This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series 1878 Directory

LOGAN COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY


HURLBUT TOWNSHIP 1878


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

 

 

Abbott O. farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Aldrich Charles C. farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Williamsville; rep; liberal; from Wisconsin
Allen John, farm hand, Sec. 4; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Indiana
Alsop T. farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Elkhart
Anderson John, farmer, Sec. 8; P O. Elkhart; independent; Luth; from Sweden
Anderson P, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Williamsville; independent; Luth; from Sweden
Arkbuear Theodore, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Ev. Luth; from Germany
Brown A. farmer, Sec. 12; P O. Elkhart; rep; Chris; from Indiana
Bock Abraham, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Elkhart; dern; Luth; from Germany
Bock Ferdinand, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Ev. Luth; from Germany

 

BURNS ABRAHAM, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; born in Carrol Co. Maryland, March 19, 1833; married February 11, 1858, to Barbara A. Martin, born in Washington Co. Maryland, August 3, 1836; enlisted August 5, 1862, in Co. I, 106th Illinois Infantry; was in battles or engagements of Fork-a-deer River, Tennessee, and White River, near Pikeville, Arkansas; discharged July 12, 1865; rents 80 acres from J. H. Council; has four children: Mary Ann E. born December 21, 1858; John H. born October 9, 1860; G. U. S. Grant, born Dec. 17, 1866; Martin, born May 10, 1873.

 

Call Hugh farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Williamsville dem; Cath; from Ireland
Call James W. farmer. Sec. 28; P.O. Williamsville; dem; Cath; from New York
Carterville Louis, farm hand, Sec. 15; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from France
Cliery Sanford, farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; from Kentucky
Clary John, farm hand, Sec. 3; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Cluckbein John, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Luth; from Germany
Constance Nathan E. farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Williamsville; rep; Chris; from Ohio, Pike Co.
Crane Mark A. farmer and stock raiser, Sec. 14; rep; M. E; from West Virginia
Crane Samuel E. farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; from West Virginia
Day Thomas, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Dice Fulton, farmer. Sec. 28; P.O. Williamsville; dem; liberal; from Virginia
Drake Charles S. farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Elkhart; independent; Chris; from New Jersey
Drake Henry B. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Drake Zacharias T. farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Meth; from Ohio

 

DUNN ALEXANDER W. farmer, Sec.2; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Meth; born in Fleming Co. Kentucky, May 12, 1846; married Sept. 13, 1869, to Mary F. Meridith, born in Kentucky, September 13, 1853; died February 18, 1873; has two children by her: Wm. Clay, born May 25, 1871; Alvin W, born August 22, 1872; Married again Dec. 23, 1875, to Mary E, Sandusky, born in Illinois, February 27, 1844; has one child by her, James E. born October 2, 1876; owns 40 acres, value about $2,000; came to this Co. in 1858.

 

Dunn Elijah T. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; from Kentucky
Ely Samuel G. W. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Elkhart; dem; from Massachusetts

 

ELKINS NAHUM A. farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; born Feb. 21, 1841, in Penobscott Co. Maine; married Nov. 17, 1870, to Mary Lindsay, born May 21, 1849, in Sangamon Co. Illinois; enlisted September 14, 1861, in Co. G, 4th Illinois Cavalry; was engaged in following battles and fights: Pittsburg Landing, Vicksburg,. Black River, Mississippi, Natchez, Sicily Island. La. Coffeeville. Mississippi, where his Col. McCullough was killed, Jackson, Mississippi, Hawley Springs, Mississippi, La Grange, Mt. Pleasant, Coldwater, Wolf River, all in Tennessee, Washington and Water Valley, Mississippi; was disabled for six months by fall of his horse, during which time he visited his home in Illinois; was in a number of minor engagements; did continual hard fighting during his entire service; has two children, Eddie and Eva, twins, born October 20, 1871.

 

Evans Charles, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Ewing John H. farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Pres; from Kentucky
Farmer Benj; farmer; Sec. 26; P. O. Elkhart; dem; Luth; from Ohio
Flemming Patrick, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Ford John, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Ford Richard, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Fountain Frederick, farm hand, Sec. 16; dem; liberal; from England
Galavan Johanna, widow Daniel, Sec. 1; P.O. Elkhart; Cath; from Ireland
Galavan John, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Galavan Joseph, farmer. Sec. 1; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Gehrs Conrad, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Luth; from Germany
Graham Robert, farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Epis; from Ireland
Hammond Jacob, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Henneberry Richard, farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Elkhart; independent; Cath; from Ireland
Holcomb Silas, farm hand, Sec. 13; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Houlton Lawrence, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Williamsville; dem; Cath; from Massachusetts
Hunter A. C. farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Pres; from Kentucky
Hunter James A. farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Kentucky
Hunter Mary B. widow W. S. Sec. 15; P.O. Elkhart; Pres; from Kentucky
Hurleky David, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Keeth John T. farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Williamsville; rep; M. E; from Maryland
Kelso Trueman, farm hand, Sec. 4; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Illinois
Ketzler George, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Illinois
Koegle George, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Williamsville; born Illinois
King James C. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Labart Conrad, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Germany
Larue Abraham, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Williamsville; rep; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Lockhart George W. farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Indiana
Maney Edward farm hand, Sec. 3; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Meth; from New Jersey
Martin Henry, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Meth; from Pennsylvania
McCleland Thomas L. farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Williamsville; rep; Chris; born Illinois
McKenzie John, farm hand, Sec. 3; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; from Indiana
McKue Hugh, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Moore Henry P. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Pres; born Illinois
Morse Charles E. farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Pres; born Illinois
Mount Henry, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal
Murphy James, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Murphy Patrick, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; Ireland
Murphy Peter, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Perce John O. farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Williamsville; rep; Meth. Epis; born Illinois
Prescott George, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Epis; from England
Rader James, farm hand, Sec. 17; P.O. Elkhart; Rep; Chris; from Virginia
Riley William R. farmer, Sec. 16; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Rockley Samuel, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Williamsville; dem; Meth. Epis; from England
Ruth Patrick J. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Ryan James, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Ryan John farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Elkhart; dem; from Ireland
Ryan Michael, farmer, Sec. 15; P,O. Elkhart; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Sanford Henry L. farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Elkhart; rep; Meth. Epis; from New York
Sell Andrew, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Germany
Shaw John B. farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Steinhauer John, farmer. Sec. 23; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Luth; from Germany
Steller Ruben, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Evang. Luth; from Germany
Taylor John, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Thompson Charles, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Elkhart; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Van Meter W. H. farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. Elkhart; rep; liberal; born Illinois
Wagner Frank, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Luth; from Germany
Wagner Frederick, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Luth; from Germany
Walker Henry, farm hand, Sec. 9; P.O. Elkhart; from Ohio
Waters Charles, farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Williamsville; rep; liberal; from Ohio

 

WILLBANKS JOSEPH T. farmer; Sec. 5; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Pres; born in Jefferson Co. Illinois, Feb. 10, 1829; married Feb. 16, 1851, to Menesa Knowles,. born March 24, 1833, in Gibson Co. Indiana; his ten children: Mary E. born May 2, 1852, married James Ash; John M. born Dec. 13, 1855; Robert L. Jan. 17, 1858; Stephen A. D. Feb. 10, 1860; Francis A. Sept. 6, 1862; Charles B. Feb. 8, 1865; Cornelia C. July 8, 1867; Joseph H. Jan. 2, 1870; Wily T. March 27, 1872; Alexander D. Dec. 27, 1875; William R. Dec. 12, 1853, died March 13, 1855. Lived twenty-seven years in Jefferson Co; came here in March, 1860; has lived five years in Menard Co; owns 4571/2 acres, valued at about $27,450. Mr. Willbanks has experienced much of pioneer life during his younger days.

 

Wilcoxson Bailis L. farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Williamsville; Chris; born Illinois
Wyant Samuel, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Elkhart; dem; Meth.Epis; from Pennsylvania

 

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