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Various or unknown counties:

Town

County

Year(s)

Who did what:

   

1838

Jane (Martha) FOSTER was born

 

Menard

1842

Joshua SHORT died and was buried in Concord Cemetery

 

Pike

bef 1858

Eliza Matilda PEER resided

 

Adams

1867

Mary Jane GUNN was born

 

Ogle

1868

Charles W. BAKER and Lydia WINDLE were married

   

bef 1870

James Daniel GUNN resided

Pine Creek

Ogle

1880

James A. and Catherine (FLEMMING) BAKER present in the census, along with children Amos, Lilly and Laura

Pine Creek

Ogle

1880

Charles W. and Lydia (WINDLE) BAKER present in the census, along with children Josie and Ralph.  A farmworker Danl. THOMSON, age 19 lives with the household, as well as a Morris THOMSON, age 2.  I still need to research whether the census taker got something wrong, or if Morris was later adopted by the BAKERS.

McDonough County:

Town

County

Year(s)

Who did what:

 

McDonough

1826

First recorded settlement in the county

 

McDonough

1838

Stephen PEMBERTON died

 

McDonough

1841

James Marion CAMPBELL and Martha PEMBERTON married

 

McDonough

1850

The John J. and Frances (HENDRICKSON) FOSTER family resided there, with daughter Jane (Martha)

 

McDonough

1850

Solomon and Elisabeth (WALLIS) HENDRICKSON resided

Bethel Township

McDonough

1858

Frances (HENDRICKSON) FOSTER buried

Bethel Township

McDonough

1861

John J. FOSTER buried

 

McDonough

1864

John Henry CAMPBELL and Jane (Martha) FOSTER married

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