James Cemetery, Jacksonville-Markham Township Morgan County Illinois

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James Cemetery
Morgan County Illinois
Jacksonville-Markham Township T15N R11W 3rdPM
SW¼SE¼, Section 12

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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, Lewis
James, Elizabeth, wife of William Sheff.
  Died 1852.
James, Martha, wife of G. W. Sawyers,
  of Scott
County, Illinois
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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