Wilson Farm Cemetery

WILLIAM J. WILSON FARM CEMETERY
Scott County, Illinois


This small rural cemetery is located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 13 North Range 12 West 3 PM, Scott County, Illinois. It is approximately 1/4 mile east of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, surrounded by a fence, and maintained. In 1903 this land was owned by William J. Wilson. He is buried here beside his wife, Marinda. William Jasper Wilson, twin brother of Thomas K. Wilson, was born in Kentucky and came to Illinois in 1840 with his parents, James and Hetty Rowe Wilson. His first wife was Amanda or Laura Ann Jewitt who died in 1864. They had one daughter, Marilda. On 27 September 1864, in Scott County, Illinois, he married Marinda Haney Day, former wife of Thomas Day. William and Marinda had nine children: John, James Franklin, William Edgar, Isaac who died in infancy, twins, Armettie and Luvettie, Harrison, Thomas and Truman. Six of their children: John, James F., William Edgar, Thomas, Truman, and Armettie Moore West, have markers in this cemetery. This reading was completed on 15 December 1980 by Virginia Heaton Gordon and Edna McMahan Secrest.
Name Born Died Age Additional Inscription/Information
BEASLEY, Hattie Gray - (Obit) 84y
HANEY, Jerome E. 1859 1935
HANEY, John - (Obit) 28 Feb 1846 20 Apr 1939
MOORE, Mattie 1878 1966 His Wife
MOORE, William H. 1873 1922
MOTT, Elias 1859 1931 Married to Laura on 8 Jun 1878
MOTT, Laura Ann Day 1861 1955
MOTT, Lula 1888 1899
MOTT, Mamie M. 1888 1918 Wife of Herman H. Mott
RUBY, J. Frank 3 Sep 1900 25 Jun 1960
RUBY, Martha L. 9 Sep 1865 25 Feb 1944
SUMMERS, John 26 Feb 1884 Co. E, 137th Ill. Inf.
WALK, John C. 28 Sep 1852 9 Aug 1929
WALTER, Stella Mott 1886 1908
WEST, Thomas Elmer 1875 1957
WILSON, Arthur 3 Feb 1895 2y11m1d Son of J.F. & M.M. Wilson
WILSON, Cecile 1890 1963
WILSON, Chester Jr. 1938
WILSON, Chester V. 1914
WILSON, Edgar 15 May 1870 31 Mar 1917
WILSON, Florence J. 1922
WILSON, Georgine 1917
WILSON, Graydon R. 1910 1974
WILSON, Harrison 1881 1947
WILSON, Idella 5 Jan 1874 His Wife (Wife of Edgar Wilson)
WILSON, Infant 11 Feb 190? 11 Feb 190? Inf Dau of J.F. Wilson
WILSON, Infant
WILSON, James F. 1867 1945
WILSON, John 1865 1912
WILSON, Marinda 20 Sep 1844 20 Aug 1927 82y11m His Wife (Wife of Wm. J. Wilson)
WILSON, Mary M. 24 Mar 1871 17 Jul 1904 Wife of J. F. Wilson
WILSON, Pearl E. 1889 1932
WILSON, Thomas 1884 1938
WILSON, Truman 20 Jan 1888 15 Sep 1903 15y7m25d son of W.J. & M. Wilson
WILSON, William J. 6 Feb 1834 15 Feb 1907 73y9m

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