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Glen Carbon in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Nix/Judy Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
Nix/Judy Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 8, 2020
1. Nix/Judy Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Some of the earliest families of the Goshen Settlement are resting here. Cira 1801 Lewis and Clark had not yet embarked on their westward exploration. Madison Territory extended to the Canadian border. An inventory of these gravestones has been registered with Madison County Historical Society
 
Erected 1988 by Glen Carbon Historical Commission; Ronald J. Foster Jr. Glen Carbon 1986 Eagle Project, Robert J. Van Hoose Troop 31 (1988 Eable project Troop 38).
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 45.543′ N, 90° 0.404′ W. Marker is in Glen Carbon, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Bluff Road (Illinois Route 157) north of Interstate 270. Marker is off an unnamed road that leads to the Nix-Judy Pioneer and Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Cemeteries. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bluff Road, Glen Carbon IL 62034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Patriots (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Memorial
Nix/Judy Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 8, 2020
2. Nix/Judy Pioneer Cemetery Marker
A wide view of the cemetery, which is located on a hilltop behind the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Cemetery.
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Dr. Nick Holonyak, Jr. Way (approx. 1.3 miles away); Glen Carbon Veterans Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Glen Carbon (approx. 1˝ miles away); Railroads (approx. 1˝ miles away); Village Government 1912 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Glen Carbon Won the Inter-City Championship in 1934 (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Carbon.
 
Also see . . .  Nix-Judy Pioneer Cemetery on Findagrave. A list of the internments at the small yet historic cemetery, including Col. Samuel Judy (one of the first settlers of Madison County, Illinois, as well as being known as the first resident of Glen Carbon) and his family. The cemetery is also named for Judy's second wife, Sarah Nix. (Both were widowed at the time of their marriage in 1817) (Submitted on June 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 8, 2020
3. Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Cemetery
The Nix/Judy Pioneer Cemetery can be seen in the farther background, on the right at the hilltop.
Additional plaque image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 8, 2020
4. Additional plaque
Plaque is on the bottom-right of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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