Elizabeth Leona Strutton

Elizabeth Leona Strutton

Female 1777 - 1871

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  • Name  Elizabeth Leona Strutton 
    Born  1777  , Wilkes, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  25 Jan 1871  , Saline, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I331  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  25 Dec 2013 

    Father  Hezekiah Strutton,   b. Abt 1765, , , VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1812, , Hawkins, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susannah,   b. Abt 1756, , , VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1820 
    Married  1795 
    Family ID  F113  Group Sheet

    Family 1  John Sisk, Jr.,   b. 1763, , , VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1813, , Hopkins, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Apr 1798  , Wilkes, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Absolom Sisk,   b. Abt 1798, , Wilkes, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841, , Pope, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hezekiah Strutton "Shot" Sisk,   b. 14 Dec 1800, , Wilkes, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1874, , Saline, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Henry Sisk,   b. Abt 1805, , , KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1841, , Pope, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lydia Sisk,   b. Abt 1808, , Hopkins, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William Clayton Sisk,   b. Abt 1809, , Hopkins, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848, , Pope, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Culbertson Sisk,   b. Abt 1811, , Hopkins, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1870, Shawneetown, Gallatin, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  9 Jun 2007 
    Family ID  F928  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Lewis Howell,   b. 27 Mar 1755, , Westmoreland, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1833, , Gallatin, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Dec 1814  Madisonville, Hopkins, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Morenan Howell,   b. 1815,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Francis Howell,   b. 1818,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2013 
    Family ID  F177  Group Sheet

    Family 3  David C. Barnett, Sr.,   b. 1765, , , NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1849, , Gallatin, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Aug 1836  , Gallatin, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2013 
    Family ID  F178  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • «b»ASSESSMENT BILL OF LEWIS HOWELL
      (everything spelled in context)


      Ten head of hogs at - - - - $12.50
      5 head of sheap at - - - - 5.00
      1 Cow (?) at - - - - - 9.00
      1 Cow (?) at - - - - - 8.00
      1 red (?)and white heifer - - - 3.00
      Do 1 yearling (?) - - - 2.00
      Do 1 Dun steer - - - - 3.50
      1 sorrel horse - - - - - 35.00
      1 sorrel filly at - - - - - 15.00
      Do 1 sorrel horse at - - - 35.00
      Do 1 cow and caff at - - - 7.00
      1 Clock - at - - - 12.00
      pots and cooking utensils - - - 5.00
      2 axes at - - - - - 3.00
      1 se'd saddle and bridle - - - 15.00
      1 Do sadle and & saddlebags at - - 7.00
      Cuboard table & shelf ware - - - 10.00
      Shovel & tongs & smoothing iron & frying pan 1.50
      2 pot trammels - - - - 1.00
      1 Coffemill - - - - - 1.00
      2 trunks at - - - - - 1.25
      1 bead stead bed & beading - - - 10.00
      1 do at - - - - - 10.00
      Do one bed at - - - - - 6.00
      1 chain reap hook pad lock - - - 1.00
      1 bunch feathers & wheel - - - 2.50
      1 pair plow (?) - - - - - 2.00
      1 plow single tier & clevis - - - 4.00
      3 chairs at - - - - - 1.25
      1 lot of bacon - - - - - 8.00
      8 barrels of corn (?) - - - - 2.10
      2 barrels - - - - - .25
      2 pails & churn 1 bucket at - - - 2.00
      2 hoes at - - - - - .75

      242.50

      Do = ditto




      Rec'd of Allen Moore the whole amount of the personal Estate of my
      Dec'd Husband so far as the said Moore is Executor of said Estate was liable
      to me after paying debts and charges against said Estate amounting to Two
      hundred and forty six dollars and twenty three cents as per the appraisement
      list of said Estate. her
      Leona Howel
      mark
      April 1835
      Test.
      Asa Mitchell



      State of Illinois Executed this within warrant By Solem
      Gallatin County nizing the rites of matrimony between
      the within names William M. Cullen and Frances Howel
      Given under my hand and Seal this 10th Day of December
      A.D. 1835 A.L. Armstrong J.P.



      Personally came Before the undersigned and
      acting Justice of the Peace in and for said County
      the within named David Barnett and Leona
      Howell and (?) lawfully Joined in the Holy
      State of Matrimony. Given under my hand
      and seal this 25th day of August A.D. 1836.
      A.L. Armstrong J.P.


      State of Illinois
      Gallatin County

      I do hereby certify that I solemnized the rites of matrimony between Wm.
      Howell and Tabitha Thacker on the 21 June 1840.
      S.C. Holte J.P.










      This Indenture made and Entered into this 28 day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty seven Between William Cullen of the county of Gallatin and State of Illinois of the first part and Culberson Sisk of the same County and State of the second part witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars Law full money in hand paid by the said party of the Second part the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have Granted bargained sold remised released and forever quit claim and by these presents do grant bargain sell remis release and forever quit claim unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns all the Interest (?) to a certain tract of Land or lot of ground Situate lying and being in the county of Gallatin and state of Illinois and bounded as follow to wit it being the South half of the west half of Northwest quarter section Number Twenty Township seven south of range nine (?) containing forty acres be it more or less To have and to hold the aforesaid Tract of land or Lot of Ground together with all and singular the rights profits tenements heridetriments and appurtenances there until belonging ow in any wise there unto appertaining to the only proper use Benefit and behoofs of Culberson Sisk the said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns forever William Cullen the said party of the first Do Covenant to and with the said party of the second part that he will forever warrant and defend the said Tract of Land from the claim of William Cullen the said party of the first part his heirs and assigns and against the claim or claims of any other person or person whoomever In testimony whereof the party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year firs above written signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      Test A.L. Armstrong his
      his William Cullen (seal)
      Joshua Young mark
      mark
      her
      Francis Cullen (seal)
      mark



      436
      State of Illinois
      Gallatin County This day personally appeared before the undersigned a Justice of the Peach in and for said county William Cullen and his wife Francis Cullen and was Examined separate and apart they being know to said Justice to be the real persons who executed the foregoing deed of conveyance and who then before said Justice Acknowledged that they signed sealed and delivered said deed Freely and voluntarily for the uses and purposes therein mentioned Given under my hand and seal this 28th day of August A.D. 1837«/b»
      «b»
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      State of Illinois
      Gallatin County
      On this 25th day of January AD 1861 before me Wm M Bruce associate Judge of the County Court of Gallatin County and State of Illinois personally appeared Leona Barnett aged eighty four years, a resident of Saline County and State of Illinois near the line of Gallatin County aforesaid who being by me first duly sworn according to law doth on her oath make the follow declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions made by the act of Congress passed on the 3rd day of February AD 1853 granting pensions to widows of person who served during the Revolutionary War: that she is the widow of Lewis Howell deceased who was a private in the company commanded by Captain Ashby in the Eighth Regiment of troops of the Virginia line in the revolutionary War and that to the best of her information and belief her said Husband entered the service at _________ in the State of Virginia about the day of ______ ad 1775 for the term of two years and continued in actual service in said War for the term of three years and was honorably discharged at (place not know) in the State of Virginia on the ___ day of ____ AD 1778 And that her said husband was a pensioner of the United States under the Act of Congress approved ____day_______AD 1818 at the rat of $96 per annum which was paid him at Carmi, White County and State of Illinois by the Pension agency - she further states that she was married to the said Lewis Howell in Hopkins County and State of Kentucky on the 15th day of December AD 1814 by one William Gordon a Justice of the Peace as will more full appear by sequence to the Certificate of the Clerk of the County Court of said Hopkins County Ky. hereto attached and that her name before her said marriage was Leona Sisk and that her said Husband died at Gallatin County Illinois on the 27th day of April 1833 That she was not married to him prior to the second day of Jan, 1800 but at the time above stated That she cannot file herewith his certificate of discharge for the reason that the same was filed with the Commissioner of pensions by the said Lewis Howell when she made application for pension as above stated - she further declares that she was married to one David Barnett since the death of the said Lewis Howell and that the said Barnett also died on the 15th day of December AD 1849 in Gallatin County and State of Illinois and that she is now a widow and has been ever since the death of the said Barnett, she further states that she is wholly unable to appear in open court for the purpose of making this application by reason of bodily infirmity that she appeared before the undersigned who lives near the County line dividing the Counties of Gallatin and Saline for the purpose of making this application for the reason that he was most convenient for her.
      She hereby appoints Geo W. McKean of Shawneetown Gallatin County Illinois her true and lawful attorney with power to substitution, to prosecute this her claim for a pension, to receive the certificate when issued and to do all other acts necessary in order to enable her to procure all such monies that may be due her from the pension office by virtue of any and all acts of the Congress of the United States as widow of the late Lewis Howell deceased and to collect and receive all moneys in certificates for the same that may have been due her said Husband the said Lewis Howell at the time of his death.
      Witness her
      Leona Barnett
      mark

      Sworn to and subscribed before me on this the day and year first above mentioned and I do hereby certify that I know the said deponent Leona Barnett personally well and know that she is the widow of the said Lewis Howell deceased as she has above stated and that she is of the age above states and that she is wholly unable to appear in open Court on account of bodily infirmity and further that I am not interested in this her claim for a pension either as an attorney or otherwise.
      Witness my hand and the seal of said Count at Shawneetown this
      25th day of January AD 1861
      Wm M. Bruce
      Associate Judge of the County Court of Gallatin County Illinois

      State of Illinois
      Gallatin County
      On this 25th day of January AD 1861 personally appeared before me the undersigned associate Judge of the County Court of said County and State Strutten Sisk and Culbertson Sisk who are both personally well known to me and who are credible witnesses and who being by me first duly sworn deposed and say that they are each well acquainted with Mrs. Leona Barnett the above applicant for a pension- that they have known her for Fifty years lost past. That they were acquainted with Lewis Howell her late husband, having known him for Twenty years previous to his death That the said Lewis Howell & the said Leona Barnett lived together as husband and wife and that they were both present at their marriage which took place in Hopkins County Ky on the 15th day of December AD 1814 and that the said Lewis Howell died in Gallatin County Illinois on the 27th day of April 1833 and that after the death of the said Lewis Howell the said Leona His widow married with one David Barnett on the 1 day of 18____ who died on or about the 15th day of December 1849 since which time the said Leona has been & still is a widow and that the said Lewis Howell her said husband is the identified man mentioned as a pensioner in declaration above and further they were present and saw the said Leona swear to and execute the foregoing declaration in due form of law and that they have no interest in the claims and that they reside in the said Counties of Gallatin and Saline Ills - the said Strutten in Saline & the said Culbertson Sisk in Gallatin Co. Ills.
      Witness his
      Strutton Sisk
      mark
      his
      Culbertson Sisk
      mark

      Subscribed and sworn to before me on this day and I do hereby certify that full faith and credit are due to the testimony of the said officials
      In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and caused the seal
      of said Court to be affixed at Shawneetown in Gallatin County
      Illinois on this 25th day of January AD 1861
      Wm M. Bruce
      Associate Judge of the County
      Court of Gallatin Co. Ills

      State of Illinois
      Gallatin County

      I Joseph B.Barger clerk of the County Court of Gallatin County and State of Illinois do hereby certify that Wm M. Bruce whose genuine signature appears to the foregoing affidavits and declaration was at the time of the signing of the same one of the associate Judges of the County Court of Gallatin County Illinois duly commissioned and qualified and that full faith and credit are due all his official acts as such

      In testimony whereof I have hereunto
      set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court
      at Shawneetown on the 25th day of January AD 1861
      Jas B. Barger, Co. Clerk«/b»
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      «b»State of Illinois
      Gallatin County
      On this 25th day of January AD 1861 before me Wm M Bruce associate Judge of the County Court of Gallatin County and State of Illinois personally appeared Leona Barnett aged eighty four years, a resident of Saline County and State of Illinois near the line of Gallatin County aforesaid who being by me first duly sworn according to law doth on her oath make the follow declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions made by the act of congress passed on the 3rd day of February AD 1853 granting pensions to widows of person who served during the Revolutionary War: that she is the widow of Lewis Howell deceased who was a private in the company commanded by Captain Ashby in the Eighth Regiment of troops of the Virginia line in the revolutionary War and that to the best of her information and belief her said Husband entered the service at _________ in the State of Virginia about the day of ______ ad 1775 for the term of two years and continued in actual service in said War for the term of three years and was honorably discharged at (place not know) in the State of Virginia on the ___ day of ____ AD 1778 And that her said husband was a pensioner of the United States under the Act of Congress approved ____day_______AD 1818 at the rat of $96 per annum which was paid him at Carmi, White County and State of Illinois by the Pension agency - she further states that she was married to the said Lewis Howell in Hopkins County and State of Kentucky on the 15th day of December AD 1814 by one William Gordon a Justice of the Peace as will more full appear by sequence to the Certificate of the Clerk of the County Court of said Hopkins County Ky. hereto attached and that her name before her said marriage was Leona Sisk and that her said Husband died at Gallatin County Illinoise on the 27th day of April 1833 That she was not married to him prior to the second day of Jan, 1800 but at the time above stated That she cannot file herewith his certificate of discharge for the reason that the same was filed with the Commissioner of pensions by the said Lewis Howell when she made application for pension as above stated - she further declares that she was married to one David Barnett since the death of the sais Lewis Howell and that the said Barnett also died on the 15th day of December AD 1849 in Gallatin County and State of Illinois and that she is now a widow and has been ever since the death of the said Barnett, she further states that she is wholly unable to appear in open court for the purpose of making this application by reason of bodily infirmity that she appeared before the undersigned who lives near the County line dividing the Counties of Gallatin and Saline for the purpose of making this application for the reason that he was most convenient for her.
      She hereby appoints Geo W. McKean of Shawneetown Gallatin County Illinois her true and lawful attorney with power to substitution, to prosecute this her claim for a pension, to receive the certificate when issued and to do all other acts necessary in order to enable her to procure all such monies that may be due her from the pension office by virtue of any and all acts of the Congress of the United States as widow of the late Lewis Howell deceased and to collect and receive all moneys in certificates for the same that may have been due her said Husband the said Lewis Howell at the time of his death.
      Witness her
      Leona Barnett
      mark

      Sworn to and subscribed before me on this the say and year first above mentioned and I do hereby certify that I know the said dependent Leona Barnett personally well and know that she is the widow of the said Lewis Howell deceased as she has above stated and that she is of the age above states and that she is wholly unable to appear in open Court on account of bodily infirmity and further that I am not interested in this her claim for a pension either as an attorney or otherwise.
      Witness my hand and the seal of said Count at Shawneetown this
      25th day of January AD 1861
      Wm M. Bruce
      Associate Judge of the County Court\\ of Gallatin County Illinois

      State of Illinois
      Gallatin County
      On this 25th day of January AD 1861 personally appeared before me the undersigned associate Judge of the County Court of said County and State Stratten Sisk and Culberson Sisk who are both personally well known to me and who are credible witnesses and who being by me first duly sworn deposed and say that they are each well acquainted with Mrs. Leona Barnett the above applicant for a pension- that they have known her for Fifty years lost past. That they were acquainted with Lewis Howell her late husband, having known him for Twenty years previous to his death That the said Lewis Howell & the said Leona Barnett lived together as husband and wife and that they were both present at their marriage which took place in Hopkins County Ky on the 15th day of December AD 1814 and that the said Lewis Howell died in Gallatin County Illinois on the 27th day of April 1833 and that after the death of the said Lewis Howell the said Leona His widow married with one David Barnett on the 1 day of 18____ who died on or about the 15th day of December 1849 since which time the said Leona has been & still is a widow and that the said Lewis Howell her said husband is the identified man mentioned as a pensioner in declaration above and further they were present and saw the said Leona swear to and execute the foregoing declaration in due form of law and that they have no interest in the claims and that they reside in the said Counties of Gallatin and Saline Ills - the said Stratten in Saline & the said Culberson Sisk in Gallatin Co. Ills.
      Witness his
      Stratten Sisk
      mark
      his
      Culberson Sisk
      mark

      Subscribed and sworn to before me on this day and I do hereby certify that full faithe and credit are due to the testimony of the said officials
      In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and caused the seal
      of said Court to be affixed at Shawneetown in Gallatin County
      Illinois on this 25th day of January AD 1861
      Wm M. Bruce
      Associate Judge of the County
      Court of Gallatin Co. Ills

      State of Illinois
      Gallatin County

      I Joseph B.Barger clerk of the County Court of Gallatin County and State of Illinois do hereby certify that Wm M. Bruce whose genuine signature appears to the foregoing affadavits and declaration was at the time of the signing of the same one of the associate Judges of the County Court of Gallatin County Illinois duly commissioned and qualified and that full faith and credit are due all his official acts as such

      In testimony whereof I have hereunto
      set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court
      at Shawneetown on the 25th day of January AD 1861
      Jas B. Barger, Co. Clerk«/b»

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Marriage Bonds: North Carolina, 1741-1868, (Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the NC State Archives. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives & History, 1977), http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4802. (Reliability: 3).

      Bride: Oney Strutton
      Groom: John Sisk
      Bond Date: 14 Apr 1798
      County: Wilkes
      Record #: 02 225
      Bondsman: Hezehiah Strutt
      Witness: Wm. Lenoir
      bond #: 000167393

    2. [S40] North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004, Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: North Carolina County Marriage Indexes. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), County Court Records - # 0546475-0546481 (Reliability: 3).

      Name: John Sisk
      Spouse: Oney Strutton
      Marriage Date: 14 Apr 1798
      Marriage County: Wilkes
      Marriage State: North Carolina
      Source Vendor: County Court Records - FHL # 0546475-0546481
      Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT

    3. [S74] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Extracted from family group sheets, electronic databases, biographies, wills, and other sources.) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Lewis Howell
      Gender: male
      Birth Place VA
      Birth Year: 1755
      Spouse Name: Leona Sisk
      Spouse Birth Year: 1777
      Marriage Year: 1814
      Marriage State: KY