Kinmundy Historical Society






            LACEY SCHOOL

   Meacham 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 LACEY SCHOOL  - District #12 (Meacham twp.)

(located 6 miles east of Kinmundy)


(1903-04)   Joseph L. Hill ($35) 

(1880-81)   Aaron Yantis


(1904-05)   Joseph Hill



(1906-07)  Will Green


(Fall 1910 - Jan. 1911)  Miss Hattie Robinson

                    (Jan. 12, 1911) Miss Hattie Robinson died suddenly from heart failure


(1919-20)  Leslie Green


(1930-31)  Alta Green

(1931-32)  Alta Brown



(1934-35)  Mrs. Genelle Slageley

(1935-36)  Mrs. Genelle Slageley


(1939-40)  Iris Brown



(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.)




Lacey School; 1935-1936


Lacey School; Meacham twp., Marion Co., IL; Genelle Slagley, teacher; 1935-36

Back row: Melvin Engel, Dorothy Norman, Ray Olden, Helen Norman, Norma Engel, Louise Milner, Cecil Ingram, Howard Milner

Middle row: Nancy Lacey, Dale Ingram, Leland “Shorty” Olden, Vivian Hawkey, Glen Ingram, Kenneth Lacey, Laverne Engel,

Thelma Olden

Front row: Carroll Engel, Minerva Engel, Bruce Olden, Charles Norman, Luther Lacey, Geneva Ingram, Lillie Olden,

Genelle Slagley – teacher


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