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Jersey County Most Recent Updates Added

Jan. 2018 Updates

Certificated Pioneers

Obituaries added for the following:
Emma Bates, Thomas Britton, William Wheeler Coleman, Amanda Diamond, Aaron Dodson, Edith Dwyer, Frances N. Fuller, Howard Kelly, Susan Kirchner, David Matthews, Mary McClean, Melissa McDow, Hugh Montgomery, Rachel Niemeyer, Charles Noble, James R. Noble, Mrs. Jesse Parker, Mahalia Jane Ridenbark / Ridenberk / Ridenbarg, J. P. Robinson, Jessie May Sisson, Edith Smith, Cadia E. Streble, A, M. VanAusdoll, Mary Van Dike, David Wilson, William R. Woods

June 2017 Update

Conditions in Jersey County During the Civil War

Anti-Slavery

Revolutionary War Soldiers

Communities

Askew Hollow Farm Cemetery

Belt Salem Cemetery

Black Mound Cemetery

Brown Cemetery

Armstrong Cemetery

Jerseyville Unclassified Businesses from 1822 - 1901

Jerseyville Classified Business Directory from 1822 - 1901

Biographical Sketches from "History of Jerseyville, Illinois 1822 to 1901"

Updated & New Bios from 1919

Jerseyville Court House

Societies

Physicians (1822 - 1901)

May 2017 Updates

Jersey County Deaths Pre-1916 - Completed!

Jersey County Poor Farm - Plans for new building

Death of Prominent Illinoisan - Osville A. Snedeker

Death Notice - Hon. Joey Cory, Sr.

Death Notice - Hon. Frank Bridges

Community News - New Illinois Railroad

Mrs. T. L. Long - Obituary

Political News - Men Nominated

Weather News - Butter Famine

Legal News - "Will Declared Invalid"

Dr. Horace A. Reddish - Son Arrested for Murder of Rich Illinoisan


Posted 1-19-2017
Obituaries for the following:
John Greeling, Violet Burdette Foiles, Bert Ansell, Mary Dallas Charlton, Logan L. Clendenny, Laverne F. Isringhausen, Frederick William Isringhausen, Ernest Powell

Obituaries

Added: Jan., 12, 2017

1865 Delhi Precinct Census

Added: 11-29-2016

Early Marriages - Oct. 1839 to Dec. 1841

Marriage License Records (1821 - 1850)

Early Land Records


Added: 11-24-16

Mrs. Amanda Greene Obit

Rubel, Michael Obit

Carrico, John C. Obit

Nutt, William Obit

Brown, Robert Obit


Added: 12-25-2016

(Community News) Stillwell, Logan W.

Jerseyville Postmasters


Added: 12-17-2016

Rev. John D. Gillham - Biography


Added: 11-29-2016

Early Marriages - Oct. 1839 to Dec. 1841

Marriage License Records (1821 - 1850)

Early Land Records


Added: 11-24-16

Mrs. Amanda Greene Obit

Rubel, Michael Obit

Carrico, John C. Obit

Nutt, William Obit

Brown, Robert Obit


July 2016 - New Host - Koni Proctor
Updates make by new host: Website made Mobile Friendly - Misc. website information updated - More Coming Soon!

Jan 2015:  Biographies Goodrich; Hamilton; Harriot; Howard; Hughes; Miller; Noble; Pogue; Slaten; Snedeker; Vaughn
Cemeteries: Thompson Cemetery - Surnames Dunbar; Thompson
Church Histories: Colored Baptist; First Presbyterian; German Evangelical Peace; Jerseyville Baptist; Jerseyville Episcopal; Holy Ghost; Methodist Episcopal; St Francis Xavier.
Crimes: Fined for selling liquor
Miscellaneous: Attorneys 1840-1918 ; Jerseyville City Band

Newspaper Data:
Anniversary: Mr and Mrs Miner's 50th
Divorce: Randolph vs. Randolph
Gossip: Card Party; Judge Noble gone to Kane
Marriages:Barr/Bates; Wall/Anderson; Florida/Lowe; Terry/Parsell; Bishop/Stock; Brockman/Kloess; Cole/Kirchner; McMichael/Laurent; Thatcher/Shephard; Powell/Lentz; Ridenour/Bethel.
Real Estate Transactions
Obits: Darr ; Long ; O'Keefe ; Nelson ; Newton ; Sabo
School News: Honors of the graduating class of 1912 Military: Company F 14th Infantry; Bounty for Enlistment; Vietnam War Casualty List ;
School Records: Jerseyville Public School; added graduating classes of 1886 and 1887 for Jerseyville High School;
July 2014:  bio for SEMPLE
Feb 2014:  Obituaries of WW1 Soldiers;  Jersey County Men Battle Experiences from WW1
Oct 2013:  1883 pensioners
July 2013: obit for SMITH
May 2013: VETTER obit
Apr 2013: obits for BOWMAN, COPLEY, WATKINS, CROSS, JOYCE, MCDONALD