Books for Sale

If you have written a family history or a resource book, I will gladly place it here.  
This is done as a courtesy to Hamilton County researchers 
and I in no way profit from the sale of the books.


# 1.  LEGACY OF KIN, HAMILTON COUNTY, IL.
Compiled and annotated by Harold G. and Christine Felty.

Relationships, Vital Statistics, Marriages, 
Abstracted from Obituaries and Notices in Hamilton County Newspapers

Volume I - 1859-1957, Volume II - 1958-1992. 

GSSI will be reprinting these volumes in honor of Mr. Felty.
Vol. I -- HARD COVER --$100.00 

Volume II-- HARD COVER -- $100.00 
There will also be a $5 shipping fee per volume

I have these books and highly recommend them! 
If you are interested in purchasing these volumes, contact this website:

Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois.


# 2. History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, 
Franklin and Williamson Counties, Illinois

pub. by Goodspeed, 1887.  Reprint by F.A.G.S

You may order this book from:

FRANKFORT AREA GENEALOGY SOCIETY
P. O. Box 427
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Cost: $44.00 (Includes $2.00 shipping)


#3. Early Johnson's of Hamilton Co., Illinois
by Rev. James William Dupree

The compiler and author of this new book states that it is the result of 30 years of collecting data, and six years preparing for publication!  Highlights:  676 pages, first name index, full of source material and includes information not only on the Johnson families of Hamilton County, but also for the surnames Braden, Bond, Barker, Flannigan, Hall and Shasteen and others as well. There are 397 pages on Revolutionary Soldier John Johnson (1763-1853) and his early descendants. The cost is $60.00, which includes shipping charges.

Order from: Rev. James William Dupree
804 Moore Drive
Americus, Georgia
(Phone: 1-229-931-6513)


#4.  Southern Illinois: An Illustrated History
by Bill Nunes

Southern Illinois has 280 pages, 500 pictures, year-by-year history, lore legends, disasters, famous people, railroad histories and maps, trivia, Charlie Birger, Shelton gang, Buster Wortman, town histories and county histories.  

Send check for $22.00 to Bill Nunes, 5 Mark Trail, Glen Carbon, IL 62034.
Telephone: 618-288-5185

Mr. Nunes has a new book, Southern Illinois, Vol II, coming out in October 2003 and is looking for pictures and information from contributors.  This will be a book on gangsters of Southern Illinois.


#5.  Handbook of Old Gallatin County and Southeastern Illinois
by John Musgrave
Click here for ordering information!


#6.  Two volume set of Goshen Trails, 
published by the Hamilton Co., IL Historical Society.  
Includes every issue!

Learn more about the history, stories, biographies and much more of Hamilton County, IL.  Over 1,200 pages, hardbound, 8 1/2# x 5 1/2", indexed.

1 set of the Goshen Trails @ $50.00 ($45.00 for HCHS members)
Illinois tax (residents only) @ 6.25%
Shipping & handling @ $5.00 per set

Please make checks payable to
Hamilton County Historical Society
409 N. Pearl St.
McLeansboro, IL 62859


#7.  Obituaries of Hamilton County, Illinois 1926-1931

Several years ago, the Hamilton County Historical Society was presented with four scrapbooks of old obituaries.  These scrapbooks were made from old Montgomery Ward catalogues, and every year became more fragile to the touch.  Rather than let that happen, come concerned members of the HCHS decided to try to preserve them in a way that would allow people to use them.  The obituaries pertaining to Hamilton County were extracted and typed into a usable, readable resource.

473 pages, softback 8 1/2" x 11", indexed.  A limited number are available.

$39.95 (Illinois residents add 6.25% sales tax), plus $3.00 shipping & handling.

Please make checks payable to
Hamilton County Historical Society
409 N. Pearl St.
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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