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Williams-Henderson Cemetery

Rubicon Township -Greene County, IL

These burials are in Rubicon Township. They will be found on the north side of the road and to the east of Rubicon Creek. In addition to the tombstones listed there are other stones without names, and several broken stones.

Location: Section 24 (southeast quarter of the northeast quarter), Township 11 N, Range 10W, 3PM.

From the Gazette-Patriot, Carrollton, IL, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002 - from an article dealing with Greene County Days.

This cemetery in Section 24 of Rubicon Township has been bulldozed over. It is believed that there were 20 - 25 stones in this cemetery at one time, two of them marking the graves of slaves that had been freed by the Williams family in Kentucky and who had traveled north to Illinois with family members. About 12 stones, some in good condition, some broken, were retrieved from a nearby ditch after the cemetery was bulldozed.

Submitted by: Allen Handling

Name Born Died Age Additional Inscription/Information
HENDERSON, Edwin 15 Jun 1815 30 Apr 1889
HENDERSON, Eliza J. 22 Jan 1820 Wife of E. Henderson
HENDERSON, Elmer 24 Jul 1861 22 Oct 1865 4y3m
HENDERSON, Mary L. 16 Aug 1847 23 Mar 1848
WILLIAMS, Lydia 13 Aug 1786 29 Apr 1858 Wife of W. Williams
WILLIAMS, Newton 19 Jul 1850 26y1d Son of Wm. W. & L. Williams
WILLIAMS, William W. 9 Jul 1791 26 Dec 1886
Footstone Only:  W.H.W.

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