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Admin Kit User Mon Aug 25 21:24:44 1997
I am seeking information about Pardon Potter, born abt 1816 possibly in Tennessee. His daughter, Eveline Potter, married Newell Robinson Barr on Sept 2, 1857. Pardon Potter‘s children were William, Arabell, Eveline, Isabell, Pardon, and Elizabeth. His wifes name was possibly Elizabeth, Born abt 1821 in Indiana.

Rick SHRIVER/BOWERS Tue, 25 Nov 1997 20:50:27
Lucy French Winslow (24 Jun 1819 NH-26 Nov 1854, Brown Cty) daughter of Zebulon Winslow (1 Jul 1780-11 Jan 1849 Brown Cty, IL) and Patience Brown 27 Jul 1781 NH – ?, Brown Cty, IL) married Presley Haycraft Chenoweth on 1 Oct 1840. Any info on Winslow or Brown families from Brown Cty? Also any info on Roat family? Thanks Rick.

Ron Graham Sat, 31 Jan 1998 08:46:32
I am looking for a Bertha Taylor, born in Brown Co., Illinois on November 7, 1877. Parents: unknown. She died March 26, 1953 in Lexington, NE. She was married to Florentine Wingerd.

Nora Probasco Mon, 09 Feb 1998 17:59:01
I am interested in Probasco surname info, family trees and research. I am starting a central Probasco database to direct researchers to others who are researching their line. The Probasco‘s have been in Brown County since the 1860’s.

Cathi Stephens Fri, 13 Feb 1998 11:18:08
Minnich, Adzora B. b. abt. 1835 IL – enlisted 14 Feb 1865 Mt. Sterling, Brown Co., IL. Married #1 Louisa Sanford on 5 Dec 1861 in McDonough Co., IL. Married #2 Jemima Frances Crow before October 1864. Family Bible says he died 20 Jan 1869, buried in or near Buckhorn, Brown Co., IL. Lived Mt. Sterling, Brown Co., in 1865.

Sylvia Wilson Mon, 16 Feb 1998 11:57:43
I find this family listed as follows on the 1860 Census for Brown co.:
Jacob Burkey, 50 M Germany
Mrs. M. Burkey 38 F Germany
John Burkey 17 M Ohio
Catherine Burkey 16 F Ohio
Mary Burkey 15 F Ohio
Barbara Burkey 14 F Ohio
Eliza Burkey 7 F Illinois
George Burkey 10 M Ohio
Jacob Burkey 5 M Illinois
William Burkey 3 M Illinois
Margaret Burkey 1 M Illinois

On the 1850 Census for Putnam co., I find only Jacob, Magdalena, Mary, Eliza, and John Burkey listed, with a discrepancy in ages compared to the 1860 Census.

In 1866, John Burkey married a Josephine Crawford, my great-grandparents. Their first child seems to have been born in Missouri and they eventually ended up in Oklahoma. I would like to find anything about the remainder of the family. So far I haven’t turned up anything else on the parents or siblings.

Grace Younglove Hudson Wed, 18 Feb 1998 18:22:25
Looking for information on Abner Younglove who purchased land Dec 6, 1817 in Brown Co. IL. Any information would be appreciated

bob kuhn Sat, 21 Feb 1998 18:34:59
I’m a Brown County researcher, a descendant of Willis O’Neal
Looking for O’Neal, thanks

Elaine Johnson Sun, 01 Mar 1998 12:25:56
John Covey married Nancy Jane Hemphill in Brown county, IL, 2 Feb 1860. The marriage wasn’t exactly legal but apparently they stayed together and had at least five children somewhere in IL. They were: Maggie, John, E.E., Ada, and Mattie. In 1880 they were in Cowley county, KS. I would like to contact any descendants.

Shirley Lillie Wed, 11 Mar 1998 23:54:16
I would like to contact anyone researching the family of Joseph Miller and Sarah Jane Moore. They had children named Mckendra who married Almina Rogers and moved to Athens Texas, Paulina who married Robett C. Byrnes and moved to Nebraska, Mary Ann Miller who married Hubbs, John Baxter Miller who married Kate Bond and moved to Athens Texas, Susie Miller who married Tom Lewis and Lavina Miller. I have info to trade if anyone is interested. Shirley Lillie P.O. Box 863 Montezuma Iowa 50171.

Paula Kay Davis Ferraro Wed, 11 Mar 1998 19:47:24
Hiram Davis and Mary Ann Varner were the parents of Ina Pearl Davis DeHart and Frank Albert Davis. Ina Pearl was born 8-9-1886. Frank was born 11-27-1887. Need information on Hiram and Mary’s marriage date and any information on this family.

Dan Stevenson Fri, 13 Mar 1998 08:48:59
Hedrick: Three Hedrick brothers, Alexander (b. c1820), Obadiah (b. c1824) and Leonard (b. c1826) were born in Davidson Co., NC and moved to Brown Co., IL (Buckhorn and Lee Townships) with their families about 1851. I have lots of information on their families in NC but none in IL. Does anyone have any information to trade?

Dan Stevenson Fri, 13 Mar 1998 08:48:59
Frank: William Frank (b. c1819) and his wife (Sarah) and children moved from Davidson Co., NC to Brown Co., IL about 1851. They lived at Lee Township. I have lots of information on Frank family in NC but none in Brown County. Does anyone have information on this family to trade?

Karen Beard Sat, 14 Mar 1998 18:11:46
My great-great-grandfather was John A. Hagerty who married America DeWitt. My great-grandfather was Paul Hagerty who married Hannah Pruden (Prudden, Prudence). My grandfather was born in Cooperstown in 1875, Silas David Hagerty. I have complete information on him, but it’s his father and grandfather that I need more info on. I would be willing to give any information that I have to whomever would want it. Thanking you in advance.

Alan C Vancil Sat, 28 Mar 1998 18:52:16 EST
I am in need of any information you might be able to provide in regards to my family background in Schuyler County.
Mothers Name: Martha C. Greenlief Vancil
Fathers Name: Vassar C Vancil
Grandfathers Names: Grover C. Vancil & Jasper Greenlief
Grandmothers Names: Lyda Briggs Vancil & Ethel Cunningham Greenlief
Great Grandfathers Names: Benjamen Franklin Vancil
Alan C Vancil
731 Maria Avenue
Spring Valley, Ca. 91977-5113

Stephanie Mon, 06 Apr 1998 18:36:45
In search of someone willing to photograph a Morgan G. Frame‘s grave including wife if she’s there. Willing to pay for the photo they are buried in Brown Co. Cemetery would love to see this Thanks Stephanie

Patrick H. Murray Wed, 8 Apr 1998 11:49:09 EDT
Wish to contact descendants of Jesse Kinman and wife Rebecca Buzbee. Living 1850 MO twp of Brown Co. They married 2 Aug 1840 Schuyler Co. Patrick H. Murray

Chris & Linda Fri, 17 Apr 1998 19:01:11
George Washington Kellogg was born on 1 Aug 1864 in Ill (possibly Brown county). We believe he was an orphan at a young age. Later he married Sarah Ellen Shupert and they had the following children: Guy, Ernest, George, Paul, Nina, and Pearl.

We are trying to find the names of his parents. We do not have a birth record. Any information is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Shirley Lillie Fri, 17 Apr 1998 19:01:11
Miller, Oram: I would like to contact anyone researching the family of Jonathan Miller and Rebecca Oram. Jonathan died in Brown County in 1865. Descendants of this family went to Iowa. Shirley Lillie P.O. Box 863 Montezuma Iowa 50171

Kelly Townsend Fri, 29 May 1998 19:03:51
I am looking for information on George Townsend b. abt 1781 married to Mary C., born about 1786. They both died in Brown Co., IL. I think they are the parents of George W. Townsend b. abt Dec 1822 and died July 26, 1849 in Brown Co. I had ruled them out because the 1840 census said they had a son 20-30 yrs old not 15-20. Today I found George Townsend in the 1830 census in Schulyer Co and he had one son 5-10 yrs old. The ages for him and his wife match the 1830 and 1840 census and cemetery records. Any help would be appreciated. I have already checked the wills and probates for Brown Co. with no luck.

Stephanie Wed, 10 Jun 1998 21:25:39
I am in search of someone that may live in Brown Co., Illinois in hopes to find someone to photograph Morgan Frame’s grave plus a few more. Willing to pay for troubles. Warm Regards, Wed, 10 Jun 1998 21:26:20
DeWitt Martin, b, 1777 Hampshire Co, Va. m, Stivers, Sally/Sarah,abt 1801. Martin and Sarah are the parents of 10, children, they are as follows:
DeWitt Pleasant, b, 1801.m Nancy Emerich #2 Parmelia Browning
DeWitt America, b, 1806, m, John Hagerty
DeWitt Julia H, b, 1808. m William Thomas
DeWitt Gabriel Peter, b, 1811, m Mary Bell
DeWitt Elisabeth, b, 1813, m Thomas W, Reddick
DeWitt Susan , b, 1814, m Thomas Houston
DeWitt Emma Jane, b, 1817, m Danial Fisher.
DeWitt Henry Clinton, b, 1818, m, Emeline Anderson.
DeWitt Sarah Ann, b, 1822, m Jonas Houston.
DeWitt Martin, b, 1827? no info.

Martin and Sarah moved in Cooperstown Brown Co, in the year of 1832,and are buried in the DeWitt cemetery in Cooperstown, I am searching for descendants of Martin’s family living in Brown Co, I have info to share with anyone interested on the Dewitt‘s.