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NEW ENTRIES FOR OCTOBER 2014

ILLINOIS SOLDIERS' & SAILORS' HOME IN QUINCY 1887-1898

OBITUARIES

NEW ENTRIES FOR SEPTEMBER, 2014

Next TAHS meeting, , Sept. 23, 2014, 7 p.m. in Historical Bldg, 119 Main St., Tampico. Guest Speaker: Robt. Anderson, President, Manlius Historical Society. Contact: Joan Johnson, President - 815-622-8705 or garyjoan@thewisp.net

SEPTEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Revised the MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION form. You may also use the form to donate and/or volunteer.

PICASA WEB ALUBMS

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR AUGUST, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS - Silent Auction now through Oct. 31, 2014. One-of-kind Reagan Plate/Clock. Call: 815-622-8705

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - August 2014

MESSAGE BOARDS - AUGUST

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

OBITUARIES

WHITESIDE COUNTY HISTORY by W. Bastian

NEW ENTRIES FOR JULY, 2014

OBITUARIES

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR JUNE, 2014

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

OBITUARIES

PICASA PHOTO ALBUM

NEW ENTRIES FOR MAY, 2014

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

OBITUARIES

BIOGRAPHIES - WHITESIDE CO., 1900

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

MESSAGE BOARD - MAY, 2014

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

 

  • Sharon Cemetery - Kudos to Robin Pardus and Fama Prokup for their diligent work in indexing the Sharon Cemetery. They are going above and beyond by providing any/all information, such as obits, photos of headstones, biographies, etc. She has asked for your help - If you have an obit, headstone photo, military information, biography, etc. for anyone buried in the Sharon Cemetery, please contact Robin. She welcomes any pertinent information or even just a name of person(s) buried there. I am providing alink to the information she and Fama have collected to date, including her sources. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Tampico Memorial Cemetery Board has Cemetery Lots available for purchase. 

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR APRIL, 2014

APRIL CALENDAR OF EVENTS

OBITUARIES

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

  • McCOMBS - Obituaries submitted by Dave & Ginger Mackie (descendant of McCombs)

SOLDIERS' & SAILORS' HOME AT QUINCY 1887-1898

NEW ENTRIES FOR MARCH, 2013

MARCH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS - GENERAL

OBITUARIES

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

NEW ENTRIES FOR FEBRUARY, 2014

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

OBITUARIES

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside County  1900

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

 

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

 

MESSAGE BOARDS

NEW ENTRIES FOR JANUARY, 2014

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

NEW ENTRIES FOR DECEMBER, 2013

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

NEW ENTRIES FOR NOVEMBER, 2013

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside Co., 1885

OBITUARIES

NEW ENTRIES FOR OCTOBER, 2013

OBITUARIES

NEW ENTRIES FOR SEPTEMBER, 2013

OBITUARIES

PICASA PHOTO ALBUM (& Google +)

NEW ENTRIES FOR AUGUST, 2013

AUGUST 27, 2013: 6PM, Community Bldg. - TAHS Annual Potluck PicNic. Bring-a-dish-to-pass & own table setting. Beverages furnished. Speaker: PAT GORMAN, Lee Co. Genealogical/Historical Societies. "Military Markers in Cemeteries." Please note the earlier time we are meeting and the location. Public invited - Please join us and bring a friend! Contact: President, Joan Johnson, garyjoan@thewisp.net or 815-622-8705

OBITUARIES

IL SOLDIERS' & SAILORS' HOME AT QUINCY 1887-1898

NEW ENTRIES FOR JULY, 2013

OBITUARIES

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR JUNE, 2013

TAMPICO DAYS SCHEDULE (off-site link)

OBITUARIES

NEW ENTRIES FOR MAY, 2013

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

OBITUARIES

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

NEW ENTRIES FOR APRIL, 2013

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

MESSAGE BOARDS

OBITUARIES

NEW ENTRIES FOR MARCH, 2013

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

IL SOLDIERS' & SAILORS' HOME @ QUINCY

NEW ENTRIES FOR FEBRUARY, 2013

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARD

NEW ENTRIES FOR JANUARY, 2013

IL SOLDIERS' & SAILORS' HOME @ QUINCY

OBITUARIES & DEATH NOTICES

MESSAGE BOARDS - January, 2013

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

ENGAGEMENTS & MARRIAGES

NEW ENTRIES FOR DECEMBER, 2012

MESSAGE BOARDS

OBITUARIES

 

SOLDIERS' & SAILORS' HOME @ QUINCY

NEW ENTRIES FOR NOVEMBER, 2012

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

FAMILY HISTORIES & GEN CHARTS

OBITUARIES

NEW ENTRIES FOR OCTOBER, 2012

CALENDAR OF EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • ANNOUNCEMENT - The Ronald Reagan Birthplace & Museum 2012 Season will end Oct. 31, 2012. If you would like to visit after this time, please contact Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705 or Shirley Lester, 815-499-4770. Or email reaganbirthplace@thewisp.net. 

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR SEPTEMBER, 2012

CALENDAR OF EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

OBITUARIES

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

MARRIAGES

NEW ENTRIES FOR AUGUST, 2012

CALENDAR OF EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Aug. 28, 6p - Tampico Area Historical Society's Annual Potluck in Community Bldg. Bring dish to pass & own table setting. Beverages will be provided. Program: Remembering the HY&T - 'The Dummy' - presented by Prof. Gene Wright. Please join us and bring your memories of this little train. The train ran from Hooppole to Yorktown and on to Tampico from 1909 - 1954. Bring a friend as we walk down memory lane. Contact: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705/garyjoan@thewisp.net or Denise McLoughlin, 815-590-2143/tampicohistoricalsociety@gmail.com

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

RESEARCH REQUESTS

  • Surname: CHRISTIE
  • Schwender/Swender, Young

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside County, 1908

ILLINOIS SOLDIER'S & SAILOR'S HOME AT QUINCY - Admissions of Mexican War & Civil War Veterans 1887-1898

NEW ENTRIES FOR JULY, 2012

MARRIAGES

OBITUARIES

New Entries for June, 2012

OBITUARIES

SOLDIER'S & SAILOR'S HOME - QUINCY 1887-1898

MESSAGE BOARDS

NEW ENTRIES FOR MAY, 2012

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

IL SOLDIERS & SAILORS HOME AT QUINCY 1887-1898

OBITUARIES

MARRIAGES

NEW ENTRIES FOR APRIL, 2012

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

BIOGRAPHIES - BUREAU COUNTY, 1885

FAMILY HISTORIES

NEW ENTRIES FOR MARCH, 2012

RESEARCH REQUESTS:

  • Ford
  • Crook
  • Seymour
  • Historic Preservation
  • Davis
  • Humphreys

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BIOGRAPHIES - WHITESIDE COUNTY, 1885

BIOGRAPHIES - WHITESIDE COUNTY - 1900

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

MESSAGE BOARDS

OBITUARIES

FAMILY HISTORIES & GEN CHARTS

NEW ENTRIES FOR FEBRUARY, 2012

RESEARCH REQUESTS

  • Josiah E. Scott & Descendants
  • Swinke
  • Chief Shabbona
  • Carl Mott
  • Looney Reece
  • Larsen/Jensen
  • Julian Jacobson
  • Frank & Sadie Davis
  • Scotchbrook
  • Howell Searcy
  • Scott

MARRIAGES

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

BIOGRAPHIES - WHITESIDE CO., 1900

SOLDIER'S & SAILOR'S HOME @ QUINCY 1887-1897

  • OZIAH (David, Thomas & William)

NEW ENTRIES FOR JANUARY, 2012

January Calendar of Events

GENERAL INFO

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS - JANUARY

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

BIOGRAPHIES - WHITESIDE COUNTY - 1908

MARRIAGES

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

ILLINOIS SOLDIER'S & SAILOR'S HOME AT QUINCY

NEW ENTRIES FOR DECEMBER, 2011

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

New Entries for November, 2011

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

BIOGRAPHIES - Past & Present of Bureau County, IL 1906

NEW ENTRIES FOR OCTOBER, 2011

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Oct. 22, 2011, 5p-p: Tampico Ambulance Soup & Sandwich Supper, Oct. 22, 2011

Oct. 23, 2011, 5p-9p - Jessie Coleman Fund Raiser, Dinner, Silent Auction & 50/50 drawing @ Dutch Diner 815-438-2096

Oct. 29, 2011, 1p. - "Team Jess" Benefit Race @ Lancaster TNT tracks - 1870 Coleta Rd., Tampico, IL, 815.438.7985


OBITUARIES

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR AUGUST & September, 2011

NEW MEMBERS

  • Maggie Hill - Lifetime member
  • Glenn William (Bill) Matthews
  • Donna Deane Frogler, VA - Surnames: GLENN, BARBER, ABBOTT
  • Nancy Finch Laich, OH - Surnames: SEYMORE, STEWART, DORATHY

MESSAGE BOARDS

OBITUARIES

 

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside County, 1887   Note: Whiteside County History, by Charles Bent is now available on line for FREE in Google Books

MARRIAGES & Engagements

LIBRARIES & SOCIETIES

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

  • Roxana Dow - The caption for this photo would not fit when I transfered it to the Picasa Album so I have included it in our A&LH files
  • Lauer Dow & Son Durell - originally submitted by Les Niemi. When I transfered the photos to Picasa, all of the informaiton did not fit, so it is now included in our A&LH files..

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

 

AREA ATTRACTIONS & ACCOMMODATIONS

NEW ENTRIES FOR JULY, 2011

MESSAGE BOARDS

OBITUARIES

  • 2011 -  Rosie Meier - Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown
  • 2011 - Herman Hostetler -  Fairfield Amish Cemetery
  • 2011 - Cyrus Rumfelt -  Grove Hill Cemetery
  • 2011 - Bradley Foy - private burial @ later date
  • 1928 - Matthew Halligan, St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
  • 1886 - George Stewart, Prophetstown Cemetery (Riverside)
  • 2011 - Francis J. Burke, Sts. Peter & Paul, Peterstown
  • 2011 - Raymond Temple, out-of-state
  • 1991 - El;izabth Stickel Crandall,  Riverside, Prophetstown
  • 2011 - Frances Castlelein- Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside County, IL - 1885

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside Co., IL - 1900

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside County, 1908

AREA ATTRACTIONS & ACCOMODATIONS

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

NEW ENTRIES FOR JUNE, 2011

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside Co., 1885

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside Co., 1900

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside Co., 1908

MESSAGE BOARDS

OBITUARIES

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

NEW MEMBERS

  • Nancy Kay "Finch" Laich, OH  Surnames of interest: Seymore, Stewart, Dorathy

MARRIAGES

NEW ENTRIES FOR MAY, 2011

ANNOUNCEMENTS!

Tampico, IL, birthplace of Ronald Reagan is officially a  SISTER CITY to Privolnoya, Russia,  birthplace of Mikhail Gorbachev. This is due to the due diligence of Andy Hinton!

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

OBITUARIES

ANNIVERSARIES

FAMILY PHOTO ALBUMS moved to PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR APRIL, 2011

OBITUARIES

Many thanks to Melva L. Taylor for her contributions

 

NEW MEMBERS

DONATIONS

  • April1, Audrey Lange - Monetary donation (for Steadman/Aldrich research in our Family History Library)

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

MARRIAGES & ENGAGEMENTS

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

NEW ENTRIES FOR MARCH, 2011

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS - March 2011

New Entries for February, 2011

FEBRUARY CALENDAR OF EVENTS (click to go to Calendar)

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARD - FEBRUARY, 2011

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

DONATIONS

  • Connie Essig - Monetary, for the Family History Library & Research Center
  • Duane & Ruth Thompson - HP7500 Copy/printer/scanner for TAHS

PICASA WEB ALBUMS (91)

MARRIAGES

 

New Entries for January, 2011

OBITUARIES

MESSAGE BOARDS - January, 2011

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECEMBER 2010 UPDATES

 

MESSAGE BOARDS

 

OBITUARIES

 

 

NOVEMBER UPDATES

ANNOUNCEMENTS - Dutch Diner now has a website! http://dutchdiner.webs.com/

MESSAGE BOARDS

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

IL SOLDIERS' & SAILORS' HOME IN QUINCY

OBITUARIES

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

TAMPICO MEMORIAL CEMETERY INDEX

  • OLSSON Family - I have made spelling corrections. We have Olson & Olsson families buried there. We were fortunate enough to hear from an out-of-state relative that has submitted updated information, obits, birth/death dates, etc. Links have been added to pictures of headstones, obits, etc.
  • Correction - Changed "Asa Lydeck" to "Asa Lydick."

KUDOS TO OUR CONTRIBUTORS

  • Many thanks to Melva L. Taylor for the many obit transcriptions and to Paul Kampikas for submitting information on the Olsson family.

WELCOME VISITORS

  • Mr. & Mrs. Richard Cox visited the Tampico Family History Library & Research Center from Abeline, TX. Mr. Cox is researching his Dir ancestors. His gm was Cora Dir, d/o John Dir. If you have information to share, please contact me.

NEW MEMBERS

  • Robt. & Jean Anderson, Naperville, IL  Surnames: ANDERSON,  BROWN, WAIT, WHIPPLE

NEW ENTRIES FOR OCTOBER, 2010

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - OCTOBER

  • Oct. 4, 12noon - COMMUNITY CLUB - meet at Good Times for Pork Loin lunch, then over to Community Bldg. Speaker is Beth Etheridge on CPR
  • Oct. 7, 6p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES in Tampico Comm. Bldg.
  • Oct. 9, 1 p.m. - Dedication of Historic Marker in Reagan Park. Public invited. Contact: Joan Johnson.
  • Oct. 10, (no time given) - Tampico United Methodist Church will do a "reverse Trick or Treat" and pass out treats to homes in the community.
  • Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m. - Tampico LIONS Club, meet in back room in Good Times. Meal served.
  • Oct. 14, 6 p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES - Tampico Comm. Bldg.
  • Oct. 17, 12noon/1p.m. - LAWNMOWER AND MOTORCYCLE RACES.  Concession stand provided by R&B Dutch Diner.  $5 Entry fee and $15 rider fee.  12 and under are free.  Bring your own lawn chairs.  For more infromation on classes contact Ron Lancaster at 815-438-7985.
  • Oct. 21, 12:30 -  Meeting has been rescheduled for Nov. 18, 12:30 p.m. -TAMPICO AREA LONG RANGE PLANNING COMMITTEE
  • Oct. 21 (Thursday), 6 p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES - CHANGE IN VENUE - Meet in back of Good Times (Main St.)
  • Oct. 23 - A presentation on Corrie TenBoom will be held at the Tampico UMC
  • Oct. 24, 12noon/1 p.m. - LAWNMOWER AND MOTORCYCLE RACES.  Concession stand provided by R&B Dutch Diner.  $5 Entry fee and $15 rider fee.  12 and under are free.  Bring your own lawn chairs.  For more infromation on classes contact Ron Lancaster at 815-438-7985.
  • Oct. 25, 7 p.m. - Tampico LIONS Club - meet in back room of Good Times. Meal served.
  • Oct. 26, 7 p.m. - Tampico Area Historical Society regular meeting. Meet in Historical Bldg. 119 Main St. Program: Video of the Reagan Trail. Contact Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581, 815-622-8705, garyjoan@thewisp.net

MESSAGE BOARDS - OCTOBER

OBITUARIES

Shirley BUCK; Douglas DRAPER; Hazel FOY; Niels HANSEN;  Dorothy GANTZERT; Catherine MERiDAN; Phillip D. MORATH; Chester NORMAN; Ronald ONCKEN; Mary TEACH; Betty TOPPERT; Stanley VERDICK; Carl WOELLERT;

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

 

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

 

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

BIOGRAPHIES

 

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR SEPTEMBER, 2010

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

  • Sept. 1, 1:30 p.m. - Tampico UMC Guest Day. Program and Dessert. Contact:  Ann Martin, Pres., Martha's Circle,815-438-7039, or Lorraine Gaskill, Pres. of Rebecca Circle, 815-438- 2789 if you would like to attend.
  • September 11 from 4pm-7pm at the Tampico Ambulance Building. On the menu will be BBQ pork & Beef sandwiches, Hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, pickle spears, cookies and drink. Cost is a free will donation. DJ & 50/50 drawing. Contact: Karen @ 815-632-7880.
  • Sept. 9, 6 p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES. (Change in venue) Will be played at GOOD TIMES this week instead of the Community Bldg.
  • Sept. 16,  23 & 30, 6 p.m. (Thursday), MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES played in Community Bldg.
  • Sept. 13, 12 noon - Tampico Community Club - meet at noon for lunch in Good Times (back room). After lunch, they will stay at Good Times for dessert and games. (They will NOT meet in the Community Bldg. this month)
  • Sept. 13, 10a.m. - IL Historic Homes Organization will visit the R. Reagan Birthplace and Tampico Historical Museum. Extra volunteers appreciated for both buildings. Contact: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705, or reaganbirthplace@thewisp.net
  • Sept. 16, (Thursday) - 12:30 p.m.. - TALRPC - Meet in back room of Good Times, Main St., Tampico. The Tampico Area Long Range Planning Committee is an umbrella group for area Businesses, Organizations and residents that have an interest in Tampico. This group offers a platform to discuss planned events as well as ideas to better the community. Contact: Terry Gaskill for more information. 815-535-3665
  • Sept. 28, 6 p.m. - TAHS (Tampico Area Historical Society). Meet in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery - Program: Moore Monument will have a representative there to demonstrate the proper care for various headstones and how to clean them using appropriate preservation etiquette. A brief business meeting will be held in the historical building afterward.
  • Sept.. 30, 6 p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES - Comm. Bldg.
  • Oct. 4, 12noon - COMMUNITY CLUB - meet at Good Times for Pork Loin lunch, then over to Community Bldg. Speaker is Beth Etheridge on CPR
  • Oct. 7, 6p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES in Tampico Comm. Bldg.
  • Oct. 9, 1 p.m. - Dedication of Historic Marker in Reagan Park. Public invited. Contact: Joan Johnson.
  • Oct. 10, (no time given) - Tampico United Methodist Church will do a "reverse Trick or Treat" and pass out treats to homes in the community.
  • Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m. - Tampico LIONS Club, meet in back room in Good Times. Meal served.
  • Oct. 14, 6 p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES - Tampico Comm. Bldg.
  • Oct. 17, 12noon/1p.m. - LAWNMOWER AND MOTORCYCLE RACES.  Concession stand provided by R&B Dutch Diner.  $5 Entry fee and $15 rider fee.  12 and under are free.  Bring your own lawn chairs.  For more infromation on classes contact Ron Lancaster at 815-438-7985.
  • Oct. 21, 12:30 -  Meeting has been rescheduled for Nov. 18, 12:30 p.m. -TAMPICO AREA LONG RANGE PLANNING COMMITTEE
  • Oct. 21 (Thursday), 6 p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES - CHANGE IN VENUE - Meet in back of Good Times (Main St.)
  • Oct. 23 - A presentation on Corrie TenBoom will be held at the Tampico UMC
  • Oct. 24, 12noon/1 p.m. - LAWNMOWER AND MOTORCYCLE RACES.  Concession stand provided by R&B Dutch Diner.  $5 Entry fee and $15 rider fee.  12 and under are free.  Bring your own lawn chairs.  For more infromation on classes contact Ron Lancaster at 815-438-7985.
  • Oct. 25, 7 p.m. - Tampico LIONS Club - meet in back room of Good Times. Meal served.
  • Oct. 26, 7 p.m. - Tampico Area Historical Society regular meeting. Meet in Historical Bldg. 119 Main St. Program: Video of the Reagan Trail. Contact Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581, 815-622-8705, garyjoan@thewisp.net
  • November 18, 12:30 p.m. - TAMPICO AREAL LONG RANGE PLANNING COMMITTEE, meet in back room of Good Times.

MESSAGE BOARD

OBITUARIES

Many thanks to Melva L. Taylor for her obituary contributions!

Clarence ACKLAND; Harold ANDERSON; Mervin "Bud" BRADLEY; Maurice "Dutch: BRUNS; Elizabeth CALLAHAN; Marianna CARLSEN; Clarence C. CULLEY; Marvin Art DeMAY; Paul DETRA; Leo GUDGELL; Forence HEDRICK; Doris HERALD; Thomas HENNEGAN; Harold HOOVER; Curtis D. HUNT; Mary E. Jacobs; Melvina LOGAN; Mary MURPHY; Nicholas PERINO; George PERKINS; Nellie OSBORNE; Virgil PETERSON; Dwight OETZEL; Elwood "Pete" RAKOW; Kris W. SOMMERS; Leonard STAELENS; Genevieve SWANSON; Laura VERDICK; Cora WENDLING; LaRoy WESCOTT;

NEW ENTRIES FOR AUGUST, 2010

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

  • AUGUST - SATURDAYS - 8 A.M. - 12 NOON - FARMERS MARKET in Reagan Park. Area residents welcome to set up booth to sell hand-crafted or baked good items. Contact Dennis Morath.
  • AUGUST - WEDNESDAYS, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Lancaster Sprints track open for practice.1870 Coleta Road, Tampico. Contact: 815-438-7985 or 815-499-8055
  • AUGUST - THURSDAYS - Mexican Train Dominoes in Community Bldg. 6.p.m.
  • August 2, 12:00 - Tampico Community Club - Eat at Good Times Grill. After lunch,  go over to Community Bldg. Program: IL State Police to discuss Thompson Prison. Root Beer Floats for dessert.
  • August 4 - TACB sponsored trip to see "Big River" on the showboat in Clinton, IA. Includes lunch at Candlelight Restaurant in Clinton. Reservations requested by July 4th. Contact Terry Gaskill: 815-535-3665. WAITING LIST ONLY
  • Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, 6 p.m. - Mexican Train Dominoes played on Thursdays in the Community Bldg. Contact: Terry Gaskill 815-535-3665
  • August 6th & 7th, 6p.m. - TAMPICO BATTLE OF THE BANDS  in the Ball Diamond (west of town). This is a non-alcoholic event for all ages. Gates open at 5p.m. Early ticket prices, $10. At-the-gate tickets - $15. Purchase at: Dutch Diner, Tampico; Happy Joes, Morrison or Rock Falls. Contact: Ken - 815-499-3511 or kcranehondo@yahoo.com, or www.tampicobattleofthebands.webs.com. Saturday Tournaments include: Volleyball (5 person teams), Bag Toss (2 person teams) and Tug-of-war teams. Food/Drinks & Bonfires.
  • August 14, 10a.m. - 2p.m., Booth Park - BACK TO SCHOOL BASH!  Inflatables, Smoke House. Everyone is invited.
  • August 15, Lawn Mower & Motorcycle Races, 12:30 sign up. Races at 1:30. Lancaster Sprints, 1870 Coleta Road, Tampico, IL. Contact: 309-507-1680 or Ron: 815-438-7985
  • August 28th, 10:30 - 2,  4-H Fundraiser Cookout at Poston's Market 10:30- 2 or when the sandwiches run out.  Brats, Ribeyes, PorkChops and Hotdogs - please come help support your local 4-H Club!
  • August 24, 6 p.m. - TAHS Annual Pot Luck Picnic in the Community Bldg. Bring a dish to pass, your own plate & utensils. Beverages provided. PROGRAM: Country Schools - Plans are underway to have a speaker(s) on the old country schools in Whiteside County. It would be great if there are any teachers of that era could attend. Public invited. Come share your stories of this by-gone era. If you know of teachers or persons that are knowledgable on this topic, please contact Denise McLoughlin, 815-590-2143 or email tampicohistoricalsociety@gmail.com (Note: We are meeting at an earlier time for this event.)
  • Sept. 1, 1:30 p.m. - Tampico UMC Guest Day. Program and Dessert. Contact:  Ann Martin, Pres., Martha's Circle,815-438-7039, or Lorraine Gaskill, Pres. of Rebecca Circle, 815-438- 2789 if you would like to attend.
  • September 11 from 4pm-7pm at the Tampico Ambulance Building. On the menu will be BBQ pork & Beef sandwiches, Hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, pickle spears, cookies and drink. Cost is a free will donation. DJ & 50/50 drawing. Contact: Karen @ 815-632-7880.
  • Sept. 13, 12 noon - Tampico Community Club - meet at noon for lunch in Good Times (back room). After lunch, head over to Community Bldg. for dessert and games.
  • Sept. 13, 10a.m. - IL Historic Homes Organization will visit the R. Reagan Birthplace and Tampico Historical Museum. Extra volunteers appreciated for both buildings. Contact: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705, or reaganbirthplace@thewisp.net
  • Sept. 16, (Thursday) - 12:30 p.m. - TALRPC - Meet in back room of Good Times, Main St., Tampico. The Tampico Area Long Range Planning Committee is an umbrella group for area Businesses, Organizations and residents that have an interest in Tampico. This group offers a platform to discuss planned events as well as ideas to better the community. Contact: Terry Gaskill for more information. 815-535-3665
  • OCTOBER - The following was printed in the Prairie State Gazette, an online newspaper for the IL State Historical Society:
The 100th anniversary of the birth of President Ronald Reagan will be commemorated with an ISHS motor-coach tour of "Reagan Country" this fall. Additional tour destinations include sites associated with the Black Hawk War and Abraham Lincoln; the John Deere Interpretive Center at Grand Detour; Dixon and the Rock River Valley; ISHS historical markers along the way; and the Laredo Taft monument to Native Americans on the bluffs above Oregon. The dates for the tour are Friday and Saturday, October 8-9, 2010.
The fall tour will also include a historical marker dedication in Tampico, Ronald Reagan's birthplace, approximately 15 miles south of Sterling. The marker dedication is being planned with the Tampico Historical Society and the Ronald Reagan Foundation of Simi Valley, California. The tour promises to be one of the highlights of the fall season, amidst the the beautiful autumnal colors of the Rock River Valley. The tour will operated from the Comfort Inn in Dixon, Illinois. Registration deadline is September 15, 2010. Society member rates are $145.00 per person; non-member rates are $165.00, which include tour, all meals, and entry fees. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Comfort Inn at the rate of $73.00 per night. For more information call the ISHS office at 217-525-2781.

OBITUARIES

Many thanks to Melva L. Taylor for obituary contributions.

2010 - Helen Church

2010 - Mona Prestley

2010 - Dorothy Sandrock

1965 - Guy Renner

1965 - Mary Christina (Kilroy) McCormick

1965 - Dale C. Longman

1965 - Mary Wirth Lauff

1965 - Shirlie Hunter

1965 - Lillian Ellison

1961 - Agnes Reynolds

1960 - Hugh V. Mott

1960 - Abram Thompson

1960 - Frederick W. Johnson

1960 - Mrs. Bert Woodward (nee: Leatherman)

1947 - Rudie Reese

1946 - Dora C. Seyller

1946 - Otis DeHaven

1946 - George Senning

1946 - Edward Cunningham

1946 - Mary Anna Moloney

1946 - Jeanette Sells

1946 - Harry Whitver

1946 - Mrs. Mark Stiver

1946 - Elmer Hopkins

1946 - Fred John Tornow

1946 - Sadie (Glassburn) Harrison

1946 - Cora B. Stewart

1946 - Della Gowen

1946 - Alice Murphy

1946 - Bessie Irene Graham

1946 - Laura Larson

2010 - Ardis Shearer Foes

1972 - Lloyd Abell

1965 - Charles A. Foy

1965 - Bernice Herring

2010 - Elsie Lysell

1916 - Willliam Henry Atwood

2010 - Phillip Decker

 

MESSAGE BOARDS

SWAN Family

Country Schools

Where Is That? - Richel Store/Post Office (new life has been breathed into this long-time discussion that started back in 2006!)

 

FAMILY HISTORIES & GEN CHARTS

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

1893 - Tampico News - from Sterling Standard, October 19, 1893

IL SOLDIERS & SAILORS HOME IN QUINCY - 1887-1898

CHEEK (John, James, Thomas)

NEW ENTRIES FOR JULY, 2010

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - JULY

  • FARMERS MARKET,Saturdays, 8a-12n - in Reagan Park. They welcome others in the area to set up individual booths for sales of their handicraft or baked items. Contact: Dennis Morath
  • July 1st - Mexican Train Dominoes is CANCELLED due to visitation for Art Wetzell.
  • July 5, 12n - TAMPICO COMMUNITY CLUB - Fish Dinner at Good Times Grill. About 12:45p.m., go to Community Bldg. Program: Genesis Nursery from Tampico. Contact: Lorraine Gaskill, president. 815-438-2789
  • July 8, 6 p.m. - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES in Tampico Community Bldg. Contact: Terry Gaskill
  • July 10 & 11 - The Whiteside County Barn Tour will be July 10 & 11, with 10 local area barns being featured, including the Birthplace. Cost of the tour is $15.00 per car and people can stop at Broers/Roesslein's to buy lunch, as well as at Terry Bright's in Rock Falls, or Dutch Diner. 
  • July 15, 12:30p - TALRPC, meet in back of  Good Times (Main Street, Tampico). Contact: Terry Gaskill,815-535-3665. This is the Tampico Area Long Range Planning Committee
  • July 27, 7 p.m. - TAHS regular meeting. (119 Main St., Tampico) PROGRAM: Gary Sarver of Walnut will speak on their Cemetery Marker Restoration Program. Tom Garland of Garland Funeral Home may be available as well. Contact: Joan Johnson, president. 815-622-8705
  • July 29, 6p.m. - Mexican Train Dominoes played Thursdays in Tampico Community Bldg. Contact: Terry Gaskill
  • Sept. 28, 6 p.m. - TAHS regular meeting. Program: Moore Mortuary will give a presentation in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery on the proper way to clean and care for headstones. We will meet one hour earlier than usual. Meet in Tampico Memorial Cemetery at 6 p.m. Public invited!
  • October 9, 2010 - Dedication of an Historic Marker to be placed in the Reagan Park. Donations & questions can be directed to Joan Johnson, coordinator of the Reagan Birthplace & Museum. 815-438-7581, 815-622-8705.
  • February 4, 2011 - RONALD REAGAN CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY GALA  Dinner Dance. Special Speaker!  Deer Valley Country Club, 3298 Hoover Road (IL Rt. 40), Deer Grove, IL, 61283. Contact: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705, or email garyjoan@thewisp.net or reaganbirthplace@thewisp.net                                                   

 AREA ATTRACTIONS & ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Rock Falls Tourism - This is a new website that offers a very nice view of what is happening in our vicinity. It includes links to websites (including the TAHS) and will update their Calendar of Events as they receive new information. Cathy Brunner is the Director of the RF Tourism. I will keep them listed in our Table of Contents - "Area Attractions & Accommodations."

OBITUARIES

Contributors: Denise McLoughlin, Melva L. Taylor

PICASA WEB ALBUMS

FAMILY PHOTO ALBUMS

 

MESSAGE BOARDS - JULY

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

CORRECTIONS - ADDITIONS - MISCELLANEOUS

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside County

NEW ENTRIES FOR JUNE, 2010

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

  • June 2, 12:00 noon - TAMPICO COMMUNITY CLUB: Meet for lunch at the Good Times for Chicken Strips. After lunch, go to Community Bldg. Program: Pastor Monty Fox will speak on Photography and Astronomy.. Flyers posted in Tampico Post office & TAHS website Calendar of Events. Contact: Lorraine at 815-438-2789. Reservations requested by June 4th.
  • June 10, 6p - Mexican Train Dominoes, played at home of Ruth Thompson. 815-438-2414
  • June 17, 6p - Mexican Train Dominoes played in Community Bldg.
  • June 22, 7p - TAHS regular meeting in Historical Bldg  (119 Main St.)
  • June 24, 2010, 6:30p -  Kick off Tampico Days with FREE Game Night  in Community Bldg.
  • June 25, 2010 - Tampico High School Alumni Dinner @ Deer Valley Country Club. Info: 815-438-5895
  • June 25, 26, 27 - TAMPICO DAYS! Watch paper for itinerary
  • June 26, (Saturday), 9 - 11 a.m. - FISHING DERBY on the Canal (Rt 172 bridge). Prizes for every child. Contact: Shirley Lester, 438-7447
  • June 26, 9-4p - Mud Volleyball in the Beer Garden - PNB/Tampico has the sign up forms.  Each team must be co-ed  and have 8 players (2 ladies on court at all times).  Application fee is $100.00.  Saturday, June 26th from 9:00 am to 4:00 p.m.  Application and fee must be turned in by Thursday June 24th to Tampico Men’s Club-PO Box 214-Tampico  IL  61283.  Larry Specht is contact 815/438-2680 or 815/499-8613
  • June 26, 2-4p - Booth Park Kids'  Fun Day. Greased Pig games, Straw Hunt, Rubber Duck Pond, Face Painting and more. $1/child for all events of the day.
  • June 26, 4:30p - Pie Eating Contest in front of R&B Dutch Diner
  • June 26, 5:00p - Bathtub races, Main St., $10 entry fee (Proceeds to RR Statue Fund)
  • June 26, 5:30p - Bed Races, Main St., $10 entry fee (Proceeds to RR Statue Fund)
  • June 26, 6p - Lawnmower Races at Middle School
  • June 26, 8p - Band in Beer Garden
  • June 26 - Townwide Garage Sale
  • June 27, 7a - Fire Dept. Breakfast
  • June 27, 12n - 4p - Ice Cream Social in Community Bldg.
  • June 27, 1p: Parade. Line up at Middle School at 12n. Parade begins at 1p.m. Contact: Terry 815-535-3665
  • June 27, 2p - Bean Bag Tournament in Kickback Saloon
  • June 27 3:30 p -Firemens'  Water Fight in front of Casey's
  • July 5, 12n - TAMPICO COMMUNITY CLUB - Fish Dinner at Good Times Grill. About 12:45p.m., go to Community Bldg. Program: Genesis Nursery from Tampico. Contact: Lorraine Gaskill, president. 815-438-2789
  • August 4 - TACB sponsored trip to see "Big River" on the showboat in Clinton, IA. Includes lunch at Candlelight Restaruant in Clinton. Reservations requested by July 4th. Contact Terry Gaskill: 815-535-3665.
  • October 9, 2010 - Dedication of an Historic Marker to be placed in the Reagan Park. Donations & questions can be directed to Joan Johnson, coordinator of the Reagan Birthplace & Museum. 815-438-7581, 815-622-8705.

FUND RAISERS

Memorial Bricks are being sold to raise funds for the Reagan Statue in Reagan Memorial Park. Bricks can be laser printed with up to 35 characters and will create a path to the Reagan Statue. Contact: Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665.

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

NEW ENTRIES FOR MAY, 2010

CALENDAR OF EVENTS -May, 2010 

Adopt-a-Grave" - The TAHS will again offer the "Adopt-a-Grave" program. This is a fund raiser for the TAHS, but  it is also a wonderful way to decorate the graves that may no longer have perpetual care. Flower arrangements are provided by Flowerland in Prophetstown. Stop in FLOWERLAND to see pictures of the arrangements. Contact president Joan Johnson to order. 815-438-7581, (c) 815-622-8705 or garyjoan@thewisp.net

  • May 1, 2010 - FUND RAISER: Hog Roast Benefit for Lynn Brady
    Start Time: Saturday, May 1 at 5:00pm
    End Time: Saturday, May 1 at 10:00pm
    Where: Arnies Happy Spot, Deer Grove ILDONATIONS CAN STILL BE MADE - An Account has been established at the Prophetstown Farmer's Nat'l Bank in the name of Rhonda Lynn Brady.
  •  May 3, 2010, 7:00 p.m. - TAHS Board Mtg.
  •  May 3, 2010, 12:00 p.m. - TAMPICO COMMUNITY CLUB meets at Good Times for lunch. After lunch, go to Community Bldg (W. Market St.) for dessert and program. Guest speaker is Russ Seifkin who will speak on the "Feed The Children" program. If you need a ride, contact Lorraine Gaskill, 815-438-2789.
  • May 20, 2010,  12:30 - Tampico Area Long Range Planning Committee (TALRPC) to be held in the back room of the Good Times tap on Main Street. This is an umbrella group for area businesses, organizations & private individuals to express ideas, inform community of up-coming events, & to coordinate efforts of the community and its citizens. Open to all. Meeting starts at 12:30 p.m. If you want to eat lunch, arrive earlier. Contact: Terry Gaskill, president 815-535-3665
  • May 25, 2010, 7 p.m. - Tampico Area Historical Society regular meeting. Your  Membership dues are due for the 2010-2011 year. Please remit to the TAHS, P.O.Box 154, Tampico, IL 61283 - Attn: Joan Johnson. We will be inspecting the Farm Museum to assess what is needed and how to achieve it. Please dress accordingly. 
  • May 31, 2010, 10:00 a.m. -  The annual Tampico Memorial Day Cemetery Walk, in conjunction with the Tampico American Legion, Post 574. The Legion will display the AVENUE OF FLAGS in each cemetery. Program begins in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Families to be honored will be: DARBY and EGAN.  The Walk will end in the Memorial Cemetery. Honored families will be RENNER and WELCH. More details will follow. Contact: Denise McLoughlin, 815-590-2143, tampicohistoricalsociety@gmail.com, or Joan Johnson, president @ 815-438-7581 or garyjoan@thewisp.net

  HEADS UP for future events:  

  • June 24, 2010 -  Kick off Tampico Days with Game Night - Details TBA
  • June 25, 2010 - Tampico High School Alumni Dinner @ Deer Valley Country Club. Info: 815-438-5895
  • June 25, 26, 27 - TAMPICO DAYS! Watch paper for itinerary
  • June 27, 1:00 p.m. - PARADE  Entry forms for Parade can be picked up at Ronald Reagan Birthplace in Tampico
  • October 9, 2010 - Dedication of an Historic Marker to be placed in the Reagan Park. Donations & questions can be directed to Joan Johnson, coordinator of the Reagan Birthplace & Museum. 815-438-7581, 815-622-8705.

OBITUARIES (Many THANKS to Melva Taylor for her contributions!)

Alma ANDERSON; Emma BRANDAU; Charles DARBY, Jr.; Charles DARBY, Sr.; Hubert DARBY; Eileen DETRA; Walter B. FOY;  Wilbur HANSEN or HANSON; Barbara Ann HARMS; Marcella HAYS; John J. KERBER; Earl M. LUTYENS; Marie NIELSEN;  L. J. PETERSON; Minerva SKARRITT; Yvonne A. TUCKER;

MESSAGE BOARDS

BIOGRAPHIES

PHOTO ALBUMS

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY 

NEW ENTRIES FOR APRIL, 2010

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS

MESSAGE BOARDS - April

OBITUARIES

Anna BRACE;  Frances DECKER; Jennette L. HULL; Mallory HULL; Jennie Lower; James SCARRITT, Jr.; Minerva SCARRITT; Oliver VIOLET; Veronica VIOLET;

BIOGRAPHIES - Whiteside County, 1900

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

FAMILY HISTORIES

NEW ENTRIES FOR MARCH, 2010

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

March 6, 13, 20, 27 - SATURDAY, 10-4p.m. - Ronald Reagan Birthplace Open for Tours. Contact: Volunteer Coordinator, Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581, garyjoan@thewisp.net

March 7, 14, 21, 28 - SUNDAY, 1p-4p - Ronald Reagan Birthplace Open for Tours. Contact: Volunteer Coordinator, Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581, garyjoan@thewisp.net 

March 16, 2010, TUESDAY, 1p - Martha's Circle will meet in Dutch Diner. Contact: President Ann Martin, 815-438-7039.

March 23, 2010, TUESDAY, 7p - Tampico Area Historical Society - Regular meeting of TAHS. Program: Video of Michael Reagan's visit to Tampico. Public welcome. 119 Main St., Tampico. Contact: Denise McLoughlin, 815-590-2143, tampicohistoricalsociety@gmail.com 

March 25, 2010, THURSDAY, 6p - Mexican Train Dominoes, Tampico Community Bldg. Contact: Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665.

April 1, 2010, THURSDAY, 6p - Mexican Train Dominoes, Tampico Community Bldg. Contact: Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665.  

April 1, 2010, The RONALD REAGAN BIRTHPLACE WILL BE OPEN 7 DAYS/WEEK. MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, 10a.m. - 4 p.m. & SUNDAY, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Contact: Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581. See TAHS website for more infomation on the Birthplace.

April 5, 2010, MONDAY, 12n - Tampico Community Club - Tampico Community Club will start its 2010 year by meeting at 12 Noon in the back room of the Good Times on Main Street in Tampico, IL.  The meal will consist of chicken strips with salad, and vegetable for $6. Reservations are due into President Lorraine M Gaskill (815)-438-2789 by Friday April 2nd.  After the meal everyone will go over to the Tampico Area Community Building to listen too guest speaker from Hospice of the Rock River Valley.Afterwards a game will be played.

April 15, 2010, THURSDAY, 12:30p.m. - Tampico Area Long Range Planning Committee (TALRPC) meet in back room of Good Times (Main St., Tampico). Come early if you want to eat prior to meeting. Contact: Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665

May 1, 2010 - FUND RAISER: Hog Roast Benefit for Lynn Brady
Start Time: Saturday, May 1 at 5:00pm
End Time: Saturday, May 1 at 10:00pm
Where: Arnies Happy Spot, Deer Grove IL

The TAMPICO RONALD REAGAN STATUE FUND now has a dedicated website for information and donations. http://www.reaganstatue.org/

 

MESSAGE BOARDS - MARCH, 2010

BIOGRAPHIES - WHITESIDE COUNTY, 1908

NEW ENTRIES FOR FEBRUARY, 2010 (see our Table of Contents for a complete Menu)

 

MESSAGE BOARDS - JANURARY/FEBRUARY 2010

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

OBITUARIES

LaVerne CHANEY; Ethel FORWARD; Russell McCOWAN; Mary (Sheldon) REMINGTON; Nettie G.  WHITTINGTONAnn Wyne;

 

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS 

 

 

NEW ENTRIES FOR JANUARY, 2010

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
  • Jan. 4, 7, 14, 21 & 28 (THURSDAYS): MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES. Play begins at 6p.m. in Community Bldg. Meet @ 4p.m. at Good Times for supper. Click for details Contact: Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665
  • Jan. 20, 5:30 p.m. - The Reagan Birthplace Volunteers and Historical Society members and interested friends are planning a combined meeting on Wed. nite, January 20 at 5:30 PM at the Dutch Diner.  A 2 meat buffet (Chicken Dutch & Roast Beef, along with salads, veggies, etc) will be available for $8.50, including tax & tip - beverage and dessert will be extra. Following a short TAHS meeting, we will concentrate on making plans for the 99th Birthday Party honoring President Reagan to be held Feb. 6.  We are open to all suggestions and volunteers will be welcomed.  Please plan to attend and give us your input.  Reservations must be made with me by Sat. Jan. 16. Contact: Joan Johnson,          815-438-7581, 815-622-8705 or e-mail me at garyjoan@thewisp.net.  
     
  • Jan. 21 - TALRPC meeting cancelled. Tentative plans are to meet Feb. 18. Contact: Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665
  • Jan. 26 - NO regular meeting for the TAHS (special meeting held on Jan. 20 at the Dutch Diner)
  • Jan. 27, 4:30-7:00 p.m. - CHILI & HAM SUPPER - Meal will consist of all you can eat chili with relish, dessert and beverage for only $4 and a ham sandwich is $1.50 extra.  Advance tickets or if you need a ride please call               (815)-535-3665         (815)-535-3665.  This is being sponsored by the Tampico United Methodist Men’s Group and children 5-12 years eat for only $2 and children under the age of 5 eat free!  Come and enjoy a wonderful meal and fellowship at the Tampico First United Methodist Church.
  • Jan. 30, 6:00 p.m. - S.O.S. meeting. Topic: Fundraising. Meet in Tampico Ambulance Bldg Contact: Denise Mickelson

 

 

 

  • February 4, 11, 18 & 25, (Thrusdays), MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOES. Play begins at 6 p.m. Click for details. Contact: Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665

  • February 6, 9:00 - 4:00 p.m. - RONALD REAGAN ANNUAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. Michael Reagan to visit the Reagan Birthplace & Museum (111 Main Street, Tampico) approximately 9:15/9:30 a.m. The Tampico Area Historical Society (119 Main St., Tampico) will also be open and serving cake and beverages. Contact: Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581, or 815-622-8705 or email garyjoan@thewisp.net. Other activities planned for the day.

MESSAGE BOARD - JANUARY 2010

OBITUARIES

Gertrude BENSON; George BRINKMAN; Bertha BUCKWALD; Rachel BUSH; Edward D. CALLAHAN; William CHRIEST; Minerva DAVIS; Irene DEVINE; Lester DEVINE; Loren DEWAELE;  Terry DRILLING; Frank EADES; Joseph ELMENDORF; Wayne ELMENDORF; Rubah FARRELL; Cecil FRANK; Emma C. GREENMAN; Mabel HAMILTON; Eugene HANSEN; Ellen HANSON; Hans O. HANSON; Ida HARRINGTON; Laura HENSON; Mary HILGER; Eliza Jane (BUNKER) HIXSON; Glenn HOPKINS; Delbert I. JAQUET; Irma JOHNSON; Elizabeth LANE; Eileen LaRussa; CynthiaMAXFIELD; Martha MCDONALD; Donald A. MUNGOR; Bertha NORMAN; Esta M. OBENDORF; Bessie OLSSON; Clara OLSSON; Glenn PIERCESON; John "Tude" PIERCESON;Amiel PIERSON; Mrs. W. L. QUAINTANCE; Lowell ROCKWELL; Dorris I. ROSENE; Charles SANDROCK; Mrs. George SEYLLER; Hilda Josephine SIBLEY; Gustave STEINKE; Peter SWANSON; Mrs. Carl SWENKE; Dorla THOME; Alice UNDERWOOD; Bill WARLING; Ralph WINKLER; Flora YAGER; Wilbur YONK;

 

MARRIAGES & ENGAGEMENTS

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY

PICASA PHOTO ALBUMS
  • Leon Cemetery - I consolidated multiple listings for this cemetery. Hopefully, I have corrected all the links to it. See the TOC for current link
  • Riverside Cemetery , Prophetstown, IL- This is a new album in the Picasa Photo Albums. I will only be adding photos to this per request for specific graves.

 AREA ATTRACTIONS & ACCOMMODATIONS

  • POSTEN'S MARKET - We have added a dedicated web page for Tampico's new grocery store. Mark it in your favorites to watch for specials and events planned in this quaint, old fashioned grocery store.

New Entries for December, 2009

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

  • December 19. 9:30 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting by TALRPC for the R & B Dutch Diner in Tampico
  • Jan. 21st., 12:30 p.m. - TALRPC meets in back room of Good Times. Contact: Terry Gaskill, Chairperson, 815-535-3665
MESSAGE BOARDS

NEW ENTRIES FOR NOVEMBER, 2009

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - NOVEMBER
  • November 2 (Monday), 12n - COMMUNITY CLUB. Meet at Good Times for lunch, then go over to Community Bldg. for program, dessert & games. Public invited. Contact: Mary Lou Haney,