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John McElroy, II

John McElroy, II
b. to Robert and Matilda (Trout) McElroy
d. 6 April 1887, Kankakee County, Illinois

m. 11 February 1840, Jefferson County, Indiana
Margaret Crozier
b. to James and Mary (Woods) Crozier
d. November 1871, Kankakee County, Illinois

Children with Margaret Crozier:
• Sarah (1849-1920) married Ben Roberts
• George McKee (1852-1939) married Lydia Cooper
• Julia E. (b. 1854) married James Smiley
• James (1857-1948) married Melissa Ann Hoyt Cooper
• Mary Frances “Mace” (1858-1939) married John Blackstone Cooper
• John, Jr. (1861-1938) married Cora Jane Cooper
• Edwin McLellan (1864-1938) (twin) married (1) Belle Sullinder, (2) Magda T. Kopstad
• Elvina “Allie” (b. 1864) (twin) married Harry Watkins
• Wilbur (1868-1899) (twin)
• Willis (1868-1929) (twin) married Katie Mann

John came Indiana in 1830 as a boy. He moved to LaPorte County about 1854 and to Kankakee County, Illinois, in 1860. He was a farmer, a stock breeder, and a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Submitted by:
Tammy Wilson
Newton NC
E-mail: tym50@bellsouth.net

Robert McElroy

Robert McElroy
b. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to John and Margaret (Campbell) McElroy
d. 19 August 1874, Kankakee County, Illinois

m. about 1825, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Matilda “Amanda” Trout
d. 1891, Kankakee, Illinois

Children with Matilda Trout:
• John (1826-1887) married Margaret Crozier
• Amanda (b. 1827)
• Paul (b. 1829)
• Hannah (b. 1833)
• Isaac (b. 1835)
• Margaret (b. 1837)
• Hester “Hettie” (b. 1841)
• William (b. 1843)
• James (b. 1849)
• Sarah (b. 1851)

In 1830, the family came from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to Jefferson County, Indiana. They moved to LaPorte County, Indiana, about 1854. They then moved to Kankakee County, Illinois, in 1860. Robert was a farmer. His parents came from Ireland to Pennsylvania about 1802; all their children were born in Pennsylvania.

Submitted by:
Tammy Wilson
Newton NC
E-mail: tym50@bellsouth.net

James Crozier

James Crozier
b. Ireland
d. 20 April 1873, Bourbonnais, Kankakee County, Illinois

m. Ireland
Mary Woods
b. Ireland
d. 1858, Kankakee County, Illinois

Children with Mary Woods:

  • John (b. 1825) married Mary Jane Ritchie (b. 1830)
  • James
  • Margaret (d. 1876) married John McElroy
  • Mary I. married John Hood

James was a weaver and a farmer. James and Mary came to America around 1824, first settling in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. They came to Jefferson County, Indiana, in 1835 and cleared their land. About 1853, they moved to LaPorte County, Indiana, where they rented land. In 1855, they moved to Kankakee County, Illinois, and settled near the town of Bourbonnais.

Submitted by:
Tammy Wilson
Newton NC
E-mail: tym50@bellsouth.net

John Winters

John Winters
b. 28 October 1849, Jefferson County, Indiana, to James M. and Mary G. (Lichlyter) Winters
d. 17 March 1911, Jackson County, Kansas

m. 26 October 1871, Jefferson County, Indiana
Anna Itce
b. 9 October 1853, Girlitz, Germany
d. 29 June 1919, Jackson County, Kansas

Children with Anna Itce:

  • Albert Emmet (1872-1941) married Myrtle May Brassbridge
  • August Delmar (1874-1943) married Katherine Bonwell
  • Frederika (b. 1877) married Orville Bowser
  • Pleasant Griffeth (1882-1943) married Nellie Ruth Campbell
  • Florence M. (1889-1890)
  • Eli E. (1891-1952) married Lola Mae Crozier

John resided at Smyrna, Jefferson County, and Shelby County, Indiana. They moved in 1884 to Holton, Jackson County, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Betty Seprodi
Terre Haute IN 47802