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Persinger Cemetery
Bainbridge Township



Grantors – L. G. Persinger and his wife, Elizabeth J. Persinger
                W. H. Taylor and his wife, Cornelia Taylor

Grantees – Schuyler County, Illinois

Part of the North-west quarter of Section nineteen (19) in T. One (1) N. One (1) W. of the fourth (4) principal meridian bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a stone from which a Sugar tree ten (10) inches in diameter bears North five and one-half (5½) degrees, West thirty-six (36) links, said stone being one thousand, one hundred and fifty (1150) links due South and one thousand, two hundred and twenty (1220) links due East of the North-west corner of the said North-west quarter.  Running from said stone South two hundred (200) links to a stake, thence East one hundred and fifty (150) links, thence North two hundred (200) links, thence West one hundred and fifty (150) links to the beginning, containing one-half (1/2) acre, Said ground to be used as a burying ground by the inhabitants of said county on and around said Section nineteen (19)

Dated    February 23, 1880.
 

This cemetery is being read from the East side as you walk through the gate.  The rows are being read South to North

ROW 1

EGBERT, EMIL W.  1885 – 1972
              BETTIE B.  [Ward]  1891 – 1988
WARD, JAMES A.  1865 – 1955
            ESTELLA  [Persinger]  w/o James  1871 – 1946
WARD, DALE EUGENE  June 28, 1923 – June 3, 1975  PFC Army Air Forces
            FRIEDA  [Yaakum]  1922 – 1995
WARD, J. DALE  1896 – 1990
            MABEL  [Wilson]  1900 – 1988
TAYLOR, LIZZIE G.  [Briggs]  1860 – 1922
TAYLOR, LEWIS F.  1858 – 1920

ROW 2

ECKROY, CLINTON J.  1906 – 1977
ALVAREZ, MAXINE  [Eckroy]  1914 – 1995
ECKROY, JAMES  Nov 29, 1935 – Jan 12, 1934
               GRACE  Nov 28, 1933 – Nov 28, 1933
               DON  Feb 8, 1943 – Feb 8, 1943
               JEAN  Sept 22, 1932 – Sept 22, 1932
RITTENHOUSE, HENRY W.  Sept 27, 1891 – June 24, 1946  IL Pvt. Base Hosp. 154 WW I
RITTENHOUSE, WASHINGTON  1845 – 1926
                           LAVINA  [Day]  w/o Washington  1848 – 1915
RITTENHOUSE, JOSEPH WILLIAM  1882 – 1961
LAWLER, OWEN A.  1878 – 1937
HANKINS, GRACE R. [Rittenhouse, Ambrosius, Lawler]  1888 – 1970
LAWLER, WILLIAM OWEN  Jan 31, 1926 – Jan 24, 1986  MAM3 US Navy WW I
TURNER, NELL MARIE  [Dace]  w/o Robert  May 22, 1896 – May 3, 1992
TURNER, ROBERT M.  Feb 14, 1887 – July 6, 1970  IL PFC 18 Trench Mortar Btry WWI
DACE, CORA M.  [Tharp]  w/o J. Verne  1878 – 1940
           J. VERNE  1879 – 1958
DACE, JAMES  b. Dec 20, 1915 –
           F. PEARL  Nov 10, 1908 – Oct 3, 1919
DACE, M. E.  [d/o Rex & Hazel Dace]  April 28, 1927 – Sept 3, 1929
DACE, HAZEL R.  [Ford]  w/o Rex Dace  b. 1903 –
           REX M.  1900 – 1965
DACE, ROLLO  May 27, 1904 – Sept 9, 1996
           CELIA A.  b. Nov 12, 1911 –
TAYLOR, SAMUEL ALLEN  March 21, 1972 – Aug 2, 1993
TAYLOR, PAUL E.  1918 – 1998
               LUCILLE  [Moutrey]  w/o Paul  1919 – 1980

ROW 3

RITTENHOUSE, NINA  1899 – 1998  [She was married to LaPur Horn]
                           EUGENE  [brother of Nina]  1906 – 1975
LACEY, HARRY  1898 – 1967
            GERTRUDE I.  [Rittenhouse]  w/o Harry  1909 – 1966
RITTENHOUSE, LESLIE  March 6, 1901 – Aug 13, 1955  Pvt. Co. D. 136 Infantry WW II
RITTENHOUSE, AMELIA  [Schramm]  1868 – 1964
                           F. CHALMER  1869 – 1928
RITTENHOUSE, ZOA  d/o F. C. & A.  d. Nov 27, 1897  aged 3y 2m 16d
McCOMBS, DAVID  May 11, 1837 – Oct 31, 1916  [NS]
McCOMBS, MAY  [McClure]  w/o David  April 28, 1836 – Jan 28, 1912  [NS]
McCOMBS, WILLIAM EDWARD  Sept 16, 1860 – Jan 24, 1910
McCOMBS, DAVID  1865 – 1948
MAYO, KATHRYN N.  [McComb]  1900 – 1988
            CLARENCE J.  1902 – 1980
JOHNSON, LEWIS  May 15, 1838 – Dec 28, 1912  [Confederate Army Civil War]
JOHNSON, MELISSA P.  [Rose]  w/o Lewis  Nov 19, 1838 – Oct 29, 1892
JOHNSON, HARVEY  1866 – 1866  [stone broken and buried in ground]
TAYLOR, EMMA ELLEN  1932 - 1932
TAYLOR, CARL  1924 – 1945  U. S. N. WW II  [Carl is buried National Cemetery, Louisville, KY]
               MICHAEL H.  1889 – 1953
               ADA E.  [Wilker]  w/o Michael  1894 – 1992
TAYLOR, MYRA MAUREEN  1886 – 1949
TAYLOR, DAVID F. 1855 – 1910
               ELLA J. [Boomer]  w/o David  1857 – 1932

ROW 4

THARP, SUSANNA  w/o Stephen  d. Nov 12, 1873  aged 29y 24d  [stone broken on ground]
SMITH, D. W.   Corp Co. D. 115 IL Inf.
SMITH, WILLIAM F.  [NS]
              LYDIA  [Shuster]  w/o William  [NS]
SMITH, ALEXANDER  Sept 18, 1852 – Jan 30, 1929  [NS]
SMITH, CATHERINE  [McCombs]  w/o Edward  Jan 1, 1863 – July 23, 1935  [NS]
SMITH, WILLIAM  1883 – 1944
             STELLA  [McDonald]  w/o William  1905 – 1986
SMITH, CLARENCE DAVID  Aug 31, 1888 – Sept 23, 1958  IL GM1 US Navy WW I
DODDS, NOAMI  1885 – 1970
WILLIAMS, GRACE M.  Jan 5, 1911 –
                    GEORGE D.  Aug 2, 1909 – Nov 13, 1993  Cpl US Army WW II
DACE, DENNIS  d. April 2, 1878  aged 66y 10m 24d

ROW 5

BERRY, HIRAM  d. Dec 19, 1854  aged 21y
WAUGH, INFANT  s/o  S. & H.  d. Jan 14, 1851  [stone laying on ground]
WAUGH, MARY M.  d/o  S. &  H.  d. July 19, 1855  [stone buried in ground]
JACKSON, ANZALETA  d/o J & M  d. Sept 30, 1855  aged 4y  [stone buried in ground]
JACKSON, GRANVILL B.  s/o J & M d. Sept 22, 1855  [stone buried in ground]
PARKE, BLANCHE M.  [Taylor]  1872 – 1964
TAYLOR, JULIA F.  d/o W. H. & C. J.  d. Aug 26, 1877  aged 16y 11m 10d
               JENNIE  d/o W. H. & C. J.  d. May 6, 1876  aged 10m
               JESSE E.  c/o W. H. & C. J.  d. Dec 18, 1870  aged 10m 1d
BROKEN stone can’t read
TAYLOR, CORNELIA J.  [Persinger]  w/o William  Sept 30, 1837 – March 28, 1916
               WILLIAM H.  Dec 14, 1830 – Sept 11, 1893

ROW 6

PERSINGER, ETTIE  [Hodges]  w/o Elmer  Jan 2, 1872 – Aug 17, 1903
PERSINGER, NELLIE M.  d/o E & Ettie  Aug 16, 1892 – Dec 3, 1897
PERSINGER, BETTIE PEARL  d/o E. E. & Ettie  d. Sept 9, 1891  aged 2m _d
PERSINGER, ANNIE  d/o W. L. & Jennie  d. Aug 24, 1891  aged 1y 3m 19d
PERSINGER, ELIZABETH  [Tharp]  w/o L. G.  June 20, 1833 – Nov 23, 1899
                     LIBERTY G.  June 6, 1831 – June 24, 1907
PERSINGER, FRANCIS ELI  s/o L. G. & E. J.  d. Oct 15, 1878  aged 20y 5m 4d
BOWLING, MARY  [Persinger, Jones]  w/o John  d. June 9, 1882  aged 36y 2m 22d
PERSINGER, ALLEN   d. May 17, 1879  aged 74y 3m 19d  Mexican War
PERSINGER, PAULINA  [Peters]  w/o Allen  d. April 16, 1874  aged 66y 5m 14d
RITTENHOUSE, PEYTON S.  s/o H & C  d. May 11, 1868  [stone buried in ground]
PERSINGER, MANERVY  d/o A & P  [stone broken and buried in ground]
PERSINGER, LONZO  s/o Allen & Paulina  d. April 22, 1851  aged 11y 7 m  [NS]
PERSINGER, JOSEPH A.  s/o D. L. & E.  d. Oct 9, 1859  aged 1y 5m 19d  [stone broken and buried in ground]
PERSINGER, HARVEY  s/o D. L. & E.  d. April 3, 1872  aged 12y 10m 15d  [stone laying on ground]
COFFER, IRIS MILDRED [Persinger]  1898 – 1931

The following people are said to be buried in Persinger Cemetery, however, there are no stones for them.

DACE, JOHN  d. Jan 1895 (obit)
DACE, MURIEL d/o Rex & Hazel  April 23, 1927 – Sept 8, 1929  (dc)
DODDS, NAOMI  [Smith]  d. Jan 15, 1870  (dc)
ECKROY, JAMES CLINTON  d. Jan 12, 1936 (dc)
FEGLEY, AMANDA JANE  w/o John  Aug 4, 1872 – March 15, 1908 (dc)
McCOMBS, MATILDA  [McClure]  w/o David April 28, 1838 – Jan 28, 1912 (obit)
PERSINGER, NANCY  [Hickerson]  w/o Liberty  Sept 5, 1850 – Jan 11, 1929 (obit)
REDSHAW, MARGARET JANE [Mulholland]  Nov 13, 1842 – April 10, 1910 (obit)
RILEY, JAMES ELI  s/o Benson & Harriett  d. Feb 16, 1862  aged 5y (dc)
RILEY, LEWIS NAPOLEAN  s/o Benson & Harriett  d. Feb 16, 1862  aged 2y  (dc)
SMITH, LYDIA  d. Feb 20, 1883 (dc)
SMITH, KATE [McCombs]  w/o Edward  Jan 31, 1863 – June 24, 1935  (obit)
SMITH, EDWARD A.  Sept 18, 1852 – Jan 30, 1929 (dc)

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