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Massac County updated 2/15/2003
NAME ALIAS OL C R V ST SEC TOWNSHIP LOCATION QTRQTR QTRSEC
A.M.E. (Afro-American) Bethal
Y Y Y AC 11 East Brooklyn From Brookport turn left from Hwy 45 onto 425N go 2/10 mi on left.

Aikin Twiliger
Y
IN 29 Grant Cook Coal Terminal Property

Allard




IN

From Brookport take Unionville Rd. to Unionville. Turn right on first dirt rd. to to the end. Cem is on right behind barn thru ditch on the hill with a metal fence around it. Only 1 stone found.

Anderson Boaz
Y Y AC 17 Logan Located near Karnak

Anderson Brown or Boot Hill or Wilkins

Y Y
17 Metropolis


Armstrong


Y Y IN 05 Washington From intersection 100N & 1400E go north on 1400E about 2/10 mi - 200 yards to the left.

Baggett Hillerman Landing


DE 16 Hillerman river completely eroded away ca 1970's

Bailey Field Bailey or Steele

Y Y AC 31 East Brooklyn At intersection 1900E & 700N go west on 700E about 1/4 mi on left.

Barnes Midway or Saint Stephens Y Y Y AC 02 Washington Lutheran German Church

Barrett +1865


Y Y IN 21 Washington Take intersection 970N & 2000E go south on 2000E to 2nd field, turn onto old abandoned road into woods. Go about 8/10 mi to a T. Turn right 1/10 mi on right.

Berry


Y
IN 29 East/West Brooklyn Take Hwy 45 to Hwy 145. Go north to Powers Church Rd (800N) and make a right. Go about 5 miles to the T at Road 1900E, turn right. On left in fence row, up a steep bank about 1/2 mi. On the Berry farm (private property).

Bethel A.M.E
Y Y
AC 11 East Brookport From Brookport turn left from Hwy 45 onto 425N go 2/10 mi on left.

Bigbey Morrison
Y
AC 33 Jackson At intersection 600N & 2100E go north on 2100E about 7/10 mi, left onto dirt road to the end. Has been vandalized.

Blankenship




IN 22 Jackson


Boaz Anderson
Y Y AC 17 Logan Located near Karnak; was a small town

Bonifield


Y Y IN 09 Grant At intersection 990N & 875E go north 3/10 mi. Located on right about 1/2 mi in woods. A lot of headstones are missing.

Boot Hill Wilkins or Brown or Anderson
Y Y IN 33 Benton


Boyd Mathis or Washington
Y Y AC 18 Grant From Massac Gun & Bow Club on 960N go 6/10 mi and when road turns left and starts downhill there is a lane to the right. Cemetery is at the top of hill.

Brookport Irvin

Y IN 14 East/West Brooklyn no other info

Brookport




DE 17 Jackson


Brown Enloe
Y
IN 23 Grant North Ave. north to Country Club left, about 1/2 mi on right

Brown Anderson or Boot Hill or Wilkins

Y Y AC 17 Metropolis


Bryan


Y
IN 11 Washington At intersection of 1000N & 1700E go left on 1000N about 9/10 mi. In pasture behind old brick home. Damaged by cows.

Bumgardner New Davidson New
Y
AC 24 Metropolis On North Avenue just pas Massac Memorial Gardens

Bumgardner Old Davidson
Y
IN 24 Metropolis On North Avenue just pas Massac Memorial Gardens

Buzzard Roost +1859 Tindall or Old Hall

Y Y AC 20 Jackson At the interseftion 825N & 1900E go eat on 825N about 4/10 mi up dirt road on left. Named after 1st Masonic Hall in Metropolis that later burned. Vandals took many stones and dropped in a cistern that was later filled with dirt and the stones not recovered.

Cagle Walnut Ridge or Samoth
Y
AC 05 George's Creek located near Grantsburg

Canaan Cannon Y Y Y AC 22 Benton located near Pope County line on road to Temple Hill

Cannon Canaan
Y Y Y AC 22 Benton located near Pope County line on road to Temple Hill

Chadwick

Y



located across from Waldo Church

Choat Hughey

Y
IN 16 Grant At intersection 975N & 825E go south on 825E about 2/10 mi on right bside the road.

Chosen Friends I.O.O.F (1850)
Y Y AC 36 Metropolis located on North Ave. on left just pas Marberry Dr.

Cooper

Y
IN 14 Washington


Copeland


Y Y
06 Hillerman On private property. From Hillerman Store continue west to 100E, turn right and almost immediately turn left into a gated field. Up the hill behind the barn to the right.

Copley

Y



Private cemetery on Wilber Arnesman farm.

Crim Sub Crim
Y
IN 28 Grant On Cook Coal Terminal property.

Crossland (Afro-American) Union
Y Y IN 18 Logan From Boaz turn left at Anderson Church to first road to right. This road will turn right then left. There will be a lane to cemetery on left.

Crow

Y Y IN 34-35 Washington At intersection 1200N & 1625E go north on 1625E about 1/2 mi to old dirt road on right leading to cemetery.

Daniel, Ned McHenry
Y
IN 05 George's Creek At intersection 1700N & 725E go north on 725E about 3/10 miles. Located in a field in a woods on the right. Partly fenced around.

Dassing


Y
IN 15 Jackson Coming from Brookport on Unionville Rd., to to stop sign at Unionville. Continue further on Unionville Road 1 mi. Turn left onto Kickasola Rd. Go 1/4 mi and turn left into gravel lane. Cemetery is at end of the lane.

Davidson New Bumgardner New
Y
AC 24 Metropolis On North Avenue just pas Massac Memorial Gardens

Davidson Old Bumgardner
Y
IN 24 Metropolis On North Avenue just pas Massac Memorial Gardens

Dean Walton
Y
IN 22 Grant In the middle of a field.

Douglas +1852


Y Y IN 25 Jackson Road to cemetery between section 24 and 30.

Dugger

Y Y AC 15 Jackson Coming from Brookport on Unionville Road, go to stop sign at Unionville. Turn left at Unionville, onto Mt. Sterling Rd. Go abt 1/4 mi. Turn right into gravel lane. Cemetery at end of lane.

Dye

Y
IN 13 Washington At intersection 1700E & 1000N go south on 1700E about 3/10 mi on left. In woods behind farm house.

Emmerson Emerson
Y
IN 16 Washington North of Peck Cem. No tombstones left in 1992. Recorded in 1973.

English

Y
IN 10 George's Creek At intersection 1700N & 800E go north on 800E about 200 hards on right just inside the woods.

Enloe Brown or Leek
Y
IN 23 Grant North Ave. north to Country Club left, about 1/2 mi on right

Evers



Y


No further information

Farris Old Staton
Y Y IN 09 George's Creek Across from New Columbia Masonic cemetery in the field

Faughn

Y
IN

1100N &1450E, go 2/10 of a mi south - in the field

Flannery

Y
IN 23 Benton No information on location.

Fritts

Y
IN 11 Jackson Coming from Brookport on Unionville Rd. go to stop sign at Unionville. Turn left at onto Mt. Sterling Road. Go to 2nd intersection which is about 1 1/2 mi. Turn right onto Independence Rd., Go through 1st intersection which is Kickasola Rd. Continue on Independence Rd for about 1/2 mi. Cemetery is on the right side of the road at top of hill about 15' from the road.

Frocklin

Y
IN 33 Benton a long walk and hard to find. Located in woods in southeast corner of intersection 1310N & 1450E. Find drainage ditch, tollow till it forks, take right fork to the top of the hill.

Garrett

Y
IN 13 Washington


Geneva


Y Y

George's Creek No information on location.

German Saint Johns Saint Johns Lutheran


Y

West Brooklyn


German Saint Stephens Saint Stephens Lutheran or Midway or Barnes


Y

West Brooklyn


German Second



Y

Metropolis In I.O.O.F. cemetery, the German section.

German Zion Hausman


Y

West Brooklyn


Golightly Riepe

Y
IN 17 Washington Intersection of 1940E & 950E go north on 950N about 8/10 mi. Then turn right on dirt road about 9/10 mi on left. Rumored that tombstones were removed at one time.

Goodman Chapel

Y Y IN 28 George's Creek Belknap area

Grand Chain



Y


No further information.

Gray



IN 08 Hillerman No further information.

Gurley Richardson
Y
IN 26 Benton At intersection 1250E & 1375N go west on 1350N about 1/10 mi. On right behind farm house on hilltop.

Hall Old Hall or Tindall


Y
20 Jackson At the interseftion 825N & 1900E go eat on 825N about 4/10 mi up dirt road on left. Named after 1st Masonic Hall in Metropolis that later burned. Vandals took many stones and dropped in a cistern that was later filled with dirt and the stones not recovered.

Hausman Zion
Y Y Y
36 Benton Metropolis

Hebron (Afro-American)

Y Y
IN 16 Benton near Pope county

Helmantoler

Y



at intersection of Hwy 145 and Boot Hill Cemetery

Hillerman
Y Y
AC 09 Hillerman


Hillerman Landing Baggett


DE 16 Hillerman river completely eroded away ca 1970's

Hitchcock

Y Y IN 08 Hillerman Metropolis

Hitterman Kennedy
Y
IN 20 Washington Hwy 145N, just past Powers Church, take the first little gravel road to the left. When you get back to a very sharp corner to the right, the cem sits right on the right. Headstones in a pile to make moving easier.

Holt


Y
IN 08 Benton No further information.

Houghlin


Y
IN 08 Benton No furhter information.

Howard (Afro-American)

Y Y AC 24 Jackson Has been vandalized but remains in use.

Hughey Choat

Y
IN 16 Grant At intersection 975N & 825E go south on 825E about 2/10 mi on right bside the road.

I.O.O.F (1850) Chosen Friends
Y Y AC 36 Metropolis located on North Ave. on left just pas Marberry Dr.

I.O.O.F. First

Y Y AC 11 Hillerman located outside Joppa

I.O.O.F. II Thompson
Y Y
11 Hillerman located in Joppa

Irvin Brookport

Y IN 14 East/West Brooklyn No further information.

Jeans




IN 32 Hillerman No further information.

Johnson



DE

within Massac City

Johnson

Y Y IN 03 George's Creek near Belknap

Joppa Morris
Y Y AC 14 Hillerman listed as 2 separate cemeteries in some places

Keckolie Waddlington or Kickasola
Y
IN 14 Jackson


Kennedy Hitterman
Y Y IN 20 Washington Hwy 145N, just pas Powers Church, take the first little gravel road to the left. When you get back to a very sharp corner to the right, the cem sits right on the right. Headstones in a pile to make moving easier.

Kickasola Waddlington or Keckolie
Y
IN 14 Jackson From Metropolis north on Hwy 45 go past Joppa Rd., turn left onto 850N and go over the RR tracks, make a right and go around 2 mi. This cemetery is very hard to find, you will need to stop and ask someone direction. It is to the left on a gravel road and then back off this road on the right in a field. Very overgrown.

Kidd


Y AC 02 Metropolis located west side of Metropolis behind the railroad tracks in a field/wood area.

Kingston Lytton
Y Y AC 21 Washington Hwy 45 to Powers Church, make a right, go abt 1 mi to top of small hill and cem is on the left.

Kirkendahl Kuykendahl
Y Y IN 12 Hillerman


Kuykendahl Kirkendahl
Y Y IN 12 Hillerman


Laird

Y Y IN 11 Grant Located on Mr. Buldtman's farm behind the barn. Very overgrown.

Leach

Y



Hway 45 to Midway Rd. turn left go 5/10 mi. Cem is located in a pasture behind an old house on the left

Leek Enloe or Brown

Y
IN 23 Grant Take North Avenue north to Country Club Road. Turn left about 1/4 mile on the right. Take gravel lane, cemetery is in corner of gravel lane and main road.

Liberty Ridge

Y Y AC 21 GrantGrant near Metropolis, take Mount Mission Rd north past Franklin School, next road to the left.

Lower Salem
Y Y Y AC 30 Logan located near Hillerman.

Lynn

Y
IN 24 Washington At intersection of 800N & 1750E go east on 800N about 1/10 mi on left, through a field and woods bout 1/2 mi.

Lytton Kingston
Y Y AC 21 Washington Hwy 45 to Powers Church, make a right, go abt 1 mi to top of small hill and cem is on the left.

Macedonia New Macedonia Y Y Y AC 16 Grant At intersection 975N & 825E go 2/10 mi north on 825E, located on right.

Masonic

Y Y AC 09 George's Creek located just outside of New Columbia

Masonic (Afro-American) Silver Crown

Y Y AC 35 Lincoln


Masonic Farmers




20
no other information available

Masonic First (Old section)

Y Y AC 35 Metropolis located on North Avenue just past Marberry Drive on the left

Masonic (New section)

Y
AC 35 Metropolis located on North Avenue just past Marberry Drive on the left

Massac Memorial Gardens

Y Y AC 24 Grant Take North Avenue out of Metropolis north to Country Club Rd.

Massac Poor Farm

Y
IN 25 Lincoln/Metropolis There are 2 cemeteries on the poor farm

Mathis Boyd or Washington
Y Y AC 18 Grant From Massac Gun & Bow Club on 960N go 6/10 MI and when road turns left and starts downhill there is a lane to the right. Cem is the top of the hill.

May



DE 34 Benton Headstones just disappeared

McCartney


Y DE
Metropolis/Lincoln Near airport. Tombstones removed so it could be famred.

McCormick


Y
IN 05
At intersection of 600N & 1900E go south on 1900E to the end, turn left about 5/10 mi, way back in field in some trees.

McElva Old Old Part of Davidson or Bumgardner
Y
IN 24 Metropolis On North Avenue just pas Massac Memorial Gardens

McHenry Daniel, Ned
Y
IN 05 George's Creek


Metropolis Memorial Gardens



Y

Metropolis 2824 North Ave
Metropolis, IL
phone 618-524-7211


Midway Barnes or Saint Stephens Y Y Y AC 02 Washington Lutheran German Church

Miller Round Springs
Y
AC 11 Grant Take Airport Rd north for 2 stop signs. Cem on the right

Mitchell

Y Y IN 35 Washington At intersection 1200N & 1650E go north on 1650E and go to the end of the dirt road. Short was down an old abandoned Rosebud road.

Moody farmily (2 stones)

Y

25 Washington 3 mi from Metropolis north of Massac County High School. Located on private property.

Moorehead Morehead




30
Property now owned by Paul Fisher (10/1999)

Morehead Moorehead




30
Property now owned by Paul Fisher (10/1999)

Morris Joppa
Y Y AC 14 Hillerman listed as 2 separate cemeteries in some places

Morris (Afro-American)

Y
AC 14 Hillerman located near Joppa

Morrison Bigley

Y Y IN 33 Jackson At intersection 600N & 2100E go north on 2100E about 7/10 mi. Left onto dirt road to the end. Has been vandalized.

Morse

Y
IN 35 Benton At intersection 1180N & 1060E go north on 1060E about 8/10 mi. Located on hill on the right.

Mount Pleasant (Church of Christ)

Y Y
AC 17 Washington on Riepe Ridge Road

Mount Sterling (Prebyterian Church)
Y Y Y AC 09-10 Jackson Rt. 45 east to Unionville Rd, left to Unionville/2100E left go about 2 mi on left.

Mozley



Y DE
Hillerman no other information

Murray

Y Y IN 04 East/West Brooklyn Located on Hwy 45 about 5/10 mi from Hwy 145 junction on right in a small very overgrown woods. Private property; must have permission to enter.

name not known







In Metropolis on 6th and Yasoda St.

name not known






Grant same directions as Oak Grove Methodist Church except you'd go to the next black top to the left,(Tater Lewis lives on this road, if that helps), the first property on top of the hill on the right. The cemetery is located in the woods on the back part of this farm and before the old place that was (and may still be) owned by Mr. Minders

New Bethel Church Shady Grove (Afro-American) Y Y


Jackson From Brookport on Unionville Rd. turn left on 1975. Then left on first dirt road. To the end.

New Columbia



Y

George's Creek no further information

New Hope
Y Y
AC 05 George's Creek Take North Ave. north to Round Knob, turn left and go to New Columbia, go through New Columbia and stay on that road and watch for church sign.

New Macedonia Macedonia Y Y Y AC 16 Grant At intersection 975N & 825E go 2/10 mi north on 825E, located on right.

Ninevah
Y Y Y AC

At intersection 1375N & 446E go south on 446E about 2 mi. Located on right beside the road.

Oak Grove Whte Oak
Y
Y AC
Metropolis No other information.

Oak Grove (Afro-American)

Y Y Y AC 03 Hillerman From Metropolis go north on Hwy 45 to intersection 960N and 950E and turn left. Cross railroad tracks and made a right. Go about 1 mi and turn left at the church signs.

Oak Grove Methodist

Y Y
AC 18 Grant From Metropolis take Hwy 45 to Joppa Rd and turn left. Go to the stop sign in Joppa and turn right. Go to next stop sign and turn left. Go to entrace of Electric Energy Inc and make a right on 400E. Go past Maple Grove school to the Y in the road and make a right. Go 1 mi on the left behind the church on the hill.

Oakes


Y
IN 23 Hillerman Moved to Metropolis in 1952

Old Hall Buzzard Roost or Tindall

Y Y AC 20 Jackson Across from New Columbia Masonic cemetery in the field.

Old Station Farris

Y
IN 09 George's Creek


Old Walton Walton

Y



In a field and very hard to find without help.

Otterbin see Pope county


Y





Peck Farm

Y Y IN 21 Washington take Powers Church Rd east to 1500E left about 1-1/2 to 2 mi on the right

Pell

Y Y AC 12 East Brooklyn locateed abaout 1-2 mi outside of Brookport on Pell Rd.

Point Pleasant

Y
IN 26 Washington In the pines just before Pope Co. line. Lots of sandstone marker, only 2 headstones with writing left.

Rankin


Y



On river bluff about 8/10 mi north on 620E

Reed

Y
IN 24 Washington At intersection of 700N & 1700E go north about 1 1/2 mi on 1700E on right way back in the woods near a creek.

Renfrow Renfro
Y
AC 20 Grant from Metropolis on Hwy 45 go north turn left on 850N, go over the RR tracks to the end of the road. Cem on right at edge of road.

Richardson Gurley
Y
IN 26 Benton At intersection 1250E & 1375N go west on 1350N about 1/10 mi. On right behind farm house on hilltop.

Riepe Golightly

Y
IN 17 Washington At interestion of 1940E & 950N go north on 950N about 8/10 mi. Turn right on dirt road about 9/10 mi on left. Rumored that tombstones were removed at one time.

Round Springs Miller
Y Y AC 11 Grant Take Airport Rd north for 2 stop signs. Cem on the right

Russin

Y DE IN 08 George's Creek No trace of cemetery.

Saint Johns
Y Y
IN 31 Jackson turn north on Rt 145, go abt 1/2 mi to Waldo Church R., turn right go 2 mi, you will see German United Church of Christ.

Saint Johns
Y Y Y AC 27 Washington take Rt 145 north go Round Knox Rd left to Old Marion Rd right about 2 mi on left. (Lutheran German Church)

Saint Stephens Midway or Barnes
Y Y Y AC 02 Washington Take Hwy 45 east from junction with Hwy 145, go past 2 crossroads and turn left on next road to left. Unity School Road, go to the first crossroad, Pell Road, and make a left, go to end of Pell Road and cemetery is right across the road.

Saint Stephens Midway or Barnes Y Y
AC 02 Washington Lutheran German Church

Salem Church

Y
Y

Hillerman may be Lower Salem, near Joppa

Samoth Cagle or Walnut Ridge
Y Y AC 05 George's Creek located near Grantsburg

Schuman



Y

East Brooklyn


Seven Mile (Baptist Church)
Y Y Y AC 32 Metropolis Hwy 145 about 1 mi north of Junc. 45& 145 on left

Shady Grove (Afro-American) New Bethel Church Y Y


Jackson From Brookport on Unionville Road turn left on 1975. Then left on the first dirt road. Go to the end.

Sharp Farm



Y

Hillerman No further information.

Siloam (Baptist Church) same as Smotherman?

Y Y

East Brooklyn New Liberty, no further information.

Silver Crown Masonic (Afro-American)

Y Y AC 35 Lincoln


Smotherman (Afro-American) same as Siloam?

Y Y
13 Jackson No further information.

Sneman


Y
DE 21 Jackson At intersection 350N & 2100E go east on 350N about 5/10 mi. The cem is suppose to be in these woods.

Snider


Y
IN 16 Jackson At intersection 350N & 2100E to east on 350N about 5/10. Go about 1/2 mi in the wood to the right on a hill overlooking a pond.

Starkes


Y DE IN 08 Hillerman Hillerman area. Go right on 1075N go to 150E (small gravel lane) leads to what once was Denton's Landing. Need help finding the cemetery. Only 2 stones found. In bad shape from downed trees and cattle.

Staton


Y
IN 09 George's Creek in New Columbia

Steele Bailey or Bailey Field

Y Y AC 31 East Brooklyn At intersection 1900E & 700N go west on 700E about 1/4 mi. on left.

Stokes

Y
IN 07 Benton Going east through Big Bay you will come to a T. Cem. is straight ahead in the woods.

Stringtown Unionville


Y

Unionville


Sub Crim Crim
Y
IN 28 Grant On Cook Coal Terminal property.

Summer


Y
IN 03 Hillerman near Hillerman

Thompson I.O.O.F. II
Y

11 Hillerman located in Joppa

Thompson






Hillerman


Tindall Buzzard Roost or Old Hall

Y Y AC 20 Jackson At the interseftion 825N & 1900E go eat on 825N about 4/10 mi up dirt road on left. Named after 1st Masonic Hall in Metropolis that later burned. Vandals took many stones and dropped in a cistern that was later filled with dirt and the stones not recovered.

Toulson



DE 07 Lincol/Metropolis In the back of Fort Massac, across the wooden bridge take the hiking trail right just to the top of the hill, about 2 mi on the right.

Turner

Y
IN 17 Grant In northeast corner of intersection 720E & 975N about 1/4 mi in the wood.

Twiliger Aikin

Y
IN 29 Grant Cook Coal Terminal property

Union Crossland (Afro-American)

Y Y IN 18 Logan from Boaz turn left at Anderson Church to first road to right. This road will turn right then left. There will be a lane to cemetery on the left.

Unionville Stringtown


Y

Unionville no other information available may be Dugger or Mt. Sterling cemeteries

Verbeck





Washington no other information available.

Waddlington Kickasola or Keckolie
Y
IN 14 Jackson


Wallace


Y
IN 22 Grant In field and very hard to find without help.

Walnut Ridge Samoth or Walnut Ridge
Y
AC 05 George's Creek located near Grantsburg

Walton Old Walton

Y






Washington



Y

Grant From Massac Gun & Bow Club on 960N go 6/10 mi and when road turns left and starts downhill there is a lane to the right. Cem is at top of the hill.

Washington Mathis or Boyd
Y Y AC 18 Grant From Massac Gun & Bow Club on 960N go 6/10 MI and when road turns left and starts downhill there is a lane to the right. Cem is the top of the hill.

Westerman

Y
IN 09-10 Washington Rt. 145 north to Midway Rd., right to 1500E about 2 mi on left

White Oak Oak Grove


Y

Metropolis No other information available.

Wilkins Brown or Anderson or Boot Hill

Y Y
33 Benton


Wilson



Y DE
George's Creek at 875E & 1600N go south on 875E about 2/10 mi on left thru woods on bluff overlooking I-24.

Woodward



Y

Metropolis no other info available

Woodworth



DE
15 Jackson Located bewise Virgie Mar Dassings house on the right side as you look at front of the house. Coming from Brookport on Unionville Rd., go to stop sign at Unionvilloe. Continue further on Unionville Rd, about 1/4 mi. Cemetery on left side of road.

Zion Hausman Y Y Y AC 36 Benton German Church of Christ - Take Hwy 145 north to Rosebud Rd, turn left and go 2-3 mi till you see the sign to St. John's Lutheran church,turn right and go till you see a gravel pit on the right, you turn left right here on a gravel road. Cem is a little less than a mile on the right.



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