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TAHS New Entries for January 2005

Apr 8, 2005

JANURARY 2005 ENTRIES

BIOGRAPHIES

John Abbey (Whiteside County)
Asa Abbott (Whiteside County)
George Adair (Whiteside County)
Charles F. Adams (Whiteside County)
George B. Adams (Whiteside County)
Robert Adams (Whiteside County)
William Aitken (Whiteside County)
John F. McNaughton (Whiteside County)
George Seyller (Whiteside County)
Edward H. Nevitt (Whiteside County)
William Thompson (Thomson or Tompson)(Whiteside County)
Alfred W. Fenton (Whiteside County)
Wiliam Huffman (Whiteside County)
Robert M. Carr (Whiteside County)
Benjamin Burgess, Jr. (Whiteside County)
Noble F. Eddy (Whiteside County)
Lorenzo Eddy (Whiteside County)
Cornelius Bachellor (Whiteside County)
Jonas H. Baer (Whiteside County)



PHOTOS

Dow: Oscar, Arthur, Lucy, Maude, Chancy, Duane, Son of
Duane, Dow boy (Dow Family Photo Album) - Submitted by
Connie Essig
Merchants Receipts (People/Places/Things) - submitted by
Connie Essig
McKenzie Store (People/Places/Things) - submitted by Connie
Essig
Bureau Co. Schools (new album) with list of Teachers' names
(Photo Album Index/Bureau Co.) - Submitted by Bob Johnson
1872 "Rules for Teachers" linked from Bureau Co. Schools
Photo Album - Preface, submitted by Bob Johnson
Old Telephone Office, Thomas, IL(Photo Album/Thomas,IL,
Also in HOGEBOOM Family Album) - submitted by Bob Johnson
New Photo Album - Tampico High School Year Books (Photo
Albums)
1973 Tampico High School Class pictures (Photo Albums-THS
Year Books)
John Gudgell home ca 1923 (Photo Album/Thomas, IL) -
submitted by Vivian Gudgell
Ronald Reagan in Tampico 1976 (Photo Albums/Reagan Photo
Gallery)
1974 Tampico High School Class Pictures (Photo Albums/THS
Year Books
Tampico Methodist Church (Photo Albums/People, Places &
Things)- submitted by Connie Essig
Stained Glass Window of Methodist Church (Photo
Albums/People,Places & Things) - submitted by Connie Essig
Gillette's Dry Goods Store (Photo Albums/People, Places &
Things) - submitted by Connie Essig
Johnson Family Photo Album (Photo Albums/Index to Family
Albums)
Lester E. Johnson (Photo Albums/Johnson Families),
submitted by Bob Johnson
Johnson Kids (Johnson Family Album), submitted by Bob
Johnson
Presidential Order of Merit to Lillie Johnson (Johnson
Family photo album), submitted by Bob Johnson
Johnson School 1913 w/names of students (Bureau Co.
Schools), submitted by Bob Johnson
Various Certificates to Lillie Johnson - too many to list
(Johnson Family Photo Album), submitted by Bob Johnson
Reagan in Tampico and various news articles (Reagan Photo
Gallery - rows 9-11), submitted by Bob Johnson
Helen Nicely (Photo Albums/People), submitted by Bob
Johnson
Paul Nicely with "Moon Reagan" in Tampico (Photo
Albums/People), submitted by Bob Johnson
West Family Photo Album (Photo Albums/Index to Family
Albums)
Birth & Death Records of West Family from the Family Bible
(West Family Album), submitted by Connie Essig
1891 store receipt from N.J. Hogeboom & Son to O. McKenzie
(McKenzie Photo Album and Hogeboom Photo Album), submitted
by Connie Essig
1948 Financial Statement for Tampico Nat'l Bank (Photo
Album Index/People-Places-Things), submitted by Bob Johnson
1894 2-page, hand-written request to build Meeting House in
Yorktown (Yorktown Photo Album), submitted by Connie Essig
1811-1840 hand-written historical notes (Bureau County
Photo Album), submitted by Connie Essig
Hand-written historical chronology of Bureau Co. (Bureau
Co. Photo Album), submitted by Connie Essig
1901 THS Athletic Team (Photo Album/Class Pictures 2),
submitted by Connie Essig
Aerial view of Yorktown, Fairfield Twp, Bureau Co. in 1955
(Yorktown Photo Album), submitted by Bob Johnson
Amish Church (People/Places/Things), submitted by Bob
Johnson
Amish Church Property (People/Places/Things), submitted by
Bob Johnson
Center Grade School, Tampico (Schools & Class Pictures),
submitted by Bob Johnson
Fairfield Evangelical Lutheran church - Tampico
(People/Places/Things), submitted by Bob Johnson
Lutheran Church-Yorktown (Yorktown Photo Album), submitted
by Bob Johnson
Grade School - Yorktown (Yorktown Photo Album), submitted
by Bob Johnson
Burden School Dist 40 (Schools/Class Pictures), submitted
by Bob Johnson
School Dist 45-Tampico (Schools/Class Pictures), submitted
by Bob Johnson
Fairfield Cemetery (Bureau Co. Photo Album), submitted by
Bob Johnson
Thomas Grade School (Thomas Photo Album), submitted by Bob
Johnson
Area Farms & Buildings - includes surnames Aagesen,
Anderson, Berge. Towns included: Tampico, Yorktown &
Thomas, IL (People/Places/Things), submitted by Bob Johnson
Area Farms in Tampico - Berge/Blackert/Brandau
(People/Places/Things), submitted by Bob Johnson
Area Farms in Tampico - Brown/Buckley/Bunker/Burden/Buren
(People/Places/Things), submitted by Bob Johnson
Lovina Booth/Mrs. Horace Booth (Booth Family Album)
Tampico Buildings - new photo album
(Index:People/Places/Things)
Certificate appointing Washington Thomas Postmaster - 1889
(Photo Album/Thomas, IL)
McKenzie land sale for HY&T right-of-way 1914 (HY&T Photo
Album)
Howlett Bros. Hardware/Furniture Store and Henny Buggy Co.
(Photo Albums: Index: People/Places/Things - Tampico
Buildings)
Added names to A.W. Bastian 1909 reception
(People/Places/Things)
Fred Cain (Cain Family Album)
Haney Cain (Cain Family Album)
Group Photo - with names (Photo Album/People)
Added names to Church of Christ Sunday School Class picture
(Ronald Reagan Photo Gallery)
Added a "MYSTERY PHOTOS" album. If you can identify any of
the them, please contact Denise McLoughlin at the TAHS
(Main Menu/Photo Albums)
Shaheen's Grocery Store 1940 (Index:
People/Places/Things-Tampico Buildings)
Main Street, Tampico 1915 (Photo Album/Tampico Buildings)
Tampico Sports - new photo album (Index:
People/Places/Things - Tampico Sports)
Tampico Basketball Team 1924-25 (Tampico Sports Album)
1876 Ledger from the Yorktown General Store (Index: Bureau
County Photo Albums), on loan from Connie Essig
Added names to photo of R. Reagan's 4th Grade Class (Reagan
Photo Gallery)
Mystery photo from V. Gudgell re: Mr. Latham. Can you
identify? (Mystery Photo Album), submitted by Vivian
Gudgell
Tampico High School - Class of 1938 (Index to Schools &
Class Photos/Class Photos 2), submitted by Vivian Gudgell
Besse Yarde "Pancake Days"(Tampico Buildings), submitted by
Connie Essig
Tampico Hardware and Tavern next door (Tampico Buildings),
submitted by Connie Essig
Tampico Hardware and Theatre next door (Tampico Buildings),
submitted by Connie Essig
Tampico Hardware - Pancake Days (Tampico Buildings),
submitted by Connie Essig
Tampico 5th Grade Class, 1955 (Index to School.Class
Pictures - Class pictures 2), submitted by Richard Hinton
New Photo Album - Hansen Family (Family Photo Album)
1954 class photo - Reeves School (School Photo Albums/Class
pictures 2), submitted by Connie Essig
Bud's Lunch Cafe (Tampico Buildings), submitted by Connie
Essig
Maude Sly (Photo Album/People)
News article on Lovina Booth includes bio (Booth Family
Album)
OBITS

Minerva Miller Lyon, submitted by Sandi Hartnell (OBITS)
Sigrid Marie Pierson Memorial Card (Obits), submitted by
Bob Johnson
Mrs. Iva M. Schmitt Memorial Card (Obits), submitted by
Connie Essig
Mr. John W. Schmitt, Sr. Memorial Card (Obits), submitted
by Connie Essig
Mildred Thome (Obits)
Jane Fluck (Obits)
Wesley Verhuist (Obits)
Gwendolyn Peterson (Obits)
Ambrose A. Shere (Obits), submitted by Les Niemi
ILLINOIS SOLDIER'S & SAILOR'S HOME AT QUINCY

Samuel F. Brady (Military)
Edmund E Page (Military)
HENRY COUNTY (Henry Co. info will be moved to IL
Trails-Henry Co. in near future)

Henry County OBITS (Henry County)
Clara E. Nichols 1892 (Henry Co. OBITS), submitted by P.
Higgins
Sophia Samuelson Miller Nichols (Henry Co. OBITS),
submitted by Phyllis Higgins
Mrs. Mary Nichols (Henry Co. OBITS), submitted by Phyllis
Higgins
Henry County Photo Album (Henry County)
1877 Henry Co. Plat map showing Edgar Nichols Farm (Henry
Co. Photo Album), submitted by Phyllis Higgins
Gravesite of Samuel Nichols (Henry Co. Photo Album),
submitted by Phyllis Higgins
Gravesite of Edgar Nichols (Henry Co. Photo Album),
submitted by Phyllis Higgins
Gravesite of Deacon James Miller (Henry Co. Photo Album),
submitted by Phyllis Higgins
Gravesite of Abigail Nichols (Henry Co. Photo Album),
submitted by Phyllis Higgins
Petition for the estate of Samuel Nichols (Henry Co. Photo
Album), submitted by Phyllis Higgins

FAMILY HISTORIES

McKenzie Family Report (Main Menu/Family Histories, also
linked from McKenzie Family Photo Album) Submitted by
Connie Essig
Descendants of Geo. Forward, Jr. (Main Menu/Family
Histories), submitted by Laura Balluff
David Slye - in pdf. (Main Menu/Family Histories),
submitted by Mike Russell
MISCELLANEOUS

1914 Deer Grove Merchants Directory (History &
Biography/Index to Directories)
"Country School Days 1905-1915" written by Lillie M.
Johnson (Bureau County)
"An Ott Story..." - I added this off-site link to the
Phillip Ott Biography. This article has to do with the
father of Phillip Ott.(Biographies/Phillip Ott/Related
Links) - submitted by Becky Arnold Jones.
Fairfield Twp, Bureau County Landowners (Bureau County &
Maps/Atlases), submitted by Les Niemi
Added correction to Tampico Memorial Cemetery List,
submitted by Deb Peterson
PROJECTS - A page listing the current projects of the TAHS
Family History Library/Research Center. Can you or someone
you know help us? A quick reference tab is located at top
of each page.

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