James Hardin McPhail

(1864-1928)
FatherJames McPhail
MotherMaria Sackett (1836-)
James Hardin McPhail, son of James McPhail and Maria Sackett, was born in Walshville, Montgomery County, IllinoisG, on 10 July 1864.1 He died aged 63 at home at 2545 East North Street, Decatur, Macon County, IllinoisG, on 24 June 19281 and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Litchfield, Montgomery County, IllinoisG.2 He married in 1890, Adda Belle Burke.2
     In 1870 James was living in WalshvilleG in the household of his parents James and Maria, and was recorded in the census as Hardin McPhail, aged seven and born in Illinois.3
     In 1880 he was living in WalshvilleG in the household of his parents James and Maria, and was recorded as Hardin McPhail, a farm laborer, aged 17.4

James M'Phail Dies on Sunday
Death Follows Stroke of Apoplexy Suffered Several Weeks Ago
James Hardin McPhail, 2545 East North street, died in his home at 5:30 o'clock Sunday morning. He was 63 years of age. Death was caused from a stroke of apoplexy several weeks ago, from which he never recovered.
     Mr. McPhail was born in Walshville, July 10, 1864, and came to Decatur about 10 years ago. He was a member of the Methodist church of Litchfield, and a former member of the B. of R. T. For a number of years he worked as switchman on the Wabash and also on the Missouri Pacific.
     He is survived by his wife, Adda Belle McPhail, and the following children: Ralph, Kenneth, and Velma Leezy of Decatur and James William of East St Louis. He also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Mattie Hudspeth and Mrs. Lizzie Barlow, both of Walshville; and the following brothers, Ted McPhail, Chet McPhail and Lon McPhail, all of Walshville: Charles McPhail of Oklahoma, and Hal and Bert McPhail of Litchfield; and three grandchildren.
     The body was removed to the Moran & Sons funeral home and will remain there until 9:50 o'clock Tuesday morning when it will be taken to Litchfield. Services will be at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in that city and burial will be in the Litchfield cemetery.

Herald and Review, Decatur, Illinois, 25 Jun 1928, p 3.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Obituary.
  2. Website Find A Grave.
  3. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_262, p 263B, FHL film 545761
    Walshville, Montgomery, Illinois
    McPhail, Jas, 45, farmer, real estate $9000, personal estate $7000, b. IL
    McPhail, Maria, 33, keeping house, b. IL
    McPhail, Marietta, 10, b. IL
    McPhail, Martha, 15, b. IL
    McPhail, Chas, 5, b. IL
    McPhail, Hardin, 7, b. IL
    McPhail, C L, 12, b. IL.
  4. 1880 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 237, p 422D, Enumeration District 157
    Walshville, Montgomery, Illinois
    McPhail, Jas., head, 52, farmer, b. IL, father b. Scotland, mother b. KY
    McPhail, Maria, wife, 44, keep house, b. IL, father b. NY
    McPhail, Hardin, son, 17, farm laborer, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    McPhail, Charles, son, 14, farm laborer, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    McPhail, Teedy, son, 11, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    McPhail, William, son, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    McPhail, George, son, 4, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    McPhail, Holland, son, 3, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 60946
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree9Q.3
Last Edited15 Dec 2020
 

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