Winter 2006-7, Vol 3, #1
County Journal, July 5, 1917
Annie Forney of Peoria has been
visiting in Eureka with friends.
Bert Hogbin has been confined to his
bed by illness the past week.
Prof. Carl B. Moore and family of ElPaso
were Eureka visitors yesterday.
a trained nurse of Peoria, is caring for Mrs. Millie VanFossen.
Monta DeMotte of Chicago is the guest of her grandmother Mrs. R. E
M. Harmon will soon move his family to the residence vacated
by Rev. H. F. Kern.
Mrs. Luther Houser has returned to Peoria, after a
visit with M/M J. W. Houser.
M/M George Arends of Peoria spent the 4th
here, being guests of Mrs. C. H. Barney.
The crying need of the hour
is fewer women who play "bridge" and more who play Bridget.
Chambers and daughters of Peoria have been guests at the home of James
H. O. Murphy, M. D. O.. of Abingdon visited his cousin, J. H.
Johnson, and family over Sunday.
M/M Thackaberry of Sterling, spent a
few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Buck.
Mesdames M. L.
Harper and S. M. Hakes and Frank Hall spent the 4th with relatives in
Mrs. Arthur Scott of Ralston. Wyoming, and Mrs. Welby Jury of
Minonk spent Sunday with E. U. Ridge and family.
Aldo Reynolds and
family of Peoria were guests at the home of Mrs. Reynold's parents, M/M W.
M/M Irven Wilson and little daughter of Colfax are spending
today in Eureka, with her father, Morris Whetzel, and other
J. H. Laws took his mother to Jacksonville, Monday, where
she will take treatment for nervous prostration at the Norbury private
Prof, and Mrs. Roy L. Moore were in Springfield Friday to
attend a conference of county superintendents of schools and the state
superintended, F. G. Blair.
M/M Albert Cinnamon and Vena, Lorene and
Sarah Cinnamon, all of Rutland, visited M/M Geo. Renz last Saturday and
attended the Vinecor-Mavity wedding.
W. R. Ayers is suffering from
serious injuries received when the vapor from a gasoline barrel exploded
when he lit a match near it. He was badly cut about the head and received
other injuries as well.
M/M J. H. Burke and Alfred Haecker of Eureka
and Benj. Houder of Morton, drove to Bloomington the 4th and spent the
day, coming back and taking in the band concert at Washington in the
Glenn, son of M/M J. T. Miller, about 12 years old, was run
down by a party of Peoria autoists on Main street in Eureka on Monday
afternoon. The boy was riding a bicycle and luckily escaped injury,
excepting a good scare, but his bicycle was a wreck. The man in the car
bought him a new one, and Glenn is happy again.
CLERK BACK ON JOB
The regular meeting of the city council was held
on Monday and the members were all very glad to greet their clerk, A. V.
S. Baird. this being the first meeting he has been able to attend since
the March meeting.
P. A. Felter is building a new garage to house his
new touring car.
DEATH OF EL PASO LADY
Mrs. Margaret Blumenshine
died suddenly at her home in ElPaso. Margaret Leibolt was born in
Germany,January 30, 1834. When she was 4 years old the family came to
America and settled bear Washington, IL. She resided there until her
marriage to Philip Blumenshine Feb 23, 1852. In 1855 M/M Blumenshine moved
to El-Paso. Mr. Blumenshine died in 1902.
Deceased is survived by nine
children, twenty-seven grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.
The surviving children are Fred, Mrs. Mary Slenker,and Miss Emma, all of
ElPaso; Henry of Los Molinus, Calif; Mrs. Lizzie Johnson of Streator;
Richard C. of Gridley; Mrs. Minnie Crusius of Muncie, Ind.; Mrs. Carrie
Ruple of Brookfield, Mo.,
and Mrs. Jesse Fisher of
Estate of Adaline N. Smith,
deceased The undersigned, having been appointed executor of the last will
and testament of Adaline N. Smith, late of the county of Woodford and
State of Illinois, deceased, hereby gives notice that he will appear
before the county court of Woodford county, at the court house in Eureka,
at the September term, on the first Monday in September next, at which
time all persons having claims against said estate are notified and
requested to attend for the purpose of having the same adjusted. All
persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to
the undersigned! bated this 2nd day of July. 1917. William D. Deweese.
Executor W. H. Foster. Attorney
DEATH OF C. E. UNDERWOOD
message was received in Eureka on Tuesday morning from Indianapolis,
stating the death of C. E. Underwood-president of Eureka College, just
preceding Pres. Pritchard. He had been poorly for some time. He had many
friends among Journal readers who will be grieved to learn of his death.
The funeral was held today.
Estate of W.
M. Meek, deceased The undersigned, having been appointed administratrix of
the estate of W. M. Meek, late of the county of Woodford and state of
Illinois, deceased, hereby gives notice that she will appear before the
county court of Woodford county, at the court house in Eureka, at the
September term, on the first Monday in September next; at which time all
persons having claims against said estate are notified and requested to
attend for the purpose of having the same adjusted. All persons indebted
to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
Dated this 25th day of June. A. D. 1917. Julia Meek, Administratrix. Ed.
E. Robeson, Atty. For Admx. ESTATE OF MARGARET E. O'BRIEN, deceased. Dated
this 18th day of June. A. D. 1917. P. A. Felter, Administrator
|DEED ABSTRACT GLEANING
Deed Abstract for Lot 2 in NE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 24 in
Township 27 N, Range 4W of the 3rd Principal Meridian, Woodford
County, Illinois Joseph Belsley, Sr.; Estate 828, died Oct 23,
Witnesses to the will are John Ege and Frank
Heirs: Wife: Barbara Belsley (named Executrix)
Peter Belsley (wife Catherina)
Son Christian Belsley (unmarried
Son Joseph Belsley (wife Hannah)
Son John Belsley
(unmarried in 1882)
Son David Belsley (Anna)
Belsley (unmarried in 1882)
Son Benjamin Belsley
Belsley ; Estate 839; died Feb. 6, 1880, intestate
Benjamin Belsley: Died Feb. 21, 1926; Will
filed May 1, 1928
Heirs: Brother David Belsley (wife
Brother Solomon Belsley (Executor)
Brother Peter Belsley
Anna H. Belsley (PeoriaJL)
Belsley (Peoria, IL)
Barbara M. Belsley (Peoria, IL)
A. Belsley (Peoria, IL)
Benjamin R. Belsley (Paris. France in
David C. Belsley (Roanoke, IL)
Amos Belsley (Wellington,
Mattie E. Reid (Newton, Kansas)
Brother John Belsley
(deceased by 1928)
Vera F. Foster (Hutchinson. Kansas)
Joseph Belsley (deceased by 1928)
Ray J. Belsley (Peoria)
Belsley (deceased by 1928)
Margaret H. Belsley (Peoria)
P. Belsley (Peoria)
Frank K. Belsley (Peoria
Belsley : died Sep 3, 1933 in Peoria, IL
Daughters of Solomon
Francis I. Rians (Divorced from Frank B. Rians Aug 1,
Grandson Chester B. Rians
Daughter Mabel B. Seaburg
(Divorced from Elmer Seaburg July 15, 1936)
|DEED ABSTRACT GLEANINGS|
Lots 12/13 of Secor, Woodford County, IL
Henry Ludwig, Sr.; Died
intestate May 1, 1924
Children: Marie Zeiger
Edward C. Ludwig
Berta A. Reed
Elizabeth Armstrong (deceased)
Grandchildren: Roma Spaugler (daughter of
Rolland Gish (son of Altona)
Raymond Gish (son of
John Wesley Ludwig died March 5, 1950 Heir: Wife Adelina
Wesley Dale Ludwig (wife Thelma)
Loren Edward Ludwig (wife
Evelyn Maurine (w/o Walter A. Letcher)
Frerichs - died July 12, 1959 in Carlock
Lida Jeanette Frerichs McCoy