Williamson County, Illinois
Genealogy and History

Genealogy Trails - Finding Ancestors wherever their trails led

 



Creal Springs Township


(Union, T10-3)

Places in Creal Springs Twp

Section 11 -- Canaville. When the RR station was built it was named for Wm H Willeford, so the name of the town was changed in 1904
Section 13 -- Odumburg had a post office.
Section 17 -- Ward's Mill was est in 1811 by Joseph and Thomas Griffith.
Section 23 -- Gaskells was on a RR line, it was probably just a station.
Section 25 -- Creal Springs was an early French trading post. In 1881 Edward G Creal discovered a mineral springs and built a town there, plated in 1883.
Section 35 -- Sulfur Springs was about 3/4 of a mile south of present day Creal Springs.

Creal Springs Twp Churches

Name

Town or section

 
Cana Missionary Baptist sec 11 burnt Nov 1878, not rebuilt, aka Odumburg Church
Fairview Baptist sec 13 on Sarahville road
Seaburg Sulphur Springs est 1825, 3/4 mile south of Creal Springs
Shilo sec 6 est 1862, 3 miles south of Marion
Union unknown ? sec 35  
unknown sec 14 on 1876 map

Creal Springs Twp Cemeteries -- Transcriptions

Atwood sec 15
Baker-Hunter sec 33
Brandcliff sec 18
CL Parks sec 13
Cana Church sec 11
Cash (?) sec 18
Cocke sec 32
County Line sec 35
Creal Springs in town
Donelson sec 22
Fairview sec 13
Goddard sec 34
Harris farm (?) sec 22
Hill sec 6
Kimmel sec 29
Lewis sec 20
McDonald sec 1
Odum Family sec 13
Old Sulfur Springs sec 35
Salem sec 35
Shiloh sec 6
Taylor (?) sec 35
Ward sec 17
White sec 4
White Oak sec 30
Violet farm sec 10
unknown sec 15
unknown sec 6

Creal Springs Twp Schools

Name

Town or section

 
Creal Springs Seminary Creal Springs est in 1884, 1st principle Gertrude Brown Murray, chartered as a college in 1894. closed 1916
Fairview #4 sec 13 on the Sarahville rd
Kimmel #88 sec 28 land donated by Joseph Kimmel
Klutts sec 17  
Odum #82 Odumburg land donated by Moses Odum
Seaburg Sulfur Springs est 1825
unknown sec 5 on 1876 map
unknown sec 14 on 1876 map
unknown sec 15 on 1876 map
unknown sec 26 on 1876 map
unknown sec 32 on 1876 map

Creal Springs Twp Mines

No Mines are in this township





HOME


Copyright © Genealogy Trails