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Births and Related Items Abstracted from the Camp Point Journal of Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois 1873-1903

Mrs. Joseph J. Beals Sr. and Mrs. Sandra Kirchner

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ISBN 10: 0788412140 / ISBN 13: 9780788412141
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BRAND NEW Softcover - Index - 134pp - While conducting research on their own families in early Illinois newspapers, Mrs. Beals and Mrs. Kirchner realized that others could benefit from the wealth of genealogical material they had discovered. This volume is the result of their continuing efforts to make this valuable information on Illinois families available to fellow researchers and historians. The birth records and related items included here are abstracted from the Camp Point Journal and dated between the years 1873 and 1903. Records are listed alphabetically by the name of the principal subject in each entry, often either a parent or newborn, and include the date of original publication. Birth records usually list the names of at least one parent, the date of birth and the town in which the event occurred. Supplemental personal information is included wherever known. A full-name index adds to the value of this work A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 2197184

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The following 4 volumes provide a wealth of genealogical materials on Illinois families. Births and Related Items Abstracted from The Camp Point Journal of Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois, 1873-1903. Records are listed alphabetically by the name of the principal subject. Birth records usually list the names of at least one parent, plus the date and place of birth. Supplemental personal information is included wherever known. Deaths Abstracted from The Camp Point Journal, Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois (Vol. 1-1873-1882; Vol. 2-1883-1892; & Vol. 3-1893-1903). The records in these 3 volumes are listed alphabetically by the name of the principal subject. The entries themselves are often rich in interesting information about the deceased, their family members or others who were in some way connected to the deceased. Information on the deceased often includes date, time and cause of death. In cases of murder, the perpetrator is often named as well, along with lawyers, policemen and others. Entries also may include date of birth and parents' names; names of surviving spouses, relatives and children; other relatives, physicians, pastors, and often those who discovered the body of the deceased. These names are cross-referenced so that they can be easily located in the entries. Also included are criminal records; religious affiliation; places of burial; and assorted anecdotes illustrating the roles of the deceased in their community. These volumes provide a valuable resource for family historians and a fascinating look at how people lived and died in Adams County at the turn of the century. 1999, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v5, PC and Mac, 1393 pp.

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