This entry is part 4 of 13 in the series 1878 Directory

LOGAN COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY

BROADWELL TOWNSHIP 1878

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

Awe George, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
ALLEN JACOB R. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O Lincoln; born in Fairfield Co. Ohio, May 12, 1829; married February 18, 1852, to Charlotte Briggs, born in Warren County Kentucky, March 14, 1832; has five children: Edward M., Henry R., Charlotte M., William D., Clarence G.; lost four

 

Bean Solomon, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Meth; from Virginia
Beaver M. H. farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Beck S. S. farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Illinois
Bell T. B. farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Bellenger Edward, farmer, Broadwell; rep; liberal; from Indiana
Billingesley James W. farmer, Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Blackburn Magaret T. widow Wm. Sec. 31; P.O. Broadwell; Cath; from Ohio
Boggs William A. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Chris; from Ohio
Bolin John, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Brausmer X. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Germany
Bransturder Squire, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Ohio

 

BRIGGS CHARLES L. farmer, deceased, Sec. 17; rep; Meth; born in Warren County, Kentucky, Jan. 22, 1804; married March 23, 1826, to Matilda Otey; she was born in New Kent County, Virginia, July 22, 1802; he came to this county in 1834; owned 520 acres at time of his death, value $26,000; had ten children: Martha, married C. G. Goldsmith; James, died on the plains going to California; Margaret A., married G. Webb; Charlotte, married J. Rallen; Judith, married S. Webb; Thomas, married Martha Hartis; Charles L, died in 1861; David P., married Mary Petro; John F. deceased; Hezekiah, married Elizabeth Kerus

 

BRIGGS DAVID P. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; M. E. Ch; born in Logan County, Illinois, Sept. 8, 1839; married Mary Petro; she was born in Indiana, Sept. 12, 1851; has two children: Aurabelle, Jacob A.; lost one

 

BRIGGS WILLIAM T. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; rep; M. E. Ch; born Oct. 6,1845, in Logan County, Illinois; married June 16, 1870, to Martha Hartis, born in Butler County, Kentucky; his father is Charles Briggs, one of the oldest settlers here; has three children: Laurena, Thomas L., and Lucy

 

Brown Mary Jane, widow Jacob, Sec. 14; P.O. Lincoln, Logan Co. Ill; Chris
Bulger Thomas, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Burns Patrick, farmer, Sec, 15; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Campbell Leander, section hand, C. A. & Broadwell; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Cook Jesse W. farmer, Broadwell; dem; Meth; from Pennsylvania
Corwine B. F. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Kentucky
Corwine Edgar, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Corwine George D. farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Corwine Richard, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Cosby Eliza Jane Mrs. Broadwell; Chris; from Illinois

 

CRITCHFIELD JOHN A. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Chris; born in Holmes County, Ohio, March 1, 1834; married 1858 to Mary Kline; she was born in Pike County, Ohio, April 23, 1833; came to this county in 1858; owns 140 acres, value about $9,000; has no children

 

Culp Josiah, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Meth; from Ohio Davie James D. farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Day Dennis, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Dean John, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Meth; Virginia
Dove Henry B. carpenter, Broadwell; rep; from Maryland
Dwyer Patrick, farmer, Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Eisiminger Andrew G. clerk, Broadwell; rep; Chris; from Pennsylvania

 

EISlMINGER ABRAM, merchant and postmaster of Broadwell City, Logan County; rep; liberal; born in Green County, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1851; left Pennsylvania in 1856, having lived in this county and in Broadwell twenty-one years; his father, David, died Oct. 2, 1863, from effects of ill health acquired by service in the late rebellion

 

EISIMINGER DAVID, farmer, deceased; rep; Chris. Ch; born in Pennsylvania. Feb. 8, 1818; died Oct. 2, 1863; married Oct. 8, 1847, to Peary Rush, who was born in Pennsylvania; kept the Union Hotel in Broadwell at one time; enlisted in the army during the late rebellion; after one year’s service he returned, and died from the effects of sickness contracted in the army, sixteen days after his return home; has five children living: Inghram, station agent; Abram, merchant and postmaster; Andrew, Isaac and Lincoln

 

Eisiminger Elizabeth Mrs. Broadwell; Meth; from Pennsylvania
Eisiminger Inghram, station agent, C. & A. R.R. Broadwell; rep; Chris; from Pennsylvania
Eisiminger Jacob, farmer, Broadwell; rep; Chris; from Pennsylvania
Epley David, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Meth; from Ohio
Eury David W. P. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Indiana
Everman John H. works for Mr. G. W. James, Sec. 36; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Feriman George, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Broadwell; rep; liberal; from Virginia
Forbis William H. farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Frank Benjamin, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Galoway John O. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Broadwell; Chris; from Ohio

 

GEIER DAVID, farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Chris; born in Wayne County, Ohio, July 31, 1842; married July 3, 1874, to Nancy Jane Williams, born in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1853; owns fifth of 124 acre farm on which he now lives; has no children

 

Geier Levi, laborer, Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Gery James, farm hand, Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Gleason Patrick, farmer, Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Goldsmith Martha A. widow Charles, Sec. 18; Meth; from Kentucky
Goldsmith Thos. W. farmer, Sec. 18; rep; Meth; from Illinois
Gordon Mark, farmer, Broadwell; dem; Meth; from Pennsylvania

 

GRAHAM SAMUEL A. farmer, Sec. 34, Broadwell; born in Kentucky in 1840; married Oct. 4, 1874, to Elizabeth Greenslate, who was born in 1865; came to this county in 1865; has one child, Wilfred Ellen

 

Gravett R. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; liberal
Greenslate Peter, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Illinois
Hamilton Archilbald, corn merchant, Broadwell; rep; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Hannahan Michiel, section hand, Broadwell; dem; Cath; Ireland
Harsh John K. farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; Ohio
Hirtman George, farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Meth; from Pennsylvania
Hoff Caleb, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
Holbit Boston, sexton and farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Bap; from Ohio
Holloway Sarah Mrs. Broadwell; Meth; from Kentucky
Holmes Patrick, farmer, Sec, 29; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Huskins Arnold, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Ingram Charles J. works for Mr. Forbis; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Indiana
James George W., farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Lincoln; rep; C. Pres; from Virginia
Jennings Clark, farmer, Sec 34; P.O. Broadwell; independent; Chris; from Indiana
Johnson Peter, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Luth; from Sweden
Jones John L. farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Indiana
Jones R. W. farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Indiana
Keenan Frank, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Kief Charles, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Kief John, farmer Sec. 4; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Kiney Meeker D. farmer, Broadvvell; rep; liberal; from Pennsylvania
King Harriot Mrs. Broadwell; Meth; from Ohio
King Nancy, widow John, farm owner; Sec. 27; U. B; from Pennsylvania
King William Henry, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Kline J. W. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Chris; from Ohio
Kohler Andrew, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth; from Germany
Lawson James, laborer; Broadwell; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Lawson Clemnel, farmer, Broadwell; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Leonard Adolph, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Broadwell; dem; from Germany
Lloyd Hiram, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Lloyd Steven, farmer, Broadvvell; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Love Samuel, farmer, Broadwell; dem; Meth; from Ohio
Lozier Calvin, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal
Madigan .Thos. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from New York
Maltby John, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Illinois
Manon Henry S. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from Pennsylvania
Martinie John F. farmer. Sec. 20; P.O. Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Kentucky
Maston D. farm hand, Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Illinois
Maston Mariel S. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln, dem.
Matthews Israel, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from Virginia
Matthews Z. T. farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Illinois
Mauck Joseph, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from Indiana

 

McBRIDE JAMES W. farmer, deceased, Sec. 29; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Meth; was born in Harper’s Ferry, Va. Oct. 5, 1830; was married on Sept. 23, 1852, to B. E. Hege; born on Aug. 29, 1833; owned 85 acres of land at his death, valued at $4,250; came to this county in 1854 in November; has four children: Mary C. married John R. Chance; Alice B. John H. deceased; and Martha A.

 

McBRIDE B. E. widow James W. Sec. 29; P.O. Broadwell; born on Aug. 29, 1833; owns 85 acres, valued at about $4,250, through her husband, James W. deceased; born in Virginia at Harper’s Ferry, Oct. 5, 1850; came to this county in November, 1854; has four children: Mary C. married John R. Chance; Alice B. John H. dead; and Martha A.

 

McCaully James, farmer, P.O. Broadwell; rep; Meth; born in Ohio

 

McCELLOCHER JACOB, farmer, Sec. 11: P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; born in Pennsylvania, Oct. 27, 1839; married to Lydia A. Fescher Aug. 29, 1867; she was born Jan. 22, 1843, in Pennsylvania has three children: Charles, Ella C. and Samuel H; lost one; enlisted June 3, 1861, at Ebensburg, Pa. under Capt. Robert A. Litzinger in Company A, 11th P. R. V. C. and served three years, all in this company; was engaged in the following battles: Seven days’ fight in Virginia, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Battle of the Wilderness—first fight—and Reams Station; discharged at close of war, July 31, 1865; came to this county in 1872

 

McGarvey Samuel, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
McGee George, farmer, Broadwell; dem Chris; from Illinois
Merrill Hiram, carpenter, Broadwell; rep Chris; from New York
Merrill James, laborer, Broadwell; dem; liberal; from New York
Mills Thomas, farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; born in Illinois
Mills Warren, farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; born in Illinois
Mills William, farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; born in Illinois
Mobley Wiley J. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from Alabama
Morgan Joseph farmer, Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Myers Frank, farm hand, Broadwell; dem; liberal; from Wisconsin
Munday J. W. farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from New Jersey

 

NOEL J. W. farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Broadwell, rep; Chris; born Aug. 15, 1839, in Scioto Co. Ohio; married May 13, 1868, to Deidamia Wright, who was born April 18, 1848, in Logan Co. Ill; was asst. sec. to Adjutant General Thomas during the late rebellion; came here Nov. 2, 1866; has two children, Samuel E. 6 years old Oct. 25, 1877; Orville E. 4 years old Dec. 12, 1877; owns 500 acres, value $25,000

 

Oakley John, works for D.F.Wright, Sec. 27; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Chris; from New York
O’Brien John, section hand C. & A. Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Parsons John M. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Kentucky
Perry Lewis M. physician, Broadwell; dem; Chris; from Kentucky
Pigman John farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Reckford Wm.. farmer, Broadwell; rep; Meth; from Ohio

 

RANKIN EDMUND, farmer, stock-raiser and miller; dem; Chris; born in city of Wilmington, New Castle Co. Del. June 24, 1814; married Feb. n, 1849, to Helena A. Phelipson; she was born in Dantzig, Germany; owns 600 acres, value about $60,000; part of his land near the creek contains a mineral substance of of which Mr. R. purposes making metallic paint, and is now undergoing inspection by the State Geologist, will probably turn out a valuable discovery in the paint line; came here to this county about 1837; has eight children: William, Edmund, Abram, Pericella, John, Benjamin F., David, George; lost three

 

RANKIN EDWARD, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln; dem: Bap; born in Fayette Co. Ohio, Nov. 2, 1812; married Jan. 4, 1844, to Rachael Alien, who was born in Pickaway Co. Ohio, in 1822; lived in Ohio up to 1848, when he came to this county; owns 1,200 acres in Logan Co. valued at $72,000; has three children: Elizabeth, married to B. C. Warrick; Polly, married to George Corwine, and Sarah E., single and living with her father

 

RANKIN SINNET, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; born in Fayette Co. Ohio, Aug. 29, 1817; married Dec. 5, 1839, to Eveline McBee, she was born at Harper’s Ferry, Va. June 2, 1817; came to this county Sept. 31, 1848; owns 400 acres, value $30,000, all in this county; has one child, Nancy E., married to Robert Blacker, living with Mr. R.; lost one child 9 years old, Elmira J.

 

RANKlN WILLIAM, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O.. Lincoln; dem; Chris; born in Fayette Co. Ohio, April 25, 1815; married, in 1841, to Sarah Ann Allen, who was born in Fairiield Co. Ohio, April 12, 1817, died 1851; married again Aug. 18, 18.52, to Mary Jane McVay; she was born in Clinton Co. Ohio, March 21, 1832; owns 360 acres in Barton Co. Mo. valued at $5,400; has four children by his first wife: Mary E., married John E. Reed; Sarah A., married John C. Downing; Susan J., married William Rush; Pleasant T., married Mary Webb; lost two

 

READ GEORGE W. farmer, stock-raiser and dealer in grain and stock, Sec. 35; P.O. Broadwell; clem; Chris; born in Sangamon Co. 111. Sept. 15, 1831; married Nov. 10, 1853, to Margaret Kline, born in Pike Co. Ohio, Aug. 26, 1831; owns 350 acres, value $21,000; personal, $10,000; has six children: Martha M. born June 27, 1856; John T., Jan. 10, 1859; Mary E., Dec. 8, 1861; Elry W., Jan. 6, 1865; Mary E., Nov. 12, 1868; George L., Sept. 17, 1875

 

Rhea William C. farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Broadwell; rep; liberal
Schroeder James, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Schilling John, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Broadwell; rep; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Shaw Lansen, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Shea William, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Cath; from Ireland
Shull Abraham, farmer, Sec. 26; dem; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Sieb John, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from Germany
Siebert Samuel, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Virginia
Simmons J. W. farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Smith George, shoemaker, Broadwell; dem; Meth; from Germany

 

STAGGERS H. H. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Chris; born in Monongalia Co. W. Virginia, April 15, 1848; married Sept. 8, 1872, to Joanna E. Kinney; she was born in Green Co. Pa. Aug. 12, 1846; came to this county May 4, 1869; rents 40 acres; has two children, Hester, born June, 1873, Fannie, born Jan. 1775

 

Stapleton John, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Stelse Charles, grocer, Broadwell, independent; Luth; from Germany
Stoll Mathew, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Striggow Frederick, blacksmith, Broadwell; dem; Luth; from Germany
Stuart James M. farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Meth; from Virginia
Stuart John A. farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Lincoln; rep; U. B; from Virginia
Sullivan William, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Broadwell; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Thomas John, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Thompson J. H. farmer, Broadwell; rep; Meth; from Pennsylvania
Towner John H. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Turley David K. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Chris; born Illinois
Underwood Rachel C. widow Lewis, Sec. 28; Chris; from New Jersey
Venrick Levi, farm hand, Broadwell; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Walsch Emery C. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Lincoln; independent; liberal; from Ohio
Warrick B. C. farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris.
Wiley William M. carpenter and justice of the peace, Broadwell; rep; Chris; born in Illinois

 

WRIGHT DORREL F. Jr. farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Broadwell; independent; Chris; born in Logan Co. Ill. March 9, 1850; married Feb. 28, 1872, to Reuana E. Lewis, born Pike Co. Ohio, Sept. 6, 1838; owns 141 acres, value $7,000. His father born in Pike Co. Ohio; was one of the early settlers in this county; he died March 20, 1866, born Jan. 11, 1806. Has two children, Roy and June; lost one, Orin

 

WRIGHT D. F. Sr. farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 27; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Chris; born in Pike Co. Ohio, Feb. 25, 1813; married to Chloe J. Sims; she was born in Culpepper Co. Va. Oct. 10, 1820; owns 2,500 acres, all in Broadwell Township, value $150,000; came here Oct. 19, 1838; has four children: Johnson W., married to Margaret Ryan; Didamia, married to Jacob Nowel; Frank C. and Mary E.; lost six

 

WRIGHT JOHNSON W. farmer and breeder of short-horned cattle, Sec. 29; P.O. Broadwell; rep; Chris; born July 11, 1841, in Broadwell Township, this county; married Sept. n, 1867, to Margaret Ryan; she was born July 17, 1844, in Boston, Mass; served three years in the late rebellion; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862, Co. F, 73d Ill. Infantry; engaged in following battles: Perry ville, Stone River, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Sherman’s March to the Sea, Thomas’ last fight at Nashville Tenn; was discharged at the close of the war, June 24, 1865; has two children, Edwin J. and Charles C.; lost one, Frank M.

 

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