Descendants of Hugh Miles ENOS
submitted by Jim Enos
A “First Family” of Macoupin County IL
Hugh Miles Enos (1827-1906) was one of the pioneers of Macoupin Cnty IL arriving there sometime about 1850 after a reported trip to the gold fields of California. In 1856 he married an English lass, Mary White in Macoupin and settled there. His homesite and little community once appeared on the maps as Enos Station, Bird Twp.
Their children were: (all Enos, all born Enos Station, Bird Twp)
John J. b. 1857 mar. and children unkThomas William b. 1859 mar. Eliz. Waters, three children; Victor, Fern and Ralph
Sarah A. b. 1861 mar. Lewis Waters, children unk
James E. b. 1862 d. 1829 mar. and children unk
Hugh Miles Jr. b. 1865 mar. Laura Mcginnis three children Leon, Melvin and Lillian
Elvira L. b. 1868 mar and children unk
Edmund b. 1869 died about 10 mo old
Amelia M. b. 1872 m. Bottomly(?) children and dod unk
If you have other information on this family or are descended from them I would enjoy sharing with you.
Kona HIThis school map shows Enos marked in Bird Township. In 2009, there is enough "feeling of the land" when you go to the area of the former Enos that "this is where Enos was."
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