Adams County Illinois Obituaries

There are hundreds of obituaries available on this Adams County website. We also have links to other websites where Adams County obituaries can be found. The information below may help you find the obituary you need. Index of Transcribed Obituaries Index of Obituary...

Adams County Index of Transcribed Obituaries

These “obituaries” of Adams County residents have been transcribed from various newspapers. Some are only death listings, while others are newspaper articles that report a death. The length of obituaries has changed over time… so some of these will...

The Obituary Extract Index of Adams County Illinois

The Obituary Index is a project of Adams County ILGenWeb. The earliest obituaries indexed here are from 1851. The information in the index includes: Surname, First Name, Middle Name, Other Surnames, Age, Place of Death, Date of Death, Date of Obituary and Newspaper....

Obituary – William Hendry

Death of Mr. Hendry It is our painful duty to record the death of the Hon. William Hendry, a representative in the lower House of the Legislature, from the county of Adams. He died on Tuesday night after a short illness. Source: Quincy Whig, January 6,...

Obituary – Josephine Herring

MRS. HERRING PASSED AWAY DIED AT HER HOME, 1215 HAMPSHIRE STREET, THIS MORNING AT 10:30 Mrs. Josephine Herring, of 1215 Hampshire street succumbed to bronchitis this morning at 10:30 o’clock her present illness being of one week’s duration. Deceased was...

Obituary – Julia Davis

Miss Julia Davis, aged 30, while out with a fishing party near West Quincy, jumped into the water and drowned herself. Source: The Daily Herald, Chicago, Illinois, Jun 1, 1901.

Obituary – Kelly Family

Obituary of Daniel B. Kelly Daniel B. Kelly, one of the oldest residents of Quincy, died Thursday morning at 2 o’clock of kidney trouble, aged 96 years. He was born March 11, 1828 at Woodbridge, N.J. and was married in 1850 to Miss Rebeccah Conroy, who died in...

Obituary – Lawrence Amen

Lawrence Amen Dies Suddenly At Home Here Former Coroner Dies As He Prepares for Day’s Work Lawrence Amen, age 47, former coroner and deputy sheriff of Adams county and candidate for the Democratic nomination for sheriff next month, died suddenly in the bathroom...

Obituary – Mary Wood

Quincy, Ill., Jan 22. Mrs. Mary Wood, the widow of ex-Governor Wood, of this city, of which he was the founder, died yesterday, aged eighty-one years. She had been a resident for fifty-seven years. Source: The Decatur [IL] Daily Review, January 22,...