Peoria, IL 1850 Federal Census INDEX File 11 of 15
Pg Ln Last Name First Name Age Birth Place
290a 41 Noel John 41 Virginia (West Virginia?) *
290a 42 Noel Jane Trial 29 Ohio
290b 1 Noel William 17 Indiana
290b 2 Noel Joseph 15 Illinois
290b 3 Noel Miller 13 Illinois
290b 4 Noel Albert 11 Illinois
290b 5 Noel Elisabeth 9 Illinois
290b 6 Noel Arminda 7 Illinois
290b 7 Noel Jackson 5 Illinois
290b 8 Noel Harriet 3 Illinois
290b 9 Noel Margaret 1 Illinois
* The 1900 census shows that Arminda Noel was born in April 1844 in Illinois with both parents being born in Ohio. This discrepancy can be reconciled by the fact that Nicholas, John, Peter and Philip, the sons of John and Margaret Noel and grandsons of Joseph Noel, from Europe, who settled in what is now Adams County, Pennsylvania, moved to Hampshire County, Virginia (now W.Va.) prior to 1790. If so then the census was correct stating that he was from Virginia. All these families except one moved to Ohio, so by 1900 they may have forgot that John was born in (West) Virginia. However the death certificate for Arminda Shepard states that her father John Noel was born in England and that the mothers maiden name was spelled as Tryal. I would put more weight on the earliest census but the birth place of John Noel is still open. DN
©2006 by Lloyd E. Lawrence Sr. 3rd Great Grandson of John Trial & Elizabeth Bowman.
Burial Trial Cemetery Peoria County Illinois, USA1986 News clip courtesy of Lori Sue Trial Mosteller... "TRIAL CEMETERY HAS A NEW LOOK "By Jay Johnson.... "Indians", as we often refer to those early Native Americans, at one time had control of all the land. It was sometime after the turn of the century in 1800 that John Trial, an early settler, bought a number of acres from the local Indians-likely from a member tribe of the Illini Confederation. The Trial family was joined through marriage with that of John Noel, who had also obtained acreage from the Indians. His land became the site of the Illinois Insane Asylum. The Trial cemetery on South LaFayette is a remnant of that early farmstead and a link with the past. Rather than be forgotten, the final resting place of those early folks has recently received a face lift. Jack Hertter of Bartonville has been volunteering his time for the last 5 years to bring "new life" to the old plots. Other volunteers have helped to put in a new fence around the property, straighten the monuments, keep the grass cut and add a new sign to identify the cemetery. A special thanks is extended to Bob and Edna Medford of East Peoria and to Isabel Braden of Pekin for their contributing efforts. For any who wish to help out either financially or work wise please contact Jack Hertter. The comment was made that "it's the best that cemetery has looked in 40 years." - L E Lawrence
John NOEL was born 1810 in
Natural Bridge, VA. He married Jane TRIAL May 14, 1840
in Peoria County, IL,
Children of John NOEL and Jane TRIAL:
Generation No. 2
Arminda NOEL was born 1844 in Peoria County, IL. She married (1) James Monroe in 1860 and (2) Thomas TAPP SHEPARD, son of William TAPP and adopted son of Thomas SHEPARD (his mother's uncle). He was born 1843 in Devonshire, England, and came to America in 1854.
Children of Arminda NOEL and James MONROE:
James MONROE died two weeks prior to son Seth's birth of an old leg injury received in war.
Children of Arminda NOEL MONROE and Thomas SHEPARD:
Children of Jackson NOEL and Rachel NODEN are:
Charles NOEL, who worked on the railroad, married Belle THOMAS.
Children of Charles NOEL and Belle THOMAS are:
Jane NOEL married John HARKER, who was a mail clerk on the railroad.
Children of Jane NOEL and John HARKER are:
Generation No. 3
Ellen MONROE was born in1863. She married Seibold SCHICK.
Child of Ellen MONROE and Seibold SCHICK is:
Sarah Jane SHEPARD was born in 1869. She married Dug RICKETTS.
Children of Sarah SHEPARD and Dug RICKETTS are:
William Thomas SHEPARD was born in 1873. He married Rose HESS in Glasford, IL. William served as an apprentice blacksmith to Bob Hornbacker in Glasford, IL for a time.
Children of William SHEPARD and Rose HESS are:
Lizzie Belle SHEPARD was born October 13, 1878 in Bartonville, Peoria Co., IL, and died October 07, 1962 in Los Angeles, California. She married Warren Wilmer HAYSLIP October 11, 1900 in Peoria, Peoria County, IL, son of Thomas Winchester HAYSLIP and Charlotte PETTY. He was born July 23, 1879 in Glasford, Peoria Co., IL, and died August 29, 1951 in Los Angeles, California.
Children of Lizzie Belle SHEPARD and Warren Wilmer HAYSLIP are:
Go to Susan's Hayslip Ancestors to learn more about the Hayslip line of the family.
Etta Lucy NOEL was born December 23, 1873 in Bartonville, IL, and died April 21, 1953 in Bartonville, IL. She married Robert BRADLEY October 05, 1893. He was born April 02, 1867 in Pekin, IL, and died August 04, 1945 in Bartonville, IL.
Children of Etta NOEL and Robert BRADLEY are:
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