LOGAN COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY


EMINENCE TOWNSHIP 1878

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

Adams E. G. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Tennessee
Adams F. E. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Adams J. R. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Atlanta; rep; C. Pres; irom Tennessee
Adams Thomas, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from England
Adams William H. farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Atlanta; dem; from Illinois
Adkins John H. Sec. 6; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Maryland
Alsop David, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lawndale; dem; from Kentucky
Applegate Alonzo A. Sec. 28; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Applegate F. S. farmer, Sec. 28; rep; Meth; from New Jersey
Ash John, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lawndale; rep; C. Pres; from Ohio
Atteberry H. farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Atteberry James, farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Atteberry James, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Bap; from Kentucky
Atteberry John F. farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Atwell David, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Rhode Island
Baker James, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Cath; from Ireland
Baldwin David, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Kentucky
Baldwin Jeremiah, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; dem; Pres; from Kentucky
Beverly P. M. Sec. 1; P.O. Atlanta; dem; from Rhode Island
Booker Isaac, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Atlanta; dem; from Tennessee
Booker Jefferson, farmer, Sec. 2; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Booker M. V. farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Bradway Stephen, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from New York
Braucher J. T. farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Ohio
Bree Julius, farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Luth; from Germany
Brining Christo her, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Atlanta; dem; from Pennsylvania
Brining George, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Pres; from Kentucky
Brining Jacob F. farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Pennsylvania
Britt William,farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Armington; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Bruner M. J. Mrs. farm, Sec. 28; P.O. Atlanta; Chris; from Ohio
Bruner Peter, farmer, Sec. 16; rep; Chris; from Kentucky

 

BROWN JOHN M. farmer, Sec. 16; Eminence Township, Logan Co. Ill; was born in Pennsylvania, July 26, 1835; came to Lincoln Oct. 1, 1864; was married Feb. 24, 1863, to Miss Emily Jane Seibert, daughter of Samuel and Maria Seibert, of Clark Co. Ohio; has six children: Mary Ann, born Nov. 21, 1863, in Clark Co. Ohio; Samuel Jacob, born April 17, 1865, in Logan Co. Ill; Henry L. born Jan. 19, 1868, in Logan Co. Ill; John Alonzo, born Dec. 24, 1871, in Logan Co. Ill; Daniel Webster, born Dec. 1, 1875. Mrs. Brown’s father and mother are both living; Mr. Brown’s grandmother was born Jan. 18, 1784; his mother, Mrs. Regina Brown, was born April 17, 1812, and is still living; his brother Samuel lives in Springfield, Ohio, and was born Aug. 31, 1836. Joseph Brown, now living in Nebraska, was born Feb. 26, 1838; Jonas Brown, living in Nebraska, was born Jan. 17, 1851; has one sister living, Susanna, born June 10, 1849, now in Nebraska.

 

Bryan Daniel P. farmer, Sec. 21; rep; C. Pres; from Kentucky
Buchanan James, farmer, P.O. Lincoln; dem; from Ohio

 

CARLOCK MADISON P. farmer, Sec. 15; Eminence township, Logan Co. Ill; was born April 16, 1829, in Jacksonville, Morgan Co. Ill; resided in Woodford Co. from childhood to the 22d year of age; had an early inclination for books and study, and was teaching school at the early age of 19; taught for five years in Logan, Woodford and McLean counties; was assessor for two terms; has been a member and elder in a Christian Church for twenty years, and school trustee and director for many years; removed to Logan Co. the present homestead, in 1856; was married to his first wife, Elizabeth Ewing, daughter of Joseph and Hattie Ewing, of Logan Co Ill. on the 2Oth of June, 1853; held, three children: Arabelle, born on Sept. 28, 1854 died Sept. 27, 1855; James Howard, now attending school at Gem City Commercial College, Quincy, Ill. was born Sept. 1, 1856; infant son born and died Jan. 28, 1858; his wife died Aug. 29, 1858; was married to second wife, Miss Nancy E. Judy, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth Judy, of Logan Co. Ill. on June 14, 1860; has eleven children: Rosalie J. born March 17, 1861; George W. born June 4, 1862; John A. born Sept. 1, 1863; Ida May; born April 8, 1865; Horace L. born Jan. 3, 1867; Lyman J. born Jan. 26, 1868; Madison B. born Jan. 4, 1870, and died April 29, 1871; Lina J. born Jan. 23, 1872; infant born and died July 14, 1874; Roy R-. born June 29, 1875; Wayne B. born March 17, 1877. Mr. Carlock’s father and mother are both living in Woodford Co. Ill—father aged 77, mother 74; his father was one of the earliest settlers of Illinois; wife’s father is living in Logan Co. aged 70. Mr. Carlock owns 303 acres of land valued at $70 per acre; politics dem; religion Chris.

 

Caton Stephen, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Center Joseph, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Tennessee
Center W. R. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from New York
Chowning B. farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from Kentucky

 

CLARKE THOMAS F. farmer, Sec. 32, Eminence Township, Logan Co. Illinois. Was born on the 26th day of August, 1828, in Mercer Co. New Jersey, in sight of Princeton battle-grounds. Came to McLean Co. in 1859, and to Logan Co. in 1874. Enlisted in Company A, 27th Ill Vol. Inf. in August, 1862; served three years; mustered out August, 1865. Was married March 9, 1848, to Miss Catharine L. Riclgway, daughter of Elijah and Ann Ridgway, of Mercer Co. New Jersey; has six children : Mary A. born March 4, 1849; George T. born April 14, 1851, in New Jersey; Charles, born July 16, 1853; Martha E. born June 2, 1857, in Indiana; William F. born April 28, 1860. Politics, rep; religion, Bap.

 

Clayton A. M. farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Ohio
Coffman Albert, farmer, Sec 14; P.O. Atlanta
Coffman Isaac, farmer. Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Coffman Levi, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Coffman Samuel, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; born Illinois
Cooper Wm. W. farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Meth.
Copes Ewing, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Atlanta; dem; born Illinois
Crouse Jacob, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Atlanta: rep; from Virginia
Crouse Samuel, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Hartsburg; rep; from Virginia
Curry J. B. teacher, Sec. 14; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ohio
Danbridge A. farmer, Sec. 16; rep; Bap; from Virginia
Dangler Albert, Sec. 32; P.O. Armington; rep; from Indiana
Davidson John A. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O Hartsburg; Chris; born Illinois
Davis Jacob, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Atlanta; dem; born Illinois
Dawes Robert P. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Kentucky
Decker John, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Germany
Downey Wm. H. farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Bap; from Ohio
Drenaline John, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Luth; from Germany
Dunn A. farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Hartsburg; dem; from Ohio
Eddy J. W. farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Christian; from Kentucky
Ewing Charles, farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; born Illinois
Ewing E. S. farmer, Sec. 11; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Evans John, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Lincoln; rep; born Illinois
Ferguson Joshua, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Atlanta: rep; Chris; from Indiana
Ferguson Noah, farmer, Sec. 34 north; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Chris; from Indiana
Foster Josephus, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Atlanta; dem; born Illinois
Foster Samuel, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Atlanta; dem; born Illinois
Foster William, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Atlanta; dem; from Illinois
Foust Benjamin, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Frantz C. A. farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Indiana
Frantz James, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Indiana
Frantz R. G. farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Virginia

 

FRUIT NEWTON JASPER, farmer, Sec. 33; Eminence Township, Logan Co. Ill; P.O. Lincoln; was born March 26, 1830, in Illinois; resided in Moultrie Co. until 1863; moved thence to present place of residence; was married Aug. 30, 1860, to Mrs. Permelia Walker, born in Logan Co. Oct. 25, 1832, and widow of John W. Walker, who died Sept. 14, 1857; Mrs. Walker had four children: Reuben E. born Feb. 19, 1850, in Moultrie Co. Ill; Millard F. born Sept. 19, 1852, in Moultrie Co. Ill; George W. born April 13, 1855, in Logan Co. Ill; Permelia W. born Dec. 1, 1857, in Logan Co; by second marriage; Martha L. Fruit, born June 9, 1861, in Moultrie Co; James W. born Feb. 17, 1863, dead; James W. born Jan. 25, 1864, in Logan Co; John A. born July 9, 1866, in Logan Co; Charles M. born Oct. 17, 1868, in Logan Co; William C. born June 15, 1871, in Logan Co; Hettie E. born Aug. io, 1874, ln Logan Co; owns 127 acres land, valued at $60 per acre.

 

Gaddis Benj., farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Atlanta; dem; born Ohio
Gale Harvey, farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from New York
Gardner Jacob, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ohio
Gaston Joseph, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Atlanta; rep; C. Pres; from Ohio
Gilbert Mary A. Mrs. Sec. 24; P.O. Atlanta from Ireland
Gilchrist David J. farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Pres; from Illinois
Gilchrist Robert, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; C. Pres; from Scotland
Gordon A. F. farmer, Sec. 34, P.O. Atlanta, rep; from Virginia
Groves M. W. farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ohio
Hainline Allen, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Chris; from Illinois
Hanger W. A. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Chris; from Illinois
Hanley B. farmer, P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Hanley William, farmer, Sec. 3; P.O.Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Harris John, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Meth; from Ohio
Hawes J. H. farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Herman John, farmer, P.O. Atlanta; dem; Cath; from Ireland
Heironymus John, Sec. 13; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Chris; from Illinois
Hislscher J. S. farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Lincoln
Hise Isaac, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Chris; from Indiana
Hitchell Peter, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Scotland
Horron W. J. farmer; Sec. 27; P.O. Atlanta; rep; C. Pres; from Illinois
Howard Pendleton, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Howser John A. farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Howser R. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Atlanta
Howser Wm. N. farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Howser W. P. farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Harvey Joseph, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ohio
Judd George D. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Lawndale; rep; C. Pres; from Illinois
Judy Daniel H. farmer, Sec. 23; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Ohio
King C. farmer..Sec, 27; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ohio
Laroe Abraham, farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Ohio
Larrison G. W. farmer, Sec. 35; P O. Lawndale; rep; from Ohio
Larrison W. farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ohio

 

LATHAM SAMUEL, farmer, Sec, 32, Eminence Township, Logan County, Illinois; was born June 21, 1830, in State of Connecticut, near New London; came to New York State with his parents when quite young; came to Lincoln, Logan Co. Illinois, in 1856; lived there and carried on business as a carpenter for eleven years; purchased the farm, now the homestead, in 1877; was married in 1851 to first wife, Miss Eliza Steiner, daughter of Cornelius Steiner, of Albany County, New York; wife died Jan. 23, 1862; had one daughter, Elenora Latham; was married to second wife, Miss Mary A. Nicholson, daughter of David T. and Ruth Nicholson, of Michigan; her father was born in Kentucky, mother was born in Virginia; have four children: Blanche B. born March 4, 1866; Clyde, born July 5, 1868, died Aug. g, 1869; Harry D. born July 25, 1870; Maude May, born Dec. 16, 1872; owns 90 acres of land, valued at $60 per-acre; politics rep; P.O. Lincoln.

 

Leach Calvin, farmer, Sec. I; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Chris; from Tennessee
Lindsey Jas. H. farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Lindsey John, farmer, P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Lindsey L. T. farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Lindsey M. E. Mrs. farm, Sec. 14; P.O. Atlanta; Chris; from Kentucky
Lockwood Edwin, farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from New York
Logue James, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ohio
Lucas Grayson H. farmer, Sec. 33; dem; from Indiana
Lucllam A. J. farmer, Sec. 10; P. O. Atlanta; rep; Meth; from New Jersey
Marley Wm. farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from Illinois
Mathews Charles, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; rep; Chris; from Tennessee
McCracken Isaac B. farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Pennsylvania
Merriman Madison M. farmer, Sec, 33; rep;, from Kentucky
Metcalf R. L. farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Lawndale; rep; M. E. Ch; from Illinois
Milburn J. W. farmer, Sec. 33; rep; Meth; from Virginia
Miller Arthur P. farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Miller Jas. W. farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Armington; rep; from Illinois
Miller Louisa Mrs. farm, Sec. 31; P.O. Armington; from Ohio
Miller William H. farmer. Sec. 36 south; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Bap; from Indiana
Milbert N. farmer, Sec. 10; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Cath; from Germany
Morgan W. W. farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Kentucky
Mountjoy John I. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Illinois
Mountjoy Susan Mrs. farm, Sec. 35; P.O. Atlanta; Chris; from Kentucky
Mountjoy William, Sec. 35; P.O. Atlanta;, rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Munnett Richard, farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Musick J. C. farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Hartsburg; dem; from Kentucky

 

MUSICK LEVI J. residing in Township of Eminence, Sec. 19, Logan Co. Ill; was born April 13, 1841, in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; went to live with his uncle, James C. Musick, at Dillon, Tazewell Co. Ill. when he was only one year old; afterward lived with his father until 10 years of age; then again went to his uncle James, who had removed to Logan Co. and has remained with his uncle and aunt nearly ever since; he enlisted in the Union army during the rebellion and served one year and a half; his father was a soldier in the Black Hawk war; and died in 1853; his uncle James C. Musick, holds in possession for him money and personal property valued at $1,100.

 

Musick Samuel, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Atlanta;, rep; from Illinois
Neal Samuel, farmer. Sec. 23; P.O. Lawndale; rep; from Illinois
Nisewanger John, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Atlanta; dem; from Ohio
Niswanger Samuel, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Meth; from Ohio
Noble Sallie A. Mrs. farm; Sec. 30; P.O. Lincoln; Chris; from Kentucky
Ophart Gert, farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Germany
Pace Charles, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from Ohio
Patterson J. C. farmer. Sec. 22; P.O. Atlanta; rep; C. Pres; from Illinois
Paullin J. H. farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Meth; from Ohio
Pence John, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Ohio
Phillips Jesse, farmer. Sec. 24; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Indiana
Powers Michael, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Atlanta; rep; born Ireland
Purkey William, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; dem; from Kentucky
Quisenberry Albert Sec. 33; P.O. Atlanta; rep; C. Pres; from Kentucky
Quisenberry Allen, farmer, Sec. 31 north; P.O. Armington; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Quisenberry E. S. farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Atlanta; rep; C. Pres; from Virginia
Quisenberry John, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Kentucky
Quisenberry W. farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Armington; rep; Chris; from Kentucky
Reynolds Mrs. Elizabeth. farm, Sec. 18; P.O. Hartsburg; from Kentucky
Rice Henry, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Meth; from Pennsylvania

 

RICE HENRY, farmer, Sec. 26; Eminence Township, Logan Co. Ill. was born Nov. 24, 1824; in Franklin Co. Pa; came to Lincoln, Illinois, Sept. 1863; was there six months, removed thence to the present farm and homestead; was married Oct. 10, 1848, to Miss Harriet Seibert, daughter of John and Catharine Seibert, of Champagne Co. Ohio; has seven children: Mary A. born May 17, 1850, in Champagne Co. Ohio. Eliza J. was born April 30, 1852, died Sept. 3. 1860; Catharine R. was born Dec. 21, 1854, died Aug. 10. 1860; Emma V. born May 10, 1856, in Clark Co. Ohio; John S. born June I, 1858, in Clark Co. Ohio; Samuel J. born March 30, 1860, in Clark Co. Ohio; Elizabeth M. born April 21, 1862, in Clark Co Ohio; Nephew William H. Aug. 1, 1856; father was born in Lancaster Co. Pa. and died in Franklin, Pa. at the age of 66; owns 185 acres of land, valued at $60 per acre; politics democrat; religion Methodist.

 

ROACH JAMES Y. farmer, Sec. 7; Eminence Township, Logan Co. Ill; P.O. Lincoln; was born Feb. 11, 1831, in Morgan Co. Ill. and has resided in Logan Co. over 25 years; was married March 2, 1853, to Miss Magdalene Bettisworth, daughter of Evins and Druzella Bettisworth, of Hancock Co. Ill; has five children: Mary A. born Nov. S. 1854, in McLean Co; John E. born November, 1856; Francis J. born Jan. 18, 1859; Bessie. born Feb. 26, 1863; Elmer E. born Feb. 11, 1866; father was a C. Pres. minister, and died at the age of 67. Mrs. Roach has two brothers and three sisters living in Hancock Co. Charles Bettisworth and William; Rosannah married to James Wedding; Elizabeth married to Henry Wedding, and Mary Jane, wife of Enoch Ramsey; Mr. Roach has two brothers, John H. in Menard Co; Joseph, minister C. Pres. in Lincoln; two sisters, Eveline, widow of Henry Fisher, and Rachel, wife of Franklin White; politics rep; religion C. Pres.

 

Roads Jacob, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ohio
Russell T. K. farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lincoln; rep; C. Pres.
Sallisberry Christopher farmer, Sec. 34; Lawndale; rep.
Samples William, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Lincoln; dem; C. Pres; from Illinois
Saunders P. farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta
Scott Simon B. farmer. Sec. 26; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from England
Seibert Jacob, farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Atlanta; dem; from Ohio
Shields George A. farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lawndale; dem; C. Pres; from Ohio
Shields John, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Ireland
Sides James, farmer, Sec. 29; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from Indiana
Simmons John A. farmer. Sec. 26; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Bap; from Illinois
Simpson Annie E. Mrs. Sec. 18;P.O. Hartsburg; from Scotland
Simpson W. W. farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Hartsburg; dem; Chris; from Rhode Island
Sinderson Chas. E. farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from England
Smack Robert, farmer, Sec. 35; P.O. Lawndale; dem.
Smith John, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Indiana
Smith Thomas, farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from England
Stevens J. L. farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Maryland
Stewart William, farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Atlanta; from Indiana
Stein James L. at Mrs. Bruners, Sec. 28 ; P. O. Atlanta; rep; from Illinois
Stotler John A. farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Lincoln; rep; from Virginia
STRONG JOHN, Sec. 24, Eminence Township, Logan Co. Ill; was born Sept. 2, 1829, in Green Co. Ohio; came to and settled in what was then DeWitt Co. Illinois Sept. 20, 1836, now Logan; was married in Atlanta, January 25, 1855, to Cerelda Pratt, who was born in Clermont County, O. Sept. 24, 1835, and came to Ill. in 1854. Sylvester Strong father of John Strong, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, September 3, 1805; was married October, 1828, to Elizabeth Downey, who was born September 3, 1809; their children consisted of one son and two daughters; the younger daughter died in 1868. Lanson Pratt, father of Cerelda Pratt, was born in Vermont April 27, 1798; was married to Sallie McMains who was born in Ohio, June 8, 1804, and died in Atlanta in 1858. Their children consisted of one son and seven daughters, all of whom are living. John Strong and Cerelda Pratt Strong’s family consists of four children: Anna M. born December 29, 1856; Chas. F. born November 5, 1858; Lyman P. born April 4, 1860; Lucy N. born July 26, 1862. Their firm consists of the S. E. quarter of Sec. 24; in Township 21; Range 2, N.; also, of the West half of the S. W. quarter of Sec. 19, in Township 21, Range 1, West.

 

Strond Smith, farmer, Sec. 1; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Chris; from Tennessee
Strond W. P.. Sec. 12; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Chris; from Illinois
Stuckey John, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Atlanta; dem; Meth; from Virginia
Sullivan T. J. farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Lawndale; dem; C. Pres; from Tennessee
Sumner Lewis, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O, Hartsburg; Meth; from New York
Sumner Wm. T. farmer, Sec, 16; P.O. Atlanta; Chris; rep; from Ohio
Sutfin Lewis, farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Lincoln; dem; from Indiana
Swiger Samuel, farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Chris; from Indiana
Thomas Abraham, farmer, Sec. 29: rep; Bap; from Mississippi
Tompkins John M. farmer, Sec. 21; rep; Meth; from New York
Walker E. C. Sec. 33; P.O. Lawndale; rep; Meth; from Illinois
Watt Wm F. farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Armington; rep; Meth; from Ohio
West Morgan, farmer; P.O. Atlanta; dem.
Wilmert August, farmer, Sec. 32; dem; Luth; from Germany
Worrell James, farmer, Sec. 20; P.O, Lawndale; dem; C. Pres; from Ohio
Wright Peter, farmer, Sec.11; P.O. Atlanta; rep; Christian; from Indiana
Wright Taylor, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Atlanta; rep; from Indiana

 

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