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Note for:   Paul COLBURN,   1761 - 27 JAN 1825         Index

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     According to the History of Sangamon County, Paul moved in 1809 to Grafton County, New Hampshire and moved in September, 1815 to Ohio. In March, 1821, they set out for Morgan County, Illinois," with his daughter Isabelle, William Colburn, wife and three children, the four orphaned children of Isaac Colburn and a Mr. Harris." They found an empty cabin on the south side of Lick Creek and stopped from "sheer weariness." Mr. Harris went on to Morgan County.
According to the Historical Encyclopedia, Paul and Mehitable had 11 children in Massachusetts before returning to New Hampshire.

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Note for:   Levi Otis COLBURN,   12 NOV 1835 - 1930         Index

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     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cemetery

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     According to Sulphur Spr. Cem. records, he was a Sgt. in Co. F, 51st Ill. Infantry during the Civil War.
According to the Historical Encyclopedia & History of Sangamon County, Pt. 2, Levi was a carpenter with Lewis Cotterman earning "$8 per month, his board and washing, later plying the same trade with William Hammond. He was a carpenter and clerk till 1875 when he worked at brother Ebeneezer's saw and grist mill.
On July 13, 1862, he enlisted in Chicago. He was wounded in the shoulder at Chickamauga, but left the hospital at Nashville and returned to fight many battles and was discharged June 24, 1865.
Later in years, had the affectionate nickname of "Uncle Ote."

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Note for:   Christina I. KENNEY,   17 MAR 1844 - 1918         Index

Burial:   
     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cemetery


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Note for:   Bertha O. COLBURN,   15 APR 1868 - 15 SEP 1955         Index

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     Historical Encyclopedia & History of Sangamon County, Pt. 2: Lives at home (1912).

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Note for:   Lawrence T. UNDERWOOD,   31 JUL 1849 - AFT 1902         Index

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     According to the "Early Settlers of Sangamon County," lived 2 miles west of Loami, IL.

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Note for:   Barton W. UNDERWOOD,   26 SEP 1842 -          Index

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     According to the "Early Settlers of Sangamon County," lived near Springfield, MO.

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Note for:   Jesse Thomas UNDERWOOD,   4 SEP 1847 -          Index

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     According to the "Early Settlers of Sangamon County," lived at Linden, Osage County, KS.

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Note for:   Lucy UNDERWOOD,   9 AUG 1853 -          Index

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     According to the "Early Settlers of Sangamon County," after her husband's death, she lived with her parents.

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Note for:   William HUFFMASTER,   9 DEC 1829 -          Index

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     According to the "Early Settlers of Sangamon County," lived at Owaneco, Christian County, IL.

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Note for:   Fielding M. NEAL,   29 OCT 1832 - 25 JAN 1902         Index

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     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cemetery

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     History of Sangamon County: Farmed on land adjoining his father's, eventually holding 240 acres in Chatham Twp.

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Note for:   Samuel M. NEAL,   1835 -          Index

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     History of Sangamon County: Enlisted in 1862 in Co. B, 11th Missouri Inf. for 3 years; was honorably discharged and lived near Springfield, MO.

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Note for:   William A. NEAL,   1839 - 1906         Index

Burial:   
     Date:   21 DEC 1906
     Place:   Sulphur Springs Cemetery

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     History of Sangamon County: Enlisted, 1861, in the 14th Illinois Inf, served till 1864 and settled in Chatham, IL.

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Note for:   Henry C. NEAL,   1841 -          Index

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     History of Sangamon County: Enlisted, August 9, 1861, in Co. B, 30th Ill. Inf. He was captured at the Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864, and died at Andersonville Prison one month later.