THE MADISON COUNTY, ILLINOIS TRAILS
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The following newspaper articles have been transcribed from two roles of microfilm, bought from the Illinois State Historical Library. ID numbers given to these rolls are I-272 and A-9175.  These newspapers cover most of Madison County and contain bits of gossip, marriages, deaths, etc.  If you would like to purchase rolls of old newspapers, please contact the ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY, Old State Capital Building, Springfield, IL 62701.  Phone:  217-524-7216.

This is a work in progress.  Be sure to check back for new additions. For obituaries, see our new obituary page.
 

The Alton Democratic Union, death of Abel Moore, 14 February, 1846 - Pioneer from Surry County, NC, his wife was from South Carolina.

Edwardsville Intelligencer, Illinois
16 June 1870 - Wm. Hilgedick

The Alton Democrat, excerpts from Friday, January 9, 1880

The Alton Democrat, excerpts from July 2, 1880

The Alton Democrat, excerpts from July 9th, 1880

The Alton Democrat, excerpts from July 16, 1880

The Alton Democrat, excerpts from July 23, 1880

The Alton Democrat, excerpts from July 30, 1880

The Alton Democrat, excerpts from August 20, 1880

The Alton Democrat, excerpts from September 10, 1880

Collinsville Advertiser Press, March 1911

Collinsville Advertiser Press, April 1911

Collinsville Advertiser Press, May and June 1911

Collinsville Herald , Excerpts from 1915
 


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