Location: Madison County IL

Biography of Grant Waggoner

Grant Waggoner is a specialist in mining law with office and practice at Baxter Springs, Kansas. He has claimed his home at Baxter Springs since 1909, but did not open his law office in that city until 1912. While most of his practice is connected with some phase or other of the mining industry, he also handles a general civil and criminal practice. In 1914 Mr. Waggouer was elected from his district as representative in the State Legislature. He proved an able champion of all progressive legislation enacted during his term, and was particularly at the front in all matters

Biography of Prof. Robert Allyn Reed

Prof. Robert Allyn Reed. It is not given to every individual to find a business career that is entirely congenial. The musical genius too frequently finds that circumstances produce for him an environment in the necessary pursuits of every day life that is not satisfying and that bars him from progress and happiness. Happily, however, this has not been the experience of Prof. Robert Allyn Reed, of Coffeyville, who has achieved great success through a broad and comprehensive training and the possession of exceptional inherent talent, and who, as proprietor of the New York School of Music, occupies a very

Biography of S. S. White

S.S. WHITE. – The pioneer experiences of Judge White are of an exceptionally interesting character. This well-known and highly valued citizen of Portland was born in Franklin county, Indiana, December 14, 1811. His father was much of a frontiersman, and, after a removal to Ohio in 1815, went three years later to Sangamon county, Illinois, settling on Sugar creek, twenty miles south of Springfield. This was then a remote and unoccupied region, Mr. White’s family and those of a Mr. Ellis and Mr. Vancil being the only families within the limits of the present Sangamon and Morgan counties, and sixty

Biography of Hon. Eugene Semple

HON. EUGENE SEMPLE. – Eugene Semple was born June 12, 1840, at Bogota, South America, his father being at the time the Minister of the United States at new Granada. Coming with his parents to Illinois, his youth was spent in Madison and Jersey counties of that State. Attending the common schools of the latter county, he finished his education at the St. Louis University in 1858. Commencing the study of law in the office of Krum & Harding, in St. Louis, he afterwards attended the Law School of the Cincinnati College, where he graduated in 1863, taking the degree

Biographical Sketch of J. E. Sharp

J. E. Sharp a retired capitalist of Santa Ana, was born in East Tennessee, November 17, 1809, a son of Joseph and Sarah (Lamb) Sharp, who had but two children: the subject of this sketch and a boy named Prophet, who died in 1850. The parents died in 1828, the father one day and the mother the next. In 1830 Mr. Sharp went to Illinois, where for several years he followed farming in Madison County; after this he went into the mercantile business at Bunker Hill, Illinois, and subsequently he moved to Litchfield, that State. In 1864 he came to

A-B Surnames – 1818 Madison County, Illinois Census

  Name: Head of Household Page: Page of Census Listing Range of Ages: 1st Number – Free white males 21 yr. and upwards 2nd Number – All other white inhabitants 3rd Number – Free persons of colour 4th Number – Servants or slaves   Name Page # Range of Ages Ackles, Richard 127 02-05-00-00 Adkin, William 128 02-02-00-00 Adkins, John 126 07-06-00-00 Adley, John 135 01-10-00-00 Aikman, David 129 01-05-00-00 Alexander, Nelson 122 01-03-00-00 Allard, Mary 118 00-07-00-00 Allen, Benjamin 119 01-02-00-00 Allen, Daniel 133 03-05-00-00 Allen, John 125 02-03-00-00 Allen, John 133 01-01-00-00 Allen, Rowland P. 130 01-03-02-00 Allen,

C-D Surnames – 1818 Madison County, Illinois Census

  Name: Head of Household Page: Page of Census Listing Range of Ages: 1st Number – Free white males 21 yr. and upwards 2nd Number – All other white inhabitants 3rd Number – Free persons of colour 4th Number – Servants or slaves   Cadwell, George 127 01-08-00-00 Caldwell, James 132 01-06-00-00 Campbell, John 122 01-01-00-00 Cannon, Robert 131 01-07-00-00 Carland, James 125 01-03-00-00 Carland, Thomas 125 02-02-00-00 Carlock, James 129 01-06-00-00 Carpenter, Nathan 128 02-03-00-00 Carrol, George 134 03-05-00-00 Carson, James 129 03-05-00-00 Carter, Davis 133 01-04-00-00 Carter, Samuel 128 01-10-00-00 Casteel, Abraham 121 01-03-00-00 Casteel, Isaac 121 01-01-00-00

E-H Surnames – 1818 Madison County, Illinois Census

  Name: Head of Household Page: Page of Census Listing Range of Ages: 1st Number – Free white males 21 yr. and upwards 2nd Number – All other white inhabitants 3rd Number – Free persons of colour 4th Number – Servants or slaves   East, Henry 124 01-04-00-00 East, James 124 01-08-00-00 Edwards, Lorenzo 126 01-01-00-00 Edwards, Ninian 130 01-05-00-04 Emmertt, Henry 128 02-01-00-00 Emmett, Andrew 128 01-08-00-00 Ennis, Jessee 131 02-05-00-00 Enos, Pascal P. 135 06-07-00-00 Evelin, John 132 01-12-00-00 Evelin, Moses 132 01-06-00-00 Everman, Joseph 117 01-05-00-00 Eves, Benjamin 136 01-04-00-00 Findley, John 133 02-07-00-00 Findley, John 134

I-M Surnames – 1818 Madison County, Illinois Census

  Name: Head of Household Page: Page of Census Listing Range of Ages: 1st Number – Free white males 21 yr. and upwards 2nd Number – All other white inhabitants 3rd Number – Free persons of colour 4th Number – Servants or slaves   Jackson, Low 131 01-12-00-00 Jackson, Martin 133 01-03-00-00 Janderow, Baptiste 136 01-07-00-00 Jarvice, John 117 01-06-00-00 Jeffres, Samuel 127 02-07-00-00 Jingles, Elizabeth 124 00-06-00-01 Johnson, James 134 02-03-00-00 Johnson, John 124 01-03-00-00 Johnson, John 134 01-07-00-00 Johnson, Peggy 123 00-03-00-00 Johnson, Sarah 122 00-04-00-00 Johnson, Thomas 124 01-03-00-00 Johnson, William 133 01-04-00-00 Jones, Benett 129 03-06-00-00

N-R Surnames – 1818 Madison County, Illinois Census

  Name: Head of Household Page: Page of Census Listing Range of Ages: 1st Number – Free white males 21 yr. and upwards 2nd Number – All other white inhabitants 3rd Number – Free persons of colour 4th Number – Servants or slaves   Nesbet, Jane 117 01-07-00-00 New, James 132 01-07-00-00 Newell, James 117 01-06-00-00 Newman, Joseph 134 02-03-00-00 Newman, Zadock 134 01-03-00-00 Nix, Ambrose 119 02-02-00-00 Nix, David 120 01-02-00-01 Nix, John 119 01-04-00-00 Norman, William 117 01-03-00-00 Nowling, Bennett 118 01-03-00-00 Nowling, Louis 121 01-03-00-00 Ogle, William 134 02-04-00-00 Osburn, Thomas 127 01-05-00-00 Ottwell, William 120 01-06-00-00