Hamilton County, Illinois
Genealogy and History

Liberty Church

Organized in 1853 by James Harper Lamking, Minister of the Gospel.

The first church was built of logs with five acres of land given by his son-in-law, John Odle.

The stone reads

Pictures by Sylvia Hosler, taken in Aug 2007

Directions to the cemetery:
When you get to Broughton on Highway 142, turn and go west on the Walpole Blacktop aka county road 11. (I donít know if there is a road sign, but on the highway there is a sign that says Hebron CP Church and Cemetery with an arrow, that is the Walpole blacktop).
Keep following that road. You will go through a very small community called Walpole and you'll pass the turnoff for Hebron Church, but just stay on the main road.
About 2 ½ or 3 miles after you go through Walpole, the blacktop will curve to the left (south) but there is a gravel road that keeps going straight (west). Go down the gravel one. You will go maybe a ½ mile to a mile (or maybe a little farther) down this gravel road and then there will be a bridge (it is either the first or second bridge, I can't remember).
Immediately after the bridge, there will be a small lane (county road 335 E) and a sign on the left hand side of the road that says Liberty Church of Christ. Turn and go up that lane about ¼ a mile and the church and the cemetery will be on your left hand side.
Kyle Shoultz

[Sorry, the cemetery burials previously listed here were removed since they were copied by the ex-host of this site from some one else's website. We hope to replace them with our own work soon.]

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