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Harshbarger Cemetery, Haw Creek Township


Harshbarger Cemetery is located in the northwest corner of the southeast quarter of Section 15 in Haw Creek Township


[Contributed by Todd Walter in December 2001.]

THE GRANTOR Joseph Murray and May L. Murray his wife of the Township of Hawcreek in the County of Knox and State of Illinois for and in consideration of One Dollar in hand paid, Convey and Warrant to John ??, Wesley Wise, John Hughs, John A. Wise, and William Caulkins, Trustees of Cemetery known as Harshbarger Cemetery of the Town of Hawcreek, County of Knox and State of Illinois, the following described Real Estate, to-wit: A Lot on the North-West Corner of the South-East Quarter of section Fifteen (15) and described as follows: Commencing on the North-West corner and running South Twelve (12) Rods, thence East Fifteen and one half (15 1/2) rods thence North twelve (12) rods, thence West Fifteen and one half (15 1/2) rods to the place of beginning situated in the County of Knox, in the State of Illinois, hereby releasing and waiving all rights under and by virtue of the Homestead Exemption Laws of this State.

Dated this Twelfth day of June A. D. 1885

Signed, Sealed and Delivered in Presence of  }                 J. D. Murray      {Seal}
Sarah A. Caulkins                                         }                 May L. Murray  {Seal}

                                Samuel Caulkins, Justice of the Peace

Filed for Record the 26th day of October A. D. 1893, at 2:10 o'clock PM.

 

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