The Cumberland County Historical and Genealogical Society would like to thank the following for contributions made in support of our mission. Without the support of our local community, outside organizations, and the many people who make anonymous donations, our work would not be possible. 

Illinois Association of Museums for their recent grant which helped us to publish our new brochure.

Businesses and individuals who were donors of raffle items and individual business owners who gave direct donations to the get acquainted and fundraising table at Toledo Springfest: Backyard Barbecue, Barkley’s Funeral Home, Bishop Funeral Home, Bumble Bee Boutique, Dixie Howard, Grandma’s Place, The Fillin’ Station, First Neighbor Bank of Toledo, Gentry Small Engine Repair, J&K Greenhouse, Linda Wicke, Lorry Kuhns, Lynn’s Hair Parlor, Scott’s Building Center, the Toledo Democrat, and The Village Mercantile

Norma Doty Taylor for her July presentation of tales from her book “Sixty Years in this Wicked World for Nuthin'” and tips on writing your own story.


  1. We are looking for any information on relatives with the last name Greenup. We are hoping to visit there in March to show my partner Glen Greenup where some of his relatives lived.

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