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Descendants of James Ivey

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM H.2 IVEY (JAMES1) was born May 21, 1828 in Crawford Co., ILL, and died February 26, 1899 in unk. He married (1) MARGARET BEECHER September 23, 1847 in Crawford Co., ILL. She died 1847 in Palestine, Crawford Co., ILL. He married (2) ELISABETH HICKS December 28, 1851 in Crawford Co., ILL.

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ILLIAM H. IVEY:
I am now positive that the following are all the same man:

1. William Ivey in the Household of Margaret Ivey (his mother) in the 1850 Census of Crawford Co., ILL
2. William Ivey, guardian of Elizabeth Ivey, probate records of Crawford Co., ILL.
3. William Ivey whose name appears after Elisabeh Ivey Winters, in the 1870 estate papers of James Thomas Winters late of Richland Co. ILL, Elisabeth's husband.
4. William Ivy HOH # 185 in the Richland Co., ILL (Claremont) 1870 Federal Census. (The William Ivey listed in each of these two Census is listed as a carpenter)
5. William Ivy Civil War Vet, 60 th Illinois Infantry, Co. K and buried in Haven Hill Cemetary, Section F
6. Married 1st Margaret Beecher and 2nd Elisabeth Hicks in Crawford Co., ILL

According to William's military papers, he enlisted November 5, 1861 in Johnson Co., Illinois. He was mustered in at Camp Dubois Jonesboro Ill. on Feb 17, 1862 for a period of three years. He reenlisted at the end of that period on Feb. 14, 1864 while stationed in Ropville, Georgia., for another three years, and was paid a bounty of $400.00 for reenlisting. He was mustered out July 31, 1865 in Louisville, KY.
His physical description at the time of reenlistment was as follows:
Eyes: Black..Hair: Black..Complexion:Dark..Height:5'91/2"

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ARGARET BEECHER:
If she IS William's first wife, she was probably dead by the 1850 Census and definitely by 1851 when William married again.

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ILLIAM IVEY and MARGARET BEECHER:
Marriage: September 23, 1847, Crawford Co., ILL

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LISABETH HICKS:
I suspect that the Elisabeth listed with William in the 1870 Census as 23 Years is probably this Elisabeth with a mistake on her age!!

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ILLIAM IVEY and ELISABETH HICKS:
Marriage: December 28, 1851, Crawford Co., ILL
     
Children of W
ILLIAM IVEY and ELISABETH HICKS are:

i. HENRY3 IVEY, b. Abt. 1852.
ii. JAMES IVEY, b. November 16, 1854.
iii. MARY E. IVEY, b. Abt. 1867.
iv. GEORGE W. IVEY, b. October 27, 1868; m. EMMA L. SCAMMERHORN, December 25, 1890, Richland Co., Ill.; b. Abt. 1870.
Notes for GEORGE W. IVEY:
William Ivy had a son George with him in the 1870 Census, who was a year old. Unless son died and they had another whom they named George (a fairly common practice in some communities during this period), then this same George is George W. Ivy, son of William H. and Elisabeth Hix Ivy who married Emma L. Schmerhorn.
More About GEORGE IVEY and EMMA SCAMMERHORN:
Marriage: December 25, 1890, Richland Co., Ill.
v. WILLIAM A. IVEY, b. December 05, 1873.
vi. CHARLES M. IVEY, b. February 07, 1876.
vii. I. O. IVEY, b. May 24, 1880.



3. JOHN2 IVEY (JAMES1) was born February 29, 1836 in Crawford Co., ILL, and died March 22, 1897 in Crawford Co., ILL. He married SARAH ELLEN BRASHEAR March 31, 1858 in Crawford Co., ILL, daughter of WILLIAM BRASHEAR. She was born Abt. 1842.

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OHN IVEY:
Burial: Palestine City Cemetary, Palestine ILL next to his sister Elisabeth Ivy Winters

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OHN IVEY and SARAH BRASHEAR:
Marriage: March 31, 1858, Crawford Co., ILL
     
Children of J
OHN IVEY and SARAH BRASHEAR are:

5. i. WILLIAM3 IVEY, b. April 1860.
6. ii. MATILDA DORA IVEY, b. March 1862, Crawford County, Illinois; d. December 15, 1929, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana.
iii. ? IVEY, b. Abt. 1863.
iv. AMY F. IVEY, b. Abt. 1866, Crawford Co., ILL; m. JAMES F. CLEMENTS, July 21, 1889, Crawford Co., ILL.
More About JAMES CLEMENTS and AMY IVEY:
Marriage: July 21, 1889, Crawford Co., ILL
v. ? IVEY, b. Abt. 1868.
vi. ? IVEY, b. Abt. 1870.
vii. JAMES ALLEN IVEY, b. April 1872, Crawford Co., ILL; d. Aft. 1927; m. PHIDELIA MAY SOLIDAY, August 04, 1884, Crawford Co., ILL.
More About JAMES IVEY and PHIDELIA SOLIDAY:
Marriage: August 04, 1884, Crawford Co., ILL
viii. MARY E. IVEY, b. Abt. 1874, Crawford Co., ILL; m. MARANDA BELL, August 27, 1891, Palestine, Crawford Co., ILL.
More About MARANDA BELL and MARY IVEY:
Marriage: August 27, 1891, Palestine, Crawford Co., ILL
ix. ALICE M. IVEY, b. Abt. 1878, Crawford Co., ILL; d. Aft. 1927; m. WILLIAM ALLEN MONROE, May 11, 1898, Crawford Co., ILL.
More About WILLIAM MONROE and ALICE IVEY:
Marriage: May 11, 1898, Crawford Co., ILL
x. MINNIE VIOLA IVEY, b. July 05, 1886, Crawford Co., ILL; d. August 01, 1886, Lamotte Twp., Crawford Co., ILL.
xi. LOLA M. IVEY, b. August 1888.
Notes for LOLA M. IVEY:
Was living "at home" in 1900. This could be "Lizzie who married Mr. Gerrard, per Kim Holly.

4. ELIZABETH JANE2 IVEY (JAMES1) (my line) was born October 11, 1837 in Montgomery twp., Crawford Co., Ill., and died June 18, 1898 in Ill., very prob Crawford Co.. She married JAMES THOMAS WINTERS September 19, 1853 in Richland Co., Ill.. He was born Abt. 1827 in Fermanaugh Co., Ireland, and died September 06, 1870 in Lawrence Co., Ill..

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LIZABETH JANE IVEY:
Her son James Thomas Winters death cert. shows her name as Margaret Elisabeth, but her marriage info, gravestone and pension app indicate Elisabeth Jane, called Betsey per her Momma's marriage consent note.

I have just recently discovered that John Ivey is Elisabeth's brother. He is buried between Elisabeth Ivey Winters and her son, Andrew Nicholas Winters in the Palestine Cemetary. He had a 'Veterans' flag on his grave Memorial Weekend!!
I will add more info soon on these Ivey's and Winters as this line is currently 'jumping' for me.

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AMES THOMAS WINTERS:
James Thomas Winters was born in Fermanaugh Co., Ulster, Ireland, in the area today a part of Great Britain and known as Northern Ireland. I'm fairly certain that he was born Catholic as he is buried in a Catholic Cemetary. He was born about 1827 and was in Richland Co., Ill. by 1853, when he first appears marrying our g-g-g-grandmother, Elisabeth Jane (Betsey) Ivey.

The "Great Potatoe Famine" of Ireland was basically from 1840-1850. The numbers of immigration from Fermanaugh Co. during this time period are staggering!!  I think it also an almost 100% certainty that is why and when James Thomas Winters left Ireland.

Thanks to his military and pension records we know the following: He fought for the 63rd Illinois Infantry, Co.I, from 1861-1864 during the Civil War. He enlisted on December 1, 1861 in Richland Co., Illinois for a period of three years. He was mustered in at Jonesboro, Illinois on April 10, 1862. He was discharge Dec. 31, 1863 and reenlisted January 1, 1864 as a 'veteran". It is from his reenlistment papers that we learn that he was born in Fermanaugh Co., Ireland. It also descibes him as having Blue eyes, Dark complexion and standing 5'7" tall. His final discharge was July 13, 1865.

I have just discovered (May 1998) that James' name is listed with the rest of his regiment on a memorial for the soldiers from Illinois who were at the seige of Vicksburg. I will add more info as opportunity avails itself!

Ironically enough, he also was stationed at Huntsville, AL. At the time, during the same month, that James Winters was reenlisting as a veteran in Huntsville, Alabama, my husband Tom's g-g-grandfather was being exchanged from a P.O.W. camp off the Mississippi Gulf Coast. A Camp for REBEL P.O.W.'s! Yes our ancestors fought on opposite sides!

In 1870 after the war, James was working on the railroad. He fell between two boxcars and was killed. He is buried in St. Joseph's Cemetary in OLNEY! This implies that he was at least christened Catholic. He has his regiment on his headstone and it was from a book on Cemetary records in Olney that I discovered his Civil War connections, confirmed by his records from the National Archives.

In his "WIDOW'S DECLARATION FOR PENSION " we find much confirmation of info on this family. Elisabeth and all three of there living sons are mentioned, including their dates of birth. A Valentin Abergg , Mary Curry and Jenetta Sanford made statements in Elisabeth's behalf.

Elisabeth chose to be the administratrix for her husband James' estate. Although not wealthy, their estate of land and equipment makes for interesting reading. They appear to have been some hard working folks with James farming as well as working on the reailroad.    I find Elisabeth's decision to administer the estate herself an admirable one, especially when she had to sign the papers with just her mark. Her brother William, however, also signed the Administrator's Bond with her, and he DID sign his own name. Thomas L. Stewart, Lewis Cheek, and Fredrick Balmer were the appraisers of the estate.

Elisabeth managed to receive a small pension from the service after his death.
She outlived him by 28 years, but never remarried.  Elisabeth and her sons returned to Crawford co., Ill. Based on theplace of birth of her granchildren I believe it was about 1885. Elisabeth's daughter-in-law- Ribecca Slavens died young, and her motherless grandaughter, Margaret (Winters) Swanner saw Elisabeth as a source of refuge. Elisabeth is buried in Palestine Cemetary next to her brother John Ivy.

Jim DeVore (both my father and my brother) received their name from James Thomas Winters, in a round about way. James Thomas Winters oldest son John ( my g-g-grand) named his oldest son James Thomas Winters, also. This second James Thomas Winters (grandson of the first one) had a younger sister, Margaret Ann Winters. After her marriage to Joseph Swanner, Margaret named her first born son James Swanner, after her brother. Margaret also had a daughter Goldia Belle Swanner who married Pearl Elisha DeVore. Goldie and Pearl named their first born son, James Noah DeVore after Goldie's brother, James Swanner and her husband Pearl's father Noah. And the beat goes on.....


More About J
AMES THOMAS WINTERS:
Burial: St. Joseph's Cemetary, Olney, Ill.
Fact 8: January 01, 1864, re-upped as "Veteran"
Military Discharge: July 13, 1865, honorably discharged at Louisville, KY at the end of the war
Military enlistment: December 01, 1861, enlisted in Co. I, 63rd Ill, Pvt.

Marriage Notes for E
LIZABETH IVEY and JAMES WINTERS:
Betsey's mother gave permission on Sept. 12, the State Decree is dated Sept, 19, 1853.

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AMES WINTERS and ELIZABETH IVEY:
Marriage: September 19, 1853, Richland Co., Ill.
     
Children of E
LIZABETH IVEY and JAMES WINTERS are:

7. i. JOHN J.3 WINTERS, (my line) b. December 03, 1854, Richland Co., Ill.; d. Unknown.
8. ii. JAMES THOMAS WINTERS, b. January 07, 1858, Richland Co., Ill.; d. February 24, 1945, Crawford Co., Ill., LaMotte Twp..
iii. ANDREW NICHOLAS WINTERS, b. September 12, 1862, Olney, Ill.; d. June 18, 1936, Palestine, Ill.; m. (1) ? ???, Bef. 1916; m. (2) ANNA BELLE RICHARDS, December 23, 1916, Crawford Co. Ill.; b. September 12, 1873, Palestine, Ill.; d. February 03, 1946, Palestine, Ill..
Notes for ANDREW NICHOLAS WINTERS:
I believe he was married twice but had no children. He is buried next to his mother in Palestine Cemetary. His wife declared his birthdate on his deathcert. Census records say at one point that he was a 'concrete worker'. On her pension app. his mother declared his birth date as Sept. 23, 1861. (?) He also inherited a grist mill on a branch of the river that used to go behind the Palestine Cemetary.

He is buried with his Mom in Palestine.
More About ANDREW NICHOLAS WINTERS:
Burial: Palestine Cemetary
Cause of Death: toxemia
Occupation: Concrete Worker
Notes for ? ???:
this could be "Bessie Winter" who is buried in Morea Cemetary and who died Oct. 9, 1900 at the age of 25 years 5 months and 15 days of typhoid fever. See death cert.
More About ANDREW WINTERS and ? ???:
Marriage: Bef. 1916
None-Ending: Bef. December 1916
More About ANNA BELLE RICHARDS:
Burial: beside her first husband in the Palestine Cemetary.
More About ANDREW WINTERS and ANNA RICHARDS:
Marriage: December 23, 1916, Crawford Co. Ill

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