John Alexander Ferdinand Coll


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH John Alexander Ferdinand Coll John A. F. Coll was born in Germany, October 28, 1820. He emigrated to America in the spring of 1844, but returned to Germany in the fall of the same year, where he was married to Emma Maria Bruckner, May 8, 1846. Mr. Coll and wife came […]

April 30, 2015

John Butler


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH Col. John Butler Col. John Butler was born in Greenbriar county, Virginia, July 26, 1802. He moved with his parents to Gallia county, Ohio, where on April 25, 1822, he was married to Mary Adney. She was born December 15, 1805, and was a daughter of John Adney, a native of […]

April 30, 2015

Henzie Darneille


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH Henzie Darneille Henzie Darneille was born in Bourbon county, Kentucky, April 16, 1824. He was a son of Henzie and Elizabeth (Congleton) Darneille, who were natives of Virginia and were of French and Irish descent. Henzie, the father of the subject of this sketch, was born July 8, 1789. He died […]

April 30, 2015

Thomas Carroll


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH Thomas Carroll Thomas Carroll was born in County Latram, Ireland, in 1832. He left Ireland in his younger days in company with his uncle John Fay and wife. After a voyage of fifty-two days on the water, they arrived at Quebec, Canada, where he remained with his uncle until 1842, when […]

April 30, 2015

Charles Chauncy Merrill


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH Charles Chauncy Merrill Charles C. Merrill was born in Orwell, Vermont, September 10, 1833. He was a son of Horace and Deborah (Paine) Merrill. His boyhood days were mostly spent in Chardon, Ohio, to which place his parents had removed in 1836. In the fall of 1853, he came to Greenbush, […]

April 30, 2015

Isaac Cunningham


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH Isaac Cunningham Isaac Cunningham was born in Kentucky, July 10, 1815. In his boyhood days he went to the state of Indiana, where in 1838, he was married to Miss Sarah James. He came to Greenbush, Illinois, in 1841, and moved to Fulton county, Illinois, in 1850; was in the mercantile […]

April 30, 2015

Bethuel Merris


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH BETHUEL MERRIS Bethuel Merris was born in the state of Ohio, July 9, 1826. He was a son of John B. and Eliza Merris, both natives of Ohio. He came to Scott county, Illinois, about, the year 1845. He was married at Naples, Illinois, to Mary Crawford, July 5, 1846. She […]

April 30, 2015

Peter Honts


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH PETER HONTS Peter Honts was born in Botetourt county, Virginia, September 24, 1815. He was a son of Henry and Catherine (Kaufman) Honts, who were natives of Pennsylvania. Mr. Honts worked with his brothers Daniel and Henry about four years in a paper-mill that was located about five miles from Fincastle, […]

April 30, 2015

Charles Killough


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH CHARLES HENRY KILLOUGH `It will be observed that the spelling of the name Kellough has been changed to Killough, the subject of this sketch having chosen to return to the original way. Charles Henry Killough was born in Cecil county, Maryland, March 16, 1834. He was a son of Richard and […]

April 30, 2015

Simon Sailer


Genealogy, History

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH SIMON SAILER Simon Sailer was born in Weisenberg, Germany, December 8, 1831. He left his native country, and after a voyage of fifty days on the water arrived at New York, April 20, 1853. He went to the state of Michigan, where he remained until the spring of 1854, when he […]

April 30, 2015