Death Records of Missouri Pioneer Women, 1808-1853.
By: Lois Stanley, George F. Wilson & Maryhelen Wilson, Pub. 1983, reprinted 2019, 104 pages, soft cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-441-7
About 1,800 records including many names which never appear in a census - and a variety of information. Mary Thomas, widow of John, 102 when she died in Mercer County, a Methodist for 60 years, Meeky Jamison, wife of David was buried in old Wesleyan Cemetery, now gone; little Mary V. Simond died on the Upper Crossing of the South Platte, age 2 1/2 years. Surviving children, or parent, are frequently mentioned.