Old Settlers' Memorial Roll, Macoupin County IL Enquirer August 2, 1897, transcription copyrighted 2000-2010 Kenneth R. Doty, Jr






transcribed and donated by Kenneth R. Doty, Jr


Macoupin County Enquirer August 2, 1897
Old Settlers' Memorial Roll
The following is the obituary roll as read by the secretary

(The list was presented by the secretary of an Old Settlers' Reunion held the middle of August every year for some years.)

(Note: This list was in chronological order in the old newspaper. Here, we have put the names in alphabetical order.)



ANDREWS, John, born in 1815, died June 10, 1897, aged 82 years
BELL, Mrs. Martha A., died Jan. 18, 1897, aged 86 years
BIELBY, Mrs. THOS., died Feb. 8, 1897, aged 76 years
BLEVINS, S. A., died April 5, 1897, aged 83 years
BOYD, Uncle Moses, died March 18, 1897, aged 76 years
BROWN, Michael, born 1810, died Oct. 29, 1896, aged 86 years
BROWN, Wm. J., born 1825, died April 21, 1897, aged 72 years
BURNS, Mrs. Thomas, born 1818, died Aug. 19, 1896, aged 78 years
CAMERON, Mrs. Nancy T., born 1824, died April 4, 1897, aged 73 years
CAMP WATTS, Issac, born 1835, died July 14, 1897, aged 62 years
CARROLL, Phillip died Dec.14, 1896, aged 66 years
CARTER, A. S., died March 9, 1897, aged 56 years
CHALLACOMBE, N., died Nov. 3, 1896, aged 72 years
CHAMBERLAIN, Perry, died Nov. 29, 1896, aged 76 years
CHANDLER, John P., born 1830, died Oct 15, 1896, aged 66 years
CHASE SPAULDING, Mrs. Emily, born 1808, died July 7, 1897, aged 88 years
CRAMER, David, born 1832, died Nov. 14, 1896, aged 64 years
CRANDALL, Robert H., born in 1819, died May 17, 1897, aged 77 years
DAWSON, Mrs. Wm., died Feb. 3, 1897, aged 84 years
DAWSON, Sarah Ann, born in 1813, died Feb. 3, 1897, aged 84 years
DIER, Thomas, died June 4, 1897, aged 67 years
DIKE, Frank, died April 16, 1897, aged 69 years
DILLARD, Matthew H., died July 4, 1897, aged 51 years
DIMOND, Dr., born April 26, 1819, died Nov. 22, 1896, aged 77 years
DRAKE, Elizabeth, born Nov. 11, 1822, died Oct. 7, 1896, aged 73 years, 10 months and 26 days
DRIPPS, Thos., died April 16, 1897, aged 69 years
DUCKELS, Mrs. Elizabeth, died March 29, 1897, aged 71 years
DUNCAN, Geo. W., born Feb. 21, 1834, died Aug. 28, 1986, aged 62 years, 6 months and 7 days.
EMERSON, Elizabeth H., born 1822, died Sept. 1, 1896, aged 74 years
FEENEY, James, Sr., died March 17, 1897, aged 66 years
FUNDERBURK, James, died Nov. 9, 1896, aged 65 years
GRAY, Elijah, born 1857, died Oct. 1896, aged about 40 years
HAGLER, James G., died July 23, 1897, aged 76 years
HALL, Grandmother, died Oct. 9, 1896, aged 99 years
HARLAN, Mrs. Sarah, died July 12, 1897, aged 72 years
HARRIS, Uncle Tommy, died Dec. 12, 1896, aged 92 years
HOGGE, Michael, died March 29, 1897, aged 79 years
HOPPER, Mrs. Lucinda, died Feb. 26, 1897, aged 80 years
ISAAACS, Abraham, born 1810, died Jan. 29, 1897, aged 87 years
JOHNSON, Grandma Sarah, died March 3, 1897, aged 83 years
JORDAN, Henry, died July 31, 1897, aged 76 years
KELLY, John, born 1832, died Dec. 3, 1896, aged 64 years
LEWIS, Mary E., born Oct. 12, 1821, died Dec. 25, 1896
LOVE, Wm., born 1834, died Oct. 3, 1896, aged 62 years
MANGAN, Mrs. Richard, died Feb. 17, 1897, aged 70 years
MCCARROLL, Robert, born 1820, died June 17, 1897 aged 77 years
MCCLUSKY, R. A., died March 4, 1897, aged 78 years
MCCORMACK, Grandma, died Feb. 6, 1897, aged 87 years
MCDANIEL, Wm., died March 31, 1897, aged 69 years
MCGILL, Harrison, died Aug. 3, 1897, aged 69 years
NEELEY, Archer, died Oct. 10, 1896, aged 68 years
NIEMANN, John, died Sept. 9, 1896, aged 80 years
PALMER, Mrs. Sarah, died Feb. 4, 1897, aged 77 years
PALMER, Solomon W., born 1823, died Sept. 2, 1896, aged 68 years
PHILLIPS, Mrs. Warren, born 1812, died Oct. 21, 1896, aged 84 years
PITMAN, William, died June 11, 1897, aged 80 years
PLAIN, Mary A. J., born in 1832, died Oct. 14, 1896, aged 64 years
REYNOLDS, Mrs. Clarissa, born 1815, died March 21, 1897, aged 82 years
REYNOLDS, Mrs. Clarissa, born 1815, died March 21,1897, aged 82 years
RICHARDSON, C. T., born May 8, 1825, died Jan. 23, 1897, aged 71 years, 8 months and 15 days
RIDGLEY, Robert, died April 22, 1897, aged 89 years
ROBINSON, Mrs. Presley, died Aug. 4, 1897, aged 76 years
ROGGE, Michael, died March 29, 1897, aged 79 years
RUENHOLL, J. H., died June 19, 1897, aged 66 years
RUYLE, Mrs. Mary E., born Jan 1, 1832, died Dec. 26, 1896, aged 64 years, 11 months and 26 days
SMITH, Mrs. Sarah I., born 1823, died Feb. 27, 1897, aged 74 years
SNIDER, W. N., born 1825, died Sept. 15, 1896, aged 71 years
SPENCER, Dr. Elias L., born 1833, died Nov 29, 1896, aged 63 years
STARKIE, Mrs. Eveline, born 1849, died July 14, 1897, aged 47 years
UPTON, Elizabeth C., born June 24, 1838, died Nov. 11, 1896
UPTON, Mrs. Charles, died Nov. 10, 1986, aged 60 years
VANIMAN, David, died May 12, 1897, aged 70 years
WALDRON, Elias, born July 14, 1828, died Aug. 26, 1896, aged 68 years
WARD, George, born 1845, died March 27, 1897, aged 51 years
WARD, George, born in 1845, died March 27, 1897, aged 51 years
WATERMEIER, Henry, died March 7, 1897, aged 62 years
WEISS, Ernst, born Nov. 2, 1837, died Sept. 5, 1896, aged 58 years, 10 months and 8 days
WESTROPE, James L., born Nov. 10, 1808, died Aug. 21, 1896, aged 87 years, 9 months and 12days
WHEELER, Mrs. Colombus, died Nov. 3, 1896
WHITEHOUSE, Mrs., died March 26, 1897, aged 74 years
WHITTIER, M. B., died Sept. 4, 1896, aged 75 years
WOOD, Mrs. David B., died July 25, 1897, aged 70 years,
YANCY, A. N., born March 24, 1844, died (no date)


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