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Photos by Steve Slaughter
Data submitted by Leniegh Miller Schrinar
 
 

Jones Family Cemetery
Peoria Co., Kickapoo Twp., Sec. 34

 

The land were the Jones Family Cemetery is located was first owned by Henry W. Jones,1849.
In 1932 the granddaughter of Henry, Malinda Kershaw, sold what remained of the Jones' land. 
However, the sale did not include the approximate one acre piece of land that was used for the family bury ground and driveway in to it.

This private cemetery was once enclosed by an iron fence and cedar trees once shaded this sacred ground.

This is what is left or what can be found as of May, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

Henry P. Jones
b. Feb. 7, 1819
d. Oct. 24, 1899

 

The foot stone for Rebecca Jones.
The wife of Henry P. Jones.

 

 

Charles P. Jones
d. Mar. 17, 1889
Aged: 39yrs. 8mos. 12ds.

His wife Caroline De Trempe &
their three children are buried
somewhere in this cemetery.

 


 

 

Clarissa Jones Miller
died at age 34

Wife of Jackson Miller

 

 

 

 

Headstone for Albert Jones

Possible son of Charles P.
 and Caroline Jones

 

~Others known to be buried Here~

James Cochran, died in 1868
His wife Christine Cochran
& their son Thomas Cochran
 
Rebecca M. Daily- Daughter of Charles & Lavina Daily

 

 

 

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