Location: White County IL

Illinois Bellville Church Records

Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, Catholic Parish Records, 1695-1956

A help guide for accessing the images of parish registers recording the events of baptism, first communion, confirmation (to 1907), marriage (to 1930) or death (to 1956) in the Diocese of Belleville (Illinois), Roman Catholic Church. The index to some volumes may reference pages within a given volume beyond current publication dates. As such, these images are not currently available. In addition to traditional parish registers, this collection includes a small number of census, church history, family and financial records. To assist the researcher I have broken down the available registers by county and name of parish, including the years covered by those parish records.

Biography of William E. Borah

In the “learned professions” merit alone can win advancement. When success must depend upon the various mental attributes of the individual, neither wealth nor influential friends can aid one in the progress toward fame. The man who has attained prominence at the bar is there-fore entitled to great credit, for as he lengthens the distance between himself and mediocrity it is the indication of great zeal, marked ability, close application and thorough knowledge. It has been through the exercise of these qualities that William E. Borah has attained a position at the bar that might well be envied by many

Biography of Samuel Baughman

Samuel Baughman. In the career of Samuel Baughman, now one of the leading real estate and insurance men of Chanute, there are found those qualities which make for success in business life. Industry, perseverance, a wise direction of talents and a quick grasp of opportunities have always characterized his actions, and throughout his life he has governed his operations by principles of fair dealing, so that his reputation in business matters is one which places him in an enviable position. He has been interested in a number of lines of endeavor, and in each has made a success, and the

Biographical Sketch of Adam W. Hart

Adam W. Hart, farmer; P. O. Mattoon; is the son of Silas and Hannah Hart, of Davis Co., Ky.; was born in White Co., Ill., Jan. 3, 1823; moved with his parents to Coles Co., Paradise Tp., Jan. 3, 1827; is the owner of 475 acres, valued at $20,000. Was married to Nancy D. Gannaway, of Coles Co., Dec. 28, 1843. Was Supervisor, School Trustee, Director, Treasurer and Road Commissioner. The names of their children are Amanda E., Elizabeth J., Hannah M., Polly A. and Mercena; deceased, Abraham D. and Thomas, who died in infancy; Mary, Louisa and Adda and

Allen, Alta Mrs. – Obituary

Granite, Oregon Alta Allen, 96, of Granite and Gresham, passed away Dec. 31, 2002, in Gresham. She was born in Burnt Prairie, Ill., and live in Illinois until she was 10 when the family moved to Seattle and lived there until she was 23, when she moved to Portland, where she met and married Doug Allen in 1947. They traveled all over the world with Kaiser International retiring to Richland, Wash., later moving to Granite on property Doug had bought in the 1940s. They lived there until 1981 at the time of Doug’s death. She moved to Gresham spending winters

Biography of Hon. T. J. Medill

Ranking among Rock Island’s prominent men, who have been honored politically and who have achieved a high standing in the realm of business, stands the subject of this sketch, Thomas J. Medill. He was born in Milan, Illinois, March 16, 1859. His parents were Thomas J. and Eliza A. (Dickson) Medill. The father, when a young man, emigrated from the north of Ireland to America, and here he married Miss Eliza A. Dickson, the daughter of William Dickson, and a native of Erie County, Pennsylvania. William Dickson, of whom a more extended biography appears elsewhere in this volume, laid out

Biography of Hon. Dolphes Brice Hannah

HON. DOLPHES BRICE HANNAH. – This gentleman is the son of Brice and Celia Tade Hannah, and was born in Gallatin county, Illinois, October 11, 1822. His father, who was a substantial business man engaged in trade and forwarding, died in the spring of 1823, leaving a wife and two children, one boy and one girl. He left considerable estate, consisting of personal property. John McLaughlin and the widow were appointed to administer the estate; and, as usual, McLaughlin did the work, pocketed the entire proceeds of the estate, and then left for parts unknown. About two years after the

A-C Surnames – 1818 White 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 Abney, Paul 198 02-07-00-00 Adams, Richard 195 01-03-00-00 Addams, James 209 01-03-00-00 Albin, Joshua 194 01-02-00-00 Allen, William 196 03-04-00-00 Anderson, John 208 03-02-00-00 Anderson, John 209 01-06-00-00 Armer, Rufus 200 01-06-00-00 Armstrong, John 204 01-12-00-01 Atcheson, Barton 208 01-02-00-00 Auxier, Abraham 196 02-06-00-00 Baadford, Samuel 208 01-04-00-00 Badger, Edward

D-G Surnames – 1818 White 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 Dagley, Samuel 194 01-01-00-00 Dagley, Thomas 194 01-05-00-00 Dale, John 196 02-05-00-00 Daniel, Bazil 201 01-08-00-00 Daniel, David 206 02-10-00-00 Daniels, Josiah 207 01-06-00-00 Davidson, Samuel 199 02-10-00-00 Davidson, William 205 01-08-00-00 Davis, Ersilla 203 00-06-00-00 Davis, James 209 01-05-00-00 Davis, Richard 206 01-03-00-00 Davis, Robert 197 01-05-00-00 Davis, William

H-L Surnames – 1818 White 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 Hadden, William 194 01-05-00-00 Hahn, Susan 207 00-09-00-00 Hall, Elisha 198 01-05-00-00 Hambleton, James 201 01-07-00-00 Hambleton, Mordica 202 01-05-00-00 Hammelton, Alexander 202 01-05-00-00 Hanks, David 199 01-07-00-00 Hanna, James 202 02-01-00-00 Hanna, John 202 03-09-00-00 Hardesty, John 205 01-04-00-00 Hardisty, William 198 02-02-00-00 Hargate, William 194 01-02-00-00 Hargrave, Jerremiah