WPA - Brighton Cemetery, Brighton Township, Macoupin County IL


A Transcription of the WPA Record in Macoupin County Archives, Carlinville, Illinois
by Mary McKenzie


BRIGHTON CEMETERY

 Brighton Township
Macoupin County
Section 19-7-9
Illinois


WPA VETERANS' CEMETERY PROJECT
The Macoupin County Archives has in its files, indexes/listings of many veterans buried in numerous Macoupin County cemeteries. WPA workers compiled the indexes during the Depression Era (about 1939-1940).
The cemeteries below were checked for veterans and I found there was also other information that a genealogist might fmd useful. I generally didn't copy the legal descriptions of the property if they were very long and drawn out. If you want that information, contact the Archives.

As in previous issues of the Macoupin County Searcher, I listed veterans' information from both typed sheets and work sheets. The work sheets are typed in bold and the typed sheets are typed in a normal font. In some cases the work sheet had additional or conflicting information from the typed sheets. The work sheets with soldier
information stated to check these sources: burial plot, cemetery record, death certificate or burial permit, patriotic organization (name), official U. S. records or other. These sources would probably be good sources to check still, today, as we have no way of knowing how thorough the WPA workers were. In these records, as always, I try to keep the grammar and spelling "as is" even if it appears incorrect.

Name of Cemetery Brighton City Cemetery
Location T. 7 N. R. 9. 3rd P. M. Sect. 19
Oldest Grave Johnathan Brown Died JuJy 1, 1836
Number of lots 732
Number of graves 2263
Number of graves to be filled 35
Number of graves to be leveled 163
Number of Veterans graves that need stones three
Number of stones in cemetery that need resetting 117
Number of stones that need recutting 74
Rods of fence around cemetery 165
Condition of fence Fair
Rods of fence to be repaired 15
Rods of fence to be replaced none
Number of people interviewed Six
Inquire to find if any veterans grave in cemetery has no marker. All veterans do not have markers.

The Brighton Cemetery was first started early in 1830 when a burial was made in that vicinity. About 30 years later the graveyard, where there were already some graves, was surveyed and layed out for burial purposes.

There is no record in the Macoupin County Records of Deeds, of a deed being made for the Brighton Cemetery prior to the "Additions"; although plats of surveys were made and recorded.

In 1863, a plat was made of the Brighton Cemetery, and is the earliest date on record. The certification of the plat reads as follows:

State of Illinois
Macoupin County

I certify that the accompanying plat is a true plat of a graveyard as surveyed by me for Michael Brown, situated on the SW. corner of the NE. 1/4 of Section 19, T. 7 N. R. 9 West of the Third Principal Meridian on the 21st day of April 1863. Said graveyard to be known as the Brighton Cemetery.

Signed: A. W. Edwards, County Surveyor
By: B. N Savage, Deputy

(The above written certification of a survey being made and a plat of the Brighton Cemetery is dated April 21, 1863 and was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on March 1, 1885 in Plat Book "A" (Green Book) at page 72.)

In 1866, an additional tract of land was surveyed for burial purposes apq was deeded to the Brighton Cemetery Association. The certification of survey reads as follows:

State of Illinois
Macoupin County

T certify that the accompanying plat of an addition to the graveyard as surveyed by me for Marion Gilson, Elizabeth J. Gilson and Lemuel P. Stratton, execoutors of James W. Gilson, is correct it being situated in the SE. corner of the NW 1/4 of Section 19 T. 7 N. R. 9 West of the Third Principal Meridian. Said survey being made on the 10th day of April 1866, said plat being known as the Western Addition" to the Brighton Cemetery.

Signed: T. G. Capps, County Surveyor

{Editor's note: The rest of the land acquisition information has been edited from the original to save space. The edited parts are represented by ----------. Ifyou want these edited land descriptions, contact the Macoupin Co. Archives. M M]

The foregoing certification of a survey and map of the plat of the Brighton Cemetery "Western Addition" is dated April 10, 1866 and was filed for record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on April 17, 1866 in Land Plat Book "A" (Green Book) at page 77.)

In 1881, a legal association was formed by the Brighton Cemetery Association and the following petition for incorporation was sent to the Secretary of State, the Honorable Henry D. Dement.

-------We, the undersigned: R. H. Crandall, G. W. Hillard, L. F. Stratton, E. T. Dain, Edwin Amass and W. E. Merrill, citizens of the United States, propose to form a corporation under an act of the General assembly of the State of Illinois, entitled, "An Act Concerning Corporations," approved April 18, 1872---------------

(This petition is dated July 15, 1881 and was filed for record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on September 8, 1881 in Book CY, Page 600.)

A charter was granted to the association by the Secretary of State and reads as follows: ----------------

(A copy of the above charter, issued to the Brighton Cemetery Association is dated July 5, 1881 and was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois in Book CY of Miscellaneous Records, at page 600 on September 8, 1881.)

On September 1, 1881, the first fence was put around the Brighton Cemetery. It was a barbed wire fence of good quality.

Shortly after the organization of the Brighton Cemetery Association additions of land for burial purposes were granted to the Cemetery Association.

On September 2, 1881, a quit claim deed was made conveying the title of the Western Addition to the Brighton Cemetery Association. This deed reads as follows: THE GRANTORS: M. Francis Brown and M. Spencer Brown, her husband, E. P. Gilson, George H. Gilson and Mary A. Gilson, his wife, for the consideration of $1.00
CONVEY and QUIT CLAIM to the Brighton Cemetery Association all their interest in the following described real estate, to-wit: ------------------. (This deed, signed by the above named grantors is dated September 2, 1881 and was filed for record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County in Illinois on September 8, 1881 in
Book DF, Page 104.)

Another addition was made to the Brighton Cemetery when the heirs of Michael Brown deeded a portion of land to the cemetery. The deed reads as follows: THIS INDENTURE: witnesseth that the grantors, M. Spencer Brown and M. Frances Brown, his wife of the town of Brighton, in the County of Macoupin and State of Illinois forand in consideration of the sum of $1.00, in hand paid, CONVEYS and QUIT CLAIM to the Brighton Cemetery association, of the town of Brighton, County of Macoupin and of the State of Illinois, the following described real estate, to-wit: ----------------------- (This deed, signed by the above named grantors, is dated September 2, 1881 and was filed for record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on September 8, 1881 in Book CW, Page 334.)

On the same day that the two preceding deeds were made, a third addition was made to the BrightonCemetery. The deed for this transaction reads as follows: THIS INDENTURE: witnesseth that the grantors, M. Francis Brown and M. Spencer Brown, ber husband, E. P. Gilson, George H. Gilson and Mary, his wife, oftbe
County of Macoupin and State of Illinois, for and in consideration of the sum of $750.00 in hand paid, CONVEY and WARRANT to the Brighton Cemetery Association of Brighton, of Macoupin County, State of Illinois the following described real-estate, to-wit: --------------------------. Also to erect a lawful fence from the SE. corner of Lot #47; thence South 5 chains and 30 links; thence East 40 feet. Also to plat and record as a public highway, to wit:
Commencing at the South end of Cross Street and continuing the same 5 chains and 30 links South; situated in the County ofMacoupin, in the State of illinois, hereby releasing and waiving all rights under and by virtue of the Homestead Exemption Laws of the State. (This deed is dated September 2, 1881 and was filed for record in the
office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on September 8, 1881 in Book CW, at page 336.)

In November, 1881, Michael Brown, Quit Claim to land for a right-of-way and all his interest in the  Brighton Cemetery. The deed conveying titles reads as follows: THE GRANTORS: Michael Brown and Margaret, his wife, of the town of Brighton, County of Macoupin and State ofIllinois for and in consideration oftbe sum of
$1.00 QUIT CLAIM to the Brighton Cemetery Association all interest in the following described real-estate, to-wit:

The right-of-way 24 feet wide commencing at or near the SE. corner of land now owned and occupied by Henry Boulter and running on the Best ground to intersect a carriage-way now running into said Brighton Cemetery and also the right-of-way to connect said carriage-way with the carriage-way 16 feet wide on the East side of said
cemetery together with my interest in said cemetery as platted and recorded. Except lots numbered 8 and 9 of Block #1 and lots numbered 1 and 2 of Block #2. (This deed is dated November 1, 1881 and is in the hands of the cemetery association and has not been recorded. This deed was copied from their records.)

Shortly after the association was formed, the Brighton Cemetery was swept by a large fire, which destroyed all the trees and bushes that had been so newly and well landscaped. Sparks from a train of the C. B. & O. Railroad which runs through the East corner of the cemetery, was to blame for the fire. A damage suit was filed against the railroad, the results of which have not been disclosed. Much time and labor was spent in replacing trees, shrubs and flower beds.

In 1883, the "New Addition" to the Brighton Cemetery was surveyed and laid out in lots. The certification of the survey reads as follows:

State of Illinois
Macoupin County

I hereby certify that the plat accurately represents a "New Addition" to the Brighton Cemetery as surveyed and platted by me. Sizes of lots, width of streets, avenues and alleys are shown on the plat in feet and inches.
Blocks shown by letters, lots in blocks in progressive numbers, a piece of 3 inch sewer pipe two feet long is firmly set vertically in the ground so that the top shall be even with the surface, at numerous corners notable at each of the 4 following comers, to wit: --------------------.
Signed: O. A. Chase, Surveyor. (This map of the "New Addition
and the certification of the survey is dated May 8, 1883 and was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on July 11, 1885 in the large Platt Book "A" ofland plats at pate 26.)

The Southern Addition to the Brighton Cemetery was surveyed by the Morse Warren Engineering Company in 1910 and the survey reads as follows: --------------------------.

(The above certification of the survey and a map of the addition is dated June 27, 1910 and was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on July 20, 1910 in the large Platt Book "A" at page 35.)

In July, 1910, the "Southern Addition" was added to the Brighton Cemetery. The deed conveying the title to the land reads as follows: THE GRANTORS: Mary Frances Brown and M. Spencer Brown, her husband, of the village of Brighton in the County of Macoupin and State of Illinois for and in consideration of the sum of $459.00 in
hand paid, CONVEY and WARRANT to the Brighton Cemetery Association, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Illinois, of the village of Brighton, County of Macoupin and State of Illinois the following described real-estate, to-wit: -------------------------------.(This deed is dated July 16, 1910 and was filed for record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois in Volume 249 of Miscellaneous Records at page 128 on July 20, 1910.)

In 1921, the heirs of M. Spencer Brown made an addition to the Brighton Cemetery, the description of which reads as follows: THE GRANTORS: Mary Frances Brown, a widow, Leila B. Fritchie, a widow, Spencer Gilson Brown, deceased, late of the village of Brighton in the County of Macoupin and State of Illinois, for and in consideration of $1.00 in hand paid, CONVEYS and WARRANTS to the Brighton Cemetery Association of the village of Brighton, County of Macoupin, State of Illinois the following described real-estate, to-wit: _
As part consideration herein it is expressly made a covenant of this deed that the grantee covenants and agrees to erect and maintain the fence along the entire length of the West side of the tract herein conveyed. (This deed is dated April 26, 1921 and was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on April 30, 1921 in Volume 310 of Miscellaneous Records at page 329.)

In 1924, the heirs of M. Spencer Brown made another addition to the Brighton Cemetery and this addition is known as the "Oakland Addition". The deed for the purchase of this land reads as follows: THE GRANTORS:
Mary Frances Brown a widow, leila B. Fritchie, a widow, of the village of Brighton, County of Macoupin and State of Illinois and Spencer Gilson Brown and Nellie M. Brown, his wife, of the city of Alton, County of Madison and State of Illinois, for and in consideration of the sum of $459.00 in hand paid, CONVEY and WARRANT to the Brighton Cemetery Association, of the village of Brighton, County of Macoupin and State of Illinois the following described real-estate, to-wit: -----------------------. The grantors herein are all the heirs at law of M. Spencer Brown, deceased who with Mary Frances Brown, his wife, held the record title to the land herein conveyed. (This deed is dated February 19, 1924 and was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, illinois on October 18, 1937 in Volume 383 of Miscellaneous Records, at page 62.)

In 1937, the "Oakland Addition" was surveyed and laid out in lots and walkways. The certification of the survey reads as follows: --------------------. (The map and certification of survey of the Oakland Addition to Brighton Cemetery is dated November 1937 and was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on January 10, 1938 in Plat Book "E" of Land Platts at page 45.)

In 1938, an addition was made to the Brighton Cemetery. This latest addition is the seventh addition to be made to the Brighton Cemetery. The deed transferring the title to the land reads as follows: THE GRANTORS: Leila B. Fritchie, a widow, of the village of Brighton, County of Macoupin and Spencer Gilson Brown and Nellie
M. Brown, his wife, of the city of Alton, County of Madison and State of Illinois for and in consideration of the sum of $1.00 in hand paid, CONVEY and WARRANT to the Brighton Cemetery Association of the village of Brighton,
County of Macoupin, State of Illinois the following described real-estate to-wit: ------------------------------. It is expressly agreed by and between the parties hereto that the Brighton Cemetery Association shall forever maintain all fences surrounding the real estate herein. (This deed is dated April 22, 1938 and was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Macoupin County, Illinois on April 25, 1938 in Volume 383 of Miscellaneous Records at page 240.)

The present trustees and members of the board of the Brighton Cemetery Association are as follows.

Victor W. Schroeder, President; Emil C. Franz, Vice-President; Fred Simmons - Secretary; Harold G. Bott- Treasurer; E. T. Knehnel - Trustee; E. A. Wells - Trustee; Rollie G. lee - Trustee.

The Brighton Cemetery Association have a trust fund with sufficient funds to pay a sexton the year round to care for the cemetery. 110 lots in this cemetery have perpetual care and about the same number are paid for by individuals. The old part of the cemetery is not cared for by the sexton and is in need of attention. lots in this
cemetery can be bought with or without perpetual care.

History

Michael Brown was one of the first settlers of Brighton Township. He was born in Champaign County, Ohio in 1810. When he was seven years old, the family moved to Alton, Illinois. There he attended his first school.
It was a little log building which stood about 1/2 mile from his father's house. The rough floor was made of split timber; the door of clap boards and a log which was conveniently left out along the side of the building answered the purpose of a window. There was no fire-place, as the school was only kept during the summer months and then only at irregular intervals.

In May, 1828, just before his eighteenth birthday, Mr. Brown started for the land mines at Galena. He formed a partnership with Enoch Long and they bought an interest in the Mineral Point Mining Company and built the first shanty ever erected at Mineral Point. This interprise proved successful although the low cost of land
prevented large profits. On Christmas Day, 1829 Mr. Brown reached Alton and spent two months at school. In 1830, Mr. Brown came to Macoupin County and settled in Brighton. There in partnership witb his brother, James Brown, he entered 80 acres of land in the East 1/4 of the NW. 1/4 of Section 19. This entry was made in his brother's name. This land was partly timber and partly a prairie.

In 1836, Michael Brown married Miss Sarah B. Peter. There were seven children born to this union. Mrs. Brown died in 1851. In 1853, his second marriage took place, at which time he married Mrs. Margaret A. Summer, and two children born to them.

Mr. Brown began his life without any capital except his good health, industrious habits and determination to succeed in the world. He put the land of which he was owner, under cultivation as rapidly as possible and his activity, energy and ability to undergo exposure and perform a great deal of work have been the chief instrument of his success in life. He became the owner of 550 acres of land, part of which was in McLean and Madison Counties.

It may be said of Mr. Brown, that an ambition to accumulate money was never a trait of his character. He desired a comfortable amount with which to keep himself and his family comfortable but he did not wish to become rich for the mere sake of money. He had natural ability and business intelligence and devoted his energies to that
purpose. He might have become one of the wealthiest men of the community. His expenditures had been liberal in all directions. He raised a large family of children and provided for them liberally, having divided among them about $7000.00. He was one of the founders and contributed to the erection of the Brighton Methodist Church of
which he was the first Class Leader. He had contributed to the building of all the churches in Brighton with the exception of the Baptist Church which was being erected at the time when all his money was taken up in erecting the Methodist Church. He donated money for the erection of the Catholic Church. He believed there were good people among the Catholics as well as others and that they should have a house of worship. He was always an earnest supporter of free schools and all educational enterprises. Even before he was married, he assisted to carry on the subscription schools of the neighborhood. The proposition of building a school-house at Brighton was at first defeated at four successive elections, when finally the friends of a school determined to accomplish their objects by private subscriptions. A joint stock company was formed to which Mr. Brown subscribed three different times and the much needed building was erected. By a change in law, however which authorized school directors to purchase property, the building was finally sold to the school district. Mr. Brown contributed to public enterprises, such as the Rockford and Rock Island Railroad to which he subscribed $1500.00 and also the Park Hotel Company. During the Civil War, he contributed $350.00 annually to the Sanitary Commission and other objects growing out of the war.

Of his personal traits of character one can speak with fullest freedom, knowing well that no man stands higher in the community, nor was anyone more deserving of commendation, whose influence and energy had been thrown on the side of religion, morality and virtue. He had given his means and his influence to the betterment of
the community and it can be said that Macoupin County possessed few citizens whose lives have been more creditable to themselves or more useful to their fellowmen. For four years he held the office of Justice of peace and was the second Treasurer of Brighton Township, which office he held for twenty-seven consecutive years. He was a
captain of a Militia Company during the war and a member of the Union League. In politics he was a Whig and upon the disruption of that party he became a Republican. Later he took an independent and conservative stand in politics.

The Brighton Cemetery is a very neat cemetery. There are only a few of the lots that are not taken care of.
The driveways are in good condition and are surfaced with shale. In the center of the cemetery is a large circle where the Memorial Day services are held each year. In the center of the circle is a large flower bed. Every year the Legion grows poppies and tulips in the flower bed for Decoration Day. The cemetery ground slopes to the south and east giving it a good drain. A good wire fence encloses this burial grounds with a large iron gate on the southwest corner of the cemetery. On either side of the gate are two large brick posts with an arch. The citizens of Brighton donated the gate to the cemetery association and the names of the donors are engraved on metal plates on the two posts at the gateway. Their names are as follows:

In Memory of the Following Families

Albro         Howell         Chase         Schroeder
Bentley     Hunt         Franz         Gilham
Brown         Merrill     Haag         Griggs
Buther         Stall         Hillard     Cerandall
Dimond         Amass         Lanck         Yauncey
Gilson         Blodgett     Oertel         Pelham
Heidemann     Bohn         Robings

The flower bed was also donated by the citizens of Brighton, namely
Hanter   
Keas   
Certley
Gillham
Farrell
Sarius
Ziegenbein
Storry
Myers
Maxeiner

One of the outstanding monuments in the Brighton Cemetery which is rarely seen is entirely of metal.
There are two metal plates on the monument which bear the following inscription.

Harriet F. Howell
Wife of Joseph Howell
Born Chesterfield Mass. in the year 1827
Died January 6, 1910
Weep not for her, she is not dead but asleepeth

The graves of H. b. Farris, Chris L. Lehr, Adolph Schneeberg and Darwin Wales do not have any markers.

The oldest grave that we can locate in the Brighton Cemetery is that of Johnathon Brown who died on July 1, 1836.

D. P. - Dec. 22, 1830 (handwritten at bottom of page)

There are 86 veterans buried in the Brighton Cemetery
* Have government markers

Editor's note: I found two typed lists of names. I named them List One and List Two. The two lists have many similar names, but some are missing from one list or the other. M.M.

Name: Andrews, Robt. S. Asbury Co. D 132 Ill. Inf
(Note: "Asbury" is handwritten in next to Robt.'s name. I assume this indicates he is buried in Asbury Cemetery. There is no work sheet for him.)

Name: Ash, Dr. John Civil War; Surg.; Co. Ill.; Died 1/31/1903; Lot No. 17 Block H
Name: Ash, Dr. John
Field Check: Grave No. 12 Lot No. 17 Block No. H; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Nov. 27,1867 :2-2-1903
Cemetery Record Data: Buried Feb. 2, 1903
Death Certificate Data: Died 1/31/1903 at Brighton; Cause Neurites & Rheumatism; Born at Penn
Service Record: Civil War; Surg.; Co. Ill

Name: Bach, Chas H. Died 8/18/1887
Name: Bach, Chas. H.
Field Check: Grave No.3 Lot No. 37 Block No. B; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Born 1/8/1821 Died Aug, 1887
Death Certificate Data: Died 8/18/1887
Notes: Marker very hard to read.

Bandrige, Robert Co. F 144 Ill. Inf.
(Handwritten beside his name - cannot find)
Name: Bandrige, Robert
Service Record: Co. F. 144 Ill. Inf.
Name:
Notes: No Bandrige buried here in this cemetery. Sexton said it may be Dandrige as on sheet No. 10

*Name: Barber, J. H. Civil War; Pvt. Co. D 122 Ill. Inf.; Lot 6 Block 6
Name: Barber, J. H.
Field Check; Grave 4 Lot 6 Block 6; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. D. 122 Ill. Inf.
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. D. 122nd Ill. Inf.

Name: Bauer, Henry 2 Ill. Cav Died 7/18/1902 (as is on List 1; List 2 has 7/18/1912)
Name: Bauer, Henry
Field Check: Grave No.3 Lot No. 41 Block No. N; Upright marker
Information on Marker: 2/4/1835 -7/18/1912
Death Certificate Data: Died 7/18/1912
Service Record: Civil War; 2nd Ill. Cal.

Name: Bell, J. White Civil War; Died 1/12/1899; List 2 - Grave 3 Lot 2 Block 2 (on list 1 - Lot 5
Block 2)
Name: Bell, J. White
Field Check: Grave 3 Lot No.2 Block No.3; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Jeremiah Bell May 16, 1806 Jan. 12, 1899
Death Certificate Data: Died: 1/12/1899
Service Record: Civil war

Name: Berry, Wallice W. Civil War; Co. F 14 Ill. Inf.; Died 11/14/1861; List 1 - Lot 20 Block 2
Grave 1
(List 2 - Grave 1 Lot 8 Block 2)
Name: Berry, Wallice W.
Field Check: Grave No. 1 Lot No.8 Block No.. 2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. F. 14th Regt. Ill. Vols. who died in St. Louis Nov. 14, 1861; 19 years of age
Date of Death: Died 11/14/1861
Service Record: Co. F. 14 Ill. Inf.

*Name: Bohn, John W. Civil War; Pvt. Co. K 144 Ill. Inf.; Died 1/17/1926; Grave 4 Lot 20 Block C
Name: Bohn, John W.
Field Check: Grave No.4 Lot No. 20 Block No. C: Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. K. 144 Ill. lnf.
Death Certificate Data: Died 1/17/1926
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. K. 144th Ill. Tnf.

Name: Boulter, John Died 11/10/1868; Grave 3 Lot 2 Block C
Name: Boulter, John
Field Check: Grave No.3 Lot No.4 Block No. C
Information on Marker: Born 2/11/1827, Died 1/28/1857 (as is)
Death Certificate Data: Died 11/10/1868; Born 2/11/1827

Name: Brighton, Chas F. (cannot find) On List No.1 - Not found on List 2
Name: Brighton, Chas. F.
Service Record: Co. F. 27 Ill. Inf.
Notes: Can not locate

*Name: Brown, George A. Civil War; Pvt. Co. E 133 Ill.Inf.; Died 10/26/1922; Grave 10 Lot
3 Block 2
Name: Brown, George A.
Field Check: Grave No. 10 Lot No.3 Block No.2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: George A. Brown; Corp. Co. E. 133 Ill. Inf.
Death Certificate Data: Died 10/26/1922
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. E. 133rd Ill. Inf.

*Name: Brown, George W. Civil War; Corp. Co. E 133 Ill. Inf; Grave 4 Lot 3 Block 2
Name: Brown, Geo. W.
Field Check: Grave No.4 Lot No. 3 Block No.2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: George W. Brown Corp. Co. E 133 Ill. Inf.
Service Record: Civil War; Corp. Co. E 133 Ill.Inf.

Name: Brown, James M. Civil War; Pvt. Co. D; 122 Ill. Inf.; Died 3/3/1893; Grave 3 Lot 3 Block 2
Name: Brown, James M.
Field Check: Grave 3 Lot No.3 Block No.2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: James McKendree Brown; Sept. 26/1838 - March 3/1893
Death Certificate Data: Died 3/3/1893 Born 9/26/1838
Service Record: Civil War; pvt. Co. D. 122nd. Ill. Inf.

Name: Brown, M. Spencer Civil War; Pvt. Co. D 122 Ill. Inf.; Died 3/11/1918; Grave 2 Lot 7
Block 3
Name: Brown, M. Spencer
Field Check: Grave No.2 Lot No.7 Block No.3; Upright marker
lnformation on Marker: M. Spencer Brown; Mar. 20/1841 Mar. 11/1918
Death Certificate Data: Died 3/11/1918 Born 3/20/1841
Service Record: Civil war; Pvt. Co. D. 122nd. Ill. Inf.

*Name: Brown, Wesley Civil War; Pvt, Co. F 27 Ill. Inf.; Died 8/28/1880; Grave 2 Lot 1 Block 2
Name: Brown, Wesley
Field Check: Grave No.2 Lot No. I Block No.2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. F 27 Ill. Inf.
Death Certificate Data: Died 8/28/1880
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. F. 27th Ill. Inf.

*Name: Burden, Chas. Civil War; Pvt. Co. F 27 Ill. Inf.; Grave 2 Lot 1 Block 2
Name: Burden, Chas.
Field Check: Grave 2 Lot No.1 Block No.2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. F 27 Ill. Inf.
Service Record: Civil War; pvt. Co. F. 27th Ill. Inf.

Name: Camp, John; Asbury Cemetery; 144 Ill. Inf. Found on List one only.
No work sheet

*Name; Cariton, Nelson; Civil War; Co. G 144 Ill. Inf; Grave 1 Lot 3 Block 4
Name on List One is listed as Carlton, Nelson. Note states it's the same person as Nelson Cariton.
Name: Carlton, Nelson
Field Check: Grave No. 1 Lot No.3 Block No. 4 Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. G. 144 Ill. Inf.
Service Record: Co. G. 144 III. Inf

Name: Chambers, Frank; Found on List One only. Note states "Cannot find".
Name: Chambers, Frank

*Name: Clark, H. C; Civil War; Sgt. Co. E 133 Ill. Cav; Died 1899; Grave 3 Lot 19 Block H
Name: Clark, H. C; (There is also a work sheet for a James Clark. List One states James Clark & H. C.
Clark are the same person).
Field Check: Grave No.3 Lot No. 19 Block No. H Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. E. 133 Ill. Inf.
Death Certificate Data: Died 1899
Service Record: Sgt. Co. E. 133 Ill, Cav.; Civil War

*Name: Coleman, Fritz; Civil War; Pvt. Co. B 144 Ill. Inf; Grave 1 Lot 12 Block 5
Name: Coleman, Fritz
Field Check: Grave No.1 Lot No. 12 Block No. 5 Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. B. 144 Ill. Inf.
Service Record: Civil War

Name: Converse, Nelson; Co. G 144 Ill. Inf. Found on List One only.
No Work sheet found

*Name: Craig, Solomon; Civil War; Pvt. Co. A 144 Ill. Inf Died 12/21/1864; Grave 2 Lot 1 Block 6
Name: Craig, Solomon
Field Check: Grave No.2 Lot No. 1 Block No.6 Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. A 144 Ill. Inf.
Death Certificate Data: Died 12/21/1864
Service Record: Pvt. Co. A. 144th Ill. Inf. Civil War
There were no work sheets for surnames beginning with the letters D, E, F, G, H, J, K & L.

Name: Dam, Edw. T; Civil War; Pvt. Co. F 47 Indiana Inf; Died 11/23/1899; Grove 2 Lot 6 Block 4
No work sheet found. List One has death date as 11/3/1899

"Name: Dandridge, Chas. F; Civil War; Corp. Co. F 27 Ill. Inf; Grave 3 Lot 4 Block G
No work sheet found.

Name: Davison, Samuel T; Civil War; Pvt. Co. B 6 Iowa Cav; Died 11/2811891; Grave 1 Lot 2 Block 9
No work sheet found. List One has the spelling of the surname as "Davidson"

*Name: Eberman, Wm. A; Civil War; Pvt. Co. H 133 Ill. lnf; Died 1/27/1878; Grave 2 Lot 19 Block 2
No work sheet found. List One has his Regiment listed as 135 Inf.

Name: Eldridge, Anthony Rev; War of 1812; Capt. Died 12/30/1888; Grave 1 Lot 3 Block 5; No Marker
No work sheet found. List One lists Regiment as "Reg".

Name: Farris, H.B; Civil War; 97 Ill. Inf; Died 1914; Grave 4 Lot 12 Block 5 No Marker
No work sheet found.

*Name: Fields, James; Civil War; Pvt. Co. F 27 Ill. Inf; Grave 3 Lot I Block 2
No work sheet found.

Name: Finch, George E; Civil War; Pvt. Co. D 122 IIl. Vol; Died 12/3/1862; Grave 1 Lot 21 Block 2
Name: Finch, George E
Field Check: Grave No.1 Lot No. 21 Block No. 2 Upright marker
Information on marker: Co. D. 122 Ill Vol; Killed Dec. 31,1862; 23 yrs. 6 ms. 10 days
Death Certificate Data: Died 12/3/1862
Service Record: Pvt. Co. D. 122 IIl. Vol. Civil War

Name: Flannigan, C. J; Civil War; Capt; Co. H. 35 Iowa Vol; Died 4/27/1907 Grave 2 Lot 5 Block G
No work sheet found.

Name: Gerdes, John Civil War Died 6/8/1910; Grave 4 Lot 3 Block K
No work sheet found.

Name: Gibbs, Wm. Regiment N.Y.} Listed on List "1" only
Name: Gibbs, M. } Same Listed on List" 1" only
No work sheet found

Name: Gibbs, Micajah Civil War; Pvt. Co. H; 142 N.Y. Inf. Grave 6 Lot 259 Block G. On list "2". Probably
same as M. Gibbs on List" 1"
No work sheet found

Name: Gifford, Henry V; Civil War; Pvt. 144 Ill. Inf. (This veteran is listed on List One only)
Name: Gifford, Henry V.
Service Record: Pvt; 144 Ill. Inf. Civil War
Notes: Can not locate, no one knows a Henry Gifford buried here.

Name: Gerdes, John; Civil War; Pvt; Died 6/8/1910; Grave 4 Lot 3 Block K
No work sheet found

*Name: Hackney, Wm. War of 1812; Pvt. Died 11/9/1875; Grave 1 Lot 3 Block 6
No work sheet found

Name: Hamilton, Alexander Civil War; 144 Ill. Inf; Died 9/12/1884; Grave 1 Lot 7 Block 1
No work sheet found

*Name: Hart, Alvin Civil War; Co. C 2 Ill. Cav; Died 6/1/1884; Grave 1 Lot 13 Block E
No work sheet found, but on List" l" he is listed as Alvin S. Hart

Name: Hartman, Friedericke Civil War; Pvt. Co. K 144 Ill. Inf; Died 8/30/1879; Grave 2 Lot 12 Block I
No work sheet found, but on list "I" he is listed as F. L. Hartman and listed as being in Lot 1 Block 2

*Name: Hathaway, Benj. C. Civil War; Pvt. 4 Ver. Vol. Inf, Died 11/29/1907; Grave 2 Lot 15 Block G
No work sheet found

Name: Hawk, Cornelius Civil War; Pvt. Co. F 35 Iowa Inf; Died 1895; Grave 3 Lot 2 Block 10
No work sheet found

*Name: Holloway, J. M. Civil War; Corp. Co. I 144 Ill. Inf, Grave 4 Lot 30 Block B
No work sheet found

*Name: Jacoby, Peter Civil War; Co. E 133 Ill. Inf; Died 8/17/1911; Grave 1 Lot 23 Block C
No work sheet found, but on List" I" he is listed as baving been in Co. G

Name: Johnston, James R. Corp. Co. F 27 Ill. Inf. (Handwrite note states "cannot flnd". Found on List
"1".

Name: Johnston, James R.
Service Record: Corp. Co. F. 27 Ill. Inf.
Note: No Johnston buried in this cemetery

Name: Kulenkamp, Henry J. Civil War; Pvt. Co. I 144 Ill. Inf; Died 1881; Grave 5 Lot 3 Block 1
No work sheet found

Name: Lansche, Dessie M. World War; Nurse; Co. I Army Nurse Corps; Died 10/26/1918; Grave 1
Lot 44 Block G

On List" 1" he is listed as being in Section S

*Name: Lash, George W. Civil War: Corp. Co. E 133 Ill. Inf; Died 7/18/1902; Grave 2 Lot 44
Block G
No work sheet found

Name: Lauck, George P. Civil War: Pvt. Co. D 27 Ill. Inf; Died 6/20/1907; Grave 4 Lot 8 Block K
On List "1" be is listed in "Co. D"
No work sheet found

Name: Lehr, Chris L. Civil War; Pvt. Co. F 27 Ill. Inf. Grave 5 Lot 6 No H Marker
Field Check: Grave No.5 Lot No.6 Block No. H; No Marker
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. F. 27thIll, Inf.

Name: Loveland, Rev. L. War of 1812; Pvt. Died 4/2611868 Grave 4 Lot 5 Block H
Name: Loveland, Rev. L.
Field Check" Grave No. 4 Lot No. 5 Block No. H; Upright Marker
Information on Marker: Rev. Leonard Loveland; May 23, 1793 April 26, 1868
Death Certificate Data: Died 4.26/1868
Service Record: War of 1812

Name: Martin, J. R. P. Civil War: Rank-Adjt. Co. F 27 Ill. Inf. Grave 4 Lot 3
Block G
Name: Martin, J. R. P.
Field Check: Grave No.4 Lot No.3 Block No. G; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Adjt. 27 Ill. Inf.
Service Record: Civil War: Pvt. Co. F. 27th Ill. Inf.

Name: Maxiener, Walter World War; Pvt. 9 Ill. Inf. Died 1918; Grave 2 Lot 28 Block G
(On List "1" name is spelled "Maximer" and death date is 1917)
Name: Maxeiner (as is), Walter
Field Check: Grave No.2 Lot No. 28 Block No. O; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Died 1918
Cemetery Record Data: Grave No.2
Death Certificate Data: Died 1918
Service Record: World War Pvt, 9th Ill. Inf.

*Montgomery, Samuel Civil War; Pvt. Co. A 15 Ill. Inf. Grave 2 Lot 7 Block 9
(On List" 1" he is listed as Samuel R. Montgomery)
Name: Montgomery, Samuel
Field Check: Grave No. 2 Lot No. 7 Block No. 9; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. E 15th Ill, Inf.
Service Record: Civil War Co. A 15 Ill. Inf.

Mead, Alonzo (On List "1" only) Civil War Co. C 170 Vol. Inf.
(Handwritten notes states" Alonzo Mead buried at Bunker Hill Cemetery"

*Name: Moore, D. E. Civil War; Pvt. Co. G 66 Ill. Inf. Grave 2 Lot 3 Block 9
Name: Moore, D. E.
Field Check: Grave No.2 Lot No. 3 Block No. 9; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. G. 66 Ill, Inf.
Service Record: Civil War Pvt. Co. G 66th Ill. Tnf.

*Name: Morgan, James P. Civil War: Pvt. Co. F 76 Ohio Inf Grave 2 Lot 10 Block 5
Name: Morgan, James P.
Field Check: Grave No.2 Lot No. 10 Block No.5; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. F 76 Ohio Inf.
Service Record: Civil War Co. F 76th Ohio Inf.

*Name: Nagle, A. W. Civil War; Pvt. Co. A 119 Ill Inf. Grave 6 Lot 16 Block G
Name: Nagle, A. W.
Field Check: Grave No.6 Lot No. 16 Block No. G; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. A 119 Ill. Inf.
Service Record: Civil War 119 Ill. Inf.

*Name: Newford, Phillip Civil War; TSgt. Co. I 1st Ore. Cav. Grave 6 Lot 16 Block C
Handwritten note on List "1" says "ofset N side" Rank is 1st Sgt.
Name: Newford, Phillip
Field Check: Lot No. 16 Block No. C; Upright Marker
Information on Marker: Co. C (as is) 1st Ore. Cal
Service Record: Civil War lst. Sarg. Co. C 1st Ore. Cal.
Name: Palmer, James W. Co. D 122 Ill. Inf. On List 1 only. Note states "cannot find"
Name: Palmer, James W.
Service Record: Co. D. 122 Ill. Inf.
Note: Can not locate, Sexton said no one buried here by that name, as far as he knows,

Name: Pendur, James B. Co. D 122 Ill. Inf. On List 1 only. Note states "cannot find"
Name: Pendur, James W.
Notes: Can not locate. Sexton said he knows no one buried here by that name. Found on List 1 only.

Name: Peters, Henry W. Civil War; Pvt.; Co. D 122 Reg. Ill. Vol; Died 10/1/1865; Grave 3 Lot 21 Block 2
Name: Peters W.H (on List 1 only, but states "same as Henry W.)
Name: Peters, Henry W.
Field Check: Grave No.3 Lot No. 21 B10ck No.2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Late member of Co. D. 122nd Re. Ill. Vol. Inf. Died Oct 1, 1865 More information
but unable to read.
Death Certificate Data: Died 10/1/1865
Service Record: Co. D. 122 Ill. Inf.

Name: Peters, Samuel W. Civil War; Pvt. Co. D 122 Ill. Inf.; Died 12/31/1862; Grave 2 Lot 21 Block 2
Name: Peters, Samuel W.
Field Check.: Grave No.2 Lot No. 21 Block No.2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. D. 122 Blg. Ill. Vol; Killed at Parkers Crossroads, Tenn. Dec. 31, 1862
Death Certificate Data: Died 12/31/1862
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. D 122nd Ill. Inf.

Name: Pinchard, Amos BH War; Pvt. Died 3/30/1848; Grave 7 Lot 5 Block 2
Name: Pinckard, Amos
Field Check: Grave No.7 Lot No. 5 Block No. 2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Amos G. Son of Rev. N. and M. Pinckard; Born 2/10/1824. Died 3/30.1848 in his 25
year
Death Certificate Data: Died 3/30/1848 Born 2/10/1824
Service Record: Black Hawk
Inspection of burial plot: Grave in poor condition

*Name: Pinchard, Chas. H. Civil War; Pvt.; Co. F 133 Ill. Inf; 12/8/184; Grave 6 Lot 5 Block 2
Name: Pinckard, Chas, H.
Field Check: Grave No. 6 Lot No. 5 Block No. 2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. F 133 Ill.Inf.
Death Certificate Data: Died 12/8/1874
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. E 133rd. Ill. Inf.

Name: Pinchard, James B Civil War; Pvt. Co. D 122 ill. Inf.; Died 12/12/1905; Grave 2 Lot 5 Block 2
Name: Pinckard, James B.
Field Check: Grave No. 2 Lot No. 5 Block No. 2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: August l5, 1842, Dec. 12, 1905
Death Certificate Data: Died 12/12/1905 Born August 15, 1840
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. D. 122nd. Ill. Inf.

*Name: Rettinghaus, Harry M World War; Pvt. Co. M 354 Infantry; Died 9/5/1935; Grave 1 Lot 10 Block 0
Name: Rettinghaus, Harry M.
Field Check: Grave No. 1 Lot No. 10 Block 0; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Pvt. 137 Inf. 35 Div, Missouri
Cemetery Record Data: Buried: Sept 8, 1935
Death Certificate Data: Died 9/5/1935 at Brighton, Ill.; Cause was Asthma caused from being gassed in
World War. Born Jan. 3, 1894 at Giles (?) Mo.; Next of Kin - Bessie Rettinghaus
Service Record: World War; Pvt. Co. M. 354 Inf.
Notes: Copied off Death Certificate: Pvt. Army Infantry, unassigned served with Co. M 354 Inf. then 35th
Div, then Blois Casual Co. 329. War Record - Enlisted October 4, 1917.
Discharged Jan 28, 1919.

Name: Rice, D. A. On List 1 only. Note states "D. A. Rice and David G. Rice are the same"
*Name: Rice, David G. Civil War; Pvt.; Co. A 144 Ill. Inf.; Died 1/1/1901; Grave 1 Lot 3 Block 2
Name: Rice, David G.
Field Check: Grave No. 1 Lot No. 3 Block No. 2; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Co. A. 144 Ill. Inf.
Death Certificate Data: Died 1/1/1901
Service Record: Co. D. 144 Ill. Inf.

Name: Richer, Samuel Note states "haven't found." On List 1 only.
Name: Rieber, Samuel
Death Certificate Data: Died 12/28/1926
Service Record: Co. G. 97 Ill. Inf
Notes: Can not locate

Name: Robings, Ambrose Civil War, Pvt.; Co. D 122 Ill. Inf.; Died 1/3/1907; Grave 4 Lot 4 Block 9
Name: Robings, Ambrose
Field Check: Grave No.4 Lot No. 4 Block No. 9; Upright marker
lnformation on Marker: 1838- 1907
Death Certificate Data: Died 1/3/1907
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. Co. D. 122nd Ill. Inf.

*Name: Robinson. George Civil War; Pvt. Hosp. Steward; 13 Reg. Ill. Inf. Grave 2 Lot 3 Block 5
Name: Robinson, George
Field Check: Grave No. 2 Lot No. 3 Block No. 5; Upright marker
Information on Marker: Hosp. Steward 13th Reg. Ill. Inf.
Service Record: Civil War; Pvt. 133 Reg. 1

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