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

 

LOGAN COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY


WEST LINCOLN TOWNSHIP 1878


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

 

 

ADAMS WM. L. farmer, stock-raiser and dealer in milk, Sec. 24; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Uni; born in town of Plymouth, Grafton Co. New Hampshire, Sept. 13, 1814; married to Sophrona Burt in 1842; she was born July 15, 1820, and died July 1, 1848; had two children by her: Mary (married to G. G. Hodgdon) Martha (married to George W. Chamberlain); married again to Maria Hatch in 1849; she was born 28th of Nov. 1828; has six children by her: John W., Ezekiel, Margaret (now Mrs. J. Johnson) Nelson, Ervin, Lilly M; lost one; rents 560 acres; is a member of the firm of Hodgdon & Adams

 

Altie Abraham, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Pennsylvania
Altie David, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
Altie John, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
Anton Jacob, farmer, Sec, 2; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Baker Nicholas, farmer, Sec. 17; P. O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Germany
Baker Peter, farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath: from Illinois
Baker Winley, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Illinois
Beaver Lewis K. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from Ohio
Berger August, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Berger Frederick, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Luth; from Germany
Berger Henry, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; dem: Luth; from Germany
Blacker Mahala, Mrs. Sec. 33; P.O. Lincoln; Meth.
Bloas Nicholas, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Pres.
Bolk Charles, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Burtonview; dem; E. Luth; from Germany
Bonk Peter, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Hartsburg; rep; Meth; from Germany

 

BRAIL GOTTLIEB, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth; born in Saxony, Germany, Oct. 2, 1826; married Sept. 15, 1851, to Anna Meuksche, who was born Aug. 8, 1826; died Feb. 1, 1863; had six children by his first wife: Lewis H., Paulina, Amelia, Louis, Julius, (who is school teacher at present in this district) and Charles; married again to Mata Anelgan, June 20, 1863, by whom he has three children: Hermann, John M. and George; she was born in 1835, in Hanover, Germany; owns 260 acres, value, $8,000

 

Brail Julius, teacher, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln;rep; Chris; born Illinois
Burton C. C. farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Lincoln;dem; liberal; from Virginia
Campbell William J. farmer, dem; Bap.
Carroll James W. carpenter, Sec. 28; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Virginia
Collins Isaac, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Meth; born Illinois
Collins Joseph, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Meth; from Iowa
Crain William H. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from Ohio
Dade Robert, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Bap; from Maryland
Davidson Oliver J. farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from New Jersey

 

DEWITT PATRICK, farmer, Parks st. block 12; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; born in Co. Limerick, Ireland, March, 1818; three years in New York State; came here in 1856; married in 1856 to Catherine Testine, who was born in Co. Limerick, Ireland, in 1836; both members of Roman Catholic Church: have two children, Patrick and Michael; lost two

 

Dilky Frederick, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Burtonview; dem; Luth.

 

DONAVAN JOHN, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Pres; born in Franklin Co. Penn; left there in 1820, going to Muskingum Co. Ohio, and in 1825 he went to Champaign Co. Ohio; came here in 1863, and has lived here since

 

Dusing Frederick, former, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth; from Germany
Erdman Herman, farmer, Sec. 19; P. O. Burtonview; dem; Luth; from Germany
Evans Samuel B. farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Felke Christian, works for Gelbach, Sec. 31, farm hand; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Flick Jacob, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth; from Germany
Flick John, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Pres; from Germany
Forsyth R. N. farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from New York
Fosset Alexander, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal from Ohio
Freitsche Joseph, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Lincoln; Luth; from Germany
Fuchs J. G. cattle dealer, Sec. 24; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth; from Germany
Gelbauch Jacob, farmer, Sec. 22, P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Illinois.
Gehlbach Jacob, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Evang; German

 

GILLHAM JAMES, C. farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 1; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth. Episcopal; born in Illinois, Dec. 1, 1840; married Oct. 1, 1872, to Letitia B. Fry, who was born July 27, 1841; served one year in the war of the rebellion; enlisted 1861, in Co. K, Fourteenth Ill; discharged on account of sickness in 1862; owns 210 acres in this Co. value $15,006; makes a specialty of breeding short-horned cattle and Southdown sheep; has five children— W. Edgar, Gertie F.,Edith N,,Grace M., Anna C; lost one, named Charlie C.

 

Goldhammer Frederick, Sec. 6; P.O. Hartsburg; dem; Luth; from Germany
Gorche Jacob, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Lincoln, dem; Cath; from Austria.
Harding , farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Healy John, farmer. Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Healy John, farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath.
Heintz Christian, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Pres; from Germany
Helms James H. farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Hink August, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Hodgdon G. G. farmer, stock-raiser and milk dealer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from New Hampshire
Hodgdon William, carpenter, Sec. 24; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from New Hampshire
Holtz John, farmer, Sec. 16, P.O. Lincoln; Luth; from Germany
Ireland Benj.. farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from South Carolina

 

INGRAM HANCIL, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; born in Kentucky, Oct. 28, 1809; married in 1826 to Letitia Taylor; she was born in 1810; deceased. Married again Sept. 1865, to Mrs. Elizabeth Newson, by whom he has no children; had six children by his first wife: Elizabeth, now Mrs. Thomas Spradley; Matilda C. married to J. O. See; Edmy, married to L. T. Spradley; Barney, living in Sec. 34, married to Charlotte Jewel, and has nine children; Angeline, married to William Sanders; James, married to Elizabeth Wilson

 

Jackson Joseph, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Maryland
Jackson William H. farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from Maryland
Karinberger Jacob, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Germany
Keist Henry, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Keist Herman, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth; German
King William, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal
Kief Wollrad, farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Pres; from Germany
Knakk Frederick, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Luth; from Germany
Kruger Christian, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Evang. Luth; from Germany
Kurtz Lewis, farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Evang. Luth; from Germany
Landau Christian, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Evang. Luth; from Germany
Langerbahn Jacob, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Germany
Lappert John, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris.
Larison James, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal
Layman John, farmer, Sec. 11; P.O.Lincoln; rep; Meth.
Layman John, Jr. farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
Lee William, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Uni; from Ohio

 

LEEDS DAVID W. farmer, trader and stock-raiser, Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; born in Clearmount Co. Ohio, Jan. 27, 1828; married Nov. 1, 1848, to Sarah Letitia Henning, who was born in Greenbrier Co. West Virginia, May 3,1830; rents 200 acres in this township; has three children: Henry O., John A. and William W. who is married to Katie J. Thompson, himself and wife living with his father, and have one child, Sarah B. Mr. Leeds came here in 1867

 

Leeds John, farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Leeds Wm. W. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Leesman Isaac, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Leesman Kobus, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth.
Leesman Kobus, Sr. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Lindsay John P. farmer; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Lorentz Charles, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Burtonview; Luth; from Germany
Lorenz Christian, farmer, Sec, 30; P.O. Burtonview; dem; Luth; from Germany
Lucas P. P. farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Bap; from Ohio
McAfee Charles, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O.Lincoln; rep; Meth.
McAfee Lewis, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
McAfee W. W. farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
McGinty Michael, farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Hartsburg, dem; Cath; from Ireland
Meyers Hermann, farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Lincoln; independent; Luth; from Germany
Moyer Peter, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Burtonview; dem; liberal; Pennsylvania

 

NICODEMUS VALENTINE, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Burtonview; rep; Chris;born in Maryland, Feb. 1, 1824; married Aug. 18, 1858, to Mary Elleman, who died June 30, 1861; had two children by this wife; married again May 12, 1863, to Fannie R. Martin, who was born May 25, 1835, in Lancaster Co. Pa. has three children living : Emeline B., Dora V., Naomi A.; has two step-children: Mrs. Laure J. Rankin and Eunice E. Martin; came to this county in 1865

 

Ody Anthony, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from England
Paulus Karl, farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany

 

PIERCE HIRAM L. farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 31; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; born in Cattaraugus Co. N. Y. Aug. 7, 1834; married Feb. 18, 1854, to Martha Hartwell, who died Dec. 3, 1859; married again Aug. 25, 1861, to Eliza Horn, who was born in Pike Co. Ill. June 22, 1835; had three children by first wife : Samantha, born Sept. 21, 1856, married John A. Petrie, living in Menard Co; Altheda, died Aug. 28, 1860; Hollone, died Aug. 8, 1860; has five children by his second wife: Harriet, born May 8, 1862, died Sept. 19, 1862; Hiram S. Jan. 6, 1864; Wilhelmina, July 25, 1866; Wily M., Nov. 12, 1868; Fannie E., May, 7, 1871; owns 160 acres, value about $9,600; held the office of sheriff during the years 1870-1; now holds the office of school director

 

Price Stephen, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Rankin Edward,farmer, Sec. 5; P.O.Lincoln; dem; liberal; born Illinois
Rayburn R. H. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal
Reel John M. farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris; from Virginia
Reichle Jacob, farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Germany
Rimerman Adolph, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Rimerman Frank, farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Rimerman Wm. farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Rudolph Jonas F. Sec. 13; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
Sanders Charles M. farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Ohio
Sanders William S. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris.

 

SCHASTEEN HENRY, farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; born in Ross Co. Ohio, Nov. 6, 1844; married Oct. 21, 1868, to Elizabeth Inman; who was born in Ohio, March 23, 1849; died April 7, 1877; has four children: Edward Arthur, Charles Henry, and John Harrison, lost one; enlisted Dec. 8, 1861, in Company F, 44th Illinois, Inf. 4th army corps, under Sherman; was stationed at Gallatin, Tenn; was in the battles of Franklin, Atlanta, Resaca, Altoona, Savannah, and Bentonville; was discharged at close of war, Sept. 25, 1865

 

Schmidt Baseleus, farmer. Sec. 31; P.O. Lincoln; Cath; from Germany
Schmidt. I. J. farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany.
Schmidt John, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Schoef John, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Schroeder Frederick, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Burdonview; dem; Luth; from Germany
Schroeder John, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Schroeder Phillip, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln, dem; Luth; from Germany
Schwarz Jacob, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth; from Germany
Scott N. F. farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Pres; from Ohio
Shahl Frederick, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Sheley William, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; dem; liberal; from Ohio
Sigg Bernhard, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Cath; from Germany
Sparks James, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Burdonview; dem; Chris.
Sthuan Robert, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O.Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Stultz John J. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Burdonview; Luth; from Germany
Thomas John, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from Illinois
Thompson William, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; liberal; from Illinois
Velde Diedrick, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Hartsburg; rep; from Germany
Velde Ties, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Hartsburg; independent; German Reformed; from Germany
Wachter Clemmens, farmer, Sec. 24; P.O; Lincoln; dem; Cath.
Werth Frederick, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Burdonview; dem; Luth; from Germany
Werth John, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 19; P.O. Burdonview; dem; Luth; from Germany
Whitesell Jacob, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; from New Jersey
Whitesell Jacob H. farmer and cattle dealer, Sec. 2, P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.

 

WIGGINTON JOHN, farmer and stock-raiser, Town 19-3, Sec. 6; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; born in Bourbon Co. Ky. Aug. 23, 1827; was married three times; first to Susan Tipton, March 5, 1855; she died Dec. 29, 1855; one child named Andrew by her, born Dec. 18, 1855, died Nov. 11, 1856. Married again, March 4, 1858, to Dicy Ann Fleming, who was born April 28, 1833, died Aug. 22, 1863; has two children by her: Wesley W. born June 1, 1859; Peter, born Dec. 17, 1860, died Aug. 11, 1863. Married again Feb. 9, 1865, to Catherine Lucas, who was born in Sec. 1, Corwin Township, Logan Co. Ill. Sept. 12, 1842, five children by her: John C., born Dec. 14, 1865; Calvin G, Feb. 2, 1867; George K., Sept. 20, 1868, died Nov 12, 1870; Arabella, March 8, 1872; Elizabeth, Oct. 27, 1874; owns 587 acres, value $30,000; came to this county in 1855; was school director eighteen years, and highway commissioner three years

 

Wilkins Abraham, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth.
Williamson Squire, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Meth; colored man; from S. Carolina
Wilmert Jacob, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Witkopf Frederick, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Lincoln; dem; E. Luth; from Germany
Woelfel John, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Woolly Job, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Chris.
Wurthmann Hermann, farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth; from Germany
Yarcho James, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Burtonview; dem; Luth; from Germany
Yates James L. sup. of Logan Co. poor farm; P.O. Lincoln; ind.; Meth; from New York
Zakn Charles, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Luth, from Germany

 

 

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