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This website is full of searchable genealogical data. This is not
a site of just links - these pages are full of everything you need to find your family's history, including obituaries,
biographies, marriages, birth notices, census data, cemetery listings and much
My name is Kim Torp and as your county host I try to post as much data online as possible in order to make it freely
available to all. We gratefully accept contributions of raw data such as census information, marriage/birth/death
records, obituaries, county histories, biographies, old newspaper items - anything that would help someone build
their family tree!!!
your contributions - every little bit helps.
These pages are updated frequently, so CHECK BACK OFTEN!
All the information on these pages has been gathered
at great time and expense by myself and some very generous volunteers. We welcome you to search for Jasper County
families and history here.... HOWEVER, please respect the amount of effort we have put into this endeavor and DO
NOT take anything from these pages to place on other websites. Feel free to
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And conversely, please don't submit information to me that you
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you identify anybody in this
My Hicks Family
My ancestors established their family homestead in this county
in 1851. The Hicks homestead was located in Grove township, near the town of Gila and next to Kern's, "sometimes
called Hicks", Graveyard. Immediate neighbors were the Eagleton, Jack, and Bolton families. Some families
that married into my Hicks line were Wilson, Strole, Printz, Wright, Hinton, Linthicum
More information can be found at my personal website at
Hicks family also previously lived in Coles
County, IL, Bracken
County, KY and
County, WV before
coming to Jasper County.
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do research on your behalf.
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