LaSalle County

Queries 1998 Nov-Dec

Surnames: WEAVER
Submitter: Weaver, Homer H. ([email protected])
Date: 23 Dec 1998

I have been researching my family for about a yearand while browsing in LaSalle Co I found a H.H.Weaverthat was in the Civil War- 55th Reg CO G Inft and died April 8, 1863 in St Louis, Missouri. Can anyonetell me anything about this Weaver Family. Are they still in LaSalle County.If you have any info, please contact me [email protected] you, Homer H Weaver

Submitter: PHYLLIS RICH ([email protected])
Date: 19 Dec 1998

I am looking for the family of George and Rebecca (MILBURN) DIXON. They are buried in the Barnhart Cemetery in Streator, LaSalle County, Ill. George is the son of Joseph and Ann DIXON from England. I know of one daughter, Mary Ann Dixon married to John Horrower GILLESPIE of Scotland. They had a son, George Dixon GILLESPIE married to Ireneclare MC KENNEY If anyone has any information it will be greatly appreciated.Thank you

Submitter: V. Mattern ([email protected])
Date: 19 Dec 1998

Looking for information on Ben Doll born 1845 in Ger. and died 5/2/1893 in Lasalle,Lasalle County,IL.He married Eva Henry(Henery) on Dec 25,1866, his second marriage. They had 4 children Ema,Louisa,Ben, and Rudolph. He owned and operated a soda water factory on Ninth and Tonti in Lasalle,IL. Need names of brothers and sisters. Maybe Phillip and John(Ottawa,IL)from Neuenheim near Heidelberg,Baden,Germany.

Submitter: Susan Larkin (blarkin
Date: 18 Dec 1998

Looking for information on thirteen children bornto Daniel Cavanagh, born abt. 1766 in Ireland anddied Feb. 4, 1862, LaSalle, Ill. All but the oldest, Jeremiah emigrated from Ireland to the U.S. around the time of the famine. His youngestchild, Patrick, was born Christmas Day, 1824 andhad eight children. One son was in the civil war and never returned. Believe many family memberssettled in LaSalle and Livingston County. Some, ifnot all, thirteen were born in County Kerry, believe on the Dingle penninsula.

Submitter: Sharon Jones (Crzy Genie
Date: 15 Dec 1998

Does anyone have any information on the Rhoads clan of Ottawa, hopefully descendant as well as any info on Elizabeth A. Rhoads Strawn? I'm very close to a block wall. Willing to share other descendant lines.

Submitter: Walt Jones ([email protected])
Date: 15 Dec 1998

Seeking information about my g-g-grandfather Homer PAYNE b.abt 1820 in NY, m. Louise Greely b. 1820 in NY date of Marriage 15 Jun 1839 in Bethany Wayne PA. He has several children in PA and then moved his large family to South Ottawa, Lasalle IL in the late 1850'sLouise died in 1860 and he re-,arried a widow named Catherine Hodson b. abt 1822 who had 7 children. I'd like to find the death date for Homer and his marriage date to Caterinc Hodson.

Submitter: p osborne ([email protected])
Date: 04 Dec 1998

BOMGARDNER/BAUMGARDNER, Michael and family lived in La Salle Co in the 1850's.ANY info on this family name is appreciated.PAOsborn

Submitter: kbrozene ([email protected])
Date: 30 Nov 1998

look up relatives, all living and dead

Submitter: Susi Pentico ([email protected])
Date: 28 Nov 1998

JOHN MYERS born 9 Dec 1809 Dauphin Co. PA Died 28 July 1865 Troy Grove, ILL La Salle Co. m 1835 Sarah Elizabeth FOULK of Fishing Creek Valley Rd, Rye Tshp, Perry Co. PA. John owned the MYERS mill across from Sarahs' family. moved 1850 to Troy Grove, ILL child: Levi m Fluhrer, Arthur Aaron m Funk, Urias m GEphart, Darius m Wynn, Catharine m William H Foulk, **Zenas (Cenas) m Eckert, Urban m Smelser,John m Susan NOSS, Susan Minerva m Levi FOULK. looking for any kin. JOHN MYERS had sisters living near him names unkown. [email protected]
UPDATE TO QUERY - I have FOULK FOLK Myers in LaSalle County , ILL 1860 and later. John Myers b 1809 died there. His wife was Sarah Elizabeth (Jane) FOLK< (FOULK) from Perry Co PA he also lived Perry Co. PA but supposedly was born Harrisburg, PA Dauphin Co.

Submitter: Linda Stanton ([email protected])
Date: 28 Nov 1998

O'CONNOR - County Kerry IRL>LaSalle Co>Kankakee Co>Lake City, Iowa.John O'CONNOR b. 1834 County Kerry d. 1907 Lake City, Iowa. He married Ellen CONNOR (b.1830). Emigrated in 1865 (dates vary). His parents followed some years later. Seeking parents names. Children John & Ellen: Michael (b.1856), Thomas (b.1859), John (1860), Maurice (1861), MaryAnn (1864) Ellen (1867), Nora Gertrude (1873). Though there were 12 children these are the only I find on record. In 1870 family was in Utica, LaSalle County. They moved to Kankakee County in 1880 and on to Iowa in 1900 where John died in 1907. My line continues through Nora Gertrude O'CONNOR who married Thomas Stephen WARD in 1895. Their children: ARCH WARD b. 1896 and THOMAS LLOYD WARD b. 1899. Seeking parentage of John O'Connor. It is believed his parents followed him to LaSalle County.

Submitter: Stanley Howe ([email protected])
Date: 27 Nov 1998

Trying to locate parentage of Benjamin C. Howe, John Gill Howe, Henry Little Howe (my grandfather) and Mary Brundage, nee Howe??? These people lived in La Salle Co., Il. in the 1850's and later. They were all farmers. Do any records exist which show the parentage of these people--believed to be Edward and Catharine Howe of Mt. Hope, Orange Co., NY. Henry had a brush farm and did he acquire it as a land purchase from the gov.?

Submitter: Jerri Huston ([email protected])
Date: 25 Nov 1998

I'm updating my query of Aug. 24,1998 on the David A. Carrier family of Lasalle Co. IL. He marr. Lucetta Morrow in 1857 and they had 7 children: Joseph Warren(1859); Eldorado C.(1860); Edward(1863); David Franklin(1865); William(1868); Mary Estella(1873); Jessie Benton(1876). My gg-grandfather David A.Carrier was in the civil war; Co.D, 104th reg. IL vols. He died in 1878 in Peru, IL, but I believe he is buried at Middleport Hill cem, in Meigs Co. OH. The family lived in Meigs Co. during the 1870's. Lucetta marr. Enoch Hagenbuch in 1891 in Utica, IL. I need more info on her. My g-grandfather Eldorado C. marr. Margaret Schoenlein in 1884 in Meigs Co.OH and they had 8 children. Eldorado, Maggie, Frank, Alberta, David A. and an Emma Carrier are all buried beside each other in the Middleport Hill cem. Any info on David A. Carrier and his family would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Surnames: ALDEN
Submitter: Richard R. Edwards ([email protected])
Date: 22 Nov 1998

Henry B. Alden, Isaac Alden, Eunice Alden

Submitter: Christine Adams ([email protected])
Date: 22 Nov 1998

I am researching the names of KOENIG and BORMACHER. Josephine Mary KOENIG was born in LaSalle, IL on Feb 24, 1869 to Bernhard KOENIG and Cecelia BORMACHER. Josephine was baptized on March 16, 1869, in Church of St. Patrick in LaSalle. Josephine married George ALLES. She died March 28, 1949 in St. Louis, MO. Any information on these surnames would be appreciated.

Submitter: Carol Seifert ([email protected])
Date: 20 Nov 1998

1910 and 1920 census lookup please for the following names: Cobleigh, Seifert, Jacogzinski

Submitter: Gloria Martin ([email protected])
Date: 20 Nov 1998

Trying to locate information about the William C. BLUNDELL family. Immigrated from England in 1881 to Tonica, LaSalle, IL. Two sons, James and George,were born in Tonica. Did William's father and mother, John N. and Alice BLUNDELL come to USwith them or later? Have pictures of both taken by the Thayer Studio in Tonica. The family remainedin Tonica until 1888 when they moved to Chadron, DawesCo. NE. Any help will surely be appreciated. Having trouble locating the John N. BLUNDELL's, did they come to US to live or visit?

Surnames: TILTON
Submitter: Virginia Frisone ([email protected])
Date: 18 Nov 1998

Seeking info on a Tilton family. Aaron and Almira Tilton went to Illinois from N.Y. Stste after the Civil War. They could have had 4 children with them . I have lost track of Mary W. Tilton and Alden (Olden ) Tilton. Would appreciate any info anyone in especially Mendota can give me. Thanks Virginia

Submitter: Eugene Kane ([email protected]
Date: 13 Nov 1998

I am looking for any info.on Eugene B.1837 in Ireland & Johanna B.1841 in Dingle Ireland. Children are Catherine B 1861 in Mass. Michael B.1865 in LaSalle ILL. Mary B.1867 LaSalle John B.1869 inLaSalle Ellen B.1873 in LaSalle & Johanna B.1876 in LaSalle.

Surnames: CLARK
Submitter: Doug Frizzell ([email protected])
Date: 12 Nov 1998

CLARK, Samuel Boyd was born in Ottawa November 14, 1862. His parents (Thomas H. Clark and Harriett Waterman Leffingwell) apparently lived in Aurora, Kane County most of the time. Samuel Boyd went back to Aurora and got married in 1895.Are there any birth records for 1862 that can confirm his birth? Please e-mail me at [email protected] Thank you, Doug Frizzell

Submitter: w.m.lakela ([email protected])
Date: 11 Nov 1998

searching for lake, buchanan & brown

Submitter: Angela Chapman Brigman ([email protected])
Date: 10 Nov 1998

NICHOL - Searching for more information on the James Franklin NICHOL family. His daughter, Marrianne Amanda NICHOL is my great-great grandmother. She married Chester Andrew POPE of Livingston Co., IL in Perry Co., Iowa. Her siblings include Edgar, Polly and Elizabeth. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I am willing to share anything I have with you.Thanks,Angela Chapman Brigman

Submitter: Sandy Cotter ([email protected])
Date: 09 Nov 1998

Looking for information on TATE family in Northville Township, c. 1900. John and Mary WARNACK TATE, immigrants from Ireland in 1877, settled in Illinois as farmers. Oldest daughter Sarah was born in Ireland, remaining children James, John, Emma, Herbert, Robert and Gladys all born 1884-1901. Can't find John and Mary at the 1920 census, but children seemed to move to the Chicago area. Daughter Emma Matilda, b. 1888, married George Cotter and sister Gladys lived with them at the 1920 census. Any information would help. Thanks.

Submitter: Walt Jones ([email protected])
Date: 09 Nov 1998

Seeking information my g-grandfather Sheldon Hamilton McCLAURY b. 1 Oct 1828 in Kortwright NY.He travelled to Ottawa, LaSalle IL where he servedin the 11th IL INF and Cogswell's battery in the civil war.He married Jayne A. (Jennie) Payne in Ottawa. and had severalchildren there. He moved his family to Smith CountyKS in 1875 and then to Decatur County KS in about 1881.

Surnames: HENRY EBY
Submitter: Cleo R. Smith ([email protected])
Date: 07 Nov 1998

Who was Henry Eby mother and father?

Surnames: DUMMETT
Submitter: Dan Dummett ([email protected])
Date: 07 Nov 1998

Dummett ancesters

Submitter: Jean Cooper ([email protected])
Date: 06 Nov 1998

Joseph Blackwell b ?1821 England m. 1846 Barbara Hoyt Granddaughter of Benjamin Hess. Joseph died 6 May 1853? Would like to know if this is the death date for Joseph Blackwell and where he is buried. Joseph and Barbara had four children: Sarah, Elizabeth, Jemima and Zeno. After Joseph's death Barbara remarried in 1855 to Joseph Hammer. She had Isaac, Rachel, Katie, Joseph and Jasper.Would like to know about this second family. I know in 1860 census Zeno was living with Jeremiah Hess Family and Sarah was living with Asa Crozier Family. Haven't checked the 1860 census for Joseph Hammer and Barbara.

Surnames: DOWD
Submitter: L. Harney ([email protected])
Date: 05 Nov 1998

I am looking for info for Philander DOWD. His father wasRufus Dowd from Valparaiso, IN. Philander was bornin 1841 and served out of LaSalle Cty in the 12thINF. His wife I believe was Sarah and they had adaughter named Sarah Alice. Any help on this familywould be appreciated. Linda

Surnames: RYAN
Submitter: Barbara Goodall ([email protected])
Date: 04 Nov 1998

I am researching Killoran/Ryan names. Mary A. Ryan is the daughter of James and Margaret Ryan of Streator. Mary A. Ryan had a twin sister Julia, born in 1863 in Streator. She is my grandmother. The other children (that I know of) are Paul and Edward. Mary A. Ryan married Michael J. Killoran in Streator in 1884. Later they lived in LaSalle Township.

Submitter: Carol Kennedy ([email protected])
Date: 03 Nov 1998

My g-grandparents Charles SCHMITT and Mary FERDIG (sometimes FERTIG) were married by the Reverend J.J. GROGAN Catholic priest)in Ottawa on 9 Feb. 1887. Charles was born(date?)in Farm Ridge Township to Roman SCHMITT and Margaret HETTEL. Mary was born (date?)in Fall River Township to Joseph FERDIG and Mary (or Maria) KNAPP. I welcome any info or family connections.

Submitter: Shawn James Broes ([email protected])
Date: 02 Nov 1998

Looking for info regarding James P. VAUX and Mary Alice Patrick VAUX. They were hotel keepers (and lived) in Mendota around 1900, possibly asearly as 1885. Thier children were Callie andBertrand (or Albert).

Submitter: Dee Schnell ([email protected])
Date: 02 Nov 1998

Augusta Dumke, born 5/10/1850 in Posen Provence, Germany, came to USA in 1873 to LaSalle County. Married Gottlieb Steinke, born 12/28/1854 in Posen Provence, Germany, came to USA in 1873 to LaSalle County where he worked on a farm, married August Dumke on 1/1/1876 in LaSalle County. Moved to Ford County and in 1886 moved to Nebr. They had 7 children. He had a brother Wilheim, who moved to Neb. with him and sister Augusta who apparently stayed in Chicago area. She may have married a Zick. Any info would be helpful.

Submitter: Randall Slater ([email protected])
Date: 01 Nov 1998

Looking for information on a Charles NEU. Born in Germany on June 27, 1848. Charles is the son ofPhillip NEU and Catherine RODESH. Immigrated to La Salle County about the year 1866 at the age of 18.Charles NEU married a Mary ADELHELM, March 6, 1881.Also looking for any information on Mary ADELHELM andfamily.

Submitter: Patrick M. Clark ([email protected])
Date: 01 Nov 1998

CAVANAUGH-LaSalle Co, IL, USA. Terrence CAVANAUGH, b.1801, Ireland, d.after 1883, Ottawa, LaSalle Co, IL. Married before1838, Ann _______, b.1813, Ireland d.Ottawa, LaSalle Co, IL.Resided Ottawa, LaSalle Co, IL (1840-d). Children: Peter, Mary,Catherine, Julia, Ellen, Elizabeth, Terrence. Need informationancestors and descendants.

Submitter: Patrick M. Clark ([email protected])
Date: 01 Nov 1998

CARROLL/DOWNING-LaSalle Co & Champaign Co, IL, USA. BenardCARROLL, b.Ireland, d.after 1889, Colfax Township, ChampaignCo, IL. Married, c.1857, Margaret DOWNING, b.1809, Ireland,d.1901, Champaign Co, IL. Resided in LaSalle Co, IL (1840-1860),Champaign Co, IL (1860-1946). Children: Mary, b.1858, Frank,b.unk. Need information ancestors and descendants.

Submitter: Patrick M. Clark ([email protected])
Date: 01 Nov 1998

CAIN/CAVANAUGH-LaSalle Co & Champaign Co, IL, USA. Peter CAIN, b. Ireland, d.1868, Champaign Co, IL. Married 1865, possibly LaSalle Co, IL, Julia CAVANAUGH, b.1848, Ottawa Township, LaSalle Co, IL, d.1930, Ivesdale, Champaign Co, IL. Resided LaSalle Co, IL (1845-1867), Champaign Co, IL (1867-1868). Julia remarried after Peter Cain's death, Thomas MINIHAN. Children: Mary Ellen, Thomas B. Minihan. Need information ancestors and descendants.

Surnames: CAIN FINN
Submitter: Patrick M. Clark ([email protected])
Date: 01 Nov 1998

CAIN/FINN-IRELAND, Co Mayo, Claremorris. USA, LaSalle Co, IL, &Champaign Co, IL, USA. Thomas CAIN, b.1819, Ireland, d.1897,Philo, Champaign Co, IL. Married 1855, possibly LaSalle Co, IL,Bridget FINN, b.1827, Ireland, d.1895, Champaign Co, IL.Emigrated c.1845. Resided Richland Township, LaSalle Co, IL(1850-1878), Colfax Township, Champaign Co, IL (1878-d).Children: Austin, James Thomas, Thomas, Mary Ann, Patrick Henry,Sarah Agnes. Need information on ancestors and descendants.

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