Pope County, IL

Hemphill Cemetery


This transcription was contributed by Cheryl Broadway Cossey. Thank you Cheryl!!
  Hemphill Cemetery
far corner, East, North,
SMITH, John T. Aug. 17, 1844-Oct. 8, 1922 First Wisconsin Calvary, Co. G
or C
twelve feet to the left
GLASS, Millie M. 1885-1971
GLASS, Guy L. 1878-1951
PETERS, Peter M. 1884-1962
PETERS, Blanche 1902-1986
JONES, Bailey P. 1840-1932
JONES, Sarah P. 1850-1937
JONES, James P. Nov. 17,1873 Oct. 3, 1963
JONES, James B. Aug. 31, 1905 Oct. 19, 1994
JONES, Jessie L.. Dec. 8, 1909 Dec. 2, 1996
formerly a BUSH
21 feet west
CHAFFIN, Nell [HOGAN] Oct. 8, 1890 March 29, 1935
HOGAN, Edith M. July 15, 1913 July 23, 1913
6 feet north
HOGAN, Effie J. Aug. 6, 1886 no death date
HOGAN, Edward F. [Ell] April 1, 1881 Dec. 10, 1917
right 3 feet, foot marker for
HOGAN, Mary A. [FLYNN] ,(wife of John A. HOGAN)
9 feet west is the monument
died Nov. 11, 1909, age 59
HOGAN, John L., father 1888 - 1937
daughter, Aletha B. 1931 - 1932
16 feet due west
OWENS, Jewel N., daughter of Charlie and Verna OWENS, Aug. 2, 1936 Aug. 5,
1936

added on 10/30/00: Ginger, Debbie OWENS SIMMONS has contacted me with a correction for the Hemphill Cem. listings.
Please correct the entry of Jewell OWENS to read that she is the dau of
Charles and Gladys Owens(not Charles and Verna Owens). Thank you!! Cheryl big oak, 6 feet , 12 feet north of it OWENS, Verna J. Jan. 7, 1912 Feb. 1, 1935? unmarked planter marker north edge of previous row due north of Jewel’s grave 6 feet south footmarker of McDERMAN, Elizabeth 1867 - 1952 McDERMAN, John 1864 -1949 9 feet south McDERMAN, Harriet E. Hattie Sept. 23, 1889 Aug. 19, 1955 SWINFORD, Fannie R. A. (footmarker has F.R.A.S.) 1861 -1929 SWINFORD, Ambrose L.., father 1849 -1916 [Howard SWINFORD’s grandfather] 12 feet west of Ambrose, and 9 feet south UNKnown grave, possibly DIXON infant, brother to Mary DIXON RHYMER, buried sometime between 1920-1950 9 feet west, 20 feet north same row, northern boundary UNKnown marker 20 feet south of the DIXON infant, 9 feet west BROWN, Irene April 11, 1874 Nov. 2, 1943 Irene’s is the southern boundary on this row 6 feet north, 12 feet west six unmarked stones 18 feet due north JONES, Jerry Aug. 2 , 1888 Dec. 20, 1904 6 feet north and 4 feet east of Jerry’s grave cluster of unmarked graves, approximately six graves 33 feet west, 4 feet north of Brown’s PEEL, Henry B. Feb. 27, 1842 March 8, 1884, age 43 years, 11 days north 3 feet unmarked grave north 4 feet PEEL, (five letters in the first name)(maybe last 2 letters are “ ar ” ) @1950 by Rottman Funeral Home 30 feet north is a big cedar tree unmarked graves, several small stones 15 feet due west of Henry PEEL footmarker for BELL, J. P. ? or J. B. ? BELL, Joseph Aug. 15, 1836 March 10, 1883 south 9 feet BELL, Charles H. son of J.B. and Ellie BELL May or March 29, 1871 Aug. 8, 1886-1889? 4 feet west is a big tree third grave south to north 9 feet BELL, W.F. April 9, 1859 Nov. 10, 1881 3 feet north BELL, James P. , son of J.B. and Ellie BELL Jan. 19, 1860 or 1863 Jan. 17, 1889

Ginger Hayes

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