EARLY OWNERS and FARMERS OWNING STOCK
1816 - 1818
"The History and Randolph, Monroe and Perry Counties, Illinois"

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ELISHA AXLEY

WILLIAM ALEXANDER

ABRAHAM AMOS

ICHABOD BADGLEY

JACOB BORER

JOHN BURK

SETH CHAFLIN

EDWARD CROUCH

ABRAM CLARK

WILLIAM CHAFLIN

CALDWELL CAIRNS

EDWARD CLARK

JACOB CLARK

ADAM CLOVER

JOHN CLOVER

JOHN COOPER

MOSES CLAWSON

EBENEZER CLAWSON

AMOS CHAFLIN

JOSHUA CAREY

DAVID COX

JONATHAN CHURCH

JAMES CLENDENIN

DANIEL CONVERSE

ROBERT COLMAN

WILLIAM CHANCE

FELIX CLARK

JOHN CLARK

JOHN COOP

EMPSON B. CANTRIL

JOHN CARR

W. C. BRYANT

RAPHAEL DRURY

MICHAEL DACE

DAVID DITCH

G. W. DITCH

WILLIAM DITCH

GEO. W. DAVIS

ELIJAH DAVIS

JAMES DAVIS

BARNETT ERTIS

JOHN EAGAN

GEORGE ESTES

JACOB EASTWOOD

JOSEPH EVANS

ABRAHAM EASTWOOD

CHURCHILL FULSHER

WILLIAM FARQUER

GRAM FISHER

JACOB FULTZ

JEREMIAH GILMAN

JAMES GARRISON

JOHN GRATE

EDWARD GAVISH

ENOS L. GAYLORD

WILLIAM GOLDSMITH

JAKE GARRITSON

WILLIAM G. GOFORTH

JOSEPH HOGAN

DANIEL HULL

P. HOGAN

JAMES HENDERSON

WILLIAM HOWARD

PETER HOLDEMANN

JOHN HOGAN

DANIEL HILTON

ROBERT HASKINS

JOHN HASKINS

JOSEPH HASKINS

REDDING B. HAERRING

MOSES HASKINS

CHRISTIAN HOLDEMANN

AD. HUSSY

SYLVANUS HARLOW

DANIEL HEELY

JOHN M. HULL

MATHIAS HARRISON

ALEXANDER JAMESON

ISHMAL WILLARD

JOHN JAMES

THOMAS JAMES

HENRY IMAN

CHRISTOPHER IMAN

NATHAN JOHNSTON

SAMUEL J. KINKEAD

ANDEY KINNEY

G. W. KINGSLEY

WILLIAM (HILLS) LEMEN

GERARDUS LOCKE

THOMAS LUSBY

WILLIAM LEMEN

MOSES LOCKE

SAMUEL LOCKE

ARNOLD LIVERS

DAVID LENISEE

JOHN MCCLURE

JOHN MOREDOCK

REUBEN MILLER

JOHN MYARS

THOMAS MARRS

JOHN MITCHELL

BENJAMIN MARNEY

JOHN MILLER

JACOB MCDAVID

ALEXANDER MCNABB

MILTON J. MOORE

SAMUEL MILLER

BENJAMIN MASTERSON

ENOCH MOORE

JAMES B. MOORE

C. H. MIZNER

JOHN MODGLIN

STEPHEN W. MILES

JAMES MOORE

JOHN MOORE

MILTON J. MOORE II

JACOB NEFF

JOHN NEFF

ABRAM NEFF

JAMES NELSON

HENRY NEFF

EDWARD NEWSHAM

THOMAS O'CONNOR

CHARLES OWENS

ADAMS PAYNE

DAVID PETIT

ANDREW PORTER

LUKE PATTERSON

JACOB PALMEIER

WILLIAM ROBINS

JAMES ROBINS

PHILIP RADER

JOHN ROACH

JOHN ROBINS

JOHN RYAN

HUGH RALSTON

DANIEL RAPER

JAMES ROBERTS

DANIEL RAPERT

JAMES M. ROBINSON

JOHN ROGERS

DANIEL RAMER

PETER ROGERS

SOLOMON SHOOK

DANIEL SHOOK

JOHN SUMMERS

EDWARD SMITH

JEHU SCOTT

DANIEL SINK

PETER STROUD

SOLOMON STONG

ADAM SMITH

JAMES R. SHEPHERD

NEHEMIAS STARR

ISAAC W. STARR

WILLIAM STEEL

JAMES STIRRETT

JONATHAN SHEPHERD

ELIJAH TALBERT

JACOB TROUT

JAMES TAYLORE

THOMAS THAYLOR

JEWETT VARNUM

ALEXANDER WELLS

EDWARD WELCH

GEORGE WALLIS

JOHN WERLEY

JOSEPH WERLEY

JOHN M. WILSON

J. RODGERS WILLIAM

ELISHA WESTBROOK

B. BAKER WHALEY

HENRY WARDMAN

ZOPHER WILLIAMS

JOHN D. WHITESIDE

OTHO WILSON

WILLIAM WILSON

DAVID WHITESIDE

JESSE WESWELL

HIRAM WHITESIDE

JOHN WOODROME

JOHN WHITESIDE

J. P. WADDLE

MOSES WILLIAMS

WILLIAM WALKER

DAVID YATES

JOSEPH I. YOUNG

 



FIRST ROAD PETITIONS AND NAMES OF MONROE COUNTY PIONEERS
The History of Randolph, Monroe and Perry Counties, Illinois, Published 1883

May 23, 1816

The undersigned petitioners, citizens of Monroe county, humbly sheweth Whereas, a new High Way or common road from Harrison to Andey Kinney's Mill is greatly needed, said road to pass along on the most convenient ground from Harrison to the lane dividing between Squire Jameson and Mr. Thompson's place, thence through said lane to the county road to the residence of Hugh Ralston, from thence up Ryan's creek on the best ground for which your petitioners therefore pray that your honors will take such messures concerning the premises as to you seemeth meet - and your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.

Signed:

WILLIAM MARNEY*
HUGH RALSTON
MOSES JAMESON*
JOHN CONN
ELISHA EXLEY (AXLEY)*
DANIEL HULL
JOSEPH WORLEY
JOHN WINTERS*
ALICE CHAFFLIN*
JAMES HULL
MICHAEL DOE
AMOS CHAFFLIN*
DANIEL RAPERT
SAMUEL TURNER
JAMES HENDERSON
JOHN JAMES*
EDWARD CROUCH
TIMOTHY COATS
JOHN MCCLURE
JOHN TOLEN*
REUBEN BRADLEY*
ISAIAH LEVENS
EDWARD COX
ANDEY KINNEY*
FRANCIS OSBORN
JOHN MOORE
EDWARD CLARK*
JOHN HAGAN
WILLIAM WORLEY
WILLIAM CHANCE
PHILIP RADAR
DANIEL STAR*
THOMAS JAMES
WILLIAM HAGAN
THOMAS LUSBY

In October, 1816, the following residents of the American Bottom petitioned for a road from Daniel Vaughan's and John Hewitt's saw mill to the old Stroud place, to wit:

JOHN HEWITT
DANIEL VAUGHAN
JAMES FOWLER
SETH CONVERSE
EDWARD AND DAVID COX
JOHN PRIMM
IRA HEWITT
JAMES WHALEY
WILLIAM B. WHALEY
WILLIAM WHALEY
S. BOND
JOHN COOPER
JESSE W. COOPER
WILLIAM ALEXANDER
THOMAS O'CONNER

And in February, 1817, petitioned the court for a road, beginning at the Hugh Ralston plantation up Ryan's (Monroe) Creek, thence up Sherrill's branch to the New Design road, thence to the Beaver ponds, there dividing, thence along the right hand fork to Judge Lemen's plantation, there falling into the horse-prairie road leading to the Wideman's and Manville's ferry on the Kaskaskia, the other fork from the Beaver ponds to the left, passing on by Michael Miller's to the fountain, there falling into the road that leads from New Design to Belleville (St. Clair County):

JOHN COOPER
TIMOTHY COATES
AVINTON SHERRILL
HUGH RALSTON
J. W. COOPER
JOHN MCCLURE
WILLIAM ARUNDEL
DANIEL HULL
ZOPHER WILLIAM
JOHN TOLIN
JOSIAH LEMEN*
? CARTWOOD
ABRAM BUNKER
JOSHUA CRAIG

The first road to Mitchie township was petitioned on April 10, 1817 by the following:

ALEXANDER MCNABB
JOSEPH WORLEY
SETH CHAFFLIN
JOSEPH WILSON
RAPHAEL DRURY
THOMAS MCROBERTS
and others

Yet another petition, filed August 2, 1819 from Harrison through the American Bottom to Wilson's ferry gives the names of other residents not previously mentioned above:

ANDREW HILTON
JAMES S. BEAUMOND
ROBERT LATTY
JOHN GRATE
JOHN WARNOCK
WILLIAM MCINTOSH
CHARLES HALDEMAN
R. MARTIN
JOHN FORD
PRINCE BRYANT
GEORGE WALLIS
ELIJAH TALBOTT
EDWARD GARRICK
GEORGE FORQUER
WILLIAM BRYANT
JOHN M. DAVIS
JOHN BRIMBERG
FRANCIS BALDWIN
J. MITCHELL



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