Samuel C. Logan

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Samuel C. Logan, son of Reverend John Logan and Nancy Newell, was born at Simpson Co., Kentucky, 24 October 1822.1,2,3,4,5 He died at Blandinsville, McDonough Co., Illinois, 7 June 1878, and was buried at South Cemetery, Hire Township, McDonough Co., Illinois.1

Samuel married Paulina Girton, daughter of Dickinson Garten and Clara Green, at Blandinsville, McDonough Co., Illinois, 7 November 1850.6

Samuel's early life was spent in Schuyler County, obtaining a fair education. His farm, which he improved, was in Blandinsville. He also owned a considerable amount of land elsewhere. The following is from the Macomb Journal at the time of his death: "He needs no man's testimony to prove his devotion to God, and to the welfare of the race, having spent forty-six years of his pilgrimage here as a Christian, being converted at ten years of age." His last words were "Jesus is with me in this my hour of death."7,8'

Family

Paulina Girton b. 24 Feb 1830, d. 8 Jun 1909
Children
  • Clara Viola Logan9 b. abt. 1852, d. 17 Dec 1905
  • Leona N. Logan10 b. 26 Nov 1853, d. 14 Feb 1897
  • Dana Selwin Logan+11,12 b. 14 Mar 1856, d. 9 Sep 1928
  • Ella Jane Logan13 b. abt. 1859
  • Amy Logan1 b. 1862, d. 1864

Citations

  1. [S662] Duane Lester, Rural Cemeteries of McDonough County, Illinois: Vol XIV: Blandinsville - Hire Townships ([Good Hope, Illinois]: Schuyler-Brown Historical and Genealogical Society and The Schuyler Jail Museum, [1976?]), 30, further cited as Lester, Cemeteries of McDonough Co.: Vol XIV.
  2. [S661] S. J. Clarke, History of McDonough County, Illinois (1878; reprint, Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1975), 598, further cited as Clarke, History of McDonough Co. (Clarke).
  3. [S457] United States Census for 1850 [Seventh Census of the United States], McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, sheet 250, dwelling 283, family 283, John Logan household, age 28, born in Kentucky, a farmer with $700 in real estate, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M432, 1009 rolls, roll #116.
  4. [S458] United States Census for 1860 [Eighth Census of the United States], Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, sheet 283, dwelling 2049, family 2002, Samuel Logan household, age 37, born in Kentucky, a farmer with $2000 in real estate, $695 personal estate, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M653, 1438 rolls, roll #201.
  5. [S459] United States Census for 1870 [Ninth Census of the United States], Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, sheet 465/23, dwelling 176, family 176, S. C. Logan household, age 48, born in Kentucky, a farmer with $3500 in real estate, $1300 in personal estate, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M593, 1748 rolls, roll #256.
  6. [S648] Libby Grim, et al., McDonough County Marriages, 6 vols. (Macomb, Illinois: McDonough County Genealogical Society, 1980 - [(---)]), 1:35, #62, further cited as Grim, McDonough Co. Marriages.
  7. [S129] History of McDonough County, Illinois (Springfield, Illinois: Continental Historical Co., 1885), 623, further cited as History of McDonough County.
  8. [S110] Jo Benear. Billings-Logan Family Records, Clippings and Family Group Sheets, 1988, Compiler's genealogy files, West Jordan, Utah.
  9. [S458] US Census for 1860, Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 283, dwelling 2049, family 2002, Samuel Logan hshld, age 8, born in Illinois, named as Clara V.
  10. [S458] US Census for 1860, Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 283, dwelling 2049, family 2002, Samuel Logan hshld, age 6, born in Illinois, named as Nancy L.
  11. [S1021] Dana Selwin Logan, Death Certificates, File No. 289-13203 (1928), Kansas State Department of Health and Environment; Vital Statistics, Topeka, Kansas.
  12. [S648] Grim, McDonough Co. Marriages, 5:10, #1053.
  13. [S458] US Census for 1860, Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 283, dwelling 2049, family 2002, Samuel Logan hshld, age 1, born in Illinois. Named as Ella J.