Shipley Cemetery

Shipley Cemetery

Sec. 22, Twp. 19N, Range 7W
Menard County, Illinois



Directions & pictures provided by: Stan Lowe & Duane Albert

Directions: Follow Rte. 97 north through Petersburg to North Petersburg Road which is by the sign that directs you to the Menard County Fairgrounds. Turn right on North Petersburg Road and go 4.7 miles to Altig Bridge Road. Turn right on Altig Bridge Road and go 0.2 miles. The cemetery is on the right. It is located in a grove of trees beside what was called the old Shipley School (it now appears to be a home).

Stones were found here that were not in the 1981 transcription done by James Toal in 1981.

Transcribed for the web by: Jeanie Lowe.

Name Born Died Age Additional Inscription/Info.
BONNET, Sarah 10 Dec 1864 16y 8m 2d
CLAREY, Nancy Ellen 7 Jan 1884 21y8m24d (From death records)
CLOSE, J. G. 1863 22y
COGDAL, Christina 16 Feb 1862 Removed to Oakland Cemetery
ELMORE, Franklin 23 Mar 1879 1y6m Son of Nancy Elmore
GARBER, John W. 29 Mar 1883 23y7m2d (From death records)
GASTON, Mary 30 Sep 1879
INGLE, Etta C. 19 Sep 1873 1y 3m Dau of S.J. & M. Ingle
KINCAID, James M. 1873 4y Son of J.F. & E.R. Kincaid
KING, Marshall C. 1866 Son of M.J. & E.E. King
KING, Walter W. 30 Mar 1881 58y6m2d (From death records)
LORCH, John 18 Feb 1880 64y4m13d (From death records)
OWEN, Elias 16 Jun 1818
SENTER, Mercy J. 1 Sep 1878 3y10m5d (From death records)
SENTER, Nancy E. 1862 30 Nov 1862 4m Dau of W.S. & M.O. Senter
SHIPLEY, Dilard 5 May 1886 Son H.B. & M.E. Shipley; To Oakland Cem.
SHIPLEY, Faithful 5 May 1886 To Oakland - Date prob.removal date
SHIPLEY, R. 5 May 1886 To Oakland - Date prob. removal date
SHIPLEY, Violetta 28 Mar 1880 60y (From death records)
SHIPLEY, William W. 12 Jan 1861 Son H.B. & M.E. Shipley - To Oakland
SMITH, Mary 1 Dec 1878 51y9m13d Consort of Jacob R. Smith
SMITH, William S. 25 Mar 1873/8 25y1m?d Son of J.K. & M.A. Smith
UNKNOWN (P.E.) May be an Elmore grave
WALLACE, Mary J. R. 16 Sep 1868 8m Dau of J. & R. Wallace
YARDLY, Thomas 8 May 1861 36y9m18d

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