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Old 03-31-2006, 03:43 PM
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My grandparents are buried in a cemetery in Breckenridge,Mo. I'm in CA and haven't been there since I was a child but my mom would like to ask the caretaker to make sure the graves are cared for and she will send him a check for this purpose. I can find Breckenridge online but not the cemetery. It is either called "Prosper" or "Trosper" cemetery. It is a very old cemetery and I remember seeing graves dating to the Civil War as a child when visiting there. Would appreciate any help you can give.
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Old 07-21-2006, 05:08 AM
Location: S.E.of the Kansas City area
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Morgan, The Trosper Cemetery is in Harrison Township, Davies County, Mo. It would help to know a little about the family names that would be in the cemetery you are looking for to locate the correct one.
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:00 PM
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If your looking for the cemetery near the high school then its Rose Hill. If your talking about the cemetery itself, its in good condtion (well it was when I was there last year). If your grandparents have one of those long headstones that are like the length of the casket, theres a chance it maybe crumbled. My grandma's had to be fixed but her's has been there since the 70's. If your grandparents have a unusual headstone I probably have a picture of it. I took pictures of some of the old and odd headstones last time I was there.

If this isn't it try calling the post office. They could tell you who to contact.(small town charm they're nice to everyone. lol)
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Old 01-08-2008, 03:56 PM
Location: SW MO
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Hi, Morgan!

You've probably already gotten better help from these two than from what I am going to give but here it is, anyway...

My help is only to find out if their graves are there and possibly help you get/see a picture of the headstones.

First, I found only two graves listed in the Trosper Cemetery at FindaGrave.com's site. They are for two people with a surname of Treon. Here's a link: Find A Grave Search Results

Then I found a BIG list of names at rootsweb's site: Trosper Cemetery, Daviess County, Missouri
From there, you can link to a picture of the cemetery and even join a list of "Friends of Trosper Cemetery"!

Here's another picture of the cemetery:
Trosper Cemetery
and there are pictures of a few headstones listed in the Trosper Cemetery at:
Missouri Cemeteries

Okay, I'm done! I sure hope you are successful in getting help from that caretaker! By the way, do you think there's a chance you have distant relatives in that area? They might be willing to check out the cemetery and take care of the headstones for you, too.

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