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DEWITT COUNTY OLD SOLDIERS IN 1898


The following old soldiers registered at the DeWitt County Fair on 9 August 1898.
When they registered, they listed their addresses and ages.  That information was
published in the 19 August 1898 issue of the Clinton Register.

H. D. Watson, Clinton, 62                                  W. H. Hunt, DeWitt, 56
Thos. Ewing, Clinton, 56                                   Andrews Shepherd, Heyworth, 51
Jno. Packard, Clinton, 57                                  P. M. Day, Weldon, 53
Henry Black, Hallsville, 57                                J. A, Duncan, Wapella, 62
Richard M. Cumber, Clinton, 68                             N. M. Barnett, Hallsville, 61
Jackson Ackers, Urbana, 52                                 A. L. Platt, Clinton, 53
W. J. Petitt, Lincoln, 69                                  L. B. Williams, Clinton, 66
J. E. Hobson, Clinton, 55                                  W. S. Lafferty, Leroy, 51
Jno. Yeager, Clinton, 71                                   Cyrus May, Clinton, 51
Jno. H. Wright, Clinton, 57                                J. H. Miller, Clinton, 62
J. M. Houston, Clinton,  58                                James N. Polen, Clinton, 53
Wm. Crang, Clinton, 54                                     A. D. Cackley, Clinton, 68
J. S. Carlock, Clinton. 54                                 P. H. Bowles, Clinton, 54
A. C. Martin, Charleston,     62                           John Savely, Clinton, 53
J. D. Reynolds, Wapella, 52                                William Costley, Weldon, 53
Wm. Cousins, Clinton. 71                                   Jas. Matthews, Hallsville, 56
Chas. Prettyman, Clinton,     52                           Lewis Mitchell, Clinton, 62
George Free, Chicago, 57                                   Henry Cunningham, Clinton, 49
H. T. Milligan, Weldon. 53                                 J. F. Harrold, DeWitt, 60
Cyrus Jones, Clinton, 62                                   H. E. Aastidgs, 66
Edward Allyn, Clinton, 60                                  Wm. Argo, Clinton, 54
Allen Spainhour, Lane, 52                                  John Ellis, Clinton, 49
S. J. Thomas, Fullerton, 56                                T. C. Robison, Kenney, 57
M. A. Kephart, Waynesville, 52                             Geo. Davenport, Clinton, 65
I. Stanifer, Waynesville, 54                               B. Choat, Wapelia, 58
L. B. Spencer, Clinton, 65                                 S. A. Hunter, Clinton, 69
Chas. Glenn, DeWitt, 54                                    F. L. Harpster, Clinton, 54
J. C. Mills, Clinton, 58                                   Lyman Barnett, Hallsville, 57
John Kraft, Waynesville, 54                                Samuel Wilson, Waynesville, 72
S. D. Dukes, Farmer City, 52                               Wesley Rousey, Wapella, 61
S. A. Edwards, Clinton, 68                                 Nicholas Hoffman, Peoria, 54
L. Richards, Waynesville, 54                               Isaac N. Webb, Clinton, 51
H. M. Morris, Maroa, 54                                    John H. Kesecker, Wapelia, 69
F. G. Covault. Maroa, 64                                   J. P. North, Lane. 53
Jno. H. Hume, Wapella, 55                                  P. N. Williams, Clinton, 59
J. E. Disbrow, Clinton, 52                                 T. T. Sever, Kenney, 65
H. S. Andrews, Clinton, 57                                 R. H. Watson, Kenney, 60
J. 0. Hogland, Clinton, 64                                 C. K. Zorger, Clinton, 67
S. B. Garver, Farmer City, 59                              John Ridenhour, Kenney, 55
Geo. W. Parker, Clinton, 59                                Ira Houghrnan, Heyworth, 54
Enoch Thornley, Clinton, 59                                Truman Mason, Wapella, 56
R. Poff, Chesnut, 60                                       Daniel Ellington, Waynesville, 55
Samuel Polen, Birkbeck, 50                                 Jno. B. Trent, Wapella, 54
Benjamin Callison, DeWitt, 61                              _____________, Clinton, 70
Amos Johnson, Ellenwood, Kan., 59                          J. M. Goodrich, Waynesville, 56
J. M. Emerick, Clinton, 70                                 Jacob Hamen, Atlanta, 70
Ora C. Ives, Wapelia, 51                                   Jno. Allwood, Clinton, 70
George Farmer, Farmer City, 65                             Thos. Sriell, Clinton, 79
George KettenTian, Farmer City, 57                         Thomas Ryan, Wapella, 63
John O'Dea, Clinton, 63                                    George Struble, Clinton, 56
Robt. H. Flood, Weldon, 71                                 A. J. Tibbs, Clinton, 59
J. A. Edmiston, Clinton, 59                                H. H. Merriman, Clinton, 67
Jacob May, Clinton, 58                                     T. E. Smith, Clinton, 59
J. M. Porter, Clinton, 63                                  R. H. Silvy, Soloman, 63
J. H. Geer, Soloman, 55                                    A. A. Sullivan, Clinton, 53
J. V. Miles, Weldon, 62                                    Benj. Slayback,Wapelia, 50
Jno. D. Brown, Weldon, 63                                  Edwin Crang, Clinton, 56
T. N. Byerly, Clinton, 60                                  Geo. W. Corder, Clinton, 54
Samuel Stewart, Clinton, 64                                Isaac Porter, Farmer City, 76
A. West, Lane, 60                                          Jno. W. McPherson, Clinton, 55
J. K. Scoggin, Wapella, 59                                 Geo. J. Smith, Midland City, 67
J. W. Brown, Wapella, 62                                   Jno. M. Jones, Midland City, 62
Morris Walden, Soloman, 57                                 J. C. Cree, Clinton, 51
I. C. Lafferty, Swisher, 54                                M. H. Stubblefield, Birkbeck, 57
Jno. Graham, Lane, 69                                      Albert Fenner, Clinton, 59
W. W. Tackwell, Clinton, 58                                Jno. A. Eaton, Maroa, 53
William Armstrong, Clinton, 67                             Wm. Entwisle, Clinton, 49
J. J. Gray, Clinton, 58                                    Jno. Pennington, Lane, 70
W. W. Nesbitt, Maroa, 57                                   Alfred Wilson. Wapella, 62
J. W. Anderson, Clinton, 57                                W. E. Lillard, Waynesville, 52
P. B. Herrington, Wapella, 57                              William Bennett, Clinton, 56
S. W. McNier, Weldon, 57                                   John T. Emery, Soloman, 66
F. M. Cisco, Wapelia, 61                                   Matthew Brennan, Weldon, 50
Geo. Wampler, Kenney, 59                                   Robert Bowles, Clinton, 62
Thos. J. Argo, Wapella, 56                                 Alva Jeffrey, Clinton, 54
Silas Johnson, Lodge, 61                                   John T- Page, DeWitt, 62
J. C. Hull. Wapella, 59                                    B. F. Nichols, Waynesville, 50
S. K. Carter, Clinton, 55                                  H. B. Runnels, Clinton, 58
Joseph Morrison, Clinton, 56                               Chris Michael, Birkbeck, 57
J. H. Stewart, Weldon, 58                                  A. Harrold, DeWitt, 52
L. S. McGraw, Clinton, 61                                  W. H. Cromer, Clinton, 55
E. Sylvester, Clinton, 59                                  Jno. A. Barnett, Hallsville, 55
H. H. Beal, Clinton, 57                                    G. E. Brooks, Clinton, 58
Frank May, Clinton. 63                                     J. M. Jones, DeWitt, 66
Albert Newton, Wapella, 60                                 J. T. Marsh, Weldon, 54
Jno. Huff, Clinton, 54                                     John Wright. Clinton, 72
I. Frank Swisher, Clinton, 58                              William R. Dillavou, Clinton, 88
Parker Adams, Clinton, 51                                  Samuel C. Phares, Clinton, *90
Jno. A. Burwell, Wapelia, 58                               Wm. F. Calhoun, Decatur, 53
Richard Skelly, Clinton. 60                                Wm. H. Oglevee, Clinton, 60
J. A. Morlan, Clinton, 56                                  J. M. North, Clinton, 62
M. R. Colwell, Clinton, 54                                 Thos. D. Bryant, Clinton, 57

*Samuel C. Phares, of Clinton, Ill., being the oldest soldier present and registered, 
received the cane, presented by H. D. Watson, of the fair association. 184 were present.

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