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We have given the sections of this cemetery separate subpages for ease of handling: A B C D E F G H

GeneralEdit

  • location: West of 36th Street North, between Gale Street and HJ Avenue, just inside Galesburg Town limits
  • guide: Graves transcribed in eight sections (A-H) divided by gravel roads, with section A being in the Southeast corner. Sections listed from East to West and South to North. Graves within a section generally listed as indicated.

NotesEdit

  • Details beyond simple text not as appears on original; comments appear in brackets: [ ]; "?" substituted for unknown letter(s)/word(s)/line(s); all known graves photographed and transcribed; grave numbers for the convenience of the transcriber and photographer only; photographs taken between 3 March 2001 and 13 August 2001; transcription compiled from photographs.

Readers are most welcome to turn any of these names into links to existing or proposed pages on the wiki.


Section CEdit

Generally transcribed and photographed West to East, South to North:

Grave 1, two names on one marker, common inscription: Hamilton

Grave 1a - Edna Blair, 1912 - 1933
Grave 1b - Mary Jean, Nov. 22, 1933

Grave 2 - Moses ? McClellan, ? - 1764

Grave 3 - Moses McClellan, Jr., Born Oct. ?, 1787, Died Feb. 15, 187?

Grave 4, first stone - Chloe M. ?
Grave 4, second stone - ? 9 ?
Grave 4, third stone - Chloe W. ?

Grave 5 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 6 - Moses H., 1845 - 1846

Family Plot marker, Graves 7 through 18 (inclusive), inscription: Austin

Grave 7 - Chloe E., wife of A. Austin, Apr. 8, 1831 - Mar. 13, 1893
Grave 8 - Almon Austin, Sept. 14, 1819 - Jan. 28, 1907
Grave 9 - Inez E. Chase, 1883 - 1921
Grave 10 - ?e Austin, Oct. 27, 1882 - Jan. 2, 1852
Grave 11 - ?er? Austin, Jan. 23, 1882 - Jan. 10, 1917
Grave 12 - Carrie E., dau [of] Youn?st? July ? - ? 1891
Grave 13 - [illegible]
Grave 14 - Louisa Short, Apr. 5, 1817
Grave 15 - Walter V., son of A. & C.O. Austin, Oct. 28, 1861 - [Apr.] 21, 18?
Grave 16 - Frank P. Austin, Aug. 16, 1852 - Jan. 10, 1917
Grave 17 - Flora A. Austin, [Dec.] 9, 1854 ?
Grave 18 - Claude B., son of F.P. & F.A. Austin, Nov. 1, 1876 - Dec. 14, 1895

Grave 18(i) - [human artifacts, appear to be cemetery plot markers, inscribed:] 301

Family Plot marker, Graves 19 through 27 (inclusive), inscription: Evans

Grave 19 - Oliver L. Evans, 1859 - 1916
Grave 20 - Mary A. Evans, 1861 - 1897
Grave 21 - Palmer S. Evans
Grave 22 - Emeline S., wife of L.S. Evans, June 27, 1823 - Jan. 13, 1871
Grave 23 - Leonard S. Evans, Born 2?, 18?, Died Nov. 2?, 189?
Grave 24 - Athaline M., wife of L.S. Evans, June 22, 1824 - [Dec.] ?2 1?
GAR180px-XXIcorpsbadge1 Grave 25 - Youngsa B. Evans, Born Nov. 5, 1841, Died Mar. 31, 1902
Grave 26 - Caroline E., wife of Y.A.B. Evans, Born May 7, 1843, Died Nov. 28, 1911
Grave 27 - Owen L. Evans, Born Oct. 25, 1838, Died Feb. 27, 1847

Grave 28 - Anson D. VanBuren, 1820 - 1892

Grave 29 - Mary L. VanBuren, 1834 - 1913

Grave 30 - Mother, Maria J. Cogswell, 1829 - 1912

Grave 31 - Father, A.W. Cogswell, 1827 - 1897

Grave 32 - Anna Bates, 1915

Grave 33 - Sarah M. Brown, 1835 - 1913, sister

Grave 34 - Harriett B. Campbell, 1840 - 1922, mother

Grave 35 - Oscar F. Campbell, 1822 - 1898, father

Grave 36, two names on one marker, common inscription: Carson

Grave 36a - Maria S., 1862 - 1936
Grave 36b - Oliver D., 1863 - 1957

Grave 37, two names on one marker, common inscription: Bates

Grave 37a - Joe, 1887 - 1931
Grave 37b - Adeline, 1887 - 1948

Dualrings Grave 38, two names on one marker, common inscription: Rogers

Grave 38a - William C., 1834 - 1898
Grave 38b - Phebe J., his wife, 1844 - 1903

Grave 39 - Lewis L. Rogers, 1880 - 1928

GAR180px-XXIcorpsbadge1 Grave 40 - W.S. ?

Grave 41 - Harvey Warren, 1812 - 1895, father [with Family Plot marker inscribed:] Warren

Grave 42 - Edwin Lamkin, 1838 - 1907

Grave 43 - Amelia Warren Lamkin, 1837 - 1912

Grave 43(i) - [human artifact, appears to be cemetery plot marker, inscribed:] 297

Grave 44 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 45 - Ned, [H]arvey E., son of ?.R. & E.?. Warren, Died May 16, 1892, Aged 23 Ys 5 Ms 5 Ds

Grave 46, two names on one marker

Grave 46a - Doris J. Smith, 1925 - 1994
Usa120px-Animated-Flag-USA GAR180px-XXIcorpsbadge1 79px-E7 USN CPO PIN WWIIVMcroppedandshrunk Grave 46b - David H. Smith, 1926 - 1973 [with separate military marker inscribed:] David Harold Smith, ARM3 US Navy, World War II, March 11, 1926 - Sept. 4, 1973

Grave 47 - Mother

Grave 48 - Smith, Agnes Sr., 1858 - 1916

Grave 49, two names on one marker, common inscription: Smith

Grave 49a - William J., 1887 - 1946
Grave 49b - D. Mildred, 1891 - 1988

Grave 50 - Our daughter, Emily Lyn Murray, 1975

Grave 51 - Our son, Steven L. Murray Jr., 1975

Usa120px-Animated-Flag-USA GAR180px-XXIcorpsbadge1 79px-E7 USN CPO PIN WWIIVMcroppedandshrunk Grave 52 - Sidney Glenn Smith, AOM3 US Navy, World War II, Jul. 10, 1924 - Apr. 10, 1985

Grave 53, two names on one marker, common inscription: Gray

Grave 53a - Henry R., 1881 - 1955
Grave 53b - Elizabeth C., 1884 - 1966

Grave 54 - Ernest L. Grover, 1912 - 1917

Grave 55, two names on one marker, common inscription: Grover

Grave 55a - Benjamin F., 1859 - 1944
Grave 55b - Laura J., 1866 - 1945

Grave 56 - John W. Salow, 1862 - 1927

Grave 57 - Anna Salow, 1852 - 1944

Grave 58 - [illegible]

Grave 58(i) - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 59 - [illegible]

Grave 60 - H.L. Pierce, 1898 - 1917

Grave 61, two names on one marker, common inscription: Pierce

Grave 61a - Rosa, 1865 - 1940
Grave 61b - Washington, 1842 - 1933

Grave 62 - Hattie S. Gray, Born Nov. 18, 1847, Died Mar. 2, 1926, Age 77 ys. 3 ms. 12 ds.

Grave 63 - N.W. Gray, 1832 - 1914

Family Plot marker, Graves 64 & 65 (inclusive), inscription: Russell [with two plot marker blocks initialed:] R

Grave 64 - Darwin I., 1839 - 1922
Grave 65 - Hepsie A., 1845 - 1913

Grave 66 - Lena M. Jewell, 1889 - 1920

Grave 67, two names on one marker, common inscription: Jewell

Grave 67a - Esther C., 1859 - 1950
Grave 67b - Peter, 1859 - 1934

Grave 68, two names on one marker, common inscription: Reed

Progress-wheel Grave 68a - Flora B., 1895 - 19[intentionally left blank on marker]
Grave 68b - Claude E., 1876 - 1937

Grave 69, two names on one marker, common inscription: [Wri]ght

Grave 69a - Ray ?, 1881 - ?
Grave 69b - Elizabeth, 1855 - 1943

Grave 70 - David B. Hull, Died Sept. 12th 1874, Aged 60 Years & 8 Mo's. ?

Grave 71 - L? dau. of H. & J. Holmes, Apr. 28, 1861 - Sept. 11, 1877

Grave 72 - Mother, Jane Holmes, May 1?, 1821 - May 1?, 1906

Grave 73 - Father, Hamlin Holmes, Aug. 17, 1800 - Jan. 24, 1882

Grave 74 - Lizzie J. Dorr, Apr. 2, 1866 - Feb. 15, 1884

Grave 75 - Willis C. Dorr, 1858 - 1934

Grave 76 - Julia E. Dorr, May 28, 1851 - Dec. 31, 1911

Grave 77 - Julia A. Johnson, Dec. 8, 1810 - Apr. 2, 1888, Erected by her heirs; Johnson [with foot marker inscribed:] J.A.J.

Grave 78 - Peter Johnson, Born July 9, 1805, Died June 18, 1887. Johnson

Family Plot marker, Graves 79 & 80 (inclusive), inscription: Burroughs

Grave 79 - Olive Cash, 1831 - 1895
ICRC - emblems Grave 80 - Orrin F. M.D., 1827 - 1906

Grave 81, two names on one marker, common inscription: Swaddel

Grave 81a - Samuel W., 1811 - 1896
Grave 81b - Lura E., 1828 - 1918

Grave 82, two names on one marker, common inscription: Swaddel

Grave 82a - Olive B., 1867 - 1952
Grave 82b - Edward E., 1865 - 1945

Grave 83, two names on one marker, common inscription: Struble

Grave 83a - Erma A., 1894 - 1976
Grave 83b - Roy, 1893 - 1977

Grave 84 - Ivan W. Swaddel, 1899 - 1958

Grave 85 - Edwin C. Lamkin, 1839 - 1927

Grave 86 - Lois P. Lamkin, 1844 - 1924

Grave 87 - [illegible]

Grave 88, two names on one marker, common inscription: Lamkin

Grave 88a - Edwin C., 1835 - 1927
Grave 88b - Lois F., 1844 - 1924

Grave 89 - Bessie Davisson, 1886 - 1970

Grave 89(i) - [human artifact, appears to be cemetery plot marker]

Family Plot marker, Graves 90 & 91 (inclusive), inscription: Blake

Grave 90 - Henry, 1845 - 1913
Grave 91 - Jane, 1843 - 1928

Grave 92 - Husband, Elmer E. Davisson, 1883 - 1966

Grave 93 - ? Huth ?

Grave 93(i) - [human artifact, unknown if family plot marker]

Grave 94 - [illegible]

Grave 95, two names on one marker, common inscription: Allen

Grave 95a - Ella V., 1855 - 1932
Grave 95b - John W., 1847 - 1920

Grave 96 - [Wm.] A. Wightman, Born Sept. 4, 188?, Died July 5, 188[2]

Grave 97 - [illegible]

Family Plot marker, Graves 98 through 100 (inclusive), inscription: Powers

Grave 98 - Margaret ?., 1848 - 1923
Grave 99 - John, 1843 - 1910
Grave 100 - Mabel, 1874 - 1881

Family Plot without common marker, with metal fence border, Graves 101 through 103 (inclusive), with entrance block inscribed: Van[Vleet]

Grave 101 - Wife, Helen M. VanVleet, 1834 - 1927
Grave 102 - Father, Ralph S. VanVleet, Oct. 9, 1822 - Mar. 19, 1899
Grave 103 - Mother, Henrietta, wife of R.S. VanVleet, Ma? 14, 1820 - Dec. 21, 1872

Grave 104 - George K. Field, 1815 - 1895. Field

Grave 105 - Father

Grave 106 - Mother, Mary J. Field, 1824 - 1914

Grave 107 - Ambrose P. Field, Died De[c.] 10, 1874, Aged 25 years 8 m's & 6 d'ys

Grave 108 - G.A. Lockhart, 1815 - 1891

Grave 109 - M.M. Lockhart, 1818 - 1893

Grave 110 - J. William Caywood, 1864 - 1926

Grave 111 - Clara E. Caywood, 1865 - 1919

Grave 112 - Amelia J. Beckwith, 1826 - 1906.

Grave 113 - Ezra Beckwith, 1820 - 1896.

Crib120px-Cradle for H.M. the Queen by H. Rogers Grave 114 - Baby, Perry Wells, Died July 15, 1885, Aged 3 Mos

Grave 115, two names on one marker, common inscription: Beckwith

Grave 115a - Wm. W. Beckwith, Died Bronson, Ohio, 1860. Aged 67
Grave 115b - Ann Beckwith, Died 1883, Aged 87

Grave 116, with foot marker - [illegible]

Grave 117 - Jean; ? Beckwith, Died ? 20, 1875: Aged 22 years.

Grave 118 - Marianni Schroder, 1889 - 1896

Grave 119 - Elizabeth Malloch, 1829 - 1920

Grave 120 - Ann A.; ? Malloch, 187? Aged ?

Grave 121 - Father, ? Born July 16, 1824, Died Jan. 26, 1884

Grave 122 - Father, ? naught? Born [Feb.] 29, 1820, Died Aug. 22, 1874

Grave 123 - Brother ? Born Sept. 22, 1862, Died Apr. 23, 1877

Family Plot marker, Graves 124 through 126 (inclusive), inscription: McNaughton

Crib120px-Cradle for H.M. the Queen by H. Rogers Grave 124 - Baby Mason, 1908
Grave 125 - John P. McNaughton, 1847 - 1920
Grave 126 - Emma R. McNaughton, 1850 - 1930

Grave 127 - Mary M. Raymond, 1864 - 1920

Grave 128 - A. Melville Raymond, 1850 - 1919

Grave 129 - Laura E. Whitney, 1890 - 1963

Grave 130 - Howard C. Whitney, 1889 - 1976

Grave 131 - Alice B. Wells, 1861 - 1932

Grave 132 - Richard W. Wells, 1854 - 1898.

Progress-wheel Grave 133 - Sarah Beckwith, 1856 - [intentionally left blank on marker]

Grave 134 - Elizabeth M. Schroder, 1862 - 1931

Grave 135 - L.M. Schroder, 1861 - 1934

Grave 136 - Lloyd J. Schroder, 1888 - 1921

Grave 137 - Thomas A. McKay, 1847 - 1884.

Family Plot marker, Graves 138 & 139 (inclusive), inscription: Smith

Grave 138 - Walter Denton Smith, 1870 - 1896
Grave 139 - Lucinda Denton Warren, 1832 - 1899

Grave 139(i) - [human artifact, appears to be cemetery plot marker, inscribed:] 250

Grave 140, two names on one marker, common inscription: Grosswil?r

Grave 140a - John A., 1873 - 1940
Grave 140b - Delia, 1874 - 1961

Family Plot marker, Graves 141 & 142 (inclusive), inscription: Abbott

Grave 141 - Edward Abbott, 1862 - 1952
Grave 142, two names on one marker, common inscription: Abbott
Rev-Christendomsymbool Grave 142a - Rev. Norman, ? - 1901
Grave 142b - Lovinia, 1830 - 1874

Grave 143 - Josephine Durkee Mason, 1848 - 1913

Grave 144 - Norman L. Durkee, 1819 - 1877

Grave 145 - Harriett J. Durkee, 1819 - 1901

Grave 146, two names on one marker, common inscription: VanVranken

Grave 146a - Charles L., Aug. 5, 1858 - Aug. 15, 1948
Grave 146b - Grace, June 29, 1870 - Oct. 15, 1967

Grave 147 - Wilma Rice VanVranken, 1894 - 1941

Grave 148 - Reese R. VanVranken, 1894 - 1969

Crib120px-Cradle for H.M. the Queen by H. Rogers Grave 149 - Baby, Charles Van Vranken, Oct. 22 - 25, 1905

GAR180px-XXIcorpsbadge1 Grave 150 - Russell Brooks Mason, 1840 - 1921

Grave 151, two names on one marker, common inscription: Van Vranken

Grave 151a - Richard R., 1922 - 2000
Grave 151b - Phyllis S., 1923 - 1990

Crib120px-Cradle for H.M. the Queen by H. Rogers Grave 152 - Our baby David, Richard & Phyllis Van Vranken, 1955 - 1957

Crib120px-Cradle for H.M. the Queen by H. Rogers Grave 153 - Our baby Susan, Richard & Phyllis Van Vranken, 1947 - 1950



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