Will check for obit listings in Wilmington,IL library ONLY. The Wilmington newspapers covered Florence township,Wesley township and Jackson township in the early years. Some of the towns and villages include Elwood,Channahon,Manhattan,Symerton,Ritchie and Coal City besides Wilmington.Early years can also include out of town deaths of former residents. Some other events covered in early years are civil war service and births. Can make hard or digital copies.