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David Greathouse and Pensillah Goodwin- John L. Greathouse


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picture John L. Greathouse [4]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Abt 1797 - , , Maryland 7
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 
 Cause of Death: 

Events
He appeared on the U. S. Federal census in 1850 in Township 7 S 3 W, Pike County, Illinois. 7
John L. Greathouse, 53, M farmer, b. MD
Catharine, 48, F, b. MD
John C., 21 M, farmer, b. Ills.
Darcus 16, F, b. Ills
Tarepta ?, 14, F, "
Martin L., 11, M, "
William H., 8, M, "
Alexander C. 6, M "
Rebecca, 22, F, "


Parents
         Father: David Greathouse [2] (Abt 1770-1838) 4 [MRIN:3]
         Mother: Pensillah Goodwin [3] (Abt 1775-Bef 1811) 4

Spouses and Children
1. *Catherine Hoover [5] (Abt 1802 -       ) 7,10  [MRIN:5]
       Marriage: 15 Mar 1820 - , White, Illinois
       Children:
                1. Mary Ann Greathouse [22] (1824-1889)
                2. Martha Greathouse [23] (Abt 1825-      )
                3. Rebecca M. Greathouse [24] (Abt 1828-      ) 7
                4. John Calvin Greathouse [25] (Abt 1829-      ) 7
                5. Mahala Greathouse [26] (Between 1830-      )
                6. Mariam Greathouse [27] (Abt 1833-      )
                7. Dorcas Avaline Greathouse [28] (1833-1895) 7
                8. Sarepta G. Greathouse [29] (Abt 1836-      )
                9. Martin Luther Greathouse [30] (Abt 1839-      ) 7
                10. William H. Greathouse [31] (Abt 1842-      ) 7
                11. Alexander Campbell Greathouse [32] (Abt 1844-      ) 7

Notes
General:
Source: Louise Johnson
The family lived in Pike County, IL in 1840 and 1850 and got a land grant there in 1834.
21 Sept 1839, Deed Bk. 1, p. 283, White Co., IL John Greathouse and his wife, Catherine, for $50. sell and quit claim their right, title and interest in the land formerly belonging to David Greathouse, deceased, to David H. Greathouse, situated in the SE quarter of sec. 25 twp 4, south range 10 east.
1840Census Pike Co., IL.: John L. Greathouse (Married in White Co., IL. Catherine Hoover, 15 Apr 1820, son of David and Persilla.): 1 male under 5 yrs.; l male 40-50 yrs.; 3 females 5-10 yrs; 1 female 10-15 yrs; 2 females 15-20 yrs; 1 female 30-40 yrs.
1850 Census Pike Co., IL: John L. Greathouse b. 1797 MD; Catherine b. 1802, MD; Dorcus b. 1834 IL; Sarepta b. 1835 IL.

Source: Chris Bailey: e-mail 7 July 1998.
John L, Greathouse who married Catherine Hoover was the son of David Greathouse by his first wife Pensillah Goodwin. David and Pensillah were married in Balatimore Co., MD, went to Mason Co. KY for a time and finally settled in White County, IL. "At this point we have not solidly proven who David's father was."

Source: FTM Vol. 6, Tree No. 2034 submitted by Russell J. Kroum, 1414 Lowell Drive, Walla Walla, WA 99362. (Did not respond to my letter fdn.)

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