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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

Bruce Township

(P.O. Streator)

M - R

Name Occupation & Notes Township
McALLISTER, Hector Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McALLISTER, Thos. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McALLISTER, W. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCARD, John Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCLOSKEY, Barney Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCLOSKEY, Pat Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCORMICK, Alfred Retired Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCORMICK, J. G. Engineer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCORMICK, John Retired Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCOUGH, H. C.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCOUGH, John Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCOUGH, Pat Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McCOWAN, John Teamster Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McINERY, Pat Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McINNIS, H. Boot and shoe maker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDERMOTT, John Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDONALD, John Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDONALD, J. Baggageman R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDONALD, Thos.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDONOGH, Rev. J. B. Born in Scotland, 1846.  To La Salle Co., Ill. 1872.  Catholic Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDONOUGH, J. D.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDONOUGH, Mike   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDONOUGH, Thos.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McDONOUGALL, J. H.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McFEELEY, S. A. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McGRATH, Francis Grocer.  Born in Ireland 1820.  To U. S. 1836.  To La Salle Co., Ill 1845.  Married Ann HICKEY.  Children:  Terrence F. and May. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McGRATH, Terrence Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McGURN, John   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McNAMARA, Tom Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McQUOWN, S. Soda water mfg. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McVEAN, J. D. Miller Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
McVEAN, D. & Son Milling.  To La Salle Co., Ill in 1859. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, Benjamin Farmer.  Born in Fayette Co., Penn. 1814.  To this county 1833. Married Sarah E. SHEPPARD.  Four boys and three girls. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, Filmore Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, Geo. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, Jabez Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, Joseph Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, Lay Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, L. T. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, N., Jr. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, N. G. Retired farmer.  Born Fayette Co., Penn. 1809.  To this county 1833.  His wife was Elizabeth McCORMICK.  Four sons and two daughters. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, Norton, Sr. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, S. M. Retired farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MACKEY, Windfield Rents farm Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MAHON, G. L. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MAHONY, Andy Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MAHONEY, Wm.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MALLETT, C. N. Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MALONEY, Pat Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MALOY, Martin Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MALOY, Thos.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MANLEY, E. P. Tinsmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MANSON, Paul Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MARSHALL, John Dyer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MARSHALL, P.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MASON, Lewis R. R. engineer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MASON, Wm. Drayman Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MAURMAN, S. Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MERRITT, A. P. Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MERRITT, D. S. Retired farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MERRITT, Ed Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MERRITT, H. L. Weigh-master #4 Coal mine Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MERRITT, J. Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MILLER, Fred Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MILLER, John Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MILLER, Joseph Teamster Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MILLS, L. C. Weigh-master #2 Coal mine Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MINOR, W. H. Hotel keeper Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MITCHELL, D. B. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MONHEIM, Wm. Barber Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MONHEIM, Mathias Retired Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOODY, P. L. Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOORE, George Carpenter.  Born Wayne Co., N.Y. 1829.  To this county 1858.  Married Hester DEAN, who was born in N.Y.  Children:  James R.; Cassius; Ida; Edith; Clara; Charley. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOORE, R. W. Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORAN, Luke Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOREHOUSE, H. N. Wooden furniture store Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOREHOUSE, Jas. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORGAN, Jas. Section boss for R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORGAN, Jno Butcher Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORGAN, L. B. Stone mason Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORGAN, W. H. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORPHY, Jas. Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORRIS, E. J. R. R. Engineer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORRIS, Wm. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORRISON, Mat. Farm Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORRISON, Jas. Blacksmith.  Born Scotland, 1823.  To this county 1849.  Married, Margaret McLOUED.  Children:  James; Henry; Frankie; Charley; Maria; Maggie. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MORROW, Robert Engineer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOSES, Julius Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOSHER, Jos. Furniture store Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOSHER, Wm. R. R. conductor Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOSHER, W. G. Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MULADORE, Geo. T. Mfg. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MULADORE, Jno. Teamster Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MULFORD, W. H. H. Brick mason Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MULICK, Chas. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MULICK, M. B. R. R. laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MULLERY, Dennis Shoemaker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MURDOCK, J. D. Atty. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MURDOCK, Matthew Moulder Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MURPHY, Ed   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MURPHY, Francis Coal dealer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MURRAY, Jas.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MURRY, Levi Stone mason Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MUSHGRAVE, Joshua Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MOWBRAY, Thos. Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
MYER, Isaiah Retired Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
NELSON, Samuel   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
NEWBERRY, Jabez Shoemaker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
NEWTON, E. S. Doctor Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
NICHOLAS, Elias   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
NICKSON, Wm. Teamster Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
NIDOM, David   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
NOEL, Wm. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
O'BRIEN, John   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
O'CONNOR, Morris R. R. Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
O'DONNELL, E. R. Harness & saddle maker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
O'DONNELL, Pat Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
O'GARA, C. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
O'NEIL, Barney Ret. farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
O'NEIL, Josiah Blacksmith.  Born in Virginia, 1835.  To this county 1849.  Married, Matilda WOODRUFF.  Children:  P.M.;  W.E.; J. A.; Clara; A. J.; T. M.; M. A.;  Tyler; Tina. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
OAKS, J. B. Restaurant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
OPPENHEIM, Wm.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ORR, Jas. Painter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
OSLIDGE, Henry Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
OVERHALT, Mrs. M. E. Born Penn. 1846.  To this county 1868.  Widow of Martin L. OVERHALT, who died 1877 at 40 years old.  He was born in Fayette Co., Penn. and came to this county in 1867.  Children: Anna Myra; and Samuel M. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
OVERHOLT, M. F. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
OVERHOLT, S. H.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
OYES, Alex.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PAINTER, A. J. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PAINTER, U. S. Real estate Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PALLETT, Thos.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PARKER, Alex M. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PARKER, S. C.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PARKER, Wm. F. Streator Mfg. Co. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PARMER, Thos.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PASTER, S.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATON, Geo. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATON, Hugh   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATRICK, R. W.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATTERSON, A. J. Mason Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATTERSON, Arthur Enterprise Plaining Mill Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATTERSON, Ed   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATTERSON, F. M. Enterprise Plaining Mill Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATTERSON, Jesse   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PATTERSON, S. H. Mason Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PAUL, H.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PAUL, M.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PAULEY, A. B. Harness maker.  Born in N.Y. 1844.  To this county 1855.  Married, Emma REIGLES.  Children:  Julia; William; George; Henry. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PENN, Jas. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PERKEY, J. C. Mason Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PERRY, J. B. Weigh man #1 shaft Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PERRY, Jno Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PETERS, Mike Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PETERSON, John   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PETERSON, Nels Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PETTINGELL, W. W. Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PILCHER, W. H. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLAUGER, Jas. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLIMMER, John Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLOWMAN, Joseph Drayman Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLUMB, F. M. Retired Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLUMB, Faucett Real estate Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLUMB, Nelson Coal operator Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLUMB, Porter Mfg. Streator Mfg. Company Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLUMB, Ralph President R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PLUMB, Samuel Treasurer at Bank.  Born N. Y. 1812.  To this state and county 1869.  Children:  May; Jessie; Walter; Bertha. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
POPE, W. D. Butcher Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PORTER, Samuel Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
POWERS, Geo.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
POWERS, Wm. H. Drayman Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PRATT, Arthur   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PRATT, J. D. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PRICE, Reese Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PRICE, Wm.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PRINDLE, C. S.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PURCELL, Michael Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PURCELL, Richard Saloon Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
PYLES, Peter Soap maker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RAINEY, Alfred Hotel keeper Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RATHKE, Gus.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RATIGAN, Mike Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RAUCHENSPLATT, Fred'k Cigar maker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
REDDY, Thos.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
REED, Samuel Saloon Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
REED, Paul Drayman Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
REESE, Wm.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
REEVES, Walter Atty. at Law.  Born in Penn. 1848.   To this county 1856.  Married, M. M. COGSWELL. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RENDERS, Michael Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
REYNOLDS, Jno.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RICH, Geo.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RICHARDS, Chas. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RICHARDS, Fred. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RICHARDS, Geo. L. Cashier bank Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RICHARDS, Wm.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RICHARDSON, J. S.  Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RICHARDSON, Wm. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RIERDON, Pat   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RIGGS, Wm. H. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROBERTS, Anderson   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROBERTS, Jerry Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROBERTS, Joseph   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROBERTS, L. A.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROBERTS, T. R. Restaurant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROCKWOOD, Chas. Ice dealer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROCKWOOD, Warren Ice dealer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROGAN, Jno.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROLLO, Jno. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROONEY, Thos. Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ROWLEY, H. J. Livery Stable.  Born in N. Y. 1834.  To this county 1873.  Married, Frances KILBOURN.  Children:  Julia J.; Atlanta; Leslie. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RUDISILL, H. C. Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RUHL, J. D. Gardener Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RUSH, Jas. L. Barber Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RUSH, Pat.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RUTAN, Josiah Printer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RYAN, H. J. Teamster Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RYAN, Jas. P. Teamster Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RYAN, John Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RYON, F. M. Postmaster.  Born in Illinois 1842.  Married Margaret GRABBTheir children:  Wallace H. and Jessie May.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RYON, H. N. Atty. at Law.  Born Penn. 1832.  To this county 1838.  Married, Ann HIDDLESON.  Children:  Oscar B.; Clara V.; Charles E.; Ralph M.  Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RYON, Jno. S. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
RYON, Thos.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator

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