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|FOUNTAIN GREEN CEMETERY|
HANCOCK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
Co. K 51 ILL. INF.
Apr. 15, 1883
Aged 60 Ys.
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Nov. 20, 1867
Aged 46 Ys.
Mary hath chosen that good path
|Author - Marcia Farina Contributor - Cora R. Swift|
|Henry Mull was born about 1822 in Delaware County, New York. His lifelong occupation was that of wainwright, but as a young man he also earned a small amount of wages working for Delaware County as a constable. Henry and his wife, Mary J. Campbell, born about 1821, left New York with their three young children and came to Fountain Green Township, Hancock County, Illinois, in the mid-1850s. Two more children were born there.
Henry's service during the Civil War seems to have been brief: muster date February 27, 1862, discharge date March 18, 1862. From the Muster and Descriptive Rolls compiled by the Illinois Adjutant General's Office:
Name MALL, HENRY
After Mary died in 1867, Henry married Sarah Ellen Van Winkle (nee Robinson) on December 29, 1870, in McDonough County, Illinois. Apparently there were no children born to Henry and Sarah. Her first husband was Francis M. Van Winkle, whom she married on October 13, 1859.
Henry was mentioned in a brief sketch entitled Historical Sketch of Fountain Green, by G. C. Tyler.
Henry died in 1883, Sarah survived until July 31, 1904. Henry, Mary and Sarah are all buried at Fountain Green Cemetery.
Henry and Mary's children were:
Researcher Cora R. Swift believed that Mary Campbell was a sister to Elizabeth Campbell (1811-1899), who married Matthew McClaughry. We have found but one slight piece of supporting data: Fannie Mull married Silas Wright Prentiss. In 1880 the widowed Elizabeth (Campbell) McClaughry, shown as an aunt, was making her home with Silas and Fannie.
enumerated August 20, 1850, dwelling #483
Henry Mull, 27, male, wagon maker, value of real estate 1000, born NY
enumerated July 25, 1860, dwelling #3379
Henry Mull, 38, male, wagon maker, value of real estate 800, value of personal estate 200,
enumerated June 2, 1870, dwelling #33
Mull, Heny [sic], 45, male, white, wagon maker, value of real estate 1200, value of personal estate 400, born NY, male citizen of the U.S. aged 21 or more
enumerated June 4, 1880, dwelling #61
Mull, Henry, white, male, 57, married, wagon maker, born NY, both parents born NY