Crawford County Queries, page 13

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COOK, FERGUSON posted by Sue Leinenweber on July 5, 1998

I am looking for information on Benjamin COOK. My father Robert COOK was born in Palestine, IL in 1922. His parents were Eva FERGUSON Cook and Benjamin Ray COOK. Benjamin worked as a plasterer. Two of my uncles were probably born in the same area prior to my father's birth. I am interested in any information that anyone might provide on the family.

COOK, DENTON, FERGUSON, PICKLE posted by Brenda Ochodnicky on July 6, 1998

Benjamin Ray COOK b.9/4/1886 in IN. m. 4/5/1913 to Eva May FERGUSON in Dugger, IN. Palestine, IL. Seeking info on Benjamin & his sibs: William "Bill" COOK & Ola Cook-PICKLE who may have lived in Palestine. IL area. Also seeking info on Benjamin's parents Richard COOK & Barbara DENTON.

BEESON, BRYANT, COSTNER, DRAKE, JOHNSON posted by Penny Jo Kingsland on July 6, 1998

I need some help locating and finding out information on my BEESON family in Oblong, Crawford Co., IL. My great grandmother's name was Ida May BEESON. She was born July 20, 1879 in Oblong, Crawford Co., IL. Some of her sibling's names metioned by my grandmother are; Evert BEESON; Ira BEESON (According to my grandmother his wife died pretty young. They had three children, Irene, Grace, and Chester. She said that Ira killed himself); Mag (perhaps short for Maggie) BEESON (My grandmother says she married a Leslie JOHNSON); Lucy Beeson( My grandmother says that she had TB); and a Jess BEESON. She thought that their father's name was Abner BEESON, but wasn't sure! My grandmother Clara Ines BRYANT, (her parents divorced and she was later adopted by a DRAKE, who was the father to her brother Cecil DRAKE.)COSTNER, was also born in Oblong, Crawford Co., Ill. She was born Oct. 15, 1900. She moved from Illinois around 1914-1916 with her mother to the Oklahoma Panhandle, Guymon. She said they came by train as her Uncle Evert BEESON had already moved here. I would love to talk to anyone who might be researching this family.

CAULEY, TRAYNOR posted by Peter Brown on July 7, 1998

James and Catherine TRAYNOR, John J. and Mary H. CAULEY. Known to have lived in Robinson IL in 1910. Mary and Catherine were sisters, moved from Pennsylvania around 1900.

FRAKER, MISE posted by Viki T. Goodner on July 7, 1998

Looking for information on FRAKER and MISE families living in Crawford County from 1810+. Robert FRAKER and Celia MISE were married there in 1828.

BARLOW, GIBBONS posted by Vernon L Barlow on July 9, 1998

I'm looking for any information on Jesse BARLOW b:1 jan 1792 in Ky died somewhere in IL. He was married to Rebecca K. GIBBONS b: abt 1805. They had 3 children Lorenzo d. b: abt 1828 in Crawford Co,IL, Julius born abt 1834 in Crawford Co, IL and Elizabeth b: abt 1839 in Crawford Co, IL. Any information to verify my information would be very helpful.

KELLER, KING posted by Donald G. Tungate on July 9, 1998

Looking for information about my grandmother's family. Jennettie KING born: 11/07/1896 Died: 10/06/1992 in Redlands, Calif.. Father: George KING. Mother: Octavia Inez KELLER. Jennettie had a brother Sam. Any help would be appreciated.

BROOKS, HUFFMAN, OGDEN posted by Joseph Meyer on July 9, 1998

I am seeking information on the surnames BROOKS, HUFFMAN, and OGDEN. Thomad D OGDEN lived in Crawford county 1860, and his dau. Mary md Lewis BROOKS in 1860, his other dau. Margaret Jane md Nathaniel HUFFMAN in 1862. Appreciate any information on these surnames.

FILROE, MCCURRY, PACE, RALEY posted by Michael J. Pace on July 13, 1998

I am looking for information on my great grand parents. I don't know where they were born or when. I do have a copy of a marriage certificate. My Great Grandfather's name was James E. PACE, He married Lucy MCCURRY. The date was April 16, 1893. The witness names look like Winfield S. MCCURRY and Winfield RALEY, also the minister's name is William FILROE. I recently went to a small family reunion of PACES. I do know James had a son Rex PACE. I would like to know about where James PACE came From and also Where Lucy MCCURRY came from.

CATE, GARRETT, HENRY, PRICE, SNIDER, SNYDER posted by Robert Lytal on July 16, 1998

Would like to exchange info on the Joseph SNIDER-SNYDER that married Mary Polly HENRY in Crawford County in 1826. I believe that Mary was the daughter of Samuel HENRY. Samuel also had a daughter, Rebecca HENRY that married #1 Aaron CATE, #2 Joseph PRICE and #3 Lewis GARRETT. Any help would be appreciated.

TOHILL posted by Douglas Cox on July 23, 1998

TOHILL - looking for additional information about the TOHILL family that was active in the county. Have lots of information, but need more to trace back to Ireland.

ALLISON posted by Donald Ohnemus on July 26, 1998

Would like to contact Jim ALLISON regarding his book about ALLISONs in Crawford County, IL. I believe one of my ancestors was an ALLISON who was married there.

DROUILLARD posted by Shirley Lillie on July 26, 1998

DROUILLARD I would like to contact anyone who is researching the surname DROUILLARD.

STIGALL posted by Cindie Watson on July 26, 1998


STIFLE posted by Mary Litel on July 27, 1998

Looking for info on Albert STIFLE, born in Crawford county around 1890. His Father was Stephen STIFLE, but was raised by his Grandfather, John STIFLE.


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