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  • ID: I340
  • Name: Louis Kossuth CALHOUN
  • Given Name: Louis Kossuth
  • Surname: Calhoun
  • Suffix: Sr.
  • Name: BUDGE
  • Given Name:
  • Surname: Budge
  • Suffix: Sr.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 14 Dec 1851 in Springboro, Warren, Ohio 1 2 3 4
  • Death: 5 Sep 1899 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois 5 6 3 4
  • Burial: Blooming Grove Cem, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois 7 8 9 1
  • Residence: Abt 1854 Randolph Grove, McLean, Illinois
  • Census: 1870 , Macon, Illinois
  • _UID: 0E1A14543CCB2140A9E865C4520FCA553205
  • Change Date: 4 May 2014 at 15:43
  • _TODO:
  • DESC: !Fix this to-do item-63 status: Open 0
  • PRTY: 1
  • Note:
    Note: most of this is from an anonymous Calhoun researcher.
    Death of L K Calhoun - Bloomington, Illinois Pantagraph newspaper, dated 9/6/1899, page 5, Wednesday morning.
    Old Resident of this city dies after a long illness with heart trouble
    Yesterday afternoon at 1:45 o'clock occurred the death of Mr. L. K. Calhoun. after an illness of three years with organic heart trouble. Mr. Calhoun was a very well known resident of this city and had passed all his mature years here, and the announcement of his death occasioned many expressions of regret on the street yesterday afternoon.
    The deceased was born Dec 14, 1851 in Springbrough, Warren county, Ohio and when three years of age his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Calhoun, moved to Illinois and settled in Randolph's Grove, where a year later his mother died. His father was a Lieutenant in the 94 th Illinois volunteer infantry during the Civil War and died a year ago last January at his home in Nebraska.
    Mr. Calhoun was married March 16, 1880 to Miss Mary Welch and she with five children, Borden, Ella, John, Lewis and Everett, survive, as do also two Uncles, Messrs. John and Clinton Calhoun, both well known residents of McLean county and this city.
    Mr. Calhoun was a member of the Masonic fraternity, of the Junior Mechanics and of the First M.E church. For one term he was collector of taxes for Bloomington township. With his death passes away the last member of his mother's family. He also leaves two half brothers and five half sisters, who reside in the west. He was a man of much integrity and was highly esteemed among his extensive circle of acquaintance. The funeral announcement will be made later.

    In the Bloomington Pantagraph newspaper, Friday a.m., 9/8/1899 for funeral:
    The funeral services of Mr. Louis K. Calhoun were held yesterday morning at 10 o'clock from the First M.E. Church. The services were conducted by Rev. George E. Scrimger and appropriate music was rendered by the choir.
    The interment took place at the Orendorff (now called Blooming Grove) Cemetery southeast of the city. The pall bearers were L.D. Welch, Leonard Munsell, Frank Sutherland and Jacob Bringham.
  • Note:
    BURIAL: He & his wife are buried in a nice small cemetery (Blooming Grove) where H. Borden Calhoun is buried. The Cemetery is south & a little east of Bloomington.
    Their tombstones and others are: (row/ sect 3 / 6)
    Louis K. Calhoun 1851 - 1899
    Mary S. wife of Louis K. Calhoun 1855 - 1908
    H. Borden Calhoun, Co. D., 5 Ill. Inf. Sp. Am. War. Musn. (for musician)
    Bertha (no dates - actually she is buried in Alabama)
    Many other Welch and Calhouns are near by.

    CENSUS: 1870 Lewis Calhoun
    Bloomington twp east, McLean Co, IL Page 6, House 37, line 24
    Name Age Occp Place of birth
    Jeremiah Welch 43 M Farmer IN
    Sarah J 40 F Ken
    Mary S 14 F IL
    Luella A 11 F IL
    Minerva J 8 F IL
    John F 5 M IL
    Tantum David 30 M Laborer NJ
    Calhoun Lewis K 17 M Laborer IN (sb OH? and sb age 21) ***
    LK Calhoun living with his future wife's family, Welch.

    CENSUS: 1880 Louis K. Calhoun
    3rd ward, Bloomington, McLean, IL, E.D. 162, sheet 38, line 34(6/10/1880)
    Name Sex Age Rel Mar Occp BPlace Self Fathr Mothr
    Louis K. M 28 Head OH, OH, IN Policeman
    Mary F 24 Wife IL, IL, IL Keeps house

    Father: William A. CALHOUN b: 17 Jul 1825 in Barnesville, Belmont, Ohio
    Mother: Phebe Jane BORDEN b: 23 Jul 1829 in , Montgomery, Ohio

    Marriage 1 Mary Susan WELCH b: 10 Jun 1855 in Hendrix, McLean, Illinois
    • Married: 16 Mar 1880 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois 1 10 5 11
    • Note:
      Listed in IL State index:
      CALHOUN, LOUIS K WELCH, MARY L MC LEAN 03/16/1880 00I/0088
    • Change Date: 17 Jun 2012
    1. Has Children Harry Borden CALHOUN b: 23 Apr 1881 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois
    2. Has No Children Ella Welch CALHOUN b: 22 Sep 1882 in Blooming Grove, Mc Lean, Illinois
    3. Has Children John Francis CALHOUN b: 22 Mar 1886 in Ranlin, IL
    4. Has No Children Louis Kossuth CALHOUN b: 23 Oct 1891 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois
    5. Has No Children Everett Myers CALHOUN b: 12 Sep 1896 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois

    1. Media: Obituary
      Abbrev: Calhoun, L. K. obituary
      Title: Calhoun, L. K. obituary
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library
    2. Media: Compiled Genealogy
      Abbrev: History of the Welch Family, 1835 - 1935
      Title: History of the Welch Family, 1835 - 1935
      Author: Gertrude Welch White
      Publication: 1935 Bloomington, IL.
      Have electronic copy, 112 pages
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library
    3. Media: Cemetery Marker
      Abbrev: Marker in Cemetery listed
      Title: Marker in Cemetery listed
    4. Media: Cemetery Record
      Abbrev: McLean Co., IL Cemeteries
      Title: McLean Co., IL Cemeteries
      Author: Bloomington-Normal Genealogical Society
      Publication: 1981
        Name: Bloomington Co Library, IL

      Page: Book 2, vol 3, pg 2, 3, 21
      Quality: 3
      Note: Blooming Grove, Calhoun, Welch
    5. Media: Obituary
      Abbrev: Obituary, for named person
      Title: Obituary
      Note: For named individual
    6. Media: Death Registration
      Abbrev: Death Registration, McLean Co, IL
      Title: Death Registration, McLean Co, IL
    7. Media: Cemetery Record
      Abbrev: Bloomington Grove Cem, McLean, IL - index of markers
      Title: Bloomington Grove Cem, McLean, IL - index of markers
      List of Calhoun & Welch family members
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library
    8. Media: Cemetery Marker
      Abbrev: Blooming Grove Cem, Bloomington, McLean IL
      Title: Blooming Grove Cem, Bloomington, McLean IL
      Note: Sect 3, lot 6 - Calhouns - 7 plots
    9. Media: Cemetery Record
    10. Media: Marriage Registration
      Abbrev: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900
      Title: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900
      Author: State of IL
      Note: CALHOUN, LOUIS K - WELCH, MARY L - MC LEAN 03/16/1880 00I/0088
    11. Media: Pedigree Chart
      Abbrev: History of the Welch Family, extract chart
      Title: History of the Welch Family, extract chart
      Author: Laurastine Welch Probasco
      Shows trees for Welch, Calhoun, Myers, Jacoby, Lindley (with scribbles).
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library

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