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Illinois Saving Graves by Foxie Hagerty


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Allen Family Cemetery, Coe Township, Rock Island Co, Illinois; contributed by Daniel Johnson. Thanks Daniel for your support. I thank you and people here & their ancestors thank you too. Maybe someone will do something about this cemetery and put it to rights again.

From Port Byron Hillsdale Road at about 1/2 mile west of Riverdale School, turn north at 9th Ave, North and 246 St. North. Go about 1/2 mile. Cemetery is on Tom Johnson farm owned by Mrs. Harry Albright. It can not be seen from the road. Just before  coming to the farm buildings on the west, go across the fields to a weeded hillside about two blocks from road.  All the stones were broken and down, several were in more then one piece and had to be put together to read them. This cemetery was read on August 5, 1975 by Lucille Sampon and Joyce Cornelius.


Terressey Grover born Nov 17, 1824 - died Oct 17, 1875
John D. Allen born ? ? died June 18, 1849
? Willcox Oct 26, 1849 age 32ys 1mon 12 days
Ennis, Elizabeth,  wife of Samuel Ennis, died Dec 26, 1861 age 60 yrs
Samuel Ennis died April 22, 1859 age 62 yrs 7 mo.
Footstones: J. S. W. S. A. T. G.
Candace Allen died Sept 29, 1872 age / 77 yrs 9ms 25days
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith/ II Timothy V.7
 

 I have no further information on this cemetery or the people buried here. If you can contribute any feel free to email me. Thanks!

 

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