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Located about 3 1/2 miles west of the town of Edwards, Peoria County, Illinois on private property about 1/4 mile north of State Route 8. The only access is on a gravel driveway extending about 1/2 mile east from "Cut-Off Road" off Route 8. It once was a publicy registered cemetery but no one has been buried there since about 1915. There are 20-30 people buried there but most of the graves are marked only with plain limestone slabs. The people buried there are primarily connected with the Slane family, with several related families such as LaFollette and Gillham. Current owners of the property and residents who live just east of the cemetery - Doctor Steven & Teresa Schell. They can be contacted at (309) 258-1427 (Dr Schell) or (309) 258-1426 (Teresa Schell). Custodian of the cemetery until 2008 when the Schell family built a home next to the cemetery - Melvin Slane from Peoria, IL (309) 691-1827.
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