William Samuel PROCTOR
Mary A. BIGGERSTAFF


Husband:  William Samuel PROCTOR
Birth:  Feb 1840, Hamilton Co., Illinois 
Death:  30 Jan 1914, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois 
Burial:  Feb 1914, Springhill Cemetery, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois
Father:  John J. PROCTOR
Mother:  Maria Jane BLADES

Marriage:  22 Oct 1865, Hamilton Co., Illinois 

Wife:  Mary A. BIGGERSTAFF
Birth:  1 Feb 1847, Hamilton Co., Illinois 
Death:  4 Dec 1909, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois 
Burial:  Dec 1909, Springhill Cemetery, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois 
Father:  Wesley BIGGERSTAFF 
Mother:   Elizabeth GARRISON 

Children:
1. Ara J. PROCTOR, b: 1867, McLeansboro Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois
2. Elizabeth A. PROCTOR, b: 1868, McLeansboro Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois
3. John William PROCTOR, b: 19 Jul 1870, McLeansboro Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois
4. Charles Milton PROCTOR, b: 1 Mar 1876, McLeansboro Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois
5. Emma Mae PROCTOR, b: 8 Oct 1879, Town Pct., Hamilton Co., Illinois
6. Julia E. PROCTOR, b: 14 Jul 1884, McLeansboro Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois
7. Loretta Alma PROCTOR, b: 16 Nov 1886, McLeansboro Twp., Illinois
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Notes:
William served with the Union forces during the Civil War.  His service and pension records show:
  Name:  William S. Proctor
  Residence:  Hamilton County, Illinois
  Unit #:  412
  Enlisted as a Corporal on 13 August 1862.
  Enlisted in Company A, 87th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 22 August 1862.
  Mustered out Company A, 87th Infantry Regiment on 16 June 1865 in Helena, AR.

Pension:
  Name:  William S. Proctor
  Service:  A 87 Ill Inf
  Pension Type:        Invalid
  Application Date:  13 May 1877
  Application #:         236,104
  Certificate #:            393,709


1870 Federal Census Data (M593_0225, Page 602B), Twp. 5 / Range 7E, McLeansboro Twp., Hamilton Co.,
Illinois,
                                                                                                                      Enumeration Date: 20-Jul-1870, Family #201

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation or Trade

Real Estate

Per. Estate

POB

Attend School

D, D, B, I, I, P, or C

 B(P)ROCTOR, Wm

28

M

W

 Farmer

--

$400

IL

 

 

                       Mary**

23

F

W

 Keeping House

 

 

IL

 

 

                       Arra J

3

F

W

 

 

 

IL

 

 

                       Elizabeth

1

F

W

 

 

 

IL

 

 

**Mary was actually omitted from the census listing but it shows Arra (age 3) as Keeping House.  I believe that was meant to be listed for Mary but the enumerator got off track.

1880 Federal Census Data (T9_0210, Page 528A), McLeansboro Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                  Enumeration Dist: 26, Enumeration Date: 18-Jun-1880, Family #217

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Relation

M/S
W/D

Occupation

POB

Father POB

Mother POB

In Sch.

 PROCTOR, William

40

M

W

 Self

M

 Farmer

IL

VA

VA

 

                    Mary

33

F

W

 Wife

M

 Keeping House

IL

KY

KY

 

                    Arra

14

F

W

 Daughter

S

 At Home

IL

KY(IL)

KY(IL)

 

                    Elizabeth

12

F

W

 Daughter

S

 At Home

IL

KY(IL)

KY(IL)

 

                    John W

10

M

W

 Son

S

 Farm Laborer

IL

 KY(IL)  

KY(IL)

X

                    Charles

7

M

W

 Son

S

 

IL

 KY(IL)  

KY(IL)

X

                    Emma

8m

F

W

 Daughter

S

 (noted: born in Oct)

IL

 KY(IL)  

KY(IL)

 

 BIGGERSTAFF, Elizabeth

69

F

W

 Mother L

W

 At Home

KY

KY

IL

 

 GARRISON, Samuel M

16

M

W

 Other

S

 Laborer

IL

KY

TN

 

1900 Federal Census Data (T623_0301, Page 285B), Ridgeway Village, North Fork Twp., Gallatin Co., Illinois,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 42, Enumeration Date: 6-Jun-1900, Family #108

 NAME

Relation

Col.

Sex

Birth Mo.

Birth
Yr

Age

M/S
W/D

# Yr
Mar.

#C.
Bn.

#C.
Liv.

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation
Or Trade

In
Sch

 PROCTOR, William

 Head

W

M

Feb

1840

60

M

34

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 Farmer

 

                  Mary

 Wife

W

F

Feb

1847

52

M

34

8

5

IL

IL

IL

 

 

                  Emmamae

 Daughter

W

F

Oct

1879

20

S

 

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 

 

                  Julia

 Daughter

W

F

Jul

1884

15

S

 

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 

X

                  Etta

 Daughter

W

F

Nov

1887

12

S

 

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 

X

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Sources:
1) Marriage:  Hamilton County Illinois Vital Statistics - Marriages, Book C, #2511
                       (Note:  Date corrected by Co. Clerk 6/17/1986)
2) Birth - Child #4:  Hamilton County Illinois Vital Statistics - Births, Book 15, #30077
3) Birth - Child #5:  Hamilton County Illinois Vital Statistics - Births, Book A, #887
4) Birth - Child #6:  Hamilton County Illinois Vital Statistics - Births, Book A, #2906