Illinois Bigfoot Chronological Index

Date of Sighting

Location

Witnesses

Links to article

1883,September 08

Centreville, St.Clair County

Mrs.John Saltenberger

Media Article - St. Clair County, Illinois - # 1

1885, February 14

Locust Grove, Franklin County

several witnesses

Media Article - Franklin County, Illinois - # 1

1887, April 22

Logan County

several witnesses

Media Article - Logan County, Illinois - # 1

1887, August 08

Oakland, Coles County

several witnesses

Media Article - Coles County, Illinois - # 1

1890, June 12

Stackmer’s Bend, Morgan County

several witnesses

Media Article - Morgan County, Illinois - # 1

1890, December 31

Maywood, Cook County

Charles Gardner
John Haberlein
Hans Monns
Sam Hamburg
Henry Phillips
R.A. Lewis

Media Article - Cook County, Illinois - # 2

1891, November 15

Okaw bottoms, Fayette County

several witnesses

Media Article - Fayette County, Illinois - # 3

1891, December 4

Okaw bottoms, Fayette County

several witnesses

Media Article - Fayette County, Illinois - # 2

1894, July 25

Louden Township, Fayette County

several witnesses

Media Article - Fayette County, Illinois - # 1

1912

Effingham, Effingham County

Mrs.Beaulah Schroat's two brothers

Bigfoot Casebook
Creatures Of The Outer Edge pp.65-6
Flying Saucer Review Vol 19 No 1. p. 24
John Green Database # 991006
Media Article - Effingham County, Illinois - # 1
Prairie Ghosts
Sasquatch:The Apes Among Us p.202
Weird Illinois p.80

1921

Hecker, Monroe County

several witnesses

Abominable Snowmen By Ivan T. Sanderson p.95-6
Hoosier Folklore, Vol. 5, p. 19, March, 1946
Media Article - Monroe County, Illinois - # 1

1922, February 2

Mt.Sterling, Brown County

Ambrose Smith

Media Article - Brown County, Illinois - # 1

1929, July 26

Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County

Several witnesses

Bigfoot Casebook
John Green Database # 991007
Media Article - Jo Daviess County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Jo Daviess County, Illinois - # 2
Weird Illinois p.80

1941, Summer or October

Gum Creek bottom (near Mt.Vernon), Jefferson County

Reverend Lepton Harpole

Abominable Snowmen By Ivan T. Sanderson p.95-6
Bigfoot Casebook
Hoosier Folklore, Vol. 5, p. 19, March, 1946
John Green Database # 991008
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 8
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 23
Media Article - Jefferson County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Jefferson County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 2
Prairie Ghosts
Strange Creatures From Time And Space
Weird Illinois p.80

1942, Spring

Mt.Vernon, Jefferson County

Several witnesses

Abominable Snowmen By Ivan T. Sanderson p.95-6
Bigfoot Casebook
Hoosier Folklore, Vol. 5, p. 19, March, 1946
John Green Database # 991008
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 8
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 23
Media Article - Jefferson County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Jefferson County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 2
Prairie Ghosts
Strange Creatures From Time And Space
Weird Illinois p.80

1942

Jackson County

1 witness

Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 2

1949, August 10

Gooseville, Madison County

several witnesses

Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 4
Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 1
Weird Illinois p.81

1953

Medinah, Du Page County

Bruce Houdek
Dean Refram

John Green Database # 991011

1953

Lawrenceville, Lawrence County

Darwin Hart & 4 other witnesses

John Green Database # 991010
Media Article - Lawrence County, Illinois - # 1

1957, June

Murphysboro, Jackson County

Frog gigger

Oregon Bigfoot - File # 01510 - Jackson County, Illinois

1958, June

Southern Illinois

1 Witnesses

GCBRO #0001 - Southern, Illinois

1960's ?

Big Muddy River, Jackson County

1 witness

Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 8

1962

Bridgeport, Lawrence County

1 witness

Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 2

1962

Tinley Park, Cook County

Mr. and Mrs. Troester

John Green Database # 991014
Media Article - Cook County, Illinois - # 1

1962, Spring

Decatur, Macon County

Bill Coleman
Jerry Coleman
Loren E Coleman

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.136

1962, November

Decatur, Macon County

Robert Earle
Steven Collins

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.137
John Green Database # 991013
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 8
Prairie Ghosts
Strange Creatures From Time And Space p.105
Weird Illinois p.81

1963, May

Centreville, St.Clair County

James McKinney

John Green Database # 991015
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 8
Prairie Ghosts
Weird Illinois p.81

1964, July

State Highway 89

Motorist

Bigfoot Casebook

1964, November 7

Villa Grove, Douglas County

Family

BFRO Report # 30367 - Douglas County, Illinois

1965, abt.

Trenton, Washington County

Brian Schwaz
Kevin Novak

John Green Database # 991016

1965, September 22

Montezuma Hills, Macon County

2 young men, 2 young ladies

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.137
John Green Database # 991017
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 8
Media Article - Macon County, Illinois - # 1
Strange Creatures From Time And Space p.105
Weird Illinois p.81

1968, August 11

Chittyville, Williamson County

Barbara Smith
Tim Bullock

BFRO Report # 3467 - Williamson County, Illinois
Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.138
John Green Database # 991018
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 8
Media Article - Williamson County, Illinois - # 1
Prairie Ghost
Sasquatch:The Apes Among Us p.203
S
trange Creatures From Time And Space p.105
Weird Illinois p.81

1968, Mid - August

near Illinois Rt 148, Williamson County

1 witness

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.138

1968, September 28

Carpentersville, Cook County

2 witness

BFRO Report # 12984 - Cook County, Illinois

1968, October 18

Dutch Harbor Crossing, Fulton County

several teenage boys

GCBRO #0002 - Fulton County
Media Article - Fulton County, Illinois - # 1
NA BioFortean Review: The Dutch Henry Monster
StanCourtney.com - Dutch Henry Monster

1968, October 19

US Rt 24, Fulton County

Police Officer

GCBRO #0002 - Fulton County
NA BioFortean Review: The Dutch Henry Monster
StanCourtney.com - Dutch Henry Monster

1969, August 9

Norris, Fulton County

3 Motorists

BFRO Report # 28714 - Fulton County, Illinois

1969, September 1

Hampton , Rock Island County

Fisherman

BFRO Report # 24147 - Rock Island County, Illinois

1970's ?

Marine, Madison County

several witnesses

Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 1

1970, July 9

Farmer City, De Witt County

Beecher Lamb or Gale Baker
Bob Hardwick
Don Ennis
Larry Faircloth

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.138
Creatures Of The Outer Edge pp.68
Fate Magazine, March 1971 p. 48-54
John Green Database # 991019
Media Article - De Witt County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 6
Weird Illinois p.82

1970, July 10

Farmer City, De Witt County

10 -15 witnesses

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.139
Media Article - De Witt County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 6

1970, July 12

Farmer City, De Witt County

3 witnesses

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.139
Media Article - De Witt County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 6

1970, July 14

Farmer City, De Witt County

Bob Tharp
8 to 10 witnesses

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.139
Media Article - De Witt County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 6

1970, July 15

Farmer City, De Witt County

Police Officer Robert Hayslip

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.139
Cryptomundo » Mid-July in Bigfoot History: Momo, Farmer City Monster and More
Fate Magazine, March 1971 p. 48-54
Weird Illinois p.82

1970, July 24

Weldon Springs State Park, De Witt County

2 Motorists

Prairie Ghosts

1970, August early

Bloomington, McLean County

Vicki Otto

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.140
Fate Magazine, March 1971 p. 48-54
Weird Illinois p.82

1970, August 9

Heyworth, McLean County

3 witnesses

Bigfoot Casebook
John Green Database # 991020
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 5
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 6

1970, August 11

Heyworth, McLean County

George Taylor
Monti Shafer
Steve Rich

Bigfoot Casebook
Fate Magazine, March 1971 p. 48-54
John Green Database # 991021
Weird Illinois p.82

1970, August 16

Waynesville, De Witt County

Dan Lindesy
Mike Anderson

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.140
Fate Magazine, March 1971 p. 48-54
John Green Database # 991022
Weird Illinois p.82

1971?

Pekin, Tazewell County

Rod Erps

Bigfoot Encounters - Mackinaw River, Pekin, Illinois

1972, May

East Peoria, Tazewell County

Randy Emert & "many friends"

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.140
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 4
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 6
Prairie Ghosts
Weird Illinois p.83

1972, June

East Peoria, Tazewell County

Randy Emert
Mrs. Ann Kammerer's children, and her daughter-in-law

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.141
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
John Green Database # 991023

1972, July 25

Creve Coeur, Tazewell County

1 witness

Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 4

1972, July 25

Pekin, Tazewell County

1 witness

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.141
Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 4

1972, July 25

Cairo, Alexander County

LeRoy Summers

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.141
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
John Green Database # 991024
Media Article - Alexander County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Alexander County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 28
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 30
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 10
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 12
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 15

1972, July 27

East Peoria, Tazewell County

2 witnesses

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.141
Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Tazewell, Illinois - # 4

1972, July late

Creve Coeur, Tazewell County

100 searchers

Bigfoot Casebook

1972, September

Granite City, Madison County

2 Youths

BFRO Report # 32196 - Madison County, Illinois

1972, September 15

Kell, Marion County

1 witness

BFRO Report # 3471 - Marion County, Illinois

1972, October 29

Siloam Springs State Park, Adams County

Camper

BFRO Report # 28423 - Adams County, Illinois

1973, April 25

Enfield, White County

Henry McDaniel
Greg Garrett

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.142
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
John Green Database # 991026
Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 6
Prairie Ghosts - Enfield Horror
Weird Illinois p.87

1973, May 6

Enfield, White County

Henry McDaniel

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.142
Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 2
Prairie Ghosts - Enfield Horror
Weird Illinois p.86

1973, May 6

Enfield, White County

Rick Rainbow & 3 other witnesses

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.143
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
John Green Database # 991025
Media Article - White County, Illinois - # 2
Prairie Ghosts - Enfield Horror
Weird Illinois p.87

1973, May 8

Enfield, White County

Roger Tappy and Mike Mogle
2 other witnesses

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.142

1973, May 12

Enfield, White County

Loren E Coleman
Richard Crowe

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.143
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88

1973, May 13

Kankakee, Kankakee County

1 Fisherman

BFRO Report # 26905 - Kankakee County, Illinois

1973, June

Victoria, Knox County

3 Youth

BFRO Report #32162 - Knox County, Illinois

1973, June 4

Edwardsville, Madison County

1 witness

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.143
BFRO Report # 3472 - Madison County, Illinois
Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 5
Weird Illinois p.83

1973, June 4

Edwardsville, Madison County

1 witness

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.143
BFRO Report # 3472 - Madison County, Illinois
Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 5
Weird Illinois p.83

1973, June 6

Edwardsville, Madison County

1 witness

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.143
BFRO Report # 3472 - Madison County, Illinois
Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 5

1973, June 25

Murphysboro, Jackson county

Judy Johnson
Randy Needham

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot Encounters - Big Muddy Monster a Bigfoot?
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.144
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
John Green Database # 991027
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 25
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 6
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 26
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 18
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 28
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 10
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 29
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 12
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 17
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 14
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 16
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 7
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 13
Prairie Ghosts - Murphysboro Mud Monster
Weird Illinois p.84

1973, June 26

Murphysboro, Jackson county

Christian Baril

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot Encounters - Murphysboro, Illinois 1973
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.145
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 5
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 6
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 26
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 30
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 29
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 12
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 17
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 16
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 7
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 13
Prairie Ghosts - Murphysboro Mud Monster
Weird Illinois p.84

1973, June 26

Murphysboro, Jackson county

Cheryl Ray
Randy Creath

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot Encounters - Murphysboro, Illinois 1973
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.145
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
John Green Database # 991028
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 5
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 25
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 6
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 26
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 18
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 28
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 30
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 10
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 29
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 12
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 17
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 16
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 7
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 13
Prairie Ghosts - Murphysboro Mud Monster
Weird Illinois p.85

1973, July 4

Murphysboro, Jackson county

Charles Kimbel
Otis Norris
Ray Adkerson
Wesley Lavander

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.147
John Green Database # 991029
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 25
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 6
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 26
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 30
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 10
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 14
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 13
Weird Illinois p.85

1973 July 7

Murphysboro, Jackson county

Mrs. Nedra Green

Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.147
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 6
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 26
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 14
Prairie Ghosts - Murphysboro Mud Monster

1973, Fall

near Murphysboro, Jackson County

Truck driver

Weird Illinois p.85

1973, October 16

St.Joseph, Champaign County

Bill Duncan
Bob Summers
Craig Flenniken
Daryl Mowry

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.147
Fate Magazine, July 1974 p. 84-88
John Green Database # 991030
Media Article - Champaign County, Illinois - # 1

1974, January 26

Aurora, Kane County

several witnesses

Bigfoot Casebook
John Green Database # 991031
Media Article - Kane County, Illinois - # 1

1974, February 15

Vandalia, Fayette County

T.L.

GCBRO #0001 - Fayette County
John Green Database # 993030

1974, July

Murphysboro, Jackson County

several witnesses

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.148

1974, July 23

Midlothian, Cook County

several witnesses

BFRO Report # 28461 - Cook County, Illinois

1974, August 23

Carol Stream, Du Page County

Mrs. Evelyn Papa & 2 other women

John Green Database # 991033
Yeti Newsletter

1974, August 26

Carol Stream, Du Page County

Gus Fuentes
Robert Calusinski

Bigfoot Casebook
John Green Database # 991032
Media Article - Du Page County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Du Page County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Du Page County, Illinois - # 1
Yeti newsletter

1974, September 2

Wolf Lake, Union County

Eddie Pitts
Three youths

Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 28
Media Article - Union County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 30
Media Article - Union County, Illinois - # 1

1975

Cook County

Dave A.

Bigfoot Encounters - Cook County, Illinois 1975

1975, January 26 or February

Illinois 3 - Illinois 149 Junction, Jackson County

2 or 4 truck drivers

Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 25
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 18
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 28
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 30
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 10
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 29
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 12
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 15

1975

Murphysboro, Jackson County

Russell Ward

Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 10

1975, June

Murphysboro, Jackson County

2 Campers

GCBRO #0001 - Jackson County

1975, July

Murphysboro, Jackson County

several witnesses

Bigfoot Casebook
Bigfoot! - BTSAA p.148

1975, July 6

Harrison, Jackson County

Donnie O’Guinn
Marty Rogers

John Green Database # 991034
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 25
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 18
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 28
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 30
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 10
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 15

1975, Fall

Pinckneyville, Perry County

1 witness

BFRO Report # 18584 - Perry County, Illinois

1975, Winter

Vandalia, Fayette County

1 witness

BFRO Report # 2805 - Fayette County, Illinois

1975. December 6

Pinckneyville, Perry County

1 Trapper

BFRO Report # 3300 - Perry County, Illinois

1976, March 14

Moro, Madison County

2 witnesses

Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 1

1976, June

Hoopeston, Vermilion County

Dan Baker
Roy Calhoun

Bigfoot Encounters - Vermilion County, Illinois 1975

1976, June 19

Murphysboro, Jackson County

Three youths

Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 18
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 30
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 15

1976, July 06

Dixon, Lee County

several witnesses to footprints

John Green Database # 991035
Media Article - Lee County, Illinois - # 1

1976, August 29

Fulton County

3 Witnesses

GCBRO #0003 - Fulton County

1976, September

Buckhart, Sangamon County

4 Witnesses

BFRO Report # 28545 - Sangamon County, Illinois

1977, March 28

Downs, McLean County

Dale Mitchell

John Green Database # 991036
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 6
True UFO's, Spring, 1980

1977, June

Marion, Williamson County

2 Witnesses

GCBRO #0001 - Williamson County

1977, August

Nelson, Lee County

2 Fishermen

Oregon Bigfoot - File # 00627 - Lee County, Illinois

1977, August

Sterling, Whiteside County

3 Fishermen
Dave Tackett

BigfootApe.com - My Bigfoot Story

1977, October

Pontiac, Livingston County

1 Deer hunter

BFRO Report # 36702 - Livingston County, Illinois

1977, December 26?

Marion, Williamson County

Youth

BFRO Report # 15895 - Williamson County, Illinois

1978, April

Murphysboro, Jackson County

2 Fishermen

BFRO Report # 23760 - Jackson County, Illinois

1978, Spring

Carlinville, Macoupin County

Couple in a parked car

BFRO Report # 2901 - Macoupin County, Illinois

1978, Summer

Pawnee, Sangamon County

Four teenagers in a parked Jeep

BFRO Report # 28370 - Sangamon County, Illinois

1978, October 21

Edwardsville, Madison County

1 motorist

BFRO Report # 28516 - Madison County, Illinois

1979

Westchester, Cook County

Tom Mackie and a friend

John Green Database # 992817

1979, June

Seneca, Grundy County

2 witnesses

BFRO Report # 12140: Grundy County, Illinois
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 4

1979, August 17

West Frankfort, Franklin County

1 youth

BFRO Report # 11273 - Franklin County, Illinois

1980's ?

Carlyle Lake, Fayette County

Robert S.

Weird Illinois p.82

1980

Murphysboro, Jackson County

several witnesses

BFRO Report # 2806 - Jackson County, Illinois

1980, January

Decatur, Illinois

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 37522 - Macon County, Illinois

1980, April

Canton, Fulton County

1 youth

BFRO Report # 10892 - Fulton County, Illinois

1980, December 24

St. Jacob, Madison County

1 motorist

BFRO Report # 25267 - Madison County, Illinois

1981

Vermilion County

Two fisherman

GCBRO #0001 - Vermilion County

1981, July

Rock Falls, Whiteside County

Youth

BFRO Report # 10037 - Whiteside County, Illinois

1981, July

Danville, Vermilion County

2 Fisherman

Oregon Bigfoot - File # 00863 - Vermilion County, Illinois

1983, June

Seneca, La Salle County

2 Campers

BFRO Report # 11911: La Salle County, Illinois
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 4

1984, November 17

Burlington, Kane County

2 Coonhunters

BFRO Report # 11295 - Kane County, Illinois

1985, January

Glasford, Fulton County

2 Hunters

BFRO Report # 31968 - Fulton County, Illinois

1985, July

Vermilionville, La Salle County

1 Fisherman

BFRO Report # 34980 – La Salle County, Illinois

1985, August 15

Medinah, Du Page County

Albert Andrea
Gene Gaspardo
Richard W. Wistar

John Green Database # 991012

1985, September 26

Gulfport, Henderson County

2 arrowhead hunters

BFRO Report # 4099 - Henderson County, Illinois

1985, October

Bond County

Deer Hunter

GCBRO Report #0001 - Bond County, Illinois

1986, Summer

Ottawa, La Salle County

1 Youth

BFRO Report # 36667 - La Salle County, Illinois

1986, November 15

Erie, Whiteside County

Youth

BFRO Report # 12919 - Whiteside County, Illinois

1986, November 29

Hennepin, Putnam County

Youth

BFRO Report # 27374 - Putnam County, Illinois

1987, June

Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County

4 Farm workers, Bob, Mark, Mike

Oregon Bigfoot - File # 00951I - Hardin County, Illinois

1987, Summer

Marseilles, La Salle County

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 33859 - La Salle County, Illinois

1988, June 3

Murphysboro, Jackson County

Bob Reiman
Bobby Reiman
Charles Straub
Cheryl Reiman
Irma Reiman
Joyce Tindall
Ronnie Reiman
Shawn Straub

John Green Database # 991037
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 9
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 4
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 11
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 27
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 29
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 12
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 14
Media Article - Jackson County, Illinois - # 15

1989, October

Sandoval, Marion County

1 hunter

BFRO Report # 10910 - Marion County, Illinois

1989, October 15

Reevesville, Johnson County

Jennifer Rigsby, Sheila and two boys

BFRO Report # 3474 - Johnson County, Illinois
John Green Database # 992884

1990?

Kickapoo State Park, Vermilion County

2 Youth

Bigfoot Encounters - Vermilion County, Illinois

1990, April

Reevesville, Johnson County

3 youth

BFRO Report # 3474 - Johnson County, Illinois

1990, Summer

Mounds, Pulaski County

Hiker

BFRO Report # 5742 - Pulaski County, Illinois

1990, December

Chandlerville, Cass County

2 witness

BFRO Report # 6820 - Cass County, Illinois

1991, April 9

Staunton, Macoupin County

Eric Schlechte
Cherly Kampmann

Media Article - Macoupin County, Illinois - # 1

1991, August

Pope County

Squirrel hunter

GCBRO #0001 - Pope County

1991, September

St. David, Fulton County

Motorist

NA BioFortean Review: The Dutch Henry Monster
StanCourtney.com - Dutch Henry Monster

1991, November 16

Columbia, St.Clair County

1 Fisherman

BFRO Report #33638 - St.Clair County, Illinois

1992, September

Carlinville, Macoupin County

4 girls hiking

BFRO Report # 24673 - Macoupin County, Illinois

1993, June

Peoria County

Fisherman

GCBRO #0001 - Peoria County

1993, September 14

Panama, Montgomery County

2 squirrel hunters

BFRO Report # 10197 - Montgomery County, Illinois

1993, November 20

Hettick, Macoupin County

1 Hunter

BFRO Report # 37697 - Macoupin County, Illinois

1994, July 4

Bunker Hill, Macoupin County

Camper

BFRO Report # 23418 - Macoupin County, Illinois

1994, October 22

Rockford,, Winnebago County

Homeowner

BFRO Report # 19910 - Winnebago County, Illinois

1995, Winter

Dawson , Sangamon County

2 motorists

BFRO Report # 15251 - Sangamon County, Illinois

1996, September

Riverton, Sangamon Couunty

1 minibike rider

BFRO Report # 34728 - Sangamon County, Illinois

1997, October 11

Otterville, Jersey County

2 Motorists

BFRO Report # 30645 - Jersey County, Illinois

1998

Manito, Mason County

Several witnesses

GCBRO #0001 - Mason County

1998, May

Hardin, Calhoun County

1 witness

BFRO Report # 202 - Calhoun County, Illinois

1998, September

Carmi, White County

A couple

BFRO Report # 29360 - White County, Illinois

1998, September 26

Vandalia, Fayette County

2 hikers

BFRO Report # 18059 - Fayette County, Illinois

1999, September 15

Kewanee, Henry County

1 motorist

BFRO Report # 8696 - Henry County, Illinois

1999, October 9

Atwood, Moultrie County

1 Youth

BFRO Report # 29241 - Moultrie County, Illinois

1999, Fall

Karnak , Pulaski County

Motorist

BFRO Report # 24544 - Pulaski County, Illinois

2000, March

Albion, Edwards County

1 Motorist

BFRO Report # 34919 - Edwards County, Illinois

2000, May

Ste. Marie, Jasper County

2 mushroom hunters

BFRO Report # 10879 - Jasper County, Illinois

2000, April 7

Fenton, Whiteside County

2 Youth

BFRO Report # 29287 - Whiteside County, Illinois

2000, July

Essex, Kankakee County

Andrew Souligne

Prairie Ghosts

2000, November 15

Webster, Hancock County

Deer Hunter

BFRO Report # 3521 - Hancock County, Illinois

2001, May

Warsaw, Hancock County

Husband & wife

BFRO Report # 2992 - Hancock County, Illinois

2001, May 12

Dutch Harbor Road, Fulton County

4 Hikers

GCBRO #0001 - Fulton County

2001, July 25

Whiteside County

Fisherman

GCBRO #0001 - Whiteside County

2001, August 16

Rosiclare, Hardin County

4 witnesses

BFRO Report # 3018 - Hardin, Illinois

2002, April

Stronghurst, Henderson County

1 motorist

BFRO Report # 23983 - Henderson County, Illinois

2003, June 14

Franklin Grove, Lee County

2 hikers

BFRO Report # 11121 - Lee County, Illinois

2003, June 15

Franklin Grove, Lee County

John Cachel
Pamela Cachel

Illinois Bigfoot and mystery animals

2003, September 6

Goodwine, Iroquois County

Husband & wife

BFRO Report # 14404 - Iroquois County, Illinois

2003, October 26

Pearl City, Stephenson County

Bowhunter

BFRO Report # 15347 - Stephenson County, Illinois

2003, November 23

Greene County

M otorist

GCBRO #0001 - Greene County

2004, February

Edwardsville, Madison County

Ben Santel

Bigfoot Encounters - Madison County, Illinois

2004, May 15

Alton, Madison County

4 fisherman

BFRO Report # 8716 - Madison County, Illinois

2004, July

Alton, Madison County

2 youth

BFRO Report # 10535 - Madison County, Illinois

2004, September 11

Vermont, McDonough County

1 witness

BFRO Report # 15007 - McDonough County, Illinois

2004, October 30

Lincoln, Logan County

2 motorists

BFRO Report # 30203 - Logan County, Illinois

2005, February 27

Harristown, Macon County

Homeowner

Oregon Bigfoot - File # 01004 - Macon County, Illinois

2005, June 2

Seneca, Grundy County

1 witnesses

BFRO Report # 11831: Grundy County, Illinois
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 4

2005, June 10

Seneca, Grundy County

3 witnesses

BFRO Report # 12439: Grundy County, Illinois
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 1
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 3
Media Article - Grundy County, Illinois - # 4

2005, June to October

Funks Grove, McLean County

Chris Vielhak
Tom Vielhak

Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 4
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 2
Media Article - McLean County, Illinois - # 3

2005, October

Tazewell County

Deer hunter

GCBRO #0001 - Tazewell County

2005, October 1

Oakwood, Vermilion County

Fisherman

BFRO Report # 15844 - Vermilion County, Illinois

2005, October 5

Mt.Zion, Macon County

Motorist and her son

BFRO Report # 23104 - Macon County, Illinois

2005, October 6

Pekin, Tazewell County

Woman, her brother and daughter

BFRO Report # 12836 - Tazewell County, Illinois

2005, November 18

Harrisburg , Saline County

Deer hunter

BFRO Report # 13070 - Saline County, Illinois

2005, November 19

Jacksonville, Morgan County

Motorist

BFRO Report # 28533 - Morgan County, Illinois

2006, May 29

Mitchellville , Saline County

Camper

BFRO Report # 14802 - Saline County, Illinois

2006, June 8

Edwardsville, Madison County

Homeowner

BFRO Report # 25809 - Madison County, Illinois

2006, Summer

Marion, Williamson County

Youth

BFRO Report # 15393 - Williamson County, Illinois

2006, June 21

Yorkville, Kendall County

2 witnesses

BFRO Report # 15019 - Kendall County, Illinois

2006, July 22

Murrayville, Morgan County

4 witnesses

BFRO Report # 28484 - Morgan County, Illinois

2006, August 26

Jacksonville, Morgan County

A runner

BFRO Report # 28534 - Morgan County, Illinois

2006, October 18

Sorento, Bond County

A hunter, his son and daughter

BFRO Report # 23395 - Bond County, Illinois

2007, June

Shipman, Macoupin County

3 Residents

BFRO Report # 37758 - Macoupin County, Illinois

2007, September 19

Eddyville, Pope County

Cougar researcher

BFRO Report # 25704 - Pope County, Illinois

2007, October

Princeville, Peoria County

A hunter

BFRO Report # 28429 - Peoria County, Illinois

2007, October

Will County

2 Witnesses

GCBRO #0001 - Will County

2007, October 27

Carlyle, Clinton County

1 witness

BFRO Report # 24997 - Clinton County, Illinois

2007, November 16

Detroit, Pike County

Deer hunter

BFRO Report # 24354 - Pike County, Illinois

2008, Spring

Barrington, Lake County

2 motorists

BFRO Report # 26039 - Lake County, Illinois

2008, May

Rozetta, Henderson County

Turkey hunter

BFRO Report # 23949 - Henderson County, Illinois

2008, May 5

Taylorville, Christian County

2 Motorists

BFRO Report # 28899 - Christian County, Illinois

2008, May 23

Otterville, Jersey County

2 Motorists

BFRO Report # 29265 - Jersey County, Illinois

2008, August 25

Edwardsville, Madison County

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 36571 - Madison County, Illinois

2008, September

Algonquin, McHenry County

1 Jogger

BFRO Report # 32400 - McHenry County, Illinois

2008, September 19

Washington County

Homeowner

BFRO Report # 24766 - Washington County, Illinois

2008, September 28

Taylorville, Christian County

Motorist

BFRO Report # 28703 - Christian County, Illinois

2008, October 21

Elizabethtown, Hardin County

12 campers

BFRO Report # 24975 - Hardin, Illinois

2008, November 8

Girard, Macoupin County

several witnesses

BFRO Report # 25273 - Macoupin County, Illinois

2008, November 26

Metropolis, Massac County

Deer hunter

BFRO Report # 25924 - Massac County, Illinois

2008, December 27

Canton Lake, Fulton County

Hiker

BFRO Report # 28569 - Fulton County, Illinois

2009, January 2

Herod , Saline County

2 hikers

BFRO Report # 24147 - Saline County, Illinois

2009, April

Lakeview, Madison County

several witnesses

Media Article - Madison County, Illinois - # 6

2009, April 8

Godfrey, Madison County

Farmer

BFRO Report # 25809 - Madison County, Illinois

2009, Jun 24

Seneca, Grundy County

1 Motorist

BFRO Report # 28936 - De Witt County, Illinois

2009, Jun 27

Farmer City, De Witt County

Fisherman

BFRO Report # 28110 - De Witt County, Illinois

2009, Aug 6

Orient, Franklin County

4 Motorists

BFRO Report # 36567 - Franklin County, Illinois

2009, Sep 15

Norris, Fulton County

2 Hikers

BFRO Report # 28713 - Fulton County, Illinois

2009, Fall

Bonnie, Jefferson County

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 35206 - Jefferson County, Illinois

2009, Sep 24

Kappa, Woodford County

Homeowner

BFRO Report # 26874 - Woodford County, Illinois

2009, December 18

Hamel, Madison County

College Student

BFRO Report # 27042 - Madison County, Illinois

2010, January 5

Ellisville, Fulton County

Deer hunters

BFRO Report # 27146 - Fulton County, Illinois

2010, February 28

Dixon, Ogle County

Youth

BFRO Report # 27387 - Ogle County, Illinois

2010, May 5

Princeville, Peoria County

Mushroom hunters

BFRO Report # 27692 - Peoria County, Illinois

2010, Aug 7

Shelby County

Four ghost hunters

BFRO Report # 28144 - Shelby County, Illinois

2010, Aug 7

Shelby County

Chris Mason
Larry Wilson
Stan Courtney

Cemeteries and Squatches, Pt. 2

2010, September 5

Metropolis, Massac County

3 Residents

BFRO Report # 37972 - Massac County, Illinois

2010, October 10

Olive Branch, Alexander County

1 Hiker

BFRO Report #36246 - Alexander County

2010, October 17

Canton, Fulton County

Bicyclist

BFRO Report # 28568 - Fulton County, Illinois

2010, October 19

Mt.Carmel, Wabash County

1 Motorist

BFRO Report # 37856 - Wabash County, Illinois

2010, Nov 2

Bachelors Grove Cemetery, Cook County

John Stephenson
Stan Courtney

Cemeteries and Squatches, Pt. 3

2010, Nov 2

Bachelors Grove Cemetery, Cook County

3 Witnesses

BFRO Report # 28525 - Cook County, Illinois

2010, Nov 16

Brookfield, Cook County

1 Motorist

BFRO Report # 28728 - Cook County, Illinois

2010, Nov 18

Rushville, Schuyler County

1 Deer hunter

BFRO Report # 33040 Schuyler Couny, Illinois

2010, December

Richview, Washington County

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 38295 Washington Couny, Illinois

2011, Jan 4

Winfield, DuPage County

1 Hiker

BFRO Report # 28679 - DuPage County, Illinois

2011, Feb 3

Algonquin, Kane County

2 Residents

BFRO Report # 29448 - Kane County, Illinois

2011, Feb 24

Seneca, La Salle County

1 Motorist

BFRO Report # 28940 - La Salle County, Illinois

2011, Mar

Murphysboro, Jackson County

1 Motorist

BFRO Report # 36306 - La Salle County, Illinois

2011, April 15

Equality, Hardin County

3 Researchers

BFRO Report # 29165 - Hardin County, Illinois

2011, May 3

Metropolis, Massac County

4 Residents

BFRO Report # 29227 - Massac County, Illinois

2011, Jun 15

Chatham, Sangamon County

2 Residents

BFRO Report # 29495 - Sangamon County, Illinois

2011, Jun 15

Chatham, Sangamon County

2 Residents
Michael Patrick
John Winterbauer
Stan Courtney

Media Article - Sangamon County, Illinois - # 3
Footprints in Chatham

2011, Jun 16

Sugar Creek Covered Bridge, Sangamon County

2 Hikers

Footprints at Sugar Creek Covered Bridge

2011, Jun 16

Sugar Creek Covered Bridge, Sangamon County

2 Hikers

BFRO Report # 31062 - Sangamon County, Illinois

2011, Jun 23

Chatham, Sangamon County

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 29612 – Sangamon County, Illinois

2011, Jun 25

Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery, Sangamon County

5 Ghosthunters
Jenny Lowery Bertoni

Incident at Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery

2011, Jun 28

Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery, Sangamon County

Chris Mason
Larry Davis

Footprints at Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery

2011, Jun 28

Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery, Sangamon County

2 Paranormal Investigators

BFRO Report # 32634 - Sangamon County, Illinois

2011, July 3

Staunton, Macoupin County

1 Homeowner

Get Your Chickens In A Row

2011, July 15

Manteno, Kankakee County

2 Residents

BFRO Report # 29836 - Kankakee County, Illinois

2011, July 18

Marseilles, La Salle County

Motorcylclist

BFRO Report # 30003 - La Salle County, Illinois

2011, August 14

Peoria County

Hiker

BFRO Report # 30510 - Peoria County, Illinois

2011, September 7

Midlothian, Cook County

2 Hikers

BFRO Report # 30601 - Cook County, Illinois

2011, October 20

Marseilles, La Salle County

1 Motorcyclist

BFRO Report # 30896 - La Salle County, Illinois

2011, December 8

Old Ripley, Bond County

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 31419 – Bond County, Illinois

2011, December 19

Lawrenceville, Lawrence County

2 Motorists

BFRO Report # 31858 - Lawrence County, Illinois

2012, January 5

Yorkville, Kendall County

1 Hiker

BFRO Report # 32616 - Kendall County, Illinois

2012, January 23

Albany, Whiteside County

2 Homeowners

BFRO Report #33264 - Whiteside County, Illinois

2012, March 20

Alexander County

2 Researchers

Southern Illinois Giant

2012, March 27

Murphysboro, Jackson County

1 Researcher

Railroading Sasquatches

2012, May 12

Sesser, Franklin County

3 Fisherman

BFRO Report #35427 – Franklin County, Illinois

2012, May 29

Orland Park, Cook County

2 Motorists

BFRO Report #35593 - Cook County, Illinois

2012, June 11

Central Illinois

1 Researcher

If You Go Out In The Woods Today

2012, August 9

Colchester, McDonough County

1 Camper

BFRO Report #36406 - McDonough County, Illinois

2012, November 9

Marseilles, La Salle County

1 Hunter

BFRO Report # 38032 - La Salle County, Illinois

2012, November 10

Carlinville, Macoupin County

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 38524 – Macoupin County, Illinois

2012, December 2

Decatur, Macon County

1 Homeowner

BFRO Report # 37988 – Macon County, Illinois

2012, December 3

Litchfield, Montgomery County

1 Resident

BFRO Report # 38337 – Madison County, Illinois

2012, December 20

Matteson, Cook County,

3 Motorists

BFRO Report #38395 - Cook County, Illinois