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(Source: COMPREHENSIVE INDEX of the BIOGRAPHY OF THE
PIONEERS OF EDGAR AND VERMILION COUNTIES, ILLINOIS (Originally Published in 1889)
© 2012 Norma Ewing: All rights reserved.

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Abbott, Charles L. 288, 289. s/o Wilson Abbott and Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott. Charles was a farmer.

(Abbott), Cyrena Bell. 288, 289 d/o Wilson Abbott and Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott. Lived with her brother, Franklin Emmet Abbott, their sister, Mary Luella (Abbott); later, their mother, Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott, joined them.

(Abbott), Frances Evelyn Davis. 288, 289. d/o Wilson Abbott and Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott. w/o Martin Davis.

Abbott, Franklin Emmet. Bio 288, 289. b.1859. s/o Wilson Abbott and Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott. A single man, Franklin came to Illinois at age 6, in 1865. He shared his home with sisters Cyrena Bell (Abbott) and Mary Luella (Abbott), who tended to the house. His mother, Sarah, also lived with Franklin after Wilson, their husband/father, died. Sarah died in Franklin's home in 1886, age 52.

(Abbott), Isadora Albertine Trueheart. 288, 289. d/o Wilson Abbott and Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott. w/o William Trueheart.

Abbott, James L. 288, 289. s/o Wilson Abbott and Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott. h/o Maggie (Schoolcraft) Abbott.

(Abbott), Mary Luella. 288, 289. d/o Wilson Abbott and Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott. Mary lived with her brother, Franklin Emmet Abbott, their sister, Cyrena Bell (Abbott), and later their mother, Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott, joined them.

Abbott, Wilson. 288, 289. b1831. d1883/52. h/o Sarah J. (Brown) Abbott. f/o Frances Evelyn (Abbott) Davis; James L. Abbott; Franklin E. Abbott, Bio 288, 289; Isadora Albertine (Abbott) Trueheart; Mary Luella (Abbott), Cyrena Bell (Abbott), Charles L. Abbott. Wilson was a farmer.

Ackers, John. 707, 708. h/o Susan (Kanneer) Ackers. f/o 11 children, including Lucretia (Ackers) Shaw, the 7th born.

(Ackers), Lucretia Shaw. 707, 708. d/o John Ackers and Susan (Kanneer) Ackers. w/o Squire Stephen S. Shaw. m/o Russel Shaw; Charles P. Shaw; Freddie Shaw, died as an infant; Jennie B. (Shaw). Lucretia was a small child when she came to Illinois.

Acree, J. 732. h/o Sarah D. (Church) Acree.

Acree, Joel. 432, 433. d. 1880. h/o Elvessa (Yount) Acree. f/o Mary C. (Acree) Taylor.

(Acree), Mary C. Taylor. 432, 433. b. 1848. d/o Joel Acree and Elvessa (Yount) Acree. w/o Thomas A Taylor, Jr. m/o 12 children, 10 living: Clemmet Taylor; Gailen H. Taylor; Elvessa (Taylor); Joel Taylor; Benjamin Taylor; Robert Taylor; Maggie (Taylor); Lois (Taylor); Whittier Taylor; Catherine (Taylor).

Acree, Wallace. 388, 389. h/o Linnia I. (Voorhes) Acree.

Acord, (g/n/u). 868, 869. f/o Lydia (Acord) Coffman. Mr. Acord fought in the Revolutionary War; see for description of wound, and recovery. Later, he was a U. S Surveyor connected with the Corps of Surveyors in Tennessee.

(Acord), Lydia Coffman. 868, 869. d. 1871. d/o (g/n/u) Acord of Revolutionary War, and surveyor. w/o William Coffman. m/o 12 children, all living, including 7th born Daniel A. Coffman.

(Adams), Amanda Makemson. 583. d/o Samuel Adams and Nancy (m/n/u) Adams. w/o John Makemson. m/o William T. Makemson; Hanna (Makemson) Leonard; Nancy (Makemson) Clapp; Arena P. (Makemson) Phillips; Perry Makemson. (Adams), America. 971, 972. d/o Arnold P. Adams and second wife, Mary J. (Vice) Adams.

(Adams), Anna. 971, 972. Deceased. d/o Arnold P. Adams and second wife, Mary J. (Vice) Adams.

(Adams), Anna Conklin. 201. d/o Ellis Adams and Amanda R. (King) Adams. w/o Stanley Conklin. m/o 2 children.

Adams, Anson. 992, 993. First husband of Rosanna E. (House) Adams Rowe. f/o 4 children, only survivor Nellie (Adams) White.

Adams, Arnold P. Bio 971, 972. b.1837. s/o James Adams and Letitia (Cannon) Adams. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Eliza (Legg) Adams. Died 1868. m/o Letitia (Adams) Sowers.(Wife #2) Mary J. (Vice) Adams. m/o Anna (Adams), deceased; Vara (Adams); George T. Adams; twin of George, died in infancy; America (Adams); Horace H. Adams; Estella (Adams); Caroline) Adams) In 1854, a year after Arnold's mother died, father James left Pennsylvania and took his family first to Perry County, Ohio, then later to Edgar Township in Edgar County; there, they farmed on rented land. (Note: Information unclear on dates of moves from Pennsylvania, to Ohio, then to Illinois). Father James died in 1858 when Arnold was 21. Arnold then worked out by the month until the Civil War began. He served in Co. D, 25th Illinois Infantry, beginning as a Private, eventually rising to First Lieutenant. Arnold served 3 years, was hit twice but not disabled until a third hit struck his left hand at Kennesaw Mountain, and disabled him. He returned to farm his 60 acres.

(Adams), Caroline. 971, 972. d/o Arnold P. Adams and second wife Mary J. (Vice) Adams.

Adams, D. P. 606, 607. h/o Louisa (Owen) Adams.

Adams, Ellis. Bio 200, 201. b. 1817. s/o Joseph Adams and Martha (Post) Adams. h/o Amanda R. (King) Adams. f/o Frank Adams (Frank died leaving 2 children); Anna (Adams) Conklin; George C. Adams. Ellis began his career at age 14 by working as a clerk in a store. In 1857 Ellis turned to farming in Vermilion County, and also continued in merchandising.

(Adams), Estella. 971, 972. d/o Arnold P. Adams and second wife Mary J. (Vice) Adams.

Adams, Frank. 201. s/o Ellis Adams and Amanda R. (King) Adams. Frank died leaving 2 children.

Adams, Franklin. 317, 318. h/o Jerusha (Price) Adams. f/o John L. Adams, William Adams, Samuel Adams.

Adams, George C. 200, 201. s/o Ellis Adams and Amanda R. (King) Adams. h/o Nellie (Catlett) Adams. f/o 2 children.

Adams, George T. 971, 972. s/o Arnold P. Adams and second wife Mary J. (Vice) Adams. Note: George had a twin brother who died in infancy.

(Adams), Hester McKee. 418, 419, 420. b.1785. d.1866/81. w/o William McKee. m/o Mary (McKee) Martin.

Adams, Horace H. 971, 972. s/o Arnold P. Adams and second wife Mary J. (Vice) Adams.

Adams, James. 971, 972. Died 1858. s/o Weldon Adams. h/o Letitia (Cannon) Adams. f/o 13 children, including 6th born Arnold P. Adams. In 1852, a year after wife Letitia died, James and his children left Pennsylvania for Perry County, Ohio, traveling overland by teams. In 1854, they moved to Edgar Township in Edgar County and farmed on rented land.

Adams, James R. 226, 227. h/o Ellen F. (Butler) Adams. James was a farmer in Georgetown.

(Adams), Jane Owen. 606, 607. w/o Vincent Owen. m/o 9 children, only two living: Alexander D. Owen, Bio 606, 607; Louisa (Owen) Adams. Three sons were in the Union Army. One died in Tennessee. Two sons died after the war, in Ohio and West Virginia.

Adams, John L. 317, 318. s/o Franklin Adams and Jerusha (Price) Adams.

Adams, Joseph. 201 d.1845. h/o Martha (Post) Adams. f/o 11 children, including Ellis Adams, the father of Joseph Adams who was a judge in New Jersey.

(Adams), Letitia Sowers. 971, 972. d/o Arnold P. Adams and first wife, Eliza (Legg) Adams. Resident of Bruelett Township.

(Adams), Nellie White. 993. d/o Anson Adams and Rosanna E. (House) Adams Rowe. w/o Randolph White. m/o Harriett (White); Randolph White.

Adams, Perry. 669, 670. h/o Martha (Current) Adams, deceased before 1889.

Adams, Samuel. 317, 318 s/o Franklin Adams and Jerusha (Price) Adams.

Adams, Samuel. 583. h/o Nancy (m/n/u) Adams. f/o Amanda (Adams) Makemson.

(Adams), Vara. 971, 972. d/o Arnold P. Adams and second wife Mary J. (Vice) Adams.

Adams, Weldon. 971, 972. f/o James Adams, grandfather of Arnold Adams.

Adams, William. 317, 318 s/o Franklin Adams and Jerusha (Price) Adams.

Adamson, E. 1051, 1052, 1053. h/o Mary B. (Porter) Adamson. Residents of Rosedale, Indiana, where E. worked for a railroad company.

Agey, Joe 546, 546. With Ed Randal, Joe hired Jacob Fultz to drive a team from Springfield, Illinois, to Kansas, shortly before the Civil War.

(Aiken), Elizabeth Brown. 1010, 1011, 1012. w/o Jonathan W. Brown. m/o 7 children, Harriet E. (Brown) Nay being the youngest, and only child to survive.

Akers, (g/n/u). 258, 259 f/o Anna (Akers) Southworth. Mr. Akers was from England. He died when Anna was quite young. (Akers), Anna Southworth. 258, 259. d/o (g/n/u) Akers, from England, who died when Anna was quite young. w/o John R. Southworth. m/o Addie (Southworth); Julia (Southworth); Frank Southworth; Lehmond Southworth; John J. Southworth; Lillie (Southworth).

(Albertson), Elizabeth Jeter Yearling. 1053, 1054. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) William Jeter. Elizabeth was an orphan, raised by Quakers; when Elizabeth married William, a Roman Catholic, she was expelled by the Quakers. William died at age 27 leaving her alone with the care of four children. She taught in Indiana to support the children. See Bio of youngest son, George M. Jeter, Sr., 1053, 1054. (Husband #2) (g/n/u) Yearling of Columbus, Texas.

Albright, Aaron J. K. 761, 762. s/o Alanson N. Albright and Athinda (Groves) Albright.

Albright, Alanson N. Bio 761, 762. b.1824. s/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright. Husband of three women (Wife #1) Jane Beevens) Albright. d.1859. (Wife #2) Ama (Plevins) Albright. m/o Hannah Jane Albright. (Wife #3) Athinda (Groves) Albright. m/o Susan (Albright) Braden; George W. D. Albright; Mary E. C. (Albright); Frederick R. Albright; Charles P. Albright; Aaron J. K. Albright; Laura A. M. (Albright). Alanson was 15 when his father moved to Indiana. At age 19 in 1843, Alanson herded and drove cattle in Vermilion County, and also drove cattle from Indiana to Eastern markets. He raised and sold stock, and owned 100 acres in Ross Township. He named Beancreek.

(Albright), Betsy. 761, 762. d/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright.

Albright, Charles P. 761, 762 s/o Alanson N. Albright and Athinda (Groves) Albright.

Albright, David. 761, 762; 314, 317. s/o George Albright, Jr. and Barbara (Cradlebaugh) Albright. h/o Phebe (Newman) Albright. f/o 9 children: Samuel Albright, Bio 314, 317; Betsy (Albright); Hannah (Albright); Alanson N. Albright, Bio 761, 762; Louis Albright; Jackson Albright; Polly (Albright); Oliver P. Allbright; Frederick Albright. In 1796, David turned down his father's farm, preferring to go to Virginia as a distiller. After two years, he sold his land for a mare, a cow, and $25. In 1840 he moved to Indiana.

(Albright), Elizabeth Tilton. 762, 763. w/o G. Wilse Tilton. m/o Charles Virgil Tilton; Elsie Venus (Tilton) McGregor; Bertie Victor Tilton.

Albright, Frederick. 761, 762. s/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright.

Albright, Frederick R. 761, 762. s/o Alanson N. Albright and Athinda (Groves) Albright.

Albright, George Sr. 761, 762. Born in Switzerland. f/o George Albright, Jr. and Jacob Albright, both sons emigrated to America.

Albright, George, Jr. 761, 762. Lived 90 years. s/o George Albright Sr. h/o Barbara (Cradlebaugh) Albert. f/o David Albright. George and brother Jacob left Switzerland, probably ran away from home together. They were just boys and sold themselves to a Pennsylvania farmer, Mr. Grube, for 3 years to pay for their passage across the ocean. George served in the Revolutionary War for 7 years under Gen. Anthony Wayne. George was awarded 610 acres of Ohio territory, now the site of Columbus.

Albright, George W. D. 761, 762. s/o Alanson N. Albright and Athinda (Groves) Albright.

(Albright), Hannah. 761, 762. d/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright.

(Albright), Hannah J. 761, 762. d/o Alanson N. Albright and Ama (Plevins) Albright.

Albright, Jackson. 761, 762. s/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright.

Albright, Jacob. 761, 762. s/o George Albright Sr. Jacob and brother George left Switzerland, probably ran away from home together. They were just boys and sold themselves to a Pennsylvania farmer, Mr. Grube, for 3 years to pay for their passage across the ocean. George and Jacob served in the Revolutionary War. Jacob settled in Pennsylvania and organized the Albright Church.

Albright, John M. 314, 317. s/o Samuel Albright and Clemeney (Morris) Albright.

(Albright), Laura A. M. 761, 762. d/o Alanson N. Albright and Athinda (Groves) Albright.

(Albright), Lilly Belle. 314, 317 d/o Samuel Albright and Mary M. (Davis) Albright.

Albright, Louis. 761, 762. s/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright.

(Albright), Mary E. C. 761, 762. d/o Alanson N. Albright and Athinda (Groves) Albright.

(Albright), Mary Ellen McMurtrie. 313, 317. d/o Samuel Albright and Clemeney (Morris) Albright. w/o William McMurtrie. m/o 4.

Albright, Oliver P. 761, 762. s/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright.

(Albright), Orrie Lulu Cunningham. 313, 317 b.1836 d/o Samuel Albright and Mary M. (Davis) Albright. w/o William Cunningham.

(Albright), Polly. 761, 762. d/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright.

Albright, Samuel. Bio 314, 317. 761, 762. b.1816. s/o David Albright and Phebe (Newman) Albright. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Clemeney (Morris) Albright, m/o John M. Albright; Mary Ellen (Albright) McMurtrie. (Wife #2) Mary M. (Davis) Albright. m/o Orrie Lulu (Albright) Cunningham; Lilly Belle (Albright). Began farming in 1855, built a windmill and artesian well. Raised cattle, horses. Rented home in 1886 and retired. Justice of the Peace, school director, etc.

(Albright), Susan Braden. 761, 762 d/o Alanson N. Albright and Athinda (Groves) Albright. w/o W. R. Braden.

(Aldermon), Martha Williams. Bio 352, 353. w/o Eli Williams. m/o 10 children, only survivor, 3rd born Truman Williams.

(Aldridge) Lucy Skeeters. 959, 960, 961. w/o James Skeeters. m/o William Skeeters; Joseph Skeeters; Lucy (Skeeters); Elizabeth (Skeeters); Martha (Skeeters); Louisa (Skeeters); Greenbury W. Skeeters. Deceased children: James H., Mary, Daniel P., Willlis R., Nancy.

Alexander Family: The family came from Ireland before the Revolution. Six Alexanders signed the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.

(Alexander), Angeline M. McMillin. 808, 809, 810. d/o Gen. Milton K. Alexander and Mary (Shields) Alexander. w/o Dr. U. G. McMillin, deceased before 1889. Angeline lived with her sister, Jane, in their old family home.

Alexander, Francis Marion. Bio 467, 468. b.1834. s/o Robert Alexander and Margaret (Hawkins) Alexander. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Elizabeth (McCorkle) Alexander. m/o Mary E. (Alexander) Girard; Martha E. (Alexander) McMillan; Matilda A. (Alexander) Parker; Margaret E. (Alexander) Beebe; Minnie D. (Alexander. (Unknown why all given names began with "M.") (Wife #2) Mary E. (Parker) Alexander. Francis was named after General Francis Marion, a relative on his mother's side of the family. After his father died, Francis lived with his sister, Martha Ann (Alexander) Stevens and her husband, William T. Stevens. He worked on a farm, then rented land. He married Elizabeth at age 22. He went into merchandising in Westville, then turned to farming on 80 acres in Georgetown Township.

Alexander, Frank R. 873, 874, 877. s/o Hon. Washington Alexander and Sarah (Young) Alexander.

(Alexander), Gertrude Ross. 808, 809, 810. Died 1871. d/o Gen. Milton K. Alexander and Mary (Shields) Alexander. w/o J. A. Ross.

(Alexander), Hester. 467, 468. d/o Robert Alexander and Margaret (Hawkins) Alexander.

Alexander, J. J. 637, 638, 639. First husband of Rosanna (Coleman) Alexander Oakwood.

Alexander, J. Washington S.(correct) 808, 809, 810. s/o Gen. Milton K. Alexander and Mary (Shields) Alexander. f/o one child. He served as Colonel of the 21st Illinois Infantry, but died at Chickamauga.

(Alexander), Jacintha A. Judson. 808, 809, 810. d/o Gen. Milton K. Alexander and Mary (Shields) Alexander. w/o Willett H. Judson, of Paris, Illinois, formerly of Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Alexander, James. 467, 468. s/o Robert Alexander and Margaret (Hawkins) Alexander.

Alexander, James C. 808, 809, 810. s/o Gen. Milton Alexander and Barbara (King) Alexander. James contracted a disease while serving in the Union Army, and died.

(Alexander), Jane C. Tenbrook. 1058, 1059. 808, 809, 810. b.1820. d/o Gen. Milton K. Alexander and Mary (Shields) Alexander. w/o Dr. John Tenbrook. m/o six children, two living: Nellie (Tenbrook) Bird; Dollie T. (Tenbrook) Jones. Deceased children: John, Nettie, Zachary, Elizabeth. Jane's home, the oldest home in Paris, Illinois, was where she met and married John, and later became their home.

(Alexander), Jennie Pate. 381, 382. w/o Asa Pate.

Alexander, John. 467, 468. s/o Robert Alexander and Margaret (Hawkins) Alexander.

Alexander, John B. 808, 809, 810. 873, 874, 875. b.1765. d.1850/85. h/o Barbara (King) Alexander. f/o 12 children, including 5th born Gen. Milton K. Alexander, and 11th born Honorable Washington Alexander, Bio 873, 874, 877. In 1804, John left North Carolina and moved to Tennessee. See for moves of 1811, 1818, 1820, and a move to Edgar County by prairie schooner. Henry Johnson was the only neighbor, arriving two months before the Alexanders. After a series of more moves, John went to Danville. See for community service, such as first postmaster of Paris, Illinois.

Alexander, John C. 808, 809, 810. Son of Gen. Milton K. Alexander and Mary (Shields) Alexander. Died 1865 from disease.

(Alexander), Lucy A. Lamon. 808, 809, 810. d/o Gen. Milton K. Alexander and Mary (Shields) Alexander. w/o R. Bruce Lamon.

(Alexander), Margaret E. Beebe. 467, 468. d/o Francis Marion Alexander and first wife Elizabeth (McCorkle) Alexander.

(Alexander), Martha E. McMillan. 467, 468. d/o Francis Marion Alexander and first wife Elizabeth (McCorkle) Alexander.

(Alexander), Martha Ann Stevens 467, 468. 609, 610. d/o Robert Alexander and Margaret (Hawkins) Alexander. First wife of William T. Stevens.

(Alexander), Mary Cunningham, 382, 383. w/o Hezekiah Cunningham. m/o Sarah M. (Cunningham) Davis.

(Alexander), Mary E. Girard. 467, 468. d/o Francis Marion Alexander and first wife Elizabeth (McCorkle) Alexander.

(Alexander), Mary Goodwine. 207 First wife of John Goodwine m/o Annie (Goodwine).

(Alexander), Mary E. Payne. 808, 809, 810. d/o Gen. Milton K. Alexander and Mary (Shields) Alexander. w/o Fleming R. Payne, formerly a practicing physician of Marshall, Illinois

(Alexander), Matilda A. Parker. 467, 468. d/o Francis Marion Alexander and first wife Elizabeth (McCorkle) Alexander.

Alexander, Gen. Milton K. Bio 808, 809, 810. 1058, 1059. b.1796. d.1856/65. s/o John B. Alexander and Barbara (King) Alexander. h/o Mary (Shields) Alexander. f/o J. Washington S. Alexander; James C. Alexander, deceased; Gertrude (Alexander) Ross, deceased; Jane C. (Alexander) Tenbrook; Angeline M. (Alexander) McMillin; Mary E. (Alexander) Payne; Jacintha A. (Alexander) Judson; Lucy A. (Alexander) Lamon. In the War of 1812, Milton served with the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers as a 1st Lt. under the direct command of Gen. Jackson, until the taking of Pensacola in 1814. Milton contracted a disease in the Everglades. He went to Illinois 3 years after his father and family arrived there. November 1823, he was in the mercantile business in Paris. He was postmaster for 25 years, replacing his father who was the first postmaster. See for military service as Col. of the 19th Illinois, before the Black Hawk War. He served as Brigadier General of the 2nd Brigade of Illinois Volunteers. See for important state appointments. Milton built a log cabin, one end for the family dwelling, part for a store, and post office. After the Black Hawk War, he built the first brick residence in Paris, later occupied by his daughter, Jane C. (Alexander) Tenbrook and her husband, Dr. John Tenbrook. It was then the oldest house in the city.

(Alexander), Minnie D. 467, 468. d/o Francis Marion Alexander and first wife Elizabeth (McCorkle) Alexander.

(Alexander), Ravilla C. 873, 874, 877. d/o Hon. Washington Alexander and Sarah (Young) Alexander.

(Alexander), Rebecca 467, 468. d/o Robert Alexander and Margaret (Hawkins) Alexander.

Alexander, Robert 467, 468 d. age 55. h/o Margaret (Hawkins) Alexander. f/o James Alexander; William Alexander; John Alexander; Francis Marion Alexander; Hester (Alexander); Rebecca (Alexander); Martha Ann (Alexander) Stevens.

Alexander, Hon. Washington. Bio 873, 874, 877. b.1808. s/o John B. Alexander and Barbara (King) Alexander. h/o Sarah (Young) Alexander. f/o 5 children, 2 living: Ravilla C. (Alexander); Frank R. Alexander. Washington was 12 when the family left Alabama; he arrived in Edgar County by prairie schooner. In 1834, at age 26, he began selling goods in Georgetown. He next moved to Paris, Illinois, to enter in general merchandise with his brother, Gen. Milton K. Alexander. The post office was connected to the store, and mail (about 12 letters) arrived every 2 weeks. Postage ranged from 6-1/4 cents to 25 cents. Washington served in the Black Hawk War. See for service record. In 1833 with brother-in-law Col. I. R. Moores, he rode on horseback to Philadelphia, then to New York by railroad to buy supplies. In March, 1850, he crossed the plains with an ox team, arriving in Placerville, California, in August, returning home in 1854 by the Isthmus and New York. On Alexander's Addition, Lincoln and others spoke.

Alexander, William. 467, 468. s/o Robert Alexander and Margaret (Hawkins) Alexander.

Alison, James. 721, 722. Second Husband of Isabelle (Armstrong) Lamb, Alison.

Allen, (g/n/u). 276, 277. Grandfather of George Allen, Sr., great grandfather of George Allen, Jr. Noted for his size, he was 6'5" tall, with a 1 yard span from shoulder to shoulder. He was a tenant farmer in England.

Allen, Allen A. 847, 848. s/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's second wife, Mary (Appleby) Allen.

Allen, Allison. 783, 784. Died 1854. First husband of Margaret (Fleming) Allen Cooper. f/o Robert Allen; Mary A. (Allen) Smith. Allison worked as a clerk and in a sawmill.

Allen, Alonso S. 847, 848. s/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's first wife Nancy H. (Hudson) Allen. Alonso was killed by an explosion on the railroad.

Allen, Artie. 847, 848. s/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's second wife, Mary (Appleby) Allen.

Allen, Asaph. 700, 701. Died age 83. h/o Sarah (McCloud) Allen. f/o William I. Allen, Bio 700, 701. Born in Massachusetts, but reared in Vermont. The next moves were to Ohio, and Madison County.

Allen, Benjamin, Sr. 847, 848. h/o Mary (Ross) Allen. f/o 7 children, including the first white child born in Meade County: Marshall Allen; James Allen; Hardin Allen; Benjamin Allen, Jr. Bio 847, 848; Delilah H. (Allen). Sarah (Allen) and Mary (Allen) are deceased. Benjamin left Pennsylvania and moved to Kentucky when he was young. He enlisted in the War of 1812, but sent a substitute because his 640 acre plantation and his slaves needed his supervision. At one time, when he had business in New Orleans, he traveled on foot. Later, he became the principal stockholder in the first steamer on the river between Louisville and Crescent City. He moved to Illinois in 1825, and was very wealthy.

Allen, Benjamin, Jr. Portrait 846. Bio 847, 848. b.1814. s/o Benjamin Allen, Sr., and Mary (Ross) Allen. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Nancy H. (Hudson) Allen. m/o Charles A. Allen; Alonso S. Allen; Luella (Allen) Lee; Della (Allen) Crawford; Emma (Allen) Morton; Benjamin W. Allen; Sarah (Allen) died in infancy; Jennie H. (Allen). (Wife #2) Mary (Appleby) Allen. m/o Edward G. Allen; Artie Allen; Jesse B. Allen; Essie M. (Allen); Freddie Allen; Allen A. Allen. Benjamin was 11 years old when he came to Illinois in 1825 with his parents. They settled on 307 acres in Stratton Township, farming, raising livestock, and operating a steam sawmill. See for public offices. Benjamin was an early wolf scalper. At 19, he began flat boating until 1850, when he married.

Allen, Benjamin W. 847, 848. s/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's first wife Nancy H. (Hudson) Allen. A resident of Tennessee, Benjamin was engaged in business connected with the river and harbor.

Allen, Hon. Charles A. Bio 222, 225, and Bio 741. 700, 701. b.1851, or 1854. s/o William I. Allen and Emily (Newell) Allen, Bio 700, 701. h/o Mary (Thompson) Allen. f/o John N. Allen and Lawrence T. Allen. See both Bios for details of politics, career as an attorney, and real estate including his 1,200 acres.

Allen, Charles A. 847, 848. s/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's first wife Nancy H. (Hudson) Allen. A resident of Galion Ohio, Charles was superintendent of railroad construction.

Allen, Clyde H. 700, 701. s/o William I. Allen and Emily (Newell) Allen.

Allen, C. N. 701, 702. Publisher of the Sentinel in Cadiz, Ohio. Uncle and employer of William Fleming, Bio 701, 702.

(Allen), Delilah H. 847, 848. d/o Benjamin Allen, Sr., and Mary (Ross) Allen. Resident of Kentucky.

(Allen), Della Crawford. 847, 848. d/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's first wife Nancy H. (Hudson) Allen. w/o Thomas J. Crawford.

Allen, Edward G. 847, 848. s/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's second wife, Mary (Appleby) Allen.

(Allen), Elizabeth. 276, 277 d/o George Allen, Jr., and Ann Elizabeth (Ellsmore) Allen of England. Born in America after the family arrived in 1879.

(Allen), Emily N. 700, 701. d/o William I. Allen and Emily (Newell) Allen.

(Allen), Emily Snyder McBroom. 217. b.1818. d/o Judge William Allen and Susan (Spurgeon) Allen; Emily was the 6th of 10 children. Wife of two men (Husband #1) Jacob Snyder, died before 1829, f/o four children: Sarah (Snyder) Schocky; Susan (Snyder); Ivea Ann (Snyder); Amanda M. (Snyder). (Husband #2) Third wife of William McBroom, f/o Phoebe E. (McBroom); Alfred McBroom; Franklin McBroom, died before 1889.; Josephine (McBroom); William McBroom; Eddie J. McBroom.

(Allen), Emma Morton. 847, 848. d/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's first wife Nancy H. (Hudson) Allen. w/o Benjamin Morton.

(Allen), Essie M. 847, 848. d/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's second wife, Mary (Appleby) Allen.

(Allen), Florence. 276, 277. d/o George Allen, Jr., and Ann Elizabeth (Ellsmore) Allen. Born in England before the Allen family arrived in America in 1879.

Allen, Freddie. 847, 848. s/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's second wife, Mary (Appleby) Allen.

Allen, Frederick C. 276, 277 s/o George Allen, Jr., and Ann Elizabeth (Ellsmore) Allen of England. Born in America after the family arrived in 1879.

Allen, George. 276, 277. s/o George Allen, Jr., and Ann Elizabeth (Ellsmore) Allen. Born in England before the family arrived in America in 1879.

Allen, George, Sr. 276, 277. b.1827. d.1889/62. Born in England. s/o (g/n/u) Allen (see), h/o Elizabeth (Turner) Allen. f/o George Allen Jr., Bio 276, 277; Robert H. Allen; Mary Ann (Allen) Ebbern; Harry Allen. For 35 years, a leading breeder of Bate Short-horn cattle and Shropshire sheep in both Europe and America. Partner in George Allen & Son (see George, Jr.) Served in English cavalry, and, "for years was distinguished as one of the finest appearing soldiers in the British Army." Exhibited sheep in St. Louis in 1871. Moved to America in 1879. 277 is list of livestock "genealogies"

Allen, George Jr. Bio 276, 277. b.1848 in England. s/o George Allen, Sr., and Elizabeth (Turner) Allen. h/o Ann Elizabeth (Ellsmore) Allen. f/o two born in England before 1879: George Allen and Florence (Allen). Four born in America after 1879: Frederick C. Allen; William Allen; Elizabeth (Allen); and Harry Allen. Beginning at age 12, George showed sheep so successfully that in 1879, George, his father George Sr., and entire family moved to the US. George had 100 heads of Shropshire sheep, 22 Bate Short horn cattle, and English Shire horses on his 960 acres. Proprietor of Shropshire Park. Resident of Allentown, Illinois

Allen, Hardin. 847, 848. Died in Kansas before 1889. s/o Benjamin Allen, Sr., and Mary (Ross) Allen.

Allen, Harry. 276, 277. s/o George Allen, Sr., and Elizabeth (Turner) Allen. Harry was the executor of the family estate, and of George Allen & Son business.

Allen, Harry. 276, 277. s/o George Allen, Jr., and Ann Elizabeth (Ellsmore) Allen of England. Born in America after the family arrived in 1879.

Allen, Hugh A. 700, 701. s/o William I. Allen and Emily (Newell) Allen. Resident of Nebraska.

(Allen), Ida. 1071, 1072. d/o John Allen, Jr. and Jenny (Burton) Allen.

(Allen) Ivea Taylor. 432, 433. w/o Thomas A. Taylor, Sr. m/o 8 children, including Ivea E. (Taylor) Newlin, 616, 617, 618; and 7th born Thomas A. Taylor. After the death of husband Thomas in 1876, Ivea made her home with her daughter, "Mrs. Smith."

Allen, James. 847, 848. Died at age 60. s/o Benjamin Allen, Sr., and Mary (Ross) Allen.

(Allen), Jennie H. 847, 848. d/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's first wife Nancy H. (Hudson) Allen. Jennie lived in Chicago.

Allen, Jesse B. 847, 848. s/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's second wife, Mary (Appleby) Allen.

Allen, John, Jr. Bio 1071, 1072. b.1845. h/o Jenny (Burton) Allen. f/o Mary (Allen), died at 4 years; Zella (Allen); Ida (Allen). John was on his own at age 14, doing farm work for $4 per month until he was 19. He served in Company C, 150th Illinois Infantry. In 1880 he purchased the store and stock of Robert Moseley. He was postmaster and general merchant at Grand View, beginning modestly in 1880. He owned 18 acres near Grand View, and also a home in the village. John witnessed the inauguration of President Harrison in Washington, D. C.

Allen, John N. 222, 225. 741. s/o Hon. Charles A. Allen and Mary (Thompson) Allen.

Allen, Lawrence T. 222, 225. 741. s/o Hon. Charles A. Allen and Mary (Thompson) Allen.

(Allen), Luella Lee. 847, 848. d/o Benjamin Allen Jr. and Benjamin's first wife Nancy H. (Hudson) Allen. w/o William Lee, resident of Puget Sound Washington.

(Allen), Lutitia Stokes. 1064, 1065. w/o John Stokes. m/o 10 children, 6 living: Richard Stokes, Bio 1064, 1065; John W. Stokes; Susan (Stokes); Ellen (Stokes); James Stokes; Alma (Stokes. Deceased: Mary A (Stokes) died as a young woman; Levi Stokes, over age 20.

Allen, Marshall. 847, 848. Son of Benjamin Allen, Sr., and Mary (Ross) Allen. Marshall disappeared after maturity.

(Allen), Martha. 700, 701. Died at age 23. d/o William I. Allen and Emily (Newell) Allen.

(Allen), Martha Shaw. 707, 708. w/o Alex Shaw. m/o 2.

(Allen), Mary. 1071, 1072. d/o John Allen, Jr. and Jenny (Burton) Allen. Died at 4 years.

(Allen), Mary Ann Ebbern 276 Born in England. d/o George Allen, Sr., and Elizabeth (Turner) Allen. w/o Will Ebbern. m/o 4 children. When the Allen family moved to America in 1879, Mary Ann and William remained in England where William was a manufacturer of shoes.

(Allen), Mary A. Smith. 783, 784. d/o Allison Allen and Margaret (Fleming) Allen Cooper. w/o Charles Smith of Rogers Arkansas.

(Allen), Mary Van Brunt. 700, 701. d/o William I. Allen and Emily (Newell) Allen. w/o Thomas Van Brunt.

Allen, Robert. 783, 784. s/o Allison Allen and Margaret (Fleming) Allen Cooper. Robert lived in Indiana.

Allen, Robert H. 276. s/o George Allen, Sr., and Elizabeth (Turner) Allen. Robert was in the mercantile business.

Allen, Stephen. 903, 904, 907. h/o Mary (Ross) Allen; Mary died in 1878 leaving 7 children.

Allen, William. 276, 277 s/o George Allen, Jr., and Ann Elizabeth (Ellsmore) Allen of England. Born in America after the family arrived in 1879.

Allen, William. 417, 418. h/o Susan (Rickart) Allen.

Allen, William I. Bio 700, 701. 222, 225. s/o Asaph Allen and Sarah (McCloud) Allen. h/o Emily (Newell) Allen. f/o Hugh A. Allen; Hon Charles A. Allen, Bio 225 and 741; Mary (Allen) Van Brunt; Emily N. (Allen); Clyde H. Allen; Martha died age 23. William arrived in Illinois and settled in Vermilion County in 1842 in what is now the northwest part of Hoopeston, then raw prairie full of animals. William sometimes counted 60 deer in one herd. (741. He was the first man to settle along the north line of the county.) William farmed in the summer and taught in the winter. He studied and practiced law. He later sold out to Mr. Hoopes and bought 3,200 acres for mostly grazing, some farming. William was offered a Captain's commission in Co. C, 12th Illinois Infantry, but he was disabled. See for movements and real estate deals. He served two terms as County Treasurer. 723 Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000. Note: Philip Jones, 918, 919, purchased "100 acres, part of the old William estate, one of the first improved tracts of land in the Bruellet Township."

Allen, Judge William T, 216, 217. 741. h/o Susan (Spurgeon) Allen. f/o 10 children including Emily (Allen) Snyder McBroom.

(Allen), Zella. 1071, 1072. d/o John Allen, Jr. and Jenny (Burton) Allen.

Allerton, Sam. 285, 286. See William G. Herron for info on Allerton & Herron.

Allhands, Andrew. 692, 693. d.1854. s/o Daniel Allhands. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Margaret (Swank) Allhands. d.1841. m/o Francis M. Allhands. (Wife #2). No name included. Andrew and Margaret settled in a log house. After her death, Andrew moved in 1842 to Danville's future site where he had a double log cabin and 40 acres of cleared land.

Allhands, Daniel. 692, 693. f/o Andrew Allhands. An early pioneer of Butler County Ohio, Daniel moved to Indiana in 1830.

Allhands, Francis M. Bio 692, 693. b.1832. s/o Andrew Allhands and Margaret (Swank) Allhands. h/o Mary J. (Hilliary) Allhands. f/o Orville A. Allhands; Grant W. Allhands; Meltie M. (Allhands); Mabel E. (Allhands). Francis was only 10 when he came to Vermilion County with his father, a year after his mother died. Ambitious at 18, he took a herd of horses and cattle to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and returned with an ox team. He married in 1858 and was a carpenter until 1861 when he joined Co. E, 35th Illinois Infantry. He was severely wounded at Rocky Face Ridge in 1864, resulting in an amputation (limb not identified). He reached home in January 1865, and that spring he was elected Assessor of Catlin Township. In 1866 he moved to Danville where he was elected County Treasurer and served 10 years. Then he served 6-1/2 years as Deputy County Clerk.

Allhands, Grant W. 692, 693. s/o Francis M. Allhands and Mary J. (Hilliary) Allhands.

(Allhands), Mabel E. 692, 693. d/o Francis M. Allhands and Mary J. (Hilliary) Allhands.

(Allhands), Meltie M. 692, 693. d/o Francis M. Allhands and Mary J. (Hilliary) Allhands.

Allhands, Orville A. 692, 693. s/o Francis M. Allhands and Mary J. (Hilliary) Allhands.

Allison, (g/n/u). 644, 645. h/o Hattie (Ball) Allison. f/o 2 children. Formerly of Terra Haute, Mr. Allison was a merchant in Champaign County.

Allison, M. M. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Allison, Otho. 317, 318. h/o Minerva J. (Cazatt) Allison.

(Alsop) (g/n/u) Dunham, 261 d/o David Alsop and Mary (Houser) Alsop. w/o Monroe Dunham. m/o Maude (Dunham). Monroe and Maude were 2 of the 9 people who died in 1881 of chicken pox contracted from a farm laborer on the farm of Monroe's brother, Quincy Dunham; Quincy also died.

Alsop, David. 260, 261. d.1877 h/o Mary (Houser) Alsop. f/o Laura B. (Alsop) Dunham Whitton; (g/n/u) (Alsop) Dunham. David served in Co. F 106th IL Infantry, along with William Dunham, chaplain of the 106th. David's daughter, Laura, married William's son Quincy, and the unnamed daughter married William's son Monroe. Quincy, Monroe, and Monroe's daughter, Maud, were 3 of the 9 people who died in 1881 of chicken pox contracted from a farm laborer on Quincy's farm

(Alsop) Laura B. Dunham Whitton. 260, 261. b.1849. d/o David Alsop and Mary (Houser) Alsop. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Quincy Dunham, f/o Clarence E. Dunham; Mary L. (Dunham; William D. Dunham; Arthur A. Dunham; Pearl E. (Dunham); Grace L.( Dunham). Quincy was one of 9 people who died in 1881 of chicken pox contracted from a farm laborer on Quincy's farm. (Husband #2) Charles E. Whitton, f/o Estella K. (Whitton).

Ambers, William. 1100, 1101. h/o Belle (Poulter) Ambers. Residents of Kansas Township.

Ames, A. L. 530, 531. h/o Urania (Howell) Ames. f/o Ura (Ames) Holton. A. L. lived in California from 1852 to 1859. A. L. was descended from Oliver Ames but no guide to which Oliver Ames, of which there were many.

(Ames), Ura Holton. 530, 531. d/o A. L. Ames and Urania (Howell) Ames. Born in California. w/o Henry Holton M.D. m/o Max Holton; Wade Holton; Dean Holton, died at 5 months.

Amis, Hania Edward. 407, 408. s/o James T. Amis and Nancy (Hessey) Amis.

Amis, James A. 407, 408. s/o James T. Amis and Nancy (Hessey) Amis.

Amis, James T. Portrait 406. Bio 407, 408. b.1834. d.1884/50.[6 Jul 1831-8 Jun 1884; Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum] s/o William Amis and Fanny (Davis) Amis. h/o Nancy (Hessey) Amis. f/o Hania Edward Amis; William D. Amis; James A. Amis; Lizzie Hessey (Amis). James came to Illinois in 1853, and moved to Danville in 1868 In 1883, he built a brick house.

(Amis), Lizzie Hessey 407, 408. d/o James T. Amis and Nancy (Hessey) Amis.

Amis, William. 407, 408. h/o Fanny (Davis) Amis. f/o James T. Amis.

Amis, William D. 407, 408. s/o James T. Amis and Nancy (Hessey) Amis.

Anderson, (g/n/u). 1102, 1103. First husband of Eliza (Payne) Anderson Bolen. f/o Marion Anderson; Anna (Anderson) Fiddler.

(Anderson), Anna Fidler. 1102, 1103. Daughter of (g/n/u) Anderson and Eliza (Payne) Anderson Bolen. w/o Lewis Fiddler.

(Anderson), Elizabeth Pugh. 195, 196. w/o George Pugh, m/o a large family including Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout.

(Anderson) Ella Peirce. 245, 246. b.1848. d/o James Anderson. w/o Hon. William P. Peirce, M.D. m/o William Peirce; James Peirce; Lamartine Peirce; John Logan Peirce.

(Anderson), Isabelle Langley 697, 698. d/o William Anderson and Martha (Warner) Anderson. w/o Casper James Langley. m/o Leona (Langley); Nora (Langley); Margaret (Langley); Hortense (Langley); Roscoe C. Langley; Joseph Langley; Bessie (Langley); James Blaine Langley. Isabelle's father died in 1851; in 1852, mother Martha moved to Indiana, then to Danville with her children. She died in 1877 in Isabelle's home.

Anderson, James. 245, 246. d.1888 f/o Ella (Anderson) Peirce.

(Anderson), Lydia Horney Mendenhall. 648, 649, 650. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) (g/n/u) Horney. f/o Hester, Paris, Deborah, Rhoda, and Anderson, all deceased. (Husband #2) Aaron Mendenhall. f/o John Mendenhall, Bio 648, 649, 650; Aaron Mendenhall, deceased; Lydia (Mendenhall) Beard; Nancy (Mendenhall) Larrance; Elizabeth (Mendenhall) Mills; Richard Mendenhall, died 1889.

Anderson, Marion. 1102, 1103. Son of (g/n/u) Anderson and Eliza (Payne) Anderson Bolen.

(Anderson), Mary Harman. 635, 636, 637. 624, 625. b.1801 d.1875/74. w/o Samuel Harman. m/o Sarah A. (Harman) Gray; Alfred Harman; Elizabeth (Harman); Susan (Harman) Gray; Henry Harman; David Harman; Rebecca (Harman), twin of Mary (Harman); Mary (Harman), twin of Rebecca (Harman); Samuel Harman; Catherine (Harman); Martha (Harman); Emma (Harman).

(Anderson) Melissa Edmonston 658, 661. w/o Archibald Edmonston. m/o Thomas A. Edmonston; Dorothy (Edmonston) Van Duyn; William Edmonston; Leroy T. Edmonston; Melissa (Edmonston).

Anderson, Robert. 639, 640, 643. h/o Elizabeth J. (Barnett) Anderson. The Andersons lived in Kansas.

Anderson, Robert. 1003, 1004. f/o Sapora Ann (Anderson) Perisho. Robert was a resident of Coles County.

(Anderson), Sapora Ann Perisho. 1003, 1004. d.1876. d/o Robert Anderson of Coles County. First wife of James M. Perisho. m/o 5 children, 3 living: Emanuel M. Perisho; Catherine R. (Perisho); Carmelia (Perisho).

Anderson, William. 697, 698. d. 1851. h/o Martha (Warner) Anderson. f/o Isabelle (Anderson) Langley. Of Scotch ancestry, but born in the north of Ireland. William came to America in 1812, settling on a farm in Fulton County New York. 723 Donated $10 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Andrews), Ann Warman. 881, 882. d/o Jacob Andrews and Elizabeth (Tway) Andrews.

Andrews, Dr. Anson 713, 714. f/o Cornelia (Andrews) Honeywell.

(Andrews), Catherine Hendrickson. 881, 882. d/o Jacob Andrews and Elizabeth (Tway) Andrews.

(Andrews), Charity. 684, 685. d/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

(Andrews), Clara Hybarger. 881, 882. d/o Elijah W. Andrews and Elizabeth (Johnson) Andrews. w/o Douglas Hybarger. m/o Floyd Hybarger; Flossie E. (Hybarger) Residents of Buck Township.

(Andrews), Clara M. 881, 882. d/o Francis M. Andrews and Lucy (Crawford) Andrews.

Andrews, Clarence E. 881, 882. s/o Francis M. Andrews and Lucy (Crawford) Andrews.

(Andrews), Cornelia Honeywell 713, 714. b.1829. d/o Dr. Anson Andrews. w/o Alba Honeywell. m/o Estella (Honeywell) Cromer; Emma (Honeywell); Florence Andrews (Honeywell); Lillian Amelia (Honeywell); Sarah Eliza (Honeywell). Cornelia lived in Yates County, New York.

(Andrews), Edna. 881, 882. d/o Francis M. Andrews and Lucy (Crawford) Andrews.

Andrews, Elijah W. 881, 882. b.1819. s/o Jacob Andrews and Elizabeth (Tway) Andrews. h/o Elizabeth (Johnson) Andrews. f/o Francis M. Andrews; Clara (Andrews) Hybarger; Ella (Andrews) McCulley; two sons were listed as running the farm, but names not included. In New Jersey, Elijah learned the carriage and wagon making trade from his father; he made a wagon in Paris, Illinois, that sold for $175 in St. Louis. In 1845, he went to Dayton, Ohio, then in 1854 to Paris, Illinois, in Edgar County. He served in the "sappers & miners" regiment around Cape Girardeau, Missouri. In 1865 he moved to Embarras Township where he owned 200 acres, mostly operated by his sons. Elijah was a writer of prose and poetry, published in the Cincinnati Enquirer under the nom de plume of "Pohuta."

(Andrews), Ella. 684, 685. d/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

(Andrews), Ella McCulley. 881, 882. d/o Elijah W. Andrews and Elizabeth (Johnson) Andrews. w/o Halleck McCulley. m/o Arthur McCulley. Residents of Buck Township.

Andrews, Francis M. 881, 882. s/o Elijah W. Andrews and Elizabeth (Johnson) Andrews. h/o Lucy (Crawford) Andrews. f/o 6 children: Lizzie B. (Andrews); Trevor C. Andrews; Edna (Andrews); Clara M. (Andrews); Clarence E. Andrews; Howard M. Andrews. Resident of Buck Township.

Andrews, Frank. 684, 685. Died in the Army. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

Andrews, Hiram, 684, 685. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews. Andrews, Howard M. 881, 882. s/o Francis M. Andrews and Lucy (Crawford) Andrews.

Andrews, Jacob. 684, 685. b.1799 d.1878/79. h/o Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews. f/o Samuel Andrews; John Andrews; Hiram Andrews; Robert Andrews; St. Clair Andrews; Madison Andrews; Ella (Andrews); Charity (Andrews); Lemon Andrews; Jane (Andrews); Lois (Andrews); Mary E. (Andrews) Kiefer Jackson; Jacob Andrews; Frank Andrews; two girls died as infants. Jacob and Eleanor met and married in Greene County, Pennsylvania, and moved to Ohio.

Andrews, Jacob, 684, 685. Died in the army. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

Andrews, Jacob, 881, 882. h/o Elizabeth (Tway) Andrews. f/o 8 children, 3 living: Ann (Andrews) Warman; Catherine (Andrews) Hendrickson; Elijah W. Andrews. Jacob was a blacksmith in New Jersey, and a carriage and wagon maker.

Andrews), Jane, 684, 685. d/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

Andrews, John, 684, 685. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

Andrews, Lemon, 684, 685. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

(Andrews), Lizzie B. 881, 882. d/o Francis M. Andrews and Lucy (Crawford) Andrews.

(Andrews), Lois, 684, 685. d/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

Andrews, Madison, 684, 685. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

(Andrews), Mary Cunningham 249, 250. w/o James Cunningham. m/o 4 children including 3rd born, William O. Cunningham.

(Andrews), Mary E. Kiefer Jackson, 684, 685. d/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews. Wife of two men. (Husband #1) (g/n/u) Kiefer. (Husband #2) John J. Jackson. f/o Alta Marie (Jackson); Lemon J. Jackson.

Andrews, Robert, 684, 685. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

Andrews, Samuel, 684, 685. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews. 723 Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Andrews, St. Clair, 684, 685. s/o Jacob Andrews and Eleanor (Montgomery) Andrews.

Andrews, Trevor C. 881, 882. s/o Francis M. Andrews and Lucy (Crawford) Andrews.

(Anghum), Alice Condon. 1017, 1018. Born in Ireland. d.1858. w/o Mathew Condon. m/o Patrick Condon; Thomas Condon; Richard Codon; James Condon; John Codon, Bio 1017, 1018; Catherine Condon. The children moved to America after her death, John in 1861.

Ankrum, Allen 453, 454. Died at age 19. s/o David Ankrum and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum.

(Ankrum), Allie B. Foster. 453, 454. Deceased. d/o Anthony Lee Ankrum and Lydia A. (Smith) Ankrum. w/o Charles Foster. m/o 1 child, also deceased.

Ankrum, Anthony Lee. Bio 453, 454. 730. b.1828. s/o David Ankrum and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum. h/o Lydia A. (Smith) Ankrum. f/o Martha E. (Ankrum) Fletcher (see also John Fletcher); William B. Ankrum; Allie B. (Ankrum) Foster, deceased.; Harry L. (Ankrum) died at 21. Born in Ohio. Anthony was a farmer of 186 acres in Elwood Towhship. He also raised graded cattle and Poland-China hogs. He served as Road Overseer.

Ankrum, Archibald. 453, 454. Came to America with his wife, from Ireland. f/o George Ankruym; David Ankrum, Sr.; John Ankrum.

Ankrum, Asa. Bio 496, 497. 453, 454. b.1837 d.1886/49. s/o David Ankrum, Sr., and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum. h/o Rhoda C. (Mendenhall) Ankrum. f/o 10 children, 5 living: Ollie C. Ankrum; Ira A. Ankrum; Meda M. (Ankrum); Minnie J. (Ankrum); Oris B. Ankrum. Asa worked for his father until his marriage at 28 in 1865. In 1880, he was able to build a 3-story home for his family, with 13 rooms and 3 halls, on his 220 acres. After Asa died, his family coped with some debt, but did well.

Ankrum, David, Sr. 453, 454. 730. d.1867. s/o Archibald Ankrum. h/o Abigail (Boak) Ankrum. f/o George W. Ankrum; Anthony Lee Ankrum, Bio 453, 454; John Ankrum; Elwood Ankrum; David Ankrum; Wesley Ankrum; Harrison Ankrum; Asa Ankrum, deceased, see Bio 496 497; Allen Ankrum, deceased. David moved from Virginia to Ohio. He was a weaver of fine table linen, coverlets, etc.

Ankrum, David 453, 454. s/o David Ankrum and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum.

(Ankrum), Donnie E. Bell. 730. d/o George W. Ankrum and Sarah (Canaday) Ankrum. w/o James L. Bell. m/o Georgia Bell.

Ankrum, Elwood 453, 454. s/o David Ankrum and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum.

Ankrum, Frederick B. 730. s/o George W. Ankrum and Sarah (Canaday) Ankrum.

Ankrum, George, Sr. 453, 454. s/o Archibald Ankrum. George fought in the War of 1812.

Ankrum, George W. Bio 730. 487, 488, 489. 453, 454. b.1826. s/o David Ankrum and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum. h/o Sarah (Canaday) Ankrum. f/o Donnie E. (Ankrum) Bell; Harrison B. Ankrum; Lilly A. (Ankrum) Davis; Frederick B. Ankrum. Born in Virginia, raised at Ridge Farm, educated in a log cabin. In a trade learned from his father, George wove double coverlets, carpets, woolen and cotton goods. When his health began to fail, he became a farmer with 250 acres, which he plowed with an old fashioned plow.

Ankrum, Harrison 730. 453, 454. s/o David Ankrum and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum.

Ankrum, Harrison B. 730. s/o George W. Ankrum and Sarah (Canaday) Ankrum.

Ankrum, Harry L. 453, 454. Died, age 21. s/o Anthony Lee Ankrum and Lydia A. (Smith) Ankrum. Although disabled, Harry was able to teach for a while.

Ankrum, Ira A. 496, 497. s/o Asa Ankrum and Rhoda C. (Mendenhall) Ankrum.

Ankrum, John 453, 454. s/o Archibald Ankrum. John went to New Orleans and was never heard from again.

Ankrum, John 730. 453, 454. s/o David Ankrum and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum.

(Ankrum), Lilly Davis. 730. d/o George W. Ankrum and Sarah (Canaday) Ankrum. w/o John H. Davis.

(Ankrum), Martha E. Fletcher. 453, 454. 521, 522. d/o Anthony Lee Ankrum and Lydia A. (Smith) Ankrum. w/o James Fletcher. m/o Robert Fletcher; Allie (Fletcher). The Fletchers lived with James' father, John Fletcher.

(Ankrum), Meda M. 496, 497. d/o Asa Ankrum and Rhoda C. (Mendenhall) Ankrum.

(Ankrum), Minnie J. 496, 497. d/o Asa Ankrum and Rhoda C. (Mendenhall) Ankrum.

Ankrum, Ollie C. 496, 497. s/o Asa Ankrum and Rhoda C. (Mendenhall) Ankrum.

Ankrum, Oris B. 496, 497. s/o Asa Ankrum and Rhoda C. (Mendenhall) Ankrum.

Ankrum, Wesley 730. 453, 454. s/o David Ankrum and Abigail (Boak) Ankrum.

Ankrum, William B. 453, 454. s/o Anthony Lee Ankrum and Lydia A. (Smith) Ankrum. h/o Alice (Barker) Ankrum. William assisted his father.

(Anthony) Charlotte Wetzel 1025, 1026. Born in France. Wife of Jacob Wetzel, Sr. m/o Jacob Wetzel, Jr., Bio 1025, 1026; Louis Wetzel; Nicholas Wetzel. All children were born in Paris, Illinois.

Anthony, Frank H. 862, 863. h/o Lizzie (Vale) Anthony. Frank worked on the Kansas Herald, owned by Lizzie's father, James E. Vale. (Appleby), Mary Allen. 847, 848. Second wife of Benjamin Allen, Jr. m/o Edward G. Allen; Artie Allen; Jesse B. Allen; Essie M. (Allen); Freddie Allen; Allen A. Allen.

Applegate, James. 195. h/o Mary Ann (Armantrout) Applegate.

(Arbogaest or Arbogast), Barbara Moss. 790, 791, 792. 1104, 1105. d/o David Arbogast from Germany. w/o Henry Moss. m/o Eliza C. (Moss) Arthur; Amanda (Moss) Crabtree; Harriet (Moss) Arthur; Harrison Moss; Alexander Moss, Bio 790, 791, 792. Deceased children, Henry and Belmira. As a child, Barbara moved with her family from Virginia to Ohio. In 1851, Barbara, Henry, and their family moved to Edgar County, and in 1854 to Paris Township, Illinois.

Arbogast, David. 1104, 1105. f/o Barbara (Arbogast) Moss. David's father was from Germany. They moved from Virginia to Ohio when Barbara was a little girl.

Arbuckle, Alphonso T, A.M, M.D, D.D.S. Portrait 450. Bio 451, 452. b.1856.[Dec. 20, 1854-Jul. 10, 1935; Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum] s/o Samuel Ross Arbuckle III, and Lamanda (Vandevert) Arbuckle. h/o Mary E. (Rowand) Arbuckle. Alfonso was born in the one room log house that his father built in Illinois. He graduated high school in 1876 with a degree in A.M. Began studying medicine in 1881 with Dr. William H. Tenbroeck. Next was Rush Medical College, Chicago, graduating in 1886. He was at Cook County Hospital in the winter of 1885-1886. He studied dental surgery. He began practice in 1886, and moved to Danville in 1888.

Arbuckle, Byron E. 451, 452. s/o Samuel Ross Arbuckle, III, and Lamanda (Vandevert) Arbuckle. Byron was a farmer.

Arbuckle, James L. 451, 452. s/o Samuel Ross Arbuckle, III, and Lamanda (Vandervert) Arbuckle. James was a traveling salesman.

(Arbuckle), Medora Green. 451, 452. d/o Samuel Ross Arbuckle, III, and Lamanda (Vandervert) Arbuckle. w/o Zolora Green.

Arbuckle, Samuel, Sr. 451, 452. Born in Scotland. h/o Elizabeth (Berry) Arbuckle. f/o 17 sons and 3 daughters (correct), the oldest child being Samuel Ross Arbuckle, Jr. Samuel came to America and settled in Virginia.

Arbuckle, Samuel Ross, Jr. 451, 452. b.1793. d.1875/82. s/o Samuel Arbuckle Sr. and Elizabeth (Berry) Arbuckle. h/o Rebecca (Meacher) Arbuckle. f/o 4 sons and 5 daughters, including Samuel Ross Arbuckle, III. Leaving West Virginia, the family moved to Symmes, Hamilton Co., Ohio, and opened a hostel, "Sixteen Mile Stand," which was later owned by his grandson, Alphonso T. Arbuckle, A.M., M.D., D.D.S. Samuel drove a 6-horse team to transport general merchandise from Cincinnati, Logansport, and Indianapolis.

Arbuckle, Samuel Ross, III. 451, 452. s/o Samuel Arbuckle, Jr. and Rebecca (Meacher) Arbuckle. h/o Lamanda (Vandervert) Arbuckle. f/o Medora (Ross) Green; Alphonso Ross; Byron E. Ross; James L. Ross; Walter V. Ross. Samuel, III, was 6 years old when the family moved to Ohio. In 1851 he moved to Illinois and operated a sawmill while clearing land of timber. He built a one room log house, and eventually owned 520 acres.

Arbuckle, Walter V. 451, 452. s/o Samuel Ross Arbuckle, III, and Lamanda (Vandervert) Arbuckle. Walter was a student at Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois.

Archbold, Alston C. 1057, 1058. s/o Hon. Edward Archbold and Rachael (Nicklin) Archbold. Alston was a probate judge in Oregon. He served one year as lieutenant in the 25th Ohio Infantry. He then went to Boise mines, and next to Oregon.

Archbold, Hon. Edward. 1057, 1058. b.1805. d1873//68. s/o James Archbold from Ireland. h/o Rachael (Nicklin) Archbold. f/o Israel N. Archbold, Bio 1057, 1058. Mr. Archbold was born in Washington, D.C. He studied law under General Jackson. In 1868 he moved to Paris, Illinois, then in 1869 he moved to Nebraska.

(Archbold), Elizabeth Jones. 1057, 1058. d/o Hon. Edward Archbold and Rachael (Nicklin) Archbold. w/o Captain Jones who died in 1862.

Archbold, Israel N. Bio 1057, 1058. b.1833. s/o Hon. Edward Archbold and Rachael (Nicklin) Archbold. Israel was a prosperous farmer of Edgar County, and was admitted to the bar at age 23, practicing until 1868. He was a politician, and in 1860 was the principal of schools at Ridge Farm. His service with the 18th Illinois Infantry left him somewhat disabled. At age 7, Israel saw the 6 feet tall ball made for the campaign of William Henry Harrison, and vowed to make another should another Harrison run for office. When Benjamin Harrison ran for office, at a cost of $100, Israel made the "Harrison and "Morton Ball" at Ridge Farm. It was a perfectly round wooden ball, 16 feet in diameter, weighing 3,500 pounds, decorated in red, white and blue with a view of a log cabin, and supported by huge flanges. The ball would open to reveal the insides. Somehow, it was constructed to power a wagon.

Archbold, James A. 1057, 1058. Born in Ireland, died in 1818. h/o (g/n/u) (Canaday) Archbold. f/o Hon. Edward Archbold who was born in 1805 and died in 1873, and who was the father of Israel N. Archbold, Bio 1057, 1058. Located at Washington, James was a clerk in a department of John Adams. Later, he moved to West Virginia.

Archbold, John. 1057, 1058. s/o Hon. Edward Archbold and Rachael (Nicklin) Archbold. John was a captain in th 25th Ohio, and died in 1865 in the battle of Honey Hills, South Carolina.

(Archbold), Mary. 1057, 1058. d/o Hon. Edward Archbold and Rachael (Nicklin) Archbold. Resident of Hillsboro.

Armantrout, (g/n/u) 195, 196. f/o Frederick Armantrout and at least two more sons. Mr. Armantrout and two of his sons (unnamed) fought in the Revolutionary War. Frederick was drafted but Washington sent him home.

Armantrout, Ambrose 195. s/o Valentine Armantrout and Catherine (Kesling) Armantrout. Ambrose lived in Kansas.

(Armantrout), Carrie. 195,196. d/o Hiram Armantrout and Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout. (Armantrout), Celia M. Philips. 196. d/o Hiram Armantrout and Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout. w/o Ira Philips. m/o Mabel (Philips). The family lived near the old Armantrout homestead.

(Armantrout), Drusilla. 195, 196. d/o Hiram Armantrout and Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout.

Armantrout, Frederick. 195. f/o Valentine Armentrout. Of German descent. Frederick's father and two brothers (unnamed) fought in the Revolutionary War. Frederick was drafted but Washington sent him home.

Armantrout, Harmon. 195, 196. Deceased, age 1 year. s/o Hiram Armantrout and Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout.

Armantrout, Henry 195,196. d.1887 in Kansas. s/o Valentine Armantrout & Catherine (Kesling) Armantrout.

Armantrout, Hiram. Bio 195, 196. b.1829. Third s/o Valentine Armantrout and Catherine (Kesling) Armantrout. h/o Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout. f/o Harmon Armantrout, deceased, age 1 year; Scott Armentrout; Celia M. (Armantrout) Phillips; Drusilla (Armantrout); Carrie (Armantrout); Ida (Armantrout). Hiram left Indiana and arrived in Vermilion County in 1855 at age 26. He acquired a 1/2 section of Government land. In 1856, he put up a small frame house and took in a tenant. Next, he broke 60 acres of land. After his marriage in 1857, he built a larger house. Hiram retired in 1889 and moved to Rossville. He was the first Road Commissioner, Constable for 4 years, Justice of the Peace for 7 years, School Trustee and School Director for 9 years.

(Armantrout), Ida. 195, 196. d/o Hiram Armantrout and Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout.

(Armantrout) Mary Ann Applegate, 195. d/o Valentine Armantrout and Catherine (Kesling) Armantrout. w/o James Applegate.

(Armantrout) Melinda. 195, 196. Died at age 17. d/o Valentine Armantrout and Catherine (Kesling) Armantrout.

(Armantrout), Sarah Bratton. 195, d/o Valentine Armantrout and Catherine (Kesling) Armantrout. w/o C. S. Bratton.

Armantrout, Scott. 195, 196. s/o Hiram Armantrout and Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout. h/o Emma (Walters) Armantrout. Scott lived on the old Armantrout home farm.

Armantrout, Simon. 195, 196. s/o Valentine Armantrout and Catherine (Kesling) Armantrout. Simon lived in Indiana.

Armantrout, Valentine 195, 196. b.1799 d.1846/47. s/o Frederick Armantrout, h/o Catherine (Kesling) Armantrout. f/o Hiram Armantrout (see bio 195, 196); Ambrose Armantrout; Simon Armantrout; Sarah (Armantrout) Bratton; Mary Ann (Armantrout) Applegate; Melinda (Armantrout), deceased; Henry Armantrout, deceased. Valentine, a farmer and blacksmith, moved from Virginia to Ohio in 1808, then on to Indiana in 1828.

Armstrong, Albert. 721, 722. d.1853. s/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong.

(Armstrong), Catherine M, Baker. 654, 655. 721, 722. d/o Thomas Armstrong and Nancy (Smith) Armstrong. w/o Charles A. Baker.

(Armstrong), Eliza. 721, 722. d/o James Armstrong, Jr and Nancy (Fulton) Armstrong.

(Armstrong), Elizabeth McMillen. 721, 722. d/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. w/o John McMillen of Kansas City, Missouri. Note: Sisters Mary and Elizabeth married Riley and John McMillen, although the relationship is unknown between Riley and John.

Armstrong, Fulton. 721, 722. s/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. 723 Donated $40 to the Civil War fund of $8,000. Note: Fulton was obviously named in honor of his grandmother's relative, Robert Fulton who invented the steamboat. Fulton ran the old Armstrong homestead.

(Armstrong) Isabelle Lamb Alison. 654, 655. 721, 722. d/o Thomas Armstrong and Nancy (Smith) Armstrong. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Calvin Lamb, deceased. (Husband #2) James Alison.

Armstrong, James. 721, 722. s/o James Armstrong, Jr and Nancy (Fulton) Armstrong.

Armstrong, James. 721, 722. s/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. James lived in Missouri.

Armstrong, James, Sr. 721, 722. Born in England. Wife's name not included. f/o at least 5 children, including James Armstrong Jr.; great grandfather of Thomas Armstrong, Bio 721, 722. Before son James was born, Mrs. Armstrong was captured by Indians and held captive for 3 years along with 4 children. Husband James, Sr. had gone to the mill, and returned home to find their Pennsylvania home burned to the ground, and his family gone. Mrs. Armstrong escaped after 3 years and walked 500 miles to Pennsylvania. The family moved to Kentucky accompanied by 6 men, sailing up the Ohio and Sciota rivers in a keel boat to Chillicothe. James, Sr. and his wife were buried on the old Armstrong farm, 3 miles north of Chillicothe, Ohio.

Armstrong, James, Jr. 721, 722 s/o James Armstrong, Sr. Married in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania to Nancy (Fulton) Armstrong. f/o John Armstrong; Robert Armstrong, James Armstrong, Jr.; Jane (Armstrong); Maria (Armstrong); Eliza (Armstrong); Rachel (Armstrong). James left Pennsylvania, went to Kentucky, then on to Ohio. A carpenter, James assisted in building the first house in Chillicothe, Ohio, he was a surveyor for Columbus, Ohio, and later an Associate Judge.

Armstrong, James L. 721, 722. s/o Thomas Armstrong and Nancy (Smith) Armstrong.

(Armstrong), Jane. 721, 722. d/o James Armstrong, Jr., and Nancy (Fulton) Armstrong.

Armstrong, John. 521, 522. h/o Sarah J. (Fletcher) Armstrong. f/o May (Armstrong).

Armstrong, John. 721, 722. s/o James Armstrong, Jr and Nancy (Fulton) Armstrong. Armstrong, John F. 721, 722. s/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong.

(Armstrong), Maria. 721, 722. d/o James Armstrong, Jr and Nancy (Fulton) Armstrong.

(Armstrong), Maria Cowling. 721, 722. Deceased. d/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. w/o Edward Cowling.

(Armstrong), Mary J. McMillen. 721, 722. d/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. w/o Riley McMillen of Kansas City, Missouri. Note: Sisters Mary and Elizabeth married Riley and John McMillen, although the relationship is unknown between Riley and John.

(Armstrong), May. 521, 522. d/o John Armstrong and Sarah J. (Fletcher) Armstrong.

(Armstrong), Rachel. 721, 722. d/o James Armstrong, Jr and Nancy (Fulton) Armstrong.

Armstrong, Robert. 721, 722. b.1801 in Ross County, Ohio, on the old farm. d.1866/65. s/o James Armstrong, Jr., and Nancy (Fulton) Armstrong. h/o Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. f/o Fulton Armstrong; Thomas Armstrong; Maria (Armstrong) Cowling, deceased; Albert Armstrong, deceased; Robert Armstrong; Elizabeth (Armstrong) McMiller; William Armstrong; James Armstrong; John F Armstrong; Mary J. (Armstrong McMillen.

Armstrong, Robert, Jr. 721, 722. s/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. Robert lived in Missouri.

Armstrong, Thomas. Bio 721, 722, 723, 724. 654, 655. b.1826. s/o Robert Armstrong and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. h/o Nancy (Smith) Armstrong. f/o Isabelle (Armstrong) Lamb Alison; Thomas J. Armstrong; James L. Armstrong; Catherine (Armstrong) Baker. Deceased: Mary at 14; infant son. Thomas came to Illinois in 1848, with $1,500 from his father. He became the owner of 1,546 acres, plus another 775 acres. See 722 for daily wages paid to farm workers, such as 17ยข per acre for planting. Thomas also had a tile factory on his farm, much of the tile used to drain his own land. Thomas put up the first two houses in Rossville, the site donated by Alvin Gilbert and Joseph Satterthwaite in 1858. 723 Member of the committee to raise funds for the Civil War in Ross and Grant Townships; Thomas donated $60 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Armstrong, Thomas J. 721, 722. s/o Thomas Armstrong and Nancy (Smith) Armstrong.

Armstrong, William. 721, 722. s/o Robert Armstrong, and Elizabeth (Earl) Armstrong. William lived in Bloomington, Illinois.

Arnold, Evans J. 743. h/o Lydia (Hole) Arnold. f/o Rolla Arnold; M. Pearline (Arnold). The Arnolds lived in Florida. Evans was the GrandMaster of I.O.O.F. of Florida.

(Arnold), M. Pearline. 743. d/o Evans J. Arnold and Lydia (Hole) Arnold.

Arnold, Rolla. 743. s/o Evans J. Arnold and Lydia (Hole) Arnold.

(Arnold), Sarah McGee. 980, 981. w/o Squire John W. McGee. m/o Felix McGee; William McGee; Matilda (McGee) McCourtney; Martha (McGee) Southard; John A. McGee; Arthur McGee; Otis McGee.

(Arrissmith), Bertha. 508, 509. d/o William Arrissmith and Emeline (Jones) Arrissmith.

Arrissmith, Ira. 508, 509. s/o William Arrissmith and Emeline (Jones) Arrissmith.

Arrissmith, James. 508, 509. s/o William Arrissmith and Emeline (Jones) Arrissmith.

(Arrissmith), Lilly. 508, 509. d/o William Arrissmith and Emeline (Jones) Arrissmith.

Arrissmith, William. 508, 509. h/o Emeline (Jones) Arrissmith. f/o Lilly (Arrissmith); Ira Arrissmith; James Arrissmith; Bertha Arrissmith.

Arterburn, Vance. 911, 912. h/o Angie (Hanks) Arterburn. f/o 1 child. Residents of Kansas, Illinois.

(Arthur), Addie Risser. 1104, 1105. d/o John Arthur and Eliza C. (Moss) Arthur. w/o Simon Risser of Paris Township.

Arthur, Arthur (correct). 1104, 1105. s/o John Arthur and Eliza C. (Moss) Arthur.

(Arthur), Athelinda Brown. 1104, 1105. d/o John Arthur and Eliza C. (Moss) Arthur. w/o George W. Brown, a well-to-do farmer of Paris Township.

Arthur, Daniel. 1104, 1105. s/o John Arthur and Eliza C. (Moss) Arthur.

Arthur, Henry H. 1104, 1105. s/o John Arthur and Eliza C. (Moss) Arthur.

Arthur, John. Bio 1104, 1105. 984, 987. s/o Joseph Arthur. h/o Eliza C. (Moss) Arthur. f/o Athelinda (Arthur) Brown; Daniel Arthur; Mary J. (Arthur) Harris; Henry H. Arthur; John D. Arthur; Arthur Arthur (correct); Addie (Arthur) Risser. John arrived in Paris Township in 1851, and by 1881 he owned 1,500 acres. He began in a log cabin, then built a frame residence. He was a successful stock dealer.

Arthur, John D. 1104, 1105. s/o John Arthur and Eliza C. (Moss) Arthur.

Arthur, John D. 921, 922. h/o Lucy (Keys) Arthur. Residents of Paris Township.

Arthur, Joseph. 1104, 1105. f/o John Arthur.

(Arthur), Margaret Crawford. 888, 889. First wife of Herod N. Crawford. m/o Mary (Crawford) Sidenbender; Caroline (Crawford) Oliver; Joseph Crawford; Abel Crawford, died at age 48. Note: Herod's second wife was Mary (Arthur) Crawford, sister of Margaret.

(Arthur), Mary Crawford. 888, 889. Died 1886. Second wife of Herod N. Crawford. No children from this marriage. Note: Herod's first wife was Margaret (Arthur) Crawford, sister of Mary.

(Arthur), Mary J. Harris. 984, 987. 1104, 1105. d/o John Arthur and Eliza (Moss) Arthur. w/o John H. Harris. m/o Leonard Harris; Charles Harris; John Harris; Myrtle (Harris); Irma (Harris); Hazel (Harris); Amelia (Harris); an unnamed infant, deceased.

(Arturburn), Mary Poulter 1045, 1046, 1047. w/o John Poulter. m/o Eliza A. (Poulter) Pinnell; Martha J. (Poulter) Pinnell; Lucy (Poulter) Wright; John D. Poulter; Harrison Poulter, Bio 1045, 1046, 1047; George W. Poulter. Shortly after their marriage, John and Mary left Kentucky and headed for Edgar County, Illinois, on a wagon drawn by one yoke of oxen and a yoke of cows. They settled in the heavily timbered land of Kansas Township. Friendly Indians were their neighbors. See for story of odd Indian dinner. Note: Daughters Eliza and Martha both married into the Pinnell family, Martha marrying William Pinnell, but the given name of Eliza's husband was not included.

(Ashbrook), Nora B. Mills, 562, 565. b.1857. d/o R. W. Ashbrook. w/o Milton Mills. m/o Bessie D. (Mills); Jane B. (Mills).

Ashbrook, R. W. 562, 565. f/o Nora B. (Ashbrook) Mills.

Ashby, Alva M. 556, 557. s/o Milton Ashby and Mary M. (Graves) Ashby.

Ashby, James L. 556, 557. s/o Milton Ashby and Mary M. (Graves) Ashby.

(Ashby), Lillie N. 556, 557. d/o Milton Ashby and Mary M. (Graves) Ashby.

(Ashby), Mary Bowen. 489, 490. Died young. First wife of Edward Bowen. m/o Angeline (Bowen) Blakeney; Nancy (Bowen); John Bowen; James Henry Bowen. When Mary died, Angeline went to live with Grandfather Ashby. When he died, she returned to her father, Edward Bowen.

(Ashby), Maud M. 556, 557. d/o Milton Ashby and Mary M. (Graves) Ashby.

Ashby, Milton. 556, 557. h/o Mary M. (Graves) Ashby. f/o Lillie N. Ashby); James L. Ashby; Alva M. Ashby; Maud M. (Ashby). Residents of Kansas.

(Asher), Lena Thompson. 899, 900. b.1807. d.1872/65. w/o George Thompson. m/o Simpson Thompson, deceased; Julia (Thompson) deceased; Wiley Thompson Bio 899, 900.

(Asher), Lizzie Kerrick. 981. b.1863. d/o Newton Asher and Juretta (Dodds) Asher. w/o James A. Kerrick. m/o Irvin Kerrick. Lizzie came to Douglas County as a young girl where her father was a farmer. She taught for 3 years in the Hume school in Edgar County.

Asher, Newton. 981. h/o Juretta (Dodds) Asher. f/o Lizzie (Asher) Kerrick. A resident of Indiana, Newton spent the last 12 years of his life in Illinois.

Ashley, (g/n/u) 1028, 1029. h/o Jane (Ward) Ashley.

(Ashley), Kate Newlon. 900, 901. Died 1866. First wife of Larkin D. Newlon. m/o Hiram Newlon; Mary (Newlon), died at 21 months.

Ashley, Noah. 900, 901. f/o Kate (Ashley) Newlon who died in 1866.

(Ashman), (g/n/u) Snow. 749, 750. w/o Abner Snow. m/o Albert Snow; Jessie (Snow); William Snow; Lucius M. Snow; Bertha A. (Snow).

(Ashmore), Amanda E. Blair. 1044, 1045. b.1858. w/o Elza N. Blair. No children born.

Ashmore, Amos 228, h/o Patience (m/n/u) Ashmore. f/o Sarah (Ashmore) Kimbrough.

Ashmore, Samuel H. 1044, 1045. f/o Amanda E. (Ashmore) Blair. Samuel was a pioneer of Coles County, Illinois.

(Ashmore), Sarah Kimbrough. 228, 229 b.1828. d/o Amos and Patience (m/n/u) Ashmore, w/o Andrew H. Kimbrough, MD. m/o 3 children: Laura H (Kimbrough); E.R. Eugene Kimbrough; Lillie A. T. (Kimbrough).

(Athon), Catherine. 991, 992. d/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon.

Athon, Charles L. 991, 992. s/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon.

(Athon), Clara Jenkins. 991, 992. d/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. w/o D. H. Jenkins of Los Angeles, California.

Athon, Flavius. 991, 992. s/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. Athon's farm was north of Paris, Illinois.

Athon, Fletcher. 991, 992. s/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. Resident of Topeka, Kansas.

Athon, Henry. 991, 992. s/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. Husband of two women: (Wife #1): Clara (Bouchee) Athon. (Wife #2) Mrs. (g/nu, m/n/u) Osborn Athon.

Athon, John W. 991, 992. s/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. John was killed in the Civil War, in front of Atlanta.

Athon, Joseph. 991, 992. b.1764. d.1848/84. h/o Mary (Wolverton) Athon who died in 1852 in a cholera epidemic. f/o Josias F. Athon. Joseph, born in Maryland, lived in Virginia, North Carolina, Paoli, Indiana, then on to Bedford when the town consisted of 3 log cabins. Joseph was a teacher. When he married Mary, he was 34, she was 17. Joseph was a religious man and hosted Peter Cartwright, "eccentric Methodist preacher," who delivered a sermon in Joseph's house every 4 weeks.

Athon, Josias F. Bio 991, 992. b.1817. s/o Joseph Athon and Mary (Wolverton) Athon. h/o Serena (Ganey) Athon. f/o John W. Athon; Henry M. Athon; Flavius Athon; William Athon; Nathaniel D. Athon; Margaret (Athon) Carpenter; Catherine (Athon); Fletcher Athon; Clara (Athon) Jenkins; Susan (Athon) Lamb; Charles L. Athon; Winfield Athon, deceased; Mary (Athon), deceased. Josias settled 2 miles north of Paris, Illinois on 200 acres, in 1851, one of three farms in the area. After 17 years, in 1868, he moved to Paris for hotel business, adding 42 rooms to the Paris House, the finest hotel in eastern Illinois, but not a financial success. He had 600 acres in Indiana. He was the assessor.

(Athon), Margaret Carpenter. 991, 992. d/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. w/o C. E. Carpenter of Topeka, Kansas.

Athon, Maroe. 1025, 1026. h/o Anna (Wetzel) Athon. Mr. Athon was a farmer in Edgar Township.

(Athon), Mary. 991, 992. Died before 1889. d/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon.

Athon, Nathaniel D. 991, 992. s/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. Resident of Paris, Illinois.

(Athon), Susan Lamb. 991, 992. d/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. w/o A. S. Lamb of Aspen, Colorado.

Athon, William. 991, 992. s/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon. William was a hotel clerk in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Athon, Winfield. 991, 992. Died before 1889. s/o Josias F. Athon and Serena (Ganey) Athon.

(Atkinson), Nancy Gritton. 231, 232. b.1806. w/o John R. Gritton. m/o Ann (Gritten) Watson; Lloyd Gritten; Laban Gritten

(Atwater) Emily A. Harper, 588, 589. b. 1821 in Canada. Second wife of Archibald Reed Harper. m/o Albert Harper, Bio 588, 589; Almer (correct) Harper; Laura (Harper) Brush; Homer S. Harper; Samuel A. Harper.

Augustus, L. A. 948, 949. A stock owner in the First National Bank of Paris, Illinois.

(Austin), Harriet Manning Rogers. 486, 487. Wife of 2 men: (Husband #1) Charles Manning. f/o John Manning; Jeremiah Manning; Lawrence Van Cleark Manning. (Husband #2) J. M. Rogers. f/o Cooper Rogers. After her second marriage, Harriet moved to Vermilion County Indiana, in 1845.

Austin, James. 923, 924, 927. h/o Abigail (Mason) Austin. f/o 2 children. Residents of Ohio.

(Avey), Louisa Faurot. 250, 251. Widow of Benjamin Faurot. m/o Elmira (Faurot); Harriet (Faurot).

(Atkinson), Nancy,Gritten. 231 b.1806 w/o John R. Gritten, m/o Ann (Gritten) Watson, Lloyd Gritten, Laban Gritten.

(Axtell), Bethany Riggs. 653, 654. b.1792. d.1863/70. Third wife of Joseph Cook Riggs. m/o Hannah (Riggs) Condit); Eunice (Riggs) Pedan; Sophia (Riggs); Joseph Riggs; Luther A. Riggs, Bio 653, 654. Deceased children: Lucinda (Riggs) Gregory; Esenath (Riggs) Peden.

(Ay), Annie Faurot. 250, 251 w/o Willie Faurot. m/o Ira Faurot; Elsie (Faurot); Florence (Faurot).

Ayers: See "Mrs. Ayers, second wife of John Layton, 685, 686.

(Aylessworth), Ida Leeka 333, 334 w/o Charles Frederick Leeka.

Legend: CODE: b.=born d. died/age d/o=daughter of f/o=father of (g/n/u) =given name unknown h/o=husband of (m/n/u) =maiden name unknown m/o=mother of s/o=son of w/o=wife of ( ) = maiden name enclosed Names are listed alphabetically and each new alphabet letter is given a separate page.

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