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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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Dains, Eli. 819, 820. s/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. f/o 1 child.

Dains, Franklin. 819, 820. s/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. Telegraph operator of Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad at Grove Illinois.

Dains, James G. 819, 820. s/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. f/o 5 children. James was a prosperous farmer.

Dains, Josiah C. 819, 820. h/o Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. f/o Mary Ann (Dains) Green; Sarah J. (Dains) Mull; Eli I. Dains; William H. Dains; James G. Dains; Prudence L. (Dains) Heaton; Levi Dains; Pelina (Dains) Shaw; Franklin Dains; Lydia T. (Dains) Lavering; Martha M. (Dains).

Dains, Levi. 819, 820. s/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. f/o 1 child. Levi was a merchant in Champaign County, Illinois.

(Dains), Lydia T. Lavering. 819, 820. d/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. w/o Elmer Lavering. m/o one child. Resident of Palermo.

(Dains), Martha M.Ross. 819, 820. d/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. w/o Henry Ross. m/o Edgar A. Ross; Frankalene (Ross), died at age 3; Henrietta (Ross) died at age 3; Benton W. Ross; Franklin E. Ross; Henry Elwood Ross. Martha and sister Mary Ann married brothers.

(Dains), Mary Ann Green Ross 819, 820. d/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Albert Green. f/o 2 children. (Husband #2) W. H. Ross. Mary Ann and sister Martha M. married brothers.

(Dains), Pelina Shaw. 819, 820. d/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. w/o James Shaw, a farmer. m/o one child.

(Dains), Prudence L. Heaton. 819, 820. d/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. w/o Abner Heaton, a farmer in Iowa. m/o 5.

(Dains), Sarah J. Mull. 819, 820. d/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. w/o D. H. Mull of Missouri, a farmer. m/o 3 children.

Dains, William H. 819, 820. s/o Josiah C. Dains and Mary J. (m/n/u) Dains. f/o 2 children. William was a farmer in Palermo.

Dalay, Joseph. 317, 318. h/o Drusilla (Price) Dalay. f/o Nancy (Dalay) Claypole.

(Dalay) Nancy Claypole. 317 d/o Joseph Dalay and Drusilla (Price) Dalay. w/o David Claypole. m/o 5.

Dalbey, Aaron. 447, 448. b.1797. d.1855/58 Husband of 3 women. (Wife #1) Name not given. m/o 5 children. (Wife #2) Nancy (Wright) Dalbey. m/o 2 children, including Samuel Dalbey. (Wife #3) Name not given. m/o 4 children. Aaron was a millwright and general mechanic. He served in the War of 1812, between 15 to 18 years old. He arrived in Illinois in 1831 and settled on the farm later owned by George Jones; the next farm of 300 acres was later owned by John McFarland. For years, this was the only home in the area with glass windows. See also Dalby, Aaron

Dalbey, Aaron. Bio #1: 752, 753, 754. Bio #2: 319, 320, 321. b.1831. s/o James Dalbey and Sarah (Sewell) Dalbey Elliott. h/o Martha E. (Custer) Dalbey. Adoptive father of Joe H. Summers and 11 month old Mary J. Custer, children of Union comrades in Co. E., 73rd IL Infantry. See for details of Aaron's severe wound, and year long hospital stay. Aaron was 9 years old when his own father died. At age 12, for 6 months of the year he worked for $3 per month. The next year he was paid $4 per month. He was bound out for 6 years to Alvin Stearns, but only served 3 years. He went to Ohio, and returned to Illinois a year later. He formed a partnership with Aaron Hardin, splitting rails and cordwood. See for record. He began wedded life with Martha at the old Custer homestead. Aaron was a road overseer.

(Dalbey), Addie Bantz. 429, 430. w/o James Bantz. m/o 4.

Dalbey, Albert. 752, 753, 754. 319, 320, 321. s/o James Dalbey and Sarah (Sewell) Dalbey Elliott. Served in the Union Army, Civil War, Co. C 25th IL Infantry.

Dalbey, Franklin. 447, 448. s/o Samuel Dalbey and Sarah C. (Watts) Dalbey. h/o (g/n/u) (Seals) Dalbey. f/o 4 children.

Dalbey, James. 752, 753, 754. 319, 320, 321. b.1790 d.1843/ 53. First husband of Sarah (Sewell) Dalbey Elliott. f/o 6 children, Aaron Dalbey being the eldest son; Albert Dalbey; William H. Dalbey died of war injuries. James was a carpenter, grocer, farmer, hotel keeper and country tavern owner. He was in Dubuque for a short time in 1835, and later to Quincy, Illinois. See for frequent moves. An educated man, and fine penman.

(Dalbey), Mary E. 447, 448. d/o Samuel Dalbey and Sarah C. (Watts) Dalbey.

(Dalbey), Ophelia. 447, 448. d/o Samuel Dalbey and Sarah C. (Watts) Dalbey. Ophelia was the twin of Otis Dalbey.

Dalbey, Otis 447, 448. s/o Samuel Dalbey and Sarah C. (Watts) Dalbey. h/o Franie (Henry) Dalbey. f/o 1 child. Otis was the twin of Ophelia (Dalbey).

(Dalbey), Rosa. 447, 448. d/o Samuel Dalbey and Sarah C. (Watts) Dalbey.

Dalbey, Samuel. Bio 447, 448. b.1829. s/o Aaron Dalbey and second wife Nancy (Wright) Dalbey. h/o Sarah C. Watts) Dalbey. f/o 7 children: Franklin Dalbey; Theresa A. R. (Dalbey) Bantz; Verner R. Dalbey; Mary E. (Dalbey); Ophelia (Dalbey) twin of Otis; Otis Dalbey, twin of Ophelia; Rosa (Dalbey). As a boy, Samuel sold corn for 6 and 1/4 cents per bushel. Samuel hauled shelled corn to Fairmount for 16 cents per bushel. Because of the rural conditions, Samuel only went to school 3 months in the winter until he was 20. After his marriage, he rented a farm until he was able to purchase 120 acres, the farm later occupied by Owen McKnight. See Bio for a record of Samuel's travels and purchases. In 1889 he farmed 160 acres, with an additional 15 acres of timber. He had 40 fine registered draft horses, and short-horned domestic cattle.

(Dalbey), Theresa A.R. Bantz. 447, 448. d/o Samuel Dalbey and Sarah C. (Watts) Dalbey. w/o James Bantz. m/o 4 children.

Dalbey, Verner R. 447, 448. s/o Samuel Dalbey and Sarah C. (Watts) Dalbey. h/o Sarah (Lucas) Dalbey. f/o 5 children. The Dalbeys lived on the Fox Farm.

Dalbey, William H. 752, 753, 754; 319, 320, 321. b.1840 d.1865/25 of battle injuries. s/o James Dalbey and Sarah (Sewell) Dalbey Elliott. William was a Sgt. in the Union Army, Co. D, 63rd IL Infantry.

Dalby, Aaron See Dalbey, Aaron, which may be an alternate spelling.

Dalby, Aaron. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1776. Husband of three women. (Wife #1) Christina (Prong) Dalby. m/o 5 children. Married in 1815. (Wife #2) Nancy (Kizer) Dalby. Married in 1829. (Wife #3) Henrietta (Catlin) Dalby McFarland. Married in 1837. In 1832, Aaron settled on his homestead. See also Dalbey, Aaron.

Dalby, Albert See Dalbey, Albert

Dalby, James. See Dalbey, James.

(Dalby) Jane Dougherty. 689, 690, 691, 692. 265, 266 b.1816 d.1878/61. d/o Aaron Dalby and first wife, Christina (Prong) Dalby. w/o Samuel Dougherty. m/o 7 children: Nancy K. (Dougherty) Mitchell; Harriet Ann (Dougherty) Cass; Mary Elizabeth (Dougherty McCabe, 265, 266; William Aaron Dougherty; Francis Marion Dougherty, died in war; Benjamin F. Dougherty, Bio 689, 690, 691, 692; Christian Jane (Dougherty) Wallace. After their marriage in 1835, they lived on the farm of Samuel's father for one year. From 1836 to 1852, before Danville existed, they lived on a 120 acre farm with a primitive log house; it was difficult to sleep at night because of the howling of wolves, who would stick their noses through cracks between the logs. A stage brought mail to their cabin and Samuel acted as postmaster. Jane weighed over 200 pounds. In December, 1862, Samuel received a telegram, "Come Jessee dead. William sick - typhoid fever." Jessee was William's cousin.

Dalby, William H. See Dalbey, William.

Dale, Daniel D. 671, 672. s/o John Dale and Elizabeth (Davison) Dale. Daniel died in the service of the Union Army, at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Dale, Isaac. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Dale, John. 671, 672. d.1878. h/o Elizabeth (Davison) Dale. f/o 8 children including Daniel D. Dale who died in the service of the Union Army at Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Margaret (Dale) Mann. John came to Vermilion County and Ross Township in 1860. On his 5,000 acre farm, he built a large 2-story brick home.

Dale, John W. 765, 766. In Danville, oversaw Charles W. Warner, who was Deputy County Clerk.

Dale, Joseph. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Dale), Margaret Mann. 671, 672. d/o John Dale and Elizabeth (Davison) Dale. w/o Abram Mann, Jr. m/o John Mann; George Dale Mann. Also living with Margaret and Abram were the children of brother-in-law John Man: Abraham Mann; Marian (Mann).

Dale, Thomas J. 383, 384. h/o Jessie Bently (Tattant) Dale.

(Dallas), Margaret J. Cook. 474, 475. w/o Dr. Joseph C. Cook. m/o 12 children, 5 living: William C. Cook; Charles Cook; Joseph F. Cook. Addison W. Cook; Bertie C. (Cook).

(Daly), Chloe Green. 1108, 1109, 1110. w/o Rev. Jeremiah Green. m/o John D. Green; Nancy J. (Green) Reed. Died at son John's home.

(Danes), Plina Shaw. 707, 708. w/o James W. Shaw. m/o one child.

(Danforth), Annie. 337, 338. d/o E. R. Danforth and Rachel A. (Davis) Danforth.

Danforth, E. R. 337, 338 h/o Rachel A. (Davis) Danforth. f/o Jennie (Danforth); Annie (Danforth); James Danforth.

Danforth, James. 337, 338 s/o E. R. Danforth and Rachel A. (Davis) Danforth.

(Danforth), Jennie. 337, 338 d/o E. R. Danforth and Rachel A. (Davis) Danforth.

Daniel, Aaron Burr. 362, 363 s/o Mathew Daniel and Eunice (Sturgis) Daniel. Husband of two women, no names for either wife, father of 12 children. (Wife #1) m/o 7 children. (Wife #2) m/o 5 children. The name of the mother of son Orin M. Daniel is unknown. Aaron moved to Vermilion County in 1870.

Daniel, Alvin. 362, 363. s/o Orin M. Daniel and Jane (Thompson) Daniel.

(Daniel), Ellie 362, 363. d/o Orin M. Daniel and Jane (Thompson) Daniel.

Daniel, Mathew. 362, 363 h/o Eunice (Sturgis) Daniel. f/o Aaron Burr Daniel. Mathew came alone to America from Scotland. He lived in New York State.

Daniel, Orin 362, 363. s/o Orin M. Daniel and Jane (Thompson) Daniel.

Daniel, Orin M. Bio 362, 363. b.1842. s/o Aaron Burr Daniel and wife (name unknown); h/o Jane (Thompson) Daniel. f/o Orin Daniel; Alvin Daniel; Walter F. Daniel; Perry Daniel; Ellie (Daniel). Orin's career was varied, first for his uncles in the coal business, then the Illinois Central Railway, the Ellsworth Coal Company, farmed 60 acres in Danville Township, supervised 1,000 acres, and furnished timber to Grape Creek and Consolidated Coal Company.

Daniel, Perry 362, 363. s/o Orin M. Daniel and Jane (Thompson) Daniel.

Daniel, Walter F. 362, 363. s/o Orin M. Daniel and Jane (Thompson) Daniel.

Daniels, John D. 696, 697. h/o Elizabeth (Ross) Daniels. John was a teacher in Archie.

Daniels, Richard. 770, 771, 772. h/o Mary E. (Barr) Daniels.

Danley, William. 238. Sold store and stock to John L. Jackson.

Danville Plaindealer 198, under John Leslie, Judge Daniel Clapp, and John W. Bandy.

Darby, Dr. (g/n/u). 947, 948. h/o Margaret (Suddeth) Darby. Residents of Hunter Township.

Dare, Dr. John. 559, 560. f/o Sally S. (Dare) Morgan. Dr. Morgan practiced in Baltimore, Maryland.

(Dare), Sally S. Morgan. 559, 560. Born in Maryland. d/o Dr. John Dare. w/o Samuel Ross Morgan.

(Dark) Mary Cassel 476, 477. w/o John Cassel, Jr. m/o Columbus Cassel; Caroline (Cassel) Kirkpatrick; Ann (Cassel) Nichols; Charles Cassel; Martha (Cassel) Canaday; Rosa (Cassel) McAlister; John Cassel. Deceased children: Alice, Frank, Martin.

Darnall, Aaron. 522, 525. h/o Mary (Doke) Darnall. f/o Andrew J. Darnall; Daniel Darnall; Thomas Darnall, died in infancy.

Darnall, Andrew J. Bio 522, 525. b.1833. s/o Aaron Darnall and Mary (Doke) Darnall, who died when Andrew was 7 years old. Wife's name not included. f/o Harley Darnall; Manfred Darnall; Minnie (Darnall). Andrew began his career in the dry goods business by working for 3-1/2 years in Bloomfield, Illinois, at the dry goods store of William Bailey for $12.50 per month. Andrew and William Smick bought out the stock and continued as Smick & Darnall & Co. in Ridge Farm. Andrew sold out in 1884, and later formed Darnall & Hustead. His Drygoods stores in Indianola and Ridge Farm, Illinois, stocked boots, shoes, clothing, hats, caps, etc.

Darnall, Daniel. 522, 525. s/o Aaron Darnall and Mary (Doke) Darnall. Daniel was a brick manufacturer in Petersburg, Illinois.

Darnall, Harley. 522, 525. s/o Andrew J. Darnall.

Darnall, Manfred. 522, 525. s/o Andrew J. Darnall.

(Darnall), Minnie. 522, 525. d/o Andrew J. Darnall.

Darr, George. 329, 330, 331. h/o Susannah (Hopper) Darr. f/o 4.

(Davey), Susanna Lee. 211, 212. Born in England, and died in Illinois in 1888. w/o William Lee who died in England. m/o 5 sons and 3 daughters, including Thomas Lee. After William died, Susanna came to America with 5 sons and 1 daughter, 2 daughters remaining in England.

David, Henry. 944, 947. h/o Julia H. (Stafford) David. Residents of Bruellet Township.

(Davidson), Annie Ball. 644, 645. w/o John C. Ball, died before 1889, leaving her with 5 children, in Nebraska.

(Davidson), Anna. 1072, 1073, 1074. d/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson.

(Davidson), Arabella. 250, 251. d/o John Davidson and Hannah (Faurot) Davidson.

Davidson, Archie. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o John Davidson and Mary (Myers) Davidson.

(Davidson), Bessie. 1072, 1073, 1074. d/o John Davidson and Mary (Myers) Davidson.

Davidson, Charles. 1069. h/o Charlotte (Jones) Davidson.

Davidson, Dudley. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson.

(Davidson), Eliza. 1072, 1073, 1074. Deceased. d/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson.

(Davidson), Ella. 251. d/o Hugh V. Davidson and Cynthia (Faurot) Davidson.

(Davidson), Estella. 251. d/o Hugh V. Davidson and Cynthia (Faurot) Davidson.

Davidson, George, Sr. 1072, 1073, 1074. Died age 40. h/o Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson. f/o Mary (Davidson); Elizabeth (Davidson), deceased; Paulina (Davidson) Milam; William Davidson; John Davidson; Anna (Davidson); George Davidson, Jr.; Dudley Davidson; Lucy (Davidson). George farmed in Kentucky, then moved to a farm near the current town of Carlisle, Indiana.

Davidson, George, Jr. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o George Davidson Sr. and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson. Resident of Sullivan County. George served in the 59th Indiana Infantry, he was captured, but exchanged at St. Louis a few days later.

Davidson, George. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o John Davidson and Mary (Myers) Davidson.

Davidson, Hugh V. 251 h/o Cynthia (Faurot) Davidson. f/o Ella (Davidson); Josephine (Davidson); James Davidson; Estella (Davidson). Note: Faurot sisters, Cynthia and Hannah, married Davidsons, John and Hugh, who might have been related.

Davidson, Ira. 250, 251. s/o John Davidson and Hannah (Faurot) Davidson.

Davidson, James. 251. s/o Hugh V. Davidson and Cynthia (Faurot) Davidson.

Davidson, John. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson.

Davidson, John. 250, 251. h/o Hannah (Faurot) Davidson. f/o Arabella (Davidson); Ira Davidson; Zernah Davidson. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000. Note: Faurot sisters, Cynthia and Hannah, married Davidsons, John and Hugh, who might have been related.

Davidson, John, Sr. Bio 1072, 1073, 1074. b. 1830 s/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson. h/o Mary (Myers) Davidson. f/o William Davidson; Archie Davidson; George Davidson; Sarah (Davidson); John Davidson, Jr.; Mark Davidson; Bessie (Davidson). In 1852, age 21, John purchased 150 acres near Mulberry Grove, Indiana. He moved from Indiana to Illinois in 1854 with only an overland team, arriving in Shiloh Township, then known as Buck. He worked as a farm laborer, then rented land. He finally purchased 80 acres. He enjoyed wolf hunts, corn huskings, apple parings. Apparently Mary was only 16 when she married 26-year-old John in 1856. From February 1865 to February 1866, he served with Company C, 150th Illinois Infantry. Although it was mainly guard duty, he suffered many hardships and exposure, contracting rheumatism to the point that he could no longer do labor. Note: No additional information was included regarding the 150 acres near Mulberry Grove that he had owned since 1851. The name came from an emigrant who camped under a large mulberry tree, yet there were few mulberry trees at Mulberry Grove. Mary's father, Archie Myers, spent his last days in the home of Mary and John.

Davidson, John, Jr. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o John Davidson and Mary (Myers) Davidson.

(Davidson), Josephine. 251. d/o Hugh V. Davidson and Cynthia (Faurot) Davidson.

(Davidson), Lucy. 1072, 1073, 1074. d/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson. Resident of Texas County, Missouri.

Davidson, Mark. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o John Davidson and Mary (Myers) Davidson.

(Davidson), Mary. 1072, 1073, 1074. d/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson. Resident of Greene County, Indiana.

(Davidson), Paulina Milam. 1072, 1073, 1074. d/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson. Resident of Metcalf.

Davidson, Robert. 351, 352. Died before 1889. h/o Almira (Partlow) Davidson.

(Davidson), Sarah. 1072, 1073, 1074. d/o John Davidson and Mary (Myers) Davidson.

(Davidson), Susan. 1072, 1073, 1074. d/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson.

Davidson, William. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o John Davidson and Mary (Myers) Davidson.

Davidson, William. 1072, 1073, 1074. s/o George Davidson and Cynthia (Portwood) Davidson.

Davidson, Zernah. 250, 251. s/o John Davidson and Hannah (Faurot) Davidson.

Davis & Stearns. 343, 344. Alex L. White, manager.

Davis, (g/n/u). 301, 302, 303. d.1823. f/o Henry Davis as well as 2 families of 12 children each. Fought in the Revolutionary War. Of Dutch and Welsh ancestry.

Davis, (g/n/u). 770, 771, 772. First husband of Mildred (Carter) Davis Barr. f/o Elizabeth Davis.

Davis, Aaron. 251. First husband of Sarah (Faurot) Davis. f/o Olive (Davis); Seigel Davis; Effie (Davis); Leona (Davis).

Davis, Abram. 393. Parents name unknown. Brother of Henry V. Davis. Abram and Henry came to Illinois in 1835 from Ohio with their father to put in a crop. The father returned to Ohio, closed up his business there, returned to Illinois and bought 3,000 acres of land, the largest entry of land in one man's name in the Danville land office.

Davis, Al. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Davis, A. S. 1100, 1101. h/o Rosa P. Davis. Residents of Bates County.

Davis, Amaziah. 314, 317.441, 442. d. 1881. f/o Mary M. (Davis) Albright, and Margaret (Davis) Finley.

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

(Davis), Ann Thomas. 679, 680. Second wife of John Thomas. Ann came to America with John in 1854, died 1865. m/o John Thomas; Tom Thomas; Sarah (Thomas); Emma (Thomas); Anna (Thomas) deceased; Shadrack Thomas; Meshack Thomas; Abednego Thomas, deceased; Martha (Thomas); Jacob G. Thomas, deceased. If the dates are correct, John (born in 1834) was only 20 when he brought his second wife and 4 children to America in 1854, first to Pennsylvania, then Ohio, and settled in Vermilion County.

Davis, Azariah. 301, 302, 303. s/o Henry Davis and Rachael (Polock or Pollock) Davis. h/o wife, name unknown. f/o one child, name unknown. Brother of William Davis (301 302, 303), Henry Davis (229, 230, 231), and James Davis (337, 338) Azariah with wife, child, and one wagon, joined William and his bride of 13 days on a journey from Pennsylvania to Illinois, taking 19 days, on foot.

Davis, B. 787, 788. h/o Eunice (Cummins) Davis. Mr. Davis and George Davis married sisters Eunice and Julia. No information included on the connection between B. Davis and George Davis.

(Davis), Belle Gritten. 231, 232, w/o Edward Gritten. m/o Jesse B. Gritten.

(Davis), Clara J. Lesher. 277, 278. d/o Jesse Davis and Melvina Elizabeth (Hyatt) Davis. w/o Willis Lesher.

Davis,C. O.. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Davis, D. Cook. 301, 302, 303. s/o William Davis and Elizabeth (Hayes) Davis. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) name unknown. (Wife #2) (g/n/u) Miller. m/o 6.

(Davis), Cynthia A. Cannon. 682, 683. b.1823. d/o Isaac Davis and Elizabeth (Coyle) Davis. w/o Milton Cannon, deceased. m/o 5 children. Note: Sister Diana also married a Cannon; relationship between the two men, both deceased, was not included.

(Davis), Diana Cannon. 682, 683. b.1823. d/o Isaac Davis and Elizabeth (Coyle) Davis. w/o Daniel Cannon, deceased. m/o 2 children. Note: Sister Cynthia also married a Cannon; relationship between the two men, both deceased, was not included.

(Davis), Delilah Barnet. 603, 604. w/o (g/n/u) Barnett. m/o James Barnett.

(Davis), Edith Browning. 301,302, 303. d/o William Davis and Elizabeth (Hayes) Davis. w/o Benjamin Browning. m/o 4.

(Davis), Effie. 251. d/o Aaron Davis and Sarah (Faurot) Davis.

(Davis), Elizabeth. 770, 771, 772. d/o (g/n/u) Davis and Mildred (Carter) Davis Barr. Elizabeth was the stepdaughter of mother Mildred's second husband, William Barr, Sr.

(Davis), Elizabeth Holloway. 232, 235. b.1780 d.1863/85. w/o John Holloway. m/o Zachariah C. Holloway.

(Davis), Emily Wilson. 682, 683. b.1823. d/o Isaac Davis and Elizabeth (Coyle) Davis. w/o George Wilson. m/o four children.

(Davis), Fannie E. 382, 383. d/o Judge Oliver Lowndes Davis and Sarah M. (Cunningham) Davis.

(Davis), Fanny Amis. 407, 408. w/o William Amis. m/o James T. Amis.

Davis, Frank. 489. h/o Laura A. (Bolden) Davis, d/o former slaves, John E. Bolden and Ann E. (Oble) Bolden. Frank was the barber of Ridge Farm, Illinois

Davis, Fred L. 230. b.1876. s/o Henry Davis and Rebecca E. (Baird) Davis.

Davis, G. C. 723. .Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Davis, George. 393, 394. s/o Henry V. Davis and Catherine (Callahan) Davis.

Davis, George. 787, 788. Deceased. h/o Julia (Cummins) Davis, Died before 1889. George and B. Davis married sisters Eunice and Julia. No information included on a possible connection between B. Davis and George Davis.

Davis, George. 817, 818. f/o Sidney (Davis) Mason.

(Davis), Grace Elizabeth. 229, 230, 231. b.1877. d/o Henry Davis and Rebecca E. (Baird) Davis.

Davis, Henry. 301, 302, 303. 337, 338 b. 1781 d.1853/74. s/o (g/n/u) Davis. h/o Rachael (Polock or Pollock) Davis. f/o 11 children, 5 living in 1889 including 3rd born William Davis, Bio 301, 302, 303; youngest child James Davis, 337, 338; Azariah Davis. Henry was a tobacco farmer. After visiting Illinois four times, he settled in 1836 on the farm later owned in 1889 by son James Davis, which was increased to 4,200 acres.

Davis, Henry. 229, 230, 231. b.1841 s/o William Davis and Elizabeth (Hayes) Davis, 4th child of 10. Husband of three women: (Wife #1) Nancy (Cox) Davis d. 1871. (Wife #2) Rebecca E. (Baird) Davis, d.1880. m/o Fred L. Davis 1876; Grace Elizabeth (Davis) 1877; Sarah Mabel (Davis)1878. (Wife #3) M. Belle (Pemberton) Davis. Henry left home at age 22 in 1863. Raised swine, cattle, horses on 120 acres.

Davis, Henry Harmon. 382, 383. s/o Judge Oliver Lowndes Davis and Sarah M. (Cunningham) Davis.

Davis, Henry V. Bio 393, 394. Parents not listed. Brother of Abram Davis. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Mary Ann (Copeland) Davis. m/o Samuel H. Davis, deceased; William E. Davis; Sarah Elizabeth (Davis) Gamble. (Wife #2) Catherine (Callahan) Davis. m/o Oscar Harmon Davis; Ira Grant Davis; George Davis. Henry came to Illinois in 1835 from Ohio with brother Abram, and their father to put in a crop. The father returned to Ohio, closed up his business there, returned to Illinois and bought 3,000 acres of land, the largest entry of land in one man's name in the Danville land office. Schooling was primitive. Henry left school at 19 to work on his father's farm. He bought 126 acres and 514 acres in Champaign County and a half section in Minnesota. Henry maintained a house with 4 lots in Champaign to better educate his family. In 1852 he sold a lot of mules and bought 982 acres, bringing his total land holdings to nearly 2,000 acres. Henry donated $1,000 to erect the Baptist University in Chicago, the site given by Stephen A. Douglas.

Davis, Ira Grant. 393, 394 s/o Henry V. Davis and Catherine (Callahan) Davis. h/o Mary Elizabeth (Palmer) Davis. f/o Mollie Leona (Davis).

(Davis), Irene Brewer. 682, 683. d/o Isaac Davis and Elizabeth (Coyle) Davis. w/o F. M. Brewer, deceased. m/o 2 children.

Davis, Isaac. 682, 683. b.1796 d.1878/82. h/o Elizabeth (Coyle) Davis. f/o Irene (Davis) Brewer; Emily (Davis) Wilson; Cynthia A (Davis) Cannon; Diana (Davis) Cannon. Lura (Davis) West; Owen Davis; Mary (Davis) Rice. Isaac came to Vermilion County in 1832.

Davis, James. Bio 337, 338. 221, 222. b.1828. s/o Henry Davis and Rachael (Pollock or Polock) Davis. h/o America J. (Boggess) Davis. f/o John T. Davis; Rachel A. (Davis) Danforth. James hunted deer, wolves, etc., as a boy in Ohio. The family settled in Illinois in 1836. John served in Co. C, 71st IL Infantry. John inherited 397 acres from his father, and eventually his father's 4,200 acre farm. He farmed, raised cattle, horses, sheep, hogs. See 338 for extensive travels. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Davis, James Ray. 337, 338 s/o John T. Davis.

(Davis), Jemima Cox. 301, 302, 303. d/o William Davis and Elizabeth (Hayes) Davis. w/o Sullivan Cox. m/o one child.

(Davis), Jennie Milliken. 382, 383. d/o Judge Oliver Lowndes Davis and Sarah M. (Cunningham) Davis. w/o S. M. Milliken.

Davis, Jesse 674, 675. f/o Jonah M Davis. Jesse moved from North Carolina to Wayne County, Indiana in 1832.

Davis, Jesse. Bio 277, 278. 749, 750. b.1832. Youngest son and 7th child of Joseph Davis and Elizabeth (George) Davis. h/o Melvina Elizabeth (Hyatt) Davis. f/o Clara J. (Davis) Lesher; Van C. Davis; unnamed infant died; Scott G. Davis; Minnie L. (Davis) McMillin. Jesse farmed on 440 acres. Marcus and Annis (Butler) Snow later moved to land near Jessee's farm.

Davis, John H. 730. h/o Lilly A. (Ankrum) Davis.

Davis, John M. 860, 861. h/o Eliza (Keyser) Davis. Residents of Paris, Illinois. Sisters Eliza and Margaret married into the Davis family, but relationship between Richard and John not included.

Davis, John T. 337, 338 s/o James Davis and America J. (Boggess) Davis. h/o Katie (Thomas) Davis. f/o James Ray Davis by another marriage. Lived near Fairmount, Illinois.

Davis, Jonah M. Bio 674, 675. b.1824. s/o Jesse Davis. h/o Ella (Jenkins) Davis. f/o Royal Davis; Ruby (Davis); Nellie (Davis). Jonah was well educated and took charge of the Public School at Vermilion Grove from 1850 to 1855. There were 100 students and Jonah employed some assistants. His business ranged from mercantile business with Abraham Smith, Henry C. Smith, then with a brother as Davis Brothers until 1867. In 1872, the brothers built Ridge Farm Flouring Mill and sold it 6 months later. In 1886 he purchased a furniture story in Ridge Farm, and his wife apparently worked with him. He was also an undertaker. Note: Jonah was 51 when he married Ella in 1875.

Davis, Joseph. 277, 278 d.1839 h/o Elizabeth (George) Davis. f/o 4 sons, 4 daughters, Jesse Davis being the 7th child and youngest son.

Davis, Joshua. 948, 949. A stock owner in the First National Bank of Paris, Illinois.

(Davis), Leona. 251. d/o Aaron Davis and Sarah (Faurot) Davis.

Davis, L. T. 748, 749. L. T. began a partnership with brother-in-law George Barnett, on 960 acres of general farming and stock raising.

(Davis) Lucy Mann. 382, 383. Daughter of Judge Oliver Lowndes Davis and Sarah M. (Cunningham) Davis. w/o J. B. Mann.

(Davis), Lura J. West 682, 683. b.1823. d/o Isaac Davis and Elizabeth (Coyle) Davis. w/o James West, deceased. m/o 2 children.

Davis), Lydia Baird. 301, 302, 303. d/o William Davis and Elizabeth (Hays) Davis. w/o George Baird. m/o 4 children.

(Davis), Margaret Finley. 441, 442. b.1831. d/o Amaziah Davis. w/o Watts Finley. m/o Mary (Finley) Honeywell; Charles Finley.

Davis, Martin. 288, 289. h/o Frances Evelyn (Abbott) Davis. Martin was a farmer.

(Davis), Mary M. Albright. 313, 317 b.1836 d/o Amaziah Davis (see Azariah Davis). Second w/o Samuel Albright. m/o Orrie Lulu (Albright) Cunningham; Lilly Belle (Albright).

(Davis), Mary Mills. 571, 572. w/o John Mills. m/o Seth Mills. John and Mary moved from Tennessee to Ohio in 1806, and then on to Indiana in 1815. The land was covered by beech timber.

(Davis), Mary Palmer. 382, 383. d/o Judge Oliver Lowndes Davis and Sarah M. (Cunningham) Davis. w/o Charles J. Palmer.

(Davis), Mary Rice. 682, 683. b.1823. d/o Isaac Davis and Elizabeth (Coyle) Davis. w/o James J. Rice. m/o Bruce L. Rice; Isaac L. Rice; George C. Rice; Emeretta J. (Rice) Harter; John D. Rice; Mary C. (Rice). James began with $100 when he arrived in Vermilion County in 1835, married in 1845, then settled in 1849 in Pilot Township on their 320 acre farm.

(Davis), Minnie L. McMillin. 277, 278. d/o Jesse Davis and Melvina Elizabeth (Hyatt) Davis. w/o David McMillin.

(Davis), Mollie Leona. 393, 394. b. 1888. d/o Ira Grant Davis and Elizabeth (Palmer) Davis.

(Davis,) Nellie. 382, 383. d/o Judge Oliver Lowndes Davis and Sarah M. (Cunningham) Davis.

(Davis), Nellie. 674, 675. d/o Jonah M. Davis and Ella (Jenkins) Davis.

(Davis), Olive. 251. d/o Aaron Davis and Sarah (Faurot) Davis.

Davis, Judge Oliver Lowndes Portrait 382. Bio 382, 383. b.1819. s/o William Davis and Olivia (Thompson) Davis. h/o Sarah M. (Cunningham) Davis. f/o 10 children, 6 living in 1889: Mary (Davis) Palmer; Lucy (Davis) Mann; Jennie (Davis) Milliken; Nellie (Davis); Henry Harmon Davis; Fannie E. (Davis). Oliver had been employed by John Jacob Astor's American Fur Co. Well educated and interested in law. See for education, elections, and appointments, leading to his 1877 appointment by the Supreme Court as Judge of the Appellate Court for 12 years. He moved to Danville in 1844.

Davis, Oscar Harmon. 393, 394. s/o Henry V. Davis and Catherine (Callahan) Davis. h/o Clara H. (Brown) Davis. Oscar was a farmer in Minnesota. f/o 3.

Davis, Owen 682, 683. b.1823. s/o Isaac Davis and Elizabeth (Coyle) Davis. h/o Sarah (Brown) Davis.

(Davis), Polly Stafford. 944, 947. w/o John Stafford. m/o John Stafford.

(Davis), Rachel A. Danforth. 337, 338. d/o James Davis and America J. Boggess) Davis. w/o E. R. Danforth. m/o Jennie (Danforth); Annie (Danforth); James Danforth.

(Davis), Rachel Roudebush 301, 302. d/o William Davis and Elizabeth (Hayes) Davis. w/o Daniel Roudebush. m/o 4.

(Davis), Rebecca C. Ross. 696, 697. First wife of John Ross. Died young.

(Davis), Rebecca Villars. 227, 228. w/o James Villars. m/o Mary (Villars) Cast; William Villars. The children of William and Mary, first cousins, married. See Villars records.

Davis, Resa M. 417, 418. h/o Lucinda (Rickart) Davis.

Davis, Richard. 860, 861. h/o Margaret (Keyser) Davis. Residents of Peoria, Illinois. Sisters Eliza and Margaret married into the Davis family, but relationship between Richard and John not included.

Davis, Royal. 674, 675. s/o Jonah M. Davis and Ella (Jenkins) Davis.

(Davis), Ruby. 674, 675. d/o Jonah M. Davis and Ella (Jenkins) Davis.

Davis, Samuel H. 393, 394 b.1844 d.1862. s/o Henry V. Davis and Mary Ann (Copeland) Davis. Samuel joined Co. F of the 26th Illinois Infantry. He died of an illness.

(Davis), Sarah Elizabeth Gamble. 393, 394. d/o Henry V. Davis and Mary Ann (Copeland) Davis. w/o George R. Gamble, a photographer. m/o 2 children.

(Davis), Sarah Mabel. 229, 230, 231. b.1878 d/o Henry Davis and Rebecca E. (Baird) Davis.

Davis, Scott G. 277, 278. s/o Jesse Davis and Melvina Elizabeth (Hyatt) Davis.

Davis, Seigel. 251. s/o Aaron Davis and Sarah (Faurot) Davis.

(Davis), Sidney Mason. 817, 818. Died 1866. d/o George Davis. First wife of John Mason. m/o William W. Mason, died age 21 in the army; George Mason; Ellis Mason; Warren D. Mason; Sarah (Mason); Mary M. (Mason) Pennington;John J. Mason; Roda (Mason) Brown; Francis M. Mason.

Davis, Van C. 277, 278. s/o Jessee Davis and Melvina Elizabeth (Hyatt) Davis.

Davis, William, Bio 301, 302, 303, 337, 338. 229, 230, 231. b.1811 d.1861/50. s/o Henry Davis and Rachael (Polock or Pollock) Davis. Descended from Scots-Irish. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Elizabeth (Hayes) Davis. m/o 10, surviving in 1889: Rachael (Davis) Roudebush; Edith (Davis) Browning; D. Cook Davis; Henry Davis, Bio 229, 300, 301. Jemima (Davis) Cox; Lydia E. (Davis) Baird. (Wife #2) Mary C. (Catlett) Davis. See 302 for story of 19 day walk with Elizabeth (Hayes) Davis, bride of 13 days, from Pennsylvania to Illinois, accompanied by brother Azariah, his wife, and child. Two hours after reaching their log cabin (a gift from father Henry) they were visited by prairie wolves. Received $2,500 from his father. In later years, William gave $3,500 to each of his surviving children, and half of his 2,000 acres. Co-owner of Davis and Stearns implements.

Davis, William. 967, 968. h/o Mahala (Lamb) Davis. Residents of Nebraska.

Davis, William. 382, 383. h/o Olivia (Thompson) Davis. f/o Judge Oliver Lowndes Davis.

Davis, William E. 393, 394 s/o Henry V. Davis and Mary Ann (Copeland) Davis. h/o Lilly M. (King) Lucas Davis.

(Davison, Elizabeth Dale. 671, 672. w/o John Dale. m/o 8 children including Daniel D. Dale,Union Army, who died at Murfreesboro; Margaret (Dale) Mann. The family came to Vermilion County, Ross Township, in 1860, and enjoyed a large 2-story brick home on their 5,000 acre farm.

(Davison), Rebecca Villars. 228, 398, 399. w/o James Villars. m/o Rev. John Villars; William Villars, and Mary (Villars) Cast, whose children, first cousins, married.

Davison, S. V. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Dawson, Jacob. 944, 947. h/o Sarah (Stafford) Dawson, deceased.

(Dawson), Nancy Chapman. 867, 868. Died 1848. w/o Samuel Chapman, who also died in 1848. m/o Thomas Chapman; William Chapman, died at age 25; Mary (Chapman) Cummins; Louisa (Chapman; Emily (Chapman). After both Samuel and Nancy died in 1848, daughters Louisa and Emily were taken to Texas, and nothing is known of them. No explanation of who took them to Texas.

(Dawson), Susannah McGee, 980, 981. w/o William McGee. m/o John W. McGee, Bio 980, 981; Sarah (McGee) Briggs; Mary (McGee) Owens; Elijah McGee; Samuel McGee; Moses McGee. After William died, Susannah resided with son John W. McGee.

(Day) Elizabeth Manning. 1097, 1098. w/o John Manning. m/o Minerva (Manning), deceased; Alonzo Manning, died at Andersonville of starvation; Edward J. Manning; Cina Manning, deceased; Melvin Manning; Wesley Manning; Oliver Manning; Eliza (Manning); Thirza (Manning), deceased; John Manning; Alfred Manning; Joseph Manning; Benjamin F. Manning, Bio 1097, 1098.

Day, John. 974, 977 h/o Hattie (Chambers) Day. Residents of Denver, Colorado.

Dayton, Chaney. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Dayton, Henry. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Dayton, James. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Dazey, Charles M. 271. s/o Jacob Dazey and second wife Lorinda (Whitlatch) Dazey. h/o Mary (Fitzgibbons) Dazey. f/o one child. Charles was a farmer.

(Dazey), Elizabeth. 271. d/o Jacob Dazey and second wife Lorinda (Whitlatch) Dazey.

Dazey, Frank. 271. s/o Jacob Dazey and second wife Lorinda (Wilkinson) Dazey. h/o Eva (Dobe) Dazey. Frank was in the mercantile business.

Dazey, George. 271. s/o Jacob Dazey and second wife Lorinda (Whitlatch) Dazey.

Dazey, Jacob. 271 b.1831. s/o James Dazey and Mary (Gobel) Dazey. Husband of two wives. (Wife #1) Sarah (Whitlatch) Dazey. (Wife #2) Lorinda (Wilkinson) Dazey. m/o Charles M. Dazey; James H. Dazey; John Dazey; William Dazey; Frank Dazey; George Dazey; Elizabeth (Dazey). Jacob farmed 640 acres, then later ran a "heavy and shelf hardware store," with agricultural implements, and lumber.

Dazey, James. 271. h/o Mary (Gobel) Dazey. f/o Jacob Dazey. James was a shoemaker and farmer.

Dazey, James H. 271. s/o Jacob Dazey and second wife Lorinda (Wilkinson) Dazey. Wife's name unknown. f/o 3 children.

Dazey, John. 271. s/o Jacob Dazey and second wife Lorinda (Wilkinson) Dazey. h/o Maggie (Williamson) Dazey. f/o one child. John and his family lived in the old homestead.

Dazey, William. 271. s/o Jacob Dazey and second wife Lorinda (Wilkinson) Dazey. h/o (g/n/u) Smith) Dazey. f/o two children. William was a farmer.

(Deal), Ellen Peterson. 268, 269, 270. w/o David C. Peterson.

(Dean), Abigail Williams. 354, 357. b.1833. d/o J. M. Dean and Mary (Elwell) Dean. w/o William Williams. m/o 6 children, 4 living: Elnora (Williams) Umbanhower; James J. Williams; "Eva" Mary Evarilla (Williams); Jonathan Lee Williams. Abigail moved to Illinois at 17 years.

Dean, J. M. 354, 357. b.1802 d.1872/70 h/o Mary (Elwell) Dean. f/o 9 children, 5 living, including Abigail (Dean) Williams.

(Dean), Nancy J. Watson. 894, 897. w/o James Watson, Jr. m/o 8 children, 6 living: Mary Belle (Watson); William J. Watson; Charles B. Y. Watson; John A. Watson; Gracy (Watson); James L. Watson.

(Deatherage), Sarah L. Kerrick. 981. w/o John W. Kerrick. m/o 9, 7 survived in 1889, 5 became teachers: Catherine (Kerrick) Walters; Henry C. Kerrick; James A. Kerrick, Bio 981; Lizzie (Kerrick); Charles L Kerrick; William Kerrick; Salle E. (Kerrick); Mary E. (Kerrick) deceased; Bushrod Kerrick, died at age 27.

(Dedimore), Nancy Keplinger. 340, 341 d.1841. w/o Jacob Keplinger. m/o 3 sons, 2 daughters. Surviving: Thomas Keplinger, Bio 340, 341; John Keplinger; Martha (Keplinger).

Deeten, Burn. 341, 342 h/o Fannie (Dixon) Deeten. Burn was a farmer.

(DeHart), Annie. 710, 711, 712. d/o G. DeHart and Mary E. (Rice), deceased.

DeHart, G. 710, 711, 712. h/o Mary E. (Rice), deceased. f/o Annie (DeHart); James DeHart.

DeHart, James. 710, 711, 712. s/o G. DeHart and Mary E. (Rice), deceased. De Lapp, Harvey. 857, 858. 892. h/o Cynthia (Honnold) De Lapp. f/o one daughter. Resident of Kansas Township.

DeNewell, (g/n/u). 586, 587, 588. s/o Count Joseph DeNewell. An English farmer, Mr. DeNewell lived over 80 years. f/o Joseph Newell, who dropped the "De" to simplify the name to Newell.

DeNewell, Count Joseph. 586, 587, 588. A Norman count in England, Joseph's descendants eventually dropped "De" and the name became "Newell." Grandfather of Joseph Newell, great grandfather of Henry Dorus Newell.

(Devenger/Riggs), Flora B. 653, 654. Adopted daughter of Luther Riggs and Deborah (Carter) Riggs.

(Diament), Elizabeth Canaday. 347, 348. b. 1826 d/o Nathaniel Diament. Second w/o William Canaday, Sr.

Diament, Nathaniel. 347, 348 f/o Elizabeth (Diament) Canaday.

Dickason, Isaac. 702, 703. f/o Mary Jane (Dickason) Robinson.

(Dickason), Mary Jane Robinson. 702, 703. b.1837. d/o Isaac Dickason. w/o Hugh Montgomery Robinson, "Mont Robinson." m/o Eva (Robinson; Hart Benton Robinson; Ida (Robinson); Larkin Gray Robinson.

Dicken, (g/n/u). 548, 549. f/o John C. Dicken. The 3rd settler in Coleman's Prairie, Vermilion County Indiana. In 1832 he came to Vermilion County Illinois.

(Dicken), Ada R. 1006, 1007. d/o William C. Dicken and Serena (Scott) Dicken.

Dicken, David S. Bio 548, 549; 560, 561. b.1836. s/o John C. Dicken and Hannah (Golden) Dicken. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Ann M. (Crawford) Dicken. d.1874. m/o Ida M. (Dicken) Chesley; Ellie R. (Dicken) Hinshaw, see 560, 561; Mark L. Dicken. (Wife #2) Mary F. (McClain) Little Dicken. Unlike so many of his contemporaries, David had a good education. He was an apprentice in harness making, then started his own business. See for promotions from a private in Co. A, 25th Illinois Infantry, to Captain in Co. E., 135th Illinois Infantry. He was with the Railway Postal Service in 1872. See for 17 year career in various branches of United States Service agencies.

(Dicken), Ellie R. Hinshaw. 560, 561; 548, 549. d/o David S. Dicken and Ann M. (Crawford) Dicken. w/o Dr. Dougan C. Hinshaw of Ridge Farm. m/o Hazel Bessie (Hinshaw).

(Dicken), Ida M. Chesley. 548, 549. d/o David S. Dicken and Ann M. (Crawford) Dicken. w/o Charles F. Chesley. m/o Beulah( Chesley); Edna (Chesley).

Dicken, John. 1006, 1007. h/o Mary (Golden) Dicken. f/o William C. Dicken. John left Tennessee, moved to Georgetown, Illinois, then moved to Ridge Farm, Illinois, serving there as Justice of the Peace.

Dicken, John C. 1006, 1007. s/o William C. Dicken and Serena (Scott) Dicken.

Dicken, John C. Bio 548, 549. d.1873. h/o Hannah (Golden) Dicken. f/o David Dicken; Julia A. (Dicken) Burchett; Susanna (Dicken) Porter. John ran stores in Ridge and Newman.

(Dicken), Julia A. Burchett. 548, 549. d/o John C. Dicken and Hannah (Golden) Dicken. Julia lived in Paris, Illinois.

(Dicken), Laura E. McKinley. 1006, 1007. d/o William C. Dicken and Serena (Scott) Dicken. w/o Wort C. McKinley. Residents of Danville.

Dicken, Mark L. 548, 549. s/o David S. Dicken and Ann M. (Crawford) Dicken.

Dicken, Melvin S. 1006, 1007. s/o William C. Dicken and Serena (Scott) Dicken. h/o Ida (Reed) Dicken. Melvin farmed in Prairie Township, and was the administrator of his parents' estate.

(Dicken), Susanna Porter. 548, 549. d/o John C. Dicken and Hannah (Golden) Dicken.

Dicken, William A. 1006, 1007. s/o William C. Dicken and Serena (Scott) Dicken. Dicken, William C. Bio 1006, 1007. b.1834. d.1885/51. s/o John Dicken and Mary (Golden) Dicken. h/o Serena (Scott) Dicken. f/o Melvin S. Dicken; Laura E. (Dicken) McKinley; David M. Dicken, died age 13; John C. Dicken; William A. Dicken; Ada R. (Dicken). After several moves, William moved to Ridge Farm He was a livestock dealer. He owned 1,810 acres in Edgar County, 1,030 acres in Ross & Prairie Townships, and 780 acres in Metcalf. His homestead was on 360 acres. He was noted for his helpfulness in the community.

(Dickenson), Frances R. Curtis. 1029, 1030, 1031. d/o Robert N. Dickenson and Cynthia (Rives) Dickenson. w/o David Curtis. m/o Alice (Curtis); Belle (Curtis) Siders; David S Curtis; Joseph W Curtis; Jennie L. (Curtis). Frances came to Edgar County as a young girl.

Dickenson, Robert N. 1029, 1030, 1031. h/o Cynthia (Rives) Dickenson. f/o Frances R. (Dickenson) Curtis.

(Dickerson), Mary Dodson. 255, 256. d.1860. First wife of Ruel Dodson. m/o 4 daughters and 2 sons, the eldest son and 5th born being Elder George W. Dodson.

Dickinson, David. 1019, 1020. f/o Harriet (Dickinson) Scott. David was a millwright. Note: Because of the practice of ignoring antecedents in this book, these children, included on 1020, could be members of the family of David Light, John Scott, or David Dickenson. They are: Charlotte; Charles D.; Benjamin F., deceased; Oliver; Reuben S.; Catherine; Samuel; William W. They are listed as the children of John Scott because of a reference to the "sons who ran his farms."

(Dickinson), Emma Jones. 717, 718. 212, 213 b. 1852 in England. d/o William Dickinson and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. w/o Arthur Jones, Bio 717, 718. m/o Edward A. Jones; William H. Jones; Dora B. Jones; Nettie B. and Cora M, deceased twins. Husband Arthur was a year old the day the family sailed to America to join Henry, his father, who had gone ahead to prepare for their arrival. Emma was 6 to 8 weeks old when she arrived in America with her family. Sisters Harriet and Emma Jones married brothers Arthur and Frederic Jones.

(Dickinson), Hannah R. 212, 213. d/o William Dickinson and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. Born in America after the family arrived in 1853.

(Dickinson), Harriet Ann Jones. 213, 271, 272 b. 1847 in England. d/o William Dickinson and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. w/o Frederic Jones (271, 272). m/o 10: James Jones; Emma (Jones); Richard Jones; Harriet A. (Jones); Elizabeth (Jones); Sarah (Jones); Frederic Jones; Arthur Jones; Henry Jones; Edward Jones. Sisters Harriet and Emma Jones married brothers Arthur and Frederic Jones.

(Dickinson), Harriet Scott. 1019, 1020. d.1878. w/o (g/n/u) Scott. m/o John Scott.

Dickinson, Henry. 212, 213. s/o William Dickinson of England and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. Born in America after 1853.

Dickinson, James. 212, 213. s/o William Dickinson of England and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. Born in America after 1853.

Dickinson, John. 212, 213. Born and died in England. h/o Hannah ((m/n/u) Dickinson. f/o William Dickinson.

Dickinson, John. 213. s/o William Dickinson of England and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. Born in America after 1853.

Dickinson, Joseph. 212, 213. s/o William Dickinson of England and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. Born in America after 1853.

(Dickinson), Mary Elizabeth. Stonebraker. 212, 213. d/o William Dickinson and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. w/o George Stonebraker.

(Dickinson), Matilda. 212, 213. d/o William Dickinson and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. w/o James Bentley. Born in America after the family arrived in 1853.

Dickinson, William. 212, 213. b.1819 in England. s/o John Dickinson and Hannah (m/n/u) Dickinson. h/o Emma (Barker) Dickinson whom he married in England. f/o 10 children. Born in England were: Harriet A. (Dickinson) Jones (see Frederic Jones bio 271, 272); Mary Elizabeth (Dikinson) Stonebraker; Emma (Dickinson) Jones (see Arthur Jones, Bio 717, 718; as partner of Frederick, 272); William Dickinson. Born after 1853 when the Dickinson family emigrated to America were James Dickinson; Henry Dickinson; John Dickinson; Joseph Dickinson; Matilda (Dickinson) Bentley; Hanna R. (Dickinson.) On the 6 weeks voyage to America in 1853, they were accompanied by Emma's sister, Matilda (Barker) Clipson, and Matilda's family 213, (and perhaps the Barkers) They came directly to Vermilion County and settled on 197 acres.

Dickinson, William. 212, 213. s/o William Dickinson of England and Emma (Barker) Dickinson. h/o Callie (Latlen) Dickinson.

Dickson, (g/n/u). 455, 456. f/o Simon Dickson. Mr. Dickson came to Illinois in 1824.

Dickson, Albertus. 537, 538. s/o Silas Dickson and Frances (Foos) Dickson.

Dickson, Amos. 593, 594, 595. s/o Robert Dickson and Phebe (Means) Dickson. In 1823, Amos's father made his first trip to Illinois to purchase Government land. Amos's brother, John, was a boat builder, and with brother David, the two brothers built a flatboat, and their father purchased a keelboat. They loaded oxen, horses, cows, farming utensils, and household goods and started down the Ohio River. At Louisville, the boats had to be abandoned because of high water. The rest of the journey to Illinois was made overland, settling on what became David's farm. Amos, with brothers James and David, pushed the keelboat up the Wabash River.

Dickson, Andrew S. 593, 594, 595. s/o Robert Dickson and Phebe (Means) Dickson.

Dickson, David. 593, 594, 595. h/o Jane (Stephenson) Dickson. f/o Robert Dickson. Grandfather of David Dickson, Bio 593, 594, 595.

Dickson, David. Bio 593, 594, 595. b.1806. s/o Robert Dickson and Phebe (Means) Dickson. h/o Margaret (Waters) Dickson. f/o Silas Dickson, Bio 537, 538; Robert Dickson, died at 33; Permelia (Dickson) Ralston or Rawlston; Jemima (Dickson) Varner. In 1823, David's father made his first trip to Illinois to purchase Government land. David's brother, John, was a boat builder, and the two brothers built a flatboat, and their father purchased a keelboat. They loaded oxen, horses, cows, farming utensils, and household goods and started down the Ohio River. At Louisville, the boats had to be abandoned because of high water. The rest of the journey to Illinois was made overland, settling on what became David's farm. David, with brothers James and Amos, pushed the keelboat up the Wabash River. David remembered the beauty of the land, and terrible fires that could sweep the country. David eventually owned 1,100 acres of land, much of it on a Mexican Warrant, for land originally available for service in the Mexican War of 1849; much of the land was given to the children. See Biography for early adventures, and driving large herds as far as New York City.

Dickson, Fred C. 455, 456. s/o Sanford S. Dickson and Olive (Selby) Dickson.

(Dickson), Hanna Payne. 892. w/o James H. Payne. m/o 6 children including Della (Payne) Winn; Mary (Payne) Honnold; 4 additional children, names not included. The Paynes lived on a farm adjoining that of daughter Mary and husband Richard Honnold.

Dickson, Hiram C. 455, 456. s/o Simon Dickson and Elizabeth (Catlin) Dickso Smith.

Dickson, James. 593, 594, 595. Died in infancy. s/o Robert Dickson and Phebe (Means) Dickson. According to Bio, another son was later named James S.

Dickson, James S. 593, 594, 595. s/o Robert Dickson and Phebe (Means) Dickson. In 1823, James' father made his first trip to Illinois to purchase Government land. James's brother, John, was a boat builder, and with the help of brother David, they built a flatboat, and their father purchased a keelboat. They loaded oxen, horses, cows, farming utensils, and household goods and started down the Ohio River. At Louisville, the boats had to be abandoned because of high water. The rest of the journey to Illinois was made overland, settling on what is now David's farm. James, with brothers David and Amos, pushed the keelboat up the Wabash River. Note: The first son of James' parents, Robert and Phoebe, was also named James. The child died in infancy.

(Dickson), Jane. 593, 594, 595. d/o Robert Dickson and Phebe (Means) Dickson.

(Dickson), Jemima. 593, 594, 595. d/o Robert Dickson and Phebe (Means) Dickson.

(Dickson), Jemima Varner. 593, 594, 595; 537, 538. d/o David Dickson and Margaret (Waters) Dickson. w/o Allen Varner, a farmer. m/o Jacob D. Varner; Mary (Varner): Margaret (Varner); Robert Varner; William Varner; David D. Varner.

Dickson, John. 593, 594, 595. s/o Robert Dickson and Phebe (Means) Dickson. John was a boat builder, and with brother David, the two brothers built a flatboat, and their father purchased a keelboat. They loaded oxen, horses, cows, farming utensils, and household goods and started down the Ohio River. At Louisville, the boats had to be abandoned because of high water. The rest of the journey to Illinois was made overland.

(Dickson), Lena Cannon. 537, 538. d/o Silas Dickson and Frances (Foos) Dickson. w/o Edward Cannon.

(Dickson) Lola M. 455, 456. d/o Sanford S. Dickson and Olive (Selby) Dickson,

(Dickson), Margaret. 593, 594, 595. d/o Robert Dickson and first wife Phebe (Means) Dickson.

Dickson, Means. 537, 538. See Robert Dickson for information, 593, 594, 595, the Bio of son David Dickson in which his father's name is listed as Robert Dickson. 537, 538 is Bio of grandson Silas Dickson, and "Means" was the maiden name of Robert's wife, Phebe (Means) Dickson.

Dickson, Moses. 593, 594, 595. s/o Robert Dickson and first wife, Phebe (Means) Dickson. According to the biography, a child by each wife was named Moses.

Dickson, Moses B. 593, 594, 595. Deceased. s/o Robert Dickson and second wife, Hester (Stretch) Dickson. According to the biography, a child by each wife was named Moses.

(Dickson), Nancy Hubbard. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1827 d.1859/52. w/o Thornton Hubbard. m/o Lilly (Hubbard) Dougherty.

Dickson, Oliver P. 455, 456. s/o Simon Dickson and Elizabeth (Catlin) Dickson Smith.

(Dickson), Permelia Ralston or Rawlston. 537, 538. d/o David Dickson and Margaret (Waters) Dickson. w/o Dr. J. W. Rawlston of Danville. See also 593, 594, 595, the Bio of father David Dickson:

Dickson, Robert. 593, 594, 595. s/o David Dickson and Jane (Stephenson) Dickson. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Phebe (Means) Dickson. m/o James Dickson, died in infancy; John Dickson; Jane (Dickson); James S. Dickson; Amos Dickson; David Dickson, Bio 593, 594, 595; Margaret (Dickson); Robert Dickson; *Moses Dickson; Jemima (Dickson); Andrew S. Dickson. (Wife #2) Hester (Stretch) Dickson. m/o William T. Dickson; *Moses B. Dickson, deceased. Robert made his first trip to Illinois in 1823 when he secured Government land. He returned in 1824 with his family, but died of typhus fever in 1827. Note: There are many odd details and contradictions. According to the biographies, two sons by Phebe were named James. A child by each wife was named Moses. According to the Bio of son David Dickson, 537, 538, "Means" is listed as the given name, and in the Bio of grandson Silas Dickson. This is an apparent error because "Means" was the maiden name of Robert's mother, Phebe (Means) Dickson. Contradictory birth dates given, ranging from 1765 to 1773, to 1776, when computed from information in the biography.

Dickson, Robert. 593, 594, 595. s/o Robert Dickson and first wife Phebe (Means) Dickson.

Dickson, Robert. 537, 538. Died age 33. s/o David Dickson and Margaret (Waters) Dickson.

Dickson, Robert. 537, 538. s/o Silas Dickson and Frances (Foos) Dickson.

Dickson, Sanford S. Bio 455, 456. b.1855. s/o Simon Dickson and Elizabeth (Catlin) Dickson Smith. h/o Olive (Selby) Dickson. f/o Lola M. (Dickson); Fred C. Dickson. Sanford attended school only in the winter until he was 18 years old. He first clerked in John Littler's store at Fithian, then he was with J. A. Cowles who bought out Littler. Sanford became a partner on January 1, 1877, and moved the store to Muncie. The firm dissolved exactly 9 years later when Sanford purchased the business. Beginning when he was 16, Sanford worked in selling grain; he became the leading grain merchant in Muncie, moving thousands of dollars of grain. A tenant operated a 160 acre farm of which Sanford owned 120 acres. He became interested in the Davis Sewing Machine Company, and had 2 wagons and 2 men on the road all the time. He was postmaster, then assistant postmaster. Supervisor of Oakwood township. School Director.

Dickson, Silas. Bio 537, 538. b.1830. s/o David Dickson and Margaret (Waters) Dickson. h/o Frances (Foos) Dickson. f/o Robert Dickson; Lena (Dickson) Cannon; Albertus Dickson. Silas married at age 34. He was in the agriculture and cattle business, having driven hundreds of fat cattle to New York City, selling them to local butchers. When shipment by rail came into common use, things changed. Silas had a 600 acre farm plus a neighboring farm of 80 acres. He was a resident of Indionola.

Dickson, Simon. 455, 456. b.1823. d. 1863/30 of pneumonia. s/o (g/n/u) Dickson. h/o Elizabeth (Catlin) Dickson Smith. f/o Wilbur T. Dickson; Oliver P. Dickson; Hiram C. Dickson; Sanford S. Dickson. While Simon served in Co. C. of the 125th Illinois Infantry, he died of pneumonia.

Dickson, Wilbur T. 455, 456. s/o Simon Dickson and Elizabeth (Catlin) Dickson Smith.

Dickson, William T. 593, 594, 595. Deceased. s/o Robert Dickson and second wife, Hester (Stretch) Dickson.

Diffenderfer, Gotleib. 401, 402. h/o Mary Ann (Rogers) Diffenderfer. f/o 10 children, Melinda the 4th born. Gotleib died in Indiana.

(Diffenderfer), Melinda J. Hagley, 401, 402. b.1843. Fourth born child of Gotleib Diffenderfer and Mary Ann (Rogers) Diffenderfer. w/o Thornton K. Hagley. m/o Clara A. (Hagley), died at 7 years; William W. Hagley; Ida M. (Hagley), died at 21 months; Albert G. Hagley.

(Dill). Ella Giddings. 344, 347 b.1863 Second w/o Albert Giddings.

Dill, Captain J. Abner. 820, 821, 822. f/o Lucretia A. (Dill) Powell. At one time, son-in-law Thomas M. Powell, worked on the Captain's farm.

(Dill), Lucretia A. Powell. 820, 821, 822. Deceased. d/o Captain J. Abner Dill. w/o Thomas M. Powell. m/o Z. E. Powell; A. B. Powell; Sue M. (Powell) Powell (correct). At one time, husband Thomas worked on the farm of Lucretia's father, Captain J. Abner Dill.

(Dillinger), Lucinda Myers. 1072, 1073, 1074. w/o Archie Myers. m/o Mary (Myers) Davidson.

(Dillon), Alma. 755. d/o George Dillon and Desdemona F. (Martin) Dillon.

Dillon, Barclay. 737, 738. s/o Jonathan Dillon and first wife Charity (Haworth) Dillon. h/o Lizzie (Haworth) Dillon. f/o 6 children.

(Dillon), Charity Rees. 604, 605, 606. w/o William Rees, Sr. m/o Moses Rees; William Rees, Jr.; James Rees; John Rees; Mary (Rees); Margaret (Rees); plus an unnamed daughter.

Dillon, Charles. 737, 738. s/o Jonathan Dillon and second wife Permelia (Madden) Henderson Dillon. Wife's name unclear, could be Emory.

(Dillon), Edith C. Folger. 581, 582. Daughter of Laban Dillon and Jane (Holliday) Dillon. w/o Elder Uriah Folger. No children. Edith was an infant when her father died.

(Dillon), Emily Pugh. 540, 541, 542. 737, 738. d/o Jonathan Dillon and second wife Permelia (Madden) Henderson Dillon. w/o John J. Pugh. m/o Grace (Pugh); Ada (Pugh); Bertha (Pugh); Charles Pugh; Ella (Pugh); Howard Pugh.

Dillon, George. Bio 755; 737, 738. b. 1837. s/o Luke Dillon and *Charity (Wright) Dillon. h/o Desdemona F. (Martin) Dillon. f/o Lucretia (Dillon); Alma (Dillon); Hannah (Dillon); William S. Dillon; Grace (Dillon); Joseph G. Dillon; Robert M. Dillon. Luke helped on the family farm, and continued after father Luke died, in order to help his brothers and sisters. At age 21, he bought a farm near Georgetown. George served in Co. D, 25th Illinois Infantry for three years; injured in 1865, his right arm was amputated. See for extensive civic duties and elected offices. Note*: The name of George's mother was found on Google.

(Dillon), Grace. 755. d/o George Dillon and Desdemona F. (Martin) Dillon.

(Dillon), Hannah. 737, 738. d/o Luke Dillon.

(Dillon), Hannah. 755. d/o George Dillon and Desdemona F. (Martin) Dillon.

Dillon, James W. 737, 738. s/o Luke Dillon.

(Dillon) Jane Heron. 737, 738. d/o Jonathan Dillon and second wife Permelia (Madden) Henderson Dillon. w/o Garrett O. Heron.

Dillon, Jessee. 737, 738. Deceased. s/o Luke Dillon. Jessee had been married, but info not included.

Dillon, John L. 737, 738. Deceased. s/o Luke Dillon. 1st Lt in 38th Illinois Infantry, killed at Stone River.

Dillon, Jonathan. Bio 737, 738. b.1820. s/o Luke Dillon. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Charity (Haworth) Dillon. d.1850. m/o Mary (Dillon) Henderson; Barclay Dillon; Ruth (Dillon), deceased. (Wife #2) Permelia (Madden) Henderson Dillon. m/o Charles Dillon; Emily (Dillon) Pugh; Jane (Dillon) Heron; Lucy (Dillon) Canaday; Lewis Dillon; Sallie (Dillon). Jonathan was a farmer and stock raiser on his 228 acres, with Poland China swine and Short horn cattle. Jonathan was a Quaker.

Dillon, Joseph G. 755. s/o George Dillon and Desdemona F. (Martin) Dillon.

Dillon, Laban. 581, 582. h/o Jane (Holliday) Dillon. f/o Edith C. (Dillon) Folger. Edith was an infant when Laban died. Excerpt from the information on John Pugh 540, 541, 542. In 1832 during the Black Hawk War, Isaac Mardick was a neighbor on the same section as John Pugh's land. Another neighbor, Laban Dillon, dressed as an Indian for fun, took a gun, crawled along in Indian fashion till Mardick saw him, then Dillon stood up as if to fire a gun. Mardick ran home leaving the horse and plow in the field. Mardick offered a man a colt if he would bring the horse to the house. Mardick became a laughing stock.

(Dillon), Lewis. 737, 738. s/o Jonathan Dillon and second wife Permelia (Madden) Henderson Dillon. h/o Flora (Wolf) Dillon.

(Dillon), Lucretia. 755. d/o George Dillon and Desdemona F. (Martin) Dillon.

(Dillon) Lucy Canaday. 737, 738. d/o Jonathan Dillon and second wife Permelia (Madden) Henderson Dillon. w/o John Canaday.

Dillon, Luke. 737, 738; 755. f/o 10, 6 living: Naomi (Dillon); James W. Dillon; Hannah (Dillon); Jonathan Dillon, Bio 737, 738; William Dillon; George Dillon, Bio 755. Deceased children: John L. Dillon, 1st Lt, 38th Illinois Infantry, killed at Stone River. Deceased adult children, all had been married: Sallie Dillon; Jessee Dillon; Ruth Dillon. Luke left North Carolina for Ohio at age 17 and first settled near present day Cincinnati on timbered land. In 1830 he arrived in Vermilion County with his wife and 6 children. The journey was made with a 6-horse team, and the family cooked and camped on the way. He purchased a large farm that was full of wild animals. The family lived in a log house. Luke built one of the first frame houses in the Georgetown area. Note: No reference was made to their mother, the wife of father Luke, in the biographies of two sons.

(Dillon), Lydia Haworth Fletcher. 521, 522. b.1815 d/o Peter Dillon. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Eli Haworth, f/o 9 children, 6 living: Samuel Haworth; Julie (Haworth Mahala (Haworth); Mary (Haworth; William P. Haworth; Charles F. Haworth. (Husband #2) Second wife of John Fletcher.

(Dillon), Mary Henderson. 737, 738. d/o Jonathan Dillon and first wife Charity (Haworth) Dillon. w/o Joseph Henderson. m/o William Henderson; Lucretia E. (Henderson); Minnie (Henderson): Rosa (Henderson); Josephine (Henderson).

(Dillon), Naomi. 737, 738. d/o Luke Dillon.

Dillon, Peter. 521, 522. f/o Lydia (Dillon) Haworth Fletcher. During the Revolutionary War, Peter, a Quaker, left North Carolina and went to Tennessee.

Dillon, Robert M. 755. s/o George Dillon and Desdemona F. (Martin) Dillon.

(Dillon), Ruth. 737, 738. Deceased. d/o Luke Dillon. Ruth had been married, but info not included.

(Dillon), Ruth. 737, 738. Deceased. d/o Jonathan Dillon and first wife Charity (Haworth) Dillon.

(Dillon), Sallie. 737, 738. Deceased. d/o Luke Dillon. Sallie had been married, but info not included.

(Dillon). Sallie. 737, 738. d/o Jonathan Dillon and second wife Permelia (Madden) Henderson Dillon.

(Dillon). Susannah Babb 430, 431, 432. b. 1788. First wife of Levi Babb. m/o 10 children including Jonathan Babb and Levi Babb.

Dillon, William. 737, 738. s/o Luke Dillon.

Dillon, William S. 755. s/o George Dillon and Desdemona F. (Martin) Dillon.

(Dinmoore), Lucy. 923, 924, 927. w/o Hiram Ross. m/o 2 children. Residents of Coles County, Illinois.

Dinsmore, (g/n/u). 807, 808. Born in Scotland. f/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore. Mr. Dinsmore was driven out of Scotland because of religious persecution. He first went to North Ireland, then to America. He settled in New Hampshire, and operated a large farm.

(Dinsmore), Abbie Morse. 807, 808. d/o George O. Dinsmore and Annette E. (Hazelton) Dinsmore. w/o A. P. Morse. m/o Leroy Morse; Mary A. (Morse). Note: Both Abbie and her aunt, Martha B. (Dinsmore) Morse married into the Morse family; no connection included.

Dinsmore, Bert. 807, 808. s/o George O. Dinsmore and Annette E. (Hazelton) Dinsmore. Bert was in school at Green Castle, Indiana.

Dinsmore, Rev. Cadford M. 807, 808. s/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. Rev. Dinsmore was a chaplain in the Civil War. Resident of Exter.

Dinsmore, Emory H. 807, 808. s/o George O. Dinsmore and Annette E. (Hazelton) Dinsmore. h/o Sadie (Tustison) Dinsmore. f/o Robert M. Dinsmore; Mary A. (Dinsmore). Emory owned an 80 acre farm.

Dinsmore, George O. Portrait 806. Bio 807, 808. b.1828. s/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Annette E. (Hazelton) Dinsmore whom he married in 1852. m/o Abbie (Dinsmore Morse; Emory H. Dinsmore; John T. G. Dinsmore; Bert Dinsmore; Sadie (Dinsmore). (Wife #2) Fanny (Choat) Dinsmore. George received a good education in New Hampshire, graduating at age 18 from the Academy at Deary. Because of health problems from a manufacturing job in Massachusetts, he started west in the fall of 1852, traveling by rail and wagon. He was a clerk at Bloomfield for 2 years. In 1860 he operated 320 acres. See for many honors and affiliations.

Dinsmore, George O, Jr. 807, 808. s/o John T. G. Dinsmore and Ida (Kenton) Dinsmore.

(Dinsmore), Hattie. 807, 808. d/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. Resident of Mass.

Dinsmore, Ira. 807, 808. s/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. Resident of Colchester, Conn.

Dinsmore, Hon. J. T. G. 807, 808. b.1800. s/o (g/n/u) Dinsmore. h/o Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. f/o James Dinsmore, deceased; Rev. Cadford M. Dinsmore; George O. Dinsmore, Bio 807, 808; Silas A. Dinsmore; Ira Dinsmore; John T. G. Dinsmore, Jr.; Martha B. (Dinsmore) Morse; Kate M. Dinsmore; Theodore Dinsmore; Hattie (Dinsmore); deceased, Susan E. (Dinsmore) and Ruth A. (Dinsmore). Mr. Dinsmore farmed 200 acres, then opened a grist mill. See for many honors.

Dinsmore, John T. G. Jr. 807, 808. s/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. Resident of Manchester.

Dinsmore, John T. G.. 807, 808. s/o George O. Dinsmore and Annette E. (Hazelton) Dinsmore. h/o Ida (Kenton) Dinsmore. f/o George O. Dinsmore, Jr.; Mark F. Dinsmore. John operated a 40 acre farm.

(Dinsmore), Kate M. 807, 808. d/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. Resident of Boston.

Dinsmore, Mark F.. 807, 808. s/o John T. G. Dinsmore and Ida (Kenton) Dinsmore.

(Dinsmore), Martha B. Morse. 807, 808. d/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. Resident of Boston. Note: Both Martha and her neice, Abbie (Dinsmore) Morse, married into the Morse family; no connection included.

(Dinsmore), Mary A. 807, 808. d/o Emory H. Dinsmore and Sadie (Tustison) Dinsmore.

Dinsmore, Robert M. 807, 808. s/o Emory H. Dinsmore and Sadie (Tustison) Dinsmore.

(Dinsmore), Sadie. 807, 808.d/o George O. Dinsmore and Annette E. (Hazelton) Dinsmore. A music teacher, Sadie lived with her parents.

Dinsmore, Silas A. 807, 808. s/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore.

Dinsmore, Theodore. 807, 808. s/o Hon. J. T. G. Dinsmore and Mehitable (Mellorn) Dinsmore. Theodore was a drummer in the Civil War. Resident of Parsons, Kansas.

(Divan), Margaret Cessna Richardson 313, 314 d.1889. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Jonathan Cessna, f/o John Cessna, Bio 313, 314, b.1833; daughter (g/n/u) (Cessna) Grimes. (Husband #2) Joseph Richardson. Margaret as a widow, lived on the homestead of husband Joseph Richardson. Note: in a coincidence of names, see 709, 710 Biography of Margaret (m/n/u) Richardson who married Joseph Richardson in 1832. This is not Margaret (Divan) Cessna Richardson, above, because she gave birth to John Cessna in 1833, the year after the other Margaret married the other Joseph Richardson.

(Diven), Drusilla Canaday 347, 348 w/o James A Canaday. m/o Mary E. (Canaday); Dora (Canaday); Earl Canaday; Ora (Canaday).

Dixon, Alfred M. Bio 341, 342. b.1834 s/o William Dixon and Jane (Montgomery) Dixon. h/o Serena (Dunkelbarger) Dixon. f/o 10 children, 6 survived: Fannie (Dixon) Deeten; John Dixon; Jennie (Dixon); Emma (Dixon; Ella (Dixon); Dale Wallace Dixon. After Alfred's father died, 10 years old Alfred did all of the farm work. Alfred and wife Serena lived on a farm that was a gift from his father-in-law, John Dunkelbarger. Not developed, there were wild animals, including wolves, numerous geese, and prairie chickens in constant presence. Seventeen years later, the change was dramatic. Alfred served as Highway Commissioner.

Dixon, Dale Wallace. 341, 342. s/o Alfred M. Dixon and Serena (Dunkelbarger) Dixon.

(Dixon), Elizabeth Long. 656, 657. b.1856. d/o John Dixon and Elizabeth (Leeper) Dixon. w/o Anthony Long. m/o Alice (Long); Maude (Long).

(Dixon), Ella. 341, 342 . d/o Alfred M. Dixon and Serena (Dunkelbarger) Dixon.

(Dixon), Emma. 341, 342. d/o Alfred M. Dixon and Serena (Dunkelbarger) Dixon.

(Dixon), Fannie Deeten. 341, 342. d/o Alfred M. Dixon and Serena (Dunkelbarger) Dixon. w/o Burn Deeten, a farmer.

(Dixon), Jennie. 341, 342 d/o Alfred M. Dixon and Serena (Dunkelbarger) Dixon.

Dixon, John. 341, 342 s/o Alfred M. Dixon and Serena (Dunkelbarger) Dixon. John was a machinist in Wisconson.

Dixon, John. 656, 657. h/o Elizabeth (Leeper) Dixon. f/o Elizabeth (Dixon) Long.

Dixon, William. 341, 342, d.1844 h/o Jane (Montgomery) Dixon. f/o Alfred M. Dixon.

Doak, John Newton. 998, 999, 1000. s/o John Whitfield Doak. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Martha (Payne) Doak. (Wife #2) Martha Bathsheba (or Bethsheba) (Snapp) Jordon Doak. m/o John. W. N. Doak, 998, 999, 1000; William Doak. In 1832, John moved to Paris or Simms Township. He returned to Tennessee when "Martha" died. (Google notes: In error, the names of both wives were identical, as well as his return to Tennessee when Martha #1 or Martha #2 died. The proper names were online, as well as John's birth and death dates: b.1810. d.1840/30.

Doak, John Whitfield. 998, 999, 1000. s/o Samuel Doak. Presbyterian minister and educator. See for details. (Google notes: b.1878. d.1820/42. h/o (g/n/u) (Alexander) Doak who was the sister of A. A. Alexander, of Princeton Theological Seminary. f/o John Newton Doak. Well documented online.)

Doak, John W. N. Bio 998, 999, 1000. b.1838. d.1865/27. s/o John Newton Doak and second wife Martha Bathsheba (or Bethesba) (Snapp) Jordon Doak. h/o Emily J. (Guthrie) Doak. f/o John W. Doak. In 1859, John and brother William returned to Illinois to take care of their father's land that had not been sold, 2 miles southwest of Paris, Illinois. John farmed there till 1864 when he joined Co. E 66th Illinois Infantry, serving for 3 years. John died at home due to exposure and from a cold caught in the trenches of Ft. Donaldson. He died 3 days after the death of his mother. Note: If John died 3 years after his 1864 enlistment, he would have died in 1867. Apparently he enlisted in 1862 rather than 1864. Another possible error concerns his son, John W. Doak, who was born in 1866, a year after the marriage of his parents in 1865.

Doak, John W. 998, 999, 1000. b.1866. s/o John W. N. Doak and Emily J. (Guthrie) Doak. John was an attorney in Paris, Illinois. Apparently, his father died before he was born.

Doak, Samuel, Sr. 998, 999, 1000. f/o John W. Doak; Samuel Doak. Graduate of Princeton in 1775, founder of Washington College at Greenville, Tennessee in 1795. A famous Presbyterian pastor and educator. See for details (Google notes: b.1749. d.1830/81. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Esther Houston (Montgomery) Doak. Died in 1807. (Wife #2) Margaretta Houston (McEwen) Doak. Samuel was so opposed to slavery that he freed his own slaves!)

Doak, Samuel, Jr. 998, 999, 1000. s/o Samuel Doak, Sr. f/o John Whitfield Doak

Doak, William. 998, 999, 1000. s/o John Newton Doak and Martha Bathsheba (or Bethesba) (Snapp) Jordon Doak.

(Doane) Stella Partlow. 351, 352. w/o Harry G. Partlow.

(Dobe) Eva Dazey. 274. w/o Frank Dazey.

Dodd, Emanuel. 550, 551, 552. b.1816. d1881/65. h/o Mary J. (Wells) Dodd. f/o Sarah A. (Dodd) Fisk, and Frank Dodd, who was 20 years younger than Sarah. Emanuel moved to Vermilion County in 1830 when the land was full of panthers, wild animals, and Indians. He was a farmer, and later opened a hotel in Melrose.

Dodd, Frank. 550, 551, 552. s/o Emanuel Dodd and Mary J. (Wells) Dodd. Birth date not given, but Frank was 20 years younger than his sister, Sarah, who was born in 1843.

(Dodd), Sarah A. Fisk, 550, 551, 552. b.1843. d/o Emanuel Dodd and Mary J. (Wells) Dodd. w/o James W. Fisk. m/o Robert W. Fisk; James E. Fisk; Albert S. Fisk, d.1880 at age 20. While husband James was serving in the army during the Civil War, Sara plowed with oxen, planted corn, and tended to all of man's labor except for making rails and cradling wheat. Note: In addition, Sarah took care of her children, all under age 7 when the war ended.

Dodds, Juretta Asher. 981. w/o Newton Asher. m/o Lizzie (Asher) Kerrick.

(Dodson), Annie M. O'Toole. 255, 256. d/o Elder George W. Dodson and first wife Sarah A. (Walls) Dodson. w/o William O'Toole.

(Dodson), Bessie Orella. 255, 256. d/o Elder George W. Dodson and second wife Dorcas T. (Pilkington) Dodson.

(Dodson), Carrie F. 255, 256. d/o Elder George W. Dodson and second wife Dorcas T. (Pilkington) Dodson.

(Dodson), Ellie L. 255, 256 d/o Elder George W. Dodson and second wife Dorcas T. (Pilkington) Dodson.

Dodson, Elder George W. Dodson, Sr. Bio 255, 256. b.1839. s/o Ruel Dodson and Mary (Dickerson) Dodson. Husband of two women (Wife #1) Sarah A. (Walls) Dodson b.1842 d.1867/25. m/o Annie M. (Dodson) O'Toole; John W. Dodson; George W. Dodson. (Wife #2) Dorcas T. (Pilkington) Dodson b.1846. m/o 11 children; those who survived past the age of 2 years: Carrie F. (Dodson); Ira W. W. Dodson; James F. Dodson; Jessie R. Dodson; Ellie L.. (Dodson); Lillie M. (Dodson); Bessie Orella. George was 9 years old when he came to Vermilion County. He farmed 350 acres in Blount Township and was a lay preacher. Dodson, George W. Jr. 255, 256. s/o Elder George W. Dodson and first wife Sarah A. (Walls) Dodson. h/o Lillie (Parks) Dodson.

Dodson, Ira W. W. 255, 256 s/o Elder George W. Dodson and second wife Dorcas T. (Pilkington) Dodson.

Dodson, James F. 255, 256. s/o Elder George W. Dodson and second wife Dorcas T. (Pilkington) Dodson.

Dodson, Jessie R. 255, 256. s/o Elder George W. Dodson and second wife Dorcas T. (Pilkington) Dodson.

Dodson, John W. 255, 256 s/o Elder George W. Dodson and first wife Sarah A. (Walls) Dodson. h/o Eva K. (Fairchild) Dodson.

(Dodson), Lillie M. 255, 256. d/o Elder George W. Dodson and second wife Dorcas T. (Pilkington) Dodson.

Dodson, Ruel 255, 256 d.1871. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Mary (Dickerson) Dodson, m/o 4 daughters and 2 sons, the eldest son being 5th born, Elder George W. Dodson. (Wife #2) Lucinda (Walls) Dodson.

(Doing), Eliza A. Poulter. 958, 959. b.1830. d.1847/27. First wife of William R. Poulter. m/o Thomas Poulter.

(Doke), Mary Darnall, 522, 525. d.1840. w/o Aaron Darnall. m/o Andrew J. Darnall; Daniel Darnall; Thomas Darnall, died in infancy.

Dole, Alfred Emmett. 1031, 1032, 1033. s/o Col. George Dole and Anna F. (Osborn) Dole. A college student.

Dole, Franklin. 1031, 1032, 1033. d.1868. f/o Col. George Dole who was 4 when father Franklin died.

Dole, Col. George, Sr. Bio 1031, 1032, 1033. b.1834. d.1888/54. s/o Franklin Dole. h/o Anna F. (Osborn) Dole. f/o Milton O. Dole, deceased; Mary (Dole), deceased; Alfred Emmett Dole; George Dole, Jr. George, Sr. was 4 when his father died in 1868; he and his mother moved to Ohio. George spent time with his cousin, William P. Dole, a leading merchant in Napoleon, Ohio. When George was 18 in 1852, he moved to Paris, Illinois, beginning by cutting wood at 50 cents per cord. Self-educated, he qualified to teach school, saved his money and entered the academy at Paris. He continued saving until he had enough money to attend Washington & Jefferson College in Washington County, Pennsylvania, graduating with high honors in 1861 at age 27. The same day he graduated, he was summoned by his Cousin William Dole who had been appointed by Lincoln as Commissioner of Indian Affairs. William appointed George as adjutant of the 3rd Indian Regiment of U. S. Troops recruited from Kansas and Indian Territory. He was promoted to Lt. Colonel in 1863. See for battles. He used a furlough of 20 days to marry Anna. Back on duty, George slept outside for two years. He was mustered out at Ft. Gibson, Indian Territory in 1865. He was the law partner of H V. Sellar for 22 years. In 1888, he served as pall bearer for H A. Conkey. After the funeral, he had a stroke and died the next day. 948, 949. A stock owner in the First National Bank of Paris, Illinois.

Dole, George, Jr. 1031, 1032, 1033. s/o Col. George Dole, Sr. and Anna F. (Osborn) Dole.

Dole, Milton O. 1031, 1032, 1033. d.1889, age 23, of tuberculosis. s/o Col. George Dole, Sr. and Anna F. (Osborn) Dole. A college student.

Dole, William P. 1031, 1032, 1033. Cousin of Col. George Dole,Sr., nephew of Franklin Dole. William was a leading merchant in Napoleon, Ohio, and noted for his integrity. He was appointed by President Lincoln as Commissioner of Indian Affairs. William appointed his cousin, Col. George Dole, as adjutant of the 3rd Indian Regiment of U. S. troops recruited from Kansas and Indian Territory. 948, 949. A stock owner in the First National Bank of Paris, Illinois.

Donaldson's Patented Roof Tiles, see John Miller McCabe 265-266. "Half as heavy as even the lightest."

(Donne), Lulu. 530, 531. d/o William Donne and Abbie (Holton) Donne, deceased. Lulu lived with her grandmother, Helen Dudley Holton. William was an attorney in New York City.

Donne, William. 530, 531. h/o Abbie (Holton) Donne, deceased. f/o Lulu (Donne). Lulu lived with her grandmother, Helen Dudley Holton. William was an attorney in New York City.

(Donnelly), Elizabeth Parrish. 261, 262. w/o John H. Parrish. m/o Giula (Parrish) Thompson; Melvin P. Parrish; Charles Parrish (deceased); Horace C. Parrish; Allie (Parrish); Grace (Parrish); Harley Parrish; Belle (Parrish) (deceased); Grover C. Parrish (Deceased).

Donovan, (g/n/u). 576, 577, 578. Born in Ireland, came to Kentucky. f/o James Donovan.

Donovan, Arthur C. 576, 577, 578. s/o James Donovan and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

Donovan, Cornelius. 576, 577, 578. s/o James Donovan and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

(Donovan), Emma F. 576, 577, 578. Deceased. d/o Samuel Porter Donovan and Sarah Jane (Pollard) Donovan.

(Donovan), Eva A. 576, 577, 578. d/o Samuel Porter Donovan and Sarah Jane (Pollard) Donovan.

Donovan, James, Sr. 576, 577, 578. Died age 60. s/o (g/n/u) Donovan. h/o Mary (Perkins) Donovan. f/o Joseph Donovan; Rebecca (Donovan); William Donovan, deceased; James Donovan, Jr; Cornelius Donovan; Martha (Donovan); Richard Donovan; Samuel Porter Donovan, Bio 576, 577, 578; Sarah J. (Donovan); Arthur C. Donovan; Jerry Donovan; Mary (Donovan); Louisa (Donovan); Nellie Donovan); Robert Donovan. Born in Kentucky, James came to Illinois in 1828. A Private in a Kentucky Company, he served under General Andrew Jackson at 16. He worked in a salt works, taking produce to Chicago and New Orleans.

Donovan, James, Jr. 576, 577, 578. s/o James Donovan and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

Donovan, Jerry. 576, 577, 578. s/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

Donovan, Joseph. 576, 577, 578. s/o James Donovan and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

(Donovan), Louella. 576, 577, 578. d/o Samuel Porter Donovan and Sarah Jane (Pollard) Donovan.

(Donovan), Louisa. 576, 577, 578. d/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

(Donovan), Martha. 576, 577, 578. d/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

(Donovan), Marya. 576, 577, 578. d/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

(Donovan), Nellie. 576, 577, 578. d/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

(Donovan), Rebecca. 576, 577, 578. d/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

Donovan, Richard. 576, 577, 578. s/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

Donovan, Robert. 576, 577, 578. s/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

Donovan, Samuel Porter. Bio 576, 577, 578. b.1829. s/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan. Husband of two women. (Wife #1) Lydia (Stunkard) Donovan. Died in 1873. No children. (Wife #2) Sara Jane (Pollard) Donovan. m/o Luella Donovan; William O. Donovan; Emma F. (Donovan) deceased; Eva A. (Donovan). Samuel's education was limited and he left home at age 16. He was employed on a farm, paid by the month until age 35. He headed for California, by foot to Fairmount, then took a train to St. Louis, then the Missouri River by boat to Omaha. He joined a party of 18 men with wagons and mules, intending to start on a land exploring trip. See Bio for details. At Taos, New Mexico, he met Kit Carson and joined his company. After he left Carson's Company, he earned $25,000 in a lead mine which set him on his way. See story. He returned to Illinois, married Lydia, who lived only 8 years. His second wife, Sarah, was born in England and was 14 when she came to America, about the time Samuel was exploring with Kit Carson. Note: Large parties of men decided during the Civil War years to go into distant parts of the country. Samuel joined the above party of 18 men in 1864.

(Donovan), Sarah J. 576, 577, 578. d/o James Donovan Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

Donovan, William. 576, 577, 578. Deceased. s/o James Donovan, Sr. and Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

Donovan, William O. 576, 577, 578. s/o Samuel Porter Donovan and Sarah Jane (Pollard) Donovan.

(Doss/Goings), Lizzie Burroughs. 402, 403. Adopted by Isaac Goings and Frances (Price) Goings. w/o Edwin Burroughs.

Dougherty, (g/n/u). 689, 690, 691, 692. f/o Francis Dougherty. Born in Scotland. Mr. Dougherty fought in the Revolutionary War.

Dougherty, Benjamin F. Portrait 688. Bio 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1848. s/o Samuel Dougherty and Jane (Dalby) Dougherty. h/o Lilly (Hubbard) Dougherty. f/o Floyd Everett Dougherty; Stella B. (Dougherty). Died young: Willie, Freddie, Samuel E., Eddie. Benjamin was born in his father's log house. During the war, with his older brothers away in battle, 14 year old Benjamin worked the farm. He attended school only for three months for 6 years. Bright and talented, he read all the books he could find on the Civil War, and took up book keeping. He worked for 23 years on his father's homestead, till the deaths of his parents. After overheating in the summer of 1879, in 1880 Benjamin was so ill that he had to be carried out of the house on a feather bed while his personal property was sold. He recovered sufficiently to purchase the property of a hardware store and had so much success that he later bought the site. He served as Director of Fairmount Building and Loan Association.

(Dougherty), Christian Jane Wallace. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1850. d/o Samuel Dougherty and Jane (Dalby) Dougherty. w/o David Wallace. m/o 2 children, 1 living.

Dougherty, Floyd Everett, 689, 690, 691, 692. b. 1882. s/o Benjamin Dougherty and Lilly (Hubbard) Dougherty.

Dougherty, Francis. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1769. d.1860/91. Son of Mr. Dougherty, an immigrant from Scotland who fought in the Revolutionary War. h/o Christian (m/n/u) Dougherty who was b.1779, d.1854/75. f/o Samuel Dougherty. Francis was a shoe maker and stone mason in Missouri. Moved to Illinois in 1832 to a farm later owned by the widow of James Dougherty.

Dougherty, Francis Marion. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1844 d.1864/19. s/o Samuel Dougherty and Jane (Dalby) Dougherty. With brother William, Francis served in Co. E, 73rd Illinois Infantry, known as the "Methodist Regiment." Francis received a fatal gun shot wound in battle at Knoxville. He was buried in the National Cemetery in Knoxville.

(Dougherty), Harriet Ann Cass. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1836. d/o Samuel Dougherty and Jane (Dalby) Dougherty. w/o John William Cass. m/o 6 children. They lived in Muncie.

Dougherty, James M. 265, 266 See John Miller McCabe who was married to Mary E. (Dougherty) McCabe. John began his career by working for James M. Dougherty; relationship unknown to Mary.

(Dougherty), Jennie Caraway. 680, 681, 682. d/o William Dougherty and Mary (Myers) Dougherty. w/o Charles T. Caraway. m/o Warren E. Caraway; Charles H. Caraway; Nettie B. Caraway; deceased infant. Jennie was 12 years old when her parents brought her to Vermilion County.

Dougherty, Joseph. 680, 681, 682. s/o William Dougherty and Mary (Myers) Dougherty.

(Dougherty), Mary Elizabeth McCabe 265, 266. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1840. d/o Samuel Dougherty and Jane (Dalby) Dougherty. w/o John Miller McCabe. m/o Ellie (McCabe) McClenathan; Elsie (McCabe); and two deceased children. John worked for James M. Dougherty; relationship unknown to Mary.

(Dougherty), Nancy Wright. 370, 371, 371. 768, 769, 770. Second wife of Thomas N. Wright.

(Dougherty), Nancy K. Mitchell. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1836. d/o Samuel Dougherty and Jane (Dalby) Dougherty. w/o Alonzo P. Mitchell. m/o 3. Lived in Missouri.

Dougherty, Samuel 689, 690, 691, 692. 265, 266 b.1814 d.1871/57. h/o Jane (Dalby) Dougherty. f/o 7 children: Nancy K. (Dougherty) Mitchell; Harriet Ann (Dougherty) Cass; Mary Elizabeth (Dougherty McCabe, 265, 266; William Aaron Dougherty; Francis Marion Dougherty, died in war; Benjamin F. Dougherty, Bio 689, 690, 691, 692; Christian Jane (Dougherty) Wallace. After marriage to Jane in 1835, they lived on his father's farm for 1 year. From 1836 to 1852, before Danville existed, they lived on a 120 acre farm in a primitive log house; it was difficult to sleep at night because of the howling of wolves who stuck their noses through cracks between the logs. A stage brought mail to their cabin and Samuel acted as postmaster. See for series of properties purchased, developed and sold. In December, 1862, Samuel received a telegram, "Come Jessee dead. William sick - typhoid fever." Jessee was William's cousin. In 1867, an accident crushed Samuel's foot. Tending to his cousin, the tragic death of his son, and his foot injury shattered Samuel's health.

(Dougherty), Sarah A. 680, 681, 682. d/o William Dougherty and Mary (Myers) Dougherty.

(Dougherty), Stella B, 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1886. d/o Benjamin Dougherty and Lilly (Hubbard) Dougherty.

Dougherty, Wallace. 680, 681, 682. s/o William Dougherty and Mary (Myers) Dougherty.

Dougherty, William. 680, 681, 682. b.1815. h/o Mary (Myers) Dougherty. f/o Andrew Dougherty, deceased; Sarah A. (Dougherty); Joseph Dougherty; Jennie (Dougherty) Caraway; Wallace Dougherty; Maggie (Dougherty), deceased. The Dougherty family moved to Vermilion County in 1856.

Dougherty, William Aaron. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1842 d.1887/48. s/o Samuel Dougherty and Jane (Dalby) Dougherty. h/o Margaret (Orr) Dougherty. With brother Francis, William served in Co. E, 73rd Illinois Infantry, known as the "Methodist Regiment." William almost died because of typhoid fever contracted during the war.

Note: See also Douglass.

(Douglas), Abbie A Trisler 545, 546. d/o Cushing Douglas and Clarissa Ann (Douglas) Douglas (correct). w/o John Trisler. m/o Veronica T. (Trisler); Cushing H. Trisler; John Earl Trisler.

(Douglas), Clarissa Ann Douglas (correct). 545, 546. w/o Cushing Douglas. m/o Abbie Ann (Douglas) Trisler; Hortensia (Douglas) Ruby. Clara I, died at age 1; Florence (Douglas) Terpening.

Douglas, Cushing. 545, 546. h/o Clarissa Ann (Douglas) Douglas (correct). f/o Abbie Ann (Douglas) Trisler; Hortensia (Douglas) Ruby. Clara I, died at age 1; Florence (Douglas) Terpening. Cushing, a farmer, was a close kinsman of Stephen A. Douglas.

(Douglas), Florence Terpening. 545, 546. d/o Cushing Douglas and Clarissa Ann (Douglas) Douglas (correct). w/o Theodore Terpening. m/o Max Terpening; Don D. Terpening; Pussy P. (Terpening); newborn unnamed child.

(Douglas) Hester Church. 732. w/o William A. Church. m/o Charles S. Church. Hester was of the family of Stephen A. Douglas.

(Douglas), Hortensia Ruby. 545, 546. d/o Cushing Douglas and Clarissa Ann (Douglas) Douglas (correct). w/o Ed Ruby. m/o Burda Ruby.

Douglas, Thomas W. 370, 371, 372. 768, 769, 770. Second husband of Almira (Green) Olmstead Douglas.

Spelling change Douglas to Douglass

Douglass, Allen. 515, 516. s/o Dorman B. Douglas and Anna (Downing) Douglas. h/o Maggie (Byerley) Douglas.

Douglass), Armilda O'Conell 239. d/o John Milton Douglass and Mahala (Burroughs) Douglass. w/o Richard O'Conell.

(Douglass), Belle Lucas. 515, 516. d/o Dorman B. Douglas and Anna (Downing) Douglas. w/o Charles Lucas.

(Douglass), Clarissa Clipson. 239. 290, 291. d/o John Milton Douglass and Mahala (Burroughs) Douglass. w/o James Clipson.

Douglass, Cyrus. 515, 516. 749, 750. d. 1880. Husband of two women. (Wife #1) Name unknown. Died 1866. m/o 13 children - 9 sons and 4 daughters, son Dorman B. Douglass the second born. Cyrus was from Vermont, but married near Danville. In 1865 he retired to Fairmount. (Wife #2) Annis (Butler) Snow Douglass. Cyrus fought in the Black Hawk War.

Douglass, Dorman B. Portrait 513. Bio 515, 516. b. 1827. h/o Anna (Downing) Douglass. f/o Samuel Douglass; Eliza (Douglass) Cook; Allen Douglass; Belle B. (Douglass) Lucas; George W. Douglass. In 1851, Dorman went to Oregon, then on to California where he mined for two years. In 1853 he returned by way of Nicaragua and New York. He married Anna in 1855. In 1864, age 37, he went to Idaho and Montana for 2-1/2 years, working as a miner and other jobs. Note: Meanwhile, his family was apparently left behind on his 110 acres during the Civil War.

(Douglass), Eliza Cook. 236, 237, 238. 515, 516. w/o George W. Cook.

Douglass, George W. 515, 516. s/o Dorman B. Douglass and Anna (Downing) Douglass.

Douglass, John Milton. 238, 239. b.1823 s/o Thomas W. Douglass and Delilah (Peyne) Douglass, John was the second born of 5 sons and 5 daughters. h/o Mahala (Burroughs) Douglass. f/o Judith A (Douglass) Trisler; Winfield Scott Douglass; Clarissa (Douglass) Clipson; Mahala (Douglass); Pamela (Douglass); Armilda (Douglass) O'Conell. Deceased infants: Esther, Delilah, Pamela, Thomas. John was 7 years old when he came to Vermilion County in 1830. He farmed and raised short horn cattle on his 317-1/2 acre farm.

(Douglass) Judith A Trisler. 238, 239. 290.d/o John Milton Douglass and Mahala (Burroughs) Douglass. w/o Joseph Trisler.

(Douglass), Mahala. 238, 239, 290. d/o John Milton Douglass and Mahala (Burroughs) Douglass.

Douglass, Samuel. 515, 516. s/o Dorman B. Douglass and Anna (Downing) Douglass.

Douglass, Thomas W. 238, 239. d.1865. h/o Delilah (Peyne) Douglass. f/o 5 sons and 5 daughters, John Milton Douglass being the 2nd born. Thomas came to Vermilion County in 1830.

Douglass, Winfield Scott. 239. s/o John Milton Douglass and Mahala (Burroughs) Douglass. h/o Lizzie Clark.

(Dovey), Hannah Newell. 586, 587, 588. Born in England. d.1857. First wife of Henry Dorus Newell. m/o William Henry Newell, born in England, died age 23; Jennie (Newell) died at 4 months.

Dow, Erastus. 429, 430. h/o Louisa E. (Bantz) Dow. The Dows lived in Texas.

Dowell, Benjamin L. 707, 708. h/o Martha (Shaw) Dowell

(Dowling) Martha Boswell. 801, 802, 803, 804. b.1799. d.1876/77. d/o Thomas Dowling. w/o Garret Boswell. m/o Albert Boswell; William Boswell; Thomas Boswell, deceased; David Boswell; Benjamin Boswell; Eveline (Boswell), deceased; Elizabeth (Boswell) Fouts; Margaret Boswell, deceased; Mary (Boswell), deceased; Martha Boswell. Note: Beginning on page 803, last paragraph on the left, "The father of our subject...." This refers to the father-in-law of the subject, Garret Boswell; Garret was the husband of Martha (Dowling) Boswell.

Dowling, Thomas. 801, 802, 803, 804. Born in Ireland. f/o Martha (Dowling) Boswell. Thomas was a tailor in Virginia. Note: Beginning on page 803, last paragraph on the left, "The father of our subject...." This refers to the father-in-law of the subject, Garret Boswell; Garret was the husband of Martha.

(Downard), Louisa Blackburn, 799, 800, 801. 1099, 1100. b.1832. d/o Thomas Downard and Margaret (Logan) Downard. Second wife of William Blackburn. m/o Casandra (Blackburn) Guthrie; Milton A. Blackburn; William T. Blackburn; Margaret L. Blackburn; James M. Blackburn; John W. Blackburn; Nellie (Blackburn).

Downard, Thomas. 799, 800, 801. h/o Margaret (Logan) Downard. f/o Louisa (Downard) Blackburn.

Downey, Samuel. 851, 852. h/o Mary Ellen (Major) Downey who died in 1884. Samuel was a resident of Terra Haute, a farmer and a commercial traveler.

(Downing), Allie. 569, 570. d/o Robert Downing and Susan (Haw) Downing.

(Downing, Anna Douglass, Portrait 512. Bio 515, 516. b. 1825. w/o Dorman B. Douglass. m/o Samuel Douglass; Eliza (Douglass) Cook; Allen Douglass; Belle B. (Douglass) Lucas; George W. Douglass. In 1851, Dorman went to Oregon, then on to California where he mined for two years. In 1853 he returned by way of Nicaragua and New York. He married Anna in 1855. In 1864, age 37, he went to Idaho and Montana for 2-1/2 years, working as a miner and other jobs. Note: Meanwhile, his family was apparently left behind on his 110 acres during the Civil War.

(Downing), Catherine Wherry. 712, 713. w/o James Wherry. m/o 13 children including 7th born Joseph Wherry. Born in Pennsylvania, Catherine and her family moved to Kentucky, and then settled in Ohio.

Downing, Charles Leonard. Bio 569, 570. b.1868. s/o Robert Downing and Susan (Haw) Downing. h/o Martha Ann (Guess) Downing. f/o Priscilla M. (Downing); Oscar J. Downing; Frank Downing; Susan (Downing); Ella (Downing); Lottie (Downing); Reason E. Downing; Minnie (Downing). As a lad of 14, Charles was already working in the summer. In 1860, age 22, he began working for William Stevens in Vermilion County. The next year he was employed by. H. H. Hall, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Indiana. Charles continued working for Rev. Hall for 7 years, interrupted in 1862 when Charles joined Co. D, 7th Indiana Infantry. See for extensive battles during which he was never injured, but was out for 4 days because of mumps. Read also the comment of the death of Thomas Guess who was killed at the Battle of Kenesaw Mt. Charles was discharged in June 1865 and 3 days later was back to work for Mr. Hall. In 1868, Charles re-entered the employ of William Stevens who had adopted the orphaned daughter of Thomas Guess, Charles' future wife. (Note: her given name was not included.) Charles owned 108 acres.

(Downing), Ella. 569, 570. d/o Charles Leonard Downing and Martha Ann (Guess) Downing.

Downing, Ellis. 515, 516. h/o Louisa (Hathaway) Downing. f/o 2 sons and 2 daughters, including Anna (Downing) Douglas.

Downing, Frank. 569, 570. s/o Charles Leonard Downing and Martha Ann (Guess) Downing.

Downing, James Robert 569, 570. s/o Robert Downing and Susan (Haw) Downing.

(Downing), Lottie. 569, 570. d/o Charles Leonard Downing and Martha Ann (Guess) Downing.

(Downing), Lucretia. 569, 570. d/o Robert Downing and Susan (Haw) Downing.

(Downing), Minnie. 569, 570. d/o Charles Leonard Downing and Martha Ann (Guess) Downing.

Downing, Oscar J. 569, 570. s/o Charles Leonard Downing and Martha Ann (Guess) Downing.

(Downing), Priscilla M. 569, 570. d/o Charles Leonard Downing and Martha Ann (Guess) Downing.

Downing, Reason E. 569, 570. s/o Charles Leonard Downing and Martha Ann (Guess) Downing.

(Downing) Rebecca Baldwin. 208. d. 1881. w/o George Baldwin. m/o 7 children including John R. Baldwin.

Downing, Robert. 569, 570. b.1816 d.1882/66. h/o Susan (Haw) Downing. f/o Allie (Downing); Lucretia (Downing; Charles Leonard Downing; Susan A. (Downing); James Robert Downing. Robert left Kentucky, arrived in Indiana in 1849, and settled on a wilderness farm.

(Downing), Susan. 569, 570. d/o Charles Leonard Downing and Martha Ann (Guess) Downing.

(Downing), Susan A. 569, 570. d/o Robert Downing and Susan (Haw) Downing.

(Downs), Anna M. McLean. 1002, 1003. d/o James B. Downs and Betsy A. (Metcalf) Downs. Resident of Paris Township.

Downs, Benjamin. 1002, 1003. Brother of James B. Downs and Noble Downs. Noble and Benjamin served in the Mexican War.

Downs, Bertie. 686, 689. s/o William H. Downs and Ella E. (Purdum) Downs.

Downs, Cassius. 686, 689. s/o William H. Downs and Ella E. (Purdum) Downs.

Downs, James B. 1002, 1003. h/o Betsy A. (Metcalf) Downs. f/o William H. Downs, Bio 1002, 1003; James N. Downs; Anna M. (Downs) McLean. In 1838, James left Virginia and moved to Illinois, first to Paris Township, then in 1850 moved to Embarras Township. Brother of Noble Downs and Benjamin Downs, who served in the Mexican War.

Downs, James N. 1002, 1003. s/o James B. Downs and Betsy A. (Metcalf) Downs. Resident of Paris Township.

Downs, Leander. 686, 689. h/o Maria A. (Inman) Downs. f/o 3 children, 2 living: Lilly M. (Downs); William H. Downs, Bio 686, 689. As a boy, Leander moved from Ohio to Illinois.

(Downs), Lilly M.Cook. 686, 689. d/o Leander Downs and Maria A. (Inman) Downs. w/o Benjamin Cook.

(Downs), Maude. 686, 689. d/o William H. Downs and Ella E. (Purdum) Downs.

Downs, Noble. 1002, 1003. Brother of James B. Downs and Benjamin Downs. Noble and Benjamin served in the Mexican War.

Downs, Roscoe F. 1002, 1003. s/o William H. Downs and Ellen A. (Mills) Downs.

(Downs), Tessa M. 1002, 1003. d/o William H. Downs and Ellen A. (Mills) Downs.

(Downs), Valetta A. 1002, 1003. d/o William H. Downs and Ellen A. (Mills) Downs.

Downs, William H. Bio 686, 689. b. 1860. s/o Leander Downs and Maria A. (Inman) Downs. h/o Ella E. (Purdum) Downs. f/o Maude (Downs); Bertie Downs; Cassius Downs. William worked on his father's farm until March 1888. He moved from Elwood Township to Ridge Farm and bought the "Southern Hotel." The old hotel was refitted and restored and became very successful. William also purchased a livery business that prospered.

Downs, William H. Bio 1002, 1003. 909, 910. b.1848. s/o James B. Downs and Betty (Metcalf) Downs. h/o Ellen A. (Mills) Downs. f/o 5 children, two deceased: Tessa M. (Downs); Valetta R. (Downs); Roscoe F. Downs. A graduate of Eureka College, William then entered the law department of Michigan University at Ann Arbor. He began law practice in 1873 in Wichita Kansas, but for only 6 months. He moved to 160 acres in Sedgwick County, and then in 1874 to Embarras Township where he resumed teaching for 5 winters. His father had acquired 320 acres there in 1850 when William was 2 years old, and William settled on 250 acres of the old farm in 1879. Note: on 909, 910, William is referred to as "Rev. William Downs," but no mention is made to the ministry in William's personal biography.

(Drake) Catherine Rexroad. 839, 840. d/o George Drake and Elizabeth (m/n/u) Drake. w/o Henry Rexroad. The Drakes were descendants of Sir Francis Drake.

(Drake), Charlotte Hawkins, 872, 873. 1009, 1010. Died 1863. w/o William Hawkins.who died in 1857 (or 1863 according to 1009, 1010.) f/o Martha A. (Hawkins) Townson; David S. Hawkins, deceased; Sarah A (Hawkins), of Danville; Edward L. Hawkins of Fairmount, Illinois; Abram C. Hawkins, Bio 1009, 1010. Note: according to 872, 872, Charlotte died in 1857. Also, 872, 873, did not include her given name.

Drake, George. 839, 840. h/o Elizabeth (m/n/u) Drake. f/o Catherine (Drake) Rexroad. The Drakes were descendants of Sir Francis Drake.

Draper, A. I. 351, 352 h/o Sarah A. (Partlow) Draper.

(Drennen), Mary Hutson. 918, 919. w/o Harmon Hutson. m/o Mary (Hutson) Jones.

Dressback, Ephraim. 952. h/o Susan (Shane) Dressback. Residents of Douglas County.

Dressback, Samuel. 923, 924, 927. h/o Jennie (Snyder) Dressback. f/o 1 child. Samuel was a merchant.

Driskell, David. 1026, 1027, 1028. Born in Ireland. f/o Joseph Driskell, Sr. David was a baby when he left Ireland and went to Kentucky.

(Driskell), Elizabeth A. 1026, 1027, 1028. d/o Joseph Driskell and Judith (Mayo) Driskell. Resident of Paris, Illinois.

Driskell, E. B. 1026, 1027, 1028. s/o Joseph Driskell and Judith (Mayo) Driskell. Resident of Paris, Illinois.

Driskell, George W. 1026, 1027, 1028. s/o Joseph Driskell and Judith (Mayo) Driskell. In 1862, George joined the 79th Illinois Infantry, but died in 1863 of a wound received in the battle of Liberty Gap. A minnie ball was found imbedded in the leaves of a Bible which he carried in a pocket over his heart. The GAR Post was named Driskell Post No. 168 in his honor.

Driskell, J. M. 1026, 1027, 1028. s/o Joseph Driskell, Jr. and Judith (Mayo) Driskell. Resident of Clark County, Kansas. Served in Company E, 12th Illinois Infantry, but he was returned home after 4 months because of illness.

Driskell, Joseph Sr. 1026, 1027, 1028. s/o David Driskell. h/o Nancy A (Riley) Driskell. f/o Joseph Driskell. A resident of Kentucky, Joseph owned slaves to work his extensive farm. He boated on the Mississippi River, caught yellow fever, and died.

Driskell, Joseph Jr. 1026, 1027, 1028 b.1812. s/o Joseph Driskell, Sr. and Nancy A. (Riley) Driskell. h/o Judith (Mayo) Driskell. f/o William Driskell, died at age 17; J. M. Driskell; Elizabeth A. (Driskell); George W. Driskell, died in the Civil War; Mary C. (Driskell) Mitchell; Caroline (Driskell) deceased; E. B. Driskell, of Paris, Illinois. Joseph left Kentucky at age 15 in 1828 (dates off in book, giving the year as 1858). Mother and son began farming in Edgar County on 300 acres.

(Driskell) Mary C. Mitchell. 1026, 1027, 1028. b.1843. d/o Joseph Driskell, Jr. and Judith (Mayo) Driskell. w/o George D. Mitchell. m/o Clayton Mitchell; Walter M. Mitchell; Frances J. R. Mitchell; Florence M. Mitchell; William J. Mitchell. Mary taught one term before her marriage in 1865.

 Dryden, Rev. David. 883, 884, 887. s/o Jonathan Dryden and Barbara (Berry) Dryden. David came to Coles County, Illinois in 1882. He was a much loved Presbyterian minister.

Dryden, Jonathan. 883, 884, 887. h/o Barbara (Berry) Dryden. f/o David Dryden.

(Dubois) Catherine Lewis. 740, 741. w/o Sylvester Lewis. m/o 9 children, including Allen Lewis.

(Dudley) Helen L. Holton. 530, 531. w/o Leonard C. Holton. m/o Abbie (Holton) Donne; Frank D. Holton; Henry C. Holton Bio 530, 531; William James Holton. Helen taught in Vermont, Kentucky, and Illinois.

(Duffy) Margaret Waters. 291, 292. w/o Silas Waters. m/o Ellen (Waters) Wright.

(Dukes), Saloma Brooks. 557, 558. w/o Robert Brooks. m/o Ethel (Brooks); Coy Brooks; Osa Brooks.

(Duley), Clarissa Hurst. 864, 867. w/o Joseph T. Hurst. m/o William L. Hurst; Ulysses S. Hurst; Ura D. (Hurst); Herbert A. Hurst; Carrie A. (Hurst); Joseph T. Hurst; Elzie Hurst; Rosa Hurst). Residents of Kansas, Edgar County, Illinois.

Dunavan, Anderson. Bio 567, 568. b.1820. s/o John Dunavan and Frances (Hughes) Dunavan. h/o Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. f/o James H. Dunavan, who enlisted in an Indiana regiment but died at age 18 from measles; John A. Dunavan; Mary J. (Dunavan) Hines; David A. Dunavan; Anderson J. Dunavan; Edward H. Dunavan; Edmund H. Dunavan; Lottie (Dunavan) Beesley; Tilda E. (Dunavan) Wilcox. By age 13 when his family moved to Indiana, Anderson, like most young boys, was required to use the breaking plow, cradle wheat, sow and reap. With his wife, he settled on a 166 acre farm in Indiana. In 1855, The Dunavans came to Vermilion County to 170 acres mostly covered with timber. He finally cleared it except for 15 acres.

Dunavan, Anderson J. 567, 568. s/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. h/o Caroline (Cravens) Dunavan. f/o 3.

Dunavan, Charles W. 567, 568. s/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. h/o Anna J. (Howard) Dunavan. f/o 1.

Dunavan, David A. 567, 568. s/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. h/o Mary (Williams) Dunavan. f/o 3. David lived at the old homestead, as did his brothers Charles and Edward.

Dunavan, Edward H. 567, 568. s/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. h/o (g/n/u) (Holder) Dunavan. Edward lived at the old homestead, as did brothers Charles and David.

Dunavan, James H. 567, 568 Died age 18. s/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. James enlisted in an Indiana Regiment, contracted measles, died at home.

Dunavan, John. 567, 568. h/o Frances (Hughes) Dunavan. f/o Anderson Dunavan, the first of 8 children. John fought in the War of 1812. Moved from Virginia, then to Indiana in 1831. John was a farmer.

Dunavan, John A. 567, 568. s/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. h/o Rebecca (Mossberger) Dunavan. f/o 4. Residents of Douglas County, Illinois.

(Dunavan), Lottie Beesley. 567, 568. d/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. w/o Frank Beesley. m/o 2.

(Dunavan), Mary J. Hines. 567, 568. d/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. w/o Samuel Hines. m/o 3. Died before 1889,

(Dunavan), Tilda Wilcox. 567, 568. d/o Anderson Dunavan and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Dunavan. w/o Tillman Wilcox.

Duncan, Berry. 317, 318. h/o Alice N. (Price) Duncan. f/o Lola Duncan.

(Duncan), Clara C. "Clarissa" Willim. 1054, 1055. 731, 732. w/o Edward Willim. (correct) m/o Ann (Willim) Coake.

Duncan, David B. 309, 310.. h/o Mary (Snowden) Duncan. David farmed in Kentucky.

(Duncan) Lola. 317, 318 d/o Berry Duncan and Alice N. (Price) Duncan.

(Duncan), Phebe McCubbins. 890, 891. d.1875. Wife of William McCubbins. m/o 4 children, 2 survived: Robert G. McCubbins; Zack H. McCubbins. William died when their sons were small. In 1840, with her two sons, Phebe moved to Illinois, traveling overland with a team for 2 weeks. They arrived in the fall and stayed at Col. Mayo's that winter. In the summer of 1841, a 270 acre farm was purchased near Paris, Illinois.

Duncan, Samuel. 521, 522. Grandfather of Sarah (Duncan) Taylor Fletcher. Known as "The Fighting Quaker," Samuel served in the Revolutionary War, including the Battle of Cowpens. He had holes in his clothes and buttons shot off, but he was never injured. A teamster, the Tories captured 3 of his horses.

(Duncan) Sarah Taylor Fletcher. 521, 522. d/o Samuel Duncan. w/o Henry Fletcher. m/o John Fletcher, only surviving child in 1889, plus 3 daughters who lived over 70 years: Mary (Fletcher); Hannah (Fletcher); Sarah (Fletcher).

Duncan, W. H. 259, 260. h/o Nancy (Copeland) Duncan.

Dunham, Arthur A. 260, 261. s/o Quincy Dunham and Laura B. (Alsop) Dunham Whitton.

Dunham, Clarence E. 260, 261. s/o Quincy Dunham and Laura B. (Alsop) Dunham Whitton.

(Dunham), Grace L . 260, 261. d/o Quincy Dunham and Laura B. (Alsop) Dunham Whitton.

(Dunham), Mary L. 260, 261. d/o Quincy Dunham and Laura B. (Alsop) Dunham Whitton.

(Dunham), Maude. 260, 261. Died 1881. d/o Monroe Dunham, Maude, a young child, was one of 9 people who died in 1881 of chicken pox contracted from a farm laborer on the farm of her uncle, Quincy Dunham.

Dunham, Monroe. 260, 261. d.1881. s/o William Dunham. h/o (g/n/u) (Alsop) Dunham. f/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.

(Dunham), Pearl E. 260, 261. d/o Quincy Dunham and Laura B. (Alsop) Dunham Whitton.

Dunham, Quincy. 260, 261. b.1847 d.1881/34. First husband of Laura B. (Alsop) Dunham Whitton. f/o Clarence E. Dunham; Mary L. (Dunham; William D. Dunham; Arthur A. Dunham; Pearl E. (Dunham); Grace L.( Dunham). Quincy, his brother Monroe, and Monroe's daughter, Maude, were 3 of 9 people who died in 1881 of chicken pox contracted from a farm laborer on Quincy's farm. At age 17, Quincy enlisted in Co. M 6th IL Cavalry.

Dunham, William. 260, 261. Died 1877. f/o Quincy Dunham, and Monroe Dunham. Quincy, Monroe, and Monroe's daughter, Maude, were 3 of 9 people who died in 1881 of chicken pox contracted from a farm laborer on the farm of son Quincy Dunham. William was a chaplain of the 106th IL Infantry.

Dunham, William D. 260, 261 s/o Quincy Dunham and Laura B. (Alsop) Dunham Whitton.

Dunkelbarger, John. 341, 342 h/o 3 women (Wife #1) Fanny (m/n/u) Dunkelbarger, m/o Serena Dunkelbarger Dixon. (Wife #2) Name unknown. (Wife #3) Name unknown

(Dunkelbarger), Serena Dixon 341, 342 b.1845 d/o John Dunkelbarger and Fanny (m/n/u) Dunkelbarger. w/o Alfred M. Dixon. m/o 10 children, 6 survived: Fannie (Dixon) Deeten; John Dixon; Jennie (Dixon); Emma (Dixon; Ella (Dixon); Dale Wallace Dixon. The Dixons lived on a farm that was a gift from Serena's father, John Dunkelbarger. Father John owned 900 acres in Illinois, but lived in Indiana.

Dunkin, Edward. 708, 709. h/o Esther (Elliott) Dunkin. Edward was a farmer.

(Durham), Jane B. Hunt Mills, 562, 565. b.1816 d.1880/64. Wife of two men. (Husband #1) (g/n/u) Hunt. f/o Dorcas D. Hunt Hollingsworth. (Husband #2) William Mills. f/o William D. Mills; Milton Mills, bio 562, 565; Pleasant (Mills); Milo E. Mills; Everett Mills, Emma (Mills).

Durr, John. 1066, 1067. h/o Sarah E. (Horne) Durr. John was a farmer, near Newman.

(Dustin, or Duston) Mrs. Hannah, 282, 285, A heroine Pilgrim ancestor of Mary (Dustin) Freeman.

(Dustin), Mary W. Freeman 282, 285. 734. Second wife of Alfred C. Freeman. m/o Harry L. Freeman; Fred D. Freeman; Albert "Bert" D. Freeman; Nettie J. (Freeman); Edmund G. Freeman. Mary was a direct descendant of the legendary Pilgrim, Mrs. Hannah Dustin, who managed to kill and scalp the 10 Indians who had captured and tortured her.

Dustin, Sylvester. 734. h/o Marilla (Wells) Dustin. f/o Mary W. (Dustin) Freeman

Dustman, Henry. 328, 329. h/o Eliza H. (Smith) Dustman.

(Dye), Angeline. 650, 651. d/o Lawrence Dye and Mary Ann (Van Trease) Dye.

(Dye), Eliza Honeywell. 713, 714. b.1792 d.1866/76. w/o Enoch Honeywell. m/o Alba Honeywell; Gilbert Honeywell; Emma (Honeywell) Fenno.

(Dye), Elizabeth. 650, 651. d/o Lawrence Dye and Mary Ann (Van Trease) Dye.

(Dye) Ida McMellan 566, 567. d/o John Dye and (g/n/u) (Girard) Dye. w/o James McMellan. m/o Harvey McMellan; James S. McMellan. John worked for Harvey Sandusky for 10 years, and was at Mr. Sandusky's bedside when Sandusky died. James operated Sandusky's celebrated 200 acre Woodlawn Farm. James and Ida met at the Sandusky home, for she was the maid and companion of Mrs. Sandusky for 11 years. Ida inherited her father's love of music.

Dye, John. 566, 567; 650, 651. s/o Lawrence Dye and Mary Ann (Van Trease) Dye. h/o (g/n/u) (Girard) Dye. f/o 9 children including Ida (Dye) McMellan. John loved music.

Dye, Lawrence. 650, 651. 566, 567. Lived 70 years. h/o Mary Ann (Van Trease) Dye. f/o Hiram Dye, deceased; Martha (Dye); Phoebe, deceased; Elizabeth (Dye); Albert, died as an infant; Angeline (Dye); John Dye; Mary L. (Dye) Fisher. Although Lawrence was past age 50, he enlisted and served in the Civil War.

(Dye), Martha. 650, 651. d/o Lawrence Dye and Mary Ann (Van Trease) Dye.

(Dye), Mary L. Fisher. 650, 651. d/o Lawrence Dye and Mary Ann (Van Trease) Dye. w/o John W. Fisher. m/o Charles Fisher; Eddie Fisher; Armeda (Fisher) Douglas; Josephine (Fisher); Jacob Fisher. Deceased children: Everette, Olive, Mattie. Mary was only a year and a half old when she arrived in Illinois.

(Dyer), Ella Huffman. 1014, 1015. d/o Joel Dyer and Lucy (Gideon) Dyer. w/o Oscar Huffman. m/o Harry Huffman; Sivola Huffman, deceased; Bertie M Huffman; Bessie (Huffman), deceased.

Dyer, Joel. 1014, 1015. h/o Lucy (Gideon) Dyer. f/o Ella (Dyer) Huffman.

(Dysert), Amanda Ligget. 442, 443. w/o Wilson Ligget. m/o 4 children. Note: Wilson Ligget's stepmother was Susan (Dysert) Ligget, the second wife of Jessee Ligget.

(Dysert) Susan Ligget. 442, 443. d.1880. Second wife of Jessee Ligget. Note: Jessee's daughter-in-law, Amanda (Dysert) Ligget, was married to Jessee's son, Wilson.

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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