Cadwell Cemetery

Located in the South West Quarter of the North East Quarter of Section 11 in Truro Township, Knox County, Illinois

Will of John Cadwell dated February 18, 1880. Knox County Court House Volume 112 page 153, #99276:

"I do hereby reserve a spot known as the Family Burial Place not to exceed one-half acre, the amount discretionary with the Executor. The same lot is to be fenced in a good and substantial manner and otherwise kept in good repair during the Executors term of Office."
Cadwell, John P.; born 6 Jan 1806; died 31 Mar 1880; "Our Father", born near Hartford, Conn.

Cadwell, Mary E.; born 1815; died 20 Jan 1874; wife; age over 58 yrs.

Cadwell, Elvira; born ???; died 10 Mar 1859; age 19yrs. 3 mo. 11 days

Porter, Philip; born ???; died 19 Sep 1845; age 61yrs. 11 mo. 11 days
Porter, Nancy; born ???; died 16 Oct 1843; age 59yrs. 2 mo. 16 days
(Parents of Mary E. Cadwell)

Fulkerson, Sophronia; born ???; died 28 Sep 1877; age 19yrs. 1 mo. 16 days

Cadwell, James W.; born 5 Mar 1835; died 19 Dec 1893
Note: His body was removed to the Williamsfield Cemetery in 1911 or 1912.

John Cadwell's youngest daughter Melinda C. married a John Nehemiah Gale and some of this family is also buried here.

Transcriber's Note: The DAR. does not give the members of the Gale family buried here.

Transcribed by Michael A. Murdock with permission from the Illinois DAR.

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