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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

Eagle Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
ALBERT, Charles Farmer.  Lostant Eagle Township
ALBERT, John Farmer.  Lostant Eagle Township
BELFORD, Joseph Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
BARTON, Patrick Farmer.  Munster.  Born Ireland 1840.  To this county 1854.  Married Anna BELFORD 1862.  Children:  Sarah; Kate; William; John; Mary M.; Mary A.; Thomas Eagle Township
BELFORD, J. P. Merchant.  Munster Eagle Township
BERRY, A. C. Farm.  Streator Eagle Township
BERRY, J. P. Farm.  Streator.  Born La Salle County 1856.  Unmarried. Eagle Township
BERRY, P. W. Farm.  Streator Eagle Township
BERRY, Patrick Farm.  Streator Eagle Township
BERRY, T. Farm.  Streator Eagle Township
BLAISDELL, F. Lightning rod agent.  Streator Eagle Township
BRIERLY, John Retired Farmer.  Farm Ridge.  Born England 1805.  To U.S. 1827.  To this county 1840.  Wife, Mary GALLAWAY, born 1831.  Married 1837; from New York.  9 children. Eagle Township
BRIERLY, S. Renter.  Streator Eagle Township
BROWN, Martin Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
BUCANNON, E. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
BURGESS, J. H. Farmer.  Streator.  Born New Jersey 1828.  To this county 1837.  Wife was daughter of Luther WOODARD, of La Salle County. Eagle Township
BURTON, John Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
BYRON, John Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
BYRON, Peter Renter.  Streator Eagle Township
COFFEY, Tim Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
CAIN, A. Farmer.  Garfield Eagle Township
CAMPBELL, P. Farmer.  Munster Eagle Township
CAREY, John Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
CARRINGTON, James Coal Miner.  Streator Eagle Township
CATLIN, John Farm Laborer.  Munster Eagle Township
CHAPMAN, C. G. Painter.  Streator Eagle Township
CLAUS, John Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
CONNESS, John Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
CONNESS, Luke Farmer.  Streator.  Born Ireland 1817.  To this country 1836.  To this county 1837.  Wife, Mary LYONS, of Ireland.  Children:  Mary; Margaret; Sarah; Bridget; Theresa; Eliza; Robert; Walter; Luke; John; Benjamin Eagle Township
CONNESS, R. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
CONNESS, R. L. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
CONNESS, W. H. Lives with father.  Streator Eagle Township
CONNESS, W. Lives with father.  Streator Eagle Township
COURTNAY, Fred Coal Miner.  Streator Eagle Township
COURTNAY, F. Coal Miner.  Streator Eagle Township
COURTNAY, Wm. Coal Miner.  Streator Eagle Township
CRAFT, M. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
CRAWFORD, Thomas Farmer.  Streator.  Born Penn. 1834.  To this county 1864.  Married 1853 to Amanda POWELL.  She was born Penn. 1835.  Children:  Lucinda; Eldora;  Cardesta; Silas; Irena; Elmira; Charley. Eagle Township
CRAWFORD, W. Farm.  Streator Eagle Township
CROSBY, J. Renter.  Farm Ridge Eagle Township
CUNCANNON, James Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
DAVIS, M. H. Laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
DIETRICK, A. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
DOWNEY, D. Farmer.  Munster Eagle Township
EIRICH, Joseph Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
ELLIOT, Samuel Farmer Eagle Township
FINKLER, J. A. Soda water merchant.  (at Riverside).  Streator Eagle Township
FINN, Jas. P. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
FINN, Patrick Farmer.  Streator.  Born Ireland 1825.  To this country 1847.  To this county 1848.  Married Julia PRENDERGAST.  She was born Ireland 1829.  Married 1850.  Children:  James P.; Nellie; Anna; Julia; Mary.  (3 dead-   Patrick; Joseph; Michael) Eagle Township
FLANIGAN, B. Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
FLANIGAN, T. Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
FOLGER, Louis Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
GALLOWAY, Gilbert Teamster.  Streator Eagle Township
GOSHENS, Henry Carpenter.  Streator Eagle Township
GREEN, Erwin Miner.  Streator Eagle Township
GREEN, T. Farm laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
GREEN, W. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
GROGAN, Jno. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
HALLIGAN, Hugh Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
HALCOTT, Louisa Farmer.  Farm Ridge.  Born Prussia 1831.  To this county 1847.  Widow of William HOLCOTT, who died 1870.  Children:  4 dead & 2 living:  Charles and Clara. Eagle Township
HALDEMAN, Jacob Retired farmer.  Streator.  Born Ohio 1812.  To this county 1827.  Wife, Rachael GAULT.  13 children.  7 boys and 6 girls. Eagle Township
HALLIGAN, M. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
HARDING, S. S. Brick layer Eagle Township
HARDING, T. Brick mason.  Streator Eagle Township
HART, Daniel Farmer.  Streator.  Born N. Y. 1836.  To this county 1850.  Wife was Catherine CASEY, born Ill.  Married 1859.  Children:  William; Isabelle; Jane; Margaret; Lotilcia. Eagle Township
HART, Jno. Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
HART, Wm. Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
HAVERTY, T. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
HOERTY, J. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
HOFFMAN, Chas. Farmer.  Farm Ridge.  Born Prussia 1828.  To this county 1847.  Wife, Bertha SMITH, born Prussia.  Married 1857.  Children:  Netty; Bertha; & William. Eagle Township
HOFFMAN, Wm. Farm laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
HOGAN, Jno. Farm laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
HOHENSHELL, Henry Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
HOLCOMB, A. P. Quarryman.  Streator Eagle Township
HOLCOMB, Jno. Teamster.  Streator Eagle Township
HORNBACK, Henry Carpenter.  Streator Eagle Township
HOWARD, W. Farmer.  Munster Eagle Township
HUCK, Anthony Farm worker.  Streator Eagle Township
HUCK, Florence Renter.  Streator Eagle Township
HUDSON, J. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
JENNETT, M. R. Farmer.  Garfield Eagle Township
JENNINGS, I. F. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
JENNINGS, I. N. Farmer.  Streator.  Born Penn. 1824.  To this county 1860.  Wife, Mary BIDDLE, born 1825; married 1846.  Children:  (son) I. N., 1848; (son) I. F., 1851; John, 1860; Morgan, 1863; Eliza, 1854; Mary, 1856; Editha, 1865.  Eliza died 1863. Eagle Township
JOHNSON, Isaac B. Post office clerk Eagle Township
JONES, J. R. Blacksmith.  Munster Eagle Township
KARNES, Jno. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
KARNES, Stephen Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
KENNEDY, Frank Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
KENNEDY, Jas. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
KENNEDY, John Farmer.  Munster.  Born Ireland 1821.  To this county 1862.  Wife, Ellen WOLFE.  Children:  Daniel; John; Ellen; Anna. Eagle Township
KNECHT, Frank Farmer.  Tonica.  Born Prussia 1837.  To this county 1857.  1st wife, Mary FRANK, born Germany; 2nd wife, Katie HAW, born Germany.  Children by 1st wife:  Katie; Mary; Peter; William; John. Eagle Township
KNECHT, P. Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
KINNEY, T. Tenant farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
KOICE, A. I. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
LAHAMAN, Jacob Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
LAHAMAN, John Farmer.  Streator.  Born Penn. 1813.  To this county 1844.  Married Macilla COCHRAN.  She died 1874.  Children:  Jacob and Eva. Eagle Township
LANIGAN, J. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
LARKIN, E. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
LARKIN, James Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
LARKIN, T. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
LOCK, J. A. Farmer.  Farm Ridge Eagle Township
LOCK, P. Farmer.  Farm Ridge Eagle Township
LOEBACK, Christ. Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
LYNCH, E. Farm worker.  Streator Eagle Township
McCANN, Barney Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
McCONNELL, I. E. Painter.  Streator Eagle Township
McQUOWN, J. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
MACKEY, Rush Retired farmer.  Streator.  Born Fayette Co., Penn. 1818.  To this county 1834.  His wife is dau. of William MORGAN, who came to Ill. in 1833.  Children:  Burton; Normal; William; Howard; Rush. Eagle Township
MAHER, B. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
MAHER, John Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
MASSEY, J. Coal Miner.  Streator Eagle Township
MATHIS, E. H. Streator Eagle Township
MOHAN, A. Farm worker.  Streator Eagle Township
MOHAN, P. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
MOON, A. B. Farmer.  Streator.  Born LaSalle Co. 1834.  Wife, Mary LYONS, born Ohio. Children:  Nellie; William;  Estella. Eagle Township
MORGAN, L. F. Laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
MORSE, J. Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
MORSE, O. Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
MYERS, Jacob Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
MEYERS, W. Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
NARAMORE, E. G. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
NEWPORT, Margaret Farmer.  Streator.  Born Illinois 1833.  To this county 1848.  Children:  Walter; Lewis; Alice; Mary; William.  Margaret is the dau. of Newton LOUGHLIN who came to Illinois 1822. Eagle Township
NEWPORT, N. C. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
NEWPORT, Walter Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
O'NEIL, William Farm laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
PATRICK, R. W. Teamster.  Streator Eagle Township
PATTERSON, T. Renter.  Farm Ridge Eagle Township
PETERSON, Gust. Constable.  Farm Ridge Eagle Township
PIERCE, H. Teamster.  Streator Eagle Township
PRENDERGAST, Bridget Streator.  Born Ireland 1825.  To this county 1850.  She is widow of Thomas PRENDERGAST, who died 1852.  4 children by #1.  7 children by #2. Eagle Township
PRENDERGAST, Jas. Farm worker.  Streator Eagle Township
PRENDERGAST, J. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
PRENDERGAST, M. L. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
PRENDERGAST, M. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
PRENDERGAST, P. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
PRENDERGAST, R. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
QUINN, James Farmer.  Munster Eagle Township
QUINN, Jas. Jr. Farmer.  Munster Eagle Township
QUINN, Mrs. Farmer.  Munster Eagle Township
QUINN, M. Farmer.  Garfield Eagle Township
REAMY, Joseph Painter.  Streator Eagle Township
REEDER, B. F. Carpenter.  Streator Eagle Township
REEDER, J. G. Painter.  Streator Eagle Township
REEDER, J. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
REEDER, Michael Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
REEDER, O. Farmer.  Munster Eagle Township
REEDER, Oscar Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
RICHARD, W. Farmer.  Lostant Eagle Township
RIENHART, Peter Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
RIORDAN, James Farmer.  Streator.  Born LaSalle Co. 1852.  Son of Jeremiah RIORDAN.  Is unmarried.  His mother was Ellen CLIFFORD.  Both born Ireland. Eagle Township
RIORDAN, J. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
ROHEN, Patrick Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SAWYER, L. W. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SCHULTZ, Joseph Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SCOTT, Charles Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SCOTT, J. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SCOTT, Wm. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SHAFER, B. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SHAFER, O. B. Farm laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
SHORT, Joseph Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
SIMPKINS, T. H. Farm.  Streator Eagle Township
SMALLEY, Jno. Laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
SMALLEY, Wash'n Teamster.  Streator Eagle Township
SMITH, Wm. Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
SMITH, C. H. Station agent.  Munster Eagle Township
SHMITT, John Farmer.  Tonica.  Born Prussia 1832.   To this county 1856.  Wife was Mary ROSENDALE, born Prussia.  Children:  William; John; Peter; Lewis; Joseph; Charley; Kate. Eagle Township
SOPHER, Jno. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SOPHER, Wm. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
SORNBERGER, Geo. Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
SORNBERGER, Henry Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
STUDABACKER, H. M. Farm laborer.  Farm Ridge Eagle Township
SWIFT, L. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
TOBIAS, I. C. Merchant.  Streator Eagle Township
VOGEL, Peter Farmer.  Tonica.  Born Prussia 1815.  To this county 1852.  Wife, Dora FOSBER, born Germany.  Children:  Elizabeth; Margaret; Barbara; Christina; Antoine; Peter; Cartena. Eagle Township
WAKEY, Fred Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
WALSH, Jno. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
WEBBER, J. Farmer.  Tonica Eagle Township
WETZ, Jno Farm laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
WHELAN, P. Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
WOLFE, Richard Farmer.  Streator Eagle Township
WOLFORD, Joseph Retired.  Streator Eagle Township
WOLFORD, Josiah Farm laborer.  Streator Eagle Township
WORTHINGTON, H. Coal miner.  Streator Eagle Township
WRINKLE, E. L. Clerk.  Munster Eagle Township

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