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Thanks Patricia! I'm researching the Jobe family (all). Do you have
anything more on them. This would be Charles Benton Jobe - s/o Abraham Preen
Jobe and Sarah E. Barnwell and gs/o Jefferson Jobe and Mary 'Polly' Thomas.
Ann (Jobe) Brown
Jobe Links http://members.tripod.com/~ajobebrown/Jobe.html
> Generation No. 3
> 4. NORA E.3 HURLEY (MILLIE FRANCES2 SHOEMAKER, HENRY1) was born May 1883.
> She married CHARLIE JOBE.
> Children of NORA HURLEY and CHARLIE JOBE are:
> i. HARVEY4 JOBE.
> ii. MABLE JOBE.
> iii. JEWEL JOBE.
> iv. ALMA JOBE.
To: Vicki Vaughn
Hope this information helps. David Oliver Craig and Mary Ellen (Mount)
Schumaker are in our "Elijah Moore" database as follows:
Descendants of Henry Shoemaker
Generation No. 1
1. HENRY1 SHOEMAKER was born in Alabama. He married ELIZABETH LARISON. She
was born in Illinois.
Children of HENRY SHOEMAKER and ELIZABETH LARISON are:
i. WILLIAM2 SHOEMAKER, m. MARY TRIPP, 1880, Johnson County, Illinois.
ii. SARAH ANN SHOEMAKER, m. ELIAS SIMMONS, 1883, Johnson County,
Illinois; b. Unknown.
2. iii. MILLIE FRANCES SHOEMAKER, b. March 26, 1864, Simpson, Johnson
County, Illinois; d. April 19, 1948, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois.
iv. JOHN W. SHOEMAKER, m. MARY TRIPP, 1880, Johnson County, Illinois.
3. v. MARY ELLEN SHOEMAKER.
vi. MARTHA SHOEMAKER, m. JUDGE SAM VANKIRK.
Generation No. 2
2. MILLIE FRANCES2 SHOEMAKER (HENRY1) was born March 26, 1864 in Simpson,
Johnson County, Illinois, and died April 19, 1948 in Simpson, Johnson County,
Illinois. She married WILLIAM LOGAN HURLEY July 16, 1883 in Simpson, Johnson
County, Illinois, son of JIM HURLEY and UNKNOWN FAULKNER. He was born July
26, 1862 in Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois, and died September 14, 1942 in
Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois.
More About MILLIE FRANCES SHOEMAKER:
Burial: April 21, 1948, Gilead Cemetery, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
More About WILLIAM LOGAN HURLEY:
Burial: September 16, 1942, Gilead Cemetery, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
Children of MILLIE SHOEMAKER and WILLIAM HURLEY are:
4. i. NORA E.3 HURLEY, b. May 1883.
ii. ELZA HURLEY, b. February 1886; m. VIRGIE TAYLOR.
5. iii. NORVE HENRY HURLEY, b. May 12, 1889, Simpson, Johnson County,
Illinois; d. May 25, 1978, Anna, Union County, Illinois.
6. iv. LOY HURLEY, b. August 02, 1892, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois; d.
1922, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois.
7. v. BERTIE HURLEY.
8. vi. BESSIE HURLEY.
9. vii. DOLA HURLEY.
3. MARY ELLEN2 SHOEMAKER (HENRY1) She married (1) MARION MOUNT. She
married (2) DAVID OLIVER CRAIG.
Child of MARY SHOEMAKER and DAVID CRAIG is:
i. CHARLES ELMER3 CRAIG, b. 1888; m. INEZ VICTORIA SUMNER.
Generation No. 3
4. NORA E.3 HURLEY (MILLIE FRANCES2 SHOEMAKER, HENRY1) was born May 1883.
She married CHARLIE JOBE.
Children of NORA HURLEY and CHARLIE JOBE are:
i. HARVEY4 JOBE.
ii. MABLE JOBE.
iii. JEWEL JOBE.
iv. ALMA JOBE.
5. NORVE HENRY3 HURLEY (MILLIE FRANCES2 SHOEMAKER, HENRY1) was born May 12,
1889 in Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois, and died May 25, 1978 in Anna,
Union County, Illinois. He married (1) LULA MAE KERLEY, daughter of THOMAS
C. KERLEY. She was born 1892, and died 1931 in Simpson, Johnson County,
Illinois. He married (2) LELA MAE MOORE 1960, daughter of ISAAC MOORE and
PEARL FAULKNER. She was born June 08, 1914 in Texico, Jefferson County,
Illinois, and died October 20, 1991 in Anna, Union County, Illinois.
More About NORVE HENRY HURLEY:
Burial: May 27, 1978, Gilead Cemetery, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
Occupation: Timber Inspector
Social Security Number: 324-28-0827
More About LULA MAE KERLEY:
Name 2: Lula M. Kerley
Burial: 1931, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
More About LELA MAE MOORE:
Burial: October 22, 1991, Wise Robinson Cemetery, Ozark, Johnson County,
Children of NORVE HURLEY and LULA KERLEY are:
i. DELBERT4 HURLEY, b. 1911.
ii. HERBERT HURLEY, b. 1914, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois; d. 1921,
Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois.
More About HERBERT HURLEY:
Burial: 1921, Gilead Cemetery, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
iii. HOMER HURLEY, b. 1920.
iv. MARVIN HURLEY, b. December 29, 1917, Simpson, Johnson County,
Illinois; d. December 31, 1917, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois.
More About MARVIN HURLEY:
Burial: January 02, 1918, Gilead Cemetery, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
v. HUBERT HURLEY, b. 1912.
vi. MILDRED VELMA HURLEY, b. January 15, 1914, Simpson, Johnson County,
Illinois; d. October 21, 1917, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois.
More About MILDRED VELMA HURLEY:
Burial: October 23, 1917, Gilead Cemetery, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
vii. PAUL T. HURLEY, b. January 24, 1921, Simpson, Johnson County,
Illinois; d. February 23, 1921, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois.
More About PAUL T. HURLEY:
Burial: February 25, 1921, Gilead Cemetery, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
6. LOY3 HURLEY (MILLIE FRANCES2 SHOEMAKER, HENRY1) was born August 02, 1892
in Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois, and died 1922 in Simpson, Johnson
County, Illinois. He married DIMPLE VEACH.
More About LOY HURLEY:
Burial: 1922, Gilead Cemetery, Simpson, Johnson County, Illinois
Nickname: Loy Hurley
Children of LOY HURLEY and DIMPLE VEACH are:
i. KENNETH4 HURLEY.
ii. BERNARD HURLEY.
iii. ELVIN HURLEY.
7. BERTIE3 HURLEY (MILLIE FRANCES2 SHOEMAKER, HENRY1) She married ROY
Children of BERTIE HURLEY and ROY MCNEELEY are:
i. CAROL4 MCNEELEY.
ii. HOWARD MCNEELEY.
8. BESSIE3 HURLEY (MILLIE FRANCES2 SHOEMAKER, HENRY1) She married EZRA
Children of BESSIE HURLEY and EZRA PALMER are:
i. EVERETT4 PALMER.
ii. CLEMENT PALMER.
iii. FRANCES OLA PALMER.
9. DOLA3 HURLEY (MILLIE FRANCES2 SHOEMAKER, HENRY1) She married AUTTIE
Children of DOLA HURLEY and AUTTIE GRAY are:
i. WILLIAM LENDELL4 GRAY.
ii. JAMES PARKER GRAY.
iii. ROSE VIRGINIA GRAY.
iv. HELEN LORE
Patricia Moore - Hoy
In a message dated 07/30/2000 7:46:01 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< Her Parents are Nathaniel Lafayette CHESTER 1844-unk and
Sarah Malinda HOLLAND 1844-1927 >>
Have Nathaniel and Sarah in the Rushing Cemetery down by Ozark in Johnson
Co. That cemetery is online at the Johnson Co. Rootsweb site. Nathaniel's
parents are there also - John B. Chester and Elizabeth C. Frizzell.
Nathaniel was born in Calloway Co., KY, 2-4-1844, married 3-2-1865 in
Williamson Co., IL. Have Sarah's parents as Bryant Holland and Nancy Harrell,
both born in KY and died in AR.
John B. was the son of William Chester(1793-1863), NC - Calloway Co., KY,
m 9-7-1836, Calloway Co., KY, Elizabeth(1819-1871), Calloway,Ky, - Johnson,
IL. Appears the Civil War drove a lot of people out of western KY.
These people are not my direct line but related. Have more if you want to
E me at dtcreel(a)aol.com. PS - Creal Springs founded and named by a distant
relative who started spelling Creel with an 'a' instead of 'e'. My direct
line of Creels never 'saw Illinois'!
Hello to everyone. I'm new to the list and been doing research for six months or so. I'm looking for any info I can find on the families of CRAIG, MORRIS, SUMNER,and CHESTER. I have the following info and am looking for confirmations and other
relatives. I'd be grateful if anyone can provide assistance or linkages with their own lines. All of the ancestors below either start or end up in Johnson Co. I think the lines came originally from Virginia and New York by way of Ohio.
CRAIG: David Oliver Craig b-d unknown m Mary Ellen (Mount)
son Charles Elmer Craig 1888 -unknown m Inez Victoria SUMNER (my mother's grandparents)
I have heard that they are buried in a cemetery in or near
Peter MORRIS 1871-1939 m Leona Elizabeth CHESTER 1871-1966
believe they are buried in Creal Cemetery also.
His parents Daniel Morris and Mary Jane (unknown)
Her Parents are Nathaniel Lafayette CHESTER 1844-unk and
Sarah Malinda HOLLAND 1844-1927
Any info on the Creal Springs and New Burnside Cemeteries would be helpful since I will be traveling there soon.
Vicki Vaughn archerev(a)accessus.net
The Biographical Review of Johnson, Massac, Pope and Hardin Counties,
Biographical Publishing Company, Chicago, 1893
Retyped by Connie McKenzie from pages 617 & 618, July 2000
Surnames in this biography: BEAN, BROGDEN, RYANT, HUS, ONES, MARTIN, ORR
THOMAS BEAN was born in Kentucky, August 4, 1827, and is a son of THOMAS and
ELIZABETH (MARTIN) BEAN, both natives of Tennessee. The father owned a farm
in Kentucky, and followed farming until his death, in 1827. He remained at
home until he was twenty-three years old, having had during his home life
about three months education all told. His mother sold the farm in
Kentucky and removed to Illinois by wagon, crossing the Ohio River at New
Liberty Landing, and purchased land in Johnson County in December, 1850.
She lived there until 1860, when she sold her land and resided with her
children until her death in 1866.
When the war came on, THOMAS BEAN enlisted at Mt. Pisgah, Johnson Co., as a
member of Company C, One Hundred and Twentieth Illinois Infantry, and served
until March 5, 1863, when he was honorably discharged on account of physical
disability. He was in poor health all the time he was in the service.
Returning home he rented his mothers farm and lived there about one year,
and then rented another farm in the same county. In 1880 and 1882, he
purchased land on sections 2 and 35, Cache Township, and now has a good a
farm as there is in the township, upon which the house and other buildings
are also first class. He was married January 22, 1851, to MARTHA J. BRYANT,
who died December 27, 1852. September 24, 1854, he was married the second
time, to NAOMI JONES, who was born in Kentucky on the 20th of July, 1833.
Mr. and Mrs. BEAN have seven children, viz: MARTHA J., THOMAS M., WILLIAM
FINDLEY, MARY ANN, ARNA T., CARLOS C., and SARAH C., who is engaged in
teaching school in her home district. Mr. and Mrs. BEAN are members of the
Methodist Episcopal Church, and he is a member of the Grand Army Post at
Belknap, and of the Republican party.
1900 Census Cache Township, Johnson Co. IL,
pub. 1996 by Edward L. Annable, P.O. Box 186, Cypress, IL 62923
p. 7 on original census June 9, 1900, home #55, family #55
BEAN, Marris, head b. 4-1860, age 40, married 18 years, b. IL, father b. KY,
mother b. TN, farmer, owns unmortgaged,farm, #49 on farm
BEAN, Mary A., wife, b. 10-1865, age 34, 5 children born, 3 living, married
b. IL, not given, IL
BEAN, Agnes E., dau., b. 8-1887, age 12, IL,IL, IL 6 months in school
BEAN Winnie E., dau., b. 2-1890, age 10, 6 months in school
BEAN, Vesta P., dau, b. 6-1894, age 5, 6 months in school
ORR, Harry N., servant, WM, b. 5-1887, age 13, b. IL
p. 18 on original census, June 27, 1900, home #161, family #161
BEAN, Thomas, head, b. 3-1864, age, 36, married 6 yrs., b. IL, KY, KY,
mortgaged farm, # 136
BEAN, Alley, wife, b. 8-1876, age 24, 2 children born, blank for children
living, married 6 yrs,
b. IL, NC, IL
HUS, Henry, nephew, b. 9-1886, age 13, IL, Germany, IL, farm laborer
BROGDEN, Julias F., bro-in-law, b. 2-1881, age 19, IL, NC, IL, section
page 6 in original census, June 11, 1900, home #59, family #60
BEAN, William F., head, b. 9-1858, age 41, married 18 yrs, b. IL, KY, KY,
BEAN, Sarah O., wife, b. 2-1866, age 34, 6 children born, 3 living, married
b. IL, IL, NC
BEAN, Eva, dau, b. 2-1885, age 15, b. IL, IL, IL
BEAN, Naomi, dau, b. 3-1888, age 12, IL, IL, IL
BEAN, Thomas, son, b. 12-1897, age 2, b. IL, IL, IL
page 8 in original census, June 16, 1900, home #125, family #126
BEAN, Naomi, head, b. 7-1840, age 60, 9 children born, 7 living,, b. KY, KY,
BEAN, Arna F., son, b. 12-1867m age 32, married 0 yrs., b. IL, KY, KY, day
BEAN, Bertie, dau-in-law, b. 7-1877, age 22, married 0 yrs, no children, b.
IL, OH, IL
BEAN, Carlis O., son, b. 5-1872, age 28, single, b. IL, KY, KY, farmer,
rents farm # 47 on
It's time for another TOLER REUNION. Make plans now to attend. The date and time? Jerry and Ann Toler have again agreed to host the Reunion at their place, Locust Grove Farm, the old Toler homeplace on Route 146 east of Anna, Illinois on Sunday, September 10th, 2000.
The Reunion, as we said, will be Sunday, September 10th, 2000. Registration will begin at 11:00 am, with the meal at 1:00.
Come and enjoy meeting new and old relatives, see the exhibits, enjoy visiting under those magnificent old trees, trade family history and stories. The meat and drinks will be provided by the committee. If possible, please bring a vegetable or/and dessert. We will be having a regular program this year, with drawings and prizes, announcements, family news items. We will also be honoring retiring Committee members. For the kids, we have some things planned for them also this year. For instance, Ann has volunteered to have a fish feeding for the kids and their responsible adult (you'll be feeding the fish, not eating them).
Something new for this year-2000.
We are having Toler T-Shirts made.
Select you size and color,
and send orders to either
Tim Casey, Jan Toler or
Ken Lentz. Price? Order
ahead & have them mailed
for $15.00. Order ahead
and pick them up at the
Reunion for $14.00. This
ought to be lots of fun!
WHAT ABOUT SATURDAY?
Yes, we will be having our annual Where Is It day on Saturday, September 9th at the McGinnis Cemetery, on Route 146 just a couple of miles east of Jerry and Ann's. This is where many of the early generations are buried and seems to be a good place to meet. Come on over around 11:00, meet under the awning, and swap family history. The relaxed atmosphere lends itself to stories of the first Tolers in the area from which we all descend. Bring notebooks, cameras, tape recorders, whatever. If you want to find a cemetery, or where someone lived or is buried, this is the place to be. There seem to always be someone around who knows and is more than happy to show you.
HOW DO I GET THERE?
*Jerry and Ann Toler's Locust Grove Farm is located on Highway 146 between Interstate 57 and Route 37 (or between Anna and Vienna). From the interstate, take the Anna exit and turn east. From Route 37, turn west. There will be signs at Jerry & Ann's.
*For the McGinnis Cemetery, the directions are the same. It is located about a mile east of Jerry and Ann's.
Also bring family momentos, photos, etc. to share. These always seem to be enjoyed by everyone. We also ask that each family bring a history or family group sheet on your family to share with everyone.
Remember also that your family history needs to be brought to the Reunion or sent to Tim Casey as the Toler and Allied Families book will be printed in 2001. This will be all that has been compiled by all Toler's from the past reunions and research of those who have done the Toler families for years. This is the last reunion we will ask for it so please bring your family history as you know it or at least as far as you know it and the present. You can email it to timc(a)midwest.net or send it to Tim Casey POB 430 Dongola IL 62926.
Hello Johnson Co.,
I would love to hear from anyone from the Mohler/Moler family of Johnson Co. Especially anyone with any knowledge of William Pinkney or Pinkney William Mohler or any of his siblings. Pink's parents names are John D and Martha Mohler from Ky.
William Pinkney is thought to have operated a store possibly a feed store in Goreville.
Any help will do.
Lewis C. FAIN and Rebecca DAVIDSON
had at least one daughter named Clara Louise FAIN, she was born 1869, she
married John WRIGHT.
Does anyone have info. on this FAIN family?
Does the FAIN Cemetery there have many Fain burials!
Bill Crawford, Dallas, Texas
My husband (Gore) came to the USA from England in 1963.
harlan and betty wrote:
> I notice your name in one of your e-mail messages and thought that I would
> make countact to try and find out if you know any thing about a Sarah Gore.
> She married a Richard Elkins some time in 1819. Richard died November 5,
> 1851 in Johnson County and Sarah died December 28, 1857. If you have any
> information please let me know. - - - harlan elkins
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Susan Knight Gore <skg(a)cumberland.org>
> To: ILJOHNSO-L(a)rootsweb.com <ILJOHNSO-L(a)rootsweb.com>
> Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2000 6:55 AM
> Subject: Re: [ILJOHNSO-L] map?
> >What information is show on the plat directory?
> >bpfamly wrote:
> >> We bought an Union & Johnson Counties plat directory, when we were at
> >> the Johnson County Courthouse in Vienna for $5 last year. There are two
> >> addresses on the directory for distribution:
> >> Johnson Co. Clerk/recorder
> >> Johnson County Courthouse
> >> Vienna, IL 62295
> >> 618-658-3611
> >> Union County Farm Bureau
> >> 104 Broad St., PO Box F
> >> Jonesboro, IL 62952
> >> 618-833-2125
> >> Bobbie
> >> bpfamly(a)prodigy.net <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> >Anybody know where I can get a Johnson County map?
> ==== ILJOHNSO Mailing List ====
In the past you who follow this list probably remember I was searching for
Willis G. Moore... well, with the great help of Lynn Callaly and the divorce
record she found for me, we now know the name was George Willis MOORE.
So if anyone knows of a George Willis MOORE born in ILL (presumed) abt
1867-1873.... and lived in Reevesville around 1901, and married Eliza Daisy
COMER in 1901 and had a son Gus Verginis MOORE in Dec 1901...
please email me.
I just stumbled across this web site that has photographs of some of the
county buildings and businesses in Vienna. Also some of the countryside.
The site hasn't been updated since 1997, but things don't change much there
Does any one on this list know Wanda Helm?
I would like to get in touch with her.
Ola Mae Trout
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OBITUARY: Newspaper name and date unknown. This obituray was found by
CONNIE MCKENZIE in the Bible of her grandmother ORA ANTIS JONES LOWRY on
July, 11, 2000. The date Sept. 20, 1961 was written in ink over the face of
the obituary. I would assume that this was his date of death or the date of
the newspaper article. GERTIE DUNN mentioned here was the 1st cousin of
ROSA BELLE DUNN JONES, mother of ORA ANTIS JONES LOWRY.
"Karnak, Ill. (Special) GEORGE TURNER, age 78, of Cypress, died early today
at his home. He leaves his wife GERTIE; four daughters, Mrs. MILDRED
BULLOCK of Peoria, Mrs. BERTHA SNYDER of Joliet, Mrs. FRIEDA HENARD of
Buncombe, Miss DOLLIE TURNER of Alameda, Calif.; three sons, LEONARD of
Anna, CLETUS of Cypress and DOYLE of St. Lorenza, Calif.; one brother,
ROBERT of Cypress and a sister, Mrs. MAUDE MOAK of Cypress. Funeral
arrangements will be announced from the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak."
GEORGE TURNER'S wife was GERTIE DUNN, daughter of JOHN "JACK" RICHARD DUNN
(b. 7-2-1836) and his 2nd wife MARY ISOBEL WHITE (b. 1863-1864). JOHN DUNN
married MARY WHITE on 11-10-1884 in Johnson Co. IL. ckm
The following obituary was forwarded to me by through email. ckm
"EAST PEORIA -- MILDRED M. BULLOCK, 77, of Flat Woods, formerly of East
Peoria, died at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Lourdes Hospital in
Paducah, Ky. Born April 28, 1921, in Mount Pleasant to GEORGE and GERTIE
DUNN TURNER, she married DOLPHIE JUNGERS. She later married GEORGE ORVAL
BULLOCK on Nov. 11, 1951, in Johnson County. He died Jan. 14, 1992. "
Source: Peoria Journal Star
MARY DAVIS REID
Posted by Connie McKenzie <cypress50(a)home.com> on Tue, 11 Jul 2000
Surname: DAVIS, REID
I found this memorial in the pages of my grandmother's Bible. I don't know
the people that are mentioned here, but I would assume that they were
somehow a part of my grandmother's life. My grandmother spent most of her
days in Cypress, Johnson Co. IL. This was cut from an old newspaper (unknown
name or date).
Just a thought of sweet remembrance,
Just a memory fond and true,
Just a token of affection,
And a heartache still for you.
More and more each day we miss you,
Though our hearts are not revealed.
Little do they know the sorrow
That is within our hearts concealed.
In loving memory of MARY DAVIS REID
who passed away 10 years ago
September 9, 1947.
Mr. and Mrs. GHANES DAVIS
I notice your name in one of your e-mail messages and thought that I would
make countact to try and find out if you know any thing about a Sarah Gore.
She married a Richard Elkins some time in 1819. Richard died November 5,
1851 in Johnson County and Sarah died December 28, 1857. If you have any
information please let me know. - - - harlan elkins
From: Susan Knight Gore <skg(a)cumberland.org>
To: ILJOHNSO-L(a)rootsweb.com <ILJOHNSO-L(a)rootsweb.com>
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2000 6:55 AM
Subject: Re: [ILJOHNSO-L] map?
>What information is show on the plat directory?
>> We bought an Union & Johnson Counties plat directory, when we were at
>> the Johnson County Courthouse in Vienna for $5 last year. There are two
>> addresses on the directory for distribution:
>> Johnson Co. Clerk/recorder
>> Johnson County Courthouse
>> Vienna, IL 62295
>> Union County Farm Bureau
>> 104 Broad St., PO Box F
>> Jonesboro, IL 62952
>> bpfamly(a)prodigy.net <mailto:email@example.com>
>> >Anybody know where I can get a Johnson County map?