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WIlliam Harvey (1799 - 1872)

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WIlliam Harvey
Born in Campbeltown, Argyl, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Campbeltown, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Winnebago County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Jun 2018
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Categories: Migrants from Argyll to Illinois | Argyle, Illinois | 1860 US Census, Harlem Township, Winnebago, Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois.



WIlliam was born in 1799. [1]

He married Mary Greenlees in Campbeltown in 1827. [2]

Mary and William came to the US with their children in 1841. on the Czar. They were one of the first families at the Scottish Settlement at Argyle, Illinois. [3]

He passed away in 1872.


William 1828–1909
Elizabeth (Ralston) 1829-1862
Agnes (Nicholson) 1831-1864
Mary (Giffin) 1834-1869
Matthew 1836–1904
Robert Albert 1837–1920
Margaret (Giffin) 1840–1907
Susan Jane (Armour) 1842–1920
Charlotte 1846–1847
James Alexander 1848-1875
Daniel 1850–1939


  1. Original data: Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), William Harvie, 04 Jan 1799; citing , reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,005.
    Name: William Harvie
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 4 Jan 1799
    Baptism Date: 6 Jan 1799
    Baptism Place: Campbeltown,Argyll,Scotland
    Father: William Harvie
    Mother: Elizabeth Alexander
    FHL Film Number: 1041005
  2. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), William Harvey and Mary Greenlees, 03 Jul 1827; citing Campbeltown,Argyll,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,005.
  3. The Argyle Settlement in History and Story, pg. 38

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #53401630 Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 12 August 2018), memorial page for William Harvey (1799–1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53401630, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .

1850 US Census

"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), William Harvey, Harlem, Winnebago, Illinois, United States; citing family 98, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Name: William Harvey
Age: 50
Birth Year: abt 1800
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1850: Harlem, Winnebago, Illinois, USA
William Harvey 50
Mary Harvey 44
William Harvey 22
Elizabeth Harvey 21
Agnes Harvey 19
Mary Harvey 16
Mathew Harvey 14
Robert Harvey 12
Margaret Harvey 10
Susan J Harvey 7
James A Harvey 2

1860 US Census

"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), William Harvey, 1860.

William Harvey M 61 Scotland
Mary Harvey F 54 Scotland
William Harvey M 32 Scotland
Agnes Harvey F 28 Scotland
Mathew Harvey M 24 Scotland
Robert Harvey M 22 Scotland
Susan Harvey F 18 Illinois
James Harvey M 11 Illinois
Daniel Harvey M 9 Illinois

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