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CARPENTER, CARR posted by Leah Neuberger on Thursday, February 4, 1999

Charles and Lottie Peake Carpenter came from Gerard, Macoupin Co., Illinois in early 1900's to Cle Elum, WA. Their son Frank married Norah Carr in 1908 in Illinois. She was the daughter of Harmon and Margaret Carr. Does anyone have information about these lines?

KORTUM posted by Barbara Hitch on Thursday, February 4, 1999

Kortum/Cordum, all the same family of Macoupin County, IL. Ludwig Kortum & Reka Weers had 4 sons, Henry, Frederick, Ernest, and Edward. Ludwig Kortum & Louisa Gawuen had 3 chidlren, Louis, Minnie Kortum Waters, Mary Kortum. The children of Ludwig & Weers took the spelling of Cordum and the children of Ludwig & Louisa took the spelling of Kortum. Have acquired a great deal of info on this family---but need to fill in some details.

BASLEY, BOILEY, SWAFFORD, TRABUE posted by Lea Morgan on Monday, February 8, 1999

Looking for a Mary SWAFFORD b. 1839 TN married a Mr. Trabue in Macoupin Co, IL during Civil War--possibly Leonard Trabue. Both residents of Rhodes Point/Summerville in Macoupin Co, Il. Cannot locate marriage record or Mary or Leonard following war. Mary may be M.O. Trabue who married a Mr. T.C. Boiley or Basley in Macoupin Co, Ill. in Macoupin marriages # 6543. Can anyone help?

DAVIS posted by Jon P. Davis on Tuesday, February 9, 1999

I am doing research on Davis family in Macoupin Co. Il. Most interested in Elijah Davis,from Clark Co. Ky. Came to Macoupin Co. from Sangamon Co.around 1834. His father was Jonathan Davis. I have will from Jonathan Davis in Ky. from 1826. Elijah born in 1787. Homesteaded land near Atwater Il. All deceased from early days laid to rest at Bethel Ridge cemetary east of Carlinville.

SANDIDGE posted by Susan Welch Bates on Wednesday, February 10, 1999

I'm looking for greatgrandmother MINNIE SANDIDGE, b. 10 Oct., 1868 in Macoupin County, Illinois. Married WALTER LEIGH WELCH. Had 3 sons; WALTER SANDIDGE WELCH, b. 1887, m. MINNIE SUTER, d. 1949, buried in Morgan County, Il; ROBBIE C., b. Dec 16, 1890, d. 1884, buried in Morgan County; and LEIGH LAFAYETTE WELCH, b. 31 Aug., 1886 in Richland Station, Sangamon County, m. NELLIE MAUDE DOUGLASS, d. Spavinaw, Oklahoma. Who were Minnie Sandidge's parents? Any info greatly appreciated. Susan Welch Bates

YOUNG posted by Jeana on Friday, February 12, 1999

Just found my John C Young in Macoupin Co about 1860. He and his wife Sarah moved from Madison Co to near Woodburn. John was born 1808 in NC coming to IL in 1818. He first married Martha Harris in 1828 in Madison Co then Sarah Hall in 1846. I would like to find outany information on John and Sarah plus alot of children. Seems most of his children moved to Macoupin Co. Children are: Sophronia, Sarah C, Wm H, Cornelius, Richard C, Martha, Robert S, Henry C, Daniel W, Elizabeth C, Sanford P and Arthur.

FLETCHER posted by Dan Dixon on Friday, February 12, 1999

James Ray Fletcher was born possibly in Macoupin Co., IL 1890 died St. Petersburg, FL 1 Jan 1960. Aurthur J. Fletcher possibly born in Macoupin Co., IL died 30 Oct 1950. Information found in Auburn Citizen 1 Jan 1960 p. 8 col. 3.

ARNOLD, BANNING, NIX posted by Sharon Arnold on Saturday, February 13, 1999

Looking for relatives to correspond with, also the links between Benoni Banning and the Revolutionary War.

COLSON, CRABTREE, GRAVES posted by Patty Colson on Saturday, February 13, 1999

I am looking for any information for Noel Colson born 1836 in Lee Co. VA. He enlisted at Carlinville, Macoupin Co. ILL in as a seargent. Mustered into "E" Company, Ill 49th infantry. Any information will be apreciated.

BABCANIC, PUSHCAR, PUSKAR posted by Dan Dixon on Saturday, February 13, 1999

Seek additional information on Veronica (BABCANIC) PUSKAR/PUSHCAR. Veronica was born 22 Jul 1873 in Teplicka, Austria now Slovakia married John PUSHCAR in Macoupin Co., IL died 1 Oct 1922 in Girard, Macoupin Co., IL and was buried in Virden Cemetery. Please contact Dan Dixon

MADIAR posted by Dan Dixon on Saturday, February 13, 1999

Seek contact with people who participated in the Virden/Thayer baseball teams that my Grandfather John MADIAR coached from the 1930s to 1954. I do not know the name(s) of the teams he coached. I am especially interested in pictures of the team or players. I am also interested in stories about John Madiar that people may wish to relate to me. Thanks, Dan Dixon

MADIAR posted by Dan Dixon on Saturday, February 13, 1999

Seek contact with people who participated in the SLOVAK NON-PARTISAN LEAGUE which was started by my Grandfather John J. MADIAR in Virden, Macoupin Co., IL ca. 1930s. Especially would like to borrow any photographs pertaining to this group. Thanks, Dan Dixon

MAY posted by Nancy Janusweski on Saturday, February 13, 1999

I am looking for a child born to John F. and Sarah Whalen May. In the family Bible, Sarah notes that Mary A. May was born January 17, 1900. On the next page she notes that Mabel A. May died February 15, 1900 in Girard, Illinois. Sarah talked about this child. I would like to find out if there is either a birth or death record for her so that I can acquire it. I would like to know what her real name really was for my records.

EVANS posted by Florann Evans-Field on Sunday, February 14, 1999

I am looking for any info on my grandfather that lived in Verdan his name William (Allyn/?) Evans. He lived in the town after he m./ Edith Parks from about 1919 till ? He had one son, Allyn Parks Evans. He also lived in Springfield until 1924/? He was coalminer, worked in watch factory, and ran a roadhouse called the Barn west of town. My grandfather and grandmother were divorced, and he went to Ca. my father is still alive and we are interested in our Evans heritage since we have no knowledge, also my grandfather was an only son of ? We've got a lot of bones to dig up, so any kind of help appreciated. Florann

CONVERSE, SPERRY posted by Dawn Barnes on Tuesday, February 16, 1999

I am looking for any kind of information on Oscar Alonso SPERRY, b. 22 March 1861 in Macoupin CO., son of Manley Peck SPERRY and Mariett P. CONVERSE. I have details and am willing to share. (A census linking the two of them together would be a dream come true.)

ELSPERMAN posted by Carl Elsperman on Tuesday, February 16, 1999

Looking for any information on the Elspermans that lived in Greenridge, Macoupin Co. 1894-1926.Greenridge was located between Nilwood and Girard. Will share info on Elspermans.

TRABUE posted by Peg Spencer on Saturday, February 20, 1999

I am looking for Leonard Trabue in the Macoupin Co., IL information and have not found anything yet. However, I have some other sources to check and will post the information I find..

MCPEAK, SIMMONS posted by Maureen Solomon on Saturday, February 20, 1999

Looking for descendants of Ephraim Simmons and Louisa McPeak m. c. 1850. probably in Macoupin County, possible in Montgomery County. Believe they had one son. She daughter of Nancy Wood and John McPeak. Believe Nancy linked to Samuel Wood family. Believe in later Years Simmons child found with Sarah Wood on Mongomery County census.

WOOD posted by Maureen Solomon on Saturday, February 20, 1999

On the Wood line I keep track of (though descendants deny my Nancy m. John McPeak is part of it) there is an Abram b. 1781 d. 1862 m. Mary Hunt. Children Nancy, artha, Samuel, Jesse. Dont know their children. One of them might have had a William A. but my chart doesn't show.

MCPEAK posted by Maureen Solomon on Saturday, February 20, 1999

Researching William and Martha McPeak came to Macoupin County c. 1830 from TN

WELLS posted by Betty Craig on Sunday, February 28, 1999

Looking for Virginia A. wells born near Litchfield about 1884. Who are her parents, brothers and sisters. She was in Van Buren Co. Ark. In 1902 and married James T. Ward. Betty

CHAPMAN, MCKINLEY, MCPEAK posted by Eunice Goetz on Sunday, February 28, 1999

I have Malinda McPeak b. 1824 m. Samuel K. McKinley. 1830 Macoupin Co census index lists Samuel McKinley as head of household. 1840 Macoupin Co index lists James, Charles William and John McPeak. Do you have other information on McPeaks?.

MCPEAK, WOOD posted by Maureen Solomon on Sunday, February 28, 1999

Eunice: Yes, I have a lot of McPeak info including descendants of all children of William and Martha. Son John was my ancestor. What would you like to know. Can send prntout of descendants. Maureen

KELLER, RAFFERTY posted by Sue Raffurty McMurry on Monday, March 1, 1999

Looking for descendants of John A. KELLER, b. 1837 in Macoupin Co. He was the son of Elizabeth RAFFERTY and George C. KELLER. Elizabeth RAFFERTY Keller was b. abt 1819 in KY and died before 1844 in Mac Co. John was listed with his father in the 1850 & 1860 MacCoIL censuses. The next mention I have found of him was in his father's will in July 1893, MacCoIL.

BREWER, RAFFERTY, RHOADS posted by Sue Raffurty McMurry on Monday, March 1, 1999

Looking for info on Emily Ann RHOADS BREWER, b. abt 1842 in Macoupin Co IL. She was the daughter of Harriet RAFFERTY and William H. RHOADS. Harriet RHOADS, b 17 Nov 1820 KY, d. 05 Feb 1846. Emily Ann RHOADS married Edwin BREWER 05 Dec 1860 in Mac Co. - Their children: Lyman T. BREWER, Miriam BREWER, Charles BREWER, Almida BREWER, Herbert BREWER, all born MacCoIL. They are listed on the 1870 MacCo census, but can't find them later. Emily BREWER was mentioned in her father's will of Oct 1884.


Looking for information on the descendants of Joshua and Alice Lendilla (JACKSON) RAFFURTY. Joshua was b. Mar 1852, Macoupin Co IL, the son of James RAFFURTY, Sr. and Etta Mariah RUSHER; and the grandson of James RAFFERTY and Nancy BOOTH RAFFERTY, a Mac Co First Family. Alice was born Dec 1850, the daughter of George and Mary B. (MORRIS) JACKSON. Joshua and Alice's children: Emery RAFFURTY, b. May 1872, m. Mamie HUDSPETH; Bessie E. RAFFURTY, b. Nov 1881, m. David Gale HARMON/HARMAN; Mary Maria RAFFURTY, b. May 1884 m. Andrew M. TRIPLETT, Etta E. RAFFURTY, b. Dec 1889 m. Clifford Russell HARMAN.

BATES, LUMPKIN, PEGRAM, RAFFERTY, STIRMAN posted by Sue Raffurty McMurry on Monday, March 1, 1999

Searching for descendants of John and Emily Ann (RAFFERTY) LUMPKIN who settled in Macoupin Co in 1833. They had one son, James W. LUMPKIN, who eventually was the owner & editor of the MACOUPIN COUNTY ENQUIRER until his death in 1903. James married Elzina BATES and had two children: Clement John LUMPKIN, b. 1864, m. Mary Elizabeth PEGRAM, he worked with his father at the newspaper and took it over after his death. Can find no children for them. James LUMPKIN's daughter, Martha E. (Mattie), b. Aug 1867, m. Joseph S. STIRMAN in 1892 and had two children - Wilbur F. STIRMAN, b. Aug 1894, and Joseph S. STIRMAN, Jr. b. Dec 1899, both in Daviess Co KY. By 1920 Martha and family were living back in Macoupin Co.

DUNN, JOINER, JONES, KEPLINGER, PULLIAM, RAFFERTY, REINEKE, WALTON posted by Sue Raffurty McMurry on Monday, March 1, 1999

Searching for info on the family of Frederick REINEKE, b Nov 1828, Germany and Mary Ann RAFFERTY REINEKE. Mary Ann, b. 07 Nov 1833, Daviess Co KY was the dau of James RAFFERTY and NANCY BOOTH RAFFERTY. Their children: Edgar Franklin REINEKE, b Feb 1859, m. Amanda Ellen WALTON. Anna Dora REINEKE, b. Feb 1861, m. Henry JONES, Jr. son of Henry Sr and Anna DUNN JONES. Frederick W. REINEKE, b. Sept 1865, m. Mary M. DUNN, dau of William and Bridget A. (FORD) DUNN. Nancy Margaret REINEKE, b. Mar 1866, m. George W. JOINER, the son of Thomas and Martha A. (PULLIAM) JOINER. Adelaide REINEKE, b. Jan 1870, m. Ed KEPLINGER, son of George W. and Sarah J. (PULLIAM) KEPLINGER.

ADAMS, CHAPMAN, GROVE, NEWTON, RUSHER, SANDS, SHUEY, SNOW, WORMWOOD posted by Sue Raffurty McMurry on Monday, March 1, 1999

Need info on the Jackson RUSHER family. Jackson, b. 1819 KY, the son of Henry and Catherine NEWTON RUSHER, m. Sarah SHUEY in 1838 in Parke Co IN. Their children: Minerva J. RUSHER, b. 1840 IN, m. Jesse B. ADAMS 28 Oct 1858 in Mac Co IL. Robert A. RUSHER, b. 1842 IN, m. Mrs. Margaret E. CHAPMAN 17 Mar 1868, MacCo. James H. RUSHER, b. 1844 IN, m. Sarah E. SNOW 14 Feb 1867 MacCo. Sena/Lena C. RUSHER, b. 1846 IN, m. John M. WORMWOOD. William J. RUSHER, b. 1849 IN, m. Jennie SANDS 06 Jan 1872 MacCo. Melissa Ella RUSHER, b. 1850 IL, m. Jesse I. GROVE 18 Oct 1873 MacCo.

ARNETT, MILLS, RAFFURTY, RUSHER, WOODS posted by Sue Raffurty McMurry on Monday, March 1, 1999

Looking for information on Janet Mariah WOODS ARNETT. Janet was the dau of Mary RAFFURTY and William E. WOODS, and the granddaughter of James RAFFURTY and Etta Mariah RUSHER RAFFURTY. Janet, b. 17 Feb 1882 in MacCo, m. Charles W. ARNETT abt 1894. Charles ARNETT, b. May 1875 was the son of John H. and Hannah (MILLS) ARNETT. Janet and Charles' children: Velma ARNETT, b. 1906, William E. ARNETT, b. 1908, Charles Lorrin ARNETT, b. 1915 all in Macoupin Co.

ALBIN, GAMBLE, RAFFURTY, READER, RONKSLEY, RUSHER posted by Sue Raffurty McMurry on Monday, March 1, 1999

Searching for info on Nancy Elizabeth (Nannie) ALBIN, b. 27 Oct 1864 IL, who married John RAFFURTY on 23 Aug 1883, son of James and Etta Mariah (RUSHER) RAFFURTY. Nannie was the daughter of William D. and Margaret Jane (DAWSON) ALBIN of Mac Co IL and Henry Co MO, the sister of Lucy J. ALBIN READER and Sarah A. ALBIN RONKSLEY. John and Nannie Raffurty had 2 children born in MO in 1884 & 1886, but can't find Nancy or the children later. Does anyone know what happened to them? By 1892 John was married to Donnie Estelle GAMBLE, living in OK and had already started another family.

LILES, REES, REEVES posted by Stephen Rives on Wednesday, March 3, 1999

I am searching for information relating to Jacob and Hannah REES, who were listed in Macoupin Co. census records in 1840 and 1850. I believe that they were the parents of Richard REEVES, whose name and family appears only in the 1850 census. I also believe that Richard and his wife Louise had a son, Job, who was my great grandfather. Apparently Richard and Louis died, and Job was adopted by George W. and Elizbeth LILES, also of Macoupin County. I am going on quite a few suppositions based on the sketchy details that I have. Any information that might relate to my search would be greatly appreciated.

ADCOCK, DALTON, WILLIAMS posted by Jimmy WALL on Friday, March 12, 1999

Trying to find any information on Jesse DALTON and Christanna WILLIAMS married in Macoupin Co. IL on March 27, 1851. Known chiildren were Charles Edward DALTON, John DALTON,Joseph DALTON, William Thomas DALTOn and Dianna " Sis" DALTON. Sis DALTON was my wifes great grandmother and married James Jefferson ADCOCK. Sis was born on 20-1-1851. William Thomas DALTON was supposed to have helped in writing the Constitution of the state of OK. Thanks for any and all help.

BARNARD, MANN posted by Debbie Barnard on Friday, March 12, 1999

Am interested in finding anyone who may have information re: Solomon BARNARD or Mary Angeline MANN, married February 1856 in Macoupin County, Illinois. Mary may have been the daughter of Pacify Mann, father unknown. Solomon's parents are also unknown. Solomon and Mary eventually moved to the Mahaska Co., Iowa area sometime after 1860, but prior to 1870. Thanks in advance for your interest and help!

ARNETT, DENNIS, GUNNELS posted by Sue Dennis Green on Friday, March 12, 1999

Seeking information on Dennis and Arnett Families of 1800's in Macoupin Co. IL.

PATCHEN posted by Marcia Coan on Saturday, March 13, 1999

Looking for information on Patchen Family. Daniel Patchen and family listed on 1850 Macoupin Cty census, age 39, 5 children. Daniel and children b. in Ohio, with exception of youngest son, born in Illinois. Would like to know if anyone has parentage of Daniel, also names of siblings?

BURFORD, VANARSDALE posted by Bruce Robbins on Sunday, March 14, 1999

Howdy, I am researching VAN ARSDALE. I have a good bit of information, but am finding a dead end for VAN ARSDALE, Joseph Madison (b: 1812) other than MARRIAGE DATE 1834 WIFE BURFORD, Lucinda (b: 1817) Do you have any links to other family members, etc. especially ancestors? I would be glad to help you on something if I can. I found a link in your Biographies/First Families section, but the link did not work. Thanks, Bruce Robbins [email protected]

CHERRY, DAVIS, DERROUGH, EYER, FLETCHER, ISAACS, LAAIR posted by Robert Fletcher on Monday, March 15, 1999

Interested in the Davis, Eyer, and Derrough families of Macoupin Co., Il. They are connected to the Fletcher family. Also interested in the Lair, Cherry, and Isaacs families of Macoupin Co., IL. Any information most welcome.

SHUMWAY posted by Robert Shumway on Thursday, March 18, 1999

Robert Mead Shumway, b. 30 Jul 1881 Modesto, Ill, d. 5 Mar 1909 Lincoln, Neb. buried 8 Mar 1909 at PULLIAM cemetery, North of Modesto, Ill. Son of Henry and Laura Shumway. Need ALL information available, marriages, children etc for parents. Henry first married Jemima M. (when,where? died when, where?) then married Laura E. Father born N.Y.?? (when,where??) Thank you, Robert Shumway

BURCH, DAVIDSON, DODSWORTH, GIBSON, HAND, SCOTT, SEYMOUR, SHARP posted by Bonnie Brewer on Saturday, March 20, 1999

Hi, I'm looking for information on Sally BURCH, b. Illinois cir 1837?). Married Robert SEYMOUR, b. North Carolina (cir 1837?). Mother of Wilmirth Jane SEYMOUR who Married Albert David GIBSON. She was my GGGrandmother. Thanks.

FULTON posted by Wendy on Sunday, March 21, 1999

Looking for information about the Gillespie Pipe Band. A cousin of my ancestor (Robert or Ray Fulton) was a member in 1914. Anyone heard of it? Thank you! Wendy.

BOND posted by Lois Bond Ringham on Monday, March 22, 1999

I am looking for any info on JOEL BOND in Macoupin Co. Il in abt. 1840's he moved there from Breckenridge Co. Ky. prior to that was in Wanye Co. ky. and Knox co. Tn. also there was another younger Joel Bond that may have moved with him and other Bonds, they later moved to to either Cole or Miller Co. Mo. Thanks lois

MOORE, SIMON posted by Robert Fletcher on Tuesday, March 23, 1999

Interested in the Simon family in Girard, Macoupin Co., Il. Jonas P. Simon, b 1860 and d 1938, Girard, Macoupin Co., Il who married Julia Edith Fletcher in Macoupin Co., Il. Had two children as follows: 1. Fletcher H. Simon, b 5 July 1889 m Elizabeth

KIRK posted by Brenda Dooley on Friday, March 26, 1999

Searching for info concerning death of William Kirk, died 1837 in Scottsville, Macoupin Co., IL.

DIKIS, HART, ROBERTSON posted by Lynn Hart Bauer on Friday, March 26, 1999

Seeking information or decendants of HART, DIKIS, or ROBERTSON families of Macoupin Co. Marion Walter Hart lived in North Otter in 1902 married Louanna Dikis of Palmyra. Louanna is daughter of James William M. Dikis and Mary Jane Robertson. Mary Jane is daughter of George Robertson and Anna Leydan Robertson.

HEDRICK, HETTICK posted by Sara Hooker on Saturday, March 27, 1999

Hedrick or Hettick The most I know about these names is that I have a great-aunt named Mary Hettick. Her family came to America from Germany with the last name Hedrick and changed it to Hettick to sound less German. I'd like to know if anyone knows which family to research. I know this is broad and when I have more dates, I'll re-register my query. Thanks!

BOWLING, HEYDEMAN, WEATHERFORD, WHITE posted by Kathy Willmont on Monday, March 29, 1999

Looking for info. on a Joseph WHITE from Macoupin Co. Ill. He was originally from Tennessee and moved to Macoupin around 1823. Joseph married a Martha Jane WEATHERFORD around 1841. Also looking for info. on a George D. BOWLING and an Ann HEYDEMAN who were married in Macoupin in 1857. Please contact me if you have any info.

FARRINGTON, MADISON, MCIVER posted by Robin E. Gadbury on Monday, March 29, 1999

Correction to previous query! Olive (Farrington) Madison was in Macoupin County on the 1840 census. She and David Madison had been divorced. She then married William McIver. On the 1850 Macoupin Co. Census, Olive and William McIver had listed children, Mary J. Madison, Merrit Madison, John Madison (later known as John McIver), Martha McIver, Laura McIver. William McIver had a child, Duncan McIver by a previous marriage. Louisa Farrington, Olive's mother, was also listed. I am looking for more formation on the parents of Olive Farrington and David Madison.

AMBROSE, DYER, PRUITT, RHOADS, TAYLOR, WAGGONER posted by Willis Dillon on Wednesday, March 31, 1999

Am looking for any researchers of descendants of Joseph Ambrose & Anna Waggoner md. 5 Sept. 1839 in Macoupin Co. Their known children were: Elizabeth (Md. Andrew Dyer), William E. (Md. Pamelia Pruitt), George W.(Md. Mary Taylor), Amanda, Jonas, James F. (Md. Anna Taylor), Laura (Md. William Rhoads), Joseph & Louisa.

BLEVINS, MOORE posted by Dolores Ford Mobley on Thursday, April 1, 1999

Would like to exchange info with descendants of Seaton Blevins, and Thomas Guthrie Moore, both settlers of Macoupin County in the early 1800's.

FAULKNER, HUNT, LOYD posted by Judy Critchlow on Thursday, April 1, 1999

Searching any and all ancesters or descendents of Samuel & Martha Loyd of Macoupin Co., IL. Also Samuel & Martha Ann (Loyd) Faulkner of Macoupin Co., IL. Martha buried in Macoupin Co. Samuel Faulkner moved to Danville, IL. M2; Mamie Cole of Warren Co., IN. They had children. Have lots of info to share with "cousins"..

CAYNOR, SPENCER posted by Faye Caynor on Friday, April 2, 1999

Am looking for information on John H. and Sally/Sarah Spencer Caynor who lived in Macoupin Co. in the 1880's. Had several children while living there. Any information appreciated..

PARKER, STEVENSON posted by W. D. Paschal on Wednesday, April 7, 1999

I would appreciate any info on Pascha PARKER, b.1800-1810, m. Jane STEVENSON on 29 Oct 1835 in Macoupin Co.,Ill. Offspring: Margaret Jane, Letitia Ann, James Andrew, John William.

BROWN, MITCHELL posted by Dortha Kay Brown on Wednesday, April 7, 1999

BROWN and MITCHELL Am searching any parents, siblings and etc...on Thomas J. BROWN born in Illinois ca. 1840 married in Macoupin County Illinois to Rebecca MITCHELL born in Illinois ca. 1844 I know they had at least on child: charles Edward Brown, born April 13, 1870 in Illinois and he died in 1940 in Sherman, Texas I have complete history on this line. Anyone with any connections or information please contact me. Blessings and Thank you. (816) 230-5569 Dortha

EVANS posted by Florann Evans-Field on Wednesday, April 7, 1999

My father, Allyn Parks Evans, was born in Springfield, Il., in 1917 to William ? Evans and Edith Parks Evans. My father lived in Verdon for 4 years (in Macoupin county) he lived in the street behind his grandfather and grandmother he does not know his grandparents names, my grandfather was born 1894?/ in Verdon ? he left for california when my father was 14, Williams' father also left until he got older, my grandmother Edith divorced him. He also ran a speakeasy in Springfield, and I believed was arrested for this. Descent Welch, I hope some knows..

DARR, SANDIDGE, WELCH posted by Susan Welch Bates on Thursday, April 8, 1999

My gr-gr grandfather was Robert Sandidge who married Abigail Darr circa 1855 probably in Macoupin Coounty. Abigail was born May 1836. They had 12 children; Adolphus, Matthew, Susan, Netta, James, Robert Carl, Minnie D., Richard, Nellie, and 3 others unknown. My great grandmother was Minnie D. Sandidge born 1868 in Macoupin County. Does anyone know who Robert Sandidge's parents were? Or who Abigail Darr's parents were? Her mother was born in Illinois and her father in Virginia. An help greatfully appreciated.

DAVIS, TONGATE posted by Robert Fletcher on Friday, April 9, 1999

Interested in William J. Davis who married Nancy Jane Tongate in Macoupin Co., Il. on 29 Nov. 1866. Had five children as follows: 1. Elias Davis 2. Ed Davis 3. Ray Davis 4. Burley Davis 5. Burline Davis Any information most welcome.

BERRY, CLAYPOOLE, MILLER posted by Daryl Bruner on Friday, April 9, 1999

Looking for information on the following family: Husband: John BERRY Birth: 24 Jun 1766 Place: Augusta Co., Virginia Death: 20 Aug 1845 Place: Macoupin Co., Illinois Other Spouses Marriage: 17 Jun 1802 Place: Bourbon CO., Kentucky Wife: Margaret CLAYPOOLE Birth: 4 Feb 1776 Place: Augusta CO., Virginia Death: 5 Jul 1843 Place: Macoupin Co., Illinois Father: Jesse CLAYPOOLE Sr (1752-1833) Mother: Elizabeth MILLER (1757-1834)

DAVIS posted by Alice (Davis) Perry on Saturday, April 10, 1999

I am looking for information on the family of Orlando (Orlander) Earl Davis. He was born ~1813. The 1850 Hopkins County, KY census shows Orlando with 8 children and no wife - Orlando 37, Aspalis 15, Jane 12, Thomas 10, David 9, Mary 7, William & Baley 3, and Byron 1. Orlando has two more sons - O. Ruben b~1863 and (Eldred) Glover b~1867. I am not sure when he went to Illinois. Ruben DAVIS is my grandfather and remained in Hopkins County. Thomas Chiles Davis born ~1821 was living in 1848 in Macoupin County, IL when his step-mother deeded land to he and brother Dixon G. They later transferred land to Eldred G. Davis. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated..

MCPEAK, SAWYER, SEXTON, SIMMONS, WOOD posted by Maureen Solomon on Monday, April 12, 1999

I'm looking for someone who can establish the relationship between Nancy Wood McPeak and Samuel Wood who was administrator of her deceased husband's estate and James E. Wood who was appointed guardian of her children. Members of that Wood family say no known connection, but this cannot all be coincidence. Must be related somehow. Nancy Wood m. John McPeak 1835; had three children; he d. 1841; she remarried later. James Wood was children's guardian until ca. 1855. Thanks for your help.

CARTER posted by Carl Carter on Monday, April 12, 1999

I am looking for information about my great grandfather, Ephraim Carter, and my grandfather Carl C. Carter, born in 1876 and who lived his first 10 years in Nilwood, Illinois. I am trying to locate a record that links Ephraim with Carl C..

HEINKEL posted by Christian Heinkel on Thursday, April 15, 1999

Looking for any HEINKEL relatives in Macoupin County

BENTLEY, DAVIS, VANDERPOOL, WALKER posted by Judy York on Saturday, April 17, 1999

I'm looking for others who are researching the Walker surname. I am researching the following Walker families: #1 - James Walker b:abt 1818 TN - m: Mary Bentley 12 Aug 1841, Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL. They lived in the Staunton area. #2 - John S Walker b:abt 1800 Del - m: Lavinai Davis abt 30 Aug 1849, Jeffersonville, Clark Co., IN. They also lived in the Staunton area - Lavinia was either his 2nd or 3rd wife. #3 - Jame R Walker b: 15 Oct 1798 Greene Co., GA - m: Delilah Vanderpool abt 1821, Ray Co., MO. They lived in the Carlinville area. Would like to share information

MCCLURE, SMITH posted by Debbi Hummel on Sunday, April 18, 1999

I am looking for info regarding Maud Mae McClure, nee Smith. Father's name Henry mother's Anna. dob:approx 1875. She married George McClure in Oct.1892 or 1893. She died in July of 1903 shortly after the birth her daughter Dorothy. Dorothy was born in Girard on June 3, 1903.

ANDERSON, SINCLAIR posted by Kathy Martin on Sunday, April 18, 1999

Searching for the parents of John W. ANDERSON born 22 January 1823, in Indiana. He married Sarah SINCLAIR in 1843 in Macoupin County. Twelve children were born to this union. John died in Kansas in 1897. If you have come across this name in your research, please contact me. I have info to share.

GRAY, JACKSON, KELLEY, QUICK posted by Barbara Brown on Monday, April 19, 1999

Looking for the family of John GRAY b.abt 1824 d.1860 m.Nancy QUICK. Children George GRAY m. Rosie JACKSON, Mary GRAY m.Edward KELLEY

ANDERSON, HENDERSON, JONES, SINCLAIR posted by Kathy Martin on Saturday, April 24, 1999

Seeking information concerning the family of Able/Abraham SINCLAIR who married Nancy JONES in 1818 in Anderson Co., TN. Children born to this union include: Sarah SINCLAIR b. 1821 married John W. ANDERSON; Charity SINCLAIR b. 1827 married Daniel HENDERSON; Rebecca, John, Alexander, William, James, Mary E. b. 1841 in Macoupin Co.; and Martha F. b. 1844 in Macoupin Co. Would like to share what I have in exchange for what you have.

BOGGS, CLARK, PARSONS, POINDEXTER, ROBINETT posted by Gary Clifton on Sunday, April 25, 1999

Looking for family of JANE B? CLARK (b. 1835, Greene County), daughter of PETER CLARK and ELIZABETH CAMPBELL, both of Greene County, IN. Jane married STEVEN HARRISON POINDEXTER (b. 1814, d.~1870)and lived in Macoupin and Shelby County. They had children: PETER (B.~1845), SARAH A. (B. 1842), GEORGE (B. 1850), FLORILLA 'FLORA' ALICE DALE (B. 1854). SARAH A. POINDEXTER married RICHARD JEFFESON ROBINETT of Virden, FLORA married ABNER BOGGS in Terre Haute, IN. There are extensive family lines for the CLARK-CAMPBELLS, POINDEXTERS, ROBINETTS, and descendants of Sarah A. who later married a SAMUEL H. PARSONS in Kirwin, KS. in 1883.

HUBBARD, MEACHAM posted by Bob Bowen on Tuesday, April 27, 1999

Seeking info on A.G. Meacham b. abt 1835 Rochester NY. m.Mary Ellen Hubbard abt Jul 1850. Place of death expected to be at Brighton, Brighton Twp(?). Death date, burial date, cemetery etc. TIA. Bob.

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