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SOUTH HILL CEMETERY
FAYETTE COUNTY
VANDALIA, IL




Cemetery "Walked", Transcribed and Donated to Genealogy Trails
by
Sandy Thompson Bollhorst
©March 2006


"PARTIAL TRANSCRIPTION"

THOMPSON, James L. - 1844 ~~~~~ 1919

Louisa J. - 1853 ~~~~~ 1919


THOMPSON, George S. - Father -1884 ~~~~~ 1931

THOMPSON, Martha E. - Mother -1888 ~~~~~ 1955

SMITH, Rose B. - 1892 ~~~~ 1978

SMITH, Clarence H. -1889 ~~~~ 1972

SMITH, James H.- father -1873 ~~~~ 1950

Elizabeth Mother -1880 ~~~~ 1963

Joseph E.- Son -1902 ~~~~ 1972


SMITH, Roy L. “Bobby” -1891 ~~~~ 1970

Sophia B. “Soph” -1897 ~~~ 1977


THOMPSON, John E. -Oct 17, 1920 ~~~ ___

Martha E. - Apr. 22, 1921 ~~~ ____
Married June 17, 1941- Parents of Carolyn, John, Max, & Diana


SMITH, Ralph B. - Dec. 13, 1910 ~~~~ Mar. 19, 1994

Velma L.- nee Noffsinger -May 19, 1916 ~~~~ June 17, 1995
Married June 2, 1934 Parents of Gaye Nell, Carolyn, Ronald & Luann


SMITH, William O. P. F. C. U. S. Army Korea

September 2, 1930 --- November 20, 1997


SMITH William O. - Sept. 2, 1930 -- Nov. 20, 1997

Helen M. May 30, ___ ------- _____
Bill & Helen married November 10, 1951 Love Always
Parents of Gwendolyn (Wendy) Zena Carol (Z)


THOMPSON, Joseph (Joe)- Dec. 23, 1902 -Feb. 11, 1992

Genevieve (Jean) Nov. 2, 1913 ___________


THOMPSON, John R.- Feb. 10, 1931- __

Leona July 25, 1934 Oct. 11, 1986
Married: August 26, 1951


THOMPSON, Donald S.- Dec. 6, 1910- Apr. 23, 1982

Ruth L. -Aug. 24, 1914 ___________
Married: October 23, 1937


SMITH, Carl E. -1909 -1981

Olive R. -1910 -1995


HARRISON, Bonnie M (Smith) -April 2, 1929- ___

SMITH, Carolyn S. (Durbin)- Aug. 8, 1949- May 20, 1995

this Side is blank
Milton Berle Randy


SMITH, Burle L.- Nov. 15, 1922 - ___

Mildred M -July 7, 1920- ___
Married September 18, 1946


SMITH, Adam Dale- s/o Jay G. & Deborah J.

February 11, 1978 (picture) July 13, 1987


THOMPSON, Jo Ann - June 6, 1960 - ___

Randy Lee - Oct. 3, 1956 - June 16, 1988
Married November 4, 1980


SMITH, Rose M -1916- 1991

Ralph H -1910 -1991


SMITH, Margie E -Mar. 19, 1922- Feb. 10, 1981

Robert N.-May 20, 1924 -Oct. 18, 1975


THOMPSON, Rose E.- Oct. 5, 1895- Sept. 28, 1979

Hughey H. -July 4, 1883- Sept. 25, 1976


SMITH, Eldon M - Jan. 8, 1917- __

Lucile M. - Oct. 3, 1916- ___


WALKER, Hugh A.- “father" -Oct. 19, 1886 -Sept. 18, 1969

known as “Andy”


WHITE, Daisylee - Jan. 28, 1909 - July 25, 1971

Austin M. D.D. S.; - Mar. 09, 1907- Dec. 11, 1987


ADAM, Regina L.; - Mar. 21, 1934- May 18, 1996

Beloved Mother


THOMPSON, Jewell J.- Oct. 3, 1920- Dec. 13, 1987

“nee” Bishop


SMITH, Allen - May 14, 1934- ___

Joyce A. - Oct. 26, 1933 - ____
Married March 4, 1955 son Stanley & daughter Vicky


SMITH, C. Madge; 1911- 1988

Kenneth A.- 1910 - 1965


SMITH, Ruby E. - M: Sept.2, 1923; 1906 -1989

Roy E.; 1902- 1986


WHITE, Paul M.; brother; Sept. 23, 1946 - _____

Alan P;. brother; June 28, 1940- Feb. 12, 1989


WRIGHT, Newell E. “Pat” - Dec. 4, 1918 - Oct. 20, 1986

Norma L. ___-- ____

Married November 13, 1946


WRIGHT, Leo R.; May 2, 1928- Sept. 26, 1987

Betty L.; Apr. 3, 1927- Mar. 30, 1998
children Paul, Trudy & Scott


WRIGHT, Murl; md: Apr. 10, 1918; 1898 - 1965

Valera - 1900 -1987


SMITH, Lorraine M.; 1914- ____

Robert P. - 1911- 1965


SMITH, Dorothy L.- 1915- ___

H. Eugene -1914 - 1965


SMITH, Helen M “Hamilton” - Apr. 4, 1908 - Jan. 1, 1996

Harry A. - May 3, 1905 - Apr. 7, 1992
MARRIED December 31, 1925


SMITH, Herbert S. - Aug. 24, 1900 - Oct. 12, 1976

Grace O. - Aug. 23, 1898 - Dec. 13, 1969


WRIGHT, Wilson - 1916 - 1921

WRIGHT, Louise Sickman - 1921- ___

WRIGHT, Joseph F. - 1918 - 1939

WRIGHT, Minnie F. - mother - 1892 -1976

same stone


WRIGHT, Joseph T. - 1886 - 1946

SMITH, J. Wilson - 1874 - 1957

C. Jennie - his wife - 1876 - 1950

separate stone beside this one reads

Kenneth - 1908- 1921

SMITH, Lena Brunch - Sept. 25, 1898 - July 27, 1980

this is a military stone for her

SMITH, Carl William - PVT. U.S. Army WWI

June 18, 1898 - Jan. 26, 1974


ADAMS, 1st. SGT Thos E. Adams - Co. 1 ILL Inf. SP. AM. War P.

SMITH, Florence C.- Aug. 2, 1893- July 14, 1976

buried with the LaDoux families


SMITH, Mary A. - 1867 - 1952

SMITH, Alpheus A. - 1862 - 1945

SMITH, Earl O.- s/o A. A. & Addie - June 6, 1901 - Dec. 27, 1905

Budded on Earth to Bloom In Heaven


All the below are in one plot

SMITH, Henry, - father - 1872 - 1911

SMITH, Alice, mother - 1870- 1954

BIG STONE
On the Front

SMITH, Peter H. - Jan. 1, 1840- _____

SMITH, Terese M. - Aug. 16, 1841 - Aug. 25, 1912

SMITH James C. - Jan. 28, 1882- ___
On Back of the stone

SMITH, Henry W.- March 22, 1872- Feb. 13, 1911

BAKER, Lillie M. - March 06, 1870 - Apr. 04, 1911

BAKER, Terese - July 8, 1895- Oct. __ , 1895

BROWN, Cyril E. - s/o W.H. & M.I. -Oct. 26, 1897 -Oct. 22, 1900

BROWN, Mary I -w/o W. H. -1877 -1927

BIG STONE
Front

WALKER, Hetty E.-w/o J. Walker -Nov. 2, 1829 -May 29, 1901

back

WALKER, John -Oct. 10, 1821- Feb. 6, 1903

SMITH, Helen F. -June 23, 1899 -June 14, 1981

Jesse E. -May 10, 1896 -Sept. 3, 1978
Married August 3, 1919 His military stone reads

Jesse Edward Smith, CPL U.S. Army World War I 1896 - 1978

WRIGHT, Isaac -1834 -1923

Melissa A.- his wife -1845 -1923


WRIGHT, William H. -1869 -1899

SMITH, Harold E. -1909 -1915

SMITH, Samuel W. -1876 -1950

Rosa -1875- 1960


SMITH, Grace, Leever 1886 -1944

WRIGHT, Orville V. -June 9, 1911 -July 27, 1990

Marjorie A.- Jan. 27, 1922 -Apr. 29, 1987
Military Stone
Orville Virgil Wright -F1 U.S. Army World War II
June 9, 1911 - July 27, 1990


SMITH, Charles C. -1885- 1947

Wave A. -1893- 1954


SMITH, Jos. Holland 1872 -1947

Stella I - 1880- 1963


Mable SMITH Carter- Dec. 1, 1907 - Feb. 28, 1991

SMITH, Walter H. -1909 -1976

Freta M- 1911 -1957
This stone has WALKER written down the middle


SMITH, Teddie Jr.-s/o Teddie & Lucille -Dec. 9, 1947

SMITH, Glen Calvin -son -1889 -1949

WRIGHT, Kenneth Wayne May 5, 1923 Nov. 12, 1981

MILITARY STONE
Kenneth W. Wright CPL U.S. Army World War II
May 5, 1923 Nov. 12, 1981


THOMPSON, Patsy Ann - "daughter” June 9, 1950- Dec. 22, 1952
she is buried amongst several PENNY’s

THOMPSON, Helen M. -1905 -1953

Ben C. -1904 -1988

THOMPSON, Timmy & Jimmy- twin sons of Tom & Molly Thompson -January 26, 1966

SMITH, Fannie A. -“mother” -May 2, 1878 -Mar. 1, 1947

John D.- “father” -Jan. 23, 1870- Mar. 14, 1957

SMITH, Marie D.-Nov. 15, 1898 -July 2, 1959

Oscar D.- May 16, 1900- ___


SMITH, Enola M. -1900 -1968

W. Everett- 1894- 1969

THOMPSON, Ruby C. -Mar. 7, 1893 -Jan. 25, 1981

Curtis E. -Sept. 9, 1891- Mar. 15, 1949

SMITH, Louisa M. -1884 -1971

SMITH, John C. -1888 -1954

SMITH, Addie - Feb. 7, 1871-Jan. 12, 1962

Bert -Aug. 28, 1869 -Feb. 24, 1951


THOMPSON, Albert A.- 1869 -1954

WRIGHT, Jessie R.- “mom” -1903 -1982

Claude E.-“ dad” -1901 -1973
Married April 29, 1922


WHITE, Ione B.- 1880 -1961

Alex W. -1884- 1977


SMITH, Alma Rae -1901 -1993

Houston J. -1903- 1978


ADAMS, Josephine Grubaugh - Dec. 21, 1926- Feb 17, 1980

WRIGHT, Virginia B. 1924- ___

Norris A. -1924 -1974
Married March 15, 1947


SMITH, Anne M. -Dec. 31, 1919 -Nov. 16, 1990

[WHITE], Helen Louise, infant daughter of Alexander Watts & Ione B. WHITE born: October 1, 1916 died: October 7, 1916
We loved her, yes, we loved her, But the angels loved her more, so they gently called her to the other shore.

ADAMS, Bessie M. -w/o Lonnie 1917 -1961

SMITH, Cloaie M. -1896 -1968

Donald C.- 1896 -1966

MILITARY STONE
Donald C. SMITH -Illinois SGT Co. I 130 Infantry
World War I -November 22, 1896 -August 31, 1966


SMITH, Gerald D -Feb. 1, 1927- _____

Elta (Wilms)- Oct. 28, 1924- _____


WILSON, L. E. -1890 -1966

SMITH, Alva S. -1898 -1932

Beatrice B. -1901 -1992

WILSON all three are together

father Marshall L. WILSON -1859 -1948
mother Mary Jane WILSON-1854 -1934
daughter Nydia O. STORY -1894- 1991

BROWN, Ira A. -1889 -1931

Clarretta- 1893- 1950


SMITH, Abigail- 1859 -1929

SMITH, H. D. MD-1854 -1915

SMITH, Margery W.- May 23, 1910 -July 17, 1980

Andrew L.- Dec. 29, 1905- Mar. 12, 1950

SMITH, John L.- son -July 13, 1929

SMITH, Mary J.- w/o John Smith -Oct. 2, 1858- Oct. 12, 1910

John “Jack” -Oct. 4, 1860- Nov. 29, 1938

WHITE, Charles H.- father Aug. 20, 1904- Feb. 10, 1996

Doris L. (Johnson) -mother -Dec. 7, 1908 -July 1, 1991

Married June 14, 1903


WHITE, Lee H.- February 5, 1946

SMITH, C. Frank - 1871- 1943

Susan - 1873 - 1952


WALKER, Hester Andrews- mother -Dec. 27, 1885- May 26, 1949

Mary E. -daughter - June 17, 1905 - Aug. 10, 1911
Angus C. - father - Sept 23, 1885 -Aug. 10, 1911
Behind is a long flat stone with

WALKER, Mona V.- 1912- 1981

Clifford A.-1908 - 1970


SMITH, Chas T. “Chick”- Apr. 28, 1905 -Nov. 10, 1924

SMITH, Ralph - at rest - Apr. 16, 1919 - Apr. 20, 1924

SMITH, Wm. H. “cube” “Uncle” -1863 - 1940

[MACK] Ella E. MACK- “Mother” - 1858 - 1915

SMITH, George E. “Cousin” -1887 - 1952

SMITH, Arthur L. - Nov. 3, 1933 -Nov. 11, 1933

Nellie Jean - June 24, 1935


SMITH, Jesse L.- Apr. 15, 1931- Sept. 24, 1988

Donna L. - Sept. 28, 1935- _____
Married February 5, 1955


SMITH, William - Born Blue Island, IL - February 1, 1908

Died Chicago, IL - September 3, 1886

[METZGER] Kathryn Metzger- no dates

Married December 29, 1956 Daughter Julia Elizabeth No Dates
Is death the last sleep? No, it is the Last and Final Awakening
“Sir Walter Scott”


WHITE, Clayton - July 31, 1925 - Apr. 11, 1984

Cordelia Metzgar White - July 24, 1929
Married September 24, 1950 SMI US NAVY World War II


SMITH, EVA E. -1905- 1951

BROWN, Larry Leon -1948

Melvin Dean -1956
Infant sons of Howard & Doris L. BROWN


THOMPSON KOONCE, Ethel -1900 -1975

THOMPSON, John E. -1906- 1979

Geneva 1917- ____
Married March 23, 1936


THOMPSON, William W. PFC. U.S. Army World War II

June 23, 1907- May 17, 1989


THOMPSON, Thomas W. -1890 -1962

Lottie D. -1884- 1985

SMITH, Fred A. - 1903 - 19__

Helen L.- 1900 -1969


WRIGHT, Helen Martha - Nov. 6, 1914- Jan. 11, 1929

WILSON, Michael Edward- Sept. 9, 1947 -Sept. 14, 1947

WILSON, Charles F.- Illinois SGT. CO. M 54 Inf. World War I

December 26, 1892 -May 20, 1969


SMITH, Georganna Feb. 3, 1903 Jan. 30, 1915

1 year, 11 months, 26 days


WRIGHT, Myrtle -1882 -1962

James W. -1878 -1968


WILSON, Grace “Goodbreak” -Oct. 25, 1905 -Feb 26, 1987

SMITH, Ruth Geraldine- Oct. 15, 1915- Jan. 8, 1917

OUR DARLING


WILSON, Katie C. - 1889 - 1972

Thomas C. -1885 -1960


WRIGHT, Owen - 1873 - 1945

SMITH, Carl E. - Mar. 9, 1901- Oct. 5, 1918

BIG STONE
Front of stone

JONES, Edward M.- Sept. 25, 1871- ___

BROWN, Jennie- his wife - Dec. 10, 1871 - Feb. 11, 1895

Right side of the stone

BROWN, Henry G, - Aug. 16, 1844 - Apr. 25, 1924

Sallie A. - his wife - Dec. 29, 1853 -Feb. 14, 1944


BROWN, Minnie S.- 1878 - 1953

BROWN, Lewis E. - [together but separate stones no dates for him]

SMITH, Betty Ireland - 1905- 1971

WHITE, Harry J.- 1868 - 1918

WHITE, Anna I. - 1870- 1924

WILSON, Geannette - d/o H & M - died December 12, 1820

4 years, 11 months, 24 days


WILSON, William W.- s/o H & M - died April 4, 1880

6 months 28 days [got to recheck this as it doesn’t sound right]


SMITH, Elkana H.- died December 29, 1891

aged 74 years. 11 months 11 days
Catharine w/o Elkana H. died December 5, 1888
aged 62 years, 10 months 11 days
Old stone beside it reads Catharine Smith


SMITH, Jary-May 4, 1877 - October 22, 1880

Rest in Peace My Brother


SMITH, Lyman G. - Illinois died in Vandalia, Il. - Jan. 28, 1863

Aged 36 years


WILSON, Susanna- w/o J. B.- died June 3, 1875 - 64yrs 7mo 23dys

WILSON, Joseph B.- b: March 3, 1813 - D: April 10, 1877

aged 51 years, 5 months, 17 days

SMITH on front of stone and McAdams on back of stone

back of stone

McAdams, Thomas - Aug. 29, 1944 - ____
Margaret M.- w/o T M McAdams - Feb. 27, 1856- _____


Front of the stone

SMITH

Mabel B. - Frank S. - Julia W.
1885 - 1919; 1884 - 1956; 1885 - 1975

behind this stone are 3 separate stones that read

Mc ADAMS, Thomas, 1846 - 1929

Mc ADAMS, Margaret 1856 - 1937

SMITH, R.C. [NO DATES]

SMITH, Teddie, -s/o J. D. & Bell M Smith

died September 27, 1882 aged 11 months 4 days


BROWN, Robbie- infant son of J.D. & Maggie BROWN

died February 2, 1829 aged 11 months 18 days


BROWN, Ella - d/o S.W. & S.T. - May 31, 1861 - Nov. 3, 1881

SMITH, Charlie E.- s/o F.F. & M.J. - Jan. 19, 1870 - Dec. 15, 1893

on the same stone is

SMITH, Mary J. - w/o F.F. Smith - Nov. 23, 1844 - Jan. 27, 1912

SMITH, Frederick F. Oct. 30, 1844 Feb 3, 1917

George F.- s/o F.F. & M.J. - Jan. 11, 1881- Nov. 15, 1896


SMITH, Matilda Bassett Smith - 1884 -1918

[Matilda is buried with the Bassetts]


SMITH, Mabel B.- 1885 -1919

Frank S. - 1884 -1919
Julia W.- 1885- 1975


[I think this could be a repeat]

WILSON, McLain -1845 - 1924

Ann -his wife -1852 -1923


SMITH, Alfred - 1950- 1919

SMITH, Emma D. -1854 - 1920

BROWN, John J.-1852 - 1932

BROWN, Nellie J. - 1861- 1944

BROWN, William - Feb. 27, 1849 - May 26, 1895

Mary M - his wife Nov. 11, 1848 - June 13, 1889


WHITE, Harrison - born in North Carolina - died in Vandalia, IL March 29, 1901, aged 79 years, 2 months 4 days

WHITE, Catherine -w/o Harrison born in Warren County, NC

June 9, 1817 -died June 11, 1890- aged 73 years 2 days


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