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TAHS Updates for June 2006

Jul 4, 2006

The TAMPICIO AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY website offers over
3500 pages of FREE historical and genealogical information
and photos (and we're just gettin' started!). The society
covers parts of WHITESIDE County and BUREAU County. Main
focus is in Tampico, Deer Grove, Hahnaman in Whiteside
County and Yorktown and Thomas in Bureau County. We also
work closely with the Prophetstown Historical Society. This
is an interactive website with a well-monitored MESSAGE
BOARD.
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Message_Board.html
Please "drop in" some time.

The HOME PAGE offers a site search engine.
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Home_Page.html

Direct links to the following listings can be found on our
WHAT'S NEW? page:
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Whats_New.html

NEW ENTRIES FOR JUNE, 2006 (Parenthesis indicate where to
find it in the TABLE OF CONTENTS of site)

BIOGRAPHIES
E. S. BENTLEY (Whiteside/1885) - Requested by George C.
Bentley
Nicholas VOCK (Whiteside/1908), Requested by Ann Wagonecht

SWEDES IN ILLINOIS
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/SwedesInILindex.html
P. Olof Bersell - Requested by Lauren Baxter
Anders Olof BERSELL - Requested by Lauren Baxter

UPDATES
Revised the email contact for Bureau County Geneological
Society (Bureau County/Bureau County Contacts)
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Bureau_County_Contacts.html

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Articles_Local_History.html
U S POSTAL SERVICE RE-ISSUES REAGAN STAMP
Tampico & Lyndon
Where the Gipper first went 'Goo-Goo' & John "Handsome
Jack" Klutas

ON THE CALENDAR
June 22 - "Game Night" all ages welcome. Community Bldg.
6pm
Tampico Festival Days - June 23 - 25
Festival Days Parade - Sunday, June 25 @ 1 p.m.
June 27 - TAHS monthly meeting. Guest speaker: Orville
Goodenough on "Old Barns of Whiteside County" 7pm

OBITS
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Obits.html
Oliver Daniel OLSSON - (Obits) Requested by Lisa Sturtevant
John H. SHERMAN - Submitted by Art Cohan
John R. HOWLETT, Jr 1905

MARRIAGES
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Marriages_Engagements.html
GLASSBURN - FORWARD 1905: Added another announcement from
the Tampico Progress newspaper. This announcement follows
the announcement in the Tampco Tornado newspaper that was
already posted to site.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Message from TAHS president, Joan Johnson:
Members of Tampico Area Historical Society and Friends:This
is a note to let you know that Mrs. Lucille Bollenbach
passed awayon Saturday, June 17. She has been a resident of
Prophetstown GoodSamaritan home for the past few years.
Visitation will be at 9:30 AM Tuesday,June 20 at Garland
Chapel in Tampico, with the funeral following at 10:00 AM.
She was a good friend, dedicated teacher and loyal charter
member of theTampico Area Historical Society, as well as a
member of the Tampico MemorialCemetery Association. She
will be missed by all. Joan

COUNTY DIRECTORIES
Merchants/Tradesmen/Manufacturers - Whiteside County 1902
(Whiteside County)
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Whiteside_Merchants_1902.html

MESSAGE BOARD TOPICS FOR JUNE 2006
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Message_Board.html
Shere/Pierceson/Dow/McKenzie Reunion
Sherman
Ambrose Shere & Family
Wicks Family in Bureau Co IL
Shere, Pierceson Families
Orpah Page Stacy
Schultz Family & Grim Family
House on 206 Main Street (old A T Glassburn home)

ILLINOIS SOLDIERS & SAILORS HOME - QUINCY
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/IL_Soldier_Sailor_Home_Quincy.html
Photo of Il Home with group of people on front steps -
Submitted by Carol Walsh

CEMETERIES
Greenville/Fairfield Cemetery - AKA: Union Cemetery or
WHittington Cemetery. I have updated the list. This is
STILL an ongoing project. Keep checking back as I continue
to add and update information.
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Greenville_Fairfield_Cemetery.html

Denise McLoughlin
Family History Coordinator
Tampico Area Historical Society
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com

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