Saturday, October 25, 2014

Montgomery County Illinois History

from News and Tidbits from the Past submitted by Chris Surgis for the Montgomery County Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol 33, No. 2 page 28.  First published in the LItchfield Monitor on April 5, 1888 page 1 Frightful...

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The history of Kinder Cemetery is, to a great, extent, a history of a local Baptist church and its membership.  In 1830, Thomas Kinder with his family, setting on Section 11, Cahokia Township (cemetery location ) where h...

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Groups Form with Plans to Restore McCord Cemetery The Irving Area Historical Museum announces the formation of "Restore McCord," a group dedicated to repairing, restoring and maintaining the nearly 175 year-old cemetery, loc...

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Many Attend Clear Springs Reunion Scores of residents and former residents of the Clear Springs neighborhood, southwest of Hillsboro, attended the annual memorial services and reunion at Clear Springs Baptist church, Sunday ...

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Montgomery County – Its Early Officers and Citizens By A. H. H. Rountree, in the Anti-Monopolist , June 06, 1874 John BARRY was born in Barren County, Kentucky in 1806 and in 1828 married Elizabeth ROBINSON, sister of o...

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