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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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(Vale), Beulah Conkle 862, 863. d/o Eli Vale and Annie P. (Underwood) Vale. w/o (g/n/u) Conkle. Resident of Ohio.

Vale, Charles F. 862, 863. s/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale. Chrles helped his father establish the Kansas Herald.

Vale, Edmond L. 862, 863. s/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale. h/o Jennie (Pugh) Vale. f/o Nellie (Vale) Residents of Iowa.

Vale, Eli. 862, 863. Lived 95 years. s/o John Vale. h/o Annie P. (Underwood) Vale. f/o 10 children, 8 listed: John T. Vale; Beulah (Vale) Conkle; Susannah (Vale) Booth; Louisa (Vale) Pyle; Lewis W. Vale; Frank Vale; T. B. Vale; James E. Vale, Bio 862, 863. Eli left Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio in pioneer days, being one of the first settlers in Middleton Township. Eli served in the War of 1812. Vale, Frank. 862, 863. s/o Eli Vale and Annie P. (Underwood) Vale. Resident of Salina, Kansas.

Vale, Howard. 862, 863. s/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale.

Vale, James E. Bio 862, 863. b.1833. s/o Eli Vale and Annie P. (Underwood) Vale. h/o Angeline (Metz) Vale. f/o Laura (Vale) Geisenhof; Nettie (Vale) Stewart; Edmond L. Vale; Llewella (Vale) Holland; Lizzie (Vale) Anthony; Charles F. Vale; May (Vale); Howard Vale; Kate (Vale). James' early years were on his father's farm, attending school in winter. In 1850, at 17, he apprenticed to a carriage-maker in Salem, Ohio, until age 21 in 1854. Married in 1855. In 1865 he left Ohio, came to Edgar County, and located at Vermilion Station as a wagon and carriage maker, carpenter, and undertaker. In 1872, off to Kansas in Edgar County. In 1888, with his son, Charles F. Vale, as manager of the Editorial Department , and James as the senior member, he established the Kansas Herald, in Edgar County.

Vale, John T. 862, 863. s/o Eli Vale and Annie P.(Underwood) Vale. John lived at the old homestead in Ohio.

Vale, John. 862, 863. f/o Eli Vale.

(Vale), Kate. 862, 863. d/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale.

(Vale), Laura Geisenhof. 862, 863. d/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale. w/o William H. Geisenhof. m/o Ernest Geisenhof; Vera (Geisenhof); infant girl. Residents of Iowa.

Vale, Lewis W. 862, 863. s/o Eli Vale and Annie P. (Underwood) Vale. Lewis lived in Washington, D. C.

(Vale), Lizzie Anthony. 862, 863. d/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale. w/o Frank H. Anthony, employee of Kansas Herald.

(Vale), Llewella Holland. 862, 863. d/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale. w/o Bert Holland. m/o Letha Holland. (Vale), Louisa Pyle. 862, 863. d/o Eli Vale and Annie P. (Underwood) Vale. w/o (g/n/u) Pyle. Resident of Iowa.

(Vale), May. 862, 863. d/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale.

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

(Vale), Nettie Stewart. 862, 863. d/o James E. Vale and Angeline (Metz) Vale. w/o Dr. David T. Stewart. m/o infant girl. Residents of Iowa.

(Vale), Susannah Booth. 862, 863. d/o Eli Vale and Annie P. (Underwood) Vale. w/o (g/n/u) Booth. Resident of Ohio.

Vale, T. B. 862, 863. s/o Eli Vale and Annie P. (Underwood) Vale. Resident of Salina, Kansas.

(Valentine), Isadora Williams. 352, 353. w/o Truman Williams.

Van Allen, Bertie. 389, 390, 391. s/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

Van Allen, Charles. 342, 343. s/o John H. Van Allen and Rebecca (Morrison) Van Allen.

(Van Allen), Ellie. 342, 343. d/o John H. Van Allen and Rebecca (Morrison) Van Allen.

(Van Allen), Etta. 389, 390, 391. d/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

Van Allen, Frank 389, 390, 391. s/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

(Van Allen, Gracie M. 342, 343. d/o John H. Van Allen and Rebecca (Morrison) Van Allen.

Van Allen, James M. 342, 343 s/o John H. Van Allen and Rebecca (Morrison) Van Allen.

(Van Allen), Jessie 342, 343 d/o John H. Van Allen and Rebecca (Morrison) Van Allen.

Van Allen, John 389, 390, 391. s/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

Van Allen, John H. Bio 342, 343 b. 1813. s/o Stats B. Van Allen and Margaret (Hill) Van Allen. h/o Rebecca (Morrison) Van Allen. f/o 9 children, 7 living, all at home: Ellie (Van Allen); Charles H. Van Allen; William E. Van Allen, Bio 389, 390, 391, gives middle initial as "P", not "E"; James M. Van Allen; Jessie F. Van Allen; Gracie M. Van Allen; Robert S. Van Allen. At 49, John joined Co G 97th Ohio Infantry with son William. Disabled in a fall at Wild Cat Mt. A carpenter, he also hauled stoneware and crockery. In 1869, he had a pottery factory near Glenburn, Illinois.. In 1870, he returned to farming on 205 acres. He was school director for 12 years.

(Van Allen), Mary 389, 390, 391. d/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

(Van Allen), Nellie 389, 390, 391. d/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

Van Allen, Robert S. 342, 343. s/o John H. Van Allen and Rebecca (Morrison) Van Allen.

Van Allen, Stats B. 342, 343. b.1818. d.1888/70. h/o Margaret (Hill) Van Allen, f/o 12 children, John H. Van Allen being the third born. Stats was a carpenter and a contractor.

Van Allen, Stats 389, 390, 391. s/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

(Van Allen), Vida 389, 390, 391. d/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

Van Allen, Walter 389, 390, 391. s/o William P. Van Allen and Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen.

Van Allen, William P. Bio 389, 390, 391. b.1840. Bio of father, John H. Van Allen on 342, 343, and mother Rebecca (Morrison) Van Allen. h/o Carolyn V. (Kiger) Van Allen. f/o Walter Van Allen; Frank Van Allen; Stats Van Allen; Bertie Van Allen; John Van Allen; Mary (Van Allen); Etta (Van Allen); Nellie (Van Allen); Vida (Van Allen). William began as a carpenter with his father. William and father John served in Co. G, 97th Ohio Infantry. Wounded, taken to Nashville, then Louisville, then taken home by his father who also had been disabled in a fall. William suffered from injuries the rest of his life. He came to Illinois in 1870 with his wife. His 112 acres featured stock raising, especially Poland-China swine, and 20 draft horses. On the County Board of Supervisors for 2 years; Justice of the Peace for 4 years, School Director for 9 years.

VanBrunt, Thomas. 700, 701. h/o Mary (Allen) VanBrunt.

Vance, Samuel. 962, 963. f/o (g/n/u) (Vance) Utter. Samuel laid out the town of Paris, Illinois.

(Van Cleve), Ruth Mitchell. 570, 571. b. 1802. d.1847/45. First wife of Gabriel Mitchell. m/o Daniel H. Mitchell, deceased; John W. Mitchell; Margery A. (Mitchell); Polly B. (Mitchell); James Newton Mitchell, Bio 570, 571; Martha J. (Mitchell); Sally E. (Mitchell); Robert L. Mitchell; Minnie (Mitchell) deceased; Amelia S. (Mitchell; Nancy (Mitchell); Melina H. Mitchell.

(Vanderin), Emily Craig. 200. w/o William Craig. m/o Mary J. (Craig) Baum.

Vandervert, James 451, 452. h/o Margaret (m/n/u) Vandevert. f/o Lamanda (Vandervert) Arbuckle.

(Vandervert), Lamanda Arbuckle, 451, 452. b. 1829 in Pennsylvania. d/o James Vandervert and Margaret (m/n/u) Vandervert. w/o Samuel Ross Arbuckle, Jr. m/o Medora (Ross) Green; Alphonso Ross; Byron E. Ross; James L. Ross; Walter V. Ross.

Van Dine, Joseph. 937, 938, 939. h/o Jane (Mark) Van Dine. Joseph was a stockman near Newman, Illinois.

Van Dine, Patrick. 1053, 1054. See Jeter, Patrick. Patrick came alone from Ireland at age 15 years. He was adopted by Jeremiah Jeter.

Van Duyn, A. H. 658, 661. s/o Cornelius Van Duyn and Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn.

(Van Duyn), Addie Belle. 532, 535. d/o James Van Duyn and Sarah C. (Collier) Van Duyn. Van Duyn, Alexander. 532, 535. s/o James Van Duyn and Sarah C. (Collier) Van Duyn.

Van Duyn, Cornelius. 658, 661. h/o Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn. f/o 11 children: John Van Duyn, Bio 658, 661; Cornelius Van Duyn; Henry J. Van Duyn; William Van Duyn; Tilghman Van Duyn; A. H. Van Duyn; Luther W. Van Duyn; James C. Van Duyn.

Van Duyn, Cornelius. 658, 661. s/o Cornelius Van Duyn and Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn.

Van Duyn, Coy 532, 535. s/o James Van Duyn and Sarah C. (Collier) Van Duyn.

Van Duyn, Henry J.. 658, 661. s/o Cornelius Van Duyn and Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn.

Van Duyn, James. 532, 535. h/o Sarah C. (Collier) Van Duyn. f/o Alexander Van Duyn; Coy Van Duyn; Addie Belle (Van Duyn).

Van Duyn, James C. 658, 661. s/o Cornelius Van Duyn and Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn.

Van Duyn, John. Bio 658, 661. Born 1835. s/o Cornelius Van Duyn and Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn. h/o Dorothy (Edmonston) Van Duyn. f/o 5 children but only one living: Melissa (Van Duyn) Mitchell. John's education was in subscriptions schools. He came to 150 acres in Vermilion County in 1856, and raised Shorthorn cattle, Poland-China hogs.

Van Duyn, Luther. 658, 661. s/o Cornelius Van Duyn and Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn.

(Van Duyn), Melissa Mitchell, 658, 661. d/o John Van Duyn and Dorothy (Edmonston) Van Duyn. w/o (g/n/u) Mitchell. m/o Verne V. Mitchell. Melissa began teaching at the age of 15. She was a graduate of the State Normal School of Terre Haute. Melissa was the principal of Ridge Farm School and taught with her husband.

Van Duyn, Tilghman. 658, 661. s/o Cornelius Van Duyn and Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn.

Van Duyn, William. 658, 661. s/o Cornelius Van Duyn and Catherine (Blue) Van Duyn.

(Van Fossin), Mary Berkshire. 863, 864. w/o Robert Berkshire, Sr. m/o Joseph Berkshire; Rebecca A. (Berkshire) Jewell, deceased; Shedrick Berkshire; Robert T. Berkshire, Jr., Bio 863, 864; George Berkshire; Eliza (Berkshire) Rhinesmith.

Van Horn, Theodore. 972, 973, 974. h/o Mary (Elliott) Van Horn. f/o 2 children. Residents of Paris, Illinois.

Van Houtin, A. D. 849, 850, 851. s/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin.

(Van Houtin), Addie. 849, 850, 851. d/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin.

(Van Houtin), Agnes Van Sickle. 849, 850, 851. d/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin. w/o Walter Van Sickle.

Van Houtin, Captain Benjamin. 849, 850, 851. b.1801. s/o William Van Houtin. h/o Hannah (Morrison) Van Houtin. f/o David E. Van Houtin; William M. Van Houtin, Bio 849, 850, 851; James Van Houtin; John Van Houtin; Catherine (Van Houtin); Euphemis Van Houtin; Sarepta (Van Houtin). Deceased children: Mary and Benjamin. Having learned the trade of tanner, Benjamin left New Jersey at age 17 in 1818, with his family. For a while he teamed to Chicago. In 1850, he was made a captain of a group of prospectors bound for California with cattle; the move to California took 6 months. He mined till 1851. He later farmed and raised stock on 200 acres. Benjamin served as Captain of a company of Illinois State Militia. In 1886 he suffered a paralytic stroke.

Van Houtin, Benjamin. 849, 850, 851. s/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin. Benjamin was a farmer.

(Van Houtin), Catherine. 849, 850, 851. d/o Captain Benjamin Van Houtin and Hannah (Morrison) Van Houtin. Catherine lived in Kirksville, Missouri.

Van Houtin, David E. 849, 850, 851. s/o Captain Benjamin Van Houtin and Hannah (Morrison) Van Houtin. David was a resident of Goshen, Indiana.

Van Houtin, Euphemis. 849, 850, 851. s/o Captain Benjamin Van Houtin and Hannah (Morrison) Van Houtin. Euphemis was a resident of Stratton Township.

Van Houtin, James. 849, 850, 851. s/o Captain Benjamin Van Houtin and Hannah (Morrison) Van Houtin. James served with the 7th Illinois Cavalry. He was shot in a finger. A resident of Sims County, he farmed 300 acres of the old homestead.

(Van Houtin), Jennie. 849, 850, 851. d/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin. A scholar, she was head of her class.

Van Houtin, John. 849, 850, 851. s/o Captain Benjamin Van Houtin and Hannah (Morrison) Van Houtin. John served in the 1st Missouri Engineer Corps.

(Van Houtin), Laura. 849, 850, 851. d/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin.

(Van Houtin), Margaret. 849, 850, 851. d/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin. After her mother died in 1882, Margaret became head of the house.

(Van Houtin), Mary. 849, 850, 851. d/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin.

(Van Houtin), Sarepta. 849, 850, 851. d/o Captain Benjamin Van Houtin and Hannah (Morrison) Van Houtin. Sarepta lived in Clark County, Illinois.

Van Houtin, William. 849, 850, 851. f/o Captain Benjamin Van Houtin and two sons who served in the Black Hawk War. William left New Jersey in 1818 and went first to Merrian, Indiana, then to Stratton Township in Edgar County. They were the 9th family to settle there. They farmed 160 acres.

Van Houtin, William. 849, 850, 851. s/o William M. Van Houtin and Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin. William was a farmer.

Van Houtin, William M. Bio 849, 850, 851. b.1831. s/o Captain Benjamin Van Houtin and Hannah (Morrison) Van Houtin. h/o Sarah (Sims) Van Houtin. f/o Agnes (Van Houtin) Van Sickle; William Van Houtin; Benjamin Van Houtin; Margaret (Van Houtin); A. D. Van Houtin; Addie (Van Houtin); Jennie (Van Houtin); Mary (Van Houtin); Laura (Van Houtin). William's boyhood recreation was hunting foxes, coons, wolves, and deer, sometimes 25 deer in one drove. He recalled the first stoves and matches in Edgar County. At age 20 in 1851, he began farming 80 acres in Stratton Township in the summers. In the winters he developed his voice, and taught 14 seasons using the Harrison System and then the Haydon System in Indiana counties of Vermilion, Vigo and Park Counties; in Illinois in Edgar, Colis, Jasper, Douglas, Moultrie, Macon, Christian and Clark Counties. Married in 1860, he farmed and raised livestock on a small scale.

(VanKirk), Nancy Williams. 1043, 1044. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Thomas Williams. f/o 7 children, including Mary E. (Williams) Stipp; Nancy (Williams). (Husband #2) Name unknown. After Thomas died in 1852, Nancy moved to Stratton Township.

Vanneman, Albert. 646, 647, 648. s/o William A. Vanneman and first wife Margaret E. (Miller) Vanneman. A graduate of Wesleyan, Albert was in the real estate business in California

Vanneman, Andrew. 646, 647, 648. Born "the beginning of the century." First husband of Ann (Miller) Vanneman Mapes. f/o Annie (Vanneman) Waddington; Margaret (Vanneman) Simpkins, deceased; William A. Vanneman. Well educated, Andrew taught and farmed. He died when William was an infant. Contradictory dates, all on 646: Andrew died "when his son William was but an infant." William was born March 11, 1826, yet "In 1839 he (Andrew) came to this state." "He died suddenly of heart disease, in the seventy-fourth year of his age."

(Vanneman), Annie Waddington. 646, 647, 648. d/o Andrew Vanneman and Ann (Miller) Vanneman Mapes. w/o Joshua Waddington. Vanneman, Franklin. 646, 647, 648. s/o William A. Vanneman and first wife Margaret E. (Miller) Vanneman. h/o Margaret (Canaday) Vanneman. f/o 3 children.

(Vanneman), Margaret Simpkins. 646, 647, 648. d/o Andrew Vanneman and Ann (Miller) Vanneman Mapes. w/o (g/n/u) Simpkins. Died age 30. m/o one child.

(Vanneman), Mary M. Brown. 646, 647, 648. d/o William A. Vanneman and first wife Margaret E. (Miller) Vanneman. w/o William D. Brown. m/o Ruth (Brown); Mattie (Brown).

Vanneman, William A.. Bio 646, 647, 648. b.1826. s/o Andrew Vanneman and Ann (Miller) Vanneman Mapes. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Margaret E. (Miller) Vanneman. m/o Mary M. (Vanneman) Brown; Franklin Vanneman; Albert Vanneman; Anne M. (Vanneman), died age 4; Howard Vanneman died at 18 months. (Wife #2) Emma C. (Patterson) Vanneman. William's first interest was medicine, but too costly. At 15, he apprenticed 5 years to a painter and grainer, then at 20, he worked as a journeyman. Painting injured his health. At 25, he came to Illinois with Joshua Waddington, the husband of sister Annie Vanneman Waddington, to engage in stock raising. 1853, William moved his family from New Jersey by rail to LaFayette Indiana, then overland by team. He farmed, painted, decorated, etc. He was able to give each child 80 acres.

Van Sellar, Col. H. 933, 934, 937. Lawyer in Paris, Illinois. Hon. George E. Bacon studied in the office of Col. Van Sellar.

Van Sickle, Walter. 849, 850, 851. h/o Agnes (Van Houtin) Van Sickle.

(Vansickle), Mahala S Lamb, 967, 968. d/o William and Nancy Vansickle. w/o William H. Lamb. m/o 9 children, 2 deceased: Herman Lamb; Isaac J. Lamb; Jasper N. Lamb; Louisa (Lamb) Sovern; William H. Lamb; Samuel Lamb; Anna (Lamb) Volkers.

Vansickle, William. 967, 968. h/o Nancy (m/n/u) Vansickle. f/o Mahala A. (Vansickle) Lamb. William and Nancy were natives of Indiana, and apparently were early settlers in Illinois.

(Van Trease), Mary Ann Dye, 650, 651. Lived 43 years. w/o Lawrence Dye. m/o Hiram Dye, deceased; Martha (Dye); Phoebe (Dye), deceased; Elizabeth (Dye); Albert, died as an infant; Angeline (Dye); John Dye; Mary L. (Dye) Fisher.

Vantreese, (g/n/u) 456, 457, 458. h/o Sarah (Baum) Vantreese. Sarah was the daughter of Samuel Baum, and sister Mary, Catherine, Susan, Elizabeth and Eliza Baum.

Vanvickle, Andrew. 334, 337. s/o Enoch Vanvickle and first wife Nancy (White) Vanvickle. A soldier, Andrew died in Knoxville.

Vanvickle, Enoch Sr. Bio 334, 337. b.1814 s/o Evert Vanvickle and Sarah (White) Vanvickle. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Nancy (White) Vanvickle. m/o Ruth (Vanvickle); Andrew Vanvickle who died in war in Knoxville; Sarah (Vanvickle); Evert Vanvickle; Harriet (Vanvickle); John Vanvickle; Enoch Vanvickle. (Wife #2) Cynthia (Souders) Cline Vanvickle. Enoch served 30 days in the Black Hawk War, still only 18 years old. Note: Possible relationships between Sarah (White) Vanvickle, and Nancy (White) Vanvickle.

Vanvickle, Enoch Jr. 334, 337. s/o Enoch Vanvickle and first wife Nancy (White) Vanvickle.

Vanvickle, Evert. 334, 337. h/o Sarah (White) Vanvickle. f/o 5 sons, Enoch Vanvickle the second born. Evert and his family arrived in Vermilion County in 1828. After 20 years, Evert moved on to Missouri.

Vanvickle, Evert. 334, 337. s/o Enoch Vanvickle and first wife Nancy (White) Vanvickle.

(Vanvickle), Harriet. 334, 337. d/o Enoch Vanvickle and first wife Nancy (White) Vanvickle.

Vanvickle, John. 334, 337. s/o Enoch Vanvickle and first wife Nancy (White) Vanvickle.

(Vanvickle), Ruth. 334, 337. d/o Enoch Vanvickle and first wife Nancy (White) Vanvickle.

(Vanvickle), Sarah. 334, 337. d/o Enoch Vanvickle and first wife Nancy (White) Vanvickle.

Van Wormer, Jacob. 240, 241, 242. f/o Lana (Van Wormer) Potter, his youngest child of 9, w/o Elijah Potter, with whom he eventually lived. Jacob fought in the Revolutionary War.

(Van Wormer), Lana Potter 240, 241, 242 b.1793. d.1856/63. Youngest d/o Jacob Van Wormer. At 17, Lana married Elijah Potter. m/o 9 children, including Eliza (Potter) Boyce and Joseph Potter.

(Van Zant), Mary Hoagland. 303, 304. First w/o George Hoagland. m/o Mary (Hoagland) Barens.

Varner, Allen 593, 594, 595; 537, 538. h/o Jemima (Dickson) Varner. f/o Jacob D. Varner; Mary (Varner); Margaret (Varner); Robert Varner; William Varner; David D. Varner.

Varner, David D. 593, 594, 595. s/o Allen Varner and Jemima (Dickson) Varner.

Varner, Jacob D. 593, 594, 595. s/o Allen Varner and Jemima (Dickson) Varner.

(Varner), Margaret. 593, 594, 595. d/o Allen Varner and Jemima (Dickson) Varner.

Varner, Mary. 593, 594, 595. d/o Allen Varner and Jemima (Dickson) Varner.

Varner, Robert. 593, 594, 595. s/o Allen Varner and Jemima (Dickson) Varner.

Varner, William. 593, 594, 595. s/o Allen Varner and Jemima (Dickson) Varner.

Vaughn, David. 462, 463. From 1881 to 1884, David was partner with William J. Mann in the manufacturing of tile, and operation of a sawmill. In 1884, David withdrew, and Mann continued.

(Vice), Mary J. Adams. 971, 972. Second wife of Arnold P. Adams. m/o Anna (Adams), deceased; Vara (Adams); George T. Adams; twin of George, died in infancy; America (Adams); Horace H. Adams; Estella (Adams); Caroline) Adams). (Vice), Sarah Harrison. 613, 614. Died age 64. w/o Alfred Harrison. m/o 8 children including Mary A. (Harrison) Thompson, the eldest.

(Vickers), Emily E Hayward. 520, 521. w/o Charles Hayward. m/o Martin Hayward, Bio 520, 521; Celia K. (Hayward) Kirkpatrick; Ruth (Hayward) Roming; James W. Hayward.

Note: Villars and Villers could be the same family.

(Villars), Augusta Gnaden. 399. d/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. w/o William Gnaden. Residents of Danville Township.

Villars, Albert. 210, 211. h/o Lillie A. (Jones) Villars.

(Villars), Ella Shaffer. 399. 333 d/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. w/o William F. Shaffer. Note: Ella's brother, William Villars, married Ida (Shaffer) Villars, who may be related to William F. Shaffer.

Villars, George Henry 399. s/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. h/o Martha (Brewer) Villars. Resident of Fort Belknap, Montana.

Villars, George M. Home 758. Bio 398, 399. B. 1832. s/o Rev. John Villars and Elizabeth (McGee) Villars. h/o Amanda (Srouf) Villars. f/o John W. Villars; George Henry Villars; Mary J. (Villars) Lynch; Rachel (Villars) Martin; William Villars; Ruth (Villars) Elder; Mary Frances (Villars) Elder; Augusta (Villars) Gnaden; Ella (Villars) Shaffer; Sophia (Villars); Janet (Villars). George remembered the wild life and roving bands of Indians from his childhood, and his log house school. After his marriage to Amanda, the young couple lived in a 16' square log cabin on the land given to him by his father. He eventually owned 186 acres. Note: Daughters Ruth and Mary Frances married young men named "Elder." The spouses of son William and daughter Ella are named "Shaffer."

Villars, James. 227, 228, 398, 399. b.1774 in England. h/o Rebecca (Davison) Villars. f/o Rev. John Villars; William Villars, and Mary (Villars) Cast, whose children, first cousins, married. In 1806, James moved his family from Pennsylvania to Ohio on a flat-bed boat. His farm became large. He built a double hewed log house with a chimney in the center, a fireplace on each end.

(Villars), Janet. 399. d/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars.

Villars, Rev. John. 398, 399. b. 1797. d.1858/61. s/o James Villars and Rebecca (Davison) Villars. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Elizabeth (McGee) Villars. m/o 10 children including George M. Villars. (Wife #2) Elizabeth (Campbell) Villars. m/o 3 children. Ordained in 1823, John preached and farmed in Vermilion County from 1830 until 1857 when he moved to Nebraska. He was a Life Member of the American Bible Society, and bequeathed $6,000 to the society.

Villars, John. 418, 419, 420. h/o Mary (Olehy) Villars. Note: Mary (Olehy) Villars was the aunt of Rachel (Olehy) Villars; relationship between John Villars and John Q. Villars is unknown.

Villars, John Q. 418, 419, 420. h/o Rachel (Olehy) Villars.

Villars, John W. 399. s/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. h/o Martha (Marble) Villars. Resident of Warren County, Indiana.

(Villars), Martha J. Lynch. 399. d/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. w/o William P. Lynch.

(Villars), Mary Cast. 227, 228. Born 1798 in Pennsylvania, died in 1856/58. d/o James Villars and Rebecca (Davis) Villars. w/o Aquilla Cast who died when she was 33. m/o 8, William Cast her 4th, who married her niece, Rachel (Villars) Cast. See also Mary E. (Whitaker) Villers.

(Villars), Mary E. Jones. 210, 211. b.1840. d/o William Villars and Ruth (Whitaker) Villars. Second w/o Edmund P. Jones. m/o Rosa Belle (Jones) Olehy; John W. Jones; Lillie A. (Jones) Villars; Clark S. Jones.

(Villars), Mary Frances Elder. 399 d/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. w/o John Elder. Residents of Terre Haute, Indiana.

(Villars), Rachel Cast, 227, 228. b.1823 d/o William Villars and Ruth (Whittaker) Villars 211. w/o William Cast, her first cousin. m/o James W. Cast; John Oliver Cast; Mary (Cast); George Aquilla Cast.

(Villars), Rachel Martin. 399. d/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. w/o Presley Martin. Residents of Vermillion County, Indiana.

(Villars), Ruth Elder. 399. d/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. w/o Charles Elder. Residents of State Line City, Indiana.

(Villars), Sophia. 399. d/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars.

Villars, William. Bio 227, 228. 210, 211.b. 1802. s/o James Villars and Rebecca (Davis) Villars. h/o Ruth (Whittaker) Villars. f/o Mary E. (Villars) Jones; Rachel (Villars) Cast, who married his nephew, William Cast, son of Mary (Villars) Cast. William was a farmer and was 97 years old in 1889.

Villars, William . 399. s/o George M. Villars and Amanda (Srouf) Villars. h/o Ida (Shaffer) Villars. Note: Williams sister, Ella (Villars) Shaffer, married William F. Shaffer, who may be related to Ida.

(Villers), Rachel Helmick. 278, 279, 280 First wife of Rev. Eli Helmick. m/o 9 children, Mary E. (Helmick) Truax being the 6th.

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

Vinson, Edwin. 392, 393. Adopted son of Levin Vinson and Naomi (Ligget) Vinson. h/o Annie (Rogers) Vinson. f/o 5 children.

Vinson, Henson. 392, 393. d.1848. First h/o Abigail (McDowell) Vinson Gibbons. f/o 9 children, 6 living including: Levin Vinson; John Vinson.

Vinson, John. 392, 393. s/o Henson Vinson and Abigail (McDowell) Vinson Gibbons. With his brother Levin Vinson, he raised a company of men that became part of the 125th Illinois Infantry.

Vinson, Levin. Bio 392, 393. 442, 443. b.1829. s/o Henson Vinson and Abigail (McDowell) Vinson Gibbons. h/o Naomi (Ligget) Vinson. Levin and Naomi adopted two boys: Edwin Vinson, and an unnamed 7 year old boy from a New York juvenile asylum, who was 17 in 1889 and doing well. Levin's schooling ended at 12. He purchased 320 acres on a soldiers land warrant that was a fraud, loosing 160 acres. He later owned 200 acres. With brother John Vinson, he raised a company of men as part of the 125th Illinois Infantry, serving as captain for two years; he became ill in the last 5 months of service. Mother Abigail lived with Levin the last 5 years of her life.

(Volentine-correct), Margaret Cotty. 575, 576. w/o Isaac N. Busby. m/o 8 children, including 5th born Sarah Ann (Cotty) Busby.

Volkers, William. 967, 968. h/o Anna (Lamb) Volkers. Residents of Stratton Township.

Vorhees, Albert. Bio 388, 389. b.1833. Fourth child and s/o Andrew W. Voorhes and Mary (Crockard) Voorhes. h/o Sarah J. (Baker) Voorhes. f/o Emery A Voorhes, deceased; Samuel W. Voorhes, died at 21 from the kick of a horse; Charles L. Voorhes; Linnia I. (Voorhes) Acree; Albert N. Voorhes, deceased; Della J. (Voorhes) Fisher; Henry H. Voorhes; Florence B. (Voorhes); Kimbro E. Voorhes; Earl E. Voorhes. Albert was a farmer and stock raiser. He moved to Illinois in 1857, first to Edgar County, then to Vermilion County, and farmed 213 acres plus a second farm of 80 acres. He was Road Commissioner for 6 years, and School Director.

Voorhes, Andrew W. 388, 389. h/o Mary (Crockard) Voorhes. f/o 12 children, 5 sons, 7 daughters, including 4th born son Albert Voorhes. Andrew was a farmer and stock raiser in Pennsylvania.

Voorhes, Charles L. 388, 389. s/o Albert Voorhes and Sarah J. (Baker) Voorhes. h/o Cora A. (McDonald) Voorhes.

(Voorhes), Della J. Fisher. 388, 389. d/o Albert Voorhes and Sarah J. (Baker) Voorhes. w/o Albert Fisher.

Voorhes, Earl E. 388, 389. s/o Albert Voorhes and Sarah J. (Baker) Voorhes.

(Voorhes), Florence B. 388, 389. d/o Albert Voorhes and Sarah J. (Baker) Voorhes.

Voorhes, Henry H. 388, 389. s/o Albert Voorhes and Sarah J. (Baker) Voorhes.

Voorhes, Kimbro E. 388, 389. s/o Albert Voorhes and Sarah J. (Baker) Voorhes.

(Voorhes), Linnia I. Acree. 388, 389. d/o Albert Voorhes and Sarah J. (Baker) Voorhes. w/o Wallace Acree.

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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