Steamboat Saluda Memorial

Steamboat Saluda Memorial

Death unknown
Burial Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA
Plot Jefferson and 20th Street Entrance. Once inside, go straight; just where the road bends to the left, the memorial is on the right.
Memorial ID 10343 · View Source
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In memory of those who lost their lives in the explosion of the steamboat "Saluda" on April 9, 1852. Many of whom are buried here in a common grave. The total loss of life was never definitely determined but was estimated at about one hundred, as many were blown into the river and lost. Most of the casualties were Mormon converts enroute to Salt Lake City from Great Britain.

Those who lost their lives in the Saluda disaster:

Lois Locke Bailey
Mary Ann Bailey
Capt. Francis T. Belt
Jonathan Blackburn
J. Brick
William J. Bridges
Jonathan Brock
Duncan Campbell
Jane Campbell
Neile Campbell
James Campbell
Josiah Clancey
Helen Dunbar
Euphemia Dunbar
Franklin Lorenzo Dunbar
John Evans
Firemen on the Saluda (5)
Mr. Foleylinber
Lewis Guerette
Emma Harry
Mr. Kramer
Mrs. Kramer
Charles S. LaBarge
Mr. Laynell
Mr. Legatt
N. McCallister
William Mitchell
Preston Mitchell
Josephine Mitchell
Mr. Nash
R. Nash
William Roberts
Selina Roberts
Sons of Roberts (4)
William Rowland, Sr.
William Rowland, Jr.
David Rowland
Rachel Rowland
Sarah Rowland
John Sargent
Joseph Sargent
E. Shaffer
Lewis Tebo
S. Wag...
Sister Whitaker
Mary Gleadhall Whitehead
George Whitehead
Catherine Whitehead
George Whitehead (Son)
Isabel Whitehead


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  • Added: 7 Jul 2000
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