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Blooming Grove Cemetery
Section 27, Bloomington Township
1540 E Road, 1/2 mile north of 295 N Road
McLean County, Illinois

Please note that the transcription of this cemetery may be incomplete.
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Source & Photo Key:

  1. Surveyed, Transcribed, Researched and/or Photographed by Teri Moncelle Colglazier
  2. Find A Grave
  3. "Honor Roll", 1956, pub. by Illinois Veterans' Commission and transcribed for Genealogy Trails by K. Torp
  4. Genealogical Records, Illinois 1938-1939 (by: Mary S Wales, Letitia Green Stevenson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution)
  5. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index (1763-1900)
  6. Illinois Statewide Death Index (before 1916 and 1916-1950)
  7. "Some Old Gravestone Inscriptions in Bloomington and Randolph Townships McLean County, Illinois"; 1911 by Milo Custer (with notes by the author)


Surveyed, Transcribed, Researched and/or Photographed by Teri Moncelle Colglazier
unless otherwise noted


Last

First

Maiden

Birth

Death

Source

Notes

Abel Sarah Jane Ward 6 Oct 1790 17 Apr 1876 7 85 Y; Mother of Daniel L Abel and Naomi Abel Orendorff
Adam E Marie   23 Jan 1922 23 Jul 1990   Wife of Francis P Adam
Adam Francis P   2 Mar 1921 19 Jun 2003   Husband of E Marie Adam
Alvis Aberham   5 Feb 1874 26 Oct 1953   Husband of Mary Elizabeth Howe; Married 25 Dec 1902
Alvis David Paul   12 Jul 1941 12 Jul 1941   Son of Howard L & Mary E Deal Alvis
Alvis Howard L   4 Mar 1911 25 Apr 1999   Husband of Mary E Deal Alvis; Married 24 Oct 1930
Alvis Mary E Deal 6 Dec 1911     Wife of Howard L Alvis; Married 24 Oct 1930
Alvis Mary Elizabeth Howe 29 May 1877 15 Dec 1959   Wife of Aberham Alvis; Married 25 Dec 1902
Alvis Wayne E   2 Jul 1933 27 May 2009   Son of Howard L & Mary E Deal Alvis; Husband of Joyce Irene Nelson Alvis; Married 5 Sep 1853, McLean County; SGT US Army, Korea
Calhoun Louis Kossuth   14 Dec 1851 5 Sep 1899   Son of Mr. & Mrs. William Calhoun;
Husband of Mary S Welch Calhoun; Married 16 Mar 1880, McLean County (Vol I Page 88)
Calhoun Mary S Welch 1855 1908   Daughter of Jeremiah & Sarah Myers Welch; Wife of Louis Kossuth Calhoun; Married 16 Mar 1880, McLean County (Vol I Page 88)
Harbert David A     27 Sep 1872 7 51 Y 10 M
Hendrix John     15 Jan 1838 7 48 Y 2 M 6 D; Husband of Jane Hendrix; John Hendrix settled in what is now McLean County, Illinois in 1822. He was the first white settler in this County. (See Duis "Good Old Times in McLean County" page 141)
Hendrix Jane     17 Dec 1856 7 58 Y 7 M 17 D; Wife of John Hendrix
Hendrix Maranda E     25 Dec 1836   3 Y; Daughter of John & Jane Hendrix
Hendrix Mary J     10 Jun 1832   3 Y 1 M 22 D; Daughter of John & Jane Hendrix
Hendrix Vesta Jane     18 May 1841   1 Y 6 M 3 D; Daughter of Nathan E & Mahala Harbert Hendrix
Hendrix Wesley M     18 Jun 1838   7 M 14 D; Son of John & Jane Hendrix
Johnson Merwyn L   7 Apr 1913 12 Nov 1998   Buried with William Harrison & Mahala Orr
Lash Isaac   20 Jan 1820 13 May 1902 5, 7 Husband of Anna Simmons; Married 27 Nov 1845, McLean County (Vol B Page 114)
Lash Anna Simmons 13 Apr 1830 21 Jun 1910 5, 7 Daughter of David & Elizabeth Jones Simmons; Wife of Isaac Lash; Married 27 Nov 1845, McLean County (Vol B Page 114)
Lucas Elizabeth Simmons 5 Feb 1819 24 Jan 1888   Wife of Andrew J Lucas
Orendorff James K   28 Dec 1812 31 Jan 1875 7 Son of William Orendorff; (See Duis "Good Old Times in McLean County" page 158) Husband of Lavina Sales Orendorff
Orendorff Lavina Sales 23 Jan 1821 28 Jan 1893 7 Wife of James K Orendorff
Orendorff Oliver H P   16 May 1822 30 Oct 1890 5, 7 Son of William and Lovina Sales Orendorff; Husband of Sarah Lavina S Hendrix Orendorff. (See Duis "Good Old Times in McLean County" page 141) Married 1 Apr 1847, McLean County (Vol B Page 152)
Orendorff Sarah Lovina S Hendrix 24 Jul 1831 24 Feb 1912 5, 7 daughter of John & Jane Hendrix; Wife of Oliver H P Orendorff; Married 1 Apr 1847, McLean County (Vol B Page 152)
Orendorff Thomas   14 Aug 1800 31 Mar 1881 7 Son of Christopher & Elizabeth Phillips Orendorff; Born in Spartanburg, S. C. Came to Blooming Grove 23 May 1823; Husband of Thomas Orendorff; (See Duis "Good Old Times in McLean County" page 151)
Orendorff Mary M Walker   19 Jan 1891 7 82 Y; Daughter of William & Nancy Driskill Walker; Wife of Thomas Orendorff; (See Duis "Good Old Times in McLean County" page 151)
Orendorff William   28 Mar 1792 12 May 1869 5, 7 Son of Christopher & Elizabeth Phillips Orendorff; Brother of Thomas Orendorff; He Came to Blooming Grove, 2 May 1823 (See Duis "Good Old Times in McLean County" page 149); Husband of Naomi Abel Orendorff; Married 26 Mar 1854 (Vol C Page 128)
Orendorff Naomi Abel 5 Dec 1819 5 Oct 1871 5, 7 Fourth Wife of William Orendorff; Married 26 Mar 1854 (Vol C Page 128)
Orr William Harrison   26 Nov 1815 29 Mar 1876 7 Husband of Mahala Orr; Buried with Merwyn L Johnson
Orr Mahala   14 Dec 1818 14 Sep 1872 7 53 Y 8 M 21 D; Wife of William Harrison Orr; Buried with Merwyn L Johnson
Orr Nannie   unk unk   Daughter of William Harrison & Mahala Orr
Orr Sudie   unk unk   Daughter of William Harrison & Mahala Orr
Simmons David     26 Sep 1888 7 86 Y 2 M 11 D; Son of Ephraim & Elizabeth Calloway Simmons
SGT, Captain Covell's Co. 5th Illinois Mounted Volunteers, Black Hawk War
He was a native of Monroe County, Virginia
(See Duis "Good Old Times in McLean County" page 221)
Husband of Elizabeth Jones Simmons
Simmons Elizabeth Jones   13 May 1888 7 85 Y 2 M 12 D; Wife of David Simmons
Simmons Levi     14 May 1888 5, 7 60 Y 6 M 16 D; Son of David & Elizabeth Jones Simmons;
Husband of Elenor M Hodge Simmons;
Married 15 May 1851, McLean County (Vol C Page 14)
Simmons Elenor M Hodge 23 Feb 1835 16 Apr 1902 1, 5, 7 Wife of Levi Simmons;
Married 15 May 1851, McLean County (Vol C Page 14)
Walker John Westley     1 Jan 1858 7 38 Y 1 M 23 D; Husband of Mary B Walker
Walker Mary B     15 Jan 1844 7 25 Y 12 D; Wife of John Westley Walker
Walker William     16 Jan 1861 7 abt 80 Y; Veteran of War of 1812; Husband of Nancy Driskill Walker
Walker Nancy Driskill   6 May 1853 7 68 Y 5 M; Wife of William Walker
Welch Jeremiah   10 Jul 1826 9 Apr 1897 5, 7 Son of Solomon & Susanna Jacoby Welch; Husband of Sarah J Welch; Married 14 Feb 1853, McLean County (Vol C Page 77)
Welch Sarah Jane Myers 3 Jun 1830 13 Jan 1906 5, 7 Daughter of John G & Mary Lindly Myers;
Wife of Jeremiah Welch;
Married 14 Feb 1853, McLean County (Vol C Page 77)
Welch Luella A   26 Jul 1859 7 Sep 1877   Daughter of Jeremiah & Sarah Jane Myers Welch



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