Henry Kelly Family History
Related families: Rittenhouse, Roberts, Gustin, Lawler
Stephen L. Butler
30 May 2005
Henry Kelly (my 3rd great grandfather) was born in Virginia, 17-Dec 17931. Died on 8 Aug 18432 in Posey Township, Switzerland County, Indiana. I
have not found his parents,3 nor siblings4. He married Sarah Reamer (Remer), the 6th daughter and 9th child of David Reamer and Nancy Smith. (See history of
Remerâ€™s below). Sarah was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky, 6 May 18005 and died 20 Sep 18516 most likely Cave-in-Rock, Hardin, Illinois. They
married 26 Mar 18187 in Posey, Switzerland, Indiana and had the following children: (more on the children below). *denotes my genealogy line.
William, born 18 Aug 18208, died 4 Oct 18429, no issue.
Nancy, born 9 Nov 182210, died 20 Jun 190011, married William Rittenhouse.
David, born 9 Mar 182512, died Dec 187513, no issue.
Thomas, born 18 Nov 182714, died 31 Mar 185415, married Mary Jane Roberts.
Catherine, born 21 Dec 182916, died 28 Jun 191417, married Isaiah Gustin.
George, born 5 Mar 183218, died 28 Jul 185219. Nothing further known.
*James, born 13 Nov 183420, died 17 May 192321, married Mary Jane Roberts, daughter of William Roberts and Elizabeth Waugh.
Hannah, born 23 Feb 183722, died 4 Oct 183923, 2 years, 7 months, 11 days.
Sarah, born 26 Aug 183924, died 15 Sep 1920,25 married John Henry Lawler.
Henry, born 20 Mar 1842,26 died 5 Mar 1884,27 no issue.
Henry and Sarah farmed 80 acres in Switzerland County, Indiana. Martin Blum & James Finley released the West Â½ of Sec 31 T3N, R1W to Henry on 9 Aug
Peter Lostutter sold to Henry and Sarah Kelly, William and Nancy Rittenhouse a parcel of land comprising of eight and 43/100 in the NE1/2 of the NE
Â¼ Sec 31, T3N, R1W.29
In 1843 Henry died leaving a will, which reads as follows:
Last Will & Testament of Henry Kelly, Dec' d
State of Indiana Switzerland County ss:
Be it remembered that on the 4th day of September AD 1843 Sarah Kelly produced the last will and testament of Henry Kelly and prayed to have the
same proved and admitted to court which accordingly is done and which reads in the words and figures following to wit.
"The state of Indiana Switzerland County August the 2nd AD 1843." Know all men by these present that I Henry Kelly of Posey Township State of and
County above mentioned do make and cause to be made this my Will this day in the following words and figures to wit: First I leave to my wife Sarah Kelly all my
moveable property to have the full use and control of the same as long as she lives, and at her death to be divided equal amongst my children. And my real estate I
leave to said wife as long as she lives and at her death to be equally divided amongst my children
It is my wish that the deed that I got from Peter Lostutter for 80 acres be given up to said Lostutter if he will take it back again and do hear by
authorize my wife to deed the same land back to said Lostutter and further empower my wife to settle all the business belonging to this my will and testimony whose
of I hereby set my hand and seal this day and year above written". Signed Henry X Kelly (X denotes his mark)
Will dated, 2 Aug 1843 and proved on the 4 September 1843; Switzerland County, Indiana; Peter Lostutter and Andrew Hodges as Witness.30 (both men
Sarah and the children left at home tried to farm, but lost the land. William Lancus & Prince Athern filed a suit on November 1848 to force the
sale of "Real Estate". Named defendants: Sarah, David, William & Nancy Rittenhouse, Thomas Kelly, Katherine & Isaiah Gustin, George Kelly, James Kelly, Henry
Kelly and Sally Kelly.
March 13,1850 a order by the courts to sell the real estate. Described as: W half of the NE quarter of section 31, T3, R1 in Switzerland County,
Sarah files and becomes the lawful guardian of George, James, Sally and Henry Kelly. In the 18 September 1850 she files a motion to sell her real
estate. The motion is denied and the court appoints a probate guardian.
After all said and done she ends up with $43.00.
The next sworn statement, given 26 November 1851, as an affidavit and sworn to by the four living siblings, Sarah was not named, as she was
After leaving Switzerland County, Sarah and her children went down river on a boat where they landed at Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois. This
is where her daughter â€œKateâ€ lived. Maurice Thompson (a grandson of James Kelly thru Etheleen Kelly) states that the Kelly family had
come into contact with Cholera on their boat trip and several died32. The Bible records of the Kellyâ€™s show Sarah died 20 Sept185133. I suspect
she died at Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois.
Sarahâ€™s father, David Reamer (Remer) was a Revolutionary soldier34. David was in the Revolutionary War from the fall of 1779 to
the spring of 1782. He was a Matross in Captain Thomas Wylie's company of Artillery and Artificers stationed at Washington, near Carlisle, Pennsylvania, under the
command of Colonel Benjamin Flower, the date of his enlistment in this company is given as September 27, 1778. This corps, as it was first designated, was raised by
the Continental Line and the several companies were stationed at Carlisle and Philadelphia, and their duties were to cast cannon, bore guns, and prepare ammunition
for the army. He was a blacksmith by trade.
He and his family traveled down the Ohio River from Pennsylvania to Kentucky. They landed in Fayette County35, but the insects made life hectic, so
they moved to Montgomery County36, later Boone County37. Later they found the soil better in Switzerland County, Indiana38 and moved there. David stated in his
pension papers he had lived in Pennsylvania, 15 years, Kentucky 22 years, before living in Indiana. They helped establish the Grants Creek Baptist church39. David
applied for and received a pension and in his petition for the pension, he stated all his family papers were lost as he had fallen overboard in the river. His
son-in-law Peter Lostutter had saved him.
Nothing by way of detail is known of the coming of David and Nancy from Pennsylvania to Kentucky, where they resided for about twenty years. It is
known, however, that they came by flatboat on the Ohio River. Family tradition is that when the party was coming down the Ohio River, David Reamer was thrown from
the boat, when it struck a bar, or snag, in the river. Peter Lostutter, his son-in-law, who was accompanying them to Kentucky, went to his rescue. The boat was in
some rapids, and both men disappeared from view, and it was thought for a time that they were both drowned. However, as the boat came down the river, the two men
were found on a sand bar, where Peter had succeeded in bringing David to shore. David had been injured when falling from the boat and was unable to swim.
A letter by Ann J.(last name unknown) dated 1-25-1984 had the following information: "Peter (Lostutter) settled in Posey, Switzerland, Indiana in
1813...in 1811 moved to Dearborn Co. from Kentucky. Immigrated to Boone County, Kentucky in 1808". If this is the case, then it applies to David and his family as
"Just when they reached Kentucky is not known. They settled near Covington (now Kenton County, which was formed from Campbell County in 1840)40 and
preempted land there. Later malaria and mosquitoes drove them on to Boone County".41
David bought land on 7 Feb 1815 in Randolph, Dearborn, Indiana; SW Â¼ Section 20. T3N, R1W. 60 acres, for $109.00. He sold it in
David and his wife are buried at the Lostutter Cemetery43, near Grant's Creek Baptist Church, west of North Landing, Indiana.
Some of their children migrated to Schuyler County, Illinois as follows: James A. Kelly who married Mary (Polly) Reamer (her first husband was a
William Kelly); Rev. Andrew Hodges who married Permelia Reamer; (his second marriage was to Susannah Kelly) and Michael Smith who married Malinda Reamer, (her first
husband was a Perry). A book, "History & Genealogy of the Manlove-Tharp-Reamer-Smith-Kelly Pioneer Families of Schuyler County, Illinois" by Oliver Harmon Kelly,
contains more information on these families.
Children of Henry and Sarah:
1. William died at 21 years old, unmarried, nothing further known.
2. Nancy married William Rittenhouse on 1 Jan 1840, Posey Township, Switzerland County, Indiana.44 William was born 8 Jan 1818 in Switzerland
County, Indiana and died 23 Apr 1879 in Bainbridge Twp., Schuyler County, Illinois. The following children were born to them: Henry, Enoch, Washington, Sara,
Rosanna, Marion Francis, Mary, Thomas, William S., Delila, James, Hiram and Nancy Jane. They moved to Schuyler County, Illinois around 184845 and settled on Section
17 in Bainbridge Township.46
"After four of their children were born, William came to Illinois and made a claim on what is now known as Aunt Nancy and Uncle Tom Burnside farm, south of
Rushville. He returned to Indiana for Nancy and the four children. They came down the Ohio and up the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers by boat, landed at Frederick in
the fall of 1848. They walked and carried Washington and Sarah. Enoch was six years old and Henry was eight years old, Washington was three years old and Sarah was
one year old. They also carried a boiler of dried apples and clothes and a rifle. They walked as far as Bill Icenogle's homestead the first day, on what is now known
as the Henry Burnside's farm. They settled on 160 acres, where Aunt Nancy Burnside lived.
William and Nancy were a good, honest, hardworking couple, very religious, they were Baptists. They soon made friends on arriving here, cleared the
land, made ties and cord wood, raised cows and hogs. As the boys grew up, they loved to hunt and trap. There were a lot of wild tomatoes on their land and they tried
to feed them to the hogs, but they refused to eat them, so William and Nancy were afraid to eat them also. After they were there for a while, William traded his
rifle to a Mr. Warrington for 40 more acres. William said it was the hardest thing he ever had to do, to part with his rifle.
Nancy's hobby was knitting socks and smoking a pipe. She carded wool, colored it and made their clothes.
William's death was caused from a carbuncle and pneumonia. He died at the age of 61 years - 21 years before Nancy's death. Nancy and Tom Burnside
moved on the old homestead in the fall of 1899 and Nancy lived with them. She passed away in June 1900 at the age of 78 years. She suffered terribly from what the
doctors called lockage of the bowels. Nancy requested that she be buried the same day she died, as she did not wish to be embalmed". Her wish was granted and she was
buried the next afternoon." 47
"Nancy, undoubtedly the oldest or the next to the oldest of the oldest of the Kelly family married William Rittenhouse and came to Frederick about 1842. . He owned
the 40 acres now owned by his youngest and only living child, Nancy Burnsides. He had a very large family who has made history in Schuyler County, they were, Henry,
Enoch, Washington, Marion, Thomas, James, William, Hiram, Mary Rittenhouse Hatfield, Sarah Montague, Rose Grist, Nancy Burnsides. Wm. Rittenhouse lived until about
1879 and died at his home near Hard Scrabble Church, Bainbridge Twp. Nancy, his wife, died in the 90's".48
Obit of Nancy, 21 June 1900. "Mrs. Nancy Rittenhouse died at her home in Bainbridge township on Tuesday at the advanced age of 78 years. She had
been but ill for a short time. Mrs. Rittenhouse was an early settler in Schuyler county, moving here in 1848. She was the mother of eleven children, a number of whom
are residents of this county. Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock."49
Nancy and William are both buried in the Ebenezer â€œHardscrabbleâ€ Cemetery in Schuyler county, Illinois.
A large stone marks their grave site.
3. David left the family farm and went into the Mexican war (1846-1848). David bought 40 acres at $1.25 per acre 21 Nov 1851 in Hardin County,
Illinois. The legal description SE NW Section 10, Twp 12S, R 9E. 50 He joined the Union forces in 1861 at Hardin County, Illinois51 and served with
â€œdistinctionâ€. David was described as "6'2" Dark hair, blue eyes, dark complextion", in his Civil War folder.
He purchased a farm with his pension from Robert G. Welker, 9 May 1870, for the sum of $125.00, situated in Woodstock Twp., Schuyler County,
Illinois; described as follows: 12 acres in the SE corner of the NW quarter of Section 24, T1N, R2W.52 This was about 6 miles west of Rushville.
Have not found a wife or any issue listed for David.
"Dave Kelly had quite a history. He was a hard egg. He was born about 1829. Grandfather Kelly and him were plowing ground when a neighbor boy rode
past and told them of the war with Mexico. He was 16 said granddad. Dave a1tho the mainstay of his mother got on behind the neighbor and went to war. Grandfather was
10. Before this they had lost some brothers and sisters with the "colery". Grandfather walked to Shawneytown(Shawnee town) for help, got sick on the way and kept
going. He very near died but made it through. Dave came home from the Mexican war and he was very tough. He was sent in a collection errand by a saloon keeper but
when the debtor wouldn't pay Uncle Dave shot him. He dodged the authorities and came to Schuyler. He went to the Civil War, where he kept himself in a mess at least
part of the time. He almost killed an officer who had hit him and got 3 months in the guard house. He came home after the war and bought a farm.
The farm known as the Dave Stevens in Woodstock Twp. near Scotts Mill where he was found dead in 1878. This farm he left to James his brother and
my grandfather. He traded it for a sou & piggs, I don't know what became of them"53 (David did serve in the Civil War and was recognized as "Distinguished
He died in 1875, after falling from his roof.55 Buried in either Persinger or Ebenezer â€œHardscrabbleâ€ Cemetery.
4. Thomas married a Mary Jane Roberts (interesting her name being the same as James Kellyâ€™s wife) 15 September 1849 in
Switzerland County, Indiana.56 They had one son James born Aug 1850, I do not know what became of Mary or her son James, unless they died in the Cholera epidemic of
1850-1851. Thomas died in 1852 and is buried in the Ebenezer, â€œHardscrabbleâ€, Cemetery.57 I took a picture of his stone, which was
about twenty feet from the old church. The stone is no longer there (2002).
5. Catherine (Kate) married Isaiah Gustin,58 6 Dec 1847 in Switzerland County, Indiana.59 Isaiah was born 4 Oct 1816 in Switzerland County, Indiana
and died 1 Aug 1879 in Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois.
They moved to Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois around 1850 or shortly there after. They were in the 1850 census in Switzerland County.
Here they established a trade with boats plying the Ohio River. They later established a Inn and became Tavern keepers60.
The following children were born to them: Amariah, J.H., Alexander Tuppet, Samuel Davis, Mary E., William B., and Elizabeth.
They are both buried in Peters Creek Cemetery, Hardin County, Illinois, with no grave site markers61.
6. George died in 1852. It may have been from the cholera.
7. Hannah died as a young girl, two years old.
8. *James (my 2nd great grandfather) moved to Schuyler County, Illinois and became a Cooper.
"Ed Davis always told me that his father Chas. Davis and James Kelly run a sawmill in 1853. He met end married Mary Roberts about 1855. He was a
cooper by trade and worked in that business in Woodstock Township and probably made barrels for his brother in law Wm. Rittenhouse. When "Uncle Billy" was in the
meat packing, business during the Civil War and following the war he lived in Bainbridge near "Hard Scrabble" in Woodstock near Schraum (Schramm)school, in Oakland
township and in Ray, Ill. He was in business Ray, Ill. for years. Here his older children grew up and were married. After the death of his youngest daughter in 1906
they moved with David McCombs and raised his family. After the children attained their majority he resided with his eldest son Wlm. where he passed away in
He worked for his uncle William Rittenhouse making barrels in Ray, Illinois. He married Mary Jane Roberts 26 July 1855 in Schuyler County63 (she
had just turned 16 years old) and they lived near Ray, Illinois. Mary Jane was born 22 Mar 1840 in Switzerland County, Indiana and died 7 Jan 1927 in Rushville,
Schuyler County, Illinois. Later he became a farmer moved south of Rushville, Illinois (Woodstock Twp) and had *William Henry (my great grandfather), Sarah
Elizabeth, Ethleen, Isabella, Alford, George W., Albert, Rosetta, Alfred, and three other children who died young. James lived with his son Wm. in his later years
and his wife lived with their daughter Ethleen (Kelly) Thompson. Mary Jane had broken her hip before she died.
"Death was due to natural causes, no evidence of injury to body", according to the death certificate issued 17 May 1923.64
Obit: 24 May 1923 "James Kelly, one of the pioneer residents of South Schuyler, died at the home of his son William. He was found dead in an out
house a short time after he left the house. Mr. Kelly was in his 89th year and his wife to whom he was married 60 years ago survives him. Funeral services were held
at Fairfield Baptist Church Saturday afternoon, conducted by Rev. B. F. Ray. James Kelly son of Henry and Sarah Kelly was born in Switzerland Co., Indiana, November
13, 1834 & passed away May 17, 1923, at the age of 88 years, 6 months & 3 days. He was the 7th child of a family of 10 children, 6 boys & 4 girls. His
father died when he was 12 years old but he had a wonderful mother who instilled great truths into his life. June 26, 1855 he was united in marriage to Mary Roberts.
To this union 12 children were born. Those left to mourn their loss are William of Rushville, George of St. Louis, Mo., Mrs. Sarah Adkison & Mrs. Etheline
Thompson of Rushville, also 19 grandchildren, 34 great grand-children & 3 great-great-grandchildren. He became a member of the Baptist Church at an early age
& had lived a quiet exemplary Christian life for many years."65
Another Obit also appeared which contained most of the above information plus this:
"On Thursday evening our citizens were shocked to learn that Grandfather, James Kelly, one of our oldest and most highly respected citizens had
been suddenly called from his earthly labors, at the home of his son William, five miles southwest of Rushville. The time of his death was about 5 o'clock. (next was
the same as aboveâ€¦added) He had been a teacher in the Ebenezer Sunday school in the years past, and was faithful in his attendance, careful in his
preparation of the lesson, and able in his presentation to his class. Bad weather physical infirmity did not hinder or cause him to be neglectful of his duties. To
an unusual degree he was possessed of the spirit of meekness, never calling attention to himself or pushing himself forward. Instead of calling attention to his
goodness, he referred frequently to his unworthiness before God. Among his relatives, fiends and neighbors he is remembered as a good man, anxious to help, desirous
of the good of others seeking to be of as little trouble as possible. He manifested in a marked degree of patience. He was thoughtful of the comfort of others,
anxious to help, but not to hinder."66
My father who was living at his grandfather's farm in 1923, remembers James dying in the outhouse and being carried out.
9. Sarah also moved to Schuyler County and worked in the household of James Garret Kelly, a minister.67 She married John Lawler68 2 Jun 186769 in
Schuyler County, Illinois70. John was born 21 Nov 1826 in Fauquier, Virginia and died 21 Jan 1884 in Schuyler County, Illinois. Living on a farm about seven miles
south of Rushville, in Woodstock Township, they had the following children: William Henry, Della, Lemuel Grove, Lily White, John W., Owen Alfred and Adda Mirtle.
Sara lived to the age 81.
"Grandma Lawler was a wonderful women. Since John Harvey, her husband passed away when their eldest child was only 16, she was left to raise their
children on her own. Grandma Aunt Sara as she was known to neighbors and friends passed away in 1920".71
Sarah is buried in the "Old Lawler Cemetery", Schuyler County, Illinois. Her grave stone reads: â€œLawler, Sarah 1839
10. Henry worked for the railroad in Wellsville, Missouri. He died in a railroading accident at the granary. â€œA young man named
Kelly was crushed to death by the cars at Wellsville Wednesday morning. He was the engineer at Mosby's elevator and had been sitting up with a sick friend all night
and had gone to the elevator about daylight when he met with the accidentâ€.73
Obituary: Rushville Times; March 6, 1884. "KELLY, HENRY -- JAMES KELLY, of Bainbridge township, received a dispatch yesterday announcing the death
of his brother Henry of Wellsville, Missouri, by an accident at the railroad station in that place. The remains are expected to arrive here to-day and the funeral
services will be held at 10 o'clock tomorrow at Ebenezer in Bainbridge Township."74
"Henry Kelly brother of James Kelly was never married and must have been about the youngest of the family. Unlike his bro. Dave he was un-war like.
He ran off to keep from going to the Civil War. He was a railroader and very stingy. He accumulated quite a large amount of cash. He was killed in Wellsville Mo. in
about 1888. He was run over by a train."75
Burial, most likely was in Ebenezer Cemetery, Schuyler County, Illinois.
1 "Henry Kelly Family Bible", includes Rittenhouse, Gustin & Pell; The pages are for births, marriages & deaths. Bible in the possession of
John R. Noel, 17804 Harrison Street, Lowell, IN 46356; 219-696-6635 12/2002 (page copies in my possession).
3 Father may be William and mother Catherine if old English naming pattern holds true.
4 Possible siblings: William, James, & Caroline.
5 United States. War Department ;Revolutionary war rolls 1775-1783; Washington, District of Columbia : The National Archives, 1957 , War Pension
File #9621; Bible Records included.
6 Kelly Bible
11 Schuyler County, Illinois Vital Records, Death Index
12 Kelly Bible
13 Rushville Times; Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois; Obit
14 Kelly Bible
17 Mac Master, Sue; Cemetery Compilation of Hardin County, Illinois, Utica, Ky. : McDowell Publications, c1980; (Family History Library Salt Lake
City, Utah. 977.398 V3c.)
18 Kelly Bible
21 Schuyler County, Illinois; Vital Records, Death Index
22 Kelly Bible
23 Schuyler County, Illinois; Vital Records, Death Index
25 Schuyler County, Illinois, Vital Records, Death Index; Record 4 #38.
26 Kelly Bible
27 Wellsville, Montgomery, Missouri: death notice
28 Waters, Margaret; Indiana land entries; Indianapolis, Indiana, 1948-1949 (Volume 1, Cincinnati District, 1801-1840) Pg 6
29 Switzerland County, Indiana Land Records; Book J-5; Family History Library film #1311721.
30 Switzerland County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court Will Records Vol. 1; Jan. 1823- Nov. 1847 Will record v.2, Sept. 1847- July 1859 Will
record v.3, Oct. 1859- Dec. 1866 ;Salt Lake City [Utah] : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1981; Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah, US/CAN Film
#1310446. Will #222.
31 Probate records; Switzerland, Indiana P43
32 Thompson, Maurice, "The Kelly and Reamer Families", Unpublished manuscript. 1947
33 Kelly Bible
34 United States Revolutionary War Rolls, War Pension File #9621; Bible Records included.
35 United State Census, Kentucky, 1790 Fayette County, Kentucky
36 United State Census 1800 Montgomery County, Kentucky
37 United State Census 1810 Boone County, Kentucky
38 United State Census 1830 Dearborn County, Indiana
39 Kelly, Oliver Harmon, History & Genealogy of the Manlove-Tharp-Reamer-Smith-Kelly Pioneer Families of Schuyler County, Illinois; Fort Knox,
Ky. : The Oliver Harmon Kelly family, 1972. c1976
40 Eichholz, Alice; Ancestry's Red Book, American State, County & Town Sources; Salt Lake City, Utah, 1989 revised 1992
41 Self, Pat; [email protected], Email correspondence; 12 Jun 2004
42 Waters, Margaret; Indiana land entries; Indianapolis, Indiana, 1948-1949 (Volume 1, Cincinnati District, 1801-1840)
43 Morford, Wanda, Switzerland Co., Indiana Cemetery Inscriptions 1817-1985; Cincinnati : W.L. Morford, c1986 (Family History Library Salt Lake
City, Utah; 977.2125 V3m.)
44 Switzerland County, Indiana Vital Records, marriages
45 Schuyler County Historical Books, Volume I & II; Schuyler County Historical Museum, Rushville, Illinois. 1972
47 Unknown author; Rittenhouse, William S. & Nancy; copied from the Schuyler Co. History & Genealogical Society Jail Museum
49 Rushville Times; 21 June 1900
50 Hardin County, Illinois Land Records Volume 111, Page 021
51 United Sates Civil War Records; Co. A 29 Ill. Inf. from Hardin County, IL. Mustered in 1861, discharged 27 Aug 1864 in Natchez, Adams County,
52 Schuyler County, Illinois Land Records
53 Thompson, page 9
54 Illinois, Military, Civil War, Muster and Descriptive Rolls of Illinois Civil War Units; Illinois State Archives
55 The Rushville Times; December 17, 1875
56 Switzerland County, Indiana marriage records, book A
57 Photo of Thomas Kelly's' stone in my possession.
58 Weaver, Gustine Courson, The Gustin Compendium, Cincinnati : Powell & White, [c1929] (Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah,
59 Switzerland Co. marriage records
60 Hardin County Historical and Genealogical Society (Illinois) Hardin County, Illinois History, Vol.1 1987, Paducah, Kentucky : Turner Pub. Co.,
c1987 (Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah, 977.398H2hc.)
61 Mac Master, Sue
62 Thompson, p8
63 Schuyler County, Illinois Marriage records #2260
64 State of Illinois, Schuyler County death registration #50
65 Rushville Times; 24 May 1923
66 Rushville Times; date unknown
68 Lawler, Harold H.; Lawler Family in America, 1704-1970, Denver, Colorado : [s.n.], c1970; (Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah.
69 John H. Lawler Family Bible; married Sunday June 2, 1867
70 Schuyler County, Illinois Marriage records 2 Jun 1867; Return 8 Jun 1867 by J.H. Lawler JP, License #4129 Family History Library Salt Lake City,
Utah; Film #1311549.
71 Schuyler County Historical Books; p 399
72 "The Schuylerite"; Volume 1; Number 1; Spring 1972; Page 42; Old Lawler Cemetery, published by Schuyler County Historical Museum.
73 The Montgomery Standard, Montgomery City, Missouri newspaper; Friday March 7th, 1884, p2 column 1.
74 Rushville Times; Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois; March 6, 1884.
Stephen L. Butler
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Gig Harbor, WA 98332-9159
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