CD: Births and Deaths Abstracted from The Camp Point Journal, Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois - Mrs. Joseph J. Beals Sr. and Mrs. Sandra Kirchner. The following 4 volumes provide a wealth of genealogical materials on Illinois families. Births and Related Items Abstracted from The Camp Point Journal of Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois, 1873-1903. Records are listed alphabetically by the name of the principal subject. Birth records usually list the names of at least one parent, plus the date and place of birth. Supplemental personal information is included wherever known.Deaths Abstracted from The Camp Point Journal, Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois (Vol. 1-1873-1882; Vol. 2-1883-1892; & Vol. 3-1893-1903). The records in these 3 volumes are listed alphabetically by the name of the principal subject. The entries themselves are often rich in interesting information about the deceased, their family members or others who were in some way connected to the deceased. Information on the deceased often includes date, time and cause of death. In cases of murder, the perpetrator is often named as well, along with lawyers, policemen and others. Entries also may include date of birth and parents' names; names of survivingspouses, relatives and children; other relatives, physicians, pastors, and often those who discovered the body of the deceased. These names are cross-referenced so that they can be easily located in the entries. Also included are criminal records; religious affiliation; places of burial; and assorted anecdotes illustrating the roles of the deceased in their community. These volumes provide a valuable resource for family historians and a fascinating look at how people lived and died in Adams County at the turn of the century.
1999, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v5, PC and Mac, 1393 pp.