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OLD STATE CEMETERY
VANDALIA, IL.
FAYETTE COUNTY




Cemetery "Walked", Transcribed and Donated to Genealogy Trails
by
Sandy Thompson Bollhorst
©March 2006



Partial Transcription

THOMPSON, Benjamin Ward born KY 17 May 1806
died Vandalia, IL aged 80 years

WRIGHT, Mother Rosetta 1881 ~~~~ 1906

Father Charles 1876 ~~~~~ 1962


LAWSON, Caroline Mother 1850 ~~~~ 1923

Otto Son 1882 ~~~ 1921


THOMPSON, Gilbert 1915 ~~~ 1944

Gilbert Jr. Son June 26 - July 4, 1936


WILSON, John 1836 ~~~~ 1922

Josephine 1847 ~~~~ 1904


THOMPSON, Leroy son of H. & M 1923 ~~~ 1928

THOMPSON, Harry A. Father 1890 ~~~~ 1951

A. Mary 1891 ~~~~ 1953
Mary Consort of Henry Smith born in Galiatin, Tennessee
Jan. 30, 1808 died May 11, 1849


Half an acre of this land was laid off for Sate officials in 1835 . Although exact location is unknown, it is thought to be in this area. In 1874, the monument and remains were moved to South Hill Cemetery. Four representatives and a circuit judge were buried here.

Among them was.

John Thompson - Randolph County - died Winter Session 1836

THOMPSON, John W. Cook - Co. G. 47 U.S. Inf. S. P. A. M. War.
April 22, 1878 ~~ April 23, 1950 .
behind this stone is this small one.

Daddy John W. THOMPSON 1878 ~~~~ 1850


THOMPSON, Leslie Son 1905 ----- 1977

John Father 1878 ----- 1950
Murriel Mother 1883 ---- 1932
Laura Daughter 1906 ----- 1908


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