Christian County, Illinois

Posted Queries for April thru June 2000



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ALLEN, HAMELL posted by Craig Allen on Saturday, April 8, 2000

I am looking for information on Sally Allen born 1847 was to have married Thomas HAMELL, children thought to be Charley HAMELL, Ira HAMELL, possibly Joseph HAMELL believed to have lived in Taylorville area. May still have family in area. Came from the Center Grove area in Greenwood Township mid 1800's. Sally's parents were Jessie J. Allen (1813-1897) and Mildred (Small?) (1819-1876) both buried in Center Grove. She had 2 brothers, Henry Harrison ALLEN and John Thomas ALLEN. Also looking for any information available on John T. Allen

BRITTON posted by Andrea Britton on Saturday, April 15, 2000

Looking for any information on Lorenzo Dow BRITTON of Clarksdale, Christian Co., Ill (specifically, date of birth) including any religious records - he was a Methodist minister in the area, as was his father. My line:
father Howard Benjamin BRITTON b. 1911 Taylorville Ill d. 1966 Akron Ohio gf Oscar Benjamin BRITTON b. 1860 Clarksdale, Ill d. 1924 Taylorville, Ill
ggf Lorenzo Dow BRITTON b. 1838 Clarksdale, Ill d. 1872 Clarksdale, Ill
gggf Benjamin BRITTON b. 1797 Virginia d. 1868 Clarksdale, Ill.

PALMER, VENERABLE posted by Charles Venable on Sunday, April 30, 2000

Looking for information on Isabell VENERABLE who married Eugene S. PALMER in Christian Co. IL Mar. 21, 1895.

RAGER, TUCKER posted by Patti on Sunday, April 30, 2000

Looking for the parents of George Washington TUCKER b.1863 and d. 1930 in Taylorville. He married Bertha Elizabeth RAGER July 1, 1898 in Christian Co. I believe George's fathers name was Mich, but I haven't been able to find him. Help in finding George's father will be appreciated!

JONES, RAPE, REGLIN posted by Byron Jones on Sunday, April 30, 2000

Looking for information on Orval E JONES. He was my grandfather and I am trying to trace my ancestry.He was married to Alma RAPE. They were both from Christian Co. He was born in 1885.He had brothers Clarence, Wesley, Willis. George and a sister, Marie(REGLIN).He lived Peoria until his death in 1953.Any help would bew appreciated.

COWELL, GREAR, HOPKINS, SHORT, WILLIAMS posted by Donna Lee Hopkins O'Bryan on Friday, May 5, 2000

researching COWELL and GREAR and WILLIAMS families for my daughter who was born a COWELL. biological father William Joseph "Billy Joe" COWELL. his father Orville COWELL lived in Taylorville Illinois. his mother Beulah Belle COWELL B. 9 July 1900 in either taylorville of Stonington, Illinois. I have an incomplete chart started. If any of these names are familiar, please contact me. I also have extensive information on my families, SHORT, HOPKINS of Moweaqua, Illinois.

COWELL, GREAR posted by Donna Lee Hopkins O'Bryan on Sunday, May 14, 2000

COWELL Taylorville and Stonington Illinois. William Joseph "Billy Joe' born around 1935 to Orvile Cowell and Beulah Belle GREAR in Stonington, Illinois. Orville born 24 June 1909 Taylorville, Illinois . died 27 March 1983, buried Old Stonington Cemetery. Beulah born Stonington Illinois 9 July 1900 .died May 1984 Elwin, Macon Co Illinois, Buried Old Stonington Cemetery.

HASELETT posted by Dan Haselett on Sunday, May 14, 2000

Looking for info on HASELETT family in Taylorville and St Elmo area in 1940s and earlier. Name has alternate spellings often used.

EKEN, MYERS, THOMPSON posted by David Starr on Monday, May 15, 2000

My great Uncle Raymond MYERS was born 1920 in Palmer Illinois Christian Co. Il. to Raymond James and Margaret Evelyn THOMPSON MYERS, I think their daughter Marjorie was born around there also in 1918, Margaret Thompson was born 1903 in Roodhouse Il. to William Thompson and Maude EKEN, anyone look familiar ?

ABBOTT, WELCH posted by Marge Abbott on Wednesday, May 17, 2000

Searching for Susan WELCH who married Thomas ABBOTT Aug.5,1855 Christian County.

BADMAN, HASELETT posted by Dana Pope on Sunday, May 21, 2000

HASELETT, BADMAN Christian CO. around mid 1930's. Looking for info on these names.

MILLER posted by Steve Miller on Tuesday, May 23, 2000

MILLER - amzi miller was born in ricks township, christian county in the early 1900's or late 1800's. he moved to jackson, tennesse where amzie miller was born.

DAVIS posted by Darwin D Davis on Monday, May 29, 2000

Looking for descendants of William P. DAVIS (1836-1909)and wife Hannah. They came to Christian Co. from Macon Co.after 1880, and are buried in Linwood cemetery, Pana May have a son John DAVIS in Prairieton twp also in 1900, with wife Frances and children. Looking for any living descendants of these DAVIS es.

HASLETT posted by Dan Haselett on Saturday, June 3, 2000

Looking for info on Kim, Eddie or Eva HASLETT, born in 1884 and 1886 in Christian County. Also looking for info on Berthel Haslett, born about the same time. Surname has various spellings, as well. Any help appreciated.

BLOME, GEBHART posted by Melanie on Saturday, June 3, 2000

Interested in GEBHART and BLOME family and anyone with information or a picture of the Mt. Zion School in Stonington.

BAKER, BERRY, JOHNSON, KLINEFELTER, STONE posted by Jean Gruber on Saturday, June 3, 2000

I am looking for any decendant of Richard and Matilda BAKER JOHNSON,Isabel BAKER BERRY and Thomas BERRY, or Mary BAKER STONE and Matthew STONE. We have the same ancestor Henry and Mary KLINEFELTER BAKER.

COFFMAN, FRALEY, WILEY posted by Bobbie White on Saturday, June 3, 2000

James COFFMAN came to Christian County with his family in 1851. His son William D COFFMAN married Lillian FRALEY, daughter of John Stephenson FRALEY and Sarah J WILEY, in 1881. Their son, Roy Dwight COFFMAN, was my Grandfather. I am interested in any information on the COFFMAN, FRALEY, or WILEY families.

DYER, HUTCHCRAFT posted by Diana McPeek on Saturday, June 3, 2000

I'm inquiring about these names:HUTCHCRAFT or DYER. I f you have any information please e-mail me at the listed address your replies will be greatly appreciated.

SAMMONS, TODD posted by Judy Traylor on Sunday, June 4, 2000

I would like info on Louis/Lewis SAMMONS b.Ky 1801/2 d.1882 in Pana IL. His wife was Margaret TODD.

BEESON, FULP, VOSS posted by Judy Brown on Wednesday, June 7, 2000

Researching Thomas E. VOSS and wife Sarah P. VOSS who had 4 children that I know of to date, William S., Rebecca I., Thomas W. Jr., and George W. The last two children were born in and unknown county in the 1850's-60's in Illinois. Thomas E. VOSS purchased land in 1870 in Christian County. They were natives of Stokes County, North Carolina. I would like to exchange research with any VOSS or German immigrant researcher. Robert BEESON, wife and child and Jane FULP are listed as living in the VOSS household on Census records.

DEATLEY posted by Scott De Atley on Thursday, June 15, 2000

I am seeking information on Great Grandfather Alva L. DEATLEY, born on 26 Nov. 1867, "near" Blue Mound. I would like to know his parents names and if he is related to Alfred H DeAtley, or Joseph A DEATLEY (Civil War Rosters for Illinois).

PETTY, RADFORD posted by Rebecca Freeman on Saturday, June 17, 2000

Trying to locate any information on James RADFORD married to Martha PETTY, they lived in Taylorsville from 1820 to at least 1846.

BIRCH, BURCH, HIGGINS posted by Chuck Campbell on Monday, June 19, 2000

George BIRCH (BURCH) b.1847 in Michigan married Merena HIGGINS b. 1850 in Ky. Married in Jan. 1871 in Christian Cnty, Il. Children were Nora, Edward, Henry, William, Herman, & Ella Mae. Gerorge was a blacksmith in the Edinburg area. Would like to find relatives to help build a family tree.

COCHRAN posted by Paula Van_Waus on Thursday, June 22, 2000

Looking for grave site of John Alexander COCHRAN, died 2/3/1866, buried Auburn twp. Christian Co. IL Need name of cemetery and directions.

BARTOW, CLARK, TOBERMAN, WALCHER posted by Laverl Hilyard on Thursday, June 22, 2000

I am looking for anyone researching these families. Joseph Gideon WALCHER that married Jemima TOBERMAN 13 Aug.1863 probably in Montgomery Co.IL. After he died in Mar. 1881, she married a Clark, does anyone know what his first name was? He had children by a previous marriage. I would like to hear about or from this family. Jemima Walcher CLARK is burried in Pana, IL.Where her daughter Belle and Pat BARTOW are burried. Do these names sound familiar to anyone?

STARK posted by Doloris Bullock on Sunday, June 25, 2000

Looking for my grandfather, Jesse STARK.wife was called Molly They lived in Pana,Ill. 1898 my father was born there. My fathers name was Elmer also possibly a second son William and 1 or 2 girls.


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