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My Flanders, Hargrave & McClain Families of Illinois

Family Burials In Illinois

Flanders Pioneers of Aneroid Sask. Canada
My Flanders Ancestors
History of Illinois
The Beginning~The Search For Clues
~The Hargrave & Flanders Connection~
Descendants of Sarah Hargrave & Charles G. Flanders
Descendants of John 1. Hargrave
Flanders~Hill Census Information
My Hargrave Ancestors
Descendants of Nicholas Purcell
Bill of the Personal Property & Probate Files of the Estate of Geo B. Hargrave
Revolutionary War Pension Application ~ Abner Flanders
"The Old Slave House" Hickory Hill, Illinois
Slavery in Illinois
Music in Equality
Favorite Family Photos
Family Photos ~ Page 2
~I Remember Mama~
This Page is Dedicated to Our Daughter Shelly Lee Gillihan
Family Profiles
Flanders Obituary Page
Equality Village Cemetery ~Family Tombstone Photos~
~Mama's Obituary~
Family Burials In Illinois
My McClain Family
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) Author
Family Documents Page 1
~Family Documents Page 2~
~Honoring Our Flanders Who Served ~
Honoring Our Hargraves Who Served
McClain Civil War Veterans From Illinois
Family & Friends That I Have Found
The Later Generations

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)
Flanders, Abiel
Born and Died Gallatin Co. 1834
son of Abner & Debra Flanders
Nicholas Powers Flanders
b. New Hampshire 1814
Son of Christopher Paige Flanders & Sally Powers
d. November 16, 1847, Gallatin Co. Illinois
Married, Adliza Hall
Apphia Flanders
b Concord, N.H. d. 1801-1854 Gallatin Co. Illinois
Daughter of, Abner  & Sarah Chandler Flanders
James C. Flanders
son of Charles G. & Sarah Hargrave Flanders
Abner Flanders 1790‑1878
Son of  Abner  &  Sarah Chandler Hargrave
Husband of Debra/Deborah Hill
Deborah/Debra Hill Flanders 1794~?
w/o Abner 11, Flanders
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
Dorastus L. Flanders 1855-1904
Son of Charles G. & Sarah Hargrave Flanders
wife Martha Lou 1858‑1954 (Martha L. Carnahan or Moore)
Alvin R. Flanders 
Son of Dorastus & Martha Moore Flanders
Fred F. Flanders 
Son of Dorastus & Martha Moore Flanders
Charles G. Flanders 
Son of Abner & Debra Hill Flanders
Father of Dorastus L., &  Erma 1898-
Husband of Sarah Hargrave
Oscar Peabody Flanders
Son of Charles G. & Sarah Hargrave Flanders
h/o 1. Lucy McClain &  2. Hester Blair
(Lucy & Hester should be buried here as well.)
Elizabeth A. Proctor Flanders
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)
Percil, (Purcell) Lewis
Son of Nicholas & Eleanor Decker Purcell 
wife Mary Elizabeth Flanders Purcell 1833‑??
son William Lewis 1872‑1876
Hargrave, James R.
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
William McHenry Hargrave
Son of George B. & Lucinda McHenry Hargrave
March 23, 1823 ~ August 27, 1899
Rachael Ann Hargrave
Have not Identified this person.
Anna L. Hargrave
b. October 26, 1863, d. September 12, 1870
Daughter of, Willis Brown & Sarah Craw Hargrave
Lucy Carroll Hargrave
b. February 20, 1827, d. January 29, ____
2nd. Wife of James R. Hargrave, 1st. Husband, Robert Docker
Sarah E. Hargrave
Wife of James R. Hargrave
Davenport, Abner F.
Son of Sarah Flanders & Randall William Davenport
wife Emily 1848‑1929
Francis 1884‑1887 & Charles F. 1889‑1945
Towles, Lewis 1808- ?
wife Adaline 1819‑1863
Parents of Lucy Towle (w/o Geo. Flanders)
Hargrave, Willis Brown
Son of George B. & Lucinda McHenry Hargrave 
Wife Sarah Ann Craw 1831-1888,
Son, George 1868-1869
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

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

Purcell, Arthur C.
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
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~
Flanders, Judge Harry J. 1896‑68,
married 1934 to Bernice Porter 1903­
Son of Oscar Peabody & Hester Blair Flanders

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
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

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