Photos & Family Information of Lincoln, Illinois Wanted for New Book

The following teaser is from the January 26, 2013 edition of the Lincoln Daily News.

A new book entitled “Neighborhoods, Lincoln, IL” is being published by the Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society and the Lincoln Woman’s Club, with Lincoln city and rural residents being asked to submit photos and resumes about their homes or homes of ancestors.

Diane Cherry Osborn, a seasoned writer from the Lincoln area, will compile the book, which is to include maps, vignettes on people instrumental in the city’s development, and features on homes of architectural, historical and social significance. Also included in the book will be homes no longer in existence.

Photos and information may be sent to Diane Osborn, 411 College Ave., Lincoln, IL, 62656; or emailed to By phone, she may be contacted at 217-605-0011. Items may also be brought to the Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society office at 114 N. Chicago St.

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Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (, writes daily at, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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