Submitted by Barb Chandler
Descendants of Nancy Booth
Generation No. 1
1. NANCY5 BOOTH (WILLIAM4, DANIEL3, JAMES2, CALEB1) was born June 23, 1814 in West Virginia, and died September 30, 1911 in Rock Falls, IL. She married ASA F.R. EMMONS January 31, 1843 in Whiteside County, IL, son of EMMONS. He was born 1815 in Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada, and died December 27, 1902 in Rock Falls, IL.
Notes for ASA F.R. EMMONS:
Births in Whitside County, IL http://genealogytrails.com/ill/whiteside/birthse-f.html
EMMONS, Ida U.D. 31 Mar 1845 Asa F R Emmons Nancy A Booth
EMMONS, Lucinda 13 Dec 1851 Asa F R Emmons Nancy A Booth
EMMONS, Nancy Cora 24 Sep 1855 Asa F R Nancy A Booth
EMMONS, Samuel 11 Nov 1848 Asa F R Nancy A Booth
EMMONS, William H 10 May 1840 Asa Emmons Elizabeth Ann Bartlett
EMMONS, William L 24 Sep 1855 Asa Emmons Nancy A Booth
EMMONS, ASA F R and BOOTH, NANCY 01/31/1843 00A/ 00000089 WHITESIDE Source IL Statewide Marriage Index
1820 Census, Emmons Asa, Litchfield, Cornwall, CT
(Below Asa's name, the name Luther Emmons appeared. Perhaps Luther was a relative?)
Asa F. R. Emmons is a native of Canada. In 1839 he settled at Sterling, and in 1840 removed to Coloma township, where he yet resides.
Tampico Area Historical Society
Whiteside, IL 1850 Federal Census
4 350 350 Emmons Asa F R 36 M . Carpenter 800 Canada . . . . .
5 350 350 Emmons Nanch H 35 F . . . Va . . . . .
6 350 350 Emmons Harriet M 12 F . . . NY . X . . .
7 350 350 Emmons Ida U 5 F . . . Ill . X . . .
1860 U.S. Census
ILLINOIS , WHITESIDE, NEWTON
Series: M653 Roll: 237 Page: 755
Emmons A.F.R. 46M CT Carpenter, Born Canada
Nancy 46F W VA
Ida 15F IL
William 5M IL
Cora 3F IL
1880 ILLINOIS WHITESIDE ROCK FALLS
Series: T9 Roll: 258 Page: 74
Emmons Asa F. 66, Builder, Canada, Canada, CT
Nancy 66, WV, WV, WV
William W. 25, Carpenter, IL Canada, WV
Smith Suzie 12, adopted daughter Germany
1880 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Nancy Emmons
Home in 1880: Rock Falls, Whiteside, Illinois
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1814
BirthPlace: West Virginia
Relation to head-of-household: Wife
Spouses's Name: Asa F.
Father's birthplace: WV
Mother's birthplace: WV
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Keeping House
Marital status: Married
Household Members: Name Age
Asa F. Emmons 66
Nancy Emmons 66
William Emmons 25
Lizzie Smith 12
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Rock Falls, Whiteside, Illinois; Roll: T9_258;
Family History Film: 1254258; Page: 74.1000; Enumeration District: 193; Image: 0583.
STERLING EVENING GAZETTE
December 27, 1902
A.F.R. EMMONS PASSES AWAY
Venerable Citizen of Rock Falls Dies of Old Age This Morning
A. F. R. EMMONS of Rock Falls died at 12:30 o'clock today of old age, he being eighty-seven years of age. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home of his son-in-law S. M. MINGLE. The Rev. DINGLE of the Rock Falls Methodist church will officiate. Interment will be in the Rock Falls cemetery. A complete obituary will be published later.
STERLING EVENING GAZETTE
December 27, 1902
REAPER'S GRIM SWATH
Death Brings Peace to Three Aged People Highly Respected inthe Communty
ALL WERE EARLY SETTLERS HERE
A. F. R. Emmons, Mrs. Sarah Worthington and Leonard H.Woodworth Enter the Silent Realm After Long and Useful Lives
A. F. R. EMMONS
The funeral services over the remains of the venerable Asa F. R. EMMONS of Rock Falls were held this afternoon at 12 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mr. S. M MINGLE. Rev. J. N. DINGLE of the Methodist church officiating. The interment was made in the O. O. O. F. cemetery. The attendance at the funeral was very large, a large number of friends and relatives having gathered to pay their last sad tribute to the one they had learned to love and respect. The floral tributes were becoming and beautiful.
A. R. EMMONS was a pioneer settler of Whiteside county, and saw whestern Illinois grow from the wild prairies to one of the most important sections in the country. He was born eighty-seven years ago in Kingston, Canada, and his early boyhood and manhood was spent in Connecticut, Pennsylvania and New York City.
In 1839 he came west and located in Sterling, and in 1840 he took up a claim in Coloma township, where he has since resided. Mr. EMMONS was a carpetner by trade, which vocation he followed until he became too feeble to follow it, and retired from active life. He was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Ann BARTLETT December 25, 1835, in Pennsylvania and she passed away July 21, 1842. H was again married to Nancy A. BOOTH January 31, 1843; to this union twelve children were born, two of whom survive, they being Mrs. Harriet MACK of Sterling and Mrs. Ida HEWETT of Rock Falls. He also leaes his aged wife; with whom he walked through the journey of life for over fifty-nine years. He also leaves two brothers : L. EMMONS, Sr. of this city and A. V. EMMONS of Garden Plain.
Mr. EMMONS took an active part in the early politics of both cities, and was one of the first members of the town board of Sterling township. Mr. was of a generous disposition, and always strove to make others happy and pleasant even to the discomfort of his surroundings. He was an ardent member of the Methodist church, and a believer of the principles of the Republican part.
The following relatives acted to as the pallbearers, and carried the remains to their last resting place: L. L. EMMONS, Jr., M. N. WARD, Herman STERLING, S. EMMONS of Amboy, E. A. EMMONS of Tampico.
Children of NANCY BOOTH and ASA EMMONS are:
2. i. NANCY CORA6 EMMONS, b. April 03, 1858, Sterling, Illinois; d. June 03, 1929, Temple City, California.
3. ii. IDA EMMONS, b. March 22, 1845, Sterling, Illinois; d. July 15, 1936, Rock Falls, Illinois.
4. iii. WILLIAM L. EMMONS, b. September 24, 1855, IL.
iv. LUCINDA EMMONS, b. December 13, 1851.
v. SAMUEL EMMONS, b. November 11, 1848.
Generation No. 2
2. NANCY CORA6 EMMONS (NANCY5 BOOTH, WILLIAM4, DANIEL3, JAMES2, CALEB1) was born April 03, 1858 in Sterling, Illinois, and died June 03, 1929 in Temple City, California. She married STRATTON MONRORE MINGLE August 16, 1877 in Rock Falls, Illinois, son of GEORGE MINGLE and MARY STRATTEN. He was born October 05, 1854 in Moline, Illinois, and died August 07, 1939 in Temple City, California.
Notes for NANCY CORA EMMONS:
Buried in San Gabriel Cemetary, Alhambra, CA Source: Obitury
Notes for STRATTON MONRORE MINGLE:
1880 ILLINOIS WHITESIDE ROCK FALLS
Series: T9 Roll: 258 Page: 76
Mingle Statton M., 25, IL
Cora, 22, IL
Effie, 2, IL
Rock Falls was incorporated as a village under the general laws of the State in 1869. Its first election for village officers was held Feb. 4, of that year. The first ordinance passed was one prohibiting the sale of malt liquors in the place. In general the affairs of the village have beenmanaged in a manner satisfactory to all concerned. The following named comprise the officers for 1885:
Trustees: R. M. Sheldon
President: W. H. Tuttle, Joseph Wright, J. M. Bickford, W. H.Kadel, S. M. Mingle
Source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Whiteside County, IL(Note from transcriber - This has been transcribed ver batim. However, it appears that the listings for "Trustees" and "President" have been reversed)
Name: Statton Mingle
Age: 65 years
Estimated birth year: 1854
Home in 1920: Rapids, Linn, Iowa
MINGLE, STRATTON M and EMMONS, CORA Marriage Date: 08/16/1877 / 00004496 WHITESIDE Source: IL Marriage Index
Death: 7 Aug 1939 Obituary 10;2 Sterling Daily Gazette
Children of NANCY EMMONS and STRATTON MINGLE are:
5. i. EFFIE MAE7 MINGLE, b. May 10, 1878, Rock Falls, Illinois; d. September 22, 1943, Des Moines Co. Iowa.
ii. GEORGE E. MINGLE, b. Abt. 1884, Rock Falls, IL; d. Aft. 1939.
Notes for GEORGE E. MINGLE:
1900 Census, Coloma Township, Rock Falls City Ward 3, Illinois
George E. Mingle, 16, Illinois
1920, Vinton, 3 WD, Benton, IA (indexed MINGEL)
MINGLE, George E, 35, divorced, b. IL, parents b. IL, embalmer, furniture store
1930 US Veteran's Hospital, Prescott Dist 27, Yavapai, AZ (indexed as MENGLE, clearly an 'i')
MINGLE, George E., patient, 45, divorced, age first married 39, b. IL, parents b. IL
Name: George E Mengle
Estimated birth year: abt 1885
Relation to head-of-house: Patient
Home in 1930: Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona
A letter from him is postmarked in Rock Falls, Illinois in 1908.
According to a newspaper clipping in 1927 he was living in San Antonio, Texas.
In a letter dated 1929 he asks that his sister write him in care of a friend in Roswell, New Mexico.
His father's obit in 1939 puts him in Nebraska.
iii. NELL MINGLE, b. July 25, 1889, Rock Falls, Illinois; d. April 12, 1965, San Gabriel, CA; m. CHARLES ANDERSON, October 05, 1908; b. Abt. 1877, Sweden; d. October 22, 1934, Temple City, California.
Notes for CHARLES ANDERSON:
Fought in the Spanish American War with General Morrow in Porto Rico. He was a member of Alhambra Camp No. 41 United Spanish War Veterans.
Death: 22 Oct 1934 Obituary 10;7 Sterling Daily Gazette.
3. IDA6 EMMONS (NANCY5 BOOTH, WILLIAM4, DANIEL3, JAMES2, CALEB1) was born March 22, 1845 in Sterling, Illinois, and died July 15, 1936 in Rock Falls, Illinois. She married CHARLES M. HEWITT January 12, 1866 in Sterling, Illinois. He was born February 1835 in NY.
Notes for IDA EMMONS:
HEWITT, CHARLES M EMMONS, IDA W 01/11/1866 / 00001444 WHITESIDE Source: IL Marriage Index
Buried in Rock Falls Cemetary, Rock Falls IL Source: Obitury
Notes for CHARLES M. HEWITT:
(1870 U.S. Census)
ILLINOIS , WHITESIDE, MONTMORENCY TWP
Series: M593 Roll: 290 Page: 182
HEWITT, CHARLES Age: 35, Male, Race: WHITE, Born: NY
Ida, wife, 25, born IL
Alice, daughter, 2, born IL
Francis, daughter, 1, born IL
1900 > ILLINOIS > WHITESIDE > MONTMORENCY TWP
Series: T623 Roll: 352 Page: 137
Hewitt, Charles February 1835 65, NY, NY, NY, Farmer
Hewitt Ida March 1845 number of children 3 number of children living 1, IL, Canada England, VA
Hermes Marrietta, Servant
Children of IDA EMMONS and CHARLES HEWITT are:
i. ALICE7 HEWITT.
ii. FRANCIS HEWITT.
4. WILLIAM L.6 EMMONS (NANCY5 BOOTH, WILLIAM4, DANIEL3, JAMES2, CALEB1) was born September 24, 1855 in IL. He married ETTA BAKER December 23, 1888 in Whiteside County, IL.
Notes for WILLIAM L. EMMONS:
EMMONS, WILLIAM L BAKER, ETTA 12/23/1880 / 00005415 WHITESIDE Source; IL Marriage Index
Children of WILLIAM EMMONS and ETTA BAKER are:
i. PEARL7 EMMONS.
ii. HARRY EMMONS.
iii. HAZEL EMMONS.
iv. FLORENCE EMMONS.
v. LULU EMMONS.
vi. FLOYD EMMONS.
vii. LLOYD EMMONS.
viii. FRANK EMMONS, b. 1881.
Generation No. 3
5. EFFIE MAE7 MINGLE (NANCY CORA6 EMMONS, NANCY5 BOOTH, WILLIAM4, DANIEL3, JAMES2, CALEB1) was born May 10, 1878 in Rock Falls, Illinois, and died September 22, 1943 in Des Moines Co. Iowa. She married JOSEPH HENRY WYMER 1904 in Rock Falls, Illinois, son of PETER WYMER and MARY FREED. He was born July 01, 1878 in Middlebranch, Ohio, and died September 27, 1947 in Des Moines, Iowa.