Hohimer, William

Born: 1795-XX-XX Kentucky

Died: 1871-08-14 Petersburg, Illinois

Flourished: 1834-05-05 Sangamon County, Illinois

Hohimer arrived in Sangamon County, Illinois, sometime before 1830. Two years later, he served in Abraham Lincoln's company in the Black Hawk War. By 1850, he was living in Menard County and working as a farmer with his wife Mica and their five children.

U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 396; Muster Roll of Abraham Lincoln’s Company of Mounted Volunteers; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 672; Petition for Letters of Administration, 22 August 1871, Administrators Record, Book A, 1868-1879, Menard County, IL, 63.