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Sarah McQuiston

Female 1832 - 1902  (70 years)


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  • Name Sarah McQuiston 
    Born 1 Feb 1832  Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Jun 1902  Henderson Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried South Henderson Cemetery Gladstone, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21665  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of William Reynolds
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Hugh R. to Illinois Reynolds,   b. 12 Nov 1812, Iredell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1896, Biggsville, Henderson Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1872  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Jane [McQuiston] Reynolds,   b. 20 Oct 1873, Biggsville, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1944, Gladstone, Henderson Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F8109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map_of_Augusta_County_1755-1760.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/31785724/sarah-mcdill.
      Sarah McQuiston McDill Reynolds
      Birth 1 Feb 1832
      Preble County, Ohio
      Death 2 Jun 1902 (aged 70)
      Henderson County, Illinois
      Burial
      South Henderson Cemetery
      Gladstone, Henderson County, Illinois
      Sarah McQuiston was first married to James Chestnut McDill in 1854
      James Chestnut McDill
      Birth 1 Aug 1831
      Morning Sun, Preble County, Ohio
      Death 19 Jun 1864 (aged 32)
      Cobb County, Georgia
      Source: History of Mercer And Henderson Counties pgs 1410-1414.
      W.W. Webster of Muscatine Iowa was selected to construct the monument that was finished in October of 1874. On the monument is inscribed , on it's four sides, 200 names of soldiers in Henderson County who fell in the field or died in the service of their country. The monument was erected by the private liberality of the people; subscriptions varied from $5 to $50. The cost was $3,300. The location is in the center of a beautiful enclosed park, planted to deciduous and evergreen trees, comprised in lots 1, 4, and 5, block 4 Swartz' addition, donated by John McKinney Sr., for many years a resident and business man of Oquawka. this handsome work is not more a monument to the glorious dead of Henderson County than to the affection, gratitude, generosity and patriotism of the happy and intelligent living.
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      This Soldiers Memorial is a cenotaph for Henderson County soldiers who died in the Civil War.
      His actual burial is in nearby South Henderson Church Cemetery #31785603.

      84th Regt. ILL Inf. Co. G
      Civilwar.illinois.genweb.org states: Corp'l wounded Chickamauga. Killed Kenesaw Mt. june 19, 1864.

      See below for his actual grave site in nearby South Henderson Church Cemetery.

      James McDill

      Thanks to my sister BKage #48921676 for the photographs of the monument.

      Illinois, Databases of Illinois Veterans Index, 1775-1995
      Name: James C McDill
      Rank: Private
      Company: G
      Unit: 84th Illinois Infantry
      Height: 5' 7 1/2
      Hair: BROWN
      Eyes: BLUE
      Complexion: LIGHT
      Marital status: Married
      Occupation: Farmer
      Birth Date: Abt 1831
      Birth Place: Morning Sun, Preble CO, OH
      War: Civil War
      War Years: 1861-1865
      Service Entry Age: 31
      Service Entry Date: 4 Aug 1862
      Period: 3 YRS
      Muster In Date: 1 Sep 1862
      Muster In Place: Quincy, IL
      Remarks: PROMOTED CORPORAL KILLED IN ACTION AT KENESAW MOUNTAIN JUN 19, 1864 WOUNDED AT CHICKAMAUAGA SEP 19, 1863
      Residence Place: Biggsville, Henderson CO, IL
      Record Source: Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls
      URL: http://www.ilsos.gov/isavetera...