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 JOSEPH A. MARTIN. Born September 18, 1858 in Philadelphia, PA, fifth child of Joseph and Mary Ann (Martin) Martin. The family moved to Henry County, Illinois in 1862. Married in Henry County on 11 March 1885 to Huldah A. Dunmire. Died September 25, 1903 at the home of E. T. Heaps at 321 E. South Street, Kewanee, Illinois. Photographer: not listed. Contributed by Timoshka@aol.com


 Early Bishop Hill baseball team, which includes Forest Cady who played in 3 World Series with the Boston Red Sox. Cady pinch-hit for Babe Ruth, one of only 5 players to ever do so. The 2 Krans players are nephews of Oloa "Painter" Krans. Photographer: Unknown. Contributed by Roger Anderson



 PROMINENT WOMEN OF BISHOP HILL, Hallfast home 20 Jun 1913
Ida Johnson, Nellie Nelson, unknown, Rebecca Erikson Sandberg (Mrs. Peter), Caroline Lindstrum Winroot (Mrs. Eric), Effie Winroot, Anna Arnquist (Mrs. Andrew), Mrs. Kate Nelson, Elizabeth Wilson Hallfast (Mrs. Olof), Mrs. Christine Olson, unknown, Christina Ersdotter Peterson (Mrs. Eric), Mrs. Nora Grill, Mrs. Catharina Applegren, Blanc Arnquist, Elizabeth Grill. Photographer: Unknown. Contributed by Roger Anderson (Rebecca Erikson Sandberg is his relative)