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*As of 12.01.2012, this cemetery is complete with names and photos of each tombstone. There are only a couple of tombstones that are unreadable. - Coker
The Homestead Cemetery is located on the site of the Homestead United Presbyterian Church, 1852-1958, just southeast of Coal Valley, Rock Island County, Illinois.
In Coal Valley, from U.S. Route 150, turn south on West 3rd Street. This road turns into 104th Street. At the "Arrowhead Ranch" sign, turn left (east), which is 120th Avenue. Go 1 mile. The cemetery is on the right, past a ranch style house. There is a big tree east of the house near the road; on the other side is a gravel/grass driveway.
Names found in this cemetery are:
Bailey, Blackstock, Brehmer, Brown, Campbell, Carey, Caughey, Cooper, Craig, Donnan, Ewart, Ferguson, Forgie, Gilbraith, Grant, Guinty, Hanna, Harper, Harsha, Kerr, Kunse, Lees, Martin, McCall, McElwain, McFerran, McGimpsey, McGonagil, McGraw, McIlvain, McKeag, McLain, McMeekin, McMinn, McQuoid, McWhinney, Metz, Metzler, Middleham, Montgomery, Morrison, Murdock, Newton, Persson, Purse, Sackfield, Seville, Smith, Stewart, Warnock, Wart, Wilson, and Wynes.