Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Burial Records

The following burial records were transcribed from the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Records, pp. 441-462. The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is located in Morris, Grundy County, Illinois.

 

Mrs. Mason wife of Soliman Mason died Aug 12, ’59 was buried same 13

July 10, ’61 Mrs. Jennings wife of Patrick Jennings died July 19 & was buried 20.61

July 21 Mrs. Doyle wife of Michael Doyle was buried July 22.61

Sept 15, 1861 Kate Oaks daughter of Patrick was buried same day & date

Sept 30, 1861 Joseph Murphy age about 54 years died at Morris & was buried on the 1st October

June 2, 1858 Luke Byrns 43 years old was buried in Morris Catholic Cemetery

Oct 19, 61 James Dayly died & was buried in Morris Catholic Cemetery age about 60 years

Oct 23 James Costello died Apr 4 & was buried in the Catholic Cemetery age 63 years

Nov 8 John McCartny age 10 years & son of Jn McCartney was buried Sept 1861

Mrs. James Rierdon (Reardon) died Nov 16, 1856 and was buried in Morris Catholic cemetery Nov 1-1856

Edward Joseph O’Connor was buried in Morris Catholic Cemetery May 26, 1860, Redeolia Monaghen buried in same lot

January 27, 1862 Mrs. Anne Reilly wife of John Reilly was buried in Morris Catholic Cemetery age 54

Hugh McTague has paid for a single lot.

Patrick Conry/Conory was buried June 5, 1861 aged about 60 years

John Sullivan was buried on the 21 of July 1862 age about 22 years

Sept 8, 1862 Patrick Lamb has buried child Zola has a single lot paid on it

Mr. Topper & son was buried on 1 of November 1859

Nov 24 was buried in Morris Cemetery Mrs. Coss wife of Wm. Coss

Dec 18 I buried Hugh Gormen/Gorman in the Catholic Cemetery aged about 40 years

January 11, 1863 Mrs. Tery died at Ottawa & was intern at Morris, sister in law of Father Tery (in border is written Anne Terry)

Michael Jorndan/Jondan (?) was buried in the Catholic Cemetery aged about 45 years

Edward Barry was buried in the Catholic Cemetery 31 Mach 1863 aged about 18 years

April 26, 1863 Mrs. Ellen Cunan/Curan was buried in the Morris Catholic Cemetery about 45 years

Anna Catherine Comerford aged 4 weeks was buried in Morris Cemetery

April 26, 1863 James Mulary (?) was buried in the Catholic Cemetery his age 21 years

June 9 Patrick McGuan was intered in the Catholic Cemetery his age about 50

Patrick McAlister was buried in the Catholic Cemetery about one year

December 1860 May Henessy wife of Daniel Madden was buried in the Catholic Cemetery age about 30 years

On the 24 of July 1860 William Henessy aged about 62 years was buried in the Catholic Cemetery

1855 James Glennen/Glinner was buried in the Catholic Cemetery aged about 43 years

1863 Mrs. Ellen Kane wife of Michael Kane was buried in the Catholic cemetery July 28.63 aged 52 years

1864 Feb 23 Margaret O Connel age 43 years wife of William Termel/Tennel (?) was buried in the Cemetery (lot paid by Patrick Nolan)

Dan Madison has paid for a lot in the Cemetery 22×22 feet & has his children buried there

May Gormly daughter of P. Gormly was buried in the Catholic burying ground, aged eight years & ten months

All above entries signed by M. Lyons

Margaret Harney daughter of P. Harney was buried in the Catholic burying ground aged three years & four months

1865 Hugh Gallegher was buried in the Catholic cemetery age 6 months

Thimothy Dempsy was buried in Catholic Cemetery in April 1857 age 9 months

Thimothy Donivan was buried in Catholic Cemetery Feb 28, 1865, age 19 years

Catherine Madden was buried in the Catholic Cemetery Nov 18, 1857 aged 70 years

Bridget____ was buried Sept 27, 1865 aged about three years

Ellen Barry was buried in Sept 1865 aged 76 years. Lot paid for by Richard Barry.

Mrs. possibly Moran/Murnan wife of James Moran/Murnan was buried in the Catholic Cemetery in Nov 1866, aged 60 years

Mrs. Bermingham has paid $5.00 for a half Lot in the Catholic cemetery for a grave for her husband who died Jan 5, 1866, Aged about 50 years

Jan 25 Edward Kelly has paid Five Dollars for a half Lot in the Catholic Cemetery (page dated 1866)

Jan 30 Mr. Murrey of Lisbon paid me Three Dollars for a Single grave in the Catholic Cemetery of Morris

March 10 Brian O’Brine paid me Five Dollars for a half Lot in the Catholic Cemetery of Morris

March 10 Mrs. McTige (probably McTague) paid me five Dollars for a half Lot in the Catholic Cemetery of Morris

June 3 Mrs. David Laherty paid me five Dollars for a half Lot in the Catholic Cemetery of Morris

Oct 13 Wm Kane paid for a half Lot in the Catholic Cemetery of Morris

Dec 8 Mr (Wm) Baker (?) paid me five Dollars for a half Lot in the Catholic Cemetery of Morris

Jan 4, 1868 Owen Kane paid me five Dollars for a half Lot in the Catholic Cemetery in Morris

Jan 18 Mrs. Hugh Carlin paid me ten Dollars for a full Lot in the Catholic Cemetery in Morris

June 2 James McGenly/McGinley paid ten Dollars for a whole lot in the Catholic Cemetery in Morris

Above entries signed by Thomas Ryan, rector

Feb 25, 1875 Mrs. John Carney pd. $3 for single grave

April 15, 1875 Recd $5 for 1/2 lot from John Lasness

Jan 14, 1876 Jas. Barr pd $5 for 1/2 a lot

March 10, 1877 Patrick Masterson pd $5 for 1/2

July 3, 1881. Died Patrick Delohery. New Cemetery

April 21, 1882. Died Anne (Curten) Wash (should be Anne Curtin Walsh)

April 27, 1882. Died Lawrence Walsh. New Cemetery age 73

May 7, 1882. Died Henry Crossen. New Cemetery age 52

May 16, 1882. Died Mrs. James Reardon. Old Cemetery

May 24, 1882. Died Francis Patrick. New Cemetery age 9 months

Above entries signed by F W. Smyth

Mt. Carmel cemetery was consecrated by Archbishop Feehan of Chicago Sept 23, 1886 J. A. Hemlock, Rector

Sept 27, 1882. Died Mrs. Bridget Boyle. New Cemetery

March 16, 1883. Mrs. Christina Carolan age 63. Old Cemetery

March 16, 1883. Michael Donnelly, age 50. New Cemetery

March 17, 1883. Mrs. Monond, of old age

Nov 10, 1883. The remains of Mrs. John Ward who died in August of chronic peritonitis, aged 48, were transferred to the new cemetery (from vault)

Nov 25, 1883. J. Shaffer, buried in February died at Washington House, Morris, of pneumonia, age 65. Buried in New Cemetery. Note: During his last moments J. Shaffer was asked if he wished to see a priest, and he answered that he did not. I could find noone to testily to his catholicity and after which testimony I did not judge of sufficient importance to admit the remains into the church. The remains were taken to the Lutheran church, and buried in the New Cemetery.

Jan 14, 1884. Sarah Foley, died at Mt. Pleasant, (illegible) of congestion of the brain aged 23 years 6 mos and 17 days, buried Jan 14, New Cemetery

Jan 20. Mat. W. Kean died in Yorkville of acuste phthesic aged 31 years. Buried Jan 20, 1884 in New Cemetery

Jan 27. Mrs. Ellen Kenrick died in Morris of cancer aged 60 years, buried Jan 27, 1884 in New Cemetery.

Feb 25. L. Werner died in Morris of meningitis aged 2 years buried Feb 25, 1884 in New Catholic Cemetery

March 9 Peter Nolan died in Morris of consumption, aged 41 years, buried March 9, 1884 in New Catholic Cemetery.

Mar. 29. Margt Conley died in Morris of heart disease, aged 69 years, buried March 29, 1884 in New Cemetery.

Apr 16. Mrs. Catharine Reardon, wife of Con Reardon, died in Erienna of Septicemia Apr 26

James Cunnea, died in Morris of heart disease, buried April 26, 1884 in New Cemetery

Aug 10. Artemus J. Simmons, died in Morris of Cholera Infantum, aged 1 yr & 14 days, buried Aug 10, in New Cemetery

Aug 25. Catharine Dedrick, died in Morris Aug 23 of heart dropsy Aged 59 years, buried Aug 25, 1884

Sept 23. John McCarthy died in Morris of Septicemia, aged 47 years, buried Sept 23, 1884 in New Cemetery

Oct 2. A. Metzger died in Morris of carcinoma Aged 54 years buried Oct 2 in New Cemetery

Nov 22. Mrs. Jane Riley died in Morris of chronic Alcoh. buried Nov 22, 1884 in New Cemetery

Nov 26. Esther Chrismann died in Chicago of consumption, age 24 years, buried Nov 26, 1884 in New Cemetery

Nov 27. Bal. Carmody, died at St. Angela’s Academy, Morris of asthma, aged 68. Buried Nov 27 in Old Cemetery

Feb 22. Christina Bastnes died in Chicago of pneumonia, aged 47 yrs 3 mos & 2 days, buried Feb 22, 1885 in the New Cemetery

Mar 3. Lawrence Boyle, died in Aux Sable of old age, aged 80 years, buried March 3 in New Cemetery

Apr 5. Patrick Conley died in Morris of Brights Disease, aged 62 years buried Apr 5 in New Cemetery

Apr 14. Mrs. Martin Murray died in Morris of spinal disease, aged 69 years buried April 14, 1885 in New Cemetery

May 24. Margaret Nolan died in Morris of congestion of the lungs, aged 1 mon 7 days

July 19. Louis Kenaka died in Morris of Uremic poisoning, aged 60, buried July 19, 1885 in New Cemetery

July 22. Mrs. Bridget Nolan, wife of Patrick Nolan, died in Aux Sable of Myocarditis Aged 55 years, buried July 22, 1885

Aug 5. Johanna Garbult died in Morris of Rheumatism, aged 54 buried Aug 5, 1885 in New Cemetery

Aug 4. Michael Scanlan died in Morris of chron. Alc. aged 42 years, buried Aug 4, 1885 in the New Roman Catholic Cemetery

Aug 27. Edward Reel died in Norman of general debility, aged 60 years, buried Aug 27, 1885 in New Cemetery

Sept 30. Michael Tirare (?) died in Chicago of cerebral congestion, aged 39 yrs & 9 mos buried Sept 30, 1885 in New Cemetery

Oct 30. Mrs. Cosgrove died in Seneca of old age-aged 73 yrs 6 mos. buried Oct 30, 1885 in New Cemetery.

Nov 9. Mrs. Hanora Hynds died in Morris of contracted kidney buried Nov 9, 1885 Aged 65 years

Nov 10. Patrick Foley died in Morris of peritonitis Aged 52 years, buried Nov 10, 1885 in New Cemetery

Nov 22. Margaret Donahoe died in Morris of Septicemia, aged 52 years, buried Nov 22 in New Cemetery

Nov 29. Catharine Smith (Mrs.) late of Morris died in Chicago of Jaundice, Aged 48 buried Nov 29 in New Cemetery

Dec 29. Joseph Topper died in Morris Dec 27 of Inflammation of the Bladder, aged 85 years 5 mos & 3 days buried Dec 29, 1885 in New Cemetery

Jan 2. Thomas Cantwell died in Morris of Senility, aged 67 years buried Jan 2, 1886 in New Cemetery

Jan 8. Mary Magner died in Morris of consumption, aged 18 years, buried Jan 8, 1886 in New Cemetery

Jan 19 John Hughes died in Morris of heart troubles, aged 88 years, buried Jan 19, 1886 in New Cemetery

Jan 27 Monica Bechler died in Felix Township of Dropsy, Aged 59 years, buried Jan 27, 1886 in New Cemetery

Jan 25. Mrs. Ann Welsh died in Morris of Bronchitis, aged 60 years, buried Jan 25, 1886

Feb 28. Mrs. McNellis died in Morris of old age, aged 73 years, buried Feb 28, 1886

Feb 29. John Ford died in Morris of cancer aged 65 buried Feb 29, 1886. Old Cemetery

Mar 18. Daniel Hartnett, killed by the C.R.I. & P. R.R. between Morris and Aux Sable on the morning of Mar 18, 1886. The remains were transferred to Chenoa, Ill, for interment.

Apr 9. Mrs. McLanne died in Morris old old age, aged 100 (priest’s emphasis) years, buried April 9, 1886 in New Cemetery

Apr 10. Mrs. James Galligher died in Morris of cancer, aged 58 years buried April 11, 1886 in Old Cemetery.

May. Catharine Hartmett died in Morris May 3, aged about two weeks-buried in Chenoa, Ill.

May 23. Henry Nape died in Morris of cancer in the face, buried in New Cemetery May 23, 1886

Oct 27. Mrs. Ed. McEvilly Died in Saratoga Oct 27 buried Oct 29 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Nov 3 The child of Mrs. Thos. Hynds died Nov 3, buried in (blank) cemetery.

Dec 3. Joseph Humberland, died Dec 3 at St. Angela’s Academy buried Dec 5 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Apr 21, 1887. Rachel Hughes buried Apr 21, 1887 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery (placed in vault Dec 21)

Patrick Oaks died Dec 13, 1886 buried Dec 15, 1886 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Thomas Hynds d. Jan 2, 1887, buried Jan 3, in Old Cemetery

Ann Flannery, d. Jan 8, 1887 buried Jan 10 in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Mrs. Wm Rigney died in Joliet and buried from the Immaculate Conception Church Morris Jan 1887

Joseph Cronn/Cronin drowned in Morris March 21, 1887, buried 22, 1887

Weidner’s child died Apr 8, 1887 buried same day in Mt. Carmel

Sarah McConnelly died Apr 13, buried 14 in Mt Cemetery

George Gross killed at Tolona June 27, 1887, buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery (The above was refused christian Burial at first, but upon due investigation the remains were permiiled to be transferred to the consecrated part of Mt Carmel Cemetery)

James MeGuiley/McGuinley D. (priest started to write d. for died) July 14, 1887, buried Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Joseph Kohnle died July 24, b. (priest started to write b. for buried) in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

B. Connolly d. Aug 8, b. in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Mary Morisson, wife of John Morrison, died in Morris Sept 2(smear), 1887, buried in Mt Carmel Cemetery

Chas Dedrick d. Oct 9, buried in Mt. Cannel Cemetery

Frank McDermott d. Oct 23, 1887, buried in Old Cemetery

Mrs. Mary McNellis, wife of John McNellis, died in Morris Jan 3, 1888, buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Catharine Weidner D. Feb 19, 1888, buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Agnes Ann Murray Jan 8 died of indigestion (child) buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Wm. McCabe’s child d. Feb 13, b. in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

John Shea killed by the C.R.I. & P. R.R. at Moline

Mary Gormley died Apr 16, 1888 b. in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Nellie daughter of James Reardon d. Apr 19 b. in Mt. Carmel

John Welsh, died in Morris May 2, buried in Mt. Carmel

Barbara Gross died in Morris May 20, b. in Mt. Carmel

Blanche, infant daughter of Al Wildey b. in Mt Carmel

Margaret Brady d. July 6, b. in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Ann McEvoy died in Morris July 19, b in Mt. Carmel

Wm. Herlihy died in Erienna July 31, 1888, buried in Mt. Carmel

Harry Barry d. Aug 3, b. in Mt. Carmel

The child of Thos. Garrity Nov 26, buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Nellie Cantwell Dwyer, died in Morris Dec 6, b. in Mt. Carmel

Dan. Dwyer died Dec 30 and buried in Old Cemetery

Michael, son of Thos. Nape d. Feb 1, 1889 – b. in Mt. Carmel

John Meyer d. Feb 1, b. in Mt. Carmel

John Madden, died in Morris Feb 26, 1889, buried in Mt. Carmel

Margaret Harney d. Mar 14, ’89 buried in Mt Carmel Cemetery

John Morrison died in Morris May 14, 1889 buried in Mt. Carmel

Caroline McTague d. July 3, buried in Mt. Carmel

The twins of Chas. & Caroline McTague died soon after the above, and were buried with her

Mary Harvey d. Sept 13 89 buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Esther, daughter of Nicholas Shire d. Sept 14 b. in Mt. Carmel

Above entries signed by J. A. Hemlock – Rector

 

Morris Record of Burials 1856-1899 (pp. 441-462) . Transcribed and submitted by Lea Sharp

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