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Aden, Adde ~ Adde Aden died last Tuesday (29 Mar 1887) from attack by his bull in Dongola, aged 56 years, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [2 Apr 1887 issue]

Albright, Jacob ~ Jacob Albright, of Mill Creek, aged 46 years, 3 months, 5 days, died Saturday (20 Mar 1880), and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [27 Mar 1880 issue]

Albright, Jacob ~ Jacob Albright, of Mill Creek, aged 46 years, 3 months, 5 days, died Saturday (20 Mar 1880), and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [27 Mar 1880 issue]

Allen, Edgar ~ Edgar Allen, youngest son of Dr. J. A. C. Allen, died 19 Sep 1884, at Grand Chain, Pulaski County. [4 Oct 1884 issue]

Allen, J. A. C. ~ Dr. J. A. C. Allen died 24 Dec 1883, in Grand Chain, Pulaski County, of spotted fever. [5 Jan 1884 issue]

Anderson, George ~ George Babel Anderson, of Pulaski County, son-in-law of J.T. Miller, was stabbed to death by Sam Stewart east of Grand Chain, Pulaski County, 2 Apr 1876. [8 Apr 1876 issue]

Back, Gabriel ~ Gabriel Back, son of Samuel Back of Mound City, Pulaski County, fell through the ice while skating and drowned. [14 Jan 1888 issue]

Barnett, George ~ George Barnett of near Pulaski Station, Pulaski County, was killed by train cars at Cobden and buried in potter’s field in Cobden Cemetery. There was a coroner’s inquest. [13 Jun 1896 issue]

Barringer, Aaron R. ~ Aaron R. Barringer died 2 Aug 1885, in Dongola, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. He left a wife and five children. [8 Aug 1885 issue]

Bell, James ~ James Bell died 5 Jan 1889, at his residence in Cobden. He was born in 1819 in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, and located in Ullin, Pulaski County, in 1855 and moved to Cobden in 1865. [12 Jan 1889 issue]

Bowers, Mr. ~ Mr. Bowers and two children, of three miles northwest of Mound City, Pulaski County, were recently buried. [23 Oct 1875 issue]

Boyle, C. ~ C. Boyle died Tuesday (2 Aug 1887) of consumption of the bowels in Anna, aged 53 years, and was buried in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. He was formerly of Cairo, Alexander County and Metropolis, Massac County. He left a wife and three sons. [6 Aug 1887 issue]

Boyle, Edward J. ~ Edward J. Boyle, formerly of Anna, died 28 Jul 1894, at his home in Cairo, Alexander County, of consumption, aged 29 years, and was buried in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. His father died in Anna six years ago. He left a mother and two brothers. [4 Aug 1894 issue]

Brewer, Mr. ~ Mr. Brewer was killed in railroad accident at Ullin, Pulaski County, Friday (1 Nov 1871). [9 Dec 1871 issue]

Britton, son ~ Son of Richard and Estelle (Thornton) Britton died last Friday (14 Jan 1898) in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, aged 2 years. [22 Jan 1898 issue]

Brooks, L. H. ~ L. H. Brooks, widow of B.W. Brooks, mother of the late Dr. James V. Brooks, born in Virginia, aged 81 years, 4 days died at the residence of her son-in-law, J. J. Koenig, in Mound City, Pulaski County, of heat and old age 16 Jul 1881, and was buried in Jonesboro Cemetery. [23 Jul 1881 issue]

Brown, A. M. ~ Judge A. M. Brown died at Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, last Saturday (28 Jun 1879). [5 Jul 1879 issue]

Burnette, Mrs. ~ Mrs. Burnette’s funeral was in Pulaski, Pulaski County. [22 Jun 1889 issue]

Canester, Price ~ Price Canester, of Ullin, Pulaski County, died of pneumonia Sunday morning (28 Jan 1872). [3 Feb 1872 issue]

Cantrell, daughter ~ Daughter of George Cantrell, of Ullin, Pulaski County, died of congestive chill 8 Aug 1882. [12 Aug 1882 issue]

Cheeseman, E. ~ Mr. E. Cheeseman, of Oaktown, Pulaski County, formerly of Dongola, died. [31 Aug 1878 issue]

Collins, Mrs. ~ Mrs. J. B. Collins, sister-in-law of Mrs. J. Richardson and aunt of Mollie Richardson of Dongola, died. Her funeral was in Mound City, Pulaski County. [3 Dec 1892 issue]

Conners, John ~ John Conners died 18 Jul 1889, in Mountain Glen, and was buried in the Catholic cemetery in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. [3 Aug 1889 issue]

Conyers, Frank ~ Frank Conyers died two weeks ago of consumption. He was the last male representative of the old family from around Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. [7 Aug 1886 issue]

Cook, Joseph ~ Joseph “Big Joe” Cook was shot and killed by Frank Moore, of Villa Ridge, last Saturday (28 Oct 1899) at Pulaski, Pulaski County. Cook was the largest man in southern Illinois and weighed over 300 pounds. [4 Nov 1899 issue]

Cook, Mrs. ~ Mrs. C. Cook, widow of William Cook, mother of Mrs. Dr. Fitzgibbon, died 26 Jan 1892, at her residence near Wetaug, Pulaski County, aged 62 years. She fell on the ice 20 Jan 1892. [30 Jan 1892 issue]

Corzine, Alice E. ~ Alice E. Corzine, wife of A. J. Corzine, died 5 Oct 1899, in Jonesboro, aged 26 years, 11 months, 28 days, and was buried in Jonesboro Cemetery. She was a member of Jonesboro First Baptist Church. She left a husband, two children, two brothers, Henry Hileman and Willis Hileman, of Olmsted, Pulaski County; and sisters, Mrs. T. T. Baker and Mrs. R. L. Hileman. [7 Oct 1899 issue]

Cover, Lydia ~ Lydia Edmunds Cover died 10 Nov 1890, in Makanda, Jackson County, aged 69 years, 2 months, 1 day. She was born in America (Pulaski County) 9 Sep 1821, to Col. Henry L. and Mary Ann Webb. Her parents came to Illinois from New York in 1820 and settled at America near the mouth of Cache River. She was baptized on her 18th birthday at Shiloh Baptist Church. She married on 8 Jun 1851, Ephraim Cover. She moved to Jonesboro and in 1864 to Makanda. She was appointed postmistress at Makanda by Pres. Cleveland. [15 Nov 1890 issue]

Coyle, Tim ~ Tim Coyle, formerly of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, was injured in a fall and died at Cairo, Alexander County, Wednesday (17 Mar 1875). [20 Mar 1875 issue]

Creamer, Silas ~ Robert McIntyre, Silas Creamer, and Orrin Morris were killed 17 Sep 1885, at Grand Chain, Pulaski County, in an explosion of a boiler at the sawmill of James Bartleson. [3 Oct 1885 issue]

Curril, John ~ John Curril (or Currie), of Ullin, Pulaski County, died of general debility and fever last week. [31 Aug 1878 issue]

Davault, Rebecca ~ Rebecca Davault, widow of George Davault, aged about 76 years, died 27 Oct 1876, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [4 Nov 1876 issue]

Delaney, Mrs. ~ Mrs. Henry Delaney of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, niece by marriage of Dr. Casey of Mound City, Pulaski County, died last week of malarial fever, aged 21 years. [6 Nov 1886 issue]

Dempsey, James ~ James Dempsey, of Co. D, 109th Illinois, died at Mound City, Pulaski County. [14 Feb 1863 issue]

Detrich, Dug ~ Constable Dug Detrich, of Ullin, Pulaski County, was shot by a Negro in Wetaug last Friday (7 May 1897) and died Tuesday (18 May 1897) at the hospital in Cairo, Pulaski County. He left a wife and several children. [29 May 1897 issue]

Dodd, William ~ William Dodd, of McCracken Co., Ky., was murdered at Wetaug, Pulaski County, by Charles Shuffleberger and Bagley Saturday (16 Mar 1872). [30 Mar 1872 issue]

Dougherty, Andrew ~ Andrew Dougherty, son of John Dougherty of Mound City, Pulaski County, was killed in a railroad accident Tuesday morning (9 Dec 1884), and was buried in Mound City. [13 Dec 1884 issue]

Dudley, Mr. ~ Mr. Dudley and daughter, drowned at Mound City, Pulaski County, Friday (30 Dec 1864). [7 Jan 1865 issue]

Due, John ~ John Due, section foreman, of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, was struck and killed by a freight train engine and was buried in Villa Ridge Cemetery. He left a wife, an aged mother, and an infant a few days old. He moved from Anna one year ago. [24 Jun 1899 issue]

Duncan, B. F. ~ B. F. Duncan was murdered at his sawmill in near Pulaski, Pulaski County. [19 Jan 1884 issue]

Eddleman, Elizabeth ~ Mrs. Elizabeth Eddleman, aged 73 years, 8 months, died near Wetaug, Pulaski County, last Monday (20 Jun 1870). [25 Jun 1870 issue]

Edwards, Elizabeth P. ~ Mrs. Elizabeth P. Edwards, born 8 Jul 1803, in Charleston, S.C., aged 75 years, 6 months, 1 day, mother of James Newton Edwards and William M. Brown, Daniel W. Brown and Miss Lizzie Brown, died at Anna 9 Jan 1879. She settled at Trinity, Pulaski County, in 1817. [25 Jan 1879 issue]

Elliott, Mr. ~ Mr. Elliott died of small pox in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, and was buried in Villa Ridge. [3 Aug 1895 issue]

Ellison, son ~ Son of Seth Ellison, of Ullin, Pulaski County, died of congestive chill 6 Aug 1882. [12 Aug 1882 issue]

Fearnside, son ~ Son of Henry Fearnside of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, died after drinking carbolic. [2 Feb 1889 issue]

Ferrell, infant ~ Infant child of William Ferrell died 3 Oct 1892, in Mounds Junction, Pulaski County, aged 1 year, 1 month, 10 days. [8 Oct 1892 issue]

Fisher, Louisa D. ~ Louisa D. Fisher of Dongola died 23 Oct 1889, aged 47 years, 3 months, 21 days, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. She left a husband and four children. [2 Nov 1889 issue]

Ford, Mrs. ~ Mrs. Ford, of Ullin, Pulaski County, died Friday (6 Oct 1882). [7 Oct 1882 issue]

Frick, Jacob ~ Jacob Frick, aged 82 years, 20 days, died at the residence of his son-in-law, John Shick, at the lime kiln near Ullin, Pulaski County, 3 Mar 1883, and was buried in Jonesboro Cemetery. [3 Mar 1883 issue]

Friganza, Romeo ~ Capt. Romeo Friganza died 22 Jul 1895, in Mound City, Pulaski County, aged 80 years. He was born on the island of Minorca in the Mediterranean Sea and came to the U.S. in 1830. He worked in naval construction at Mound City during the Civil War. He left several children. [3 Aug 1895 issue]

Fulton, James B. ~ Capt. James B. Fulton, of Anna, brother-in-law of Alex Frazier and J. W. Morris, born 1825 at Beaver Dam, near Pittsburg, Pa., died at Illinois Southern Hospital for the Insane in Anna after he fell from the fourth floor in a dumb waiter he was trying to repair 24 Jan 1882, and was buried in Mounds Beech Grove Cemetery, Pulaski County. [28 Jan 1882 issue]

Galbreth, Mrs. ~ Mrs. Galbreth, of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, died a week ago Sunday (24 Oct 1886) of paralysis. She left a husband and a large family of children. [6 Nov 1886 issue]

Gattinger, Louis ~ Louis Gattinger, of between Alton and Godfrey, was shot through the heart and died after quarreling with his daughter, aged 68 years. He had lived there for 30 years. He was a brother of Joseph Gattinger of Mound City, Pulaski County, Mrs. John M. Grieb, Mrs. Paul Misenhimer of Jonesboro, and Mrs. John G. Soergel of Enterprise, Miss. [17 Jul 1897 issue]

Gaunt, John ~ John Gaunt, brother of Mrs. J.W. Roy, died in Grand Chain, Pulaski County. [4 Apr 1896 issue]

Gibbs, Alice ~ Alice Gibbs alias Clark, African American, was shot at Cairo, Alexander County, by Jack Ross, a one-armed white man from Mound City, Pulaski County. [6 Mar 1875 issue]

Gilhofer, Charles ~ Charles Gilhofer, Wood Rittenhouse Sr., Richard Thurman, Mary Jones, Bertha Stanley, all of Cairo, Alexander County; Mrs. William Shannon and baby of Bird’s Point, Missouri; and Mrs. Lou Massey of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, all drowned Tuesday (26 May 1896) when a ferry capsized in a storm at Cairo, Alexander County. [30 May 1896 issue]

Gillett, Mr. ~ Mr. Gillet, of Ullin, Pulaski County, died last Tuesday (31 Dec 1872). [4 Jan 1873 issue]

Gleason, infant ~ The funeral of the infant child of John Gleason, of Ullin, Pulaski County, was in Jonesboro. [9 Dec 1882 issue]

Goodman, infant ~ Infant child of J. C. Goodman, of Pulaski, Pulaski County, died Saturday (1 Oct 1898) and was buried in Anna Cemetery. [8 Oct 1898 issue]

Gore, James ~ The Rev. James Gore died 21 Oct 1894, at his home in Centre, Pulaski County, aged 84 years. He was a circuit riding preacher. He left a wife and four children. One of the sons was C. A. Gore, formerly of Anna. [3 Nov 1894 issue]

Hargrave, William ~ William Hargrave was killed at Mound City, Pulaski County by "a mob of Negroes." [20 Jul 1867 issue]

Harmond, Charles ~ Charles Harmond and two tramps were instantly killed 5 Nov 1893, at Ullin, Pulaski County, when a train derailed, and Baggage Master Spooner recently died from injuries. Lafayette Anderson of Anna, Bert Brown and Willis Parks of Ullin were charged with throwing the switch. Lafayette Anderson died before the trial and Bert Brown was found not guilty. [24 Mar 1894 issue]

Harrison, G. A. ~ G. A. Harrison was killed by a train in Ullin, Pulaski County, Tuesday (1 Jun 1886). He was from Kentucky and employed at the saw mill of William Brown of Dongola. [5 Jun 1886 issue]

Hart, Joseph ~ Joseph Hart, son of Aaron Hart, died 20 Nov 1892, and was buried in Wetaug Cemetery, Pulaski County. [26 Nov 1892 issue]

Hart, Margaret ~ Margaret Hart, daughter of Aaron Hart, died 18 Nov 1892, of diphtheria, and was buried in Wetaug Cemetery, Pulaski County. [26 Nov 1892 issue]

Hartline, Charles W. ~ Charles W. Hartline died 12 or 13 Mar 1892, at his residence three miles west of Wetaug, Pulaski County, of typhoid fever, aged 58 years, 6 months, 16 days, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. He came from North Carolina to Illinois when 5. He was married twice. He left a wife and four children. [19 Mar 1892 issue]

Hathcock, Douglas ~ Douglas Hathcock was murdered by James Goodman at a saloon in Ullin, Pulaski County, 12 Aug 1882. [19 Aug 1882 issue]

Hawkins, Mr. ~ Mr. Hawkins was killed in a railroad accident near Ullin, Pulaski County, Monday (7 Apr 1873). [12 Apr 1873 issue]

Hawkins, Reuben ~ A child of Reuben Hawkins of near Mountain Glen died the first of last week and was buried in Ullin, Pulaski County. [31 Oct 1896 issue]

Hight, Alexander ~ Alexander Hight, only son of Capt. W.A. Hight, was killed by a train near the depot in Wetaug, Pulaski County, on Tuesday (12 Aug 1890), aged 42 years. He left a widow and eight children. [16 Aug 1890 issue]

Hight, Robert ~ Robert Hight, aged 75 years, died at Wetaug, Pulaski County, 7 May 1870. He was born in Virginia. [11 Jun 1870 issue]

Hight, William A. ~ Capt. William A. Hight died at his home in Wetaug, Pulaski County, aged 74 years. He was the son of Robert Hight. He went into business in Jonesboro and in 1844, with Daniel Hileman, moved to Pulaski County, 12 miles south of Jonesboro, and kept a general store until 1861. He was a Mason. “A few years ago he gave 600 acres to the Benedictine Catholic order upon which a Germany colony is now flourishing.” [20 Jan 1894 issue]

Hileman, Harriet L. ~ Harriet Loucinda (Robinson) Hileman, wife of Christian Monroe Hileman, died 11 Dec 1898, in Ullin, Pulaski County, aged 59 years, 1 month, 9 days, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. She was a sister of L. F. Robinson, A.W. Robinson, and Mrs. Lee Hileman. [17 Dec 1898 issue]

Hileman, Nancy ~ Nancy (Davis) Hileman died 3 Jun 1894, at the home of her son-in-law, John Barringer, five miles east of Anna, aged 88 years, 9 months, 14 days, and was buried in Casper Cemetery. She was born in Rowan Co., N.C., in 1805, the daughter of George and Catharine (Trexler) Davis, natives of North Carolina. She came to Illinois in 1817 with her parents and settled three miles south of Jonesboro. She married Christian Hileman in 1823. He came from North Carolina in 1819 with his father, Jacob Hileman, and died 18 Oct 1867. Her children were Jacob Hileman of Anna, Matilda wife of Charles Barringer of Jonesboro, George W. Hileman of near Du Quoin, Caroline wife of Josiah Bean, Mary wife of Silas Hess, Melvina wife of John Barringer of Anna Precinct, Thomas Hileman, who died in 1863, Levi Hileman of Anna Precinct, and Christian M. Hileman of Ullin, Pulaski County. [9 Jun 1894 issue]

Hoffner, Catharine ~ Catharine Hoffner, widow of John Hoffner and mother of Caleb Hoffner, born 24 Jan 1788, in Rowan Co., N.C., aged 91 years, 6 days, died of general debility and old age at her residence near Wetaug, Pulaski County, 30 Jan 1879. [8 Feb 1879 issue]

Hoffner, Mrs. ~ Wife of Judge C. Hoffner of Wetaug, Pulaski County, died last week. [31 Jan 1885 issue]

Holman, Philip ~ Philip Holman was shot and killed by Lt. Frank Parker, who was age 50 years, in self defense during a meeting of the Clear Creek Baptist Association in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, and was buried in Villa Ridge. He left a wife and 6-month-old child, but they were living with her father. Holman lived with and ran the farm of Mrs. Congers. [19 Aug 1893 issue]

Hughes, Mark L. ~ Mark L. Hughes, of Pulaski County, died of typhoid pneumonia 7 Dec 1881. [17 Dec 1881 issue]

Hunter, Mrs. ~ Mrs. Hunter, African American, of Pulaski County, aged 123 years (!), servant of Martha Washington (!), used tobacco for over 100 years (!). A "whopper?" [29 Sep 1883 issue]

Hurt, Mr. ~ Young man named Hurt was accidentally shot and killed last Monday in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. [26 Jan 1889 issue]

Inscore, Matthew J. ~ Matthew J. Inscore died Tuesday (8 Oct 1889) in Anna. He was born 2 Feb 1817, in Springfield, Tennessee, and came to Union County with parents in 1850. He married Amanda J. Haskins, who died 26 Jun 1876. They had four children, Frances E., Stella B., Leet, and Harry W. He married 2nd Mary Brown of Pulaski, Pulaski County. [12 Oct 1889 issue]

Jackson, Mark ~ Mark Jackson, African American, drowned in Hess Bayou, Pulaski County, Tuesday (9 Mar 1875). [20 Mar 1875 issue]

Johnson, Mr. ~ Mr. Johnson, African-American, was murdered half a mile from Ullin, Pulaski County, towards Morris' Mill by Mr. Haynes, African-American, 29 Aug 1874. [14 Nov 1874 issue]

Kennedy, Thomas ~ Thomas Kennedy was run over by train between Ullin and Williams' Mill, Pulaski County, Wednesday (11 Aug 1875). [21 Aug 1875 issue]

Kersey, William ~ William Kersey of Capt. Stewart's Cavalry died 28 Jan 1862, at Mound City, Pulaski County. [1 Feb 1862 issue]

King, Mrs. ~ Mrs. King died 19 May 1899, on the W. W. Lefler farm, aged 54 years, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [27 May 1899 issue]

Knupp, Charles ~ Charles Knupp, father of Eli Knupp, an old citizen of Pulaski County, died the first of this week. [21 Feb 1885 issue]

Lackey, Joel ~ Joel Lackey was run over by a train and killed at Ullin, Pulaski County, 15 Aug 1875. [28 Aug 1875 issue]

Lackey, William, Sr. ~ William Lackey Sr., of near Pulaski, Pulaski County, died last Monday. [25 Jan 1873 issue]

Lanier, Hazel ~ Hazel Lanier, daughter of Angus Lanier, died 5 Jun 1898, of flux at the home of her parents on Chestnut Street in Anna, aged 3 years, 4 months, 4 days, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. She was related to Mrs. Robert Cropper of Mound City, Pulaski County, Mrs. Jane McIntire, Molly McIntire, George McIntire, Wash Boyd of New Grand Chain, Pulaksi County, and Will Lanier of near Vienna, Johnson County. [11 Jun 1898 issue]

Leaborn, Frank ~ Frank Leaborn, of Newport, Ky., supposed drowned in Ohio River at Mound City, Pulaski County, last Saturday (6 Mar 1875). [20 Mar 1875 issue]

Lee, Sarah J. ~ Sarah J. Lee, wife of Ed Lee, daughter of Elias and Eliza Ellenwood of Grand Chain, Pulaski County, died 21 May 1891, aged 31 years, 8 months, 14 days, and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery. She had no children. [23 May 1891 issue]

Lentz, Henry ~ Henry Lentz of Wetaug, Pulaski County, died last week. He was a justice of the peace in Pulaski County and a Civil War veteran. [4 Sep 1886 issue]

Lentz, Peter ~ Peter Lentz, of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, accidentally shot himself Tuesday last week. [17 Mar 1883 issue]

Lewis, Ira E. ~ Ira Emmer Lewis, formerly of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, died 16 Apr 1899, of apoplexy, at the home of his brother, I. W. Lewis, of Alto Pass, aged nearly 33 years, and was buried in Alto Pass Cemetery. He married Jennie Pollock, from whom he was separated. He left two daughters, and a mother, Mrs. A. D. Willey, of Alto Pass. [22 Apr 1899 issue]

Limbert, John ~ John Limbert died 18 Apr 1895, at his home in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, aged 78 years, 1 month, 21 days, and was buried in Cobden Cemetery. He became a charter member of the Masonic lodge in Cobden in 1865. He was born in 1817 in England and came to the U.S. in the early 1840s. He settled in Wisconsin where he married, and in 1873 came to Cobden with his wife and three daughters the oldest, Emma Limbert, died in Cobden; the youngest, Nettie A. Limbert, died in Cairo; Mary wife of Herbert E. Spauling of Cairo. He left a widow, daughter, and two grandsons in Cairo. (See also the 4 May 1895, issue.) [27 Apr 1895 issue]

Lufkin, Mary ~ Mary Lufkin, mother of John E. Lufkin, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Thomas in La Grange, Missouri, Monday (30 Jun 1890), aged 83 years, and was buried in Villa Ridge Cemetery, Pulaski County. [5 Jul 1890 issue]

Mangold, B. F. ~ B. F. Mangold died 13 Jun 1896, of heart disease in a public road near Wetaug, Pulaski County, aged 64 years, 2 months, 17 days, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. He was a member of I.O.O.F. He left a wife, four sons, three daughters, and one child of his former wife. [20 Jun 1896 issue]

McCallen, George ~ George McCallen, of Wetaug, Pulaski County, aged 48 years, died of pneumonia 10 Nov 1880. [20 Nov 1880 issue]

McCarthey, M. ~ M. McCarthey, stepfather of Mrs. John Rooney of Anna, died 19 Jan 1895, in Pulaski, Pulaski County. [26 Jan 1895 issue]

McCartney, William B. ~ William Brown McCartney died 15 Oct 1893, at his home in Wetaug, Pulaski County, aged 56 years. He was a member of I.O.O.F. [21 Oct 1893 issue]

McClaran, Mary P. ~ Mary P. McClaran, only child of J.R. and Caroline McClaran, of Ullin, Pulaski County, aged 14 years, died 6 May 1880. [29 May 1880 issue]

McCommon, Mrs. ~ Wife of Rev. E. G. McCommon died at her home in Mound City, Pulaski County last Sunday (19 Feb 1899). [25 Feb 1899 issue]

McGahey, E. C. ~ E. C. McGahey died 13 Mar 1886, at his residence in Pulaski County, aged about 50 years, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. He left an invalid wife and two sons. [20 Mar 1886 issue]

McIntosh, John J. ~ John J. McIntosh, born 15 Sep 1830, Jonesboro, aged 51 years, 10 months, 2 days, husband of Caroline (Marberry) McIntosh, was thrown from his wagon returning from the mill to home, four miles east of Ullin, Pulaski County, died 17 Jul 1882, and was buried in Auburn Cemetery. He was captain of Co. F, 109th Infantry during the Civil War. [22 Jul 1882 issue]

McIntyre, Robert ~ Robert McIntyre, Silas Creamer, and Orrin Morris were killed 17 Sep 1885, at Grand Chain, Pulaski County, in an explosion of a boiler at the sawmill of James Bartleson. [3 Oct 1885 issue]

McLain, Frank ~ Frank McLain died of typhoid pneumonia at Ullin, Pulaski County, 7 Feb 1872. [10 Feb 1872 issue]

McLaren, Mrs. ~ Mrs. J. B. McLaren, formerly of Cobden, died in Ullin, Pulaski County, and was buried in Cobden Cemetery. [26 Dec 1891 issue]

McNamee, Fannie ~ Fannie wife of David N. McNamee, died 26 Apr 1898, at the home of her sister, Mrs. G.E. Farrer, in Anna, aged 37 years, 4 months, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. She was born in Sparta and came to Anna in the early 1880s. She married McNamee in September 1884 and four years ago moved to Olmsted, Pulaski County. She left a husband, children, one brother, Frank Dobbins, and two sisters, Mrs. G.E. Farrer and Daisy Dobbins. [30 Apr 1898 issue]

Mertz, George W. ~ George W. Mertz of Mound City, Pulaski County, died recently. [12 Apr 1884 issue]

Michael, Daniel C. ~ Daniel C. Michael, of Dongola, aged 21 years, died of bronchitis 11 Dec 1878, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [28 Dec 1878 issue]

Miller, Katharine ~ Mrs. Katharine Miller died 18 Nov 1898, at her home in Anna of paralysis, aged 76 years, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. She was born in Frederick Co., Md., and came to Jonesboro with her parents in 1840. She married in 1843 Henry Miller, who died in 1871. In 1851 she moved to a farm near Caledonia (Olmsted), Pulaski County. She left eight children, A. J. Miller of Cobden, Frank Miller of Centralia, Watson Miller of Fairmont, Wis., George Miller and Caleb Miller of Anna, Mrs. Arthur Moss and Mrs. J.N. Dickinson of Anna, and Mrs. T. J. Bouton of Montana. [26 Nov 1898 issue]

Minnich, George ~ George Minnich, father of W. P. Minnich of Anna, died Monday (7 Feb 1898) at his home in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, aged 73 years. [12 Feb 1898 issue]

Morris, Orrin ~ Robert McIntyre, Silas Creamer, and Orrin Morris were killed 17 Sep 1885, at Grand Chain, Pulaski County, in an explosion of a boiler at the sawmill of James Bartleson. [3 Oct 1885 issue]

Murphy, William ~ William Murphy died at his residence east of Wetaug, Pulaski County, Friday night (5 Jan 1883). [6 Jan 1883 issue]

Nenninger, Charley ~ Charley Nenninger drowned in Trinity Bayou south of Mound City, Pulaski County, Thursday (8 Jul 1875). [17 Jul 1875 issue]

Nesbit, Mrs. ~ Mrs. Port Nesbit, daughter of H. M. Smith, died last Friday (20 Jan 1899) at her home in Mound City, Pulaski County. [28 Jan 1899 issue]

Ninninger, Minnie ~ Minnie Ninninger died 3 Jan 1899, at her home in Madison, and was buried in Mounds, Pulaski County. Her mother kept the Otrich Hotel in Mounds. [7 Jan 1899 issue]

Nugent, William ~ William Nugent died 6 Jul 1899, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mollie Kelley, in Anna, of dropsy, aged nearly 74 years, and was buried in Mounds, Pulaski County, beside his wife, who died three years ago. He was Catholic. He was born in Ireland and came to the U.S. when 21. He was a railroad contractor. He lived in Mound City, Pulaski County, for 35 years. He had 11 children, of whom four sons and four daughters survived. Two of his children were Mrs. M. Kelley and Mrs. Charles O’Neill of Anna. [15 Jul 1899 issue]

O'Conner, Jerry ~ Jerry O’Conner died 19 Jan 1897, at his home in Anna, aged 77 years, and was buried in the Catholic cemetery in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. He settled in Anna in the early 1850s as an employee of the Illinois Central. He left a wife and six children, one of whom was Mrs. Samuel Stokes of Anna. He was a devout Catholic. [23 Jan 1897 issue]

Oliver, Dick ~ Dick Oliver of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, aged 16 years, accidentally shot himself, and was buried 2 Jan 1888. [14 Jan 1888 issue]

Olmsted, Mattie ~ Mattie Olmsted, wife of Charles Olmsted, died 16 Mar 1897, in Bloomington, and was buried in the family cemetery at Olmsted, Pulaski County. [3 Apr 1897 issue]

Parrott, Rube ~ Rube Parrott was shot and killed in Ullin, Pulaski County, by officer Ed Carter Saturday (1 Jun 1895) while resisting arrest. A later article identifies Warren Parrott as a person shot and killed at Wetaug (22 Jun 1895, issue). [8 Jun 1895 issue]

Pearson, Joseph ~ Joseph Pearson, aged 70 years, died at his residence near America, Pulaski County, where he had resided for about 40 years. [25 Feb 1882 issue]

Peelar, Nellie ~ The funeral of Nellie Peelar, daughter of F.E. Peelar, was preached in Wetaug, Pulaski County on Sunday (17 Feb 1889). The 2 Mar 1889, issue states, “Miss Nellie Peelar of Wetaug visited friends here (Dongola) on Saturday and looked far from being dead. We were misinformed.” [23 Feb 1889 issue]

Peeler, H. M. ~ H. M. Peeler died 27 Jan 1886, in Dongola, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [6 Feb 1886 issue]

Peeler, Jacob ~ Jacob Peeler, born in North Carolina, aged 69 years, 4 months, 9 days, died three miles south of Dongola 26 Feb 1876, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [11 Mar 1876 issue]

Peeler, Rufus ~ Rufus Peeler, aged about 48 years, died at residence near Wetaug, Pulaski County, 11 Sep 1881. [17 Sep 1881 issue]

Pelley, daughter ~ Daughter of Cornelius Pelley died Friday (4 Nov 1898) at his home south of Wetaug, Pulaski County, aged 4 years, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. The family was Catholic. [5 Nov 1898 issue]

Penrod, William ~ William Penrod was shot three times and killed in Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois, while resisting arrest and was buried in Friendship Cemetery. He was formerly from Dongola and was a son of the late Barney Penrod and a brother of Milington Penrod. He left a family. [11 Feb 1893 issue]

Porter, Fannie P. ~ Fannie P. Porter, wife of H.F. Porter, of Mound City, Pulaski County, aged 32 years, died 23 Jan 1879. [1 Feb 1879 issue]

Porterfield, Chambers ~ Chambers Porterfield, of Pulaski, Pulaski County, aged 32 years, died of pneumonia 5 Apr 1867. [13 Apr 1867 issue]

Rhymer, Sophia ~ Sophia Rhymer, wife of Charles Rhymer, of Dongola, aged 26 years, died 7 Apr 1880, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [24 Apr 1880 issue]

Rimer, Mrs. ~ Mrs. J.P. Rimer died in Pulaski County of pneumonia and childbirth, aged 28 years, and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery. She was the daughter of Samuel Dillow of near Springville. She was a Lutheran. [29 Apr 1893 issue]

Roach, John ~ John Roach of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, committed suicide by shooting himself in the head last Sunday (19 Jan 1896). He was unmarried and left two brothers at Villa Ridge and a sister in Cairo, Alexander County. [25 Jan 1896 issue]

Robinson, James L. ~ James Lee Robinson died 9 Feb 1897, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E.R. Spence, in Anna, aged 59 years, 4 months, 9 days, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. He was born in North Carolina and came to Anna in 1875. He left five children, Walter Robinson, William “Will” Robinson, medical student in St. Louis, Frank Robinson, Mrs. E.R. Spence, and Minnie Robinson. His wife died 12 years ago. He was the uncle of Dr. Luther Robinson of Ullin, Pulaski County. [13 Feb 1897 issue]

Russell, Frank ~ Frank Russell was killed at Mound City, Pulaski County, by "a mob of Negroes." [20 Jul 1867 issue]

Sanderson, Walter ~ Walter Sanderson died at the residence of his father in Pulaski County, of consumption 12 Feb 1882. [25 Feb 1882 issue]

Schneider, Peter ~ Peter Schneider drowned 7 May 1889, at Pulltight (or Pulaski) Landing, Monroe County, in a fight with Larry McDonel. [18 May 1889 issue]

Shade, Steven ~ Steven Shade, Negro, died Tuesday (16 Aug 1898) in Wetaug, Pulaski County, allegedly aged 100 years. [20 Aug 1898 issue]

Sheaves, Jessee ~ Mrs. Jessee Sheaves, of Ullin, Pulaski County, died 20 Apr 1883. [28 Apr 1883 issue]

Short, Edward ~ Edward Short, born in 1821 in Maryland, aged 62 years, died at his residence two and a half miles northwest of Ullin, Pulaski County, 19 Apr 1883, and was buried in Hazelwood Cemetery. [28 Apr 1883 issue]

Smith, H. M. ~ Judge H. M. Smith died last Friday (18 Feb 1898) in Pulaski County. He was county judge there 20 years. [26 Feb 1898 issue]

Smith, Mollie ~ Mollie Smith, sister-in-law of G.W. McCallen, of Wetaug, Pulaski County, aged 17 years, died Monday last week (24 Feb 1873). [1 Mar 1873 issue]

Smoot, Samuel ~ Samuel Smoot died 24 Jul 1899, at his home near Pulaski, Pulaski County, and was buried in Hinkle Cemetery. He left a wife and a large family. [29 Jul 1899 issue]

Sneed, Lula ~ Lula Sneed, wife of W.A. Sneed, formerly of Anna, died 23 Mar 1896, at her home in Mound City, Pulaski County, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. [28 Mar 1896 issue]

Spaulding, Stephen ~ Stephen C. Spaulding, of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, shot himself on his daughter’s grave in Oak Hill Cemetery in Janesville, Wis. He was a member of I.O.O.F. In 1863 he left Janesville and settled in Villa Ridge. He was a jeweler. [26 Nov 1898 issue]

Spence, Samuel ~ The funeral of Samuel Spence was last Saturday (9 Oct 1886) in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. [16 Oct 1886 issue]

Stead, daughter ~ Daughter of W. R. Stead died 8 Oct 1895, at Mound City, Pulaski County, aged 4 months, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. [12 Oct 1895 issue]

Steers, Malissa ~ Mrs. Malissa Steers died after falling 15 feet at her home, aged 68 years, 7 months, 18 days, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. She had lived in Anna 31 years and moved from Pulaski County several years after her husband, Wilburn Steers, died in Grand Chain. She left five daughters, Emma Steers, Anna Steers, Elnora Steers, Mrs. S.F. Scott, and Mrs. Cord Finch of Anna. She left one sister, Mrs. N. Gray of Carrolton. She was the aunt of Leo Gray. [15 Sep 1894 issue]

Stephens, W. H. ~ W. H. Stephens of Wetaug, Pulaski County, railroad brakeman, was killed Saturday (24 Mar 1888) on the Illinois Central Railroad between Dongola and Wetaug. He left a family. [31 Mar 1888 issue]

Sterns, William, Jr. ~ William Sterns Jr. committed suicide by shooting himself in Mound City, Pulaski County, Sunday (11 Mar 1894). [17 Mar 1894 issue]

Stoddard, E. B. ~ E. B. Stoddard died in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, of consumption, aged 38 years, 8 months, 9 days. He was born in New York. [22 Sep 1888 issue]

Sturgis, son ~ Child of George Sturgis, of between Ullin and Pulaski, Pulaski County, was accidentally poisoned when he was given morphine instead of quinine. (Reported as not dead in the 29 Aug 1874, issue.) [22 Aug 1874 issue]

Tash, Nancy ~ Mrs. Nancy Tash, aged 62 years, died at the residence of her son-in-law Fred Freshet in Ullin, Pulaski County, 27 Nov 1882. [2 Dec 1882 issue]

Tharp, Laura A. ~ Laura A. Tharp, daughter of Michael and Sarah Tharp, of near the lime kiln at Ullin, Pulaski County, aged 2 years, 7 months, died of typhoid fever 24 Jan 1879. [8 Feb 1879 issue]

Tharp, Sarlida ~ Sarilda Tharp, aged 54 years, died at residence of her son in Wetaug, Pulaski County, 2 Feb 1879. [8 Feb 1879 issue]

Thomas, Carl ~ Carl Thomas was buried at Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. His body was recovered at Columbus Wednesday last (24 May 1871). [3 Jun 1871 issue]

Thomasson, Amanda M. ~ Amanda M. Thomasson, wife of T. S. Thomasson, of Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, aged 37 years, died 15 Jan 1879. [1 Feb 1879 issue]

Thompson, Mr. ~ Old Man Thompson died on his boat on the Kentucky shore opposite Mound City, Pulaski County, 13 Feb 1875. [20 Mar 1875 issue]

Tobin, Michael ~ Michael Tobin’s badly decomposed body was found in the woods near Mound City, Pulaski County, last Friday (10 Nov 1899). He shot and killed Major Fitzpatrick at the National Cemetery last June, then evidently committed suicide. [18 Nov 1899 issue]

Unidentified ~ Eight African Americans were shot and killed just above Cache Island in Pulaski County a few nights ago. [29 Dec 1866 issue]

Unidentified ~ An African American was lynched by friends of Russell and Hargrave at Mound City, Pulaski County. [20 Jul 1867 issue]

Unidentified ~ Workman of St. Louis Log Co. at Ullin, Pulaski County, was killed by Mr. Townsend, superintendent. [21 Oct 1871 issue]

Walker, John ~ John Walker died at his residence near Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, 10 Jan 1875. [6 Feb 1875 issue]

Wall, Mrs. ~ Wife of Hon. W. A. Wall died 29 Nov 1897, at her home in Mound City, Pulaski County. [4 Dec 1897 issue]

Watkins, Mr. ~ African American named Watkins accidentally shot himself two miles north of Ullin, Pulaski County, last week. [3 Mar 1883 issue]

Wehrenberg, daughter ~ The daughter of Sheriff Wehrenberg of Pulaski County died from eating too many pickles. [4 Mar 1893 issue]

Weiting, Mrs. ~ Mrs. H. H. Weiting’s funeral was preached in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. [29 Aug 1891 issue]

White, L. ~ Mrs. L. White died 22 Jul 1889, at Ullin, Pulaski County, of pneumonia, aged about 50 years, and was buried at Union School House near Dongola. [20 Jul 1889 issue]

White, Mrs. ~ Mrs. J. W. White died 4 Nov 1889, at Ullin, Pulaski County, aged 65 years, and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery. [9 Nov 1889 issue]

Whitman, child ~ Child of W. Whitman, of Mound City, Pulaski County, was buried in Dongola Wednesday (2 May 1888). [5 May 1888 issue]

Wilkerson, Ana ~ Mrs. Ana Wilkerson, of Dongola, died of gastritis 2 Nov 1878, and was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Pulaski County. [9 Nov 1878 issue]

Williams, John A. ~ John A. Williams died 8 Oct 1895, at his home in Dongola, aged 73 years, and was buried in Villa Ridge, Pulaski County. He was formerly from Du Quoin and moved to Dongola a few years ago. He was a blacksmith, wagon maker, and an ordained Baptist preacher. He left an aged wife, and some married children. [12 Oct 1895 issue]

Wilson, Anna M. ~ Anna M. Wilson died 7 Sep 1887, of cancer of the stomach, at the residence of her son-in-law, Dr. J.I. Hale, aged 65 years, 7 months, 3 days, and was buried in Wetaug graveyard, Pulaski County. She came to Illinois when 17, and lived in Olmsted, Pulaski County. She left a large family of children and grandchildren. [10 Sep 1887 issue]

Wilson, Annie ~ Annie Wilson, daughter of R.E. Wilson of Ullin, Pulaski County, died 6 Dec 1894, aged 20 years, 11 months, and was buried in Anna Cemetery. She was a niece of Mrs. Dr. Hale. [15 Dec 1894 issue]

Wilson, Eli ~ Eli Wilson died Thursday (9 Sep 1897) at his home in Paducah, Ky. His funeral was in Wetaug, Pulaski County. He was a brother of Mrs. J. I. Hale and Mrs. Polly Landreth of Anna. [11 Sep 1897 issue]

Wilson, infant ~ Infant of Mr. Wilson died 1 Aug 1891, at Mounds, Pulaski County, and was buried in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Dongola. [8 Aug 1891 issue]

Woods, Edward ~ Edward Woods, son of Mrs. L.P. Wilcox, aged 29 years, drowned near Mound City, Pulaski County, last Friday (1 Oct 1880). [9 Oct 1880 issue]

Young, son ~ Son of Muke Young, "colored," died in Grand Chain, Pulaski County, in a house fire, aged 5 years. [12 Jan 1884 issue]

Compiled from Darrel Dexter's website of Jonesboro Gazette 1858-1939 transcriptions, where many more death notices, information, and notes can be found.


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