Eads, Wesley T.

Born: 1817 Kentucky

Died: 1851-09-30 Menard County, Illinois

Flourished: 1841-1851 Menard County, Illinois

Eads and his wife Mary were early settlers of Menard County, Illinois. By the time of his death, Eads had built up a substantial farm near Athens. In 1850, he owned real estate valued at $1,500.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 296; The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 693; Affidavit of Cornelius Rourke, Illinois, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, 6 October 1851, Menard County (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2015); Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 10 October 1851, 3:2.