Searching for info re: my paternal, gg-grandparents, SOLOMON C. WAID and CATHERINE (TEEL) WAID, who moved to Precinct 4 in Schuyler County, ILL by 1840 Census. They resided during their remaining lives in MOUND and/or BARDOPLH area of McDONOUGH COUNTY.
SOLOMON died Dec. 27, 1874 in Bardolph, McDonough Co. and is buried in the Bardolph Cemetery. CATHERINE died Feb. 5, 1901 and is also buried in Bardolph Cemetery.
SOLOMON'S sister, CAROLINE (WADE) MARK founded the Caroline Mark Home for Elderly Women in Mt. Carroll, ILL.
Solomon was an Associate Member of Rushville, ILL Masonic Lodge in 1843. He and some of his wife's relatives were members of the Presbyterian Church in PA before moving to ILL. I presume they joined a Presbyterian or related church in ILL., but have no info.
Solomon & Catherine had the following children:
1. JOHN TEEL WAID, b. April, 1830 in PA; d. 10/9/1890 in Bardolph.
2. WILLIAM B. WAID, b. Abt. 1833 in PA, m. Georgianna WICKS, Aug. 18, 1863 in McDonough County.
3. KATHARINE (or "Catharine") T. WAID, b. Abt. 1836 in PA., m. JAMES WARDDRIP 8/17/1863 in MCDONOUGH COUNTY. (See entry for Rosanna, below)
4. NANCY A. WAID, b. Abt. 1837 in PA, m. HENRY J. FAULKNER, Oct. 1, 1859, McDonough County
5. ROSANNA WAID, b. Abt. 1840 in Ill., m. JOHANAN WARDRIP, Sept. 30, 1863 in MCDONOUGH COUNTY
6. SARAH E. WAID, b. Abt. 1842 in ILL., m. GEORGE CHAMBERS, Aug. 17, 1865 in MCDONOUGH COUNTY
7. FREDERICK T. WAID, b. Abt. 1844, m. SARAH ISABEL PARKER, Feb. 22, 1866, MCDONOUGH COUNTY.
8. RACHAEL JANE WAID, b. Abt. 1850 in ILL., m. WILLIAM C. FAULKNER, 7/28/1870 in MCDONOUGH COUNTY, Ill.
9. FRANCIS MARION WAID, b. Feb. 16, 1852 in RUSHVILLE, ILL., d. Jan. 29, 1926 in Iantha, MISSOURI
10. TREVANIAN THEODORE "VAN" WAID, b. Abt. 1854 in ILL., m. MARY ELIZABETH BAUGHMAN, March 9, 1881, MCDONOUGH COUNTY.
Would very much appreciate information, photos, obits, etc. re: any of these ancestors. Thank you. Brian Waid (Seattle, Wash.)
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