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Rep; Universalist; value property $5,000; he removed to Pa. at an early age, and lived there
twenty-four years; came to this state and county in 1853, and has lived here twenty-four
years; one of the early settlers; he took academic course at Westfield, N. Y., and read
Medicine under Dr. Spencer of the same place, and graduated at the Eclectic Medical Col-
lege of Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1849; came to 111. in 1853; had charge of Public Schools at
Cambridge for four years; was elected to office Superintendent Public Schools of Henry Co.
in 1855; married Miss Catharine Austin, of Pa. April 4, 1850, she died Sept. 16, 1857; mar-
ried Miss Lizzie Dunbar, of Ky. July 9, 1862; she died June 27, 1869; has two children,
daughters, Lena K. Raymond and Lizzie D.

REINBERG PETER, Cambridge; carpenter; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

REPLEY A. Sec. 6; P.O. Cambridge; farmer; Dem; Meth; born Ohio; 106 acres land.

RICHARDSON E. D. Cambridge; postmaster; bookkpr. Henry Co. bank; Rep; Bapt; born Vt.

RIDEOUT CHARLES E. P.O. Ulah; merchant; Rep; Meth; born Maine.

RIDEOUT WILLIAM, P.O. Ulah; merchant; Rep; Meth; born Maine.

RIKER WILLIAM, Cambridge; carpenter; Rep; Meth; bora New Jersey.

RISHEL J. Cambridge; hardware; Rep; Meth; born Pa.

RISHEL P. S. Attorney, Cambridge; Rep; Lib; removed to Cambridge, 111. June, 1866,
from Bloomsburg, Pa. where he resided for a number of years; was admitted as an Attorney
in 1862; was married to Miss Nellie L. Thomas, March 18, 1863; she was a resident of
Bloomsburg, Pa; have one child, Maggie L. Rishel; has practiced his profession since 1862;
was a soldier in the late war, under Col. Brisban; at present holds office of Police Magis-
trate of the town of Cambridge, and now is practicing his profession as an Attorney at Cam-
bridge. 111.

ROBBIXS JACOB B. Farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Ulah; bora MonmouthCo. N. J. Nov. 25,
1832; Rep; Lib; owns 40 acres land, val. $2,000; lived in New Jersey about twenty-four
years, and came to this state in 1856; was in army three years Co. K, 78th Reg. 111. In-
fantry; was in battle Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, Lookout Mountain, with Sherman to the
sea; was honorably discharged; came to this county inl87l; holds office School Director and
Pathmaster; married Adeline E. Foster, Jan. I, 1868; she was born in Ohio, April 26, 1835;
they have four children, two boys and two girls.

ROBERTS E. S. Cambridge; farmer; Rep; Infidel; born Maine.

ROBLNSOX BRAYTON, Farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Cambridge; born in Camden, Oneida
Co. N. Y. June 13, 1826; Rep; Lib; owns 60 acres land, $2,500; he lived in State New
York about thirty-eight years, and came to Henry Co., State of Illinois, in 1864, and has
resided here since; he married Miss Ellen Finch, April 17, 1849; she was born in England,
in 1832; she came to this country in 1838; they have two children, one son, B. Sylvester,
Jan. 4, 1853; one daughter, Harriet E., May 24, 1856.

ROCKWELL S. Cambridge; blacksmith; Rep; Meth; born Indiana.



302 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

ROGERS J. W. See. 26; P.O. Ulah; lives with father; Rep; Free Thinker; born Ohio.

ROGERS JACOB. Sec. 23; P.O. Ulah; farmer; Rep; Frewill Bapt; born 111.

ROGERS JACOB G. Farmer, Sec. 26, P.O. Ulah; born Tuscarawas Co. Ohio, July I,
1831; Rep; Freewill Bapt; value of property $1,000; lived in Ohio 25 years, then removed
to this Co. and state in 1856, and has lived here 20 years; has held office of Township
Assessor and Pathmaster; he married Harriet S. Davidson, Sep. 10, 1850; she was born in
Harrison Co. Ohio, Sept. 30, 1832; they have eleven children, seven sons and four daugh-
ters.

ROGERS JOSEPH, P.O. Cambridge; farmer; Rep; Bapt. pref; born Ohio.

ROGERS T. B. Sec. 26, P.O. Ulah; lives with father; Rep; Lib; born Ohio.

ROOT A. M. Cambridge; grain and milling business; Ind; Lib; born N.Y.

ROSENQUIST CARL, Cambridge; works on railroad; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

ROWE A. N. Sec. 21, P.O. Ulah; laborer; Rep; Lib; born 111.

RUNDSTRUM J. C. Furniture Dealer, Cambridge; born in Sweden, Nov. 4, 1841; he
lived in Sweden 24 years, and came to this country in 1865; came to State of 111. same year,
and lived in Galesburg nine years; came to Cambridge, Henry Co. in 1876, and is engaged
in the manufacture and selling of furniture; Rep; Bapt; value of property $3,000; he married
Miss G. Lenburg, May 5, 1865; she died May 16, 1868; married Miss Emily G. Anderson,
of Galesburg, Oct. 8, 1870; have three children, two boys and one girl.

RUXTON A. H. Sec. 4, P.O. Geneseo; farmer for John Walker; Rep; Pres; born Scotland.

C ANBURN W. G. Cambridge; harness-maker; Dem; Lib; born 111.

^ SAND FRANK A. Cambridge; tailor; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

SADLER ROBERT H. Carpenter and Builder, Cambridge; born in Indiana Co. Penn.
Dec. 22, 1833; Rep; Meth; value of property $1,800; he lived in Penn. about 21 years, and
came to this state, in Henry Co. in 1855, and has lived here 21 years; one of early settlers; he
was in the army in the igth Reg. 111. Infantry under Col. J. B. Turchin; was discharged on
account of disability; has been engaged in carpenter and building business here for the past
eight years; he married Miss Maggie Fronk, Aug. 31, 1871; she was born in Juniata county,
Penn. Sept. 14, 1848; has three children.

STACKHOUSE J. P. Cambridge; restaurant; Rep; Lib; born Pa.

STONEY HENRY, Cambridge; carpet-weaver; Rep; Meth; born N.J.

SCHMIDT JOS. Cambridge; billiard-room; Dem; Lib; born Germany.

SCHMIDT JOSEPH, Billiard Room, Cambridge; born in Wurtemberg, Germany, Nov.
28, 1843; Dem; Lib; value of property $2,000; he lived in Germany about 15 years, and
came to this country in 1858; came to Geneseo, in this county, same year, and has lived here
over 18 years; he lived in Geneseo a number of years, and has been in business here two and
a half years; he married Miss Jennie Ramler in Nov. 1869, she was born in this county.

SCHMIDT WM. Cambridge; saloon-keeper; Dem; Luth; born Germany.

SCHUMACHER J. H. Farmer, Sec. 28; P.O. Ulah; born Germany, Aug. 23, 1820; Ind;
Luth; owns 200 acres land, value $12,000; lived in Germany nineteen years; sailed on the
ocean; went to Australia; crossed the ocean to this country five times; served in Grand-duke's
army of Oldenburg, Germany, and came to this country in 1846; came to this state same year;
came to this county in 1851, one of the early settlers; holds office of School Director and
Pathmaster; married Anna Carrie Grammer, June 6, 1848; she was born in kingdom of Han-
over, Jan. I, 1826; have five children; lost four.

SCOVILLE L. Sec. 31, P.O. Cambridge; farmer; Meth. pref; born Conn; So acres land.

SCOTT J. W. Farmer, Sec. 30, P.O. Cambridge; born Geauga Co. Ohio, Oct. 27, 1825;
Rep; Pres; owns 108 acres of land, value $6,480; lived in Ohio about 27 years; removed to
111. in 1852; was engaged in steamboating on the Mississippi river and tributaries from 1852
to 1866 as mate and captain; was in government service four-years, was in naval service; was
captain of Government Transport; was with Gen. Banks' expedition up Red River, and with
Gen. Sherman behind Vicksburg, and at battle of Pittsburg Landing; returned to this Co.
in 1866; has held office of Township Assessor two terms; married Mrs. Margaret Dill, for-
merly Margaret Martin, of Tennessee, in Oct. 1864; she had two children.

SCOTT ROBERT J. Farmer, Sec. 19, P.O. Cambridge; born Rappahannock Co. Va. Aug.
14, 1847; Dem; Meth; owns 78 acres, value $3,120; lived in Virginia eight years, and came
to this state, Henry Co. in 1855, and has lived here about 22 years, except short time in Iowa
and Missouri; married Miss Olivia Dancer, July 13, 1871; she was from Richland Co. Ohio,
born Jan. 25, 1854; she came to this state in 1859; lived in Fulton Co; went to Ohio, and
returned here in 1871.












Judge JULIUS S. HINMAN,
County Judge, Cambridge.



HENRY COUNTY : CAMBRIDGE TOWNSHIP. 305

SCOTT WM. Sec. 13, P.O. Cambridge; farmer, renter of J. Mascall; Dem; Lib; born Va.

SEATON BENJAMIN W. Publisher Praitit Chief, Cambridge; born in England, Jan.
13, 1825, and came to this country in 1830; settled in Utica, N. Y., and lived there about
19 years; came to State of Illinois in 1850; studied law in the office of the late Samuel
Beardsley, of New York; entered the office in 1846, and remained until 1850; engaging in
the printing business in Chicago, he did not enter the profession; lived in Chicago, and pub-
lished the Daily Argus; sold out the paper to the Democratic Press in 1852; went to Prairie
City, in McDonough Co. in 1857, and published the Prairie City Chronicle one year, and
came to this Co. in 1858; settled in Kewanee; published the Galva Union for two years;
lived on farm in Wethersfield four years; started the Prairie Chief in 1868; removed to
Toulon same year, and removed to this town in 1871; Dem; Epis; value of property $3,000;
married Miss Julia E. Bond in Utica, N.Y. Dec. 30, 1849; they have seven children, four
sons, three daughters; have lost three sons.

SEDEGREN CHAS. Cambridge; shoemaker; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

SHAFER H. A. Carpenter and Builder, Cambridge; born in Franklin, Center Co. Penn.
Jan. n, 1833; Rep; Lib; value of property $1,000; they lived in Penn. about 40 years; he
was a gunsmith by trade; came to Cambridge, Henry Co. in 1874; married Miss Sarah Jane
Miller, July 4, 1863; she was from Venango Co. Penn; they have two children, one son and
one daughter; have lost one son.

SHALLENBERGER THOS. M. Cambridge; attorney; Dem; Lib; born Stark Co. 111.

SHANNON J. E. Sec. 13, P.O. Cambridge; Rep; Pres. pref; born Pa.

SHEPARD CHAS. Cambridge; cooper; Dem; Lib; born 111.

SHEPARD WILLIAM H. Attorney, Cambridge; born in Norfolk, St. Lawrence Co.
N. Y. Sept. 18, 1836; he removed to Franklin Co. Vt. at an early age, and lived there about
24 years; he came to Cambridge, Henry Co. this state, Oct. 14, 1861, and has practiced his
profession for 15 years; Rep; Lib; value of property He was twice elected Super-
intendent of Common Schools at Fairfax, Franklin Co. Vt., the first time when 21 years old;
he represented this county and County of Rock Island, being the 2ist Senatorial District, in
the State Senate of Illinois; was elected in 1872; he married Miss Mary Jackson, Nov. 29,
1862; she was from Westford, Vt. born Jan. 30, 1840; they have one child, son, William H.
Shepard, Jr. born May 13, 1865.

SHERDEEN L. E. Sec. 28, P.O. Ulah; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

SHOEMAKER N. F. Cambridge; bakery and confectionery; Ind; Luth; born Europe.

SHRECK JESSE, P.O. Ulah; farmer; Dem; Christian Union; born Ohio; loo acres land.

SICKL/ER ROBERT, Butcher, Cambridge; born Germany, March 28, 1850; Dem; Lib;
he lived in Germany eighteen years, and came to this country in 1868; lived in Geneseo five
years; engaged in butchering business and has been in same business here about three years;
married Miss Caroline Shumaker, of Pink Prairie, March 5, 1874; she was born May 5, 1856,
they have two children one daughter, Jeanette, born Jan. 23, 1875; one son, born Jan, 19,
1876.

SMITJELE GrEO. C. Publisher Henry Co. Chronicle, Cambridge; born in Onondaga Co.
N.Y. July 28, 1838; he lived in New York State about twenty-five years; came to this state
and county in 1867; was in the army, in the 35th Reg. N.Y. Infantry, under Gen. McLellan;
he was mustered out as Regimental Commissary; Rep; Cong, pref; value property $6,000;
he married Miss Josephine C. Combs, Sept. 14, 1864; she was born in Cazenovia, N.Y. June
6, 1842; they have one child, daughter, Clara Louise, born Oct. 16, i86.

SMITH RICHARD, Cambridge, clerk; Rep; Cong, pref; born Ohio.

SNELL ALFRED, Cambridge; barber; Rep; Lib; born Ohio.

SODERBERG PETER, Sec. 27; P.O. Ulah; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; 60 acres.

SROTJFE G-EO. W. Carpenter, Cambridge; born in Ohio, Oct. I, 1826, and lived in that
State about twenty years, then removed to Kentucky and lived there about eleven years;
came to Cambridge, Henry Co. in 1857. and has lived here twenty years; one of the early
settlers; was in the army three years; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, and was elected Capt. Co. H,
H2th Reg. 111. Infantry; was wounded before Atlanta, Aug. 6, 1864; he was elected Sheriff
of Henry Co. in the Fall of 1866; was ordained minister of the Church of Christ, Feb. 16,
1868; Rep; Christian; married Miss Elizabeth P. Sroufe, Nov. 21, 1850; she was born in
Mason Co. Ky. Sept. 22, 1826; they have had six sons and one daughter, and have lost three
sons and one daughter.

SPEGEL FRED. Sec. 36; Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Germany; 80 acres land.

SPENCER JAMES, Cambridge; engineer; Rep; Meth; born Pa.

SPROUSE GEORGE F. lives with father, Sec. 31; P.O. Cambridge; Dem; Meth; born Mo.

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306 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

SPROUSE BENJAMIN, Farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Cambridge; born Augusta Co. Va. June
6, 1817; Dem; Meth. pref; owns 80 acres land, value $4,000; lived in Virginia about thirty-
four years; removed to this state and county in 1851, and has lived here twenty-five years;
holds office of Roadmaster; early settler; married Melinda Matheny, from Rockingham Co.
Va; she died Dec. 30, 1874; has two children, sons, and lost one son.

STACKHOUSE CHARLES, Sec. 10; P.O. Cambridge; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Pa; 187 ac.

STACKHOUSE WM. Farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Cambridge; born in Burlington, Vt. Feb. 9,
1814; Ind; Spiritualist; owns 160 acres land, value $9,600; removed to Pa. at an early
age, and lived there twenty-one years; came to this state and county in 1839, and has lived
here on this farm thirty-seven years; one of the few early settlers now living; he broke the
first prairie in this township; has carted his wheat to Chicago, 150 miles, and sold it for 44
cents per bushel; sold his pork for $1.25 per cwt; had to go to the Mississippi River to mill;
has held office of School Director; married Miss Abigail Congdon, March 2, 1837; she was
born in Wallmgford, Vt. June 23, 1820; they have five sons and lost ten children.

STEEL SAMUEL, Cambridge; druggist; Dem; Meth; born Ky.

STEINBAUGH WILLIAM, Ulah; laborer; Rep; Lib; born 111.

STEPHENS JOHN M. Farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Ulah; born in Knox Co. 111. Nov. 30,
1840; Rep; Meth; owns 80 acres land, value $5,000; lived in Knox Co. about twenty-one
yeas; lived in Stark Co. seven years; came to Henry Co. in 1868; has lived here eight years;
married Miss Martha Jane Brooks, Dec. 13, 1863; she was born in the State of Indiana,
Dec. 18, 1845; they have four children, two daughters and two sons; lost one son.

STEWART JAMES W. Lumber Dealer, Cambridge; born in Geneseo, Henry Co. 111.
on July 4, 1849; ne nas resided in this county twenty-seven years; was in the army, in the
I3gth 111. Infantry, Western Army, at Cairo, Columbus and Memphis; he has been in busi-
ness here for the past five years; firm of Stewart & Gaines, Lumber and Building Material;
Rep; Cong, pref; he married Miss Julia E. Gaines, April 29, 1868; she was from Geneseo,
Henry Co. Ill, and born March 21, 1848; they have three children, all sons; has held office
of Town Trustee the last three years.

STOREY THEO. Cambridge; carpenter; Rep; Meth. pref; born N. J.

STRAIGHT H. L. Cambridge; stock buyer; Rep; Lib; born Indiana.

STRATTON D. G. Sec. 19; P.O.Cambridge; farmer; Dem; Lib; born Ohio; 160 acres land.

STRATTON T. J. Cambridge; Rep; Lib; born Ohio.

STURGES LEVICK, Cambridge; shoemaker; Rep; Latter Day Saint; born Philadelphia, Pa.

STRUM E. Sec. 33; P.O. Ulah; farmer; Rep; Lib; born 111.

STRUM OLIF, Sec. 33; P.O. Ulah; farmer; Rep; Adv; born Sweden; 40 acres land.

STURM PETER, Sec. 14; P.O. Cambridge; farmer; Ind; Meth; born Ohio; 78 acres land.

SUTTON WM. H. Farmer, Sec. i; P.O.Cambridge; born in Ulster Co. N.Y. Sept. 30,
1837; Rep; Lib; lived in New York State about eighteen years, except two years in Michi-
gan; came to this state and county in 1856; has lived in this county twenty-one years; rents
farm of 400 acres of N. B. Gould; he married Miss Maggie Nichols, Oct. 4, 1864; she was
born in Sussex Co. N. J. Dec. 28, 1:844; they have two children : Ida N. born Sept. 30, 1870;
Ralph Henry, born Nov. 14, 1872.

SWANSON A. J, Cambridge; clerk; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

SWANSON JOHN H. Cambridge; clerk; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

SWANSON SWAN E. Cambridge; law student; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.



A. G. W. Cambridge; laborer; Dem; Lib; born 111.
- TALBOT E. H., P.O. Cambridge; lives with father; Sec. 16; Dem; Bapt; born 111.

TAL.BOT GENETTE Mrs. widow; Sec. 16; P.O. Cambridge; born Otsego Co. N.
Y. April 12, 1828; Lib; owns 78 acres land, value $4,000; she lived in New York State
about eighteen years; removed to this State and county in Oct. 1846, and has lived here over
thirty years; one of the oldest settlers; she married John Talbot in July, 1836; he was from
State of New York; he died Oct. 8, 1867; she has five children, one son and four daughters;
has lost five children.

TALBOT STEPHEN, Farmer; Sec. 16; P.O. Cambridge; born Otsego Co. N.Y. Dec.
it, 1820; Ind; Lib; 80 acres land, \alue $5,000; lived in New York State twenty-four years,
and removed to this state and county in 1844, and lias lived here over thirty-two years; one
of earliest settlers, no houses on prairie at that time; was in the army, in II2th Reg. 111. Inf.
under Gen. Sherman; he married Dency Tary, Jan. I, 1845; she was born Otsego Co. N.Y.
Dec. 3, 1828; they have eight children, five sons and three daughteis; lost two daughters.

TALHOT W. Cambridge; laborer; Rep; Bapt; born 111.



HENRY COUNTY ; CAMBRIDGE TOWNSHIP. 307

TALBOT WM. Farmer; Sec. 16; P.O.Cambridge; born in Otsego, N.Y. March 13, 1819;
Dem; Bapt; owns 100 acres land, value $7,500; he lived in New York State twenty-five
years, and removed to this state and county in 1844; was forty-five days coming by team;
has lived here over thirty-two years; one of few earliest settlers now living; only Judge Till-
son, W. A. Ayres and John Russell living in Cambridge then; has held the office of School
Trustee twelve years, has been School Director twenty-eight years, Justice of the Peace eight
years; he was the first member of the Baptist church in Cambridge; married Miss Mary
Terry March 7, 1840; she was born Otsego Co. N.Y. July 6, 1822; they have nine children,
six sons and three daughters; lost three sons.

TALLIAFEARO ROBERT, Cambridge; laborer; Lib; Bapt; born Va.

TALLIAFEARO WM. Cambridge; laborer; Lib; Lib; born'Va.

TARBOX H. A. Cambridge; laborer; Rep; Lib; born Mass.

TARBOX NELSON, Cambridge; restaurant; Rep; Lib; born Mass.

TARBOX NELSON Jr. Cambridge; mason; Rep; Meth; born Mass.

TATTERSHALL B. F. Farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Ulah; born in London Co. Va. June 6,
1817; Rep; Freewill Bapt; owns 80 acres land, value $5.ooo; lived in Virginia eight years;
lived in Ohio fourteen years; came to this State, Peoria County, 1839; lived there seventeen
years; came to Henry Co. 1856, has lived here twenty years; has held office School Director
and Roadmaster; married Barbara Isgrigg, of Ohio, in 1837; she died March 19, 1852; had
six children; married Lucinda Jenkins March 13, 1853; she was born Frederick Co., Va.,
March 17, 1824; have four children.

TATTERSHALL JOHN W. lives with father; P.O. Ulah; Rep; Freewill Bapt.

TEE WM. Cambridge; miller; Dem; Ind; born Eng.

TEE WM. B. Cambridge; miller; Ind; Ind; born Isle of Wight, Eng.

TENNEY L. L. Sec. 8; P.O. Cambridge; farmer; Ind; Univ; born 111.

TENXEY JOSEPH P. Farmer; Sec. 8; P.O. Cambridge; born Hillsboro Co. N. H.
Aug. 14, 1808; Ind; Lib; value of property $2,000; he lived in New Hampshire about twen-
ty-eight years; removed to this state in 1837, to Mercer Co., and lived there about thirty-
eight years; one of the earliest settlers; there was not a house within thirty-six miles east of
him at that time; built first house on prairie; he held the office of Justice of the Peace for
four years; his grandfather was captain in Revolutionary war; he married Miss Almira
Merryman April 4, 1839; she was born in Maine, March 15, 1815; she died Jan. 22, 1863;
has five children, and lost five children.

TERRY THOMAS, Cambridge; laborer; Rep; Lib; born Mass.

THATCHER MOSES W. Proprietor Thatcher House, Cambridge; born Norfolk Co.
Mass. Nov. 22, 1823; he lived in Mass, about fifteen years; went to Pa. in 1838. ived there
about three years; lived in New York State ten years, and lived in Ohio four years; he came
to this state and county in 1854, and has lived here twenty-two years; Rep; Lib; value of
property $5,000; he held the office of Justice of the Peace for eight years; has held the office
of Town Assessor and School Trustee; married Miss Rosina Terpenning Feb. 8, 1849; she
was born inCortlandCo. N.Y.; they have six children, five daughters and one son; have lost
one son.

THOMAS H. C. Cambridge; poultryman; Rep; Lib; born Maine.

THOMAS JACOB, Sec. 30; laborer; Ind; Lib; born Ind.

THOMAS M. Mrs. Sec. 30; widow; P.O. Cambridge; Luth; born Pa.

THOMPSON JAMES, Farmer; Sec. 31; P.O.Cambridge; born Fountain Co. Ind. July
17,1827; Dem; Christian Union; owns 172 acres, value $7,500; livedfin Ind. nine years, and
moved to Knox Co. 111. July 12, 1836, lived there fifteen years; came to this county in 1851,
and has lived here twenty-five years, except four years in Knox Co; has held the offices of
Supervisor, Road Commissioner, School Trustee and School Director; married Miss Adaline
W. Capps Nov. 3, 1850; she was from Vermillion Co. Ind. born Jan. I, 1731; they have five
children, one son and four daughters; lost two children.

TILLSOX JOSEPH Judge, P.O. Cambridge; bora Wrentham, Norfolk Co. Mass-
March II, 1801; he lived in State of Mass, about thirty-five years, and removed to this state
in 1836, and came to this county in 1837, and has lived here thirty-nine years; one of the ear-
liest settlers; there was no one living in this township at that time; he was so conversant
with the county in 1842 and i8d3 tnat he could name and locate every resident in the county;
he was Probate Justice of the Peace; he was elected Judge of Henry County; he held office
of ( 'ounty Surveyor, and also held office of Assessor; Rep; Cong; married Miss lulia Ann
Rogers, of New York City, in 1842; she died Jan. 15, 1870; he married Columbia A. Dunn
of Augusta, Ga. in 1874; he has three children, two sons and one daughter; one daughter
died in infancy.



308 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

TOMLINSON CHARLES, Cambridge; wagon maker; Rep; Bapt; born Maine.
TOMPKINS SPENCER. Cambridge; attorney; Ind; Epis. pref; born 111.



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PHAM G. A., P.O. Cambridge; Sec. 10; farmer; Rep; Lib; born N.Y.; 100 acres land.



WAN BRUNT J. W. Cambridge; farmer; Rep; Lib; born N.Y.
* VALENTINE O. V. Cambridge; grain elevator; Dem; Bapt; born Pa.

VANNICE WILLIAM J. Sheriff Henry Co. Cambridge; born in Montgomery Co. Ind-
Feb. 17, 1838; he lived in State Ind. fourteen years, and came to this state to Henry Co. in
1852, and has lived here over 24 years; one of the early settlers; he has held office of Town
Clerk and Assessor of Weller Township, in this county; he was elected Sheriff of Henry
County, in 1874, and re-elected in 1876; Rep; Pres; he married Miss Nellie R. Boland, Dec.
24, 1866; she was born in St. Lawrence Co. N.Y. Jan. 24, 1844; they have two children, one
son, William J. Vannice, jr. born Oct. 27, 1874, and one daughter, Emma E. Vannice, born
Jan. 5, 1870. Mr. Vannice taught school ten years.

VAUGHAN E. A. Cambridge; blacksmith; Rep; Lib; born Vt.

VINCENT M. L. Farmer, Sec. 15, P.O.Cambridge; born in Cattaraugus Co. N.Y. Jan. 28,
1836; Rep; Lib; owns 80 acres of land, valued at $4,000; he removed to this State, to Henry
County, 1843, and has lived here thirty-three years; one of the earliest settlers; only one or
two cabins in this town at that time; was in the army, in Co. C, H2th Regt. Til. Infantry;
was in battles Knoxville, Resaca, Atlanta, and others, and was wounded at Kelly's Ford;
married Miss Martha Clark, at Cambridge, March 23, 1866; she was born Fulton Co. Oct.
21, 1849; they have five children, four boys and one girl.

AWATERMAN D. Cambridge; Rep; Lib; born Pa.
** WATSON DAVID, Sec. 15; P.O. Cambridge; farmer for A. Malcom; Rep; Lib.

\VALKER A. B. Carriage Painter, Cambridge; born in Westmoreland Co. Pa. June 16,
1849; he removed to this State at an early age; came to this state. Henry County, in 1851;
and has lived here ever since; Rep; Lib; he married Miss Anna E. Scoville, Dec. 23, 1874,
she was from this state; they have one child, little girl, Lucia Isabell Walker, born Nov. 27,
I875-

WALKER DAVID, Farmer, Sec. 3, P.O. Cambridge; born in Aberdeen, Scotland, April
30, 1829; Rep; Pres; owns 160 acres of land, valued at 6,400; he lived in Scotland thirty-
nine years, and came to this country in July, 1868; came to State 111. to this county, same



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