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Can anyone tell me about where the name of Waters Road in Johnson Co.
originated? My Waters lived around the Glendale area in Pope?
Why Wait? Move to EarthLink.
I am pleased to announce that the Johnson County Genealogical and
Historical Society has published my newest book:
Death Records Johnson County Illinois 1878-1900
The book is 70 pages, spiral bound and contains information on over 1300+
deaths recorded in Johnson County from 1878 to 1900. In addition to a
recording of the original Johnson County Death Records, the book provides
Illinois county formation maps, Johnson County maps, the location of over
100 cemeteries in Johnson County, and a definition for the various causes
of death found in the original County Death Records.
The book sells for $20.00 (JCGHS member price &18.00)plus $3.95 shipping
and can be ordered from:
Johnson County Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 1207
Vienna, IL 62995-1207
Please do not interpret this as a self promoting advertisement. I have
donated the book and all proceeds from its sale to the Johnson County
Genealogical and Historical Society.
I apologize if you receive more than one copy of this message as I have
sent it to several mailing lists
Thanks for taking the time to read this message.
Best Regards and Happy Holidays,
Rebel L. Kreklow
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>From the Southern Illinoisan newspaper website - my deepest condolences to any family members on this list
Ivan R. Tripp
GOREVILLE -- Ivan R. Tripp, 90, passed away at 12:50 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at City Care Center of Cobden. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002 at Lick Creek United Pentecostal Church, with the Rev. John Boyd and the Rev. Richard Pearce officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Goreville. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at Meredith Funeral Chapel in Goreville. Memorial donations may be made to the Lick Creek United Pentecostal Church and will be accepted by the funeral home. Ivan was born Dec. 18, 1911, in Makanda to Henry and Barbara (Rendleman) Tripp. He married Velma E. Escue on Aug. 15, 1937, at Muncie, Ind. She preceded him in death on Jan. 27, 1992. He is also preceded in death by his parents, six sisters and one great grandchild. He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby Lee and Katherine Tripp and Tommy Joe and Jeanie Tripp, all of Goreville; two daughters and one son-in-law, Joyce J!
une Casper of Anna and her friend, Bob Wolaver of Creal Springs and Betty Lou and Donald Merriman of Anna; twelve grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. Ivan was a member of the Lick Creek United Pentecostal Church and the Johnson County Farm Bureau. He worked as a farmer all of his married life. Mr. Tripp was a Fire Marshall where he wrote permits for fires. He also worked at the Water Valley Look-out Tower.