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Cemeteries in Moultrie County, Illinois
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DORA TOWNSHIP
St. Isidores - North of Bethany.  Coming from Dalton City, heading south on Route 121, turn east (left) at the sign for St. Isidores chruch.  Cemetery adjacent to church.
 
EAST NELSON TOWNSHIP
French
Graham Chapel
Daugherty
Old Nelson
Ginn/Ellis (no stones)
Mason Point/Illinois Masonic Home
 
LOVINGTON TOWNSHIP
Cunningham - Located in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 29 Township 15 North Range 5 East of the Third Principal Meridian.  James Cunningham Sr. came from Clark County, Indiana and settled on the west side of S39 T15 R5E in 1830.  He died about 1856.  Zenas A. Prather, who is buried here was the son-in-law of James Cunningham.
 
Hewitt - This cemetery is located in a rural area and well cared for.  Go north out of Lovington on the Coal Mine Road.  Turn left at the first road and follow it around until you come to the cemetery.
 
Kellar - Located about a mile south of Lovington on Route 32.
 
Selby - Located in Section 10 of Lovington Township.  According to the history (written by Lora May Ray), "One of two stones remaining in the Selby Family Plat,. . . can be seen from the road in the winter time.  It is a little difficult to get to it in the summer.  You drive back about 1/2 mile in a field, crawl under an electric fence, thru a pasture, over a creek, and to underbruch poison ivy, fence, logs, and a steep slope. 
 
Snyder (no stones) - Located in Section 28.  According to the history (written by Mrs. Lora May Ray ) - "Route 32 through Lovington from the south - just around the curve, going straight west of Lovington to the last row of houses to the south.  Behind the last house, across the fence west is the location of the cemetery.  There are no headstones now and there has been none for a good many years."
 
Turner - Located about 3 miles north of Lovington on the Coal Mine Road.
 
Wright/Roland - Located back in a field south of Kellar Cemetery.
 
Unknown - Cemetery shown on 1875 plat book of Moultrie County on the line between Sections 9 & 10 in Lovington Twp.  No stones or other records of this cemetery.
 
Unknown
Unknown
 
LOWE TOWNSHIP
Otto
 
MARROWBONE TOWNSHIP
Marrowbone - Southeast corner of Bethany on Route 121.
 
Mitchell - East of Bethany.  Leaving Bethany on Main Street, cross Route 121 and continue east.  A couple of miles, the cemetery is on the left.
 
New Hope - Northwest of Bethany.  (Better directions coming soon).
 
Strain/Dedman - West of Bethany.  (Better driving directions soon).
 
Taylor/Hudson
 
Thompson/Cook
 
Todd's Point - Located in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Half of Section 9 of Marrowbone township.  Southwest of Bethany.  (Better driving directions coming soon!)
 
Walker - West of Bethany (better driving directions coming soon!)
 
Welborn Creek
 
Unknown
 
JONATHAN CREEK TOWNSHIP
Bolin/Bracken
 
Hagerman
 
Jonathan Creek - Located on the Cadwell road east of Sullivan, across the road from the Jonathan Creek Chruch
 
Seass - This cemetery is located in the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Half of Township 14 North, Range 6 East of Section 21. (located on the Cadwell road a couple miles north of the Jonathan Creek Church).
 
Otto Family Farm
 
SULLIVAN TOWNSHIP
Camfield - Southeast corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 10 Township 13 North, Range 5 East.  Go west out of Sullivan on Eden Street.  Take the road to the left right before the railroad tracks.  Turn on the second road to the right.  There cemetery is just off the road on the right.
 
Greenhill
 
Hostetter - Section 36 Township 13 North, Range 4-5 East.  In the timber on government land north of the village of Bruce.
 
Liberty
 
McDaniels - Formerly located just north of Bruce.  Relocated to Quigley Cemetery in Shelby County (at Wolf Creek State Park).
 
Monroe Family Farm
 
Moultrie County Memorial Park - Located between Sullivan and Bethany on Route 121.  This is a newer cemetery, and all grave markers are flat.
 
Oak Grove
 
Patterson
 
Pea/Hatifield - Northeast of Bethany.  (Better driving directions coming soon!)
 
Shiels/Hampton - This old cemetery is located on a country road just off the Route 121 between Sullivan and Bethany near Buxton's Garden Farm.  No recent burials in this cemetery.  The last burial was in 1952.
 
Souther - East of Bethany and north of Route 121.  Located in section 20 of Sullivan township.  (Better driving directions coming soon!)
 
Wright
 
Yarnell/Hampton
 
 
WHITLEY TOWNSHIP
Smyser
Branchside
Whitfield
Ellington at Essec (no stones)
Lynn Creek
Munson (Monson)/McCormick (no stones)
Waggoner Family
 
 
All cemeteries in this key with the notation "no stones" are today plowed fields.  In 1978, another burial ground was discovered in Lowe township in Section 1 when two stones were unearthed along the railroad right of way.  Both stone bare the name "Senteney", one named William, died 1833/34, aged 15, son of C? & L? Senteney; the other an infant.  In Section 35, Marrowbone township (listed as Unknown), it is believed there was located in an earlier day the first West Hudson settlement and a cemetery located there.  Should anyone have information about any of the above cemeteries, please contact us (go to our "contact us" page).
 
 
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