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
LANGSTON, J. P. Farmer Sec 23 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1880  
LANGSTON, J. T. Farmer Sec 23 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1882  
LENZ, Orro F. Petersburg Bottling Works       Petersburg    
LEVERING, H. C. Deputy County Clerk       Petersburg 1885  
LILLIENSTEIN, Arthur W. City Attorney       Petersburg 1885  
LOCKHART, C. H. Farmer, Old Home Farm Sec 8 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1865  
LOUNSBERRY, Arthur The Rolling Stock Farm Sec 23 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1888  
LOUNSBERRY, Collie The Oakford Spotted Stock Farm Sec 14 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1872  
LOUNSBERRY, Cyrus W. Pleasant Heights Farm Sec 14 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1868  
LOUNSBERRY, J. C. High Lawn Stock Farm, & Breeder of Percheron Horses & Poland China Hogs, Shorthorn Cattle & Mules Sec 13 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1865  
LOUNSBERRY, Miles Oak Hill Shorthorn Farm, Breeder of Shorthorn Cattle & Poland China Hogs Sec 23 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1890  
LOVE, Henry Clergyman Sec 24 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1913  
LOVE, F. H. Assistant Cashier Farmers National Bank       Springfield    
McCLINTOCK, H. E. Farmer Sec 31 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1905  
McDOLE, Chester Farmer Sec 27 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Atterberry 1892  
McKEE, Leslie Breeder of Poland China Hogs & Farmer Sec 11 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1882  
MAHONEY, Mrs. M. Retired Farmer Sec 17 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1849  
MANGOLD, J. M. East View Farm Sec 11 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1916  
MARBOLD, B. F. President of the Marbold State Bank of Greenview & Middletown       Greenview 1877  
MARBOLD, H. J. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 25 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1865  
MARTIN, J. E. Level Land Farm Sec 10 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1892  
MARBOLD STATE BANK General Banking       Greenview Est. 1877  
MARBOLD STATE BANK General Banking       Middletown Est. 1917  
MATHENEY DIXON, COLE AND CO. Bonds and Mortgages       Springfield   Ridgely National Bank Building
MEECE, I. N. Farmer Sec 35 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Menard Co. in 1856.
MENARD COUNTY OFFICERS A. W. Hartley, County Clerk; Harry C. Levering, Deputy County Clerk; R. B. Ruh, Circuit Clerk; Nellie M. Smith, Deputy Circuit Clerk; W. D. Power, County Treasurer; Harry Granstaff, Sheriff; B. H. Hutcherson, Deputy Sheriff; Henry E. Pond, States Attorney; Jesse M. Ott, County Judge; William Small, Superintendent of Schools; Belle R. Powers, Asst. Super. of Schools; H. E. Wilkins, Coroner; G. D. Warnsing, Surveyor; C. M. Buckley, Superintendent of Highways; T. W. McNeely, Master in Chancery; Elias Watkins, County Commissioner; John B. Crawford, County Commissioner; W. H. Houghton, County Commissioner            
MESSERSMITH, A. F. Farmer       Fancy Prairie 1902  
MESSERSMITH & WESTWOOD Garage       Fancy Prairie    
METEER, W. L. Farmer & Auctioneer Sec 19 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1883  
MILLER, H. G. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 14 Twp ? Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1893  
MILES, J. S. & Son Miles Stock Farm Sec 2 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1859  
MONTGOMERY, A. M. Montgomery Homestead Sec 2 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1869  
MONTGOMERY, Robert Farmer Sec 15 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1870  
MONTGOMERY, Samuel Furniture Dealer & Funeral Director       Petersburg 1855  
MONTGOMERY, W. P. Farmer Sec 16 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1864  
MUNDY, J. E. Quiet Nook Farm Sec 27 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview    
MYERS, J. H. Pleasant Hill Farm Sec 36 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1851  
NANCE, A. G. Retired Farmer       Petersburg   Born in Menard Co. in 1842
NANCE, Horace G. Farmer Sec 12 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1876  
NELSON, Nels P. Merchant       Petersburg   Born in Sweden in 1860
NELSON & WALDMIRE Real Estate, Loans & Insurance       Petersburg Est. 1903  
NIEMEIER, Cobus Farmer Sec 18 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1883  
OBSERVER COMPANY, THE Newspaper       Petersburg    
OLSON, Henry Farmer & Breeder of Percheron Horses Sec 12 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1863  
ONKEN, R. Shady Nook Farm Sec 32 Twp 20 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1873  
ONSTOTT, John N. The Petersburg Democrat       Petersburg    
ORTMAN, Geo. Pleasant Hill Farm Sec 10 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Atterberry 1884  
OSBORNE, Bart Farmer Sec 31 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1871  
OTT, Jesse M. County Judge, Insurance & Secretary Buiding & Loan Assoc.       Petersburg 1855  
PAINE, E. J. Farmer Sec 12 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1881  
PANTIER, Robert C. Retired Farmer Sec 34 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Menard County in 1841, married Elizabeth Traylor in 1866.
PARK, Hugh Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 31 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1859  
PARSONS, Samuel Farmer Sec 9 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1863  
PEDIGO, Wm. Spring Hill Stock Farm Sec 12 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1872  
PEOPLES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH CO.              
OF MENARD COUNTY         Petersburg    
PETERSBURG BOTTLING WORKS Manufacturers & Bottlers of Carbonated Beverages       Petersburg Est. 1886  
PETERSBURG DEMOCRAT, THE Newspaper       Petersburg Est. 1860  
PETERSBURG MONUMENTAL & STONE CO Granite & Marble Monuments       Petersburg Est. & Incorp. 1897  
PETERSBURG OBSERVER, THE Newspaper       Petersburg Est. 1874  
PETERSON, Mrs. Ionia Farmer & Dairying Sec 15 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Menard County.
PILLSBERRY, L. A. Farmer & Breeder of Poland Hogs & Mules Sec 14 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1891  
POND, Henry E. States Attorney       Petersburg 1877  
POWER, Iona   Sec 10 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1881  
POWER, J. M. Farmer Sec 22 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1875  
POWER, W. D. Farm Machinery, Buggies, Heavy Hardware, Stove, Harness and Washing Machines       Athens 1903  
PRIMM, J. D., Jr. Farmer Sec 21 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1877  
PRIMM, N. O. Farmer Sec 21 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1861  
PRINCE, Nate Farmer Sec 10 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1902  
RANDALL MERCANTILE COMPANY General Merchandise       Greenview Est. 1916  
RANKIN, Lewis T. Farmer Sec 30 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1870  
REINDERS, Henry Farmer Sec 19 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Athens 1889  
REINDERS, John Farmer Sec 24 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1886  
RIDGE, John A. Ridgeway Stock Farm Sec 33 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1868  
RIECHMAN, Geo. Farmer, Stockraiser & Grain Buyer Sec 28 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1897  
RIGGIN, A. K. Stockraiser Sec 4 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1877  
RIGGIN, Harry Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 4 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1876  
RIGGIN, S. C. Stockraising Sec 4 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1881  
ROBERTSON, Mrs. L. M. Retired Agriculturist       Petersburg    
ROBINSON, G. T. General Merchandise Sec 29 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Tice 1910  
ROGERS, Charlie Farmer Sec 5 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1871  
ROGERS, T. E. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 5 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1893  
RUH, R. B. Insurance, Circuit Clerk and Recorder       Petersburg 1867  
RULE, S. H. President First National Bank       Petersburg 1870  
RUTLEDGE, Harvey E. Hazelcrest Farm Sec 12 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1865  
RUTLEDGE, Jasper Newton Retired Farmer       Petersburg   Born in Menard County in 1837, married Martha J. Clary in 1856.
SACHTELEBEN, H. R. Farmer Sec 31 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1869  
SALVESON FACE BRICK COMPANY Manufacturers of Brick and Drain Tile       Petersburg Est. 1917  
SALVESON, Thomas Florist & Green Houses       Petersburg Est. 1892  
SAMPSON, Earl Farmer Sec 29 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1887  
SAMPSON, L. V. Farmer Sec 17 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1884  
SAPP, G. O. Garage, Auto Repairing Accessories & Supplies, Agen for Hupmobile Autos       Tallula 1912  
SATORIUS, Ben H. Farmer Sec 14 Twp 18 Range 8 P.O. Petersburg 1892  
SCHIRDING STATE BANK General Banking       Petersburg Est. 1904 Incorp 1918  
SCHNAPP, Jacob Homestead Farm Sec 16 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1854  
SCHURMANN, John Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 14 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1866  
SANDERS, Seymour Farmer Sec 10 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1902  
SEIGLE AUTOMOBILE COMPANY Ford Agents, Menard County, Garage and Repairs       Petersburg Incorp. 1917  
SHULENBERG, Henry Farmer Sec 9 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1887  
SHAW, Robert E. Farmer Sec 24 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1916  
SIMMERING, George Farmer Sec 20 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1896  
SIMMERING, Joe Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 29 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1875  
SMITH, M. Retired Farmer       Petersburg   Born in Port Canada, Penn., Dec. 23, 1853, married Sophia J. Kirby who was born Menard Co. in 1858.
SMOOT, Rev. C. E. Minister of Christian Church and Agriculturist       Petersburg    
SNODGRASS, C. H. Farmer Sec 18 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1850  
SNODGRASS, Lewis Farmer & Breeder of Shorthorn Cattle, Percheron Horses Sec 18 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1885  
SPEARS, Q. N. Farmer Sec 1 Twp 17 Range 8 P.O. Tallula 1877  
SPILLE, Emma The Cozy Nook Farm Sec 17 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Oakford 1873  
SPILLY, Harry A. Garage Owner       Oakford    
STIER, George Farmer Sec 15 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1888  
STITH, John J. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 20 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Atterberry    
STONE, A. H. Maple Lawn Farm Sec 28 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1838  
STONE, Carroll L. Farmer Sec 27 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1895  
STONE, Chas. & Son The Rexall Store, Druggist       Greenview Est. 1890  
STONE, Henry Farmer Sec 25 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1896  
STONE, W. D. City Clerk       Greenview 1892  
STOUT, I. P. Sunny Slope Farm Sec 16 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1869  
STOUT SISTERS The Pines Farm Sec 16 Twp 17 Range 17 P.O. Tallula 1869  
SUNLEY, C. T. Farmer Sec 24 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1912  
TALLULA BANK, THE General Banking       Tallula Est. 1909  
TALLULA LUMBER COMPANY Lumber & Builder's Supplies       Tallula    
TERHUNE, C. L. Farmer Sec 32 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1861  
TERHUNE, C. M. Farmer Sec 31 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1862  
TERHUNE, F. A. Farmer Sec 32 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1869  
TERHUNE, L. Retried Farmer & Stockdealer Sec 7 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1854 Mr. Terhune enlisted in the Illinois Infantry in 1861, served as First Lieut. & was discharged in 1864 at Jackson, Miss.
TERHUNE, John W. Farmer Sec 32 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Sweetwater 1854  
THEILEN, Borchert Farmer Sec 23 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg 1885  
THOLEN, Wm. F. Hickory Grove Farm Sec 27 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1893  
THOMAS, Dennis Pleasant Knoll Farm Sec 13 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1869  
THOMAS, Hugh F. Farmer Sec 14 Twp 18 Range 8 P.O. Petersburg 1899  
THOMAS, Ira H. Farmer, Clear View Farm Sec 13 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1865  
THOMAS, Josephine Farmer Sec 2 Twp 18 Range 8 P.O. Atterberry 1871  
THOMPSON, Nance & Company Everybody's Store, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, and Shoes       Petersburg Est. 1916  
TIBBS, S. A. D. Fairview Farm Sec 19 Twp 17 Range 6 Petersburg 1889  
TICE, Evert H. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 27 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1885  
TICE, Homar J. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 27 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1862  
TICE, Karl J. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 27 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1887  
TIEMANN, Thomas Retired Farmer       Petersburg Born in Cass Co., Ill in 1861, settled Menard Co. in 1864  
TILSON, E. W. Farmer Sec 1 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1898  
TRENARY, Samuel Locust Grove Farm, Farmer & Breeder of Percheron Horses Sec 17 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1872  
TRIPP BROTHERS Lumber and Hardware, Building Material       Greenview Est. 1899  
TRUMBO, Alva S. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 19 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1885  
TRUMBO, Ellis A. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 20 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1887  
TRUMBO, Lloyd Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 19 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1878  
TURNER, F. A. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 19 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1869  
WAGONER, H. P. Farmer Sec 16 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1880  
WARK, Jesse American Farm Sec 3 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Greenview 1854  
WATKINS, Elias Little Grove Stock Farm Sec 8 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   A member of the Board of Commissioners.
WATKINS & GOLDEN Attorneys at Law       Petersburg Est. 1893  
WATKINS, Mrs. Maggie Farmer Sec 18 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Oakford   Born Knoxville, TN in 1854
WATKINS, Russell Retired Farmer       Petersburg   Born in Menard County in 1860
WATKINS, Sam C. Farmer & Breeder of Tamworth Hogs Sec 19 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Oakford 1871  
WATKINS, Walter Farmer Sec 10 Twp 18 Range 8 P.O. Petersburg 1873  
WEAVER, J. M. Ozone Farm Sec 1 Twp 19 Range 8 P.O. Oakford 1896  
WEIDHUNER, Carl Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 11 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1886  
WELCH, Gaines G. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 34 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Menard County in 1865
WELCH, H. I. Farmer Sec 4 Twp 17 Range 7 P.O. Tallula 1872  
WERNSING, Mrs. Anna Residence Sec 23 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1860  
WERNSING, Henry Store, General Merchandise       Greenview    
WERNSING, O. B. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 25 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1892  
WHITNEY, F. H. Hardware, Farming & Stockraising       Athens 1860  
WHITNEY & JOHNSON Hardware       Athens Est. 1914  
WIGGINS, J. W. Fancy Groceries, Fresh and Salt Meats       Tallula 1909  
WILHELM, August H. Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 28 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview    
WILKEN, Henry Farmer & Stockman Sec 12 Twp 19 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Menard County in 1877
WILKINS, W. E. Publisher Athens Fress Press       Athens    
WILLBANK, S. A. Farmer Sec 7 Twp 18 Range 4 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1860  
WILLIAMS, Will Farmer & Stockraiser Sec 35 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1885  
WILLIS, W. T. Hardware and Implements       Petersburg Est. 1914  
WILMS, John G. Retired Farmer       Petersburg   Born Friesland, Germany in 1859, married Mary Rothemather in 1887.
WILMS, Wm. I. Retired Grain & Implement Dealer, County Commissioner       Petersburg 1866  
WINTERBAUER, C. P. Farmer Sec 23 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1875  
WINTERBAUER, G. H. Farmer Sec 23 Twp 18 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1864  
WISEMAN, J. J. Maple Grove Farm Sec 5 Twp 17 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1857  
WISEMAN, Lafayette Sunnyside Farm Sec 8 Twp 17 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg 1874  
WOOD, C. R. Farmer, Breeder of Cattle & Sheep Sec 8 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Petersburg    
WOODRUFF, Harry J. Farmer Sec 12 Twp 19 Range 6 P.O. Greenview 1896  
WOODRUM, Abe Farmer & Stockraiser, Five Point Grain Farm Sec 27 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Taylor Co., KY in 1865, & Mrs. Woodrum born in Taylor Co., KY 1870
WOODRUM, Berry Locust Grove Farm Sec 32 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Tallula   Born in Kentucky in 1862 and married L. Bells.
YOAKUM, Otis Ministry, Poultry, Fruit & Mining Sec 34 Twp 18 Range 6 P.O. Athens 1885  
YOUNG, W. C. Flager, Crest Farm Sec 36 Twp 19 Range 5 P.O. Fancy Prairie 1874  
ZUHLKE, Albert Farmer & Stockman Sec 17 Twp 18 Range 7 P.O. Petersburg   Born in Germany in 1867

Transcribed by: Bertha Emmett


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