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US Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files – Elizabeth M CUMPSTON

In the latest files released by familysearch I found Elizabeth M CUMPSTON a widow of Veteran William H CUMPSTON of the 12 Illinois Infantry   Company B    Application no.  WC30401 [Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. … Continue reading

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Christopher D. Cumpston, 30, of Catlettsburg Kentucky died February 7th 2011 in Ashland

February  8, 2011 Christopher Cumpston – 1980-2011 Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home The IndependentThe Daily Independent CATLETTSBURG — Christopher D. Cumpston, 30, of Catlettsburg, passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 in Ashland. Mr. Cumpston was born June 8, 1980, in … Continue reading

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Cope CUMPSTON – activist in Illinois, her mother Catherine Hume CUMPSTON and Kelby CUMPSTON

You can read more about Cope (Copenhaver) on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/copenhaver-cumpston-usa/4533405065 Cope Cumpston found her voice as an activist when she moved to Champaign-Urbana and got heavily involved with a political campaign. With hard work and long hours, it … Continue reading

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Missouri records on line – James L CUMPSTON & Rachael A CUMPSTON

Yet another great resource in the US at http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh/ More than 6.8 million records can be accessed through Missouri Digital Heritage, including the collections of the Missouri State Archives, the Missouri State Library and more than 50 institutions from across … Continue reading

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CUMPSTONs in Illinois

I found a number of CUMPSTON entries inthe Illinois State Archives – well worth checking out the website at http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/GlobalSearchServlet Cook County Coroner’s Inquest Record Index (1872-1911) Name of Deceased Vol Page Date Filed Date of Death CUMPSTON George 86 111 … Continue reading

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Records in the Illinois State Archives

This website leads to numerous databases for Illinois, including a marriage index and death index. Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database Database of Illinois Servitude and Emancipation Records Databases of Illinois Veterans Database for the Illinois Veterans’ History Project Database … Continue reading

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100,000 Pages of Illinois Newspapers to be Digitized

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced more than $2 million in grants for Illinois. Illinois received 11 grants for projects statewide, from Chicago to Edwardsville. The largest grant, for $325,000, will go to the University of Illinois in … Continue reading

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