Gordley Cemetery, Mount Sterling Twp. Brown Co., IL

Gordley Cemetery, is located in the northeast quarter of section 26, Mt. Sterling Township.
     The John Gordley and family came from Lexington County, Kentucky, in 1837, and settled in the Harper neighborhood on Section 26. HE was caught under a falling tree in 1839 and was buried in a private cemetery in the locality, owned for many many years by the Harper family. He left four sons, Edward A., John Thomas, William Lewis, and James S. When the recording was made, the burial ground had been flooded by a man made pond and the hogs were running in the tall grass among the stones at it's edge.


Surname Name Birth Death Comments Military
Gordley John   Jan 3, 1839  
Gordley William G.   1856 19 years
Gordley Mary E   1868 10yrs dau of L A & A. M.
Gordley John   1881 45 years
Tinnen Robert   1878 84 years
Tinnen Elizabeth     wife of Robert, 70 years.

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