Woodford county, Illinois
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March 7 - 1944, 1945 & 1946 Minonk HS Yearbook
March 13 - Spring Bay Cemetery updated, 1913 list of 8th Grade Grads
June 17 - Obituaries; 1913 for ALL the towns within the county
July 21 - Minonk WWII Casualities, 1942 St. Patrick's School Honor Roll
Aug 14 - Illinois Veterans
Oct 1 - 1923 Eureka High School yearbook
Oct 23 - 1917 El Paso High School Yearbook, List of Churches
Oct. 26 - Many marriage annoucements
Oct 27 - History - Celebration of Woodford county, History of Metamora Courthouse, Marriages 1841-47
Nov 30 - Minonk Veteran Memorial, Obituares for many of the soldiers listed on the Memorial and news stories related to some of their deaths.
Dec 2 - Public School Graduates, 1914-15
Dec 3 - Washburn Veteran Memorial Wall
March 20, 2017 - Death of John Perona & Lawrence Kutchma [Minonk News], Spring Bay Cemetery updated
Aug 4 - El Paso High School "Purple & Gold" 1920 yearbook
Oct 18 - News from 1940 for all the local towns in Woodford county [deaths, marriages, births & social]. Also 1923 & 1924 El Paso HS Yearbook
Spring Bay Cemetery

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