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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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Radymaker, Henry. 291, 292. h/o Fannie (Wright) Radymaker.

(Raffet), Rachel Eaton. 667, 668. w/o David Eaton. m/o 7 children. Residents of Sidell.

(Rainey), Jane Newkirk. 614, 615. Died age 42. w/o Tunis Newkirk. m/o Isaac J. Newkirk; Elizah (Newkirk); Sarah A. (Newkirk), deceased; John R. Newkirk; Rhoda A. (Newkirk); Carolina O. (Newkirk), deceased; William Newkirk.

Ralston, Dr J. W. 537, 538. 566, 567. h/o Permelia (Dickson) Ralston. James McMellan worked a year for Dr. Ralston when James first came west. Later, James was Harvey Sodowsky's right hand man for 10 years. Note: Spelled "Rawlston" on 593, 594, 595.

(Ramsey), Nancy Clingan. 475, 476. d.1851. w/o William Clingan. m/o William Clingan; James Sylvester Clingan; John Clingan; Robert Clingan; Joshua Clingan; Mason Clingan; Sarah (Clingan) George Clingan. William and his family came to Vermilion County in 1845, and he died two years later in 1847. Nancy survived William by only 4 years.

Ramsey, Thomas. 1066, 1067. 712. h/o Margret or Maggie (Crimmins) Ramsey. f/o 3 children. Thomas was a prosperous farmer in Carroll Township.

Randal, Ed. 547. Ed and Joe Agey hired Jacob Fultz to drive a team from Springfield, Illinois, to Kansas, shortly before the Civil War.

(Randall), Cornelia Ann Forbes. 662, 663. w/o Alex Forbes. m/o 10 children, 5 living: Medwin Forbes; George Forbes; Hiram Forbes; Marietta (Forbes); Charles Forbes, Bio 662, 663.

Randall, Harland. 1068, 1069, 1070. h/o Lillian (Jones) Randall. f/o 3 children. Harland was a railroad engineer.

Randlett, R. A. 810, 811, 812. h/o Jane T. (Palmer) Randlett. R. A. was a railroad employee in Topeka.

Randolph, F. A. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Rankin), Sarah A. Montgomery. 750, 751. w/o Rev. G. W. Montgomery. m/o John T. Montgomery; Mack A. Montgomery; Mary E. (Montgomery); George W. Montgomery; Samuel T. Montgomery; Laura M. (Montgomery); U. Lincoln Montgomery; Lulu S. (Montgomery) Morgan. Carrie M. (Morgan), twin of Donald R. Morgan; Finis E. Morgan; Rosa (Morgan), died as infant.

Ranney, John. 812, 813, 814. 579, 580. s/o William Ranney and Sarah (Weaver) Culbertson Ranney. John went to Iowa, married at 20, and soon died. 579, 580 lists the Culbertsons as "Cuthbertson," the Ranneys as "Raney."

(Ranney), Sarah "Sallie" E. Matkins. 812, 813, 814. 579, 580. d/o William Ranney and Sarah (Weaver) Culbertson Ranney. w/o Theodore Matkins. m/o Jessie (Matkins); Susan (Matkins). Sallie's father died in the Mexican War, and her mother died in 1852. She was raised with by her half sister, Amanda (Culbertson) Grace. Sarah met Theodore at their school. *Note: 579, 580 lists the Culbertsons as "Cuthbertson," the Ranneys as "Raney", and the Matkins as "Matkin."

Ranney, Thomas. 812, 813, 814. 579, 580. s/o William Ranney and Sarah (Weaver) Culbertson Ranney. Thomas served under Col. Van Sellars in the Civil War. He died in New Orleans after the war, before going home. *Note: 579, 580 lists the Culbertsons as "Cuthbertson," the Ranneys as "Raney

Ranney, William. 812, 813, 814. 579, 580. Second husband of Sarah (Weaver) Culbertson Ranney. f/o John Ranney, deceased; Thomas Raney, deceased; Sarah "Sallie" E. (Ranney) Matkins. William fought and died in the Mexican War. 579, 580 lists the Culbertsons as "Cuthbertson," the Ranneys as "Raney", and the Matkins as "Matkin."

(Ransom), Ada B Sidell. 251, 252. 255. Second wife of Hon. John Sidell. m/o Jennie H. (Sidell) Southwick; Joseph John Sidell; Luella Blanche (Sidell) Hastings. Ada was Canadian, orphaned at a young age; she became a teacher.

(Rawlings), Bertha Jones. 373, 374. d/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings. w/o Austin Jones. m/o 1

(Rawlings), Christina Stark. 373, 374. b. 1855. d/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings. w/o Samuel Stark. m/o Callie (Stark) deceased; Mary Alice (Stark); Forest E. Stark. In 1885, Samuel purchased the Cleveland Hotel; Christina assumed charge of the hotel, with great success. The hotel was updated and expanded.

(Rawlings), Dora. 373, 374. d/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings. Dora was a saleslady.

(Rawlings), Fanny M. 373, 374. d/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings.

Rawlings, James W. H. H. (correct) 373, 374 s/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings. h/o Ida (Patterson) Rawlings. f/o 1. James was a carpenter and builder.

Rawlings, John F. 373, 374 s/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings. John was a farmer.

(Rawlings), Nancy Jackson. 373, 374 d/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings. w/o J. P. Jackson. m/o 2.

Rawlings, Sampson B. 373, 374. h/o Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings. f/o Nancy (Rawlings) Jackson; Christina (Rawlings) Stark; James W. H. H. (correct) Rawlings; Zarilla (Rawlings) Baum; Bertha (Rawlings) Jones; Sarah J. (Rawlings); John F. Rawlings; Dora (Rawlings); Fanny M. (Rawlings). Sampson farmed, helped at the Hall House, sold boots and shoes, and operated a general merchandise company until a fire caused a loss of $8,000; he later became a traveling salesman. 374, name misspelled as "Rawlins."

(Rawlings), Sarah J. 373, 374. d/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings.

(Rawlings), Susan Robertson. 711 w/o William J. Robertson. m/o Eliza Jane (Robertson) Moore Rice.

(Rawlings), Zarilda Baum 373, 374. d/o Sampson B. Rawlings and Elizabeth (Sanford) Rawlings. w/o George B. Baum. m/o 2.

Rawlston, Dr. J. W. See Ralston, Dr. J. W.

Ray, Belle White. 823, 824. Widow of Henry White. m/o Frank White; Bess (White); Paul White.

(Ray), Emma. 268, 269, 270. w/o Lewis S. Peterson.

(Ray), Margaret Kerrick. 897. d/o Martin Ray. First wife of John B Kerrick. Margaret died in 1857, only 11 months after their 1857 marriage.

Ray, Martin. 897. f/o Margaret (Ray) Kerrick.

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

Ray, William. 221, 222. h/o Rebecca M. (Boggess) Ray.

Rayburn, J. G. 354, 357. Second husband of Evarilla (Hobson) Williams Rayburn.

Rea, John. 970, 971. f/o Martha (Rea) Ringland.

(Rea), Martha Ringland. 970, 971. d/o John Rea. w/o George Ringland, M.D. m/o 6 children, 4 survived: William F. Ringland; Ray C. Ringland; Mary (Ringland); Margaret (Ringland). Deceased: Hannah Ringland, died age 17; John T. Ringland, died age 16.

Rector, (g/n/u) 566, 567. f/o Rachel (Rector) McMellan. When grandson James McMellan was in danger, his father being pressed into the Confederate Army, James lived with his Grandfather Rector in East Tennessee.

(Rector), Rachel McMellan. 566, 567. Died at age 40. d/o (g/n/u) Rector. First wife of John D. McMellan. m/o James McMellan and John McMellan. When the eldest son, James McMellan, was in danger, his father being pressed into the Confederate Army, James lived with his Grandfather Rector in East Tennessee.

(Redden), Ada Lee. 211, 212. w/o Clarence Lee. Residents of Butler Township.

Redlinger, N. D. 654, 655. h/o Emma (Baker) Redlinger.

(Redmond), Mamie Hanks. 911, 912. w/o Emanuel Hanks. m/o one child. Residents of Kansas Township.

(Redmon), Nettie M. 1100, 1101. w/o Walter Scott Poulter. Residents of Clark County.

Reece, (g/n/u) 536, 536. h/o Rebecca (Hester) Reece.

Reed, Albert. 1108, 1109, 1110. s/o William H. Reed and Nancy J. (Green) Reed.

(Reed), Alice M. 1108, 1109, 1110. d/o William H. Reed and Nancy J. (Green) Reed.

Reed, Andrew. 1108, 1109, 1110. s/o Jacob Reed and Elizabeth (Smith) Reed. Brother of Michael F. Reed.

Reed, Benjamin F. 464, 465, 466. Died 1855. First husband of Leonora (Hall) Reed Gurley.

Reed, Benjamin L. 1108, 1109, 1110. s/o William H. Reed and Nancy J. (Green) Reed.

(Reed), Catherine Bell. 1039, 1040, 1041. w/o Ira M. Blair. m/o 3 children. Ira was a farmer.

(Reed), Emma Frazier. 704, 705, 706. w/o DeWitt C. Frazier.

Reed, George. 903, 904, 907. First husband of Mary (Ritter) Reed Ross. f/o Laurence Reed; George Washington Reed; Martin Reed.

Reed, George Washington. 903, 904, 907. s/o George Reed and Mary (Ritter) Reed Ross. h/o Asenath (Ross) Reed. f/o 4 children. Residents of Kansas. Brothers Lawrence and George Reed married sisters Elizabeth and Asenath (Ross) Reed. The mother of George and Lawrence later married the father of the Ross girls.

Reed, H. Lawrence. 903, 904, 907. s/o George Reed and Mary (Ritter) Reed Ross. h/o Elizabeth (Ross) Reed, deceased. f/o 4 children who made their home with William Ross, their grandfather, when their mother died. Brothers Lawrence and Ge

orge Reed married sisters Elizabeth and Asenath (Ross) Reed. The mother of George and Lawrence later married the father of the Ross girls.

(Reed), Ida Dicken. 1006, 1007. w/o Melvin S. Dicken. Residents of Prairie Township.

Reed, Jacob. 1108, 1109, 1110. h/o Elizabeth (Smith) Reed. f/o 6 children, two living: Michael F. Reed; Andrew Reed. Jacob and his family arrived in Indiana in 1832.

Reed, James H. 1108, 1109, 1110. s/o William H. Reed and Nancy J. (Green) Read.

(Reed), Lavinia Lytle. 433, 434. b.1816. d.1889/73. w/o John Lytle. m/o Catherine (Lytle) Speedy; Robert J. Lytle; John P. Lytle; James R. Lytle; S. Jennie (Lytle); Mattie A. (Lytle) Brady.

(Reed), Ida May Bacon. 933, 934, 937. b.1860. w/o Hon. George E. Bacon. m/o Paul Breese Bacon; Ruth (Bacon).

Reed, Lewis. 907, 908. h/o Belle (Bennefiel Reed. Lewis was a druggist at Centralia, Illinois.

Reed, Martin. 903, 904, 907. s/o George Reed and Mary (Ritter) Reed Ross. Martin lived in Texas.

(Reed), Mary P. Cannon. 225, 226. w/o Hon. Joseph G. Cannon. m/o Helen (Cannon); Mabel (Cannon).

Reed, Michael F. 1108, 1109, 1110. b.1818, d. 1884/66. s/o Jacob Reed and Elizabeth (Smith) Reed. Brother of Andrew Reed. h/o Eliza A. (Engle) Reed. f/o 12 children, 9 living including 4th born William H. Reed. Michael arrived in Vermilion County, Indiana with his parents in 1832, age 14. They occupied a log cabin. The nearest market was at Clinton, Indiana. Michael was a devoted church worker. He left 700 acres to his family when he died.

Reed, O. O. 933, 934, 937. h/o Mollie M. (Mitchell) Reed. f/o Ida May (Reed) Bacon. Mr. Reed was a photographer.

Reed, Verner I. 1108, 1109, 1110. s/o William H. Reed and Nancy J. (Green) Read.

Reed, William H. Bio 1108, 1109, 1110. s/o Michael F. Reed and Eliza A. (Engle) Reed. h/o Nancy J. (Green) Reed. f/o 9 children, 5 living: Alice M. (Reed); James H. Reed; Albert Reed; Verner I. Reed; Benjamin L. Reed. Deceased: Chloe A., Nancy E. , Irena A., Melvin. William served with Company C, 150th Illinois Infantry from February 1865 to January 1866, chiefly doing garrison duty. A tireless church worker, William helped organize and build several churches. On his 160 acres in Bruellet Township, he specialized in cattle and swine. His sorghum factory manufactured 1,000 to 1,800 gallons per year.

(Reeder), Debbie Lytle. 433, 434. w/o John P. Lytle.

Rees, Bertram. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees.

(Rees), Charity. 604, 605, 606. d/o William Rees, Jr., and Susanna (Jones) Rees.

Rees, David. 604, 605, 606. s/o Thomas Rees and Mary (Bowen) Rees.

(Rees), Deborah. 604, 605, 606. d/o William Rees, Jr., and Susanna (Jones) Rees. Rees, James. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees, Sr., and Charity (Dillon) Rees.

Rees, James. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees, Jr., and Susanna (Jones) Rees.

(Rees), Jane. 604, 605, 606. d/o William Rees, Jr., and Susanna (Jones) Rees.

Rees, John. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees, Sr., and Charity (Dillon) Rees.

Rees, John. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees, Jr., and Susanna (Jones) Rees.

Rees, Levi. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees. h/o Rebecca A. (Parker) Rees. Levi was the Pastor of the Friends Church in Indianapolis.

(Rees), Margaret 604, 605, 606. d/o William Rees, Sr., and Charity (Dillon) Rees.

(Rees), Martha J. Haworth. 604, 605, 606. 510, 515. d/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees. w/o Seth Haworth, deceased. m/o 5 children, only survivor Anna L. (Haworth). Martha lived near her father. Note: sisters Martha and Sibyl Rees married men named Haworth, Seth and Zimri, but relationship unknown.

(Rees), Mary. 604, 605, 606. d/o William Rees, Sr., and Charity (Dillon) Rees.

(Rees), Mary Bales. 604, 605, 606. d/o William Rees, Jr., and Susanna (Jones) Rees. w/o (g/n/u) Bales.

(Rees), Mary Holliday. 604, 605, 606. 510, 515. d/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees. w/o Thomas Holliday. m/o Grace (Holliday); Alice (Holliday); Lizzie (Holliday)

Rees, Moses. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees, Sr., and Charity (Dillon) Rees.

Rees, Omar H. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees.

Rees, Perry O. 604, 605, 606. s/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees.

(Rees), Rachael. 604, 605, 606. d/o William Rees, Jr., and Susanna (Jones) Rees.

Rees, Robert. 604, 605, 606. s/o Thomas Rees and Mary (Bowen) Rees.

(Rees) Ruth Sperry. 207. b. 1819. w/o Erastus Sperry. m/o Arminda (Sperry) Goodwine.

(Rees), Sarah Cook. 604, 605, 606. 510, 515. d/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees. w/o Pleasant Cook. m/o Lewis Cook; Arthur Cook.

(Rees), Sibyl Haworth 604, 605, 606. 510, 515. d/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees. w/o Zimri L. Haworth. m/o Mary (Haworth); Albert C. Haworth. Note: sisters Martha and Sibyl Rees married men named Haworth, Seth and Zimri, but no relationship information included.

Rees, Solomon. 604, 605, 606. s/o Thomas Rees and Mary (Bowen) Rees.

Rees, Thomas. 604, 605, 606. Lived 105 years. h/o Mary (Bowen) Rees. Thomas and Mary were from Wales. f/o William M. Rees, Sr.; Robert Rees; Solomon Rees; David Rees. Shortly after their marriage, Thomas and Mary left Wales and came to America.

Rees, Thomas. 604, 605, 606. 623, 624. s/o William Rees 3rd and Rebecca (Hester) Rees. h/o Mary Florence (Elliott) Rees. f/o Lucille (Rees), deceased.

Rees, William, Sr. 604, 605, 606. s/o Thomas Rees and Mary (Bowen) Rees. h/o Charity (Dillon) Rees. f/o Moses Rees; William Rees, Jr.; James Rees; John Rees; Mary (Rees); Margaret (Rees); an unnamed daughter. William and his family left Virginia and moved to North Carolina in 1774. From their home, they could hear the gunfire of the battle near Guilford Court House in the Revolutionary War.

Rees, William, Jr. 604, 605, 606. b.1764. s/o William Rees, Sr., and Charity (Dillon) Rees. h/o Susanna (Jones) Rees. f/o Mary (Rees) Bales; Rachael (Rees); Charity (Rees); Deborah (Rees); John Rees; James Rees; Jane (Rees); William Rees, Bio 604, 605, 606. William remembered voting for Washington at his second election, and voting for both Presidents Adams.

Rees, William, 3rd. Bio. 604, 605, 606. b.1819. s/o William Rees, Jr., and Susanna (Jones) Rees. h/o Rebecca (Hester) Rees. f/o Levi Rees; Martha (Rees) Haworth; Mary (Rees) Holliday; Sarah (Rees) Cook; Thomas Rees; Sibyl (Rees) Haworth; Perry O. Rees; Omar H. Rees; Bertram Rees. In 1830, the year William came to Vermilion County, a two foot snow froze and killed nearly all deer and wolves. Times were difficult, grinding was frequently done on a horse-mill. William injured his knee on a horse-mill, which always bothered him. He farmed on his 92 acres. William was a Quaker.

Reese, (g/n/u). 496, 497. h/o Sarah (Mendenhall) Reese, deceased.

Reese, Fred. 486, 487. s/o George Reese and Ella (Manning) Reese.

Reese, George. 486, 487. h/o Ella (Manning) Reese. f/o Nellie (Reese); Fred Reese. George was a farmer.

(Reese), Nellie. 486, 487. d/o George Reese and Ella (Manning) Reese.

(Reese), Phoeba A. Turner. 327, 328. w/o Alva M. Turner. Phoeba died in 1889 of "apoplexy" (stroke).

(Reese), Susan Ross. 903, 904, 907. w/o William Ross. m/o 2 children.

Reese, Thomas C. 648, 649, 650. h/o Charity Jane (Mendenhall) Reese. The Reese family lived in Ridge Farm.

Reese, of Yerkes & Reese Meat Market 307.

Reid, Alex C. 634, 635. s/o Darius Boswell Reid and Sarah A. (Cowan) Reid. Alex was in charge of 40 acres of the home farm.

(Reid), Cynthia Henderson. 582, 583. d/o David Reid and Eleanor (Whitlock) Reid.

Reid, Darius Boswell. Bio 634, 635. b.1833. s/o Joseph C. Reid and second wife Rebecca (Montgomery) Reid. h/o Sarah A. (Cowan) Reid. f/o Mary L. (Reid) Campbell; Robert J. Reid; James F. Reid; Alex C. Reid; Luranah (Reid). Darius was 2 years old when he arrived in Illinois, He was tutored by his father, and also attended subscription school where he met his future wife. From 1855 to 1858 he worked for Pike Sprague. He was a carpenter, built homes, churches, etc. When father Joseph died, mother Rebecca, made her home with Darius. Darius was President of the Georgetown Village Board, and Supervisor of Georgetown Township.

Reid, David. 582, 583. d.1865. h/o Eleanor (Whitlock) Reid. f/o Lewis Allen Reid; Cynthia Henderson (Reid); Thomas Reid; Lance L. Reid; Laura Glick (Reid); Eliza Trimble (Reid); Rosa Campbell (Reid). David was a small boy when he came to from Ohio to Indiana in 1837. He moved to Vermilion County in 1848. Note: All of the daughters of David and Eleanor appear to have been given middle names ordinarily seen as names of husbands. However, no connection could be found.

(Reid), Eliza Trimble. 582, 583. d/o David Reid and Eleanor (Whitlock) Reid. Note: All of the daughters of David and Eleanor appear to have been given middle names ordinarily seen as names of husbands. However, no connection could be found.

(Reid), Elizabeth A. Trotter. 634, 635. Deceased. d/o Joseph C. Reid and second wife Rebecca (Montgomery) Reid. w/o Shirley Trotter. m/o 3 children.

Reid, James F. 634, 635. s/o Darius Boswell Reid and Sarah A. (Cowan) Reid. James was a mechanic and builder with P. E. Lane Bridge Company of Chicago, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Reid, Joseph C. 634, 635. b.1775. d.1852/77. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Susan (Lee) Reid. m/o Mary M. (Reid) Scott. (Wife #2) Rebecca (Montgomery) Reid. m/o Susan J. (Reid) Sprague; Elizabeth A. (Reid) Trotter; Sally F. (Reid) Robinson; Darius Boswell Reid, Bio 634, 635. Joseph was a talented singer and violinist, he taught school, was a shoemaker, and had a small farm. Joseph was an Ensign under General Harrison at Ft. Meigs in 1813. He came to Vermilion County in 1850 and acquired 120 acres as a war claim, but died two years later. After husband Joseph died, Rebecca later lived with son Darius Boswell Reid.

Reid, Lance L. 582, 583. s/o David Reid and Eleanor (Whitlock) Reid.

(Reid), Luranah. 634, 635. d/o Darius Boswell Reid and Sarah A. (Cowan) Reid. Luranah was a member of the Class of 1891.

(Reid), Laura Glick. 582, 583. d/o David Reid and Eleanor (Whitlock) Reid. Note: All of the daughters of David and Eleanor appear to have been given middle names ordinarily seen as names of husbands. However, no connection could be found.

Reid, Lewis Allen. Bio 582, 583. b.1846. s/o David Reid and Eleanor (Whitlock) Reid. h/o Anna (Cook) Reid. No children. Lewis taught for 2 years before a 100 day enlistment in Co. E. 135th Illinois Infantry. The war was soon over and he located on a 110 acre farm in 1865, where he raised graded cattle, Clydesdale and Norman horses, Poland-China and Berkshire hogs.

(Reid), Mary L. Campbell. 634, 635. d/o Darius Boswell Reid and Sarah A. (Cowan) Reid. w/o Enos Campbell. m/o one child.

(Reid), Mary M. Scott. 634, 635. 854, 857. d.1846. d/o Joseph C. Reid and first wife Susan (Lee) Reid. First wife of Thomas Scott. m/o Thomas Marion Scott; Alexander Scott. The first child died as infant.

Reid, Robert J. 634, 635. s/o Darius Boswell Reid and Sarah A. (Cowan) Reid. Robert was a telegraph operator and station agent of Union Pacific Railroad Company in Kansas.

(Reid), Rosa Campbell. 582, 583. d/o David Reid and Eleanor (Whitlock) Reid. Note: All of the daughters of David and Eleanor appear to have been given middle names ordinarily seen as names of husbands. However, no connection could be found.

(Reid), Sally F. Robinson. 634, 635. Deceased. d/o Joseph C. Reid and second wife Rebecca (Montgomery) Reid. Widow of Francis Robinson.

(Reid), Susan J. Sprague. 634, 635. d/o Joseph C. Reid and second wife Rebecca (Montgomery) Reid. w/o Jason Sprague, deceased. m/o Sarah A. (Sprague); Edgar B. Sprague; Thomas Sprague; Wealthy A. Sprague; Charles Sprague; Mary (Sprague).

Reid, Thomas. 582, 583. s/o David Reid and Eleanor (Whitlock) Reid.

Reiley, John. 287, 288. Survived by widow, Ann (McCaul) Reiley.

Reines, William. 787, 788. h/o Jane (Cummins) Reines.

Remley, Henry 420, 421, 422. f/o Margaret (Remley) Oakwood.

(Remley), Margaret Oakwood There are three references to the life of Margaret as recorded in the biographies of three sons. The information is conflicting. Bio of son Rev. Michael Oakwood 266, 267, 268 b.1789 d.1878/89. Born of German ancestry. w/o Henry Oakwood. m/o 6 sons and 3 daughters, Rev. Michael Oakwood only son to survive.

From Bio of son Henry Oakwood, 420, 421, 422. Margaret (Remley) Oakwood b.1794, d.1881/87. d/o Henry Remley of Kentucky. w/o Henry Oakwood. m/o 5 sons, 4 daughters, only 4 living, Henry being the 3rd born. From the Bio of son, the Honorable Jacob H. Oakwood. 637, 638, 639. d.1877. Mother of 9 children, all born in Brown County, Kentucky, Jacob being the 8th born.

(Remley), Sarah McClenathen, 683, 684. w/o George S. McClenathen. m/o 12 children: James McClenathen; William McClenathen; Helen (McClenathen) Baum; Lucy (McClenathen); John McClenathen; Belle (McClenathen); Anna (McClenathen); Emma (McClenathen); Owen McClenathen; Ethel (McClenathen); Volney McClenathen; George Byron McClenathen.

(Ressor), Eliza Kinsey 598, 599. Born in Germany, came to America at an early age. First wife of Jacob Kinsey. m/o 9 sons, 5 daughters, 5 living. Jacob Kinsey, died in war; David Kinsey; Benjamin Franklin Kinsey, died of measles in war; Daniel Kinsey; John R. Kinsey, Bio 598, 599.

(Retter), Sarah A. Hildreth. See (Ritter), Sarah "Sally" A. Hildreth.

(Revenaugh), Essemiah W. Cassle, 829. b.1836. d/o William and Margaret Revenaugh. w/o James A. Cassle. m/o 6 children, 5 living: Cynthia Ann (Cassle) White; George W. Cassle; Icy Dora (Cassle) Shaeffer; Charles B. Cassle, died 1870, age 6; Laura (Cassle); Henry Horton Cassle.

Revenaugh, William. 829. h/o Margaret (m/n/u) Revenaugh. f/o Essemiah W. (Revenaugh) Cassle.

Reynes, (g/n/u) 931, 932, 933. Second husband of Ruth M. (Patrick) Bradley Reynes. f/o Augustine Reynes; Henry Reynes; Ellen Reynes; Emma Reynes.

Reynes, Augustine. 931, 932, 933. s/o (g/n/u) Reynes and Ruth M. (Patrick) Bradley Reynes.

(Reynes), Ellen. 931, 932, 933. d/o (g/n/u) Reynes and Ruth M. (Patrick) Bradley Reynes.

(Reynes), Emma. 931, 932, 933. d/o (g/n/u) Reynes and Ruth M. (Patrick) Bradley Reynes.

Reynes, Henry. 931, 932, 933. s/o (g/n/u) Reynes and Ruth M. (Patrick) Bradley Reynes.

(Reynolds), Bertha. 672, 673. d/o Theodore Reynolds and Lovina (Kuykendall) Reynolds.

(Reynolds), Cora B. 672, 673. d/o Theodore Reynolds and Lovina (Kuykendall) Reynolds.

(Reynolds), Elizabeth Folger 745, 746. b. 1831. d/o Mahlon Reynolds and Ruth (Rubottom) Reynolds. w/o John Folger. m/o Ida (Folger); Alonzo M. Folger; Julius Folger; Adolphus D. Folger; Romania J. (Folger) Hollingsworth; Rachael E. (Folger); Clotillie (Folger); Lottie R. Folger. Daughter Ida died at the age of twenty-three years, "She was a student in the State Industrial College, Champaign, Illinois, and

a bright and accomplished young lady. Her death was caused by hard study, which injured her brain and ultimately resulted in her death."

(Reynolds), Ethel L. 672, 673. d/o Theodore Reynolds and Lovina (Kuykendall) Reynolds.

Reynolds, George W. 655, 656. s/o Thomas Reynolds and Ann (Perry) Reynolds.

Reynolds, Linton. 672, 673. h/o Lydia (Folger) Reynolds. f/o Theodore Reynolds, Bio 672, 673; Luther Reynolds; Othello Reynolds; Mary E. (Reynolds) Lewis. Linton was a wagon maker, carpenter, then farmer.

Reynolds, Luther. 672, 673. s/o Linton Reynolds and Lydia (Folger) Reynolds.

Reynolds, Mahlon. 565, 566. 745, 746. h/o Ruth (Rubottom) Reynolds. f/o Moses Reynolds, Bio 565, 566; Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger 745, 746. Mahlon arrived in Indiana in 1828.

(Reynolds), Maria Powers. 922, 923. d.1861. First wife of Daniel B. 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.

(Reynolds), Mary E. Lewis. 672, 673. d/o Linton Reynolds and Lydia (Folger) Reynolds. w/o (g/n/u) Lewis.

(Reynolds), Mary J. Campbell. 565, 566. d/o Moses Reynolds and Eunice (Pearson) Reynolds. w/o F. Marion Campbell. m/o 3, only survivor Paul Campbell. The Campbells lived on a 190 acre farm adjoining land of Mary's father, Moses Reynolds.

Reynolds, Moses. Residence 564. Bio 565, 566. b.1830. s/o Mahlon Reynolds and Ruth (Rubottom) Reynolds. h/o Eunice (Pearson) Reynolds. f/o Mary J. (Reynolds) Campbell; Alvira (Reynolds), deceased. Moses came to Vermilion County in 1854, and settled on his 290 acre farm where he specialized in diversified farming and stock raising. He raised Short-horn cattle, Poland-China hogs, and Chester-white hogs. A devout Quaker, Moses matched a $500 gift for needy children left in the will of Richard Henderson. Only the interest on the $1000 fund was used, allowing the fund to continue.

Reynolds, Othello. 672, 673. s/o Linton Reynolds and Lydia (Folger) Reynolds.

Reynolds, Phillip. 655, 656. Born in England. s/o William Reynolds and Gemima (Mead) Reynolds. See brother Thomas Reynolds whose trip to America he helped finance.

Reynolds, Phillip. 655, 656. Born in England. s/o Thomas Reynolds and Ann (Perry) Reynolds.

(Reynolds), Rachael Guthrie. 604. w/o Andrew Guthrie. m/o Mary E. (Guthrie) Orr; Ella (Guthrie); Wilbur Guthrie; George Guthrie; Samuel Guthrie; Ernest Guthrie. Mary had been a successful teacher.

Reynolds, Samuel. 655, 656. Born in England. s/o William Reynolds and Gemima (Mead) Reynolds. See brother Thomas Reynolds whose trip to America he helped finance.

(Reynolds), Susan Smock. 655, 656. d/o Thomas Reynolds and Ann (Perry) Reynolds. w/o John W. Smock. m/o Walter Smock; Ida Belle (Smock); Martha (Smock); Thomas Smock; Minnie M. (Smock).

Reynolds, Professor Theodore. Bio 672, 673. b.1855. s/o Linton Reynolds and Lydia (Folger) Reynolds. h/o Lovina (Kuykendall) Reynolds. f/o Cora B. (Reynolds); Ethel L. (Reynolds); Bertha (Reynolds). In 1885, Theodore became the principal of the Vermilion Academy, Elwood Township, a well known Quaker school, with 70 students, and one assistant.

Reynolds, Thomas. Bio 655, 656. Born in England. s/o William Reynolds and Gemima (Mead) Reynolds. h/o Ann (Perry) Reynolds. f/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 he owed brothers Phillip and Samuel, money loaned for the trip. They walked 20 miles to Mr. Mann's residence near Rossville. Thomas worked on Mr. Mann's farm for 7 years. He purchased a 200 acre farm with water from a well pumped by a windmill. Thomas raised cattle, hogs, sheep, and his favorite Englishshire horses.

Reynolds, William. 655, 656. Born in England. h/o Gemima (Mead) Reynolds. f/o Phillip Reynolds; Samuel Reynolds; Thomas Reynolds.

(Rexroad), Francis A. Robinson 839, 840. d/o Rev. Solomon Rexroad and Agnes (m/n/u) Rexroad. w/o Jacob W. Robinson. m/o William S. Robinson; Mary A. (Robinson); Anna L. (Robinson); Homer W. Robinson; Francis H. Robinson. Lucy M. (Robinson), died in infancy; Dan Harrison Robinson.

Rexroad, Henry 839, 840. h/o Catherine (Drake) Rexroad. f/o Rev. Solomon Rexroad.

Rexroad, Rev. Solomon 839, 840. s/o Henry Rexroad and Catherine (Drake) Rexroad. h/o Agnes (m/n/u) Rexroad. f/o Francis A. (Rexroad) Robinson. Solomon was a Methodist Episcopal minister for 30 years. He joined the Union Army's 7th Virginia Infantry, in the Army of the Potomac.

(Rhea), Mary Jane Rice. 645, 646. Died age 54. w/o Charles Rice. m/o William Rice; Thomas R. Rice, Bio 645, 646; Jacob Rice; James Rice; Mary (Rice).

Rhinesmith, Luther. 863, 864. h/o Eliza (Berkshire) Rhinesmith. f/o 4 children. They lived on a farm.

Rhoads, Alney M. 880, 881. s/o Jacob Rhoads and Elizabeth (Ripple) Rhoads.

(Rhoads), Clara E. Lambdin. 880, 881. d/o John Rhoads Sr. and Sydney (Walls) Rhoads. w/o Stephen Lambdin. m/o Edna V. (Lambdin); Tessie C. (Lambdin); Mabel V. (Lambdin). Resident of Marshall, Clark County, Illinois.

(Rhoads), Emily C. Honeywell. 880, 881. d/o John Rhoads Sr. and Sydney (Walls) Rhoads. w/o Gilead Honeywell. m/o Ivan H. Honeywell; Beulah F. (Honeywell). Residents of Bucks Township.

(Rhoads), Eve Foster. 880, 881. d/o Jacob Rhoads and Elizabeth (Ripple) Rhoads. Eve and her husband moved to Iowa "40 years ago," and have not been heard from since the Civil War.

Rhoads, Henry H. 880, 881. s/o John Rhoads Sr. and Sydney (Walls) Rhoads.

(Rhoads), Isabelle F. Miller 880, 881. d/o John Rhoads Sr. and Sydney (Walls) Rhoads. w/o Willis O. Miller. m/o Omar L. Miller; Ethel (Miller). Residents of Shiloh Township.

Rhoads, Jacob. 880, 881. d.1857. h/o Elizabeth (Ripple) Rhoads. f/o 9 children, 3 living: Letitia (Rhoads) Mapes; Alney M. Rhoads; John Rhoads, Bio 880, 881; Eve (Rhoads) Foster,. Jacob left Kentucky in 1822 and moved to Illinois, settling among peaceful Indians. However, there were wolves, bears and panthers. Mail and supplies were available 15 miles away, across the border at Terre Haute, Indiana.

Rhoads, John Sr. Bio 880, 881. b.1828. s/o Jacob Rhoads and Elizabeth (Ripple) Rhoads. h/o Sydney (Walls) Rhoads. f/o Rosella (Rhoads) Nays; Laura (Rhoads) Lilley; Clara E. (Rhoads) Lambden; Isabelle F. (Rhoads) Miller; Emily C. (Rhoads) Honeywell; John R. Rhoads Jr.; Harry H. Rhoads. In 1863, John left Sims Township for a farm in Buck Township. From 1880 to 1882 he lived near Hume. In 1882 John moved to a 60 acre farm in Embarras Township. He was the Justice of the Peace as well as serving in other local offices.

Rhoads, John R. Jr. 880, 881. s/o John Rhoads (Sr.) and Sydney (Walls) Rhoads.

(Rhoads), Laura Lilley. 880, 881. d/o John Rhoads (Sr.) and Sydney (Walls) Rhoads. w/o Ira N. Lilley. m/o one child, deceased. Residents of Buck Township.

(Rhoads), Letitia Mapes. 880, 881. d/o Jacob Rhoads and Elizabeth (Ripple) Rhoads.

(Rhoads), Rosella Nays. 880, 881. d/o John Rhoads Sr. and Sydney (Walls) Rhoads. w/o Bruce Nays. m/o Arthur C. Nays; Blanche (Nays); Fred Nays; Claude S. Nays.

Rhodes, Jesse B. 882, 883. s/o Millard L. Rhodes and Susan (Honnold) Rhodes.

Rhodes, Mansfield. 882, 883. h/o Anna L. (Honnold) Rhodes. Residents of Kansas Township. Anna's sister, Susan, also married into the Rhodes family, but no connection between Mansfield and Millard was included.

Rhodes, Millard L. 882, 883. h/o Susan (Honnold) Rhodes. f/o Jesse B. Rhodes. Millard was a farmer in Kansas Township. Susan's sister, Anna, also married into the Rhodes family, but no connection between Mansfield and Millard was included.

(Rhodes), Sarah A. Richardson, 709, 710. w/o William Richardson. m/o Joseph C. Richardson; Samuel Richardson; John Richardson; Mary Ann (Richardson).

(Rhuby, Laura R. Mitchell. 570, 571. w/o George H. Mitchell. m/o Harlam R. Mitchell; Garnett R. Mitchell.

Rice, (g/n/u). 682, 683. f/o Silas Rice. Mr. Rice served for 7 years in the Revolutionary War.

Rice, (g/n/u). 869, 870. f/o Strother G. Rice. Mr. Rice raised 3 families of children. He "Crossed the mountains of Kentucky for a bride."

Rice, Colonel (g/n/u). 1079, 1080. f/o Thomas J. Rice. Col. Rice served in the War of 1812 and suffered a shot through his ankle. From Virginia, he settled in Indiana.

Rice, Albert R. F. 710, 711, 712. s/o Daniel Rice and first wife Flora Ann (Jourdan) Rice. h/o Mary E. (Moore) Rice. Albert specialized in horse training.

Rice, Bruce L. 682, 683. s/o James J. Rice and Mary (Davis) Rice. h/o Emeline (Neff) Rice. f/o Mary (Rice); Grant Rice; Minnie (Rice); Oscar Rice; Lucy (Rice); Elmer J. Rice.

Rice, Carl. 710, 711, 712. s/o William J. Rice and Martha (Pratt) Rice.

(Rice), Carrie. 682, 683. d/o Isaac L. Rice and Clara T. (Wilson) Rice.

(Rice), Catherine. 711. d/o Daniel Rice and second wife Eliza Jane (Robertson) Moore Rice.

Rice, Charles. 645, 646. Died age 74. h/o Mary Jane (Rhea) Rice. f/o William Rice; Thomas R. Rice, Bio 645, 646; Jacob Rice; James Rice; Mary (Rice). Charles left Tennessee for Ohio in 1827, then moved on to Vermilion Grove in 1835. He died a wealthy man.

Rice, Charles. 710, 711, 712. s/o Edward A Rice and Josephine (Price) Rice.

Rice, Charles F. 645, 646. s/o Thomas R. Rice and Susan (Baum) Rice.

Rice, Charles M. 1079. s/o James M. Rice and Tamar E (Cook) Rice.

Rice, Charles William Alonzo. 869, 870. s/o William T. Rice who died in 1890. Charles was raised by his Uncle Seaton S. Rice.

Rice, Daniel. Bio 710, 711, 712. b.1820. The 4th child, second son, and eldest son living of Elijah Rice and Sarah (Rife) Rice. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Flora Ann (Jourdan, or Jordan) Rice. m/o William J. Rice; Mary E. (Rice) DeHart; Albert R. F. Rice; James G. Rice; Edward A. Rice; Lemuel Rice, died in infancy. (Wife #2) Eliza Jane (Robertson) Moore Rice. m/o Martha A (Rice); Eliza J. (Rice); John W. Rice; Elijah R. Rice; Catherine (Rice). Daniel was born in Kentucky when wild life was abundant, one day bringing in 6 deer, a bear and 4 cubs. He had many narrow escapes. At 25, in 1845, Daniel and Flora married, she was 18. In 1863, for safety, he brought Flora and 6 children to Vermilion County. Served in Co. D, 22nd Kentucky Infantry. See for battles and illness. Partially blind, Daniel loved fine horses.

Rice, Edward A. 710, 711, 712. s/o Daniel Rice and first wife Flora Ann (Jourdan) Rice. h/o Josephine (Price) Rice. f/o Charles Rice; Mary E. (Rice); Walter Rice.

Rice, Elijah. 710, 711, 712. s/o William Rice. h/o Sarah (Rife) Rice. f/o 13 children, 3 daughters and 9 sons, including Daniel Rice.

Rice, Elijah R. 711. s/o Daniel Rice and second wife Eliza Jane (Robertson) Moore Rice.

(Rice), Eliza J. 711. d/o Daniel Rice and second wife Eliza Jane (Robertson) Moore Rice.

(Rice), Elizabeth. 1079, 1080. d/o Thomas J. Rice and Rebecca (Hull) Rice. Resident of Indiana.

(Rice), Elizabeth F. McKee. 869, 870. d/o Strother G. Rice and Hannah (Underwood) Rice. w/o John W. McKee. m/o 3 children. Residents of Indiana.

Rice, Elmer J. 682, 683. s/o Bruce L. Rice and Emeline (Neff) Rice

(Rice), Emeretta J. Harter. 682, 683. d/o James J. Rice and Mary (Davis) Rice. w/o T. J. Harter. m/o John I. Harter; Nellie (Harter); Lillie (Harter).

Rice, George C. 682, 683. s/o James J. Rice and Mary (Davis) Rice. George was a merchant in Charity, Illinois, same as brother John; George was the postmaster while brother John was the assistant postmaster.

Rice, George M. 1079, 1080. s/o Thomas J. Rice and Rebecca (Hull) Rice. Resident of White County, Indiana.

Rice, Grant. 682, 683. s/o Bruce L. Rice and Emeline (Neff) Rice.

(Rice), Hannah Clifton. 682, 683. d/o Silas Rice and Phebe (Leonard) Rice. w/o Charles Clifton, a farmer near Omaha.

Rice, Isaac L. 682, 683. s/o James J. Rice and Mary (Davis) Rice. h/o Clara T. (Wilson) Rice. f/o Carrie (Rice); J. J. Rice. Isaac farmed in Arkansas.

Rice, J. J. 682, 683. s/o Isaac L. Rice and Clara T. (Wilson) Rice.

Rice, Jacob. 645, 646. s/o Charles Rice and Mary Jane (Rhea) Rice.

Rice, James. 645, 646. s/o Charles Rice and Mary Jane (Rhea) Rice.

Rice, James. 710, 711, 712. James came from England, and settled in Centreville. On his 100th birthday, he ran a race with his 12-year-old great grandson, Daniel, and won. According to "family records," he lived 130 years, the last 14 years being blind.

Rice, James A. 869, 870. s/o Strother G. Rice and Hannah (Underwood) Rice. Married, and father of 7 children, no names included. A brick mason, James lived in Indiana. He served in an Indiana regiment.

Rice, James G. 710, 711, 712. s/o Daniel Rice and first wife Flora Ann (Jourdan) Rice. h/o Faraba Jane (Mugen) Rice. f/o Waverly W. Rice; Robert Rice.

Rice, James J. Bio 682, 683. b.1812. s/o Silas Rice and Phebe (Leonard) Rice. h/o Mary (Davis) Rice. f/o Bruce L. Rice; Isaac L. Rice; George C. Rice; Emeretta J. (Rice) Harter; John D. Rice; Mary C. (Rice). James began with $100 when he arrived in Vermilion County in 1835, married in 1845, and settled in 1849 in Pilot Township on his 320 acre farm.

Rice, James M. Bio 1079, 1080. b.1844. s/o Thomas J. Rice and Rebecca (Hull) Rice. h/o Tamar E. (Cook) Rice. f/o Charlie M. Rice; adoptive father of John R. Scott from the New York Juvenile Asylum. (Note: John may have been sent to Illinois on an "orphan train.") At age 19, James joined Company D, 143rd Indiana Infantry. He lost the little finger on his left hand in an accident; he was then put on guard duty. In 1887, he acquired 160 acres in Prairie Township where he specialized in "quality grain," livestock, and especially trotting horses.

Rice, James M. 508, 509. First husband of Rhoda J. (Weller) Rice Jones.

Rice, John D. 682, 683. s/o James J. Rice and Mary (Davis) Rice. h/o Emma (Todd) Rice. John was a merchant in Charity, Illinois, same as brother George; John was the assistant postmaster while brother George was the postmaster.

Rice, John H. 869, 870. s/o Strother G. Rice and Hannah (Underwood) Rice. A farmer, John was a resident of Edgar Township, Illinois.

Rice, John W. 711. s/o Daniel Rice and second wife Eliza Jane (Robertson) Moore Rice.

Rice, Lewis. 743. h/o Eliza (m/n/u) Rice. f/o Margaret (Rice) Hole.

(Rice), Lucy Balengee. 682, 683. d/o Silas Rice and Phebe (Leonard) Rice. w/o Isaac Balengee, deceased. m/o James H. Balengee; America (Balengee); Minerva (Balengee); Lucy (Balengee).

(Rice), Lucy. 682, 683. d/o Bruce L. Rice and Emeline (Neff) Rice.

(Rice), Lucy Ann Kennedy. 869, 870. Died at age 40. d/o Strother G. Rice and Hannah (Underwood) Rice. w/o Jesse Kennedy, a farmer.

(Rice), Margaret Hole. 743. d/o Lewis Rice and Eliza (m/n/u) Rice. w/o Dr. John H. Hole. m/o 11 children, 7 living: Lewis W. Hole; Lydia (Hole) Arnold; Oliver C. Hole; Margaret L. (Hole) Gilkerson; Charles W. Hole; Louisa J. (Hole); Frank Hole.

(Rice), Marinda J. 1079, 1080. d/o Thomas J. Rice and Rebecca (Hull) Rice. Resident of White County, Indiana. (Rice), Martha A. 711. d/o Daniel Rice and second wife Eliza Jane (Robertson) Moore Rice.

(Rice), Mary. 645, 646. d/o Charles Rice and Mary Jane (Rhea) Rice.

(Rice), Mary. 682, 683. d/o Bruce L. Rice and Emeline (Neff) Rice

(Rice), Mary C. 682, 683. d/o James J. Rice and Mary (Davis) Rice.

(Rice), Mary E. 710, 711, 712. d/o Edward A. Rice and Josephine (Price) Rice.

(Rice), Mary E. DeHart 710, 711, 712. Deceased. d/o Daniel Rice and first wife Flora Ann (Jourdan) Rice. w/o G. DeHart. m/o Annie (DeHart); James DeHart.

(Rice), Minnie. 682, 683. d/o Bruce L. Rice and Emeline (Neff) Rice.

(Rice), Minnie May. 645, 646. d/o Thomas R. Rice and Susan (Baum) Rice.

Rice, Missouri C. 1079, 1080. s/o Thomas J. Rice and Rebecca (Hull) Rice. Resident of White County, Indiana.

Rice, Oscar. 682, 683. s/o Bruce L. Rice and Emeline (Neff) Rice

Rice, Robert. 710, 711, 712. s/o James G. Rice and Faraba Jane (Mugen) Rice.

(Rice), Sarah V. 1079, 1080. d/o Thomas J. Rice and Rebecca (Hull) Rice. Resident of White County, Indiana.

Rice, Seaton S. Bio 869, 870. b.1834. s/o Strother G. Rice and Hannah (Underwood) Rice. h/o Elizabeth J. (Catherwood) Rice. f/o one child, name not included. Adoptive father of Ora E. King. Seaton raised his nephew, Charles William Alonzo Rice, son of brother William Rice At age 2, Seaton left Kentucky and arrived in 1836 in Indiana. After his marriage in 1856, he rented a farm until 1874, when he moved to Edgar County and rented 620 acres from Loften & Patterson.

Rice, Silas. 682, 683. "...and dying away from home, the dates of his birth and death are unknown." h/o Phebe (Leonard) Rice. f/o 8 children, 3 living: Lucy (Rice) Balengee; Hannah (Rice) Clifton; James J. Rice, Bio 682, 683. Deceased as infants: Sarah, George, Elizabeth.

Rice, Strother G. 869, 870. Died at age 45. h/o Hannah (Underwood) Rice. f/o 8 children: First child died in infancy; Lucy Ann (Rice) Kennedy; Seaton S. Rice, Bio 869, 870; Elizabeth F. (Rice) McKee; James A. Rice; William T. Rice, deceased 1890; Charles N Rice, died age 14; John H. Rice. Srother was a farmer. On Sundays he preached and was involved in religious pursuits.

Rice, Thomas J. 1079, 1080. s/o Col. (g/n/u) Rice. h/o Rebecca (Hull) Rice. f/o George M. Rice; James M. Rice, Bio 1079, 1080; Elizabeth (Rice); Missouri C. Rice; Marinda J. (Rice); Sarah V. (Rice). Thomas entered government land at age 17, and eventually owned 400 acres in Warrick County, Indiana.

Rice, Thomas R. Bio 645, 646. b.1825. s/o Charles Rice and Mary Jane (Rhea) Rice. h/o Susan (Baum) Rice. f/o Minnie May (Rice); Charles F. Rice. Private subscription schools were difficult, sometimes taking two to three hours to reach them. For a child in poor health, such as Thomas, the crude school building and a teacher with a birch rod was not appealing. As a young man, Thomas hauled wheat to Chicago for 50ยข per bushel, and shelled corn was taken to Lafayette for a shilling a bushel. Thomas and his bride settled on a farm he had already purchased. A brick mansion was built in 1879. On his quarter section of farm land, plus 120 acres in other parts of the county, Thomas raised fine horses and cattle.

Rice, Walter. 710, 711, 712. s/o Edward A. Rice and Josephine (Price) Rice.

Rice, Waverly W. 710, 711, 712. s/o James G. Rice and Faraba Jane (Mugen) Rice.

Rice, William. 645, 646. s/o Charles Rice and Mary Jane (Rhea) Rice.

Rice, William. 710, 711, 712. s/o James Rice who was from England, and was an early settler of Centreville; James lived over 100 years. f/o Elijah Rice. William had a long life like his father, living almost 100 years. He served in the Revolutionary War in Virginia and on the frontier with Indians in Ohio.

Rice, William J. 710, 711, 712. 732. s/o Daniel Rice and first wife Flora Ann (Jourdan) Rice. h/o Martha (Pratt) Rice. f/o Carl Rice. William was the senior partner of Rice and Church, with Charles S. Church the junior partner. The firm bought and shipped stock, such as hogs, to Chicago and Indianapolis.

Rice, William T. 869, 870. s/o Strother G. Rice and Hannah (Underwood) Rice. Died around 1890 leaving a widow and one child, Charles William Alonzo Rice, raised by brother Seaton S. Rice.

Rich, Daniel A. 369, 370. f/o 4 children, including second born Mary J. (Rich) Salladay.

(Rich), Lydia Gurley. 464, 465, 466. d.1856. d/o Col. Moses Rich. First wife of Daniel Gurley. m/o Franklin Gurley; Hewitt Gurley; Jerome Gurley, Nahum Gurley.

(Rich), Mary J. Salladay 369, 370. b. 1833. d/o Daniel Rich. w/o John C. Salladay. m/o 5 children, one child died at age 8: Salina (Salladay); George D. Salladay; Florence (Salladay) Bowen; John B. Salladay.

Rich, Col. Moses. 464, 465, 466. f/o Lydia (Rich) Gurley.

(Richards), Mary J. Knox. 445, 446, 447. d. 1844. First wife of Andrew J. Knox. m/o 3, including Robert M. Knox.

Richardson, Adoniram Judson. 700. h/o Maria (Taylor) Richardson. f/o George T. Richardson; Martha A. (Richardson); Sarah E.(Richardson); John T. Richardson; Francis A. Richardson. Deceased: Mary A., Francis K., William H, Ferona E. Note: Francis A. was given the same first name as deceased brother, Francis K. Adoniram and Maria left Indiana and moved to Illinois.

Richardson, Alvia A. 700. s/o Francis Richardson and Mary E. (Thornton) Richardson.

Richardson, Arthur. 709, 710. s/o Samuel Richardson and Clara (Smith) Richardson.

Richardson, Clemence E. 709, 710. s/o Samuel Richardson and Clara (Smith) Richardson.

Richardson, Francis A. Bio 700. b.1846. s/o Adoniram Judson Richardson and Maria (Taylor) Richardson. h/o Mary E. (Thornton) Richardson. f/o Horace M. Richardson; Harmon A. Richardson; Orpheus A Richardson; Alvia A. Richardson. Francis, a mechanical genius, was also a carpenter and builder. In 1868, at age 22, and the year of his marriage, he began working as a carpenter. His business also included moving houses. In addition, he operated a threshing machine and steam sawmill. He also farmed on his 267 acres.

Richardson, George T. 700. s/o Adoniram Judson Richardson and Maria (Taylor) Richardson.

Richardson, Harmon A. 700. s/o Francis Richardson and Mary E. (Thornton) Richardson.

Richardson, Horace M. 700. s/o Francis Richardson and Mary E. (Thornton) Richardson.

Richardson, John. 709, 710. s/o William Richardson and Sarah A. (Rhodes) Richardson.

Richardson, John T. 700. s/o Adoniram Judson Richardson and Maria (Taylor) Richardson.

Richardson, Joseph. 313, 314 Second husband of Margaret (Divan) Cessna Richardson.

Richardson, Joseph 709, 710. Deceased. h/o Margaret (m/n/u) Richardson who was born in 1815, and married Joseph in 1832. f/o Mickham Richardson, deceased; William Richardson. Joseph and Margaret were early pioneers of Vermilion County, settling on 300 acres of wild land. Note: in a coincidence of names, see 313, 314, the biography of John Cessna. Margaret (m/n/u), above, is not Margaret (Divan) Cessna Richardson (m/o John Cessna), whose second husband was a Joseph Richardson, 313, 314; Margaret (Divan) Cessna Richardson gave birth to John Cessna in 1833, the year after the above Margaret (m/n/u) married the above Joseph Richardson.

Richardson, Joseph C. 709, 710. s/o William Richardson and Sarah A. (Rhodes) Richardson.

(Richardson, George T. 700. s/o Adoniram Judson Richardson and Maria (Taylor) Richardson.

(Richardson), Martha A. 700. d/o Adoniram Judson Richardson and Maria (Taylor) Richardson.

(Richardson), Mary Ann. 709, 710. d/o William Richardson and Sarah A. (Rhodes) Richardson.

Richardson, Orpheus. 700. s/o Francis Richardson and Mary E. (Thornton) Richardson.

Richardson, Samuel. 709, 710. s/o William Richardson and Sarah A. (Rhodes) Richardson. h/o Clara (Smith) Richardson. f/o Arthur Richardson; Clemence E. Richardson.

(Richardson), Sarah E. 700. d/o Adoniram Judson Richardson and Maria (Taylor) Richardson.

Richardson, William. 709, 710. s/o Joseph Richardson and Margaret (m/n/u) Richardson. h/o Sarah A. (Rhodes) Richardson. f/o Joseph C. Richardson; Samuel Richardson; John Richardson, Mary Ann (Richardson).

Richie, (g/n/u), 1074, 1075. f/o Mary (Richie) Blackstock; two sons who were killed in the Mexican War. Mr. Richie owned 2,500 acres in Bedford County.

Richie, Charles. 724, 725. h/o Mary E. (Huffman) Richie.

(Richie), Mary Blackstock 1074, 1075. d/o (g/n/u) Richie. w/o James Blackstock. m/o Maria (Blackstock) Hancock; Lizzie (Blackstock) Friedenrich; W. J. Blackstock.

(Rickart) Ella V. 417, 418. d/o Wilson Rickart and Hester A. (Crawford) Rickart.

(Rickart), Frances M. 417, 418. d/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. Born in Vermilion County.

(Rickart), Hattie J. Lane. 417, 418. d/o Wilson V. Rickart and Hester A. (Crawford) Rickart. w/o John V. Lane.

Rickart, Jacob. 417, 418. s/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. Born in Vermilion County.

Rickart, John. 417, 418. b.1800, d.1872/72 s/o Leonard Rickart. h/o Nancy (Clem) Rickart. f/o 12 children, 8 born in Ohio: Susan (Rickart) Allen; Mary J. (Rickart) Copeland; Lucinda (Rickart) Davis; Julia A (Rickart) Bleevens; Leonard Rickart; Nancy (Rickart) Howard; Maria (Rickart) Kinman, Wilson V. Rickart, Home 416, Bio 417, 418. Born in Vermilion County: Jacob Rickart; Frances M. (Rickart); Samuel C. Rickart; Elmira (Rickart). John came to Illinois in 1838. He bought land from Mr. Skinner.

(Rickart), Julia A. Bleevens. 417, 418. d.1850. d/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. w/o T. B. Blevins.

Rickart, Leonard. 417, 418. The five Rickart brothers served in the War of 1812, and never met again. Leonard moved from North Carolina to Ohio. f/o John Rickart.

Rickart, Leonard 417, 418. Died before 1889. s/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart.

(Rickart), Lucinda Davis. 417, 418. d.1850. d/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. w/o Resa M. Davis.

(Rickart), Maria Kinman. 417, 418. d.1850. d/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. w/o Robert D. Kinman.

(Rickart), Mary J. Copeland. 417, 418. d/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. w/o George Copeland.

(Rickart), Nancy Howard. 417, 418. d.1850. d/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. w/o Charles Howard. They lived in Kansas.

Rickart, Samuel C. 417, 418. s/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. Born in Vermilion County.

(Rickart), Susan Allen. 417, 418. d.1850. d/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. w/o Willam Allen.

Rickart Wilson Vinton [Feb. 14, 1837-Nov. 17, 1911; Bethel Cemetery] Home 416. Bio 417, 418. s/o John Rickart and Nancy (Clem) Rickart. h/o Hester A. (Crawford) Rickart. f/o Hattie J. (Rickart) Lane; Ella V. (Rickart); Emma C. (Rickart) died at 6. Wilson remembered the first night as a boy when the Rickart family made camp at Hoopeston; they were frightened by the howling of a pack of wolves, 30 steps away. Early schools were by subscription, and met in a little frame house of Emma Palmer in Danville. His second teacher was Samuel Humphrey, followed by Mr. Robinson, an old sailor. The first teacher under the free school law was Elder William Webster. In those days, a 200 pound hog sold for $5 to $10, enough for a years supply of groceries. Wilson made his first trip to the unimportant village of Chicago, with a load of wheat that he sold for 55 cents per bushel. He purchased 560 acres and settled on it in 1860. He raised cattle. He served as Constable, and also Commissioner of Highways. Note: He may have been born before 1838. Prairie grass grew to 5 or 6 feet, hiding a team or a wagon.

(Riddle), Ella Howden. 835, 854. w/o John Alexander Howden of Pennsylvania.

(Riddle), Helen. 1101, 1102. w/o Clarence E. Schance.

(Rife), Sarah Rice 710, 711, 712. b.1797. d.1866/69. d/o (g/n/u) Rife and Mary (Muncy ) Rife. m/o 13 children, 3 daughters and 9 sons, including Daniel Rice. Sarah came to Kentucky as a young lady.

Riggs, Cyrus A. 653, 654. b.1861. s/o Luther Riggs and Deborah (Carter) Riggs. Cyrus and his brother Frank ran the Riggs farm.

(Riggs), Esenath Peden. 653, 654. b.1822 d.1852/30. d/o Joseph Cook Riggs and Bethany (Axtell) Riggs. w/o John Peden of Pennsylvania. Note: Possible connection between John Peden and James Peden, husband of sister Eunice, not included.

(Riggs), Eunice Peden. 653, 654. b.1819. d/o Joseph Cook Riggs and Bethany (Axtell) Riggs. w/o James Peden of Danville. Note: Possible connection between James Peden and John Peden, husband of deceased sister, Esenath, not included.

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

Riggs, Frank L. 653, 654. b.1870. s/o Luther Riggs and Deborah (Carter) Riggs. Frank and brother Cyrus ran the Riggs farm.

(Riggs), Hannah Condit. 653, 654. b.1819. d/o Joseph Cook Riggs and third wife Bethany (Axtell) Riggs. w/o Cephas Condit, of Pennsylvania.

Riggs, Harvey. 763, 764. h/o Eliza (Giddings) Riggs. Residents of Dakota.

Riggs, Harvey. 653, 654. b.1861. s/o Luther Riggs and Deborah (Carter) Riggs. h/o Dora (West) Riggs. Harvey lived on his father's farm.

Riggs, Joseph Cook Sr. 653, 654. b.1788. d.1849/62. Husband of three women. (Wives #1 and #2, names not included) (Wife #3) Bethany (Axtell) Riggs. f/o Hannah (Riggs) Condit); Eunice (Riggs) Pedan; Sophia (Riggs); Joseph Cook Riggs Jr; Luther A. Riggs Bio 653, 654. Deceased children: Lucinda (Riggs) Gregory; Esenath (Riggs) Peden. At age 8, Joseph and the Riggs family moved from New Jersey to Washington County, Pennsylvania, bringing toil and hardship to young Joseph in the dense wilderness. All of Joseph's life was spent in farming.

Riggs, Joseph Cook Jr. 653, 654. b.1838. s/o Joseph Cook Riggs Sr and third wife Bethany (Axtell) Riggs. Sister, Sophia, lived with Joseph in his Pennsylvania home.

(Riggs), Lucinda Gregory. 653, 654. b.1827 d.1870/43. d/o Joseph Cook Riggs and third wife Bethany (Axtell) Riggs. w/o Washington Gregory.

Riggs, Luther A. Bio 653, 654. b.1830. s/o Joseph Cook Riggs and third wife Bethany (Axtell) Riggs. h/o Deborah (Carter) Riggs. f/o Harvey J. Riggs; Cyrus Riggs; Frank L. Riggs; John E. Riggs, died as infant; Flora B. (Devenger/Riggs), adopted daughter. Luther grew up on the farm that his father inherited from grandfather Riggs. At age 27, Luther and future brother-in-law John Carter, rented a farm in Edgar County, Illinois. John's team and a team of Carter's made a 4-horse team to draw a wagon loaded with household goods. The trip took 19 days, arriving on April 10, 1857. Luther stayed 6 months, returned to Pennsylvania, married Deborah in 1860, and in 1862 they moved to Vermilion County. In 1863, he purchased 80 acres of grass covered prairie. He built a house in 1866.

(Riggs), Sophia. 653, 654. b.1833. d/o Joseph Cook Riggs and third wife Bethany (Axtell) Riggs. Sophia lived with her brother, Joseph, in his Pennsylvania home.

(Riley), May Gordon. 810, 811, 812. w/o James Gordon. m/o 7 children, 5 living: J. M. Gordon; O. B. Gordon; E. F. (Gordon) Huston; E. F. (Gordon) Peck; M. M. (Gordon) Palmer. Note: Three daughters used only initials, and two of these daughters used the initials E.F. The only clue that they were women was the name of their spouses.

(Riley), Nancy A. Driskell. 1026, 1027, 1028. b.1850. w/o Joseph Driskell Sr. m/o Joseph Driskell, Jr. In 1829, Nancy moved to Illinois with son Joseph. In 1840 Nancy moved to McDonough County, died in 1850.

(Riley), R. Jennie Thompson. 899, 900. d/o Rev. Zach Riley. w/o Wiley Thompson. m/o Louie (Thompson) Wallace; Alice D. (Thompson); Pearl (Thompson); Clarence Thompson.

Riley, Rev. Zach. 899, 900. f/o R. Jennie (Riley) Thompson. Rev. Riley served in the Methodist Episcopal Church in Ohio.

Rinesmith, A. 1025, 1026. h/o Charlotte (Wetzel) Rinesmith. Mr. Rinesmith was a farmer.

Ringland, (g/n/u), 970, 971. s/o John N. Ringland. Dr. Ringland of Riverside Health Institute of Hamilton, Illinois, was noted for his expertise.

Ringland, Alec H. 970, 971. b.1823. s/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland. Resident of Dudley, Illinois. (Ringland), Anna. 970, 971. Deceased. d/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland.

Ringland, Benjamin A. 970, 971. b.1823. s/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland. Of Oakland.

Ringland, George, M.D. Bio, 970, 971. b.1823. s/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland. h/o Martha (Rea) Ringland. f/o 6 children, 4 survived: William F. Ringland; Ray C. Ringland; Mary (Ringland); Margaret (Ringland). Deceased: Hannah Ringland, died age 17; John T. Ringland, died age 16. George was raised on a farm, yet he had a very good education. In 1857 George and brother Alec H. Ringland went to Illinois and rented a farm which Alec managed and where George practiced medicine for two years. In 1859, George built a house in Newman, and then in 1861 moved to Kansas, Edgar County, Illinois. George was strongly against alcohol.

Ringland, George L. 970, 971. s/o William F. Ringland and Carolyn (McCorkle) Ringland. Residents of Hastings, Nebraska

Ringland, George L. 970, 971. s/o Ray C. Ringland and Josephine (Phillips) Ringland. Residents of Decatur, Illinois

Ringland, John N, 970, 971. Deceased. s/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland. f/o noted Dr. Ringland of Riverside Health Institute of Hamilton, Illinois.

(Ringland), Margaret. 970, 971. d/o George Ringland, M.D., and Martha (Rea) Ringland.

(Ringland), Mary. 970, 971. d/o George Ringland, M.D., and Martha (Rea) Ringland.

(Ringland), Mary Braden. 970, 971. Deceased. d/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland. w/o Jacob Braden, of Dudley.

(Ringland), Nancy. 970, 971. Deceased. d/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland.

Ringland, Paul F. 970, 971. s/o William F. Ringland and Carolyn (McCorkle) Ringland. Residents of Hastings, Nebraska.

Ringland, Ray C. 970, 971. s/o George Ringland, M.D., and Martha (Rea) Ringland. h/o Josephine (Phillips) Ringland. f/o George L. Ringland; an infant boy. Residents of Decatur, Illinois.

Ringland, Samuel, 970, 971. Deceased. s/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland.

Ringland, Hon. Thomas. 970, 971. Born in Ireland in 1783. d.1869/86. s/o William Ringland. h/o Anna (McCollum) Ringland. f/o 9 children, 3 living: George Ringland; Benjamin A. Ringland; Alex H. Ringland. Deceased: William Ringland; John N. Ringland; Mary (Ringland) Braden; Samuel Ringland; Nancy (Ringland); Anna (Ringland.) In 1795, 12-year-old Thomas sailed to America with his father, settled in Pennsylvania, and began farming. Thomas was a Major in a Pennsylvania regiment in the War of 1812, serving under William Henry Harrison, and helped build Ft. Meigs. After the war, he became a Colonel. Thomas served 9 years in the legislature, with the last two years in the President's chair. He came to Edgar County in 1858.

Ringland, William. 970, 971. Born in Ireland. f/o Hon. Thomas Ringland. William and 12-year-old son Thomas sailed to America in 1795, and settled in Pennsylvania on a farm.

Ringland, William, 970, 971. Deceased. s/o Hon. Thomas Ringland and Anna (McCollum) Ringland.

Ringland, William F. 970, 971. s/o George Ringland, M.D., and Martha (Rea) Ringland. h/o Carolyn (McCorkle) Ringland. f/o Paul F. Ringland; George L. Ringland. William graduated with high honors in 1877, then he graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago in 1880. He was President of Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska. Ripple, Daniel. 880, 881. f/o Elizabeth (Ripple) Rhoads. Daniel was one of the earliest pioneers of Edgar County.

(Ripple), Elizabeth Rhoads. 880, 881. b.1788. d.1859/71. d/o Daniel Ripple, one of the earliest pioneers of Edgar County. w/o Jacob Rhoads. m/o 9 children, 3 living: Letitia (Rhoads) Mapes; Alney M. Rhoads; John Rhoads, Bio 880, 881; Eve (Rhoads) Foster, no information. Elizabeth was fluent in German, but had no German background.

(Ripple), Mary Hanley. 1036, 1037, 1038. d/o Michael Ripple. w/o Samuel Hanley. "Their large family of fifteen children grew to mature years, were never sick a day, never had a doctor and never lost a meal until after they had grown to manhood and woman hood." The four survivors: Mary (Hanley); John Hanley; David Hanley; Savilla (Hanley). Eleven deceased: Joseph, Matthew, William, Lydia, Michael, Cynthia, Samuel, Anthony, Ephraim, Elizabeth, Sarah. As children, they never had a sick day.

Ripple, Michael. 1036, 1037, 1038. f/o Mary (Ripple) Hanley. Michael fought in the Revolutionary War under General Washington. 1825, he left Kentucky and moved to Illinois.

Risley, Rev. A. L. 774, 775. h/o Charlotte F. (Shaw) Risley.

Risser, Abraham. 948, 949. A book keeper of the new First National Bank of Paris, Illinois.

Risser, Simon. 1104, 1105. h/o Addie (Arthur) Risser. Residents of Paris Township.

Ritchie, Edward. 570, 571. s/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

(Ritchie), Eleanor. 570, 571. d/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

(Ritchie), Elizabeth. 570, 571. d/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

(Ritchie), Hester A. 570, 571. d/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

Ritchie, Jefferson. 570, 571. s/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

Ritchie, John. 570, 571. h/o Mary (Cox) Ritchie. f/o Elizabeth (Ritchie); Hester A. (Ritchie); Joseph Ritchie; Melinda (Ritchie); John Ritchie; Mary (Ritchie) Falls Mitchell; Eleanor (Ritchie); Edward Ritchie; Jefferson Ritchie; Robert G. Ritchie. John fought in the war of 1812. He was a farmer, carpenter, and brick mason.

Ritchie, John. 570, 571. s/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

Ritchie, Joseph. 570, 571. s/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

(Ritchie), Mary Falls Mitchell,. 570, 571. d/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie. Wife of two men. (Husband #1) Jesse B. Falls. f/o Mary E. Falls; John E. Falls; Joseph I. Falls. (Husband #2) James Newton Mitchell. f/o Sarah E. (Mitchell); Martha A. (Mitchell); Cassius L. Mitchell; Josephine H. (Mitchell).

(Ritchie), Melinda. 570, 571. d/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

Ritchie, Robert G. 570, 571. s/o John Ritchie and Mary (Cox) Ritchie.

Ritte, Louis. 552, 555. h/o Emma (Woodyard) Ritte. Louis was a dry goods merchant in Missouri.

(Ritter), Mary Olehy. 725, 726. w/o John Olehy. m/o 14 children, 4 living: Louisa (Olehy) Rouse; Alvira (Olehy) Clingan, 475, 476; Mary (Olehy) Clyman; Rebecca Jane (Olehy) Watson.

(Ritter), Mary Reed Ross. 903, 904, 907. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) George Reed. f/o Laurence Reed married to the daughter of William Ross, Elizabeth (Ross) Reed, deceased; George Washington Reed married to the daughter of William Ross, Asenath (Ross) Reed; Martin Reed lived in Texas. (Husband #2) William Ross, father of Mary's daughters-in-law Asenath and Elizabeth.

(Ritter), Sarah A. "Sally" Hildreth. 793, 794, 797. 651. b.1810. d.1876/66 d.1877 w/o Alvin K. Hildreth. m/o Mary E. (Hildreth); William H. Hildreth, Bio 793, 794, 797; Sarah H. (Hildreth); John B. Hildreth; Louvisa (correct) (Hildreth); Parthenia (Hildreth). Five children died in infancy. Note: 651 lists Sarah's maiden name as Retter.

Rivens, Josiah. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

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

Roberts, (g/n/u). 1033, 1034, 1035. h/o Elizabeth (Tucker) Roberts of Paris, Illinois.

Roberts, Abraham. 644, 645. Born in Wales. h/o Elizabeth (Walter) Roberts. f/o Zeruah (Roberts) Ball. Abraham came to Vermilion County in 1865.

Roberts, Elsie. 872, 873. h/o Kanada (Townson) Roberts. f/o 1 child. A farmer.

(Roberts), Hannah Olmstead. 370, 371, 372. d. 1843. w/o George Olmstead. m/o 10 children, second born was Stanley Olmstead. Note: In a second biography of Albert G. Olmstead, pages 768, 769, 770, the spelling "Olmsted" is used.

(Roberts), Harriet Plumb. 804, 807. 878, 879. d/o Hon. John Roberts. w/o Saxton Plumb. m/o Sarah (Plumb); Olive (Plumb) McCulloch, 878, 879; John Plumb; Horace R. Plumb, Bio 804, 807.

Roberts, Hon. James, Sr. 804, 807. 1062, 1063, 1064. f/o Hon. John Roberts. James, an early pioneer of Vermont, was one of three men to receive approval to enter the wilderness and convert the soil to farm land. He laid out and named Whiting Township

Roberts, Hon. James, Jr. 804, 807. (1062, 1063, 1064 refers to him as Hon. John Roberts) s/o Hon. James Roberts, Sr. f/o Harriet (Roberts) Plumb. John learned to write on birch bark in Massachusetts. Involved in law and politics, was an attorney, sheriff, and judge, and was nominated for governor.

(Roberts), Katie N. 987, 988, 989. First wife of William M. Smith. A teacher, Katie died in 1882, the year after her marriage in 1881. (Roberts) Zeruah Ball. 644, 645. b. 1854. d/o Abraham Roberts and Elizabeth (Walter) Roberts. Second wife of Selim O. Ball. m/o Austin Ball; Sadie (Ball); Elise (Ball); Arena (Ball).

(Robertson), Eliza Jane Moore Rice 711, 712. d/o William J. Robertson and Susan (Rawlings) Robertson. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) (g/n/u) Moore. (Husband #2) Second wife of Daniel Rice. m/o Martha A. (Rice); Eliza J. (Rice); John W. Rice; Elijah R. Rice; Catherine Rice.

(Robertson), Fay. 599, 600. d/o Jacob J. Robertson and Melissa (Brithingham) Robertson.

(Robertson), Grace M. 599, 600. d/o Jacob J. Robertson and Melissa (Brithingham) Robertson.

(Robertson), Hallie G. 599, 600. d/o Jacob J. Robertson and Melissa (Brithingham) Robertson.

Robertson, Jacob J. Bio 599, 600. b.1848. s/o Zachariah Robertson and Elizabeth (Storr) Robertson, the eldest child of 16. h/o Melissa (Brithingham) Robertson. f/o Charles B. Robertson; Grace M. (Robertson); Fay (Robertson); infant Hallie G. (Robertson); Charles B. Robertson, died at 2 years. Jacob raised fine Short-horn cattle on his 100 acres. He served as Tax Collector for 2 years, School Director, and Supervisor of Newell Township. He was instrumental in determining which two men of the county officials were part of a $3,800 theft of funds.

Robertson, William J. 711, 712. h/o Susan (Rawlings) Robertson. f/o Eliza Jane (Robertson) Moore Rice.

Robertson, Zachariah, Sr. 719, 720. 599, 600. Information regarding Zachariah Robertson Sr. is not reliable. b. 1745. d. 1839/94. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Elizabeth (Storr) Robertson. m/o 8 sons and 8 daughters including first born Jacob J. Robertson, Bio 599, 600. Bio of Zachariah, Jr. states that Elizabeth was the first wife of Zachariah Robertson, Sr., that Elizabeth was the mother of 7 children, including Zachariah Jr., and that Zachariah Sr. was the father of 15 children in all. (Wife #2) Name unknown, as were the 7 or 8 children born to her. Zachariah served in the Revolutionary War. In 1837, at the age of 92, he moved to Brunswick, Illinois, on land that Dr. Henderson later owned. Note: If the dates are correct, Zachariah, Jr., was born when Zachariah Sr. was 77 years old.

Robertson, Zachariah, Jr. Bio 719, 720. b.1822. s/o Zachariah Robertson and first wife Elizabeth (Jones) Robertson. h/o Abigail (Starr) Robertson. f/o 16 children. Zachariah and Abigail located on their 105 acre farm in 1844. Note: If the dates are correct, Zachariah, Jr., was born when Zachariah Sr. was 77 years old. Also, the number of unnamed children born to Zacharian is questionable because it may refer to the number of children born to his father.

Robinson, (g/n/u). 417, 418. An old sailor, he was a teacher of Wilson V. Rickart.

(Robinson), Anna. 839, 840. Died 1865, age 22. d/o William Robinson and Mary (Warren) Robinson.

(Robinson), Anna L. 839, 840. d/o Jacob W. Robinson and Francis A. (Rexroad) Robinson.

Robinson, Charles. 839, 840. s/o William Robinson and Mary (Warren) Robinson. Charles was a resident of Kentucky.

Robinson, Dan Harrison. 839, 840. s/o Jacob W. Robinson and Francis A. (Rexroad) Robinson.

(Robinson), Eugenia French. 735, 736. d/o Hiram Robinson and Mary A. (Blanchard) Robinson. w/o Dr. Truman P. French. m/o George M. French; Morris D. French.

(Robinson), Eva Stewart. 702, 703. b. 1856. d/o Hugh Montgomery and Mary Jane (Dickason) Robinson. Widow of (g/n/u) Stewart. See for story of assuming publication of a newspaper from her father.

Robinson, Francis. 634, 635. Deceased. h/o Sally F. (Reid) Robinson. f/o 4 children.

(Robinson), Francis H. 839, 840. d/o Jacob W. Robinson and Francis A. (Rexroad) Robinson.

Robinson, Hart Benton. 702, 703. b. 1858. s/o Hugh Montgomery and Mary Jane (Dickason) Robinson.

Robinson, Hiram. 735, 736. h/o Mary A. (Blanchard) Robinson. f/o Eugenia I. (Robinson) French.

Robinson, Homer W. 839, 840. s/o Jacob W. Robinson and Francis A. (Rexroad) Robinson.

Robinson, Hugh Montgomery, "Mont Robinson." Bio 702, 703. b.1835. h/o Mary Jane (Dickason) Robinson. f/o Eva (Robinson); Hart Benton Robinson; Ida (Robinson); Larkin Gray Robinson. Born in Ohio, Hugh came to Illinois in 1853 but hesitated moving to Danville because of its "notoriety as a milk-sick center." Very few people moved to Danville in those days on that account." After various moves, in 1889 Hugh went to Champaign to publish a new Democratic paper, The Champaign Orbit. He was also a shoe maker and in 1882, Bright's disease stopped his work. Finally, he attributed his cure to an exclusive skimmed milk diet for restoration of his health. See for stories of newspaper ventures with daughters Ida and Eva.

(Robinson), Ida. 702, 703. b. 1860. d/o Hugh Montgomery and Mary Jane (Dickason) Robinson. See for story of starting a new newspaper with her father.

Robinson, Jacob W. Bio 839, 840. b.1843. s/o William Robinson and Mary (Warren) Robinson. h/o Francis A. (Rexroad) Robinson. f/o William S. Robinson; Mary A. (Robinson); Anna L. (Robinson); Homer W. Robinson; Francis H. Robinson. Lucy M. (Robinson), died in infancy; Dan Harrison Robinson. Jacob had a good education. He served in the 9th Kentucky Infantry for 3 years, and engaged in several important battles. He farmed 120 acres.

Robinson, John. 839, 840. s/o William Robinson and Mary (Warren) Robinson. h/o Armilda (Chism) Robinson. f/o 4 children. John was a farmer in Kansas. Note: John and his sister Sarah (Robinson) Chism each married residents of Kansas who were named Chism; no relationship between Armilda (Chism) and Crittendon Chism was included.

(Robinson), Kate Cox. 321, 327. w/o William L. Cox.

Robinson, Larkin Gray. 702, 703. b. 1869. s/o Hugh Montgomery and Mary Jane (Dickason) Robinson.

(Robinson), Mary. 839, 840. Died 1882. d/o William Robinson and Mary (Warren) Robinson.

(Robinson), Mary A. 839, 840. d/o Jacob W. Robinson and Francis A. (Rexroad) Robinson.

(Robinson), Rachel Snyder. 476, 477. w/o John Snyder. m/o 10 children.

Robinson, Samuel. 839, 840. Died 1882. s/o William Robinson and Mary (Warren) Robinson.

(Robinson), Sarah Chism. 839, 840. d/o William Robinson and Mary (Warren) Robinson. w/o Crittendon Chism. The Chisms were residents of Kansas. Note: Sarah and her brother John Robinson each married residents of Kansas who were named Chism; no relationship between Armilda (Chism) and Crittendon Chism was included.

Robinson, William, Sr. 839, 840. d.1865. h/o Mary (Warren) Robinson. f/o Sarah (Robinson) Chism; Anna (Robinson) d.1865, age 22; Charles Robinson; Samuel Robinson, died 1882; Mary (Robinson) died 1882; John Robinson; William Robinson, Jr.; Jacob W. Robinson, Bio 839, 840. In 1859, William left Tennessee for Kentucky where he was a farmer and a blacksmith.

Robinson, William, Sr. 839, 840. s/o Jacob W. Robinson and Francis A. (Rexroad) Robinson. h/o Mary (Warren) Robinson. f/o William Robinson, Jr.

Robinson, William Jr. 839, 840. s/o William Robinson and Mary (Warren) Robinson.

Note: Change in spelling from Robinson to Robison.

(Robison), Evelyn Herron, 285, 286. d/o Thomas Robison and Mary (Lane) Robison. w/o William G. Herron. m/o Fannie, who died at 21; Emma (Herron) Martin; David W. Herron; William H. Herron; John H. Herron; Una (Herron); Edwin Herron; Clyde Herron; Ralph Herron.

Robison, James. 278. h/o Ellen(m/n/u) Robison, both Irish. f/o Nancy (Robison) Truax. James was a famous Knight Templar in Dublin.

(Robison), Maria B. Hull. 824, 827. Second wife of Thomas Hull. m/o Margaret (Hull); Louisa (Hull); Rosa (Hull); Emma (Hull).

(Robison), Nancy Truax. 278. b.1801 d.1885/84 d/o James Robison and Ellen (m/n/u) Robison. w/o Joseph Truax Jr. m/o 9 including Capt. Joseph Truax.

Robison, Thomas. 285, 286. h/o Mary (Lane) Robison. f/o Evelyn (Robison) Herron.

Roderick, Francis. 657, 658. f/o Hester A. (Roderick) Current.

(Roderick), Hester A. Current. 657, 658. d/o Francis Roderick. w/o Abraham L. Current. m/o one child.

Rodrick, Daniel. 675, 676. Born, raised and married in Germany. f/o Soloman Rodrick. Daniel came to America and settled in Chillicothe, Ohio, where he built a log house. Floods from the Ohio River ruined his crops and drowned his stock. He died a poor man.

Rodrick, Francis. 675, 676. s/o William H. Rodrick and Mary A. (Brewer) Rodrick.

(Rodrick), Mary E. 675, 676. d/o William H. Rodrick and Mary A. (Brewer) Rodrick.

(Rodrick), Minnie May. 675, 676. d/o William H. Rodrick and Mary A. (Brewer) Rodrick.

(Rodrick), Sarah C. 675, 676. d/o William H. Rodrick and Mary A. (Brewer) Rodrick.

Rodrick, Solomon. 675, 676. b.1803. s/o Daniel Rodrick. Husband of three wives. (Wife #1) Sarah (Brewer) Rodrick m/o William H. Rodrick. (Wives #2 and #3, no information included.) Solomon lived in a pioneer home until 1825. He took wheat 125 miles to Chicago, and sold it for 50 cents per bushel. Grain was trodden out by horses or beaten with a flail. He came to Vermilion County and farmed till 1884, retired in Danville.

Rodrick, Thomas R. 675, 676. s/o William H. Rodrick and Mary A. (Brewer) Rodrick.

Rodrick, William H. Bio 675, 676. 413, 414b.1833. s/o Solomon Rodrick and Sarah (Brewer) Rodrick. h/o Mary A. (Brewer) Rodrick. f/o Thomas Rodrick; Sarah C. (Rodrick); Mary E. (Rodrick); Francis Rodrick; Minnie May (Rodrick), plus 6 children who died in infancy. Typical of the times, William attended school in a log house, and hunted as soon as he was big enough to hold a rifle His own farm was heavily timbered.

Rogers, Albert 897, 898, 899. s/o Miles Rogers and Mary (Brittenham) Rogers. Albert was a farmer in Edgar Township.

(Rogers), Annie Vinson. 392, 393. w/o Levin Vinson. m/o 5.

Rogers, Asaph. 897, 898, 899. s/o Elias Rogers, Jr. and Permelia (Holden) Rogers. A resident of Nebraska.

Rogers, Asel. 897, 898, 899. s/o Elias Rogers, Jr. and Permelia (Holden) Rogers. Served in the 25th Illinois Infantry for 3 years and 6 months. A resident of Kansas.

Rogers, C. O. 984. h/o Jennie (Turner) Rogers.

Rogers, Cooper. 486, 487. s/o J. M. Rogers and Harriet (Austin) Manning Rogers.

Rogers, Daniel. 897, 898, 899. s/o Elias Rogers, Jr. and Permelia (Holden) Rogers. Daniel served in the 64th Infantry. A resident of Colorado.

Rogers, Elias, Sr. 897, 898, 899. f/o Elias Rogers, Jr. Elias left Vermont and first moved to New York, then to Kentucky where he owned 1,000 acres and slaves. In 1836 he moved to Edgar County Illinois to 80 acres.

Rogers, Elias, Jr. 897, 898, 899. 901, 902, 903. d. 1868. s/o Elias Rogers, Sr. h/o Permelia (Holden) Rogers. f/o 11 children, but only 5 survived: Miles Rogers, Bio 897 898, 899; Asaph Rogers; Asel Rogers; Daniel Rogers; Harvey Rogers. Deceased children: Lavinia, Almira, Silas, Emily, Louisa. Elias fought in the war of 1812. He was stationed at Niagara Falls and helped recapture the arms surrendered by Hull, being wounded in the process. Elias had lived in Vermont, New York, and Kentucky; in 1825 he moved by ox team to Edgar County. There he fought Indians on his 800 acre farm in Edgar Township. According to 901, 902, 903, 1110, 1111, Elias died in 1869, arrived in Illinois in 1829, farmed 700 acres, and was the father of *Emeline (Rogers) Tripplett who died in 1849. Emeline may have been his deceased daughter, Emily, listed above.

(Rogers), Eliza Henderson. 897, 898, 899. Deceased. d/o Miles Rogers and Mary (Brittenham) Rogers. w/o M. Henderson.

(Rogers), Emeline Tripplett. 901, 902, 903. 1110, 1111. Died 1849. d/o Elias Rogers. w/o Daniel M. Tripplett. m/o George Washington Tripplett, her only child, who was only 2 years old when she died in 1849.

(Rogers), Hannah White. 353, 354. d. 1845. First wife of James White. m/o William White; Samuel White; Hannah (White).

Rogers, Harvey. 897, 898, 899. s/o Elias Rogers, Jr. and Permelia (Holden) Rogers. A resident of Edgar County.

Rogers, Hense 897, 898, 899. s/o Miles Rogers and Mary A. (Clouse) Rogers.

Rogers, J. M. 486, 487. Second husband of Harriet (Austin) Manning Rogers. f/o Cooper Rogers.

(Rogers), Janie Watson. 897, 898, 899. Deceased. d/o Miles Rogers and Mary (Brittenham) Rogers. w/o John Watson. m/o 2 children.

(Rogers), Julia. 897, 898, 899. Deceased. d/o Miles Rogers and Mary (Brittenham) Rogers.

(Rogers), Mary Ann Diffenderfer, 401, 402. w/o Gotleib Diffenderfer. m/o 10 children, Melinda the 4th born.

(Rogers), Mary Stearns. 452, 453. d. 1859. Second wife of Calvin Stearns. m/o Mary H. (Stearns) Cronkhite. After Mary died, her mother lived with Calvin as housekeeper, until his third marriage.

Rogers, Miles. Residence 896. Bio 897, 898, 899. b.1824. [Jul. 22, 1824-Oct. 15, 1897; Cherry Point Cemetery] s/o Elias Rogers, Jr., and Permelia (Holden) Rogers. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Mary (Brittenham) Rogers. d. 1878. m/o 5 children, only Albert survived. Deceased children: Eliza (Rogers) Henderson; Susie (Rogers) Glick; Janie (Rogers) Watson; Julia (Rogers). (Wife #2) Mary A. (Clouse) Rogers. m/o Russell Rogers; Hense Rogers. Miles was one year old when he came to Edgar County, Illinois, by ox team. As a boy, he saw herds of 50 deer, and as many as 15 wolves in a pack, which were hunted on horseback to save young pigs; he became an excellent hunter. Miles attended school only 1 winter, but observed and read. He purchased 80 acres of wild land and put up a log house; he added land through the years, owning 640 acres in Edgar Township plus 200 acres in Ross Township. His specialty was raising cattle, swine, and horses. He eventually rented part of his land.

Rogers, Russell. 897, 898, 899. s/o Miles Rogers and Mary A. (Clouse) Rogers.

(Rogers), Susie Glick. 897, 898, 899. Deceased. d/o Miles Rogers and Mary (Brittenham) Rogers. w/o J. Glick.

(Rohltink) Caroline Jugensmeyer 358, 359. d. 1870. w/o Gottlieb Jurgensmeyer. m/o 10 children, 7 still living including William Jurgensmeyer, the second born.

Roll, Abraham. 1045. Died 1877. h/o Hannah (McDonald) Roll. f/o 5 children including John Roll; Mary (Roll) Hathaway; Sally (Roll). Born in Sims Township when it was peopled largely by Indians and wild animals, He was a pioneer of Edgar County.

Roll, Charles A. 1045. s/o John Roll and Mary E. (Merkle) Roll.

Roll, Daniel. 831, 832. h/o Catherine (Forster) Roll.

Roll, David. 817, 818. f/o Fanny (Roll) Mason.

(Roll), Fanny Mason. 817, 818. b.1828. d/o David Roll. Second wife of John Mason. No children.

Rolo, James, 833, 834, 837, 838. h/o Nancy (Linnabary) Rolo. Resident of Nebraska.

Roll, John. Bio 1045. Born 1857. s/o Abraham Roll and Hannah (McDonald) Roll. h/o Mary E. (Merkle) Roll. f/o Charles A. Roll; John D. Roll; Hannah E. (Roll). Supervisor of Embarras Township. John occupied an 180 acre farm adjacent to his birthplace, and also operated his wife's 160 acres. John was interested in horses as described in the biography of Douglas Merkle.

Roll, John D. 1045. s/o John Roll and Mary E. (Merkle) Roll.

(Roll), Hannah E. 1045. d/o John Roll and Mary E. (Merkle) Roll.

(Roll), Mary Hathaway. 1045. d/o Abraham Roll and Hannah (McDonald) Roll. A widow. m/o Lilly F. Hathaway. Mary lived on the old homestead.

(Roll), Sally. 1045. d/o Abraham Roll and Hannah (McDonald) Roll. Sally lived with Hannah.

Rolston, David. 828, 829. h/o Elizabeth (m/n/u) Rolston. Parents of Mary Ann (Rolston) Ketterson. David and Elizabeth died young. Mary Ann, orphaned, came to America in 1859 with an aunt.

(Rolston), Mary Ann Ketterson, 828, 829. Born in Ireland in 1830. d/o David and Elizabeth Rolston of Ireland. w/o Joseph Ketterson, Jr. m/o Joseph C. Ketterson; Mary E. (Ketterson). Mary Ann, an orphan, came to America with an aunt in 1859, and married Joseph in 1860.

Roming, (g/n/u) 520, 521. h/o Ruth (Hayward) Roming.

(Roney), Elizabeth Jennings, 841, 842. w/o Manoah Jennings. m/o Lucretia A. (Jennings) Scott.

Rork, (g/n/u). 549, 550. h/o Annie E. (Elliott) Rork.

Rose, Rev. (g/n/u). 368, 369. Second husband of Harriet (Coffman) Hamilton Rose. Rev. Rose was a pastor in Athens, Ohio.

Ross, (g/n/u). 519, 520. h/o Margaret (Brown) Ross.

Ross, (g/n/u). 903, 904, 907. Born in Scotland. f/o John Ross. Mr. Ross arrived in America before the Revolutionary War. He married an American woman, farmed and operated a mill near Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. Education for children was limited at that time.

Ross, Abraham. 903, 904, 907. Died 1877. s/o John Ross and Christina (Conrad) Ross. Abraham was married and had grown children.

(Ross), Almeda McCoy. 696, 697. d/o John Ross and Susan E. (McCray) Ross. w/o J. W. McCoy. m/o Clarence D. McCoy. The McCoys lived in Kansas.

(Ross), Asenath Reed. 903, 904, 907. Died 1888. d/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. w/o George Washington Reed. m/o 4 children. Residents of Kansas.

Ross, Benjamin. 923, 924, 927. Deceased. s/o Timothy Ross and Rachael (m/n/u) Ross. Benjamin died in a sawmill accident.

Ross, Benton W. 819, 820. s/o Henry Ross and Martha M. (Dains) Ross.

(Ross), Catherine Jackson. 903, 904, 907. d/o John Ross, Sr, and Christina (Conrad) Ross. w/o John Jackson. m/o 10 children.

(Ross), Catherine Ross (correct). 923, 924, 927. w/o John L. Ross.

Ross, Charles. 917, 918. f/o Lilly (Ross) Lincoln.

Ross, Edgar A. 819, 820. s/o Henry Ross and Martha M. (Dains) Ross.

(Ross) Elizabeth Daniels. 696, 697. d/o John Ross and Susan E. (McCray) Ross. w/o John D. Daniels, a teacher in Archie.

(Ross), Elizabeth Green. 903, 904, 907. d/o John Ross, Sr, and Christina (Conrad) Ross. w/o Francis Green. m/o 9 children, only 3 living.

(Ross), Elizabeth Reed. 903, 904, 907. Died 1888. d/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. w/o H. Lawrence Reed. m/o 4 children who lived with Grandfather Ross.

(Ross), Elmira Julian. 903, 904, 907. d/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. w/o Milton Julian, a farmer in Danville. m/o 2.

Ross, Enos. 453, 454. f/o Martha (Ross) Smith. Enos was aboard the first boat that was floated on the Ohio River. The vessel was lost and Enos was never heard from again.

Ross, Franklin E. 819, 820. s/o Henry Ross and Martha M. (Dains) Ross.

Ross, Henry. Bio 819, 820. 903, 904, 907. b.1846. s/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. h/o Martha M. (Dains) Ross. f/o Edgar A. Ross; Frankalene (Ross), died at age 3; Henrietta (Ross) died at age 3; Benton W. Ross; Franklin E. Ross; Henry Elwood Ross. Henry was 6 when the family moved to Illinois. In 1869, he went to California for his health, and married Martha the next year. Henry operated 80 acres of the old homestead. Henry and brother W. H. Ross married sisters Martha M. and Mary J. (Dains).

Ross, Henry Elwood. 819, 820. s/o Henry Ross and Martha M. (Dains) Ross.

Ross, Henry. 903, 904, 907. Died 1869. s/o John Ross and Christina (Conrad) Ross. Henry, a farmer, was married and had eight children.

Ross, Hiram. 923, 924, 927. s/o Timothy Ross and Rachael (m/n/u) Ross. h/o Lucy (Dinmoore) Ross. f/o 2 children. Residents of Coles County, Illinois.

Ross, Jacob. 1111, 1112, 1113. h/o Abigail (m/n/u) Ross. f/o Mary A. (Ross) Orr.

Ross, Jacob. 903, 904, 907. Died 1879 in Los Angeles, California. s/o John Ross and Christina (Conrad) Ross. Jacob was married and had five children.

(Ross), Jane Mitchell. 1026, 1027, 1028. d/o Lord Ross of Ireland. w/o John Mitchell. m/o William Mitchell, Sr. Lord Ross was so furious when he learned of the marriage of his daughter that he offered *$20,000 for John's head. The couple fled to America, settling in Pennsylvania. Note: *$20,000 was the equivalent in 2012.

Ross, John "Uncle John" 696, 697. d.1877. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Rebecca C. (Davis) Ross. Died very young. (Wife #2) Susan E. (McCray) Ross. m/o Rebecca J. (Ross) Huffman; Mary E. (Ross) Bradfield; Martha A. (Ross) Cundiff; Almeda (Ross) McCoy; John Ross; Elizabeth (Ross) Daniels. Four children died young. John came to Indiana with his parents at an early age. In 1856 John and Susan moved to Illinois on the banks of the Vermilion River, living with John's brother until their home on 115 acres was completed. After John died in 1877, Susan managed the 115 acres with the help of son-in-law W. D. Bradfield.

Ross, John. 696, 697. s/o John Ross and Susan E.(McCray) Ross. A college graduate in 1889. Twin of William Ross, who died.

Ross, John. 903, 904, 907. b.1781. d.1849/68. s/o (g/n/u) Ross who was born in Scotland and arrived in America before the Revolutionary War. h/o Christina (Conrad) Ross. f/o Catherine (Ross) Jackson; Johnston Ross; William Ross, Bio 903, 904, 907; Elizabeth (Ross) Green. Deceased children: Abraham, Mary (Ross) Allen, Henry, John, Jacob. John was a farmer and drover. After their marriage in Pennsylvania, the couple moved to Ohio.

Ross, John. 903, 904, 907. Died 1879. s/o John Ross and Christina (Conrad) Ross. John was married and had five children.

Ross, John L. 923, 924, 927. s/o Timothy Ross and Rachael (m/n/u) Ross. h/o Catherine (Ross - correct) Ross.

Ross, Johnson 348, 349. Brother of Katie (Ross) Jackson, uncle of Amos Jackson who went with Johnson to Illinois in 1835.

Ross, Johnston. 903, 904, 907. Died 1869. s/o John Ross and Christina (Conrad) Ross. Johnston owned a large stock ranch in Texas, he was married and had eleven children, but only 4 lived.

(Ross), Katie Jackson. 684, 685. Died 1840. First wife of John Jackson. m/o Christina (Jackson); Elizabeth (Jackson); Martha (Jackson); Henry Jackson; John J. Jackson, Bio 684, 685; Abraham Jackson; Andy Jackson; Amos Jackson. The Jacksons left Pennsylvania for Ohio, and in 1829 moved to Indiana. Note: 348, 349: Sister of Johnson Ross.

(Ross), Lettie. Orr 1111, 1112, 1113. w/o Franklin Orr, a ranchman and cattleman of Kansas.

Ross, Lewis C. 903, 904, 907. s/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. h/o Alice (Pound) Ross. f/o 4 children. Lewis became a wealthy ranchman in Texas.

(Ross) Lilly McVay. 917, 918. d/o Charles Ross. w/o Lincoln McVay. m/o Jacob C. R. McVay.

Ross, Lord. 1026, 1027, 1028. Lord Ross of Ireland. f/o Jane (Ross) Mitchell, wife of John Mitchell. Lord Ross was so furious when he learned of the marriage of his daughter that he offered *$20,000 for John's head. The couple fled to America, settling in Pennsylvania. Note: *$20,000 is the 2012 equivalent of the amount offered for John's head.

(Ross), Martha A. Cundiff. 696, 697. d/o John Ross and Susan E. (McCray) Ross. w/o Isaac M. Cundiff. m/o L. Lester Cundiff; Orville Cundiff; Elizabeth (Cundiff). The Cundiffs lived in Nebraska.

(Ross), Martha Smith 453, 454. 741, 742. d.1874. d/o Enos Ross. w/o Isaac Smith. m/o William Smith, deceased; Mary (Smith) deceased; David R. Smith, Bio 741, 742; Hannah (Smith); John Smith; Lydia (Smith); Isaac Smith. Isaac and Martha lived in Virginia and Tennessee.

(Ross), Mary Orr. 923, 924, 927. d/o Timothy Ross and Rachael (m/n/u) Ross. w/o James Orr., 719 m/o 4 children including third born James W. Orr, Bio 719. Residents of Vermilion County, Illinois.

(Ross), Mary A. Orr. 1111, 1112, 1113. d/o Jacob and Abigail (m/n/u) Ross. Second wife of James Orr, married in 1845. m/o 6 boys, 4 survived: Abner Ross Orr; Thomas J. Orr; James W. Orr; Franklin Orr. Deceased sons: Timothy W. Orr, died at 6 years; Hiram E. Orr, died age 2.

(Ross), Mary Allen. 903, 904, 907. Died in 1878. d/o John Ross, Sr, and Christina (Conrad) Ross. w/o Stephen Allen. m/o 7 children.

(Ross), Mary Allen. 847, 848. w/o Benjamin Allen, Sr. m/o 7 children, including the first white child born in Meade County: Marshall Allen; James Allen; Hardin Allen; Benjamin Allen, Jr. Bio 847, 848; Delilah H. (Allen). Deceased: Sarah (Allen) and Mary (Allen).

(Ross), Mary E. Bradfield. 696, 697. d/o John Ross and Susan E. (McCray) Ross. w/o W. D. Bradfield who was in charge of the Ross farm.

(Ross), Philetta Hildreth. 903, 904, 907. 651. Deceased. d/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. w/o John B. Hildreth. m/o 4 including Carrie A. (Hildreth) Black; Alice (Hildreth). Residents of Vermilion County.

(Ross), Rachael Mason. 923, 924, 927. d/o Timothy Ross and Rachael Ross. w/o John Mason. m/o Mary (Mason) Fisher; Abigail (Mason) Austin; William Mason; Phoebe J. (Mason) Conway; Hiram Mason; James K. Mason, Bio 923, 924, 927; Jacob Mason, deceased; George Thomas Mason; Timothy Mason. In 1853, the family left Pennsylvania and went to Harrison County, Virginia. In 1855, they moved to Coles County, Illinois and bought 320 acres. In 1858, the family settled in Hocking County, Ohio.

(Ross), Rebecca Brinkerhoff Smith. 903, 904, 907. d/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. Wife of two men:(Husband #1) Jacob Brinkerhoff. f/o 2 children. (Husband #2) Ralph Smith. Ralph was a grain buyer in Metcalf, and the father of one child.

(Ross), Rebecca J. Huffman. 696, 697. Died 1875. d/o John Ross and Susan E. (McCray) Ross. w/o George W. Huffman who died in 1875. m/o Weldon G. Huffman and Charles C. Huffman.

(Ross), Rhoda Smith. 903, 904, 907. Died 1888. d/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. w/o John Smith of Kansas. m/o 5 children.

(Ross), Sarah Bantz. 429, 430. w/o James Bantz. m/o 4 children.

Ross, Timothy. 923, 924, 927. h/o Rachael (m/n/u) Ross. Rachael was born 1817, d.1864/47. f/o John L. Ross; Hiram Ross; Timothy Ross; Benjamin Ross, deceased; Thomas Ross; Mary (Ross) Orr; Phoebe (Ross) deceased; Rachael (Ross) Mason.

Ross, Timothy. 923, 924, 927. Deceased. s/o Timothy Ross and Rachael (m/n/u) Ross. Timothy was a physician and surgeon.

Ross, Thomas. 923, 924, 927. s/o Timothy Ross and Rachael (m/n/u) Ross. Thomas and his family lived in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

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

Ross, William. Bio 903, 904, 907; 819, 820. Born 1818. s/o John Ross and Christina (Conrad) Ross. h/o Two women: (Wife #1) Asenath (Crull) Ross. m/o Rebecca (Ross) Brinkerhoff; Henry Ross, Bio 819, 820;Rhoda (Ross) Smith, deceased; Lewis C Ross; Elmira (Ross) Julian; Philetta (Ross) Hildreth, deceased; William Ross; Elizabeth (Ross) Reed, deceased, whose 4 children were raised by Grandfather William; Asenath (Ross) Reed; one child died in infancy. (Wife #2) Mary (Ritter) Reed Ross. Mary was the mother of 3 sons by her first husband, George Reed: Laurence Reed married William's daughter Elizabeth (Ross) Reed, deceased; George Washington Reed married William's daughter Asenath (Ross) Reed; Martin Reed lived in Texas. William experienced pioneer life in 3 states. In 1828 the family moved from Ohio to Indiana and 10-year-old William played with neighboring Indian boys. Only 7 white families were in the county. He was educated there in subscription schools. William arrived in Illinois in 1852, to 280 acres in Vermilion County. He also had 800 acres in Young America Township in Edgar County and moved there in 1856. At one time he had over 1,600 acres, which he eventually divided among his children, keeping 320 acres for himself.

Ross, William H. 903, 904, 907. 819, 820. s/o William Ross and Asenath (Crull) Ross. Second husband of Mary Ann (Dains) Green Ross. William and brother Henry married sisters Mary Ann and Martha (Dains). According to 903, 904, 907, William was married previously (or later) to Susan (Reese) Ross, mother of 2 children.

Ross, William H. 1111, 1112, 1113. h/o Louise J. (Orr) Ross, deceased. m/o 5 children who lived with William in Beeville, Texas.

(Rote), Paulina Williams. 679, 680. First wife of Thomas Williams. m/o 12 children, including fourth born Paulina (Williams) Baker Thomas.

(Rothrock, Asenith Baum. 1070, 1071. w/o Daniel Baum. m/o Henry Baum. Lived 89 years.

(Rotroff), Isabelle Stewart. 912, 913. b.1841 or 1844. d.1876. d/o John and Elizabeth Rotroff. First wife of Marion Stewart. m/o 10 children, 3 deceased: David Stewart; Grant Stewart; Minnie (Stewart) Braiding; Keziah Stewart; Alice (Stewart); Marion G. Stewart; Olive (Stewart). Deceased: Arthur, Grace, James R.

Rotroff, John. 912, 913. h/o Elizabeth (m/n/u) Rotroff. f/o Isabelle (Rotroff) Stewart.

Roudebush, Daniel. 301, 302, 303. h/o Rachel (Davis) Roudebush. f/o 4 children.

(Rouland), Martha Hyatt. 277, 278 w/o James Hyatt. m/o 7 children, 4 sons and 3 daughters, including Mary (Hyatt) Wallace, an invalid; Melvina Elizabeth (Hyatt) Davis.

Rounds, Alford. 685, 686. f/o 9 children, including Rachel (Rounds) Layton.

(Rounds), Rachel Layton 685, 686. d/o Alford Rounds. w/o Job Layton. m/o David Layton, Bio 685, 686; John Layton, Jacob Layton, James E. Layton; Franklin Layton; George Layton; Elizabeth (Layton); Harriet (Layton); one infant deceased.

Rountree, Charles. 597, 598. f/o Elizabeth (Rountree) Stevens.

(Rountree) Elizabeth Stevens 597, 598. d/o Charles Rountree. w/o James H. Stevens. m/o Charles Fremont Stevens; Winfield S. Stevens; Jessie F. (Stevens).

Rouse, Dennis A. 725, 726. s/o Dennis H. Rouse and Louisa (Olehy) Rouse.

Rouse, Dennis H. Bio 725, 726. 475, 476. b.1828. s/o Reason Rouse and Martha (Olehy) Rouse. h/o Louisa (Olehy) Rouse. f/o Reason A. Rouse; Dennis A. Rouse. Dennis was 3 when his father died in preparation for the move from Ohio to Illinois. Two weeks later, his mother, Martha, gathered their belongings, and with her 6 children they moved to Illinois with teams, driving livestock before them. Martha bought 80 acres of forest covered land near Danville. They wintered in a vacant log cabin. The mother fell ill, and died. Five of the children were returned to Ohio for 3 years with aunts and uncles. Dennis spent 3 years with his uncle Dennis Olehy, but apparently he remained with his uncle in Vermilion County until he was 19. He worked on a farm for three years and earned a total of $252. Next, he rented land and 5 years later bought his own property, 80 acres of wild prairie land, and built a house on it. In 1889, he left the farm in the care of son Reason, and moved to Danville. By then he owned 1,090 acres, plus his city property.

(Rouse) Mary J. Jones. 210, 211. w/o John W. Jones.

Rouse, Reason. 725, 726 d.1831. s/o Solomon Rouse. h/o Martha (Olehy) Rouse. f/o 6 children, including Dennis H. Rouse. In 1831, Reason sold all of his property in preparation for a move from Ohio to Illinois. However, he died before he could even begin the move. Two weeks later Martha and the 6 children moved. That winter Martha died. Relatives took in the children.

Rouse, Reason A. 725, 726. s/o Dennis H. Rouse and Louisa (Olehy) Rouse. h/o Dolly J. (Stewart) Rouse. Reason was in charge of the home farm of father Dennis. (1022, 1023, spelled Roush.)

Rouse, Solomon. 725, 726. Born in England. f/o Reason Rouse. In 1815, Solomon moved from Delaware to Ohio.

Roush. See also Rouse.

Roush, H. M. 801, 802, 803, 804. h/o Martha (Fouts) Roush. H. M. was a prosperous farmer in Missouri.

(Rowand), (g/n/u) Baum 456, 457, 458. w/o A. Jacob Baum. m/o Charles Baum; Lellia C. (Baum); George Ray Baum; twins Spessard and Estelle Baum.

Rowand, Charles D. 633, 634. s/o John F. Rowand and Elizabeth Almira (Cross) Rowand.

Rowand, Dale. 525, 526. s/o Gust Rowand and Wilmetta (Pugh) Rowand.

Rowand, Davis 633, 634. s/o Edward Rowand and second wife Margaret (Smith) Rowand.

Rowand, Rev. Edward. 633, 634; 451, 452. b.1790 d.1861/74. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) (g/n/u) (Luce) Rowand. m/o 7 children including William Rowand. (Wife #2) Margaret (Smith) Rowand, from Ireland. m/o Edward M. Rowand; John F. Rowand, Bio 633, 634; Isaac Rowand; Margaret J. Rowand. Mary E. (Rowand) Arbuckle; Davis Rowand. The Rowand family came to Illinois in 1857. Edward returned to the East, reaching Ohio about 1859, and died in 1861.

Rowand, Edward M. 633, 634. s/o Edward Rowand and second wife Margaret (Smith) Rowand.

Rowand, Gust. 525, 526. h/o Wilmetta (Pugh) Rowand. f/o Dale Rowand. Gust was a leading horse breeder.

(Rowand), Hattie. 633, 634. d/o John F. Rowand and Elizabeth Almira (Cross) Rowand.

Rowand, Isaac. 633, 634. s/o Edward Rowand and second wife Margaret (Smith) Rowand.

(Rowand), Jennie E. 633, 634. d/o John F. Rowand and Elizabeth Almira (Cross) Rowand.

Rowand, John F. Portrait 632. Bio 633, 634. b.1853. [1/1/1854-2/19/1914] s/o Edward Rowand and second wife Margaret (Smith) Rowand. h/o Elizabeth Almira (Cross) Rowand. f/o John F. Rowand, Jr.; Jennie E. (Rowand); Charles D. Rowand; Hattie M. (Rowand). John was 4 years old in 1857 when he came to Illinois. After his father died in Ohio, John lived with his half brother William Rowand. John worked on farms for $8 per month in the summer, and went to school in the winter. His father's estate was settled in 1877 and John inherited 200 acres, which he increased to 300 acres. The farm had a windmill and artesian well that was 210 feet deep. John was supervisor of Sidell Township for 7 years.

Rowand, John F. Jr. 633, 634. s/o John F. Rowand and Elizabeth Almira (Cross) Rowand.

(Rowand), Margaret J. 633, 634. d/o Edward Rowand and second wife Margaret (Smith) Rowand.

(Rowand), Mary E. Arbuckle. 451, 452. 663, 664. b.1861. d/o Rev. Edward Rowand and second wife Margaret (Smith) Rowand. w/o Alphonso T. Arbuckle. Mary was a graduate of a literary school, and a fine art school.

Rowand, William 633, 634. s/o Edward Rowand and first wife (g/n/u) (Luce) Rowand.

Rowand Farm. 614, 615. John Newkirk rented the farm in 1857.

(Rowe), Anna E. Sweney. 992, 993. d/o Dr. Mark Rowe and first wife, Elizabeth P. (Kennedy) Rowe. w/o of Dr. Frank Sweney of St. Paul, Minnesota. m/o Kate (Sweney); Marcia (Sweney).

Rowe, Charles K. 992, 993. s/o Dr. Mark Rowe and first wife Elizabeth P. (Kennedy) Rowe. h/o Belle (McNeill) Row. Residents of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Graduate of Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. (Google note: the "K." stands for Kennedy, the maiden name of his mother.)

Rowe, Edward. 1054, 1055. 731, 732. h/o Elenor (correct)(Littleton) Rowe. f/o Elenor (Rowe) Coake. The Rowe family lived in Carter County, Kentucky, until 1863. They purchased a farm in Illinois that Edward and "a son "occupied. This is the only reference to a son. Apparently Elenor had died in Kentucky.

(Rowe), Elenor (correct) Coake. 1054, 1055. 731, 732. d/o Edward Rowe and Elenor (Littleton) Rowe. w/o Henry J. Coake. m/o Rev. David Coake, Bio 1054, 1055.

Rowe, Herbert B. 992, 993. s/o Dr. Mark Rowe and second wife Rosanna E. (House) Adams Rowe.

Rowe, Dr. James. 992, 993. f/o Mark Rowe, M.D, Bio 992, 993. In 1852, Dr. Rowe brought his family from England and settled in Dubuque, Iowa, hoping the dry climate would improve his health. However, he died a few years later.

Rowe, Dr. Mark. Bio 992, 993. Born 1834 in England. s/o Dr. James Rowe. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Elizabeth P. (Kennedy) Rowe. m/o Anna E. (Rowe) Sweney; Charles K. Rowe. (Wife #2) Rosanna E. (House) Adams Rowe. m/o Herbert B. Rowe. At age 18, Mark came to America with his father and family in hopes that the climate would improve his father's health. No mention of any other family members being with them. See for extensive medical training and practice details. He averaged 10,000 miles per year for 10 years, to treat patients. Retired to elegant home on 240 acres, plus 320 acres in Wichita County, Texas. He also farmed and raised stock during his career as physician and surgeon. (Google notes: Died in 1920, age 86. Photo of home on Google. In addition to children Anna and Charles by first wife Elizabeth, Google included a third child, Frank Rowe. Google did not include second wife, Rosanna and their son Herbert.)

Rowell, John. 707, 708. h/o Mollie (Shaw) Rowell. f/o 2.

(Royer), Emma Thompson. 289, 290. w/o John Henry Thompson. m/o 2 children. Residents of Kansas City, Missouri.

(Rozier) (g/n/u) Sheets. 789, 790. First wife of Reuben Sheets. m/o 5. Reuben moved to Illinois in 1830, and to Edgar Township in 1850.

(Rubottom), Alvira. 565, 566. d/o Simon Rubottom.

Rubottom, David. 565, 566. s/o Simon Rubottom.

(Rubottom), Elizabeth Folger. 565, 566. d/o Simon Rubottom. w/o (g/n/u) Folger.

Rubottom, Joel. 565, 566. s/o Simon Rubottom.

Rubottom, Linton 565, 566. s/o Simon Rubottom.

(Rubottom), Mahala Wright. 565, 566. d/o Simon Rubottom. w/o (g/n/u) Wright.

(Rubottom), Mariam Haworth. 565, 566. d/o Simon Rubottom. w/o (g/n/u) Haworth.

Rubottom, Moses. 565, 566. s/o Simon Rubottom.

(Rubottom), Rachael Smith. 565, 566. d/o Simon Rubottom. w/o (g/n/u) Smith.

(Rubottom), Ruth Reynolds. 565, 566. d/o Simon Rubottom. w/o Mahlon Reynolds. m/o Moses Reynolds. 745, 746 Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger. Note: Ruth may have also been the wife of (g/n/u) Newlin.

Rubottom, Simon. 565, 566. f/o Joel Rubottom; Linton Rubottom; Alvira (Rubottom); Moses Rubottom; Elizabeth (Rubottom) Folger; Mariam (Rubottom) Haworth; Mahaha (Rubottom) Wright; Rachel (Rubottom) Smith; Susan (Rubottom) Parker; David Rubottom; Ruth (Rubottom) Reynolds; William Rubottom.

(Rubottom), Susan Parker. 565, 566. d/o Simon Rubottom. w/o (g/n/u) Parker.

Rubottom, William. 565, 566. s/o Simon Rubottom.

(Rubrake), Catherine Owen. 606, 607. d/o Jacob and Catherine Rubrake, both from Germany. w/o Alexander Owen. Alexander and his bride came to Vermilion County in 1869.

Rubrake, Jacob. 606, 607. b.1813. d.1888/75. h/o Catherine (m/n/u) Rubrake. f/o Catherine (Rubrake) Owen. Jacob and his wife were both from Germany.

Ruby, Burda. 545, 546. s/o Ed Ruby and Hortensia (Douglas) Ruby.

Ruby, Ed. 545, 546. h/o Hortensia (Douglas) Ruby. f/o Burda Ruby.

Rudy, Henry. 842, 843, 844. h/o Elizabeth (m/n/u) Rudy. f/o 8 children including Susannah (Rudy) Morris.

(Rudy), Susannah Morris. 842, 843, 844. d/o Henry and Elizabeth (m/n/u) Rudy. w/o Oneal Morris. m/o Eveline (Morris) Perisho; Henry R. Morris; Elizabeth (Morris) Henry; Martin L. Morris; John W. Morris; Anna B. (Morris).

(Rufing), Frances Jack. 363, 364. d. 1871. Second wife of Rueben Jack.

Rumley Steam Thresher 643, 644. William Vest Winters, Benjamin Macklin, and Samuel Crow shared in a threshing business for 20 years using a complete Rumley Steam Threshing outfit.

Rummel, William. 654, 655. h/o Magdalena (Baker) Rummel, died 1889.

(Runyon) Mary Boardman, 217, 218. w/o Jesse C. Boardman. m/o Vinson R. Boardman. Mary died when Vinson was 4 years old.

Rush, Allen. 919, 920. Brother of William Rush. When William and his wife died at nearly the same time, Allen raised his niece, Harriet A. (Rush) Milliken.

(Rush) Harriet A. Millikin. 919, 920. Born1841. d/o William Rush and Nancy (Pritchard) Rush. w/o Andrew Millikin. m/o Thomas A. Millikin; Caroline (Millikin) Francis. After both parents died when Harriet was 3, she was raised by her Uncle Allen Rush.

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

Russell, (g/n/u). 1036, 1037, 1038. h/o Lizzie (Hanley) Russell, residents of Indiana.

Russell, Abner. 1036, 1037, 1038. h/o Hannah (Hanley) Russell. f/o Everett Lee Russell; Emma (Russell). The Russels occupied the home farm.

Russell, Andrew. 509, 510. f/o Mary J. (Russell) Banta.

(Russell), Annie Buckler. 1018. w/o Lawrence Y. Buckler. m/o Frank Buckler. Residents of Kinney, Illinois.

(Russell), Emma. 1036, 1037, 1038. d/o Abner Russell and Hannah (Hanley) Russell

Russell, Everett Lee. 1036, 1037, 1038. s/o Abner Russell and Hannah (Hanley) Russell

(Russell), Mary J. Banta, 509, 510 w/o James Henry Banta. m/o James A. Banta; Nancy E. (Banta); William F. Banta; Sarah A. (Banta); Margaret E. (Banta); Annie D. (Banta); Andrew J. Banta; John H. Banta.

Russum, George. 981, 982, 983. h/o Keturah (Howell) Russum. Residents of Linn County, Kansas.

Ruth, George. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000

(Ruth), Rachael Fletcher, 521, 522. 558, 559. d.1862. First wife of John Fletcher. m/o Sarah J. (Fletcher) Armstrong; Henry Fletcher; Mary A. (Fletcher) Lewis; John W. Fletcher; Amanda (Fletcher) Cupp; James Fletcher; William Fletcher, d. age 23.

Rutledge, John. 291, 292 h/o Elizabeth (Wright) Rutledge.

Rutledge, Governor Leander 240, 241, 242. With Mr. Beckwith, Mr. Rutledge employed Henry G. Boyce as carpenter and joiner.

Ryan, John. 1008, 1009. h/o Mary Ann (Stewart) Ryan.

(Rymer), Hannah Puzey 760, 761. Born in England. d/o James Rymer and Elizabeth (m/n/u) Rymer. w/o Henry Puzey. m/o Joseph Puzey; James R. Puzey; Thomas Puzey; Francis E. Puzey; Henry Puzey. "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."

Rymer, James. 760, 761. Died in England at age 70. h/o Elizabeth (m/n/u) Rymer who died at age 60. f/o Hannah (Rymer) Puzey. James was a well to do farmer in England.

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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