Jefferson County Illinois 
Cemeteries

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Buffington/French Cemetery
Farrington, Twp.
From Mt. Vernon go out old state Rt. 15 to the Harmony/Marlow Road turn left
to go to Harmony turn right on Silence Rd. (1925) it is the road right
before you get to the Harmony Church. Stay on this road until it comes to a
curve to the right you can also turn left but there is no stop sign and I
wouldn't call it a T. When you go thru the curve the road name changes to
Duner Lane (2150) stay on this road it will curve to the left and the name
changes to E.Pinecone Rd. (1900N) then you will turn right on N. Duke Lane
(2150) this road will curve to the left and then it will curve to the right.
As soon as you go thru the right curve the old house sits on the left it has
a grown up drive way it will be the first place you come to but it is hard
to see because of the weeds. When you get out behind the house there is an
old barn to the right and an old Chicken Coop? back off to the left you will
have to walk a bit before you see the chicken coop. The cemetery is behind
it.
Walked & Indexed By:Cindy Ford
May 22, 2000
Photos Submitted By: Cindy Ford & Kiowana Hayes Ferguson * 4-13-02

There are a few Sandstone markers that are no longer readable and most likley 
several unmarked graves.

Buffington, A.C.      Sept.9,1822    No date         bottom of stone
Buffington, A.C.                     May 10,1876?    8y6d s/o AC&MA
Buffington, Infant                   Feb.??,1878
Buffington, Jane                     Dec.9,1892      85y11m2d w/o L
Buffington, Lloyd                    Nov.4,1872      68y2m28d
Buffington, L.W.      no dates                       Co.K 49th IL Inf.
Buffinton, Mary A.    Feb.9,1823     Aug.6,1891      w/o A.C. bottom of stone
Buffington, Phillip                  April 12,1884   29y6d s/o AC&MA
Buffington, Susan     June 13,1831   Nov.1,1869      d/o L
Buffington, T.C.      no dates                       Co.K 49th IL Inf. 
French, George W.     Jan.3,1851     June 7,1880     s/o R&EJ   footstone
French, Eliza J.      Oct.1,1825     Nov.13,1903     w/o Robt.  footstone
French, Robert        Jan.3,1822     Sept.12,1887

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****NOTES****
Submitted By: Joe D. Garrison

Also buried here, their stones have worn away, are 
Abraham Buffington 1784-27  Feb. 1861 and his wife Margaret (Ward) 1787-1851

Buffington, A.C. Sept. 9, 1822 No date - died 1903 was married 5 Dec. 1850 
first name was Abraham Buffington, A.C. May 10 1876? 8yr6d s/o AC&MA - 
I show b.14 Apr. 1867 d 10 May 1875 which would be 8y 26d.
I don't know which is correct.

Bufington, Jane Dec……….- was Jane Casey 

Buffington, Lloyd Nov.4……….. -s/o A&M

Buffington, L.W…………- Lloyd W b1837 s/o L&J

Buffington, Mary A ……- Was Mary Ann Garrison b 1 Feb. 1823

Buffington, Phillip ……. - Winfred Phillip b 6 Apr. 1855

Buffington, T.C. ……..-Thomas C. b 1835 s/o L&J
There is no reason to believe my records are any more 
accurate than any other. Just more information


 
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