Re: John Vancil, born in Illinois
Amada, I have a John Vancil born 1808 to Jonas & Mary (Wolf) Vancil. He was born in Union Co., IL., USA and married Mary Corgan, we think this is correct spelling of her name. She was born 1811 in N. C. and They lived in Jackson County, IL. John Vancil was born around "Ridge" or what is now Alto Pass, in Union county. Ch: patrick Vancil b. 1831 was in Co. K 81st Inf. Regt. of Civil War.
Alen Vancil born 1833.
Timothy Vancil b. 1834
Nancy Vancvil born 1836
Thomas Vancil born1838 Died at Andersonville Prison, Co. A 31st Inf. Regt.
Jane C Vancil b.1841
Sarah Vancil b. 1844
Daniel Vancil b. 1846
Franklin Vancil b. 1849
I have several more, I am hoping this will help.