Marriage Records, Wms. Co.
Joel Silvester Hampton, age 19 married Marthy C. Cagle , age 15 on 7 Sep 1878. Her parents Timothy Cagle and Nancy C. Roberts. Her father unknown, MOTHER MARY HAMPTON.
At Union Church House by C.F. Crain, J.P. Witness: W.S. Crain & Pleasant Cagle. Father of bride having given consent. No consent stated for groom. Robert P. Hampton, Mary A. Webber, Martha Caroline Roberts.
Hill Funeral Home Death Certificate Records, Carterville, Ill.
Joel Sylvester, born 27 Sep 1859, Carterville, Ill. Died 21 Dec 1934 at St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. Length of stay 12 days. Parents names and birth places are unknown. Spouse was Myrtle Hampton. Informant Lona Chamness. She also paid. Burial was in Hampton Cem. Cause of death was Uremia.
I would stop at the Historical Society and maybe they can make some suggestions as to what records to look for.