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MERRISS CEMETERY

The Merriss Cemetery is located near the center of Section 11 Township 15 North, Range 13 West, South of the old TV tower Northeast of Bluffs, Scott County, Illinois.
This cemetery has been badly neglected and is full of brush and weeks. Many of the markers have fallen and are broken. The recording of this cemetery was accomplished 3 May 1981 by Larry Eugene Barton, James William Cowhick, Larry michael Evans, Walter Warren Haley, Carl and Wanda Guthrie Phillips and Edna McMahan Secrest. A total of three hours and fifteen minutes was expended during the reading.
AITKEN, Robert Died 8 Nov 1867 about 44 Yr 4 Mo
Robert Died 14 Nov 1866 4 Yr 6 Mo 4 Da Son of R. & E. Aitken

BROWN, William Died 6 Aug 1864 3 Yr 9 Mo 25 Da Son of W. & M. Brown

CAMP, Willie M. Died 5 Aug 1864 1 Yr 2 Mo 13 Da Son of C. & J. Camp

CHAPMAN, William Died 14 Mar 1865 54 Yr 8 Mo 14 Da
James H. Died 11 Oct 1864 33 Yr 7 Mo 23 Da Co I 11th Reg. Mo. Inf. Vol.
Mahala Died 23 June 1889 75 Yr 6 Mo 19 Da Wife of William Chapman
Footstone M.C.
Lulie Bell Died 28 Sept 1876 3 Yr 13 Da Dau of S.N. & E.F.
Footstone L.B.C.
D. S. Co. I 11th MO Inf. Died 15 June 1864
Footstone J.B.C.
Footstone S.M.
Julia A. Died 26 Aug 1861 3 Yr 6 Mo 13 Da Dau of J.H. & N.A.

CURRY, Benjamin Died 23 Mar 1863/5 23 Yr 5 Mo 10 Da Co. I 14th Ill Inf.
James B. Died 24 Feb 1853 42 Yr 9 Mo 14 Da
Eliza Died 29 Apr 1848 31 Yr 2 Mo 18 Da Wife of James B. Curry
Footstone: E.C.

EDMONDSON, Sarah Died 11 June 1854 29 Yr 4 Mo 15 Da Wife of James Edmondson
Footstone: S.E.
Sarah E. Died 6 Dec 1845 11 Da Dau of J. & S. Edmondson

KENYON, Thomas C. Died 8 Oct 1864 1 Yr 4 Mo

LITTLEJOHN, Jennie Died 19 July 1868 8 Mo 7 Da Dau of Wm. & J.
Mary Died Dau of W. & J.
John Died 31 Aug 1864 2 Mo 18 Da Son of W. & J.
Jean Died 10 Sept 1864 2 Yr 4 Mo 10 Da Dau of W. & J.
James Died 2 Aug 1864 6 Yr 8 Mo 15 Da Son of W. & J.
James Died 2 Aug 1870 5 Mo Da Son of W. & J.

MC D.A. , Mary Died 72 Yr Wife of Coc

MERRISS, Samantha Died 20 June 1866 55 Yr 10 Mo 5 Da Wife of Bethuel Merriss
James Cyrus Died 7 Mar 1865 18 Yr 11 Mo 13 Da Son of B. & S.
Footstone: J.C.M.
William T. Died 20 Dec 1862 22 Yr 10 Mo Co. K 129th Reg. Ill. Vol.
Son of B.T. & S. Merriss Footstone: W.T.M.

MERRISS, John H. Died 20 Mar 1853 22 Yr 7 Mo 4 Da
Footstone
Miriam Parthena Died 28 Jan 1853 4 Yr 5 Mo 26 Da Dau of B. & S. Merriss
Footstone: M.P.M.
Bethuel Died Dec 1852 45 Yr 16 Da
Footstone
Julia Ann Died 6 Oct 1848 15 Yr 3 Mo Dau of B.T. & S. Merriss
Footstone J.A.M.
Fieldstone
Fieldstone
Unmarked Grave
J Died 20 Apr 185 4 Yr 1 Mo 10 Da
Stanton R. Died 5 Jan 1848 52 Yr 9 Mo 14 Da Footstone: S.R.M.
Elizabeth Died 31 Aug 1856 61 Yr 11 Mo 7 Da Wife of S.M. Merriss
Caroline M. Died 25 Mar 1853 41 Yr 4 Mo 15 Da Wife of J.B. Merriss
Elery Sr. Died 30 Apr 1845 35 Yr 8 Mo 2 Da
John B. Died 3 Aug 1848 47 Yr 8 Mo 5 Da
Eliza Died age 15 Mo 4 Da Dau of J.B. & C.M.
Elizabeth Died 4 Mo Dau of J.E. & C.M.
David S. Died 10 Mar 1845 1 Da Son of E. & N. Merris

MERRISS, Infant Died 13 Jan 1853 Dau of E. & N. Merriss
Footstone: I.M.
Jasper N. Died 25 Apr 1853 2 Yr 12 Da Son of E. & N. Merriss

PARK, Elizabeth 7 Nov 1832 – 25 June 1863 Footstone: E.P.

REID, Minnie Died 15 Oct 1865 10 Mo 19 Da

STEWART, Isabella Born in the Parish of D ll Co. of Edinburgh, Scotland, died 17 May 1867 21 Yr 11 Mo Footstone I.S.
Alfred Died 15 Oct 1843 31 Yr 5 Mo 6 Da
Robert Died 5 Oct 1857 21 Yr Mo Da

Broken Marker

, Gordon Died 26 Nov 1863 62 Yr

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