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Fidelity Township
Jersey County, Illinois
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Cemetery Listings

Early Land Entries

Abstracted from Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States, General Land Office, U. S. Dept. of Interior. We are indebted to Harry Nelms, for this huge project, who unselfishly downloaded these records from the GLO site and contributed his expertise for this display. Thanks also to Gloria Frazier.

Section 16 School Land Entries

LONGWILL Cemetery, NW1/4 Sec. 10; Abandoned; 6 known burials; 1850-1903. 1973 survey. From Abandoned Cemeteries of Jersey County, Elaine Witt, 1973:

MOORE Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec.15; Abandoned; 40 known burials; 1837-1934. 1987 survey

LUCKEY-WEBER Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec. 18;; Abandoned; 29 known burials; 1850-1889; 1973 survey

UNKNOWN Cemetery, Sec. 19

TRIBLE Cemetery, NE1/4 Sec 25; 26 known burials; 1835-1979; 1987 survey

GEISLER Family Cemetery, Sec. 28; Destroyed

CHAPMAN-PARADISE Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 33; Abandoned; 71 known burials; 1830-1951; 1973 survey. A Partial Listing of tombstone readings, not complete, source unknown:

HOPEWELL Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 34; Abandoned; 24 known burials; 1841-1909; 1973 survey

RICHEY FAMILY Cemetery, Sec. 4; Destroyed; From 1954 Newspaper list; No record 1973/1987 surveys

LEWIS Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 34; Destroyed; No record 1973/1987 surveys

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