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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)

S - Z

Name Occupation & Notes Township
SALSBURY, Samuel Agent Amer. Express Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SARGENT, E. P. Route agent R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SATERFIELD, A. E. Painter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SAWYER, John Farmer.  Born in La Salle Co. 1853.  Son of John SAWYER, who died in 1874 Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCHAUB, Mike Saloon Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCHERFF, Henry Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCHERFF, Jno.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCHERFF, Martin Jr.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCHERFF, Martin Boot & shoe maker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCLACHTER , P. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCHROEDER, C. Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCHULER, G. L. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SCOULER, A. Saloon.  Born in Scotland 1841.  To this county 1872.  Married Barbara LINDSEY.  4 children living and 2 dead.  Those living: Thomas; William; Barbara; Mary. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SEELEY, R. D.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SHACKLETON, B. D. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SHAFFENBERG, Robt. Butcher Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SHASTEL, Jno.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SHEFFIELD, Jas. Marble dealer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SHERMAN, G. W. Livery stable Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SHESTZINGER, M. L.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SHOOP, L. B. Bakery Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SIMMONS, H. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SIMMONS, J. W. Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SIMPSON, D. R.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SIMPSON, Robt. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SIPE, Jacob Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SKINNER, Jno. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SMAUK, W. A.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SMITH, Jas.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SMITH, Jno.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SMITH, Jonathan Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SMITH, J. F. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SMITH, Mrs. J. S. Born Lacon, Illinois in 1840.  To this county 1871.  She is the widow of J. SMITH, who died in 1875.  He was born in Ohio and came to La Salle Co. in 1850.  She had 2 children by 1st husband, William H. BOYS and Lillian M.  And, one by 2nd husband, Arthur SMITH. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SNYDER, S. W. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SNYDER, W. R. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SOHNS, Chris. Saloon Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SOLOMON, B. F. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SOLOMON, E. T. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SOWDEN, T. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SOWDEN, Tim.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPACHT, Lewis Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPENCER, A. S.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPENCER, Chas.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPENCER, D. J. Mason Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPENCER, George   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPENCER, John   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPENSLEY, J. H. Mason Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPRAGUE, C. D. Village police Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPRAGUE, Lewis W. Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SPROULY, John   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STAHK, Henry   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STAHL, Lewis Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STANDISH, H. H. Painter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STAPLETON, Wm. Barber Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
ST. CLAIR, B. F. Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEFFINS, Simon Boot & Shoemaker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEIN, Herman   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEPHENS, C. E. Bookkeeper R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEPHENS, T. S. Saloon Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STERN, M. L. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STETSON, H. D. Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEVENS, W. S.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEVENSON, V. A.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEWART, Chas. R. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEWART, F. A. Doctor Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEWART, Jas. Boot & Shoemaker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STONEHAM, I. I. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STONEHAM, John Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEWART, Rev. S. F. Minister Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STEWART, W. S.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STOKES, J. W. Shoemaker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
STROM, John Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SUNNICKS, M. D. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SWAINS, (NFN) Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SWARTZ, Alex. Butcher Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SWARTZ, A. B. Butcher Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SWARTZ, Jas. Butcher Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SWARTZ, Z. Ret. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SWEETZER, J. H. Dealer in agl. implements Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
SYMONS, John Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TABB, Jos. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TALBOTT, C. H. Painter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TALMAN, Henry Fireman #1 shaft Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TAYLOR, J. I.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
THRALL, Philip Drayman Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TETER, J. W. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
THOMAS, Geo.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
THOMAS, M.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
THOMAS, Wm. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
THORNE, Mat.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TILLBURY, Warren Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TIMMONS, J. W. Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TOOL, Jas. Works on R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TRACY, John   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TRIDELL, T. C. Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TURNEY, J. W.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
TYLER, A. E. Treasurer Streator Coal Co. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
VAN SLADE, S. H.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
VARIN, Geo. Bookkeeper Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
VEACH, C. A. Route agent for R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
VROMAN, Frank Paper hanger Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WAGONER, John C. R. R. engineer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WAGONER, John I.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WALES, J.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WALTER, N. C. Clerk Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WALLACE, Walter Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WALLACE, Wm. Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WALREN, Ed   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WARD, John I. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WARD, J. L. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WARREN, Luther Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WASHBURN, A. Carpenter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WASHBURN, C. S. Painter Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WAUCHAPE, Andrew Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WEAST, Joseph Saloon Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WEAST, Peter Saloon Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WEATHERLY, Jacob Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WEBBER, A.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WEBBER, C. H. Cigar maker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WEBBER, G. H. Cigar maker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WEBBER, J. F. Cigar maker Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WELLS, G. R. Doctor Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WELSH, Jas.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WELSH, Noah   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WELSH, Richard   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WELSHANS, Geo. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WEST, Chas.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WESTWOOD, Joseph Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WHEELER, J. C. Conductor R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WHEELER, J. S.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WHITE, John Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WHITE, S. H.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WHITE, W. H. Laborer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WHITE, W. J. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WHITNEY, N. C. Ret. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILKINS, Ed Brakeman Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILLEY, A.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILLEY, Thos. Farmer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILLIAMS, D. Blacksmith Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILLIAMS, J.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILLIAMS, W. W.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILLIAMSON, Guy   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILLIAMSON, S. H. Cashier R. R. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WISHER, C. W.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILSON, James G. Bank cashier.  Born Fayette Co., Penn 1849.  To Illinois 1869.  To this county 1870.  Married 1871, Margaret A. FINLEY, who was born in Fayette Co., Penn in 1851.  Children:  Robert L.; Anna R.; James G. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILSON, Jos.   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WILSON, Wm. Boarding House Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WINSETT, Rev. A. Minister Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WITHROW, C. W. Grain dealer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOLFF, Xavier Saloon.  Born in France, 1836.  To this county 1856.  Married, Christina KAUFFMAN.  Children: Frank; Paulina; Christina; Frederick; J. B.; Gottleib; and Carrie. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOLFERMAN, David Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOLVERTEN, S. E. Lightening rod agent Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WONDERS, Harry Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOOD, Henry Surveyor Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOODS, Rev. Leroy Pastor/Cumberland Presb. Church.  Born South Tennessee 1809.  To this state and county in 1869.  He is a descendant of Col. BREVORD of North Carolina.  His wife is Louisa LINSLEY, daughter of the first Pres. of the first college in Ohio.  Oldest brother was a missionary in Africa for 40 years.  Children:  Clara; F. C.; Elizabeth S.; D. L.; E. J.; Africa for 40 years.  Children:  Clara; F. C.; Elizabeth S.; D. L.; E. J.; H. L.; E. D..  (Those dead are: Carrie J.; May; Joe N.; Lee Roy; Harriet; Emily) Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOODWARD, O. V. Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOOLLEY, Milton (MD) Born Washington, Dutchess Co., N.Y. in 1809.  Married 1839, Margaret DODGE, daughter of Dr. John DODGE.  In 1849 he went to LaSalle Co., Ill.   Four daughters and 3 sons.  The 4th, Robert aged 23 yrs old, died in 1876. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOOLEY, Myron   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WOOLEY, Stephen Merchant Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WORLDS, Hiram Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WORLDS, Wm. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WRIGHT, Elias Vet. Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WRIGHT, John Stone dealer Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
WYNN, Thos. Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
YAGER, Henry Miner Bruce Township-P.O. Streator
YARNELL, Samuel   Bruce Township-P.O. Streator

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