The Old Catholic Cemetery, Henry Illinois

(Formerly the Old Irish Cemetery, Old St. Mary's Cemetery, Old German Catholic Cemetery, Old Settler's Cemetery, the Merritt Cemetery, The Apfel Cemetery, The Meridian Cemetery)

Contributed by Steve Slaughter and Tom Bogner

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Cemetery Listing

Old Catholic Cemetery, Henry Township, Marshall County, Illinois

Total records = 114.
AKA: Old St. Mary’s, Old Merritt, Old Irish, Apfel-Merdian-Weis
Ownership: Peoria Diocese
Custodians: St. Mary’s Parish
Status: Currently Inactive
Burials: Minimum 112 as of Dec. 1998
Dates: 1843-ca.1900

Acherman, Auga B., d. Sep 3,1844. Aged 4 yr 13 da, s/o A.C. and E. Acherman.

Acherman, Eve, d. Jan.20, 1845, w/o Augus C. Acherman.

Apfel, Anthony, d. Oct. 10, 1853. Aged 42 yr.

Barow, Timothy, d. Sep 11, 1854. Aged 45 yr. Native of Co. Cork, Erected by his affectionate wife, Mary.

Barrow, James, d. Mar. 26, 1867, Native of Co. Cork, Civil War, Companies C and K, 65th IL Infantry.

Bender, Anna Maria, d. Feb. 1, 1862. Aged 64 yr, b. ca. 1798.

Bender, Mary, d. Sep 17, 1863. Aged 4 yr, 2 mo and 12 da. d/o P & C Bender.

Boyce, Daniel, b. Dec. 16, 1858. Aged 2 da, s/o James and Mary natives of Tipperary, Ireland.

Boyce, Edmond, b. Jan. 2, 1857. Aged 8 da, s/o James and Mary natives of Tipperary, Ireland.

Boyce, James, b. Nov. 13, 1860. Aged 9 mo, s/o James and Mary natives of Tipperary, Ireland.

Casey, Catherine, d. Aug. 9, 1859. Aged 47 yr, w/o John, Native of Ireland.

Casey, John, d. Feb. 9, 1866. Aged 69 yr, b. ca. 1797.

Casey, Margaret, d. Mar 9, 1872, in Bloomington. Aged 30 yr, w/o T. Casey.

Casey, Mary, d. Dec. 3, 1871. Aged 13 mos. 3 da, d/o Margaret and T. Casey.

Commins, Maria, d. Sep 2, 1857. Aged 25 yr 6 mos, (Cummings) w/o Michael Commins, Her father, Thomas O’Brien, on same stone.

Cook, Charles E., d. Dec. 17, 1866. Aged 2 yr, 8 mos. 17 da, s/o M. & H.D. Cook.

Cook, Mary, d. Oct. 30, 1867. Aged 50 yr, 1 mo, w/o John, b. in Co. Cavin, Ireland.

Cox, Roger, d. Sep 1, 1855. Aged 30 yr, Native of Leitrim, Ireland.

Cummings, Ann, d. Mar 27, 1863. Aged 35 yr, w/o Michael Cummings.

Cummings, Johanna, d. July 1861. Aged 11 mos. 21 da, d/o Ann and Michael.

Curry, Frankie, d. Apr 1, 1869. Infant s/o James and Mary.

Curry, Mary, d. Dec. 25, 1870, w/o James, Native of Nagull, County Clair, Ireland.

Dollard, John, d. Mar 9, 1864. Aged 36 yr. A native of Co. Killarney, Parish Glenmore, Ireland

Dorcy, Timothy, d. Sep 8, 1854. Aged 45 yr 4 mo, Father of Patrick and William.

Downey, Cathrine, d. October 3, 1858. Aged 32 yr, w/o Mihael Downey. Native of Co. Monoghan, Ireland.

Downey, John, d. Aug. 1 1864. Aged 1 year, 10 da, s/o J. & A.

Downey, John, d. July 12, 1867. Aged 44 yr. Native of Ireland

Downey, John, d. Sep 19, 1858. Aged 4 yr 5 mo, s/o Mihael and Catherine.

Ely, Infant, b. & d. ca. 1900. d/o John and Mary Pearson Ely.

Erie, Andrew, d. May 24, 1864. Aged 27 yr, 2 mo and 17 da.

Faling, Anton, d. Nov. 15, 1870. Aged 62 yr.

Finnegan, Mary Barrow, d. May 20, 1860. Aged 24 yr, 6 mos. Native of City of Cork, Ireland, w/o Patrick Jr. , s/o Mary and Patrick

Finnegan, Mary Jennett, d. Sep 4, 1860. Aged 63 yr, b. ca. 1797, Native of Louth, Ireland, w/o Patrick Finnegan.

Finnegan, Patrick, d. Jan. 29, 1880. Aged 90 yr, b. ca. 1790, Native of County Louth, Ireland.

Ford, John, d. Sep 19, 1864. Aged 3 yr, s/o P & M Ford.

Ford, Sarah, d. Dec. 22, 1864. Aged 2 yr 10 mo.

Goodman, Philip, d. Oct. 29, 1867. Aged 22 yr 5 mo.

Green, Mary, d. Jan. 22, 1858. Aged 42 yr, w/o Patrick, Native of County of Rosscommon, Ireland

Green, Patrick, b. 23 Mar 1811, Rire, Ireland, d. 14 Nov 1897, h/o Mary, no headstone, occupancy suspect, located by footstone in 1952 inventory to the left of Mary's.

Green, Thomas, d. Dec. 30, 1874, In Newby’s First Illinois Regiment, Mexican War. "Just Passing Thru" slogan on original stone, native of Ireland. Original stone missing about 1978.

Halligan, Louese M., d. Nov. 1, 1860. Aged 1 year, 4 mos, d/o Thomas & Mary.

Halligan, Mary, d. Nov. 18, 1860. Aged 32 yr, w/o Thomas.

Halligen, Ann, d. Aug. 20, 1863. Aged 2 weeks. d/o T & C Halligen.

Halligen, Francis, d. Oct. 22, 1867. Aged 26 yr, s/o T. & G. Halligen.

Halligen, Patrick, d. Dec. 6, 1862. Aged 3 mo, s/o T & C Halligen.

Halligen, William T., d. Aug. 29, 1864. Aged 3 weeks, s/o T & C Halligen.

Harrington, Andrew, d. Jan. 25, 1866. Aged 8 mos, s/o James & M. Harrington.

Harrington, James, d. Sep 9, 1865. Aged 8 yr, 9 mos, s/o James & M. Harrington.

Hartley, James, d. Nov. 12, 1853. Aged 50 yr, 3 mo, 14 da.

Hartley, Phillip, d. Aug. 4, 1864. Aged 31 yr, Native of Killkenny Parish of Glennmere, Ireland

Heigens, Eberhard, d. February 27, 1864. Aged 21 yr.

Hickey, Infant, d/o Daniel and Maria

Hickey, Maria, d. Nov. 16, 1857. Aged 32 yr, 3 da, w/o Daniel, s/w Infant

Howell, Ellen, d. Aug. 17, 1863. Aged 39 yr.

Howell, John, d. July 17, 1868. Aged 40 yr.

Koch, Markrid, d. Aug. 8, 1843, Aged 56 yr, b. 1787, w/o Henry Koch.

Kroeper, Katie, d. Feb. 22, 1870. Aged 5 yr, 8 mo.

Kroeper, Peter, d. Aug. 2, 1870. Aged 7 da.

Kroeper, Peter, d. Mar 18, 1870. Aged 1 year 2 mo.

Landers, Margaret O’Brien, d. 1807-1881. Native of Emily, County Tipperary, Ireland.

Lawless, Thomas, d. Apr 5, 1858. Aged 2 yr, 10 mo, 13 da, s/o P. & M. Lawless

Louis, Mary, d. Apr 2, 1862. Aged 16 da, d/o Michael and Mary.

Louis, Mary, d. Mar 24, 1862. Aged 22 yr, 8 mo, 20 da, w/o Michael Louis, Native of the Parish of Callin Co., Tipperary, Ireland.

Loynd, Thomas R., d. October 6, 1852. Aged 1 year, 3 da, s/o G & MLoynd.

Loynd, William John H., d. Feb. 7, 1857. Aged 3 yr, 5 mos., 7 da, s/o G. & M. Loynd

Ludwig, Andreas, d. ca. 1853. Aged 60 yr, b. ca. 1793.

Ludwig, Andreas, d. ca. 1875. Aged 32 yr, s/o Andreas and Magdalene.

Ludwig, Angelos, d. ?, Aged 23 yr. d/o Andreas and Magdalene.

Ludwig, Arsenius, d. ca.1867. Aged 26 yr, s/o Andreas and Magdalene.

Ludwig, Magdalene, d. ca. 1864. Aged 68 yr, b. ca. 1796.

Maloy, Mary, d. Aug 9, 1854. Aged 1 year, 12 da, d/o Patrick and Ann Maloy.

Marnane, Margaret, d. Nov. 21, 1885. Aged 18 yr, 5 mo, 18 da, Obituary had her name as Elizabeth, 1975 inventory listed her last name as Murname, her father Michael, mother Ellen McCarty.

Matern, John V., d. Feb. 5, 1853. Aged 6 yr, 10 mo, 12 da, s/o P. & F. Matern

Matern, Phillip, d. Mar 12, 1853. Aged 2 yr, 6 mo, s/o P. & F. Matern

McManus, Charles, d. May 4, 1866.

McManus, Peter, d. Mar 14, 1879. Aged 46 yr.

McVey, John, d. Jan. 28, 1863. Aged 2 yr, 7 mos, s/o P. & A. McVey

McVey, Patrick, d. Aug 9, 1866. Aged 35 yr

Merdian, Christina, d. Sep 2, 1852, b. Nov. 11, 1849, Aged 2 yr, 9mos., 19 da. d/o Joseph & Mary.

Meyer, George, d. 1871. Aged 1 month, 1 day, s/o M. (or W.) & K. Meyer.

Meyer, Katherine, d. 1871. Aged 16 yr. George (below) is on her headstone.

Minniter, Mary, d. Aug, ca. 1863-1864. d/o John and Mary, First name may have been Margaret. Believed to have died very young, perhaps just 1-3 yr old. Stone about 1/3 destroyed.

Mitchell, Mary, d. Aug 29, 1861. Aged 49 yr, w/o James Mitchell, Native of County Dublin, Ireland.

Murray, Thomas, d. 1879. Veteran of Civil War, Co. D, 47th Illinois Infantry.

Nass, Henry Nass, d. Aug 13, 1855. Aged 25 yr, 7 mo.

O'Brien, Anastasia, d. Nov. 1, 1865 Aged 63 yr, Native of Co. Tipperary, Parish of Emely.

O'Brien, Thomas, d. Oct. 16, 1854. Aged 66 yr, b. 1788, Father of Maria Commins (Cummings). Maria on same stone.

O'Brien, William, d. Sep 16, 1865, b. 1800. Aged 65 yr, Native of Co. Tipperary, Parish of Emely.

O'Bryen, James, d. Mar 10, 1871. Aged 5 mos, s/o John & Mary (above).

O'Bryen, Mary, d. Feb. 15, 1872. Aged 28, w/o John O’Bryen, Native of County Cork, Ireland.

O'Connell, Ann, d. Mar 19, 1863. Aged 20 yr, 20 da, Native of the Parish of Abington, County Limerick, Ireland.

O'Conner, Anna I., d. Sep 27, 1864. Aged 3 yr, 10 mos., 27 da, d/o T. & E. O’Conner.

O'Neil, Patrick, d. Sep 15, 1863. Aged 41 yr. Native of County Cavin. 1975 inventory mentions Parish of Sheflnnagh.

Peterman, Nicholas, d. Aug. 11, 1859. Aged 56 yr. Stone erected by wife, Mary.

Pries, Peter, d. Oct. 18, 1866. Aged 10 mo, 11 da, s/o Joseph and L. Pies.

Renz, Anne Barbara, d. Oct. 13, 1859, b. Oct. 11, 1858. Aged 1 year, 2 da, d/o D. & T. Renz

Renz, Greggri, d. Feb. 18, 1859. Aged 27 yr, 4 mo.

Roberts, Catherine, d. Nov. 7, 1873. Aged 39 yr, w/o E.W. Roberts.

Roberts, John W., d. Sep 8, 1872. Aged 6 mo, 13 da, s/o E.W. & Catherine (above).

Rogers, Johanna, d. Aug 7, 1861. Aged 2 yr, 7 mos, d/o Michael and Mary

Rogers, Mary, d. Oct. 18, 1861. Aged 31 yr, w/o Michael Rogers, Native of Fenkle, County Clare, Ireland.

Rooney, John, d. May 16, 1861. Age 40 yr. Native of County Sligo.

Schmidt, Vincent, d. Sep 3, 1854, b. Feb.2, 1822, Aged 32 yr, 7 mo, 1 day.

Sharkey, Margaret A., d. Sep 26, 1860. Aged 2 yr, 10 mo, 28 da, d/o Owen and Jane.

Sharkey, Thomas, d. Dec. 8, 1857. Aged 1 year, 11 mo, 26 da, s/o Owen and Jane.

Sharkey, Thomas, d. Nov. 3, 1855. Aged 30 yr.

Shuster, Anthony, d. Feb. 17, 1861. Aged 40 yr.

Toemmes, Maria, d. Nov. 4, 1869, b. Sep 29, 1796. Aged 73 yr.

Tomes, Nicholaus, d. Feb. 22, 1870, b. Sep 5, 1861.

Tumey, Catherine, d. Jan. 30, 1869. Aged 5 yr, 6 mo, 22 da, d/o P. & M. Tumey.

Von V(B)ibra, Dr. Edmund, d. Nov. 22, 1865. Aged 43 yr, 5 mo.

Walsh, Ellen Owens, d. Feb. 10, 1864. Aged 24 yr, w/o Patrick Walsh, Parish of Grenaugh, County of Cork, Ireland.

Weis, Katherine, d. May 26, 1869. Aged 54 yr, w/o Valentine Weis, She has a newer stone in Calvary Cemetery, so most likely, her body was moved.

Wunder, Heinrich, d. 1867, s/o Simon Wunder.

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