Alma Township, Marion County, Illinois
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There is also a Grade School Index available on the "Photo Catalog" page.
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 – Dolores@ford-mobley.com
208 Joan Dr.; Divernon, IL 62530; (217) 625-7527
Gladys (Corrie) See – firstname.lastname@example.org
408 S. Washington St.; Kinmundy, IL 62854; (618) 547-7731
Teachers from SHRIVER SCHOOL - District #71 (Alma twp.)
(1879-80) Alice Kagy
(1884-85) Frank Treat
(1903-04) Mary Longnecker ($30)
(1916-17) O.H. Swalley
(1919-20) Millie Long
(1930-31) no school
(1931-32) Miss Louise Spencer
(1932-33) Miss Louise Spencer
(1933-34) Lester Howell
(1935-36) Mrs. Bertha See
(1938-39) Miss Myrtle Hill
(1939-40) Ben Millican
(1944-45) Mrs. Anna Marlow
(1945-46) Mrs. Anna Marlow
Feb. 15, 1951: Several of the youngsters are absent from school with measles and chickenpox
Oct. 4, 1951: Shriver has been consolidated with the Kinmundy district
(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.)
Shriver School (located southeast of Kinmundy); Alma twp., Marion Co., IL; Dec. 1, 1908
Shriver School (located southeast of Kinmundy); Alma twp., Marion Co., IL; Bessie Hiestand, teacher – 1911
Back row: Helen Craig, Lena Cornell, Marshall Craig, Bessie Hiestand (teacher), Earl Lane, Dorothy Wantland, Mary Wantland
Middle row: Hazel Lane, Cecil Lane, Naomi Kennedy, Ruth Kennedy, Lois Kline, Blanche Cornell, Lucille Combs
Front row: Edwin Stevenson, Burdette Combs, Glenn Cornell, Gordon Cornell, Eugene Kline, Paul Stevenson, Paul Cornell
Shriver School (located southeast of Kinmundy); Alma twp., Marion Co., IL; Millie Long, teacher – 1918
Back row: Louis Combs, Jim Johnston, Millie Long (teacher), Lucille Combs, Marjorie Ward, Hazel Lane, Elsie Lane, Leta Parrish, Erma Hiestand
Middle row: Eugene Ward, Estes Parrish, Vilena Johnston, Icie Johnston, Mildred Shaffer, Arvilla Parrish, Juanita Combs
Front row: Merle Kline, Neil Parrish, Virgil Hiestand, Russell Ward, Louis Combs, Burdette Shaffer
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