Wrights Cemetery of Fulton County, IL

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


created June 30, 2005 10:52pm

11/21/2005 08:20:34 AM

 

Wrights  Cemetery

Cemetery:       WRIGHTS Cemetery, FULTON COUNTY, ILLINOIS
 Other:          BARCLAY/LIVINGSTON
Sign:           Yes
Street:
City:           CANTON, ILLINOIS
Township:
County:         FULTON
State:          ILLINOIS
Nation:         USA
 Zip:
lat ns:         N
 lat h:
 lat mmss:
 long ew:        W
 long h:
long mmss:
 Status:         Inactive
 Size:           Small
 Directions:
Type:           Road-public
 Location:       Rural
Terrain:        Level
Watersource:    No
 Features:       TREES/BUSHES/WEEDS
Property:       Public
 Access:         Open
Enclosure:      Fence-Broken
Gate:           Non-locking
 Established:
 Gravestones:    50
Oldest:         UNKNOWN
Newest:         UNKNOWN
Removed:        Yes
 Relocated:      No
 Repairs:        No
Methods:        Adhesives
Restoration:    No
 Association:    No
Records:        Unsure
 Inventory:      Unsure
 Availability:
Landscaping:    No
Paths:          No
 Trees:          Yes3
 Crypts:         No
 Fencing:        No
Brickwork:      No
 Ironwork:       Yes
 Sculpture:      No
Fountains:      No
Roads:          No
 Buildings:      No
 Cement:         No
 Granite:        Yes
Marble:         Yes
Native:         Unsure
Slate:          No
Others:         Yes
Wood:           No
Materials:      No
Architectural:  No
Angels:         No
Draperies:      No
 Fraternal:      No
 Hands:          No
Lambs:          No
Monograms:      No
 Plants:         No
 Photos:         No
Religious:      No
Scrollwork:     Yes
 Urns:           No
Carvings:       Yes
Condition:      Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked:       Yes
Broken:         Yes
Toppled:        Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
 Buried:         Yes
 Weather:        Yes
 Pollution:      Yes
 Vandalized:     Yes
 Report:         Yes
 VA1:            Gravestones-Overturned
 VA2:            Gravestones-Broken
 VA3:            Gravestones-Stolen
 VA4:
 VA5:
 Overgrowth:
 Overgrowth1:
 Overgrowth2:    Graves-Disturbing
 Overgrowth3:    Gravestones-Disturbing
 Overgrowth4:
 GroundCover:    Yes
 Moss:
 Vines:          Yes
 Drainage:       Problem-Seasonal
 Problem1:
 Problem2:       Apathy
 Owner:          Cemetery
 Use:            Agricultural
 Bordering:      Agricultural
 Change:         Same
 Reason:         Roads
 Visited:        Unknown
 Archeology:     No
 Habitat:        Yes
 Contacted:
 Name:           Wanda M. Nelsen
 Email:          w.nelsen@sbcglobal.net
 Date:           06/30/2005

 Surnames:
BARCLAY
 LIVINGSTON

 Other Information:

 Stones have been moved or destroyed by being tossed over a 
fence into a cow pasture. Many stones under soil or broken.
one tall pillar is being eroded by tree roots and may 
topple.

 Support:
Photos:    Photos of Wrights  Cemetery sent to 
me via Wanda Nelson. 
Just click on the photo for a bigger view of it.  Thanks.  
two more to come.  
Barclay Cemetery, Fulton County, IL
 
 

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