Individual Notes

Note for:   Nancy WEIR,   ABT 1842 -          Index

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: Died young.

Individual Notes

Note for:   Martha Jane WEIR,   ABT 1845 - 1902         Index

Alias:   /Jane/

Burial:   
     Place:   Johnson Twp., Christian Co, IL


Individual Notes

Note for:   William L. DODD,   1 JUL 1818 - 2 FEB 1880         Index

Alias:   Uncle /Billy/

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: Called "Uncle Billy" by Illinois folks.

Individual Notes

Note for:   Susan A. WEIR,   ABT 1843 -          Index

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Miller Dodd's notes: Susie's second husband (BEAN) mistreated her and her oldest son John (by Jesse Dodd) shot Bean, buried him in a tile ditch and went back to work. Supposedly, the hired girl told the story much later.

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Note for:   Mary Jane WEIR,   BET 1839 AND 1847 - 19 MAY 1904         Index

Individual Note:
     Taylor County, IA burials:
Hunter, Mary J., stone is buried and can't read: WPA says 1841 - 19--: (ss John Hunter) -22

Newspaper abstracts: Hunter, Mary Weir, b 14 Jun 1847 Loami, Sangamon co, IL; died Gay Twp, heart failure; wed 1864 John Hunter, died 16 Jun 1900, 8 children; interred Platteville. BTR 19 May 1904 (2), BFP 19 May 1904

Individual Notes

Note for:   Sarah T. WEIR,   ABT 1855 -          Index

Alias:   /Sadie/

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Miller Dodd's notes, went to KS.

1880 Sangamon Co, IL census has a Sadie Weir (22) living with William P. Campbell and family.

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Note for:   James H. WEIR,   23 JAN 1864 - 18 MAR 1892         Index

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Miller Dodd's notes, everybody called him "Windy Jim," because he told such big tales.

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Note for:   Alice E. WEIR,   15 MAR 1867 - 25 FEB 1893         Index

Burial:   
     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cemetery

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes: Died young from tuberculosis.

Individual Notes

Note for:   Thomas BRINEGAR,   ABT 1852 -          Index

Individual Note:
     1910 census for Alexandria Twp, Thayer Co, NE
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BrinegarThomasheadm w 57KYKYKY farmer
Sarah C?wifef w52ILKyTN
Melvin A.sonm w 17NEKYIL
Earl W.sonm w 13NEKYIL
Merle C.sonm w13NEKYIL
WeirNancy B.m-in-lawf w76TNTNTN

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Note for:   Maybelle COONEY,    -          Index

Alias:   /Charlie/


Individual Notes

Note for:   James Madison JOY,   16 APR 1840 - 11 JUL 1926         Index

Burial:   
     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cem.

Individual Note:
     Came to IL from VA at a very early age. Mr. Joy was a Civil War vet who, according to the Portrait & Biographical Album of Sangamon County Illinois, 1891, served in Company I, 73d Ill Infantry and was captured at Chickamauga, September 20, 1863, and was a prisoner till the end of the war, in five different rebel prisons.
According to the Historical Encyclopedia of Morgan County, Illinois, 1906, Mr. Joy served over 18 months in various prisons, including Andersonville. Reports of his death reached home after the War, but a short time before the scheduled service, news reached that he was alive. He was furloughed at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, MO to home in Loami. After the war he taught school in country districts and clerked in a store, but after his marriage to Amanda Hall, bought a farm and worked it till 1881, after her death, when he moved to Waverly. There he was a carpenter and eventually undertaker. Mr. Joy was postmaster of Waverly, August 12, 1898, and was reappointed by President Roosevelt in 1903.
He was a prominent Republican, who was active in politics. He served on the Waverly School Board and two years on the city council.

Individual Notes

Note for:   Mary BUTLER,    -          Index

Alias:   /Molly/


Individual Notes

Note for:   Nancy HARRELSON,    -          Index

Individual Note:
     According to Lucy Dodd Miller's notes and According to Opal Dodd's notes: Nancy's mother's maiden name was Harrelson.

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Note for:   Jim DODD,    -          Index

Individual Note:
     According to Clay Jones, lived in Mexico, MO.