|Birth: ||Aug. 14, 1859|
|Death: ||Nov. 17, 1894|
He was referred to as M V Mairs in 1860, Martin V Mairs in 1870, Van B Mairs in 1880 and Van B Mairs on his tombstone.
Note: The Cemetery Records of Macon County, Missouri Volume VI list him as buried in Strawberry cemetery. "Graveyard located just north of the county line, in Sullivan County, on the Noel Bennett Farm, east of Browning, Mo."
Actually, the Strawberry Cemetery is located near Linneus, in Linn Co., MO.
The head stone reads..
Van B. Mairs
Aug. 14, 1859
Died Nov. 27, 1894
36 Yrs, 3 Ms, 13Ds
I am the resurrection and the life. He that believes in me though he were dead, Yet shall he live.
He rests between his father (Thomas) to the north, and his sister (Rachel Susanna) to the south.
Thomas Mears Mairs (1806 - 1876)
Louisa Arnold Mairs (1822 - 1862)
Rachel Susannah Mairs (1842 - 1911)*
Benjamin Mairs (1844 - 1923)*
Joseph Watson Mairs (1847 - 1916)*
John Braxton Mairs (1849 - 1928)*
Emily Emma L Mairs Curtis (1853 - 1932)*
James Alonzo Mairs (1855 - 1922)*
Martin Van Buren Mairs (1859 - 1894)
Created by: Don DeWitt
Record added: Jul 13, 2009
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