This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series 1878 Directory

LOGAN COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY


AETNA TOWNSHIP 1878


Transcribed for Logan County ILGenWeb by Sheryl McClure who has no ancestors or relatives in Logan County.

 

I do not know why they spelled Chestnut “Chesnut” but they did it consistently. Consider that the publishers of the 1878 History were “foreigners” from Chicago. I note that in the next history, 1886, they spelled Chestnut correctly.

 

Alexander Henry, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O.Chesnut; dem; Pres; from Germany
Allen Edward, R. farmer, Chesnut; rep; Uni; from Ohio
Allen George, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O.Chesnut; dem.
Allen Isaac N. farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Melh. Epis. Ch; from Ohio
Allen Moses, farm hand, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Ohio
Andrews George, wagon-mkr. Chesnut; rep; from Maryland
Armstrong Adam, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Armstrong Andrew, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Beason; rep; Meth. Epis. Ch; from Ireland
Armstrong Hugh, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Beason; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Armstrong James, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Armstrong William, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Ayres Richard, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Bahr Joseph, laborer, Sec. 11; P.O. Reason; dem; Cath; from Germany
Baker Samuel, brick-mkr. Sec. 27; P.O. Chesnut; rep.
Baxter John L. farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Uni; from Ohio
Bennett Ira, farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Berry Nancy J. Mrs. farm, Sec. 25; P.O. Chesnut
Blackwell J. C. renter, Sec. 5; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Indiana
Bowers V. farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; liberal; from Ohio

 

BOWLES JOHN A. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Beason; rep; Chris; born in DeWitt Co. Ill. July 26, 1841, and settled in Logan Co. about 1847; was married Oct, 20, 1846, to Mary E. Hall, who was born in DeWitt Co. Feb. 15, 1846; have six children named Charles H. born July 15, 1865; Joseph W. born March I, 1867; Ora F. Oct. 20, 1868; Alva M. March 26, 1870; Ida F. Jan. 31, 1872; John K. Oct. 23, 1876; farm of 160 acres; has been school director for ten years.

 

BOWLES WILLIAM F. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Beason; rep; Chris; born in Sangamon Co. Ill. Sept. 9, 1835; lived in DeWitt Co. and settled in Logan Co. about 1847; was married Sept. 15, 1860, to Malinda J. Kenney, who was born in Bourbon Co. Ky. June 13, 1831; have two childien, Moses K. born June 13, 1861, and Mary C., Dec. 1863; has been road commissioner and school director; owns farm 87 acres, value $4,350.

 

Brady C. farm hand, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln
Britton Harmon H. Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
Britton Henry, farmer, Chesnut; dem; from Indiana
Brooks Albert, laborer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth; born Illinois
Brown B. B. farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Chesnut; rep; C. P.es; from New Jersey
Bullard Frank B. physician, Chesnut; rep.
Burger Charles, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Missouri
Burnside Meledus, farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Beason; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Bush John C. farm hand, Sec. 30; dem; from Ohio
Callen George W.. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O.Chesnut; rep; Meth; born Illinois
Campbell Alexander, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth; from Canada
Campbell Angus, Farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Canada
Campbell Duncan, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Chesnut; dem; Meth; from Scotland
Cannon Ephriam H. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Alabama
Carson William, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Beason; rep; Chris; from Ireland

 

CAUDY MARQUIS, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth; born in Hampshire Co. Va. May 4, 1819, moved to Ohio in 1833, and to Illinos in 1843; first settled in Morgan Co. and came to Logan Co. in 1846; was married Jan. 28, 1847, to Mary F. Kenney, who was born in Miami Co. Ohio, Sept. 15, 1822; their children are: Mary L. born Dec. 11, 1847; Sarah A. Aug. 23, 1849; Felitha J. born Aug. 25, 1851, and died Nov. 2, 1860; Mrs. Hannah M. Sheridan, born Dec. 12, 1853, and died Nov. 7, 1875; Daniel A. born Aug. 3, 1857, and died March 12, 1858; Phoebe E. born Feb. 12,1859; Martha J. W., Feb. 22, 1862, and died Sept. 11, 1871; Luella B. born Sept. 30, 1865; owns farm of 182 acres; has been school director for 25 years.

 

Clark Daniel, farmer, Chesnut; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Clark John W. physician, Chesnut; rep; Meth; born Illinois
Clark Michael, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Chesnut; rep; born Illinois
Clark William, farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Chesnut; dem; from Pennsylvania
Clouse Andrew J. farmer, Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
Clouse William C. farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Chesnut; dem; Bap; from Pennsylvania
Cochran J. W. renter. Sec. 28; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Coffman Jacob, farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Cooper John, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Chesnut; born Illinois
Cooper Wm. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Meth; from Ireland

 

COPPENBARGER WM. P. farmer and stock raiser, Sec. 13; P.O. Kenny; dem; born in Logan Co. July 18, 1845; owns farm 95 acres, value $4,750; no family; his father was Peter Coppenbarger (deceased), who was an old settler in Logan Co.

 

Daniels Thomas H. blacksmith, Chesnut; rep; born Illinois
Daniels William H. blacksmith, Chesnut; rep; Meth; born Illinois
Davenport A. R. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Chesnut
Davis J. O. farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Dawson Calvin L.farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
Dawson Gandison M. farmer, Sec.11; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
Dement Alfred B. farmer, Chesnut; rep; Meth; born Illinois
Dobbowl John, farm hand, Sec. 4; P.O. Beason; rep; born Illinois
Donnan Alexander, farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Donnan Benj. Sec. 21; P.O. Chesnut; rep;. liberal; from Ohio
Donnan. John, farmer, Sec. 28 ; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Donnan Peter, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Donnan William, farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Downing J. farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; born Illinois
Duff A. M. farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; bom in Illinois
Eddy Jesse, farm hand, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Elliott John, farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Chris; from Indiana
Ervine Johnston, farm hand, Sec. 20; P.O. Beason; independent; liberal; from Ireland
Erwin A. retired, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Epis; from Ireland
Evans Charles, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Evans Charles, laborer, See. 15; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Missouri
Evans John W. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O.Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Evans Robert E. farmer, Sec, 19; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Ewing Charles, school teacher; Chesnut; rep.
Farris Richard, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Beason; rep.
Felts Albert, laborer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; independent; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Fletcher Eli, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; Chris; born Illinois
Fletcher Moses, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; liberal; from New Jersey
Fletcher Thomas, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; liberal
Foreman Geo. farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Kenny; rep; from Ohio
Foreman Martha Mrs. Sec. 15; P.O. Beason; Chris; from Virginia
Garner John, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Beason; rep; Meth. Epis

 

GIBSON EDWARD, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Beason; rep; born in Tuscarawas Co. Ohio, Feb. 5, 1842; came to Pike Co. Ill. in 1848, and Logan Co. in 1861; was married Oct. 29, 1863, to Mary F. Ferguson who was born in Posey Co. Ind. Aug. 17, 1845; three children: Clarence R., Florence E. and Lyman E. Has a farm of 120 acres; served three years and nine months in Co. C, 106th Regt. Ill. Vol. Inf.; was town clerk for four years, and has been school director.

 

Githens Louis A. broom-mkr. Sec. 34; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Pennsylvania
Gvvynn John, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Beason; rep; liberal; from Ireland
Gwynn Thomas, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Beason, rep; liberal; from Ireland
Hagen, farm hand, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Haley Dennis, laborer, Sec. 28; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Hall Henry, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Skelton; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Hall John, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Skelton; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Hall Noah P. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth. Epis; born Illinois
Hamilton John, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Hammon Joseph E. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Ohio
Harcourt Aaron Q. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth. Epis; from Indiana
Harcourt Frank B. Sec. 34; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
Harcourt George W. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth.Epis; from Indiana
Harding J. W. farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Hardy John G. farm hand, Sec. 9; P.O. Beason ; independent; liberal; from Indiana
Harney Anderson, farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Harney John M. farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Harp Frederick, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; born Illinois
Hildreth John, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Kenny
Hobbs Luther, school teacher, Sec. 25; P.O. Chesnut; rep; born Illinois
Hoover John, laborer, Chesnut; rep; from Ohio
Hoover Joseph, laborer, Chesnut; rep; from Ohio

 

HORNEY P. E. farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; born in Ohio, Aug. 18, 1850; came to this county in 1856; married in 1876 to Mary L. Zollars, who was born in McLean Co. Ill. Jan. 28, 1855.

 

Humphreys Nannie E. Mrs. Sec. 36; P.O. Chesnut; from Indiana
Iden James M. farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Irvine Wm. J. H. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Beason; rep; Epis; from Ireland

 

ISRAEL JOHN D. dry goods, groceries, etc. and postmaster, Chesnut; rep; born in Carroll Co. Indiana, Feb. 3, 1848; and settled in Logan Co. in 1861; enlisted in Company E. 106th Regiment I. V. I. and served through the war: was mustered out of service at Springfield, Aug. 2, 1865; then went to farming, and continued in that business till 1875, when he established a general store at Chesnut; was married Nov. 30, 1876, to Annie Clark, who was born in Logan Co. July 12, 1861.

 

Israel Michael, Chesnut; rep; Meth. Epis. Ch; from Indiana
Ivia D. J. laborer, Sec. 29; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal from Indiana
Jensen Jacob, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O Beason; rep; Luth. Ch; from Norway
Jewel Charles, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut
Johnston Andrew, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Johnston E. farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Johnston Edward, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Beason; rep; Meth.Epis. Ch; from Indiana
Johnston Francis, farm hand, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; born Illinois
Johnston James, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Johnston John, retired, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Epis; from Ireland
Johnston James, farm hand, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; born in Illinois
Johnston William, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Johnston William, farm hand, Sec. 4; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; born in Illinois
Joslin Isiah, farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Chesnut; dem; Bap; from Indiana
Joslin Nathan, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Ohio
Keirn Sylvester, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Season; rep; from Ohio
Keeps J. W. farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Beason; rep; liberal; born in Illinois
Keys J. J. farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Beason; rep; liberal; born in Illinois
Knox Robert, farm hand, Sec. 4; P.O. Beason; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Lakin Mrs. hester farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Chesnut; Bap; from Pennsylvania
Lakin Daniel S. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth. Epis. Ch; from Indiana
Lakin George W. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Chesnut rep; Meth. Epis. Ch; from Indiana
Lakin Leander, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
Lang A. C. renter, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Epis; from Ireland
Laughery David, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; born Illinois
Laughery James, renter, Sec. 19; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; liberal; born Illinois
Leis George, laborer, Sec. 22; P.O. Chesnut; from Germany
Lemley William, retired, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth; from Vermont
Lucas Jabez C. farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Chesnut; dem; born Illinois
May George W. farm hand, Sec. 10; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
McCann John, laborer, Chesnut; dem; Cath; from Ireland
McCann John, section boss, Chesnut; dem; Cath; from Ireland
McDermott Lawrence, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Beason; dem; Cath; from Ireland
McMahan John, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Beason; rep; from Canada
McMahan Robert, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Beason; rep; Meth.Epis. Ch; from Canada
McWilliams Irwin, farm hand, Sec. 9; P.O. Beason; rep; from Pennsylvania
Mency J. C. miller, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; independent; liberal; from Switzerland

 

MICHENER ISIAH J. groceries, dry goods, boots and shoes, etc. and grain dealer, and agent I. C. R.R. and American Express, Chesnut; rep; born in Clinton Co. Ohio, Dec. 29, 1837; moved to Macon Co. Illinois in 1856, and to Logan Co. in 1871; has been in the grain trade at Chesnut ever since; was married Dec. 4, 1862, to Martha E. Whitaker, who was born in Logan Co. Nov. 13, 1841; one child, Narcisus E. born Oct. 12, 1863.

 

Mills Elem, farmer, Sec. n; P.O. Beason; rep; from Indiana
Mitchel Aaron, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Moore William G. farm hand; Sec. 6; P.O. Skelton; dem; liberal;born Illinois
Morrow George, renter, Sec. 5; P.O. Lincoln; independent; liberal; from Ireland
Mowry George W. farmer, Sec. 23: P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth.Epis. Ch; from Ohio
Mowry Joseph, farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Ohio
Myrick Sylvester, with J. J. Michener; rep; Meth.Epis. Ch; from Ohio
Neval James, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O.’ Chesnut; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Newton Malon A. farmer, Sec. 10; P.O.. Chesnut; dem; from Ohio
Oburg John, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Chesnut; independent; Meth; from Sweden
Ogden James E. farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; rep; liberal; from Connecticut
O’Hagan Arthur, farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from New York
Parks John, plasterer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Ohio

 

PARKS JAMES, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Beason; rep; Meth; born Sept. 25, 1839, in Ireland, and emigrated to America in 1847, and settled in Pike Co, Ill. the same year; moved to Logan Co. in 1866; was married Jan. 4, 1866, to Sarah McMahon, who was born Dec, 13, 1839, in Canada; have five children, their names are Francis S. born Nov. 4, 1867; Robert W., Aug. 24, 1869; Thomas H., Jan. 11, 1872; James E., Jan. 11, 1874; Emma J., Jan, 9, 1876; owns farm of 240 acres, value $12,000; served three years in the army as principal musician of the 106th I. V. I; is school treasurer.

 

Parks Robert, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Beason;. rep; Meth; from Ireland
Pattison T. R. farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth; from Indiana
Peoples Robert, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; born Illinois
Peoples Stewart, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Ireland
Perry Edward, farm hand, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; born Illinois
Phillips Charles, school teacher, Sec. 27; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Kansas
Piath M. school teacher, Sec. 29; P.O. Chesnut; rep; C. Pres.
Randolph William M. farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Kenney; dem; born in Illinois

 

RANDOLPH JAMES (deceased), Aetna Township; born in Lee Co. Va. May 8, 1806, and settled in Logan Co. in 1831; was married Aug. 29, 1824, to Nancy M, Woodard, who was born March 1, 1807, who still survives him. Mr. Randolph died Oct 1, 1852; they had fifteen children, seven of whom are living; their names are, Mrs. Francis J. Hough, William P., James S., Willoughby T., Valentine C., Mrs. Nancy A. Gullett, David C; Mr. R. was one of the pioneer settlers of this county.

 

RANDOLPH WILLIAM (deceased) father of W. H. Randolph; was one of the pioneer settlers of Logan Co. having come to this county in 1830, when the place was nothing but a wilderness; he was born in Norfolk, Va. in 1792, and died Feb. 26, 1867; his wife was Matilda Kearns, who was born in North Carolina, in 1797, and died Jan. 2, 1863.

 

RANDOLPH WILLOUGHBY H. farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 24; P.O. Kenney; dem; Bap; born in Lee Co. Va. Aug. 18, 1820, and came to Logan Co. with his parents in 1830; was married Sept. II, 1845, to Levisa, daughter of the late James Barr, who was born Sept. 29, 1827, in Indiana; they had seven children, named James M. born June 27, 1846; Margaret M., April 21, 1848; Nancy J., March 24, 1850, and died April 16, 1850; William M., July 21, 1851; Mary E., Feb. 6, 1854; Levisa A., Sept. 21, 1856; Emma J., July 26, 1860; Ida L., May 9, 1864; owns farm of 160 acres.

 

Regan Matilda Mrs. Sec. 13; P.O. Kenney; Bap.
Rentschler Fredrick, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Richard Harry, farm hand, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from Pennsylvania
Robison Robert, farm hand, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Ireland
Roos John, farmer, Sec.10; P.O. Beason; rep; Luth; from Germany
Ruble H, W. farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Chesnut; rep ; from Ohio
Rutledge Charles, retired, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Meth; from Ireland
Rutledge Samuel, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ireland
Safly Adam R., farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth; from Illinois
Safly John M. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Meth; born Illinois
Safly Stephen F. farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Beason; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Schaffinacker George, farmer, Sec.33; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; dem; Luth; from Germany
Seely F. G. school teacher; boards with P. E. Horney, Sec. 5; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Ohio
Sheridan Joseph, laborer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Sheridan Melville, blacksmith, Chesnut; dem; from Ohio
Shields John W. farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Beason; dem; Chris; from Kentucky
Shumate James W. farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Kentucky
Simcoe Jonathan, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Beason; rep; born Illinois
Simcoe Philander, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Beason; rep; born Illinois
Splain F. farm hand, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; rep; lib; from Ireland
Splain John, farm hand, Sec. 15; P.O. Beason; rep; from Indiana
Splain William H. renter, Sec.17; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Epis; from Ireland
Sproll O. farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Beason; rep; liberal; from Ireland
Start A. farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Beason; independent; from Indiana
Stewart John, farm hand, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
Stewart William, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Kenney; dem; M. E. Ch; from Ireland
Sulivan John, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Tanner Daniel, farmer, Sec. 1; P. O. Kenney; dem; from Ireland
Taylor William, farm hand, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Indiana
Tefft Joseph, farmhand, Sec. 30; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; dem; liberal; born Illinois
Thompson Henry L. farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Kenney; dem; from Virginia
Thompson James, laborer Sec. 36; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Illinois
Thompson J. W. farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Chesnut; dem; from Virginia
Thompson John, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Pennsylvania
Tierney Richard, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Beason; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Walker Alfred, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
Walker Jacob, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from Indiana
Walker James, laborer, Chesnut; dem; from Indiana
Walker Sandy B. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Beason;dem; Bap; from Indiana
Watson Richard H. farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Kenney; dem; M. E. Ch; born Illinois

 

WELSH ROBERT, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Chesnut; dem; Cath; born in Ireland in 1824; came to this country in 1850, and to this county in 1860; married Ellen McNamara, Sept. 7, 1849, who was born in Ireland; have two children living and five dead.

 

West Baxter, laborer, Chesnut; rep; from Ohio
West Jesse, laborer, Chesnut; rep; from Ohio
West Jesse C. laborer, Chesnut; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Whitaker B. farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Chesnut; dem; liberal; born Illinois

 

WHITAKER T. F. farmer, and stock-raiser, Sec. 30; P.O. Chesnut; dem; liberal; born in this county, Dec. 1, 1837; his parents came to Jacksonville, Ill. in 1835, and to this county in 1836; they had fourteen children, of whom ten are living and four dead; his father was born in Shelby Co. Ky. Nov. 13, 1803, and died Aug. 23, 1870, and his mother was born in Henry Co. Ky. Feb. 7, 1809.

 

WHITAKER WILLIAM S. farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Mt. Pulaski: dem; liberal; born in Indiana Nov. 13, 1831; he left there with his father in 1835 for Jacksonville; stayed there one year, from there he came to this county, where he still lives; owns 350 acres of land; some is in Secs. 20, 25, 29, 31, and in Chesnut; married Loucetta Wigginton in 1861, who was born in Trimble Co. Ky. Jan. 16, 1840; had ten children Almanza was born Aug. 4, 1862, died Oct. 10, 1862; Alfred A., Nov. 25, 1863, George E., Aug. 25, 1865; Mertis B., Dec. 25, 1867; Ellenas, Sept. 13, 1869, died Nov. 16, 1869; John M., Oct. 4, 1870; Mary, March 29, 1872; Louisa A. Dec. 17, 1873, died April 14, 1874; William E., Feb. 12, 1874; Loucetta, May, 28, 1876.

 

WILEY C. S. miller, Sec. 32; P.O. Chesnut; independent; liberal; born in Ohio Dec. 19, 1843; came to this county Sept. 27, 1877; married to Miss Amanda Kipper in 1868, who was born in Christian Co. Ill. in 1855; have two children, William and Alonzo.

 

Williams Joseph, farm hand, Sec. 30; P.O. Mt. Pulaski; from Indiana
Winkle George W, farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Chesnut; dem; Chris. Ch; from Ohio
Wolcott Nelson, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Chesnut; rep; from New York
Woollems Jacob, farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Chesnut, dem; from Ohio
Young Daniel L. farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Chesnut; rep; Uni; from Ohio
Zinn Jacob, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Chesnut; independent; liberal; from Pennsylvania

 

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