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  • November 05

  • April Montiel I am looking for information on a Nathaniel Hiram Mock who died in Nokomis in 1877. My research has not uncovered anything so far . . . . does anyone know if there are archives of the obituaries that were in print during that time?
    about 2 years ago
  • August 10

  • Penny Dietrich My Great Great Grandmother Margaret L Gaskill was buried at Nokomis Cemetery in 1901, She is listed at that cemetery on this site. I have been searched for her husband Thomas J Gaskill who must have died somewhere between 1884 and 1900 in and can not find any information. Can anyone help? Thanks so much any info would sure be appreciated!
    about 3 years ago
  • March 23

  • RAY MAHURIN trying to locate an obituary for samuel anderson , place of death nokomis, nov 08, 1903.....email me an info at indyguy46259@yahoo.com..........thanks in advance
    about 4 years ago
  • March 21

  • roger wyld I am looking for information about an accident at the #10 mine on 03/27/1917.Thank you, lithoman
    about 4 years ago
  • September 27

  • Jeffrey B. Dunn Bottomley-Ruffing-Schalk Baseball Museum - http://www.brsmuseum.org/
    about 5 years ago
  • July 24

  • Historical Society

    City of Nokomis Illinois History
    City of Nokomis Illinois History
    With the building of the Alton & Terre Haute Railroad, Nokomis came into existence. T. C. Huggins of Bunker Hill came here, and with his keen prescience and foresight saw that the rich soil of the section was sure to attract settlers and business would result from their coming, so proceeded to lay out the site for a town. This was seventeen years before the township was set off and named for the town which by that time had attained to considerable growth. On March 9, 1867, the village was incorp
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  • May 15

  • Historical Society
    History of Nokomis Illinois Free Press-Gazette
    The Free Press-Gazette found its origin in the consolidation of the Free Press and the Gazette. The Gazette was established in 1871 by Picket & White, who received a bonus of $500 from the citizens at the time.
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  • March 27

  • Historical Society
    St. Louis Catholic Church Nokomis Illinois
    The history of St. Louis church, Nokomis, dates back to the year 1859 when Father Colton of Litchfield began coming to Nokomis occasionally to take care of the few Catholics then living here. This was three years after the Post office had been established here upon completion of the railroad. Until 1867 irregular religious services were held in private houses, most frequently at the home of Thomas Tuohy who was foreman of the section and who kept a boarding house for the section men which stood
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    Nokomis Illinois Lutheran Church
    The history of St. Pauls Lutheran Church has its roots in the German settlers that started to come to Nokomis Prairie in 1865. They soon felt the need of having regular Sunday School and divine services. From 1870 to 1872 services were conducted by Doctor Swaney, a retired clergyman, the Rev. Eisenbach, Mt. Olive, and students of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.
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  • March 19

  • Historical Society
    Early History of Nokomis Illinois
    Up to the beginning of the nineteenth century little progress was made in extending the frontier beyond a small strip on the eastern seaboard. There were a few venturesome souls who pushed west and brought back glowing accounts of the possibilities of the regions lying in the valley of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. In 1763 a settlement was made by the French at Cahokia and another at Kaskaskia; these two were the beginning of what was to become Illinois.
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