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man and Farmer; Sec. 21; P. O. Galena
born in Albany Co., N. Y., 1813 ; he came to
this state and Booue Co. in 1854; he moved
to this Co. and Nora Tp. in 1859, where he
spent his time farming and preaching
until 1869, when he moved to Iowa; iu
1871 he returned to this state and Co., and
settled on his present farm near Galena;
he was married in 1837 to Miss Maria
Hotaling from Albany, N. Y. ; they have
had eig t children: John W. .Garrett W.,
Moses H., Kate M., Jennie, Elmira, Allie,
Elizabeth; Jennie and Elizabeth are dead;
he has held the office of Tp. Treasurer three
years; School Director ten years; Mr.
Luke has held the position of loca!
preacher for the M. E. Church for the past
forty years; aside from his other labors on
his taim he has filled vacancies in the Co.
where he has lived ; for the past two yea
he has given his services to the Colorei
M. E. Church of Galena; and during al
these years of labor for destitute church
he has not received $40 in money; whei
the call was made for soldiers in our late
war his three sons volunteered; John W.
in the 15th Regt. I. V. I., Garrett W. in
96th Regt. I. V., I. Moses H. in the 17th
Regt. I. V. C., and filled the position as
dispatch bearer for Col. Beveridge; John
W. held the office of Co. Sheriff two years;
Garrett W. elected as Deputy for same.

LUPTOtf JOHtf, Farmer; Sec. 13;
P. O. Galena; born in England Dec. 15,
1824 ; came to this country and Council Hill
Tp. in 1846; moved to Thompson. Tp. in
1849 ; settled on his present farm in 1868 ;
married in 1845 to Miss Mary J. Jackson
from England ; she was born June 3, 1823 :
they have two children: John G., born
Aug. 16, 1845 ; Martha M., Jan. 6, 1862
John G. died March 8, 1847 ; Mr. L. owm
63 acres land valued at $4,000; he helc
office of School Director in Thompson Tp
one year; School Director eight years; ir
religion, Methodist, and is now class leaclei
in the Union M. E. Church on north line
East Galena Tp.

Lynch J no. porter.




EAST GALENA.



659



,ynch Thos. laborer.



A/TcCARTY JOHN, laborer.

McCarty Pat, farmer; Sec. 34; P.O. Galena.

McClellan R. H. president National Bank.

McDermot Thos. collector I. C. R. R.

McDermot Thos. station agent I. C. R. R.

McGann James, laborer.

McGoldrich Peter, baggage man I. C. R. R.

Mclnlyre Tlios. lime burner.

McLaughlin Pat.

McMahon Barney, laborer.

McMahon Wm. laborer.

McMuller Win. laborer.

McNulty Jas. laborer.

McNulty Pat, laborer.

Maas John, laborer.

Mackey Michael, retired.

Madden Martin, in poor house.

Mahood Jno. school teacher.

Mars Geo. tailor.

Martin C. W. farmer.

Martin Henry, farmer.

Martin Richard, lumber merchant.

Maybanks Nat, shoemaker.

Menzimer Geo. laborer.

Melivile A. C. merchant.

Meny.imer Chas. laborer.

Menzimer Philip, laborer.

Merton B. F. superintendent North Western

Normal School.

Merton Geo. P. professor in Normal School.
Metcalf Thos. fanner.

Metzger Louis, constable and harness maker.
Metzger Mike, brewer.
Miller Anton, butcher.
Miller Jos, butcher.
Moore Isaac, druggist.
Moore John, laborer.
Morello Frauk, locksmith and merchant.
Morris Douglas, miner.
Moser John, brewer.
Murphy Ed. farmer; Sec. 2.
Murray Nicholas, laborer.



N



EW JOHN, steamboat man.



Neuchwauger Christ, fanner.

Nolan Pat, laborer.

Norris Barney, sexton Presbyterian Church.

/"VNEIL John, farmer; Sec. 1.

Oeding Frederick, farmer.

ORTSCHEII> FRANCIS J.

Farmer and Miner; Sec. 11 ; P. O. Galena;



born in Alsace Co., France, May 21, 1832;
came to this country and Racine, Wis., in
1855 , moved to Cassville, Wis., 1856 ; came
to Galena in 1858; settled on his present
farm 1867; married to Miss Eliza Dieger,
from Galena, in 1857; she was born in
Baden, Germany, 1834; they have ten
children: Jasper, Elizabeth, Mary, John,
Fritz, Rubert, Augustus, Caroline, Rasea,
Anna; Mr. O. has 203 acres of land in
Sections 10 and 11 valued at $5,000; held
office of Commissioner of Highways three
years; he struck an East and West range
on his farm March 29, 1877, and took out
300,000 pounds mineral.

Owens Jonathan, Sr., farmer.

Owens J., Jr., fanner.

TDASCOE WM. farmer.

Petetgout Mike, farmer.
Plath Chris, saloon keeper.

PORTER NHKHXO E. Farmer;
Sec. 28; P. O. Galena; born in Conn. Feb.
5, 1827 ; came to St. Louis 1832 ; moved to
La. Dec. 28, 1843; from that time he was
engaged in steatnboating. as clerk and
captain, for 34 years on the Red and Mis-
sissippi Rivers, except the years '57-'58
when he held the office of freight and
ticket agent for the G. D. D. and Minn.
Packet Co., at Galena; the year 1872 he
spent on the government boat, '' J. C. Cof-
fery," as clerk ; settled on his present farm
1857; married to Miss N. Hinckley, 1857,
of East Galena Tp. ; they had one child,
Russell E.; born Nov. 17, 1858; Mrs. S. E.
Porter died Sept. 7, 1866 ; he was married
to Mrs. M. A. Crowell, of Vt., 1867 ; he has
held the office of School Director six
years ; has 97 acres of land.

Pouder John, miner.

Potts C. F. book keeper.

Potts Frank, clerk.

Price Wm. broom maker.

Price Win. H. farmer; Sec. 36.

Pruitt G. W. laborer.

S~\ UEMBY A. laborer.
Quillam Wm. miner.



R



EED JAMES, farmer; Sec. 25.



REED MRS. JOHN, Farming; Sec.
24; P. O. Galena; born in Ireland Oct. 4,
1811 ; came to this country and St. Louis
in j820; moved to Galena in 1828; was
married to Mr. John Reed in 1829 ; he was
born in Tyrone Co., Ireland, in Feb., 1797 ;
he came to this country and Indiana in
1824; lie came to Galena same year; he
made the journey on foot, through deep
snow, with his brother, before any roads
were laid out, with only the compass as



660



JO DAVIESS COUNTY DIRECTORY:



their guide ; he purchased property here
when the present site of the city was gov-
ernment land ; he enlisted and served dur-
ing the Black Hawk War; he was en-
gaged in merchandizing several years;
they settled on the estate in 1845; they
have three children living: Elizabeth,
Emma and Josephine; he died Feb. 12,
1870; Emma was married to Dennis
Keleher, of la., Feb 29, 1876; Elizabeth
married F. Campbell, of Chicago, Sept. 1,
1856; the estate consists of 168 acres of
land on Sees. 24 and 25 ; also property in
Galena.

Richard Wm. butcher.

Ridd Wm. clerk.

Reed Wm. farmer.

It HDP HA It X WM. Farmer; Sec. 33;
P. O. Galena; born Jan. 7, 1849, in Council
Hill Tp. ; settled on his present farm in
April,1875 ; married Miss Nellie E. Virtue
Jan. 7, 1875; she was born May 4, 1851, in
West Galena Tp. ; they have two children :
Catherine A., born Nov. 27, 1875 ; Ida E.,
Nov. 11, 1877; he has 138 acres land,
valued at $5,000.

Reitz Peter, cooper.

Reger Chas. miner.

Renwick Alex, tinsmith.

Renwick Jas. tinsmith.

Renwick Thos. tinsmith.

Runsacher Geo., Sr., cooper.

Rensacher Geo., Jr., cooper.

Reynolds George.

Reynolds Thos. smelter.

Richards Pierce, farmer.

Rigdon Howard, laborer.

Ripplinger Nicholas, farmer.

Ritter Geo. farmer.

RITTER ISAAC, Farmer; Sec. 14;
P. O. Galena; born Sept. 21, 1819, in Pa.;
moved to Ohio in 1824; came to this state
in 1839; settled in Galena in 1842; was en-
gaged in mercantile business until 1875,
when he settled on his present farm ; he
was married to Miss R. Whitaker, from
Del., Sept. 18, 1850; she was born July 25,
1824; they have live children: Mary E.,
born July 10, 1851 ; Emma, Oct. 20, 1853 ;
Wm. A., May 6, 1856; Rebecca A., June 4,
1858; Charles J., Nov. 28, 1861; he has
180 acres land, valued at $5,000.

Ritter William, farmer.

ROBERTS HENRY, Farmer; Sec.
22 ; P.O. Galena ; born in Cornwall Co., Eng-
land, Dec. 21, 1817; came to this country
in 1842; settled on his present farm in
1853; married Miss Grace Rowe, from
England, Nov. 14, 1845; they have five
children : Grace, Emma J., Naomi J.,
Leslie C. and Mabel ; Grace was married
to B. Magor Feb. 25, 1868; Emma J. was
married to C. Brown Sept. 20, 1871 ; Naomi



J. was born Aug. 6, 1857; Leslie C., Feb.
24, 1861: Mabel M., Sept. 24, 1868; Mr.
Roberts has held office of School Director
6 years ; has a beautiful I arm of 240 acres
of land, in Sees. 22 ana 27.

ROBERTS JAMES M. Farmer;
Sec. 22 ; P. O. Galena ; born in Cornwall
Co., England, April 2, 1820 ; came to this
country and Tp. in 1842 ; settled on his
present farm same year ; married Feb. 12,
1846, Miss Mary Prisk, from Cornwall,
England; she was born Feb. 23, 1824; had
two children, Phillipa and Joseph; Joseph
died Sept. 29, 1856; their daughter, Phil-
lipa was married to R. G. Smith, April 2,
1865, and lives on the- same farm; Mr.
Roberts has 375 acres land in Sees. 22
and 27 ; he held the office of Supervisor
two years, and School Director eleven
years ; has always taken a prominent part
in the general interests of his Co. and
Tp. ; his father, Henry Roberts, Sr., came
to this country at the same time ; he died
Au.y. 10, 1872 ; Mr. R. is a Republican in
politics, and a Methodist in religion.

Roberts Samuel, butcher.

Robinson Frank J. farmer; Sec. 35.

Rodewick E. farmer and miner.

Rodewick William, farmer and miner.

Rooney Wm. laborer.

Rosenthal Frank, painter.

ROWE JAMES, Farmer; Sec. 2; P.
O. Galena; born in Cornwall, Eng., Feb.
2, 1826 ; came to this country and to East
Galena Tp. in 1842 ; settled on his present
farm same year; was married to Miss
Mary Conley, from Ireland, in 1850 ; they
have seven children: John, born June 20,
1852; James, Dec. 25, 1853; George, Juue

13, 1860; Joseph, May 13, 1862; Catherine,
Sept. 20, 1855; Ellen, Aug. 15, 1857; Vir-
ginia, June 9, 1864; Mr. Rowe has 440
acres land in Sees. 1 and 2.

Rowe James, Jr., farmer ; Sec. 1 ; P.O.Galena.
Rowe John A., laborer.

ROUSE GEORGE, Farmer ; Sec. 26 ;
P. O. Galena; born in Canada, Sept. 18,
1821 ; came to Louisa Co., la., in 1837, and
to East Galena Tp. in 1843; settled on his
present farm, the Kirkby estate, in 1870;
married Miss Harriet Kirkby in 1851 ; she
was born in Lincolnshire, Eng., March 26,
1819; she came to this country in 1832;
Mr. Rouse has 365 acres land in Sees. 25
and 26; he enlisted in the 7th I. V. C. Feb.

14, 1865; mustered out in Nov., 1865;
they had four children : Sarah A., Wm. A.,
Eliza W, Horace K. ; Mrs. Rouse's father,
Wm. Kirkby, died in 1854; her mother,
Sarah Kirkby, died in 1869.

Rowley L. A. real estate and insurance.
Rowley W. R. county judge and lawyer.
Ryan Pat. laborer.
Ryan Philip, shoemaker.



EAST GALENA.



Ryan Thomas, shoemaker.
MARTIN S.



Samson James, retired.

Sampson James H. retired.

Sampson Yeno, clerk.

Schaffer Martin, boarding house.

Scheel Charles, farmer.

SchellerU. G. proprietor Scheller's vineyard.

Schmidt Charles, farmer.

Schmidt Christ, farmer.

Schmidt George, barber.

Schmidt Valentine, barber.

Schneider Conrad, stone cutter.

Schneider Frank, butcher.

Schneider Trany, retired.

Schuman Matt, cooper.

Scott D. W., editor Indudrial Pre*.

Scott Thos., engineer.

Seek Geo., Jr., farmer.

Seek J. C., farmer; Sec. 14.

Shannon John., miner and farmer ; Sec. 24.

Shannon Silas, miner.

Shannon Thos,. miner and farmer.

Shea Morris, laborer.

Sheeau James, farmer.

Sincock Ben., farmer.

Sincock Edw., miner and farmer.

SINCOCK SAMUEL, Farmer and
Hotel Keeper; P. O. Galena; born in
Cornwall, Eng., Dec. 22, 1828; came to
this country and Galena 1842; moved to
Michigan in 1850; spent five years in the
copper mines; went lo California in 1855;
spent 1858 in the British Possessions; set-
tled in this Co. 1869 and in Glen Hollow
in 1870 ; married to Miss Mary Ann Morris,
of Elizabeth Township; she was born in
Canada, Dec. 25, 1885; they have three
children. Eldora, Douglas, Florence M. ;
Mr. S. has 80 acres of land in connection
with his hotel.

Sincock Wm., miner.

Smith A. C., pastor S. Presbyterian Church.

Smith Edward, fanner.

Smith James, farmer.

Smith Michael, farmer; Sec 24.

Smith Robert G., stock buyer.

Smith W. H., farmer.

Sneidcr John, shoemaker.

SXYDER FRANK, Farmer; Sec.
:!<;. P. O. Galena: born Town El>ice,
France; came to this country and Shaw-
ueetown, 111., 1822; moved to Galena
in 1829; he lived with his father on the
homestead, farming and mining until 1844,
when he settled on his present farm; he
was married in 1845 to Miss Emma Abram,



from England ; they had five children :
Augustus, Catherine, Henry, Mary and
Kate: Augustus and Catherine are dead;
his wife died May 2, 1863; his youngest
daughter, Katie, keeps house for him ; his
son, Henry, living with him, was born
1846, was married in 1870 to Miss Alice
Ivey, East Galena Tp.; they have two
children: Emma and Maud; Mr. Snyder
enlisted in Major Stevenson's Company in
1832, and served during the Black Hawk
War ; he has 240 acres land valued at
$5,000.

Snyder W. H., cashier Merchants N. Bank.

Snyder W. H., bank book-keeper.

Soulard James G., retired.

Speicc Andrew, farmer.

Stafford Thos., farmer.

Staflbrd Thos. Sen., farmer.

Stafford Richard, farmer.

Stafford Robert, fanner.

Starr George, laborer.

Steinmetz Peter, laborer.

Stephens J. P. miner.

Stevenson C. L. U. S. inspector of steamers.

Stouer Stephen, farm laborer.



T



AYLOR JOHN W., Jr., laborer.



Taylor Joseph, laborer.
Taylor William B., Sr., laborer.
Tel ford Andrew; builder.
Thompson Samuel, town clerk.
Tippett Benjamin, fanner; Sec. 12.
Tippctt Joseph, farmer.
Tippett William H. farmer.
Tracy Thomas, boat hand.
Treasloan Joseph, farmer.
Tresslin Walter, saloon keeper.
Trezcdder Richard, farmer; Sec. 13.
Tresseder William, farmer.

TURNER ALEXANDER,

Farmer; Sec. 34; P. O. Galena; born in
Tyrone Co., Ireland, in Feb., 1822; came
to this country and Baltimore in 1836;
settled on his present farm in 1842; mar-
ried Miss Mary Campbell, of Galena, Jan.
23, 1855; she was born in Aug., 1827;
they have three children: Martha J., born
Nov. 20, 1855; Alexander L., Jr., Dec. 28,
1862;Li!lie H., Dec. 23, 1868; owns 200
acres land, valued at $5,000; held office of
School Director three years.
Turner Ezra, clerk office I. C. R. R.

TURNER JOSEPH, Farmer; Sec.
34; P. O. Galena; born in Tyrone Co.,
Ireland, March 11, 18i>9; came to this
country and Baltimore May 8. 1833: went
to New Orleans in 1840; settled in this
Tp. in 1841; married Miss Maria Sanders,
of Baltimore, in 183'!; she died in ]S:}!) ;



JO DAVIESS COUNTY DIRECTORY:



married Miss B. Wise, from Germany,
Jau. 13, 1857: they have five children:
James, born Dec. 16, 1857; Joseph T.,
in 1859; Josephine, in 1861; Lena, in
1863; Lizzie, in 1865; he lives on 80
acres laud in Sec 34, E. Galena Tp., which
he holds in trust during life, and owns
160 acres in Rice Tp.

TTLRICH LEWIS, clerk.



FRAKfZ, Farmer;
Sec. 33; P. O. Galena; born in Prussia,
April 2, 1815; came to this country and
Co. in 1844; settled on his present farm
in 1845; was married May 12, 1847, to
Miss Mary Brand, from Galena; she was
born in Prussia in 1819; they have had
six children, five of whom died; their
daughter, Mary F., was born April 18,
1849; she was married May 1, 1867, to
Henry Hiem; they live with her father;
Mr. U. has 74 acres land ; held office of
Supervisor in 1844 and 1845; was Road
Commissioner six years, School Director
nine years: has always taken a prominent
part in the interests of his Co. and Tp.

Uuderburg William, farmer.

Upsoii O. B. watch repairer.



V



AHON JAMES, laborer.



Vahon John, laborer.
Vauderwate C. farmer.
Vaughn John, laborer.

VERRAK WM. Farmer; Sec. 28; P.
O. Galena ; born in England, Feb. 25, 1823 ;
came lo this couniry and Virginia in 1833;
settled on his present farm 1849; lie lias
72 acres laud valued at $ 5,000 : married to
Miss Mary Hinckley, from Maine, 1850;
had lour children: Marv E., born May 31,
1852; Virginia C., Oct. 3, 1855; Elizabeth
N., March 7, 1857, and Catherine, May 1,
1859; Elizabeth died 1864; his wife died
Aug. 22, 1870 ; he has held office of School
Director four years, Overseer of ihe Poor
five years.

VltfCEXT JOSIAH,. Farmer; Sec.
26 and 27; P. O. Galena; born on the old
homestead which he now occupies Oct.
11, 1841; the original estate was pre-
empted by liis father. Henry Vincent,
in 1837, who purchased it from the
government in 1844; he was married,
i'n 1864. to Miss Eliza Coade, from
Racine Co., Wis. ; they have had six chil-
dren : Myron L., born March 14, 1866 ;
Laura, Feb. 5, 18(57; Leitie B , Feb. 28,
1869; Charles R., April 20, 1871; Wm. U..
June 3, 1872; Lillie May, Aug. 5, 1874;
Myron L. died Aug. 15, 1866; Cnas. R.died
Aug. 22, 1871 ; he lias 100 acres of land in
Sections 26 and 27 valued at $3,000; he
has held the office of School Director three
years; his father, H. Vincent, took a trip



across the plains to California in 1851 and
died shorily after he reached the Golden
Land at the age of 52; his mother died in
1866, at the age of 72 years.

VINCENT CAPT. WM. Farmer;
Sec. 26; P. O. Galena; born in Cornwall
Co., Eng., Jan. 19, 1823; he came to this
country in the Spring of 1837; settled on
his present farm in 1846 ; it is a part of the
estate which his father, Henry Vincent,,
purchased from the government in 1844;
he was married in 1848 to Miss Eliza
Bray from England; they have had seven
children: Henry, Eliza, Emily, Milton,
Minnie, Anuie, and Willie; Henry and
Eliza are dead ; lie has 138 acres of land
in Sections 26 and 34, and 80 acres in
Elizabeth Tp.; he now bolds the office of
Supervisor; he has held the office of
Coroner six years, Assessor and Collector
two years, School Director eight years,
Road Commissioner six years ; he enlisted
in 1862 in Co. A, 96th I. V. I. as Lieutenant ;
he was severely wounded Sept. 20, 1863,
in the batile of Chicamauga and was per-
miited a furlough for four mouths; on his
return he was promoted to Captain of his
Company; he was actively engaged in 2Q
hard-fought battles, under command of
Gens. Sherman and Thomas; he was-
breveted Major in 1864; he was prompt to
step frlh to the defense of his country in
her hour of need; he is still active in the
interests of his county and township.

VIRTUE ADAH R. Farmer; Sec.
27; P. O. Galena; born in Apple River
Tp. April 15, 1843; came to Rice Tp. in
1852; settled on his present farm April 11,
1871 ; married to Miss Jennie E. Virtue in
Rice Tp., April 4, 1871 ; they have three
children: John A., Margaret E., Wilbur
J.: John A. died June 29, 1872; he has.
149 7-100 acres of land, valued at $5,000.

Voltz John, shoemaker.

TT7ACKENHEIMER CONRAD.

Wadleigh Milton, deputy Co. surveyor.

Ward Pat. teamster.

Wamsley Richard, farmer.

Waterle John, laborer.

Weine Anton, farmer.

Weine Henry, farmer.

Weise Christ, farmer; Sec. 13.

Weiss Anton, farmer.

Weisman John, raftsman.

Weinseck John, farmer; Sec. 36.

Wessgerbcr, Louis, shoemaker.

Wheldin John, farmer.

Whit more James, farmer.

Whitmore Henry, farm, and engineer; S. 1

Williams Chester, laborer.

Willey Davis, blacksmith.



Continuation of East Galma.

Willey Otto, blacksmith.
Wilson Jas. justice of peace.
Wilcox J. W. farmer.
Wise John, farmer and miner.
Wolfred Fred, farmer; Sec. 11.
Woods Ed. laborer I. C. R. R.
Woods James, laborer I. C. R. R.
Wright Paul, cooper.



BENJAMIN,

X Keeper of Co. Asylum and Alms House ;
P. O. Galena; was born in Oswego Co.,
N. Y., in Aug., 1822; he moved to Michi-
gan in 1834; he settled in Nora, ihis Co,
in 1855, where he now owns a homestead;
he was married in 1843 to Miss Harriet A.
Parks, from Cayuga Co., N. Y. ; she was
born in Oct., 1824; they have had five
children: Sarah A., John' P., Lester E. 1st,
Lester E. 2d, Charles Scott; Lester E. 1st
died in Sept., 1850; John P. enlisted in
Co. K, 96ih Regt. I. V .1. in Oct., 1864; he
contracted disease while in the army, from
which he died April 2, 1869; Mr. Yering-
ton came to his present position in 1868.

ferrington Lester, law student.

Tohn John, laborer.

r ounker Adam, steamboat man.




Pff/ETOR OF BARTON^ HOTEL
WARREN



JO DAVIESS COUNTY DIRECTORY :



married Miss B. Wise, from Germany,
.Tau. 13, 1857; they have five children:
James, born Dec. 16, 1857; Joseph T.,
in 1859; Josephine, in 1861; Lena, in
1863; Lizzie, in 1865; he lives on 80
acres land in Sec 34, E. Galena Tp., which
he holds in trust during
160 acres in Rice Tp.

T TLRICH LEWIS, clerk.



FRA

Sec. 33; P. O. Galena; b<
April 2, 1815; came tot
Co. in 1844; settled on h:
in 1845; was married M
Miss Mary Brand, from G
born in Prussia in 1819:
six children, five of wh
daughter, Mary F., was
1849; she was married '.
Henry Hiem; they live T
Mr. U. has 74 acres land
Supervisor in 1844 and
Commissioner six years, S
nine years ; has always tak
part in the interests of his

Uuderburg William, farmer.

Upson O. B. watch repairer.



V



AHON JAMES, labore



Vahon John, laborer.
Yauderwate C. farmer.
Vaughn John, laborer.

VERRAX WJtt. Farm.
O. Galena; born in Englanc
came lo this country and "V
settled on his present farrr
72 acres laud valued at $5,
Miss Mary Hinckley, fron
had four children: Marv E
1852; Virginia C., Oct. 3, 1
N., March 7, 1857, and Cai
1859; Elizabeth died 1864:
Aug. 22, 1870; he has held
Director four years, Overse
five years.

VINCEXT JOSIAH,

26 and 27; P. O. Galena; L
homestead which he now
11, 1841; the original estate was pre-
empted by his father. Henry Vincent,
in 1837, who purchased it from the
government in 1844; he was married,
i'n 1864, to Miss Eliza Coade, from
Racine Co., Wis. ; they have had six chil-
dren: Myron L., born March 14, 1866;
Laura, Feb. 5, 18(i7; Leitie B, Feb. 28,
1869; Charles R.. April 20, 1871; Wm. U.,
June 3, 1872: Lillie May, Aug. 5, 1874;
Mynm L. died Aug. 15, 18(56; Cnas. R.died
Aug. 22, 1871 ; he lias 100 acres of land in
Sections 26 and 27 valued at 3,000; he
has held the office of School Director three
years; his father, H. Vincent, took a trip



across the plains to California in 1851 and
died shorily after he reached the Golden
Land at the age of 52 ; his mother died in
1866, at the age of 72 years.

VJXCEXT CAPT. WH. Farmer;



Scr- 2R- P O Gal



linrn in Pfirni



Weine Anton, farmer.

Weiue Henry, farmer.

Weise Christ, farmer; Sec. 13.

Weiss Anton, farmer.

Weinman John, raftsman.

Weinseck John, farmer; Sec. 36.

Wcssgerbcr, Louis, shoemaker.

Wheldin John, farmer.

Whitmore James, farmer.

Whitmore Henry, farm, and engineer; S.

Williams Chester, laborer.

Willey Davis, blacksmith.











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ADWARDS R. farmer; Sec. 23; P. O.
Warren.

Aikens E. farmer ; P. O. Warren.
Aikens Lawrence, engineer; Warren.
Alders James, laborer; Warren.
AL.DERSON T. Retired; Warren.
Anderson Eric, laborer ; Warren.
Avery A. H. Warren.
A VERY HENRY M. Warren.

"DACKUS T. Sec. 14; P. O. Warren.

Baker Joseph, teaming ; Warren.
Baker Solomon, farmer ; P. O. Warren.
Baldwin E. S. druggist ; Warren.
Baldin L. H. merchant; Warren.
Ballard L. K. farmer ; P. O. Warren.

BALLARD W. P. Farmer; Sec. 30:
P. O. Warren; born in Cortland Co., N. Y.
Nov. 24, 1815 ; came to this Co. in 1852 ;
Republican and Liberal; owns 340 acres
of land; he married Emma Thompson,
Sept. 16, 1868 ; she was born in Wis. ; have
two children : Nellie and Bernice.
Barnes A. T. tailor ; Warren.
Barnard A. T. farmer; P. O. Warren.
Barrows James.
Barry Patrick.

BARTON MAJOR, Warren, whose
>rtrait appears in this work, was born in
Rochester, N. Y., Aug. 13, 1822. At the
je of five his parents moved to Sandy
reek, west of Rochester, remaining there
iree years, when they removed to near
Daw's Corners," four miles north of Ba-
ivia, N. Y. In the year 1832 they again
loved to near North East, Erie Co., Pa.,
'here his father died. The subject of this
in the year 1839 went to Watertown,
!anada, and was engaged for three years
a millwright. In 1842 he went to Lock-
>rt, N. Y., and carried on the grocery
msiness until he moved to Chicago, in 1845,
here he followed the auction business,
in the Spring of 1849, a fieshet having
irried off all the bridges there, Mr. Barton
irted a ferry across the river where the
-ake Street Bridge now stands. The city
m purchased the ferry, when Mr. Bar-
>n went to Rockford, and was proprietor
of a hack line between that city and Elgin,
then the terminus of the Chicago & Ga-
lena Union R. R. He followed up the
terminus of the railroad and settled at
Warren, in the livery business, in the year
1853, where he has since remained for a
quarter of a century. In 1873 he built
the well-known and popular hotel, the



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