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ADKINS (WOODSON) CEMETERY
On a high hill north side of road near the south west corner of the south east section 23 Charleston Township, Coles County.
The cemetery had not been used for several decades until the burial of Robert Thomas Lynch in 1995
(Thanks Bill Harrison for the update!)

This is two combined readings - A Cemetery reading done in 1925 by Samuel S. Sargent of Charleston which was transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Barb Ziegenmeyer, ©2006 with additional burials transcribed from the 1936 DAR reading of the cemetery by the Sally Lincoln Chapter, [which is reprinted in Volume 3 of "The Prairie Sleeps" Cemetery Book]


Name

Birth

Death

Notes

 Source/Discrepancies

Adkins, Charles H.

 

9-01-1856

aged 1y, 6m, 23d
son of C & S

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Charles

 

12-18-1850

aged 8m, 15d
son of C. & S.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Charles

 

December 8, 1858

47 yrs 19 ds

1925 Reading by S. Sargent 

Adkins, Elizabeth M

 

11-28-1890

aged 5y, 7m, 13d
dau of W.R. & A.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Frances A.

May 7 1825

January 10, 1892

Wife of John Adkins born Laurel Co., Kentucky

1925 Reading by S. Sargent 

Adkins, Gowen M.

 

September 9, 1885

65 yrs 11 mos and 6 ds

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, Henry G.

 

4-17-1884

aged 3y, 5m, 22d
son of W.R. & M.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Ida P.

 

8-13-1885

aged 1y, 1m, 3d
dau of J.M. & S.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps 

Adkins, Infant

 

3-14-1877

dau of J.M. & S

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, infant

 

6-17-1879

aged 18d
dau of W.R. & Adnie

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Isaac

1857

1913

Father

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, James

 

May 10 1852

61 yrs Pioneer from KY

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, James H.

 

6-17-1864

aged 1y, 3m, 15d
son of J.W. & N.G.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, James M.

March 24, 1846

January 15, 1898

 

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, James R.

 

October 10, 1854

19 ys 11 ms, 13 ds
Son of James & Marget

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, John M.

December 28, 1821

 

Born Scott Co., Kentucky

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, John M.

March 9 1850

February  13 1904

 

1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, Johnnie H.

9-18-1899

5-7-1900

son of F.A. & N.G.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Johnie O.

 

12-04-1883

aged 7m, 21d
son of W.R. & M.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Lucy Jane

 

1-11-1881

age 2y, 10m, 2d
dau of G.& N

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Mahala E.

 

8-09-1881

aged 5m, 29d
dau of J.M. & S.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Malinda

December 18, 1874

January 28, 1906

Wife of Charles Adkins

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, Margaret

 

June 2 1854

abt 67 yrs Wife of James

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, Margaret

 

July 8, 1847

abt 41 yrs
Wife of Charles Adkins

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, Minerva

1860

1925

Mother

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Myrtle

 

8-13-1894

aged 4y, 7m, 25d
dau of I. & M.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Adkins, Nancy

 

June 19 1872

48 yrs 3 mos and 18 ds Wife Of Gowen

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, Serelda Corbin

September 9, 1851

6-10-1931
(date from Prairie Sleeps)

Wife of John

1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, William R.

 

April 30, 1895

43 yrs 4 mos and 15 ds

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Adkins, William R.

August 21, 1886

December 8 1902

Son

1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Bates, Charles B.

 

?-18-188?

 

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Bell, Virgia

 

1892

 

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Coble, Lulu

 

February 23, 1894

7 mos and 3 ds

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Coen, Roy E.

11-17-1891

10-20-1893

son of A.M. & L.B.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Campbell, W.T.

 

 

 

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Campbell, J.R.

5-24-188?

10-?-1884

 

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Detrick, Harriet E.

 

9-3-1863

aged 11m, 13d
dau of G. & M.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Detrick, George E.

 

9-4-1867

aged 1y, 3m, 25d
dau of G. & M.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Detrick, Franky

 

5-06-1869

age 11m, 20d
son of G & M.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Ervin, Mary E.

1861

1907

Mother

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Ervin, James Thos.

1-22-1917

1-29-1917

 

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Ervin, Maxine B.

1-22-1917

1-29-1917

 

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Elliet, Margaret A.

 

3-31-1886

dau of James & Martha
aged 6y, 3m, 17d

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Finch, Sally Ann

2-9-1832

9-18-1930

wife of James Finch

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Finch, Charles A.

 

8-31-1877

age 14y, 5m, 30d
son of James & S.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Finch, Ella

 

12-21-1869

aged 2d
dau of James & S.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Gee, Infant

 

3-21-1877

dau of J. & M.S.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Gilbert, Infant

 

May 24, 1866

Son of J.F. & P. Gilbert

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Gilbert, James C.

April 9, 1840

March 6 1894

Co. E 25th Ill Inf. discharged re-enlisted Co. F 7th Regt. KY Cav.

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Hall, Joel W.

 

3-29-1873

age 34y, 8m, 14d

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

 Hall, Elmer G.

 

 5-28-1893

age 1m, 8d
son of J.W. & F.A.

 1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Hall, John P.

April 1, 1823

October 14, 1882

 

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Hall, Lucy H.

August 6, 1826

March 4, 1905

 

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Hall, Millie A.

January 2, 1854

August 25, 1905

Daughter of John P. & Lucy Hall

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Johnson, Joseph F.

 

2-16-1878

age 9m, 18d
son of J.J. and M.A.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Johnson, Mary A.

 

2-26-1878

age 36y, 9m, 7d
wife of J.J. Johnson

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Johnson, Sarah E.

 

6-23-1871

age 34y, 9m, 21d
wife of J.J.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Kelly, Mary Ann

 

October 19, 1858

6 mos and 22 ds
Daughter of L. & S.F. Kelly

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Kelly, Mary Ann M.

 

August 19, 1856

25 yrs 5 mos and 5 ds
Wife of Larbe Kelly

1925 Reading by S. Sargent 

Lemmons, Catherine

12-27-1820

4-26-1881

wife of J.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Lemmons, Jackson

6-12-1815

3-06-1881

 

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Lemons, Joseph

 

1-16-1856

age 42y, 3m, 28d

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Lynch, Robert Thomas

Aug 23, 1908

Apr 25, 1995

married Sep 6, 1938

Parents of Ellen Lucille and Thomas Dean Lynch

Robert is the son of Arthur Lynch & Rachel Wilson.
Virginia is the dau of John Henry Gwin & Margaret Jane Replogle, who are
both buried in Mt Tabor.

Bill Harrison

Lynch, Virginia Aletha (nee Gwin)

Feb 25, 1909

Nov 10, 1998

Bill Harrison

Monor, Charles N.

 

8-17-1863

age 1y, 8m, 7d
son of Theo & Jane

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

McKenzie, Ellen

 

10-09-1854

age 11 (y or m?)
dau of J.W. & M.E.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

McKenzie, Harry A.

   

son of J.A. & M.F.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

McKenzie, Ida S.

1872

1895

dau of J.A. & M.F.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

McKenzie, James W.

 

June 10, 1869

39 yrs, 6 mos and 21 ds

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

McKenzie, Orley

1887

1888

son of J.A. & M.F.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Meek, Jennie

 

12-23-1904

aged 38y, 3m, 24d
wife of G.W. Meek

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Metzler, Jennett

 

12-11-1909

age 1y, 5m

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Myers, Abe

 

7-31-1900

age 55y, 10m

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Myers, Martha Jane

 

11-13-1894

age 41y, 9m, 7d
wife of Abe Myers
nee Adkins

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Nees, James W.

 

8-19-1852

age 4y, 10m

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Nees, Jorge Ann

 

7-27-1851

age 1y, 6m, 1d

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Nees, William

 

September 24, 1875

abt 57 yrs

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Parker, Albert

 

September 20, 1872

1 month and 9 ds
Son of D. M. & M.J. Parker

1925 Reading by S. Sargent
father's name given as P.M. in P.S.

Parker, Daniel M.

 

April 11, 1879

35 yrs

1925 Reading by S. Sargent 
P.S. gives age as 35y, 3m, 23d

Parker, Guy M.

May 15, 1875

August 1, 1899

 

1925 Reading by S. Sargent
birth year given as 1876 and middle initial as "E." in P.S.

Parker, Harrie E.

 

March 10, 1871

1 year 4 mos and 23 ds
Son of B.A. & S.E. Parker

1925 Reading by S. Sargent
age is agiven as 1y, 1m, 23d in Prairie Sleeps

Parker, John

 

September 11, 1874

61 yrs and 1 day

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Parker, Melissa J.

 

April 23, 1879

30 yrs
Wife of Daniel M. Parker

1925 Reading by S. Sargent 

Parker, Sarah E.

 

February 11, 1870

21 yrs 5 mos and 1 day
Wife of B.A. Parker

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Pauley, Alice M.

 

9-28-1920

age 11m, 12d

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Pauley, Ora F.

 

10-05-1912

age 11m, 7d

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Porter, Susannah

 

April 5, 1864

59 yrs 3 ms and 23 ds

 1925 Reading by S. Sargent

Price, Cleo

     

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Rennels, Finley E.

5-10-1885

11-03-1901

son of Riley & Mary

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Schnorf, Arthur C.

 

4-30-1882

age 58y, 2m, 11d

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Silence, Henry

 

10-05-1929

age 73y, 10m, 6d

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Silence, Minnie Ellen

 

11-223-1892

age 14y, 10m, 23d
dau of Henry & Sarah

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Silence, Sarah A.

3-21-1857

6-26-1925

nee Adkins

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Swisher, Martha J.

 

2-10-1862

age 1y
dau of L. & E.R.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Tannehill, George H.

 

11-10-1876

age 34y, 1m, 21d

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Temple, Mary A.

 

11-03-1970

age 33y, 1m, 14d
wife of T.W.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Tidd, Charley D.

 

10-04-1867

age 1y, 1m, 3d
son of B.F. & S.A.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps

Wilson, Mary E.

June 9 1855

April 12, 1904

Daughter of  W.W. & M.L. Wilson

1925 Reading by S. Sargent 
Prairie Sleeps gives birth as 6-9-1884

Woodson, Oral A.

 

August 1889

son of J.W. & I.M.

1936 DAR Reading in the Prairie Sleeps


Originally Copied by Mrs. P.C. Harmany and Gerry Dudley, Feb. 1936, D.A.R Sally Lincoln Chapter
and reprinted in
The Prairie Sleeps, Volume III, Charleston & Hutton Townships pub. by the Coles County, IL Genealogical Society 1994


Transcription of S. Sargent's work ©2006 Barb Ziegenmeyer
Transcription and Formatting of DAR Reading ©2006 K. Torp


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