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LEONARD posted by georgia grisolia on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

I am looking for the names of Thomas Leonard's parents. He was born 1854-1855 in VA. His father was born in Ireland. He was killed in 1915 by a train. Any information would be appreciated.

MADISON posted by Carol Lei on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Looking for any information on Homer Madison son of Hiram Madison and Almyra Bissell Madison. Would like to find birth date and parents of Hiram Madison.

BANGERT, VANGERT posted by Kimberly Pratt on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Emma Marie Bangert, my great grandma, was born Dec. 10, 1876 in Nilwood, Macoupin County, Illinois. Her father was Philip Bangert, I believe he is buried in Carlinville, Ill. Emma's son, Clair, is my grandfather. I know she is buried in Michigan. I am looking for any information about Philip. My grandfather said the name may have been Vangert in the past but changed when coming to America. I know they are German decent. I have grandma Emma's bible.

BURCH posted by Arthur Burch on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

I'm researching the family of William H. BURCH (1834-1919) and Eliza Jane (last name unknown). William was born in New York, and Eliza in Michigan, per 1870 and 1880 Census Records for Macoupin Co., Illinois. Known children were: 1) Charles H. BURCH, born 1856 in IL. Married Nettie P. (last name unknown), and had six children. 2) Edward F. BURCH, born 1863 in IL. No further info. 3) Jennie M. BURCH, born 1872 in IL. No further info. Any information greatly appreciated. Thank you. Art Burch

BURGMANN, CHASTAIN posted by christina lammert on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

I'm looking for info on Charles Columbus Chastain who was married to Daisy. Also looking for info on any Burgmann's who live in the area and my be related to Rhodes.

ROBERSON posted by N. F. Sanders on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Looking for the parents of James Bennett Roberson. b April 5, 1861 in Wichita, Kan died Oct 23 1950. in Atwater, Il. Buried in Bethel Ridge Cem. near Atwater. He was the son of John B. Roberson and wife Emma. Need more informaion on John B. Roberson and Emma. Thanks, NFS

BETTIS, DODD, HART, PITCHFORD posted by Alice Bettis on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Looking for information about Sarah Dodd Hart and her spouse Bert Hart. They lived in Virden, IL when I was young and they are my great grandparents. I would also like to figure out if these Harts are related to my husbands Bettis line. He is a descendant of James Alexander Bettis. Thanks for any information.

BETTIS, CAUDLE, PRATT, REDFERN, ROBERTS, RUYLE, SEATON, SHAW, STEWART posted by Judith E Caudle on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

I am looking for any one has information about the Pratt Family (ENGLAND). John and Mary Ann Harper PRATT, came over with their children. Elijah m. Martha Pitman. These are Jennie's parents Jennie married Claude O Caudle. Thank you for any information.

BRANDENBURGER, LEE posted by sue lee on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

My distant gt gt gt uncles moved out and resided in Bunker Hill where Samuel Lee owned a hotel and his brother a racehorse called Brilliance. Any info on the Lee family would be great. One of them married Louisa Brandenburger and another I think married Mary Maloney. I had information but since house move have mislaid it all.

ANDREWS, MEEKS, PRICE posted by Wayne Pitcher on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Charles Andrews wife Nellie Meeks. Dave Andrews wife Emma Price. I would appreciate any info on this Andrews family. They lived in Macoupin County, the town and township of Virden.

TENNIS, TRAVIS, WARBURTON posted by Patrick Dempsey on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Looking for info on TENNIS family, Samuel d:1865 b: Litchfield m:Emma WARBURTON b:1830 d:1860 child Emma Maud m: David TRAVIS

PEEBLES posted by Dot Chute on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

I am searching for family of Ilia Peebles. He married Sarah Ann Sharp in 1850 in Macoupin County. His marriage application was signed by William Peebles (Ilia was under age). I have information on his children, etc. I am looking for his parents names as well as any brothers and/or sisters he might have had. Was he family of the Peebles who came from Hart County, Kentucky? If so, what is the connection. Ilia was my GGGrandfather.Thanking anyone in advance for your help. I would be most happy to share information that I have on his children, etc.

DINKERMANN, GUENTHER, KEMENA, ORTLEPP, PRANGE posted by Ben Kemena on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Looking for any information on the following family: Carl Heinrich Kemena and Marie Kemena nee Dinkermann (Dinkelmann) immigrated to the United States in 1880 along with their three year old son, Heinrich Frederich. They settled in Macoupin County later that year and made Mount Olive their permanent residence by 1884. Carl, Marie and Heinrich anglicized their names to Charles, Mary and Henry. Charles and Mary had seven children, but only three lived to adulthood. Charles and his oldest son Henry, worked in local coal mines near Mount Olive. Charles worked in the mines until he was 75. Henry started working in the mines at age 6 -- and full time by age 8. Carl (Charles) Kemena (1850-1933) Marie (Mary) Kemena nee Dinkermann(1853-1903) Three sons lived to adulthood: Henry Kemena (1877-1938) married Helen Guenther (1878-1922). Henry and Helen were from Mount Olive and moved to Oklahoma as farmers (thrilled to leave the coal mines). Henry is my grandfather. Emil Kemena (1883-1948) married Mathilde Prange (1880-1974). Emil was born in Gillespie and married Mathilde from Walshville. Emil attended seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota and was a Lutheran minister in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana. Fred Kemena (1888-1951) married Hannah Ortlepp (1894-1978). Fred was born in Peru and settled in Springfield. He was an engineer on the St. Louis-Chicago USPS mail trains. Thanks for any help or reference! Please note my new email address....

TALKINGTON posted by patricia talkington on Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Looking for decendants of Jesse Floyd Talkington.

CHERRY, LAIR posted by Marjorie Voss on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I am searching for the burial place of James Pleasant "Plez" Lair. He died in 1920 in Exira, Iowa but I have been unable to locate a burial for him in this state and I am wondering if he was returned to Macoupin County. Also that of his first wife, Harriet Rudge Lair. Would certainly appreciate any help.

BISHOP, PAYNTER posted by Ruby Porter on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Andrew Jackson {Jack} Bishop and his brother Simson left Carlinville abt 1860 and went to Sunfield IL by covered wagon according to family historians. I recently found them in the 1850 census of Macoupin Co. They are sons of John and Catherine Bishop. They have a connection with the Paytner families. It appears they were in Macoupin County as early or earlier than 1840. Looking for any lead on this family who migrated from Virginia to the Carolinas, possibly TN, as Catherine's b.p is TN in census and on to Carlinville IL. Thanks.

KIMBALL, KINDBLADE, MUZZY posted by Mary E Akin on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Am interested in finding information re Francis G. Kimball, who anglicized his name from Franz Gustavus Kindblade in about 1855. He was born in Sweden. He married Harriet F. Muzzy, born in New Hampshire, in 1959 in either DeKalb or Kane county. The 1910 census shows them living in Macoupin County in Gillespie. He worked as a blacksmith. Their children were: Isabelle Elizabeth, Albert Gillman, William Henry, Cora Edna, Francis Arthur & Milnetta Mattie. Would like to know date & place of death of each, if available, and any information about their children that is available. Will gladly exchange information. He was an uncle to my ancestor, John Frederick Kindblade. Thanks for any help.

ALDERSON, ALLYN, BROWN, CONLEE, DRUM, FLETCHER, NEAD, VANWINKLE posted by Robert Fletcher on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I am interested in R. J. Allyn C. W. Van Winkle W. T. Brown Hiram Drum R. K. Alderson J. G. Nead L. G. Brown R. L. Conlee J. Q. Fletcher. All lived around the northern part of Macoupin Co., IL. Robert Fletcher [email protected]

COATES, DAVIES, GRIFFITHS, MARTIN, PRICE posted by Jean Hohimer on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I would appreciate any information regarding these relatives.

BULLARD, TERRELL posted by Sharon on Saturday, March 31, 2007

TERRELL- WWII-Sub. USS WAHOO. The US Navy has officially announced the findings of the submarine in La Perouse Strait, Northern Japan, is the WWII Submarine, USS WAHOO (SS-238) Loss date of Oct. 1943. The following data is regarding a Sailor known aboard the boat. Any known family, friends or knowledge regarding the family would be appreciated. Thank You! Sharon William Clifton TERRELL. Quartermaster. Third Class. From: Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL. [On Eternal Patrol. ] TERRELL, William C. Inducted from:KY. [WWII&Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas] TERRELL, William C., b. 22 Oct 1920. Anderson Co. Mother: Eunice TERRELL. [KY: Births Index. 1911-1999] TERRELL, William Clifton, Quartermaster 3c, USNR. Mother: Mrs. Eunice TERRELL-BULLARD, 503 Orient St., Carlinville {Macoupin Co.} IL. [IL- WWII Casualty List. Navy, Marines & Coast Guard] I have other data collected on this family but have not been able to put all the pieces together and reach any family of the Sailor.

NEIL, TUCKER posted by Sarah Hill on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I am looking for information on Robert Tucker and Sarah O'Neal (O'Neil) from Palmrya, Macoupin County. I am needing information about either one of them and their parents. Robert's date of birth was March 1835 and Sarah's was April 1840. I do not have a death date on Robert, Sarah's was Sept 24, 1904 (I believe). If anyone has any information, please email me. Thanks!!

DAVIS, ROSS posted by Mark Ross on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Looking for old photograph of John Casper Ross and/or Anna M. Davis. They would have lived in the Macoupin area between 1861-1863, Plainville. They were married in 1862 there, and he served in the Illinois 32 rgt, company C, discharged in Oct. 1862.

BROWN, FERRIS, SPENCER, VANDERGRIFF posted by Jerry Bailey on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Looking for William Robert FERRIS information. First wife Sarah VANDERGRIFF (Divorce/death?) Do know he left and settled in Osage City KS with second wife (Mrs. Alice BROWN (SPENCER)). What town did he live in; in the county, any family with him? Who was Jane Pear? Or point me in the right direction. Thanks. JB

DRAKE, PALMER posted by Beth Williamson on Saturday, March 31, 2007

John Palmer and his wife Elizabeth landed in New Orleans on March 30, 1852 and were in Macoupin Co. IL in the 1860 census. Their daughter Martha Palmer married Joseph Cullen Drake in Macoupin Co., IL. Her sister Harriet and husband Seth Smith were also Macoupin Co., IL residents, arriving in the U.S. at the port of New York in 1855. Is John Palmer buried in Macoupin Co.? The family is associated with Woodburn and with Bunker Hill.

SCHRADER posted by dennis paul on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Looking for cemetery/burial info on Anna Schrader (interred about 8 December 1921) & husband Fred buried Mt. Olive City Cemetery.

BEHME, CAMERON, EMERICK, GIMLIN, ROGERS, SHORT, WOODWARD posted by Carita Curtis on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I am seeking information on the descendants of Louisa M. Short and her third husband, Charles H. Emerick. Thanks. Carita Curtis

STROH posted by Peggy on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Bernard George Stroh b1877-d Apr 1939 Macoupin co, IL; wife Rosa bca 1879, da Florence bca 1906, Mildred bca 1908, Loretta bca 1910. Last noted on 1930 IL, Macoupin, Gillespie census; girls were still living at home. What happened to this family?

MCDANIEL posted by Lisa Vincent on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Seeking any info about Hardin L. McDaniel and his siblings, children, etc.. They were in Macoupin county around 1835 to 1842 or so, before moving on to Gibson County, IN.

BLANKENSHIP, CAUDLE, CLARK, HOBSON, PITTMAN, PRATT, REDFERN, RUYLE posted by Judith E Caudle on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I am looking for some one or any one information about Robbert Clark of Barr, Macoupin, Ill. Robbert had a dau. Ollie who married Charles Peter Hobson.They were married 29 Jun 1897. They had one son Leo Leon Hobson 1866-1915.

CHORN, CLARK, CUTTER, GOLDSMITH, HOBSON, SAMUELS posted by Judith E Caudle on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I am looking for any information on Ollie Clark of Hettick,Il who married Charles P. Hobson 30 Jun 1897.Charles 1866-1915-Ollie 1878- 1944.They only had one son Leo Loen Hobson 1899-1962.I need to know who Ollie parents were,These are my grandparents..Thank you for your help.

CAUDLE, CLARK, PITMAN, PRATT, REDFERN, SEATON, STARR, STEWART, SWIRES posted by Judith E Caudle on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Iam looking for any information on Amberson Seaton m. Kathern Delana Sandford. She died in Mo. I need to know where Amberson and Kathern were buried. Plus I need to know the children's names. Thank you for your help.(GGGG)uncle to husband.

BOSTON, CLARK, SEATON, SHARP, STARR, STEWART, SWIRES posted by Judith E Caudle on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I need some help on John E Boston/Nancy A Seaton. I need children name, dates, who they married..1.Bessie Belle Boston 1901-2002-Clarence E Sharp b.oo d 1945...Bessie is my hushand's 3rd cousin. Most of the Seaton live around Atwater. Thank you for your help. Judi

BAPITIST, BEST, CAUDLE, PITMAN, PRATT, TATMAN, WALCHER, WATTS, WEATHERFORD posted by Judith E Caudle on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Elijah Pratt 1863 eng.- Married Martha Pitman 29 Dec 89 Macoupin co., IL.They had 5 Children.William H 1888- 1969, Albert 1895-1956, Jane "Jennie" 1896-1990 (m. Claude Otis Caudle) g.parent, Charles, Joseph 1890-1970, But Martha had a son George W Pitman who married Freda Lyles..Can any one Help me with this family.Thank you for your help.

ROBINGS posted by Pat Hammerstein on Saturday, March 31, 2007

My gg grandmother's brother was Andrew Robings. His son Ambrose is listed at Brighton and Carlinville. I believe he served in the American Civil War. If anyone can tell me anything more about this family I would be very pleased.

LENTZ posted by Dale Lentz on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Greetings. Looking to solve a family mystery. We believe the father of my Grandfather Frederick Harvey Lentz, born in 1886 is Charles Lentz, born in 1865. I do not know anything about him or who his wife was. I remember visiting descendants in Carlinville, IL in the 1940's & 1950's, but my family has not kept the older records. Any information would be most appreciated. Sincerely wish the Residents of Carlinville and Macoupin County the Best of Health and Happiness. Dale Lentz

MORSE, PATCHEN, WILLSON posted by J B Winzinger on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Morse family members were friends of Edward Willson Patchen's family (E. W. Patchen was my maternal grandfather). I've just received some old family letters, including one from Tom M. Morse in North Carolina to my great aunt, Harriet Stoddard, discussing a Morse family history book. The letter date was 1980. Copies went to Alice Morse Tozier and Winifred Morse Wild. If anyone in the Morse family wants a copy of the letter I would be happy to send it; just e-mail me directly at [email protected]

BONNER, HARTMANN, HOHNSBEHN posted by Fran Newkirk on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Requesting information on Surnames Hohmsbehn Immigrated 1896, Hartmann Immigrated 1891

CARRIER, DOTSON posted by R.Lokken on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Looking for any information on the CARRIERs of Girard IL. Emily CARRIER DOTSON. Her parents were John and Elizabeth.

BAILEY, CAUDLE, CLARK, ENGLAND, PRATT, REDFERN, RUYLE, SEATON, STEWARD, STEWART posted by Judith E Caudle on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I am looking for any one who knows John ENGLAND m. Jane BAILEY 4 May 1843 Macoupin Co.IL. They had 3 children Mary A ENGLAND 1844, William S ENGLAND 1846, George W ENGLAND 1848. They went to Kirksville, Adair, Mo. They are buried there. Jane Bailey England m. George SEATON 1850 Macoupin co.,IL. Thank you for your help.

CARRICO, SMITH posted by John D. Sissom on Saturday, March 31, 2007

I have been looking for information on Mary J. Carrico as it relates to her fate for several years. This my first query in several years on this line. Mary J. Carrico was born c. 1857, in Illinois, probably Macoupin County, for she is found there in 1860 living with her father, Alexander Carrico. Alexander is single at that time. (I did not presume to call him a widower.) In 1860, Alexander Carrico is living with the Ransom family, along with Mary J. Carrico, who is apparently his child by an earlier marriage. My mother indicated that this could have been the case, for there were times when her mother, Laura Carrico White, made comments which indicated that there could have been a half-sister in the family. When Alexander Carrico married Cassandra Margaret Smith in 1864, he had a child, Mary J. Carrico, born ca. 1857, in Illinois. No more has been located on this person. We can tell from the 1870 census record that for a while both Mary J. and Laura Ann Carrico lived in the same household. Alexander married my great grandmother 15 Sep 1864 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, Illinois. I have his subsequent history. I need some information relating to Mary J. Carrico. According to the Carlinville Democrat for Thursday, September 10, 1874, "Mr. Alexander Carrico, who lived three miles east of town, after returning home from town Friday evening in getting out of his buggy stumbled over a can and fell to the ground striking on his head and breaking his spinal column. He died in a few hours. He was born in 1816." Thanks, John at Sissom dot org

ENGLISH, LAY, RING, VANCLEVE, WEST posted by Beryl S. Poteat on Saturday, March 31, 2007

Levin N. English born 1858 married Temperance Illinoie Lay 25 Jan. 1899 in Macoupin. They lived in Shaws Point on the 1900 and 1910 census. I think Levin died before 1920. His parents were Levin N. English and Mary Van Cleve West who also were living in Shaws Point on the 1870 and 1880 Census. Temperance remarried to W K Ring. She died 1967 and is buried in Elmwood Cem. Litchfield, Montgomery, IL. as Temperance English. I believe Levin and his parents are probably buried in Shaws Point. Does anyone have access to the cemeteries in Shaws Point to see if they are buried there? The father Levin N. English died about 1896. I do not have a death date for the mother Mary. Thank you for your help Beryl S. Poteat [email protected]

CAUDLE, HARPER, MAN, PIT, PRATT, STULTS posted by Judith E Caudle on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I am looking for information on Martin Stults married Ella Pratt(1898) They had Roy Coy,Pauline,Opal,Albert,Wayne,Anna,Walter..I need to know who Ella Pratt parents were.Say parents were from England. Thank for your help.

BLOOME, KASTEN, PERROTTET posted by Ellen Chase on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Irvin H W Kasten, Louise Bloome, August Perrottet

ALLEN, GIBSON, NEAD, VANWINKLE posted by Robert Fletcher on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Any information on Javan Gibson Nead, R. J. Allen, and Charles Van Winkle most welcome. They were chater members of Modesto, IL. I would be interested in any information. Thank you. Robert Fletcher

BAGBY, BASSO, DOOLEY, TKACH, VOYLES posted by Deb Dooley- West on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I am try to gather information on my ancestry lines.

COLLINS, MILLER posted by Sandra Perry on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Looking for info on William T. Collins family in 1880 Macoupin Co IL census. he aged 42. Wife Sarah 35, son Leroy 4, daughter Rosela 2. Where did this family go after this? unable to locate in 1900 census.

ISAACS, LYON, WALKER posted by Roy A. Milner on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Looking for information on Richard Augustus Wilkes ISAACS, born 1774, died 1845 in Macoupin County, IL. He was married to Mildred WALKER, born 1794, died about 1850 in Madison County, Illinois. Mildred WALKER married Robert LYON September 26, 1848 in Macoupin County Illinois. I would like to find information on Uriah ISAACS, born 1832-1835, child of Richard ISAACS and Mildred WALKER. The 1850 census of Madison County, Illinois shows him living with Mildred WALKER and her second husband, Robert LYON. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Roy

HUTSON, KING posted by Dianne Skauge on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I'm looking for information concerning Charles Hutson who I believe was married to my ancestor, Estella (Stella) King. Charles may have been killed in a mine explosion. Charles and Stella were married March 15, 1893 in Macoupin County, IL.

BARROW, BUCK, CAIN, DENHAM, DUNCAN, LITTLE posted by Julia Russu on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I would like to correspond with people who are researching any of the above surnames in Macoupin County. I look forward to hearing from you!

DANIEL, STILL posted by Mike Vance on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Edd Still Charles W Daniel A. N. Daniel are links on mothers side of family Lived and farmed in Polk Township in Macoupin County

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