Founding Members of First Presbyterian of Macomb

The following are the names that appear on various lists of “the” original members of the First Presbyterian Church of Macomb, Illinois. Although the 1885 History suggests that it quotes the 1878 History, there are various discrepancies.

 

Age in 1832

Origins

Date & Location of Death

1 Grant, Thomas
(think Thomas was an error; probably Robert)
~40 yrs.~15 yrs. Robert: b. 1792 in Washington Co, PA,
m. 1814 Greene Co, OH to Jane (#2)
to Illinois in 1824
Thomas: s/o Robert & Jane, b. 1817
Moved to Monmouth by 1840Robert d. 1856 Monmouth, ILThomas d. 1841 Monmouth, IL
2 Grant, Jane (Barnes) ~38 yrs. b. 1794 Greene Co, OH
m. 1814 Greene Co, OH to Robert (#1)
Moved to Monmouth by 1840
d.  1877 Monmouth, IL
3 Harris, Alexander ~67 yrs b.1765 Rockbridge Co, VA
m. 13 Aug 1789 to Margaret (#4)
lived Greene Co, KY
father of John (#7)
Xfrd to Shiloh by 1839
d. 1845 McDonough Co, IL
4 Harris, Margaret (Crawford) ~65 yrs. b. 1767 Rockbridge Co, VA
m. 13 Aug 1789 to Alex (#3)
lived Greene Co, KY
mother of John (#7)
Xfrd to Shiloh by 1839
d. 1842 McDonough Co, IL
5 Campbell, Alexander ~43 yrs b. 1789 Augusta Co, VA Xfrd to Shiloh by 1839
d. 1845 McDonough Co, IL
6 Campbell, Mary (Strain) ~40 yrs. b. 1792 Knox Co, TN Xfrd to Shiloh by 1839d. 1855 McDonough Co, IL
7 Harris, John ~34 yrs b. 1798 Green Co, KY
s/o Alex & Margaret (#3 & #4)
d. 1833 McDonough County
8 Clark Provine Harris, Jane (Anderson) ~27 yrs b. 1805 KY
m. John Harris (#7) in Adair Co, KY;
Probably a sister to Elizabeth (Anderson) Lowe (#11)
m. Alex B. Provine in 1840; he d. 1853
m. John Clark in 1862
d. 1893 Gettysburg, SD w/sonIn 1882, still member of Macomb First
9 Naylor, Patsey (Pickett) ~27 yrs b. 1805 KY or VA
m. 1824 Washington Co, KY to Resin Naylor
a sister of (#10)
d. 1876 Macomb
10 Pickett, Thomas or Pickett, John Calhoun Thomas b. 1809 KY; 1833 to McDonough Co, IL; cabinet maker
1850: lived McDonough Co, ILJohn: moved to Marion Co, MO by 1835 (uncertain if ever in McDonough Co, IL)sister of (#9)
d. in Missouri
11 Anderson Lowe, Elizabeth M. (?) ~24 yrs b. 1808 KY;
m. Richard S. Lowe in 1833;
sister (?) of Jane (Anderson) Harris Provine Clark (#8); Jane’s brother John L. Anderson was guardian of Elizabeth’s sons after her husband died.
d. after 1860 Macomb
12 Wilson, Ruth ~38 yrs b. 1794
sister of John Wilson
d. 1867
13 Walker, Jane L. (Campbell) ~20 yrs b. 1812 TN
d/o Alex & Mary Campbell (#5 & #6)
m. Andrew Hammond Walker
Xfrd to Shiloh
d. 1845 McDonough Co, IL
14 Walker, Mahala (Campbell) ~18 yrs. b. 1814
d/o Alex & Mary Campbell (#5 & #6)
m. Quintus Walker
Xfrd to Shiloh
d. 1882
15 Campbell, Sanders ~34 yrs. b. 1798 TN
s/o Ezekiel & Jane (Moran) Campbell
Xfrd to Camp Creek in 1839
d. 1870 Mapleton, KS
16 Campbell, Cynthia (Walker) ~34 yrs. b. 1798 Xfrd to Camp Creek in 1839
d. 1892 Mapleton, KS
17 Caldwell, Samuel ~63 yrs. b. 1769 at sea d. 1850 Hancock Co, IL
18 Russell, Rebecca Mary (Letman) ~53 yrs. b. 1779 in NC
m. 1804 Mercer Co, KY Samuel Russell
d. 1860 Macomb, IL

 

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