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DAVIS, STONE posted by Mildred Stoneman on Tuesday, May 4, 1999

Francis STONE married Hariett DAVIS around 1832, where did your person find this info. Do you have anything else on either, what about their 3 children in 1840 census? thanks Also there was a man my ggranfather's age in the census, could he have been a brother to Hariett, or Francis's friend/brother.

BROWN, PETERSON posted by Carol Brown Hoskins on Thursday, May 6, 1999

I am looking for info on JAMES BROWN b. abt 1817 pos. Ohio, m. KIZZIAH PETERSON July 24, 1838. Was listed in 1840 census for Macoupin County. Hd three children while there: 1st died, 2nd George Washington abt.1842, 3rd William Thomas abt. 1844> Arkansas abt 1845. 4th Isaac Frances, 5th John M., 6th JAMES HARVEY>California 1852 7th Squire, 8th Sophia, 9th Sarah, 10th Edward, and 11th Andrew. JAMES BROWN d. before 1870 CA census. Who were his parents and siblings?

CLINE, FOSTER, SHEPPARD, STERLING posted by Mary Lou Ridgeway on Saturday, May 8, 1999

Looking for parents of Arthur Leland Sheppard born 11/3/1861 in Girard, Macoupin Co., IL. Evidently they both died and left him an orphan. He married Veronica Diane Cline about 1887, possibly in Illinois. One known child: Edbert Edgar Sheppard born 3/5/1889, possibly in Illinois. He married Mabel R. Foster (Sterling) about 1913 maybe in Wood River, Madison Co., IL. At least that's where their first child was born. Mabel was born in Havana, IL. and first husband was Ira S. Sterling, of Mclean Co., Funks Grove.

BETTIS, BRUNER, BUSH, CLEVENGER, CORDER, DEVAULT, HART, JENKINS, ROSE posted by Shawn Corder on Friday, May 14, 1999

Searching for the James and Mary Bruner family, along with the John S. and Margaret Ann Bush family of Macoupin County, Illinois. John and Margaret Bush are buried in the Union Grove Cemetery, and James and Mary Bruner are buried in the Panther Creek Cemetery. Would like to find living relatives of this family line.

PITMAN, ROWLAND posted by Stanley Odell on Saturday, May 15, 1999

Ann Elizabeth ROWLAND was born 1834 VA (where?), she was the daughter of Leonard G. & Naomi H. Rowland. (what was Naomi's maiden name? They moved to Macoupin co Il about 1838. Ann married John Lester Pitman 1857 Macoupin co Il. She died 1-22-1915 Greene co MO.

JOHNSTON, PITMAN posted by Stanley Odell on Monday, May 17, 1999

Lewis Andrew Pitman was born 2-22-1782 in KY or VA (Where?). Who were his parents? He married Nancy Johnston 12-25-1802 Mercer co KY. They lived in Macoupin co IL 1828-1949. Their children were: Mary, John Lester, James Harvey, Hannah, Sarah, Eunice, Diannah, and Malinda. He died 3-28-1849 in Nilwood, Macoupin co IL

JOHNSTON, PITMAN posted by Stanley Odell on Wednesday, May 19, 1999

Nancy Johnston was born 1779 in VA (Where?) Who were her parents? She married John Pitman 12-25-1802 in Mercer co KY. They moved to Macoupin co IL 1828 where she died 1849.

BEIER, BEYER, REINHOLD posted by sharon ann williamson buford on Wednesday, May 26, 1999


ANDERSON, BORROUGH, BROCK, CHERRY, KATZMAREK posted by Kim Brock Ahlgrim on Saturday, May 29, 1999

Many of years of ancestors lived in Macuopin County. I am looking for a connect more branches to the tree. Here are a few names... Zebulun & Minerva (Soloman) Cherry (m. 1845), - They had a daughter Alice Bell Cherry (b. 1857) Harbird Borrough married Alice Cherry - they had a daughter Fannie Kate. John Anderson married Fannie...the had Alice and John Anderson. Alice is my grandmother. If you know of a connection...I have more facts...and stories! Kim Brock Ahlgrim

RHOADS, RHODES posted by John W. Rhoads on Sunday, May 30, 1999

Searching for info on Walter Anderson Rhoads,Father-Madison Rhoads, Mother-Harriet Chism from Charlottesville,Va About 1800. Walter Died in Macoupin Co. June 4, 1942, was married to Sarah E. Rhoads whose father was William Heddy Rhoads. Thanks.

NIECE, PINKERTON posted by David Wing on Wednesday, June 2, 1999

Looking for info on the Pinkerton family. William jasper Pinkerton married Huldah E Niece. His father was Henry B Pinkerton.

LUEKER posted by A. J. Fields on Thursday, June 3, 1999

Will greatly appreciate a lookup on the 1870 census of Macoupin Co. for CARL/KARL HEINRICH "CHARLEY" LUEKER born 1838 Prussia. Need name of spouse and children. Thanks, A. J.

CASWELL, MOOR, WATKINS posted by Wayne I Caswell on Friday, June 4, 1999

Looking for Caswell ancestors, any info i can find..THANK YOU WAYNE I CASWELL

DAVID, FAULKNER, JARVIS, LOYD, ROBERTS, TOWNER posted by Judy Critchlow on Friday, June 11, 1999

TOWNER, DAVID, JARVIS, ROBERTS, LOYD, FAULKNER...Someone in Macoupin Co., IL raised the children of Felix and Rebecca (Hunt) Faulkner. The above names are surnames of spouses of their children, namely: Louisa, Laban, Samuel, & Mary Ann Faulkner. SOUND FAMILIAR??? Please contact me. I have all info on family except WHO RAISED THEM... Time period 1860-1875. You don't need to be related to reply. Got an idea how I can find this info? email me, please. THANK YOU - Judy C.

KLETT, WALLACE posted by Scott W. Wallace on Friday, June 11, 1999

I am looking for information on Lillian or Lilly Marie Klett b. 1867. Her parents were John C. Klett and Charolett Winn or Uinn. She married William A. Wallace in 1889 at Decatur, IL. I noticed that a Charles Klett died in Stauton in 1923. Connection between John C. and Charles Klett? Not many Klett's out there. Thanks for your time.

WOOD posted by Blake on Sunday, June 13, 1999

Some names of the Woods I'm looking for information on are James Madison Wood & Gordon Elvin Wood Sr.

FINLEY, REES, REESE posted by Jill Adami on Thursday, June 24, 1999

REES(E), Leah B.: Born abt. 1823 in VA and is most likely the daughter of Jacob REES b. abt. 1774 in VA and his wife Hannah b. abt. 1777 in PA per the 1840 Macoupin Co. census. May have had a sister named Malinda. Leah m. Thomas J. FINLEY on 20 May 1841 in Macoupin Co. Had the following children: (1) William H. b. 1844 Macoupin Co.; (2) Christopher Columbus b. 1846 Macoupin Co.; (3) Simon Peter b. May 1848 Macoupin Co.; (4) John B. b. 1850 Macoupin Co.; (5) Mary Elizabeth b. 1856 Macoupin Co.; (6) Stephen A. Douglas b. 1858 Macoupin Co.; (7) Howard E. b. 1861 Macoupin Co.; (8) George E. b. 1864 Macoupin Co.; and (9) Charles Henry b. 25 Dec 1867 Barton Co., MO. Thomas J. FINLEY on 17 Nov 1857, Macoupin Co., Barr Precinct, was commissioned Justice of the Peace. (Executive Record of 1856-1860, Vol. 7, p. 203.) Leah B. REES(E) Finley is found on the 1850 and 1860 census of Macoupin Co. and her husband, T. J. FINLEY (with the family) is found on the 1865 IL State Census of Macoupin. Thereafter, Leah is found on the 1870 and 1880 Barton Co., MO census and is presumed to have died there. Any help connecting with parents and siblings of Leah B. REES(E) would be tremendously appreciated!

BURGDORFF, HENTTIES, STAATS, UPPERMAN posted by Cynndee Norman on Monday, June 28, 1999

Looking for information/decendents of Herman & Dorothea (Hentties) Burgdorff, Julius & Johanna (Upperman) Staats, all who immigrated to Carlinville, Illinois from Germany in the 1850's. I would love to contact anyone related to these families.

HOOLEY, KEENE, PRICE posted by K. Keene on Tuesday, June 29, 1999

Researching information on Charles Price married to Margaret Hooley around 1938. Margaret was from the Shipman/Plainview area later moved to Carlinville. Margaret later married Thad Keene. Any info on Charles Price needed.

CARTER, TENNANT posted by June Palmer on Wednesday, June 30, 1999

Carter, Ephraim Tenny. b. 1848 Pa, died 1898 Carlinville, Macoupin, Il, buried, Morrison, Whiteside, Il. wife Josephine Tennant b 1852 New Milford, Susq. Pa. d. 1936 Fenton, Whiteside, Il. Children: Frances G. b 1875, Frank Edgar b 1878, Vivian b 1883.

GILLAM, HADLEY, MCKINNEY, OTWELL posted by Jerry Newman on Friday, July 2, 1999

I am looking for decendents of John McKinney, Jr. who was born in South Carolina in 1760, migrated to Illinois around 1800 and died in Macoupin County in 1843. Three sons and one daughter migrated to Texas in 1846 but three daughters married and stayed in Illinois. Diadema McKinney married William Hadley, Mary (Polly) McKinney married Bill Gillam, and Susan McKinney married a Mr. Otwell. I would love to correspond with anyone related to them. Their brother, Thomas Jefferson McKinney was my great-great grandfather. Thanks, Jerry Newman Bardwell, Texas

SMITH, WALKLEY posted by e walkley on Tuesday, July 6, 1999

I am researching Mildred Smith, born 1908 Gillespie, Ill. She married Merton Walkley and they lived in St. Louis, Missouri. She may still be living. I need her parents names. I need to know her whereabouts if she is still living

CRAIG, DAVIS posted by Maggie Ambler on Wednesday, July 7, 1999

I am Maggie CRAIG Ambler (born Oct 30, 1953.) I am new in genealogy and am searching for information on my father's family. My father was Ralph Curtis CRAIG Jr. Born in Gillespie on January 8th 1928 to Ralph Curtis Craig Sr and Gertrude Henrietta Davis. I understand his father died shortly after his younger sister Shirley was born, around 1930. The main link to his family is the middle name "Curtis". I believe his grandfather was named William Curtis, he had uncles named William Curtis and Earl Curtis and the middle name Curtis was given to male children for several generations back.

CHASTAIN, HOWERTON posted by S Drago on Wednesday, July 7, 1999

My G.grandfather said his mother's name was Rachel Howerton, who married Marshall Calvin Chastain. G.grandfather was born in Macoupin County, IL. Does this perhaps link with what you know?.

HARVEL, HARVELL, REYNOLDS, WYER, YOWELL posted by Linda Flesch on Thursday, July 8, 1999

Looking for descendants of Emmer Wyer of Macoupin Emmer Wyer 1809 OH - 1877 Macoupin Co., IL Mary Ann Harvell 1818 IL - 1875 Macoupin Co., IL Children; John Obed Wyer 1840-1840 Nancy Jane Wyer 1841-1877 m. John M Reynolds Susannah Wyer 1844-? m. John Harvel Irene Wyer 1847-1849 Sarah Ann Wyer 1850-? m. John Jasper Yowell Asa Revel Wyer 1856-? Barbara Wyer 1859-1877 searching for graves of Emmer Wyer and his wife daughter Nancy Jane Wyer Reynolds buried in Sulpher Spring Cemetery

BOWERS, EUBANK, FOILES, HARVELL, NEWELL, REYNOLDS, WYER posted by Linda Flesch on Thursday, July 8, 1999

Working on Reynolds Genealogy of Macoupin County Thomas J Reynolds 1807 VA - 1866 Girard, IL Clarissa E (Newell) Reynolds 1816 - 1897 children; John M Reynolds 1836-1886 m. Nancy J Wyer Emaline M Reynolds 1837-1838 Ruth A Reynolds 1838-1878 m. Isiah Foiles Clara E Reynolds 1840-1915 m. Jacob Harvell Margaret M Reynolds 1841-1842 James H Reynolds 1843-1897 m. Lucinda Benn Asahel H Reynolds 1845-1931 m. Ida A Bradley Thomas Jr Reynolds 1848-1894 Emma A Reynolds 1850-1891 Mary R Reynolds 1851-1926 Francis L Reynolds 1854-1854 William H Reynolds 1855-1918 m. Lou J Bowers Stephan AD Reynolds 1858-1936 Marcellus J Reynolds 1861-1939 m. Ida M Eubank looking for all descendants.....

REIHER posted by Christian Heinkel on Thursday, July 8, 1999

Any information about the Reiher family of Macoupin County, specifically Sophia Reiher born in 1868

BOWEN, BRADFORD, DARRAH, SWEETING, WAITE, WASHER posted by David Bradford on Thursday, July 15, 1999

Seeking help with BRADFORD's circa 1790 through the "War Between the States" - especially Sgt Ira A. Bradford or his father Joseph. Thanks.

CLARK, HENDERSON, SKEEN, STEINMETZ posted by Steve Steinmetz on Sunday, July 18, 1999

I am Looking for information on the family of Nancy Elisibeth Clark who married George H. Steinmetz.Father's name could be Benjamin,John or William:?" there were a lot of Clark's around the county back then and these would have lived on what is called the Carlinville prairie.

HAWORTH posted by Bruce Allan on Monday, July 19, 1999

Looking for information on George Haworth who emigrated from Wigan, Lancashire,England and must have been in Staunton between 1882 to 1886. My great uncle William (Bill) was born in Wigan, on 23 Oct 1876,my great aunt Jane born in Staunton on 12 Jan 1882 and my great uncle James born in Staunton on 1 Jun 1886. Your help on this matter would be appreciated.

STRAND, THOMPSON posted by Stein Auestad on Tuesday, July 20, 1999

Looking for descendants of James (Jens) T. Strand, who is listed as buried at Virden Cemetery, Macoupin Co Dec. 25, 1915. When emigrating from Norway in the 1860's, he first moved to LaSalle Co., where he joined the 82nd Illinois Infantry in 1864. He was the brother of my ggg-father Sam Thompson, whose whereabouts in the US are unknown. Sincerely, Stein Auestad

HARRIS, HORTON posted by Dorothy Bittmann on Tuesday, July 20, 1999

Dixie May Harris, the daughter of Franklin Harris was my great grandmother. She is thought to have been born here in Macoupin County. She lived her life out in Union County, Kentucky. She was born on April 28, 1890. Any connections would be appreciated. She is my brick wall, so to say..

HART posted by Chris Downing on Thursday, July 22, 1999

HART family. My 4th greatgrandmother was Susan HART Roberts. She was born in 1801, married in 1818 in Maury Co., Tn. She moved with her husband to Montgomery Co., Ill in 1828. In a local history, printed in 1872, it says that Susan had a brother named JOHN HART who settled in Macoupin Co., Ill. I would like to find out who JOHN and SUSAN HART's parents were and where they were from.

MCCRACKEN posted by Judy DeWerth on Thursday, July 22, 1999

Looking for parents & siblings for Samuel McCracken born 1819 PA died Greene county IL and Alexander McCracken born 1822 PA died 1866 IL Joseph McCracken born PA listed in 1860 Macoupin county IL census. Dick McCracken s/o Joseph & Mary McCracken born 1862 IL died 1941 Virden Macoupin IL Is Joseph related to Samuel & Alexander McCracken??? Judy DeWerth 108 Timberlake Circle Inman SC 29349

KARRICK posted by Barbara Thomas on Tuesday, July 27, 1999

I am researching the Karrick Family that moved to Macoupin County from the Bath County, Kentucky area. I believe that my gg-grandparents left Kentucky sometime after 1877. I would appreciate any information.

CORDUM, OSTERCAMP posted by Barbara Hitch on Friday, July 30, 1999

Searching for descendents of Weye Ostercamp and Minnie Cordum. Weye born 1879, Macoupin County, IL, died 1966. Minnie born 1881, died 1970. This family is part of the Cordum family that I am researching.

CORDUM, FRANKE, WEYEN posted by Barbara Hitch on Friday, July 30, 1999

Searching for descendents of Weye Henry Weyen, born 1893, Cahokia Twp, Macoupin, IL, wife was Helen Franke, born 1898, died 1979 This family is part of the Cordum family which is my main research.

BRUMMETT, KING posted by Charles A. Clay on Sunday, August 1, 1999

My gmother, Easter Idora BRUMMETT, b. 25 Sep 1883 in Macoupin Co., possibly Palmyra. Her mother' name was Mary KING and I would like to find heparents names if possible. Help from anyone out there would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, and take care. Charles

BOTKIN, WEBSTER posted by Janie Botkin on Monday, August 2, 1999

I am trying to find any information about James Botkin who was first married to Mary, but divorced by 1846. He then married a Martha. He lived in Macoupin county during this time. Any info appreciated.

BURGDORFF, LIPPOLD, MEIER, MEYER, ROHR, WIETRIZIKOWSKI posted by Mary Fambrough on Tuesday, August 3, 1999

I am seeking information on the WIETRIZIKOWSKI/ROHR/BURGDORFF/MEYER/MEIER families. John WIETRIZIKOWSKI immigrated to Carlinville from Schoenbeck (sp?), Germany, about 1909. His wife, Josephine, and children, Margaret, Helene, and Gertrude, and a nephew of a friend, Herman LIPPOLD, later immigrated to Carlinville about 1911. John worked as a coal miner in Carlinville. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

BUTCHER, GARRISON, MIZE posted by Eddie Mize on Wednesday, August 4, 1999

Mize Family Jacob Mize | Wesley Monroe Mize | Loren Eugene Mize | Robert Eugene Mize | Edward Eugene Mize

BURTON, GRIFFITH posted by Mary Kopp on Thursday, August 5, 1999

Looking for information on Margaret Burton b;1835 Married Jonathan Griffith July 5,1852 Father was John Burton b;1795 in va Mother was Jane Rule b;1810 in Tenn. Margaret & John's children's were; John Burton Griffith b;1854 Sarah Griffith b;1855 Elizabeth b;1857 Joseph b;1858

BAINBRIDGE, NANTZ posted by Robert Bainbridge on Monday, August 9, 1999

I am searching for the final resting place of Dr. Absalom Bainbridge and Elizabeth Taylor, who married in Frederick County, VA in 1793 and settled in Louisville, KY. I do not know when they died or where they are buried. I Absalom died about 1815 and Elizabeth in 1848. Their children were John Washington Bainbridge (1796-1853), m. Maria Nantz and went to Carlinville, IL and then California; Mary Harriet Bainbridge (1799-1859), m. Matthew Nantz and followed brother to Carlinville, IL; William Phillips Bainbridge (1803-1850), m. Euphan Cooper; Mortimer Phillips Bainbridge (1808-1857), m. Elizabeth Mason Hooe and went to King George County, VA; Ariminta Bainbridge, m. Cassaday; and Juliet Bainbridge, m. Grief Price..

BROWN posted by Joan Flatt on Tuesday, August 10, 1999

I just read an old query on a Mithero Berzanes Brown. I tried to e-mail the submitter but to no avail. I may have ancestral and collateral information on this family. E-mail me directly. Joan

MOORE, PENNINGTON posted by David Little on Friday, August 13, 1999

Interested in exchanging information about the following family: Jeremiah Moore b. abt. 1830 New Jersey married Adelia Pennington. Listed in 1860 census in Macoupin. Children include: Francis b. abt. 1856, Josephine b. 25 Oct. 1859 Macoupin, John L. b. abt. 1865.

BURTON, HAMMOND, MOORE, ROBERTS, VAUGHAN posted by Nancy Moore on Saturday, August 14, 1999

I am looking for descendents of Mordecai Moore and Elizabeth Waters. Children Nathaniel, Margaret, Isaac, Milton, poss. Evan. Children Evan, Martha, John, Mary, Sarah, Nancy, Matilda, Albert, Robert were children of Isaac. John Milton married Elizabeth Vaughan.(Brothers Robert, James)Children of John Milton were Sarah, Celia, Amanda, William. Amanda married Henry Hammond and had Ralph.Sarah married Henry Burton.Celia married James Riley Roberts.

ICKES, RAILEY, SLEEK, SLICK posted by Nancy Agnew Peche on Saturday, August 21, 1999

I'm trying to locate ancestors of Mathias ICKES who died in Virden, Macoupin Co. IL in Jan. 28, 1889. Mathias ICKES was the son of George Washington ICKES and Susan SLICK, born: ca 1834 - 1838 in Bedford Co, Pa. His siblings were: Jacob, Margaret, Mary, Ellen, John W., Elizabeth, Samuel B., Hester. William D., Leroy, Nathan and Catherine ICKES who married Francis M. BIXLER. His wife's name was LUCINDA [maiden name unknown] in the 1880 Census and his two children listed were Suie E. ICKES age: 2 & David F. ICKES age: 3/12. He might have also been married to ALICE RAILEY. Bedford Gazette, Bedford County, Pa. Feb. 8, 1889, Page 4. Mathias ICKES died Jan. 28, 1889 at home residence Virden, ILLINOIS, brother of Mrs. F. M. BIXLER.

GATES, PADEN posted by Robert Fletcher on Sunday, August 22, 1999

Interested in James D. Paden, b 16 Feb. 1854, Nilwood, Macoupin Co., IL who married Lunetta A. Gates, b 1 April 1862, Sangamon Co., IL on 11 Jan. 1882, Macoupin Co., IL. 1. Harry J. Paden 2. Charles H. Paden 3. Frederick Le Roy Paden, b 13 Nov. 1883, Nilwood Any information most welcome.

BALLINGER, FLETCHER, MCELVAIN posted by Robert Fletcher on Sunday, August 22, 1999

Interested in Jason N. Mc Elvain, d 14 Feb. 1904, Girard, Macoupin Co., IL who married Mary Elizabeth Fletcher and then Nancy J. Ballinger on 16 June 1877. Had two children: 1. Joseph Mc Elvain 2. Pearl Mc Elvain Any information most welcome.

BRAMAN, SMITH posted by Charles Smith on Wednesday, August 25, 1999

Looking for imformation on Jessie, Charles and Maude SMITH who were living with Jessie BRAMAN in the 1880 cenus in Nilwood twp. Illinois. Parents were Charles and Ellen SMITH. My gr-grandfather was in the 1850 census for macoupin county. so hoping these are the SMITHs I am looking for.

SEELEY posted by Stan Heginbotham on Tuesday, August 31, 1999

My wife's great-grandfather, William SEELEY was born August 23, 1856 "on Lookinglass Prairie, Macoupin Co., Illinois." His father, Roswell Hamilton SEELEY seems to have been a doctor that moved frequently in St. Louis and to the east and north-east threreof. Could anyone tell me where Lookinglass Prairie is?

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