Killam Cemetery, South Palmyra Township - Macoupin County IL


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Killam Cemetery
South Palmyra Township Section 15
Macoupin County Illinois

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3 Miles Southeast of Palmyra, Illinois
WPA File
Pictures courtesy Connie & Wayne Clark of Auburn IL 27 Jul 2013
Linda R F Arnold provided data

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

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?
Dickson, Joseph
1791
26 Sep 1842
Age 58 yrs.
Born Kirkcudbrightshire (possibly
Dumfries, Scotland
Died South Palmyra Township
Note: Joseph Dickson is mentioned only in the description of the cemetery preceding the listing of burials within the body of the book. I had the book at least five years before I “discovered” his name as being buried in Killam Cemetery
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Dickson, Margaret Derby Welsh
Sept 1793
17 Oct 1845
She was b. Sept 1793 Scotland)
She was Margaret Derby, m1 William Welsh who d. Scotland and had son, William Welsh.  She m2 Joseph Dickson and had daughter, Ellen Dickson who married James Miller Lair. 
William Welsh, whose wife Jane (Chisholm) and two of their children, William and Margaret Welsh who are buried in Killam Cemetery.  He went to Schuyler County, Missouri. 
The Dicksons were listed in the 1841 Census in Urr Parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.  They arrived sometime between the census date of June 6, 1841 and September 26, 1842 when Joseph Dickson died.
age 51 years 11 months
died South Palmyra Twp
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Guttill, Rose Anne
1870
7 Jul 1871 age 1 year 5 months 16 days
d/o WR & MM
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Hodges, Elizabeth
1843
3 Feb 1866 w/o John Hodges
age 22 years 9 months.

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Hodges, Mary J.
1865
2 Oct 1865 age 5 months 5 days
d/o John & Elizabeth


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Killam, John
1833
26 Feb 1867 age 33 years 10 months 3 days.
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Killam, Mary 1807
7 Aug 1851 age 44 years 5 months 26 days.
w/o Samuel

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Killam, William
1830
10 Jun 1855 age 24 years 10 months 15 days.

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Unknown, Unknown


Appears to have at least one W to the far right and possibly a W on the left?
Could be either a Weller or Welsh?



Weller, Ann Killam
1835
23 Oct 1862
age 27 years 7 months
w/o Kim Weller


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Welsh, Jane Chisholm
14 May 1816
7 Feb 1864
born in Scotland
w/o William Welsh of Scotland

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Welsh, Margaret
1839
26 Jul 1845
died Macoupin Co IL
age 5 years 9 months 28 days
d/o William & Jane Chisholm Welsh


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Welsh, William
1850
17 Mar 1851 age 1 year 2 months 14 days.
died Macoupin Co IL
s/o William & Jane Chisholm Welsh


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