Madison County Genealogical Society

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


THE STALKER
The Quarterly Publication of the Madison County Genealogical Society

Volume 32 - Number 1 - Spring 2012

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William Gillham - Revolutionary War Soldier

1
Col Eleazar Louis Ripley Wheelock

3
Property Tax Records - 1851 - Saline Township

4
The Orphan Trains Era

14
Mountain Meadows Massacre

18
Alton Daily Telegraph Advertisements July 3, 1868

18
Troy News

19
Track and Train - September 14, 1897

20
Local Woman Met with Lincoln to Plead for Her Husband's Life

21
Steam Boat Packet Established Between Alton and St. Louis

22
Loss of the Steamboat Tiskilwa

 22
Woodlawn Cemetery History

 23
Collision on the MCRR

 25
Granite City News - May 7,1895

 25
General Andrew Goodpaster

 26
Death of an Editor

 29
Col Wheeler Has Returned

 29
Obituaries - Persons Buried in Glenwood Cemetery

 30
Donation to the MCGS Library

 34
Joshua Atwater Obituary

 34
Honor Roll - Veterans Buried in Madison County

35
Bad Wreck on M'Kinley Traction Line

40
Alton Tornado, May 1871

40
James B Hovey: Founder of Spring Hill, Kansas

 41
Queries

44
Surname Index

45

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Volume 32 - Number 2 - Summer 2012

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Albert Dippold Obituary

50
Madison County Property Tax Records - 1851

51
Recent Donations to MCGS Library

53
Springer & Desmond Raffle

54
Rev. Carl F. Kunzmann

54
Will Live on Farm

55
Death of Isaac Chapman

55
John Tillson

56
Ebeneezer

58
Early Settlers of the Grantfork, Illinois Area

60
Trainmen Die in Collision

 61
Almira L. Massey Obituary

 62
Edward Williams Services Thursday

 62
Mrs. Mary Josephine Williams

 63
Youthful Bandit is Identified by Victim

 63
Elsie Marie (King) Wasser Ancestor Charts

 64
Jesse H. Davis 1836-1910

 69
Obituaries

 72
Dr. MacD M. Powell Obituary

 77
Smith Obituaries

 78
Capt. John Bruner Obituary

79
Steamboat Geneva Accident

80
Shot to Kill

81
General Andrew Goodpaster - Continued

 82
The George-Delicate Connection

84
Records of Federal Employees

85
Mrs. Fitzgerald Personally Provided for Funeral

86
Margaret Gillham, Daughter of William Campbell Gillham

 87
The. Czech Slovak Protection Society

90
James McCarmon aka "Willie Jimmy"

91
Hutchinson Bible

91
Queries

 93
Surname Index

94

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Volume 32 - Number 3 - Fall 2012

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Fort Russell Remembered

98
Madison County Property Tax Records - l851

103
Silver Creek News

111
Obituaries - Persons Buried in Glenwood Cemetery

113
Let It Be a Lesson - An Alton Girl's Experience with a Slick Stranger

116
The Mystery of Andrew Jackson Hamel

117
Illinois Veterans - Members of the Colorado GAR

119
WWI Soldier's Postcard Returned to Family

123
From the Madison County Court - April 1878

123
The Poisoning Case

124
Kramer Obituaries

 125
Old Salem (Wanda)

 126
Troy News - March 8, 1912

 130
Local Man Mangled in Madison Co.

 135
October 1908 Grand Jury

 136
Alton - Fourth of July Celebration

 138
Soldier's Letter from the Civil War

 140
Robert Aldrich Obituary

 141
Ira E. Pollock Obituary

 142
Queries

 143
Surname Index

144

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Volume 32 - Number 4 - Winter 2012

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Undertaker, Funeral Director, or Mortician?

148
Fred Hackman Obituary

150
Women Waging War Against Saloon and Liquor Traffic at New Douglas

150
Obituaries - Persons Buried in Glenwood Cemetery

151
Hungry Thieves

157
Marine News - September 23, 1891

157
Madison County Property Tax Records - 1851

158
Mrs. Catherine Watsek Buried Near Glen Carbon

166
The Colonel Friedrich K. Hecker Camp #443

167
Troy News - October 5, 1901

168
Grand Army Veterans Install New Officers

 168
Pierron, Illinois

 169
Correction to "Fort Russell Remembered"

 180
Alton News

 180
The History of St. Mark's Church at Venice, Illinois

 181
Conrad Leseman Found Dead

 181
George Bridges, Pvt NC Continental Line - Revolutionary War

 182
Absolom Baker, Pvt NC Continental Line - Revolutionary War

 183
Granite City Girl Missing

183
The Last of the Local Stage Drivers

 184
Edwardsville Trustees Changes

 185
Celebrating My Rural Roots

 186
George Hussong Obituary

 188
J. L. Barnsback Obituary

 188
The Mystery of J. E. Cole

 189
Edwardsville News - January 24, 1893

 190
Serious Accident in Edwardsville

 191
Insurance and Real Estate Agency

 191
Grave Dowsing

 192
Surname Index

 193
From the Editor

 198

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