Arabella Derry Tombstone

ARABELLA W. (DERRY)
dau of A.C. & C.S.

Although this stone is broken with the surname missing, I found the following in the
1870 Sangamon County Illinois Mortality Schedule:
Illiopolis Township
DAIRY/DAIRRY, Arabella R.
Died Feb 1870 of Lung fever
Age 1 yr, born Illinois
Resources to help document this:
IL State Archives Marriage Database:
DERRY, Amos C. and BENHAM, Catherine, married 30 March 1854
DERRY, Michael and DICKERSON, Hariett, married 16 Oct. 1856

1870 Sangamon Co. IL Census, Illiopolis:
DAIRY, A. C. 32, male, farmer $2000/500 VA
DAIRY, Catherine 34 VT
DAIRY, Albert 15 IL
DAIRY, Oscar G. 6 IL
DAIRY, Lyman H. 4 IL

Riverside Cemetery, Illiopolis (with stones)
DERRY, A. C. 1818 - 1893
DERRY, Catherine S. 1826 - 1901, his wife
DERRY, Michael Hank 1832 - 1897
DERRY, Harriet 1839 - 1907
DERRY, Rachel Elizabeth 9 June 1860 - 4 June 1878, age 17y11m/25d
DERRY, Elijah died 20 Dec 1878, age 2y3m11d, s/o A. T. & C. E. Derry
DERRY, Harley 2nd son of A. T. & C. E. Derry, died 16 April 1908 (no stone found)

It was reported many years ago that a tombstone was found in a yard in Illiopolis that had the following inscription:

DERRY, Ann B., age 72y6m27d, wife of M. Derry, died 8 July 1873

Ann is the possible mother of Amos and Michael Derry, grandmother of Arabella W. Derry.

In 1860 Sangamon Census an Ann B. Derry, age 59 born MD is listed P. O. Springfield. Also A. C. & Kate Derry and family are listed at P. O. Springfield. M. H. & Harriet are listed P. O. Mechanicsburg.

If anyone can provide further information please contact Mary Ann Kaylor.


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