I am looking for information on my husband's ggrandparents. Lemuel Oliver WILLIAMS b 2/16/1879 Fayette Co. Il. and Florence DURBIN b 8/16/1882 in Fayette Co., Il. I would like to know who their parents were and any other info someone might have. Thanks.
(Crotzer) / MCKINNEY / PERRY
Need death and burial info on Nancy Maria CROTSER (Crotzer), born abt 1818 in North Carolina. Daughter of Davie and Eve Eller CROTSER. Married Jessie MCKINNEY 03/03/1843 in Fayette County. Married Richard PERRY 11/29/1959 in Fayette County. She and Jessie had possibly 4 children; Sarah, Elisabeth, and 2 others- male and female.
I'm researching Christopher CHATHAM who is supposed to have lived in Fayette County, Illinois after 1865. Christopher was born about 1820 in Virginia and was in Illinois by about 1842. Anyone who is researching the Chatham surname please contact me. I am trying to find the names of all of Christopher's children.
Am looking for all SAYLES families, in Fayette County IL as early as 1850's, from LaGrange area of Indiana, late 1840's-and from NY early 1800's. In particular a MRS AMASA PHILLIPS, nee SAYLES. Will search my huge Sayles database, all I ask is you be willing to share information-as little as one record, to entire family lines will be appreciated.
/JONCHEL (JOECKEL)/ COOPER
I am searching for information on the family of my great-great grandmother MARGARET ELIZABETH STINE (STEIN) in the U.S. She was a daughter of JOHANN ADAM STEIN, born 29 Sep 1812 in Bickenbach, GERMANY (south of Darmstadt), who died 2 Feb 1876 in Fayette Co., IL, USA and ANNA E. JONCHEL (JOECKEL), born 26 Apr 1825 in Ermenrod, Gruenberg Dist., GERMANY, died 13 Mar 1876. MARGARET ELIZABETH STINE was born 10 Jan 1843 in Fayette Co., IL. She married JACOB GEORGE CRITES COOPER (called "Jake") on 6 Apr 1871 in Fayette Co., IL. She died 4 Apr 1924 in Toronto, Woodson, Co., KS. (JACOB GEORGE CRITES COOPER was born 21 Oct 1847 in Union Co., OH, USA and died 8 Oct 1899 in Toronto, Woodson, Co., KS.) Any information will be appreciated and I'm glad to share what info I have on Stine/Steins, Coopers, etc. (Ms.) Jo Anne DeGraffenreid. Snailmail: Box 353, Baldwin City, KS 66006-0353
FOX / PUERS
I'd appreciate any info about Joseph L. Benda b. 19 Nov 1871 in Ramsey, Fayette Co. Ill. His parents were Lawrence Benda and Ann Fox. In the 1890s he moved to St. Louis where he married Louisa Puers on 26 Jun 1896. He died in Eureka, MO in 1957. Thanks for your help.
YERKEY / RILEY
Myrtle Riley Yerkey, born Jan. 14, 1877 in Beecher City, Fayette County Illinois. Married to Burl Henry McNeely.Mar 30, 1898. Myrtle was a School Teacher at Hog Creek School in Beecher City. It was not certain that Yerkey was Myrtles last name, since their marriage certificate showed her last name to be Riley. Myrtle and Burl had 3 children born to them. Their first Ralph Thomas McNeely b: Sep 16, 1899 Viola Adelina b:Aug 2, 1901and Harold Omar b:Aug 20, 1906. A miscarriage of one child in 1903. Myrtle died of 'Consumption' in late 1907, or early 1908. Myrtles grandmother, Rosa Yerkey lived in Moccoson. Any information will be appreciated! Thank you.
August BLUM born at Hochst, Vorarlbert, Austria (when?). He came to America late 1850's to Vandalia, Fayette Co.IL with other families from Austria and later came to Woodford County, IL.That's all I know about him. I'm interested in anything about any of the Blums in Woodford County pre 1900 who might be listed in census as being born in Prussia or Germany depending on which year of the census. Thank you very much for any help
Russell D. Hicks May 18, 1997
HICKS / MASSEY
am doing research on my family and would be interested on information on Anderson HICKS who was born in Fayette county, Ill. on 21 August 1831(died 28 June 1931) who married Eliza Ann MASSEY who was born on 18 July 1839 in Fayette county Ill.. The marriage took place in Barton county Mo. on 26 March 1857 and was officiated by Richard Hicks J.P. -
Their children: Richard E. Hicks b 31 Dec 1857-d 23 Sep 1858 Mahana A Hicks b 24 JUL 1860 - d 13 May 1944 Daniel J. Hicks b8 Apr 1862 - d 25 Jan 1933 James Joseph Hicks b 27 Apr 1864 - d June 1955--living in Shelby Co. in 1892 Mary L. Hicks b. 14 Jan 1867 - d 16 Sep 1866 St. Moses Hicks b. 2 May 1869 - d Ada E Hicks b. 25 Aug 1871 - d ~ 1958 Ida E. Hicks b. 6 Mar 1874 d - d. Zilpha A Hicks b. 16 Jan 1877 - d 11 Feb 1942 Enoch B. Hicks b 9 Nov 1880 -d Oct 1899
HICKS / SIMPSON
My grandfather--James Joseph HICKS married Elizabeth SIMPSON (b10 Feb 1972) on 28 Feb 1892 in Shelby County, Ill. She was one of 5 children (George, Ellen, Clara and ? ) of James Spenser Simpson (b15 Sep 1840 in Illinois) and Barbara Jones.. -- James Spenser Simpson is the son of James Simpson (b 1807 Liverpool, England) and Ann Iverson (b 1797, England)
The children of James Joseph Hicks and Elizabeth Simpson are:
Eva May Hicks b 27 Jun 1893 d 4 Sep 1953 Mamie Ruth Hicks b 2 Jan 1895 d 27 Oct 1898 Elzie Inez Hicks b 21 Mar 1897 d Jan 1989--- married Joseph Zeiler in 1927 had one daughter: Meyera Zeiler b 29 Jul 1929 Hobart I.R.L. Hicks b 17 Mar 1899 d 1985 Ora Fern Hicks b 26 Mar 1901 d 10 Nov 1901--buried in Lorton Cemetery, Herrick Ill Pauline Barbara Hicks b 5 Jan 1906 d Oct 1947-- married Earl Dohrse in Oct 1932 one son: Michael Dohrse b 15 Jan 1935 one daughter Suzanne Dohrse b 16 Apr 1938 Russell James Hicks b 15 Apr 1909 d 10 Oct 1984----married Georgia Elizabeth Hicks b 28 Mar 1912 d 28 Apr 1886 one son: Russell Donald Hicks b 25 Jul 1942 had one son: Russell Phillip Hicks b 31 Aug 1968 has one son: Russell James Hicks b 6 Sep 1995 had one daughter: Sandra E. Hicks-- married Thomas VanZandt in Sept 1970 has 2 sons: Nicholas Van Zandt b. Sep 1981 Peter Van Zandt b Nov 1893 Donald Joseph Hicks b 9 Apr 1911 d 29 Oct 1940
MILLER / YUNKER
Looking for information about MILLER & YUNKER. Rosa MILLER was born abt 1859 and her parents were Andrew MILLER and K. J. YUNKER. Rosa married Elmer D. MILLER 24 Feb 1891. Elmer was born abt. 1866. His parents were J. M. MILLER and V. HOTZ. Rosa may have been married to a YERKEY before Elmer MILLER. Thanks, Kay Richards Hampshire.
JONES / SIMPSON
I am trying to find a Barbara JONES who married James Spenser SIMPSON (b. 15 Sep 1840) -They lived in either Shelby or Fayette Co. Illinois-- they had 5 children: George, Clara, Ellen, ? and Elizabeth- who is my grandmother ... she was born on 10 Feb 1872 Thanks.
WRIGHT / AMMERMAN
Looking for any information on William Henry Wright b., 11/8/1853 at St Elmo, Fayette Co., Ill., he was married in Fayette County on 10/17/1888 to Mary Ellen Ammerman b., 2/2/1868 (also born in St Elmo) she was the daughter of Levi Ammerman and Nancy Jane Mills. William and Mary had the following children Solomon Perry Wright b., 10/1/1889, James Henry Wright, George Dewey C. Wright, Evan T. Wright, Jane Wright and Lydia Wright. According to William Henry Wright's obit this family resided in Fayette Co., until 1908 when they moved to Fort Wayne Allen Co., Ind.,
Lynn Dielman - Jun 2 1997
PARK / JORDAN
Looking for information on Hamilton and Mary --- PARK, parents of Lillian Amy (PARK) JORDAN b. 15 May 1870 in Vandalia, Fayette, IL. Lillian m. John Anderson JORDAN c1898 in Vigo Co.,IN Lillian's siblings were Ernest PARK and Matilda (PARK) -- who also may have been born in Fayette County IL.
Donald H. Bethard - Jun 4 1997
Researching John BETHARDS family of Wilberton Township. John was born 24 March 1825, Kent Co., Delaware. Married Invalenia Jane NICHOLS, 06 November 1846, Fredonia Prairie, Marion Co., IL. John died 26 January 1884, Fayette Co., IL., buried Cooper (old Sears) cemetery, Wilberton Twp. Fayette Co., IL. Have lots of info to share on this family including photos of John & Invalenia.
John Bethards served in the 97th Infantry, Illinois Volunteers Co I
Am looking for information on HANKINS family, that was in Fayette Co. around 1830-1860. Father was Joseph Hankins married to Amanda Melvina GINGER. Their children were Frances M., Llucretia. John S., William, Mary E., Joseph G., and James D. Know they came from Tennessee, but don't know what area. Thank you for your help. Norma Hankins Brewer.
GLASS / GIVENS
I am conducting research on the GLASS family, Dudley, George W., and Edmund V. The family moved to Fayette County from Halifax, VA. Edmund V, b. 1822 in Hardin County. d. 1898 in MO. Dudley was married to Jane GIVENS who died in 1830. Her brother, John Givens with a Methodist Minister in So. Ill. I believe Dudley and Jane's graves are in a cemetery there, but I do not know the particulars. Anyone with information please contact me. I will share what I have.
DIXON / KRUSE
/ EHLERT / KOHLBERG / RINKEL
/ SCHMIDT / WILKINSON
Seeking any information on the RINKEL family. Henry Rinkel (no info) m. Dorothea KOHLBERG (b 1821/d 1876) They came from Hanover, Germany. One known son: Henry Walter Rinkel (b. 27 nov 1850/Hanover, Germany - d 17 dec 1929 Farina (Fayette Co, IL) m. Henrietta Kruse (b. 3 sept 1856) on 23/21 of April 1885 in Chicago, IL. Henry & Henrietta had six known children: Lillie & Lydia (twins), Elmer H., Henry G., Walter Milton (my grandfather) and Frieda A.L. I am also researching the Dixon, Kruse, Ehlert, Kohlberg, Schmidt, Wilkinson.
Linda Guynup Dewey - Jun 10, 1997
Brothers Albert and Louis FLETCHER, (b NC late 1830s-1840s) moved with their parents John and Candis Fletcher, from NC to TN to Wright County, MO by 1860. After Civil War several moved North to Lichfield and Vandalia, ILL. Believe others, likely children of their siblings followed.
/ CRANDALL / DAVIS
I am intersted in exchanging information with other in the Farina, IL area that have ancestors connected to the SEVENTH DAY BAPTIST CHURCH. Many members would have moved to the county in the 1800AEs from NY, NJ, RI, Rock & Walworth Cos., WI. Family names could be: , , , , MAXSON, , ETC.
Do you know whereabouts of my g g grandparents John and Louisa Anna (SHIRLEY) LOOKINGBILL. Last appeared in 1865 census Fayette Co. Ramsey Twp. If you have any info please contact me. Will Respond. Thanks. Leon G Lookingbill 3 Jul 97.
Looking for a James and Elizabeth Shaffer. They or he came from PA. In 1856 they lived in Illinois, they had a son named James Edward Shaffer born Illinois 1856.By 1864 they had moved to Iowa had a son named Charles Skiles Shaffer. Elizabeth was born 1828 and her husband James Shaffer was born 1826.Trying to find out ware in Illinois they lived and did they have other children other than James and Charles. Any thing helpful.
HOOP / MAHON
I am searching for information on two HOOP sisters from the 1880 census for Fayette County...Fanny W. HOOP was 6 years old living with her grandfather Johnson MAHON in the Lane Grove township and she was born in Missouri....Virginia HOOP was 8 years old living with her uncle Ishan MAHON in the same township at the same era....any information on parents would be greatly appreciated this could be a missing link to one of my great-uncles families. Thanks.... Bob Hoop.
Looking for info about JEREMIAH GILLMORE who married
MARY LANDSAW. Jeremiah died in Fayette Co., KY in 1866. Believe they are both
buried in the Edgewood Cemetery in Effingham Co., IL. Would like to correspond with anyone researching the Gillmore or Landsaw family lines.
Della Cora Wiseman (Weisman) b: 25 Nov 1877 in Farina, Fayette Co., Il
d: 26 Aug 1973 in Abington, Mercer Co. IL married 1 March 1914 John
Emmett Neal b: 16 May 1880 in Louisville, Clay Co. IL d: abt 1937 in
Abington. Looking for the parents of both of these individuals. Any
information would be appreciated.
I am looking for Peter/William/John MATHENY in 1830. I have heard that they
migrated to Fayette County after 1820, but were back in Tennessee by 1840. I would
be interested in any MATHENY's during that time period. Thank you so much.
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