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Another Update for TAHS Website!
Another Update for TAHS Website!
Jul 7, 2007
I know you just received a newsletter for June updates to
site. However, we have so much going on in July and so many
more contributions to site, that I want to send out a
If you are local, I hope you will be able to participate in
some of the events scheduled in July. Especially the Domino
Night fundraiser. If you can't be there, you could still
purchase raffle tickets. Also the Park Dedication in Reagan
Park - What an awesome endeavor this has been!
Kudos to Bob Johnson! He has submitted all of the headstone
photos for the Thomas Cemetery and they are posted on site.
You can view the entire photo album, or go to each
individual photo from the index.
I have gotten such a tremendous repsonse for offers to help
on all of our cemetery projects - I am just sooooo excited!
Please contact me if you are able to help in any way!
Read what is new in just the first week of July!:
NEW ENTRIES FOR JULY, 2007
July CALENDAR OF EVENTS
REMINDER: The Reagan Birthplace & Museum is open from April
- Oct., M-Sat., 10 - 4 and Sunday, 1-4
The Historical Society is open April - Oct, Sat. & Sun.
1-4p. If no one is on site, go down to Birthplace for
assistance. We are also open by appointment. Contact: Joan
Johnson, email@example.com or Denise
JULY 11 - THPAC (Tampico Historic Preservation Advisory
Committee) 7p @ Historical Museum, 119 Main St. Contact
July 14 - THS Alumni Assoc. Annual Banquet Contact Mary
Anne Nuelle Batten or Joan Olson Johnson
July 21 - Mexican Domino Nite 6p @ TAHS. RNA matching
fundraiser. 50/50 Raffle Contact Joan Johnson
July 22 - Park Dedication 2pm Contact: Shirley Lester
1930 - Burt D. Greenman, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1913 - L. D. Rogers, Submitted by Les Niemi
1931 - Fredda E. (Lowrie) Nims, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1938 - O'Celia Taber McGrady, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1931 - Marion Besse, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1919 - Amelia Josephine (Schmitt) Reynolds, Submitted by
1956 - Helena Hathaway, Submitted by Deb Thormahlen
1931 - Frank J. Hathaway, Submitted by Deb Thormahlen
1958 - Delia Richards Howland, Submitted by Deb Thormahlen
1958 - Nicholas Barrett, Submitted by Deb Thormahlen
2005 - Donna Hunsberger Borop, Submitted by Deb Thormahlen
2005 - Eldon Martin, Submitted by Deb Thormahlen
2007 - Arlene Raica
MARRIAGES & ENGAGEMENTS
1940 - Lola Nelson - Clyde Reum, Submitted by Melva Taylor
1931 - Gladys Sutton - Clyde Hanks, Submitted by Melva
1931 - Fern VanDeMark - Louis Vail, Submitted by Melva
1938 - Mariann Glassburn - Donald Colcord, Submitted by
1946 - Ardeth Crandall - Clark Woolums, Submitted by Melva
1924 - Helena Reynolds - Frank Hathaway, Submitted by Deb
BIOGRAPHIES (Parentheses indicate where to find them from
our Table of
Dr. J. Frank Keefer, (Whiteside 1885) ,transcribed by Becky
Addison S. Melvin, (Whiteside 1885), transcribed by Beck
Abraham D. Mitchell, (Whiteside 1885), transcribed by Becky
1897 Autograph Book
School's in Hume Township 1800's
Local Cemetery (Hume/Wetzell)
MAPS & ATLASES
1922 Whiteside Plat Map (Large pdf file -4.37mb)
1876 Whiteside Co Plat Map in pdf
1876 Bureau Co. Plat Map in pdf
NEW! - I have reformatted the Leon Cemetery Index and
started a "Headstone Album." You can view the entire album
(work-in-progress), or view individual headstones from the
index. HUGE Thank You to Deb Thormahlen and Brian Sanders
for contributing the photos. There is also a link to Brian
Sanders family website linked from the FOY surname listings
on Leon Cemetery Index. Please continue to report any
errors/corrections. You can ALSO post a comment directly
under photo of each headstone!
THOMAS CEMETERY - Bob Johnson has submitted photos of the
If you have any information on the HUME/WETZELL Cemetery,
contact me.This is what we have so
I'm looking for it's history, when started; who owns it,
who maintains it, etc.
Please check in often - We are now over 4100 pages and I'm
just gettin' started! (smile)
Family History Coordinator
Tampico Area Historical Society
TAMPICO AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY - MUSEUM - FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY/RESEARCH CENTER 119 Main St., P. O. Box 154, Tampico, IL 61283 www.tampicohistoricalsociety.com firstname.lastname@example.org President Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581 or email@example.com Family History Coordinator, Denise McLoughlin 815-718-3617. We are an all-volunteer organization so your donations are always appreciated! Sign up to receive our e-newsletter. Thank you! Visit us on FACEBOOK, too.