Mrs. Nettie Churchill [w/o Alfred Churchill], mother of Mrs. Chester Cook, died Sunday night [February 16, 1914] at the home of her daughter in the Southeast part of the valley. Mrs. Churchill was 53 years old and had been sick for some time. The funeral was held from the Methodist Church, Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Nathan, pastor of the church conducted the services. Burial was in the IOOF Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
Lorenzo U. Todd7, (Eli6, Solomon5, James4, James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 16, 1832, died Feb. 7, 1906, married in Elgin, Minn., March 3, 1859, Nellie, daughter of Hiram and Adassa (Wilson) Preston, of New York, who was born Aug. 31, 1836, she having moved to Minnesota a year or two prior to her marriage. Her older sister accompanied her to Minnesota but later she removed to Walla Walla, Wash. Mrs. Todd died March 14, 1906. “He had a little better educational advantages than his elder brothers (Addison and Dexter J.) having finished his studies at an academy. He engaged in
E. Clarence Churchill. With the exception of a short period spent at St. Louis, E. Clarence Churchill has passed his entire career in Champaign County, where he is now known as a representative of the class of men who have added impetus and encouragement to business, financial and agricultural development. Mr. Churchill entered the Longview Bank in the fall of 1906, and has steadily risen in prestige and position until at this time he is occupying the office of vice president of this institution, to the success of which his abilities and energies have greatly contributed. E. Clarence Churchill was
The Churchills are of English descent. John1 Churchill came in 1643 to Plymouth, Mass. He m. Dec. 18, 1644, Hannah Pontus and had six children. The generations following are: William2, b. in 1657; m. Jan. 17, 1683, Lydia Bryant. Had eight children. William3, their eldest son, b. Aug. 2, 1685; m. Jan. 4, 1704, Ruth Bryant. Eleven children. Nathaniel4, their son, b. May 11, 1718; m. June 4, 1741, Susannah McFarland. Seven children. Nathaniel5, b. May 10, 1746; m. Dec. 27, 1770, Deborah Wright. Six children. He served in the Revolution. 1. LEWIS6 CHURCHILL, eldest son of Nathaniel, was b.
NATHANIEL6CHURCHILL, youngest brother of Lewis6, was b. May 13, 1784, and lived in Grantham (now Cornish). He m. a sister of Tristam Hardy. Had one child, Alice, b. in Cornish, Aug. 5, 1808. He was killed by being thrown from a horse while crossing a brook Jan. 4, 1808, but the gravestone record says he d. on the 29th of same month, aged 24. Was buried in Cornish.
2. BARKER BREWSTER7 CHURCHILL (Lewis6, Nathaniel5-4, Williams3-2, John1) was b. Feb. 4, 1815, in Cornish. A farmer and carpenter; rem from the farm to the Flat in 1861. He enlisted in the Civil War. (See Military.) After the war he continued at his trade through life. He m. first, in 1842, Mary A. Angier, b. in 1824, and d. May 26, 1861; m. second, Jan. 21, 1867, Mrs. Mary J. (Westgate) Britton, b. May 2, 1831, and d. Aug. 5, 1907. He d. Oct. 15, 1879, aged 64. Children, all b. in Cornish: i. A child, b. March-, 1843, and
WINSTON9 CHURCHILL (Edward8 Spaulding, Edwin7, James6, Thomas5-4, Barnabas3, Joseph2, John1) from the same emigrant ancestor as the Cornish Churchills, was b. Nov. 10, 1871, in St. Louis, Mo. His father, Edward Spaulding Churchill, was b. April 2, 1846, in Portland, Me., and m. Jan. 30, 1871, Emma B. Blaine who d. soon after the birth of her little son. He was then taken by an aunt, his mother’s sister, who brought him up.
Among the public institutions of our country note more deservedly attract the attention of all lovers of law and order than do our public schools. It is all important, therefore, that each city should have some man of learning and ambition at the bead to represent, as It were, in a single individual the individual interest of every child in it. We are peculiarly fortunate in the section of capacity to fill this position. lie has the ripe experience of a successful teacher, the energy and ambition of a man who is just entering the prime of life, the love