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Thomas Lilly son of William Lilly 

        This family moved to Madison County, Ohio where there are many missing records. For a discussion of this, see my articles printed in the local genealogical society newsletters:  Black Hole in Madison County.

        Much of this information on Thomas Lilly and his descendants was collected by Lemuel Dyer Lilly and his family of Madison County, Ohio. He was the one who corresponded with Nellie Raber about this family. One of my copies has a note on it that it was copied in 1947. It was sent to me by Faye Cullumber, Gordon Lilly and Dave Peterson of Tallmadge, Ohio.  Lemuel did not include sources.  

Thomas3 Lilly, (William2, Edmund1 Lilly of Fluvanna County, Virginia)

Thomas Lilly, born 1767 or 1771, Fluvanna County, Virginia, died 1823; married Theodocia "Docia" Rilley/Reilly, of New Jersey, 19 October 1800.  She was born in 1772 in New Jersey, died 1839, in Madison County, Ohio. When they moved from Virginia to Ross County, Ohio, they brought 5 children with them, four more were born in Ohio.

I don't have an exact date when Thomas and his family moved to Ohio.  However, when he was there by 1818.

vol 7 p 223 Fluvanna Co, VA Deed Book:  4 Sep 1818 Thomas Lilly and Theodocia, his wife, of Ross County, Ohio to Wm Fidler of FL Co, VA  81 1/2 acres for $611 land on Ballinger's Creek. Desc: Nathaniel Norman's tract, William Lilly. Both signed in Ross County, Ohio with marks, using an X. 

Vol 7 p 259  Fluvanna Co, VA Deed Book:  4 Sep 1818  Thomas Lilly and Theodocia, his wife of Ross Co, OH to George Howard of Fluvanna Co, VA 100 acres for $150. Land in on Ballinger's Creek Desc: William Lily's corner in a glade. Both signed in Ross Co, OH with marks, using an X.

History of Madison County, Ohio, (Chicago, Illinois: W H Beers, 1883), 898.   His picture is in this book.
        James Lilly (deceased) was the youngest of his parent's nine children, born in Ross County, Ohio, 4 October 1816. His paternal grandparents were William and Elizabeth (Pollet) Lilly, the former a descendant of English Ancestors, and the later, a native of France. They resided in Fluvanna County, Virginia.  Mr. Lilly's father, Thomas Lilly, was born in 1771, in Virginia, where he married Theodocia Riley, who was born in New Jersey in 1773. They came to Ohio in 1809, with five children, and located in Ross County, where the father died in 1823. In 1830, Mrs. Lilly and family moved to Madison County, where they located in Fairfield Township, near the present site of Lilly Chapel, where Mrs. Lilly died 4 February 1839, aged 66 years. Their family consisted of nine children, four daughters and five sons: two died single, five are now living; of the later, two reside in this county.    
    James Lilly was fourteen years of age when his mother removed to this county, and he grew to manhood on the farm near Lilly Chapel.   Previous to and during the war, he was largely engaged in grazing, trading, and shipping of stock. He subsequently dealt extensively in land, and, at the time of his death, he owned several large tracts. In 1866, he removed to London, and two years later he removed to the "Judge Jones Farm," four miles west of London.  After two years residence on this farm, he returned to London, and there died of typhoid fever, 10 October 1874.  He was twice married, first to Matilda Anderson, a native of Virginia and a resident of this county, whom he married in 1843.  By her, he had seven children, four living, viz., Emma, wife of J. B. Young, resident of Lexington, Iowa; Mary E., wife of J. S. Gardner, of Franklin County; George W., who graduated at Wesleyan University, with a degree of A. B., and at Michigan University in 1881 with a degree of C. E. since when he has been engaged as a civil engineer; Eugene A.  One son, William, enlisted when at the age of 17 in the Fourtieth Regiment of Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and died in a hospital in Kentucky.
    Mrs. Lilly died in 1859, and in 1861, Mr. Lilly married Susan (Melvin) Davidson, the widow of George W. Davidson, deceased.  Of their three children, two are living, Ella, a student of Wesleyan University, (Massachusetts); and John W. A., who lives with his mother in London. James Lilly united with the Methodist Episcopal Church when quite young, and in after years, donated the site of the present church to that denomination, the new building taking the name of Lilly Chapel, and the village is now known by the same name.  He was a Republican in politics, and at the time of his death, was senior county commissioner, serving a term of three  years.  He own property in the city of London, and laid out James Lilly's subdivision of that town. Honest and upright, firm in character and decision, full of benevolence and charity, and a shrewd businessman, he accumulated a considerable fortune and occupied a prominent and influential position in the community.  Few men were more useful to the town in which they lived and but few men contributed more to the moral and material prosperity of the county than he.
    Eugene A. Lilly, dealer in real estate, London, was born on a farm in Fairfield Township, (now the site of Lilly Chapel) 9 May 1858. He came to London when eight years of age and was there reared.  He took a course of study at the Ohio Weleyan University, and subsequently attended the University of Michigan, graduating from the later in the class of 1880, with a degree of Pharmaceutical Chemist. He then went to Chicago, where for a short time he was assistant to Prof. Wheeler of the University of Chicago. He then returned to London where he has resided, with the intention, however, of resuming his work in chemitry in the future. He is still a young man, but so far in life he has met with good success in his business transactions.  He is a member of the Masonic Lodge Chapter and Council, and a Republican in politics.  

History of Madison County, pages 419-20 [His mother Mary Lilly, was the daughter of Thomas Lilly.]
        Sylvester W. Durflinger, of Wilson & Durflinger, attorneys at law, London, was born near Jefferson, in this county, April 20, 1836. His father, Philip Durflinger, was a native of Ohio, and located in Madison County at an early day. He died about 1839. He was united in marriage to Mary Lilly, a native of Ross County, who bore him two children-Philip, a farmer of Jefferson Township, and our subject. Mrs. Durflinger subsequently married Samuel T. Pearce, an old an honored resident of London, whose sketch appears elsewhere in this volume. S. W. Durflinger was the oldest of two children, and was reared on the old homestead. He received a fair education in early years, and at eighteen years of age entered the Ohio Wesleyan University at Delaware, graduating in 1880. Soon after this date, he came to London, and commenced the study of law with R. A. Harrison, an able attorney, now a  resident of Columbus. Mr. Durflinger remained with Mr. Harrison six months, and then removed to Bloomington, 111. In the fall of 1861, he enlisted in Company A, Thirtythird Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, as a private. He served nearly four years, being once wounded in a railroad accident, while in Louisiana. He was honorably discharged in July, 1865, and soon after returned to this county. In the summer of 1866, he was nominated by the Republican party for the office of Recorder, and elected the ensuing fall. He served his constituents in this position for a term of three years. During this period, he employed his spare time in reading law and was admitted to the bar in 1869. He immediately formed a law partnership with George W. Wilson, under the firm name of Wilson & Durflinger, and the firm has remained such to the present. Both members are able attorneys, and enjoy a large share of the legal patronage of Madison County. Mr. Durflinger served as Prosecuting Attorney of Madison County, in 1871-74, is politically a Republican, is a member of the Board of Education of London, and holds a position as Trustee in the official board of the M. E. Church. He is connected by membership with Chandler Lodge, No. 138, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons. Mr. Durflinger was married, October 17, 1867, to Eliza J . Silver, a native of this county. Two children were given them—Mary K. and Annie L. Mrs. Durflinger departed this life May 22, 1878. Mr. Durflinger was again married, in the fall of 1879, to Mary A. Flannigan, a native of Brooklyn, N . Y. They have one child—Florence.

Portrait and Biographical Record of Fayette, Pickaway and Madison Co, Ohio, (Chicago: Chapman Bros, 1892), 549-550. Synopsis:[This is mostly repeated from the History of Madison County which is below. ]
        Henry Lilly was the son of Wesley Lilly whose Parents were Thomas and Theodocia Lilly.  Wesley Lilly was born 30 Mar 1798 in Fluvanna Co, VA and the family moved to Ross Co, OH when he was 5 yrs old.  Thomas Lilly died in the fall of 1823 and Theodocia Lilly moved with her family to Madison Co in 1830 and died there in 1838.  Wesley Lilly was married to Mary Durflinger, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth Durflinger, natives of VA, who located in Madison Co, OH about 1827.  The family was Methodist and donated to Lilly Chapel.  Wesley Lilly died 10 Aug 1889, and his wife died 8 Jan 1892.  They had 7 sons and one daughter.  Henry Lilly was the 5th child.  Henry Lilly was born 14 Sept 1840 in Franklin Co, OH and the family moved to Fairfield Twp, Madison Co, OH when he was 13.  He and his older brother Capt Thomas Lilly were in the Civil war.  Thomas was killed at Bermuda Hundred, Va in July 1864.  Henry married Martha Ann Hartsook on Jan 16,  1862 in Franklin Co, OH.  She was born there 1 May 1841.

London (Madison County, Ohio) Times
October 21, 1909 Transcribed by Judith Minshall Smith
      Prominent Man Answers Call
Henry Lilly of Lilly Chapel, One Time County Commissioner Dies Sunday
        Henry Lilly, a prominent citizen of Lilly Chapel, well known in Madison county, died at his home about midnight Sunday, aged 69 years, one month and three days. Mr. Lilly was the son of Wesley and Mary Lilly and was born in Franklin county, Ohio September 14, 1840. He was married to Martha Ann Hartsook, January 16, 1862. To this union were born four children, Frank S.. Wesley, Wallace and Rose, wife of Albert Bradfield, They are all living in the vicinity of Lilly Chapel, except Frank S., who died in young manhood, August 10, 1887.  Mr. Lilly had seven brothers and one sister, all of whom preceded him to the other world. Thus the last representative of a once prominent family passed away in the person of this esteemed citizen, Henry Lilly. Mr. Lilly chose the occupation of farmer and was successful in business. In 1867 he purchased the farm on which he was living at the time of his death. He had lived there ever since except two or three years he spent in the state of Kansas. He was apublic spirited man, always interested in whatever seemed to hime fo be for the general good of the people  He served two terms as commissioner of the county of Madison and was held in the highest esteem in the discharge of his official duties, by the people all over the county. He also served two terms as trustee of Fairfield township with great credit to himself and acceptability to the people. Mr. Lilly never formally  identified himself with the church, but was a believer in the teachings and doctrines of Christ and a liberal supporter of all for which the church stands. He was an uncompromising advocate of the cause of temperance and was untiring in his efforts to secure county local option in the county in which he lived. 
He was strong minded, clean in personal character, a hard worker and died esteemed and respected by relatives and acquaintances generally.  He was a kind husband and father, greatly attached to his home, good to the poor, cheerful in disposition and will be missed by all.

Transcribed by Judy Hopkins June 15, 2003 from photocopies of newspaper.
Madison County (Ohio) Democrat:  14 October 1874
Obituary: Mr. James Lilly
Mr. Jas. Lilly, our senior county Commissioner died of typhoid fever at his late residence in London, Ohio, on the 10th day of October 1874.
    Mr. Lilly was born in Ross county on the 4th day of October 1816, and has been a resident of Madison county about 45 years. He was widely and favorably known, and by untiring industry had acquired a considerable fortune. Few men have been more useful to the community in which he lived, and few men in our county have contributed more to its moral and material prosperity. He was a good citizen, a consistent Christian and a kind husband and father, and a man of vigorous thought, sound judgment and unquestioned integrity, and in all the relations of life his conduct was worthy of imitation. On Sunday, October 11th, at three o’clock P.M. attended by a very large company of sympathizing friends he was borne to his resting place in Oak Hill cemetery and buried by the side of his little daughter Jennie whom he loved so well and who died two weeks before, and who ere this has united with him in flight and song in the land beyond the river. Such affliction seldom comes to any family but there is to them the pleasing reflection that these two have only gone before, that in the futurity which they have entered and in the country which they enjoy, eternity, will rekindle the lives that have gone out, and make them burn more brightly, evenly and generously than before. And though it is midnight now and the world seems dark, may these bereaved friends, through the dimmers of the present, reach out their prayerful hearts toward that boundless horizon like sunrise on the ocean.” This truth comes borne on bier and pall.
    We feel it when we sorrow most. O’were better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all.


material sent by Faye Cullumber
    I have often heard my grandfather, Wesley Lilly, who died near Lilly Chapel in Aug 1889, speak of Uncle Armiger, brother of his father Thomas.  This Armiger lived somewhere in the vicinity of West Jefferson, but moved to Mechanicsburg and then still further west.  Thomas Cullumber married a daughter of this Armiger.  The Cullumber's lived in a stone house just east and in plain sight of the home of Wesley Lilly in Fairfield Twp, Madison Co, OH north of Alice Lilly Stoner house.  Frank Morris at Lilly Chapel is a son of the the oldest Cullumber girl and Frank's mother was a granddaughter of this Armiger Lilly.
    Comments from Faye Cullumber: Wesley Lilly was her grandfather, he died near Lilly Chapel in Aug 1889.  Armiger Lilly was a brother to Thomas Lilly who was Wesley's father.  William was a brother of Emily, never married and lived with Thomas (Cullumber) at least in his later years. Nancy Cullumber married Elijah Lilly, son of Armiger Lilly. Nancy Lilly married Allen Cullumber, she was dau of Armiger Lilly.

History of Madison Co, OH, W H Beers, Chicago, 1883, p 918.
Mr. Pearce was again married April 23, 1850 to Mrs. Mary (Lilly) Durflinger, widow of Philip Durflinger, by whom she had two sons--Philip S. residing on the home farm in Jefferson Twp and S. W. attorney at law, of London.  They have one child-Theodosia, wife of John Silvers. [Mary must be one of the unamed children of Thomas Lilly.]

History of Madison Co, OH, W H Beers, Chicago, 1883, p 1096-7
HENRY LILLY, farmer. P. 0. Lilly Chapel, is a native of Franklin County, Ohio, and was born September 14, 1840; he is a son of Wesley and Mary Lilly, natives of Virginia; the former was born in Fluvanna County, Va,  March 30, 1803, and in 1808, when five years of age, emigrated with his parents, Thomas and Theodosia Lilly, to Ohio, and settled in Ross County, where Thomas Lilly died in the fall of 1823. In 1830, his wife Theodosia, and her family removed to Madison County, where she died about 1838. In 1829, Wesley married Mary Durflinger, a daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth Durftinger, natives of Virginia, who settled in Madison County about 1827. In 1830, when Mr. Lilly came to this county, he purchased land, all in the woods and prairie, in its primitive, wild state, for which he paid $1.50 per acre; this was a tract of land north of Lilly Chapel where Thomas Horn and Philip Sidner now live. There Mr. Lilly commenced in a rude log cabiu, with no means and in debt for his laud. He remained there eight years, but the land was so wet with no drainage that it was difficult to do much with it; he therefore sold out and removed into Franklin County, where he remained till 1850, when he again bought land in Madison County, where he located and has since resided. From his early commencement here as a pioneer, right in the woods and wet prairie, he has by his industry, hard labor and economy become owner of 336 acres of good land, with good buildings and improvements, and is one of the most respected and prominent farmers of Madison County, and a man of undoubted moral and Christian character. He united with the Methodist Church in Ross County when about twenty-five years of age. In building the church at Lilly Chapel, he gave freely of his means, and has now been an earnest worker in the church for more than half a century, and a class leader anda trustee for many years. They have had seven sons and one daughter, of whom three sons now survive—Henry, James and Albert. During the war of the rebellion, this family furnished five of her sons in defense of our liberties.Thomas and Daniel enlisted in August, 1861, in Company A, Fortieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, of which Thomas became Second Lieutenant and at their first battle—at Prestonburg, Ky, Thomas had his left arm shot off, which disabled him from further duty, and in June, 1862, he was discharged, and returned home. Having but one arm, he could be of little service on the farm, and in 1864, under a commission from the Governor, he entered upon the work of recruiting, and raised three companies that were organized into the Seventysixth Battalion, of which he was made a Major. In consolidating their regiments, Thomas became Captain of Company K, One Hundred and Thirty-third Regiment, which entered the one hundred days' service. Thomas was taken sick and died at Bermuda Hundreds, Va, in July, 1864. One incident of his military life, showing his undaunted courage and bravery, should here be placed on record to commemorate his noble services, and of which his descendants may justly feel proud. After he had so far recovered from his wound as to attempt to return to his regiment, he took boat up the Ohio River to the Big Sandy, and there had one and one-half days' walk to reach his regiment, and through a rough, "bushwhacking" country. He met some citizens—Union men, who informed him of a man living near there, a bushwhacker, who gave them much trouble by frequently shooting down Union men, and they desired him to take the man as a prisoner to his regiment. He agreed to attempt it, and with but one arm and no weapon but his sword, he started for the hazardous undertaking, approached the house and entered with drawn sword, and commanded him as his prisoner to march before him, which he did, and he hurried him away as fast as possible. They had to stop overnight at a stranger's house, not knowing whether he was friend or foe. He placed his prisoner in bed, while he lay down by the door and thus guarded him all night. The next day he marched him on and delivered him over to their commander. Such service and deeds of bravery deserve to be placed upon the pages of history, where they may remain and be read and known by future generations long after the tombstone which marks his quiet resting-place shall have become obliterated and effaced by the destroying elements of time. Daniel continued
in the service until at the battle of Chickamauga he was killed, September 19, 1863. James, Philip and Henry enlisted in the spring of 1864, and went into the Seventy-sixth Battalion under their brother, Capt. Thomas Lilly. Henry was commissioned First Lieutenant of Company A, in the Seventy-sixth Battalion Ohio National Guards Philip soon after entering the service took the measles, from the effects of which he died November 23, 1867, about two years after the close of the war. James served till discharged at the close of the war. In forming the One Hundred and Thirty-third Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, the three companies of the Seventy-sixth Battalion Ohio National Guards which had been recruited by Capt. Thomas Lilly, were taken to fill up that regiment,and from a surplus of commissioned officers thus obtained, the older officers in the service took the precedence, and Lieut. Henry Lilly was not called into active service. The subject of this sketch was principally raised in Madison County, where he was married, January 16, 1862, to Martha Ann Hartsook, who was born in Franklin County, Ohio, May 1, 1841, and was a daughter of Noah and Mary Hartsook, natives of Maryland, who had three children—Mary and Martha Ann (twins) and Lemuel, all now deceased but Martha Ann. Lemuel, when seventeen years of age, enlisted in the war of the rebellion and served nearly three years, when sickness and death took him away. He enlisted in Company A, Fortieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Mr. Lilly and wife have four children—Frank S, born September 20, 1863; Wesley, March 18, 1866; Rosie, November 23, 1869, and Wallace H , born May 15, 1877. Mr. Lilly has devoted his life to farming; he bought and located upon the place where he now lives in the spring of 1868. This place he purchased of his uncle, James Lilly; it consists of 225 acres of excellent land with good improvements, situated just west of the village of Lilly Chapel, a part of the town being located upon lots taken off of this farm. Mr. Lilly was Township Trustee five years, and is now one of the Commissioners of Madison County'.
As a farmer and a citizen, he is held in high esteem throughout this community.

        Some years back I visited the Madison County Courthouse in London, Ohio.  The people were wonderful until  I started looking through the tax lists. I was looking for the death date of Armiger Lilly and the 1850 census for my family is missing.  An officious person strutted in and demanded that I leave.  I pointed out that tax lists over 150 years old surely were public. I was thrown out anyway.  
I found the following.
1851 Tax List
Daniel Durflinger Jefferson Twp
John Durflinger Pike Township
William Durflinger  Jefferson Twp

Children of Thomas Lilly and Theodocia Reiley:
1. Wesley Lilly, born 30 March 1800, in Fluvanna County, Virginia. He moved with his family to Ross County, Ohio, then to Madison County, Ohio, where he married Mary Durflinger.

Children of Wesley Lilly and Mary Durflinger:
Daniel Lilly, killed 23 September 1863 at Chickamauga
Thomas Lilly, died of Malaria in War at City Point, Virginia on 22 July 1864
Philip Lilly served in the 133 Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
James Lilly served in the 133 Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Henry Lilly
Albert Lilly
Elizabeth Lilly died in infancy

? Thomas Lilly (Thomas, William, Edmund Lilly) Lilly, born 7 November 1826 or 1830, Ross County, Ohio, married Jane Dyer on 6 March 1851.  He served in the Mexican War as a private, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company F. In the Civil War, he served as a Lieutenant of the 40th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and Captain Company K, 133 OVI.  His brothers, Phillip and James served under him in Company K. Thomas Lilly died in the War at a field hospital in Bermuda Hundred, Virginia of Malarial Typhoid fever, on July 22, 1864. Lemuel identified his father and grandparents.
    Children of Thomas Lilly and Jane Dyer:
Andrew Jackson Lilly, born 23 August 1858, Georgesville, Ohio
Lemuel Dyer Lilly
Zerilda Anna Lilly, born 20 November 1855, died 7 September 1858.

From Lemuel Dyer Lilly of Columbus, OH. 1940's: He was 84 at that time bn about 1860. Armiger Lilly lived somewhere around West Jefferson, OH., then moved to Mechanicsburg, Thomas Cullumber married a dau of this Armiger, Cullumbers lived in a stone house just east of the home of Wesley Lily, Frank Morris at Lilly Chapel is a son of Margaret Cullumber Morris and Margaret was a grandau of this Armiger Lilly.
---Faye Cullumber

vol I, p 148 # 1326 James Lilly, male, mar, d: 10 Oct 1874, age 58 yrs 6 days, died London, B: Ross Co, OH, lived: Madison Co, OH, Typhoid fever
p 148 # 1329 Jennie Anea(?) Lilly single, d: 27 Sep 1874, age 5 yrs 8 m 29 d, died in London, OH, father James Lily, mother Susan Melvin, lived Madison Co, typhoid fever
p 151 # 5?3 Philip Lilly male, d: 29 Nov 1869, single, age 24, d: Fairfield Two farmer, consumption, lived Madison Co
p 154 # 3852 Wesley Lilly male, d: 11 Aug 1889, age 86 yrs 4 m 4 d, died Fairfield, b VA, lived Madison Co, farmer died of old age
---Death Records, Madison Co, OH, LDS film # 0522859

1820 Federal Census of Concord Twp, Ross Co, OH, M-33 92, p 258
Thomas Lilly household:
   3 free white males under 10     total in agriculture = 3
   1          male  10-16
   1          male  16-18
   1          male 16-26
   1          male 45 and over
   1        female under 10
   1        female 10-16
   1        female 16-26
   1        female 26-45
   1        female 45 and over

1830 Federal Census of Concord Twp, Ross Co, OH, M-19 139, p 246:
   Theodocia Lilly Household 
     1 free white male under 5
    1 free white male 10-15
    2         males 15-20
    2         males 20-30
    1        female   20-30
    1        female   50-60
1840 Federal Census of Pleasant Twp, Franklin co, OH, MK704-393 p 142:
    males  under 5  5-10  20-30  30-40    females: 15-20  30-40
W Lilly       1      2             1                     1  [Wesley?]
James Lilly                 1
William Lilly                      1
3 other names
B H Lilly     1               1                1        1
H. Clover
3 others
E. Anderson   

1850 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp, Madison Co, OH, call M432, roll 706 p 208, 74/74 shows:
    James Lilly        33 M farmer 2760 OH
    Matilda        26 F             VA
    William        5  M             OH
    Emma            10/12 F             OH

1870 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp, Madison Do, OH, PO London, roll 1238 shows:
p 2, 20/18 Henry Lilly    28 M farmer 11,500 1910        OH can vote
       Martha          29 F keep house            OH
       Frank         6 M attg school            OH
       Wesley         4 M at home            OH
       Rosey        7/12 F at home            OH
p 8 56/55  Wesley Lilly    67 M farmer 11060 2152        VA can vote
       Mary         63 F keep house            VA can't read or write
       James        26 M farm labor            OH
       Albert        20 M "                OH
       Taylor          14 M attg school            OH
       Alice        13 F attg school            OH
note: dwelling 57 is occupied by Eva Durflinger age 55 born OH and Calvin Durflinger age 19 born OH.  Dwelling 58 is occupied by Thomas Cullumber family. 

1880 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp, Madison Co, OH, call T9-1045 p 341 enumerated 24 June shows:
141/144    Wesley Lilly M 77        mar    retired farmer    VA VA NJ
    Mary         F 73    wife    mar    keeping house    VA VA VA
    James         M 36 son    sing    farmer        OH VA VA
    Tailor     M 24 grandson sing farmer        OH OH OH
    Lemeul     M 17  "        "   student        OH OH OH
    Frank Riley  M 37 laborer                OH OH OH
142/145 W H. Cullumber family
143/145 Albert Lilly M 30                        OH VA VA
    Lora A       F 24 wife
    3 children 2-2mos
168/169 Henry Lilly and family age 39

John D. Lilly, born 1815 in OH, died 1876/7 in Greymount, ILL. [According to Lemuel Lilly he was son of Thomas Lilly.] 
    No marriage record found on CD 400, Madison Co or Franklin Co, OH Records.  MIA as his presumed sister Eva, his couisin Emily.  Etc.
    From:    Hagrfg
    To:    Junebyr
This appears to be another John Lilly? I am not sure who he is.    
John Lilly, 2 April 1883 age 68 Per census born ca. 1813.  Born Ohio, but birthplace of parents not in 1880 census.  
    buried in Selma (Pleasant Hill) Cemetery, near Lexington, Illinois, McClean County, Illinois
Mary Lilly, died March 1885.    
Mary Smith Lilly  b 29 March 1849 d. 4 April 1914.
1850 in Perry, Indiana. 

Eva Lilly is belived to have been another daughter of Thomas Lilly. No proof has yet been found.  
Sent to me by Rebecca Grill

Eva Durflinger, named as Eva Lilly in her son's will, died 14 October 1894, Madison County, Ohio, according to the Year in Review article published in The Democrat, December, 1894.  Unfortunately, the Democrat for that date is missing from the film roll.
Eva Lilly and  Durflinger married ca. 1845 per Ohio death certificate of son, Calvin Durflinger, born 5 November 1849, Madison County, Ohio, died 15 January 1923, Union Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, buried West Jefferson, Ohio. He was a widower, spouse Ellen Durflinger.  His death certificate can be seen on
This is the part of the death certificate where the names of his parents were listed.  No one has figured out his father's first initial.


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