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just completed updates on the following:
(if hotlinks dont work for you..copy and paste! :)
Perry County IL <A HREF="http://www.iltrails.org/perry/">http://www.iltrails.o
....Hopewell Cemetery...NEW! Many thanks Susan!! :) (you'll be suprised at
the surnames listed here!)
....1840 Census.....NEW!!! Many thanks Stella! :)
thousands of new names!!!
Kaskaskia, Illinois <A HREF="http://www.iltrails.org/kaskaskia/">www.iltrail
....Queries....NEW!!! submit yours now!!
....Early Craftsmen...NEW!! lists name and brief discption of work.
....Baptisms....NEW!!! from early church records, lottsa names!
....Kaskaskia Indians..NEW!!! brief summary of their lives, etc.
not ALL names are of French descent!!
Monroe County Illinois <A
....Marriages ....UPDATED!! (grooms A & B) over 3000 listed in marriages
....Queries....NEW! have you placed YOURS yet?
....Deaths...UPDATED!!! (M, N & O added)
Something i would like to add to ALL the sites is a WEDDING ALBUM
section....would you like that? If you have a wedding picture of your
ancestors (from appro. county of course! :), send me a copy, along with their
data and i will put it up!
Another "NEW" item i would like to add... if YOU have roots in any of my
counties/places, and also have a website telling about these people...send me
your URL...!! I will list in on a special page!
k...check'em out! :)
Perry Co. ILLinois
Monroe Co. ILLinois
Hello to all,
I have recently found out that my great grandfather, John Black Beattie b
1858 in Sparta was married to an Ann Lou Trefftzs 10/30/1887 in Perry Co. I
knew nothing of this. If anyone has any info on these two, please let me know.
BEATTIE/STEPHENSON/HILL/TREFFTZS In Illinios
....have just added more to the Perry County Illinois pages...
...more BIOS with LOTS of pictures!!
...more MARRIAGES...(groom listing, mainly J's.)!!
...more Obits...with pictures.!!
...Nine Mile Baptist Church list of officers....
....a "SPECIAL" thank to Eileen, Cindy & Susan for your help....it is GREATLY
...also, i have received requests for a "Marriage Picture Section"... and it
sounds like a winner to me! so..send me your pictures, with information on
WHO they are, Where & When married, and i will be happy to include them!
oh..and please..keep the scanned image SMALL! :)
I am trying to locate information on burials in the Sacred Heart Cemetery,
DuQuoin. A letter to the church in March has gone unanswered. Has this
cemetery ever been copied? Is there anyone willing to check their records
for me? I am looking for Owen and Hannah Reddington who lived in St. John in
1880. I do not find them after the census. Their daughter, Hannah Cecelia
Reddington Rogers, is buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery. I thought maybe they
were buried there as well. Would certainly appreciate any help.
Sandra S. Shellhammer
I am trying to find family of Oscar and Elsie Lacy. The following children
were put into an orphange after the death of their parents of Tuberculosis.
Eddie, Sally Florence married a Robert Lyle Phillips in DuQuoin, Illinois,
Velma and Opal Pauline. Oscar and Elsie are buried at Coulterville along
with two other children, Cordelia and James Oscar. If anyone can help would
like to hear from you.
Mr Bud Shook of Du Quoin has given me permission to let you guys know that he has a FREE Booklet on the folks from Old DuQuoin. A complete listing of all Lot Owners and the names and location of aproximately 1,300 persons buried at the Old Du Quoin cemetery since 1815.
Donations would be appreciated to help with cemetery maintenance.
His phone # is 618-532-3537.
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