Reed Cemetery, Nortonville Township Morgan County Illinois



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Reed (aka Old Providence) Cemetery
Morgan County Illinois
Nortonville Township T13N R9W 3rdPM
SW1/4NE1/4, Section 9

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


This cemetery is located about 4 miles south and west of Rees, Illinois in Morgan County and about 1/4 miles from the road. It is also known as the Old Providence Cemetery as it is located behind a family dwelling that was the old Providence School.

* = No Stone Found
** = Soldier

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?
Alford, Little Charley 2 Yr 1 Mo 17 Da 24 June 1882 Son of William & Mary      
Baptist, Martha B. 3 Oct 1896 25 July 1897 Dau. of F.W. & F.G.      
Baptist, Raymond R. 30 Aug 1889 11 Oct 1906        
Conlee, Isaac L.   15 Nov 1847 Son of A. & P.J.      
Conlee, Phebe J. 22 Yr 4 Mo 24 Da 13 Nov 1847 Wife of A. Conlee      
Conlee, William T. 1 Mo 12 Da 25 Dec 1853 Son of A. & S. Conlee      
Daugherty, Charles 15 Nov 1828 8 Nov 1899        
Daugherty, Margaret C./Cynthia J ? 2 Mar 1848 Wife of Chas. D.      
Daugherty, Gracie   1 Aug 1886 Dau. of C. & C.J.      
Daugherty, 1 Yr 18 Da 1 Aug 1886        
Daugherty, Infant   13 Feb/Nov 1881/4 Son of Chas. & C.J      
Daugherty, John 1 Nov 1797 8 July 1866 68 Yr 8 Mo 7/8 Da      
Daugherty, Margaret C. 22 Oct 1834 1 Sept 1881 Wife of Chas. Daugherty      
Daugherty, Mary 1/4 Dec 1802 3/12 Jan 1893 Aged 90 Yr 1 Mo 12 Da
Wife of John
     
Daugherty, Mary E. 9 Yr 2 Mo 12 Da 3 Jan 1864 Dau. of C. & M.C.      
*Edwards, Infant     Infant of Everett & Myrtle
B. Edwards (No stone)
     
Etter, Cynthia Jane (Young) 73 yrs 1921 (From Obituary)      
Gibson, Hannah 8_ Yr 8 Mo 2 Da 27 Aug 1882 Wife of James Gibson      
Gibson, James   14 Dec 1830 Father (h/o Rebecca)      
Gibson, James 2 June 1791 25 Jan 18__        
Gibson, Rebecca   14 Aug 1847 Mother      
Gibson, Sarah J. aged in her 6th year May 1831 Dau of H. & H. Gibson      
M. C. G. Foot stone            
Gibson     Large stone is down - erected
by Martha Margaret Spires -
James & Rebecca Gibson
     
Hill, Isaac 81 Yr 5 Mo 14 Da 30 Sept 1907 Biography    
Hill, Isaac M. Age 1 Yr 1 Mo 13 Mar 1868 Son of I. & S.A. Hill     Obit
Hill, M. B./F. 1 Yr 2 Mo 25 Da 7 Nov 1852 Dau of I. & S.A. Hill      
Hill, Nancy 2 Yr 10 Mo 27 Da 22 Sept 1858 Dau of I. & S.A. Hill      
Hill, William L. Age 6 Yr 22 Da 17 Jan 1864 Son of I. & S.A. Hill      
Parks, Sally Ann Age 11 Mo 10 Da 17 Nov 1835 Dau of D. & M      
Reed, Isaac M. 37 Yr 5 Mo 25 Da 17 Apr 1890 Son of J. L. & P.A. Reed      
Reed, Isaac 26 Yr 11 Mo 9 Da 29 Oct 1881 Son of J. L. & P.A. Reed      
Reed, James L. 63 Yr 11 Mo 11 Jan 1899 Father     Obit
Reed, John   no dates        
Reed, Martin B. 28 July 1804 22 Apr 1887 (He was considered an
outstanding citizen of the area.)
     
Reed, Mary M. 17 Jan 1847   Dau of J. L. & P.A. Reed      
Reed, Matilda J. 1 Yr 3 Mo 13/15 Oct 1851 Dau of J. L. & P.A. Reed      
Reed, Phebe C. 1866 1916 Dau. of J. L. & P.A. Reed      
Reed, Polly A. Daugherty 23 Apr 1834 12 Jan 1910 Wife of J. L. Reed Mother      
Reed, Sarah 28 Nov 1803 9 Mar 1884 Wife of Martin Reed (This
large tombstone is toppled.
It had been erected by
Martha Margaret Spires.
The names of James and
Rebecca are also on this
tombstone.)
     
Rees, Delilah 3 Yr 5 Mo 20 Da 7 May 1839 Dau of John & Nancy      
Rees, John in the 76th yr of age 8 Oct 1843        
Rees, John H. 25 Dec 1804 4 Jan 1853        
Rees, Minerva F. 1 Mo 4 Oct 1838 Dau of John & Nancy      
Rees, Nancy Seymour 22 May 1812 24 Jan 1902 His Wife (w/o John H.)      
*Rousey, Paul Francis 4 Jan 1917 20 Jan 1917 Son of Wm. & Ada Simpson
Rousey (This entry from Death
Cert.)
     
Seymour, Catherine 51 Yr 7 Mo 9 Da 28 Dec 1885 Wife of Samuel      
Seymour, Della/Delilah Age 55 Yr 9 Mo 2 Jan 1857/67 Wife of William      
Seymour, James M. 3 Yr 6 Mo 26 Da 21 Nov 1858 Son of S. & C      
Seymour, Mary 1 Yr 6 Mo 16 Da 29 July 1857/67 Dau of Wm. & D.      
Seymour, Samuel 28 Apr 1831 8 Feb 1905 Biography
 
Sooy, Andey 11 Mar 1818 23 Jan 1861        
Sooy, Barbara E. 31 Mar 1856 2/7 Aug 1856 Dau of A. & M      
Sooy, Infant 3 Hrs 4 Sept 1853 Son of A. & M. Sooy      
Sooy, Lydia M. 28 Mar 1847 20 Dec 1854 Dau of A. & M. Sooy      
Sooy, Mary E. 21 Yr 2/9 Mo 20/9 Da 11 June 1868 Dau of A. & M. Sooy      
Sooy, Sarah A. 25 Nov 1848 31 Jan 1856 Dau of A. & M      
Sooy, Susan 15 Aug 1841 28 Apr 1863/8 Dau of A. & M. Sooy      
Spires, Charles S. 2 Yr 1 Mo 22 Da 19 Sept 1863 Son of J. S. & M. H      
Spires, Elcy 37 Yr 8 Mo 21 Da 21 Nov 1844 Wife of Wm
(She was born in Kentucky.
When she and her husband
sold land to Clayburn Dalton
on Sept. 5, 1832, her name
was given as Alsey.
Another source spells Elsie.)

   
**Spires, Francis P./R. 24 Yr 2 Mo 20 Da 5 Jan 1864 Co. G 1st Mo Cav. Yes    
Spires, Henry McDonal 18 Yr 8 Mo 19 Da 23 June 1860 Son of J. & M. M. Spires      
Spires, Infant   15 Dec 1847 Son of J. & M. M. Spires      
Spires, Infant   Oct 1840 Dau of J. & M. M. Spires      
Spires, J(ames) S. 27 Nov 1833 6 July 1899 Biography
  Obit
Spires, James W. 29 Dec 1835 8 July 1897  
  Obit
Spires, John 17 July 1793/8 18 May 1888 Biography
 
Spires, John E. 4 Mo 7 Da 25 Nov 1864 Son of J. S. & M. H      
Spires, Luella 9 Mo 22 Da 8 Mar 1864 Dau of J. & M. M. Spires      
Spires, Martha H. 14 Jan 1836 14 Jan 1899  
  Obit
Spires, Martin 16 Da 31 July 1857 Son of J.S. & M      
H. D. S. (Foot stone)            
Spires, Melinda M. (Sturgis) Age 73 Yr 4 Mo 16 Apr 1882 Wife of John      
Spires, Rebecca A.     Dau. of J. & M. M. Spires      
Spires, Susan (Leech) Age 35 Yr 26 Nov 1832 Wife of John Spires
(Susan Leech married
John Spires in 1819.
She died leaving a family
of four small children.)

   
Spires, Walter 12 Sept 1885 21 Oct 1885 Dau. of J. W. & L. B. Spires      
Spires, William 40 Yr 5 Mo 20 Da 3 Aug 1845        
Spires, Thomas J. 1 Yr 1 Mo 11 Da 2 Oct 1845 Son of W. & E.      
Staples, Olive M. 3 Yr 5 Mo 17 Da 14 Sept 1883 Dau of H. D. & S. E. Staples      



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