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 – 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,...

Obituary – Michael E. Cavanaugh

BULLET WOUND CAUSED DEATH Michael E. Cavanaugh, who was wounded during the Civil War Died This Morning – Shot in Lung Resulted in Death A bullet wound received through the lung during the Civil War of 1864, was the indirect cause of the death of Michael E....

Obituary – Mrs Lewis

The Daily Herald, Chicago IL Aug 10, 1901 Mrs. Lewis, aged 115 years, died at Quincy. Note: A search of census records did not reveal her first name. Ed. Source: The Daily Herald, Chicago, Aug 10, 1901

Obituary – Nancy Chipman Davis

This is an obituary from the Clayton Enterprise for Nancy Chipman Davis. Her husband, Washington Jackson Davis, was the oldest son of one of Clayton Township’s earliest settlers, Edward Davis. Nancy and Washington’s children were Joseph W. Davis, David A....

Obituary – Nathan Miller

Camp Point, November 3 — This town was thrown into a state of intense excitement by a rumor that Nathan Miller, a prominent and wealthy old citizen, had committed suicide by hanging. Inquiry developed the fact that Mr. Miller was found about 6 o’clock by...