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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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(Paden), Jane Peterson. 268, 269, 270. w/o Samuel Peterson. m/o Mary P. (Peterson) Jeter; Simeon P. Peterson; Philip Y. Peterson; David C Peterson; Lewis S. Peterson; Sarah Jane (Peterson) Tallman; Annie Margaret (Peterson Hoff; Maria Frances (Peterson) Huxtable. There were 24 grandchildren.

(Padgett), Celia J. Cook. See (Padgitt), Celia J. Cook.

Spelling change: Padgett to Padgitt.

Padgitt, Alfred. 596. d.1846. h/o Elizabeth (Bell) Padgitt. f/o 8 daughters and 4 sons, including 9th born John L. Padgitt. Alfred served in the War of 1812. He died when son John was 6 years old.

(Padgitt) Celia J. Cook. 596. d/o John L. Padgitt and Ellen (O'Neal) Padgitt. w/o Charles Cook. Note: Spelled "Padgett" on 237.

 (Padgitt, Birdie D. 596. d/o John L. Padgitt and Ellen (O'Neal) Padgitt.

Padgitt, John L. Bio 596. 619, 620. b.1840. s/o Alfred Padgitt and Elizabeth (Bell) Padgitt. h/o Ellen (O'Neal) Padgitt. f/o Viola F. (Padgitt) Taylor, 619, 620; Celia J. (Padgitt) Cook; Birdie D. (Padgitt). John was 6 when his father died. He married when he was a little over 19, and Ellen was 17. They rented land until 1865 when John enlisted in Co. E, 150th Illinois Infantry under Captain Parker, and served 1 year. In 1877 John purchased 71 acres.

Padgitt, Viola F. Taylor. 619, 620. 596. d/o John L. Padgitt and Ellen (O'Neal) Padgitt. w/o Dr. Buford Taylor of Westville. m/o daughters Louie (Taylor); Bertha E. (Taylor). Viola taught for 6 years.

(Paggett), Debora Spry. 400. w/o Joseph W. Spry.

Paine, Mrs. 987, 988, 989. Grandmother of Dr. Abraham Smith. Mrs. Paine was a physician and surgeon, noted for her work during the Revolutionary War.

(Paine), Esther Thompson. 387, 388. w/o John Thompson. m/o 8 children, 4 living, Martha Ann (Thompson) Burroughs the second born.

(Painter), Catherine Wyatt. 997, 998. Second wife of William Wyatt.

Palmer, Alpheus. 810, 811, 812. s/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. Alpheus, a retired farmer in Topeka, Kansas, took part in the Kansas Border War under Gen. James H. Lane.

Palmer, Charles. 382, 383. h/o Mary (Davis) Palmer.

(Palmer), Emily V. Boutwell. 810, 811, 812. d/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. w/o D. W. Boutwell of Kansas.

(Palmer), Emma. 417, 418. First teacher of Wilson V. Rickart, with classes held in her little frame house in Danville.

Palmer, Ernest L. 810, 811, 812. s/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. Ernest was a miner in Colorado.

Palmer, James. 810, 811, 812. b.1803. d.1878/75. s/o Pemberton Palmer and Mary E. Harris) Palmer. h/o Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. f/o Sarah M. (Palmer) Seevers, deceased; Mary E. (Palmer) Collins; Luther Palmer; Alpheus Palmer; John C. Palmer, Bio 810, 811, 812; Jane T. (Palmer) Randlett; Ernest L. Palmer; Emily V. (Palmer) Boutwell; Josephine L. (Palmer) Stafford. In Ohio, James made tombstones, monuments and cabinets. In 1855 he moved to Iowa, then to a farm in Kansas.

(Palmer), Jane T. Randlett. 810, 811, 812. d/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. w/o R. A. Randlett of Topeka.

Palmer, John C. Bio 810, 811, 812. b.1837. s/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. h/o M. M. (Gordon) Palmer. f/o Mary G. (Palmer) and Nellie M. (Palmer), each died at age 15. At age 19, Palmer joined Co. A, 5th Kansas Cavalry in Gen. James H. Lane's Brigade, serving during the whole war. In 1874, John moved to Paris, Illinois. He farmed, was a grocer (Gordon & Palmer), tailor (Palmer & Wieder), in real estate (F. R. Axson & Co.), loans and abstracts (Edgar County Abstract Company).

Palmer, John H. 370, 371, 372. h/o Mary B. (Olmstead) Palmer.

(Palmer), Josephine L. Stafford. 810, 811, 812. d/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. w/o (g/n/u) Stafford, a railroad employee in Topeka.

Palmer, Luther. 810, 811, 812. s/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. Luther was a cabinet maker in Topeka, Kansas.

(Palmer) Mary Elizabeth Davis 393, 394. w/o Ira Grant Davis. m/o Mollie Leona Davis.

(Palmer), Mary E. Collins. 810, 811, 812. d/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. w/o Sgt. Major William A. Collins, deceased. Mary was a resident of Arizona.

Palmer, Pemberton. 810, 811, 812. h/o Mary E. (Harris) Palmer. f/o James Palmer. In 1821, the family moved to Ohio and were pioneers in the part of Ohio called "the Ohio Purchase" of the Northwestern Territory.

(Palmer), Sarah M. Seevers. 810, 811, 812. Deceased. d/o James Palmer and Polly (Tuttle) Palmer. w/o H. W. Seevers.

(Parish), Elizabeth A Kerrick. 897. b. 1834. d/o James W. Parish and Mary (Hicklin) Parish. Second wife of John B Kerrick. m/o Mary (Kerrick); Frank Kerrick; Gusta (Kerrick); Jacob died at 26 months.

Parish, James W. 897. h/o Mary (Hicklin) Parish. f/o Elizabeth A. (Parish) Kerrick. James and Mary were early settlers of Edgar County.

(Parish), Nancy M. Forster. 831, 832. b.1823. d. 1856/33. d/o Vance Parish. Second wife of James Forster. m/o 5, 1 living: Catherine (Forster) Roll.

Parish, Taft. 399, 400, 401. h/o Catherine (Spry) Parish who died in 1855.

Parish, Vance. 831, 832. f/o Nancy M. (Parish) Forster.

Park, Branson. 339, 340. s/o Silas Park and Mary (Good) Park. Branson was a farmer.

(Park), Elnora Jeanette. 339, 340. d/o Timothy Park and Nancy S. (Budd) Park.

Park, Ezekiel. 339, 340. s/o Silas Park and Mary (Good) Park. Ezekiel was a farmer.

(Park) Rose Hazlett. 339, 340. d/o Silas Park and Mary (Good) Park. w/o William Hazlett.

Park, Silas. 339, 340. d.1877 h/o Mary (Good) Park. f/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.

Park, Timothy. Bio 339, 340. b.1844. s/o Silas Park and Mary (Good) Park. h/o Nancy S. (Budd) Park. f/o Elnora Jeanette (Park). Timothy arrived in Illinois in 1869, and transformed uncultivated prairie. He was one of the first settlers to build a tile drain on his entire 160 acres; a huge ditch in a corner drained the property Market trips were hard, 45 to 50 miles one way, leaving at 2 a.m. to arrive at market with broom corn by sundown. He sold the first broom corn in Hoopeston.

Park, William. 339, 340. s/o Silas Park and Mary (Good) Park. William farmed.

Parker, (g/n/u). 538. h/o Sarah A. (Leach) Parker. The Parkers lived in Missouri.

Parker, (g/n/u) 565, 566. h/o Susan (Rubottom) Parker.

(Parker), Emma Howard. 929, 930. Born in England, and remained there. w/o Thomas Cupton Howard. m/o George F. Howard who came to America in 1871 at age 17.

(Parker), Esther Citizen. 236, 237, 238. b. 1812. w/o William Citizen. m/o 9 children, the 4th being Martha E. (Citizen) Moreland Cook.

Parker, John. 467, 468. h/o Hannah (Clark) Parker. f/o 10 including Mary E. (Parker) Alexander.

Parker, John. 818, 819. f/o Rebecca (Parker) McClure.

(Parker) Josella Talbott Garrett. 463, 464. b.1809. d1864/55. d/o (g/n/u) Parker and (g/n/u) (Sandusky) Parker. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Augustine Talbott. f/o John Mason Talbott; Hugh A. Talbott; Henry Edward Porter Talbott. (Husband #2) Marens Garrett. Marrens was a farmer and father of 7 children.

(Parker), Mary E. Alexander. 467, 468. d/o John Parker and Hannah (Clark) Parker. Second wife of Francis Marion Alexander.

(Parker), Mary Elliott. 892, 893, 894. Born in England, moved to Ireland. d/o Thomas Parker and Margaret (m/n/u) Parker. w/o Percival Elliott. m/o Margaret (Elliott) Haslit; Thomas Elliott, Bio 892, 893, 894; John Elliott; Caroline (Elliott) Medley; Mary Ann (Elliott), died in infancy; Lena (Elliott) Schurk; William Elliott; Robert Elliott. Mary inherited a farm in Ireland so the family moved there.

(Parker), Rebecca McClure. 818, 819. d/o John Parker. w/o Isaac McClure. m/o Amy (McClure), deceased; Stephen McClure; John McClure; Louisba (correct) (McClure) Scott, deceased; Lucinda (McClure) Scott; Frank McClure. After Louisba died in 1881, in 1883 her sister Lucinda became the second wife of Louisba's husband, Israel D. Scott.

(Parker), Rebecca A. Rees. 604, 605, 606. w/o Levi Rees, Pastor of Friends Church in Indianapolis. No children.

(Parker), Rebecca Wiley. 1065, 1066. b.1797. w/o James Wiley. m/o Leroy Wiley, Bio 1065, 1066. Rebecca died at the home of son Leroy Wiley.

Parker, T. 467, 468. h/o Matilda A. (Alexander) Parker. f/o James N. Parker.

Parker, Thomas. 892, 893, 894. h/o Margaret (m/n/u) Parker. f/o Mary (Parker) Elliott.

(Parker) Vallyrier Srouf. 398, 399. b.1796.d.1874/78. w/o Sebastian Srouf. m/o Nancy (Srouf); Martha (Srouf); George Srouf; Mary (Srouf) deceased; Wilson Srouf; Sarah (Srouf); Jane (Srouf); Amanda (Srouf) Arie Srouf, deceased; John Srouf, deceased; Christiana (Srouf) deceased. The Srouf family came to Vermilion County in 1834.

Parks, (g/n/u). 1033, 1034, 1035. Deceased. First husband of Mary (Hoult) Parks Tucker.

(Parks) Lillie Dodson. 255, 256. w/o George W. Dodson.

Parr, Judge Arthur. 801, 802, 803, 804. f/o Martha (Parr) Fouts. As a boy, Arthur served under General Washington in the Revolutionary War, and was wounded three times at Princeton. He operated a plantation in Virginia, moved to Indiana in 1818.

(Parr), Martha Fouts. 801, 802, 803, 804. Died age 36. d/o Judge Arthur Parr. First wife of David Fouts. m/o Henry H. Fouts; Martha (Fouts); deceased children Washington, Enoch, Solomon, Melinda.

(Parrish), Allie. 261, 262. d/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish.

(Parrish), Belle. 261, 262. Deceased. d/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish.

Parrish, Charles. 261, 262. Deceased. s/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish.

(Parrish), Giula Thompson. 262. d/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish. w/o Joseph Thompson.

(Parrish), Grace. 262. d/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish.

Parrish, Grover C. 261, 262. Deceased. s/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish.

(Parrish,) Hannah Shane. 261, 262. d/o James Parrish and Lania (Hardman) Parrish. w/o W. B. Shane.

Parrish, Harley. 261, 262. s/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish.

Parrish, Horace C. 261, 262. s/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish.

Parrish, James. 261, 262. Died age 72. h/o Lania (Hardman) Parrish. f/o Joseph Parrish; John H. Parrish, Bio 261, 262; Hannah (Parrish) Shane. James was a carpenter and a joiner.

Parrish, John H. Bio 261, 262. b.1839. s/o James Parrish and Lania (Hardman) Parrish. h/o Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish. f/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). John's mother died when he was 7, and he assumed running of the family household when brother Joseph left. John rented part of his brother's 200 acre farm.

(Parrish), Viola Thompson. 613. w/o Joseph H. Thompson.

Parrish, Joseph. 262. s/o James Parrish and Lania (Hardman) Parrish. Brother of John H. Parrish. Left home at age 16. Joseph rented part of his farm to his brother John for a while.

Parrish, Melvin P. 261, 262. s/o John H. Parrish and Elizabeth (Donnelly) Parrish.

(Parry), Rachel Baldwin. 214, 215, 216. Died at age 76. w/o James Baldwin. m/o Caroline (Baldwin); Amanda (Baldwin); Polly (Baldwin); Jane (Baldwin); Thomas Baldwin; Franklin Baldwin; Elizabeth (Baldwin); Darius Baldwin; John N. Baldwin; James Baldwin; Elijah Baldwin; William Baldwin. James died one year after a perilous journey to Illinois.

(Partlow), Almira Davidson. 351, 352. d/o Rueben Partlow and Elizabeth H. (Humphrey) Partlow. w/o Robert Davidson, deceased.

Partlow, Asa. Bio 351, 352 bio. 280. b. 1833 in Danville. s/o Rueben Partlow and Elizabeth H. (Humphrey) Partlow. h/o Mary (Murdock) Partlow. f/o Harry G. Partlow; Edwin R. Partlow); Augustus Partlow; Fannie Mable (Partlow, died at 4 years; Minnie Ellen, died at 10 months. Asa's early schooling was in a log cabin, with a log removed when light was needed. When old enough, he left school and was compelled to help his father on the farm. At 17 he attended a seminary in Georgetown. Two years later, from 1852 to 1873, he was in a partnership with S. A. Humphrey and J. M. Partlow, under the firm name of Humphrey & Co., general mercantile business. Note, Asa's mother was Elizabeth H. (Humphrey) Partlow. In 1873, he entered the insurance business.

Partlow, Augustus. 351, 352. s/o Asa Partlow and Mary (Murdock) Partlow.

Partlow, Charles. 280, 281. s/o John J. Partlow and Frances L. (Giddings) Partlow. Charles was a printer.

Partlow, Edwin R. 351, 352. s/o Asa Partlow and Mary (Murdock) Partlow.

(Partlow), Elizabeth Morris. 351, 352. d/o Rueben Partlow and Elizabeth H. (Humphrey) Partlow. w/o Z. Morris, deceased.

Partlow, Elmer E. 280, 281. s/o John J. Partlow and Frances L. (Giddings) Partlow. h/o Mattie (Collins) Partlow. f/o George E. Partlow; Vera (Partlow); Frances (Partlow).

(Partlow), Frances. 281. d/o Elmer E. Partlow and Mattie (Collins) Partlow.

Partlow, George E. 280, 281. s/o Elmer E. Partlow and Mattie (Collins) Partlow.

Partlow, Harry G. 351, 352. s/o Asa Partlow and Mary (Murdock) Partlow. h/o Stella (Doane) Partlow. Resident of Danville.

Partlow, James. 280, 281. 351, 352. d.1854. s/o Samuel Partlow and unidentified wife who died in 1835 on a winter trip to visit their children. Second wife, Ellen (Milton) Partlow (first wife not identified). f/o John J. Partlow. Very early, James learned the wheelwright trade. See for rail pen shelter for family, and pioneer story.

Partlow, John. 351, 352. Deceased. s/o Rueben Partlow and Elizabeth H. (Humphrey) Partlow.

Partlow, John J. Bio 280, 281. b.1832. s/o James Partlow and Ellen (Milton) Partlow h/o Frances L. (Giddings) Partlow. f/o Elmer E. Partlow; Charles Partlow. At age 14, John worked in a drug store, then went back to school. He became an employee of Partlow & Humphrey, then John became a partner with R. A. Short, eventually owning the mercantile store. Employed by Chicago & Eastern IL Railroad Co, and finally a Railway Mail Clerk for 11 years.

Partlow, Reuben. 351, 352 b. 1804. d.1866/62. s/o Samuel Partlow and unidentified wife. h/o Elizabeth H. (Humphrey) Partlow. f/o Asa Partlow; Almira (Partlow) Davidson; John Partlow; David Partlow; Sarah A. (Partlow) Draper; Elizabeth (Partlow) Morris. He and Elizabeth went to Illinois in 1831, on horseback. Reuben was a wheel wright and cooper in Danville. In 1834 they acquired some land, and built a log house with a wood fireplace used for cooking. Elizabeth spun the fabric for their clothes. They moved to another homestead in Middle Fork. See, for honey story.

Partlow, Samuel. 351, 352, 280, 281. d. 1835. Wife not identified. f/o 9 children with 7 in Illinois: 3 daughters (unnamed), and 4 sons: John Partlow; James Partlow, 280, 281; Reuben Partlow; Samuel Partlow. Samuel and his wife came to Illinois in 1835 to spend the winter with their children, but both died. The sons were unable to cut timber in the winter for coffins, until later.

(Partlow), Sarah A. Draper. 351, 352. d/o Rueben Partlow and Elizabeth H. (Humphrey) Partlow. w/o A. I. Draper of Danville.

(Partlow), Vera. 281. d/o Elmer E. Partlow and Mattie (Collins) Partlow.

(Passage), Catherine Pearson. 410, 411, 412, 413. Second wife of Hon. John Pearson. m/o Fannie (Pearson) Morehouse; Hattie (Pearson) Knox.

Pasteur, Captain Frank J. 572, 575. b.1838. Grandson of John McElroy of Revolutionary War fame. Captain Pasteur fought with the Union's Co. D, 79th Illinois Infantry. See for battles, staff assignment to Generals Rosecrans and Thomas. Founder, editor of Rossville, Illinois Press; West Lebanon Indiana Gazette; Meredosia Illinois Commercial; Ridge Farm Times. Originally from West Virginia. Captain Pasteur traveled all over the United States, Canada, Cuba, and Mexico.

(Patchen) Sarah Gardner. 699, 700. w/o Hiram Gardner. m/o William H Gardner; unnamed son in New York.

Pate, Adam. Residence 336. Bio 381, 382. b. 1793. d.1867/74. h/o Elizabeth (Owens) Pate. Bird C. Pate was the 13th child of 14 children, and inherited the homestead. Adam and Elizabeth moved to Vermilion County in 1829.

Pate, Asa. 381, 382. s/o Bird C. Pate and Rebecca (Tanner) Pate. h/o Jennie (Alexander) Pate. Asa was a farmer.

Pate, Bird C. Residence 336. Bio 381, 382. b. 1836. Born in Catlin Township, Bird was the 13th child of 14 children, s/o Adam Pate and Elizabeth (Owens) Pate. h/o Rebecca (Tanner) Pate. f/o Lafayette P. Pate; Horace M. Pate; Asa Pate; Clay Pate; Clara O (Pate). Bird inherited his father's 200 acre farm. He was Road Commissioner, and also School Director for 21 years.

(Pate), Clara. 381, 382. d/o Bird C. Pate and Rebecca (Tanner) Pate.

Pate, Clay. 381, 382. s/o Bird C. Pate and Rebecca (Tanner) Pate.

Pate, Horace M. 381, 382. s/o Bird C. Pate and Rebecca (Tanner) Pate.

Pate, Lafeyette P. 381, 382. s/o Bird C. Pate and Rebecca (Tanner) Pate. h/o Rebecca (Jones) Pate. Lafyette was in the coal business.

Patrick, (g/n/u). 931, 932, 933. Born in Cork Ireland, emigrated in the early days of the United States. He moved to Edgar County in 1830, settling on Clay's Prairie. f/o Ruth M. (Patrick) Bradley Reynes.

(Patrick), Cynthia. 1013, 1014. d/o Thomas C. Patrick, Jr. and Eliza (Chrisman) Patrick. Deceased.

Patrick, John T. 1013, 1014. s/o Thomas C. Patrick, Jr., and Eliza (Chrisman) Patrick. John was a farmer near Mattoon, Illinois.

Patrick, Roy Thomas. 1013, 1014. b.1883. s/o William H. Patrick and Mattie (Jeffers) Patrick.

(Patrick), Ruth M. Bradley Reynes. 931, 932, 933. d/o Irish immigrant (g/n/u) Patrick. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Dr. John Bradley. f/o William Thomas Bradley; Samuel H. Bradley, Bio 931, 932, 933; Stephen B. Bradley, deceased. Dr. Bradley separated from his family and moved to Misslouri. (Husband #2) (g/n/u) Reynes. f/o Augustine Reynes; Henry Reynes; Ellen Reynes; Emma Reynes.

Patrick, Thomas. 1022, 1023. h/o Tamar (Stwart) Patrick. f/o 7 children. Residents of Vermilion County.

Patrick, Thomas. 799, 800, 801. h/o Mary Ann (Blackburn) Patrick. Mary Ann died 1 year after her marriage to Patrick.

Patrick, Thomas C., Sr. 1013, 1014.Father of Thomas C. Patrick, Jr. Thomas served in the War of 1812. He was a personal friend of Henry Clay. In 1835, Thomas left Kentucky and moved to Bruellet Township in Edgar County, to land secured from Henry Clay.

Patrick, Thomas C. Jr. 1013, 1014. b. 1819. s/o Thomas C. Patrick, Sr. h/o Eliza (Chrisman) Patrick. f/o Cynthia (Patrick), deceased; William H. Patrick, Bio 1013, 1014; John T. Patrick; Walter A. Patrick. Thomas was 16 when his family arrived in Bruellet Township. Thomas moved to Jasper County and eventually owned 1,000 acres which he sold 1858 and moved to Mattoon, Illinois.

Patrick, Walter A. 1013, 1014. s/o Thomas C. Patrick, Jr., and Eliza (Chrisman) Patrick. A merchant of Montgomery, Alabama.

Patrick, William H. Bio 1013, 1014. b. 1845. s/o Thomas C. Patrick, Jr., and Eliza (Chrisman) Patrick. h/o Mattie (Jeffers) Patrick. f/o Roy Thomas Patrick. William graduated from high school in Mattoon, left home at age 18 in 1865, and was clerk in a dry goods store in Newton, for two years. He began buying and shipping livestock to Chicago. In 1868 he purchased 210 acres at $5 and $8 per acre. His land holdings grew to 320 acres. He shipped two carloads of cattle per year, plus swine.

Patten, (g/n/u) 496, 497. h/o Priscilla (Mendenhall) Patten. See Merrick Patton.

Patterson, Albert W. s/o Leonard. Patterson and Catherine (Baum) Patterson. Conflicting information: 539, 540, "Drowned at age 3." 646, 647, 648. "Drowned at age 25 in the Little Vermilion River."

Patterson, Andrew. 568, 569. 744, 745. d. 1845. h/o Amelia (Golden) Patterson. f/o William Patterson, Bio 744, 745; Thomas Patterson; Sara J. (Patterson) Campbell; Elizabeth (Patterson) Campbell; Golden Patterson. Amelia died when son Golden was an infant. Andrew came to Vermilion County in 1827. Wild animals were everywhere, even wild hogs. Indians roamed about at will on Andrew's 500 acres of Government land. Andrew had to go to Indiana for milling until a horse powered mill was built.

(Patterson), Ann E. 741, 742. d/o Elijah Patterson and Mary (Cox) Patterson. Ann lived with brother George.

(Patterson), Anna Wright. 292, 292 w/o Hugh Wright. m/o John, Hugh, and Thomas who died early, but 4 survived: Margred (correct) (Wright), Piper Current (twice widowed); Polly (Wright) Piper; Peggy (Wright) Looman; William Wright.

Patterson, Augustus D. 539, 540. 646, 647, 648. s/o Leonard Patterson and Catherine (Baum) Patterson.

(Patterson), Caroline. 1036, 1037, 1038. Deceased. d/o William Patterson, Jr., and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson.

(Patterson), Catherine. 744, 745. d/o William Patterson and Mary (Patty) Patterson.

(Patterson), Catherine. 1036, 1037, 1038. d/o William Patterson, Jr., and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson.

Patterson, Charles M. 539, 540. 646, 647, 648. s/o Leonard Patterson and Catherine (Baum) Patterson.

Patterson, Elijah. 741, 742. b.1813. d.1875/62. h/o Mary (Cox) Patterson. f/o George Patterson; Simeon Patterson; Eugene D. Patterson. Ann E. (Patterson); Franklin P. Patterson; Leander Patterson; Louella (Patterson); deceased as children: John W. and Mary J. Patterson. Elijah was raised in Ohio, then left the state. After his marriage in 1842 , he returned for 12 or 13 years. The Pattersons then settled in Carroll Township.

(Patterson), Elizabeth Campbell. 568, 569. 745. d/o Andrew Patterson and Amelia (Golden) Patterson. w/o (g/n/u) Campbell. Relationship unknown between husbands of sisters Sarah and Elizabeth.

(Patterson), Ella Larrance. 499, 500. First wife of William Larrance. m/o Charles Larrance; Cassius Larrance.

(Patterson), Emma or Emily C. Vanneman. 539, 540. 646, 647, 648. b. 1840. d/o Leonard Patterson and Catherine (Baum) Patterson. Second wife of William A. Vanneman. Emma was well educated and loved the arts.

(Patterson), Emma C. Healy. 741, 742. d/o Elijah Patterson and Mary (Cox) Patterson. w/o James Joseph. Healy. m/o Anna May (Healy). In 1882, the general merchandising firm of Pattison (or Patterson) & Healy was formed between husband James and the brother of Emma.

(Patterson), Emma. 1036, 1037, 1038. Deceased. d/o William Patterson, Jr., and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson.

Patterson, Eugene D. 741, 742. s/o Elijah Patterson and Mary (Cox) Patterson. Eugene was a carpenter in Indianola.

Patterson, Franklin P. 741, 742. s/o Elijah Patterson and Mary (Cox) Patterson.

Patterson, George. 357, 358 h/o Lizzie (Hawkins) Patterson.

Patterson, George. 741, 742. s/o Elijah Patterson and Mary (Cox) Patterson. George was a commission merchant in Union Stockyards in Chicago. George lived with sister Ann E. (Patterson).

Patterson, Golden, "The Jolly Bachelor". 568, 569. b.1833. s/o Andrew Patterson and Amelia (Golden) Patterson. Golden was a self-made man. He was born in the old homestead where he remained. His mother died when Golden was an infant, and his father died when he was 12. Golden became a carpenter but preferred farming his 580 acres.

(Patterson), Hannah Hanley. 1036, 1037, 1038. b.1828. d/o William Patterson, Jr., and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson. w/o David Hanley. m/o Sarah J. (Hanley) O'Donnell, deceased; Savilla (Hanley) Jump; Nancy (Hanley) Wood, deceased; Caroline (Hanley) Coffer; William Hanley; Ellen (Hanley) Massey, deceased; Leander Hanley; Henry Hanley; Thomas Hanley; Emma (Hanley) Massey; Lizzie (Hanley) Russell; Hannah (Hanley) Russell. Hannah was basically self-educated. A gifted woman, she was an expert weaver.

Patterson, Henry H. 1036, 1037, 1038. s/o William Patterson, Jr., and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson.

(Patterson), Ida Rawlings. 373, 374. w/o James W H. H. Rawlings. m/o 1.

Patterson, John. 646, 647, 648. h/o Mary (Sellers) Patterson. f/o Leonard Patterson. John was a farmer and a lay minister of the Episcopal Church.

Patterson, John Harvey. 539, 540. 646, 647, 648. s/o Leonard Patterson and Catherine (Baum) Patterson.

Patterson, John. 744, 745. s/o William Patterson and Mary (Patty) Patterson.

(Patterson), Josephine A. Gaines-Gaines (correct) 539, 540. 646, 647, 648. d/o Leonard. Patterson and Catherine (Baum) Patterson. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) William Gaines. f/o Franklin W. Gaines. (Husband #2) Francis Gaines. f/o Mary E. Gaines. Josephine was 14 when her mother died,. She assumed household responsibilities and care of her younger brothers and sisters. After first husband William Gaines died, she later married his brother, Francis Gaines.

Patterson, Leander. 741, 742. s/o Elijah Patterson and Mary (Cox) Patterson.

Patterson, Leander. 1036, 1037, 1038. s/o William Patterson, Jr., and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson. Served in the Civil War in an Illinois Infantry.

Patterson, Leonard. 539, 540. 646, 647, 648. b.1811. d.1884/73. h/o Catherine (Baum) Patterson. f/o Augustus D. Patterson; Josephine A. (Patterson) Gaines; Emma or Emily C. (Patterson) Vanneman; Charles M. Patterson; John Harvey Patterson; Albert W Patterson, drowned at either age 3 (539, 540) or drowned at age 25 in the Little Vermilion River (646, 647, 648). The Pattersons left Ohio and came to Illinois in 1839.

Patterson, Lincoln. 744, 745. s/o William Patterson and Mary (Patty) Patterson.

(Patterson), Louella. 741, 742. d/o Elijah Patterson and Mary (Cox) Patterson.

Patterson, Pleasant. 744, 745. s/o William Patterson and Mary (Patty) Patterson.

Patterson, Russell. 1036, 1037, 1038. s/o William Patterson, Jr., and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson. Resident of Will County, Illinois.

(Patterson), Sarah J. Campbell. 568, 569. 745. d/o Andrew Patterson and Amelia (Golden) Patterson. w/o (g/n/u) Campbell. Relationship unknown between husbands of sisters Sarah and Elizabeth.

(Patterson), Sarah. 1036, 1037, 1038. d/o William Patterson and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson. Resident of Wellington, Illinois.

Patterson, Simeon. 741, 742. s/o Elijah Patterson and Mary (Cox) Patterson. Simeon was a barber in Indianola.

(Patterson) Sue Cole. 321, 322, 323. Third w/o John Cole. m/o Mary Edith Cole.

Patterson, Thomas. 568, 569. 745. s/o Andrew Patterson and Amelia (Golden) Patterson.

Patterson, William. Bio 744, 745. 568, 569. b.1824. s/o Andrew Patterson and Amelia (Golden) Patterson. h/o Mary (Patty) Patterson. f/o 7 children, 4 living: John Patterson; Pleasant (Patterson); Catherine (Patterson); Lincoln Patterson. In 1854, William went to Broadland in the southwest part of Champaign County, and improved a fine farm. Then, Mike *Sullivan started his famous Broadland farm. William left Broadland in 1861 and returned to Vermilion County where he farmed on his 160 acres. Note: Mike* Sullivant, not Sullivan. Broadlands 70,000 acres was one of the world's largest farms in the late 1860s.

Patterson, William, Sr. 1036, 1037, 1038. Born in Ireland. f/o William Patterson, Jr. Mr. Patterson settled in Pennsylvania.

Patterson, William, Jr. 1036, 1037, 1038. s/o William Patterson, Sr. h/o Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson. f/o Sarah (Patterson); Catherine (Patterson); Hannah (Patterson; Caroline (Patterson), deceased; Russell Patterson; Henry H. Patterson; Leander Patterson; William Patterson, deceased; Emma (Patterson), deceased. Born in Pennsylvania, William was 10 years old when he moved to Ohio. He worked in a Cincinnati rope factory until his marriage. He farmed in Ohio until 1833, moved to Walnut Grove in Kansas Township, farmed and did milling. He died in Indiana.

Patterson, William. 1036, 1037, 1038. Deceased. s/o William Patterson, Jr., and Nancy (Hamilton) Patterson.

Loften & Patterson. 869, 870. Rented a 620 acre farm in 1874 to Seaton S. Rice.

Pattison, Elijah. See Patterson, Elijah 741, 742. (Spelled Pattison on 497, 498.)

(Pattison), Emma Healy. 497, 498. d/o Elijah Pattison or Patterson 741, 742 and Mary (Cox) Pattison or Patterson. w/o James Joseph Healy. m/o Anna May (Healy). In 1882, the general merchandising firm of Pattison & Healy was formed between husband James and the brother of Emma.

Patton, Davis R. 730, 731. s/o Merrick Patton and Priscilla (Mendenhall) Patton.

Patton, George. 508, 509. s/o John Patton and Indiana (Jones) Patton.

(Patton), Grace M. Elliott. 623, 624. w/o Melbourne Elliott. The Elliotts lived on the old Elliott homestead.

(Patton), Ida Howell. 981, 982, 983. b.1850. d/o Robeson M. Patton and Nancy (Hamilton) Patton. w/o Jason W. Howell. m/o 7 children, 2 living: Fannie F. (Howell); Herbert H. Howell.

Patton, Ira E. 730, 731. s/o Merrick Patton and Priscilla (Mendenhall) Patton.

(Patton), Jennie. 508, 509. d/o John Patton and Indiana (Jones) Patton.

Patton, John. 508, 509. h/o Indiana (Jones) Patton, deceased. f/o Jennie (Patton); Neal Patton; May (Patton); George Patton, Lucretia (Patton.)

(Patton), Lilla E. 730, 731. d/o Merrick Patton and Priscilla (Mendenhall) Patton.

(Patton), Lucretia. 508, 509. d/o John Patton and Indiana (Jones) Patton.

Patton, Mahlon R. 730, 731. s/o Merrick Patton and Priscilla (Mendenhall) Patton.

(Patton), Mary J. Lancaster. 730, 731. d/o Merrick Patton and Priscilla (Mendenhall) Patton.

(Patton), May. 508, 509. d/o John Patton and Indiana (Jones) Patton.

Patton, Merrick. Bio 730, 731. 496, 497. b.1830 d.1870/40. h/o Priscilla (Mendenhall) Patton. f/o Mahlon R. Patton; Mary J. (Patton) Lancaster; Davis R. Patton; Lilla E. (Patton); Ira E. Patton. Merrick's parents died when he was small, and his brothers and sisters brought him from Ohio to Indiana. They were a Quaker family. Note: Patton was misspelled on pages 496, 497 as Patten.

Patton, Neal. 508, 509. s/o John Patton and Indiana (Jones) Patton.

Patton, Robeson M. 981, 982, 983. d.1881. h/o Nancy (Hamilton) Patton. f/o Ida (Patton) Howell. Robeson was a mason near Kansas, Edgar County. He came from Ohio in 1857.

Patty, Eli. 744, 745. f/o Mary (Patty) Patterson.

(Patty), Mary Patterson. 744, 745. d/o Eli Patty. w/o William Patterson. m/o 7 children, 4 living: John Patterson; Pleasant (Patterson); Catherine (Patterson); Lincoln Patterson.

(Payne) Della Winn. 892. d/o James H. Payne and Hanna (Dickson) Payne. w/o Marion Winn. m/o 3 children Residents of Edgar County.

(Payne), Eliza Bolen. 1102, 1103. d.1883. First wife of Lewis Bolen. m/o 7 children, 4 living: George W. Bolen; Daniel W. Bolen; James I. Bolen; Adell A. (Bolen) Scott. Notes. The two wives of Lewis bore the same maiden name, (Payne), indicating that they could be related. In order to simplify his name, Lewis changed it from Bowling to Bolen.

(Payne,) Eliza Anderson Bolen. 1102, 1103. d/o Lemuel Payne. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) (g/n/u) Anderson. f/o Marion Anderson; Anna (Anderson) Fiddler. (Husband #2) Second wife of Lewis Bolen. Notes. The two wives of Lewis bore the same maiden name, (Payne). In order to simplify his name, Lewis changed it from Bowling to Bolen.

Payne, Fleming R. 808, 809, 810. h/o Mary E. (Alexander) Payne. Fleming was formerly a practicing physician of Marshall, Illinois.

Payne, James. 892. h/o Hanna (Dickson) Payne. f/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.

(Payne), Jessie. 823. d/o Joseph Payne. Second wife of L. A. G. Shoaff. No children.

Payne, Joseph. 823. f/o Jessie (Payne) Shoaff. Joseph was a merhant in Grand View.

Payne, Lemuel. 1102, 1103. f/o Eliza (Payne) Anderson Bolen.

(Payne), Manerva. 291, 292 d. 1881. d/o Peter Payne and Elizabeth (m/n/u) Payne. First w/o Hugh Wright. m/o Margaret (Wright) deceased; America (Wright) deceased; Mary (Wright) Oliver; Fannie (Wright) Radymaker; Clarissa (Wright) Foster; Frank Wright.

(Payne), Mary 892 (or Mollie 857, 858) Honnold. d/o James H. Payne and Hanna (Dickson) Payne. w/o Richard D. Honnold. m/o one daughter, Edith M. (Honnold); adoptive mother of William E. Honnold. Residents of Shiloh township.

(Payne), Martha C. Doak. 998, 999, 1000. First wife of John Newton Doak.

Payne, Peter 291, 292. h/o Elizabeth (m/n/u) Payne. f/o Manerva (Payne) Wright.

Payton, John. 588, 589. h/o Sarah (Frazier) Payton. f/o Julia (Payton) Harper. A retired farmer, after wife Sarah died in 1878, John made his home with daughter Julia.

(Payton), Julia Harper. 588, 589. b.1847. d/o John Payton and Sarah (Frazier) Payton. w/o Albert Harper. m/o Katie Payton (Harper); Ernest Harper. Julia's father lived with them after his wife died in 1878.

Pearson. See also Pierson. In information regarding Abraham Pearson, the first President of Yale, the spelling is Pierson. In the biography of Gustavus C. Pearson, the "Pearson" spelling is used.

Pearson, Rev. Abraham. 410, 411, 412, 413. Born in England in 1639. f/o Abraham Pearson, the first President of Yale. See also grandson John Pearson, and great grandson Gustavus C. Pearson.

Pearson, Abraham. 410, 411, 412, 413. s/o Rev. Abraham Pearson. f/o John Pearson. Great grandfather of Gustavus C. Pearson. Abraham was the first President of Yale.

(Pearson), Elizabeth McReynolds. 410, 411, 412, 413. d/o Hon. John Pearson and Catherine (Tiffany) Pearson. w/o Col. William C. McReynolds.

(Pearson), Eunice Reynolds. 565, 566. d/o William Pearson. w/o Moses Reynolds. m/o Mary J. (Reynolds) Campbell; Alvira (Reynolds), deceased.

(Pearson), Fannie Morehouse. 410, 411, 412, 413. d/o Hon. John Pearson and second wife Catherine (Passage) Pearson. w/o Dr. Morehouse of Danville.

(Pearson), Frances N. 410, 411, 412, 413. d/o Gustavus C. Pearson and Hattie P. (Brown) Pearson.

Pearson, Gustavus C. Bio 410, 411, 412, 413. b.1827. s/o Hon. John Pearson and first wife Catherine (Tiffany) Pearson. h/o Hattie P. (Brown) Pearson. f/o John A. Pearson; Frances H. (Pearson); Noman (spelling correct); N. Pearson. Gustavus came to Illinois before he was 5, but he remembered Ft. Dearborn, the cholera, and Indians dancing. Gustavus worked for Gov. Matteson as a clerk, but turned to adventure in California in 1849 with a group and one team of 3-yoke oxen. See for encounter with Brigham Young, resulting in 600 mile uncharted trail and first wagon to go through Cahon Pass on wheels. Many died on the trail. Dug for gold till 1852. In 1853, Gustavus established the first grape ranch of Sacramento. See for endless projects. Gustavus joined a party of nine, who were early visitors to Yosemite Valley. He left California and returned to Danville in 1880 to educate his children. Note: There may be a connection between Gustavus and his mother-in-law, Mary J. (Pearson) Brown.

(Pearson), Hattie Knox. 410, 411, 412, 413. d/o Hon. John Pearson and second wife Catherine (Passage) Pearson. w/o (g/n/u). Knox of Minnesota.

Pearson, Hon. John. 410, 411, 412, 413. b.1802. d.1875/73. s/o John Pearson and Rebecca (Waterhouse) Hull Pearson Blakeslee. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Catherine (Tiffany) Pearson. m/o Gustavus C. Pearson; Elizabeth (Pearson) McReynolds; George Pearson, deceased. (Wife #2) Catherine (Passage) Pearson. m/o Fannie (Pearsn) Morehouse; Hattie (Pearson) Knox. Graduated from Princeton in 1824, admitted to bar in 1832. Arrived with family at Ft. Dearborn in Chicago in time for first steamer to arrive on Lake Michigan, with General Scott's troops who were ill with cholera. Went on to Danville where they were protected by Rangers. John visited California in 1849. John gave away lots to encourage building in Danville.

Pearson, John. 410, 411, 412, 413. b. 1765. d.1812/47 s/o Abraham Pearson, who was the first President of Yale. h/o Rebecca (Waterhouse) Hull Pearson Blakeslee. f/o Hon. John Pearson. John built a 2-story, first frame house in Avon, New York, called, "John's Industry and Rebecca's Economy." See for pioneer days in New York, such as sharpening the hatchets of Indians on his grindstone.

Pearson, John A. 410, 411, 412, 413. s/o Gustavus C. Pearson and Hattie P. (Brown) Pearson. (Pearson), Mary J. Brown. 410, 411, 412, 413. w/o William Brown. m/o Hattie P. (Brown) Pearson, the wife of Gustavus Pearson. Note: There may be a connection between Mary and her son-in-law Gustavus Pearson.

Pearson, Noman (spelling correct) N. 410, 411, 412, 413. s/o Gustavus C. Pearson and Hattie P. (Brown) Pearson.

Pearson, William. 565, 566. f/o Eunice (Pearson) Reynolds.

Peck, John A. 812. h/o E. F. (Gordon) Peck.

(Peck), Rachael Charlott. 858, 859. w/o Stephen Charlott. m/o 4 children, including Joanna (Charlott) Westbrook. Rachel was reared in Ohio. As newlyweds, Stephen and Joanna left Ohio and went to Pennsylvania with a pack horse loaded with a feather bed tied tightly with clothesline, and Rachael perched on top. Stephen walked all the way. Three of their children were born in Pennsylvania. They returned to Ohio, then moved on to Indiana.

Peden, James. 653, 654. h/o Eunice (Riggs) Peden. Note: Possible connection between James and John Peden, husbands of Hannah and Esenath (Riggs).

Peden, John. 653, 654. h/o Esenath (Riggs) Peden. Note: Possible connection between James and John Peden, husbands of Hannah and Esenath (Riggs).

(Peek), Betsy Boone. 1107, 1108. Born and died in England. w/o John Boone. m/o Eliza (Boone) Bates Sly. Deceased: Betsy, Nancy, John, Susan, Sara. Eliza emigrated to Illinois, and in 1875 she returned to England for a visit.

Peirce, Dr. Austin. 245, 246. b.1799. d.1860/61. h/o Mary Ann (Sterling) Peirce. f/o 11 children, including Hon. William P. Peirce, M.D. Dr. Peirce was politically prominent in New York.

Peirce, James. 245, 246. s/o Hon. William P. Peirce, M.D., and Mary Ann (Sterling) Peirce.

Peirce, John Logan. 245, 246. s/o Hon. William P. Peirce, M.D., and Mary Ann (Sterling) Peirce.

Peirce, Lamartine. 245, 246. s/o Hon. William P. Peirce, M.D., and Mary Ann (Sterling) Peirce.

Peirce, Hon. William P., M.D. Portrait 244. Bio 245, 246. b.1830. s/o Dr. Austin Peirce and Mary Ann (Sterling) Peirce. h/o Ella (Anderson) Peirce. f/o William Peirce; James Peirce; Lamartine Peirce; John Logan Peirce. Physician, surgeon, Class of 1852, University of City of New York. Senior partner of Peirce & McCaughey, druggists. Mayor of Hoopeston. Raised Co. D 36th Illinois Infantry, made Captain, then Surgeon of 88th Illinois as Major. See for wartime career and political career.

Peirce, William. 245, 246. s/o Hon. William P. Peirce, M.D., and Mary Ann (Sterling) Peirce.

Pemberton, Charles. 329, 330, 331. h/o Martha Jane (Hopper) Pemberton. f/o 4.

(Pemberton), M. Belle Davis. 229, 230, 231. d/o Nathan B. Pemberton and Mary F. (Wilson) Pemberton. Third wife of Henry Davis. Belle had been a teacher.

Pemberton, Nathan. 229, 230, 231. h/o Mary F. (Wilson) Pemberton. f/o 7 children, 5 living including 3rd born M. Belle (Pemberton) Davis. After accidentally inflicting a wound to his knee with an ax, Nathan was confined to his house for 3 years.

(Pence), Mary E. Laufman. 792, 793. b.1772. w/o Philip Laufman. m/o 8 children including second born Jacob Laufman.

Pendergrass, R. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Pennington, T. E. 817, 818. h/o Mary M. (Mason) Pennington.

(Perisho), Carmelia A. 1003, 1004. d/o James M. Perisho and first wife Sapora Ann (Anderson) Perisho.

(Perisho), Catherine R.. 1003, 1004. d/o James M. Perisho and first wife Sapora Ann (Anderson) Perisho.

Perisho, Emanuel M. 1003, 1004. s/o James M. Perisho and first wife Sapora Ann (Anderson) Perisho. Emanuel plowed and did heavier work on the family home.

 Perisho, Hervey (correct). 778, 779. b. 1815. s/o Joseph Perisho and Barbara (Zink) Perisho. h/o Elizabeth (Ogden) Perisho. f/o 7 children including Nancy (Perisho) Lycan. Hervey and Elizabeth came to Edgar County as children.

Perisho, Hiram. 842, 843, 844. h/o Eveline (Morris) Perisho. Hiram and Eveline live on the home farm. Note: Unclear whether the farm is the Morris farm or the Perisho farm.

Perisho, Jacob. 776, 777, 778. h/o Lydia B. (Lycan) Perisho. Note: Nancy (Perisho) Lycan, Jacob Perisho, and W. W. Perisho married into the family of siblings John M., Lydia B., and Olivia R. Lycan, but relationships not included.

Perisho, James M. 1003, 1004. b.1826. The youngest child of Joseph Perisho and Barbara (Zink) Perisho. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Sapora Ann (Anderson) Perisho. d.1876. m/o 5 children, 3 living: Emanuel M. Perisho; Catherine R. (Perisho); Carmelia (Perisho). (Wife #2) Sarah Ann (Schultz) Perisho. Joseph was born 3 miles from his home, the family homestead, on 167 acres in Grand View Township. At age 18, he turned to his own business, not marrying until 1863, at age 37.

Perisho, Joseph. 778, 779. See Perisho, Joseph, pages 1003, 1004, from France.

Perisho, Joseph. 1003, 1004. b. 1786 in North Carolina. d.1838/52. s/o Joseph Perisho from France, who probably came to America during Revolutionary times. h/o Barbara (Zink) Perisho. f/o 8 children, 7 survived, including the youngest child, James M. Perisho. Joseph left North Carolina at age 14, and arrived in Kentucky in 1800, then went to Indiana until 1825, when he went to Edgar County and acquired the homestead later occupied by his son, James M. Perisho. Note: There are apparent errors on pages 778, 779, concerning the father of Joseph Perisho, such as his being kidnapped at age 3 years old by a fisherman and brought to North Carolina; this does not correspond with any stories available on 1003 or 1004, or on Google. Pages 778, 779 lists Barbara (Zink) Perisho as the mother of Joseph; however on 1003, 1004, she is well-documented as his wife. The information on 778 and 779 is included in the biography of the husband of Joseph's granddaughter. Information on 1003 and 1004 is in the biography of James M. Perisho, the grandson of Joseph from France.

(Perisho) Nancy Lycan. 778, 779. 776, 777, 778. d/o Hervey (correct) Perisho and Elizabeth (Ogden) Perisho. w/o John M. Lycan. m/o Lydia I. (Lycan); Laura E. (Lycan); Jeremiah V. and another child died very young. Note: Nancy, Jacob Perisho, and W. W. Perisho married into the family of siblings John M., Lydia B., and Olivia R. Lycan, but relationships between the Parishos not included.

Perisho, W. W. 776, 777, 778. h/o Olivia R. (Lycan) Perisho. Note: Nancy (Perisho) Lycan, Jacob Perisho, and W. W. Perisho married into the family of siblings John M., Lydia B., and Olivia R. Lycan, but relationships between the Parishos not included.

Perkins, Edward. 948, 949. A stock owner in the First National Bank of Paris, Illinois.

(Perkins), Cynthia Fowler. 250, 251. Born in Germany. w/o Willey Fowler. m/o Elvira (Fowler) Faurot.

Perkins, Joseph. 576, 577, 578. Born in England. Name of wife not included, from Scotland. f/o Mary (Perkins) Donovan.

(Perkins), Mary Donova. 576, 577, 578. b.1798 d.1864/66. d/o Joseph Perkins, from England, and name of mother not included, from Scotland.. w/o James Donovan. m/o Joseph Donovan; Rebecca (Donovan); William Donovan, deceased; James Donovan; 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.

(Perry) Ann Reynolds. 655, 656. Born in England. d/o James Perry and Sarah (m/n/u) Perry, both English. w/o Thomas Reynolds. m/o Phillip Reynolds; George W. Reynolds; Susan (Reynolds) Smock; James and Sarah who died young. Thomas was born before England had government funded schools, so he was self-educated. In 1856, Thomas, wife Ann, and son Phillip, boarded the ship Canadia for America. Nearing Canada, the ship wrecked after a voyage of 11 days. They took the railroad train to Loda, Illinois. Thomas had one cent left from the $200 trip loan from brothers Phillip and Samuel.. They walked 20 miles to Mr. (g/n/u) Mann's residence near Rossville. Thomas worked on the Mann farm for 7 years, then he purchased a 200 acre farm with a well pumped by a windmill. Thomas raised cattle, hogs, sheep, and his favorite Englishshire horses.

(Perry), Arabell Coffman. 868, 869. b.1852. d/o Jesse Perry and Eliza Willie Perry. w/o Daniel A. Coffman. m/o 4 children, 3 living: Vashie E. (Coffman); Cora A. (Coffman); Alonzo Coffman. Arabell earned a teaching certificate but never used it.

Perry, Edward. 950, 951. f/o Elizabeth (Perry) Knight. A Quaker, Edward was a farmer in Pennsylvania.

(Perry), Elizabeth Knight. 950, 951. b.1811. d.1885/74. Born in Pennsylvania, Elizabeth died in Young America Township, Edgar County, Illinois. d/o Edward Perry. w/o Paul Knight. m/o Allen Knight, died age 5; Edward P. Knight, Bio 950, 951.

Perry, James. 655, 656. Born in England. h/o Sarah (m/n/u) Perry. f/o Ann (Perry) Reynolds.

Perry, Captain Jefferson. 868, 869 s/o Jesse Perry and Eliza (Willie) Perry. Served as Captain of Co. E, 79th Illinois Infantry. Killed at battle of Franklin, Tennessee.

Perry, Jesse. 868, 869. d.1884. h/o Eliza (Willie) Perry. f/o 8 children including Jefferson Perry; John Perry; Arabell (Perry) Coffman.

Perry, John. 868, 869. s/o Jesse Perry and Eliza (Willie) Perry. Served in the Union Army. Resident of Kansas. Perry, Millard. 526, 527, 528. h/o Mary E. (Morse) Perry. Millard was a "leading stockman," with his own Bio. However, this brief information is the only reference to Millard.

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

(Peterson), Annie Margaret Hoff. 268, 269, 270. d/o Samuel and Jane (Paden) Peterson. w/o Cal Hoff, a farmer.

(Peterson), Bessie Jane. 268, 269, 270. do Philip Y. Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson.

Peterson, David C. 269. s/o Samuel Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson. h/o Ellen (Deal) Peterson. David was a butcher.

(Peterson), Katie F. 268, 269, 270. do Philip Y. Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson.

Peterson, Lewis S. 268, 269, 270. s/o Samuel Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson. Twin of Sarah Jane (Peterson) Tallman. h/o Emma (Ray) Peterson. Lewis ran a grain elevator, lumber yard, branch bank.

(Peterson), Lillie Dell. 268, 269, 270 do Philip Y. Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson.

(Peterson), Maria Frances Huxtable. 268, 269, 270. d/o Samuel Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson. w/o James Huxtable, a merchant. See also w/o Simeon Peterson, Sarah Jane Huxtable, for possible double connection.

(Peterson), Mary P. Jeter. 268, 269, 270. d/o Samuel Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson. w/o James I. Jeter, a farmer.

(Peterson) Myrtle Edna. 268, 269, 270 do Philip Y. Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson.

Peterson, Philip Y. Bio 268, 269, 270. b.1847 Third child and s/o Samuel Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson. h/o Allie (Chaney) Peterson. f/o Katie F. (Peterson); Lillie Dell (Peterson); Bessie Jane (Peterson); Myrtle Edna (Peterson). Phillip recalled his boyhood home on 120 acres in Vermilion County, and Danville in 1855 as a shantie town inhabited by coal miners. At 21, Philip farmed his father's land with a team furnished by his father, and received half of the produce.

Peterson, Samuel. 268, 269. Of Swedish ancestry, but born on Woodford County, Illinois. h/o Jane (Paden) Peterson. f/o Mary P. (Peterson) Jeter; Simeon P. Peterson; Philip Y. Peterson; David C. Peterson; Lewis S. Peterson; Sarah Jane (Peterson) Tallman; Annie Margaret (Peterson Hoff; Maria Frances (Peterson) Huxtable. The Petersons had 24 grandchildren. Samuel's father died when he was 4, and he was raised by a stepfather. In 1856, he hauled coal to Peoria to support the family. He became owner of 4 farms, totaling 400 acres, and a half interest in a grain elevator.

(Peterson), Sarah Jane Tallman. 269 d/o Samuel Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson, twin of Lewis S. Peterson. w/o George Tallman, a dairyman.

Peterson, Simeon P. 268, 269, 270. s/o Samuel Peterson and Jane (Paden) Peterson. h/o Sara Jane (Huxtable) Peterson. A farmer, tile manufacturer, owned 3 threshing machines. See also Maria Frances (Peterson), w/o James Huxtable, for possible double connection.

Peterson, Thomas J. 598, 599. h/o Margaret A. (Kinsey) Peterson. f/o 2 children.

Pettigue, Joseph. 328, 329. h/o Louisa (Lock) Pettigue.

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

(Peyne), Delilah Douglass. 238, 239 d.1856 w/o Thomas W. Douglass. m/o 5 sons and 5 daughters, John Milton Douglass being the 2nd born.

Pfister, (g/n/u). 990, 991. f/o Jacob Pfister; daughter, (g/n/u) (Pfister) Graff. Swiss.

(Pfister), (g/n/u) Graff. 990, 991. Died in Switzerland. m/o Anna (Graff) Gumm.

Pfister, Jacob. 990, 991. Born in Switzerland. Came to America with niece Anna (Graff) Gumm. (Phillips), Annie Jones. 508, 509. w/o George Jones. m/o Claude Jones.

Phillips, Benjamin. 750, 751. h/o Sarah J. (Morgan) Phillips. Residents of Indiana.

Philips, Ira G. 196. h/o Celia M. (Armantrout) Philips. f/o Mabel Philips.

Phillips, James H. 704, 705, 706. h/o Angeline (Frazier) Phillips. f/o 6 children. Note: Sisters Angeline and Florence Frazier married James Phillips and W. W. Phillips, relationship unknown.

(Phillips), Josephine Ringland. 970, 971. w/o Ray C. Ringland. m/o George L. Ringland; an infant son. Residents of Decatur, Illinois.

(Philips) Mabel 196. d/o Ira G. Philips and Celia M. (Armantrout) Philips.

(Phillips), Mary Edgington. 1038, 1039. 995, 996. w/o Lyman Edgington. m/o Periza (Edgington) Wyatt; Mary (Edgington) Murphy; Ethalinda (Edgington) Scott; unnamed son.

Phillips, Robert. 583. h/o Arena (Makemson) Phillips.

Phillips, W. W. 704, 705, 706. h/o Florence (Frazier) Phillips. f/o 4 children, one deceased. Note: Sisters Angeline and Florence Frazier married James Phillips and W. W. Phillips, relationship unknown.

(Pickett), Cora Mitchell. 570, 571. w/o John F. Mitchell. m/o Frederick A. Mitchell.

(Pier), Rachel Hall. 464, 465, 466. w/o Giles Hall. m/o Rufus Hall.

(Pierce), Elizabeth Nuckles, 1048, 1049, 1050. d.1853. First wife of William Nuckles. m/o Caroline (Nuckles) Brownfield; Lucretia (Nuckles), died age 14.

(Pierce), Mary Crawford. 888, 889. Second wife of Abel Crawford. No children from this marriage.

(Pierce), Mary Elliott. 972, 973, 974. b.1782. d.1857/75. w/o Arthur W. Elliott. m/o Hon Silas H. Elliott, Bio 972, 973, 974. Pierson. See also Pearson. For Abraham Pearson, the first President of Yale, the spelling is Pierson. In the biography of Gustavus C. Pearson, the "Pearson" spelling is used.

Pigg, (g/n/u). 309, 310. f/o Martha (Pigg) Snowden. Owned land and slaves in Virginia.

(Pigg), Martha Snowden. 309, 310 b.1818 d.1883/65 w/o William Snowden. m/o Benjamin Franklin Snowden; Thomas J. Snowden; William N. Snowden; John W. Snowden; Louisa (Snowden) Mansfield; Joshua Snowden; Mary (Snowden) Duncan. Melissa died at 13, and Nancy died at 3.

(Pigman), Cassandria Trimble, 627, 628. d. 1862. First wife of Matthew Trimble. m/o Rebecca A. (Trimble) Hildreth; William Trimble; Rachael (Trimble) Bennett; James Trimble.

(Pile), Lydia Gritten. 231, 232, d/o William Pile and Elizabeth (m/n/u) Pile. Second wife of Laban Gritten. m/o Oracena Gritten; Alvina (Gritten); Jacob Gritten; Eli Gritten; William Gritten.

Pile, William. 231, 232 h/o Elizabeth (m/n/u) Pile. f/o Lydia (Pile) Gritten.

Pilkerton, William. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000

Pilkington, (g/n/u). 323, 324. First husband of Mary E. (Gritten) Pilkington Sinkhorn.

(Pilkington), Dorcas T. Dodson 256. b.1846. Second wife of Elder George W. Dodson. 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 Dodson.

(Pinkerton), Nancy Campbell. 270, 271 From Ireland. w/o James Campbell. m/o Maggie (Campbell - correct) Campbell.

Pinnell, Abraham. 952, 953. 958, 959. s/o William Pinnell and Anna (Murphy) Pinnell. h/o Frances M. (Estes) Pinnell. f/o William L. S. Pinnell; Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter. Abraham was 10 when the family left Virginia and came to Kentucky. Members of the Christian Church. (Pinnell), Ann E. 996, 997. d/o Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. Resident of Coles County, Illinois.

Pinnell, Brent H. 1105, 1106. s/o Willis O. Pinnell and third wife Glawvina (Shaw) Wilhite Pinnell.

Pinnell, Edward. 779, 780, 781. f/o Rachel E. (Pinnell) Boyer. Edward moved to Kansas Township, Illinois, in 1830.

Pinnell, Elihu. 996, 997. s/o Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. Resident of Allen County, Kentucky. Elihu served in Co. E, 12th Illinois Infantry for 3 years, "until a car ran over his foot."

Pinnell, Elijah. 996, 997. b.1789. d.1862/73. s/o John Pinnell. h/o Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. f/o Elihu Pinnell; Ann E. (Pinnell); Lucy (Pinnell), died age 25; John H. Pinnell; William H. Pinnell; Melinda B. (Pinnell); Joseph R. Pinnell; Sarah E. (Pinnell); Willis O. Pinnell. Leaving Virginia, Elijah moved to Kentucky, then to Illinois where he was the overseer at a distillery. In 1860, Elijah settled on 10 acres in Kansas Township.

Pinnell, Exia. 1105, 1106. s/o Willis O. Pinnell and third wife Glawvina (Shaw) Wilhite Pinnell.

Pinnell, George. 1105, 1106. s/o John Pinnell. h/o Lucy (Clore) Pinnell. f/o 11 children, 8 living including 6th born Willis O. Pinnell, Bio 1105, 1106. George left Virginia and moved to Kentucky when it was divided into 3 counties. He built his home in the wilderness.

Pinnell, Harrison F. 952, 953. s/o William L. S. Pinnell and Martha J. (Poulter) Pinnell. Harrison owned 40 acres plus another 210 acres from his grandfather's farm.

Pinnell, Jacob E. 952, 953. s/o William L. S. Pinnell and Martha J. (Poulter) Pinnell.

Pinnell, Jasper N. 1011. h/o Lavina (Nay) Pinnell.

Pinnell, John. 996, 997. f/o Elijah Pinnell. John fought in the Revolutionary War.

Pinnell, John. 1105, 1106. f/o George Pinnell. Lived in Virginia.

Pinnell, John H. 996, 997. s/o Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. Resident of Sheridan County, Missouri. John served 3 years in Co. H, 79th Illinois Infantry.

Pinnell, Joseph H. 996, 997. s/o Joseph R. Pinnell and Mary I. (Cash) Pinnell.

Pinnell, Joseph R. Bio 996, 997. b.1850. Seventh child of Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. h/o Mary I. (Cash) Pinnell. f/o Osborne R. Pinnell; Joseph H. Pinnell. Joseph was 10 when he arrived in Kansas Township. He was only 12 when his father died. He helped his mother in farm work until he was 16. Then he worked 5 years on rented land in Kansas Township until 1876; that year, he became owner of 160 acres in Shiloh Township, raising crops and stock.

(Pinnell), Lucy. 996, 997. Died at age 25. d/o Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell.

(Pinnell), Mary F. Poulter. 958, 959. 952, 953. d/o Abraham Pinnell and Anna (Murphy) Pinnell. w/o Thomas Poulter. m/o Henry G Poulter, deceased; Alvin T. Poulter; Myrtle L. (Poulter); Forest R. Poulter; Marshall A. Poulter; Ada P (Poulter); Amelia A. (Poulter); Mary A. (Poulter).

(Pinnell), Melinda B. 996, 997. d/o Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. Resident of Taney County, Missouri.

Pinnell, Osborne R. 996, 997. s/o Joseph R. Pinnell and Mary I. (Cash) Pinnell.

(Pinnell), Rachel E. Boyer. 779, 780, 781. d/o Edward Pinnell. w/o John K. Boyer. m/o 6 children, 1 living: Drusilla A. (Boyer) McGrew; Edward P. Boyer, deceased.

(Pinnell), Sarah E. 996, 997. d/o Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. Resident of Paris, Edgar County, Illinois.

Pinnell, William. 952, 953. Died age 94-1/2. h/o Anna (Murphy) Pinnell. f/o Abraham Pinnell. William served in both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. He could whistle the tunes of regimental bands in the Army. He moved to Edgar County in 1830 and spent his last days in Grand View Township.

Pinnell, William C. 1105, 1106. s/o Willis O. Pinnell and first wife Margaret (Wilhite) Pinnell.

Pinnell, William H. 996, 997. s/o Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. Resident of Hamilton County, Nebraska. Enlisted in 1864 in Co. H, 150th Illinois Infantry.

Pinnell, William L. S. Bio 952, 953. b.1828. s/o Abraham Pinnell and Frances M. (Estes) Pinnell. h/o Martha J. (Poulter) Pinnell. f/o 3 surviving sons, all of Kansas Township: Jacob E. Pinnell; Willis O. Pinnell; Harrison F. Pinnell. Deceased, John H. who drowned at age 3; Emo (Pinnell) died at age 11: Leroy died at age 14. When William was a child, children worked on the farms in the summer, went to school in the winter. An early settler of Kansas Township in Edgar County, there were still desperadoes and Indians roaming the countryside. Wolf hunts were popular. The only public road ran through a farm later owned by William. A stage line ran from St Louis, Chicago, Terre Haute, and Louisville, Kentucky. Milling was done at Terre Haute, and they also took along most of their pork to sell. Corn sold for 6-1/4 cents per bushel, seed cost $1 per bushel. William later divided 210 acres among his children, with his home given to his unmarried son, Harrison, with whom he lived.

Pinnell, Willis O. 952, 953. s/o William L. S. Pinnell and Martha J. (Poulter) Pinnell.

Pinnell, Willis O. 996, 997. s/o Elijah Pinnell and Mary (Ongles) Pinnell. Resident of Elk County, Kansas.

Pinnell, Willis O. Bio 1105, 1106. b.1824. s/o George Pinnell and Lucy (Clore) Pinnell. Husband of three women: (Wife #1) Margaret (Wilhite) Pinnell. d.1856. m/o William C. Pinnell. (Wife #2) Louisa (Wilhite) De Haven Pinnell. d.1867. m/o deceased infant. (Wife #3) Glawvina (Shaw) Wilhite Pinnell. m/o Brent H. Pinnell; Exia Pinnell. Willis was involved in agriculture in several large farms near Kansas, Illinois, until 1882 when he moved to Paris, Illinois, to be Clerk of the County Court. Later he began work in Indianapolis for a stock commission business, spending Sundays at home with his family. He served in Company H, 79th Illinois Infantry which he organized, serving as Captain. He resigned in 1863 because of illness in the family. Note: First wife of Willis and second wife shared the same maiden name of Wilhite; the first husband of the third wife of Willis was (g/n/u) Wilhite. No relationship or connection between the three wives was includ

ed.

Piper, given names unknown. 291, 292. Two men, husbands of sisters Margaret and Polly (Wright) Piper.

Piper, Thomas A. 221, 222. h/o Mary (Funk) Piper. f/o Velora B.( Piper) Boggess.

(Piper), Velora B. Boggess, 221, 222. b.1853. d/o Thomas A. Piper and Mary (Funk) Piper. w/o John W. Boggess, M.D. m/o Charles Wesley Boggess; Carrie M. (Boggess); Walter Thomas Boggess; Genevieve (Boggess).

(Pitt), Mary Hitch, 870, 871, 872. w/o Benjamin Hitch. m/o 4 children, the youngest being Thomas Hitch. A member of the distinguished Pitt family of England.

(Plevens), Ama (correct) Albright. 761, 762. Second wife of Alanson N. Albright. m/o Hannah Jane (Albright).

The Plumb Family in America. The first members of the family arrived in 1632 and settled near Plymouth Rock. It was thought that they were the ancestors of all of the Plumbs in America.

Plumb, Horace R. Bio 804, 807. b.1837. s/o Saxton Plumb and Harriet (Roberts) Plumb. (No wife or family listed.) In 1854, age 16, Horace left Vermont and started for the West by rail to Chicago where his maternal uncle lived in Cook County. In 1860, Horace moved to Edgar County. In 1868 he purchased his 200 acre farm in Shiloh Township, which was then plentiful with wild game. He fed one car load of cattle per year, plus some swine.

Plumb, James Saxton. 804, 807, 878, 879. 1062, 1063, 1064. s/o Captain Samuel Plumb. h/o Eunice (Minor) Plumb. f/o Saxton Plumb. James left Connecticut and moved to Vermont, following his son. Like his father, he was a seafaring man.

Plumb, John. 804, 807. s/o Saxton Plumb and Harriet (Roberts) Plumb. John was a chair manufacturer in Massachusetts.

(Plumb), Olive McCulloch. 878, 879. 804, 807. d/o Saxton Plumb and Harriet (Roberts) Plumb. w/o John Y. McCulloch. m/o Mary (McCulloch) Butler; Otis McCulloch, d. 18 months; Hattie (McCulloch), died age 26 years; James McCulloch; George McCulloch; Esther (McCulloch); John McCulloch; Julia (McCulloch). In 1856, Olive's father, Saxton Plumb, moved to Edgar County and spent his last days with Olive and her husband, John Y. McCulloch.

Plumb, Captain Samuel. 804, 807. 1062, 1063, 1064. f/o James Saxton Plumb. A seafaring man of Connecticut, he sailed between the West Indies and New England in his own vessel.

(Plumb), Sarah. 804, 807. d/o Saxton Plumb and Harriet (Roberts) Plumb.

Plumb, Saxton. 804, 807. 878, 879. s/o James Plumb and Eunice (Minor) Plumb. h/o Harriet (Roberts) Plumb. f/o Sarah (Plumb); Olive H. (Plumb) McCulloch; John Plumb; Horace R. Plumb, Bio 804, 807. Born in Connecticut, Saxton arrived in Vermont at age 2. Saxton was a clothier and manufacturer, and owner of a grist mill. He moved to North Adams, Massachusetts, with a partner and manufactured cloth of Handy and Plumb. See for extensive moves. 1062, 1063, 1064. Saxon laid out Jacksonville, Vermont, and named it after Andrew Jackson; he was the first postmaster in Jacksonville. In 1856 he moved to Edgar County and spent his last days with daughter Olive and her husband, John Y. McCulloch, 878, 879. Note: Information in the first paragraph on page 1063 is misleading by attributing part of Saxton's biography to Otis McCulloch, grandfather of John Y. McCulloch without including a name. Reference is made to the grandfather of the subject and ends with the words, "his son, John Y."

Plynn, Professor W. S. 870, 871, 872. h/o Anna Belle (Hitch) Plynn. Professor Plynn was the principal of the North district of Cincinnati.

Poage, George T. 359, 360, 361. h/o Dollie E. (Hays) Poage. f/o 2 children. George was a merchant.

Poettken, Rev. Francis A. 600, 603. b.1838 in Muenster, Westphalia, Prussia. Ordained as a priest in 1861 at Mentz, Rev. Poettken came to the United States in 1875. in 1886, he became pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Danville. See St. Joseph's Church in Danville for history, priests, and functions.

Pollard, John. 531, 531. 665, 666. Lived 96 years. h/o Ann (g/n/u) Pollard. f/o William Pollard. John was a millwright in England and a mechanic. He was also a wood worker of great skill .

Pollard, John. Residence 376. Bio 665, 666; 531, 532. 576, 577, 578. b.1847 in England. s/o William Pollard and Mary A. (Bartler or Bartel) Pollard. h/o Fanny (Thresher) Hunt Pollard. No children were mentioned. John was a good example of the mechanical genius traits of his family. Well educated in a private school, as a boy he worked in a factory as a spinner; at age 17 he was the overseer in the spinning department of Scott's Woolen Mills in England. He sailed with brother Paul to America, and the rest of the family followed. He worked in his father's sawmill till age 36, then as proprietor he assumed charge. See for custom business, sawmill procedure, farms.

(Pollard), Martha A. Hull. 531, 532; 576, 577, 578 Born in England. d/o William Pollard and Mary A. (Barter or Bartel) Pollard. w/o Charles F. Hull. m/o Clarence Elmo Hull; Rosa Myrtle (Hull)

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Pollard, Paul. 665, 666. 531, 532; 576, 577, 578 s/o William Pollard and Mary A. (Bartler or Bartel) Pollard. With brother John, Paul sailed to America and became residents of Carroll Township.

(Pollard), Sarah Jane Donovan. 531, 532. d/o William Pollard and Mary A. (Bartler or Bartel) Pollard. 576, 577, 578. Second wife of Samuel Porter Donovan. m/o Luella (Donovan); William O. Donovan; Emma F. (Donovan) deceased; Eva A. (Donovan). Sarah was born in England and was 14 when she came to America.

Pollard, William, 531, 532. 576, 577, 578; 665, 666. Born 1817 in Bradford England. d. 1886/69. s/o John Pollard and Ann g/n/u) Pollard. h/o Mary Ann (Bartler or Bartel) Pollard. f/o Paul Pollard; John Pollard, Bio 665, 666; Sarah Jane (Pollard) Donovan 576, 577, 578; Martha A. (Pollard) Hull; Peter Pollard, died as an infant. William was a Mechanical Engineer and operated mills in England. He came to America in 1856, first for a year in Canada, then in 1857 to Vermilion County. He crossed the Atlantic 7 times, 4 times before bringing his family to Vermilion County in 1864. He put up the first steam sawmills along the southern line. William had a tragic end. He was the security for a friend and lost everything. However, he lived to rally from the disaster. "His mind became impaired by illness and he ended his life by drowning." 576, 577, 578 refers to the biography of Charles F. Hull, pages 531, 532, who apparently was connected to Mr. Pollard.

Polock, (g/n/u). 301, 302, 303 Died 1820. f/o Rachel (Polock or Pollock) Davis. Of Irish heritage.

(Polock or Pollock), Rachael Davis 301, 302, 303. 337, 338. b.1787. d.1848/61. Rachael was of Irish ancestry. w/o Henry Davis. m/o 11, 5 surviving including 3rd born William Davis (301, 302, 303); youngest child James Davis (337, 338); Azariah Davis.

Porter, Dr. (g/n/u) 667, 668. In 1852, Dr. Porter rented a farm near Danville to Adam Eaton. Adam remained at the farm for 10 years.

(Porter), Catharine Butler. 226, 227. w/o Asa Butler, m/o Ephraim P. Butler; Elizabeth A. (Butler); William F. Butler; Ellen F. (Butler) Adams.; Walker Turner Butler; Sanie F. Butler; Lucinda C. (Butler) Porter; Rosa A. (Butler). See Richard Porter, 226, 227, for connections between the Butler and Porter families.

(Porter), Christina Firebaugh. 218, 219. w/o Curtis Firebaugh. m/o two children.

(Porter), Cordelia Merriam. 434, 435. Deceased. d/o William Porter and (g/n/u) (Swank) Porter. w/o Paul Merriam.

Porter, David. 250, 251 h/o Jane (Faurot) Porter. f/o 3.

(Porter), Emma C. McDowell Bio 434, 435. b.1849. d/o William Porter and (g/n/u) (Swank) Porter. w/o John A. McDowell. m/o Gracie( McDowell); Jennie (McDowell); Carrie (McDowell); Fred McDowell; Ray McDowell; Cullom McDowell; Ned McDowell. Emma began teaching at age 17. She was an extensive land owner in Sidell and Carroll Townships, with a tile factory.

Porter, James. 1051, 1052, 1053. s/o Dr. Lysander Porter and Eliza (Wood) Porter. James was a farmer in Edgar Township.

Porter, John, Sr. 1051, 1052, 1053. Born in England. f/o John Porter, Jr. John Sr, farmed in New York.

Porter, John, Jr. 1051, 1052, 1053. d.1841. s/o John Porter, Sr. h/o Phoebe (Hedges) Porter. f/o Dr. Lysander Porter, Bio 1051, 1052, 1053; John Porter. Deceased children: Elizabeth, Charles, Amos, Clarinda, Emily, Jane. John served as a Sgt. in the War of 1812. After the war, he left New York and moved to Indiana where he had 160 acres. He served as an Associate Judge, and other offices. He made the first correct map of Vermilion County, Indiana.

Porter, John. 1051, 1052, 1053. s/o John Porter, Jr. and Phoebe (Hedges) Porter. John, of Coffee County, Kansas, fought with the Kansas Regulars.

Porter, Dr. Lysander. Bio 1051, 1052, 1053. b.1823. s/o John Porter and Phoebe (Hedges) Porter. h/o Eliza (Wood) Porter. f/o Sarah A. (Porter) Barkly; William Porter; Mary B. (Porter) Adamson; James Porter. Dr. Lysander taught for 7 years. In 1846 in Edgar Township, he worked on a farm and at a carding mill. He was a partner with Dr. Whitcomb for 2 years. In 1849 he entered the Ohio Anatomical and Medical College in Cincinnati, graduating in 1850. See for medical working sites before settling as a physician in Bloomfield on 20 acres. The doctor was a prohibitionist. (Google notes: b.1829, died 1895.)

(Porter), Mary B. Adamson. 1051, 1052, 1053. d/o Dr. Lysander Porter and Eliza (Wood) Porter. w/o E. Adamson of Rosedale, Indiana.

(Porter), Mary Mendenhall. 434, 435. d/o William Porter and (g/n/u) (Swank) Porter. w/o A. H. Mendenhall. m/o 6 children.

Porter, Melvin. 226, 227. h/o Lucinda (Butler) Porter. Melvin was in the clothing business in Danville.

(Porter) Minerva Cummings. 434, 435. d/o William Porter and (g/n/u) (Swank) Porter. w/o Marshall Cummings. m/o 4 children.

Porter, Richard. 226, 227. h/o Elizabeth (Howard) Porter. f/o Susan J. (Porter) Butler. Richard may have been related to Catherine (Porter) Butler, mother-in law-of daughter Susan, and Catherine's daughter, Lucinda (Butler) Porter, wife of Melvin Porter.

(Porter), Rosa Hayworth. 434, 435. d/o William Porter and (g/n/u) (Swank) Porter. w/o W. Hayworth. m/o 3 children.

Porter, Samuel. 434, 435. Died 1848. f/o William Porter. Samuel moved to Vermilion County in 1836 or 1837.

Porter, Samuel. 434, 435. s/o William Porter and (g/n/u) (Swank) Porter.

(Porter), Sarah A. Barkly. 1051, 1052, 1053. Deceased. d/o Dr. Lysander Porter and Eliza (Wood) Porter. w/o Nelson Barkly.

(Porter) Susan J. Butler 226, 227. d/o Richard Porter and Elizabeth (Howard) Porter. w/o Walker Turner Butler. m/o Melvine S. Butler, a blind son, deceased; Gracie E. (Butler) Fletcher; Adoniram J. Butler; Leslie F. Butler; Bessie (Butler); Williie Butler.

Porter, William. 434, 435. Born 1813. s/o Samuel Porter. h/o (g/n/u (Swank) Porter. f/o Rosa (Porter) Hayworth; Mary (Porter) Mendenhall; Emma C. (Porter) McDowell; William E. Porter; Cordelia (Porter) Merriam; Minerva (Porter) Cummings; Samuel Porter. After his wife died in 1886, William lived with daughter Emma C. (Porter) McDowell.

Porter, William. 1051, 1052, 1053. s/o Dr. Lysander Porter and Eliza (Wood) Porter. William was a farmer in Edgar Township.

Porter, William E. 434, 435. s/o William Porter and (g/n/u) (Swank) Porter. h/o Zetta (Black) Porter.

(Portwood), Cynthia Davidson, 1072, 1073, 1074. w/o George Davidson. m/o Mary (Davidson); Elizabeth (Davidson), deceased; Paulina (Davidson) Milam; William Davidson; John Davidson; Anna (Davidson); George Davidson; Dudley Davidson; Lucy (Davidson). Cynthia's mother Lizzie (m/n/u) Portwood may have been a friend of Daniel Boone.

(Post), Martha Adams. 200, 201. Died age 52. w/o Joseph Adams. m/o 11 children including Ellis Adams, Bio 200, 201.

Potter, (g/n/u) 231, 232. f/o Sarah (Potter) Gritten. Served in the Black Hawk War.

Potter, Elijah 240, 241, 242 b.1787. d.1865/78. h/o Lana (Van Wormer) Potter. f/o 9 children, including son Joseph Potter, and daughter Eliza (Potter) Boyce. Wife Lana died in 1856; 1867, Elijah moved to Joseph's home. Elijah, a pioneer of Ohio and Illinois, was a veteran of the War of 1812.

(Potter), Eliza Boyce. 240, 241, 242. b. 1813 d/o Elijah Potter and Lana (Van Wormer) Potter. w/o Henry G. Boyce. m/o Mary Jane (Boyce) Fulton; Emily or "Emma" (Boyce); Sarah M. (Boyce); William Boyce, who died in the Civil War.

(Potter), Jane Boyce. 240, 241, 241. One of the three wives of Peter Boyce, but unknown if she was wife 1, 2, or 3. m/o Henry G. Boyce.

Potter, Joseph. 240, 241, 242. s/o Elijah Potter and Lana (Van Wormer) Potter. Mother Lana, died in 1856; beginning in 1867, father Elijah lived with Joseph.

(Potter), Sarah Gritten. 231, 232. d/o (g/n/u) Potter, who served in the Black Hawk War. First w/o Laban Gritten. m/o Orsmus Gritten; Charles Gritten; Edward Gritten; Thomas Gritten.

Potter, William. 240, 241, 242 h/o Elizabeth (Sherman) Potter. f/o 9 sons and 2 daughters, including Elijah Potter, with whom he lived after the death of William's wife, Elizabeth.

(Potts) Stacy Wikoff Wright. 291, 292. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) (g/n/u) Wikoff, f/o Thomas Wikoff; Ellen (Wikoff); James Wikoff. (Husband #2) Hugh Wright.

(Poulter), Ada P. 958, 959. d/o Thomas Poulter and Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter.

Poulter, Alvin T. 958, 959. s/o Thomas Poulter and Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter.

(Poulter), Amelia A. 958, 959. d/o Thomas Poulter and Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter.

(Poulter), Amelia Hurst. 1100, 1101. d/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. w/o N. E. Hurst. Residents of Missouri.

(Poulter), Belle Ambers. 1100, 1101. d/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. w/o William Ambers of Kansas Township.

Poulter, Claude. 1100, 1101. s/o Fillmore Poulter and Mary (Thomas) Poulter.

Poulter, Clyde. 1100, 1101. s/o Fillmore Poulter and Mary (Thomas) Poulter.

(Poulter), Eliza A. Pinnell. 1045, 1046, 1047. d/o John Poulter and Mary (Arturburn) Poulter. w/o (g/n/u) Pinnell. Eliza and sister Martha married into the Pinnell family. However, the given name of Eliza's husband was not included.

(Poulter), Eliza Jane Timmons Ward. 1100, 1101. d/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) William Timmons. (Husband #2) W. J. Ward, resident of Missouri. Poulter, Fillmore. 1100, 1101. s/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. h/o Mary (Thomas) Fillmore. f/o Claude Poulter; Clyde Poulter. Residents of Kansas Township.

Poulter, Forest R. 958, 959. s/o Thomas Poulter and Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter.

Poulter, Franklin. 1100, 1101. s/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. Franklin farmed 196 acres.

Poulter, Frederick H. 1045, 1046, 1047. s/o John H. Poulter and Martha (Burgess) Poulter. Frederick lived with his widowed mother and operated her 196 acre farm.

Poulter, George D. 1045, 1046, 1047. s/o John H. Poulter and Martha (Burgess) Poulter.

Poulter, George W. 1045, 1046, 1047. s/o John Poulter and Mary (Arturburn) Poulter.

Poulter, Harrison. Bio 1045, 1046, 1047. 952, 953. b. 1837. s/o John Poulter and Mary (Arturburn) Poulter. h/o Anna (Waite) Poulter. f/o John H. Poulter; Mary J. (Poulter) Lee; William E. Poulter, deceased; Lovina (Poulter) Stoddard, deceased. As a small boy, Harrison was placed on a horse, on top of a bag of corn or wheat, and he would go to the mill. See for story of man trying to be first. Harrison served in Company H, 79th Illinois Infantry under Col. Buckner. Harrison found Col. Buckner badly wounded with a shot through his body, got him to the hospital, and tended him in the hospital for 6 weeks. He owned 80 acres in Edgar County. (Google notes: Harrison was a Corporal. Colonel Alan Buckner was severely wounded.)

Poulter, Henry 958, 959. Deceased. s/o Thomas Poulter and Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter.

Poulter, John. 958. f/o William R. Poulter. Grandfather of Thomas Poulter. Buried beside son on old farm.

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

Poulter, John D. 1045, 1046, 1047. s/o John Poulter and Mary (Arturburn) Poulter.

Poulter, John H. 1045, 1046, 1047. s/o Harrison Poulter and Anna (Waite) Poulter. h/o Martha (Burgess) Poulter. f/o Frederick H. Poulter; George D. Poulter. Residents of Douglas County.

(Poulter), Lovina Stoddard. 1045, 1046, 1047. Deceased. d/o Harrison Poulter and Anna (Waite) Poulter. w/o William Stoddard. m/o Lilly (Stoddard); Bessie (Stoddard). The girls lived with grandfather Poulter.

(Poulter), Lucy Hurst. 1100, 1101. d/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. w/o Marion Hurst. Residents of Missouri.

Poulter, Lucy Wright. 1045, 1046, 1047. d/o John Poulter and Mary (Arturburn) Poulter. w/o (g/n/u) Wright.

Poulter, Marshall A. 958, 959. s/o Thomas Poulter and Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter.

(Poulter), Martha J. Pinnell. 952, 953. 1045, 1046, 1047. d/o John Poulter and Mary (Arturburn) Poulter. w/o William L. S. Pinnell. m/o 3 surviving sons, all of Kansas Township: Jacob E Pinnell; Willis O. Pinnell; Harrison F. Pinnell. Deceased, John H. who drowned at age 3; Emo (Pinnell) died at age 11: Leroy died at age 14. Martha's sister, Eliza, also married into the Pinnell family, but the given name of Eliza's husband was not included.

(Poulter), Martha Smith. 1100, 1101. d/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. w/o James Smith. Residents of Missouri.

(Poulter), Mary A. 958, 959. d/o Thomas Poulter and Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter.

(Poulter), Mary J. Lee. 1045, 1046, 1047. d/o Harrison Poulter and Anna (Waite) Poulter. w/o John T. Lee. m/o Anna May (Lee); Charles Clyde Lee. Residents of Westfield, Clark County, Illinois.

(Poulter), Mildred Clutters. 1100, 1101. d/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. w/o William Clutters. Residents of Bates County, Missouri.

(Poulter), Myrtle L. 958, 959. d/o Thomas Poulter and Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter.

(Poulter), Rosa Davis. 1100, 1101. d/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. w/o A. S. Davis of Bates County.

Poulter, Thomas. Residence 835. Bio 958, 959. b.1844. s/o William Poulter and Eliza A. (Doing) Poulter. h/o Mary F. (Pinnell) Poulter. f/o Henry G. Poulter, deceased; Alvin T. Poulter; Myrtle L. (Poulter); Forest R. Poulter; Marshall A. Poulter; Ada P. (Poulter); Amelia A. (Poulter); Mary A. (Poulter). Thomas served with Co. H. 59th Illinois Infantry as a Private from 1861 until September 1864, in many battles, no wounds, but many close calls. His father had given him 40 acres; he had sent his father $216 of his army pay for the purchase of land, and he increased his land to 250 acres.

Poulter, William E. 1045, 1046, 1047. Died at age 21. s/o Harrison Poulter and Anna (Waite) Poulter.

Poulter, William R. Bio 1100, 1101. 958, 959. b.1819. d.1877/58. s/o John Poulter. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Eliza A. (Doing) Poulter. m/o Thomas Poulter. (Wife #2) Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. m/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. William left Kentucky for a tract of wilderness land in Illinois. First wife, Eliza, became ill and William sold the farm to pay her doctor bills. William rented land after her death and eventually owned 195 acres.

Poulter, Walter Scott. 1100, 1101. s/o William R. Poulter and Rachel H. (Gibbons) Musgrave Poulter. h/o Nettie M. (Redmon) Poulter. Residents of Clark County.

(Pound), Alice Ross. 903, 904, 907. w/o Lewis C Ross. m/o 4 children. Lewis was a wealthy ranchman in Texas.

(Powell), (g/n/u) Hannah. 820, 821, 822. d/o Jeremiah Powell. w/o Captain A. A. Hannah.

Powell, A. B. 820, 821, 822. s/o Thomas M. Powell and Lucretia A. (Dill) Powell. A. B. served as the Quartermaster Sergeant of the 79th Illinois Infantry. He was the agent at Paris, Illinois, for the Indianapolis and St. Louis Railroad under Col. H. C Moore. Brother-in-law C. W. Powell, husband of A. B.'s sister Sue M. (Powell) Powell (correct), furnished railroad ties and lumber. See for career leading to President of the Gaslight Company.

Powell, C. W. 820, 821, 822. h/o Sue M. (Powell) Powell (correct). Furnished railroad tiles to brother-in-law A. B. Powell for the Indianapolis and St Louis Railroad. See for story of his presidency of Gaslight Company. C. W. was a distant cousin of Sue and A. B. 948, 949. He was a stock owner in the First National Bank of Paris, Illinois.

(Powell), Eleeta Cook. 516, 517. w/o Daniel L. Cook. m/o Alice (Cook).

Powell, George. 443, 444. 604. h/o Sarah J. (Guthrie) Powell. f/o Irving Powell; Mary (Powell); Hattie (Powell); Oscar Powell.

Powell, Harvey. 820, 821, 822. s/o Jeremiah Powell. Harvey contracted a disabling disease in the Union Army. He settled in Iowa.

(Powell), Hattie. 443, 444. d/o George Powell and Sarah J. (Guthrie) Powell.

Powell, Irving. 443, 444. s/o George Powell and Sarah J. (Guthrie) Powell.

Powell, Jeremiah. 820, 821, 822. d.1845, probably of malaria. Wife's name unknown. f/o 6 children: Mrs. (g/n/u) (Powell) Hannah, w/o Captain A. A. Hannah; Harvey Powell; Thomas M. Powell. Jeremiah, a gunsmith in Kentucky, came to Illinois in 1834, and farmed 100 acres.

Powell, Lon M. 820, 821, 822. s/o Z. E. Powell and C. Belle (Campbell) Powell.

(Powell), Mary. 443, 444. d/o George Powell and Sarah J. (Guthrie) Powell.

Powell, Oscar. 443, 444. s/o George Powell and Sarah J. (Guthrie) Powell.

(Powell), Sue M. Powell (correct). 820, 821, 822. d/o Thomas M. Powell and Lucretia A. (Dill) Powell. w/o C. W. Powell of Powell & Lord. C. W. was a distant cousin.

Powell, Thomas M. 820, 821, 822. b.1814. d.1874/60. s/o Jeremiah Powell. h/o Lucretia A. (Dill) Powell. f/o Z. E. Powell; A. B. Powell; Sue M. (Powell) Powell (correct). Thomas was 20 when he moved to Illinois in 1834. After his father died in 1845, Thomas moved to Paris, Illinois. He did teaming, and also worked on the farm of his father-in-law, Captain J. Abner Dill. Thomas helped organize the Christian Church in Paris, Illinois.

(Powell), Virginia Belle. 820, 821, 822. d/o Z. E. Powell and C. Belle (Campbell) Powell.

Powell, Z. E. Bio 820, 821, 822. b.1844. so Thomas M. Powell and Lucretia A. (Dill) Powell. h/o C. Belle (Campbell) Powell. f/o Zara Andrew Powell, died in infancy; Lon M. Powell; Virginia Belle (Powell). At 17, Z. E. worked at the Paris Beacon to learn the trade of a printer. He became President of Paris Gaslight and Coke Company.

Powers, Daniel B. 922, 923. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Maria (Reynolds) Powers. m/o 11 children, but only 3 survived: Jonathan Powers; John Powers; Levi R. Powers. Two survived to adulthood: Nancy (Powers) Minor; Ellen (Powers) Newman. Three times in one week, death took 6 children: George, Ira, David, Willing, Sarah, Anna. (Wife #2) Phoebe (m/n/u) Lumbreck Powers. Beginning in 1826, Daniel farmed and also ran a general merchandise business in Crawfordsville, Indiana. In 1828, he moved his family to 160 acres at Oakland in Coles County, Illinois. His land holdings grew to 500 acres. He was Township Supervisor of Oakland.

(Powers), Ellen Newman. 922, 923. Deceased. d/o Daniel B. Powers and Maria (Reynolds) Powers. w/o Jonathan Newman. Ellen died three months after their marriage.

Powers, John. 922, 923. s/o Daniel B. Powers and Maria (Reynolds) Powers. h/o Eliza (Hannah) Powers. John was a farmer near Oakland.

Powers, John D. 922, 923. s/o Levi R. Powers and Eliza (Clapp) Powers.

Powers, Jonathan. 922, 923. s/o Daniel B. Powers and Maria (Reynolds) Powers. Jonathan and his family lived in Hinesborough, Illinois.

Powers, Levi R. Bio 922, 923. b.1850. s/o Daniel B. Powers and Maria (Reynolds) Powers. h/o Eliza (Clapp) Powers. f/o 6 children, 4 survived: John D. Powers; Charles Powers, died in infancy; Maria J. (Powers); James R. Powers, died in infancy; Thomas G. Powers, Nancy E. (Powers). By 21, Levi had 160 acres in Shiloh Township, Edgar County, for livestock and fine fruit.

(Powers), Maria J. 922, 923. d/o Levi R. Powers and Eliza (Clapp) Powers.

(Powers), Nancy E. 922, 923. d/o Levi R. Powers and Eliza (Clapp) Powers.

(Powers), Nancy Minor. 922, 923. Deceased. d/o Daniel B. Powers and Maria (Reynolds) Powers. w/o Gideon Minor. m/o one child.

Powers, Thomas G. 922, 923. s/o Levi R. Powers and Eliza (Clapp) Powers.

Prather, James U. 403, 404, 407 Husband of Nancy (Miller) Prather. Relationship between James and Jonathan Prather unknown, although they married sisters Tabitha and Nancy (Miller).

Prather, Jonathan. 403, 404, 407 Second husband of Tabitha (Miller) Tomlinson Prather. Relationship between Jonathan and James U. Prather unknown, although they married sisters Tabitha and Nancy.

Pratt, Charles H. 726, 727. s/o Thomas Pratt and Nancy (Scott) Pratt.

(Pratt), Esther N. 726, 727. d/o Thomas Pratt and second wife, Mary E. (Clayton) Pratt.

Pratt, H. A. 707, 708. h/o Eliza (Shaw) Pratt. H. A. was a barber.

Pratt, Henry C. 726, 727. s/o Thomas Pratt and first wife Nancy (Scott) Pratt.

Pratt, Jonathan. 726, 727. First husband of Nancy (Stevens) Pratt McCarty, whom he met and married in Danville. f/o two children, including Thomas Pratt. Jonathan enlisted in the Rangers; after the Black Hawk War he died of cholera, within 6 days of discharge.

Pratt, Jonathan. 726, 727. s/o Thomas Pratt and first wife Nancy (Scott) Pratt. h/o Agnes (Cherington) Pratt.

(Pratt), Laura Clayton. 726, 727. d/o Thomas Pratt and first wife Nancy (Scott) Pratt. w/o J. B. Clayton. Note: No connection indicated between husband J. B. Clayton, and Laura's stepmother, Mary E. (Clayton) Pratt.

Pratt, Lewis. 726, 727. s/o Thomas Pratt and Nancy (Scott) Pratt.

(Pratt), Margaret Thompson. 726, 727. d/o Thomas Pratt and Nancy (Scott) Pratt. w/o Wesley Thompson.

(Pratt), Martha Rice, 710, 711, 712. w/o William J. Rice. m/o Carl Rice.

(Pratt), Mary Sandusky. 493, 494, 495. w/o Henry C. Sandusky. m/o Floyd Sandusky; Annie (Sandusky).

(Pratt), Mary E. Sandusky. 726, 727. d/o Thomas Pratt and Nancy (Scott) Pratt. w/o Clay Sandusky.

Pratt, Thomas. Bio 726, 727. b.1831 in Vermilion County. s/o Jonathan Pratt and Nancy (Stevens) Pratt McCarty. Husband of two women. (Wife #1) Nancy (Scott) Pratt. d.1870. m/o Laura (Pratt) Clayton; Jonathan Pratt; Margaret (Pratt) Thompson; Vista (Pratt) Hutsonpillar; Henry C. Pratt; Mary E. (Pratt) Sandusky; Charles H. Pratt; Lewis Pratt. (Wife #2) Mary E. (Clayton) Pratt. m/o Esther N. (Pratt); Thomas C. Pratt. In 1880, Thomas bought the old Sandusky homestead of 210 acres and an additional 73 acres. A farmer and stock grower, he shipped and bought grain and stock.

Pratt, Thomas C. 726, 727. s/o Thomas Pratt and second wife, Mary E. (Clayton) Pratt.

(Pratt), Vista Hutsonpillar. 726, 727. d/o Thomas Pratt and Nancy (Scott) Pratt. w/o M. D. Hutsonpillar.

Preston, S. H. 776, 777, 778. h/o Laura (Lycan) Preston.

Prevo, (g/n/u) 307, 309. f/o 6 children including Hester E. (Prevo) Yerkes.

Prevo, Alexander 430, 431, 432. h/o Hanna (m/n/u) Prevo. f/o Elizabeth (Prevo) Babb.

(Prevo), Elizabeth Babb. 430, 431, 432. b.1804 d.1872/67. Second wife of Levi Babb. m/o Ira Babb; Hannie (Babb); Allie (Babb) Hottel.

(Prevo), Hester E, Yerkes, 307, 308, 309 b.1839. d.1877/38. Sixth child of (g/n/u) Prevo. First w/o Hiram Yerkes. m/o 6 children: Spencer G. Yerkes; Alice M. (Yerkes) Price; Ella May (Yerkes); Anna L.. (Yerkes); Susie (Yerkes); Hattie (Yerkes).

Pribble, Abe. 552, 555. h/o Mary (Woodyard) Pribble.

Price, (g/n/u). 317, 318. f/o Robert Price. He and his wife were from Wales and England.

(Price), Alice N. Duncan. 317, 318. d/o William H. Price and Mary A. (Cazatt) Price. w/o Berry Duncan. m/o Lola Duncan.

Price, Charles. 307, 308, 309. h/o Alice M. (Yerkes) Price.

Price, Charles R. 317, 318. s/o William H. Price and Mary A. (Cazatt) Price. h/o Della (Hatfield) Price. f/o Everett Lloyd Price.

(Price), Drusilla Dalay. 317, 318. d/o Robert Price and Nancy (Howard) Price. w/o Joseph Dalay. m/o Nancy (Dalay) Claypole.

(Price), Emily M. Howard. 262, 265. 317, 318. d/o William H. Price and Mary A (Cazatt) Price. w/o Guy C. Howard.

Price, Everett Lloyd. 318. s/o Charles R. Price and Della (Hatfield) Price.

(Price), Frances Goings. 402, 403. b. 1838. d/o John Price. At age 16, married Isaac Goings. Adopted Lizzie (Doss/ Goings) Burroughs.

Price, Frank. 317, 318. s/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

Price, George. 317, 318. s/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

(Price), Jeanette Thomas. 679, 680. w/o John Thomas. Jeanette married and died in Wales. m/o John Thomas; Mary Ann (Thomas).

(Price), Jerusha Adams. 317, 318. d/o Robert Price and Nancy (Howard) Price. w/o Franklin Adams. m/o John L. Adams; William Adams; Samuel Adams.

(Price) Jerusha J. Helmick. 317, 318. d/o William H. Price and Mary A. (Cazatt) Price. Niece of Jerusha (Price) Adams. w/o Henry J. Helmick. m/o Charles Helmick; William Helmick.

Price, John. 402, 403. f/o Frances (Price) Goings.

(Price), Josephine Rice. 710, 711, 712. w/o Edward A. Rice. m/o Charles Rice; Mary E. (Rice); Walter Rice.

(Price), Laura Smith. 461, 462. Deceased. w/o James Everett Smith. m/o 3 boys.

(Price), Lizzie Baldwin. 209. w/o J. Henry Baldwin. m/o 6 children.

(Price), Lizzie Neville. 423, 424. 429. w/o Norbourn Neville.

Price, Lloyd. 317, 318. s/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

Price, Lloyd H. 317, 318. s/o Robert Price and Nancy (Howard) Price. h/o Minerva (Howard) Price. f/o 9: William Price; Robert Price; Thomas Price; Sarah (Price); Nancy (Price); Frank Price; Lloyd Price; May (Price); George Price. Note: Lloyd's mother and his wife were Howards.

Price, Lloyd H. 317, 318. s/o William H. Price and Mary A. (Cazatt) Price. Nephew of Lloyd H. Price 317. h/o Mary J. (Snyder) Price.

(Price), Martha Fletcher 521, 522. w/o John W. Fletcher. m/o Mary (Fletcher); Minnie (Fletcher); Amanda (Fletcher); Oliver Fletcher; Lennie Fletcher; Grace (Fletcher); William Fletcher; Irene (Fletcher).

(Price), May. 317, 318. d/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

(Price), Nancy. 317, 318. d/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

Price, Robert. 317, 318. b.1788 d.1850/62. Of Welsh and English ancestry. h/o Nancy (Howard) Price. f/o William H. Price, the only child who survived. Deceased children: Lloyd H. Price; Drusilla (Price) Dalay; Jerusha (Price) Adams;

Price, Robert. 317, 318. s/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

(Price), Sarah. 317, 318. d/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

Price, Thomas. 317, 318. s/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

Price, William. 317, 318. s/o Lloyd H. Price and Minerva (Howard) Price.

Price, William H. Property 316. Bio 317, 318. b. 1827. s/o Robert Price and Nancy (Howard) Price. h/o Mary A (Cazatt) Price. f/o Jerusha J. (Price) Helmick; Lloyd H. Price; Emily M. (Price) Howard, 262, 265; Charles R. Price; Alice N. (Price) Duncan; Emma B. (Price), deceased. William came to Illinois in 1830 at age 3. Beginning with 200 acres of government prairie land, his farm grew to over 700 acres. He raised stock, especially short horn cattle. He gave land to his children.

(Prickett), Dorothy Hoult. 1077, 1078. d/o Jacob Prickett. w/o Elisha Hoult. m/o 12 children, including 7th born Mathew Hoult. Note: 1077, 1078 is the first biography that includes Dorothy (Prickett) Hoult as the wife of Elisha, and the daughter of Jacob Prickett. Dorothy is quite possibly either the daughter or granddaughter of the famous Jacob Prickett and Dorothy (Springer) Prickett of Prickett's Fort in West Virginia, now a state park.

(Prickett), Elizabeth Wyatt. 997, 998. d.1877. w/o Col. William Wyatt. m/o Shelby Wyatt; Jacob Wyatt, deceased; Elizabeth (Wyatt) Austin, deceased; Zachariah Wyatt; Catherine (Wyatt); William Wyatt, Bio 997, 998; James Wyatt, Bio 995, 996; Casandra (Wyatt); Ely Wyatt; Ananias Wyatt; John Wyatt, deceased; Augustus Wyatt; Polly (Wyatt), deceased. In her later years, Elizabeth resided with daughter Elizabeth (Wyatt) Austin.

Prickett, Jacob. 1077, 1078. f/o Dorothy (Prickett) Hoult. 1077, 1078 includes Dorothy (Prickett) Hoult as the wife of Elisha, and the daughter of Jacob Prickett. The name of Jacob's wife was not included. However, Dorothy is quite possibly either the daughter or granddaughter of the famous Jacob Prickett and Dorothy (Springer) Prickett of Prickett's Fort in West Virginia, now a state park.

Priest, John. 487, 488, 489. h/o Mary A. (Mercer) Priest. f/o Minerva (Priest) Brewer. John was a descendant of King Phillip 3rd. John and Mary were married in 1801.

(Priest), Margaret Sizemore. 1053, 1054. w/o Martin Sizemore. m/o Nettie (Sizemore) Jeter.

(Priest), Minerva Brewer. 487, 488, 489. d/o John Priest and Mary A. (Mercer) Priest. w/o John Brewer. m/o Maggie S. (Brewer) Canaday.

(Pritchard, Nancy Rush. 919, 920. d.1844. w/o William Rush. m/o Harriet A. (Rush) Milliken. Nancy and William died leaving daughter Harriet an orphan at age 3. William's brother, Allen Rush, raised Harriet.

(Prong), Christina Dalby. 689, 690, 691, 692. b.1776. First wife of Aaron Dalby. m/o 5 children including Jane Dalby) Dougherty.

Pross, Peter. 991. From Prussia, A Union soldier, he died of measles.

Pugh, (g/n/u). 525, 526. f/o Joseph Pugh. Born in Scotland, Joseph's father went to England, and then to North Carolina. Siding with the Colonists, Mr. Pugh fought and died in the Revolutionary War.

(Pugh) Ada. 540, 541, 542. d/o John J. Pugh and Emily (Dillon) Pugh.

Pugh, Alexander. 525, 526. s/o Enoch Pugh and first wife Charlotte (Martindale) Pugh.

(Pugh), Bertha. 540, 541, 542. d/o John J. Pugh and Emily (Dillon) Pugh.

(Pugh), Celinda Armantrout. 195, 196. b.1833 d/o George Pugh and Elizabeth (Anderson) Pugh. w/o Hiram Armantrout. m/o Harmon Armantrout; Scott Armantrout; Celia M. (Armantrout) Phillips; Drusilla (Armantrout); Carrie (Armantrout); Ida (Armantrout).

Pugh, Charles. 540, 541, 542. s/o John J. Pugh and Emily (Dillon) Pugh.

(Pugh), Charlotte. 525, 526. d/o Enoch Pugh and second wife Susan (Smith) Pugh.

(Pugh), Clarinda. 525, 526. d/o Enoch Pugh and first wife Charlotte (Martindale) Pugh.

(Pugh), Dolly. 540, 541, 542. d/o Granville Pugh and Lydia (Thompson) Pugh.

(Pugh), Dorcas A. 525, 526. d/o Enoch Pugh and first wife Charlotte (Martindale) Pugh

Pugh, Edwin. 540, 541, 542. Died before 1889. s/o John Pugh and Jana (Gamble) Pugh.

(Pugh), Ella. 540, 541, 542. d/o John J. Pugh and Emily (Dillon) Pugh.

(Pugh), Elizabeth J. Howard 525, 526. d/o Martin Pugh and Catherine (Baum) Pugh. w/o Thomas Howard. They lived at the Pugh homestead.

Pugh, Enoch. 525, 526. b.1810. d.1860/50. s/o Joseph Pugh. Husband of two women. (Wife #1) Charlotte (Martindale) Pugh. m/o Martin Pugh, Biography 525, 526; Dorcas A. (Pugh); Jacob Pugh; Alexander Pugh; Jane (Pugh); Thomas Jefferson Pugh; Clarinda (Pugh). (Wife #2) Susan (Smith) Pugh. m/o Charlotte (Pugh); Joel Pugh; John Pugh; Mary (Pugh). Enoch's 160 acres were in Indiana.

Pugh, Ezra K. 540, 541, 542. s/o Granville Pugh and Lydia (Thompson) Pugh. h/o Lilly (Thompson) Pugh. f/o Roscoe Pugh; May (Pugh).

Pugh, George. 195,196. b.1798. d.1864/70. h/o Elizabeth (Anderson) Pugh. f/o a large family including Celinda (Pugh) Armantrout. From Pennsylvania, George moved to Indiana.

(Pugh), Grace. 540, 541, 542. d/o John J. Pugh and Emily (Dillon) Pugh.

Pugh, Granville. Bio 540, 541, 542. b.1824. s/o John Pugh and Jana (Gamble) Pugh. h/o Lydia (Thompson) Pugh. f/o John J. Pugh; Ezra K. Pugh; Paris J. Pugh; Isaac M. Pugh; Monroe Pugh; Howard Pugh; Jane E. (Pugh); Dolly (Pugh). The John Pugh family arrived in Vermilion County in 1830, when Granville was 6 years old. Granville was a spelling champ in 1848, out-spelling the large school at Ridge Farm. (Note: Since Granville was 24, he may have challenged the students as he was surely too old to be a student himself.) Granville later owned his father's 350 acre farm, where he raised graded Short-horn cattle and Poland-China swine. He was a School Director for 40 years, and a Justice of the Peace. See father John Pugh for practical joke of 1832.

(Pugh), Hannah Kendall. 540, 541, 542. d/o John Pugh and Jana (Gamble) Pugh.

(Pugh), Helen 525, 526. d/o Martin Pugh and Catherine (Baum) Pugh.

Pugh, Howard. 540, 541, 542. s/o Granville Pugh and Lydia (Thompson) Pugh.

Pugh, Howard. 540, 541, 542. s/o John J. Pugh and Emily (Dillon) Pugh.

Pugh, Isaac M. 540, 541, 542. s/o Granville Pugh and Lydia (Thompson) Pugh.

Pugh, Jacob. 525, 526. s/o Enoch Pugh and first wife Charlotte (Martindale) Pugh

(Pugh), Jane. 525, 526. d/o Enoch Pugh and first wife Charlotte (Martindale) Pugh.

(Pugh), Jane E. 540, 541, 542. d/o Granville Pugh and Lydia (Thompson) Pugh.

(Pugh), Jennie Vale. 862, 863. w/o Edmond L. Vale. m/o Nellie (Vale). Residents of Iowa.

Pugh, Joel. 525, 526. s/o Enoch Pugh and second wife Susan (Smith) Pugh.

Pugh, John. 525, 526. s/o Enoch Pugh and Susan (Smith) Pugh.

Pugh, John. 540, 541, 542. Died 1847. h/o Jana (Gamble) Pugh. f/o Edwin Pugh, deceased; Granville Pugh; Hannah (Pugh) Kendall. John moved from Pennsylvania to Ohio in 1823, then moved to Vermilion County in 1830. In 1832 during the Black Hawk War, Isaac Mardick was a neighbor on the same section as the 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.

Pugh, John J. 540, 541, 542. 737, 738. s/o Granville Pugh and Lydia (Thompson) Pugh. h/o Emily (Dillon) Pugh. f/o Grace (Pugh); Ada (Pugh); Bertha (Pugh); Charles Pugh; Ella (Pugh); Howard Pugh.

Pugh, Joseph. 525, 526. s/o (g/n/u) Pugh. Joseph was born in North Carolina. f/o Enoch Pugh.

(Pugh), Lulu. 525, 526. d/o Martin Pugh and Catherine (Baum) Pugh.

Pugh, Martin. Home 524, Bio 525, 526. b.1831. s/o Enoch Pugh and first wife Charlotte (Martindale) Pugh. h/o Catherine (Baum) Pugh. f/o Elizabeth J. (Pugh) Howard; Charles Pugh who died at 1 year; Wilmetta (Pugh) Rowand; Maude (Pugh); Lulu (Pugh); Helen (Pugh). Martin was already farming at age 11, but barely able to reach the handles of a plow. He attended subscription schools. He worked for $13 per month on a farm, then rented land. In 1859, he married Catherine. He built his home in 1881.

(Pugh), Mary. 525, 526. d/o Enoch Pugh and second wife Susan (Smith) Pugh.

(Pugh), Mary A. 540, 541, 542. d/o Paris J. Pugh and Lucy (Hiberly) Pugh.

(Pugh), Maude, 525, 526. d/o Martin Pugh and Catherine (Baum) Pugh.

(Pugh), May. 540, 541, 542. d/o Ezra K. Pugh and Lilly (Thompson) Pugh.

Pugh, Monroe, 540, 541, 542. s/o Granville Pugh and Lydia (Thompson) Pugh.

Pugh, Paris J. 540, 541, 542. s/o Granville Pugh and Lydia (Thompson) Pugh. h/o Lucy (Hiberly) Pugh. f/o Mary A. (Pugh). Paris and his family occupied part of the homestead.

Pugh, Roscoe E. 540, 541, 542. s/o Ezra K. Pugh and Lilly (Thompson) Pugh.

Pugh, Thomas Jefferson, 525, 526. s/o Enoch Pugh and first wife Charlotte (Martindale) Pugh.

(Pugh), Wilmetta Rowand, 525, 526. d/o Martin Pugh and Catherine (Baum) Pugh. w/o Gust Rowand. m/o Dale Rowand.

(Pugh), Winnie, 525, 526. d/o Martin Pugh and Catherine (Baum) Pugh.

Pullers, Bernard. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Purdon, Luke. 900, 901. First husband of Dorinda (m/n/u) Purdon Newlon.

Purdum, Benjamin. 686, 689. f/o Ella E. (Purdum) Downs.

(Purdum), Ella E. Downs. 686, 689. d/o Benjamin Purdum. w/o William H. Downs. m/o Maude (Downs); Bertie Downs; Cassius Downs. In 1888, the Downs family moved from Elwood Township to Ridge Farm and bought the old "Southern Hotel," refitted and restored it. The hotel became very successful. William also purchased a livery business that prospered.

Putnam, John. 723, Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Puzey, Francis E. 760, 761. s/o Henry Puzey and Hannah (Rymer) Puzey.

Puzey, Henry. 760, 761. Brother of Joseph Puzey. Henry owned a dry goods store in London. He employed his nephew, Henry Puzey, as an apprentice.

Puzey, Henry. Bio 760, 761. Born 1826 in England. s/o Joseph Puzey and Beatrice (Blanche) Puzey. h/o Hannah (Rymer) Puzey. f/o Joseph Puzey; James R. Puzey; Thomas Puzey; Francis E. Puzey; Henry Puzey. Henry was well educated in private schools and Episcopal schools in England. He was apprenticed to his Uncle Henry Puzey in the dry goods business. In 1850, Henry traveled to America, came to Vermilion County, and bought 40 acres. After 7 years he returned to England. Eighteen months later, in 1958, he returned to America with his bride whom he had married in 1857. "Through the intelligent use of his opportunities and enhanced by an endowment from his wife's estate, Mr. Puzey has prospered and become independent, financially speaking." Henry owned 340 acres plus a quarter section that was rented to tenants.

Puzey, Henry. 760, 761. s/o Henry Puzey and Hannah (Rymer) Puzey.

Puzey, James R. 760, 761. s/o Henry Puzey and Hannah (Rymer) Puzey.

Puzey, Joseph. 760, 761. Died age 70 in England. h/o Beatrice (Blanche) Puzey. f/o Henry Puzey, Bio 760, 761. Brother of Henry Puzey. Joseph was a prominent English farmer. Puzey, Joseph. 760, 761. s/o Henry Puzey and Hannah (Rymer) Puzey.

Puzey, Thomas. 760, 761. s/o Henry Puzey and Hannah (Rymer) Puzey.

(Puzy), Sophia Church. 304, 307. w/o Henry Church. Born in England, came to America in 1850. m/o 7 with Sarah (Church) Lloyd being the youngest. Lived in Catlin Township.

Pyle, (g/n/u). 862, 863. h/o Louisa (Vale) Pyle of Iowa.

Pyle, Wesley. 750, 751. h/o Olive (Morgan) Pyle. Residents of Indiana.

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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