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Liberty Cemetery
HURRICANE TOWNSHIP

Transcribed by Linda Brandau from document published in Fayette County Genealogy Quarterly
Transcriber's notes in ()

Location: NW ¼ Sec. 21, South Hurricane Twp., just north of the road from Ramsey to Bingham, at the Liberty Primitive Baptist Church
Copied Oct., 1973, by G. Harris & A. McCord, and compared with Mrs. Hoffman's notes.

The cemetery was copied by rows, beginning from the road, but stones were not copied in exact order within the rows.


Row 1
RHODES
Arthur, July 23, 1927-Apr. 25, 1930

SEARS
Emma - Mother - 1905
Earl O. -Father- 1904-1962

PADDOCK
Frances - Mother - 1878-1920
Henry E. - Father - 1873-1948

WOMACK
George E., Dec. 31, 1871-Jan. 3, 1940
Eunice Todd, Sept. 2, 1876-Dec. 19, 1926
Marion, son, Dec. 15, 1907-Mar. 5, 1920
Harry C. Sept. 17, 1905-

MOORE
Clarence 1900-1970

Row 2
TODD
Rolla M. Jan. 29, 1881-Apr. 25, 1965

WILSON
Ora E. (Edward b. 9 Jan)1874-(d. 11 mar)1927
Ina (nee)Lawler, his wife, 1875-1957
James Perry, Son Ora & Ina, Aug. 27, 1905-Mar. 9, 1918

LAWLER
John P. 1850-1926
Melvina, his wife, 1851-1925

HICKS
Silas, June 4, 1874-Sept. 13, 1942
Lucy C., his wife, Dec. 7, 1868-Nov. 29, 1909
Fonie Earl, son Silas & Lucy, Jan. 2, 1901-Jan. 28, 1919
Grace C. 1880-1960
Albert Colvin 1852-1934
Bobby Dean, May 4-12, 1931
Allen Ray 1945-1945

DAVIS
Hattie E., Sept. 25, 1906-
Ernie V. Oct. 3, 1899-Feb. 1, 1973

COLE
Fred B. Ill. MM2 U.S. Navy WWI Jan. 16, 1895-May 25, 1967

SEARS
Fay E. Aug. 25, 1890-June 7, 1917
Nettie -Mother-1869-1953
John P. -Father -1866-1941
Helen Elaine May 17, 1918-Apr. 17, 1931

GRATE
Vaughn Grate, nee Sears, dau (of John P. ) 1899-1964

JERDEN
John J Apr. 15, 1862-July 24, 1940
Rebecca M. Mar. 11, 1864-Feb. 21, 1906

SEARS
Marion S. 1906-1925
Tony B. 1908-(Nov. 11,)1931
Claude F. 1910-
Miles W. 1882-1973
Ona L. 1878-1924
Victor Paul 1919

Row 3
PATTERSON
Douglas A., June 26, 1956-July 5, 1957

JONES
Edward E. 1874-1943

RUSH
Edward 1904-1957

RHODES
Beverly Jane, Sept. 21-Nov. 18, 1940

FOUTS
William C. Feb. 20, 1855-Nov. 21, 1927

HICKS
Melven, b. & d. Apr. 14, 1933
Rosaliean, b. & d. July 19, 1935
JERDEN
John J. b. Apr. 15, 1862-d. July 24, 1940
Rebecca M. b. Mar. 11, 1864-d. Feb 21, 1906

WOMACH
William S. Mar. 18, 1845-Dec. 11, 1911
Sarah E. Apr. 6, 1845-Sept. 10, 1945

GARLAND (Should be Row 2)
John J. 1860-1924
Keziah F., wife, 1867-1938
Melvin T., son, 1890-1916

Row 3, again
STOKES
Wm. D. Dec. 22, 1866-Dec. 1, 1952
Rebecca A., wife, Sept. 2, 1866-May 3, 1917

SEARS
Frances, wife of John , Dec. 25, 1842-June 14, 1915
Fay E., Aug.25, 1890-June 7, 1917 (Hoffman list)
Wm. E. Nov. 1, 1895-Dec. 6, 1896
Grace M. Mar. 18, 1892-Sept. 14, 1894 (on Hoffman list)
Thomas T. 1888-1972
Florence R. 1887-1948

JERDEN
Alexander F. 1864-1953
Arlena 1869

SEARS
Wm. T. Aug. 9, 1840-Sept. 12, 1916
Nancy, wife, Mar. 16, 1842-June 6, 1926
Carter H., grandson, May 15, 1895-Mar. 15, 1919
Levi, Nov. 17, 1818-Dec. 22, 1891
Frances, wife, Dec. 24, 1822-Dec. 2, 1907

HICKS
J.B. Dec. 7, 1857-Apr. 24, 1934
Mary L., wife, July 20, 1861-Apr. 26, 1916
Mary Jane, infant dau 1898

SEARS
Ora, son J. & M. d. Sept. 5, 1882, aged 4ys, 18ds
Mona, dau J. & M. no dates
Thomas, Mar.3, 1882-Dec. 22, 1903

CARD
Sylvester E. d. May 27, 1886, aged 43ys, 3ms, 9ds (last 3 from Hoffman list)

DAVIDSON
Henry C. 1851-1929
Betsay (Betsy)A. 1864-1953
Infant son 1900

HARRISON
Nettie, 1874-1963
Carroll S. 1869-1956

SEARS
Roscoe C. 1898-1927

FRIZZELL
Joseph 1871-1951
Malissa Hicks 1880-1937

HICKS
Cyrus, (June 4)1875-(Jan 17)1922
Edna J. dau. C. & M. Jan 28-July 29, 1909
Melburene 1918-1935

ROSIER
Lillian Force 1866-1921

DAVIDSON
Laurence (Lawrence) H., son, 1906-1937

TALLEY
Jane, wife Wm., 1903-1922
Chas., son, 1919
Leo, son 1920

DAVIDSON (on one memorial stone)
Narcissa (Narsissa)J., 1842-1894
John H. 1877-1918

Row 4
BINGHAM
Ralph, son J.W. & Alice M. Oct. 27, 1899-d. Nov 3, ____

DAVIDSON
Jane, wife of A., b. May 5 - no death date
Allen, b. Feb. 4, 1830-d. Feb. (16 from photo)1898

ROSIER
Frances C. 1889-1893

COLE
Delila 1860-1942
James F. 1854-1930

BECK
Flora E. 1870-1907

HILL
Torney A. 1890-1924
Alice B. 1896-1924
Florence E. 1913-1924
Faith B. 1917-1924
Pauline D. 1919-1924

HICKS
Son Otis C. 1907-1928
Mother, K. Ethel 1884-1967
Father, Johnson P. 1867-1948

MEYER
Mollie E. 1906-
Wilbur L. 1906-

Prater
Grace Elizabeth Nov. 3, 1885-October 20, 1943
Lillie J. Mar. 30, 1863-May 1, 1958

JONES
Elijah C. Ovt. U.S. Army WWI, Apr. 26, 1891-Dec. 28, 1971
Mable M. 1900- m. Jan. 22, 1919

MATHENY
Frankie June 7, 1908-May 11, 1908
Andrew J. Nov. 25, 1858-Nov. 13, 1915
Frances R. Oct. 29, 1869-Apr. 11, 1951

MERRIMAN
Arthur 1897

WEILAND
Ezra 1906

DAVIDSON
Dora 1873-1931
James A. 1862-1930
James Allen Apr. 7, 1907-
Jesse Bell 1890-1892

CEARLOCK
Melba M. dau H.M. Nov. 5, 1917-Dec. 29, 1918

MEYER
Velma Feb. 3, 1914-
Glen W.(Washington) Feb. 22, 1910-May 28, 1942
Ora Jan. 29, 1883-Sept. 11, 1916
Ina, his wife, June 15, 1882-Jan 1, 1948

HICKS
Mary Belle 1895-1971
John Ewin 1888-1932
Jimmie 1922-1922
Russell 1915-1918

DAVIDSON
Jerry Aug. 15, 1909-Apr. 19, 1939
Bernice, his wife, Aug. 1, 1912-

CARTER
Emmett Pvt. I Co. 159 Depot Brig. WWI, Oct. 8, 1887-Apr. 17, 1967

GARLAND
Martha Feb. 13, 1860-Feb. 26, 1946
Levi Jan. 11, 1856-May 6, 1941
Walter, Pvt. Co. I Development BN WWI, Dec. 27, 1889-Apr. 7, 1949

Row 5
HICKS
E.M. Oct. 5, 1848-Aug. 19, 1900
Martha E., wife, Apr. 8, 1851-May 27, 1898
Margaret July 24, 1861-Nov. 9, 1953

MEYER
John Lawrence Oct. 10, 1835-Jan. 13, 1915
Cynthia Frances Feb. 19, 1842-Feb. 24, 1918 "Married 56 years"

JERDEN
Charles S. July 10, 1888-Aug. 11, 1946

HICKS
William 1868-1939 - Masonic emblem

MEYER
John E. Sept. 18, 1876-Feb. 29, 1958
Mary E., wife John E., Jan. 10, 1873-Aug. 8, 1943
Joseph E. - Father Nov. 25, 1870-Feb. 10, 1956
Dora K. his wife, Jan. 7, 1874-Dec. 30, 1918 - Mother

CARTER
Todd Ray, son Torney & Mary Feb. 11-13, 1971

BENDA
May 1822-19__
John 1879-1947

WILLIFORD
Emily 1844-1940
Wm. Thomas 1844-1937 "Married 74 years

CARTER
Nola G. Jan. 13, 1885-July 9, 1963
Emmett Oct. 8, 1887-Apr. 17, 1967

MEYER
G.L. Feb. 15, 1867-May 2, 1955
Florence R. his wife, Mar. 1, 1868-Nov. 19, 1906

HARRISON
Pearl Sept. 7, 1891
Everett (Emery Everett b.Mar)Apr. 18, 1890-Aug. 18, 1957

DONALDSON
John W. 1858-1938
Inez, dau J.W. & I. d. Nov. 10, 1892, aged 6ys, 6ms, 6ds

MEYER
Eldred, son J. L. & C.F. Sept. 5, 1874-Oct. 9, 1913
Levi B. Jan. 1, 1860-Mar. 13, 1866

BINGHAM
Alice M. wife of J.W. and dau. Of J.W. & R.L. Meeks, b. Nov. 25, 1872-d. Nov 6, 1899
John W. Father July 31, 1869-July 26, 1940

MERRIMAN
Charlie 1871-1900
Roxanna, nee Weiland 1873-1944

ROW 6

NAVE
Tennessee 1839-1918
Lydia 1850-no death date

MILLER
A.J. b. Apr. 1, 1857-d. Dec. 24, 1906
Mrs. L.F., his wife, Mar. 12, 1860 no death date

POPE
James Feb. 11, 1829-Mar. 18, 1907
Jane, his wife, Mar. 22, 1833-Jan. 9, 1912

COLE
Giles M. b. June 8, 1848-d. Nov. 18, 1893
Elizabeth b. Oct. 16, 1848-no death date
Ora O. b. Oct. 15, 1882-d. Oct. 3, 1890

FORBUS
Wesley 1880-1946
Leslie 1880-1954
Fred 1883-1953 (Brothers)

ELLER
Wm. A. Feb. 19, 1878-Feb, 13, 1957
Josephine C. Mar. 19, 1881-Oct. 23, 1969
Nelson A. Aug. 4, 1841-July 25, 1930
Nancy C. (Nancy Caroline nee McLain)Oct. 12, 1841-Jan. 14, 1905

RUSH
Jewel, dau F. J. & C.A. Nov. 20, 1904
Nancy J. Sept. 21, 1835-Jan 26, 1902
Fred J. 1871-1929

HARRIS,
Malisia J. Nov. 5, 1876-Apr. 16, 1962
Thomas J. Apr. 19, 1870-May 30, 1950
Marion M. son T. J. & M.J. b. Jan. 19, 1895-d. June 26, 1897

DIGGS
Mary, nee Harris, 1902-1926

HARRIS
Joseph A. 1892-1962
Thurman R. 1913-1913
Eda F. 1908-1909
Harold M. 1912-1924
Mildred E. 1911-1947
Matt 1881-1958
Anna 1885-19__

RHODES
Telithew J. 1857-1940

HARRIS
Otha P. (Apr. 11)1903-(Sept. 13)1926
Edith, his wife, 1905-19__

Row 7
SEARS
J.L. (Joseph L. B. Jan 31 1855-d. Feb 15, 1934)Jan.31, 1856-no death date
H.C. (Harriet nee Craig)wife, Dec. 28, 1856-Mar. 16, 1910

JERDEN
J.B. Mar. 15, 1854-Jan 14, 1928
Margaret A., wife J.B. b. Oct. 11, 1861-d. Feb. 9, 1904, aged 42ys, 3ms, 28ds

DAVIDSON
Rev. Willia A. Feb. 27, 1879-Aug. 13, 1954
Dora B. Mar. 6, 1880-Apr. 29, 1960

HICKS
Fred C. 1885-1932

POPE
Seth T. 1857-1942
Martha, his wife, 1862-1922
Ora C. June 13, 1887-May 19, 1909

DONALDSON
Homer July 1, 1879-May 27, 1963
Jennie J. Sept. 5, 1880-Sept. 2, 1967
Arthur, son H. & Jennie, 1914-1917

SEARS
Iola M. dau J.L. & H.G. b . Jan 29, -d. Nov. 24, 1894

Row 8
LITTLE

LITTLE
Franklin M. 1861-1925
Harriet I., his wife, 1864-1937

ISBIL
Wilum G. Jan. 30, 1833-Aug. 15, 1931
Adline, his wife, Oct. 14, 1834-Oct. 28, 1911

HARPER
Wm. J. 1845-1916
Siner, nee Jerden, wife 1852-1940 (Mrs. Hoffman's records)

OWENS
C.M. Sept. 27, 1826-Sept 20, 1902
O. Nov. 22, 1828-Nov. 9, 1909

MARR
H. Fred May 28, 1886-June 20, 1910
D. D. Jan 22, 1848-Aug. 17, 1913
Mary V., his wife, Oct. 12, 1855-Nov. 17, 1904

JERNIGAN
Mother, Julia Apr. 7, 1851-Jan. 28, 1910

PHILLIPS
Nellie 1890-1931
Areli B. 1890-1951

MATHEWS
No names Father & Mother

LITTLE
Infant b. Apr. 16, d. Apr. 26, 1907

HICKS
Chester M. d. Nov. 13, 1913 aged 32ys, 2ms, 2ds
Henry b. May 31, 1844, d. Oct. 4, 1918
Emily B., his wife, b. Feb. 2, 1846-d. Aug. 12, 1918

Row 9
ISBELL
John M. Jan. 3, 1863-Mar. 26, 1937
Nancy Jane, Oct. 28, 1866-May 24, 1922
Anna T. dau. Of John & Jane b. Mar. 22, 1909-d. Dec. 29, 1912
Iversal Isabel, son of Bonnie & Betty, July 4, 1926-Nov. 3, 1929

HICKS
P.C. Dec. 3, 1850-June 14, 1919
Lucy M., his wife, June 11, 1873-May 12, 1907
Infant b. & d. Feb. 11, 1906

ISBELL
Bonnie L. 1900-195_

ELMORE
M. Estella Dec. 2, 1887-July 17, 1906

RUSH
John R. Husband, July 8, 1857-Oct. 28, 1941
Nora, wife, Apr. 24, 1873-Apr. 14, 1905

BAKER
Elder Delbert E. Oct. 1, 1883-Apr. 29, 1945
Laura Cad Jan. 4, 1888-"A faithful minister for 36 years. Erected by our church and friends."

Row 10
SEARS
Starling H. Co. H, 61st Ill. Inf. (govt, stone -no dates)
Delilia H., wife, Feb. 19, 1849-Oct. 23, 1918

FORBUS
Augusta 1847-1927
George 1830-1926

HOLMES
Burnettie, Aug. 27, 1861-Oct. 1, 1909

THOMPSON
Lawrence E. 1924-1927

KUMMER
John J. 1891-19__
Lona, his wife, 1899-1918

Row 11
HURT
Sarah E., wife of J.B., rest of stone buried too deeply to read.

BAKER
Eloise M., 1904-
Daniel C. 1883-1952
Laurel E., son 1916-1932
Edith Holmes 1889-1916

FORBUS
Mary 1874-1911
Albert 1867-1917
Larry Allen, March 2, 1949-Feb. 2, 1969

RICHMOND
George F. 1854-1914
Anna K., his wife, 1865-1929

SICKMAN
Henry Feb. 28, 1839-Jan 1, 1911
Elizabeth, his wife, July 13, 1840-no death date
Joseph Edward 1876-1939

ADDITIONS FROM VETERANS COMMISSION LIST

ADAMS
Charles, Black Hawk War, Co. C. Linder's 3 Ill. Regt. d. 18 Feb. 1849

DAVIDSON
George. Civil War. Pvt. Co. H, 61st Ill. Inf. d. June 5, 1926

MEYER
John L. (has tombstone) Co. F, 43 Ill Inf

SEARS
Carter H. (has tombstone) WWI, Co. G. 130th U.S. Inf. 65BG
Starling H. Civil War d. 17 May, 1898 (has tombstone)

OWENS (both have tombstones)
George. Civil War. Pvt. Co. A, 14 Ill Inf. d. Sept. 20, 1902
Henry C. Civil War, Pvt. Co. C, 8th Ill. Inf. d. Oct. 22, 1909 (date does not agree with tombstone)

SICKMAN
Henry. Civil War. Co. C. 18th Ind. Cav. (has tombstone)

WOMACK
William S. Civil War. Co. K, 8th Ill. Inf. (has tombstone)

ZEIGLER
Carl. Civil War. Pvt. Co. H, 82nd Ill. Inf. d. 8 Apr. 1908

ZEMMERLE
Jacob. Civil War, Pvt. Co. H., 82nd Ill. Inf. d. 11 July, 1877



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