Buffalo aka Jordan Cemetery

Pike County, Missouri

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Additional Cemetery Info...

T54N R1W-1E Section 31
Take Hwy 79 south of Louisiana, take State Rd D 1.6 miles to County Rd 251, then west on 251 for 0.8 miles, , about 3 miles southwest of Louisiana

In Buffalo Township. Laid out as early as 1813, the first burials being those of Robert Jordan and his sixteen year old son James, who were massacred on this spot by the Indians in March, 1813. John, a brother of the elder Jordan, set aside an acre of land here for a cemetery, to which an addition was made by others in 1881. Named for the creek nearby (q.v.). (HIST. PIKE, 192, 641; Charles B. Clifford)
Source: Leech, Esther. "Place Names Of Six East Central Counties Of Missouri." M.A. thesis., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1933.

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CEMETERY INFO, * Buffalo aka Jordan Cemetery Pike 2018-04-15 18:15:35

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