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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
NAUGHTON, Wm. R. R. man Mendota Township
NAUMANN, John Farmer.  Born Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany 1826.  To U.S. 1864.  Married 1853, Elizabeth SCHMIDT.  She was born Hesse-Darmstadt.  Children:  Catharine;  Mary;  Anna;  Julia. Mendota Township
NAVEN, Pat R. R. man Mendota Township
NELSON, A. Laborer Mendota Township
NELSON, Calvin Teamster Mendota Township
NILSON, Martin Laborer Mendota Township
NEWMAN, Fred Rents farm Mendota Township
NEWMEYER, Chas. Laborer Mendota Township
NEWMEYER, Jno. Laborer Mendota Township
NEWPORT, T. F. R. R. agt. Mendota Township
NIEBERGAL, J. H. Farm boy Mendota Township
NIEBERGAL, J. M. Farmer Mendota Township
NIEBERGAL, Philip Farm boy Mendota Township
NIESLEY, J. L. Street comm. Mendota Township
NOLAN, W. B. Leather dealer Mendota Township
OEHLERT, Julius Shoemaker Mendota Township
OHLE, Geo. Cigar maker Mendota Township
OHLE, Fred. Cigar maker Mendota Township
OLBERTS, A. Shoemaker Mendota Township
OLDS, J. E. Mechanic Mendota Township
OLDS, M. Laborer Mendota Township
OLDS, M. K. Super. organ fact'y Mendota Township
OLSON, Martin Mechanic Mendota Township
ORTH, Wm. Harness maker Mendota Township
O'TOOLE, Thos. Rents farm Mendota Township
PALMER, G. L. Stone cutter Mendota Township
PALMER, M. D. Harness maker Mendota Township
PARKS, Benj. Drayman Mendota Township
PARKER, Wm. Editor.  Born Maysville, Kentucky 1835.  To Southern Ill. 1855.  To Mendota 1858.  Married 1850, Ella BOND.  She was from Chillocothe, Ohio and sister of General J.R.S. BOND.  Children:  Jennie; Annie; E. Bond Parke.  
PARSONS, P. D. Carpenter Mendota Township
PATRICK, Wm. M. Ret. soldier Mendota Township
PEARCE, Wm. Ret. merchant Mendota Township
PEARL, J. C. Traveling agt. Mendota Township
PEARSOL, S. G. Cooper Mendota Township
PEART, R. Butcher Mendota Township
PEART, Thos. Butcher Mendota Township
PENFIELD, J. W. Laborer Mendota Township
PERHAM, Chas. Mechanic Mendota Township
PERT, Fred Butcher Mendota Township
PETERS, F. Musician Mendota Township
PHALEN, M. Blacksmith Mendota Township
PHELAN, N. Blacksmith Mendota Township
PHILLIPS, Jno. Blacksmith Mendota Township
PHELPS, H. Wm. Laborer Mendota Township
PIERCE, J. D. Mechanic Mendota Township
PINKE, E. Laborer Mendota Township
PITTSLICK, W. F. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
PITTSLICK, Wm. Boots & shoes Mendota Township
PIXLEY, C. H. Jeweler Mendota Township
PLAISTED, D. V. Ret. mechanic Mendota Township
POHL, G. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
POLLENS, W. J. Engineer Mendota Township
PORTERFIELD, Geo. Farm boy Mendota Township
PORTERFIELD, J. C. Farmer.  Born Armstrong Co., Penn. 1822.  To this county 1857.  Married Emily KENWORTHY in 1848.  She was born in England.  Children:  Matilda; Emma; George; Charles; Arthur. Mendota Township
POTTER, H. Hotel clerk Mendota Township
POTTER, R. B. Hotel keeper Mendota Township
POWERS, Pat R. R. boss Mendota Township
PULVER, Peter Livery stable Mendota Township
PUMPHRY, Ed Saloon clerk Mendota Township
PRESCOTT, A. H. Rents farm Mendota Township
PRESCOTT, R. A. Farmer Mendota Township
PRICE, Geo. Banker Mendota Township
PRICE, Wm. Hardware Mendota Township
QUIMBY, E. C. R. R. super. Mendota Township
QUIMBY, J. B. Engineer Mendota Township
RANCIER, Jas. Carpenter Mendota Township
RANDLETT, C. B. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
RANDLETT, J. B. Teacher Mendota Township
RATCHFORD, Pat Teamster Mendota Township
READER, Henry Laborer Mendota Township
REASER, W. B. Carpenter Mendota Township
RECK, Peter Miller Mendota Township
REDDING, Martin Farmer.  Born County Cork, Ireland 1834.  To this county 1857.  Conn. for 2 years.  To this county 1861.  Married Susan FLANIGAN, of County Claire, Ireland, in 1865.  4 boys and 1 girl. Mendota Township
REED, E. A. Druggist Mendota Township
REED, M. W. Retired Mendota Township
REICHERT, H. John Mechanic Mendota Township
REICHART, Peter Car repairer Mendota Township
REICHART, Peter Car greaser Mendota Township
REITER, H. N. Harness maker Mendota Township
REITER, John Shoemaker Mendota Township
REITER, Nic. Retired Mendota Township
REUL, Jacob Cigar maker Mendota Township
REUL, J. G. Barber Mendota Township
REYNOLDS, D. N. Grocer clerk Mendota Township
REYNOLDS, J. H. Ret. tinner Mendota Township
RHEA, G. W. Farmer Mendota Township
RIAL, W. M. Carpenter Mendota Township
RICE, E. H. Tuner Mendota Township
RICHARDS, Henry P. O. clerk Mendota Township
RIEGEL, M. Laborer Mendota Township
RIELY, Jas. Laborer Mendota Township
RIELY, Wm. Laborer Mendota Township
RIFE, Henry Retired Mendota Township
ROBINSON, J. B. Mail agt. Mendota Township
ROBINSON, J. K. Retired Mendota Township
ROCKWOOD, W. H. Button fact'y Mendota Township
ROETZEL, G. Retired Mendota Township
ROGERS, C. L. Grocer Mendota Township
ROGERS, S. E. Grocer Mendota Township
ROGERS, W. J. Farmer Mendota Township
ROMAN, Z.   Mendota Township
ROTH, Chris Clerk Mendota Township
ROTH, John Hostler Mendota Township
ROTH, Wm. Baggage master Mendota Township
ROWLEY, L. D. Grocer Mendota Township
RUDE, David Hardware Mendota Township
RUDE, Thaddeus Speculator Mendota Township
RUEDY, Casper Grocer Mendota Township
RUGGLES, R. H. Editor.  Born Steubenville, 1828.  To this county 1862.  Married 1855, Helen HUNGERFORD, of Tazewell Co., Ill.  Child:  Mark, 1866. Mendota Township
RUPERT, A. Carpenter Mendota Township
RUPERT, J. C. Mechanic Mendota Township
RUPERT, Peter Saloon Mendota Township
RUST, I. C. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
SACKET, N. B. Farmer Mendota Township
SALMON, John Farmer.  Born Lycoming Co., Penn. 1826.  Lived there 18 years.  Lived Ohio 7 years; then came to Illinois.  Married 1853, Hannah GRIFFEN, of Penn.  Child:  Harriet Emily. Mendota Township
SANDUSKY, J. R. R. worker Mendota Township
SANFORD, J. O. Printer Mendota Township
SAUER, Philip Farmer.  Born Prussia 1834.  To U.S. 1858.  Lived Chicago, then to this county.  Married 1858, Eliza WALTER, of Prussia.  6 children. Mendota Township
SAUERESSIG, P. J. Farmer.  Born Nassau, Germany 1804.  To this county 1849.  Married 1828, Margaretha C. BECKER, of Germany.  She was born 1800; died 1866.  Children:  George; Philip; Anthony; Peter; William. Mendota Township
SAUERESSEG, P. W. Rents farm Mendota Township
SCHARKOF, A. Laborer Mendota Township
SCHARKOPF, L. Laborer Mendota Township
SCHEIDENHELM, J. Blacksmith Mendota Township
SCHMIDT, Bert Harness dealer Mendota Township
SCHMIDT, H. Carpenter Mendota Township
SCHMIDT, Joseph R. R. man Mendota Township
SCHMIDT, Wm. Laborer Mendota Township
SCHMITZ, Frank Clerk Mendota Township
SCHMITZ, Jno Druggist Mendota Township
SCHNELLER, Peter Wagon shop Mendota Township
SCHNELLER, Jacob Wagon shop Mendota Township
SCHNELLER, S. Wagon shop Mendota Township
SCHNETZ, E. Clerk Mendota Township
SCHNETZ, Geo. Druggist Mendota Township
SCHNETZ, Jno. Clerk Mendota Township
SCHNETZ, S.   Mendota Township
SCHUK, A. M. Boarding house Mendota Township
SCHUELER, Jno. Laborer Mendota Township
SCHULER, W. R. R. laborer Mendota Township
SCHULTES, P. Cabinet maker Mendota Township
SCHULTZ, Adolph Teamster Mendota Township
SCHULTZ, Aug. Hardware Mendota Township
SCHULTZ, B. Laborer Mendota Township
SCHULTZ, J. J. Carpenter Mendota Township
SCHULTZ, Jno. Clerk Mendota Township
SCHULTZ, P. Grocer Mendota Township
SCHUMEL, J. Laborer Mendota Township
SCHURZ, Morris   Mendota Township
SCHWARTZ, Joseph Cabinet maker Mendota Township
SCOFIELD, E. H. Laborer Mendota Township
SCOFIELD, H. Laborer Mendota Township
SCOTT, A. Pres. organ fact'y Mendota Township
SCOTT, L. Agriculturist Mendota Township
SCOTT, Thos. Merchant Mendota Township
SCOTT, Wm. Merchant Mendota Township
SECOR, Frank Painter Mendota Township
SECOR, R. W. Retired Mendota Township
SEEBERG, C. Teamster Mendota Township
SERVAN, J. H. Peddler Mendota Township
SHANAHAN, R. R. R. man Mendota Township
SHAW, Thos. Laborer Mendota Township
SHED, D. Nothing Mendota Township
SHETTLE, Geo. Mechanic Mendota Township
SHIPLEY, R. F. Foreman Mendota Township
SHIRK, Joel Retired Mendota Township
SHOOK, A. Boarding house Mendota Township
SHOUSE, S. Carpenter Mendota Township
SIGNOR, S. R. Painter Mendota Township
SIMMINGER, Jno. Tailor Mendota Township
SIMPSON, Frank Rents farm Mendota Township
SIMS, Jas. Retired Mendota Township
SIMS, P. H. Clerk R. R. Mendota Township
SINGER, Joseph Laborer Mendota Township
SMITH, Austin Boots & shoes Mendota Township
SMITH, A. B. Canvasser Mendota Township
SMITH, C. M. Rents farm Mendota Township
SMITH, D. M. Tea merchant Mendota Township
SMITH, Henry Carpenter Mendota Township
SMITH, Jno. Mechanic Mendota Township
SMITH, Jno. T. Laborer Mendota Township
SMITH, S. B. Nurseryman Mendota Township
SMITH, Wm., Rev. Preacher Mendota Township
SNEED, M. F. Printer Mendota Township
SNYDER, Daniel Ret. farmer.  Born Penn. 1817.  To Livingston Co., Ill. 1858.  Married 1839, Maria WILLIAMS.  She died 1850.  Children:  Albert, Mrs. Martha McCORMICK;  Mrs. Kate ECKERT; Mrs. Julia BOCKOVEN.  Married #2, Maria McGEES, 1851.  She died 1877.  Child:  Frank, 1854.  Mendota Township
SNYDER, F. P. Law student Mendota Township
SNYDER, Levi Ret. farmer Mendota Township
SNYDER, V. Shoemaker Mendota Township
SOLAN, Thos. Farmer Mendota Township
SOLMON, Jno. Farmer Mendota Township
SONTAG, Jno. Blacksmith Mendota Township
SONTAG, Nich. Sr. Shoemaker Mendota Township
SONTAG, Nich. Jr. Saloon Mendota Township
SONTAG, Peter Blacksmith Mendota Township
SONTAG, Wm. Retired Mendota Township
SOUR, P. Rents farm Mendota Township
SPENCER, Reuben Retired farmer Mendota Township
SPETTER, Amos Teamster Mendota Township
SPICKLER, D. H. Physician Mendota Township
SPRINKER, H. Carpenter Mendota Township
SPROUL, H. J. News depot Mendota Township
STEIF, Fred Laborer Mendota Township
STEIF, Jacob Laborer Mendota Township
STEIN, F. Laborer Mendota Township
STEIN, John Fred Farm.  Born Nassau, Germany 1839.  To this county 1848.  Married 1864, Selles LANE.  She was born Byrne, Germany.  Children:  Hannah; Henry; John; Philip; Elizabeth; Mena; Kathrina; and baby. Mendota Township
STERN, Moses Merchant Mendota Township
STEVENS, H. C. Clerk Mendota Township
STILLWAGER, Jacob Laborer Mendota Township
STILLWAGEN, John Rents farm Mendota Township
STRORME, Daniel Farmer Mendota Township
STUBBS, James  Drayman Mendota Township
STUEWE, Henry Cabinet maker Mendota Township
STUMPH, Leonard R. R. man Mendota Township
SUEBEL, August Laborer Mendota Township
SWANN, S. W. Laborer Mendota Township
SWANSON, August Laborer Mendota Township
SWANSON, John Laborer Mendota Township
SWEARINGEN, A. Peddler Mendota Township
SWISHER, J. A. Teacher Mendota Township
SWISHER, S. Farmer Mendota Township
SWITHTENBERG, F. Farmer Mendota Township
TAPPER, Jas. Farmer Mendota Township
TAYLOR, C. T. Hotel keeper Mendota Township
TAYLOR, E. D. Coal operator Mendota Township
TAYLOR, James Farmer.  Born Lincolnshire, England 1834.  To this county 1868. Mendota Township
TAYLOR, Jas. L. Butcher Mendota Township
TAYLOR, Lewis Grain buyer Mendota Township
TEMPLER, George Farm hand Mendota Township
TERNEY, John Laborer Mendota Township
TEWKSBERRY, G. W. Stockholder Mendota Township
THAYER, S. M. Publisher.  Born Berkshire Co., Mass. 1824.  To this county 1857.  Married 1846, Nancy DARLING, from Franklin Co., Mass.  Children:  Albert; Henry; Nellie. Mendota Township
THOMAS, A. T. Turner Mendota Township
THOMPSON, Geo. Farmer.  Born Jennings Co., Ind. 1850.  To Schuyler Co. 1854.  To this county 1865.  Married 1870, Ella MEATH, born Mendota.  Children:  Blanche; Georgie; William P. Mendota Township
THOMPSON, James Barber Mendota Township
THOMPSON, John   Mendota Township
TINEMAN, William   Mendota Township
TINKER, J. G. Ret. merchant Mendota Township
TINKER, M. S. Carriage trimmer Mendota Township
TINNEY, Robert Laborer Mendota Township
TRIBLEHORN, B. Physician Mendota Township
TOBIN, Wm. Brakeman Mendota Township
TONGES, John Laborer Mendota Township
TOWNER, D. M. Grain dealer Mendota Township
TOWNER, James Laborer Mendota Township
TRACEY, Patrick Laborer Mendota Township
TROLL, C. Restaurant Mendota Township
TROTT, Casper Laborer Mendota Township
TRUMAN, Wm. Farmer.  Born Lincoln, England 1833.  To this county 1852.  Married 1852, Mary TAYLOR, from Lincoln, England.  Children:  Louise; William; Mary Mendota Township
TWIST, M. R. R. builder Mendota Township
TYLER, H. S. Merchant Mendota Township
UNGER, Chas. Laborer Mendota Township
ULTCH, Fred Farmer.  Born Bureau Co., Ill 1853.  To this county 1877.  Married 1877, Amelia EICH, born Germany Mendota Township
VANDER, F. Farm laborer Mendota Township
VANPATTERS, Yates Carpenter Mendota Township
VANVLEIT, Chas. Salesman Mendota Township
VANVLEIT, W. Carpenter Mendota Township
VINCENT, Frank Peddler Mendota Township
VINCENT, J. Carpenter Mendota Township
VOLK, D. Saloon Mendota Township
VOLK, George Blacksmith Mendota Township
WAGNER, H. Baker Mendota Township
WAIST, W. F. Retired farmer Mendota Township
WALDO, Chas. Rents farm Mendota Township
WALDO, E. Y. Farmer Mendota Township
WALDO, Lewis Liquor dealer Mendota Township
WALKER, J. G. Laborer Mendota Township
WALLAHAN, A. Express mess. Mendota Township
WALLKISH, A. Laborer Mendota Township
WALTER, George Farmer.  Born Coburg, Germany 1839.  Lived Bureau Co. 15 years.  Married 1865, Margaret BILLHORN, of Bavaria, Germany.  Children:  Katie; Henry; Lizzie; Laura; John; Hettie; Maggie. Mendota Township
WALTER, Joe Laborer Mendota Township
WARNER, Geo. Warner House.  Born Leicestershire, England 1812.  To U.S. 1818.  Lived Mass. 18 years.  To Illinois 1837.  Married Mary C. FLECK, born France.  4 sons. Mendota Township
WARNER, Jacob Shoemaker Mendota Township
WARNER, L. Rents farm Mendota Township
WASH, Thos. Laborer Mendota Township
WASHBURN, J. N. Wagon fact'y Mendota Township
WATKINS, J. L. Ticket agt. Mendota Township
WEBBER, J. Sr. Farmer Mendota Township
WEBBER, John Jr. Farmer Mendota Township
WEBER, A. Farm boy Mendota Township
WEBER, John Farmer.  Born Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany 1837.  To this county 1851.  Married 1859, Barbara BIESER.  She was born same place.  Children:  Lizzie; Katie; John; Adam; Ann; Peter; Babbet; Frank; Lena; Mary. Mendota Township
WEBSTER, B. H. Clerk Mendota Township
WEDEMAN, W. Rents farm Mendota Township
WEIDNER, Chas. Rents farm Mendota Township
WEIS, E. Mechanic Mendota Township
WEISS, W. Blacksmith Mendota Township
WEISS, M.   Mendota Township
WEISCHENDORF, L. Painter Mendota Township
WELCH, Jas. R. R. Mendota Township
WELCH, Michael Laborer Mendota Township
WELCH, Wm. Laborer Mendota Township
WENDEL, Rev. Preacher Mendota Township
WENHAM, Wm. Teamster Mendota Township
WENKE, H. Laborer Mendota Township
WERCHENSKEI, Fred Merchant Mendota Township
WERT, Geo. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
WEST, Samuel Lea House Mendota Township
WETHERSTOME, C. Laborer Mendota Township
WEYGANDT, J. Laborer Mendota Township
WHEELER, W. H. Ret. merchant Mendota Township
WHITE, Bazil Laborer Mendota Township
WHITE, Pat Laborer Mendota Township
WHITFORD, J. C. Carpenter Mendota Township
WHITMORE, L. S. Clerk Mendota Township
WIETGEN, Wm. Laborer Mendota Township
WIDNER, Chas. Laborer Mendota Township
WILBUR, T. L. Clerk Mendota Township
WILHELM, Fritz Laborer Mendota Township
WILLARD, W. F. Laborer Mendota Township
WILLIAMSON, E. A. Farmer Mendota Township
WILLIAMSON, G. S. Farmer Mendota Township
WILLIAMSON, Joseph Farmer Mendota Township
WILLIAMSON, P. H. Farmer Mendota Township
WILLIAMSON, Wm. M. Farmer Mendota Township
WILMEROTH, Jno. Saloon Mendota Township
WILSON, M. Clerk Mendota Township
WILSON, Saml Teamster Mendota Township
WILSON, Thos. Coal merchant Mendota Township
WINCHEL, C. J. Laborer Mendota Township
WINSLOW, E. W. Peddler Mendota Township
WINTERSCHEID, M. Well borer Mendota Township
WINTRODE, J. W. Hardware Mendota Township
WISE, E. E. Salesman Mendota Township
WIXOM, Henry Farmer.  Born Franklin Co., Ohio 1820.  To this county 1835.  Married 1859, Rebecca ECKERT, daughter of Jacob, from Penn.  4 sons & 3 daus. Mendota Township
WOHLERS, Ed Soda fact'y Mendota Township
WONDERLY, Jno. Retired Mendota Township
WONDERLY, Thos. Clerk Mendota Township
WOOD, D. U. Retired Mendota Township
WOODBRIDGE, T. H. Student Mendota Township
WOODBRIDGE, T. F. Dentist Mendota Township
WOODS, Geo. Ret. constable Mendota Township
WOODS, R. N. Ret. farmer Mendota Township
WORMLEY, E. K. Merchant Mendota Township
WORMLEY, H. J. Clerk Mendota Township
WORMLEY, J. B. Clerk Mendota Township
WORMLEY, K. Grocer Mendota Township
WRIGHT, D. C. Salesman Mendota Township
WYLEY, Allen Ret. farmer Mendota Township
YOCKEY, C. R. R. yardmaster Mendota Township
YOCKEY, John Farmer.  Born Germany 1842.  To this county 1855.  Married 1868, Mary SHAY.  She died 1876.  Children:  Charlie; Adeline; Mary. Mendota Township
YOCKEY, P. Laborer Mendota Township
YORK, S. V. R. Horse tamer Mendota Township
YOST, Ed Farm boy Mendota Township
YOST, I. C. Farmer Mendota Township
YOST, Jacob Farmer Mendota Township
YOST, Jno Farm boy Mendota Township
YOST, Philip Farmer.  Born Nassau, Germany 1824.  To this county 1851.  Married 1851, Maggie HARTEN, born Coburg, Germany.  Children:  Jacob; Edward; John; Emil; George; Maggie; Katie; Louise; Elizabeth. Mendota Township
YOUNG, Wm. Cooper Mendota Township
ZEBARTH, A. Laborer Mendota Township
ZOHRN, H. Miller Mendota Township
ZOLPER, R. Bricklayer Mendota Township

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