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West Salem Cemetery Tidbits

Submitted By: Jean Crowder-Gonzales *
Farthing, Lula B.       Mar.07,1894     June 08,1977
Lula B. Bond was buried at West Salem Cemetery  
by her first husband, Walter Raleigh Farthing.  
Just before she passed away made this choice to be buried as Lula Farthing

Submitted By: Dahl Shurtz *

Quinn, Moses            1850            1927 
Quinn, Moses  s/o Samuel Everett Quinn & Martha "Patsy" Jane (Taylor)Quinn
Quinn, Deliah(Terrell)is w/o Moses Quinn should be there also maybe unreadable

"Cindy's Note" there are two Unreadable mausoleum type like Moses Quinn next to Moses Quinn

Unknown, no name        no dates                        next to Moses Quinn
Unknown, no name        no dates                        next to Moses Quinn
Quinn, W.W.             Dec.07,1878     Jan.29,1965
Quinn, W.W. is s/o Moses & Deliah (Terrell) Quinn

Eater, Jonas            Jun.3,1833      Jul.18,1910
Eater, Jonas-born in Perry Co IL s/o Henry & Elizabeth (Hunter) Eater
Jonas was only survivor of 5 children of Henry-Elizabeth (Hunter)Eater 
Henry was born in Pennsylvania in 1805 they are buried at the small overgrown 
Hatcher Cemetery s-w of DuBois,IL west of Rt 51

Eater, Judith           Mar.23,1835     Sep.24,1910     w/o Jonas
Eater, Judith (McLaughlin)-married 1855-w/o Jonas Eater
d/o Capt. John M & Martha McLaughlin see their info on this site West Salem Cem

Eater, John H.          Sept.28,1856    1945 
Eater,John H-s/o Jonas Eater-Judith(McLaughlin)Eater

Eater, Mary E.          April 19,1859   Feb.08,1917
Eater, Mary E -w/o John H Eater

Eater, Charles          5-12-1885       9-13-1885
Eater, Charles -infant s/o Jonas-Judith(McLaughlin)Eater

Eater, Judith?                          1872
Pretty sure this Eater, Judith? is d/o John-Mary E Eater

Eater, Martha -d/o Jonas-Judith(McLaughlin)Eater is the w/o Salathiel Lasse Quinn #1 
they are buried at Bald Hill Cem Blissville Twp 
note most of the rest of the family buried at Tamaroa Cem.

Gilbert, Philo          June 14,1821    June 17,1899    another stone
Gilbert, Philo born-Decatur; Washington Co,Ohio

Gilbert, Harriett       Mar.04,1817     July 12,1901    another stone
Gilbert, Harriett is nee(Quinn)  w/o Philo
d/o James & Lydia"Liddy"(Turner)born Tennessee they are buried at South Hickory Cem

Gilbert, Menzis P.      Jan.12,1857     Aug.15,1864     another stone
Gilbert, Menzes P is Philo Menzes s/o Philo-Harriett(Quinn)

Gilbert, James Eli      Oct.15,1846     Aug.28,1889
Gilbert, James Eli  s/o Philo-Harriett(Quinn)born Family Homestead,McClellean Twp

Gilbert, Susan A.       Oct.02,1850     April 04,1880
Gilbert, Susan A "Susa" nee (Ford) md-1/24/1867-Jefferson Co,IL

Submitted By: John McKleroy *  

Muckelroy, G.W.         1850            1919
Muckelroy, G.W. 1850 1919

Melcher, Theresa        1855            1923 
Mucklelroy,Theresa"Melcher"1855 1923 See Melcher Theresa 

George W. and Theresa Melcher Muckleroy were married in Jefferson 
County on December 10, 1872 and had two children: Renzo and Ethel.  
Renzo was on the teaching staff at Mt. Vernon Township High School 
when it was first organized.  He was the first teacher in agriculture 
at Southern Illinois Normal University and was the head of the Agriculture 
Department there for many years.

Mc?Kle, Robert 1850 19?? Metal marker 
Listed as MCLERYAY, ROBERT 1939 by Fred Justice

Muckleroy, S.C.         Feb.11,1847     Feb.24,1896
Muckleroy, S.C. Feb.11,1847 Feb.24,1896 

Robert and Sarah C. (Whitehorn) Muckleroy were married in Jefferson County 
on November 25, 1869. Their children were George (who died around 4 years old), 
Annie, Carrel, William and Ellis.  The sons moved north to Mattoon, Illinois 
in the early 1900's dropping the "u" in their last name to McKleroy.  
Robert was born in Jefferson Co. in abt 1851 and died in Mattoon in 1937.
George and Robert were brothers.


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