Strader, John C.

Born: 1794-08-28 North Carolina

Died: 1872-09-09 Menard County, Illinois

Flourished: 1832 Menard County, Illinois

By 1831, Strader lived in Sangamon County, Illinois, and was purchasing land in part of the county that would later become Menard County. In 1860, he was a farmer living near Petersburg, Illinois, and he owned $2,800 worth of real estate.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database, Menard County, 68:100, 129, 69:35, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Petersburg, Menard County, IL, 216-17; Gravestone, Rose Hill Cemetery, Petersburg, IL.