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TAHS Website Updates for October 2007

Nov 2, 2007

With the holidays approaching, I always think contributions
will slow down, but I am ALWAYS proven wrong. Once again,
you have all come through. We have a micro-fische reader, a
new computer for our Family History Library/Research
Center, monetary donations towards our roof fund,
historical and/or genealogical information submitted to the
website and helping hands at the historical society. Thanks
to you all! It means SO much to SO many people.

NOVEMBER EVENTS
Please check our on-line Calendar for details on all
events!
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/page/page/22558.htm
Nov. 3, 7 p.m. - SWAT (Students with a testimony) will
entertaining with songs and even a puppet show. Something
for everyone!
Nov. 4, Remember to turn your clocks back one hour!
Nov. 5, Community Club meets in Dutch Diner at 12 noon.
(all are invited)
Nov. 6, TAHS Board Meeting 7p.m.
Nov. 7, 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Tampico United Methodist Church
Ham Supper
Nov. 10, Giving Tree, Mini Festival of Trees auction,
refreshments, in Community Bldg. 11-4 p.m. Contact: Shirley
Lester, Kay Lancaster, Denise Mickelson or Joan Johnson.
Please plan on attending this worth-while community event.
Nov. 10, St. Mary's Draw-down - Help them get their new
boiler. (I'm sorry, I do not have more details on this
event. Please contact Bertha Driessens or Sharon Callaghan
for more details)
Nov. 11, Annual Veteran's Day Memorial Service in Reagan
Park. 11:00 a.m. Refreshements served in the Tampico Area
Historical Society immediately following. A memorial with
our area vets will be on display.
Nov. 17, Prophetstown Christmas parade (see our HY&T entry)
Nov. 27, 7p.m. - TAHS meeting. Guest speaker, Harold
Wright. Mr. Wright will be doing a presentation on the
Eclipse Lawn Mower Co. and it's relationship to Tampico.
The Ronald Reagan Birthplace & the Tampico Area Historical
Society are now closed until the 2008 Season. If you would
like to visit either building, please contact Joan Johnson,
815-438-7581, garyjoan@thewisp.net, or Denise McLoughlin
(Historical Society), 815-438-2065 or tahs@thewisp.net for
an appointment.

For a direct link to all of our new entries, please visit
our "What's New"? page on our site:
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Whats_New.html

NEW ENTRIES FOR OCTOBER 2007
MESSAGE BOARDS
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Message_Board.html
William K. Harvey
William McCombs
Lovina Booth
THS Class of 38 (subject: Maxwell's of TX)
Wish List (sorry, this is never-ending) Update! Oct. 10,
2007
Where is that?
Ruth Cummings
Nettie Cummings
Loraine Church Cemetery
More on Rickel
Yorktown Cemetery Walk - re: Christina Berge Sippel
Kepner
Robert L. Burchell of Erie, IL
Mary Berge Howlett
Sippels of Tampico & Surrounding Area
Prophetstown Cemetery vs Riverside Cemetery, P-town
Four Roses Tavern in Yorktown
Where or What was Docie Bottoms?
Red Dot Cabins in Yorktown
Whiteside County Message Board?
Smith Family
Lyndon Taverns
Sippel/Berge of Henry & Bureau Counties
Micahel Wetzell Headstone
Highland School Split in Two
Hillcrest Nursing Home - aka: Henry Co. Poor Farm
IL Newspaper Project

Our Message Board is very active and I rely heavily on YOUR
participation! Please feel free to add your own comments to
any of these messages.

OBITS
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Obit_Index.html
1955 -Leroy Schneider
1958 - Ralph S. McKenzie
1915 - Mrs. Lucy (Burr) Murray
1915 - S. B. Winter
1955 - Dr. Claude D. Love, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1955 - Charlotte Foy, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1953 - Carl Gumfory, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1953 - Ina Ferris, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1953 - Clinton A. Brooks, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1953 - John William Houch, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1953 - Ida (Barenthin) Lyon, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1968 - J. J. Kepner
1960 - Mrs. J. J. (Minnie) Kepner
1959 - Herbert Steinke, Submitted by Melval Taylor
1959 - Lois Echelbarger, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1959 - Niels Fred Hansen, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1959 - Fred Roy Hunt, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1959 - Charles Victor Anderson, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1959 - Minnie Bell (France) Brown, Submitted by Melva
Taylor
1960 - Christopher Kirst, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1960 - John Victor Resberg, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1960 - Raymond V. Rollo, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1960 - Gladys (Headspeth) Sarver, Submitted by Melva Taylor

1960 - Millie Sarah (Vick) Lathrop, Submitted by Melva
Taylor
1960 - Anna S. (Rasmussen) Fritsch, Submitted by Melva
Taylor
2007 - Herbert C. Gerdes

ARTICLES & LOCAL HISTORY
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Articles_Local_History.html
Teachers Daily Register - 1909/1910
J. J. Kepner Honored on 95th Birthday
1908 - Hurt in Runaway (M. R. Lyon), Submitted by Sandi
Hartnell
1908 -Asst. Articles on Marcus Ruel Lyon, Submitted by
Sandi Hartnell
1920 - Death of a Mother - Mrs. Charles Hartnell, Submitted
by Sandi Hartnell
1966 - Clark Lane to Mark 90th Birthday, Submitted by Gail
I. Anderson

ANNIVERSARIES
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Anniversaries.html
J. J. Kepner-Minnie Schmidt - 60th anniversary

BIOGRAPHIES - BUREAU COUNTY 1885
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Bureau_Co_Biographies_1885.html
Dr. George Iden Rice (Lamoille), requested by T. R. Lemons
Joseph Morrison (Princeton), requested by T. R. Lemons
Moses Grumbine, requested by Robt. Grumbine

BIOGRAPHIES - BUREAU COUNTY 1906
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Bureau_Co_Biographies_1906.html
E. A. La Due, requested by Gail Anderson

BIOGRAPHIES - WHITESIDE COUNTY 1900
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Whiteside_Co_Bios_1900_Index.html
James Leahy - requested by Judith Fair

PHOTO ALBUMS - Yorktown
Added link to Yorktown Cemetery Walk in the Yorktown photo
album.
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/Yorktown_Fairfield_Twp_Photos.html


PHOTO ALBUMS - Web Albums
http://picasaweb.google.fi/TampicoHistoricalSociety
Picasa Web Albums - a work-in-progress. I have been adding
new photos to an on-line web album. This will allow those
who view the photos to add comments if they want. Click on
the link to the Albums. Select which album you want to
open. Click on individual photos to enlarge photo, read
details and leave a comment.

CEMETERIES
NEW! Added Anderson Cemetery - Bureau County
http://www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com/page/page/5092164.htm


Feel Free to contact me if you have any questions, if you
would like to visit the TAHS, or if you would like to make
a contribution to the Historical Society.

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

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