Kinmundy Historical Society







   Alma Township, Marion County, Illinois


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              There is also a Grade School Index available on the "Photo Catalog" page.


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        We are looking for photos of people and/or places from around Kinmundy & Alma.  Can you help?

Or maybe you have stories or memories from the "Good Old Days"?  What do YOU remember?

        The Kinmundy Historical Society would be honored to preserve your memories and stories.  We also have the

equipment to scan (or copy) your photos so that they may be enjoyed now as well as for generations yet to come!

        We would love to hear from you!  For more information, please contact: 


   Dolores (Ford) Mobley –

                       208 Joan Dr.; Divernon, IL  62530; (217) 625-7527



            Gladys (Corrie) See –

                                         408 S. Washington St.; Kinmundy, IL 62854; (618) 547-7731



Teachers from KAGY SCHOOL – District #79 (Alma twp.)


(1897-98)   O.A. “Gus” James


(1903-04)   Nora Eagan ($35)


(1917-18)  Ethel Painter


(1919-20)  Ethel Pathel


(1930-31)   Ada Brubaker

(1931-32)   Ruth Conley


(1939-40)   Ruth Conley



(The above information was gathered from "The Kinmundy Express" articles, school photos, County Directories of School Teachers, and information from those who had attended school there.)




Kagy School – Alma twp., Marion Co., IL; O.A. “Gus” James – teacher; 1897-1898  

Back row: Luther Basom, Ernest Kagy, Oscar Smith, John Doerr, O.A. “Gus” James – teacher, Rhoda Vandeveer, Lotta Fisher, Edna Stevenson, Ethel Kagy.

Middle row: Dalton Vandeveer, Arthur Hiestand, Roy Stevenson, Oren Stevenson, Etta Doerr, Nora Hiestand, Lottie Hiestand,  Tena Doerr, Mary Doerr.

Front row: Herschel Hiestand, Elmer Hiestand, Loyd Stevenson, Irl Basom, Carl Basom, Bertha Hiestand,  Hazel Brubaker, Wilbur Slagley, Pearl Basom





Kagy School – Alma twp., Marion Co., IL – 1914

Kagy School – Alma twp., Marion Co., IL – Nov. 6, 1917; Ethel Painter, teacher


Kagy School – Alma twp., Marion Co., IL – Nov. 6, 1917; Ethel Painter, teacher

Kagy School – Alma twp., Marion Co., IL

Kagy School – Alma twp., Marion Co., IL


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