West Truro Cemetery

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                 Joseph W. Cook and wife, Sarah Cook of the town of Carlisle in the County of Lenoke and the State of Arkansas, deeded to Frank Hurlbutt, John Cook, and J. W. Temple as Trustees (or their successors in Trust) a burying ground for the use of the inhabitants of West Truro Township, Knox County, Illinois.

              A certain piece or parcel of land in the North West Corner of the South East one-quarter of Section 6 in Truro Township, Knox County, Illinois containing one acre more or less – the same having been reserved by me, in a former deed, made to Betsey C. Temple as being used as a burying ground, then as it is now.

                        Signed:

 

                                    Joseph and Sarah Cook

 

Recorded July 13, 1895

Knox County Court House

Volume 152, page 520, #149703

 

           

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TAYLOR, Laura H.  d. 21 May 1865  age 36 yr 1 mo 21 days (Wife of L. Taylor)

Laura F. d. 29 Oct 1865  age 11 mo 13 days (Dau of A. & S. Taylor)

 

OSGOOD, Willard C.  d. 23 Sept 1842  age 30 yr 9 mo 14 days

            Susanah  d. 10 Apr 1844  age 64 yr 6 mo 1 day (Wife of Levi Osgood)

            Levi  d. 11 Mar 1844  age 70 yr 1 mo 5 days

 

HARRISON, Mary H. Hurlbut  b. 18 Oct 1870  d. 17 Oct 1907  (Wife of Charles Harrison)

 

WILDER, Frankie B.  b. 8 July 1867  d. 5 Sept 1868 (Son of H.G. & S.E. Wilder)

                        Passed to higher life, There is no death---, What seems so is---Transition

            Joseph  d. 22 Apr 1885  in 87 yrs of his age

            Wife, Hannah H.  d. 17 June 1876  in 77 yr of her age

 

HURLBUT, Francis  b. 22 June 1837  d. 25 Jan 1919                        GAR

            Wife, Martha G. Wallick b. 13 Sept 1844 d10 Apr 1911       Marker

            Daniel O.  d. 7 Jan 1866 age 4 mo 7 da  (Son of B.R. & M.E. Hurlbut)

 

HURLBUT, John G.  b. 25 Feb 1876 d. 7 July 1880 (Son of F. & M.G. Hurlbut)

 

HURLBUT, Charles L.  b. 5 Nov 1871  d.  -----187_ (Son of C. & E. Hurlbut)

            Janetta  b. 21 July 1869  d. 10-20-20 Oct 1876

            Frank S.   d. 16 Sept 1868  age 4 mo 5 days

                         (Children of F. & M.G. Hurlbutt)

 

HURLBUTT,  Dr. Alba  b. 24 June1794  d. 1 Oct 1858

            Wife, Laura Osgood  b. 16 June 1802  d. 14 Mar 1871

            Levi H.  b. 23 May 1822  d. 23 Nov 1844

            Laura Hurlbut Taylor  b. 17 Mar 1829  d. 21 May 1865

            Infant dau. of A. & L. Hurlbutt  d. 20 Apr 1844 age 6 days

            Hubbard  d. 23 Nov 1844 age 14 yr 6 days (Son of A. & L. Hurlbutt)

            Hubbard  d. 4 Oct 1845 age 9 mo 16 days (Son of H. & M.G. Hurlbutt)

            Infant dau. of E. & R.  d. 5 Jan 1849  age 2 days

            Laura, dau. of E. & R.  d. 21 Aug 1858 age 15 yr 7 mo 14 days

 

GARDNER, Alfred  d. 5 Apr 1855 age 55 yr 9 mo

 

CHITTY, Infant dau. of C. & M.J.  d. 29 Nov 1863

Euphema, dau. of C. & M.J.  d. 12 Feb 1862  age 3 mo 8 days

 

WELCH, Martha Ann  d. 22 Sept 1856  age ? yr 4 mo 20 days (Dau of J.H. & R. Welch)

 

LORANCE, Eliza J.  d. 11 Mar 1888  age 79 yr 1 mo 17 days (Wife of Jacob H. Lorance)

            Jacob H.  d. 22 June 1886  age 78 yr 11 mo 17 days

 

HARMISON,  Eliza Jane, Wife of G.W. Harmison  b. 2 Jan 1862  d. 20 Apr 1882

 

GARDNER, Alfred Jr.    b. 18 July 1839 d. 14 Feb 1906

                        Co. H, 102 ILL. Inf. 20th Army Corps.  InL. 8-6-1862 dis. 6-6-1865.

            Wife, Sarah E.  b. 25 Aug 1839  d. 2 Nov 1920

 

COOK, Giles  b. 11 Jan 1799  d. 27 May 1893  “Father not Forgotten”

                        Dear Father, with a reverant hand, This to thy memory given, While one by one,

                        Thy household band,    God reunites in Heaven.

            Wife, Abial  b. 5 Dec 1794  d. 24 Jan 1883  “She hath done what she could”

            William O.  d. 1844  age 20 yr

            David S.  b. 13 Dec 1821  d. 4 Apr 1886 in California

(Also an old stone here)

 

TEMPLE, James W.  1828 – 1900

            Bessie P.  1828 – 1896

            Sarah A., dau., d. 4 Feb 1866 age 3 yr 4 mo

            Bessie, Infant dau of W.G. & Mary A. d. 4 Sept 1892

            Mary A., beloved Wife of Wm C. Temple “AT REST” d. 8 July 1897 age 39 yr 8 mo 1

                        day 

            William C.  1855 – 1913

 

COOK, W. H.  b. Mar 1851  d. Nov 1891  “Yet when the body and tomb are dust, Still

                        Survives the memory of the Just.”

            Susan E.  b. 9 Jan 1865  d. 3 Nov 1866

            Thomas G.    Co. H. 36th Regt. ILL. Vol.

            Susan E.  b. 4 Aug 1830   d. 6 Jan 1903

            Father, John C.  1859 – 1944

            Mother, Mary E. 1869 – 1939

            Susan A.          1868 – 1947

 

BARNES, Nina Cook, Wife of Milton Barnes,   1871 – 1953

 

GOULD, John  d. 25 June 1855  age 70 yr 6 mo 4 days

            Wife, Oliva  d. 2 Sept 1847  age 64 yr 11 mo 2 days

 

STRONG, Charles  d. 7 Feb 1854  age 1 yr 8 mo 22 days

            John W.  d. 28 Jan 1855 age 18 days

                     Sons of H. & L. K. Strong

 

LAING, James  d. 11 Dec 1853  age 36 yr 5 mo 12 days

            Mary  d. 1 Oct 1845  age 49 yr 11 mo 9 days

            Mary A.  d. 27 Oct 1863   age 41 yr 8 mo 5 days

 

OLMSTED, Ellen  d. 15 Dec 1874  age 21 yr 11 mo 21 days (Wife of E. D. Olmsted)

 

LOMAN, Henry  d. 30 May 1910  age 61 yr 1 mo 1 day

            James K.  d. 17 Feb 1902  age 25 yr 4 mo 9 days

                  

 

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