My mother's families most recently came from Fayette, Bond, and Montgomery Counties, IL. My families for this area include the Henderson, Andrews, Wright, Carroll, Harris, Elam, Reeves, Isley, Walker, and Inman Families.
This map shows the locations of events of family members in south central Illinois:
This picture is of Mulberry Grove Grade School pupils from 1920. This was printed in teh Greenville Advocate at the time.
- Andrews Family
- The Andrews Family consisted of several siblings, and perhaps their parents, who settled in Bond and Fayette Counties from Tennessee and North Carolina.
- Raford Carroll (b. 1808 NC) of Seminary Twp., Fayette County
- Raford Carroll was the progenitor of a large family in Fayette County that still farms his homestead today.
- Elam Families
- The Elam Families of Fayette, Bond, Montgomery and surrounding counties, are all really one big family,
- Edmond Henderson from Michigan
- Edmond Henderson, whose family was Scottish in origin, was born in Michigan, had a family in Fayette and Montgomery Counties whom he deserted in the 1890s.