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William Lisle

William Lisle

Male 1818 - 1901  (82 years)

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  • Name William Lisle 
    Born 28 Nov 1818  Hamilton Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Religion Presbyterian 
    Occupation Farmer 
    1840 Census 1840  Hamilton Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • p. 109
      James Lisle    010 020 010 0000 - 001 100 100 0000
      John Lisle       000 010 000 0000 - 000 100 000 0000

      Male     50-60 : James Lisle, b. 1788, d. 1845
      Female 40-50 : Mary Gulliford, b. abt 1786, d. aft 1860
      Male     20-30 : William Lisle, b. 1818, d. 1901
      Male     20-30 : Robert Lisle, b. 1819, d. 1860-1870
      Female 15-20 : Abigail Lisle, b. 1822, d. ?
      Female 10-15 : ?
      Male       5-10 : Alexander H. Lisle, b. abt 1830, d. abt 1908

      Male     20-30 : John G. Lisle, b. 1812, d. 1892
      Female 15-20 : Sarah Savely, b. 1822, d. abt 1852
    1850 Census 4 Oct 1850  Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • District 38, p. 114
      William Lisle      32 M Farmer  $3000  Ohio
      Sarah       "       25 F                           Ohio
      Isabella     "       12 F                          Ohio
      John         "         4 M                            "
      James       "        1 M                            "
      Alexander "      20 M                            "

      Alexander is William's brother
      Isabella is not identified -  Could this be the sister Mary mentioned in the article on James?
    1860 Census 28 Jul 1860  Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alton PO, p. 145  (p. 435)
      William Lisle            41  M   Farmer  $14,000  $1675    O
      Sarah                     31   F                                              "
      John                       14  M                                              "      school
      James                     12  M                                              "          "
      Lewis                     10  M                                              "          "
      Estelle                       8  F                                               "         "
      Zadoc                       6  M                                              "          "
      Delia                         3   F                                               "         
      Geo.                     3/12  M                                              "
      Mary                       76   F                                               "             (could be 70)
      Mancy McWilliams   12  F                  $1010 $150         Pa       
      John Fulton              14  M                                             O
      Rhoda Gray             40  F                                              "         school
    1870 Census 13 Aug 1870  Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Columbus PO, p. 735
      Lyle, William       53  M  W   Farmer                    ----          ----        Ohio                                  citizen
      ---, Sarah          45   F  W   Keeping House       $18,000  $2500    Ohio   father foreign born
      ---, John            24  M  W   Farm Laborer          ----          $425      Ohio                                  citizen
      ---, William         21  M  W   Teacher in School   ----          $100      Ohio                                  citizen
      ---, Lewis         19   M  W   Farm Laborer                                       Ohio             school
      ---, Mary E        17    F  W   at school                                              Ohio                "
      ---, Zeddick      15   M  W       "                                                        Ohio                "
      ---, Delia           12    F  W       "                                                       Ohio                 "
      ---, George      10   M   W       "                                                       Ohio                 "
    1880 Census 17 Jun 1880  Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 2, p. 24       National Archives Film T9-1015     Page 36D
      Lisle, William       W  M  63   Head   Md                               OH  KY       PA             Insane
      ---, Sarah           W   F  53   Wife    Md   Keeping House   OH  Ireland  PA
      ---, Zedoc           W  M  25   Son     S     Farming               OH  OH       OH
      ---, George         W  M  26   Son     S                                 OH  OH       OH
      Powell, Annie     W  F   20              S                                 OH  Ireland  Germany  Diptheria
    1900 Census 8 Jun 1900  Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 137, sheet 6A
      Lisle, George     Head  W  M  April  1860  40  Md    9           OH  OH  OH   Farmer
      ---, Hannah        Wife   W   F  April  1867  33  Md    9  0  0   OH  PA  OH
      ---, William       Father  W  M   Nov   1811  88  Md  55           OH  KY  PA
      ---, Sarah        Mother  W  F   May   1826  74  Md  55  8  5   OH  Ireland  PA
      Gatton, Eli jr   Boarder  W  M  Dec   1891    8  S                    OH  OH  OH
    Died 26 Nov 1901  Alton, Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He died at the Lisle Farm in Alton, Prairie Township.
    Buried Aft 26 Nov 1901  Alton Cemetery, Alton, Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sarah McWilliams Lisle (1826-1903)
    William Lisle (1818-1901)
    Headstone at Alton Cemetery
    William Lisle Monument
    William Lisle Monument
    Alton Cemetery
    Notes 
    • William Lisle was born about 28 November 1818; however this is an estimate.  Based on the early census years, it could be about 1817 or 1818.  In the book " A Centennial Biographical History of the City of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio", he gives his birth as 8 November 1808 which is clearly not possible given the census data or the date of the marriage of his parents.  The year 1812 is on his tombstone.  24 June 1813 from a calculation of his age and from death date from death records of the probate court.  That death record gives his age as 88 yr 5 mo 2 days.

      William Lisle worked for his Uncle, Robert Lisle. He rented land. After his father died in 1845, he found himself owner of the greater part of the homestead, having purchased the interests of the other heirs.  A brother-in-law would not sell, and he forced him off through the courts. He remained on the homestead for 2 yrs., then sold the property to his brothers John and Robert.  He purchased the Henry Adams farm in the western part of Prairie Twp.  Later, he purchased another 125 acres from George Dugan, and 100 acres later from Mr. Sullivan, and 18 1/2 acres from the Granner farm. At times he added other small unclaimed tracts. He also purchased 28 acres of the Wallace survey and a tract from Squire Cole, which now formed the Lisle Homestead. In 1900 he owned 325 acres.
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      History of Licking County, Ohio, p. 213
      Hon. James Lisle, M.D.

      ... William Lisle, father of our subject, was born in Franklin County, Ohio, in 1806, and was reared upon a farm, attending the pioneer schools of those days.  [NOTE - William was not born in 1806.  Although there seems to be a discrepancy about the date, it seems likely that it was about 1818.]

      When a young man he went on foot to the Mississippi River, thence by boat to New Orleans, and from there returned north to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois.  Purchasing a horse at that place he completed the homeward journey on horseback.  This extended trip was made with a view to securing another location, but he returned content to make the Buckeye State his permanent home.

      Prior to the journey William Lisle had worked by the year at twenty five cents per day.  On his return home he married Miss Sarah McWilliams, and settled on rented land ten miles west of Columbus, meantime also tilling his father's farm.  After some years spent as a renter, he purchased property, and is now the owner of four farms.  The home place consists of over three hundred acres of valuable, well improved land, and is one of the best estates in the county.  In early life, while associated with his brother in the livestock business, he twice failed, but since then has been very successful in that department of agriculture.

      Politically, William Lisle is a democrat, and for twenty five years served as Township Trustee.  He is a believer in the Christian religion, but is not a member of any church.  He and his devoted wife have shared each other's joys and lightened each other's sorrows for almost a half century, and are now spending their declining days in quiet retirement. They have had six sons and two daughters, namely Estella, who died in Franklin County; Zadoc, who died at the age of twenty-eight; Osmer, who passed away when three years old; John, a physician of Columbus; our subject; Lewis who is engaged in medical practise at Celina, Ohio; Delia, wife of Harry Hubbard, of Columbus, and George who resides on the home farm.
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      Sources:

      "A Centennial Brographical History of the City of Columbus and Franklin Co., Ohio",  The Lewis Publishing Co., 1901.

      Microfilm no. GR925, Vol. 4 page 175, no. 50.  However, according to film no. GR911, Male index to Marriage Records of Franklin Co., OH, Vol. 1 A, H-O, 1803-1897, the year is 1837.

      Franklin Co., Ohio Probate Court Death Records, Vol. 4, page 298, cause old age.

      "Franklin Co., Ohio Cemeteries, Vol. VIII - Prairie and Franklin Townships."  Compiled by Franklin County Genealogical Society, Columbus, OH, p. 18.

      William Lisle served on the Court of Common Pleas Grand Jury.  "The Franklintonian," newsletter for the Franklin County Genealogical Society, Columbus, OH, 1981, page 97.  They got it from "Columbus Ohio Daily Express," Vol. ,1 no. 26, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1863, on microfilm no. OHS 17250.

      "History of Columbus Celebration, Franklinton Centennial 1797-1897," By Stephen A. Fitzpatrick.  Pioneers honored in the 100th anniversary celebration of the first settlement of Franklinton, now part of Columbus, Franklin Co., OH, among those on the stand while the speaking was going on was Wm. Lisle, page 112.

      1987 "The Franklintonian," newsletter for the Franklin County Genealogical Society, Columbus, OH, page 97.
      -- 1878 Franklin Co. Directory, Prairie Township, name and post office address.  Lisle Wm, Alton.

      Property: WillIam owned Virginia military warrant land 1856, Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH.  V5002, V13245, V12387 (100 acres) V13618 (87 acres).  In 1883 Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., Ohio wife owned 200 & 73 acres.  Book, "Name Index to the Franklin county, OH Plat Maps, 1842, 1856, 1883," page 93. Compiled for the Franklin Co., OH, Genealogical Society, Columbus, OH.
    Person ID I74968  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2011 

    Father James Lisle,   b. 31 Mar 1788, ____, ____, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1845, Hamilton Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Gulliford,   b. Abt 1784, ____, ____, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860, Alton, Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Family ID F28279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah McWilliams,   b. 10 May 1826, Jackson Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1903, Alton, Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Dr. John Mac Lisle,   b. 14 Sep 1846, Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1916, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F28207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Nov 1818 - Hamilton Twp., Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 Census - 1840 - Hamilton Twp., Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 Census - 4 Oct 1850 - Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 Census - 28 Jul 1860 - Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 Census - 13 Aug 1870 - Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 Census - 17 Jun 1880 - Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 Census - 8 Jun 1900 - Prairie Twp., Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Nov 1901 - Alton, Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 26 Nov 1901 - Alton Cemetery, Alton, Franklin Co., OH Link to Google Earth
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