Person:Charles Hume (1)

Charles Rose Hume
d.Mar 1898 Indianola, NE
m. 20 Jul 1807
  1. Robert Wilson Hume1809 - Abt 1854
  2. Mary Hume1812 - 1852
  3. Charles Rose Hume1814 - 1898
  4. Alison Wilson Hume1816 - 1844
  5. Lydia Ann Hume1817 - 1842
  6. Isabel Jane Hume1820 - 1893
  7. Catherine "Kate" Hume1822 - 1904
  8. John Hume1825 - 1866
  9. James Bunyon Hume1827 - 1904
m. 29 May 1839
Facts and Events
Name Charles Rose Hume
Gender Male
Birth? 1 Jan 1814 Stamford Township, Delaware County, New York
Marriage 29 May 1839 Blandinville, McDonough County, ILto Harriet L. Blandin
Death? Mar 1898 Indianola, NE

Charles erected the first store in Blandinville land and operated and did mill work until the Mexican War. He was a recruiting officer in Jefferson Barracks, MO until mustered out, July 3, 1848. In 1852, he went to California to read law with his brother John in Placerville. He returned to Blandinville in 1855 and was admitted to the bar in 1856. He was associate Justice of McDonough Co. and later Justice of the Peace for 26 years. During the civil war, he raised a company that became Company C, 78th Regiment, Illinois Volunteers. He was captured December 1862 and remained a prisoner until September 1863. He served as Captain unitle December 1864 when he was mustered out for a disability. Charles was in the battle of Mission Ridge and the relief of General Burnside at Knoxville. (History of McDonough Co. IL, 1885)

He was alive in 1884, according to the Illinois State Genealogy Society Quarterly, which stated he voted in the 1840 election, as did George Hume, relationship not known. George may be a previously unnamed brother ; he was 76 in 1884.

Abe Lincoln visited Charles" house in Blandinville as he was campaigning against Stephan A. Douglas fore a U.S. Senate seat. (Peoria, IL newspaper, April 6, 1968)

Source: Email from Barbara McRae April 3, 1998.