Barbara Ann Hilton
Missing since August 4, 1972 from Montrose, Effingham County, Illinois
Circumstances of Disappearance
On Friday, August 4, 1972, Barbara Ann left her home at 19.00 and headed for Mattoon alone, driving a green Chevy Nova. She told her parents she planned to meet some friends there and possibly see a movie.
Police found her car abandoned along Illinois 121 a few miles from Montrose. The car was not disabled. Her boyfriend told police Barbara Ann had arrived about 20.00 and left his home about 01.00 a.m. Saturday.
She was studying nursing at Lake Land College and working at St. Anthony's Hospital in Effingham before her disappearance. She planned to attend nursing school in Edwardsville in the fall.
She left behind a daughter. Foul play was not suspected at the time.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Effingham County Sheriff's Office
Agency Case Number: S11-0899
Namus MP #9464
Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - Sunday, August 23, 1998
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