Kinmundy Township, Marion County, Illinois
Remember that you can use CTRL-F to find a particular surname within these pictures.
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 SHERMAN SCHOOL – District #21 (Kinmundy twp.)
(1903-04) Mary (Shepard) Harrell ($35)
(1914) Leon M. Hanna
(1919-20) Elisabeth Mangner
(1924-25) Miss Mary Esther Williams (later married Edgar Jones)
(1930-31) Louis Mills
(1930-31) Louis Mills
(1934-35) Mrs. Florence Weiss
(1935-36) Mrs. Florence Weiss
August 20, 1936:- Meacham: Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Harrell drove to the Sherman district Sunday afternoon to see the new school house
and also called on Mr. and Mrs. Orville Gordon and family.
(1939-40) Ada Barksdale
(1944-45) Mr. Humbie
Sept. 2, 1948:The country district of Young is not having school this year, and are sending the students to Kinmundy.
Aug. 30, 1951: The Kinmundy Grade School district No. 25 was enlarged considerably yesterday when Miss Margaret West,
County Superintendent of Schools, dissolved districts 19 (Young), 21 (Sherman), 22 (Shanghai), and 26 (Meadow Branch).
(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.)
Sherman School; District #21; Kinmundy twp., Marion Co., IL; Florence Weiss – teacher; Sept. 14, 1935
Back Row: Florence Weiss - teacher, Ruth Black, Geneva Cook, Wanda Shreffler, Dorothy Schneider, Betty Schneider
Middle Row: Jean Blomberg, Mona (Shreffler) Powell, Laura Mae Sigrist, Nelda Shreffler, Emogene Miller, Arlene Schneider,
Donna Shreffler, June Blomberg
Front Row: Charles Blomberg, ___________, George Shreffler, Junior Black, Jimmy Yund
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