WPA - Seaton Cemetery, Shaws Point
Macoupin County IL
A Transcription of the WPA Record in Macoupin
County Archives, Carlinville, Illinois
Information Compiled For
by Mary McKenzie
|Shaws Point Township
|Section 10 T10N R6W
located in Box 2
of the WPA Cemetery Records, found at Macoupin County Archives in
Carlinville, IL. All
information is copied “as is.” It was
written on January 26. 1940.
Size of Seaton Cem. 40 by 40.
Now belongs to Anna ROGERS land.
There are over thirteen graves in the cem. Only one can be found,
whose name was KITZMILLER. No markers. There was at one
time some rocks for stones, but know they have been moved away, and the
ground is being plowed & farmed. It is in Sec. 10 – T. - 10
R. – 6 N. W. ¼. This cem. is located in the South East corner of
a 40 acre tract of land. The south boundry of this land comes to the
timber. This cemetery is situated East of SCHAFFER LAND ABOUT 1
MILE AND ¼ MILE South On the farm where Mr. CROUCH now lives as a
The farm is now owned by Mrs. Anna ROGERS an heir of the SEATONS.
It is also located 2 miles West & 1 mile North of Atwater, and ½
mile East of public road. This farm house where Mr. CROUCH lives
is ½ mile from main highway.
Very few people know any thing about this cemetery, as it is never used
any more. Interview 6 people. Information obtained from Mr.
BOSTON and Mr. & Mrs. EASLEY of Atwater.
The land on which the cem. is located, produced a large crop of
soybeans this year.
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