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JACKSON posted by Kenneth Jackson on Monday, February 16, 2004

I am searching for the parents and siblings of Arthur Jackson. Arthur was born 1900 in Modesto, Illinois.

BETTIS, RAY, RHODES, SHAW posted by Robert Ray on Monday, February 16, 2004

Looking for info on James W. Shaw b. 6 May 1840, Lived in Nilwood, Married Nancy Ann Bettis. Their youngest daughter is my Grandmother.b. 9 Feb.1882. Need info on Eliza (Elizabeth) Rhodes married Frank (Francis Marion) Ray in 1880's.

DUMAS, GILL posted by Jo Rice on Monday, February 16, 2004

I am searching for information re Shadrach Gill (Shadrich/Shadrick/Shederick...many variations), born ca. 1835 in Maryland, who married Susan E. Dumas, born Oct. 10, 1845, in Georgia. They were married Dec. 31, 1865, in Macoupin County. I believe their children were John W., Albert, Charles, Margaret, and Susan. Thanks for any help or leads.

BARNES, SHAW posted by tom shaw on Monday, February 16, 2004

The 1880 census for Honey Point, Macoupin, Illinois shows Wolford Shaw, (Anguish Evan Wolford Shaw) living in the household of Ninean BARNES.....He was 18 at the time of the census...I am trying to locate his parents at this time, they were Evan, and Elizabeth Shaw, also he had several brothers, and sisters that should have ended up in this area also..I can't seem to locate any of them...They also lived in Greene County around this same time..Any help would really be great..Thanks, Tom Shaw

ATTEBERRY, ATTERBERRY, BURGE, CHERRY, DAVIS, LEONARD, MITCHELL posted by Chris Grove Surgis on Monday, February 16, 2004

Seeking information on Edward O. LEONARD, who married Della ATTERBERRY 4-4-1889. Della is the d/o of Louis Marion ATTERBERRY and Louisa SMITH ATTERBERRY. Possible children are Mabel J and Fannie LEONARD. Other surnames connected with this Atte(r)berry family are: DAVIS, BURGE, CHERRY, PEEBLES, MITCHELL. I have a lot of info on Atteberry, need Leonard information. Any help appreciated. Chris Grove Surgis

ATTERBERRY, CHERRY posted by Chris Grove Surgis on Monday, February 16, 2004

Seeking information on Rosamond CHERRY who married Everett Allen ATTERBERRY 12-1- 1897 in Palmyra, IL. Everett was the s/o Louis Marion ATTERBERRY and Louvisa SMITH ATTERBERRY. Need information on children: Velma, Lawrence, Georgia and Ethel. I have a lot of ATTERBERRY info, but need help with CHERRY. Any help will be appreciated. Chris Grove Surgis [email protected]

UTT posted by Pat Mitchell on Monday, February 16, 2004

Seeking birth place in PA for Jacob Utt , age 71, seem on page 125 of the 1860 Macoupin Co census., Thank You

CHANCE, RHOADS posted by Richard Hay on Monday, February 16, 2004

Attention "Rhoads" scholars - I am searching for my great great grandfather's sister and her husband - Jemima Chance Rhoads & John Harrison Rhoads. Want to know when they died and where they are buried. Jemima & John lived on adjoining farms in Shipman Township growing up. They were married in 1872 and had 4 children - Charlotte, John F, Arthur, & Leaness. John Harrison Rhoads was a son of Richard & Hulda Stout Rhoads. John came from a large family and John Harrison had a twin Caroline - they were born in 1844. Jemima was born in 1854. Jemima's siblings were Mary Ann, Ezekiel, Matthew, and Charlotte. 1900 Macoupin County census has John & Jemima living in Shipman township. They owned land in Shipman township. I'm guessing they died between 1900 & 1910. In 1880 they lived in Roundtree Township in Montgomery County. Jemima was daughter of Charles & Elizabeth Darr Chance. John & Jemima's daughter, Charlotte married Cyrus Morris and they lived in Macoupin & Jersey County. Charlotte died about 1945 and her brother, John F. Rhoads was listed as a survivor living in Medford, Oregon.

HUKILL, RUSSELL posted by Phyllis Lightner on Monday, February 16, 2004

I am looking for any information concerning William Warren Russell and/or any of his ancestors. He married Louisa Anna Hukill in Macoupin County around 1890 and two children - Irl Buffington (1894)and Lorraine (1900) were born to them while they lived in Macoupin county. In 1906 they moved on to North Dakota and eventually ended up in Butler County Missouri. I am also looking for any information concerning his wife Louisa Anna Hukill and her relatives. She was born in Missouri and I beleive may have come to Illinois with a brother, possibly James.

GIRARD, LAIR posted by Donna Garrison Cross on Monday, February 16, 2004

I am searching for info of my grandmother Dorothy Louella Girard Garrison. Her parents were Frances Girard and Winnaford Lair. My spellings may be off. She was married to my grandfather James Robert Garrison Sr.

KARRICK, KERRICK posted by Donna Garrison Cross on Monday, February 16, 2004

I am searching for info on my great grandmother Nellie Karrick. She was married at least three times the first being my great grandfather Jerry William Garrison.

DAMM, JACKSON, RIGNEY, SARGENT posted by Lisa Brown on Monday, February 16, 2004

My grandfather was Carl Damm, who lived in Girard, IL I am looking for any information or pictures related. I also have some that already has been shared by others. Also, his wife was Vesta Damm ( Jackson).

JACKSON, MCINTYRE, MILLER posted by Jane Taylor on Monday, February 16, 2004

Captilla Jackson m. Edward Livingston Miller in Macoupin County in 1885. Their daughter, Alberta, had a brief marriage to (?) McIntyre. They had one child, Virgil Edward McIntyre. Would like to find the given name of (?) McIntyre, and have more data to share on Captilla's descendants, if anyone wants this. Captilla was the daugher of George Jackson and Mary B. Morris. Thank you. Jane Taylor

DUFFY, WILLARD posted by Kathy Davis on Monday, February 16, 2004

Looking for information on Anthony Duffy and family. He was born in Ireland in 1825, married Margaret Sherlock Carroll, probably in Middlewich, England, and immigrated to the US in 1859 with his wife and her two sons, Thomas and John Carroll. Stayed in Alton for the first winter then moved to Macoupin County. He worked as a laborer and coal miner. He and Margaret had six children, Anthony, Patrick, Mary, James, John and Martin. Mary married a Willard. Anthony died on 2/7/1902. I am most curious as to what brought them to this area.

MEFFORD posted by Bob Hannan on Monday, February 16, 2004

I am looking for Harry Mefford born Gillespie, Ill circa 1887-1888 also name of his father. Harry Leroy Mefford WW1 draft registration states he was born in Gillespie, Ill.In the 1930 census he is living in Cook County Ill.; wife Edith Stohr children Edith, Dorothy, Ralph, Harry. Any information on Harry's father or mother would be much appreciated. Thanks.

BOSTON, JENKINS posted by Cheryl Boone on Monday, February 16, 2004

Looking for information on John and Martha Boston Jenkins, married in Macoupin County March 16, 1834. Specificaly, names of parents and children. Anyone with information, may contact me at [email protected] Thanks.

NORTON posted by Paul Norton on Monday, February 16, 2004

Looking for cemetery which has Stephen and Sybil Norton buried in Palmyra Illinois; death in early 1830s.

CUMMINGS, RUYLE posted by Deanna on Monday, February 16, 2004

I have some photos of the headstones in Ruyle Cemetery and some photos of some members of the RUYLE family including Daisy RUYLE b 5 FEB 1884 in Macoupin Co. d. 21 AUG 1963 in Champaign Co (my g-gma). James Monroe "Roe" RUYLE, Della RUYLE and Frank RUYLE. All are children of John P & Caroline CUMMINGS RUYLE. Willing to make copies.

STREBEL, SWANICK posted by Mary Gillmore on Monday, February 16, 2004

Looking for STREBELs in Macoupin Co., esp. Virden area after 1880. Were involved in coal mining industry. Later moved to Springfield, Sangamon Co. Thanks!

CARNES, KARNES posted by C.J. Phelps on Monday, February 16, 2004

Looking for information regarding Louisa Carnes/Karnes (born Macoupin,IL 1840) married to G.W. Vineyard.

BLOOME, TECKLENBURG, ZENGERLE posted by butch konneker on Sunday, April 25, 2004

Seeking info on the Henry TECKLENBURG and Dena BLOOME union. Possibly Henry age 17 appears in 1880 census son of Charles and Caroline. Dena 14 appears in 1880 census a daughter in the Conrad and Dena BLOOME household. Conrad is the son of Christopher Bloome by his first wife name unknown. Conrad married Dena ZENGERLE.

HETTICH, HETTICK posted by Susan Morris on Sunday, April 25, 2004

My gg grandfather, Barton Hettich(k), came from Germany around 1845 and settled first in Illinois and then Texas. He married Nancy Neil in IL 1859, had 5 children (Samuel, Monroe, John, Melinda, and Charlie), then moved to TX between 1873 and 1876 and had one more child, Ida. Does anyone have anything on this line?

CRAIG, FLOURNOY, KEEL posted by Nora Tocus on Sunday, April 25, 2004

Searching for the obituary of Reverend Larkin CRAIG who died 14 February 1881 near Gillespie in Macoupin CO IL. He was a Baptist minister who served as Illinois State Senator 1832-1838. His wife was Nancy Martin Keel d/o Carter Keel and Rachel Flournoy. All settled in Macoupin CO soon after 1840. I believe all are buried in Blevins Cemetery on private land in Macoupin CO. Please contact direct .

GRAHAM posted by Cathi L. Gross on Sunday, April 25, 2004

I am looking for those who are buried in Sulpher Spring Cemetery, in the Township of Nilwood, Macoupin County, IL. Is there anyone who can do a cemetery walk or picture take. I am looking for the graves of: 1. Eli Graham, died December 18, 1876 in Nilwood, Macoupin County, IL 2. Lavina Graham, died October 12, 1853 in Nilwood, Macoupin County, IL 3. Jesse A. Graham, died July 27, 1900, in Nilwood, Macoupin County, IL 4. Narcissa Fletcher, died April 11, 1873, in Nilwood Macoupin County, IL. Thanks for your help. sincerely, Cathi Gross Please write to me at [email protected] PS. Would be Happy to pay for a copies of Pictures of tombstones etc.

GRAHAM posted by Cathi L. Gross on Sunday, April 25, 2004

How does one send for this information? I would like to have a copy of these two records. Birth Index 1, Macoupin County Illinois, Earliest Births through 1881 (G) Graham, John and Loretta, John, 1880, B, 343 Graham, Wm L and Malisa, Edward, 1882, 1 , 317 Thanks for your help, Sincerely,

CRAIG, FLOURNOY, KEEL, KEELE posted by Nora Tocus on Sunday, April 25, 2004

Searching for obituary of Larkin CRAIG b 1793 NC d 14 Feb 1881 Macoupin CO IL near Gillespie. Resided Macoupin CO from ca 1840 until his death. Was Baptist minister. Served as Illinois State Senator 1832-1838 at Vandalia. Wife was Nancy Martin KEEL or KEELE d/o Carter KEEL or KEELE and Rachel FLOURNOY. Known children were Frances Scott CRAIG, William CRAIG, Martha CRAIG, Jesse CRAIG, Thomas CRAIG, and Mildred Amelia CRAIG. Larkin CRAIG is thought to be buried in Blevins Cemetery on private land. Please contact direct .

GWIN posted by ann givens on Sunday, April 25, 2004

What happened to John and Mary Gwin who were in the 1850 census for Macoupin Co. Ill...Ann

GREENWALD, HEYEN, SCHOLING posted by William Johnson on Sunday, April 25, 2004

I am looking for decendants of William Janson Heyen born in Osterfriesland, Hanover, Germany(?) and died 16 July 1877 Macoupin County Illinois. can any one help?

CRITES posted by Rev. Dewey Leon Everts Jr. on Sunday, April 25, 2004

I am looking for the birth and death dates of two daughters and one son born to James Henry Crites and Lilly Myrtle Crites. Both of the girls are buried in Elmwood Cemetery. Both were purportedly born in Litchfield(this is questionable). All three are born between 1903 and 1908. The boy is named Ross Crites. he is my uncle. The girls are Louise J. Crites, (record says died in infancy, no birth date.) Hazel Blanche Crites was purportedly born April 17, 1904 and died May 20, 1905.(record ?) The are my aunts who died in infancy, says the recorded matter in the Crites History booki. All three could have been born in Hillsboro but why then are they interred in Litchfield. The oldest sister, Stella May Crites was born in Coffeen and is buried in Litchfield. I think in the same cemetery with the other two girls. As for Ross Crites, ABSOLUTELY NO RECORDS EXIST FOR HIM ANYWHERE. It is assumed by the researcher that he was born in eiher 1907 or 1908 in Hillsboro. I am a disabled retired minister on Social Security it would cost me $60 to have this checked in the Hillsboro Courthouse with the possibility of all the above not being accurate and the $60.00 is not refundable.Is there anyone out there who would consider doing it for me. The other 4 children are accounted for.

HALE, JENKINS, MAYERNICK posted by Wanda Bober on Sunday, April 25, 2004

Can anyone tell me if the elementary school that years ago was referred to as the "Old North School" was in Virden or Girard.?

GAYDOS, MARTON, MINOR posted by Carolyn Foxworth on Sunday, April 25, 2004

Researching the Andrew and Mary Gaydos family that lived near the train station in Benld, IL. The WWII registration said Andrew lived on W. Oak and worked for Superior Coal Co. in Wilsonville #4 mine. I am trying to find the connection to my grandparents, Charles & Anna (Marton) Minor.

BISSELL, SAWYER posted by betty gilbert on Sunday, April 25, 2004

I am trying to locate anyone that knows of Coston and Angeline [Bissell] Sawyer. They were married in Macoupin county 1857. They moved to Texas around 1866. Need information on their families. I would be grateful for anything. They are my ggrandparents. Betty Gilbert

BRIDGEMAN, BRIDGMAN, CARNES posted by Lena Truster on Monday, July 26, 2004

Who are the parents of Philip Bridgman/Bridgeman b. 1796 probably DE or MD? Married Sarah Carnes b 1804 MD in 1818. Do not know where married. Contact [email protected]

BESS, BRIDGEMAN, BRIDGMAN posted by Judy Schmick on Monday, July 26, 2004

Who are the parents of William BRIDGMAN / BRIDGEMAN b. 1816 IL or TN, married Indiana (Anna ) BESS b. 1815 IL 1834 Coles county IL. Contact me at [email protected]

DAVIS, FONES, HAMPTON, MORGAN posted by Becky Bowman on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am trying to find anyone with information on the Meece (Now Emerick) cemetery in Brushy Mound. We have been told that it was a family cemetery (confirmed family members there) but that the man who took care of the cemetery has died and no records can be found. We suspect that there are more family members buried there without headstones. Would there be somewhere else to search for those records? Any help would be appreciated.

COLLINS, DUDLEY, GREEN, GREENE, JONES, PHELPS, RAUH posted by Charles Henry Dudley on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am looking for any information on the Dudley Family, my grandfather Henry Edward Dudley was a coal miner and lived in Staunton with his wife Ethel, they had 11 sons and 1 daughter. One of there sons was my father Lewis Jenkins (Nick) Dudley, Born March 9, 1920, passed away February 3, 1998. My Grandfather Henry was born March 10, 1884 in England and passed away in December, 1973, my Grandmother Ethel (Maiden name of Jones?)was born February 17, 1888 and passed away in May, 1976. My Grandfather was active in the coal miners union. Any information on my family will be greatly appreciated, you can e-mail me at [email protected], or you can write me Charles Henry Dudley-3924 Iris Drive-Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35404. Thanks in advance for your time and trouble. Charles

RENFROW posted by Ruth Clark on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am trying to find anything on Robert Wayne Renfrow. He is my grandfather. Robert had two children from his marriage to Emma McQueen. But he must have been divorced or died young. His son Arthur was born in /Clinton Co. Il. Roberts parents were suppose to have been born in Ill. I think later, they lived around Quincy , Hannibal, St. louis area. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Ruth

PRELOGER posted by gary preloger on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am doing a family search. Would like to have any info. about my family name. I had relatives living in Macoupin county. Any info. would be very helpful. Gary Preloger 2545 center st. Granite city Ill. 62040 (618) 876 2649

CUMMINS, HAMILTON, HOOD, HUSKEY, PEEBLES, SMITH posted by Donald R Carter on Monday, July 26, 2004

Searching for marriage or maiden name of Fanny, wife of Asborne Hood, found on 1840 and 1850 census, in Chesterfield Twp. Macoupin Co. Also decendents of Martha (Patsy) Hood and Hezikah Smith md Dec.23,1838 in Macoupin Co.Children: Josiah,William R. Reubin M.,Elizabeth Ann,Sarah M,James W, 2nd. marriage Geo.G. Hamilton Oct. 1,1861.

DAVIS, HALL, WYZARD posted by Becky Bowman on Monday, July 26, 2004

Can anyone do a 1900 Macoupin Co IL Census lookup for Malinda and Oliver Hall--she may already be married to second husband, John Wyzard, by then. Thanks, Becky Bowman

CLEVENGER posted by patsy erwin on Monday, July 26, 2004

Would like to find Mary P. Clevenger first husband she married William Tosh Sept. 21, 1850 in Macoupin co. She had 4 children at that time James M Clevenger 16, Isaac, 8, Thomas 6, Hugh J 3, there was a David Tosh age 13. This was the 1850 census for Macoupin county. James was my great grandfather would like to find his father. [email protected]

ANDERSON, DAVIS, WYZARD posted by Becky Bowman on Monday, July 26, 2004

Anybody have cemetery books for the Anderson Cemetery in Carlinville Township and the Plainview and Hilyard Cemeteries in Hilyard Township? I am looking for Lewis Anderson and Malinda Wyzard in Anderson and Elizabeth Davis in all three. Maybe someone knows where the Wyzard families may be buried. (John E. Wyzard b. in Nilwood. Thanks, Becky

DAVIDSON, OSBORN posted by Linda Cassidy on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am looking for information on Martha Davidson who married Andrew Osborn in Macoupin, Illinois in 1849. On this list, in another query, I saw a query concerning James Draper who married Elizabeth Davidson in Macoupin County around 1850. Think Martha and Elizabeth may be sisters? Any info on Elizabeth please contact me at [email protected] Thanks for any help.

ARNOLD, LINDER posted by Mark Bates on Monday, July 26, 2004

any records relating to the above individuals who resided in Macoupin County at the time of the 1860 Federal Census. Jemima Linder appraised her real estate at $400. Cannot seem to find any record of property ownership, nor any information as to her deceased husband. Any help would be appreciated.

LUNCEFORD, LUNCSFORD, LUNSFORD posted by patricia stevens on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am searching for an obituary for my ggrandmother, Rose Luncsford or spelled (Lunsford) (Lunceford). She died on Jan.13,1909 in Bunker Hill, Macoupin Co. Her husbands name was John Henry Luncsford. Rose was born 12/1870 in Alton,IL. Childrens names were: Carl, John, Loretta & Martha. Any help would be so appreciated. Thank you. Pat Stevens

HARRISON, RAFFERTY, READER, SMITH posted by Don Reader on Monday, July 26, 2004

Seeking contact with descendants of Jeptha and Winifred (Winnie/Winey/Winna)Harrison READER, arrived in Macoupin County, IL from Overton Co., TN about 1830. Jeptha's son Paschal was a JP and State Representative, active in Democratic Party, also known as "Squire" Reader, presumably because of landholdings and JP appointment. Paschal's land transferred to sons G.W. and William D. around 1863, suspect due to arrest by Union authorities for protesting Army recruitment in the County. Paschal was arrested and spent months detained in Old Capitol Prison (Old Brick Capitol Building) in Washington, DC. After war, with reputation tarnished, and bad blood with neighbors, he travelled to Lancaster, TX to visit brother-in-law Joseph Rafferty and scout out possible land purchase to move family there. However, he took sick, died, and was buried there, but his monument is in the READER cemetary in Village of Reader just west of Carlinville. Of his three sons, only G.W. and William D. had children, however G.W. had two sons, Ernest and Irvin, but only Ernest had children, one son, my Dad, E.G. READER. Descendants of William D. READER are our closest READER relatives. I had a short contact with cousin Robert (Bob) READER by e- mail, but then he was non-responsive. He did say he had a brother. I think they live in the Spokane, WA area. I would really like to contact one of them and share family history. Thanks!

REYNOLDS posted by Don Matson on Monday, July 26, 2004

Need a lookup in cemeteries of the area of Macoupin County that includes Bars Store (Barr Twp.?), Palmyra & Scottville. The n.w. part of Macoupin Co. Looking for dates & cemetery of burial for Nancy Reynolds, wife of Lewis Reynolds Nancy b. ca. 1826-27 d. 1866-70 Their children who may be buried nearby somewhere Susan F. Reynolds b. 1854 Robert B. Reynolds b. 1863 Thank you.

WHEELER posted by Dave Tannahill on Monday, July 26, 2004

Searching for descendants of the Wheelers of Scottville area

CAUDLE posted by Carol Cox on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am researching Joshua CAUDLE (born 1770 in Chatham, North Carolina) married Elizabeth Green (born 1780 in North Carolina). I have travled with them up to Macoupin County, Illinois. I can find no death date for either. Familysearch has Joshua dying in Wayne County in 1850 and Elizabeth dying in 1860. I did not see them in the Land Cemetery where I see several of their kin. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

COLLINS, STIVERS posted by Sally on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am looking for any information regarding the Stivers,and Collins. Their names are Charles Wesley Stivers, Randell Stivers, Permelia and Ellen Stivers. Any information will be helpful....Thank you....Sally

COOK, HAMPTON, HUDDLESTON, KINDER posted by Ruth Miller on Monday, July 26, 2004

I am looking for information on Wilson Hampton who married Martha Huddleston in Macoupin County in 1836. He can be found on the 1840 and 1850 census and it is possible that he originated in Tennessee. There is a Hiram Hampton who married a Sarah Duncan - I am wondering if he is any relation? Any information would be great and I will share anything new I have.

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