Marion County

Queries Sep - Dec 1996

Robert Nobis [email protected] on Wednesday, September 11, 1996
Looking for William L. SHEPPARD, born Aug 8, 1868, northern part of Marion County, just North of Vernon, IL. Born on a farm right on the county line with Fayette, County. Also his wife Lucienda FRIEND, married Aug. 17, 1887 and children, born in either Fayettte or Marion Counties. Second wife was Goldie S. HARMON, married Sept 4, 1905.

Shannon [email protected] on Tuesday, September 17, 1996
Looking for any information on a J.E. BREEZE. Born March 28, 1846 in Marion County, Illinois. Died in 1926 in Rogers, Arkansas.

Marjean Workman [email protected] on Friday, September 20, 1996
Searching for the death date and burial place of Elias SHAFER, whom was born 22 Nov 1808 Schoharie Co, NY. Married first in Huron Co, OH to Anna Maria BENTLEY. Married second to Sevinia HOLMES NORTON in Allen County, Indiana. Was a gunsmith in Paulding County, Ohio from 1850-1873. Moved to Marion County about 1873 with his only son, Christopher. Elias was still living in 1881, but no record after that date.

Marian Olive [email protected] on Monday, September 23, 1996
Any inf on Hugh FULTON, b. 1810 in Randolph Co first son and 2nd child of David FULTON and Margaret Caroline HILL. Hugh married Margaret "Peggy" WILKINS in Marion Co 13/10/1836. Hugh bought land in 1839. He and his family was listed in the 1850 Marion Co Census. His wife with five children (Mary, Margaret, Sarah, William, and Porter) were listed in the 1860 Wise Co TX Census. What happened to Hugh?

Virginia Rice [email protected] on Tuesday, October 1, 1996
Searching for information on the HOWELL family of Iuka, IL I am looking for anything on Jess <or Jesse> HOWELL, or John and Barbara HOWELL. Who was Jess married to and who were his children? When were John and Barbara HOWELL married? I know of 4 children: Paul, Byrd, Lucy and Martin Elva. Martin was my grandfather. If you have any information on any of these HOWELLS, please get in touch with me!!!! Thanks in advance. Virginia Rice [email protected]

Robert Nobis [email protected] on Tuesday, October 1, 1996
Looking for SHEPPARD in Marion and/or adjacent areas of Fayette Counties in Illinois. For years 1868 through about 1940.

Rebecca Kern [email protected] on Tuesday, October 1, 1996
Looking for info on parents of Clara Annetta DILLINGHAM - b. 22 May 1867 d. 30 Jan 1946 m. Albert LIPE. Her parents listed only as George DILLINGHAM & Maria SHAW.

Carroll Kennedy [email protected] on Wednesday, October 2, 1996
I'm lookng for information on Rachel RADCLIFF (RATLIFF) from the following family. Nathan HUFF b. 1804 TN Rachel RADCLIFF b. 1805 IL children: James R. HUFF Joshua F. HUFF Charles R. HUFF Letythia HUFF Samuel N. HUFF

Jerry Tarvin [email protected] on Thursday, October 3, 1996
Can anyone help with the following. All of them are buried at Farmers Cem., Vernon, IL. 1 Nathan Ed. THOMAS b: January 19, 1833 in Ohio d: Dec.30, 1885 in Patoka Twnsp, Marion Co. Ill. Sex: M +Ellen b: December 26, 1843 in Ohio d: March 08, 1930 in Patoka Twnsp, Marion Co. Ill. Sex: F 2 Edward THOMAS b: June 1872 in Oskaloosa Iowa d: 1949 in Patoka Twnsp, Marion Co. Ill. Sex: M +Belle b: June 1880 d: 1969 in Patoka Twnsp., Marion Co. Ill. Sex: F 3 Stanley THOMAS b: August 1898 Sex: M 3 Rachel THOMAS b: Dec. 01, 1902 d: Feb. 25, 1903 Sex: F 3 Anna THOMAS b: July 17,1877 d: Nov. 26,1899 in Patoka Twnsp., Marion Co. Ill. Sex: F

Norman West [email protected] on Friday, October 4, 1996
I am looking for information about John ROHR of Centralia, IL and William KLEYSTEUBER in the 1880-1920 period.

Nancy Critchlow [email protected] on Sunday, October 6, 1996
I am looking for information on Burden PULLEN born 8 June 1833 in Hightstown, Mercer Co, NJ. Married Lillie O. GEX on 19 Dec 1857 in Kentucky. Had the following children Lucien PULLEN, Rena PULLEN, Maude PULLEN, Blanche PULLEN, Frederick PULLEN, O'mae (Mary) PULLEN, Rome PULLEN, Burden Gex PULLEN and Lillie PULLEN. All but Lucien were born in Centralia, Marion Co, IL. Also looking for family of Delilah Jane WILLIAMS who married Burden Gex PULLEN 17 January 1900 in Alma, Marion Co, IL. parents were Thomas WILLIAMS and Mary O'HAGAN supposedly of Marion Co, IL.

Linda Lambert [email protected] on Sunday, October 13, 1996
Ella SMITH, born 1867 in Marion County, IL. Daughter of James SMITH and Eliza REED. Looking for information on James SMITH and Eliza REED SMITH. They are my gggfather and gggmother. Does anyone connect with these names? Please respond to [email protected] or [email protected]

Nancy Sicotte [email protected] on Sunday, October 13, 1996
Researching TELFORD, WYATT, HAMILTON, GREER, BLAIR, GASTON, KELL, BALDRIDGE, BOGGS

Romana Honan [email protected] on Saturday, October 19, 1996
Am researching the MARSHALL and YARDLEY families in Marion County. Adam/Hayden Marshall (born 1824 in TN) married Rachel Yardley (1841). She is the daughter of JOSEPH YARDLEY AND LYDIA REYNOLDS. Who was Adam's father? Also researching JAMES A. MARSHALL who married Rhoda Young. Is he Adam's brother? Was their mother's name Ruth? Are they related to JAMES EVAN MARSHALL of Lincoln County, TN? The children of Adam and Rachel: Henry Henderson, George, Jefferson, Matilda (May), Adam, and Lucinda. Adam died around 1861 - did his wife - Rachel - marry again? Lucinda was married to a _____ TUNE - she died after 1920. One of the above brothers to my Henry was also known as Jim so was he Adam or Jefferson (George died early). Any help most appreciated.

John Lee [email protected] on Thursday, October 24, 1996
I am looking for any marriage or death records for my grandparents, Clarence Elmer CRAWFORD and Nellie FITZGIBBON CRAWFORD. They lived in Sandoval, IL most of their lives. Clarence was born about 1880 and died in the 1960s and Nellie was born about 1890 and died in the 1970s. They had 6 children: Max, John, Mary Ann, Jane, Ruth, and Bobbie.

Jeanne Weaver [email protected] on Friday, November 8, 1996
I am searching for info on Phillip BLURTON and Mary JONES, married 1851 in Marion Co., IL. No idea of Jones parentage, Phillip is the sonof Hinton BLURTON who married Susannah HOWELL. Phillip and Mary had a daughter, Lavina Jane BLURTON, married Andrea FALLON 1887 in Kinmundy, Marion Co., IL. Andrew's mother Bridget FALLON also lived in Marion Co., IL. Any info on any of these families would be appreciated. Searching for information on the GILLMORE, FALLON, BLURTON, JONES, and HOWELL families of Marion Co., and Fayette Co., IL.

Howard Harvey [email protected] on Saturday, November 9, 1996
Need to find any descendants of:Miles SPURLOCK, wife, Catherine FINE; Rev.James and wife, SPURLOCK; Wm SNOW and wife, Hannah COPPLE; Anyone working on families of FINE, SPURLOCK, SNOW, COPPLE. Howard Harvey P.O.Box 932 Sherman,Texas 75091

Carey Alan Wall [email protected] on Thursday, November 21, 1996
William WALL and Nancy ARNOLD were married in Jasper County, IL and then they went to Salem, IL in Marion County, IL. They had six children, 3 boys and 3 girls. Names as follows: John William WALL, William D. WALL and Joseph WALL Nancy WALL, Susan WALL and Marget WALL. They were all born in Marion County, IL John William WALL and William D. WALL, both fought in the Civil War in the 7th Illinois Cavalry Regiment Company F. I'm trying to find more information on William D. WALL, how is my 2nd Great Grandfather, John William WALL how is my 3rd Great Uncle and Joseph WALL how is my 3rd Great Uncle. I need all the information that you might have on these three and I'll send you any information on anything I find on people in the Civil War that came from Marion County. Carey Alan Wall

Nora Hiatt [email protected] on Tuesday, December 10, 1996
Seeking information on Elisha PRUETT and his wife Eizabeth RUSSELL, the parents of my great great grandfather Thomas Benton PRUETT. Thomas and siblings were separated after the death of their parents. 1850 US Census has Thomas living with the WILKENS family. Who were the parents of Elizabeth? What became of Thomas's siblings?

Wayne White [email protected] on Wednesday, December 18, 1996
Searching for Family of my Great Grandfather Andrew Jackson FORTNER. He was born 1847 in Webster Co. Kentucky and probably moved to Illinois as a child with his family. He enlisted in the Union Army in 1863 at Louisville, KY., and his residence was listed as Marion, Illinois. I don't know if it is Marion City or County. After being mustered out in 1865 he went back to Illinois, and about 1867 moved to Arkansas where he Married my Great Grandmother Harriett Evaline JACKSON in 1868. Any help will be appreciated and I'll be glad to share what I have.

Robert Battle [email protected] on Tuesday, December 24, 1996
I am looking for the ancestors and descendants of James LACKEY and his wife, Sarah ___. James was born abt 1818 in KY; Sarah was born abt 1820 in IL. They were living in Marion Co., IL, at the time of the 1850 census. They had at least one son, David L. LACKEY, who was born 22 Jan 1845 either in Lawrence Co. or Marion Co., IL.

Victor Lee [email protected] on Tuesday, December 24, 1996
LEE,SMITH,FRASER: Looking for anyone researching the family of Vanquelon LEE (B. 24Jul1823 Fentress? Co. TN d. 05feb1890 Marion Co. IL) m1(07jul1850 Marion Co. IL) Mary SMITH(b.26aug1834 Marion Co. IL d.09nov1877 Marion Co. IL) m2(8jul1880 Marion Co. IL) Mahala E. FRASER(b. 1847 IL d. 1894 Marion? Co. IL) Children of Vanquelon and wives. Matilda,Mordecai, George W., Mary A.,Sarah E. Bartholomew/Bartholet, William, Margaret, Flora, Newton, James.

Jim R. Jackson [email protected] on Sunday, December 29, 1996
I am a descendant of the WHAM family on my mother’s side, they came to Marion County in the early 1800's from N. C., and Tennessee. I would like to talk to anyone who has information on them. I am a member of the Marion County Genealogy Society, and receive their quarterly publication Footsteps in Marion County. Sincerely Jim R. Jackson


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