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dren, Minnie May, William Thomas, and Bertie Wesley.

DILLIN WM. T. Sec 12, P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; born N. Y.; owns 180 acres, $7,000.

DILLON Z. Sec. 35, P.O. Cleveland; farmer, rents of widow Hill; Rep; Meth; born Ohio.

DIX DAVID, P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Rep; born England.

DOPLER J. Green River; saloon; Rep; born in Pa.

DOUGLAS JOHN, P.O. Coal Valley; laborer; Dem.

DUFFY PAT, P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

DUNLAP C. H., P.O. Colona; mason; Dem; born in N. Y.

DURMANN FRANK W. Farmer, P.O. Coal Valley; Sec. 28; born in Ills, in 1847;
came to Henry Co. in 1864; Dem; Bapt; owns 160 acres land, val. $6,500; married Josephine
B. Davis, of Ills, in 1870; three boys, Burt Clair, Louie Alvin, and Ray.

DURMANN JOHN L., P.O. Coal Valley; farmer, with father, J. W.; Dem; born Ills.



258 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

DURMANN JOSEPH, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 33, P.O. Coal Valley; born in
Germany in 1813; came to Henry Co. 1865; Dem; owns 320 acres land, val. $12,500; was
School Director seven years; married Amanda Killing, of Germany, in 1844; five children,
four boys and one girl.

DURMANN JOSEPH, P.O. Coal Valley; farmer, with father, J. W.; Dem; born Ills.

"PLLINGSWORTH WM. Sec. 36, P.O. Cleveland; farmer; Dem; owns 76 acres, val. $3, 200
*-' ESSEX WM. Sec. 33, P.O. Coal Valley; farmer, rents 160 acres; Rep; born Ills.
EGAN JOHN, Sec. n, P.O. Colona: farmer; Rep; born Tenn; 104 acres, val. $4,000.

ELLINGS WORTH JOSEPHUS S. Farmer and Stock Kaiser, Sec. 10, P.O. Colona;
born Maryland in 1845; came to Henry Co. 1863; Rep; Meth; owns 333 acres, val. $10,000;
was Tax Collector one year; married Mrs. Mary Hanna, widow of Robt. N. of Ills, in 1870,
with two children, Maud Frances and Frederick Newton; has two children since marriage,
Young Joseph and Robert Wm.

T7ERRY JOHN, P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Rep; born England; wife and six children.

FINESSY JAMES, Sec. 14. P.O. Colona; farmer; Dem; Cath; born Ireland; 80 acres.
FRANCIS CALVIN, P.O. Briar Bluff; rents farm of M. Colvin; Dem; Bapt; born Ills.



/"* ALES C. W. Briar Bluff; book-keeper for Perry & Co.; Dem; born in Ills.

^- J GARLAND GEO. W. Sec. 33, P.O. Coal Valley; farmer; Rep; born Pa.; So acres; $14,000;

GIBBONS JOHN, Farmer, Sec. 14, P.O. Briar Bluff; born in Ireland in 1826; came to
Henry Co. 1857; Dem; Cath; owns 77 acres land val. $3,500; was School Director five
years; married Bridget McDermott, of Ireland first wife, and Johanna Magher, of Ireland,
for second wife; six children.

GLENN JACOB, Sec. 32; P.O. Coal Valley; retired farmer, Rep; Quaker; born in Ky.

GLENN JAMES, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 20; P.O. Briar liluff; born in Fayette
Co., Ky., in 1811; came to Henry Co., in 1835; Rep; owns 350 acres land, value $14,000;
married Nancy C. Kincaid, of Green Co., 111., in 1836; six children; four boys and two
girls.

GLENN JOHN, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 20; P.O. Briar Bluff; born in Henry Co.,
III., 1841; Rep; owns 217 acres land, value $9,000; was School Director three years; School
Trustee four years; was Sergeant in the i4Oth I. V. I., Co. G.; honorably discharged; mar-
ried Miss Susan Reynolds, of Illinois, in 1865; two children, Record Reynolds, and Nellie
Viola.

GLENN T. W. Sec. 32; P.O. Coal Valley; farmer, works father's farm; Rep; born Ohio.

GLENN WM. N. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 31; P.O. Coal Valley; born in Henry Co.
111., in 1838; Rep; owns 285 acres land, value $14,000; married Miss Ellen Reynolds, of
Henry Co. 111. in 1862; one boy, James Nazro.

GRANT DAVID, P.O. Coal Valley; miner; Rep; Meth; born Scotland.

GRASSAU ANDREW, Colona; boot and shoe maker; Rep; U. Pres; born in Germany.

GREENWALT JOHN, Colona; teamster; Dem; Meth; born Pa.

GUINTY D. Sec, 30; P.O. Coal Valley; farmer; Dem; Cath; born Ireland; 280 ac. val. $10,000.

TT ALL A. Sec. 36; P.O. Cleveland; miner and farmer; Rep; born in Pa; 80 acres, $3,500.

HANNA L. W., P.O. Green River; merchant; Rep; born 111; wife, six children.
HALL ALBERT W. Farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Cleveland; born in Pa. 1844; came to Henry

Co. in 1866; Rep; owns 80 acres of land, value $3,200; married Miss Harriet Anderson, of

Henry Co. 111. in 1870; one girl, named Abby Martha.
HAYWOOD JOHN, P.O. Cleveland; miner; Rep; born England.
HILL H. A., P.O. Green River; farm laborer; Dem; born Ohio.
HILL L. E., P.O. Green River; farm laborer; Rep; Meth; born Ohio.

HILL SAM'L, Sec. 13; P.O. Green River; farmer; Dem; Meth; born Ohio; So ac. val. $4,000.
HILL THOS. R., P.O. Green River; farmer with father, S. Hill; Dem; born Ohio.
HILLIER GEO. Sec. 19; P.O. Coal Valley; farmer and miner; Dem; born Canada; 61 acres.
HODGES SHELDON, Sec. 21; P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer; rents of father, Thomas; Dem.
HODGES THOMAS, Sec. 21; P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer; Dem; born in Scotland; 280 acres.
HOLDSWORTH HENRY, P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Rep; born England; wife; five children.
HORNECfCER JACOB, Sec. 36; P.O. Green River: farmer; Rep; owns 80 acres, value $3,200.



HENRY COUNTY: COLONA TOWNSHIP. 259

HOWARD D. P. General Merchant. Colona; born in St. Lawrence Co. N. Y. 1823; came
to Henry Co. 1851; Dem; owns store, merchandise, etc. value $3,000; was Deputy Postmaster
three years; Constable four years; now Justice of Peace; married Lucretia M. Wells, of III.
in 1853, for first wife; one girl; married Melissa Walsh, of 111. 1873, for second wife; two
boys.

HUBER B. Sec. 36; P.O. Colona; farmer; Dem; owns So acres, value $3,200.

HUMBERSTONE CHAS. L. Colona; engineer; Dem; born Pa.

HUNT JOHX, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 20; P.O. Briar Bluff; born in Henry Co. 111.,
in 1842; Rep; owns 104 acres of land, value $5,000; was School Director two years; married
Miss Caroline A. Garland of Peoria Co. 111., in 1868; one boy, James.

HUNTER C. Sec. 36; P.O. Coal Valley; farmer; Dem; born Germany; owns 80 acres, $3,200.



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OHNSON C. W. Sec. 34; P.O. Orion: farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; owns 40 acres.
JOHNSON J. M., P.O. Colona; laborer; Rep; Pre*; born Ohio.



TS~ ANE JOHN. Sec. 3; P.O. Colona; farmer; Dem;Cath; born Ireland; owns 80 acres, $3,000.

" KANE PAT. P.O. Colona; miner; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

KARNE MICHAEL, P.O. Briar Bluff; works for R. R. I. & St. L. R. R.; Dem; born England.

KEEHNEL J. Colona; boot and shoemaker; Rep; born Germany.

KERNES WM. Sec. 23; P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer, rents of Perry & Co; Rep; born England.

KERR SAMUEL, P.O. Coal Valley; laborer for Mr. Durmann; Rep; born Ireland.

KERSHAW JAS. WM. P.O. Briar Bluri; farmer, rents of father, Wm. Kershaw; born Eng.

KERSHAW WM. Sec. 15; P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer and miner; born England; 43 acres, $1,600.

KERWIN JAMES, Sec. 34; P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer; Dem; Cath; born N.Y; 160 acres, $6,500.

KIBLER JOHN, P.O. Colona and Green River; blacksmith; Dem; born Ohio.

KIDD A. Sec. 12; P.O. Green River; farmer and miner; Dem; born England; wife and one child.

KIME GEO. P.O. Colona; laborer; Rep; born N.Y.

KIME JACOB, C. R. I. & P. R. R. Switchman; Colona; born in Seneca Co. N. Y., in
1827; came to Henry Co. in 1865; Dem; owns house and two lots in Sec. ir, value $700; has
been switchman for the C. R. I. & P. R. R. Co. three years; married Miss Sarah Gouger, of
Seneca Co. N. Y., in 1847.

KINCAID A. J. Sec. 26; P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer; Rep; born 111; owns 120 acres, value $3,000.

K1XCAID GEO. W. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 16; P.O. Briar Bluff; born in 111. in
1820; came to Henry Co. in 1836; Rep; owns 375 acres of land, value $19,000; married
Louisa C. Smith, of Ohio, in 1842; seven children by first wife-; second wife was Mary A.
Walker, of Mo., in 1857; one child.

KIRKPATRICK JAMES H., P.O. Colona; rents farm of Warren estate; Dem; born Ind.

KLATTENHOFF JOHN, Sec. n; P.O. Colona; farmer; Rep; owns 30 acres, vlaliie $1,200.

KLATTENHOFF JOHN H. Sec. 14; P.O. Green River; farmer; Dem; Luth; born Germany.

T AFFERTY EDWARD, P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

*-" LALLY THOS. P O. Briar Bluff; miner; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

LANDBERG F., P.O. Cleveland; miner; Rep; Luth; born Pa.

LEWIS JOHN M. Sec. 12; P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; born Wales; owns 40 acres, $1,600.

LIMB WM. P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Rep; born England.

LINNKLiL R. E. Farmer, Sec. I, Range i.Tp. 17; P.O. Cleveland; born in Jefferson Co. N.Y.,
in 1832; came to Henry Co. in 1844; Rep; Meth; owns 40 acres of land, value $1.600; was
School Director eight years; married Miss Sarah Taylor, of 111., in 1857; two girls, Lucy and
Mary.

LIST CHRIST, P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Dem; Cath; born Germany; wife, three children.
LIST CHRIST, P.O. Green River; farmer, rents; Rep.

A/TcCOLLOUGH JOHN, P.O. Colona; farmer, rents of the Baum estate; Dem.

McCULLOUGH JOHN A., P.O. Colona; farmer, rents of Chas. Baum; Dem; Penn.
McCARN PETER, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 30; P.O. Coal Valley; born Ireland in

1828; came to Henry Co. in 1861; Dem; Cath; owns 102 acres of land, val. $5,000; married

Miss Catharine Dixon, of Ireland, in 1861; six children.
McDERMOT PAT, Colona; laborer; Dem; Cath; born in Ohio.



260 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

MCDONALD'S. B., P.O. Green River, engineer, Rep; born Penn; wife, two children.

McGONIGAL A. Farmer with his father, W. A.; Rep.

McGONAGTL ALFORD H., P.O. Colona; farmer with father, Wm.; Rep; U. Pres; N.Y.

McGONAGIL WM. Sec. 26, P.O. Colona; farmer; Rep; U. Pres; born Ireland; 480 acres.

McHENDRY \VM. M., P.O. Green River; mason; Rep; Moth; born Pa.

MfWHINNEY JAMES, Farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Sunny Hill; born in Ireland, 1824; came
to Henry Co. in 1054; Rep; U. Pres; owns 53 acres of land, value 42,500; was School Direc-
tor eight years; married Margaret Craig, of Wigtonshire, Scotland, in 1857; four children
two boys and two girls.

MAHLSTEDT D. M. Sec. 13. P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Ger; 97 acres.

MARSHALL AUSTIN" H. Farmer and Stock Raiser; Sec. 29, P.O. Colona; born in
Mass. 1842; came to Henry Co. the same year; Dem; Meth; owns 80 acres of land, value
$4,000; serving as School Trustee and Justice of Peace at present; was in the i6th I.V.I.,
Co. C, as private; honorably discharged; married Barbara A. Evans, of 111. in 1865; one girl.
A coal vein, 26 inches thick, is on this farm.

MIDDLETON J. Sec. 35, P.O. Cleveland; farmer; born England; So ac. val. $3,200.

MILLER MICHAEL, Farmer, Sec. I; R. I, Tp. 17; P.O. Cleveland; born in Ohio in 1840,
came to Henry Co. in 1861; Rep; owns 80 acres of land, value $3,000; was in the I5th I.V.I.
Co. E, as private; honorably discharged; married Mary Reser, of Ohio, in 1864; four chil-
dren one boy, three girls.

MILLER THOMPSON, P.O. Cleveland; miner; Rep; born in Penn.

MODERWELL ROBT. Sec. 27, P.O. Colona; farmer, works father's farm; Rep; U. Pres.

MONTGOMERY J. H. Sec. 35, P.O. Colona; farmer; Rep; born in Ireland; 120 acres.

MORTONSON CHRISTIAN, P.O. Briar Bluff; works for R.R.I. &St.L.R.R.; Rep; Pres.

MUMMA JOHN N. Sec. 35, P.O. Cleveland; farmer, rents of Widow Hill; Rep; born Ohio.

MURKY MAXWELL, Sec. 26. P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer; Rep; born 111; owns 40 acres.

MYERS A. Pastor of Methodist Church, Colona; horn in North Carolina, 1824; came to
Henry Co. 1876; Rep; Meth; served as Captain Co. B, illth T.V.I, eleven months; honor-
ably discharged; was member of the Southern Illinois Conference nine years; pastor of the
Methodist Church, Kansas, five years; removed to 111; preached at Methodist Church in New
Windsor in 1876; removed to Colona; has charge Methodist Church. Colona, Cleveland,
Green River, and Warrens; married Miss Sarah E. Pollard, of Tennessee, in 1842.

XTELSON CHAS. O. Sec. 29, P.O. Coal Valley: farmer, rents of N. Washburn; Rep.

NYE NATHAN T. Carpenter. Colona; born in Portland, Maine, in 1850; came to Henry
Co. 1853; Rep; married Miss Ella E. Cardwell, of Jefferson Co. N. Y. in 1872; one boy,
Othello Ellsworth.

/^V'BRIEN MATHEW, P.O.Cleveland; blacksmith; Rep; Cath; born Ireland.

*"' O'DAY Pat, P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Dem; Cath; born Ireland; wife; five children.

O'BRIEN THOMAS, Farmer, Sec. u, P.O. Colona: born in Ireland, in 1820; came to
Henry Co. in 1866; Dem; Cath; owns 40 acres land, val. $1,600; married Mary Ann O'Con-
nors, of Ireland, in 1853: three children John, Thomas, and Matthew.

OTTO JACOB HENRY, Farmer, Sec. I. P.O. Colona; born in Germany, 1822; came
to. Henry Co. in 1874; Dem; Luth; 243^ acres land. val. $12000; married Cecelia Cristina
Freberg of Sweden, in 1849; three children Josephine Magdaline, Martin Peter, Fritz
Theodore.

PATTERSON JAMES, P.O. Briar Bluff; laborer; Dem; Cath; born Ireland; wife; four chil.
PEACOCK MARTIN. Sec. 13. P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; horn in England; So ac.

PARK & HILLIER, Proprietors of the P. & II. Coal Mines; Sec. 19; P.O. Coal Valley;
, Hillier was born in England; Park in Scotland; Dems; Meth. and Pres; Park married Char-
lotte Hillier, of England; seven children; Hillier married Flora McDonald, of Scotland, in
1845; six children.

PERRY CHARLES, Proprietor and Manager of Hriar Bluff Coal Mines; P.O. Briar
Bluff; born in Herkshire Co. Mass, in 1833; came to Henry Co. in 1854; Rep; Cong; owns
1,480 acres land; married Miss Fannie A. Smith, of Lillle Falls, N.Y. in 1871; one girl
Meta C.

PHILLIPS WM. Sec. 29, P.O. Coal Valley; farmer; rents 160 acres of brother; Rep.



HENRY COUNTY: COLONA TOWNSHIP. 261

PLUMMER BENJ. F., P.O. Green River; laborer; Rep; born Indiana; wife; three children.

POMEROY AMASA, P.O. Colona; butcher; Rep; born in Canada.

POMEROY GEO., Colona; druggist; Rep; Meth; born N.Y.

PORTER GEO., P.O. Cleveland; miner and farmer; Rep; born in Pennsylvania.

PTJBDY GKO. E. Blacksmith; Colona; born in Puinam Co. N.Y. in 1838; came to Henry
Co. in 1869; Rep; was private in Co. G. the I2Oth N.Y. V. I. six months; honorably dis-
charged; married Miss Ruth Vannosdall, of Dutchess Co. N.Y. in 1863; one girl, Jessie.

"O AIGAN JOHN, Sec. 14, P.O. Briar Bluft'; farmer; Dem; Cath; born Ireland; 120 acres.
"^ REAB JNO. M., P.O. Colona; farm laborer; Dem; born Pa.
REAB MILFORD, P.O. Colona; farm laborer; Dem.
REAB WILLIS A., P.O. Colona; farm laborer; Dem; born Pa.
REAB WM., P.O. Colona; farm laborer; Dem.

REESE THOMAS, Sec, 29, P.O. Coal Valley; farmer; Rep; born Wales; 160 acres, val. $8,000.
REESE T. W. Sec. 10, P.O. Colona; butcher and farmer; Rep; born N.Y; 160 ac. val. $5,000.
RICHARDSON HENRY, P.O. Colona; farm laborer; Rep; born Ireland.
RICHARDSON THOMAS C., P.O. Colona; farmer; works his mother's farm; Rep; 80 acres.
ROGERS E., P.O. Colona; Sec. 35, P.O. Colona; farmer; Rep; born Indiana; 160 ac. $6,400.

CCROGGEN GEO. P.O. Coal Valley; miner; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

'-' SEHUGE I. Sec. 36; P.O. Cleveland; farmer; Dem; Cath; born in Ger; 142 acres, $5,600.

SALE B. K. Physician, Sec. i; P.O. Colona; born in Green Co. Ohio, 1834; came to this
county in 1862; Rep; owns 18 acres of land; house, buildings, etc. valued at $3,000; gradu-
ated at the Iowa Medical College in 1855-6; married Miss Annette Barnard, of Rock Co.
Wis. in Feb. 1853; three children living, named Max Hunter, John and Jessie.

SCHOEHFEB GEO. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 30; P.O. Coal Valley; born in Ger-
many in 1819; came to Henry Co. in 1863, Dem; owns 80 acres land, val. $4,000; married
Miss Caroline Stenninger, of Switzerland, in 1846; four children, Peter, George, Charles,
Caroline.

SHARP LOUIS, Sec. 35; P.O. Colona; farmer; Dem; born N.Y; owns 80 acres, val. $3,200.

SHARP NOBMAX, Retired Mechanic, Colona; born Windham Co. Vt. 1809; came to
Henry Co. 1856; Dem; owns 200 acres, val. $8,000; was Postmaster six years. Assessor one
year. Justice of ihe Peace twelve years; married Elizabeth Getman, of Herkimer Co. N.Y.
in 1830; six children, three boys and three girls.

SHABP WM. J. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 33; P.O. Coal Valley; born in Hawkins
Co. Tenn. in 1830, came to Henry Co. in 1854; Dem; Meth; owns 160 acres land, val. $8,000;
married Miss Anna B. Bollman, of 111. in 1859; seven children, five girls and two boys.

SIMMONS FRANK H. Colona, carpenter; Rep; born N.Y.

SI.Ml'KINS S. A.. P.O. Green River; teamster; Dem; born Ohio.

SrVEBLY GEO. A. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 34; P.O. Colona; born in Pa. in 1820;
came to Rock Island, 1839; came to this place 1847; Rep; owns 160 acres, val. $6,500; was
School Director and Treasurer eight years, Collector eight years, and Assessor four years;
Supervisor one year; married Martha T. Kincaid. of Green Co. 111. in 1847; s ' x children,
two boys, four girls.

SIVERLY WALLACE, Sec. 35; P.O. Colona; farmer, rents 40 ac. G. Siverly; Rep; born 111.

SKINNER WM. P.O. Colona; farmer and butcher; Rep.

SKINNER WM. P.O. Colona; farm laborer; Rep; born in 111.

SMITH JACOB, Merchant, Colona; born in England, 1827; came to Henry Co. in 1856;
Dem; owns store and mdse. etc. val. $5,000; married Miss Ann Smith, of England, in 1851.

SMITH BUFUS A. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 11; P.O. Colona; born in Franklin
Co. Maine, 1836; came to Henry Co. 1856; Rep; owns 410 acres land, val. $12,300; has
been Express Agt. and Station Agt. of C. K.I. & P. R.R. thirteen years, Postmaster ten,
years, Supervisor three years; married Miss Hattie F. Hanna, of 111. in 1861; four chil-
dren, two boys and two girls.

STAFFOBD B. I. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 24; P.O. Green River; born in Rut-
land Co. Vt. in 1822; came to Henry Co. in 1859; Rep; owns 720 acres land, val. at $29,000;
married Miss Cornelia U. Holden, of Vt. in 1844; three boys, Palmer, Joseph I. and
Jonas H.

SMITH SHERMAN B. Colona; butcher; Rep; Meth; born in N.Y.



262 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OP

STAFFORD CHAS. P.O. Green River; farmer, rents of Thos. Delany, 60 ac; born Germany.
STAFFORD JONAS H. Farmer, Sec 24; P.O. Green River; born Vt. in 1^49; came to
Henry Co. in 1859; Rep; married Miss Ella Francis, of 111. in 1876.

STAFFORD JOSEPH I. Farmer. Sec. 24; P.O. Green River; born in Vt. in 1848;
came to Henry Co. in 1859; Rep; married Miss Eolia Cook, of Vt. in 1874; one girl, name
Cornelia Ursula.

STAFFORD PALMER, Farmer. Sec. 24; P.O. Green River; born in Vt in 1846; came
to Henry Co. in 1859; Kep; married Mariam L. Gilbert, of 111. in 1870; two children, Bet-
sey Ursula and Benjamin Osmyn.

STEWART A. Sec. 28; P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer; Rep; born Ireland; 190 acres, val. $7,000.

STEWART E. B., P.O. Colona; farms with father, P.C.; Dem; born Iowa.

STEWART F. M. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 36; P.O. Colona; born in Henry Co.,
111., in 1846; Dem; owns 160 acres land, value $6,500; has served as Collector two years;
was in the I48th I.V.I., Co. G, as private; honorably discharged; married Miss Carrie M.
Edwards, of Henry Co., III., in 1873; two boys, Henry Porter, Ralph Edwards.

STEWART PETER C. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 26; P.O. Colona; born in Pa. in
1818; came to Henry Co. in 1840; Dem; owns 570 acres land, value $23,000; married Eliza
Jane Piatt. of Illinois, in 1845; fiv children, Frances Marion, William, Edward B., Miles,
and Eliza Ellen.

STEWART ROBT. Sec. 28; P.O. Briar Bluff; farmer; Rep; born Ireland; 160 acres, $6,000.

SUMNER T. M., P.O. Green River; blacksmith; Dem; born Illinois.

SUMMERSON ROBT. Farmer and Miner, Sec 30; P.O. Coal Valley; born in England
in 1818; came to Henry Co. in 1863; Rep; owns 61 acres land, with a good paying coal
bank on it; married Miss Anna Richardson, of England, in 1840; five children.



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OMPKINS SAM'L, Colona; tinsmith; Dem; born Canada.

TRACY PAT., P.O. Briar Bluff; laborer; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

EESTROM C. Y. Sec. 34; P. O. Orion; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; 40 acres, $i,6oo :



\1TARREN FRED, P.O. Colona; fanner; lives with father, J. Warren; Rep; born N.Y.
* * WARREN HENRY A. Sec. 27; P.O. Colona; farmer; Rep; Meth; born N.Y.

WALKER MARTHA A. Mrs. Widow of Wm. L. Walker; farming, Sec. 31; P.O.
Coal Valley; he was born in Ohio in 1828; came to Henry Co. in 1852; Rep; U. Pres;
owns 174 acres land, value $9,000; Mr. W. enliste in the I26th I.V.I, as private; promoted
to 1st Sergeant; died in the army in 1864; four children, two boys and two g rls.

WALKER WM. N. P.O. Coal Valley; farms with his mother, Mrs. Martha A.; Rep; U.
Pres; born in Illinois in 1857.

WARREN IRVING, P.O. Colona; farmer; lives with father. J. W.; Rep; born N.Y.

WARREN JEREMIAH, Farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Colona; born in Dutchess Co., N.Y.,
in 1804; came to Henry Co. in 1857; Rep; Sleth; owns 80 acres land, value $3.500; was
School Director ihree years married .Miss Rebecca M. Mcmfoort, of N.Y., in 1828; nine
children, seven boys and two girls.

WARREN CHAS. S., P.O. Colona; farmer with father, J. Warren; Rep; born N.Y.

WARREN SAM'L M. Sec. 25; P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; Meth; born N.Y.; 160 acres.

WASHBl'RN HENRY, Farmer and Stock Raiser. Sec. 32; P.O. Coal Valley; born in
Henry Co., 111., in 1840; Dem; Meth; owns 159 acres land, value $7,000; is Road Commis-
sioner and School Director; mirried Zebulme Bailey, of Illinois, in 1863; two children,
Charles Abisha and Clarissa Tsabelle.

"WEED SAMUEL H. Pastor Presbyterian Church. Colona; born in Indiana in 1843; came
to Henry Co. in 1866; owns 20 acres land, house and four lots; value $2,200; graduated at
Indiana State University in 1864; enlisted in the I33d Indiana V.I. as private, four months;
honorably discharged; graduated at the United Presbyterian Theological Seminary of the
Northwest, at Monmouth, 111., in 1867; organized the U. P. Church of Col-ma in 1867; or-
dained November, 1867, at Davenport, Iowa; pastor nf Colona U. P. Church from 1869 to
1876; also pastor of Pleasant Unity U. P. Church since 1874; married Miss Mary J. David-
son, of Illinois, in 1869; four children, two girls and two boys; Rep.

WILES CHAS., P.O. Green River; laborer; Rep; born England.

WILLIAMS E., P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Rep; born Wales.

WILLIAMSON JACOB, P.O. Briar Bluff; miner; Rep; born Pa.




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CHICAGO
EARLY SETTLER OF HENRY CO. AND LATE OF KCWANEE



HENKY COUNTY: COLONA TOWNSHIP. 265

WILLIAMS WM. A. Farmer, Sec. 29, P.O. Coal Valley; born in Wales in 1813; came to
Henry Co. in 1864; Rep; Cong; owns 160 acres land, vat. $6,000; married Miss Harriet
Andrews, of Wales, in 1840; has eight children, three hoys and five girls.

WITTER WM. H. Teacher, Colona; born 111. 1848; came to Henry Co. 1875; Rep;
Meth; graduated at Hedding College, Abingdon, 111. 1873; married Tillie M. Bestor, of
Knox Co. 111. in 1873; one girl, Mary.

WYNES S. N. Farmer, rents of mother-in-law, Mrs. Walker, P.O. Coal Valley; born in
Ohio in 1847; came to Henry Co. in 1867; Dem; Meth; married Miss Anna M. Walker, of
111. in 1871; one child.

WONENKEN HENRY, P.O. Coal Valley; laborer; Rep; born ta.

YONSON SWAN, P.O. Green River; farmer; Rep; Bapt; born Sweden; rents 240 acres.
YOUNG J., P.O. Briar Bluff; laborer; Rep; born England.



BUSINESS DIRECTORY.
COLONA VILLAGE AND TOWNSHIP.

Becht Anton, Wagon Maker and Blacksmith.

Brown 660. Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Notions, Boots, Shoes, Hats and
a full assortment of General Merchandise.

Chambers Lafayette, Carpenter.

Howard D. P. Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardwire, Grain and Produce.

Purdy Geo. E. Blacksmith.

Park & Hillier, Proprietors Coal Mine, Sec. 19, P.O. Coal Valley.

Sale R. R. Physician.

Smith Jacob, Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, &c.

BRIAR HILL.

Perry Chas. Proprietor and Manager Briar Bluff Coal Mines.



266 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS Of



ATKINSON TOWNSHIP.

A DATR JOHN G. Sec. 24, P.O. Atkinson; farmer; Rep; U. Pres; from Ireland.
*"* ALFRED C. B. Atkinson; book-keeper; Rep; from Vt.
ALLEN A. C. Atkinson; farmer; Rep; Bapt; from N.Y.

ALLEN G. G. Farmer, Sec. 28. P.O. Atkinson; born in Essex Co. N.Y. Sept. 30. 1826;
came to this county in 1855; Rep; F. Bapt; owns 80 acres of land, valued at $3,500; wife
was Ann Eliza Treat, born in Cayuga Co. N.Y. March 24, 1827; married Feb. 15, 1849; has
one child.

ALLEN S, Atkinson; farmer; Rep; Meth; from N.Y; 133 acres.

ALLEN S. B. Sec. 21, P.O. Atkinson; farmer; Rep; Meth; from N.Y; 80 acres.

ANDERSON A. Sec. 5, P.O. Geneseo; farmer; from Sweden; 40 acres.

ANDERSON CHAS. Sec. 14, P.O. Atkinson; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Sweden.

ANDERSON L. D. Atkinson, carpenter; Rep; from Maine.

ARMSTRONG L. Atkinson; laborer; Rep; from N.Y.

"D ABB ITT E. Atkinson; Rep; from N.Y.

BARRETT A. Sec. 15, P.O. Atkinson; farmer; Rep; Meth; from N. H; So acres.

BARTO O. D. Atkinson; mason; Dem.

BASS HENRY, Farmer, Sec. 14, P.O. Atkinson; born in Windham, Conn. Nov. 24, 1817;
came to this county in 1853; Rep; Meth; first wife was Mary Crandall, born in Conn; sec-
ond wife was Mary J. Clark, born in Ireland, June 4, 1836; married first, March 9, 1854;



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