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had two living children in Maine, and moved to Sangamon county, Illinois, arriving in Auburn Nov. 17, 1840, where they had two living children. Of their four children

EMILY N., born Oct. 3, 1824, in Maine, married in Sangamon county, Oct. 12, 1843, to Jehu Harlan, who was born June 11, 1818, near Hopkinsville, Kentucky. They had four children, two of whom died under ten years. EDWARD T. died in 1873, aged twenty-four years. MARGARET H., born August 31, 1851, in Sangamon county, married August 16, 1870, to John H. C. Irwin, who was born in Ballinasloe, Connaught, Ireland, July 1, 1845, and is third son of the late Rev. Canon John Irwin, D. D., who after a long service as clergyman in the Anglican church, and the Protestant Episcopal church in America, died in Canada, Feb. 12, 1874. Mr. and Mrs. Irwin have two living children, GERTRUDE H. and GRACE MAYNARD, and reside in Springfield, Illinois. Mr. Irwin is city editor of the Illinois State Journal. Jehu Harlan died Nov. 23, 1851, and Mrs. Emily N. Harlan was married Nov. 13, 1853, to William M. Corzine, who was born March 14, 1834, in Marion county, North Carolina. They have one child, FRANKLIN W., and reside in Auburn, Sangamon county, Illinois.

MOSES G., born Feb. 3, 1826, in Hallowel, Maine, married in Sangamon county, Sept. 23, 1847, to Elizabeth F. Wheeler. They had five children. EUGENE W., born July 11, 1848. MARGARET C., born Sept. 1, 1850, married D. H. Tomlinson, and died March 15, 1875, at Butler, DeKalb county, Indiana. FLORA E., born Dec. 5, 1852, married Jerry Ballenger, and resides. in Auburn, Illinois. SUSAN E. M., born Jan. 14, 1855, married W. W. Lowry, of Carlinville, Illinois. They have one child, MINNIE, and reside in Auburn, Illinois. JAMES F. D., born April 6, 1857. Mrs. Wadsworth died May 4, 1857. Moses G. Wadsworth was married Nov. 16, 1862, to Mary E. Day. They had six children, two of whom died young. HARRIE E., CHARLES L., MARY F. and ADA C. reside with their parents in Auburn, Sangamon county, Illinois. M. G. Wadsworth was elected clerk of Auburn township at its organization, and

served four years, was township collector four years, has been secretary of Ark and Anchor Masonic Lodge, 354, five years, and is editor and proprietor of the Auburn Citizen, one of the best weekly newspapers in the State.

SARAH A., born Sept. 19, 1841, at Auburn, married March 26, 1861, to John N. Williams, who was born March 1, 1839, in Indiana. They have four children, REMIE A., SARAH A., MAUD B. and CHARLES N., and reside in Auburn, Illinois. Mr. Williams is a merchant in that place.

ABBIE ., resides with her parents in Auburn.

Daniel Wadsworth has been a member of the Masonic fraternity since 1821. He assisted in organizing the first Masonic Royal Arch Chapter in the State of Illinois, that of Springfield No. 1.

He

has been a member of the M. E. church since 1822, and was postmaster many years in Auburn. He is now-1876—in his seventy-eighth year.

WADDELL, JOSIAH, was born Sept. 26, 1804, in Ohio county, West Virginia. He was there married, Jan. 11, 1831, to Elizabeth Hall, of West Alexander, Washington county, Penn. She was a native of Virginia also. They moved to Sangamon county, Illinois, arriving March 1, 1835, in what is now Cotton Hill township. He spent twenty years in farming there. They have no children. They have since 1855, and now live in Springfield, Sangamon county, Illinois.

WAGGONER, GEORGE, was born in Pennsylvania, and when a young mar went to Licking county, Ohio. He was married at Newark to Judea Wertzbaugh, who was born in Canada. They had eight children in Ohio, and moved to Sangamon county, Illinois, arriving in October, 1822, in what is now Gardner township, south of Prairie creek, where three children were born.

JOHN born in Ohio, married in Sangamon county to Julia A. Clark, had eight children, and both died in Mason county, Illinois.

ELIZA, born in Ohio, married in Sangamon county to James Darrell, had eight children, and he died and she married Halsey Smith, who died and she married Freeman Marshall, and lives in Havanna, Illinois.

ALFRED, born in Ohio, married Jane Hinsley, have five children, and live at Petersburg, Illinois.

OZIAS, born in Ohio, married Rebecca J. Shepherd, had five children, and she died, and he married Hannah Leonard, had four children, two of whom died young. Ozias Waggoner lives in the southwest part of Springfield, Illinois.

JULIA A., born in Ohio, married in Sangamon county to John Carman, had nine children, and Mr. Carman died in March, 1866, in Christian county. His family live near Nokomis, Montgomery county, Illinois.

EFFIE, born Jan. 28, 1818, in Ohio, married in Sangamon county, to Thomas Sayre. See his name.

ELIZABETH, born in Ohio, married in Sangamon county to Martin S. Morris, have ten children, and live in Savannah, Missouri.

HARRIET married Zachariah Clarey, have eleven children, and live in Kansas.

SARAH married Stephen Ewbank, had eight children, and he died leaving his family near Girard, Illinois.

GEORGE C. married Louisa Fuller, and live near Cerro Gordo, Piatt county, Illinois.

Mrs. Judea Waggoner died Jan. 3, 1863 or '4, and George Waggoner died. Both buried at Petersburg, Illinois.

WALLACE, JAMES, was born in 1776, in Pendleton district, South Carolina, of Scotch Presbyterian parents. They being Whigs were driven from their home by the British and Tories previous to his advent in the world, and he was born in a camp. On arriving at the age of manhood he went to Nova Scotia, and was there married to Ann Doole. About 1816 he moved back to South Carolina. Having lived where all men were free, on his return to his native State, it appeared to him as though slavery was indeed “the sum of all villanies," and he determined to seek a land of freedom in which to bring up his family. He accordingly moved to Sangamon county, Illinois, arriving November 3, 1822, in what is now Auburn township, one mile south of the present town of Auburn. Of his five sons and six daughters, three only remained in Sangamon county, namely,

JOHN and WILLIAM, twins, were born June 17, 1808, in Nova Scotia, and

came, in 1822, with their father, to Sangamon county.

JOHN, was married August 5, 1830, in Sangamon county, to Eveline Rieger. They had ten children in Sangamon county. GEORGE W. married Charlotte Dilner, who died, and he married Sarah Arnet, and lives in Missouri. ELIZABETH A. married Jonathan S. Frazier, who died leaving a son, CHARLES E. Mrs. Frazier married Joseph H. Lockridge. See his name. MARY J. married Thomas Black. See his name. ELIZA married William Crane, and lives in Elco, Nevada. AMANDA married John N. Kenney. See his name. WILLIAM and JAMEŠ, twins. The former married Minerva Cox, and lives in Chatham, Illinois. The latter married Jennie Chapman, and lives near Auburn, Illinois-1874. MARGARET C. and DAVID F., twins. The former married C. Columbus Cannon, and lives in Auburn, Illinois. The latter married Mary Kessler, and lives near Auburn, Illinois. JOHN B. lives at Placerville, California-1874. John Wallace died Nov. 20, 1854, and Mrs. Eveline Wallace died August 20, 1876, both near Auburn, Illi

nois.

WILLIAM, was married in 1832 in Sangamon county to Amanda Rusk. They had four children in Springfield, namely: BENJAMIN F., married Mary Gregory. They have two children, GRACIE and STELLA, and live in Keokuk, Iowa. JOHN L., JANE E., and ADA ANN live with their father. Mrs. Amanda Wallace died in 1848, and William Wallace was married in 1849 to Mrs. Allender, who died in 1864. Mr. Wallace was married in 1865 to Mrs. Eliza J. Gard, a native of Clark county, Ohio. They reside in Springfield, Illinois.

MARY ANN married Benjamen Kessler. They brought up a family of several children, and reside in Auburn, Sangamon county, Illinois.

James Wallace moved in 1835 from Sangamon to Macon county, Illinois, taking three sons and five daughters with him. He died there about 1845.

WALLACE, JAMES, was born between 1780 and '85 in South Carolina. He was no relation to the other James Wallace from the same state. He was married there to Francis A. Benison. They moved to North Carolina, thence to

northern Indiana, and from there to Henry
county, Kentucky. In 1818 they moved
to Shawneetown, Illinois, and in the spring
of 1819 he moved to what became Sanga-
mon county, settling on Lick creek. They
brought nine children, namely,

JOHN, married Minerva Myers, and
died in 1843 or '44, leaving a widow and
four children near Decatur, Illinois.

WILLIAM married Elizabeth Miller.
He died in Arkansas, leaving a widow
and three children.

ROSE ANN married Randall Davis,
who died in 1867 or '68, leaving his family
in Macon county, Illinois.

ELIZABETH, born in South Caro-
lina, came with her father to Sangamon
county, was married in Macon county to
Edward Turpin. They have four chil-
dren, and live near Hopewell, Macon
county, Illinois.

SARAH died unmarried in Sangamon
county in 1831.

ISAAC and MELINDA, twins,
born August 22, 1815, in Indiana.

ISAAC was married April 13, 1837, in
Springfield, to Mrs. Eliza Hawker, whose
maiden name was Lindsay. They had
four living children, namely, SAMUEL,
married Frances Grissom, and lives in
Springfield, Illinois. HELEN married
F. M. Scott has four children and lives in
Mechanicsburg, Illinois. FRANCES
married Emery Mayfield, has one child,
and lives near Auburn, Illinois. ALICE
married Benjamin Kessler, Jun., and live
in Auburn, Illinois. Isaac Wallace and
wife reside in Springfield, Illinois.

MELINDA married in Macon county
to William Hanks, and both died there.

SAMUEL, born in Kentucky, is mar-
tied, and lives near Tower Hill, Shelby
county, Illinois.

James Wallace died in Sangamon coun-
ty in 1822, and in 1832 his widow, with
some of her children, moved to Macon
county, where she died.

WALLACE, WILLIAM S.,
was born August 10, 1802, in Lancaster
county, Pennsylvania, and graduated April
8, 1824, at Jefferson Medical College at
Philadelphia. Dr. Wallace came to Spring-
field, Illinois, in 1836, and at once engaged
in the practice of his profession. He was
married May 21, 1839, in Springfield, to
Frances J. Todd, who was born in 1817 in
Lexington, Kentucky. See sketch of the

Todd family. Dr. Wallace and wife had
six children in Springfield, namely-

ELIZABETH, died in infancy.

MARY 7. was married Nov. 15, 1865,
in her native city, to Colonel John P.
Baker, who was born July 24, 1838, at
Kaskaskia, Illinois. Colonel and Mrs.
Baker have five children, MARY, WAL-
LACE F., FRANCIS J., MABEL and
FLORENCE, and reside in Springfield,
Illinois. John P. Baker graduated in 1856,
at Shurtleff College, at Upper Alton, Illi-
nois. He read law three years with his
father, Hon. David J. Baker, and was ad-
mitted to the bar. In March, 1861, he was
appointed by President Lincoln, second
lieutenant, in the 1st United States dra-
goons, placed on duty in Washington City,
and was at the battle of Bull's Run, July
21, 1861. He served on staff duty at the
headquarters of the 6th Army Corps in
the Army of the Potomac, also on staff
duty as Inspector General of Savannah,
Georgia, in the early part of 1865. Lieu-
tenant Baker was promoted July 17, 1862,
to captain in the 1st United States Cavalry,
brevetted April 9, 1864, major in the regu-
lar army for gallantry and meritorious ser-
vice at Pleasant Hill, Louisiana; also, bre-
vetted lieutenant colonel for gallant and
meritoritous services during the war. After
the suppression of the rebellion he served
with his regiment at the headquarters of
General Sheridan in Louisiana, and in
1865 was ordered from there to the
Pacific coast, spending three years in
Nevada and Oregon, campaigning
against the Indians. Colonel Baker re-
turned to Springfield and resigned his
commission in July, 1868. He then be-
came one of the proprietors and associate
editor with his brother, E. L. Baker, of
the Illinois State Journal. He with-
drew from the Journal in 1872, and has
since held the office of United States
assistant assessor and United States
gauger for the Eighth district of Illinois.

WILLIAM F., FRANCES and
EDWARD D. live with their mother.
CHARLES E. died young.

Dr. William S. Wallace continued in
the practice of medicine a full quarter of a
century in Springfield, never making any
distinction between the rich and the poor
in his attentions. In 1861 he received
from the hands of his brother-in-law,
President Lincoln, the appointment of

Paymaster in the United States Army. He was on duty part of the time in Springfield, Illinois, then in the department of Missouri, and the remainder of the time at the front on the lower Mississippi river. By exposure and exhaustive service in the south he became debilitated and never regained his former vigor. After the suppression of the rebellion he was placed on the retired list and died May 23, 1867, in Springfield, Illinois. His widow, Mrs. Frances J. Wallace, resides in Springfield,

WALL, ISAAC, was born about 1790, near the line between Virginia and North Carolina. He was married in North Carolina to Nancy Duncan, and moved to Rockingham county, Tennessee, and from there to Sangamon county, Illinois, in what is now Auburn township, in 1830. They had four children—

ELIJAH married Margaret Jones, and died.

WILLIAM, born iu Tennessee, married Nancy Haines, in Sangamon county, joined the Mormons, moved to Salt Lake, became one of the twelve apostles, took more wives, and raised a large family.

He

JOHNSON C. married four times, and each wife died without children. enlisted in the 1st Ill. Cav. in 1861, was captured at Lexington, Missouri, was released, and in 1863 he enlisted at Springfield, in Vaughn's Battery, and died at Little Rock, Arkansas, April 5, 1864.

RICHARD C., born March 15, 1829, in Rockingham county, Tennessee, married Oct. 16, 1845, in Sangamon county, to Mary Jones. They have six children. SARAH married Green Dallas, has three children, and lives in Cotton Hill township. NANCY D., MELINDA A., EVELINE E., MARTHA A. and ANDREW C. live with their parents three and a half miles north of Pawnee, in Cotton Hill township, Sangamon county, Illinois.

Mrs. Nancy Wall died in 1833 or '34. Isaac Wall is married again, and lives in Missouri.

WALKER, DANIEL, was born about 1781, in Fauquer county, Virgiana, and was married about 1809, in Loudon county, in the same state, to Sarah Bail, a native of Chester county, Pennsylvania, and of a Quaker family. They had four children in Virginia, and

moved to Ohio, where four children were born, and moved to Sangamon county, Illinois, arriving in the spring of 1835, and settled on Horse creek, in what is now Pawnee township. Daniel Walker returned to Ohio on business and died there in the fall of 1835. Of their children, the eldest son—

HAMPTON married in Ohio and moved to Kentucky.

HIRAM, born April 10, 1811, in Loudon county, Virginia, came with the family to Sangamon county in 1835, and on the death of his father he assumed the care of the family and prosecuted the business of farming, part of the time in Christian county. He continued in that business until December, 1845, when he moved to Springfield, Illinois. He has for several years been engaged in the business of dealing in real estate.

HARRIET married James Elder. See his name.

LYDIA A. married Jesse H. Kent. See his name.

was

WALKER, SAMUEL, born Dec. 8, 1777, in Campbell county, Virginia. He was there married to Martha Hannah, who was born March, 1790, in the same county. They had three children in Virginia, and the family moved. to Rutherford county, Tennessee, in October, 1816, where four children were born, and moved to Sangamon county, Illinois, arriving October, 1828, in what is now Loami township, where they had two children. Of the nine children

WILLIAM, S., born Nov. 2, 1811, in Virginia, married in Loami, Dec. 4, 1831, to Clarissa Colburn. They had thirteen children, four died under three years. ACHSA J., born April 28, 1834, married April 1855, to N. G. Estes, have six children, and live in Loami, Ill. SAMUEL S., born April 22, 1836, enlisted August 6, 1862, in Co. F, 51st Ill. Inf. for three years, was wounded at the battle of Chickamauga, Sept. 19, 1863, recovered, served full term and was honorably discharged June 16, 1865. He was married May 1, 1870, to Catharine Conrad, and lives in Loami, Ill. WILLIAM H. H., born August 3, 1840, enlisted May 1, 1864, in Co. E, 133d Ill. Inf. for one hundred days, served full term and was honorably discharged. He was married Jan. 10, 1867, to Elizabeth Swink, have one child, SAMUEL S., and live one

and a half miles northwest of Loami, Illinois. ELI J., born Oct. 1, 1842, married Sarah Swink, have one child, and live one and a half miles northwest of Loami, Illinois. EUNICE M., born Jan. 22, 1845, married John G. Kelly, have three children, and live in Loami, Illinois. ELMINA F. and LUCY A. live with their parents. REBECCA A., born March 29, 1854, married Alfred Davis February 19, 1871, have one child, and live in Loami, Illinois. LEVI F. lives with his parents at Loami, Sangamon county, Illinois.

JAMES R., born August 13, 1813, died at eleven years.

THOMAS 7., born in Virginia June 2, 1816, married Elizabeth Denton, have six children, and live in Cedar county, Missouri.

GEORGE J., born July 29, 1819, in Tennessee, married in Sangamon county, Oct. 22, 1843, to Elizabeth Back, who was born Dec. 25, 1827, in Garrard county, Kentucky. They had eight children, four of whom died in infancy. AMARINE, born Jan. 7, 1854, married Robert J. Collins, have one child, ALONZO D., and live at Loami, Illinois. GEORGE W., LUELLA and JOHN B. live with their parents in Loami, Sangamon county, Illinois.

SAMUEL C. died at twenty-one years of age.

BEVERLY W., born Feb. 8, 1825, in Tennessee, married in Sangamon county to Elizabeth Cooley, have five children, and live in Douglas county, Kansas.

THEOPHILUS, born in Tennessee, married in Sangamon county to Rhoda J. Withrow, and died.

REBECCA, born August 12, 1829, in Sangamon county, married William C. Smith. See his name.

HIRAM W., born April 3, 1832, in Sangamon county, married Martha E. Scott, have three children, MARY, LUCY A. and CHARLES F., and reside near McMurray Chapel, in Ball township, four miles southeast of Chatham, Sangamon county, Illinois.

Samuel Walker died August 31, 1834, and his widow died April, 1852, both in Sangamon county, Illinois.

WALTERS, LYDIA, (widow of James Walters), was born in December, 1783, near Salem, Rowan county, North Carolina. Her maiden name was Donner.

She was sister to George and Jacob Donner. Her parents moved to Jessaminel county, Kentucky, about 1811. She was there married to James Walters. They had nine children in Kentucky, and in 1829 the family moved to Decatur county, Indiana. James Walters died there in June, 1830. In 1839 Mrs. Walters moved her family to Sangamon county and settled in Auburn township. Of her children

NOBLE married in in Kentucky to Elizabeth Davis, moved to Sangamon county, and died in 1859.

GEORGE went to Texas and died

there.

MATILDA is a cripple and blind, and lives at the family homestead, in care of her brother, Pollard K.-1873.

POLLARD K. is unmarried, and lives at the family homestead in Auburn township, near the line of Macoupin county-1876. He lost a leg by a reaping machine many years ago.

JOHN went to California and died

there.

JAMES married Nancy Baldwin, and lives in Virden, Illinois.

WILLIAM T., born April 21, 1822, in Kentucky, was married Jan. 17, 1858, to Sarah Green. They have four living children, WILLIAM A., CHARLES H., LYDIA MAY and JOHN CARROLL, and live two and one-half miles southwest of Lowder, Sangamon county, Illinois-1874.

MARY ANN married James Clack, and lives in Virden, Illinois.

Mrs. Lydia Walters died July 1, 1871, in Auburn township, in the eighty-eighth year of her age.

WALTERS, GREEN B., was born Oct. 28, 1808, in Jefferson county, Kentucky, and was taken by his parents to Decatur county, Indiana, when he was about thirteen years of age. He came to Sangamon county, Illinois, on a visit, arriving Sept. 15, 1829, at the house of his uncle, George Donner, and remained fourteen months, shaking with the ague. He returned to Indiana and was married Dec. 25, 1833, to Elizabeth Griffiths. He came to Illinois, first stopping in Logan county, and then came to Sangamon county, in 1840, and had nine living children

MARTHA was drowned, aged twelve

years.

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