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I was on my way to Peoria, Illinois from Ohio and decided to stop in this little town of Henry, in Marshall County, Illinois.
While there, I took some pictures of the old buildings and met the nicest lady that had a shop there.

Here are some of the pictures I took:

DUKE BUILDING
Built 1880 - 1901

Duke Building


 

1860 Census - Henry Town - Marshall Co., Illinois
June 2nd, 1860 - Series: M653  Roll: 210  Page 23
Dwelling 179 Family 176
Jos. Duke - 38 - M - Shoemaker - RE$1000 PERS$100 b. Ireland
Barbara Duke - 36 F - b. Ireland
Wm. Duke - 7 M b. Ohio
Mary Duke - 5 F b. Ohio
Thos. Duke - 4 M b. Ohio
Walker Duke - 2 M b. Ohio
Eliza Duke - 2/12 F b. Ills.
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1880 Census - City & Twp of Henry, Marshall Co., Illinois
Series: T9  Roll; 234  Page: 307
Dwelling 1 Family 1 - Carroll Street
Duke, Joseph - W M 59 - Boot & Shoemaker - b. Ireland - fath. b. Ire.  moth b. Ire
Duke, Barbara - W F 56 - Keeping house b. Ireland - fath. b. Ire.  moth. b. Ire.
Duke, William - W M 26 - son - single - Painter - b. Ohio fath. b. Ire.  moth. b. Ire.
Duke, Mary - W F 24 - daughter - single - __ maker - b. Ohio - fath. b. Ire.  moth. b. Ire.
Duke, Thomas - W F 23 - son - single - Blk Smith - b. Ohio - fath. b. Ire.  moth. b. Ire.
Duke, Elizabeth - W F 19 - dau. - single - At home - b. Ill. fath. b. Ire.  moth. b. Ire.
Duke, Catherine - W F 16 - dau. - single - At home - b. Ill. fath. b. Ire.  moth. b. Ire.
_____, ndrew? - W M 25 - Border - Blk Smith - b. Vermont - fath. b. Vt. moth. b. Vt.
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1900 Census - 3rd Wd. Henry - Marshall Co., Illinois
Series: T623  Roll: 328  Page: 88
Dwelling 323 Family 323 Carroll St.
Duke, Barbara - Head - W F Oct. 1825 age 76 yrs. Widow - 7 ch. 5 ch. living - b. Ireland fath. b. Ire.  moth. b. Ire.
Duke, William - Son - W M Dec. 1853 age 46 yrs. - Single - b. Ohio  fath. b. Ire  moth. b. Ire - occupation - Dealer in Farm implem..
Duke, Mary - dau - W F July 1855 age 44 yrs. - Single - b. Ohio  fath. b. Ire  moth. b. Ire. - occupation: dressmaker
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1900 Census - 2d Wd., Henry Twp., Henry City, Marshall Co., Illinois
Series: T623  Roll: 328  Page 84
Dwelling 248  Family 248 - Market Street
Duke, Thomas - Head - W M Feb. 1856 age 44 yrs. Married 7 yrs. b. Ohio - Fath. b. Ire.  Mother b. Ire.  - occupation:  Dealer in Farm implements
Duke, Mary - Wife - W F May 1860 - age 40 yrs. Married 7 years - 2 children 2 children living - b. Ill.  fath. b. Ger.  moth. b. Germ.
Duke, Walter - Son - W M Oct. 1892 - age 7 yrs. - Single - b. Ill.  fath. b. Ohio  moth. b. Illinois
Duke, Clarence - Son - W M Jan. 1899 - age 1 yr. - Single - b. Ill.  fath. b. Ohio  moth. b. Illinois
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1910 Census - 2d Wd., HenryTwp. - Henry City - Marshall Co., Illinois.
Series: T624  Roll: 311  Page: 84
Dwelling 211  Family 214 - Harrison Street
Duke, William
Duke, Thomas


 

 WATERCOTTS BUILDING

Larger Watercotts Bldg

Watercotts Bldg.

Smaller Watercotts Bldg. connected to the back of the larger Watercotts bldg.

1860 Census Henry Town, Marshall Co., Illinois
Film M653 - image 18 - page 14
Watercott, Henry - 31 yrs.
Watercott, Anna - 30 yrs. - b. poland
Watercott, Julius - 4 yrs. - b. Ill.
Watercott, Henry - 2 yrs. - b. Ill.
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1880 Census - Henry, Marshall Co., Illinois
Film T9 Roll 235  Page 317A
Watercott, Henry - M W 50 Md. b. Ger. 1830 b. Ger.  fath. b. Ger.  moth. b. Ger. - occupation: boot & shoe dealer
Watercott, Annie - wife - F 50 b. Ger.
Watercott, Henry - son - M 22 b. Ill.
Watercott, Annie - dau - F 19 b. Ill.
Watercott, Charles - son - M 14 b. Ill.
Watercott, Julius - son - M 24 b. Ill.
Watercott, Lizzie - dau in law - F 25 b. Ill.
Debargh, Tracy - other  - F 21 b. Ill.
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Heinrich D. Watercott
son of Heinrich Watercott & Anie Katharina Rettzeck
married at Peru, La Salle, Illinois on Sep. 10, 1889 to Theresia M. Debo
dau of Jacob Debo & Theresia Hopmeier
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Found in the 1900 Census: 
Ed. 44, Henry Twp., Henry City, Marshall Co., Illinois
pg. 5B
141 North Street - Family 141
Watercott, Henry D. - Head - W M Jan. 1858 age 42 Md. 10 yrs. b. Ill. fath. b. Ger. moth. b. Ger. - occupation: Merchant (dry goods)
Watercott, Theresa M. - Wife - W F Jul. 1858 age 41 Md. 10 yrs. b. Ill. fath. b. Ger. moth b. Ger.
Watercott, Edith A. - Niece - W F July 1885 age 16 Single b. Ill.  fath. b. Ill.  moth. b. Ill.
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1910 Census Henry, Wd. 1, Marshall Co., Illinois
Pg. 17A - Dwelling 390 - Film M1283 - Image 188
Watercott, Julius - Head - WM 54 Widowed - b. Ill.  fath. b. Ger.  moth. b. Ger. 
Vos, William - brother-in-law - M 49 b. Wisconsin
Hoscheit, Otto - Lodger - M 25 b. Ill.
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1920 Census - Henry, Marshall Co., Illinois
Sheet 2B - Dist. 37 - Dwelling 151 line 77 - Film T625 - Image 968
Watercott, Theresa - Head - F 61 Widowed - b. Illinois
Debs, Theresa - Mother - F 84 b. Bavaria
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1930 Census - Henry - Marshall Co., Illinois
Dist. 7, Dwelling 43 - line 52 - Film T626 Roll 534 - Image 377
Watercott, Theresa H. - W F 71 Widowed - b. Ill., fath. b. Ger.  moth. b. Ger.
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1937 - Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths 1916-1947
Watercott, Theresa
d. 5 July 1937 at Peru, LaSalle Co., Ill.
Female b. 20 Jul. 1858, Peru, Ill.
Father: Jacob Dibo b. Ger.
Mother: Theresa Hoftburger b. Ger.
Spouse: Henry D. Watercott
Burial: July 8, 1937 at Calvary Cem., Henry, Marshall Co., Ill.

   


 

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