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Knox County Illinois
Genealogy and History


South West Quarter, Section Eight, Elba Township

Research by ©Todd Walter
December, 2001

There are only 2 1/3 stones in this cemetery, although it appears there may have been more at one time. It is regularly maintained. It is located on the property that James R. Catterton purchased upon his arrival in this county in 1854.


James R. Catterton - Aug 9, 1819 - Feb 16, 1899 (WILL)
Father is Gone, but not Forgotten.
(Mexican and Civil War Veteran, see bio)

Sarah A. (Organ) Catterton - Sep 28, 1830 - Oct 17, 1903

Their Children, all on same stone:

Sarah A. - Oct 13, 1865 Age 12y 6m 11d
Martha J. - Oct 20, 1868 Age 1y 8m ?d
Sylvester A. - Oct 10, 1852 Age 1y 4m 10d
Edward M. - Jul 20, 1879 Age 17y 7m 6d

For Sylvester, Of Such is the Kingdom of Heaven
For Edward, In the midst of life - for in death

Clinton, Son of ?? ( Rest of stone gone)

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