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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

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.

    ANDERSON, Mrs. Rev. 1844
    BIGGS, Laura A. (?), 1862
    BROWN, Jane, 1836
    CARKUFF, Lena,1852
    CHRISTOPHER, E.,1846
    COLBURN, Charlotte,1847
    COLEAN, Cora,1855
    COLEAN, Francis,1846
    COLEAN, Mary,1855
    COLEAN, May,1849
    COLLINS, Susan,1837
    COPE, John,1852
    COPE, Margaret Bostian
    CORY, Hannah,1849
    CORY, Harriet,1849
    CORY, Jane,1839
    CORY, Parkis,1839
    CORY, Serdenia,1839
    DOWNEY, Mary Griswold,1854
    DOWNEY, Uriah,1841
    ELY, Amy,1846
    EVERTS, Luther,1848
    GAYLORD, Walter,1837
    GURNSEY, Clarisa,1847
    HAMILTON, William,1844
    HARRIOTT, D. I.,1849
    HARTWICK, John,1854
    HUTCHINSON, J. G.,1846
    JARBOE, Catherine,1850
    KIMBALL, J.,1848
    JEROME, Mrs. Rev.,1847
    KIRBY, Mary,1852
    JEROME, Mrs. Rev.,1847
    LANDON, D.,1846
    LANDON, Nancy,1847
    PITTMAN, Mary,1848
    PITTMAN, Samuel,1854
    POTTS, Charles,1835
    POTTS, Franklin,1835
    POTTS, W. C.,1830
    RIDGEWAY, Caleb,1849
    SHANK, John,1850
    SILLOWAY, Margaret,1848
    VAN LIEW, John,1839

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

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