William Warnick

  • Born in 1784 in North Carolina
  • Married twice:
    • Nancy Griffin (date unknown)
    • Sarah Taylor (date unknown)
  • Fathered 9 children.
  • Captain of the Rangers during the Black Hawk War.
  • Owned a tavern known as the 33 Mile House on the Terre Haute-Springfield Rd. (Mt. Auburn Blacktop). He lost the tavern in a sheriffs sale in 1843 for financial reasons.
  • First sheriff in Macon County
  • Macon County’s first tax collector
  • Lived in Blue Mound Township
  • Died February 12, 1855, and was buried in Hudelson Cemetery in Boody, IL.