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|Jonathan Van Tuyl Sr 1810|
Jonathan and Jane had 11 children;
Ann Elizabeth Oct. 25, 1835 - 1927 Married Noah Gross on April 12, 1852
James Feb. 16, 1838 - Sep. 7, 1916 Married Penina Jane McElroy on Feb. 16, 1868
William Mar. 31, 1840 - Oct. 8, 1854
Jonathan, Jr. Oct. 3, 1841 - May 2, 1919 Married Jane Sims in 1868, and Celia E. Elliot in spring of 1873
Sarah Jane Feb. 16, 1843 - Aug. 8, 1905 Married Mike Welley
Arthur Jan. 3, 1847 - Jan. 8, 1935 Married Lucetta Stewart
Otto Jan. 3, 1847 - Apr. 9, 1923 Married Isabelle Tevebaugh on Dec. 23, 1869
Maria Louise July 8, 1849 - Feb. 10, 1893 Married Henderson Arnold
Mary Adelia Oct. 6, 1851 - Sep. 17, 1935 Married William Rhodes on Oct. 26, 1904
Emma Jun. 2, 1855 - Dec. 6, 1858
Julia Matilda Apr. 5, 1858 - Aug. 29, 1858
Jonathan was a plasterer and brick and stone mason by trade. The Van Tuyls were active members of the Presbyterian Church all their lives. They moved to Illinois in a covered wagon. They first settled in Green County near Whitehall, but after only six months moved to Macoupen County, Illinois, settling at Raymond. All their Children were born in Illinois except for Ann Elizabeth, who was born in New Jersey.
Jonathan Van Tuyl Sr. Homeplace, Raymond Illinois, between 1860-1870. Pictured left to right: Jonathan Van Tuyl Sr., Jane Pennington Van Tuyl, other have not been identified.
The Van Tuyl Homeplace three miles east of Raymond is still standing, although no longer owned by the Van Tuyl family. Pictured left to right, Aunt Adelia, Effie and Nora Arnold, and Grandma Jane Pennington.
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