Family Cemetery, Hadley Township
NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK

Headstones as referenced1 by Helen McWorter Simpson in her book Makers of History:

    On Sunday, April 26 of this year (1964) . . . The markers for "Free Frank" and "Free Lucy" were uncovered, as were those for Solomon, Louise, Sarah, Francis, Squire and Commodore McWorter; Christena and Myrtle Watts; Louisa Walker Wright; Letter Walker, Mary, Lucy Ann and Luebet Vond; Moses Wagner. James Washington was buried near the front entrance. He was the last one to be buried there. We copied all the inscriptions which were decipherable, as follows:

FRANKE McWORTER
d. Dec. 18, 1855
aged 77 y., 27 d.
LUCY McWORTER
wife of F. McWorter
born in 1771
d. Aug. 23, 1870
SQUIRE McWORTER
d. Dec 18, 1855
aged 36 y., 3 m.
FRANCIS McWORTER
d. June 21, 1851
aged 46 y., 9 m.
SOLOMON McWORTER
d. Jan. 7, 1879
aged 63 y., 11 m., 3 d.
COMMODORE McWORTER
d. Mar. 15, 1855
aged 32 y., 11 m., 12 d.
LOUISA WALKER
wife of John W. Wright
b. Feb. 11, 1846
d. Jan. 1, 1873 (or 1878)
SARAH McWORTER
d. Mar. 22, 1891
aged 77 y.
(on stone: "She was the mother of six children. All are dead but Commodore and Hiley.")
LUCY ANN VOND
wife of Ansel
b. Sept. 22, 1825
d. Apr. 17, 1902
LETTIE WALKER
daughter of  J. & L.
d. May 28, 1862
aged 16 y.
MOSES WAGNER
b. Aug 22, 1815
d. March 9, 1880
aged 64 y., 6 m., 17 d.
MARY VOND
b. Mar. 7, 1859
d. Oct. 10, 1875
CHRISTENA WATTS
wife of Otis Watts
b. April 23, 1892
d. Feb. 16, 1916
MYRTLE G.
their daughter
b. Dec. 7, 1914
d. Sept 8, 1915
LUEBET M.
b. Aug 4, 1864
d. Oct. 6, 1875
 

JUDY ARMSTEAD
b. May 13, 1800
d. Mar. 12, 1906
aged 105 y., 10 m.

 

1 Free Frank McWorter, The Town of Philadelphia Pike County, Illinois, by Grace E. Matteson, Pittsfield, ILL., pgs. 31-34.