Meinking-Wilson Cemetery
Name of Cemetery Meinking-Wilson Cemetery
Township Grape Grove Twp
Cemetery # #412
Alternate Names Cox Cemetery
Latitude/Longitude Latitude: 39°21'29"N; Longitude: 93°47'60"W (degrees minutes seconds)

Latitude 39 deg 21' 510' N & 93 deg 47' 988' N (degrees minutes minutes)


T53R26S34; NE1/4 SE1/4

Cemetery Still in Use No
Size of Cemetery 16 known stones
Condition not fenced or mowed
Range of Burial Dates
Oldest Known Stone: John S. Pugh d. December 27, 1951
Last Known Burial Nancy E. Wilson d. August 16, 1901
Visited yet? CC - yes................ JZ - yes...........anyone else - yes
Most recent directions From the intersection of Hwy A and Hwy AA travel east on Hwy AA 7/10 miles. Cemetery is located about 50 yards south of the road in a grove of trees (southeast of the house).

48227 Hwy AA

1973 Ray County History; p. 230 not shown
1973 Ray County History; p. 232; Cemeteries Not Listed on Map #24: Cox Cemetery is on south east part of James Bowman farm, Route AA
Big Black Cemetery Binder Cox Cemetery is on private property. Located in wooded area on south side of Route AA approximately 3/4 miles east of Route A on Lamar Carpenter property in NW 1/4, SE 1/4, Sec 34, Twp 52N, Rng 26W, Crooked River Twp. This area very well kept.
[CC comment: even though it says Crooked River Twp, these coordinates would place it right at Meinking-Wilson Cemetery in Crooked River Twp]
Cemeteries of Grape Grove Township by McKemy On south side of route 'AA'; 3/4 miles east of route 'A'; located in a grove of trees near the road; about 13 marked graves (1989)


DAR Index:

Meinking/Wilson (Cox) Cemetery is located about 3/4 miles east of Route A, on Route AA on the south side of the road in a clump of trees

LS info xxx
Other Comments xxx
Plat Maps year marked? who's land?


1877 no F. Minking


yes Fred Manking
1914 yes J. F. Manking
1930 no J. F. Manking
1970 no Eldred Falls


no Lamar Carpenter
1997 no Lamar Carpenter
2005 no Lamar Carpenter
Transcriptions online:
GTT online
Ray County Archives
Other Online Link
Compilations Cemeteries of Grape Grove Township, January 1995; compiled by Al McKemy, Mar 1989
Library References
Genealogical Library - Ray County Museum
Ray County Library - Richmond
Mid-Continent Library MC 977.819 M195c AFRA
Family History Library (FHL)
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