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This is a place for you to share your Menard County family information, whether it's a family tree, biography of a single member or an entire family history book. Photos and stories relating to Menard County or its residents are also welcome.

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The Benway/Blatchley Families
Contributed by Michael Lutz

The Folkers Family in Menard Co & Beyond
Contributed by Ray Peterson

William W. Denton: Biography of William W. Denton and family.
Contributed by Bette Jo Lawson


Clarinda Belle Denton: Biography of Clarinda Belle Denton
Contributed by Bette Jo Lawson


The Martin Brothers: Nathan, Calvin & William Thomas Martin, the sons of John A. Martin.


John Martin Family Information: Contains the surnames Martin, Hatch, Rhodes, Arnold and Ferguson.
Submitted by Betty Albert


Hall/Overstreet Family History Book:
Contains many, many surnames plus names & information on slaves.
Table of Contents
Every-Name Index
Images of original book submitted for transcription by Howard Jacobs
Every-Name Index transcribed and submitted by Janet Helm
Pages transcribed by Ellen Booth


William Neff--Photo & Information
Submitted by:Rajean Gallagher


Martin Neff--Photo & Information
Submitted by:Rajean Gallagher

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