Our Genealogy Page
- Bauer - Several Bauer brothers and their
families left the termoil of central Germany to settle in Illinois about the
time of our Civil War.
- Brickey, Slinker, Clark Families -Jean de Briquette(1640-c1718)
left France for the new world as John Brickey. His family follows the national migration paths
from Tidewater Virginia into the foothills as militiamen during the Revolution, over the mountains
into Tennesee and on to the frontier of Missouri and Illinois.
- Our Clark Family - including
Henry Clark of Petersburg, IL.
- The Clark Family - including
George Rogers Clark and William Clark.
George Rogers Clark was the Revolutionary War General
who captured the Northwest Territories. He never married but had 9 siblings.
William Clark, the youngest brother, was of Lewis and Clark fame. He had 7 children.
I've not been able to find much on the Web about these folks.
Family tradition says they are related. Here is some of what I've been
able to uncover from traditional sources.
- Niemantsverdriet - Three brothers left
Holland separately to seek their fortunes in the new world. Every
Niemantsverdriet we've ever found is a relative of these three. _
- Stein - Jacob Stein left Hamburg for NY at
age 17 or 19. Married and prospered in Petersburg, IL, where he knew
- Woolbright - Barabas Woolbright's family
has been tracked across the Carolinas, GA, AL, MS and this genealogy
concentrates on the branch that moved to Illinois during/after the
- Two Hundred Fifty Years of Woolbrights In America
by J. L. Woolbright, Volume I thru V.
Central Iowa Genealogical Society
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