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SEBREE OBITS FROM DEKALB COUNTY ILLINOIS
Posted by: Judy Sebree Date: November 19, 1998 at 06:49:47
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In DeKalb County JOHN S SEBREE was the first white settler of the county. The following information was received from the tombstones in the first cemetery in DeKalb County.
Greenwood Cemetery
1924 Somonauk Road
Hinckley, IL

SOME INFO ON THE STONE WAS HARD TO MAKE OUT, ANYTHING IN LOWER CASE IS QUESTIONABLE.

JOHN S. SEBREE
AGED 64 YRS, 8MS
APR 29, 1973
HIS WIFE, SARAH
AGED 75YRS, 8MOS
OCT 18, 1887

W.M. SEBREE
B. 2-7-1833
D. 5-28-1919
WIFE, ROSETTA
B. 5-23-1837
D. 6-2-1902

RAY M. SEBREE
1874 - 1928
GRACE E. SEBREE
1878-1942

??? SEBREE
1 YR, 6 days
SEPT 8, 1972 OR 1873

AND INFANT
STONE UNREADABLE

FATHER, HARRISON SEBREE
1837-1872
MOTHER, MARIA E. SEBREE
1843-1931
SON, JOHN W. SEBREE
1865-1938

ROBERT SEBREE
AGED 62 YRS
6-11-1842
ROBERT SEBREE
D. 3-2-1847
These 2 stones were very confusing. They were right next to each other, as if for the same person and one was half sunken into the ground and they were very unledgable.

The DeKalb Public Library probably has alot of info on them since they were the first settlers.

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