Source:Central Illinois Genealogical Quarterly (1988 Vol 24 No 2) (Decatur Genealogical Society, Macon County, Illinois)

Source Central Illinois Genealogical Quarterly (1988 vol 24 no 2)
Place Macon County, Illinois
Surname Calnon, Colborn, Connealy, Foster, Haddock, Hall, Henry, Hudson, Leachman, McClure, Nice, Schollmeier, Sturgis, Turpin, Van Wagoner
Subject Periodical article
Publication information
Type Periodical
Publisher Decatur Genealogical Society, Macon County, Illinois
Place issued Decatur, Illinois
Central Illinois Genealogical Quarterly (1988 vol 24 no 2). (Decatur, Illinois : Decatur Genealogical Society, Macon County, Illinois).

For the periodical source entry across all issues, see Source:United States, Illinois, Macon, Decatur. Central Illinois Genealogical Quarterly

"Surnames covered" were selected from among the many listed in the Surname Index for the issue based on their being addressed in more than passing mention.


Detailed contents

Book reviews

The books listed are typically available either from the authors or a designated contact rather than through retail book outlets; addresses provided in text.

  • Leachman, with Related Families, 1987, by Doris Leachman Wastradowski.
  • The Van Wagoner Family, A Genealogy, 1985, by Philo W. Van Wagoner.
  • Calnon & Connealy Family, 1986, by John & Rosella Vohs and Dan Calnon.
  • Isaac & Elizabeth (Foster) Henry Family, 1979, by Elwin Henry.
  • The Nice Family History, 1983, by Hazel Nice Hassan.
  • Legends of the Haddock Family, 1976, by Hugh Ransom Haddock & Orpha Vaughn Haddock.
  • Colborn, 1636–1987: Maine, New Jersey, Pennsylvania to Ralls Co., Mo., 1987, by Colborn Margery Sims Knierim.
  • Hudson, McClure, Sturgis & Allied Families, 1987, compiled by Wandon Pierson Hayden.
  • Schollmeier & Friends, 1987, by Charles Schollmeier.


  • "Pioneer Mailmen", reprinted from Antebellum Decatur & Macon Co., 1816–1860
  • "Centennial Celebration: North Fork Presbyterian Church", reprinted from a booklet published in 1955 for the Centennial Celebration
  • "Honor Day Program: First Presbyterian Sunday School, Decatur, Illinois — March 8, 1903"; though not stated, this is a reprinting
  • "The Story of Decatur", by E. B. Hitchcock, Chapter 39 (9 January 1924) reprinted from the Decatur Daily Review
  • "Newspapers of old Decatur 1863–1901"; this is a series that contains abstracted information of genealogical relevance
  • from History of Macon Lodge No. 8 A.F. & A.M. 1841–1916 (Decatur, Macon County, Illinois)
    • "Members of Macon Lodge Who Served the Nation in its Times of Peril" reprinted from pp 170&172
    • "List of Biographies and Photographs" compiled from book contents
    • "Decatur's Early Public Schools", reprinted from book

Family articles

  • "Hall Bible Record — I" and "Hall Bible Records — II"
  • "Turpin Family of Macon County", by Rosella Vohs