SPINDA Wed, 22 Jul 1998 20:17:58
Am looking for informationon Elias MCMEINS and his family. Was buried somewhere in Rushville, IL.His wife’s name was Naomi Humphries McMeins. Would apprecial any informationyou have. Also, any information about MOORE, LEBO, KIELHORN.
AlGay Sat, 25 Jul 1998 21:40:03
My grandfather, David WilliamGay, 1853-1918,and my great grandfather Edward William Long Gay, 1823-1898lived in Schuyler County, Illinois. I would like to communicate with anyonewho may have information on their anscestors and/or descendents.
DougStrong Mon, 27 Jul 1998 19:44:05 EDT
I am looking for anyonewho is researching William H. DENNIS B. 22 Aug. 1842. who married (12 Dec.1866) Josephene THOMAS B. 14 June 1845, (in Hanibal, MO)
They had at least one child–Charles Arthur DENNIS B. 25 Nov. 1878 in Rushville. He married
Mae Elizabeth Louise PRECKWINKLEB. 17 Mar 1878 in Beardstown. She was the daughter of Henry Fred PRECKWINKLEB. Sept. 1856-7 and Anna Mary GROSS B. March 1854
Lgbruce Wed, 5 Aug 1998 05:24:07 EDT
Looking for anecestors ofJohn Loring. Lived in Schuyler County in the 1840’s. Married sisters DeliahUtter and Lucinda Utter. Where was John before Illinois?
BerthaHood Wed, 05 Aug 1998 21:06:17
COKELEY or COKELY
SAMUEL COKELEY b. 1837 inSchuyler, Illinois Died March 18, 1928 Sister Born 1829 no name given.Their father and mother are WILLIAM and NANCY ANN COKELEY Anything willhelp Thanks
DebraBranigan Fri, 07 Aug 1998 21:02:28
Looking for informationof Samuel NEAL living in Schuyler County 1840. His children were GeorgeC. b. 1814 KY, another boy and a girl. George married a Leonora and hadSamuel, John, Cumency, Charlotte, Carlista, B. and George W. and movedto Sangamon Co. by 1850. Debra Branigan at Roobyroots@aol.com
BillStanley Fri, 31 Jul 1998 20:19:41
Interested in informationon family of Dempsey STANLEY (or STANDLEY) living in SCHUYLER Co. in 1840.Believe he moved from Greene Co., IN some time after 1830 and subsequentlymoved to Appanoose Co., IA by 1847. Will be gald to share information onfamily in Greene Co.
PATSYBETHEL Tue, 18 Aug 1998 14:58:14
I am looking for informationon my gggrandfather Wm T. BONSER b. Gr. Britain in 1808. Married EmelineSTEVENS in 1837-Rushville, Ill. d. Rushville-27 Oct 1864, my ggrandfatherHenry A. BONSER born in Schuyler Co. Illinois 1852-M. Sarah QUINN 1873.D.? Schuyler Co. Also Ggrandfather James M. Brewer who died in Rushvillein 1902. He married Sebra SHORE 1868-in Rushville. They had 3 children.Melvin died at birth. Also had Albert D. and James Earl.
MikeHalbert Sun, 16 Aug 1998 21:12:38
I am interested in obtainingany information regarding the Hoovers of Bader
VeraWimberly Thu, 20 Aug 1998 20:59:22
Am searching for a marriagerecord for Enoch Wright and Nancy Davis. Theywere married before 1837.Shown on the 1840 and 1850 Schuyler Co. IL Census records. Any help willbe greatly appreciated. Will share.
anita Thu, 20 Aug 1998 20:59:22
Looking for informationon John Allison b. 4 18 1822 in Ohio d. 1902 in Miami Co. Ks. He marriedRachel Osborn or Osborne in Schuyler Co. 1852. Rachel was b. 2 22 1822in Ohio and d. 3 16 1874 in Miami Co. Ks.. I hope someone can help me.I have no idea as who either of their parents were or in which co. in Ohiothey were born. Thank you Anita in Kansas City.
RoseMary Lawson Fri, 21 Aug 1998 19:43:36
Am looking for informationon James W. Davis who married Mary M. Baker in Schuyler, Co. Mary was thedaughter of Francis Baker and Mary Brandenberg Davis. James’ brother, HenryD.B. married sister Harriett Baker also in 1838. Who was James and Henry’sparents? Oldest daughter of James and Mary did not make the move from Illto Mo when the rest of the family migrated. Who did she Marry? Martha Daviswas born 1840 in Schuyler Co., Ill. James and Mary and family moved toMo after the 1865 state census but before 1870. Any info would be appreciated
dmfoil Fri, 28 Aug 1998 23:15:48
I am looking for informationon my great grandmothers family. Twila Rearl RADER was born in Camden,Illinois in November of 1882 to William Henry Rader and Laura J. SchulerRader. Any information on siblings, parents, etc. would be appreciated.
PatSmith Sat, 29 Aug 1998 18:30:49
I am trying to find anythingon PETER and CATHERINE STONER who were listed on 1860 census for BirminghamTwp. Does anyone have any information on them. They came to Il. from NC.
RubyColeman Mon, 31 Aug 1998 14:53:09
Seeking information on descendantsof George W. THARP and wife, Elizabeth HARMON. He was born 28 Sept 1836in MO, son of Stephen and Mariah THARP. She was born about 1845. They married18 Sept. 1862 in Schuyler Co., IL and were there when the 1880 FederalCensus was taken. Need to know where they are buried and when they died.Their children were: John THARP, b. ca 1865 in IL; Jesse THARP (female)b. ca 1868 in IL; William THARP, b. ca 1872 in IL and Mary THARP, b. ca1877 in IL.
DianePedersen Tue, 01 Sep 1998 22:44:00
Looking for informationon TAYLOR family. Elizabeth TAYLOR, b. 1816, KY, m. 1833, Schuyler Co.,IL, to Daniel JAMES. Elizabeth had a sister, Nancy Ann TAYLOR, b. 1818,m. 1834, Schuyler Co. to Elias HARRIS. Their mother was Nancy Ann (___)TAYLOR, b. 1779, d. 24 Aug 1842 in Schuyler Co., IL. This Nancy TAYLORis buried in Davenport or Mt. Harmony Cemetery in NW Schuyler Co. On hertombstone, it say wife of G. She signed for both of her daughters to marrywhich indicates her husband was probably already deceased by 1833. Wouldappreciate in information on TAYLOR’s in this area.
Xochitl02 Fri, 4 Sep 1998 12:35:22
Looking for informationon Bryan Henry Garrett first spouse of Mary Louisa Loring (b. 1860). Bryandied in NE and may be the son of Bryant Garrett who drowned in SchulyerC. in 1859.
GlennaMiller Bartlett Fri, 04 Sep 1998 17:58:31
My dad Marion Wesley Millerwas born in Rushville, 2-15-1903, his parents Bert Franklin Miller b 10-8-1877,and Bertha May GARLICK b 4-21-1883 or 1885, were both born in Rushvilleand married in Rushville 5-5-1900. My g grandparents Marion Wilmot Millerand Marietta Underwood married in Rushville 12-10-1868. They had ten children.Marion was born about 1845 in Rushville, a son of Smith H. Miller and PermeliaWilmot, and brother of James W. Miller (m Sarah Johnson) and Phebe AnnMiller (m. Lesly Johnson). I would be happy to share any family information.
GlennaMiller Bartlett Fri, 04 Sep 1998 17:58:31
My grandmother was bornBertha May GARLICK, 4-21-1883 or 1885 in Rushville. Her father John WesleyGARLICK b. 5-6-1850 in Phelps, Ontario co., NY, d. 6-20-1914 in Grand Forks,N.D.; burried at Rushville. Her mother Sarah Elizabeth BRIGGS-GARLICK-CARROLLwas born 2-25-1859 in LA, maybe a daughter of Daniel Briggs and TabithaDonnely Briggs. Sarah Briggs first marred John Garlick 6-20-1871, had ninechildren, Elvira, Frank, Nellie, Edward & Ernest, Rosa, Bertha, John& Jennie, Elvira and the last set of twins did not live to adulthood.She married Charles Edward Carroll 6-18-1891, had four more children, Louis,Lola, Harvey Earl, and Hazel Fay; one of the boys died in infancy. Sarahdied 11-10-1939 in Rushville and is buried next to C.E. Carroll. I’m searchingfor family or relations or whoever would like to share information aboutthe above families.
KaronBerry Anderson Sat, 05 Sep 1998 09:45:00
I am looking for descendantsof Orrilla Landon Berry b 12/25/1822, Darwin Hyde Berry b 12/21/1824, GeorgeMerritt Berry b 12/25/1825, Lura Anne Berry b 3/12/1828 and Jireh SwiftBerry b 11/8/1832. They were all children of Anne (Hyde) Berry. My ggrandfatherdied at Browning IL on 1/26/1926 and my grandfather died at Browning IL8/13/1923. Thank you.
PatSmith Sat, 05 Sep 1998 09:45:00
Would like to see if anyonehas any information on my Kennedys. Sherwood CANNADAY/KENNEDAY came toSchuyler Co. abt 1835. He owned property near Birmingham. They came fromDavidson Co. NC. wife was Alis Elizabeth Conner. Children were:
Rebecca Kennedy Ensley
Cynthia Kennedy Rigg
Elizabeth Kennedy Booker
Phoebe Kennedy Ward
William H. Kennedy
John and Cynthia were bornin Schuyler Co. Sherwood and many of family are buried in Scott Cemeteryin McDonough Co. There are other family members buried there too. So Ithink that brothers of Sherwood must have come to this area too.
Sure could use some help.
AimeeScheller Sun, 6 Sep 1998 21:23:51
I am looking for any informationon an Ann Eliza Watson born in Schuyler Co in 1838. Her father was JohnWatson mother Charlotte Scoggins. Any information will be helpful… ThankYou.
AliceClay Benedict Fri, 11 Sep 1998 17:27:18
Looking for parents andsiblings of ELIZA DAVIS, born abt 1847 IL. (possibly Schuyler Co.). Elizamay be her middle name. If you have a female that you can’t track for awhileand then find again after 1880, please consider this women. Viewpicture and info at my web page. There is a story to tell.
JoanMiller Fri, 18 Sep 1998 09:18:48
I am researching my mother’sfamily. Her grandfather was Thomas Jefferson Hackworth (Hackwith ?) b.l5 Sep l850 in Schuyler County, Ill. His parents were James Preston Hackworth(Hackwith) and Nancy Jane Bryant. Their children were James Monroe Hackwith,Ida May Hackwith, and Veda Marie Hackwith. Please contact me if you haveany information.
LorraineHignightThu, 24 Sep 1998 21:41:05
Researching info on theHignight who were from Schulyer Co. My husband’s father is Daniel WilliardHignight/s/o Percy Truman Hignight of Rushville, IL. Percy Truman wentby the name of “True”. He was the son of Dan Hignight. We are trying tomake the connection of Dan Hignight’s father and mother, could possiblybe James or Moses for the father. If you have any information to share, would very much appreciate it.
CarolynGangMon, 28 Sep 1998 18:33:36 EDT
Seeking death date and placeof death of WILLIAM BARKER. William Barker was born 1802 in VA (accordingto an 1850 Schuyler County Census). He and his family were residing inSchuyler County in 1840. His wife’s name was Katharine “Kitty”.age 38.This couple had several children all born in Illinois– 7 boys and 3 girls,ranging in age from 22 to 1 in 1850. Kitty died in 1866 in Schuyler County.William supposibly on 1870 Census but I have not verified this. All leadsappreciated.
MildredPrather Sat, 03 Oct 1998 22:43:17
SACKMAN, SECKMAN, WRIGHT,FIKE, BABB, KENNEY, TAYLOR, BAKER, OWEN, FAIRCHILD, WOOD, PRICE, TYRE,BROWN, PRATHER:
William SACKMAN/SECKMAN/SECKMON,b. 8 Jan 1787 PA. We think his father must have died when he was very young.His mother then married a George FIKE and they had a son John FIKE ca 1792/95.
In the 1810 Census Williamwas in Somerset Co. PA. By 1820 he was in Dearborn Co IN; then to MorganCo IL before 1830; to Schuyler Co. IL about 1836, and to Harrison Co. MOabout 1865. William’s half-brother, John FIKE, went to Morgan Co IL aboutthe same time period in which William went there.
William’s first marriagewas to Susannah WRIGHT. Susan may have been from Perry Co, OH — at leastthat is where her parents were living when she died (ca 1816, prob in DearbornCo. IN) and at least one (maybe more) of the children was sent to grandfatherWRIGHT in Perry Co. OH.
Think William and Sarah hadthese children:
Catherine, m. _____ BABB.
Elizabeth m. _____ KENNY.
James W., b. 1812 PA, m.Matilda _____, lived Hancock Co. IL.
Jonathon W., b. 1814, VA,m. Nancy TAYLOR, lived Brown Co. IL.
William W. b. 1816 VA, m.Elizabeth BAKER Matlock, lived Hancock Co. IL.
Then William SACKMAN marriedMary “Polly” Owen (b. 1798 MD) and they had children:
John Wesley, b. 1823 RushCo. IN, m. Sally FAIRCHILD, lived Schuyler Co. IL.
Sarah, b. 1828 IN, m. NathanWOOD, lived in Schuyler Co. IL.
Leonard Owen, b. 1830 IL,m.1 Sarah PRICE, m2. Malinda TYRE, lived in Schuyler Co. IL.
George W., b. 1832 IL, m.Nancy TYRE.
Mary, b. 1834 IL, 1m. IsaacFAIRCHILD, 2m. James T. BROWN, lived Harrison Co. MO.
Matilda, b. 1838 near BeardstownIL, m. Riley PRATHER, lived Harrison Co. MO.
Mary, his second wife, diedafter the 1860 census and in 1864 he married Caroline Elizabeth TACKETTPrather, the widow of Darius PRATHER (Darius was father of Riley PRATHERwho had previously married William’s daughter, Matilda.) William &Caroline SACKMAN moved to Harrison Co. MO, along with the families of hisdaughters, Mary & J.T. BROWN, Matilda & Riley PRATHER, and severalof Riley’s siblings.
ANSPACHGMon,12 Oct 1998 13:11:15
I am trying to find anyinformation on the KREMS family that I beleive lived in Bader, Il of SchuylerCounty. I know that a Corena Krems later moved to Iowa. Any help wouldbe greatly appreciated.
JamesL. Lowary Wed, 14 Oct 1998 11:07:27
I am looking for informationon the following family, Lewis and Lewrana (Lurana?) ROBINSON. Apparentlythey were the ones to take my G-grandmother in after her parents died/orwhatever. Hoping to find out how they are related to the STONEKING’s, andhence find either Luella’s Mother or Father! Thanks for any help, and I’mwilling to share what info I have on the family.
— Jim Lowary
1880 Federal Census, SchuylerCounty, Illinois:
Enumeration District 263,sheet 2:
Lewis ROBINSON age 43 bornVA, father born VA, mother born VA
Lewrana (Lurana?) age 38wife born VA, father born CT, mother born VA
Luella STONEKING age 2 cousinborn IL, father born IL, mother born Iowa
VictoriaFair Wed, 14 Oct 1998 19:46:02
I am searching for BROWN,SIMS and HEWITT. David Sims b. 1804 SC married Sarah RE Brown b. 1807 KY.In 1850 they were living in Schuyler Co. Their daughter Sarah Elmira Simsb. 1841 Schuyler Co married Charles Augustus Hewitt in 1860 in SchuylerCo.
RobertTroutFri, 16 Oct 98 13:14:09
Looking for info. on PeterSilas Beghtol , born in Schuyler Co IL. 1845 . his father was Silas Beghtolborn in Ky. in 1814.
RosemaryTiwari Fri, 30 Oct 1998 07:05:08
I am searching for a JohnH. and Sarah Curtis who lived in Schuyler County, IL prior to 1846 – Ihave the following information on this family:
John H. CURTIS was born1811 in TN. Master carpenter 1850 App Co Census res 47 Fam 47 Center Twplist of children compiled from this census. John married Sarah. Sarah wasborn about 1801. They had the following children:
F i. Margaret A. CURTISwas born 1835 in IL/IN.
M ii. John CURTIS was born1837 in IL/IN.
F iii. Martha J. CURTISwas born 15Jun1838 and died 25 Jul 1908.
M iv. George W. CURTIS wasborn 5Oct1842 in IL and died 23Mar1904.
M v. Joel/Joseph CURTISwas born 1845 in IA.
John and Sarah Curtis weremy GGGreat Grandparents, and I am not able to go any further back on thisline!
JohnM PurdyFri, 30 Oct 1998 18:14:54 EST
I am looking for informationabout the Purdy & Leezer families that lived the Browning & Rusvilleareas, starting back around1860. This is my first attempt to begin researchingon the internet.
Joseph Manfield Purdy, b3/21/1866 & Bernice Leezer, b 1896
Any help is greatly appreciated.
SusanCheneyThu, 5 Nov 1998 21:37:57
I am seeking informationon John Eastin (Easton) who was born on April 28, 1832 in Durham County,England, died on April 8, 1911 in Pleasant View, Illinois. He was marriedto Elizabeth Vance who died on November 27, 1898, and they had five children.I am wanting information on John’s Mother and Father and brothers and sisters,but any all information will be very much appreciated.
BudPilgrim Sun, 08 Nov 1998 04:46:31
Looking for informationon Martin Pilgrim & Henry Edward Pilgrim. Henry was reported to havebeen born April 10, 1867 in Schuyler county.
TiffanyLuchetta Wed, 11 Nov 1998 23:55:18 EST
I am looking for informationon Richard Edmond Hockings and his wife Eliza Emily Smith. Eliza was bornin Pike co. 1836 and married there to Richard April 23, 1857. I have adeath date for Eliza Hockings in Rushville, Schulyer co., Illinois, July9, 1909. I would like to find out if they had children and where they areburied.
RDerry Sun, 22 Nov 1998 21:29:20
Bessie ENGLE b. 21 apr..1894 d. 7 may 1947 m. 10 Oct. 1911 to Samuel DERRY OF Ray IL. Need to knowif bessie’s father was Charles CARNAHAN, if so when and where did he marryMary ENGLE. Also where did Bessie and Samuel get married
JanetHumphrey Sat, 28 Nov 1998 22:14:08
I am looking for informationon one Daniel Pierce, no middle name or initial, born 2-15-1858 in SchulyerCounty. He marries Mary Matilda Kerr on 10-6-1881. She was born 11-3-1858in Danhue County.
JoyceWillhoit Wed, 02 Dec 1998 09:54:32
Seeking information on LevenT. GREENE and his wife, Mary STEWART, in Schuyler County. Their dau, MaryGREENE, m. Arany Shasteen SALLEE (1811-1862) in 1829 in Schuyler County.
kenyontweedell Thu, 03 Dec 1998 09:58:25
Seeking birth record ofGorda Mae (May) Kirkham, born on a farm in Schuyer County c.1874. Father:Silas Kirkham mother: ?
Jimand Beth Little Thu, 10 Dec 1998 23:07:07
We are looking for thesefamilies who were in this area around 1854-1880. William M. LITTLE marriedSusan Alice SPIEGEL(al)(le) in Illinois and their oldest son, Bert Mark,was born in Birmingham on 10-26-1878. William was born in MO 11-13-1857,Susan was born in IL on 05-23-1854; the Spiegel family could have beenin that area for some time. Both sets of their parents were from Kentucky.Information appreciated.
CarolynS Price Sun, 6 Dec 1998 19:45:03
My Father and I are researchingthe ROBERTS family. We are looking for ELZA ROBERTS b. 02-04-1871, SchuylerCo., ILL, son of JOHN FLEMING ROBERTS and MARY JANE PEACOCK. Any informationwould be greatly appreciated. ELZA moved to Southeastern Kansas when hewas about 15 years old. Did the whole family move? ANY information on thesethree people or other relatives would be greatly appreciated.
Daveand JoAnn Loudon Tue, 15 Dec 1998 18:32:24
Researching Gillenwaters,Pleasant, James, Lewis, David, Mary, Joseph, Henry, Fields, Amanda, John.All children were born in Schuyler County between 1840 to 1851. MarthaHuff married Pleasant Gillenwaters February 12, 1839 in Schuyler County.
PatSmith Fri, 18 Dec 1998 06:28:54
I am looking for informationon Thomas Kenneday who purchased land in Schuyler Co. in 1817. Would anyonehave anything on him. I am trying to connect him with Sherwood Kennedaywho was living in Schuyler from late 1830’s to 1850’s.
AbigailVargasSat, 19 Dec 1998 22:26:44
I am looking for informationon the LANSDON family which resided in Birmingham Twp, Schuyler Co., IL.Zachariah Lansdon purchased land in the federal sale of 1837. He movedhis family from Russellville, Logan Co., KY. He had a total of 10 children.His wife was Frances HAMBLETON / HAMILTON. Both were born in Virginia.I have not been able to prove that William, James and Richard LANSDON arethe sons of Zachariah Lansdon. My line moves through James. His other childrenwere:
Elizabeth Lansdon marriedJohn Decamp
Lafayette Lansdon marriedLucinda Ivers (Idaho)
Henry Lansdon married AtalantaEwing (Kansas)
Any information on thisfamily or other Lansdons would be greatly appreciated.
WesleyBradley Thu, 24 Dec 1998 22:15:07
Looking for informationon Joseph Lowder. He was born 1812 in Kentucky don’t know where he died.His wife Sarah Goble born 1806 Virginia. Died 1868 SCHUYLER County, Illinois.They were married in Morgan county, Indiana. Their fifth and sixth childwas born in Illinois. Maybe Schuyler County. Hope this is enough.
LisaHarley Sun, 27 Dec 1998 16:26:32 EST
Looking for informationabout Shubel (Shobel) CHIPMAN youngest child of Jesse and Harriet Chipman.There is a listing for a Shobel Chitman serving in the 2nd IL Cavalry duringthe Civil War which I believe is him.
LisaHarley Sun, 27 Dec 1998 16:26:32 EST
Looking for informationabout a W. LARASH. He ran a Schuyler Co. newspaper in the late 1800’s.He was married to a daughter of Col. Leonidas HORNEY and had at least oneson, Leonidas Horney LARASH. Am looking for more info on ancestry and otherdescendants.