Carter Cemetery
Mason Co, Illinois


This is a full listing of all stones found in Carter Cemetery. Researchers are welcome to contribute any information regarding other burials or information on illegible stones by emailing Kristin

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Name Birth Death Other Information
unknown     illegible
unknown   25 Dec 1876 65?y 9m 14d, top of stone missing, found next to Dobson stone
Baker, Elizabeth   6 May 1841 34y
Carter, ------------   ? Aug 1868 1y 3m 29d, son of R & L
Carter, Louisa 30 Aug 1832 23 Oct 1908` same stone as Richard
Carter, Richard 30 Aug 1828 28 Feb 1874 same stone as Louisa
Close, Augusta 11 Nov 1875 10 Oct 1878 2y 10m 29d, son of G.G. & S.E.
Close, Christiney   31 Oct 1836 15m, same stone as Francis, Orenia, James & Nancy, child of JT & S
Close, Francis   31 Aug 1839 2y, same stone as Christiney, Orenia, James & Nancy, child of JT & S
Close, James   17 Aug 1845 18m, same stone as Christiney, Francis, Orenia & Nancy, child of JT & S
Close, James T.   2 Aug 1860 47y 5m 29d, 2 stones, one with Susan
Close, John G 4 Dec 1819 25 Oct 1877 57y 10m 21d
Close, Laura J.   5 April 1882 15y 11m 21d
Close, Louisa   18 March 1870 42y 1m 2d, wife of JG
Close, Mary   1 June 1864 44y, wife of John G
Close, Nancy   26 Jan 1848 5d, same stone as Christiney, Francis, Orenia & James, child of JT & S
Close, Orenia   10 April 1842 5 weeks, same stone as Christiney, Francis, James & Nancy, child of JT & S
Close, Susan   11 Sept 1885 69y 4m 27d, wife of James T, same stone
Dobson, Josiah   19 Oct 1864 57y 9m 5d
Harman, Sarah A.   31 March 1869 18d, dau of P & N.E.
Lister, James F.   3 Oct 1853 1m 25d, son of E & N.E.
Marlow, Altamira A.   8 April 1853 19y
Norris, Henry   28 March 1871 5y 2m 27d, son of F.M .& H.
Samms, Martha R.   14 Nov 1860 9m 24d, dau of L.J. & E.E.
Sears, Henry 6 Dec 1805 11 June 1900 same stone as Vashti
Sears, infant   24 Aug 1864 1m 3d, son of J & M.A.
Sears, John 16 Feb 1835 19 May 1915  
Sears, Lora M.   14 July 1875 ? M 14d, dau of L & M.A.
Sears, Mary A. 29 Aug 1839 5 May 1912  
Sears, Perry   25 Sept 1873 3m 1d, son of J & M.A.
Sears, Vashti 14 Feb 1810 9 March 1894 wife of Henry, same stone
Sears, William E.   29 Sept 1871 9m 8d, son of J & M.A.
Willey, William H.   2 Sept 1853 24y 23d, son of J.F. & M, stone broken, age & dates from prior reading

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