ALS, Hayner Memorial Library, Alton, Illinois. Simeon Ryder was a resident of Madison County.
 On November 30, 1843, against Daniel Stringer and the heirs of Edward Mitchell.
 The case was continued at the March term of court and the final decree rendered on July 29, 1844. By its terms Ryder was awarded $479.25 and the heirs of Mitchell $716.45.