PUTNAM CO, IL made in  1825 from Fulton Co., IL

Now Lays next to LaSalle, Marshall, Bureau,

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GRACIE’S PAGE

 

MARRIAGES =

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Land granted to veterans of the War of 1812. Only the western part of Putnam County was part of the Military Tract
NO SELLERS listed.

 

IS HENNEPIN TWN listed in military district? = WHERE  is Hennepin Twn?

 

Members of the Society of Friends settled in Putnam County

 

1860 PUTNAM CO, IL, HENNEPIN TWN, PAGE 464

GEORGE SELLERS 67 VA (born ca 1793) NO LAND, PERSONAL 450 (WHERE in 1850, check Jack Co, WV?)

BETSY 55 VA (ck1870 Lee Co., Il and 1880 KS)

ALEXANDER 11 VA

JAMES GUNDY? 20 CONN,

Next

GEORGE W. SELLERS 30 VA , NO LAND, PERSONAL 115 (born ca 1830) (very plain) , MARRIED WITHIN THE YEAR, NO LAND

MARGARET 17 VA

Next

THOMAS HOBERT 35 VA (ck 1850 Jackson Co., WV

REBECA 28 VA

AARN 7 IL

(didn't extract Next Page = should do, msh)

John Goudy found in:

Census Microfilm Records: Illinois, 1860

Age:  45     
Gender:  M     
Race:  W     
Birthplace:  NY     , LAND 1000
State:  Illinois     
County:  PUTNAM     
Locale:  HENNEPIN TWP     
Series:  M653     
Roll:  221     
Part:  1     
Page:  465     

MAGDALINA 45 NJ

RUSSELL 21 CT

JOHN B 18 CT

JANE A 16 CT

Next

JOHN F YOUNG 26 VA, NO LAND, FARMER

MARY ANN 21 IND

CHARLES S. 5/12 IL

CLEMONT FORNEY 14 IL

 

 

 

CIVIL WAR =

 

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1870 =

David Sellars Hennepin, Putnam, IL 28  1841 Virginia  White  Male,farmer, personal 1350, (ck1850 Jack Co., WV)
living with
JOHN TAMES? 41 NJ
REBECCA 29 NJ
AND KIDS NJ=
Anne Tures Hennepin, Putnam, IL abt 1865 New Jersey White Female
David Tures Hennepin, Putnam, IL abt 1868 Illinois White Male
Edward Tures Hennepin, Putnam, IL abt 1866 New Jersey White Male
Jennie Tures Hennepin, Putnam, IL abt 1859 Illinois White Female
John Tures Hennepin, Putnam, IL abt 1829 New Jersey White Male
Lizzie Tures Hennepin, Putnam, IL abt 1863 New Jersey White Female
Rebecca Tures Hennepin, Putnam, IL abt 1841 New Jersey White Female
James R Speer Hennepin, Putnam, IL abt 1836 New Jersey White Male

 

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1880 =

            Census Place:   Hennepin, Putnam, Illinois

            Source: FHL Film 1254244  National Archives Film T9-0244     Page 278C    

            Relation            Sex      Marr    Race    Age      Birthplace

David SELLERS          Self      M         S          W        40        WV

            Occ:     Farming            Fa: VA Mo: VA (ck 1850 Jackson Co., WV,  where in 1860? 1870? 1900?

Emly D. FORNEY       Other   F          S          W        18        IL

            Occ:     Keeping House Fa: ---  Mo: CAN

Elizabeth A. FURT       Other   F          S          W        17        NJ

                                    Fa: NJ  Mo: NJ

Mary E. FURT Other   F          S          W        9          IL

                                    Fa: NJ  Mo: NJ

Wm H. GLASS            Other   M         W        W        32        IL

            Occ:     Laborer            Fa: NJ  Mo: NJ

Lewis MOHNETT       Other   M         S          W        17        IL

            Occ:     Laborer            Fa: CAN          Mo: CAN

From GRACIE

Just thought I would send this through.  I made the phone call and Mr.

Paxson is going to see if he can find a grave marker.  Wish me luck on this

one.  If I can pin down dod better, then mayby a death cert might be

obtained.  Gracie

 

----- Original Message -----

From: "Barbara Kessler, PCHS" <pchs61327@yahoo.com>

To: "gracie" <g.winters@sbcglobal.net>

Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 12:36 PM

Subject: Re: George Sellers

 

 

> Gracie

>

> I have found George W. Sellers listed on an index

> given to us of Putnam County burials.  It does not

> indicate which cemetery he is in, but if he lived in

> Hennepin Township, then Hennepin is likely.

>

> I suggest you contact Ed Paxson-Secretary of the

> Hennepin Cemetery.  You can write to him

> Ed Paxson

> Hennepin Cemetery Board

> Hennepin, IL  61327

>

> or phone - 815 925-7250

>

> We have no 1860's newspapers, so an obituary is not

> available.

>

> Sincerely,

> Barbara A. Kessler

>

>

> --- gracie <g.winters@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> >     I am trying to find information about my

> > ggrandfather George Sellers.  He was in the 1860

> > census: Hennepin Twp., Putnam Co., Illinois.  His

> > age was listed as 67 yrs old. I thought he might be

> > buried near Hennepin.

> >     In the 1870 census, his wife Elizabeth was

> > living with my grandfather Alexander Sellers (her

> > son) in Willow Creek Twp., Lee Co., Illinois.  .

> >    Can you help me?    Are there records there?

> > Can you tell me a place to look for this kind of

> > information?

> >     Any help welcome.   Gracie (Sellers) Winters

> >

>

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Obituary:
G. W. Sellers lived near Farlinville, Linn County, Ks. He died at his home, 6, Feb. 1906 and was buried 7, Feb. 1906 at Cadmus Cemetery, Linn County, Ks. He was born 11, July, 1829 in Jackson County, Va. He moved from Va. to Ill. in 1851. Then moved from there to Ks. 35 years ago.
He leaves a wife and one child. Parker Messinger:
9-Feb-1906.
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John H. Sellers: born 21 Feb. 1860, died 31 March, 1861. 1 yr 1 month 7
days.
Parents: George Washington and Margaret Sellers
Place: Hennepin Twp., Putnam County, Illinois
Buried: Hennepin Cemetery, Hennepin Twp., Putnam County, Illinois

Information provided by: Ed Paxson, Hennepin Cemetery Board, Hennepin, Illinois 61327
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Unknown Sellers: died 3 March 1862: stone unreadable on name.
Parents: GW and M. Sellers (George and Margaret Sellers)
Buried: 3 March 1862, age 11
Place: Hennepin Cemetery, Hennepin Twp., Putnam County, Illinois

Information provided by: Ed Paxson, Hennepin Cemetery Board, Hennepin, Illinois 61327
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By the way, Ed Paxson had to walk the cemetery to find the children, there are no written records for that time. The information for them was on the head stones.
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> Cadmus Cemetery (Elm Grove) Scott TWP., Linn Co., Kansas
> Block #9
> Lot # 13 - Sellers
> Daniel B. Sellers 22 May 1867 - 9 January 1883
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Alfred and Mary E.(Sellers) Cook plus Margaret Sellers all died in 1923. I had forgotten that George W. and Margaret named one of their sons John H. So did my grandfather, Alexander and first wife, Elizabeth. =================================================
Gracie
g.winters [g.winters@sbcglobal.net]

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1900 HENNEPIN, PUTNAM CO, IL

DAVID A? SELLERS 60 WV, M7 YRS, BOTH PARENTS VA
ISABELLA B. 41 IRELAND, 4/4, DAD AND MOM BOTH IRELAND
GEO D. 5 IL, DAD WV, MOM IRE ON ALL KIDS
JOSEPH W. 3 IL
SANFORD 65 WV BROTHER, DAD WV, MOM VA

 

1910
DAVID A. SELLERS 73 VA, M 1, 16 YRS, BOTH PARENTS VA
ISABEL M2, 4/4
GEO D. PERNIMA? 14 SS
JOSEPH W. PERNIMA 13 SS
SANFORD SELLERS 83 VA, BROTHER, BOTH PARENTS VA