Allison or Allinson Cemetery, Jacksonville-Markham Township Morgan County Illinois

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Allison or Allinson Cemetery
Morgan County Illinois
Jacksonville-Markham Township T15N R11W 3PM
E ½, Section 31

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Cemetery transcription by members of the Jacksonville Area Genealogical and Historical Society
Walter R. Sanders and Mrs. Eldridge Roberts (formerly Mary Frances Hills)

The names Allison and Allinson are used interchangeably in many records, Allison being most common. Allison Cemetery is located on what is known as Allison's Mound, west of Jacksonville, formerly Olmstead's Mound. A Mr. Olmstead erected a log cabin on the mound in 1820, and this is where the first election of Morgan County officers was held, and the first Circuit Court convened in April of 1823. The legal description of the property is East half Section 31, Township 15 North, Range 11 West 3rd Principal Meridian. The listing of tombstones was done by Walter R. Sanders of Litchfield. This is combined with a new family listing by Mrs. Eldridge Roberts, formerly Mary Frances Hills whose relatives are in this cemetery.

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?
Allison / Allinson, Adam 12 Sept 1801 26 Mar 1880 Born Yorkshire, England      
Allison / Allinson, Adam Jr. June 1834 8 Oct 1901        
Allison / Allinson, Adrienne 1 Yr 2 Mo 15 Nov 1873 d/o Adam & Ruth      
Allison / Allinson, Mary (Norwood) 27 July 1808 30 Nov 1874 60 Yr 4 Mo 9 Da
Born Yorkshire, England
Allison / Allinson, Ruth (Jefferson) 1848 (11 Apr) 1909 60 Yr 9 Mo 10 Da
d/o Thomas Jefferson
Funk, Ann 29 Dec 1836 23 Mar 1873 w/o J. L. Funk      
Funk, Annie L. 2 Yr 11 Mo 10 Da 5 Sept 1867 d/o J. L. & Ann      
*Funk, Infant 4 Mo August or Sept 1881 Infant Child of Mr. & Mrs. Mat Funk
No tombstone - info from Jacksonville
Journal 2 Sep 1881
*Hills, Joseph "Joe" 1800 1869 (No stone - 1850 Morgan
census age 50, living in home
of Stephen & Mary Miller.)
Hills, Robert 20 Jan 1840   15 Mar 1923      
Hills, (Robert) Norwood ? 30 Oct 1866 - Died age 19 Yr 6 Mo   Bible Record - full name
Robert Norwood Hills,
son of Robert and Sarah Hills
Hills, Sarah 1830 1911 w/o Robert (Robert born 1840)      
Norwood, Sarah Age 84   Probable burial - Born in England
in 1850 census living with
Adam and Mary Norwood Allison
Thomason, Adam Allison 2 Da 27 Jan 1886 b Lynnville, Il      
Thomason, William 35 Yr 8 Oct 1861 b. Yorkshire, England
Wife was Mary Allinson Rawlings.
She remarried to George Branham.

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