James Cemetery, Jacksonville-Markham
Cemetery transcription by members of the Jacksonville Area Genealogical and Historical Society
The only visible indication of this cemetery is one toppled red granite spire lying beside two pieces of its base. Located about 100 feet north of Illinois Route 78, the tombstone is on the west bank of a creek and within sight and sound of the Carnation Company plant. Legal description of the site is in the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 12 in Township 15 N Range 11 W.
Words in brackets [ ] or parenthesis ( )are not on stone.
|Name||Birth||Death||Other or Notes||Veteran?||Donated By||Obit?|
|James, Robert||12 Aug 1793||28 Jan 1873||(h/o Eliner Pease)
(From family records and Morgan Co records
b in Va., Prince Edward Co.; m 19 Jun 1822
to Elinor Pease of Ohio. 13 children
(1 died young)
James, William Wesley Died 1870 in Kansas
James, Samuel Died in Cato, Kansas
James, Francis, with father in 1873
James, Elizabeth, wife of William Sheff.
James, Martha, wife of G. W. Sawyers,
Colwell/Coldwell/Caldwell Mary (James),
Wife of Samuel
Colwell/Coldwell/Caldwell. Died 1852
Susan, Wife of C. A. Higold of Arcadia.
Died 1858 "same year as mother"
Higold, Harriet (James), 2nd wife of
C. A. Higold of Arcadia
Carney, Emily (James) Wife of T. J. Carney,
residing with father
|James, Eliner Pease||23 Dec 180_||29 jan 1860||His wife|
|James, Riley||10 Sep 1829||19 Oct 1846|
|James, Nathaniel||11 Nov 1831||Jan 1832|
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