BELL / SHOWALTER CEMETERY

NE1/4 of NE1/4 of Section 20, Twp. 18N, Range 9W

To reach this cemetery, take Rte. 125 to Philadelphia, IL.  Turn north on Philadelphia Road (Jim Edgar Panther Creek Conservation Area sign).  Continue on Philadelphia Road until you reach Jim Edgar Panther Creek parking area, Q-8.  Leave your vehicle there and follow the park vehicle access road between the timber and the farm field.  Click for map.

Entries in green text are from Cass County, IL Newmansville and Panther Creek Township Cemeteries by Linda Davis, Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society, 1995.  All other information verified by visits to the cemetery in March 2008.  Headstones in blue text were not listed in the publication. (If a name is "not" green, click on the name to bring up a photograph of that individual's cemetery marker.)


NAME BORN DIED AGE Additional Inscription/Info.
BAKER, Henry 6 Sep 1887 72y
BELL, Carrie M. Inf Dau of R.P. & Jemima Bell
BELL, George R. Inf Son of R.P. & Jemima Bell
BELL, Jemima 7 Oct 1846 28 Oct 1920 Wife of R.P. Bell
BELL, Lee A. 9 Jan 1884 20 Nov 1897 Son of R.P. & Jemima Bell
BELL, Margaret S. 26 Jul 1834 6 May 1862 Wife of R.P. Bell
BELL, Nancy Inf Dau of R.P. & Jemima Bell
BELL, Robert P. 4 Feb 1831 23 Jul 1908
BELL, William C. 14 Mar 1872 6 Feb 1921
BLAKE, Ezery 1 Jun 1863 1y6d Son of R. & M.E. Blake
EIVENS, Thomas H. 19 Feb 185?
FARMER, Mary 16 Jan 1810 31 Jul 1858 Wife of Christopher Farmer
JENKINS, Samuel 3 Sep 1871 64y1m22d
JENKINS, Temperance Wife of Samuel Jenkins
JONES, Tabitha S. 23 Apr 1871 18y6m Wife of E.S. Jones
MASON, Lillie B. 10 Nov 1857 6m23d Dau of J. & E.F. Mason
NESTER, Crocket 1 Feb 1883 56y7m8d
NESTER, Matilda Ann 6 Sep 1874? 17y1m20d Dau of C. & E. Nester
NESTER, Infant 14 Aug 1870 Son of C. & E. Nester
ROBINSON, Sarah 4 Aug 1861 78y5m13d Wife of T. Robinson
ROBINSON, William 1859
SHOWALTER, Abraham 27 Jul 1857 35y5m
SHOWALTER, Cleracy 1828 1896 Wife of G. Showalter
SHOWALTER, George 1827 1905
SHOWALTER, Nathaniel 16 Jul 1865/6 3y7m27d Son of G. & C. Showalter
SHOWALTER, Sarah 1/4 May 1859 38y21d Wife of Abraham Showalter

Page and photos by a descendent of George & Cleracy Showalter.