Mt. Joy Cemetery

MT JOY CHURCH & CEM

Mt. Joy Church & Cemetery - Photo by Joel M. Robinson.


Readings submitted by Bill Cunningham, December, 1998.

Updates submitted by Joel M. Robinson, February, 1999.

Updates submitted by Carol Neely Patterson, April 2009.

Location: Mt. Joy is on Pleasant Ridge just west of the Pleasant/Greenfield/Macedonia Ridge(s) split.

John S. Simmons donated the land and lumber to build Mt. Joy Christian Church,
and it was built by Sol Higgins in 1876. (Info provided by John Hess Johnson.)

BAKER, Ella - 1882 - 1909

BLAKE, John W - 1864 - 1926
BLAKE, Amanda J - w/o John W - 1867 - (1954)
BLAKE, Nellie M - 1896 - 1912
BLAKE, George W - 11 Apr 1838 - 3 Mar 1907
BLAKE, Imogene - 6 Oct 1926 - 27 Sep 1927
BLAKE, Amanda M - 8 Feb 1856 - 9 Apr 1892
BLAKE, William F - 10 Dec 1886 - 26/6/18
BLAKE, Nathan V - s/o J V & L A - 3 Jan 1892 - 4 wks
BLAKE, Amanda J - d/o J V & L A - 2 Jan 1889 - 23 May 1907
BLAKE, P A - d/o D S & M - 16 May 1881 - 7 Jul (1897)
BLAKE, John V - 1852 - 1934
BLAKE, Lucy A McCardle - w/o John V - 1856 - 1911
BLAKE, Nathaniel - 30 Dec 1892 - 79/2/12
BLAKE, Susannah - 7 Jun 1814 - 1 Jun 1897
BLAKE, Isaac - Dates illegible
BLAKE, Elizabeth - 1860 (?)
BLAKE, Mary G - 1916 - 1916
BLAKE, John W - 1921 - 1923
BLAKE, David S - 1845 - 1913
BLAKE, Mariah - (w/o David S) - 1851 - 1912
BLAKE, Rachel (A) - (w/o Alexander) - 20 Jan 1881 - 17/11/12
BLAKE, Nathanel B - 1869 - 1944
BLAKE, Martha G - 1873 - 1955
BLAKE, Rhoda - w/o Vincent - 18 Apr 1892 - 38/9/9

CAIN, Harry M - 1896 - 1897
CAIN, A marker found in pile of brush - 1881 - 1897

CALVERT, David W - 1859 - 1945
CALVERT, Elizabeth J - w/o David W - 1861 - 1929

CHAMBERS, Encil Glen - 26 Jan 1921 - 16 Dec 1963
CHAMBERS, Cecil E - (1908) - 1972
CHAMBERS, George W - 1885 - 1971
CHAMBERS, Dora B - 1887 - 1968

CLARK, V L - 1867 - (19--)
CLARK, Arminta (Rush) - 1878 - 1924
CLARK, Ruhana - w/o V L - 28 Feb 1897 - 24/4/4

COTTRELL, Nora L - 1905 - 1938

DERROW, Lucy May - 30 Jan 1897 - 11 Dec 1900

DIXON, Infant - s/o J & M - 29 Sep 1858 - (0/11/10)

DUNHAM, Nelson - 1861 - 1927
DUNHAM, Prudence A - w/o Nelson - 9 Apr 1854 - 25 Aug 1898
DUNHAM, Henry W - 9 Mar 1902 - 16 yrs

EMERY, Gracie - w/o S J - 12 Mar 1883 - 20 Nov (1909)
EMERY, Mildred Opal - d/o S J & Gracie - 4 Jan 1908 - 17 Feb 1924

EVANS, Claude - 20 Jan 1909 - 2 Feb 1911

FAIR, Mathias W - No dates - Co E 12th Ill Cal
FAIR, Catherine - (w/o M W) - 4 Jan 1852 - 17 Dec 1885

GILBERT, Alice - d/o J - 15 Jan 1907 - 20 Apr 1912
GILBERT, William W - 1898 - 1960
GILBERT, Jessie W - 1906 - ----
(GILBERT, Christina - d/o J & S Gilbert - 28 Jun 28 1901 - 30 Sep 1901)
(GILBERT, George M - s/o M & ? Gilbert - d 21 Aug 1892 - 26/4/ 28)
(GILBERT, Samantha V - w/o James J Gilbert - 11 Jun 1870 - 30 Mar 1894)
(GILBERT, ? - d/o ? Gilbert - d 16 Aug 1886 - 18/0/28)

JOHNSON, John (F) - s/o L M - 5 Apr 1870 - 14 Feb 1905

KEMP, A E - 1854 - 1919
KEMP, M Eleanor - 1867 - 1939

MASON, (John E) - (14 Jan 1864) - (1 Nov 1895)
MASON, Encil O - (1887) - (1960)
MASON, Infant - s/o Encil & O - 12 Sep 1915 - 12 Sep 1915
MASON, Osce B - 1887 - (1970)
MASON, Elsie Lee Simmons - 26 Jul 1903 - 30 May 1981
MASON, Claude Gibson - 15 Jul 1925 - 31 May 2001 - S Sgt US Marine Corps WWII

MATTHIAS, Mary V - 1907 - 1938

McCAIN, Josephine - w/o William H - (21 Jan 1881) - (28 Aug 1900)

McCARDLE, William - s/o J S & Bertha - 15 Sep 1898 - 5 Mar 1899 -
McCARDLE, Mary - d/o J M & Gracie - 7 Apr 1883 - 16/10/7
McCARDLE, John N - 2 Oct 1823 - (4) May 1891
McCARDLE, Grace - w/o J N - 15 Dec 1892 - 69/1/15

NEELY, Jacob (F) - 1897 - 1964
NEELY, Roxie - 1905 - (1984)
NEELY, Janice Lynn - (13 Nov)1955 - (12 Apr)1956
NEELY, Rachel R - 1904 - 1927
NEELY, Alden Ray - 9 May 1924 - 28 Oct 1924

PYLES, Jessie L - w/o James B - 1896 - 1972
PYLES, James B - 1892 - 1958

(RICHMOND, L E - 1904 - 1909)
RICHMOND, V E - 1900 - 1906
RICHMOND, D M - 1883 - 1885
(One marker in this plot with initials FER)
RICHMOND, Nancy - w/o A N - (10 Apr)1861 - (18 Nov)1899
RICHMOND, Myles - 6 Sep 1886 - 8 Apr 1903
RICHMOND, Ernie J - 3 Jul 1900 - 5/1/11
RICHMOND, Mary - 17 Mar 1810 - 17 Mar 1885
RICHMOND, David E - 16 Jan 1809 - 23 Jan 1884
RICHMOND, Rachel - d/o A Y & N J - 10 Apr 1894 - 2/6/6
RICHMOND, Floyd - s/o H G & S L - 26 Jun 1880 - 3 May 1901
RICHMOND, Arthur - 18 Mar 1894 - 30 Mar 1894
RICHMOND, Eldora J - (w/o W F Richmond) - 11 Sep 1878 - 6 Mar 1890

RUSH, Margaret (J) - w/o J A - 4 Sep 1884 - 23/7/11
RUSH, Josephine - d/o J & M J - 12 Mar 1888 - 4/9/26

SCHERRICK, Charles E. - 09 Jan 1937 - 28 Dec 2000 - married 03 Dec 1955
SCHERRICK, Edna R. (Gilbert) - 03 Oct 1934 - ---- w/o Charles E.

SHRIVER, Emily Richmond - 10 Jul 1849 - 10 Oct 1912

SIVERT, G D - 1845 - 1910
SIVERT, George G - 10 Oct 1864 - 49/10mos
SIVERT, Elizabeth - w/o George G - 4 Sep 1898 - 80/8 mos

SIMMONS, Lydia A (Cain) - w/o John - (31 Jan 1818) - 9 Jul 1882
SIMMONS, John - h/o Lydia - 1815 - 24 May 1892 - age 77
SIMMONS, Thursa - w/o Z M - 1 May 1831 (or 1851?) - 9 Apr 1891
SIMMONS, Ellias - 1839 - 1926
SIMMONS, Nancy Ann - 1842 - 1899
SIMMONS, Robert Lee - 4 May 1866 - 21 Aug 1933
SIMMONS, Dora C - 21 Nov 1870 - 9 Jun 1961
SIMMONS, William Lee "Bill" - 14 Jul 1934 - 28 Oct 1996
SIMMONS, Zervel - (?/o S & Mary - 4 /4/ 5)

WEEKLEY, T B - 1840 - ----
WEEKLEY, Elizabeth - 1848 - 1922
(WEEKLY, B W - 9 Sep 1856 - 4 Feb 1912 ?)

WOOD, Charles - 30 May 1922 - 5 Apr 1958

YOHO, Virginia Bell - d/o Alfred & Caroline - 22 Apr 1883 - 16/0/11

YOHO, Hoadley - 1883 - 1924
YOHO, Blanche - 1883 - 1924
YOHO, Joshua - 13 May 1843 - 14 Feb 1922
YOHO, Sarah (C) Monroe - w/o Joshua - 1 Jun 1849 - 24 Nov (1918)
YOHO, James M - 21 May 1837 - 21 May 1894
YOHO, Mary M - 10 Sep 1839 - 10 Aug 1895
YOHO, Homer R - 29 Nov 1910 - 16 Mar 1928
YOHO, Chester (W) - 30 Jul 1912 - 12 Dec 1924
YOHO, Clarence - 1887 - 1962
YOHO, Anna C - 1892 - 1970
YOHO, Leonard B - s/o Alfred & Caroline - d 23 Mar 1886 - (18/ 9/ 26)

(NOTE from Joel M. Robinson: Rachel Evans Blake, w/o George W. Blake, b. 4 April 1844 d. 16 February 1912, is buried here according to family history and obituary report. There is a sandstone next to George W. Blake's plot.

Approximately 1 dozen sandstone markers and a few unreadable stones in this plot. Could not find Isaac and Elizabeth Blake stones.)


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