Obituaries and Death Notices
in Pulaski County, Illinois Newspaper
Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois
The newspapers examined for this study are on microfilm at Morris Library on the campus of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, and at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, IL. Some original copies are available at Cairo Public Library and in the private collection of Paul Echols. The newspapers and the issues that were read for this study include:
- National Emporium, later the Mound City Weekly Emporium (Jun 1856 - 22 Mar 1860)
- Mound City Gazette (only the 22 Aug 1861 issue is extant)
- Mound City Journal (5 Oct 1865, 21 Jul 1866, 7 May 1870)
- Mound Independent (1926-1942)
- Pulaski Patriot - Mound City (12 Jul 1871 to 5 Apr 1890 - with significant gaps)
- Pulaski Enterprise - Mound City (1893 - one issue; 20 Jan 1905 - 25 Dec 1931; no issues extant for 1894-1904, 1912 or 1918)
- Ullin Times (transcriptions from sixteen issues 1916 to 1921 owned by Paul Echols)
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