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Daniel Hasbrouck d.1873 and sister Catherine, d. ??

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Re: Daniel Hasbrouck d.1873 and sister Catherine, d. ??

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I do not have the Hasbrouck/Hasbrook name among my family names. However, I do have a large genealogical collection of materials, books, etc. for the west central area of Illinois. I enjoy doing lookups for various Illinois counties.

The obit. for Edward D. Hasbrook is in VOLUME V - OBITUARIES -KNOX COUNTY - GALESBURG, ILLINOIS NEWSPAPERS - 1907 - 1908 BY DURWOOD B. ALLAMAN - PUBLISHED 1986
page 253

Edward D. Hasbrook, one of the early pioneers of this section, died this morning at Lombard Hall where he has been making his home with his daughter,Mrs. Adah Hale, who is matron of the hall. He has been failing in health and was aged 90 years at death. It was due primarily of infirmities of old age. He was born February 22, 1817 in Putnam county, New York, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Hasbrook. He spent his boyhood days in Farmers Mills,New York and when about age 20 years he came west by boat to the Mississippi and went to the prairies of Wisconsin. Later returned to New York state and in 1829 came to Knox county, settling at Cherry Grove. He married in 1846 to Harriett Jane Ellis and they had five children, Fred and Frank Hasbrook died 1849, the following survive him, Charles E. of Yonkers, N.Y., Albert E., Hartford, Conn, Mrs.Adah N. Hale of this city. Mrs. Hasbrook died 1888. Since the death of his wife he has been living with his children. In 1901 he came to live with Mrs. Hall. For a time he lived in Missouri and later Arkansas. He was a farmer and extensive land owner. He leaves ten grandchildren, Mrs.Adah Gerould, Harvey, N.H., Mrs. Ethel Twombly, New York City, Charles E. Hasbrook, Port Amboy, Texas, Maude Pauline and Fredericka Hasbrook of Hartford, Conn. Two great-grandchildren Mary Foster Gerould, Ellizabeth Gerould of New Hampshire. He was a pioneer of the sturdy type and did what he could to advance Christ by living an exemplary life. He never lost interest in public affairs. The service will be held at the home of Mrs. T.J. Hale 316 South Cedar. Rev. Edson Reifsnider of Univeralist church will officiate, assisted by Dr. Lewis B. Fisher, president of Lombard college. Burial will be in Hope cemetery.
(no newspaper name is listed but the date given for the paper is February 11, 1907)

There are numerous Hasbrook and Congers on the Hasbrook lot in Hope Cemetery which is in Galesburg. Among them are Lauran C. Conger (10 January 1819 - 3 May 1898) and his wife, Amanda Hasbrook (July 1823 - 1888). Lauran C. Conger was the administrator of the estate of William Sanford.
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