What's New
at Mason Co, Illinois
Genealogy Trails

Areas of this site that have been recently added or updated

December 2012
Previous Updates

Biographies

  • Otto Carl (listed under Misc. Biographies)


Cemeteries

  • Mt Zion Cemetery -- correction made to Samuel Pounds' date of death. Thanks to Gerry Pounds Robideaux


Newspaper Articles

  • Maggie Codgal Accident, 1884
  • W.M. Woodruff Drowning, 1884


Obituaries

  • Lindsley, Urial B. funeral card


August 2012

Cemeteries
  • Carter Cemetery has a complete listing of all stones found
  • Chaney Cemetery has a full listing & photos
  • Crites Cemetery, which consists of two gravestones next to a road, now has information and photos of the gravestones found there.
  • Easton Cemetery - updated/corrected information for Martin Finney, provided by Michael Monson
  • Holstlaw aka Yardley Cemetery has a complete listing of all stones found
  • Lewis Cemetery only has 6 known graves, photos have been added for 5 of them
  • -All cemetery photos & transcriptions were provided by Al & Carole Martin


Churches

  • A listing for the Manito Southern Baptist Church has been added


Obituaries

  • Keller, Lyle V.


Newspaper Articles

  • Recontre at Spoon River Between Whites and Indians, 1828


Schools


Surnames & Researchers

  • Blakely
  • Brown
  • Gordon
  • Heston
  • Hopping
  • Howell
  • Keefer
  • Pierson
  • Rengstorff

February 2012

Biographies
  • Robert Campbell (listed under Misc. Biographies)


Cemeteries

  • Fosket Cemetery now has a listing & photos of all stones found in 2011 plus information from an earlier reading, courtesy of Al & Carole Martin

  • Heater aka New Jerusalem Cemetery has a full listing of all stones found, plus information from a reading done in 1983, contributed by Al & Carole Martin

  • Heston aka Pleasant View Cemetery has a partial listing online, contributed by the Martins

  • Mt Carmel Cemetery now has a listing & photos of stones found plus information from an earlier reading, courtesy of Al & Carole Martin

  • Meadow Lawn Cemetery has been updated with new information and photos for the following surnames, courtesy of Ernest Nall:
    Allen, Armbrust, Bouchez, Brenner, Briggs, Budke, Burke, Casper, Charlton, Clancy, Clark, Clementz, DeCenter, DeSutter, Durdel, Farnam, Fischer, Foote, Fornoff, Friedrich, Gilroy, Guengerich, Gump, Hailey, Heinhorst, Hilst, Holstlaw, Krigner, Limback, Mahr, Meyer, Mitzefeldt, Munter, Petty, Proehl, Pruett, Robinson, Sally, Sarno, Schmitt, Smith, Snider, Springborn, Starman, St Clair, Thomas, Vanorman, Walker, Wills, Woodley

  • Point Pleasant aka Eckard Cemetery now has a listing & photos of stones found plus information from an earlier reading, courtesy of Al & Carole Martin

  • Samms Cemetery has a listing & photos of all stones found in 2011, contributed by the Martins

  • Wahlfeld aka Old Bishop Cemetery has photos of all stones found, plus information from an ealier reading, courtesy of Al & Carole Martin

  • Zion aka Bishop Cemetery -- A previously "unknown" marker has been identified as belonging to Anna Margaretha Batz Nuhn, and a new photo has been added. Information contributed by Gregory Chapman.

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