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James Held

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Death 1855 (aged 55–56)
Burial Dutchtown, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 21351 · View Source
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Western Pioneer. Along with Nicklaus Schnieder, he was one of the two founders of Dutchtown, Missouri and the founders of the German Evangelical Church which is now a national landmark in Dutchtown. They settled the town in 1835 and founded the church the next year. At one time Dutchtown was a thriving little community, but eventually shriveled up to a small community with only one store. The town was flooded in the Mississippi River floods of 1993 and 1995 when the Diversion Channel overflowed, but was only slightly damaged.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Held (1799–1855), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21351, citing Old Dutchtown Burial Ground, Dutchtown, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .