Marion County

Queries Sep 1998

CARTER, GEBERT reply to [email protected] 
September 1998
James Francis CARTER married Anna Marie GEBERT. Children: Pearl, Goldie, Ruth, Earl Stenson, and Ruby E. Carter. Marion County Illinois. Ruby E. Carter married Robert B. McClelland. Any help greatly appreciated.

SMITH reply to DRB 
September 1998
I am looking for the Family of Jacob Logan Smith. We have found records that he was buried in Kinmundy, Marion, Ill. If you have any information if you could please contact me.

SQUIBB, LAWRENCE reply to Lori Hesselgesser 
September 1998
Ralph SQUIBB, wife Gladys LAWRENCE. Ralph was born in 1901 in Illinois. Gladys born in 1906. The lived in Salem most of their lives and are buried in Eastlawn Cemetary. I was hoping for their marriage certificate-don't know what year they were married though. 3 children: Annabelle, Ralph,Jr my father, and Wanda. I am looking for any info. Thank you very much for your time.

MARRIAGE RECORDS reply to Lori Medley 
September 1998
I was hoping someone could tell me when Marion County starting keeping Marriage Records before I bother to send a request to the County Clerk. Ernest M. Phillips and Sarah E. Widdows were reportedly married in Marion County on 12/27/1886. I have hit a "brick wall" in finding his parents, and hopefully this will provide the answer.

COLEMAN, SCRUTCHFIELD, (CRITCHFIELD)reply to Carole Potter 
September 1998
Looking for children of James A. Coleman and Martha Scrutchfield (Critchfield ) Children W.A., John T., Sarah A.Coleman Speaks, Martha E.Coleman Thompson, James Edward, Harry Lee, Marion E., Ora Ethel, and Chas. E. James A. d. Nov. 2, 1901 in Oskaloosa , Clay Co. Hoping some of children might have moved to Marion Co.

RAINEY, HENSLEY reply to Janice Rainey Poole 
September 1998
William G.B. Rainey married Maranda Hensley 1848 Jefferson Co. IL. Were on Census for 1850 for Marion County along with his mother Elizabeth Rainey and her 2 daughters Sarah and Nancy. In 1860 William is still in Marion County but with a new wife, Martha. William had children John Henderson and Elizabeth. Elizabeth Rainey and daughters are on the Washington Co. census for 1860 but a Centralia, IL, post office address. Any info on above appreciated, i.e. burial site, death of death, parents? Janice Rainey Poole email: [email protected] Mailing address: 7950 N. Marigold Court, Columbia, MO 65202

WILLIAMSON reply to Michael G. Williamson 
September 1998
Seeking information about my great-great grandfather, Silas Williamson, his wife, Nancy J., son, William T., and daughter, Martha E. Silas enrolled in Illinois 40th Volunteers at Kinmundy Dec. 26,1862. He was killed in battle at Shiloh April 6, 1862.

ROBB,WHITESIDE,WHALEY,YOUNG reply to Kay Mills 
September 1998
James Eli ROBB (s/o Joseph (or Hugh) Eli ROBB and Ann WHITSIDE) & wife, Martha YOUNG ROBB(d/o Henry YOUNG & Sally (Salome) PHEIFFER) came to Marion Co abt 1830 from Maury Co TN-he d. 07 Jul 1854 from cholera epidemic, buried in Marion Co-Martha YOUNG ROBB d. 21 Dec 1888 alo buried in Marion Co.-Mary WHALEY JONES (aka Widow JONES) came to Marion Co-had several children,my line is Samuel Betts JONES m. Mary Anne WRIGHT 20 Sep 1832 in Clinton Co IL-moved to Marion Co where he d. 01 May 1889-Mary Anne d.04 Mar 1893 aboth buried in Sandy Branch Cem Foter Twp, Marion Co.

MEYER, MELTON reply to Cathy George 
September 1998
Looking for the family of Adolph A. MEYER, b 17 May __?/d Dec 1951 in Centralia, Marion Co, IL. He is buried in Elmwood Cemetery, as is his wife Rosa A. MELTON, b 1875/d Feb 1928. They had 5 children: i. Raymond Harold "Babe" MEYER b. 6 Sep 1901 in Centralia, IL m. 15 Mar 1929 in Centralia, IL, to Violet Irene MYERS d. 28 Nov 1959 in Centralia, IL bur: Elmwood Cemetery, Centralia, IL ii. Clarence Edward MEYER iii. Howard "Turk" MEYER bur: Elmwood Cemetery, Centralia, IL iv. Fred v. George Devor MEYER b. 10 Sep 1906, Centralia, IL m. Lillian G. SCHLANKER d. 21 Feb 1997 in Centralia, IL bur: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Centralia, IL Can anyone fill in any blanks?

SPURGEON, WARD reply to Jan Staples 
September 1998
Spurgeon, Evelenia......born 1864.........d/o Jacob Spurgeon and Mary Ward........would like any info on Spurgeons/Wards;******** place of buriel......Zadock John Brown....1888 Barney Beth Brown.....maybe died in 1845. Frances J.Brown...died 1896.

HANNA reply to Susie Sheppard 
September 1998
I'm looking for information on William Franklin HANNA b.1866 in Kinmundy Ill. m. Ismodella (PHELPS) HANNA b.1877 in Marion Co.Ill. They had 13 children: James,Lova,Pearlie,Berlie,William,Lonzo Gale,Robert,Marvin,Earnie,Riley,Iva,Robbie and Mearl. Would appreciate any information. Thank you.

TAYLOR reply to Cindy Ford 
September 1998
William (Will) TAYLOR b. 1878 d. early 50's? in a nursing home in Odin IL. believed to have worked at a funeral home in Marion County Salem area. Was he married? Did he have children? He was my Great Uncle would like any info.

BRYANT, MORRIS reply to Terry Bryant 
September 1998
James and Lucinda BRYANT parents of Linza BRYANT dob 1847, married Letha A. MORRIS in 1865. Seeking ANY information about this family. Have information.

SHORT, CHEW reply to Lucille Weathermon Chew 
September 1998
MINOR T.CHEW was born 1818 in Marion Co. Illinois d.1886. Married JANE SHORT b. 1824 in Ky. d.1906.in Marion Co. Illinois. I am at a dead end with this couple, I need the parents of Minor and Jane. I hope that someone out there can help me. Thanks, Lucille Weathermon Chew 1200 Irma Brownwood, Texas 76801


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