Marion County

Queries May - Jun 2002

Surnames: WEST HARMON FRENCH
Submitter: Shirley Bundy ([email protected])
Date: 02 May 2002

researching BUNDy family of Marion Co., interested in information on Frederick Bundy....Can anyone help???

Surnames: BACHMAN HOWARD
Submitter: Tom Howard ([email protected])
Date: 05 May 2002

BACHMAN-has a real estate co. in 20,s and 30,s in Salem

Surnames: JENKINS
Submitter: Barbara Moore ([email protected])
Date: 09 May 2002

Are there any Marion County records in the 1870 Federal census? Is there an index? If so, are there any JENKINS, please? listed? Barbara

Surnames: FRIEDRICH MOULTON DANIELS WALKER
Submitter: Margaret (Friedrich) Jones ([email protected])
Date: 13 May 2002

I'm researching a close friends family in Marion Co. Illinois. Family is of German descent raised in Iuka area. Fathers name Henry Leroy Friedrich s/o Henrich Friedrich & Rosa Ella ? immigrated ca 1900.from Germany, Mothers name Nettie Blanche Moulton. We would be interested in exchanging data in allied families

Surnames: SHOEMAKER SHOMAKER
Submitter: Paul Brown ([email protected])
Date: 14 May 2002

Newton SHOMAKER (or SHOEMAKER) and wife Emily Jane TAYLOR moved from KY to Iuka about 1883. Children Mary Melinda (1864), Agatha (1868), Sarah B.(1874), Bessie F.(1875), Miporia E.(1878), Belle(c.1880), Gertrude(1882), Robert(1887). What happened to the daughters? Any marriage or death information in Marion County?

Surnames: MCKENZIE
Submitter: Robert Clayton ([email protected])
Date: 15 May 2002

Seeking info on Sybil A. McKENZIE, b.Sept. 15, 1908(could be 1905 or 06)in Dubois IL, d. Sept. 9, 1947. She is buried in Ashley IL, but family story is she died in Marion in an institution, possibly epileptic-related. Any info on her, newspaper obit, or what institution this could have been is greatly appreciated.

Surnames: LUSK
Submitter: Sally Rowe ([email protected])
Date: 16 May 2002

Greetings from Michigan! I am looking for info on what I believe was a car wreck, that ended the life of Bonner LUSK, in June of 1923. I just noticed that his death certificate was filed in Centralia, and am figuring the accident must have occurred fairly close to ther. Bonner's family was originally from Tennessee, but by this time was living in Eldorado, Saline County. Thanks, Sally

Surnames: EDSON PEASE
Submitter: Debbie Stoner (Stoner2173aol.com)
Date: 18 May 2002

I'm looking for information regarding Phineas Pease and family. He is listed as a merchant in Centralia in 1860 & 1870. He married Elizabeth Edson and both were from Connecticut.

Surnames: ADKINS SHANNON
Submitter: Cindy ([email protected])
Date: 20 May 2002

I am looking for an obit for Ben B. Adkins who lived in Centrailia, Illinois. Died Dec 3, 1927. His wife Mary (Shannon)Adkins died Nov 5, 1927. Would appreciate an obit on her also if at all possible. In my great-grandmother's bible it said he died at St. Louis. Have been unable to find anything on him. Can anyone help me. It would be greatly appreciated if I could get obits on both. Thank you very much!!!

Surnames: JACOBUS NICHOLS OR NICHELS
Submitter: florence (kohn)
Date: 27 May 2002

i am searching for a james schuler jacobus, born 11-24-1869. his parents were cornelius jacobus, and susan nichols. any information would be great

Surnames: IMES RUSH WOLVERTON
Submitter: Roberta Iiames ([email protected])
Date: 29 May 2002

William C. Imes b. abt 1844 in Ohio s/o of Thomas Imes & Kesiah Rush appears in the 1880 census in Alma, Marion Co., Illinois with his mother Kesiah age 59 and Ida Wolverton listed as granddaughter. However, I believe that this is Keziah gdau. Would anyone have any information on this family? Roberta Iiames

Surnames: REDMOND
Submitter: V. ORELLANA ([email protected])
Date: 06 Jun 2002

DOES LOUIS REDMOND LIVE IN IUKA OR HAVE PROPERTY THERE? I DID NOT SEE A LISTING AND AM SURE HE DOES.

Surnames: THOMPSON CHRISTIE
Submitter: Beverly Drum ([email protected])
Date: 11 Jun 2002

Looking for information on the children of Joshua J. THOMPSON b. 04-29-1836 in Orange Co., NC and Martha Jane CHRISTIE b. 01-05-1838 in Orange Co., NC. They married in Dec. 1858 in Marion Co. Lived in Patoka township.

Surnames: REYER REYOR MCELRATH
Submitter: Jayme Berry ([email protected])
Date: 19 Jun 2002

I'm looking for information on Absolom REYER or REYOR. He bought land in 1865 in Marion County, Sandoval Township. His wife was Emaline or Amanda REYER or REYOR. Children were Sallie and Dora Jane ELRATH.

Surnames: ALVIS
Submitter: Marilyn Rhea ([email protected])
Date: 21 Jun 2002

I don't want to be a pest, but I have found my grandfather's information. He is listed as Herman Alvis and it indicates he died in Royalthon Mine Explosion sometime prior to 1947. Can you help me get more current information on the place of burial and the exact date of his death?

Surnames: ANDREWS JACKSON
Submitter: David Livengood ([email protected])
Date: 24 Jun 2002

I am looking for information on Arena Christina Jackson. Born between 1830 and 1852. She married a Thomas Andrews, born in Tennessee. There daughter was Anna Florence Andrews, born 1872

Surnames: BRYANT GARRON
Submitter: Paul Bryant ([email protected])
Date: 25 Jun 2002

I am looking for information on Daniel Bryant, he married Anna Garron and they lived in Wamac, IL in 1901 as my father Alex D. Bryant was born there. They had four son's, George, Frank, Joe and Alex. Two daughters, Lillian and Arthilia. Joe, was killed along with his son Jack in the mine explosion March, 1947 at ither Sandoval or Centralia. Frank, George and Joe all lived in or around Sandoval, Centralia and Wamac, IL. There were several other members of Joe's family, they were, Melvin, Dorthory, Sammy, Raymond and I think maybe one or two more daughters. Any information would be greatly appericated. Paul

Surnames: LOTTI/LOTTIE PATTERSON BENNETT CANTRELL
Submitter: Yvonne`Tibbetts ([email protected])
Date: 27 Jun 2002

I have found data about areas in Marion County that say "Clinton County". Can someone clarify for me?? When was the Centralia area Clinton County and when Marion County?? TIA Yvonne


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