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Surnames: FEDERER, QUIRK, LORENZ, HUMMEL
Submitter: Lucinda LeBel (Digging4Family@aol.com)
Date: 23 Mar 2001
Looking for old photographs of Fred Federer b. 1876 d 1936
Surnames: FERDINANDSEN, SORENSEN
Submitter: Claus Christiansen (email@example.com)
Date: 21 Apr 2000
I am searching for every Ferdinandsen connected to Champaign / Urbana. My G-Grandfather Christian Carl Ferdinandsen emigrated with his hole family from Denmark to USA in 1891. He and his family ended up in Champaign Urbana. The family comprised his wife Sidse Marie born Sorensen and at least 10 children. Christian is said to have become the first selling gardener in Champaign. He had greenhouses and sold trees, bushes etc. Christian was born December 17, 1848 and died March 10, 1923. His death and burial is mentioned in an article in "The Urbana Christian" dated April 5, 1923. At his death his wife continued to live at 302 South Cottage Grove. His wife died July 10, 1943. Any help would be highly appreciated.
Surnames: FERGUSON, COLEMAN, NEWMAN, WALKER
Submitter: Joann Coleman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 28 May 2002
Searhing for Roy Alvin Newman Jr. "Jim" from the early 1950's. Joann Higgins Coleman
Submitter: sue fessler sullivan (email@example.com)
Date: 21 Oct 2001
I am trying to find the Fessler descendants who lived in Champaign until the last few years. Our fathers, Robert and Frank Dale, were first cousins. Have records of ancestors from Scherzheim, Baden, Germany which I would love to share. Absolutely free. They can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitter: Frances Moore (SMoore8828@AOL.com)
Date: 22 Sep 2004
I am wondering if anyone out there has any Champaign County Cemetery books?
Are there any Finkenbinder's from the Compromise Twp., area in their cemetery index. Hoping someone can help me. Thank You.
Surnames: FISHEL, PHILLIPS
Submitter: Donna (Livasy4@aol.com)
Date: 18 Jan 2001
Reseaching FISHEL and PHILLIPS in Champaign and Ford County Illinois 1880s. Specifically residence of the Geralgust FISHEL family whose daughter Edna was born in Ludlow in 1895. Is there a cemetery near Ludlow? Hoping to find a Margaret Phillips buried there. Thanks, Donna
Submitter: Chris Thiessen (email@example.com)
Date: 23 Sep 2000
Seeking any information on the George W. Fisher listed in the 1860 Census for Chanpaign County. Thank you, Chris
Surnames: FLAHART, COOK
Submitter: Kevin Condon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 13 Jul 2000
I am searching for information on Benjamin Flahart. Benjamin was in the 107th Infantry during the Civil War. Then he married Assenath Cook 29 Jan 1874, and had a son, Hubert, that was born in Champaign on August 9, 1881. A couple of years later, Benjamin moved the family to White Lake, South Dakota.
Surnames: FLEMING, MOORE
Submitter: Betty VanLeer (Bv;email@example.com)
Date: 23 Dec 2001
Looking for info on George Curtis Moore (Curt) who married Sallie Fleming. He died in 1943, her death is unknown to me. The had a son and daughter who must have died young. They lived in the Sidney area. I think she worked at the bank. Anyone with information PLEASE contact me. I have been looking for a long time. He died in Champaign Co. Not sure about her. Would like to know about them and what happened to the children. Curt is buried in Sidell. Is Sallie? She had a brother Harry in Allerton. Sons name was Harry(?) and daughter Opal. Please help.
Submitter: Roger Dyson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 25 Mar 2004
I am looking for any info about the family of Chauncy H. and Jessie Laura Dyson Fluke.
Submitter: Kathy Blomquist (email@example.com)
Date: 08 Apr 2000
BLACKBURN, Lucy Ann - I am researching my gggaunt, who was born in 1859 in LaFargeville, Jefferson County, NY. The family moved to Verona, Dane County, WI in 1869. She married Myron Blackburn on Jan 1, 1877 in Verona. From family obituaries, she has lived in Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, IL. In my gggrandmother's (Pauline Florey) obituary for 1944, Lucy is mentioned as living in Champaign.
Surnames: FOGLESONG, DEVOUR, ENSIGN, ROWE
Submitter: Donna Boardman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 07 Apr 2002
I'm looking for information on the FOGLESONG family that lived in Champaign Co for sure between 1871 and 1902, possibly longer. MARTIN & FANNIE (Devour)FOGLESONG and their children, one possibly named DAISY FOGLESONG, who married Walter ENSIGN 2/22/1898 also in Champaign, Co. Daisy married Harry E.ROWE,1/23/1901. Would appreciate any help you have to offer. Thank you!
Surnames: FOREMAN, CARTER, GOODRICH, CASOLINE, UMBENHOUR, CASTERLINE, CANTRELL
Submitter: Sharon Hughbanks (email@example.com)
Date: 16 Apr 2000
Looking for information on the family of Thomas FOREMAN b. KY in 1800 and wife Mississippi CASOLINE/CASTERLINE b. 1803 in Madison County, Illinois. Thomas and wife moved to Champaign County in 1850. Their daughters Margaret J [married Carmi GOODRICH, lived in DeWitt County IL] and Susan [married Z.D. CANTRELL and lived in DeWitt County IL. Son Benjamin lived in Champaign County in St. Joseph Township [wife Sarah], son John lived in McLean County, daughter Martha married George H CARTER in Champaign Co 1861, daughter Nancy married James W. UMBENHOUR in Champaign County 1860. Other children on the 1870 census were son Deliverance, daughter Ellen, and son Amos. Appreciate any help with this family.
Surnames: FOULKE, ALLEN, ROSS
Submitter: Trudy Spanier (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 06 Jun 2000
FRANK ROSS b. 1860-1870? d. bef 1912..married FANNIE W. FOULKE b. abt 1869 Sidney, Champaign Co, Illinois. Marriage was Feb 4, 1891. FANNIE W. FOULKE ROSS married a second time to MARK ANTHONY ALLEN b.abt 1867 Honey Creek, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. The date of this second marriage was Dec 16, 1912 in Philo, Champaign Co, Illinois. Witnesses were TAYLOR ROSS, AND MRS. SARAH A. ROSS. Can anyone tell me if any of these people were on the 1910 census? Burial for Frank Ross? Taylor Ross? Thanks.
Surnames: FREEMAN, BURKE
Submitter: kathy (email@example.com)
Date: 05 Jun 2002
I'm looking for a info on Dewitt Clinton Freeman in Champaign, Illinois. He married Hulda C. Burke on April 25,1895. Their daughter Edna Vandora Freeman is my grand-mother. Dewitt Clinton Freeman was born in Michigan and his parents were: Edgar Freeman and Anna Halsted. They came from Michigan and settled in Champaign, Illinois..Dewitt Clinton Freeman was married Twice..I do not know who he married the first time around. If anyone have anything they could share with me..please e-mail me direct at firstname.lastname@example.org
Surnames: FREEMAN, CRAMER, BAUSCH, NEWCOMB
Submitter: Denise D. (email@example.com)
Date: 20 Jan 2000
I am looking for information on a Family by the name of Freeman that resided in Champaign Co. Champaign/Urbana area in the 1890s. Wilhelmina L. Freeman (known as Louise or Minnie) married John A. Newcomb on 12-13-1892. Minnies brother George married Bessie Newcomb/Newcombe on 1-9-1896 and Bessies apparently remarried to a Fred Cramer on 10-16-1900. Another sibling Ada H. Freeman was married also in the Champaign area to William H. Rauch on 10-30-1893. The listing in the Illinois Marriage Index lists Ada as Alda H. Furman, which is incorrect. The mother of these 3 Freeman children was Hester (Cooper) Freeman wife of Henry C. Freeman. The Freeman family moved westward from New York to Illinois. Hester signed the marriage application for Ada so I believe the Father had died in either NY or IL before 1893. Another daughter Mary Eleanor Freeman married while they were still in NY, but came to Illinois with her husband John Michael Bausch and settled in the same area as her family.
Surnames: FRITTS, ODELL
Submitter: c himes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 10 May 2001
Looking for info on my great grandfather, John E Fritts, married to Sarah Odell on 19 Jan 1871, Champaigne Co, Ill. Three children born to this marriage: Clarence E, Myrtle G and Mamie G. Please email me at email@example.com. Thanks for your help.
Surnames: FRY, DALE, MAWYER, JOHNSTON, DUGAN
Submitter: Barbara Majid (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 14 Nov 2000
John D.C. FRY married Margaret Cresap 1874 Champaign Co IL sibling of John are Martha, Hannah Emannuel, Jacob, Ross,Parents of John are David FRY and Christina Dale, sibling of David are Jacob, Elizabeth, and Unknown male. David born in PA 1817. Moved to Miami Co OH 1830 to McLean Co IL in 1857 to Woodford Co in 1860. other surnames Mawyer, Johnston, Dugan,
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