Karnes Cemetery, Cahokia Township, Macoupin County IL


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Karnes Union
Cahokia Township
Sec 11, NE 1/4 of NW 1/4
Macoupin County IL

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There is no cemetery association for Karnes Cemetery and no donations are taken for the cemetery. Harold and Shirley Denson have been trustees for the cemetery since 1995. Trusteeship of the Karnes Cemetery to Harold and Shirley was declared by judgment 23 Mar 1995. The cemetery is located two and a half miles southeast of Hornsby in the northwest quarter of section 11 in Cahokia Township and is adjacent their property. Hornsby is located just off Route 16 in the north central part of Cahokia Township between Gillespie Macoupin County and Litchfield Montgomery County on Route 16. To reach the Karnes Cemetery from Hornsby, travel one mile south on a grated road then a quarter mile south, then about an eighth of a mile to the cemetery. It sets near the road. The oldest marked grave is that of Sarah Ann Bates who died 17 Mar 1877. Sandy and Gerald Brand have been added as trustees of the cemetery.

Donated by Jill Secoy
Est. 20 Mar 1877

Located 1/2 mile East of entrance to Kinder Cem, 2 miles Southeast of Hornsby. 10 graves

Also see:
WPA
"An Old Settler" from Peter Karnes, Sept 7, 1871, Carlinville Democrat
Marriage License for 2nd marriage

Karnes Union Cemetery is a small private cemetery located in the corner of a pasture on the Roy Davis farm.
This small cemetery was laid out by Peter B. Karnes in 1877 for the benefit of the Karnes family. Peter Karnes
first settled Cahokia Township in 1831.
First trustees : Catlet P. Karnes, Thomas J. Wilhite, and George W. Duncan.
Cemetery legal description: Commencing 20' east from the northwest corner of the East of the Northwest Quarter of Sec 11, thence running East 13 rods, thence running south 6 rods, thence West 13 rods, thence North 6 rods to the place of beginning, containing acre, more or less. Section 11, Township 8 North, Range
6 West of the Third Principal Meridian, Macoupin County. Illinois. Parcel ID # 03-000-177-00
Children of Peter B & Sarah Ann:
(1) William S. 1 birth in Cahokia Twp 1832 m. Julia C. Goner 2 st Aug 1860 Montgomery Co IL; (2) Lucy m. Marvelous G W Hart 24 Jul 1855 Macoupin Co IL;
(3) Elizabeth m. G W Jones 15 Jan 1855 Mac Co. IL; (4) Catlet Proctor m. Minerva Williams 26 Nov 1857 Mac Co IL; (5) John Thomas m. Eliza Ann White 22 Mar 1866 Montgomery Co IL; (6) George W; (7) Mary (buried in Kinder Cem); (8) Stephen A; (9) Dorris
There are 10 graves in the cemetery. 3 graves left unidentified.

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?
Davis, Thomas

16 Mar 1903
Co K Inf Mex War
yes
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Jones, Delila
1855
31 Oct 1895
d/o GW & E

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Jones, George Washington
02 Dec 1827
31 Aug 1903
s/o Lodowick & Matilda Blevins
Baptist Minister

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Jones, Elizabeth Karnes
22 Feb 1835
10 Apr 1893
w/o George Washington
m 15 Jan 1855
d/o PB & SA

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Karnes, Sarah Ann Proctor Bates
69yrs
15 Mar 1877
w/o Peter B.
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Karnes, William S.
49yrs 10ms 2ds
02 Apr 1882
s/o Peter B & Sarah Ann
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Karnes, Julia C. Goner
1838
1920
w/o William S.

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