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Helen Rae

Helen Rae

Female 1819 - 18841884  (65 years)

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  • Name Helen Rae  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 21 Feb 1819  Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Apr 18841884  La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8
    Buried LaPrairie United Presbyterian Cem, Sparland, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Person ID I4204  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2017 

    Family George Hastie / Hastings,   b. 1 Jan 1815, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1878, La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1839  Southdean, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 8
    Children 
     1. William Hastie / Hastings,   b. 7 Mar 1841, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1916, Hinckley, Pine Cnty, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. George Hastie / Hastings, Jr,   b. 22 Feb 1842, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1895, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     3. Christena Hastie / Hastings,   b. 11 Dec 1844, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1900, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     4. Jane Hastings,   b. 6 Feb 1847, La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1888  (Age 41 years)
     5. Isabelle Hastings,   b. 7 Apr 1849,   d. 13 Dec 1929, Limestone Twsp, Peoria Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Elizabeth ("Lizzie") Hastings,   b. 19 Feb 1851, La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1916, Aurora, Kane Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. James Hastings,   b. 7 Mar 1853, LaPrairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1928, (formerly Richwoods Twsp, now) Peoria, Peoria Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Mary Hastings,   b. 18 Jul 1856, La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1877  (Age 21 years)
     9. Ellen Hastings,   b. 15 Sep 1860, La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1888  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • N. Bateman & P. Selby, HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND HISTORY OF KENDALL COUNTY, p. 960 (1914), state: "George and Helen (Rae) Hastings, [were] natives of Scotland, where they married. About 1844 they came to Marshall County, Ill."
    • George and Helen Rae Hastings "arrived in America with William age 4, George age 3, and Christena age 6 months, in 1845. D. Gale Hastings, Family History Chart (12 Nov 1995).
    • In 1860, the census shows "Geo." Hastings, 46, "Ellen," 41; "Wm," 19; and "Geo," 17; all born in Scotland; and Illinois-born [sic] children "C," 15; "Jane," 13; "Is," 11; "Eliz," 9; "Jas," 7; Mary, 5; and "Allen," 1, [sic; Ellen was listed as a male]. 1860 U.S. Census, Laprairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL (M 653, Roll 210, stamped p. 184).
    • The 1880 census records that "Ellen" Hastings, 61, born in Scotland, was living with her daughter Ellen, 20, her husband William Wilson, 33, a farmer, and their 1 month old, unnamed baby daughter [Hattie Belle]. Also in the home were two of William's sons from his prior marriage: John, 7; and "Alex.", 4. 1880 U.S. Census, Esmen Twsp, Livingston Cnty, IL (T 9, Roll 226, stamped p. 167 D).

  • Sources 
    1. [S965] Scotland Marriages|, Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, (Genealogical Soc'y of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1771074), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYQB-JZD.

    2. [S964] Scotland Births & Baptisms|, Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, ("Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1771030), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY9B-44W.

    3. [S298] Kendall Cnty IL History|, N. Bateman & P. Selby, HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND HISTORY OF KENDALL COUNTY, (Munsell Publishing Co., Chicago, IL : 1914), p. 960.

    4. [S4] Hastings|, D. Gale Hastings, "Family History Chart", (D. Gale Hastings : 12 Nov 1995).

    5. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 136573322.

    7. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), (James Hastings; 1928).

    8. [S1051] Ancestry Tree - McCuen|, Mary McCuen, Mary McCuen Family Tree, (Mary McCuen; www.Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/83473720/listofallpeople).