Marshall Sattley

Birth
Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Death 1 Jan 1907 (aged 75)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 11, 39
Memorial ID 29958921 · View Source
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Died, at the family residence, 1219 South Sixth street, at 11:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 1907, of brain trouble and complications, Marshall Sattley, aged 75 years, 2 months and 21 days. Deceased has been ill for a long time, suffering more or less for a year, though his condition has not been regarded critical until within the last three or four weeks, during which time he gradually grew weaker.

Marshall Sattley was one of the best known residents of the city and county, and was born on a farm near Rochester, Ill., Oct. 24, 1831, the son of Archibald and Harriet Hawley Sattley, both of whom were natives of Vermont. In 1818 his father reabode in the village of Rochester in 1819. He learned the blacksmith's trade in Rochester under the direction of Abraham Nichols, entering upon a three years' apprenticeship in 1848. When he had completed this term of service he embarked in business for himself in October, 1851, as manufacturer of plows and agricultural implements, establishing his enterprise on a small scale in Rochester, where he remained until 1857. About this time he disposed of his blacksmith shop in Rochester and went to Decatur.

In 1858 he moved from Decatur and established a business in Taylorville in which place he remained until 1889, when he and his brother, S. E. Prather, established the Sattley Manufacturing company, which from a very modest beginning grew to be one of the most important business enterprises in the west. On the 5th of Nov. 1857, Mr. Sattley was united in marriage to Miss Ruth A. Prather of Sangamon county; a native of Maryland.

The Sattley plow works in this city developed year after year, until 1903 when this company merged with the Racine Manufacturing company of Racine, Wis., the merged corporation bearing the name of the Racine-Sattley Manufacturing company of which Marshall Sattley was elected vice president.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Sattley, and two daughters, Mrs. Irwin Spaulding of Baltimore, Md., and Miss Moss Sattley of Springfield. IL State Register, Springfield, IL 1-2-1907 Contr. by BjJ.

ARCHIBALD SATTLEY was born Oct. 8, 1794, near Vergennes, Vermont, was married Feb. 13, 1819, near Carmi, White county, 111., to Harriet Hawley, who was born March, 7, 1801, in Vermont. She was a twin sister of his brother Robert's wife. They moved to what became Sangamon county, arriving in June, 1819, and settled half a mile north of where Rochester now stands.

They had eight children in Sangamon county, two of whom died young. Of the others -

MEL VINA, born Sept. 3, 1819, married John C. Miller.

ALBERT, born April 10, 1821, in Sangamon county, was married, Sept. 21, 1853, in Springfield, to Susan C. Torrey. They had six children, three died young. The others live with their parents, in Taylorville, Illinois. Albert Sattley is one of the firm of Sattley Bros., Taylorville, Illinois, and resides there.

MARY, born Dec. 31, 1822, in Sangamon county, was married Jan. 16, 1845, in Rochester, to Thomas Cheney. They had four children, two died young.

JENNIE married Dr. Henry Jayne, and lives in Taylorville.

CHARLES, born Oct. 9, 1850, in Taylorville, was married there, Jan. 30, 1872, to Jennie Murphy, who was born July I, 1850, in Christian county, Illinois. They live in Taylorville, Illinois.

Thomas Cheney died Sept. 6, 1854, and his widow married Matthew E. Long.

ELIZA, born Nov. 1824, in Sangamon county, married Isaac H. Firey.

MARSHAL, born Oct 24, 1831, in Sangamon county, was married, Nov. 5, 1857, to Ruth A. Prather, who was born July 22, 1838, in Washington county, Maryland. They have one child, MYRTLE, and live in Taylorville, Illinois. He is one of the firm of Sattley Bros.

EDMUND was killed by a loaded wagon running over him, in Rochester, at the age of five years.

Mrs. Harriet Sattley died Oct. 13, 1833, in Sangamon county, and Archibald Sattley was married in March, 1834, to Julia E. Sherman, a native of Vermont. They had three children in Rochester.

HENRY, born Sept. 25, 1835, was married Feb. 29, 1861, in Taylorville, to Mary Thompson, a native of Virginia. They had four children, three died young.

ELIZA lives with her parents in Taylorville.

ARCHIBALD, Jun., born Sept. 2, 1837, was married Oct. 25, 1860, to Martha J. Ferguson. Thev have five children, CLYDE A., JAMES F., FREDERICK L., HIRAM L. and LUCY. A. Sattley, Jim., is of the firm of Sattley Bros., Taylorville, Illinois.

CHARLES, born Feb. 12, 1839, was married Feb. 15, 1862, near Taylorville, to Clara A. Ferguson. They have five children, JULIE, EMMA, OSCAR, MAUDE, and a babe, and live near Willey station, Christian county, ILL.

Archibald Sattley, Sen., died March 16, 1842, in Rochester, and his widow, Mrs. Julia E. Sattley, was married there to Lewis Thompson. They had two children:

VICTORIA THOMPSON, married J. E. Davis, and lives at Brookton.

ALICE THOMPSON married Harry Smith, and lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Mrs. Julia E. Thompson died in 1865, in Springfield, 111., and Lewis Thompson died in 1872, near Taylorville, Illinois.

Source: History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois

Contr. by Eva Hopkins (#47159848)




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  • Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
  • Added: 21 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29958921
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marshall Sattley (24 Oct 1831–1 Jan 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29958921, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .