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Baronowsky, Frank Birth date 05 May 1837 Westphalia, Germany 1878 HX
Baronowsky, Frederick Death date    
unknown, Theresa Cemetery    
  Military service 1861 enlisted in 3rd Reg MO, discharged due to illness  
  Marriage date 28 Sep 1869  
Miller, Mary Birth date in St Louis  
  Death date    
Freddie died as an infant
NOTES Frank youngest of 6, 3 boys & 3 girls
  Came to New York City in 1857 first going to Minersville, PA, then to Kaskaskia, Prairie Du Rocher, then St Louis
  1868 came to Grand Tower, proprietor of the Tremont House (hotel)


Blue, Uriah Birth date 31 Oct 1823 Miami Co, OH 1878 HX
Blue, Solomon Death date    
Elithaonmy Cemetery    
  Military service    
  Marriage date 25 Nov 1854  
Mrs. Malinda Brownfield Birth date    
  Death date 17 Jun 1866 Jackson Co, IL  
  Cemetery Blue Cemetery age 41-9-9  
  Marriage date 16 Sep 1867 Jackson Co, IL  
Miller, Elizabeth Birth date    
  Death date 22 June 1872  
  Cemetery Blue Cemetery age 41-6-19  
  Marriage date 12 Apr 1874 Jackson Co, IL  
Collins, Mary J Birth date 09 Jan 1837  
  Death date 10 Apr 1887  
  Cemetery Blue Cemetery age 50-3-1  
  Marriage date    
Collins, Harriet Birth date 25 Dec 1846  
  Death date 04 Apr 1899  
  Cemetery Blue Cemetery age 52-3-9  
Children 1st marriage had 5, all living in 1878
Children 2nd marriage had 1, still living in 1878
Children 3rd marriage had 2, still living in 1878
NOTES 1st lived in Randolph Co


Boon, Benningsen Birth date 1807 Jackson Co, IL  
Boon, William Death date after 1878  
  Military service Black Hawk War, Cav Co  
  Marriage date 1828/9  
Will, Elizabeth Birth date    
Will, Conrad Death date    
NOTES 1833-36 Co Commissioners Court.  1836 JP.  1845 agent for sale of land for the Muddy Saline Reservation.  1855 Post Master of Big Hill PO
NOTES check Boon Cemetery for this family

Bouscher, Samuel Birth date 28 Feb 1814 Somerset Co, PA  
Bouscher, Henry Death date    
Elizabeth Cemetery    
  Military service    
  Marriage date 15 Oct 1837  
Enos, Catherine Birth date Somerset Co, PA  
  Death date    
Children: daughters Mrs Mary Ann Kimmel w/o D, Arsana, Mrs Rebecca Will w/o George G, Mrs. Albina Imhoff w/o Joseph, Emma, Florence, Dalthula
Children: sons Wm H m Mary Henson; Jonathon E m Harriet Casteel; Albert Madsion (single)
NOTES parents were German.  Sam came to Jackson Co in 1838, lived in sec 29 of Somerset Twp, a coal bed was located on his land in 1873


Bowers, Jacob Birth date 16 Oct 1884 Kinkaid Twp, Jackson Co, IL 1878 HX
Bowers, Samuel Death date    
unknown, Cynthia Cemetery    
  Military service    
  Marriage date 25 Jan 1866  
Jones, Sarah F Birth date    
Jones, Andrew Death date 12 Jun 1868 Kinkaid Twp  
unknown, Martha Cemetery    
  Marriage Date 16 Dec 1870 Jackson Co, IL  
McBride, Luvice J Birth Date    
McBride, James P      
Children 1st marriage 1 son
Children 2nd marriage, had 4, 3 living in 1878
NOTES Jacob's father died when he was young
  Jacob was a farmer until 1865, when he moved to Ava & opened the Bowers House, a livery stable & a saloon


Bradley, Joshua Birth date abt 1769 York Co, PA donated
Bradley, Henry Jr Death date 09 Jun 1839 Joel Russell
  Cemetery Gillespie Cemetery near Shiloh, Randolph Co, IL  
  Military service    
  Marriage date 17 Aug 1796 Cabarrus Co, NC  
Gardner, Nancy Birth date    
  Death date    
Children James Henry, Mark, Richard A, Benjamin Franklin, Isaac Ambrose, Elizabeth & William
NOTES 1778 in Mecklenburg Co, NC, orphaned with brother Elijah
  1794 he gave up claims to land in York Co, PA to his brother.
  1797 sold lot in Concord, NC and moved family to Sumner Co, TN until 1817 when he moved to Randolph Co, IL
  When county lines where drawn his land fell in Jackson Co, then moved to present day Campbell Hill
  on Co juries in 1824-26, Co Commissioner Court 1828/9


Bradley, Richard A Birth date 08 Jan 1802 Sumner Co, TN donated
Bradley, Joshua Death date 16 Apr 1859 Joel Russell
Garner, Nancy Cemetery Looney Springs Cemetery  
  Military service Black Hawk War, Cpl 3rd Reg ILL under Gabriel Jones 1838-40  
  Marriage date    
unknown, Elizabeth Birth date    
  Death date 06 Apr 1888  
  Cemetery Looney Springs Cemetery  
Children Martha Ann, William, Solomon P, Cyrus G, Mary Elizabeth, Harriet C, Isaac Ambrose, Thomas Benton & Josephine
NOTES 1842 elected Representative to ILL State Legislature until 1846, then from 1848-82
  joined Looney Springs Baptist Church in 1850 & ordained a minister in 1852


Bradley, William Birth date 13 Feb 1814 Sumner Co, TN donated
Bradley, Joshua Death date 10 Aug 1887 Joel Russell
Gardner, Nancy Cemetery Holliday Cemetery  
  Military service    
  Marriage date 18 Dec 1834  
Draper, Serena Birth date in Smith Co, TN  
  Death date 24 Jan 1882 Jackson Co, IL  
  Cemetery Holliday Cemetery  
  Marriage date 1882 (she was the widow of Reuben Rees)  
Rees, Mrs. Sarah L (nee Tinsley) Birth date    
  Death date    
Children Eliza Jane, Elizabeth Ann & Leander Melville
NOTES His wife came to IL with her 2 sisters
  Apr 1839, Wm along with 32 others purchased 80a to establish Shiloh School & Meeting house
  PM of Bradley 1849-53, Co Judge 1853-57
  Oct 1852 Ordained a Freewell Baptist Minister by Rev Gordon, pastor of Looney Springs, then Ava Free Baptist
  1869 moved to Murphysboro


Broader, Frank Birth date 18 Feb 1834 near Frankfort on the Main, Germany 1878 HX
Broader, Nicholas Death date    
unknown, Elizabeth Cemetery    
  Military service enlisted 03 Sep 1861 Co G 2nd IL Cav, D/C in Sep 1864  
  Marriage date Oct 1864 Jackson Co, IL  
Butz, Theresa Birth date    
Butz, Martin Death date    
Children had 9 children, 5 still living in 1878
NOTES He came to New York City in 1854 and went to Detroit, MI working as a carpenter until 1859
  1859 he came to Murphysboro
  1866 bought a farm in Grand Tower Twp, in 1878 had 240a
  Both members of the Catholic Church

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