Wayne County

Surname Queries

(Q29)  9 Jan 1997 - Patricia Ramsey Bogel


Seek any descendants of J. M. KRONMILLER.  His first name might have been Jacob.  He was father of my Henrietta KRONMILLER, b. 30 Nov 1848 in OH.  She m. Ludwig FREHSE and is buried in the German Cemetery near Enterprise.  Her mother's first name began with an "A".

(Q28)  3 Jan 1997 - Jon Singleton

Surnames: MURPHY

George Daniel MURPHY, b. 1842 ?, father Daniel MURPHY, poss. from NH.  George Daniel served in 37th IL Infantry, Co. K, during the War.  Moved to MS afterwards, married.  Looking for any info.  Thanks in advance.

(Q27)  1 Jan 1997 - Ron Locke


My ancestors arrived in Wayne Co., IL in the mid 1800's and many are still living in the area.  In an attempt to find additional cousins I would like to hear from those who may have connections to my Wayne Co. lines.  My main lines are: CRAWFORD, KUSTER, LOCK(E), SCOTT, SIMMS, TILTON, WALKER, WILSON and I'm willing to share what I have.  I look forward to hearing from you in this new year.

(Q26)  1 Jan 1997 - Ron Locke

Surnames: SCOTT

Looking for info. on a civil war unit; Company K, 111th Regiment, of the Illinois Volunteer Infantry.  If anyone knows where I can find details on what this unit did I would greatly appreciate it.  My ancestor, James M. SCOTT enlisted at Jeffersonville, IL in Aug of 1862.  Thanks for your help.

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(Q25)  27 Dec 1996 - Pam Henson


Looking for info. on George WATSON, b. ca 1849, d. ca 1871, m. (Elisabeth?) SWEENEY.  They had a son named Miles WATSON, b. 1870, d. 1950.  My Big Question: Where did George originate from?  I know he may have come from OH but I don't think that's where he's from.  He may have been a relocated Native American.  Any info. would be greatly appreciated.

(Q24)  22 Dec 1996 - Charolenne Shehorn


Any info. on the SHEHORN family: Andrew Jackson SHEHORN, b. 2 Oct 1860, d. 26 Jun 1890, m. 3 Jul 1881 to Mary Angline HUTCHINS, b. 30 Mar 1866, d. ? Dec 1945.  I believe that they m. in IL and later moved to Baxter Co., AR.

(Q23)  15 Dec 1996 - Ray Haney


William H. COOK m. Amanda (Jennie) RAY (WRAY) and had 5 known children: Sadie; Mabel Alice, b. 10-26-1884 in Hoopeston; George; Henry; Charles.  Mabel Alice or possibly Alice Mabel m. 12-26-1902 in Danville,Vermilion Co., IL to Walter J. MAGUIRE (McGUIRE).  Walter later m. 7-30-1906 in Danville also to Leafy HOSCH.  Walter was b. 6-16-1874 in Fou. Co., IN.  His parents were John MAGUIRE & Lavern CASE.  I will gladly exchange info. on any of these.

(Q22)  15 Dec 1996 - Robert Jordan


Looking for members of the William AUMILLER family.  William and his wife Sarah GRAY moved to Iuka, IL in the mid 1800's and raised a large family.  Also looking for the members of the family of Felix and Lucinda ROGERS.  They too settled in the Iuka area.  Their children were: Elisa Jane, James E., Louisa Bell, Florance, John, Eleanor; Felix Irwin, Farncis, and Martha.

(Q21)  7 Dec 1996 - Jim Walker


Looking for any info. on Israel McKINNEY.  Lived in Macoupin Co., IL at time of 1870 census.  1860 he was in Wayne Co., IL; 1880 he was in Sangamon Co., IL; 1900 he was in Montgomery Co., IL.  He m. 1863 in Wayne Co., IL to Harriet CRAWFORD.  1900 census says he was b. Oct 1836 in IL.  Who were Israel's parents, and where was he born?

(Q20)  1 Dec 1996 - Ed Austin

Surnames: AUSTIN

We are searching for info on William Harrison AUSTIN, b. 1/7/1815, IL.  Said to have been in Wayne Co. around 1831.  Lived most of his life in Pope Co., IL, dying there 8/8/1846 and buried at Rock, Mt Zion Cemetery.  Please help us find his parents and any other info. possible.  Thanks for your ever willing assistance.

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