Descendants of Philip Read

Generation No. 1

1. PHILIP1 READ was born in Dartmouth, Mass., and died 1843 in Putnam Co IL. He married TRYPHENA DAVIS.

Notes for PHILIP READ:

From the Record of Olden Times by Spencer Ellsworth, 1880
Pg. 677
Mr. Read, senior, was a native of Dartmouth, Mass., and Mrs. Read of Fall River. Half a century ago, Mr. and Mrs. Read left their old homes in Massachusetts and went west as far as Herkimer county, New York. Leaving that State they came to Illinois and located in Putnam county, and followed farming until Mr. R's death in 1843. Mrs. Read still survives in excellent health to enjoy the prosperity that has come to her and her children. .

More About TRYPHENA DAVIS:
Residence: 1880, Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL
Other Info: 1880, Living with son Charles

Children of PHILIP READ and TRYPHENA DAVIS are:

i. CHARLES W.2 READ, b. 1827, New Bedford, Mass.; d. Bef. 1915; m. ANNA RYDELL, February 02, 1882, Putnam, Putnam Co. IL.

Notes for CHARLES W. READ:

From the Record of Olden Times by Spencer Ellsworth, 1880
Pg. 677
Chas. W. Read
Mr. Read was born in New Bedord, Mass., in 1827, and was a son of Philip and Tryphena Davis. Mr. Read, senior, was a native of Dartmouth, Mass., and Mrs. Read of Fall River. Mrs. Read still survives in excellent health to enjoy the prosperity that has come to her and her children. Four are now living, namely: Mrs. Winship, Mrs. Wheeler, Roselia and the subject of this biography. In 1852 in company with Mr. Winship and other acquaintances left Princeton with an ox team, crossed the plains and the Rocky Mountains for California, and returned home in the autumn of 1855, having spent nearly three years; was engaged in mining, and had fair success in his operations. Has held the offices of collector several times, assessor, constable, and is a member of the Christian church, Senachwine.

Marriage Notes for CHARLES READ and ANNA RYDELL:

Taken From the Henry Republican February 9, 1882
At Putnam, Feb. 2, at the residence of the groom, by Elder John Wherry, Charles W. Read of Putnam and Miss Anna Rydell of Chicago

ii. ROSELIA READ, b. April 28, 1833, Philadelphia, NY; d. March 29, 1915, Putnam Co IL.

Notes for ROSELIA READ:

April 1, 1915
Miss Roselia R. Read
Miss Roselia R. Read was born at Philadelphia town, N. Y., April 18, 1833; she died March 19, 1915, aged 81 years, 11 months and 1 day. She was the last of seven children born to Philip and Tryphena Read and in the year of 1837, she with her parents, came to Illinois, making the trip across the country with an ox team. They lived for three years near Henry, then came to Putnam and has spent all her life near here and for 33 years lived in Putnam.

The funeral was held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Christian church. She leave 15 nieces and nephews beside other relatives and friends to mourn the passing of this good woman. Burial in Putnam cemetery in the family lot.

More About ROSELIA READ:
Buried: Putnam cemetery, Putnam IL

2. iii. MARY ANN READ, b. Abt. 1835, New York; d. Bef. 1915.

3. iv. MALVINA SUSAN READ, b. Abt. 1842, Massachusetts; d. Bef. 1915.

v. CHILD READ.

vi. CHILD READ.

vii. CHILD READ.


Generation No. 2

2. MARY ANN2 READ (PHILIP1) was born Abt. 1835 in New York, and died Bef. 1915. She married JAMES M. WINSHIP 1850 in Putnam Co IL, son of RALPH WINSHIP and LUCETTA COOLEY.

Notes for JAMES M. WINSHIP:

From the Record of Olden Times by Spencer Ellsworth, 1880
Page 678
James M. Winship
Mr. Winship was born in Lewis county, New York, October 2, 1825. He is a son of Ralph and Lucetta Cooley Winship, who came to Princeton, Bureau county in June 1835. James M. moved from Princeton to this township in March 1868, and has resided here ever since. In 1850 he married Mary Ann Read, daughter of Philip and Tryphena Read, of Senachwine. They have five children - J. Orrin, Cora Eva (now Mrs. Martin L. Condit, of this township), Orville W., Walter E. and Jessie M.

In 1852 Mr. Winship left Princeton, crossed the plains and Rocky mountains with an ox team, visited California, remained there one year; and returned home in the spring of 1853. He owns a fine farm of 192 acres and is engaged in the manufacture of drain tile and brick.

More About JAMES M. WINSHIP:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Children of MARY READ and JAMES WINSHIP are:

4. i. J. ORRIN3 WINSHIP, b. Abt. 1853, Illinois.

5. ii. CORA EVA WINSHIP, b. December 22, 1856, Illinois.

iii. ORVILLE W. WINSHIP, b. Abt. 1858, Illinois.

iv. WALTER E. WINSHIP, b. Abt. 1864, Illinois.

v. JESSIE M. WINSHIP, b. Abt. 1866, Illinois.

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3. MALVINA SUSAN2 READ (PHILIP1) was born Abt. 1842 in Massachusetts, and died Bef. 1915. She married WILLIAM WHEELER 1864 in Putnam Co IL, son of IRA WHEELER and SUSAN LEE.

Notes for WILLIAM WHEELER:

From the Record of Olden Times by Spencer Ellsworth, 1880
Page 673
William Wheeler
Mr. Wheeler was born in Licking county, Ohio, February 24, 1842. He is the son of Ira and Susan Lee Wheeler, who came from New York state in 1832 and settled in Ohio, where they lived until 1848, when they moved to Fulton county, Ill., lived there until 1862, and moved thence to Putnam county. In 1864 he married Malvina Read, daughter of Philip and Tryphena Davis Read, formerly from Fall River, Mass. They have four children - Charles W., Chettie T., Lizzie M. and Ollo. Mr. Wheeler owns one of the best farms in the county, embracing 320 acres and the Samuel Bacon place. He purchased it about six years ago.

More About WILLIAM WHEELER:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Children of MALVINA READ and WILLIAM WHEELER are:

i. CHARLES W.3 WHEELER, b. Abt. 1865.

ii. CHETTIE T. WHEELER, b. Abt. 1866.

iii. LIZZIE M. WHEELER, b. Abt. 1868.

iv. OTTO WHEELER, b. October 16, 1876.

Notes for OTTO WHEELER:

October 19, 1876
At Snachwine, October 16, a daughter to William Wheeler.


Generation No. 3

4. J. ORRIN3 WINSHIP (MARY ANN2 READ, PHILIP1) was born Abt. 1853 in Illinois. He married MARY.

Child of J. WINSHIP and MARY is:

i. WALTER4 WINSHIP, b. Abt. 1879.

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5. CORA EVA3 WINSHIP (MARY ANN2 READ, PHILIP1) was born December 22, 1856 in Illinois. She married MARTIN L. CONDIT December 10, 1879, son of SAMUEL CONDIT and RACHEL BACON.

Children of CORA WINSHIP and MARTIN CONDIT are:

i. CHESNEY W.4 CONDIT, b. April 03, 1881, Putnam Co IL; d. September 1918, Illinois.

ii. GILES E. CONDIT, b. July 03, 1882.

iii. MARY MAUD CONDIT, b. November 09, 1885.

iv. JAMES MAYNARD CONDIT, b. March 28, 1888.

v. MAE ETHEL CONDIT, b. March 28, 1888.

vi. HAROLD H. CONDIT, b. April 08, 1893.

vii. LENNIS L. CONDIT, b. November 08, 1895.


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