January 6, 1865
Married at the residence of the bride’s father in Berwick on Dec 29th by Rev. R. Colwell, Wm. R. Chaplin, Esq. and Miss S--n E. Lewis.
Married on 30th ult. by Elder W. Errett, Andrew Y. Welsh and Miss Betsy Wilson of Monmouth.
Married 1st by Elder J. Errett, Mr. -- A. Kelly and Miss Jane Webb, both of Ellison.
Married November 5th by N.A. Rankin, Esq., Mr. Joseph C. Boden and Miss Rosa Davis.
Married December 16th by same, Mr. Columbus C. Penny and Miss Hannah St. George.
Married December 21st by same, Mr. W-- Wiltsy and Miss Emily Collins.
Married December 31st. by same, Mr. Andrew McCracken and Miss --mra Cover.
Married January 5th by same, Mr. Thomas V. Crabb and Miss Susan Coons.
Died in Sumner Twp. December 24th Mr. John Acheson, Supervisor of that town.
Public Notice is hereby given that George Sheldon, Administrator of estate of Caleb Haines, deceased, late of Lenox Twp., Warren Co. will attend the County Court during the March term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
January 13, 1865
Married 3rd inst. by Rev. J.A. Ellie, Mr. M.L. Shaw late of Co. F 17th Regt. Ills. Vol. and Miss Mary Stewart, both of Warren Co.
Died December 21st Mary daughter of Benj. and Charlotte Claycomb in the 17th year of her age of typhoid fever. Eulogy.
Sarah J. Williams vs. Zaven S. Williams (non-resident). Bill for divorce.
Thomas Struthers vs. Mary Finley, Admx. with will annexed; Glasgow Finley,(non-resident) Robert M. Finley, Erastus Finley, James R. Smiley, Rosanna Smiley, Thomas E. Patton, Martha A. Patton, John A. Finley, Leander Finley, John M. Warrick (left the state), John M. Pinkerton, John P. Pinkerton, Samuel S. Finley, Adam H. Miller, Sarah E. Miller, John M. Ellis (non-resident), Martha H. Ellis (non-resident), Robert M. Warwick (non-resident), Alexander M. Warwick (left the state), Christopher S. Hart, (left the state) DeWitt Clinton Hart, Elnora G. Hart, Catherine E. Hart, Carrie A. Hart and Sarah D. Hart. Petition for deed.
William N. Clayton of Cameron was wounded in thigh by shell on 20th December and left in the hospital at Columbia A.P. Lane, who was left in the hands of the enemy, died and was buried.
Married 14th inst. by John Caldwell, Esq., Mr. James E. Covert and Miss Evaline R. Tabor, both of Warren Co.
Married at residence of G.F. Livingston, Esq., by Rev. H.H. Crosler, Mr. W.J. Spunoagle and Miss Mary A. Gilson, all of Walnut Grove Twp.
Died December 24th, John Acheson, Esq. of Sumner Twp. of typhoid fever.
Died near Sugar Grove, January 4th, of typhoid fever Robert K. Mitchell, Esq. of Hale Twp. Died in Monmouth 17th inst., Mr. Josiah Whitman, aged about 56 years.
Public Notice is hereby given that Jos. Kindle, Administrator of estate of Sindarella Glaze, deceased, late of Ellison Twp., Warren Co. will attend the County Court during the March term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Public Notice is hereby given that James Tucker, Administrator of estate of Charles Conaway, deceased, late of Swan Twp., Warren Co. will attend the County Court during the March term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Mary Jane Hull vs. Ferdinand Hull (non-resident). Bill of divorce.
D.S. Parry and A.P. Carmichael have dissolved their partnership by mutual consent.
January 27, 1865
News of the death of Charles Stevens of this city, a member of Co. L 12th Ill. Cavalry. He died in hospital at New Orleans.
Married in County Clerk’s office on January 12 by Rev. J.A. Reynolds, Mr. Wm. I. McKinney and Miss Hannah Timmons.
Married at the residence of Mrs. Jane McCrery of Sumner Twp., Jan 17th by same, Mr. F J. Dunn (formerly Capt. Co. I 50th Ill. Regt.) and Miss E.A. McCrery. 101
Died here on 21st of lung fever, youngest son of L.O. and Mary E. Tourtellott, aged 2y, 6m, 12d.
John Addison Montgomery has died. On 17th last February he enlisted in 11th Ill. Cavalry and died of Camp Diarrhea in Vicksburg Hospital on 1st September.
James Dexter, Executor of last will and testament of John R. James, Mary Ann Post, Miniturn Frost, Ellen James, James Van Buren, Catharine B. Van Buren by their next friend Smith T. Van Buren and Smith T. Van Buren vs. John R. Strong, Jacob V.L. DeWitt (non-resident), James R. DeWitt (non-resident), Maria DeWitt (non-resident), Julia C. DeWitt (non-resident), Charles E. DeWitt (non-resident), Albert F. Smith (non-resident), Elizabeth DeWitt Smith (non-resident), Catharine DeWitt Johnson (non-resident), William H. Hutchinson, William R. Davis, John D. Walker, Mathias Gooderson, Henry C. Strong, Michael Secrest, Jacob Hayden, Nathan J. King, George P. Sloan, Frederick Gayer, John Strong, Henry Carpenter and Hiram Cole. In Chancery.
Public Notice is hereby given that Samuel M. Morse, Executor of estate of Samuel G. Morse, deceased, late of Greenbush Twp., Warren Co. will attend the County Court during the April term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
David Turnbull, Executor of Robert K. Mitchell, deceased, gives notice of appearance.
Public Notice is hereby given that Hannah Whitman, Administrator of estate of Josiah Whitman, deceased, late of Monmouth Twp., Warren Co. will attend the County Court during the May term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Public Notice is hereby given that Sarah A. Routh, Administrator of estate of James C. Routh, deceased, late of Kelly Twp., Warren Co. will attend the County Court during the April term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Public Notice is hereby given that David Findley and Martha Acheson, Administrator of estate of John Acheson, deceased, late of Sumner Twp., Warren Co. will attend the County Court during the April term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Public Notice is hereby given that John J. Glenn, Administrator of estate of Samuel Burson, deceased, late of Laporte Co. Indiana, will attend the County Court during the April term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Complete Roll of Co. B, 83rd Reg. Ills. Vol. Inf. Fort Donelson, Tennessee, January 21st 1865:
James Moore, Captain Austin Parsons 3d Corp.
James B. Herdman, 1st Lieut. Samuel C. Hogue 4th Corp.
William S. Struthers, 1st Sgt. Robert Gowdy 5th Corp.
Murdock McKenzie 2nd Sgt. David C. Gowdy 6th Corp.
John A. Wright 3rd Sgt. George B. McCrary 7th Corp.
Alexander M. Warwick 4th Sgt. George Baldwin 8th Corp.
George N. Simpson 5th Sgt. John A. Patterson, Drummer
James G. Wilson 1st Corp. William Chalmers, Wagoner
Robert Hays 2nd Corp.
William A. Hogue
Artemas L. Pense
Francis C. Hogue
Jefferson M. Preston
Jacob W. Arnold
John N. Hogue
Andrew B. Pyles
James A. Harper
Richard V. Butterfield
Andrew A. Rodgers
Andrew Z. Satterfield
David C. McCallon
David W. Rose
James S. Baird
Joseph B. Samson
William A. Cannon
Orren W. Smith
David O. Cline
John M. Martin
Samuel R. Smith
Caleb R. Copeland
Robert T. Morrison
Samuel E. Sterrett
Marion M. Morrison
Robert M. Stephenson
Robert F. Mulnix
John A. Struthers
Josiah H. Moore
William P. Tead
David C. Elder
Joseph M. Moore
David A. Turnbull
John J. Elliott
Francis M. Moore
William N. Thompson
Richard M. Elliott
Wesley N. Michaels
Thomas C. Weeks
William C. Wilson
William T. Gilleland
Joseph W. Wood
William M. Glover
Aaron F. Olmsted
Samuel M. Wiley
James H. Glenn
Walter N. Paine
John E. Paine
Homer D. Hull, October 18 1862 James L. Sansom, October 28 1862 James Brewer, Dec 27 1862 William P. Scott, November 18 1862 Charles Baldwin, January 8 1863 William Paul, Jan 8 1863
Robert C. Moore, Jan 24 1863 Thomas G. Pollock, Jan 24 1863 James Cowen, Corp. Jan 24 1863 Robt. N. Thompson, Sgt. February 10 1863 James C. Moore, Corp. February 10 1863 Nicholas Rodgers, Pvt. February 10 1863 James A. Preston, February 12 1863 Josiah Martin, Sgt. February 16, 1863 John S. Galloway, March 13 1863 John H. Maley, Apr. 4 1863 Ira G. Campbell, April 11, 1863 John McMillan, February 2, 1863 Isaac C. Hogue, February 2 1863 John R. Sample, March 7 1864 Joseph Garside, April 28, 1864 Hamilton Brownlee, October 12, 1864.
John A. Moore November 3 1863
Alexander Nelson, Pvt. November 19 1863
James H. Giles, Corp. December 10 1863
Edward W. Rockwell, Pvt. February 27 1863 of wounds received in action February 3.
John McClanahan, Capt. February 23 1863 of wounds received in action February 3.
William W. Turnbull, Capt., August 20, 1864 killed in action Pine Bluff, Tenn.
Michael A. Thompson, Corp., August 20 1864, killed in action Pine Bluff, Tennessee.
James Pattison, Fifer August 20, 1864 killed in action Pine Bluff, Tenn.
William W. Finley, Pvt. August 20 1864, killed in action Pine Bluff, Tenn.
Samuel A. Foster, Pvt. August 20 1864 killed in action Pine Bluff, Tenn.
William F. Martin, Pvt. August 20 1864 killed in action Pine Bluff, Tenn.
John W. Hogue Pvt. August 20 1864 killed in action Pine Bluff, Tenn.
David M. Nicol, Pvt., August 20 1864 killed in action Pine Bluff, Tenn.
Transferred: Francis M. Earp, Pvt. September 30 1864 to Veterans Reserve Corp.
Deserted: William Woods, Pvt. Jan 3 1863.
Married 2 February by Rev. D.G. Bradford, David T. Pogue, late of C. B. 56th Ill. Vol. and Miss Maggie P. Struthers, youngest daughter of Thomas Struthers, Sr. all of Warren Co.
Died at Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 14th 1864[sic] of wounds received in a skirmish Silvester H. Smiley, son of D.M. and Elizabeth Smiley, aged 17y, 8m, 3d.
Married February 13th by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. H.F. Eaton and Miss Carrie I. Cecil, both of Monmouth.
Married by Rev. I.B. Foster of Young America at the residence of Mr. Harper Henderson in Oquawka February 2nd, Mr. John W. McCartney of Young America and Miss Nancy A. Henderson.
Died in hospital in Atlanta October 12, 1864, in 24th year of his age, Henry Tyler Gordon, son of William and Sarah Gordon of Roseville, Warren Co. Henry entered the services of his country September 16th 1861 joining the Engineers Regiment of the West with which he shared the toils and honors of three long years. His companions in arms mourn the loss of a brave soldier, his youthful associates a true friend and his parents, brother and sisters, a son and brother.
Public Notice is hereby given that Joseph Pine, Executor of estate of Bazel Watson, deceased, late of Kelly Twp., Warren Co. Co. will attend the County Court during the May term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Soldiers mustered in to be credited to Kelly Twp:
Wm. H. Brown
Edward H. Stilson
Wm. H. Samuels
James M. Farquer
John H. Clifton
John H. Landon
Wm. H. Black
Wm. M. Yocum
Roland A. Hopper
Wm. H. Newkirk
Daniel E. Shutts
Wm. R. Savage
Isaac M. Tribble
H. Ashbl--, Capt.
Delbert J. Terpening
Married at the residence of Mr. Nathan King, near Roseville February 14th by A.J. Thomson, Mr. H.A. Coffren(?) of Homer and Miss Hattie N. King of the former place.
March 3, 1865
Married February 22 by Rev. J. Christian Miller, Mr. Marion Perry and Miss Elizabeth F. Brown, of the Warren Co.
Rev. Dr. Matthews was called from his field of labor with the Christian Commission in Virginia by the death of his little child.
Married March 6th in Baptist Parsonage by Rev. J. Christian Miller, Mr. John A. Merreck and Miss Ellen C. Bush, both of Galesburg.
Married March 4th by Rev. C. Springer, Mr. Eugene W. Stevens and Miss Rebecca E. Harris, both of Warren Co.
Died in this city 2nd inst., Robert MacMaster son of Rev. R.C. and Isabella M. Matthews, age 6m, 4 weeks.
Died at Fort Donelson February 19th, James H. Glenn of Co. B 83rd Regt. aged 20 years. He was born in Preble Co., Ohio, and had been living in Warren Co. about three years previous to his enlisting. He joined Co. B. as a recruit in 1863. He took a severe cold on 14th of August last, which seated itself in his lungs and finally terminated his life.
List of teachers who received certificates after examination:
Mr. James Tomlinson, Monmouth Miss Anna C. Underwood, Galesburg
Mrs. I.M. Tucker, Monmouth Miss Disa Lester, Galesburg
Miss Bell McQuiston, Spring Grove Miss Matilda Wray, North
Miss Annie M. Allen, Monmouth Miss Martha Boggs, North Henderson
Miss Julietta Holcomb, do Miss Ladina Kenan, Cameron
Miss Ellen Holcomb, do Miss Sarah Jones, Cameron
Miss Annetta Campbell, do Miss Carrie Tinkham, Cameron
Miss Sarah Monhart, do Miss Fannie Stormont, Young America
Miss Elisabeth Leighty, do Miss Mary Billings, Young America
Miss Sarah Armstrong, do Miss Lucretia Hoisington, Greenbush
Miss Sarah C. Brown, do Miss Emma Carson, Spring Grove
Mr. D.M. Smiley
Roll of Capt. Gowdy’s Cavalry was listed.
Warren Co. In Chancery — Frederick Gebbard vs. Louis Richmond, John Frisbie, etc.
March 31, 1865
People vs. Nathaniel Allen - indictment for selling liquor - pled guilty. Fined $20.00. People vs. John Moran same; guilty $30.00.
People vs. John L. Clanin - liquor indictment; pled guilty. $20.00.
People vs. Orloff Neeland - selling liquor contrary to statute; pled guilty $20.00. People vs. Ed Blanchard - selling liquor; pled guilty to two counts. Fined $20.00. People vs. Peter White same; case continued.
George Williams vs. Peter White - keeping a game house.
People vs. Henry J. Kelly - selling liquor; fined $10.00.
People vs. Lewis Enstein - indictment for selling playing cards; dismissed by State’s Attorney. People vs. V.G. Harbaught - indictment for keeping a gaming house contrary to law; continued.
People vs. Wm. Chapman - indictment for selling liquor, “of course.” Pled guilty to four counts People vs. Jack Bevins - indicted for selling liquor to his thirsty fellow men. Guilty to four counts; $40.00.
Married in Point Pleasant 15th March by Rev. Mr. Windsor of Roseville, Mr. Barton W. Paine to Miss Rebecca J. Chapman, all of Warren Co. Died in this city on Tuesday evening, Annie wife of A.G. Kirkpatrick, Esq.
Public Notice is hereby given that Mary Vestal, Executor of the estate of John Vestal, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the May term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
At the Union Caucus on Sat. last, Elias Willits, Geo W. Savage and Wm. Laferty appointed Town Committees for the following year.
Public Notice is hereby given that Mary J. Atchison, Administrator of the estate of Thomas Atchison, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the May term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Married in Galesburg on March 23d, George B. Cross, late Capt. Co. L. 9th Illinois Division to Miss Ellen Bone. Resolution from the “Old Bachelors of Warren County” published.
Catharine McNeal, the guardian of Mary Bell McNeal, a minor, asks for leave to sell real estate.
Lucy Ann Salter, Admx. of David Salter, deceased vs. Thomas E. Salter, Alice Salter and heirs of Elizabeth Salter, heirs at law of David Salter, deceased. Petition to sell real estate.
April 14, 1865
Greenbush - Jno C. Bond
Berwick - S.B. Crane
Floyd - S.T. Skelton*
Coldbrook - Jos H. Murphy
Kelly - Wm. Graham*
Swan - R.R. McKinley
Roseville - D.M. Talliaferro Lenox - Z. Lewis*
Monmouth - Jas F. Owens* and Wm. Clark*
Spring Grove - R.W. Gerlaw*
Pt. Pleasant – R.T. King
Ellison – W.H. Albright*
Tompkins - Henry Tubbs*
Hale - Edward Burns*
Sumner - Wm. C. Maley*
Died in Coldbrook Twp. April 12th George W. Shephard, son of Smith Shepard, age 29 years.
The following received teacher’s certificate after examination on 1 April:
James Tomlinson, Monmouth
Miss Julia A. White, Monmouth
Miss M J. Gordon, Roseville
Second Grade - [Monmouth unless stated]
Miss Abbie Coolidge
Susan D. Bigson Adda Holt
Nancy S. Chalmers
Mrs. Sarah A. Wright
Miss Nancy McClellan
Maggie Foster, Young America
Ellen Moore, Young America
Emily Underhill, Young America
Sarah Johnson Young America
Alice Law, Galesburg
Lissie Johnson, Cameron
Sarah Jones, Cameron
Irene McClure, Cameron
Elizabeth Woods, Roseville
Nancy A. Woods, Roseville
Ann Mahood, Roseville
Zipporah Perkins, Roseville
Amelia Vandeveer, Greenbush
Maggie Howard, Greenbvush
Sarah J. Wiley, West Hale
Dorcas R. Finney, Duck Creek
Fannie Waggoner, Berwick
Ellen Dehart, Swan Creek
Mary Reed, North Henderson
Sarah F. Mings, Avon
Teena Nance, Avon
Mr. Reuben J. Wolfe, Viola
A squad of men who went west from Fort Donelson last week had a skirmish with some guerillas on White Oak Creek. Benjamin Finn of Company E. was killed and Joseph Woods of Co. B. was mortally wounded.
Mary Finley, Admx. of Robert Finley December vs. Glasgow Finley, Robert M. Finley, Erastus Finley, James B. Smiley, Rosanna Smiley, Thomas E. Patton, Martha A. Patton, John A. Finley, Leander Finley, John M. Warwick, Nancy M. Warwick, John M. Pinkerton, John P. Pinkerton, Samuel S. Finley, Adam H. Miller, Sarah E. Miller, John M. Ellis, Martha H. Ellis, Robert W. Warwick, Alexander M. Warwick, Christopher S. Hart, DeWitt Clinton Hart, Elnora G. Hart, Catharine E. Hart, Carrie A. Hart and Sarah D. Hart, Defendants. Petition to sell real estate.
Died in this city on 15th inst. Geo Bancroft, son of C.K. Smith, aged about 10 years.
Public Notice is hereby given that Jos. H. Blackburn, Administrator of the estate of Thomas J. Down, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the June term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Married in this city 20th inst. by Rev. D.B. Jones, Mr. Moses Gregory to Miss Julia Lanphere. Died in this city April 23d of typhoid pneumonia, Benjamin F. Corwin, aged about 50 years.
Died at Fort Donelson on April 2d, Joseph W. Wood, Private in Co. B of 83rd Regt. in the 21st year of his age. The deceased was born in Logan County, Ohio, but moved with his father to Warren Co. where he has resided the last few years. He enlisted 6 August 1862 and was one of the bravest men in the regiment, always ready for duty and among the first to encounter danger.
On 30th of March, he was on a scouting trip toward White Oak Creek and the morning of the 21st they came across guerrillas. (Details of encounter). Wood was wounded in the bowels which proved fatal in about 40 hours. His remains were returned to Little America.
May 5, 1865
Died in Prairie City, McDonough Co. April 14th, Rev. A.D. McCool, aged 59 years.
Following is a list of teachers who were examined and received certificates May 2:
Adda Kelley, Cameron
Lizzie A. Heibman (?) Monmouth Abbie Perkins, Young America
Mr. John H. Stevens, Young America Fannie Perkins, Young America
Miss Maggie Wiley, Young America Saray Wiley, Young America
Miss Sarah Gibson [location cannot be read]
Annie Crawford, Berwick Sarah E. Crawford, Berwick
Emma Crawford, Berwick
Miss Clotilda Bruner, Monmouth Lizzie Gey, Berwick
Elisabeth Leighty, Monmouth Mr. L J. Taylor, Ellison
Mary Burroughs, Monmouth Miss Amanda Stafford, Ellison
Mary W. Sprout, Monmouth Miss Melle Hauns, West Hale
Maranda Galloway, Monmouth Miss Bell Foote, Galesburg
Agnes Anderson, Monmouth Mollie H. Thompson, Spring Grove
Mary E. Ramsey, Little York Sarah Austin, Prairie City
Lizzie Snyder, Abington
Married May 11th by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. Henry F. Dougherty and Miss Clara Wood, both of Monmouth.
Married May 10th by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. Geo. Smith and Miss Viola Moreland, both of Mercer Co. Illinois.
Died in this city May 6th of disease of the lungs, Harriet Martin, aged 10 months.
John J. Glenn, Administrator of the estate of Samuel Burson vs. Elizabeth Burson, widow, Jemimah Ann Stewart, Elick P. Stewart, Henrietta E. Burson, Tamson E. Burson and Edward Burson. Petition to sell real estate.
May 26, 1865
Public Notice is hereby given that Sally Johnson, Admx. of the estate of Richard Johnson, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the August term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Public Notice is hereby given that Ruth Brown, Admx. of the estate of H.G Brown, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the August term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
June 2, 1865
Married at the residence of Harmon Straw in this city by Rev. Dr. Matthews on Tuesday last, Almon Kidder Esq. and Miss Anna K. Jacobs, all of Monmouth.
Public Notice is hereby given that A. Kidder, Administrator of the estate of Reuben Hammon, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the July term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Public Notice is hereby given that A.M. Frew, Executor of the estate of John H. Frew, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the July term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
June 9, 1865
Accident last Wednesday as the stage was leaving Rock Island and the horses became frightened near Stodd’s Roundary. The team ran off, upsetting the carriage and killed Robert Bell of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, an old bachelor 76 years of age and a very large, heavy man. He was a man of large property, probably $75,000 or more and was on a visit to the west. He was going on the Oxford Route to visit his sister, Mrs. Eliza Woods, wife of Samuel Woods of Hale Twp. His body was taken to Mr. Woods for the funeral. Mrs. Francis Smealon, with three children was in the coach and the skull of her youngest child was badly fractured and it probably cannot live. The driver was Joe Forward.
Miss Nan Chalmers, Monmouth Mary Burroughs
Isabel L. Rodgers, Monmouth Josie Lee
Elvira Craig, Prairie City Mrs. Mary Lee
Miss Emeline Griffith, Swan Creek Mary E. Ramsey, Duck Creek
Ethel Parker, Cameron
Miss Maggie Holt, Monmouth Lizzie Johnson, Cameron
Miss Frank Gilmer Monmouth Lizzie Albright, Town Line
Olive Blackman, Monmouth Dora Derham, Abington
Eugenia Fullington Henry Hall, Young America.
Married on 31st ult. by Rev. Dr. Young, Mr. John Gallinger of Mercer Co. and Maria S. Madden of Monmouth.
Public Notice is hereby given that Mary C. Pratt, Executor of the estate of Abijo R. Pratt, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the July term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Public Notice is hereby given that Susan E. Crandall, Administrator of the estate of Levant Crandall, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the August term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Public Notice is hereby given that S.B. and A.K. Morris, Administrator of the estate of Amos Morris, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the September term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Tribute of Respect by Eccritean Literary Society for Samuel W. Kell who fell in battle on February 12th, 1865.
June 30, 1865
Married in this city June 26th at the residence of the bride’s father, George Babcock, Esq. by Rev. Dr. Matthews, Th: Johnston, Jr. to Miss Pallas Babcock.
Married at the same time and place Joseph E. Ripley, Esq. to Miss Mary E. Kirkpatrick all of this city.
Died June 24th at Ohio Grove, Mercer Co. Illinois of spinal disease, Robert Howard son of D.T. & Emeline Porter, aged about 7 years.
Married June 26th at Providence, Tennessee, by Mr. Burgess, Esq., Mr. Ed. H. Brittan of Co. C 83rd Ill. to Miss Florence M. Beaumont of Clarksville, Tennessee.
July 14, 1865
Died in this city July 11th, Mrs. Catharine Weaver, aged 50 years.
Died July 7th of congestion of the brain, Nannie Bell, daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth H. Nash, aged 3m, 11d.
Died July 6th in this city, Mr. Benjamin Davis, aged 87 years. He was born in Massachusetts, removed to Oneida Co. NY in 1813. He was converted and united with the Baptist Church at Rome 1831-2. He moved to Illinois with his family in 1837 and settled near Berwick, Warren Co. He joined the Baptist church of which he has remained a member.
July 28, 1865
Married July 26th by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. Wm. S. Struthers and Miss Mary J. Parry, all of Monmouth.
Died July 30th at his residence in Tompkins Twp., Lemuel Tubbs, aged 79 years and 5 months. Deceased was born in Rensaelaer Co. New York and removed from Otsego County in his native state to Illinois in the spring of 1852.
Married on 21st July at Sharon, Wisconsin by Rev. J.E. Baker, Mr. W. Penrose Speakman of Monmouth and Miss Parnee L. Harroun of Daviss, Wisconsin.
Married July 25th at the residence of Rev. Mr. Foster at Young America, Mr. Mitchell L. Dillon and Miss Maggie E. Burns, all of Warren Co. Mr. Dillon was a member of Co. A 83rd Ill. He was sick at Clarksville when the regiment left, but quickly recovered and came home. He has “enlisted” again — this time for life. He is the captain of a new company, which though small, may increase with time.
August 11, 1865
C.W. Palmer writes a letter from Colorado.
Married at the Baldwin House August 15th by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. Flavius J. Sawin and Miss Cynthia J. Alexander, both of Mercer Co.
Died at Cameron, Warren Co. July 30th, Andrew Jackson White of typhoid fever contracted while in the service of his country. He was a member of Co. B 83rd Ill.
Mary E. Giles, guardian of Sarah Giles, Evaline Giles, Mary O. Giles and Isaac W. Giles vs. Sarah Giles, Evaline Giles, Mary O. Giles, Isaac W. Giles, heirs at law of William Giles, deceased and Norman Buck, Abigail Ann Buck, Sarah E. Hopper, Seth Gates, Lydia B. Gates,
Charles Stice, Arexina S. Stice, Susannah Ward, William Ward and Talbot G. Andrews, heirs at law of Allen G. Andrews, deceased. Buck and Ward, are non-residents. Bill to set aside sale.
Thomas McKelvey vs. John Cox, Administrator of estate of Thomas Boal, deceased, David Boal, Jean Thompson, Thomas Thompson, Lewis Cox, William Cox, David B. Cox, John Cox, Thomas Cox, Mary Dunn and John Dunn. Bill in Chancery.
Hugh Marshall vs. Isaac B. Moss, Lucin Moss, L. Churchill Cook, John T. Cook, Delia Cook, Prudence George, James Lynn, Melorah Lynn, Sarah Hannegan and Thomas Hannegan. Bill in Chancery.
James Thompson vs. Alexander M. Bruens, David Lombard, Jr. Thomas D. Lord, Milton Knight, Francis M. Knight, Otis A. Turner, Benjamin Lombard, Jr., Seth Taft and Luman Taft. Bill in Chancery.
August 24, 1865
Robert G. Clark vs. Marie A. Stillman, and J.M. Pembleton and George G. Stillman, Administrator of estate of Welcome Stillman, deceased. Petition for deed.
Died in Suez Twp. Mercer Co., August 27th, William Worth Campbell, aged about 15 years. He was the son of John A. Campbell and was kicked in the abdomen by a horse on the 22nd, the effects from which he died.
September 8, 1865
A locomotive, crossing west of the Big Slough, struck the carriage of Mr. John Harbison and family. The children escaped unhurt, but Mr. Harbison and his wife were seriously injured and recovery was very doubtful. From Oquawka Spectator.
Married in this city Tues. evening last by Rev. Dr. Black, Mr. T.A. Kinsloe of Oquawka and Miss Lizzie W. Langdon of this city.
Married in Young America on August 28th, by Rev. G.W. Nash, Mr. Henry H. Bassett and Miss Frank Miller, all of Warren Co.
Public Notice is hereby given that John C. Rodgers, Administrator of the estate of Isaac N.E. Allen, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the next term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Alfred Lewy will resign guardianship of James T. McDavid at the next term.
September 15, 1865
Married in this city on September 12th by Rev. Dr. Wallace, Mr. S.C. Koonce of Clark, Pennsylvania to Miss Amanda E. Black, daughter of Rev. Dr. Black of this city.
Married September 7th by Rev. D.G. Bradford at the Baldwin House, Mr. Thos. R. Moulton and Miss Ellen J. Davis, both of Greenbush.
Married September 12th at the Bay State House by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. Andrew Jackson and Miss Laura E. Earl, both of Galesburg.
Married at the residence of Wyram Wiswell on September 12th by Rev. L. Colwell, Mr. Henry Rice to Miss Eliza Cawkins. Mr. Rice was a soldier in the 83rd.
Married September 19th at the residence of the bride’s father by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. Monroe R. McClanahan and Miss Bell Struthers, all of Warren Co.
Married same day by Rev. Patterson, Mr. Francis M. McClanahan and Miss Lizzie Foster, all of Warren Co.
Married same day by Rev. John W. Reynolds at the residence of Mrs. M.B. McClanahan, Mr. James Wallace of Adams Co. Ill. and Miss Nan McClanahan, of Warren Co.
Married September 19th by John Caldwell, Esq. in Hale Twp. Mr. Thomas Gowdy and Miss Nancy Jane Caldwell.
September 29, 1865
Married September 25th at residence of John G. Wilson, Esq. by Rev. Dr. Matthews, Mr. Frank N. Cotes and Miss Carrie R. Wilson, all of Warren Co.
Married in Rushville, Ill. September 12th by Rev. W.H. Hunter, Rev. A.C. Higgins, late Chaplain of 83rd Ill. and Miss L.N. Ramsey, daughter of George T. Ramsey, Esq. of Rushville.
Married August 24th by Rev. J.A. Ellie, Capt. J.E. McCutchan and Miss M TS. Graham, all of Mercer Co.
Married at the residence of bride’s father September ---- by Rev. William Storrs, Mr. Seth Woods and Miss Zilpate Stem, all of Roseville.
October 6, 1865
Married at the residence of E.C. Babcock, Esq. by Rev. G J. Johnson of Burlington, Mr. James B. Clark and Miss Lucy Stapp, both of this city.
Married September 28th by Rev. J.R. Kyle, of St. Louis, assisted by Rev. J.F. Stewart of Sparta, Ill. Mr. Joseph A. Miller and Miss Mary E. Parsons, both of Monmouth.
Died in this city September 29th, Mary daughter of James Findley, aged about 15 years. Died in Berwick September 24th, Austin Allen, aged 16y, 9m.
Public Notice is hereby given that James T. Finney, Administrator of the estate of Susan Finney, deceased, late of Monmouth Twp., Warren County will attend the County Court during the next term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
October 13, 1865
Public Notice is hereby given that Jacob Wright and W J. Wallace, Administrators of the estate of C.S Shaw, deceased, late of town of Monmouth, Warren County will attend the County Court during the next term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
George W. Farro (or Farrar), an indentured minor to George Crossett, ran away on 8th inst. Crossett will not be responsible for any of his acts from this date. Swan Creek, Warren Co.
Married at the Bay State House Oct 5th by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. Samuel H. Lafferty and Miss Louisa J. Dewitt, both of Mercer Co.
Married at the Bay State House, October 5th by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. A.J. Clayton and Miss
Married October 5th at the residence of Robert Brown by Rev. C. Springer, Mr. P.W. Randall and Miss Samantha R. Brown, all of Warren Co.
Married October 10 by Rev. R.C. Matthews, Mr. Caleb R. Copeland and Miss Susan E. Gyles, both of this city.
Married October 5th by Rev. B.F. Colwell, Mr. Nathaniel F. Cook and Mrs. Mary J. McCormack.
Died on Sunday last of typhoid fever, Canfield R. Shaw, aged about 40 years.
Dissolution of partnership between Theodore Davidson, Frederick Davidson and John Davidson.
October. 20, 1865
Married on 8 October at the bride’s residence, by Rev. A. Sanford, of Greenbush, Mr. Abraham Crissy and Mrs. Harriet E. Conaway, both of Swan Twp.
In Memoriam by the A.B.L. Society of Monmouth College for Mary E. Findley. Eulogy.
Lessley Perry, an indentured minor from New York, 15 years old, took $225.00 and ran away from S.H. Kirkwood who will not be responsible for his actions.
Public Notice is hereby given that Joseph R. Sallee, Administrator of the estate of Robert Sallee, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the December term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
A son of Mrs. Graham, aged about 10 years old lost his life on Sat. evening just north of Cedar on Rock Island road. He had been living with some friends in the country during the temporary absence of his mother from the city. He was thrown from a wagon and crushed against the wheel lock.
Kitty M. Reed died in this city on 22nd, aged 6 months. She was a daughter of J.H. & M.A. Reed.
Married on 23d by Rev. J.S. Cumming, Capt. Albert G. Crawford and Miss Mary Burroughs, all of this city.
Married 19th of October at the residence of bride’s father by Rev. J.W. Wood, Mr. Geo. W. Baldwin and Miss Clarissa H. Scott, all of this city.
Married on 22d inst. by Rev. D.A. Wallace, Mr. Benj. C. Davis and Miss Jane W. Yeoder, all of county.
James F. Owen, Administrator de bonis non of estate of Philo E. Reed, deceased vs. Minerva D. Reed and Frank Reed. Sale of real estate.
November 3, 1865
Married at the residence of the bride’s father in Young America October 5th by Rev. B.F. Colwell, Mr. George C. Fleming and Miss Louisa Carr.
Died at North Henderson, Mercer Co. October 5th of dysentery, Frank Nelson, only son of Rev. George and Mary S. Norcross, aged 11 months, 28 days.,
Died in this city on Tuesday night last, Ette, daughter of C.K. and Lucretia M. Smith, aged 13 years. Died in Roseville Twp. October 6th of flux, Hattie F., daughter of William E. and Rodah A. George.
It is reported of the 121 lunatics at the asylum of Tennessee, 60 became deranged by excitement incident to the late war.
Adam Cuppy, a notorious horse thief suffered death at the hands of Judge Lynch in Pottawattamie County, Iowa a few nights since.
Jacob D. Hand, guardian of Jane Gilson and James B. Gilson of Knox Co. will sell real estate to highest bidder.
Dr. John A. Young plans to close up business and requests payment of debts.
Meritt Turner, an employee on C.B.& Q. Railroad was killed on 7th near Kewanee, by being caught between a locomotive and a car which he was endeavoring to couple together. Mr. Turn’s family, a wife and one child reside in Galesburg.
We received by mail from Madison, Indiana a few days since a wedding card with the names of George R. Barbour and Lizzie S. Hendricks. So George “has gone and done it” at last.
We regret that so many of our citizens are turning their attention toward Missouri. D.C. Lord, of Little York just made a purchase of 250 acres in Adair Co.; E. Miles, Esq. and Rev. J.S. Poague of Mercer are on their way and we learn from them that S.G. McClure has just purchased 700 acres in Missouri.
Died of flux and typhoid fever in the town of Tompkins on October 24th, Miss Margaret Jane Martin, in the 25th year of her age.
Resolution from the 1st Baptist Church, Monmouth for Miss Etta Smith, a faithful and dedicated member.
November 17, 1865
Married on the 14th inst. by Rev. R.C. Matthews, Mr. Charles S. Wilcox and Miss Anna E. Rowley, all of this city.
Married in this city on Thurs. morning last, by Rev. Mr. Tolman, J. Russell Smith, Esq. of the firm of J.R. Smith & Co. and Miss Mary E. Clark, all of this city.
Married on 8th inst., Mr. William McKinney to Miss Rebecca Thompson, of Henderson Co. Illinois.
November 24, 1865
Publication of the history of Company C, 36th Illinois Infantry including names of wounded, promoted and discharged.
The Rev. J.S. Poague of Aledo purchased 1000 acres of land around Warrensburg, Missouri.
Married at Bay State House on 22d Nov by Rev. J.S. Cumming, Mr. Francis Quinn and Miss Alice J. Shields, both of Roseville.
Married on 21st of November at the residence of Mr. Kirkwood by Rev. John Scott, Mr. Charles M. Chick of Oskaloosa, Iowa and Mrs. Jane Corwin of Warren Co.
Married 21st inst. at the residence of the bride’s father by Rev. R.C. Matthews, Mr. William Gibson and Miss Jane R. Watkins.
Married on 15th inst. at the residence of the bride’s father, by Rev. J.B. Foster, Mr. Sylvester Campbell and Miss Elizabeth McCaw.
Died in Roseville Twp. November 17th after a long and painful illness of scrofula and cancer of the eyes, Hattie, daughter of Thomas and Mary Lewis aged 2y, 6m, 20d.
December 1, 1865
Drucilla Rappalee, Lewis Rappalee, Sarah C. Woods and Davis Woods, vs. Elizabeth Clark, Harriet Jane Clark, and Elizabeth Clark, guardian of Harriet Jane Clark. Petition for partition.
Married on 23d inst. at the residence of the bride’s father in Young America by Rev. J.B. Foster, Mr. James S. Crawford, of Monmouth and Miss Mary C. Batchelor.
Died November 24th of consumption Mary A., wife of of J.H. Reed of the Atlas, aged 36 years. Mrs. Reed was a native of New Hampshire and emigrated from Massachusetts to Ohio with her husband in 1848 and to Illinois in 1862.
Died in this city on 16th ult. after a brief illness, Mrs. Rachel R. Williams, aged 58 years. Mrs. Williams was a daughter of Benjamin and Mary Black. She was born in Delaware whence she removed to Philadelphia and was there married to Moses R. Williams, Esq. on 29 September 1829 and in September 1857 removed to Monmouth where she resided the remainder of her life. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Eulogy.
Frederick Stepp, a nephew of Frank Stepp of this city, while out hunting on Sat. last, was injured while loading a shot gun. Amputation above the wrist was necessary which was performed by Dr. Hall of our city. Fred served over four years in the services of our government in Co. B 32nd Ill and had not obtained a scratch. From the Carthage Gazette.
December 8, 1865
Letter from Charley Melville from Huntsville, Alabama.
Mr. John Biesen was found dead in his bed on Friday morning of last week. Mr. B. had formerly been in the service in the 41st Missouri Regiment; was 44 years old and unmarried.
He had recently been employed as a clerk in Fowler’s Bakery and took his meals at Mr. Fowler’s lodging at his brother’s house. The disease was apoplexy. His father and mother both died from the same disease in a similar manner.
Public Notice is hereby given that Imogene Jackson, Admx. of the estate of Josiah Jackson, deceased, late of Warren County will attend the County Court during the next term for the purposes of settling and adjusting all claims.
Married in Clarksville Tennessee on 26th ult. by Rev. W.G. Dorris, Lieut. G.M. Nance of Greenbush Illinois to Miss Georgie Atwell of the former place.
Married 7th December by Rev. J.H. Nash assisted by Rev. M. Morrison, Mr. James Feather of Monmouth to Miss Martha C. daughter of Judge Hays of Sunbeam, Illinois.
Married on 16th of November by N.A. Rankin, Esq. at the residence of bride’s father, Mr. John McDonald and Miss Mary E. Hendricks, all of Warren Co.
Married at residence of the bride’s father in Young America on November 10th by Rev. B.F. Colwell, Mr. George W. Wells and Miss Rebecca J. Ray.
December 22, 1865
Married on 14th by Rev. R.C. Mathews, at residence of the bride’s father, Mr. J.W. Langdon of the firm of McGrew & Langdon and Miss Mary Louise, daughter of W. Kiddoo, Esq. all of Monmouth.
Married on 29th of November by Rev. Joseph Platt, Mr. John H. Green to Miss Inis Waggaman, both of Lenox.
Married by same December 14th, John R. Smith to Miss Ellen Buck, all of Warren Co.
Married December 13th by John Scott, Mr. John N. Hogue and Miss Mary E. Walker, all of Warren Co.
Died 11th December, Edith M. wife of Wm. Hopper, from general debility, lacking but one month and a few days from completing her three score years and ten. Born in Virginia, she thence removed to Kentucky where she married and from thence to this State at a very early period in its history where her name, with that of her husband, has been long familiar to all the pioneer settlers of our country. To this country she leaves thirty seven children including children’s children down to the third generation. Of these, nearly all are still living.
Died on 16th December of heart disease, Walter Carson, aged 47y, 5m, 27d.
December 29, 1865
Partnership of James Strain and Almon Kidder will be dissolved by mutual consent.
Petition for Partition: Eliza M. Woods and James B. Woods vs. George A. Patton, Nathaniel T. Patton, Robert S. Patton, Carey S. Patton, John H. Patton, Joseph Stevenson, Robert Stevenson, John P. Stevenson, Martha L. Stevenson, John Duffey, Mary A. Duffey, John P. Duffey and Sarah Patton. Non-residents: George A. Patton, Carey S. Patton, John Duffey, Mary A. Duffey, John P. Duffey.
Moses R. Williams, Esq. one of our oldest citizens was made the victim of robbery in our street about 8 o’clock Thursday of last week.
Married on 7th by Rev. D.G. Bradford, Mr. Samuel A. Long and Miss Clara J. Morris, all of Warren Co.
Married on 19th by the same, Mr. David B. Hamilton of Tennessee and Miss Mary C. Massey of this city.
Married 21st by same, Mr. Christopher C. Krow, of Young America and Miss Jane A. Douglas of Biggsville.
Married on 25th by the same, Mr. Carlton Clark and Miss Sarah A. Johnston, all of Monmouth.
Married 25th by same Mr. William A. Huntley of Galesburg and Miss Dorah Hair of Monmouth.