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From: "Karen J Matheson" <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] IGHR attendance
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 19:02:45 -0600
References: <0F15859C403247FFA00887402068A0E1@Karen><49872591.5377.22D80C3@hhsh.earthlink.net>


Actually, I'm not going to IGHR--boo hoo for me! But a great friend of mine
is going and will be in ESM's class.

Karen

----- Original Message -----
From: <>
To: "Patti Hobbs" <>;
<>
Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 4:55 PM
Subject: Re: [TGF] Illinois township maps and cemeteries in parking lots


> OK, Patti, you're on. I call your Butler County IA map with my Whiteside
> County
> IL map, and raise you, 'cause mine has section numbers and creeks and
> drainage
> ditches -- but not cemeteries ;-(. Anyone got a better hand?
>
> Hi, Karen -- I'm signed up for Lloyd's class, so most likely you'll only
> have
> to put up with me part of the time!
>
> Harold
>
>> Thanks, Harold. That is a great resource. I always get a map when I go on
>> location, but I have to say that my favorite map is one from Butler
>> County,
>> Iowa. Not sure if they do the same in other counties. This one not only
>> has
>> roads, and township, but it also has township, range and section! How
>> great
>> is that? Each township is a different color, too.
>>
>> Karen, it was good to meet you, too. I'm signed up for Elizabeth's class
>> at
>> IGHR. I'll see you there.
>>
>> Patti
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Karen J Matheson
>> <>wrote:
>>
>> > Hey, thanks for the information about Illinois township maps. I'll
>> > have to
>> > take a moment later on to read about the "cemeteries in parking lots!"
>> > It
>> > was good to meet several of you at SLIG and be able to have a face to
>> > attach
>> > to names! Who out there is taking ESM's class at IGHR in June?
>> >
>> > Karen Matheson
>> > Austin, Texas
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Janis L Gilmore" <>
>> > To: <>
>> > Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 2:01 PM
>> > Subject: Re: [TGF] Illinois township maps and cemeteries in parking
>> > lots
>> >
>> >
>> > > Harold,
>> > >
>> > > This is terrific! I use IRAD often, and had never realized that these
>> > > particular township maps existed.
>> > >
>> > > Thanks so much. And I enjoyed meeting you in person at SLIG.
>> > >
>> > > Janis Walker Gilmore
>> > > Pawleys Island, SC, & Seattle, WA
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On 2/2/09 1:24 PM, "" <> wrote:
>> > >
>> > >> My favorite maps have both townships AND roads on them, so you can
>> > >> tell
>> > >> where
>> > >> you are! FWIW, a handy county-by-county source for Illinois (minus
>> > >> the
>> > >> roads,
>> > >> sorry) is buried on line at
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad/iradholdings.html
>> > >>
>> > >> Click on the second tab down on the left (IRAD region map), click on
>> > your
>> > >> region when that map comes up, then click on your county when that
>> > >> map
>> > >> comes
>> > >> up, and when the county page comes up then scroll down to the
>> > >> township
>> > >> map
>> > >> thumbnail and click on that. (Whew!)
>> > >>
>> > >> On a lighter note, here's a non-genealogical site discussing
>> > >> cemeteries
>> > >> located
>> > >> in parking lots -- or, more properly, parking lots that have come to
>> > >> surround
>> > >> cemeteries:
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > http://www.roadsideresort.com/blog/paved-paradise-cemeteries-in-parking-lots
>> > >>
>> > >> Harold
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > >> Harold Henderson
>> > >> Research and Writing from Northwest Indiana
>> > >>
>> > >> home office 219/324-2620
>> > >> http://midwesternmicrohistory.blogspot.com
>> > >>
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