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William Calvin Reno

Male 1838 - 1931  (92 years)


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  • Name William Calvin Reno 
    Biography of the Hon. William C. Reno
    Biography of the Hon. William C. Reno
    Hon. William C. Reno...son of Jonathan and Louisa (Thornton) Reno, both natives of east Tennessee, father born in 1811, the mother in 1813...William Reno grew to manhood in Browning township, spent a year traveling through Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado, and on his return was married to Rebecca A. Wallace of Browning township, in 1860...In 1880, he was elected Representative to the State Legislature, and served one term of two years, having been elected on the Democratic ticket...He has been Justice of the Peace for Browning township for the last sixteen years, and has represented his township on the board of Supervisors for five or six years, and has held the various offices of the county...The Reno family are of French ancestry on the father's side and of Welsh and Dutch on the mother's. The family was established in America five generations ago and all were given to agricultural pursuits. His father was a soldier in the Black Hawk war.
    Born 9 Sep 1838  Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1931  Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bader Cemetery, Bader, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Rebecca Ann (Wallace) & William Calvin Reno
    Rebecca Ann (Wallace) & William Calvin Reno
    Rebeccca was the daughter of Alfred C. & Amelia Elizabeth (Skiles) Wallace.
    Person ID I6147  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2017 

    Father Jonathan Reno,   b. 2 Nov 1811, Jackson Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1884, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Louisa Thornton,   b. 5 Jan 1813, Johnston Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1909, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1834  Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lavina Walton, comp. Schuyler County Marriages, Book A, 1825 - 1855 (Rushville, IL: Schuyler County Historical Museum, n. d.), 14 [Entry 197].
    Family ID F6134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Ann Wallace,   b. 2 May 1841, Browning, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1893, Browning, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1860  Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Illinois. Schuyler County. Marriage Book B-3007, 15 Oct 1860. William C. Reno and Rebecca Ann Wallace. Officiated by W. G. Lasater. (2) Lavina Walton, comp. Marriages Book B, 1855-1864, Schuyler County, Illinois (Rushville, IL: Schuyler-Brown Historical & Genealogical Society, n.d.), 59.
    Children 
    +1. Rebecca Jane Reno,   b. 22 Jan 1837, Browning, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1924, Rantoul, Champaign Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Samuel F. Reno
     3. Salina Reno,   b. 23 Dec 1863, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1948, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Jennie Reno,   b. 17 Nov 1866, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1949, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Mark M. Reno
     6. Minnie M. Reno
     7. Jay Reno
     8. Fred Reno
     9. Elizabeth Reno,   b. 20 Feb 1874, Browning, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1930, Orlando, Orange Co, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F2680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bader Cemetery, Bader, Schuyler Co, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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