Mt. Zion Cemetery, Jacksonville-Markham Township Morgan County Illinois



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Mt. Zion Cemetery
Morgan County Illinois
Jacksonville-Markham Township T15N R11W 3rdPM
SE¼-NE¼ Section 9

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


This well kept cemetery is located six miles northwest of the public square in Jacksonville, and ¼ mile north of the highway between Jacksonville and Chapin. It is behind Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, which until about 1972 was Mt. Zion Methodist Church. Directly north of the cemetery is a man-made pond. Mt. Zion Cemetery is in the northeast quarter of Section 9 in Township 15 N Range 11 W.


* = No Stone Found
** = Soldier

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

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


AUSMUS, Henry Died 9 Mar 1874 Age 43 Yr 11 Mo 1 Da

Hannah A. Died 22 Apr 1871 Age 33 Yr 3 Mo Wife of Henry Ausmus

BEAVERS, Thomas H. Died 31 Dec 1885 Age 14 Da (From Death Certificate)

BICKFORD, Cynthia Died 20 Aug 1858 Age 29 Yr Dau of A. C. Bickford

BLUNT, Mary Olive 21 Aug 1859 - 1 Aug 1924

(A retired missionary. She was born at Bath, Ill., daughter of Robert C. and Mary J. Traylor Blunt, natives of Kentucky. No tombstone. She is buried in Mt. Zion Baptist Cemetery)

BRANHAM, Ida May 15 June 1868 - 15 Oct 1898 Dau of George and Mary Bramham

George Died 25 Aug 1901 Age 62 Yr 9 Mo 22 Da

Mary Died 22 Feb 1905 Age 72 Yr 5 Mo His Wife

CARTER, S. B. 1831 - 1891

Elizabeth Jane (Armstrong) (24 Jan) 1833 - (11 May) 1914

Anna B. Died 3 Sept 1874 Age 15 Yr 1 Mo 13 Da Dau of S. B. & J. C. Carter

DEATON, Martha J. Died 23 July 1862 Age 32 Yr 9 Da Wife of G. W. Deaton

GROSSMAN, Nelson Died 21 June 1856 Age 52 Yr

Mary M. 29 July 1910 - 19 July 1896

Lyman Died 27 Aug 1875 Age 28 Yr 6 Mo 8 Da

HENRY, John W. Died 8 July 1854 Age 34 Yr 2 Mo 20 Da

HUGHES, Sarah H. Died 23 Apr 1879 Age 39 Yr 11 Mo 20 Da

JOHNSON, Elizabeth J. Died 1 Apr 1853 Age 24 Da Dau of C. & M. Johnson

KENNEDY, Hattie B. 29 Oct 1872 - 1 Oct 1873

Elizia 15 Dec 1873 - 20 Oct 1876

John W. 6 June 1872 - 7 Aug 1873
(Above names children of G. W. & S. M. Kennedy)

M.C.C. (Footstone)

LAMB, J. H. Died 23 Mar 1846 Age 22 Yr 9 Mo 6 Da

Hannah Died 16 Feb 1859 Age 6? Yr 10 Mo 15 Da Wife of Pierce Lamb

LEAKE, Anna 21 Feb 1819 - 14 Feb 1887 Age 67 Yr 11 Mo 23 Da Wife of John C. Leake

John C. 27 Nov 1819 - 4 July 1893 Age 73 Yr 7 Mo 7 Da

LEEDS, Rhoda Died 6 May 1856 Age 3 Da Dau of A. & S. Leeds

Martha A. Died 23 May 1855 Age 28 Da Dau of A. & S. Leeds

Charles W. Died 15 Sept 1857 Age 2 Mo 23 Da Son of A. & S. Leeds

LEEDS, Marium Died 19 Mar 1851 Age 38 Yr Wife of Absalom Leeds

Footstone J. H.

Footstone J. H. (for James –broken)

Footstone L. T. S.

LITER, Mary E. Died 20 Sept 18 Age 22 Yr Wife of Abraham Liter

Mattie May Born @ Jacksonville, Died 22 Sept 1886 Age 21 Da

MARKHAM, Edward Died 21 Feb 1849 Age 58 Yr

Ann Died 25 Sept 1858 Age 62 Yr Wife of Edward Markham

MASTERS, Martha H. 6 Oct 1824 - 16 Feb 1852 Age 27 Yr 4 Mo 10 Da Wife of H. C. Masters

Mary E. Died 9 Jan 1850 Age 3 Mo 19 Da Dau of H. C. & M. H. Masters

RATLIFF, Patience Died 27 Feb 1866 Age 63 Yr 4 Mo 21 Da Wife of William J. Ratliff

ROBINSON, Henry C. 16 Dec 1842 - 9 Aug 1915

Mary Emma 1 Oct 1858 - His Wife

ROGERS, Emerson V. 29 Mar 1831 - 3 July 1894

Sarah P. 28 Feb 1831 - 23 Feb 1906

SARGENT, James C. Died 16 Mar 1842 Age 6 Yr 10 Da Son of W. L. & M. Sargent

Elizabeth Died 26 July 1834 Age 1 Yr 26 Da Dau of W. L. & M. Sargent

Melinda Died 8 Sept 1865 Age 64 Yr Wife of W. L. Sargent

Infant Son of W. S. & M. Sargent Died 15 Nov 1859 Age 3 Hrs

Footstone E.S.S.

Augustus A. Died 6 Sept 1858 Age 1 Mo 28 Da Son of W. S. & M. Sargent

Footstone E.L.S.

Frances Isabel Died 14 Aug 1855 Age 1 Yr 21 Da Dau of Charles and Melinda Sargent

Melinda R. Died 31 July 1861 Age 28 Yr 9 Mo 5 Da Wife of C. A. Sargent

Annie Laurie Died 29 Sept 1865 Age 1 Yr 3 Mo 10 Da Dau of Charles and Harriet Sargent

SENTENEY, Malissa Died 13 Oct 1846 Age 1 Yr 1 Mo 4 Da Dau of T.J. & A. Senteney

Minnie Carter 10 Jan 1862 - 21 July 1909 Wife of G. H. Senteney

SNOW, Alice B. Died 28 Aug 1851 Age 66 Yr 10 Mo 15 Da

STEPHENSON, George 3 Nov 1841 - 15 Apr 1928

Fannie 3 May 1851 - 25 July 1886 Age 35 Yr 2 Mo 22 Da Wife of George Stephenson

Louis M. Died 20 Feb 1878 Age 2 Yr 9 Mo 18 Da Son of G. & F. Stephenson

STOUT, Albert R. 10 Sept 1856 - 22 Oct 1935

Mary E. 10 Mar 1861 - 19 Mar 1915 His Wife

WALKER, Lyman Died 19 Dec 1852 Age 4 Yr 6 Mo 4 Da Son of W. R. & E. Walker

WINGET, Arista J. Died 19 Jan 1853 Age 28 Da Dau of E. V. & E. M. A. Winget

Footstone E.W.




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