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Presley and Amelia Cordell

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
1. Presley and Amelia Cordell Marker
Inscription.

Reinterred July 1868 from an older cemetery, here rest Presley Cordell and wife Amelia Conner. Both died in July 1849. He had been a silversmith and served as mayor of Leesburg, Virginia. His group left there 15 Oct. 1835 and included his mother Catharine Basye, and some Garrett and Humphreys relatives. They went overland to Wheeling, then by boat via Louisville and were met in St. Louis on 9 Nov. 1835 by his cousin Hiram Cordell.
 
Location. 38° 41.516′ N, 90° 13.81′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Click for map. Monument is in Bellefontaine Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4947 West Florissant Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Hart Benton (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Galloway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charlotte Taylor Blow Charless (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert A. Barnes (approx. 0.2 miles away); James MacCash (approx. mile away); Rev. John R. Anderson (approx. 0.3 miles away); John B. Meachum (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Mason Peck (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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Presley and Amelia Cordell Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
2. Presley and Amelia Cordell Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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