Putnam Cemetery, Putnam County, Illinois
A-B  C-D  E-F  G-H  I-K   L-M  N-P  Q-R   S-T   U-Z

Transcribed and Donated by Dena Whitesell

The Senachwine Pioneer Days Souvenir Book reports that the cemetery was started in 1861 when Peter and Ann Barnhart sold an acre of land to Senachwine Township to be used for a burial ground. There are several markers with death dates of 1840 within this cemetery. It's possible to cemetery was started then but became an official cemetery in 1861. This is an active cemetery, owned by Senachwine Township. The original part of the cemetery (section G) is on the east/south side of the entrance and the most recent burial plots on the west side (sections A-G as well as in section F. The cemetery was surveyed first on the west section (A-G) from north to south, west to east (towards the entrance). The east section (F, G) was surveyed from north to south, east to west. Section G is the oldest part of the cemetery where there are many missing markers. Some people never had markers. Lot owners/lot numbers can be found from a previous survey completed by the Bureau County Genealogical Society in the fall of 1998.

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Last Name First Name Middle Name Maiden Name Birth Death Age
Years

Months

Days
Plot Inscription Note
Eaton Minnie E     Dec 3, 1871 1 5   section G, row 10 Dau. of G. R. & S. Eaton" plot purchased by Bruce, Wm. Holiday & G. R. Eaton
Eckard Benjamin O   Aug 9, 1920 Feb 20, 2001       section A, row 19 CPL US Army World War II" h/o Evelyn Mae Rowe; Benjamin has two markers: lg family marker shared with Evelyn & veterans marker
Eckard Evelyn Mae Rowe Mar 10, 1922 Apr 13, 1995       section A, row 19   w/o Benjamin O. Eckard
Eckard Bessie V   Jun 27, 1900 Jul 11, 1985       section A, row 19   w/o Frank P. Eckard
Eckard Frank P   Nov 22, 1898 Apr 2, 1965       section A, row 19   h/o Bessie V. Eckard
Eckard Robert Irvin   Mar 3, 1922 Jun 7, 1923       section B, row 10    
Eckard Anna M   May 12, 1873 Nov 15, 1963       section B, row 10   w/o Frank O. Eckard> Lot purchased by John Shawft. 5 or 6 graves on map
Eckard Frank O   Jan 5, 1877 Apr 11, 1948       section B, row 10   h/o Anna M Lot purchased by John Shawft.
Eckberg Keith E   Apr 9, 1954 Feb 2, 1992       section D, row 20    
Eckberg Wanda Lea Kane Jan 5, 1930         section D, row 20 Mother of Keith, Anita, Karl", Jan. 5. 1930 is the only date on the marker.  
Eckhoff Bertha E   1918 1999       section E, row 2 Wed 1947" w/o Jesse E. Eckhoff
Eckhoff Jesse E   1915 1982       section E, row 2 Wed 1947" h/o Bertha E.
England Margaret A   1915 1995       section F, row 12 Mother"  
Euard Dana     1868 1888       section B, row 3 Wife" 1st w/o Jackson J. Euard
Euard Jackson J   1864 1951       section B, row 3 Husband" h/o Dana
Euard Lillie     1872 1936       section B, row 3 Wife" 2nd w/o Jackson
Farling INFANT     Jan 28, 1894 Jan 28, 1894       section D, row 9 Infant dau. of F.A. & H.M. Farling. Born & died Jan. 28, 1894"  
Farling Albert Walter   1895 1918       section D, row 9 Co. F. 302 E Water TAnk Train"  
Farling Frank     1865 1943       section D, row 9   h/o Hattie M
Farling Hattie M   1866 1901       section D, row 9 His Wife"  
Farling Henrietta     1875 1918       section D, row 9 Wife of Frank Farling" 2nd wife
Ferguson James       Oct 12, 1851 69     section G, row 10   marker very worn
Ferguson Jacob W     May 5, 1853 15     section G, row 10   marker is partially buried
Ferguson Davis M     May 28, 1853     2 section G, row 10 Son of J. & M. A. Ferguson" marker very worn
Ferguson Emma P     Nov 13, 1853 1 2 6 section G, row 10 Dau of J. & M. Ferguson" marker very worn
Finch Doris   Dennison 1893 1943       section E, row 6    
Finley Viola     1878 1968       section A, row 6 Mother"  
Finley Harry     1875 1967       section A, row 6 Father"  
Finley Retta O   1886 1963       section A, row 6 Mother"  
Finley Fred H   1888 1942       section A, row 6 Father"  
Finley George W   1845 1935       section G, row 6   metal marker with "Civil War" on it
Finley Agnes A   1849 1918       section G, row 6 His wife" shared marker with George W.
Finley Ervin     1873 1880       section G, row 6    
Finley J C   1882 1941       section G, row 6    
Finnegan Mildred A   1908 2003       section B, row 18   w/o George J. Finnegan
Finnegan George J   1908 1958       section B, row 18    
Forrest Elsie D   Oct 26, 1931         section B, row 17 Married 1-14-53" w/o Walter G. Forrest
Forrest Walter G   Sep 21, 1932 Jun 3, 2002       section B, row 17 Married 1-14-53; CPL US Army KOREA" Walter has marker shared with his wife Elsie and a veteran marker
Forrest Louis Earl   Jun 9, 1961 Aug 11, 1961       section B, row 17 Our baby" s/o Walter & Elsie Forrest
Fouts Alice Delphine Williams, Bozarth 1897 1975       section D, row 16    
Fox Mildred   Murphy 1914 1966       section A, row 4    
Freer George M   1876 1944       section D, row 13   h/o Nina B
Freer Nina B   1879 1908       section D, row 13   w/o George M Freer
French Maurine T   1891 1956       section B, row 2 Mother" w/o Guy R. French
French Guy R   1885 1957       section B, row 2 Father" h/o Maurine T.
French John D   1928 1940       section B, row 2 Son" s/o Guy & Maurine French
Freund Cassie     1886 1955       section E, row 11    
Fulks Russell C   May 11, 1918 Nov 22, 1998       section A, row 12    
Fulks Inez E   1919 1991       section A, row 12 Daughter  
Fulks Lawrence A   1926 1947       section A, row 12 Son"  
Fulks Elmer C   1885 1963       section A, row 12    
Fulks Sarah J   1890 1959       section A, row 12    
Fulks Lydia A   1889 1973       section C, row 11 Daughter"  
Fulks Andrew R   Mar 24, 1878 Jan 5, 1904       section C, row 11    
Fulks Sarah E   May 19, 1858 Nov 5, 1928       section C, row 11    
Fulks Felix M   Sep 6, 1853 Dec 9, 1941       section C, row 11    
Fulks Oliver M   1897 1969       section D, row 17   h/o Ellen L
Fulks Ellen L   1900 1983       section D, row 17   w/o Oliver M

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