Queries: Jan 1998 - Mar 1998

Mary Anne Fontaine - Jan 1 1998
HATFIELD / GARRISON / PETERSON / HARRIS
I am seeking info regarding John and Mary Hatfield. They had 2 daughters Bessie L. and Effie. Bessie married Hazel Grice Garrison and they had 3 children:Robert E.Garrison, Nina Garrison Peterson and James H. Garrison.Effie married William Harris. John died March 3,1933 and Mary died Nov. 27,1928. They lived in the Abingdon or Herman areas. They may originally have been from West Virginia.
Thank You.

Mitch Housh - Jan 5 1998
HOUSH / JONES / BRAGG
I am doing research on the "Housh" family. All I can trace back to is James D. Housh b:1829 in Indiana and married to Hannah M. Jones b:1832 in Pennslyvania. They lived and ahd children at Haw Creek Township,Knox County,IL. The children were Francis M., George E., Justin R., James
O., Prudence E., Rosa M., Lena P., and Charles Judson Housh who was born in Haw Creek Township April 29,1874 and died Aug.02,1956 He was married to Gertrude Bragg in 1896.
Well I hope this is enough info for someone to be able to help me trace my family back further. If you can help me pleas E-mail me at:[email protected] Thanks, Mitch Housh

Peggy Whipple - Jan 13 1998
FINK
I'm looking for the family of John C. FINK. I would like to find his wife, Sarah and where they lived in Knox County. He had a daughter Mary who married 1838 in Galesburg to Conley JONES and Eliza who married Asa HOWARD in 1841 in Galesburg. They could be our children of John's. Does anyone know anything about this family?

Peggy Whipple - Jan 13 1998
HOWARD
I'm looking for the families of David HOWARD b. 1778 came to Knox county early 1840's with his wife Hannah and Children: Hannah b. 1807; David b.1808; Fales b. 1811; Asa b. 1815; John b. 1819; Eliza b. 1822 and Susan b.1824. Asa married Eliza FINK 1842, Eliza married Edwin
BILLINGIN and Susan married 1853 Eli HUBBARD. This about all I know of them. But I feel the family stayed around Knox for sometime. I would like to correspond with anyone who is related to or knows of this family.

Lucille Rogers Wattles - Jan 13 1998
ROGERS / PHILLIPS / HARMONY / ARMSTRONG / DEAL / CHARLES / KNOX
I am searching for Charles ROGERS and his wife, Eliza PHILLIPS, who moved to the Knoxville area about 1844. Children: Charles Henry; Herman Knox, married Anna HARMONY; Elizabeth, married Isaac Quentin ARMSTRONG; James Phillips, married Sarah Frances DEAL; and Charlotte married Alanson G. CHARLES. I believe there is some kind of connection to a man named Herman KNOX who lived in Knoxville in the 1830's and died about 1841. His brother James KNOX and sisters Elizabeth KNOX and Catherine KNOX TAYLOR also lived in Knox County.

Andrew Brott - Jan 14 1998
BROTT
I am looking for information on John Andrew Brott who was married around 1854 -1856 to Minerva. They had a son Willis Norton Brott in Knox County on Aug 13, 1855. I also know that around this time John was in Galva, Illinois. Any information you could find would be greatly appreciated.

Laurane Nash - Jan 15 1998
BEEMAN
Looking for BEEMAN family (Ethel, Sarah Jane and child born 1869 in Knox Co. IL) He was a Baptist minister? and worked in the area before moving to Warren Co. IA. Any suggestions
gratefully tried....Laurane Nash.

William S.Remington Jan 22 1998
Remington
I am seeking info on my gggg-grandfather Robert Henry McNeal (b. 20/30 May 1807, d. 10/14 feb 1866) who married, 25 Jan 1827, Elizabeth Barton (b. 12, Jan 1812 0r 1810, d. 30 apr 1889). Elizabeth is buried on the Joe Bolton farm, Knox Co, Ill. She was living at Millersburg, Mercer co, with her daughter Shurepta Ann who had married Francis Marion Cubbage. Elizabeth is the daughter of Joshua Barton and Elizabeth Knox (father John Knox dec of presb founder John Knox), both were born in Scotland.Their 5th child, Elizabeth Knox McNeal married Hugh Wells and lived in Beamon, Grundy Co Ia, then on to Nebraska. Their daughter Ruth married Elmer Bundy - these are my great-grandparents.

Sherrie Smith 1998
Vaughan
I'm looking for information on my gggrandpa Cyrus A. Vaughan/Vaughn he married Sarah Woods Dec.16, 1847 in Knox Co. Ill. I would like to find more information on them & if they had any children.

Darolyn Mason 1998
Palmer
I am searching for the Palmer family who was English. Jasper C Palmerand brothers; Mack PALMER b. abt. 1813, Will PALMER b. abt. 1821,Charles PALMER b. abt. 1826 (may be C. C. PALMER, a farmer, born NY -died in Knox county, IL Mar 1860 at age 35), Frank PALMER b.abt. 1829,Leon PALMER b. abt. 1833, Jasper PALMER b. 1836. The family lived in NYuntil 1847 when they moved to somewhere in IL. 1860 Jasper C PALMER cameto California. Jasper C PALMER b. 1836 NY - d. 1908 CA, m. 1857 NY;Deborah M WING b. NY - d. CA; 6 chldrn born in CA; Caroline May (Carrie)PALMER 1862-1949 (m. 1st 1880 CA - George Sumner LEE - 3 ch., m. 2nd1896 CA - Rufus MILLSAP - 3 ch.), Alice Aldorette PALMER 1868-1923 (m.1st Levi GARD - 2 sons, m. 2nd W GROGAN), Frances Lucy (Frankie) PALMER1869-1934 (m. 1887 CA - John Thomas BOND - 3 ch.), Eddie A PALMER1872-1877, Nettie Louise PALMER (m. Eugene W ROSE 1893), Jasper EdgarPALMER (Jappie) 1877-1904 (m. 1899 Marie Asbill - 3 children). DeborahWINGs parents were Lydia 1800-1877 & Edward WING of NY. Deborahssiblings, Julia WING MOORE, Luther WING, Sarah WING, Charles WING, all born NY. I have information on descendants, and more information on theLEE line. Other surnames in this line; BALDWIN, BENEDICT, BOISSERAINE, BROWN, CAMPBELL, CROSS, FORD, GIACONI, GOODRICH, HALE, JENKS, KNAUER, LATHAM, MALLOCK, OSGOOD, QUIGLEY, SCHMIDT, SHAUL, SHERIDAN, SMITH, TODD

Betty Wojdala 1998
Frankenberger
Jason L. FRANKENBERGER who was born on 10 Dec.1845, married Anna KELLY in Knox Co. in 1878 according to Knox Mge. Index. I would appreciate any help with this family. Did their children tarry in Knox Co., to marry and bury?
I'm researching the Charles FRANKENBERGER family of Knox Co; who moved to Knox Co. shortly after 1880. Charles was born in Bureau Co., in 1857. I believe they lived in Galesburg. His wife was named Anna, and he had among other children, a son Roy. I am also trying to find a Harry BROWN family which also had Bureau Co. roots but moved to Knox Co., at about the same time. Both families were still there in the 1920s. I have a lot of family information to share.

Tom Gillett 1998
Gillett
I am searching for information on Harvey GILLET and his brother Chauncy GILLET who were in Knox Co in 1860. Harvey married Charlotte BOWLEY in 1851, possibly in Knox Co. Also trying to trace their parents, Michael L. and Laura (MIX) GILLET

Cheri Carr-Courson 1998
COURSON
Researching these surnames in Knox County, Illinois. General area Abingdon and Galesburg.
Families of James Ross Courson / Hester Catherine Russell
Henry Warren Baldwin / Florence Mapes
Cornelius Niles Courson / Alphie May Baldwin
John Courson / Hannah Gustine
Need information on all children, parents, and siblings

Nancy Robinson 1998
Murray
Seek Descendents of Joseph and May Murray's children: Geneva born 1885, Carol born 1887, Maria born 1891, Iris born 1892, Mural and Halefed born 1899 in Haw Creek, Knox Co, IL

Dewey Harden 1998
Harden
Seek info on the descendants of MILTON B. HARDEN as well as the maiden name of his wife ADDA C. who are buried at the cemetery in Abington, Knox Co. Illinois. MILTON B. HARDEN left Clermont Co. Ohio with his brother ELLIOTT S. HARDEN and arrived in Know Co. Ill. About 1851. The 1860 census of Knox Co. Ill. Lists MILTON B. as 28 years of age and a Grain Dealer. The 1880 census of Indian Point TWP Knox Co. Ill. has MILTON B. HARDEN as 50 years of age; wife ADDA C. as 37 years of age; a daughter ADDIE V. HARDEN age 14 years and son K. M. HARDEN 8 years of age. MILTON B. HARDEN died in 1904. Any information will be appreciated.

Dewey Harden 1998
Harden
Seek info on the grandchildren of ELLIOTT STROGE HARDEN and his wifeREBECCA S. (KELLUM). ELLIOTT S. HARDEN was born in Clermont Co. Ohio on December 11, 1822 and on March 9, 1843 married REBECCA S. (KELLUM) who was born on December 24, 1822. ELLIOTT left Ohio with his family about 1851to reside in Knox Co. Ill. ELLIOTT died on November 17, 1875 and his wife REBECCA died on December 27, 1849. Both are buried at the cemetery in Abingdon, Knox Co. Ill. Their three daughters were (a) JOSEPHINE (HARDEN) born Clermont Co. in 1844 and married WILLIAM LAMBERT. JOSEPHINE died September 22, 1895; her husband WILLIAM died on October 15, 1878. (b) ALBERTINE A. (HARDEN) born Clermont Co. on March 19, 1847 and married GARNETT W. HALL on July 26, 1827. Her husband GARNETT was born on January 8, 1843. ALBERTINE died on March 1, 1902. Both she and GARNETT are buried at the Abingdon cemetery, Cedar TWP Knox Co. Ill. (c)CARRIE HARDEN born Cedar TWP Knox Co. Ill. in 1856 and married JAMES T. CARROLL. CARRIE died in 1904. Any information will be appreciated.

Kim Allison Preston 1998
Dunsworth
STEVEN A. DOUGLAS DUNSWORTH b. 1859 of Henderson County, IL, d.Denver, CO. m. ISABELLA BAILEY in Galesburg, Knox County, IL, d.o. Mr. BAILEY and Miss BATTENBERG.
STEVEN A. DOUGLAS DUNSWORTH was a merchant in Stronghurst, Henderson County, IL. He had a glass eye. ISABELLA BAILEY was one of 13 or 14 children, including "America" and "Ica Fanny". Isabella and her husband, Steven A. Douglas Dunsworth, were "double cousins".Nickname: "Belle" Bailey.Children of STEVEN DUNSWORTH and ISABELLA BAILEY are GLADYS DUNSWORTH, b. of Galesburg, Knox County, IL., CARL DUNSWORTH, b. Jan 09, 1888, Fandon, IL; d. Jan 31, 1971, Denver, CO., MILDRED M. DUNSWORTH, b. May 31, 1889, of Stronghurst, Henderson County, IL, RUTH MADORA DUNSWORTH, b. Dec 27, 1893, Stronghurst, Henderson County, IL; d. Jun 05, 1962, McMinnville, OR.

Nora Probasco 1998
Probasco
I am interested in PROBASCO surname info, family trees and research. I am starting a central PROBASCO database to direct researchers to others who are researching their line. The PROBASCO's have been in Knox County since the 1860's

Richard Nissen 1998
Crow
Am looking for information on the Crow family who resided in Knox County. They were William b. abt 1791 and Cathrine (Catherine) E. b. about 1791 with sons John and Amos and daug. Mary A.

Alice Gless 1998
White/Fetters
My great grandfather Thomas WHITE was born in England in about 1847. He married Hattie FETTERS, born about 1849 in Ohio. Their children were Minnie WHITE; born about 1873; Charles Thomas WHITE, born November 30, 1875 in Piatt County, IL, married October 3, 1896 Nellie EWING, in Yates City, IL, and died July 26, 1929; and Kate WHITE, born 1879. According to the 1880 IL census, they were living in Salem Township, Knox County, IL. One of the daughters married James PORTERFIELD and lived in Yates City or Farmington, but I don't know which one. I especially would like to find out more about Thomas, Hattie, Minnie and Kate.

Alice Gless 1998
Ewing/Bird
If anyone has information on this family, I would appreciate it if you would get in touch with me. My great grandfather, William Oliver EWINGwas born about 1842 in Pennsylvania and married Mary Louise BIRD, born June 25, 1844 in Illinois. They had the following children, Minnie EWING, Alonzo EWING, John C. EWING, William EWING, Edward EWING, Nellie Florence EWING (my grandmother), and Lloyd C. EWING. I would especially like to have more information on William Oliver EWING, Mary Louis BIRD and any of the children, who they married, ancestors, etc. By 1880, they were all living in Yates City, IL.

BROUP 1998
HOWERY
C. M. HOWERY, mar. Mary F. BOMAR. Mary, b. 17 Dec 1859, IL, dau. of Henry C. BOMAR & Amelia WOOLEY. If you have info on any of these people please contact me.
Looking for information on William COZIAHR, mar. Elizabeth Bomar. Elizabeth, b. 6 Nov 1839, dau. of Henry C. BOMAR and Amelia WOOLEY. Help appreciated.

Elizabeth McLean 1998
O'Brian/Butler/Spear/Friedburg
Researching John O'BRIEN wife Esther couple with seven children: Catherine, Mary, Peter, Ann, Rosetta, Edward, and Amelia. Family Immigrated from England n 1849 and settled in Galesburg. Daugther Rachel born in 1851 in Galesburg. Daughter Catherine married James BUTLER in 1855 children: Johanna, Thomas, John, Rosetta, James, and Esther. Daughter Rose married Solomon SPEAR in 1862 children: Harry, David, and Arthur. Daugther Mary married Morris FRIEDBURG in 1859. Please contact willing in trade information. (updated 5-98)

Dian Layman 1998
Ewing/Dalton
I am searching for the parents of Delilah Dalton EWING, b. 1821/24 in KY, m. Thomas BELL in 1837 in Pope Co., Ill. I speculate that her mother was a Dalton. Any information appreciated and will be happy to share information.

Melanie Hayden-Reese Hendon 1998
Hayden/Kennicut
I am researching the following families in Knox Co., IL.- John B. HAYDEN b1800/Fayette Co.,PA d1866/Altona,KnoxCo.,IL (burried in Galva Cemetery, Henry Co., IL) m #2 Jane CALDWELL DANCER b1807/OH d1888/IA
Robert James Caldwell HAYDEN b1844/Quincy, Adams Co., IL d 1907/NE m #1 Katherine Ann KENNICUTT b1848/ Galesburg, Knox Co., IL d 1881/KS
Sherman Ulysses HAYDEN b 1867/Galva, Knox Co., IL d abt 1925/OR m Almedia Jane KERNS b 1877/MO d 1917/MO

Alyson Crippen 1998
Kite/Farley
I am researching the family of John Kite and Diana Farley. I have quite a bit of info on their ancestory and the daughter, Elizabeth. I would be willing to exchange. Does anyone have info on their other children, William, Matilda, Ann, Jane A, John, Frances(Fanny) or Mary?

Don and Joyce Kelly 1998
Benston
Benston, Nace enlisted in the Eleventh Regiment of Illinois Cavalry Volunteers, Co. K March 31, 1864 at Camp Butler, Il. Resided in the town of Meaquin?, Il. at enlistment. Am looking for the rest of his family. I believe his fathers name was Gilbert.

Paul Sorenson 1998
Hubbard/Andrews
I am looking for the ancestors and additional information on the following husband and wife (my great great grandparents): Mary E. Hubbard (father was Stephen Hubbard) born October 10, 1831 Fabius, NY - died March 9, 1903 Galesburg, IL William Andrews - born December 23, 1823 - died March 23, 1903 Galesburg, IL married 1852 Rock Island, IL

Dee Mason 1998
Palmer
I am searching for the Palmer family who was English. Jasper C Palmer and brothers; Mack PALMER b. abt. 1813, Will PALMER b. abt. 1821,Charles PALMER b. abt. 1826 (may be C. C. PALMER, a farmer, born NY -died in Knox county, IL Mar 1860 at age 35), Frank PALMER b.abt. 1829, Leon PALMER b. abt. 1833, Jasper PALMER b. 1836. The family lived in NY until 1847 when they moved to somewhere in IL. 1860 Jasper C PALMER came to California. Jasper C PALMER b. 1836 NY - d. 1908 CA, m. 1857 NY; Deborah M WING b. NY - d. CA; 6 chldrn born in CA; Caroline May (Carrie) PALMER 1862-1949 (m. 1st 1880 CA - George Sumner LEE - 3 ch., m. 2nd 1896 CA - Rufus MILLSAP - 3 ch.), Alice Aldorette PALMER 1868-1923 (m.1st Levi GARD - 2 sons, m. 2nd W GROGAN), Frances Lucy (Frankie) PALMER 1869-1934 (m. 1887 CA - John Thomas BOND - 3 ch.), Eddie A PALMER 1872-1877, Nettie Louise PALMER (m. Eugene W ROSE 1893), Jasper Edgar PALMER (Jappie) 1877-1904 (m. 1899 Marie Asbill - 3 children). Deborah WINGs parents were Lydia 1800-1877 & Edward WING of NY. Deborahs siblings, Julia WING MOORE, Luther WING, Sarah WING, Charles WING, all born NY. I have information on descendants, and more information on the LEE line. Other surnames in this line; BALDWIN, BENEDICT, BOISSERAINE, BROWN, CAMPBELL, CROSS, FORD, GIACONI, GOODRICH, HALE, JENKS, KNAUER,LATHAM, MALLOCK, OSGOOD, QUIGLEY, SCHMIDT, SHAUL, SHERIDAN, SMITH, TODD

Pam Bick 1998
Bradbury
Seeking information on Ida Bell BRADBURY, b. abt. 1860 in St. Augustine, Knox County, IL. She married Frank Henry Humes of Avon, IL before 1887 and moved to Ellis, NE about 1889. Need the names of her parents and siblings if possible

Diane Berry 1998
Berry
Looking for information related to Gil I Berry, Sr.... played football at the High School in 1928 and 1929.... father Theodore Berry, mother Ethel Beulah Barnes. Sisters: Carol and Wanda Berry, brother Marion Berrry. Marion died in May 1971 in Abingdon. (4-1998)

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