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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

Serena Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
ALAWAY, George Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
ALAWAY, James Carpenter.  Serena Serena Township
ANDERSON, John C. Serena Serena Township
ANDERSON, Lars Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
ARMSTRONG, A. T. Grain dealer.  Serena Serena Township
ARNTZEN, Fridthatl Clerk.  Serena Serena Township
ATKINS, W. Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
AUSTIN, Orin Leland Serena Township
BAKER, Thomas Sheridan Serena Township
BAGLEY, Josiah Farmer.  Serena.  Born Penn. 1830.  To this county 1843.  Married Ellen E. JONES, 1856.  She was born Mass., 1836. Serena Township
BEARDSLEY, Chester Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
BEISENER, George Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
BERNARD, Albert Carpenter.  Serena Serena Township
BERNARD, Alf. Farmer.   Serena Serena Township
BERNARD, Amiel   Serena Township
BERNARD, Gus. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
BERNARD, Henry Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
BERNARD, Henry Farmer/rents.  Serena Serena Township
BERNARD, J. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
BERNARD, Louis Rents farm.  Sheridan Serena Township
BLAKE, Jas. Farmer.  Serena.  Born this county 1844.  Married 1868, Miss Mary MOORE.  She was born this county 1852.  Children:  Laruence, 1871; Fannie, 1874; Arthur, 1876. Serena Township
BOWEN, Henry Farm.  Serena Serena Township
BOWEN, Jno. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
BRADSHAW, George Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
BRENDENBURG, P. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
BRIGNON, Chas. Farm.  Leland Serena Township
BRIGNON, Chas. F. Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
BROMLEY, H. Blacksmith.  Serena Serena Township
BROWN, Chas. H. Farmer.  Freedom.  born Trenton Co., New Jersey 1829.  To this county 1855.  Married 1857, Rachel BEEM.  She was born this county 1839.  Children:  Charles, 1859; Sarah M., 1860; Ida E., 1862; Bennie, 1865; Viola, 1867; Albertie G., 1870; Rachel, 1874. Serena Township
BROWN, T. Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
BROWN, T. P., Rev. Minister.  Serena Serena Township
BURHAM, Freeman Farmer.  Serena.  Born Bradford Co., Penn. 1842.  To this county 1877. Serena Township
CAMPBELL, George Gardener.  Serena Serena Township
CHALUTE, Chas. Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
CHRISTIE, Adam Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
CHRISTMANN, H. Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
CLIFFORD, Jno. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
CLIFFORD, M. L. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
CLIFFORD, Rich. Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
CLICKNOR, B. Stone mason.  Serena Serena Township
COLE, Gilbert Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
COLE, Phil. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
COTTEW, Steph. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
COUGHLIN, Prosper Druggist.  Serena Serena Township
DEBOLT, John W. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
DICK, P. H. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
DICKEY, Ira Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
DOLDER, D. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
DOLDER, Fred Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
DOLDER, Jno. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
DOLPH, I. H. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
DOLPH, I. H. Farmer.  Harding Serena Township
DOMINY, Ezra Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
DOMINY, E. A. Farmer.  Serena.  Born Clinton Co., N.Y. 1825.  To this county 1835.  Married 1854, Miss Ann Eliza POOLE, born Clinton Co., N.Y. 1834.  Children:  Ellen D., 1853; Wm. Edward, 1863; Eva May, 1870; Arthur, 1874 Serena Township
DOMINY, L. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
DONDANVILLE, D. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
DONDANVILLE, L. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
DONDANVILLE, L., Jr. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
DONDANVILLE, Wallace Farmer.  Serena.  Born France 1842.  To this county 1850.  Married 1870, Miss Elizabeth SHERMAN.  She was born in this county 1850.  Children: Edward L., 1870; Caroline, 1872; Lenora, 1874 died 1874;  Mary, 1875.  Serena Township
DUFFY, Hugh Serena Serena Township
DUFFY, John Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
DUFFY, Thos. Blacksmith.  Serena Serena Township
DUNN, P. Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
EEL, George Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
ELWELL, S. B. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
ELERDING, Christian Farmer.  Serena.  Born Germany 1816.  To this county 1846.  Married 1852, Eliza E. SLY.  She was born Ohio, 1851.  Children:  Beulah, 1853;  Wm. Ernest, 1854; Louisa 1855 died 1856;  Georgie & Joan (twins) 1857; Georgie died aged 3 mos;  Fredric, 1859;  Henry, 1860; Mary J., 1862; Edward A., 1865; Nora, 1870.  (Mr. SLY was born Ireland 1802.  To this country 1824; settling in Ohio where he married.  He moved to Illinois in 1833.) Serena Township
ELERDING, Ernest Farm.  Serena Serena Township
ESTEGORD, Peter   Serena Township
FLAHERTY, Martin Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
FLAHERTY, Mike Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
FOSTER, Jno. Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
FREAD, Henry R. Farmer.  Serena.  Born Indiana 1844.  To this county 1854.  Married 1876, Fannie POOLER.  She was born Ohio in 1842. Serena Township
FREAD, Leonidas Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
FREAD, Wm. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
GEROLT, August Farm.  Sheridan Serena Township
GIRARDELLY, Adolph Farm.  Serena Serena Township
GLECKNER, Jacob Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
GRAF, Samuel Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
GRANDADAM, Ernest Wagon maker.  Serena Serena Township
GRANDADAM, J. B., Jr. Farm.  Leland Serena Township
GRANDADAM, J. B., Sr. Farm.  Leland Serena Township
GREEN, T. G. Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
GUM, Chas. Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
HAAS, Constant Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HAAS, Julian Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HAAS, Jos. Sr. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HAAS, Joseph Jr. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HALDER, Peter Renter.  Serena Serena Township
HALL, Jas. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
HALL, Jno. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
HALL, Whitford Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HALL, W. A. Freedom Serena Township
HASMON, Geo.   Farm.  Serena Serena Township
HAWK, Amasa Farm.  Serena Serena Township
HIBBIN, Thos. Farm.  Sheridan Serena Township
HIBARRD, T. Farm.  Serena.  Born New York 1835.  To this county 1841.  Married 1849, Miss Sarah BEAL.  She was born Ohio in 1828. Serena Township
HOAG, Chas. H. Farmer.  Serena.  Born New York 1821.  To this county 1849.  Married 1857, Mary WELLS.  She was born N.Y. 1841.  7 children Serena Township
HOAG, Geo. R.   Serena Township
HOAG, Mark Farmer.  Serena.  Born  Delaware Co., N.Y. 1823.  To this county 1854.  Married 1854, Miss HAYES.  She was born in Virginia, 1836.  Children:  Adelia Jane, 1856; Elizabeth, 1858; Henry L., 1860;  Ella, 1869;  Myra, 1871;  Adelia died in 1859. Serena Township
HOAG, W. W. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HOBBS, A. E. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
HOBBS, Geo. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
HOBBS, Jno. P. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
HOEY, Lawrence Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
HOEY, M. Farm.  Leland Serena Township
HOXSEY, Jno. D. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HUGINAND, Louis Farm.  Serena Serena Township
HUMBERT, John Farm.  Leland. Born France 1820.  To this county 1844.  Married 1856, Catharine BRIGNON.  She was born in France, 1831.  Children:  Felix, 1858;  Eugenie, 1860;  Ellen, 1863;  Mary, 1865;  Paul, 1867. Serena Township
HUPP, Chas. W. Merchant.  Serena.  Born 1850.  Married 1875.  1 child. Serena Township
HUPP, H. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HUPP, R. E. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HUPP, S. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
HUPP, W. Dry goods.  Serena Serena Township
HURLBURT, Henry R. Farmer.  Ottawa.  Born Ohio 1823.  To this county 1844.  Married 1854, Miss Harriet LARWILL.  She was born in New York, 1824.  Children:  Arabella, 1856;  Arina, 1858;  Larwill. Serena Township
HURLBERT, L. Ottawa Serena Township
JACOBS, Peter Farm.  Serena Serena Township
JONES, Jno. Renter.  Serena Serena Township
JONES, John R. Farmer.  Serena.  Born Williamstown, Mass. 1808.  To this county 1854.  Married #1, Maria HIGLEY.  She was born in Vermont, 1811.  Had 10 children--7 living now.  Harriet, 1833; Ellen, 1836; Esther, 1839; Mary A., 1843; Martha, 1846; William T., 1849; John P., 1854.  His present wife was Mill HITCHCOCK.  She was born in Vermont 1844.  Married 1875. Serena Township
JONES, Thos. Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
JONES, Wm. Hardware merchant.  Serena Serena Township
KEITH, Geo. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
KELLEY, Chas. Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
KELLEY, J. W. Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
KELLEY, Wm. Renter.  Serena Serena Township
KEMBER, Chas. Farmer.  Serena.  Born this county, 1846.  Married 1876, Miss Winnie GRANTIER.  She was born Bradford Co., Penn 1858.  Child born 1877. Serena Township
KIMBER, W. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
KIMBER, Jas. Renter.  Sheridan Serena Township
KINGRY, John   Serena Township
KLINE, Valentine Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
KLINE, W. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
KNIGHT, R. Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
KUKUK, W. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
LABBE, E. Farm.  Sheridan Serena Township
LANGLEY, C. H. Farm.  Ottawa Serena Township
LAWRENCE, D. G. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
LENTZ, C. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
LEONARD, T. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
LEWIS, B. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
LEWIS, Wm. Renter.  Serena Serena Township
McATILL, E. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
McCUENE, W. Farmer.  Ottawa Serena Township
McGRAIL, L. Sec. Boss R. R.  Serena Serena Township
McINTURF, A. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
McINTURF, Jas. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
McINTURF, S. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
McKINLEY, G. School teacher.  Wedron Serena Township
McKINLEY, John Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
McKINLEY, Wm. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MARCO, J. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MARSHALL, C. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
MARSHALL, J. L. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
MARSHALL, T. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
MASON, Daniel Dry goods.  Serena Serena Township
MIDDLETON, G. Farm.  Sheridan Serena Township
MIDDLETON, John Farm.  Sheridan Serena Township
MILLER, J. K. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
MOORE, Edwin Farmer.  Serena.  Born England 1848.  To this county 1869.  Married 1874, Sarah Ann COTTEW.  She was born in this county 1855.  1 child:  John W., 1876. Serena Township
MOORE, Geo. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MOORE, W., Sr. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MOORE, W., Jr. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MOREL, Adolph Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
MOREL, C. A. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MOREL, C. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MORELL, Gust. Farmer.  Serena.  born this state 1832. Serena Township
MOTZOLF, J. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
MUFLES, F. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MYER, Geo. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
MYER, Joseph Rents farm.  Serena Serena Township
NELSON, Joseph Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
NELSON, Thos. Renter.  Serena Serena Township
NETTLINGHAM, A. Renter.  Sheridan Serena Township
NETTLINGHAM, J. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
NEWEL, James   Serena Township
PALMER, Sidney Railroad agt.  Serena Serena Township
PARR, F. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
PARR, H. K. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
PATTERSON, Samuel   Serena Township
PERKINS, Elmer Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
PERKINS, V. E. Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
PETERSON, Ezra Farmer.  Ottawa Serena Township
PHILLIPS, Frederick Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
POOL, G. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
POOL, I. H. Farmer.  Serena.  Born New York, 1836.   To this county 1856.  Married 1867, Miss Mary SMITH.  She was born in this county, 1847.  Children:  Arminda Olive, 1871; Willis Morgan, 1868;  (Willis died 1870);  Edwin, 1873-1873. Serena Township
POOL, J. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
POOL, Matthew Farmer.  Serena.  Born England 1821.  To this county 1846.  Married 1852, Miss Amie Ann DOMINY.  She was born New York, 1830.  Children:  Henrietta J., 1852; James F., 1856; Alvia C., 1858; Joseph E., 1861; Clara M., 1865; Stephen M., 1867. Serena Township
POOL, Thos. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
POOLER, C. E. Stock dealer.  Serena Serena Township
POOLER, R. H. Merchant.  Serena Serena Township
PRICE, Solomon Retired farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
REASER, Chas. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
REASER, D. Farmer.  Sheridan Serena Township
REASER, J.   Sheridan Serena Township
RETZ, Edward Farmer.  Serena.  Born France 1826.  To this county 1848.  Married 1851, Miss Rosalia ROHRERON.  She was born France 1831.  Children:  Edward, 1852; John H., 1854; Celestine, 1855; Constant, 1857; Mary, 1858; Rosalie, 1860; Annie, 1862 - 1864;  Joseph 1863; Julia, 1865;  Sophia, 1867; Emma, 1869; Ida, 1871; Frank, 1873; Chas. 1875. Serena Township
RETZ, Jno. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
RUGAR, G. Farmer.  Ottawa Serena Township
RUGAR, Harmon Farmer.  Ottawa Serena Township
RUGAR, James Farmer.  Ottawa Serena Township
SCHLANBUSH, A. Merchant.  Serena Serena Township
SINCLAIR, John Retired.  Serena Serena Township
SINCLAIR, W. Farm.  Ottawa Serena Township
SINCLAIR, W. T. Farm.  Serena Serena Township
SMITH, Alvah O. Farmer.  Serena.  Born North Haven, Conn., 1810.  To this county 1834.  Married 1837, Miss Olive WARREN.  She was born in N.Y. 1820.  She died 1870.  18 children. Serena Township
SMITH, A. O., Jr. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
SNELLING, David Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
SNELLING, J. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
SPRINGSTEAD, H., Jr. Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
STOLP, Adolph Shoemaker.  Serena Serena Township
SULLIVAN, Lawrence Laborer.  Serena Serena Township
TEMPLE, Jonathan Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
TEMPLE, Edward Farmer.  Ottawa.  Born England 1810.  To this county 1843.  Married 1840, Miss M. MASON, in England.  Children:  Frances, now Mrs. MUFFLER, 1842;  Mary, now Mrs. HOLMES, 1843;  Elizabeth, now Mrs. HOADLEY, 1845; Joseph 1848, died 1856;  Jonathan, 1848; Catherine, now Mrs. HOADLEY, 1850; Jane, now Mrs. WILLIAMS, 1852; Rachel, 1854; Edward, 1856; Joseph, 1860; Margaret 1858, died 1859. Serena Township
THOMPSON, Riley Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
THOMPSON, T. Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
VAREL, Geo. Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
WARREN, L. S. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
WARREN, N. Farmer.  Leland Serena Township
WARREN, R. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
WARREN, W. P. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
WELLS, Geo. R. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
WHEELER, A. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
WHEELER, P. Farmer.  Freedom Serena Township
WILSON, A.   Serena Township
WRIGHT, Jno. Farmer.  Serena Serena Township
WRIGHT, Silas Farmer.  Serena Serena Township

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