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Jersey South Township
Jersey County, Illinois

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

UNKNOWN CEMETERY, NW1/4 Sec. 4; Abandoned; 6 known burials 1845-1849. 1973 survey.

WHARTON CEMETERY, SW1/4 Sec. 4, Abandoned; 10 known burials 1857-1940. 1973 survey.

VAN PELT CEMETERY, SE1/4 Sec. 12; Abandoned; 3 known burials 1841-1865. 1973 survey.

ST. FRANCIS CEMETERY, NE1/4 Sec. 16; Currently used; 2015 burials by 1987; incomplete survey 1988.

OAK GROVE CEMETERY, NE1/4 Sec. 21; Currently used; Earliest burial 1856; incomplete survey 1988.

JERSEYVILLE~HICKORY GROVE~SAUER CEMETERY, Sec. 21; Destroyed; No record. This listing is persons believed to be interred in the Old City Cemetery, Jerseyville, now referred to as Hickory Grove Cemetery. Note: These are “believed” to be buried there, there are no stones remaining.

UNKNOWN (GOODMAN-SCHROEDER) CEMETERY, Sec. 30; Abandoned; 3 known burials 1876-1878.

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