Moultrie County contains approximately fifty cemeteries, of which
about eleven have been lost. Of these lost graveyards, some are known only speculatively from old records, some
are definitively known by location but were destroyed decades ago, and a few have been plowed under
or flooded by the Lake Shelbyville reservoir only in recent years.
Click here to see
a map of Moultrie cemeteries
(Depending on your browser, this may initially appear in reduced size; click
on the map to display it at full size.)
This site does not attempt to document all Moultrie burials; instead,
the persons listed here are the contributions of individual family
We accept two kinds of submissions: transcriptions and photos. Both must be
of graves in Moultrie cemeteries, or of Moultrie residents in nearby cemteries.
Transcriptions are given under cemetery names below. Where photos of a
stone are available, the family and given names are links (that is,
names which are underlined) within the cemetery lists. When
submitting contributions, please
, giving both the family information and the cemetery.
Moultrie County Cemeteries
In addition to the cemeteries which lie within Moultrie County, there are several
just over the county line in neighboring counties in which Moultrie residents are buried:
Article taken from the April 1996 issue of "Outdoor Illinois"
Used with permission