Queries September 1997
 
1997
 
Pam Frederic -  Sep 5  1997
 
MASON
Does anyone have info on the John MASON family of New Boston, Illinois? He was born about 1820 in Ohio. his wife's name was Mary and she was also born in Ohio (abt 1824) Children born in Ohio were Mary (1843), Sarah (1845), Henrietta (1847) and lucretia (1849). Children born in Wisconsin were Henry (1851) and Martin (1854). Charles franklin was born in 1859. Any additional info would be greatly appreciated.
 
Roger Crandell - Sep 10 1997
 
CRANDELL
I am searching for the burial location of Eliza Jane Crandell (died 25 Jan.1879) and her husband Orin B. Crandell (died Dec 19 1884).  We believe they are buried in Mercer County.  We think it may be somewhere near Hamlet.  Do you have any record of their burial location?  Orin's widowed
daughter-in-law Pricilla Cooper Crandell and his grandson Arthur lived at Pricilla's brother's  farm (Mr. H. C. Cooper) at the time of Eliza's death. We speculate they are buried near Hamlet.  I have checked Rock Island Cemetery Records and came up empty.  It's possible they could have been
buried in the cemetery near Milan which was destroyed by the land owner many years ago.  Orin was the minister in Camden Mills (Milan) in the 1860s.
 
  Tim Cowan - Sep 25  1997
 
COWAN
Looking for any info on children of john and lucinda COWAN. david t.COWAN b. jan 29,1834. elen e. COWAN b. aug 19,1835. george w. COWAN b. june 10,1837. william d. COWAN b.dec 1,1839. richard merrit Cowan b. nov4,1840 d. 1897. All lived around Alsey or Bluffs area in Scott co. Especially interested in marriage info or obituaries. I have assorted other Cowan family info to share. Thank you.
 
  Randy Kincaid - Sep 27  1997
 
KINCAID
I am seeking descendants of Benjamin Franklin Kincaid (1832-1905) and Louisa Sproul of Mercer Co. In particular I am trying to locate Marian Kincaid Shriner, once of Englewood, CO, daughter of Will Hubert Kincaid, granddaughter of Will Elmer Kincaid, g-grandaugher of B. Franklin Kincaid. Please email me with any information.
 
  Pat Thomas - Sep 29  1997
 
McCLELLAND ⁄ McCUTCHAN
I have been looking for the place where my greatgreatgrandparent's married for some time. Elizabeth Rachel McClelland married William McCutchan in 1859. He had lived in Mercer county for several years. Her father had bought land in Mercer but may have never lived there. Her brothers and half brothers moved to Mercer County. William had been born in Adams county, Ohio but had moved first to Parke county, Indiana and then to McDonough county, Illinois and then to Mercer county. Elizabeth McClelland was born in Washington county, Pennsylvania and may have lived there until her marriage. To my knowlege, William had not been in Pennsylvania and I have not found records there. I have lots of information on both these families and will share.
  Alice Howe - Sep 29  1997
 
BISHOP ⁄ BIGGS ⁄ KAHLKE ⁄ WOODIN ⁄ WOODS
Have info on WOODIN,WOODS,and KAHLKE,all from Rock Island Mid 1800's to 1970. John Clinton WOODS, Samuel and Delilah Woods from Nebraska,Florence Ellen BISHOP ,Rufus BISHOP,and Sarah BIGGS from Ohio
 
Georgene Sones - Oct 12 1997
 
BARTLETT
Need info on Orin M. BARTLETT born 1825, died 1912 Mercer Co.  What is his wife's surname.
 
Georgene Sones - Oct 12 1997
 
MILLER ⁄ GRACY
Researching Alexander MILLER 1834-1899 Mercer Co.  Wife: Hannah Jane GRACY.
Desire to contact others working on these lines. These are for my grandchildren. Thank you.
 
A G Smith - Oct 29 1997
 
TRUMAN ⁄ KARLSSON ⁄ CARLSSON ⁄ JOHNSON
I am looking for the following surnames in the Mercer, Knox, and Joy Counties:
TRUMAN, KARLSSON, CARLSSON, JOHNSON.  These families all emmigrated
from Sweden and settled in these areas.  I am willing to share info with other relatives.  I attended the TRUMAN-KARLSSON Reunion in Aledo, Mercer Co., in 1993.  Have many relatives still in these areas.
 
Charlotte Hall - Oct 31 1997
 
PLUMIER
Anyone able to shed light on the Plumier & allied family connections,
please contact me.  37799 Apache Rd., Charlotte Hall, Maryland 20622
 
Betty Remington - Nov 24 1997
 
BARTON  ⁄ McNEAL
Elizabeth Barton was born 12 Feb 1812 (or 10 Jan 1810) near Baltimore
Md, and died 14 Feb 1889 in Mercer County Ill.  m:  Robert Henry McNeal They had 10 children.
She was living with a daughter Sharepta Ann Alphonso and her husband Francis Marion Cubbage at "Millersburg" Illinois at the time of her death.
I cannot find Millersburg on a map, but the family had connections in Mercer and Knox county.
Can anyone help me find Millersburg?
 
Pat Hays - Nov 26 1997
 
HAYS ⁄ BARNES
Evelyn Hays died November 23, 1997 in Aledo, Illinois.  This is my childrens grandmother, and I want them to know more about her.  One of my sons lives in England, and this would be a good way for him to learn some of his grandmother. I do not know the year she was born, but I do know it was April (probably about 17-19 when her first son was born in 1940).  Her husband was also born in April, but I don't what year (maybe 1916, that rings a bell. ) I know that her maiden name was Barnes.  Her father was Ralph Barnes.  She and her husband were probably married in 1939 or 1938.  They also had siblings who married. Her brother married her husbands sister, don't know his first name.  Her husband has been gone a few years, but I believe they resided in that area most, if not all, of their lives. My x-husband, their first child, Melvin, was born in 1940, October 25.  That was either in Seaton or Aledo.  I'm afraid I know very little other than that. Thank you, appreciate your efforts. Pat Hays
 
David A. Grierson - Nov 28 1997
 
PLUMEIR
To everyone interested in the Plumier & all allied families. I am interested in the Plumiers of Illinois & abroad & would like anyone with an interest in this family to contact me at the above address.  I am also performing a One-Name Study on them which means that I document all Plumiers, male & female, world wide and every occurence of the name of Plumier.
David A. Grierson - 37799 Apache Rd. - Charlotte Hall, MD 20622-3155
 
Tom Wilbur -  Nov 30 1997
 
DOWELL ⁄ BRUNER
Nicholas DOWELL and Susannah BRUNER married in Kentucky, 1834.  Circa 1860 they and children were in North Henderson, Mercer County.  Will share info. Tom Wilbur, 1784 Mirabeau Dr., Okemos, MI 48864.  wilbur@tcimet.net
 
Donald Derr - Dec 11 1997
 
INMAN ⁄ KING
Would like to exchange information on the Inman side of Anna May INMAN & George Francis KING of New Boston, Mercer Co., IL.  They lived their from 1914 until just a few years ago.  Some of their children may still live in the area.  Thanks, Donald Derr.
 
Ron Emrich -  Dec 23 1997
 
EMRICH
I am seeking any geneaological information about Henry Emrich (b.  unknown, d. ca. 1920) in Galesburg, IL.  He was evidently owner at one time of the Plaindealer newspaper.  He may be descended from Wilhelm Emrich (b. 1809, Biebelsheim, GER, d. 1869 Quincy, IL)
 
Bruce Gregory - Dec 28 1997
 
VANMETER
Seeking information on Jonathan and David J VANMETER both of Mercer County, Illinois.  Jonathan belonged to Co G of the 27th Illinois Infantry in the Civil War. He re-enlisted as a veteran with a residence of New Boston Township.  He was killed at the battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia. David J VANMETER was a member of Co B of the 126th Illinois Infantry and
his residence was listed as Perryton Township, Mercer County, Illinois. Would appreciate any other information on Jonathan and David's Civil War service or information about their families. Thanks
 
Carla Gruber  - Dec 31 1997
 
WHETSEL ⁄ GARBER
I'm looking for information on JACKSON WHETSEL (son of JESSIE WHETSEL
and POLLY CULLERS) b. 1-Jun-1838, HARDY CO., VA (WV AFTER 1863), m.
NANCY GARBER, b. 6-Apr-1841, WASHINGTON CO., TN, d. 8-Oct-1892, OGLE,
MERCER CO., IL,  JACKSON died OGLE, MERCER CO., IL, Their children
were:JESSIE WHETSEL b. 1868, JONESBORO, WASHINGTON CO., TN, m.
21-Jan-1896, in OREGON, OGLE CO., IL, ADA NULL, b. 1876, HAGERSTOWN,
WASHINGTON CO., MD, d. 1968, OGLE, MERCER CO., IL,  JESSIE died 1959,
OGLE, MERCER CO., IL, MARY WHETSEL b. ILLINOIS.  DAVID S. WHETSEL b. ABT
1872, ILLINOIS.  SUSAN V. WHETSEL b. ABT 1876, ILLINOIS.  KATIE B.
WHETSEL b. ABT 1879, ILLINOIS.  MARTIN LUTHER WHETSEL b. 13-Sep-1884, m.
LOTTIE MAY, b. 1-Nov-1889. I am willing to share info with anyone researching the same families.
Hope to hear from you!  Thanks! Carla Gruber PO Box 8672  Ketchikan, Alaska. 99901
 
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