LaSalle county Illinois directory of 1877 in Serena Township on page 472.
Charles H. Hoag farmer, sec 26; post office Serena born in New York in May 1821; came to this county in 1849; Republican; owns 200 acres of land valued at $14,000; married Mary Wells, Nov 8th 1857; she was born in New York on the 13th of November 1841 they have seven children.
1900 census has Charles H. Hoag age 79 born May of 1821 in New York livingin Serena,LaSalle county,Illinois. Widowed, both parents born in Connecticut.Living with him is two sons Frank age 30, Alva age 28 and daughter and son in law Maud and Caplus Stockham.
The marriage of Maud and Caplus Stockham is listed in the Illinois marriage index; Dec 22 1898 in LaSalle county Illinois; listed in volume 4 page 199 license no.2580