Pulaski County, Illinois

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BLACKWELL, Carl of Chicago, IL. and Marie Harman of Chicago, IL. were united in Holy Marriage 22 Aug 1925 at Chicago by John Bedinger, Judge of the County Court of DeWitt County, Clinton, IL.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

CANTRELL, Martha Britt (Walker)-was born 18 Apr 1861 in Carral County, Tennessee.  When at the age of six years she came to Pulaski County with her father and mother William and Julia Britt, where she grew to womanhood.  She departed from this life 24 Jun 1934 at 5:30 o'clock in her home in Mound City at the age of 73 years, 2 months and 5 days. In 1884 she was married to William Louis Walker who preceded her in death in 1898.  To this union 5 children were born-Robert Lee, born 05 Jul 1885; James Oliver, born 04 Oct 1888; William David, born 04 Dec 1890 who died in infancy;  Lovania Lee (Daniels), born 29 Nov 1993; Louis Franklin, born 02 Aug 1895 who died in infancy.  The two remaining sons and daughter all reside at Ullin, Illinois.  In 1902 she was married to Steve A. Cantrell of Mound City where she has resided since that time.  No children were born to this union.  Besides the husband, two sons, and one daughter, one brother, Gray Britt of Mounds, remains to mourn her loss.  She also leaves thirteen grandchildren, many other relatives, and friends by whom she will be sadly missed.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

CRIPPEN, Henry O.-Registration Card.  White, age 21 of Pulaski, IL. Natural born 13 Sept 1895 in Pulaski, IL.  Occupation: Farming.  Employer: J. E. Crippen of Pulaski, IL. Wife and 4 children dependents. Dated 05 Jun 1917.  Original scanned image submitted by Leslie Riney.

CRIPPEN, Olen-Registration Card.  Age 22 of Ullin, IL.  Single Caucasian.  Natural born 12 Jun 1895 in Ullin, IL.  Medium, slender, light hair, blue eyes.  Occupation: Farming.  Employer: Harry Williams of Ullin, IL. Filed by M. J. Rhymer.  Dated 05 Jun 1917.  Original scanned image submitted by Leslie Riney.

DANALS-DANELS-Little Helen Lorine Danals. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Danels was borne 23 Oct 1913 A. D. in Ullin, ILL's.  After an illness of two months her soul took its flight to the eternal home 20 Mar 1917 A. D. age 3 years, 4 months, and 26 days.  While the Angle of death has again come to the home and plucked another little rose bud in its tender youth, and hath borne it on their pinions of love to the sweet fields of Eden, there to transplant it to bloom for ever.  With sad hearts we stand and face this the working of providence and under stand not why these things are so, yet we must sayt that God does all things well, and all things work together for a good to them that love the Lord.  Little Helen leaves to mourn her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Danels, one little sister Bula, her grand parents, several uncles and aunts other relatives and lots of friends.  Funeral services were conducted at the M. E. Church Thursday 22. by Rev. A. E. Bunton, the body was laid to rest at the Anna Cemetery at Anna, ILL's.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

DANIELS, Isabelle was born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Biggerstaff 10 Mar 1853, departed this life 02 May 1931, age 78 years, 1 month, and 22 days.  She was united in marriage to Thomas Daniels in early life and to this union were born five children, two having preceded her in death.  Mrs. Daniels was converted at the early age of 14 and was a member of the Ullin Baptist Church, having lived a true Christian life to the end.  She leaves to morn her departure one son, Ollie Daniels, of Ullin, and two daughters, Francis Daniels, of Anna, and Golda Essex, of Mounds, Ten Grand-Children, four great grand children and many other relatives and a host of friends.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

DANIELS, Ollie M. Daniels of Ullin, 76, died at St. Mary's Hospital in Cairo at 11:59 a.m. Sunday after an illness of several months.  Mr. Daniels was employed by the Ullin Box factory for about 60 years, retiring two years ago.  He was a member of the Ullin village board, on which he served most of his life.  Surviving are his wife, Vinnie, of Ullin; three daughters, Mrs. Maxine Holcomb of Ullin, Mrs. Frances Karraker of Bluford, Ill., and Mrs. Beulah Johnson of Dongola; a son, Morris Daniels of Ullin; a sister, Mrs. Frances Walker of Dongola; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  Mr. Daniels was preceded in death by two infant children.  Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Ullin Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Hobart Peterson of Anna assisted by Rev. Junior Melvin of Ullin.  Interment was in the family lot in the Anna Cemetery.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

DANIELS, Oliver M.-Legitimate male born 09 Sept 1880 in Pulaski county.  Father: Thomas Jefferson Daniels, white 22 year old male born in Mississippi.  Occupation; Farming.  Mother:  Belle Biggerstaff, white 28 year old female born in Mounds, IL.  Occupation: Housewife.  Certificate signed by older sister, Frances Daniels of Dongola, Illinois on the 17 Mar 1945.  Sworn to John F. Lonergan, City Clerk and Local Registrar, Mounds, Illinois.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

DANIELS, Mrs.Vinnie-16 Nov 1959.  DONGOLA, Ill.--An Ullin, Ill., woman was killed and two other persons seriously injured in a head on car crash about two miles south of Dongola Monday.  The dead woman was Mrs. Vinnie Daniels, 62, a passenger in a car driven by one of her daughters, Mrs. Maxine Holcomb, 38, of Dongola.  She was reported in critical condition at Union County Hospital in Anna.  Another daughter, Mrs. Beulah Johnson, 45, was reported in fair condition.  The driver of the other car, Roy Moore, 72, of Anna, was on the serious list at the hospital.  Two passengers in his car, James Kissiar and Charles Hutchison, both 18 and both of rural Dongola, were not seriously injured.  Illinois State Police said Moore started to pass a third car and collided head on with Mrs. Holcomb's auto.  The third car was driven by Fred Coleman, 50, of Dongola.  He, his wife and their three children escaped injury.  Mrs. Daniels leave one son, Morris of Ullin; three daughters, Mrs. Beulah Johnson of Dongola; Mrs. Frances Junkerman of Pinckneyville, and Mrs. Maxine Holcomb of Ullin; one brother, Bob Walker of Ullin; seven grandchildren and other relatives.  The body is at the Stoner Funeral Home in Ullin where friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday.  Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Ullin Baptist Church with Rev. Hobert Peterson and Rev. Charles Ingram officiating.  Burial will be in the family lot in the Anna Cemetery.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

ESSEX, Clarence Edward and Nettie Mae Burkhart.  Marriage license issued 24 Jun 1939, filed 26 Jun 1939 at marriage record T, page 211, by E. W. H---?, Recorder of Deeds.  Original scanned image submitted by Leslie Riney.

GREAR, John Thomas, age 23, white male of Ullin, Pulaski Co., IL. DOB: July 17, born in IL. Occupation: Welder.  Bride: Betty Lou Ridenhour, age 21, white female of Dongola, Union Co., IL.  DOB: March 11, born in IL.  Married: 04 Aug 1946.  County Clerk: M?. Pottes?  Osceloa, MS.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

GREAR, Roy R. (Greer)-of Ullin at the age of 18 and Miss Lorene Harman of Ullin at the age of 18, the mother of the said Roy R. Grear having given assent to said marriage.  Witness: Walter W. Waite.  Dated: 25 April 1921.  Married by Geo E. Betts, Justice of the Peace.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

GREER, Thomas Richard (Grear)-Born in Illinois, died 28 Nov 1920, age 48 years, 8 months, 13 days.  Single white male.  Occupation: Laborer.  Father:  Peyton C. Greer, born in Illinois. Mother-Mary Elizabeth McIntosh Greer, born in Kentucky. Cause of Death:  Heart Failure.  Coroner:  J. C. Steele, Mound City, IL.  Burial:  Fain Cemetery, Cypress, IL. 29 Nov 1920.  Undertaker:  W. J. Rhymer, Ullin, IL.  Registrar:  E. U. Vick.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.   

GREER, Tommie-Certificate of Correction

HARMON, Elizabeth (Moore)-Born ?? Feb 1871 in Polk County, IL., died 01 Dec 1953 in Ullin, age 82 years.  SS#: 357-16-3048.  White widowed female.  Occupation: Housewife.  Father: David Moore.  Mother: Rachel Fox.  Cause of Death:  Coronary Occlusion due to Aortic Regustation and Arteriosclerosis. Physician who signed Death Certificate: J. K. Rossen, Tamms, IL.  Burial: Ullin City Cemetery, Ullin, IL. 04 Dec 1953.  Funeral Director:  Mary Alice Stoner, Stoner Funeral Home.  Informant: Lorene Decker, Dongola, IL.  Filed by Registrar Mike Winkler, Mound City, IL., 03 Dec 1953, Loren D. Stevens, County Clerk.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

HARMON, John William-Born 11 Mar 1870 in Thebes, IL., died 09 Jan 1949 in Ullin, age 78 years, 7 months, 28 days.  SS#: 357-16-3048.  White male married Elizabeth.  Occupation: Common Laborer.  Father: Matt Harmon, born in Germany.  Mother: Mary ?, born in Germany.  Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis.   Physician who signed Death Certificate: J. K. Rossen, Tamms, IL.  Burial: Ullin City Cemetery, Ullin, IL. Funeral Director:  Mary Alice Stoner, Stoner Funeral Home. Informant:  Elizabeth Harman, Ullin, IL.  Filed by Charles Bingaman(?), Jr., Ullin, IL.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

HARMON, Peter-Born 22 Oct 1865 in Commerce, MO., died 22 Jun 1938 in Ullin, age 72 years, 8 months.  White male married Ella Rush.  Occupation: Farmer.  Father: Matthew Harmon, born in Germany.  Mother: ?, born in Germany.  Cause of Death:  Arteriosclerosis apoplexy. Physician who signed Death Certificate: J. B. Mathis, Ullin, IL. Burial:  Ullin City Cemetery, Ullin, IL. 23 Jun 1938.  Undertaker: W. J. Rhymer, Ullin, IL.  Informant:  Ella Harmon, Ullin, IL.  Registrar:  E. C. Holcomb, Ullin, IL.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

HERMAN, Mathias (Matthew Harmon)-Born in Germany, died 24 Oct 1910 in Ullin, age 74 years, 2 months, 9 days.  White male.  Occupation:  Blacksmith from 1858 to 1910.  Father: Peter Herman, born in Germany.  Mother: ? Obelonia, born in Germany.  Cause of Death: Feites(?) and Valvular disease of the heart. Physician who signed Death Certificate: M. L. Winstead, Ullin, IL.  Informant:  Mrs. Mathias Herman.  Undertaker:  Sawyer & Hartwell, Ullin, IL.  Burial: Hazelwood Cemetery, Elco, IL. 25 Oct 1910.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.  

HOLCOMB, Alice-Born 01 Aug 1862, died in Ullin on 01 Jun 1938, age 75, 10 months, 0 days.  White female widowed.  Occupation: Housekeeper.  Birthplace: Oakland, IL., Father-? Gobert, born in France.  Mother-unknown.  Cause of Death: Subarachnoid hemmorrage associated with fall and neck injury, partial tongue and throat paralysis.  Physician who signed Death Certificate: M. E. Cosand, Dongola, IL.  Undertaker: W. J. Rhymer, Ullin IL.  Burial:  Thistlewood Cemetery, Mounds 03 Jun 1938.  Informant:  Elbert Holcomb.  Filed by E. C. Holcomb. Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

HOLCOMB, Edith May (Reed or Read)-Born 15 Aug 1893, died 31 Jan 1949, age 55 years, 3 months, 26 days.  White female married Russell.  Occupation: Housewife.  Birthplace:  Mr. Carmel, IL., Father-U. G. Reed, born in Indiana.  Mother-Mary Baungart, born in Illinois.  Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris. Physician who signed Death Certificate: J. K. Rossen, Tamms, IL.  Burial:  Catholic Cemetery, Villa Ridge, IL. 02 Feb 1949.  Funeral Director:  Mary Alice Stoner, Stoner Funeral Home.  Informant:  Russell Holcomb, Ullin, IL.  Filed by Charles Bingaman(?), Jr., Ullin, IL.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

HOLCOMB, Frank Hiram-Born 14 Apr 1856, died in Ullin on 14 Mar 1937, age 80, 11 months, 0 days.  White male, married Alice ?.  Occupation: Retired Merchant.  Birthplace: Steward, IL., Father-James Holcomb, born in New York.  Mother-unknown.  Cause of Death: Arterio Scherosis and infirmities of old age.  Physician who signed Death Certificate:  J. B. Mathis, Ullin, IL. Undertaker:  W. J. Rhymer.  Burial: Thistlewood Cemetery, Mounds 16 Mar 1937.  Informant:  Alice Holcomb.  Filed by E. C. Holcomb.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

HOLCOMB, Russell H., age 22 of Ullin, marriage to Edith M. READ, age 21 of Ullin, on 13 Feb 1915 in Mound City, by Theo. Hood, County Judge.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

JUNKERMAN, Mary Frances Karraker-Anna, IL.:  Mary Frances Karraker Junkerman, 83, of Anna, died at 3:25 a.m., Wednesday, 26 Sept. 2001 in the City Care Center in Anna.  She was born 21 May 1918 in Ullin, the daughter of Ollie and Vinnie (Walker) Daniels.  She married Elmo Karraker.  He preceded her in death.  She later married Henry Junkerman.  He also preceded her in death.  She was a member of the Church of Christ in Bluford, IL.  She was a social worker for a nursing home in Boubonnais.  She is survived by one sister, Maxine Holcomb Carstens of Anna; four nephews, Jim Holcomb, Ron Holcomb, Barry Holcomb and Oliver Daniels.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, one brother, Morris Daniels and two sisters, Beulah Johnson Goodwin and Helen Daniels.  Graveside funeral services for Mary Frances Karraker Junkerman will be at 11 a.m. Friday, 28 Sept 2001 in the Anna Cemetery with Wesley Hazel officiating.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today, Thursday 27 Sept 2001 in the Crain Funeral Home in Anna.

KNIGHT, (Alvin Alfred)-Sex; male.  Race of Color; white.  Number of Child of this Mother; three.  Date of this Birth; April 10, 1912.  Place of Birth; Home.  Residence of Mother; 8? mi. N. W. Pulaski.  Father Place of Birth; Ill.  Age; 24 years.  Mother Place of Birth; Ill. Age; 20 years.  Full Name of Mother; Myrtle Knight.  Maiden Name of Mother; Myrtle Staten.   Full Name of Father; Samuel Knight.  Occupation of Father;  Laborer.  Reported by W. J. Whiteaker, M. D. 10 April 1912.  Residence: Pulaski, Ill.  Submitted by Donna (Dailey) Knight.

KNIGHT, (Delles Delbert)- Sex; male.  Race or Color; white.  Number of Child of this Mother; Second.  Date of this Birth; Jan. 22, 1911.  Place of Birth, Street; Home.  Residence of Mother; 4 mi. N.E. Pulaski.  Father Place of Birth; Illinois. Age; 23 years.  Mother Place of Birth; Illinois.  Age; 19.  Full Name of Mother; Myrtle Knight.  Maiden Name of Mother; Myrtle Staten.  Full Name of Father; Sam Knight.  Occupation of Father; Farmer.  Reported by W. J. Whiteaker, M. D. 22 Jan 1911.  Residence: Pulaski, Ill.  Submitted by Donna (Dailey) Knight.

KNIGHT, Lottie-Sex; Girl.  Race or Color; white.  Number of Child of this Mother; 4.  Date of this Birth; Jan. 31, 1914.  Place of Birth; Home.  Residence of Mother; 4 mi. N. E. Pulaski.  Father Place of Birth; Ill. Age; 26 years.  Mother Place of Birth; .  Age; 23.  Full Name of Mother; Myrtle Knight.  Maiden Name of Mother; Myrtle Staten.  Full Name of Father; Sam Knight.  Occupation of Father; Farmer.  Reported by W. J. Whiteaker, M. D. 31 Jan 1914.  Residence: Pulaski, Ill.  Submitted by Donna (Dailey) Knight.

KNIGHT, Samuel Leroy Knight of Olmstead in the County of Pulaski and State of Illinois of the age of 21 years (b. 15 Mar 1888 in Pulaski Co., d. 30 Nov 1930, Grafton, Jersey Co., Parents George & Tebitha "Eastwood" Knight)

and Miss Lydia Myrtle (Myrtle Lydia) Staton (b. 14 Jun 1890, d. 05 October 1954, Alton, Madison Co., Parents Benjamin & Martha Staton) of Thebes in the County of Alexander and the State of Illinois of the age of 18 years.  Witness Roy N. Adams, County Clerk and the seal of said County at his Office in Mound City in said County this 19th day of June A. D. 1909.  Lyman G. Caster, a County Judge hereby certify that Mr. Samuel Leroy Knight and Miss Lyda Myrtle Knight were united in Marriage by me at Mound City in the County of Pulaski and State of Illinois on the nineteenth day of June A. D. 1909.  Lyman G. Caster, County Judge.  Submitted by Donna (Dailey) Knight.

RUDE, Leo-of Grand Chain, IL., age 45 and Cuba Burkhart of Mounds, IL., age 40 married in Charleston, MO., 13 Oct 1943, Mississippi County.  Chas E. Kirkpatrick, Justice of the Peace.  Oliver F. Goodin, Recorder of Deeds.  Filed 01 Nov 1943.  Original scanned image submitted by Leslie Riney.

RUDE, Leo Anto (Auto)-Registration Card: age 20 of Olmstead, IL. DOB: 30 Mar 1898.  White U. S. Native. Occupation: Farming.  Employer: I.? S. Rude of Olmstead.  Nearest relative: Kate Rude of Olmstead.  Original scanned image submitted by Leslie Riney.

WALKER, James V.-Born 25 Aug 1847 in Rowan County, NC., died 29 Jun 1932, age 84 years, 10 months, 4 days.  White male married Stella Walker.  Occupation:  Farmer.  Father: Michael P. Walker, born in NC. Mother: Sarah ?, born in NC.  Cause of Death: Chronic Myo?  Physician: unreadable, Anna, IL.  Informant: Agnes E. K?, Anna, IL.  Burial: American Legion Cemetery, Dongola, IL.  Undertaker: Unreadable, Jonesboro, IL. Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

WALKER, John M.-Born 06 Feb in TN, died 29 May 1925, 8:05 a.m., 73 years, 3 months, 23 days.  White male married.  Occupation: Self employed.  Father: Michael Walker, born in TN.  Mother: Unknown, born in TN.  Cause of Death: General Peritonitis. Physician: Silas Vinyard, Karnak, IL. Informant: Alice Walker, Karnak, IL.  Burial: Concord Cemetery, 31 May 1925.  Undertaker: G. A. James, Mound City, IL.  Registrar: M. T. Carpenter, Karnak, IL.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

WALKER, Lee O.-Born 13 Dec 1878 in Illinois, died 17 Jul 1924, 8:15 p.m., age 46 years, 7 months, 4 days.  White male married.  Occupation: Farmer.  Father: James V. Walker, born in NC.  Mother: Lizzie Underwood, born in TN.  Cause of Death: Typhoid Fever. Physician: Willard Thompson, Cypress, IL.  Informant: A. E. Walker, Mound City, IL.  Burial: Grand Chain, 19 Jul 1924.  Undertaker: G. A. James, Mound City, IL.  Registrar: R. P. Evers.  Original scanned death certificate submitted by Teresa Holcomb.

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