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Equality Village Cemetery, Gallatin Co.

Cemetery is located in the village of Equality and is in a 2 block area. Equality Twp. T9S R8E, Section 17. From information given me there are about 80 veterans buried here from War of 1812 down to the present war in Vietnam. There is a very large oak tree in the W central part under which soldiers in the earlier wars were mustered into service.
 
McLean, (McClain) Nancy E. 1836-1904
Daughter of Nicholas & Eleanor Decker Purcell
wife of Frank McLean (McClain)
(Note: Frank should be buried here as well)
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Flanders, Abiel
Born and Died Gallatin Co. 1834
son of Abner & Debra Flanders
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Nicholas Powers Flanders
b. New Hampshire 1814
Son of Christopher Paige Flanders & Sally Powers
d. November 16, 1847, Gallatin Co. Illinois
Married, Adliza Hall
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Apphia Flanders
b Concord, N.H. d. 1801-1854 Gallatin Co. Illinois
Daughter of, Abner  & Sarah Chandler Flanders
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James C. Flanders
1852-1854
son of Charles G. & Sarah Hargrave Flanders
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Abner Flanders 1790‑1878
Son of  Abner  &  Sarah Chandler Hargrave
Husband of Debra/Deborah Hill
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Deborah/Debra Hill Flanders 1794~?
w/o Abner 11, Flanders
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George W. Flanders
b in Tioga Co. N.Y. 1821‑1861
son of Abner & Deborah
His Wives:
1, Elizabeth Proctor 1823-1851
~Elizabeth is buried with Infant Son Samuel~
Married: 6 Feb 1845  probably Equality, Gallatin Co, IL
2. Lucy H. TOWLE 1833‑1855 wife of G. W.
Married: 12 Mar 1854 in Gallatin Co, IL
3. Martha Purcell b. Dec 24, 1832, d. April 24, 1905
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Dorastus L. Flanders 1855-1904
Son of Charles G. & Sarah Hargrave Flanders
wife Martha Lou 1858‑1954 (Martha L. Carnahan or Moore)
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Alvin R. Flanders 
1893-1918
Son of Dorastus & Martha Moore Flanders
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Fred F. Flanders 
1890‑1923
Son of Dorastus & Martha Moore Flanders
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Charles G. Flanders 
1828-1879
Son of Abner & Debra Hill Flanders
Father of Dorastus L., &  Erma 1898-
Husband of Sarah Hargrave
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Oscar Peabody Flanders
1860~1938
Son of Charles G. & Sarah Hargrave Flanders
h/o 1. Lucy McClain &  2. Hester Blair
(Lucy & Hester should be buried here as well.)
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Elizabeth A. Proctor Flanders
1868~1896
Father: William S. Proctor
Mother: Mary Biggerstaff
Marriage: Abner Flanders b: 1866 in Gallatin Co, IL. (Civil War Veteran)
Married: 9 Jun 1892 in Gallatin Co, IL
(Abner should be buried here also)
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Percil, (Purcell) Lewis
1827‑1885
Son of Nicholas & Eleanor Decker Purcell 
wife Mary Elizabeth Flanders Purcell 1833‑??
son William Lewis 1872‑1876
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Hargrave, James R.
1827-1905
wife Sarah  1832-1875  (Listed Below)
son Charlie 1853-1858­
Lucy Carroll Docker Hargrave
2nd Wife of J. R. (Cannot read Dates)
I think James is another Son of George B. & Lucinda McHenry Hargrave
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William McHenry Hargrave
Son of George B. & Lucinda McHenry Hargrave
March 23, 1823 ~ August 27, 1899
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Rachael Ann Hargrave
1869~1945
Have not Identified this person.
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Anna L. Hargrave
b. October 26, 1863, d. September 12, 1870
Daughter of, Willis Brown & Sarah Craw Hargrave
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Lucy Carroll Hargrave
b. February 20, 1827, d. January 29, ____
2nd. Wife of James R. Hargrave, 1st. Husband, Robert Docker
Sarah E. Hargrave
1832-1875
Wife of James R. Hargrave
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Davenport, Abner F.
1844-1916
Son of Sarah Flanders & Randall William Davenport
wife Emily 1848‑1929
children:
Francis 1884‑1887 & Charles F. 1889‑1945
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Towles, Lewis 1808- ?
wife Adaline 1819‑1863
Parents of Lucy Towle (w/o Geo. Flanders)
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Hargrave, Willis Brown
1825‑1893, 
Son of George B. & Lucinda McHenry Hargrave 
Wife Sarah Ann Craw 1831-1888,
Son, George 1868-1869
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General Willis Hargrave
1764-August 10, 1846
Son of William Sr. & Unknown Bishop
Married Jane Brown
 
GARRETT Cemetery
Sometimes known as Purcell or Payne. Located in North Fork
Twp. Section 33, T8S R8E. It is SE oŁ the Tom Couser home in the W center of NW1/4 of the section.

Purcell, Nicholas d 184? (no stone)
h/o Eleanor Decker
Father of Nancy Purcell McClain & Lewis Purcell
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LEAVEL HILL

McLain, Jess M. 1854-1924,
Callie D. 1867-1919,
Bertha 1896-1900
Bessie b&d 1899,
Charles V. 1891-1895
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ELMWOOD CEMETERY

Purcell, Arthur C.
1882-1945,
Eva 1886-
James Allen 1861-1912,
Married Anna Wiseheart

Orville W. 1885-1913 son
Muriel Inez 1890-19--,
Charles 1859-1947,
wife Nellie 1868-1958
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HARGRAVES Family Cemetery located 1/2 mile E of Pool home on road going N out of Equality. Only 2 markers found and there should have been several from reports. Equality Twp. Section 4, T9S R8E.
Hargrave, Cynthia Ann (Flanders)
d 1855 age 28 yrs.
Father: Abner FLANDERS
Mother: Deborah HILL
Mary E. 1839-1857
both were wives of Wm. McHenry Hargrave
~Note: November 18, 2005. Per e-mail message from Cally Lence:
The Hargrave Cemetery, near the Hargrave Farm was moved to Peabody/Gibsonia Cemetery by the coal company in the 1980's.
NOTE:  Gibsonia (Unincorporated)
Located near the IL 1 bridge over Eagle Creek northwest of Saline Mines~
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POPLAR CEMETERY
Flanders, Judge Harry J. 1896‑68,
married 1934 to Bernice Porter 1903­
Son of Oscar Peabody & Hester Blair Flanders
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JONES CEMETERY

HARGRAVE, Lorenzo 1839‑1913

Son of Hezekiah & Caroline Findley Hargrave
Brother of Sarah Hargrave
w. Artemissa (Blackman) 1834‑1920,
Married: 25 Dec. 1860 , Saline, Illinois
Louella 1866‑1950
son Frank 1887‑1966
Aunt Minnie 1870-­1961
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Andrew Lorenzo HARGRAVE
son of Lorenzo D. Hargrave and Artemissa Blackman Hargrave.
Andrew married Flora B. Scroggins on February 18, 1886, in Saline County, Illinois.
Flora,  1866-1930 his wife, and Mark, 1889-1955 his son
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McClain, J. S.
1st Ill. Cavalry
Civil War
b. Unknown
d. Unknown
Buried: Equality Village Cemetery

Flanders-Civil War Burials in Illinois:
 
Pvt C. H. Flanders
d. Aug. 9, 1863
Buried: Mound City National Cemetery
 
Pvt. N. N. Flanders
d. Feb. 17, 1864
Buried: Mound City National Cemetery
 
Samuel Hargrave
Civil War, 48th. Illinois Infantry
Buried: Old Cemetery, Carmi, White Co. Illinois
 
Thomas Hargrave
Civil War, 48th. Illinois Infantry
Buried: Old Cemetery, Carmi, White Co. Illinois 
 

 

 

 
 

Dedicated to the decsendants of Steven Flanders