Following is the information I have on the Rusk Cemetery in Clay Co., IL. I also have Clay Co. probate abstracts for James Rusk, d. Apr. 27, 1873, Robert Rusk, d. Feb. 1856, Thomas Rusk, d. May 30, 1840, and other Rusks who died later. I did some research on the Clay Co., IL & Harrison Co., IN Rusks in September in Salt Lake City.I've posted most of what I found on my Rusk Roundup Revisited Web site.If you'd like access to the site, let me know, and I'll send you an invitation.
Cemetery Inscriptions of Clay Co., IL.Transcribed by John W. Tanner, C.G.R.S.Published by Richland Co. Genealogical and Historical Society.
Pg. 367.Rusk Cemetery, Stanford Twp.Location:SE/4 of Section 7, Twp. 3 N., Range 7 E; 2 1/2 miles North of Flora, 2 1/2 miles East, 1/4 mile North on West side.Compiled: June 1967.
--Non-Rusk surnames include:Blackburn, Carl, Chalfant, Coble, Coggin, Creek, Erskin, Fulp, Green, Hays, Higginson, James, Jennings, Kiser, Lamp, Landgraf, Lewis, Martin, Moats, Nash, Orr, Rogers,Smith, Taylor, & Whitaker.
--Rusk, William S., b. May 5, 1869; d. Feb. 7, 1895.
--Rusk, Edward G., b. May 5, 1869; d. Apr. 3, 1900.
--Rusk, Ernest H., 1882-1967.
--Rusk, James M. - Co., A., 98 Ill., Inf.
--Rusk, Rosann-w. of J. M., b. May 5, 1842; d. May 15, 1872.
--Rusk, Jno.-Co. A., 98 Ill. Inf.
--Rusk, Thomas J. of Co. A., 98 Reg., Ill. Vol. d. Nov. 3, 1862; age 21y, 7m, 17d.
--Rusk, D.W., 1854-1928.
--Rusk, Frances, 1858-1890.