People 2

In addition to the photos on these webpages we have pictures with unknown people for the public to look at. If you are interested please come in and see if you recognize anyone.

4 Generations

Mother Cooper, E.L. Rice, Eli Rice, Jimmy Rice

1934 or 1935 at Biggsville Farm

First Eileen Nolan, Barbare Russel, Eileen Bass

1934 1953

Top Row:

Left To Right- Jake Gilbert, Emily Gilbert Boughton (Melvin), Dick Gilbert, Tom Gilbert, Aline Gilbert Shotts (Sam, Bob Gilbert

Bottom Row:

Left To Right- Anna Gilbert Robinson (Arland), Lester Gilbert, Hershel Gilbert, Bertha Gilbert, Chester Gilbert, Nelme Gilbert Tatum (Henry)

A Good Friend Martha Ann Swann, Eileen and Charles Rubery, and Dean Ricketts Al and Bill Al and Don Lathrop with Eileen Nolan Albert and Buddie Albert and Don Laken

In San Fransisco 1939.

Albert, Dorothy, and Bobby Lathrop Albert Lathrop Albert Lathrop and Bobby Albert Lathrop Alma and Bill Nolan (1944) Alma and Edward Nolan Alma and Ed Nolan

House across from Court House -East

Alma Cooper Alma Cooper Alma (Cooper) Nolan

Alma on right

Alma and Ed Nolan Alma and Ed Nolan Alma Nolan and Ladd Alma Nolan, Eileen Nolan and Fannie Cooper Alma Nolan, Frannie Cooper, and Mayme Lathrop Alma Nolan, Vera and Verna Huss of Oquawka ILL. Alma Nolan, Helen (Bishop) Adams, Helen (Nolan) Bishop, Vivian Nolan, Martha Nolan Alma Nolan Alma Nolan Alma Nolan Alma Nolan with dog Alma Nolan and Family Alma Rea Cooper Always A Friend – Virginia Always a Pal – Shirley Ann Swann, Beverly Johnson, Jean Swann Ann Swann Ann Swann Matteson

Left to Right – Davie, Sue, Richie

Front – Jeff

Anna Vaughan Arch made for Eileen and Charles Wedding Art and Garfields Birthday – April 1957

Back Row: Howard Meadows, Pearl Cooper Meadows, Alma Nolan, Grace Cooper

Front Row: Fannie Cooper, Art Cooper, Garfield Cooper

Art and Maude Cooper, Pearl and Marie Arthur Cooper Arthur and Maude Cooper, Pearl and Marie Art Cooper House Art Cooper Arthur Boyer and Gennie Audrey and Martha S. August 1943

Taken in our yard. 5 hour leave.

Aunt Ann, Aunt Jane, Aunt Kate, and Mother Aunt Ann, Mother, and Aunt Kate Aunt Ann and Uncle Ed’s Home in Oquawka Aunt Julia, Maisie, Vivian Aunt Kate and Aunt Lou Aunt Stella Cooper (L) Aunt Vaughon, Pearl Cooper, Howard Cooper, Mrs. C.E. Cooper, Fannie Cooper, Ruby Cooper Barre, Frouh Barre, Lillie Cooper (In Front) Pauleyen Barre Babe and Bill (1944) Babe Bass Babe Bass Babe Bass Babe Bass Holding Eileen Bass Babe Bass, Grace, Rags, and Laddie Babe Bass and Mabel Rhoader Babe Cooper Babe Cooper and Her Doll Babe Cooper Bass Baby Marian 19 months old Bachelors Club – February 1943

Left to Right – Robert Finch, James Gilbert, Richard Slover, Jake Gilbert,Punk Blythe

Barrels on the Nolan Land Bearr Firmel Bebee Bebee and Me Belle at Park Detroit

September 1954

Best of Luck, Marian Best Wishes “Barb” Best Wishers of C.R.A. Marshall Betty Ann Richmond Beverly Johnson

Lena Slater house in backgound, then Hamilton’s Super Market

Beverly’s Birthday Party Bill and Eileen Nolan Bill and Keith Andrews

Bill and one of his Oquawka pals, Keith Andrews

Bill Nolan Bill Nolan Bill Nolan 1944 Bill Nolan 1944 Bill Nolan Bill Nolan and Martha Nolan Bill Nolan and Sister Bob and Kathy

Bob- 7 Years

Kathy- 1 Year

From Left to Right: Bob, Jim, Garrie, Dick Bob, Kathleen, and Suzie Building a Snowman Carolyn Thomas, and Mary Eileen Nolan

Mary Eileen Nolan aged 17 months, Carolyn Thomas aged 15 months

Carrie, Elsie, Martha, Alura Lyman

This is Carrie, Elsie, Martha, and Alura Lyman. Muriel “Babe” sitting and Bill standing. These were taken where they cut the old maple tree in the yard on the stump of the old maple tree.

Celinda Cooper Celinda Cooper Celinda Cooper Chales Sanford Chum (Uncle Ock’s Dog)

Dressed up to ride in a parade in Flora.

Chum dressed up in Garfield’s clothes Cindy Burns Cindy Keever Civil War Reenactment Clara and Willie Daniels Clate Cooper Children Clay County Oil Hill Cleaning up the hose

One Sunday in June. Cleaning up the hose after the fire at Lone Tree.

Clyde Simpson Heritage Trail 1978 Clyde Simpson Heritage Trail 1978 Group Picture

Aunt Ann Vaughan, Pearl Cooper, Howard Cooper, Mother ( C. E. Cooper), Fannie Cooper, Ruby Cooper Barre, Pauline Barre, Frank P. Barre, Lillie Cooper

Cooper Family Cooper Home Place in Clay County Cooper Home Place, Clay County, IL

On Porch: Left to Right: Alma (Cooper) Nolan, Elizabeth Rontt, Celinda (Rea) Cooper, George Huron Cooper, Lillie Cooper, Fannie Cooper

Standing Left: Arthur Cooper

Sitting: Garfield Cooper and Sam Cooper

Standing Right: Frank Cooper

Danny Lee on Easter Morning Daniels Dicky, Jimmy, and Taylor Lee Doak House in Stronghurst

Left to Right- Frannie Cooper, M.E Nolan, Freemon Doak, and Bill & Bobe Nolan

Outside Delabar’s Motion Store

Joe Delabar

Inside Delabar’s Motion Store

Joe Delabar , Henrietta Reynolds(in middle, daughter of Mary), Mary Delabar

Doc and Ruth Swann – Eileen Nolan Don Brooking, Judge Gordon, Everett Werts Don H. Meloan Dorothy and Eugene Houston Dorothy and Kathy Lathrop Ed and Alma Nolan Ed Nolan and Alma Nolan Home Ed and Alma Nolan with Nephews

Left: Lowell Lathrop

Right: Bill Nolan

Ed and Eileen Nolan and Family Dog Ed and Tom Nolan Ed Nolan and Bill Nolan Ed Nolan and Marion Pearson (Clay County Farm) Ed Nolan, Bill Nolan, Elizabeth Routt, Mabel Rhoades

House across street East from Court House

Ed Nolan 11-30-41 Ed Nolan Ed Nolan Ed Nolan – 1925 Ed Nolan Ed Nolan in Middle Ed Nolan with Cows Edward Nolan Edward Nolan Biggsville, Il Eileen Bass Eileen Bass Eileen Bass Eileen Bass Eileen Bass Eileen Bass Eileen Bass Eileen Bass Eileen Bass and Friends Eileen La Vera Bass Eileen La Vera Bass Eileen Bass with Rabbit Elizabeth Bass Elizabeth Bass and Baby Eileen Elizabeth Bass and Eileen Bass Eileen Bass taken at Clay City Elizabeth Bass at the Conservatory Elizabeth Bass at the Conservatory of Flowers Elizabeth Bass at the Fountian Mary Eileen Nolan

13 Months of Age

Court House – Treasurer’s Office

Eileen Nolan and Roy Anders, County Treasurer

Eileen Nolan in Front

Back Row: Frank Bass, Edward Nolan, John Bass, Berr Bass, and Art Cooper

Front Row: Maude Cooper, Babe Bass, Alma Nolan, Lillie Cooper, Anna Bass, Fannie Cooper

Eileen Nolan in front

Eileen Nolan Eileen Nolan Eileen Nolan Eileen Nolan Eileen Nolan Eileen Nolan age 9 months

June 1931

Eileen Nolan(2) Eileen Nolan (3) Eileen Nolan (4) Eileen Nolan (5) Eileen Nolan and Tripie Eileen Nolan, Wendell Knox, Beverly Johnson, Gracie Ditto Eileen Nolan and ? Eileen and Charles Rubery Eileen and Charles Rubery cutting cake Eileen Nolan Eileen Nolan Eileen Nolan – Snow of 1936 Elieen Nolan-Rubery and her mother Alma Nolan Elizabeth Bass – Cross Pines Windsor Elizabeth Bass – Cornellian near concert grounds Elizabeth Cooper sitting Ivah Mitchell standing Elizabeth and Eileen Bass Elta Routl; Ruby Barre Ethel Wiegand Dorney on Tricycle with Ernest Wiegand

This house is north of the laundromat. (2012)

Frank and Ruth Thompson lived there and they ran a grocery store where Laman DEvans office is now. (2012)

Ruth Thompson is connected to the Wiegands.

Fannie Cooper Frannie Cooper (2) Frannie Cooper at orange tree Fannie Cooper and Alma Nolan Fannie Cooper and Alma Nolan Frannie Cooper and Alma Nolan(3) Frannie Cooper, Alma (Cooper) Nolan, Mayme (Cooper) Lathrop Fannie Cooper Frannie Cooper and Friends Fannie Cooper and Unkown Fannie Cooper, Mayme Lathrop, ________, and Alma Nolan 1950 at Capital Building Fannie Cooper and Pauline Blake Fanny Cooper at Clay City Illinois Felsman Fish Fry September 1990 The Football Team of ’29 – B.H.S. Franels McCommons & Cleone Hosselton Frankie Bass Frank and Stella Frank and Stella Cooper Frank Bass Frank Bass Frank Bass Frank Bass Frank Bass – World War 1 Frank Bass and Babe Cooper Frank Bass and Huss Twins Frank Cooper Frankie and Vere Frank and Stella Cooper along with Howard Cooper (Back Row) Frank Bass, Ed Nolan, Joshua Bass, Ben Bass, and Art Cooper (Front Row) Maude Cooper, Elizabeth Bass, Alma Nolan, Eileen Nolan, Lillie Cooper, Anna Bass, Fanny Cooper. Fred Clark Freeman Doak Home in Stronghurst From Pauline to Aunt Lell and Seck Garfield Cooper Garfield Cooper Garfield Cooper Garfield and Art Cooper Garfield and Art Cooper

April 1957 – Celebrating their birthdays.

Garfield and Art Cooper Garfield and Grace Cooper Garfield and Grace Cooper Garfield and Grace (2) Garfield and Grace Cooper Wedding Picture Garfield and Grace Cooper 50th Anniversary Garfield and Grace Cooper 50th Anniversary Garfield and Grace Cooper in front of Barn Garfield and Grace Cooper, Frank and Babe Bass, Alma Nolan Garfield Cooper, Art Cooper, Howard and Pearl (Cooper) Meadows – April 1957 Garrie Lee December 1964 Gene Frank Heritage Trail 1978 General Welfare Cousins Club George Dowley Glenn Leroy Felsman

Age: 6 Months

Weight: Twenty Pounds

Glenn Leroy Felsman Gordon Eustice Aunt Ann Vaughan, Grandma Cooper (Celinda), Aunt Jane Wirb, Aunt Kate Laird Grace and Clara Grace Holman and Janet Dillon Grace and Garfield 50th Wedding Anniversary Grandma Cooper Grandma Cooper and Family Grayce Blanche Group Picture

Left to Right: Mayme Lathrop, Aunt Ann, Lillie Cooper, Fannie Cooper

Group Picture

Albert Routt,________, Eileen Bass, Frank Bass


L to R: Tom Nolan, Muriel (Nolan) Rice, Jim Rice, Alma Nolan, John Nolan, Martha Nolan, Fannie Cooper, ? (Nolan) Milby

Front: ____, Ruth Rhoades, ____, Charles Rhoades


Mother Cooper, Aunt Anna, Lillie and Frannie Cooper, Howard Cooper, Pearl Cooper, Frank and Ruby Barre, and Raliy Pauline

Hal Olson Hal Olson Harry McAllister Eileen Nolan and Beverly Johnson having a party. Helen and Roy Anders


Helen Bishop

School Days 55-56

Helen (Bishop) Adams, Eileen Nolan, Vivian Nolan High School Staff

left to right Miss. Whittaker, Miss Herr, M.E. Nolan, Miss Black, Miss Hills

Hiram Sippy

Died in Andersonville Prison

Homer Sackett Horatio Taylor Howard and Pearl Meadows

April 1967

Howard Cooper Howard Cooper Howard Cooper Howard Cooper Howard Cooper Howard Cooper – 1916 Howard Cooper- 1934 Howard Cooper Howard Cooper Howard Cooper Howard Cooper Howard Cooper, Pauline Bass, and Old Shep Howard Cooper and Other Howard and Pauliene taken at Clay City Howard Cooper at the well Howard Cooper at the well (2) Howard Cooper at Old Farm Howard Cooper in Ed Nolan’s Clock and Hat Howard Cooper with Horse Indian Jack Indian Jack Ivah Mitchell Iron Bridge Across Elm Creek

Near Cooper Farm in Clay County IL.

James Nolan

December 1964

James Nolan Saylor

June 1951

Jane Medicaff Jessie and Josie Hauson

Just one month old with trained nurse Mary

Jessie Trimble Josie and Alma

Left- Josie Right- Alma

Seated: John Nolan and John Derry Standing: Tom Nolan Julia Pauline Barre Julie Doak

Two Years old

July 1936 J.S. Peterson Kathleen

Age 8 Months

Kathleen Lathrop Kathy at 2 Years Kathy in her Pen Laddie Dog, Grace Wagler, Elizibeth Bass, and Grace Cooper

Outside of Nolan Home Oquawka Il.

Larry Sherts Group Posing

Left to Right: Frank Cooper, Stella Cooper, Eileen Bau, Elizabeth (Babe) Barr, Etta Route, ?, ?

*One is probably Etta’s husband.

Leola Maxine Felsman

Age 6 Months

Leslie Loreu Knox Leslie Loreu Knox Lewan Dennisone 1978 Lillie Cooper – Oquawka Ill.

Taken about 1918.

Lillie Cooper Lillie Cooper Lillie Cooper Lillie Cooper Lillie Cooper and Pauline Bass Lillie Cooper with dog Lillie Cooper picking flowers Lillie and Howard Cooper Lillie Cooper, John Bass, Ed Nolan, Frannie Cooper, Alma Nolan, Eileen Nolan, and Unknowns Loads of Love Louise and Herbert, Esther Ledosin, Wayne Ray, Leslie Loreu Love, Betty Lucile Sells and I Lucille Lathrop on Right Lucille Sells Marian Lathrop 6 Months Marie, Aunt Ann, and unknown Marie Cooper Marie Cooper and Pearl Cooper Marie Cooper, Babe Nolan, Nelwa Filbert Martha Cooper Matha Cooper and Howard Cooper Martha and Fred Harbottle Mary Eileen Nolan

Age 13 Months

Mary Eileen Nolan

Mrs. Helwig, Alma Nolan

Mary Eileen Nolan Mary Eileen Nolan

3 Months of age

Mary Eileen Nolan

Aged 6 Months

Mary Eileen Nolan

Aged 8 Months

Mary Eileen Nolan

Aged 15 Months

Mary Eileen Nolan

Aged 29 Months

Taken at Ruby and Frank Barre’s in Clay City

Mary Eileen Nolan, Trixie, and Doll Mary Eileen Nolan Taken July 13, 1933

Age 3 years, 2 months, and 17 days

Mary Eileen Nolan

9 years old

Taken in June 1939

Mary Eileen Nolan Mary Eileen Nolan Mary McConnell Mary (Nolan) Cleek and OKrea William Cleek (1 Month) Mary Rea Maxine McChesney

1947 – Biggsville

Mayme Cooper Lathrop


Died: February 2, 1973

Mayme, Lillie, Celeinda, and Fanny

Taken in Oquawka

Mayme Cooper Lathrop, Alma Cooper Nolan, Fannie Cooper Mayme Cooper Lathrop, Alma Cooper Nolan, Frannie Cooper outside of Train Depot. Mayme Lathrop

Taken while visiting mother in 1928 in Oquawka.

Mayme and Steve Lathrop Mayme Lathrop Picking Peaches M.E. Nolan M.E. Nolan and Family of Hike M.E. Nolan and wife M.E. Nolan and Daughter Mary Eileen M.E. Nolan first residence in Gladstone Il. M.E. Nolan home M.E Nolan home in Oquawka M.E. Nolan Orion Ill. M.E. Nolan recieving birthday cake from daughter Eileen

Merry Christmas Betsy Blue

Merry Christmas 1922

(Postcard of Hayden 2 years and 3 months)

Michael Edward Nolan – 1943 Mildred Larson Minneapolis, January 1910

Coming to or going to Montana to investigate home steading claims. None stayed.

Frank Wyman, Edward Fliege, ? Sothag, Emmett Davenport, Frank “Gabe” Thomas

Miss Velma Hufnagel

Oquawka ILL.

Taken June 25, 1916

Age 18

Moone and Me Moone and Me, and someone else Moone and Me Mother Cooper Mother and Aunt Ann Mother Cooper (Celinda) (Mrs.S.H.) Mother Cooper and Effie Shepard Mrs. Coffman and 3 girls Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Nolan

House across the street East from the Court House

Mr. and Mrs. Nolan residence Oquwaka, Il


Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nolan (Martha)

Vivian, Muriel -Biel

Mr. and Mrs. F.O. Coffman, Edna and Vera, Fanny Cooper, Bill Nolan, and M.E. & Alma Nolan Mrs. Clara McGraw

(Mother of Mrs.Huston)

Mrs. Cooper, Mrs. Lon Padgett, Miss Lillie Cooper Mrs. Joshua Rea, Our Grandmother Mrs. Dechu, Mrs. People, Mrs. Adams, Alice Therman and Bird Addies, Mrs. Twirll, Mrs. Floyd, Della Reed, Fern Rice, Eileen Adee, Mrs. Burton, and others Mrs. Martha Nolan Mrs. M.E. Nolan’s Class Mrs. Richard C. Baylor Muriel Nolan Muriel, Tom, Martha, and Bill Nolan

Taken at Geo. Curtis’s


MWA Band Oquawka Alma Nolan, Mabel Nolan, Bill Nolan, Martha Nolan, Eileen Nolan (1944) Mary Eileen Nolan picking roses.

At age of 13 months.

Nolan Home (1947) Nolan Home Nolan Home Oquawka

NE Corner of 6th Warren

On duty at the main gate. Our Ball Player

T.W. with his new first-base glove. June 2nd.

Pam and Her Doll

2 years old.

Pam as Cinderella

Halloween 1951

Pauline Pauline Barre

Age 16

Pauline, Frankie Barre, Eileen Nolan

left to right

Pauline McGraw Woods

Oquawka, ILL

Pearl and Mary Cooper Pearl Cooper Pearl Cooper Pearl Cooper Pearl and Marie Cooper Pearl Cooper and Dog Pearl Cooper holding her H.S. Diploma Pearle Mac Lean Morgan Peterson A National Portrait Playing in the Snow

_______, Jackie Lox, Jimmy Pirtle, Gene Hoskins

Popularity Contest Property of Wade Meloan Quinn Quinn Quinn and Me at Gate Quinn Ramon Manning (Bailey) Rays, Dog in the snow Ralph Sells and Royden (Pete) Zimmerman Ramona Manning and Eileen Nolan Richard L. on Easter Morning Richard Slover Robert Bigger

Another pal from Lynnville

Robert P. on Easter Moring Robert Sippy Rosalie Gilbert Ruby Barre and Howard Cooper Ruby Cooper Ruby Dixon and Laddie Dog

Showing the beauty of Spiren and Band of Oquawka Yard. Formerly the H.A. McAllister home.

Russell Cleek Ruth B. Rhoades Ruth Swann Ruth Swann 1978 Ruth Swann Teaching Her Sunday School Class

Left to Right: Clare Knotts, Alise Pruett, Viola Riggle, LaVerne Slover, __________

S.H. Lathrop Home SH Lathrop and 3 Boys

Lucille most out of picture and Marve hidden by Paul.

S.H. Lathrop and Others Sam Cooper Samuel Cooper Samuel Cooper Samuel Cooper


Sophomores of Biggsville High School 1929

Vieva Knutstrom, Dorothy Root, Muriel Nolan

South end of the porch Gertrude Duncan and her dog Stanley and Vernon Paul Lathry’s Children

Stanley, Marian, and Vernon

Steve and Mayme Lathrop Steve and Mayme Lathrop Steve and Mayme Lathrop with Aunt Anna and Aunt Srate

English walnut tree in back of picture.

Stella, Frank, and Howard Cooper “Stop” Suah Mitchell Suah Mitchell and Babe Cooper Sunday School Sylvia Huss Swearing In Dorrie, Eileen, and Minnie 12-1-78 Swearing in Eula, Pete, and Eileen 12-1-78 Swearing in Eula, Pete, and Eileen 12-1-78 Judge Evans Swearing in Eileen Nolan 12-1-78 Judge Evans Swearing in Eula 12-1-78 Judge Evans Swearing in Pete 12-1-78 Taken at Frank and Stella Cooper’s House Taken on 37 Anniversary

August 14, 1930

Mr. and Mrs. Campbell ( Grace Halman’s Parents)

Taken on WestSide of School House

(Hannah Ricketts House and Barn in Background)

Teachers at Orion

Alma and Ed Nolan in Back Row

No. I: Esther Lawson had grades 7 and 8

No. II: Miss Callaway – Primary 1 and 2

No. III: Miss Margaret – Assistant Principle

No. IV: Mayme Peterson – Grades 3 and 4

Teachers Reunion Terry’s Birthday

June 2nd – 7 Years Old

The Taylors

From Left- Robert Prestons, James Nolan, Barri Lee, Richard Lanty

The Golfers

Bill Nolan, Leroy (Muck) Whitmore, Audy Melvin, and Tom Reynolds

A Picture of Thomas Nolan’s Baby Boy Left to Right:Tom, Ed, John Nolan Tony Burshoug, Little Tony, and Deer Uncle Al and Aunt Lou Padgett Uncle Ben Lower Uncle Will Stempel

Second From Right

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown of Horse Unkown Baby Unknown Baby Ed Nolan – Vivian, Blake, and Bill in Back Seat Veral Traub Veva and Verna Huss Veva and Verna Huss Vivian, Blake, and Bill Vivian Bill, Babe, and Lyman Waiting for the train to come in. Willie Tinker

Age 18


Photo Taken 1888

Born in Oquawka, ILL

Son of Barton Tinker and Ann Mariah (Gregg) Tinker

“With Love” Don Trip to Monmouth Park 1955 Trip to Monmouth Park 1955 Trip to Monmouth Park 1955 Trip to Monmouth Park 1955 1952 California