EARLY ARRIVALS IN SANGAMON COUNTY
from Original Edition of the 1876 History of
Early Settlers of Sangamon County Illinois
By John C. Power
Transcribed by Cherie Logan for the Sangamon County ILGenWeb Page
SPENCER, JOHN was born
about 1800 in Adair county, Ky. Cynthia
Harvey was born in the same county, and
they were there married and had three
children. The family moved to Sangamon
county, 111., arriving August, 1836,
in what is now Salisbury township, where
two children were born. Of their five children.
CATHARINE, born Aug. 29, 1830,
in Adair county, Ky., married in Sangamon
county to Pierson Roll. See his name.
NANCY, born in Adair county, Ky.,
married in Sangamon county to Isaaac
Miller. They have six children.
DIANA, born in Adair county, Ky.,
married in Sangamon county, to John
Shanahan, have three children and live at
Point of Rocks, Wyoming Territory.
MARTE., born in Sangamon county,
married Eli Drone. They have four children,
and live in Pike county, 111.
JOHN W., born in Sangamon county,
married Mary Clements, and live in the
southeast corner of Macoupin county, 111.
John Spencer died September, 1863,
and Mrs. Cynthia Spencer died Nov. 26,
1869, both in Sangamon county, north of