Christian County, Illinois

Posted Queries for November 2001 thru January 2002



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JOHNSON, PETTUS posted by Pam Clark on Thursday, November 1, 2001

Looking for information on George PETTUS and wife, Margaret JOHNSON PETTUS. This family was in Sangamon Co. in 1850, living with the household of Margaret's father, Thomas JOHNSON. Margaret appears as head of household in 1880 in Christian Co. with children, Cora, Minnie, Iona and Lee. Margaret's older brother, Robert JOHNSON, is also living with her in 1880.

HAWK, MORTIMER posted by Ruth Blackwell on Saturday, November 17, 2001

Looking for any info on Wesley HAWK born 7-22-1849,but don't know where. He married Mary Elizabeth MORTIMER on 1-1-1872 in Christian County, Illinois. She was born 4-9-1852, but don't know where. Looking for parents and any siblings they might have had.

PRINCE, VILLEMURE, VILMUR posted by Jim Bahm on Thursday, November 22, 2001

I am looking for any information on families with the VILLEMURE / VILMUR name. My Great-Great Grandfather was Louis VILLEMURE, and my Great Grandfather was Norbert Edward VILLEMURE. Norbert was married to Dina PRINCE. They would have been in the area before 1888. They were Catholics.

ABER, CAMPBELL, CLARK, COOLEY, DIZNEY, KRUSE, KULESKI, LITTLE, MAY, WILLIAMS posted by Debbie (Debra Ann Cooley) Kruse on Monday, November 26, 2001

My name is Debbie COOLEY (KRUSE) ,I'm trying to look for my family. My grandparents are John William COOLEY born Sept. 30, 1896 died July 3, 1949. He married Francis Bernice LITTLE, Cooley born in Dec. 26, 1900 died 1990. They had 3 sons James Alfred Cooley SR. ,Joesph Cooley, John William Cooley Jr. My great great grandparents, James Albert Cooley born May 13, 1863. He died on July 11, 1919 and married Margrett MAY Ammon Cooley was born on June 13, 1871 and she died on August 23, 1961 they had 8 children Dietta May Cooley ABER, John William Cooley, Mary Helen Cooley, Jepon. Elise Vegllea Cooley, Hagen, Gray. Charles Edward Cooley Sr. Joesph Albert Cooley. George Washington Cooley Sr., Roy Berton Cooley. My great great great grandparents are John Albert Cooley and he married Rachel M. CLARK Cooley. They had 11 children James Albert Cooley, Henry Cooley, Sue Cooley CAMPBELL, Florence Cooley KULESKI, Sarah Cooley DIZNEY, Gertrude Cooley WILLIAMS, David M. Cooley, Charles Cooley, Abner Cooley, and two are unknown.

DUCK posted by Rachel Keller-McGuire on Wednesday, November 28, 2001

Rebecca DUCK, a resident of Pana, Il. and died in 1908 or 09. Know of one son, William DUCK. Immigrated from Wales. Does anyone share this family or can anyone tell me where in Pana she is buried?

MAZE, OBRIEN posted by Wendy St.George on Friday, November 30, 2001

I am looking for any information about my great grandmother Addie (MAZE) OBRIEN and my grandmother Ellen Etna OBRIEN. I know that my grandmother was born on July 29/1900. She later married a Miller

BUCKLES, GRUBER, SUANNAH posted by Bob O Buckles, Jr. on Thursday, December 6, 2001

Interested in any info on BUCKLES descendants starting with Ephraim BUCKLES and his wife SUANNAH GRUBER BUCKLES, the first BUCKLES tp settle in Christian County around 1850.

EDWARDS, RIGNEY posted by Judy Edwards Fisk on Tuesday, December 11, 2001

EDWARDS,Greenberry and wife Nancy 'Ann' RIGNEY lost two children while they lived in Assumption,Il before 1900. Can anybody tell me how to find death certificates and where buried?

RINGER posted by Dorothy Hinkey on Monday, December 17, 2001

Does anyone have information on Joseph RINGER who was in Christian County in 1854?

GALVIN, MCTIGUE posted by Robert Galvin on Thursday, December 27, 2001

Looking for information on Martin GALVIN & Bridget MCTIGUE. Born around 1830, lived in Christian county in mid to late 1800's.

SPILLMAN posted by Betty S. Cravens on Tuesday, January 1, 2002

Name of wife and children of Lewis Hayden SPILLMAN b. 1894 Green Co. KY d. 7 Mar 1969 in Christian Co. IL.? Would like to contact any descendents.

POLLOCK, READ, WARREN posted by Bill Sowers on Wednesday, January 2, 2002

Seeking descendants of Lydia Helen POLLOCK (b 1824) and John Bright Andrew READ. They came to Christian County from Richland County, OH, in 1875. Lived near Pana. Their children were: Austin Pollock READ (1852-1906), Cecilia Frances READ (b abt 1854), Jessie Fremont READ (b abt 1857), John Bright READ (b abt 1859), Lydia Helen READ (died young), and Lydia Jane READ (b abt 1869). The above Austin READ married Fernettie ?. Their chidren were Bessie, Mary, Clarence, William, Clyde, Ethel, Nellie and Claude. The above John Bright READ married Nancy WARREN and had at least the following child: Edward McNary READ (b 1896). John may have also been the parent of Jennie READ (b 1882) and George READ (b 1886) from another marriage.

CHRIST, HILL, PARSONS posted by Rita K. Cobb Balch on Tuesday, January 8, 2002

Looking for information on Leverett John/possibly John Leverett PARSONS. He was Dec 3, 1790 in CT, died May 1869 in Taylorville, Christian, IL. He was married to a Phebe CHRIST, also to Sophia "Sally" HILL. Hoping to find the burial place of Leverett John/John Leverett PARSONS.

LEEPER, ROBINSON, WATKINS, WELSH posted by Joyce Watkins Bennett on Thursday, January 10, 2002

Is there anyone out there who is or knows of any decendents of Fred and Beulah LEEPER? Buelah was the daughter of Mary WATKINS WELSH. Mary was the daughter of Ira and Laura J. ROBINSON WATKINS.

BRIGGS, MOORE posted by Spencer Sweet on Sunday, January 13, 2002

I'm looking for information on David M. MOORE, who in 1881 bought an 80 acre farm in Christian County (or so family records go.) He was born 7/8/1833 in Licking County, OH -- married Ellen BRIGGS 11/19/1866 -- moved to IL before 1861 when he mustered into the 64th regiment, A Company of the IL Infantry -- he then moved to Nebraska in 1877 and back to Christian County in 1881. I have some records of his war service and am looking for anything anyone might have on him and "anything" on his wife Ellen (Nellie) BRIGGS other than she was born in La Salle and died in 1872.

CONLEE, DANIELS posted by John Tucker on Tuesday, January 15, 2002

I am looking for information on Francis Marion CONLEE. He is listed in the 1876 Marriage index for Christian Co. He is listed as marrying Miranna DANIELS. These two are my great grandparents. All I know of them is that they Had my grandfather in1878 in Collin co, TX. and we are told that Miranna died shortly after my grandfather Geroge Francis CONLEE was born. Francis seems to have been a wonderer, because I find him again as marrying a Henrietta DANIELS in Arapaho co, CO in 1878. Perhaps a sister or aunt to Miranna. Then he is listed along with Henrietta in the 1880 cesus for Arapaho co. Again in the 1890 city directory for Denver, CO as a painter. There is also a Mark CONLEE listed as being a barkeeper at the same time. Then Francis is listed in the 1892 voter registration for Chicago, Ill. his place of residence is listed as Penn.

TRACY posted by Carlene Morgan on Tuesday, January 15, 2002

Looking for dates of operation for a photographer in Pana, IL named C. B. TRACY. I have a picture taken by him of an ancester and I need to date the photo to try and identify the subject.

DEAN, STRINGER, WOOLFE posted by Carole Thomas on Thursday, January 17, 2002

Looking For Information On A Ira Sam DEAN And A Sandford WOOLFE And Also Death Of Tom STRINGER. All These Are From Moweaqua,Illinois And Around The Dates Of 1907 Or 1908. I Am Also Looking For Birth Notice Of Girl Born To Sandford And Maybelle WOOLFE?

MYERS, WONDERLY posted by Lyda Fleehart Loehring on Monday, January 21, 2002

I am looking for any info on a Jacob and Amanda WONDERLY, who lived in the Blue Mound and Old Stoneington area...their daughter Laura was my great great grandmother..Jacob died in 1883 and Amanda 1893 on their farm west of Blue MOund....also looking for the Waltz cemetery where they were interned to....Laura married Francis Wheeler MYERS. I know Jacob and Amanda had other children and would like to know their names. Any info would be great...also on the MYERS, Samuel and Tabathia, who were Francis's parents....thanks....

MARTIN, MEEKER, OLLER, PONTING posted by Ava Markham on Tuesday, January 22, 2002

Looking for any descendents or information on the following people. Lucy MARTIN PONTING mother of son Eugene who died Sept 3, 1908. Ella MARTIN married to Levi MEEKER, Lydia MARTIN. All living Stonington 1912. Nellie MARTIN OLLER living Taylorville about same time.

BAKER, ELDER, GLASENER, KIZER, OLDHAM, PORTLOCK, REID, SWICK posted by June Swick Kessinger on Thursday, January 24, 2002

SWICK, Martin married Sarah KIZER. Looking to connect with others researching same. Other surnames BAKER, PORTLOCK, GLASENER,REID, OLDHAM, ELDER.

CARLOCK, MILLIGAN posted by Georgia Cullen Llamzon on Saturday, January 26, 2002

I am looking for information about Samuel MILLIGAN who died in Taylorville, Illinois in April 1885. I am also looking for information about his wife, Phoebe CARLOCK. Samuel MILLIGAN and Phoebe CARLOCK wee the parents of William Henry MILLIGAN, Jacob Leander MILLIGAN, George Wilbur MILLIGAN, John J. MILLIGAN, and Thomas F. MILLIGAN.


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