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Virginia High School, referred to as "Bay Window School"
Printed on the photo - "High School Virginia, Illinois" and on the right side,
"Pub. by F.H. McCaulley"
Photo property of Ron Harris




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Can anyone identify these Virginia High School boys?
The photo of unidentified boys are possibly dressed in class uniforms.
Photo in the March 2008 issue of The Cass County Historian.




 

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Ashland High School, Ashand, IL - 1914








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Virginia High School class of 1936
Front L to R - Bob Menees, Greg Wilhite, Everett Mullen, Charles McDaniels
2nd row - Jane Yowell, Judy Davis, Louise Decker, Christine Sutherd, Pauline Brunk, Goldie Hudson, Elizabeth Drinkwater, Helen Livingston
3rd row - Teacher, M.M. Cruft, Vera Avery, Jane Dresser, ?, Freda Donovan,
Marjorie Cox, ?, Mary Wilhite, Helen Riley, Sarah Ellen Smith
4th row - Dean Whisant, Ures Barker, Albert Stanbaugh, Gerald "Red" Darland,
James Daniel, Jack Whitfield, Lyle Rogers
Photo identification - Jean Devlin






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The one room school house, Union School, was located about 3 miles north of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Rt. 125 west of Virginia, Cass County, Illinois. It no longer exists. These are some of the students who attended the school.
Photo provided by Carol Orwig


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Albert and Laura Ethel (Buxton)
Schall - wedding photo, 1899 -
married at a home wedding in
Cass County, Illinois
Photo provided by Carol Orwig





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Four Generations -
L to R - Helen Lauretta (Schall)
Kruse, Eliza (Horton) Buxton,
Laura Ethel (Buxton) Schall,
baby - Carol Jean Kruse
Photo provided by Carol Orwig





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Frederick William "Bill" Schall
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox







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William Robert "Bob" and Nancy Elizabeth (Clement) Cox family
Front L to R - Mary Catherine, William Robert "Bob", Ray Cox
Seated - Len Cassel, Sarah Liza Dosha Bell, Benjamin Rufus, Nancy Elizabeth (Clement) Cox, Robert Virgil, James William Arthur
Back - Bert Howel, Nora Adeline, Oscar Ora, Oliver Arleing, Jessie Rexie "Rex," Nellie May, Thomas Ralph Noe Cox
Photo provided by Marcia Cox


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Kenneth Virgil and Della Marie Schall Cox wedding photo.
They married June 24, 1945 at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Cass County and were married 66 years.
Photo provided by Marcia Cox





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Thomas Ralph Noe Cox and wife, Esther Marguerite (Williams) Cox
Photo taken shortly after their wedding in 1915
Photo provided by Marcia Cox







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William Robert "Bob" and Nancy
Elizabeth (Clement) Cox
Photo provided by Marcia Cox


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John Frederick and Bertha Benedicta (Koch) Reichert,
probably wedding photo - 1885
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox





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John Frederick Reichert family
Front L to R - Bertha Benedicta (Koch) Reichert,
Leila Lee Edda, Inez Evalee, John Frederick Reichert
Back - Esther Hazel, Della May, and Lillie Lavina Reichert
Photo provided by Marcia Cox







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George Gottfred and Carolina Christina or Caroline
Kathrina "Lena" (Moorman) Kruse -probably wedding photo - 1905





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Karl Schall family
Front L to R - Irene Marie, Alex Lee, Amelia (Dechert) Schall, Karl Heinrich "Charlie," Edith "Eda" May Schall
Back - Julius "Jules" William and Harry Carl Schall
Photo provided by Marcia Cox





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Anna Katrina "Katherine" or
"Catherine" (Schall) Moorman





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Elizabeth (Shoopman) Davis, Hannah
(Davis) Kimbrell
Back - James Nelson Kimbrell, Sarah
(Davis) Dobson, Frank Dobson
Photo Identification - Carol Orwig





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Edward Schall
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox





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Edward Schall's wife, Anneta
"Annie" or "Anna" (Kruse) Schall
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox





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Karl Heinrich Schall - image scanned
from tintype owned by great-granddaughter,
Della Marie (Schall) Cox
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox





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L to R - William "Bill" Louis and brother,
Julius "Jake" Henry Dotzert
Confirmation photo taken in early 1900s
Photo provided by Lydia Alcorn





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Richard Lee Davis
Photo provided by Carol Orwig





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Julia Ann (Davis) Davis
Photo provided by Carol Orwig





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Caroline "Carrie" Dotzert
Photo provided by Lydia Alcorn





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James Philo Davis family
Front L to R - James Philo Davis, Ledrue "Lee",
Claude George, and Nancy Jane (Dyche)
Davis holding Roy Davis
Middle - Bertha Alice, Bessie Lee Davis
Back - Margaret "Maggie" Mae, Minerva
"Nerve" June, Harry, Edward "Ed" Reuben,
and Grace Ellen Davis
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox







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Della May (Reichert) Schall
confirmation photo
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox





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Harry Carl and Della
May (Reichert) Schall wedding
photo - March 12, 1912
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox





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George Long and granddaughter,
Nancy Jane (Dyche) Davis, age 16 - 1873
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox









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Front L to R - John Curtis "Coon",
Lewis Arthur "Lou" and John Teddy Logsdon
Back - Velma (left) and Zelma Logsdon
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox





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John Curtis "Coon" Logsdon family
Child seated in front - John Teddy Logsdon
Seated L to R - Curtis "Curt" Logsdon, John Curtis "Coon" Logsdon, Leona (Logsdon) Rentz, Laura (DeWitt) Logsdon, Lewis Arthur "Lou" Logsdon
Back - Zelma (Logsdon) Dunn, Velma (Logsdon) Clark, Myra (Logsdon)
Cameron, Laura (Logsdon) Cooper, Bessie (Logsdon) Cameron, Birdie
(Logsdon) Hoffman, William Logsdon
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox






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Edward "Ed" Charles and Bessie Lee (Davis) Hiles
wedding photo - 1908
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox





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Charles Avis and Anna
Catherine (Brown) Hiles
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox









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Charles Avis Hiles family
Front L to R - Charles Avis Hiles, Lydia A., Louis "Lue" James, William "Bill"
or "Will" Henry, Anna Catherine (Brown) and Nellie Bernice Hiles
Back - Frank A., David "Dave" C., Edith Mabel, Charles Edward "Ed" Hiles
Photo identification - Bonnie Cox and Rosanne Saletta
Photo taken circa 1897 or 1898
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox





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Andrew Cunningham
Photo provided by Marcia Cox





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Nita Pearl (Schall) Bierhaus
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox





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John Frederick and Anna Katrina
"Katherine" or "Catherine" (Schall)
Moorman family - John and Anna seated
in front. Their children are not identified
in this photo and include: Karl Frank,
Henry William, Anna Rosina "Rose,"
Anna Marie, Louise Wilhelmina,
William Frederick, John Albert, Carolina
Christina or Caroline Kathrina "Lena",
and Edward Julius Moorman, (John
Frederick William and Frederick
William Moorman died young and
are not pictured)
Photo provided by Marcia Cox





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Curtis and Clara (Dosier) Logsdon -
wedding photo - 1945
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox



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Plummer sisters - L to R - Ruth (Plummer) McGovern, Sue (Plummer) Knight, Frances Edith (Plummer) Devlin, Ethel Jane (Plummer) Ericson, Mollie
(Plummer) Springer, Carrie Edna (Plummer) Birmingham, Edith May Plummer
Photo provided by Eleanor Devlin






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Anna (Rentz) Dozier
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox


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C.B. & Q Railroad
shops in Beardstown, Illinois in 1915
Photo provided by Carol Orwig





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John and Mary Ann (Drain) Devlin - 1925
Photo provided by Eleanor Devlin





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Beardstown Steam Laundry - 1916
Once located at 201 E. Second Street, Beardstown, Illinois


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John Frederick and John Henry Reichert
Photo provided by Ruth (Williams) Carroll


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Amelia (Dechert) Schall
Photo provided by Marcia Cox





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Louise Dotzert
Photo provided by Lydia Alcorn


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Henry William and Anna Marie
Katherine (Leinberger) Dotzert -
wedding photo - 1902
Photo provided by Lydia Alcorn





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Effie May (Blum) Schall
Photo provided by Marcia Cox  


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This log cabin, once on the Harry Dotzert farm, in
Cass County, Illinois, was moved to the Jenny
Marr Dunaway Memorial Park and reassembled





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John Henry and Frances Elziry (Collins) Cox
Photo provided by Marcia Cox


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Frank Edward Dotzert
Photo provided by Lydia Alcorn





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The men butchering a hog in this photo
are only identified as Harry Carl Schall
(far right) and Clayton men. The third
man from the left is believed to be
Harry Clayton.
Photo provided by Della Marie Cox


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The photo shows the river bridge, a
garage, and The Bridge Cafe in Beardstown, Illinois
during one of its many floods.
Photo provided by Bonnie Cox


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Helen Lauretta (Schall) Kruse - ca. 1923
Photo provided by Carol Orwig





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The Curtis and Mary Jane (Oleson) Williams family
Front L to R - Hershel Elbert Williams, Mary Jane (Oleson)
Williams, Curtis Williams, Woodrow Emerson Williams
Middle - Elizabeth "Libby" Emma (Williams) Crouse, Esther Marguerite
(Williams) Cox, Cynthia Almyra "Myra" (Williams) Farrar, John Milton Williams
Back - Sylvia Helen (Williams) Gilpin, Harry
Bryan Williams, Walter Scott Williams
Photo provided by Ruth (Williams) Carroll




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Benjamin Rufus and Etta
Rowena (Ferris) Cox -
wedding photo - 1924
Photo provided by Marcia Cox





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Charles Beggs





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John Edward "Ed" and Louie (Crowell) Oleson
Photo provided by Barbara (Kerwin) Oleson


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William Epler
Photo provided by Marcia Cox

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