PATRONS' REFERENCE DIRECTORY - 1905

[Note: the date following the entry indicates the length of time 
the person has been a resident of Hamilton County.]
S=Section, T=Township, PO=Post Office address

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Rankin, H. T. Farmer and Attorney, S. 11, T. Beaver Creek.  PO Bungay.  Born in Green County, Ill., January 9, 1854.  Served as Justice of the Peace, Township Supervisor and Trustee.  Married August 28, 1873, to Emeline Taylor.
Rauch, H. Farmer, S. 25, T. Knights Prairie.  PO McLeansboro.  Born in Germany November 14, 1843. Enlisted in co. A, 22d Ill. Vol. Infty., August 9, 1862.  Discharged 1865.  Married October, 1873, to Christina Wisemann.
Rawls, J. E. Farmer and Stock Dealer, S. 14, T. Dahlgren.  PO Dahlgren.  Born in Illinois in 1876.  Served as Township collector.  Also taught school.  Married April 20, 1902, to Laura Anderson.
Rawls, Rily Farmer and Mall Carrier.  Dahlgren.  Born in Illinois in 1869.  Served as School Director.  Married March 22nd, 1894, to Sarah T. Barr.
Rawls, W. M. Farmer and Mail Carrier.  Dahlgren.  Born in Illinois in 1869.  Served as School Director.  Married March 22nd, 1894, to Sarah T. Barr.
Redfearn, R. H. Farmer, S. 11, T. Knights Prairie.  PO McLeansboro.  Born in Tennessee March 4, 1845.  Served as Highway Commissioner.  Enlisted in Co. H., 155th Reg. in 1865.  Discharged in the fall of 1865.  Married March 10, 1872, to Mary E. Daily.
Reed, Adam Farmer, S. 20, T. Flannigan.  PO Akin.  Born in Illinois in 1857.  Settled in Hamilton County in 1859.
Reeves, D. A. Flour Mill, Broughton.  Born in Illinois in 1854.  Settled in Hamilton county in 1874.  Served as School Trustee, Township Clerk, Postmaster and President of the Village Board.  Married April 14, 1881, to Martha Ann Gholson.
Reusch, Rev. B. Pastor, St. John's Catholic Church.  Dahlgren.  Born in Germany, May 14, 1861.
Rhodes, G. T. Editor "Dahlgren Echo", Dahlgren.  Born in Ohio in 1851.  Settled in Hamilton County in 1888.  Married August 17, 1882, to Alice A. Hatton.
Roberts, R. D. Farmer, S. 1, T. Twigg.  PO Broughton.  Born in Illinois in 1859.  Served as Constable 10 years.  Married November 8, 1894, to Mrs. Laura Elliott.
Rogers, James Farmer, S. 3, T. Knights Prairie.  PO Dahlgren.  Born in Hamilton County in 1861.  Served as Township Collector, School Trustee and Highway Commissioner.  Married September 21, 1904, to Mrs. O. Cravens.
Rogers, R. L. Farmer, S. 14, T. Flannigan.  PO McLeansboro.  Born in Tennessee in 1870.  Settled in Hamilton County in 1873.  Married September 1, 1890, to Olzonia M. Braden.
Ross, Edward Fresco Painter and Decorator, Thompsonville. Born in Illinois in 1866.  Settled in Hamilton County in 1899.  Married December 14, 1882, to Elizabeth Culbertson.
Roundtree, G. V. Postmaster, Stave Manufacturer and Dealer in General Merchandise, Dale.  Born in Illinois in 1849.  Settled in Hamilton County in 1880.  Served as Postmaster and Justice of the Peace.  Married April 14, 1877, to Minerva C. Margraves.
Rubenacker, Charles Farmer, S. 31, T. Crouch.  PO Dahlgren.  Born in Illinois February 20, 1859.  Married October 14, 1886, to Mary E. Zachmann.

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