Nicholas SCHOONOVER (b. 1775) and his 2nd wife Anna Margaret GARRIS (b. 1795) migrated from PA to Mason (or Menard) and Cass Co's. in Illinois in 1830's-1840's. Eight of his ten children also made this trip: Jacob, b. 1799 and wife Sarah Ezekiel, b. 1801 and wife Elizabeth Dennis, B. 1803 and wife Anna Jonathan, b. 1805 and wife Sarah Abner, b. 1807 and wife Susan Philip, b. 1819 Lewis, b. 1821 Anna Mariah, b. 1827.
I would like to exchange information about any of this family. Bob Schoonover