Corr Cemetery Honey Point Township - Macoupin County IL


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Corr Cemetery
Macoupin County Illinois
Honey Point Township
SW corner
SE1/4 NE 1/4 Section 18

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Located in the SW corner of the SE1/4 of the NE 1/4 Section 18

Dorrine and John Koch organize cleaning of Corr Cemetery

Corr Cemetery Association Care Fund
Carlinville National Bank
PO Box 350
Carlinville, IL 62626
It is account #86126 at the bank.
On the board of the association and living close to cemetery is:
David D. Slightom
RR #3, Box 51B
Carlinville, IL 62626
This cemetery fund does not provide enough funds to care for the cemetery. Donations are needed. Thank you.

York First Family Page
Jacque Sparks notes

Partial Listing
Donated by - Jacque York Sparks

Words in brackets [ ] or parenthesis ( )are not on stone.

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?
York, Charles S.   May 16, 1856 (s/o James W and Mary M.E.)   JYS  
York, Delilah A. Jan. 23, 1857 May 22, 1858 (son of James W. and Mary M.E.)   JYS  
York, James Wesley 82yrs 7mos 24days June 24, 1895 (s/o Joel) born Maury Co
Tennessee Oct 10, 1812
  JYS  
York, Joel 63yrs 1m 26da
born in Surry County,
North Carolina
Aug 08, 1847 on same stone as wife Tillitha   JYS  
York, John W. 9 mos 27 da Nov 13, 1840 (son of James W and Mary M.E.)   JYS  
York, Lewis W. 3 yrs 6 mos 14 das no death date (s/o James W and Mary M.E.)   JYS  
York, Mareler C. 9 mos 1day Sept 13, 1845 (s/o James W and Mary M.E.)   JYS  
York, Mary Eliza Jane Wallace 39yrs 3mos 6das Aug. 31, 1873 (w/o William C.) married
April 6, 1854
Carlinville Macoupin Co IL
sister to Sarah Wallace who
is the wife of Williams's brother Nimrod
  JYS  
York, Mary F. Aug 05, 1827 Jan. 10, 1863 (nee Lewis) (w/o Joseph B)   JYS  
York, Mary M. E. 54yrs 4mos 13das Nov 02 1874 (w/o James W) born in Morgan
Co IL
  JYS  
York, Orlando A. 3yrs 5mos 5das Mar. 11, 1862 (s/o Nimrod K and Sarah Wallace) Nimrod
is also a son of Joel and Tillitha York.
  JYS  
York, Tillitha 52yrs 11mos 14das Oct 12, 1847 (nee Jackson)(w/o Joel)
on same stone as Joel
married in Williamson County
Tennessee
  JYS  
York, Walter N. 16yrs 1874 (s/o William C. and Mary)   JYS  
York, William C. 45yrs 7mos 3das Sept 04, 1873 (s/o Joel) born in Bedford Tenn.   JYS  
York, Infant daughter Dec. 19, 1860 Dec. 19, 1860 (d/o James W. and Mary M.E.)   JYS  
York, Infant son 3 mos 3 days no dates (s/o James W. and Mary M.E.)   JYS  
York, Infant dau of J.H. and H.A. 11mos 27days Jan 14, 1834 This child could be the dau of John York
who is listed in the 1830 census of Morgan
County IL. John is brother to Joel and may have
joined him in the family move from Tenn. to Ill.
  JYS  


From Dorrine Koch:
In 1983, my husband John and I found my ggggrandparents Robert SCOTT, wife Martha PROFFITT, and many other relatives lost in briars, brambles, poison ivy, trees, blackberry vines, and weeds. We started cleaning up and uncovering stones in the ground and erecting them. We found a Russell WOLFE and his brother who helped cut trees, brush, and dig up stumps. Russell was an organizer and got neighbors to help pile brush and burn it. A neighbor made the cross (see picture below) and Milly WOLFE treated it over and over with creosote. We fenced in the cemetery and put up a gate. We created a CORR Cemetery Association Care Fund at the Carlinville National Bank (Please contribute to this fund.) I have a list of all the stones we set up and all the names there are in CORR cem. I have names SCOTTS, HUGHES, YORKS, MITCHELLS and others. We worked on the cemetery about 5 or 6 or more of our vacation times. We camped at Beaver Lake campground. We are very proud of our efforts. Some of us contribute yearly for mowing because our fund is not big enough yet to get it all mowed . Thanks for the fun times we had with all those who helped., Because we lived so far away. It is a beautiful place of rest. John & Dorrine KOCH

Dorrine will do lookups from her list of burials at Corr Cemetery. <Djkoch2@aol.com> Please ask for one or two surnames.



Information from Jacque York Sparks
Joel is my oldest relative in Macoupin County, my ggg grandfather.
Mary F. LEWIS (w/o Joseph B) (my gg grandmother) Joseph B. York is the son of Joel and Tellitha York Born Aug. 05, 1827 Died Jan. 10. 1863 One of their sons Stanley Died Sept 30,1853 5 months 20 days.
There is one other YORK buried in Corr Cemetery an infant daughter of J. H. and H. A. York; Died Jan. 14, 1834 11 months 27 days This child could be the daughter of John York who is listed in the 1830 census in Morgan County. John is brother to Joel and may have joined him in the family move fom Tenn. to Ill.



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