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Rosedale 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; No information; From assessor list

UNKNOWN Cemetery, Sec. 9; Destroyed; From assessors list

SPRY-ROWDEN Cemetery, NW1/4 Sec. 9; Abandoned or destroyed; 23 known burials; 1862-1959; 1973 survey; Could be same as Teneriffe; Listed as destroyed on assessors list

TENERIFFE Cemetery, Sec. 4 per assessors list; School appears Sec.9; Czaia burials near Teneriffe; earliest burial 1836

CZAIA Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec. 10; Abandoned or destroyed; Virgil Czaia farm

PHIPPS Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec 11; Abandoned; 3 known burials; 1859-1892. 1973 survey

GROPPEL Cemetery, Sec. 14, Destroyed; Groppels once owned most of Sec. 14

ROSEDALE Cemetery, aka UNION Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 16; Currently used; 278 known burials in 1960; earliest burial 1835; Re 1885 History of Jersey Co., a member of the ENNIS family was the first burial; 1988 survey inc.

UNKNOWN Cemetery, Sec. 17, Per assessor list

CRULL Cemetery, SE1/4 Sec. 28; Destroyed; Per assessor list

FUNK-SCHLANSKER Cemetery, SW1/4 Sec. 35; Abandoned; 6 known burials; 1854 – 1888; 1973 survey

MEADOW BRANCH Cemetery, NE1/4 Sec. 35; 159 known burials; earliest burial 1871.

LEGATE? Cemetery, Sec. 36; Per assessor list

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