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    Village of Tampico (off-site link)


 Misc. Bios (compiled from various sources) Bureau Co., 1885   Bureau/Marshall/Putnam 1896 Past & Present of Bureau Co., IL 1906

Whiteside Co., 1877

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 Whiteside Co., 1885  Whiteside Co., 1900

Whiteside Co., 1908

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Swedes in IL


    Anderson Family (Bureau Co.)   Cartwright (aka: Thomas), Bureau Co. Chapel (Bureau Co.) Greenville/Fairfield (Bureau Co.)



Leon Cememtery (index) Miscellaneous
Leon Cemetery Photos      
Newell (Bureau  Co.)


Old Tampico Cemetery

Sharon Cemetery

Data Collection by Robin Pardus

 St. Mary's (Tampico)  Tampico Memorial (TMC)

 TMC Headstones


Thomas (Bureau Co.) Union (Bureau Co.) Wetzell
Whittington   Yorktown  (old format)   Yorktown (new format)


   Layout of TMC


IL DAR Index of Whiteside Co. Cemeteries through 1959 (online in Internet Archives




 Church of Christ

201 S Fremont Street. (Private Residence)



Photo Album

Index of Members:1950/51, 1970 & 1999 

NEW! Articles: History & Pastors of Tampico Methodist Church



St. Mary's

105 N. Benton St.

Fairfield Churches 1885 Greenville Churches 1885  CHURCH INDEXES    




IL Probate Records 1819-1970    


1877 - Voters/Tax Payers, Fairfield Twp, Bureau Co., IL

1877 - Voters/Tax Payers, Greenville Twp, Bureau Co., IL


 1892 - Merchants' Directory, Bureau Co., IL  1902 - Merchants' Directory, Bureau Co., IL 1914 Merchants' Directory, Bureau Co., IL  1902 - Merchants' Directory, Whiteside Co., IL 1914 Merchants' Directory, Whiteside Co., IL  Fairfield Twp. Land Owners 1860 Census - Tampico 1870 Census - Tampico 1880 Fairfield Census


  Family Histories/Gen Charts   Bureau Co., 1867 Bureau Co. 1872 Bureau Co., 1885   Index: Maps & Sketches of Bureau Co.  Index: Thomas, Fairfield Township, Bureau Co. (aka: Sodtown)    
Index: Hahnaman/Deer Grove HY&T Portland  Railroads   Index: Tampico History of Tampico by Hugh Downs, 20/20, 1982 Tampico History 1910 Special Edition of the Tampico Tornado Tampco Time Line TAMPICO TOWNSHIP 1877 VILLAGE OF TAMPICO 1877
 Whiteside Co. 1877  Whiteside Co. 1885    Whiteside Co. 1908

 Whiteside 1968




Yorktown, Fairfield Twp., Bureau Co. - 1877 Article in Sterling Gazette Newspaper   Yorktown, Fairfield Twp., Bureau Co. Yorktown Twp., Henry Co.    


IL Genealolgical & Historical Societies Bureau County Genealogical Society (BCGS) (Newly Formed) Lee County Historical & Genealogical Society Prophetstown Historical Society Sterling/Rock Falls Historical Society Sterling Public Library 

Odell Public  Library, Morrison

Morrison Historical Society
200 East Lincolnway

Morrison, Illinois 61270

815-772-3013 or 815-772-4558

Walnut Public Library Fulton Historical Society - Martin House Museum
  Manlius Historical Society Whiteside Co. Blog by Deb Thormahlen ALPLM - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Tampico Library (815) 438-5895

Hours: Tues. 2:30-4p, Wed. 5p-7p, Sat. 10a-12n

Lyndon Area Historical Society Whiteside County Illiinois Genealogy    


Civil War Vets buried in Whiteside County Civil War Soldiers' List by Residence

Index to Illinois Soldier's & Sailor's Home at Quincy

IL UNION VOL. REGIMENTS - CIVIL WAR  Military Photo Album Military Tracts  Roll of Honor - Vets (From the Tampico Tornado Newspaper, May 30, 1929)  Tampico Area Civil War Vets Researching Military Records in Nat'l Archives (off site link)



Gazette On-line Index (Index ONLY)

Off Site Links

Early Sterling Newspaper Archives

Off Site Links
Sterling Public Library Digital Archives TAMPICO TORNADO Index of Issues we have archived at TAHS

Morrison Newspapers 1857-2007 Off Site Link

IL Newspaper Project

Off Site Link

IL Digital Archives

Off Site Link




1910 Special Edition of Tampico Tornado - History of Tampico IHPA - IL Historic Preservation Agency   ALPLM -Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library - Division of IL Historic Preservation Agency ALPLM - Genealogy ALPLM - Newspapers - on microfilm ALPLM - Inter-library loan for microfilm    



Index to
Family Photos


Military Album

Yorktown, Fairfield
Township, Bureau Co

Index to Schools & Class

Index to People/Places/Things

HY&T and
other trains


Hennepin Canal


Index to Bureau County Photo Albums

Mystery Photos

Clubs & Organizations



ABBOTT - THALINE                    
Aldrich             SWANSON      
Amish Cemetery: Anderson Family Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - North Fence Line   Gift Shop Maps & Atlases Reagan Statue Dedication November 3, 2013 Swedes In IL      
  Cemetery: Chapel Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section E Church: Christian Science Glassburn Family McCabe Family Michael Reagan's Visit to Tampico 2011

TAHS Programs:



2015 +

Victorian Funeral Customs

  Cemetery: Hume (Hume Twp., Whiteside County)     Green River Ordnance McCombs  


"Letters from Evadne Kelly to son Dale, ca. 1944-45


TAHS Mar 2018

Monsanto Check $2500

              TAHS PROGRAM - History of Coca-Cola      
Area Attractions & Accomodations*   Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section F Church: Methodist Griffin Family McCreedy Family Remington Family Tampico American Legion Post # 574      
          McKenzie & Sturm          
      Church: Plymouth Cong Church of Hum   Memorial Day Services 2014   Tampico Centennial 1975      
      Church: St. Mary's Catholic       Tampico Days (Homecoming)      

Tampico Elementary 


Baptist Church Cemetery: Leon Methodist Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section G Christmas in the Country 2011 H Y & T  & Other Trains Military Rickel, Loraine Township

Tampico Elementary

1950, 1981-82 1882-83

Berge (aka: Birge) Family. Includes: Howlette & Parent       HALL Family            
  Cemetery: Miscellaneous Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section H Clubs & Organizations Halligan Family Miller Family Ronald Reagan Birthplace, Museum & Gift  Shop Tampico Grade School Graduation      
    Cemetery: Tampico Memorial Sect. I CONROY & WINTER(S) Families       Tampico High School 1918      
    Cemetery: Tampico Memorial Sect. J       ROSELING Family Tampico High School 1944      
Bollivar Family Cemetery: Newell Cemetery: Tampico Memorial Sect. K Crandall Family Hansen Miscellaneous News Articles Rosene Family Tampico High School 1946      
    Cemetery: Tampico Memorial Sect. L    HARRINGTON            
        Hellier Family            
Booth Family Cemetery: Riverside, Sterling Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section  J Crook Family Hennepin Canal Mystery Photos Ross & Coates Families (Includes Anderson & Johnson famlies) Tampico High School 1948      
Brandenburg     Darby Family              
Breed Family CEMETERY: RIVERSIDE in Prophetstown, IL Cemetery: Tampico Memorial  - Section K Darnell Family Higday Family Nicely & Woods Families School Ledgers Tampico High School 1950      
Brewer Family Cemetery: Shady Town (aka: Sandy Town or Pleasant Ridge) Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section L Dedication of Historic Marker in Reagan Park Hogeboom Family Obituaries Schools - Bureau County Tampico High School 1951      
      Denison   Old Settlers of Whiteside County          
Brown Family Cemetery: Sharon Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section M Dir Family Houch & Brandt Families Olsson Family Searcy Family Tampico High School 1953      
Burden Family                    
Bureau County Cemetery: St. Mary's Catholic 1,
St. Mary's Catholic 2
Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section N Doctor Johnson & Family Jacobs & Teach Families (Misc.) People Seymour Family Tampico High School 1954      
Burial Permits will no longer be displayed publically. Please contact us for permit search.             Tampico High School 1956      
  Cemetery: Tampico Memorial 2/2 (will be moved to appropriate section) Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section O Documents Jacobson Family Photos from Biographical Sketches Shere & Heintzelman Familes Tampico High School 1957      
          Riverside Cemetery - Prophetstown          
  Cemetery: Union - aka: Greenville/Fairfield or Whittington       Ronald Reagan 98th Birthday (2009)          
  Cemetery: Yorktown       Ronald Reagan 99th Birthday (2010)   Tampico High School 1958      
Businesses Cemetery Walk 2002-2005 Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - Section P Dow Family Jensen & Larsen Families Ronald Reagan 100th Birthday (2011) Sippel Family Tampico High School 1967      
      DRONENBERG JOHNSON Ronald Reagan 101st Birthday (2012)   Tampico High School 1970      
      Elmendorf Kelly Family Ronald Reagan 102nd Birthday (2013)          
Cain Family Cemetery Walk 2009 Cemetery: Tampico Memorial - West  end (New section) Emmons Family Kirst Family Ronald Reagan 103rd Birthday Celebration (2014) Smith Family Tampico High School Band      
          Ronald Reagan 104th Birthday (2015)          

1. CEMETERY: Yorktown

2. YORKTOWN Cemetery by Les Niemi

    Ronald Reagan Birthplace Visitors           
Cantlin Family Cemetery Walk 2010 Chapin Creamery Engagements & Weddings Kolb Family Ronald Reagan Book Signing w/author Peter Hannaford Stevens Family Tampico High School Sports      
    Chamberlain-Bolhofner Family FAMILY HISTORY NIGHT - SHOW & TELL Loudenberg (inc: Harmon)     Tampico Middle School Trophies      
Caskey Family Cemetery Walk 2011 Church: Baptist Fisher Family Lyon & Hartnell Families Reagan Centennial Celebration (100th Birthday) Stewart Family Tampico Tornado Advertisements Yorktown    
            Sturm - inc. McKenzie Tampico Town      
      FOY Family       THPAC Beer & Brat Fest 2015      
      Funeral Logs - private - contact administrator       Wheelock      
              Veterans Day 2014      
  Cemetery Walk 2012 Church: Christian (Church of Christ)   Main Street  Tampico Reagan Park Swan Family Visit From RR Presidental Library, Simi Valley Underhill & Hotchkiss    











































IL Ancestors IL Ancestors/Bureau Co.

TAMPICO HIGH SCHOOL (a wonderful off-site link to now-defunct High Schools - Illinoisglorydays.com)

  Genealogy Trails - Whiteside County
Rock Falls Tourism
IL Saving Graves Census Finder   Volunteers - Obit lookups


Jesse White, Sec. of State

Northern IL Historic League    
 Genealogy Trails - Henry Co. Whiteside County, IL Genealogy

Google Books:

Laws of IL 1915 (type in Tampico in search box)

Member of Northern IL Historic League
 IL Ancestors - Henry Co. IL State Archives (New URL) LDS - Family Search (new version)  
IL GenWeb Project IL Digital Archives    








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