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Henry County
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History & Genealogy


Tax Payers and Voters

Source: "The history of Henry County, Illinois : its tax-payers and voters : containing also a biographical directory, a condensed history of the state, map of the county, a business directory, an abstract of every-day laws, war record of Henry County, officers of societies, lodges, etc., etc."
Chicago: H.F. Kett & Co., 1877


Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by K. Torp


EDFORD TOWNSHIP.

ADDICKS GEO. lives with father, G. Addicks, P.O. Geneseo; Rep; Meth; from Ill..
ADDICKS GERHARD, Sec. 25, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Meth; from Germany.
ALDRICH FRANK, lives with Elias Hart, P.O. Geneseo; farmer.
ALLEN EDSON, lives with Elias Hart, P.O. Geneseo, farmer; Rep; Meth; from N.Y.
ALLSHOUS S. Sec. 22, P.O. Geneseo; carpenter; Rep; Church of God; from Pa; owns 12 ac.
ANDREWS AUSTIN, lives with G. A. Carter, P.O. Geneseo; rents 80 acres in Osco; Rep.
ASDALE SAM, P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.
AUSTIN FRED'K. Sec. 26, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Meth; from N.Y; owns 120 ac. $7,200.
AUSTTN WM. Sec. 23, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Cong; from N.Y; 135 acres.

BAILEY J. H. Sec. 11, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; from Denmark; 37 acres, val. $850
BARNARD F. H, Sec. 32, P.O. Geneseo; coal operator; Rep; Unit; from Mass.
BECK JOHN, P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.
BEHRENS HENRY, Sec. 16, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; 80 acres, $3,200.
BEHRENS JULIUS, Sec. 27, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; owns 80 acres.
BELLINGER A. Sec. 22, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; from N.Y; owns 119 acres.
BERGSTROM AUGUST, lives with L. W. Hoit, P.O. Geneseo; Luth; from Sweden.
BERNHARD JOHN, P.O. Geneseo; works for Mrs. Doolittle; Luth; from Denmark.
BIGGS W.C. Sec. 25, P O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Meth; from W. Va; owns 80 ac. val. $48OO.
BILLS CHARLOTTE L. Mrs. Farm, Sec. 21, P.O. Geneseo; born in Loraine, Jefferson Co. N.Y. April 16, 1837; came to th18 Co. in 1856; Meth; owns 242 acres, val. $12,000. widow of Ora A. Bills, who was born in Jamaica, Windham Co. Vt. Aug. 12, 1832,died April 2. 1870; were married Jan. 27, 1857, at Edford, Henry Co; have three children, Geo. A., Clarence M. and Carrie L, all living with mother.
BILLS GEO. A. lives with mother. C. L. Bills, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Meth; from Ill..
BILLS HENRY, Sec. 27, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Church of God; from Vt; owns 120 acres.
BILLS M. A. Sec. 22, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Church of God; from Vt; owns 160 acres.
BLANK J. lives with mother, Sec. 34, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Evangelical German; from Prussia.
BLIVEN LYMAN L. Sec. 16, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; from Ind; owns 120 ac. $4,800.
BOESEE FRED. Sec. 20; coal miner; rents 40 acres of G. Bushnell; Dem; Luth; Germany.
BOLTON SAML. Sec. 13, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Prot; owns 5 acres.
BOYDEN CHAS. D, Sec. 17, P.O. Green River; farmer, rents 80 ac. of E. P.Boyden; Rep; Ill..
BOYDEN JOHN D. Sec. 17, P.O. Green River; farmer, rents 80 ac. of E. P. Boyden; Rep; Mass.
BRIX JOHN, Sec. 16; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Cath; from Austria; 80 acres, val. $3,200.
BROWN A. G. lives with Mrs. F. Smith; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Pres; from Mass.
BROWN JOHN, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
BROWN JOHN, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for Downs & Wilson.
BROWN RANSSLER, Sec. 9; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Prot; from N. Y.; rents 70 acres.
BUCHANAN BENJ. lives with father, H. G. Buchanan; P.O. Morristown; Dem; born Ill..
BUCHANAN H. G. Sec. 23; P.O. Morristown; farmer; Dem; from Md; wife owns 240 acres.
BUCHANAN JOHN M. lives with father, H. G. Buchanan; P.O. Morristown; Dem; from Pa.
BUCHANAN THOS. P. lives with father, H. G. Buchanan; P.O. Morristown; Dem; from Pa.
BUCHOLZ HENRY, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
BUCHOLZ WM. P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
BUCKLEY THOMAS, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
BURNS LARRY, P.O. Green River; coal miner; from Ireland.
BURNS PATRICK, Sec, 20; P.O. Green River; farmer; Dem; from Ireland; owns 160 acres.

CALHOUN ALECK, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
CARTER GEO. A. Sec. 34; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; from Ohio; owns 240 acres.
CASERY JAS., P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
CAVANAGH, JAS., P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
CHISANOSKE JOS., Sec. 33; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Cath; from Prussia; owns 60 acres.
CHRISMAN, J. R., P.O. Morristown; farmer; Rep; Bapt; from Ky.
CLAVONT JOHN, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
CLEVER WM. Sec. 25; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Luth; from Germany; owns 160 acres.
COOK L. Sec. 29, P.O. Geneseo, farmer; Dem; Luth, from Germany; owns 120 acres.
COURT MORITZ, Sec. 36; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Luth; from Germany.
COURTHOUSE FRITZ, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
CRAWFORD MOSES, Farmer; Sec. 31; P.O. Green River; born in Penn. in 1830; came to Henry Co. in 1864; Rep; owns 280 acres land, val. $12,000; married Barbara Baduner, of Penn. in 1851; three boys, John Clark, Samuel Harvey, Wm. Ewing.
CRAWFORD L. H. lives with father, M. Crawford; P.O. Green River; Rep; German Luth.
CURTIS ROBERT, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
CUSHMAN SYLVESTER, Sec. 4, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Cong; from Vt; 160 acres.

DAVIS CHAS., P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
DAVIS HENRY, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
DAVIS JAS., P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
DAVIS THOMAS, Secs. 23-24, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; rents 125 acres of D. L. Machesney; Rep.
DAVIS WM. Green River; coal miner; works for Downs & Wilson.
DENNIS DANL. C. Sec. 16, P.O. Geneseo; fanner; Rep; Church of God; from Conn; 50 ac
DILENBECK M. H. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 23, P.O. Geneseo; born in Leroy, Jefferson Co. N.Y. March 6, 1840; came to this county in June, 1855; Rep; Meth; owns 115 acres, val. $7,000; wife was Sarah C. Spickler, born in Lancaster Co. Pa. April 26, 1843; came here April 28, 1856; married Jan. 7, 1864; have had three children, all living: Albert Courtland, born March 7, 1865; Elvin Francis, born Aug. 22, 1871; and Minnie V., April 22, 1876; was in 112th Regt. I. V. I.; have been School Director eight years.
DILENBECK S. S. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 22, P.O. Geneseo; born in Jefferson Co. N.Y. April 6, 1845; came to this county in 1855; Rep, Church of God; owns 160 acres, val. $7,000; wife was Genieve L. Seaton, born Bureau Co. Ill.. Sept. 8, 1850; married Dec. 25, 1868; have had three children-one living, Chauncy Burdett; those deceased, Otis W. and Arthur A.; all born on homestead.
DILENBECK W. Sec. 26, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Meth; from N Y; 200 acres, $12,000.
DOLLBERRY L. Mrs. Sec. 16, P.O. Geneseo; from Sweden; 42 acres, val. $1,680.
DOOLITTLE A. R. Sec. 14, P.O. Geneseo; Rep; Church of God; from Vt; 115 acres.
DOOLITTLE P. Mrs. Farmer, Sec. 14. P.O. Geneseo; born in Jamaica, Vt. May 11, 1823; came to this county in 1860; Cong; owns 200 acres, val. $10,000; widow of E. S. Doolittle, who was born May 21, 1818, at Townsend, Vt; died Feb. 19, 1862; had two children, Ancephas and Edward B., the latter born April 24, 1854, at Jamaica, Vt; he manages the farm.
DOWNS ROBERT, Coal Operator, Green River; born in Delaware, Kent Co. Oct. 30, 1840; came to this county in 1875; Dem; Prot; wife was Mary Shirill, born in Grant Co. Wis. July 19, 1845; married Aug. 14, 1865; have three children, Edwin Ellsworth, Sybil, and Jessie; was in Ordnance Dept. 15th Army Corps; Mr. D. works two mines, in connection with partner, in Secs. 17 and 18.
DUCKET JAS., P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
DUFF GEO. Sec. 36, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; from Pa; 80 acres, $4,800.
DUFF WM., P.O. Geneseo; farmer; lives with father, G. Duff; Dem; from Pa; owns 40 acres.
DUSENBERY ALFRED, Sec. 32, P.O. Green River; farmer; owns 80 acres.
DUSENBERY F. Sec. 32, P.O. Green River; farmer; owns 160 acres.

EDWARDS JOHN, Sec. 33, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Meth; from N.Y; owns 160 acres.
ELLINGSWORTH JOHN L. Sec. 19, P.O. Green River; farmer; rents 160 acres.
ELLISON EDWARD T. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Secs. 24, 25, and 31, in Geneseo Tp.; P.O. Geneseo; born in Chester, Windsor Co. Vt. Jan. 10, 182S; came to this county in 1854; Rep; Cong; owns 240 acres, val. $14,400; wife was Eleanor Carpenter, born Plymouth,Windsor Co.Vt. Nov. 12, 1845; married Aug. 7, 1864, at Geneseo; have had five children, three living, Sherman J., Homer E., and Ursula S.; those dead, Emma and Stella.
ERTMAN JOHN, Sec. 20, P.O. Green River; farmer; Luth; from Germany; owns 60 acres.
ERTMAN L. Sec. 33, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; owns 50 acres.
ERTMOND A. Sec. 29; P.O. Morristown; farmer; Dem; Luth; from Germany; 40 acres.
ERNST JACOB, Sec. 35; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; 160 acres.
ERNST JOHN, lives with father, J. Ernst; P.O. Geneseo; Rep; Luth; from Germany.
ERNST WM. lives with father, J. Ernst; P.O. Geneseo; Rep; Luth; from Germany.
EWALD DAVID, Sec. 2S; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Luth; from Germany; 20 acres.

FARR WASHINGTON, P.O. Green River; coal miner; Dem; Prot; from N.Y.
FIEDLER ADAM. P.O. Geneseo; farmer and blacksmith; Dem; Cath; from Germany.
FIRCH DAVID, Sec. 29; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; farmer; Dem; Luth; from Germany; 120 ac.
FIRCH JULIUS, Sec. 32; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; 60 acres.
FIRCH LEOPOLD, Sec. 33; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Luth; from Germany; 80 acres.
FLAGG N. H. Sec. 23; P.O. Geneseo; carpenter; Rep; Prot; from Mass; 25 acres.
FRELS HENRY, Sec. 21; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem: Luth; from Illinois.

GEE JEREMIAH. Sec. 26; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Meth; from N.Y.; 120 acres.
GENRICH CHAS. Sec. 34; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; 20 acres.
GENRICH FRED. Sec. 34; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; 60 acres.
GERNANT ADAM, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 19; P.O. Green River; born in Germany, Aug. 23, 1845; came to this county in 1863; Dem; Luth; owns 200 acres of land, val. $8,000; wife was Mary Frels, born in Rock Island Co., Ill.., April 15, 1847; married Feb. 23. 1865; has had five children. Margaret and Emma, deceased; Henry, Millie and George, living. in 1863; Dem; Luth; owns 200 acres of land, val. $8,000; wife was Mary Frels, born in Rock Island Co., Ill.., April 15, 1847; married Feb. 23. 1865; has had five children. Margaret and Emma, deceased; Henry, Millie and George, living.
GIBBONS MICHAEL, P.O. Green River; coal miner for Downs & Wilson; Dem; Henry Co.
GILBERT O. A. Sec. 17; P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; Prot; from N.Y.; 320 acres,$16,000.
GILBERT MORTY, Sec. 18; P.O. Green River; fanner; Rep; Prot; rents 92 acres.
GILROY PATRICK, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Cath; from Ireland; rents 80 acres.
GUENTHER EMANUEL P. Sec. 2S; P.O. Geneseo; pastor of German Church; from Germany.

HARRIS W. T. Sec. 16; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Church of God; from Indiana.
HART ELIAS, Sec. 23; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Meth. Epis; from N.Y.; 160 ac.
HENDER HENRY, Sec. 21; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; rents 80 acres.
HENRY CHAS., P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
HERBISON G. W., P.O. Geneseo; farmer; lives with John Edwards; Dem; from Pa.
HILL THOMAS C. Member of the firm of Hill Bros., Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, and Clothing, Green River; born in Williams Co. Ohio, April 1, 1848; came to this county in 1849; Rep; Meth; owns share in store, value $1,200; was in 9th Reg. Ills. Cav., Co. C.
HILL WARREN E. Proprietor Drug Store, Green River.
HINTZ J. Sec. 34, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Evangelical German; from Prussia; owns 40 acres.
HIRT JOHN, P.O. Geneseo; laborer, lives with G. Addicks; Rep; Meth; from Germany.
HOFFSTETTER E. Sec. 22; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Cath; from Germany; 109 acres.
HOHENBOKEN GEO. D. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 31, P.O. Morristown; born in Oldenburg, Germany, Jan. 14, 1837; came to America in 185S; came to this county in 1865; Luth; owns 260 acres of land, val. $11,700; wife was Henrietta C. Fisch. born in Prussia, April 16, 1845; married Jan. 28, 1869, at Geneseo, Henry Co. Ills.; have had three children, Emma Margaret, Ida Amanda and John Frederick.
HOIT L. W. Sec. 24, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Bapt; from N. H.; 244 acres.
HOLITZ ADAM, Sec. 2S, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; from Germany; owns 80 acres.
HOLKE JULIUS, Sec. 35; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; owns 80 acres.
HOLSINGER JACOB. Sec. 16, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany; 40 acres.
HORR J. B. Sec. 26, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Cong; owns 60 acres.
HOWARD A. G. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 22, P.O. Geneseo; born in Windham Co. Vermont, Oct. 4 1851; came to this county in 1866; Rep; Bapt; operates farm for mother, who owns 80 acres, value $4,800; wife was Huda E. Holcomb, born in New York, Oct. 3. 1855; married March 8, 1875, at Geneseo, Henry Co. Ills.; was elected Collector in 1876.
HOWARD J. F. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 15, P.O. Geneseo; born in Windham Co. Vermont, Aug. 31, 1847; came to this county in 1866; Rep; Meth; owns 146 acres of land, value $4,500; wife was Luella S. Ewing, born in Windham Co. Vermont, Aug. 29, 1850. married March 1, 1871; have had three children; those living are Stella, Ella and Eva.
HOWARD NATHAN C.. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 15, P.O. Geneseo; born in Jamaica, Windham Co. Vermont, Oct. 7,1833; came to this county Oct. 12, 1854; Rep; Meth; owns 165 acres, value $10,000; wife was Martha C. Dilenbeck, born in Jefferson Co. N. Y. April I, 1841; married Aug. 21, 1861; have had two children, Willard Edward and Leeland Chauncy.
HUGHES JERRY, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
HUNT WM. H. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 14. P.O. Geneseo; born in Edford Tp. Henry Co. Ills. April 6, 1850; Rep; Meth; owns 120 acres, value $4,8oo; wife was Lydia A. Gee, born in Grant Co. Wisconsin, Nov. 7, 1852; married Dec. 28, 1871; have one child, William R
HUSH MAN JOHN, P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.

JAMES JOHN, Sec. 15, P.O. Geneseo; farmer, rents 80 acres of Chauncy Howard; Dem; from Ohio.

KING JAS., P.O. Geneseo; farmer, works for G. A. Carter; Rep.
KINGSBURY NATHANIEL, Sec. 13, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Meth; from N.Y.
KIDDER WALTER, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 26, P.O. Geneseo; born in Vermont in 1824; came to Henry County in 1856; Rep; Cong; owns 80 acres of land, value $4,000; has been Justice of Peace twenty years; married Harriet F. Brown, of New Hampshire, in 1846; two children, Almeda Frances, Rosa Ann.
KNEELEY MICHAEL, P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.
KOPISKIE J. Sec. 32, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; owns 140 acres.
KORTHALS F. Sec. 20, P.O. Green River; farmer, lives with mother, Mrs. K; Luth; Germany.

LEWIS PETER, P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.
LEWIS ACE, P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for Downs & Wilson.
LARSON PETER, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 10, P.O. Geneseo; born near Gottenburg, Sweden, Dec. 2. 1822; came to this state in 1852, and county, in 1854; Rep; Luth; owns 80 acres, val. $2,000; wife was Mary Ann Swedenborg, born in Nora, Sweden, Oct. 17, 1833; came to Henry Co. Geneseo, July 9, 1854; married Sept. 2, 1854; have had five children, those living are Laura Sophia, Dora Matilda Charlotte, Emily Augusta, Mary Silme Oliva; Jennie Wilhelmine Josephine, dead; Mr. L. was in 14th Reg. 2 Cav. Co. C, two years and ten months.
LORD JOHN S. Coal Operator, Green River.
LYON ALVIN M. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 11; P.O. Geneseo; born in Tolland Co. Conn. July 4, 1843; came to this county in 1850; Ind; Prot; owns 80 acres, val. $2,800; wife was Achsach Adams, born in Schuyler Co. Ill.. Oct. 9, 1847; married Oct. 1870, at Geneseo. Henry Co. Ill; have had two children, Robert and Amy L.

McELROY JOHN, Green River; coal miner; Dem; from Louisiana.
McFADGEN ROBT. P.O. Green River; coal miner, works in Lord's mine.
McILVANE ALEX. P.O. Geneseo; works for E. T. Ellison; Rep; Cong; from Pa.
McNAUGHTEN M. D., P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for Downs & Wilson; Rep.
MAGERKERT AUGUST, Sec. 17 P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany

LORD JOHN S. Coal Operator, Green River.

LYON" ALVIN M. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 11; P.O. Geneseo; born in Tolland Co. Conn. July 4, 1843; came to this county in 1850; Ind; Prot; owns 80 acres, val. $2,800; wife was Achsach Adams, born in Schuyler Co. Ill.. Oct. 9, 1847; married Oct. 1870, at Geneseo. Henry Co. Ill; have had two children, Robert and Amy L.

McELROY JOHN, Green River; coal miner; Dem; from Louisiana.
McFADGEN ROBT. P.O. Green River; coal miner, works in Lord's mine.
McILVANE ALEX. P.O. Geneseo; works for E. T. Ellison; Rep; Cong; from Pa.
McNAUGHTEN M. D., P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for Downs & Wilson; Rep.
MAGERKERT AUGUST, Sec. 17 P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany,
MARSHALL JOS. J. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 25; P.O. Geneseo; born in Elk Grove, Cook Co. Ill.. March 11, 1848; came to this county in 1875; Rep; owns 80 acres, val. $4,800; wife was Mary J. Scott, born in Windsor Co. Vt. May 2S, 184S; married Dec. 25, 1871, at Maine, Cook Co; have had three children, all living, Elbert 1.. born Sept. 2S, 1872; Burdett C. March 6. 1874; Gracie M. born Oct. 2. 1875.
MEER ISAAC W.Sec. 18; P.O. Green River; coal miner and farmer, rents 30 ac. of F. Baum.
MEER JOHN, Green River; stock herder; Dem; Prot; from Pa.
MEER JOS. P.O. Green River; farmer, rents 80 acres.
MILLER ALBERT, P.O. Geneseo; farmer, lives with G. Miller; Evang; from Germany.
MILLER GUSTAV, P.O. Geneseo; farmer, rents 80 acres; Dem; Evang; from Germany.
MILLER HERMANN, P.O. Green River: coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.
MURRY MARION, P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.
MUZZY EDSON, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Secs. 10 and 15; P.O. Geneseo; born in Jamaica, Windham Co. Vt. April 24, 1832; came to this county Jan. 24, 1866; Rep; Cong; owns 142 acres, val. $6,000; wife was Martha A. Rand, born in Townsend, Windham Co. Vt. July 15, 1836; married April 28, 1858; have had two children, Fred E. and Alice P.

NEWTON WM. P.O. Green River; coal miner for J. S. Lord.
NEWMAN JOHN, Sec. 16; P.O. Geneseo; farmer, Luth; from Prussia; owns 80 acres.
NICLOY LOUIS, P.O. Geneseo; farmer, rents 80 acres of T. Green; Luth; from Prussia.

OHME WM., P.O. Geneseo; works for R. B. Paul; Luth; from Germany.
OUGH JAMES, Sec. 18; P.O. Green River; farmer, rents 184 ac. of J. Harper; Rep; Prot.
OLLSON ANDREW P. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 10; P.O. Geneseo; bom in Yonby, Sweden, July 15, 1837; came to this county Oct. 1854; Rep; Prot; owns 92 acres, val. $2,760; wife was Lucinda Nesbaum, born in Wabash Co. Ind. Dec. 25, 1846; married March 28, 1867, at Rock Island, Ill.; have had five children, Daniel Grant, Chas. Augustus, Louis Andrew, Holly Stanton, Richard H.; Mr. O. was in 4th Regt. I. Cav. Co. M; has been Postmaster one year.
OUGH JNO. C Farmer and Stock Raiser, Secs. 19 and 20; P.O. Green River; born in Bureau Co. Ill.. Aug. 15, 1855; came to this county in 1861; Rep; rents 100 acres of land, val. $4,500; wife was Mary Delany, born in Rock Island Co. Dec. 25. 1856; have one child, Daniel Lewis.
OUGH RICHARD, Sec. 19; P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; Epis; from England; 100 acres.
OUGH RICHARD, lives with father, R. Ough, P.O. Green River; Rep; from England.

PALMER FRANK, Sec. 18; P.O. Green River; farmer; rents 60 acres of S. Sheppard.
PARPART JULIUS. Sec. 27; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Evang. German; from Prussia.
PAUL E. J. lives with father, J. Paul; P.O. Geneseo; Dem; from Mass.
PAUL LIBERTY, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Secs. 12 and 13; P.O. Geneseo; born in Union, Tolland Co. Conn. Nov. 16, 1824; came to this county in 1856; Lib; Prot; owns 260 acres, val. $14,300; wife was Hannah M. Keyes, born in Ashford, Windham Co. Conn. May 26. 1826; married 1850; have had two children. Earnest J. and Sumner, who live with their father, on the homestead; Mr. Paul is the son of Capt. Chauncy Paul, of Union, Tolland Co. Conn.
PAUL R. B. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 14; P.O. Geneseo; born in Union, Tolland Co. Conn. June 5, 1823; came to this county in 1856; Rep; Prot; owns 287 acres, val. $14,350; wife was Ann E. Kinney, born in Union, Tolland Co. Conn. April 1, 1831; married March 1852; at Union; have had three children, one living, Addie J.; two dead, Chauncey B. and Emma J.
PAUL SUMNER, lives with father, L. Paul; P.O. Geneseo; Dem; from Mass.
PERRIN A. D. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 12; P.O. Geneseo; born in Webster, Mass. Oct, 7, 1843; came to this county in 1855; Rep; Cong; owns 160 acres, val. $4,800; first wife was Mary Hale, born in N.Y.; married March 24, 1870. died April 11, 1875; had two children, Henry A., born Jan. 11, 1871; Wm. S., born Dec. 21, 1872; second wife was Adeline E. Thompson, born in Bureau Co. Ill.. Feb. 20. 1843; married Feb. 23, 1876.
PERSHING JOS., P.O. Green River; harness-maker; Rep; Meth; from Pa; prop. $1,500.
PERSHING WM. Green River; harness-maker; Rep; Meth; from Pa; owns house and lot.
PINKERTON MATTHEW, P.O. Green River; retired farmer; Rep; from Pa.
PIPAL GEO., P.O. Green River; works for Wm. Smith; Dem. Luth; from Germany,
PITTS GEO., P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.
POBANZ F. A. Sec. 20; P.O. Green River; farmer; Luth; from Germany; 88 acres.
POBANZ FERDINAND, P.O. Geneseo; farmer, lives with father, F. Pobanz, Rep; Ev. Luth.
POBANZ FRED. Sec. 34; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Evang. German; from Prussia.
POBANZ FRED. Jr. P.O. Geneseo; farmer, lives with father, F. Pobanz; Rep; Evang. Ger.
POBANZ GUSTAVE, P.O. Geneseo; farmer, lives with father, F. Pobanz; Rep; Evang. Ger.
POBANZ GEORGE, Sec. 27; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Evang. German; from Prussia.
POBANZ WM., P.O. Geneseo; farmer, lives with father, F. Pobanz; Rep; Evang. German.
POBANZ Mrs. Sec. 34; P.O. Geneseo; Luth; from Germany; owns 20 acres.
POLSON C. M. Sec. 23; P.O. Geneseo; farmer, rents 160 acres of G. S. Wells: Rep; Meth.
POLSON SPENCER, lives with C. M. Polson, P.O. Geneseo; laborer; Rep; Luth; Sweden.
POTTIGER DANIEL. P.O. Geneseo; works for H.Bill; Church of God; from Pa.
PUGH CHAS. Green River; potter; Rep; from Iowa.
PUGH THOMAS, Green River; coal miner; Rep.

RAHN DAVID, Sec. 33, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany; 20 acres.
REATMAN ------, Sec. 20, P.O. Green River; laborer; Luth; from Germany.
REMINGTON C. C. Sec. 24, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Cong; from Mass; owns 76 ac. $5,000.
RISTAU JULIUS, Sec. 27, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Dem; Evan. Ger; from Prussia; owns 80 ac.
ROBERTS WM., P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for Downs & Wilson.
ROHRBACH CHRISTOPHER, Sec. 20, P.O. Green River; farmer; Luth; from Germany.
RUNDLEMAN FRITZ, P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for J. S. Lord.

SCHEIDEL GEO. Sec. 28, P.O. Geneseo; farmer, rents Jno. Altman; Luth; from Germany.
SCMICHEL J. Sec. 33, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; owns 70 acres.
SCHRADER GEO. H. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 15. P.O. Geneseo; born in Orenburg, Germany, Oct. 19, 1834; came to Rock Island Co. in 1852 and Henry Co. in 1864; Dem; Luth; owns 240 acres of land, val. $9,600; wife was W. C. Weigand, born in Prussia, Oct. 5, 1840, married Jan. 13, 1859; have five children living, Etta, Martha, John, Chas., Minnie.
SCOTT LOUISA Mrs. Sec. 24, P.O. Geneseo; farming; Meth; from N.H; owns 160 ac. $9,600.
SCOTT WALTER A., P.O. Geneseo; farmer, operates farm of mother, Louisa Scott; Rep; Meth.
SHAFER MINOR, P.O. Morristown; works for E. A. South; Rep; Bapt; from W. Va.
SHERILL ED., P.O. Green River; coal miner, foreman in Downs & Wilson's bank; Dem.
SIMMONS WM., P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for Downs & Wilson.
SMITH F. Mrs. Sec. 26, P.O. Geneseo; farm; Cong; from Ohio; owns 80 acres, val. $4800.
SMITH L. K... lives with mother, Mrs. F. Smith, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Unit; from Ohio.
SMITH WM. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 31, P.O. Green River; born in Lippe, Prussia. Nov. 10, 1822: came to this Co. in 1851; Dem; Luth; owns 1,191 acres of land, val. $41,250; wife was Caroline Ammert, born in Bavaria, Germany, Oct. 13, 1824, married April 19, 1849; have had eight children; those living are, Margaret, Anna; John F., Carolina, and Emma.
SOUTH E. A. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 32, P.O. Morristown; born in Green Co. Pa. Feb. 27, 1827; came to this Co. in 1864; Dem; Bapt; owns 380 acres of land, val. $19,000: first wife was Sarah E. Long, born in Green Co. Pa. Dec. 13, 1833, died Dec. 4, 1865; had four children, Mary Ann. L. G. Swan, Dora Frances. Plummer W.; second wife was Mary S. Somers, born Fayette Co. Pa. Aug. 26, 1841; three children, Sarah E., Guy Allen, deceased, and baby unnamed.
STUR JOHN, Sec. 17, P.O. Green River; farmer; Luth; from Ill; owns 80 acres.
SULLIVAN FRANK, lives with father, M. T. Sullivan, P.O. Green River; Rep; from Mich.
SULLIVAN MYRON T. Farmer and Stock Raiser; Secs. 7, 8, 18; P.O. Green River; born N. Y., Ontario Co., Aug. 3, 1825; came to this Co. in 1870; Rep; rents 600 acres, val. $30,000; wife was Estra M. McKebey; married July 4, 1844, at Bristol, Ontario Co. N. Y.; have had seven children; those living, Maria, Sarah, William, Myron. Frank, Jennie E. and Charlotte; those dead, William and John; was in 11th Reg. Mich. V. I., and then 1st Reg. Engineer Mechanics.
SULLIVAN SAMUEL, lives with father, M. T. Sullivan; P.O. Green River; Rep; from N.Y.
SULLIVAN WM. lives with father, M. T. Sullivan; P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; from N. Y.
TISCH AUGUST, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for J. S. Lord.
TUFTS JOHN, Sec. 25; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Cong; from Vt; 160 acres; val. $9,600.

WAGLE HARTMAN, Sec. 35; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany; 160 acres.
WALKER DAVID, P.O. Green River; coal miner; works for Downs & Wilson.
WATSON WM., P.O Green River; coal miner; works for Downs & Wilson.
WEAVER JACOB, Farmer and Stock Raiser; Sec. 36; P.O. Geneseo; born in Bavaria, Germany. Sept. 22,1829; came to Penn. in 1836, then to Rock Island Co. in 1838, to Henry Co. in 1869; Rep; Lutheran; owns 160 acres, value $9,600; wife was Mary Weigand, born Germany, Saxony, Jan. 31, 1830; married Dec. 17, 1850, at Hampton, Rock Island Co; have had three children, one dead, Martha Caroline, those living, Margaret C. and John J.
WEIDLEIN GEORGE, lives with father, John Weidlein; P.O. Morristown; Dem; Luth.
WEIDLEIN JOHN, Farmer and Stock Raiser; P.O. Morristown; born in Bavaria, Germany, Jan. 17, 1812; came to this county in 1851; Dem; Lutheran; owns 320 acres of land, valued $17,600; wife was Elenora C. Ammert, born in Bavaria, Germany, Feb. 2,1820; married March 11, 1839, in Bedford Co., Penn; have had twelve children; those living are, Andrew, born April 16, 1840, Philip, born Dec. 23, 1841, Lewis, born May 4. 1846, Jacob, born Feb. 17, 1850, George, born Sept. 25, 1854, Edward, born May 20, 1856, Caroline, born March 29. 1859, Valentine, born Sept. 7, 1863.
WEIGAND HENRY, Sec. 35; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Luth; from Germany; rents 80 acres.
WEINRICH CHARLES, Sec. 35; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany.
WEINRICH ERNST, with C. Weinrich; P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany.
WENDT HENRY, Sec. 32; P.O. Morristown; farmer; Dem; Luth; from Ill.; 80 ac. in Sec. 20.
WERTFAM C, P.O. Green River, works for O. A. Gilbert; Luth; from Germany.
WEST WM., P.O. Green River; coal miner, works for Downs & Wilson.
WILDERMUTH C. Sec. 15, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany; 80 acres.
WILSON FRANK, Sec. 21, P.O. Geneseo; farmer, rents 200 ac. of J.Wilson; Rep; Prot;N.H.
WILSON GARRETT A. Coal Operator, residence coal banks Sec. 17; P.O. Green River; born in LaSalle Co. Ill.. Sept. 12, 1848; came to this Co. in 1864; Rep; works coal banks with partner, R. Downs, in Secs. 17-18; wife was Emily Christy, born in Wayne Co. Iowa, Jan. 13, 1852; married Sept. 3, 1871; has two children: Clare Waldo, and Elsie L.; was in 9th Ill.. Cav. Co. B.
WILSON JOEL, Sec. 21, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Prot; N. H.; owns .200 acres.
WILSON WM. W. Sec. 17, P.O. Green River; farmer, rents 80 ac. of T. P. Sumner; Dem.
WISYAHN CHAS. Sec. 37. P.O. Geneseo; farmer, rents 100 acres; Evang. German; Prussia.
WOOD BEDER, P.O. Green River; lives with father, W. Wood; Rep; Prot; from Ill..
WOOD DANIEL, P.O. Green River; lives with father, W. Wood; Rep; Prot; from Ill..
WOOD DAVID, P.O. Green River; lives with father, W. Wood; Rep; Prot; from Ill..
WOOD WELLINGTON, Sec. 17 and 20, P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; Prot; from N. Y.
WYNAL CHAS., P.O. Geneseo; lives with W. Dilenbeck; Rep; Luth; from Germany.

YONKE FRED, Sec. 33, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Germany; 60 acres.


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