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William H. Suffern

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Photograph of William H. Suffern; (born 5/6/1863; died Aug. 1925); started the Suffern-Hunt Mill with his cousin Robert I. Hunt in Decatur 1892. Helped organize the Progressive Light and Power Co.; was president of the Polar Co.; member of the First…

Lewis W. Stuckey

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Photograph of Lewis W. Stuckey; Retired Decatur furniture dealer. He retired from the furniture business in Decatur for 41 years. He was a partner of Weilepp & Stuckey furniture firm which opened a store in 1918 at 432 N. Water St. Later the business…

George H. Stoy

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Photography of George H. Stoy; (died 7/15/1943). Former Decatur township highway commissioner and city milk inspector. Ill health in 1941 caused him to resign as milk inspector. He was employed by the Mueller Co. for 18 years. Later he was township…

George A. Stouffer

Photograph of George A. Stouffer; (died 12/6/1947). Member of Stouffer Bros. Contracting Co. Came to Decatur from Macon in 1897. Member of Grace Methodist Church.

Lynn Potter's Oral History

This is the oral history of Lynn Potter. She was interviewed by Sally Krigbaum on June 12, 2018 in Mrs. Potter's home. The oral history covers her life in Springfield, Millikin University, her family with Duanne, historic preservation, NWRAPS,…

Mrs. Bertha Gray Storer

Photograph of pencil sharpener invented by Mrs. Bertha Gray Storer. She was the wife of Will Storer and former Decatur resident, died 7/7/1936 in Long Island, New York. She was the daughter of Alonzo and Rachael Gray. She was the organist at Grace…

Stivers-Fletcher Family

Photograph of Stivers-Fletcher Family Reunion, photo ran in the Decatur Daily Review 9/23/1909.

Berthold Stine

Photograph of Berthodl Stine; (born 11/17/1842; died 10/12/1925). Decatur clothing merchandt. Came to Decatur about 1865 and until retirement in 1908 had clothing store at the south end of the Central Block in what is konwn as the Stine Building. One…

Leonard Stevens Cabin Site

Photograph of Leonard Stevens --Cabin Site. Team of horses pulling wagon with three people and another horse hitched to wagon. Stevens was the first white settler in Macon Co. Came to Macon Co. about 1821 and settled about 3 miles northwest of…