Old Roach Cemetery

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Old Roach Cemetery

Also known as New Prairie Hollow Cemetery, Union Electric Cemetery

Location
89–159 State Road AA
Roach, Camden County, Missouri, 65787 USA
Memorials 598 added (69% photographed)

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The UE Roach Cemetery is located on the south side of old Hwy 54 and 200 yards north of the present Hwy 54 on State Hwy AA. When Union Electric Company built Bagnell Dam, Lake of the Ozarks was created, flooding the Osage and Niangua River Bottoms and covering many of the oldest cemeteries in Camden County. Union Electric Company bought ground near Roach, Mo., and moved 286 bodies to this site. From lower Prairie Hollow (207), Moulder (46) and smaller numbers from the following cemeteries: Edwards, Laurie, Donzelot, Shockley, Rains, Libby, John McCrory, Roach, Crabtree, WP Jackson Farm, Ed Vann Farm, Thornsberry Farm, and Ross Stone Farm.

records of the graves that were moved. A very legible copy of these hand-drafted Union Electric records is kept at the Camden County Historical Museum, and is available for public viewing. Contact the museum at 573-346-7191 to make an appointment. An appointment is usually not needed in the summer months, but the museum is open fewer hours during the winter months.

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GPS Coordinates: 37.99228, -92.83415

  • Added: 15 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #1705991