Regnier, Francis

Born: 1807-XX-XX Ohio

Died: 1859-09-14 Petersburg, Illinois

Flourished: 1843

Regnier moved from Ohio to New Salem, Illinois, in 1832 and began practicing medicine. He moved to Clary's Grove in 1836 and then to Petersburg. In 1850, Regnier was living with his wife Sophia and six children and owned $940 in real estate. He was a Whig.

Benjamin P. Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem (Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Association, 1934), 10, 37; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 539;Proceedings of Whig Convention at Pekin, Illinois regarding Candidates for Congress; Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield), 17 September 1859, 3:1; Gravestone, Rose Hill Cemetery, Petersburg, IL.