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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.

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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


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



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

Age: 66

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

Race: White

Gender: Female

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.





December 27, 1902




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.





December 27, 1902





Death Brings Peace to Three Aged People Highly Respected inthe Communty




A. F. R. Emmons, Mrs. Sarah Worthington and Leonard H.Woodworth Enter the Silent Realm After Long and Useful Lives




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.



Buried in San Gabriel Cemetary, Alhambra, CA  Source: Obitury




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

Birthplace:                            Illinois

Race:                      White

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



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.



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

Age:                              45

Estimated birth year:                    abt 1885

Birthplace:                    Illinois

Relation to head-of-house:                           Patient

Race:                             White

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.



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



  (1870 U.S. Census)


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



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. 



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.



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