Location: Williamson 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.

Biographical Sketch of N. E. Duncan

It is with pleasure that we are enabled to write concerning the estimable gentleman whose name is at the head of this article, since he has been one of the potent factors in the development of Harney county, has manifested wisdom and enterprise in all his ways here, has labored as a true pioneer in many other sections of the country and has always manifested the same unswerving integrity, moral uprightness and sound principles, having sustained a reputation as an exceptionally reliable man, and ever arraigned on the side of right. Mr. Duncan was born in Williamson county, Illinois, on March

Biography of Samuel Mason Gregg

Samuel Mason Gregg. The dignity of labor raises the farmer to a level of importance corresponding to that occupied by any class of producers. To labor long and faithfully, giving the best of one’s ability and talent along any line of endeavor is to fulfill the destiny of mankind and to make possible a happy, contented old age. Samuel Mason Gregg, one of the substantial farmers and highly esteemed citizens in the vicinity of Rantoul, has made his life one of constant industry and honorable labor, and though always busy he has never failed to find time to make friends

Biography of Hon. James G. Watts

Among the practitioners of the bar of Silver City, Idaho, is James G. Watts, who is also a distinguished member of the state senate. Pennsylvania is the state of his nativity, his birth having occurred in the town of Wellsboro, July 23, 1858. His father, Daniel Watts, was a native of England, and on crossing the Atlantic to America took up his residence in New York, whence he afterward removed to the Keystone state. There he was married to Miss Harriet Goodrich, a native of Tioga county, Pennsylvania, and a representative of an old Puritan family. During the civil war

Biography of Isham L. Tiner

This well known citizen and successful fruit-grower of Boise was born in Williamson county, Illinois, July 14, 1827, and is of Welsh descent, his forefathers being among the early settlers of Georgia and South Carolina. His ancestry, both paternal and maternal, was represented in the Revolutionary war. Richard Tiner, his great-grandfather, was a loyal soldier in the war for independence, and while he was absent in the army his family suffered an attack by Indians. His wife was shot through the right breast, their youngest child was ruthlessly beaten against a tree until its little life was ended, and a

Biographical Sketch of G. M. Calvert

G. M. Calvert was raised in Williamson County, Illinois. He came to the state of Texas when he was a young man, in the year 1854. Finally, after traveling almost across the American Continent, he returned to Illinois and married Miss Sophia Woodul in the year 1857. At the time of his marriage he was engaged in mercantile pursuits. Subsequently he sold his interests to other parties and migrated to Texas, and has, for a number of years, been a citizen of Hopkins County. He is well known as a practical-minded man, having introduced several important industries in the county.

Culley, Joseph R. – Obituary

Funeral services for Joseph R. Culley, 56, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday July 24 at the Langrell Nortuary Chapel. The Rev. James H. Soden of the Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mr. Culley was born August 24, 1911 at Herrin, Illinois had his schooling in Illinois and was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by brothers, Carl, Floyd, Harold, Ralph, Alvin, and Don, all of Baker, and several nieces and nephews. A sister, Ada, preceded him in death in 1904. Mr. Culley was a member of the Baptist Church.

Bracken, Mozell – Obituary

Mozell Bracken, 92, of Baker City, died Jan. 31, 2005, at her home with all of her six surviving children at her side. Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Bill Cox of McEwen Bible Fellowship will officiate. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a reception afterward at Community Connection, 2810 Cedar St. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home. Mozell was born at Marion, Ill., on Oct. 20, 1912, to John and Emma

Felts, Mildred Bertha Gore Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Mildred Bertha Felts, 99, of Baker City, died Aug. 29, 2004, at her home. Her funeral was Friday at the Murman and Wilson Funeral Home in Johnston City, Ill. Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Johnston City. The Rev. Shelly E. Forrest of the First United Methodist Church in Johnston City conducted the services. There will be a memorial service for her at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Baker United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. The Rev. Jack Bynum will officiate. Mildred was born on Aug. 5, 1905, to Simeon Addison Gore and Mary Catherine Roach Gore

Felts, Mildred Bertha Gore Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Mildred Bertha Felts, 99, of Baker City, died Aug. 29, 2004, at her home. Her funeral was Friday at the Murman and Wilson Funeral Home in Johnston City, Ill. Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Johnston City. The Rev. Shelly E. Forrest of the First United Methodist Church in Johnston City conducted the services. There will be a memorial service for her at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Baker United Methodist Church, 1919 Second St. The Rev. Jack Bynum will officiate. Mildred was born on Aug. 5, 1905, to Simeon Addison Gore and Mary Catherine Roach Gore