Rock Island County, Illinois Genealogy
Pictures and data by: C. Horton ©2008
Spring of 2008 - Most of the headstones are gone.
John Long, hanged for the murder
of Colonel Davenport, was not buried until Sept. 14, 1978
He was buried in the Pioneer Cemetery - Which is located at the Black Hawk State Park.
[On July 4, 1845, Colonel Davenport was murdered in his home by a gang of outlaws known as the Prairie Bandits.]
|BRUNER, Nicholas||July 16, 1802||Oct. 2, 1877||stone down|
|GRAHAM, James R.||Co. B 32nd IL Vols.||May 26, 1827||Aug. 13, 1898||At Rest||Replacement Stone|
|LAWSON, Benjamin F.||1832||1899||same stone|
|LAWSON, Sarah J.||w/o B. F. Lawson||1836||1873||same stone|
|RILEY, Mary J. LAWSON||w/o Charles RILEY||1872||1898||same stone|
|ROSEBROUGH, Julia A.||d/o R. L. & L. Rosebrough||d. Jan. 7, 1846||age unreadable||stone down, scroll design|
|UNKNOWN, James ?||Feb. 16, 1860||3ms. 18ds.||stone weathered|
|UNKNOWN, Willie||stone weathered|
|WELLS,||w/o Rinah Wells||d. Nov. 13, 1842||63yrs||
stone down, almost buried,her
It appears to be on a lot of 3.