Miller and Bolton in Pike Co Illinois removed to JaxCo/Jackson Co, IL
Author: Kristina Aldrup/SATXDate: 14 Oct 2002
Classification: Biography/Cemetery/Inquiry/Help Request
Trying to find Emmaline Bolton and Sampson Miller in Pike Co, IL; and JaxCo, IL; Possible
"family" buried at Tower Grove Cemetery. Son: William/Will reportedly buried at
Tower Grove. Any and/all help appreciated.
Possible marriage in Pike Co, IL, then relocation/removed to Jackson Co, IL.
Possible Emmaline/Emeline born [circa: 1842] in PA, dau of a "businessman",
parents unknown, siblings unknown.
Possible she was "educated" per the times [at a boarding school or school for
"young ladies", location unknown.
Possible she of Holland/Netherlands extraction. Penn Dutch?
d: Circa 1899, JaxCo, IL
Possible Sampson born [circa: 183?] in Pike Co, Ohio, parents unknown, siblings unknown.
Possible he had only a "third grade" normal school education.
Possible he of "German" extraction. Parents "Prussian"?
Possible a Union Soldier, possible was deafened by cannon fire,
Farmer in JaxCo. Farmed: about 7 miles outside Murphysboro, IL on "the Big
d: Circa 1911, JaxCo, IL
Children of Emeline/Emmaline Bolton and Sampson Miller:
Jim, dob unknown, location unknown
William/Will E., born possible Pike Co, Ohio dod, unknown, Murphysboro, Tower Grove Cem,
JaxCo, IL. m: Myrtle Stearns August 03, 1903
John, dob unknown, location unknown
Lon/Lawn, March 09, 1867, Pike Co, OH. d: October 22, 1960, Murphysboro, JaxCo, IL. Lived:
RT 2, Murphysboro, IL
(7) children [have names]
Charles Thaddeus/Thadeus [Charlie] (mother's grandfather) b: January 28, 1872,
Franklin Co, IL, d: Long Beach, LA Co, California (I was 9-10 years of age when he died)
m: October 30, 1893 Mary/Mollie Belle Etherton at the Etherton Farm, Etherton, JaxCo, IL
[aka: Etherton Switch] outside Murphysboro, JaxCo, IL (7) children born to this union
[have names/most dates]
Ralph [gave my mother, Patricia Ann Miller Aldrup] a five dollar bill during a visit to
California in the late 30s-early 40s, this was a tremendous sum for the time, and irritate
her father, Robert Lincoln Miller greatly]
Post-Civil War, the children were barracked in the house, or the corn crib when
Emeline/Emmaline and Sampson worked the fields, Quantral's Raider frequently rode
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