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Jersey County: Jerseyville City Officials (1868-1900)


The city was organized under the general law for the incorporation of cities and villages of the state of Illinois, April 17, 1883. Since its first organization as a city in 1867, the following have been officers up to the present time:

 

1868

Mayor- Henry O. Goodrich; clerk, George H. Jackson; marshal, James H. Daniels; constable, John C. Murphy; attorneys, Pinero & Hardman; alderman, William Embly, Thomas J. Selby, George Englehoff, and P. Kennedy

1869

Mayor- Henry O. Goodrich; clerk, Morris R. Locke; marshal, James S. Daniels; constable, John C. Murphy; attorney, Robert Sayers; aldermen, Smith M.Titus, William Embly, John E. Van Pelt, Thomas J. Selby, Peter Dolan, E.T.H. Barry, George Schwarz, and William Shephard

1870

Mayor, Benjamin Wedding; clerk, William J. Herdman; marshal, A.D. Erwin; constable, John E. Hankey; attorney, J.W. Merrill; aldermen, Ludlow P. Squier, Henry C. Massey, David R. Herdman, Thomas J. Selby, Caleb DuHadway, Peter Dolan, George Engelhoff and Louis Grosjean

1871

Mayor, Robert M. Knapp; clerk, Joseph G. Marston; marshal, James S. Blythe; constable, John Fox; attorney,H. Calkins; aldermen, Clarence M. Hamilton, George I. Foster, Samuel Hess, George S. Rue, Joshua Allen, Ezekial Davidson, Wallace Leigh and James S. Daniels

1872

Mayor, Robert M. Knapp; clerk, George H. Jackson; marshal, James McKinney; constable, James W. Calhoun; attorney, H. Calkins; aldermen, Andrew Jackson, John E. Sanford, John M. Smith, O.M. Paris, E.L.H. Barry, R.A. King, John W. Vinson and James A. Locke

1873

Mayor, John E. Van Pelt; clerk, George H. Jackson; marshal, W.H. Anderson; constable, George S. Utt; attorney, none appointed; aldermen,Clarence M. Hamilton, J.C. Tack, N.F. Smith, Robert Newton, E.O. Hartwick, Peter Dolan, Thomas Erwin and Wallace Leigh

1874

Mayor, Henry O. Goodrich; clerk, George H. Jackson; marshal, John E. Sanford; constable, George M. Remer; attorney, Adams A. Goodrich; aldermen, J.Knox Smith, David Houghtlin, James M. Young, F.X. Schattgen, George Englehoff, William Embly, R.C. Gledhill, James A. Barr

1875

Mayor, George E. Warren; clerk, C.W. Tietsort; marshal, James S. Blythe; constable, Hiram Leonard; attorney, O.B. Hamilton; aldermen, Clarence M. Hamilton, W.S. Bowman, Joseph M. Page, L.M. Cutting, Peter Dolan, W. Pittinger, C.T. Edee and R.C. Gledhill

1876

Mayor, Robert M. Knapp; clerk, Henry Niveus; marshal, Robert H. Whyte; constable, John Fox; attorney, Thomas J. Selby;aldermen, Stephen H. Bowman, William Hall, James M. Young, L.J. Cassavant, Caleb Du Hadway, E.L.H. Barry, J.S. Daniels(resigned), and James S. Blythe

1877

Mayor, Thomas J. Selby; clerk, Henry Nevius; marshal, R.H. Whyte(resigned), J.M.Page, Smith Hill, (resigned), John Powell; attorney, P. Kennedy; aldermen, Stephen H. Bowman, Walter E. Carlin, James M. Young, L.J. Cassavant, Caleb Du Hadway, E.L.H. Barry, Henry D. Field and John A. Shephard

1878

Mayor, Thomas J. Selby; clerk, W.H. Callender; marshal, Joseph M. Page; constable, J.S. Malott; attorney, William M. Jackson(resigned), W.H.Pogue; aldermen, Marcus E. Bagley, Wallace Leigh, N.F. Smith, John W. Vinson, E.L.H. Barry, A. Holnback, R.C. Gledhill and H.O. Goodrich

1879

Mayor, Jesse I. McGready; clerk, James R. Colean; marshal, Joseph M. Page; constable, Smith M. Titus; attorney, none appointed; aldermen, Stephen H. Bowman, James M. Young, John Fox, John Sweeney, A. Holnback, E.L.H. Barry, John A. Shephard and Henry D. Field

1880

Mayor,Jesse I. McGready; clerk, James R. Colean; marshal, Joseph M. Page; constable, Smith M. Titus; attorney, none appointed; aldermen, Stephen H. Bowman, C.W. Enos, John Fox, John Sweeney, Charles Jacobs, A. Holnback, J.A. Shephard, Henry D. Field(resigned), and George W. Ely

1881

Mayor, Jesse I. McGready; clerk, Joseph M. Page; marshal, Henry Whyte; constable, Smith M. Titus; attorney, Adams A. Goodrich; aldermen, A. B. Hall, W.H. Lynn, R.N.McClure, John Wiley, Henry Nevius, Charles Jacobs, Walter E. Carlin, and George W. Ely

1882


Mayor, Jesse I. McGready; clerk, Joseph M. Page; marshal, Henry Whyte; constable, none appointed; attorney, none appointed; aldermen, R.A. King, A.H. Bell, Caleb Du Hadway, John Fox, William mbly, William Eads, Walter E. Carlin and John A. Shephard

note: (The city was organized under the general law, April 17, 1883, which explains the two sets of officers for that year)

1883

Mayor, E.L. Barry; clerk, Joseph M. Page; marshal, Herny Whyte; attorney, Adams A. Goodrich; aldermen, S.H.Bowman, A.K. Van Horne, John Fox, Caleb Du Hadway, Henry Nevius, Ludovic Laurent, James S. Daniels and John A. Shephard

1883

Mayor, Stephen A. Bowman; clerk, J.M. Page; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, James R. Colean; attorney, R.B. English; aldermen, George M.Eaton, A.K. Van Horne, John Fox, Caleb Du Hadway, George Englehoff, Henry Nevius, C.W. Enos and James S. Daniels

1884

Mayor, Stephen H. Bowman; clerk, Joseph M. Page; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, James R. Colean; attorney, R.B. English(resigned), A.M. Slaten; aldermen, George M. Eaton, John Fox, George Englehoff, James S. Daniels, A.K. Van Horne, Fred J. Bertman, Henry Nevius and John A. Shephard

1885

Mayor, E.L.H. Barry; clerk, William Hanley; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, Fred Jacobs; attorney, T.F. Ferns; aldermen, A.K. Van Horne, John A. Shephard, George M. Eaton, Fred J. Bertman, Henry Nevius, John Fox, George Englehoff and James S. Daniels

1886

Mayor, E.L.H. Barry; clerk, William Hanley; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, Fred Jacobs; attorney, T.F. Ferns; aldermen, George M. Eaton, John Fox, George Englehoff, James S. Daniels, John R. Richards, Fred J. Bertman, W.R. Seago and John A. Shephard

1887

Mayor, Joseph M. Page; clerk, T.W. Butler; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, G.R. Smith; attorney, T.F. Ferns; aldermen, George M. Eaton, L.S. Hansell, Edward Slattery, James S. Daniels, John H. Richards, Fred J. Bertman, W.R. Seago and John A. Shephard

1888

Mayor, Joseph M. Page; clerk, T.W. Butler; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, G.R. Smith; attorney, T.F. Ferns; aldermen, George M. Eaton, L.S. Hansell, Edward Slattery, James S. Daniels, J.S. Holmes, Fred J. Bertman, Charles Neumeyer and John A. Shephard

1889

Mayor,Joseph M.Page; clerk, T.W. Butler; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, Arch F. Ely; attorney, T.F. Ferns; aldermen, George M.Eaton, L.S. Hansell,William Embly, James S. Daniels, J.S. Holmes, Fred J. Bertman, Charles Neumeyer and John A. Shephard

1890

Mayor, Joseph M. Page; clerk, T.W. Butler; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, Arch F. Ely; attorney, T.F. Ferns (resigned); aldermen, George M. Eaton, L.S. Hansell, William Embly, James S. Daniels, William Pittman, F.J. Bertman, Charles Neumeyer and S. H. Bowman

1891

Mayor, James S. Daniels; clerk, Joseph O'Laughlin; marshal, Henry Whyte; attorney, Joseph Carr; treasurer, H.A. Shephard; aldermen, Charles Neumeyer, S. H. Bowman, F.J. Bertman, William Pittman, Caleb DuHadway, William Embly, James Ross and J.A. Shephard

1892

Mayor, James S. Daniels(deceased); Caleb DuHadway; clerk, Joseph O'Laughlin; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, H.A. Shephard; attorney, Joseph S. Cary; aldermen, J.A. Shephard, James Ross, William Embly, Caleb DuHadway, Harry B. Hill, L.S. Hansell, Henry Nevius and S. H. Bowman

1893

Mayor, H.A. Shephard; clerk, Joseph O'Laughlin; marshal, John Powell; treasurer, Arch F. Ely; attorney, Joseph Carr; aldermen, H.B. Hill, J.C. Ross, F.J. Bertman, L.S. Hansell, Henry Nevius, Fred Jacobs, S. H. Bowman and George Ely

1894

Mayor, H.A. Shephard; clerk,J.F. O'Laughlin; marshal, W.R. Seago; treasurer, Arch E. Ely; attorney, J.S.Carr; aldermen, J.C. Ross, H.B. Hill, Fred Jacobs, George Ely, William Nally, W.H. Houghtlin, George Holnback and Jacob Wagner

1895

Mayor, H.A. Shephard; clerk, J.F. O'Laughlin; marshal, W.F. Seago; treasurer, H.S. Daniels; attorney, Ed J. Vaughn; police magistrate, J.G. Erwin(failed to qualify); aldermen, W. S. Pittman, W. P. Richards, Fred Jacobs, Frank Roerig, H.B. Hill, George Holnback, Jacob Wagner and W.H. Houghtlin

1896

Mayor, H.A. Shephard; clerk, J.F. O'Laughlin; marshal, W.R. Seago; treasurer, H.S. Daniels; attorney, Ed. J. Vaughn; ploice magistrate, George D.Locke(failed to qualify); aldermen, Harry B. Hill, John H. Crawford, George Holnback, S.H. Bowman, W.S. Pittman, W.P. Richards, Fred Jacobs and Frank Roerig

1897

Mayor, H.A. Shephard; clerk, Augustus Embly; marshal, W.R. Seago; treasurer, Arch F. Ely; attorney, Eugene Hale; ploice magistrate, Thomas O' Laughlin; aldermen, Harry B. Hill, John H. Crawford, George Holnback, S. H. Bowman, J.J. Wiseman, John Horn, J.F. O'Laughlin and W.H. Noble

1898

Mayor, H.A. Shephard; clerk, Augustus Embly; marshal, Henry Whyte; attorney, Eugene Hale; aldermen, J.G. Marston, J.J. Wiseman, John Horn, J.C. Ross, J.F. O'Laughlin, Thomas Murphy, G.R. Smith and W.H. Noble

1899

Mayor, H.A. Shephard; clerk, Augustus Embly; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, H.B. Hill; attorney, George M. Seago; ploice magistrate, J.G. Erwin; aldermen, H.S. Daniels. J.J. Wiseman, John Christy, J.C. Ross, J.F. O'Laughlin, Thomas Murphy, G.R. Smith and George W. Ware

1900

Mayor, H. A. Shephard; clerk, Augustus Embly; marshal, Henry Whyte; treasurer, H.B. Hill; attorney, George Seago; police magistrate, John J. Hughes; aldermen, H.S. Daniels, J.J. Wiseman, J.T. Wallace, John Christy, J.F. O'Laughlin, E.A. Myers, George D. Locke and George W. Ware



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