Ware Cemetery, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

Ware Cemetery

Ware Cemetery IMG 4723 500x340 Wheres the Ware Cemetery?

Ware Cemetary 4722 500x278 Wheres the Ware Cemetery?

Gates, Christian 1773 Feb. 15, 1852 aged 79

Glasgow, Mary Aug.15, 1827 Feb. 8, 1879 wife of JW

Hays, Christopher Jr. Sep.4, 1802 Jan. 6, 1845

Hays, Amos May 9, 1804 Mar. 4, 1847

Hays, Paulina July 10, 1810 Dec. 7, 1846 wife of Amos

Hays, Christopher No Dates Rev. War Soldier

Hays, George July 18, 1837 Feb. 21, 1857

Hays, George Sep. 3, 1775 Dec. 3, 1821

Hays, Eve No Dates Wife of Christopher Sr.

Hays, John 1774 1856

Hays, Sarah 1785 1847 wife of George

Maiz, George May 11, 1829 (31-5-9a)

McFarland, Pleasant N. Aug.23, 1813 Apr. 25, 1846

Maiz, Margaret F. Jan. 1848 June 16, 1865

Scruggs, Weston 1794 1853

Ware Cemetery contains the remains of at least 15 people, including Col. Christopher Hays, a Revolutionary War soldier who served with General George Washington. Col. Hays was also a member of the panel of judges who laid out the city of Cape Girardeau.

Monument for Ware Cemetery
The Ware Cemetery was destroyed when the Fruitland intersection to I-55 was constructed.Col. Christopher Hayes, who served in the Revolutionary War with General George Washington, was buried there.

Located north of Jackson, MO, approximately 3 miles on right side of
highway.
Sources: Cape Girardeau History and Photos,Coming of Age in Cape Girardeau, Where’s the Ware Cemetery? – on-line

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