Saint Joseph in Buchanan County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
David Johnson Heaton
Died in St. Joseph Mo.
Apr. 28, 1898
Aged 89 years.
United with the M. E. Church
A member of the I.O.O.F.
from 1850 till death.
In June 1827, became a professional undertaker and funeral director, being the first in the U.S. for which he was presented in 1890, over 190 contestants with a gold headed cane by the 'Sunny Side', the oldest undertaker's journal in the world and pronounced the "first undertaker and veteran of veteran's." [sic]
Location. 39° 46.56′ N, 94° 50.574′ W. Marker is in Saint Joseph, Missouri, in Buchanan County. Click for map. Monument is in Mount Mora Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 824 Mount Mora Road, Saint Joseph MO 64501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Mitchelhill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Mount Mora Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Our Confederate Dead (about 600 feet away); No Turning Back (approx. half a mile away); Peace Officers Memorial SPC Edward "Eddie" Lee Myers (approx. 0.6 miles away); SPC Joshua James "Josh" Munger (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saint Joseph.
Also see . . . Mount Mora Cemetery, St. Joseph MO. (Submitted on July 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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