LaSalle County

Queries 1999 Oct-Nov

Submitter: Jennifer Allen ([email protected])
Date: 30 Nov 1999

Conrad: Looking for info on Henry W. Conrad b. 1853 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (d. 1947)buried in Riverview Cemetary, LaSalle County. He had a sister Ellen Elizabeth Saville b. 1862 in PA. (d. 1936) buried same place. Not sure if she married prior to or after moving to LaSalle County. If anyone has info on either of these relatives please contact me. Thank you.

Submitter: Gail Garwood ([email protected])
Date: 28 Nov 1999

Looking for NETTLEINGHAM, particularly parents of Virgil Nettleingham, born abt 1900.

Submitter: Terris 'Terry' C. Howard ([email protected])
Date: 27 Nov 1999

HAYES, STRINGER, YOKE. I am looking for any information regarding the following family. Susanna HAYES b. abt 1831 Randolph Co, VA m. 20 May 1852 [LaSalle Co, IL] William STRING. Susanna's parents are John HAYES, Sr. & Margaret 'Peggy' Lucinda YOKE. Please contact me if you can help.

Submitter: John Knapp ([email protected])
Date: 26 Nov 1999

I am interested in locating the grave yard that my grandparents are laid to rest in. There names are: Lilah Knapp (died in 1966)and Edmond L. Knapp (died many years earlier). Claud Fulk and Mary Fulk (Died in the 50's , I think) Rufis and Lester David Davis. I make perodic trips to the LaSalle/Peru area and would like to place some flowers on there graves. Thanks in advance. John Knapp

Submitter: John E. MIner ([email protected])
Date: 22 Nov 1999

I am looking for information about a Miner family that lived in Freedom Township, La Salle County, Illinois during the early to mid 1800's. John A. Miner, on=wned a farm and a steam powered saw mill on Indian Creek. One of his Children was Jededih A. Miner. I need confirmation on John A. Miner, any history about his family and especialy any information where he lived before coming to La Salle County. He moved to Black Hawk County Iowa about 1865-1870. Thank you for any help you can give me. JOHN A. MINER DAVID MINER THOMAS TODD HOSFORD SARA JANE PERKINS HOSFORD MARY MINER WHITMAN R. V. MINER JEDEDIAH A. MINER HENERY MINER

Surnames: LEON
Submitter: Pat Schultz ([email protected])
Date: 19 Nov 1999

obituary for Richard Leon-owner Palace Lanes bowling alley in LaSalle,IL. Died on or around 11-11-99.

Submitter: Carol Stevens ([email protected])
Date: 14 Nov 1999

Researching the family of Oliver W. Trumbo and his wife Rebecca Green, especially the descendants of their daughter Jessie Gertrude Trumbo who married Wimot Van Etten. Some other surnames included in this family are: Pickett, Osgood, James, Wylie, Sinnott, Sterba. Oliver Trumbo died 1905, Rebecca Green Trumbo died 1916. Some of the family stayed in LaSalle County, part went on, many in California.

Submitter: Vicki Sue Kohr ([email protected])
Date: 08 Nov 1999

Hi! I would greatly appreciate any help on the following families: LINDENMEYER/Lindenmier, Margaret m. John FOOCKLE/FOOCKER Need info. on both... I have LaSalle Co., IL BRITTINGHAM info. if anybody is interested. Also looking for KOHR- Descendants of William Herbert Kohr 1 William Herbert Kohr . +Minnie (MaidenUnknown) Father: Mother: .. 2 Herbert William Kohr b: February 20, 1901 d: February 1955 ...... +Martha Born b: November 07, 1903 in Oglesby, Illinois d: May 31, 1994 in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tennessee Father: Fred Born Mother: Julia (MaidenUnknown) .. 2 Hilton Kohr b: September 11, 1908 d: April 10, 1999 in Wonder Lake, McHenry County, Illinois The Kohr's are in many Peru City Directories. Also looking for info. on Aubra "Bob" STARKEY's siblings in Peru, IL. Thank You, Vicki sue Kohr

Surnames: MINARD
Submitter: Joan Cool ([email protected])
Date: 08 Nov 1999

Looking for information on Henry H. Minard. He enlisted in B Co. 53rd Inf Regl IL in the Civil War on 15 April 1864 as a Private. He mustered out on 22 July 1865 and claimed residence in Earlville.

Submitter: D. Olson ([email protected])
Date: 07 Nov 1999

Looking for a marriage date and place for Julia Hougas and Newton Doggett Richards. Julia b:1835 d:1863, was the third child of Gudmond & Gurine Madland Hougas who were early settlers in LaSalle Co. Newton was the son of Augustus Richards and Francis Lee Doggett Richards.

Surnames: SHIREY
Submitter: Sue Halbmaier ([email protected])
Date: 05 Nov 1999

I am looking for Jesse D Shirey born 1815 married to Jane Cunningham (Shirey) Has a son who settled in Earlville William H Shirey and I have found all of that line geneology but Dad (Jesse) I cannot seem to locate...looking for any thread as to what happened to him and if he is buried in that county.All help is appreciated

Submitter: Lois Palecek ([email protected])
Date: 04 Nov 1999

Is anyone related to Affna (Affnee) Smith b. 1804 d. between 08/19/1868 and 10/16/1871 in Granville, Putnam Co., IL - wife Susan McClelhau? Their son, George Curtis Smith was b. 09/24/1848 in Peru, IL. He married Eliza Belle Patten 01/11/1877 in LaSalle Co., Granville, IL. Eliza Belle was b. 03/29/1852 in LaSalle Co., IL. Hope this matches someone's ancestors.

Submitter: Jim Pearson ([email protected])
Date: 03 Nov 1999

Looking for E. A. Martin who married a Pearson. They raised my orphaned grandfather James Mark Pearson who was born in Sulphur Springs KS in 1879. They lived in Streator IL as late as 1900 and stated in a letter to the Dept of Navy on behalf of James Mark Pearson that they had raised him as their son since an early age. This means that Mrs. E. A. (Pearson) Martin must have been at least 10 years older than James. Need info on E. A. Martin.

Submitter: Linda Stanton ([email protected])
Date: 31 Oct 1999

TARPEY - John Patrick TARPEY married Mary MURPHY at St Marys Church, Peru. They had four children: Robert Edward TARPEY (1887-1933), John Joseph TARPEY (1889-1918), William Vincent TARPEY (1891 - 1955), and Josephine Isabel TARPEY (1894-1991). Seeking ancestors and cousins as only one of the above four had children. John Joseph "Jack" TARPEY married Glenna Croy and had two children.

Submitter: Linda Stanton ([email protected])
Date: 31 Oct 1999

MURPHY - Three sisters emigrated from Ireland in the late 1800's and settled in Peru, LaSalle County. Their names were Mary, Ellen and Bridget MURPHY. It is believed that their parents remained in Ireland - Hubert and Mary Johnson MURPHY. Mary MURPHY married John Patrick TARPEY at St Marys Church, Peru. Bridget married Michael McManus. Both sisters, Mary Tarpey and Bridget McManus are buried at St Vincents.

Surnames: BURDICK
Submitter: Carol L. Logan ([email protected])
Date: 30 Oct 1999

Looking for information on Martin BURDICK and his wife Martha, living in Groveland Twp. Winona Post Office, LaSalle Co. in the 1870 US Census. They had two children listed on the census. Floyd aged 15 and Permilia aged 3.

Submitter: Sandra Schartz ([email protected])
Date: 29 Oct 1999

According to my records my Grandfather, Alberto Monzano Hudson was born in LaSalle County, Illinois - August 1, 1876. Can find no record of this and do not know his parents names. Can you help? Thank You!

Submitter: John E. Miner ([email protected])
Date: 27 Oct 1999

I am looking for information about the Miner families that lived in La Salle County, Illinois during the early tomid 1800s. John A. Miner, came from Penn. or New York with his wife and children. Jedediah A. Miner was one of his sons, born in Penn. or New York about 1820, married Sarah Jane Perkins Hosford on 3/27/1847 in La Salle County, I hava a copy of the marriage certificate, they had children, John Abram, born 9/30/1849, Allen B. & Rosetta. The family moved to Iowa in the later 1800s. John E. Miner, born 10/16/1921 in Waterloo, Iowa

Surnames: GOSHEN
Submitter: Kathryne Bacigalupi ([email protected])
Date: 27 Oct 1999

Looking for information on a Nettie Ellen Goshen. b. abt. Aug. 1871 in Rutland, LaSalle Co. Il. She moved to Lonoke Ark. Parents names unknown

Surnames: QUICK
Submitter: Lorn Thomas QUICK ([email protected])
Date: 26 Oct 1999

Seeking information about Marseilles,La Salle Co., and my QUICK family ancestors who resided there ca 1882 to 1902 before returning to Essex Co., Ontario, Canada. Names: Ernest Alexander QUICK, his spouse Terresia (nee JEFFERY) QUICK and their QUICK children: Burlington;Maurice Adolphus;Myrtle born about 1886;Melinda;Charles Cornelius born in Marseilles Dec. 08, 1890;Ernest J.;Elizabeth/Bessie;Effie Bell born Jan. 28 1897 in Marseilles;and Thomas A. born March 23 1901.

Submitter: Joleen Schultz ([email protected])
Date: 25 Oct 1999

I am looking for information on and people related to Charles HAAGE or HAGY. He was born in 1826 in Germany and came to the U.S. in 1850. He farmed in La Salle County. He married 1)Sarah Jane HILTABRAND in 1853. She died in 1864 and her married 2)Loucinda BURLEY. He had a brother, Casper, who I believe also lived in the same area. I would like to hear from and share information with anyone who has ties to this family.

Submitter: Rob May ([email protected])
Date: 24 Oct 1999

SCAHEFER and BECK. My great grandfather Caspar SCHAEFER (b. 17 Jul 1845, Voccawind, Bavaria, Germany; d. 30 Jan 1888) married Barbara BECK (b. 22 Aug 1848, Wurtemburg, Germany; d. 16 Sep 1938, Princeton, Bureau, Illinois) in Peru, LaSalle, Illinois on 18 Jun 1876. I am looking for information on Barbara Beck; i.e., obituary or marriage announement/certificate that may indicate more about her parents and past. Would like to hear form anyone researching same names.

Submitter: P Carlson ([email protected])
Date: 24 Oct 1999

My great grandfather Alvin Benjamin BUTLER was born in Leland in about 1882. He had a brother Harvey born about 1884 and possibly a brother Carl. Their parents were Herman BUTLER and Amelia PETERSON. Harvey was a farmer and stayed in the Leland area. Alvin and Carl moved to Aurora IL. Any information on families of Herman BUTLER and Amelia PETERSON would be appreciated.

Surnames: HINKEY
Submitter: Randy Jones ([email protected])
Date: 21 Oct 1999

Antone Newell Hinkey, my Great Grandfather, was born in Ottawa, LaSalle Co., Illinois about 1857. His father was John Hinkey and 3 of his brothers were Chris, Henry and John (there were more siblings). Antone came West in 1870 settling in Nampa, Idaho where he died in 1916. Having a heck of a time finding information on his siblings and ancestors. Please help if you can. Thanks, Randy Jones-Oregon

Submitter: Joyce Uselton ([email protected])
Date: 17 Oct 1999

I am looking for any information about my gggrandfather WILLIAM J. MONTGOMERY married to MATILDA SMITH. He was supposed to have been a constable in Monroe County ca 1860, but died in LaSalle County. Thanks

Submitter: Janell Johnson ([email protected])
Date: 13 Oct 1999

Isaac WILSON b 4 Mar 1800 Adams Co OH d 17 Oct 1889 Custer Co NE m. Elizabeth McCONNELL b 1802 Brown Co OH d 9 Apr 1883 LaSalle? moved to Starved Rock, LaSalle Co ca.1845 children: WILSON, James E. m. Marget (GORBET), Thomas F., William Perry m. Eliza E. Cutterback/Cudabec Isaac Jr m Elmira ? Aaron Joseph B m.1) Sarah ? 2) Anna ? Guy K. Scott K. Reason Downing m. Amelia ? Sarah m. 1)Charles D. WILSON 2)Spencer Ingham George B. m. Marha CUDABACK/CUDABEC John K. m. ?Eliza? daughter Sarah and husband Charles moved to Kentland IN where Charles died. They had 13 children. Sarah moved with father Isaac, brothers Isaac Jr., John, and George B. to Custer Co NE where they homesteaded in 1886.

Surnames: THURSTON
Submitter: Barbara Bensinger Welch ([email protected])
Date: 10 Oct 1999

I would like to find descendents of a family who lived in Ottawa, LaSalle Co., in 1840s, last name: of Thurston. I have 2 letters from Sarah Robinson Thurston from Ottawa dated 1843 & 1846 that I'd like to connect with her descendents.

Surnames: KINNEY
Submitter: Robert Fisher ([email protected])
Date: 06 Oct 1999

Will exchange information with descendants of Daniel Kinney born 1797 Ireland, died 1863 Ophir Township. Also with descendants of Sylvester Kinney born 1810 Ireland, died circa 1859 Ophir Township.

Submitter: Kathleen ([email protected])
Date: 03 Oct 1999

Seeking information on JEREMIAH (JERRY)MAHER b. 1844 in Dayton, IL d. 1921 Married to MARGARET KEATING b. 1851 Ottawa, IL d. 1926. Parents of Jerry were JAMES MAHER and MARY ANN ? Brothers THOMAS and DANIEL. Sisters MARY and JULIA.

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