Saturday, January 31, 2015


Panama Illinois

Panama Illinois History and Genealogy Group Home Page.
Panama Illinois
  • September 08

  • Barbara Schreiber my father, George Arndt was born in Panama in 1914. The son of Ed and Cora Edwards Arndt.
    about 5 months ago
  • August 13

  • crystal compardo I am looking for any information or photos for a Martin or Stanley Yurecko, any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
    about 5 years ago
    • Jeffrey B. DunnEveryone you are looking for are listed in the 1920 / 1930 census in Panama: Other than one burial at St. Agnes I don't see any other county records. You might check with Dale Eccles for cemetery listings from the Panama area. He may be able to help you. His web site is:
      2:36 PM August 13
    • Mike MaccanelliMartin was the father of both Stanley and Marge Yurecko (who later married Kenny Roemelin (sp?). They lived in a house in the NE end of town on a dead end street that was only one block long. Martin's wife died either in the late '40's or early '50's. Don't remember her name. The family was good friends with our family. Marge was a good friend of my Mother.
      7:18 AM August 21
  • July 27

  • karen williams I look forward to learning as much as I can about Panama. I would like to know if anyone knows about the former area known as Stringtown to the south.
    about 5 years ago
  • July 24

  • Historical Society

    Tribute to a Mining Town - Panama Illinois
    Tribute to a Mining Town - Panama Illinois
    The year was 1905 and the initial process of transforming a veritable wilderness into a village, called Panama, was beginning to take shape. It began as a mining encampment full of tents and log cabins, after a large vein of coal, seven feet eight inches thick, and at a depth of 370 feet, had been found in a prospect hole that had been sunk in the bed of Bear Creek, about a quarter mile north of the Bond and Montgomery county line. The first shaft was sunk by the Shoal Creek Company, out of Chic

    about 5 years ago Read More
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