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Gill, John M Sr. Birth date 04 Mar 1804 VA 1878 HX
Gill, William Death date    
Rogers, Mary Cemetery    
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Schumake, Nancy Birth date 1807 VA  
  Death date 1850/58  
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Children John M, Julia Ann, Stephen, & 4 others
   
NOTES Came to So IL. in 1813, family settled in Somerset Twp, parents had 11 children
  his 2nd wife had been married before

 

Gill, John M Jr. Birth date 28 Nov 1833 Jackson Co, IL 1878 HX
Gill, John M Sr. Death date 27 Feb 1886  
Schumake, Nancy Cemetery Murphysboro City Cemetery  
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  Marriage date 06 Jan 1859 Jackson Co, IL  
Wright, Nancy Birth date 06 Feb 1841 IL  
Wright, Washington (Williamson Co, IL) Death date 04 Feb 1920  
  Cemetery Murphysboro City Cemetery  
Children Jasper b. 1862-before Jun 1870 & Joseph BS b 1863
   
NOTES 1855 John was a merchant in DeSoto and in 1858 moved to Wiliamson Co, IL until 1863 returned to DeSoto
  1868 a merchant in Murphysboro, store burnt in 1870, so he went into the milling business
  1876 elected mayor of Murphysboro
  He laid out and founded the town of Gillsburg, 8 miles north of Murphysboro
  son, Joseph, was the Lt Gov of IL under Gov Peter Altgeld beginning in 1892

 

Gill, William Birth date 1772 Chesterfield Co, VA  
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Rogers, Mary Birth date    
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Children Fannie, Catherine, Peter, Philip, John M, Joseph, Hardiman (d. 1846/7 in Mexican War), George Washington, Wiley Blunt, Elizabeth, Edwin T
   
NOTES 1800 to Halifax Co., VA & 1806 to Williamson Co., TN, then in 1813 to Jackson Co. Ran a ferry on the Big Muddy River where the Kimmel bridge is now

 

Goodwin, Robert Birth date 02 May 1818 E TN  
Goodwin, Robert Death date    
unknown, Polly Cemetery    
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  Marriage date 1837  
Henson, Susannah Birth date TN  
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Children had 6 children: Mrs. Ursula Sware w/o Jacob only one living in 1877.
   
NOTES Came to IL in 1830 with his family, parents has 7 children
  Jan 1877 appointed as Super of County Farm

 

Grizzel, Andrew Jackson Birth date 30 Jul 1815 Kenton Co, KY 1878 HX
Grizzel, Solomon Death date    
Nancy Cemetery    
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  Marriage date 03 Aug 1837  
Stephens, Catherine Birth date Kenton Co, KY  
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Children had 12 children, 9 living in 1861
   
NOTES His parents had 8 children

 

Grosvenor, John Birth date 1811 Illinois Territory 1878 HX
  Death date 05 May 1847  
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Lawrence, Agnes Birth date TN  
  Death date 1878  
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Children at least 2 children
   
NOTES His parents came from VT.  John was a JP

 

Grosvenor, Parker Birth date 13 Feb 1833 Jackson Co, IL 1878 HX
Grosvenor, John Death date    
Lawrence, Agnes Cemetery    
  Military service enlisted in Co A 80th IL Inf, failed physical & came home  
       
  Marriage date 14 May 1854 Jackson Co, IL  
Herring, Eliza Jane Birth date    
Herring, Jonathan of VA Death date 23 Jan 1863 Jackson Co, IL  
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  Marriage date 30 Aug 1864 Jackson Co, IL  
Hizer, Mrs Louisa Birth date    
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Children 1st marriage had 5 children, 2 living in 1878: John S & Albert R
Children 2nd marriage had 9 children, 6 boys & 1 girl still living in 1878
   
NOTES He farmed his fathers farm after he died

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