1 month old.
CLEMSON, John S., son of J. W. & L. M., 1879-1879, 21 days old
CLEMSON, Jonathan S. 1816-1879
CLEMSON, Louise M., wife of J. W., 1845- 1876
CLEMSON, Lumega Fowler, wife, 1821-1911
CLODFELTER, Bettie, daughter of G. & M., 1861-1883
COFFMAN, Annie Pettit Saunders— wife of John Ralph Coffman— born July 18, 1850--died June 2, 1920
COFFMAN, (Senator) Dr. J. R. (John Ralph) December 11, 1847-March 1, 1894— 47 years 3 months 18 days (State Rep. Of Scott County 1890- 1892; he was serving his second term when he died)
COFFMAN, Normante S., third son of J. R. & Annie P., November 1, 1879- 1882
CONSTANCE, William no date Co D 50th Mo Inf
DARNES, Anna Bolton, daughter of William P. & Mary Jane, born July 15, 1855-died October 1856
DARNES, Mary Jane, wife of William P., born 1824 died January 16, 1859 35 years old
DARNES, William P., — State Rep. Of Scott County 1848, 1854-1858— September 12, 1810- January 30, 1861 51 yrs 4 months 18 days old (of Scott)
DARNES, William P., son of William P. & Mary J., December 28, 1850-January 8, 1853 2 years 11 days old.
DAVIS, Bertie G. 1874-1947
DEWINT, F. MD., died March 10, 1881 59 years old
DEWINT, John S. November 9, 1854-August 30, 1866
DICK, Lesette January 6, 1822-March 27, 1904
D’LASHMUTT, Jane E., consort of A. Seavers, died 1855 40 yrs.
DOCKER, Elizabeth Smith, wife of Dr. William Docker, born Warwickshire, England 1806— died November 3, 1844
"Sweet, Sweet be thy sleep in the bosom of the earth, In the grave far away from thy home of thy birth, Thou hast finished they race, thou hast reached thy far goal. Peace. Peace to thine ashes & rest to thy soul."
DUNGER, Christian Wilhelm December 18, 1820-January 4, 1879 C., I-29th Mo. Inf.
ELLIS, Uncle France died March 28, 1895
ELLIS, J. J. March 6, 1815-October 23, 1875
ELLIS, James O. January 17, 1858-March 2, 1869
ELLIS, John E. January 20, 1857- October 27, 1857
ELLIS, Maggie E. B. June 27, 1869-December 26, 1883
ELLIS, Susan R. December 9, 1854-April 15, 1879
ELLIS, Theodore, youngest son of Nelson & Mattie, died September 8, 1896 20 yrs 23 days old
ELLIS, Viola December 24, 1869-April 20, 1888
EVERHART, Wilella Alice, daughter of William & Gertrude, April 17, 1913-October 3, 1913
EWING, A. Lincoln— 20 years old— died September 28, 1884
FINLEY, youngest child of Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Finley, died August 20, 1896
FINLEY, Ara Alberta, daughter of R. W.& M. E., December 12, 1895- August 18, 1896
FINLEY, Freddie Price, son of R. W.& M. E., February 21, 1892 died February 12, 1896
FINLEY, (Aunt) Julia, aged 103
FLUELER, Minnie 1862-May 11, 1896 36 yrs.
FOSTER, John D. August 20, 1829-August 12, 1890
FOSTER, Loretta A. May 30, 1847-September 12, 1875
FOX, William H. October 28, 1851-May 24, 1878 26 years 6 months 27 days old
FRAZIER, Mrs. Jennie, wife of Dr. T. F. Frazier, December 4, 1854-August 18, 1885
FRAZIER, Nellie M., daughter of T. F. & J. V., November 13, 1885-August 20, 1891
FRICKE, Catherine, wife of G. W., September 15, 1828--August 20, 1891
FRICKE, William, son of G. W., April 22, 1853-May 22, 1853
FRIST, Lawrence— 34 years old, married— died April 24, 1884
GAITHER, Benjamin B. December 22, 1880-February 24, 1950
GAITHER, Columbia 1839--1930
GAITHER, John T. June 27, 1832-April 14, 1891
GAITHER, John W., July 23, 1861-July 27, 1880
GIBBS, Jessie R. — female; 1 yr 7 mo 5 days old— died July 26, 1886
GRIFFITH, Cora Lee July 22, 1869-July 8, 1875 5 yrs 11 months 16 days
GRIFFITH, Lemma F. 1882-1884
GRIFFITH, Melvin Sewell 1845-1932
GRIFFITH, Stephen 1829-1878
GRIFFITHS, William 1801-1878
GROFT, Oliver H. 1873-1901
HARRIS, Caroline M., daughter of A. E. & Barbara, 1841-1859
HARRISON, John A. - 45 yrs 10 mo 15 days old— died March 25, 1885
HEARLOW, Wyatt— 55 yrs old, married— died June 4, 1884
HELD, Addie C., November 28, 1873-September 6, 1957
HELD, Peter B. February 27, 1868-May 18, 1943 (Addie and Peter were married June 5, 1892)
HENRY, Artie Mae, January 6, 1892--September 12, 1978 86 yrs.
HIGH, Bertha, daughter of Bedford & Emily Eliza Newman High, born August 31, 1873-died January 1, 1875
HIGH, Daisy, daughter of James Albert & Minnie Jennie Cooley High, no dates
HIGH, James Albert, son of Albert, July 30, 1849--died January 31-1931
HIGH, Lauratte, daughter of J. A. & M. J. C. High, January 20, 1884-July 28, 1884— 6 months 8 days old.
HOOE, Walter died March 6, 1894
HUTTON, Carrie Lula October 2, 1858-January 11, 1942
HUTTON, Jim H. October 18, 1886-September 17, 1887
HUTTON, Ross L. 1881-1890
HUTTON, William Harry (Henry) September 6, 1848 died January 11, 1916
JEHLEN, Jackson R. 1875-1876
JEHLEN, Marium B. 1845-1891
JEHLEN, William 1842-1916
JEHLEN, William A. 1878-1890
JONES, Mary L., daughter of S. R. & M. A., died 1871 24 days
JONES, Ralph Grover, son of S. R. & M. A., died 1885 5 months old
JONES, Rosalee, daughter of S. R. & M. A., died 1872 5 hours old.
KENRICK, Arthur J., son of George W. & Mary, died March 5, 1872 3 years 6 months old
KENRICK, M. Louise — wife of William Kenrick— died at Price’s Landing and brought to Commerce for burial— died November 26, 1877
LANE, Isaac, January 14, 1858-June 18, 1920
LENOX (LENNOX), John Lewis— 13 years old— died May 31, 1884
LOMACK, Tennie, wife of Sylas, 1864-1904
LOMAX, Adah, wife of Cy, 1862-1904
LYNCH, Adelaide A.-- died @ May 8th, 1912
MATHEWS, Fannie A., daughter of G. G. & S. E., June 8, 1877 died January 3, 1879
MATHEWS, Granville Green July 28, 1853-January 6, 1896
MATHEWS, Lottie R., child of G. G. & S. E., March 7, 1884 died August 16, 1886
MATHEWS, Lynn C., infant child of G. G. & S. E., January 18, 1890--January 28, 1890 10 days old.
MATHEWS, M. A. V. February 10, 1847--December 16, 1908
MATHEWS, Nell L., child of G. G. & S. E., October 25, 1888 died October 1, 1893
MATHEWS, Susan Epps, wife of Granville Green Mathews, born march 15, 1855 died may 30, 1937
MATHEWS, Vernon L., son of G. G. & S. E., September 11, 1886 died January 11, 1890
MASTERSON, Mrs. No date but about June 1919
MEINZ, August son of H. & S., 1875-1875 4 months old
MOORE, Anne E., first wife of Joseph H., April 3, 1839 died June 1, 1871
MOORE, Annie E., daughter of Joseph H. & Annie E., December 1, 1871- November 14, 1888
MOORE, Bennie H., son of J. H. & E. C., February 27, 1874 died October 1, 1874— 7 months old
MOORE, Charles Albion January 29, 1861- December 11, 1894
MOORE, Emma C., second wife of Joseph H., February 3, 1857 — January 21, 1879
MOORE, Joseph H., June 12, 1836--December 21, 1915
MOORE, Joseph Lee, July 19, 1867— March 14, 1952
MOORE, Julia Haw-- November 14, 1870- February 28, 1959
MC KINLEY, Josephine, wife of Ben McKinley, died February 15, 1894
MC KNIGHT, Delia died 1917
MC KNIGHT, Virginia, wife of Wm. H., March 4, 1819 died April 12, 1870
MC KNIGHT, Zalma C., died August 13, 1897 — 34 years old
MC NATION, Franklin— 6 yrs 9 mo old, lived on Griffiths Island— died July 8, 1885
MC PHEETERS, Mattie L., daughter of W. W. & Hannah, February 11, 1866-September 6, 1878
MC PHEETERS, W. W. No dates
OLD, Ella C., June 14, 1868- February 12, 1947
OLD, H. Gus 1859--1904
PETITT, George May 24, 1794-November 19, 1857
PETTY, Sadie A., March 4, @1857- February 24, 1890 32 yrs. 11 mo 20 days
PILL, no dates Co C 22n Ill inf.
PRICE, R. A. Died 1873 24 yrs old.
RANNEY, Caroline Letitia, wife of J. H., April 12, 1821 --May 27, 1902
RANNEY, John Hathorne --February 5, 1818-January 14, 1884
REED, Isaac 1814-1848
RIGGS, Mary S., wife of Watson, December 12, 1853 August 25, 1912 58 yrs 8 mo 13 days old
RIGGS, Watson P. May 7, 1839-January 26, 1897 Co. K. 2nd Ky Cav.
ROBERTSON, Robert M., son of U. S. & M. H., March 14, 1880--September 30, 1882 2 years 6 months 16 days
RODNEY, John 1853- 1854 1 year old
RODNEY, Michael, son of J. & R., 1831--1841
RODNEY, Rachel, wife of John Sr., 1795-1843
RODNEY, unknown--stone broken --1817— 1862
ROSE, Arminta, wife of Mathew, January 14, 1846--January 23, 1901
ROSE, Mathew— October 22, 1841-February 4, 1911
ROSE, Matthew C., son of J. & I. B., May 26, 1908-January 24, 1909 7 months old
ROSS, Elnora — January 23, 1830-December 21, 1911
ROSS, Mary— 1805-1871
ROSS, Samuel— 1797-1868
SANDERS, Mary R., — born in Robinson Co. Tenn— mother of nine children— grandmother of forty-three children and great-grand-mother of twenty six living— mother of F. M. Sanders, born 1814 died September 25, 1896— 82 yrs 6 months old
SANDERS, Mrs.-- died February 1916 85 years of age
SAUNDERS, Martha Ann Pettit— mother of Annie Pettit Saunders Coffman— born May 16, 1829- -died May 27, 1916
SCHULZ, R. Elvina, daughter of H. C. & J. L., 1884-1885
SEAVERS, John D. — March 29, 1827- September 4, 1840
SEAVERS, Susan E. — 1839- 1847
SEWELL, Jefferson— 18 yrs old— died December 5, 1883
SEWELL, Lemma F. — 1882-1884 2 years old
SEWELL, Melvina Griffith — 1845-1932
SHAW, Thomas M., son of T. M. & M. J., died 1858 4 years old
SILMAN, Thomas E., son of B. F. & A. E., September 10, 1855-January 11, 1861 5 years old
SIMMONS, Rick O., no dates
SMITH, Almeda, daughter of G. & M. A., no dates
SMITH, Cpl. Baughan, no dates, Co. L 4th Tenn Cav
SMITH, Nancy, wife of Rev. Jesse Smith, 1787-1845
STONE, Thomas— 25 yrs old, married— died March 15, 1884
STUBBLEFIELD, Frances A., wife of J. B., February 13, 1879-May 18, 1962
STUBBLEFIELD, John Beach— May 19, 1872-June 2, 1929
STUBBLEFIELD, Mary E., daughter of J. B. & Fannie, August 4, 1901-August 9, 1901 4 days old
TAYLOR, George W., brother of W. F., died February 12, 1870 26 years old TAYLOR, Lucile, mother of W. F. Taylor, died 1896— 85 years of age— she died in New Orleans and was brought to Commerce for burial— 15th Dec, 1896
THREADGILL, Susan Moore— June 25, 1864- March 29, 1892
THREADGILL, Susie— died 1892— 5 months old
TIGNOR, Bertie Ann, wife of Abraham, December 11, 1848-June 1, 1899— 50 yrs 5 mo 20 days
TUTTY, William— 48 yrs old, married— died June 7, 1884
TYNDALL, Isaac— 19 yrs 4 mo 20 days old— died March 19, 1884
UNKNOWN, George M.-- no dates— no last name
UNKNOWN, John R.-- no dates— no last name
UNKNOWN, Lucille R. — no dates— no last name
UNKNOWN, Michael F. — no dates— no last name
UNKNOWN, William F. — no dates— no last name
VAUGHAN, — no dates
VIVIAN, Irma A.-- , daughter of ?? & Lucie Watson, November 10, 1898— died February 13, 1899 — only 4 months old
WARD, Irma Vivian, daughter of M. E. & L. C., 1898-1899
WEEKLY, I. W. — 42 years old— died Jan 25, 1884
WILLIAMS, Ada A., wife of P. L., died 1873, 20 years old
WILLIAMSON, John Homer, son of H. H. & M. F., 2 months old (no dates)
WILLIAMSON, Mary F., wife of H. H., 1849-1881
WOODWARD, Sarah— died May 1912, 92 years of age
WOODWARD, William P. — 73 yrs 4 days old, married, Inn Keeper— died July 26, 1885
WORSLEY, Agnes Gracey—( Wife of Jhob Worsley) born February 19, 1803-- died August 1, 1849— 46 years old
WORSLEY, Clara C., daughter of W. J. & M. A., January 23, 1879--died August 26, 1896
WORSLEY, Emmett Randol, son of W. J. & Jennie, September 4 1905— died July 9, 1906— 8 months old
WORSLEY, Job (Jhob) --died 1880— 79 years old
WORSLEY, Lucy, daughter of W. J. & M. A., June 5, 1875— 2 hours old
WORSLEY, Mary A., wife of W. J., 1857-March 28, 1885
WORSLEY, William J.-- September 22, 1844-May 29, 1920
WORSLEY, William J., son of W. J. & Jennie, born April 6, 1902- died March 12, 1903
WRIGHT, Grandpa— died @ January 15, 1929



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