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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

Hope Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
ADAMS, C. P. Mason;  Lostant Hope Township
ADAMS, Stephen Laborer;  Lostant Hope Township
ALLEN, Jno. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
ALLEN, Wm. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
ARNOLD, Jno. Farm;  Magnolia Hope Township
ARNOLD, P. T. Farm;  Magnolia Hope Township
ASHLEY, Amos Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
ASHLEY, J. L. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
ATWOOD, E. R. Doctor;  Lostant Hope Township
AVERY, Denison Farm;  Lostant.  Born Susquehanna Co., Penn. 1823.  To this county 1850.  Married 1854, Emma REID.  She was born in Muskingum County, Ohio 1836.  Children:  Florence M., 1855, married;  Nora I., 1857; Franklin N., 1859. Hope Township
AVERY, Jno. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
BALDERSTON, Joseph Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
BALL, Jos Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
BALL, Wm. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
BARBER, P. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
BARBER, Wilson Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
BARR, Mrs. W. A. Mt. Palatine.  Born Prussia in 1841.  Married 1859.  Widow of T. N. BARR, who was born in Penn. 1840.  To this county 1853.  He died in 1875.  Children:  Harry, 1860;  Charles, 1862;  Nellie, 1864;  Geo. W., 1866; Fannie, 1868;  Lewis N., 1870;  Jesse T., 1872;  Mary W., 1874.  Mrs. BARR's maiden name was UTECH. Hope Township
BARTON, Gilbert Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
BARTON, H. C. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
BARTON, Jacob L. Grocer;  Lostant Hope Township
BEACH, Chas. Mason;  Lostant Hope Township
BEARDSLEY, G. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
BECKER, Chas. Shoemaker;  Lostant Hope Township
BELFORD, Geo. R. Merchant;  Lostant.  Born Cambria Co., Penn. 1825.  To this county 1843.  Married 1857, Mary SHAFER.  Four children living and 2 dead. Hope Township
BERNHERT, M. H. Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Alsace 1839.  To U. S. 1859.  To this county 1860.  Married 1867, Anna ARNOLD, born this county in 1847.  Children:  Mary;  James; Lilly Mae. Hope Township
BERRY, Anthony Merchant.  Lostant.  Born County Mayo, Ireland 1821.  To U. S. 1847.  To this county 1849.  Married 1850, Honora DICKSON.  She was born in Mayo County, Ireland; died 1870.  He married #2, Miss Kate EAGAN.  Children:  Thomas W.;  Joseph P.; Mary; Sarah; Margaret. Hope Township
BITTLE, Thos. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BODDY, H. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BODDY, Patrick Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BOSHELL, Jas. K. Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Putnam Co., Ill. 1840.  To this county 1852.  Married #1, 1865, Jane BOND.  She was born in Manchester, England in 1848, and died 1871.  He married #2 in 1874, Hannah LEWIS.  She was born in Morgan, Ohio in 1850.  Children:  George Thomas;  Mary E.; Clarence R.; Eliza J. Hope Township
BOSHELL, Jas. Brickmaker;  Lostant Hope Township
BOSHELL, Jno. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BOSHELL, Richard Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BOSHELL, Wm. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BOTHWELL, W. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BOWERS, Jos. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BOYLE, Wm. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BRUCH, H. Farmer;  Tonica Hope Township
BREUN, J. Farmer;  Magnolia Hope Township
BREUN, Jno. Farmer;  Magnolia Hope Township
BREUN, T. Farmer;  Magnolia Hope Township
BULLOCK, J. H. Farmer;  Tonica Hope Township
BURGESS, Robert Horse dealer;  Lostant.  Born Devonshire, England 1855.  To this county 1872.  Married 1876, Eva WILCOX, born in Mass. in 1858.  Son:  Charles, born 1877. Hope Township
BUSH, Henry Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
BUTCHER, T. J. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
CARBERRY, Thomas Laborer;  Lostant Hope Township
CHALFANT, W. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
CHANCE, A. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
CLARK, J. A. Scales agt;  Lostant Hope Township
CLARK, Wm. Carpenter;  Lostant Hope Township
CLIFFORD, Jas. Tinsmith;  Lostant Hope Township
COAN, B. W. Painter;  Lostant Hope Township
COAN, John Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
CONLIN, Jas. Grocer;  Lostant.  Born County Fermanaugh, Ireland 1837.  To this county 1854.  Married 1869, Bridget FRAHER.  She was born in New Jersey.  Children:  James; Ann; Margaret.  John died. Hope Township
CRONER, John Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
CUSICK, John Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
CURTIS, E. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
CURTIS, Herbert Hotel;  Lostant Hope Township
CURTIS, Job Farmer;  Wenona Hope Township
DAKIN, N. S. Farmer;  Magnolia Hope Township
DAKIN, Henry Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
DAKIN, Robert Farmer;  Magnolia.  Born Clinton Co., Ohio in 1814.  To this county 1861. Married 1850, Matilda MACREADY of Warren Co., Ohio.  She was born in 1824.  Children:  Henry, 1850;  Ennis, 1855;  Ainsay, 1857; Anna, 1859; Oscar, 1861; Perry, 1865. Hope Township
DEAN, Thos. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
DEVER, John B. Tailor;  Lostant Hope Township
DILLMAN, Mrs. Ann Wenona.  Widow of Geo. M. DILLMAN.  He was one of the earliest settlers of La Salle County.  He was born in Brackin Co., Kentucky 1815.  To Putnam Co., Ill. 1844; to this county 1847.  Mrs. D. was Anna BURLEY of Adams Co., Ohio.  She was born 1824.  They were married in 1843. Children:  Francis M., 1844-1846;  Wm. O., 1846 (died Louisville, Ky in 1864);  Isadora, 1848;  Melvin, 1851-1852;  Mary M., 1853;  Clarence B., 1855;  Geo. T., 1857;  Georgiana, 1859. Hope Township
DILLMAN, Clarence Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
DILLMAN, Mrs. Harriet A. Magnolia.  Born in Marietta, Ohio 1817.  Widow of James T. DILLMAN.  He was born in Brackin Co., Ky in 1817.  He went to Putnam Co., Ill 1844; Married in Galion Co., Ohio in 1844.  Children:  Mary F., 1845;  Harriet C., 1847;  Margaret, 1849;  Mornilva, 1851;  Clara J., 1853-1874;  James T.,  1856-1876.  [Her maiden name was Harriet THIERRY Hope Township
DIXON, Francis M. Farm;  Lostant.  Born Oxbow, Putnam Co., Ill. 1851.  To this county 1853. Married 1876, Emily E. ROBISON.  She was born 1853.  Hope Township
DIXON, G. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
DIXON, W. H. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
DOUGAN, Ed F. Station R. R. agent;  Lostant.  Born Putnam Co., Ill. 1836.  To this county 1854.  Married 1859, Hannah ROBISON.  She was born in 1840.  Mr. DOUGAN's father, Robert, came to Illinois in 1817; being 6 years old and an orphan-brother, Arthur.  He married Samantha HANNUM and settled in Oxbow.  Had nine children. Hope Township
DOUGAN, Jas. A. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
DOUGAN, J. R. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
DOUGAN, L. F. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
DOUGAN, Nelson Clerk;  Lostant Hope Township
DOVENSPIKE, H. City Marshall;  Lostant Hope Township
DOYLE, Patrick Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
DREW, Thos. Hardware;  Lostant Hope Township
EADES, H. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
EBERLY, S. L. Music agt.;  Lostant Hope Township
EBNER, J. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
ENGLAND, J. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
ELLIS, John A. Farm;  Magnolia Hope Township
ERNST, Wm. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
EVERETT, G. W. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
EVERETT, Isaac Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
EVERETT, John Farm;  Lostant.  Born Putnam Co., Ill. 1842.  To this county 1844.  Married 1867, Anna M. BOTHWELL.  She was born in Ireland in 1850.  Children:  Cora Jane, 1870;  Geo. W., 1872; Oliver N., 1875. Hope Township
FAHRENHEIM, Henry Shoemaker;  Lostant Hope Township
FAIRCHILD, E. F. Druggist;  Lostant Hope Township
FAIRCHILD, Joseph Owner Fairchild House;  Lostant.  Born Washington Co., Ohio 1824.  To this county 1828.  Married 1843, Rebecca L. VICKERS.  She was born in Belmont Co., Ohio in 1824.  Children:  Two boys and four girls.  They are all married. Hope Township
FELL, E. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
FELL, Mahlon Clerk;  Lostant Hope Township
FEUERSTEIN, Lorenzo Farm;  Lostant.  Born Heidelberg, Baden, Germany 1826.  To this county 1861.  Married 1853, Louisa FRETZ, of Wurtemberg, Germany.  She was born 1822.  Children:  Emma M., 1858;  John F., 1861;  Otto, 1864. Hope Township
FITZGERALD, John Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
FITZGERALD, T. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
FLORY, S. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
FOOTE, James S. Farm;  Tonica.  Born Saratoga Co., N. Y. 1833.   To this county 1849.  Married 1857, Caroline CRANDALL, born Washington Co., N. Y. 1834.  Children:  Edward J., 1858;  Henrietta E., 1859;  Emma M., 1861; Freddie L., 1865. Hope Township
FORD, Byron Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
FOSTER, E. S. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
FOSTER, Jno. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
FOSTER, T. C. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
FRAHER, John Farm;  Lostant.  born Tipperary Co., Ireland 1823.  To this county 1848.  Married 1854, Margaret CARNEY.  Children:  Edward; John; Michael; Dennis; Bridget. Hope Township
FYFFE, I. W. Farm;  Magnolia Hope Township
FYFFE, J. Pry Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
GEE, Wm. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
GEHM, Nicholas Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
GILES, Wm. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
GOHEEN, Jas. E. Gardener;  Lostant Hope Township
GOHEEN, Hugh Post Master;  Lostant.  Born Berks Co., Penn. 1832.  To Illinois 1855; to this county 1862.  Married 1864, Mary J. BEGGS, born Venango Co., Penn. 1834.  One child living, Clara A., born 1868.  Three buried in Lostant Cemetery. Hope Township
GRADY, Michael Laborer;  Lostant Hope Township
GRAVES, Horace Farm;  Lostant.  Born Ontario Co., N. Y. 1815.  To Illinois in 1823.  To Putnam Co., Ill in 1829.  Married 1840, Cornelia RICHIE, born Licking Co., Ohio.   Six children living and five dead. Hope Township
GRAVES, Jno. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
GRAVES, Reuben Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
GRAVES, Wm. H. Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Ontario Co., N. Y. 1819.  To Illinois in 1823; and to Putnam County in 1830.  Married Alfonsey LARWOOD of Kent Co., Maryland.  She was born 1823 and died 1860.  He married #2 in 1862, Margaret STEVENS.  She was born 1838.  Six children by first wife; four by second. Hope Township
GRAVES, Z. T. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
GRAY, Caleb Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
GRIFFITH, Chas. A. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
GURNEY, D. M. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
GURNEY, G. G. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
HAGEN, Peter Saloon;  Lostant Hope Township
HAGIN, W. B. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HAGY, Charles Farm;  Lostant.  Born Wurtemburg, Germany 1826.  To this county 1850. Married 1853, Sarah J. HILTABRAND.  She was born in Putnam Co., Ill 1836 and died in 1864.  He married #2 in 1865, Lucinda BURLEY, born Jersey Co., Ill in 1836.  Children:  Catherine A., 1855;  Wm. Chas.; Mary E., 1861; Sarah P., 1866;  John Guy, 1867; Grace L., 1872; Freddie E., 1874; Jessie Rose, 1877. Hope Township
HANNUM, A. B. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HANNUM, Addison Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HANNUM, Mrs. Elizabeth Lostant.  Widow of J. M. HANNUM.  He was born Sangamon Co., Ill in 1822.  Came to La Salle Co. in 1855.  Married 1844, Elizabeth SHEPARD.  She was born in 1822.  Children:  Eliza J.; Austin B.; Otis S.; Orlando A.; Charles M.; Byron M.; Josiah M.  (those dead, Julia & S. P.) Hope Township
HANNUM, Chas. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HANNUM, Jas. Lostant Hope Township
HANNUM, O. S. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HARTENBOWER, C. Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
HARTENBOWER, G. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HARTENBOWER, G. F. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HARTENBOWER, H. F. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HEIHEN, Henry Laborer;  Lostant Hope Township
HEIHER, Patrick Laborer;  Lostant Hope Township
HILTABRAND, Andrew Farm;  Tonica.  Born Putnam Co. 1850.  To this county 1872.  Married 1875, M. Ellen STANSELL.  She was born in Putnam Co., Ill. (one child dead) Hope Township
HILTABRAND, Austin Farm;  Lostant.  Born Putnam Co., Ill. 1844.  To this county 1877. Hope Township
HILTABRAND, G. G. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HILTABRAND, H. H. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HILTABRAND, Josephus Farm;  Tonica Hope Township
HILTABRAND, S. C. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
HILTABRAND, Wm. W. Farm;  Lostant.  Born Putnam Co., Ill. 1839.  To this county 1864.  Married 1863, Sabina KREIDER.  She was born Fulton Co., Ill. 1844, and died 1873.  He married #2 in 1874, Melissa FERRY.  She was born Hampshire Co., Mass. in 1847.  Children:  Sabina K., 1864;  Marion F., 1867; John W., 1869; Jennie E., 1874. Hope Township
HOGUE, D. S. Miller;  Lostant Hope Township
HOLMES, James Farmer;  Lostant.  Born West Leigh, Lancashire, England 1807.  To this county 1853.  Married Hanna MORT, of same place, who died 1864.  He married #2 in 1868, Mrs. Mary WATSON, of Bedford, Lancashire, born 1811.  Children:  Thomas, 1834; Samuel, 1839; John, 1841; Jane, 1850; Mary E., 1854. Hope Township
HULME, James Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Manchester, Lancashire, England 1813.  To U.S. in 1841.  Married 1832, Elizabeth DIXON of Manchester, England.  She was born in 1812 and died 1844.  He married #2 in 1845, Mrs. Elizabeth MOORE, of Cattaraugus Co., N. Y.  She died in 1862.  He married #3 in 1863, Mrs. Elizabeth PACKENHAM, from Penn.  (9 children, 3 living) Mary Ann, 1833; Hannah, 1836; Ellen, 1837; Elizabeth, 1838; James, 1840; Alice, 1843; Gertrude, 1864; Hannah; Ellen.  James buried in England.  Alice and Gertrude born in Illinois.  Elizabeth died 1872.  A pair of twins by #2 died in 1846. Hope Township
JENNINGS, John Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
JOHNSTON, Jno. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
JULIAN, W. L. Painter;  Lostant Hope Township
KECK, John Lumber Merchant;  Lostant Hope Township
KELLOGG, I. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
KELSO, Alexander Farmer;  Lostant.  Born County Derry, Ireland 1836.  To this county 1859.  Married 1858, Ann MURPHY.  She was born 1839.  Children:  Joseph, 1858; James, 1859; Margaret, 1861; Robert, 1863; Mary, 1864; Alexander, 1867; Matilda, 1872; Samuel, 1873; Isabella, 1875; Maria, 1875; Daniel, 1865; Bridget, 1870.  (Daniel and Bridget are dead) Hope Township
KILEY, Maurice Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
KINNEY, H. L. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
KLAGG, Jere. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
LAMBERT, John Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
LAMBURN, B. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
LAMBURN, Michael Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
LARSON, James Horse dealer;  Lostant Hope Township
LAWLESS, Martin Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
LASS, Samuel Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
LEEP, Samuel Farm;  Lostant.  Born Wetzel Co., Virginia 1831.  To this county 1873.  Married 1853, Mary A. ULLOM.  She was born in Wetzel Co., VA 1836.  Children:  Stephen; Mirinda; Leroy; Esther; William J.; John S.; James T.; Jennie. Hope Township
LYONS, Thos. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
McCALEB, A. G. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
McCALEB, Albert Carpenter;  Lostant Hope Township
McCALEB, Gilbert B. Farm;  Lostant.  Born Ohio in 1829.  To Illinois in 1832; and to this county in 1851.  Married 1849, Sarah McCARTY.  She was born in Brown Co., Ohio in 1829.  Seven sons and three daughters living.  One dead. Hope Township
McCARTNEY, Howard Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
McCARTY, W. M. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
McGAFFIN, Andrew Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
McGAFFIN, Thos. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
McGRAW, W. W. Wagon maker;  Lostant Hope Township
MAHOFFEY, C. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
MANNING, Edward Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
MANNING, Ed., Jr. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
MANNING, Martin Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
MARTEY, F. E. H. Painter;  Lostant Hope Township
MASSEY, S. P. Collecting agt.;  Lostant Hope Township
MEILENBASH, Daniel Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
MERRITT, H. P. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
MERRITT, Wilson Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
MICHAELS, Alonzo Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
MICHAELS, Newton Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
MOORE, G. W. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
MOORE, Jas. W. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
MORRISON, Archie Farmer;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
MORRISON, John Farmer;  Tonica.  Born Argyleshire, Scotland 1814.  Married 1852, Mrs. Mary J. WILLIAMS.  She was born in Fayette Co., Penn. in 1828 and died 1858.  He married #2 in 1859, Mary MONDY, born in Maryland. Children:  Mary Ann; Donald; Mary Ellen; Maggie.  (The first 3 are dead) Hope Township
MORTENSON, P. Blacksmith;  Lostant Hope Township
MUTRAN, Frank Farm;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
NOLEN, C. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
OBERD, Frederick, M. D. Doctor;  Lostant.  Born Bavaria, Germany 1830.  To U. S. in 1853.  Married 1866, Matilda BUDSCHARDT.  She was born in Stutgardt, Wurtemburg, Germany in 1840.  Children:  Frederick, aged 8 yrs; and Matilda, aged 7. Hope Township
OSGOOD, A. Retired minister;  Lostant Hope Township
OSGOOD, Alfred T. Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Portage Co., Ohio 1844.  Married 1871, Clara KENZON who was born in Ohio in 1851.  Children:  Alfred M., 1873; Harry H., 1875. Hope Township
PAGE, Jonathan Hotel Keeper;  Lostant Hope Township
PAGE, Geo. C. Hotel;  Lostant.  Born Fayette Co., Penn.  Came to this county 1863.  Married 1874, Luella J. MILLS, of Michigan.  Child:  Etta A., born 1875.  Hope Township
PAGE, Wm. T. Harness maker;  Lostant Hope Township
PARK, Jno. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
PATTERSON, Henry Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
PATTERSON, Jas. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
PATTERSON, W. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
PETERS, Chris. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
PETER, Conrad Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
PHILLIPS, Abram Farmer;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
PHILLIPS, Edw Farmer;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
PHILLIPS, Henry Farmer;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
PHILLIPS, Jeff Harness maker;  Lostant Hope Township
PHILLIPS, John Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Manchester, England 1824.  To La Salle Co. 1841. Married 1847, Elizabeth DIXON.  She was born Liverpool, Eng. in 1830. Children:  Edward W., 1848; Alice A., 1851; Hannah M., 1852; Henry M., 1855;  Amos L., 1857;  Sarah, 1860;  Olive L., 1862;  Cora E., 1866; Mary E., 1868; Kate M., 1871; Nettie D., 1875.  Alice A. died in 1852. Hope Township
PHILLIPS, Lewis Farmer;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
PHILLIPS, Thos. Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Manchester, England 1816.  To U. S. in 1841.  Married 1860, Catherine BOSHALL, of Putnam Co., born 1842 and died 1876.  Children:  Hannah M., 1862; James E., 1863; Richard W., 1866; Clarence, 1871. Hope Township
PORTER, J. W. Farmer;  Tonica Hope Township
PRICE, I. C. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
PRICE, Jas. Farmer;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
PRICE, W. H. Farmer;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
RAMSEY, John Laborer;  Lostant Hope Township
RANSOM, John Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
REYNOLDS, Albert M. D. Merchant;  Lostant.  Born Conn. 1799.  To Putnam Co., Ill. 1844.  To this county 1866.  Married 1846, Hannah J. BUTTERFIELD of Nashua, New Hampshire.  Children:  Clara; Arthur; Mortimer (Living); and Charles & Lewis K. are dead. Hope Township
REYNOLDS, Arthur Merchant;  Lostant Hope Township
REYNOLDS, Mortimer Merchant;  Lostant Hope Township
REYNOLDS, W. W. Merchant;  Lostant Hope Township
RICH, Chas. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
RICHEY, Mrs. Clara C. Lostant.  Born 1837.  Widow of John M. RICHEY who was born in Muskingum Co., Ohio.  He came to Illinois in 1837 and to La Salle Co. in 1849.  Wife's maiden name: Clara C. COLLESTER.  They were married 1862.  Two daughters and one son living.  Two dead. Hope Township
ROBISON, Henry U. Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Montgomery Co., Penn. 1834.  To this county 1854.  Married 1870, Mary E. SCHERMERHORN, of Schodack, Rensselear Co., N. Y. in 1838.  Children:  Albert S., 1871 (living); and John Carey, 1875 (dead) Hope Township
ROBISON, W. H. Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Bucks Co., Penn. 1845.  To La Salle Co. 1857.  Married 1868, Samantha HANNUM.  She was born in Putnam Co., Ill in 1849.  Child:  Clara May born 1869. Hope Township
ROBERTSON, Jas. Carriage maker;  Lostant Hope Township
ROBERTSON, W. S. Druggist;  Lostant Hope Township
SCHOENNESHOEFER, Robert Druggist;  Lostant.  Born Prussia 1852.  To this county same year. Hope Township
SHEPHERD, A. C. Farmer;  Tonica Hope Township
SHEPHERD, C. A. Farmer;  Tonica Hope Township
SHERMAN, M. L. Photographer;  Lostant Hope Township
SHEARING, John Blacksmith;  Lostant Hope Township
SIMMONS, John Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
SKEET, J. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
SMITH, Jos. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
SMITH, Richard Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
SMITH, Wm. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
SOLON, Jas. P. Merchant;  Lostant Hope Township
SPELLMEYER, G. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
SPENCER, Mrs. D. C. Lostant.  Born Harrison Co., Ohio 1833.  Is widow of W. P. SPENCER who was born in Guernsey Co., Ohio in 1832.  Came to this county in 1866 and died 1869.  Mrs. SPENCER came to this county in 1866.  Children:  Mary Lavina, 1866 and Isaac W., 1868. Hope Township
SPRING, Geo. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
STEWART, Mrs. Nancy Tonica.  Born Erie Co., Penn.  Married in 1825.  She is the widow of Zora D. STEWART, who was born 1805.  He came to Illinois 1835 and to La Salle County in 1849.  He died in 1850.  Children:  Mary, 1826; Amasa, 1828; Matilda, 1830; Elizabeth, 1834; Ann Eliza, 1841.  Mary and Amasa are the only ones living. Hope Township
STILLWELL, Peter Farmer;  Lostant.  Born Philadelphia 1832.  To this county 1856.  Married 1857, Eunice OSGOOD.  She was born in Ohio in 1841.  Children:  Mary, 1858; Louisa, 1861; Anna, 1863; Eunice, 1865; Olive, 1868; Ida, 1870; Artemas, 1872; Laura, 1874; Simon Peter, 1877. Hope Township
STORER, John Tailor;  Lostant Hope Township
SUMPTIN, John Clerk;  Lostant Hope Township
SUMPTIN, Joseph Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
SWINDLER, T. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
TAGGART, Wilbur Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
TALTY, Peter Sec. Boss;  Lostant Hope Township
TAYLOR, Sam'l Blacksmith;  Lostant Hope Township
THIERRY, D. S. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
TIMMONS, Jas. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
TIMMONS, Thos. Sr. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
TIMMONS, T., Jr. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
TIMMONS, Wm. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
THORNTON, J. W. Grain Merchant;  Lostant Hope Township
VALE, Isaac Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
VALE, Nathan Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
VOTAW, Moses Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
WABEL, Andrew J. Farmer;  Magnolia.  Born Somerset Co., Penn. 1819.  To La Salle Co., Ill 1876.  Married 1850, Mary Ann DEAN.  She was born in Virginia in 1832.  Was raised in Penn.  Children:  Jas. H., 1851; Emily J., 1853; Sarah C., 1855; John R., 1857; Clarissa A., 1860; Geo. L., 1865; Mary Ann, 1867; Franklin P., 1869; Thomas Jefferson, 1871. Hope Township
WATKINS, L. I. Druggist;  Lostant Hope Township
WATT, Robt. Laborer;  Lostant Hope Township
WEBER, Daniel Carpenter;  Lostant Hope Township
WEBER, Fred Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
WEBER, Henry Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
WEIS, Adam Harness maker;  Lostant Hope Township
WETZLER, Joseph Shoemaker;  Lostant Hope Township
WHITE, A. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
WHITE, Sam'l Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
WHITE, W. C. Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township
WILCOX, Otis A. Furniture dealer;  Lostant.  Born Liverton, R. I., 1834.  To this county 1875.  Married 1856, Maria J. DeBOLT.  She was born New Bedford, Mass. 1838.  Children:  Eva, 19 yrs; Ora, 8 yrs; Charlie who died at 7 months. Hope Township
WILLIAMS, Geo. J. Farmer;  Mt. Palatine.  Born St. Louis, Missouri 1849.  To this county 1851.  Married 1875, Emma HARTENBOWER.  She was born in La Salle Co., Ill. 1854.  Child:  John, born 1876. Hope Township
WILLIAMSON, S. Farm;  Lostant Hope Township
WILLIAMSON, Samuel Farm;  Lostant.  Born La Salle Co. 1852.  Married 1875, Kate HAZY.  She was born in La Salle Co., Ill in 1855.   One child, Charles born 1876. Hope Township
WILLY, W. F. Carpenter;  Lostant Hope Township
WOLFE, M. Farm;  Mt. Palatine Hope Township
WOOD, F. Q. A. Farmer;  Tonica Hope Township
WRIGHT, Isaac Carpenter;  Lostant Hope Township
WORTMAN, Fred Farmer;  Lostant Hope Township

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