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Prairie Pioneers
Of
Adams Illinois

 

Baby of Jeremiah Rose found by Indians
[Source: Harman House Newsletter Aug 2015 - (The Pike County Republican, June 10, 1942)]


The following surnames are being transcribed from the
book "Prairie Pioneers of Illinois, Volume I."


Gerd Tjarks Franken
Settled in Adams Co. in 1848
born July 23, 1801 in East Friesia, Germany
died July 27, 1886 in Golden, IL
married Oct. 11, 1835 in East Friesia, Germany to
(sp)
Geesche Gerdes Buss

born 1816 Ludwigsdorf, Germany
died April 1, 1865 in Golden, IL


Joseph Harris
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1859
born Oct. 14, 1835 (Germany or Russia?)
died June 18, 1913 in Kansas City, MO
married March 23, 1856 in St Louis, MO to
Mena/Minnie/Minna Rosner

born June 19, 1836 in Bohemia
died Sept. 12, 1903 in St Louis, MO


Henry Jacobs
Settled in Adams County, IL circa 1825
born March 4, 1796 in Cecil Co., MD
died Sept. 13, 1844 in Adams County, IL
married Oct. 30, 1828 in Adams County, IL to
Elizabeth Wilhelm

born Jan. 4, 1811 in Tenn.
died May 25, 1887 in Tecumseh, NE


David Lock
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1830
born Dec. 29, 1793 in Lincoln Co., KY
died March 22, 1877 in Richfield, IL
married Nov. 17, 1817 in Scott Co., IN to
Eleanor Hamblen

born May 29, 1799 in Lee Co., VA
died April 29, 1863 in Richfield, IL


Hamblen Auberry Lock (son of above)
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1830
born Dec. 10, 1825 Hamblen, IN
died July 15, 1910 in Barry, IL
married Sept. 28, 1856 in Quincy, IL to
Eliza Ellen Lewton

born July 22, 1842 in Illinois
died Dec. 21, 1892 in Plainville, IL


Michael McNutt
Settled in Adams County, IL circa 1843
born Sept. 22, 1815 in Knox Co., OH
died Aug. 10, 1886 in Pike Co., IL
married Jan. 29, 1843 in Quincy, IL to
Nancy Blair
born 1823 in Ohio
died 1850 in Pike Co., IL
Michael McNutt married second June 22, 1851 to
Sarah Veghte

born Dec. 28, 1844 in Ohio
died March 1, 1888 in Pike Co., IL


James G. Oliver
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1842
born circa 1814 in Ohio
died (not stated)
married 1833-1834 Illinois (?) to
Sarah Crow
(?)
born circa 1813 in Missouri
died (not stated)


Catherine Shoupe Rempp
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1843
born Aug. 25, 1842 in Westmoreland Co., PA
died Sept. 1, 1906 in Montezuma, IA
married Aug. 14, 1859 Adams Co., IL to
Andrew Rempp

born Oct. 20, 1832 in Westmoreland Co., PA
died Aug. 22, 1895 in Montezuma, IA


Thomas Rogers
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1839
born Sept. 15, 1793 in New York
died Spet. 20, 1883 in Big Neck, IL
married (no date listed for marriage) to
Margaret De Lisle-Martin

born circa 1800 in New York
died Jan. 13, 1871 in Big Neck, IL


James E. Shannon
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1838
born Jan. 27, 1800 in PA
died 1860/1870 (?) Adams Co., IL
married Oct. 19, 1826 in PA to
Jane Hamilton

born Aug. 2, 1800 in PA
died Jan. 1, 1867 in Big Neck, IL


Samuel Shinn
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1829
born Jan. 16, 1816 in WV
died April 15, 1897 in Durham, IL
married March 30, 1853 in Hancock Co., IL to
Nancy Jane Phillips

born Oct. 22, 1828 in IN
died May 19, 1897 in Hancock Co., IL


Lewis Morrison Smith
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1832
born Nov. 10, 1810 in Missouri
died March 1, 1851 Adams Co., IL
married (no date listed) to
Elizabeth (no last name listed)

born (no date listed)
died April 18, 1848


Jacob Stauffer
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1837
born Oct. 9, 1791 in PA
died Aug. 17, 1872 in Adams Co., IL
married 1813 in Fayette Co., PA to
Nancy Leighty

born Aug. 17, 1793 in PA
died March 17, 1867 in Adams Co., IL


Wesley Williams
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1827
born March 24, 1792 in Lincoln Co., KY
died May 17, 1870 in Fountain Green, IL
married June 9, 1831 in Montibello, IL to
Ruth C. Scobey

born (no date listed)
died 1870 in Hancock Co., IL


James Wisehart
Settled in Adams County, IL in 1835
born March 10, 1812 in Jefferson Co., KY
died Jan. 29, 1881 in Adams Co., IL
married July 12, 1835 in Adams Co., IL to
Eliza Curry

born Dec. 11, 1810 in Jefferson Co., KY
died Aug. 12, 1893 in Adams Co., IL

 




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