Edwards County ILGenWeb
Queries
2001


Surnames: BROWN VINCENT FARRENS
Submitter: ken brown ([email protected])
Date: 26 Dec 2001

would like information on Isaac Brown,Nancy vincent Brown-wife- son John Frank Brown-born 1858 or my uncle, Oscar Vincent Brown, born in Albion Jan. 20,1915 or any other Browns or Vincents that may still reside in S. Ill. Also any Farrens that may still reside in that area.The Brown family moved out here to Idaho around the turn of the century,1900,then moved back there about 1914, then returned to Idaho about1917.Will answer all inquiries. Ken Brown


Surnames: HASTINGS
Submitter: Bob Hastings ([email protected])
Date: 20 Dec 2001

Looking for info on a william C. Hastings born southern IL.3/1875 mother an father both born Ind. brother Alvah born Ind. 4/1862 all I know is William use to go back to southern IL. to visit some kin folks once in a while


Surnames: GAWTHORP HOCK LIGHTFOOT
Submitter: Jennifer ([email protected])
Date: 19 Dec 2001

I am looking for info on the GAWTHORP HOCK LIGHTFOOT family please email me with any info it is importat i find my family


Surnames: WELLS
Submitter: Margaret Wells ([email protected])
Date: 10 Dec 2001

Interested in contacting anyone researching or descended from family of William Wells of Edwards / Wabash County, b 1779; brother to John Wells, long-time Edwards Co resident.


Surnames: WILKINSON MERCER FOWLER MCCARTER BROWN ROBINSON
Submitter: B Hart (Scoobiedobiedo)
Date: 03 Dec 2001
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Looking for any information on the Anthony and Rose wilkinson of Edwards county Grayville Ill. Or any of their relatives in surrounding areas.


Surnames: WILKINSON MERCER FOWLER MCCARTER BROWN ROBINSON
Submitter: B Hart (Scoobiedobiedo)
Date: 03 Dec 2001
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Looking for any information on the Anthony and Rose wilkinson of Edwards county Grayville Ill. Or any of their relatives in surrounding areas.


Surnames: WILKINSON MERCER FOWLER MCCARTER BROWN ROBINSON
Submitter: B Hart (Scoobiedobiedo)
Date: 03 Dec 2001

Looking for any information on the Anthony and Rose wilkinson of Edwards county Grayville Ill. Or any of their relatives in surrounding areas.


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Submitter: B Hart Date: 03 Dec 2001

Looking for any information on the Anthony and Rose wilkinson of Edwards county Grayville Ill. Or any of their relatives in surrounding areas.


Surnames: FOWLER
Submitter: B Hart ([email protected])
Date: 03 Dec 2001
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looking for information on any relative of Anthony and Rose Wilkinson of Edwards county grayville Ill believed to have owned The Hall House. Or surounding areas. B Hart


Surnames: KITCHEN WELLS
Submitter: Kerry Armstrong ([email protected])
Date: 30 Nov 2001

Looking for birth and death information for Leeallyn "Lee" Kitchen and Elizabeth Wells. He was born ca 1818 in Indiana and died between 1850-1855. Elizabeth was born ca 1821 and died sometime between 1860-1867. They were married 21 February 1839 in Edwards County Illinois. Children were Martha, Electra, Mary and John.


Surnames: BOLINGER EASTERDAY
Submitter: Jonnieann Bushnell ([email protected])
Date: 26 Nov 2001

Searching for infromation onthe children of Henry L. Bolinger And Naomi Easterday. Their children were: Oris Purcell Boliner, Effie B.Bolinger, and Ina or Ida mae Bolinger. they lived in West Salem, Edwards County, Illinois and In Richland County, Ill. Any information would be appreciated.


Surnames: BROKAW
Submitter: Roy Wheeler ([email protected])
Date: 14 Nov 2001

Searching for the Brokaw family of Edwards, IL i.e. Alfred and Laura Hall Brokaw. One son Charles Brokaw born Sep 1887. Parents were Isaac J. Brokaw and Allenta/Allenay Wheeler of Gibson, IN


Surnames: BEASLEY NICKS
Submitter: DeMona Reeves ([email protected])
Date: 12 Nov 2001

looking for info on Anderson M. Beasley and Eveline Nicks who were married in Edwards Co., Ill, November 1835.


Surnames: BEASLEY NICKS
Submitter: DeMona Reeves ([email protected])
Date: 11 Nov 2001

Looking for info on an Anderson M. BEASLEY, who married Eveline Nicks in Edwards Co., Ill in 1835.


Submitter: MICHELE ([email protected])
Date: 08 Nov 2001

Seeking info on Elizabeth Severns found in 1850 Edwards Co....and her children born in IN..... Michele


Surnames: MC KINNEY COPLEA MICHELS
Submitter: Nancy Coplea ([email protected])
Date: 07 Nov 2001

I am looking for her parents' names and the date she died and where she might be buried. Her maiden name was Mckinney and She married Sumner Michels in1829,Gordon Coplea in 1833 and my grandfather Charles Dee Coplea in 1836. She was in Edwards County in the Edwards Co. census in 1870. Thanks, Beth (Coplea) Donley


Surnames: BOND BUNTING GILL GILLARD LEACH LONGBONS GARMON STANDRING OAKLEY
Submitter: Kay ([email protected])
Date: 18 Oct 2001

Looking for information on the Stafford family in Albion. James Stafford married Elizabeth Leach in 1835ish England. Children: Albert (married Hannah Gill), Hannah (married John Standring), Rachel (married Sylvester Bunting), Marie (married Luke Bunting and later Cyrus Oakley), Florence (married Maurice Bunting), John (married Fanny Summers), and Thomas (married ?). *********************** Albert Stafford married Hannah Gill Sep 1874. Hannah's parents: Thomas Gill and Elizah Gillard. Children: Alta, Thomas, James, Nora (married Edward Bond), Maude (married Walter Garmon), Viola (married Harvey Michels), Alma (married Joe Longbons), Vivian (married either a Carmichel or Charlcraft?). Thank you for any history that can be located. -Kay, FL


Submitter: DeMona Reeves ([email protected])
Date: 11 Oct 2001

ANDERSON M. BEASLEY B TENN 1810/11 MARRIED TO EVELINE NICKS B 1819 in Edwards Co. Ill November, 1835. looking for info on the Beasley family


Surnames: FARRAR SHOURD ONEAL
Submitter: Mark Young ([email protected])
Date: 07 Oct 2001

Looking for information on S.G. (Sherman Grant) Farrar. This information was taken from a book that had a sticker saying that the book was from the private library of S.G Farrar of Albion Illinois. His father was Jno. Farrar b. Dec. 19, 1819 d.Nov. 4, 1884. Info I have says he married Sarah (may be an E. it is cursive) Farrar who was born what looks like Aug. 15, 1845 d. Jul. 17, 1887. Their children were Barbara, Jana, Parlee, Sherman Grant (S.G. - my ggrandfather I am searching for), Lola and Lucinda. Sherman married M. E Shourd Sept. 7, 1897 (she died in 1905). He then married Vica Viola Oneal Anglin.


Surnames: WATERMAN
Submitter: Heather Lawrence ([email protected])
Date: 02 Oct 2001

LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON WILLIAM FREDERICK WATERMAN HE WAS BORN TO MARY KATHERINE NIEDERMEIER AND HENRY WATERMAN ON 2/21/1894 IN EVANSVILLE INDIANA. HAD 1 BROTHER GEORGE AND 2 SISTERS BERTHA & ANNA. HE MOVED TO ILLINOIS (NOT SURE IF WITH FAMILY OR WHAT), HE THEN MARRIED EVELYN JEWEL MATHEW ON 11/21/1925 IN FAIRFIELD ILLINOIS BUT LATER DIVORCED. THEY HAD TWIN DAUGHTERS-ROSA LEE AND ROSEMARY BOTH BORN ON 4-30-33 IN WHITE COUNTY ILLINOIS. ANOTHER DAUGHTER RUTH NADINE BORN IN WHITE COUNTY ILLINOIS ON 11/10/1929 AND TWO SONS WILLIAM F. WATERMAN JR BORN 9-2-26 IN EDWARDS COUNTY ILLINOIS AND IVAN EDWARD WATERMAN BORN IN EDWARDS COUNTY ILLINOIS ON 1/3/28.


Surnames: WATERMAN LAURENCE MATHEW
Submitter: Heather ([email protected])
Date: 28 Sep 2001

LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON WILLIAM FREDRICK WATERMAN. BORN 2/21/1894 IN EVANSVILLE INDIANA, PARENTS ARE HENRY AND MARY KATHERINE WATERMAN. HE HAD A BROTHER AND TWO SISTERS GEORGE, BERTHA AND ANNA. WILLIAM MARRIED EVELYN JEWEL MATHEW ON 11/21/1925 AND HAD 5 KIDS. DIED ON 6/12/1974 in BROWNS, EDWARDS COUNTY IL AND IS BURIED IN GRACELAND CEMEMTARY. ANY MORE INFO AND INFO ON BROTHERS AND SIS AND PARTENTS WOULD HELP HE IS MY GREAT GRANDFATHER


Surnames: DOTY
Submitter: Karin Stewart ([email protected])
Date: 27 Sep 2001

Hello, I am looking for evidence of the death of James Doty, Jr. I believe he died on Apr. 14, 1843 in West Salem, Edwards County. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks


Surnames: NASH EDGE HORTIN PATE HURST
Submitter: Lesa Starnes ([email protected])
Date: 26 Sep 2001

Hi. my name is Lesa. My maiden name is Nash. I'm just a beginner at geneaology. I have a lot of gaps. Nash's are hard to find I found out. These are the lines I am looking into: George Nash born in 1838 in England and immigrated to US in 1839. He married Elizabeth (born 1842 in England). They were married in 1861 and settled in Edwards County Illinois. They had nine children. Hannah Vincent George A Clara Alice Eliza Frank Alfred Harriet George A Nash (Sept 15, 1865) Married Mary Catherine Chism in 1883. Eight Children born to this marriage. Harry, George, Gilbert, Charles A., Mae, Pearl, Hattie, and an infant girl who died shortly after birth. Son George (born 1888) married Lucy Horton (Born 1887, Albion) in 1914. Two sons were born. George S. and Wilbur H. George S. Nash (born 1918) married Mary E Leach (born 1919) Of Golden Gate Illinois in 1940. Their Children are Barbara Alice (born 1946) married Raymond F. Noonan (born 1947) and George Robert (born 1948) married Peggy Ann Reany (born 1949). Their children George Timothy and David Robert. Wilbur H. Nash born 1921 married Allegra M. West born 1923 of Anna Illinois in 1947. Their children are Deborah W. married Marion E Cooper. David Maston married Brenda Witherspoon: and Diane Doris. George Nash died in 1957. His widow was named Lucy. I know her son, George, recided in New York State. Her son Wilbur resided in Evansville Indian. My line comes from George Nash (born 1838). He was my Great Great Great Great ? Grandfather. Most of the Nash Histroy I mentioned above was from the Edwards County Historical Book. If you have any info on these families please let me know. No information too small. Thanks! Lesa


Surnames: NASH EDGE HORTIN PATE HURST
Submitter: Lesa Starnes ([email protected])
Date: 26 Sep 2001

I am looking for some of my Edge ancestors. James edge born 11-22-2799 and Sarah Edge born March 18, 1802 in england. Their children were: Thomas edge 2-10-1823 william edge 10-14-1824 george edge 10-25-1828 james edge 3-25-1831 henry edge 9-23-1832 mary ann edge 6-06-1836 john edge 1-29-1840 charles edge 3-06-1842 samuel edge 6-06-1844 sarah edge 1-21-1847 The only one i do have information on is charles edge. I know he was born in stratford upon avon warwickshire england. died april 15, 1915 in illinois. Married (1) Mary e gibson april 23, 1871 married (2) Jane elizabeth drury march 13, 1877. Any information on these families would be greatly appreciated. Im especially looking for James and Sarah edge parents. I am also looking for Frederick James Hortin born December 23, 1843 in Stratford On Avon England. I know his parents were Thomas Hortin and Mary Waters. Could any of these names be included in your Edge search? I am interested in anything on these families. I do not know anything about them. Wanting to learn all I can about them. Any information would be greatlly appreciated. Thanks Lesa Starnes


Surnames: JAMES
Submitter: Margaret Fox-Jackson ([email protected])
Date: 26 Sep 2001
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I am looking for info on the 3rd Kansas Light Artillery Batty. My GGrandfather, Robert JAMES, although he lived in Albion Illinois, served with this remgiment in the Civil War, as well as other men from Albion. Any info would be appreciated. Thank you.


Surnames: BARBRE BROWN ELLARD
Submitter: Kathleen Greene ([email protected])
Date: 26 Sep 2001

BARBRE-BROWN-ELLARD. Need sources used, but not cited, page 130, The Barbre Book, by Barbara Evans, 1989, for the death date of 25 Aug 1865, for Delaney BARBRE, 2nd wife of Adam BARBRE (1826-1914), White Co., Il., daughter of William BROWN (1808-1858), Edwards Co., IL. Delaney married first James ELLARD, and widowed by him in 1856. Her children, Nancy and Abel ELLARD and Rebecca and James BARBRE. Thank you, [email protected]


Surnames: CLODFELTER BECK GADDEY GADDIE GADDY
Submitter: Bobbie Payne ([email protected])
Date: 20 Sep 2001

Is there anyone that can look names in the Monarivan Cemetery near West Salem. I believe John L. Clodfelter and his wife Jane (Beck) Clodfelter are buried there. Perhaps one of their daughters Fannie Gaddey. I also would like exact directions to this cemetery from West Salem. Thank you in advance


Surnames: ARMSTRONG GREATHOUSE
Submitter: Meredith Gibson ([email protected])
Date: 15 Sep 2001
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I am seeking info on name Greathouse. Jane Armstrong b- 23 Dec 1796 in NC, was dau of John & Elizabeth (Martin) Armstrong of Wabash Co. IL & was married to Enoch GREATHOUSE Jr on 19 July 1818 in Edwards Co (in what is now Wabash Co area). He was son of Enoch Sr. who was the 1st to settle at present site of Mt. Carmel in 1804. Enoch Jr & Jane are in 1820 census, but there I lose the trail. Would like to hear from you if any of the above strikes a bell with you.


Surnames: VALLETTE TAYLOR BULKY/BULKLEY
Submitter: marna ([email protected])
Date: 11 Sep 2001

September 11, 2111 have received marriage license of Sarah E. Taylor and Louis E. Vallette in Edwards county on 1-6-1870 Father giving consent is William Vallette. minister seems to be Daniel Bulkly or Bulkley Anyone wanting copy email me at [email protected]


Surnames: HALLAM BERRY
Submitter: marna ([email protected])
Date: 10 Sep 2001

anyone researching Charles Richard Hallam/Ida Berry? Have received their marriage license of august 23 1899 in Edwards county illinois his father was Thomas Hallam and mother was Sarah Ferren(spelling?) Her parents were Sampson Berry and Laneria(?) Lee. Witness although spelling is difficult for the given name seems to be Frederick Hallam and Ella Hallam. anyone wanting copy please email me at [email protected] stating clearly which marriage it is you want a copy of since i have collected so many Hallam marriages. regards in genealogy and a Big thank you to the wonderful folks at Edward County Illinois Courthouse who so kindly go out of their way to get me these papers.


Surnames: WARD WILLIAMS
Submitter: Mary McClary ([email protected])
Date: 07 Sep 2001

Requesting any information on parents or siblings of HARRY J. WILLIAMS, DOB 26 May 1873. Married Margaret E.(Maggie)Ward on 5 Apr 1893. Margaret died 7 Jul 1899. Two children - Ronald and Mary Amanda Williams. Harry moved to Arkansas after the death of his wife and became a doctor. He died in Arkansas on 20 Mar 1908. Both Harry and Margaret are buried in Oak Grove Cemetary in Grayville.


Surnames: SMITH ST. JOHN INSKEEP RICKARD
Submitter: Jo Ann Scott ([email protected])
Date: 07 Sep 2001

I am looking for Ezekiel Smith who with his wife Emily Frances St.John lived in Edwards county. He died in 1894 and she died in 1890. They were orginally from VA. Their daughter was Augusta Ann SMITH,INSKEEP,MANN,RICKARD. I believe Ezekiel's father was Samuel and his father Baldwin Bushrod Smith. Need help with Ezekiel, I have a picture of both of them to share if there is a connection. Thanks Jo Ann Scott [email protected]


Surnames: BOWMAN, ARTHUR BOWMAN, DANIEL GALLOWAY HUFFMAN, JOHN CHAPMAN, MARY ? HANNAH
Submitter: T. BIEHL ([email protected])
Date: 05 Sep 2001

I have an early settler to Albion, John Huffman b. abt 1800 in Edwards Co. d. 18 Feb 1843 in Albion married Hannah?? from Edwards Co. she was born abt 1809 d. after Oct. 1848 their children incld; William H., Amanda, George, Susannah, MaryAnn (which married Christopher Michels and had a daughter Melissa that married my ggggrandpa John Hudson of Leech Twp. Can you find any info on any of these people..I can't. Also, Authur Bowman ...Mary Chapman..Daniel Galloway Bowman was ? American Indian?? or a brother?? Any help would be greatly appreciated!! t.b


Surnames: BROSMAN SMITH WHEELER SCHOCK CASH EUNUS WOODS
Submitter: Jennifer Scott ([email protected])
Date: 03 Sep 2001

Hi, I bought a box of old photos at a flea market- and came across several which are clearly marked with Albion, ILL. Any descendants of these people out there? I will deceipher as best as I can from the backs of the photos: (1) Mayme Eunus (?), Dot Cash (Cask?),Nella Smith in front of the old store (in photo the store shown is the Albion Register) (2) Nelle Smith, Lee Woods, Harry Smith (3) Harry Smith, Ralph Smith, Robert Schock (4) The Harry Smith home, West Main St., Albion Ill. (5) Walter Wheeler, DDS, E. Main St, Albion, IL (6) "Sade" and Walter Wheeler, E. Main St., Albion The last thing clearly marked Albion is a birth announcement card that reads: Born to Dr. and Mrs. W. H. Brosman, a son, Paul W., Nov. 9th, Eighteen Hundred and Ninety Nine, Albion, Il. Weight 9 1/2 lbs. Wish I had a scanner. Also, there's an envelope from Duke's Photo shop in Albion. Hope I have something of interest to someone.


Surnames: PEAKER WOODALL
Submitter: Jeanie Lowe ([email protected])
Date: 31 Aug 2001

I am researching William Peaker (1796 - 1885) and Elizabeth Woodall (died 1852)who, according to my aunt and uncle, are buried in Edwards County, IL. Would love to connect with other descendents. Thanks, Jeanie


Surnames: SENTENCE BROSTER
Submitter: Robert Garrett ([email protected])
Date: 27 Aug 2001

Looking for any information about JOHN SENTENCE, b. June 25, 1827, Lincolnshire, England. Married ANN BROSTER, b. 1832, Trenton, NJ on Sept. 29, 1860 in Edwards Co. Ann was daughter of THOMAS BROSTER, b. 1793 Cheshire, England, came to U.S. 1803, moved to Edwards Co., 1837.


Surnames: DAWSON HALLAM
Submitter: marna deats ([email protected])
Date: 26 Aug 2001

My grandmother Rosetta (or Rose etta) Dawson was the daughter of Charles Wm. and Ellen Dawson She had an identical twin sister whos name I do not know. Birth date on social security application for my grandmother is Feb 20th, 1892 in Edwards Co. Illiois. She married Ernest Hallam. If anyone would know grandmother Rosettas' twin sisters name or who she married please email me at [email protected] regards, marna


Surnames: REEVER
Submitter: Susan ([email protected])
Date: 25 Aug 2001

I would like to thank Vonda and Terry for the information provided concerning Joel Reever. I would also like to provide the information for any other Reever cousins out there that may be looking. Joel Reever is buried in Marion Cemetery, near West Salem, Edwards County, Illinois. His grave marker says "Joel Reever, Died May 21, 1886, 56yrs, 11mos, 21 days." Thanks again Vonda and Terry.


Surnames: MIKELS SMITH CHAMBERLIN LANG SUTTON MCVEY CRAVENS
Submitter: K ([email protected])
Date: 20 Aug 2001

Looking for information on George Mikels, he is in the 1818 census.


Surnames: BISHOP PERSINGER GROSS
Submitter: Phil Bishop ([email protected])
Date: 06 Aug 2001

Any information on William Bishop possibly of Crawford county Ill.greatly apppreciated. My G. grandfather, father possiblable last name Persinger, grandfather's name Thomas Ernie Bishop, and my father's name Thomas David Bishop


Surnames: BARBRE WATSON BROWN ELLARD
Submitter: Kathleen Greene ([email protected])
Date: 25 Jul 2001

BARBRE, BROWN, ELLARD, WATSON. Seek cemetery location and sources used for the date of death, 25 Aug 1865, and location of divorce for Delaney BARBRE. On page 130, The BARBRE Book by Barbara Jean EVANS, 1989, no sources are cited for her death or any divorce from Adam BARBRE. Delaney BROWN was born ca 1831 Edwards County, Illinois, daughter of William BROWN and his first wife ?Rachel WATSON?, Delaney married 1st James ELLARD, 2 children lived, Nancy (1852-aft 1870) and Abel ELLARD (1854-1943); 2nd married Adam BARBRE, 31 Jan 1857 White County, Illinois, 2 children lived Rebecca (1859-1924) and James BARBRE (1861-1913). [email protected]


Surnames: BOND BILDERBACK STINETT
Submitter: Rita Hervey ([email protected])
Date: 22 Jul 2001

We are trying to locate our family history. Looking for Leonard Clarborn BOND, Nancy Stinett BOND and Harriett BOND Bilderback, Samuel Bilderback, John Bilderback, Sarah Bilderback. Please Help US!


Surnames: BROCK
Submitter: carolyn ([email protected])
Date: 15 Jul 2001

Looking for any information on Demcy Brock family. He was b. ca. 1863 in Ohio according to 1910 census of Edwards Co. IL. Possibly married twice.


Surnames: EAGLESON FELDMAN LEHNER
Submitter: Kathy Kuzas ([email protected])
Date: 08 Jul 2001

I'm looking for any information on the Feldman, Eagleson and Lehner families. James Howard Eagleson, a dentist, was married to 1) Lydia Feldman, daughter of Christian Feldman and 2) Bernadine ?, a teacher. They had 2 daughters, Lureda, b. Feb. 2 1905 m. John W. Lehner, and Eloise.


Surnames: CLARK
Submitter: Jo Ann Clark Fox ([email protected])
Date: 06 Jul 2001

I am searching for the guardian of an orphan named Josiah Clark. He was born in the mid 1800's about the time of the cholora epidemic and was raised in Edwards County Illinois. I think he served in the Civil War but have no proof.


Surnames: MORSE BLACKBURN
Submitter: Dennis Beadles ([email protected])
Date: 05 Jul 2001

Looking for information, death record, obit, on a Thomas F. Morse who was listed on the 1920 Census in Edwards County, living with his sister and brother-in-law Finis Blackburn and Mary Blackburn. Believed to have died in the early 1950's.


Surnames: GUNNELS VINCENT CROSS WHITAKER
Submitter: Ermazine Woodward ([email protected])
Date: 05 Jul 2001

Are there any descendents out there of James and Queen Elizabeth(Cross) Vincent from around Albion, Like to get in touch; have a lot of Vincent imfo;willing to share


Surnames: DARLING
Submitter: Margaret Kremer ([email protected])
Date: 28 Jun 2001

William Darling and wife, Susanna Bowles-Darling lived in Edwards County, Bone Gap when William died. I have copies of a booklet front cover read: Presented to NSDAR Library by the Illinois Society Daughters of the American Revolution Mrs. Donal Dean Zimmerman, State Regent Burial and Funeral Records Corrie and Drury Co. 1893-1949 owned by Mrs. Norman Russell Reid Bone Gap, Illinois. Now, within this booklet there is a listing for Febr 3, 1908 Burial-Mr. Darling 50.00 pd. I'm thinking this is either the casket company or the funeral home. Either way, this William Darling is my great-grandfather and I am searching for the cemetery he is buried in in Bone Gap area. Thanks for any assitance you may offer. Margaret


Surnames: HIGGINS PROUT
Submitter: dorothy orrell ([email protected])
Date: 27 Jun 2001

At Mt. Carmel library found reference to marriage of Anna Higgins to be found in Edwards Co marriage book A, page 18 I think. Would like to know if name of groom is listed and if I can order copy of certificate. Did she marry Edward Prout? Thank you.


Surnames: FURMAN COLES
Submitter: Rue S. Furman ([email protected])
Date: 25 Jun 2001

William Fredrick Furman was born in Fond du Lac, county, Wisconsin in 1895, the youngest brother of my father-in-law, he had four older brothers Stephen, Edward Joseph and George, their parents were Eliza Gilman Furman and Francis Marion Furman. Fred married Dora Coles, a widow with three sons, Glen,Ross and Eugene Coles in Montana, moved to Edwards county in 1926, he was active in the American Legion, and VFW, and also worked for the post office in Albion, Il. Dora and Fred had three daughters, Fred died in 1949 at the age of 54, he is the only part of our Furman family we haven't been able to trace. Please if you can help me in anyway please please do so. my email address is [email protected] Thank you Rue Furman


Surnames: HOOVER LARGE
Submitter: Jacquie ([email protected])
Date: 17 Jun 2001

HOOVER: Eliza Jane/Jean Hoover-named Jean in a census was born March 1828 or possibly 1831, married Thomas H. "Oliver" Large on 3-17-1846 at Edwards Co. The Large family was from White Co. Eliza Jane/Jean may have had a sister named Lucinda b.1827 who married "Oliver"'s brother, Andrew Jackson Large in 1845. I think these Hoovers may have been from KY or PA.


Surnames: REEVER
Submitter: Susan ([email protected])
Date: 14 Jun 2001

My gggrandfather's death certificate says he died in Shelby precinct, Edwards County, Illinois. His name was Joel Reever. It says he was buried at Marin Cemetery in Edwards County. Could this be Marion Cemetery and if so, does anyone have an address for this cemetery? Thanks in advance.


Surnames: BROWN BARBRE ELLARD
Submitter: Kathleen ([email protected])
Date: 11 Jun 2001

BARBRE - BROWN - ELLARD Can you help? What happened to Nancy ELLARD? Nancy ELLARD born ca 1852 in White Co., IL to James ELLARD and his second wife Delaney BROWN b. ca 1832 Edwards co IL., daughter of William BROWN & his first wife. Nancy ELLARD is with her mother and step father Adam BARBRE in the 1860 White Co IL census; In 1870 Nancy ELLARD age 18, is in Dixon Precinct, Edwards Co Il with her uncle John W. BROWN & wife, Louisa Ellard, and Nancy's step brother Aaron BARBRE. Do you know what happened to Nancy ELLARD? Thanks, Kathleen


Surnames: BROWN BARBRE ELLARD
Submitter: Kathleen ([email protected])
Date: 11 Jun 2001

BARBRE - BROWN - ELLARD Can you help? What happened to Nancy ELLARD? Nancy ELLARD born ca 1852 in White Co., IL to James ELLARD and his second wife Delaney BROWN b. ca 1832 Edwards co IL., daughter of William BROWN & his first wife. Nancy ELLARD is with her mother and step father Adam BARBRE in the 1860 White Co IL census; In 1870 Nancy ELLARD age 18, is in Dixon Precinct, Edwards Co Il with her uncle John W. BROWN & wife, Louisa Ellard, and Nancy's step brother Aaron BARBRE. Do you know what happened to Nancy ELLARD? Thanks, Kathleen


Surnames: BROWN BARBRE ELLARD
Submitter: Kathleen (Greene)
Date: 11 Jun 2001

Can you help? What happened to Nancy ELLARD? Nancy ELLARD born ca 1852 in White Co., IL to James ELLARD and his second wife Delaney BROWN b. ca 1832 Edwards co IL., daughter of William BROWN & his first wife. Nancy ELLARD is with her mother and step father Adam BARBRE in the 1860 White Co IL census; In 1870 Nancy ELLARD age 18, is in Dixon Precinct, Edwards Co Il with her uncle John W. BROWN & wife, Louisa Ellard, and Nancy's step brother Aaron BARBRE. Do you know what happened to Nancy ELLARD? Thanks, Kathleen


Surnames: HILL GEORGE MADDING
Submitter: HONORE' ([email protected])
Date: 08 Jun 2001

HILL; Stephen, William, Mansfield, dating to the County by 1835 or after. Madding and George surnames involved. Any help appreciated. Trying to firm up connections. Thank you.


Surnames: PARKER CLEVELAND HALL DOBBINS
Submitter: Jackie Cleveland Allen ([email protected])
Date: 08 Jun 2001

PARKER'S::: Looking for information on the family of WILLIE RAY PARKER b. 1919 Wynne, Cross Co. Ar. d. 1995 Albion, Il. and HELINA HALL PARKER. They owned a skating rink in Albion, Illinois years ago. They had two children: Charlene and Rev. William Willis Wayne PARKER Where are they now! Willie was the brother of my grandmother Arizonia aka Arrie aka Ira PARKER DOBBINS. Jackie Cleveland Allen Oklahoma [email protected]


Surnames: GREENWOOD ANDRE
Submitter: Roxanne Andre-Steier ([email protected])
Date: 30 May 2001

I am looking for information on A. I. Greenwood and Mary Margaret Andre Greenwood.(Maggy) They are on the 1870 Edward County Census- French Cricket Township. Maggy had her brother Frank living with her at the time. They had a daughter named Nora who was 1 at the time.


Surnames: HALLAM HODGSON
Submitter: m.d. ([email protected])
Date: 30 May 2001

Anyone needing the Ss application for Martin Elmer Hallam of Edwards county. Would be glad to share info on it. Parents listed as John william hallam and Margaret Hodgson Hallam


Surnames: TAIT
Submitter: m.d. ([email protected])
Date: 30 May 2001

I have just received a marriage license from Edwards county between Mary Ann Tait and William Hallum or Hallam on march 25, 1849. Anyone knowing for sure which spelling it is please contact me. anyone wanting info off of the marriage license? [email protected]


Surnames: FROST
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 30 May 2001

Could anyone look up a death for me. Hiram C. Frost died about Aug.25,1907 in Edwards Co.Ill Thank you


Surnames: ELY THOMPSON
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 25 May 2001

Any one have information on Nathan Ely in Shelby township ,Edwards Co.Il. in 1837 and maybe died 1845 -1847. Married to Susannah. She married Moses Thompson in 1847.Children Mary,William and George. Thompson had guardship of children in 1855. Thank you


Surnames: MORRISON
Submitter: shirley kramer ([email protected])
Date: 24 May 2001

Seeking info on Andrew H Morrison, a Civil War Vet. He was from Indiana and is suspose to be buried at Mt Zion Cem in Edwards County. He was born 8 Sept 1821 and died 17 Aug 1888, How can I confirm this and how could I locate his grave if he is indeed buried there?


Surnames: ELY THOMPSON
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 24 May 2001

Does anyone know of a Nathan Ely in Shelby twp Edwards Co. 1840 to 1850. Wife was Susan, Children William,Mary and George. Susan married Moses Thompson in 1847. Thank you.


Surnames: MORGAN MASON BALDING
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 17 May 2001

Looking for information on Albert Morgan and wife Susan Mason in Edwards Co Il . Daughter Margaret Morgan born 1836 in Edwards Co Died 1870 in Albion .Married Jacob Balding in 1853 in Richland Co. Thank you


Surnames: MASON MORGAN BALDING
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 15 May 2001

Need info on both Susan Mason married to Albert Morgan. Their daughter Margaret Morgan born 1836 in Edwards Co Died 1870 in Albion Il. She married Jacob Balding 1853 in Richland Co Il


Surnames: WHITAKER SAMS
Submitter: Mary Poteet ([email protected])
Date: 13 May 2001

Does anyone know about Aquillas Whitaker and the Sams family of Edwards county..........


Surnames: KNODELL BARRE AUSBROOK
Submitter: John E. Bartos ([email protected])
Date: 11 May 2001

Seeking parents of and descendants of a Lewis Knodell. He lived in the Albion area during the last half of the 1800s. He married Anna Barre who was from Clay County, Illinois. She was the daughter of Harvey T. Barre and Julia (Ausbrook) Barre who lived in Clay City, Illinois. From their marriage license Lewis' occupation was listed as "shoe salesman".


Surnames: ELY THOMPSON
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 30 Apr 2001

Looking for guardianship papers on Mary Ely, in EdwardsCo in Sipt 17, 1855 Moses L Thompson was made guardian of Mary Ely b 1843/5 Edwards Co. Her father --- Ely was from Germany.Her mother Susannah Married Moses Thompson in 1847 Edwards Co. Appreciate any help and Thank you.


Surnames: CLODFELTER GADDEY GADDY LONG BECK
Submitter: Bobbie (b-payne)
Date: 24 Apr 2001

CLODFELTER, I'm looking for John L. and Jane (Beck) Clodfelter. They had 2 daughters Katie E. and Fannie Louisa (b.1869 in Edwards Co. d.1945 in Chicago, buried in Shiloh Cem. in Richland Co.) that I know of. Katie childrens were Ray, Ralph, Alva, Blanche, Bess, and Myra. Fannie's child was Myrell Clodfelter and he had children by the name of Toni Bell, Adrian, and Camilla I think. Katie married Jerdon Marion Gaddey and after Katie died Jerdon married her sister Fannie. Any information would be appreciated. Bobbie


Surnames: JAQUES JAQUESS JACQUESS
Submitter: Janice ([email protected])
Date: 23 Apr 2001

Does anyone know of a Jaques cemetery? I saw it on a map, located just southeast of Albion. I'm wondering if any Jaques's are buried there. Thanks for your help!


Surnames: HANEY
Submitter: Al Gibbs ([email protected])
Date: 18 Apr 2001

I am trying to contact a descendant of the Samuel Haney Family who settled in Wabash County Illinois, the mother Elizabeth died in 1880 there. Some of their grandchildren moved into Edwards county and one was operating a business there in the early 1900's. Would appreciate contacting any descendant Thank you. Al Gibbs


Surnames: ELY THOMPSON
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 17 Apr 2001

How can I get guardianship papers for about 1855 -1860 in Edwards Co Il on Mary Ely Guardian was Moses Thompson


Surnames: CONOVE CONAVE MAIDEN NAME MIX
Submitter: ESTHER CAIN SALISBURY ([email protected])
Date: 11 Apr 2001

LOOKING FOR SHIRLEY MIX (maiden name)CONOVE OR CONOVE OF ALBION,ILLINOIS.She was there in May of 1950 Was from Missouri in 1940`s


Surnames: LOMAS
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 09 Apr 2001

Can any one look up a census in Edwards Co for me? George Lomas born 1834 in the 1860 census. Thank you I really need to know wife's name or if married


Surnames: LOMAS MARSHALL
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 07 Apr 2001

Looking for marriage of Ann Marshall and George Lomas in Edwards Co. Son born 1860 Thank you


Surnames: CAREY SANDERS
Submitter: James Anthony*Tony*Keltz,Sr. ([email protected])
Date: 05 Apr 2001

Looking for any information on the CAREY-SANDERS families in Edwards County,Illinois in the late 1800s early 1900s,please contact-James Anthony*Tony*Keltz,Sr. at 445 Belmont Ave. Wilmington,Ohio 45177-2824 PH(937)382-7744 or E-mail [email protected] Thanks,P.S.-looking forward to hearing from new long lost cousins.


Surnames: RIDENS BASS
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 04 Apr 2001

Need a look up on Marriage date. Melvin Ridens and Vera Bass about 1930 =1933 in Edwards Co, Il Thank you


Surnames: MARTIN
Submitter: Charles Martin ([email protected])
Date: 02 Apr 2001

Charles Henry Martin, b 10-1-1863 in Albion, IL was a West Point graduate, career Army officer retiring as a Major General in 1928. He settled in Portland, Oregan, entered politics and was a congressman and govenor of the state in the thirties. Can you identify his parents, thier place of birth and siblings if any?


Surnames: FROST ELY THOMPSON
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 31 Mar 2001

How can I get guardship papers on Mary Ely She married Hiram C Frost in 1860 under age [16] Seems her father died before 1847 when her mother married Moses Thompson In 1855 he is appointed guardian and in 1863 she files for release all in Edwards Co Il


Surnames: THOMPSON ELY FROST
Submitter: Knight (tlknight)
Date: 27 Mar 2001

Looking for parents and 1st Husband of Susannah/Susan maiden name unknown She married Moses Thompson about 1855 and he had guardenship of her 2 children Mary Ely and George. Mary Ely married Hiram Frost 1860 in Edwards Co.Ill and later moved to White Co.


Surnames: CROME CARSON MANN SHEPHERD
Submitter: Cathie Carson ([email protected])
Date: 21 Mar 2001

Looking for any information on my ancestors who were born and raised in Edwards County. Many buried in Graceland Cemetary.


Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 20 Mar 2001

How can you get a 1860 Marriage certificate that lists parents of bride and groom


Surnames: OWEN OWENS ROSE
Submitter: Bill Huckaby ([email protected])
Date: 18 Mar 2001

Thomas J. OWEN(S) I am searching for any information on the family of Thomas J. OWEN(S), b. abt 1823/24 in Indiana. When Thomas enlisted in the Civil War, he listed his residence as Grayville. Pension Records show that he lived to at least 1895/96, with his wife, Louisa (nee Rose), living after that. It is believed he lived in the Edwards County area near Grayville -- he can't be found in White Co. One known child, George W. Owens, married three times in White Co. Any help, leads, etc. will be most appreciated.


Surnames: FROST ELY LOMAS MARSHALL
Submitter: Knight ([email protected])
Date: 15 Mar 2001

Could someone look up two marriages for me 1.Hiram Carroll FRost and Mary Ely 2.George Lomas and Ann Marshall both around 1855 in Edwards Co,Il thank you


Submitter: Paul Miner ([email protected])
Date: 15 Mar 2001

We are researching the JOHN TICKNER family, he bought property there 1836. Is there any one that could check on a death date for him or see if he has a Will or probate?


Surnames: COPPAGE KIRK
Submitter: C. J. Maddison ([email protected])
Date: 14 Mar 2001

Searching for African American female, Elizabeth? Coppage. Removed from parents 1927/1928, age 18 months - 2 years old. Father William Coppage, Mother Margaret Kirk Coppage, Edwards, Illinois. Would this child have been adopted, or where would she have been placed?


Surnames: MODE KOLB ROOSEVELT GLOVER
Submitter: Hazel Berry ([email protected])
Date: 14 Mar 2001

MODE-KOLB Seeking descendants of Jacob MODE b abt 1836 OH? mar 1858 Dearborn Co, IN to Mary KOLB b abt 1839 IN. Chil: Jacob (mar Louisa ?), Fred (mar Della ?), George (mar ?), Emma (mar Elmer ROOSEVELT), Louisa (mar Fred GLOVER), Edward (mar Martha ?), William (mar Minnie ?)


Surnames: MODE KOLB ROOSEVELT
Submitter: Hazel Berry ([email protected])
Date: 14 Mar 2001

MODE-KOLB Seeking descendants of Jacob MODE b abt 1836 OH? mar 1858 Dearborn Co, IN to Mary KOLB b abt 1839 IN. Chil: Jacob (mar Louisa ?), Fred (mar Della ?), George (mar ?), Emma (mar Elmer ROOSEVELT), Louisa (mar Fred GLOVER), Edward (mar Martha ?), William (mar Minnie ?)


Surnames: BOOTH WEST
Submitter: Melva ([email protected])
Date: 06 Mar 2001

BOOTH-WEST James and Ann (West) Booth came to Albion around 1856 from Yorkshire, England. Their four children Benjamin, Joshua, Samuel and Sarah came with them. I am looking for information about this family.


Surnames: LARGE HUTCHCRAFT ODAM ODUM HOOVER
Submitter: Jacquie ([email protected])
Date: 04 Mar 2001

ZEPHANIAH LARGE, son of GEORGE FRANKLIN LARGE, and wife, ELIZABETH "MALISSA/MELISSA" HUTCHRAFT LARGE, born at Grayville, October 14, 1880. Eldest child known, siblings. Any info relating to this family would be greatly appreciated.


Surnames: MARTIN ELLIS BIRKS
Submitter: Betty Buchanan Martin ([email protected])
Date: 03 Mar 2001

Need help on Drury/Drewry Martin who married Sarah Birks Ellis 1826 in Edwards Co. Any help appreciated. Betty Buchanan Martin


Surnames: STEVENSON TAIT REDHEAD WOOD
Submitter: Erma Stevenson ([email protected])
Date: 01 Mar 2001

John W. Stevenson married Sarah Tait on February 11, 1834 in Edwards County IL. Sarah Tait was born in Northumbland, England and came to the US in 1818 with her parents Lionel Tait and Barbara Redhead first to Petersburg, VA then after her father died they moved on to IL in 1820. Sarah's siblings were John Tait who married Jane Johnson, Mary Tait who married Capt Hercules Carr or Carroll, Barbara Tait who married William Orange, Lionel Tait Jr., and Jane Tait who did not marry. I would like to exchange information about the Tait and Stevenson families. John Wellard Stevenson and Sarah Tait went to OR in 1853 via the OR Trail. Their children are: John the second, Barbara, Rebecca, George, Sarah and Jane or Jennie. John Wellard Stevenson's father (George Gunning Stevenson)died and his mother (Rebecca Smith) is said to have married a Henry Wood. Any information on that would be most appreciated.


Surnames: SCUDAMORE PICKFORD
Submitter: Mont Mc Millen ([email protected])
Date: 19 Feb 2001

Thomas W. Scudamore b about 1821. Married Jane Pickford 4/25/43 in Albion. Their daughter, Mary, b 5/29/46 is my gg grandmother. I'm looking for records and info on Thomas and Jane.


Surnames: CROME HARRIS BAKER LANCE SHEPERD SCHMITTLER
Submitter: Cathie Carson ([email protected])
Date: 16 Feb 2001

I am searching information on the Crome family from Albion, Edwards County. William R Crome & wife, Mary Jane Baker. Children were Lyman Crome, Lyman married Elizabeth Sheperd(Shepard) and their children were Zola Mae, Mary Juanita, Eva Grace, Ada, William, and Carolyn Hope. If anyone can help with these names, I would love to hear from you.


Surnames: LOMA MARSHALL
Submitter: KNIGHT ([email protected])
Date: 15 Feb 2001

seeking info on ann marshall d1868 married george lomas i have on lomas need on marshal joseph lomas came to edwards co and bennington il in about 1853


Surnames: BASSETT HILL
Submitter: Kathi Flyte ([email protected])
Date: 15 Feb 2001

According to my gr-gr-grandfathers death certificate, he died in EDWARDS CO IL. The place of burial is Humphries Cemetery. I've looked at several lists of cemeteries for Edwards Co & I don't see that one listed. Does anyone know if it is possibly a non-active cemetery or has another name currently?


Surnames: THRALL MORGAN GOULD FLINT
Submitter: Robin Henderson ([email protected])
Date: 12 Feb 2001
URL: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~robinsgenealogypage/

Hi, I'm looking for descendants of Worthy Thrall and Hannah James of Bone Gap, Edwards Co. Their children were Mary Elizabeth, born 1833, married Amos MORGAN; Laura Lucina, born 1835, married Solon GOULD; Cyrus, born 1838; Rachel Emeline, born 1841; Hanna Caroline, born 1845, married C. W. CAMPBELL; and Leonidas Worthy, my great great grandfather, born 1850, married Edith FLINT. Please send me an e-mail if you are connected to this family.


Surnames: KNIGHT THOMPSON
Submitter: J. Denise Wilkinson ([email protected])
Date: 06 Feb 2001

I am searching for my grandparents John H. Knight and Sarah Thompson. John H. was born in Albion Illinois on June 12, 1857. His father was John Knight Sr. His mother is unknown. Both parents were born in Albion. John H. died in Terre Haute Indiana on November 29, 1929. Please contact me should you have any information regarding this family.


Surnames: BROWN COAD ELLARD FOX HEDGE KERSHAW MILLER SHERADEN SPRUELL
Submitter: Donna ([email protected])
Date: 30 Jan 2001

I am looking for births, deaths, probate, wills, etc. for the following family names: Brown. Coad, Ellard, Fox, Hedge, Kershaw, Miller, Shera- den, Spruell, Tait, Veneable, and Watson. Many are buried in Brown's Chapel, Elder and Ridge Cemetaries. Thank you for your time and trouble. Donna


Surnames: HOCKING PERRY
Submitter: Judy Aull ([email protected])
Date: 29 Jan 2001

RE: HOCKING/PERRY I am searching for info on my grandmother and my grandfather, Ella Weese Hocking and Robert Julius Perry. Family history has Ella b. 4/7/1878 in Bone Gap, Edwards Co., Ill and Robert b. 8/3/1868 also in Bone Gap. Perhaps they were wed there. Would appreciate any info anyone would have about them. Thanks.


Surnames: SHARP WILLIAMS CARBAUGH/CARBOUGH
Submitter: Ada Roehm ([email protected])
Date: 29 Jan 2001

I am searching for information on a Julia Sharp Williams. Born approximately 1853. She died in childbirth in Washington territory (state) in 1887. She was married to unknown Williams. She was living at the home of Jacob Carbaugh, Kitsap county Washington state, when she died. A copy of her obituary was posted in Grayville, Illinois newspaper so I'm assuming there were still members of her family living in Grayville,Ill. Her and her husband were probably homesteading in Washington state. Any information would really be appreciated.


Surnames: MARSHALL FRYMAN WRIGHT
Submitter: honore' hill ([email protected])
Date: 20 Jan 2001

Edwards County; Maple Grove Illinois Robert Marshall/Hannah Wright both died there, both born in England 1811-1813. They had Robert A. Marshall; Alfred Wright Marshall born 19 June 1850 married 12 May 1880 to Susan Jane Fryman (b 9 June 1858-16 Dec 1914) and he died 17 July 1931. Any information greatly appreciated,especially on the parents. Thanks. Honore'


Surnames: LARGE HOOVER
Submitter: Jacquie ([email protected])
Date: 12 Jan 2001

Searching for information on the surname: Large. Thomas B. or Oliver Large. One of these died in Edwards Co. in 1912. I have lots of info to share concerning his descendents.


Surnames: BOWMAN FUNKHOUSER
Submitter: NANCY BOWMAN KINDRED ([email protected])
Date: 09 Jan 2001
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Requesting information on Charles Bowman family of Albion, m. Hattie Funkhouser


Surnames: KINDRED BOWMAN
Submitter: Nancy Bowman Kindred ([email protected])
Date: 09 Jan 2001

I am looking for geneological information about the family of Charles Bowman of Albion, IL. His son, Ford W. Bowman, b. 1902, was my father, and he grew up in Albion. His forebears were store owners, I believe.