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On August 7, 1922, Frank Eaton of Sidney signed a death certificate for Nancy K. Mitchell, age 85. In 1920 Nancy was living on S. First St., Champaign with a granddaughter Elizabeth A. Porter, age 24, born Missouri. Nancy's maiden name was Dougherty. She married Alonzo Mitchell in Vermilion County in 1854. I can find this family in the census until after 1860. I think they went to Kansas or Missouri but I cannot find them. Nancy and Alonzo had three children, Anna, Ellis and Inez so Elizabeth is the daughter of either Inez or Anna. I think that perhaps Elizabeth Porter may have married Frank Eaton, between 1920 and 1922. The Champaign Clerks office requires a DATE of marriage which I do not have. If I had it I would not be looking so hard. I would like to be able to follow this line on down because of my interest in the Dougherty Family. Nancy is buried at the Greenview Cemetery in Fairmount. Does anyone know of this family. Thanks
Submitter: Brian Nilsson ([email protected])
Date: 14 Oct 2001
Hello, I am seeking any information on Henry (Heinrich) Eiskamp, who is known to have been living in Thomasboro in February 1909. I found this from a letter in Oldenburg Germany. I would welcome any information. Thanks. Brian Nilsson
Surnames: ELLIS, BLOCK, HAMPSON
Submitter: Dorothy J. Schendel ([email protected])
Date: 14 Apr 2000
Charles E. Ellis married Lettie (Leticia?) Block. Lettie was the daughter of Martin and Sarah (Hampson) Block of Raymond, Champaign, IL. The children of Lettie (Block)and Charles E. Ellis were: Harrison Ellis, Walter Ellis, Roy Ellis, Clarence Ellis, Howard Ellis, Elmer Ellis, Arthur Ellis, Chester Ellis, Cecil Ellis, Mable Ellis, Lettie Ellis, and Ralph Ellis, who married Lydia. I have no other information about them at this time except that they were living in Ada, Oklahoma in the mid-forties.
Surnames: ELLSWORTH, SHREEVES
Submitter: reva ([email protected])
Date: 04 Apr 2003
Hello, I am searching for Joseph Dewitt Ellsworth, b1848, married May Shreeves .
Surnames: EMERINE, VANKIRK
Submitter: Marlene Skalberg ([email protected])
Date: 15 Jul 2001
I am looking for infomation on Michael Emerine (sometimes spelled Amerhein) He was married to a Mary Southhouse. They had 10 children, Mary, Lena, Lizzie, Ada, John, Frank, Emma, Rosa, Charles,and Anna. I found an A. Emerine on the 1880 census for Ludlow, Champaign County, Illinois. The oldest daughter Mary age 17 on 1880 census, married Arthur VanKirk, also found on the 1880 census of Champaign County, Ill. I would welcome any infomation. Thanks Marlene
Submitter: amy ([email protected])
Date: 20 Jun 2001
I am looking for info on my great great grandfather either Sampson or Samuel D. Emery. He died July 1891 in Champaign County.
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 17:37:25 -0600 Sender: [email protected] From: [email protected] (amy lathrop) To: [email protected] Subject: QExpress for Champaign Co., Illinois ( EMERY BLAIR LYNCH )
Surnames: EMERY, BLAIR, LYNCH
Submitter: amy lathrop ([email protected])
Date: 07 Aug 2002
Need help identifying family of Samuel Emery, born in Indiana abt 1830. Living, according to 1880 census in Raymond, Champaign, Illinois with: Wife Mary 25 yrs, son John 20 yrs, dau. Alberta 10 yrs, son George 4 yrs, son James 1 yr, step son Elmer Blair 6 yrs and a Greely Lynch 23 yrs.
Surnames: EMERY, PAINE
Submitter: Amy Daise ([email protected])
Date: 30 May 2001
I am looking for information on my great great grandfather. Sampson D. Emery. He lived in Longview Ill. He died July 1891 around the 24 or 25. He married MAry L. Shepherd. For some reason he did not raise my great grandfather Charles. He was raised by B.C. Paine. Benjamin. Can you help
Surnames: ERICKSON WRIGHT SANDS RUSH
Submitter: Jackie Roof ([email protected])
Date: 13 Jan 2002
Does anyone know the name of the cemetery that is near Fairmount?It's South of the park next to the tracks coming from Catlin.I live in Ohio and a lot of my family is buried in the cemetery. Thanks. Jackie
Surnames: EVANS, WINTJEN
Submitter: Shirley Graham ([email protected])
Date: 30 Sep 2002
I am trying to locate the family of Ina B. Evans. Ina's maiden name was Wintjen. She was born 1-29-1907 in Calhoun County, Illinois. Ina's father was Gevert Wintjen who died 8-8-1853. He lists as his daughter Ina B. Evans. I don't have Ina's husbands first name; just unknown Evans. At the time of Ina's fathers death, in 1953, Mrs. Ina Evans was living in Champaign, Illinois. Any information on this family would be very much appreciated, so that I can carry this family forward. I have data to share on Ina's family. Sincerely, Shirley Graham [email protected]
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