St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Edward & Stephen Hempstead Graves
American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Born at New London, Conn.
June 3, 1780
Died at St. Louis
Aug. 10, 1817.
First delegate to Congress from
the Territory of Missouri 1812
St. Louis Chapter
American Presbyterian and
Reformed Historical Site
registered by the
Presbyterian Historical Society
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution; Presbyterian Historical Society. (Marker Number 432.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the American Presbyterian and Reformed Historic Sites, and the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 38° 41.816′ N, 90° 13.751′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker can be reached from West Florissant Avenue. Touch 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. John Mason Peck (about 300 feet away, measured in a Rev. John R. Anderson (about 400 feet away); John B. Meachum (about 400 feet away); William Clark Monument (about 500 feet away); Charles Galloway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dred Scott (approx. ¼ mile away); Harriet Scott (approx. ¼ mile away); Charlotte Taylor Blow Charless (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
More about this marker. Monument location is designated by the Red #17 marker along the cemetery drive.
Regarding Edward & Stephen Hempstead Graves. The Stephen Hempstead Grave Site is one of 445 American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Sites registered between 1973 and 2003 by the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS), headquartered in Philadelphia. Approved sites received a metal plaque featuring John Calvin’s seal and the site’s registry number (PHS marker location unknown).
The following text is taken from the Presbyterian Historical Society website:
Stephen Hempstead, known as the “father of the
Also see . . .
1. Edward Hempstead Congressional Bio. (Submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis MO. (Submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on August 15, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.