New to genealogy, since moving back to west-central IL (Morgan Co) in 2006. Discovered how deep family Illinois roots are.
1850s German immigrants for mom--
LAYERs-- Tazewell, Iroquois Cos.
RINGEISENs-- Tazewell, Woodford, Ford, Iroquois Cos.
From somewhere in county Antrim Ireland, dad's Scotch-Irish
HEMPHILL/McAFEEs arrived in the 1840s, and earlier (buried Springdale, Peoria; Laurel Hill Phila PA)
TAYLORs from Scotland settled in Cass Co.
McCLUN(g)s -- McLean Co.
PALLETT(e)-- Sangamon Co.
James SMITH -- OH/NJ; William Smith KY/VA
Thank you for all the help. Maybe can return favors.
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