Gravel Springs Cemetery


Section 10, Twp. 15N, Range 11W

This burial site was badly damaged during construction of a pond in 1971. One upright tombstone under two oak trees can be seen from Illinois Rte. 104, which is a few yards north of this burial site. Several tombstones disappeared during construction of the pond and of the three remaining, one is in excellent condition, one is broken into two parts and one is badly smashed but still legible. The city of Jacksonville can be seen from this cemetery.
Name Born Died Age Additional Inscriptions/Information
EADES, Fannie 18 Feb 1849 35y Wife of J.A. Eades
EADES, Sarah E. 5 Aug 1847 9d Dau of J.A. & F. Eades
FOSTER, James Sr. 12 Dec 1846 61y 8m 21d
FOSTER, Emily M. 5 Nov 1852 7y 3m 11d Dau of O. & E. Foster
FOSTER, Jerome 12 Jul 1851 1y Son of O. & E. Foster
HOLLIDAY, Cyrena B. 25 Sep 1848 1y 1m 8d Dau of J. & L. Holliday
HOLLIDAY, Mary Jane 1 Aug 1855 3m 15d Dau of M. & L. Holliday

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