1920 Standard Atlas of Menard County

Patrons Reference Directory
Menard County Illinois

EXPLANATION--The date following a name indicates the length of time the party has been a resident in the county. The abbreviations are as follows: S. for Section, T. for Township, R. for Range, PO for Post-office address. Where no Section Number or Township is given, it will be understood that the party resides within the limits of the village or city named, and, in such cases, the post-office address is the same as the place of residence, unless otherwise stated.

Surnames A-K     Surnames L-Z



NAME OCCUPATION SECTION TOWNSHIP RANGE RESIDENCE RESIDENT IN COUNTY REMARKS
AACHTE, Herman Groceries and Meats       Petersburg 1885  
ABBOTT LIGHT & POWER CO.         Petersburg Est. 1913  
AHLRICHS, Harm. Pleasant View Farm Sec 35 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born Sangamon Co., IL 1874
ALINGER, Chas. W. Farmer Sec 1 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1871  
ALINGER, John H. Farmer Sec 1 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie    
ALKIRE, Ray Farmer Sec 1 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1889  
AMERKAMP, John Evergreen Farm Sec 6 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1889  
APKEN, Fred & Son Lumber & Building Material       Petersburg Est. 1886  
ARMELING, B. C. Hardware & Implements, Wagons, Buggies & Harness       Greenview 1906  
ARMSTRONG, Geo. K. Farmer Sec 7 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Oakford 1875  
ARMSTRONG, J. S. Farmer Sec 8 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Oakford 1877  
ARMSTRONG, Ryal Spring Hill Stock Farm & General Stockraiser Sec 14 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1867  
ARMSTRONG, W. C. Farmer Sec 8 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Oakford 1881  
ATHENS-DAWSON COAL CO. Producers "Athens" Dawson Coal       Athens    
ATHENS FARMER'S ELEVATOR CO. Dealers in Grain       Athens Est. 1903  
ATHENS FREE PRESS Newspaper       Athens Est. 1884  
ATHENS STATE BANK General Banking       Athens Org. 1910  
ATTERBERRY, H. O. Farmer Sec 31 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Atterberry 1884  
BAKER, F. O. R. Attorney at Law, Ex-City Attorney, Ex-Master in Chancery       Petersburg 1898  
BAKER, Henry Open Water Stock Farm Sec 14 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1870  
BAKER, John H. Farmer Sec 15 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1869  
BALSTER, Ben. Farmer Sec 22 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1874  
BALLARD, J. Farmer Sec 30 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1883  
BARNETT, A. L. Farmer Sec 1 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1896  
BARR, Forest J. Farmer Sec 15 Twp 18 Range P.O. Athens 1917  
BARNETT, Joe Farmer Sec 11 Twp 19 Range P.O. Greenview 1897  
BATES, C. W. Insurance, Real Estate, Loans and Rentals       P.O. Athens 1872  
BATES, O. J. Farmer & Cattle Buyer Sec 13 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1875  
BATTERTON, Homer Hickory Grove Farm Sec 6 Twp 17 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1881  
BAUGHER, G. L. Dealer in Hardware & Implements       Fancy Prairie 1903  
BEARD, Mrs. Lillie Maple Lawn Cottage Sec 22 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg    
BEAUCHAMP, Mrs. Anah Farmer Sec 22 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview    
BEAUCHAMP, W. H. Fancy & Poland China Hogs Sec 22 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1880  
BECKER, C. D. Farmer Sec 24 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1911  
BEEK, Mrs. Bertha Maple Grove Lawn Farm Sec 35 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Mr. Beek was born Menard county in 1883.
BEEKMAN, J. Colby Pleasant Hill Farm Sec 27 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Mr. Beekman was born in Menard county in 1875.
BEGGS & HATCH Central Illinois Grain Company, Elevators at Greenview & Curtis, IL       Greenview Est.1913  
BELL, Virginia Resident       Athens 1859  
BENNETT, D. L. Abstracts, Real Estate & Insurance       Petersburg 1871  
BLANE, Frank E. Attorney at Law, Ex-County Judge, Ex-County Attorney       Petersburg 1866  
BLANE, John P. Farmer, Hillcrest Farm Sec 24 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1845  
BLANE, L. E. Dentist       Greenview 1878  
BOEKER & GOFF Lighting System, Agents for Lalley Farm Sec 11 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg Est. 1918  
BOEKER, H. E. Farmer Sec 14 Twp 17 Range 8 P.O. Tallula 1883  
BOEKER, W. H. and Son Maple Hurst Farm, Breeders & Growers of Pure Bred Seed Corn, The Home of Boeker's Yellow Dent & Boeker's White Dent Seed Corn Sec 3 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg Est. 1910  
BONNET BROTHERS Valley Center Farm Sec 1 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford    
BONNET, Louis F. Farmer Sec 10 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1885  
BONNET, Wm. E. Farmer Sec 27 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1868  
BRADAC, F. A. Manager Athens-Dawson Coal Co., Secretary Community High School Board, District No. 213       Athens 1906  
BRADLEY, Mrs. Effie Retired Farmer Sec 15 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1875  
BRASS INDUSTRIAL WORKS Contractors, Manufacturers of Concrete Farm Drain Tile, Builders Material, Auto Supplies & Heavy Machinery       Petersburg Est. at Virginia, IL in 1889, to Petersburg 1902  
BRINKERHOFF & COMPANY Investment Brokers, Farm Loans       Springfield    
BRINKMEYER, Herman Meadow Brook Farm Sec 34 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1919  
BROOKS, Mrs. Clemma Farmer Sec 17 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1867  
BROWNING, R. A. Farmer Sec 17 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Oakford 1916  
BUCKLEY, Cyrus M. County Superintendent of Highways       Petersburg 1876 Ex-County Surveyor
BURNETT, T. Farmer Sec 9 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1910  
CAMPBELL, J. T. The Landman, Real Estate & Auto Insurance       Athens 1866  
CAMPBELL, J. T. & Sons Proprietors Barber Shop       Athens Est. 1888  
CANTRALL, John Henry   Sec 27 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1888  
CANTRALL, Mary T. Residence       Athens 1888  
CANTRALL, ThomasA. Farmer Sec 29 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1875  
CHEANEY, E. S. and Company Lumber & Building Material, Two yards       Petersburg & Athens    
CLARY, J. H. Retired Farmer & Mayor of Petersburg       Petersburg 1855  
CLAYPOOL, E. E. Homestead Farm Sec 18 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1865  
CLINE, C. F. Farmer Sec 6 Twp 18 Range 4 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1868  
CLINE, John A. Farmer Sec 6 Twp 18 Range 4 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1857  
COADY, Michael D. Farmer Sec 11 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1873  
COGIL, Guy Farmer Sec 17 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1877  
COHEE, W. C. Orchard View Farm Sec 12 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1880  
COMBS, John B. Farmer Sec 16 Twp; 19 Range 7 P.O. Oakford 1872  
CONOVER, J. L. Farmer Sec 11 Twp 18 Range 8 P.O. Atterberry 1873  
CORSON, C. P. Farmer Sec 24 Twp 17 Range 8 P.O. Tallula 1895  
COUNCIL, F. M. Farmer Sec 25 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1882  
COX, John H. Superintendent County Farm for Fifteen Years Sec 19 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1863  
CROFT, Mrs. Anna Farmer Sec 6 Twp 18 Range 4 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1907  
CROFT, T. L. Upland View Farm Sec 30 Twp 19 Range 4 P.O. Middletown 1857  
CULVER, Mrs. Annie Farmer Sec 4 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1877  
CULVER, Edw. H. Farmer Sec 9 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1884  
CULVER, Harry W. Farmer Sec 17 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1884  
CURRY, J. H. Farmer Sec 32 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1911  
DANIELS, Geo. W. Cedar Nook Stock Farm Sec 5 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1903  
DAVISON, James F. Farmer Sec 7 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1911  
DAWSON, E. L. The Shady Maples Farm Sec 21 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1884  
DAWSON, J. W. Farmer Sec 31 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1882  
DEVERMAN, Frank Farmer Sec 10 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1886  
DIRKS, D. J. Farmer Sec 14 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1892  
DIXON, Mrs. Mary Justamere Farm Sec 34 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Mrs. Dixon was born in Menard Co. in 1840.
DORGAN, John Hill Top Stock & Grain Farm Sec 25 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1868  
DOWNEY, John Farmer & Breeder of Percheron Horses & Holstein Cattle Sec 16 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1874  
EICHENAUER, C. H. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 33 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1879  
EICHENAUER, G. H. Clary's Creek Farm Sec 5 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1891  
EICHENAUER, Henry J. Retired Farmer       Petersburg 1882  
ELLIOTT, W. R. Farmer Sec 30 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1902  
ESTILL, R. M. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 18 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1882  
EWING, Walter Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 19 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1909  
FARMERS GRAIN COMPANY Grain       Greenview Est. 1904  
FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK General Banking       Tallula Est. 1907  
FARMERS NATIONAL BANK General Banking       Springfield Est. 1882  
FINNEY, F. M. Proprietor The Model Grocery, City Clerk       Petersburg Est. 1899  
FIRST NATIONAL BANK General Banking       Oakford Est. 1906  
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF PETERSBURG General Banking       Petersburg Est. 1865  
FIRST STATE BANK General Banking       Greenview Est. 1913  
FRACKELTON STATE BANK General Banking       Petersburg Est. 1865 Incorp. 1912
FRANKLIN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY         Springfield Est. 1884  
FREDERICK, John Farmer Sec 33 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1892  
FULTON, Alvie Farmer Sec 22 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1876  
FULTON, Isaac Farmer Sec 16 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1872  
GADDIE, Thos. Farmer Sec 10 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1868  
GERDES, Alfred S. Farmer Sec 29 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1891  
GERDES, G. H. Farmer & Stockman Sec 36 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Mr. Gerdes was born in Menard County in 1864.
GERIETS, Dick Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 21 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1881  
GODBEY, E. E. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 16 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1859  
GODBEY, Ward Farmer Sec 16 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1893  
GOFF, F. W. Farmer Sec 9 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1865  
GRAHAM, Jas. R. Irish Grove Farm Sec 35 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1867  
GRAHAM, J. M. Farmer Sec 14 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1865  
GRAHAM, J. S. Farmer Sec 28 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1871  
GRANT, J. E. Farmer Sec 13 Twp 17 Range 6 P.O. Athens    
GRANT, V. C. Farmer Sec 33 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1906  
GREENE, Gaines Farmer & Cattle Feeder, Ex-Member State Board of Equalization       Petersburg 1854  
GREENE, Scott Capitalist & Banker       Tallula    
GREENE, L. J. Famrer, Hill Top Farm Sec 14 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg    
GREENVIEW REVIEW Newspaper       Greenview Est. 1898  
GREENWALD, Jesse Farmer & Stockman Sec 20 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Tallula   Born in Menard Co. in 1865.
GREENWALD, Samuel Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 32 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1865  
GROSBOLL, Herman S. Trenton Hill Farm Sec 29 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Atterberry 1883  
GROSBOLL, Martin P. Farmer & Stockman Sec 34 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Germany in 1861, and married Miss Naomi Short in 1888.
GROSBOLL, P. J. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 28 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Menard Co. in 1879.
GUDGEL, W. A. Old Home Farm Sec 3 Twp 17 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1850  
GUINAN, Patrick A. Farmer and Citizen       Petersburg   Born in Menard Co. in 1873, married Ellen Leahey in 1904.
GUM, Charles D. Farmer & Stockman Sec 33 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Tallula   Born in Menard Co. in 1855.
GUSTAFSON, Aug. Farmer Sec 13 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1889  
HACKMAN, Julius Farmer Sec 36 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1896  
HAGEN, Tony Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 17 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1918  
HAGGARD, O. C. Farmer Sec 23 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1915  
HAINES, Mires Hotel and Livery       Fancy Prairie 1871  
HAMIL & STRUWE Garage, Agency Interstate Cars, Repairing, Vulcanizing, Tires, Oils, Storage, Batteries Recharged       Greenview 1916  
HAMILTON, Alex. Farmer Sec 29 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1868  
HAMILTON, H. H. Farmer Sec 28 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1871  
HARDIN, Geo. W. Farmer Sec 1 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1869  
HARTLEY, A. W. County Clerk       Petersburg 1854  
HAYDEN, Elsie Farmer Sec 22 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1874  
HENDERSON, C. W. Maple Grove Farm Sec 10 Twp 17 Range 8 P.O. Tallula 1897  
HENNING, Henry Garage       Oakford    
HENRIKSON, Eli Farmer Sec 17 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1884  
HENRIKSON, Henry J. Farmer Sec 4 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1885  
HILL, Thos. G. Farmer Sec 35 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1891  
HILL, Thurman R. Farmer, Stockraiser & Veterinarian Sec 2 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1889  
HINRICHS, Della L. Farmer Sec 18 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg    
HOHIMER, John A. Farmer Sec 19 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1852  
HOLLIS, John Farmer Sec 28 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1876  
HOLLIS, Thos. P. Farmer and Feeder Sec 23 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1885  
HORNER, Mrs. Mary C. Farmer and Stockraiser Sec 24 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Mr. Horner born Menard Co. in 1852.
HOUGHTON, H. S. & Son Seeds, Mill Feed, Breeders of Pure Bred Seed Corn       Petersburg    
HOUGHTON, W. H. Sun Rise Farm Sec 1 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1849  
HUEFFNER, H. A. The Hueffner Mill and Elevator Co.       Petersburg    
HUEFFNER MILL & ELEVATOR COMPANY Manufacturers of Flour       Petersburg    
HUGHES, Ed Farmer Sec 5 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1874  
HUGHES, Micoli Farmer Sec 5 Twp 18 Range5 P.O. Sweetwater 1876  
HUGHES, W. H. Farmer Sec 1 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1864  
HURIE, J. S. Maple Lawn Farm Sec 23 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1881  
HUTCHERSON, B. H. Deputy Sheriff       Petersburg 1863  
IRWIN, E. Q. Farmer Sec 2 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1881  
JACKSON, Edward Grain Buyer       Fancy Prairie 1919  
JANSSEN, H. H. Farmer Sec 32 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1881  
JENSEN, C. Mid West Farm Sec 11 Twp 17 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1863  
JOHNSON, Andrew Farmer and Stockraiser Sec 23 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1880  
JOHNSON, H. W. Farmer Sec 34 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1889  
JOHNSON, James C. Farmer Sec 18 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview    
JOHNSON, J. H. Meadow Brook Farm Sec 8 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1863  
JOHNSON, John A. Farmer Sec 11 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1884  
JOHNSON, W. E. Farmer Sec 19 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1850  
JOHNSTON, Rev. J. M.         Petersburg   Rev. Johnston was born in Macon Co., Missouri in 1855, and settled in Menard Co. in 1885.
JONES, John R. Farmer Sec 33 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1906  
JONES, Walter Farmer and Fruit Dealer Sec 18 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1884  
KENDALL, E. E. Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Stoves & Paints       Oakford Est. 1901  
KENDALL, L. A. Shady Lawn Farm Sec 15 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1886  
KINCAID, A. E. Farmer Sec 7 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1865  
KINCAID, A. S. Farmer Sec 19 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1877  
KINCAID, J. E. Farmer and Stockraiser Sec 12 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1880  
KINCAID, J. H. Farmer Sec 13 Twp 18 Range P.O. Athens 1848  
KINCAID, Wesley Retired Farmer Sec 9 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Kentucky in 1865.
KING, Clay Farmer Sec 23 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1894  
KING, Edward L. Farmer Sec 34 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Atterberry    
KING, E. G. Farmer Sec 24 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens   Mr. King has been an attorney for thirty years, has served as Mayor of Lincoln, Illinois for two years and taught school in Menard County for three years.
KING, J. G. Farmer Sec 13 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1863  
KIRBY, Carl A. Farmer/Feeder, Oakwood Place Sec 14 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1889  
KIRBY, James H. Farmer Sec 15 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg    
KNOLES, G. C. Farmer Sec 18 Twp 17 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1884  
KOONTZ, G. S. Farmer Sec 6 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Atterberry    

Transcribed by: Bertha Emmett


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