Kinmundy Historical Society













   Omega 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 BROWN SCHOOL - District #81 (Omega township)


(early 1900's)   Martha Slagley


(1903-04)  Edna Hall ($35)


(1911-12)   Mort Green



(1914-15)  Grace Tate



(1917-18)  Byron Millican

(1918-19)  Byron Millican

(1919)       possibly Gerald Boston

(1919-20)  Sophia Feller

(1919-20)  Byron Millican

(1920-21)  Byron Millican ($100 per month) (this is his 4th term)




(1924-25) Darrel Butler



(1927-28) Paul Monical



(1930-31) Gerald Butler

(1931-32) Lena Baker

(1932-33)   Miss Lena Baker




(1936-37)   Ben Millican

(1937-38)   Ben Millican

(1938-39)   Byron E. Millican

(1939-40)   Byron Millican


(1942)        Roy Mulvany



(1944-45)   Mrs. Opal Luttrell

(1945-46)   Mrs. Opal Luttrell




(1949-50)   Herschel Nichols

(1950-51)   Herschel Nichols


(1952-53)   Mrs. Susie Malone

(1953-54)   Mrs. Susie Malone

(1954-55)   Mrs. Susie Malone 



(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.)





























Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL – 1898

 Nora Waggoner holding sign in middle

? Herb Monical – 4th boy in back row

Maude Connelly - in back row next to teacher

Edna Green Goodwin – 4 child in 2nd Row

Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL – Dec. 4, 1900


Nora Wagoner Monical – next to last girl in top row


Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL – Martha Slagley, teacher - circa 1901



Brown School; 1911


Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL – Oct. 31, 1911; Mort Green, teacher

Back row: Mort Green (teacher), Georgia Jones, Ruby Mulvany, Arvie Mulvany, Fossie Brown, Masel Brown,

Gladys Mulvany, Blanch English, Cora English, Myrtle Krutsinger, Susie Smith

Fourth row: Gerald Boston, Reba Krutsinger, Freddie Mulvany, Floy Bradford, Warren Smith, Cecil English, Fern Boston,

Elsie (O’Dell) Mulvany, Ota Smith, Ruth Smith, Ethel Krutsinger, and Verna Smith

Third row: Bennie Krutsinger, Gale Boston, Raymon Smith, Burel Huddlestun, Earl Huddlestun, Lela Crutchfield,

Blanche Mulvany, Grace Boston, Leona O’Dell, Florence O’Dell, Bertha Smith

Second row: Lonnie Mulvany, Masel Hanks, Alva Mulvany, Olin Mulvany, Otto Mulvany, Otis Smith, Lester Smith,

Vernie O’Dell, Otis Brown

Front row: Freda Smith, Blanch O’Dell, Lillian Smith, Pearl Mulvany


Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL – May 20, 1915; Grace Tate, teacher

Grace Boston is in front of the middle window with a dot marked above her head.


Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL – 1919; Gerald Boston, teacher


(Gerald Boston is in the second row, far right side)



Brown School; 1925


Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL – 8th grade - 1925

Wilma Gordon, Ferne Mulvaney, Winnie O’Dell, Marjorie Mulvaney, Erma Whitney, Leonard Winders, Russel Mulvaney



Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL – school children - 1930

Front row: Marjorie (Mulvany) Cornwell and Evelyn Mulvany

Back row: ______________, _________________, _______________, _________________



Brown School; 1942


Brown School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL; Roy Mulvany, teacher – 1942

Back row: Roy Mulvany – teacher , Don Huddlestun, Charles Whitney, Ula Burkett, Louise Krantz, Leota Mulvany,

Otis Brown, Eugene Mulvany, Eugene Lane, Charles Hanks

Front row: Dale Whitney, Olrey Hanks, Iolian Olrey, Mina Lee Whitney, Wayne Wilkinson, Maraladene Wilkinson,

Darlene Mulvany, Gale Whitney, Myron Hanks


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