Kinmundy Historical Society







   Alma Township, Marion County, Illinois


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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 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; 1918

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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