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BURR OAK CEMETERY - EST ??

Leroy Township, Boone County, Illinois

Burr Oak Cemetery is located on Englehart Rd, 1/4 mile east off Burr Oak Rd [3 mi S of the Wisconsin state line.] Note: Burr Oak Rd runs north off Hunter Rd in Leroy Township. The cemetery lies on the north side of the road. There no doubt were more stones and burials at one time. Even of the names listed at the link below, some no longer have headstones.

The cemetery was walked in early 1980s by Helen Maxwell Williams - an amazing person who has spent many incredible hours researching the entire county. She adds information to the cemetery records that she has uncovered throught census and newspaper archives. Helen has generously given ComPortOne permission to post the information. For the names of those buried in the Burr Oak Cemetery [before 1970] click here. Please be patient - the file is in pdf format.


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View from the road
Monument lying down
Hidden in the brush
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Some stones are standing
Along the fenceline
Heaped in a pile


For the names of those buried in the Burr Oak Cemetery [before 1970] click here. Please be patient - the file is in pdf format.

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