CONLEY, FRANCIS M WILCOXEN, ZERILDA M FULTON 03/13/1856 00B/0310 00000075They had three children, one identified thus far:29
|28A||i.||Mary Charlotte (1863-1941)35|
WILCOXEN, WILLIAM C SPRAGUE, MARTHA FULTON 02/16/1871 00D/0174 00000043They had the following children:
|30A||i.||Lora V. (died age 9)29 (bef 1899-bef 1908)29|
|30B||ii.||Willard R. (1883-aft 1908)29|
A farmer of long residence and marked prominence in Fulton County is located in Section 17, Liverpool Twp. He was born in that section, Nov. 6, 1841, a son of Jesse B. and Priscilla (Stufflebeam) Willcoxen, and a grandson of Captain Elijah Willcoxen. On coming to Fulton County about 1831, he located on Sect. 17 and the tract of land which he then entered up has continued in the possession of his descendants ever since that period.31. Charlotte Temple WILCOXEN.1,29 As of 1908, she was a widow and a resident of Liverpool Township, Fulton Co., Illinois.29
Jesse B. Willcoxen first wedded Priscilla STUFFLEBEAM, a daughter of William Stufflebeam who settled in Fulton County at an early period. From this union resulted nine children, of whom the first born died in infancy. The others were:
Francis M. who died at age of six years
Zerilda, who married Frank CONLEY, a resident of Macomb, IL,
and died Oct 12, 1863, leaving three children.
Elijah C. who is engaged in farming in Liverpool Twp.
William C. subject of this sketch
Charlotte T. widow of B. L. HARRISON, resident of Liverpool Twp.
Jesse B., deceased, who was the husband of Margaret SHIELDS,
whose home is in Lewistown
Henry H., who also lives in that town
Joseph J. who lives on the old homestead
The mother of this family departed this life June 27, 1854, and the father subsequently married Margaret SMITH, by whom he had six children:
Sarah E. wife of Jasper N. WALKER, of Lewistown
James H. and Jacob S. who are jointly operating the homestead farm
Noah L. who carries on farming in Liverpool Twp.
Martha O., wife of Peter HAVERMILL, of Canton
Ida B. who makes her home with her mother in Joshua Twp.
Jesse B. Willcoxen died Oct. 17 1872, and was buried in the Salen Churchyard. He was a plain unassuming man, of upright character, and enjoyed the respect of all who knew him. Together with his father he helped to reclaim the lands from the wilderness, and also participated with his father in the Black Hawk War.
William C., the subject of this sketch, was reared on the farm and received his education in the district schools. He now owns and operates a farm of eighty acres and raises a good grade of stock.
On Feb. 16, 1871, Mr. Willcoxen was united in marriage with Martha A. SPRAGUE, a daughter of Lauren P. Sprague, who is a resident of Banner Twp., and one of the honored pioneers of the county, his advent into this region occurred at an early period.
The union of Mr. and Mrs. Willcoxen resulted in two children:
Lora V. who died at the age of nine years
Willard R., who was born Aug 23, 1883, and who married Bertha JORDAN, and is engaged in farming in Section 17, Liverpool Twp, his father having given him forty acres on which to begin life for himself.
He is a Democrat in politics, and is influential in its local councils, having filled the office of School Trustee for more than twenty years. He takes a lively interest in public affairs and is regarded as one of the most public-spirited members of the community.
HARRISON, BARTON L WILLCOXEN, CHARLOTTE TEMPLE FULTON 05/08/1862 00D/0011 00000105The following is from Dorothy Ford Wulfeck, M.A., Wilcoxson and Allied Families (Willcockson, Wilcoxen, Wilcox), 1958 [p.143]:1
904. CHARLOTTE T. WILCOXEN (Jesse B.5, Elijah4, Samuel3, John2, ) m. 8 May, 1862, Barton Lee Harrison, b. 15 July, 1832, Lewis Co., Ky., son of James and Sarah C. (Lee) Harrison. He had m. (1) 25 Nov., 1858, Mary M. Arnett and their only child died in infancy. He was School Director and held other civic offices. CHILDREN:They had the following children:
1948 Mary C. Harrison, b. 1863.
1949 Martha E. Harrison, b. 10 May, 1864.
1950 Robert E. L. Harrison, b. 28 Oct., 1865.
1951 Sarah E. Harrison, b. 24 Feb., 1867.
1952 James B. Harrison, b. 27 March, 1869.
1953 Jesse B. Harrison, b. 12 Sept., 1870; d. in infancy.
1954 Emma R. Harrison, b. 5 Feb., 1872.
1955 Owen C. Harrison, b. 14 March, 1874; d. age 3.
1956 Augusta P. Harrison, b. 14 March 1876.
1957 Tyra H. Harrison, b. 11 May, 1879.
|159||i.||Mary C. (1863-)|
|160||ii.||Martha E. (1864-)|
|161||iii.||Robert E. L. (1865-)|
|162||iv.||Sarah E. (1867-)|
|163||v.||James B. (1869-)|
|164||vi.||Jesse B. (Died as Infant) (1870-)|
|165||vii.||Emma R. (1872-)|
|166||viii.||Owen C. (Died as Child) (1874-~1877)|
|167||ix.||Augusta P. (1876-)|
|168||x.||Tyra H. (1879-)|
WILCOXEN, JESSE B SHIELDS, MARGARET A FULTON 03/09/1865 00D/0053 0000006633. Harvey H. WILCOXEN..1,29 He lived in Lewistown, Fulton Co., Illinois as of 1908.29 Alias/AKA: Henry H.29