Wilson Divers Cemetery of St. Clair County, IL

Abandoned Cemetery..... is lost and needed to be found....


created July 15, 2005 10:52pm

11/21/2005 08:19:24 AM

 

Wilson Divers Cemetery

Cemetery:       Wilson Divers Cemetery
 Other:
 Sign:           No
 Street:         7606 Rt. 158
 City:           Columbia, IL 62236  3 miles from Columbia
 Township:
 County:         St. Clair
 State:          Illinois
 Nation:         USA
 Zip:            62236
 lat_ns:         N
 lat_h:
 lat_mmss:
 long_ew:        W
 long_h:
 long_mmss:
 Status:         Abandoned
 Size:           Small
 Directions:     Rt. 3 to 158 towards Millstadt, IL
 Type:           Road-public
 Location:       Rural
 Terrain:        Level
 Water source:    Yes
 Features:       Trees and junk cars
 Property:       Private
 Access:         Permission-required
 Enclosure:      None
 Gate:           None
 Established:    C 1840
 Gravestones:    30
 Oldest:
 Newest:
 Removed:        Unknown
 Relocated:      No
 Repairs:        No
 Methods:        Adhesives
 Restoration:    No
 Association:    No
 Records:        Yes
 Inventory:      Yes
 Availability:   St. Clair Co. Genealogical Society has a partial listing

 Landscaping:    No
 Paths:          No
 Trees:          Yes4
Crypts:         No
 Fencing:        No
 Brickwork:      No
 Ironwork:       No
 Sculpture:      No
 Fountains:      No
 Roads:          No
 Buildings:      No
 Cement:         Unsure
 Granite:        Unsure
 Marble:         Unsure
 Native:         Yes
 Slate:          Yes
 Others:         Yes
 Wood:           No
 Materials:      Unsure
 Architectural:  Unsure
 Angels:         Unsure
 Draperies:      Unsure
 Fraternal:      Unsure
 Hands:          Unsure
 Lambs:          Unsure
 Monograms:      Unsure
 Plants:         Unsure
 Photos:         Unsure
 Religious:      Unsure
 Scrollwork:     Unsure
 Urns:           Unsure
 Carvings:       Unsure
 Condition:      Cemetery vandalized
 Unmarked:       Yes
 Broken:         Yes
 Toppled:        Yes
 Disintegrating: Yes
 Buried:         Yes
 Weather:        No
 Pollution:      Yes
 Vandalized:     Yes
 Report:         No
 VA1:
 VA2:            Gravestones-Broken
 VA3:            Gravestones-Stolen
 VA4:
 VA5:
 Overgrowth:
 Overgrowth1:
 Overgrowth2:    Graves-Disturbing
 Overgrowth3:
 Overgrowth4:
 Groundcover:
 Moss:
 Vines:          Yes
 Drainage:       Good
 Problem1:       Encroachment
 Problem2:
 Owner:          Private
 Use:            Storage
 Bordering:      Residential
 Change:         Same
 Reason:         Roads
 Visited:        Rarely
 Archeology:     No
 Habitat:        No
 Contacted:      Monroe County and St. Clair Co.
Genealogical Societies
 Name:           Pat Vaseska
 Email:          vaseska@htc.net
 Date:           July 3, 2005

Thanks for submitting this report Pat Vaseka.  Will put it on the list which is growing for when we get the Illinois Saving Cemeteries organization going.  Thanks so much.  Send me some photos they will help also...

 Surnames: Agnew, Divers, Wilson

 Other Information:


 Support:

 Monroe County Historical Society
 Janet Flynn, President   jflynn11@htc.net
 508 N. 4th. ST.
 Dupo, IL 62239
 



Photos:    Put box on here for Photos somebody might like to take to show the condition of this cemetery.  Thanks.. attach to and email in .jpg form and click on my hand below to email me... Thanks Bunches. 

 
 
 

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