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Ishmael's in Franklin Co., Illinois --Macagah/Macajah (Cage)

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Ishmael's in Franklin Co., Illinois --Macagah/Macajah (Cage)

Posted: 1313721338000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ishmael - Mitchell - Smothers - Gilbert-Williams - Threlkeld-Stover
I would like to find this family after 1850. I have in my notes that Macagah died in San Augustine Co. Texas. Macagah is the brother of my g-g grandfather, Charles Casswell Ishmael.

1850 Franklin Co. Census
Macagah Ishmel 35
Mary Ishmel 30
Eliza Ishmel 15
Benj Ishmel 14
Marion Ishmel 10
Polly Ishmel 6
Fanny Ishmel 4
Thos Ishmel 2

Other Ishmaels in Franklin Co.

1870 Franklin Co., Illinois
Wm Threlkeld 60
Mary Threlkeld 55
Dudley C Threlkeld 23
Henry Threlkeld 17
Malinda Ishmael 19**married Joseph W. Stover

1880 Franklin Co. Illinois

B. Ishmall 46 (Benjamin --census transcribed Berry(error)
Permelia Ishmall (Mitchell)28
Lula B. Ishmall 3
Francis Ishmall 1
Malinda Ishmall 26 (sister) this is a dau of Macajah that was not listed on the census

1870 Franklin Co.

Isaac Threlkeld 28
Eustacy Threlkeld 26
William Threlkeld 2
Isaac Threlkeld 4/12
George Ishmael 12*** m. Jane Smothers
(Where is George in 1860, age 2)

1880 Franklin Co.

John M. Williams 30
Sarah E. Williams 27
Edward F. Williams 5
George Ishmel 21***

Macagah Ishmael, appears to have farmed out his children. I think they are brothers and sisters.

There is another person that we can't find before 1880 when he married Lydia Gilbert in Perry Co.(adjoining Franklin)--CALVIN PINKNEY Ishmael, b. abt 1854 and may be on the 1860 census with Macajah.

If anyone has any Ishmael info about Ishmaels in Franklin Co., or knows why these children lived with other people, please post it.

Neighboring counties are Marion, Hamilton, Wayne, Washington and Perry. I only found Ishmael's in Franklin Co. plus Calvin Ishmaell in Perry Co.

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