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1 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I2880)
2 8 Sep 1865-? St. John, William W. (I1638)
3 Edwin was a lifelong farmer and drove a school bus for 21 years. In addition he served 42 years on the Clay Electric Co-Op Board, was on the Garden Hill Township Board of Trustees, and was a Xenia Fire Protection District Trustee and helped buid the firehouse. He was a loyal member for over 50 years of the Xenia United Methodist Church, serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and a Sunday School Teacher. Edwin served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army and proudly earned his G.E.D. at age 77. He enjoyed woodworking and was a patient, gentle man who never met a stranger, always talking to people wherever he went. Edwin taught others to follow a Christian life and instilled a good work ethic in his family. - See more at: Henson, Edwin T. (I17902)
4 Funeral services were held at graveside in Hanna Cemetery. Sager, George Samuel (I2095)
5 He always had a joke to tell, and loved to tease people. Ora was an only child. He was a colorful individual who was either liked or disliked. The family has many stories about Ora (some good, some bad), and some sad stories of Ora's childhoodhat may have contributed to his strong personality. But it still holds true that he was a colorful man, strong in personality, and liked by many. Zimmerman, Ora June (I23621)
6 He made his home with his sister, Mrs. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Gardner and together they cared for their aged parents. Gardner, Elisha Floyd (I23372)
7 He was a member of the Clay City Baptist Church.

(A recreation area at Carlyle Lake was named after Wayne. The ceremony was conducted by Lt. Col. John S. Wilkes III of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Army named the campground site in honor of Wayne who served as a career employee for the Corps for eleven years until his untimely death.) 
McNair, Wayne L. 'Hap' (I30622)
8 He was a veteran of the U. S. Army in Vitenam. Ray worked road construction and was a member of the Clay City Church of God, VFW, and the American legion of Flora. Sharp, Ray Dean (I3488)
9 He was inducted 5 Sep 1918 and honorably discharged 28 Dec 1918. Hunley, Everett Archibald 'Archie' (I2993)
10 He was raised and graduated high school in Clay City, Ill. He joined the Navy, serving four years during the Korean War.

He was a self-employed carpenter. He also had worked in the oil field. He was a member of Carmen American Legion. 
Holcomb, Billy Ray (I20160)
11 He was retired from farming and had worked as an oil field mechanic. McCleary, William Phillip (I35033)
12 He was the son of Ethel and Wilbur Dunigan. Brother of Loren and Raymond Dunigan. He graduated from Clay City High School in May, 1958. He and his brother, Raymond, were killed in a car/train accident in Coulterville, Illinois. Duningan, Myron Wilbur (I8769)
13 He worked in manufacturing and had been married to Stella Decker. Strange, George (I10794)
14 J.D. had previously worked in oil fields and enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and being with family. Holloway, Jesse 'J. D.' (I22289)
15 Josie was an excellent cook, her favorite bird was the cardinal, and some of her favorite pastimes were fishing, mushroom hunting, gardening, and her love of flowers. She held memberships with the VFW Auxiliary and Eagles Auxiliary. Anderson, Josephine 'Josie' (I13002)
16 Kenny worked in the oil field for many years. He honorably served in the U.S. Army from 1969-72 during Vietnam and later in the reserves. Kenny very much loved being around family, especially his grandkids, and is remembered for his great sense of humor, often keeping those around him laughing. He enjoyed U-CONN Girls Basketball and enjoyed watching his grandkids play in their ballgames. Kenny’s other interests included fishing, hunting, camping, gardening, horseback trail riding, and skeet shooting. He was a member of Clay City Christian Church and Sailor Springs American Legion Post #230. - See more at: Wyatt, Kenneth Gene 'Kenny' (I576)
17 lot 540 (no marker), DeHart, Joseph F. (I11004)
18 Mr. Butler had been in feeble health for several years and for more than a year an invalid. Butler, George (I23242)
19 Mr. Welsh graduated from Clay City High School in 1964. He then graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky.

He taught at the Beason Elementary and High School until they consolidated with Lincoln Community High School. He retired in 2001 after teaching for 34 years.

He coached baseball, basketball, and track at Beason High School from 1972 - 1975.

Funeral Director

He coached at Lincoln Community High School from 1975 - 2001 in the following sports: basketball from 1975 - 1984, 1988 - 1995, football in 1986, boy's golf from 1975 - 1982 & 2001, girl's golf from 1995 -1996, boy's swimming in 2001, boy's track from 1975 - 1982 & 2001, and girl' track from 1987 - 1991.

He was instrumental in creating the Lincoln Jr High Shoot - Out Basketball Tournament.

He was a member & on the board of St. Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Church in Springfield. He is a board member for District # 27 School, Illinois High School Association for Basketball, and a PGA Member. He was also a member of Lincoln Elks Lodge # 914 where he was the current Exalted Ruler.

Memorials may be made to the Lincoln Elks # 914 Veterans Fund, YMCA Partner with Youth, or Lincoln Park District Youth Sports Fund. 
Welsh, John P. (I20471)
20 Mrs. Blubaum had been employed with Texaco Petroleum, in Lawrenceville, Illinois for several years and was a homemaker. She had been the organist at Our Saviors Lutheran Church for 23 years in Lawrenceville, Illinois; was a former member of te Ladies Aide Society at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Vincennes; a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church; a member of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League and the Elder Berry Society. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, gardening and was an avid Lincoln basketball fan. Abernathy, Helen A. (I29069)
21 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I13880)
22 She was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Vincennes, Ind. Moseley, Vera Lee (I28782)
23 She was a homemaker. Payne, Elizabeth Betty 'Betta' (I217)
24 She was a retired school teacher, a member of Clay City American Legion Auxiliary, Clay City Order of the Eastern Star, Retired Teachers Association and the Clay City Methodist Church. McIlvain, Myrtle (I30322)
25 Tonya grew up in Geff and had worked at Flora Manor. She enjoyed spending time with her nephews and friends. Talbert, Tonya (I31968)
26 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I7438)
27 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I129)
28 "Cody" never married and lived with her parents. She died in a fire in her trailer in Olney. Bateman, Erma Codell 'Cody' (I34735)
29 "Descendants of Isabel Clark Maglone" page 1, shows her birth year as 1933, page 3, shows it as 1932. All other sources so far show it as 1932. Alvis, Hilda Juanita (I9522)
30 "Descendants of Isabel Clark Maglone" shows his birthdate as "Abt 28 March 1906 in Gibson County, IN." Stunkel, Victor F. (I9516)
31 "Died young" Häsler, Barbli (I2844)
32 "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940," index, FamilySearch ( ): accessed 23 Jan 2014), Ellen Glenn Soule, 22 Jul 1881. Shows her name as "Ellen Glenn Soule" Soules, Ellen 'Eva' Glenn (I19029)
33 "In several newspaper articles, his middle name appears as Willard" (Tina Hursh notes) Eyler, Arthur William (I7736)
34 "Jimmy" graduated from CCCHS with the class of 1958 and from the University of Illinois in 1963. He went to work for McDonnell Aircraft in St. Louis and, after attending special classes in New York City, was transferred to New Mexico. He later took a position with General Dynamics, Ft. Worth, where he had been for almost two years before his death. Brown, James M. 'Jimmy' (I19907)
35 "Lehrer in Diemtigen" = teacher in Diemtigen Häsler, Friedrich (I4349)
36 "Louise" was a typist in the sales department for the Kollsman Division of square D company in Sweden and Norway.

She was inducted into the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce Senior Saints Hall of Fame on September 29, 2005; was a member of American Legion Auxiliary,the Victory Christian Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois and the "Gospel Gals" praise and worship team of the church.She was also involved in Nursing Home Ministry in Mattoon and Mount Vernon. 
Erickson, Christine 'Louise' (I36799)
37 "Member Wilder Brigade Co. A 98th Ill. Inft. with Sherman from Dalton to Atlanta; participated in battles, Hoover Gap, Chicamauga, Farmington, & Selma, Ala.-discharged July 7, 1865 with three years service."


Rank CPL Company A Unit 98 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence LOUISVILLE, CLAY CO, IL Age 21 Height 5' 9 Hair LIGHT
Eyes BLUE Complexion DARK Marital Status SINGLE Occupation FARMER
Nativity CLAY CO, IL

Service Record
Joined When JUL 26, 1862 Joined Where CLAY CO, IL
Joined By Whom E P TURNER Period 3 YRS
Muster In SEP 3, 1862 Muster In Where CAMP CENTRALIA, IL
Muster In By Whom L CPT Muster Out JUN 27, 1865
Muster Out Where NASHVILLE, TN Muster Out By Whom CPT HOSEA
Remarks N/A 
Conley, Alfred (I34804)
38 "Pete" entered the US Navy in 1941 along with his younger brother, Walter Bricker. Pete retired in 1961.
He served as a Gunner's Mate in World War II and Korea.

After his retirement from the Navy, he was convicted of murder when he robbed, beat, shot, and killed a man named Arthur Spotiseller in Long Beach, California on May 25, 1962. His accomplice was a woman by the name of Gladys O'Neil age 34. She died before Pete went to trial. Pete waived his right to trial by jury and was sentenced to life in prison. He died in San Quentin prison. 
Bricker, Peter Clarence Elbe 'Pete' (I981)
39 "Suzzie" was a loving nickname used by her husband only. [Nancy Hashimoto] Montgomery, Minnie Louella (I4079)
40 "This Preston Township cemetery can be found at the back of the Saron United Church of Christ. The church is located 4 miles North of US 50 on County Road 1600 N just East of Road 1400 E." (Footprints, Volume 10, page 162) Yauch, John E. (I12886)
41 "to America 1882" Häsler, Christian (I4464)
42 "to America" Schneiter, Elisabeth (I4492)
43 'Pop' was a Cement Mason, liked to garden and loved his grandchildren. He was a member of Mt. Erie Christian Church. Taylor, Verl R. 'Pop' (I5927)
44 (Based on age of child). ?, Ursula (I9758)
45 (Based on age of spouse) Jauch, Hieronymus (I9764)
46 (based on age of spouse) Weyler, Jakob (I9768)
47 (Memorial service) Boulb, April Tina (I7183)
48 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Family F11239
49 (probably in) Richland County, Illinois Mühlemann, Margaretha (I9438)
50 (referred to as deceased in 1660 death record of daughter). ?, Ursula (I9758)

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