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Note for:   Jonathon JARRETT,   23 JUL 1778 - 28 APR 1834         Index

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     According to the "Early Settlers," he Brought two slaves with him from Virginia and they stayed on after their freedom. One was a tanner. According to the "Morris & Jarretts of West Virginia" (Beeler and Bishop, 1974), the Jarrett family moved west with the Thomas Baker and Achilles Morris families, arriving in Sangamon Co, IL in November, 1826. They settled 1 1/2 miles south of Loami

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Note for:   Mordecai JARRETT,   21 DEC 1803 - 5 FEB 1856         Index

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     According to Lucy Dodd, he was a soldier in the Blackhawk War.

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Note for:   Leah JARRETT,   27 FEB 1805 - 1871         Index

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Note for:   Davis JARRETT,   11 DEC 1806 - 1846         Index

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     According to Lucy Miller Dodd's notes: Enlisted under Achilles Morris (husband of sister Leah), but died near Carlinville in 1846, as the company started for Mexico.


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Note for:   Nancy JARRETT,   15 JAN 1808 -          Index

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     According to Lucy Miller Dodd's notes: Moved to Ray Co, MO, and died leaving 6 children.


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Note for:   Mary JARRETT,   11 SEP 1809 -          Index

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     According to Lucy Miller Dodd's notes: Moved to Ray Co, MO, and Peter died. She remarried to Chas. Shrewbury and had 3 children there.


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Note for:   Margaret JARRETT,   15 FEB 1810 -          Index

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     According to Lucy Miller Dodd's notes: Moved to Dallas Co, TX.

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Note for:   John Thomas UNDERWOOD,   ABT 1795 - 27 OCT 1866         Index

Name Note: Source:    Sarajane Zorn (mangoav@@aol.com). via email

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     According to the "Early Settlers of Sangamon County," went to Sumner County, TN when a young man and came to Sangamon County in November, 1829. He built the first horse mill in that part of the county and settlers came from 20-30 miles to grind mill with their own horses.

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Note for:   David WORKMAN,   1842 - 22 OCT 1862         Index

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     Cording to the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, David and Amelia moved to Overton, TN right after their marriage. David was pressed into the rebel army and was placed in command of a wagon train. Watching his opportunity, he cut four mules from a wagon, swam three of them across the Green River, and succeeded in reaching union lines. He visited his old home in Sangamon County and enlisted in Company B, 30th Ill Infantry, for three years, in August, 1862 and was killed at Jackson, TN.

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Note for:   Mary BILYEU,   1818 -          Index

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     According to the "Early Settlers," called Polly.

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Note for:   Abigail COLBURN,   29 APR 1818 - 30 APR 1900         Index

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     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cemetery

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     No stone found in 1983.

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Note for:   William COLBURN,   3 JUN 1793 - 10 JUN 1869         Index

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     According to the Historical Encyclopedia & History of Sangamon County, Pt. 2, he went to Ohio after marriage, suffering many hardships on the trip. It tells of William being elected "to the office of Constable. On being given his first papers to serve, he found the party in such poor circumstances that he refused to make the eviction, paid the bill out of his own pocket and resigned his position, deciding that his was too tender a heart to conscientiously fill the duties of his office."

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Note for:   Achsa PHELPS,   9 JUL 1795 - 31 JAN 1878         Index

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     Date:   31 JAN 1878
     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cemetery