The only visible indication of this cemetery is one toppled red granite spire lying beside two pieces of its base. Located about 100 feet north of Illinois Route 78, the tombstone is on the west bank of a creek and within sight and sound of the Carnation Company plant.
12 Aug 1793
28 Jan 1873
JAMES, Eliner Pea
23 Dec 180_
29 Jan 1860
10 Sep 1829
19 Oct 1846
11 Nov 1831
From Family Records and Morgan County Records:
Robert R. James, born 12 Aug 1793 in Prince Edward Co., Va., married Elinor Pease, of Ohio on June 19, 1822.
They were the parents of 13 children (1 died young):
William Wesley - died in 1870 in Kansas
Samuel - died in Cato, Kansas
Francis, with his father in 1873
Elizabeth, wife of William Sheff, died in 1852
Martha, wife of G. W. Sawyers, of Scott County, Illinois
Mary, wife of Samuel Colwell/Coldwell/Caldwell, died in 1852
Susan, Wife of C. A. Higold of Arcadia, died in 1858, the "same year as mother"
Harriet, 2nd wife of C. A. Higold of Arcadia
Emily, wife of T. J. Carney, residing with father