Bowlesburg Cemetery
 
The Bowlesburg cemetery grave stone photographs in this section were submitted by Sandra Lee Elkins Juhl RNBSC  Cemetery walk throughs and photographs of each grave stone is a huge amount of work. Sandra's submissions of the Bowlesburg cemetery photographs and transcription is greatly appreciated.  
 
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BOWLESBURG CEMETERY TRANSCRIPTIONS
 
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP, SILVIS, ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS, USA
WALKED CEMETERY ON  19 MARCH 2009
PARTIAL PHOTOS BY, MICHAEL DEAN MCCOY II
PARTIAL TRANSCRIPTION BY, SANDRA LEE ELKINS JUHL, (sljuhl1234@yahoo.com) Moline, Rock Island, IL.
NELLIE M.  AHLFORTH  1886 - 1923 
GOLDIE ALLISON  1889 - 1924 
MINNIE BENSON BROWNING  1888 - 1966
JOHN BENSON  1883 - 1939
MARGARET BOWDEN  1832 - 1907
BROWN  (at top)  MARY HUNTER BROWN  JAN. 30, 1874  OCT. 26, 1961    JOHN C.  SEPT. 30, 1884  MAR. 7, 1961 
BERTHA M. DOPLER  1878 - 1882 
MARGARET A. DOPLER  1875 - 1892 
FANNIE DOPLER   1865 - 1966 
JOSEPH E. DOPLER  1861 - 1934
MILLIE D. DOPLER  1884 - 1898 
MOTHER EBOL DOPLER COOK  1899 - 1938 
FATHER  (at top)  JESS COOK  1889 - 1966 
DOPLER  (at top)  DWIGHT  1903 - 1984   DOROTHY  1909 - 1997  DONNIE  1941  INFANT SON  1945 
F   (at top)  FLAGG  (at bottom)
NATHANIEL BLOOD  1799 - 1873    CLARINDA  HIS WIFE  1806 - 1865  JANE COMBS  1778 - 1856 (east side)
FRANKLIN FLAGG  1822 - 1872.  SUSAN C.  HIS WIFE  1817 - 1893.  (south side)
SAMUEL LATHROP,  1806 - 1856.  JANE C.  HIS WIFE  1814 - 1876.  WILLIAM M.  SON OF S. & J.C. LATHROP  1857 - 1860.  EMMA J. DeVERE, 1851 - 1877. 
SARAH L. GALBRAITH  1853 - 1946 
G (at top)  WM GILES  BORN FEB. 28, 1814  DIED FEB. 25, 1895; GILES (at bottom)
MOTHER  (at top)  LILLY C. GIRT  1895 - 1983 
GRIFFIN (at top)  GEORGE W GRIFFIN 1834 - 1913  PRISCILLA C. HIS WIFE 1833 - 1920  THEIR SONS  ALFRED  1859 - 1861  GROVE 1875 - 1877 
GRIFFIN  (monument stone knocked off of foundation) 
BERT  1899 - 1907    PEARL  1904  - 1905    INFANT  1896 
NELLIE 1879  - 1881   CORA  1878   MOTHER SARAH 1851 - 1931 
FATHER ASBURY C. 1843 - 1933   
ASBURY GRIFFIN CO. F 69 ILL. INF. (military stone)
MINNIE M. GRIFFIN  1875 - 1959   JOSEPH F. GRIFFIN  1871 - 1956
CORPL  JOHN GRIFFIN CO. K 129 ILL. INF. (military stone)  
RILEY GRIFFIN  1839 - 1914
GRIFFIN (at top)  JOHN FINLEY  1805 - 6, JAN. 1860   JANE GILES  1810 - 1871   (flat stone)
GRIFFIN (at top)  ROY E.  AUG. 6, 1908  JULY 8, 1992    WINIFRED E.  MAY 16, 1912  NOV. 28, 1986   ⁄⁄ JANICE A.  OCT. 18, 1938  (separate flat stone)
GRIFFIN (at top)  LLOYD A.  NOV. 20, 1906  JUNE 30, 1993    RUTH E.  FEB. 7, 1910  FEB. 13, 1993 
GEORGE W. GRIFFIN  MAY 2, 1902  NOV. 14, 1960 
MARY JANE DAU. OF L. A. & R. E. GRIFFIN  MAR. 22, 1942  (dau. of Lloyd A. & Ruth E. Griffin)
HUNTER  (at top)  ASBURY L.  1870 - 1949   REBECCA J.  1877 - 1949
ELWOOD HUNTER  1913 - 1927 
1909  CLIFFORD L. HUNTER  1946 
MARGARET A. HUNTER  1859 - 1920 
HUNTER  (at top)  RAYMOND C.  JAN. 13, 1897  JULY 6, 1974    MARGARET M.  FEB. 28, 1896  NOV. 5, 1987
 
HUNTER  (at top)  NATHANIEL G. HUNTER   DEC. 18, 1831 - MAY 1, 1908     SARAH J. HUNTER  DEC. 3, 1846 - MAY 15, 1937 
NATH'L  HUNTER  CO. A  37 ILL. INF.  GAR MARKER 595 (military stone)    
CARL M. HUNTER  BORN JAN. 15, 1859  DIED DEC. 24, 1918 (side of monument)   HORACE HUNTER  BORN MAR. 15, 1828  DIED MAR. 14, 1885  (front of monument) 
H. L. H., HORACE, CARL, WILLIAM  (four small stones next to monument)
IN LOVING MEMORY  (at top)  BONNIE I. HUNTER   JAN. 26, 1937  APR. 20, 1995  BELOVED MOTHER FOREVER IN MY HEART 
“MOM”  (at top)  GOLDIE I. HUNTER  1913 - 1963
“DAD”  (at top)  LEONARD J. HUNTER  1902 - 1966 
ROBERT L. HUNTER  DEC. 1, 1900    MAR. 18, 1977 
HUNTER  (top of stone)  MERRITT E. HUNTER  NOV. 21, 1857 - May 18, 1940     OLIVE C., HIS WIFE  JUNE 14, 1864 - APR. 16, 1914 
P (at top) PARK  (title)  ANDREW PARK  1839 - 1925  JOANNA HIS WIFE 1844 - 1912  AGNES E. PARK 1879 - 1880  GRANDMOTHER CATHERINE HUNTER 
ANDREW PARKS CPL. CO. H  37 ILL. INF.   (next to above stone)
IRVING A. PARK  1869 - 1913.  EFFIE E. HIS WIFE  1869 - 1847  PARK (at bottom)
RAY T. SON OF I. .A. & E. E. PARK 1895 - 1909 (son of  Irving & Effie Griffin Park)
MYRTLE M. PARK  MAY 2, 1894  JAN. 22, 1977
HAZEL M. PARK  SEPT. 4, 1897  AUG. 11, 1978 
PARK  (at top)  Father ELLIOTT H.  1867 - 1930  Mother  LILLY DELL  1870 - 1954 
MAUDE M. PARK  1877 - 1938
ROBERT J. PARK  1875 - 1958
(monument) ELSWORTH E.  SON OF E & A PARK   DIED  OCT. 7, 1881  AGED 10 MO  27 DS
ANN WIFE OF EDWARD PARK  DIED NOV. 17, 1880  AGED 40 YEARS 6 MO  23 DS
EDWARD PARK  DIED MAR. 7, 1881  AGED 49 YEARS 11 MO 29 DS
PARK (at bottom of monument)
BABY  E & A PARK  DIED AUG. 23, 1874 OR 1884 AGED 3 YS. 7 MS. (small stone propped against monument)
BABY PARK  (believed to be a child of E & A Park)
AMANDA PARK  1880 - 1934  (child of E & A Park)
EDWARD PARK  1878 - 1939  (child of E & A Park) 
MARIE PARK  1911 - 1912  (child of E & A Park)
DAUGHTER  (unknown, but near the above stones)
DARLING (at top)  LINA M. PARK  1904 - 1904 
ANDREW T. PARK  AUGUST 7, 1904  AUGUST 1, 1992 
PAUL JOSEPH PARK  OCTOBER 9, 1906  APRIL 4, 1967  FATHER OF EDNA, PAULINE AND MARY DELL 
PARK  (at top)   DAVID D.  JAN. 5, 1909  JULY 25, 1984    VIOLET M.  OCT. 9, 1909  OCT. 27, 2004 
MAVERICK W. POSTON  1854 - 1916 
FREELOVE POSTON  1856 - 1944
RUTH GRIFFIN SHEESE  MAY 6, 1906  FEB. 27, 1984 
CORA B. SILL  1881 - 1955  MOTHER
LEONARD M. SMITH  1878 - 1946
LEONARD M. SMITH JR.  1902 - 1967 
(Cross at top with a circle around it)  ROMEO L. WITHERSPOON  ILLINOIS  SGT  CO. D  313  ENGINEERS WORLD WAR I   SEPT. 11, 1895 - MARCH 22, 1965 + American Legion Flagholder
(flat stone next to Merritt Hunter stone)
MARTHA WITHERSPOON  JUNE 28, 1897  MAY 1, 1980 
WITHERSPOON  (at top)  JOHN R.  DEC. 30, 1903  APR. 30, 1979    IRENE S.  JULY 28,  1906  DEC. 2, 1996 
WITHERSPOON  (at top)  JOHN L.  1858 - 1936    ANNA  1868 - 1947