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Wright Cemetery
South Fillmore Twp
Montgomery County, IL

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Located in Section 15, NE 1/4 of NE 1/4
This is probably the oldest burying ground in the county.
It is no longer active.

The body of Harris Reavis, revolutionary soldier who died in 1837 is buried here but the grave could not be located

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Source of this data is FHL Film #0848591
Transcribed and Contributed to Genealogy Trails by Barb Ziegenmeyer


WRIGHT'S CEMETERY BURIALS

Newton Coffey - died Aug 16 1858, aged 85 years
Sarah, wife of Newton Coffey - d Nov. 2, 1846, aged 69 years

Nicholas Kirk - d Aug 1, 1845, aged 57 years
Elizabeth wife of H Kirk - b Jan 2, 1780, d Jan 12 1859.
A Professor of the Baptist religion and in full faith of a glorious immortality

Sarah Landers - b 1790 d July 2 1855, aged 65 years
Jacob Landers - b 1785 d 1834, aged 49 years
Son of S. & F. Landers - died Aug 17, 1822

James Mayfield - d Oct 11 1855, aged 79 years
Nancy Mayfield - d Mar 28 1851, aged 67 years

Wm Neathery Sr - d. Aug. 31 1831, aged 50 years
Mary his wife - d. Oct 10 185,5 aged 70 years

Harris Reavis - unmarked grave
[born in Northampton County, North Carolina, in 1750; d. 1837 - Source: "Illinois Revolutionary War Veteran Burials", 1917]

Larkin Roberts - d Oct 4 1875, aged 62 y 9 m 10 d
Margery his wife - d May 30 1853, aged 28 y 2 m 2 d

James Walker - d Aug 6 1845, aged 83 years
Nancy wife of James Walker - d Aug 15 1844, aged 75 years
Andrew Walker - b Sep 28, 1813; d June 28 1863; aged 49 y 6 m - married Aug 13, 1835
Mire Walker - d Aug 11 1884, aged 70 y 10 m 25 days
James Walker - d July 26 1847, aged 35 y 8m
Winnie, wife of John Walker - b Apr 19 1820; d Jan 31 1877



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