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Debra Saathoff Tue May 13 18:52:55 1997
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 12:04:46 1997
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 18:00:41 1997
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 Hancock Co., 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? Carol Austin

=L. Hamrick Tue Jun 3 17:31:42 1997
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 Nauvoo. 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), Julia A. BRANDON, Gailbraith Lynn BRANDON *my ancestor*(1839-1895; m. Narcissa Lee SMITH), George Matthew BRANDON (1842-1900; m. Laura Ann GEDDES), Richard 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. (Which cemetery?) 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 1854. 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 11:51:56 1997
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, children; EMMA (married Daivid Piker), MATILDA(married Lindsey Cohen), JAMES FRANKLIN, CHARLES, ISADORA (married Wm. Wheeler), GEORGE WASHINGTON, 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 16:21:11 1997
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 20:05:06 1997
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 15:08:43 1997
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 10:23:51 1997
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 18:56:30 1997
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 Co., Ky.

David Crocker Sun Jun 29 19:42:14 1997
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 19:42:14 1997
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 16:16:33 1997
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 Orleans?

Pam Crawford Sun, 3 Aug 1997 14:01:45
My name is Pam Crawford and I am doing a little research on Jacob Ray Crawford. 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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