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December 19, 2010

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Family photos also can be found on Dead Fred’s site at http://www.deadfred.com/ which boasts more than 17,000 surnames and 101, 000 records.

Queries

Q-4278: Seek info on Joseph C. KLAUSING born 5 Sept 1856 Germany; to US 1872. Prayer card dated 5 July 1900 printed Paris, IL but he is not in 1880 or 1900 census nor in Edgar Co, IL vital records. Where is he buried?

— Floyd Niemeyer, 3408 Richmond Ave., Mattoon, IL 61938; e-mail floyd.Niemeyer@gmail.com.

(Editor’s notes: Illinois Archives online database does not have Edgar County deaths but Illinois Regional Archives Depositories online at http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad/iradholdings.html has many Edgar County records including Death Record Index 1877-1915, and Death Records 1877-1901. IRAD research policy encourages mail requests. Surname spelled as Clausing should also be considered.)

Queries, as well as a general exchange of genealogical material that readers would like to share, will be printed in the column for free. Send e-mail to JBGriffis@aol.com

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