St. Clair County Remnants Of The Past

 

St. Clair County
Remnants Of The Past

First Settlers of St. Clair County - 1840



Prairie Gleaner

A petition for the organization of St. Clair County to become an independent municipality in 1840 was signed by:

John Barnett
S.C. Bruce
R.P. Cocke
Dr. P.M. Cox
Thomas Cruthaid
J.A. Culbertson
G.B. Culbertson
J.C. Greenwell
Columbus Halin (Hahn?)
H.N. Hester
John Howard
James Hoover
William B. Lawler
Z. Lilley
James Renfro
J. Ridgeway
W.H. Scobey
Albert Sheldon
George Short
Hiram Short
H.Y. Small
R.H. Sproul
Ervin Thomas
John R. White


At that time, there were 350 heads of families listed as follows:

Able, John
Abston, Alborn D.
Addington, James
Ainsworth, William
Allen, William
Anderson, Ambrose
Anderson, James
Anderson, John
Anderson, Obanion
Anderson, Robert
Anderson, Samuel
Applegate, Charles
Applegate, Jesse
Applegate, Lindsey
Arbuckle, Matthew
Armingtrout, John
Arterberry, Henry
Ashworth, Lewis R.
Ayris, Albion
Bacon, William
Baker, Joseph
Barnett, Hugh, Sr.
Barnett, John
Bayharn, Joseph E.G.
Beale, Charles
Beale, George
Beale, James
Beale, Jordan
Beale, Robert
Beale, Samuel
Beale, Tavenor
Beale, William
Bedell, John
Bell, Nathaniel
Blake, Larkin H.
Boatman, James
Bolds, Raphael
Bolds, Widow
Bollinger, Joseph
Boman, Charles
Bomar, Charles
Brandt, Daniel
Breckinridge, James
Browning, C.G.
Bruce, Simeon
Bullard, Alfred W.
Bullock, Charles P.
Bunch, David
Bunch, James
Bunch, John
Bunch, William
Buncke, William P.
Burck, Benjamin
Burck, David
Burck, Hill (Bill?)
Burck, James
Burck, John
Burck, Robert
Burck, Robert N.
Burck, William P.
Burger, Abraham
Burger, James L.
Burton, Charles
Burton, David
Bush, Willis
Calhoun, Andrew
Calhoun, James
Capety, Daniel
Carroll, James
Carroll, Widow
Carter, William F.
Cassidy, Old man
Clardy, Daniel
Clarkson, Widow
Clarkson, William
Cocke, R.P.
Cole, Rev. James
Collins, David
Colthaid family
Coonce, Jacob
Copenhaver, Staley
Corbin, James F.
Coslow, Joseph
Cox, Dr. P.M.
Cox, Dr. S.P.
Cox, George M.
Cox, Joseph W.
Cox, Richard B.
Cox, William M.
Coyens, David
Crenshaw, Richard
Cringer, John
Cringer, Sabe
Crow, Henry W.
Crow, Phillip
Crowley, William
Crutchfield, Richard
Cruthaid, Adam
Cruthaid, Jacob
Cruthaid, Joseph

Cruthaid, Thomas
Cruthaid, Widow
Culbertson, Ira
Culbertson, Isaac
Culbertson, John A.
Culbertson, Joseph
Culbertson, Josiah
Culbertson, William
Davis, Aaron
DeLozier, Edward
DeLozier, Purren
DesLazo, Richard
Dittee, John (Ditter?)
Ditter, Frank
Ditter, James
Ditter, John
Dooley, Henry E.
Dooley, James
Eades, James A.

Earl, Henry
Eason, Joseph
Estlenger, Thomas
Ewell, Henry
Francis, James
Francis, Peter
Ganter, Nicholes
Gardner, James
Gardner, Robert
Garnett, James V.
Garnett, William
Gash, Ebenezer
Gash, Joseph
Gash, William
Gates, Joshua
Given, Samuel
Glenn, Joseph
Goode, Mack H.
Goots, John
Gordon, John
Graham, John
Gray, James D.
Gray, John
Gray, Robert
Greenup, Christopher
Greenwell, John
Gum, ___
Hahn, Columbus
Haines, Major
Haise, Harlan
Haley, Gabriel
Harris, Marcellus
Harris, Samuel W.
Hedges, Samuel C.
Herndon, Joseph
Hester, Anthony M.
Hester, Thomas
Hill, Wright
Hodgeson, Harvey
Hodgeson, Henry
Hodgeson, John
Hodgins, Stephens
Hodgson, Joseph
Hogan, John
Holbert, Joseph
Holbert, Robert
Hoover, Alexander
Hoover, Ann
Hoover, Henry
Hoover, James
Hoover, Matthew
Howard, Avery
Howard, John
Howard, Seth M.
Hoy, Isaac
Huffman, David
Huffman, Lemuel
Johnson, Jacob
Johnson, John J.
Jones, Andrew
Jones, Lowery
Jones, Nathan
Jones, William
Jordan, William
Kelso, Andrew, Jr.
Kelso, Andrew, Sr.
Kelso, Benjamin
Kelso, David
Kelso, John
Kelso, Samuel
Kelso, Tom
Keyton, Jones
King, William
Lawler, Wm. B.
Lilly, Zacariah
Locke, R.P.
Long, John
Lunsford, Littleton
Marlow, William C.
Martin, Samuel H.
Masterson, James
McClain, Francis
McClain, John T.
McClellan, Alexander
McClenehan, Absalom
McClenshaw, Absolom
McCullough, Robert
McCullough, Roderic D.
McCullough, William H.
McDaniel, William
McFarland, Geo. W.
McFerran, Martin
McMiner, Nicholas (Minn?)
McMurry, John G.
Melton, Frederic
Middleton, James H.
Miller, Benjamin
Molder, Daniel
Montgomery, Jacob
Montgomery, John M.
Montgomery, Joseph
Moore, Alexander D.
Moore, Benjamin H.
Moore, H.W.
Moore, J.W.
Morris, James
Musgrove, Jonas
Nance, Edmund
Nance, Reuben S.
Nash, Gabriel P.
Newell, Abraham C.
Noel, Stephen
Norris, James
Norton, John
Palmer, ___
Parton, Jonas
Pearce, Thomas
Peebley, Ashford (Ashley?)
Perrin, Daniel
Perry, John
Phillips, Allen
Pinkston, Moses
Pinkston, Wesley D.
Piper, Thomas
Pond, George W.
Poston, Simeon
Puckett, Elizah
Reavis, Charles
Reavis, Warren P.
Redman, Joel
Reed, John M.
Renfro, James
Rice, Elijah
Richie, A.C.
Rickey, James
Rickey, John W.
Ridgeway, Jesse
Ripetoc, Ephraim
Roarck, Frank
Roarck, Samuel
Roarck, William
Roberts, Eli
Roberts, Harris
Robertson, Benjamin
Robertson, Major
Robinson, Cyrus V.
Robinson, Reuben
Rodman, Joel
Rogers, G.W.
Rogers, Isaac
Ruby, Henry
Ruby, Philip
Russell, Widow
Salm (?), Burdett
Sams, Burdett
Scobey, William H.
Sears, James B.
Sheldon, Albert
Shields, Patrick
Short, George
Short, Hiram
Shortis, Robt.
Simrall, James
Sims, John D.
Sims, Paris
Small, H.Y.
Small, William H.
Smarr, John
Smith, Dr. James
Smith, John
Smith, Obediah
Smith, Richard
Snodgrass, Andrew
Snuffer, Theodoric
Sproull, Frank
Sproull, Robert
Starkey, Joel
Stow, Richard
Suggs, Chas.
Sutherland, Uriah L.
Sutlif, Julius
Tally, James
Tally, John
Taylor, Irason
Teague, John W.
Teale, Isaac
Thomas, Erwin
Thompson, Filmore
Thompson, Hazekiah
Thompson, W.C.
Thornton, John T.
Trahern, John L.
Trotter, George
Tyree, Abner C.
Van Landingham, William
Waldo, Calvin
Waldo, Daniel
Waldo, John
Waldo, Joseph
Walker, Rodney
Wamsley, Eliza/Elijah
Ward, Old man
Ware, George
Weddle, Moses D.
Weinmen, Peter
White, John R.
Whitley, John
Whitley, Joseph
Whitley, Randolph
Whitley, William
Whitlow, Henry
Whitlow, Washington
Wilkinson, A.H.
Williams, John G.
Williams, Robert
Wilson, James
Windsor, Thomas F.
Winston, James B.
Wright, Thomas F.
Wright, William
Wyatt, John J.
Wyatt, Sam
Yoast, Francis
Younce, Andrew
Zebley, Alexander
Zuths, Christopher