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Dawson Cemetery
Section 13, Money Creek Township
2350 North Road (Dameron Road); ¼ mile West of Route 66
McLean County, Ill.

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Block House Fort Marker
Built by General Joseph Batholomew in 1832
For Black Hawk War
The fort was 30 rods South and 20 rods West of this point

Last

First

Maiden

Marriage

DOB

DOD

Yrs

Mos

Dys

Relationships / Transcription Notes

Src

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_ Dec 184_

22 _ 186_

20

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6

(headstone mostly illegible) pix

1

?__?

? Alberta ?

 

 

 

8 Sep 18_2

?_?

5

13

Daughter of ?__? pix

1

?__?

?__?

 

 

 

8 Nov 1869

 

 

 

(headstone mostly illegible) pix

1

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1

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(headstone totally illegible)

1

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?__?

 

 

 

19 Dec 1849

 

 

 

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1

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1

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E E pix

1

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J. R. D. pix

1

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(headstone totally illegible) pix

1

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J. R. D. pix

1

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1

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1

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1

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1

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(headstone totally illegible) pix

1

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A D (nothing else on stone) pix

1

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?__?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(stone totally illegible) pix

1

?__?

Hosanna

 

 

 

25 Dec 18__

 

 

 

Wife of ?__? pix

1

?__?

Noah E

 

 

30 Mar 1874

30 Oct 1874

0

7

0

Son of J & ?__? ?__? pix

1

Armstrong

Andrew ?__?

 

 

7 Apr 1873

2 May 1873

0

0

26

Son of John E & Elizabeth (Biggs) Armstrong

1, 3, 4

Armstrong

John ?__?

 

 

1871

?__? 1873

2

4

13

Son of John E & Elizabeth (Biggs) Armstrong

1, 3, 4

Armstrong

Mida J

 

 

16 Apr 1863

21 Sep 1864

1

5

5

Daughter of John E & Elizabeth (Biggs) Armstrong

1, 3, 4

Biggs

Josiah

 

30 Aug 1860

1834

1900

66

-

-

Husband of Lucy (Empie) Biggs

1, 3, 4

Biggs

Lemuel

 

 

4 Mar 1805

8 May 1860

55

-

-

Husband of Nancy Biggs

1, 3

Biggs

Lucy A

Empie

30 Aug 1860

1842

1922

80

-

-

Wife of Josiah Biggs

1, 3, 4

Biggs

Nancy

 

 

20 Apr 1811

11 Sep 1893

82

-

-

Wife of Lemuel Biggs

1, 3

Biggs

Rebecca I "Belle"

Bosley

2 Nov 1871

1849

1902

53

-

-

Wife of Lemuel A Biggs

1, 3, 4

Curtis

Frank E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pix

1

Dawson

Almarien

Hase

2 Dec 1861

1819

1907

88

-

-

2nd Wife of John Dawson

1, 3, 4

Dawson

Almeda Jane

Adams

24 Feb 1848

1830

9 Sep 1851

21

-

-

1st Wife of George Dawson

1, 3, 4

Dawson

Catiry Jane

 

 

25 May 1849

19 Sep 1849

0

3

26

Daughter of John & Armintia (Adams) Dawson

1, 3

Dawson

Cynthia

 

 

20 Jun 1852

30 Dec 1854

2

6

10

Daughter of John & Armintia (Adams) Dawson

1, 3

Dawson

Eleazar M

 

 

26 Jan 1847

30 Sep 1854

7

8

4

Son of John & Armintia (Adams) Dawson

1, 3

Dawson

F S

 

 

 

1 Jan 1868

0

11

26

Son of W & ?__? J Dawson pix

1

Dawson

George

 

(1) 24 Feb 1848
(2) 16 Nov 1854

Abt 1827 *

 

 

 

 

Husband of (1) Almeda Jane (Adams) Dawson (2) Ellen Amanda (Fell) Dawson; * DOB per 1850 - 1870 Federal Census Records

1, 3, 4

Dawson

Hellen

 

 

16 Nov 1845

12 Feb 1846

0

2

28

Daughter of John & Armintia (Adams) Dawson

1, 3

Dawson

James M

 

 

1 Sep 1851

2 Sep 1851

0

0

1

Son of George & Almeada Jane Dawson

1, 3

Dawson

James R

 

 

12 Oct 1860

21 Jul 1861

1

9

9

Son of John & Armintia (Adams) Dawson

1, 3

Dawson

John

 

(1) 25 Feb 1845 (2) 2 Dec 1861

1820

1900

80

-

-

Husband of (1) Armintia Dawson (2) Almarien Dawson

1, 3, 4

Dawson

Mary E

 

 

3 May 1851

21 Aug 1851

0

3

18

Daughter of John & Armintia (Adams) Dawson

1, 3

Dawson

Armintia

Adams

25 Feb 1845

1824

1861

37

-

-

1st Wife of John Dawson

1, 3, 4

Dawson

Emma E

 

 

4 Dec 1856

24 Dec 1864

8

0

20

Daughter of Washington & Mary R (Fell) Dawson

1, 3

Dawson

James R

 

1 May 1836

10 Oct 1795

11 Apr 1848

53

6

1

Husband of Elizabeth (Robins) Dawson

1, 3, 4

Empie

Daniel

 

 

1803

1878

75

-

-

Husband of Rosanna Empie

1, 3

Empie

Rosanna

 

 

18 Nov 1804

8 Sep 1891

87

-

-

Wife of Daniel Empie

1, 3

Epler

Elizabeth

 

 

 

22 Jan 1831

22

10

5

Wife of Isaac Epler

1, 3

Farner

Samuel Denson

 

 

1 Sep 1869

7 Feb 1873

3

-

-

 

1, 3

Hefner

Elizabeth Ann

Gum

1844 Virginia

13 Jun 1822

17 Nov 1866

44

4

26

Daughter of John Gum; Wife of Nimrod Dove Hefner

1, 3

Hefner

Mary E

 

 

5 Mar 1863

19 Jan 1865

1

10

14

Daughter of Jacob & Pricilla (Gum) Hefner

1, 3

Herner

Nimrod Dove

 

(1) 1844 Virginia (2) 10 Jun 1869 McLean County, Ill.

9 May 1822

28 Apr 1893

71

-

-

Son of Peter & Elizabeth Propst Hefner; Husband of (1) Elizabeth Ann (Gum) Hefner (2) Mary Elizabeth (Hays) Beach Hefner

1, 3, 4

Jontz

John J

 

 

1838

23 May 1883

45

-

-

Enlisted 6 Aug 1862 at the age of 24 years in Co. G 100th Regt, Ohio Inf. Discharged at Greensboro, NC 20 Jun 1865

1, 3

Keeney

Mary

 

 

1809

3 Apr 1873

64

-

-

Wife of Joseph Keeney

1, 3

Kemp

Abraham

 

 

Abt 1846

 

 

 

 

PVT Civil War - Co K 2 IL US CAV; Joined 25 Mar 1864 in Springfield, Ill.; 18 Yrs; Mackinaw, McLean County, Ill.; Transferred to Co B as Consolidated; Mustered out 22 Nov 1865 San Antonio, Texas
pix

1, 6

Kemp

Shadrick

 

19 Feb 1857

29 Oct 1820

16 Apr 1870

40

6

18

Husband of Cynthia (Henline) Kemp
pix

1, 4

Smith

Andrew J

 

 

12 Dec 1876

27 Jan 1963

86

-

-

 

1, 3

Smith

James

 

7 Dec 1865

1837

1927

89

-

-

Born in Canada; Co K 25th ILL VOL INF 1881-1885; Husband of Martha Evans (Biggs) Smith

1, 3, 4

Smith

Martha Evans

Biggs

7 Dec 1865

1847

1921

74

-

-

Daughter of Lemuel & Nancy Biggs; Wife of James Smith

1, 3, 4

Wroe

Margaret

Dawson

29 Apr 1855

7 May 1832

10 Jun 1895

63

-

-

Wife of William Wroe

1, 3, 4

Wroe

William

 

29 Apr 1855

14 Jun 1827

20 Mar 1898

71

-

-

Husband of Margaret (Dawson) Wroe

1, 3, 4

Wroe

William Edgar

 

26 Jan 1898 Cook Co, Ill.

27 Sep 1870

6 Jul 1942

71

-

-

Husband of Edna A (Best) Wroe

1, 3, 4

Source Key:

  1. Surveyed by Teri Moncelle Colglazier
  2. Genealogical Records, Ill. 1938-1939 (by: Mary S Wales, Letitia Green Stevenson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution)
  3. Find A Grave
  4. Ill. Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900
  5. Obituary
  6. Ill. Veterans Databases



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