This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series 1878 Directory

LOGAN COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY

SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP 1878

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

Ablay David, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; born in Illinois
Ambrose William, farm hand, Sec. 29; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Athey Thomas J. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. New Holland; dem; C. Pres: from Tennessee
Baker R. Sec. 13; P.O. Burton View; dem; Uni; from New York
Baker Winnie Mrs. New Holland; Meth; from Virginia
Baldes John, farm hand, Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland; rep; Cath; from Germany
Beam August, farmer, Sec. 26: P.O. Burton View; dem; Luth; from Germany
Beaver A. W. farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Beaver Edward, farmer, Sec. 21; rep; liberal; from Ohio

 

BERGEN A. C. REV. teacher, New Holland; was born in Knox Co. Illinois in 1854; came to this county in 1867; rep; C. Pres. His father, J. W. Bergen, is now living in Mason City, and was born in Menard Co. Illinois, in 1829.

 

Bock Abraham, farmer. Sec. 15; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth.
Bock Peter, farmer. Sec. 19; P.O. New Holland; independent; Luth; from Germany
Boggs Arthur, farmer, Sec. 19; lives with his father; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Boggs E. J. farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Bolinger Jacob, farmer. Sec. 19; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Germany
Bonas Frank, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth; from Germany
Boughan Abram. farmer. Sec. 36; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; born in this county
Boughan James A. farmer. Sec. 36; P.O. Lincoln; dem: liberal; born in Logan county
Bouse John, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth; from Germany
Brown James K. farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Middletown; dem; liberal; from Virginia
Brace Manning A. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Burton View; rep; Uni; from Tennessee

 

BUNN JOHN M. Sec. 18; P.O. New Holland; was born in Mason Co. May 5, 1855; came to this county in 1876; dem; liberal; rents 134 acres from his father; married Mattie J. Anderson, Jan. 26, 1866; she was born in Jacksonville, Morgan Co.; his father, David Bunn, is one of the first settlers in Mason Co. where he now lives.

 

BURCHETT L. merchant and post-master, New Holland; was born in Kentucky, Jan. 21, 1841; came to Mason Co. Ill. in 1865, and to this county in 1875; was member of company A, 39th Ky. V. I. three years; was in a number sharp skirmishes, but no prominent engagements; married Hattie Van Bibber in 1865, who was born in Kentucky; have one child, Oscar; rep; Meth; is member of the firm of Randolph & Co.

 

Burner D. M. farmer and grain-dealer, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Indiana
Burns John, farm hand. Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Caldwell A. M. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. New Holland; dem; Meth; born in Illinois

 

CALDWELL B. farmer. Sec. 8; P.O. New Holland; was born in Ireland in 1804; came to New York in 1825; to Morgan Co. in 1838, and to this county in 1855; dem; Meth; owns 240 acres, valued at $15,000; married Mary Ann Thompson, in 1835, who was born in Ireland in 1814; have eleven children, ten living : Jane S., Ann Maria, Margaret, Lettia E., Charlotte, Alexander M., Charles E., Helen M., Elizabeth M. and Josephine M; William B. died Dec. 24, 1873, aged 29 years 7 months; all of the girls and one of the boys are school teachers; when Mr. Caldwell settled in this town, there were but three families here.

 

Cannon James, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Pennsylvania
Campbell M. A. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. New Holland; dem; C. Pres; born in Illinois
Carter John, farm hand, Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; dern; liberal; born in Illinois
Clotfelter O. W. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. New Holland: rep; Bap; born in Illinois
Coffinberry E. laborer, Sec. 18; P.O. New Holland, rep; liberal; from Wisconsin
Costelo Harry, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. New Holland: dem; Cath: from Ireland
Craft S. J. farmhand, Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Virginia
Cresse Frank, carpenter, New Holland; dem; Ind; born in Illinois
Dascy Owen, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland; rents 80 acres
Davis Thomas, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Delong Albert E. farm hand, Sec. 24; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; from New York
Derr James W. druggist, New Holland; rep; C. Pres; born in Illinois
Donovan David, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio

 

DUNLAP ROBERT, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland, or Lincoln; was born in Corwin Township, Logan Co. Ill. in 1844; rep; liberal; rents 320 acres in Sec. 7, and owns 96 acres in Sec. 1, Corwin Township; married Elizabeth M. Flick, Sept. 20, 1877, who was born in this county in 1858; his father, Robert Dunlap, settled in Corwin Township in 1835, where he died Aug. 3, 1862; has been supervisor and school director.

 

Dunn Newton S. farmer. Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Kentucky
Eberel Frank, farm hand, Sec. 18; independent; liberal; from Ohio
Ellis Robert J. cigar maker, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Vermont
Etman Herman, farm hand, Sec. 26; P.O. Burton View; Luth; from Germany
Ewing Joseph, farmer, rents, Sec. 8; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Maryland
Fagan Charles, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. New Holland; Meth; from Pennsylvania
Farris Frank, farmer. Sec. 20; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Germany
Faverty Samuel, farm hand, Sec. 19; P.O. New Holland; rep; C. Pres; from Ohio
Fink John, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Burton View; from Germany
Fleming H. P. K. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. New Holland; rep; Bap; born in Illinois
Flemming John, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Flick Philip J. farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; born in Illinois
Fogarty William, farmer, Sec. 1; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Foster William H. farm hand, Sec. 8; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Fowler William, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Frakes Alfred, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Frakes J. W. farm hand, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; born in Illinois

 

FRAKES T. A. wagon maker, New Holland; dem; liberal; was born in Indiana in 1823; came to Ogle Co. in 1846, and to this county in 1852; married Mahaley J. Cox in 1846, who was born in New York state; have five children living: Phynes E., James W., Nancy C., Eugene L., and Carrie Bell, and two dead, Alfred E. and Harriet A; Mr. Frakes is the inventor of a machine for setting wagon tires, which any person can use successfully.

 

Fraser John, farm hand, Sec. 8; P.O. New Holland; dem; Pres; from New York
Friend Henry R. hotel, New Holland; rep; Meth; from Maryland
Friend Howard, student, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Maryland
Gallagher Margaret Mrs.. farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Burton View; liberal; from Ohio
Gallagher Robert, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Burton View; rep; Uni; from New York
Gaeal Joseph, farm hand, Sec. 22; Burton View; dem; Cath; from Australia

 

GARRETSON THOMAS P. farmer and carpenter, Sec. 32 and 33; P.O. New Holland; dem; Meth; was born in Maryland, Sept. 18, 1818; came to Sangamon Co. Ill. in 1839, to Menard Co. in 1842, and to this county in 1868; married Phebe Campbell, Feb. 22, 1854; she was born in Butler Co. Ohio, in 1830; have seven children living: Cornelius, Beureguard, Lurena May, James Thomas, Sarah Jane, William Lewis, and Annetta; have buried three children, who died in the same week, with scarlet fever, Vincent, Amanda, and Albert; has been school trustee and justice of the peace a number of years; owns 240 acres, valued at $12,000.

 

GAYLE GEORGE W. farmer and carpenter, Sec. 22; P.O. New Holland; dem; Meth; born in Virginia, Aug. 16, 1818; moved to Kentucky in 1839, to Peoria in 1850, to Tazewell Co. in 1856, and to this county in 1859; owns 165 acres, valued at $8,250; married Ann E. White, Dec. 24, 1849; she was born in Kentucky, Dec. 24, 1831, and is the grand-daughter of Lieut. John White of the Revolutionary army, and her grandfather on her mother’s side, George Bryan, was the first man that was married in the state of Kentucky; have 10 children living; George W., Martha Jane, Thomas D., William D., Ann M., James B., Daniel E., Robert F., Frank P., and John H., and one dead, John W.; Mr. Gayle has built some of the finest buildings in the country, among which is the Washington seminary and Lincoln university.

 

Gayle Dudley, carpenter, Sec, 22; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Genther Ernest, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth; from Ohio
Genther Godfried, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth; from Germany
Genther Hartman, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth; from Germany
Genther William M. farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth; from Germany
Griffin John M. laborer, New Holland; dem; Bap; born in Illinois
Guthrea William B. teacher, Sec. 36; P.O. New Holland; dem; Pres.
Haghey J. W. physician, New Holland; rep; C. Pres; from Kentucky
Hamel Calvin, farmer, Sec. 35; lives with his father; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Hamel William, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Virginia
Harp Lyman, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Harp Jacob, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Kentucky
Harp Millard, farm hand, Sec. 3; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Kentucky
Harter John, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Germany
Hase Lewis, farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Burton View; rep; liberal; from New Jersey
Hegarty Michael, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Hegarty M. H. farmer; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from New York city
Hickey Elizabeth, Mrs. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. New Holland; Chris; from Ohio
Hickey Isaac, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Hickey John, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Hickey William, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; born in Illinois
Hight William, meat market, New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Hobbs G. B. farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Hoffner Albert, farm hand, Sec. 24; P.O. Burton View; dem; Luth; from New York
Holland Isaac, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Burton View; dem; Ind; born in Illinois
Hopley William, farm hand, P.O. New Holland; rep; Epis; from England
Howe Philo, laborer, New Holland; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Hyland John, shoemaker, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ireland
Isonhart Jacob, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Jackson Stephen S. farmer, Sec. 5; J P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Johnson James H. farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Johnson Sarah E. Mrs. farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; C. Pres; from Virginia
Jones W. E. farmer. Sec. 36; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Indiana
Kayle John, farmer, Sec.4; P.O. New Holland; Luth; from Germany
Kelso Frank, farm hand, Sec. 26; P.O. Burton View; born in Illinois
Kidd W. H. laborer. P.O. New Holland; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Klusemark William, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Burton View; dem; Luth; from Germany
Koffman J. W. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; from Germany
Laisleiter Martin, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. New Holland; Cath; from Germany
Lape William A. farm hand, Sec. 33; P.O. New Holland; dem; Uni; from Ohio
Lewellen Charles, restaurant, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Missouri
Lingenfelter D. C. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Lingenfelter Margaret, Mrs., farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Burton View; C. Pres; from Ohio
Lingenfelter Peter, farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Love Samuel, farm hand, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; born in Ohio
Lucas Joseph, farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Lucas William, farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; born in Illinois

 

LUNT HENRY W. farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; was born in Derby, Orleans Co. Vermont, January 7, 1839; came to this county in 1859; was member of Co. F, 73d. V. I. two years; married Mattie W. Gardiner in 1861; she was born in Wilmington, Delaware, June 20, 1838; have five children living: Johnson R., Elba J., Walter L., William C. and Mattie E; owns 200 acres, valued at $11,000; has been assessor and school director.

 

Marler William, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; born Illinois
Martinie Charles, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Middletown; dem; liberal; born Illinois
May George, farm hand, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from England
Mayer John J. shoemaker, New Holland; dem; Luth; from Germany
McCabe James, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Burton View; dem; Cath; from Ireland
McGhee William, farm hand. Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio
McDonald P. D. station agent, New Holland; rep; Meth; from Indiana
McDonald Thomas, farm hand; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
McKennan E. M. restaurant, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Indiana
McKennan S. O. druggist, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Indiana
McKennan Thomas A. carpenter, New Holland; dem; Old School Pres; from Pennsylvania

 

MCKINNIE CHARLES M. farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. New Holland; was born in this county in 1846; rep; C. Pres; married Katie Osburn Nov. 4, 1875; she was born in Menard Co. Illinois, April 17, 1855; owns an interest in the estate of his father, Gerrard McKinnie, who was one of the earliest settlers in this county, where he died Feb. 24, 1872. He was born in Kentucky in 1809, and came to this state in 1832.

 

McKinnie Newton, student, New Holland; rep; Pres; born Illinois
McKinney Sarah Mrs. boarding house, New Holland; Pres; from Pennsylvania
McMurphy W. H. farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Burton View; dem; C. Pres; from New York
McNamarra Charles, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
McNutt R. S. farm hand, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal
McShane James, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Merrtt John E. farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. New Holland; liberal; independent; born in Illinois
Miller John, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Germany
Miller Robert, farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Milliman Palmer, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; from Michigan
Mitchel David, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Burton View; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Mitchel David, farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ohio
Mitchel James, farm hand, Sec. 13; P.O. Burton View; dem; Ind; from Ohio
Mitchel William, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Burton View; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Moore J. B. farm hand, Sec. 6; P.O. New Holland; rep; Ind; from Ohio
Morphy Amos, farm hand, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; liberal; from England
Mosbarger Hannah, Mrs. New Holland; Meth; from Ohio
Morris Elijah, Jr. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; liberal; independent; born in Illinois
Mosier John W. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Mosier F. M. laborer, New Holland; rep; liberal; from Ohio

 

MOSIER THOMAS B. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. New Holland; rep; C. Pres; was born in Ohio in 1842; came to this county in 1866; was member of Co. C, 94th Reg. O. V. I. three years, and was in a number of engagements, among which were Perryville, Chickamauga and Stone Ridge; wife was Geals Statler, who was born in Ohio in 1846, and married Aug. 3, 1865; have four children: John S., William T., Wesley F. and George L; rents 300 acres from Laforge.

 

Murray John, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Myers Albert, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. New Holland; dem; Pres; from Germany
Myers George, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. New Holland; dem; Pres;’ from Germany
Neal James D. farm hand, P.O. New Holland; dem; Chris; from Missouri
Newland Patrick, farm hand, Sec. 4; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Newn Patrick, farm hand, Sec. 9; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Niemeier Frederick, farm hand, Sec. 33; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Niewold Henry, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. New Holland; rep; C. Pres; from Holland
Niewold Onno, farmer, Sec. 19; P. O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Holland
Osburn A. M. farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Mason City; dem; Pres; from Virginia

 

OHMART JACOB M. farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; was born in Ohio Oct. 16, 1825; came to Montgomery Co. in 1843, to Menard Co. in 1848, and to this county in 1851; owns 240 acres, valued at $14,100; when he came to this town there was no one here but Mr. Gash, Mr. Stone and Mr. Stephens; married Mary E. Gibhs in 1848, who was born in Kentucky in 1830; have one child, Sarah Catherine; when he was in Montgomery Co. his nearest market was St. Louis, 65 miles, and his nearest market from here was Pekin, 30 miles, for several years.

 

O’SHEA WILLIAM, hardware, New Holland; independent; Pres; was born in Ireland in 1850; came to Illinois in 1867, and to this county in 1877; married Julia C. Walker, Oct. 19, 1876, she was born in Mason county; have one child, John Herbert; her father, John Walker, was one of the first settlers in Mason Co. where he now lives.
Osterloh Harman, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Petitt Henry H. plasterer, Sec. 18; P.O. New Holland; rep; C. Pres; from Ohio
Philips Frank P. farm hand, Sec. 17; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from New York
Phy William, farm hand, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Missouri
Pletz John F. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Burton View; rep; liberal
Price Thomas H. farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Maryland
Pyles George, farm hand, Sec. 21; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal
Raber Ernest, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. New Holland; rep; Luth; from Germany
Radamecher Andrew, farm hand, Sec. 3; P.O. New Holland; dem; Pres; from Germany
Radcliff William, farm hand, Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; born in Illinois
Radermacher John, pattern-mkr. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Germany
Radley M. laborer, Sec. 23; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Ragan Fred, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Germany
Randall James, plasterer, Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath.
Real August, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O. New Holland; Luth; from Germany
Reed James R. farm hand, Sec. 28; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Richards Abram, farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; born in Logan county
Richards J. J. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Burton View; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Richmond Charles, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. New Holland; Luth; dem; from Germany
Robbins W. I. grain dealer and farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; from New York
Rourke Patrick H. farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Pennsylvania
Rourke William, farmer. Sec. 15; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Rudenbreck Henry, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth; from Germany
Ryan James, blacksmith, New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Ryan John, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ireland
Ryan Thomas, backsmith and station agent, Burton View, rep; liberal; from Ireland
Schroeder Adolph ,farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Burton View; dem; Luth; from Germany

 

SADLER SAMUEL H. proprietor hotel, New Holland; dem; C. Pres; was born in Kentucky, Aug. 1, 1857; came to DeWitt Co. Ill. in 1858, to this county in 1868, and to New Holland in 1877; married Georgia A. Price, Feb. 27, 1876; she was born in this county, June 4, 1861; is proprietor of Logan House; his father, Joseph G. Sadler, was born in Kentucky, Sept. 1, 1832, and died in DeWitt Co. Ill. Sept. 25, 1865.

 

SCHROEDER LEWIS J. merchant, Burton View; dem; Luth; was born in Germany, Feb. 27, 1852; came to Milwaukee, Wis. in 1857, and to this county in 1866; married Augusta Stoltz, May 31, 1877; she was born in New York in 1856; is Postmaster; bought out the firm of Robbins & Talbot, March 6, 1877; owns store and stock, valued at $3,200.

 

Seedorff Christopher, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Burton View; Luth; from Germany
Shorte August, farm hand, Sec. 13; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; from Germany Shurgart B. C. restaurant, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Iowa Shuler John, farm hand, Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Shults John, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. New Holland; Luth; from Germany
Sisson Henry H. farmer and grain-dealer, Sec. 24; P.O. Burton View; rep; Ind; born in Illinois
Sisson J. F. farmer, Sec. 13; rep; liberal; born in Illinois
Smith Charles, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Burton View; Luth; from Germany
Smith Isaac, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal* born in Illinois
Smith Katie Mrs. farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. New Holland; Pres; born in Illinois
Smith Patrick, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Smith S. D. farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Burton View; rep; liberal; from Vermont
Smith Thomas, teacher, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Smith William, barber, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Smith William, farm hand; P.O. Burton View; rep; liberal; from Kentucky
Smith William, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Burton View; Luth; from Germany
Snyder E. B. farm hand, Sec. 9; P.O. New Holland; dem; C. Pres; from West Virginia
Spahr James E. farm hand, Sec. 19; P.O. New Holland; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Spahr W. C. farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; from Indiana

 

SPARKS SAMUEL, farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Burton View; born in this town and on this section, October 31, 1846, and lives on the same farm now; dem; liberal; married Mary E. Windle February 21, 1868; she was born in Ohio in 1849; nave four children living: Fannie, Thomas, Charles F. and Samuel T; holds the office of school trustee; his father Samuel Sparks, was born in New Jersey April 15, 1800; came to Ohio in 1815, and married Mary Hurd in 1825 (who is now living here); she was born in 1805; they came to this county in 1837; he died September 23, 1865.

 

Staley Valentine, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Stanton Andrew, farm hand, Sec. 1; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Missouri
Stark John, farm hand, Sec. 6; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath.
Stephens Homer B. farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland; rep; Ind; from Ohio
Stephenson C. P. farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Burton View; rep; Uni; born in Illinois

 

ST. JOHN VAN RENSELER, grain dealer, New Holland; was born in Cayuga Co. N. Y. in 1842; moved to Wayne Co. N. Y. in 1854, to Michigan in 1873, to De Witt Co. in 1875, and to this county in 1877; was a member of Battery C, 3d N. Y. V. Artillery, and discharged after nine months’ service, for disability at the close of the war; married Jennie A. Turner September 20, 1866; she was born in Wolcot, Wayne Co. N. Y. in 1842; have two children: Winnifred Ellen and Myra May. Mr. St. John represents the firm of Coddington & Barrett, grain dealers, New Holland and Lincoln

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Stone Orin, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from New York
Stumpf Hartman, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. New Holland; rep; Ind; from Ohio
Sutton George H. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Bap; born in Illinois
Swer Bennett, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth.
Talbor James H. farmer, Sec. 24; rep; liberal; born in Illinois
Talbot R. A. farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Burton View; rep; liberal; from Kentucky
Thomas Henry E. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Bap; from Missouri
Thorn Edward, engineer, New Holland; rep; liberal; from New York

 

TOWBERMAN WILLIAM, grain dealer, New Holland; was born in Virginia in 1838; came to this state in 1858, and to this county in 1874; married Barbara M. Windle in 1868, who was born in Ohio; Her father.William Windle, was one of the pioneers of this and Mason Co; he was born in Virginia in 1792; his wife was Effa Delong, who was born in Maryland in 1797, and both died in September, 1876, having lived together about sixty years; Mr. T. has been assessor several years; dem; liberal.

 

Truman Herman, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Burton View; dem; Luth; from Germany
Turner D. E. farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; born in Illinois
Turner Harrison, farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Virginia
Wagoner Harman, farm hand, Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Germany
Walters Frank M. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal
Ward J. F. farm hand. Sec. 33: P.O. New Holland; dem; Meth; from Maine

 

WARNER JOSEPH, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. New Holland; was born in Switzerland in 1829; came to St. Louis, Mo. in 1854, and to this county in 1855; dem; liberal; married Martha A. Baxter Oct. 6, 1861; she was born in Menard Co. in 1842; have one child living: Joseph W. and two dead: Lewis and Ella; owns 160 acres, valued at $9,600.

 

Warren David C. stock-dealer, Sec. 22; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Warren James K. farmer, Sec. 27: P.O. Burton View; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Warren Thomas J. farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Watson W. M.D. and druggist, New Holland; dem; liberal; from Indiana
Weaver Frederick, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. New Holland; Cath; from Germany
Weaver John, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Tennessee
Weatherhead Freeman, farm hand, Sec. 18; P.O. New Holland; dem; Bap; from Ohio
Weatherhead John S. farm hand, Sec. 17; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Wenzel Adam, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. New Holland; dem; Cath; from Germany
White Jonas, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. New Holland; rep; Meth; from Ohio

 

WHITE JOHN, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 15; P. O. New Holland; was born in Ireland in 1837; came to Pennsylvania in 1851; to Menard Co. Ill. in 1855, and to this county in 1860; married Margaret Flinn August 23, 1868; she was born in Orange Co. N. Y. in 1852; have three children living: James, John and Rosey, and one dead: Catherine; owns 510 acres, valued at $25,600.

 

WINDLE GEORGE, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; was born in Ohio, Dec. 30, 1845; came to this county in 1861; married Sarah C. Oh mart, Sept. 18, 1872; she was born in Menard Co. in 1850; have two, children living, Lulu May and Lizzie Ellen, and one dead, Charles O; has held the office of collector and town clerk; he has a fine lot of thorough-bred Berkshire hogs, and also thorough-bred short-horn Durham cattle.

 

Windle John, farmer. Sec. 15; P.O. New Holland; dem; Luth; from Germany
Windle John H. farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio

 

WINDLE THOMAS, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; was born in Ohio in 1820; came to Logan Co. in 1861; he represented this district in the legislature through the session of 1875; is supervisor now, and has been for the last eight years; owns 1,135 acres of land, valued at $45,400, and has a fine herd of thorough-bred short-horn cattle, and fine-bred cots wold sheep; married Frances Warren in Ohio, April 23, 1843; have seven children living: William, George, John H., Mary E., Uriah, Thomas James, and Sallie A; have lost four children: Nancy E., Louisa O., Barbara A., and Charles E.

 

Windle Thomas James, farmer, Sec, 34; P. O. Lincoln, dem; liberal; from Ohio
Windle Uriah, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. New Holland; dem; Ind; from Ohio
Windle William, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Worth Charles, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; born in Illinois
Worth James, farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. New Holland; rep; liberal; born in Illinois

 

YAEGER EDWARD W. merchant, New Holland; dem; Meth; born in Illinois, Jan. 16, 1852; came to this county in 1867; married Helena K. Ford, Dec. 4, 1872, who was born in Warren Co. Ohio. May 12, 1855; have one child, Oscar Edward, born Sept. 8, 1873; he is a member of the firm of Burton & Yaeger.

 


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