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Susan Calaway - Edw C Stefler m. 1-31-1861 Hancock Co. IL

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Susan Calaway - Edw C Stefler m. 1-31-1861 Hancock Co. IL

Posted: 22 Feb 2000 3:59PM GMT
Edited: 17 May 2006 11:04AM GMT
Marriage license #797, Hancock County, IL, was issued to Susan Calaway and Edward C. Stefler on Jan 31, 1861, and they were married on the same day.

According to our family history, they were the parents of twin sons when Ed volunteered for military service. Susan took the young boys and went to live with her father while awaiting her husband's return. Ed was wounded, hospitalized, and died of gangrene. Susan and the boys subsequently went with her father to Indian Territory and knowledge of them was lost to our family.

Other than their marriage license, I've not been able to find any other reference to either Susan or Ed. There has been speculation that the name Stefler was mispelled on the marriage license.

Any information will be helpful.

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