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Surnames: ENGLISH SHELDON SHELER
Submitter: Jean Ward ([email protected])
Date: 28 Dec 2000
URL: English

Im seeking any information on the Charley English family I belive may have lived early on in Pope county Charleys wife was named Addie and they had a son named Dick I think Herbert English is still living I dont know if Herbert is a brother or cousin to Charley This my Dads foks from his mothers side Margeret arried John Sheldon Charley was Margerets half brother any help would be appreciiated Thank you

Surnames: MORGAN COMER GRIFFITH
Submitter: Janey Dean ([email protected])
Date: 27 Dec 2000

I am looking for info on Lewis MORGAN...he married Emily GRIFFITH...they had 6 daughters...one of which was Orlean..she died in her early twenties in the early 1900's...Orlean married Harry COMER...any help would be appreciated....thanks....

Surnames: BUZBEE DAVIS HUSTON
Submitter: PATRICK MURRAY ([email protected])
Date: 23 Dec 2000

Looking for info on Hall Huston BUZBEE who married Pope Co. IL 21 Oct 1821 to Sarah DAVIS.

Surnames: FRANKLIN LAUDERDALE
Submitter: Kerry Worthen/Krempasky ([email protected])
Date: 21 Dec 2000

David Franklin son of Charles and Sarah Elizabeth Lauderdale in the 1860 Pope Co. Ill Census. Any information of this family or ancestors will be appreciated. Thank You.

Submitter: Kerry Worthen/Krempasky ([email protected])
Date: 21 Dec 2000

David Franklin son of Charles and Sarah Elizabeth Lauderdale in the 1860 Pope Co. Ill Census. Any information of this family or ancestors will be appreciated. Thank You.

Surnames: ALLEN CORNELL POTTS
Submitter: Darrell W. Stroh ([email protected])
Date: 20 Dec 2000

Looking for any information on Ethan ALLEN, a bricklayer by trade. He was said to have come from Indiana to pope co. in 1858. He had a daughter Laura who married my great-greatgrandfather Edward Cornell. Ethan ALLEN was also said to have been a Civil War Veteran. He is possibly buried in Pope Co. Any information about him, his family, and decendants is greatly appreciated!

Surnames: WAGNER/WAGONER DAVIS-WESLEY
Submitter: Kerry Krempasky ([email protected])
Date: 20 Dec 2000

Searching the Wagner's, moved from Butler Co. Penna in 1866. I have John Wagner and many children. Who was the mother of these children. I have Dora Wagner Born Aug. 18, 1855 in Penna., married Wesley Davis on Jan. 7, 1875 in Pope Co.,Ill. and Dora passed away in Metropolis, on Aug. 30, 1930. Like to know her parents name. Also like any information on Wesley Davis.

Surnames: OWENS CALDWELL GOLDEN CHASTAIN NEELY NELSON JOHNSON ALSMAN FOY
Submitter: Regina Rice ([email protected])
Date: 15 Dec 2000

Looking for connections to the surnames listed. OWENS: Levi,Martha J.,James,Samuel Thomas, Blithey,Sarah,Earl, Ernest, Artie (NEFTZGER) CALDWELL: Wm. A, Emma, Claude, Bessie, George H., Lula Belle, Effie GOLDEN: Hickman, Mary (CHASTAIN), Lavina,Charles A.,Andrew Porter, Emma R., Margaret Charlotte, Carrie (Caroline) NEELY: George, Georgia Mae NELSON: Earl JOHNSON: Alfred Henry, Charlotte ALSMAN: Elva Allene FOY: Izora

Surnames: BOICOURT PELL BAKER DREIER FIELD RICHEY SCRANTON SMYTHE JOYNER
Submitter: Jean Boicourt ([email protected])
Date: 11 Dec 2000

John Mathis BOICOURT died in Golconda, Pope Co. in 1893. John was married 4 times: Elsa SMYTHE in abt 1840, Eleanor RICHEY in 1842, Jane Paisley PELL in 1857, and Melissa Ann SCRANTON in 1873. All marriages were in Pope Co. His children married: John C. BAKER, Mary K. FIELD, Margaret DREIER, Mildred JOYNER Anything sound familiar?

Surnames: SHEPPARD HENSON
Submitter: Sandy Freels ([email protected])
Date: 09 Dec 2000

I need to help secure the birth certificate for my 93 year old aunt. She was born in Hamburg, Illinois on May 29, 1907. Is Pope county the correct county for Hamburg? What is the address to send for a birth certificate?

Surnames: POE BRUSH
Submitter: Barbara Holman ([email protected])
Date: 09 Dec 2000

I am seeking information on my grandfather and his family: 1. James Thomas Poe (My grandfather) who came from Carbondale circa 1890's to Miami, Ok. 2.He was one of 8 sons and one daughter from Allison Poe's marriage to Indiana Brush. 3.Alison's father was Robert Kent Poe who lived in Pope county in 1800's Thank You, Barbara Holman

Surnames: AKRIDGE MCGOWAN MABREY
Submitter: Sharon Wilson ([email protected])
Date: 09 Dec 2000

Looking for info on: Andrew AKRIDGE bd 6 Mar 1886, Golconda (Pope Co.)Ill. dd 4 Oct 1960, Torrance CA His mother's maiden name: MCGOWAN His father's last name assumed: AKRIDGE Married Dovie Anna MABREY Grateful for any help Sharon Wilson, [email protected]

Surnames: WHITESIDE BELFORD
Submitter: Theresa ([email protected])
Date: 06 Dec 2000

Looking for WILLIAM WHITESIDE that shot WILLIAM BELFORD in 1864. William Belford hunted runaway slaves and had a confrontation with the Whiteside. I would like to know the descendants of the William Whiteside and who was his mother and father? Thanks for your help. Theresa

Surnames: WILLIAMS FINNEY
Submitter: Doug Barnes ([email protected])
Date: 02 Dec 2000

I am looking for any information on Francis Marion Williams b August 8, 1849 d July 2, 1887 m Mary M. Finney August 10, 1871. Mary Finney (also known as Aunt Mary) died January 3, 1943 in Eddyville, Il. They had 10 children 8 of whom lived into adulthood. They were as follows Elijah, Norman, Arthur, Millie Maynor (married name) and Nora Whiteside (married name)of Eddyville. Vina Miller (married name) of Carrier Mills. Effie Jane Ragan (married name) of Golconda and Virgil Williams of Sikeston, Mo. Any information on any of these names would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: CROMEENES
Submitter: roy adams ([email protected])
Date: 30 Nov 2000

we are researching the surname Cromeenes. we understand there were a lot of them in pope cty any info would be appreciated thank you

Surnames: PULLAM PULLUM PULLIAM
Submitter: Carol Krajnik ([email protected])
Date: 29 Nov 2000

Surname: PULLAM/PULLUM/PULLIAM I found a Margaret Pullum, born April 1839 in Kentucky in the 1910 Pope County Federal Census, Jackson Precinct. She had 13 children of which 3 were living. A grandson, Johnnie, and granddaughter, Maggie B., were living with her. Margaret was a widow by this time. Is anyone researching this family? I would like to see if there is a connection to the Pullam family of Union and Webster Counties in Kentucky and Pemiscott, Missouri. Please contact me via email or via this list. Thank you.

Surnames: KING KELSO
Submitter: Mike Ballard ([email protected])
Date: 25 Nov 2000

FLOYD KING (also known as JOHN FLOYD KING) b 1842 m 1864 to MARY M. (maiden name unknown) d 1908. MARY M. b 1845 d 1898. their 3rd child, ROBERT E. KING was born in Eddyville, Ill 11/5/1870 in Pope County. any information on this family is greatly appreciated. willing to share what we have. thank you mike ballard [email protected]

Surnames: MCCUAN SIDWELL
Submitter: Marcy ([email protected])
Date: 25 Nov 2000
URL: http://www.rootsweb.com

Searching for parents of Louisa Jane Sidwell and Woodson Smith McCuan. Their child, Lenna Augusta McCuan, my Grandmother, was born in Pope County, IL, September 29, 1890. Thank you.

Surnames: KING, JAMES PRINGLE, SARAH AND JAMES KING, JOHN, B IN KENTUCKY 1801
Submitter: Dorotha Loveless ([email protected])
Date: 12 Nov 2000

KING,James born 1810-12 in Ireland (location there unknown) I would like to know when he came to Pope County. His marriage to Melvina King, daughter of John King and land records were found in Massac county for the year l844. It is possible that his property was partly in Massac Co. and partly in Pope Co. I think Sarah ? Pringle Cable may have been a King. She was also born in Ireland, but I have no information as to when she came to U.S. She and James Pringle had property in Pope Co. I have her probate from Massac Co. and U.S. census of 1850.

Submitter: Tom Tooley ([email protected])
Date: 11 Nov 2000

looking for hunting resources/clubs in pope county

Surnames: DYE
Submitter: Wayne L. Dye ([email protected])
Date: 02 Nov 2000

REBECCA DYE: Daughter of William Henry Dye & Elizabeth. Born Bedford Tn. 25 December 1820. Is my great grandmother. Trying to find her first husband. Second husband was E.O. F. Faun 1854. My grandfther of her first husband. His name Thomas E. Dye b. 1849. Any information on her first marriage will be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: OWENS WETHERINGTON GOLDEN CALDWELL JOHNSON ALLCOCK
Submitter: Regina Rice ([email protected])
Date: 01 Nov 2000

Looking for info on the OWENS family of Pope/Massac Co., IL, late 1800's and early 1900's. Among the names related are: Blitha L. OWENS, s/o Levi and Martha J. OWENS, married Mary Jane WETHERINGTON, d/o Wm H. WETHERINGTON and Susan P. ALLCOCK (WILKINS)WETHERINGTON James L. OWENS, Samuel Thomas OWENS, and Sarah OWENS DEAN, siblings of Blithey L. OWENS. Also looking for family of GOLDEN's related to: Hickman GOLDEN and Mary F. CHASTAIN/and Lavina, Charles A. GOLDEN, Andrew Porter GOLDEN, Margaret Charlotte GOLDEN, wife of Alfred Henry JOHNSON. CALDWELL's: William Augustus CALDWELL, wife Emma R. GOLDEN, children: Claude CALDWELL, Bessie CALDWELL OWENS, Lula Belle CALDWELL (NEELY)VEDDER, George H. CALDWELL, and Effie CALDWELL. Recognize any of these names? Please contact me. Regina [email protected]

Surnames: ROBINSON MCCOY
Submitter: Don Blauvelt ([email protected])
Date: 31 Oct 2000

ROBINSON, Henry W., from Syracuse, NY (Plymouth Congregational Ch.) in 1883 to daughter's home in Golconda, associated with the Presbyterian Church, d. Aug. 11, 1884 in Golconda. The baptism records on the web regarding Henry suggest his two daughters, Laura and Lucy, may have been married to MCCOY family. Would like to have more information. Is there an obit? Henry was married by his father (Rev. Septimius Robinson) to Mary Erwin Stevens on March 11, 1839 in Morrisville, VT. Henry was the eldest son of Rev. Septimius and Lucy (Stoddard) Robinson and was the oldest brother of my ancestral grandfather in this family. Henry was a 7th generation grandson of the Rev. John Robinson, pastor of the Pilgrims in Leyden, Holland.

Surnames: MORROW MILLS BISHOP EVANS MORRAY
Submitter: Robert Garrett ([email protected])
Date: 30 Oct 2000

Would like to exchange information with researchers working on any of the following names: SAMUEL MILLS MORROW, ELISHA MILLS, WILLIAM BISHOP, MARTHA BISHOP, NANCY EVANS, JAMES BISHOP MORRAY.

Surnames: DUNGEE DUNGEY DUNGY
Submitter: Jacquie MacWilliam ([email protected])
Date: 22 Oct 2000

I am searching for connections to my DUNGEE/DUNGEY/DUNGEY ancestory in Pope County. I have evidence that my ancestor, William Dungee/Dungey/Dungy purchased 80 acres of land in Pope Co.(Shawneetown. The document states that the purchase took place 04-28-1820. The date of the document is 07-28-1838. It was signed by Martin Van Buren, Jr. It states that he had migrated from Livingston Co., KY. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY CONNECTION TO THIS MAN? IF SO, PLEASE WRITE!

Surnames: HURST
Submitter: Julia Anderson ([email protected])
Date: 18 Oct 2000

I am interested in any information on the HURST family of Pope Co. Does anyone know where Sterling Carroll Hurst is buried? Julia Anderson

Surnames: CULLUM WILSON
Submitter: Grace Cole Penn ([email protected])
Date: 16 Oct 2000

Hello,i am searching for information on my gr.grandmother Nettie Cullum,who married my gr. grandfather Andrus Wilson in Carlisle Co.,Ky. ab.1888. I have very little info on her family,ihave her father's name as James Cullum and that she lived in Pope Co.before she married. would appreciate it so much if some one could do a look up in 1880 census or for any info that anyone has. Thank's so much, Grace [email protected]

Surnames: CHAS. G. ROSSIGER CURTIS ROSSIGER PAUL ROSSIGER HELEN ROSSIGER ETTER
Submitter: Karen Frederick ([email protected])
Date: 13 Oct 2000

Any information on Chas. G. ROSSIGER 1861- 1916

Surnames: HALL CULLUM
Submitter: Barb ([email protected])
Date: 12 Oct 2000

I am looking for information about Charles Harrison Hall b.September 16,1892 d.April 30,1958 in Golconda,Ill.He married Della Thompson Oct 7,1922 His Parents were Clark and Liza (Cullum) Hall.Any information would be appreciatedThanks.

Surnames: MORSE THOMANN
Submitter: Dewey Carter ([email protected])
Date: 11 Oct 2000

MORSE/THOMANN Searching for information on Jonathan Morse, wife Martha J. Morse and their children. Also need info on Joseph Thomann, his wife and children. Joseph bought 40 acres in Pope Co from Jonathan on 10-2-1890.

Surnames: YOUNG HAMILTON
Submitter: Louis Young ([email protected])
Date: 11 Oct 2000

James YOUNG (likely son of Wm. YOUNG) m. Hannah Knox HAMILTON in Pope Co. Dec. 5, 1820. They bore at least one son (John Hamilton YOUNG, b. 1822) and possibly a daughter (Margaret YOUNG) prior to moving to Macoupin Co. in 1828, where they became successful farmers, produced more children and lived for at least two generations. Can anyone confirm James' parentage and that Margaret was his and Hannah's daughter?

Surnames: NESSELRODT ROBERTS SCHUCHART HERTTER WHITESIDE
Submitter: Betty ([email protected])
Date: 10 Oct 2000

NESSELRODT-Andrew married anna Schuchart. Pope County --Henry Nesselrodt Married Anna Hertter, lived in Pope County. John Valentine Nesselrodt married Melissa Roberts. James Nesselrodt married Delcie Whiteside , Henry Nesselrodt married to Anna . Any information on any of these would be a great help. I have found some information in Pope County. THANKS

Surnames: NEELY PREWETT BOBBITT
Submitter: Carol Neely ([email protected])
Date: 09 Oct 2000

Lookingfor a list and information for cemetary listings for NEELY's,PREWETT,or BOBBITT's. Where would I go for this,according to records they liked near Golconda and are buried there.Thank you C.Neely

Surnames: STORY WOMACK
Submitter: Teri Rice ([email protected])
Date: 08 Oct 2000

I am looking for information on Guilford Dudley Story b. 1797; married an unknown Cherokee Indian then married Nancy Jane Womack. Interested in all descendants. I would also like information on both wives. Is there any pictures any where in Pope County of Storys' Does any one know where any of the cem. are that they might be buried? Some info I have is Old Story Cem. near Lusk, Il., Would like to come and look for them. Will share my story info. Thanks.

Surnames: YOUNG HAMILTON
Submitter: Louis Young ([email protected])
Date: 03 Oct 2000

James YOUNG (likely son of Wm. YOUNG) m. Hannah Knox HAMILTON in in Pope Co. Dec. 5, 1820. They bore at least one son (John Hamilton YOUNG, b. 1822) and possibly a daughter (Margaret YOUNG) prior to moving to Macoupin Co. in 1828 where they became successful farmers, produced more children and lived for at least two generations. Can anyone confirm James' parents' names and that Margaret was his sister?

Surnames: FOSTER
Submitter: Melinda Helgemo ([email protected])
Date: 29 Sep 2000

FOSTER - Searching for any information on my great grandmother Della Alice Foster. Born approx. 1866 in Galconda. If you have any information, I would sure appreciate it. You can e-mail me at [email protected]

Surnames: LACKEY COPELAND
Submitter: Norman Davis ([email protected])
Date: 24 Sep 2000

Looking for information on the family of George W. & Elizabeth Lackey. Known to have lived in Pope Co., Illinois as early as 1818. May have left there between 1830 and 1837. Found in Benton Co., Ark. by Feb. 1837. Other family that I am interested in is Daniel Copeland. He may have lived in the area of Pope County in the 1830's. He is known to be in Benton Co., Ark. by 1837.

Surnames: HAYS SLANKARD
Submitter: Gene Hill ([email protected])
Date: 22 Sep 2000

Robert (Robin) Hays/Hayes m 1 Jan 1827 Priscilla Slankard. Will share information re. Hays and Slankard families. [email protected]

Surnames: KESTERSON
Submitter: CLAUDIA EAGAN ([email protected])
Date: 22 Sep 2000

Kesterson family of Pope County Illinois. Does anyone have any information regarding this name? Thanks you, Claudia Eagan

Surnames: BAKER TRIVILLION BIVINS ESKEW LAUDERDALE WHITESIDE GILLAIM MITCHELL HARKRIDER
Submitter: Richard L. Baker ([email protected])
Date: 20 Sep 2000

The Baker family in Pope county. This is not a question, but rather a note of thanks for all who have been so helpfull in finding information on the many BAKER family members that were a part of Pope county's history. Richard L. Baker Coos Bay, Or.

Surnames: WILLIAMS MITCHELL GIBSON WIERWILLE
Submitter: David Rushing ([email protected])
Date: 17 Sep 2000

WILLIAMS, MITCHELL, GIBSON, WIERWILLE NANCY L. WILLIAMS b 16 Dec 1852 m THOMAS L. MITCHELL 16 Dec 1874 in Pope County, IL.. She died 22 Oct 1876 after the birth of LAURA MITCHELL on 2 Oct 1876. LAURA was raised by MARY ELLEN GIBSON, THOMAS' second wife. LAURA m WESLEY C. WIERWILLE 9 Jan 1901. NANCY is buried in New Liberty Cemetery in Pope Co., IL. Her stone has an "M" for a middle initial (MITCHELL?). She is buried at the end of a row of Williams. Based on this I have "assumed" WILLIAM S. & SARAH ANN WRIGHT WILLIAMS are her parents. Her siblings buried there are GREEN B., MARY A., THOMAS, AMOS, JAMES JOEL, SARAH ANN dau, LYDIA and a broken stone I can't read. Am I correct in my choice of family members for NANCY?

Submitter: Bobbi ([email protected])
Date: 12 Sep 2000

I am looking for any information on the Bebout Family. Lived in Pope Co., Illinois abt. 1920. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: BOYD MARTIN FARMER MCGREGOR
Submitter: Sue Gillick ([email protected])
Date: 10 Sep 2000

Ray (L?) BOYD born in Golconda, Pope County-when? Married Hazel MARTIN-when and where? Parents' names? Where he's buried? Have listing for possible 2nd marriage to Sylvia Mc Gregor on 16 Dec 1929, in Stonefort, Pope County. Hazel Martin to have been born in Stonefort, Pope County on 20 Jan 1900. Her parents were Perry W. and Martha Farmer Martin. Hazel was listed as a step-daughter on 1910 census in Massac County. Hazel was my husband's grandmother. Would appreciate any help at all. Thanks, Sue

Surnames: RUSHING ELLIOT MARSHALL
Submitter: David L.rUSHING ([email protected])
Date: 07 Sep 2000

Surnames: RUSHING, ELLIOT, MARSHALL I would like information about the following Rushing family, parents, siblings, and descendants. ABRAHAM D. RUSHING b 24 Aug 1818 m NANCY C. ELLIOT b 8 Feb 1819 in TN. Their oldest son JAMES H. b 23 Jul 1842 in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., TN.. The 1860 Census of Calloway Co., KY., includes the remaining family members - PRESTON W. b 7 Sep 1844 d 21 May 1862. ALMIRA b ca 1847, TN., alive May 1862. WILLIAM b ca 1849, TN., alive May 1862. MILDRED b 23 Apr 1851, d 31 May 1862.. MARTHA b ca 1854, TN., alive May 1862. THEOPHILUS b ca 1857, TN., alive May 1862, m LINNE C. MARSHALL 9 Aug 1882, Johnson Co., IL. SUSAN L. b 29 Nov 1859, d 1 Jun 1862. JAMES H. enlisted in the UNION army 18 Aug 1861 at Stonefort, Saline Co., IL.. He gave his post office as Zion Hill, Pope Co., IL.. He was captured at Fort Donelson and paroled in May of 1862, with the small pox. He died 8 May 1862 at home and was buried in the Rushing Cem., Johnson Co., IL. Within 30 days small pox took a deadly toll on the family, ABRAHAM died 29 May 1862 and then PRESTON W., MILDRED and SUSAN died and all were buried in Zion Cem., Pope Co., IL. NANCY C. d 25 Mar 1905 and is buried with her family in Zion.. .

Surnames: HUTSON HAZLEWOOD
Submitter: Phyllis Richerson ([email protected])
Date: 04 Sep 2000

Seeking William and Moses Hutson, early 1800s. William Hutson appears in 1820 Pope Co IL census. Seeking any more info about him or his wife Sally Hazlewood. They were taxpayers in Livingston Co KY from time of marriage in 1813 until about 1815. I suspect she is the daughter of Cliff Hazlewood, who also seems to have moved from KY to IL. If anyone sees William Hutson in 1830 census or sees death of Moses or William, wills, etc., I would be so happy to hear from you.

Surnames: BAKER KIMBALL JACKSON BIVINS ESKEW
Submitter: Richard L. Baker ([email protected])
Date: 04 Sep 2000

Seeking information on MARY ELVINA BAKER, married to John L. Jackson, on 8-25-1861. John believed to have been a member of the 120th Il. Infantry, Company A. Mary Elvina then married John Eskew on 1-15-1863. On 4-26-1868 she married George W. Kimball and on 3-1-1871 married Leonard Bivins.

Surnames: SLANKARD LIGHTFOOT WILLIAMSON
Submitter: Sandy DeHart ([email protected])
Date: 01 Sep 2000

SLANKARD, LIGHTFOOT: Looking for any information concerning the Birth of Benjamin Franklin SLANKARD abt.1840 Ill. He is shown as Head of hh 30 Yrs old, in 1870 Census Pope Co, Ill 69/69 Wool... with wife Sarah A. T. her age 20. children: Jacob 8 Marshal L. 1 Osceola 10 and Sanrada(believe Sandra). Anyone who can help. Please contact me. Wife maiden name Lightfoot 1st Mar: Nancy Jane Williamson abt Mar 10 1859.

Surnames: SLANKARD BRYANT
Submitter: Raelene Smyth (raelene_99)
Date: 29 Aug 2000

Searching for Slankard family , Born in Ill and Children also born in Ill. Father was George F. Mom was Hilda, children John M., Alice, Flora, Lafayette, Ida, Seinady ? (female 3 ) Yebader ? (male 1). The family moved to Lawrence Co. Mo in late 1869. My great grandma raised a Roy Slankard as her own, but married William Bryant. No one knows where Roy came from. Any info would be appreciated. Thank-You

Surnames: HEAD PENBROOK BOCKMANN AUTTENHAUS BLUDDEN CORANDER ROBINSON BAYMANN HILL
Submitter: Shirley Frias ([email protected])
Date: 28 Aug 2000

surname HEAD, GEORGE CITY; JERSEYVILLE, ILL. I am trying to locate my immediate family in Jerseyville, Ill. Can anyone help me? Thank you, Shirley Frias Colorado

Surnames: HICKS STONE SHELDON ROBERTSON LAVENDER MCCLURE TWITCHELL BALDWIN KOKER
Submitter: Kathleen LaRose ([email protected])
Date: 28 Aug 2000

Searching for those related to Russell Wayne Hicks and Beulah Mae SHELDON, their parents Henry Camel Hicks, Opal STONE, Ezra Thomas Sheldon, and MaeBelle ROBERTSON, in Illinois counties of POPE, HARDIN, SALINE, and GALLATIN.

Surnames: LEEPER YATES
Submitter: LaDonna Collett ([email protected])
Date: 26 Aug 2000

Trying to find a death date &place of burial for the following:JOHN M.LEEPER supposed to have died before 1830 in Pope Co.His wife SARAH(YATES)LEEPER d.before 1839 in POPE Co.Illinois.

Surnames: BAKER TROVILLION ESKEW LAUDERDALE MCCOY BEVINS GRANT
Submitter: Richard L. Baker ([email protected])
Date: 25 Aug 2000

Pope county was the home of the BAKER's, children of Henry Baker and Martha Stogner. The names were, William Joseph, James Thomas, George Washington, Isaac Newton, Henry D., Daniel M., Mary Elvina, and Viola A. They married into the families of, Baker, Grant, Trovillion, McCoy, Eskew, Bevins, and Lauderdale. Any information you may be able to share can be sent to [email protected] Thanks to all of you. Richard L. Baker

Surnames: JONES GERRARD JOHNSON
Submitter: Marilyn Finkbeiner ([email protected])
Date: 23 Aug 2000

My great-grandfather was Joseph Durman Jones. His wife was Mary Elizabeth Gerrard Jones. I am searching for any information I can find on them. There son Sherman William Jones married my grandmother, Maude Mae Johnson. If you have any information on them I would appreciate hearing from you. I believe they lived around Golconda, Illinois in Pope County.

Surnames: MORSE TRAMMEL BUCHANAN HARPER FULKERSON RUSSELL THOMPSON
Submitter: Bob Morse ([email protected])
Date: 23 Aug 2000

Looking for any info. on Harvey Morse b abt 1820, prob. Pope Co., IL. Married Manerva Trammel. Had ten children, Martha, Sarah, Amelia, John Philip, Harvey Jr, Stephen, Armstrong, John, Polly J.,&Matthew. Amelia marr. Wm Buchanan, John Philip marr. Margaret Harper, Harvey Jr. marr. Nancy Fulkerson, Stephen Marr Jennie Russell, Polly marr. John Thompson. Believe they all lived in Pope Co., IL. Would welcome any further info. about this family. Thank you, Bob Morse Plainfield, VT

Surnames: CLIFFORD SANDERS
Submitter: Paula Cannon ([email protected])
Date: 23 Aug 2000

Can anyone tell me where I can find the location of Wool in Pope County in the 1880s? Maps I've found don't show it. Thank you Paula

Surnames: KING LAUDERDALE RANDOLPH WHITESIDE
Submitter: Claudia King (cking @aracnet.com)
Date: 23 Aug 2000

My father was Wiley E. King,as was his father. The senior King was the brother of Raymond L.(or B.)King and Ezra King. They grew up in the Eddyville/Golconda area. Their father, my great grandfather, was also named Raymond King, I think. My grandfather's wife's name (my grandmother) was Missouri B. King and her maiden name was Lauderdale. Her mother's surname was Randolph, I think. She and Wiley E. King, Sr. were married in Pope County in 1899. On the same day, 2/26/1899, my grandmother's sister, Hettie Lauderdale, married my grandfather's brother, Ezra King. My grandmother had at least one other sister, possibly Bessie Lauderdale, who married Perry Whiteside. Thanks for any information you can provide.

Surnames: KING WHITESIDE LAUDERDALE RANDOLPH
Submitter: Claudia King ([email protected])
Date: 22 Aug 2000

8/22/00 Hello from Portland, Oregon. My father was Wiley E. KING,Jr.; his father was Wiley E. KING, Sr. The senior King was a farmer and general store owner, and in later life lived in Toledo, Ill. He was the brother of Raymond B or Raymond L King (my great uncle)and they grew up in the Golconda or Eddyville area. Raymond remained on the family farm of their parents. Their father, my great grandfather, was also named Raymond King I think. My grandfather's wife's name (my grandmother) was Missouri B. King and her maiden name was LAUDERDALE. Missouri B. King's mother (my great grandmother) may have had a the surname RANDOLPH. A sister was, I think, named Bessie Lauderdale and she married Perry WHITESIDE (they lived in Marion, Ill. at least in the 50's-60s). Thanks to anyone who has information to share. can provide. Claudia King

Surnames: KING LAUDERDALE
Submitter: Claudia King ([email protected])
Date: 21 Aug 2000

I am related to the King families and the Lauderdale families in Pope County. My father was Wiley (Bud) E. King, Jr. and my grandfather was Wiley E. King as well. He had a brother named Raymond King and I believe their father was also Raymond King. The younger Raymond lived on the small "farm" near Golconda or Eddyville, I believe, where he and my grandfather were raised by Raymond King and whomever was his wife. My grandfather, Wiley E. King, Jr. was married to Missouri B. King, whose maiden name was Lauderdale. They were married in Pope County and are buried there. I do not know the names of my grandmother's parents (my great grandmother/grandfather). I would like to learn of descendents of the Kings and Lauderdales.

Surnames: HATHAWAY WILLIAMS
Submitter: Cindy L Skiles Frie ([email protected])
Date: 21 Aug 2000

I am looking for information on the family of Josiah Williams (20 mar 1808 - 1 Dec 1863) who was married to Hannah Mahala Hathaway(1811 - 3 July 1874). Cindy L Skiles Frie

Surnames: LAUDERDALE
Submitter: Cindy L Skiles Frie ([email protected])
Date: 21 Aug 2000

I am researching the Lauderdale families of Pope County. I am a descendent of John L Lauderdale who died in Pope CO in May of 1845. He was married to Pheobe Reese who died between 1870 - 1880. Cindy L Skiles Frie

Submitter: Donnita ([email protected])
Date: 13 Aug 2000
URL: http://come.to/creativets

I'm looking for any maps that do include old roads all over pope county. Such as old trails, roads, postal routes, doctors routes, stage coach routes, roads that were of public use, and more. Maps must be 1800's or early 1900 before The Shawnee Forest was form. Any help would be deeply appreciated. Thanks

Surnames: HAYES SLANKARD HAYS KING EUBANKS
Submitter: Tammy Hayes ([email protected])
Date: 12 Aug 2000

I am looking for ANY info on the Hayes and Slankards of Pope Co. ILL. in the early to mid and late 1800's our line begins with a Robert Hayes born 1802 and Prisilla Slankard Hayes born 1809, they merried and had several children which appear with them in the 1850 census for Pope Co. ILL. please contact me if you can help. [email protected]

Surnames: BARTON CRAIG
Submitter: Gloria Craig ([email protected])
Date: 09 Aug 2000

I am looking for parents and siblings of ROBERT B. CRAIG married October 20, 1845 to EVELINE BARTON. The only children I know of are WILLIAM and CHARLES ANDREW. EVELINE BARTON CRAIG was living in Heartshorne, Ok. in 1910 in the home of son CHARLES, age given as 84, mother of 7 children, 3 living. Would appreciate any information concerning names of children and marriages, death date and burial location of ROBERT CRAIG and EVELINE BARTON CRAIG.

Surnames: BETHELL BETHEL COTTER
Submitter: Tacia Leshe Bethel ([email protected])
Date: 08 Aug 2000

Surname BETHELL I am searching for my husbands grandfathers family. Joseph Bethell was born in Pope Co.,IL in 1882. Later moved to Hamilton Co.IL and married Effie May Cotter. 3 children, Byford, Hazel Irene, and Charley Val. Later dropped one L in name. Also took the Postal exam in 1910(?). Tacia Leshe Bethel [email protected]

Surnames: HOWELL
Submitter: Sherry ([email protected])
Date: 08 Aug 2000

My dad was born in Pope county and I know he attended school there. Does anyone know how I would go about getting information on the school? He was born in 1928 so I guess he started to school in 1933 or 1934? They lived in Golconda at that time. His name was James Howell and he had a brother named George that went to school there also, same last name, George was older. Thanx Sherry

Surnames: HOLLOWAY
Submitter: Karla Wesseln ([email protected])
Date: 08 Aug 2000

Looking for information on HOLLOWAYS OF POPE CO.especially Burton Williamson and Malinda Wasson Holloway and their children and descendents. Came to Pope Co. from Rhea Co, TN around 1840's.

Submitter: KIM TAYLOR ([email protected])
Date: 03 Aug 2000

I am looking for a lawyer to represent my sister in a case concerning arragavaited assult in which she is not guilty.Please respond asap, court date is August 9th at 1:15 pm in Pope County, Golconda Il. Her name is Mikena Taylor thanks and God bless.

Surnames: HARRIS SALES
Submitter: Donna Dules ([email protected])
Date: 02 Aug 2000

I'm looking for information on Mary F. Harris, she married Banjamin Sales - Feb 1872 in Pope Co. Illinois. In the 1880 they lived in Livingston Co. Kentucky Does any one know who her parent were? Any information you can give me will be greatly appreciated. Donna

Surnames: HARRIS SALES
Submitter: Donna Dules ([email protected])
Date: 02 Aug 2000

I'm looking for information on Mary F. Harris, she married Banjamin Sales - Feb 1872 in Pope Co. Illinois. In the 1880 they lived in Livingston Co. Illinois. Does any one know who her parent were? Any information you can give me will be greatly appreciated. Donna

Surnames: BAKER MCCOLLOCH TROVILLION
Submitter: Richard L. Baker ([email protected])
Date: 28 Jul 2000

Seeking information on the marriage of Lillig G. BAKER to Charles M. MCCOLLOCH in Pope County, Illinois. Lillie believed to be the daughter of William Joseph BAKER and Mary Elizabeth (TROVILLION) BAKER. Lillie born abt. 1868.

Surnames: BAKER MCBROOM
Submitter: Dorothy Lay ([email protected])
Date: 26 Jul 2000

McBROOM,BALER I am searching for a Minnie Baker who married Samuel George McBroom, possibley in Pope County sometime before 1897 when their son was born in Christian County, Illinois. Anyone ever heard of either of these people? Thank you.

Surnames: GRANT ESKEW BAKER TROVILLION BEVINS MCCOY LAUDERDALE
Submitter: Richard L. Baker ([email protected])
Date: 24 Jul 2000

Seeking information on the family of Henry and martha Baker who came to Pope county in 1851 from Henry County TN. They had ten children, of which six were known to have married in Pope County, and three of whom are buried in Pope County along with Henry and Martha. Their names and spouses are. James Thomas Baker married Mary L. Baker Isaac Newton Baker married Louisa H. Grant. William Joseph Baker married Mary Elizabeth Trovillion Henry D. Baker married Emma McCoy Mary Elvina Baker married (1) John A. Eskew (2) Leonard L. Bevins Viola A. Baker married George W. Lauderdale. Henry Baker had three brothers who also came from TN. They were, Benjamin, William and Nathan.

Surnames: SHELBY
Submitter: Vonnie Elzie ([email protected])
Date: 23 Jul 2000

I am looking for any information on Willie Shelby b.9/16/1902 in Golconda, Il d.11/24/1902 buried in the Old Cemt. located in Pope Co. Il. Death record was found at the Pope Co. Courthouse but no birth record was found. Can you help me find Willie's birth parents? Vonnie

Surnames: ENGLISH
Submitter: Shannon Ward ([email protected])
Date: 23 Jul 2000

I am a descendent of John D. and Martha A. Hurford English. John b.8/16/1847 d.unknown, Martha b.8/3/1833 d.2/27/1911. I have been told that John was a Cherokee Indian. The only other information that I have is 3 children: Isaac N. English, Charles L. English and Franklin English. If you have any information that could help please respond. Shannon

Surnames: SHELBY
Submitter: Shannon Ward ([email protected])
Date: 23 Jul 2000

I am a descendent of Clara Luretta Shelby. I have no birth or death dates but I know that she is buried in the Shelby Cemt. located in Pope Co. Il. Her parents were James Johnson Shelby and Mary Barbara VonCree. Her children were: Essie Mae Shelby, Pearl Shelby, Burt Shelby, Freeman Shelby, and Lloyd Shelby. If you can be of any help I would love to here from you. Shannon

Surnames: DOCTORMAN
Submitter: Sherry ([email protected])
Date: 21 Jul 2000

I received a copy of part of the 1880 Census of Pope county Illinois. For Doctorman. I have a question. I know that the initals beside the names stands for where the individuals were born then the fathers birthplace and then the mothers birthplace. My question is does anyone know what GE stands for? I have found no state that has those initals. Thanks Sherry

Surnames: TAYLOR LANIER PATTON DAVIS SIMMONS MADDEN ELLIS
Submitter: Beth Lane ([email protected])
Date: 16 Jul 2000
URL: http://www.geocities.com/herrinfamily

Looking for ancestors of Paton PATTON & Jane ELLIS, James T. TAYLOR & wife Mary; John T. SIMMONS & Sarah Catherine MADDEN; & Clara LANIER Taylor wife of William David TAYLOR; Elizabeth DAVIS PATTON & sister Jenny DAVIS Pritchard.

Surnames: BROWN LEWIS
Submitter: Joseph Lewis ([email protected])
Date: 13 Jul 2000

Looking for ancestral information for Charles P. Lewis 1824-1866 born in TN Married Charlotte Brown 1832-1917 Last seen on an 1850 Hardin Co. IL Census Iterested in an 1830 Pope Co. Census

Surnames: SIVELLS ARMSTRONG
Submitter: Nancy Sivills Thompson ([email protected])
Date: 12 Jul 2000

Looking for information on Warren Sivells, who lived in Golconda, Illinois at the beginning of the Civil War. He was a Pvt., Co. L, 6th IL. US Cav. He later moved to Dover, TN. (Stewart Co.) and then to Cadiz, KY. (Trigg Co.) where he married Susan C. Armstrong in 1858, I believe. Who were Warren's parents? Another Sivells, George from Shawneetown is also listed in his regiment. Possibly a brother? Any information would be appreciated.

Surnames: ROBINSON DICKENS RODGERS SISTLER
Submitter: Linda Rogers Grinnell ([email protected])
Date: 10 Jul 2000

Would like contact with descendents or just information in general on the following couple and their descendants: Edward Christopher Robinson (son of Morris Robinson and Martha C. Dickens). He was born Feb 17 1880 and died Sep 4, 1963. He married Prudence Lavina Rodgers, daughter of William Jefferson Rodgers and Margery Sistler,in Pope County on March 7, 1900. Prudence was born February 16, 1880 and her deathdate is unknown. Their known children are: Fay, Marjorie, Vincent, Bernice, Tommy, and Halbert. Linda Rogers Grinnell [email protected]

Surnames: ROGERS HOPKINS LAUDERDALE GRISHAM
Submitter: Linda Rogers Grinnell ([email protected])
Date: 10 Jul 2000

Searching for descendants of John Davis Lauderdale (son of John L. Lauderdale and Rhoda Grisham) and his wife, Mary Jane Hopkins, daughter of William Houston Hopkins and Samantha Rogers. John Davis Lauderdale and Mary Jane Hopkins married in Pope County in March of 1880 and may have lived in the Rock vicinity. Their known children were: Alpha, female John Della Any information would be appreciated. Linda Rogers Grinnell [email protected]

Surnames: ELAM REED
Submitter: Geneita Hanson ([email protected])
Date: 10 Jul 2000
URL: http://communitywebtv.net/GENEITAFROMIL/ReedandHansonwebsite

John M Elam was married to a Reed had one son known of Rueben C H Elam born in Pope County any info well be welcome thank you.

Surnames: WALKER
Submitter: Rebecca Hanes ([email protected])
Date: 09 Jul 2000

I am looking for any information on ROY WALKER b. April 9, 1878. He married Viola Mae and I do not know her maiden name, but they raised their famly in Golconda, Pope Co. IL Their children's names are Verlie E Walker, Jewell E. Walker, Clara Walker, Vernon Walker and Oscar Walker. This is the only part of the family that I know and am looking for information that would help me to trace them back further in time. Any info would help greatly:)

Surnames: REID SHAW
Submitter: Homer Weaver ([email protected])
Date: 06 Jul 2000

I am looking for any info on Charles T. Reid born 1860 in Johnson Co., m- Sarah Shaw 1878 in Massac Co. Found on 1900 census in Johnson Co. with 2 children, Allis & Tender T. Have not found them after 1900. If you have any info please contact me at [email protected] Thank you. Homer Weaver

Surnames: ALLEN DALTON HAZEL DAMRON BOWMAN ALEXANDER PARKER
Submitter: Pam Harrell Whiteside ([email protected])
Date: 26 Jun 2000

John William Allen and Martha Elizabeth Dalton Allen came from Livingston Co KY to MO with nine children about 1860. John and the three oldest boys died of typhoid. Martha and remaining children started back to KY but stopped in Pope Co IL. Surviving children were William, Margarete, Jennie, Laura, Francis Elizabeth (Betty), and Mich (Michelle?). William is buried in Thebes. Margaret m Marion Hazel and had Tom, Carroll, John, and Lillie. Jennie m Billy Damron (her cousin) and had Guy, Gertie, and Garnie. Laura m1 Bowman, m2 Alexander, buried in Thebes. Betty m David Warren Harrell (my line). Mich m Parker and had McKinley, Lindley, and Triphene. Looking for info on any members of this family. Also would like confirmation on Martha Elizabeth's name - have found two sisters Margaret and Elizabeth, daughters of William John Dalton in Livingston KY. Which one ended up in Pope Co?

Submitter: Sheila Anderson (Sande71284)
Date: 21 Jun 2000

LOOKING FOR FAMILY OF JAMES Baily Jones he would be my great great grandfather. He Lived in Golconda Ill. believe on a 600 acre farm before 1941. thank you Sande71284

Submitter: Sheila Anderson (Sande71284)
Date: 21 Jun 2000

LOOKING FOR FAMILY OF JAMES Baily Jones he would be my great great grandfather. He Lived in Golconda Ill. believe on a 600 acre farm before 1941.

Surnames: HILL OHARREL OWENS BELL
Submitter: mary guyon hill ([email protected])
Date: 20 Jun 2000

Hello! Does anyone out there know where Whiteside Cemetary is located? I know where Pleasant Hills' is located is it near there? I am researching the Hill family from Georgia. James Hill born @1777 and died in Hardin co. March 1850 if anyone knows where this person is buried i would be grateful. Thanks, Mary Hill Searching: Hill,Owens, Bell(KY), Oharrel

Surnames: SIMPSON
Submitter: Aimee ([email protected])
Date: 18 Jun 2000

Hello from Susanville, CA. I am seeking information on my g/grandfather John P. SIMPSON b. 1843 IL. He enlisted in the 29th regiment out of Pope Co. during the Civil War. At the time he was a farmer, possibly living in New Liberty. He married Mattie(unknown) in the year 1874 in Massac County. He and Mattie had 7 children: Mamie(died infancy), Leonie, Ebba, Essie(my grandmother), John P., Myrtle, and Harry. I thank you for viewing this query. Please e-mail: [email protected]

Surnames: GRIFFIN GRIFFITH BAKER WARREN KEITH ABBOTT PARKER CANADAY VANCLEVE
Submitter: James R Griffin Sr ([email protected])
Date: 17 Jun 2000

I am researching in POPE COUNTY the following names: Griffin, Griffith, Baker, Warren, Keith, Abbott, Parker, Louis, Watkins, Jackson, Canaday, VanCleve.

Surnames: HICKS DUFF
Submitter: Billie Taylor ([email protected])
Date: 16 Jun 2000

I'm looking for information on the Hicks family that lived in the Pope county area around 1870. Specifically Martha Melinda Hicks who married Elijah Duff in Arkansas ... siblings were Dora, Susie, Willie and Theodore. Need parents first names. Would be grateful for any information.

Surnames: LAWHORN WARREN BAILS JENKINS
Submitter: Donna Lawhorn Chaney ([email protected])
Date: 11 Jun 2000

I am searching for any information on Ruben F.Lawhorn and Sarah J. Jenkins Lawhorn m.9/3/1871 in Pope Co. also Thomas M. Lawhorn and Mary S. Warren m.11/15/1893 in Pope Co. also perhaps Emery {Emerson}Lawhorn and Mary N. Bailes

Submitter: Terry Rushing ([email protected])
Date: 11 Jun 2000

FREE LOOK-UP-GOLCONDA-COURT HOUSE Tuesday-13th , will be going go to Court House. Will do births, marriages and death records look-up. Please, specify name and date,if you want a copy, state you will pay for this and postage. Early marriage before 1878, will only list groom and bride and date of marriage. Please send info before Tues. 13th, before 9:00 a.m.

Surnames: HANDLING WRIGHT
Submitter: Jim ([email protected])
Date: 08 Jun 2000

Looking for info on William HANDLING and Lavina WRIGHT, who married on 2 Feb 1824 in Pope County, IL. They later lived in Greene Co. and Jersey Co. Jim

Surnames: WILLIAM S BARGER RONEY POTTER AKA AS DENNIS LEE POTTER PENN ...SOMETHING (FEMALE)MARRIED TO WILLIAM RUBY BRUSH
Submitter: Tonya (Rose) ([email protected])
Date: 06 Jun 2000

Looking for anything on a William S Barger ( shufflebarger roots)his son Frank and sibs... A woman by the surname of Penn something ( Williams wife) Franks wife... Ruby Brush... and a man that signed a marriage certific as a Roney Potter but millitary record papers are under Dennis Lee Potter so Im not shur what name he was born under........ all came from Pope county... Frank and Ruby where married in Cape Mae? not sure but it was cape something.. and so was Potter. Any info would be greatly appreciated... I am the GGGranddaughter of William... [email protected]

Surnames: BUCHANAN/BUCHANNON METCALF RUSSELL SANDERS
Submitter: Bobbie Jean Wilson ([email protected])
Date: 02 Jun 2000
URL: Metcalf, Benjamin F.

I am looking for information on parents of my greatgreat grandfather Benjamin Franklin Metcalf born 1838 in Kentucky and moved to Ill at age of 12 He was a Mason died about 1932/1934 in BayCity in Pope County. Thank you for any and all help. Surnames in this line are Buchanan, Louisa (wife of Ben Metcalf)-Metcalf, also Sanders, Russell


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