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This report is extracted from the 1000 Section (Confirmed Newspaper Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.   Either a compiler, publisher or repository had confirmed the existance of this index and supplied information for the report. See the INTRODUCTION for the methodology used in compiling the LATHROP REPORT.

REPORT NO:  1174C Previous Report (1174B)  |  Next Report (1175A)
INDEX NAME:  Genealogical Abstracts from the Macomb JOURNAL (McDonough County IL).
  • MACOMB EAGLE Macomb IL 1880
  • MACOMB JOURNAL Macomb IL 1881-1894;1895-1900(in progress)
10310 W. 62nd Place #102
Arvada CO 80004
Telephone: (303) 421-5411
AVAILABILITY:  Four copies of this book form index have been produced. A copy is available for public use at the Fort Wayne Public Library (Fort Wayne IN).
SCOPE OF INDEX:  All deaths and obituaries for McDonough County or any surrounding counties. Does not include deaths of national figures mentioned in the paper. Includes all marriage licenses for McDonough County as well as all out-of-county marriages. Includes the following miscellaneous items of genealogical interest: 50th wedding anniversaries; reports of long-lost relatives visting one another; some veterans' reunions; list of burials at Macomb's Oakland Cemetary (not reported for every year); etc.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A chronology plus a surname index. Uses the same style and format as the Astoria ARGUS index. (See LATHROP REPORT #1174A for a description and samples.)
SIZE OF INDEX:  For the period 1880-1894 there are five physical volumes averaging 170 pages each, of which 20 pages are given over to the surname index to the chronology.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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