Just Like a Visit

A Personal, Historical Stroll Through Mt. Herman Cemetery,
Pettis County, Mo.

By Betty Wasson Singer

256 pages, 100+ photos and illustrations
Indexed; signed by the author


Just Like a Visit provides an armchair tour of Mt. Herman Cemetery. Located four miles north of Sedalia, Mt. Herman is the oldest burial ground in Pettis County, with graves dating to 1834. The book contains complete, indexed obituaries and genealogical information for more than 400 persons buried at Mt. Herman. It also features a history of the cemetery and Mt. Herman Church. More than 100 historical photographs represent families associated with Mt. Herman Church and Cemetery as well as the Bothwell Community.

Just Like a Visit is part of Betty Wasson Singer’s illustrated histories of rural communities and cemeteries in Pettis County. Others in the series include the Hopewell Cemetery and the Newland/Pin Hook Community, and Longwood Cemetery and Community.

Featured Families Include:
Abney, Adams, Alexander, Anderson, Andrews, Bales, Ballard, Barr, Beal, Benscoter, Biggs, Bolles, Boppenmeyer, Bowman, Braden, Brand, Brittingham, Brown, Burnett, Butcher, Butler, Bybee, Cahill, Cain, Card, Carr, Carter, Castle, Casto, Chadwick, Chavies, Cheek, Colwell, Connor, Conrad, Coughlin, Covington, Cox, Craig, Cravens, Cross, Culp, Cummings, Daniel, deBeaubien, DeJarnette, Dirck, Ditton, Dow, Duffield, Durley, Eakins, Ellis, Erskine, Estes, Everhart, Farris, Ferguson, Fox, Fuller, Furgerson, Goddard, Gower, Greer, Grimes, Gunder, Head, Henderson, Hieronymus, Hill, Hoch, Hogan, Huff, Hughes, Hunt, Hutchinson, Isch, Jaeckel, Jerriell, Kaufman, Kelley, Kilpatrick, Klein, Lane, Lemens, Lewis, Lowery, Luther, Marsh, Marye, Mason, McClure, McCoy, McMacin, McMullin, Mettenborgh, Mettenburg, Meyers, Mills, Mitchell, Mittenburg, Moseby, Motz, Mueller, Nelson, O’Bannon, Olden, Olen, Parker, Patrick, Patterson, Payne, Pearson, Phillips, Pickenbaugh, Pittman, Portwood, Primm, Puntney, Rader, Rairdon, Ramey, Raus, Ream, Reaves, Rector, Reed, Reid, Rhoads, Richards, Risner, Rogers, Rothganger, Rubenstein, Rumsey, Runge, Rymer, Sarden, Schmidt, Schroeder, Shanahan, Siard, Sinn, Skinner, Smith, Spencer, Sprinkle, Sprinkles, Steele, Stephens, Stotts, Swope, Swopes, Tavener, Taylor, Trent, Tucker, Wade, Walsh, Wasson, Weathers, Welch, Wells, West, White, Wise, Woods, Wright, Young, Zilhart

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All Along Ohio Street | All Around Downtown Vol. 1 | A Town of Their Own | Down by Pinhook | Just Like A Visit | Life and Times Along Muddy | Legendary Locals of Sedalia | Meaningful MileSTONES | Meaningful MileSTONE Guide | Sedalia-Images of America | Sedalia-Images of Modern America | Sedalia—Past & Present