Ringhouse/Rakestraw Cemetery
Mason Co, Illinois


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Other Inscriptions/Info
Atwater, Edith 18 June 1870 18 Oct 1870 dau of E.W. & E.C.
Benner, Orlando S.   23 April 1847 2y 11m, son of J.F. & E.A.
Bobbitt, Stephen D.   15 Sept 1845 37?y 4m 28d
Brown, David H.   30 June 1853 7y 6m 1d, son of I & R.
Brown, Elizabeth A.   1 July 1853 4y 5m 25d, dau of I & R
Brown, Isaac   31 March 1858 49y 4m 29d
Brown, Isaac W   18 May 1857 1y 8m 16d, son of C & N.
Brown, Rachael   27 Jan 1859 49y 4m 16d, wife of Isaac
Derry, infant daughter     dau of N & M, same stone as James
Derry, infant son     son of N & M, same stone as James
Derry, James W.   20 May 1852 1m 21d, son of N & M
Derry, Nicholas R.   [12 May 1857] son of N & M, bottom of stone sunken
Evans, George W.   9 Feb 1855 2y 10m 5d, son of H & A.
Hill, Sarah   11 March 1852 27y
Kent, John R. 10 Nov 1807 11 Dec 1845 38y 1m 1d
McCarty, Amanda   6 Sept 1855 9m 2d, dau of W & S
McCarty, George W.   9 Dec 1852 2m 18d, son of W & S, stone missing
McCarty, Hannah   6 June 1846 64y, born in Frederic Co. VA
McCarty, Isaac   6 March 1853 31y 1m 3d, stone missing
McCarty, John   7 Oct 1850 1y 8m 29d, son of W & S
McCarty, William   4 Oct 1850 8m 14d, son of I & N
Omay, Mary Jane   18 April 1853 9y, dau of A & B?
Patterson, William 9 Dec 1807 13 April 1862 54y 7m 26d
Rakestraw, Douglas     stillborn son of H & M.A.
Rakestraw, Henry   25 Oct 1878 65y 7m 20d
Rakestraw, John E.   6 Jan 1863 23y 6m 19d, Co K 85 Reg Ill Vol, died at Louisville, KY
Rakestraw, Joseph B.   2 March 1874 21y 6m 18d, son of H & M
Rakestraw, Maria L.   3 Aug 1843 9m 3d, dau of H & M.A.
Rakestraw, Mary A. 4 Sept 1821 13 Sept 1907  
Rakestraw, Rebecca J.   4 April 1851 10y 3m 10d, dau of H & M.A.
Ringhouse, Orphia 15 Sept 1838 16 Jan 1874 35y 4m 1d, wife of Peter
Ringhouse, Peter 20 June 1829 25 Feb 1902 72y 6m 5d, same stone as Orphia
Ringhouse, Sarah Ellen   29 Oct 1869 1y 10m 27d, dau of JP & O.
Stufflebeam, Mary   7 April 1855 21y 9m 1d, wife of H.
Vanfossen, Freddie 9 Feb 1888 27 Aug 1899 11y 6m 19d, son of A & E
Whitehead, Elizabeth   14 Oct 1855 16y 5m, dau of V & T.
Whitehead, Malinda   12 June 1855 42y, wife of T.
Whitehead, Velica   6 Oct 1851 44y, wife of T.

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