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Last update: October 1, 2014

  Obituaries and Death Notices
in Pulaski County, Illinois Newspapers

1857-1931

Mounds City, Pulaski County, Illinois

Transcribed by Darrel Dexter
darreldexter@hotmail.com

        The newspapers examined for this study are on microfilm at Morris Library on the campus of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield. Ill.  Some original copies are available at Cairo Public Library and in the private collection of Paul Echols. The newspapers and the issues that were read for this study include:

The National Emporium, later Mound City Weekly Emporium, June 1856 - 22 Mar 1860.

The Mound City Gazette.  Only the 22 Aug 1861, issue is extant.

The Mound City Journal.  5 Oct 1865, 21 Jul 1866 and 7 May 1870. 

 The Mounds Independent. 1926-1931. 

The Pulaski Patriot. Mound City. 12 Jul 1871 to 5 April 1890 (with significant gaps).

The Pulaski Enterprise.  Mound City.  1893 (one issue); 20 Jan 1905 - 25 Dec 1931.
            (No issues extant for 1894-1904, 1912 or 1918).

The Ullin Times. Transcriptions from sixteen issues 1916 to 1921 owned by Paul Echols.

Click on the links below for obituaries and death notices extracted from extant copies of the above newspapers 1857-1925.

1857 1858 1859 1860 1866-1870
1871-1872 1875-1879 1880-1881 1882-1883 1885-1887
1888-1890 1891-1892 none 1893 1894-1904 none 1905
1906 1907 1908 1909 1910
1911 1912 none 1913 1914 1915
1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925
1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
1931        

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For a detailed history of newspapers published in Pulaski County consult the webpage following.

   

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