Mt. Zion Cemetery, near Berlin, Sangamon county, Illinois

The Mt. Zion Cemetery is located in the Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of section 6, Island Grove township, Sangamon county Illinois.  It consists of a four-sided wall around a collection of broken stones, on the site of the original church, in the middle of a soybean field.  The coordinates are +39° 46' 17.30", -89° 54' 55.95".

Known to be buried there is Andrew Scott (21 Nov 1786 - 16 Sept 1859, aged 72 years, 9 months, 26 days) and wife Anna Longest Scott (18 Oct 1791 - 14 Sept 1853, aged 61 years, 10 months, 27 days)

On wall:

"In Memory of Andrew Scott
First Resident Minister
In Township
Nov. 21, 1786 - Sept. 16, 1859
Anna Scott His Wife
Oct. 17, 1789 - Sept. 14, 1853"
(note slight difference in Anna's birth date)

"In Memory of The Three Children of William Thomson and Dorinda Scott Hughes Who Were Buried Here
Ann Elizabeth
Aug. 15 1848 - Sept. 16 1853
Andrew Dudley
Nov. 25 1851 - Aug. 31 1853
Emma Dora
Feb 4 1851 - Sept 24 1854"

"In Memory of The Old Mt. Zion
Christian Church & Grave Yard
Church Organized By
ANDREW SCOTT 1830
Building Erected On His Farm 1842
First Church Building In Township"

"Erected 1913 By
Mary L. Mendenhall"

On broken pieces of stones inside the wall: