Jessie Renwick1

F, #27541, b. circa 1878
Father*Walter Francis Renwick1 b. 1854 or 1855, d. 4 Sep 1939
Mother*Harriett Ann Ruddock1 b. 27 Oct 1858, d. 28 Jan 1939
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited7 May 2012
     Jessie was born circa 1878 in Nebraska, USAG.1
     She appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Newark, Kearney County, Nebraska, in the household of Walter Francis Renwick.1

Citations

  1. [S3641] Walter Renwick household, 2 June 1880 USA Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 26B; Enumeration District: 053, Ancestry.com Roll: 751; Family History Film: 1254751; Image: 0233.

Daniel H McMurchy1

M, #27542, b. 12 January 1843, d. 15 May 1929
Father*Malcolm McMurchy2,3,4 b. 4 Mar 1802, d. 14 Feb 1865
Mother*Janet Renwick2,3,4 b. 23 Dec 1813, d. 26 Sep 1905
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     Daniel was born on 12 January 1843 in Cobourg, Northumberland County, Canada West, United Province of CanadaG.5,3,6,4,7 Daniel married Laura Jane Reymond in 1878.5,6,8,7,9
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Mrs McMurchy, Frank McMurchy, Charles McMurchy, Eva Clegg and Mary McMurchy.10,1 He died on 15 May 1929 in South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, at age 86.5,1 Daniel H McMurchy was buried on 18 May 1929 in South Grove Cemetery, South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.4,6,10
     The following biographical information appeared in the book Past and Present of DeKalb County, Illinois published in Chicago, Illinois, 1907:
"In 1851 James and Thomas Renwick worked for James Byers, Sr., and a few years later bought of Henry Mix, a land speculator, the land now owned by James Renwick, Daniel McMurchy and Robert Hutchinson."

[Note that Daniel was a nephew of James Renwick.]11

     In the obituary of John McMurchy who died 12 March 1923, John's brother, Daniel McMurchy was listed as a survivor.12 He was father of the bridegroom at the marriage of Frank A McMurchy and Ada Sauer on 6 June 1923 in Ogle County, Illinois, USAG.13,14,15,16,17,18
     Dan McMurchy was referenced in a newspaper article about Walter Renwick and Mary Renwick on 11 September 1923 in the newspaper the Daily Chronicle.19
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Daily Chronicle published in DeKalb, Illinois 16 May 1929:
Death Takes A Pioneer Farmer of South Grove
Daniel McMurchy, age 86, for over 40 years a farmer in South Grove township, died at his home shortly after 5.00 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Although in falling health for over two years, Mr. McMurchy did not become seriously ill until last Sunday. The death occurred at the farm home, near Esmond.

Daniel McMurchy was horn in Coburg, Canada, January 12, 1843, coming to the United States with his parents when two years old. Mr. McMurchy located on the farm on which his death occurred 41 years ago, becoming one of the best known farmers of the community in which he made his home for so many years.

He leaves to mourn his death his widow, three children, Frank McMurchy of this city, Charles living on the farm with the mother, and Mrs. Eva Clegg of Chicago. two grandchildren. LaVerne Clegg and Louise McMurchy, and one sister, Miss Mary McMurchy of Sycamore.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from the home, burial to be in the South Grove cemetery. Rev. N. T. Gottschall of the Methodist church at Esmond will conduct the services.10



     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the True Republican published in Sycamore, Illinois 18 May 1929:
Daniel McMurchy, 86, Pioneer of County Died In South Grove
Daniel McMurchy, 86, the oldest resident of South Grove township, and of a well known family of early residents of DeKalb county, died at his home four miles south of Esmond on Thursday afternoon. Although he had been failing in health for some two years, he had been ill only for a few days before his death.

Daniel H. McMurchy was born in Coberg (sic), Canada, Jan. 12, 1843, one of the six children of Malcom McMurchy and Jeanette (Renwick) McMurchy, both of whom were natives of Scotland. They emigrated to Canada, and in 1850, and when DeKalb county was hardly mor (sic) than a wilderness, they located in South Grove township.

Here they passed the remainder of their years. Here the son grew to manhood and was actively and successfully engaged in farming for some 41 years, occupying the farm on which his death occurred. There are surviving to mourn his passing the widow and three children: Frank McMurchy of DeKalb, Charles McMurchy, who occupies the home farm, and Mrs. Eva Clegg of Chicago. There are also surviving one sister, Miss Mary McMurchy of Sycamore, and two grandchildren, LaVerne Clegg and Louise McMurchy. The funeral service will be held at the home this Saturday afternoon at 2 o clock, Rev. N. T. Gottschall, pastor of the Esmond Methodist church, officiating. The interment will be in South Grove cemetery.1



     In the obituary of Laura Jane Reymond who died 14 December 1943, Laura's husband, Dan McMurchy was listed as predeceased.9
     In the obituary of Charles McMurchy who died 27 February 1959, Charles's father, Daniel McMurchy was listed as predeceased.20

Census Data

     Daniel appeared on the 1850 Federal Census Pampas Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Jennet McMurchy.3

Daniel appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Pierce Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Janett McMurchy, listed as a farm laborer.4

Daniel McMerchy and Laura Jane Reymond appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Malta Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 22 June 1880 Their son Frank was listed as living with them.8

Dan McMurchy and Jennie E McMurchy appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 5 June 1900, enumerated as a farmer. Their children Frank, Eva J and Charles were listed as living with them.7

Family

Laura Jane Reymond b. 16 Feb 1854, d. 14 Dec 1943
Marriage*Daniel married Laura Jane Reymond in 1878.5,6,8,7,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8003] Death Takes A Pioneer Farmer of South Grove, Sycamore True Republican, Sycamore, IL, May 18, 1929, Page 1, column 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Daniel H. McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  2. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 284 - Malcolm McMurchy ... son of Malcolm and Jeannette (Renwick) McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  3. [S3643] Malcom McMurchy household, Oct 29, 1850 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pampa, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 370B, Ancestry.com Roll: M432_104; Image: 414.
  4. [S7007] Malcolm McMurchy household, July 16, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pierceville P.O., Pierce, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 173, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 173.
  5. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Daniel McCurchy
    Father Name:     Malcolm McMurchy, Argyleshire, Scotland
    Mother Name:     Janet Kenwick (sic), Dumfrieshire, Scotland.
  6. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Daniel McMurchy
    Transcription (Footstone):
    Father     Daniel     1843 - 1929.
  7. [S7013] Dan McMurchy household, Jun 5, 1900 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 2B, Ancestry.com Roll: 297; Enumeration District: 0017; FHL microfilm: 1240297.
  8. [S7012] Daniel McMurchy household, June 22, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Malta, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 121B, Ancestry.com Roll: 202; Family History Film: 1254202; Enumeration District: 033; Image: 0486.
  9. [S7016] Mrs. McMurchy Dies Tuesday at Hospital, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Dec 15, 1943, Page 1, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  10. [S7015] Death Takes A Pioneer Farmer of South Grove, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, May 16, 1929, Page 1, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Daniel McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  11. [S4649] Prof. Lewis M. Gross Past and Present of DeKalb County, Illinois, I (Chicago: Pioneer Publishing Company, 1907), Page 127 - South Grove. Hereinafter cited as Past & Present - DeKalb County.
  12. [S7017] Services For John McMurchy on Wednesday, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Mar 13, 1923, Page 2, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  13. [S7026] Personals, Dixon Evening Telegraph, Dixon, IL, Dec 16, 1943, Page 11, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Evening Telegraph.
  14. [S7027] Mrs. McMurchy Is Summoned Here Tuesday, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, May 17, 1944, Page 1, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Mrs. Frank McMurchy née Sauer. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  15. [S7771] Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940 (Publisher: FamilySearch), Ancestry.com, Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940; "Original data: Marriage Records. Illinois Marriages. Images may not be included"; cited as "Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940., Frank Mcmurchy & Ada Sauer.
  16. [S8511] Attended Funeral, Dixon Evening Telegraph, Dixon, IL, May 4, 1943, Page 10, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Attended Funeral of William Seiferman; this article gives names of relatives of Mrs. Frank McMurchy, inferring her maiden name was Sauer. Hereinafter cited as Evening Telegraph.
  17. [S8513] Frank McMurchen (sic) household, Apr 8, 1930 US Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, DeKalb, Dekalb, Illinois; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 12, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  18. [S8514] Frank McMurchy household, Apr 17, 1940 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, DeKalb, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 19-15, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_793.
  19. [S7030] Court House News, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Sep 11, 1923, Page 3, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  20. [S7018] Charles McMurchy, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Feb 28, 1959, Page 2, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  21. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Jessie E McMurchy
    Transcription (Footstone):
    Daughter     Jessie E     1882 - 1899.

Walter McMurchy1,2,3

M, #27543, b. circa 31 October 1844, d. 15 February 1887
Father*Malcolm McMurchy1,2,3 b. 4 Mar 1802, d. 14 Feb 1865
Mother*Janet Renwick1,2,3 b. 23 Dec 1813, d. 26 Sep 1905
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited22 May 2017
     Walter was born circa 31 October 1844 in Canada West, United Province of CanadaG.2,3,4 He died on 15 February 1887 in South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.4,5 He was buried on 17 February 1887 in South Grove Cemetery, South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.5
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the DeKalb Chronicle published in DeKalb, Illinois 19 February 1887:
Walter McMurchy, who has been a resident of South Grove township from the day of his birth, died at his home on Tuesday, and the funeral took place on Thursday. Mr. M. was almost forth years of age; an honarable (sic), upright and industrious farmer, and was highly respected by the entire community in which he resided.5


Census Data

     Walter appeared on the 1850 Federal Census Pampas Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Jennet McMurchy.2

Walter appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Pierce Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Janett McMurchy.3

Citations

  1. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 284 - Malcolm McMurchy ... son of Malcolm and Jeannette (Renwick) McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  2. [S3643] Malcom McMurchy household, Oct 29, 1850 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pampa, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 370B, Ancestry.com Roll: M432_104; Image: 414.
  3. [S7007] Malcolm McMurchy household, July 16, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pierceville P.O., Pierce, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 173, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 173.
  4. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Walter McMurchy
    Grave marker transcription:
    ? McMurchy     Died Feb? 15, 1887
    Aged 42 Ys 3 Ms 15? Ds.
  5. [S7014] No title (death of Walter McMurchy), The De Kalb Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Feb 19, 1887, Page 5, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as De Kalb Chronicle.

John McMurchy1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #27544, b. 19 December 1846, d. 12 March 1923
Father*Malcolm McMurchy7,1,2,4,8 b. 4 Mar 1802, d. 14 Feb 1865
Mother*Janet Renwick7,1,2,4,5,8 b. 23 Dec 1813, d. 26 Sep 1905
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     John was born on 19 December 1846 in Kane County, Illinois, USAG.2,3,4,9 Alternatively, he was born in December 1847 in Illinois, USAG, in the 1900 census.5 Alternatively, he was born circa 1852 in Illinois, USAG, in the 1910 census, but he was included in the 1850 census, so this is not correct.6 He died on 12 March 1923 in Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, at age 76.10
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Mary McMurchy and Daniel McMurchy.8 John McMurchy was buried on 14 March 1923 in Woodlawn (Brodie's Grove) Cemetery, Ogle County, Illinois, USAG.10,3,8
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Daily Chronicle published in DeKalb, Illinois 13 March 1923:
Services For John McMurchy on Wednesday
Funeral services for John McMurchy will be held Wednesday afternoon at one o'clock from the home on Mason court. Rev. James O'May of the Methodist church will officiate. and burial will be in the Woodlawn cemetery, north of Creston.

John McMurchy was born in Dundee Kane county, on December 19, 1843, the son of Malcom and Janet McMurchy, and the third son of the family. In his youth he worked on the farm and later moved to Pierce township where he worked a farm for several years.

Leaving there he moved to California where he spent four years of his life, in various occupations. Returning to Illinois he settled on a farm in South Grove, where he made his home up until eight years ago, when he moved to Sycamore.

Mr. McMurchy never married and made his home with a sister, Mary McMurchy, who kept house for him. He is survived by the sister and one brother. Daniel, living in South Grove.8


Census Data

     John appeared on the 1850 Federal Census Pampas Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Jennet McMurchy.2

John appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Pierce Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Janett McMurchy.4

John appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, in the household of Malcolm McMurchy, listed as a farmer.5

John McMurchy appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 30 April 1910, enumerated as a farmer on a general farm. His household included his unmarried sisters Mary and Agnes.6

John McMurchy appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 7 January 1920, enumerated as having no occupation and living with his unmarried sister Mary.9

Citations

  1. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 284 - Malcolm McMurchy ... son of Malcolm and Jeannette (Renwick) McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  2. [S3643] Malcom McMurchy household, Oct 29, 1850 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pampa, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 370B, Ancestry.com Roll: M432_104; Image: 414.
  3. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., John McMurchy.
  4. [S7007] Malcolm McMurchy household, July 16, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pierceville P.O., Pierce, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 173, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 173.
  5. [S7008] Malcolm McMurchy household, June 6, 1900 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove (township), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 3A; Family: 46, Ancestry.com Roll: 297; Enumeration District: 0017; FHL microfilm: 1240297.
  6. [S7009] John McMurchy household, Apr 30, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove (township), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 5A; Family: 95, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_285; Enumeration District: 0036; FHL microfilm: 1374298.
  7. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., John McCurchy
    Father Name:     Malcomb McMurchy, Scotland
    Mother Name:     Janet Hienrick (sic), Scotland.
  8. [S7017] Services For John McMurchy on Wednesday, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Mar 13, 1923, Page 2, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  9. [S7010] John McMurchy household, Jan 7, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, Sycamore (city), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 6A; Family: 118, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_303; Enumeration District: 46; Image: 521.
  10. [S3491] "IL Deaths & Stillbirths", online Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947: John McCurchy.

Malcolm McMurchy1,2,3,4

M, #27545, b. 3 November 1849, d. 8 July 1908
Father*Malcolm McMurchy1,2,3 b. 4 Mar 1802, d. 14 Feb 1865
Mother*Janet Renwick1,2,3,4 b. 23 Dec 1813, d. 26 Sep 1905
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     Malcolm was born on 3 November 1849 in Illinois, USAG.2,3,5 Alternatively, he was born on 3 November 1850 in Kane County, Illinois, USAG.1,4,6 He died on 8 July 1908 in South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, at age 58.6
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Mary McMurchy.6 Malcolm McMurchy was buried.7
     The following biographical information appeared in the book The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois published in Chicago, Illinois, 1898:
MALCOLM McMURCHY, the present supervisor of South Grove township, is a fairly well known citizen of the county and is a practical farmer, one who has made a success of his chosen vocation. He was born in Kane county, Illinois, November 3, 1850, and is the son of Malcolm and Jeannette (Renwick) McMurchy, both of whom were natives of Scotland and who were the parents of six children, as follows: Daniel, Walter, John, Malcolm, Mary and Agnes.

Malcolm McMurchy, Sr. was reared in his native land and there learned the carpenter's trade, an "occupation which he followed exclusively while yet residing in his native land. In an early day he crossed the ocean to Canada, and in 1845 came to Kane county and there worked at his trade. On the 29th of March, 1842. he married Jeannette Renwick, a daughter of Walter Renwick, both of whom were natives of Scotland. William Renwick. the paternal great-grandfather of our subject, was a native of Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and was also a farmer by occupation He emigrated to America with his family, and in De Kalb county, Illinois, engaged in farming, a vocation at which he continued until his death at the age of eighty years. Malcolm McMurchy, Sr., came to De Kalb county in 1850, and located on his farm where our subject now resides in 1863, and there died, February 14, 1865, at the age of sixty years.

The subject of this sketch grew to manhood on his father's farm and has made farming his life work. He received a common- school education and by reading and observation has since become a well-informed man. He has a farm of one hundred and sixty acres, the old McMurchy homestead, which he has well improved and kept under the highest state of cultivation. He is quite prominent in his township and for three terms served as road commissioner, and in the spring of 1898 was elected supervisor of his township. In politics he is a thorough Republican and has voted with that party since attaining his majority. Fraternally he is a Mason, holding membership with the lodge at Creston.1

     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Daily Chronicle published in DeKalb, Illinois 9 July 1908:
OBITUARY
Malcolm McMurchy, until recently supervisor of South Grove Township, died at his home, July 8th at 10 o'clock p. m., after a long and painful illness. He was a well known citizen of the county and a practical farmer, one who has made a success of his chosen vocation. The decedent was born in Kane County. Ill.. Nov. 3. 1850. his parents being natives of Scotland. The subject of this sketch grew to manhood on his father's farm in this county and has made farming his life work. He received a common school education and by reading and observation has since become a well-informed man. He was prominent In his township and served as road commissioner for three terms. In the spring of 1898 he was elected supervisor of his township, which position he held until ill health compelled him to resign. In polities he was a thorough Republican and had voted with that party since attaining his majority. Fraternally he was a mason. holding membership with the lodge at Creston. He was unmarried, his sister, Mary McMurchy. being his housekeeper. Two brothers and two sisters are left to mourn the death of Malcolm McMurchy beside numerous friends.6


Census Data

     Malcolm appeared on the 1850 Federal Census Pampas Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Jennet McMurchy.2

Malcolm appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Pierce Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Janett McMurchy.3

Malcolm McMurchy appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 6 June 1900, enumerated as a farmer. His household included his mother Janet and siblings Mary, Agnes and John.4

Citations

  1. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 284 - Malcolm McMurchy ... son of Malcolm and Jeannette (Renwick) McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  2. [S3643] Malcom McMurchy household, Oct 29, 1850 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pampa, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 370B, Ancestry.com Roll: M432_104; Image: 414.
  3. [S7007] Malcolm McMurchy household, July 16, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pierceville P.O., Pierce, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 173, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 173.
  4. [S7008] Malcolm McMurchy household, June 6, 1900 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove (township), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 3A; Family: 46, Ancestry.com Roll: 297; Enumeration District: 0017; FHL microfilm: 1240297.
  5. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Malcolm McMurchy.
  6. [S7019] Obituary (Malcolm McMurchy), The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Jul 9, 1908, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  7. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Malcolm McMurchy.

Mary McMurchy1,2,3,4,5,6,7

F, #27546, b. 17 August 1850, d. 19 April 1935
Father*Malcolm McMurchy1,3 b. 4 Mar 1802, d. 14 Feb 1865
Mother*Janet Renwick1,3,4 b. 23 Dec 1813, d. 26 Sep 1905
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited14 Jul 2017
     Mary was born on 17 August 1850 in Cortland Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.2,7 Alternatively, she was born in August 1852 in Illinois, USAG,3,4,6,8 or circa 1855 in Illinois, USAG, in the 1910 census.5 She died on 19 April 1935 at age 84.2 She was buried on 22 April 1935 in Woodlawn (Brodie's Grove) Cemetery, Ogle County, Illinois, USAG.2,7
     In the obituary of Malcolm McMurchy who died 8 July 1908, Malcolm's sister, Mary McMurchy was listed as a survivor.9
     In the obituary of John McMurchy who died 12 March 1923, John's sister, Mary McMurchy was listed as a survivor.10
     Mary McMurchy was referenced in a newspaper article about Walter Renwick and Mary Renwick on 11 September 1923 in the newspaper the Daily Chronicle.11
     In the obituary of Daniel H McMurchy who died 15 May 1929, Daniel's sister, Mary McMurchy was listed as a survivor.12,13
     Mary McMurchy, Agnes's niece, was referenced in a newspaper article about Agnes Renwick on 2 January 1932 in the newspaper the True Republican.14
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Daily Chronicle published in DeKalb, Illinois 20 April 1935:
Miss McMurchy Of Sycamore Is Summoned
Mary McMurchy, for nineteen years a resident of Sycamore, passed away last evening at 6:05 o'clock at her home at 121 Mason Court in Sycamore. Miss McMurchy had not been In good health for some time, although she bad only been seriously ill for the past three weeks.

Born in Cortland Township on August 17. 1850 she moved with her parents to South Grove when a young girl. The home was made in that community until nineteen years ago when she came to Sycamore.

Funeral services will be held on Monday afternoon At 1:30 o'clock from the home.7


Census Data

     Mary appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Pierce Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of her parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Janett McMurchy.3

Mary appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, in the household of Malcolm McMurchy.4

Mary appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, in the household of John McMurchy.5

Mary appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, in the household of John McMurchy.6

Mary McMurchy appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 4 April 1930, living alone, enumerated as a housewife even though she had never been married. She owned her home valued at $7,000 and had a radio..8

Citations

  1. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 284 - Malcolm McMurchy ... son of Malcolm and Jeannette (Renwick) McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  2. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Mary McMurchy.
  3. [S7007] Malcolm McMurchy household, July 16, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pierceville P.O., Pierce, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 173, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 173.
  4. [S7008] Malcolm McMurchy household, June 6, 1900 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove (township), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 3A; Family: 46, Ancestry.com Roll: 297; Enumeration District: 0017; FHL microfilm: 1240297.
  5. [S7009] John McMurchy household, Apr 30, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove (township), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 5A; Family: 95, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_285; Enumeration District: 0036; FHL microfilm: 1374298.
  6. [S7010] John McMurchy household, Jan 7, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, Sycamore (city), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 6A; Family: 118, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_303; Enumeration District: 46; Image: 521.
  7. [S7021] Miss McMurchy Of Sycamore Is Summoned, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Apr 20, 1935, Page 1, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  8. [S7011] Mary McMurchy household, Apr 4, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, Sycamore (city), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 5A; Family: 117, Ancestry.com Roll: 510; Enumeration District: 0007; Image: 105.0; FHL microfilm: 2340245, note that she was classified as a housewife even though she had never been married!
  9. [S7019] Obituary (Malcolm McMurchy), The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Jul 9, 1908, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  10. [S7017] Services For John McMurchy on Wednesday, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Mar 13, 1923, Page 2, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  11. [S7030] Court House News, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Sep 11, 1923, Page 3, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  12. [S7015] Death Takes A Pioneer Farmer of South Grove, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, May 16, 1929, Page 1, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Daniel McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  13. [S8003] Death Takes A Pioneer Farmer of South Grove, Sycamore True Republican, Sycamore, IL, May 18, 1929, Page 1, column 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Obituary: Daniel H. McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  14. [S3982] Mrs. William Bryan Celebrates Her 96th Birthday on Tuesday, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 2 Jan 1932, Page 1 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, Mrs. William Bryan Celebrates Her 96th Birthday on Tuesday. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.

Agnes McMurchy1,2,3,4

F, #27547, b. 19 August 1855, d. 20 May 1912
Father*Malcolm McMurchy1,2 b. 4 Mar 1802, d. 14 Feb 1865
Mother*Janet Renwick1,2,3 b. 23 Dec 1813, d. 26 Sep 1905
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited20 Oct 2016
     Agnes was born on 19 August 1855 in Illinois, USAG.5,2 Alternatively, she was born in August 1856 in Illinois, USAG.3,4 She died on 20 May 1912 at age 56.5 She was buried in Woodlawn (Brodie's Grove) Cemetery, Ogle County, Illinois, USAG.5

Census Data

     Agnes appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Pierce Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of her parents, Malcolm McMurchy and Janett McMurchy.2

Agnes appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, in the household of Malcolm McMurchy.3

Agnes appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of South Grove Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, in the household of John McMurchy.4

Citations

  1. [S3522] Unknown compiler, compiler, The Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois (Chicago, IL: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1898), Page 284 - Malcolm McMurchy ... son of Malcolm and Jeannette (Renwick) McMurchy. Hereinafter cited as Biographical Record of De Kalb County, Illinois.
  2. [S7007] Malcolm McMurchy household, July 16, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pierceville P.O., Pierce, De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 173, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_173; Image: 173.
  3. [S7008] Malcolm McMurchy household, June 6, 1900 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove (township), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 3A; Family: 46, Ancestry.com Roll: 297; Enumeration District: 0017; FHL microfilm: 1240297.
  4. [S7009] John McMurchy household, Apr 30, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, South Grove (township), De Kalb, Illinois; Page: 5A; Family: 95, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_285; Enumeration District: 0036; FHL microfilm: 1374298.
  5. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Agnes McMurchy.

John Thomas Renwick1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #27548, b. 24 May 1883, d. 10 June 1944
Foster Father*Robert Renwick7,5 b. 11 Sep 1838, d. 26 Jul 1928
Foster Mother*Mary Amelia Denton7,5 b. 11 Jan 1848, d. 14 Oct 1937
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     John was born on 24 May 1883 in Tennessee, USAG, but some sources give his birthplace as Chicago.7,8,1,2,9,6,10 John married Mary Harriett Glidden on 2 May 1910 in Spink County, South Dakota, USAG.1,8,11,5,10,6 He died on 10 June 1944 in DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG, at age 61.8,5
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Mary Glidden, Mrs Richard Murdock, Jack Renwick, Ross Renwick, Lewis W Renwick and Frances Ann Tome. Predeceased: Robert Renwick, Mrs Robert Renwick and Jimmy Renwick.8,5 John Thomas Renwick was buried on 13 June 1944 in Afton Cemetery, Afton, DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.8,5
     He registered for the "Old Man's" draft on 27 April 1942 in DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG. He indicated his employer was the De Kalb Agricultural Association Inc..1
     John Renwick was recorded as father of the bride at the marriage of James Richard Murdock and Vergene Renwick on 4 January 1944.12
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the True Republican published in Sycamore, Illinois 13 June 1944:
John Thomas Renwick Dies Saturday Night
The sudden death of John Thomas Renwick on Saturday evening about 8:30 o'clock, at his home on the DeKalb road, was a great shock to his family, and many friends. He was at work in his garden, when presumably he was stricken with a heart attack, to which succumbed. He was found later in the garden by his daughter.

Mr. Renwick was born in Chicago on May 24, 1883, his foster parents being Mr. and Mrs. Robert Renwick of Maple Park. He came to Maple Park as a young lad, here growing to mature years. On May 2, 1910, he was united in marriage to Mary Glidden of DeKalb, they making their home in the vicinity for a number of years. The decedent was employed in Sycamore by the DeKalb Agricultural Association.

Mr. Renwick was a man greatly devoted to his home and family. He was also very friendly and was liked by all who knew him. His sudden passing will mourned in the home also in the community.

Surviving besides his grief stricken wife are four daughters, Mrs. Albert F. Tome of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Jack Hartman, Sycamore; Mrs. Kenneth Handschug, DeKalb, and Mrs. Richard Murdock, Sycamore, also three sons, Jack of Sycamore, Ross of Michigan and Lewis, who is serving in the United States Navy somewhere in the British Isles, and seven grand children, one being Frances Ann Tome, who has made her home with her late grandfather. One son, Jimmy, died in infancy.

Funeral services were held this Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from the Nelson & Ronan Mortuary in DeKalb with the Rev. F. H. Weichlein in charge. Burial took place In the Alton cemetery.5



     In the obituary of Jack Renwick who died 14 December 1960, Jack's father, J T Renwick was listed as predeceased.13
     In the obituary of Lewis W Renwick who died 16 January 1974, Lewis's father, J T Renwick was listed as predeceased.14

External link for John Thomas Renwick on his WeRelate Wiki Person Page.15
     October 2016 Research notes:
Look for 1940 census.15

Census Data

     John T appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Pierce Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of his parents, Robert Renwick and Mary A Renwick, listed as an adopted son, a farm laborer.7

John T Renwick appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Redfield, Spink County, South Dakota, enumerated 30 April 1910, enumerated as one of five lodgers in the John Stewart household. He was a machinist in an automobile company..2

John Renwick and Mary Renwick appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Sandwich, Sandwich Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 3 January 1920, enumerated as a laborer in a factory. Their children Ross V and John were listed as living with them.6

John Renwick and Mary Renwick appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of DeKalb, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 2 April 1930, enumerated as a salesman for a grocery store. Their children Ross, Jack, Virgine and Lewis W were listed as living with them.10

Family

Mary Harriett Glidden b. 1892 or 1893
Marriage*John married Mary Harriett Glidden on 2 May 1910 in Spink County, South Dakota, USAG.1,8,11,5,10,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2775] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration), Ancestry.com, World War II Draft Registration search; "United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration"; cited as "Old Man's Draft., Name: John Thomas Renwick
    Wife: Mary H Renwick.
  2. [S3647] John Stewart household, April 30, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 2, Redfield, Spink, South Dakota; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 88, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_1488; Image: 367; FHL Number: 1375501.
  3. [S3903] Locals and Personals, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, Mar 3, 1944, Page 5 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  4. [S3914] Social and Club Activities, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, January 03, 1941, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  5. [S3919] John Thomas Renwick Dies Saturday Night., True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, June 13, 1944, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, John Thomas Renwick Dies Saturday Night. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  6. [S3930] John Renwick household, Jan 3, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 2, Sandwich, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 37;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_303 Image: 320.
  7. [S3645] Robert Renwick household, June 5, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Pierce, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 14., Ancestry.com Roll: T623_297.
  8. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: John Thomas Renwick.
  9. [S3919] True Republican, June 13, 1944, Page 2.
  10. [S3929] John Renwick household, Apr 2, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Dekalb, Dekalb, Illinois; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 19-13, Ancestry.com Roll: 510; Image: 227.0; Family History Library Film: 2340245.
  11. [S3628] South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8561, Name: John Thomas Renwick. Hereinafter cited as South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949.
  12. [S3931] Societies and Clubs, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 4 Jan 1944, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  13. [S3981] Receive Word Here of Accidental Death of Jack Renwick, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 16 Dec 1960, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  14. [S7043] Lewis W. Renwick, undated newspaper clipping, Illinois, about Jan 18, 1974 viewed at http://obits.mirusresearch.com/,, Lewis W. Renwick. Hereinafter cited as undated newspaper clipping.
  15. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  16. [S3916] Locals and Personal Brevities, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 31 May 1940, Page 5 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  17. [S6822] Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 , Ancestry.com, Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952; "Original data: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics"; cited as "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952., Mr Ross Varnum Ren?? & Ina Lucile Spalding.
  18. [S3924] Unknown article title, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 6 Jan 1942, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  19. [S3918] Lewis Renwick ..., The True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 25 July 1947, Page 5 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.

Mary Harriett Glidden1,2,3,4

F, #27550, b. 1892 or 1893
Last Edited12 Jul 2017
     Mary was born in 1892 or 1893 in Illinois, USAG.3,4,5 Mary married John Thomas Renwick on 2 May 1910 in Spink County, South Dakota, USAG.1,2,3,6,4,5 Mary married Arthur H Holcomb on 18 July 1952 in Parish House of the Federated church, Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.7
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or news article about their wedding.7

     Mrs John Renwick was recorded as mother of the bride at the marriage of James Richard Murdock and Vergene Renwick on 4 January 1944.8
     In the obituary of John Thomas Renwick who died 10 June 1944, John's widow, Mary Glidden was listed as a survivor.2,6
     Mrs John Renwick was referenced in a newspaper article about a family dinner at the home of Mrs. Joe Klass published on 24 November 1944 in the newspaper the True Republican.9

     Mary Renwick was referenced in a newspaper article about a visit by Lewis W Renwick, Lewis's son, published on 25 July 1947 in the newspaper the True Republican.10

     Mary Renwick was referenced in a newspaper article about a showerfor her granddaughter, Mrs Jervis Milam who was recently married published on 27 July 1948 in the newspaper the True Republican.11

     In the obituary of Jack Renwick who died 14 December 1960, Jack's mother, Mrs J T Renwick was listed as a survivor.12
     In the obituary of Lewis W Renwick who died 16 January 1974, Lewis's mother, Mary Harriett Glidden was listed as predeceased.13

External link for Mary Harriett Glidden on her WeRelate Wiki Person Page.14

Census Data

     Mary Renwick and John Renwick appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Sandwich, Sandwich Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 3 January 1920, enumerated as a laborer in a factory. Their children Ross V and John were listed as living with them.5

Mary Renwick and John Renwick appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of DeKalb, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 2 April 1930, enumerated as a salesman for a grocery store. Their children Ross, Jack, Virgine and Lewis W were listed as living with them.4

Family 1

John Thomas Renwick b. 24 May 1883, d. 10 Jun 1944
Marriage*Mary married John Thomas Renwick on 2 May 1910 in Spink County, South Dakota, USAG.1,2,3,6,4,5 
Children

Family 2

Arthur Hiram Holcomb b. 7 Jul 1875, d. 28 Jun 1956
Marriage*Mary married Arthur H Holcomb on 18 July 1952 in Parish House of the Federated church, Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USAG.7 
MarWitReg*
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or news article about their wedding.7
 

Citations

  1. [S2775] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration), Ancestry.com, World War II Draft Registration search; "United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration"; cited as "Old Man's Draft., Name: John Thomas Renwick
    Wife: Mary H Renwick.
  2. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: John Thomas Renwick.
  3. [S3628] South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8561, Name: John Thomas Renwick. Hereinafter cited as South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949.
  4. [S3929] John Renwick household, Apr 2, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Dekalb, Dekalb, Illinois; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 19-13, Ancestry.com Roll: 510; Image: 227.0; Family History Library Film: 2340245.
  5. [S3930] John Renwick household, Jan 3, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 2, Sandwich, DeKalb, Illinois; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 37;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_303 Image: 320.
  6. [S3919] John Thomas Renwick Dies Saturday Night., True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, June 13, 1944, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,, John Thomas Renwick Dies Saturday Night. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  7. [S3812] Arthur Holcomb, Mrs. Mary Renwick United in Marriage, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, July 22, 1952, Page 2, column 3 & 4 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  8. [S3931] Societies and Clubs, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 4 Jan 1944, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  9. [S3922] Local and Personals, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 24 Nov 1944, Page 5 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  10. [S3918] Lewis Renwick ..., The True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 25 July 1947, Page 5 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  11. [S7480] Societies and Clubs, The True Republican, Sycamore, IL, July 27, 1948, Page 2, column 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  12. [S3981] Receive Word Here of Accidental Death of Jack Renwick, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 16 Dec 1960, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  13. [S7043] Lewis W. Renwick, undated newspaper clipping, Illinois, about Jan 18, 1974 viewed at http://obits.mirusresearch.com/,, Lewis W. Renwick. Hereinafter cited as undated newspaper clipping.
  14. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  15. [S3916] Locals and Personal Brevities, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 31 May 1940, Page 5 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  16. [S6822] Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 , Ancestry.com, Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952; "Original data: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics"; cited as "Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952., Mr Ross Varnum Ren?? & Ina Lucile Spalding.
  17. [S3924] Unknown article title, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 6 Jan 1942, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  18. [S3919] True Republican, June 13, 1944, Page 2.
  19. [S3951] Locals and Personals, The True Republican, Sycamore, IL, Jan 5, 1945, Page 2 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.

Minnie Townsend1,2,3,4

F, #27551, b. October 1867
Father*George F Townsend1 b. May 1836, d. 21 Apr 1903
Mother*Casia M Chapman1,4 b. 7 Jun 1840, d. 22 Jan 1928
Last Edited26 Apr 2016
     Minnie was born in October 1867 in Wisconsin, USAG.1,3,4,5 Minnie married David Herbert Riddell circa 1899.1,6,3,4,7
     Mrs. David Riddell played the music at the wedding of John Joseph Helming and Minnie M Riddell on 10 October 1905 at the newspaper the, Daily Chronicle, DeKalb, Illinois, USAG.8 Minnie Townsend was listed as a survivor in the obituary of David Herbert Riddell who died 6 February 1923, David's wife.6,7
     Mrs. David Riddell was referenced in a newspaper article about Walter Renwick and Mary Renwick on 11 September 1923 in the newspaper the Daily Chronicle.9

Census Data

     Minnie Townsend appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in the household of George F Townsend and Casia M Townsend.1

Minnie T Riddell and David Riddell appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, enumerated 21 April 1910, enumerated as a Conductor on a RailRoad. Their son Walter T was listed as living with them. As was hs mother-in-law, Casia Townsend.4

Minnie Riddell and David H Riddell appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, enumerated circa 28 January 1920, enumerated as a Conductor on a RailRoad. Their son Walter was listed as living with them.3

Minnie Townsend appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, enumerated 18 April 1930, enumerated as a widow. Her son Walter was listed as living with her. There was also a roomer in the household.5

Minnie Riddell appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, enumerated 5 April 1940, enumerated without an occupation. As were her sister-in-law, Minnie Helming and niece, Anna Sagle. They had lived together since at least 1935.10

Family

David Herbert Riddell b. 16 Jul 1866, d. 6 Feb 1923
Marriage*Minnie married David Herbert Riddell circa 1899.1,6,3,4,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3652] Geo F Townsend household, June 1, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Chicago Ward 13, Cook, Illinois; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 403., Ancestry.com Roll: T623_261.
  2. [S3653] Cook County, Illinois, Births Index, 1878-1922, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1499, Name: Walter Townsend Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Cook County Ill Births.
  3. [S3654] David H Riddell household, c 28 Jan 1920 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 854, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_324; Image: 353.
  4. [S3655] David Riddell household, April 21, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Chicago Ward 14, Cook, Illinois; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0706, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_256; Image: 1085; FHL Number: 1374269.
  5. [S4145] Minnie Ridell household, Apr 18, 1930 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Oak Park, Cook, Illinois; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 2265;, Ancestry.com Roll: 505;Image: 69.0; FHL microfilm: 2340240.
  6. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: David H. Riddell
    Father Name: Francis Riddell
    Mother Name: Georgia Thompson
    Spouse Name: Minnie T. Riddel.
  7. [S3894] Died Two Months After Being Crushed By Cars, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 10 Feb 1923, Page 4 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  8. [S6422] Miss Riddell Is A Bride, The Daily Chronicle, DeKalb, IL, Oct 11, 1905, Page 1, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Miss Riddell Is A Bride. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  9. [S7030] Court House News, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Sep 11, 1923, Page 3, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  10. [S6421] Minnie Ridell household, Apr 5, 1940 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 16-369; Family: 66, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_785.
  11. [S3653] Cook County Ill Births, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1499, Walter Townsend Riddell.

George F Townsend1

M, #27552, b. May 1836, d. 21 April 1903
Last Edited26 Oct 2016
     George was born in May 1836 in New York, USAG.1 George married Casia M Chapman in 1870.1 He died on 21 April 1903 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USAG, at age 66.2

Census Data

     George F Townsend and Casia M Townsend appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, enumerated 1 June 1900, enumerated as a clerk. As was his son-in-law, David H Riddell.1

Family

Casia M Chapman b. 7 Jun 1840, d. 22 Jan 1928
Child

Citations

  1. [S3652] Geo F Townsend household, June 1, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Chicago Ward 13, Cook, Illinois; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 403., Ancestry.com Roll: T623_261.
  2. [S3547] Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1878-1922, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2552, George F Townsend. Hereinafter cited as Cook County Ill Deaths.

Casia M Chapman1,2,3

F, #27553, b. 7 June 1840, d. 22 January 1928
Father*William A Chapman3
Mother*Catherine Mercer3
Last Edited26 Oct 2016
     Casia was born on 7 June 1840 in Youngstown, Ohio, USAG.3,1,2 Casia married George F Townsend in 1870.1 She died on 22 January 1928 in Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, USAG, at age 87.3 Casia M Chapman was buried on 25 January 1928 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USAG.3

Census Data

     Casia M Townsend and George F Townsend appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, enumerated 1 June 1900, enumerated as a clerk. As was his son-in-law, David H Riddell.1

Casia appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in the household of David Riddell and Minnie T Riddell.2

Family

George F Townsend b. May 1836, d. 21 Apr 1903
Child

Citations

  1. [S3652] Geo F Townsend household, June 1, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Chicago Ward 13, Cook, Illinois; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 403., Ancestry.com Roll: T623_261.
  2. [S3655] David Riddell household, April 21, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Chicago Ward 14, Cook, Illinois; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0706, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_256; Image: 1085; FHL Number: 1374269.
  3. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Casia M. Townsend
    Father Name: William A. Chapman
    Mother Name: Catherine Mercer
    Spouse Name: George F. Townsend.

Walter Townsend Riddell1,2,3

M, #27554, b. 8 June 1907, d. 12 February 1972
Father*David Herbert Riddell1,2,3 b. 16 Jul 1866, d. 6 Feb 1923
Mother*Minnie Townsend1,2,3,4 b. Oct 1867
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited11 Jan 2016
     Walter was born on 8 June 1907 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USAG.5,1,2,3,4 He died on 12 February 1972 in Cook County, Illinois, USAG, at age 64.5,6
     Walter Riddell was listed as a survivor in the obituary of David Herbert Riddell who died 6 February 1923, David's son.7,3
     Walter Riddell was referenced in a newspaper article about Walter Renwick and Mary Renwick on 11 September 1923 in the newspaper the Daily Chronicle.8

Census Data

     Walter T appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois in the household of his parents, David Riddell and Minnie T Riddell.2

Walter appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois in the household of his parents, David H Riddell and Minnie Riddell.9

Walter appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois in the household of his mother Minnie Townsend.4

Citations

  1. [S3653] Cook County, Illinois, Births Index, 1878-1922, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1499, Walter Townsend Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Cook County Ill Births.
  2. [S3655] David Riddell household, April 21, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Chicago Ward 14, Cook, Illinois; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0706, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_256; Image: 1085; FHL Number: 1374269.
  3. [S3894] Died Two Months After Being Crushed By Cars, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 10 Feb 1923, Page 4 viewed at http://www.library.illinois.edu/,. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  4. [S4145] Minnie Ridell household, Apr 18, 1930 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Oak Park, Cook, Illinois; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 2265;, Ancestry.com Roll: 505;Image: 69.0; FHL microfilm: 2340240.
  5. [S537] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Walter Riddell. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  6. [S3694] Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1908-1988, online Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1908-1988, Name: Walter T Riddell. Hereinafter cited as Cook County Ill Deaths.
  7. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: David H. Riddell
    Father Name: Francis Riddell
    Mother Name: Georgia Thompson
    Spouse Name: Minnie T. Riddel.
  8. [S7030] Court House News, The Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, Sep 11, 1923, Page 3, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,. Hereinafter cited as Daily Chronicle.
  9. [S3654] David H Riddell household, c 28 Jan 1920 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 854, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_324; Image: 353.

William A Chapman1

M, #27555
Last Edited30 Apr 2012
     William married Catherine Mercer.1

Family

Catherine Mercer
Child

Citations

  1. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Casia M. Townsend
    Father Name: William A. Chapman
    Mother Name: Catherine Mercer
    Spouse Name: George F. Townsend.

Catherine Mercer1

F, #27556
Last Edited30 Apr 2012
     Catherine married William A Chapman.1

Family

William A Chapman
Child

Citations

  1. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Casia M. Townsend
    Father Name: William A. Chapman
    Mother Name: Catherine Mercer
    Spouse Name: George F. Townsend.

Martha Riddell1

F, #27557, b. 1901 or 1902
Father*Frank A Riddell2,1 b. 22 Nov 1870, d. 29 Jul 1929
Mother*Vida W (?)2,1 b. Jul 1874
Last Edited7 May 2012
     Martha was born in 1901 or 1902 in Illinois, USAG.2,1

Census Data

     Martha appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois in the household of her parents, Frank Riddell and Vide Riddell.1

Martha appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois in the household of her parents, Frank Riddell and Vida Riddell.2

Citations

  1. [S3658] Frank Riddell household, Apr 12, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0118, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_321; Image: 237; FHL Number: 1374334.
  2. [S3656] Frank Ridtell household, Jan 2, 1920 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Precinct 10, Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 134;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_403 Image: 58.

Jeannette Riddell1

F, #27559, b. August 1898
Father*Frank A Riddell1,2 b. 22 Nov 1870, d. 29 Jul 1929
Mother*Vida W (?)1,2 b. Jul 1874
Last Edited7 May 2012
     Jeannette was born in August 1898 in Illinois, USAG.1,2

Census Data

     Jeanett appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois in the household of her parents, Frank Riddell and W Vide Riddell.2

Jeannette appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois in the household of her parents, Frank Riddell and Vide Riddell.1

Citations

  1. [S3658] Frank Riddell household, Apr 12, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0118, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_321; Image: 237; FHL Number: 1374334.
  2. [S3660] Frank Riddell household, June 13, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Princeton, Bureau, Illinois; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 25., Ancestry.com Roll: T623_239.

Frank A Riddell1,2

M, #27560, b. 22 November 1870, d. 29 July 1929
Father*Silas Riddell2
Mother*Sarah Vernon2
Last Edited26 Oct 2016
     Frank was born on 22 November 1870 in Millersburg, Millersburg Twp., Mercer County, Illinois, USAG.3,2 Frank married Vida W (?) in 1895 or 1896.2,4,5,3 He died on 29 July 1929 in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USAG, at age 58 His occupation was given as a Freight Agent.2 Frank A Riddell was buried on 31 July 1929 in New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois, USAG.2
     External link for Frank A Riddell on his WeRelate Wiki Person Page.6
     October 2016 Research notes:
review 1900 census to determine if his initial is included in his name. Also, in the 1920 census, which reading of surname do I read?6

Census Data

     Frank Riddell and W Vide Riddell appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, enumerated 13 June 1900 Their daughter Jeanett was listed as living with them.3

Frank Riddell and Vide Riddell appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, enumerated 22 April 1910 Their children Jeannette and Martha were listed as living with them.5

Frank Riddell and Vida Riddell appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, enumerated 2 January 1920 Their children Martha were listed as living with them.7

Family

Vida W (?) b. Jul 1874
Marriage*Frank married Vida W (?) in 1895 or 1896.2,4,5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3659] Frank Riddell household, 13 Jun 1910 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 25., Ancestry.com Roll: T623_239.
  2. [S3491] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Frank A. Riddell.
  3. [S3660] Frank Riddell household, June 13, 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Princeton, Bureau, Illinois; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 25., Ancestry.com Roll: T623_239.
  4. [S3657] Vide W Riddell household, 12 Apr 1930 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 76, Ancestry.com Roll: 553; Image: 516.0.
  5. [S3658] Frank Riddell household, Apr 12, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0118, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_321; Image: 237; FHL Number: 1374334.
  6. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  7. [S3656] Frank Ridtell household, Jan 2, 1920 US Federal Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Precinct 10, Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 134;, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_403 Image: 58.