Lease's Grove Cemetery
Mason Co, Illinois

  

Entrance and overview of Lease's Grove
Photos & directions contributed by Allen & Carole Martin

The cemetery is located approx. 1/2 mile south of Teheran, off County Road 2950. Teheran is located on Route 10 between Easton & Mason City. Turn south on CR 2950 (there is a grain elevator at the intersection of Route 10 & CR 2950). Approx. 1/2 south of Route 10, turn into the driveway of the first house on the right. Continue straight past the house onto a gravel land for approx. 1/4 mile. The cemetery sits on a hill surrounded by trees. If the ground is not too soft, you can drive up the hill. If traveling east on Route 10 from Easton, shortly before reaching Teheran, look to the south and you will be able to see the stones on the hillside. You cannot see the cemetery from CR 2950. The cemetery is in pretty good shape. Many of the stones have broken but are repaired. It may be a good cemetery to probe for buried stones.

Information below was contributed by the Martin's, January 2006, and also taken from the 1956 Honor Roll, and the published cemetery reading for verification. All stones found in this cemetery are online on this page.

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  Name   Born Died Other Inscriptions Other Info
ADAMS, Amos L.   4 February 1874 aged 5 mos 10 ds, son of G.W. & S.G. Adams  
ADAMS, Benjamin L.   14 October 1864 aged 3 ys 23 ds, son of G.W. & S.J. Adams  
ADAMS, George W. 12 September 1827 7-Aug-04   shares a stone with Susan
ADAMS, Ida Bell   29 November 1862 aged 6 mos 22 ds, dau of J.G. & N. Adams  
ADAMS, John Q.   1 August 1868 aged 63 yrs 4 ms  
ADAMS, Laurinda J.   29 January 1870 aged 5 yrs 4 ms 19ds, dau of G.W. & S.J. Adams  
ADAMS, Mary O.   6 September 1863 aged 3 weeks, dau of G.W. & S.J. Adams  
ADAMS, Remus G.   2 December 1867 aged 29? Yrs 7 mos 17 days  
ADAMS, Rosella   18 September 1872 aged 10 mos 8 ds, dau of G.W. & S. J. Adams  
ADAMS, Susan J. 14 June 1833 7-Feb-00 wife of G.W. Adams shares a stone with George
ADAMS, Viriginia   24 September 1872 aged 1 yr 11 mos 2 ds, dau of L. & M.M. Adams  
ADAMS, William L.   6 October 1868 aged 10 ms 26ds, son of L. & M.M. Adams  
BABCOCK, Erma   18 December 1880 aged 1 yr 11 mo ?d, dau of W.H. & C.J. Babcock  
BLUNT, Alexander 6 February 1830 1 January 1899 "Mother and Father at Rest" same stone as Sarah D.
BLUNT, Idella   4 July 1854 aged 25 ds, dau. Of E. & S.D. Blunt  
BLUNT, Idella Infant   11 May 1863 dau of A. & S. Blunt "Sleep on sweet baby and take thy rest, to call thee home God thought it best."  
BLUNT, James A.     "Son & Daughter of S. & C. Blunt" same stone as Nancy
BLUNT, James Coleman   10 April 1866 aged 2 yrs 10 ms & 29 ds, son of A & S Blunt, "Sleep on sweet baby and take thy rest, to call thee home God thought it best."  
BLUNT, Nancy     "Son & Daughter of S. & C. Blunt" same stone as James A.
BLUNT, Sarah D. 24 April 1828 4 July 1891 "Mother and Father at Rest" same stone as Alexander
BROWN, Lovisy   18 June 1857 aged 66 yr 9 m 21 d  
BUTLER, Nathen   1930   same stone as the Smith family
CASE, Sophie   19 August 1871 aged 12 yr 10 mo ?d first name and dates taken from cemetery reading as stone is nearly illegible
CATES, Homer W.   27 October 1885 aged 3 yrs 10 ms 9 ds, son of A.J. & E.O. Cates, "God loaned the bud, the blossom was not for earth but for heaven."  
CATES, William S.   21 November 1866 aged 1 yr 9 ms 11 ds, son of A.J. & E.O. Cates, "We lay thee in the silent lamb, Sweet blossom of the day. We just began to view thy bloom, When thou art called away. Friendship and love hath don its best and now can do no more, The bitterness of death is past. And all his sufferings oer."  
CAVE, Harriete   15 September 1853 aged 7 ms 13 ds, dau of Wm & F. Cave  
CAVE, John T.   1 March 1855 aged 4 ms 3 ds, son of Wm. & F. Cave  
CHESTER, Charles P.   21 September 1871 aged 38 yrs  
CHESTER, Clarabell   22 August 1871 aged 1 yr 6 ms, children of C.P. & S. Chester same stone as Francis T.
CHESTER, Francis T.   16 April 1869 aged 4 ms 15 ds, children of C.P. & S. Chester same stone as Clarabell
CONROY, Sarah 10 October 1802 21 July 1880    
CORNE, Etha L. 14 April 1869 13 March 1894 wife of J. A. Corne  
CUTTING, Emly E.   17 September 1861 aged 8 m 23 d, dau of A.J. & M. Cutting, "I take this little lamb said she and lay it on my breast, protection it shall find in me and be forever blest"  
CUTTING, Harriet B.   17 October 1852 dau of H. & S. Cutting, aged 1 yr 6 mos  
CUTTING, Hiram   8 July 1852 aged 31 yrs 11 mos 16 days  
CUTTING, Hizaciah   5 September 1853 aged 1 yr 2 mos 14 ds, son of A.J. & M.M  
CUTTING, Infant   25 January 1863 son of A.J. & M. Cutting  
CUTTING, J.R.   5 September 1862 aged 1 yr 14 d, dau of A.J. & M Cutting, "This lovely bud so young and ________, called hence by early doom, comely how sweet flower in paradise would bloom"  
CUTTING, Mary   2 October 1864 aged 26 ys 8 mos 14 ds, wife of A.J. Cutting "Dearest sister, thou hath left, Here thy loss we deeply feel, But tis God that has bereft us, He can all our sorrows heal."  
CUTTING, Mary E.   5 February 1853 aged 3 ys 1 mo 25 ds, dau of H & S Cutting  
CUTTING, Mary M.   13 November 1855 aged 25 yrs 8 ms 27 ds, wife of Andrew J. Cutting, "Farewell dear friends in Christ beloved?, I bid you all a short adue. My time has come, I long to go, I trust my Lord I soon shall view."
DOLCATER, John W.   1 Septermber 1870 aged 11 mos 26 ds, son of W. F. & D. J. Dolcater  
DOUGLAS, Charles E.   14 August 1870 aged 5 ms 27 d, son of J.W. & E. Douglas Same stone as Cora Douglas
DOUGLAS, Cora L.   9 September 1872 aged 1 yr 28 d, dau of J.W. & E. Douglas Same stone as Charles E. Douglas
DOUGLAS, Freddie   11 August 1878 aged 2 ms 14 ds, children of N.B. & J.A. Douglas, "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven." Same stone as Maudie Douglas
DOUGLAS, Maudie   11 August 1878 aged 2 ms 14 ds, children of N.B. & J.A. Douglas, "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven." Same stone as Freddie Douglas
ELISON, Augusta   23 July 1873 dau of I. & L. Elison Same stone as Ira Elison
ELISON, Elizabeth   18 May 1860 aged 39 y 9 m 18 d, wife of G.D. Elison  
ELISON, Ira   29 January 1874 aged 31 years Same stone as Augusta Elison
ELMORE, David M. 24 February 1869 26 January 1874 son of R.E. & M.E. Elmore  
FERGUSON, Charles H.   5 October 1865 aged 10 mos 29 ds, son of Wm H & P.A. Ferguson  
FRY, Chas. E. 1883 1885 son of Wm. H. & Clara Fry, A sunbeam from the world has vanished  
FRY, Olive F. 1882 1885 dau of Wm. H. & Clara Fry, How many hopes lie buried here  
FRY, Wm. H. 1853 1895 born at Waverly, OH, died at Pawnee, IL  
GARRISON, Ann E.   28 October 1882 aged 38 ys 8 ms 25 ds  
HAWKINS, Henry E.   28 March 1872 aged 10 days, son of Chauncey I & Almira M Hawkins  
HUTCHENS, Andrew   7 October 1857 aged 1 y 8 m 6 d, son of H.N. & M.L.  
HUTCHENS, H. N. 19 July 1825 17 March 1868   Civil War Veteran, G.A.R. marker
HUTCHENS, Lillis   10 December 1860 aged 2 yrs 8 ms, dau of H.N. & M.L. Hutchens  
HUTCHENS, Sarah E.   2 February 1859 aged 26 y 2?m, wife of L.B. Hutchens  
JOHNSON, Charles R.   24 August 1861 aged 10 ds, son of J.W. & E. Johnson, "Go to thy dreamless bed, gentle and meek and mild, with blessings on thy head, _______(illegible)"  
JOHNSON, Edla J.   9 October 1870 aged 2 ys 1 mo 2 ds, dau of J.W. & Ellen Johnson, "In heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which _____ hearts"  
MARTIN, Wm. H 9 August 1862 9 September 1863 son of N. & R.E. Martin  
MASLANDER, Eliza 19 November 1840     Same stone as James Maslander
MASLANDER, James 16 November 1834 25 June 1901   Same stone as Eliza Maslander
MORSLANDER, Charles   16 August 1864 aged 4 ys 1 mo 10 d, son of J. & E. Morslander  
MORSLANDER, George W.   5 September 1864 aged 3 y 18 d, son of J. & E. Morslander  
MORSLANDER, Sarah E.   13 August 1861 aged 1y 2m 13 d, dau of J. & E. Morslander  
MOSLANDER, Albert   26 October 1847 AE 11 m 8 d, son of J & E Moslander on the back of this stone is James' name and dates, but upside down
MOSLANDER, Christina   1 August 1868 aged 11 ms 28 ds, dau of J. & E. Moslander, "Sleep on sweet babe and like thy rest. God called thee home he thought it best."  
MOSLANDER, Elizabeth   25 November 1876 aged 70 y 6 m 15 d, wife of J. Moslander same stone as James
MOSLANDER, Harvey   30 April 1881 aged 1 yr 9 ms & 20 d same stone as Lawrence
MOSLANDER, James   29 April 1849 aged 55 y 11 m 21 d same stone as Elizabeth, also had a stone that was turned over and used for Albert
MOSLANDER, James A.   21 August 1868 aged 2 yrs 9 ms 10 d, son of J. & E. Moslander, verse at bottom is not legible  
MOSLANDER, John E.   1 January 1871 aged 2 yrs 10 ms, son of J. & E. Moslander, "I take this little one said he, And lay him on my breast, Protection he shall find in me, And be forever blest."  
MOSLANDER, Lawrence   31 July 1872 aged 1 year 2 days same stone as Harvey
MOSLANDER, Margary   17 September 1857 aged 1 yr 2 ms 7 ds, dau of D & J Moslander  
MOSLANDER, Westeria R.   11 October 1857 aged 1 y 3 d, dau of D & J Moslander  
NORTON, Mary E.   23 May 1885 aged 15 ys & 8 ms, dau of T. & J. Norton same stone as Thomas
NORTON, Thomas   29 May 1885 aged 40 y 2 m 9 d same stone as Mary
PATCH, Achsah   6 August 1854 aged 43 yr 3 mo 21 d, wife of S. Patch  
PHELPS, Charles Otis   21 February 1874 aged 9 mos 4 dys, son of G.O. & H. Phelps  
PHELPS, Ettie C.   6 February 1870 aged 1 yr 8 ms 1 d, dau of G.O. & H. Phelps  
PHELPS, Freddie   9 August 1871 aged 5 ms 8 ds, son of G.O. & H. Phelps  
PHELPS, Willie   28 March 1874 aged 2 yrs 1 mo 17 dys, son of G.O. & H. Phelps  
POLLOCK, James W.   10 August 1872 aged 24 ys 20 ds, son of J.R. & C.E. Pollock, "Farewell Father, Mother, Dear Brothers and Sisters, all my time has come and yours wil also, prepare to meet thy God."  
POOR FARM & Unknown     "In Memory of Unknown from Mason Co Farm and Others Who May Be Buried Here"  
RIGGINS, Elizabeth 18 May 1816 30 June 1890    
RIGGINS, Ella N.   9 August 1865 aged 2 ys & 5 ms, dau of J.S. & N.E. Riggins, "Sweet Ella unto Earth, a little while was given, She plumed her wings for flight, And soared away to Heaven."  
RIGGINS, Emma E.   8 October 1855 aged 10 ms 27 d, dau of J.S. & N.E. Riggins, "Sweet Emma unto Earth, a little while was given, She plumed her wings for flight, And soared away to Heaven."  
RIGGINS, Infant daughter 8 September 1897 8 September 1897 infant dau of E. & M.E. Riggins  
RIGGINS, Infant son   August 1855 aged 4 days, infant son of J. & E. Riggins  
RIGGINS, Infant son   9 July 1854 aged 1 day, infant son of J. & E. Riggins  
RIGGINS, James   28 May 1864 aged 47 ys 10? Mo 28 d  
RIGGINS, Permelia A.   25 November 1853 AE 2 ys 1 mo 27 ds, dau of J. & N.E. Riggins  
RIGGINS, Sarah A.   3 April 1870 aged 43 ys 5 m 26 d  
RIGGINS, Sarah M. 20 September 1852 30 March 1890 wife of Elijah Riggins  
RIGINS, Mary A.   13 February 1859 aged 23 y 11 m 13 d, wife of S.B. Rigins  
ROBBINS, Mahala   16 June 1857 aged 23 yrs, wife of A. Robbins  
ROLL, Leonora G.   28 August 1851 aged 11 mos & 4 ds, dau of A.P. & M.E. Roll  
ROLL, James M.   24 August 1858 aged 1 yr 10 mos & 7 ds, son of A.P. & M.E. Roll  
ROLL, Mary   6 December 1876 aged 84 ys 9 m 19 d, "Father, I give my spirit up. I trust it in thy hands. My dying flesh shall rest in hope, and it's at thy command."  
ROLL, Phoebe D.   24 February 1883 aged 23 ys 6 mo 8 ds wife of J.E. Roll  
ROLL, Rosazella R.   15 November 1862 aged 3 ys 6 ms 19 ds, dau of A.P. & M.E. Roll, "God loved this tender little one and would have wished her_______. But, let our Father's will be done, she shines in endless day."  
SHORT, Alonzo   13 December 1866 aged 7 ms 18 ds, son of W.P. & S.C. Short  
SHORT, Bertie   29 August 1885 aged 3 yrs & 8 mo, son of F.L. & S.E. Short  
SHORT, Eliphalet M.   14 August 1864 aged 6 yrs 6 ms 19 ds, son of W.P & S.C, on same stone as Henry  
SHORT, Flora M.   26 January 1862 dau of W.P. & S.C. Short  
SHORT, Henry H.   13 August 1864 aged 1 yr 8 ms 17 ds, son of W.P. & S.C., same stone as Eliphalet  
SHORT, Mary M.   26 April 1852 AE 11 ys 5 ms 2 ds, dau of W.P. & S.C. Short  
SHORT, Stephen   14 September 1851 aged 1 yr 3 ms 28 ds, son of W.P. & S.C. Short  
SHORT, William B.   25 February 1867 aged 22 y'rs 7 m's 12 d's, son of W.P. & S.C. Short listed on 1956 Honor Roll
SMITH, George W. 6 November 1848 14 September 1915   same stone as other Smiths
SMITH, Grace   1905 Infant same stone as other Smiths
SMITH, Martha A. Butler 3 May 1849 17 July 1936   same stone as other Smiths
SMITH, Ruby   July 1911 7 mo 2 day same stone as other Smiths
SMITH, Wyle 1878 1899   same stone as other Smiths
STOUT, Elizabeth   4 March 1869 aged 66 yrs 10 ms 22 ds, wife of Isaac Stout this stone is in the middle of the M.W. & Elizabeth Thompson family
THOMPSON, Elizabeth   3 March 1892 aged 58 yrs wife of M.W. Thompson  
THOMPSON, Infant     son of I.N. & L.B. Thompson same stone as Laura
THOMPSON, Israel C.   5 June 1862 ag'd 13 y 5 m 6 d, son of M. & E.A. Thompson  
THOMPSON, John   20 November 1856 aged 3 yrs 21 ds, son of M. & E.A. Thompson  
THOMPSON, Laura   11 April 1882 aged 22 y 4 m & 19 d, wife of I.N. Thompson same stone as Infant Thompson
THOMPSON, M. W.   11 November 1864 aged 41 y 2 m 21 d  
TOLLES, B. B.   13 November 1861 aged 45 yrs 9 ms 21 ds  
TOLLES, Ella   15 September 1860 aged 11 ys 3 mos 24 ds, dau of B.B. & M. Tolles  
TOMLIN, Hannah   1 December 1878 aged 65 ys 11 m 19 d, wife of M. Tomlin Same stone as Matthew Tomlin
TOMLIN, Matthew   22 February 1873 aged 69 ys 9 mo 23 d same stone as Hannah
Unknown Sylvester?   16 August 1871? aged 4 ys 5 mo 15 d name and dates verified from published cemetery reading as stone is nearly illegible
Unknown     field stone, no markings visible  
Unknown     field stone, no markings visible  
VANLANINGHAM, Annie   30 March 1871 aged 35 ys 11 d, wife of M. Vanlaningham  
VANLANINGHAM, George A.   21 August 1868 aged 1 yr 3 ms 2 d, son of M. & A. M. Vanlaningham  
WIBLE, Lewis   18 January 1856 aged 43 yrs 7 mos 18 ds  
WILSON, Freddie   19 September 1881 aged 10 ms 12 ds, son of J.F. & M.E. Wilson  
WILSON, Nancy R.   6 October 1853 AE 1 m 27 ds, dau of W. & M.M.A. Wilson  
WOOD, Isaac   7 November 1873 aged 62 yr 5 mo 23 d, "Bereft of all but Heaven" name and dates verified from published cemetery reading as stone is nearly illegible
WRIGHT, Frances   1 September 1856 son of S.F. & E.G. Wright  

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