WPA - Davis Cemetery, Brushy Mound Township, Macoupin County IL

A Transcription of the WPA Record in Macoupin County Archives, Carlinville, Illinois
by Mary McKenzie


 Brushy Mound Township
Macoupin County
Section 13-9-7 (2-9-7)

Davis Cemetery
Brushy Mound Township
Sec. 13-9-7 (2-9-7)
Artis Inn Farm

Wrote Jun 17, 1940

Dave Davis was a soldier, served his time in the U. S. Army, died and was buried in this cem.

His father Thomas Davis was a Mexican War soldier, (Company K., 2nd Ohio Infantry) buried in cem.  Has a Gov. Monument.

Thomas Davis owned the land. Wm. Loeus (probably Loges) bought it from Mr Wm. Loges (probably from Mr. Davis.) Mr. Citro is the present owner of the land. Mr. Citro bought the land about 20 or 21 yr. ago. The Davises fenced the cem. in the early or beginning of cem. Mr. Citro's Tenant built the present fence around the cem.

There is about 15 or 20 people buried in cem. Mr. Tiff is the present Tenant on this Citro farm. Information obtained from Mr. & Mrs. Roy Smith who lives east & south of the Citro Farm. This cem. is situated south of Hard road No 4, about 1/4 of mile south of hard road, West of the Citro Lake upon a hill, South West of recreation Building about 200 feet. There is a very poor Barb Wire fence around the cem. There are only two stones that can be seen, but Mr. Smith says there are 15 or 20 people buried there. One of the stones is the Gov. Marker of Thomas Davis, a Mexican soldier. The other stone has the name of Friend on it - Wife of T. J. Friend.

John L. Jennings - Sec. 7-9-13 ( MCGS Editor: I don't know why this name is entered at the top of the 2nd page.)

Louis Citro Sec. 13-9-7 (MCGS Editor: This name is written on the side of the page, don't know if this refers to the owner of the land or not.)

2-9-9 1903 Thomas Davis & Arminda C. Davis to Wm Loges. Book GO Page 535
Davis from John A. Lazell 1858. B. 22 Page 775
William Loges to Louis Citro 1919. B 298 P. 289. No exception for cemetery

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