Interesting Facts

Follow the links below for added items of interest on some of the cemeteries of Rock Island County.


Some interesting facts and speculation about the Weaver Family Cemetery. The deed says, "... for a Cemetary forever." It seems 'progress' redefines 'forever'. PLUS the saga of the shooting at the Weaver House in 1876


Port Byron Twp Cemeteries - an article telling that Mrs. Mary Lyford picked the location of the Port Byron Cemetery.


"Evergreen City of Silence" - an article about the Reynolds Cemetery from the 1923 Reynolds Press.


A 1925(?) article from the Argus about the Rose Hill Cemetery in Zuma Twp.


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