Bane Cemetery, Jacksonville-Markham Township
Cemetery transcription by members of the Jacksonville Area Genealogical and Historical Society
This is the same burial site as that listed on page one of "A Guide To Cemeteries of Morgan County, Illinois, Volume One" as Baines Cemetery. No visible evidence of Bane/Baines Cemetery can be found, but its location was apparently adjacent to, and north of Richardson Cemetery, separated only by a fence. The Bane/Baines Cemetery was west of Jacksonville, in Section 28 of Township 15 N Range 11 W. The Bane family grave markers reportedly were made of wood. After their removal they were placed against a nearby building and have long since disappeared. The site of Bane Cemetery is now under cultivation. Richardson Cemetery, on the south side of the fence, is in a good state of preservation. Depending on the height of the surrounding crops, Richardson Cemetery may be seen from nearby U.S. highway 36-54. The compilers of this volume are indebted to Mrs. Lee V. (Janice) Fox of St. Louis, Missouri, for the following information.
Words in brackets [ ] or parenthesis ( )are not on stone.
|Name||Birth||Death||Other or Notes||Veteran?||Donated By||Obit?|
|Bane, George||16 Jan 1853||(He was a son of Jesse and Christianna Bane.
Jesse served in the militia during the Revolutionary
War. The family's history can be traced back to
New Castle, Delaware, in the 1600s. George,
buried here, married Mary (Jordan) Lindly and
they came to Morgan County between 1847 and
1850. Their youngest child, Winfield Scott Bane,
was born in Pennsylvania, in 1847. They also
became parents of Ann, Rhoda and George.
Both parents had married before and each had
children by their previous marriages. George's
children by his first marriage were Eliza, John C.,
Lemuel, Clarrisa, Maria, Ruth, Christianna B.,
Cephas and Rachel. George inherited his father's
farm in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1842.
George stipulated in his will filed in Morgan
County, Illinois, that his wife was to set
aside ¼ acre for a graveyard, and it is believed
that this is the site she chose.)
|Bane, Mary (Jordan) Lindly||1905||2 Jan 1873||Wife of George Bane
(It is possible that Mary was not buried
in Bane Cemetery, but a short biography
will be used here. She was born in 1805
near Burnsville, Washington County,
Pennsylvania. She was a daughter of
William and Mary (Carroll) Jordan
who emigrated from Carrollton, Maryland
about 1779 and settled in West Finley
Township (what state?). She married
William I. Lindly, at age 17, in Washington
County, Pennsylvania on May 10, 1822.
Mary became the mother of six children
before she was widowed at age 29 in 1834.
Her first child by her second marriage was
born in 1839. Children of Mary and her
second husband, George Bane, were
Ann (Bane) Williams, Rhoda Bane,
Winfield and George Jr., all of Corona,
California. Mary Bane died in Scott
County, Illinois, but her estate papers
are files in the Morgan County Court House.)
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