Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

The letter G list of names

(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.

G

Gaines, (g/n/u) 539, 540. b.1800 d.1886/86. Wife's name not included, who died in 1881. f/o Elizabeth (Gaines); Francis Gaines, Bio 539, 540; James Gaines; William Gaines, deceased; Benjamin Gaines; Henry Gaines; Phoebe (Gaines); Susan (Gaines); Sarah (Gaines); Amanda (Gaines) died at 3; Jonathan Gaines.

Gaines, Benjamin. 539, 540. s/o (g/n/u) Gaines.

Gaines, Edmund. 539, 540. s/o Francis Gaines and first wife Mary Jane (McFarland) Gaines.

(Gaines), Elizabeth. 539, 540. d/o (g/n/u) Gaines.

Gaines, Francis Bio 539, 540. b.1823. s/o (g/n/u) Gaines. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Mary Jane McFarland) Gaines. m/o 7 children, 2 survived: Sarah A. (Gaines) Neblick; Edmund Gaines. (Wife #2) Josephine (Patterson) Gaines-Gaines (correct). Josephine was the widow of William Gaines, brother of Francis. m/o two children: Franklin W. Gaines, the s/o brother William; m/o Mary E. Gaines, d/o Francis. As the oldest boy, Francis had great responsibilities, such as plowing before age 10. By 21, he was an expert at agriculture and as a woodman. He cut wood for 25¢ per cord, and he could cut 3 or 4 cords per day. He married in 1845, and in 1847 settled in Carroll Township. Mary Jane made all of their clothes from raw material. Francis finally owned half a section of land with an elegant house, all by his own efforts except for $400 from his father, money invested in land.

Gaines, Franklin W. 539, 540. s/o William Gaines and Josephine (Patterson) Gaines-Gaines. (Josephine was also the widow of William Gaines.)

Gaines, Henry. 539, 540. s/o (g/n/u) Gaines.

Gaines, James. 539, 540. s/o (g/n/u) Gaines.

Gaines, James. 851, 852. The biography of John W. Majors states that John was in charge of the 2,400 acre stock farm of James Gaines, raising 500 to 700 animals. John was paid $365 per year. The biography of David Jones records the rental of a small place from James Gains for 5 years, from 1865 to 1870.

Gaines, Jonathan. 539, 540. s/o (g/n/u) Gaines.

(Gaines), Mary E. 539, 540. d/o Francis Gaines and second wife Josephine (Patterson) Gaines-Gaines.

(Gaines), Phoebe. 539, 540. d/o (g/n/u) Gaines.

(Gaines), Sarah. 539, 540. d/o (g/n/u) Gaines.

(Gaines), Sarah A. Neblick. 539, 540. d/o Francis Gaines and first wife Mary Jane (McFarland) Gaines. w/o F. D. Neblick. m/o Francis D. Neblick; Mabel (Neblick).

(Gaines), Susan. 539, 540. d/o (g/n/u) Gaines.

Gaines, William. 539, 540. Died 1863. s/o (g/n/u) Gaines. h/o Josephine (Patterson) Gaines- Gaines; after William died. Josephine married William's brother, Francis Gaines.

Galbreath, John. 1064, 1065. f/o Rebecca A. (Galbreath) Stokes.

(Galbreath) Rebecca Stokes. 1064, 1065. Second wife of Richard Stokes. m/o John R. Stokes; James W. Stokes; Mahala (Stokes); Clara B. (Stokes); Jarret Stokes; Joseph C. Stokes.

Galeener, Rev. C. 969, 970. h/o Carrie (Killgore) Galeener. Residents of Springfield, Illinois.

Galway, David H. 798, 799. d. 1862. s/o James Galway and Margaret H. (Beatty) Galway. Served as Sgt. Major in Co. D, 25th Illinois Infantry. David died suddenly of "rheumatism of the heart."

(*Galway), Elizabeth Galway. 798, 799. Born in Ireland. d.1835. w/o Robert Galway. m/o James Galway. *Husband Robert returned to Ireland to marry Elizabeth, his second cousin. Until a different name is discovered, it is assumed that Elizabeth's maiden name was Galway.

Galway, James. 798, 799. b.1797 s/o Robert and Elizabeth Galway. h/o Margaret H. (Beatty) Galway. f/o John B. Galway, Bio 798, 799; William B. Galway, see Bio; Robert P. Galway; David H Galway; Joseph Galway; James H. Galwayk, died as a boy; Margaret (Galway) died at age 2. James went to Ohio at age 25, but returned to Pennsylvania.

Galway, James H. 798, 799. s/o John B. Galway and Elizabeth (Mitchell) Galway. h/o Daisey (Kizer) Galway. f/o 4 children. Daisey was the cousin of John O. Kizer, the husband of James' sister, Roxana (Galway) Kizer. John farmed part of the home farm.

Galway, John B. Bio 798, 799. b.1826. s/o James Galway and Margaret H. (Beatty) Galway. h/o Elizabeth (Mitchell) Galway. f/o Roxana (Galway) Kizer; James H. Galway; William B. Galway, Bio 853, 854. Josephine and an infant died. In 1854, the Galways went to Vermilion County, and in 1855 rented a place later occupied by H. Kendall in Young America Township. In 1861 he purchased his first piece of land, and increased his holdings to 500 acres. See for civic service, and the story about his firm opposition to slavery after seeing gangs of Negroes being driven to Missouri to be sold to slave owners. From the Bio, "He was a Republican before there was a Republican Party in Illinois.

Galway, Joseph. 798, 799. s/o James Galway and Margaret H. (Beatty) Galway. A bachelor, Joseph lived with his brother, John B. Galway.

Galway, Robert. 798, 799. Born in Ireland. Died age 60. h/o Elizabeth (*Galway) Galway; Elizabeth died in 1835. f/o James Galway. Robert came to America in 1775 and joined the American Revolutionists, serving with Maxwell's Brigade. He suffered a bayonet wound at Paoli and never fully recovered. *Robert returned to Ireland to marry Elizabeth, his second cousin. Until a different name is discovered, it is assumed that Elizabeth's maiden name was Galway. Robert was a farmer in Pennsylvania.

Galway, Robert P. 798, 799. d,1861 s/o James Galway and Margaret H. (Beatty) Galway. f/o one child.

(Galway), Roxana Kizer. 798, 799. d/o John B. Galway and Elizabeth (Mitchell) Galway. w/o John O. Kizer. m/o one child. John was the cousin of Daisey Kizer, the wife of Roxana's brother, James H. Galway.

Galway, William B. Bio 853, 854. 798, 799. b.1828. s/o James B. Galway, and Margaret H. (Beatty) Galway. h/o Elizabeth (Howden) Galway. Their only child died in infancy. William taught in Pennsylvania, and when he came to Illinois with his parents at age 26, in 1854, he was one of the earliest public school teachers of Young America Township, teaching in Hume from 1860-1861. He was the first township clerk, and held other positions. He served in Co. K, 125th Illinois Infantry, as a Second Sergeant, then Second Lt, under Generals Buell and Daniel in Hooks Brigade of the 14th Corps. His health was impaired during the difficult service. He began with 80 acres, increasing in time to 630 acres, with fine results after 25 years of careful cultivation.

Gamble, George R. 393, 394. h/o Sarah Elizabeth (Davis) Gamble. George was a photographer. f/o 2 children.

(Gamble), Jane Pugh. 540, 541, 542. d.1884 d/o John Gamble from Ireland w/o John Pugh. m/o Edwin Pugh, deceased; Granville Pugh; Hannah (Pugh) Kendall. The Pugh family moved from Pennsylvania to Ohio in 1823, then moved to Vermilion County in 1830.

Gamble, John. 540, 541, 542. f/o Jane (Gamble) Pugh. Born in Ireland, John fought in the War of 1812.

Gammel, Johnson Hugh. 442, 443. Second husband of Mary (Ligget) Lowman Gammel. f/o 4 children.

Ganey, Aden. 991, 992. h/o Margaret (m/n/u) Ganey. f/o Serena (Ganey) Athon. Arriving in 1819 or 1820, Aden was among the first settlers of Springfield.

(Ganey), Serena Athon, 991, 992. b.1818. d/o Aden and Margaret Ganey. w/o Josias F. Athon. m/o John W. Athon; Henry M. Athon; Flavius Athon; William Athon; Nathaniel D. Athon; Margaret (Athon) Carpenter; Catherine (Athon); Fletcher Athon; Clara (Athon) Jenkins; Susan (Athon) Lamb; Charles L. Athon; Winfield Athon, deceased; Mary (Athon), deceased. At 18 months old, Serena moved from Kentucky to Springfield, Indiana.

Gano, John.799, 800, 801.Deceased. h/o Nancy M. (Blackburn) Gano.

Gardner, Elizabeth. 506, 507, 508. d.1834. w/o Nathan Hoopes. m/o Thomas Hoopes, Bio 506, 507, 508; James Hoopes; Joseph Hoopes; Sarah (Hoopes) Williams; Ann (Hoopes) Scott; Mary (Hoopes) Spurier). Elizabeth was a member and minister of the Society of Friends.

(Gardner) Frances Chadband. 699, 700. d/o William H. Gardner and Margaret (Holmes) Gardner. w/o Walter Chadband. Walter was Superintendant of Rosehill Cemetery at Roger's Park, near Chicago.

Gardner, Hiram. 699, 700. h/o Sarah (Patchen) Gardner. f/o William H. Gardner; unnamed son in New York. Leaving Rhode Island, Hiram went to Steuben County, New York, when it was a wilderness.

(Gardner), Mary Owen. 606, 607. w/o James Owen. m/o Daniel Owen. Mary and James left Rhode Island for Ohio territory "landing there June 5, 1798 in company with General James Varnum." Note: Date is in error. General Varnum went to Ohio in 1787 and died in 1789. Mary was the first white woman who crossed the Ohio River and set foot in Ohio.

Gardner, William H. 699, 700. b. 1830. s/o Hiram Gardner and Sarah (Patchen) Gardner. h/o Margaret (Holmes) Gardner. f/o Frances (Gardner) Chadband. As a boy, William made rails, shingles, drove oxen, yet he managed to make time for reading. He began teaching at 19 years, and taught for 20 years. A year after their marriage, William and Margaret left New York in 1856 for Lee County, Illinois. There, he farmed and taught. Twice he was elected Superintendent of Schools. During the war, he provided wood for the U. S. Government. He began cutting down trees for a bridge spanning a river in Tennessee, and 7 days later the bridge was in place. He was Editor and Proprietor of the Rossville Weekly Press.

Garlaugh, (g/n/o). 661, 662. f/o Jacob Garlaugh. Immigrant from Germany. Arrived in Ohio in 1807. The old homestead was still maintained by the family in 1889.

Garlaugh, H. Bio 661, 662. b. 1853. s/o Jacob Garlaugh and Elizabeth (Miller) Garlaugh. Seventh born of 13 children, 7 sons and 6 daughters. h/o Nellie (Martin) Garlaugh. f/o Mamie E. (Garlaugh); Ida M. (Garlaugh). In 1873, father Jacob purchased land at the Sidell land sale. H. came to Illinois in 1879 at age 26. H. and brother Taylor operated the farm. H. added a 2-story home, etc., and a windmill. Two men were employed and along with the two brothers, four 2-horse teams were used. They annually feed 100 head of cattle and 100 head of swine.

(Garlaugh), Ida M. 661, 662. d/o H. Garlaugh and Nellie (Martin) Garlaugh.

Garlaugh, Jacob. 661, 662. s/o immigrant (g/n/u) Garlaugh. h/o Elizabeth (Miller) Garlaugh. f/o 7 sons and 6 daughters, including Taylor Garlough and H. Garlaugh, Bio 661, 662. In 1873, Jacob purchased land at the Sidell land sale. However, Jacob lived in Ohio; the Illinois farm was operated by sons H. and Taylor Garlaugh.

(Garlaugh), Mamie E. 661, 662. d/o H. Garlaugh and Nellie (Martin) Garlaugh.

Garlaugh, Taylor. 661, 662. s/o Jacob Garlaugh and Elizabeth (Miller) Garlaugh. In 1873, father Jacob purchased land at the Sidell land sale. Taylor assisted brother H. Garlaugh in operation of the farm.

Garman, Christopher. 654, 655. h/o Katie (Baker) Garman.

Garrett, Marens. 463, 464. Second husband of Josella (Parker) Talbott Garrett. f/o 7 children. Marens was a farmer.

(Garrettson), Elenor Cronkhite. 678. w/o Hosa Cronkhite. m/o Emma (Cronkhite) Kent.

(Garwood), Eliza Crane. 349, 350, 351 b.1830 in England. Married John S. Crane in England. m/o Oscar G. Crane; Edith (Crane) Hoover; Charles G. Crane; Adeline (Crain) who died at age 3. None of Eliza's family came to America.

Gatches, S. W. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Gates), Sarah Kimble. 989, 990. w/o Willis P. Kimble.

Gaviet, Ezekiel. 944, 947. h/o Sarah (Chapman) Gaviet. f/o Mary (Gaviet) Stafford. Ezekiel left New York as a young man, and moved to Kentucky.

(Gaviet), Mary Stafford. 944, 947. d/o Ezekiel Gaviet and Sarah (Chapman) Gaviet. w/o John Stafford. m/o 7 children, all born in Kentucky. Only 3 survived,: John Stafford; Julia H. (Stafford) David; William D. Stafford. Deceased children: Sarah (Stafford) Dawson; Ezekiel Stafford; Mary J. (Stafford); Lydia D. (Stafford).

(Gearing), Fredrika Buhl. 197. l Fredrika lived 87 years, as did her husband, Christian Buhl, m/o 10, including fifth born Charles Buhl.

Gebhart, George. 728, 729. George W. Smith sold a cow to George Gebhart for $9 and took his pay from Mr. Gebhart in rail making at 40¢ per 100.

Geddes, Elmer L. 213, 214. s/o James M. Geddes and Emma (Young) Geddes.

Geddes, George. 213, 214. Emigrated to Ohio from Scotland in 1788. Wife's name unknown; her ancestors arrived on the Mayflower. f/o 7 children, including Joseph Geddes, the youngest child. Grandfather of James M. Geddes,

(Geddes), Grace. 213, 214. d/o James M. Geddes and Emma (Young) Geddes.

Geddes, James M. Bio 213, 214. b. 1837. s/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes. h/o Emma (Young) Geddes. f/o Elmer L. Geddes; Joseph F. Geddes; Maude (Geddes); Ruby Geddes; Nellie (Geddes); Grace (Geddes); Nora (Geddes). James came to Illinois at age 19 in 1856. He farmed on 160 acres in Ross Township.

Geddes, John 213, 214. s/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

Geddes, Joseph. 213, 214. b.1805. d.1870/65. s/o George Geddes; mother's name unknown, whose ancestors came on the Mayflower. h/o Catherine (Moore) Geddes. f/o 12 children: Elizabeth (Geddes); John Geddes; William Geddes; Mary A. (Geddes); Wilson Geddes; Richard Geddes; Robert Geddes; Nancy J. (Geddes); Lucinda (Geddes); Joseph Geddes; Minerva (Geddes); James M. Geddes. Residents of Ross Township.

Geddes, Joseph F. 213, 214. s/o James M. Geddes and Emma (Young) Geddes.

Geddes, Joseph. 213, 214. s/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

(Geddes), Lucinda. 213, 214. d/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

(Geddes), Maude. 213, 214. d/o James M. Geddes and Emma (Young) Geddes.

(Geddes) Mary A. 213, 214. d/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

(Geddes) Minerva 213, 214. d/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

(Geddes) Nancy J. 213, 214. d/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

(Geddes), Nellie. 213, 214. d/o James M. Geddes and Emma (Young) Geddes.

(Geddes), Nora. 213, 214. d/o James M. Geddes and Emma (Young) Geddes.

Geddes, Richard. 213, 214. s/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

Geddes, Robert. 213, 214. s/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

(Geddes), Ruby. 213, 214. d/o James M. Geddes and Emma (Young) Geddes.

Geddes, William. 213, 214. s/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

Geddes, Wilson. 213. s/o Joseph Geddes and Catherine (Moore) Geddes.

Geisenhof, Ernest. 862, 863. s/o William H. Geisenhof and Laura (Vale) Geisenhof.

(Geisenhof), Vera. 862, 863. d/o William H. Geisenhof and Laura (Vale) Geisenhof.

Geisenhof, William H. 862, 863. h/o Laura (Vale) Geisenhof. f/o Ernest Geisenhof; Vera (Geisenhof); infant girl.

Geobegan, Albert. 948, 949. Book keeper at the new 1885 First National Bank of Paris, Illinois.

(George), Elizabeth Davis. 277, 278. d.1869. w/o Joseph Davis. m/o 4 sons, 4 daughters, Jesse being the youngest son and 7th child.

Gerahty, Thomas. 414, 417. h/o Margaret (Kelly) Gerahty.

(Gerard), Hannah Stevens, 535, 536. d/o John Gerard and Mary (Fisher) Gerard) w/o Samuel T. Stevens. m/o Ulysses S. Stevens; Ezra A. Stevens; Lucy A. (Stevens); Mary J. (Stevens); Robert T. Stevens; William F. Stevens; Viola M. (Stevens) Johnnie H. Stevens; Clarence E. Stevens.

Gerard, John. 535, 536. h/o Mary (Fisher) Gerard. f/o Hannah (Gerard) Stevens. John came to Vermilion County in 1851.

(Gernand), Catherine Campbell. 693. b.1856. d/o John H. Gernand and Tena (Homan) Gernand. w/o John J. Campbell. m/o Charles G Campbell; Stella S. (Campbell); Nellie A. (Campbell).

Gernand, John H. 693. h/o Tena (Homan) Gernand. f/o three, including first born Catherine (Gernand) Campbell. John came from Pennsylvania, and settled on a farm north of Danville.

(Gerrish), Eliza Nolan. 838, 839. b.1849. w/o Henry M. Nolan. m/o Ivy E. (Nolan).

(Getty), Elizabeth Cotton. 484, 485, 486. w/o Henry Cotton. m/o Robert D. Cotton; William L. Cotton; John H. Cotton; Mary J. (Cotton); George Elmer Cotton; Ellen (Cotton). Elizabeth was descended from the historic Getty family of Pennsylvania.

Gibbons, (g/n/u). 393. Second h/o Abigail (McDowell) Vinson Gibbons. Abigail lived 107 years.

Gibbons, David. 1100, 1101. f/o Samuel Gibbons. Lived and died in Pennsylvania, birthplace unknown.

Gibbons, James. 1100, 1101. s/o Samuel Gibbons. h/o Eliza A. (Scott) Gibbons. f/o Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. Between 1825 and 1847, James moved from Pennsylvania to Ohio, then Terre Haute, Indiana, next to Edgar County, and on to Clark County, Illinois.

(Gibbons), Rachel H. Musgrave Poulter. 1100, 1101. 958, 959. b.1824. d/o James Gibbons and Eliza A. (Scott) Gibbons. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Nathan Musgrave. Died 1845. f/o Henry Musgrave. (Husband #2) Second wife of William R. Poulter. f/o Eliza Jane (Poulter); Amelia (Poulter) Hurst; Rosa (Poulter) Davis; Lucy (Poulter) Hurst; Fillmore Poulter; Walter Scott Poulter; Mildred (Poulter) Clutters; Martha (Poulter) Smith; Franklin Poulter; Belle (Poulter) Ambers.

Gibbons, Samuel. 1100, 1101. s/o David Gibbons. f/o 16 children, including James Gibbons. At 70, he moved to Ohio. He lived 90 years.

(Gibson), Lavina H. Current. 657, 658. d/o Thomas Gibson. w/o William H. Current. m/o one child.

(Gibson, Mary Leeka. 333, 334. w/o William L. Leeka. m/o 3.

Gibson, Thomas. 657, 658. f/o Lavina H. (Gibson) Current.

Giddings, Albert. Bio 344, 347. 763. s/o William Giddings and Caroline (Kitchener) Giddings. Brother of Frances L. (Giddings) Partlow. h/o two women: (Wife #1) Mary J. (Cromer) Giddings. (Wife #2) Ella (Dill) Giddings. No children listed. Albert farmed with his father till his father died, then Albert was a grocer partner with Johns & Giddings until 1882. Next, Albert entered the wholesale and retail florist business with an 8,000 square feet glass enclosed greenhouse, and customers from coast to coast. Albert was a resident of Danville.

Giddings, Charles. 763, 764. s/o William Giddings and Caroline (Kitchener) Giddings. Charles lived in Danville. In 1865, Charles, along with his brother John, and brother-in-law O. S. Stewart, formed the partnership of Giddings, Stewart & Co. By 1876, John had bought out Charles and O. J.

(Giddings) Eliza Riggs. 763, 764. d/o William Giddings and Caroline (Kitchener) Giddings. w/o Harvey Riggs of Dakota.

(Giddings) Frances "Fannie" L. Partlow. 280, 281 344, 347. 763, 764. d/o William Giddings and Caroline (Kitchener) Giddings. w/o John J. Partlow. m/o Elmer E. Partlow; Charles Partlow. Sister of Albert and John W. Giddings.

Giddings, George. 763, 764. s/o William Giddings and Caroline (Kitchener) Giddings. George lived in Danville. Giddings, John W. Bio 763, 764. b.1842. s/o William Giddings and Caroline (Kitchener) Giddings. h/o Samantha A. (McKee) Giddings. As a boy, John learned the art of carriage painting and worked till 1862 when he joined Co. A, 71st Illinois Infantry for 90 days. John was sick the whole time and the illness continued for one year after his return. In 1864 he was with the 135th Illinois Infantry from May till the fall. In 1865, John along with his brother Charles, and brother-in-law O. S. Stewart, formed the partnership of Giddings, Stewart & Co. By 1876, John had bought out Charles and O. J. In 1879 he became a partner with James A. Patterson.

(Giddings) Laura Martin. 763, 764. d/o William Giddings and Caroline (Kitchener) Giddings. w/o Edwin Martin, deceased.

Giddings, William. 763, 764. 280, 281. 344, 347. d.1875. Born and married in England. h/o Caroline (Kitchener) Giddings. f/o Frances "Fannie" L. (Giddings) Partlow (eldest child), 344, 347; Carolyn (Giddings) deceased; Charles Giddings; George Giddings; Albert Giddings, 344, 347; Eliza (Giddings) Riggs; Laura (Giddings) Martin; John W. Giddings, Bio 763, 764. A wagon maker and journeyman, William was the only member of his family to come to America. He arrived in 1837, and went directly to Danville by way of lakes, canal, and teams. He bought his employer's journeyman business and manufactured plows and wagons. For years, horses or oxen were the only transportation to markets in Chicago and Cincinnati.

(Gideon), Lucy Dyer. 1014, 1015. w/o Joel Dyer. m/o Ella (Dyer) Huffman.

Gilbert, Alvin. 483, 484. 721, 722, 723. Information on Alvin is found in various references. Alvin owned land that was rented in 1846 to newlyweds Fred and Affa K. (Horton) Tilton. 721, 722 In 1858, Thomas Armstrong put up the first two houses in Rossville, the site donated by Alvin Gilbert and Joseph Satterthwaite. 723 September 26, 1864, Alvin was chosen as Chairman of the committee to raise money in Ross and Grant townships to support the Union. Alvin first donated $30 to the Civil War fund. The committee raised $7,768.50, and Alvin contributed an additional $231.50 to bring the total amount to $8,000.

Gilbert, James. 596, 597. f/o Samuel Gilbert.

Gilbert, Samuel. 408, 409. The only reference to Samuel Gilbert is that in 1853, Thomas Williams stayed with "Uncle" Samuel Gilbert.

Gilbert, Samuel. 596, 597. s/o James Gilbert. h/o Fanny (Bass) Gilbert.

(Gildersleeve), Hannah. 1100, 1101. w/o Dr. Rodney Scott. m/o Eliza A. (Scott) Gibbons.

(Gilgis) (g/n/u) Hesler. 348, 349 d/o John Gilgis. First wife of Francis Hesler. m/o Sarah (Hesler) Jackson.

Gilgis, John 348, 349 Wife's name unknown who died in 1856. f/o (g/n/u) (Gilgis) Hesler. An early pioneer, wealthy merchant, John cared for granddaughter Sarah (Hessler) Jackson from years 3 or 4. Sarah inherited 80 acres from John.

Gilkerson, Hugh F. 743. h/o Margaret L. (Hole) Gilkerson. f/o Noble Gilkerson. An architect, Hugh was Township Collector of Ridge Farm.

Gilkerson, Noble. 743. s/o Hugh F. Gilkerson and Margaret L. (Hole) Gilkerson.

Gilkey, Allen. 505, 506. h/o Alma (m/n/u) Gilkey. f/o Emma (Gilkey) Baum.

(Gilkey), Emma Baum. 505, 506. 458. d. 1880. d/o Allen Gilkey and Alma (m/n/u) Gilkey. First wife of Cyrus Charles Baum. m/o Lelia E. (Baum). Emma was musically talented.

Gilkey, John A. Deceased. 479, 480. 695, 696. h/o Sally (Cooper) Gilkey. f/o Sygna Gilkey; Ora A. Gilkey.

Gilkey, Ora A. 479, 480. s/o John Gilkey and Sally (Cooper) Gilkey.

Gilkey, Sygna E. 479, 480. s/o John Gilkey and Sally (Cooper) Gilkey.

Gillen, James. 476, 477. h/o Margaret (Snyder) Gillen. f/o 12 children.

(Gillham), Ellen Fuller. 466, 467. w/o John Fuller. Note: Some information on pages 466, 467 is inaccurate. Ellen was probably the mother of Jerry Fuller, first husband of Mary (Battles) Fuller Clark. Rather than being the mother of Jerry's 7 children, she was probably their grandmother. See 663, 664.

Gilling Falls Iron Works. 342, 343. Employer of William Hill.

(Gillis), Ella Merkle. 1065. b.1865. d/o George Gillis. w/o Henry S. Merkle. m/o Eva A. (Merkle; Ethel (Merkle), deceased.

Gillis, George. 1065. f/o Ella (Gillis) Merkle.

(Gilroy), Alice C. Buchanan. 300, 301. d/o William Gilroy and Elizabeth (Beard) Gilroy. w/o William Wilson Buchanan. m/o Essie (Buchanan), Leila (Buchanan), Floy F. Buchanan, Elma (Buchanan).

Gilroy, William. 300, 301. First husband of Elizabeth (Beard) Gilroy. f/o Alice C. (Gilroy) Buchanan.

(Giner), Frances Eaton. 667, 668. w/o Adam Eaton. m/o David Eaton; Malen Eaton; Mary (Eaton) Hill; Preston Eaton. After marrying Adam in 1841, the young couple moved to Kentucky. In 1845 they moved to Indiana for a 7 year stay. In 1852 they moved to Danville where Adam rented a farm of Dr. Porter, and remained on that farm for 10 years. In 1879 Adam purchased 80 acres.

(Girard), (g/n/u) Dye. 566, 567. w/o John Dye. m/o 9 children including Ida (Dye) McMellan.

Girard, Col. (g/n/u.) 566, 567. f/o (g/n/u) (Girard) Dye. Col. Girard was famous for his service in the Mexican War.

Girard, Benjamin. 493, 494, 495. h/o Sarah F. (Sandusky) Girard. f/o Emma Girard; Della Girard; Mary (Girard) deceased; Julia (Girard) deceased; James Girard; Jesse Girard; Euphemma (Girard); George Girard; Dottie (Girard).

Girard, Bertie F. 467, 468. s/o John Girard and Mary E. (Alexander) Girard.

(Girard), Della. 493, 494, 495. d/o Benjamin Girard and Sarah F. (Sandusky) Girard.

(Girard), Dottie. 493, 494, 495. d/o Benjamin Girard and Sarah F. (Sandusky) Girard.

(Girard), Emma. 493, 494, 495. d/o Benjamin Girard and Sarah F. (Sandusky) Girard.

Girard), Euphemma. 493, 494, 495. d/o Benjamin Girard and Sarah F. (Sandusky) Girard.

Girard, George. 493, 494, 495. s/o Benjamin Girard and Sarah F. (Sandusky) Girard.

Girard, James. 493, 494, 495. s/o Benjamin Girard and Sarah F. (Sandusky) Girard.

Girard, Jesse. 493, 494, 495. s/o Benjamin Girard and Sarah F. (Sandusky) Girard.

Girard, John. 467, 468. h/o Mary E. (Alexander) Girard. f/o Bertie F. Girard.

(Girling), Mary Crane. 349, 350, 351 Born in England, died in Canada, age 76. w/o John Crane. m/o 9 children, 6 living: Harry Crane; George Crane; William Crane; Caroline (Crane) Milligan; Charles Crane; John S. Crane, Bio 349, 350, 351. Deceased children: Clara (Crane) McKendrick; James Crane; Adaline (Crane) died on the voyage to America and was buried at sea.

Given, David. 445, 446, 447. f/o Mary J. (Given) Knox. David came to Illinois in 1861.

(Given), Mary J. Knox. 445, 446, 447. d. 1875. First wife of Robert M. Knox. m/o Lulu B. (Knox); Edward Knox. Mary died 10 years after her marriage to Robert.

Given & Knox grain elevators 445, 446, 447. Status not defined between Robert M. Knox, h/o Mary J. (Given) Knox, and partner, Mr. Given.

(Givens), Nancy Fultz. 546, 547, 548. b.1811.d.1884/73. w/o William Fultz. m/o Margaret (Fultz); Jacob Fultz, Home 544, Bio 546, 547; Isaac Fultz; Mary (Fultz); Rebecca (Fultz); Martha (Fultz); William Fultz; John Fultz; Isabella (Fultz). From Ireland, Nancy went to Virginia, then to Indiana, still in her teens. Husband William's parents were from Germany.

Glass, William. 937, 938, 939. h/o Margery E. (Mark) Glass. Residents of Edgar Township.

(Glaze), Annie Olehy. 584, 585. d.1849 of cholera. w/o Jacob Olehy m/o Rebecca (Olehy) Cook; Dennis Olehy; Martha R. (Olehy) Martin; William Jasper Olehy, Bio 584, 585. Leaving Ohio, the Olehy family arrived in Vermilion County in 1833-1834. Jacob and Annie died of cholera in 1849, leaving their children orphans. William was only 9.

(Glaze) Catherine J, Baldwin. 208, 209, 210. b. 1829 d/o Nathan Glaze; mother's name unknown. w/o John R. Baldwin. m/o Charles N. Baldwin; Mary J. (Baldwin) Elliott; J. Henry Baldwin; Emma Bell (Baldwin) Hill; Laura E. (Baldwin) North; Cora L. (Baldwin) Smith; Lizzie (Baldwin); Oscar G. (Baldwin); Robert (Baldwin).

(Glaze), Elizabeth Olehy. 418, 419, 420. d.1845. d/o John Glaze. First wife of Dennis Olehy. m/o Nancy (Olehy) Martin, deceased; Rachel (Olehy) Villars; Mary A. (Olehy) Current; F. M. Olehy, home and Bio 416, 418, 419, 420; Sarah Emily (Olehy) Newton; James Olehy, deceased; Perry Olehy, died as a Union soldier.

Glaze, John. 418, 419, 420. f/o Elizabeth (Glaze) Olehy.

(Glaze), Mary Olehy. 584, 585. w/o William Olehy. m/o Mary A. (Olehy - correct) Olehy.

Glaze, Nathan 208. b.1793. d.1883/90 Wife's name unknown who died in 1889 at age 92. f/o 4 daughters and 6 sons, including Catherine J. (Glaze) Baldwin. Nathan fought in the war of 1812. He arrived in Indiana in 1866.

Glaze, g/n/u, m/n/u 208. w/o Nathan Glaze. m/o 4 daughters and 6 sons, including Catherine J. (Glaze) Baldwin. See 209 for longevity records of her family.

Glaze, Wilson. 663, 664. h/o Allie (Bennett) Glaze. f/o two children. (Glennan), Kate Kelly. 414, 417. Born in Ireland. d.1859. w/o Michael Kelly. m/o 11 children, 9 lived to maturity, 5 came to the United States in 1860 after her death: Michael Kelly; Kate (Kelly) Mitchell; Margaret (Kelly) Gerahty; Ann (Kelly) Oaks; William Kelly.

Glick, Aaron. 510, 515. A notation mentioned that Seth Mills, wife Rebecca (Canaday) Mills, and children settled on the "Aaron Glick Farm."

(Glick), Lovina Snyder 615, 616. w/o Emanuel Snyder. m/o Catherine (Snyder) Bone; Simon Snyder; Martha A. (Snyder) Lawrence; Henry D. Snyder; Monroe Snyder; Jonathan Snyder; William Snyder; Erma (Snyder); Perry Snyder; Maude (Snyder).

Glovier, Jacob. 1011. h/o Mary L. (Nay) Glovier

Gnaden, William. 398, 399 h/o Augusta (Villars) Gnaden. Residents of Danville Township.

(Gobel), Mary Dazey. 271. d.1883. w/o James Dazey. m/o Jacob Dazey

Goff, James. 476, 477. h/o Mary (Bailey) Goff. f/o 6 children. Residents of Kansas.

Goings, (g/n/u). 402, 403. Born in England. f/o Shadrack Goings. Mr. Goings settled in Virginia.

Goings, Isaac. Bio 402, 403. b.1822. s/o Shadrack Goings and Hester (Sears) Goings. h/o Frances (Price) Goings who was 16 when she married Isaac. Isaac and Frances adopted Lizzie (Doss-Goings) Burroughs. Isaac worked for his father until he was 23, learning blacksmithing. In West Virginia, he became an overseer of Negroes for Gabriel Fox for 4 years, then spent two years as overseer for Mr. Cunningham. After his marriage to Frances, the couple came directly to Vermilion County. Isaac enlisted in Co I, 35th Illinois Infantry, as a private, then advanced to corporal. See for incredible stories of the flag on top of the courthouse, escape from capture by Confederates, duel with Texas Ranger, shot below the heart and left for dead, but survived. His farm was operated by others. (Goings/Doss), Lizzie Burroughs 402, 403. Lizzie "Doss" was adopted by Isaac and Frances (Price) Goings. w/o Edwin Burroughs.

Goings, Shadrack. 402, 403. d.1862. h/o Hester (Sears) Goings. f/o 12 children, 3 still living, Isaac Goings the 4th born. Shadrack was a blacksmith.

Gold, (g/n/u). 962, 963. f/o Susan (Gold) Tate. Lived 90 years. A prominent family in Virginia.

(Gold), Susan Tate. 962, 963. d/o (g/n/u) Gold. w/o Robert M. Tate. m/o 5 children, all living in 1889, John Tate the second born.

(Golden), Amelia Patterson. 568, 569. 744, 745. d. 1833. d/o William Golden. w/o Andrew Patterson. m/o William Patterson; Thomas Patterson; Sara J. (Patterson) Campbell; Elizabeth (Patterson) Campbell; Golden Patterson. Amelia died when son Golden was an infant.

(Golden), Hannah Cloyd. 478, 479. d/o Jacob Golden and Alcie (Frazier) Golden. w/o John Patton Cloyd, M.D. m/o Richard Cloyd; Belle (Cloyd); Frazier Cloyd; Grace (Cloyd); John Cloyd.

(Golden), Hannah Dicken. 548, 549. d.1860. d/o William Golden. w/o John C. Dicken. m/o David Dicken; Julia A. (Dicken) Burchett; Susanna (Dicken) Porter.

Golden, Jacob 478, 479. h/o Alcie (Frazier) Golden. f/o Hannah (Golden) Cloyd.

(Golden), Mary Dicken. 1006, 1007. d/o (g/n/u) Golden, a Quaker. w/o John Dicken. m/o William C. Dicken.

Golden, William. 548, 549. 744, 745. f/o Hannah (Golden) Dicken. 568, 569. f/o Amelia (Golden) Patterson. From Tennessee in 1824, William was a pioneer of Vermilion County.

Gones, John. 352, 353. h/o Elizabeth (Williams) Gones.

(Good), Mary Park. 339, 340 Died around 1869. w/o Silas Park. m/o Ezekiel Park; William Park; Branson Park; Rose (Park) Hazlett; Timothy Park, Bio 339, 340. Deceased children: Susanna (Park); Samantha (Park); Hardy Park; Ashforth Park.

(Goodrich,) Nellie Gurley. 464, 465, 466. w/o Nahum Gurley. m/o Daniel Gurley. Nellie spun wool and flax into cloth to make garments for her family.

Goodwine, (g/n/u). 207, 208. d.1851. h/o Elizabeth (Snyder) Goodwine. f/o 9 children, surviving children were: James Goodwine; Martha (Goodwine) Lyon; John W. Goodwine, Bio 207, 208. From Kentucky, Mr. was a pioneer of Indiana. Mr. Goodwine operated a 2,400 acre farm.

(Goodwine), Annie. 207 d/o John Goodwine and Mary (Alexander) Goodwine

Goodwine, Ary. 207. s/o Marion Goodwine and Susan (Selsor) Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Christina. 207 d/o James Goodwine and Sophia (Buckles) Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Cora. 207. d/o John Goodwine and second wife, Alice (Lane) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Daly E. 207, 208.. s/o Marion Goodwine and Susan (Selsor) Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Dora. 207, 208. d/o John W. Goodwine and his second wife, Arminda (Sperry) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Fred. 207. s/o Marion Goodwine and Susan (Selsor) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Freemont. 207. s/o James Goodwine and Sophia (Buckles) Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Goldie. 207. d/o James Goodwine and Minerva (King) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Grant. 207, 208. s/o John W. Goodwine and his second wife, Arminda (Sperry) Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Hattie. 207, 208. d/o Marion Goodwine and Susan (Selsor) Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Helen. 207, 208. d/o John W. Goodwine and his second wife, Arminda (Sperry) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Horace. 207. s/o James Goodwine and Sophia (Buckles) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Indiana. 207. s/o James Goodwine and Sophia (Buckles) Goodwine.

Goodwine, James. 207, 208. s/o g/n/u Goodwine and Elizabeth (Snyder) Goodwine. h/o Sophia (Buckles) Goodwine. f/o William Goodwine; Christina (Goodwine); Indiana Goodwine; Horace Goodwine; Fremont Goodwine.

Goodwine, James. 207. s/o John W. Goodwine and Jane (Charleton) Goodwine. h/o Minerva (King) Goodwine. f/o Nellie (Goodwine), Roy (Goodwine), Goldie (Goodwine).

Goodwine, John 207. s/o John W. Goodwine and Jane (Charleton) Goodwine. h/o 2 women: (Wife #1) Mary (Alexander) Goodwine. m/o Annie (Goodwine). (Wife #2) Alice (Lane) Goodwine. m/o John Goodwine; Wilbur Goodwine; Nora (Goodwine); Ulysses Goodwine; Cora (Goodwine); Villa Goodwine.

Goodwine, John. 207. s/o John Goodwine and John's 2nd wife, Alice (Lane) Goodwine.

Goodwine, John W. Farm 204 and 205; Bio 207, 208. s/o (g/n/u) Goodwine and Elizabeth (Snyder) Goodwine. Husband of 2 women: (Wife #1) Jane (Charleton) Goodwine. m/o son Marion Goodwine; John Goodwine; James Goodwine; Mary J. (Goodwine) Tillotson; Freemont Goodwine. (Wife #2) Arminda (Sperry) Goodwine b.1812, m/o Martha (Goodwine); Helen (Goodwine); Dora (Goodwine); Grant W. Goodwine. John began with 300 acres from his father, and increased land ownership to over 1,000 acres. John gave each child a share in an additional 2,000 acres. He raised short horn cattle.

(Goodwine), Kate Tillotson. See (Goodwine, Mary J. Tillotson.

Goodwine, Marion. 207, 208. Son of John W. Goodwine and Jane (Charleton) Goodwine. h/o Susan (Selsor) Goodwine. f/o Hattie (Goodwine); Fred Goodwine; Daly E. Goodwine; Ary Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Mary J. Tillotson. 207. 318. 706. d/o John W. Goodwine and Jane (Charleton) Goodwine. w/o James Madison Tillotson. m/o Jessie (Tillotson); Estella (Tillotson); Mabel (Tillotson). Mary and James lived in Louisiana. Note: On 706, in the biography of Buell Tillotson, a brother of James, is this family listing, with a different set of names, "Madison, who lives in Louisiana, married Kate Goodwine and they have 3 children."

(Goodwine), Martha Lyon. 207. d/o g/n/u Goodwine and Elizabeth (Snyder) Goodwine. w/o Richard Lyon. m/o John Lyon; Martha (Lyon); Thomas Lyon.

(Goodwine), Martha. 207, 208. d/o John W. Goodwine and second wife, Arminda (Sperry) Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Nellie. 207. d/o James Goodwine and Minerva (King) Goodwine.

(Goodwine), Nora. 207. d/o John Goodwine and John's second wife, Alice (Lane) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Roy. 207. s/o James Goodwine and Minerva (King) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Ulysses. 207, 208. s/o John Goodwine and John's 2nd wife, Alice (Lane) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Villa. 207, 208. s/o John Goodwine and John's 2nd wife, Alice (Lane) Goodwine.

Goodwine, Wilbur. 207, 208. s/o John Goodwine and John's 2nd wife, Alice (Lane) Goodwine.

Goodwine, William. 207, 208. s/o James Goodwine and Sophia (Buckles) Goodwine.

(Gordon), Ada Colson. 901, 902, 903. b.1864. w/o Usher O. Colson.

(Gordon), E. F. Huston. 810, 811, 812. d/o James Gordon and May (Riley) Gordon. w/o Luther B. Huston of Iowa. Note: If not in error, two sisters went by the same name. (Gordon), E. F. Peck. 810, 811, 812. d/o James Gordon and May (Riley) Gordon. w/o John A. Peck of near Topeka. Note: If not in error, two sisters went by the same given name.

Gordon, J. M. 810, 811, 812. s/o James Gordon and May (Riley) Gordon. J. M. manufactured chairs.

Gordon, James. 810, 811, 812. b.1800. d.1884/84. h/o May (Riley) Gordon. f/o 7 children, 5 living: J. M. Gordon; O. B. Gordon; E. F. (Gordon) Huston; E. F. (Gordon) Peck; M. M. (Gordon) Palmer. Note: In 1833, Alexander Sommerville from Ireland came to Edgar Township and bought James' land from James or his heirs. According to the biography, James' children either lived out of state, or were not involved in farming.

(Gordon), Luella Bates. 852, 853. d/o Madison Gordon and Maria (m/n/u) Gordon. w/o Dr. Christopher C. Bates. m/o Charles Bates; William M. Bates; Harry G. Bates; Edgar died in infancy.

Gordon, Madison. 852, 853. h/o Maria (m/n/u) Gordon. f/o Luella (Gordon) Bates. Madison first ran a mercantile store in Paris, Illinois, then had a chair factory.

(Gordon), M. M. Palmer. 810, 811, 812. b.1835. d/o James Gordon and May (Riley) Gordon. w/o John C. Palmer. m/o Mary G. and Nellie M., each died at age 15.

Gordon, O. B. 810, 811, 812. s/o James Gordon and May (Riley) Gordon. O. B. was a grocer.

Gore Coal Mines. 343, 344. Alex L. White, superintendent.

(Gorseline), Eliza Ann Fleming, 701, 702. w/o Thornton Fleming. m/o 8 children including William Fleming. Thornton, a merchant in Ohio, suddenly died, leaving his family without support. Son William was just out of the army, one day before his 20th birthday. Thornton died one month after William's army discharge. William went to work on a railroad section at $1.50 per day to support his brothers and sisters.

Gossett, G. B. 436, 441. h/o Julia (m/n/u) Gossett. f/o Mitchell B. Gossett. The Gossett family moved from Ohio in 1859 to Illinois. Note: The biography (851, 852) of John W. Majors, husband of Lucinda (Gosset) Majors, noted that he worked for a year on "Gosset's Place," but it is unclear if it was for G. B. Gossett or Mitchell B. Gossett. Also, the name is spelled Gosset, and her father is listed as J. B., but it could be G. B. Gossett.

(Gossett), Hattie McCollum. 859, 860. w/o Nelson McCollum, Jr.

(Gossett or Gosset), Lucinda Majors 851, 852. d/o J. B. Gosset and A. M. (m/n/u) Gosset. w/o John W. Majors. m/o Owen Majors; Ethel (Majors), twin of Owen, deceased; Orian Majors. Note: The biography (851, 852) of husband John W. Majors noted that he worked for a year on "Gosset's Place," but it is unclear if it was for G. B. Gossett or Mitchell B. Gossett. Also, the name is spelled Gosset, and her father is listed as J. B., but it could be G. B. Gossett.

Gossett, Mitchell B. Bio 436, 441. 937, 938, 939. b.1848. s/o G. B. Gosset and Julia (m/n/u) Gossett. h/o Josephine (Mark) Gossett. The G. B. Gossett family moved from Ohio in 1859 to Illinois when Mitchell was 11 years old. In 1881 he purchased 160 acres of land. Note: The biography (851, 852) of John W. Majors, husband of Lucinda (Gosset) Majors, noted that he worked for a year on "Gosset's Place," but it is unclear if it was for G. B. Gossett or Mitchell B. Gossett. Also, the name is spelled Gosset, and her father is listed as J. B., but it could be G. B. Gossett.

(Gower), Elizabeth Mercer. 487, 488, 489. w/o John Jacob Mercer. m/o Mary A. (Mercer) Priest.

Grace, John. 579, 580. Possibly the husband of Amanda (Cuthbertson). In biographical material on Sallie E. (Raney) Matkins, reference was made that "her sister, Mrs. John Grace," took care of Sallie after her parents died. Mrs Grace could have been Sallie's older half sister, Amanda (Cuthbertson); no other daughters are included in the lists of children of Sarah (Weaver) Cuthbertson Raney.

Graff, (g/n/u). 990, 991. h/o (g/n/u) (Pfister) Graff who died in Switzerland. f/o Anna (Graff) Gumm. Note: Anna came to America with her uncle, Jacob Pfister; apparently her father and mother had both died in Switzerland, leaving her in Uncle Jacob's care.

(Graff), Anna Gumm. 990, 991. d/o (g/n/u) Graff and (g/n/u) (Pfister) Graff. w/o Frederick Gumm. m/o Anna E. (Gumm) Zise; Mary (Gumm) Hanes, deceased; Edward Gumm; John T. Gumm; William F. Gumm; Albert D. Gumm; Jennie V. Gumm; Pearl B Gumm; Ella S. Gumm, infant, died at 20 months. A native of Switzerland, Anna came to America with her uncle, Jacob Pfister. Her mother had died, and apparently her father died also, leaving her in the care of her Uncle Jacob Pfister. (Google note: Anna was born in 1837.)

Grant, J. J. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Graser), Maria Schuetz. 397, 398. 759, 760. w/o Michael Schuetz. m/o Maria (Schuetz) Englemann. Came to America from Prussia.

Graves, (g/n/u). 556, 557. f/o James Graves. Mr. Graves was from Scotland.

Graves. (g/n/u). 596, 597. Born in England. h/o Fanny (Bass) Graves. f/o 1 daughter and 5 sons including Bernard Graves who came to America and lived with his uncle, Henry Bass.

Graves, (g/n/u). 1048, 1049, 1050. f/o Nancy (Graves) Clark. Mr. Graves died at the hand of Morell's Gang, in Prairie Township.

(Graves), Amanda Melvina Cook. 556, 557, 558; 528; 236, 237, 238 b.1834, d.1867/33. d/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackbourn) Graves. First wife of Samuel Cook. m/o George W. Cook; James P. Cook; Mary (Cook) Wherry; Margaret (Cook), d. at age 15; Charles Cook; Ellen (Cook), Ellen not included on list on pg. 528. Although Amanda is included in the biographies of her father James Graves, her brother Levi Henry Graves, and her husband Samuel Cook, the information is not always clear. She is referred to as Amanda, Amanda M., and as Melvina. There is no question it is the same person because the parents and husband are the same. To complicate things, her niece is Amanda M. (Graves) O'Niel. Also, there is a possibility of a relationship between her husband, Samuel Cook, and her sister-in-law Matilda (Cook) Graves.

(Graves), Amanda M. O'Niel. 556, 557. d/o Levi Henry Graves and Matilda (Cook) Graves. w/o Samuel O'Niel. m/o Minnie L. (O'Niel); Gertrude (O'Niel).

Graves, Bernard. 596, 597. Born in England. s/o (g/n/u) Graves and Fanny (Bass) Graves who died in England. Bernard came to America and lived with his uncle, Henry Bass, Jr.

(Graves), Cerelda. 556, 557. d/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackburn) Graves.

(Graves), Emma S. 556, 557. d/o Levi Henry Graves and Lucinda (Bayless) Chandler Graves. Twin of Louisa (Graves).

Graves, Franklin. 556, 557. s/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackburn) Graves.

Graves, Greenville H. 556, 557. s/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackburn) Graves.

(Graves), Isabella Oakwood. 637, 638, 639. w/o George W. Oakwood.

Graves, James 556, 557. 236, 237. b.1790 d.1857/67. s/o (g/n/u) Graves from Scotland. h/o Margaret (Blackburn) Graves. f/o Greenville H. Graves; Evaline (Graves); Orville S. Graves; Cerelda (Graves); Joseph B. Graves; James L. Graves; Levi Henry Graves; Mary (Graves) died at 5; Franklin Graves; Amanda Melvina (Graves) Cook; John L. Graves. James served under General Harrison during the War of 1812 and became a personal friend of the future president. James made his first trip to Illinois with Isaac Sandusky, and moved his family to Illinois in 1828. (Note: Isaac also served under Gen. Harrison in the war of 1812. James moved his family to Illinois in 1828, so according to Isaac's biography, that first visit was 1827.) James had been a cabinet maker, but in Illinois he concentrated on farming on his 400 acres.

Graves, James L. 556, 557. s/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackburn) Graves. Twin of Joseph B. Graves.

Graves, John L. 556, 557. s/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackburn) Graves.

Graves, Joseph B. 556, 557. s/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackburn) Graves. Twin of James L. Graves.

(Graves), Letta. 556, 557. d/o Levi Henry Graves and Matilda (Cook) Graves.

Graves, Levi Henry. Bio 556, 557. b.1827. s/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackburn) Graves. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Matilda (Cook) Graves. m/o Olive (Graves) Moore; Mary M. (Graves) Ashby; Amanda M. (Graves) O'Niel; James Graves, died at age 2. (Wife #2) Lucinda (Bayless) Chandler Graves. m/o Martha B. (Graves); twins Louisa (Graves) and Emma S. (Graves); Letta (Graves). Levi was an infant when his family came to Illinois in 1828. Settlers still felt insecure from the Indians. Timber land was preferred over grass covered land. Although the prairie grass was as high as the back of a horse, as a small boy Levi plowed with a Kerry plow and cut grain with a reaping hook or sickle, before cradling grain began. In 1850, Levi began farming on 40 acres, his land later increased to 340 acres.

(Graves), Louisa. 556, 557. d/o Levi Henry Graves and Lucinda (Bayless) Chandler Graves. Twin of Emma S. (Graves)

(Graves), Louisa Clingan. 475, 476. w/o Dennis R. Clingan. Brothers Dennis and Luther Clingan married into the Graves family; it is assumed that Louisa and Martha were sisters.

(Graves), Martha B. 556, 557. d/o Levi Henry Graves and Lucinda (Bayless) Chandler Graves.

(Graves), Martha Clingan. 475, 476. w/o Luther Clingan. m/o Blanche (Clingan); Herschell Clingan. Brothers Dennis and Luther Clingan married into the Graves family. It is assumed that Louisa and Martha were sisters.

(Graves), Mary M. Ashby. 556, 557. d/o Levi Henry Graves and Matilda (Cook) Graves. w/o Milton Ashby. m/o Lillie N. (Ashby); James L. Ashby; Alva M. Ashby; Maud M. (Ashby).

(Graves), Melvina Cook. See Amanda Melvina (Graves) Cook.

(Graves), Nancy Clark. 1048, 1049, 1050. d/o (g/n/u) Graves. w/o Edmond Clark. m/o Alex Clark, deceased; Mary (Clark); Marinda (Clark); Susan (Clark); Elizabeth (Clark) Nuckles; Emily (Clark), deceased; James Clark; Lucy (Clark).

(Graves), Olive Moore. 556, 557. d/o Levi Henry Graves and Matilda (Cook) Graves. w/o David E. Moore. m/o Milton A. Moore; Levi H. Moore; Lydia A. (Moore); George W Moore; James A. Moore; Mary D. (Moore); Hannah L. (Moore); Daisy (Moore).

Graves, Orville S. 556, 557. s/o James Graves and Margaret (Blackburn) Graves.

Gray, Albert. 635, 636, 637. Died at age 19. s/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray.

(Gray), Alice Guthrie. 624, 625. d/o William Gray and Sarah A. Harmon Gray. w/o Samual Guthrie. m/o Eva (Guthrie); Sarah (Guthrie); Ola (Guthrie); Harrison Guthrie.

Gray, Alfred. 624, 625. s/o William Gray and Sarah A. (Harman) Gray. h/o Vena (Carroll) Gray. f/o John Gray; William Gray. Alfred was a farmer.

Gray, Anna Hoopes. 506, 507, 508. b.1810. d.1886/76. d/o Thomas Gray and Hannah (Eckley) Gray. w/o Thomas Hoopes. References to "family" are included in the Bio of Thomas, but they had no children.

Gray, Charles F. Bio 635, 636, 637. b.1859. s/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. Charles first tile plant was built in 1882 at the cost of $5,000, and two years later a cyclone completely destroyed it. Charles' sister, Sarah F. (Gray) bought the property under mortgage, with Charles as the manager for 2 years. Brick was added to the business in 1888. Sarah and Charles formed a partnership of CF & SF Gray. They kept around 23 men employed in the second $15,000 brick and tile manufacturing plant, producing 150 miles of tile per year, which was shipped by rail.

(Gray), Clara. 624, 625. d/o William Gray and Sarah A. (Harman) Gray.

(Gray), Cora. 238. d/o Henry Gray and Louisa (Weisiger) Gray.

Gray, Daniel. 624, 625. s/o Louis Gray and first wife, Mary (Winnigs) Gray.

(Gray), Elizabeth A Wilson. 624, 625. d/o William Gray and Sarah A. (Harman) Gray. w/o John Wilson. m/o Otto Wilson; Charles Wilson.

(Gray), Emma M. 635, 636, 637. d/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. Wife of two men: (Husband #1 Henry Shear, killed in a well. (Husband #2) J. R. Morrison. f/o one child.

(Gray), Eva Jackson 238. d/o Henry Gray and Louisa (Weisiger) Gray. w/o John L. Jackson. m/o Meta J. (Jackson).

Gray, Frank. 635, 636, 637. s/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. h/o Lilly (Harman) Gray.

Gray, Henry. 238. b.1836, d.1876/40 h/o Louisa (Weisiger) Gray. f/o Eva (Gray) Jackson; Cora (Gray); Nettie (Gray).

(Gray), Hannah M. Mitchell. 635, 636, 637. Died before 1889. d/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. w/o Oscar Mitchell. m/o Harvey Mitchell; Birdie (Mitchell).

Gray, Harvey. 624, 625. s/o William Gray and Sarah A. (Harman) Gray. Harvery was in Co. D, 25th Illinois Infantry, was wounded, taken prisoner, left on battlefield, taken to St Louis, died of small pox.

Gray, Harvey M. 636, 637; 624, 625. 399, 400, 401. d.1866. s/o Lewis or Louis Gray and first wife Mary (Winnings) Gray. h/o Susan (Harman) Gray. f/o Samuel Gray; Martha A. (Gray) Spry; Hannah M. (Gray) Mitchell; Sarah F. (Gray); Charles F. Gray; Ida E. (Gray) Mason; Emma M. (Gray) Shear Morrison; Laura (Gray) Baird; Frank Gray; Lewis M. Gray, died at 19; Albert Gray, died at 19; Harvey Gray, died in infancy. After his marriage to Susan, Harvey worked with his father for 11 years, as a cooper in the winter, and as a carpenter in the summer. After their first year in Illinois, the Gray's moved to the 160 acre farm, the "Gray Homestead." Note: Sisters Sarah and Susan Harman married brothers William and Harvey.

(Gray), Ida E. Mason. 635, 636, 637. d/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. w/o George T. Mason, of Chapman Publishing.

(Gray), Jane Williamson. 364, 367. h/o Henry Williamson. m/o Ada M. (Williamson) Sandusky.

Gray, John. 624, 625. s/o Alfred Gray and Vena (Carrol) Gray.

(Gray), Laura Baird. 635, 636, 637. d/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. w/o S. W. Baird. m/o one child.

Gray, Lewis or Louis. 635, 636, 637; 624, 625. b.1781 d.1856/75, or b.1778 d.1856/78. s/o (g/n/u) Gray, who was born in America, and lived 96 years; grandson of (g/n/u) Gray, born in England. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Mary (Winnigs) Gray. m/o William Gray; Amos Gray, drowned in boyhood; Phoebe (Gray); Daniel Gray; Harvey Gray. (Wife #2) Mrs. Ann (m/n/u) Collins Gray. Louis came to Ft. Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1801 and built a log cabin on what became 3rd Street in Cincinnati. He was the first cooper there. Crippled, he tried to enlist in the War of 1812 but was not accepted. Louis's father was the contractor for the building of Miami Canal from Dayton to Cincinnati, using 100 men and 40 to 50 teams of cattle. Even Louis's son, William, drove a team of oxen. William had to stand on a flour barrel to put the yoke on his oxen. In Indiana, Louis followed the trade of a cooper and owned a grist mill. He lost a great deal of money in the panic of 1837, but regained most of it. He died in Indiana where he had a hotel. Note: Second wife, Ann (m/n/u) Collins Gray was the mother of 3 daughters, probably by her first husband. Google note: Workers on the canal, named the "Miami and Erie Canal" generally earned 30 cents per day plus room and board, which was attractive to recent immigrants, especially from Ireland. Ground breaking was on July 4, 1825.

Gray, Lewis M. 635, 636, 637. Died at age 19. s/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray.

(Gray), Martha A. Spry, 399, 400, 401; 635, 636, 637. d/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. w/o George M. Spry. m/o Martha A. (Spry); Edith (Spry), deceased; Amy (Spry), deceased; Zua (Spry); Daisy (Spry); Raymond Spry; Mabel (Spry).

(Gray), Mary Jane Mills. 624, 625. d/o William Gray and Sarah A. (Harman) Gray. w/o James Mills who died 1879. m/o Alfred Mills; Elma (Mills); Ellie (Mills). Mary Jane and her children lived with her father, William Gray.

(Gray), Minnie Smith. 987, 988, 989. d/o Dr. S. R. Gray. Second wife of William M. Smith. Note: No children included.

(Gray), Nettie 238. d/o Henry Gray and Louisa (Weisiger) Gray.

(Gray), Phoebe. 624, 625. d/o Louis Gray and first wife, Mary (Winnigs) Gray.

(Gray), Rhoda Cranson. 239, 240. d.1882. w/o Joel Cranson. m/o John B. Cranson and 5 daughters who lived and worked with John.

Gray, Dr. S. R. 987, 988, 989. f/o Minnie (Gray) Smith. Resident of Chrisman.

Gray, Samuel. 635, 636, 637. s/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. Samuel and his family of 5 children lived on the Gray Homestead. Samuel was first in the tile business, backed by John Sidell, operated as S. Gray & Company. In 1883, merged into Gray Brothers.

(Gray), Sarah F. 635, 636, 637. d/o Harvey M. Gray and Susan (Harman) Gray. Junior partner with brother Charles F. Gray in CF & SF Gray brick and tile business. Gray, Thomas. 506, 507, 508. h/o Hannah (Eckley) Gray. f/o Anna (Gray) Hoopes.

Gray, William. Property 622. Bio 624, 625. b.1816. s/o Louis Gray and first wife, Mary (Winnigs) Gray. h/o Sarah A. (Harman) Gray, met as children. f/o Harvey Gray, deceased; Mary Jane (Gray) Mills; Alfred Gray; Elizabeth A. (Gray) Wilson; Clara (Gray); Alice (Gray) Guthrie; Samuel Gray. Deceased children: William, Sarah, Milton. William's father was the contractor for the building of the Miami and Erie Canal from Dayton to Cincinnati, using 100 men and 40 to 50 teams of cattle. Even little William drove a team of oxen, standing on a flour barrel to put the yoke on his oxen. He learned the trade of a cooper from his father. In 1859, William and father Louis moved their families to Vermilion County where William eventually owned 210 acres. See for story of facing house north and west, hog butchering in Indiana. William was Justice of the Peace for 6 years, and Highway Commissioner. Note: Sisters Sarah and Susan Harman married brothers William and Harvey.

Gray, William. 624, 625. s/o Alfred Gray and Vena (Carrol) Gray.

Green, Albert. 819, 820. Deceased. First husband of Mary Ann (Dains) Green Ross. f/o 2 children.

(Green) Almira Olmstead Douglas. 370, 371, 372. Wife of two men. (Husband #1) Stanley Olmstead. f/o two children, including second born Albert G. Olmstead. (Husband #2) Thomas W. Douglas. Note: In a second biography of Albert G. Olmstead, pages 768, 769, 770, the spelling "Olmsted" is used.

Green, Benjamin. 694, 695. s/o Hezekiah Green.

Green, Benjamin. 740, 741. f/o Ira Green; Jeanette (Green) Lewis. The Green farm adjoined the Lewis farm.

(Green), Bessie Stewart. 1008, 1009. w/o Ulysses G. Stewart. m/o Josiah Stewart.

Green, Bingham C. Bio 694, 695. b.1817 d.1888/71. s/o Benjamin Green. h/o Josephine (Knight) Green. f/o Ellen (Green) Yeazel; May (Green) Wilber; Maurice Green; Charles Green; Eva F. (Green); Elwood and Clark died early. Bingham arrived in Vermilion County in 1840. His farmland was increased to 1,000 acres, largely devoted to stock raising and grain, and as a setting for his attractive home.

Green, Charles. 694, 695. s/o Bingham C. Green and Josephine (Knight) Green.

(Green), Cornelia Canaday. 347, 348. w/o Benjamin F. Canaday. m/o Howard W. Canaday; Richard A. Canaday; Anna A. (Canaday); Jesse Canaday, and newborn triplets Mary, Martha, and unnamed baby boy.

(Green), Ellen Yeazel. 694, 695. d/o Bingham C. Green and Josephine (Knight) Green. w/o William Yeazel. m/o 7 children.

(Green), Eva F. 694, 695. d/o Bingham C. Green and Josephine (Knight) Green.

Green, Francis. 903, 904, 907. h/o Elizabeth (Ross) Green. f/o 9 children, only 3 living.

Green, Hezekiah. 694, 695. f/o Benjamin Green.

Green, Ira. 740, 741. s/o Benjamin Green.

(Green), Jeanette Lewis. 740, 741. d/o Benjamin Green. w/o Allen Lewis. m/o Sylvester Green; Isabelle (Green) Boardman. Jeanette and Allen came to Illinois from New York on a prairie schooner. Their 97 acres was full of wild game and all kinds of berries in the summer. They opened the first hotel in the area.

Green, James. 493, 494, 495. d.1845 Second husband of Polly (Hudson) Campbell Green. f/o Mary Ann (Green) Sandusky. James shared a joint ownership of land in Vermilion County with son-in-law James Sandusky.

Green, Rev. Jeremiah. 1108, 1109, 1110. d.1881. h/o Chloe (Daly) Green. f/o John D. Green; Nancy J. (Green) Reed. Jeremiah was a Methodist minister. After he retired from the ministry, he was in the mercantile business. He later made his home with daughter Nancy J. (Green) Reed. Wife Chloe spent her last days with son John.

Green, John D. 1108, 1109, 1110. s/o Rev. Jeremiah Green and Chloe (Daly) Green. Mother Chloe died at John's home.

(Green), Mary Ann Sandusky. 493, 494, 495. b. 1817. d/o James Green and Polly (Hudson) Campbell Green. w/o James Sandusky. m/o Sarah E. (Sandusky) Girard; Josiah P. Sandusky; James I. Sandusky; Henry C. Sandusky; Ann Eliza (Sandusky) Bennett; Stephen A. D. Sandusky; Thomas Sandusky; Susan T. (Sandusky); Laura H. K. (Sandusky).

Green, Maurice L. 694, 695. s/o Bingham C. Green and Josephine (Knight) Green. h/o Mary (Thompson) Green. f/o 2 children.

(Green), May Wilber. 694, 695. d/o Bingham C. Green and Josephine (Knight) Green. w/o C. G. Wilber. m/o 2 children.

(Green), Nancy J. Reed. 1108, 1109, 1110. d/o Rev. Jeremiah Green and Chloe (Daly) Green. w/o William H. Reed. m/o 9 children, 5 living: Alice M. (Reed); James H. Reed; Albert Reed; Verner I. Reed; Benjamin L. Reed. Deceased: Chloe A., Nancy E. , Irena A., Melvin.

Green, Zolora. 451, 452. h/o Medora (Arbuckle) Green.

(Gregg), Eveline Zimmerly. 844, 847. d/o Harmon Gregg and Delilah (Easton) Gregg. w/o Jacob Zimmerly. m/o 10 children: Dora (Zimmerly) Frazier; Isaac H. Zimmerly; Mary S. (Zimmerly) Laughlin; George E. Zimmerly; Jacob G. Zimmerly; Lilly Eveline (Zimmerly); Charles F. Zimmerly; Daniel A. Zimmerly. John William Zimmerly and Thomas B. Zimmerly died in infancy.

Gregg, Harmon. 844, 847. h/o Delilah Easton Gregg. f/o Eveline (Gregg) Zimmerly.

Gregory, Washington. 653, 654. h/o Lucinda (Riggs) Gregg, who died before 1889.

Grenana, A. H. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Grey), Ella Blackstock. 1074, 1075. d/o Joseph Grey. w/o W. J. Blackstock.

Grey, Joseph. 1074, 1075. f/o Ella (Grey) Blackstock.

Grider, John. 724, 725. h/o Emily J. (Huffman) Grider.

(Griffin), Helen Epperson. 968, 969. d/o Hiram Griffin. w/o John C Epperson, M.D. m/o Thirza (Epperson); John Epperson; Hiram Epperson.

Griffin, Hiram. 968, 969. f/o Helen (Griffin) Epperson. Hiram was from Oregon.

(Griffin), Martha A. Lauher. 1061, 1062. d.1883. First wife of William M. Lauher. Married 24 years, childless.

Griffin, Captain Robert. 1061, 1062. f/o Martha A. (Griffin) Lauher. Captain Griffin served in the Black Hawk War.

(Griffith), Angeline Newlin. 616, 617, 618. b.1817. d/o Stephen Griffith. w/o Thomas B. Newlin. m/o John W. Newlin. Angeline came to Vermilion County at age 9 in 1826.

(Griffith), Elizabeth Clark. 466, 467. b.1799 d.1872/73. d/o John Griffith. w/o Caleb Clark. m/o Hannah (Clark) Parker; John G. Clark; William R. Clark; Mary A. (Clark) Reddick. After Caleb died in 1869, Elizabeth lived with daughter Hannah.

Griffith, John. 466, 467. f/o Elizabeth (Griffith) Clark. John served 4 years in the Revolutionary War, and fought several battles under General Washington.

Griffith, Joseph. 221. h/o Diana M. (Boggess) Griffith. Diana died at age 37.

Griffith, Stephen. 616, 617, 618. f/o Angeline (Griffith) Newlin. Stephen came to Vermilion County in 1826.

Grimes, Alvin. 313, 314. s/o Elisha Grimes and (g/n/u) (Richardson) Grimes.

(Grimes), Belle. 313, 314. d/o Elisha Grimes and (g/n/u) (Richardson) Grimes. Grimes, Charles. 313, 314. s/o Elisha Grimes and (g/n/u) (Richardson) Grimes.

Grimes, Elisha. 313, 314. h/o (g/n/u) (Richardson) Grimes, his widow. f/o John M. Grimes; Elisha C. Grimes; William Grimes, deceased; Jacob Grimes, deceased; Alvin Grimes; Margaret (Grimes); Ellen (Grimes); Charles Grimes; Belle (Grimes).

Grimes, Elisha C. 313, 314. s/o Elisha Grimes and (g/n/u )(Richardson) Grimes.

(Grimes), Ellen. 313, 314. d/o Elisha Grimes and (g/n/u) (Richardson) Grimes.

Grimes, Jacob. 313, 314. Deceased. s/o Elisha Grimes and (g/n/u) (Richardson) Grimes.

Grimes, John M. 313, 314. s/o Elisha Grimes and (g/n/u) (Richardson) Grimes.

(Grimes), Margaret. 313, 314. d/o Elisha Grimes and (g/n/u) (Richardson) Grimes.

Dr. Grimes, (g/n/u). 931, 932, 933. f/o Sarah (Grimes) Bradley. Dr. Grimes moved to Missouri, but fled to Jones, Indiana, for safety during the Civil War. Dr. Samuel H. Bradley practiced with Dr. Grimes for three years; after two years, Dr. Bradley married Sarah (Grimes).

(Grimes), Sarah Bradley. 931, 932, 933. d/o Dr. (g/n/u) Grimes. w/o Dr. Samuel H. Bradley. m/o 7 children, only 3 living: Daniel Vorhees Bradley; Rosebud Anna (Bradley); Ruth (Bradley). At age 15, Sarah taught school during the Civil War, and after her marriage.

Griswold, Horace B. 953, 954. Employed 12 or 13-year-old Saul Butts (Bio 953, 954) from 1874 to 1878, and again a few years later.

Note: There were extensive cross marriages within the Gritten family.

(Gritten), Alvina. 231, 232. d/o Laban Gritten and second wife Lydia (Pile) Gritten.

(Gritten), Ann Watson, 231, 232. Daughter of John R. Gritten and Nancy (Atkinson) Gritten. Sister of Laban Gritten. Widow of Frank Watson. m/o William Watson; John Watson; Nancy J. (Watson); Margaret (Watson); Martha (Watson).

(Gritten), Annie. 231, 232. d/o Lloyd Gritten and Sarah (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

Gritten, Arthur. 231, 232. s/o Charles Gritten and Matilda (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

Gritten, Charles. 231, 232. s/o Laban Gritten and Sarah (Potter) Gritten. h/o Matilda (Gritten, correct) Gritten. f/o Clarence Gritten; Arthur Gritten; Orsmus Gritten; Elzora (Gritten); Oliver Gritten; Ross Gritten; Rock Gritten. Charles and his family lived on the father's homestead.

Gritten, Clarence. 231, 232. s/o Charles Gritten and Matilda (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

Gritten, Earl. 231, 232. s/o Thomas Gritten and Martha (Schank) Gritten

Gritten, Edward. 231, 232 s/o Laban Gritten and Sarah (Potter) Gritten. h/o Belle (Davis) Gritten. f/o Jesse B. Gritten. Edward was a farmer.

Gritten, Eli. 231, 232. s/o Laban Gritten and second wife Lydia (Pile) Gritten.

(Gritten), Ella. 231, 232. d/o Lloyd Gritten and Sarah (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

(Gritten), Elisha 231, 232. d/o Lloyd Gritten and Sarah (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

(Gritten), Elzora. 231, 232. d/o Charles Gritten and Matilda (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

Gritten, Jacob. 231, 232. s/o Laban Gritten and second wife Lydia (Pile) Gritten.

Gritten, Jesse B. 231, 232, s/o Edward Gritten and Belle (Davis) Gritten.

Gritten, John R. 231, 232. b. 1807. h/o Nancy (Atkinson) Gritten, f/o Ann (Gritten) Watson; Lloyd Gritten; Laban Gritten. The family moved to Vermilion County in 1842.

Gritten, Laban. Bio 231, 232. b.1832. s/o John R. Gritten and Nancy (Atkinson) Gritten. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Sarah (Potter) Gritten, m/o Orsmus Gritten; Charles Gritten; Edward Gritten; Thomas Gritten). (Wife #2) Lydia (Pile) Gritten, m/o Oracena Gritten; Alvina (Gritten); Jacob Gritten; Eli Gritten; William Gritten. Laban farmed and raised stock on his government land, costing 300 acres at 25 cents per acre.

Gritten, Lloyd. 231, 232. s/o John R. Gritten and Nancy (Atkinson) Gritten. h/o Sarah (Gritten, correct) Gritten. f/o Wesley Gritten; Annie (Gritten); Ella (Gritten); Elisha (Gritten).

(Gritten), Mary E. Pilkington Sinkhorn 323, 324. d/o William Gritten. Third wife of Andrew Sinkhorn. m/o Ida F. (Sinkhorn); Girtie (Sinkhorn)

(Gritten) Matilda Gritten (correct) 231, 232. w/o Charles Gritten. m/o Clarence Gritten; Arthur Gritten; Orsmus Gritten; Elzora (Gritten); Oliver Gritten; Ross Gritten; Rock Gritten.

(Gritten) May Gritten (correct) 231, 232. w/o Orsmus Gritten. s/o Laban Gritten).

(Gritten), Maude. 231, 232. d/o Thomas Gritten and Martha (Schank) Gritten.

Gritten, Olive. 231, 232. s/o Thomas Gritten and Martha (Schank) Gritten

Gritten, Oliver. 231, 232. s/o Charles Gritten and Matilda (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

Gritten, Oracena. 231, 232. s/o Laban Gritten and second wife Lydia (Pile) Gritten.

Gritten, Orsmus. 231, 232. s/o Laban Gritten and first wife Sarah (Potter) Gritten. h/o May (Gritten, correct) Gritten. Orsmus was a carpenter.

Gritten, Orsmus. 231, 232. s/o Charles Gritten and Matilda (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

Gritten, Rock. 231, 232. s/o Charles Gritten and Matilda (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

Gritten, Ross. 231, 232. s/o Charles Gritten and Matilda (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

(Gritten), Sarah Gritten. (correct) 231, 232. w/o Lloyd Gritten. m/o Wesley Gritten; Annie (Gritten); Ella (Gritten); Elisha (Gritten).

(Gritten), Susan Cazatt. 317, 318. b.1810. d.1878/68. w/o Henry Cazatt. m/o Mary A. (Cazatt) Price and Minerva J. (Cazatt) Allison.

Gritten, Thomas. 231, 232. s/o Laban Gritten and Sarah (Potter) Gritten. h/o Martha (Schank) Gritten. f/o Earl Gritten; Maude (Gritten); Olive (Gritten).

Gritten, Wesley. 231, 232. s/o Lloyd Gritten and Sarah (Gritten, correct) Gritten.

Gritten, William. 323, 324. f/o Mary E. (Gritten) Pilkington Sinkhorn. (See William Gritten, s/o Laban Gritten 231).

Gritten, William. 231, 232. s/o Laban Gritten and second wife Lydia (Pile) Gritten.

(Groenendyke), Mary McKee. 201, 202, 207. d/o Samuel Groenendyke and Lacy (Thompson) Groenendyke. w/o Thomas D. McKee. m/o Samuel G. McKee, Stewart T. McKee, Mallie (spelling correct) (McKee), and John McKee.

Groenendyke, Samuel, Sr. 202, 203. b.1803. h/o Lacy (Thompson) Groenendyke. f/o Mary (Groenendyke) McKee; Samuel Groenendyke, Jr. A general merchant, Samuel operated a 2,000 acre farm, the first pork packer in the vicinity.

Groenendyke, Samuel, Jr. 202, 203. s/o Samuel Groenendyke Sr. and Lacy (Thompson Groenendyke)

Grondyck, Samuel. 586, 586, 588. Samuel met Henry Dorus Newell and encouraged Newell to go to Illinois.

Groom, Frederick. 272, 275. English. f/o Tillie (Groom) Evans. Frederick was a retired farmer.

(Groom) Tillie Evans. 272, 275. d/o Frederick Groom. w/o George M. Evans.

Grooms, Fred. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000. Gross, Taylor. 787, 788. h/o Nancy (Cummins) Gross.

(Groves), Athinda Albright. 761, 762. Third wife of Alanson N. Albright. m/o Susan (Albright) Braden; George W. D. Albright; Mary E. C. (Albright); Frederick R. Albright; Charles P. Albright; Aaron J. K. Albright; Laura A. M. (Albright).

(Groves), Ella Hunter. 1098, 1099. d/o William Groves and Elizabeth (Bogart) Groves. w/o Joseph D. Hunter. m/o Collett Hunter; Maude (Hunter), deceased; Florence (Hunter); William C. Hunter; Blanche (Hunter, deceased.

Groves, William. 1098, 1099. h/o Elizabeth (Bogart) Groves. f/o Ella (Groves) Hunter. William and his wife Elizabeth were childhood pioneers, arriving in Indiana with their parents. They had a 700 acre home.

Grove, George. 761, 762. From Holland. f/o Henry Groves.

Groves, Henry. 761, 762. h/o Eve (Hamaker) Groves. f/o Athinda (Groves) Albright. Henry arrived in Illinois in 1824.

Grube, (g/n/u). 761, 762. The passage from Switzerland to America for George Albright and his brother Jacob was paid by Mr. Grube for 3 years of work. Just boys who probably ran away from home together. George and Jacob later served in the Revolutionary War.

(Guess), Martha Ann Downing. 609, 610. 569, 570. d/o Thomas Guess. w/o Charles Leonard Downing. m/o Priscilla M. (Downing); Oscar J. Downing; Frank Downing; Susan (Downing); Ella (Downing); Lottie (Downing); Reason E. Downing; Minnie (Downing). Charles worked for William Stevens in 1860. In 1862, Charles joined Co. D, 7th Indiana Infantry, and was in the battle at Kenesaw Mt. where Miss Martha Guess's father, Thomas Guess, was killed. In 1868, Charles re-entered the employ of William Stevens who had adopted Miss Martha Guess, the orphaned daughter of Thomas Guess. Martha married Charles.

Guess, Thomas. 569, 570. f/o Martha Ann (Guess) Downing. Thomas died at the Battle of Kenesaw Mt., a battle that included his future son-in-law Charles Leonard Downing. Miss Guess was adopted by William Stevens in Vermilion County, who had earlier employed Charles, her future husband. They met when Charles returned to work with Mr. Stevens.

(Gulcheon), Mary McCaul. 287, 288 Born in Ireland, w/o Bernard McCaul. m/o Mary (McCaul); Bernard McCaul; Maggie (McCaul). The family lived in Vermilion County.

Gumm, Albert D. 990, 991. s/o Frederick Gumm and Anna (Graff) Gumm.

(Gumm), Anna E. Zise. 990, 991. d/o Frederick Gumm and Anna (Graff) Gumm. w/o Jacob H. Zise. Residents of Englewood, Illinois.

Gumm, Edward. 990, 991. s/o Frederick Gumm and Anna (Graff) Gumm. Resident of Buck Township.

Gumm, Frederick Jacob. 990, 991. b.1827 in Prussia. s/o George Gumm and Marie E. (Harter) Gumm Pross. h/o Anna (Graff) Gumm, from Switzerland. f/o Anna E. (Gumm) Zise; Mary (Gumm) Hanes, deceased; Edward Gumm; John T. Gumm; William F. Gumm; Albert D. Gumm; Jennie V. Gumm; Pearl B Gumm; Ella S. Gumm, died at 20 months. In 1848, at age 21, Frederik, accompanied by brother George Gumm and half-brother Peter Pross, boarded the sailing vessel "Antwerp," and after a 60-day voyage, arrived in America. It was a difficult voyage, with the wind blowing in the wrong direction. Frederick settled in Edgar County, worked by the month on a farm for 2-1/2 years, then farmed on rented land. At age 32, he married Anna (Graff) Gumm, a native of Switzerland; apparently an orphan, Anna came to America with her uncle, Jacob Pfister. Frederick began buying land and eventually owned 240 acres. (Google note: Jacob's birth date was 1828, he died after 1896, his middle name was "Jacob."

Gumm, George. 990, 991. First husband of Maria E. (Harter) Gumm Pross. f/o Frederick Gumm, Bio 990, 991; George Gumm. George was a soldier in the Prussian Army.

Gumm, George. 990, 991. Son of George Gumm and Maria E. (Harter) Gumm Pross. In 1848, George, accompanied by brother Frederick Gumm and half-brother Peter Pross, boarded the sailing vessel "Antwerp," and after a 60-day voyage, arrived in America. It was a difficult voyage, with the wind blowing in the wrong direction. Both brothers settled in Edgar County, Illinois, with George in Buck Township of Edgar County.

(Gumm), Jennie V. 990, 991. d/o Frederick Gumm and Anna (Graff) Gumm.

Gumm, John T. 990, 991. s/o Frederick Gumm and Anna (Graff) Gumm.

(Gumm), Mary Hanes. 990, 991. Deceased in 1889. d/o Frederick Gumm and Anna (Graff) Gumm. w/o Charles Hanes.

(Gumm), Pearl B. 990, 991. d/o Frederick Gumm and Anna (Graff) Gumm.

Gumm, William F. 990, 991. s/o Frederick Gumm and Anna (Graff) Gumm.

(Gunder) Susie Baldwin. 209. w/o Charles N. Baldwin. m/o 3 children.

Gundy, Hon. Andrew. Bio 559. b.1829. Andrew ran a mercantile business in Myersville, shipped grain and other farm products. In 1877, he began farming on his 300 acre farm; he was a "Book Farmer," keeping up with the latest developments in farming. For two years, he served as a member of the Lower House of the Illinois Assembly. Never married, Andrew was well-traveled.

Gundy, Joseph Bio 380, 381. 559. d.1864. h/o Sarah (m/n/u) Gundy, who died in 1851. f/o Susan (Gundy) Henton; Hon. Andrew Gundy. Joseph greatly improved his 1,000 acre farm.

(Gundy), Susan Henton. 380, 381. d/o Joseph Gundy. w/o Clinton D. Henton, M.D.

(Gunn), Ella Keplinger. 340, 341. w/o James Keplinger. m/o one child.

Gunning, James. 783, 784. h/o Linnie (Cooper) Gunning.

Gurley, Daniel Bio 464, 465, 466. Born 1808. Son of Nahum Gurley and Nellie (Goodrich) Gurley. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Lydia (Rich) Gurley. m/o Franklin Gurley; Hewitt Gurley; Jerome Gurley, Nahum Gurley. (Wife #2) Leonora (Hall) Reed Gurley. m/o William Reed Gurley. Daniel was 5 when he came to an undeveloped part of New York in 1813. He learned the trade of blacksmith from his father, and made plows and axes on the forge. Daniel moved to Michigan for a year in 1830, returned to work as a blacksmith in Albion, New York, until 1863, returned to Michigan for a year, then moved to Danville in 1864. He was in the hide and leather business for 12 years with R. Bruce Smith, 670, 671.

Gurley, Franklin. 464, 465, 466. s/o Daniel Gurley and first wife Lydia (Rich) Gurley. Franklin lived in Runnels Co. Texas.

Gurley, Hewitt. 464, 465, 466. s/o Daniel Gurley and first wife Lydia (Rich) Gurley. Hewitt lived in Minnesota.

Gurley, Jerome 464, 465, 466. s/o Daniel Gurley and first wife Lydia (Rich) Gurley. Jerome lived in Wisconsin.

Gurley, Nahum. 464, 465, 466. d.1858. h/o Nellie (Goodrich) Gurley. f/o Daniel Gurley. Nahum was a blacksmith in Connecticut. He began farming as an early settler of Rupert, Vermont. In 1820, moving with ox teams, he became a pioneer of Albion, New York.

Gurley, Nahum. 464, 465, 466. s/o Daniel Gurley and first wife Lydia (Rich) Gurley. Lived in St. Louis

Gurley, William Reed. 464, 465, 466. s/o Daniel Gurley and second wife Leonora (Hall) Gurley. William lived in Danville.

Guthrie, (g/n/u). 998, 999, 1000. f/o William Guthrie. Mr. Guthrie built the first State house in Chilicothe, Ohio.

Guthrie, Andrew Property 602, Bio 604. Bio of brother Thomas 443, 444. b.1826. s/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie. h/o Rachael (Reynolds) Guthrie. f/o Mary E. (Guthrie) Orr; Ella (Guthrie); Wilbur Guthrie; George Guthrie; Samuel Guthrie; Ernest Guthrie. After their marriage in 1852, Andrew and Rachael rented a farm, and by 1873 earned enough money to purchase 40 acres. He increased his land holdings to 80 acres. In 1869, Andrew lost an eye.

Guthrie, Andrew. 1111, 1112, 1113. f/o Elizabeth (Guthrie) Orr. Resident of Vermilion County, Illinois.

(Guthrie), Catherine. 443, 444. Died at age 28. d/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie.

Guthrie, Charles. 443, 444. s/o John Guthrie and unnamed first wife.

(Guthrie), Christine Marshall. 443, 444. d/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie. w/o Samuel Marshall. m/o Abner J. Marshall; Maggie (Marshall).

Guthrie, Edward. 799, 800, 801. h/o Cassandra (Blackburn) Guthrie

(Guthrie), Eliza Black. 443, 444. d. age 40. d/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie. w/o Robert Black. m/o Maggie (Black); Clara (Black); John Black; William Black; Samuel Black; George Black.

(Guthrie), Elizabeth Orr. 1111, 1112, 1113. d/o Andrew Guthrie. w/o Abner Ross Orr. m/o Maude (Orr); Esther (Orr); Mabel (Orr); Myrtle (Orr); Harry Orr; Abner Orr, Jr. See also (Guthrie) Mary E. Orr. 604.

(Guthrie), Ella. 604. d/o Andrew Guthrie and Rachael (Reynolds) Guthrie.

Guthrie, Emily J. Doak. 998, 999, 1000. b.1838. d/o William Guthrie and Lucretia (Henderson) Guthrie, who died on a visit to Emily in 1886. w/o John W. N. Doak. m/o John W. Doak.

(Guthrie), Emma. 443, 444. d/o John Guthrie and unnamed first wife.

Guthrie, Ernest. 604. s/o Andrew Guthrie and Rachael (Reynolds) Guthrie.

(Guthrie), Etta Stewart. 912, 913. w/o Perry Stewart. m/o 6 children.

(Guthrie), Etta Stewart. 443, 444. d/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie.

(Guthrie), Eva 624, 625. d/o Samuel Guthrie and Alice (Gray) Guthrie.

Guthrie, George. 443, 444. 602. Died age 73. From Ireland. h/o Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie (also died age 73), also from Ireland. f/o William Guthrie; John Guthrie; Christine (Guthrie) Marshall; Thomas Guthrie, Bio 443, 444; Mary (Guthrie) Metcalf; Andrew Guthrie, Property 602, Bio 604; Eliza (Guthrie) Black; Catherine (Guthrie); James Guthrie; Sarah J. (Guthrie) Powell; George Guthrie. George and Margaret met and married in America. They moved to Vermilion County in 1850.

Guthrie, George. 443, 444. Deceased. s/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie. Wife unknown. f/o 1 child. George went to New Mexico and ran a successful market at Richman on the Lawrenceburg and Clifton Railroad called "Guthrie," named after George. George served as Justice of the Peace, ruled against a desperado, who murdered George in revenge; the desperado was captured and hung.

Guthrie, George. 604. s/o Andrew Guthrie and Rachael (Reynolds) Guthrie. George was a carpenter in California.

Guthrie, George B. 443, 444. s/o Thomas Guthrie and Christine (Keys) Guthrie.

Guthrie, Harrison. 624, 625. s/o Samuel Guthrie and Alice (Gray) Guthrie.

Guthrie, Hugh. 443, 444. s/o Thomas Guthrie and Christine (Keys) Guthrie

Guthrie, Irving 443, 444. s/o John Guthrie and unnamed first wife.

Guthrie, James. 443, 444. Died age 30. s/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie.

Guthrie, John. 443, 444. d. 1884. s/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie. Husband of two wives, neither wife named. (Wife #1) m/o Mary (Guthrie); Renna (Guthrie); Charles Guthrie; Irving Guthrie; Emma (Guthrie. (Wife #2) m/o Samuel Guthrie.

(Guthrie), Maggie. 443, 444. d/o John Guthrie and unnamed first wife.

(Guthrie), Margaretta 443, 444. d/o William Guthrie.

(Guthrie), Mary E. Orr. 604. d/o Andrew Guthrie and Rachael (Reynolds) Guthrie. w/o Abner Orr. m/o 6 children. Residents of a large farm in Illinois. See also (Guthrie), Elizabeth Orr, 1111, 1112, 1113.

(Guthrie), Mary Metcalf. 443, 444. d. age 27. d/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie. w/o Thomas Metcalf. m/o James Metcalf.

(Guthrie), Mary. 443, 444. s/o John Guthrie and unnamed first wife.

(Guthrie), Ola. 624, 625. d/o Samuel Guthrie and Alice (Gray) Guthrie.

(Guthrie), Renna. 443, 444. d/o John Guthrie and unnamed first wife.

Guthrie, Samuel. 443, 444. s/o John Guthrie and unnamed second wife.

Guthrie, Samuel. 604. s/o Andrew Guthrie and Rachael (Reynolds) Guthrie. Samuel was a telegraph operator.

Guthrie, Samuel. 624, 625. h/o Alice (Gray) Guthrie. f/o Eva (Guthrie); Sarah (Guthrie); Ola (Guthrie); Harrison Guthrie. A farmer, Samuel was a Union Soldier, but company and branch not included.

(Guthrie), Sarah. 624, 625. d/o Samuel Guthrie and Alice (Gray) Guthrie.

(Guthrie), Sarah J. Powell. 443, 444. d/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie. w/o George Powell. m/o Irving Powell; Mary (Powell); Hattie (Powell); Oscar Powell.

(Guthrie), Sarah J. 443, 444. d/o Thomas Guthrie and Christine (Keys) Guthrie.

Guthrie, Thomas. Bio 443, 444 b.1822. s/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie, both from Ireland. h/o Christine (Keys) Guthrie. f/o George B. Guthrie; Hugh Guthrie; Sarah J. (Guthrie). Thomas was the guardian of the children of Dr Keys of Hume, Illinois. Beginning very early, Thomas saved his earnings for his education. He was a teacher for 5 years. He became a drover, driving stock from Pennsylvania, through New York to Philadelphia. After his engagement to Christine, Thomas drove 1,600 sheep to Danville. He also shipped hundreds of car loads of grain to Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana. Thomas served in Co. K of the 125th Illinois Infantry, rising from private to sergeant. Thomas served as Justice of the Peace.

Guthrie, Thomas. 443, 444. s/o William Guthrie.

Guthrie, Wilbur. 604. s/o Andrew Guthrie and Rachael (Reynolds) Guthrie.

Guthrie, William. 443, 444. Died age 62. s/o George Guthrie and Margaret (m/n/u) Guthrie. Wife's name unknown). f/o Thomas Guthrie; William Guthrie; Margaretta (Guthrie).

Guthrie, William. 443, 444. s/o William Guthrie.

Guthrie, William. 998, 999, 1000. b.1808. d.1874/66. s/o (g/n/u) Guthrie who built the first State house in Chilicothe, Ohio. h/o Lucretia (Henderson) Guthrie whom he married in Chilicothe. f/o Emily J. (Guthrie) Doak. Moved to Indiana in 1837.

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.

Produced & Published via Internet
by Ronald E. Yates May 2012
This page was last modified: Sunday, 01-Sep-2013 17:20:36 MDT