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Genealogy of the Shire and Maddox surnames and all connected families


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151 From "The Brenneman History" :

JOHN BRENEMAN, b. at Columbia, Pa., 12-9-1813, d. 10-7-1879, m. 1st, at Curtisville, Mass., Melissa Dickenson, b. at Curtisville, Mass., d. at Potosi, Wis., 5-6-1845; 2d, at Canton, Ia., 7-22-1849, Jane Blue, b. at Erie, O., 5-3-1826, d. at Canton, Ia., 12-16-1853; 3d, at Dubuque, Ia., 1-16-1855, Martha E. Fisk, b. at Weston, Mass., 3-1-1824, d. at Canton, Ia., 1-11-1856; 4th, at Dubuque, Ia., 11-28-1857, Mary Blodget, b. at Salisbury, Conn., 1-15-1828, d. at Canton, Ia., 4-15-1865. One son by the 2d marriage; 2 dtrs. by the fourth. He was engaged in business at Potosi, Wis., and Dubuque and Canton, Ia., where he kept a general store and was known as "'Squire John." After retiring from business he located at Union, Mo., where he died.

Brenneman, John (I1142)
152 From "The Brenneman History" :

Joseph LeRoy Norman, b. 6-29-1910, a graduate of Iowa State, m. Mary Proctor of Ames, Ia. He is employed at Harrisburg, Pa., with the Dairy Supply & Equipment Co. of Pittsburgh.

Norman, Joseph LeRoy (I1214)
153 From "The Brenneman History" :

MARTHA BRENEMAN, b. 5-7-1818, d. about 1912, m. 9-29-1840 John R. Diffenbauch, b. in Strasburg Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa., 9-13-1813, d. 2-10-1903, s. of George Diffenbach, Jr., and Barbara Rohrer and grandson of George Diffenbach, Sr., and Maria Herr.

John and Martha Diffenbach lived in the first large brick dwelling house built in Lancaster city, at the southeast corner of Orange and Lime streets. They acquired quite a tidy fortune, which was bequeathed after the death of their children to a fund for the founding of a home for elderly ladies. This home is located on N. Duke St. in Lancaster, and is administered by the governing board of the First Reformed Church of that city. 4 ch.

Brenneman, Martha (I1184)
154 From "The Brenneman History" :

MARY BRENNEMAN, b. 5-12-1836, d. 1916, m. Alvin Shimp, b. 1838, d. 1913. Lewistown, Pa. 7 ch.

[Error note: Mary was born 14 May 1839]

Brenneman, Mary E (I854)
155 From "The Brenneman History" :

Robert Simpson Black, b. 6-8-1887, m. Gail Richie of Santa Fe, N.M. He is chief chemist for the Pfanstuhl Chemical Co., and lives at 345 Bloom St., Highland Park, Ill.

Black, Robert Simpson (I1237)
156 From "The Brenneman History" :

Susan Kerstetter, b. 6-21-1876, m. 6-6-1910 R.A. Norman, b. 2-13-1877 at Logan, Ia. She is a graduate of Iowa State Teachers College and the University of Iowa, and taught German and Latin in the high schools of Iowa until her marriage. Her husband graduated from Iowa State with the degree of Mechanical Engineer, and has been Professor of Mechanical Engineering at that institution since 1907. Ames, Iowa.

Kerstetter, Susan (I1212)
157 From "The Brenneman History" :

SUSANNA BRENNEMAN d. before 1793. She was married to Andrew Berg, and is not believed to have had any children, or they would likely be referred to in her brother Christian's will.

Brenneman, Susanna (I845)
158 From "The Brenneman History" :

Theodore Aiken Black, b. 9-21-1863, is married and lives at Waterloo, Ia. He has a large family of grown children, but their names could not be secured.

Black, Theodore Aiken (I1251)
159 From "The Brenneman History" :

William H. Black, b. 3-20-1855 near Lewisburg, Pa., d. at St. Clair, Mo., 4-25-1925, m. Sarah Louise Beasley of Washington, Mo. He came to Missouri with his oldest brother in 1870, his mother and the other members of the family moving there later. Lived on a farm near St. Clair, Mo.

Black, William H (I1235)
160 From "The Brenneman History" :

Abraham B. Maloney, b. 12-30-1834, was "a seafaring man." He settled later in Philadelphia, and was assistant postmaster there in Cleveland's administration. He was married and had a family, including a son Edwin.

Maloney, Abraham B (I1171)
161 From "The Brenneman History":

"Abraham Brenneman d. in Harrisburg, Pa., 5-16-1835, where he was a partner in a store with John C. Bucher. In his will he bequeaths his half interest in a two-story brick house in Marietta to his "dear mother Mary." He also willed her his share of the store."

Brenneman, Abraham (I264)
162 From "The Brenneman History":

"John Shire Brenneman. No record. He may have lived temporarily in Washington Co., Pa."

Brenneman, John Shire (I266)
163 From "The Brenneman History":

"May Ann Brenneman, b. 11-19-1808. We know nothing of her other than that she was the ward of Henry Brenneman of Donegal during her minority, probably the son of Melchior's son Henry." 
Brenneman, Mary Ann (I265)
164 From "The Brenneman History":

ADAM BRENNEMAN, b. 1765, d. 11-7-1803, intestate, in Donegal. His administrators were Abraham Brenneman and Jacob Stehman. He is buried in the old family graveyard near Shock's Mills, his grave marked by a large brown stone. He is not believed to have been married. The following paper is filed in connection with his estate:

Donegal, Jan. 10, 1804.
Sir: I am informed that being the eldest brother of Adam Breneman, late of Donegal Twp., in the County of Lancaster, decd., that letters of administration on his estate should be granted to me in preference to any other person, but for various reasons I do hereby relinquish all pretensions to the same and give up all my Right & Title of administration on said estate unto my brother Abraham Breneman who will hand you these lines. From your friend, etc., Christian Breneman.
To Geo. Ross, Esq., Rec.
Brenneman, Adam (I847)
165 From "The Brenneman History":

ADAM BRENNEMAN, b. 7-29-1801, d. 5-27-1864, m. Frances Gochnaur, b. 5-17-1808, d. 8-31-1874. Lived on a farm three miles above Lewistown, Pa. 7 ch.

Brenneman, Adam (I850)
166 From "The Brenneman History":

CHRISTIAN BRENNEMAN, b. apparently before 1757, inherited as the eldest son the 187 acres of the original homestead, and also the smaller tract. A resurvey of his farm showed it to contain 222 A. in all. Most of this Christian sold to John Haldeman in 1794. He was known as "Red Christ, who lived along the river and never married." He d. in 1820, providing liberally for his surviving relatives.

Brenneman, Christian (I267)
167 From "The Brenneman History":

He was at one time sheriff of York Co., Pa.

Haas, William (I1177)
168 From "The Brenneman History":

JOHN BRENNEMAN, b. 5-16-1798, d. 4-7-1857, was half-witted and lived with his guardian John Brandt and with Christian Brandt, Jr. in East Donegal. Buried in the Brenneman graveyard, Shocks Mills.

Brenneman, John (I849)
169 From "The Brenneman History":

JOHN BRENNEMAN, b. before 1760, d. in Donegal, 12-19-1816, m. Christina Brun (d. 9-22-1817), dtr. of Peter Brun of Northumberland Co., Pa. He was a school teacher. Dealt in real estate in York, Lancaster and Washington counties. In 1800 he bought 50 A. in Smiths Twp. in the latter county and planned to move there, but sold the land in 1809 to his brother Henry. Four ch.: John, Adam, Fanny, Jacob.

Brenneman, John (I844)
170 From "The Descendants of William Shattuck..." by Lemuel Shattuck. 1855

...Gookin, (Trans. Am. Antiquarian Society, Vol. II., p. 466,) describes this event as follows:

"About this time a person named Shattuck, of Watertown, that was a sergeant under Capt. Beers, when the said Beers was slain near Squakeage, had escaped very narrowly but a few days before; and being newly returned home, this man being at Charlestown, in Mr. Long's porch, at the sign of the Three Cranes, divers persons of quality being present, particularly Capt. Lawrence Hammond, the Captain of the town, and others, this Shattuck was heard to say to this effect: 'I hear the Marlborough Indians, in Boston in prison, and upon trial for their lives, are likely to be cleared by the court; for my part,' said he, 'I have been lately abroad in the country's service, and have ventured my life for them, and escaped very narrowly; but if they clear these Indians, they shall hang me up by the neck before I ever serve them again.' Within a quarter of an hour after these words were spoken, this man was passing the ferry between Charlestown and Boston; the ferry boat being loaded with horses and the wind high, the boat sunk; and though there were several other men in the boat and several horses, yet all escaped with life, but this man only. I might mention several other things of remark here that happened to other persons, that were filled with displeasure and animosity against the poor Christian Indians, but shall forbear, lest any be offended."

Shattuck, John (I1373)
171 From "The Descendants of William Shattuck..." by Lemuel Shattuck. 1855

Dr. Philip Shattuck, s. of William, was b. in Watertown, and d. within the present limits of Waltham, June 26, 1722, aged 73. His place of residence was in the vicinity of the Waverley Station on the Fitchburg Railroad, easterly of Beaver Brook; and his estate extended northerly into Cambridge. He was a physician of eminence, and for a long period a leading man in the public affairs of the town. He was often chosen moderator of town meetings, and held the offices of assessor, town treasurer, chairman of the selectmen, and very many other important stations of public trust and responsibility.

Shattuck, Philip (I1343)
172 From "The Descendants of William Shattuck..." by Lemuel Shattuck. 1855

He was interred in the ancient burying-ground situated on the old road leading from Cambridge to Watertown, a short distance westerly of Mount Auburn. A simple but substantial marble tablet, resting in a granite base, has recently been erected near the northwesterly corner of this ground, at the turn of the road to Brighton, bearing the following inscription: -

To perpetuate the memory of WILLIAM SHATTUCK, who died in Watertown, Aug. 14, 1672, aged 50; The progenitor of the families that have borne his name in America. And of his son, JOHN SHATTUCK, who was drowned in Charlestown Ferry, Sept. 14, 1675, aged 28. This simple memorial was erected in 1853 by Lemuel Shattuck, who holds grateful veneration the character of the Puritan Fathers of New England.

Shattuck, William (I1359)
173 From "The Descendants of William Shattuck..." by Lemuel Shattuck. 1855

John Shattuck, s. of William, was b. in Watertown, Feb. 11, 1647; and, according to the records of that town, "was drowned as he was passing over Charlestown Ferry, the 14th Sept. 1675," aged 28 y. 7 m. 3 d. He had lands granted to him in Groton in 1664, but it does not appear that he was an inhabitant of that town for any great length of time, if at all. He was a carpenter, and resided principally in the Middle District - the present village of Watertown; where he was employed by the town, in 1669 and subsequently, to keep the town mill, then situated near the present bridge leading to Newton Corner.

Shattuck, John (I1373)
174 From "The Descendants of William Shattuck..." by Lemuel Shattuck. 1855

Richard Norcross was the son of Jeremiah Norcross, who d. in Watertown, in 1657. He was b. in 1621, and educated in England; was admitted a freeman, in 1653, and was the worthy teacher of the grammar school in Watertown about thirty-five years, from 1651 to 1687. His is said to have been the first and for many years the only public school in the town. His salary for teaching Latin, English, writing, and other branches, was 30pnds per annum. He married for his first wife, June 24, 1650, Mary Brooks, who d. Feb 24, 1672. By her he had seven children, Mary, Jeremiah, Sarah, Richard, Mary, Nathaniel, and Samuel, of whom Nathaniel m. Susanna Shattuck, dau. of Philip Shattuck, and granddau. of Susanna (Shattuck) Norcross.

Norcross, Richard (I1369)
175 From "The Descendants of William Shattuck..." by Lemuel Shattuck. 1855

The gravestone erected to his memory was standing in the Waltham burying-ground, in 1852, bearing the following inscription:

Here Lyes Buried ye Body of Doctr PHILIP SHATTUCK, who decd June ye 26th, 1722, in ye 74th year of his Age. Blessed are the Dead that Die in the Lord.

A new marble tablet has recently been erected, to which the above inscription was transferred, with the following appended:

The above record was transferred from a moss-grown crumbling head-stone of slate, to one of more enduring marble, by a descendant of the 5th Generation, A.D. 1853.

Shattuck, Philip (I1343)
176 From "The Descendants of William Shattuck..." by Lemuel Shattuck. 1855

William Shattuck was married about 1642, when he was twenty years of age. The christian name of his wife was SUSANNA; but neither her surname, nor her parentage, nor the exact date or place of her birth or marriage, has been ascertained.

She remained a widow about fifteen months after his death, and married, Nov. 18, 1673, Mr. Richard Norcross, who survived her. She died in Watertown, Dec. 11, 1686, fourteen years after the death of her first husband.

UNKNOWN, Susanna (I1360)
177 From "The Descendants of William Shattuck..." by Lemuel Shattuck. 1855

WILLIAM SHATTUCK was the most remote ancestor with whom we have been enabled to connect ourselves, in our history, upon satisfactory evidence; and we begin with his, in our classification, as the first, or earliest known generation. From him, as their common progenitor, have descended nearly all, if not every one, of those who now bear his name in America. He was born in England in 1621 or 2, and died in Watertown, Massachusetts, August 14, 1672, aged 50 years. His exact origin and early history are involved in obscurity. Neither the place of his birth, nor the year in which he came to this country, nor the names of his parents, are certainly known. There is no doubt, however, that his immediate ancestors and connections were residents of England; and they were probably among those already mentioned in our introductory observations, either of Lancastershire, Somersetshire, or Berkshire, but we are unable to specify the particular persons or locality. He must have emigrated when in or near his minority. It has been conjectured that his father might have died on his passage or soon after his arrival; and also that he might have been the son of widow Damaris Shattuck, who was admitted to the church in Salem, in 1641, and a brother of Samuel Shattuck, noticed in the Appendix to these Memorials; and their ages, the prevalence of similar names in their respective families, and other circumstances, give some probability to these conjectures. But of such a connection, if indeed one existed, we have as yet obtained no conclusive proof. If not a brother he was probably a near relative of Samuel

Shattuck, William (I1359)
178 From Catherine (Shire) Dyntera:

Alice Florence Patterson was born to George & Flora Patterson on February 19, 1900. She was their first born and food did not agree with her. At 6 months of age she only weighed 6 pounds. They did not think she was going to make it.

Patterson, Alice Florence (P2298986098)
179 From Catherine (Shire) Dyntera:

Jason was living with his brother, Everett and happened to see Alice's name in the list of members of a club, and he called her. Alice was going to one of the meetings that night so she invited Jason to come and go with her & her father. Guess it was LOVE at first sight because they started dating and were married by a Methodist minister in her father's home.

Their family grew quickly and they decided to find a home in the country to raise their children. They found an acre of land in Downers Grove. Jason cleared the land and proceeded to get "used lumber", and they went to Downers on the weekends to build their home. They would live in a tent on the weekend so Jason could get an early start in the morning. The children tried to help but they were only 6, 5, 4, & 3 years old.

Alice & Jason were determined to make things work out so they would have a home for their children. Their intentions were to have the first house be a garage & play room for the kids, and they planned to build another BIG house up closer to the road. That never happened.

They did not have running water nor all the conveniences of today, but they were sure they could do it. Alice had to wash clothes on a scrub board. They cooked on a wood & coal burning stove. She made bread for the family besides cooking meals and keeping the kids clean.

They accomplished their mission and raised 11 children "In the house that Jason built".
Family F3
180 From Catherine (Shire) Dyntera:

My Dad was born in Redmon, Illinois July 3, 1894 to Jacob Shire and Emily Catherine Wade. He had two brothers, John David Shire, b 03 Nov. 1892, and Everett Daniel Shire b. 13th June 1898

According to information Don got from Uncle Everett my dad had St. Vitus Stance & Pneumonia when he was young. I know he had several bouts of pneumonia even after he and Mom were married. He died at home June 28, 1961. His death certificate says cause of death was Arterial Sclerosis. He did have Arthritis also.

His mother passed away in March of 1905. His father was unable to care for the three boys so they were split up and went to live with relatives.

I do not know what line of work daddy did when he came to Chicago. According to Uncle Everett he worked at Western Electric for a while. (possibly that is where the 1920 census states "Assembler" for "Electric Appliances".)

In 1919 he met and married Alice Florence Patterson. Her father worked for the Rapid Transit Lines and got daddy a job there as a motorman on the Lake Street Elevated..

I believe they lived on Caroll Ave. in Chicago, Ill. when the first 4 children were born.

In October of 1922 they contracted to buy the acre of land on Sterling Road for $10.00. Their deed says they must construct a building for at least $2,000.

At that time they had 3 boys & I "was on the way".

Daddy was able to get some "used" lumber and on weekends he would drive to Downers and try to clear the land so he could build his home.

Gene used to tell how the boys helped by removing nails from the old lumber.

I do not know what knowledge he had of construction but I know he did all the work himself, except the chimney. There was a brick-layer living across the street and he built the chimney for Dad.

In those years it was a long drive from Chicago to Downers. There were no expressways etc. and with working on the "L" he could only go to Downers on "good weekends". We lived in a tent on the weekends, while daddy worked on the house.

Progress was slow and we weren?t able to move in till 1923.

We had to carry water from the neighbors, and had an "Out-house".
Shire, Jason Eugene (P2298984255)
181 From Catherine (Shire) Dyntera:

She was born with some handicap that the doctors never seemed to be able to rectify. She never walked or talked. She was like a baby all her life. I think they put her in a hospital in Elgin when they could no longer take care of her at home. I guess she lived to about 9 years of age.(born May 30, 1901)(died Feb. 23, 1910). 
Patterson, Beatrice F (I20)
182 From Catherine (Shire) Dyntera:

Their parents owned a small delicatessen store on Laramie Ave. and they all lived in the back of the store. They sold fruits & vegetables and lunchmeat, and of course candy. They had gas lights and an ice-box. Sometimes the girls had to help in the store.

When Alice was about 4 years of age her mother tied her to a tree in the yard to keep her from running away.

Alice graduated from 8th Grade and went to High School for 3-1/2 years. She took a business course and got a job working at Sears & Roebuck in the office. She earned $8.00 a week to start and then got $11.00.

She took piano lessons and learned to play quickly. She would play at lodges when the officers marched in and took their places. She never learned to ride a bike but did roller skate on the sidewalk and at the roller-rink.

Fashions were skirts & blouses mostly. The skirt came down to the calf of the leg. Most of the girls started wearing corsets at a young age. They wore high button shoes. No one wore sleeveless blouses. Her mother made most of her clothes. When they needed to buy something they had to ride the Elevated train down into the Loop.

Her mother worked and came home early on a Saturday and lay across the bed and died of a heart attack in 1917.
Patterson, Alice Florence (P2298986098)
183 From Crawford County Historical
Paul Selby 1909

BRUBAKER, David C. - Very prominent as a Democrat and thoroughly identified with his party in local affairs, David C. Brubaker has been called upon more than once to represent it in public office. His election following, he has faithfully discharged the duties imposed upon him, proving his fitness for the office and his general ability as a man. Mr. Brubaker was born August 23, 1856, in Darke County, Ohio, and is a son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Miller) Brubaker. Daniel Brubaker was born in Pennsylvania, December 28, 1828, and Mr.s Brubaker was born in Ohio, April 28, 1829. By occupation Daniel Brubaker was a farmer, and in 1869 he emigrated to Crawford County, Ill., where David C. Brubaker was reared to manhood.

Working alternately on his father's farm, and attending the common schools of Licking Township, David C. Brubaker gained his education, and after leaving school took a position in a country store at Annapolis as clerk. He held this until 1875, when he engaged in carpenter work. He owns a farm in Martin Township on which he lived from 1879 until 1907. In 1907 he came to Oblong where he now resides. Mr. Brubaker has been Town Clerk and Assessor of Martin Township, being elected to those offices on the Democratic ticket. In March, 1901, he became a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. His religious affiliations are with the United Brethren church, of which he is a member.

Mr. Brubaker was married in Crawford County, Ill., in 1879 to Mary E Higgins, born in Martin Township, in 1856. Mr. and Mrs. Brubaker have had children as follows: James E., born in 1881; Mattie J., born 1883; Elizabeth, born in 1886; Jesse W., born in 1890; Clinton S., born in 1893, and Ruth, born in 1896. These children were all born in Martin Township Crawford County, and given good educations They are bright, intelligent youn people, and their parents have every reason to be proud of them.

March 14, 1908, Mr. Brubaker purchased the furniture stock of E.T. Shire, at Oblong, and has since conducted that businee, dealing in general furniture, musical instruments, trunks and suilt cases. His store is located on North Range Stree. 
Brubaker, David C (I767)
184 From Crawford County History, page 356

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JACOB WIRT, farmer, P.O. Oblong, is a substantial farmer of Oblong Township. He was born in Lancaster County, Penn., February 28, 1825. At about the age of eight years, in 1833, he was taken by his parents to Decatur County, Ind., and settled in the woods. Mr. Wirt is what is called a self-made man. His chances for education were rather limited. He attended school very little when young. After twenty-one years of age, he obtained books and educated himself to some extent. He was reared on the farm. and at the age of seventeen commenced working for himself and gave his father half until twenty-one years of age. He worked on a farm four years by the month, afterward farmed on his father's farm for three years, at which time, February 22, 1850, was married in Decatur County, Ind., to Catharine Johnson, a native of Stiles County, Va., born October 23, 1830. They have five children, namely: Zachariah, merchant in Oblong; Isaiah, farming in Jasper County; Henry, farming at home; Ennis. Mary Belle. In the fall of 1853, he came to Crawford County, and purchased 40 acres of raw land, and removed thereon in a little cabin taht was on the land. He remained there but six weeks, when he removed to Davis County, Iowa, and spent the winter. He gave up the land which he had purchased, and in the next spring, 1854, came back to same place and purchased 80 acres. Since then, he has added 220 acres, but now has given 160 acres to his two sons. He is successfully engaged in the raising of grain and stock. His father, Jacob, was a native of Germany, born in the year 1783, and died in Decatur County, Ind., in 1851. His mother, Elizabeth Seabolt, was a native of Germany. Subject, when first came here, lived a pioneer life. He was obliged to go twelve miles to the post office, and the nearest mill was twenty miles, the distance he was obliged to go when he had wheat to grind.

Wirt, Jacob (I474)
185 From History of Crawford and Clark Counties, Chapter XV

Shortly after the village was platted a number of lots were sold and several
buildings erected among which was the business house of McQuillis & Buff
situated on lot 12, north of Main street. Wirt and Wood built a fine brick store
house north of Main Street near the central part of the town in the year 1882.
It cost about $2,500, and at the present time is occupied by the large general
store of ZACHARIAH WIRT. The village at the present time has a population of
about three hundred and twenty, and supports the following busiess: three large
general stores, three grocery stores, one furniture store, one millinery store,
two drug stores, two blacksmith shops, two carpenter shops, three grain houses,
one undertaking establishment, two butcher shops, one shoe shop, two harness
shops and one barber shop. There are two hotels in the town, the Oblong and
Cottage Houses, kept respectively by William J. Odell and William Rankle. The
locality is said to be a very healthy one, yet despite this fact the following
medical gentlemen reside in the village and practice their profession in the
town and surrounding country: T. J. Edwards, H. C. Kibby, M. E. Rafferty and W.
R. Dale. The Oblong post-office was established in the year 1854 and D. W. Odell
appointed postmaster. The present postmaster is D. C. Condrey.

Wirt, Zachariah (I336)
186 From

"Data derived from return-forms connected with the naturalization of foreign Protestants, papers that were sent from the Colonies to the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations."

Referenced source is: "Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies (Pursuant to Statute 13 George II, c.7). (Publications of the Huguenot Society of London, 1921, vol. 24.)"

I have purchased this book and will see if it provides anything that might help trace this lead more specifically. 
Shire, Conrad (P2309759180)
187 From Illinois History, Crawford County, page 838

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WIRT, Jacob (deceased), for many years a prosperous farmer of Oblong Township, Crawford County, was born in Lancaster County, Pa., February 28, 1825, and when about eight years old, was taken by his parents to Decatur County, Ind., where he was brought up on the farm in the woods and received but a limited education, although he studied and became essentially a self-made man. When he was seventeen he began working for himself, but gave his father one-half of his wages until he was twenty-one. Later he farmed for his father for three years. On February 22, 1850, he married in Decatur County, Catherine Johnson, a native of Stiles County, Vt., who bore him the following family: Zachariah, Isaiah, Henry, Ennis, Mary Belle. In the fall of 1853 he moved to Crawford County, Ill., and bought 40 acres of raw land, but in six weeks moved to Davis County, Iowa, giving up the land he had secured. In 1854 he returned to the same place and bought 80 acres, to which he added until he owned 220 acres, although he gave away 160 of it to his sons. Mr. Wirt devoted his land to stock and grain raising and was successful in his undertakings.

Wirt, Jacob (I474)
188 From John Lilyquist:

Abraham Christensen was born in Nittero, Norway, and was residing in Tangen Parish at the time of his wedding in 1855. His father was Christen Johanneson. He was a sailor, with the title of "Matros", or mariner. 
Christensen, Abraham (P2380926568)
189 From John Lilyquist:

Antonette emigrated from Norway (Faberg Parish, now Lillehammer), to the United States in 1873. She sailed from Oslo (then Kristiania) on 24 July 1873, with a destination of Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Records of Faberg Parish, Norway, 1868-1878 (LDS film #0307283) show her leaving Faberg (later, Lillehammer) Parish, Norway for America on 8 July 1873.

Oslo Emigrant List, Volume 5, 30 August 1871-31 May 1876 (LDS film #353085). This information is also available on the internet ( Antonette Engebretsdatter Baarstad, woman employee or servant, age 25, from Lillehammer, identification number 2170, with a destination of Trempealeau, Wisconsin. It appears she sailed without family.  
Engebretsdatter Baardseth, Antonette (P2312668561)
190 From John Lilyquist:

He died in Duluth at the age of 82 and is buried in Duluth's Park Hill Cemetery. His death certificate says he died on 15 April 1942 of acute nephritis at his son Adolph's house; Route 1 Box 118, Saginaw, Grand Lake Township. He was a retired farmer. The funeral was through Fred Olson Mortuary. Adolph was listed as the informant of the death. A note attached to the certificate on 11 May 1942, signed by Dr. D.F. Pennie, says "No chronic nephrites was perfectly well before last illness - I think it was a "strep" infection." 
Abrahamsen, Oluf (P2312887794)
191 From John Lilyquist: Oluf was a seaman on the high seas prior to coming to America, often gone for a year at a time.

[Donald Lilyquist says Olaf was a fisherman, but didn't know if he was a captain. Tangen Parish Churchbooks give his title as "Matros," or mariner. His father had the same title.] 
Abrahamsen, Oluf (P2312887794)
192 From Moody descendents:

From Records kept by Mr. Thompson of persons buried at Oblong cemetery -- from the Robinson, IL, library:
"John Franklin Moody died Sept. 7, 1931. Son of Bruce and Sarah Ann (Glaze) Moody who moved to Colorado. Wife Rena Ellen (Rhodes) Moody. children Maud married James K. Price; Byrl married Maryann(?) Lefever. Brothers and sisters Bert, Maggie, Carrie. He married for a second wife Rebecca Graves(?) [WORD UNKNOWN] and was divorced. He was a carpenter, Oblong City Lodger #633 AF & A.M. Brothers and sisters: Emma Jane married Silas Welkin(?) too married two times. Sarah Catherine married McElroy. Annie Lizzie married first Bond, second Gill."

I also have a letter from John Franklin's grandson confirming the marriage to Rebecca and giving a marriage date of May 15, 1920 in Oblong, Crawford, Illinois. This is after the 1920 census. They were divorced before the 1930 census (I have no date). I assume that Rebecca continued to show herself as widowed for her own personal reasons in the 1930 census although John Franklin was still living. 
Family F1367
193 From the "History of Berkshire County"

"The first publication of an intention of marriage was on the 1st of November, 1765. The parties were Jonas Childs, of Becket, and Eunice Alford, of Simsbury, Conn."

Family F1602
194 From: "History of Waukesha County" by Western Historical Company, Chicago 1880

GIDEON RUSSELL farmer, Sec. 25; P. O. Hartland; was born in Geauga Co., Ohio; he came to Wisconsin with his parents, William and Clarissa Russell, in 1844, and settled in the town of Merton, Waukesha Co., where he married Barbara Rea; she was a most estimable woman; she died Oct. 29, 1876; their children are three - Orrin L., William and James. Mr. Russell owns a valuable farm of 320 acres, most desirably located, a short drive from Hartland; his father, William Russell. was a native of Massachusetts; he married in Geauga Co., Ohio, Clarissa Howard; they came to Wisconsin in an early day, and were pioneer settlers of the town of Merton, Waukesha Co.; they afterward moved to the village of Hartland, where they resided until their death; their children are Gideon, whose name heads this sketch; Clarissa. now the wife of Thomas B. Ireland, of Oconomowoc; Sarah resides in Merton; Hobert,, who served in a Minnesota regiment during the Rebellion, is now deceased; Rubie, wife of Essau Beaumont, of this town. Mr. Russell is a member of the Merton Town Board at present writing, and has filled various other local offices.
Russell, Gideon (I1469)
195 From: The History of Warren County Ohio

W. M. BURCH, proprietor of Burch House, Mason, Ohio, was born in Deerfield Township in the year 1825. He is a son of Ebeneezer and Clarisa (Little) Burch, who were born in Pennsylvania, where they were reared: they came to Ohio with their respective families, he in the year 1808 or 1809; after his arrival, he was married to Clarisa Little. During the greater portion of his life, he was a citizen of Warren County, only moving to Butler County just previous to his death. They were parents of twelve children, five of whom are living, viz., Mary J., Noah, Jacob, Ebeneezer and William M. The boyhood days of our subject were spent on the farm; he remained with his parents until of age. He was twice married—first, with Mary Bone, who bore him five children, viz., Thomas J., Jane, John, Ebeneezer and Sallie. His second marriage was celebrated with Julia Waldron, by whom he has had three children, viz., Charles, Starrora and Harry. He followed the farm until about 1857, when he came to Mason and began keeping hotel, and since catered to the hungry; in that most particular of all business, “landlording," he is a success, and a genuine expert, knowing well how to look after the comfort and pleasure of his guests. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., Mason Lodge, No. 209, to which he has belonged for a score of years. 
Burch, William M (I496)
196 Galva Cemetery 
Maddox, Mary Eleanor (P2386226653)

Margaret Goldsmith Maddox died in September, 1739, and her will, dated September 26, 1739, was probated November 6, 1739. She made a number of specific bequests to her children, including one shilling each to her sons Samuell and Notley. Her daughter Anne Mugg received a pacing horse. Daughter Sarah Sims received one feather bed and furniture. Daughter Jean (or Jane) Voidry received one warming pan. Son John received one "negro fellow" called Antony and one young spaid mare and a cow and calf, and all the rest of "my moveables." (See Wills, Liber 22, folio 117, Hall of Records; and Liber TA 1, page 94, courthouse at Leonardtown). 
Goldsmith, Margaret (P2337279608)

Margaret Goldsmith, d/o John & Judith Gerrard Goldsmith. Margaret was born in 1675; died Sept.,1739, at Chaptico. Her mother, Judith Gerrard, was daughter of Thomas Gerrard of St. Clement's Manor, a prominent friend of Lord Baltimore. Six men provided capital to found Maryland. Richard Gerrard, brother of Thomas, was one of six. Thomas Gerrard received a grant of 11,400 a. known at St. Clements. He also received Basford manor of 1,500 acres, later sold to Thomas Notley. Lords of Maryland manors were empowered to hold court, settle disputes, and levy taxes & fines. St. Clements manor was one of the few who operated on a medieval model.

Margaret Goldsmith Maddox died in Sept., 1739; her will dated Sept. 26, 1739, was probated Nov. 6, 1739. She made a specific bequest of one shilling to her son Notley Maddox. (Wills Liber 22:117) Three sons & four daughters were born to the union: Samuel Maddox (b. c1797), Notley Maddox Jr. b. c1698, Ann Maddox b. c1700, Sarah Maddox b. c1701, Jane Maddox b. c1703, John Maddox b. c1705, Margaret Maddox b. c1715. 
Goldsmith, Margaret (P2337279608)

Notley Maddox was the first-born son of Samuel (Madoc) Maddox and Ann (Anne) Notley and he was born at the Green Springs Farm, St. Marys County, Maryland.

After the death of his father, Notley did inherit the Green Springs Farm where he lived and where his children were born.

When Notley died on the 26th day of March 1716 he did leave a will dated 24 February 1716. To his first born son, Samuel Maddox, he left, all of the tract of land that he lived on, one Negro boy called Charles, one Negro girl called Betty and the seventh part of my personal estate to him and his heirs forever. To his second born son, Notley Maddox, Jr. he left one Negro boy called Nedd and one Negro girl called Beck and the seventh part of his personal estate to him and his heirs forever. To John Maddox, his third born son, he left one Negro boy called Rich and one Negro girl called Mary and the seventh part of my personal estate to him and his heirs forever. To Ann Maddox, his fourth born child, he left one Negro woman called Lydia and the seventh part of his personal estate to her and her heirs forever. To Sarah Maddox, his fifth born child, he left one Negro woman called Sarah and the seventh part of his personal estate to her and her heirs forever. To Jane Maddox, his sixth born child, he left, one Negro woman called Ann and the seventh part of his personal estate to her and her heirs forever. To Notley Maddox, his second born son, he left one hundred acres of land lying in Charles County, Maryland, this land was bought from Benjamin Fanning and, this land being his and his heirs forever. To Margaret (Goldsmith) Maddox, his wife, he appointed her as the Executrix of the will and he left her one Negro man called Anthony, one Negro woman called Mary, one servant woman called Martha Lilly and the seventh part of his personal estate.

There were two directions in this will, Item it is my intent and meaning that all the above named Negro females I have bequeathed to my heirs that the said Negro’s with their future increase as particularly given shall be to them and their heirs forever. Lastly, my desire is that Mr. Thomas Notley Goldsmith, Samuel Maddox, John Maddox and Samuel Williamson be trustees to assist and instruct my children in their minority confirming this to be my last will and testament, revoking all other wills by me heretofore made. This will was signed by Notley Maddox on the 24th day of February 1716. The will was proved (probated) on the 3 April 1716.

As noted in this will, John Maddox, the last born son of Notley Maddox was not included in this will and John Maddox did not inherit anything from his father, reason being unknown to us. 
Maddox, Notley (P2337279609)

On a historic note, this Notley Maddox, of the many to bear the name, was called to the meeting of the council at Battell Town in Calvert County, on January 11, 1698, to attest to the charges made by Gerrard Slye against Governor Nicholson that: "he hath erected a Town in a very ill remote place of the province which he hath named Annapolis, where he holds the Provincial Court, enjoyning all Officers to live there, hath put the Countrey to an unreasonable charge thereby to no purpose, and to add to the charge an ill convenience, Ordered all manner of persons that hath business at common law or Chancery to come there on all occasions, and also summoned all manner of persons, bearing any sort of Office to attend there to no urpose but to expense and trouble." Richard Cloud, William Husbands and Notley Maddox responded that they were "well enough satisfyed with Annapolis and have nothing to object against it." (See Archives of Maryland, Volume XXIII). 
Maddox, Notley (P2337279609)

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