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Otter Creek 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, Sec. 1; From tax list; no information; maybe Sinclair-Hays?

HINSON-BLACK MOUND Cemetery, NW1/4 Sec. 2; Abandoned; 13 known burials; 1840-1879; 1973 survey

WHITE Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec. 3; 83 known burials; 1863 -1968

SCHAAF Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec. 6; From tax list; No information

NOBLE FAMILY Cemetery, SE1/2 Sec. 11; Abandoned; 5 known burials; 1845-1853; 1973 survey

DOUGHERTY Family Cemetery, SW corner Sec. 13; Abandoned; 30 known burials; 1833-1930; 1973 survey

FREDENBURG Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 14; Abandoned; 7 known burials; 1850-1908; 1973 survey

MCDOW-GOWIN-PICKETT(HAGEN?) Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec. 14; Tax list; 38 known burials; 1831-1969

HAMILTON-PARSONAGE Cemetery, Center Section 14 Otterville; Abandoned; 5 markers, many more burials; 1834-1864; 1973 survey

NOBLE-OTTERVILLE Cemetery, NW 1/4 Sec. 14; Earliest burial 1829.

DAVENPORT Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 16; Abandoned; 3 known burials; 1869-1874; 1973 survey

DABBS Cemetery, NW1/4 Sec. 16; Abandoned; 10 known burials; 1865-1929; 1973 survey

EDSALL Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 33; Abandoned; 38 known burials; 1858-1929; 1973 survey

LEWIS Cemetery
SE1/4 Sec 34; Abandoned; 12 known burials; 1867-1902. 1973; survey

UNION-SALEM Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec 36; 161 known burials; 1837 – 1946

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