Schuyler County, Illinois
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Newspaper Articles


Accidents, Fires, Train Wrecks and other Calamities
-- Meets Tragic End! - L. R. Shannon, Killed in Clinton, IL --
STRUCK BY TRAIN: death of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Aten
Baseball Players Struck By Lightning
Pulaski Died in Hotel Fire
Two Men Killed in Crash (KNOUS and BOLLINGER)


Administrative Notices

Birth Announcements


Birthday, Anniversary and Reunion Parties
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Celebrates 92nd Birthday: Mrs. Jane Walker --
ROBERTSON Family Reunion: August 1935
60TH Anniversary of Albert and Susan STAMBAUGH


100 Year Birthdays
-- Sarah Luttrell --


Church News


Community News
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Littleton Grain Elevator Bought, 1905 and Sold in 1907 --


Crime News
Other newsworthy stories:
Eli Young Possible Murder - near Industry, March 1899
BARTON vs. EXCELSIOR Trial Date Set
Poisoned Liquor


Engagement Announcements



Epidemics
-- Cholera of 1834 --
CORP. H. STAMBAUGH INFLUENZA VICTIM


Gossip and "Visiting" Items


Marriage Announcements


Marriage Licenses


Military News
-- Civil War --
-- WW1 --
-- WW2 --


Obituaries/Death Notices
In addition, these are other news-worthy stories:
-- Hogs Attack Leander Ward in Farm Field --
-- Two of the Nation's Oldest Odd Fellows Died Last Week --
-- Fred Patton is Drowned in Crooked Creek --


"Sick List"


Weather Stories



Other Newspaper Articles:

Newspaper Advertisements
Sparks Grocery Store

 Here and There
People with Schuyler County connections 1857-1881
[Lots of Gossip Items here]

OUR CALIFORNIA BOYS: Schuyler residents that went to California in 1849, appeared in the Schuyler Citizen, March 2, 1859.

 

 Removal Of The Dead - Cemetery Burials Moved

 1948 RUSHVILLE HIGH SCHOOL FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA picture

 Remembrances of Browning Township by Bob Reno: 1995

 

Miscellaneous News Stories
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1896 Illinois River Camping Trip --
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Recluse's Estate Has no Heirs --
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Donated Estate to Build College --
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Colony Pioneer Claim to Sooner Outlaws --
1889 article on Archibald Theodore Graham, born near Birmingham, Illinois from the Carnegie, Oklahoma newspaper in 1953

 





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