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HOUSTON, HUBBARD, LOGSDON posted by Renea on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

I'm looking for any information on Andrew Jackson Houston. He was born in Kentucky. He married Nancy Logsdon in Morgan Co., IL in 1832. They moved to Adair Co.,MO. I have the parents of Nancy. I'm trying to find the parents of Andrew. The information I have says he was born in Kentucky.

DORRIS, LISTER posted by David Kentsmith on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Looking for will listing children of Rebecca (Dorris) Lister and Joseph Lister both from Sumner County, Tennessee married in 1813 in Sumner County, Tenn. Joseph died 26 Feb 1833 in Scott Co. Ill. Rebecca Lister listed on the 1840 Winchester, Scott Co. Ill. US Fed Census as MRS. Rebecca Lister. Census shows 3 male and 2 female children. Ancestory.com shows names and birth dates but never quotes source. Need source of where childen listed as born to Rebecca and Joseph Lister

PASLEY, PASSLEY, STANLEY posted by Claudia on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

I am searching for Moses PASLEY. I believe he died before the 1850 census. He was in Morgan Co. IL in 1820 and 1830. Is there a will for him? Is his wife Elizabeth STANLEY and do they have a son John PASLEY b. 1814 TN? John states in later census records that his parents were born in VA.

YORK posted by Michael Lambert on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

I am trying to locate the family of Thomas J. York. I have been unable to tie him to any family in particular. I am now trying to track him to Illinois York families after hitting deadends at what I had hoped may have been a connection to New York state (a William York and John York living at Peru, New York). I believed that Thomas J. York may have come from the Peru, New York area because that is where the Ingersoll family lived prior to their departure for Illinois. It is possible that Thomas J. York came up through Illinois. I have found a William York living in both Pike and Morgan Counties (Illinois) in the 1830 census records; the William York in Morgan County has a son about the right age of Thomas included in the household. I have not been able to tie the Jerome York in Illinois at that time to William York…hoping that Thomas named his sons after other family members. But I am not sure. This is what I know of him: He preferred “T.J.” to “Thomas” and he married Melissa Ingersoll on October 17, 1837 at Plainfield (Will County), Illinois. His children were all born at Plainfield (William Washington - 1842, Jerome Bonaparte – 1844, and Sidney Merion - 1846). T. J. York owned quite a bit of land and helped his father-in-law, Chester Ingersoll, develop the Town of Plainfield. (Chester Ingersoll platted our community in 1834). Thomas J. York and his family left Illinois for California in April 1847 with a delegation of about 40 people, organized by Chester Ingersoll. The York family settled in California but there is reason to believe that Thomas may have gotten caught up in the “free-booter” movement in Central America in the mid- 1860s. I have been unable to locate a death record for him in California. However, I have assembled (and am in the process of adding significant amounts of information to it) a York Family Tree on Ancestry.com (which may be of interest to you). I have a very good record of the family after 1837…but no knowledge of who Thomas J. York was and how he got to Will / Cook County! The ca. 1834-37 Ingersoll-York House in Plainfield still stands and was recently designated as a local landmark. Thanks for any leads anyone can offer.

GERMAN posted by Susan on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Naturalization Records Morgan County Illinois. I found my great grandfathers name listed in the naturalization list. I am having a problem finding where these records are kept and how I can get a copy. Thanks for any informational help.

MULLENIX, PARKER posted by P Clark on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Looking for information on George W. Parker and his wife, Martha A. Boggs Parker who lived in Jacksonville,Morgan Co, IL at 603 Webster Ave. in the 1910's through 1930's. One daughter, Florence, born November, 1888, married to John Mullenix.

FERNANDES, SMITH posted by Brenda Mead on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

James H. Fernandes and Nora Smith were married 10/11/1896. Joseph was the father of James (he came from Madeira Island). Any information would be greatly appreciated. James and Nora were my great grandparents.

CANNON, RICHEY, RICHIE, SPENCE posted by Dane Bowen on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

I am seeking information about my ancestor William Richey (This is in my father's mother's mother's family.) William Richey was born around 1804 in South Carolina and died in the 1880s in Navarro County, Texas. In 1860 William Richey owned a stagecoach inn on the Waco- Corsicana Road near Dawson, Texas. William Richey came to Texas from Illinois in 1837 or 1838. During the Black Hawk War, William Richey (He spelled his last name as Richie when he enlisted.) fought in Captain Allen F. Lindsey's Company, Spy Battalion, Third Brigade Illinois Mounted Volunteers. He served from June 4, 1832 until August 16, 1832. William Richey was living in Morgan County, Illinois at this time. Family tradition says that he swapped horses with Abraham Lincoln during the Black Hawk War. We do not know if William Richey came to Illinois when he was a child or an adult. On November 12, 1837 Wiliam Richey married Mary Lemon née Spence Cannon (She was the widow of Elijah Cannon who died in Illinois.) in Cass County, Illlinois. In 1837 or 1838 they went to Navaro County, Texas. Thank you. Sincerely, Dane Bowen Alexandria, Virginia

EADS, RAGAN, SELF, TAYLOR posted by Ronald Otto on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Have information about the families of Charnock Eads (1815-1880) and Sarah Ann Taylor (c1820-1898). Charnock was son of Jonathanand Cary Ann (Self) Eads of Scott Co, Ky. Sarah Taylor was daughter of William Taylor (d. 1845, MCI) and Mary Ann Ragan who were married in Fayette Co, Ky. Welcome contact with others interested in these families

HENRY, POTTS posted by Mary Frances Alkire on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

David Henry died summer of 1846 where? Wife, Margaret Potts died 1861 St. Louis, Mo . She had 5 living children at that time--Nancy Noel & Pauline McSherry of St. Louis, Jesse and John Henry of Morgan Co, Il.; one not named. David Henry a Barton Stone follower, was preaching in Morgan Co., Il & St. Louis, Mo 1840-44 time period.

VICKERY posted by Alison Vickery on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Looking for descendents of William Henry Vickery of Bentworth Hampshire. Have been doing a one name study of Vickery's of Hampshire. I have traced this family line back to the 1600s.

BARBER, BARBOUR, HUNTER posted by Charlee Turner on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

I am researching my BARBER/HUNTER line. Pleasant B Barber (Barbour) married Judith Hunter on April 3, 1832. Census reports show Pleasant's place of birth as Virginia in abt. 1802. Judith's birth was 1799, and her tombstone says that she was a "Native of Kentucky". Pleasant and Judith named their firstborn son "James Colladon Barber", and for this reason feel that there is a connection of some sort to the Colladon Hunter, father of Edward Hunter that show up in the 1850 census in Morgan County, Illinois. Pleasant and Judith also owned property there, and a copy I have of a land deed, selling land to someone else, has an attachment telling that Judith was removed to a room seperate from her husband and asked if she truly wanted to sell her land. Can anyone help me? How far back do the land records go? How would I go about finding out who owned the land sold before Judith Hunter did? My email address will remain good for as long as Yahoo is offering email addresses!

HASTINGS posted by Gael Entrikin on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

In 1870 there is a William Hastings (b VA) living in Morgan Co, Age 88. My gggrandfather's name is William Hastings, b1819 in VA. While I know a lot about the second William, I don't know anything of his ancestors. Since both were born in VA, I'm curious to know if anyone knows the Morgan Co William's family. Wm (1819) married Juliette Wolfe of Sullivan Co, IL ca. 1845 and moved to Kansas shortly after that.

CHURCH, CONQUEST posted by Frances Ward on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Looking for the cemetery where Mary Isabelle Church Conquest is buried. Mary was born 1836 in Ky, & died 1923 in Jacksonville Morgan Co Ill.Would really appricate any help.

ENGLAND, JONES posted by William on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Seeking information and will supply in kind on the families of Waitman Jones and Esther Stewart of Morgan County. I have much info on this line and I am willing to share and swap data. Seeking information and contacts on the families of Thomas England and Susan Jones and allied families in the Morgan County area please contact, [email protected] --Will





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