Boone County Cemeteries

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Cemetery Locations:
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Belvidere Cemetery Association
1121 North Main Street
Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 547-7642

Highland Garden of Memories, Inc. &
Highland Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. &
9800 IL Rt 76
Belvidere, IL 61001
(815) 544-2750

US Armed Forces 5 Flags Living Memorial
9800 IL Rt 76
Belvidere, IL 61001
(815) 547-6370

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Key to Abbreviations:

TWP = Township

RG = Range

 

NAME ALIAS TWP RG TOWNSHIP LOCATION
Andrus   44N 4E Bonus Co. Hwy. 11, Woodstock Rd., 1 mi. E of Belvidere
Argyle Scotch 45N 3E Caledonia in Winnebago Co. and in Boone Co. on Picken Road, mi E of Belvidere Rd.
Bamblett Stowell or Kai 46N 3E Manchester mi E of Free Church Rd.
Beaver Hill Wheeler 45N 3E Poplar Grove Rt. 76, N of Beaver Creek on the bluff
Belvidere Cemetery
A - AY
BA - BOUTWELL
BOWERS - BYRON
C - CLANKIE
CLANKIE- DIFFORD
DILLIE - FOX
FRALICH - GUSTIVASON
H - HIX
HO - JOY
JUKES - LAZOROFF
LEA - McQUISTON
MEAD - NEWTON
NIBLO - POULTON
POWELL - SAMSON
SANDALL - SAXTON
SMITH - SWINDELLS
TAFT - WARN
WARNE - WAYMAN
YARWOOD - Z
Showing Spouse 1837 - July 2004
A - L
M - Z
by military branch and war 1837
  44N 3E Belvidere NE edge of Belvidere on Marshall St.
           
Bergen Jefferson Prairie Union 46N 3E Manchester In Wisconsin on state line
Blaine   46N 4E Leroy Blaine Rd., 1 mi E of Rt. 76
Blood’s Point   43N 3E Flora Blood’s Point Rd., 4 mi S of Belvidere off Pearl St. Rd.
Booth   46N 3E Manchester SE corner McCurrey & Co. Line Rd. – 2 graves
Brick Church Hauges or Evangelical Lutheran 45N 4E Boone SE of Capron on Cemetery Rd.
Burr Oak Oak Hill 46N 4E Leroy Hunter Rd. to Englehart— mi
Burr Oak Road Dullam 46N 4E Leroy mi N of Hunter Rd.
Capron   45N 4E Boone S of Capron
Capron Lutheran Long Prairie 45N 4E Boone SE of Capron on Cemetery Rd.
Center   46N 3E Manchester Just N of Manchester Grade School
Charter Oak          
Clark   45N 3E Poplar Grove SE corner of Rts. 76 & 173
County Line Stimes 45N 4E Boone County Line Rd. and Russellville Angeling Rd.
Coynes Round Prairie 46N 4E Leroy mi E of Leroy Grange Rd. on Hunter Rd.
Davis   44N 3E Belvidere Rt. 20 on Winnebago and Boone Co. line—5 mi N of Belvidere
Drake   45N 3E Caledonia 1 mi W of Rt. 76 on Dawson Lake Rd. on crest of hill
Dullam Burr Oak Rd. 46N 4E Leroy mi N of Hunter Rd.
East Bonus   44N 4E Bonus Belvidere-Woodstock Rd., mi W of Garden Prairie Rd., 4 mi E and 3 mi N of Belvidere
Evangelical Lutheran   45N 4E Boone SE of Capron on Cemetery Rd.
Flora   43N 3E Flora Flora Church Rd., 1 mi S and 1 mi W of Irene
Forest Hills Manchester Free Church 46N 3E Manchester  
Garden Prairie   44N 4E Bonus Rt. 20 on E edge of Garden Prairie
Hauges Brick Church or Evangelical Lutheran 45N 4E Boone SE of Capron on Cemetery Rd.
Highland Garden of Memories   44N 3E Belvidere Rt. 76 1 mi from Belvidere
Jefferson Prairie Union Bergen 46N 3E Manchester In Wisconsin on state line
Kai Bamblett or Stowell 46N 3E Manchester mi E of Free Church Rd.
Lawrenceville   44N 4E Bonus On Russellville Rd., mi N of Lawrenceville Rd. and mi N of Belvidere
Livingston   46N 3E Manchester North Boone School Rd.
Long Prairie Capron Lutheran 45N 4E Boone SE of Capron on Cemetery Rd.

 

Published in Footprints, May/June 2001, pages 47-50.

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lg bulletCemeteries of Boone County - M through Z

Key to Abbreviations:

TWP = Township

RG = Range

NAME ALIAS TWP RG TOWNSHIP LOCATION
Manchester Free Church Forest Hills 46N 3E Manchester  
Ney Grange Hall area Cemetery          
N Kingston Cemetery          
Oak Hill Burr Oak 46N 4E Leroy Hunter Rd. to Englehart— mi
Oak Hill Town 46N 3E Manchester  
Old Poplar Grove South Poplar Grove 45N 3E Poplar Grove In village on S. State St.
Orth   44N 3E Belvidere Townline Rd., mi E of Beloit Rd.
Peters, Elizabeth Blackford   43N 3E Flora 1 stone 300’ W of Shattuck’s Rd. on fence line; possibly more
Poplar Grove   45N 3E Poplar Grove W edge of town, N side of Rt. 173
Round Prairie Coynes 46N 4E Leroy mi E of Leroy Grange Rd. on Hunter Rd.
Russellville   44N 4E Bonus On Russellville Rd. 1 mi N of Squaw Prairie Rd.
Scotch Argyle 45N 3E Caledonia in Winnebago Co. and in Boone Co. on Picken Road, mi E of Belvidere Rd.
Shattuck’s Grove   43N 3E Flora On Reed’s Crossing Rd. and Spring Center Rd., ca 1 mi off Genoa Rd.
South Poplar Grove Old Poplar Grove 45N 3E Poplar Grove In village on S. State St.
Spring Township   43N 3E Flora  
St. James   44N 3E Belvidere On W. Lincoln Ave. & Appleton Rd.
Stimes County Line 45N 4E Boone County Line Rd. and Russellville Angeling Rd.
Stone School   46N 4E Leroy Leroy Grange Rd. at Sharon Rd.
Stowell Bamblett or Kai 46N 3E Manchester mi E of Free Church Rd.
Town Oak Hill 46N 3E Manchester  
Wheeler Beaver Hill 45N 3E Poplar Grove Rt. 76, N of Beaver Creek on the bluff

Published in Footprints, May/June 2001, pages 47-50.

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links

Cemetery Junction

USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project

Cemetery Listing Association Home Page

Obituary Indexes from Different U.S. papers

USGenWeb Tombstone Inscription Project

The Political Graveyard

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Types of cemeteries

  • city

  • church

  • organized private family

  • community

  • unknown - old homestead burials, with/without markers

Locating your cemeteries and gravesites

  • family chats - Grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins

  • family friends/neighbors

  • newspapers - obituary and local gossip columns

  • area historians

  • church

  • board member/officer

  • caretaker or sexton

  • cemetery office

  • libraries

  • topographical maps

  • funeral home records

  • family bibles

  • municipal offices

  • family plots

Trip needs:

  • permission, when necessary or desirable

  • partner(s)

  • proper attire - old clothing (jeans, socks and shoes or boots; long-sleeved top or sweatshirt, jacket) plus a change of clothing

  • map, if necessary

  • copy of inventory

  • rod for preserving rubbings without creases

  • paper and pencils/pens

  • chalk

  • camera supplies - camera, film, flashes, batteries

Monument (types and styles)

  • military - Civil War and bronze modern

  • sandstone - can deteriorate over the course of time

  • granite - better in weather

  • crypts - ground level and above-ground level

  • mausoleums - inside and outside

  • low lying

  • usual style with wide base

  • tall slab

  • small Washington monument

  • multiple and infants (lambs or angels)

  • unusual

  • older burial with newer markers

Available Information

  • name - partial, initials, full and maiden

  • dates - full/complete, death only with age, and years only

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  • marriage date

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