Big Grove Cemetery
aka Hiawatha Cemetery
Mason Co, Illinois

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Name Birth Death Other Info
AGNEW, Edna C. 10 Jan 1883 5 Sept 1893 dau of GM & MM
AGNEW, Leander C. 1832 1919  
AGNEW, Sarah C. 1842 1916  
ANDERSON, H. M. A.     Civil War, Army, 1st Sgt Co K 101 Ill Inf
ARMSTRONG, Blanch 3 May 1877 22 July 1891 dau of Jas. & M.J.
AUXIER, Danial   13 Jan 1863 72y 13d
AUXIER, Ester   21 June 1869 29y 10m 24d, wife of K.M.
AUXIER, Mary   13 Oct 1862 67y, wife of Danial
BARNETT, John W. 23 June 1845 31 Dec 1929 Civil War, Army, 145th Reg Ill Inf
BARNETT, Lucy A. 2 Feb 1846 31 Oct 1913  
BEMAN, Aaron N.   18 March 1884 Civil War
BRADLEY, Myrle E. 8 May 1924 7 July 1946 Ill BM2 US Navy WWII
BROOKS, Anna J. 1842 1922  
BROOKS, John 1846 1923  
BROONER, Allen 1 Oct 1831 23 Dec 1913  
BROONER, Louisa 25 March 1838 13 March 1905  
CAMP, John K.   25 May 1863 Civil War
CAMP, Joseph K.   21 Feb 1863 Civil War, Army, 87th Ind Inf
CARRICK, George W. 26 March 1868 8 Jan 1897  
CHASE, John M?   2 June 1856 52y 5m 4d
CHASE, Orrillia   29 Sept 1857 20y 10m 12d
CLARK, Daniel     no dates, footstone?
CLARK, Isaac D.   9 Sept 1862 1y 4m 12d, son of E & R
CLARK, James   6 Feb 1863 Civil War, Army, 85 Ill Vol
CLARK, Mary   9 June 1862 71y 11m 18d, wife of D.C.
CLEVELAND, Brainard   10 Dec 1877 83y 4m 5d
CLEVELAND, Susanna   5 April 1877 63y, wife of B Cleveland
CUE, Nelson D   1921 Civil War
DAVIS, R.V.   19 Oct 1860 27y 7m 16d, son of G & E
DEMONBRUN, A. 12 Dec 1859 27 Jan 1949  
DEMONBRUN, F.M. 20 Dec 1856 7 Aug 1918  
DRUIEN, Michael Duane 24 Sept 1954 26 Aug 1999  
DUKES, William E.   30 June 1902 Army, Pvt, Co E 87th Ind Vol Inf
FAULKNER, Emma J. 25 June 1866 7 Dec 1899  
FAULKNER, Harry 23 Dec 1868 17 May 1914  
FERGUSON, John A. 4 Feb 1845 26 Aug 1899 Army, Pvt, Co K 115th Ill Vol Inf
FERGUSON, Mary A. 7 March 1856 9 Aug 1915  
GINN, Andrew W. 27 May 1868 9 March 1908  
GINN, James B. 3 Nov 1827 10 March 1908  
GINN, Nancy E. Bradley 11 Aug 1837 18 Sept 1922  
HORNBACK, Luster B. 1877 1910 Civil War
HULL, Elias 4 Feb 1838 27 Sept 1911 same stone as Maria (wife), William & Elias Jr (sons)
HULL, Elias Jr. 3 July 1877 23 July 1877 same stone as Elias Sr., Maria (parents) and William
HULL, Maria J. 23 Oct 1842 11 Aug 1826 same stone as Elias Sr. (husband), Elias Jr & William (sons)
HULL, William F. 7 Oct 1860 11 Aug 1861 same stone as Elias Sr., Maria (parents) and Elias Jr.
HYDE, H. B.   28 April 1914 Civil War, Army, Pvt, Co E & C 35 Ohio
JEFFRIE, Ben   6 July 1924  
KILLION, Isaiah   14 March 1876 54y 4m 14d
LEININGER, infant   1894 dau of J & R.A.
LEININGER, Maggie M. 13 June 1892 7 Aug 1907 dau of J & R.A.
LINGE, James O.     Civil War, Army, Co C 35 Ill Vol Inf
LONG, Richard Lee 1 Jan 1942 7 Jan 2002 veterans marker
McCLINTICK, Francis E.   18 April 1888 34y 9m 18d, wife of J.A.
McCLINTICK, George M.   7 Aug 1873 6y 7m 7d, son of J.A. & F.E.
McCLINTICK, J.A. 18 Oct 1855 12 Jan 1910 vet marker?
MELTON, Austin P. 12 March 1800 16 July 1877  
MELTON, Elizabeth M. 4 Sept 1833 29 April 1905 same stone as Robert (husband)
MELTON, Julia A. 4 May 1815 12 Sept 1877 Obit
MELTON, Robert A. 22 June 1826 9 May 1898 same stone as Elizabeth (wife)
MULFORD, Daniel 9 Aug 1808 26 Feb 1888 79y 6m 17d, husb of Orrilla Mulford
MULLIN, Benjamin F.   20 April 1893 Civil War, Army, Co F 34 Ohio Inf
O'LINGER, Josiah   19 Sept 1863 Civil War, Army, 38 Iowa Vol
PEARL, Mary E.   1 June 1860 1y 6m 20d, dau of Bazel & Julia
ROBERSON, Thos.   7 Sept 1853 59y 11m 21d
SILVEY, Leo 25 Oct 1877 28 Oct 1884 youngest son of Joseph & Laura
SMITH, Eliza Jane 24 April 1823 12 Nov 1875 first wife of Vincent Smith
SMITH, Elizabeth 19 Aug 1854 6 Nov 1901 wife of Louis, same stone as Louis, Harry and Henry (sons)
SMITH, Harry E. 28 March 1886 18 March 1887 same stone as Louis, Elizabeth and Henry
SMITH, Henry J. 4 Dec 1880 7 June 1954 same stone as Louis, Elizabeth and Harry
SMITH, Infant   12 Sept 1917 son of Richard & Gladys, their names are on the stone but they are not buried there
SMITH, Louis H. 8 April 1851 24 May 1929 husband of Elizabeth, same stone as Elizabeth, Harry and Henry (sons)
SMITH, Margaret Ann 21 Aug 1834 26 April 1886 second wife of Vincent Smith
SMITH, Vincent Jasper 24 Aug 1821 10 Sept 1888  
STRAIGHT, Ephraim 23 Sept 1831 17 Oct 1860  
STRAIGHT, Laura 1 July 1833 5 Sept 1907  
SWAAR, George H. 1847 1925  
SWAAR, Mary C. 1861 1979  
VanLANINGHAM, Lemuel   25 May 1926 Army, Co I, 127 Ill Inf
VIRGIN, Eliza   17 Jan 1854 42y 11?m 24d, wife of Kinsey
VIRGIN, Kinzey   1 Oct 1852 15y 1m 21d
WARNOCK, William Jr. 1833 1892  
WILCOX, Frank E. 1883 1952  
WILCOX, Leone V. 1881 1954  
WUNDERLE, Ellen Marie 19 Oct 1919    
WUNDERLE, Steven Price 3 Dec 1906 30 Dec 1995 WWII
YOUNG, Catharine   28 March 1863 75y 2m 12d, wife of John
YOUNG, John   29 Oct 1844 68y 7m 23d

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