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Ancestors of Donald Leroy Downey
Posted by: Ted Pack (ID *****6680) Date: February 08, 2010 at 07:26:53
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Donald's obit appeared in the Modesto Bee on 28 Sep 1978, p. E-8:

Services for Donald LeRoy Downey, 40, will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Salas Brothers Chapel. Burial will be in Lakewood Memoriai Park. He died Monday in his home after a brief illness. A native of Illinois, he had lived in Modesto 22 years and was a foreman at E & J Gallo Winery.

He leaves his wife Yvonne of Modesto; sons Donald and Danny and daughter Rhonda, all of Modesto; his parents Burdell and Dortha Downey of Cheyenne, Wyo; two brothers and a sister, and a grandmother.

Second Generation

2. Charles Burdell Downey 3-6 was born on 11 Nov 1910. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He was living in 1978 in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming. He died on 8 Jan 1985 in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming. Charles Burdell Downey and Dorotha Brandenburg were married between 1930 and 1938.

3. Dorotha Brandenburg 1,5,7-10 was born on 26 Jun 1910 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 1961 in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming. She was living in 1978 in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming. She died on 31 Mar 2002 in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming. She was buried in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming - Cheyenne Mem Gardens.

Third Generation

4. Charles T. Downey 6,11-15 was born in Feb 1885 in Clark County, Illinois (prob). He appeared in the census in 1900 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He died in 1971. He was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Washington St. Cem. Charles T. Downey and Cecil Ann Simmons were married in 1909/10.

5. Cecil Ann Simmons 6,11,12,15-17 was born in Mar 1891 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died in 1952. She was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Washington St. Cem. Charles T. Downey and Cecil Ann Simmons had the following children:

       2       i.       Charles Burdell Downey.
              ii.       Darrell Downey 6,11,18 was born on 22 Mar 1913 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He died on 15 Dec 1989. He was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Washington St. Cem.
              iii.       Verge Imogene Downey 6,19,20 was born on 1 Feb 1916 in Minnesota. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died on 17 Jul 1920 in Clark County, Illinois. She was also known as (Virgie). She was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Washington St. Cem.
              iv.       Madylene Downey 11,15 was born on 17 Jun 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died on 9 Jun 2005 in East Chicago, Lake, Indiana. She was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Washington St. Cem.
              v.       Mona A. Downey 11 was born in 1922/23 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              vi.       Chester Downey 11 was born in 1925/26 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              vii.       Rachel Downey 11 was born in 1929 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.

6. Calvin Edman Brandenburg 5,8-10,21-23 was born in Sep 1880 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Union Twp, Cumberland, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He died on 11 Jul 1961 in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana. Calvin Edman Brandenburg and Lillian Edna Rogers were married on 16 Jan 1909 in Charleston, Coles, Illinois.

7. Lillian Edna Rogers 5,8,9,21,23-27 was born on 20 Oct 1891 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Union Twp, Cumberland, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died in Dec 1982 in Clark County, Illinois. Calvin Edman Brandenburg and Lillian Edna Rogers had the following children:

       3       i.       Dorotha Brandenburg.
              ii.       Clorean Brandenburg 5,8-10,28 was born in 1914/15 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 1961 in Annapolis, Crawford, Illinois. She was living in 2003 in Oblong, Crawford, Illinois. She died on 21 May 2008 in Woodlawn, Jefferson, Illinois. She was also known as Clorene, Chlorene. She was buried in Clark County, Illinois - Walnut Chapel Cem.
              iii.       Opal Brandenburg 5,8-10,23 was born on 17 Feb 1917 in Union Twp, Cumberland, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 1961 in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming. She was living in 2003 in Colorado. She died on 24 Jun 2004 in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado.
              iv.       William Brandenburg 5,8 was born in 1917/18 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              v.       Ina Brandenburg 5,8-10,29 was born on 29 Oct 1919 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 1961 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died on 18 Feb 2003 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 2003 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              vi.       Ellen Mae Brandenburg 5,9,10,30 was born on 16 Mar 1923 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 1961 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 2003 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died on 19 Apr 2006 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              vii.       Max Brandenburg 5,9 was born in 1927/28 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              viii.       Denzil Brandenburg 5,10,31 was born on 15 May 1931 in Illinois (prob). He was living in 1961 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. He died on 5 Jul 1969 in Clark County, Illinois. He was also known as Denzel.
              ix.       Clarice Brandenburg 5,10,32 was born on 13 Jun 1934 in Illinois (prob). She was living in 1961 in Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida. She died on 9 Mar 2001 in Clinton, Anderson, Tennessee.



Fourth Generation

8. John Clark D. Downey 12,13,33-39 was born in Sep 1849 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He died on 1 Dec 1919 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Washington St. Cem. John Clark D. Downey and Mary Elizabeth Slown were married on 9 Nov 1877 in Clark County, Illinois.

9. Mary Elizabeth Slown 6,12,13,33,34,40,41 was born in Sep 1857 in Indiana. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died on 23 Mar 1921 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Washington St. Cem. She was also known as Sloan. John Clark D. Downey and Mary Elizabeth Slown had the following children:

              i.       Clark H. Downey 34,35 was born in 1879 in Clark County, Illinois (prob). He appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He died in 1963. He was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Washington St. Cem.
              ii.       Henry C. Downey 13 was born in Jun 1881 in Clark County, Illinois (prob). He appeared in the census in 1900 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois.
       4       iii.       Charles T. Downey.

10. Charles Solomon Simmons 17,42-48 was born in Jun 1869 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He died on 7 Oct 1939 in Clark County, Illinois. He was also known as (Charley). Charles Solomon Simmons and Rachael Euphenia Griffith were married on 2 Feb 1890 in Clark County, Illinois.

11. Rachael Euphenia Griffith 17,42,43,49,50 was born in Feb 1870 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She died on 20 Jan 1935 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She was also known as Eufane, Euphama. Charles Solomon Simmons and Rachael Euphenia Griffith had the following children:

       5       i.       Cecil Ann Simmons.
              ii.       Sarah A. Simmons 17,42 was born in Mar 1893 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois.
              iii.       Glena C. Simmons 42 was born in 1903/4 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She was also known as Glennie.

12. William Ford Brandenburg 22,51-59 was born on 7 Feb 1855 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Union Twp, Cumberland, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He died on 25 Feb 1932 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-18. William Ford Brandenburg and Emma Floretta Cooper were married on 18 Jan 1878 in Coles County, Illinois.

13. Emma Floretta Cooper 22,51,53,54,56-58,60,61 was born in Jun 1858 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Union Twp, Cumberland, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She died on 12 Jan 1929 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She has Ancestral File Number 8JXB-KK. She was also known as Flora. William Ford Brandenburg and Emma Floretta Cooper had the following children:

              i.       Ora Clarence Brandenburg 54,62-66 was born on 8 Jun 1878 in Cumberland County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Union Twp, Cumberland, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
       6       ii.       Calvin Edman Brandenburg.
              iii.       John H. Brandenburg 22,57-59 was born in Feb 1883 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              iv.       Ethel D Brandenburg 10,22,57,67-69 was born on 4 May 1888 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 1961 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died in Oct 1974 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              v.       James Roscoe Brandenburg 22,57,58 was born on 24 Dec 1891 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. He was also known as Dick.
              vi.       Alva Brandenburg 9,10,22,57,70,71 was born on 11 Jan 1895 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 1961 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died in Jan 1980 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was also known as Alta.
              vii.       Martha E Brandenburg 10,22,57-59,72 was born on 27 Mar 1899 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Parker Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was living in 1961 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died in Dec 1966 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.

14. Charles Clark Rogers 26,27,73-78 was born on 22 Mar 1869 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He died on 17 May 1956 in Clark County, Illinois. He was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Casey Cem. Charles Clark Rogers and Dora Almeda Medora Bensley were married on 9 Dec 1888 in Coles County, Illinois.

15. Dora Almeda Medora Bensley 26,27,73,76-81 was born on 13 May 1866 in Ashmore Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Ashmore Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died on 19 Jul 1945 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Casey Cem. Charles Clark Rogers and Dora Almeda Medora Bensley had the following children:

              i.       Bessie G Rogers 26,27 was born in Nov 1889 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
       7       ii.       Lillian Edna Rogers.
              iii.       Walter G. Rogers 26,27,76,77 was born on 14 Oct 1893 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He died on 24 Nov 1944 in Marion, Williamson, Illinois. He was buried in Casey, Clark, Illinois - Casey Cem.
              iv.       Ida Rogers 27,76,77 was born on 10 Jul 1903 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.



Fifth Generation

16. Andrew Downey 37-39,82-84 was born on 18 Jan 1819 in Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He died on 10 Oct 1880 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He was buried in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois - Island Grove Cem. Andrew Downey and Mary A Young were married on 16 Feb 1843 in Champaign County, Ohio.

17. Mary A Young 37-39,82,85 was born on 25 Feb 1827 in Ohio. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She died on 5 Jan 1889 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She was buried in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois - Island Grove Cem. Andrew Downey and Mary A Young had the following children:

              i.       Robert Downey 37,38,83,86 was born in 1846/47 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois.
       8       ii.       John Clark D. Downey.
              iii.       Sarah Jane Downey 38,39,87,88 was born on 11 Dec 1853 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She died on 14 Dec 1879 in Clark County, Illinois. She was buried in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois - Island Grove Cem.
              iv.       Asenath Downey 38,39,83,89 was born in 1855/56 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She was also known as Ascenith, Arilla.
              v.       William Henry P. Downey 38,39,83,90 was born on 5 Nov 1858 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He died on 12 Sep 1882 in Clark County, Illinois (prob). He was buried in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois - Island Grove Cem.
              vi.       Frank E. Downey 39,83 was born in 1862/63 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois.
              vii.       Charles Downey 39,83 was born in 1866/67 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois.

20. Anderson Simmons 17,24,42,46,48,91-93 was born on 25 Dec 1822 in Monroe County, Virginia. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. He died on 31 Jul 1913 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. Anderson Simmons and Sarah (Unknown) were married on 22 Oct 1865 in Clark County, Illinois.

21. Sarah (Unknown)48,94,95 was born in Mar 1828 in Ohio. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She died on 3 Sep 1875 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She was buried in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois - Rupp Cem. Anderson Simmons and Sarah (Unknown) had the following children:

       10       i.       Charles Solomon Simmons.

22. James Nelson Griffith 49,96-100 was born on 1 Feb 1838 in Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He died on 21 Dec 1881 in Clark County, Illinois (prob). James Nelson Griffith and Mary E. Chancellor were married on 3 Feb 1861 in Clark County, Illinois.

23. Mary E. Chancellor 49,96,100-105 was born on 20 Mar 1844 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Irwin Twp, Woodward, Oklahoma. She died on 2 Feb 1911 in Gage, Ellis, Oklahoma. James Nelson Griffith and Mary E. Chancellor had the following children:

              i.       David Floyd Griffith 49,100,106-109 was born on 2 Feb 1862 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Rock Twp, Ellis, Oklahoma. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Austin Twp, Ellis, Oklahoma. He died on 27 Apr 1921 in Ellis County, Oklahoma (prob). He was buried in Gage, Ellis, Oklahoma - Gage mem..110
              ii.       Simeon Griffith 49,100 was born in 1863/64 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He was also known as Simmson.
              iii.       Eliza Ellen Griffith 49,100 was born in 1865/66 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              iv.       Orpha E. Griffith 49,100 was born in 1867/68 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
       11       v.       Rachael Euphenia Griffith.
              vi.       Hezekiah Griffith 49,101,106 was born in 1871/72 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              vii.       John W. Griffith 49 was born in 1874/75 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              viii.       Sopha Griffith 49 was born in 1878/79 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
              ix.       Edwin James Griffith 101,102 was born in Jun 1882 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Irwin Twp, Woodward, Oklahoma. He was also known as Edward.

24. Calvin Brandenburg 52,53,56,111-113 was born on 22 Mar 1834 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Union Twp, Cumberland, Illinois. He died on 18 Jul 1907 in Illinois. He has Ancestral File Number 8JV2-SG. Calvin Brandenburg and Martha Cooper were married on 31 Jan 1854 in Coles County, Illinois.

25. Martha Cooper 52,53,56,111,112 was born on 25 Apr 1835 in Randolph County, North Carolina. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She died on 8 Feb 1896 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-03. Calvin Brandenburg and Martha Cooper had the following children:

       12       i.       William Ford Brandenburg.
              ii.       Sarah Elizabeth Brandenburg 52,53,56 was born on 15 Mar 1857 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-2F.
              iii.       Laura Ann Brandenburg 53,56,112 was born on 19 Mar 1859 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-2F.
              iv.       John Henry Brandenburg 53,56,112,114-116 was born on 5 Jul 1862 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Union Twp, Cumberland, Illinois. He has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-5X. He was also known as Brandenbury.
              v.       Lydia Ellen Brandenburg 53,56,112 was born on 11 Sep 1864 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-64.
              vi.       Wylie Franklin Brandenburg 53,56 was born on 20 Jul 1867 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-79.
              vii.       James Jeremiah Brandenburg 56,112 was born on 19 Apr 1871 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-8G.
              viii.       Jesse Stanton Brandenburg 56,112 was born on 19 Sep 1874 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-9M.
              ix.       Nancy May Brandenburg 112 was born on 12 Apr 1880 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She has Ancestral File Number 8JVQ-BS.

26. Larkin Cooper 53,56,61,117-121 was born between 1815 and 1825 in North Carolina. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He died on 14 Sep 1878 in Coles County, Illinois. He has Ancestral File Number 8JXB-MW. Larkin Cooper and Mary Helen Cottingham were married on 21 Apr 1854 in Coles County, Illinois.

27. Mary Helen Cottingham 56,61,118,122,123 was born in 1829/30 in Indiana. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She died on 27 Nov 1863 in Coles County, Illinois. She has Ancestral File Number 8JXB-N3. Larkin Cooper and Mary Helen Cottingham had the following children:

              i.       Louisa Adeline Cooper 53,61,121 was born on 22 May 1855 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
       13       ii.       Emma Floretta Cooper.
              iii.       Susan Cooper 53,56 was born on 1 Nov 1861 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She has Ancestral File Number 30H2-RV.

28. Sanford S. Rogers 74,75,124-126 was born on 26 Feb 1825 in Ohio.127 He appeared in the census in 1850 in Genoa Twp, Delaware, Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He died on 23 Oct 1896 in Coles County, Illinois. Sanford S. Rogers and Mary Ann Bennett were married on 26 Sep 1848 in Delaware County, Ohio.

29. Mary Ann Bennett 74,75,124-126,128,129 was born in Sep 1830 in Ohio. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Genoa Twp, Delaware, Ohio. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She died on 13 Dec 1918 in Coles County, Illinois.127 Sanford S. Rogers and Mary Ann Bennett had the following children:

              i.       Isaac R Rogers 74,126,130-133 was born in Mar 1849 in Delaware County, Ohio (prob). He appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              ii.       Francina Anna Rogers 74,126 was born in 1851/52 in Delaware County, Ohio. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              iii.       Hulda Rogers 74,126,134-140 was born in Dec 1854 in Delaware County, Ohio. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Charleston, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Charleston, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Charleston, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Charleston, Coles, Illinois. She was also known as Huldah.
              iv.       Hiram Rogers 74,126,141-144 was born in 1856/57 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              v.       Rhoda Rogers was born in 1858/59 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She died before 1870 in Coles County, Illinois (prob).
              vi.       Alvin Rogers 74 was born in 1861/62 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              vii.       Matilda Rogers 74,75,114,116,145 was born in 1863/64 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Union, Cumberland, Illinois.
              viii.       Hannah Rogers 74 was born in 1866/67 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              ix.       Homer Jackson Rogers 26,75,146,147 was born in 1866/67 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
       14       x.       Charles Clark Rogers.
              xi.       William Henry Rogers 75,128,129 was born in Sep 1870 in Coles County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.

30. Allen Franklin Bensley 26,80,81,148 was born on 21 May 1836 in Delaware County, Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Ashmore Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He died on 18 Jun 1906 in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois. He was buried in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois - Hurricane Church Cem. Allen Franklin Bensley and Adaline M. Higinbotham were married on 18 Aug 1859 in Clark County, Illinois.

31. Adaline M. Higinbotham 26,80,81,148 was born in Oct 1833 in Tyler County, VA (Now WV). She appeared in the census in 1870 in Ashmore Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She died on 2 Jan 1903 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She was buried in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois - Hurricane Church Cem. Allen Franklin Bensley and Adaline M. Higinbotham had the following children:

              i.       William Nelson Bensley 80,81,148 was born on 24 Sep 1860 in Ashmore Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Ashmore Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He died on 29 Mar 1923 in Charleston, Coles, Illinois. He was buried in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois - Hurricane Church Cem.
              ii.       Druscilla Jane Bensley 80,148 was born in 1861/62 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Ashmore Twp, Coles, Illinois. She died between 1894 and 1898.
              iii.       Allen Franklin Bensley 80,81,148 was born on 3 Sep 1862 in Clark County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Ashmore Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He died on 26 Apr 1936 in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois. He was buried in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois - Dodge Grove Cem.
       15       iv.       Dora Almeda Medora Bensley.
              v.       Apphia Mae Bensley 81,148 was born on 13 Sep 1870 in Coles County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She died on 13 Apr 1943 in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois. She was buried in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois - Hurricane Church Cem. She was also known as Effie.



Sixth Generation

44. Hezekiah Griffith 97,99,149-152 was born between 1800 and 1804 in Kentucky. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He died on 23 Dec 1877 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He was buried in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois - Medsker Cem. Hezekiah Griffith and Rachel Maddox were married on 9 Apr 1824 in Lewis County, Kentucky.

45. Rachel Maddox 97,99,149,150,153 was born on 22 Jan 1806 in Kentucky. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. She died on 27 Apr 1868 in Clark County, Illinois. She was buried in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois - Medsker Cem. Hezekiah Griffith and Rachel Maddox had the following children:

              i.       Charles Griffith 97 was born in 1832/33 in Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois.
              ii.       Adaline Griffith 97,154,155 was born in 1834/35 in Ohio. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois.
       22       iii.       James Nelson Griffith.
              iv.       David Griffith 97 was born in 1840/41 in Ohio or Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Melrose Twp, Clark, Illinois.

46. David Chancellor 103,156 was born on 15 Apr 1818 in Kentucky. He died on 17 Mar 1848 in Clark County, Illinois. He was buried in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois - Martinsville City Cem. David Chancellor and Eleanor K. Auld were married on 11 Sep 1841 in Clark County, Illinois.

47. Eleanor K. Auld 103-105,156-159 was born between 1818 and 1822 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died on 3 Nov 1903 in Clark County, Illinois.127 She was also known as Ellen. David Chancellor and Eleanor K. Auld had the following children:

              i.       Polly Ann Chancellor 103-105,157-160 was born on 14 Jun 1842 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois.
       23       ii.       Mary E. Chancellor.
              iii.       Rebecca Eleanora Chancellor 103-105,161,162 was born on 25 Feb 1847 in Clark County, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Martinsville Twp, Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Orange Twp., Clark, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Casey, Clark, Illinois. She died on 15 Jan 1915.127 She was also known as Elisabeth.
              iv.       David F Chancellor 103 was born in 1848 in Clark County, Illinois. He died in 1848 in Clark County, Illinois.

54. George F Cottingham 24,122,123,163 was born on 20 Jul 1799 in Kentucky. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. He died on 2 May 1862 in Coles County, Illinois. He was buried in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois - Brandenburg Cem. George F Cottingham and Susannah Grosshart were married on 6 Mar 1828 in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

55. Susannah Grosshart 24,122,123,163,164 was born on 13 Jan 1801 in Pennsylvania. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She died between 1870 and 1880. George F Cottingham and Susannah Grosshart had the following children:

       27       i.       Mary Helen Cottingham.
              ii.       John E. Cottingham 122,123 was born in 1831/32 in Indiana. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              iii.       Margaret Catherine Cottingham 122,123,163-166 was born on 8 Sep 1834 in Indiana. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Sherman, Cass, Missouri. She died on 5 Aug 1903 in Cass County, Missouri (prob). She was buried in Creighton, Cass, Missouri - Parker-Gregg Cem.
              iv.       Maria Nancy Cottingham 122,123,163 was born in 1835/36 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              v.       George Benton Cottingham 122,123,163 was born in 1839/40 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              vi.       Elizabeth L. Cottingham 122,123,163 was born in 1840/41 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.
              vii.       Amanda Perlina Cottingham 122,123,163 was born in 1842/43 in Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp, Coles, Illinois. She appeared in the census in 1860 in Hutton Twp, Coles, Illinois.

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2. California Death Index.
RootsWeb has the data base on-line. Date is from the California Department of Health Services Office of Health Information and Research vital Statistics Section. DOWNEY, DONALD LEROY; b. 01/18/1938 in ILLINOIS, d. 09/25/1978 in Stanislaus County.

3. Obituaries, Donald LeRoy Downey, d. 25 Sep 1978. Modesto Bee, 28 Sep 1978, p. E-8
See the note for Donald for the complete text.

4. Social Security Death Index
There are several of them on-line. I like the one at RootsWeb the best. Burdell Downey, 11 Nov 1910 - Jan 1985; LR Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming.

5. Obituaries, Dorotha Brandenburg, d. March 31 2003. On-line via the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
See the note for Dorotha for the text.

6. United States Census - 1920, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll T625_302; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 710.

7. Social Security Death Index
There are several of them on-line. I like the one at RootsWeb the best. Dorotha D. Downey, 26 Jun 1910 - 31 Mar 2002; LR Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming.

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See the note with Calvin for full text.

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13. United States Census - 1900, Orange, Clark, Illinois; Roll T623_242; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 13.

14. Find a Grave.com. Charles T. Downey
Birth: 1885
Death: 1971

Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Marie V. Sep 07, 2007
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See the note for Madylene for complete text.

16. Find a Grave.com. Cecil Ann Downey
Birth: 1891
Death: 1952

Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Marie V. Sep 07, 2007
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17. United States Census - 1900, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; Roll T623_242; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 11.

18. Find a Grave.com. Darrell Downey
Birth: Mar. 22, 1913
Death: Dec. 15, 1989

Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Marie V. Sep 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial # 21409903.

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20. Find a Grave.com. Vergie Imogene Downey
Birth: Feb. 1, 1916
Death: Jul. 17, 1920
Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Marie V. Sep 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial # 21409875.

21. United States Census - 1910, Union, Cumberland, Illinois; Roll T624_284; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 260.

22. United States Census - 1900, Parker, Clark, Illinois; Roll T623_242; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 14.

23. Obituaries, Opal Brandenburg, d. 24 Jun 2004. Loveland Reporter Herald
Tuesday June 29, 2004 page B-3
Via Ancestry.com Larimer Co. Query Board
See the note with Opal for complete text.

24. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 1997, data as of February 1997), Patron Forms.

25. Social Security Death Index
There are several of them on-line. I like the one at RootsWeb the best. LILLIE BRANDENBURG, 20 Oct 1891 - Dec 1982; LR 62420 (Casey, Clark, Ill).

26. United States Census - 1900, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll T623_244; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 26.

27. Scott Higinbotham
Long, detailed posts to the Roots Web Bensley mailing list.

28. Obituaries, Clorean Brandenburg, d. 21 May 2008. On-line obit from http://www.robdailynews.com
See note for Clorean for complete text.

29. Social Security Death Index
There are several of them on-line. I like the one at RootsWeb the best. Ina Cox, 29 Oct 1919 - 18 Feb 2003; LR 62420 (Casey, Clark, IL).

30. Ibid., Ellen M Curley, 16 Mar 1923 - 19 Apr 2006; LR 62420 (Casey, Clark, IL).

31. Ibid., Denzil Brandenburg, 15 May 1931 - Jul 1969; LR not specified, SSN issued Illinois.

32. Ibid., Clarice J. Antrican, 13 Jun 1934 - 09 Mar 2001; LR 37716 (Clinton, Anderson, TN).

33. Illinois Marriages. Downey, John C D to Slown, Maey E; 1877-11-09, bk F p. 278, Clark Co.

34. United States Census - 1880, Orange, Clark, Illinois; p 160D on the LDS.

35. Find a Grave.com. Clark D. Downey
Birth: 1849
Death: 1919

Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Marie V. Sep 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial # 21409859.

36. Illinois Statewide Death Index. DOWNEY, JOHN CLARK; Male/White; age UNK; cert 0039267; d 1919-12-01 in CASEY, CLARK.

37. United States Census - 1850, Melrose, Clark, Illinois; Roll M432_100; Page: 248A; Image: 254.

38. United States Census - 1860, Orange, Clark, Illinois; Roll M653_162; Page: 282; Image: 282; Family History Library Film: 803162.

39. United States Census, 1870. Orange, Clark, Illinois; Roll M593_195; Page: 428B; Image: 322; Family History Library Film: 545694.

40. Find a Grave.com. Mary E. Downey
Birth: 1857
Death: 1921
Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Marie V. Sep 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial # 21409857.

41. Illinois Statewide Death Index. DOWNEY, MARY E; Female/White; age UNK; Cert 0009875; d. 1921-03-23 in CLARK Co, CASEY town.

42. United States Census - 1910, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; Roll T624_235; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 912.

43. Illinois Marriages. Simmons, Charles S to Griffith, Eufane on 1890-02-02; bk G, p 535, Clark Co.

44. United States Census - 1920, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; Roll T625_302; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 912.

45. United States Census - 1930, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; Roll 409; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 409.0.

46. United States Census - 1880, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; p. 129A on the LDS.

47. Illinois Statewide Death Index. Simmons, Charles Solman [Solomon?], race/sex "N/S" [Male, Single?], Cert 175, 1939-10-07, Clark Co.

48. United States Census, 1870. Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; Roll M593_195; Page: 406B; Image: 278; Family History Library Film: 545694.

49. United States Census - 1880, Casey, Clark, Illinois; p 40D on the LDS.

50. Illinois Statewide Death Index. Simmons, Rachel Euphama; Female/White, age 64, d. 1935-01-20 in Martinsville, Clark Co. Cert 325.

51. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), 1301518. Coles County, Illinois, births, marriages, deaths, 1831-1929; indexes, 1878-1929 Coles County (Illinois). County Clerk.

52. United States Census - 1860, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll M653_171; Page: 291; Image: 294; Family History Library Film: 803171.

53. United States Census, 1870. Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll M593_197; Page: 147A; Image: 299; Family History Library Film: 545696.
54. United States Census - 1880, Union, Cumberland, Illinois; p 603A.

55. Illinois Statewide Death Index. Brandenburg, William Ford, cert 120022; d 1932-02-25 in Clark Casey.

56. Ancestral File.

57. United States Census - 1910, Parker, Clark, Illinois; Roll T624_235; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 1016.

58. United States Census - 1920, Parker, Clark, Illinois; Roll T625_302; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 991.

59. United States Census - 1930, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll 409; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 232.0.

60. Illinois Statewide Death Index. Brandenburg, Emma F, cert 120008; d 1929-01-12 in Clark Casey.

61. United States Census - 1860, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll M653_171; Page: 318; Image: 321; Family History Library Film: 803171.

62. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 30955_164614.

63. United States Census - 1910, Parker, Clark, Illinois; Roll T624_235; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 1012.

64. United States Census - 1930, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll 409; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 216.0.

65. United States Census - 1920, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll T625_302; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 764.

66. United States Census - 1900, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll T623_242; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 4.

67. United States Census - 1930, Parker, Clark, Illinois; Roll 409; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 458.0.

68. United States Census - 1920, Parker, Clark, Illinois; Roll T625_302; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 990.

69. Social Security Death Index
There are several of them on-line. I like the one at RootsWeb the best. Ethel Watters, 04 May 1888 - Oct 1974; LR 62420 (Casey, Clark, IL).

70. United States Census - 1920, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll T625_302; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 748.

71. Social Security Death Index
There are several of them on-line. I like the one at RootsWeb the best. Alva Turner, 11 Jan 1895 - Jan 1980; LR 62420 (Casey, Clark, Il).

72. Ibid., Martha Rogers 27 Mar 1899 Dec 1966; LR 62420 (Casey, Clark, IL).

73. Illinois Marriages. Rogers, Charles C to Bensley, Dora C on 9 Dec 1888; vol 1, p. 224, Coles Co.

74. United States Census, 1870. Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll M593_197; Page: 155A; Image: 315; Family History Library Film: 545696.

75. United States Census - 1880, Hutton, Coles, Illinois, p 130B.

76. United States Census - 1910, Casey Ward 2, Clark, Illinois; Roll T624_235; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 695.

77. United States Census - 1920, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll T625_302; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 706.

78. United States Census - 1930, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll 409; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 208.0.

79. Illinois Statewide Death Index. Rogers, Dora; age Unk; Cert 25088, d. 1945-07-19 in Clark, Casey.

80. United States Census, 1870. Ashmore, Coles, Illinois; Roll M593_197; Page: 10A; Image: 23; Family History Library Film: 545696.

81. United States Census - 1880, Hutton, Coles, Illinois, p. 133D.

82. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), Marriage - Patron forms.

83. United States Census - 1880, Orange, Clark, Illinois; p. 160D on the LDS.

84. Find a Grave.com. Andrew Downey
Birth: 1819
Death: Oct. 10, 1880
61 years, 8 months, 22 days
Island Grove Cemetery, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Cindy McCachern
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial # 45447281.

85. Ibid., Mary A. (Young) Downey

Birth: 1827
Death: Jan. 5, 1889
61 years, 10 months, 11 days
Island Grove Cemetery, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Cindy McCachern
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial # 45447282.

86. Illinois Marriages. Downey, Robert to Bennett, Sarah on 1869-04-15; Bk E, p. 423; Clark Co.

87. Ibid., Hardway, Joseph A to Downey, Sarah J on 1876-04-07; bk. F , p. 201, Clark Co.

88. Find a Grave.com. Sarah J. Hardway
Birth: 1853
Death: Dec. 14, 1879
26 years, 3 days
Island Grove Cemetery, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Cindy McCachern
Record added: Dec 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial # 45115185.

89. Illinois Marriages. Roberts, Walter L to Downey, Asenath A, on 1878-08-19; Bk F, pg 326, Clark Co.

90. Find a Grave.com. William H. P. Downey
Birth: 1858
Death: Sep. 12, 1882
23 years, 10 months, 7 days
Island Grove Cemetery, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Cindy McCachern
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial # 45447286.

91. United States Census - 1860, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; Roll M653_162; Page: 108; Image: 108; Family History Library Film: 803162.

92. United States Census - 1850, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; Roll M432_100; Page: 254A; Image: 266.

93. Illinois Marriages. Simmons, Anderson to Morgan, Sarah on 1865-10-22; Bk E, pg 220 Clark Co.

94. Find a Grave.com. Sarah Simmons
Birth: unknown
Death: Sep. 3, 1875
Wife of Anderson; 47 years, 6 months
Rupp Cemetery, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Cindy McCachern
Record added: Jan 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial # 46304765.

95. Illinois Marriages. Simmons, Anderson to Morgan, Sarah; 1865-10-22, Bk. E, p. 220, Clark Co.

96. Ibid., Griffith, James to Chancellor, Mary E; 1861-02-03; Bk 2, P. 42, Clark Co.

97. United States Census - 1850, Melrose, Clark, Illinois; Roll M432_100; Page: 250A; Image: 258.

98. Find a Grave.com. James M Griffith
Birth: Feb. 1, 1838
Death: Dec. 21, 1881
Age 43y 10m 20d
Baird Cemetery, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois

Created by: Debbie J
Record added: Nov 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial # 44429470.

99. United States Census - 1860, Melrose, Clark, Illinois; Roll M653_162; Page: 53; Image: 53; Family History Library Film: 803162.

100. United States Census, 1870. Orange, Clark, Illinois; Roll M593_195; Page: 423A; Image: 311; Family History Library Film: 545694.

101. United States Census - 1900, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll T623_242; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 3.

102. United States Census - 1910, Irwin, Woodward, Oklahoma; Roll T624_1276; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 283; Image: 774.

103. Joes Myers, 3rd great grandson of David Chancellor, who graciously shared his research with the world via the Spencer County, Indiana county history site,
http://www.countyhistory.com/spencer/ourstories/chancellor.pdf.

104. United States Census - 1850, Martinsville, Clark, Illinois; Roll M432_100; Page: 264B; Image: 287.

105. United States Census - 1860, Orange, Clark, Illinois; Roll M653_162; Page: 287; Image: 287; Family History Library Film: 803162.

106. United States Census - 1910, Rock, Ellis, Oklahoma; Roll T624_1251; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 155; Image: 349.

107. Illinois Marriages. Griffith, David F to Weir, Lydia C on 1886-03-18; Bk G, p 296, Clark Co.

108. Ibid., Griffith, David F to Ray, Roxie on 1890-07-04; Bk G, p 557, Clark Co.

109. United States Census - 1920, Austin, Ellis, Oklahoma; Roll T625_1463; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 45; Image: 40.

110. US Gen Web. Oklahoma Genealogy Database
http://www.okgenweb.org/~okahgp/index2.htm

Griffith, David Floyd
b. 02 FEB 1862
d. 27 APR 1921 Gage Memorial, Gage, Ellis, Oklahoma.

111. Illinois Marriages. Brandenburg, Calvin to Cooper, Martha on 1854-01-31; Bk. B, p. 65, Coles Co.

112. United States Census - 1880, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; p 126B.

113. United States Census - 1900, Union, Cumberland, Illinois; Roll T623_296; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 58.

114. Illinois Marriages. Brandenburg, John H to Rodgers, Matilda A on 1884-07-13, Bk J, p 133, Coles Co.

115. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), M396287, Extracted marriage record. John H. Brandenbury
Birth: Illinois
Father: Calvin Brandenbury
Mother: Martha Cooper
Spouse: Matilda H. Rodgers
Marriage: 13 JUL 1884 Coles Co., Illinois.

116. United States Census - 1910, Union, Cumberland, Illinois; Roll T624_284; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 265.

117. Illinois Marriages. Cooper, Larkin to Johnson, Delinda on 1844-11-18; Bk ?, P ?,; Coles Co.

118. Ibid., Cooper, Larkin to Cottingham, Mary H on 1854-04-21; Bk B, P 71; Coles Co.

119. Ibid., Cooper, Larkin to Stallings, Nancy Ann on 1864-03-21; Bk C, P 109; Coles Co.

120. United States Census - 1850, Salisbury, Coles, Illinois; Roll M432_101; Page: 65A; Image: 136.

121. Roots Web World Connect, Data of Matthew Ervin.

122. United States Census - 1850, Salisbury, Coles, Illinois; Roll M432_101; Page: 65A; Image: 136.

123. Roots Web World Connect, Carolyn Hackett Dowd.

124. United States Census - 1850, Genoa, Delaware, Ohio; Roll M432_675; Page: 117A; Image: 54.

125. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), 0391395, Marriage records, 1835-1951 Ohio. Probate Court (Delaware County).

126. United States Census - 1860, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll M653_171; Page: 327; Image: 330; Family History Library Film: 803171.

127. PRF.

128. United States Census - 1900, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll T623_244; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 26.

129. United States Census - 1910, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll T624_236; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 54; Image: 856.

130. Illinois Marriages. Rodgers, Isaac to Calaway, Amey on 1871-11-06; Bk F, p 71, Coles Co.

131. United States Census - 1880, Hutton, Coles, Illinois, P. 130B.

132. United States Census - 1900, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll T623_244; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 26.

133. United States Census - 1910, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll T624_236; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 54; Image: 859.

134. United States Census - 1880, Charleston, Coles, Illinois, p 24A.

135. Illinois Marriages. Martin, Elias J to Rodgers, Huldah on 1876-06-12; Bk G, p. 258, Coles Co.

136. United States Census - 1910, Charleston Ward 2, Coles, Illinois; Roll T624_236; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 46; Image: 619.

137. United States Census - 1900, Charleston, Coles, Illinois; Roll T623_244; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 22.

138. Illinois Marriages. Mccormack, Hermund to Rogers, Hulda on 1871-08-04; Bk F, p. 70, Coles Co.

139. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), Batch M533823, extracted marriages. Hermind McCormacj to Hulda Rogers, 04 Aug 1871, Coles Co.

140. United States Census - 1920, Charleston Ward 4, Coles, Illinois; Roll T625_303; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 58; Image: 1085.

141. United States Census - 1880, Hutton, Coles, Illinois, P. 132B.

142. United States Census - 1900, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll T623_244; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 26.

143. United States Census - 1910, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll T624_236; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 54; Image: 857.

144. United States Census - 1920, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll T625_304; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 67; Image: 111.

145. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), Batch M396287. Matilda H. Rodgers
Father: Samuel Rodgers
Mother: Mary A. Bennett
Spouse: John H. Brandenbury
Marriage: 13 Jul 1884 , Coles, Illinois.

146. Illinois Marriages. Rodgers, Jackson to Tippy, Lula M on 1889-06-23; Book 2, p. 6, Coles Co.

147. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), M396973. Jackson Rodgers
Father: S. S. Rodgers
Spouse: Lula M. Tippy
Marriage: 23 Jun 1889, Coles, Illinois.

148. Scott Higinbotham. Post, "Adaline M. Higinbotham and Allen Franklin Bensley:, Tue, 11 Feb 2003.

149. Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850. Griffith, Hezekiah to Maddox, Rachel; 9 Apr 1824, Lewis Co.

150. PRF, Death and Burial.

151. Illinois Marriages. Griffith, Hezekiah to Chambers, Mary Ann on 1868-12-06; Bk E, p 402, Clark Co.

152. United States Census, 1870. Melrose, Clark, Illinois; Roll M593_195; Page: 420B; Image: 306; Family History Library Film: 545694.

153. Find a Grave.com. Rachel Griffith
Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 27, 1868
Inscription: Wife of H. Griffith. Age: 62y, 3 m, 5d.
Medsker Cemetery, Clark County, Illinois, USA

Created by: Ron Cornwell
Record added: Dec 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial # 32251905.

154. United States Census, 1870. Anderson, Clark, Illinois; Roll M593_195; Page: 275A; Image: 13; Family History Library Film: 545694.

155. Illinois Marriages. Higgines [Higgins], Albert to Griffith, Adline on 1854-12-03; Bk 2, P 238; Clark Co.

156. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), M533971, Extracted marriage record.

157. United States Census - 1880, Casey, Clark, Illinois, p. 42C.

158. United States Census, 1870. Orange, Clark, Illinois; Roll M593_195; Page: 422A; Image: 309; Family History Library Film: 545694.

159. United States Census - 1900, Casey, Clark, Illinois; Roll T623_242; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 3.

160. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), M533973, Extracted marriage record.

161. United States Census - 1880, Casey, Clark, Illinois, p. 42D.

162. Illinois Marriages. Gillilan, James G to Chancellor, Rebecca E on 1872-02-15; Bk E, p 561, Clark Co.

163. United States Census - 1860, Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll M653_171; Page: 314; Image: 317; Family History Library Film: 803171.

164. United States Census, 1870. Hutton, Coles, Illinois; Roll M593_197; Page: 147B; Image: 300; Family History Library Film: 545696.

165. United States Census - 1880, Sherman, Cass, Missouri; p. 201D.

166. Find a Grave.com. M C Tucker
Birth: Sep. 8, 1834
Death: Aug. 5, 1903
Parker-Gregg Cemetery, Creighton, Cass, Missouri

Created by: Tom Clatworthy
Record added: Feb 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial # 17990120.



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