Biographical Directory

From "The History of JoDaviess County Illinois"

by  H.F. Kett & Co.,  1878

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Adelman, ANDREW, employee I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.

Adams H. Watchman on D. & D. R. R Bridge; Dunleith; born in N. H. March 2, 1825; resided in this Co. since 1851 except eight years spent in Dubuque IA; married Artimesha Davis, from Ky., in 1854; has been employed by Bridge Co. six years.

Adkins A. carpenter; Dunleith.
Allenan Henry, night watch for I. C. R. R. Co.; Dunleith.
Allinson, Wm. brakeman I.C.R.R.; Dunleith.
Alleway, Patrick, railroad laborer; Dunleith.
Apfeld, Chas.,harness maker; Dunleith.

Apfeld, Hugo  Harness Maker; Dunleith; born in Prussia Feb. 14, 1841; came to this country in 1852; enlisted in Co. D, 27th Regt. IA. V. 1. Aug. 16, 1862; mustered out Aug. 8, 1865; was engaged in capture of Little Rock, Ark., and eight other severe engagements, under A. J. Smith, 16th Army Corps; married Caroline Boller, of Guttenburg, lA., Sept. 16, 1866; have two children, Edward and Sophia; held office of City Treasurer 1872, Town Clerk two years.

Armstrong, Alexander  Molder; Dunleith; born in Galena Feb. 15 1846; came to Dunleith in 1856; married Margaret Shalfo, from Minn., in 1865; have one child, Charles; has been engaged with C.S.& S. Burt for the past ten years.

Armstrong, Jno.  day laborer; Dunleith.
Armstrong, Wm. H.  day laborer; Dunleith.
Ash, Frank day laborer; Dunleith.
Ashley, Samuel  lumberman; Dunleith.

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Bailey, Bouton   railroad hand; Dunleith.
Bean, Wm.  laborer; Dunleith.
Beaty John   laborer, Dunleith.
Beck, Gottleib  mechanical engineer in Burt's Factory; Dunleith.
Bergman, M. H. carpenter; Dunleith.
Beyer, A. laborer; Dunleith.
Bishop, J. farmer; Sec. 20; P. 0. Dunleith.
Black, Geo. railroad hand; Dunleith.
Brady, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Braustteter, J. S. freight conductor; Dunleith.
Breason, Peter   teamster; Dunleith.
Brula, Anthony   charge of tunnel at Dunleith.

Buckley, John. Baggage Agent IA. Div. I. C. R. R.; Dunleith; born in Susquehanna Co., Pa., July 4, 1832; came to this Co. in May, 1855; has been in the employ of the I. C. R. R. 23 years; crossed the new bridge on the first train from Dunleith to Dubuque and took charge of the Baggage Department of the Iowa Division; married Catherine McMannus, of Galena, July 5, 1857; have ten children: James H., John B., Annie C., Daniel, William L., Charles J., Martin H., Bertha K., Henry L., and one not yet named; lost two; held office of Alderman two years. Mayor three years, member School Board for the past eight years.

Burhyte, Chas. teamster; Dunleith.
Burhyte, Jacob   miner; Dunleith.
Burns, M. Watchman on ferry boat; Dunleith.

Burt, Charles S. Manufacturer of Shingle of Machines and Agricultural implements, , Third St., Dunleith; born in Grant Co., Wis., in 1838; came to Dunleith in May, 1856; married Mariana Blanchard, of Concord, N. H., in Sept 1861; have three children living: Angelo R., Frank A. and Claudine B.; lost one, Florence; held the office of Alderman several terms; holds the office of County Supervisor at this time.

Burt, Daniel R. Retired; P.O. Dunleith; born in Florida, Montgomery Co., N. Y., Feb. 29, 1804; moved to West in April, 1826; moved to Michigan in 1830; married Miss Ashley, of Clermont, N.H., in 1831; located in Grant Co., Wis., in 1835, where he purchased 3,000 acres of land; in 1841 he was elected to the Territorial Legislature of Wis. and served four years; settled in Dunleith in 1856, since, which time he, has been extensively engaged in the manufacture of agricultural implements, smut machines, etc., together with his farming; two children, Charles S. and Roccy M.; wife died Sept. 19, 1864 married present wife, Mrs. Mary J. Enor, Jan. 16, 1866; his son, Charles S., and brother, Silas, carry on the manufactory.

Burt, Silas    Manufacturer Shingle Machine and Farm Implements; Dunleith; born in Montgomery Co., N. Y.: came to Jo Daviess Co. in 1857; married Harriet Preston, of N.Y.; had two children, Charles S., Hattie M.; held office of Town Trustee 3 years, ; and School Director for 5 years.

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Calkins, Henry G.   conductor; Dunleith.
Campbell, Augustus   physician; Dunleith.

Caverly, H. P. Assistant Principal in High School; born in Strafford, N.H., May 10. 1839; married Lizzie M. Anderson of Hanover, Ill., Nov.21,1861; had six children: May L., Allin B., Cora E., Clarence C.; two died in infancy; came to this Co. in 1861: held office of Town Clerk, Hanover, 3 years; City Clerk, dunlieth, this term; enlisted in Co A, 15th Regt., I.V.I., Feb. 24, 1865; mustered out Sept. 16, 1865.

Chapman, Ed., watchman on bridge; Dunleith.

Chapman, J. B., Painter; Dunleith; born in England, Oct. 14, 1826; emigrated to Ill., in 1848; settled in Jo Daviess Co. in 1856; married Betsey Winsor, from England. 1848; had thirteen children; three are dead.

Children, A. G. machinist; Dunleith.
Children, Edwin, manufacturer; Dunleith.
Chouteaw, F. D. miner; Dunleith.
Clark, Warren, laborer; Dunleith.
Clark, Wm. J., fireman; Dunleith.

Clise, John D. Postmaster and Hotel keeper; Dunleith; born in Virginia 1833; came to Jo Daviess Co., 1836; settled in Dunleith in 1852; married Amanda Williams, of Pike Co., MO; had three children: Josephine, Lucy and Cora; Held the office of Postmaster 17 years; hotel keeper the past 8 years; held office of City Marshal 6 years and City Treasurer 2 years.

Cludry, Edward, farmer; P. 0. Dunleith.
Coyle, F. farmer; Sec. 2, ; P. 0. Dunleith.
Coyle, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Coyle, Thomas, ice dealer; Dunleith.
Cole, Clinton, barber; Dunleith.

Consalus, Joseph E., Freight Conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith; born in New York, Feb. 22, 1841; came to Nora, this Co., in 1856; to Galena in 1858; settled in Dunleith in 1867; married Lettie Beall, Galena, Dec. 5, 1866; had four children Stella M., Wm. A., Celena B., and Joseph (deceased): enlisted in Co. A, 96th Regt. I.V. I., Aug. 1862; mustered out June, 1865; engaged in twenty-one hard fought battles.

Conrad, Chas. carpenter; Dunleith.
Creighton, John, M.D.; Dunleith.
Crocket, David, machinist; Dunleith.
Crocket, Frank, laborer; Dunleith.
Cullen, Edward, laborer; Dunleith.
Cullen, Thomas, laborer; Dunleith.
Culton, D., trackman, I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Culton, D. J., fireman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Curchill, S. M., contractor; Dunleith.

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Danes, Henry A. constable; Dunleith.
Dames, Theophilus, Sr., street commissioner; Dunleith.
Dames, T., Jr., molder; Dunleith.
Dangelmyer, J. laborer, I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Donoghue, Daniel, laborer; Dunleith.
Damuth John, carpenter; Dunleith.
Davis, Samuel, laborer; Dunleith.
Dickman, Chas. farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Dunleith.

Disch, Theodore, Mechanic; Dunleith; born in Germany, Sept. 9, 1849; came to this country in 1853; settled in Dunleith in 1856; married Elizabeth Pegel, in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1871; had two children, Emma and George; Emma died Oct. 16, 1873; have been in employ Dubuque Novelty Iron works six years.

Disch, Xavier, stone mason; Dunleith.
Ditmore, J. track hand I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Doggett, J.M., insurance agent; Dunleith.
Dugan, J. H. night watch I.C.R.R.; Dunleith.
Duncan, Samuel, laborer; Dunleith.

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Eaglepof, Theo. Farmer; Sec. 20; P. O. Dunleith
Eberley, P. farmer; Sec. 21 ; P. O. Dunleith.
Eckert, Ernest, laborer; Dunleith.
Evans, Sidney M., freight conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.

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Fairfax, Albert, freight conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith
Fairfax, Andrew J.; freight conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Fairfax S. conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith
Fargo, G. H., express agent; Dunleith.
Farnam, James, merchant; Dunleith.
Fogerty, D., laborer; Dunleith.
Foltz, Benj. B., laborer; Dunleith.

Foltz, David B., Farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Dunleith; born in Onondaga Co., N.Y., Nov 14, 1813; came to this Co. in 1868; married Mary Hoagh in Montgomery Co., N.Y.., in 1835; had seven children: Frederick C., Albert, Richard D., Ransom B., Mary M., David B., Willie G., Richard (died with fever in the army, Sept. 18, 1861); Frederick D. was in the 3rd Regt. W.V.I.; David B. enlisted 44th Regt. W.V.I. Feb. 11, 1865; mustered out Aug. 28, 1865.

Fox, Calvin P. Forman in Factory of C. S. & S. Burt & Co., Dunleith; born in N. Y., Sept. 4,1817; moved to Ill. in 1834; resided in Galena until 1843; settled in Dunleith in 1860, married Asenath Tyler in Pa.; had twelve children, five living; has held the position of foreman in this shop for ten years; Superintendent Public Schools three years.

Fox, John, laborer; Dunleith,

Frentress, Henry N. Farmer; Sec. 3, 32, 33, and 34; P. O. Dunleith; has charge of the Frentress Estate; was born on said estate Sept. 22, 1842; married to Mary J. Bidlock, Carroll Co., IL., in 1868; had one child, Lois M.; he is the patentee of the Frentress Barbed Wire now being manufactured at Dunleith.

Frentress, Mrs. D. Farmer; Secs. 3, 32, 33 and 34: P. O. Dunleith; born in Vermont, Oct. 22, 1807; owns an estate of 1,100 acres of land; married to E. Frentress, Dec. 23, l823; Mr. Frentress was born in North Carolina in 1800; they came to this Co. in 1827 and pre-empted portions of Sections 3, 32, 33 and 34; had thirteen children, six living; Frentress died in Dec., 1853; during the Black Hawk War he enlisted and went to guard Galena; he built the first house between Galena and Dunleith, and drove the first team from Galena to Dunleith.

Fustinger S. laborer; Dunleith. .

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Gaines, Chas. J. laborer; Dunleith
Garnich, James, gardener; Dunleith.
Gertenbach, H. renter; S. 23; P. 0. Dunleith.
Gibbs, A. H. insurance agent; Dunleith.
Gillman, Moses, laborer; Dunleith.
Glan, Albert, fireman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Gregoire, Felix, farmer; P. 0. Dunleith.
Groff, John A. laborer; Dunleith.
Groff, Lewis, saloon; Dunleith.
Groff, Mich. laborer; Dunleith.


Hale, Peter, retired; Dunleith.
Hall, Ed. car cleaner I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Hall, Ed. laborer I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Hall, H. switchman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Harney, Harrison, laborer; Dunleith.
Harris, Edward, laborer; Dunleith.
Hass, Frank, blacksmith; Dunleith.
Haubt, John, butcher; Dunleith.
Herold, Henry B. carpenter; Dunleith.
Hill, James, laborer; Dunleith.
Hilliard, J. farmer; See 21.; P.O. Dunleith.
Hilliard, P. farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Dunleith.
Holmes, Henry, laborer; Dunleith.
Holmes, Richard, drayman; Dunleith.
Honorback, Jno. shoemaker; Dunleith.
Hutter, August, laborer.
Hynes, T. farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Dunleith.

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Ingersoll, Daniel F. miner; Dunleith.
Ingersol, Geo. freight conductor I. C. R. R; Dunleith.
Ingram, Adam, saloon; Dunleith.


Jeardoe, Richard, freight conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Johnson, Alvin, watchman on R. R. bridge; Dunleith.
Johnson, Levi J. watchman on R. R. bridge; Dunleith.
Jones, Sidney, laborer; Dunleith.
Jungbluth, Philip, laborer; Dunleith.

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Kass, Matthias, blacksmith; Dunleith.
Keane, John, shoemaker; Dunleith.

Keepings, Charles, Brakeman on I. C. R. R.; Dunleith; born in Gloucestershire, England, April 2, 1836; came to this country in 1849; moved to Dubuque, Iowa, same year; settled in Dunleith in 1855; he was engaged with the Transfer Company nine years; spent 1861 and 1862 in mining in Idaho; was married to Miss Mary H. Whatmore in 1863; she died in 1874; was married to Miss Maria Burrows in 1874.

Kelly, A. farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Dunleith.
Kelly, D. farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Dunleith.
Kelly, M. watchman I. C. R. R. Dunleith.
Kennedy, Thos. moulder; Dunleith.
Keonig, John, saloon; Dunleith.
Kinslow, James. laborer; Dunleith.
Kusse, Jos. farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Dunleith.
Kuch Jacob, laborer; Dunleith.

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Lahey, William, laborer; Dunleith.

Larkin, James, Brakeman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith; born in Mass., Aug. 20, 1851; came to Galena in 1855; settled in Dunleith in 1863; married on Oct. 12,1873; to Louise C. Rapp, of Dunleith; they had one child, Geo. T., born Dec. 30, l874; been in employ I. C. R. R. 7 years.

Larkins, Peter F. brakeman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Laporte, Lewis, Sr., Dunleith.
Laporte, L., Jr., engineer on river; Dunleith.
Lavbly, Wm. engineer I C. R. R. Dunleith.
Lacount, Denis, laborer; Dunleith.
Lawler, M., I. C. R. R. watchman; Dunleith.
Lenville, Moses, laborer; Dunleith.
Lithuner, Jas. clerk; Dunleith.
Letch, Peter, wagon maker; Dunleith.
Lobstein, Geo. carpenter; Dunleith.
Loeffler, Chas. confectioner; Dunleith.
Ludwig, Henry, clerk; Dunleith.
Lumley, J. brakeman I. C. R. R; Dunleith.
Lutters, Henry, laborer; Dunleith.
Lutters, L. farmer; Sec. 27; P. O. Dunleith.
Lynch, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Lynch, Wm. employe I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.

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McGee, John, laborer; Dunleith.
McGuire Phil, section foreman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.

Maguire T, & J, Merchants; Dunleith, Ill.; members of firm are Thomas and John Maguire; they keep a general store and deal in all kinds of farmers, produce: commenced business in 1868; Joseph Leithner has been their faithful clerk for eight years; Thomas Maguire was born Aug. 22, 1839, in the Parish of Mullanghdun, Co. Fermanagh, Ireland, near Enniskillen; came to this country, and to this Co. in 1852; followed farming 5 years, taught school 11 years; graduated at Bryant & Stratton's College, Chicago, in 1866; held the office Town Clerk. Menominee Tp., 1 year, School Trustee 3 years, School Treasurer since 1863; served as Supervisor of Dunleith Tp. 6 years, and mayor of Dunleith 3 years, in 1872 -'73-'77; married, Nov. 4 , 1868, to Miss Ellen J. Groff, of Dunleith, born Feb. 24, 1852, at Racine, Wis.; have four children: John E., born June 1, 1870; Thomas F., May 19, 1872; James O., March 23, 1874, and Henry C., Sept. 29 1876. John Maguire was born Oct. 22, 1841, in Parish of Mullanghdun, Ireland; came to this country and to this Co. in 1850; pursued farming 15 years; spent the year 1863 in Pike's Peak, Col.; held the office of School Director 3 years, in Elizabeth Tp., School Trustee 3 years, in Dunleith, and Alderman in 1875-'76; is unmarried. Their parents' names are John Maguire and Elizabeth Cassidy, whose children are Mary, Thomas, John, Francis, James, Philip, and Henry, living, and Hugh, Margaret, Andrew, and Daniel, dead. In religion the brothers are Catholic; in politics, Democratic; they own 521 acres of land , besides their store, lots, and other buildings in Dunleith; they are successful in business, and are closely identified with the interests of the city and country.

MacKnight, Daniel, laborer; Dunleith.
McNulty, Edw. laborer; Dunleith.Magbee, Alex, saloon; Dunleith.
Mahoney, Michael, farmer; Sec. 20; P. 0. Dunleith.
Mahoney, Timothy
, laborer; Dunleith.
Maire, Michael, laborer; Dunleith.
Martin, Martinus, laborer; Dunleith.
Marshall, Nicholas, blacksmith; Dunleith.
Maurer, Albert, farm; Sec. 21; P.O. Dunleith.
Mayhew, Mitchell, farmer; Sec. 21; P. 0. Dunleith.
Medley, Hiram,
laborer; Dunleith.
Mechlet, Jho. farm; Sec. 21; P. 0. Dunleith.
Merry, Chas. H. retired; Dunleith.
Mertess, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Mertess, Peter, clerk; Dunleith.
Meyer, Chas. township clerk: Dunleith.
Michelle, Antoine,
laborer; Dunleith.
Miller, J. M.
farm; Sec. 84; P. 0. Dunleith.
Milliner, Geo. retired; Dunleith.
Moody, A. H. hardware merchant; Dunleith.
Mortimer, Frank, freight conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith
Moste, Geo. Carpenter; Dunleith

Morgan, Edward, Engineer on Dubuque & Dunleith R. R. Bridge; Dunleith; born in Toronto, Can. , Aug. 8, 1827; married to Harriet Welsh. Rochester, N. Y., 1859; employed on the Mississippi River until I863; enlisted in Co. F, First Illinois Battery, in 1864; he took his present position Dec. 22, 1868.

Monton, Nicholas P. clerk; Dunleith.
Muldowney, Jas. stone mason; Dunleith.
Murray, Jas., Sr., laborer; Dunleith.
Murray, Jas., Jr., laborer; Dunleith.
Murray, Thos. laborer; Dunleith.
Murray, Wm
. laborer; Dunleith.
Murphy, John, teamster; Dunleith.

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Nelson, Geo. carpenter; Dunleith.
Newton, Sherman
, watchman; Dunleith.
Nugant, Dennis, stonemason: Dunleith.


O'Donaghue, Dan laborer; Dunleith.
O'Neill, Michael, lab. I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.

Odell, Richard E. Manufacturer shingle machines and agricultural implements; Dunleith; born in Conway, N. H., Dec. 24, 1817; came to Jo Daviess Co. in 1855; married Mary E. Marshall, of Ross Co., Ohio, 1856; had four children: Lucie M., Carrie A., Arthur M., Elsie May; Elsie May, died in 1868.

Olinger, John, Merchant, Wis. ave., Dunleith; born in Luxembourg, Prussia; emigrated to this country in l853; settled in JoDaviess Co. in 1854; has been in business since 1861; held the office of alderman one term, city treasurer one term; elected mayor three years.

Oster, Henry, saloon keeper; Dunleith.
Oster, John, farmer, Sec. 22; P. 0. Dunleith.


Paul, Edwin R., steamboat clerk; Dunleith.
Payton, Decatur, miner Dunleith.
Pierce, D. 0
. carpenter; Dunleith.
Pierson, Rob't F. lab. mach. shop; Dunleith.
Pinnel, Peter, farmer; Sec. 22; P.O. Dunleith.
Platt, Merrit,
farmer; Sec. 20; P. 0. Dunleith.
Platt, Sterns, farmer; Sec. 28; P.O. Dunleith.
Powell, W. W. engineer I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.

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Quinn, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Quinn, John, laborer; Dunleith. *(There are two John Quinn's listed in book)
Quinlan , James, laborer; Dunleith.
Quinlan, John, brakeman; Dunleith.

Quinlan, Thos., Freight Conductor Ia. Div. I. C. R. R.; P. 0. Dunleith; born in Troy, N. Y., Dec. 4, 1849; came to Dunleith, 1856; stonecutter by trade; has been in employ of I. C. R. R. five years; married Margaret Francis, Lena, Ill., May 1, 1871.

Quinlan Wm. laborer; Dunleith.

Quinlan Wm. E. brakeman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.

Quirk, John, Freight Conductor I.C. R. R., Ia. Div.; P. 0. Dunleith; born in Ireland Feb. 1, 1835; came to this country June, 1850; came to Galena in 1852; settled in Dunleith 1855; married May 5, 1868, to Bridget Boyce, of Galena; had six children: Dennis, James W., John T., William F., and Lizzie, and one not named; three dead; has been in the employ of I. C. R. R. twenty-five years.

Quirk, Philip, janitor High School; Dunleith.

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Rapp, Geo. butcher; Dunleith.
Reese, Herbert, gardener; Sec. 21; P. 0. Galena.
Rembold, Fred. saloon keeper; Dunleith.
Rewell, Geo. B. cigar maker; Dunleith.
Rewell, John, cigar maker;. Dunleith.
Rice, Oliver, farmer; Sec. 20; P.O. Dunleith.
Richardson, J. H. laborer; Dunleith.
Ropps, Wm
. fireman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Rose, Alonzo, merchant; Dunleith.
Roth, Valentine, farmer; P. 0. Dunleith.
Ryan, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Ryan, John S
. engineer I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Ryan, John S., trackman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Ryan, Thomas, laborer; Dunleith.
Ryder, H. G. steamboat pilot; Dunleith.

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Sauce, Nicholas, farmer; Sec. 15; P. 0. Dunleith.
Schleuker, Jno. lumber office; Dunleith.
Schroeder, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Sixmith, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Shower, Henry, blacksmith; Dunleith.
Shumacher, H. clerk lumber yard; Dunleith.
Slater, James, carpenter: Dunleith.
Smith, Andrew, retired; Dunleith.
Smith, Daniel, farmer; P. 0. Dunleith.
Smith, E. brakeman I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.

Smith, George B. Master Mechanic Car Dept., I. C. R. R.; Dunleith; born in Fairfield, Conn., April 11, 1814; came to Illinois in 1854; settle in Dunleith in 1855; married to Sarah Sherman, from Conn., July 2, 1835: had four children; Abbie J., Julius M., Mary F., and Ada S.; he built the first house on the Bluff in 1855; have been in the employ of the I. C. R. R. 22 years.

Smith, H. farmer; Sec. 21; P. 0. Dunleith.
Smith Peter, carpenter; Dunleith.
Standridge, Jas. laborer; Dunleith.

Staudenmyer, John, Merchant and Justice of the Peace; Dunleith; born in Germany May 2, 1826; came to JoDaviess Co. in 1854: settled in Galena until 1856; moved to Dunleith May 20, 1856; married to Louisa Raisser, from Germany, in 1848; had six children, two dead; enlisted in the 2d Regt. Ill. Art Co. A, Dec. 22, 1862; mustered out July 27, 1865; elected alderman in 1866; elected Justice of the Peace in 1868; is a member of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Stevenson, Albert R. Proprietor Livery and Boarding Stable, opposite I. C. R. R. depot; Dunleith; born in Delaware Co., N. Y., Oct. 20, 1850: came to Dubuque, Iowa, in 1860: settled in Dunleith in 1875; married in 1870 to Miss Amelia C. McCormic, Grant Co., Wis.; had two children, Willard, and Cora.

Stewart Marvin, yardmaster; Dunleith.
Stubenhaver Geo. laborer; Dunleith.
Stubenhaver, John, cigar Dunleith.
Sutter, Chris. hotel and livery; Dunleith.
Sutter, Robert, liveryman; Dunleith.

Switzer, A.  Dunleith; was born Feb. 16, 1821, near Hesse Cassel, in Germany, and came with his parents to the United States in 1832, landing at Baltimore Oct. 23, where the family remained one year, when they removed' to Harrisburg, Penn., thence a year later to St. Louis; was here engaged in the Dry Goods business until was married Feb. 17, 1842, and the same year his store and entire personal property were destroyed by fire: he then went to Galena, where he arrived Nov. 13, and again started in business, continuing till 1854, when, with the proceeds of his successful business, he purchased a farm in Menominee Tp., whence he moved on account of the poor health of his wife; in1860 he went to Dunleith and once more opened a general merchandise store; his wife died in 1872, aged 72 years, and in 1873 he was married again; was School Director in Galena one year; was the first Mayor of Dunleith, and has been re-elected many times since, besides filling many other offices both in Dunleith and Menominee; was very active in the enrollment of soldiers during the war, raising and disbursing bounties, etc., etc.; was instrumental in causing the government to make a new quota assignment, as the original was entirely disproportionate; has been identified with most of the interests of a public nature in Dunleith and Menominee, and has always exhibited a zeal in carrying out their details which has placed him in the front rank among the public spirited citizens of those places.

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Thayer, WM. conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Thielen, Anthony, saloon keeper; Dunleith.
Thill, Chris. saloon keeper; Dunleith.
Thill, Harry, with father; Sec. 27; P. O. Dunleith.
Thill, N. farmer; Sec. 27; P.O. Dunleith.
Thompson, G. H. eng. I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Tobin, Michael, laborer; Dunleith.
Tulley, J. engineer I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Tulley, Pat. engineer I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Turner, Chas. farm; Sec. 20; P.  O. Dunleith.
Tyler, A. H. farmer; Sec. 16; P.O. Dunleith.


Voght, Frank, farmer; Sec. 22; P. 0. Dunleith.

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Waddington, Will, Freight Conductor I. C. R. R.; P. O. Dunleith; born in England, April 3, 1843; came to this country in 1850; came to this Co. in 1854; married Elsie Consolus, of Galena, in 1865; had five children: Bessie, Sarah H., Herbert A., Una M., Will H.; Bessie died; have been in the employ of the I. C R. R. 16 years: his father is one of the oldest employes of the I. C. R. R. Co.

Waggoner, J. farm; Sec. 21; P.O. Dunleith.
Walter, J. farmer; Sec. 2-, ; P.O. Dunleith.
Warden, Benj. F. stonemason: Dunleith.
Webber, Gotleib, machinist; Dunleith.
Webber, Joseph, mechanic; Dunleith.
Webber, Robert, laborer; Dunleith.
Weise, Mathias, laborer; Dunleith.
Weuncher, Wm. teamster: Dunleith.
Whalen, John, laborer; Dunleith.
Whatmore, J. clerk I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Whatmore, James, R. R. clerk I. C. R. R.; Dunleith.
Wilson, Augustus, laborer; Dunleith.

Wilson, David B. Freight Conductor I. C. R. R.; Dunleith; born in Potter’s Mills, Centre Co., Pa., Nov. 7, 1836: came to Galena in 1846; settled in Dunleith in 1862; married to Margaret McKnight, of Galena, in 1866; had two children, Jessie May and Homer M.; enlisted in Co. K. 11th Regt. I.V.I., 1864; mustered out in 1865; have been in employ I.C.R.R. 17 years.


Young, Chas. Conductor; I.C.R.R.; Dunleith

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This is a list of all the surnames that you will find in the Dunleith Township Biographical Directory. You may find the same surname listed in many different places though I have only listed the surname once.  

Adams /Adelman /Adkins /Allenan /Alleway /Allinson /Anderson /Apfeld /Armstrong /Artimesha /Ash /Ashley /Bailey /Beall /Bean/ Beaty /Beck /Bergman /Beyer /Bidlock/ Bishop/ Black/ Blanchard /Boller/ Boyce /Brady /Braustteter /Breason /Brula /Buckley /Burhyte /Burns /Burrows /Burt / Calkins /Campbell /Cassidy /Caverly /Chapman /Children /Chouteaw/ Clark /Clise /Cludry /Cole /Conrad /Consalus/ Consolus /Coyle /Creighton /Crocket /Cullen /Culton /Curchill /Dames /Damuth/Danes /Dangelmyer /Davis /Dickman/ Disch /Disch /Ditmore/ Doggett /Donoghue / Dugan/ Duncan /Eaglepof /Eberley /Eckert /Enor /Evans /Fairfax /Fargo /Farnam /Fogerty /Foltz /Fox/ Francis /Frentress /Fustinger /Gaines /Garnich/ Gertenbach /Gibbs /Gillman /Glan/ Gregoire /Groff / Hale/ Hall /Harney /Harris/ Hass /Haubt /Herold /Hill /Hilliard /Hoagh /Holmes /Honorback /Hutter /Hynes /Ingersol /Ingersoll /Ingram /Jeardoe /Johnson /Jones/ Jungbluth /Kass /Keane /Keepings /Kelly /Kennedy /Keonig /Kinslow /Kuch /Kusse /Lacount /Lahey /Laporte /Larkin/ Larkins/ Lavbly /Lawler /Leithner /Lenville /Letch /Lithuner /Lobstein /Loeffler /Ludwig /Lumley /Lutters /Lynch /Lynch /MacKnight /Maguire /Mahoney /Maire /Marshall / Martin /Maurer /Mayhew/ /McCormic/ McGee /McGuire /McKnight /McMannus /McNulty /Mechlet /Medley /Merry /Mertess /Meyer/ /Michelle /Miller /Milliner/Monton /Moody /Morgan /Mortimer /Moste /Muldowney /Murphy /Murray /Nelson /Newton /Nugant /Odell /O'Donaghue /Olinger /O'Neill /Oster /Paul /Payton /Pegel /Pierce /Pierson /Pinnel /Platt /Powell /Preston /Quinlan/ Quinn /Quirk /Raisser /Rapp /Reese /Rembold/Rewell /Rice /Richardson /Ropps /Rose /Roth /Ryan /Ryder/ Sauce /Schleuker /Schroeder /Shalfo /Sherman/ Shower /Shumacher /Sixmith /Slater/Smith /Smith /Standridge /Staudenmyer/ Stevenson /Stewart /Stubenhaver /Sutter /Switzer/ Thayer /Thielen /Thill /Thompson /Tobin /Tulley /Turner /Tyler /Voght /Waddington /Waggoner /Walter /Warden /Webber /Weise /Welsh /Weuncher /Whalen/ Whatmore/ Williams /Wilson /Winsor /Young

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This is a list of all the "places" that you will find in the Dunleith Township Biographical Directory. You may find the same "place" listed in many different places though I have only listed the "place" once and I have listed it just as it is typed in the Biography.

Baltimore/ Carroll Co., IL./ Chicago/ Clermont, N.H., / Concord, N. H/ Conway, N. H.,
/Delaware Co., N. Y./ Dubuque, Iowa/ Dunleith Township/ Elizabeth Tp./ England/ Enniskillen, Ireland/ Fairfield, Conn./ Florida, Montgomery Co., N. Y., / Galena/ Germany/ Gloucestershire, England
/Grant Co., Wis./ Guttenburg, Iowa/ Hanover, Ill., / Harrisburg, Penn./ Hesse Cassel, Germany/ Idaho/ Illinois/ Ireland / Jo Daviess Co./ Kentucky/ Lena, Ill./ Little Rock, Arkansas/ Luxembourg, Prussia/ Mass./ Menominee Tp/ Michigan / Minnesota/ Montgomery Co., N. Y/ New Hampshire/ Nora, this Co./ North Carolina / Onondaga Co., N.Y./ Parish of Mullanghdun, Co. Fermanagh, Ireland/ Pike Co., MO/ Potters Mills, Centre Co., Pa./ Prussia / Racine, Wis./ Rochester, N. Y./ Ross Co., Ohio/ St. Louis/ Strafford, N.H., / Susquehanna Co., Pa., / Toronto, Can. / Troy, N. Y./ Vermont/ Virginia /

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