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Debra Saathoff Tue May 13
Outhier,Francis b.abt 1800 in France. Found on the 1850 Federal
Census for Hancock Co.,IL. Can't locate him after that. Any information
on the Surname Outhier will be a great help.
Charlene Cowdry Fri May 16
Looking for John HOLDEN b.?, d.Aug.1878 and Keziah (?) HOLDEN b.?,
d.Jan.1878. Their son Daniel P. HOLDEN married Angeline WHITTLESEY
around 1851. Daniel and Angeline had four daughters Emma, Sarah
Jane, Louisa, and Mary. Angeline died around 1864. I would like
to find a marriage record for Daniel and Angeline and also a death
record for Angeline. I am also trying to place Angeline's father
in Hancock Co. His name was John WHITTLESEY. If anyone can help
it will be greatly appreciated.
Kathryn Parks Thu May 22
I am searching for William Henry Bowman son of John George
Bowman and Mary Fouche Bowman. He would have been 14 yrs old in 1902.
He was not living with his dad and his mother was deceased. I would like
to know who he resided with.
Carol R. Austin Fri
May 30 17:15:28 1997
Looking for info on descendants of Daniel GRAHAM/GRAYUM and his wife
Elizabeth ENTSMINGER. They had three known children, Lewis Nathan, Jane
and Mary. Jane married Harrison DOWNING in 1837 in Hancock Co., IL.
Daniel was supposed to have lived in Birmingham, Schuyler Co., IL. Daniel
was b. ca. 1789, son of John GRAHAM/GRAYUM and
Margaret Esther SHEPARD,
and Elizabeth was the dau. of John ENTSMINGER and Jane REESE. Jane and
Harrison DOWNING were supposed to have lived in Pontiac, IL later and had
at least two sons, Frank, ca. 1839-1874, and Samuel, ca. 1846-1874. Were
there any others?
Carol R. Austin Mon
Jun 2 20:57:50 1997
Compiling Graham/Grayum genealogy. Seeking descendants of Lewis GRAHAM,
wife Frances, dau. Henrietta and son Nathan, who appeared in
St. Mary's Twp. in 1860 and 1870. Lewis was b. 1820, Frances 1822,
Henrietta 1851, and Nathan 1853. In 1860 Lewis's father Daniel, age 70,
was enumerated with the family. Can anybody help?
=L. Hamrick Tue Jun 3
Izora Simpson was born near Warsaw on April 20, 1856. Her
parents were Reed Simpson and Lovica Butler. I have no dates
on her parents, or where they were from. I only know that
they later moved to Dade County, Mo.,then to Iola, Kansas.
Can anyone help me with this family? Thanks so much!
Davis Allen Tue Jun
3 13:52:33 1997
In 1846 Richard Hancock BRANDON (1809-1854) and his wife Magdalena Mary
FAVORITE (1814-1891) bought a 160-acre farm in Macomb. They arrived in
Macomb in 1839. Their arrival coincided with Joseph Smith's arrival at
They were Republican and attended the Presbyterian church in Fountain
Green. They had eleven children. At one point (date?), some of the family
moved to Iowa City IA where Richard died in 1854 of cholera.
Magdalena moved back to a town near Macomb, where she died in 1891 at the
age of 77.
The children's names were James BRANDON(1838-1911; m. Sarah Jane
MARSHALL), Elias M. BRANDON, Teresine C. BRANDON( -1889),
BRANDON, Gailbraith Lynn BRANDON *my ancestor*(1839-1895; m.
SMITH), George Matthew BRANDON (1842-1900; m. Laura Ann GEDDES),
Hancock BRANDON (1843-1863), Eddie BRANDON (1845-1846),
Mary A. BRANDON
(1848-1854), Elizabeth M. BRANDON (1849-1905), Edwrad Hancock BRANDON
(1855-1901, m. Addie UNDERKOPFLER).
Many of the family members are buried in a cemetery in Fountain Green.
I'm curious to know about Gailbraith Lynn BRANDON's short service in the
Civil War. Why was he discharged? My mother believes it was mustard gas
poisoning. He fought in Co. A 118th Illinois (mounted) Infantry. He was
discharged in Springfield.
Where was the family farm? Richard B. left it to Gailbraith Lynn B. in
What attracted the Brandons to Macomb? They came from Dayton OH and
Huntingdon PA in 1839. Was it the rich soil, the offer of 160 acres of
land if they farmed it, John Deere steel plow, which had been perfected
several years before, and the Illinois legislatures approval of dollars
to build a railroad network.
Or were they attracted to the area by Joseph Smith and the Mormon
missionary movement? Did they have anything to do with the Smith
brothers' 1846 "execution" at the Carthage jail?
Any information you can provide would be deeply appreciated. I am
compiling a family history to present to my mother, Nancy *Brandon* ALLEN
later this month, but I'd appreciate hearing from you anytime.
Please contact me if I can help in your searches. Thank you.;
Stephen Fisher Fri Jun 6
Researching the Fisher's of Blandinsville and Hire Township, McDonough
County, and also Hancock County, IL. Thomas Fisher moved through Morgan
and Hancock County's ca. 1837, settling in McDounough County ca. 1840-
1843. He and sons John, Thomas H., and Abel are buried in Blandinsville.
Son Mathias is known to have moved to Missouri in the 1860's. Josiah
lived for many years in area, but final resting place is unknown. I have
much info on family that I am willing to share.
Maurine (Maggie) Beckstead
Thu Jun 5 12:12:58 1997
JAMES WASHINGTON GOLLIHER married CLARISSA ANN BLEDSOE 1861,
EMMA (married Daivid Piker), MATILDA(married Lindsey Cohen),
FRANKLIN, CHARLES, ISADORA (married Wm. Wheeler),
WILLIS, LEVA ELLEN, LEWIS SCOTT, CLEVELAND EARL.
This family lived in
Warsaw. Will share.
Carol Lincoln Anderson
Fri Jun 13 01:50:52 1997
LINCOLN/WORKMAN or WORMAN - Looking for ancestors of
Mary Isadore WORKMAN or WORMAN who was born in 1862 and married Heman C.
LINCOLN in 1880 near Dallas City.
Jennifer Payne Fri Jun 13
PAYNE: I am looking for information on Alfred John Payne, born July 25,
1811, died April 15, 1868. He married Elizabeth Hancock (born November 20,
1823, died January 28, 1892). They had two children: Alvora B. Payne
(born November 15, 1867 in Bowen, Illinois, and died December 17, 1939 in
LaHarpe, Hancock Co. Il. Alvora married Gertrude May Alton on December
17, 1890 in LaHarpe, Hancock Co. She was born Sept. 6, 1872 in LaHarpe),
and Thomas F.
Pat Hubbell Fri Jun 13
LISKEY-Henry and Fredrica Liskey from Pomerania to Burlington
Iowa 1869. Shortly after moved to Hancock Co. Il. Son Richard later moved
to Berrien Co. MI. Looking for others researching this family.
Pam Brayton Tue Jun 17
I am searching for a Charles R. Butterfield born around 1844 possibly in
Nauvoo, Hancock County, IL. I would appreciate any information on any
person named Butterfield around that time period.
Thanks in advance
Debra Saathoff Tue Jun 17
August DAVID b.8 April 1832 married around 1853? to
Virginia OUTHIER b.22 Feb. 1835. I found them in the 1860 Federal Census
for Hancock Co.,ILL. Both August and Virginia were born in France.
Looking for information on August DAVID parents, brothers and sisters.
Lonny Young Sat Jun 21
I'm hoping someone has surveyed Myers Cemetery, just outside
Pontoosuc, IL. I believe my Grandparents: Charles Young
and Alberta are buried there. I'm hoping there may be other
family there. Lyman Young is my GGrandfather, I'm trying to
locate his resting place. Can I write to Myers for info?
If so what might their address be?
Renee Schaeffer Sun
Jun 22 09:31:18 1997
EMMONS and DAY families.
Seeking any information on John W. EMMONS
and Alvin G. DAY families. Settled in Hancock Co. mid 1800's from Fleming
David Crocker Sun Jun 29
William Charles CROCKER lived in IL in 1870 (b. 1847 CON, ENG),
wife was Grace (b. 1849 CON, ENG). Their first son, Charles H.
CROCKER was born in IL 15 Sep 1870, possibly Hancock Co. This
was a mining family; were there mines in Hancock Co? Was there
a Superior Temple of Honour? Was there a town of Hancock? Help
in this quest appreciated.
MarthaBelle Nelson Sun Jun 29
Acquilla Asher married Sadie Beaver of Hamilton in 1914. They lived in
Hancock Co., until his death in 1933. Looking for any information on
this family. Martha Asher e-mail [email protected]
Kathleen Wiese Fri Jul 25
Looking for information on Andrew LACROIX, born in Scioto County Ohio,
circa 1807, and emigrated to Illinois in the 1830s. He was listed as a
farmer, Hancock County, in the 1850 census, along with three sons, Isaac,
John and George. He may have lived in Schuyler County prior to this time.
His half-brother, Peter F. Serrott, also emigrated to Illinois. Was
Andrew LACROIX the father of my g-g-g grandmother, Louisa LACROIX, born
in Scioto County, 4 January 1832, who by 1852 had emigrated to New
Sun, 3 Aug 1997 14:01:45
My name is Pam Crawford and I am doing a little research on Jacob Ray
He was born on 06/14/1883 to Ernest and SarahJane White Crawford
in the county of Hancock. all we have i a copy of a birthcertificate
they lived in Hamilton illinios. what other information do I need to send. I haven't much...
thank you, Pam Crawford, wendell, Idaho
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