Originally published Prairie Farmer Publishing Company, Chicago IL, 1918, 235 pp. This is a reproduction on CD and is searchable.|
Farm directories can be a gold mine of information for the genealogist. They contain:
Coles county is in east central Illinois and is surrounded by Douglas, Edgar, Clarke, Cumberland, Shelby and Moultrie counties. The county seat is Charleston. Other towns include Ashmore, Bushton, Cook Mills, Doran, Fairgrange, Humboldt, Lerna, Loxa, Mattoon, Oakland, Rardin and Trilla.
Douglas county is in east central Illinois and is surrounded by Coles Edgar, Champaign, Piatt and Moultrie counties. The county seat is Tuscola. Other towns include Arcola, Arthur, Chesterville, Fairland, Garrett, Hayes, Hindsboro, Kemp, Murdock, Newman and Villa Grove.
About the CD: This CD provides the genealogist the opportunity to have access to information from a book that is difficult to locate in the used book market. The CD was made by scanning an original copy of the book. Any defect such as notes in the margin or light text will also appear in the CD version. The CD requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the file, the latest Windows version is included with the CD. The Mac & Window readers can also be downloaded from the Adobe website. The information on the CD can either be printed out and read in the traditional manner or viewed with your computer. When viewing on your screen the page size can be increased to make reading easier.The second scan on the right is at 200%. This CD is searchable and has a series of bookmarks making navigation through the file easier. The CD is packaged in a projective sleeve.
Book# = IL46
USPS: Madigan's Books, PO Box 62, Charleston, IL 61920-0062