Original Settlers of Union County, Illinois

Preemption before 1817

Illinois Genealogy Trails

Submitted by Jeana Gallagher

"1807"

Name

Date

Location

Barnhart, John

31 Dec 1807

11-2W Sec 27

Benstpn, James

31 Dec 1807

11-1W Sec 20

Bradley, Samuel

4 Sept 1807

13-2W Sec 7

Clap, Adam

11 Sept 1807

12-1W Sec 8

Conway, William

12 Sept 1807

12-2W Sec 29

Evans, George

12 Sept 1807

11-2W Sec 11

Evans, Isaac

12 Sept 1807

11-3W Sec 18

Green, Nathaniel

8 Sept 1807

either 11-1W Sec 5 or Wmson Co. 10-1 Sec 32 poss cross over

Green, Thomas

9 Sept 1807

13-1W Sec 32

Hatton, Henry

30 Sept 1807

12-1W Sec 16

Holton, Henry

25 Dec 1807

13-2W Sec 29

Huffman, John

31 Dec 1807

unknown poss 12-2W

Hugens, Jacob

3 Sept 1807

unknown

Lawrence, Adam

3 Dec 1807

12-2W Sec 23

Lawrence, Joseph

31 Dec 1807

11-3W sec 22/23

Lawrence, William

24 Dec 1807

11-2W Sec 24

Medad, Randall

3 Sept 1807

13-2W Sec 17/18

Randal, Samuel

4 Sept 1807

unknown poss 13-3W

Ronar, William

2 Sept 1807

13-2W Sec 23

Tweedy, Robert

23 June 1807

12-1E Sec 5

Vansel, (Vancil), Isaac

31 Dec 1807

13-1E Sec 9

Vansel, (Vancil), Jonas

25 Dec 1807

11-2W

Walker, William

3 Sept 1807

unknown poss 13-3W

Waller, Richard

3 Sept 1807

unknown poss 13-3W

Worthington, James

11 Sept 1807

12-2W Sec 13

"1811"

Name

Date

Location

Thornton, William

18 Jan 1811

11-1E Sec 6

"1812"

Name

Date

Location

Brown, John

15 Oct 1812

unknown

Hollerman, Jacob

8 Feb 1812

11-3W Sec 24

Holleman, Josiah

8 Feb 1812

unknown poss 13-1W

"1813"

Name

Date

Location

Dod, William

20 Aug 1813

11-1E Sec 30

Weigle, Jacob

1 Feb 1813

unknown poss 12-1W

"1814"

Name

Date

Location

Borera, Stephen

23 June 1814

11-4W Sec 14

Brown, George Jr.

20 Jan 1814

12-1W Sec 19

Godwin, Wilkerson

10 Feb 1814

unknown poss 13-1W

Hunsaker, Jacob

3 Jan 1814

unknown

Keath, Elizabeth

26 Feb 1814

13-2W Sec 19/20

Lawrence, William

9 Sept 1814

13-2W Sec 36

McBride, Micajah

1 Oct 1814

13-1W Sec 34

McBride, Richard

1 Oct 1814

12-1W Sec 20

Stalcup, Peter

26 Feb 1814

11-3W Sec 15

"1815"

Name

Date

Location

Brown, John

23 June 1815

unknown poss 13-2W

Cotner, David & Brown, George

26 April 1815

13-2W Sec 22

Ellis, James

26 April 1815

11-1E Sec 8

Geoffrey, James

23 June 1815

unknown poss 13-3W

Grammer, John

23 June 1815

12-2W Sec 27

Grammer, William

25 June 1815

13-2W Sec 18

Green, Thomas & Earthmn, H.

28 April 1815

unknown poss 12-3W

*Huntsaker, Abraham

23 June 1815

unknown poss 13-1W

*Huntsaker, Jacob Jr. & Penrod

23 June 1815

unknown poss 12-1W

Hunsaker, Samuel Jr.

23 June 1815

12-1W Sec 18/17

James, George

28 April 1815

11-1E Sec 9

Kimmel, Daniel

26 April 1815

13-2W Sec 18

Lawrence, George

26 April 1815

11-1W Sec 7/8

Palmer, Joseph

23 June 1815

11-3W Sec 16/17

Penrod, Emanuel

26 April 1815

11-3W Sec 3

Penrod, Samuel Jr.

23 June 1815

12-1W Sec 36

Penrod-Hunsaker, Samuel Jr.

23 June 1815

unknown poss  12-1W

Penrod, Solomon

23 June 1815

unknown poss  11-2W

Ritter, Daniel

26 April 1815

13-2W Sec 17

Tope, Frederick

23 June 1815

11-2W Sec 34/35

Weaver, J.

10 Nov 1815

unknown poss  13-1W

Wilkinson, Godwin

26 April 1815

unknown poss  13-1W

Woolf, George & Hughes, William

26 April 1815

13-1E Sec 27

Wolf, Jacob

26 April 1815

unknown poss  12-2W

*Note:  Name should be Hunsaker, according to Gerry Sawyer

"1816"

Name

Date

Location

Baggs, Isaac

29 April 1816

12-1E Sec 28

Brown, Jacob

14 April 1816

12-1E Sec 19

Brown, Jeremiah

6 June 1816

11-1W Sec 26

Croft, Jacob

28 Sept 1816

11-1W Sec 5

Echols, Jesse

24 Sept 1816

11-2W Sec 15

Echols, William

12 Feb 1816

13-1W Sec 31

Hardgrave, John

29 April 1816

12-2W Sec 31

Hardgrave, Robert

29 April 1816

11-1E Sec 34

Henderson, Francis

23 Feb 1816

unknown poss 13-1W

*Huntsaker, Abram

29 April 1816

unknown poss 13-1W

Right, William & Davis

14 Jan 1816

11-1E Sec 18

Sams, Rice

29 April 1816

12-1W Sec 25

Sams, Thomas

29 April 1816

12-1E Sec 14

Whiteaker, John

29 April 1816

unknown poss 12-2W

Woolf, George & Hughes, William

23 Feb 1816

unknown poss 12-2W

*Note:  Name should be Hunsaker, according to Gerry Sawyer

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