Christian County, Illinois

Posted Queries for June thru November 2005

KEMMERER, RIGG, WARD posted by Bill Ward on Saturday, June 18, 2005

Thomas Darrington WARD Jr. b. 1927 Alton, Madison Cty, IL. parents were Thomas Darington WARD Sr. b. 1900, married Mable KEMMERER from Taylorville, Christian Co, IL. Thomas D. Sr. father is Thomas Franklin WARD. Mable Kemmerer associated in some way to Lela RIGG, probably mother.

GEORGE, ROW posted by Julia M Montfort on Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Sarah GEORGE was born @1832. Had a brother John.She married Benjamin ROW and lived in Wilkinson County Mississippi until her death.Would like to know more about this family.

STARK posted by Robert Stark on Thursday, June 30, 2005

Iím trying find some information on my Great-Grandfather who was born in Christian County, Edinburg, Illinois in 1891. Iíve tried just about every resource I can find on the internet but can not find who his parents were. Can you possibly point me in a direction of help find him? His name was Charles Edwin STARK, b. 6 May 1891. D. ???? Decatur Illinois. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Been stuck on this for about 2 years now.

CLEVENGER posted by Judith Purcell on Thursday, June 30, 2005

Searching for information on Joseph Isom CLEVENGER and his brother James CLEVENGER who are listed together in the 1900 census of Christian County, Taylorsville. Joseph I was listed as Isam CLEVENGER b. May 1874 with wife Hattie and James Henry CLEVENGER was shown as b. Aug. 1878.

HAWKES posted by napthali john hawkes on Friday, July 8, 2005

my great grandfather Napthali HAWKES left England for the USA in 1906 aboard the ss Noordland. the last record we have for him is :- r2 po box 56 Taylorville Illinois he was last heard of in 1919. he was born in cheshire in 1868. can anyone help our trace, or perhaps you may be related. kindest regards

GREIDER, GRIDER, MERRIMAN, MERRYMAN, SCRIBNER posted by Lois Carmack on Tuesday, July 12, 2005

I am looking for anyone who may have info on John / Jonathan GRIDER / GREIDER b 1834, IL and Sarah MERRYMAN b @ 1837, Fayette Co. IL. 1860 census; Christian Co, IL:
Jonathan GRIDER 26 B. in IL
Living in Christian Co.
Location for census was Mt. Auburn P O
Household 1751/1745
He was listed as a brick worker
His Estate value was 300, 300
Sarah GRIDER 18 B. in IL
His wife was listed as a domestic
(Looks like this particular census taker listed all the wives as
domestics) The date of this census was 8/4/1860
1880 Census, Christian Co, IL (
John GRIDER Self M Male W 45 IL Farmer IL TN
Sarah GRIDER Wife M Female W 37 IL Keep House IL IL
Franklin GRIDER Son S Male W 14 IL Works On Farm PA IL
Charles GRIDER Son S Male W 12 IL At School PA IL
Etta GRIDER Dau S Female W 8 IL At School PA IL
James GRIDER Son S Male W 7 IL At School PA IL
Addie GRIDER Dau S Female W 5 IL PA IL
Mertie GRIDER Dau S Female W 4M IL PA IL
John's parents are John Andrew GRIDER b 1815, Adair Co, KY and Melinda SCRIBNER b 1813, Warren Co, KY. (md. in Bond Co, IL in 1833) According to Sarah's parents are believed to be John Morgan MERRYMAN / MERRIMAN and Margaret SCRIBNER md in Montgomery Co, IL in 1834. If this is Sarah, she had 3 brothers: Curtis U. MERRIMAN, Bryant Henderson MERRIMAN, and John A. MERRIMAN. I am wanting to confirm that Sarah MERRYMAN in this query could be my gg Aunt. Jonathan GRIDER and Sarah MERRYMAN were married in Shelby Co, IL Sept 22, 1858. Any and all help appreciated.

SIEVERS posted by Larry Sievers on Saturday, July 16, 2005

If anyone can please help me. I am 57 year old raised in House Springs, MO and my ggrandfather's Gottlieb SIEVERS brother Heinrich SIEVERS died in Randolph County, IL. in April, 1908 at Ruma, IL. I am looking for where to search for his notice of death and how to find these two brother's father. Can anyone please give me some ideas on where and how to search. Very Grateful,

TAYLOR posted by Bob Behnen on Sunday, August 7, 2005

TAYLOR Brothers killed/hung as horse thieves in Taylorville, IL in the 1860's? I am trying to track down a family legend that says three Taylor brothers were shot or hung after trying to steal some horses in Taylorville, IL. The time period would have been in the mid to late 1860's. Any way to track something like that down?

MILLER posted by Evelyn Buck on Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Lewis MILLER - B. 1802 VA, died after 1880. Searching for his death or burial. He appears on 1870 and 1880 census in Christian Co, Ill. He is listed as father-in-law with the Wm Kline family. Info appreciated.

MILAN posted by Lenka Tallman on Tuesday, August 16, 2005

MILAN, Gregory G. Price posted a query in 2004 referring to Joseph MILAN born to Gregory MILAN. I am trying to find Thomas MILAN born in IL to Gregory (mother listed as Margaret). I see Gregory, Margaret with Joseph and family in 1870 census. Thomas was born about 1873. His sister Susie was born in Nebraska in 1874. I'm trying to decide if they are all related since this is the only Gregory I can find in IL. If anyone has a clue, please write. Thank you.

DEXHEIMER, LONG posted by Dawn (Long) Hines on Saturday, October 8, 2005

Looking for information about the DEXHEIMER family of Stonington 1880-1930 or later. John F DEXHEIMER who married Gertrude LONG and had Children: Gertrude P. b. 1910; Ethel T. b. 1914; Walter W. b. 1918; Helen D. b. 1922; Mildred E. b. 1925; Eudora E. b. 1928. Any information would be most appreciated.

BURKE, GORMAN, HORNUNG, MOLOHON, NOLAN posted by Maureen Kapp on Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Looking for information on Sarah BURKE born 6/24/1836 in County Clare Ireland. Married John GORMAN born 6/15/1835 in County Tipperary Ireland. Came to U.S. between 1850 et 1860 {have not verified this}. Married in Sangamon County 9/23/1860 and lived southeast of Pawnee on Christian Co/Sangamon Co line. Children Katie b 10/27/1862,married Frank HORNUNG. Mary b 2/18/1864 married James NOLAN et died 6/4/1928. Ellen b 2/10/1866 never married died 10/4/1936. John b 10/17/1868 married Anna MOLOHON et died 5/8/1925. Timothy b 9/1/1870 died 12/25/1950. James born 4/22/1873 never married et died 1/29/1907. Margaret b 2/28/1875 married Peter NOLAN et died 1/1/1951. Matthew b 4/24/1877 et died 7/14/1891 had disability from birth. Any information would be appreciated. Would like especially to know if Sarah had siblings and their names and if her parents came to U.S.

HUDSON posted by Judy Clements on Monday, October 31, 2005

Anyone interested in the HUDSON Tree line, contact me as I have did most every generation. Have original family Bible. etc.

ARMSTRONG, BROWN, NEAL, VIRDEN posted by Phil Stewart on Thursday, November 3, 2005

Seeing information on the families of William BROWN, born in Kentucky in 1847 and Nancy VIRDEN, born in Illinois around 1851. William and Nancy were married in Christian County, Illinois and later moved to Worth County, Missouri (around 1875). Nancy's mother was named Elizabeth, and later married a man named ARMSTRONG while still in Illinois. He also died and she married a man by the last name of NEAL, but this marriage may have occured in Missouri.

DECKER, LEWIS posted by Marjorie Kill on Monday, November 7, 2005

Looking for any information on the parents and family of Solomon DECKER born in Christian County 25 June 1828. Solomon married Isabella LEWIS 5 Aug 1852 in Pike County, Illinois and died 7 May 1903 in Riley City, Riley County, Kansas

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