TheTriplett Family in Bureau County, IL

Descendants of Stephen Triplett
Along with Coleman, Ellis Families

Triplett by Hortense Ethel Abbott - Stephen is #6-11 on pages 18 & 30
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Dr. Tiplett School & History

Stephen Triplett is probable son of Abel Triplett - DAR Ancestor #: A204320
    See http://genforum.genealogy.com/triplett/messages/1933.html
    
From “Index to the 1782-1850 Loudoun Co Personal Property Tax Lists” by Pat Duncan:

Transcribed "Old Triplett Bible" information in a 1927 letter from Matha Shepard Mason to Sarah Ellis Johnston

Stephen Triplett b: 12 Apr 1778 in Loudoun County VA d: Abt 1846 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL
+Mary (Polly) Beaumont b: 1784 in MA or MD m: 10 Dec 1798 in Loudoun, VA d: 03 Jan 1853 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL
...2 William Triplett b: 17 Aug 1799 in Culpepper Co. VA
.... +Eliza Mann m: 23 Apr 1826 in Muskingum Co. OH
...2 James Triplett b: 29 Apr 1801 in Culpepper Co. VA d: 25 Mar 1851 in Wyanette, Bureau, IL
.... +Mary Sopher b: 1805 in VA m: 19 Mar 1822 in Muskingum Co. OH
.........3 ElzyTriplett b: 1844 d: 28 Aug 1861
...2 Sarah Triplett b: 30 Sep 1803 in Culpepper, VA d: Aft 1860 in IL
.... +George Coleman b: 1799 in Atlantic Ocean m: 1830 in OH d: 23 Dec 1856 in Livingston, IL
........3 Steven A. Coleman b: 10 Sep 1831 in Muskingum Co, OH d: 08 Mar 1900 in Long Point, Livingston Co., IL
......... +Emma Fowler, (Stewart) b: 28 May 1832 in Putnum Co. NY m: 06 Nov 1853 in Long Point, Livingston Co., IL
........... d: 18 May 1895 in Long Point, Livingston Co., IL
................4 George A. Coleman b: 24 Mar 1857
................4 Sarah Coleman b: 1862
................4 John Coleman b: 1864
................4 Lenora Coleman b: 27 Oct 1864 in Long Point, Livingston Co., IL d: 08 Mar 1872 in Long Point, IL
................4 Lydia/Aleda Coleman b: 1866
................4 Julia Coleman b: 17 Jan 1867 in Long Point, Livingston Co., IL d: 30 Oct 1877 in Long Point, IL
................4 Laura Coleman b: 1868
................4 Mary L. Coleman b: 1868
................4 Charles Coleman b: 1870
.........................5 Gilford Coleman
................4 Stephen E. Coleman b: 24 Mar 1873 in Long Point, Livingston Co., IL d: 29 Aug 1877 in Long Point, IL
......3 Edward Coleman b: 26 May 1833
......3 Eli Coleman b: 30 Aug 1835
......3 James Coleman b: 10 May 1837 in Bureau Cty. IL
......3 Emily Coleman b: 29 May 1840
......3 William L. Coleman b: 11 May 1842
......3 Mary Elizabeth Coleman b: 18 Nov 1843 in Wyanet Twp Bureau Co. IL d: 03 Aug 1908 in Boulder, CO
....... +Miletus Watson Ellis b: 27 Jul 1842 in Dover Twp Bureau, IL m: 2 Sep 1861in Princeton, IL
........ d: 27 Oct 1881 in Castle Rock, CO
..............4 Frances Matilda Ellis d: bef 1896
............... +? Baldwin
..............4 Frank L. Ellis b: in Dover Twp Bureau, IL d: bef 1896 in Aspen, CO
............... +May ? d: bef 1896 in Aspen, CO
........................5 ? Ellis d: bef 1896 in Aspen, CO
..............4 Lucy Lenore Ellis d: bef 1896
............... +? Brown
........................5 Buelah Brown, Berkey b: 1878 Photograph as a young girl
..............4 Sarah Louisa Ellis b: 02 Jul 1862 in Dover typ Bureau Co. IL d: 19 Oct 1948 in Aurora, IL
................ +Granville Johnston b: 10 Dec 1855 in Selby twp, Bureau Co. IL m: 08 Sep 1880 in Princeton, IL
.................. d: 05 jan 1924 in Aurora, IL
........................5 Viola Belle Johnston b: 20 Jul 1885 in Grundy Co., IA d: 25 Mar 1985 in Kansas City, MO
........................ +John Gault Stevenson b: 30 Nov 1882 in Chicago, IL m: 01 Jan 1912 in Batavia, IL
.......................... d: 01 Feb 1924 in Aurora, IL St.Joseph Hosp
.......................5 Henry Ellis Johnson b: 11 Nov 1886 in Grundy Co, IA d: Jan 1968 in Tampa, FL
........................ +Maude Estelle Draper m: 1910
........................ *2nd Wife of Henry Ellis Johnson:
........................ +Margueritte Jo McMichael m: Aft 1913
.......*2nd Husband of Mary Elizabeth Coleman:
.......+Virgil Berkey m: Aft 1882 in Colorado d: in Boulder, CO
.......3 Chester Coleman b: 1846
...2 Rebecca Jane Triplett b: 29 Jan 1805 in Culpepper Co. VA
.... +Isaac Spangler m: 19 Dec 1822 in Muskingum Co. OH
...2 Aquilla Triplett b: 06 Aug 1807 in Culpepper Co. VA d: 17 Sep 1878 in Brooklyn, IA
.... +Elizabeth Wilson b: 25 Nov 1807 in Chester Co. PA m: 20 Aug 1829 in Muskingum Co. OH?
.... d: 08 Nov 1891 in Wyanette, Bureau, IL
................ 3 Mary Margaret Triplett b: 1833 in OH (shown as died young in Hortense Abbot's book)
................ + Franklin Shepard b: Oct 1825 in OH
......................4 Martha Shepard b: 11 Sept 1868 d: 12 April 1944 in Princeton, IL
.......................+ George Mason
................ 3 Luther Triplett b: 1835
................ 3 Thomas Triplett b: 1837
................ 3 Lemuel Triplett b: 1839
................ 3 Levi Triplett b: 1841
................ 3 Rebecca Jane Triplett b: Sep 1842 d: 11 Sep 1847 in Wyanette, Bureau, IL
................ 3 Julius Triplett b: 1845
................ 3 Zilpha Triplett b: 1848
................ 3 Armstrong Wilson Triplett b: 1849
...2 Lucinda Triplett b: 06 Apr 1810 in Culpepper Co. VA
.... +William H. Wells b: 1801 in PA m: 11 Sep 1832 in Muskingum Co. OH
................ 3 Eliza Wells b: 1838
................ 3 Temipennes Wells b: 1842
................ 3 Ladisa E. Wells b: 1845
................ 3 Lucy Wells b: 1848
................ 3 Lucius Wells b: 1848
....... 2 Edward Triplett b: 28 Feb 1811 in Culpepper Co. VA
........... +Lucinda Hamrick b: 1814 in OH m: 1834
................ 3 Mary M. Triplett b: 1835 in IL
................ 3 William Triplett b: 1837 in OH
................ 3 Amos Triplett b: 1838 in OH
................ 3 Milton Triplett b: 1841 in IL
................ 3 Stephen Triplett b: 1843 in IL
................ 3 Franklin Triplett b: 1845 in IL
................ 3 Elston Triplett b: 1848 in IL
...2 John Byron Triplett b: 03 Apr 1812 in Culpepper Co. VA d: Bef 1850
...2 Micajah Triplett b: 20 Sep 1813 in Culpepper Co. VA
.... +Emily Agusta Wiswall b: 1813 in MA (or MD?) m: 11 Oct 1836
................ 3 Orville Triplett b: 1839 in (son of Samuel? 1850 living with Micajah)
................ 3 Harriet Triplett b: 1843
...2 Greenbury Triplett b: 1815 in Belmont Co. OH
... +Mary Musgrove m: 24 Jul 1839
...2 Samuel Triplett b: 05 Dec 1816 in Belmont Co. OH d: 27 Aug 1884 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL or 8 22 1881?
.... +Mary Ann Vaugn b: 30 Jul 1814 in New Brunswick m: 27 Nov 1838 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL
.... d: 27 Mar 1895 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL
................ 3 Orville Triplett b: 1839
................ 3 John Byron Triplett b: 03 Apr 1840
................ 3 George Loren Triplett b: 30 Jan 1842 d: 21 Jan 1844 in Wyanette, Bureau, IL
................ 3 James William Triplett b: 19 Jan 1844
.................... +Lauren E. Studyvin m: 01 Feb 1865 in Dover, Bureau, IL
................ 3 Nelson M. Triplett b: 22 Jan 1846
.................... +Clara M. Johnson m: 23 Feb 1868 in Winfield ?, IL
................ 3 Orrin Tracy Triplett b: 13 Jan 1848
.................... +Dee d: 09 Sep 1876 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL
......................... 4 Blanche Tracy Triplett b: 23 May 1875 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL
............................. +John Johnson
................ 3 Elmira M. Triplett b: 11 May 1850
.................... +Charles N. Trembley m: 05 Nov 1873 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL
................ 3 George Alvin Triplett b: 01 Dec 1852
.................... +Hattie Streeter m: 03 Jul 1878 in Castle Rock, CO
................ 3 Joseph Triplett b: 1853
................ 3 Mary Ann Triplett b: 11 Jul 1855 d: 02 May 1886 in Dixon, IL
.................... +A. E. Wooding m: 06 Oct 1875 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL d: in Dixon, IL
................ 3 Florence Triplett b: 12 Feb 1859 in IL d: 17 Sep 1938 in Kane Co. IL
.................... +Joseph W. Marsh m: 16 Nov 1881 in Princeton, Bureau Co. IL
......................... 4 Glen Marsh
............................. +Marion
.................................. 5 Betty Marsh
.................................. 5 ? Marsh
.................................. 5 ? Marsh
...2 Mary Jane Triplett b: 30 Jul 1819 in Belmont Co. OH
.... +John Brought
...2 Elizabeth Ann Triplett b: 27 Nov 1824 in Blue Rock, Muskegum Co. OH
.... +Clark Rice Norton m: 01 Dec 1843

My direct ancestors are shown in BOLD

Stephen Triplett

In 1798 Stephen and Mary Beaumont were married and moved to Culpeper County, Va. In 1816 they moved to Belmont County, Ohio, then in 1823 to Muskegum County, OH. and settled near Zanesville.

On October 17, 1834 Stephen, with his entire family, moved to Princeton, Bureau County, IL. that same year he built the third house in Princeton, which he operated as the Princeton Hotel.

Started the Baptist Church of Princeton along with several of their children and in-laws.

George Coleman & Sarah Triplett

George and Sarah Triplett lived in Wyanet twp. where the County Farm is now located.
1850 They were living in LaSalle county with 7 children.
In 1860 Sarah was living with her sister Lucinda Wells and family.

Miletus Watson Ellis & Mary Coleman

Buried Cedar Hill Cemetary, Castle Rock, Colorado Section 61
White stone just north of first dirt road and West of main road.
Died age 39, Civil War Vet, GAR
Tintype of Miletus and Mary Coleman

Mary lived in Boulder, Co. after Miletus died. She is probably buried with her second husband Virgil Berkey who was a miner. Her granddaughter Buelah lived with her after the death of her mother.

Sarah Ellis

Wedding Photograph with Granville Johnson September 1880, Princeton, IL.
See 1896 Biographical Record for details.
She was born in the same house that her father was born in. In October 1880 they moved to Grundy County, Iowa then returned to Princeton, IL. in 1889. She helped raise two grandaughters after both her husband and son-in-law died a month apart in 1924 forcing her daughter into the workforce.

Blanche Triplett

Photograph with John Johnson
1880 Census - Blanche was living with her Grandparents Samuel & Mary, and her Aunt Florence.