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CEMETERY RECORDS

Halsey-Hougham Cemetery

From the
DeWitt County, Illinois - USGenWeb Project

Submitted by:
Bob Halsey

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Cataloged in 1970 - 1974
By Carlyle & Mabel Halsey
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Located Waynesville Plot Map Section 24
(4 1/2 Miles Northeast of Waynesville)
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Deeded to DeWitt County in 1879
Dewitt Country deeded to Waynesville Township - 1959
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First Buried: Catherine Hougham in 1838
Last Buried: Henry Winkle in 1937
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Eli Halsey bought the Farm in March of 1851.
“One acre remains as Halsey-Hougham Cemetery”.
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Sovern E. Winkle Died 1914
Betty M. Winkle Died 1937
Mary Steele - Engraved Gone but not Forgotten - Died 1886 (Dec. 6th) 42 yrs 9 mos 16 days
Chester B. Halsey - Son of Arthur & M. J. Halsey - Born Aug. 12 Died Aug 12, 1900
Arda H. Halsey - Son of A. & M. J. Halsey - Born Dec. 17, 1872 Died Jan. 16, 1899
Luther Halsey - Son of A. & M. J. Halsey - Died Apr. 19, 1892 Age 14 yrs 8 mos 21 days [Shot & killed by Charles Brock]
(No Name) - Daughter of A. & M. J. Halsey - Died Aug 13, 1889

Soloman Bordor Civil War Soldier (Government Stone- White Marker) Co. A 107th Ill Inf. [Note: According to Records, this is Solomon Bordor Halsey. He was with CO. A 107th IL Inf. - Wapella. He was given a 40 acre land grant in DeWitt Country for his action in the Mexican War].

Worley Hougham - Son of W. H. & A. A. Hougham - Born Mar. 12, 1877 Died Nov. 29, 1877

Moses Hougham - Born Jan. l6, 1792 Died Mar. 24, 1857
Elizabeth Hougham - Wife of Moses Hougham - Born Feb. 22, 1804 Died. Feb. 2, 1857
Amos Hougham - Died Dec. 15, 1847 Age 25 yrs & 4 mos
Catherine Hougham - Daughter of M & E Hougham - Died Nov. 18, 1838 Age 1 yr. 4 mos 5 days
Susanar Hougham - Daughter of M & E Hougham - Died Jan. 19, 1843 Age 5 days
Sarah J. Hougham - Daughter of M & E Hougham - Died Sept. 3, 1854 Age 5 yrs 3 mos 21 days
William H. Hougham - Son of M & E Hougham - Died Sept 2, 185l Age 5 yrs 1 mos 2 days
Gary Hougham - Daughter of M & E Hougham - Died. Sept. 4, 1854 Age 13 yrs 11 mos 6 days
John S. Hougham - Died Sept. 8, 1851 Age 28 yrs 5 days

Walter Haldeman - Engraved My Sweet Baby  - Died Nov. 14, 1878 Born Nov. 7, 1878

Nora Winkle - Daughter of S. E. & E. Winkle - Died June 9, 1875 Age 2 mos 10 dys
Joseph E. Winkle - Son of S. E. & E. M. Winkle - Died May 8, 1861 Age 17 yrs 19 dys

Edgar Fletcher - Born Oct. 1, 1875 Died Nov. 14, 1901

Isaac H. Winkle - Born 1865
Martha L. Winkle - Wife of Isaac - Born 1856 Died 1920

Baby Son of Henry and Martha Martin (Winkle ?) - Born Mar. 18, 1907 Died Oct. 7, 1907

Elder Mazy - Son of G. & M. Peasley - Died Jan 6, 1880 Age 3 yrs 10 mos 11 dys

Granville & Martha (Halsey) Peasley-Winkle

Mary A. Hazlewt - Daughter of J. A. & W.A. Hazlewt - Died June 29, 1876 Age 2 yrs 4 mos 8 dys

Eli Halsey - Died Jan. 20, 1892 Age 76 yrs 3 mos 5 dys

Phoebe McCalester - Wife of J. A. McCalester - Died Oct. 26, 1876 Age 32 yrs 6 mos 25 days

Children of Phoebe and J. A. McCalester:
Sarah I. - Died Mar. 10, 1865 Age 6 yrs 26 dys
Infant Daughter - Died Mar. 10, 1875
? --- Age 12 dys
Infant Son - Died Oct 6, 1876
Allen - Died Oct. 6, 1876 Age 7 yrs 11 mos 14 dys

John H. Cartmill Son of J. & R. Cartmill - Died Dec. 11, 1849 Age 15 yrs 9 mos 5 dys

Maurice Halsey - Died at Birth - Died April 25, 1900 [Body was later moved to Heyworth Cemetery and buried next to his parents, Robert Oscar & Maude Halsey]  Note: Glenn Strange lost his right arm when about 14 yrs old and had arm buried at foot of Maurice Halsey’s grave.

UNMARKED GRAVESTONES IN CEMETERY

John Ackerson Father

Clyde Ackerson Son

Emma Peasley

Infant Son Harrison Still Born 1900’s

Son of Ben & Pearl (Halsey) Harrison

Marilla Winkle Deniton

Mary Halsey Ackerson

Nancy Scott Halsey ( ? )

J. A. McCallister

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