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Jefferson Vest
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Birth: unknown
Death: unknown

Record of death not found

From cemetery records:
~ Vest, Jefferson
~ Born: Date and place unknown
~ Died: Date and place unknown
~ Burial: Date unknown
(Note: Death was probably prior to the fire in the sexton's cottage in 1889; all original cemetery records were destroyed in the fire)

Squared-top tablet gravestone found during 1986 inscription survey of cemetery but only name was legible. By the time of the photographic survey in 2011, the tablet was completely illegible. Identified by location and by a poor quality old photocopy of the gravestone (name but no dates legible) found in the cemetery files.

In photograph of two markers, Jefferson Vest's gravestone is on the right and Emaline Vest's gravestone is on the left. In the second photograph, Jefferson and Emaline's gravestones are in the forefront and Annah Vest Stephens' gravestone is in the background. The relationship of Emaline, Jefferson and Annah is unknown at this time.

(Cemetery research by J F-B)

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Inscription:

Inscription as seen on old photocopy of undated photo:

JEFFERSON VEST

 
Note: Gravestone nearly illegible during 1986 inscription survey and completely illegible during 2011 photographic survey of cemetery.
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 62 Lot 3
 
Maintained by: J F-B
Originally Created by: DKOWN
Record added: Jun 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72056136
Jefferson Vest
Added by: J F-B
 
Jefferson Vest
Added by: J F-B
 
Jefferson Vest
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Carol
 
 
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You are not forgotten, Jefferson.
- J F-B
 Added: Jun. 3, 2012
 
 
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