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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

Groveland Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
AHLER, Henry Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
ALLEN, David Dana Groveland Township
ALLEN, H. D. Physician.  Rutland.  Born Rutland, Vt.  To this county 1861. Groveland Township
ALMY, Wm. H. Teacher.  Rutland Groveland Township
AMES, Daniel J. Capitalist.  Rutland Groveland Township
AMES, T. F. Retired farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
ARMON, Maurice Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
ARNOLD, Dan'l Police magistrate.  Rutland Groveland Township
BAKER, Aaron Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
BAKER, Samuel Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
BAKER, W. T. Merchant.  Rutland.  Born N.Y. 1835.  To this county 1859.  Married 1864, Angeline WEBER, born N.Y. 1843.  Children:  Charles E., 1866; Frank B., 1868;  Ella, 1872. Groveland Township
BALENGER, Wm. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
BANE, Alfred Farmer.  Rutland.  Born W. Virginia 1836.  To Illinois 1850; to this county 1850.  Married 1863, Mary CLAWSON, born Germany 1840.  Children living:  Walter, 1865;  Mathias, 1871. Groveland Township
BANE, Ephraim Renter.  Dana Groveland Township
BANE, Fred Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BANE, Geo. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BANE, Jacob Constable.  Rutland.  Born Popular Springs, Marshall Co., W. Virginia 1845.  To this county 1858. Married 1868, Mary E. HENDERSON, born N.Y. 1849.  Children:  Flora, 1870;  Hattie, 1872-1873;  Bertha, 1875 Groveland Township
BANE, James Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BANE, Jno. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BANE, Jno. A. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BANE, Jos. M. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BANE, Miner Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
BANE, T. W. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
BANGS, E. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
BANGS, S. L. Farmer.  Rutland.  Born Franklin Co., Mass. 1808.  To Illinois 1845.  To this county 1855.  M#1, Mary PHILLIPS born Chili, N.Y. 1813 (died 1842) M#2, 1844, Margaret HOWARD, born Newburg, Lancaster Co., England Children:  Fidella, 1837; Chas., 1840-1877;  Mary, 1842;  Sarah, 1846; Amelia, 1848-1854;  Jennie, 1850; I. Edward, 1853;  Mark, 1860. Groveland Township
BANKS, Henry   Groveland Township
BASSETT, D. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
BAYLEY, John Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BAYLEY, Wm. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BIRD, Jno. Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
BIRD, Robert Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
BIRD, Wm. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
BLANDEN, C. W. Druggist.  Rutland Groveland Township
BOGGS, Jno. Clergyman.  Dana Groveland Township
BOGGS, W. Wenona Groveland Township
BOYD, Robert Sr. Renter.  Wenona Groveland Township
BOYD, Robert Jr. Renter.  Wenona Groveland Township
BOYD, Thos. Renter.  Wenona Groveland Township
BRADY, Patrick   Groveland Township
BRANTZ, Henry Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
BREVOORT, Daniel Capitalist.  Rutland Groveland Township
BREVOORT, Jno. Sr. Speculator.  Rutland Groveland Township
BREVOORT, J. Jr. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
BROWN, M. Farm.  Minonk Groveland Township
BROWN, N. S. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
BURRELL, Samuel Capitalist.  Rutland Groveland Township
BUSHER, J. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
CALDWELL, Bronhill Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
CALDWELL, E. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
CAREW, Jas. Rutland Groveland Township
CAREY, R. Rutland Groveland Township
CASE, Thos. Rents farm.  Dana Groveland Township
CLARK, Jabish Hotel.  Rutland.  Born Rome, N.Y. 1818.  To this county 1839.  Married 1840, Amanda McCARTY, born Maysville, Ky 1822.  Children:  Joseph, 1842; Wm. M, 1844; Mary E., 1855; John, 1855-1855. Groveland Township
CLARK, Jas. Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
CLARK, Theodore Hotel clerk.  Rutland Groveland Township
CLEGG, M. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
CLEGG, R. M. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
CLEGG, S. Farmer.  Minonk Groveland Township
CLEGG, T. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
CLOSEN, N. Rents farm.  Dana Groveland Township
CONNEL, W. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
COOPER, David Carpenter.  Dana Groveland Township
COOPER, N. C. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
COTTON, F. W. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
COX, A. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
COX, Isaac Laborer.  Dana Groveland Township
COX, James Laborer.  Dana Groveland Township
COX, Milton Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
CROSMER, Jacob Hotel keeper.  Dana Groveland Township
CUMMINGS, Frank Station agent.  Dana Groveland Township
CUMRINE, David Miller.  Rutland Groveland Township
CUMRINE, G. F. Butcher.  Rutland.  Born Washington Co., Pa 1840.  To this county 1855.  Married 1860, Mary WILSON, born Ohio 1840.  Children:  David, 1862; Geo., 1864; Thomas, 1866; Chas., 1868; Cora, 1871; Greenberry, 1873; Mary Jane, 1877. Groveland Township
CUSHLY, P. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
DAQUE, Robert Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
DALES, John Blacksmith.  Rutland Groveland Township
DAWES, Thos. Tinsmith.  Rutland Groveland Township
DECKER, Geo. Carpenter.  Dana Groveland Township
DEVINE, Thos. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
DOOLITTLE, H. C. Merchant.  Dana Groveland Township
DOOLITTLE, W. W. Merchant.  Dana Groveland Township
DRESSER, Chas. Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
DRESSER, E. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
DRESSER, G. W. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
DRUMMET, J. Farm.  Dana Groveland Township
DUBOIS, C. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
EILTS, T. Rents farm.  Dana Groveland Township
ENSIGN, Wm. Physician.  Rutland Groveland Township
EVANS, Geo. W. Merchant.  Dana Groveland Township
EVANS, Perry M. Physician.  Rutland.  Born Indiana 1842.  To this county 1867.  Married Mary L. EVANS, 1872. Groveland Township
EVARTS, Richard Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FALLEN, Bernard Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FALLEN, Chas. Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FALLEN, John Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FITZGERALD, James Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FITZGERALD, Jeremiah Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FITZGERALD, Patrick Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FLYNN, Daniel Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FLYNN, Jas. Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FOGG, Chas. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FOGG, Tim. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FOSTER, S. T. Rents farm.  Dana Groveland Township
FRINK, Elias Retired.  Dana Groveland Township
FRINK, Leonard Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FRINK, Wm. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
FRINK, W. E. Lumber dealer.  Dana.  Born Onondago Co., N.Y. 1836.  To this county 1855.  Married 1860, Orilla KENYON, born Woodford Co., Ill. 1838.  Children:  Ella, 1860; Frederick, 1862; Lewis, 1866; Francis, 1868; David, 1869; Edith, 1872; Bertha, 1874. Groveland Township
FRY, John Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
GINGRIST, Joseph Farmer.  Minonk Groveland Township
GOLDER, E. Cooper.  Rutland Groveland Township
GOLDER, Isaac Cooper.  Rutland Groveland Township
GOLDEN, Patrick Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
GOODSIL, Ira Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
GORDON, Wm. Rents farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
GRABEL, H. Rents farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
GRABEL, J. Rents farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
GRAY, G. W., Sr. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
GRAY, G. W., Jr. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
GRAY, Wm. Farm.  Dana Groveland Township
GREEN, H. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
GROVER, Charles   Groveland Township
HAKES, Emerson Capitalist.  Rutland Groveland Township
HAKES, L. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
HAKES, M. V. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
HAKES, T. B. Rents farm.  Dana Groveland Township
HALL, H. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
HALSTEAD, John Justice of Peace.  Rutland.  Born New Baltimore, Green Co., N.Y. 1815.  To this county 1872.  Married 1837, Betsey Ann DAWSON, born Greenville, Green Co., N.Y. 1816.  Children:  Christina; Adaline and Elizabeth.  He came to Marshall Co., Ill. 1851. Groveland Township
HANLEY, Patrick Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
HARGADINE, G. W. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
HART, E. Carpenter.  Rutland Groveland Township
HART, Thomas Farmer.  Rutland.  Born Chester Co., Pa 1837.  To this county 1868.  Married 1859, Jane JENKINS, born Chester Co., Pa.  She came to Ill. 1854.  Children:  Chas.; John W.; Wm. E.; Mary E.; Sarah. Groveland Township
HARTER, John Baker.  Rutland Groveland Township
HARTLEY, M. Farm.  Minonk Groveland Township
HARVEY, R. Physician.  Dana Groveland Township
HASKINS, C. W. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
HAZELBERTH, C. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
HERBERT, Daniel Harness maker.  Dana Groveland Township
HOAG, C. Rents farm.  Dana Groveland Township
HOLMAN, T. B. Rents farm.  Dana Groveland Township
HOMER, Geo. Rents farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
HOVERLAND, C. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
HOWELL, Ulysses Farm.  Dana Groveland Township
HUBBARD, Wm. Station agt.  Rutland Groveland Township
HULL, J. B. Scales agt.  Rutland Groveland Township
HUNGERFORD, L. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
HUPP, A. H. Merchant.  Dana Groveland Township
HUTCHINSON, O. Capitalist.  Rutland Groveland Township
HUXTABLE, J. Rents farm.  Dana Groveland Township
IDE, Sherman Blacksmith.  Dana Groveland Township
INGRAM, G. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
JACKSON, Joseph Section boss.  Dana Groveland Township
JACOBS, H. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
JOHNSON, A. D. Merchant.  Dana Groveland Township
JOHNSON, Charles   Groveland Township
JOHNSON, W. W. Carpenter.  Rutland Groveland Township
JONES, B. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
JUSTICE, Robt. Rutland Groveland Township
KELLEY, Alfred Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
KELLEY, Lewis Grain dealer.  Rutland Groveland Township
KELSEY, John Dana Groveland Township
KENGIAN, P. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
KENNEDY, Jno. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
KENYON, John Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
KENYON, Thos. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
KOHL, Conrad Farmer.  Minonk Groveland Township
KRISHAL, J. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
KROESEN, T. S. Dana Groveland Township
KROZEN, Cyrus Renter.  Dana Groveland Township
LAMERS, Oltman Renter.  Minonk Groveland Township
LANE, Wm. Rutland Groveland Township
LATHROP, Alfred Minister.  Rutland Groveland Township
LUTTON, Garrett Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
LOFTUS, Jno. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
LOFTUS, P., Sr. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
LOFTUS, P., Jr. Farmer Groveland Township
LUTZ, Peter Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
McCAULEY, Christopher Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
McCAULEY, Michael Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
McCLARY, Edw. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
McCLARY, G. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
McCLARY, Thos. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
McCUEN, G. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
McDONALD, Wm. Clerk.  Rutland Groveland Township
McGOUGH, Jno. Rutland Groveland Township
McHENRY, Jas. Renter.  Minonk Groveland Township
McLAREN, A. F. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
McLAREN, Edward Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MADDIGAN, P. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
MARAH, William Rutland Groveland Township
MARFORD, Owen Carpenter.  Rutland Groveland Township
MARKER, J. P. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
MARKER, W.   Groveland Township
MARLEY, M. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
MARSH, Albert Rutland Groveland Township
MARSH, C. B. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
MARSHALL, E. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MARSHALL, G. W. Carpenter.  Dana Groveland Township
MARSHALL, J. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
MARSHALL, Jno. C. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MARTIN, A. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MARTIN, Jonathon Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MARTIN, Jno. H. Grain dealer.  Dana Groveland Township
MARTIN, O. H. Hardware.  Dana Groveland Township
MARTIN, P. A. Hardware.  Dana Groveland Township
MARTIN, S. F. Laborer.  Dana Groveland Township
MATEER, Alfred Singing teacher.  Rutland Groveland Township
MAXON, Albert Renter.  Dana Groveland Township
MERCER, S. R. Retired.  Rutland Groveland Township
MILLER, Charles Laborer.  Dana Groveland Township
MILLER, Jno. G. Miller.  Dana Groveland Township
MILLER, W. H. Farmer.  Long Point Groveland Township
MOATS, A. J. Farm.  Dana Groveland Township
MOATS, Isaac Farm.  Dana Groveland Township
MOILANDER, H. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MOILANDER, P. W. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MONTAGUE, Jno. C. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MONTGOMERY, I. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MONTGOMERY, W. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
MOORE, N. J. Furniture.  Rutland.  Born Green Co., N.Y. 1821.  To this county 1856.  Married 1867, Fannie PAULEY, born Green Co., N.Y. 1842.  Children:  Mattie, 1869; Nellie, 1871; Minnie, 1863; Maud, 1876. Groveland Township
MORRIS, Edward Wagon maker.  Rutland Groveland Township
MOULDS, Jno. Capitalist.  Rutland Groveland Township
MULLEN, A. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
MULLEN, D. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
MUNNIS, Jas., Sr. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
MUNNIS, Jno. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
MURRAY, M. Farmer.  Minonk Groveland Township
MYERS, William Retired. Rutland Groveland Township
NEFF, Daniel Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
NELSON, H. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
NEWELL, R. C. Dealer in pumps.  Lacon.  Born Ohio 1824.  To St. Joe Co., Ind. 1830.  To Marshall Co., Ill. 1869.  Married 1846, Charlotte HARN, born Maryland 1827.  Children:  John, 1847; C. W., 1849; Frank, 1852; Robert, 1860. Groveland Township
NEWTON, Adolphus Shoemaker.  Rutland Groveland Township
NEWTON, Benjamin Barber.  Rutland Groveland Township
NOW, Andrew Farmer.  Rutland.  Born St. Gallin, Switzerland 1844.  To this state and county 1866.  Married 1869, Christina HAMMER, born Province Hessian 1837.  Children: John, dead; Joseph, 1869; Herman, 1872; Helena, 1870-1873;  L., 1874; Effie, 1875. Groveland Township
O'NEAL, Cornelius Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
ORMAN, Morris Rutland Groveland Township
PATTEN, Jno. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
PATTON, P. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
PATTEN, T. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
PATTON, W. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
PERRY, Sidney Rutland Groveland Township
POWELL, E. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
POWELL, L. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
PRITCHETT, J. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
PRITCHETT, R. M. Druggist.  Dana Groveland Township
PRITCHETT, W. W. Furniture.  Dana Groveland Township
PROCTOR, Albert Rutland Groveland Township
PROCTOR, Edward Merchant.  Rutland Groveland Township
PROCTOR, Warren Plasterer.  Rutland Groveland Township
PROCTOR, Willard Grain dealer.  Rutland.  Born Vermont 1827.  To this county 1870.  Lived Marshall Co. 15 years.  Married Sarah A. HEWITT, born 1829, married 1847.  6 children living and 2 dead. Groveland Township
QUINN, Geo. Rutland Groveland Township
RECORD, Maurice Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
RAY, John Renter.  Dana Groveland Township
REEDER, Jas. Physician.  Dana Groveland Township
RICHMOND, J. Farm.  Rutland Groveland Township
RIGGS, John Rutland Groveland Township
RIGGS, Squire Butcher.  Rutland Groveland Township
ROBINSON, O. Renter.  Dana Groveland Township
ROE, M. C. Farmer.  Rutland.  Born Marshall Co., Va 1853.  To this county 1864. (son of John J. ROE, born Virginia, came to this county 1864).  Married Sarah COX, born Marshall Co., Va.  9 children-7 living & 2 dead. Groveland Township
RODNER, D. N. Shoemaker.  Dana Groveland Township
ROGERS, Andrew Farmer. Rutland Groveland Township
ROHER, Wm. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
SAUER, Christ. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
SAUER, R. G. Saloon.  Dana Groveland Township
SCHNELLIN, P. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
SCHULL, F. A. Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
SEDONE, Abram Blacksmith.  Rutland Groveland Township
SERGPLEL, C. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
SEWEL, M. W. Musician.  Rutland Groveland Township
SHAW, J. M. Druggist.  Rutland Groveland Township
SHIVA, Jesse D. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
SHIVA, Wm. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
SHOW, Jacob Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
SHOWMAN, H. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
SHOWMAN, L. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
SIGNER, A. J. Carpenter.  Rutland Groveland Township
SISSON, Samuel Renter.  Dana Groveland Township
SMART, F. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
SMITH, C. W.   Groveland Township
SMITH, Herbert Rutland Groveland Township
SMITH, Jacob Laborer.  Dana Groveland Township
SMITH, K. G. Butcher.  Rutland Groveland Township
STANDSAL, H. J. Blacksmith.  Dana Groveland Township
STEWARD, J. F., Rev. Preacher.  Dana Groveland Township
STOCOM, Ezra   Groveland Township
SULLIVAN, M. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
SUTTON, Harvey Carpenter.  Rutland Groveland Township
SUTTON, L. Rutland Groveland Township
THADEN, John D. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
THEIL, John Renter.  Dana Groveland Township
THOMAS, Enoch Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
THOMAS, Harry Rutland Groveland Township
THOMAS, L. A. Teacher.  Rutland Groveland Township
THOMPSON, C. H. Book canvaseer.  Rutland Groveland Township
THOMPSON, C. S. Merchant.  Rutland Groveland Township
THORPE, Jno. H. Carpenter.  Dana Groveland Township
TRASK, D. F. Wagon maker.  Rutland.  Born Virgil, Courtland Co., N.Y. 1833.  To this county 1856.  Married #1, 1854-Marcelia HUYCK, born Ohio.  M#2 1870, Jennie SHARP, born Canada, died 1872.  M#3 1874, Jeannette WHEELER born 1849 Canada.  Children:  Wm. D., 1855; Minnie, 1860.  Groveland Township
TRAVER, Chas. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
TWINAN, Frank Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
TWINAN, James Laborer.  Rutland Groveland Township
WADDLE, James Capitalist.  Rutland Groveland Township
WADLEIGH, E. S. Drayman.  Rutland Groveland Township
WADLEIGH, John Postmaster.  Rutland.  Born New Hampshire 1827.  To this county 1855. Married 1852, Pauline TIMBALL, born New Hampshire 1833.  Children:  Inez; Mary A.; Laura; William. Groveland Township
WATTS, G. A. Merchant.  Dana Groveland Township
WAY, V. Painter.  Rutland Groveland Township
WAYMAN, W. S. Farm.  Dana Groveland Township
WEBER, L. P. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
WEEDMAN, Geo. Rents - D. Thomas.  Rutland Groveland Township
WHIPPLE, H. S. Merchant.  Rutland Groveland Township
WHITE, G. Well-digger.  Wenona Groveland Township
WHITE, J. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
WHITE, R. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
WIDDLEFIELD, M. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
WIDDLEFIELD, M. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
WILSON, J. Renter.  Rutland Groveland Township
WINANS, A. Farmer.  Wenona Groveland Township
WINANS, Daniel Farmer.  Wenona Groveland Township
WINANS, Dwight Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
WINANS, L. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
WINANS, O. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
WINANS, R. B. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
WITEMAN, George   Groveland Township
WOOD, G. Farmer.  Rutland Groveland Township
WORTHINGTON, John Tenant farmer.  Streator Groveland Township
WRAY, John Renter.  Dana Groveland Township
WREATH, T. Renter. Rutland Groveland Township
WRIGHT, A. J. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
WRIGHT, F. Farmer.  Dana Groveland Township
WRIGHT, W. H. Attorney.  Dana Groveland Township
YOUNGS, William Renter.  Wenona Groveland Township

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