Jay O. Primm

Obituary – Athens Free Press, 15 July 1960 JAY O. PRIMM, LIFETIME RESIDENT HERE, DIED AT 4 P.M. MONDAY Jay O. Primm, 78, a resident of Athens the last 9 years, and a lifelong resident of the community, passed away at 4 p.m. Monday at St. John’s Hospital,...

Perry Killion

Obituary – June 6, 1860, Menard Axis   Accidentally Drowned – Perry Killion, a young and well known farmer, who resided in the east end of the county, was drowned on Saturday last in Boyer’s lake, 14 miles northeast of this place.  He was one of a...

Sanborn Maps

Sanborn Maps are fire insurance maps. The company has been mapping since 1866 and has over 1.2 million maps. The maps indicate the buildings in towns and are color coded with information about the structure of the buildings, the main purpose of the maps (fire...

Margaret Primm

Obituary – Athens Free Press, 4 April 1947 Mrs. J.  D. PRIMM DIES SUDDENLY  Mrs. Margaret E. Primm, 68, died very suddenly Wednesday at 4:25 p.m. at the residence.  An inquest was conducted and a verdict of death from a heart attack was returned by the jury....

James Primm

Obituary – Athens Free Press, 13 May 1955 JAMES D. PRIMM, 78, LIFETIME RESIDENT DIED SUDDENLY FRIDAY James D. Primm, 78, died suddenly at his residence at 1 p.m. Friday, May 6.  He had been in failing health for the past several years. Mr. Primm, son of James Darrell...