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Just want to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and prosperous new year.
Buzz & Joyce Hollis Kellogg <FUNINAZNOW@AOL.COM>
Serena, IL USA - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 at 04:01:55 (PST)
Peterburg has a very nice website. Athens is putting together a site of their own. Maybe Athens and Petersburg could exchange links?
Athens, IL Website
Athens Illinois Website <Chad@Schloemann.com>
Athens, IL USA - Saturday, December 06, 2003 at 06:24:27 (PST)
Enjoyed your website, grandaughter of Marshall and Katherine Terhune, Great grandaughter of the JW Mallergrens, Great niece of John and Zeta Terhune
KAthe Sides Moseley <email@example.com>
Frisco , Tx USA - Friday, December 05, 2003 at 13:45:13 (PST)
Does anyone know anything about Petersburg Harris High School?
My father-in-law, Clifford Herman McMillan, graduated in 1931 or 1932.
Current Petersburg do not list a Petersburg Harris High School.
Charlie White <firstname.lastname@example.org>
san diego, ca USA - Thursday, November 20, 2003 at 10:41:21 (PST)
Lovely web site, thank you.
Boise, Idaho USA - Thursday, November 20, 2003 at 06:16:30 (PST)
I am a graduate of the class of 1969 and was wondering if anyone knows who to contact about class reunions? I loved the pictures! I showed my husband several and pointed out the places of interest. Great site!
Ann (Ingle) Worthington <email@example.com>
Houston, TX USA - Wednesday, November 19, 2003 at 14:51:44 (PST)
Have lost track of remaining Hardy Peterson family members - Lois Peterson, and Mary Peterson Messinger. Please let me know if you have any information
Bill Dudman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Chico, CA USA - Thursday, November 13, 2003 at 11:35:38 (PST)
The last time that I came by. I visited Dennis Lynn, who is my best bud, and come to find out that I was not even given and invitation to the class of 91 reunion, well I guess some things never change. I had to deal with the stigmia that came with my last name when I first move up there from the state of Viginia in 85
Rev. George W. Kelly <email@example.com>
Graham, Wa USA - Monday, November 10, 2003 at 18:57:25 (PST)
Great site--attractive, busy, and informative!
My 95 Y O dad just recalled our ancestors came your way in 1830's, incl carr, cantrell, maybe weaver (or some got together later further west.) Your town has a wonderful history!
betsi carr mckay <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Durham, NC USA - Monday, November 03, 2003 at 07:54:03 (PST)
My father was George H. "Bud" Schafer, Jr., son of George H. and Ora Faith Schafer, who used to live at 816 N. 12st St. George Sr. died in 1971, Ora in 1986. I'd love to hear from anyone related - even if distant.
Gregory J. Schafer <email@example.com>
Delta, UT USA - Wednesday, October 29, 2003 at 22:27:30 (PST)
Heard About The Website,From My Aunt, Glad To Hear Petersburg Is Moving Up. It,s A Great Place To Be From.
David Baylor <Davidbaylor3@aol.com>
Muskogee, Ok USA - Sunday, October 19, 2003 at 10:06:06 (PDT)
Heard about the website from former classmate Eldene McCoy. After spending some time reading, I feel like I have returned home for a visit! Website is great!
Nancy Rogers Downs Class of '58
Nancy Rogers Downs <firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com>
Fort Wayne, IN USA - Monday, October 13, 2003 at 10:25:40 (PDT)
its been awhile since i've been back to petersburg and i am looking forward to visiting again this website is a great way to see where everyone is now
janet jones ( ishmael) <nanajones74>
chouteau , Oklahoma USA - Sunday, October 12, 2003 at 20:15:52 (PDT)
I would have never known this web-page existed, but for my friend & former classmate Greg Squires...thanks Greg! (And by the way--I'm impressed--I'll be back when I have more time to read!)
Teresa (Stockton) Harkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Wellston, OH USA - Tuesday, October 07, 2003 at 17:21:34 (PDT)
We have visited you community many times. Love Petersburg! This is a great website. We love the old pictures. Thanks for sharing!
Harold Watson <HWatson@msn.com>
Alton, IL USA - Sunday, October 05, 2003 at 06:47:10 (PDT)
Hello Mrs. Rebbe
You don't have to yell!!
I think you forgot where the caps lock was (joke--ha ha)
Yes I agree, the Webmaster is just that..... A master.
Petersburg, IL USA - Monday, September 29, 2003 at 14:17:16 (PDT)
IT HAS BEEN MONTHS SINCE VIEWING THE WEB SITE AND READING THE GUEST BOOK. AS USUAL, IT IS BEING DONE IN A DISTINCTIVE, PROFESSIONAL MANNER. CONGRATULATIONS TO THOSE RESPONSIBLE AND TO THE ADVERTISERS WHO MAKE THE SITE POSSIBLE. HOW INTERESTING TO NOTE SOME OF THE QUERIES ABOUT CERTAIN PEOPLE AND RELATIVES. HAVING TAUGHT AT PETERSBURG/PORTA HIGH SCHOOL FOR NEARLY 40 YEARS, THERE ARE MANY SIGNEES THAT I RECOGNIZE. SO GOOD TO HEAR FROM THEM. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ON THE WEB SITE. I'LL BE READING MORE OFTEN!
Carlajean (Hollis) REBBE <Chrebbe@insightbb.com>
Springfield, IL USA - Sunday, September 28, 2003 at 17:24:22 (PDT)
I have many fond memories of your town. We visited two summers ago and love your area. Thanks for the website. It is great.
Donna Harold <email@example.com>
Salem, IL USA - Saturday, September 27, 2003 at 06:40:06 (PDT)
Visited your town last week durning your festival. Nice community and we were glad we did spend extra time enjoying the activities. This is a great web site. We will be back next year.
James Thomas <JDThomas164@aol.com>
Benton, IL USA - Wednesday, September 24, 2003 at 04:04:38 (PDT)
I read with great interest the prior messages. What a great site to use to locate relatives, find old friends, etc. I attended Petersburg-Harris High from 1951 - 1953. My father, Virgil Leonard was the Methodist Minister there from 1951 - about 1959. I will be attending our 50th HS Class Reunion on Sept. 20th. Looking forward to seeing all my old classmates, including George Wesselman who signed in earlier this year.
Benjamin Leonard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Mt. Vernon, TX USA - Thursday, September 11, 2003 at 15:06:37 (PDT)
It is nice to know that as far away from home, as I am , I can still, see pictures of where i grew up. I am looking for people who know the connection of the Eilers and the Ritterbushs. Anyone who might have information about them. They had a farm west of town about 8 miles. My grandparents had a three story white house a brock from Douglas next door to the Turners, and close to the Dirks with three porches on it. Within the last few years someone build a red brick house in the center of the circle drive of the house. I spend many sundays' there with my family. Anyone who would like to contact me can reach me at my e-mail address. email@example.com
Mary Jean (Eilers) Coleman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sand Springs, ok USA - Thursday, September 11, 2003 at 12:32:07 (PDT)
I visit this site from time to time. Nice job. Thought it was time I signed the guest book. Graduated in 1956 from PHHS. Have family and friends in or near P'burg. Hi to all. Thanks for all the good work that goes into the Petersburg web site.
Mary Jane (Thomson)Jackson <email@example.com>
Centralia, MO USA - Sunday, September 07, 2003 at 04:34:15 (PDT)
MY HUSBAND AND I VISTED YOUR TOWN OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND, EVERYONE WAS VERY NICE AND HELPFUL!! WE CAN'T WAIT TO VISIT AGAIN!
AMANDA NOWELL <PETUNIA7897@YAHOO.COM>
BLOOMINGTON, IL USA - Tuesday, September 02, 2003 at 12:22:53 (PDT)
My dear friend sent me this site. It's wonderful. I've enjoyed reading every inch of it. So many wonderful things to enjoy. You should be very proud.
VA USA - Monday, September 01, 2003 at 19:34:41 (PDT)
This is one of the nicest site for any community I have seen. Well done. My husband and I wanted to visit New Salem Park and found this web site before we came and because of it we spend more than half our time in Petersburg. What a great small town. Everybody was so friendly and your people made us feel welcome. We will visit again when the kids are a little older. Thanks to your town for the good time we had.
Carolyn James <CJames1955@aol.com>
Joplin, MO USA - Sunday, August 31, 2003 at 03:32:01 (PDT)
Hi, my name is Jodie. I'm good friends with your daughter Kiandra. She will be marrying my wonderful Brother-in-law, Jeff. We think the world of her. You have a nice web page.
Have a great day!
Jodie Callarman <Callarman4@msn.com>
Springfield, IL USA - Thursday, August 28, 2003 at 20:38:06 (PDT)
I want to say hi to my friends and my mom and brother Tom .
Floyd L. Taapken Jr. (Buddy) <Illini1962@msn.com>
Springfield, Il USA - Monday, August 18, 2003 at 11:06:11 (PDT)
Hello Petersburg. Ran across your web site purely by accident. What a great site. Someone has put a lot of work into this. I was born and raised in Petersburg, graduated from PORTA in 1964 and moved away in 1969. Have not been back for a visit since 1996. Still have lots of Cousins, Aunts and Uncles in the area though. Hope to get back to the "Burg" for a visit within the next couple of years.
Rick Juergens <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Glendale, AZ USA - Sunday, August 10, 2003 at 07:39:18 (PDT)
Dara McGee Gilbert <email@example.com>
Petersburg, IL USA - Tuesday, August 05, 2003 at 11:35:12 (PDT)
My name is Josh. I am posting this to try to get some word out to whoever visits this site. I am interested in drawing small cartoons and have done a few in some recent homes where I have lived. I have my own web site if anyone would care to take a look, it will have some of my artwork on it in the near future. If you would like to contact me just e-mail me and let me know if I may be of any service. Thank You for your time.
My website ......geocities.com/sketch2202
Josh Bertram <Sketch2202@aol.com>
Petersburg, Il USA - Monday, August 04, 2003 at 16:20:23 (PDT)
I didn't even know that this site existed until I was there last week visiting my brother and sister in law. (Hi Josh and Becky!!) It's a great site!! I will be visiting often to see what's going on. I love the memories that come flooding back when I visit there. Petersburg will always be home to me!!!
Bethany Bertram <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Zion, IL USA - Monday, August 04, 2003 at 13:15:35 (PDT)
I was born a Hornbacher in Nevada, Iowa. My parents now live in Michigan. My Dad's name is Dee Earl Hornbacher son of Issac and Alma Hornbacher of Nevada, Iowa they are both deceased. Grandfather in 1963 and Grandmother in 1972.
Eva Mathews <email@example.com>
Simpsonville, SC USA - Monday, July 28, 2003 at 05:54:04 (PDT)
Hey does anyone know about a Reunion for the Class of 94?? If so could you please email me and let me know thanks alot the website looks great I was in petersburg in June of 2003 looks great ..
Mandy (Copen) Pierce <Clorissa1@yahoo.com>
colorado springs, co USA - Sunday, July 27, 2003 at 20:16:26 (PDT)
I worked in Petersburg two summers at the Great American People Show near 1990-1991. I regard Petersburg as one of my most happy memories. There is a charm and a sense of history that, accompanied by an overwhelming hospitality - stands out fresh in my mind. I enjoyed George Warburtons, Margaret Ford's cookies and many afternoons on the Kline's dock. Petersburg, Illinois - still special to me.
Scott Barnett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Marion, IL USA - Monday, July 21, 2003 at 11:16:03 (PDT)
everyone should make plans to attend the Menard County Fair for this weekend(18,19,20), the grandstand events will be very good on friday, saturday and sunday night....friday-motorclye races, saturday-tractor pull, and sunday-demolition derby...please everyone make plans to attend and support the fair, because without our local support the fair will not be able to continue and so much is put into the organization of the fair, so please attend and support the fair
menard county, IL USA - Thursday, July 17, 2003 at 15:51:02 (PDT)
I am originally from Springfield. While living in Springfield, I really never enjoyed Petersburg. I rather ignored it. Now after moving away, when I come home and visit friends I come to Petersburg. It is strange, yet part of me seems to belong there, in your town. Thanks for maintaining this website.
John Swofford <email@example.com>
Hammond, LA USA - Wednesday, July 16, 2003 at 08:15:26 (PDT)
I am looking for a friend. Last i heard he lives in Petersburg... his name is Josh Bertram, and he is abour 22 years old. I really would like to reconnect with him. if anyone who reads this has any info on how i might locate him, please email me!
Katie Hahs (smith) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Granite City, IL USA - Monday, July 14, 2003 at 12:59:56 (PDT)
Nice to see this site. My family goes back a long way in Menard County. My family helped start Rock Creek Church (Enoch Primm). I used to visit my Great Grandparents Ernest and Francis Primm, and my sister and I were baptized there. Someday soon I hope to visit.
Bob Wheeler <email@example.com>
Atlanta, GA USA - Wednesday, July 09, 2003 at 10:18:16 (PDT)
I lived in the Petersburg area from 1952 until 1966. I graduated in 1962 from harris high school. It was a great place to grow up. My family still lives in the area. My mother Ada Powell, sister Delores Kuenstler, brother James Powell. My father James Powell sr. died in 1996.
USA - Tuesday, July 08, 2003 at 13:13:30 (PDT)
My wife and I would like to thank you all for this web site. Hours of pleasure and all.
Slingback, Tennessee US of A - Monday, July 07, 2003 at 13:51:08 (PDT)
Happy 4th of July to all my friends in Menard County. All of my memories of Petersburg & Tallula are great ones. Good luck to all!
Harold Penny <HPenny289@aol.com>
Salem, IL USA - Saturday, July 05, 2003 at 06:15:56 (PDT)
Loved the old pictures!
Harry Godbey <HGodbey@msn.com>
Irmo, SC USA - Thursday, June 26, 2003 at 12:49:35 (PDT)
I just want to say how much I enjoy the Petersburg web site and the effort that is shown to keep it fresh and interesting. There is not a day that goes by that I don't visit the Guest Book page and see who has come from far and near. Menard County should be proud of this web site.
Pat Swan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Petersburg, IL USA - Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at 04:25:37 (PDT)
Just wanted to say nice site. It's great to see all the sites so we can plan our vacation. Look froward to seeing all the other Dawsons this June---joey
Joseph Dawson <email@example.com>
beggs, ok USA - Sunday, June 15, 2003 at 09:19:28 (PDT)
What a lovely site you have here. You are to be both thanked and congratulated.
NY, NY U.S.A. - Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at 04:55:44 (PDT)
It has been a beautiful spring with so many flowers ad trees in bloom. We have had good rains and the crops are in and up. Lots to be thanksful for.
A busy summer if you wnat to visit New Salem; some very good plays lined up. Hope you come!
Jessie C. Schirding <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Petersburg, IL 62675 USA - Friday, June 06, 2003 at 15:25:01 (PDT)
Very nice site ~ great to see Petersburg on the WWW!
Lisa Anderson-Shaw <email@example.com>
Chicago, Il USA - Wednesday, June 04, 2003 at 10:35:25 (PDT)
My Dad, LeRoy William Peek, played as a boy in the ruins of New Salem, before it was restored. Dad was from Ashland Illinois, related to the Jones, Blank and Six families of the area. "Great Web Site, I love my memories of Petersburg.
James Peek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
East Haven, CT USA - Saturday, May 24, 2003 at 16:31:29 (PDT)
Looking for information on George Edward "Ed" Ferrell from Petersburg. Good friend and seem to have lost contact. He might possibly have been in an accident. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Glenda Russell <Glendaperl@aol.com>
Hughes Springs, TX USA - Friday, May 16, 2003 at 19:28:07 (PDT)
Hey class of 1994 Does anyone know about the class reunion next year?? the web page looks nice, I just came across the site. well if anyone knows anything please email me thanks Clorissa1@yahoo.com
Mandy (Copen) Pierce <Clorissa1@yahoo.com>
Colorado Springs, Co USA - Friday, May 16, 2003 at 17:42:25 (PDT)
My grandfather, Earle L Hodgen, sang tenor in a barbershop quartet with Judge Virgil Whipp, Dr Isaac Fouche and Arthur Johnson in the 1930s. They performed at many events and at minstral shows at the Harris Opera House. I would like to hear from anyone with information about their quartet and performances. I now sing tenor in a barbershop quartet called "Sound FX" in the St Louis area. Patrick Flynn
Patrick Flynn <email@example.com>
Chesterfield, MO USA - Sunday, May 11, 2003 at 14:52:49 (PDT)
USA - Saturday, May 10, 2003 at 23:02:14 (PDT)
Looking forward to being in Petersburg again. I had the pleasure a few years ago in Chautauqua as Laura Ingalls Wilder. Will be performing "War Letters" at New Salem. Anxious to visit the beautiful town again, and see you all.
Linda Farrow Howell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Henderson, AR USA - Friday, May 09, 2003 at 11:39:58 (PDT)
I was wondering if there is anyone out there who knows how to get ahold of Mark Snow. Please let me know. My name is Amy Yard and I have not seen him in 10 years almost. We parted on bad terms and I would like to apologize cause nothing in my life seems to go right ever since. Thanks for all your help.
Amy Yard <email@example.com>
Taylorville, Il USA - Thursday, May 08, 2003 at 13:14:46 (PDT)
This is great to have Petersburg on the web!! Anyone from the class '96 hello and I will be in Springfield for the summer before heading to U of I Champaign!! Drop me an email!!
Jessica Alwerdt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Carbondale, IL USA - Wednesday, May 07, 2003 at 21:02:18 (PDT)
I'm Andrew. I live in St.Petersburg, Russia. I wanna know some facts about the cities over the world bearing the same names. I've tryed to do my best while sesrching general information about Your Petersburg. Unfortunately, I couldn't find it, cause your site don't possess the later. I mean some facts about the history of foundation, quick facts about its population, employment, industry etc. So, its a pity.
St.-Petersburg, RUSSIA - Thursday, April 24, 2003 at 10:53:21 (PDT)
Hello, I just went by to tell you, that your site is great! I've been visiting this one for a long time, but this is my first entry :)
USA - Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at 01:35:09 (PDT)
Nice Web page! This is the first time that I have communicated with anybody in Petersburg in almost 40 years! I have not been back except for last summer in almost the same length of time.
George H. Wesselman
George H. Wesselman <g.h.wesselman>
Glendale, CA USA - Friday, April 18, 2003 at 21:14:29 (PDT)
Hi to everyone in Petersburg. Hope you all have a nice Easter.
Rose Marie Summers <email@example.com>
White Hall, IL USA - Friday, April 18, 2003 at 09:46:40 (PDT)
Hi I was reading the paper today and I saw an ad about April King I wasn't aware that she had passed away. Just sending my condolences. April was in my class of 96'
Angelique Pieratt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Springfield, Il USA - Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 22:11:47 (PDT)
Hey! Nice site. If you are ever in Las Vegas let's play golf. email@example.com.
Las Vegas Golf
Las Vegas, Nevada US - Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 15:32:08 (PDT)
Looking forward to Sept.
Nancy L. (Lynn) Unruh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Havana, IL USA - Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 11:58:37 (PDT)
What a great idea. Hope to see all of you in Sept.
Nancy L. (Lynn) Unruh <email@example.com>
Havana, IL USA - Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 11:57:17 (PDT)
GREETINGS TO ALL. THE CLASS OF 1953 WILL BE HOLDING OUR CLASS REUNION AT FULGENZI ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2003. ALL PREVIOUS CLASS MEMBERS FROM THIS CLASS ARE INVITED. CONTACT ME. JOYCE KELLOGG
Joyce Hollis Kellogg <FUNINAZNOW@AOL.COM>
SERENA, IL USA - Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 07:18:21 (PDT)
Thank you for your wonderfull site!
- Thursday, April 17, 2003 at 05:29:47 (PDT)
Was just checking the net and found your site. Great photos. I lived in Petersburg from 1944-1952. My dad and mother were Oliver & Opal (Carter) Armstrong. Two of my brothers live in Springfield, Herschel & George Armstrong. Nice to see Petersburg again, thanks. Ed Armstrong
Edwin R. Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Petaluma, CA USA - Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 22:33:22 (PDT)
Petersburg is a lovely city. This site brought back memories :).
USA - Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at 09:28:22 (PDT)
I AM CONFUSED, WHICH CEMETERY IS THE BASIS FOR SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY, PETERSBURG PE LEWISTOWN?
Alvin Mehrtens <srmassoc>
Millstadt, Illinois USA - Saturday, April 05, 2003 at 09:33:06 (PST)
Your site is very good.Thank you for the opportunity to sign your guest book. I will recommend and come back. I found it very interesting to read other peoples comments about your site.
looking for GARFAT, GARFIT, GARFOOT, GARFET,. YARFAT, IARFAT, AND AN
Bob Garfat <email@example.com>
El Sobrante, ca USA - Monday, March 31, 2003 at 18:04:56 (PST)
Noticed my mom signed this guest book, so just had to sign in too! Hi Mom!!! I'll see you next week! :)
Liz (Bissett) Krietemeyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
East Peoria, IL USA - Saturday, March 29, 2003 at 13:23:12 (PST)
My Dad was born in petersburg in 1904.My Grandmother was Ameila Hinman,she passed away in 1966 and is buried in Rosehill.The Hinmans go back in petersburg to about 1860. Is there anyone out there that remembers the family? My grandparents house was the oldest home in petersburg, a welding shop now stands on that corner.
Jim Hinman <email@example.com>
Cable, Wi USA - Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at 00:58:24 (PST)
Great site! My children are Lutes, Larry father, Jr. and Inez Lutes grandfather. Carolynn Correll Lutes Eilts mother. Interesting to read about beautiful Petersburg.
Carolynn A. Eilts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Springfield, IL United States - Thursday, March 13, 2003 at 23:58:45 (PST)
dave trenton <email@example.com>
Bear, VA USA - Saturday, March 08, 2003 at 02:16:15 (PST)
USA - Sunday, March 02, 2003 at 06:09:28 (PST)
USA - Sunday, March 02, 2003 at 06:09:07 (PST)
CLASS OF 55 NOW THAT WE HAVE STARTED CARRYING OUR MEDICARE CARDS SOME OF US ARE GETTING IN TOUCH BY E-MAIL. NOT JUST GRADUATES BUT ANYONE WHO ATTENDED SCHOOL WITH US. 1943-1955 WE ARE STARTING A SITE OF OUR OWN. JUST DISCOVERED THIS SITE, GREAT JOB WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM OLD FRIENDS
Fred Claussen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Macon, IL USA - Saturday, March 01, 2003 at 14:59:44 (PST)
Glad to find your site, just started researching the Owen and Hollis lines.Would like any information on Elias Owen, buried in the Shipley Cemetery. Would love to hear from any old school mates!
Linda Owen Rogers <email@example.com>
Port Aransas, TX USA - Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at 11:41:19 (PST)
I lived in Petersburg back in the late 50s and loved it so much I now have a weekend lake house on Lake Petersburg. I come into Petersburg about 2 days a week, but never see anyone I know. Still, its full of lovely memories and lovely people. Old friends, please feel free to email me anytime. Jan
Jan (Skilbeck) Johnston <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Springfield, IL USA - Sunday, February 16, 2003 at 10:57:37 (PST)
Does anyone remember when Petersburg was a coal mining community? Where the mines were located? I've lived here since 1980 and just learned about the coal mining.
J. Bissett <email@example.com>
Petersburg, Illinois USA - Thursday, February 13, 2003 at 06:25:53 (PST)
Enjoyed your website! I hope someone will recognize my last name because I researching my family history. My father Lloyd C. Montgomery, my grandparents (Benjamin Merson Montgomery and Grace Cogdal Montgomery), and my great-grandfather Samuel Montgomery lived most, if not all their lives, in Petersburg. Perhaps someone can help me in obtaining any information on my relatives. Thanks in advance!
John H. Montgomery <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Wanamassa, NJ USA - Saturday, February 08, 2003 at 11:51:01 (PST)
I just out I'm related to the Clary that Clary's Grove was named for. I can't find Clary's Grove on any map but understand it was near Petersburg. Apparently I'm also related by marriage to the Jack Armstrong that Abe Lincoln whupped way back when. I'd appreciate any information concerning when that Clary moved on and where he moved on to. Any info on Clary family members would be appreciated, too.
Fort Worth, Tx USA - Tuesday, February 04, 2003 at 10:49:25 (PST)
The site looks good and keeps getting better...as it always does. Good Job.
Ben Hollis <email@example.com>
Petersburg, IL USA - Sunday, February 02, 2003 at 13:29:30 (PST)
I'm looking for information about the "Owen" family who originated in Petersburg, IL. My great grandmother was Daisy Fern Owen...she adored Petersburg and talked about it constantly.
Janice Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org>
East Alton, IL USA - Saturday, February 01, 2003 at 21:45:25 (PST)
My Dad was born in petersburg on July 5th. 1904. His Dad and grandfather came to Petersburg from Loami in about 1865.There house is no longer there but it was the oldest home in petersburg.A welding shop is on that corner now.If anyone remembers the family please send me a email.
Jim Hinman <email@example.com>
Cable, Wi USA - Friday, January 24, 2003 at 17:53:57 (PST)
Hey there everyone! So happy to see some familiar names! Please email me and tell me what is new with you. Very nice site!!
Babe Minor-Hill <BabeM80@hotmail.com>
Chandlerville, IL USA - Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 14:40:29 (PST)
The sight just keeps getting better.. Thanks
Jo Ann Lutes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Petersburg, IL USA - Wednesday, January 15, 2003 at 17:35:15 (PST)
It is always a pleasure to browse the Petersburg site and find the names of old friends and read the messages. Once having called Oakford/Petersburg home, one never really leaves, it seems. Marilee
Marilee Phelps Hayashi <email@example.com>
Boise, ID USA - Wednesday, January 08, 2003 at 21:02:00 (PST)
Thanks for letting me stop in. Keep up the nice work on your site. Please inform me when you update your site.
USA - Wednesday, January 08, 2003 at 07:47:26 (PST)
Is there no way to place news into the Petersburg Observer on the internet ????
Jim Osborne, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Lakeland, FL USA - Tuesday, January 07, 2003 at 11:55:58 (PST)
Great web site
USA - Sunday, January 05, 2003 at 14:29:55 (PST)
I miss Petersburg this time of the year. Hi to all and a Happy New Year.
Susan Laftery <email@example.com>
Tampa, FL USA - Thursday, January 02, 2003 at 05:12:35 (PST)
I have visited your small town while on vacation about 2 years ago and had a great time. Happy New Year to all.
James Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Carson, Mo USA - Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 12:53:28 (PST)
Theme of this Web Site is "Bringing A Community Closer
Together". This is our GOAL and our Hope. Please sign our guestbook and leave your
comments for 2003.
Petersburg, IL USA
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