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Pat Smith Thu Aug 14 16:29:00 1997
Kennedy, Dickey, Smith. I am tyring to find anything on William H Kennedy. He was married to Sara L. They are buried in Scott Cemetery East of Plymouth. I think it is in McDonough Co. They had a farm near Plymouth. They raised 4 children there. Can't find anything, birth, marriage, death. Know he died in 1919.Sarain 1888. William was born in 1829. Also looking for William Perry Kennedy, their son. Born Plymouth, June 14 or 19 1868. Married Rose Dickey in colchester in 1888. Josiah Dickey and wife Mary Ellen Smith Buried in colchester. Mt Auburn Cemetery. Josiah born in rutherford,Pa. 1833. His parents were John and Hattie Dickey. Mary's were William and Rosana Vonn Smith. They raised 6 children in Colchester.William Perry and Rose lived in many surrounding co. in their lives, ending in Knox. I would appreciate any help you can give me.

Annette (Strange) Carroll Wed Aug 13 19:30:18 1997
My grandfather, Calvin Sylvester STRANGE was b. 11 Jan 1881 in Pontoosuc, Hancock, Illinois. His father was William STRANGE, b. 1850/51 in Ohio and his mother was Christina UHRIG, b. 1848 in Ross Co., Ohio. I am trying to find the parentage of William STRANGE's father, John STRANGE, b. about 1829 in Ohio.

Sandra Newman Sanchez Tue Aug 12 12:51:51 1997
NEWMAN,TINSLEY, SYMMOUNDS. I am researching the Newman and Tinsley names and would appreciate any info regarding the following people, siblings, spouses, descendants etc. William Salin Newman b. ca. 1818 he and wife Rebecca Tinsley Newman were in Prairie Township by 1870 I need a death date and place for both. Thomas Tifton Newman b. ca: 1820, Cassandra Newman Symmounds b. ca: 1822 and husband James Symmounds they were in Hancock co before 1867 and died there I need

Diane Torrez Sun Aug 17 13:17:31 1997
I am lookin for informaton on SALEM TROW he married LORAH JERRET she died in Hancock Co. abt 1850 .They had 4 children Lucina, Harrison(rode with Jessie James) ,Bill and Henry any information on this family would be great.

Jean Ohai Tue Aug 26 23:45:29 1997
Thomas A. THOMPSON died in LaHarpe, Hancock County in September 1845 at the age of about 73. He had been a resident for two or three years. His widow Charlotte left the county in 1846 with her son-in-law Asaph Blanchard. Seeking any references.

FRANK MOFFITT Sat Aug 30 96:06:49 1997
MOFFITT, John
MOFFITT, Charles Edward / born 2/14/1871 John MOFFITT was the father of charles edward. a John MOFFITT purchased federal land in hancock county on 05/30/1835. if there is any info that could be provided on John MOFFITT it could be quite helpful.

Paula Price Sat Aug 30 22:15:39 1997
I am trying to obtain any information that is available about Maria(h) WOOD WHITLEY (b.abt 1801 Upper/Eastern Canada) who married Hiram WADE or WADER (b.1793) on 9 March 1843 in Hancock County. In 1850 they were living in Henderson TWP, Knox County along with Charles, Edwin, Joseph and Phineas WHITLEY and Harvey and Lorenzo WADE. I have also come across an H. WADE who served as county clerk of Jasper County and Sheriff for Lawrence County-however I do not know if this is my Hiram WADE. Any information on any of these names would be most appreciated!!!

Liane Beckman Sun Aug 31 23:10:49 1997
CURRY, BAXTER Researching George CURRY and his wife Mary Elizabeth BAXTER. George b. 31 Oct. 1843 in Illinois d. 16 Mar. 1899 near Hanford, Kings Co., CA. Mary Elizabeth b. 14 Nov. 1843 in Illinois d. 18 Dec. 1901 near Hanford, Kings Co., CA. They had five children: Oscar, Clarence, Mabel, Annetta Alice b.21 Feb. 1874, and Perry Alexander. It is known they were living in Nauvoo,Hancock Co, at the time of Annetta's birth in 1874. Any further information about this family will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Kathryn L Garcia Mon Sep 1 06:08:03 1997
Looking for information on the EDWARDS, GAYLORD, LOVELAND and ALLRED families. These families were in Hancock Co IL in the early 1840's. They all inter-married. Thomas S EDWARDS was the head of my EDWARDS family. Merriness W. LOVELAND had a son Austin H. that married Ellen EDWARDS daughter of Thomas. Francis M EDWARDS married Lucretia GAYLORD. William Holiday EDWARDS son of THOMAS married Eliza ALLRED. They were all married in Nauvoo, Hancock IL.Can anyone supply any further information on these people?

LORI Wed Sep 3 23:04:12 1997
LONG Harve married Della WRIGHT approximately around 1910-1915. looking for their parents names. they lived in possible location of webster, il. Harve/della's children's names were Harold, Leota, Glenn, Blanche, Robert (Bobby), Helen, Ruth and few others. most children were born in webster, later moving on to fountain green, il.

John Morrison Wed Sep 3 17:36:08 1997
David Elijah YARNELL b 17 Jun 1833 Baltimore, MD married Lydia McLEAN 29 fEB 1860 Chili Twp., Hancock Co., IL Children: Harry b 13 Aug 1861 Bowen, Hancock Co., IL Oliver S. b 12 Dec 1862 Camp Point, Hancock Co., IL Marion Douglas b 25 Dec 1865 Chili, Hancock Co., IL Would like to hear from anyone researching YARNELL AND McLEAN Thanks

Shawnnee Ramey Tue Sep 16 22:07:26 1997
Hi All, I am looking for any information that I can find on ? Perry (Male). This is what I have He had a daughter born in Ohio by the name of CATHERINE ANN PERRY. She was born March 30, 1821 died in Hancock Co, Illinois February 11, 1885. She married PASCHAL CRENSHAW, Feb 28, 1839 in Hancock Co, Illinois. I have found an ELLEN or ELLINOR PERRY in the 1850, 1860. 1870, Census Records living close to Catherine, She was 59 in the 1850 Hancock Co, Census, and born in Virginia. I am assuming she is Catherine's mother because she had a son JOHN C PERRY, born in 1826 in Ohio married MARY ?There was also a CALVIN PERRY living close to her born in 1810 in Ohio. Again I am assuming these to be Catherine's brothers. I can not connect them to the family yet until I am sure that this is her mother and brothers. I have been looking for her parents for 10 years and would appreciate any help I can get. I have never come across any thing like this one in my 20 years of genealogy. It was always the mother I could not find. Is there any one out there that can help me? Shawnnee

Shawnnee Ramey Tue Sep 16 22:34:37 1997
Hi all, I am looking for any information on my g g g grandmother, MARY ANN (RUTHERFORD) BRODIE. She was married Oct 10,1850 in Warren County, Ohio To SOLOMON BRODIE . By 1860 Solomon was in Hancock Co, Illinois and was in the 1860 census records, with the children but Mary was not in the census record. Solomon was possibly a Doctor and he died in Tioga, Illinois. All the children THOMAS BRODIE, JOHN BRODIE, SARAH BRODIE were born in Ohio except for WILLIAM BRODIE, there youngest child, who was born in Illinois in 1858. I do not know when Solomon died, but he and Mary both were buried, I have been told, in the Buckeye Cemetery in Hancock Co, Illinois. I would appreciate any information I could possibly get on the family.
Descendants of Mary Ann Rutherford:
1 Mary Ann Rutherford .
+Dr. Solomon Brodie b. 1818 -Tennessee d. Hancock County, Illinois
2 Thomas Brodie b 1852 Ohio -
2 John Brodie b 1853 Ohio - 1888 Hancock Co, Illinois
+Malinda Catherine Stowe 1855-1937
2 Sarah Brodie b 1855 -Ohio
2 William Brodie 1858 -

Doug Strong Sun Sep 21 20:14:55 1997
Christina B. NELSON born 20 May 1831 in NORVU, IL. according to her obituary. She married Solomon KELLY in Carondalet, Missouri and died in Girard, Kansas. Anyone who knows where NORVU is would be helpful. Could this be Navoo in Hancock?

Richard Van Camp Mon Sep 22 09:13:30 1997
Looking for HOLMES family from Lee Co., IA. James HOLMES m. Gooley Elymus (VAN) CAMP b. 1839 in Tyler Co., VA d. 1924 in Hancock Co., IL. Any info on the family would be appreciated!


Jon Ridgeway Mon Sep 22 22:59:03 1997
Major Lewis C. Bidamon ran the Nauvoo House, later rebuilt and renamed Riverside Mansion Hotel. In 1847, he married Emma Hale Smith, widow of the founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith. She died in 1878. L.C. Bidamon then married Nancy Owens Perryman (maiden name). She may have been previously married to ___ Abercrombie? She had lived in Iowa, and was the daughter of Peter Perryman and Rhoda (Harrison) Perryman and had two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Jennett Abercrombie Thomas of Kansas City MO and Mrs May Luce of Kansas. Will exchange information.

Roy Harness Tue Sep 23 20:05:44 1997
I would like any information on the HARNESS family from Hancock and Adams counties.

Doug Strong Sun Sep 21 20:14:55 1997
Christina B. NELSON born 20 May 1831 in NORVU, IL. according to her obituary. She married Solomon KELLY in Carondalet, Missouri and died in Girard, Kansas. Anyone who knows where NORVU is would be helpful. Could this be Navoo in Hancock?
Richard Van Camp Mon Sep 22 09:13:30 1997
Looking for HOLMES family from Lee Co., IA. James HOLMES m. Gooley Elymus (VAN) CAMP b. 1839 in Tyler Co., VA d. 1924 in Hancock Co., IL. Any info on the family would be appreciated!

Jon Ridgeway Mon Sep 22 22:59:03 1997
Major Lewis C. Bidamon ran the Nauvoo House, later rebuilt and renamed Riverside Mansion Hotel. In 1847, he married Emma Hale Smith, widow of the founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith. She died in 1878. L.C. Bidamon then married Nancy Owens Perryman (maiden name). She may have been previously married to ___ Abercrombie? She had lived in Iowa, and was the daughter of Peter Perryman and Rhoda (Harrison) Perryman and had two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Jennett Abercrombie Thomas of Kansas City MO and Mrs May Luce of Kansas. Will exchange information.

Thomas Fout Fri Sep 26 16:02:49 1997
COURTNEY - Looking for information on Thomas Sylvester COURTNEY and Ancestors. Born in Chili, Hancock County Illinois in Sept. 1858. Father was George, Mother Elizabeth. Moved to Lyon Co. Kansas before 1900...That's all I know. Any help appreciated!

Margaret Jones Fri Sep 26 18:24:21 1997
Searching for information on Hugh Emanuel BIBBINS b. 12 June 1895 in Kentucky, d. June 1969 in Augusta, Hancock County IL m. Lillie Mae WALTER(S)? 7 February 1942 in Missouri.

ELVIN RAPER Sat Sep 27 06:26:10 1997
Trying to find SARAH VERNON, living in Hancock Co 1863 with granddaughter MARY V. VERNON (b1861). Thanks

Bonnie Rumford Sun Sep 28 13:24:41 1997
I a searching for death records and any other family records for Anderson Johnson Lewallen and wife Martha (Butler) Lewallen. This is my Great-greatgrandfather. He had a son Thomas Warren Lewallen who married Alice May Hughes of Clark County, Missouri and a daughter Laura Lewallen who married John Hughes of Clark County, Missouri. I know the Lewallen family lived in LaHarpe township in Hancock County in 1850 on the federal census. I have not found them after that and don't know if they died there or moved to Missouri. Many of the family showed up later in Kansas City, Kansas around 1900 to 1920 but cannot find for sure when they went to Kansas City or where they were in between.

Donna Price Sun Sep 28 17:58:39 1997
Looking for Horatio GIBSON, born 2/13/1847 in Chili TWP, Hancock County. Served in the 146th Il Infantry, Company K and mustered out 7/8/1865 listing his residence as Rocky Run. He married Charlotte HUBLER in 1880 in Neosho County, KS. They are in the 1880 census in Kansas but I'm unable to find him in any census records in Illinois. I would appreciate any information regarding his parents or siblings.

Virginia Weiss Thu Oct 2 22:29:07 1997
BEDELL, Lucian L. and Albert, brothers. Lucian born 1826 Illinois. Their mother's given name was Hannah, have not found father's name. Lucian appears in 1850 Census, Hancock Co. He graduated medical school, soon went to Wild West, eventually settled in Wyoming, Colorado. Don't have further information on Albert, but would like to find his descendants. Please e-mail Virginia, [email protected]

Joe Spence Sun Oct 5 16:56:03 1997
I am looking for any information on family by the name of ELLIS. My GGgrandmother was Sarah ELLIS Spence. She was born someplace in Indiana, May 13, 1837. When she was four years old, they moved to the Dallas City area, about 1841. Were they in Henderson County or Hancock County, I don't know? In 1857,August 6, Sarah ELLIS married Thomas SPENCE in Grundy County, MO. Sarah ELLIS's father was born in Maine, and her mother was born in NY, first names unknown, and marraige location unknown, also burial place unknown. Are they buried in Henderson County?

Pat Smith Sat Oct 11 07:17:23 1997
Is there a Scott Cemetery in Hancock Co.? It would be near Plymouth. I am looking for the place that my great grandfather is buried. He was William H. Kennedy and the cemetery is supposed to be by an old church and near the Kennedy farm. Sarah Kennedy would be buried there too. Thanks

Katherine G. Sullivan Sun, 09 Nov 1997 01:17:06
I research Alfred and Susannah (Perkins) SPANGLER. They actually lived in Adams Co., IL from 1848 to before 1870, but their son Jefferson Spangler lived in Hancock Co. No burial site has been found for my Spanglers in Adams Co., and I wonder if they are buried in Hancock Co.? Any assistance appreciated.
Pat Smith Tue, 11 Nov 1997 08:08:36 PST
I am looking for info on PRUDENCE KENNEDY CECIL. She Married ANDY CECIL and had Dau. ALICE. Also sister JOSEPHINE KENNEDY SHAEFFER Married MEL SHAEFFER and children GLENN, ORMA and ROY. They were born in Hancock Co. and would have lived there from 1860 on. Any info will be appreciated. They had a brother CHARLES KENNEDY. He moved to Carthage and hasn't been heard of since.
T H Pfeiff Fri, 14 Nov 1997 21:17:50
I am doing a geneology search on the family of Thomas Gittings, whose family lived in Dallas City. My mother, Vesta Gittings was one of four girls and three boys. My maternal grandmother's maiden name was Derle. I would like to find out enough detail about my grandfather and grandmother Gittings so as to trace his ancestry line back as far as possible.


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