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Bacone Cemetery

Muskogee, Muskogee County, OK

GPS Coordinates: 35.7791990, -95.3346860
Journeycake Hall
Journeycake Hall © Sue Tolbert

On the campus of Bacone College in Northeast Muskogee. This small cemetery sits behind Journeycake Hall. Recorded in September 2001 by Skye and Sue Tolbert. There are several unmarked graves. The two largest monuments are those of Albert J. Shoemaker, a professor and Almon C. Bacone, President and Founder of Indian University, Indian Territory.

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Note: Every effort has been made to transcribe this information accurately. These records MAY CONTAIN ERRORS. Any corrections and/or additions greatly appreciated. As with any genealogy information, this is a source and should be considered as such. It is up to the researcher to verify the accuracy.

Abel Archibald Died March 3, 1921Age 23 years
Mrs. S. A. Carey18361913 
Solomon Folsom May 1915Age 16 years
Mary Prosser Jayne18671937See photo
Bessie LeeFebruary 2, 1906April 22, 1907Dau of C. I. & J. L.Cowan
Rev. Albert J. ShoemakerBorn in Armstrong Co. Penn.
April 26, 1854.
Died November 10, 1887Professor of ____, ____and
physical sciences Indian University
See photo
M. P. SleeperJune 15, 1846August 20, 1891 
Alice Bent SpinksJune 6, 1908March 10, 1996"In God's care. A giving caring person."
Roy Lee SpinksDec. 15, 1902December 26, 1990"In God's care. A kind and gentle man."
Lauina Wallace February 25, 1918Age 9 years
Benjamin D. Weeks, D. D.September 27, 1881October 4, 1950 
Grace Berger WeeksJanuary 23, 1886December 28, 1962 
Maribelle McCrea WestNovember 10, 1911March 20, 1969 
In memory of
Almon C. Bacone
President and Founder of
Indian University Indian Territory
April 25, 1830April 22, 1896Erected By his wife, children,
pupils and friends.
See photo

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