Corbin Cemetery

This abandoned Cemetery is located in the North East corner of the South West Quarter of Section 30 in Truro Township, Knox County, Illinois. It is East of Spoon River on the south side of U.S. Route 150.

Butt, Alvertis ~ born 01 Feb 1849 in Knox County IL; died 08 Dec 1863 in Knox County IL; son of Stewart & Elizabeth Ann (Lambert) Butt
Butt, Stewart McLung ~ born 1822 in Greenbrier County WV; murdered 05 Oct 1850 in Peoria County IL
Corbin, Henry J. ~ died 22 Dec 1870; age 59yrs. 9 mo. 11 days
Corbin, Olive ~ wife
Farster, Sarah ~ died 13 May 1858; age 35yrs.
Farster, Milton ~ died 13 May 1858; age 6yrs.; son
Other stones buried and unreadable.

Note: Henry J. Corbin and wife, Olive came to Knox County, Truro Township, from South Carolina and settled on Section 29 and 30 in the 1840's.

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

Updated 26 Jan 2020 with thanks to DeLories Robinson-Vaughn for Butt entries. Note: A lot of years ago I had their headstones raised from the ground and they are easily read as if they were new.

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