WPA - Solomon Cemetery, Barr Township, Macoupin County IL


A Transcription of the WPA Record in Macoupin County Archives, Carlinville, Illinois
INDEXED 1939 – 1940

transcribed by Mary McKenzie

Solomon Cemetery


Barr Township
Macoupin County
NE ¼ SE ¼  Section 14 T11N R9W Illinois


The Macoupin County Archives has the following cemetery information stored there.  The information was gathered by workers for the WPA Project during the Depression Era 1939 – 1940.

Solomon Cemetery located at NE ¼ of the SE ¼ of Sec. 14 Barr Township  11. n.  R. 9. W.

Oldest grave is that of Joseph M., son of A. M. & J. Solomon who died Sept. 1, 1857.  Age 11 mo.  27 days

No. of lots is 3 and number of graves is 15.  Number of graves to be filled is 3 and number of graves to be leveled is 6.  No veterans graves need stones. 
All stones in the cemetery need resetting.  Three stones need recutting.

There are four rods of fence around the cemetery and it is in poor condition.  All rods of fence need to be repaired.  Two people were interviewed for the information concerning this cemetery.  Size of this cemetery is 40 x 32 x 40 x 32.



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