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Photos of Madison County Tombstones and Cemeteries, at Hayner Library.org    NEW!

[Photographed by Sue Williams and Bette Flactiff]

 

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(Those cemeteries with ** indicate records found by following links at the Illinois Digital Archives)

 

If you have access to cemetery records, or would be willing to visit a cemetery to index the names, please contact Bev

 

 

MADISON COUNTY CEMETERIES BY TOWNSHIP

 

ALHAMBRA TOWNSHIP: T5N-R7W

ALTON TOWNSHIP: T5N-R10W

CHOUTEAU TOWNSHIP: T4N-R10-9W

**Harris Cemetery          Photos

Alton City/Grandview Cemetery (5th & Vine)   Photos - Alton City Cemetery

**Atkins Cemetery

**Hoxsey Cemetery       Photos

Alton State Hospital Cemetery

**Old Spanish Cemetery

Seybert Family Cemetery, Alhambra

**Milton Cemetery       Photos

**St. Elizabeth's Catholic, Mitchell

**West-Hinch Cemetery

Confederate Cemetery          Photos

**Wanda Cemetery

**Wood Family Cemetery

St. Joseph's Cemetery

 

 

Smallpox Island           Photos

 

 

Upper Alton (Oakwood) Cemetery       Photos

 

 

   

 

   

COLLINSVILLE TOWNSHIP: T3N-R8W

EDWARDSVILLE TOWNSHIP: T4N-R8W

FORT RUSSELL TOWNSHIP: T5N-R8W

Black Jack

**Ballard Cemetery

**Balster Monument

Buck Road Cemetery

Barnsback Cemetery

**Bethalto Lutheran Church Cemetery

**Cook Cemetery

Bethel Family Cemetery, Glen Carbon

**Bitts Family Cemetery

Dammeyer Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery

Brockmeier Family Cemetery

**Fairlane Cemetery, Maryville

**County Poor Home Cemetery, Edwardsville

**Eberhart Family Cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery

Crosby Family Cemetery, Glen Carbon

Gaertner Family Cemetery, SR159

Harris Cemetery, e. of Collinsville

Ebeneser Family Cemetery, Edwardsville

**Lanterman Cemetery

Holy Cross Lutheran, Collinsville

Frickenstein Family Cemetery, Glen Carbon

**Liberty Prairie Cemetery

**Krome Cemetery, n. of Collinsville

Glen Carbon Cemetery

McPherson Family Cemetery, Meadowbrook

**Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Collinsville

**Grover-Gifford Cemetery

**Moro Cemetery

Mills Cemetery, Collinsville

**Hunter Cemetery, NW of SIUE

**Paddock Cemetery

Moore Family Cemetery, n. of Collinsville

Lusk Cemetery, Edwardsville

Plegge/Forman/Lee Cemetery, Meadowbrook

Old Lutheran Cemetery

Mount Hope Cemetery, Edwardsville

Pruitt Family Cemetery, Bethalto

**Peters Cemetery

**Nix/Judy Cemetery, N. of I270     Photos

St. James Cemetery, N. of Edwardsville

Pleasant Ridge Lutheran, Collinsville

**Oaklawn Cemetery, SE of Edwardsville

Sandy Beach Cemetery, Moro

Renfro Family Cemetery, Collinsville

**Poor Farm Cemetery, Edwardsville

**Smith Family Cemetery

**St. John's Lutheran Cemetery (New)

**St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville

**Springer Cemetery

**St. John's Lutheran Cemetery (Old)

**St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville

Stillwell Family Cemetery, Meadowbrook

Sts. Peter & Paul, Collinsville     Photos

**St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Cemetery

Zion Lutheran Cemetery - Carpenter, IL   Photos

 

**St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Edwdsville

 

**Sanders Cemetery

 

**Sappington Cemetery

 

Sunset Hills Memorial Estates, SR157

 

Tetherington Cemetery, W. of SR157

 

**Valley View Gardens, Edwardsville

 

Virgin Mary Cemetery, Glen Carbon

 

Whiteside Cemetery, SIUE Campus

 

**Wolf Family Cemetery

 

 

**Woodlawn Cemetery, Edwardsville       Photos

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

   

FOSTER TOWNSHIP: T6N-R9W

GODFREY TOWNSHIP: T6N-10W

HAMEL TOWNSHIP:

**Barton Cemetery, Harris Lane

Bethany Cemetery        Information

Handschy Family Cemetery

**Brooks Cemetery, Fosterburg Rd

**Godfrey Cemetery       Photos

**Lutheran Cemetery

**Deck Cemetery

Levi Cemetery

St. Paul Lutheran/Gehlenbeck Cemetery

Fosterburg Cemetery

Melville Cemetery

 

**Ingersoll Cemetery         Photos

**New Bethel Rocky Fork Cemetery      Photos

 

J C Young Cemetery, N. of Fosterburg

St. Patricks/Greenwood Cemetery

 

**Salem Baptist Church Cemetery   Photos

Valhalla Cemetery

 

**Short Cemetery       Photos

 

Smooth Prairie, N. of Fosterburg

 

 

HELVETIA TOWNSHIP:

**Gullick Cemetery

 

Rietmann Cemetery

 

 

 

   

   

JARVIS TOWNSHIP: T3N-R7W

LEEF TOWNSHIP: T5N-R5W

MORO TOWNSHIP: T6N-R8W

Bohnenstiehl Cemetery, Troy

Grantfork UCC Cemetery, Highland

Cooper-Sanner Cemetery, Midway

Canteen Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

St. Gertrude Catholic Cemetery, SR160

Dorsey Emmaus Lutheran Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery, S of Troy

 

Locust Grove Cemetery, Bivens Rd

Friedens United Church of Christ Cemetery

 

Moro [Presbyterian Church] Cemetery

Gilead Cemetery

 

Prairietown [St. Peter's Lutheran] Cemetery

Gindler Cemetery, S. of Troy

MARINE TOWNSHIP: T4N-R6W

Ridgley Catholic Cemetery, Renken Rd.

Hall Cemetery, SW of Troy

Crandall Family Cemetery, Coon Rd.

**St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery

Harris Cemetery, SW of Troy

Deck-Weder Cemetery

St. Peter's Lutheran, Dorsey

Hoenig Cemetery, S. of Troy

Giger Cemetery, S. off SR143

Williams Cemetery, NE of Dorsey

Langenwalter Family Cemetery, Troy

Holtzgang Cemetery, S. off SR143

Zimmerman Cemetery, Zimmerman Rd. | Photos

Loyet Cemetery, W. of Troy

**Marine City Cemetery, S of Marine     Photos

 

Metz Family Cemetery, S. of Troy

Mundis Cemetery, NE of Marine

 

St. John's Evang. [Freidens] Cemetery

St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Marine

NAMEOKI TOWNSHIP

Old St. John's Evang. [Old Blackjack]

Sommerfeldt Family Cemetery, E. of Marine

Ebenezer Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery

"Old" Smart Family Cemetery

Weder Cemetery, SE of Marine

Emmert Cemetery

Reid-Riggin Family Cemetery, Troy

 

Harkleroad Cemetery

St. Jerome Catholic Cemetery, Troy

 

Hayes Cemetery

St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery

 

New Methodist Cemetery

Schmitt Family Cemetery, S. of Troy

 

Odd Fellows Cemetery

Troy City Cemetery, Troy

 

St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery

Watt Cemetery, S. of Troy       Photos

 

St. Mark's Cemetery

Widicus Family Cemetery

 

Squire Cemetery

Wittman Cemetery, S. of Troy

   

Wood Cemetery, S. of Troy

   
     

NEW DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP

OLIVE TOWNSHIP: T6N-R6W

OMPHGHENT TOWNSHIP: T6N-R7W

**New Douglas Cemetery      Photos

Coalson Family Cemetery, New Douglas Rd.

McCaughey Cemetery, Prairietown-Staunton

Salem Evangelical Cemetery

Old Voyles Cemetery, S. of Binney Rd.

Meadowview Cemetery, Worden

**St. Ubaldus Cemetery        Photos

Olive-Pearce Cemetery, SE of Livingston

Meyer-Kayser Cemetery

 

Reaves Cemetery, Luescher Rd.

New Hope Cemetery, Worden

 

Sacred Heart Cemetery, Livingston

Olive Cemetery, E. of Worden

 

Vincent Cemetery, Mriscin Rd.

Omphghent Burying Ground, S. of Prairietown

 

Spangle Cemetery, off SR4

Paul Family Cemetery, S. of Prairietown

 

Vincent Cemetery, 3 m. n. of Alhambra

Phelps Cemetery

   

Randle Cemetery, Dustman Road

   

Sandbach Cemetery, NW of Worden

   

Weeks Cemetery, NE of Prairietown

   

Welch Family Cemetery, NW of Worden

   

Wieseman Cemetery, NE of Prairietown

   

Worden City Cemetery, Worden

   

Worden Lutheran Cemetery

     
     

   

PIN OAK TOWNSHIP: T4N-R7W

ST. JACOB TOWNSHIP: T3N-R6W

SALINE TOWNSHIP: T4N-R5W

**Bartlett Cemetery, Goshen Rd.

Anderson Cemetery, SR4

Calvary Cemetery (Pierron, IL)

Daugherty Cemetery

Augusta Cemetery

**Highland City Cemetery, Highland        Photos

Fruit Cemetery, Strasen Rd.

Dugger Cemetery, NNE of St. Jacob

Mudge Cemetery, Pocahontas Rd.

Hamilton Family Cemetery, Pin Oak Rd.

Gerke Cemetery

**St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery       Photos

Keown Cemetery, Old Staunton Rd.

**Keystone City Cemetery          Photos

Sugar Creek Cemetery

**Moller/Moeller Cemetery

Parkinson Cemetery, SR4

**Smart/Hagler Cemetery          Photos

Terrapin Ridge Cemetery, E of SR4

   

   

   

VENICE TOWNSHIP: T3N-10W

WOOD RIVER TOWNSHIP: T5N-R9W

 

Bethalto City Cemetery

 

Memorial Markers

 

Montgomery Cemetery, NE of Wood River

 

Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto

 

Springley Cemetery, E. of Wood River

 

Vaughn Cemetery, SR111

 

Woodlawn Hill Cemetery, East Alton

 

   

   

 

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The following poem was included in the Alton Weekly Courier, July 19, 1855, and signed June, 1855, by Cousin Hetty

 

THE VILLAGE GRAVEYARD

There is a quiet graveyard, Which from my window lone,

I sit and watch at morning, And when eventide comes on.

'Tis near a rustic village, Far from the busy throng

That rolls the ball of commerce From State to State along.

 

Here no tow'ring monument Lifts high its stately head,

To mark the proud patrician, Now resting with the dead.

No deeds of worldly valor Are traced upon the stone,

To tell the wand'ring stranger What the ashes may have won.

 

No verse of glowing imagery Bespeaks the virtues rare

Of those who calmly slumber Within the graveyard there.

But in yon quiet corner, If you'll but wander near,

You'll see an orphan's tribute, 'Tis this: "My Mother Dear."

 

There, upon an humble slab, Beneath yon willow tree,

These simple words will meet you: "Dear one, I mourn for thee."

'Tis the sad, yet silent echo Of a widow's broken heart,

But soon from earthly sorrow, God called her to depart.

 

Look beneath you budding rose, And see "Our Willie's" grave,

Oft at morn, and noon, and eve, With tears his parents lave

The tiny mound, now verdant, Wherein their darling's laid;

And then his little spirit, (An angel now he's made.)

 

Looks down from Heaven, and comforts His sorrowing parents dear,

And bids them still press onward, Till He wipes away each tear.

There, too, an infant's sleeping, To whom no name was given,

But now they call her "seraph," That happy band in Heaven.

 

Tread lightly; here are nameless graves, These rude mounds only tell

That 'neath them now, in darkness, Decaying mortals dwell.

The wild bee hums as sweetly Above their narrow home,

The wild birds sing as gaily, As o'er the rich man's tomb;

 

The zephyrs chant a requiem, The starry heavens weep;

At eve, the crystal dewdrop, For the nameless ones who sleep.

While sitting at my window, And gazing out alone,

Upon the village graveyard, Till bright stars, one by one,

 

Steal forth in quiet beauty The dark world to illume,

And keep their nightly vigils Above the humble tomb -

How soothing to my spirit, To think, when life is o'er,

When my feeble lamp shall burn Upon another shore,

 

That with bright, happy angels, From yonder blue above,

I too may watch o'er mortals, In sympathy and love.

     
 

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