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Carroll County Directory
Savanna Township
Published 1878 - History of Carroll County

Samuel ALLEN - Laborer; Savanna

Paul ANDERSON - Stone Mason; Savanna

John APPLEBY - Laborer: Savanna

Guy S. ARMSTRONG - Merchant; Savanna

James C. ATKINS - Grocer and Confectioner; Savanna; born in Madison Co., ILL., March 15, 1838; came to this Co. in 1845, and was among the earliest settlers married Miss M. C. Oman, of Janesville, Wis., Feb. 17, 1864; they have one son, Henry 0.; Mr. A. served about two years in the late Rebellion, Co. C, 45th I. V. I.; he was wounded at Ft. Donelson.

Henry BAGGS - Farmer; Savanna

Charles BARTLETT - Teamster; Savanna

Edward BARTLETT - Teamser; Savanna

Enoch BARTLETT - Stone mason; Savanna

Eli BENNETT - Farmer; Savanna

L.D. BENNETT - Farmer; Savanna

J.F. BENNEFIELD - Farmer; Sec. 4; P.O. Savanna

L.W. BEMIS - Real Estate Agent; Savanna

Ed BERRY - Laborer; Savanna

Wm. BERRY - Laborer; Savanna

Henry A. BENJAMIN - Fisherman; Savanna

John BENJAMIN - Fisherman; Savanna

George A. BLINEBERRY - Carpenter; Savanna

George W. BLINEBERRY - Carpenter; Savanna

D.L. BOWEN - Contractor and Builder; Savanna; born in Herkimer Co., N.Y., Oct. 20, 1816; left there at the age of 17; moved to Ill., to Carroll Co., in 1835; was one of the earliest settlers, there being but three families in the neighborhood when he came - Aaron Pierce, Geo. Davidson and Wm. Blundle, none of whom are living in the Co.; has made his home at Savanna for over 42 years, and there are very few persons now living in this Co. who were here when he came; he married Miss Sila, daughter of Aaron Pierce, she now being the oldest settler in Carroll Co., coming here with her parents in 1828; Mr. Bowen is the architect and builder of the beautiful High School Building of this town, also of the Methodist and Congregational Churches, and many other buildings; he owns and runs planiugmill, across the river, at Sabula, Iowa; was on the first jury ever empaneled in Carroll Co.; has held the office of County Commissioner and other offices of trust; they have four children, three sons and one daughter: L. W., Emma L, A. P. and Frank.

L.S. BOWEN - Merchant; Savanna

John S. BOWMAN - Farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Savanna born in Lebanon Co., Pa., May 9, 1849; came to this Co. in 1861; owns 80 acres land, valued at $1,000; married Miss Salenna, daughter of W. L. B. Jenks; she was born in this Co., in March, 1849; they were married Jan. 29, 1872; have two children: Wm. D. and Annie Bell.

George W. BRISTOL - Clerk; Savanna

E. BROBECK - Fisherman; Savanna

John BROWN - Teamster; Savanna

Wm. BROWN - Blacksmith; Savanna

George CABLE - Laborer; Savanna

James CAMPBELL - RR Conductor; Savanna

F.A> CHAMBERS - Hotel Clerk; Savanna

Fred CHAMBERS - Proprietor & Owner of the Chambers House; Savanna was born in Kent Co., Eng., Dec. 10, 1820, and with his parents emigrated to Mina, Chatauqua Co., N. Y., when quite young; when about 20 years old, he started West, landing in Chicago in May, 1840, Galena, Ill., being his destination; for want of conveyance, he left Chicago on foot, and on the way stopped over night at the Pierce House, Savanna; next morning he chanced to see the landlady chopping wood to prepare breakfast, and, volunteering his services, accidentally almost cut his foot entirely off; by this he was disabled for three months from further pursuit of his journey, and was fixed for the future as a permanent resident of Savanna. In Dec., 1840, he married Miss Laura M. Strong, a native of Crawford Co., Pa.; they have two sons and three daughters living: Jessie E., Fred A., William E., Mabel and Emma; after laboring for some time as a day hand, he embarked in business as a merchant, grain buyer, and also in the manufacture of powder; while in this latter business, his powder mill blew up three times, and his escape from being blown up with it was narrow.

Lewis CHAPIN - Laborer; Savanna

Lorin CHAPIN - Laborer; Savanna

H. CHAPMAN - Farmer; Sec. 28; P.O. Savanna

James M. CHIPMAN - Drayman; Savanna

C.H. CHURCH - Farmer; Savanna

George CHURCH - Farmer; Savanna

Ira CLARK - Drayman; Savanna

J.R. CLIFT - RR Carpenter; Savanna

A. COATES - Laborer; Savanna

John Alden COOLEY - Butcher; Savanna; born in Chatauqua Co., N.Y., Aug. 23, 1832; came to this Co. in 1853; since coming here, he has been engaged in grain, stock and butcher business; married Miss Frances, daughter of Henry B. Harmon, one of the oldest settlers of the Co.; she was born in Mass., April 26, 1837; they were married Jan. 6, 1855; they have five children living, having lost two: Henry E., John A., Elmer, and Charles A. and Mary E. (twins); deceased, Clara and Calley; was School Director four years, Commissioner of Highways two years, and School Trustee two years.

Capt. Stoughton COOLEY - Retired; Savanna; born in Chatauqua Co., N. V., July 9, 1822; he removed to Ohio in 1840; remained there about four years; came to this Co. in 1851; was engaged in steamboating on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers about 11 years; was captain on the "W. F. Curtis ;" also built the steamboat "Tensas ;" married Miss Clara May, Oct. 18, 1842; she was born in Washington Co., Pa.; they have five Sons: W. W., now captain of the "Tensas," navigating the Mississippi and tributaries; R. Emmett, engineer on "Tensas;" L. V., clerk on "Tensas;" Stoughton and Gilbert, attending school.

J.C. CROSS - Cler; Savanna

Pat, CURRAN - Section Foreman W.U.R.R. Savanna

Clark DANIELS - Fisherman; Savanna

Jackson C. DANIELS - Retired; Savanna; born in Wilson Co., Tenn., March 15, 1815; moved to Jo Daviess Co. in 1846, and to this Co. in Feb., 1870; is Justice of the Peace; married Mrs. Nancy Turner, widow of George, June 26, 1829; she was born in Adair Co., Ky., March 22, 1814; they have three daughters: Sarah A. (now Mrs. John Westfall); Amanda V. now Mrs. Chas. Morse); Lucy M. (now Mrs. Thos. Jenks.)

Benjamin DAVIS - Farmer; Sec. 25; P.O. Savanna

D. DAVIS - Laborer; Savanna

Frank Charles DeWOLF - Proprietor Planing Mill; Savanna; born in Molinč, Rock Island Co., Nov. 19, 1849; came to this Co. in 1851; has remained here ever since; married Miss Frances Rose, who was born in this Co.; they were married March 22, 1874; have one son, Charles B., born March 5, 1875.

Michael DOHONEY - RR Pile Driver Engineer; Savanna:

Joseph DOTY - Farmer; Sec. 1; P.O. Savanna

Rev. John DOW - Preacher; Savanna

Medard DUPUIS - Lumber Dealer; Savanna; born in Canada, Nov. 3, 1813; left there and went to Gratiot Grove, Wis., in 1832; remained there about one year, and then removed to Galena, Ill.; Mr. D. served in the Black Hawk War; came to this Co. in May, 1845, and has remained here ever since; has been engaged in the lumber business at Savanna since 1847, and is one of the oldest settlers; married Miss Sarah A. Woodruff, from Marlborough, Mass.; they were married March 29, 1851; have four sons and three daughters: Thos. F., M. W., Sarah Denise, Eber, Jeannette, Mary S. and Newton; Mr. D. was the first Mayor of Savanna; was Supervisor three terms, Town Clerk one term, and School Director three terms.

L. DUNN - Laborer; Savanna;

N.C. DYER - Miller (Wood); Savanna

Isaac ELLIOTT - Blacksmith; Savanna

James L. ELLIOTT - Laborer Savanna

William ELLIS - Laborer; Savanna

Volney ELLITHORPE - Laborer; Savanna

James ENGLISH - RR Laborer; Savanna

James ENGLISH Jr. - RR Laborer; Savanna

Fred EVERT - Carpenter; Savanna

Erastus D. EYMER - Laborer; Savanna

John FINK - Student; Savanna

F.W. FITCH - R.R.Agent; Savanna

Matthew FOX - R.R. Switchman; Savanna

William FRAZIER - R.R. Watchman Savanna

Milton FUNK - Farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Savanna; born in Pickaway Co.,Ohio, May 18, 1835; came to this Co. in Aug., 1861; owns 80 acres land, valued at $1,600; married Mary Corney, who was born in Muffin Co., Pa., March 22, 1842; they were married Dec. 24, 1863; they have five children: Ellen, Robert, Viola, Mina and Walter

J.W. FULLER - Farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Savanna

Jonathan FULLER - Retired; Savanna; born in Kennehec Co., Maine, Nov. 21, 1812; came to Ill., to Tazewell Co., in Dec., 1835,and to this Co. in March, 1837; has remained here ever since, and is one of the oldest settlers; married Miss Sarah Ashby; she was born in Canada, Sept. 20, 1823; they were married in Jan., 1840; have seven children living: Angeline, John W., Franklin, George, Orrin, Minnie, and Alice; Mr. F. is Trustee of the M. E. Church at Savanna, and has been for about ten years.

John N. GEIGUS - Merchant; Savanna; born in Switzerland, Nov. 26, 1830; came to the U. S. and to N. V. in 1853; to this Co. in 1856; carried the U. S. mail between Savanna and Freeport two years; married Miss Caroline Washmund, Aug. 31, 1855; she was born in Mecklenburg, Germany, July 24, 1841; have two daughters: Mary and Clarabell.

B.H. GILBERT - Clerk; Savanna

L. GILBERT - Laborer; Savanna

M.L. GORMAN - R.R. Engineer; Savanna

James GRAYLESS - Laborer; Savanna

Simon GREENLEAF - Editor & Proprietor of Savanna Times; born in Penobscot Co., Me., May 3, 1822; came West in 1851, and located in Shokopee, Minn.; remained there until 1863, and then removed to Davenport, Iowa; removed to Racine, Wis., in 1865, and remained there until 1867; then came to Savanna; he took charge of the Times in 1875; has been Justice of the Peace and School Director about six years; in 1846, he married Miss Frances J. Foss; she is a native of N. H., born Aug. 13, 1824; the have five sons and one daughter: Frederic W., Henry H., Ada E., Oliver W., Frank S. and Edward P.

Oliver Wyatt GREENLEAF - Printer; Savanna (son of Simon Greenleaf)

G. GRIFFITHS - Foreman R.R. Car Shops; Savanna

C. GROATH - Farmer; Sec. 3; P.O. Savanna

L. GUNN - Laborer; Savanna

Matt GUNTHER - Stone Mason; Savanna

George HAAS, Sr., - Gardener; Savanna

George HAAS - Furniture Dealer; Savanna; born in Lehigh Co., Pa., Nov. 13, 1832; he came to Jo Daviess Co., Ill., in 1843, and to this Co. in 1865; has been in the furniture business here for the past 12 years; his wife's maiden name was Phoebe A.. Miller; she was born in Jo Daviess Co., Iii., July 19, 1846; they were married July 19, 1865; he has two children by former marriage, and three children by present marnage.

Fred HALL - Laborer; Savanna

J.H. HALL - Labaorer; Savanna

John HAMMOND - School Teacher; Savanna

Robert HAMMOND - Farmer; Sec. 36; P.O. Savanna born in Monaghan Co., Ireland, in 1815; came to the U. S. and to St. Louis in the Fall of 1848; remained there until the Spring of 1849, and then removed to Galena, Ill., and to this Co. in 1861; he owns 648 acres, valued at $16,200; he married Miss Sarah McKnight, Sept. 7, 1848; she was born in the same Co., in 1827; they have six Sons and one daughter: John, born July 29, 1849; Robert, May 6, 1852; Emily, Oct. 12, Alexander, Dec. 19, 1857; William, March 6, 1859; David, June 26, 1861; Albert, June 17, 1865.

R. HAMMOND Jr. - Farmer; P.O. Savanna

George HANKERSON - Farmer; P.O. Savanna

Patrick HARKINS - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

Gilbert HARTSAUGH - Teamster; Savanna

Henry HARTSAUGH - Teamster; Savanna

Joseph HARTSAUGH - Teamster; Savanna

William HARTSAUGH - Teamster; Savanna

A.D. HATFIELD - Farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Saavanna

F. HATFIELD - Farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Savanna

S. HEFFLEBOWER - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

R.W. HIBBARD - W. U. Tel. Operator; Savanna

H.C. HICKS - Plasterer; Savanna

Seth HICKS - Plaster; Savanna

A. HOFFMAN - Laborer; Savanna

Charles HOFFMAN - Laborer; Savanna

A. HOLLAND - Merchants Clerk; Savanna

B.J. HOLLAND - Merchants Clerk; Savanna

C.L. HOWE - MErchant; P.O. Savanna

Calvin HUBBLE - Quarryman; Savanna

James HUBBLE - Renter; Savanna

John HULLET - Laborer; Savanna

George P. HUSHMILLER - Farmer; P.O. Savanna

William H. IDEN - Farmer; Sec. 26; P.O. Savanna

James H. IDEN - Farmer; Sec. 23; P.O. Savanna; born in London Co., Va., Jan. 19, 182,4; came to this state, to Hancock Co.. in 1846; to this Co. in August, 1848; owns 176 acres, valued at $4,300; married Miss Sarah Bostwick, who was born in Orleans Co., N. Y., May 29, 1828; they were married March 27, 1847; have a family of six children, two sons and four daughters: Julia V., Leona I., William V. Louella, Minnie U. and Douglass.

F.M. JENKS - Merchant; Savanna

Thomas JENKS - Farmer; P.O. Savanna Biography

W.L. B. JENKS - Farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Savanna; born in Beverly, Randolph Co., Va., Aug. 13, 1815; he came to this state and to Rock Island in Dec., 1836, and to this Co. in 1838; is one of the oldest settlers; kept tavern from that time until 1850; in 1852 he commenced steamboating on the Mississippi River, which he continued at, off and on, until 1861; owns 735 acres of land in this township, valued at $26,600; has been married three times; has 6 children: Alonzo, Salenna, William, Thomas, Brown and George; he was the first county treasurer of this Co., and was postmaster under Taylor's administration.

S. JENSEN - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

G.W. JOHNSON - Physician; Savanna

N.W. JORDAN - R.R. Fireman; Savanna

Charles F. KELLER - Brewer; Savanna

Frank KEARNEY - Farmer; SEc. 14; P.O. Savanna: born in Jo Daviess Co., Ill., March 16, 1844; came to this Co. in 1858; owns 228 acres, valued at $6,840; married Miss Helen Gray, who was born in N. Y., March 18, 1842; they were married in May, 1866; have five children, Myrtle,Reuben H., Nellie,May and Franklin; was school director one term, and is now road commissioner; he served three years in late Rebellion, in Co. C, 92 I.V.I.

Joseph KELLER - Proprietor Eagle Brewery; Savanna; born in Prussia, Germany, in 1812; came to the U. S. in 1842; his brewery was started in 1868; he manufactures about 2,000 barrels of beer per year; he ships his beer principally to Mt. Carroll, Shannon, Lanark, Thompson, Hanover, Elizabeth, and a considerable amount to Iowa.

Lewis KELLER - Laborer; Savanna

A. KELLOGG - Farmer; Sec. 35; P.O. Savanna

Charles KELLOGG - Druggist; Savanna

F.E. KELLOGG - Farmer; Sec. 35; P.O. Savanna

G.W. KELLOGG - Farmer; Sec. 25; P.O. Savanna

Thomas KELLY - Laborer; Savanna

W. KITCHING - Miller; Savanna Mills; Savanna

Thomas LAW - Savanna

William B. LAW - Proprietor BLue Glass Billiar Hall; Savanna; born in the Co. Ferinanaugh, Ireland; came to the U.S. and to this Co. in 1869; married Miss Sarah J. Law; she was born in this Co.; they were married in Feb., 1871; they have one son, William George, born Nov. 25, 1871.

W.T. LAW - Merchant; Savanna; born in Carroll Co., Ill., Sept. 12, 1848; has been engaged in the grocery business here for the past 7 years; married Miss Elizabeth E. Irwin, Sept. 14, 1871; she was born July 12, 1852; have three children, two sons and one daughter: Irwin H., Annie, and baby not yet named.

John LAWSON - Merchant Tailor; Savanna

John LINES - R.R. Engineer; Savanna

Joseph LISTER - Sewing Machine Agent; Savanna

Morris LISTER - Blacksmith; Savanna

Julius LONGWAY - Laborer; Savanna

W.F. LOOP - Farmer; P.O. Savanna

Edward LOOPS - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

George W. LORD - Farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Savanna; born in Savanna Tp., Sept. 9, 1845; his father, Nathan K., came to Savanna, Oct. 15, 1835; he entered the land they now live on, and was driven twice from Savanna to Galena by Indians, and always lived here until his death, which occurred Oct. 22, 1875; born in Crawford Co., Pa., and came out on the first boat ever run on the Erie Canal; George W. served eight months in the late Rebellion, in Co. D, 153d I. V. I. he married Cordelia M. Humphrey, Nov. 4, 1869; they have four Sons: Charles, born Aug. 25, 1870; John, July 31, 1872; William H., Sept. 28, 1874; George W., Jr., Sept. 4, 1876

William LORD - Farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Savanna

William LUCAS - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

J.G. LYTTLE - Jeweler; Savanna

J.M.B. McCRACKEN - Steamboat Captain; Savanna

Joseph McGRAIL - R.R. Machinist; Savanna

Jonathan McGRATH - R.R. Switchman; Savanna

Daniel McRAE - Teamster; Savanna

John McRAE - Barber; Savanna

William McRAE - R.R. Car Repairer; Savanna

E.H. MABERLY - Painter; Savanna

George N. MACHEN - Merchant; Savanna

William MACHEN - Farmer; P.O. Savanna

George MAHOOD - School Teacher & Town Officer; Savanna

George MANNING - Bartender; Savanna

Peter MARKEY - R.R. Switchman; Savanna

S.A. MARKWELL - R.R. Car Repairer; Savanna

George C. MASTIN - Principal of High School; Savanna

Owen MEARES - Laborer; Savanna

P.H. MEARES - Blacksmith; Savanna

Thomas MEARS - Laborer; Savanna

J.W. MERRILL - Attorney at Law; Savanna

Martin MICHAEL - Fisherman; Savanna

Conrad MILLER - Farmer - P.O> Savanna

George E. MILLER - Physician; Savanna

W.M. MITCHEL - Fisherman; Savanna

Anthony MOGAN - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

Daniel M. MOGAN - Fisherman; Savanna

Chris MONETAR - Fisherman; Savanna

Stuart MOOREHEAD - Renter; Savanna

Charles MORSE - Proprietor Sash & Blind Factory; Savanna; born in Broom Co., N. Y., June 9, 1851; came to this Co. in May, 1873; married Miss Amanda Daniel; she was born in the town of Stockton, Jo Daviess Co., III., Nov. 12, 1852; they were married March 22, 1876; has one son, De Forrest, born Jan. 22, 1877.

Russel MORSE - Lumberlan; Savanna

Patrick MULLEN - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

William MULLEN - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

Godfrey MYERS - Savanna

Smith MYERS - Farmer; Sec. 12; P.O. Savanna

H. OMAN - Merchant; Savanna

John ORR - Police Magistrate; Savanna; born in Franklin Co., Mass., Feb. 27, 1814; came to this town and Co. in Oct., 1836, and is one of the oldest settler now living; married Miss Susan Bennet; she was born in Franklin Co., Vt., in Sept., 1816; they were married in Feb., 1835, at her home in Vt.; they have no family; lost one daughter.

James OSBORN - Harness Maker; Savanna

C.H. OWEN - Car Inspector; Savanna

Nelson OWENS - R.R. Fireman; Savanna

Samuel PATTERSON - Laborer; Savanna

M.S. PEASE - Carpenter; Savanna

W.S. PEASE - Carpenter; Savanna

B. PUFORD - Druggist; Savanna

James PULFORD - R.R> Car Repairer; Savanna

Jerry PULFORD - R.R> Laborer; Savanna

Samuel PULFORD - Steamboat Engineer; Savanna

Patrick QUINN - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

John RAE - Farmer; P.O> Savanna

Moses RAMOND Jr. - Laborer; Savanna

Moses RAMOND, Sr. - Laborer; Savanna

Joseph RAYMOND - Laborer; Savanna

Alfred REAUGH - Blacksmith; Savanna

H. C. RHODES - Lumberman; Savanna

Captain J.B. RHODES - Savanna born in Columbus Co., 0., in Nov., 1817; came to Savanna in July, 1841, where he first engaged as a clerk in the store of J. W. White, with whom he remained seventeen months and a half, or until about March 1, 1843; then engaged in the sheep trade-going to Ohio and bringing out a large drove; after disposing of his sheep interest, upon which he made a reasonably fair profit, he re-engaged as a clerk for eight months, with White's successor in business, and then became a partner; the partnership continued one year, when Captain Rhodes bought out the interests of his partners and became sole proprietor for six years; selling out at the end of that time, he remained out of business two years, and then formed a partnership with W. L. B. Jinks, with whom he remained in business until 1852, when he sold out and engaged in steamboating, buying an interest in the steamboat "Martha No. 2," and has remained in that business ever since; during these years, Captain Rhodes was called twice to serve the people of the Co. in an official capacity, being elected Sheriff in 1846, and again in 1848; since his settlement here in 1841. he has been closely identified with the interests of the town of his home and the Co. at large; in March, 1846, married Miss Mary Jane Pierce, the first white child born in the territory now embraced in Carroll Co., who was born in the old Indian council house; Mrs. Rhodes died Nov. 14, 1877.

William P. RHODES - Lumber Dealer; Savanna

Robert RICHARDSON - Blacksmith; Savanna

J. RICKARD - R.R. Engineer; Savanna

William RITCHEY - Laborer; Savanna

J.R. ROBINSON - Steamboat Clerk; Savanna

I.M. RODEE - R.R. Carpenter; Savanna

Jerry ROURKE - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

Joseph RUNYAN - Laborer and Boarding House Proprietor; Savanna

Charles RUSSELL - Laborer; Savanna

Homer SARTWELL - Farmer; Sec. 12; P.O. Savanna

Peter SATTLER - Carpenter; Savanna

William SATTLER - Laborer; Savanna

Fred SCHOOL - Retired Merchant; Savanna

Levi SHADLE - Laborer; Savanna

Martin SHEPARD - Farmer; Sec. 36; P.O. Savanna; born in the Town of Butler, Wayne Co., N.Y., Feb. 23, 1835; came to Carroll Co., in July, 1848; owns 600 acres: manufactured 2,500 gallons of molasses this Fall; married Miss Adelia J. Bennett, May 10, 1854; she was born in Essex Co., Vt., June 12, 1835; they have four sons and four daughters: Addle R., born Feb. 15, 1857; Sheron, Jan. 27, 1859; John E., Aug. 28, 1861; Martin, Dec. 15, 1863; U. Grant, Oct. 20, 1866; Annie L., Aug. 25, 1869; Beulah B., Dec. 9, 1874; Adelia J., May 18, 1877.

John SHAY - Carpenter; Savanna

Edward SINCLAIR - Carpenter; Savanna

D.C. SMITH - Merchants Clerk; Savanna

Frank SMITH - Fisherman; Savanna

James R. SMITH - Fisherman; Savanna

John SMITH - Farmer; P.O. Savanna

W.C. SMITH - Laborer; Savanna

W.F. SMITH - Laborer; Savanna

W.H. SMITH - Carpenter; Savanna

Nicholas STEBLER - Saloon and Billiard Hall; Savanna; born in Switzerland; came to the U. S. and to New Orleans in 1849; to this Co. in July, 1852; has been married twice; his present wife was Lyda Kehl; she was born in Pottsville, Pa., March 17, 1841; they were married in Oct., 1868.

Albert STEDMAN - Farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Savanna; born in Jefferson Co., N.Y., March 17, 1811; came to Oneco, Stephenson Co., Ill., in the Fall of 1839, and to this Co., in May, 1845; is one of the oldest settlers; owns 352 acres, valued at $8,800; married Miss Jane Buchanan, who was born in Ontario, Co., N.Y., May 21, 1816; they were married in Nov., 1834; have nine children, four Sons and five daughters: Franklin, Caroline, Adaline, Louisa, Hattie, George, Emma, Ira and Lincoln.

Frank STEDMAN - Town Clerk and Clerk in the W.U.R.R. Freight Office; Savanna; born in Ontario Co., N.Y., Oct. 30,1835; came to Oneco, Stephenson Co., Ill., in 1846; married Miss Mary Sargent, in 1862; she was born in this Co. have two sons: Harry and Kleber; lost one daughter, Rosa.

S.S. St. JOHN - Saloon Keeper; Savanna

James H. STEMMER - Painter; Savanna

G.H. STODDARD - Merchant adn P.M.; Savanna

A.J. STRANSKY - Machinist; Savanna

John A. STRANSKY - Wagonmaking, Blacksmithing adn Repairing; Savanna; born in Bohemia, March 23, 1841; came to the U. S. and to Racine, Wis., in Nov., 1854, and to this Co., April 28, 1865; has been in business here ever since; married Miss Margaret Krodell, Nov. 11, 1872; she was born in Jo Daviess Co., Ill., they have two children, twins: Julia I and Annie M.

John STUBE - Saloon Keeper; Savanna

L.J. TAYLOR - Constable; Savanna

Pliney TAYLOR - Butcher; Savanna

Kasper THAIN - Wagon Maker; Savanna


Ulrich TRUSINGER - Laborer; Savanna

Cal. TURNER - Laborer; Savanna

Joseph UNYER - Laborer; Savanna

R.L. UPCHURCH - Painter; Savanna

A.C. VANBETTER - Steamboat Engineer; Savanna

George VANBETTER - Steamboat Engineer; Savanna

Jacob VERSITY - R.R. Laborer; Savanna

J.G. WEBER - Wagon Maker; Savanna

L.H. WESTBROOK - Merchant; Savanna

George WHITTEN - Farmer; Savanna

Michael WHITTY - Laboere; Savanna

R.L. WILDER - Laborer; Savanna

W. WILDER - Laboere; Savanna

William WILLIAMS - Farmer; Savanna

Joseph F. WITHART - Butcher; Savanna

Jerry WOOD - Banker; Savanna

Dr. E. WOODRUFF - Physician; Savanna; born in Montgomery, Orange Co., N.Y., Feb. 1, 1815; commenced the study of medicine when about 18 years of age, with Dr. Eager, of Montgomery, N. Y., and graduated at the aoe of 21, at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia; left N. Y. in Sept., 1836, and located at Joliet, Will Co., Ill., where he remained one year, and then came here, and has made Savanna his home ever since; in 1842, he married Miss Emma Eddowes, a native of Pa.

I.S. WOODRUFF - Proprietor Woodruff House; Savanna

Jacob WOOSTER - Saloon Keeper; Savanna

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