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The following surnames are mentioned in the book "Prairie Pioneers of Illinois, Volume I." What is listed here are some of the surnames, year they settled in Hancock County, birth, death, & marriage dates as well as the spouse and dates for her. For further information on the family such as children and who submitted the information, please email me here
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Thomas Cambron
Settled in Hancock County in 1837
born 1774 Charles Co., MD
died Sept. 25, 1842 in Fountain Green, IL
married Sept. 1, 1796 Washington Co., KY to
Jane Queen
born 1777 in Maryland
died March 14, 1866 in Fountain Green, IL

Jacob Conner
Settled in Hancock County in 1850
born Oct. 12, 1828 in Lancaster, PA
died July 2, 1901 in Oro Fino, California
married Aug. 19, 1847 in Warsaw, IL to
Constantia Douglas Stevens
born Dec. 25, 1828 in St. Charles, MO
died Nov. 4, 1899 in Oro Fino, California

John Watkins Crockett
Settled in Hancock County in 1835
born March 17, 1790 in Jessamine, KY
died 1853 in Paducah, KY
married April 1811 in Jessamine, KY to
Louisa Bullock
born circa 1790 in Jessamine, KY
died 1840 in Plymouth, IL

William T. Dye
Settled in Hancock County in 1856
born Sept. 5, 1855 in Brown Co., OH
died March 1, 1941 in Hancock Co., IL
married Oct. 5, 1876 in Carthage, IL to
Hortense Elizabeth Yetter
born 1858 in Carthage, IL
died 1925 in Carthage, IL

John Henry Enzeroth
Settled in Hancock County in 1848
born Jan. 25, 1803 in Schnellrade, Germany
died May 26, 1883 in Warsaw, IL
married circa 1824 in Germany to
Barbary Elisabeth Lichae
born June 24, 1803 in Bergheim, Germany
died April 6, 1867 in Warsaw, IL

John Garland
Settled in Hancock County in 1860
Born circa 1830 in Ireland
died (no date listed) in Bowling Green, MO
married about 1855 to
Caroline Conder
born about 1830 in Ireland
died (no date listed)

Robert Hill
Settled in Hancock County in 1842
born April 17, 1790 Canon Frome, England
died August 15, 1873 in Hillsdale, IL
married Oct. 19, 1811 in Canon Frome, England to
Ann Ardin/Arden
born March 27, 1790 Bosbury, England
died Dec. 25, 1882 in Hillsdale, IL

Sherman Hotchkiss
Settled in Hancock County in 1830
born March 25, 1789 in Conn.
died (no date listed)
married (no date listed) to
Nancy Brooks
born July 1, 1846 in Saginaw, MI
died Oct. 7, 1924 in Saginaw, MI (?)

Stephen Leonard
Settled in Hancock County in 1850
born Feb. 5, 1812 in New Jersey
died April 8, 1856 in Hancock County, IL
married circa 1839 in New Jersey to
Mary Jane Quinby
born Oct. 5, 1815 in New Jersey
died Feb. 11, 1886 in Colony, MO

Warren Miller
Settled in Hancock County in 1837
born 1809 Tioga Co., New York
died (no date listed)
married circa 1827 in New York to
Pheby Ann Strong
born 1808 in New York
died (no date listed)

Pilgrim Pope
Settled in Hancock County in 1836
born circa 1822 in Indiana
died Nov. 23, 1858 in Hancock Co., IL
married Jan. 12, 1843 in Hancock Co., IL to
Martha Jane Cambron
born circa 1822 Washington Co., KY
died (no date listed)

John Rowley
Settled in Hancock County in 1870
born Nov. 16, 1830 in Westport, Ireland
died March 2, 1875 in Mason Co., IL
married Oct. 3, 1855 in Burlington, IA to
Julia McDonough
born Oct. 10, 1831 in Westport, Ireland
died Sept. 7, 1901 in Fulton Co., IL

Hickerson Wright
Settled in Hancock County in 1833
born 1791 in Virginia
died Jan. 25, 1877 in Hancock County, IL
married Nov. 8, 1821 Smith Co., TN to
(1) Cynthia Donohue
born (no date listed)
died May 20, 1846 in Ft. Green, IL
(2) Ada (no last name listed)
born (no date listed)
died Feb. 15, 1874


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