2. Susannah Katherina Huegely
Born on March 4, 1851 in Mascoutah, St Clair County, Illinois
Residence 1930 in 408 North Mill Street, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois. Living with sister "Lizzie Buchner, age 76"
Died on July 24, 1937 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.
3. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Huegely
Born on October 3, 1853 in Mascoutah, St Clair County, Illinois
Married George Buehner on July 24, 1884.
Notes : According to obituary, her husband died a month after marriage.
When researching old newspapers, in 1869 the pastor of the M.E. Church was "George Buehner,"
possibly father to this individual?
(Notes source : Wanda Groennert's Papers)
Residence 1930 in 408 North Mill Street, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Died on December 10, 1940 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
4. Sophia Huegely
Born on December 21, 1855 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Died on September 8, 1861 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
5. John Huegely Jr.
Born on February 25, 1858 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Married (1.) Annie S. Keller on May 24, 1884.
She died on September 1, 1892.
Married (2). Setta E. Weihe on September 25, 1895
She was the daughter of Fred Weihe.
Died on April 29, 1944 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Known Children of John & Annie (nee Keller) Huegely :
i. Ella C. Huegely
Born on 12 Apr 1885 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Married Robert Edgar Pence on April 24, 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri
He was the son of Robert & Frances (nee Meyer) Pence
He was born on August 3, 1885
He died on October 1, 1959 in Harvard, McHenry County, Illinois
Died on February 5, 1964 in Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois
Known Children of Robert & Ella Pence :
i. Charles E. Pence
Born on January 18, 1908 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Married Mary Backus about 1933
Died on February 26, 1984 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio
Known Children of Charles and Mary Pence :
a. Suzanne Pence ( 23 Feb 1940 - 08 Jun 2004)
b. Patricia Pence
CHARLES E. PENCE
Mansfield -- Charles E. Pence, 76, retired production control engineer for the Hartman Electrical
Mfg. Co., died early Sunday at his home, 596 Park Avenue West.
Mr. Pence was born in Nashville, Ill., Jan. 18, 1908 and was a 1929 graduate of the University of
Wisconsin, where he was a member of the Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity. He came to Mansfield
in 1946 from Akron, where he was an engineer for Goodyear Aircraft.
Mr. Pence was a member and former trustee of the First United Methodist Church, a member of
Mansfield Lodge No. 35, F. & A.M., past patron of the Order of Eastern Star, and a member of the FISH ministry.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Backus Pence, with whom he recently celebrated his 51st
wedding anniversary; two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Suzanne) Hamlin of Tampa, Fla., and Mrs.
George (Patricia) Neilaur of San Diego, Calif.; two brothers, Ivan of Lombard, Ill.; and Robert of
Charleston, Ill.; one grandson; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted in the Finefrock Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday by the Rev.
Robert Baker, pastor of the First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial
Park. Friends may call in the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. The family requests that any
memorial contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church.
[Note : four granddaughters were omitted from the list of survivors.]
ii. Ivan E. Pence - Born on September 27, 1915; and died on January 7, 1999.
Services for Ivan E. Pence, 83, of Chandler will be 2 p.m. Monday at Mesa
Heritage Mortuary, 5650 E. Main St. He died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999, in Chandler.
Mr. Pence, a retired electrical engineer, was born in Belvidere, Ill. Survivors
include his daughter, Penny; sons George and Richard; 5 grandchildren; and 10
great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. Memorials:
American Diabetes Association, 9034 N. 23rd Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85021.
iii. J. Robert Pence
Born on 09 December 9, 1919 in Denver, Denver County, Colorado
Married Ruth A. Rennebohm in 1947.
Died on March 12, 1993 in Charleston, Coles County, Illinois.
Known Children of J. Robert & Ruth Pence :
a. Edward Pence
b. William Pence
c. Michael Pence
d. John Pence
e. Carol Pence
Charleston -- J. Robert Pence, 73, of Charleston died at 7:33 p.m. Friday (March 12, 1993) in
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Harper-Swickard Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
He was born Dec. 9, 1919, in Denver, Colo., a son of Robert and Ella Huegley Pence. He married
Ruth Rennebohm in 1947; she survives.
Other survivors include four sons, Edward Pence of Charleston, William Pence of Ellicott City,
MD., Michael Pence of Rochelle, Ill., and John Pence of Marietta, GA; one daughter, Carol Birch
of Tijeras, NM; one brother, Ivan Pence of Glendale, Ariz. and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother.
Mr. Pence was a music professor at Eastern Illinois University; he retired in 1977. He was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church of Charleston.
Memorials can be sent to Wesley United Methodist Church or the J. Robert Pence Scholarship Fund at Eastern Illinois University.
Charleston -- A memorial service for J. Robert Pence was held Thursday afternoon at the Wesley
United Methodist Church with the Rev. Terry Clark officiating.
The organist was Mrs. David Swickard. Also played were Welsh and English choral music, brass
ensemble music and "Fanfare For The Common Man" by Aaron Copeland.
Mr. Pence, 73, of Charleston died March 12, 1993, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.
ELLA H. PENCE|
HARVARD -- Mrs. Ella H. Pence, 78, of Evergreen Park, long-time Harvard resident, died Wednesday night in Pontiac.
She was born April 12, 1885, in Nashville, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Huegely.
On April 24, 1907, in St. Louis, Mo., she was married to R. Edgar Pence, who died Oct. 1, 1959.
Mrs. Pence was a member of the Harvard Methodist Church and a past matron of Harvard Eastern Star Lodge.
Survivors are three sons, Charles E., Mansfield, Ohio, Ivan E., Evergreen Park, and J. Robert,
Charleston; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Finke,
Brookline, Mass., and Mrs. Olive Mann, New Rochelle, N.Y.; and a brother, Homer Huegely of Ohio.
Friends may call in the Schutt, McFarlin and Saunders funeral home, where services will be
conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday by the Rev. Russell Koenig. Burial will be in Belvidere cemetery.
Robert Edgar Pence, 74, a retired Harvard businessman and salesman for Starline Corp., died Thursday, Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Mr. Pence passed away in the Harvard Community Hospital after a long illness. Services were
held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Schutt-McFarlin-Saunders funeral home, the Rev. Commodore
Chasteen of the First Methodist church officiating. Burial was in the Belvidere Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Ella; three sons, Charles E. of Mansfield, Ohio; Ivan E., Evergreen Park, Ill.;
and J. Robert, Charleston, Ill.; a sister, Miss Helen M. Pence, Macomb, Ill.; and nine grandchildren.
R. Edgar Pence was born Aug. 3, 1885 at Nashville, Ill., the son of Robert and Frances Meyer
Pence. He attended grade and high school at Nashville, and then joined his father in the nursery
business, raising thousands of peach, apple and cherry trees.
After his marriage to Ella Huegely, April 24, 1907, he moved to Chicago where he was a
bookkeeper for the Chicago office of the National Sewing Machine Co. He was later transferred to the Belvidere office.
During WWI he was YMCA secretary at Camp Grant in Rockford and later at Denver, Colo.
In September of 1920 he moved to Harvard and was employed by the Manley Motor Company,
conducted a hardware business in partnership with the late Judd Hancock for about 10 years, then
became a salesman for Starline where he was employed 23 years.
Mr. Pence was an active member of the First Methodist church, having taught Sunday school and
singing and directing choirs. He was a Master Mason in the Harvard Lodge 309 AF & AM and also
Past Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star. He was made a Master Mason on July 18, 1918, in
Belvidere and affiliated with the Harvard Lodge Dec. 7, 1920.
ii. Florence Huegely - Born in September 1890.
Known Children of John & Setta (nee Weihe) Huegely :
i. Olive Huegely
Born on September 5, 1896 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois,
[Note: July 7, 1922 -- She took a three-month pleasure trip to various countries in Europe;
via New York Port, New York, New York.
ii. John Homer Huegely
Born on November 1, 1898 in Illinois.
Residence in 1930 at 501 North Mill St., Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Married Marion Clarissa Glezen
She was born on August 26, 1893 in Iowa, and died on May 5, 1990 in Dade County, Florida.
Died on March 18, 1967 in Columbus, Ohio.
Known Children of John & Marion Huegely :
i. Betty A. Huegely
Born on April 10, 1921
Married Clifford Grieman on 11 July 11, 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri
Died on 20 Aug 1997 in Ft. Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida
ii. Mary J. Huegely - Born about 1925
iii. John Homer Huegely Jr.
Born on November 30, 1926
Died on 18 January 18, 1993 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio,
iv. Joyce Huegely - Born about January 1930
v. Royce Huegely
Born about January 1930
Died on June 20, 1968 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
May 4, 1944
Kindly, dignified John Huegely, whose very countenance reflected the fine character and
integrity that set him apart as an individual has gone to his reward. Mr. Huegely succumbed
Saturday night at 11 o'clock from a heart ailment which caused a general decline inn his health for
several years. Seriously ill for almost a week prior to his passing, his children had all been called
That he should die in Nashville seemed strangely significant as it was here the deceased
was born and had lived all of his 86 years. He could well have been termed one of Nashville's own sons.
The child of John and Suzanne Reither Huegely, February 25, 1858 was his birth-date.
Receiving his elementary education in the local public schools, Mr. Huegely attended Central
Wesleyan College at Warrenton, MO., also Jones Commercial School in St. Louis before
becoming associated in the flour milling industry with his father in 1878, a connection maintained
over a period of nearly 60 years. In business he became widely known and respected for the
qualities of honest and fair dealing that made him such an admirable figure.
Twice married, Mr. Huegely's first wife was Anna Keller, who passed away in September
of 1892 just eight years after their wedding on May 25, 1884. Two daughters were born of this
union and upon entering wedlock with Miss Setta Weihe on September 25, 1895, she mothered
them tenderly along with the children that blessed her own union with Mr. Huegely. The four
remain now with the sorrowing widow, namely: Ella, Mrs. Edgar Pense of Harvard, Ill.; Florence,
Mrs. Irwin Finke of Brookline, Massachusetts; Olive, Mrs. Alden T. Mann, Jr., of New Rochelle,
New York; J. Homer Huegely of Detroit, Michigan. He also leaves three sons-in-law; one
daughter-in-law; ten grand children; five great-grandchildren; two sisters; two sisters-in-law; a
number of nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Mr. Huegely was a lifelong member of Wesley Methodist church and for several years
was organist in the church and Sunday School.
His funeral was held in the Wesley church Tuesday afternoon with Rev. Mayo Bowles of
Chester, a former minister here, officiating. Mrs. T. L. Brandt and Miss Olivia Hake sang,
accompanied by Mrs. E. F. Gewe at the organ, and the following were pallbearers: Dr. J. P;.
Leibrock, Joseph D. Maxwell, J. Paul Carter, Albert Eigenrauch, Enloe Buhrman, Harry O. Eise.
Remains were laid to rest in the Greenwood cemetery.
Among those from out of town attending the rites were Mr.. and Mrs. R. E. Pense of
Harvard; Mr. and Mrs. Irwin E.; Finke of Bookline, Mass.; Mrs. Alden T. Mann, Jr. of new Rochelle,
new York; J. Homer Huegely of Detroit; Mrs. L. M. Mothershead, Miss Lena Liese, Geo. Bieser
and daughter, Mrs. Emil Gauss and William Bieser of Belleville; Irvin Postel and Miss Myrtle
Postel of Mascoutah; Mrs. Helen Purdy and Mr. and Mrs. Deed Purdy of DuQuoin; Rev. and Mrs.
Mayo Bowles of Chester; Fred Greiman of Hoyleton.
6. Henry Huegely
Born on September 17, 1860 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Died on August 8, 1869 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois (Source : Nashville Journal, June 30, 1910)
7. George Huegely
Born on February 10, 1863 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Married (1). Mary A. Johannes on March 9, 1890; by Rev. F. Schmale
She was born on ( ? February 10, 1863 ?) in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
She died on July 23, 1912 in Washington County, Illinois.
Married (2). Katharina Kern on September 30, 1911; by Rev. A. Ludwig.
She was the daughter of George Kern.
She was born on September 20, 1878 in Hassloch, Bavaria, Germany.
In August, 1910, emigrated to United States.
Residence in 1920 - Three Mile Road, Nashville Township, Washington County, Illinois.
[Note: Application for passport in 1915 stated she and daughter would be visiting "sick mother" but
application for passports for her and her daughter in 1920 stated she never used the passport
issued in 1915. The 1920 passport application requested a two-year stay in Europe.]
She died in August of 1972 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.
Residence 1900 in Beaucoup Township, Washington County, Illinois
Died on July 23, 1912 in Washington County, Illinois
Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery [which is now part of Greenwood Cemetery], Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.
George & Mary (nee Johannes) Huegely; on November 29, 1892, appointed guardians of :
i. Lydia Schneider - She died on July 6, 1893.
ii. John Schneider.
||Known Child of George & Katharina Huegely :
i. Georgiana Huegely - Born on September 24, 1912 , two months after her father's death.