Hanks Cemetery

Patterson Township - Greene County, Illinois


Directions: White Hall, IL. Turn west on Millview blacktop, go about 3 to 4 miles to Drake road, turn north, go to the second house on left side of road. (At the time of the reading by Carl & Wanda Phillips) Home of Mr. Richard Hicks. Cemetery is behind house in pasture. Three large cemetery cedars mark the cemetery.

Location: SE Quarter, Section 30, Township 12 North, Range 12 West, 3PM.

Condition: No fence, in cow pasture, stones knocked down, some broken, some buried.



Name Born Died Age Additional Inscription/Information
ALDERSON, Martha T. 21 Nov 1857 31y1m23d Wife of James Alberson
Behold ye strangers, passing by
As you are now, So once was I;
As I am now, so must you be
Prepare for death and follow me.
CLARK, Charles G./S. 28 Mar 1865 5y Son of R. & O.S. Clark
HANKS, Elizabeth 31 Jan 1806 23 Dec 1885 Wife of Thomas Hanks
Since thou canst no longer stay
to cheer me with thy love
I hope to meet with thee again
in yon bright world above.
HANKS, Elizabeth 20 Oct 1862 19y4m Dau of T. & E. Hanks
HANKS, Elizabeth 20 Feb 1888 15d Dau of R./J. E. & M. Hanks
HANKS, James E./L. 18 Feb 1888 45y9m22d
HANKS, John H. 18 Sep 1852 4 Sep 1884 31y11m16d Oh cease dear parents, cease your weeping
Above my spot where I am sleeping
My time was short and blessed be,
He that called me to Eternity.
HANKS, Permelia 18 Mar 1858 21y3m19d
HANKS, Thomas 30 May 1881 87y2m2d Since thou canst no longer stay
to cheer me with thy love
I hope to meet with thee again
in yon bright world above.
HUDSPETH, Mary J. 3 Jan 1891 80y6m23d (No stone - info from death certificate)
UNKNOWN, Broken stone 29 Dec 18?? 34y6m2d

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