Hash, Alfred

Born: 1809-01-10 Kentucky

Died: 1902-07-14 Menard County, Illinois

Flourished: Menard County, Illinois

By 1832, Hash lived in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become Menard County. Hash served in John Summers' (later Seth Pratt's) company of volunteer infantry during the Black Hawk War in 1832. In 1834, he married Sarah Ellender Ball, who went by Ellender or Ellen. They farmed and raised their family in Menard County.

Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Ellen M. Whitney, comp., The Black Hawk War, 1831-1832: Illinois Volunteers, vol. 35 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1970), 1:222; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Menard County, IL, 89; Gravestone, Oakland Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 1 April 1834, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.