Mize (Hand) Cemetery, Dorchester Township, Macoupin County IL
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Mize (Hand) Cemetery
Macoupin County Illinois
Dorchester Township

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Located about 6 miles west of Staunton. On farm road 050W south of farm rd 1600 E from Jill Secoy
From Debbi Geer - Originally called Hand Cemetery but now referred to as Mize Cemetery; located on Catholic Springs Road - two ways to access from Bunker Hill: 1) take IL 159 south about 2 miles to Catholic Springs Road, turn east onto Catholic Springs Road (blue water tower), go several miles to Dorchester Road, Catholic Springs Road ends here and after crossing Dorchester Road it becomes School House Road, cemetery is in this intersection area on the south side; OR 2) take Bunker Hill-Staunton Road east from flag pole in Bunker Hill and go about 3 to 4 miles to Dorchester Road, turn south onto Dorchester Road for about 2-1/2 to 3 miles to intersection of Catholic Springs Road and School House Road, cemetery is in this intersection area on the south side of School House Road (east of Dorchester Road)

Complete Listing & Pictures read 2008 - last burial 2004
Donated by Rick Doty


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

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?
Alexander, Hilda Mae 7 Sep 1932 6 Sep 2004     RD  
Brueggeman, Tessa May
( ) 16 Sep 1990     RD  
Courtney, John Alfred 26 Feb 1881 23 Jul 1882     RD  
Davis, Eva 27 yrs Oct 1896     RD  
Hand, Infant of George 24 Jan 1865 8 Sep 1865     RD  
Hand, Jane E   14 Jan 1865 (stone broken {b. 18 Apr 1845 MCGS} )   RD  
Hand, George 25 Dec 1829 26 Aug 1875     RD  
Hand, Joseph ( ) 19 Aug 1860     RD  
Hand, Sarah 24 May 1819 12 Dec 1906     RD  
Keown, Infant of TD & SL     stone sunk unreadable { MCGS
died 8 Jun 1877 }
  RD  
Lane, Tedford J 27 Feb 1923 9 Apr 2004 Military stone WWII PHM2 US Navy Yes RD  
Lane, Wanda M 28 Dec 1924 16 Sep 1996     RD  
Marsh, Brianna Renee 18 Apr 1998 28 Apr 1998     RD  
Mize, Benjamin 10 Jun 1824 13 Jan 1909     RD  
Mize, Eliza 8 Jun 1833 25 Dec 1910     RD  
Mize, Della L 1878 1965 Another stone   RD  
Mize, R Dempsey 1865 1935 Another stone   RD  
Mize, Harold M 9 Dec 1914 26 Mar 1997 WWII PFC US Army
Military stone
Yes  RD  
Mize, Infant son (  ) 22 Aug 1912 Infant Son of Mr & Mrs Dempsey Mize   RD  
Mize, John R 21 Aug 1913 15 Feb 1998     RD  
Mize, Helen E 6 Jan 1915 27 Aug 1992     RD  
Mize, Kenneth 12 Jan 1922 22 Jan 1922 Son Of Wm. B & Mary   RD  
Mize, Lucile 6 Jun 1912 9 Jan 2004     RD  
Mize, Obadiah 1800 1870     RD  
Mize, Sanford 16 May 1854 20 Jan 1930     RD  
Mize, Alice 1 May 1859 2 Dec 1936     RD  
Mize, Mary Moody 8 Jul 1888 24 Apr 1961     RD  
Mize, Sarah A 3 Mar 1853 7 Nov 1896     RD  
Mize, Scott 6 Mar 1852 1 Aug 1929     RD  
Mize, William B 28 Nov 1884 10 Jan 1971     RD  
Nesbit, Mary A 7 Feb 1825 8 Mar 1910     RD  
Nesbit, Lewis S 16 Jun 1859 23 Feb 1914     RD  
Palmer, Eric Joseph 29 Aug 1989 14 Jun 1990 Back of stone   RD  
Smith, Malinda     { MCGS died 28 Jun 1888 }   RD  
Soapes, William B (  ) 12 Aug 1917     RD  
Soapes, Margaret J (  ) 31 May 1905     RD  
Wheat, Lawrence D 21 Jun 1934 9 Jun 1999     RD  




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