Duncan Cemetery, Jacksonville Township Morgan County Illinois

gif USGenWeb Logo Button picf

Duncan Cemetery
Morgan County Illinois
Jacksonville Township T15N R10W 3rdPM
Section 18

gif ILGenWeb Button Logo picf

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

A parcel of land behind the Gov. Duncan mansion on West State Street was deeded as a cemetery. The land now is incorporated in the deed for the property at 1009 West Lafayette Avenue. It is not certain if any burials were ever made in this cemetery. Gov. Duncan was for a time buried in front of the mansion, near West State Street. His body now is considered to be buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, contrary to often denied rumors that medical students at Illinois College stole his body for study. City records show that the family was moved to Diamond Grove in May of 1873.

Cemetery index

County main page

All materials contained on these pages are furnished for the free use of individuals engaged in researching their personal genealogy.
Any other non commercial use requires prior written permission.
Any commercial use or any use for which money is asked or paid for any reason is strictly prohibited.

┬ęGloria Frazier 1996-2012 All rights reserved.