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 SHADDEN SCHOOL District  #86 (Omega twp.)


(1903-04)   S.C. Waters ($34.16)


(1908)    Libbie Skinner


(1919-20)   Ermine Mulvaney


(1930-31)   Loren Middleton

(1931-32)   Loren Middleton


(1939-40)  Merle Anderson


(1944-45)  Velma (Edwards) Wilkinson



(The above information was gathered from Marion County, Illinois School Directories ) 



Shadden School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL; Libbie Skinner - teacher; 1908

Back row: Harry Potter, Walter Broom, Libbie Skinner - teacher; Olga (Cantrell) Alderson, Margret (Beard) Smith, Grace (Tate) Holman, Maude (Beard) Middleton,

                 Mancil Cantrell, Eugene Tate, and Edwin Potter

Front row: Willie Beard, Mason Tate, Archie Beard, Verl Beard, Bertha (Wantland) Tarter, Gladys (Littrell) Morrison, Hazel Wantland, Goldie (Tate) Hoskins,

                 Hannah Broom, Lora (Littrell) Bartley, Ethel (Littrell) Linder, and Minnie (Wantland) Prather.



Shadden School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL; Velma (Edwards) Wilkinson - teacher; 1944-45




Shadden School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL; Velma (Edwards) Wilkinson - teacher; 1944-45


1. Ula Baker (7th grade)

2. Ola Beard (7th grade)

3. Arlene Hanks (5th grade)

4. Roger Bartley (5th grade)

5. Donald Hanks (4th grade)

6. Lawrance Baker (4th grade)

7. Robert Bartley (2nd grade)

8. Delbert Bartley (1st grade)

9. Marie Baker (1st grade)



Shadden School; Omega twp., Marion Co., IL; Boys photo; Velma (Edwards) Wilkinson - teacher; 1944-45



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