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Pope County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Pope County

Index to Locations

  • Golconda Odd Fellows Cemetery

    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    1100 South Albert Street
    Golconda, Pope County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles W. Durfee (1863-1959) — of Golconda, Pope County, Ill. Born in Saline County, Ill., November 21, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 51st District, 1907-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Died in Golconda, Pope County, Ill., April 16, 1959 (age 95 years, 146 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Fielding Durfee (1815-1876) and Lucretia Busby (Moore) Durfee (1822-1865); married, January 1, 1885, to Mary Casslyn Murphey (1861-1893); married, April 27, 1895, to Lucy Berry (1874-1938); first cousin of Bradford Kirk Durfee (1838-1916); fourth cousin once removed of Job Durfee, Elias Durfee, Elihu Durfee, Nathaniel Briggs Durfee and Daniel Parrish Witter.
      Political families: Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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