James McGregor

Joliet, Illinois

4th Illinois Cavalry



02 September 1861



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Enlisted as a Saddler on 02 September 1861

Enlisted in Company D, 4th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 26 September 1861.

Mustered out Company D, 4th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 03 November 1864

Name: Elizabeth Rowland

Gender: Female

Spouse Name: James McGregor

Marriage Date: May 15, 1855

Marriage County: Marion

Comments: This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1010515 - 1019518.

The United States Federal Census in 1880, shows James McGregor and family living in Mc Lean, Bloomington, District 160, Illinois

James was born in New York, about 1831, both his parents were from Scotland

James in 1880's listed his occupation as being a Contractor and Builder

James was married to

Mary, born about 1843 in Ohio, her parents were born in Mass and Penn

They had the following children

Mary; age 8 in 1880

Sarah; age 6 in 1880

Ethel; age 4 in 1880

Hugh; age 2 in 1880

The 1870 United States Federal Census , Illinois, McLean, Bloomington show James and Mary having a male child named Duncan age 5 months old born in the preceding December; question what happened to Duncan in 1880 Census? Was Duncan a sick child, they did have a Nurse living with them named Sophia Seibist?

The Joliet, Illinois Directories, of 1884-1892 Record shows Mary McGregor, as Widow James; Location R 420 Landau, Year 1891, City Joliet.