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Deaths Abstracted from the Camp Point Journal, 1893-1903Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois - Mrs. Joseph J. Beals Sr. and Mrs. Sandra Kirchner. While conducting research on their own families in early Illinois newspapers, Mrs. Beals and Mrs. Kirchner realized that others could benefit from the wealth of genealogical material they had discovered. This volume is the result of their continuing efforts to make this valuable information on Illinois families available to fellow researchers and historians. An extensive collection of death notices and related items, gleaned from the pages of the Camp Point Journal newspaper, 1893 to 1903. Most entries list date, time and cause of death with assorted supplemental information concerning the lives and families of the deceased. Information on the deceased often includes: date of birth and parents’ names; names of surviving spouses, relatives and children; circumstances leading to death, such as disease accidental injury, murder or execution; criminal records; religious affiliation; places of burial; and assorted anecdotes illustrating the roles of the deceased in their community. A valuable resource for family historians and a fascinating look at the how people lived and died in Adams County at the turn of the century. (1999), 2016, 5˝x8˝, paper, index, 378 pp. 101-B0908 ISBN: 0788409085