Bacone Cemetery

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On the campus of Bacone College in Northeast Muskogee. This small cemetery sits behind Journeycake Hall. Recorded in September 2001 by Skye and Sue Tolbert. There are several unmarked graves. The two largest monuments are those of Albert J. Shoemaker, a professor and Almon C. Bacone, President and Founder of Indian University, Indian Territory.

Mrs. S. A. Carey18361913 
Solomon Folsom May 1915Age 16 years
Lauina Wallace February 25, 1918Age 9 years
Maribelle McCrea WestNovember 10, 1911March 20, 1969 
Abel Archibald Died March 3, 1921Age 23 years
Mary Prosser Jayne18671937 
Bessie LeeFebruary 2, 1906April 22, 1907Daughter of C. I. & J. L.Cowan
Benjamin D. Weeks, D.D.September 27, 1881October 4, 1950 
Grace Berger WeeksJanuary 23, 1886December 28, 1962 
M. P. SleeperJune 15, 1846August 20, 1891 
Roy Lee SpinksDec. 15, 1902December 26, 1990"In God's care. A kind and gentle man."
Alice Bent SpinksJune 6, 1908March 10, 1996"In God's care. A giving caring person."
Rev. Albert J. ShoemakerBorn in Armstrong Co. Penn.
April 26, 1854.
Died November 10, 1887Professor of ____, ____and
physical sciences Indian University
In memory
of Almon C. Bacone President and Founder
of Indian University Indian Territory
April 25, 1830April 22, 1896 Erected By his wife, children,
pupils and friends.

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©Sue Tolbert 2001-2003