Updates to the AHGP Stark and Peoria County, Illinois websites include:
Advertisements: (Peoria county) An old ad for the Peoria Steam and Marble Works, contributed by Steve Slaughter http://www.just1way.org/Peoria/ads/http://www.just1way.org/Peoria/ads/
Cemeteries: (Peoria County) http://www.just1way.org/Peoria/Cemhttp://www.just1way.org/Peoria/Cem Peoria County Farm cemetery inventory, contributed by Steve Slaughter Mt. Hawley update, contributed by John Melton Chillicothe cemetery, McNeese tombstones photos contributed by Tracy Kyle Maple Ridge cemetery, numerous photos contributed by Ben Tieszen & Carol Abbott Concord Cemetery, Tindall photos contributed by Ann Tindall French Grove, additional data on the Kent family buried there, from John Melton
Photos: (Peoria) Edwards United Methodist Church, photo of the church from 2007, contributed by Foxie Hagerty (Peoria) TONS of photos, contributed by Steve Slaughter http://www.just1way.org/Peoria/Photoshttp://www.just1way.org/Peoria/Photos
(Stark) Stark County residents Benjamin Graves, Mary Elizabeth Webber Graves, Sarah Graves Cox, Charles Henry Cox, Emery Elting Cox, Grace Farden Cox, Fannie Cox Gamble, all contributed by Mary Ferrando http://www.just1way.org/Stark/Photos/http://www.just1way.org/Stark/Photos/
A New area of the Peoria county website, "Historical Topics" The Peoria County Courthouse, information/photos provided by Steve Slaughter, Merlin Stevens, and Yours Truly. St. Joseph Home for the Aged, information and photos provided by Steve Slaughter and Yours Truly Block & Kuhl Department Store (Steve Slaughter) Old 886 (Steve Slaughter) Lydia Moss Bradley (Steve Slaughter) Overview of Peoria, Illinois history (Steve Slaughter) http://www.just1way.org/Peoria/historyhttp://www.just1way.org/Peoria/history
Schools: (Peoria) "Schools and the Teachers of Early Peoria", transcribed and contributed by Steve Slaughter (Peoria) Peoria High School Class of 1915 photo, contributed by Steve Slaughter (Peoria) 1900 Photo of Bradley High School, contributed by Steve Slaughter (Peoria) Manual Training High School, 3 photos, contributed by Steve Slaughter (Peoria) Chillicothe Country School, 1886 photograph, contributed by Steve Slaughter (Peoria) TONS of photos of various Peoria schools, all contributed by Steve Slaughter http://www.just1way.org/Peoria/School/http://www.just1way.org/Peoria/School/
(Stark) 1953 Stark County Home Bureau cookbook - three recipes of Margaret Skinner's (Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Boiled Salad Dressing, and Delicious Brownies) added http://www.just1way.org/Stark/TNT/http://www.just1way.org/Stark/TNT/
Surnames & Queries: This is an addition to both the Stark and Peoria county sites; the Peoria county page is up already as http://www.just1way.org/Peoria/surnames/index.htmhttp://www.just1way.org/Peoria/surnames/index.htm Email me with your queries, research "wish list", or surnames of interest for either county, and I'll get them online.
Thanks to all who have contributed material over the past 8 years - all of this information has helped make these websites a bountiful place to find your ancestors, and it's greatly appreciated!