Morton Burying Ground, Jacksonville Township Morgan County Illinois



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Morton Burying Ground Cemetery
aka South Fork Mauvaisterre
Morgan County Illinois
Jacksonville Township T13N R8W 3rdPM
NW¼SW¼, Section 26

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Cemetery transcription by members of the Jacksonville Area Genealogical and Historical Society


* = No Stone Found
** = Soldier

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

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?

Butler, John J. Died ? Feb 18?? Age 7 Wks Son of J. J. & H. Butler

Hulett, Mary V. Died 30 Aug 18?? Age 29 Yr 2 Mo 27 Da Wife of James D. Hulett

Miner, Amie J. Died 23 July 1849 Age 11 Mo 5 Da Dau of B. G. & E. Miner

Morton, Andrew J. Died 22 Oct 1853 Age 20 Yr 8 Mo 8 Da

Morton, Martha 25 Apr 1824 - May 1824

Morton, Helen Died 18 Aug 1830 Age 6 Mo

Morton, Joseph Died 20 Oct 1832 Age 1 Yr 6 Mo 24 Da
(Above names were children of Joseph and Mary Morton. Stone is toppled.)

*Morton, Joseph Died 2 Mar 1881 Age 79 Yr 7 Mo 1 Da Born in Virginia (From Death Cert.)

Rector, Charles E. Died 7 Aug 1866 Age 3 Mo 24 Da Son of J. S. and M. J. Rector
The compilers saw this tombstone in the cemetery on 5 Dec 1970 and it is recorded in Volume One. However, in 1974 this tombstone was found about ½ mile west of Passavant Memorial Area Hospital, several miles from the cemetery. Taken to the Morgan County Jail, the tombstone was accidentally destroyed when it was crushed by a vehicle.

Rector, John W. Died 28 Oct 1862 Age 1 Yr Son of J. S. & M. J. Rector

Rector, Andrew J. Died 20 Aug 1858 Age 11 Mo 7 Da Son of J. S. & M. J. Rector

Rector, Amanda M. Died 5 Dec 1851 Age 6 Yr 2 Mo 9 Da Dau of J. S. & M. J. Rector

Rector, Thomas B. Died 12 Aug 1844 Age 4 Yr 3 Mo 28 Da Son of J. & M. Morton

Morton, Mary A. Died 13 July 1839 Age 2 Mo 6 Da Dau of J. & M. Morton

Morton, James D. Died 19 Nov 1846 Age 9 Mo 14 Da Son of J. & M. Morton

Walter Family Tombstone toppled, with inscription Father, Mother, Daughter

Footstone with inscription JDM




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