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Gideon Families in Illinois

This page will continue to grow, as many of my personal GIDEON line spent time in Illinois. If you are researching the GIDEON family in Illinois, please contact Susie Martin-Rott.


Early Illinois Marriages to 1850


Groom                 Bride                  County         Date

GIDEON, Peter M.      HULL,   Wealthy        DeWitt      02 Jan 1849
MITCHELL, John P.     GIDEON, Elizabeth      DeWitt      01 Jan 1849
HUFMAN, Michael       GIDEON, Ann Cathrine   Montgomery  07 Aug 1843
LININGER, J. N.       GIDEON, Sarah          Pike        21 Dec 1838
GARVEY, Samuel Jr.    GIDEON, Sarah A.C.     Sangamon    31 Jul 1849
GIDEON, Jacob M.      STUMP,  Urenia*        Sangamon    03 Apr 1849

*Correct spelling of first name is Aurelia.
If you are researching any of these families, I have more information 
in my files.  Email for details.

Illinois GIDEON's in the Civil War

NAME                            COMPANY & UNIT    RESIDENCE
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GIDDINGS, TITUS J                E 156 INF        BUFFALO
GIDEON, EDWIN W*                 E 20 INF         CLINTON
GIDEON, EDWIN W *                HQ 20 INF        CLINTON
GIDEON, GEORGE W                 M  10 CAV        COLES CO
GIDEON, SAMUEL                   G  27 INF        KONIGREICH, GERMANY

*Same person, two different assignments.  Edwin died while home on 
furlough and is buried in Roselawn Cemetery in Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL.
His father, George Gideon donated family property for the creation of
a cemetery for Civil War casualties as a result of his son's passing.
Details of this story will be posted at a later date.

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