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Eliza Haycraft
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1820
Death: Dec. 5, 1871

As a Madame during the Civil War years, Haycraft had a lucrative business in her house. Despite her wealth she was refused a burial plot in Bellefontaine Cemetery. After exerting pressure on the trustees, they reluctantly sold her a large plot on the condition that no tombstone or marker of any kind be placed on the lot. To this day, there is no marker and she rests alone in the 21-grave plot. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 

Cause of death: Liver disease
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 20, Lot 2076
 
Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Feb 26, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6216015
Eliza Haycraft
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Eliza Haycraft
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Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
 
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- Sherry
 Added: May. 22, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Dec. 5, 2015
RIP Eliza, you will some have a headstone.
- Michele Thomas
 Added: Aug. 22, 2015
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