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Jersey County, Illinois
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.
VAN HORNE Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec. 12; Abandoned; 46 known burials; 1851-1938; 1987 survey
LAMB MEMORIAL-UNION Cemetery, NE1/4 Sec. 17; No listing; 105 known burials; 1833-1970
DARLINGTON Family Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 21; Abandoned; 11 known burials; 1849-1927; 1974 survey
EAST NEWBERN Cemetery, aka BETHELL, MCCLUSKY, SW1/4 Sec. 27; 342 known burials; 1825 earliest burial Greene Co. Sec. 30; No record found
UNKNOWN Cemetery, Sec. 32; No record found
NEWBERN-LURTON Cemetery, NE1/4 Sec. 32; Currently used
DELHI Cemetery, Listed 1913 History of Jersey County; No record of location or burials found
SHILOH Cemetery, Listed 1913 History of Jersey County; No record of location or burials found
SALEM Cemetery, Listed 1913 History of Jersey County; No record of location or burials found.
A Union Cemetery is listed in Sec. 36, Otter Creek Township.
Unknown Cemetery in Sec. 14
Can you identify this cemetery?
This cemetery is located in Mississippi township, section 14 on the old Taylor farm property. Only has about 8 to 10 graves. It is well maintained. The people that rent the farm, Tim Kanallakan, care for it. The township supervisors have no idea of what it is called. Marty Crull has searched all Histories and cannot find the name of this cemetery. Can anyone help? Contact Judy Griffin.