Chester Stigers Family and his brother
This family worked with my gr gr grandfather, James Henry Womelduff.
Jim was reportedly the manager of a large farm in Jefferson county that
belonged to a man named Col. Peavy or Pavey.
1900 Jefferson County, IL Census Mt. Vernon Twp.
Stegyer, Chester B age 44 married 7 yr.10-1859 KY VA GA Machinist
Hannah B age 29 wife 2/2 10-1870 IL VA MO
Jessie B age 15 son 10-1884 IL VA NC
Earnest B age 13 son 04-1889 IL VA NC
Edward B age 7 son 10-1892 IL VA NC
Beatrice B age 5 dau 07-1894 IL VA IL
Clara Belle B age 2 dau 11-1899 IL VA IL
Chess Stigger and Hannah Kinney were married 11-29-1893 in Madison County, IL
Chester J. Stigger is listed among the Unmarked Graves 1859 - 7-13-1907
Burial: Union Cemetery
The three boys listed in 1900 were from a previous marriage of Chester.
In 1910 the boys are living in Chicago with an Aunt & Uncle
Daniel & Lizzie Bell also living with them, is a brother in law
William Stewart, possible that Lizzie may have been Chester's sister.
Earnest is listed in 1910 as Elwood and there is a Mable Stigger listed as a niece
as well age 21.
1910 Jefferson County, IL Census Mt. Vernon Twp.
Jackson, Charles H. 48
Hannah 39 3/2
Stigger, Beatrice 15
Clara Belle 12