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I.O.O.F. Old Folks Home of Illinois
Located at Mattoon, Illinois


Group Picture outside of the home
Submitted by Robert Wolfe
This picture was taken c. 1912 and put on a postcard.
His relative residing in the Odd Fellows Home was Henry B. Webster



1928 Membership:
KEY: Name of Member, Sponsoring Lodge and Location

[Transcribed by Betty Moake]

Anderson, Raymond, Colfax Lodge, Chicago
Andrews, Charles, Southern, Jonesboro
Andrews, Mary, Southern, Jonesboro
Andrus, Thomas E. , Diligence, Princeville
Anthony, George W., Rock Island, Rock Island
Ashley, William H. , Cook Co., Chicago
Ashley, Sadie M., Cook Co., Chicago
Atchison, Ulysses S. , Praire State, Waynesville
Bandelo, Gustav, Vandalia, Vandalia
Bartlow, John H., Bristol, LaHarpe
Bauder, Frederick E., Arrow, Harrisburg
Beck, Arthur T. , Columbia, Peoria
Beck, Nancy A., Columbia, Peoria
Bigler, John, Blue Mound, Blue Mound
Bird, John W. , Yates City, Yates City
Bjork, Emil, Golden Link, Chicago
Breese, Charles L., Erie, Carlyle
Breuscher, William L., West Pullman, Chicago
Bridgeman, William F., Bethel, Chapin
Brixel, Mina, Lincoln Rebekah, Chicago
Brown ,Isaac M., Granite City, Granite City
Brown, Luvina, Granite City, Granite City
Buchanan, William H., Coles Co., Mattoon
Buchanan, John, Neoga, Neoga
Cameron, Mary E., American Rebekah, Chicago
Campbell, Carrie, LaHarpe Rebekah, LaHarpe
Campbell, Hudson L., DeKalb, DeKalb
Campbell, William H. Charleston, Charleston
Campbell, Sally C., Charleston, Charleston
Cantrall, James, Prairie State, Waynesville
Carpenter, George W., Guardian, Woodstock
Carrell, James M. , Atlanta, Greenup
Carrier, Bluford, Midway, Dorrisville
Cartwright, Hirst, Ladd, Ladd
Chaffee, William H., Hyde Park, Chicago
Churchill, Charles, W. , Rock Island, Rock Island
Clark, John P., Union, Chicago
Cody, John, Saunemin, Saunemin
Cook, Sarah, Hamilton, McLeansboro
Cole, Emaline, Sidell, Sidell
Coleman, William H,., Congress Home, Chicago
Collins, Joseph, Casner, Casner
Collins, Dora, Casner , Casner
Comins, Lucia, Illini, Jacksonville
Corville, John, Decatur, Decatur
Creamer, James P., Carlinville, Carlinville
Cummings, Patricia M. Sparta, Sparta
Curtis, Herbert, Kewanee, Kewanee
Davis, Wilbert, Lovington, Lovington
Deem, John H., Geff, Jeffersonville
Deischer, James F., Wabash, Mt. Carmel
Dohrmann, William, Harmonize, Blue Island
Easton, Henry T. Toledo, Toledo
Ellis, Sarah F., Arcanus, Elmwood
Eiston, John, Bogota, Bogota
Emmert, Ulicka, Cerro Gordo, Cerro Gordo
Erp, John S., Sidell, Sidell
Estaque, John, Illini, Jacksonville
Falconer, G.C., Woodlawn Park, Chicago
Feurst, David L. Kewanee, Kewanee
Fittge, Henry, McKinley Park, Chicago
Fletcher, William B., Atlas, Chicago
Franke, Ellen S. Kemper, Kemper
Franke, Henry W., Kemper, Kemper
Fredrickson, Henry E., Enterprise, Belleville
Funk, Maggie, North Fork, Rossville
Gaboretto, Mike, Coal City, Coal City
Gaston, Hugh B. Milmine, Milmine
Gessert, George, Edwardsville, Edwardsville
Goble, John, Hoffnung , Chicago
Gray, Sarah H., Triumph Rebekah, Champaign
Grell, Augusta, Koener, Chicago
Gripp, John F., Hoffnung, Chicago
Hadleman, Benjamin, Althea, Elgin
Hamilton, David, Congress Home, Chicago
Hanch, John, Praha, Chicago
Harrell, Edward, R., Georgetown, Georgetown
Hassell, Charles, Ambrosia, Atlas
Heid, Jacob, Beaucoup, Pinckneyville
Helmer, Fred, Winnebago, Rockford
Hennings, John, Goethe, Chicago
Henningsen, John, Congress Home, Chicago
Hensley, Frank D., Champaign, Champaign
Hensley, Samuel, Rosedale, Kinmunday
Henriksen, Lars, Milmine, Milmine
Henriksen, Anna, Milmine, Milmine
Henry, George, R. Memento, Farmington
Hitchcock, Mary J., Hyde Park, Chicago
Hirsch, Marie, Harmonia, Chicago
Hoots, David F. Coles, Co. Mattoon
Hoover, Thomas, El Dara, El Dara
Hoover, Phelix J., Girard, Girard
Hord, George, A., Athensville, Athensville
Howell, Lucretia, Oakland, Oakland
Howser, Samuel, H., Colfax, Chicago
Hughes, Richard, Woodland Park, Chicago
Hume, Travis M., Sunny Side, Lake City
Humphrey, JOhn H., Nelson, Allenville
Hutton, John H., Auburn, Auburn
Irby, Thomas J., Charleston, Charleston
Jerden, Edward D., Loyal Deering, Chicago
Johnson, Henry J., Chromo, Tower Hill
Johnson, Robert, Electric, Chicago
Johnson, William L., Forest, Wapella
Johnson, Mary E., Forest, Wapella
Kaller, Henry, Loyal Deering, Chicago
Kaltenbach, George, New Chicago, Chicago
Kirst, Augusta, Southwestern, Chicago
Koepp, Fredrick, Hutton, Chicago
Koepp, Clara, Hutton, Chicago
Koster Henry T., Junction, Junction
Kruckenberg, Anna A., McCord Rebekah, Port Byron
Kuch, Micharel, Redmon, Redmon
Laass, William, Covenant, Pekin
Leib, Eli W., Decatur, Decatur
Lenz, John, Helvetia, East St, Louis
Lenz, Francesca, Helvetia, East St. Louis
Lippard, Joseph A., Dongola, Dongola
Lightfoot, Lucia M., Lilla Rebekah, Springfield
Little, Newton, Scott, Bluffs
Littlejohn, William, Divernon, Divernon
Longshore, Hiram A., Hope, DuQuion
Lorenz, Michael, Hutten, Chicago
McElfresh, Myrtle, Moultrie, Sullivan
McKim, William, Sidell, Sidell
Marble, Wyman, West Pullman, Chicago
Marsh, James F., Celestial, Decatur
Martin, Leander, Allen, Bonnie
Martin, Ellen, Suburban Rebekah, LaGrange
Mattice, Sherman, T., Eldorado, Eldorado
Mehrdorf, Frank, G., Normal, Chicago
Mehrdorf, Letitia S., Normal, Chicago
Middleton, Isaac, Tacusa, Assumption
Miller, Charles, Marengo, Marengo
Misbach, John T., Elm Grove, Elmwood Park
Mohr, Christian, Hutten, Chicago
Murphy, Lucinda, Coles County, Mattoon
Olander, Olaf, Wicker Park, Chicago
Organ, Andrew E., Virden, Virden
Padon, Harry H., Nelson, Troy
Palmer, Mary E., Loyal Deering, Chicago
Parks, William R., Noble, Noble
Pedrocca, Lewis, Travelers Rest, Gillespie
Perry, William J., Mt. Pulaski, Mt. Pulaski
Peters, Fredricka, Emeline Rebekah, Morrison
Petri, Jennie, Benevolent, White Hall
Plaster, Thomas J., Elkhart, Elkhart
Powell, Benjamin, Okaw, Shelbyville
Powell, Francis M. Arthur, Arthur
Powell, Leona, Arthur, Arthur
Pratt, Thomas A., Elkville, Elkville
Preston, William, Illini, Jacksonville
Quinn, George, Wabash, Mt. Carmel
Raffety, Anna M., Barry, Barry
Reigart, James, Sheldon, Sheldon
Reigart, Margaret, Sheldon, Sheldon
Reynolds, Mary A., Charity Rebekah, Chicago
Richter, Cathrine B., Hoffnung, Chicago
Roark, Stewart N., Celestial, Decatur
Roark, Joseph L., Coles County, Mattoon
Rogers, George W., Dalton City, Dalton City
Rogers, Emma, Dalton City, Dalton City
Roller, Joseph W., Olive Branch, Canton
Rouelle, Mary, Stark, Toulon
Rausch, Anna, Good Samaritan, Chicago
Russell, William E., Richview, Richview
Russell, Minnie F., Richview, Richview
Sanders, James H., Carterville, Carterville
Sargent, Hiram, Heyworth, Heyworth
Savage,Hamilton M., Roodhouse, Roodhouse
Scofield, Mary A., Cook County Rebekah, Chicago
Seibert, John, Logan, Atlanta
Shaw, John W., Catlin, Catlin
Shedd, Eugene R., Fernwood, Chicago
Sheets, Lewis, New Athens, New Athens
Shipley, Samuel, Palmyra, Palmyra
Sinclair, Almond b., Waterloo, Waterloo
Skiles, George W., Carmi, Carmi
Slaughter, John H., Remembrance, Bloomington
Smith, Sarah M. Coles County, Mattoon
Smith, Frank W., I Will, Chicago
Smith, James, Automobile, East Moline
Smith Austin B., Webster, Webster
Spaid, Mary, Port Byron, Port Byron
Spence, John M. , Bloomington, Bloomington
Stanks, Barbara, Rhoda Rebekah, Sullivan
Stark , Mary L., Eldorado Rebekah, Eldorado
Stewart, William H., Congress Home, Chicago
Stevens, Lewis A., Prospect, Humboldt
Tate, Margaret A., Missing Link Rebekah, Ashley
Thompson Edward H., Fort Clark, Peoria
Thor, John O., Alpha, Alpha
True, Edward, Montgomery, Hillsboro
Tucker, Samantha L., Wild Rose Rebekah, Colfax
Turnbull, William H., Benevolent, White Hall
Valentine, Jame C., Okaw, Shelbyville
Waller, John, Kent, Rockford
Walling James M. , Tuscola, Tuscola
Walton, James F., Arcanus,Elmwood
Warner, Peter G., Tegner, Rockford
Waters, Edward, Will, Chicago
Watkins, Isiah W. Harvey, Harvey
Waybright, Mary E., Lexington Rebekah, Lexington
White, Lizzie, E., Bentley, Carthage
White, Herbert E. Mt. Pleasant, Farmer City
Wicoff, Margaret E., Falmouth Rebekah, Falmouth
Wiedemann, Albert A., Eagle Creek, Eagle
Willard, Maro, Browning, Browning
Wilson, William , Althea, Elgin
Wilson, Charles D., Mound City, Mound City
Winters, Moses N., Casey, Casey
Womack, John W., Eldorado, Eldorado
Young, Thomas L., Mason City, Mason City
Zerr, Lawrence, Stewardson, Stewardson
Zerr, Mary E., Stewardson, Stewardson


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