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Granville Cemetery (Original)
Hennepin St. and Hawkins St. (SW Corner)
Granville
Putnam County
Illinois  USA
Postal Code: 61326

Cemetery notes and/or description:
The Granville Cemetery (Original), Hennepin and Hawkins Sts., Granville, Illinois, eventually fell into disuse after 1863, when the second Granville Cemetery, also located on Hennepin St., Granville, Illinois, was established. At that time, some remains were disinterred, and then reinterred at the second, and much larger, Granville Cemetery. However, some graves were undisturbed and, apparently, additional burials did occur in this first cemetery.

Over time, the majority of the remaining markers have greatly deteriorated. Also, most of the markers have been moved from the original graves, placed in stacks, or leaned against trees, presumably to prevent further loss and facilitate upkeep of the grounds. It is likely that an undetermined number of markers are missing from the cemetery. It is unknown whether records of the original Granville Cemetery exist.
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