Location: Jefferson County IL

Illinois Bellville Church Records

Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, Catholic Parish Records, 1695-1956

A help guide for accessing the images of parish registers recording the events of baptism, first communion, confirmation (to 1907), marriage (to 1930) or death (to 1956) in the Diocese of Belleville (Illinois), Roman Catholic Church. The index to some volumes may reference pages within a given volume beyond current publication dates. As such, these images are not currently available. In addition to traditional parish registers, this collection includes a small number of census, church history, family and financial records. To assist the researcher I have broken down the available registers by county and name of parish, including the years covered by those parish records.

Biography of Lewis Harvey De Priest

LEWIS HARVEY DE PRIEST, sheriff of Shannon County, Missouri, is a young man, but there is not one in the county more capable of discharging the duties of that position or better qualified in every respect than he. He was born in Jefferson County, Illinois, near Mount Vernon, in 1865, and is a son of Abraham and Elizabeth (Aden) De Priest. The father first saw the light in south Missouri, probably Shannon or Oregon County. He was married in this State to Miss Aden, who died May 3, 1882, when fifty-three years of age. His second marriage was with Mrs.

Biography of Olin L. Browder, Hon.

Hon. Olin L. Browder. The office of chief executive in any community is a responsible one and the individual occupying it has resting upon his shoulders not only the numerous details of the management of a city, but also the accountability for its financial, commercial and moral integrity. In many cases, as he is so is his community, for it soon reflects his character and manner of dealing with large problems, and unless he keeps a firm grip upon the reins of government and forces his associates and fellow officials to act as he believes is right and just his

Biography of Lawrence E. Farlow

Lawrence E. Farlow. While one of the younger residents of Fisher as a business man, where he has lived for the past five years, Mr. Farlow lacks none of that enthusiasm, energy and enterprise which are fundamentals in success and the advancement of a community. His responsibilities in a business way are chiefly as manager of the Fisher Farmers Grain and Coal Company. Mr. Farlow is a native of Jefferson County, Illinois, where he was born January 2, 1889, a son of S. M. and Marian (Redmond) Farlow. His father was also, born in Jefferson County and the larger part

Toney, Elmer A. – Obituary

The funeral of Elmer A. Toney whose body was shipped to Baker Friday, was held at that place Sunday at 2 p.m. from the West undertaking parlors. Rev. O.F. Jones conducting the services. He was born January 15, 1870, at Mt. Vernon, Ill., and with his parents moved to eastern Oregon when he was 10 years of age, locating near Haines. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Toney, both deceased, and is survived by two sisters, Mrs. S.S. Stovall, of Walla Walla, and Mrs. J.H. Toney, of Haines; and by four brothers, John A., of Council, Idaho;

Conley, A. B. Mrs. – Obituary

Grim Angel Takes Pioneer of Grande Ronde Valley – Demise Due to Heart Attack Mrs. A. B. Conley, Union county pioneer, died this morning at 10 o’clock at her home here following a heart attack suffered yesterday afternoon. She was 86 years old. Mrs. Conley was born in Jefferson County, Ill., and was raised there, marrying A. B. Conley in the year 1858. In the fall of 1874 Mr. and Mrs. Conley and their three children came to Union county, crossing the plains with a team and wagon. The settled on land in the Cove section and for many years

Conley, Jabez J. – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon County Pioneer, Called Beyond Jabez J. Conley, Union County pioneer, died at his residence in La Grande at 2 o’clock this morning. His health had been failing for several months. Funeral services will be held at the Snodgrass & Zimmerman mortuary at 2:30 o’clock tomorrow afternoon. Burial will be at the Island City cemetery in the family burial plot. The Rev. Oliver Riley, rector of the St. Peter’s Episcopal church, will preach the funeral sermon. Mr. Conley was born on the Fourth of July, 1861 in Jefferson county, Illinois. He crossed the plains with his father’s

Wyatt, Felix – Obituary

Felix Grundy Wyatt, 90, well-known and long-time Kittitas Valley resident, died yesterday [January 15, 1948] at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Howard Baughman, in Seattle. He had lived in Seattle for the past 10 years. Born January 1, 1858, in Ina, Illinois, Wyatt was brought to Shelton, Wash., by his parents when he was six years old. The trip was made by ox team. The family remained only a short time in Shelton and returned to Illinois. He was married in Mount Rose, Mo., in 1881 to Miss Mary Birney. They moved out to Shelton and then settled in

Biographical Sketch of Isaac B. Craig

Isaac B. Craig, attorney at law, Mattoon; was born in Coles Co., Ill., April 28, 1854; he was brought up upon the farm, and his early experiences were those of a farmer’s son; with a good education acquired at the common schools, he began the study of his profession in March, 1873, with his brother and O. B. Ficklin; in the fall of 1873, he entered the law department of the Michigan University; he graduated in the spring of 1875, and, in June, 1875, was admitted to practice at Mt. Vernon, Ill.; he began the practice of his profession in

Biography of Henry L. F. Roberson

Henry L. F. Roberson came to Kansas as a child in the territorial times, grew up in this virgin state, and the greater part of his active life had been spent here with a varied and interesting experience in business and other affairs. He is now one of the leading real estate and insurance men of Kingman. Mr. Roberson was born at Spring Garden, Jefferson County, Illinois, February 10, 1851. His grandfather, Joshua Roberson, was a pioneer in Illinois, had a farm in Jefferson County, and died there. Edward C. Roberson, father of the Kingman business man, was born in