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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

Mendota Township

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Name Occupation & Notes Township
GALLUP, E. E. Brick mason Mendota Township
GALLUP, J. N. Coal dealer Mendota Township
GALLUP, W. E. Engineer Mendota Township
GARARD, S. C. Carpenter Mendota Township
GARDNER, Geo. Farmer.  Born Beaver Co., Penn. 1824.  To this county 1862.  Married Margaret SMITH, of Allegheny Co., Penn., 1848.  (Granddaughter of Col. James SMITH, signer of Dec. of Indep.)  6 sons and 1 dau.) Mendota Township
GAVIN, Wm. Operator Mendota Township
GEIZER, Jules Jeweler Mendota Township
GERLACH, P. Sewing machine repairer Mendota Township
GHEIR, Levi Laborer Mendota Township
GIBERSON, O. C. Tinner Mendota Township
GIER, Theo. Saloon Mendota Township
GIFFORD, F. Bank cashier Mendota Township
GILFOYLE, Jno.   Mendota Township
GILFOYLE, Pat Laborer Mendota Township
GILL, Wm.  White washer Mendota Township
GILLET, E. F. Rent farm Mendota Township
GILLET, Edwd Farmer.  Born Litchfield Co., Ct. 1847.  To this county 1858.  Married Martha WEYGANDT, of Iowa, 1874.  Son, Freddie born 1876. Mendota Township
GILLET, F. Farm renter Mendota Township
GILLET, Jno. Farm renter Mendota Township
GILLET, J. T. Farm renter Mendota Township
GILMAN, Wm. Farmer Mendota Township
GILMORE, R. L. Hardware Mendota Township
GILSON, L. J. Patent right agt Mendota Township
GLASSMAN, Fritz Farm worker Mendota Township
GLEASON, Jas. R. R. worker Mendota Township
GLASSER, W. Farm renter Mendota Township
GMELICH, Casper Saloon Mendota Township
GOEDTNER, Jno Bank clerk Mendota Township
GOETTLE, Joseph Farmer.  Born Byrne, Germany 1840.  To this county 1869.   Married Katie JOHN, 1870.  She was born Prussia, Germany 1851. Mendota Township
GOETTLE, Peter Retired Mendota Township
GOFF, S. H. Painter Mendota Township
GOODWIN, Chas. Works brickyard Mendota Township
GOODWIN, L. Brickyard Mendota Township
GORMAN, Jas. Laborer Mendota Township
GORMAN, Jno Retired Mendota Township
GORMAN, Pat, Sr. Laborer Mendota Township
GORMAN, Pat, Jr. Laborer Mendota Township
GOSS, F. H. Laborer Mendota Township
GOULD, G. N. Rents farm Mendota Township
GRAND, Chas. Farm worker Mendota Township
GREB, Jno, Sr. Milk vendor Mendota Township
GREB, Jno, Jr. Laborer Mendota Township
GREEN, J. H. Express messenger Mendota Township
GREGG, Jno Owner Gregg mill Mendota Township
GROSS, J. N. Carpenter Mendota Township
GROSSHARD, P. Rents farm Mendota Township
GRUBE, L. Ret. farm Mendota Township
GRUBE, Wm. Clerk Mendota Township
GRUNDY, B. B. Carpenter Mendota Township
GRUNDY, Ed V. Carpenter Mendota Township
GUILES, D. D. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
GURCK, M.   Mendota Township
GUSTAFSAN, Jno Mechanic Mendota Township
GUTWASSER, C. Dutch doctor Mendota Township
GUTHRIE, C. Marble carver Mendota Township
GUY, Geo. Insurance agt. Mendota Township
HAAS, Isaac Tobacco dealer Mendota Township
HAAS, M. A. Druggist Mendota Township
HAEFNER, F. Farmer Mendota Township
HAEFNER, Geo. Insurance agt. Mendota Township
HARGARDON, G. W. Baggage master R. R. Mendota Township
HAGAN, Jno Laborer Mendota Township
HAMILTON, C. E. Hotel clerk Mendota Township
HANSON, E. Carpenter Mendota Township
HANSON, Ed Carpenter Mendota Township
HARBAUGH, C. A. Clerk Mendota Township
HARBAUGH, Daniel Grocer Mendota Township
HARRINGTON, Henry Farmer.  Born Adams Co., Ill 1837.  To this county 1857.  Married Mary A. WORSLEY, from Illinois, 1867.  Children:  Julia; Fay; Freddie; Henry; Minnie. Mendota Township
HARRIS, D. L. Retired farmer Mendota Township
HARRIS, Geo. Rents farm Mendota Township
HARRIS, J. H. Justice of Peace Mendota Township
HARRIS, John Farmer.  Born Crawford Co., Penn. 1832.  To this county 1871.  Married 1862, Susannah JOY, from Ohio.  6 sons:  Parmenius; Corwin; George; Oscar; John M.; Arthur. Mendota Township
HART, Pat Teamster Mendota Township
HART, Wm. Ret. merchant Mendota Township
HARTON, Jno Coal merchant Mendota Township
HASKEL, F. H. Hotel keeper Mendota Township
HASTINGS, H. H.  Farmer.  Born Harrison Co., Ohio 1842.  To this county 1854. Mendota Township
HASTINGS, J. H. Printer Mendota Township
HASTINGS, Jas Wagon factory Mendota Township
HASTINGS, S. Drugstore Mendota Township
HAUGH, J. C. Egg packer Mendota Township
HAVEKOST, C. Laborer Mendota Township
HAWK, Geo. Laborer Mendota Township
HAWKS, T. Painter Mendota Township
HAWLEY, L. L. Pass. conductor Mendota Township
HAWTHORN, F. H. Carriage maker Mendota Township
HAYNER, D. H. Carpenter Mendota Township
HEEG, Peter Clerk Mendota Township
HELD, Geo. Retired Mendota Township
HEMSTREET, Jno Tailor Mendota Township
HENE, A. Cigar mfg. Mendota Township
HENNING, C. Brewer.  Born Swartzburg, Germany.  To U.S. 1860.  Lived in Chicago; to Mendota 1864.  Married Rebecca GRUBE, born Penn.  Children: 4 boys Mendota Township
HENRY, A. C. Freight agt. Mendota Township
HENZIER, M. Ret. merchant Mendota Township
HERRICK, Julius Button factory Mendota Township
HERMANN, M. Clerk Mendota Township
HESS, Jno Furniture Mendota Township
HICKS, Wm. Painter Mendota Township
HIERMEIR, M. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
HIGBY, D. Canvassor Mendota Township
HIGGINS, C. M. Boots Mendota Township
HIGGINS, I. Clothier Mendota Township
HILL, Abner Laborer Mendota Township
HOFFMAN, A. Grain buyer Mendota Township
HOFFMAN, A. P. Clerk Mendota Township
HOFFMAN, C. C. Farmer Mendota Township
HOFFMAN, J. A. Physician Mendota Township
HOFFMAN, J. B., Jr. Farmer Mendota Township
HOFFMAN, John Farmer.  Born Genoa, Cayuga Co., N.Y. 1806.  Lived there 27 years; 5 yrs in Penn.; to Peru, La Salle Co., Ill. 1838.  Married Mary Ann MANN, daughter of Asa MANN of Mansfield, Tioga Co., Penn, 1833.  Children:  Asa M.; John B.; Charlie; Andrew; Mrs. Maria STODDER;  Mrs. Mary WEISNER;  Mrs. Juliette WOLFE;  Miss Marcia HOFFMAN. Mendota Township
HOFFMAN, Milt Correspondent Mendota Township
HOEFNER, G. S. Rents farm Mendota Township
HOHM, Henry   Mendota Township
HOLCOMB, Charles Merchant Mendota Township
HOLLAND, George Clerk Mendota Township
HOLLAND, Nick Mason Mendota Township
HOLSTEIN, Wm. Laborer Mendota Township
HONER, W.   Mendota Township
HONER, Tim Laborer Mendota Township
HORR, George Mechanic Mendota Township
HORTON, John Rents farm Mendota Township
HOWARD, R. H. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
HOYE, Thomas Rents farm Mendota Township
HUBARD, J. White washer Mendota Township
HUCK, G. F. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
HUELZER, J. Farm worker Mendota Township
HUELZER, J. H.   Mendota Township
HUGHS, Robt Engineer Mendota Township
HUSS, C. Boots & shoes Mendota Township
IKENS, Joe Rents farm Mendota Township
IMUS, N. Marble cutter Mendota Township
IMUS, T. Marble cutter Mendota Township
INGELS, G. S. Ret. preacher Mendota Township
IRWIN, W. H. Clerk Mendota Township
JACOBS, Adam Bartender Mendota Township
JACOBS, C. Moulder Mendota Township
JACOBS, George Engineer Mendota Township
JACOBS, L. J. Laborer Mendota Township
JACOBY, A. W. Boots & shoes Mendota Township
JAMES, D. M. Peddler Mendota Township
JANERICH, J. G. Farmer Mendota Township
JENKINS, Wm. Professor Mendota Township
JETTE, Arthur Stone cutter Mendota Township
JOHN, C. Merchant Mendota Township
JOHN, G.   Mendota Township
JOHN, J. G. Merchant Mendota Township
JOHN, Max Clerk Mendota Township
JOHNSON, Charles  Laborer Mendota Township
JOHNSON, George Farmer Mendota Township
JOHNSTON, J. G. Laborer Mendota Township
JOHNSTON, J. M. Horse jockey Mendota Township
JOHNSTON, L. Laborer Mendota Township
JOHNSTON, T. J. Painter Mendota Township
JONES, M. J. Farmer.  Born Woodford Co., Ill. 1848.  To this county 1869.  Married Mary GUNTRUM, of Chicago in 1873.  Children:  John, 1874; Serephina, 1875. Mendota Township
JONES, Wm. (col.) White washer Mendota Township
JONES, W. J. Rents farm Mendota Township
JORDAN, J. Q. A. Bakery Mendota Township
JORDEN, M. E.   Mendota Township
JORDEN, T. E. Ret. merchant Mendota Township
JOSEPHSON, W. Mechanic Mendota Township
JULIAN, John Rents farm Mendota Township
KALDENBAUGH, E. D. Grocer Mendota Township
KAMPF, C. C. Sewing machine agt. Mendota Township
KANE, D. O. Police Mendota Township
KAUFMAN, F. Worker R. R. Mendota Township
KAUFMAN, H. Laborer Mendota Township
KELEINSHNITZ, F.  Ret. farmer Mendota Township
KELLENBERGER, G. A. Merchant Mendota Township
KELMER, C. H.   Mendota Township
KELSEY, Levi Ret. baker Mendota Township
KENNEDY, Mike Rents farm Mendota Township
KENWORTHY, Jas. Carriage maker.  Born Manchester, England 1827.  To this county 1853.  Married Jane THOMPSON, in 1855.  (From Quincy, Adams Co., Ill. and born Athens Co., Ohio 1829).  Children:  George, 1856; Charlie, 1858; James W., 1860; Harry, 1862; Myra, 1865; Frank, 1867; Mary L., 1871. Mendota Township
KERMAN, Jas. Laborer Mendota Township
KERSHNER, George  Rents farm Mendota Township
KIDD, G. F. Harness maker Mendota Township
KIESEL, Frank R. R. watchman Mendota Township
KIESEL, Wm. Plasterer Mendota Township
KILMER, C. H. Trader Mendota Township
KINER, S. H. Clerk Mendota Township
KING, E. W. Rents farm Mendota Township
KING, R. F. Carpenter Mendota Township
KIPP, A. Watchman Mendota Township
KLASSMAN, Fritz Farm worker Mendota Township
KLEIN, Anton Harness maker Mendota Township
KLEINFELDER, Jno. Retired Mendota Township
KLEINSCHNITZ, Geo. Rents farm Mendota Township
KLEINSCHNITZ, J. C. Rents farm Mendota Township
KNAUR, Geo. Peddler Mendota Township
KNAUER, Nicholas Bakery.  Born Coburg, Germany 1827.  To U.S. 1851.  To this county 1857.  Married 1858, Margaret GENTHER, born Germany.  Children:  Mary; Louise; Emma; Minnie; Laura; Robert; Edward; William. Mendota Township
KNAUER, Peter Saloon.  Born Saxe-Coburg, Germany 1829.  To this county 1853.  Married 1855, Barbara MILLER.  She was born 1834.  Children:  Andrew; Katie; John; Ida. Mendota Township
KNIGHT, John   Mendota Township
KODDER, E.   Mendota Township
KOHL, Henry Clerk Mendota Township
KOHL, Jacob Jeweler Mendota Township
KOHL, S.   Mendota Township
KOPPEL, H. Watchman Mendota Township
KOPPFER, Wm. Insurance agt. Mendota Township
KRAMER, Geo. Shoemaker Mendota Township
KRAMER, Joseph Bootmaker Mendota Township
KRAMM, George Shoemaker Mendota Township
KREIS, P. Harness maker Mendota Township
KREITZER, C. Vet. Mendota Township
KREITZER, L. Retired Mendota Township
KRUEGER, John Saloon Mendota Township
KRUEGER, Otto Butcher Mendota Township
KUDER, A.   Mendota Township
KUELGEN, Anton Clerk Mendota Township
KUNEY, J. E. Merchant Mendota Township
KUNEY, John Merchant.  Born Perry Co., Pa. 1820.  To Chicago 1846.  To this county 1859.  Married 1848, Matilda ERNEST, of Perry Co., Pa.  4 sons & 3 das. Mendota Township
KURTENBACH, W. Peddler Mendota Township
LACOCK, A. Farmer Mendota Township
LAFERTY, Hugh R. R. work Mendota Township
LAFERTY, John R. R. work Mendota Township
LAMB, Edward Farm work Mendota Township
LAMERMIRE, L. Laborer Mendota Township
LANGLITZ, John Farm work Mendota Township
LANTZ, F. Laborer Mendota Township
LARCK, F. Wheelwright Mendota Township
LARKING, Ira Miller Mendota Township
LATHROP, J. O. Drayman Mendota Township
LAUNT, V. Laborer Mendota Township
LAWREY, Edward Asst. dressmaker Mendota Township
LEE, John A. Coal dealer Mendota Township
LEE, Simon Brick mason Mendota Township
LEISER, Geo. Boots & shoes Mendota Township
LEITZ, Nic. Jr.   Mendota Township
LELAND, D. W. Restaurant Mendota Township
LEWIS, A. R. Stock dealer Mendota Township
LEWIS, James Farm Mendota Township
LEWIS, J. F. Farm boy Mendota Township
LEWIS, Nelson Laborer Mendota Township
LENTZ, John Saloon Mendota Township
LENTZ, Nic. Sr. Rents farm Mendota Township
LENTZ, Peter Saloon Mendota Township
LIETERSCHIED, B. Retired Mendota Township
LINDY, Mat Laborer Mendota Township
LINDEMIRE, Z. Laborer Mendota Township
LINDSEY, John (col.) Laborer Mendota Township
LINSCOTT, B. H. Miller Mendota Township
LISCOM, A. F. Farmer Mendota Township
LISCOM, J. R. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
LIVERMORE, L. Retired Mendota Township
LIVERS, John A. Grocer Mendota Township
LIVERS, W. H. Postmaster Mendota Township
LOEFLER, Henry Carpenter Mendota Township
LOVE, John Painter Mendota Township
LOWED, D. Y. Justice of Peace Mendota Township
LOWERY, B. F. Carpenter Mendota Township
LYMAN, D. Retired Mendota Township
LYMAN, George Laborer Mendota Township
LYTTLE, J. E. J. Operator Mendota Township
McCORMICK, Jas. Farmer Mendota Township
McCORMICK, Samuel Farmer.  Born Stark Co., Ohio 1842.  To this county 1854.  Married 1873, Susie BOOKER, of Ohio.  Children:  Charles, 1873; James F., 1875; Samuel, 1877. Mendota Township
McCAULEY, James Laborer Mendota Township
McCAULEY, John Laborer Mendota Township
McDONALD, James Ret. farmer Mendota Township
McDOWELL, (no first name listed)   Mendota Township
McEVOY, Jas. Laborer Mendota Township
McFARLAND, A. W. Druggist Mendota Township
McFARLAND, C. Clerk Mendota Township
McGEE, A. Laborer Mendota Township
McGINNIS, J. D. Farmer boy Mendota Township
McGINNIS, Jas. Farmer.  Born Canada 1822.  To N.Y. 1835.  To this county 1850.  Married 1848, Mary WELLS, born Lewis Co., N.Y.  Children:  Willis J.; Emma; George. Mendota Township
McGINNIS, John Ret. grain buyer Mendota Township
McGINNIS, M., Jr. Farmer Mendota Township
McGINNIS, Thos. Farmer Mendota Township
McGINNIS, Wallace Farmer Mendota Township
McGLAUGHLIN, Tim Laborer Mendota Township
McGRAW, Michael Laborer Mendota Township
McGREGOR, J. R. Laborer Mendota Township
McINTIRE, Arthur Retired.  Born Waldo Co., Maine 1836.  Lived there 16 years.  To this county 1852.  Married 1863, Sarah E. LINN.  She was born Windsor, Maine.  Children:  Mary; Willialm; Charles; Hattie; Arthur. Mendota Township
McINTIRE, E. G. Rents farm Mendota Township
McINTIRE, R. J. Rents farm Mendota Township
McILVENE, P. Laborer Mendota Township
McILWAIN, R. B. Butcher Mendota Township
McKEEN, John Speculator Mendota Township
McKIM, Jas. Tanner Mendota Township
McKEE, Melroy Born Candor, Tioga Co., N.Y. 1825.  To Bureau Co., Ill. 1850.  To this county 1864.  Married 1852, Mary FROST, born Millport, Chemung Co., N.Y. 1828. Mendota Township
McLAUGHLIN, A. C. Blacksmith Mendota Township
McLAUGHLIN, G. E. Laborer Mendota Township
McLAUGHLIN, Patrick Farmer.  Born County Lowd, Ireland 1819.  To U.S. 1847.  Lived Penn. 4 years.  Lived Cal. 1856.  Married Mary Ann MEATH, in 1864.  She was born County Mayo, Ireland.  Son, James, 1864. Mendota Township
McLAUGHLIN, Pat. Ret. grocer Mendota Township
McMAHON, Jas. R. R. laborer Mendota Township
McMAHON, John R. R. laborer Mendota Township
McMAHON, M. R. R. laborer Mendota Township
McPHERSON, S. F. Blind Mendota Township
McNEAL, I. W. Laborer Mendota Township
McNETT, D. C. Trader Mendota Township
McNETT, J. A. Trader Mendota Township
McNETT, Wm. Retired Mendota Township
MADDEN, Geo. Clerk Mendota Township
MADDEN, J. C. Prop. foundry Mendota Township
MADDEN, S. Retired Mendota Township
MAHAR, Andrew Teamster Mendota Township
MAHAR, D. Teamster Mendota Township
MALLEN, Fred Retired Mendota Township
MANCHESTER, E. J. Dir. organ fact'y Mendota Township
MANNING, E. C. Tuner organ fact'y Mendota Township
MAUS, Philip Farmer.  Born Nassau, Germany 1834.  To U.S. 1852.  To Bureau Co., Ill. 1852.  To this county 1870.  Married 1859, Elizabeth ERBES.  She was born Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany.  Children:  John; Catherine; Philip; Minnie; Emma; Louise Mendota Township
MARKS, L. Money loaner Mendota Township
MARK, L. J. Laborer Mendota Township
MARSTON, J. Photographer Mendota Township
MASTERMAN, D. Carpenter Mendota Township
MATLOCK, W. C.   Mendota Township
MATTHEWS, Fred. Tuner Mendota Township
MAXWELL, Jas. Mill engineer Mendota Township
MEATH, P. J. Teacher Mendota Township
MEATH, T. F. Farm laborer Mendota Township
MEESENBACH, Chas. Clerk Mendota Township
MEESENBACH, Frank Jr. Restaurant Mendota Township
MEISENBACH, D., Sr. Retired Mendota Township
MEISENBACH, D., Jr. Butcher Mendota Township
MEISENBACH, Franz Restaurant.  Born Prussia 1826.  To U.S. 1849.  To this county 1851.  Married 1852, Helena RECK, from Prussia.  She died 1876.  4 sons, 7 daus Mendota Township
MEISENBACH, Wm. Saloon Mendota Township
MENDEL, August Rents farm Mendota Township
MERRIFIELD, L. B. Organ factory Mendota Township
METTLER, J. I. Mechanic Mendota Township
MIDDLESTAD, F. Rents farm Mendota Township
MILLEKIN, O. C. Stone cutter Mendota Township
MILLER, Andrew Carpenter Mendota Township
MILLER, August Merchant Mendota Township
MILLER, Chas. Painter Mendota Township
MILLER, Fred Ret. farmer Mendota Township
MILLER, H.   Mendota Township
MILLER, Henry Cooper Mendota Township
MILLER, Hiram   Mendota Township
MILLER, J. E. Farm Mendota Township
MILLER, Jacob Tobacconist Mendota Township
MILLER, Jno. Laborer Mendota Township
MILLER, Karl Farmer Mendota Township
MILLER, Phil.   Mendota Township
MILLER, S.H. Retired Mendota Township
MILLER, W. W. Carpenter Mendota Township
MOHLAR, Jas. Farmer Mendota Township
MOODY, J. D. Dentist Mendota Township
MOORE, M. C. Plasterer Mendota Township
MOORE, Michael R. R. laborer Mendota Township
MOORE, Thos. R. R. man Mendota Township
MOORE, W. C. Fish peddler Mendota Township
MOORE, W. S. Plasterer Mendota Township
MOORE, W., Sr. Plasterer Mendota Township
MOORE, C. E. Brakesman Mendota Township
MOREY, G. W. Teamster Mendota Township
MOSELEY, Henry Clerk Mendota Township
MURPHY, T. W. R. R. man Mendota Township

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