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Lawrence County Early Settlers


Data on early settlers of Lawrence County extracted from the book "Combined Histories of Edwards, Lawrence and Wabash Counties, IL", published by J. L. McDonough & Co., Philadelphia, 1883. Extracted and transcribed by Laurel Treat, March 2006. More on Page Two...

Name

Year

Family or Etc.

Place

Notes

Adams, John 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Adams, William 06-23-1821 at his home Lawrence cty Militia Formation
Anderson, Thomas Esq. 4-14-1821   Lawrence cty J.P. county meeting
Ashbrook, Thomas 4-14-1821   Lawrence cty Appointed County Constable
Ashbrook, William 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Askin, John bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Baird, James bef 1821   Lawrence cty, Town 4 North, Range 10 West claimed or bought land
Baird, Joseph 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Barney, Casiah 3-07-1822 Cossier Pargin Lawrence cty Marriage
Bassine, J. B. bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Bassine, Laurent bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Bennefield, Robert 1821   Lawrence cty Appointed Coroner
Blanchard, William P. 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Bland, Thomas 4-14-1821   Lawrence cty Appointed County Constable
Bond, Joshua 06-05-1826   Lawrence cty Contract to build courthouse
Bonneau, Pierre bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Bosseron, Francois bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Buchanan, Victor 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Buchanan, Victor 06-23-1821 at his home Lawrence cty Militia Formation
Campbell, H. S. 1821   Lawrence cty Retail Liquor license
Canthorn, Gabriel T. 1826 Mar, June, Dec Lawrence cty Court Sessions held in his home
Chafie, Onates 1823   Lawrence cty courthouse builder
Clark, William bef 1821   Lawrence cty, Town 4 North, Range 10 West claimed or bought land
Clubb, Samuel H. 8-20-1821   Lawrence cty Exector of Will of John Pargin
Clubb, Samuel H. 4-14-1821   Lawrence cty Appointed County Treasurer
DeLong, Cornelius 1821   Lawrence cty Tavern license
DeLong, Cornelius 06-23-1821 at his home Lawrence cty Militia Formation
Dubois, Henry 1821   Lawrence cty Appointed Sheriff
Dubois, Toussaint bef 1821   Lawrence cty, Town 4 North, Range 10 West claimed or bought land
Dubois, Toussaint 4-14-1821 Resigned Sept. 1821 Lawrence cty Appointed County Clerk
Dunlap, John 4-14-1821 Appointed Surveyor Lawrence cty 1st county commission meeting
Eaton, Joshua 1823   Lawrence cty courthouse builder
Eliot, John bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Fail, Isaac Mar 1822   Lawrence cty Jail builder
Gibson, James 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Gillham, Henry bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Gillham, H. M. Aug 1822   Lawrence cty contract to build courthouse
Gilham, H. M. 8-20-1821   Lawrence cty Probate Judge
Hamlas, Larant bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Hamtramac, Joseph bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Harrison, William H. bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Hawl (Hall), Hugh bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Helphestine, Jacob 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Hogue, William bef 1821   Lawrence cty, Town 4 North, Range 10 West claimed or bought land
Kinkade, Hugh 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Lamotte, Joseph bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Lamotte, Joseph 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Lanterman, James 4-14-1821   Lawrence cty 1st county commission meeting
Lampbear, Elijah 1821   Lawrence cty Tavern license
Lancave, Samuel 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Leach, William 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Lewis, Isaiah 06-23-1821 at his home Lawrence cty Militia Formation
Martin, William 4-14-1821   Lawrence cty 1st county commission meeting
McCleave, Benjamin 1821   Lawrence cty J.P.
McCorkle, Richard B. 06-23-1821 at his home Lawrence cty Militia Formation
McCord, Harris 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
McIntosh, William bef 1821 speculator Lawrence cty, Town 4 North, Range 10 West claimed or bought land
McLean, James M. 09-03-1821   Lawrence cty Appointed Circuit Clerk
Mieure, Richard June 1825 at his home Lawrence cty Court Session held
Mills, John 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Norton, Asa 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Pargin, Cossier 3-07-1822 Casiah Barney - husband Lawrence cty Marriage
Pargin, John 8-20-1821 Peter - sonPolly - daughterJohn - sonJacob - sonCossier - wife Lawrence cty Probated Will
Price, Peter 06-23-1821 at his home Lawrence cty Militia Formation
Reeves, Abner bef 1821   Lawrence cty, Town 4 North, Range 10 West claimed or bought land
Robinson, Andrew bef 1821   Lawrence cty, Town 4 North, Range 10 West claimed or bought land
Robinson, Jeremiah 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Robinson, J. M. 1821   Lawrence cty Appointed Prosecuting Attny
Ruark, John 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Ryan, James 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Slaughter, Lawrence bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Smith, Bastian Aug 1822   Lawrence cty bricks for courthouse
Snapp, A. F. bef 1821   Lawrence cty, Town 4 North, Range 10 West claimed or bought land
Spencer, William 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Stoltz, Samuel 8-20-1821   Lawrence cty Witness of Will of John Pargin
Sullivan, Daniel bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Taylor, Corneilius 1821   Lawrence cty Jail builder
Thompson, M. 4-14-1821   Lawrence cty Officer appointed by Governor Shadrach Bond 1st County Commission meeting
Travis, Daniel 1821   Lawrence cty J.P.
Trout, Jacob 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Turner, Alexander 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Vanatta, Aaron 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Vanatta, Aaron 8-20-1821   Lawrence cty Witness of Will of John Pargin
Vigo, Francois bef 1821   Lawrence cty ("French") section claimed or bought land
Wade, Hiram Dec 1825 at his home Lawrence cty Court Session held
Westfall, James 1821   Lawrence cty J.P.
Westrope, William 4-14-1821 for first Monday of June Lawrence cty 1st term of circuit court Appointed petit juror
Wilson, William 4-14-1821   Lawrence cty Officer appointed by Governor Shadrach Bond 1st County Commission meeting, Circuit Judge

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