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Cress Hill Cemetery
Hillsboro Twp
Section 2, NW 1/4 of NW 1/4

Montgomery County

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Source: FHL Film 0848591, Transcribed and Submitted to G.T. by Barb Ziegenmeyer

This is still an active cemetery


CRESS CEMETERY (Hillsboro)

George Anderson - d July 26 1892, aged 76 y 4 d
James Anderson - d May 21 1885, aged 78 y 5 m 27 d
Benjamin Anderson - d Sep 12 1874, aged 50 y 4 m 3 d

Elisha E Barrett - 1799 -1886
Mary B Barrett - 1802 -1880
Aaron Barringer - b June 29 1809 - d Jan 13 1894 aged 85 y 6 m 2 d
Margaret Barringer - d Aug 14 1887 aged 74 years } married Aug. 5, 1833

William Cooper - d June 11 1871, aged 78 y 2 m 5 d
Thomas Corey - d Apr 10 1876, aged 67 y 1 m
Hannah Legget Cory - June 10 1815 - July 18,1808
Alexander Cranfill - Aug 31 1821—July 26 1910
Rachel S Cranfill - June 23 1833—Sept 29 1890

Jacob Cress -b Dec 26, 1779 - d. Nov. 19, 1865
Catharine Cress b Aug 28 1786 - d Feb 1 1859
The deceased were married in 1805. Moved from N Carolina in 1815. Came to Illinois in 1818. Were parents of 10 children and a posterity of 113 Souls with 79 grandchildren and 54 great grand children

Absolom Cress - d May 22 1855, aged 47 y 7 m 27 d
Catherine Cress - d Jan 9 1876, aged 64 y 9 m 1 d

Jacob Cress Jr - b May 5 1816; d July 1 1962 -- Married Jan 23 1840 (or Jan 22 1842?)
Helena Cress, his wife, dau of Rev Daniel Scherer - b Oct 1,1818; d Mar 19 1902

James M Cress - d Oct 13 1863, aged 30 y 4 m 13 d
Mary A Cress, wife of D.M.Cress - d Sept 2 1869, aged 40 y 11 d

Levis Dunn - Mar 3 1874 - 53 y 8 m 19 d
Jane L Dunn - Mar 9 1865 - 46 y 4 m 6 d

Thomas Hartgrove - d Aug 18 1879, aged about 87 years .
Sarah Hartgrove - d July 1855, aged about 44 years

Joshua Kime - d Nov 20 1889, aged 67 y 4 m 6 d
Jonathan Kime - d Jan 7 1869, aged 44 y 6 m 19 d
Philip Kime - d Dec 30 1851, aged 25 y 2 m 18 d

Jacob Lingofelter - d Sep 30 1852, aged 51 years
Martha Lingofelter, his wife, d Sep 17 1851, aged 62 years

Absolom Markey - d Feb 25 1850, aged 33 y 8 m 5 d
Ransom Mason - d Dec 1, 1853 in his 58 year
Jane Mason - d Nov 19 1869, aged about 69 years
James L Mills - Oct 9 1813 -June 10 1899
Lucinda Mills Nov 23 1819 - Oct 6 1864
John Moyer - d Dec 24 1891, aged 71 y 8 m 17 d
Martha A. Moyer - d Nov 13 1892, aged 67 y 6 m 6 d

George Kober - b in Wurtemburg Germany d 1872, aged 74 years
Margaret Kober - d Aug 9 1890, aged 83 years

Evan Powell - d Oct 10 1883, aged 61 years 11 m
Jane Powell - d Dec 9 1873, aged 84 y 4 m 20 d

Adam Rope - d Oct 13 1849, aged 24 y 10 m 2 d
Jacob Rope - departed this life Aug 1 1843, aged 69 y 11 m __d
Eve Rope - departed this life Feb 18 1842, aged 64 y 9 m 28 d

Andrew Scherer - d Aug 5 1849; aged 60 y 10 m 23 d
Frederick Scherer - d Sept 5 1858; aged 69 y 9 m 13 d
Rachel Scherer - wife of Rev Daniel Scherer; d Aug 13 1868; aged 70 y 2 m 2 d
Margaret Mann Scherer - b Jan 13 1791; departed this life the 4th of Sept. 1846.
Lavinia Cress Scherer - wife of Eli Scherer - d Oct 31 1644; aged 22 y 7 m 14 d } Married Oct 15 1840
Daniel Scherer - d Aug 31 1844, aged 28 y 11 m 24 d
Jacob Scherer - d Oct 15 1851, aged 35 y 11 m 20 d Evanglist of the Luth Church in Ill.
William Simmons - b in Tyrone Co N.Y. in 1809; d Feb 16 1881 aged 73
Elin Suits - 1827-1917
Emily P Suits - 1837—1918

John Wagoner, d Aug 21 1834 aged 31 years
Frank V Weber, d June 26 1889 aged 63 y 7 m 2d
Adam Winhold, 1808-1862
Margaret Winhold, 1818-1891

Jacob Zimmerman - Mar 30 1816 - Nov 6 1853
Susanna Easterday Zimmerman, his wife - Mar 9 1819 - May 21 1898



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