Colfax township, Daviess county, Missouri
Location: From I-35 exit 61: go west on Hwy 69; it will immediately bend to the left (south); at this bend, turn right onto Topper Av. and stay on Topper (heading west) one mile until 105 St. turns right (north). Take 105 St. 1/2 mile north until Titan Av. (no street sign for Titan: it is the first road to your left.) At Titan, turn left (west). The cemetery is on the left (south) side of the road 1/2 mile down Titan located at the crest of the second hill in a grove of trees between two fields. In summer 2004 Drake cemetery was grossly overgrown with weeds and brush.
This cemetery was canvassed summer 2004.
Disclaimer: some stones are difficult to read. Moreover, errors invariably creep into any transcription project. Some graves have no markers. Researchers are advised to check the data herein.
Abbreviations and notations:
co: county or military company
d/o: daughter of
h/o: husband of
s/o: son of
sic: thus, that's how it is
w/o: wife of
WWI, WWII: World War I, II
y m d: age at death in years, months, days
? or _ [underline]: uncertain
[text in brackets is not in the source or is an editorial comment]
DRAKE, George W[illiam].
GRIFFIN, Pauline P. [DRAKE]
WOOD, William R.
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Revision date: September 11 2005