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RICE posted by D. Rice on Saturday, August 1, 1998

My Great Grandfather died in Macoupin co. His name was Thomas Gilbert Earl Rice and his wife was Nancy Nouella Chauncey and they were married in Wolflake Ill. I am trying to go back further than him on my lineage. Doran Rice 602-516-0069

KELLY, STOKES, SULLIVAN posted by Joy Mattli on Friday, August 7, 1998

John KELLY, son of Thomas & Ann Kelly was born in Carlingstown,West Meath, Ireland Dec. 20, 1832 and died at his home west of Plainview, Macoupin County on Dec. 3, 1896. would like to share info with descendants of this family. His sisters; Rose married Patrick SULLIVAN; Catherine married Dennis KELLY and Mary married John STOKES. John and Mary Stokes are buried beside Ann Kelly in Old Calvary Cemetery; Carlinville. Thanks for any and all responses. Joy Mattli e-mail to JMattli@aol.com

LAND, TODD posted by Otto K. Land on Friday, August 7, 1998

Researching the LAND, TODD families during the period 1860 through 1875 in Bunker Hill, Macoupin County Illinois. John Edward and Lucy Jane LAND came from Swarkestone, Derbyshire England in 1849. Settled in Washington County Missouri and moved to Bunker Hill. Their grandson John Edward LAND is buried in the Bunker Hill Cemetery. Robert LAND (son of John) and Louisa Jane BARTLETT daughter of William and Sarah LEADBETTER were married in Carlinville on 4/11/1861. In 1870 Census Lucy was listed as living with her daughter Ann TODD. Help in locating the burial site of John and Lucy would be most appreciated.

posted by Wanda J Thompson on Saturday, August 8, 1998

I am researching the surname ENGLAND. My earliest ENGLANDS are three brothers; 1. John b ca 1765 VA; 2. Joseph b ca 1766 VA; and 3. James 1. John England married Vesta Zipporah Choate. I have only three children listed to them, I'm sure they're more. Ch: Titus; Vesta b 1 Nov 1783 Montgomery Co, VA; and Joseph b 15 Jun 1791,VA. 2. Joseph b ca 1766 Va d Aapr 1844 Marion Co,IL.He had more than one wife. Some say one of his wives was Nancy Burnley, another Phoebe Jones Stewart. Joseph migrated from VA to Morgan Co, Tn ca 1800 and was there until 1830. He then moved to Ill, first to Morgan Co, then Macoupin in 1831. I have his children listed as: A. Thomas b 23 Mar 1821 TN, d 22 Mar 1895 Green Co, IL m Susannah Jones 24 Mar 1841 Morgan Co, IL. B. John b 28 Apr 1790 VA, d 28 Oct 1855 Macoupon Co, IL C. Samuel Sebird b 17 Oct 1802 Knox Co,Tn; d 2 Feb 1881 Macoupin Co, IL D. Sarha b 11 Sep 1807 TN; d 28 Jul 1884 Marion Co, IL m William Wilkins ca 1828 Marion Co, IL 3. James England Sr married Lydia ?. Ch; a. Titus b. James Jr c. Thomas d. Joseph e. John f. Mary g. Nancy h. Jane i. Augustine j. Taylor These last two may not have been children: I am a decendant of John and Vesta Zipporah Choate England and would like to correspond with anyone researching these Englands Wanda J Thompson

ARNETT, ATTERBURY, PEEBLES, WIGGINS posted by Reni Wiggins on Saturday, August 8, 1998

These line that I am fellowing came to Macoupin,Co. Illinois in the 1800's, I have a ot of information on them. I have uncoverd a new part of the WIGGINS family and need help. Am looking for more on a WILLIAM J. WIGGINS-b-abt. 1827 in Carlinville,Macoupin,Illinois. Am willing to share anyhting that I have.

ENGELHARDT posted by Richard Engelhardt on Monday, August 10, 1998

Looking for information regarding the ENGELHARDT family. Children William H. ENGELHARDT and Charles ENGELHARDT along with several other siblings were born in Macoupin County area in 1970's. Parents born in Germany and came to Macoupin County from Alsace-Lorraine. Some of the children later moved to Southeast Missouri and St Louis area.

BINNEY, HOSKINS, JONES, LAWRENCE, MCMILLAN, PRUITT, RHODENHOUSE posted by Jan Beaty on Wednesday, August 12, 1998

Am doing research in Macoupin Co. for the above listed familes. All have family connections with the Rev. William Jones, born in Va. in 1771, relocating to Illinois in 1806. Binneys out of England.

BOGGESS, BYER, DEW, RISTON, WILLS, WRISTEN, WRISTON posted by Cecil Wristen on Sunday, August 16, 1998

I am researching Thomas Wristen and his wife Hannah Boggess, his children John, Mary, Sarah, William, Louisa, Albert, Milton, and Martha and their Spouses. His father-in-law and brother-in-law Henry Boggess Sr. and Henry Boggess Jr. are listed in the Macoupin 1840 census along with a Thomas Wristen. They moved to Macoupin Co., Il in 1833.

CARLIN, THOMPSON posted by Roger Thompson on Sunday, August 16, 1998

I am looking for information on LAWELLIN FRANKLIN THOMPSON, b 1811-1823 Ohio. Have seen him listed as Lawalter F. Thompson in 1850 Census between McCoupin and Apple Creek. He appears in the 1860 Census of Greene Cty,IL married to GILLIAN ANN CARLIN(?),b 1832-1836 KY. He may have been married previously to Loucinda ?. Any information will be appreciated. RT

HOWELL, ONEAL posted by Kathy Oneal on Sunday, August 16, 1998

I am looking for an ONEAL/ONEILL/ETC. He was in the 1840 cenus MACOUPIN CO.ILL. any will be appreciated Kathy ONeal

PIERCE, SHORE posted by Larry Moore on Sunday, August 16, 1998

ANY INFO. ON MINNIE PIERCE DIED 1910 IN CARLINVILLE. MAY BE RELATED TO NETTIE SHORE.

BELLOVICH, CAR, CARR, MARKEY, MEJASKI, SALOVICH posted by Robert McAlear on Sunday, August 16, 1998

Lovre MEJASKI marr Barbara BELLOVICH in Croatia. Three known children: (1) John MEJASKI to US 1896 settled Bond Co IL. Changed name to MARKEY. (2) Magdalena MEJASKI born 10 Mar 1887. Marr Ivan CAR (John CARR) in Croatia. To US ca.1913. Died Pittsburgh PA 1942. (3) Katarina MEJASKI born 17 Apr 1889 in Croatia. Arr US 1907. Marr Pete SALOVICH. Died Mt Olive, IL 1971. Children's father, Lovro MEJASKI resided in Mt Olive, IL 1907. Returned to Croatia.

CAMP, DRENNAN posted by Patricia Dixon on Sunday, August 16, 1998

I am lookin for info on any DRENNAN'S in Macoupin co. I am specifically searching for ancestors of Riley DRENNAN and Sarah (CAMP) DRENNAN, who lived here from 1816 to 1860 then moved to CA. They had the first two children buried in this county I am told, and also had many sons, Tom DRENNAN, Frank DRENNAN, and Cal DRENNAN who I decend from. It is said that he was Justice of the Peace in the 1820's. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

COLLIER, COLYER posted by Jackie Niemeyer on Sunday, August 16, 1998

Looking for children of an Elijah COLYER who died in Macoupin Co., IL around 1840's. He has a probate file at courthouse. Was his daughter a Charlotte COLLIER b. 1810 KY? Also would like to get a copy of the file at the courthouse. It is Box 27 and an entry in Order book 2 page 344 if Charlotte is his daughter.

HEID, HUNSINGER, REUTER posted by Doug Mitchell on Sunday, August 16, 1998

How can I locate back issues of the Macoupin County Examiner? I am interested in obituaries from the 1870s and 1880s Thanks in advance, doug mitchell

HENDERSON posted by John M. Henderson on Sunday, August 16, 1998

Seeking idenity of these individuals which appeared in the Macoupin Co, Birth Index 1 Earliest Births thru 1881: (1) Edward Henderson Jr & Mariah, male 1882 1, 305 (2) Francis Henderson & Mattie, Francis, 1879 1, 119 Seeking identity of either parents or children!!

BERRIMAN posted by John Berriman on Sunday, August 16, 1998

Looking for information on "Job Berriman" Virden,Illinois 1875 to 1935

BULLARD, SHRIVER, SMITH posted by Sandra ferguson on Sunday, August 16, 1998

My families, the Smiths and Bullards, lived along the Ohio River in the late 1800s, in Middleport Ohio and Wheeling Wv. I have Alice Smith Bullards photo album, and in it are many photographs of people taken in the ohoto studio of George W. Dillon, Virden, Ill. I'm sure these are family members, and would like to figure out the relationships. Is anyone researching the names Smith( James Joseph) or Bullard?

BULLARD, SMITH posted by Sandra ferguson on Sunday, August 16, 1998

I have the photo album of my greatgrandmother Alice Smith Bullard (1852-1903) and it has many photos of people taken by a photographer named George W. Dillon, of Virden, Ill. I'n sure these are relatives, but of Alice or her husband, R. J. Bullard I dont know. Alice was from Belmont County Ohio and R J was from Wheeling, WV. They lived also in Middleport and Pomero, Ohio.. any Ill "cousins" out there?

DAVIS posted by Alice Clay Benedict on Sunday, August 16, 1998

Looking for information on ELIZA DAVIS white female born abt 1847 possibley Macoupin Co. Il. View picture of Eliza on my web site http:www.volusianet.net/elizadavis/

SMITH, TAYLOR posted by Diana Rawlins on Tuesday, August 18, 1998

Need info on Alonzo P. TAYLOR m. 27 March 1890, Macoupin Co., Ill. to Mollie SMITH, da. of Capt. F. A. SMITH of Chillicothe, Mo. They married at the home of A. J. LORTON near Virden Diana Rawlins

CONLEY, SMITH posted by Don Conley on Wednesday, August 19, 1998

Sarah Elizabeth SMITH, b: 29 Aug 1854, m: Charles Montgomery CONLEY, 23 Dec 1876. She died, 15 Nov 1887, maybe in Doe Run, St Francois Co., MO. Any info on her family, I think her father is Herod, and her Mother is Aholla.?

BINNEY, HOSKINS, JONES, LAWRENCE, MCMILLAN, PRUITT, RHODENHOUSE posted by Debbi Geer on Monday, August 24, 1998

Am related to the Pruitt family who is associated with the Rev. William Jones family. However rather than settling in Macoupin County Illinois, the families settled in Madison County Illinois. Most remained in Madison County but some went to Greene County which was split into Greene and Jersey Counties Illinois. Which part of the family are you interested in?

DUNCAN, FARRAR posted by M. K. Duncan on Wednesday, August 26, 1998

My husband's gggrandfather was William DUNCAN b. ca. 1822 in NC. He married Sarah Elizabeth FARRAR August 23, 1847 in Macoupin Co. IL. (I believe that Sarah Elizabeth was the daughter of Green W. Farrar and his wife, Luisa, also from Macoupin Co.) From what I have learned, the families lived in the town of Clyde IL which is now Hornsby. William and Sarah were the parents of Wesley, Wlliam, James Newton, Louise and Loretta. James Newton DUNCAN was b. Dec 21, 1861, married Aug 1 1883 Mary Ursula GANEY, daughter of Michael GANEY and Catherine GUINEY in Montgomery Co. IL. I have quite a bit of information on William forward - except for the date of his death and where he died - and would gladly share with anyone who is interested. Can anyone help me find where William was born - or died - and who his parents/siblings were? Thanks for any help you can give me. God bless, Marilyn Duncan

posted by Dianne Minney-Gammill on Saturday, August 29, 1998

I would like any information on Isaac COOPER found in 1840 census for Macoupin county, IL. I am also researching HARLAN's.

SPARKS, WRIGHT posted by Walter West on Sunday, August 30, 1998

Henry Arron WRIGHT married Mary Amanda SPARKS who was born May 29, 1859 in Medora, Macoupin Co., IL.Any information on this couple would be greatly appreciated.

GIRARD posted by Maureen Girard on Tuesday, September 1, 1998

My husband's GIRARD ancestors were in Keokuk IA during the last quarter of the 1800s, and we wonder if they might have been in or near the town of Girard, Macoupin County, Illinois prior to that. I would appreciate any information regarding the town's history or its naming.

DAVIS, HODGES posted by Glenn Wagers on Friday, September 4, 1998

Researching Theodorus Davis b. abt 1775, he moved to Macoupin Co abt 1827, moved to Iowa abt 1836; lived in Van Buren Co., Iowa in 1840 census; lived in Davis Co., Iowa in 1850 with his son; I am descended from his son Beden (Belden) Davis md. Mary Hodges 26 June 1829 in Macoupin Co., IL; looking for spouse, ancestors and other decendants of Theodorus Davis. Researching Seth Hodges d. abt 1841, fell down well and broke his leg, md. 1st Elizabeth Thrasher d. abt 1813, md. 2nd a Jefferson; Seth was one of the first (if not the first) white men to settle in present Macoupin Co., IL; his daughter Mary Hodges md. Beden Davis 26 June 1829 in Macoupin Co., IL; Mary and Beden had Seth Davis (my ancestor) b. 4 Mar 1832 in Macoupin Co., IL md. Rachel Ann Gorby in Iowa. Beden and Mary moved to Iowa in 1836. Seth Hodges may be the son of Joseph Hodges, a Revolutionary War soldier. Looking for information on ancestors of Seth Hodges and his wives, and on other descendants of Seth.

HOUCHENS posted by Richard Houchens on Friday, September 25, 1998

Great grandson of Bruce T. Houchens, son of James Houchens in 1850 census in Macoupin County, Illinois. Would like to contact others from this family. Bruce T. Houchens was in 2nd Cavalry Illinois, but was listed with spelling Houchins.

FLETCHER posted by Brien Fletcher on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Searching for CORY FLETCHER came to Illinois in 1875 (from?) also his son-HARRY "DILLARD" FLETCHER b 1883 or 1884 in or around Nilwood, Macoupin co. CORY probably a farm laborer

BARHAM posted by Cristy Barham on Sunday, September 27, 1998

We are researching the family line of George W. BARHAM (1904-1965). Anyone who can help, we would appreciate it!!!

BRUCE, REDMAN posted by Karen Bruce on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Looking for any information on George M. BRUCE and Nancy REDMAN. They were married in Macoupin county July 30, 1857. They later moved to Decatur and their son William was born there in 1860. Karen

CLAY, DAVIS posted by Alice Clay Benedict on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Looking for parents and siblings of ELIZA DAVIS CLAY, who was born in IL (county unknow). Married Isaac W. CLAY of PA. Had 4 children William W., Harry Edward, Violet Louise (Lucy), Walter W. Lived IL>PA>MD>? Disappeared around 1880. Help please view web site with picture and info.

BRIDGES, CRAYS, EDWARDS, MOORE posted by Robert Moore on Sunday, September 27, 1998

I am looking for information on the following surnames who were in Macoupin County: 1. MOORE 2. EDWARDS 3. BRIDGES 4. CRAYS

WOOD posted by Jack Wood on Sunday, September 27, 1998

I am very interested in finding a connection to John T. (Tillman) WOOD, married to Susannah GREGG, and listed in the 1850 census of Macoupin Co. John Tillman is the son of James E. WOOD and the grandson of Samuel WOOD of Washington Co., TN. I am trying to establish the relationship between these Wood family members and those of Knox, Roane, Henderson and Decatur counties in Tennessee, if any exists.

GIRARD posted by Maureen Girard on Sunday, September 27, 1998

We have discovered that my husband's GIRARD ancestors were in Keokuk IA during the last part of the 1800s, and now we're wondering if the family might have had roots in western Illinois, especially around the town of Girard. I'd appreciate any information about this town or its origins. Thanks!

BANJAVCIC, MEJASKI posted by Robert McAlear on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Any info on BANJAVCIC family that settled in Macoupin Co ca.1900. Related families: MEJASKI, SPUDICH, BELLOVICH.

HOEHN posted by Timothy Hoehn-Boydston on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Looking for any information on the Hoehn familes of the 1850s to 1900s time period.They came to the St Louis MO area in 1842 from Germany. Had very large extended family in Macoupin and Madison co. Some moved to Davenport IA. and many on to CA.Spellings did vary Hohn,Hoehn,Hoen all same family.I have some info on a few different branches.

GOODRICH, HUMPHREYS posted by Richard L. Gilberg on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Looking for information on: George and Julia GOODRICH who lived in or near Virden circa 1860 to 1890. Charles and Julia Goodrich HUMPHREYS who also lived in or neear Virden circa 1866 to 1900. Harriet HUMPHREYS, daughter of Charles and Julia b. July 10, 1874 in Virden, and married a Walter ANDERSON.

COLE, MCKINLEY, MILLER posted by Eunice Goetz on Sunday, September 27, 1998

After they were married in 1822 in Daviess Co IN, we think Alexander and Lavina MCKINLEY MILLER moved to IL by 1824 where their first child Mary was born. Two more daughters (names unknown) were born to Alexander and Lavina probably in Madison Co or Macoupin Co. Alexander and Lavina’s first son, Alexander W, was born in 1832 or 1933 in Macoupin Co IL. The fifth child, Charles Chapman, was born in Macoupin Co IL in 1834. The sixth child, Elizabeth, was b four years later in 1838 just north of the Macoupin Co border in Alton, Madison Co, IL.Soon after this Alexander & Lavina moved to WI for a short time and then to Jackson Co IA where Lavina d in Bellevue on 14 Feb 1871. Lost track of Alexander Sr. somewhere between IL and IA. Edward MCKINLEY, Lavina's father, shows up in Macoupin Co IL in 1830 census as head of household but he d in Jo Daviess Co IL 22 Aug 1845. Edward's younger children were b IL, James C.MCKINLEY b in 1826 and m. Caroline COLE who was b in IL and they were probably m in IL 2 Jan 1844. Edward M.Jr b 1831 in IL-all probably Macoupin Co. Any information about the McKINLEY & MILLER families in Macoupin Co appreciated-especially re: Alexander. Thank you. Eunice

DAVIS posted by Alice Clay Benedict on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Does any one have any information on the EDWARD H. DAVIS family of Macoupin Co? I am interested in finding them on an 1870 or 1880 census to see if their daughter Eliza is still living with them. Family was Edward H., Jane, David, Charles, Eliza, Ablert, Celeste, Walter and Rebecca. Eliza may be Frances Eliza. View picture and info at my web page.

ELLEDGE, MITCHELL posted by Larry Moore on Sunday, September 27, 1998

MITCHELL brothers involved in lynching of man in Carlinville 1890- 1910??

RICHARDSON, TATE, WHALEN posted by Penny Whalen on Sunday, September 27, 1998

My name is Penny Whalen. Today is September 19, 1998. I am working on our family tree and am looking for information on Lorenzo Dow RICHARDSON dob 7/24/1849 died 3/28/1927 in Virden, Illinois. Also John S. TATE dob 3/4/1810 born in Tennesse died 10/30/1868.

PROCTOR posted by Pat Robinson on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Looking for information on Joseph Henry PROCTOR, who is supposed to have died in Macoupin County 17 November 1902 and his son, George Powell PROCTOR who was suppose to have married Maria BROWN in Macoupin County 21 November 1878.

STAMPER posted by Virginia Roberts on Sunday, September 27, 1998

Searching for any info on family of Gideon STAMPER d 1902 buried Cherry Cemetery Macoupin Co. Also his brother Asa Martin STAMPER b 1836 D 15 July 1916 and wife Amanda DAVIDSON b 1840 d 1931, both buried Cherry Cem. Asa was Baptist preacher, they had another brother James C. who was Baptist preacher who died 11 June 1926 in Shelby co. Their parents Dillard and Margaret Ross STAMPER.

CLONCH, YOUNG posted by Marianne Young on Sunday, October 4, 1998

Trying to learn more about our elusive ancestor....John George Young, I have an old clipping that states he worked at the "ARGUS" married Sarah Clonch on 29 Nov 1877 in Severance, KS. Marriage cert states he was from Macoupin Co., I believe they returned there after marriage. They had 2 children, Myrtle..Bd unk but died very young. May be buried in Macoupin Co., Melvin young was born in KS. Please help I am STYMED. Thanking you in advance,Marianne

REDEYE, THURMAN posted by Dave Koehler on Saturday, October 10, 1998

looking for info on John William Redeye and/or Nancy Frances Thurman, married 29 Sep 1868 in Girard, Macoupin, Ill. John, born 1841 perhaps in Germany, died Troy Mt, 1918 Nancy born 1847 in Larue Co. KY, died 1933, Spokane, WA

HENDERSON posted by Dolores Duy on Friday, October 16, 1998

Looking for John Wesley Henderson, b. 1861 in Girard. He married Susan Ida Osborn in Christian County in 1881. Any information about him, his parents, or siblings would be appreciated.

EWING posted by William Ewing on Monday, October 19, 1998

Am trying to locate burial site of Nathaniel Harris EWING, aka N. H. EWING, b 13 Dec 1811, m 25 Aug 1832 to Margaret Dunn, d 9 Dec 1892 in Gillespie, Macoupin Co., IL. Would like to locate gravesite.

SASSMANNSHAUSEN posted by Jeff Sassmannshausen on Monday, October 19, 1998

Just started to look at my past. My g-g grandfather was Christian Sassmannshausen of Mt. Olive. His son Walter was an organist in the Lutheran church. Any info?

DAVIS posted by Alice Clay Benedict on Monday, October 19, 1998

Looking for information on EDWARD H. DAVIS FAMILY of Macoupin Co. IL. Have family on an 1870 census. Does anyone have info on this family after 1870? Thanks for any help

BEASLEY, HESTER, LORENZ posted by Richard Lorenz on Monday, October 19, 1998

Bernhart, Peter, and Jacob LORENZ lived in Carlinville from about 1860-1910. I know a lot about them but I cannot find where their siblings John Peter (b.1837), Anna (b.1815), Margaretha (b.1818), and Lucia LORENZ (b. 1821) lived. They all came from Germany in the 1860s.

HERALD posted by Lady Mary R. Hendrickson on Monday, October 19, 1998

Am looking for any listings for this surname, in Illinois. Particularly, between 1830-1870. John W. was born in 1830 in Illinois, and his father may have been Henry; Moses; Landa; John; Samuel; or William, of this county. Thank you for this site.

OWENS, VANBEBBER, WHEELER posted by Gary R. Hawpe on Monday, October 19, 1998

Do you have a VANBEBBER connection or information on this family? If so, I would like to hear from you. I have much information on the VANBEBBERS who left Claiborne Co. TN and settled in Macoupin Co. This includes the families of James G. OWENS and Hannah VANBEBBER, and Joshua WHEELER and Sarah A. VANBEBBER. Other family names includes DUGGER, WALKER, HETTICK, DRAKE, TURNER, and WEAVER.

MCKEE posted by Linda S. Hart on Monday, October 19, 1998

I am researching the family of James McKee, He was a narive of South Carolina who migrated to POPE CO. Ill. ca/ 1819. He is found in the POPE CO. records for a time then shows up in Macoupin records. His sister was MARY McKEE who married JAMES ELLIS. Are there any McKEE descendants researvching this line?Thanks, Linda

KEMLER, MARTH, SCHAUM, SCHOWENEISS posted by Mary E Marth Miller on Wednesday, October 21, 1998

Peter MARTH b. Sept 1845 Germany married 28 Aug 1867 in Macoupin Co IL to Marie Schoweniss Children: Christian b. Oct 1869 m. Christina L. Henry C b. June 1870 m. annie C Kamler William b. Sept 1875 Louis b. Nov 1877 Ettie b. July 1881 Walter b. Aug 1889. all per 1900census and Marriage index. Interested in Marth lineage and any connection if any to those in the Chicago area.

BARNARD, COMER, CUTSHAW, HOPPER, SETTLES, SPENCER, WRIGHT, ZIMMERMAN posted by Michael Hopper on Saturday, October 24, 1998

Need help finding dates and family members located in Macoupin County and other places .

ZINSER, ZINZER posted by Jon Bosse on Saturday, October 24, 1998

Looking for information on family of Louis and Louisa ZINSER living with daughter Mary listed in 1860 census in Gillespie, Macoupin County. 1860 Macoupin County census misspells ZINSER as ZINZER. Louis was gristmiller from Prussia and wife and daughter were from Hesse, Germany. Some later family members (Ella, Emma, Louis) lived in St. Louis in the 1880s.

ARNOLD, DUNSMORE, RICHIE posted by Jack Dunsmore on Sunday, October 25, 1998

I am researching my ancestors in Macoupin County, Ill.with the following surnames; Dunsmore, Richie, Arnold.

COREY, DREWVETSKI posted by Joan Soell on Saturday, October 31, 1998

Am seeking any data on gr-father; Mike/Michael/Mika COREY; born in Czechoslovakia in 1874, lived most of his U.S. life in Girard. Worked as a coal miner and owned a tavern..Had one sister; Annie who married a DREWVETSKI. Also had 5 children. Any info greatly appreciated. E-mail direct

HETTICK posted by Scott Douglas Hettick on Saturday, October 31, 1998

H. Gilbert Hettick

DOOLIN, FOSTER posted by Fred Foster on Saturday, October 31, 1998

Hello, I am researching Oliver and Hannah FOSTER who moved to Illinois in 1818 from Maine. They settled in Madison Co and Oliver Jr formed the town of Fosterberg. I am a descendant of Oliver and Hannah by: James Monroe FOSTER b. 10/18/1818 Pennsylvania on the way to Ill. m Eliza Jane WOOD John Francis FOSTER b 8/11/1848 Plainview – Macoupin Co. m Josephine WYRAM John Francis FOSTER b 11/18/1887 Plainview – Macoupin Co. m Sadie DOOLIN 4/6/1910 in Texas Fred Monroe FOSTER b 10/30/1818 Fort Worth Texas m Ellen RICHARDSON Fred Monroe FOSTER, Jr b 4/11/1948 in Denver Colorado – this is me. I am also researching the parents of Sadie May DOOLIN also of Plainview. Her parents were Mike DOOLIN and Elizabeth Ann ELDER. Their other children were: daughter – Ollie; daughter – Fern; daughter – Perl; son – John; son – Mike; and son Roy. I would appreciate any information you have on either the Foster's or the Doolin's. Thanks in advance for your help. Fred





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