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Onstott, Isaac N.

Born: 1825-XX-XX Kentucky

Died: 1856-11-07 Havana, Illinois

Flourished: Havana, Illinois

Alternate name: Onstot

Isaac N. Onstott was a cooper, postmaster, and county clerk. In October 1848, he married Mary M. Goodman. From November 1850 to June 1851, Onstott served as postmaster of Havana, Illinois. He subsequently served as clerk of Mason County, from 1853 until his death. In 1854, Onstott purchased forty acres of public land in Sherman Township, southeast of Havana.

Illinois, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1791-1850 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, 1997); Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971, NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, 145 rolls, Records of the Post Office Department, RG 28, 1845-1855, 18:132, National Archives Building, Washington, DC; Eli Bowen, The United States Post-Office Guide (New York: D. Appleton, 1851), 146; The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 434; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Havana, Mason County, IL, 191; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Mason County, 819:12, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Gravestone, Fullerton Cemetery, Havana, IL.