Free Lookup in Flint-Thrall Family Letters 1870-1898 (mostly southern Illinois)

Harold Henderson, tr., Flint-Thrall family letters, 1870-1898, typescript with name, place, and subject indexes.

Ninety-eight letters in the family of Methodists Rev. Leonidas W. Thrall and Edith M. (Flint) Thrall, mostly from southern Illinois, centering around McKendree College and Lebanon, St. Clair County. Genealogical value lies in the many names mentioned, often without sufficient identification.

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Akhurst, Alexander, Allen, Allyn, Anthony, Asbury

Baker, Barnes, Barr, Bauchens, Beck, Belle, Bennett, Blake, Bonham, Borah, Boyer, Bradford, Bradsly, Britton, Brooks, Brown, Bryan, Buchanan, Bullard, Burkitt, Bussong

Cady, Campbell, Carrol, Castle, Catterdin, Cavalier, Cellars, Chamberlain, Chambers, Chance, Cline, Clins, Collins, Cramp

Dann, Davenport, Deakins, Dickerman, Douthilt, Duncan, Dunlap

Easily, Easterwood, Eaton, Eckert, Elias, Evans

Fager, Farmer, Farthing, Ferguson, Fifer, Fikes, Finley, Fisk, Flint, Floyd, Forbes, Foster, [friends without surnames], Fulgham

Gedney, Georgle, Gilham, Goldsbury, Gooch, Gott, Gould, Grankonner, Grube

Hammond, Hanckboner, Hare, Harris, Hayn, Headman, Hearmon, Hensley, Hobbs, Hoyt, Hull, Hypes


Jackson, James, Jepson, Johnson, Johnston, Jones

Kershey, Ketring, Kimball, Kirk, Kirkham, Kiekland, Knight

Laws, Leanders, Leary, Leoy, Lewis, Little, Loar, Lord, Loudens

MacElwain, Marshal(l), Martin, Masden, Massey, McBride, McCammon, McDonald, McFerrin, McGerrin, McGowan, McQuin, McReynolds, Meyer, Mills, Mitchell, Monroe, Morgan, Morril, Morris, Mulford, Mulvaney

Nall, Neary, Nelms, Nelson

Orr, Otwell

Parkinson, Peach, Perrin, Pesold, Pfeffer, Phillips, Plain, Porter, Powers, Prunty, Purcell

Ray, Reeves, Reid, Robertson, Robinson, Ronalds, Root

Sager, Sale, Sarge/Searge, Saulsbury, Savage, Scanthon, Scudder, Seaman, Shay, Sheperd, Shultz, Smith, Spark, Sparkes, Spragg, Sullens, Svahlen/Swahlen

Thatcher, Thompson, Thomson, Thrall,  Tucker


Van Cleve, Vandeveer

Waggoner, Walker, Walton, Watts, Weise, Wesley, West, Whitten, Wiggins, Wilkerson, Wilson, Wise, Woodhull, Wright

Yaggart, Young