Thirtieth Annual Reunion
Of The
Old Settlers
Of
Menard County, Illinois
Held At
Liberty Park….
Thursday, September 4, 1902
Claiborne Hall, President
John Tice, Secretary
Free Press Printing House, Athens

Program
Morning Exercises

Song (National)……….Rock Creek Choir
Invocation…….
Welcome Address…….Miss Myrtle Miller
Response………..........By the President
Address……................Hon. Henry T. Rainey (Candidate for Congress)
Selection………..........Rock Creek Choir
Adjournment for Dinner to 1:30 P.M.

Afternoon Exercises


Song………..................Rock Creek Choir
Address……….............Hon. G.W. Murray
Reminiscent Talks……..By Old Settlers
Song………..................Rock Creek Choir
Report of Deaths………By John Tice, Secretary
Awarding of Prizes……....................
Closing Song, "Shall We Meet Again?"……………
Benediction……………………………………

Names of Old Settlers Died Since Last Reunion, Sept.4, 1901

NAME DECEASED Nationality AGE
ARNOLD, John 12 May 1902 Illinois 70
AUSTIN, Edward 19 Nov 1901 Illinois 73
BALE, F.V. 27 Feb 1902 Kentucky 69
BARRETT, William 21 Feb 1902 Kentucky 86
BRAHM, John A. 24 March 1902 Illinois 74
BROOKS, John T. 16 Aug 1902 Kentucky 72
BRYANT, James S. 14 Oct 1901 Illinois 72
CHEANEY, James W. 23 FEb 1902 Kentucky 72
COGDAL, Sarah 22 March 1902 S. Carolina 78
CRAWFORD, Thomas 24 July 1902 Illinois 74
DUFF, John 20 June 1902 Tennessee 88
ELDRIDGE, Wiliam 6 May 1902 England 77
ENGLAND, Jesse 12 Jan 1902 Ohio 89
GADDIE, Eliza A. 26 Sept 1901 Illinois 59
GOFF, Eli M. 12 March 1902 Kentucky 84
HASH, Alfred 14 July 1902 Kentucky 92
HODGEN, Elizabeth 17 Dec 1901 Kentucky 76
HORNBACK, Hiram 29 July 1902 Illinois 73
HORNBACK, Isaac 12 Jan 1902 Illinois 69
KILLION, Sarah E. 31 Oct 1901 Kentucky 89
MONTGOMERY, B.F. 23 March 1902 Kentucky 86
PRINCE, Elizabeth 20 Sept 1901 Kentucky 82
ROBERTS, Dr. W.T. 17 Jan 1902 Viginia 68
RULE, Nancy D. 17 Nov 1901 Virginia 72
STITH, America 12 Dec 1901 Tennessee 79
STONE, Maria 24 Aug 1902 Virginia 73
SWARINGUIN, Martha 12 Feb 1902 Illinois 85
SWINGLE, Adaline 21 June 1902 Kentucky 88
TAYLOR, Elizabeth 1 Aug 1902 Kentucky 91
TORREY, Charles 13 FEb 1902 Kentucky 66
WATKINS, Eli 9 Oct 1901 Illinois 54
WATKINS, Mary 09 June 1902 Tennessee 70
WATKINS, McLain 6 June 1902 Kentucky 75
WEATHERBY, Mary 20 Dec 1901 England 84
WINTERS, Reuben 25 Aug 1902 New York 84

 

Transcribed by: Jeanie Lowe

 


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