Christian County, Illinois

Posted Queries for June 2007 thru May 2008



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BISHOP, NUTT, OSBORN posted by Ellen Parsons on Friday, June 15, 2007

I am searching for info on the NUTTs and BISHOPs of Christian CO, IL. Joseph NUTT b. 1836 Ireland, d. 16 Aug. 1908, Taylorville, m. Anna Eliza BISHOP, dau. of Hyde BISHOP and Harriet Plebe OSBORN, b. 1 May 1834, Lima, NY and d. 29 Dec. 1902, Taylorville. Their children were: Hattie, Anna Sophia, Evva, Joseph Hyde, Lowry Scott, Emma Violet, and Harold Isaac.

BAKER, BARKER, COCHRAN posted by Paula VanWaus on Monday, July 9, 2007

I am looking for information on Peter BAKER and Mary Jane COCHRAN BARKER (note spelling difference, They were married in Christian County on November 6, 1863. Did they have children? Mary Jane Cochran was the daughter of John Alexander Cochran who died in Auburn. Thanks!

CLEMENTS, GRANGE, RIDDLE posted by Donna Wolfe on Sunday, July 22, 2007

I am looking for any know relative of my Grandfather Benjamin H. RIDDLE born October 1889. His mothers name was Mary, fathers name unknown. I know he had cousin in the area of Taylorville and Edinberg. He married Amelia GRANGE somewhere around 1914.We may also have some relatives with the last name of CLEMENTS from Tovey or Sharpsburg.

FELTENBERGER posted by Cathy Huston on Monday, August 27, 2007

I am searching for any information on a Herbert D FELTENBERGER, who I believe died in Taylorville, Christian County Illinois in October of 1921. Would appreciate any information about this gentleman. Thanks for any info.

GEORGE, JERNIGAN posted by Cheryl C. Huff on Saturday, September 1, 2007

I have where a Sarah Jane GEORGE married William C. JERNIGAN in Christian County in 1869 and I would like to know the names of her parents. Can anyone help here? Thank you.

KING, MCDANIEL, MUNDHENKE posted by Sherry Mazzetti on Sunday, September 16, 2007

Would like to know where August and Sarah Jane (KING) MUNDHENKE are buried. August died in 1924 in Morrisonville. Believe that Sarah died earlier. Would also like information on their descendants. I have only a list of children's names. Note that Sarah is my "cousin" through her parents William Buckley KING and Martha Ann MCDANIEL.

CRAIG, WILL posted by Laurie Dreyer on Monday, September 24, 2007

Trying to find information on my great grand parents in Bear Creek, Christian County, Illinois. John and Rebecca (CRAIG) WILL. He was a farmer. They had twin sons on May 1, 1878, Francis Henry and Charles Edward Will. Francis aka Frank Will was my grandfather. Other children were: John Frank - 1873, Alice and Cozy.

CRAIG, WILL posted by Laurie Dreyer on Wednesday, October 24, 2007

I am looking for John WILL or Rebecca WILL (CRAIG). They are parents of my paternal Grandfather, Francis (Frank)Henry WILL born May 1, 1878. His twin was Charles Edward WILL. The family lived in Bear Creek, Christian County, Illinois. They may have been Amish or Mennonite but I can't confirm that. Only that my grandfather said he was Pennsylvania Dutch.

ELLIS, LAW posted by gary ellis on Sunday, November 4, 2007

wanting info on james ELLIS b-1852, marr minnie LAW in Christian county? had child Irving ELLIS b-9/22/1883 in Christian county.

JOHNSTON, OATS, OLLER, SHIVERS posted by Cay Spicocchi on Monday, November 5, 2007

I am looking for information on my g-g-grandparents. John SHIVERS, b1803 Va, d-1865 Christian Co., Ill. His wife, Margaret OATS SHIVERS,b-1813 Va., d-1882 Christina Co., Ill. Alexander JOHNSTON, b- 1810 Ireland, d-1872, Johnson twp, Christian Co., Ill. His wife, Susan OLLER JOHNSTON, b-1819 Ireland, d-1878 Johnson Twp, Christian Co, Ill.

RIDGE, WHITE posted by Dee Madden on Thursday, November 22, 2007

Looking for information on C.L. WHITE, born 1847 in TN, married Sarah RIDGE in about 1873. They had one daughter, Mary E. WHITE about 1874. CL and Sarah divorced. Looking for any info on their daughter Mary E. WHITE. Sarah RIDGE was the daughter of James and Sarah RIDGE, prosperous farmers in Assumption, Christian Co, Ill.

BERRY, FLEMING, JACKSON posted by Mary Ann Fleming Frazier on Thursday, January 24, 2008

i am looking for information on james albert FLEMING. he was my grandfather. he has a sister names alice berry wife of john BERRY, a brother named john fleming. he was killed on the streets of taylorville, ilinois in july of 1948 by a man name bob long. i will accept anything i can get. he was married to a beatrice huddleston who passed away.( unknown date) children was ethel JACKSON, daniels.homer fleming and rev. samual fleming.

RYAN posted by Laura Schuck on Tuesday, February 5, 2008

I am looking for information on John RYAN, born 1837 in Irelnad. Married to Mary ? about 1860 in Illinois. They lived in Assumption for many years.

MATON posted by Jeanne Morrison on Monday, March 3, 2008

I am looking for information on an Arthur MATON and a Marseilles Maton. Also a Frank and Marilyn Maton. I believe the they may have been related to Louisa and Aimable Maton that lived in Pana. Also possibly a Felicien Maton. Any information would be helpful.

BOBIT, RUSH posted by Marjorie Wilson on Sunday, May 18, 2008

I am trying to find out when my gr gr grandfather died and where he is buried. It is there in Christian Co. between 1870 and 1880 His name is Eli RUSH. His wife was Jane BOBIT. he was born abt 1797 in Pa. I would really like to obtain a copy of a death record if that is at all possible. The family did live in Oweneco as well as in Sangamon Co.


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