Kinmundy Historical Society







     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 PRAIRIE GROVE SCHOOL District #13  (Meacham twp.)

(The district #13 school was referred to as "MANGNER SCHOOL" in the 1919-20 county school directory)


(1900-01)  Miss Minnie Parker


(1903-04)   Netta M. Rochat ($33.33) 

(1904-05)   Miss Rochat


(1911-12)   Gracie Tate


(1917-18)  Miss Jessie Fish


(1919-20)  Grace Mangner


(1930-31)   Mabel Foster

(1931-32)   Cornelia Lepere






(1937-38)  Miss Iris Brown

(1938-39)  Miss Betty Winegarner

(1939-40)   Miss Betty Adams




(1943-44)  Miss Virginia Roberts

(1944-45)  Glenn Wells


(1946-47)  Otto Reese

(1947-48)  Otto Reese



(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.)




Prairie Grove School; 19011-1912


Prairie Grove School; one mile south of Farina; Meacham twp., Marion Co., IL; Gracie Tate, teacher; 1911-12

Back row: Edna Howell, Grace Mangner, Eva Lackey, Elizabeth Mangner, Gracie Tate (teacher)

Middle row: Roy Graham, Charles Mangner, Elmer Holmes, Elsworth Lackey, Dora Mangner, Cleda Howell

Front row: Freda Howell, Cleon Parrish


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