Gholson Cemetery

. South of Broughton on route 142 about 1mile the sign appears on east side of the road, go East about a half mile. This picture shows the Oldest part of the Cemetery, The oldest graves date to the early 1840's This part of the Cemetery was started by Ely Gholson.

This was the new part when I was young, I was told there was a log school here near the big oak tree. Ely Gholson and area men built it in 1838. His son Tomzen deeded the Cemetery to Hamilton Co.Click Here for Deed Information
Gholson Cemetery Listings


In Memory of
Unreadable stones
Purchased lots in oldest section

Many thanks to Gholson Cemetery Trustees

Log Schoolhouse'


Cemetery Trustees

Lee Gholson 22 S Main St PO Box 553 Harrisburg IL. 62946 Ph. 618 - 252-7319 Work 253-3561 ..Home 647-2423 Mike Gwaltney 935 Fourth St. Eldorado, IL. 62930 Ph. 618) 273-6466 Rick Moore Rt 1, Box 129-A

PO Box 307 Broughton, IL. Ph. 618) 647-2405

Joe Dale Ruphard .PO Box 69 Broughton, IL. 62817 Ph.618)647-2251 Cemetery Lots

Hamilton County Links

Broughton Il.Page

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Yesterdays of Hamilton Co.Il.



Gholson Brothers Pages