o-h003, Macoupin County IL ©1998-2011
of Thomas HOLMAN, Macoupin County Illinois ©2004
Submitted by: Coady Hatlen
HOLDEN, Macoupin County Illinois © 2006 Submitted by Chris Grove
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer
Date of Obituary: March 12, 1930
Obituary: Thomas HOLMAN, aged 79 years, died at his home
in Stratton Place, Friday. The remains were taken Sunday to St. Elmo,
County. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from
Baptist Church in St. Elmo, with interment in Maplewood cemetery
at that place.
Name of Deceased: HOLDEN,
Name of Newspaper: Litchfield Monitor
Date of Obituary: 1-22-1887
Obituary: Mrs. Margaret HOLDEN Litchfield Monitor pg 8
1-22-1887 Clyde – The remains of Mrs. Reuben HOLDEN, familiarly
known as “Aunt Margaret” were brought from Litchfield last Tuesday and
buried in the Kinder Cemetery south of Clyde. The deceased was
estimable lady and related by marriage to a number of families around
Hornsby was formerly named Clyde.
HOMER, Macoupin County Illinois © 2006 Submitted by Rick Doty.
Name of Deceased: HOMER, Martin
Name of Newspaper: Mt.Olive Herald
Date of Obituary: 4 Feb 1893
Obituary: -DIED- At his home in Mt.Olive, Martin HOMER,
33 years, of an Aneurism of the Innominate Artery,on Monday, January
He had been in poor health for nearly a year,but his death was very
not having been in bed at all. He got up early Monday morning, eat a
breakfast and complained of feeling badly. He then lay down on the bed
to rest and in a few minutes was dead. He was a well known and
citizen of Mt.Olive for many years. He was formerly engaged in business
here, but of late years he had been working in the mines. He leavess a
wife and four small children to mourn his loss, besides his brothers
sisters. The funeral rites were conducted at the Church of the
Wednesday at 2 p.m., by Father ZURBONSEN, of Staunton, after
the body was laid to rest in the Mt.Olive cemetery.
of Christine Mary HUBER (SUDMAN), Macoupin County
Illinois ©2008 Submitted by: Rebecca Moore
Name of Deceased: HUBER, Christine Mary
Name of Newspaper: written by Miss Irene YOST
Date of Obituary:
Obituary: Mrs. Christine Mary HUBER (My Grandma)
Christine HUBER was born on Feb. 14, 1829, in Bremen, Germany
where she was Christened instructed in the Christian religion and
confirmed. In 1855, she came to America and settled in St. Louis,
Missouri where she was united in marriage with Joseph HUBER (
b.1826 Canton, Switzerland - d. 1886 Brighton, IL). To
this union three children were born, one son and two daughters.
From St. Louis they moved to Godfrey where they resided for three
years. In 1862, they purchased the farm south-west of Brighton and made
it their permanent home. In 1886 her husband died and this sorrow so
affected the mind of the Widow that it was necessary to move her to a
state institution in Jacksonville for 28 years. But finally her health
was restored and she returned to her home in June of 1914. The family
all came home and a family reunion was held in her honor.
In January of 1916 at 10: P.M. she died at her home, her age was 86 yrs
10 months and 28 days. Left to mourn her death is her one son Henry HUBER
(Henry Franz Jr. Yost b. Oct 1859 in St. Goarshausen,
Germany - d. Oct 1947 Bailey-Martin? Funeral Home and St. Joseph's
Cemetery in Alton, IL) of East St. Louis, two daughters Mrs Henry YOST
of Brighton and
Miss Mary HUBER of East St. Louis.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. F. W. SCHNATHORAT at
the home and later at Botts School House on Saturday Jan 15th and
internment was made in Botts Cemetery____end.
Irene YOST wrote, "Great Grandfather and Great Grandmother HUBER
are buried in the Cemetery across from the Bott's School on the road
going into Brighton. This school is where the YOST children
went. It has been converted into a house now and the road along side of
it is where Mary and Henry GILES had a country Cabin home just
about 1/2 mile from the hard road."
This item appeared in the Alton Telegraph dated January 13, 1916, page
2, col. 1
Frank YOST received a Telephone message about 11: o'clock
Wednesday night informing him that his grandmother Mrs. Mary HUBER
had passed away at the home in Brighton, and he and other grandchildren
living in Alton have to Brighton where they will remain until after the
Funeral. Just when that will be is not known as yet. Mrs HUBER
was the mother of Mrs. Henry YOST (Elizabeth Huber Yost b. Feb
1863 in Bremen, Germany - d. Nov 1948 Staten Funeral Home and St.
Joseph's Cemetery in Alton, IL) of Brighton and had lived in
Brighton and vicinity 65 years or more. She was 92 years old and had
been very active considering that age up to a short time ago. Three
children two daughters and a son survive, and there are scores of
grandchildren and great grandchildren left to mourn a kind and
Rebecca Moore, "The Huber/Yost farm is still in operation, the house
still stands and is occupied by relatives Pat and Leon Schetter.
(It's 3 miles south of Brighton - back off the road after the new
subdivision. I believe at one time the Huber farm backed up to
the cemetery. I know they lived next door to Martin Bott)."
of Caroline HUNSINGER, Mrs., Macoupin County Illinois © 2008
by Rick Doty.
Name of Deceased: HUNSINGER, Caroline, Mrs.
Name of Newspaper: Staunton star Times
Date of Obituary: 10 Dec 1931
Obituary: Mrs. Caroline Hunsinger, one of the well
residents of our city, on Tuesday morning at 11:30 o'clock, passed away
suddenly as the result of a heart attack while at the home of a
Mrs. Geo. AHRENS. Mrs. HUNSINGER had rooms in the DOYLE
residence and on Tuesday morning shortly before 10 o'clock began to
ill. Members of the DOYLE family were away at the time, so she
over to Mrs. AHRENS, where the fatal attack claimed her life at
the above mentioned time. Mrs. HUNSINGER was born at Staunton
Dec. 31, 1864, and hence attained an age of 66 years, 11 months and 7
With the exception of a short time spent in Detroit with her sister,
lived in Staunton her entire life. The remains were taken to the
Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1:30
o'clock, followed by services at the Zion Lutheran church, of which she
was a member. Rev. J. G. F. KLEINHANS will officiate and
will bea t the Staunton City cemetery. Mrs. HUNSINGER
survived by three brothers, George G., Charles and Edward, all of
one sister, Mrs. Anna REUTER of Detroit, Mich., as well as a
of nephews and nieces.
of Henry C. HUNSINGER, Macoupin County Illinois © 2006 Submitted
Name of Deceased: HUNSINGER, Henry C
Name of Newspaper: Staunton Star Times
Date of Obituary: 17 Jun 1926
Obituary: Henry C HUNSINGER, a life-long resident of
died Monday at a hospital in Taylorville, where he had been taking
for cancer, which ailment caused his demise. Mr. HUNSINGER was
son of the late Mr.and Mrs. Philip HUNSINGER, and was born on
1, 1867, hence attaining the age of 59 years, 9 months and 14 days.
attended the schools in this city, and grew to manhood here. On May
he was united in marriage, at Bethalto, to Miss Mary FRENZ,
union was blessed with five children, one son dying in infancy. He
the vocation of a teamster, and was a member of the local union here.
the past year he had been unable to work on account of his affliction.
The funeral will be held this (Thursday) afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
Zion Lutheran church, Rev. J. G. F.KLEINHANS officiating. The
was originally announced as 2 o'clock but was later changed. Interment
will be in the city cemetery. Those survivng him as nearest
are; the sorrowing wife;two sons, Elvin and Robert; two daughters,
and Mabel; three brothers, Charles, George and Edward HUNSINGER,
and two sisters, Miss Carrie HUNSINGER and Mrs.Anna REUTER,
all of Staunton, besides numerous more distant relatives and a host of
friends. Mr. HUNSINGER was a distinctive home man, whose
was in his family and household. He was a patient and cheerful
and bore his affliction with remarkable fortitude. We join his many
in extending sincere sympathy to the bereaved family.
of Robert Walter HUNSINGER, Macoupin County Illinois © 2006
by Rick Doty.
Name of Deceased: HUNSINGER, Robert Walter
Name of Newspaper: Staunton Star Times
Date of Obituary: 4 Aug 1927
Obituary: Robert Walter HUNSINGER, aged 10 years,7
and 7 days, died Friday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock, after suffering
days from tetanus, brought on by having stepped on the sharp end of a
wire about ten days previous. After the symptoms of the dread poisoning
became evident , the lad was rushed to the St. Francis Hospital at
on Thursday, where every effort was made to check the spread of the
infection, but to no avail, and the lad passed away as above mentioned.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 1:30 from the family
thence to the Zion Lutheran church, where Rev. J. G. F. KLEINHANS
delivered the sermon over the remains of the unfortunate youth.
was made in the Staunton City cemetery. Robert HUNSINGER
was born in Staunton on December 22, 1917, and was a son of Mr.and Mrs.
Henry HUNSINGER. He attended the ZIon Lutheran School, and was
bright lad, popular among his playmates. His father passed away about a
year aago, and he leaves to mourn his untimely demise his mother, Mrs.
Mary HUNSINGER, one brother Elvin HUNSINGER, besides
more distant relatives. The death of the lad was a severe shock to all
who knew him, and the family has the sincere sympathy of the entire
(Also survived by 2 sisters Florence who later married "Bill"
MORGAN & Mabel who married Melbourne BOHLEN)
of Katherine Marie HYDE (ROSSMANN), Macoupin County Illinois ©
Submitted by Don Barnard.
Name of Deceased: HYDE, Katherine Marie
Name of Newspaper: St. Louis (MO) Post- Dispatch
Date of Obituary: January 9, 1926
Obituary: HYDE--Entered into rest at Liberty, Mo. on Friday,
8, 1926. Katherine Marie HYDE, dearly beloved wife of Peter C. HYDE
and dear daughter of Mrs. Anna ROSSMANN and dear sister of
William, John and Frank ROSSMANN and Mrs. Charles MARIETTA,
Mrs. Frank WILLIAMS, Mrs. Julius TARLING and Mrs. Henry
and our dear sister-in-law and aunt. Funeral Monday, Jan. 11, 1926 at 2
p.m. from the Provost chapel, 3710 North Grand boulevard to Valhalla
Cemetery, St. Louis.
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