Oliphant Cemetery

Name of Cemetery Oliphant Cemetery
Township Richmond Twp
Cemetery # #833
Alternate Names xxx Cemetery
Latitude/Longitude Latitude: 39°21'26.00"N; Longitude: 93°56'10.00"W


Cemetery Still in Use No
Size of Cemetery about 6 known burials
Condition inside a wrought iron fence & maintained periodically by the land owners
Range of Burial Dates
Oldest Known Burial Joanna G. Nisbet Black: b. March 28, 1831, d. October 3, 1860
Last Known Burial Ralph Oliphant: b. September 4, 1840 d. February 4, 1919
Visited yet? CC - yes................ JZ - yes/no...........anyone else - yes
Most recent directions From the intersection of Hwy 13 and Hwy B, travel east on Hwy B (continue on Hwy B as it turns north and northeast). About 1-1/2 miles after the road turns northeast begin looking for a blue and white mobile home on the west side of the highway. Approximate address is 14905. Cemetery is located half way up the hill just south of the mobile home. It's difficult to see from the road. On private property.
1973 Ray County History; p. 230 #x, name Twp
1973 Ray County History; p. 232; Cemeteries Not Listed on Map #5; on route B, across road, J. R. Oliphant farm
Big Black Cemetery Binder located on the James Oliphant farm. A family cemetery. Highway 13 north to Route B, approximately 6 miles.



DAR Index:


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


Original Land Grants November 28, 1839 Alexander Oliphant
1877 no A. Oliphant


no Ralph Oliphant
1914 no Ralph Oliphant
1930 no C. Oliphant
1959 no Cinthia Oliphant
1970 no Oliphant & Thompson


no J. R. & J. L. Oliphant
1990 no not marked
1997 no ?J. Roberts
2005 no ?Buhrmeister Subdivision
Transcriptions online:
GTT online
Ray County Archives
Other Online Link

Copied by David L. Ballew (1976?): Mr. Oliphant of the farm told the transcriber that Alexander Oliphant was born in Scotland May 20, 1806

Library References
Genealogical Library - Ray County Museum
Ray County Library - Richmond Ray REF 929.3 RAY
Mid-Continent Library
Family History Library (FHL)
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