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26. Silas WISHARD was born in 1827 in Kentucky.13 He died on 29 October 1875 at the age of 48 in Jewett, Cumberland County, Illinois.13

Born in Kentucky; went to Indiana in the 1830's; Jasper County IL about 1850.

1850 Census. Island Grove, Jasper, Co, IL, Hh 289
Beacham Wishard, 42, b. KY
Mary 43, b. KY
Delilah 20. Wm. 17. John 15. Catherine 11. All b. Indiana
Silas 23, b. KY [younger brother]

1860 Census. Union, Jasper, Illinois. Hh 74, living near his older brother Beacham.
Silas Wishart, 34, b. KY
Minerva, 30, b. IN
Walker, 9. William 8. Nancy C. 6. Mary Ann E. 3. Joseph 1. All born Illinois.

Silas WISHARD and Minerva YATES were married on 2 February 1851 in Grove Twp., Jasper County, Illinois.13 Minerva YATES was born on 15 January 1830 in Indiana.13 She died on 20 August 1921 at the age of 91 in Grove Twp., Jasper County, Illinois.13

Silas WISHARD and Minerva YATES had the following children:

113

i.

Walker WISHARD was born on 28 November 1851 in Douglas County, Illinois.12,32 He died on 23 July 1919 at the age of 67 in Greenup, Cumberland County, Illinois.32

114

ii.

William WISHARD was born in November 1852 in Wayne, Jasper County, Illinois.12,32

115

iii.

Nancy Catherine WISHARD was born on 8 December 1854 in Effingham, Effingham County, Illinois.12,32 She died on 26 August 1948 at the age of 93 in Pottersville, Howell County, Missouri.32

116

iv.

Mary Ann E. WISHARD was born on 16 October 1858 in Wayne, Jasper County, Illinois.12,32 She died on 30 December 1943 at the age of 85 in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana.32

117

v.

Joseph WISHARD was born on 2 January 1859 in Jasper County, Illinois.12,32

118

vi.

Eliza Jane WISHARD was born on 25 May 1861 in Jasper County, Illinois.12,32

119

vii.

Charles WISHARD was born on 2 August 1864 in Gila, Jasper County, Illinois.12,32 He died on 11 September 1950 at the age of 86 in Greenup, Cumberland County, Illinois.32

120

viii.

Alice WISHARD was born on 2 August 1864 in Gila, Jasper County, Illinois.12,32 She died on 22 January 1944 at the age of 79 in Watseka, Iroquois County, Illinois.32

+121

ix.

Laura WISHARD.

+122

x.

Virgil "Burt" WISHARD.

123

xi.

Vivian WISHARD was born in 1869 in Wayne, Jasper County, Illinois.32

Silas WISHARD and Sophia E. BENNETT were married on 4 December 1873.13 Sophia E. BENNETT died in California.13