This list was used by Tardiveau for his petitions to Congress. At the end of this list will be footnotes by the author that include further information on some of those listed here.
Shadrick Bond 2
Josiah Ryan 3
Nicholas Smith 4
Jacob Gratt 6
Charles Wood 7
John Allison 9
James Moore 10
Benjamin Byrun 12
Samuel Garrittson 13
John Farral 15
John Suleven 16
Joseph Ogle 17
John Sloughter 19
George Attchison 20
Michel Huff 21
Barneby Mc. Clannen
James Mc. Roberts
Henry Mc. Gloughlen
Children in 1786
Total Men: 62
Total Children: 35
2. Uncle of Governor Bond. In his testimony before the Court in a trial, August, 1781, he said he was about thirty years of age, was a native of Virginia, and a laborer; that he had come to Illinois with Colonel Clark and since his discharge had been working for the inhabitants. He was often elected to the legislature of the Northwest territory and the territory of Indiana and was at one time justice of the Court of Common Pleas of St. Clair County.
3. In December, 1789, he was living at "Eagle River"
4. Nicholas Smith was one of the most prominent men at Bellefontaine. In 1782 he was elected justice of the peace and in 1787 he took oath for the same office at Grand Ruisseau before the Cahokia Court.
6. This must be Jacob Groot.
7. Received grant of land at Grand Ruisseau from Cahokia Court on March 2, 1786.
9. Presumably children of John Allison
10. James moore was the leader of the Americans who settled at Bellefontaine. He died in 1788. Several of his children moved to Missouri.
12. In his testimony before the Court in a trial, 1781, Benjamin Byrun said that he was twenty eight years old, and was a native of New Castel (Pennsylvania?) and a protestant. He was a tailor by trade and had lived in Kaskaskia since spring. When asked for his passport, he could only show his discharge from the service and an oath of fidelity taken at Fort Pitt.
13. Samuel Garrittson was killed by Indians in 1788.
15. John Farral was killed by Indians in 1789.
16. Possibly Captain John Sullivan, one of Clark's officers.
17. The first member of this family, that has been conspicuous in the annals of Illinois, to settle here.
19. One of Clark's soldiers, English.
20. He was in 1795 judge of the Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions, in St. Clair Co.
21. Michel Huff came from Monongahela Co., Pa. On the journey to Illinois Mrs. Huff and one of his stepsons were killed by Indians. Later Huff met the same fate.
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