Mt. Zion Cemetery
Mason Co, Illinois

  
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Discarded stones and pieces

Mt Zion Cemetery is located on County Road 1500E, southwest of Kilbourne, and is located next to the Mt Zion Church

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NameBornDiedOther Inscriptions/Information
??? ,   ???     broken stone, inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     wooden cross, no inscription
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     stone partially buried, inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???   5-17-1868 aged 11? Mo
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     inscription hidden by another stone
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     inscription not legible
??? ,   ???   6----1858 inscription not legible
??? ,   ???     double stone, possibly Reeder children?
??? ,   ???     broken stone, inscription not legible
??? ,   A.B.     inscription not legible
??? ,   Charles   18?7 Children of -----, same stone as Lizzie
??? ,   Grace   8-23-1885  
??? ,   Infant     No other inscriptions
??? ,   Infant     No name or date
??? ,   Isaiah?     11 y?
??? ,   Lizzie   8-15?-1868? Children of ----, same stone as Charles
Adkins ,   Charlie Knox 4-20-1881 8-26-1881 Son of Pernicia & Frank Adkins
Adkins ,   Pernecia Harris 12-23-1840 8/17/1900 wf of Frank Adkins
Anderson ,   Edeth   8-24-1870 26 y 11 m 9 d
Andrews ,   Jane   10-23-1850 11 m 5 d
Andrews ,   John   10-3-1853 32 y
Ashurst ,   Addie Mae   8-17-1892 2 y 10 m 9 d
Ashurst ,   Amanda C. Blunt 7-31-1838 4/27/1907 wf of John L. Ashurst
Ashurst ,   Charles   2-28-1881 16 y 4 m 3 d son of J.R. & C. Ashurst
Ashurst ,   Charlotte   2-9-1899 67 y 6 m 11 d wf of L.B. Ashurst
Ashurst ,   John L. 3-15-1838 1/9/1911  
Ashurst ,   Lewis B. Oct. 1847 4/2/1914  
Ashurst ,   Willilam E.   3-14-1893 26 y 9 m 11 d
Barrett ,   Carl 2-6-1888 5/11/1970 husband of Ella Barrett
Barrett ,   Ella 6-3-1886 7/11/1987  
Barrett ,   Mary A. 1825 1909 mother of Rev. James Barrett
Barrett ,   Willas   4-26-1877 son of E & MA Barrett
Beall ,   child   6-9-1883 3 y 25 d child of ? & ? Beal
Beall ,   child   6-25-1882 23 d
Beall ,   Emeline 7-18-1841 5/20/1911  
Beall ,   Robert 1861 1940  
Beall ,   Robert M. 4-22-1837 2/13/1905  
Bell ,   Robert A. 1861 1940  
Blunt ,   Alberry   8-26-1842 aged 18 y
Blunt ,   Catherine 1809 1886 wf of Samuel Blunt
Blunt ,   Eli H. 1856 1934  
Blunt ,   Eliza     same stone as John & Elizabeth (no dates)
Blunt ,   Elizabeth     same stone as John & Elizabeth (no dates)
Blunt ,   Elizabeth K.   1866 wf of Laban Blunt
Blunt ,   Elizabeth R.     see Cooper
Blunt ,   Etta M. 1879 1967 wf of L. G. Blunt
Blunt ,   Franklin   9-30-1867 2 y son of A.A. & M.A. Blunt
Blunt ,   Hiram M.   6-20-1867 3 m 18 d son of A. A. & M.A. Blunt
Blunt ,   James A.   9-19-1862 31 y 9 m 3 d
Blunt ,   Jane 1839 1912 wf of T. Blunt
Blunt ,   John   12-31-1851 3 m 14 d
Blunt ,   John     No dates; same stone as Elizabeth & Eliza
Blunt ,   John M.   9-22-1856 ?? Of HM & M. Blunt
Blunt ,   Johnnie   4-15-1863 1 y 7 m 9 d son of J.F. Blunt
Blunt ,   Julia A.   8-10-1870 1 y 10 m 20 d dau of A. & ? Blunt
Blunt ,   L. G. 1875 1953  
Blunt ,   Laura J.   9-18-1853 9 m 6 d dau of AA & MA Blunt
Blunt ,   Laura M.   8-26-1881 7 m 20 da dau of EH & DA Blunt
Blunt ,   Levi A.   6-10-1862 1 yr 11 mo 10 da son of HM & M Blunt
Blunt ,   Levi H.   9-21-1852 20 yr son of TE & S. Blunt
Blunt ,   Marshall Y.   11-7-1867 son of Thomas R. & Sinia F. Alderson Blunt
Blunt ,   Mary 3-7-1829 10-17-1864 wf of Henry Blunt
Blunt ,   Mary A.   Jan 1868 dau of T.R. & J Blunt
Blunt ,   Mary J. 1827 1919  
Blunt ,   Olive M. 1859 1924  
Blunt ,   Ollie T.   7-10-1881 26 y 2 m 22 d
Blunt ,   R. Clyde 1904 1994  
Blunt ,   Robert C. 1826 1866 son of T.F. & ?? Blunt
Blunt ,   Robert G.   5-18-1865 40 y 4 m 9 d
Blunt ,   Samuell 1809 1884 husband of Catherine Blunt
Blunt ,   Sarah J.   6-28-1856 dau of HM & M. Blunt
Blunt ,   Sinia F.   10-2-1864 68 y 10 m 23 d wife of T.F. Blunt
Blunt ,   Stephen L.   10-17-1881 25 yr 22 da
Blunt ,   T. F.   9-6-1881 81 y 1 m 13 d
Blunt ,   T.R. 1838 1918 husband of Jane
Bridges ,   Daniel 1869 1926  
Bridges ,   Edith O? 10-7-1896 10-23-1896 dau of D & J.M.
Bridges ,   John L. 1864 1909  
Bridges ,   Lewis B. 1901 1912  
Bridges ,   Marion 3-2-1863 1/22/1929  
Bridges ,   Maude 1876 1903  
Bridges ,   Rebecca 1840 1919  
Bridges ,   Sam 6-13-1860 1/15/1928  
Bridges ,   Sarah 1903 1903  
Clodfelter ,   Eve     wife of Jacob
Clotfelter ,   Clara   7-5-1862 1 y 8 m 7 d dau of C.W. & E.A. Clotfelter
Clotfelter ,   Jacob   7-12-1854 4y 11 m 1 d son of J & S Clotfelter
Clotfelter ,   Jane   11-14-1897 79 y 4 m, "Our Father and Mother"
Clotfelter ,   Marteas ???   ??-3-1855 dau of L & E S Clotfelter
Clotfelter ,   Michael   12-10-1891 76 y 3 m
Cobb ,   Roselia   8-6-1871 5 m 6 d dau of D.O. & M. J. Cobb
Coddington ,   Infant     Infant of W.B. & S.M. Coddington
Conklin ,   Carrie E.   12-9-1887 16 y 3 m 24 d
Conklin ,   Charles 9-1-1859 9/11/1947  
Conklin ,   Daisie G.   2-8-1890 7 h 11 m 3 d dau of G.E. & M.J. Conklin
Conklin ,   Edna 6-1-1870 ??  
Conklin ,   James   3-25-1883 27 y 8 m 25 d
Conklin ,   John   12-10-1884 55 y 8 m 5 d
Conklin ,   Josephine 3-5-1855 3/18/1922  
Conklin ,   Justie V.     dau of G.E & M.J. Conklin
Conklin ,   Katherine 12-15-1830 3/1/1920  
Conklin ,   Martha J. 10-11-1869 12-19-1890  
Conklin ,   Mary C.   10-28-1884 36 y 24 d wife of T.J. Conklin
Conklin ,   Matthew 1861 1935  
Cooper ,   Elizabeth 8-26-1835 Mar. 1881 wf of Wm. Cooper dau of L & ? Blunt
Cooper ,   John   1906 son of May B & John F.
Cournover ,   Rebecca   7-6-1845 wf of Wm. Cournover
Cournover ,   William   5-15-1848 in the 55th yr
Curry ,   Amanda E.   1-25-1874 15 y dau of D. & M.S. Curry
Curry ,   Charles E.   10-10-1868 son of D. & M. Curry
Curry ,   Clara      
Curry ,   Gracie?   April 3, 1886?  
Curry ,   Malinda J.   1-25-1874 6 y 7 m 15 d
Daniel ,   Mitchel 1863 1924  
Daniel ,   Viola Friend 1885 1933  
Davis ,   Annie 1900 1901  
Davis ,   John   10-12-1877 5 y 3 m 7 d
Davis ,   William 5-3-1863 1863 son of Wm. & Mary Davis
Dewalt ,   Nancy 10-20-1834 1-8-1865 30 y 2m 18 d, Wife of Henry Dewalt
Dolben ,   Geneva   4-18-1890 7 m 3 d dau of Wm. & Susan Conklin Dolblin
Eddy ,   Lucy M.   9-2-1860 15 m dau of R. & M.E. Eddy
Edwards ,   Lena   7-1-1897 30 y 8 m 11 d wf of G. H Edwards
Edwards ,   Olive L. 3-10-1870 4/10/1901 wf of Geo. E. Edwards
Friend ,   Beatrice I. 9/10/1918 4/9/2006  
Friend ,   Clifford W. 12/26/1915 8/12/1994  
Friend ,   Eva May 2-29-1880 5/7/1966  
Friend ,   George E. 1-20-1880 12/25/1963  
Friend ,   Harold E. 12/15/1904 2/18/1971  
Friend ,   Roy Clifford 2/14/1916 2/15/1916 son of G & A Friend
Gee ,   Mary July 18, 1850 or 1856 8-6-1875 wife of Oliver J. Gee, ?8 yr 1 m 3 da
Geisler ,   Kittie Samuel 1866 1948  
Goben ,   Roy P. 1891 1976  
Goben ,   Ruth H. 1891 1971  
Goben ,   Thomas G. 8/10/1926 6/27/2005 married 12-24-1946 to Edith
Godbey ,   Johnny   8-25-1883 8 y 6 m 16 d
Hamblin ,   Danny Lee   1/13/1963  
Hamblin ,   Orville G. 1911 2005 marr Pauline A. Hamblin 3-8-1936
Hamblin ,   Pauline A 1905 1978 marr Orville G. Hamblin 3-8-1936
Hardin ,   Bertha M. Staging 1892 1943  
Hardin ,   Blanche B. 12-29-1893 12/23/1948  
Hardin ,   Cecil 5/23/1923 8/13/1923  
Hardin ,   Clark 1896 1963  
Hardin ,   Edward   1-20-1885 3 m 7 d son of C.H & Hardin
Hardin ,   Effee Berdine 1/10/1921   infant of V.L & B. Hardin
Hardin ,   Gordon Ratio 1886-1973    
Hardin ,   Harold E. 5/18/1917 8/24/1978  
Hardin ,   James M. 1858    
Hardin ,   John Wm. 1923   infant of V.L. & BHardin
Hardin ,   Katie B. 1865 1939 small stone next to large Hardin stone
Hardin ,   Lee 11-13-1899 11/22/1966  
Hardin ,   M.A.   11-26-1888 son of ??
Hardin ,   Mary E. 1871 1946  
Hardin ,   Mary Jane   12-28-1850 15 y 8 m 21 d dau of H.V. & S. Hardin
Hardin ,   Minnie 1888 1976  
Hardin ,   Thomas D. 1899 1982  
Hardin ,   Vernon Lee 1-16-1891 1/25/1948  
Hardin ,   Wayne B.   1927 infant of V.L. & B Hardin
Harrington ,   Martha J.     wife of G. Harrington (Broken stone)
Harris ,   John 5-5-1841 11-27-1899  
Harris ,   Lena B. 1870 1921  
Harris ,   Mary 10-11-1866 9-16-1876  
Harris ,   Oscar 1869 1936  
Healy ,   Amasa 5-22-1846 4-29-1892 45 y 11 m 7 d
Hendrix ,   Betty J. 1/4/1943 2/11/1989  
Herring ,   Amelia   7-271870 7 d dau of J. & E. Herring
Hill ,   Cecil O. 8/25/1902 10/28/1916  
Hill ,   Ethel M. 6-30-1897 10/27/1918  
Hill ,   John G. 9-18-1869 10/19/1946  
Hill ,   Sarah 10-17-1872 10/27/1918  
Hobbs ,   Everett A. 1881 1960  
Hobbs ,   Frances E. 1891 1954  
Hollingshead ,   Benjamin 12-15-1832 11-15-1885  
Houghton ,   ??   1-8-1853 son of C.W. & M.E. Houghton
Houghton ,   Carrie     dau of C.W. & M.E. Houghton
Jones ,   George   10-6-1862 3 y 11 m 16 d son of W & M Jones
Jones ,   Magdalene   9-25-1876 92 y wf of Wm. Jones
Jones ,   William   4-20-1852 52 y
Keest ,   August 3-24-1882 3/23/1907  
Keest ,   Eda 1892 1955  
Keest ,   Herman Dietrich 1844 1924  
Keest ,   Mary Anna 1855 1941  
Kirk ,   J. Riley 1845 1901  
Kramer ,   Arthur R. 7/20/1920 5/21/1980  
Kramer ,   Mildred M. 10/15/1919 5/10/1991  
Lane ,   Annie M. 1891 1940 wf of C. Larue Lane
Lane ,   C. Larue 1893 1931  
Lascelles ,   Robert 9-15-1893 9/1/1905  
Lowe ,   Annie   1-28-1897 34 y 3 m 20 d
Lowe ,   Charles 9-4-1866 ??  
Macewan ,   William 1947 1949  
Miller ,   David L. 1864 1931  
Miller ,   Henry 5-29-1882 4/23/1931  
Miller ,   Hester Ann 3-17-1839 6-26-1891 wife of William R.
Miller ,   Minnie A. 1863 1934  
Miller ,   Robert T.   7-25-1880 drowned 18 y son of WR & H Miller
Miller ,   William R. 10-2-1883 10/26/1909  
Moody ,   ??   1-30-1864  
Moody ,   Jefferson   1-8-1858 32 y husband of Charlotte Moody
Muller ,   baby   2/21/1969  
Murdock ,   Jennie Blunt 1853 1946  
Murdock ,   Willard 1852 1908  
Nevill ,   James H   11-26-1856 son of J.R. & H.M. Nevill
Nix ,   John E. 1-8-1821 6-1847 son of Obediah & Levigey Nix
Painter ,   Clinton 1-14-1892 4/17/1977  
Painter ,   Gladys Blunt 2-11-1899 6/9/1905  
Painter ,   Kathleen M. Shoemaker 11/19/1921 9/16/2002  
Parks ,   Mary   8-16-1884 75 y 6 m ? D
Parks ,   Oliver W. 4-19-1813 5-26-1865 son of Wm. & Mary Parks
Pounds ,   Hessy   3-26-1850 2 y 1 m 25 d dau of B. & S. Pounds
Pounds ,   Isaiah   3-26-1850 11 y 2 m 11 d
Pounds ,   John   9-19-1846 26 d son of B. & S. Pounds
Pounds ,   Lewis B.   10-23-1852 1 y 8 d
Pounds ,   Samuell   12-30-1856 10 y 6 m 24 d
Pounds? ,   ???   9--?--1870 aged 26 d
Ranson ,   Grace May   3-4-1884 2 y 2 m 16 d
Reeder ,   Francis A.   5-30-1854 2 y 6 m 16 d child of H.O. & S. Reeder
Reeder ,   William H.   12-3-1863 3 y 7 12 d child of H.O. & S. Reeder
Reynolds ,   Beulah Blunt 1910 1995  
Rhodes ,   Ezra   1-2-1874 68 y 6 m 10 d
Rhodes ,   Mary E.   11-20-1870 15 y 7 m 28 d dau of E. & S. Rhodes
Rhodes ,   Sarah   3-10-1868 45 y 11 m 16 d wf of Ezra Rhodes
Riggs ,   Malinda   7-8-1857 42 y 3 m 23 d wf of Henry Riggs
Rogers ,   Eliza J.   6-17-1867 ? Y 21 m 11 d wf of W.E. Rogers
Rogers ,   Jonis   9-11-1867 2 y 7 m 3 d son of E.W. & E.J
Root ,   Clarence J. 6-10-1874 8-20-1877 son of Dr. J.W. & Malinda Root
Samuell ,   Brooking A. 1-4-1849 4/30/1928  
Samuell ,   Casius M. 8-29-1859 9-12-1862 child of Henry L. & Lydia F. Samuell
Samuell ,   Charlie A. 4-25-1869 5-4-1890 child of Henry L. & Lydia F. Samuell
Samuell ,   Henry C. 8-30-1857 9-8-1858 child of Henry L. & Lydia F. Samuell
Samuell ,   Henry L. 12-15-1827 3/31/1905 husband of Lydia Samuell
Samuell ,   infant     child of Henry & Lydia Samuel
Samuell ,   Lydia 2-9-1829 1/19/1923  
Samuell ,   Lydia F. 7-21-1862 10-27-1862 child of Henry & Lydia Samuel
Shoemaker ,   Virgil Lee 3/12/1909 9/2/1968  
Shults ,   Calvin E. 2/22/1911 12/29/1966 Il Cpl Trans. C. WW II
Shults ,   John W. 10-18-1896 11/18/1955  
Shults ,   Joseph O. 4-28-1863 1/16/1931  
Shults ,   Mary 1873 1959 wife of Joseph
Shults ,   Robert 1-20-1899 11/4/1971  
Sielschott ,   Adolph R. 1911 1982  
Sielschott ,   Donald J. 1921 1965  
Sielschott ,   Donna Fae 1946    
Sielschott ,   George A. 1881 1957  
Sielschott ,   George F. 7-1-1849 3/5/1923 husband of Hannah F.
Sielschott ,   Gertrude 1888 1965 his wife
Sielschott ,   Hannah F. 5-5-1849 5/13/1924 wf of Geor H. F. Sielschott
Sielschott ,   Hazel 1905 1925  
Sielschott ,   Louis A. 1884 1934  
Sielschott ,   Maude 1877    
Sielschott ,   Myrta E. 1883 1967  
Sielschott ,   Ruth Marilyn 9/17/1937 9/19/1937  
Sielschott ,   William 1875 1961  
Sisson ,   Benjamin S. 1805 1863 husband of Elizabeth
Sisson ,   Caroline   1-9-1859 4 y 2 d dau of BS & E Sisson
Sisson ,   Elizabeth 1823 1918 wf of Benjamin Sisson
Sisson ,   Elizabeth A.   10-22-1861 1 yr 5 m 4 d dau of B S & E. Sisson
Sisson ,   John W.   1-16-1859 1 y 6 m 5 d son of B.S. & E. Sisson
Sutton ,   Luvenia J.   4/7/1883 27 y 10 m 16 d wf of W.S. Sutton
Sutton ,   Myrtle   5-30-1883 5 y 4 m 20 d child of W.S. & L.J. Sutton
Sutton ,   Nathan   3-31-1883 1 y 9 m 13 d child of W.S. & L.J. Sutton
Sutton ,   Venia   6-11-1883 3 m 13 d child of W.S. & L.J. Sutton
Sutton ,       June 1890  
Thompson ,   George W. 8-26-1843 10/13/1914  
Thompson ,   Lydia   2-21-1867 36 y 8 m 23 d
Thompson ,   Mary E.   9-28-1872 infant dau. of G.W. & S. Thompson 14 d
Thompson ,   Sarah 12-5-1845 8/13/1932  
Wa???? ,   Bulah   Sept 1885 dau of D.A. & S. J. W. 2 y
Wallace ,   Edgar 3-3-1886 8/2/1971  
Wallace ,   George Allen 7/24/1910 5/13/1992  
Wallace ,   Grace May 10-10-1888 4/7/1969  
Wallace ,   Rachel 1849 1907  

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