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WARD CEMETERY

(Crooked Creek)


LOCATION: T 8N R 9E SR ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 14 Crooked Creek Twp. Approximately ½ mile west of Rose Hill & 1 ½ mile nort

LOCATION OF GRAVES: The row of graves at the east and next to the road is Row 1. The graves are listed from left to right. The row next to the woods at the extreme is no. 15

OLDEST BURIAL DATE found January 15 1853
Number of Known burials 58

Source: FHL Film 13119746 - Transcribed by Barb Ziegenmeyer
Items in blue ink are from the FHL microfilm. Items in black ink are extra info from various noted sources.


ROW 1
Benskin, Mary - b. 1896; d. Nov. 12, 1967
Benskin, Mable H. - b. 1898; d. 1964
Benskin, Lee R. - b. 1900; d. ___

ROW 2
Spraggins, Betty - b. 1888; d. 1962
Spraggins, Charles C. - b. 1886; d. 19__

ROW 3
Mondon, George E. - d. Feb. 21, 1908, aged 33y 10m 21d
Mondon, Deba - d. Mar. 20, 1906, aged 4m 28d --- d/o G. & M. Mondon

ROW 4
Jones, Daisy Goldsby - b. 1884; d. 1937
Goldsby, Charles Edward - b. 1879; d. 1919
Kilgore, Infant - d. Dec 21 1901 -- s/o C. & E. Kilgore

Kilgore, Ralph - b. Nov 6, 1902- d. Jan 15, 1903 -- s/o C.& E. Kilgore
Kilgore, Effie - b. Feb. 7, 1876- d. Sept. 9, 1930
Kilgore, Charles H. -- Nov 25, 1934 corp 30 U.S. Vol. Inf. WW1

ROW 5
Carter, John O. - b.1875 d.___
Carter, Martha L. Morgan - b. 1877; d. 1919 --- his wife
Spraggins, William J. - b. 1879; d. 1958
Spraggins, Bonnie - b. 1839- d. 19??
Spraggins, Margaret - b. 1858- d. 1948
Spraggins, Alexander W. - b. 1843; d. 1921 Government Stone Co. E. 10th Ky Inf. [
d. Sep 24, 1921; WWI, Pvt (src #10)]
Spraggins, Zollie V. - d. Oct. 20, 1900; age 3y 1m 9d --- s/o A.W. & M.R. Spraggins
Reynolds, Effie - b. 1872; d. 1928

ROW 6
Houser (no information)

ROW 7
Ward, Goldy A. - d. Mar 28, 1897; aged 1m 11d --- d/o S.A. & Ida Ward
Ward, Beulah - d. Sept. 25, 1896; aged 1y 6m 2d --- d/o S.A. & Ida Ward
No stone but a bouquet of flowers
Stone, H.E.
Stone, no inscription

ROW 8
Lockhart, Hannah - d. June 28, 1858; aged 23y 8m 13d

ROW 9
Majors, Mary E. - d. May 22, 1888; aged 1m 10d --- d/o W.T. & E. Majors
Chambers, J.N. - b. 1854; d. 1938
Chambers, Infant - dau -- no date
Harper Tilithe (left side of stone) -- b. June 11, 1838; d. Jan 3, 1881
Harper, Jacob F. (right side of stone) -- b. Jan 3, 1835; d. Apr 12 1881

ROW 10
Songer, Synthia A. -- d. Nov, 2, 1888; aged 66y 6m
Ward, Henry -- d. Jan. 15, 1853; aged 37y 8m Mexican War
[s/o John Ward and Nancy Billington; (src #34)]
Ward, Jno -- aged 62yrs U.S. Soldier War of 1812 [
d. Mar. 22, 1853 (src #34)]
Ward, Nancy Billington -- aged 63 yrs; wife of Jno.
Ward, Wm --their son
(d. 1853 -- John, Nancy and William Ward are all on the same stone. src #34)
Marker C.B.K. -- no inscription
Harker, Lucinda -- b. 1835; d. 1910

ROW 11
Marker, J.W. -- no inscription
Ward, ? -- d. Oct 23, 1876 aged 1y 9m 5d -- s/o R.M. & E.J. Ward
Majors, Infant -- 1876
Majors, Bertha -- b. 1886; d. 1888
Sutton, Henry - d. June 21, 1881, aged 77yrs 6m
Sutton, Hariette F. -- d. Nov. 9, 1865, d/o H. & R.J. Sutton
Sutton, Ezra -- d. May 3, 1856, aged 2y 1m 18d -- s/o H. & R.J. Sutton
Sutton, John R, -- d. Dec. 23, 1853, aged 2m 6d --- s/o H. & R.J. Sutton
Brown, Nora -- d. Aug. 14, 1866, aged 7d --- d/o B.F. & M.J. Brown
Carter, Jos -- d.
Nov. 1918 at Mattoon; co.D. 143 Ill. Inf. [date of death from N.P. obit]
Carter, Susan E. - d. 30 Nov 1925 (src #74)

Marker JBS

ROW 12
Majors, George W
[ashington] -- b. 1847; d. 1923 [d. 17 Mar 1923 - src #74]
Majors, Mary -- b. 1851; d. 1907
Ward, Jno -- U.S. Soldier Mexican War
[b. 3/20/1826; d. 12/17/1865 (src #34)]
Ward, Infant -- b. Mar 1855 --- s/o John and Amelia Ward
[Male - d. 1855 son of John & Amelia Yelton Ward (src #34)]

ROW 13
Marker and Flowers -- no inscription
Harding, Rebecca A. -- d. Jan. 30, 1872, aged 31y 7m 27d --- w/o Asa
Ward, Mary A. -- d. Apr 7, 1870; aged 26y 3m 12d
Ward, Wm B. -- b. Feb. 25, 1845; d. Aug. 7, 1911 --- Government stone Co E 97th Ill Inf.

ROW 14
Ward, Elbert -- b. 1887; d. 1963
Ward, May -- b.1880; d. 1960

ROW 15
Kibler, Caroline B. -- d. Feb. 16, 1886; aged 59y 2m 10d --- w/o R. Kibler
Kibler, Reuben --- b. Dec. 25, 1835 in Rush Co. Ind.; d. Mar. 20, 1912, aged 76y 2m 25d
At the South end of Row 15 no Markers

Mann, Cynthia Ann Ward --- 1st w/o Jesse Mann
Mann, Pearl Mae -- infant; d/o Jesse & Cynthia Ann Mann


Burials not included on the FHL microfilm (source of info is noted):



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