Cemetery notes and/or description: The cemetery is located about 1 mile east and south of Rayville on Hwy C.
History On October 1, 1884, Newton Parker and Susan, his wife, deeded one and one-fourth acres of land for the sum of one dollar to James Crowley, John Turnage, and William Akers, trustees, for a free burial ground to be known as Jeremiah Crowley Cemetery.
On September 11, 1911, Newton B. Clark, and wife Susan deeded an additional two and three-fourth acres to James M. Francis, Frank B. Clark, and Henry Crowley, trustees. This area was to be laid off in plots and a fee charged for each lot. Deed book 124, page 540 records the following statement - the coal underlying the above described premises together with the rights to mine and remove the same is hereby reserved, but is expressly understood that the surface of said tract of ground is not to be touched or disturbed in the removal of coal.