aka Calvary Catholic Cemetery
aka St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery
Pana, Pana Township, Christian County, Illinois
Transcription from book used by permission and submitted by Joan Blood and the Christian County Genealogical Society
The following cemetery inscriptions of Fraley, Kettelkamp and Calvary Cemeteries were read during the year of 1985 by Mr. R. A. "Curley" Carlock.
We extend our sincere "Thanks" to Mr. Carlock for the hours of work he has put into this book and for his willingness to share his labors with us.
We also express our "Thanks" to Shirley Dilley, our printer, for all her time and efforts and to Shirley Lynn for designing the attractive cover.
We hope you will find this book to be a great help to you in your genealogical research.
This cemetery lies adjacent to the Mound Cemetery, located on the outskirts of Pana, a mile to the west. The plot covers about 5 acres. It was first known as St. Patrick's Cemetery, but in later years (exact date not known) was changed to Calvary. The cemetery is owned and supervised by St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. Ellen Burke, wife of James DeLane, who died in 1865, was the first interred there.
During the early days, St. Patricks was used by Catholic residents of both Nokomis and Shelbyville.
Transcription from book submitted and © by Joan Blood and the Christian Co. Genealogical Society
If you know of someone buried in Calvary Cemetery, please email me (note new email address!!!).
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