WPA - Holy Dormition Cemetery, Cahokia Township,Macoupin County IL



A Transcription of the WPA Record in Macoupin County Archives, Carlinville, Illinois
by Mary McKenzie, 2009
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).

BENLD GREEK ORTHODOX CEMETERY
VETERANS’
WPA PROJECT

Section 31
Cahokia Township, Macoupin County Illinois
Located at the south edge of Benld
on IL Rte 138 (South Eighth Street)

Tyrpak, Sam            W    Pvt.    Hq.    37 Inf                    3-26-1934
    Illinois Private 37 Inf.  Buried 3-26-1934.  Has upright marker.  Born 9-20-1891 in
    Austria.  Next of kin is Annie Tyrpak of Benld.  H.P. (?) as is 37 Inf.  World War
    Has gov’t marker.  Died 3-26-1934 from a gun shot wound.



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