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147. James Long WISHARD was born on 20 October 1842 in Vermillion County, Indiana. He died on 30 December 1887 at the age of 45 in Indiana. He was buried in Spangler Cemetery, Centenary, Vermillion County, Indiana.185

Civil War: Company B, 62nd Illinois Infantry, Private

1880 Census. Clinton, Vermillion, IN, Hh 235
James Wisheard, 39. Sarah, 27, wife
Emma, 8. Molly 6. Daisy 5. Ora 3. Alton, 2 months
Lizabeth Dunwoody, 57, servant, b. NC
Mary Fips, 22, servant, b. IN

Frin the Newport [Vermillion Co., IN] Hoosier State newspaper of 11 January 1888:
"Just as we went to press last week a rumor reached us that James L. Wishard had died at Terre Haute. He was taken ill with pneumonia and died in a few days. He was an ex-union soldier, having served his country in the 62nd IL Volunteers. He was born in Helt Township October 20, 1842. He leaves a wife and 7 children. The burial will take place in Spangler Cemetery."

James Long WISHARD and Sarah J. CARGILL were married on 23 December 1869 in Vermillion County, Indiana. Sarah J. CARGILL was born in January 1852 in Indiana. She died in 1906 at the age of 54 in Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois. She was buried in Evergreen Memorial, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.186

Sarah is often found as Sarah "Curgill" - 3rd wife of James Lytle Wishard. That is an error from old databases. James Lytle Wishard was married only twice and Sarah Cargill married James Long Wishard.

City Directory, 1904, Bloomington, Illinois
Mrs. Sarah J. Wishard (wid James), res. 1015 E. Olive
Listed at the same address was Agatha Wishard, domestic, and Edna Wishard, domestic.
I checked the 1900 Census: Bloomington, Ward 4, McLean, IL, Hh 209
1015 E. Olive
Sarah J. Wishard, b. Jan 1852, age 48, widow, b. IN - had 9 children, 7 are living
Emma Heber (Heber is crossed out), b. Aug 1871, age 29, married but husband not living there, daughter, has 2 children both living but they aren't in the household either, b. IL
Violet Wishard, dau, b. Jun 1877, age 22
Samuel A., son, b. Apr 1880, age 20
Agathia, dau, b. May 1883, age 17
Edna, dau, Jan 1885, age 15

James Long WISHARD and Sarah J. CARGILL had the following children:



I. V. WISHARD was born on 1 October 1870. He died on 29 January 1871 at the age of 0. He was buried in Spangler Cemetery, Centenary, Vermillion County, Indiana.



Emma Bell WISHARD was born in August 1871 in Indiana. She died in 1952 at the age of 81.

Married Andrew George Heber (1870-1941)
They are buried Helts Prairie Cemetery, Hillsdale, Vermillion, IN



Molly WISHARD was born in 1874 in Indiana.



Daisy WISHARD was born in 1875 in Indiana.



Ora Violet WISHARD was born in June 1877 in Indiana.



Samuel Alton WISHARD was born in April 1880 in Indiana.

Age two months in the 1880 census.



Agatha WISHARD was born in May 1883 in Indiana.



Edna WISHARD was born in January 1885 in Indiana.