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Jesse Weldon Fell
Birth: Nov. 10, 1808
Death: Feb. 25, 1887

Educator. Founder of Illinois State University. He is purported to be the man who talked Abraham Lincoln into running for president. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Fell (1776 - 1854)
  Rebecca Roman Fell (1781 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  Hester Vernon Brown Fell (1819 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Clay Fell (1838 - 1927)*
  William Brown Fell (1841 - 1841)*
  Eliza B. Fell Davis (1842 - 1900)*
  Clara Vernon Fell Fyffe (1844 - 1916)*
  Flora Maria Fell (1850 - 1855)*
  Alice C. Fell (1853 - 1927)*
  Rachel Fell Treakle (1856 - 1938)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joshua R Fell (1804 - 1887)*
  Thomas Fell (1806 - 1892)*
  Jesse Weldon Fell (1808 - 1887)
  Robert Fell (1813 - 1897)*
  Kersey H Fell (1815 - 1893)*
  Phineas C. Fell (1822 - 1852)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
Bloomington
McLean County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 09, 1998
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- peggy
 Added: Nov. 10, 2012
He is also the great-grandfather of Adlai Stevenson buried in the same cemetery.
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 Added: Jul. 2, 2012

- AnneBoleynTudor
 Added: May. 29, 2012
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