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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

Ottawa Township

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Name Occupation & Notes Township
McARTHUR, R. M. Physician Ottawa Township
McCABE, Columbus Laborer Ottawa Township
McCAIN, A. K. Jeweler Ottawa Township
McCALEB, Hubert County Clerk.  Born in Magnolia, Putnam Co., Ill, 1838.  To this county, 1850.  Married Sarah BUSHNELL, 1864.  She was born Princeton, Ill., 1841 Children:  Katie; William; Robert; Lora; and Lucy.  Ottawa Township
McCARTY, Chas. Laborer Ottawa Township
McCARTY, Jno. Laborer Ottawa Township
McCARTY, Tim Laborer Ottawa Township
McCLANE, Jas. Laborer Ottawa Township
McCUE, Michael Laborer Ottawa Township
McDOUGALL, Duncan Atty. at law.  Born in Millburn, Lake Co., Ill, 1849.  To this county, 1853 Ottawa Township
McDONALD, Charles Born Northampton, Mass., 1837.  To this county, 1870. Ottawa Township
McDONOUGH, Tim Laborer Ottawa Township
McDONALD, W. H. Laborer Ottawa Township
McELVANE, D. Clerk Ottawa Township
McGAR, Frank Teamster Ottawa Township
McGINNIS, Bernard Asst. Superintendent Ill. Starch Works.  Born Oswego, N.Y., 1852.  To this county, 1856. Ottawa Township
McGRATH, Jno. Laborer Ottawa Township
McGRATH, Michael Laborer Ottawa Township
McGRATH, Patrick Laborer Ottawa Township
McHUGH, Martin Laborer Ottawa Township
McHUGH, M. J. Retired Ottawa Township
McINHILL, Edward Owner Marble Works.  Born Ireland, 1839.  To this county, 1849.  Married Mary CAVANAUGH, 1861.  She died 1864.  (Dau) Mariam, born 1862. Ottawa Township
McKINLAY, Thomas Real estate.  Born Fishkill, N. Y., 1844.  To this county, 1866.  Married Mary GIBSON, 1870. (born Ottawa 1850)  Children: William, Donald, and Margaret. Ottawa Township
McKINNEY, Chas. Laborer Ottawa Township
McLAUGHLIN, Martin Farmer Ottawa Township
McLAUGHLIN, Thos. Farmer Ottawa Township
McLAUGHLIN, John Farmer Ottawa Township
McMAHON, Jno. Laborer Ottawa Township
McMELTY, Jno. Bartender Ottawa Township
McMUELLEN, Wm. Laborer Ottawa Township
McNAIR, W. S. Teamster Ottawa Township
McNAMARA, Matt Laborer Ottawa Township
McPHERSON, J. K. Laborer Ottawa Township
McQUADE, Jas. Clerk Ottawa Township
MAASS, L. Hermann Grocery & saloon.  Born Germany, 1843.  To Chicago 1868.  To Ottawa, 1870.  Married Mary HANNEMANN in Germany, 1868.  Children:  Alma, 1867;  Bertha, 1869;  Otto, 1871;  Hermann, 1873. Ottawa Township
MACK, Patrick Laborer Ottawa Township
MACKEY, Edward Laborer Ottawa Township
MACKINLAY, Thos. Laborer Ottawa Township
MACPHERSON, J. K. Farmer.  Born Patterson, New Jersey, 1850.  To this county, 1855. Ottawa Township
MADDEN, Timothy Laborer Ottawa Township
MADIGAN, Patrick Laborer Ottawa Township
MAHER, David Grocer.  Born Ottawa 1846.  Married Nora KEATING 1866.  She was born Ottawa.  Children:  Clara, 1867; James, 1871; Benj., 1872; Daniel, 1874 Ottawa Township
MAHER, D. B. Town collector Ottawa Township
MAHER, Jerry Policeman Ottawa Township
MAHER, Michael Retired Ottawa Township
MAHER, Patrick Laborer Ottawa Township
MAHER, Thos. Retired Ottawa Township
MAHON, Patrick Laborer Ottawa Township
MAHONEY, T. D. Retired Ottawa Township
MAHONEY, Wm. Laborer Ottawa Township
MALAISSE, Emil Laborer Ottawa Township
MALEADY, Jno. Laborer Ottawa Township
MANGAN, Jno. Laborer Ottawa Township
MANLEY, Jno. Laborer Ottawa Township
MANN, Joseph Laborer Ottawa Township
MANN, Wm. Laborer Ottawa Township
MARCO, Samuel Laborer Ottawa Township
MARKHAM, Asher Retired Ottawa Township
MARKLE, Geo. Carriage mfg. Ottawa Township
MARTER, Geo. Retired Ottawa Township
MARTIN, Jno. Laborer Ottawa Township
MARTIN, Joshua Mechanic Ottawa Township
MARSH, C. H. Out of business Ottawa Township
MARSH, L. P. Retired Ottawa Township
MARSH, Wm. Retired Ottawa Township
MASON, A. P. Clerk Ottawa Township
MATTHIAS, Joseph   Ottawa Township
MATHEIS, John Machinist.  Born Germany 1823.  To this county 1856. Ottawa Township
MATTHIAS, Nicholas Clerk Ottawa Township
MATLOCK, H. H. Auctioneer Ottawa Township
MATTOCKS, F. W.  Traveling man Ottawa Township
MAYER, A. Cigar maker Ottawa Township
MAYER, H. Cigar maker.  Born Germany 1827.  In N.Y. 1850.  To Ottawa 1857.  Married Hannah STRAUS (She was born Ger.)  Children:  Hattie; Moses; Emma; Edith; and Sadie. Ottawa Township
MAYER, Jacob Cigar maker Ottawa Township
MAYHEW, Henry Retired Ottawa Township
MAYO, Henry Attorney.  Born Tompkins Co., N.Y. 1836.  To this county, 1854.  Married Isabella KISTLER 1862 (born Alton, Ill) Ottawa Township
MEGAFFIN, Joseph Boots & shoes.  Born Ireland.  To this county 1856.  Married Sarah RHOADS 1866.  She was born Pittsburg, Pa.  Children:  James; Joseph; Sarah; Edwin Ottawa Township
MEIGS, J. K. Asst. Postmaster Ottawa Township
MENTON, Patrick   Ottawa Township
METZGER, Chas. J. Saloon.  Born Germany 1845.  To this county 1857.  Married Sophia POLKOW, 1867.  She was born N.Y.C., 1851.  (son) Henry, b 1868. Ottawa Township
METZGER, Robt. Glass cutter Ottawa Township
MEYER, Hermann Clothing store.  Born Germany 1854.  To this county, 1869 Ottawa Township
MIDNACHT, Geo. Clothing house Ottawa Township
MILLER, Chas. Judge Ottawa Township
MILLER, F. C. Clerk Ottawa Township
MILLER, Henry Cigar maker Ottawa Township
MILLER, Gottlieb Saloon Ottawa Township
MILLER, John Grocer.  Born Germany 1834.  In Dunbarton, Oneida Co., N.Y. 1845.  To LaSalle 1867 and Ottawa 1868.  Married Mary Louise SCHLERNITZAUER She was born Lorraine, France 1842.  Children: Chas., 1860; Anna, 1862; John, 1863; Ada, 1867; Robert, 1870. Ottawa Township
MILLER, John Glass blower Ottawa Township
MISNER, Jeptha Laborer Ottawa Township
MITCHELL, Arthur Clerk Ottawa Township
MITCHELL, Clayton Boiler maker.  Born Cincinnati, Ohio 1844. To this county 1868 Ottawa Township
MITCHELL, George Eating house Ottawa Township
MITCHELL, John S. Livery stable.  Born Pen Yan, N.Y. 1806.  To Ft. Harrison, Ind. 1814, to this county 1832. Married Inger NELSON 1836 in Ottawa.  She was born Norway 1827.  Children: Amanda; Warren; Louisa; Arthur; Harley. Ottawa Township
MITCHELL, M. B. Traveling man Ottawa Township
MITCHELL, M. W. Traveling man Ottawa Township
MOLONEY, M. T. Atty. at law.  Born in County Kerry, Ireland 1849.  To this country 1867.  To this county 1871.  Married Annie J. GRAHAM 1873.  She was born in Dublin, Ireland.  Son:  James born 1874 Ottawa Township
MONROE, Chas. W. Book salesman.  Born Wallace Twp., LaSalle Co., Ill 1853.  Married Johanna FERRITTER 1874.  She was born in Ottawa.  Son: James, 1876. Ottawa Township
MONTEITH, Alex Laborer Ottawa Township
MONZEL, John Cigar store Ottawa Township
MOODEY, M. Y. Veterinary surgeon Ottawa Township
MOORE, E. E. Printer Ottawa Township
MOORE, J. N. Clerk Ottawa Township
MOORE, N. C. Clerk Ottawa Township
MOORE, R. W. Clerk Ottawa Township
MOORE, Warren Clerk Ottawa Township
MOORE, Wm. Brick mason Ottawa Township
MORAN, Jas. Laborer Ottawa Township
MORIAN, Thos. Laborer Ottawa Township
MORGAN, Edward   Ottawa Township
MORGAN, John D. Clerk Ottawa Township
MORRIS, Jas. Farmer Ottawa Township
MORRIS, Joseph Laborer Ottawa Township
MORSE, John Clerk Ottawa Township
MORTON, Andrew Retired Ottawa Township
MOTAZ, John Shoemaker Ottawa Township
MUELLER, Fred Saloon.  Born Germany 1836.  To Ottawa 1865.  Married Lena TESCHLER 1874.  She was born in France.  Children: Emma; Nellie; Annie. Ottawa Township
MUNGER, Alex N. Pattern maker.  Born in Cazenovia, N. Y. 1817.  To Fulton Co., Ill , 1838.  To LaSalle Co., 1840.  Married Olive DICKENSON (b. Granby, Mass) in 1826.  4 children living, 4 dead. Ottawa Township
MULLIGAN, F. B. Retired Ottawa Township
MILLIGAN, John Laborer Ottawa Township
MURDOCK, Chas. Machinist Ottawa Township
MURDOCK, David L. Gardening.  Born Washington Co., Penn, 1814.  To this county, 1856.  Married Rebecca CRADY, of Pittsburg, Pa., 1834.  She died 1849.  5 children: #2 wife, Martha HUNTER, of Pittsburg, Pa in 1851.  4 children. Ottawa Township
MURPHY, Andrew Retired Ottawa Township
MURPHY, Dennis Laborer Ottawa Township
MURPHY, D. B. Retired merchant Ottawa Township
MURPHY, Jos. Laborer Ottawa Township
MURPHY, Jas. Retired Ottawa Township
MURPHY, John Laborer Ottawa Township
MURPHY, John Retired Ottawa Township
MURPHY, John F. Coal dealer Ottawa Township
MURPHY, John H. Coald dealer Ottawa Township
MURPHY, Peter   Ottawa Township
MURPHY, R. Y.   Ottawa Township
MURPHY, Timothy Laborer Ottawa Township
MURPHY, Wm. H. Retired Ottawa Township
MURPHY, Wm. Laborer Ottawa Township
MURRAY, Matthew Laborer Ottawa Township
MURRAY, Patrick Laborer Ottawa Township
MURRAY, Patrick Sec. 4 Ottawa Township
MURRY, James Laborer Ottawa Township
MURRY, James L. Clerk in hotel Ottawa Township
MURRY, John Constable Ottawa Township
MURRY, Thos. Laborer Ottawa Township
MURRY, Thos. M. Laborer Ottawa Township
MURTHA, Andrew Capitalist Ottawa Township
MYER, Peter Saloon Ottawa Township
MYRE, Joseph Painter Ottawa Township
NASH, H. C. Bank teller Ottawa Township
NASH, Jno. F. Bank cashier Ottawa Township
NATTINGER, Ed Editor "Ottawa Daily Times" Ottawa Township
NATTINGER, J. G. Coal dealer Ottawa Township
NATTINGER, J. W. Carpenter Ottawa Township
NAUMANN, Gust.   Ottawa Township
NEARY, John Expressman Ottawa Township
NEFF, W. D. Gardener Ottawa Township
NEELEY, W. J. Horse raiser Ottawa Township
NELSON, Ira Retired Ottawa Township
NEUMAN, Ferdinand Farming for Robt. STRAWN.  Born Griverbersh Co., Germany, 1840.  To this county, 1871.  Married Caroline PAGAL (native of Germany) 1867 in Germany.  Children:  Miller; Francis; and Anna Ottawa Township
NEIL, David Teamster Ottawa Township
NEVIN, James Laborer Ottawa Township
NEVIN, Timothy Laborer Ottawa Township
NILES, J. W. Laborer Ottawa Township
NOLAND, Andrew Laborer Ottawa Township
NOLAND, John Laborer Ottawa Township
NOLAND, Thos. Laborer Ottawa Township
NOLAND, Wm. Laborer Ottawa Township
NOONAN, Michael Bricklayer Ottawa Township
NORRIS, Richard No business Ottawa Township
NORRIS, Wm. Ex-Street commissioner Ottawa Township
NORTAN, James Shoemaker Ottawa Township
NUSMAN, Gust. Laborer Ottawa Township
O'BRIEN, William Laborer Ottawa Township
O'CONNELL, Dennis Laborer Ottawa Township
O'CONNOR, James Laborer Ottawa Township
O'CONNOR, John Laborer Ottawa Township
O'CONNOR, Timothy Laborer Ottawa Township
O'CROWLEY, M. F. Tinsmith Ottawa Township
O'DONNELL, James Laborer Ottawa Township
O'DONNELL, Terrence Laborer Ottawa Township
O'DONNELL, Jere Laborer Ottawa Township
O'DONOHUE, Jeffery Restaurant.  Born Ireland, 1835.  To Ottawa 1863.  Married Johanna MOLONEY, 1861.  She died 1874.  6 children living, 1 dead.  #2 wife, Katharina DUFFEY, 1876.  1 child. Ottawa Township
O'KANE, Daniel Clerk Ottawa Township
O'MARA, Thos. Laborer Ottawa Township
O'MEARA, Wm. Farmer.  Born Limerick Co., Ireland 1820.  To U.S. 1849.  6 years in NYC; 11 years White Co., Ind; 2 years Chicago;  Then to Ottawa.  Married Catherine DAY, 1847.  She was from same place in Ireland.  She died 1873. 12 children, 8 living: Maggie; Anna; James; John; William; George; Robert; Frank Ottawa Township
O'NEIL, John Laborer Ottawa Township
O'NEIL, Patrick Laborer Ottawa Township
O'NEIL, Wm. Clerk Ottawa Township
O'RILEY, James Laborer Ottawa Township
O'RILEY, Jno. Laborer Ottawa Township
O'ROURKE, James Laborer Ottawa Township
O'ROURKE, John Laborer Ottawa Township
OLMSTEAD, H. D. Retired farmer Ottawa Township
ORR, Wm. Clerk Ottawa Township
ORMSLEY, Fred Laborer Ottawa Township
OSMAN, E. G. Editor "Free Trader" Ottawa Township
OSMAN, William Editor "Free Trader."  Born Dauphin Co., Pa, 1820.  To this county, 1840.  Married Mary HINE, of Harrisburg, Pa, 1848.  Children:  Eaton; Mary; and William. Ottawa Township
OWENS, E. M. Laborer  Ottawa Township
PADGETT, Benjamin Tailor Ottawa Township
PAGE, Thos. Laborer Ottawa Township
PARKER, Geo. S. Marble cutter Ottawa Township
PARKER, J. S. Coal dealer Ottawa Township
PATCHEN, D. C. Painter Ottawa Township
PATCHEN, W. C. Planing mill Ottawa Township
PATTERMAN, Chas. Laborer Ottawa Township
PADLOCK, Lafe Musician Ottawa Township
PEARLSON, Isaac Clothier Ottawa Township
PEASE, Theo. Carpenter Ottawa Township
PECK, Jason Fruit stand Ottawa Township
PENDERGAST, Garrett Carpenter Ottawa Township
PENDLE, Thos. Sewing machines Ottawa Township
PENNEY, G. E.   Ottawa Township
PERKINS, Lathrop Sup't of foundry Ottawa Township
PERKINS, N. C. Prop. Knitting factory Ottawa Township
PERRY, M. H. Laborer Ottawa Township
PETERS, Martin Brewer Ottawa Township
PETTITT, Chas. E. Printer Ottawa Township
PETTITT, J. W., Dr. Physician Ottawa Township
PFOST, John Laborer Ottawa Township
PHELPS, B. F. Retired Ottawa Township
PHELPS, C. B. Stock buyer Ottawa Township
PHELPS, H. C. Clerk Ottawa Township
PHILLIPS, C. D. Grocer Ottawa Township
PHILLIPS, John Grocer Ottawa Township
PHILLIPS, W. L. Grocer Ottawa Township
PHIPPS, Wm. T. Boots & shoes Ottawa Township
PICKENS, Jas. H. Farmer & grain dealer.  Born New Bedford, Mass, 1834.  To this county 1840.  Married Clementine ASHLEY (of Lakeville, Mass. 1856).  Children:  John & Cora J. Ottawa Township
PIERCE, Joel F., Sr. Laborer Ottawa Township
PIERCE, Joel F., Jr. Laborer Ottawa Township
PILCHER, Robert Laborer Ottawa Township
PILKINGTON, John Capt. canal boat Ottawa Township
PILKINGTON, P. Laborer Ottawa Township
PILLION, Thos. Laborer Ottawa Township
POLLOCK, W. J. Ass't Clerk Superior Court Ottawa Township
POPE, Josiah Carpenter Ottawa Township
PORTER, S. F. Clerk Ottawa Township
PORTER, S. W. U. S. Express agent Ottawa Township
PORTS, Adam Laborer Ottawa Township
POWELL, Thos. Clergyman Ottawa Township
PRATT, C. C. Clerk Ottawa Township
PRESCOTT, M. H. Boot maker Ottawa Township
PRICE, S. Clerk Ottawa Township
PRISELER, A. B. Teamster Ottawa Township
PITCHER, Henry Boarding house Ottawa Township
PROBASCO, Samuel Laborer Ottawa Township
PERGUE, J. L. Baker Ottawa Township
PURRINGTON, B. F. Canal boatsman Ottawa Township
PURREKER, John M. R. R. postal clerk Ottawa Township
QUIGLEY, Michael Tinsmith Ottawa Township
QUILTER, Frank Clerk Ottawa Township
QUILTER, Thos. Clerk Ottawa Township
QUILTER, Wm. Clerk Ottawa Township
QUINN, Jas. Laborer Ottawa Township

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