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From: 1876 Illustrated Illinois Atlas

Capt. L. W. Cremeens

*Note: Linville W. Cremens and Lindsey W. Creemens were brothers and both were attorneys.  During the Civil War, Linville and younger brother, Moses, served in the 100th IL INF and Lindsey served in the 136th IL INF as a Captain and later was referred to as Capt. L. W. Cremeens.

Linville died in 1875 and Lindsey lived another 20 years until 1895.  Both men lived in Belle Rive in later life.

15 May 1875 McLeansboro Times (Hamilton Co., IL)
Cremeens, Linville W., born October 1838 in Jackson Co., OH; died 22 May 1875 at his residence in Belle Rive (Jefferson Co., IL); son of B. L. Cremeens of Macedonia; brother of L. W. Cremeens, Esq of McLeansboro.  Moved with father to Franklin Co., IL in October 1854; lived there till 1862, then in Civil War.

28 May 1875 - Gold Era (Hamilton Co., IL
(additional info) - Lawyer, leaves wife and 4 children.

Linville W. Cremeens married Maria Ann Carlton October 14, 1860.  He married Jeannie Miller in July 1866.

06 Sep 1895 Times (Hamilton Co., IL)
Cremeens, Capt. L. W. (Lindsey W.), died 02 Sept 1895, at home in Belle Rive; former attorney in McLeansboro.

*Contributed by Sheila Cadwalader.

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