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Knob Prairie Cemetery Tidbits

Submitted By: Dahl Shurtz * ds122236@frontiernet.net

Crenshaw, Jeanette      1851            1927            Another stone 
Jeanette,(Dixon)Crenshaw-8/11/1851-11/23/1927-
4th wife of Clifton Quinn-d/o Elijal Merideth-Mary Jane(Livingston)Dixon

Fairchild, G.W.         1859            1941 
Fairchild,G W-stands for George Warren-s/o Eli-Sarah L(Place)-bu-new section

Fairchild, Annie E.     1861            1941
Fairchild,Annie E-nee (Smith) #2 wife of George Warren-bu new section

Fairchild, Daniel S.    1865            1931
Fairchild ,Daniel S- s/o Eli-Sarah L(Place)-new section

Fairchild, Amos E.      Aug.6,1854      Aug.10,1926
Fairchild,Amos Edmond-s/o-Edmond Amos-Luciona(McDonald)-new section

Fairchild, Amos         dates under     ground
Fairchild,Amos-should read Edmond Amos Jr-born 1825-wabash Co Ind-
married-Luciona McDonald-s/oEdmond Amos Sr-Hannah(Nessler)-new section

Fairchild, Maggie A.                    Oct.25,1885     25y2m16d w/o G.W.
Fairchild,Maggie A-nee (Gilbert) #1 George Warren Fairchild--d/o-Eli Jr-Lucy Gilbert-bu old section

Fairchild, E.W."Doc"    1867            1941
Fairchild,E W "Doc"-s/o Eli-Sarah L(Place)-old section

Fairchild, Edwin D.     1841            1922            Main Stone 
Fairchild,Edwin D-stands for Daniel-s/o Erastus-Elizabeth(Giddings)-bornJefferson Co,IL-old section

Fairchild, Jennie A.    1844            1913            Main Stone 
Fairchild,JennieA-nee(Stewart)w/o Edwin D--d/o Peter W-Hester A Stewart-old section

Fairchild, Eli          Dec.11,1823     Dec.1,1907
Fairchild,Eli-should be Eli Williamson-s/o Erastus-Elizabeth(Giddings)-old section

Fairchild, Sarah L.     Mar.8,1837      Sept.28,1875    w/o Eli
Fairchild,Sarah L-nee(Place)w/o Eli Williamson-d/o Sidney S-Rhoda(Dufur)Place-old section


Fairchild, Susan(Boswell) #3 w/o Eli Williamson Fairchild married 4-1875 - died 1882-1883 
have lost her would appreciate help

Fairchild, Dora M.      1869            1929 
Fairchild,Dora M-never married-d/o-Eli Williamson-Sarah L(Place)-old section by parents

Fairchild, Mary         Aug.3,1829      Dec.15,1890     w/o F.M.
Fairchild,Mary-nee (Booth)w/o Francis Marion Fairchild-old section

Fairchild,Francis Marion-s/o Erastus-Elizabeth(Giddings)bu old section 
near wife-born-1835-Wabash Co, Ind-bu old section

Gilbert, Alva S.        Sept.17,1886    Sept.11,1957
Alva S Gilbert--S is for Sylvester
Holloway,Anita(Gilbert)-w/o Maxey J-d/o of Alva Sylvester-Inez(Fairchild)

Gilbert, Bertha "Shurtz"Oct.3,1883      April 7,1961
Gilbert, Bertha(Shurtz) w/o Rolla Rawleigh d/o James P Shurtz-Sarah Serrena(Dufur)Shurtz
note they buried at Green-Taylor Cem

Gilbert, Inez           Dec.2,1885      Dec.7,1966 
Gilbert,Inez-nee-(Fairchild) w/o Alva Sylvester 
d/o Eli Williamson-Jeanette(Dixon)Robinson-Fairchild-Crenshaw-married-10/9/1904

Gilbert, Rolla R.       May 25,1882     May 23,1968
Gilbert,Rolla R- R is for Raleigh h/o Bertha(Shurtz)Gilbert

Laur, Maranda L.        1854            1928            w/o Benjamin
Laur, Miranda L-L is for Lutheria-w/o Benjamin M Laur
d/o Eli Williamson Fairchild-Maranda Lutheria (Haynes) Fairchild 
#1 wife of Eli Williamson Fairchild -she was Benjamin M Laur #2 wife-#1 was a Jane Bay-no data

Melvin, Dorcas M. Quinn 1900            1955 
Dorcus Martha Melvin-nee (Quinn) wife of John-d/o Clifton-Hannah Melvina(Harvey)

Newbury, S.L.           Jan.10,1861     Nov.12,1910
Newbury,SL-the SL is for Steven Logan
Newbury, Annie E is Elizabeth 'Annie'is Nee(Shurtz) 
w/o Steven Logan Newbury d/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz-Martha (McConnaughey) Shurtz 
#2 w/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz

Quinn, Clifton          1855            1945 
Clifton Quinn-s/o Samuel-Martha "Patsy" Jane(Taylor)they bu-MtZion-BlissvilleTwp
Wife # 1 Sarah A (Ward)10/13/1855-1875 Waltonville, IL md-1874-Jefferson Co,IL,
Wife # 2 Harriett C (Watts) 
Wife # 3 Hannah Melvina(Harvey)d/o Peyton Smith-Amanda Melvina(Rogers)Harvey

Quinn, Ethel            1888            1976
Ethel Quinn             8/27/1888       5/31/1976
nee (Fairchild) d/o Eli Williamson-Jeanette(Dixon)Robinson-Fairchild-Crenshaw

Quinn, Harvey C.        1884            1928
Harvey Clifton Quinn    10/3/1884       12/11/1928 
s/o Clifton-Hannah Melvina(Harvey)-note-Hannah is buried at Minson Cem

Quinn, Everett S.       Jan.22,1889     July 8,1939
Everett Samuel- Quinn   1/22/1889       8/71939     never married-s/o Clifton-Hannah Melvina(Harvey)

Shurtz, Carl H.         1886            1957 
Shurtz,Carl H-H is for Hughs-s/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz-Mary Elizabeth(Thomas)Shurtz 
#3 w/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz-note the are buried at MtZion-Blissville Twp

Shurtz, Charles Rodney  Mar.3,1933      no date 
Shurtz, Charles Rodney s/o Carl Hughs Shurtz-Georgia E (Fairchild) Shurtz

Shurtz, Frances Delphene 1888           1966 
Shurtz, Francis Deplhine-never married
d/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz-Mary Elizabeth(Thomas) Shurtz #3 w/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz

Shurtz, Georgia E.      1890            1996 
Shurtz, Georgia E is Nee (Fairchild) w/o Carl Hughs Shurtz
d/o George Warren Fairchild-Anna'Anne'(Smith)Fairchild-they are in new section

Shurtz, Hattie A.       Aug.4,1865      Sept.6,1950 
Shurtz, Hattie A is Nee (Nowland) w/o John M Shurtz

Shurtz, John M.         Sept.5,1862     May 11,1955 
Shurtz, John M-s/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz-Martha (McConnaughey) Shurtz #2 w/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz

Shurtz, Mary E.         Oct.26,1878     Mar.8,1940 
Shurtz, Mary E-E is For Elizabeth-she is Nee(Fairchild) 
w/o Robert W Shurtz d/o Eli Williamson Fairchild-Susan(Boswell)Fairchild #3 w/o Eli Williamson Fairchild

Shurtz, Minnie F.       1872            1950            Main Stone
Shurtz, Minnie F is Nee(Fairchild) w/o William Roy  
d/o Eli Williamson Fairchild-Sarah Louisa(Place) Fairchild) #2 w/o Eli Williamson Fairchild

Shurtz, Robert W.       April 24,1875   Feb.23,1940
Shurtz, Robert W s/o James P Shurtz-Sahah Serrena(Dufur)Shurtz
note they are buried at Green-Taylor Blissville Twp

Shurtz, William O.      1890            1968 
Shurtz, William O s/ o James P Shurtz-Sarah-Serrena(Dufur) Shurtz
my dates show him born 4-1887 could be a missprint as looks like stone dates are rounded off

Shurtz, William R.      1866            1934            Main Stone
Shurtz,William R-R is for Roy-s/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz-Martha (McConnaughey) 
Shurtz #2 w/o Andrew Jackson Shurtz


Shurtz, William H s/o Robert W Shurtz-Hannah(Cole Shurtz-Memorial
buried at National Cemetery Andersonville,Ga-died as prisoner of war

Taylor, J.L.            Oct.14,1843     Mar.30,1871     Co.C 32nd IL Inf.
Taylor, John L D s/o Drury Taylor-Elizabeth(DuPree) Taylor-b&d Jefferson Co old section

Taylor, Narcena P(Wells) w/o John L D Taylor-born IL-1842-md-12/11/1864 no visible marker
Thomas, Almanza R."Fred"Aug.8,1867      July 18,1890    w/o GE
Thomas, Almanza R (Fred)  #1 w/o GE-the GE is For George E Thomas-not positive where he 
is buried as he remarried a Anna Marie Fagan Nichols

Thomas, Anna M.         1859            1948
Thomas, Anna M w/o William E Thomas

Thomas, Barney H.       Aug.19,1889     Dec.30,1936
Grandson of Barney Hughes Thomas-Nancy Booth(Hargett) Thomas


Thomas, Barney Hughes Sr- s/o William P Thomas & Elizabeth(Mannen)

Thomas, Nancy B.        Nov.23,1832     Mar.27,1903
Nancy Booth Thomas -nee(Hargett)

Thomas, Wm. E.          1854            1935 
Thomas, William E s/ o Barney Hughs Thomas-Nancy Booth(Hargett) Thomas
Submitted By: Pat O'Sullivan Corona * corona245@comcast.net

Roberson, Ben F.        1867            1923    
ROBERSON, Ben F.1867-1923-
Benjamin F. ROBERSON
s/o Elbert ROBERSON & Clamencia Jane HODGE
Benjamin F. ROBERSON m. 29 Jan. 1893, FCI, Cora E. BATES

Roberson, Cora E.       1872            1960    
ROBERSON, Cora E. 1872-1960- 
Cora E. BATES
d/o Killabrew BATES & Malinda LEWIS.
Killabrew & Malinda BATES bur. Horse Prairie Cem. nr.
Sesser, Franklin Co. IL.

Roberson, Leslie        1901            1983    
ROBERSON, Leslie-1901-1983- 
Leslie N. ROBERSON
s/o Benjamin R. ROBERSON & Cora E. BATES

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