Hunter Cemetery

This very old cemetery is located very close to the center of southeast 1/4 of section 4 in McLeansboro township.  There is no road leading to it and it's only feature is a wide spot in the east-west fencerow.  Recently loggers pulled the few remaining stones out of the ground, put them in a pile and broke many stones that were covered with leaves when they drove the skidder over them. A few names were recorded from the broken stones in April, 2001 by Gary Tidball who has contributed the information to Yesterdays.  Thanks, Gary!
This cemetery was located on film #988,626 at the Mesa LDS FHL from a work completed by Ralph Harrellson.  He describes it as being 1 1/2 mile north of McLeansboro.  (Thanks, Phyllis Collins).
Name Birth Death Other
Brumley, William Alferd Sept 25, 1859 Dec 19, 1862 Exact: "William Alferd Brumley was bornd in the year A.D. 1859 September the 15th and died in Desemb 19, 1862".
Capo, Mary Jane   May 7, 18_3 d/o H. & N.
Collins, Mary A. March 22, 1835 November 22, 1855 w/o J. D.
Hunter, James Oct 27, 1803 May 13, 1852  
Hunter, Elizabeth July 9, 1833 Nov 1, 1834 D/o J & S. Hunter
Hunter, Sarah E. Aug 13, 1837 Oct 18, 1858 D/o J. & S. Hunter
(illegible), Mary Jane   May 7, 1863 aged 7 yrs/2mos/22days

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