Search Results from Historical Records Illinois, Marriages Robert F. Ballard married Bessie M Chaplin Date: 17 May 1899 Event Place: Coles, Illinois Spouse's Age: 18 Spouse's Birthplace: Shelbyville, Ill Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1881 Spouse's Father's Name: Robert Chaplin Spouse's Mother's Name: Ellen Langford Illinois Deaths Bessie M.E. Ballard Death Date: 30 Apr 1939 Place: Mattoon, Coles, Illinois Birth Date: 25 Jun 1882 Birthplace: Coles Co., Ill. Father's Name: Robert Chaplin Father's Birthplace: Ill. Mother's Name: Ellen Langford Mother's Birthplace: Ill. Spouse's Name: Robert F. Ballard Illinois, Marriages Robt. Chaplen Marriage Date: 11 Jun 1898 Place: Coles, Illinois, Age: 49 Birth Year (Estimated): 1849 Spouse's Name: Angie Carpenter 1900 Mattoon Township Mattoon city Ward 1-4, Coles, Illinois, census Household Gender Age Birthplace Head Robert Chaplain M 49 Illinois, Years Married: 2 Wife Angeline Chaplain F 40 Illinois "Angie" Daughter Lula Chaplain F 11 Illinois Son Roy Chaplain M 16 Illinois Illinois, Marriages Lula Chaplin Spouse's Age: 19 Birthplace: Fransher, Ill Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1887 Father's Name: Robert Chaplin Mother's Name: Ellen Lanford married Garnett Gee Illinois Deaths Robert Chaplin Death Date: 31 May 1922 Place: Mattoon, Coles, Illinois Birth Date: 07 Mar 1848 Birthplace: Sullivan, Ill. Father's Name: Solomon Chaplin Mother's Name: Hilton Spouse's Name: Angeline Chaplin Cemetery: Dodge Grove Cem http://mattoon.illinois.gov/sites/default/files/page_attachments/dgc_burialrecords.pdfhttp://mattoon.illinois.gov/sites/default/files/page_attachments/dgc_burialrecords.pdf Newspapers are archived on microfilm in public libraries look for obits. Look for other family members to be buried @ Dodge Grove Cem.