A Virtual Cemetery created by Dolores J. Rush

River Travel

Ferry operators and river pilots who sailed these waterways: Licking River, Ohio River, Mississippi River, Illnois River, Sangamon River, Mosquito Creek, Missouri River, Osage River, Marais de Cygne River, Grand River, Deepwater Creek, Big Blue River, Kansas (Kaw)River. . .and those important to boat history.

76 memorials
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 John William Adcock

John William Adcock

16 Sep 1867 – 22 Jul 1961

Tuscumbia, Miller County, Missouri, USA

Gen Henry Atkinson

Gen Henry Atkinson

1782 – 14 Jun 1842

United States Army General. He was appointed in...

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA

 William Becknell

William Becknell

1787 – 30 Apr 1856

Bagwell, Red River County, Texas, USA

Capt Marcus Lindsey “Mark” Belt, Sr

Capt Marcus Lindsey “Mark” Belt, Sr

16 Sep 1837 – 27 Aug 1921

Higginsville, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA

 Horace Ezra Bixby

Horace Ezra Bixby

8 May 1826 – 1 Aug 1912

Literary Figure. A steamboat pilot, he taught...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

 Brig.Gen. George Boardman Boomer

Brig.Gen. George Boardman Boomer

26 Jul 1832 – 22 May 1863

Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA

 Jonathan Brewster

Jonathan Brewster

12 Aug 1593 – 7 Aug 1661

Preston, New London County, Connecticut, USA

 Jim Bridger

Jim Bridger

17 Mar 1804 – 17 Jul 1881

Western Frontiersman and Explorer. He is...

Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

 Jim Bridger
No grave photo

Jim Bridger

17 Mar 1804 – 17 Jul 1881

Western Frontiersman. In 1855 he bought a farm...

Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

 John Brown

John Brown

24 Jun 1801 – 30 Jan 1877

Fontana, Miami County, Kansas, USA

No grave photo

Daniel Clay “Dan” Burnett

16 Jan 1941 – 28 Dec 2017

Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, USA

Col Richard Callaway

Col Richard Callaway

14 Jun 1717 – 8 Mar 1780

Boonesborough, Madison County, Kentucky, USA

 Philip Edward Chappell

Philip Edward Chappell

18 Aug 1837 – 23 Feb 1908

Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

 Auguste Chouteau

Auguste Chouteau

26 Sep 1750 – 24 Feb 1829

Co-founder of the city of St. Louis. Born in New...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

 Francois Gesseau Chouteau

Francois Gesseau Chouteau

7 Feb 1797 – 18 Apr 1838

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

 Pierre Menard “Peter” Chouteau
No grave photo

Pierre Menard “Peter” Chouteau

28 Apr 1822 – 28 Aug 1885

Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

 William Clark

William Clark

1 Aug 1770 – 1 Sep 1838

Explorer. Born in Caroline County Virginia, Clark...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

 Henry Clemens

Henry Clemens

13 Jul 1838 – 21 Jun 1858

Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, USA

 John Marshall Clemens

John Marshall Clemens

11 Aug 1798 – 24 Mar 1847

Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, USA

No grave photo

John Campbell Creed

4 Mar 1827 – Aug 1917

Clark County, Kentucky, USA

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