Hardin County 1999 Queries — July through December
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Surnames: FERRELL
Submitter: Dustin Ferrell ([email protected])
Date: 23 Dec 1999
URL: n/a

My Grandfather, Ezra Hugh FERRELL, was born in (I think) Rosiclaire in Aug. of 1916. I was wondering where I could find the records of this and see what other FERRELLS I am related to. I think his parents are William Ferrell and Ollie Banks. Thanks. Great site!


Surnames: DICKERSON HILL
Submitter: mike hill ([email protected])
Date: 20 Dec 1999

i am looking for my great,great,grandmothers family,her maiden name was DICKERSON,her first name was AMERICA,she had a sister named MISSOURI,and two brothers,BEN & IKE, there fathers name was fountian,its been said he was indian,and looking at the names of his daughters it seems possible.if anyone has any info on these people please let me know.(its said that america was born in shettlerville so they were in the area at that time)

Surnames: DICKERSON HILL
Submitter: mike hill ([email protected])
Date: 20 Dec 1999

i am looking for my great,great,grandmothers family,her maiden name was DICKERSON,her first name was AMERICA,she had a sister named MISSOURI,and two brothers,BEN & IKE, there fathers name was fountian,its been said he was indian,and looking at the names of his daughters it seems possible.if anyone has any info on these people please let me know.

Surnames: MOTT MCFARLAN LEE HAMM
Submitter: Dick LaFave ([email protected])
Date: 07 Dec 1999

I am interested in all information on John MOTT and Elizabeth MCFARLAN MOTT. John was born in Cave-In-Rock 6 Dec 1830. They were married on 11 Aug 1853 in Elizabethtown, Hardin Co., Illinois. His father was Charles MOTT and mother was Malinda LEE, daughter of Benoni LEE. Her parents were John L. MACFARLAN and Esther HAMM. Any bit of information would be great! Thank you.

Surnames: CORTER
Submitter: Franklin D. Corter ( [email protected])
Date: 25 Nov 1999

Seeking info on g-father Joseph D. Corter,b.1861 and his brother Aaron T. Corter,b.1863 I believe in Hardin Co.or area.Both came to Tn.in 1888 and Aaron T. Corter,after a failed marriage,returned about 1898 with his son Johnnie Charles Corter who married Naomi"Patsy"Slayder,dau of Jim Slayder of Hardin Co.about 1918/1919.I am trying to find name of parents and any info on Joseph D. Corter and Aaron T. Corter.

Surnames: ORR
Submitter: Myra Smith ([email protected])
Date: 24 Nov 1999

I have recently come into possession of an old family bible. Copyright 1864. Some family history inside - ORR Family. David - JR and SR Joseph Orr Sarah Paschall Orr Stella Orr Roxanna Tyer Orr Mentions Orr Cemetary and Elizabethtown. Would like to get this back to interested family members. Purchased it off E-Bay as it is upsetting to see such precious items being sold to other than those whose family history may include this bible. Please e-mail for more information. Thanks, Myra Smith

Surnames: COTTRELL
Submitter: Betty Shea ([email protected])
Date: 22 Nov 1999

Looking for a James "Jim" Cottrell supposed to have been an attorney and lived in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Illinois. I think he was born ca 1843.

Surnames: SCOTT LEWIS FRAILEY CONKLE
Submitter: Laura Ferren ([email protected])
Date: 21 Nov 1999

I am searaching for information on the Scott, Lewis and Conkle families of Hardin Co.. I have obtained alot of information on the Scott family (my maiden name is Scott) I am searching mostly for info on my grandmother May Belle (Marmie)Lewis, she married Howard C. Scott in 1909, divorced and later married Eph Frailey, year unknown, any info on her would be great. Also looking for info on the Conkle family, my great great grandfather was Stephen Conkle, married Lucy Ann Whorton in Pope Co.(New Liberty) Stephen and Lucy moved to Livingston Co. Ky and raised a family there. I believe Stephen had a brother named Issac, that moved to Hardin Co.

Surnames: DAVIS
Submitter: Brenda Eastman ([email protected])
Date: 21 Nov 1999

I am looking for any information on ABRAHAM DAVIS,b. 23Oct 1860 in Hardin County, IL. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Brenda Eastman [email protected]

Surnames: WALLACE SLAUGHTER
Submitter: Rich WALLACE ([email protected])
Date: 12 Nov 1999

Looking for Jonathon L.WALLACE married to Jane SLAUGHTER june 18,1858.By Rev. John McMurphy Joined the civil war in Golcanda,Ill.

Surnames: REED CAMRON
Submitter: Donnie R. Patton ([email protected])
Date: 09 Nov 1999

Looking for information on Wesley & Sarah (Camron)REED, who came to Hardin Co. from Van Buren Co. TN. Settle in Hardin Co. between 1848 - 1849. I have some limited info and am willing to share.

Surnames: GOINS HOGAN
Submitter: Joyce Cramer ([email protected])
Date: 07 Nov 1999

Interested in information on Stone Church and Stone Church Cemetery....particularly burial lists and dates. Thank you.
Surnames: DAVAULT GROUNDS DALE
Submitter: Charles DAVAULT ([email protected])
Date: 30 Oct 1999

Looking for Arthur DAVAULT and his father/mother. He probably lived in Hardin county in the late 1800s onward. He is buried at the Mt. Zion Cemetery. He had a son - Reverend Lawrence Davault who lived in Cave-In-Rock. He had a brother Charlie DAVAULT, sisters Mollie GROUNDS and Laura DALE who lived around Caved-In-Rock and Harrisburg. Any help with Arthur' s father would be most appreciated as he is a significantly missing link in my search.

Surnames: COOK LEWIS
Submitter: Terry Cook ([email protected])
Date: 23 Oct 1999

I am looking for the parents of John Clawson Cook, b Jan 4,1822. Married to Kisiah Lynn July 17th 1850. Want to know if it is possible that James Cook and Mary Lewis could be his parents.

Surnames: FRAILEY
Submitter: Jim Browning ([email protected])
Date: 21 Oct 1999

I am looking for someone who has the Frailey Family History. I read somewhere that this family had been researched and i believe the lady's name was Price.

Surnames: SADLER OSMAN
Submitter: Patty ([email protected])
Date: 07 Oct 1999

I'M LOOKING FOR INFO ON SAMUEL & GERTRUDE (OSMAN) SADLER. THEY HAD A DAUGHTER MARY SADLER BORN MAY 7, 1879 IN HARDIN COUNTY, ILLINIOS. I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE ANY INFO ON THIS FAMILY.

Surnames: LYNN JONES LITTRELL DOUGLAS
Submitter: linda scheaffer ([email protected])
Date: 02 Oct 1999

i am looking for information on lynn/linn elizabeth kesiah johnathan tried to send an e-mail to one of the queries on this sight and it keeps coming back cannot connect the address is [email protected] if you are this person please e-mail me sense i can't get throught to you

Surnames: PATTON TAYLOR DAVIS ELLIS
Submitter: Beth Lane ([email protected])
Date: 23 Sep 1999
URL: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ridge/4001

Looking for ancestors of William PATTON, Payton R. Patton, Hiram Patton, Jane ELLIS, James T. TAYLOR, William D. Taylor, Ben LANIER & daughter Clara Lanier Taylor, John DAVIS & wife Matilda Crabtree, Elizabeth (Davis) Patton & sister Jennie (Davis)Pritchard. Also, have alot of Mason, Herrin, Patton, Rushing, Campbell, Oxford info on my website if anyone is interested. Thank you in advance!

Surnames: LYNN COOK HOWELL
Submitter: Terry Cook ([email protected] com)
Date: 22 Sep 1999

Looking for any info on the following Lynns shown in the 1860 census of Hardin County. Elizabeth b about 1800 in VA Elias J b about 1837 or 38 Jonathan F b about 1836 or 37 Hanna H b about 1842 Also shown living in same household are Kisiah Cook and Susan Howell. Any info appreciated

Surnames: CHAROLETTE ANNIE VINYARD
Submitter: J. V. Vinyard ([email protected])
Date: 21 Sep 1999

Looking for Charolette Annie Vinyard, born Hardin County, ca.1834, daughter of Sarah (maiden name unknown).

Surnames: REYNOLDS
Submitter: Norma Karter ([email protected])
Date: 14 Sep 1999

Looking for Richard Reynolds b. 1772 and wife Susan b. 1885. They were in Hardin County IL in 1850. Their son Jeremiah (Jerry) was living next door to them.

Surnames: STEELE
Submitter: Keith Steele ([email protected])
Date: 13 Sep 1999

My grandfather, James Steele was born in Hardin Co. in 1855. I am looking for his parents names. All I know is that they came from Indiana

Submitter: JReed ([email protected])
Date: 12 Sep 1999

Any info on Wesley Reed

Surnames: LEDBETTER GULLETT
Submitter: Kim Bennett ([email protected])
Date: 11 Sep 1999

I am looking up my family tree, my grandmother was born there, her name is Charlotte Rae, she is 101 years old this year and is a wealth of information. Her father was a Reverend Ledbetter and her mother was Sara Gullett. I have read his obituary and I am having a hard time finding it on the web I do remember that her name was written as Roy. I was wondering if you could help me? Thank you!

Surnames: KING OXFORD GUSTON OR GUSTIN
Submitter: Karen Anne King ([email protected])
Date: 07 Sep 1999

I am trying to find out as much as possible about my ancestors. I know my grandfather James King was born near E_town. Iknow that his mother (Anne Oxford) married his father (Charles King) in Hardin or Pope co. I don't know who Charles King,s family was but i know my grear grandma Anne Oxford's mother's last name was Guston or Gustin. I don't know anymore besides that. If you can tellme anymore at all I be extremely happy.

Surnames: SPIVEY DONIPHAN ROGERS
Submitter: Dan Taylor ([email protected])
Date: 31 Aug 1999

Looking for any information on... John Franklin SPIVEY(indian & irish) b. abt 1873 and Rachel DONIPHAN SPIVEY(indian) b. abt 1875 Their children were... Annie SPIVEY b. abt. 1896 Mary SPIVEY b. abt. 1899 Cora SPIVEY b. abt. 1902 Orville SPIVEY b. abt. 1904 Sarah SPIVEY b. 1907 (my grandmother) Rosa SPIVEY b. abt. 1911 Missouri Adrian SPIVEY b. 1914 Missouri John SPIVEY b. abt. 1917 Missouri Rachel lived in Roseclare in 1900. John and Rachel moved to Missouri in 1909 by covered wagon and said to be Cherokee Indian. Rachel's Parents were Rosella ROGERS DONIPHAN & Fredrick DONIPHAN Rachel had six brother and sisters... Robert DONIPHAN Nat DONIPHAN Fred DONIPHAN Mary DONIPHAN Elizabeth DONIPHAN Bertie DONIPHAN Any help in this search would be GREATLY appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to read this.

Surnames: CONLEY
Submitter: Ed Conley ([email protected])
Date: 31 Aug 1999

Seeking information on Margaret Conley, Born Sep 1844/ Lived in Munroe Preceint in 1900. Who was her husband??

Surnames: JOINER ROSE LENTZ
Submitter: Lois Kuehl ([email protected])
Date: 31 Aug 1999

I am looking for information on Thomas Joiner (b. 10 May 1854 (?)Eichorn, Hardin Co. - d. 24 Oct. 1909 Pope Co.) who married (1) 24 Oct. 1875 Martha (Rose) Raney and (2)18 Jan. 1891 Flora Lentz (b. 24 Nov. 1875 - d. 6 Oct. 1973 Pope Co.). These are my Grandparents and any information would surely be appreciated. Thank you.

Surnames: STACY STACEY COWDEN
Submitter: Mary-Lew Renninger ([email protected])
Date: 28 Aug 1999

Stacey/Stacy/Cowden Searcing for anything on the surname Stacey/Stacy My grgrandfather, Wilbur Franklin Stacy married Jennie May Cowden, about 1885. They had Harry Alfred in 1887, Cleveland, OH and then there was Theodore, Hazel, Alice and possibly an Edward.

Surnames: GULLETT LEDBETTER LANE MORRIS
Submitter: julia adler ([email protected])
Date: 15 Aug 1999

rebecca lane married doctor jackson ledbetter they live in hardin. miss morris married doctor allen ledbetter any info on the gullett's

Surnames: WHEELHOUSE CHITWOOD
Submitter: Karen Wheelhouse ([email protected])
Date: 14 Aug 1999

I am looking for any and all who are related to me with the surnames WHEELHOUSE and CHITWOOD.

Surnames: WILLIAM GORDON GOINS JOHN GOINS (?)
Submitter: Joyce Cramer (Cramer/Galesburg.net)
Date: 09 Aug 1999

information on the GORDON GOINS family

Surnames: WILLIAM GORDON GOIN JOHN GOINS (?)
Submitter: Joyce Cramer (Cramer/Galesburg.net)
Date: 09 Aug 1999

information on the GORDON GOINS family

Surnames: BAYLESS LAMPERT BAYLOUS FORD
Submitter: Phyllis Piccini ([email protected])
Date: 05 Aug 1999

Seeking information on the following families: Julious/Jule BAYLESS, m. Minnie May LAMPERT; and Elizabeth BAYLESS, m. Jesse FORD, lived in Hardin county from late 1800's to at least 1953 when Julious/Jule BAYLESS died, may also be spelled BAYLOUS. Seeking descendants of both couples.I am a descendant of Samuel BAYLESS. Thanks, Phyllis in Florida

Surnames: LORENZO PHYLETUS TWITCHELL` SANFORD L TWITCHELL
Submitter: Colleen ([email protected])
Date: 04 Aug 1999

Lorenzo Phyletus Twitchell

Surnames: FRAYSER
Submitter: James L. FRAYSER II ([email protected])
Date: 02 Aug 1999

Looking for the birth date of my half sister, Virginia FRAYSER, born in Cave In Rock ca 1903. I know the court house has burned down several times but thought I'd try this route. Loren Adrian "Hornsby" FRAYSER is my last living cousin, living in Cave In Rock. Thanks, Jim FRAYSER

Surnames: ESKEW HOLT ROSE
Submitter: Ruth Hunt ([email protected])
Date: 31 Jul 1999

Can anyone tell me if Nancy C. ROSE, wife of Henry ROSE is Nancy C. ESKEW who was md to John HOLT. HOLT and ESKEW were md in Pope County in 1852. Would also like to know if they had any children. The obit of Henry ROSE said that Nancy had a daughter by Henry named Lelia. Would appreciate any help. Thanks Ruth Hunt [email protected]

Surnames: HUFFORD PATTERSON ENGLISH DAVIS
Submitter: Jack D. Davis ([email protected])
Date: 30 Jul 1999
URL: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/d/a/v/Jack-D-Davis/

Looking for information on Abram Hufford,wife unknown, sons John Quinn Hufford and Nathan Carey Hufford. They are Father and half brothers of my ggrandmother Hannah Catherine Hufford. Abram's second wife and Hannah's mother was Betsy Patterson. Abram died before Hannah was born and Betsy died two seeks after Hannah's birth. Hannah was at first staying with her Hufford grandparents and then was raised by her aunt Martha English. Does anyone know these names? It all took place in Hardin Co.prior to 1850. Hannah was born 12/25/1846. Hannah later married Isaac Newton Davis. Thanks Jack D. Davis

Surnames: VINYARD IRBY
Submitter: James E. Irby ([email protected])
Date: 28 Jul 1999

VINYARD Searching for information on Charlotta VINYARD b. Hardin Co., Il. 1834/44. Married Lewis P. IRBY after the Civil War. She was the mother of two daughters, Sarah & Laura and one son Philip J. IRBY. She died by 1886. Who were her parents? When did she die? Where is she buried in Monroe Pct. of Hardin Co., Il.? Please contact: James E. IRBY at e-mail [email protected]

Surnames: ROBISON ESKEW
Submitter: Ruth Hunt ([email protected])
Date: 26 Jul 1999

Seeking any information on Morris ROBISON age 52 in 1850 Hardin County census. His wife ELizabeth,age 28 was an ESKEW from Pope County, What happened to them. They disappeared from Hardin County Census after 1850. Morris had been married before Elizabeth. I can use any help that your can give me. Thanks Ruth Hunt [email protected]

Surnames: BURTON PALMER TADLOCK LITTRELL CREAMER MOTT MORRIS MASON MANN
Submitter: Jack Burton ([email protected])
Date: 22 Jul 1999

I was born in Rosiclare and my family moved from there to Washington State. I am researching my family history and would like to know if anyone can provide assistance on the following surnames. BURTON, PALMER, TADLOCK, LITTRELL, CREAMER, MOTT, MORRIS, MASON MANN My father was Troy BURTON and his father was John Alen BURTON. My father's mother was Hattie Bell CREAMER. My mother was Etta Beatrice Palmer and her father is Virgil Owen PALMER who turned 97 this year in Rosiclare. My mother's mother was Elsie Mae Littrell. On page ten in the February 4, 1988 edition of the Hardin County Independent was a photo of the Rosiclare Grade School, Grade 3, 1950. My orginal photo was destroyed and I would dearly like to get it replaced for my family history. The Hardin County Independent said the photo is not available from them an suggested I contact some of my class to get a copy. If anyone has access, I would appreciate hearing from you.

Surnames: COLE MILLER
Submitter: Anne Nellis ([email protected])
Date: 14 Jul 1999

Looking for information on Richard COLE, possibly born in Rosiclare (1860's-1880's), married Lena MILLER. Later moved to Posey County, IN. Their children were Oscar Richard, Charles (Charlie), Helen, and Naomi. Richard's mother buried in Temple Hill (?). I don't know if this is the name of a cemetary or a town. Richard and Lena are buried in Posey County, IN.

Surnames: CROWELL HICKS CONLEY
Submitter: Edward Conley ([email protected])
Date: 14 Jul 1999

Just learned that GGrandparents van & mary Crowell along with Aunt Alice Hicks are buried in lavender Cemetery. Any thing further appreciated

Surnames: SADLER OSMAN
Submitter: Patty ([email protected])
Date: 08 Jul 1999

I'm looking for any information on Samuel Sadler & Gertrude Osman. Their daughter Mary Sadler(my great-grandmother) was born in Hardin County, Illinios on May 7, 1879.

Surnames: FORD ROGERS SHAW
Submitter: Lance Ecklesdafer ([email protected])
Date: 05 Jul 1999
URL: [email protected]

I am looking for information on a Milas Ford (my great-grandfather) that lived in Hardin County in the period from 1850 - 1900. He had a son named Gilbert Arnold Ford (my grandfather) in 1897. They also had many other children (one of whom is Charlotte Shaw (Ford). I am not sure if Milas lived in Hardin County in that time period. Gilbert Arnold Ford married Bernice Ford (Rogers)(Grandmother). They had three children Elbert, Gilbert and Wanda. I would be interested in the name of Milas' Wife and the names of other children they may have had.

Surnames: UNDERSAKER RITTENHOUSE GOODRICH
Submitter: Dagmar Håpnes ([email protected])
Date: 05 Jul 1999

y father,s uncle left Norway about 100 years ago and settled somewhere in the USA. His name was OLE UNDERSAKER. He married over there and got two daugthers named PEARL (RITTENHOUSE?) and SELMA (GOODRICH?). I have seen a picture of 3 boys named BILLY, DELMAR AND BILLY - SELMA,s sons. PEARL had at least one daughter named PATSY. That is what I have heard about the family and I hope to have contact with someone of the families.

Surnames: KIMSEY (KINSEY) BROOKSHIRE
Submitter: Linda Jones ([email protected])
Date: 04 Jul 1999

Looking for the marriage record of Martin A. Kimsey (Kinsey) and Elizabeth A. Brookshire. I have his military pension records that is in his hand writing that says he and Elizabeth were married in Elizabethtown, Ill. on Dec. 30, 1863 by a Methodist minister. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Linda Jones

Surnames: WINDERS PHILLIPS
Submitter: Nancy Heady ([email protected])
Date: 03 Jul 1999

WINDERS FAMILY Any information on the family of Phillip and Tabitha Phillips Winders.

Surnames: RITTENHOUSE RODENBURGER
Submitter: Mike Rittenhouse ([email protected])
Date: 03 Jul 1999

Rittenhouse: Looking for information on Henry Rittenhouse. Born around 1831 in Ohio. Wife: Lucinda Rodenburger. Parents: John and Margaret Rittenhouse. An LDS index site indicated that some information concerning Henry may be located in Hardin County, Il. Thank You Mike Rittenhouse, 979 Weiant Ave., Newark, Ohio 43076



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