Madison County Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 631
Edwardsville, IL 62025-0631


THE STALKER
The Quarterly Publication of the Madison County Genealogical Society

Volume 27 - Number 1 - Spring 2007

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Volunteers Needed, Postage Costs, Corrections

1
Births, Deaths, & Marriages, Daily Telegraph, Alton, IL 1853

2
Obituaries from the Liberty Prairie, Fort Russell Township

10
Dowsing at Vaughn Cemetery

21
Early Black Families of Madison Co IL in Pin Oak Twp, 1880 Census

23
Monument to Confederate Soldiers in West Alton, MO (see note)

28
St Jacob UCC Celebrates 150 Years

36
John Hess Sr and His Family

37
Valentine Krenzer Sr

43
Index

44
Please Note: The list of names on the Monument to Confederate Soldiers in West Alton, MO, are not included in the index.

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Volume 27 - Number 2 - Summer 2007

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Editor's Note

52
Obituaries from the Liberty Prairie, Fort Russell Twp Area

53
Regional Archives, Great Lakes Region

67
My Alton Irish Roots

70
Website of Interest

77
Queries

78
Alton Telegraph & Democratic Review

79
A True Story of Ninety-Nine Years Ago

81
Donations by the Estate of Marie T. Eberle, June 2006

89
(Author names are not included In the index.)
Attorney General's Office Eases Citizen Access to Public Records

92
Notes from the Library

93
Great Aunt Daisy Creswick

94
Correction - 1880 Census

94
Aprons

95
Index

96
Editorial Guidelines

99

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Volume 27 - Number 3 - Fall 2007

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News In and Around Troy

100
Information from the Highland News Leader - June 21, 2007

104
Graduates of Upper Alton High School

105
Berghoff Family Information with Newspaper Articles

106
Building a New Parsonage

126
The Shaff Family

128
Obituaries for Burials in Fosterburg Township Cemeteries

138
Souvenir Copy of the Golden Jubilee of St Mary's Cathollic Church

146
Queries

147
Notes from Elsie Wasser

147
Index

148

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Volume 27 - Number 4 - Winter 2007

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MCGS Is Giving You A Christmas Present

151
List of Cemetery Books and Cemeteries Included

151
Gift Memberships Available

154
Edwardsville Intelligencer, 5 June 1918

155
News From Troy

156
Madison County's World's Fair Village

157
County Poor Farm

158
Queries

159
Membership Listing 2007 (not included in the quarterly index)

160
Surname index (not included in the quarterly index)

167
Last Civil War Vet Here is Dead

180
Obituary - Common Sense Died

181
The Sappington Family of Edwardsville, IL

182
The Descendants of Colonel Benjamin Stevenson

185
Obituaries - Persons Buried at Glenwood Cemetery

186
Macoupin Co Website

189
The Nelson Family

190
National Archives & Records Administration Increases Fees

191
Genealogy Guru Elsie Wasser

192
Are You Becoming Lazy?

193
Quarterly Index

195

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