Yount Family Burial Grounds

Catlin, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Memorials 3 added

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The Yount Family Burial Grounds is located off of Catlin-Homer Road, Vance Township, east of Homer

Approximate GPS Location: 40.04669 -87.93468
The Burial Ground once had 7 graves, with the oldest being that of William Yount who was buried in 1837. The last known burial was Jonathan Arberry Young in 1972. From the Vermilion County Cemetery site: "The cemetery was once surrounded by a wooden fence until the farmer of the land around the cemetery got tired of working around the stones, and dug a hole to bury the stones and farm over the cemetery..... supposedly with permission from Yount descendants.

The other 5 Yount stones once in this cemetery were: Joseph (1843), Harriet (1850), Frances (1855), Olive (1859), and Sarah (1869)."

GPS Coordinates: 40.04669, -87.93468

  • Added: 30 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2395325