Old Rogers Cemetery

Was located on 4th Street in Ft. Smith.


The Fort Smith Elevator
Friday July 19, 1901

"At the council meeting Monday night an ordinance was passed regarding the removal of the dead buried in the old Rogers cemetery. The ordinance provides that if the relatives of the parti4s buried in the cemetery do not remove the same within six months the city shall take over the work and make interments in the city cemetery."


Name

Dates

Comments

Pryor, Margaret Ellen d. Mar 11, 1862? or 1867 Age 10 From St. Johns Church Burial Records
Reed, Jesse d. Aug 10, 1861 Age 1y 9m From St. Johns Church Burial Records.
On 1860 Ft. Smith census Jesse Reed age 9 mos shown as only child of James H. & Margaret Reed.
Rogers, John Davis d. Nov 10, 1866 Age 1y ?m (lived in Choctaw Nation) From St. Johns Church Burial Records
Schmieding, Annie Winnifred d. Feb 5, 1862 Age 1y 10m - lived in Ft. Smith From St. Johns Church Burial Records.
On 1860 Ft. Smith census (Sept 5th, 1860) Anna Schmieding age 5 mos shown as only child of Chas & Mina Schmieding from Germany.
Shook, Effie M. d. Aug 11, 18?? Age 7m Residence Ft. Smith From St. Johns Church Burial Records

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