I don't have much on the Hillebert's.I will be happy to send you what information I have collected.
Have you seen the book:
HISTORY OF FOND DU LAC COUNTY, WISCONSIN, 1880
Some biographies contain valuable genealogical information
and should not be overlooked.Please note that this is NOT
an index to every name in the book (many have been
published).It is a biographical index only to use as a
If you find a name of interest, what do you do next?Check
interlibrary loan, Family History Center catalogs and online
sources for book locations and reprints.
I found the following Hillebert query on Cattaraugus County GenForum:
lots of family inCatt Co.
Posted by Ron Bacon on Tue, 31 Aug 1999
Surname: BACON, INGERSOLL, CALKINS, EASTON, HILLEBERT, HOWARD
EASTON AND INGERSOLL IN E LEON. BACON, CALKINS AND HILLEBERT IN DAYTON, CATTARAGUS CO. NY. AM A DESCENDANT OF DORUS INGERSOLL AND SALLY EASTON AND LEANDER AND SARAH HILLEBERT BACON AND PENUEL AND HANNAH CALKINS BACON.
On the Clark County Illinois 1850 census there are the following Hilleberts:
Census PageHouseholdSurnameFirst nameMaiden namesexAgeBirthOccupation
Another Query from Cattaraugus County NY Gen Web page:
Cattaraugus Co. NY Bios Forum
PAYNE Family of New Albion
Posted by Arthur J. Burch on Sun, 04 Apr 1999
Surname: PAYNE, LUCE, PHILLIPS, PARK, HIGBEE, HILLEBERT, ALLEN, HERRICK, HORTH
Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Co. NY, pub 1893
History of the Town of New Albion – Chapter XXXVIII (38)
Harrison PAYNE, son of Stephen PAYNE, was born in the town of Pompey, N. Y., July 17, 1800, and removed with his father to Barre, N. Y., where he married Abigail, daughter of Joseph LUCE, and settled as a farmer. In 1829 he removed to Snyder hill in New Albion, where he died Aug. 19, 1867. He was an old line Whig and afterward a Republican, and was poor-master, highway commissioner, and assessor. He was early a member of the Methodist Episcopal church. His wife died in May, 1868.
Children of Harrison and Abigail (LUCE) PAYNE:
Nathan W. PAYNE
William V. PAYNE, born May 26, 1826
George A. PAYNE
Betsey PAYNE, widow of Smith PHILLIPS, of Randolph
Judson S. PAYNE
Joseph W. PAYNE
Nelson F. PAYNE
Harrison PAYNE, Jr.
Lorenzo R. PAYNE
William V. PAYNE, married Martha PARK, of Bradford county, Pa., and resides on the Sanford HIGBEE farm. He is a Republican and has five children: Amanda E. (Mrs. Warren HILLEBERT), of Dayton; Helen Victoria, an artist; Judson H.; Mary A. (Mrs. Burt ALLEN) of Persia; and Ida B. PAYNE.
Lorenzo R. PAYNE, born on Snyder hill Feb. 6, 1843, married, Nov. 3, 1867, Lana E., daughter of John HERRICK, and settled on the Erastus HORTH farm. In Sept., 1861, he enlisted in the 64th N. Y. Vols., and served until June 17, 1864, when he was made prisoner. He was confined in Andersonville prison until exchanged Dec. 16, 1864. At the first battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, he received a wound in his left leg from a minie-ball, which confined him in the hospital two months. Children; Maud D., Lee J., and three who died in infancy.
Submitted by Arthur J. Burch
I don't have anything on your ancestor John W. Hillebert however it is very likely he is related to the Hilleberts of Onondaga County.Hope the above information is of some help.