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BENNETT, COMPTON, MOHRMANN, WHEAT posted by Karyl Mohrmann on Saturday, October 26, 1996

Looking for WHEAT, COMPTON, BENNETT, MOHRMANN families. WHEAT and/or COMPTON may have married mid-1800's in Carlinville, IL. Any help appreciated. Thanks

HILER posted by Edna McPherson on Saturday, October 26, 1996

Looking for any info on William Allen HILER and his wife Eunice HILER living in Macoupin County in 1900. William died 5/8/1935 and Eunice died 4/3/1942. Their daughter Cora Julia was my Grandmother.

JOHNSON posted by Judy Atkisson on Monday, October 28, 1996

Would like to connect with anyone researching the lines of J. Wesley JOHNSON born abt 1818 - was married to Missouri Ann SMITH on 1/3/1850 at Carlinville Il (I have their marriage cert). They have the following children: James F JOHNSON, Mary E. JOHNSON, Joseph A JOHNSON, Charles W. JOHNSON, and William G. JOHNSON. My connection is thru James F. JOHNSON. He is the father of my greatgrandfather, Robert E. JOHNSON (born 1874 and died after my birth in 1944). I am willing to share what I have with others.

HART, WAGGONER posted by Donna Carter on Sunday, November 3, 1996

Anderson HART (of Tn.)Morgan ,Macoupin Counties, Illinois) b. abt 1808 in Tn., married the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth WAGGONER in the early 1800's (abt 1825?). His wife's name MAY HAVE BEEN Sarah WAGGONER. We really don't know as when her father's (Joseph WAGGONER) estate was proven she was deceased and not listed in documents. Her husband, Anderson HART (brother to Soloman, Nathan, Charles,etc/. of Morgan Co, Ill).--was listed a guardian to minor children: Susanna (Lorena?) HART, Elizabeth HART, and Henry HART (born abt 1834?). Anderson later remarried to Nancy ROUTIN,1836. He was buried in Macoupin Co, Ill., following the death of his second wife, Nancy. But, we are interested in the first wife's name ______ WAGGONER. I believe Anderson and his second wife may have moved to Macon Co, Il. at sometime. Need help finding descendants of the chidren of Anderson HART and his first wife ______ WAGGONER. She was the sister of Nancy WAGGONER, who married Soloman HART. She was also the sister of Charles HART's first wife--who was also deceased in 1840. Their minor children were:Nancy Ann HART, Anderson Francis HART, Ransom Pryor HART, and Malinda Jane HART. Charles HART remarried to Eliza, and they went to Texas by 1850, or shortly before. Would appreciate contact with descendants of either of these un-named WAGGONER sisters who married Charles and Anderson HART.

HARLAN, WHEELER posted by Kathleen Mirabella on Sunday, November 3, 1996

I am looking for the parents, brothers and sisters of James WHEELER, my great great great grandfather, who married Catherine HARLAN on 20 June 1825 in Christian Co KY. They had 5 children, first four born in Christian Co KY - last born in Macoupin Co IL. Columbus WHEELER born 4 APR 1826 Elizabeth WHEELER Wadsworth born 18 NOV 1827 Jehu WHEELER born 17 JAN 1829 William WHEELER born 8 MAR 1832 Catherine WHEELER Wilson born 25 NOV 1837. James WHEELER married 2nd Phoebe Jane CRAM Wheeler Pebbles on 8 APR 1847 in Sangamon Co IL. They had two children both born Macoupin Co IL. Clara Jane WHEELER Julian Corn born 9 JAN 1848 James Henry WHEELER born 20 OCT 1850. James WHEELER was born around 1800 (place unknown) and died 29 FEB 1852 in Macoupin County IL. On the 1880 census, his son Jehu says he was born in KY. His sons Columbus and William say he was born in VA. Jehu WHEELER is my great great grandfather. ANY information would be appreciated.

BOYD, SIMKINS, SIMPKINS, VOYLE posted by Nancy Guyot on Tuesday, November 5, 1996

I would like to contact anyone doing research on Jeremiah F. SIMKINS (SIMPKINS) b. 1825 (1850 Cen.) married to Sarah BOYD b. 1826 in IL. They were married 16 Mar 1843- Marr. Cert. filed in Carlinville. They are the parents of Margaret Delila SIMKINS, my great Grandmother-b. 22 Feb 1847/48 in Mt. Olive, IL. She married Richardson VOYLES 16 Mar 1867 in Hillsboro, Il. They resided in Macoupin Co. and had 10 children, one of which my grandfather Walter VOYLES. Richardson and Margaret are buried in Chapman Cemetery outside of White City, IL. Any help would be most appreciated.

WHEELER posted by William Clarence Wheeler on Monday, November 11, 1996

James Stonewall WHEELER was born in this county. WHEELER, William b. ca 1797 in KY, m. 7 Apr 1817 in Madison Co., KY to Sarah ADAMS. Children: Washington? b ca 1818, Holladay? b ca 1820, James Richard, Mary, John? b ca 1825, Fielding P., and Marshall Love. Father John WHEELER.

EMRICH, QUADE posted by Jack R. Louthan on Wednesday, November 13, 1996

Seek info on Henry Hartwig EMRICH: b. 4 Jan 1881 - d. 6 May 1967 at Community Memorial Hospital, Staunton, Macoupin Co., IL. Seek info on Minnie QUADE EMRICH: b. 23 Jun 1881 - d. 21 Jul 1957 at Community Memorial Hospital, Staunton, Macoupin Co., IL.

MISENHEIMER, NASH posted by Susan Peters Zmrzel on Tuesday, November 19, 1996

My maternal 2nd. great grandfather is William J. NASH b. 24 Sept 1842 in Macoupin Co., IL the son of Andrew Jackson NASH and Mary Polly MISENHEIMER. He died 30 July 1884 in Mattoon, Coles Co., IL, married 10 Jan 1867 in Litchfield, Montgomery Co., IL to Frances Jane OWEN (daughter of John D. OWEN & Sarah GRIZZLE). William and Frances had the following children: Charles Albert b. 26 Oct 1867 Litchfield, Montgomery Co., IL, d. 20 Sept 1956 in Newkirk, Kay Co., OK, married 24 Dec 1900 in Perry, Noble Co., OK to Alice May ROBINSON (these are my 1st. great grandparents); Frank b. 10 Nov 1869 in Litchfield, Montgomery Co., IL; Nelly Viola b. 24 Aug 1871 in IL; Frederick Elworth b. 8 Oct 1873 in IL; Robert Elston b. 1 Nov 1876 in Mattoon, Coles Co., IL; Mildred Josephine b. 25 Nov 1878 in Mattoon, Coles Co., IL, d. 2 Aug 1879 in Mattoon, Coles Co., IL. William was in the Civil War--Pvt in Co. K, 6th. Regiment of the Missouri Infantry and mustered out as Sergent. He re-inlisted as a Pvt 7 Feb 1864 and was mustered out 17 Aug 1865. His wife Frances and baby daughter Mildred both died of Tuberculosis and a few years later, William fell from the front of a locomotive in the train yards and was crushed.

YOUNG posted by Don Castella on Wednesday, November 20, 1996

Researching YOUNG family of Greene and Macoupin Counties, IL. William Y. YOUNG(b.16Aug1789 KY; d.12Nov1870 Girard, IL), my 3rd great grandfather, moved to Macoupin County before 1870 from his home in Greene County, IL and is buried in Girard City Cemetery, Girard, Macoupin County, IL. Served in War of 1812 for six months. Enlisted in Captain Jacob Elliston's Co. of infantry in 3rd Mounted Regiment of KY volunteers commanded by Col. Richard M. Johnson.

WIEGAND posted by Edward Wiegand on Monday, November 25, 1996

I am researching the WIEGAND family that arrived in Troy, Madison Co. in 1840 and a few years later moved to Fosterburg in Macoupin County. My great-grandfather Peter served in the Civil War, and members of the family have lived in Macoupin Co. since that time. Johannes (John) WIEGAND and his wife Maria (Mary) were the immigrants who came from Schenklengsfeld, Hesse in 1840 and immediately settled in Troy. Peter was born two years later. I am also researching the following related names: PAUL, BRUEGGEMAN(N), SCHELDT, BAAB, HENDRICKS, HOEHN, SCHAEFER, SCHNEIDER and BRUNER. I will be happy to exchange information with anyone doing research on any of these surnames

VANARSDALE posted by Bill Bojanowski on Monday, November 25, 1996

I am looking for information on the name VAN ARSDALE, Tony, Sarah and William. William was born to Tony and Sarah in Mount Olive in 1890. They had other children, Lyman, Tom, Pearl, Harry but I don't have dates for any of them. I think Tony and Sarah are buried in Mount Olive. Any information is appreciated.

JAYNE, RENSHAW posted by Mary Collins on Sunday, December 1, 1996

I would like any information on the Thomas JAYNE family. Thomas and wife Emily RENSHAW were married in Christian County, Kentucky, and moved to Macoupin County in the 1830's. Thomas was an attorney. He died on May 7, 1859. Son James D. JAYNE served in Civil War from Macoupin County. Children are Caroline, Emily, James, John, Laura (married HERCHES), Monroe, Nancy (married Andrew STEIDLEY), Thomas, Virginia (married Leroy HACHETTE and R.O. WHITE), and Wilmer.I have the family Bible. Nathaniel JAYNE was listed with the family in the 1850 census, but I don't know if he was the father of Thomas.

ANDERSON posted by Don Bosley on Saturday, December 7, 1996

I am searching for parents and siblings of John W. ANDERSON who married Sarah E. SINCLAIR (dau. of Abram aka Able SINCLAIR)in Macoupin Co., IL in 1843. They are listed on the 1850 Census. Their family moved to Johnson Co. MO (1860 Census) then to Linn Co. KS (1865 State Census) then to Wilson Co. KS where they both died in 1897.

HIFFMAN, KRAUSE, SCHNAARE, WEBER posted by Tonya Leitschuh on Tuesday, December 10, 1996

I am looking for information on Johan Dietrick HIFFMAN. He came to Macoupin Co. in 1854, with a couple of his children and I don't know about his wife Charlotte Wilhelmine SCHNAARE In April 1856 Johan married Caroline WEBER. Also I am looking for information on Gottlieb Christian KRAUSE, he and his family came to Macoupin Co., in 1862. Who was his wife? Where did he die?

BREDEN posted by Howard Bowers on Sunday, December 15, 1996

Seeking information on James BREDEN in 1850 Macoupin Co, IL census b. 1819 TN, wife Sarah A b. 1820 TN. Children: Lucy Ann b. 1839 IL, Sarah I. b. 1842 IL, Pamela b. 1844 IL, John M b. 1846 IL and William b. 1849 IL. Lucy Ann m. George Washington SAMPLE (son of Aaron SAMPLE) 30 Sep 1858 Macoupin Co, IL.

MILES, STRATTON posted by Robert Commagere on Tuesday, December 17, 1996

Seeking information on the descendants of Jonathan Rice MILES (1817-1903) and his wife Elizabeth A. STRATTON (1826-1888) who lived in Macoupin County. Miles Station was named after him and was his place of residence. He had the following children: Mary E. MILES, Charlotte M. MILES, Julia T. MILES, Samuel MILES, William A. MILES and Jonathan R. Frank MILES. Jonathan R. Frank MILES was an attorney in St. Louis, MO.

BLACKBURN, MCCLANAHAN posted by Michael A. Smoke on Tuesday, December 24, 1996

Looking for information on the following; Descendants of William Blackburn Generation No. 1 1. WILLIAM4 BLACKBURN (JAMES3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born Abt 1776 in Virginia, and died Bef 1830 in Lawrence, Illinois. He married ELIZABETH MCCLANAHAN. Children of William Blackburn and Elizabeth McClanahan are: i. THOMAS BLACKBURN, b. 1800. ii. ISAAC BLACKBURN, b. 1802. iii. ELIZA BLACKBURN, b. September 28, 1806, Harrison County, Kentucky; m. BARNABAS MCMAHAN, July 19, 1826, Macoupin County, Illinois. iv. JANE BLACKBURN, b. 1813, Harrison County, Kentucky; m. DILER CATTERTON, September 20, 1832, Macoupin County, Illinois. v. DAVID BLACKBURN, b. 1815; m. MARY ANN MARY, August 05, 1839, Macoupin County, Illinois. vi. JOSEPH BLACKBURN, b. 1820. vii. WILLIAM BLACKBURN, b. 1825, Illinois; m. AMELIA ROBINSON, March 20, 1847, Macoupin County, Illinois.

EAVES, MCKINNEY posted by Walter Fuller on Thursday, December 26, 1996

Looking for death date (and other info) for Catherine EAVES MCKINNEY, who was the widow of John MCKINNEY (1760-1843). The McKinneys immigrated to Macoupin County from the Carolinas in the early 1800's.

GILLIES posted by Robert Doyle on Thursday, December 26, 1996

GILLIES, John C, b.30 Nov 1820 Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland imigrated to Macoupin Co abt 1855, married Martha Frances Smith in Bunker Hill 27 May 1855. Kids, Ann 1856, John Alexander 4 Dec 1858, Marion Cochrane 1862, Walter Cricher 1867, Frances Isaabell 1870, Edwin Morris 1873. Above John Alexander married Malinda Evelyn Maxwell 14 Feb 1883, kids, Martha Mable 1883 Alton died 1914 Portia, AR, William Walter 1885 Macoupin Co died 26 Sep 1966 CA, John Alexander 17 Dec 1886 Macoupin Co died 1948 Downey, CA, James Lester 1890 Macoupin Co died 1975 Clearwater, FL, Maudie Dell 1893 Macoupin Co died 10 Nov 1933 Aurora IL, Anna Marie 1898 Macoupin Co died 11 Oct Los Angeles, CA, Lula Lee 1898 Macoupin Co, Clarence 1902 Portia, AR, Ethel Evelyn 1905 Portia, AR, Chester Eugene 1908 Portia, AR. Family moved back to Macoupin Co and some to CA. Cannot locate family down from them. Will appreciate your help re descendants.

PETER, WARDRIP, WORDRIP posted by Nel Hatcher on Sunday, December 29, 1996

Seeking info on Emily WORDRIP (Wardrip?) m. John N. PETER on 5-17-1831 in Sangamon CO. Any relationship to Wardrips in Macoupin CO? Any children? Did she die in Sangamon Co? ANY info appreciated. Thanks!

LESTER, RANEY, WAID, WARDRIP posted by Nel Hatcher on Sunday, January 5, 1997

Am looking for any info on the WARDRIP family - Ornor b. ca1800 (KY), dau Rebecca b. 1828 (KY), sons Castleberry b. 1830, James J b. 1832, Johanan b. 1834, John W b. 1838. James m. Sarah Emmeline RANEY 2-18-1861 in McDonoughCo, then m. Catharine T WAID 8-17-1863. Who was Ornor's wife? Did she died ca1845 in Carlinville? Is John B WARDRIP b. 1864 who m. Julia Bell LESTER b. 1863 the son of John W? Julia died in IA 1958. Thanks for any help!

PALMER posted by Walter Palmer on Monday, January 6, 1997

I am looking for information on the Louis Palmer family which lived in Macoupin County, Illinois. He had many children including Louisa, John McAuley, Elihu, George, Winfield, Louis, Charles, and others. John McAuley Palmer went on to become Governor of Illinois in the 1870s, and was earlier a Civil War General, and later in life was a Senator and ran for President on a 3rd party ticket in 1896.

CORMACK, DEES, POWERS, RANDLE, VANHOOSER posted by Kathleen Cormack on Saturday, January 11, 1997

Seeking information to share on Lewis and Esther CORMACK, both born in North Carolina, who came to the Madison County area in 1819. Members of the Canteen Creek Baptist Church through the mid 1830's. Moved to the area around present day Staunton around 1820 and lived there until their deaths in the 1840's. Their children married into numerous families in the area: John CORMACK m 1st Fanny RANDLE in Madison County in 1819, then 2nd Elizabeth RANDLE in 1829, again in Madison Co. Sally CORMACK m. Phillip FOWLER in Sangamon Co in 1827, Polly CORMACK m William WILCOX in 1823 in Madison Co., William G. CORMACK m. Polly WILCOX in 1824 in Madison Co., Margery CORMACK m. Levi DEES in 1825, Madison Co., Elizabeth CORMACK m Absalom RENFRO in 1830 in Madison Co., Esther Ann CORMACK m Valentine VANHOOSER in 1832 in Macoupin Co. and Lucy CORMACK m Daniel POWERS in 1832 in Macoupin Co. Many thanks and looking forward in finding "lost cousins".

PATTISON posted by Cindy Spencer on Sunday, January 12, 1997

Macoupin Co. Searching for descendants of William Wilson PATTISON and Susan Hazel HUNT HEDLEY. Susan Hunt was married in England to Fenwick Yellowly Hedley. He died. She brought her two children, Fenwick Jr. and Mary, to Ill. in 1851. Met and married William Wilson PATTISON in "St. Louis", they then lived in Carlinville, Virden and Girard. Some of their children include William Lawrence, Susan, Edward, Frank, George Henry, and Amanda. Susan Hazel PATTISON, their daughter, is my great grandmother. Her parents, William and Susan PATTISON both died in El Dorado, Butler Co., Kansas in 1912.

KISSOCK, MCCALLUM, MCKISSOCK, PRENTICE posted by William McCallum on Sunday, January 12, 1997

Looking for ancestors related to my GG Grandfather Archibald MCCALLUM. Archibald came to the USA in 1858 with his wife Cecelia (PRENTICE) and children (John, Jennete, and Mary. They all lived (for a time) with relatives named MCKISSOCK or KISSOCK (sic). Probably James McKissock. They lived in the Madison/Macoupin county area. There was also some mention of Alton school. Archibald McCallum's mother Mary (Riley) McCallum married Robert McKissock in Scotland about 1840. Therefore, James McKissock would probably be a half-brother. Archibald had a son (Archibald Jr.) born near or at Paddocks Grove on November 25, 1858. Archibald moved from the McKissock home to another relatives (Archibald Riley) home in Montgomery County, Illinois and near Raymond, Illinois. Archibalds father was John McCallum and mother Mary Riley in the Dalry, Ayrshire area of Scotland. Archibald and Cecelia were married at Dallmellington, Ayrshire.

GRAVES, NEFF posted by Charles Neff on Wednesday, January 15, 1997

I am looking for information on my great grandfather Thomas NEFF (b 2-Apr-1829, Sangamon County, IL, d 5-Dec-1883, Girard, Macoupin County, IL). He married Sarah GRAVES (b 16-Jun-1834, d 31-Jul-1898, Macoupin County, IL). They are both buried in the Girard Cemetery, Macoupin County, IL. Thomas NEFF is listed on both the 1850 and 1860 census in Sangamon County, IL. Thomas and Sarah were married 13-Dec-1855 in Sangamon County, IL. They had four children: Eliza Francis NEFF (b 5-Jun-1857, d. ??), Margaret Alice NEFF (b 10-May-1860, d. ??), William Edward NEFF (b 25-Nov- 1866 Macoupin County, IL, d 6-May-1936, Macoupin County, IL), Wilber Everett NEFF (b 25-Nov-1866, Macoupin County, IL, d 1919, Macoupin County, IL) The 1850 census shows Thomas in Sangamon County, IL living with the Grissano family of KY, The 1860 census shows Thomas in Sangamon County, IL with Sarah, Francis, Alice and Sarah's young brother William F. Graves., The 1870 census shows Thomas in Macoupin County, IL with Sarah, Francis, Alice, William, & Everett., The 1880 census shows Thomas was born in Sangamon County, IL and that his father was from TN and his mother was from OH. It does not list their names however. Thomas and Sarah were members of the ME Methodist Church. His Bible was printed in 1854 by the American Bible Society. The title page reads: The Holy Bible Old and New Testaments, Translated out of The Original Tongues; and With the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised New York: American Bible Society Instituted in the Year MDCCCXLV [Nonpareil, 12mo.] 1854 Any information you may be able to provide regarding Thomas, his siblings and parents would be greatly appreciated. If you have any connection to this line I would appreciate hearing from you. I have Thomas's Bible with family records, his will, his and Sarah's obituaries as well as photographs of Thomas, Sarah and their children. I am willing to share any information I have with those who are interested. Thank you,

DRAKE, ONEIL posted by Gerry Pringle Neveaux on Friday, January 17, 1997

MACOUPIN COUNTY, ILLINOIS. JOSEPH DRAKE died March 11, 1892, Macoupin County. I need name of Cemetery, his parents' names, place of birth, and date of birth. ANN MYRA O'NEIL DRAKE, JOSEPH DRAKE's wife. She died December 26, 1898, Medora, Macoupin County. I need the cemetery, parents' names, date of birth, and place of birth.

PALMER posted by James Palmer on Monday, January 20, 1997

I am looking for the descendants of Louis Davies PALMER (1781-1869), who was the postmaster of Montgomery County, probably in the 1850s and 1860s. One of his children was John McAuley Palmer, who later became Governor of the state. Any clues or information on the family would be greatly appreciated.

ADAMS, BOWN, CURTIS, LEECE posted by Julie Baliva on Monday, January 20, 1997

In Macoupin County, I am looking for information on several people. First is A George Stanford CURTIS died 21 Sept 1910, buried in Keller, I need his birth date. One article I have had says this is his first name, the other has Samuel, I don't know which is right. Could Samuel be George's father and if so who is his wife? His wife, Helen ADAMS died 26 May 1952, buried Keller, I need information on her parents Stephen ADAMS and Nancy LEECE. I am also looking for information on John BOWN died 3 Feb 1949?, buried Carlinville City cemetary, and Clara BOWN died 31 July 1907, buried Loomis. I need birth dates, places and parent information. Thanks for your time and work. It is greatly appreciated!

MUELLER, PETERSEN posted by Marianne M. Ritchie on Tuesday, January 21, 1997

Mueller: Anna Henrietta, Charles, Henry, Marie Macoupin County, Carlinville Mother: Botilla Petersen Mueller Father: Charles Andreas

MCKNIGHT, WOOLFOLK posted by Amanda Kaufman on Sunday, January 26, 1997

I am searching for any information concerning WILLIAM KENDALL WOOLFOLK. Especially his father. He was born about 1827-1830 in Oldham County KY. He moved to IL and settled in Macoupin County or Morgan County. He married a MARTHA MCKNIGHT in 1854. William died in 1834-1883.

FERKETICH posted by Mary Fisher on Sunday, January 26, 1997

I am trying to locate information on the surname FERKETICH. Pete Ferketich lived in the Staunton & Mt. Olive areas between ca 1895 and ca 1915. His wife was Anne or Anna. They had the following children: George Mary Mike Andrew Steve Around 1910 Anna died and is buried in Mt. Olive. He later remarried to Mary (last name unknown). They later moved to Franklin Co. Ill. Any information on this family will be greatly appreciated. Thank You!

HUDDLESTON, WINCHELL posted by Rivers Schweitzer on Sunday, February 9, 1997

Looking for information on the family of Ira Winchell and Alice HUDDLESTON who were married on 18 February 1841. They may have had a son named Charles. I don't have any information as to the number of children they had.

GLADDEN, JACOBS, JOHNBAUSKY posted by Stan A. Jacobs on Thursday, February 13, 1997

I am searching for information on my paternal grandparents. Looking for JOHNBAUSKY, JACOBS, GLADDEN. Born in Lithuania, May 25, 1876, STONY JOHNBAUSKY immigrated here around 1892. Other than his birthdate & Country of birth, I have nothing on him until he became a naturalized citizen on Nov. 1, 1898. It was recorded in Vermilion County, Il. It is believed that after his naturalization, he changed his name to STANLEY ANTON JACOBS. I have no information on him until the time of his marriage. On August 21, 1899 he married MARY ANN GLADDEN at Immaculate Conception Church, Springfield, Il. She was born in Lithuania, Nov. 2, 1881. She died on Aug. 20, 1931 in St. Johns Hospital, Spfld., IL. STANLEY ANTON JACOBS (STONY JOHNBAUSKY) had a brother, JOHN JACOBS, who also immigrated from Lithuania, that settled in Macoupin County. I think he spent his entire life here. Both STANLEY ANTON JACOBS and JOHN JACOBS worked in the coal mines i'm told. STANLEY ANTON JACOBS and his wife MARY ANN (GLADDEN) spent most of their life together in Sangamon County where they raised their family. They had three clildren, MARIAN HELEN JACOBS, EDWARD FRANK JACOBS, & JOHN WILLIAM JACOBS. All are deceased. I am looking for absolutely anything on these names that will help me research their paths.

HAYS, STEWART, TAYLOR posted by Yvonne Stedman on Saturday, February 22, 1997

I am trying to find out anything about William HAYS who died 26 Jun 1853 in Girard, Macoupin, IL. His son Hiram HAYS married Nancy Stewart in March 1834. Hiram died in 1850 Girard, Macoupin, Il. Nancy remarried a John Taylor and was deceased by 1868. Any info on these families would be appreciated. Thanks.

STEWART, WARREN posted by Yvonne Stedman on Saturday, February 22, 1997

I am looking for any information on John STEWART b. 1782 in VA and died 2 Mar 1868, Macoupin, Il. He married Agnes Warren in 1805 Franklin Co., VA. Both are buried in Union Chapel Cemetery, Macoupin, IL. Thanks.

CORMACK, VANHOOSER posted by Kathleen Cormack on Sunday, February 23, 1997

Looking for any information on Valentine VANHOOSER b 1811 in Troy, Madison Co. IL m 23 December 1832 to Esther Ann CORMACK b 1812. Valentine d 1859 and Esther d 1863. Children that lived any length of time were: William J. b 1838, John R. b 1840 m 1867 to Mary Ricks, Martha E. b 1844, Allen N. b 14 Oct 1847 d 1 Sept 1916, George H. b 1850 d 1887. Any information on any members of this family and where they are buried, would be greatly appreciated.

CORMACK, DAVIDSON, RANDLE posted by Kathleen Cormack on Sunday, February 23, 1997

Searching for information about Parham RANDLE b 1773 VA and his wife Lucy DAVIDSON b 1777 VA. They brought their family to Illinois, from TN, after 1816 and settled first in Madison County. Parham was a Methodist Circuit riding preacher. He died in Litchfield, Montogomery Co 20 July 1852. Lucy died in 1875. Two of their daughter, Fanny RANDLE b abt 1800 d before 1829 and Elizabeth "Betsey" RANDLE b about 1809 died ?, married John CORMACK in Madison Co. Fanny in 1819 and Elizabeth in 1820. Would like to share any information with descendants of the RANDLE and CORMACK families.

BIBINS, BUTCHER, POUITT posted by Joan Snyder on Monday, February 24, 1997

Looking for a Joseph Perry Butcher born 1851 in Illinois. Died in 1916, North Palmyra tws, Palmyera, Ill. Macoupin Co. Struck by a railroad train. Father Irivig Butcher born in Tenn. Mother Matilda Pouitt b. Illinois. 1st wife LuLu, 2nd wife Electa Bibins whose parents were Samuel Bibins and Sara ???.

GRIMM, HAUSTEIN posted by Joan Miley on Monday, February 24, 1997

I am looking for nationalization records for Ernst E. GRIMM &Frederick Albin HAUSTEIN who immigrated to MACOUPIN CO, IL in the 1890's. Are these recorded at the courthouse in Carlinville? Or are they available through the IL District Court? If available through the district court, what is their address? Any help would be appreciated.

STOUT posted by John Delaney on Monday, March 3, 1997

I am looking for George Wm STOUT. He is son of Benjamin L STOUT. The family moved to Harvel, in Montgomery Co in 1881 from Wayne CO. George ran a grocery store in Harvel until about 1900. His wife's name was SUSAN. They moved to Gillespie, where he owned a jewelery store. He was a jeweler, watchmaker and sold "spectacles" Could he have been known as "Doc"? Several other members of family buried Bunker Hill cem. Any help greatly appreciated.

BARRICK, THOMPSON posted by Julie Baliva on Tuesday, March 4, 1997

My mother Helen Marvene THOMPSON BARRICK was born in Chesterfield IL Sept 19, 1917 to Aletha CURTIS and Wm. THOMPSON. (birth certificate)she was Baptised in Carlinville Sept 28, 1930 ,( Pastor O.W. Jadwin difficult to read on certificate) Graduated CHS June 1, 1936 Married Dennis BARRICK August 24, 1938 Springfield, IL. lived in Carlinville and then moved to Springfield after the war. Died Aug 19, 1991, Springfield IL, Buried Camp Butler National Cemetery . Her father Wm, born July 9, 1890 Polk Township , died Dec 11, 1920 Macoupin Co, (death cert). Parents were Richard B. THOMPSON of Alexander and Clara Eva BOWN of Polk township. Marriage Certificate for Richard B and Clara shows Richard was adopted from a Challens family by Parker THOMPSON. Richard and Clara were married in Carlinville Jan 10 1882. Death Cert for Richard BARYINSON names of father William CHALLANS, England, mother Elizabeth Wittes, PA. Date of death June 5, 1936(Loomis) Mrs. R.B. THOMPSON death cert. reads she died on 31 of July 1907 of child birth. (Loomis). I am looking for any information on these families. Thank you.

RUSSELL posted by Martha Hervey on Wednesday, March 5, 1997

Seeking info on ELIJAH RUSSELL (Eligah Russle)and family. Listed in 1830 as residing in Macoupin Co for several years. Migrated to Buchanan Co., MO. Wondering if any other researcher had a family that followed this pattern around the same time.

HALL, KEISER, REUTER, VALERIUS posted by Donna Hard on Wednesday, March 5, 1997

I am interested in finding out any information about Christian REUTER born Nov. 25, 1840 in Hanover, Germany and Died in 1916 in Mt. Olive, Macoupin Co IL. His wife Kathrine LAUER REUTER born Nov. 26, 1859 in Tereur, Germany and died date unknown in Macoupin, Co. I don't know when they were married. They were Naturaized in Madison Co. in 1888. They had 8 children Albert REUTER ( who is my grandfather), Mrs. Johana REUTER HALL, Mrs. Clara REUTER KEISER, Anna REUTER, Herman REUTER, Mary REUTER, Emil REUTER, Henrietta REUTER and there were also two stepsons John VALERIUS & Peter VALERIUS. I know that two stepsons lived around the Macoupin, Co. area that there might be some relation still living around here. I would greatly appreciate any information on any of these names. Thank you.

NETTLES posted by Greg Nelson on Thursday, March 6, 1997

According to a family document my gggrandmother, Nancy Ann NETTLES,was born in MACOUPIN County, Illinois, on October 30, 1833. Her mother was Mary Ann NETTLES, who may have also had prior names of GREGG and FERGERSON. I do not know her father's name. In 1850 the family lived in Missouri, and there was a brother JAMES NETTLES. In 1851, the mother and daughter travelled to Oregon where they both married. They were likely members of the Baptist Church. I would appreciate any record of the NETTLES family in MACOUPIN COUNTY between 1830 and 1850.

ROBERTSON posted by Sue Lathrop on Friday, March 7, 1997

Looking for information on a Amos S. Robertson living in Macoupin Co. in 1837. What is his relationship to David Robertson b. 1800 VA living in Lawrence Co. OH in 1837 moved to IL ca. 1845?

AUSTIN, DUNN, WADDELL posted by Durenda Fuchs on Saturday, March 8, 1997

I am looking for any information on my paternal great grandparents James Aires DUNN b.1880? d.1925-26 was killed by a man named White in Greene or Macoupin Co., lived most of his life in Macoupin Co., married Francis Elis(z)abeth WADDELL b.1880?d. 1951 buried in Macoupin Co. They had six children Amal DUNN b1889? Orval James DUNN b.1900 d.1971(my paternal grandfather) Denzil DUNN b.? Ola or Olin DUNN b.? Theresa(Tessie) Dunn AUSTIN b? and Ray DUNN, all were born in Macoupin Co. near or around Scottville. Any information about any of these people would be greatly appreciated.

MCDONALD posted by Hy Bates on Tuesday, March 11, 1997

I am seeking information on Henderson McDonald or his son Harvey McDonald. The little information I have on them indicates they lived in Macoupin Co. prior to moving to Dent Co. MO. Harvey was said to have been born in Macoupin Co. Dent Co., MO records show him marrying Sarah Blackwell there in 1867. We also have a picture of him showing him as a young man in his twenties around 1863, so we assume he was born sometime in the 1840's. Any information regarding the McDonald Family would be greatly appreciated.

CRAIL, WHITWORTH posted by James Wolf on Tuesday, March 11, 1997

Searching William Calhoun CRAIL, born abt 1814 in KY, married 3 Feb 1840 to Susan WHITWORTH in Macoupin Co. Susan Whitworth born abt 1822 in KY. Desire info on birth, death, spouse, children, parents, siblings.

HAGLER posted by Susan Von Behren Ruth on Tuesday, March 11, 1997

I am looking for info on: Ethel HAGLER born 28 May 1883 in Virden, Macoupin Co IL. She died 23 May 1963 in Granite City, Madison Co IL. According to her death certificate her father was WILLIAM HAGLER, it did not name her mother. Ethel married John Cooley about 1910 most likely in Granite City. I just received this info last week on her death certificate and do not know if it is accurate. Any help will be deeply appreciated! THANKS!!

HART, KENT posted by James Wolf on Tuesday, March 11, 1997

Searching Absalom KENT (1 Mar 1777 - 3 Mar 1875). Born in Augusta Co VA. Died in Macoupin Co IL. May have been married to a Mary HART. Father was Absalom KENT (1752-1839), Revolutionary War Veteran. Desire information on place of burial, parents, siblings, children, family, etc.

KINDER posted by Delbert Lamb on Monday, March 17, 1997

I am trying to get information on a Peter Kinder who was born in 1847. A Peter Kinder is found in the 1860 census of Macoupin county Il. Peter married Harriette Lamb in Christian county IL in 1869 and then moved to Missouri. HELP!!

SEAMAN, STARKWEATHER posted by Mary Lusk on Tuesday, March 18, 1997

Searching for Sylvanus and Nancy (McWain) SEAMAN, George and Martha (Yeargan) SEAMAN, Mary Rebecca (Seaman) STARKWEATHER, Reuben Hiram STARKWEATHER, Abby (Seaman) Deeds or Dietz, Elisha, Hiram, James STARKWEATHER families. Known areas where they were living is Comer, Carlinville (Macoupin Co), and Sangamon Co. all in Illinois.

CRAIG, TURPIN posted by David Neal on Sunday, March 23, 1997

John CRAIG, Born about 1838 in IN. Married Miranda Elizabeth TURPIN in McLean Co. Abt 1867. Miranda born 3/22/1849 in Lexington KY. Died 2/15/1936 in Cumberland Co. They had seven children Emily, Obadiah, Anderson, Sarah, James, Molly and George. Miranda's family lived in McClain or Macoupin Co. IL. Father Perry TURPIN AND Susan COBBY. I would appreciate any information on this family.

REDFERN posted by Gwen Chaar on Sunday, March 23, 1997

REDFERN -Would like to know if you have any info on medicine shows that may have been in Macoupin County around 1900-1910. I believe that my grandmother and family may have had a wagon that they toured with.

GILLESPIE, GILLETT posted by Karen Emery on Monday, March 24, 1997

I am researching the Gillespie and Gillett families. I have information that puts part of the family in Bunker Hill and possibly Gillespie. Peter Gillespie arrived in Illinois in 1847 or 1849. His family joined him in 1849 and 1851. Joshua Gillett arrived in Illinois in 1849 - 1852. James & Martha Smith lived in Alton, Illinois or Macoupin County. Any help will be appreciated.

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