Sources used to document these families include:

  • Mary Johnson McElhiney’s Gone But Not Forgotten 1930s Portage Des Sioux Cemetery list published in 1970
  • Cyril Echele and Jule Pfaff list from April 9, 1986
  • Cemeteries of St. Charles County, Missouri Volume 2 Lucille Wittenborn Wiechens 1987
  • Cemeteries of St. Charles County, Missouri Volume 5 Wiechens & Geerling 1988
  • The History of Portage des Sioux Township Missouri: The Land Between the Rivers by Donald Mincke 1999
  • Betty Kluesner list 6 July 2001
  • St Charles County Historical Society Cemetery data base
  • Photographs of Black Walnut Cemetery by Justin Watkins taken 2012 and his list
  • Location of new gravestones by our volunteer restoration team

Click on the link to see the current listing of all the people we believe were buried at Black Walnut Cemetery according to our sources. This pdf of the Excel spreadsheet is a compilation of those sources:

Black Walnut Cemetery Compilation of Sources v16 August 2021

Here is the 1826 Deed from Moses B and Mary Best Robbins establishing the Black Walnut Cemetery:

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Black Walnut Cemetery deed