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WILLIAM J. WILSON FARM CEMETERY

This small rural cemetery is located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 13 North Range 12 West 3 PM, Scott County, Illinois. It is approximately 1/4 mile east of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, surrounded by a fence, and maintained. In 1903 this land was owned by William J. Wilson. He is buried here beside his wife, Marinda.
William Jasper Wilson, twin brother of Thomas K. Wilson, was born in Kentucky and came to Illinois in 1840 with his parents, James and Hetty Rowe Wilson. His first wife was Amanda or Laura Ann Jewitt who died in 1864. They had one daughter, Marilda. On 27 September 1864, in Scott County, Illinois, he married Marinda Haney Day, former wife of Thomas Day. William and Marinda had nine children: John, James Franklin, William Edgar, Isaac who died in infancy, twins, Armettie and Luvettie, Harrison, Thomas and Truman. Six of their children: John, James F., William Edgar, Thomas, Truman, and Armettie Moore West, have markers in this cemetery.
This reading was completed on 15 December 1980 by Virginia Heaton Gordon and Edna McMahan Secrest.

HANEY, Jerome E. 1859 – 1935

MOORE, William H. 1873 – 1922
Mattie 1878 – 1966 His Wife

MOTT, Mamie M. 1888 – 1918 Wife of Herman H. Mott
Lula 1888 – 1899
Laura Ann Day 1861 – 1955
Elias 1859 – 1931 Elias & Laura married 8 June 1878, Scott Co., IL

RUBY, J. Frank 3 Sept 1900 – 25 June 1960
Martha L. 9 Sept 1865 – 25 Feb 1944

* SUMMERS, John Died 26 Feb 1884 Co. E 137th Ill. Inf

WALK, John C. 28 Sept 1852 – 9 Aug 1929

WALTER, Stella Mott 1886 – 1908

WEST, Thomas Elmer 1875 – 1957

WILSON, Chester V. 1914 –
Georgine 1917 –
Chester Jr. 1938

WILSON, Edgar 15 May 1870 – 31 Mar 1917
Idella 5 Jan 1874 – His Wife

WILSON, Graydon R. 1910 – 1974
Florence J. 1922 –

WILSON, Harrison 1881 – 1947
Cecile 1890 – 1963

WILSON, James F. 1867 – 1945
Mary M. 24 Mar 1871 – 17 July 1904 Wife of J.F. Wilson
Arthur Died 3 Feb 1895 2 Yr 11 Mo 1 Da Son of J.F. & M.M. Wilson
Infant Daughter of J.F. Born & Died 11 Feb 190_

WILSON, John 1865 – 1912
William J. 6 Feb 1834 – 15 Feb 1907 73 Yr 9 Da
Marinda 20 Sept 1844 – 20 Aug 1927 82 Yr 11 Mo His Wife
Truman 20 Jan 1888 – 15 Sept 1903 15 Yr 7 Mo 25 Da Son of W.J. & M. Wilson

WILSON, Thomas 1884 – 1938
Pearl E. 1889 – 1932

WILSON, Infant

ins, Aar 1868 – Stone broken, remainder of info is missing

Footstone – J. W. – laying on ground at cemetery gate.

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