Wayne County

Surname Queries


(Q139)  3 Dec 1997 - Beverly Himes Barger + Homepage


Searching for ancestors and cousins of my grandmother, Janie Mae STOGSDILL, b. 11 Nov 1900 in Orchardville, Wayne Co., IL, d. 20 Aug 1988 in Macon Co., IL, m. 19 Oct 1919 in Macon Co., IL to Charles Herbert MARSH, son of Jesse MARSH and Ella Victoria RAY.  My great-grandparents, Charles Edward STOGSDILL, b. 1866 in Macon Co., IL, d. 7 Aug 1902 in Sedro Wooley, Skagit Co., WA, m. 17 Oct 1891 in Macon Co., IL to Rose Ann LEATHERS, b. 26 Aug 1875 in Wayne Co., IL, d. 9 Aug 1914 in Wayne Co., IL.  Charles was son of James Charles STOGSDILL and Mary Ann FRAZEE.  My gg-grandparents, William M. LEATHERS, b. 6 Dec 1848 in Wayne Co., IL, d. 1 Jan 1916 in Wayne Co., IL, m. Sarah Jane McCORMACK, b. 1851 in Wayne Co., IL, d. 1879 in Wayne Co., IL.  Sarah Jane was dau. of Chesley/Charles McCORMACK and Susan MELTON.  My ggg-grandparents, Jonathan LEATHERS, b. abt 1788 in Orange Co., VA, d. aft 1834 in Orange Co., IN, m. Sep 1811 in Jefferson Co., KY to Elizabeth WOLFE/WOLF, b. 15 Aug 1795 in Orange Co., VA, d. aft 1880 in Wayne Co., IL.  Jonathan was son of ?Nicholas LEATHERS?  Elizabeth was dau. of John WOLFE/WOLF.  Thank you.

(Q138)  30 Nov 1997 - Charolenne Shehorn


Looking for any info. on Andrew Jackson SHEHORN, b. ca 1860, d. 1890, m. Mary Angeline HUTCHINS.  They had four children.

(Q137)  26 Nov 1997 - Vickie Lee White


Looking for Nellie TAYLOR, b. abt 1818 in KY, and raised in Wayne Co.  The only info. I have on her is that she m. a HARGRAVE.  Any info. on her would be appreciated.  Thank you.

(Q136)  25 Nov 1997 - Barbara Wells Sarudy


I am looking for info. on Thomas WELLS, who was buried 1860 in Scottsville, IL, and his 2nd wife, Rebecca COWIN, widow of John, who was buried 1878 in Scottsville, IL.  Thomas m. (1) 1815 in Washington Co., KY to Lucy SWEENEY, and they moved to Jackson Co., IN for 4 years where she died and was buried in Brownsville, IN.  Thanks for any help.

(Q135)  18 Nov 1997 - Carol Senior


I am looking for info. on James Milton HENDERSON, b. 1835 in Wayne Co., IL, m. abt 1865 to Mary A. CARROLL.  They moved to Santa Barbara Co., CA.  Would appreciate any info.

(Q134)  13 Nov 1997 - Mary Turney Miller


Looking for anyone working on family of Michael TURNEY from KY who settled in Edwards Co. ca 1818, later Wayne Co.  His sons moved with him, his wife was Elender/Ellen MATHENY.  Also interested in John TURNEY who might have been his son.  The son of John was Henry TURNEY who m. 1835 in Bond Co., IL to Matilda REAVIS.  Will share info.

(Q133)  12 Nov 1997 - Geoff Bunting

Surnames: VAUGHAN

I am looking for any descendants of Angus VAUGHAN.  He isn't native to the area, but he has lived in the area at one time, and may still reside in the area if he is still alive.

(Q132)  12 Nov 1997 - Steve Shelton

Surnames: SHELTON

I am researching the ancestors of Francis Marion SHELTON, b. abt 1857, and his two brothers, Lane and Banner.  I am told that their father was James SHELTON and that they may have been b. in Wayne Co.  One of their descendants, Roscoe, lived near or in Fairfield.  I would like to hear from you if you are researching this family.

(Q131)  11 Nov 1997 - Vickie Benavides


Looking for ancestors of Elizabeth Angie HALTERMAN, b. Oct 7, 1906 in Wayne Co., IL, m. Apr 9, 1931 to Willard Cleveland COOPER.  Parents of Elizabeth were Edward HALTERMAN and Laura Ethel CRAIG.

(Q130)  8 Nov 1997 - Theresa Mitchell Wright


I am looking for the following in Wayne Co. and frankly am at a brick wall.  Keyles JOHNSON m. Elizabeth BELL.  They had a dau., Mary Margaret JOHNSON, b. abt 1852 in Wayne Co., IL, m. (1) Thomas MARKHAM, m. (2) 11 May 1892 in Shawneetown, Gallatin Co., IL to William BRADSHAW, son of Mose BRADSHAW and Ann HINDOUT.  Mary JOHNSON and Thomas MARKHAM had the following children.  John MARKHAM, b. abt 1867, d. 24 Jul 1916, bur. Elmwood Cemetery, Equality, Gallatin Co., IL.  Cornelius MARKHAM, b. 6 Sep 1869, d. 17 Jan 1947 in Harrisburg, Saline Co., IL, m. 6 Aug 1898 in Equality, Gallatin Co., IL to Ella GARRISON.  Lilly E. MARKHAM, b. 21 Feb 1875 in Wayne Co., IL, d. 10 Dec 1875 in Wayne Co., IL.  Sarah Elizabeth MARKHAM, b. abt 1878 in Wayne Co., IL, d. 25 Sep 1926 in Okawville, Washington Co., IL of injuries from automobile accident, bur. Elmwood Cemetery, Equality, Gallatin Co., IL, m. (1) Henry MARTIN, m. (2) 8 Jun 1895 in Shawneetown, Gallatin Co., IL to Charles Simon BOULDS.  Mary Anna MARKHAM, b. 22 Dec 1879 in Mt.Erie, Wayne Co., IL, occupation was a homemaker, d. 28 Aug 1936 in Eldorado, Saline Co., IL of injuries from automobile accident, bur. Elmwood Cemetery, Equality, Gallatin Co., IL, m. (1) 29 Jul 1896 in Shawneetown, Gallatin Co., IL to Edward Franklin MITCHELL, m. (2) abt 1936 to E.E. BRAMLETT.  Edward Franklin MITCHELL was a farmer in Cottage Twp., Saline Co., IL, d. of chronic myocarditis and extreme obesity, bur. Elmwood Cemetery, Equality, Gallatin Co., IL.  Chloe Altie MARKHAM, b. 28 Sep 1882 in Wayne Co., IL; d. 17 Jan 1883 in Wayne Co., IL.  I would appreciate any info. anyone can offer.

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