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John "Jack" Eighner, Jr.

Jack, through his only son Clarence, is the progenitor of one of the two main branches of the Eighner surname in Illinois. (The other, of course, is his brother Charles, generally referred to as "Charles, Senior.")


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Categories: FullNames John Eighner John Eighner Over 90 John Eighner Jr Nancy McBride

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  1. ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 Search Criteria: Eighner, John
GroomBrideDateVolumePageLic No.County
EIGHNER, JOHN JRNELSON, MARY1898-10-26 000100005878FORD

John & Mary Eighner Family, Vermillion Co. IL 1910

State Illinois, County Vermillion. Supervisor's District No. 9; Enumeration District No. 124. Sheet No. 18A [Stamped:] 275
Township or other division of county Butler Township. Name of incorporated place X. Ward of city X.
Name of institution, X. Enumerated by me on the 10th day of May, 1910, C.E. Groves, Enumerator.
St.House#DW#
(1)
FM#
(2)
LAST NAME
FIRST INT
(3)
RELATION
(4)
SEX
(5)
RACE
(6)
AGE
(7)
S-M
W-D
(8)
#YRS
MAR
(9)
#
CHILD
(10)
#CHILD
LIVING
(11)
BIRTH
PLACE
(12)
FATHER
BIRTHPL
(13)
MOTHER
BIRTHPL
(14)
YEAR
IMMI
(15)
NATRA-
ALIZED
(16)
SPEAK
ENG?
(17)
OCCUPATION
(18)
INDUSTRY
(19)
Emp/Wage
SAL. etc.(20)
UNEMP
4/15/00
(21)
WEEKS
UNEMPL
(22)
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READ
(23)
CAN
WRITE
(24)
SCHOOL
IN YR
(25)
O-R
HOME
( 26)
O-F
MORT
(27)
FARM
HOME
(28)
#FARM
SCH
(29)
VET
(30)
BLIND
(31)
DEAF
(32)
  533537Eighner JohnHead HMW32M10  IllinoisKentuckyKentucky  EnglishFarmerFarmEmp  yesyes R F126   
    MaryWifeFW32M1022IllinoisDenmarkDenmark  EnglishNone    yesyes        
    ClarenceSonMW9S   IllinoisIllinoisIllinois   None    yesyesyes       
    CarrieDaughterFW5S   IllinoisIllinoisIllinois   None              
    Nelson JohnHired HandMW21S   IllinoisDenmarkDenmark  EnglishLaborerFarmWNo0yesyes        
    Olson NelsHired HandMW18S   IllinoisDenmarkDenmark  EnglishLaborerFarmWNo0yesyesNo       

Census Image. Also: "United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKX1-RV2 : accessed 19 Feb 2014), Carrie Eighner in household of John Eighner, Butler, Vermilion, Illinois, United States; citing sheet , family 537, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374342.

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  1. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K66Q-WKC : accessed 07 Aug 2013), John Eighner, 1917-1918.

Clarence Eighner Family, Vermilion Co. IL, 1940

Schedule No. 1 - Population. State Illinois, Agriculure Incorporated place [blank]. Ward of city [blank]; Unincorporated place [blank]. S.D. No. 92 18 E.D. No. ?? 92-4
County name. Township or other division of county Butler Precinct #2-3 . Block Nos. [blank]; Institution: [blank]. Enumerated by me on 4/19 , 1940 Sheet: 9A
Wm E. Haley, Enumerator
Street
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ship
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Sex
(9)
Race
Color
(10)
Age
(11)
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Status
(12)
School
since Mar
(13)
#Years
School
(14)
Birthplace
(15)
Citizen
ship
(16)
1935 House
(17)
1935 County
(18)
1935 State
(19)
1935 Farm
(20)
At Work
March
(21)
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Works
(22)
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Work
(23)
Have Job
Biz
(24)
Home/Unable
Educa/Other
(25)
Hrs Worked
March
(26)
Weeks
Unempl
(27)
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pation
(28)
Industry
(29)
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1939
(31)
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Salary
(32)
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Income
(33)
Farm Sch#
(34)
  164R YesEighner, Clarence*HeadMW39MNo8Illinois Same Place   Yes----60 FarmerFarmOA520Yes80
      —, MarieWifeFMW36MNo8Illinois Same Place   NoNoNoNoH     00No 
      —, JohnSonMW14SYrs7Illinois Same Place   NoNoNoNoS     00No 
      —, RichardSonMW7SYes1Illinois Same Place                 
      —, TheodoreSonMW4SNo0Illinois Same Place                 
      —, MichaelSonMW1SNo0Illinois Same Place                 
      —, Georgegrand
father
MW82Wd.No8Ohio Same Place   NoNoNoNoU     00Yes 
      —, JohnUncleMW62Wd.No7Illinois RVermillonIllinoisYesNoNoNoNoU     00Yes 
      Grafelman, Maragretmother
law
FW67Wd.No8Germany RVermilionIllinoisYesNoNoNoNoU     00Yes 

*Informant

By all other accounts, George is Clarence's great uncle (that is, his grandfather's brother), and John (age 62) is Clarence's father. It appears that John (age 62) has also been counted with family 162 on the same page.

Schedule No. 1 - Population. State Illinois, Agriculure Incorporated place [blank]. Ward of city [blank]; Unincorporated place [blank]. S.D. No. 92 18 E.D. No. ?? 92-4
County name. Township or other division of county Butler Precinct #2-3 . Block Nos. [blank]; Institution: [blank]. Enumerated by me on 4/19 , 1940 Sheet: 9A
Wm E. Haley, Enumerator
Street
(1)
HS#
(2)
FM#
(3)
O-R
(4)
Value
Rent
(5)
Farm
(6)
Name
(7)
Relation
ship
(8)
Sex
(9)
Race
Color
(10)
Age
(11)
Marital
Status
(12)
School
since Mar
(13)
#Years
School
(14)
Birthplace
(15)
Citizen
ship
(16)
1935 House
(17)
1935 County
(18)
1935 State
(19)
1935 Farm
(20)
At Work
March
(21)
Public
Works
(22)
Seeking
Work
(23)
Have Job
Biz
(24)
Home/Unable
Educa/Other
(25)
Hrs Worked
March
(26)
Weeks
Unempl
(27)
Occu
pation
(28)
Industry
(29)
Class
(30)
Wks Worked
1939
(31)
Wages
Salary
(32)
Other
Income
(33)
Farm Sch#
(34)
  162R YesEighner, John*HeadMW62Wd.No8Illinois R   Yes----60 FarmerFarmOA520Yes78
      Starr, VeraHouse KeeperFW30DNo8Illinois R   Yes----50 House KeeperDomesticBW52125Yes 
      —, WendellHouse Keeper
son
MW5SNo0Illinois R                 
      —, PhillipHouse Keeper
son
MW4SNo0Illinois                   

*Informant

Census Image "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KW8M-DHX : accessed 17 Aug 2013), Clarence Eighner, 1940.

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John Eighner Jr, Mary Nelson, 1898

NameJohn Eighner
Birth Date 
Birthplace 
Age 
Spouse's NameMary Nelson
Spouse's Birth Date 
Spouse's Birthplace 
Spouse's Age 
Event Date26 Oct 1898
Event PlacePaxton, Ford Co , Illinois
Father's NameJohn Eighner
Mother's NameNancy Mcbride
Spouse's Father's NameJohn Nelson
Spouse's Mother's NameChristina Oelson
Race (Original) 
Marital Status 
Previous Wife's Name 
Spouse's Race (Original) 
Spouse's Marital Status 
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name 
Indexing Project (Batch) NumberM39089-7
System OriginIllinois-ODM
GS Film number1401877
Reference ID 

"Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2PC-3XJ : accessed 17 Feb 2014), John Eighner in entry for John Eighner and Mary Nelson, 1898.

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