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MILL CREEK CEMETERY


Mill Creek Cemetery: Located southeast of Chester, Illinois, on old Murphysboro and Chester Road, or south of Steeleville eight miles and three miles south of Winehill, Illinois, Randolph County.

 

John C Johnson 1799 1851 web.JPG (90185 bytes) 

John C. Johnson

Born Mar. 15, 1799  Died April 26, 1851  Aged  52 Yr. 1 Mo. 11 D.

 

Appy Johnson 1801 1878 web.JPG (53292 bytes)

Appy Johnson

Born Dec. 18, 1801  Died Aug. 17, 1878  Age 76 Years, 7 Mos, 29 Dys.

 

W B Tatum 1820 1881 web.JPG (53658 bytes)

W. B. Tatum

Co. F. 154 Ill. Inf.

 

Emily Johnson Tatum 1823 1894 web.JPG (52607 bytes)

Emily Tatum ( Johnson )

Born Nov. 23, 1823  Died  Mar. 21, 1894  Aged 70 yrs, 3 mos, 28 ds.

 

Calloway C Tatum 1847 web.JPG (68236 bytes)

Calloway C. ( Tatum )

Son of W. B. & E. Tatum

Born June 10, 1847  Died July 13, 1 ( The rest of the date has broken )

 

Thomas M Tatum 1849 1852 web.JPG (59106 bytes)

Thomas M. ( Tatum )

Son of W. B. & E. Tatum

Born Feb. 3, 1849  Died July 21, 1852

 

Franklin C Tatum 1854 1859 web.JPG (85061 bytes)

Franklin C. ( Tatum )

Son of W. B. & E. Tatum

Born June 20, 1854  Died Feb. 10, 1859

 

William J Tatum 1858 1861 web.JPG (69636 bytes)

William J. ( Tatum )

Son of W. B. & E. Tatum

Born Nov. 4, 1858  Died May 16, 1861

 

Seth R Tatum 1861 1873 web.JPG (56892 bytes)

Seth R. ( Tatum ) 

Son of W. B. & E. Tatum

Born Feb. 17, 1861  Died Mar. 7, 1873

 

 

Tatum markers Mill Ck 2web.JPG (74123 bytes)

Overall view of the Tatum grave stones.

 

 

The above Tatum stones are all alike with a dove of peace at top except for William B. Tatum's, which is military.

 


 

A special thanks to Patricia Tatum Brand in collecting and providing this information.