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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

Northville Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
ABT, Conrad Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
ABHALTER, N. Cooper.  Somonauk Northville Township
ANTOINE, J. Grocer.  Somonauk Northville Township
ANTOINE, Catherine, Mrs. Somonauk.  Widow of Lawarance.  He was born France 1816.  To this county 1845.  Married Catherine MARTIN, of France in 1845.  He died 1870.  Children:  Mary Louise & Joseph N. Northville Township
ARMSTRONG, E. Physician.  Northville Northville Township
ARTMAN, Chas. Mason.  Somonauk Northville Township
ARTMAN, John Teamster.  Somonauk Northville Township
ATHERTON, D. F. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
ATHERTON, R. C. Painter.  Somonauk Northville Township
BACON, Horace Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
BALDWIN, Grandville Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
BALLOU, H. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
BALLOU, N. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
BANZET, A. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
BANZET, Charles Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born France 1831.  To this county 1843.  Married Louise SCHEIDECKER of France, in 1857.  Children:  Henry; Lizzie; Emily; Caroline; Emma; Lillia and Willie (twins); Rosy Northville Township
BANZET, H. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
BANZET, Louis Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
BECK, Geo., Jr. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
BECK, G. F. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
BECKER, J. Farmer.  Sheridan Northville Township
BEELMAN, G. W. Painter.  Somonauk Northville Township
BEELMAN, Samuel Painter.  Somonauk Northville Township
BERNARD, Chas. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
BERNARD, D. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
BERNARD, G. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
BETZ, Geo. Stock dealer.  Somonauk Northville Township
BOECH, J., Sr. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
BOECH, J., Jr. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
BOOS, T. Shoemaker.  Somonauk Northville Township
BRAYTON, B. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
BREWER, A. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
BREWER, H. W. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
BRIGNON, J. P. Miller.  Northville Northville Township
BRODIE, W. Tenant farm.  Millington Northville Township
BUSHEL, John Laborer.  Northville Northville Township
CALLAHAN, Joseph Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
CALLAHAN, Eliza, Mrs. Millington.  Widow of Joseph M.  He was a farmer and blacksmith.  Born Penn. 1818.  To this county 1846.  Married Eliza JONES, of Wales in 1843. He died 1850.  Children:  Margaret and Joseph.  Northville Township
CANHAM, T. Farm.  Millington Northville Township
CARR, B. S. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
CLARK, W. Retired farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
CLARK, Wm. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
CLOSE, Samuel Minister.  Sandwich Northville Township
COLE, Geo. Retired.  Sandwich Northville Township
COOLEY, James Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
COOLEY, Jonathan Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
COVILL, C. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
COVILL, S. L. Rents farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
CULLEN, A. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
CULMER, J. Grocer.  Northville Northville Township
CULVER, F. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
CULVER, L. T. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
CURTIS, Chauncy Carpenter.  Northville Northville Township
CURTIS, W. Laborer.  Northville Northville Township
DANNEWITZ, Chris. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
DANNEWITZ, Chas. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
DAVIS, David E. Farmer.  Millington.  Born Wales 1820.  To this county 1844.  Married Ellen OSBORN in 1866. Northville Township
DEAN, Chas. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
DEAN, N. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
DELAMARTER, Cyrus Farmer.  Northville.  Born Canada 1820.  To this county 1848.  Married Mary ROWE, of Indiana in 1851.  She died 1863.  Children:  Robert; Enos; Sabina and Cornelia.  Married #2, Mrs. Rachael BARNES, of Ill., in 1864. Children:  Mary and Cyrus. Northville Township
DELAMATER, Robert Farmer.  Sheridan Northville Township
DICKSON, Della Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
DICKSON, George Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
DICKSON, J. A. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
DICKSON, Samuel Well driller.  Northville.  Born Chester Co., Pa 1850.  To Kendall Co., Ill. in 1853.  To this county 1872. Northville Township
DIETZ, Chris. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
DOLDER, F. In brewery.  Somonauk Northville Township
DOLDER, Leonard Farmer.  Sheridan Northville Township
DOLDER, Louis Farmer.  Sheridan Northville Township
DOLDER, Valentine Farmer.  Northville.  Born France 1819.  To this county 1834.  Married Arnstina MARCH.  Children:  Lewis; Louisa; Caroline; Adaline; Daniel. Northville Township
EDDY, J. W. Builds R. R.  Millington Northville Township
EASTMAN, W. Rents farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
ELERDING, D. Miller.  Sheridan Northville Township
ELERDING , F. Miller.  Sheridan Northville Township
ELERDING, F. C. Grist mill.  Sheridan Northville Township
ELWOOD, Benjamin Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born N.Y. 1827.  To this county 1855.  Married Olive COVEL, of N.Y. in 1846.  Children:  Marcus; Cornelia; Maretta; Mary; Celia; Hattie; Frank Northville Township
ELWOOD, N. Farm (invalid);  Somonauk Northville Township
FARRANCE, Anthony Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
FEAZLE, Joseph Rents farm.  Millington Northville Township
FERRIS, W.   Northville Township
FILKINS, John   Northville Township
FREEMAN, S. M. Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
FOX, Lewis Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
FOX, John Milton Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born Penn. 1826.  To this county 1846.  Married Jane JONES, of Wales in 1850.  Children:  Mary; Louis; Cynthia; Bulina. Northville Township
GEORGE, Peter Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
GEORGE, W. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
GIROLD, J. Farmer.  Sheridan Northville Township
GRAF, Eli Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
GRAF, John Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
GRAF, Kossuth Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
GRAF, Louisana, Mrs. Farmer.  Somonauk.  Widow of Samuel.  He was born Switzerland in 1801.  To this country 1834.  Married Louisana PARKER, of Penn. in 1841.  He died 1876.  Children:  Anna; Samuel; Martha; Margaret; David; Mary A.; Kossuth; Franklin; Elias; and John. Northville Township
GRANDSDEN, A. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
GRANDSDEN, T., Jr. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
GRANDSDEN, T., Sr. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
GREENFIELD, Jas. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
GRIER, J. Farmer.  Sheridan Northville Township
HAAS, Henry Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
HAAS, J. T. Stock dealer.  Somonauk Northville Township
HALL, Chester Carpenter.  Somonauk Northville Township
HANSON, M. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
HANSON, Jno. Cigar maker.  Somonauk Northville Township
HANSON, Thos. Brewer.  Somonauk Northville Township
HARGETT, John Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
HASKINS, G. W. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
HAZEMAN, J. Retired farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
HESS, Levi Stock dealer.  Somonauk Northville Township
HICKEY, Pat Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
HISTER, Chas. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
HUCKART, John Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born France 1819.  To this county 1844.  Married Christiana WIMMER, of Germany, in 1850.  Son, Emel. Northville Township
HUDGENS, A. Farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
HUNT, David Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Penn. 1823.  To this county 1844.  Married #1, Melissa SMITH, of N.Y., 1850.  She died 1851.  Married #2, Ann HUNT, of Penn. in 1852.  Children by #2:  Tracy; Charles; Anna; David. Northville Township
HUNT, Thos. Tenant farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
HUPP, Geo. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
JACKSON, J. J. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
JACKSON, H.   Northville Township
JAYCOX, E. P. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
JENNE, Benj. Peddler.  Sheridan Northville Township
JONES, A. W. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
JONES, Benton Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
JONES, Chas. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
JONES, Jno. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
JONES, Lewis Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
JONES, Martin Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
JONES, W. L. F. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
KELLEY, Daniel Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
KELLEY, Jerry Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
KELLEY, Matthew Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
KEENAN, John Farmer.  Northville.  To this county 1842.  Married Martha SEAMAN, of La Salle Co., Ill. in 1860.  Children: Mary; Hulda; Adalaide; Francis; James; Jane; John Northville Township
KIDNEY, Geo. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
KIDNEY, Jno. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
KIDNEY, Jno. B. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
KLAAS, Alfred Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
KNIGHT, M. D. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
KNIGHT, Sam. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
LANGE, August Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
LEAVITT, Ed Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
LEAVITT, Levi Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
LEMMER, Jno. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
LEMERE, Mary, Mrs. Sandwich.  Widow of Thomas.  He was born Canada, 1807.  To this county 1837.  Married Mary HAWES, of Vt. in 1843.  He died 1860.  Children:  Otis; Helen; Luther. Northville Township
LEMERE, O. K. Farm.  Millington Northville Township
LETT, Robt. Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born Ireland 1803.  To this county 1840.  Married #1, Margaret WHITE, of N.Y. in 1845.  She died 1861.  Children:  Zina; Ann; and Emma.  Married #2, Mrs. Mary THOMPSON, of Ill. in 1866. Northville Township
LETT, Thos. Farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
LETT, Zina Farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
LEWIS, Evan Farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
MASON, Geo. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
MATSON, Norman Mason.  Northville Northville Township
MEDENBACH, H. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
MEDENBACH, L. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
MEILENDER, Chas. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
MEILENDER, C. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
MEILENDER, H. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
MILLER, C. H. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
MILLER, Geo. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
MILLER, Jno. Gardener.  Sheridan Northville Township
MILLER, Wm. Mason. Somonauk Northville Township
MINARD, David Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
MITCHELL, Abram Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
MOLTEN, Harry Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
MOORE, Abram Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
MOORE, Henry Tenant farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
MOORE, Jno. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
MOORE, John Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Oswego Co., N.Y. 1831.  To this county 1850.  Married Ammeret J. HUPP, of Ohio in 1856.  Children:  Joseph; Mary; Nettie. Northville Township
MOORE, Samuel Retired farmer.  Somonauk.  Born N.Y. 1794.  To this county 1850.  Married Mary PINCKNEY, of Springfield, N.Y. in 1832.  Children:  John; Maria; Maranda; Henry. Northville Township
MORCH, Jacob Farm.  Sheridan Northville Township
MORCH, S. Farm.  Sheridan Northville Township
MURPHY, J. J. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
MURRY, L. J. Horse groom.  Somonauk Northville Township
NEWTON, Silas Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
NEWTON, Neuerson Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Broom Co., N.Y. 1819.  To this county 1836.  Married Emily TOWNSEND, of Mass. in 1841.  Children:  Edmond; George; Silas. Northville Township
OTTO, Aug. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
OVERRIGHT, J. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
PALMER, T. G. Peddler.  Somonauk Northville Township
PEASE, Augustus Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born N.Y. 1819.  To this county 1837.  Married Julia HASKINS, of New York in 1841.  Son, William. Northville Township
PEASE, G. W. Farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
PEASE, Salvanus Retired farmer.  Sandwich.  Born New York 1789.  To this county 1837.  Married Lottie TAYLOR, of N.Y.  She died 1868.  Children:  Augustus; Luanna; Merilla; Charlotte; Adelia; George.  Married #2, Mrs. Margaret HASKIN, of Dutchess Co., N.Y., 1871. Northville Township
PELLEN, Wm. Laborer.  Northville Northville Township
PITCHER, Adam Farm.  Sheridan Northville Township
PITCHER, J. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
PITCHER, Jno. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
POTTER, Charles Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born N.Y. 1825.  To this county 1849.  Married Sarah MONTANYE, of Penn. 1851.  She died 1867.  Children:  Antoinette; Jesse; Charles.  Married #2, Mrs. Victory WALKER, of Dutchess Co., N.Y. in 1869.  She died 1869. Northville Township
POTTER, D. B. Laborer.  Millington Northville Township
POTTER, Seymour Farmer.  Millington.  Born N.Y. 1834.  To this county 1841.  Married Mary PEARSON, of Louisiana in 1866.  Children:  Mary; Sarah; Seymour. Northville Township
POWELL, Marshall Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
POWELL, William Farmer.  Northville.  Born Wales 1818.  To this county 1837.  Married Elizabeth WARNER, of Mass. 1844.  She died 1865.  Children:  James; Marshall; Mary; William.  Married #2, Saphronia McNETT, of N.Y. in 1867.  children:  Frank; and Cora. Northville Township
REHMEIER, Fred Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
ROGERS, A. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
ROGERS, F. H. Wagon maker.  Northville Northville Township
ROGERS, Jay Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
ROHRER, Celestin Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born France 1839.  To this county 1845.  Married Sophia KASTLER, of France in 1860.  Children:  Arthur; Emma; Anna; Rosalie; Adaline; Edward; Charles; Amelia; Henry. Northville Township
RUMPH, A. Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
SALISBURY, Geo. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
SCHEIDECKER, Henry Farmer.  Northville.  Born France.  To this county 1844.  Married Julia STOCKHOLM, of N.Y., in 1870.  Children:  Frank and Charles.  Northville Township
SCHEIDECKER, L. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
SCHEIDECKER, Rosalie, Mrs. Northville.  Widow of George.  He was born France 1803.  To this county 1844.  Married Rosalie CLAUD, of France in 1823.  He died 1846.  Children:  Catharine; George; Caroline; Louis; Louisa; Harriet; Henry; and Martha. Northville Township
SCHOFIELD, E. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
SCHREINER, G. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
SCHRINER, Fred Laborer.  Northville Northville Township
SCHULTS, Aug. Carpenter.  Somonauk Northville Township
SCHUMAKER, Jos. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
SCHUMAKER, O. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
SCOGGIN, Isaac Farmer.  Millington.  Born Ohio.  To La Salle Co. 1850.  Married Mary SERRINE, of Ill., 1869.  Dau:  Ella. Northville Township
SCOGGIN, J. W. Farm.  Millington Northville Township
SEAMAN, C. Farm.  Northville Northville Township
SEAMAN, Edgar Farm.  Northville.  Born La Salle County 1846.  Married Martha BENNETT of Illinois in 1870.  Children:  Nellie; Frank; Earl. Northville Township
SEAMAN, W. Farm.  Northville Northville Township
SHAFER, Aug. Renter.  Sheridan Northville Township
SHERMAN, Daniel Laborer.  Somonauk Northville Township
SHERMAN, Geo. Farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
SHERMAN, J. Farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
SHERMAN, Joseph Farm.  Somonauk.  Born La Salle County 1846.  Married Louisa ANTOINE, of LaSalle Co., in 1873.  Children:  Lawrence and Clara. Northville Township
SHIPMAN, G. P. Renter.  Northville Northville Township
SHUMAKER, Obediah Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Penn. 1819.  To this county 1841.  Married Martha VOELKER, of Germany in 1840.  Children:  Eliza; Rhoda; Hetty; Margaret; Lucinda; Mary; J. Joseph; Ellen; Anna; Clary. Northville Township
SKINNER, J. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
SKINNER, M. J. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
SKINNER, Thos. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
SKINNER, Eldridge Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born Penn. 1839.  To this county 1844.  Married Mary HUDGENS, of this county in 1873.  Daughter, Annis. Northville Township
SKINNER, George Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born Penn. 1833.  To this county 1844.  Married Miss Sarah POTTER, of Tompkins Co., N.Y. in 1867.  Children: Laura; George; Charles. Northville Township
SKINNER, Israel H. Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born New Jersey 1809.  To this county 1844.  Married Pollie E. DICKSON, of Penn. 1832.  Children:  George Anson; Thomas Jefferson; Eldridge; James Milton; Mary Ann; Joseph. Northville Township
SLOAN, Cornelius Teamster.  Millington Northville Township
SLOAN, Frank Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
SLY, Beulah Ann, Mrs. Sandwich.  Widow of William H.  He was born in Ireland, 1802.  To this county 1834.  Married Beulah Ann GUTHRIE, of N.Y. in 1827; and died 1876.  Children:  Ann;  Eliza;  Joanna;  Joseph;  George;  Frederick; Alice;  David;  Jane;  John. Northville Township
SLY, Geo. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
SLY, John Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
SMITH, Abram Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
SMIDTH, Conrad Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Germany 1813.  To this country 1835.  Married Betsey FOSTER, of Penn. in 1839.  Children:  Henry;  James;  John; Amelia;  Mary. Northville Township
SMIDTH, Frederick Farmer.  Somonauk.  Born Germany 1810.  To this country 1834.  Married Amelia FOSTER of Penn. in 1837.  Children:  Mary E.; Clary; Loren; Abraham. Northville Township
SMITH, Elias Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born Illinois 1845.  To this county 1847.  Married Miss Ellen CLOSE, of Penn. 1871.  Children:  Frank and Cora. Northville Township
SMITH, Fred Somonauk Northville Township
SMITH, John Renter.  Millington Northville Township
SMITH, John Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
SMITH, L. Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
SPANGLER, John Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
STEPHENS, Fred   Northville Township
SUPPERS, C. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
SUPPERS, H. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
SUPPES, Catherine, Mrs. Somonauk.  Widow of Lewis.  He was born Germany in 1817.  To this county 1835.  Married Miss Catharine SCHEIDECKER, of France in 1849.  He died 1871.  Children: Henry; Christian; Caroline; Ernest; Lizzie; Louise; Amelia; Louis; and Rosa. Northville Township
SWEETLAND, C. Tenant farm.  Millington Northville Township
SWEETLAND, Henry Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
SWEETLAND, Horatio Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
SWEETLAND, H. W. Farmer.  Millington Northville Township
THREICHMEIR, David Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
THREICHMEIR, D. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
TRIM, Harry Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
TORY, George   Northville Township
TYRRELL, Jno. S. Blacksmith.  Northville Northville Township
ULRICH, John Farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
ULRICH, L. Retired farmer.  Somonauk Northville Township
UNDERWOOD, H. Carpenter.  Somonauk Northville Township
VANDERHYDEN, John Laborer.  Sandwich Northville Township
VAN OLINDA, C. H. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
VAN OLINDA, F. W. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
VAN ORDER, J. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
WALLACE, George Retired farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
WALSMITH, H. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
WATSON, A. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
WHEELER, David Farmer.  Sandwich.  Born Mass. 1812.  To this county 1866.  Married Rozilla DAMON, of New Hampshire in 1836.  She died 1853.  Children:  William H. and George E.  Married #2, Mary VANORDER, of N.Y. 1862.  Children:  Nellie; Cora; Clara; Bertha. Northville Township
WHEELER, George Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
WHITMORE, A. J. Farmer.  Northville Northville Township
WHITMORE, B. Retired farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
WHITMORE, Chas. Farmer.  Sandwich Northville Township
WHITMORE, D. Retired farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
WHITMORE, John Law student.  Northville Northville Township
WHITMORE, W. C. Farm.  Sandwich Northville Township
WILLIAMS, H. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township
WILLIAMS, H. D. Farm.  Somonauk Northville Township

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