Name: Ezekiel SPRINGER
Given Name: Ezekiel
Birth: 1 Feb 1799 in KY
Death: 9 Sep 1869 in Washington Township, Wapello Co., IA
Burial: Ashland Cemetery, Washington Township, Wapello, IA
In 1820 Ezekiel lived in Trigg Co., KY (page 3) (100100-10000); the record indicates he ha s a son and daughter under 10 years but no wife. He moved from KY to Morgan Co., IL. In 182 8 Ezekiel was granted land near Edwardsville, Macoupin Co., IL.; he added to his holdings thr ough 1839. In 1840 (1200101000000-2012100000000) and 1850 Ezekiel farmed in Macoupin Co (pag e 224). (in 1850, children born in IL: William - 16, Elizabeth - 13, Rebecca - 11, Ezekiel B . - 9, James - 8, George - 6, Harry - 3, Milley E. 1); the value of his property was $4,880.0 0.
Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05
Illinois Public Land Purchases, $125.00 each:
Ezekiel Springer Sr., 7 Oct 1830, 80 acres, W2NE, Section 35, 12N, 7W, meridian 3
Ezekiel Springer Sr., 4 Aug 1831, 80 acres, E2SE, Section 35, 12N, 7W, meridian 3
Ezekiel Springer, 12 Nov 1827, 153 acres, NW, Section 3, 12N, 8W, meridian 3
(In North Palmyra Township, Macoupin Co. - he stated he lived in Morgan Co.)
Ezekiel Springer, 26 Jan 1830, 80 acres, E2SW, Section 3, 12N, 8W, meridian 3
Ezekiel Springer, 28 Feb 1834, 38 acres, SWNE, Section 3, 12N, 8W, meridian 3
Ezekiel Springer, 19 Feb 1835, 80 acres, W2SE, Section 3, 12N, 8W, meridian 3
Ezekiel Springer and Thomas Ross constructed a saw mill for Andrew Rynders in Monroe Co., I L in about 1835. In 1840 he is listed on the Macoupin Co., IL tax list.
In 1860 Ezekiel farmed in Washington Township, Wapello Co., IA (page 927); the value of his l and was $2,500 and personal property $1,000. At home were Oney, 49 from KY, James, 18 from IL , George, 16 from IL, Henry, 14 from IL, and Charles, 9 from IL.
The Last Will and Testament of Ezekiel Springer.
I Ezekiel Springer being of sound mind and memory and knowing the uncertainty of life and ce rtainty of death do make and publish this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking any wil l that may have heretofore have been made by me - and first. I will that after my death my bo dy shall be decently buried and all my just debts and funeral expenses shall be paid out of m y estate.
2nd It is my will that my beloved wife Oney Springer shall have all the proceeds of my Rea l Estate for the term of two years unless my executor can sell it sooner at which time her ri ght thereto will expire at the end of two years, or as soon as the property can be sold. Als o I bequeath to her my team of two horses and harness, and wagon, two plows and the necessar y utensils to carry on the farm, two cows and four hogs to fat this fall for meat, together w ith all the household and kitchen furniture.
3rd It is my will that my Executor as soon as practicable after my decease sell all my perso nal property not named above and of the proceeds of the same he shall pay my beloved wife on e hundred dollars. Also that my Real Estate be sold as soon as it can be done without too gre at sacrafice and all the proceed of my personal and Real Estate be divided among my heirs a s follows.
First to my beloved Oney Springer to have one thousand dollars to be paid her by my Executor . And the remainder of my property to be equally divided among my children as follows to wit : Jacob Harlan Springer, Letty Dennis, John Wilson Springer, William Simms Springer, Elizabet h Jane Lane, Rebecca Heigdon, Ezekiel Benton Springer, James Jefferson Springer, George Washi ngton Springer, Cyrus Henry Springer, and Charles Newton Springer. My Executor on making dist ribution of my property to the above named heirs is requested to deduct from Jacob Harlan Spr inger's share two hundred and twenty five dollars, he having received that amount heretofore , and also that my son Charles Newton Springer be paid fifty dollars by my Executor over an d above his equal share, that amount being yet due him to make him equal with the rest of m y heirs.
4th I hereby appoint Morrow Shields my Executor to execute this my last Will & Testament.
In testimony whereof I have in the presence of legal witnesses assigned my name to this docu ment thereby publishing it as my last Will and Testament this ___ day of July 1869.
Ezekiel (X his mark) Springer
We the undersigned as hereby certify that Ezekiel Springer after having the foregoing will r ead to him did declare it same to be his last will and testament and that he signed the sam e in our presence and at the time of so doing he was of sound mind and competent to dispose o f his property.
Witness: J. H. Flint and Morrow Shield
State of Iowa, In the Circuit Court of Wapello County March Term 1870
[Clerks comments allowing document.]
J. L. M. Godley, Clerk of the Circuit Court, 15th Day of March 1870.
Wapello Co., IA Will Book I, Pages 194-5 (LDS #979671)
Note: In 1860 Macopin Co., IL census (to be identified)
SPRINGER Dennis 30 M W **2 2000 1473 IL S351
SPRINGER Sarah 24 F W x x x IL S351
SPRINGER Elizabeth M. 9 F W x x x IL S351
SPRINGER Lucy J. 7 F W x x x IL S351
SPRINGER Lewis J. 5 M W x x x IL S351
SPRINGER William D. 3 M W x x x IL S351
SPRINGER Mary A. 1 F W x x x IL S351
SPRINGER, WEATHERFORD, WHITE posted by Jo Davis on Saturday, September 11, 1999
Seeking info on JULIA ANNA WHITE SPRINGER born in Morgan co Ill on 9-14-1842 died 4-9-19 25 in Mo. She also lived in Macoupin co Ill and also in Sangamon co Ill. She is the daughte r of Joseph White a noted Baptist minister. Mother Martha Jane Weatherford White. Julia joine d the Methodist church North. She married Dennis Springer on 7-26-1866 at age 24 in Springfie ld Ill. In 1867 they moved to Dade co Mo. and in 1868 settled in Barton co Mo. and homestede d at Leroy about 5 miles for the present day city of Liberal Mo.. Anyone with informaton on t he White and or Weatherford families please contact me. snail mail is 3062 North York Hy. Pal l Mall, Tenn 38577. Thank you Jo firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRINGER, Sarah J. Died 17 Oct 1861 25 Yr 11 Mo 5 Da Wife of Dennis Springer
Father: Ezekiel SPRINGER b: 1766/1770 in Near Charleston, SC
Mother: Rebecca COLLINS b: 1766/1770
Nancy HARLAN b: ABT 1799 in Tompkinsville, Monroe Co., KY
16 Mar 1818
in Barren Co., KY
- Jacob Harlan SPRINGER b: 1819/1820 in KY
- Letty SPRINGER b: 14 Nov 1820 in Mason Co., KY
- John Wilson SPRINGER b: 1830/1831 in IL
- William Simms SPRINGER b: 1833/1834 in IL
Oney Bow PARROTT b: 10 Apr 1810 in Fayette Co., KY
3 Apr 1836
in Morgan Co., IL
- Elizabeth Jane SPRINGER b: 20 Mar 1837 in Macoupin Co., IL
- Rebecca SPRINGER b: 22 Sep 1838 in Macoupin Co., IL
- Ezekiel Benton SPRINGER b: 6 Jul 1840 in Macoupin Co., IL
- James Jefferson SPRINGER b: 3 Apr 1842 in Waverly, Macoupin Co., IL
- George Washington SPRINGER b: 2 Mar 1844 in Macoupin Co., IL
- Cyrus Henry SPRINGER b: 1846/1847 in Macoupin Co., IL
- Milley E. SPRINGER b: 1848/1849 in Macoupin Co., IL
- Charles Newton SPRINGER b: 18 Jun 1853 in IL