Surnames: HAAS KELLER SCHERMER
Submitter: Michael Lafond (mgla[email protected])
Date: 29 Sep 1999
Looking for information regarding Henry C. HAAS (b. 1869, d. 1901) married (aft 1888) to Margaret KELLER (b. 1870). The couple reportedly lived in Streator, IL abt 1896 or thereafter. Four known children, George F. (b 1892), Elmer (b. 1893), Helen B. (b. 1894), and Dorothy (b 1896). Margaret KELLER later remarried William SCHERMER.
Surnames: STELTER SPIERLING KOETZ
Submitter: Gladys Stelter Rogers ([email protected])
Date: 24 Sep 1999
STELTER, HENRY & CONRADINA KOETZ STELTER - 8 CHILDREN. came to USA in Jan or Feb 1893. Two Born in Streater, Il. Erna & Harry Stelter. This is my gr gr grandparents. They came over here from Braunschweig, Meersdorf, Germany and went to a farm in Streater, Il. They also lived close to Ottawa and Grand Ridge, Il. SPIERLING, Fred - Henry's Sister's Son - Lived in Ransom, Il.
Surnames: HAWK GRAY
Submitter: Janice Porter ([email protected])
Date: 24 Sep 1999
Looking for links to Mellie Gray Hawk, Elza Hawk and Burton Hawk. Leona Hawk could be a child of one of these. Perhaps Burton. info re: Mellie'sparents is much appreciated.
Submitter: Linda Kitchens ([email protected])
Date: 18 Sep 1999
looking for Robert Hein, Amelia Hein,. Robertcame over from France (german birth) around 1854settled in Neponset, Il.Any information will be helpful
Submitter: Bill Patterson ([email protected])
Date: 17 Sep 1999
Looking for info on William Bullock Patterson (or possible (Paterson) born in Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1845. He lived in Streator and was naturalized around the turn of the century. Married Mena Koenig. Both are interred in Riverview(?) Cemetery in Streator.
Surnames: ASH ELLIS YOUNG
Submitter: Ash ([email protected])
Date: 16 Sep 1999
Looking for Ash family from Hessen, Germany>New York>Grundy County, Illinois >?. Philip Ash and his sister Katharine Ash came from Germany in approximately 1845 and married an Arminitha Ellis in Grundy County, Illinois. They had four children: Mary Isabelle, Charles Wesley, George A., and Edward Phillip.
Surnames: FABER DIEPHOUSE WILLIAMS BROWN JONES
Submitter: Shanthi Gamble ([email protected])
Date: 09 Sep 1999
I am looking for any information about Benjamin Faber and his family. He was an orphan. He died and was burried in Streator, IL in 1945. His wife Jane Ann Williams also died and was burried in Streator, IL but in 1954. Their children Stella Faber (m. Jacob Diephouse), Lilah Faber (m. Mathew Brown), Edna Faber (m. Lester Jones), Mildred and Virginia Faber who never married.
Surnames: MATERN MATTERN AUREHM
Submitter: Mike Matern ([email protected])
Date: 09 Sep 1999
Looking for any info about these folks from the Hope Twp area
Submitter: Georgia Ferry ([email protected])
Date: 07 Sep 1999
Wanting to find information about my grandparents Michael and Ann Lesko. They lived in Canton, and Streator, Il. They came from Czechoslvakia.
Surnames: BEITSCH SCHULTZ
Submitter: Karen Banner ([email protected])
Date: 02 Sep 1999
Carl BEITSCH was born May 26,1838 in Brandonburg, Germany and died Oct. 19,1921 at IowaFalls,Iowa.He married Jan. 1866 to Heneritta Schultz of Aplington,Ill. She died Sept3,1876LaSalle County. Carl Beitsch lived in Meriden Twp. Sec. 34 and owned 60 acres of land. Hemarried Bertha Berndt after Heneritta died. In the 1860 census for LaSalle County, Carlwas living with his brother August Beitsch [listed as born Saxe Coberg] and his wife Mary.On Carl's death certificate his father name was Valentine Beitsch. Carl had a son, Albert,daus. Minnie, Sarah, Tillie, Emma and Lydia. Any help on the Beitsch or Schultz familywould be greatly appreciated. Will share the information I have on these families.
Surnames: O'DALEY POOLE
Submitter: Coleen Daley ([email protected])
Date: 01 Sep 1999
Viola Poole and John O'Daley were living inOttawa in 1885, when they had a son,EugeneSamual Daley. John O'Daley was a policeman.Viola O'Daley (nee-Poole) wasfrench-canadian.I'm looking for a resource to find out moreabout them.