WAYNE  COUNTY

 QUERIES

 40-49

(Q49)  13 Mar 1997 - Kathleen Eaton Greene

Surnames: GALLOWAY, GORE, GREEN, HARRIS, JONES, LARD-LORD, STANLEY

JONES brothers: Alexander JONES, b. 1786, Orange Co., NC, m. Susan WOOSLEY; Robert JONES, b. 25 Sept 1790, Orange Co., NC, m. in Hart Co., KY to Tabatha LARD/LORD; William JONES, b. ca 1793, Orange Co., NC, m. before 1818 in Wayne Co., IL to Lucinda GORE; Thomas JONES, b. ca 1800, Pulaski Co., KY, m. before 1828 in Wayne Co., IL to Zilpha GREEN; James JONES, b. ca 1800, Bedford Co., TN, m. 12 Jul 1825 in Wayne Co., IL to Nancy STANLEY HARRIS, widow of Nathan HARRIS, and dau. of Steven STANLEY and Mary GALLOWAY.  James JONES d. 1826 in Wayne Co., IL.  This family moved to Sangamon Co., IL, summer 1828.  Who were the parents of these JONES brothers?

(Q48)  8 Mar 1997 - Bob Rentfro

Surnames: MICHELS, MUSGRAVE, PHELPS

Looking for info. on gg-grandfather Frank O. PHELPS, a preacher, and his wife Martha MICHELS.  They lived in Fairfield.  They went to OK around 1900, but returned to Barnhill.  They had son Richard PHELPS who m. Bertha MUSGRAVE.  Any info. would be swell ... I'm very new at this so bear with me.  Thanks.

(Q47)  8 Mar 1997 - Joan Leitherland Watson

Surnames: ANNO-ANNA, LEITHERLAND

Looking for info. on my great grandfather who lived in Big Mound Twp., Wayne Co., IL.  His name was George William LEITHERLAND.  He m. a woman named Sarah Elizabeth.  We don't know if her last name was ANNO or ANNA.  No living relatives who know.  They had a son, my grandfather (don't know if there were any brothers or sisters) who was Jesse Clarence LEITHERLAND.  Sometimes called Conrad.  He was b. 1895 in Big Mound Twp., Wayne Co., IL.  My father is now deceased.  He knew nothing about his family except what is written above.  Any help in locating info. on LEITHERLAND or ANNO (or ANNA) will be appreciated.  Thank you.

(Q46)  8 Mar 1997 - Steve Shults

Surnames: JENNINGS, WILLIAMSON

Looking for any info. on my great-grandfather Richard Field JENNINGS, b. Jan 20, 1876 in Wayne Co.  He m. Sep 30, 1899 to Zettie Mae WILLIAMSON.

(Q45)  4 Mar 1997 - Linda Dennis

Surnames: NEVILLE, SPICER

Looking for info. on Daniel Webster SPICER, b. 1849 in Wayne Co., IL, m. Elizabeth Jane NEVILLE.  Children: Eve, John, Samuel, May, Ida, Rena, Hettie.  Daniel Webster SPICER d. abt 1899 in Wayne Co.  Please contact me if you are researching the SPICER or NEVILLE names.

(Q44)  3 Mar 1997 - John Delaney

Surnames: STOUT

I am looking for George Wm. STOUT.  He is son of Benjamin L. STOUT.  The family moved to Harvel in Montgomery Co. in 1881 from Wayne Co.  George ran a grocery store in Harvel until about 1900.  His wife's name was Susan.  They moved to Gillespie, where he owned a jewelery store.  He was a jeweler, watchmaker and sold "spectacles".  Could he have been known as "Doc"?  Several other members of family buried Bunker Hill Cem.  Any help greatly appreciated.

(Q43)  1 Mar 1997 - Wendy Jacobs

Surnames: CREEK, GORIN, HICKENBOTTOM, HODDY, HUNT, SENTER

Littlebury SENTER, b. 1820, Sumner Co., TN.  Eliz. HUNT, b. 1798, VA., m. 1808, Sumner Co., TN to Richard SENTER.  This family lived in Wayne Co.,IL.

Isaac CREEK, b. 1785 VA, spouses Sara GORIN, Nancy HODDY, children: Gladin, Francis (m. Gideon HICKENBOTTOM), Jefferson, Kincade, Elizabeth, Calvin, David.

(Q42)  1 Mar 1997 - Loline F. Sammons

Surnames: BRADSHAW, GILLISON

Researching desc. of John Y. BRADSHAW. 1880 Census, Elm River Twp., Wayne Co., IL shows John, 66 yrs. and Roxana, 55 yrs. (2nd wife?).  Need parents of John and his first wife, Luvina (Loviney?) GILLISON.  John, b. 1816, d. 1891?  Luvina GILLISON, b. 1817, d. 1856.  Is John Y. BRADSHAW related to Thomas and Ann BRADSHAW?

(Q41)  28 Feb 1997 - Greg Magyar

Surnames: BIRD, BOONE, CAMPBELL, JOB, MOFFITT, SHEARER, WARSING

Alexander CAMPBELL, who came to Wayne Co. approx. 1816, wife unknown.  Know of seven children: Joseph; Sarah m. John MOFFITT; Rachel m. Jeremiah JOB; Alexander Jr. m. Elizabeth BIRD; Moses m. Elizabeth CLARK and Huldah SHEARER; and John B.  Also, Alexander Anderson CAMPBELL, son of Moses, who m. Susan BOONE, dau. of Jacob Snyder BOONE and Margeret WARSING, also of Wayne Co.  Any info. on the families of CAMPBELL and BOONE

(Q40)  16 Feb 1997 - Loline F. Sammons

Surnames: BOZE, BRADSHAW

Obituary from Wayne Co. Press, 8 June 1871: "...Died at his residence in southern portion of this co. on 23 May 1871, William BOZE, aged 71yrs. & 2mos.  Mr. BOZE was born near Lynchburg, Va., 23 Mar 1800."  Father of Mary BOZE??  Also researching John (Johnathan Young) BRADSHAW, and related families.  John was an early land purchaser in Wayne and White Cos.

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