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|1974 Edwardsville Intelligencer Clipping of Six Generations of the Thorpe Family||This Edwardsville Intelligencer clipping from May 25, 1974, includes a photo and caption of six generations of the Thorpe family. Included is a paper that explains the generations.
First generation: 97-year-old John O'Neil of South Roxana, seated in the rocking chair
Second generation: John's dauther Clara Hessel of Marine, sitting to the left of John
Third generation: Clara's daughter Edith Ringering of Poag, Edwardsville, standing on left in back
Fourth generation: Edith's daughter Charlene Thorpe of St. Louis, standing in middle in back
Fifth generation: Charlene's daughter Susan Thorpe of St. Louis, standing on right in back
Sixth generation: Daughter of Susan one-year-old Stephanie Thorpe, now Stephanie Thorpe Seeley, sitting on the lap of John O'Neil
This clipping was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by the seventh generation and Stephanie's daughter, Kimberley Seeley.
|May 25, 1974||May 21, 2019|
|1958 Alton Evening Telegraph Clipping of Five Generations of the Thorpe Family||This Alton Evening Telegraph Clipping from April 14, 1958 features the 15 ancestors of Steven Thorpe and Susan Denise Thorpe who attended Steven's christening at St. Paul's Evangelical Church in Edwardsville on Sunday, April 13, 1958. Also included is the original photograph printed in the Telegraph. In the front row of the photograph are Stephen and Susan's parents, Roblee and Charlene Thorpe of Marine.
Also in the photo are Roblee's parents: Orville Thorpe and Bernice Bauer Thorpe of Poag, Edwardsville, Orville's parents Charles Thorpe and Mary Gloss Thorpe of Edwardsville, and Bernice's parents Fred Bauer and Mary Hlad Bauer of Edwardsville. On Charlene's side are her parents: Walter and Edith Ringering of Poag, Edwardsville, Walter's parents Barney H. Ringering and Margaret Klenke Ringering of Edwardsville, Margaret's mother Lena Klenke of Edwardsville, Edith's parents Emil and Clara Hessel of Marine, and Clara's parents John O'Neil and Emma Levicy Grange O'Neil of South Roxana.
This clipping was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Susan's grandaughter, Kimberly Seeley.
|April 13, 1958||May 21, 2019|
|Genealogy document for the Gregory family, circa 1777-1840||This is a genealogy document for the Gregory family from April 22, 1840. It lists the children of Godfrey Gregory (b.1777) and Rosanah Walker Gregory (b.1789).||1840||March 15, 2019|
|Reproduction Genealogy document for the Gregory family, circa 1777-1840||This is a genealogy document for the Gregory family, circa 1777-1840. This document indicates “The above is a copy of the original made by Benjamin Washington Moody April 22nd 1840. The Homestead and birth place is about five miles from Springfield Washington County Ky, on the Springfield & Bloomfield Pike road, and on this date Oct. 31st 1919 Is still in fairly good condition and occupied.” It lists the children of Godfrey Gregory (b.1777) and Rosanah Walker Gregory (b.1789).||1919||March 15, 2019|
|Genealogy Document for the Hill Familly, circa 1790-1850||This is a genealogy document for the Hill family. It begins with the marriage John Hill (b.1790-d.1839) and Mary S. Winfrey (b. 1791-d.1849).||circa 1790-1850||March 15, 2019|
|Voegele Families of Southern Illinois||This book by Edward Zacharski discusses the descendants of Charles Voegele, a German-American immigrant who settled in Highland, Illinois in the 1840s.||2000||April 7, 2017|