Susan, sorry I have no real help to offer, but I really wanted to commend your efforts.Have you also posted this message on the various family sites for SWANGO?
Also, you might check the following title: History of Coles County 1876-1976, Coles County Illinois Published by Charleston and Mattoon Bicentennial Commissions. Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas Tx.see page 886
Peoria Public Library Call is 977.32 HIS c.1
It has the story of this family and some present day members.The article was submitted by a Mrs. Warren Moody.