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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

Dimmick Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
AUTH, Conrad Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
AUTH, Wm. Farmer.  Dimmick.  Born Penn. 1854.  To this county 1872. Dimmick Township
BARRETT, Robert   Dimmick Township
BEERIDER, Chas. Farm.  Peru Dimmick Township
BEGLEY, Michael Laborer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
BENNETT, R. H. Farmer.  Dimmick.  Born Canada 1845.  To this county 1865.  Married 1870 Ellen TRANSANT.  She was born in Canada in 1848; died 1874.  Children:  Chas. W., 1872;  John Henry, 1872. Dimmick Township
BILLESBACH, John Rents farm.  Peru Dimmick Township
BLACK, W. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
BROWN, C. R. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
BROWN, H. L. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
BROWN, N. R. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
BURNS, L. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
CAHILL, Richard Section boss R. R.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
CARTWELL, R. Laborer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
CLEAR, John Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
CLINTON, David   Dimmick Township
COLEMAN, Edw. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
COLEMAN, J. J. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
COLLIGAN, John Laborer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
COLLIGAN, M., Sr. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
COLLIGAN, M., Jr. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
COLLIGAN, Thos. Rents farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
COLLINS, Thos. Laborer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
COLVIN, H. D. School teacher.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
CONNORS, Jas. Rents farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
CONNERTON, J. J. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
COSTELLO, Michael Rents farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
CRANE, A. S. Troy Grove Dimmick Township
CRANE, F. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
CRANE, J. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
CRIMMIN, John Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
CRIMMIN, Jos. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
CRIMMIN, Timothy Teacher.  La Salle.  Born Ireland 1805.  To this county 1865.  Married #1, Eleanor LONG.  Born Germany 1823, died 1852.  Married #2, 1853, Mary Jane MULLEN. Children:  Mary Ann; Catherine; John; Barbara; Elizabeth; Joseph; Daniel; Timothy; Peter; James; Sophia; Jennie; Louisa Dimmick Township
CROISANT, Jacob Farmer.  Dimmick.  Born Bureau Co., Ill. 1849.  To this county 1857.  Married 1874, Mary THAYER, born 1855.  Son, John born 1875. Dimmick Township
CUNNINGHAM, F. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
CUNNINGHAM, P. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
CUNNINGHAM, P. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
CUTHBERTSON, Wm. Farm.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
DE LANEY, M. Farm.  Peru Dimmick Township
DEITRICH, A. Farm.  Peru Dimmick Township
DIMMICK, Elijah Farm.  La Salle.  Born Richland, Ohio 1814.  To this county 1828.  Married 1842, Mary PHILIPS.  She was born Tolland Co., Ct. 1815, died 1849.  Married #2, 1853, Caroline FOOT, born Saratoga Co., N.Y. 1822.  Children:  Euphene; Anna Maria; Mary E.  Anna died 1849.  James, 1854; Daniel F., 1857; Dauphine, 1859; Mary E., 1861.  (Daniel DIMMICK, father of Elijah was second settler in Dimmick Twp.) Dimmick Township
DIMMICK, Jas. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
DIAMOND, Thos. Farmer.  La Salle.  Born Ireland 1838.  To this county 1857.  Married 1860, Mary MURPHY.  She was born in La Salle Co., Ill. 1833.  Children:  Caroline; Mary; Theressa; Susan; Richard; John; Elizabeth; Agnus; Thomas. Dimmick Township
DINSMORE, Wm. J. Farmer.  La Salle. Born Indiana 1840.  To this county 1863.  Married 1867, Mary Ann GATTIS, born England 1842.  Children:  Annie May, 1868; Theopolis Wylie, 1872. Dimmick Township
DORGAN, J. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
DOYLE, Luke Farmer.  Dimmick.  Born Ireland 1834.  To this county 1851.  Married Ann HANLEY, born Ireland 1841.  Children:  John; Martin; Rosa; Berner; Tessa; Thomas; Katie. Dimmick Township
EARLY, John, Sr. Rents farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
EARLY, John Rents farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
EATON, M. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
EMPEY, David Rents farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
EMPEY, Osborne Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
EMPEY, Wesley Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
ENGLEMAN, Caspar Renter. Peru Dimmick Township
FOGARTY, Edward Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
FOGARTY, Edward S. Farm.  La Salle.  Born La Salle Co., Ill. 1854.  Unmarried. Dimmick Township
FOGARTY, Jas. Rents farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
FOGARTY, Jno. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
FERRITER, Jno. Laborer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
FERRITER, Patrick Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
FIDLER, Edward Renter.  Peru Dimmick Township
FLANNIGAN, Jno. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
FLANNIGAN, Wm. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
FLEMING, John F. Farm.  La Salle.  Born England 1844.  To this county 1856. Dimmick Township
FOSTER, Thurston Coal Miner.  La Salle Dimmick Township
GALLAGHER, Peter Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
GAMMON, F. H. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
GAMMON, L. D. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
GATISS, Joseph Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
GATISS, Robt. B. Coal Miner.  La Salle.  Born England 1834.  To this county 1850.  Married 1865, Catherine HARRLINGTON, born Ireland.  Children:  Henry, 1864 in Lake Superior, Mich.;  Sarah, 1867, in Lake Superior, Mich;  Luke, 1869 in La Salle Co., Ill.;  Julia, 1873. Dimmick Township
GATISS, Samuel Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
GATISS, Thos. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
GIBBS, Fredk. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
GIBBS, Jno. G. Hotel clerk.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
GILMORE, A. J. Road grader. Troy Grove Dimmick Township
GILMORE, T. Farm.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
GRATTAN, G. W. Gardener. La Salle Dimmick Township
GWINN, Jas. Coal Miner.  La Salle Dimmick Township
HAMMEL, Jno. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
HAGAN, Dennis Laborer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
HANLY, F. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
HANLY, T., Sr. Retired farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
HANLY, T., Jr. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
HANLY, Tim Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
HARDY, A. F. Renter.  La Salle Dimmick Township
HAULIHAN, Michael Sr. Laborer Dimmick Township
HEATHCOATE, T. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
HENNESSEY, John Farm.  La Salle.  Born La Salle Co., Ill. 1845.  Single Dimmick Township
HENNESSEY, Thomas Physician.  La Salle.  Born Ireland 1811.  To this county 1837.  Married 1843.  Children:  William; John; August; Mary; Charlotte. Dimmick Township
HENNESSEY, W. T. Farmer.  La Salle.  Born La Salle Co., Ill. 1842.  Married 1874, Ellen HURLEY, born La Salle Co., Ill.  Children: Thomas, 1875; Julia, 1877. Dimmick Township
HILL, Joseph   Dimmick Township
HITCHINGS, Thos. Laborer Dimmick Township
HOFFMIRE, Henry Laborer Dimmick Township
HOLLER, Philip Farm.  Peru Dimmick Township
HOLLER, Samuel Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
HOULIHAN, Jno.  Renter.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
HOULIHAN, Michael Rents.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
JOHNSTON, H. D. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
KANE, Patrick Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
KELLEY, Jno. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
KUTZER, Geo. Renter.  Peru Dimmick Township
KUTZER, Wm. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
LAMPS, George Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
LINZEN, J. C. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
LITTON, Jno.   Dimmick Township
LONG, Archie Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
LONG, Robt. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
LYONS, Jno. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
LYONS, M. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
LYONS, Thos. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
McCORMAC, Andrew Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
McGRATH, Dennis R. R. Laborer.   Dimmick Township
McGRATH, M. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
McGRAW, Patrick Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
McLAUGHLIN, Augustus Farm.  Dimmick.  Born Maine 1820.  To this county 1836.  Married 1850, Amanda STEPHENSON, born Franklin Co., Ill. 1829.  Children: Mary D., 1851; Wm. A., 1853; Edward, 1855; Arthur, 1857; Henry, 1859; Mattie, 1865; Charles, 1867; Clarence, 1868; Ira, 1870; Elbert, 1874.  Her father and mother, Matthew STEPHENSON born 1778 and Della STEPHENSON, born 1796.  His parents, David born 1785, and Mary born 1784. Dimmick Township
McLAUGHLIN, Chas. Farm.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
McLAUGHLIN, David, Sr. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
McLAUGHLIN, David, Jr. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
MALLONEY, J. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
MATTOCKS, J. School teacher.  La Salle Dimmick Township
MAHER, Timothy Merchant.  Dimmick.  Born N.Y.C. 1857.  To this county 1865. Dimmick Township
MILLER, Jacob Farmer.  Dimmick.  Born Penn. 1850.  Married 1875, Margaret SHEA, born this county.  No children. Dimmick Township
   
MINAHAN, Bart. Laborer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
MITCHELL, Wm. Farmer.  La Salle.  Born Scotland 1814.  To this county 1841. Married 1850, Mary WENNER, born Penn. 1830.  She came to this state in 1848) Children:  Lizzie; Jane; W. W.; Kittie; James; Minnie; Lena; Charles; John; Walter; Robert; Francis. Dimmick Township
MITCHELL, Wm., Jr. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
MOORE, David Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
MOORE, Geo. Rents farm.  Peru Dimmick Township
MOORE, R. Farm.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
MORIARTY, D. Laborer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
MORIARTY, M. Rents farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
MULLINS, C. Rents farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
MUNRO, Brown Farmer.  Peru.  Born Mass. 1829.  To this county 1850.  Married 1866, Mary NISLY, born Penn. 1836.  Children:  Olive; Lydia; Nettie; Nancy; Ella; Brown Jr. Dimmick Township
MURPHY, G. Rents farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
MURPHY, J. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
MURPHY, T. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
MURPHY, Timothy Farm.  Dimmick.  Born Ireland 1837.  To this county 1848 Dimmick Township
MURTAUGH, B. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
MURTAUGH, E. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
MURTAUGH, T. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
NELLIS, Hezekiah Farmer.  La Salle. Born N.Y. 1816.  To this county 1850.  Married 1842, Harriet MOFFETT, born Jefferson Co., N.Y.  Children:  Nancy; Oscar; Jane; and Edward. Dimmick Township
NELLIS, Oscar Farmer.  La Salle. Born Jefferson Co., N.Y. 1845.  To this county 1850.  Married 1871, Jeannette CUTHBERTSON, born Scotland 1848.  Child:  Jane Ellis, 1872. Dimmick Township
O'CONNELL, Jno. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
O'CONNELL, Dennis Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
O'CONNELL, Michael Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
O'HARA, Bernard Laborer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
O'REILLY, E. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
O'REILLY, J. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
O'REILLY, Philip Farm.  Dimmick.  Born New Jersey 1849.  To this county 1857.  Married 1877, Catherine BROWN, born Peru, La Salle Co., 1857. Dimmick Township
O'SHEA, Michael Farm.  Peru Dimmick Township
PARRISH, James Laborer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
PATTINGER, Thos. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
PHILLIPS, G. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
PHILLIPS, James Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Stark Co., Ohio 1839.  To this county 1859.  Married Kate WENNER, 1860.  She was born Penn. in 1839.  Children:  Laura, 1862; Ada, 1864; Pauline, 1866; Andrew, 1868; Walter, 1871; Eva, 1874. Dimmick Township
PLOWMAN, A. F. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
PLOWMAN, E. L. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
POTTINGER, J. Farm.  Peru Dimmick Township
PRISK, Samuel, Rev. Minister.  La Salle Dimmick Township
QUIGLY, Andrew Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
REAM, Oliver Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
REEDER, Jas. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
REESE, Jas. Coal miner.  La Salle Dimmick Township
REILLY, P. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
RIORDAN, Jas. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
RIORDAN, J. Laborer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
ROBINSON, Benjamin   Dimmick Township
ROBINSON, I. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
RYAN, D. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SHEA, Daniel Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
SHEA, M., Jr. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SHEA, M., Sr. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SCHWINDAMAN, Geo. Farm.  Dimmick.  Born Peru 1856.  Single. Dimmick Township
SHAY, Michael Farmer.  Dimmick.  Born this county 1844.  Married 1869, Ellen CABNER, born Iowa 1848.  Children:  Margaret; Theressa; Timothy; Mary; Daniel. Dimmick Township
SHEA, P., Sr. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SHEA, P., Jr. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SHEA, Thos., Jr. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SHAY, Timothy Farm.  Dimmick.  Born La Salle Co. 1854.  Married 1876, Joanna FLORIDA A daughter born 1876. Dimmick Township
SHENNAMAN, Wm. Farm.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SHOVLIN, Stephen Laborer Dimmick Township
STEVENSON, Alex. Teamster.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SWEENEY, E. Retired farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SWEENEY, J. J. School teacher.  La Salle Dimmick Township
SCHWINDSMAN, Adam Farmer.  Dimmick.  Born Hollowayville, Ill. 1850.  To this county 1853.  Married 1874, L. AUTH, born Penn. 1854.  Child: Minnie, 1875. Dimmick Township
SWINDERMAN, L. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
SWINDERMAN, W. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
THORP, George Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
THORP, M. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
TUSA, Alex. Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
TUSA, Cyrus Farm.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
TWISTLETON, Benjamin Laborer Dimmick Township
WATTS, Edward Jr. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
WATTS, E. Sr. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
WASSAY, Francis   Dimmick Township
WELDON, Henry Laborer Dimmick Township
WELDON, Thos. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
WELLER, S. H. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
WENNER, Wm., Mrs. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
WERTZ, B. Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township
WERTZ, E. Coal miner.  La Salle Dimmick Township
WERTS, Daniel Farmer.  La Salle.  Born Prebble Co., Ohio 1836.  To this county 1854.  Married 1869, Margaret QUINN, born Mass. 1848.  Children:  William, 1871; Ida, 1873; Frank, 1875; Charlie, 1877. Dimmick Township
WEYGANDT, H. C. Farmer.  Troy Grove Dimmick Township
WHITE, D. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
WILKINS, W. A. Farmer.  Dimmick Dimmick Township
WILLSHAY, John C. Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Germany 1847.  To this county 1848.  Married 1871, Charlotte CAMPBELL, born La Salle Co., 1852.  Children:  Charles, 1872; William, 1873; Clayton, 1876. Dimmick Township
WRIGHT, Philander   Dimmick Township
YOUNG, Wm. Farmer.  La Salle Dimmick Township
ZINKIE, Albert Farmer.  Peru Dimmick Township

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