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1877 Biographical Directory

Taken from The Past and Present of La Salle County, Illinois
Chicago: H. F. Kett & Co., Cor. 5th Ave. and Washington St. 1877

Adams Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
ALBORD, Loftus Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
ALLEN, Jeremiah Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
AMBURN, Ira Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
ANNABLE, Joseph Photographer.  Leland Adams Township
ANDERSON, A. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
ANDERSON, Abraham Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
ANDERSON, C. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
ANDERSON, E. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
ANDERSON, L. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
ANDERSON, T. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
ANDREWSEN, O., Rev. Minister.  Leland Adams Township
AUSTIN, Wm. Blacksmith.  Leland Adams Township
BALL, L. Curtis Merchant.  Leland Adams Township
BARNES, Thos. Hotel keeper.  Leland Adams Township
BASTIAN, Frederick Farmer.  Northville.  Born France 1839.  To LaSalle Co. 1844.  Married 1862, Miss Magdalena GIROLT, of France.  Children:  Caroline; George; Frederick; Elizabeth; Ella; Daniel. Adams Township
BATHURST, S. B. Prin. of school.  Leland Adams Township
BEARDSLEY, Albert Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
BEARDSLEY, Edwin Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
BEARDSLEY, Henry Farmer.  Northville.  Born Mass. 1819.  To this county 1838.  Married Lavinia BLAKE, of Mass. in 1836.  Children:  William; Adaline; Chester; Emma; Albert; Marshall; Oscar. Adams Township
BECK, John Henry Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Prussia 1837.  To LaSalle Co. 1847.  Married Margaret GROFF, of Ill. 1863.  Children:  Anna L.; Louisa A.; John F.; Margaret; Lilla D.; and adopted son, Albin SOWER. Adams Township
BENNETT, F. Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
BENNETT, Geo. Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
BERNARD, A. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
BERNARD, H. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
BETTING, Ambrose Merchant.  Leland Adams Township
BLANCHARD, Wm. Farmer.  Northville.  Born England 1826.  To LaSalle Co. 1850.  Married Mary Ann WALLIS, of England in 1853.  Children:  Isabella; Geo. W.; Josephine; Alice; Charles; Anna; Frances; Hannah. Adams Township
BLOOD, Isaac Druggist.  Leland Adams Township
BOOMER, Sanford Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
BOSTON, Wm. Works in lumber yard.  Leland Adams Township
BOSWORTH, David Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
BRANDENBURGER, Reinhart Farmer.  Leland.  Born Germany 1848.  To LaSalle Co. 1856.  Married Caroline HANNAMAN, of Germany 1875. Adams Township
BRANDENBERGER, Wilhelmina, Mrs. Farming.  Leland.  Widow of John J. (he was born Germany 1813.  Came to LaSalle Co. 1856) married Wilhelmina ZILNER, of Germany in 1842.  He died 1875.  Children:  Reinhardt and Mary E. Adams Township
BRAFFETT, A. M. Carriage trimmer.  Leland Adams Township
BROWN, Edgar Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
BROWN, Frank G. Telegraph operator.  Leland Adams Township
BROWN, Stephen R. R. ticket agent.  Leland.  Born Mass. 1821.  To LaSalle Co. 1857.  Married Miss Sophia FLEMING, of Mass., in 1846.  Children:  Edgar C.; Frank G.; Charlie; Willie. Adams Township
BROWNING, William Farmer.  Northville.  Born England 1839.  To LaSalle Co. 1857.  Married Miss Frances CARR, of Illinois 1866.  Children:  Nina M.;   Elsie M; Ida. Adams Township
BRUNSON, Reuben Farmer.  Northville.  Born N.Y. 1817.  To La Salle Co. 1838.  Married Miss Deborah TOWNSEND of N.Y. in 1845.  Children:  Ruhama; Albert; Jay; Alice; Arthur. Adams Township
BULEN, Christen Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1814.  To La Salle Co. 1845.  Married Miss Ann KNUDSON, of Norway in 1840.  Children:  Knute; Samuel; Isabella; Sarah; Louisa. Adams Township
BULAND, Knute Grain merchant. Leland Adams Township
BULAND, Samuel Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
BUTLER, John Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
BUTLER, Thomas Teacher.  Northville.  Born Illinois 1856.  To LaSalle Co. 1875.  Married Miss Alice BRUNSON of Illinois 1877. Adams Township
CAIN, Charles Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
CALLAGAN, W. Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
CAMPION, Patrick Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
CARPENTER, Ethan Postmaster.  Leland.  Born Westchester Co., N.Y.  Came to La Salle Co. 1852.  Married Maria C. KINNE of N.Y. in 1857.  Children:  Clara; Chester; Etta. Adams Township
CARPENTER, Horace Farmer.  Leland.  Born Westchester Co., N.Y. 1823.  To this county 1855.  Marred Mary T. DAVENPORT of Westchester Co., N.Y. in 1847. Adams Township
CLARK, G. Farm.  Northville Adams Township
CLAUDE, G. H. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
CLAUDE, Henry Farm.  Northville Adams Township
CLIFFORD, W. G. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
CONDELL, Joseph Farm.  Somonauk Adams Township
CONVERSE, Amasa Lord Minister & farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Vermont 1816.  To this county 1846.  Married Sarah L. GOULD, of N.Y. 1848.  Children: Edward;  William; Theodore. Adams Township
COOPER, Chaucy Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Michigan 1845.  To this county 1853.  Married Julia PRICE, of Prince Edwards Island in 1872.  Children:  Clara V.; Lillian M.; and Allie N. Adams Township
COOPER, Geo. O. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
COOPER, J. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
COOPER, Thaddeus Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born N.Y. 1834.  To this county 1853.  Married Melvina COVELL, of N.Y. in 1866.  Children: Mary J.; Frank; Charles.  Adams Township
COOPER, Z. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
COTTEW, Abram Farm.  Northville Adams Township
COTTEW, Alfred Farm. Northville Adams Township
COTTEW, J. Farm. Northville Adams Township
COTTEW, J. Farm. Northville Adams Township
COTTEW, Stephen Farm. Northville Adams Township
COTTEW, Thos. Farm. Northville Adams Township
COTTEW, W., Sr. Farm. Northville Adams Township
COTTEW, W., Jr. Farm. Northville Adams Township
COULTRIP, William Farm.  Somonauk.  Born England 1837.  To this county 1857. Married Sarah BRIGHAM of Michigan, 1863.  Children: James; William; Clarence; Clara Bell; Sarah Ann. Adams Township
DALE, Arthur Hardware.  Leland Adams Township
DANNAWETZ, Henry Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
DARBY, Jas. Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
DAWSON, Job Sells windmills.  Leland Adams Township
DEWEY, Alonzo Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
DEWEY, Ansel Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Mass. 1796.  To this county 1837.  Married Miss Philancy ALVORD of Mass in 1827.  Children:  Mary E.; Milton; Frances; Maria; Chancy; William; Henrietta; Charles. Adams Township
DOHERTY, Simon Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
DOHERTY, Thos. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
DONOVAN, S. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
DORSETT, G. Farmer. Leland Adams Township
DRUCE, Stephen Switchman.  Leland Adams Township
DRUM, E. W. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
EDWINSON, Gunder Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
EDWINSON, Ole Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
EGENESS, Anthony Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
EGENESS, Thos. Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
EHMKE, J. Laborer.  Somonauk Adams Township
ERICKSON, Ira Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
ERICKSON, N. Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
EVANS, David Carriage maker.  Leland Adams Township
FARLEY, Christ Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
FLAHERTY, M. J. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
FLAHERTY, Patrick Saloon.  Leland Adams Township
FLATTREE, T. T. Retired farmer.  Leland Adams Township
FOREMAN, B. F. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
FOREMAN, Wm. M. Physician.  Leland Adams Township
FOSSEEN, O. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
FRANCIS, Edward Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
FULLER, Joseph Carpenter.  Leland Adams Township
GLENN, Thos. Saloon keeper.  Leland Adams Township
GLETTY, George Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born France 1837.  To this county 1870.  Married Sopha GUTH of this county  in 1870.  Children:  Albert and George. Adams Township
GRAEFF, I. N. Grain merchant.  Leland Adams Township
GROVER, C. C. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
GROVER, N. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
GUNDERSON, George Shoemaker.  Leland Adams Township
GUNDERSON, T. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
GURR, G. Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
GURR, Stephen Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
HAAS, Eugene Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
HALVARSON, A. K. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HALVARSON, Chas. K. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HALVARSON, John K. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HALVARSON, Knute Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1813.  To this county 1838.  Married Elizabeth OLSON, of Norway in 1841.  Children:  Nels; Alexander; John; Betsey; Charles; Sarah; Ann; Ellen; Elias. Adams Township
HANSON, A. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HANSON, Ole Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1827.  To this county 1839.  Married Isabella OSMONSON, of Illinois in 1855.  She died 1873.  Children:  Henry; George; Emma; Charles; Joseph; Simon. Adams Township
HARMON, C. D. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
HARMON, J. B. Retired farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HILL, Ole Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1838.  To this county 1855.  Married Isabella BULAND, of Norway in 1865.  Children: Wm.; Clarence; Joseph; Emma; Anna. Adams Township
HINKLEY, Darvin Physician.  Leland Adams Township
HOEY, Jas. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HOLMES, R. Retired farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HUBBELL, Silas Painter.  Leland Adams Township
HUGGETT, Jas. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HUGGETT, John Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HUGGETT, Wm. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HUM, George Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HUM, Henry Farmer.  Leland.  Born Penn. 1811.  To this county 1851.  Married Anna KECK, of Penn in 1831.  Children:  David; Jacob; Daniel; Mary Ann; Elizabeth; George; Steven. Adams Township
HUM, Stephen Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
HUPACH, Andrew Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Prussia 1814.  To this county 1849.  Married Agusta CLASS, of Germany 1851.  Children:  Henry; Helen; Celia; Isabella; Emma; Alford; William; Elenora; Annie; Casper. Adams Township
HUPACH, Henry Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
JACOBS, Oden Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
JACOBSON, Cornelius Peddler Adams Township
JACOBSON, G. W.   Adams Township
JACOBSON, Jacob C. Merchant.  Leland Adams Township
JENKS, Franklin V. Farmer.  Northville.  Born N.Y. 1822.  To this county 1863.  Married Harriet NEWHALL, of Vt. in 1850.  Children:  Sylvia; Zelica; Maude; Fremont; Merritt; Hattie; George; Adah; Marion; Adelaide. Adams Township
JOHNSON, Edwin Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
JOHNSON, G. Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1817.  To this county 1843.  Married Sarah BENEDICTSON, of Norway in 1849.  Children:  Edwin; Joseph; Benjamin; Anna Mary. Adams Township
JOHNSON, H. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
JOHNSON, J. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
JOHNSON, John A. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
JOHNSON, R. S., Rev. Minister.  Leland Adams Township
JOHNSON, T. M. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
JOHNSON, T. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
JORSTAD, E. O. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
JORSTAD, J. R. School teacher.  Leland Adams Township
KASTLER, Louis Farmer.  Leland.  Born France 1832.  To this county 1844.  Married Miss Catherine MILLER, of Germany in 1860.  She died 1874.  Children:  Edward; George; William; Emma; Frank. Adams Township
KEENAN, E. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
KELLOGG, G. D. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
KENNEDY, Wm. Druggist.  Leland Adams Township
KETCHUM, V. B. Grocer.  Leland.  Born N.Y. 1833.  To this county 1854.  Married Miss Susan J. DAVIDSON, of N.Y. in 1857.  Children:  Ida and Minnie. Adams Township
KINNE, Eli Justice of Peace.  Leland Adams Township
KINNE, S. H. Retired farmer.  Leland Adams Township
KLOVE, Andrew Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1828.  To this county 1854.  Married Randrei GROVER, of Norway 1855.  Children:  Julia; Andrew; Clara; Isabella; Lydia; Josephine; Martha. Adams Township
KNIGHT, D. H. Farm.  Northville Adams Township
KNIGHT, E. G. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
KNIGHT, J. B. Farm.  Northville Adams Township
KNIGHT, James J. Retired farmer.  Northville.  Born Maine 1798.  To this county 1853.  Married Sophia HOLDEN, of Maine, 1827.  Children:  James; Elijah; Aaron; Robert; Daniel; Mark; Eliza; Catherine; Sophia; Mary. Adams Township
KNIGHT, Joseph Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
KNIGHT, M. M. Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
KNUDSON, Andrew Shoemaker.  Leland Adams Township
LANDA, Christopher Retired farmer.  Leland Adams Township
LANE, Hosea Blacksmith.  Leland Adams Township
LARSON, H. H. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
LARSON, J. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
LEVERY, August Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
LORD, A. C. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
LORD, Edward Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
LORD, Wm. W. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
LOVE, Oscar Painter.  Leland Adams Township
McHALE, John Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
McNAIR, Alex Saloon keeper.  Leland Adams Township
MACKIN, James Farmer.  Leland.  Born Ireland 1838.  To this county 1858.  Married Catherine ROACH, of Ireland, in 1855.  She died 1875.  Children:  Mary; Sarah; and Daniel.  Married #2, Mary J. FOLEY, of Leland, Ill, 1876. Adams Township
MADISON, I. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
MARCUSON, B. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
MARTIN, Joseph Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
MERVIN, H. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
MILLER, Christ. Expressman.  Leland Adams Township
MILLOY, Jas. J. Stone mason.  Leland Adams Township
MOORE, Edward Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
NELSON, Jens Carpenter.  Leland Adams Township
NELSON, Nels J. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
NELSON, Nels Retired farmer.  Leland Adams Township
NEVELL, Henry Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
NEWELL, D. C. Carpenter.  Leland Adams Township
OLSON, Frederick Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
OLSON, K. T. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
OLSON, Nelse Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1827.  To this county 1836.  Married Martha Elizabeth JACOBSON, of Norway in 1875.  Son:  Ole. Adams Township
OLSON, Tobias Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
OSMAN, Owen House mover.  Leland Adams Township
OSTRUS, O. O. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
PARRIS, Alfred Farm.  Somonauk Adams Township
PARRIS, John Farm.  Somonauk Adams Township
PARRIS, Mark Farm.  Leland Adams Township
PEDERSON, Ole R. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
PETERSON, H. Retired farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
PETERSON, K. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
PETERSON, Nels Farm.  Leland Adams Township
PETERSON, Ole Blacksmith.  Leland Adams Township
PETERSON, P. A. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
PETERSON, P. E. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
PIERCE, Ebenezer Farm.  Leland Adams Township
PIERCE, Nathaniel Farm.  Leland.  Born this county 1840.  Wife, Esther HUGGETT, born England 1844.  Married 1863.  Children:  Wm., 1865; Waller, 1865; Jas., 1868; Judith, 1870; Samuel, 1871; Nathan, 1873; Jessie, 1875. Adams Township
PIERCE, Mary, Mrs. Leland.  Widow of Nathaniel S.  He was born Mass. 1804.  To this county 1838.  Married Mary SIMMONS, of Mass. in 1828 and died 1876.  Children:  Deborah; Hannah; Mary; Lucy; Susan; Samuel; Ella; Nathaniel; Betsey; Ebenezer. Adams Township
PISHA, Nelson Stone mason.  Leland Adams Township
POTTER, Anson Grain merchant.  Leland Adams Township
POTTER, C. M. Live stock dealer.  Leland Adams Township
POTTER, Frank Leland Adams Township
POTTER, Horatio Leland Adams Township
POTTER, Myron Hardware.  Leland Adams Township
PRICE, Dan'l D. Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born N.Y. 1813.  To La Salle County 1853.  Married Amarilla COVELL, of N.Y. in 1834.  Children:  Lafayette; Oren; Salmon; and William. Adams Township
PRIDGEN, Jno. Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
REIMENSNYDER, Henry Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
REMPE, Christopher Wagons & windmills.  Leland Adams Township
RICHOLSON, Benj. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
RICHOLSON, Helen, Mrs. Leland.  Widow of Lars.  (He was born Norway 1806.  To this county 1844.  Married Helen JOHNSON, of Norway in 1834.  Died 1868.) Children:  Richol; John; Samuel; Oley; Caroline; Sarah; Isabella; Benjamin. Adams Township
RICHARDSON, A. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
RICHARDSON, Ole Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
RICHARDSON, Richard Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
RIDGE, Wm. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
ROGERS, Benj.  F. Farmer.  Leland.  Born Maine 1828.  To La Salle Co. 1854.  Married Eliza B. KNIGHT, of Maine 1854.  Children:  Alpheus; Katie; Truman; Myra; and Justin. Adams Township
ROLFE, J. G. Harness maker.  Leland Adams Township
RUMNEY, R. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
RUMNEY, W. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
SATLER, Amos T. Watch maker.  Leland Adams Township
SATLER, Ole E. Shoes & boots.  Leland Adams Township
SATLER, Tobias Carpenter.  Leland Adams Township
SAWYER, Erasmus Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1824.  To this county 1846.  Married Anna ANDERSON, of Norway, in 1859.  Children:  Otellia; Esther; Rascinius; Albert; Willis; Franklin; Emma. Adams Township
SCHNEITER, John Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Switzerland 1843.  To this county 1870.  Married Emma PRICE, of N.Y. 1866.  She died 1874.  Son: Freddie. Adams Township
SCHROEDER, Fred'k Saloon.  Leland Adams Township
SEXTON, Jno. Watchman.  Leland Adams Township
SHERMAN, David Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
SIMONSON, Omund Merchant.  Leland Adams Township
SKINNER, Abram Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
SKINNER, Matilda, Mrs. Leland.  Widow of Charles D.  (He was born Penn. 1827.  To this county 1848.  Married Matilda D. SURDAM, of New Jersey in 1850; died 1866) Children:  Abraham; Joanna; Mary; Sarah; S.B. Etta. Adams Township
SMITH, Jas. Retired merchant.  Leland Adams Township
SNELLING, Benj. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
SNELLING, Horace Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
SNYDER, Jno. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
SPRINGSTEAD, D. Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
SPRINGSTEAD, R. Farmer.  Northville Adams Township
ST. JOHN, E. Hotel keeper.  Leland Adams Township
STARR, Geo. G. Meat market.  Leland Adams Township
STARR, Robt. Meat market.  Leland Adams Township
STEINBORN, W. Farm.  Somonauk Adams Township
STOUTENBURG, Evert Farmer.  Northville.  Born N.Y. 1824.  To this county 1851.  Married Mary UHL, of N.Y. in 1849.  Children:  R.D.;  Ellie; Maria; Ida; Charles; Frank; Mary; Herbert and Lewis (twins). Adams Township
STUNGELAND, Sam'l Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
TALBOTT, Alfred Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
TALBOTT, Geo. School teacher.  Leland Adams Township
TARKET, I. J. Carpenter.  Leland Adams Township
THOMPSON, A. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
THOMPSON, Benedick Butcher.  Leland Adams Township
THOMPSON, I. Furniture dealer.  Leland Adams Township
THOMPSON, Hans Retired farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1811.  To this county 1848.  Married Wilhelmine GUNOOLDSON, of Norway, in 1847.  Children:  Caroline and Juliane. Adams Township
THOMPSON, Hans Clerk.  Leland Adams Township
THOMPSON, Ole Farm.  Leland Adams Township
THOMPSON, O. C. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
THOMPSON, Thomas Grain merchant.  Leland.  Born Norway 1832.  To this county 1854.  Married Caroline SATTER, of Norway in 1861.  Children:  Lewis; Stanley; Cora; Nellie; Gennetta. Adams Township
THOMPSON, Thos. Clerk.  Leland Adams Township
THORNSON, Jno. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
THORNSON, Richard Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
THORNSON, Thorn Farmer.  Leland.  Born Norway 1817.  To this county 1845.  Married Malinda RICHARDSON, of Norway, in 1844.  Children:  Thomas; Richard; John; Isabella; Anna; Malinda; Mary; Ellen; Julia. Adams Township
THORNSON, Thos. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
THORSEN, Sam'l Stone mason.  Leland Adams Township
TOMLIN, Edward Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
TOMLIN, Geo. M. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
TOMLIN, Jas. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
TURK, Paul Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
TURK, Ernest Farmer.  Leland.  Born Germany 1852.  To this county 1866.  Married Mary E. BRANDENBURGER, of LaSalle Co., Ill. in 1877.  Adams Township
ULRICK, Clements Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
VANDUSEN, Jacob S. Carpenter.  Leland Adams Township
VARREL, Enoch Retired farmer.  Leland Adams Township
WALLIS, Geo. Jr. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
WALLUN, G. G. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
WANGLER, Peter Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
WANTZ, Joseph Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
WANTZ, Minna, Mrs. Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Germany.  Married Alben SPRINGSTED, of N.Y. in 1847.  He died 1850.  Children:  Constantine and Fernando.  M#2, Joseph WANTZ, of Ill. in 1851.  Children:  Adolph; Ottilie; Helen; Matilda; Adeline; Emma; Friedericke.  (Does not live with Mr. Wantz) Maiden name was Minna WIMME. Adams Township
WARNER, Arthur Tinsmith.  Leland Adams Township
WATSON, Geo. F. Merchant.  Leland Adams Township
WEBB, Frank R. Physician.  Leland Adams Township
WEBB, Jas. Blacksmith.  Leland Adams Township
WELSH, Thos. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
WHITMAN, Chas. Farm.  Somonauk Adams Township
WHITMORE, John Myron Farmer.  Northville.  Born La Salle Co., Ill 1850.  Married Susan M. OSGOOD, of Texas, in 1870.  Children:  Luana and John. Adams Township
WHITNEY, A. W. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
WHITNEY, Norman Police mag.  Leland Adams Township
WHITNEY, O. A. Farmer.  Leland Adams Township
WITTMAUN, Chr. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
WITTMAUN, J. Farmer.  Somonauk Adams Township
WOLD, L. Julius Cabinet maker.  Leland Adams Township
WOODS, Geo. Farm.  Leland Adams Township
WOODS, Mark Laborer.  Leland Adams Township
YOUNG, George Lumber merchant.  Leland.  Born N.Y. 1830.  To this county 1866.  Married Lydia ATHERTON, of N.Y. in 1852. Adams Township

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