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Billye D. Jackson Mon Mar 24 07:53:06 1997
Asa GALLIMORE has a military land grant here, 6 Nov 1818. There is also a James GALLIMORE, possible brother, who was given one the same day and county, Hancock. Asa was born about 1779, married about 1803, and has a daughter Elizabeth who was born in Buncombe Co., NC, on 5 Aug 1804. She married there,18 Nov 1824, to Eldad Reed, 3rd. Asa Gallimore has land records in Buncombe Co., NC. If anyone is working on this family of GALLIMORE's, please contact me if you have any information. Billye D. Jackson, 3004 Coffey St., Victoria, TX 77901-7427. Kindest regards, and thanks.

Dorothy Willis Thu Mar 27 12:40:16 1997
NORMAN?WATSON Why did my great-grandparents, Louisa A. NORMAN and John H. WATSON go to West Point, Hancock Co., IL to be married 5 Sep. 1880 by Rev. Jas. MADISON?

Darrell Rogers Sun Mar 30 03:10:16 1997
I am looking for information on the family of James and Charlotte Muse who moved from Craven Co, NC to Straunton, Illinois sometime between 1860 and 1876. I have old letters from Charlotte to James in late 1876 before her death in March 1877. Upon her death, James was informed that she was buried in the Spangler graveyard. I would like to know if they are in the 1870 Hancock County Census, if it's possible she has a gravestone in the cemetery, and any other information about Straunton in this time period.

Rich Mather Tue Apr 1 18:15:09 1997
Sephas Carey Harris married Lucretia Emiley Fordyce Dec. 20, 1855 in Carthage, Hancock Co. IL. Their son Firman J. Harris was born Jan. 6, 1857 in LaHarpe Hancock Co. IL. I am seeking names of parents, brothrs, sisters for Lucretia and Sephas. Thank you. Rich Mather (Venice, FL)

Freda P. Summar Thu Apr 3 06:25:47 1997
Looking for HILER, HUFFMASTER, GILPIN, & GLOVER. Some of these family members settled in Hancock Co., Ill. Looking for any info or decendant.

Carl Ward Sat Apr 5 13:32:04 1997
I'm looking for info on a Zebediah Ward married to a Martha A. and any of their children living in Hancock County in 1850 according to the following census and 1870 census:
US Census Hancock County, Illinois 1850
Zebediah Ward age: 35, occu: shoe & boot maker, pob: NY
Martha A. age: 35, pob: Ohio
William H. age: 18, occu: laborer, pob: Indiana
Calib age: 16, occu: laborer, pob: Indiana
Samuel age: 14, pob Indiana
Lydia age: 12, pob Indiana
US Census Montebello Twshp, City of Hamilton, Hancock County, Illinois
Zebediah Ward age: 55, occu: Physician, pob: NY
Martha A. age: 36, pob: Ohio
US Census Fountain Green Twshp, Hancock County, Illinois 1870
Caleb G. Ward age: 34, occu: Brick Mason, pob Indiana
Mary age: 33
Martha age: 10
William age: 8
Caddie age: 6
Henry age: 6
Will gladly share any info that I have.

Gordon Butler Tue Apr 8 11:52:32 1997
am looking for a copy of my fathers birth certificate and/or church records that confirm his birth in LaHarpe, Illinois on September 15, 1890.

Dawn Curtis Wed Apr 9 08:55:43 1997
Mastin S.WILSON, b ca 1827 VA m 1851 in Hancock Co. IL (Mary) Jane TUCKER, b ca 1826 VA, d 1875 MN. Who were their parents? Joshua WILSON family listed next to William TUCKER family 1850 Hancock Co. census. Mastin and Jane's ch: Lucinda (m Alonzo B. CURTIS), Thomas, Carrie (m GROVES), Oscar (m Alice LANGLEY), and Rosa (m MULLEN). The family moved to Minnesota.

Marge Sat Apr 12 16:28:31 1997
I had relatives living in Nauvoo at the time of Joseph Smith assination. They belonged to the Mormon church. I would like to find out where they lived, their homesite and any other information about their lives at that time. Their names were Rowley,John and one of his daughters married Samuel Harvey Marble, her name was Celestina Rowley. Will to share information. Marge Wisconsin
Maurine Sat Apr 12 19:50:55 1997
Looking for descendents of Josiah Raymond and Maggie Richardson Kelly. Josiah was a physician in Bowen from around 1874 until 1880, then relocated to Augusta for nine years. He then moved to Quincy. Josiah would be my great great uncle, and I'm hoping at least one of his descendents will be able to shed some light on Josiah's grandparents from NJ. Thanks in advance.

Wayne Specht Mon Apr 14 09:28:48 1997
Woodside,James 1880 census shows age 42 , wife Mary age 42, son Charles age 20 and son age 10. Family living in Emmet Township. Thanks for any help.

Margaret Hamilton Thu Apr 17 14:12:51 1997
Anyone researching or connected to the family of Capt. Thomas Craig Miller who died in 1905 in Carthage, Illinois? He was married to Martha Mary Mcculloch and she died in Carthage in 1906. Their son, James Oliver Miller married Josephine Emily Spangler on Dec 26, 1872 in Carthage, Illinois.The Spangler family was well know in Carthage. Samuel Spangler died there in 1875 and his son, William Miller Spangler died there in 1906.Capt. Miller was in the Civil War and was in charge of the guard that protected Lincoln's body in Springfield.I think he may have had a brother in the area and would like to connect with someone who would like to exchange info. When the Grandmother Spangler died it was written in the newspaper that relatives were staying with relative B.F.Miller.However, William Miller Spangler has the middle name of Miller so it could come from either family. I wish to find out who this B.F.Miller is if possible. Any help appreciated!! [email protected]
Ruth Hinkle Kicklighter Sat Apr 19 18:25:05 1997
I am seeking information on Nancy ISHAM listed in the 1840 census of Hancock County. It is believed she was the widow of James ISHAM who died in White County Tennessee in 1823. Thank you.

Matthew W. Smith Thu Apr 24 12:28:08 1997
Looking for information on Jay Smith, born in Plymouth, Hancock County Illinois, on 27 July, 1890, to Marcenna Smith and Mariella Parks Smith. Married Cynthia Ballard, 26 September, 1913, in Smithfield, Fulton County Illinois. Three children: Ray William, Avis Mildred, and Howard Jay.
Lee Marlin-Schneider Tue Apr 29 22:21:57 1997
Seeking any information on Oliver Olney. Oliver and his wife Alice Johnson Olney resided in Nauvoo with their family, and Alice was killed in Nauvoo in 1841. Last known information about Oliver is that he married Phoebe Wheeler in 1843. The Olney monument in Kirtland, Ohio states that Oliver is buried in Illinois..
Jim Lellman Wed Apr 30 12:58:18 1997
I am looking for any trace of Joseph Thomas LELLMAN, b. 1862 (approx), Mary C. LELLMAN, b. 1864 (approx) or Catherine LELLMAN, b, 1866 (approx), all allegedly in McDonough County. Their parents, Peter LELLMAN and Amanda POPE, were married in Hancock Co., but verbal family history says the children were born in McDonough. Peter and Amanda later went to Chicago, but they're not in the 1880 Cook Co. census, and by the 1900 census, Peter was deceased, Amanda had moved in with her daughter Mary and her husband James Bellamy (and their 11 children!)

Chuck Fry Tue Apr 29 20:04:20 1997
Looking information on the Fry family who lived in Ferris.

James Glasscock Mon Apr 28 19:05:53 1997
Looking for information on Clark and Stephens ancestors from Hancock Co. Abraham C. Clark b. Mar 12, 1793, Washington Co., Pa, married Martha (?), d. Apr 1, 1845, Hancock Co., Il, bur. Daughtery Cemetery, Rocky Run Township, daughter was Catherine M. Clark. Also interested in information on General Henry Stephens (leader of the Warsaw Grays), b. 1813, New York, m. Feb 18, 1850 in Adams Co. to Catherine M. Clark. Stephens died Jul 6, 1878 in Warsaw, Hancock Co., Il Lastly, in need of ancestry of Thomas Daw, b. 1810 England, d. Feb 1859 Wythe Township, Hancock Co., Il, buried McGee Cemetery, married May 20 1847 in Hancock Co. to Esther Farnsworth Raymenton.

Joe Cameron Sun May 4 11:23:16 1997
Searching for anyone connected to or interested in a FELIX CAMERON, who was living in Hancock County, in 1840. He was a son of JAMES and CHARITY ANN (SPANGLER) CAMERON, of Floyd County, KY, and they were originally from Wythe County, VA. Will gladly share information. Thank you.

kyle windes Thu May 8 17:14:03 1997
Thomas and Sarah Jane (FRITZ\WOLFE) WALKER, parents of Mary Leola, (b. 1882), Luella, John and other WALKER. Removed to Colorado at unknown date prior to 1925. Res. Laharpe area. Any info helpful.

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