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FIEDLER FAMILY

Henry Fielder
Henry Fiedler

Henry FIEDLER was born13 Nov 1821 in the Grand Dukedom of Hessen, Germany. Unknown who his parents were. He emigrated to America in Aug 1847. He died 31 Jul 1861 in Beardstown, IL. Unknown where he is buried, but family legend has it in the old cemetery where Beard School was built, but no trace of a stone has been found. He was married to Anna Maria KELLER.

Anna Becker
Anna Maria KELLER FIEDLER BECKER

Anna Maria KELLER was born 14 Sep 1816 in Coldonen Rhine Prussia. Unknow who her parents were. She was the wife of Henry FIEDLER, and the mother of Valentine. Her husband died in 1861, she married George BECKER in 1865. Mary is buried in Jockish Cem., according to her death certificate. She had 1 son, Valentine, and 2 unknown children who probably died in infancy.

Conrad Fielder
Conrad Valentine FIEDLER

On the back of this photo it says, "This is My Picture, Age 25, Taken July 8, 1876, Photographed by F.J. Kesler, Beardstown, Illinois"
Conrad Valentine FIEDLER was born 20 Jun 1851 in Beardstown the son of Henry and Mary KELLER FIEDLER. Valentine died 10 Jan 1936 in Bluff Springs Twp, Cass County, IL. He was married 2 Mar 1877 to Wilhelmina Orophina Christina DOUR in Bluff Springs Twp, Cass Co., IL

Wilhelmina Fiedler
Wilhelmina Orophina Christina DOUR FIEDLER
wife of Valentine  

Minnie DOUR FIEDLER was born 16 May 1860 in Mecklinburg, Germany, the daughter of Lewis and Louisa ENGLE DOUR.
Minnie died 13 Jan 1939, Bluff Spring, Cass Co., IL. She and Valentine are buried in the Beardstown City Cem.


DYER FAMILY

James and Ida DYER had seven children. One died at age four and there were six surviving children.

DYER JAMES E M/W UNK 90051 3/31/1933 CASS SANGAMON VALLEY TWP 33-04-02

1870 Census, Page 4, Virginia Precinct, Cass County, Illinois, 3rd of May, 1870, Virginia Post Office
Age 12 - Male - White - Attended School.

1880 Census Township 17 N, Range W, Cass County, Illinois,1st day of June, 1880.
Dyer James E - White - Male - Age 22 - Born in April - Servant - 1 month not employed - Farm Laborer - Born in Illinois - Father's Birthplace Indiana - Mother's Birthplace - Indiana.

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 Dyer, James E to Mott, Ida Frost on February 5, 1885 Record 056/08004277 Cass.

1900 Census of the United States Illinois Cass Virginia Precinct
4th Day of June - James E - Head -White - Male - April - 1958 - Age 42 - Married - Married 15 Years - Born in Illinois - Father Born in Tennessee - Mother Born in Tennessee - Could Read - Could Write - Spoke English - Rented - Farm.

1910 Census - Age 52
Bluff Springs Precinct, Cass County, Illinois. (Grandson Floyd B Dyer lived in this household in 1910 but do not know who's son he was.)

1920 Census Sheet 5, Illinois, Cass, Beardstown Precinct, 5th & 6th of January 1920, Beardstown City, Supervisor's District No 12, Enumeration District No 24, 1st Ward - 1105 9th Street -
Head - Owned Home - Mortgaged - Male - White - Age 61 - Married - Able to Read - Able to Write - Born in Illinois - Father Born in Tennessee - Mother Born in Tennessee - Spoke English - Material Distributor - Steam Railroad. (Two Boarders are listed on this Census as living with the family. 1. Wright Julia A - Female - White - Age 10 - Single - Attended School - Could Read - Could Write - Born in Arkansas - Father Born Unknown US - Mother Born in Kentucky - Spoke English. 2. Wright W_lla M - Female - White - Age 6 - Single - Born in Arkansas - Father Born in Unknown US - Mother Born in Kentucky.)

1930 Census Panther Creek Township Illinois
Father - Rented Home - Male - White - Age 76 - Widowed - No Schooling - Could Read or Write - Born in Illinois - Father Born in Illinois - Mother Born in Illinois.

CENSUS YR: 1860 TERRITORY: IL COUNTY: Scott DIVISION: P.O. Glasgow, IL PAGE NO: 163 REFERENCE: July 18, 1860

HN FN LAST NAME FIRST NAME AGE SEX RACE OCCUP. REAL VAL. PERS VAL. BIRTHPLACE
1174 1163 - DYER, John 34 M Farmer Tn
1174 1163 - DYER, Mary 25 F Tn
1174 1163 - DYER, Wm. 4 M IL
1174 1163 - DYER, James 2 M IL
1174 1163 - DYER, Isaac 22 M Farmer 150 Tn
1174 1163 - DYER, Agnes 51 F Tn
1174 1163 - DYER, Elenor 77 F Tn
1174 1163 - DYER, James 16 M Farm Laborer IL
1174 1163 - DYER, Alexander 36 M Farm Laborer Tn

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index - Dyer, John to Witcher, Mary on January 11, 1853 Vol./Page III/, License No. 512, Cass County.

1870 Census Page 4, Virginia Precinct, Cass County, Illinois, 3rd day of May, 1870, Virginia Post Office.
Age 40- Male - White - Farmer - Personal Estate Value of $300 - Place of Birth - Illinois - US Citizen.

Contributed March 2008 by Dianna Renfrow


 


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