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A Profile of the
Walter and Susan Kinnick Family
from the mid-1840s thru 1884, in Illinois
(First published in hard copy form
as Progress Report No. 1 of
Project, June 1, 1996)
Part One is a Narrative
Part Two is a three generation genealogical listing
Full Name Index of names appearing in this Profile
Picture of Susan in later
years, along with a picture of Walter's mother, Mary!
Personal note: Walter
W. Kinnick was the grandfather of my great-grandfather, Alonzo Palmer Kinnick.
Stated another way, Walter W. and Susan Kinnick were my (William L. Smith) 3rd
Background: In 1953, Nettie Edna Kinnick Waggener published
"The Kinnick Family: A Genealogical History of the Kinnick Family of America,"
commonly called "The Kinnick Genealogy." (See The
KINNICK Project for more on the book.) It purported to represent the Kinnick
family in the United States from the first known, at that time, Kinnick to be
recorded in America, who happened to be the author's direct line ancestor. She
included, in the back of her book, a few pages on our branch of the Kinnick
family, based solely on memory recollections of members of my grandparents generation.
Mrs. Waggener suggests that, "It is my opinion, after careful research, that
this family is descended from Joseph Kinnick, the son of William I. and his
wife Sarah, and was a brother of our John Kinnick I; these names appear in the
same family as you will see by the record and it is probable that Joseph left
Maryland and settled in Pennsylvania, while John migrated to North Carolina
from Maryland (p.323)."
There is not another shred of evidence in the book to support this position.
It may be true, or it may not, but such an assertion must be based on a preponderance
of the evidence, not on an unsupported statement.
Review of my first two activities to seek further information may be instructive.
First, recognizing that many scholarly studies have been published in the past
40 years regarding arrivals in the United States from the European continent,
I did a brief review of a dozen of these lists. In about two hours, I had found
three other Kinnicks who had arrived before her "first one." (To date, I have
also identified at least five sisters of Walter (and their families), and, probably,
his mother and father. They appear to have moved directly from Maryland to Ohio.
In Ohio, Walter married Susan, who was born in Pennsylvania, and they moved
to Illinois. The earlier families will be reported in a later presentation.)
Second, I began the search of census records for Illinois in 1850 and 1860 that
formed the foundation for this report. Census reports since 1850 provide names
of family members along with age and state (or country) of birth. Birth place
for Walter was Maryland and for Susan, Pennsylvania. The first six children
were listed as born in Ohio, the rest in Illinois. The names, with ages, of
the children, were as follows (minor corrections later):
1860 census Name 1850 census
Mary E 15
Sarah A 14
John S 13
22 Joseph 12
20 Walter 10
14 Jacob 4
10 Margaret 3/12
4 Mary S
Finally, let me share with you the portion of the book, from p. 322, that related
to Walter W. and Susan Kinnick (note the lack of detail, no dates, incorrect
order of children, as well as other inaccuracies):
"This family settled first in Pennsylvania, moved to Belmont Co, Ohio, Buda,
Illinois and Iowa.
THE PENNSYLVANIA BRANCH OF THE KINNICK FAMILY
CONCLUDED POLY BRANCH
WALTER W. AND SUSAN KINNICK
Holland Dutch Decent
1. Walter Watson Kinnick, m Mary Estella Symonds; 5 sons and 7 daughters.
2. Jake (Jacob) Kinnick, no family, m Fanny Fletcher; no children.
3. Joe Kinnick; no knowledge of his family; married; 2 sons and 4 daughters.
4. John Kinnick; killed in action in Civil War; unmarried.
5. Sarah Ann Kinnick Richmond, m Thomas; 2 sons and 3 daughters.
6. Kate (Katherine) Kinnick Fletcher, m William Fletcher; 5 sons and 4 daughters.
7. Margaret Kinnick Wise, m Jacob Wise; 2 sons.
8. Sue Kinnick Lyon, m Jean Lyons; no children. (p.321-2)"
It will be shown below that this summary is full of errors, being based on second
and third hand "family tradition" information only. A great place to START,
Walter and Susan Kinnick
(Written June 1, 1996)
(much new updated information available)
This presentation starts with the arrival of Walter and Susan and
family in Illinois l844.
It concludes with Susan's death in 1884.
Please remember, this is a work in progress.
New information continues to become available.
([x] refers to Endnotes)
Walter W. and Susan Kinnick lived on a farm in Dover Township,
four miles north of Princeton, Bureau Co, IL, when they first arrived
from Ohio (in 1906 the farm was known as the James Garvin farm -
identified on a 1905 map; it appears they did not own the land, here,
as they are not listed on the 1850 Agricultural Census as landowners
). Their first child born in Illinois, Jacob,
their youngest son, was born on this farm on 4 Jan 1846 .
(Catharine was the last of the six children born in Ohio, in 1842.
The family was listed on the 1840 Ohio census in Wheeling Township,
Belmont County ).
A daughter, Margaret, known as Maggie, was born on the Dover Township
farm about 1850 .
Walter and Susan's oldest son, John S. (b. 14 Sep 1834 in OH), died,
at age 16, on 5 Jun 1851 . Cause of death is unknown.
On 2 Oct 1851, Walter purchased, for $185, one-hundred sixty acres of
land in Concord Township, Bureau County, from John & Hannah
Dodge, who had received their title to the land by Patent from the
United States of America. This land laid about eleven mile west and
two miles south of their Dover Township farm. Walter was not able to
move his family to this land before he died seventeen months later
Their youngest daughter, Fanny Susan, was born to Walter and Susan,
at the Dover Township farm, Nov 1851 [3, 27].
Walter W. Kinnick died at the farm in Dover township 28 Feb 1853, at the age
of 43 . He is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery,
Wyanet, IL, beside his first son, John S. When their father died, Joseph
was age 14, Walter Watson, 13, Catherine, 11, Jacob, 7, Maggie, 3, and Fanny
Susan, one year . The children received their educations in Princeton
The two older daughters married during the two years following their
father's death. Mary E., age 18, in about 1853, married George W.
Harrison . They had two daughters, Evaline (b. 1854, m.
Frank Hornby 22 Jan 1876) and Mary A. (b. 9 Nov 1856, d. 12 Apr 1880,
age 23+). We know little more about either Mary E. or George W.
except that they had apparently both died by the end of 1869 (when
the land in Concord County was divided) . (They probably
died between late 1856 - child born - and the 1860 census - children
living with their grandmother, Susan.)
Sarah Ann, age 18, married Thomas Richmond 11 Feb 1854 [3,
6,19]. They farmed and raised their family in Concord Township,
in the mile south of the Kinnick land. Their first daughter, Almira,
was born late in 1854 . Their first son, William, was
born 11 Jun 1857, but died 19 Mar 1858. He was buried in Forest Hill
Cemetery, Wyanet .
Susan did not remarry until 20 Mar 1859, at age 50, to Ephraim
Yarrington, age 57 . Her daughter, Catherine, had married
John T. Fletcher on 18 Mar 1859 . The other children, at
this time, were, respectively, Joseph, 20, Walter, 19, Jacob 13,
Maggie, 9, and Fanny Susan, 7. Joseph married Rachel Mercer on 26 Feb
1860. They are listed in the household with Susan and Ephraim in the
1860 census of Dover Township .
Joseph Kinnick became indebted to Ephraim Yarrington for $300 on 3
Jan 1861 on mortgage of land . Further, on 14 Sep 1861,
Thomas and Sarah Ann Richmond sold their interest (actually
one-eighth interest) in the 160 acres (purchased by the older Walter,
but left to the eight children when he died) to Joseph Kinnick for
In addition, at the time of the 1860 census, Evaline, age 6, and Mary
A., age 2, are also included in the household of Susan and Ephraim.
The were her grandchildren and their last names were Harrison, of
course, although not so listed on the census [3, 6].
Walter Watson, age 20 at the time, enlisted 14 Apr 1861 at Tiskilwa
in Co. I, 12th Illinois Infantry, part of the Union service. When he
came home on furlough, he married Mary Estelle Simmons, of Tiskilwa,
on 6 Feb 1862 . While still at home from the
war(apparently), Walter and Mary, on 15 Jun 1862, sold their interest
in the 160 acres (Walter's one-eighth) to Thomas Richmond for $115
Walter re-enlisted 10 Aug 1862 in Co. D, Seventh Regiment, Kansas
Volunteers, Cavalry (not 5 Regiment as reported in
). He took his bride with him to Corinth, MS, where she
acted as nurse for troops in camp there . He was
discharged 2 Dec 1864 from St. Louis, MO [7,8].
On 18 Aug 1861, Joseph enlisted in Company D, Seventh Regiment,
Kansas Volunteers, Cavalry. He served until being mustered out at St.
Louis, MO, 10 Mar 1865 .
When Walter married Mary and went to fight in the Civil War, in 1862,
this left at home with their mother (and her husband, Ephraim) only
Jacob, now age 16, Maggie, 11, and Fanny Susan, 10.
Jacob James Kinnick enlisted Oct 1864, age 18, in Co. H, One Hundred
and Forty sixth Regiment of Illinois Volunteers, as a private. During
his (months) at the front, he saw arduous service. He was honorably
discharged 8 Jul 1865, age 19, and returned to Bureau County where he
farmed for many years .
Jacob married Hattie VanDram on 25 Nov 1867 . They were
divorced in early 1872 , no children. On 28 Apr 1872 he
married Fannie Fletcher, a sister of John T. Fletcher (Jacob's sister
Catharine's husband) .
Meanwhile, during the 1860s, more grandchildren were being born.
Thomas and Sarah Ann Richmond had a daughter, Sarah Ann, in 1860,
another daughter, Laura Altha, in 1862, a third daughter, Frances
Belle, in 1865, and, then, two sons, John W. in 1867 and Aaron I. in
1869. Their last child, Frank E., was born 4 Nov 1872 and died 26 Aug
1874. He was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet
Catharine and John T. Fletcher were the parents of two daughters and
two sons born during the 1860s: Susie E., born 28 Mar 1862, Fannie
E., born in early 1863, John T, born in 1865, and James W. born in
1867 [18, 20].
Walter and Mary began their family, all born in Buda, where Walter
was in business, with a son, Joseph Erastus, born 13 Nov 1864 (born
while Walter was still in military service), and then had three
daughters born in the 1860s: Nora E (b. 4 Jan 1866, d. 10 Feb 1866),
Emma Estella (b. 9 Dec 1866), and Margaret (b. 7 Dec 1868)
Joseph and Rachel also had their first four children born during the
1860s, two daughters and then two sons: Amanda Elenora (b. 23 Nov
1860), Margaret Susana (Maggie) (b. 5 Jan 1863), William Walter (b.
15 Mar 1866), and John Leach Cook (b. 22 Mar 1868) .
In November and December of 1869, Joseph petitioned the Chancery
Court for a partition of the one hundred sixty acres left by his
father. Susan Kinnick did not contest the division based on her
rights of dower, but, rather, reached an agreement with the other
parties to the case. In essence, Joseph retained the five-eighths he
claimed (his own, and those originally owned by Sarah, Jacob,
Margaret (Maggie), and Susan), and one-eighth each by Catherine,
one-eighth by Thomas Richmond (obtained from Walter) and one-eighth
by the two Harrison children (granddaughters of the older Walter). It
appears that a part of the agreement was that Susan, the widow, would
continue to live on the portion of the land owned by the Harrison
children, perhaps a life estate interest . (Details still
being sought and analyzed).
Ephraim Yarrington died 24 February 1870, age 68 . Susan
was age 61, with Maggie, age 20, and Fanny Susan, age 19, still at
home. It can be presumed that Evaline Harrison, age 16 and Mary A.
Harrison, age 12, were still in the home, also. Maggie married Jacob
Wise/Weise about a year and a half later, in September 1871
. Eveline married Frank Hornby 22 Jan 1876. Fanny Susan
married William Eugene (Gene) Lyon, in Buda, on 30 Dec 1879. Mary A.
Harrison died 12 Apr 1880, age 23, cause unknown.
In the 1880 census, Susan Kinnick, age 71, lived with Jacob and
Fannie Kinnick, along with Fannie's mother, Susan Fetcher, age 82,
and a 16 year old niece of Jacob, Lovina Weeden, going to school
. Susan lived to see many more grandchildren, before her
death in 1884.
Joseph and Rachel were the parents of Mary Eppenetes (Mate) born 23
May 1870 . Later, they moved to Iowa where their last
three children were born: Joseph (b. 1 May 1874, Madison Co), Jessie
H. (B. 5 Apr 1875, Madison Co), and George Butler (2 Aug 1878, Adair
Walter and Mary were in Stuart, Adair Co, Iowa, for a year, at the
time of the birth of Alonzo Palmer Kinnick (b. 2 Nov 1870, my
great-grandfather) [24, 26]. George Walter was born 18 Sep
1872, in Mendon, Missouri, where they lived for three years [24,
26]. Two sons and three daughters were born back in Buda, Bureau
Co, during Susan's lifetime: Ira Odell (b. 20 Jul 1874), Katherine
Susan (Katie) (b. 22 Feb 1876), Fanny Alice (b. 13 Mar 1878), John
(b. 6 Nov 1880, d. 18 Nov 1881), and Mary Etta (b. 17 May 1885).
Their youngest child, Gracie Irene, was born 30 Oct 1887
Catharine and John T. Fletcher had a daughter, Edna E., born 6 Nov
1869. Four more Fletcher children were born during the 1870s, all
sons: Royal W. (b. 3 Oct 1872), Ora L. (b. 20 Oct 1874), Samuel
Clinton (b. 19 Jan 1877), and Frank William (b. 9 Dec 1878)
. Nellie E. (b. 19 Dec 1880) and Clark Eugene (b. 6 May
1883) were born in Bureau County before the family moved to Iowa in
Margaret (Maggie) and Jacob Weise were the parents of two sons, Harry
(b. 22 Sep 1872) and Roy (b. 12 Aug 1881) [6, 22].
Susan died 27 Sep 1884, 75y, 4m, 25d. She is buried beside her husband, Walter,
at Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet, Bureau Co, Illinois
. She was survived by three sons (Joseph, Walter, and Jacob) and
four daughters (Sarah Ann, Catharine, Maggie and Fanny) and numerous grandchildren.
In 1877 she was reported affiliated with the United Brethern .
 Jacob James Kinnick biographical sketch in "Past and
Present of Bureau
Co"- 1906, p 872-873.
1850 census, Bureau Co., Dover Twp.
1850 and 1860 census, Bureau Co., Dover Twp.
 Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet, IL
 20 Years of Marriages in Bureau Co, 1858-1877
 Estate of Jacob Kinnick, 1923
 Buda, Our Home Town, 1828-1975, p. 200
 Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas,
1861-1865, Vol 1, page 228-30.
 Chancery Cases, reviewed by Carol Shipp, see Bureau Co
report # 1.
 Chancery Records, Term #73, General #1484, obtained as a
part of Bureau Co report #1.
 1840 Ohio federal census
 Bureau County Land Records, Book K, page 222, part of
Bureau Co report #2.
 Bureau County Land Records, Book K, page 660, part of
Bureau Co report #2.
 Bureau County Land Records, Deed Book 34, page 184 &
185, part of Bureau Co report #2.
 Bureau County Land Records, Deed Book 34, page 676 &
677, part of Bureau Co report #2.
 1850 Agricultural Census, check by Carol Shipp, part of
Bureau Co report # 2.
 Birth years based on letter from Jet Hall, 27 Nov
 Exact dates of birth and death from Forest Hill Cemetery
 Illinois Marriage Record Index for Bureau County, run
date 10-19-95, part of Bureau Co report # 2.
 1880 federal census
 Personal correspondence from Esther Marsh, Hilliard, OH,
6 Nov 1995, from Yarrington family history book(s).
 Site visit, Hopeland Cemetery, Buda, Bureau Co, IL.
 Voters & Taxpayers of Bureau Co, IL, 1877
 Family tradition, as reported in The Kinnick Genealogy
book, p. 322.
 Correspondence from Marcella Mickel by way of Janet
Pease, received Aug 1995.
 Obituary of Mrs. W.W. (Mary) Kinnick, 1909, from Buda
Library, part of Bureau Co report # 1.
 1900 census Soundex card
Walter and Susan Kinnick Family
(through grandchildren only here)
Written June 1, 1996
(much new updated information available)
Walter W. Kinnick, son of John and Mary KINNICK, was b. 11 Feb
1810 in Maryland; d. 28 Feb 1853 in Bureau Co, IL, and buried in the Forest
Hill Cemetery, Wyanet, IL. He married Susan SCHWYHART in Ohio in about 1835.
She was b. 2 May 1809 in Pennsylvania and d. 27 Sep 1884 in Bureau Co, IL, at
age 75, and buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet, IL.
Six of their children were b. in Ohio then they moved to Bureau Co, IL, where
three more children were born.
Children of Walter and Susan KINNICK
B 2 JOHN S. KINNICK, b.14 Sep 1834, OH.
B 3 MARY E. KINNICK, b. 1835, OH.
B 4 SARAH ANN KINNICK, b. Apr 1836, OH.
B 5 JOSEPH KINNICK, b. 9 Mar 1839, Belmont Co, OH.
B 6 WALTER WATSON KINNICK, b. 11 NOV 1840, Belmont
B 7 CATHARINE KINNICK,
b. 20 Apr 1842, OH.
B 8 JACOB JAMES KINNICK, B. 4 Jan 1846, Bureau Co,
B 9 MARGARET KINNICK, b. 2 Feb 1851, Bureau Co,
B 10 FANNY SUSAN KINNICK, b. Nov 1851, Bureau Co,
B 2 JOHN S. KINNICK, b.14 Sep 1834, Ohio. He d. 5 Jun
1851 on the farm in Dover Twp, Bureau Co, IL, at age 16, cause of death unknown,
buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet, IL.
B 3 MARY E. KINNICK, b. 1835, OH; m. George W. HARRISON
Children of George and Mary HARRISON:
C 11 i Eveline HARRISON (much new updated information available),
b. 21 Dec 1854, Wyanet, Bureau Co, IL; m. Francis (Frank) HORNBY 22 Jan 1876,
IL; d. 2 Jan 1934, at home, Estherville, Emmet Co, IA.
C 12 ii Mary A. HARRISON, b. 9 Nov 1856, Bureau Co, IL; d. 12 Apr 1880.
B 4 SARAH ANN KINNICK (much new updated information
available), b. Apr 1836, OH; m. Thomas
RICHMOND (b. 1835, probably Canada, d. abt 1910) 11 Feb 1854, Bureau Co, IL
(divorced); d. abt 1914. (Some detail
on this family now on line.)
Children of Thomas and Sarah RICHMOND:
C 13 i Almira RICHMOND, b. 1854; m. Delos LAY; d. abt 1918.
C 14 ii William RICHMOND, b. 11 Jun 1857; d. 19 Mar 1858.
C 15 iii Sarah RICHMOND, b. 1860, MO; m. John HACKETT; d. abt 1935.
C 16 iv Laura RICHMOND, b. 1862; m. France Norton SCOTT; d. abt 1905.
C 17 v Frances Belle RICHMOND, b. 1865; m. George DINGMAN; d. abt 1895.
C 18 vi John W. RICHMOND, b. Nov 1867, IL; m. Lydia Ann II HALL; d. abt 1939.
C 19 vii Aaron I. RICHMOND, b. Dec 1869; m. Evelyne May HACKETT; d. abt 1923.
C 20 viii Frank E. RICHMOND, b. 4 Nov 1872; d. 26 Aug 1874.
B 5 JOSEPH KINNICK (much new updated information available),
B. 9 Mar 1839, Belmont Co, OH; m. Rachel Ann MERCER (b. 15 Mar 1839, Harrison
Co, OH; d. aft 1917) 29 FEb 1860, Bureau Co, IL; d. 24 Sep 1917, Park City,
Stillwater Co, MT.
(Some detail on this family now on-line.)
Children of Joseph and Rachel KINNICK:
C 21 i Amanda Elenora KINNICK, b. 23 Nov 1860, Bureau Co, IL; d. abt 1897.
C 22 ii Margaret Susana (Maggie) KINNICK, b. 5 Jan 1863, Bureau Co, IL; m. William
H. (Bill) EDICK 13 Apr 1882, Greenfield, Adair Co, IA.
C 23 iii William Walter KINNICK, b. 15 Mar 1866, Bureau Co, IL; d. 17 Apr 1946.
C 24 iv John Leach Cook KINNICK, b. 22 Mar 1868, near Buda, Bureau Co, IL; m.
Ida Elizabeth (Lizzie) MCAFERTY 25 Sep 1890, Billings, Yellowstone Co, MT; d.
7 May 1935, Laurel, Stillwater Co, MT. (Some
detail on this family now on-line)
C 25 v Mary Eppenetes KINNICK, b. 23 May 1870, Bureau Co, IL; m. "Lute" JONES.
C 26 vi Joseph KINNICK, b. 1 May 1874, Madison Co, IA; d. bef 1923.
C 27 vii Jessie H. KINNICK, b. 5 Apr 1875, Madison Co, IA; d. bef 1923.
C 28 viii George Butler KINNICK, b. 2 Aug 1876, Adair Co, IA; m. Belle.
B 6 WALTER WATSON
KINNICK (much new updated information available),
B. 11 Nov 1840, Belmont Co, OH; m. Mary Estelle SIMMONS (b. 8 Aug 1843, Bureau
Co, IL; d. 10 Jan 1909, Will Carper home, Buda, Bureau Co, IL) 6 Feb 1862; d.
10 Mar 1919, Buda, IL.
Chldren of Walter and Mary KINNICK:
C 29 i Joseph Erastus KINNICK, b. 13 Nov 1864, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 27 Jul
C 30 ii Nora E. KINNICK, b. 4 Jan 1866, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 10 Feb 1866,
Buda, Bureau Co, IL.
C 31 iii Emma Estella KINNICK, b. 9 Dec 1866, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; m. William
S. (Will) CARPER Jan 1894, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 4 Mar 1935.
C 32 iv Margaret Ann (Maggie) KINNICK, b. 7 Dec 1868, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; m.
Lee BREWER Jan 1891, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 10 Feb 1920, Buda, Bureau Co, IL.
C 33 v Alonzo Palmer KINNICK, b. 2 Nov
1870, Stuart, Adair Co, IA; m. Margaret Jeanette (Nettie) WILLIAMS 6 Jul 1891,
Carroll, Carroll Co, IA; d. 27 Feb 1923, Coon Rapids, Carroll Co, IA.
C 34 vi George Walter KINNICK, b. 18 Sep 1872, Mendon, MO; d. 18 Dec 1942.
C 35 vii Ira Odell KINNICK, b. 20 Jul 1874, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; m. Delda Mae
MCCOY; d. WY.
C 36 viii Katherine Susan (Katie) KINNICK, b. 22 Feb 1876, Buda, Bureau Co,
IL; m. Levi HAMRICK 26 Jun 1895, Kinnick home, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 20 Jan
1929, Greeley, CO.
C 37 ix Fannie Alice KINNICK, 13 Mar 1878, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 26 May 1894,
parent's home, Buda, Bureau Co, IL.
C 38 x John KINNICK, b. 6 Nov 1880, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 18 Nov 1881, Buda,
Bureau Co, IL.
C 39 xi Mary Etta KINNICK, b. 17 May 1885, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; m. Simon Garfield
(Garfield) HORTON 31 Dec 1902, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 6 Dec 1939.
C 40 xii Gracie Irene KINNICK, b. 30 Oct 1887, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; m. John
SEYLLER Jan 1907, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; d. 29 Dec 1945.
B 7 CATHERINE KINNICK (much new updated information
available, also, See more on this
family), b. 20 Apr 1842, OH; m. John
Thomas FLETCHER (b. 14 Mar 1833, VA; d. 22 Jan 1920, Washington Co, IA) Mar
1859, Bureau Co, IL; d. 30 Mar 1927, Washington Co, IA.(See pictures)
C 41 i Fannie E. FLETCHER, b. 21 Jul 1860, IL; m. John E. WILLIAMS 28 Feb 1888,
Washington Co, IA; d. 30 Jan 1930.
C 42 ii Susie E. FLETCHER, b. 29 May 1862, IL; d. 25 Feb 1879, Bureau Co, IL.
C 43 iii John Townsend (Jack) FLETCHER, b. 28 Nov 1863, near Sheffield, Concord
Twp, Bureau Co, IL; m. Carrie May WHYTE 3 Oct 1888, Crawfordsville, Washington
Co, IA; d. 30 Jun 1931, at home, Crawfordsville, Washington Co, IA.
C 44 iv James W. FLETCHER, b. 9 Feb 1866, Bureau Co, IL; d. 18 Mar 1951, University
Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson Co, IA.
C 45 v Edna E. FLETCHER, b. 6 Nov 1869, IL; m. Frank HULL 25 Jan 1893, IA; d.
28 Oct 1946, County Hospital, Washington, Washington Co, IA.
C 46 vi Royal W. FLETCHER, b. 3 Oct 1872, Sheffield, IL; m. Alice GRIFFITHS
18 Jun 1891, Washington Co, IL; d. Dec 1948.
C 47 vii Ora Laton FLETCHER, b. 20 Oct 1874, Hickory Grove, Bureau Co, IL; m.
Rose Ella HALL 19 Dec 1900; d. 29 Jul 1937, Gold Twp, Bureau Co, IL.
C 48 viii Samuel Clinton (Clint) FLETCHER, b. 19 Jan 1877, Bureau Co, IL; m.
Delia Anna HULL 19 Dec 1900, Muscatine, IA; d. 22 Oct 1953, Crawfordsville,
Washington Co, IA.
C 49 ix Frank William FLETCHER, b. 9 Dec 1878, Bureau Co, IL; m. Jessie Luella
MITCHELL 6 Feb 1907, Crawfordsville, Washington Co, IL; d. 5 Mar 1955, University
Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson Co, IA.
C 50 x Nellie E. FLETCHER, b. 19 Dec 1880, Bureau Co, IL; d. 16 Feb 1966.
C 51 xi Clark Eugene FLETCHER, b. 6 May 1883, Bureau Co, IL; m. Mame CHERRYHOLMES;
d. 16 Feb 1966.
C 52 xii Grace A. FLETCHER, b. 14 Dec 1887, near Crawfordsville, Washington
Co, IA; d. 13 Sep 1971, Rest Haven Nursing Home, Mt. Pleasant, IA.
B 8 JACOB JAMES KINNICK (much new updated information
available), b. 4 Jan 1846, Bureau
Co, IL; 1m. Hattie VANDRAM (divorced 1872); 2m. Fanny FLETCHER (b. 1832, d.
1920) 28 Apr 1872, Bureau Co, IL; d. 6 Mar 1923, Wyanet, Bureau Co, IL; no children
by either marriage. (See Jacob and Fanny gravestones in
the Forest Hill Cemetery in Wyanet, Bureau Co, IL).
B 9 MARGARET (Maggie) KINNICK (much new updated information
available), b. 1850, Bureau Co, IL.;
m. Jacob E. WEISE/WISE (b. 6 Jun 1845, German Valley, NJ, d.10 Mar 1911) 7 Sep
1871; d. 19 Feb 1903;
Children of Jacob and Maggie WEISE:
C 53 i Harry E. WEISE, b. 22 Sep 1872, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; m. Ella Adell MARTIN
24 Dec 1899, Harvey, IL.
C 54 ii Roy E. WEISE, b. 12 Aug 1881, Buda, Bureau Co, IL; m. Lucy Elize WHITTEN
(b. 4 Jul 1883, Wyanet, Bureau Co, IL; d. 15 Feb 1957, Harvey, IL) 25 Mar 1903,
Buda, IL; d. 15 Feb 1957, Harvey, IL.
B 10 FANNY SUSAN KINNICK
, b. Nov 1851, Bureau Co, IL. m. 30 Dec 1879, William Eugene LYON (b. May1851,
OH); lived in Ness County, Kansas, in 1923, no children.
Full Name Index
CARPER, William S. (Will)
EDICK, William H. (Bill)
FLETCHER, Clark Eugene
FLETCHER, Edna E.
FLETCHER, Fannie E.
FLETCHER, Frank William
FLETCHER, Gracie A.
FLETCHER, James W.
FLETCHER, John Thomas
FLETCHER, John Townsend (Jack)
FLETCHER, Nellie E.
FLETCHER, Ora Laton
FLETCHER, Royal W.
FLETCHER, Samuel Clinton (Clint)
FLETCHER, Susie E.
HACKETT, Evelyne May
HALL, Lydia Ann II
HALL, Rose Ella
HARRISON, George W.
HARRISON, Mary A.
HORNBY, Francis (Frank)
HULL, Delia Anna
KINNICK, Alonzo Palmer
KINNICK, Amanda Elenora
KINNICK, Emma Estella
KINNICK, Fanny Alice
KINNICK, Fanny Susan
KINNICK, George Butler
KINNICK, George Walter
KINNICK, Gracie Irene
KINNICK, Ira Odell
KINNICK, Jacob James
KINNICK, John Leach Cook
KINNICK, John S.
KINNICK, Jessie H.
KINNICK, Joseph Erastus
KINNICK, Katherine Susan (Katie)
KINNICK, Margaret Susana (Maggie)
KINNICK, Mary E.
KINNICK, Mary Eppenetes
KINNICK, Mary Etta
KINNICK, Nora E.
KINNICK, Sarah Ann
KINNICK, Walter W.
KINNICK, Walter Watson
KINNICK, William Walter
LYON, William Eugene
MARTIN, Ella Adell
MCAFERTY, Ida Elizabeth (Lizzie)
MCCOY, Delda Mae
MERCER, Rachel Ann
MITCHELL, Jessie Luella
SCOTT, Franc Norton
SIMMONS, Mary Estelle
WEISE, Roy E.
WHITTEN, Lucy Elize
WILLIAMS, John E.
WILLIAMS, Margaret Jeanette (Nettie)
WYHTE, Carrie May
This page created 31 Jan 1998. Last updated 12 Jan 2002, by William
L. (Bill) Smith.
About the compiler
William L. SMITH, Ph.D., is the son of the late Delbert Leverne SMITH
and Mary Eileen KINNICK SMITH OLSON. Dr. Smith received his Bachelor
of Science degree in Mathematics from Iowa State University, his
Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an emphasis in
Accounting from Drake University, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree
in Management from the University of Arizona. He also holds an Iowa
certification as a Certified Public Accountant, not in practice.
Dr. Smith served as a personal assistant to Iowa Governor Robert D.
Ray and as Deputy Commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social
Services. He and his wife, Nancy, owned and operated a nationally
franchised accounting service for small and medium-sized businesses
for a number of years, first in Iowa and then in Arizona. Dr. Smith
is currently on the management faculty of the School of Business at
Emporia State University.
Bill and Nancy are members of several county Genealogical Societies
around the nation and visit local libraries wherever their travels
take them to acquire that one more bit of family history information
that will fill in a gap in one of the many lines they are working on
at the time.
Dr. Smith also serves as Director of the Center for Business and
Economic Development, the outreach arm of the School of Business at
Emporia State University. He invites you to visit the Web site for
the Center at:
Electronic messages can be sent to:
Fax messages can be sent to Dr. Smith at 316-343-7989 or phone
messages can be left, 24 hours, at 316-341-5729. Your comments are