Hamilton County, Illinois
Genealogy and History


Captain William Riley Gallian
Born May 1, 1840 Equality, Gallatin Co., Il.; died May 25, 1930 home in Garuthersville Mo. Served in the Civil War. In 1866 opened a mercantile store at Dale Il, postmaster to 1906. About 1912 moved with son J. J. Gallian to Poplar Bluff Mo. Married 4 times. Survived by widow Mrs. Evans Gallian, 2 sons and 1 daughter.

[Times June 12, 1930 - Unknown Contributor, thanks!]

Mason Morris Garrison

Born December 31, 1854 near Garrison, died July 24, 1931, in home at Belle Prairie; son of Seman and Sylvester Barnes Garrison (see Hamilton Co. marriages # 604 Oct. 10, 1842.) Married Emmer J. Turner, September 11, 1883; 1 child Rosella, died. Married Mrs. Ida Lane Halley. Leaves widow; two brothers Thomas and Douglas, both of Aden; 2 step-daughters Mrs. A. W. Simpson of Belle Prairie and Mrs. E.R Maulding of McLeansboro. Interred at Crouch Cemetery.

(Times, March 26, 1931- Legacy of Kin p.305 1931-43. Submitted by Unknown Contributor, Thanks!) 

Onas Hillery Grant

Born July 24, 1912 Died Dec 15, 1915; son of Willie and Susan Grant, leaves parents; one brother Clarence and 1 sister Gladys. Interred Cherry Grove
[Times Dec 23, 1915 /1916; Legacy of Kin p.154]

Susan Sofronia Grant
Born Oct 22, 1892 Died Nov 4, 1918, Home in McLeansboro, Married W. E. Grant Aug 17, 1902; 5 children 3 survive; Gladys, Clarence, Troy; 1 son died Onas Hillery Grant Leaves husband 3 children; mother; 1 sister 1 brother. Interred Cherry Grove
[Times Nov. 14, 1918; Legacy of Kin p. 170]

John Henry Green
Born September 23, 1856 Hamilton Co. IL died October 2, 1937struck by auto on Bell City Road; son of Thomas and Abashaba (Trammell) Green eldest of 11 children. Married Mary A. Crouch September 9, 1884- she died 1935 leaves children Mrs. Bessie Claunch survives 1 child Alonzo C. Green died, leaves 1 sister Mrs. Tabitha Rose; 2 brothers George of E. St. Louis and Adam of McLeansboro 6 grandchildren, Chris Geiger of Strawn, Marie Mitchell of Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Granger of Srawn, Frank Geiger of Dahlgren, Virginia Staton of St. Louis, Mo. Frank Green of Carbondale. Interred Crouch Cemetery
(Times Leader, October 28, 1937; p.385-386 Legacy of Kin. - Submitted by Unknown Contributor, Thanks!)

 Mary Adeline Crouch Green
Born February 18, 1854 near Belle Prairie; died November 16,1935 daughter of Warner Buck and Margaret Josephine Eubanks Crouch. Married John Henry Green 1884 2 children Alonzo C. died1920 (1919) and Mrs. Bessie C. Claunch leaves grandchildren Mrs. Virginia Staton of St. Louis Mo. Frank O. Green of St. Louis Mo. Chris Geiger of Strawn, Lawrence Geiger of Farmer City, Mrs. Marie Mitchell of Dahlgren and Frank Geiger of Dahlgren Interred in Crouch Cemetery.
(Times Leader, November 21, 1935 - Unknown Contributor, Thanks!) 

Herman Griswold
-- Born Nov 23, 1887, Saline County died Dec 6, 1957; son of John & Sophronia ROBERTS Griswold. Father died about 1890, mother remarried William Henry Davis.
Married Oct 22, 1914 Amby Wooldridge, left wife and 2 sons & 2 daughters.
Interred Hickory Hills

[Times-Leader Dec 26, 1957 -- Unknown Contributor, Thanks!]

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