Cass County, Illinois Old Photos

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Thomas Francis Kinney, son of John
and Isabella (McKillip) Kinney
Photo taken in about 1893 in Virginia, Illinois
Photo provided by Kerry Springer





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Mary Frances (Kinney) Collins,
daughter of Patrick and Jane (Murray) Kinney
Photo provided by Kerry Springer


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Mary Isabelle Kinney and her father,
Thomas Francis Kinney
Photo provided by Kerry Springer





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Arenzville High School, Class of 1930
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
Email: mphill@gcctv.com





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Photo of a 3rd grade class at a school,
once located on the Virginia-Arenzville blacktop and torn down in about 1998. Submitter's grandmother, Ruth Ellen Dieckman, is in the second row, second from the end. The teacher was Lena Wessler.
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Mr. Able, Hez Long, Henry Dieckman, Ed Dober,
Mr. Charlesworth, Mr. B____, Mr. Wood, C. Dober, D____ Long
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Henry and Elizabeth Dieckman
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Henry and Elizabeth Dieckman
Photo taken in 1938
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Ruth Ella Dieckman's high school graduation photo
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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William Patrick Phillips and son, "Bill" Junior Phillips
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Henry Dieckman
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Lindy Clark and Henry Diechman with three unidentified persons
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Beardstown High School Class of 1930
Kathryn Viola Spoons is seen in second row, third from left.
Photo provided by Patty Burgett Guy





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Kathryn Viola Spoons
Photo provided by Patty Burgett Guy





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Elsie and Ruth Ella Dieckman
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Katherine Roegge and Ruth Ella Dieckman
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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Henry Meiers and his sister, Anna (Meiries) Reavis. The photo was taken in Chandlerville May 17,1936. This was Henry last trip home to Chandlerville. Anna was a life long resident of Cass County, Illinois. She passed in 1940 and is buried at the Chandlerville Cemetery





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Ruth Ella Dieckman, Katherine
and Virgil Roegge
Photo provided by Mark E. Phillips
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John Oswell and Jennie (Hamilton) Collins with the children of Milton Howard and Grayce (McBride) Collins - Franklin, Harry, Robert, John and Betty Collins
Photo provided by Edna McPherson






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William E., Harry, Milton Howard, Grace Ann, Bertha, and Florence Collins, children of John Oswell and Jennie (Hamilton) Collins
Photo provided by Edna McPherson






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Blanche (Hopper) Spoons
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Nancy Evaline "Eva" (Cohee) Burget, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Brown) Cohee. Eva was the mother of Robert Earl, Carl Henry, Raymond Leir "Pat," and Margaret Ethel Burget.
Photo provided by Patty Burgett Guy





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Blanche and Dell Spoons
Photo provided by Patty Burgett Guy


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Dell Isaac Spoons
Photo provided by Patty Burgett Guy







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Nancy Evaline "Eva" Cohee Burget Smith with second husband Sam Smith
Photo provided by Patty Burgett Guy



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Thomas "Tom" Burget, husband of Nancy Evaline "Eva" Cohee is seen in the second row, first left, others not identified
Photo provided by Patty Burgett Guy



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Dell Isacc and Blanche Lottie (Hopper) Spoons with daughter, Kathryn
Viola (Spoons) Burget who married Carl Henry Burget
Photo provided by Patty Burgett Guy







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Dr. Samuel Miller Wagenseller and Mildred Clara
(Yagow) Wagenseller, in about 1926, when first married.
Photo provided by Nancy OBrien





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Frieda (Yagow) Kuhlmann with her
sister Mildred (Yagow) Wagenseller in about 1911.
Photo provided by Nancy OBrien





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Lydia (Looman) Yagow in about 1916.
Lydia ran a boarding house in Beardstown, IL.
Photo provided by Nancy OBrien







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John Bernard and Maria Barbara (Scheurle) Looman with baby, Dorothy (Schultz) Sites.
Photo was taken in 1918. John was brought from Holland to Beardstown at age 3 in 1845
and later became a U.S. citizen. He fought in the Civil War in the Illinois Infantry G-32 Unit.
Maria was born in Germany and settled in Beardstown with a group of Lutheran settlers in the 1850's.
Photo provided by Nancy OBrien



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Dickinson Family - 1888
Photo provided by Mary Owens





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Mildred Clara Yagow
Photo provided by Nancy O'brien







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Charles and Allie Mull-Dickinson
Photo provided by Mary Owens





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Caroline Niederer-Dickinson-Paris, born 1834 and died in 1922.
Photo provided by Mary Owens




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Arnold Niederer, brother of Caroline Niederer-Dickinson-Paris
Photo provided by Mary Owens




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Harvey Wood Stewart, born December 25, 1864 in Kentucky
and died June 23, 1940 in Cass County, Illinois
Photo provided by Brenda Baker





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Mary Jane (Willis) Stewart, wife of Harvey Wood Stewart, born
December 6, 1863 in Litchfield, Kentucky and died November 8, 1950 in Springfield, Illinois. She was buried in Virginia, Illinois.
Photo provided by Brenda Baker



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Virgil and Mary Jane Stewart
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Carl Stewart and mother, Mary Jane Stewart
Photo provided by Brenda Baker





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Alfred and Evelean Stewart, once residents
of Beardstown and Virginia, Illinois.
Photo provided by Brenda Baker





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Willie Stewart, son of Alfred and Evelean Stewart,
holding an unidentified child.
Photo provided by Brenda Baker








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Frank W. Burton, Opal (Taapken/Burton/Gossett), Bertha (Vaughn/Taapken),Fannie Mae (Vaughn/Pringle/Wilson)
Photo provided by Frank A. Burton - photo possibly
taken in Chandlerville, Illinois in about 1937.





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Minter and Mary Lou (Corbin) Burton family
Boys in front - Gordon, Charles, Henry "Hank" Burton
Photo provided by Frank A. Burton - photo possibly
taken in Newmansville, Illinois



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Front L to R - John H. Taapken, Opal Taapken, Mary Louie "Marie"
Taapken, Bertha Taapken
Back - Russell and Walter Taapken?
Photo provided by Frank A. Burton - photo possibly taken in about 1930s







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Walter, Russell, Opal and Mary Louise "Marie" Taapken
Photo provided by Frank A. Burton - photo possibly taken in about 1916






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Charles and Opal Burton with baby, Frank Burton
Photo provided by Frank A. Burton - photo taken in rural
Virginia, Illinois in about 1936





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John D. Taapken, Mary "Honsil" Taapken, John H. Taapken, Liz Eilers, Harry Taapken,
Henry Taapken, Frank Taapken, Julia Taapken, Anna Taapken, Powell Taapken
Photo provided by Frank A. Burton, taken near Petersburg, Illinois in about 1904








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John D. and Mary (Honsil) Taapken
Photo provided by Frank A. Burton,
photo taken in about 1885 in Petersburg, Illinois





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John H. and Bertha Taapken wedding photo
Photo provided by Frank A. Burton,
photo was taken in about 1910 near Petersburg, Illinois





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Harry and Carl Musch
Photo provided to Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society by Ron Harris









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Catherine Ryan
Photo taken about 1915
and was provided by Kerry B. Springer





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Mary Isabelle (Kinney) Devine
daughter of Thomas and Mary (Ryan) Kinney
Photo taken between 1925-1935
and was provided by Kerry B. Springer





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Rose Anna Kinney
Photo provided by Kerry B. Springer




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Front - Hazel Reller Kitke, Elizabeth Pauk Reller,
Elmer F. Reller, Clamor H. Reller
Back - Anna Reller Broeker, Erna Reller Owens,
Julia Reller DeSollar, Alfred H. Reller
Photo taken about 1908 and provided by Ron Culves





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Catherine "Kate" (Kinney) Steuernagle was the daughter of John Henry Sr. and Isabella (McKillip) Kinney
Photo was taken in about 1913 and provided by Kerry B. Springer





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The family of Friederick Heinrich "Henry" Pauk
Front L to R - Friederick Heinrich "Henry" Pauk, Emma (Pauk)
Hegener, Minnie Pauk, Anna Margarrethe (Moorman) Pauk
Back - Johanna (Pauk) Nichols, Mary (Pauk) Greve, William H. Pauk,
Henry F. Pauk, Elizabeth (Pauk) Reller
Photo taken in about 1890
Photo provided by Ron Culves




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William Harry Devine, son of Patrick H. and Bridget
(Daly) Devine
Photo taken about 1908,
provided by Kerry B. Springer





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James Francis Ryan, about 1915, Virginia, Illinois, brother of Rev. Father Michael Ryan and Catherine Ryan and father of Mary Ryan Kinney
Photo provided by Kerry B. Springer


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Daniel Henry Kinney, 1899, Virginia, Illinois, son
of John Henry Kinney, Sr. and Isabella (McKillip)
Kinney, husband of Ellen Mary (Devine) Kinney
Photo provided by Kerry B. Springer







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Ellen Mary (Devine) Kinney, daughter of Patrick H. and Bridget (Daly) Devine and wife of Daniel Henry Kinney
Photo taken in about 1899 in Virginia, Illinois
Photo provided by Kerry B. Springer


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Clyde Carr and sister, the daughters of Francis Marion and Sarah Jane (Chandler) Carr
Photo taken in early 1890s
Photo provided by Malia Markwell





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Clyde Carr, born August 8, 1873 and died Mary 1, 1964. She was a lifelong resident of Chandlerville and the daughter
of Francis Marion and Sarah Jane (Chandler) Carr. Sarah Chandler was the daughter of Marcus and Sarah (Jacobs) (Perrin) Carr
Photo dated May 1891
Photo provided by Malia Marwell


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Norma Jean Crum
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society


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Opal and Charles Burton with Frank Burton
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society


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Phillip Vaughn
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society




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Rowland Crum at Camp Grant in 1917
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society


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Samuel Edgar Epler, Virginia, IL
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society


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Teressa Bannon
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society




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Vilas Kuhlman, age 2 years, 6 months
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society


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Virginia, Illinois farm
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society


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Kate Downing
Photo provided Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society



Old Photos, p 4

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