Found the following while going through some papers belonging to my stepfather's late wife.They had no children, but perhaps it will be of use to some Like researcher.
John Like - born 4-26-1829 - Batavia, NY.Died 1901.Of Dutch (Holland) heritage.Well to do cabinet maker.From discharge papers:Private in Capt Warner Young's Company, 8th Regiment of Veteran Reserve CorpsVolunteer who was installed the 22nd day of Aug 1862 to serve 3 years or during the war, is hereby discharged this 1st day of July 1865 (Camp Douglas, Ill.)5ft 7 1/2in, light complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.
Married Anna White on July 4,1867.(Ed. Appears as if the marriage took place in the area of Albany, NY - not clear from notes.)Moved to Jeneses (sp?) IL.1882 moved to farm 3 miles east of Alexandria, So Dak, and to town in 1893.4 children:
Charles Grant Like b 9-17-1869, Geneses, IL May Evelyn b 1871 or 1872 Grace b 2-1-1876 Maude Jessie b 8-19-1883 dec 1/23/1973
I know Maude Jessie married Clarke H. Stillwell.One known child, Dorothy Fay, b 2-24-1914 in So Dak.
All of these notes, including some additional information on Anna White, were handwritten on a piece of notebook paper. Don't know who wrote it or when.