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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

Troy Grove Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
ABRAMS, J. D. Clerk.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
ACHART, H. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
ACHART, Wm. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
ADAMS, J. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
AMPHER, P. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
ANDREWS, G. W. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
ANDREWS, O. A. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
BAKER, Peter Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
BANKES, J. Laborer Troy Grove Township
BANKES, Jno. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
BARTO, Isaac Farmer.  Mendota.  Born Lebanon Co., Penn. 1825.  To this county 1847.  Married 1850, Rebecca MILLER, of Lebanon Co., Penn.  Children:  William;  Louisa;  Sarah;  Lost one daughter, Adaline. Troy Grove Township
BIERWORTH, H. Stone Mason.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
BLAIN, John Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
BLANCHARD, George L. Farmer.  Mendota.  Born Essex Co., Vt. 1827.  Lived there 10 years.  Lived in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.  And, this county since 1855.  Married 1848, Susan DOUGLASS, of Ohio.  She died 1856.  Had 2 children, and lost one.  Married 1858, Matilda MOORE, of Mendota.  She died 1864.  They had 2 children.  He married #3 1866, Caroline TOWER of this town.  Had 6 children.  Lost 2. Troy Grove Township
BOREMAN, Fred Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
BOWERS, Jacob Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
BOWERS, John Stone Mason.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
BOWERS, Thos. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
BRIGGS, Benaron Farmer.  Mendota.  Born Conn. 1819.  To this county 1840.  Married 1848, Adelia GODDARD, from Hartford Co., Conn.  She was born 1830.  To this county 1837.  Children:  Mrs. Ellen WESLEY, born 1848;  Dwight, 1853;  Marcia, 1866. Troy Grove Township
BROMERSHAUKEL, Victor Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
BROWN, Frank Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
BROWN, Wm. Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Westmoreland Co., Penn. 1825.  Lived there 25 years.  To this county in 1850.  Married 1852, Pamellia DSCH, from Lebanon Co., Penn.  She died 1867.  Children:  John Franklin;  Mary; William E.; and Charles G.  (lost 1 son).  Married #2, Mrs. Lydia LUPTON from Ohio in 1870.  Troy Grove Township
CASHNER, George Farmer.  Triumph.  Born Lycoming Co., Penn. 1835.  To Bureau Co., Ill in 1857.  To La Salle Co. in 1871.  Married 1861, Mary PALMER of Penn. She died in 1870.  One daughter, Annie CASHNER born 1868. Troy Grove Township
CARY, George Washington Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Troy Grove, La Salle Co., Ill in 1832.  Married Fannie HESS, of Penn.  She died 1857.  Married #2 in 1861, Elizabeth KOHR, of Penn.  Children:  Charles W.; Addie Cora. Troy Grove Township
CASTLES, Alfred Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
CASTLES, Hugh Scott Farmer.  Mendota.  Born N. Ireland 1812.  To Canada in 1832.  To U. S. and this county 1853.  Married 1838, Sarah Ann MORRIS, of Somersetshire.  She died 1867.   6 sons and 4 daughters. Troy Grove Township
CHASE, S. S. Harness maker.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
CLARK, Henry Farmer.  Mendota.  Born N. Ireland 1798.  To U. S. in 1826.  Lived at N.Y. for 25 years.  Came to this county 1852.  Married Maria HALL, of  Granark, Ireland.  Children:  James;  John;  Catharine;  Maria. Troy Grove Township
CLARK, Jas. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
CLARK, J. T. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
CLARK, Simpson Farmer.  Mendota.  Born Grafton Co., New Hampshire 1806.  Lived at Boston for 14 years.  Came to Mendota in 1852.  Married 1829, Matilda VICKERY, who was born in N.H.  Children:  Mrs. Chestine CHICK and Mrs. Matilda JOHNSTON. Troy Grove Township
COLEMAN, P. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
COMBS, Benj. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
CONLEY, Dan Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
CONNOLY, Jno Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
CONNOLY, R., Sr. Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
CONNOLY, R., Jr. Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
COSS, Jas. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
COSS, Jno. Farm. Mendota Troy Grove Township
CRANDALL, O. B. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
CROISANT, Henry Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
CROISANT, J., Sr. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
CROISANT, J., Jr. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
CROISANT, Wm. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
DENER, L. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
DEUTSCH, Jacob Wagon maker.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
DEVERAUX, Wm. Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
DEWEY, Pliny Farmer.   Mendota.  Born Broome Co., N.Y. 1811.  Lived there for 10 years.  In Ohio for 22 years; and to La Salle Co., Ill in 1832.  Married 1840, Lena GILLETT, of Conn.  Children:  Hillier A. (died);  Joseph F.;  Delius; Elizabeth;  Theodore (died). Troy Grove Township
DORFNER, John Saloon keeper.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
EDINGER, H. Plasterer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
EDWARDS, Wm. Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Cambridgeshire, England 1832.  To U. S. and to this county 1853.  Married 1853, ____ SNELLLING, of same place in England.  Children:  Mrs. Elizabeth STOTLER;  William R.; Frank S. Troy Grove Township
EICH, Adolph Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
EICH, M. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
ENGLES, Jno Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
ENGLES, Jos Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
ENGLESKERCHEN, Henry Farmer.  Mendota.  Born Germany 1820.  To U.S. in 1848.  To this county 1848.  Married 1859, Sebilla BEITTGON from Germany.  Children:  Henry and Mary Helen.  Lost, Kathrina. Troy Grove Township
ENTZMINGER, Geo. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
EVERETT, Dr. M. L. Doctor.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
FAHLER, Daniel Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
FAHLER, J. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
FAHLER, Levi Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Lebanon Co., Pa 1842.  To this county 1849.  Married 1863, Catherine GEPHART, born same place.  Children:  William E. and Martin F. Troy Grove Township
FAHLER, Moses Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Troy Grove 1853.  Married 1874, Miss Frank DOWLING from N. Y.  child:  Charlie, 1876 Troy Grove Township
FERGUSON, John Farm.  Mendota.  Born Scotland 1832.  To U. S. 1836 & this county 1839. Troy Grove Township
FIRESTINE, J. G. Butcher.  Troy Grove. Troy Grove Township
FOSTER, C. F. Carpenter.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
FUNFSINN, August Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Germany 1847.  To U. S. and this county 1850.  Married 1870, Mary SCHNEIDER, who was born in La Salle Co. 1847.  Children:  Catherine;  Anna; August H.  Lost 1 son. Troy Grove Township
GARDINER, Thos. Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Ireland 1834.  To Canada 1847.  To La Salle Co, Ill. 1856.  Married 1874, Minnie CRANE.  1 child. Troy Grove Township
GEPHERD, Jno Farm.  Troy Grove. Troy Grove Township
GERLACH, Andrew Storekeeper Troy Grove Township
GIFT, S. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
GOREHAM, Patrick Laborer.   Troy Grove Township
GREEN, B. Mendota Troy Grove Township
GUTZELL, Wendell Gardener.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
HANEY, J. Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
HAPP, Adolph Farmer.  Mendota.  Born Germany 1830.  To U. S. & this county 1847.  Married 1858, Elizabeth MAUBAG.  Children:  Ellen;  Lizzie; Peter; Katie. Troy Grove Township
HAPP, H. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
HAPP, John Farm.  Mendota.  Born Germany 1832.  To U. S. & this county 1847.  Married 1868, Anna KNSIPP, born Germany.  She died 1877.  Children:  Charlie; Henry; John; William.  Lost 4. Troy Grove Township
HAPP, P. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
HAPP, William, Jr. Farmer.  Mendota.  Born Germany 1837.  To U.S. & this county 1847.  Married 1864, Kathrina SUNDTRKEF, born Germany.  Children:  Lizzie; Eva; Mary; William; Annie; Edward. Troy Grove Township
HAPP, W., Sr. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
HAYMAN, P. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
HEIMAN, Peter Farm.  Mendota.  Born this county 1848.  Brother, Matthew born 1856.  Brother, Philip lives Amboy, Ill. Troy Grove Township
HESS, Abram Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Lebanon Co., Pa. 1837.  To this county 1847.  Married 1862, Sarah J. FOULK, born Perry Co., Penn. 1843.  Children:  Willie E.; Harvey J.; Alice; Susie L.; Sadie M. Troy Grove Township
HESSENBERGER, Elias W. Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Schuylkill Co., Penn. 1855. To this county 1873 Troy Grove Township
HICKOK, Horace D. Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Bailey's Point, La Salle Co., Ill. 1834.  Married 1866, Martha EDWARDS of England.  Children:  William J. born 1875.    
HICKOK, Lorenzo Born Broome Co., N.Y. 1832.  To this county 1834.  (James B. HICKOK "Wild Bill" was brother to L. and H.   Born Homer, La Salle Co., 1837.  Assassinated at Deadwood, Kansas, Aug. 2, 1875) Troy Grove Township
HICKOK, L. B. Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
HOCHSTATTER, Theodore Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Prussia 1821.  To U. S. 1846.  To this county 31 years ago.  Married 1847, Christine KRATZ, born Prussia.  Children:  John; William; Helen; Peter.  Lost 4 children. Troy Grove Township
HOCHSTATTER, William Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born this town 1853.  Married 1875, Eva LONGERETH, born Troy Grove.  Child:  Mary Christina born 1876. Troy Grove Township
HOFFMAN, Herman Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
HOFFMAN, J. R. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
HOLCOMB, Nelson Farm.  Mendota.  Born Lorain Co., Ohio 1835.  To La Salle Co., Ill. 1837. Troy Grove Township
HOLESTON, Wm. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
HOSS, William Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Prussia 1816.  To this county 1845.  Married 1850, Elizabeth PELLICOLON.  She died 1870.  Children:  Theodore; Adolph; William; Charlie; John; Mena. Troy Grove Township
HOUTZ, W. G. Doctor.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
HUCK, Chas. Fred Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Hamilton Co., Ohio 1854.  (Lived there 6 years).  Lived Indiana and Wisconsin for 4 years.  Came to La Salle Co. 1864.  Married 1875, Rebecca LAHMAN, who was born Lima, Ohio.  Children:  Clarence H. and Rufus E. Troy Grove Township
HYBROOK, G. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
HYDER, Jno. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
JACKSON, John Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
JACOBY, David, Sr. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
JACOBY, David, Jr. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
KAMPF, Ferdinand Farm.  Mendota.  Born Prussia 1838.  To U. S. and this county 1847.  Married 1862, Maggie WALDORF, of Germany.  Children:  Katie; Maggie; Amelia; Emma; Ferdinand. Troy Grove Township
KEEF, Ed Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
KEMFELTER, Gideon Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KIDD, Jas. (no. 1) Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KIDD, Jas. (no. 2) Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
KIDD, James Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born England 1820.  To U.S. 1845.  Lived in Chicago and Ohio.  To this county 1846.  Married 1850, Mrs. Elizabeth EDGECOMB.  She was born in England, and came to U. S. as a baby.  Children:  Thomas; William; Benjamin; John. Troy Grove Township
KIMPEL, Wm. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KIERSTEATTER, Fred Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KIERSTEATTER, Henry Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Montour Co., Penn. 1854.  Lived in Penn. for 19 years.  To La Salle Co., Ill. 1873.  His mother, father, and sisters lived in this county. Troy Grove Township
KISTER, Sebastian Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
KITSADER, Jno. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
KLINE, John Saloon keeper.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, C. Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, Chris. Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, David Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, Gideon Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born this county 1852.  Married 1876, Susannah Jane NASH, from Wayne, Du Page Co., Ill. Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, Jacob Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, John Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, Josiah Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Lebanon Co., Penn. 1844.  To this county 1849.  Married 1865, Hattie E. REEME, from Penn.  Children:  Addie Cora; Maggie A.; Forney A. Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, Nathan Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KLINEFELTER, Peter Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KOBLEMAN, Frank Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
KOBLEMAN, F. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
KOBLEMAN, W. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KRATZ, Peter Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KRAUSE, C. General mdse.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KRAUSE, Ernest Clerk.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KREISER, Amos Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Troy Grove 1850.  His father and mother came here in 1849.  He married in 1873, Josephine BILLOW, born Cumberland Co., Penn.  Son, Samuel born 1875. Troy Grove Township
KREISER, D. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KREISER, Levi Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Troy Grove 1853. Troy Grove Township
KREISER, Peter Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Troy Grove 1854. Troy Grove Township
KREISER, Joseph Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KREISER, P. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KUNDER, J. A. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
KUTENBAUGH, Frank Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
LAMPSON, B. O. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
LAFERTY, James Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
LAMPS, M. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
LAND, Adolph Farm.  Mendota.  Born Prussia 1847.  To U. S. 1849.  To Peru, La Salle Co. for 5 years; Minnesota for 2 years; Iowa for 9 years.  Married 1869, Maggie ICH, born Prussia 1847.  Children:  Annie; Anton; Peter J.; Mary C. Troy Grove Township
LAND, A. Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
LAND, F. Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
LENTZ, Philip Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
LEWIS, Jos. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
LINDEMIRE, H. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
McCLAREN, Jas. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
McDANIEL, Dan Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
McDONALD, J. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
McDONALD, Pat Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
McDOWELL, A. C. Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Cleveland, Ohio 1854.  To Illinois 1857.  Married 1877, Cornelia J. ANDREWS, born Troy Grove. Troy Grove Township
McDOWELL, N. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
McGINNIS, J. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
McKEY, W. A. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
McKEY, Wm. J. Farm.  Mendota.  Born Candor, Tioga Co., N.Y. 1833.  To Lamoille, Bureau Co., Ill. 1852.  To La Salle Co. 1865.  Married 1856, Victoria KENDALL, daughter of Dr. John KENDALL (one of the earliest settlers of Bureau Co.).  Children:  Stella; William Milroy; Fanny Reeve; Mary A.; Alexander W.  Lost 1 daughter.  Troy Grove Township
McLAUGHLIN, E. C. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
McLAUGHLIN, Silvester Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Troy Grove, Ill. 1844.  Married 1871, Emma Marie SMITH, born Wilkes barre, Penn. 1848. Troy Grove Township
McMAN, Jas. Laborer Troy Grove Township
McPHERSON, J. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
MALONEY, R. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
MATTES, Andrew Farm.  Mendota.  Born Germany 1837.  To U. S. and La Salle Co., Ill. 1861. Married 1864, Julia SHULTZ, from Peru, LaSalle Co.  Children:  Mary; Barney; Lizzie; Annie; Agnes; Katie; Matthias. Troy Grove Township
MEHL, L. Farm.   Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
MEINHARD, F. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
MEINHARD, M. Water mills.  Troy Grove.  Born Prussia 1808.  To U. S. 1853.  To this county 1854.  Married 1831, Mary Margaret THIELMAN, from Prussia. She died 1872.  Children:  Jacob; Henry; Fred; Adolf; Eberhart. Troy Grove Township
MEINHARD, Fred Mills.  Troy Grove.  Born Prussia 1840.  To this county 1853.  Married 1868, Amelia YITT of Missouri.  Children:  Henry and Rudolph  Troy Grove Township
MILLER, Henry Store keeper.  Troy Grove.  Born Schuylkill Co., Penn. 1838.  Lived Penn. for 20 years.  To this county 1858.  Married 1859, Louisa ECKERT, from Berks Co., Penn.  Child, William Henry born 1860 Troy Grove Township
MILLER, Lewis Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
MITTEN, John H. Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Essex Co., New Jersey 1849.  Lived there about twenty years.  Lived Ohio; and to La Salle Co., Ill. 1860.  Married 1862, Almira B. RANSBARGER, born Troy Grove.  3 daus and 2 sons. Troy Grove Township
MOYER, Lewis Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
MOYER, Morgan Farm.  Mendota.  Born Schuykill Co., Penn. 1845.  To this county 1865.  Married 1867, Rosa HESSENBERGER, from same place.  Children:  Katie;  Minnie;  Ida;  Georgie. Troy Grove Township
MUNDIE, Jno. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
MURPHEY, P. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
MURPHY, Thos. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
MYERS, Urias Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Perry Co., Penn. 1840.  Lived Penn. for 10 years.  To this county 1850.  Married 1862, Alvina GEPHART, from Lebanon Co., Penn.  Children:  Emma Jane; John Henry; Charlie Allen; Nora Jane; Katie; Edna. Troy Grove Township
NEITSCHER, John Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
NEW, Nich. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
OLDS, Jeremiah Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
PANTON, Benj. Miller.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
PEARL, D. A. Laborer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
PETERS, Jas. Farmer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
PITSTICK, Henry Farmer.  Mendota.  Born Germany 1842.  To U. S. and La Salle Co., Ill. 1847.  Married 1862, Ann LITTERSHITE, from Germany.  Children:  Ann; Lizzie; Frank; John; Willie; Ella.  Lost, Mary. Troy Grove Township
PORTERFIELD, Jas. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
PORTERFIELD, Robert Farm.  Mendota.  Born Armstrong Co., Penn. 1827.  Lived there 27 years.  Lived in Michigan for 3 years; and to La Salle Co., Ill. in 1857.  Married 1852, Mary Jane DICKEY of Armstrong Co., Penn.  Children:  Sarah Jane; James D.; Mary E.; Robert E.;  Lost Marshall.  Troy Grove Township
PORTHOFF, Theo. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
QUANDAL, Fred Laborer Troy Grove Township
RANSBARGER, Geo. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
RANSBARGER, David S. Retired farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Butler Co., Ohio 1808.  Lived in Ohio and Indiana for 22 years.  Then to Illinois in 1830, and to this county 1833.  Married 1834, Rebecca EVANS, born Licking Co., Ohio 1815.  Children:  Mrs. Emily GIBBERSON;  Mrs. Sarah ZORN;  George W.;  Mrs. Almira B. MITTEN.   Lost one daughter. Troy Grove Township
RAY, M. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
READY, Henry Teamster.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
RICK, A. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
RICK, P. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
REED, F. O. Teamster.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
REED, Wm. H. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
REEDER, David Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
ROACH, J. M. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
ROETZEL, William Farm.  Mendota.  Born Peru, La Salle Co. in 1854.  Married 1876, Ragena SCHOENNSCHOFER, born Germany.  Child:  Augusta born 1876. Troy Grove Township
ROOTSILL, G. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SALYARDS, M. L. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SCHEIDENHELM, C. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SCHEIDENHELM, J. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SCHEIDENHELM, L. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SCHEMPH, C. Works stone quarry.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SCHNEIDER, John Farmer.  Troy Grove.  Born Troy Grove 1852.  Married 1874, Catherine FUNFSINN, born Troy Grove.  Children:  Henry and John Peter. Troy Grove Township
SCHMITZ, J. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SCHUTZ, Henry Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SCHUTZ, John Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SETCHEL, H. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SETCHEL, M. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SETCHEL, Marion Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SHORT, A. J. Shoemaker.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SHORT, Jacob Shoemaker.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SHORT, S. Blacksmith.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SIMPSON, Frank Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SIMPSON, W. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SIMPSON, Wm. M. Carpenter.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SKEFFINGTON, D. Farm.  Dimmick Troy Grove Township
SKEFFINGTON, Michael Farm.  Mendota.  Born Canada 1842.  Lived there 20 years.  To Bureau Co. Ill. in 1862.  Lived there untill 1865; then to Minn.  Lived in Montana from 1866 to 1872 when he came to La Salle County, Ill. Troy Grove Township
SKILES, Jas. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SMITH, A. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SMITH, A. H. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SMITH, Henry Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Columbia Co., Penn. 1822.  Lived in that state for thirty years.  To Dixon, Lee Co., Ill. fro 6 years; and to this county in 1859.  Married 1848, Sarah Ann McBRIDE, from Columbia Co., Penn.  Children:  Mrs. Emma McLAUGHLIN, and Mrs. Effie A. RANSBARGER.  Lost one son. Troy Grove Township
SMITH, John Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SMITH, P. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SNYDER, A. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SNYDER, J. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SONDGEROTH, C. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SONDGEROTH, H. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SONDGEROTH, Peter Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
SPITLER, A. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
SPITTLER, Jacob Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Troy Grove 1849.  Married 1877, Ellen COLLINS born Dodge Co., Wis. in 1857.  Came to Illinois in 1872. Troy Grove Township
STEPHENSON, J. Blacksmith.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
TRAGER, E. H. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
TAYLOR, Wm. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
THELO, Charles Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Prussia 1828.  To U. S. and this county 1848.  Married 1852, Ellen KAEMERER, who was born in Prussia 1828.  Children:  John; Charles; Henry; Frank; William; Fred; Caroline; Sophia; Anna; Rebecca. Troy Grove Township
THOMPSON, Theo. Laborer.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
THURSTON, A. J. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
THURSTON, Welcome Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
TOWER, A. C. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
TOWER, Chas. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
TRIMPLER, Chris Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
TURNER, N. C. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
TWEED, Wm. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
WAHL, Jno Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
WALDORF, Margaret Mendota.  Born Germany 1817.  To U. S. and this county 1853.  Married 1844, Philip WALDORF who was born in Germany 1813.  Children:  Maggie; Katie; Lewis; Philip; William; Peter. Troy Grove Township
WALDORF, Philip Mendota.  Born Germany 1850, and to this county 1853.  Married 1874, Amelia MEISENBACH, who was born in St. Louis 1853.  Child:  Lewis WALDORF born 1876. Troy Grove Township
WALDORF, P. Farmer.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
WALZER, William Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Peru, La Salle Co., Ill 1853.  Married 1877, Barbara DEVORA, born Germany and came to U. S. when 1-1/2 yrs old. Troy Grove Township
WARNER, J. Laborer Troy Grove Township
WATSON, J. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
WEBER, J. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
WEBSTER, Chas. C. Farm.  Mendota.  Born Hartford Co., Conn. 1806.  To this county 1834.  Married 1829, Ann WORSLEY, of Washington, D. C.  She died 1875.  4 sons and 2 daughters. Troy Grove Township
WEBSTER, Jose Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
WHALEN, Andrew Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Ireland 1828.  To New York 1832, and lived there four years.  Lived in Penn. for eight years.  To La Salle Co., Ill  1844.  Married 1857, Mary PANTENBURG, from Prussia.  Children:  John; Margaret; Gertrude; Mary; Andrew; Michael;  Lost 1, Catherine. Troy Grove Township
WIGANT, S. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
WILKINS, J. E. Laborer Troy Grove Township
WILLIAMS, S. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
WILLS, George E. Farm.  Mendota.  Born Detroit, Mich. 1836.  Lived there fifteen years.  Also lived in Penn.; and to this county in 1856.  Married 1864, Mary BUNKER of Jackson Co., Mich.  She was born 1842 and died 1877.  Children:  Jennie M., 1865;  Jame S., 1866;  George A., 1870; Oscar, 1871; Edgar B., 1873. Troy Grove Township
WILLSHAY, William Farm.  Troy Grove.  Born Prussia 1846.  To U. S. and La Salle Co., Ill. 1848.  Married 1876, Mary DRUMMER.  She was born in Bureau Co., Ill. Child:  Caroline, born 1877. Troy Grove Township
WIXOM, C. S. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
WIXOM, J. A. Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
WORSLEY, Caroline, Mrs. Widow.  Triumph.  Born Broome Co., N.Y. 1813.  To La Salle Co. 1832, with her brother  Philip DEWEY.  She married Frederick W. WORSLEY in 1830.  He was born District of Columbia 1806, and died 1847.  Children:  Mrs. Susan D. EASTMAN;  Mrs. Harriet PARSONS;  Julia R.; Annis S.;  William H.;  Leonidas;   Lost, Bertha J. Troy Grove Township
WORSLEY, Fred Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
WORSLEY, J. T. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
WORSLEY, J. L. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
WORSLEY, Wm. G. Farm.  Mendota.  Born Washington, D. C. 1817.  Lived in Ohio for 15 years, and then to La Salle Co., Ill in 1834.  Married 1844, Louisa M. COOPER of Franklin Grove, Lee Co., Ill.  Children:  Katie A.; Henry H.; Lyle Don. Troy Grove Township
YOST, Fred Farm.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township
ZIMMERMAN, D. J. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
ZIMMERMAN, J. Farm.  Mendota Troy Grove Township
ZOLPER, Henry Stone mason.  Mendota.  Born Prussia 1830.  To U. S. & this county 1852.  Married 1855, Eva TREKER, who was born in Prussia.  She came to U. S. 1852 and died 1864.  Children:  Henry; Katie; Lizzie; Peter J.; Lost 1 child, Josephine Troy Grove Township
ZORN, Chas. Restaurant.  Troy Grove Troy Grove Township

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