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Malinda Crowel Songer

Malinda Crowel Songer

Female 1813 - 1868  (55 years)

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  • Name Malinda Crowel Songer 
    Born 02 May 1813  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Jul 1868  Macon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Boiling Springs Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3781  Abeling Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2008 

    Family Gordon Songer,   b. 04 Jul 1810, Montgomery County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1882, Forsyth, Macon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1831  most likely Montgomery County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James C Songer,   b. Abt 1832, Virginia, 18 yrs old in the 1850 census Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John A Songer,   b. Abt 1834, Ohio, 16 yrs old in 1850 census Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eliza Jane Songer,   b. 30 Sep 1836, Ohio, 14 yrs old in 1850 census, born in Putnam County, IL according to OneWorldTree Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Adamrum (or is it Abraham?) Songer,   b. Abt 1838, Illinois, 12 yrs old in 1850 census Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph M Songer,   b. Abt 1840, Illinois, 10 yrs old in 1850 census Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret A Songer,   b. Abt 1842, Illinois, 8 yrs old in 1850 census Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Frances G Songer,   b. Abt 1848, Illinois, 6 yrs old in 1850 census Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Henrietta Songer,   b. Abt 1849, Illinois, 1 yr old in 1850 census Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Elizabeth A Songer,   b. Abt 1852, Illinois, 8 yrs old in 1860 census Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Walter Songer,   b. Abt 1867, Virginia, 4 years old in 1870 census Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    1840 US Census: Putnam County, Illinois
    1840 US Census: Putnam County, Illinois
    Includes:

    Gordon Songer, head of household, with...
    3 boys under the age of 5
    2 boys between 5 and 10
    1 girl under the age of 5
    and his wife, between 20 and 30 yrs old
    1850 US Census Marshall County, Illinois
    1850 US Census Marshall County, Illinois
    Includes:
    Gordon Songer, age 40, born abt 1810 in Virginia
    wife, Melinda, age 38, born abt 1812 in Virginia
    son, James C, age 18, born about 1832 in Virginia
    son, John A, age 16, born abt 1834 in Ohio
    daughter, Eliza J, age 14, born abt 1836 in Illinois
    son, Adamrum, age 12, born abt 1838 in Illinois
    son, Joseph M, age 10, born abt 1840, in Illinois
    daughter, Margaret A, age 8, born abt 1842 in Illinois
    daughter, Frances G, age 6, born abt 1844 in Illinois
    daughter, Henrietta, age 1, born abt 1849 in Illinois
    1860 US Census: Senachwine, Putnam County, Illinois
    1860 US Census: Senachwine, Putnam County, Illinois
    Includes:
    Gordon Songer, age 50, born abt 1810 in Virginia
    wife, Melinda, age 48, born abt 1812 in Virginia
    son, AJ, age 22, born abt 1838 in Illinois
    son, Joseph M, age 20, born abt 1830 in Illinois
    daughter, Margaret A, age 18, born abt 1842 in Illinois
    daughter, Frances J, age 15, born abt 1845 in Illinois
    daughter, Virginia, age 11, born abt 1849 in Illinois
    daughter, Elizabeth A, age 8, born abt 1852 in Illinois
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2008 
    Family ID F1377  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Gordon Songer Profile
    Gordon Songer Profile
    Listed in the index of "Forsyth and its People", a history of Forsyth, Illinois published in 1910. The book is available at the Macon County Geneology Library in Decatur, Illinois.

    It reads...


    Gordon Songer - Born in Virginia, July 4, 1810. Married Malinda Crowel June 16, 1831. Came to Magnolia, Putnam County, Illinois in 1835. Came to Macon County in the spring of 1860. He engaged in farming until 1864 when came to Forsyth and erected the first dwelling in the village. His wife died July 29, 1868. Two years later he went to Virginia, where he married Mrs (sic) Elizabeth Kipps. He returned to Forsyth and died there Jan 4, 1882, leaving a widow and large family.

    Headstones
    Melinda Crowel Songer Headstone
    Melinda Crowel Songer Headstone
    Boiling Springs Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois
    Malinda Crowel Songer
    Malinda Crowel Songer
    Gordon and Malinda Songer Plot
    Gordon and Malinda Songer Plot
    Photo shows the plot of Boiling Springs Cemetery in Decatur, Illinois that was purchased by Gordon Songer when his first wife, Malinda died in 1868. The cemetery rule is that only one upright headstone per plot, which is why Malinda's oldest tombstone is upright and the others are not.


  


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