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  • Suburbs of Carthage: Bentley, Denver, Fountain Green, Harmony, McCall, Webster.

  • Carthage is also known as: Hancock County / Carthage city.

  • Zip codes in the city: 62321.

  • Hancock County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops listed below.

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History

Carthage is most famous for being the site of the murder of Joseph Smith in 1844. Hancock County, and Carthage, saw its first settlers arrive sometime in the first few decades of the 19th century. By 1833, simple buildings had been erected in Carthage, and the town was platted in 1838. By this time Carthage had become the county seat of Hancock county. The only person legally hanged in Hancock County, Efram Fraim, was defended in his trial by roaming country attorney Abraham Lincoln. Fraim was found guilty of murder. Lincoln filed an appeal with the judge in the trial, which was as far as appeals in those days mostly went. Because at the time Carthage had no jail, Fraim was kept at the Courthouse, which was next to the school. Fraim would converse with the children from his second floor window. As a result of these conversations, most of the school children were present when their new friend, Efraim, was hung. The hanging is believed to have taken place in the vicinity of the current city sewer plant east of town, where a natural...

The official website for the city of Carthage is http://www.carthage-il.com/.

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Carthage Obituaries

It was revealed by Peoria Journal Star on March 13th, 2015 that Mary Plowman (Nelson) passed away in Carthage, Illinois.  Ms. Plowman was 97 years old and was born in Meeker, CO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary's life.

It was revealed on December 28th, 2014 that Thomas C Moore passed on in Crossville, Tennessee.  Moore was 81 years old and was born in Carthage, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Thomas C's life.

It was written by Peoria Journal Star on February 5th, 2014 that Robert Earl "Rob" Clark passed on in Carthage, Illinois.  Clark was 47 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert Earl "Rob"'s life.

It was noted on January 1st, 2014 that Patrick Paul Clerkin died in Iowa City, Iowa.  Clerkin was 34 years old and was born in Carthage, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Patrick Paul's life.

It was written by Norwich Bulletin on March 18th, 2013 that Dale E Herren died in Plainfield, Connecticut.  Herren was 53 years old and was born in Carthage, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dale E's life.

It was noted on June 6th, 2012 that Kelly Ronald Kidman passed on in Carthage, Illinois.  Kidman was 62 years old and was born in Logan, UT.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Kelly Ronald's life.

It was disclosed by Skagit Valley Herald on April 28th, 2012 that Suzy Hill-Lanphere (Hill) passed on in Anacortes, Washington.  Ms. Hill-Lanphere was 73 years old and was born in Carthage, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Suzy's life.

It was disclosed by Peoria Journal Star on February 17th, 2012 that Rogene Dye (Lunt) passed on in Carthage, Illinois.  Ms. Dye was 72 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Rogene's life.

It was revealed by Peoria Journal Star on October 19th, 2011 that LeRoy A Ufkes died in Carthage, Illinois.  Ufkes was 88 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor LeRoy A's life.

It was reported by Quad-City Times on June 9th, 2003 that Larry L Wilson perished in Davenport, Iowa.  Wilson was 63 years old and was born in Carthage, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Larry L's life.

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Barr Memorial Chapel Funeral

Our service to families reaches as far back as 1932, when Jack Barr worked for his aunt and uncle at the former Clements Funeral Home in Fort Madison. In 1958, Jack and Lila Barr (now both deceased), together with their son and daughter-in-law,...

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Carthage Township Cemeteries
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Carthage, IL 62334
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405 Cherry St
Carthage, IL 62334
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Neiser Funeral Home
603 Walnut St
Carthage, IL 62334

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Printy Funeral Home was established on March 1, 2000, with the desire to serve the families of Hancock County with compassionate, dignified, and affordable funeral service.
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