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had five sons in the late war; one son (Marvin), was killed at Stone River battle; Geo. and
Solomon were nearly starved to death at Andersonville, were there nine months; name of wife
was Lois McKibben, born May 27, 1835, married June 2, 1850; had seven children, six
living; Alba W. born May 15, 1852; Myron H. born May 27, 1855; Sarah M. born May 30,
1858; Mary E. born Feb. 15, 1862; Samuel K. born May 7, 1866; Frank E. born April 23,
1871; Mrs. Sullivan had three brothers in the late war.

SULLIVAN W. H. Sec. 17; P.O. Orion; tenant; Rep; Lib.

SUTTON W. J. teacher; Dem; Lib; born Pa. 1851; came to 111. 1870.

SWANSON CARLE M. Farmer, sec. 34; P.O. Orion; born in Sweden, 1809; came to
this county in 1849; Rep; Luth; owns 56 acres, value $3,000; son of Charles G. of Sweden;
wife was Ann Eliza Johnson, born 1817, married in 1837; have three children: Charles G.
born 1838; Christina Charlotte, born 1843; Emma Matilda, born 1857; Charles G. married
Christina Louisa Erickson; Christina C. married John Johnson; Emma Matilda married
John Samuelson; Mr. Swanson was one of the earliest Swedish settlers.

SWANSON GUST. ALFRED, Farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Orion; born in Sweden, 1839;
came to this county in 1853; Rep; Luth; owns 154 acres of land, value $10,000; son of
John Swanson, who came direct to this county from Sweden, and died in 1869; Mr. Swanson's
mother is still living in Lynn Tp.; name of wife was Carolina Christina Larson; married
Jan. 25, 1869; have four children : Joseph Enoch, born May 10, 1870; Luther E. born Jan.
12, 1872; Christina Sophia, born May 29, 1873; Alfred Nathaniel, born June 17, 1875; Vol.
Co. H, H2th 111. I. as Alfred Swanson; honorably discharged at Greensborough, N. C. from
the U. S. service, June 20, 1865.

SWANSON C. G., P.O. Orion; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

SWANSON JOHN VICTOR, Farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Orion; born in Sweden, Sept. 6,
1835; came to this county in 1853; Rep; Luth; owns 240 acres of land, value $14,400;
elder brother of G. A. who, with his parents, came direct from Sweden, Jan. 8, 1846; name
of wife was Anna Maria Petterson, daughter of N. P. of this town; married March 28, 1863;
six children : Hannah May, born Feb. I, 1864; Joseph Albert, born Jan. 25, 1866; John
Nathan, born Oct. 13, 1868; Charlotte Amelia, born May 12, 1871; Luther Edward, born
Oct. 17, 1873; Charles Aaron, born Nov. 22, 1875.

SWANSON OSCAR, Sec. 29; P.O. Orion; tenant; Rep; Meth.

SWANSON OTTO, P.O. Orion; Rep; Luth; born Sweden, 1839; came to 111. 1868.

SWANSON SWAN, Sec. 16; P.O. Orion; tenant; Luth.

SWANSON S. J. Kep; Luth; farmer; born Sweden, 1847; came to 111. 1870.

SWANSON S. P. Sec. 34; P.O. Orion; farmer; Luth.

'"TREGO B. F. Sec. 34; P.O. Orion; farmer; Rep; Quaker.

TREGO EUGENE, Sec. 34; P.O. Orion; farmer; born Pa. 1851.

TALBOT ALFRED L. Tenant, Sec. 14; P.O. Orion; born Cambridge, in this county,
Aug. 15, 1851; Dem; Bapt; rents 80 acres of land of A. Dyal; son of William Talbot, who
was one of the pioneers of this county, and has nine children, six boys and three girls; the
latter are married and live in this county; the elder Mr. Talbot has been a leading and
official member in the Baptist Church of Cambridge for thirty years; Mr. Alfred L. married
Hannah H. Kane, of South Bend, Ind. Jan. 28, 1875; she was born Aug. 28, 1855; have one
daughter, Edna May, born Nov. 13, 1876.

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386 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

THOMAS GEORGE W. Nurseryman, Sec. 20; P.O. Orion; born in Litchfield County,
Conn. Jan. 24, 1843; came to this co nty in 1857; Rep; Bapt; son of William R. now of
Conn.; Vol. Co. C, H2th 111. I. under Col. Henderson; was engaged in the siege of Knoxville;
was on the right in the charge at Atlanta, Aug. 6, 1864, also at the battle at Nashville, and
remained under the Col. now a Genl. till the close of the war; name of wife was Emma A.
Farrand Allegan County, Mich, born June 5, 1858; married at Pierson, Montcalm Co.
Mich. Aug. 18, 1872; two children, Minnie May, born July 10, 1873; Mabel E. A. born Jan.
16, 1877.

TREGO H. Orion; postmaster; Rep; Lib.

TREGO H. S. Sec. 28; P.O.Orion; farmer; Rep; Lib.

TREGO JAMES, Retired; P.O. Orion; born in Bucks County, Pa. Aug. I, 1807; came to
this county in 1856; Rep; Quaker; son of Mahlon Trego; wife was Abbie V. Herron, born
April 6, 1806, in N. J.; married Feb. 24, 1834; two children, Scudder H. and Amanda H.;
Scudder H. married Emma A. Kinsey in 1855. and has two children, Joseph P. and Lizzie
B.; Amanda H. married Benjamin R. Blackfan.

TREGO SCUDDER H. Orion; carpenter; Rep; Lib.

TREGO THOMAS W. Farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Orion; born in this state, June 19, 1849;
came to this county, 1855; Rep; Lib; living on his father's farm, So acres, value $5,000; son
of H. S. and Rebecca B. Trego, of the Quaker faith, formerly from Bucks County, Pa.; his
father, H. S. first settled in Mercer Co. in 1840, and one of the first settlers of this town, and
has held many town offices; while living in Mercer Co. was among the sufferers by the great
tornado of 1844, when many of his friends and relatives lost their lives; Mr. Thos. W. has
one sister, who married Dr. Wm. L. Craig, of Pa. who died in 1873.

TURNER WM. M. Orion; laborer; Rep; U. Brethren.

"\7~ALENTINE E., P.O. Orion; Dem; born Pa. 1849; came to 111. 1854.
^ VALENTINE J. O., P.O. Orion; Dem; born Pa. 1822; came to 111. 1854.
VALENTINE R. D., P.O. Orion; Dem; came to 111. 1854.
VANCE J. M., P.O. Orion; retired; Rep; Meth.
VANDERVIER C. P., P.O. Orion; produce shipper; Dem.

DE CLARK, P.O. Orion; Rep; Lib; born W. Va.

WADE COLEMAN, P.O. Orion; teamster; Dem; born W. Va.

WADE MILTON, P.O. Orion; teamster; Rep; U. Breth.

WADE OLIVER P., P.O. Orion; Rep; Meth; born W. Va. 1838; came to 111. 1867.

WALLER STADT F. A., P.O. Sunny Hill; clerk; Rep; Luth.

WAL.LERSTADT LARS A. Farmer, Sec. 22; P.O. Orion; born in Sweden, Aug. 28,
1827; came to this county in 1852; Rep; Luth; owns 200 acres of land, val. $12,000; son of
John Wallerstadt; now holds the office of Trustee of the Lutheran Church; name of wife
was Sophia Erickson, born May 28, 1831, whose father emigrated to this county 1852; mar-
ried Dec. 31, 1853; have seven children living and three deceased, Frank Alexander, born
Nov. 29. 1854; Charles Joseph, born Sept. 17, 1857; Simon Lucius, born O t. 28, 1861;
Henry Cornelius, born Sept. 21, 1864; John Albert, born June 7, 1868; Lamiel Edwin, born
April 22, 1870; George William, born Aug. 3, 1872.

WARD ED. Sec. 18; P.O. Orion; farmer; Dem; Epis.

WARD FRED. B. Farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Orion; born in Washington", D. C., March 20,
1843; came to this county 1867; Dem; Univ; owns 226 acres, val. $12,000; son of Commo-
dore James H. Ward, U. S. Navy, who was killed at Mathias Point, Va. 1861, and grandson
of Col. James Ward, Hartford, Conn; Mr. F. B. Ward now lives upon a ^ Sec. of land lo-
cated with a land warrant given to his grandfather for services in the War of 1812; Mr.
Ward graduated in the Class of 1864 in the College of the City of New York; name of wife
was Julia B. Engle, daughter of Hudson B. Engle, of Orion; born Oct. 19, 1848; married
June 17, 1869; have four children, Sarah W. born April 24, 1870; Fanny B. born Sept. 1871;
Amy, born May 9, 1873; Ruth B. born Oct 18, 1875.

WARNER WILDER W. Farmer, Sec. 3; P.O.Orion; born Worcester Co. Mass. Oct. 10,
1828; came to this county in 1849; son of Elias and Mary A. Warner (maiden name Mary
A. Lawrence); Rep; Bapt; owns 400 acres of land, val. 20,000, and 800 acres in Kansas;
Mr. Warner came to Rock Island in 1848, ihen to this counly. and followed schcol leaching
about twelve years; has held (he offices of Justice of the Peace. Assessor, Supervisor nnd
Notary Public for several successive terms; was a member of llie 2Sth session of the Illinois
Legislature; name of wife was Olive Washburn, of Mass, born Jure 19. 1834; married Oct.
10,1854; have six children. Wilder W., born Aug. 10, 1855; Mary E., l;orn July 19.1857;
Wilmot S., born Feb. 22. 1859; Lawrence C'., born Feb. 27, 1861: F'rank C.. born Feb. 4,
1863; Maria A., bom Feb. 21, 1665; Mr. Wainer's grandfather, Eiias Watner, was in the
battle of Bunker Hill in the War of the Revolution.



HENRY COUNTY: WESTERN TOWNSHIP. 387

WELUVER R. P. Orion; Rep; Lib.

WASHBURN CHAUNCEY E. Farmer, -Sec. 2; P.O. Orion; born Springfield, Mass.
May 17, 1834; came to this county 1837; Dem; U. Breth; owns 160 acres of land, value
$8,000; son of Abisha Washburn, who emigrated with his family to this county in 1837;
died Aug. 31, 1873; Mr. Washburn's mother died in Michigan, while on a visit there, 1849;
name of wife was Emily Piatt, of Covington, Ind. born April 5, 1833; married March 28,
1857; have seven children, Ida M., born July 16, 1859; Charlotte, born Oct. 7, 1861; George,
born Oct. 20, 1863; Otis, born March 20, 1865; Edward, born Jan. 24, 1867; Eliza J., born
Aug. 19, 1868; Emma, born Feb. 22, 1874.

WAYNE WM. Sec. 9; P.O. Orion; farmer; Rep; Lib.

WEISS GEORGE, Sec. 17; P.O. Orion; tenant; Dem; Lib.

WEISS GEORGE, P.O. Orion; Dem; Lulh; born Germany 1846; came to Henry Co. 1851.

WETHERELL HORACE, P.O. Orion; Rep; Lib; born R. I. 1810; came to 111. 1859.

WESTERLUND PETER, Farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Osco; born in Helsingland, Sweden,
Aug. 10, 1839; came to this county in 1850; Rep; Luth; owns 320 acres of land, val. $19.200;
son of Eric A. Westerlund, who died 1869; Elizabeth, his mother, died on the ocean, while
coming to this country; holds the office of School Trustee; name of wife Elnora C. S. Hull-
man, born July 7, 1843; married Feb. 17, 1863; have six children, Oscar W., born Nov. 14,
1863; John A., born June 10, 1865; Augusta M , born June 5, 1867; Emma E., born March
13, 1869; Arndt L., born March 18, 1871; Peter E., born Jan. 24, 1876; Mr. Westerlund was
one of the twelve men who explored the Rio Grande River, in 1860; they started from
Pike's Peak with ox teams, without guides or road, in a southwesterly direction, as the gen-
eral make of country would lead them, until they reached the head waters of the river, then
followed it down to Albuquerque, New Mexico, then sold their outfit, and made three boats,
and, in opposition to all advice and appeals, started down the unknown river over eight long
rapids or falls, where no man was ever known to go before and come out alive; one of which
is a point where all the natives claim the river passes under the mountain, and proved it a
false idea, only having that appearance, caused by a right angle of the river, where the rocks
are 1,000 or more feet high; landed at El Paso safely, and sold their boats for $50 cash, as
trophies of a feat never before performed.

WILLIAMSON HIRAM, Orion, mason; Rep; Lib.

WILLIAMSON JOSEPH, Orion; carpenter; born Pa.

WILSON GKORGE, Sec. 15; P.O. Orion; farmer; Rep; Spiritualist.

WILSON J. S. Sec. II; P.O.Orion; carpenter; Rep; Meth.

WILSON JAMES, Sec. 8; P.O. Sunny Hill; tenant.

WILSON WILLIAM C. Farmer, Sec. I; P.O. Morristown; born in Norway, Feb. n,
1839; came to this county in 1857; Rep; Lib; owns So acres of land, val. $4,500; came to
the U. S. in 1853; stopped first at Quebec, Wisconsin, Iowa, and then to 111. in 1857; volun-
teer 37th III. I., under Col. White, of Chicago, afterwards was under Col. Black; was in bat-
tles of Pea Ridge, Prairie Grove. Chalk Bluff, siege of Vicksburg, and the fall of Mobile;
was honorably discharged at Camp Butler, 111; enlisted as a private and rose to a Captaincy,
and served in the United States Army four years and ten months; name of wife was Ellen
E. Showalter of this state, born July 2. 1845; married Dec. 6, 1866; have five children,
Mary E., born Oct. 2, 1867; Adella I., born Sept. 20, 1868; Clara A., born Oct. 28, 1869; J.
Canby, born May 6, 1873; Ralph K,, born April 6, 1875; lost one boy.

WOOD B. P. Sec. 4; P.O. Coal Valley; Rep; Lib.

WOOD C. S. Sec. 4; P.O. Orion; farmer; Rep; Lib.

WOOD TIMOTHf, Sec. 4; P.O.'Coal Valley; farmer; Rep; Lib.

WOOD TIMOTHY Jc Sec. 4; P.O. Coal Valley; Rep; Lib.

y OUNGQUIST JAMES A. Sec. 24; P.O. Osco; Rep; Luth.

BUSINESS DIRECTORY.

ORION.

Blackfan R. R. M. D., Breeder Poland-China, and Berkshire Pigs, from import-
ed stock.

Gabrielsotl Eric, Dealer in General Merchandise; Produce and Stock shipper;
sells Foreign Exchange and Passage Tickets to all European ports.



388 VOTERS AINU TAXPAYERS OF

Higgins Levi, Grain Dealer and Justice of the Peace.

Johnson, Lloyd & Co. Props. Union Flouring Mills. Custom work a specialty.

Keleher Danl. L. Breeder Poland-China, and thoroughbred Berkshire Pigs; also
Norman Horses not surpassed in the State. No pains has been spared in
the selection of this stock. Sold at reasonable terms. Res. Sec. 14.

Kinkaid M. P. Attorney at Law and Loan Office.

Knowles Thps. E. Livery and Exchange Stable. Free Hack in connection
with Orion House.

Owens & McCandless. Dealers in Groceries, Queensware, Hardware and Stoves.
Thomas GeO. W. Nurseries, Sec. 27, P. O. Orion.



LYNN TOWNSHIP.

ADAMS CHAS. Sec. 16; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Greenbacker; go acres, value $3,600.

ALMQUIST FRANK, Sec. 13; P.O. Lynn Center; farm laborer- Rep; born in Sweden.

ANDERSON A. G., P.O. Lynn Center; rents farm of R. M. Thompson; Rep; Luth; Sweden.

ANDERSON ANDREW, Sec. 21; P.O. Lynn Center; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden; 130 acres.

ANDERSON C. G. Lynn Center; furniture dealer; born in Sweden.

ANDERSON CHAS. G. Sec. 2; P.O. Lynn Center; farm laborer; Rep, born Sweden.

ANDERSON C. M. Sec. 6; P.O. Swedona; farmer; Rep; Luth; b >rn in Sweden; 70 ac. $2,800.

ANDERSON E. M. Sec. n; P.O. Lynn Center; rents farm of D. McKillop; Rep; Meth; 111.

ANDERSON EDWARD, Sec. 15; P.O. Lynn Center; farm laborer; Rep; Meth; born 111.

ANDERSON FRANK O. Sec. 35; P.O. Opheim; rents farm of Steven Stevenson; Rep; Luth.

ANDERSON J. FRANK, Sec. i; P.O. Osco; rents farm of John Swanson; Rep; Luth; Sweden.

ANDERSON J. O. Sec. 12; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; 480 acres.

ANDERSON PETER J. Sec. 30; P.O. Opheim; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden; So ac. $4,000.

ARASMITH JOHX W. Farmer, Sec. 18; P.O. Lynn Center; born in Henry Co. 111. in
1835; Rep; owns 300 acres land, value $15,000; was School Director one year, and Collector
one year; married Rosilla M. Derby, of Illinois, in 1862; seven children: Alvin J., Fred A.,
Ida M., Minnie M., Hattie O , Lillie P., and Fannie A.

ASK JOHANAS, Sec. 5; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; born in Sueden; IO acres.

ASTROM CHAS. Sec. 36; P.O. Opheim; farmer; Rep; Luth; boni Sweden; So acres, $3,200.

T) AKD C. L. Sec. 5; I'.O. Orion; farmer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden; 88 ac. val. $3,520.

BERGQUIST J. P. Sec. 35; P.O. Opheim; farmer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden; iSoac.

BERGSTRON ANDREW, Sec. 2: P.O. Lynn Center; rents farm of Mrs. Westerland; Rep.

BEXGrSTON B. F. Farmer and Slock Raiser, -Sec. 15; P.O. Lynn Center; born in Sweden
in 1849; came to Henry Co. in 185:; Rep; Luth; owns 153 acres land, value $6,500; served
as Collector one year; Constable two years; married Gustava Charlotte Anderson, of Sweden,
in 1870; three children, names: Arved Ulysses, Gustava Klizabeth, and Adelia Gustina.

BEXGrSTOX Gr. Farmer and General Merchant, Sec. 14; P.O. Lynn Center; born in Sweden
in 1837; came to Henry Co. in 1852; Rep; Luth; owns 160 acres land, store, merchandise,
etc., value $14,000; has been Town Clerk eight years; Supervisor one year; School Trustee
three years; married Anna L. Swanson, of Sweden, in 1860; seven children, named: Frans
A., Anna M., Augusta E., Ida J., John W.. Johanna A., and Carl G.

BJORKLUMD N. P., P.O. Lynn Center; laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; house and lot.

BLACKMAX C. V. Mrs. Lynn; Postmistress; widow of Judge H. C.; born Pa. 1823;
came to county 1872; he served in the 8th Kansas V. L. 2nd Lieut, three years, promoted to
Major and Lieut. Colonel, and died at Holly Springs, Miss., while in the service; Mrs. Black-
man has been Postmistress four years; two children, Theodore V. and Cornelia L.

BLOS3 ANDREW, Sec. 6; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer and blacksmith; Rep; Luth; Sweden.

BOGR.EM CHAS. Sec.32; P.O. Opheim; fanner, rents of Victor Hultgren; Rep; Luth; Sweden.

BJLTKN3TEKN \VM. V. Sic. 24; P.O. An.lover; fanner; Rep; Pres; Prussia; 600 ac. $2,400-



HENRY COUNTY : LYNN TOWNSHIP. 389

BRIGGS JOHN, Farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Opheim; born in Sweden in 1830; came to Henry
Co. 1852; Rep; Lutli; owns 165 acres, val. $8,000; married Sarah Lena Johnson, of Sweden,

in 1860; five children : Chas. August Swan Alfred, John Aimer, Saml. Manuel, and Hulda

Josephine.

BKOLINE A., P.O. Lynn Center; laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.
BROODEEN ANDREW, Manufacturer of Harness, etc., Lynn; came to Henry Co.

in 1867; born in Sweden in 1843; Rep; Luth; owns house shop, lots, merchandise, etc. val.

$1,500; married Carrie Hallquist, of Sweden, in 1873; one girl, name Beda I'.cata.
15URNISON HALENA Mrs. Sec. 18; widow of Jonas Peter, farmer; born Sweden; 40 acres.

/^ALKE JOHN P. Sec. 15; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer, lives with father; Dem; born 111.

^- CARLSON C. J. Sec. 19; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; Sweden; 240 ac. $9,600.

CARLSON C. J. Sec. 21; P.O. Opheim; farmer, rents Gustav Johnson; Rep; Luth; Sweden.

CHARLESTON C. A. Sec. 35; P.O. Opheim; farmer; Rep; Luth; Sweden So acres, $3,200.

CLARK EDWARD P. Sec. 15; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer, with father; Dem; Pres; wife; child.

CLARK W3I. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 10, P.O. Lynn Center; born in Ireland in
1819; came to Henry Co. in 1840; Dem; Pres; owns 350 acres land, val. $18,000; married
Almira Pillsbury, of Grafton Co. N. H. in 1842; five children, names: Esther A., Louisa A.,
Amelia R., John P., and Edward P.



C. O., P.O. Lynn Center; laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.
-' ERICKSON E. A. Sec. 12; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer, rents of S. P. Johnson; Rep; Luth.

T?AHR FRANK, P.O. Lynn Center; farm-laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

FROST PETER, Sec. 15; P.O. Lynn Center; laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

/^ABRIELSON AUGUST, Sec. 8; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; Sweden; 450 acres.

*-* GABRIELSON JOHANAS, Sec. 8; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

GABRIELSON \VM. Sec. 4; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; 111; 190 acres, $7,600.

GRAN C. J. Sec. it; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; Sweden; 80 acres, $3,200.

GTJSTAFSON A. >I. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 29; P.O. Opheim; born in Sweden
in 1840; came to Henry Co. in 1851; Rep; owns 160 acres land, val. $8,000; was Private in
H2th I.V.I., Co. D; promoted to Corporal; served three years; Town Clerk one year; Col-
lector one year; married Johanna Sophia Charlson, of Sweden, in 1866; three children:
Alme N., Ina Afiesene, and Allen Abraham.

GUSTAFSON G. \V. Sec. 30; P.O. Opheim; farmer; Rep; Meth; Sweden; 160 acres, $6,400.

GUSTUS NELSON, Farmer, Sec. 30; P.O. Opheim; born in Sweden in 1836; came to
Henry Co. in 1854; Rep; Luth; owns 265 acres land, val. $12,000; has been Assessor seven
years; married Clara Matilda Magnusson, of Sweden, in 1862; three children: John Edwin,
Oscar Theodore, and Hulda Redovina.

T T ARDY J. Lynn Center; auctioneer; Rep; born Pa.

HANSON C. J. Sec. 6; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer: Rep; Luth; Sweden; 200 ac. $6,000.

HANSON SWAN, Sec. 6; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; Sweden; 40 acres, $1,600.

HEGREN F. O., P.O. Lynn Center; basket-maker; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

HENRY ANDREW, Farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lynn Center; born in Sweden in 1828; came
to Henry Co. 1853; Kep; I.uth; owns 240 acres land, val. 12, ooo; married Caroline Ma-
tilda Johnson, of Sweden, in 1857; six children: John Alfred, Chas. August, Frans Albert,
Hilda Christina, Emma Sophia, and Lydia Otelia.

HILBRING HENRY. Sec. 16; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Germany; So acres, $3,200.

HOAG IRA G., P.O. Opheim; station agent St.L., R.I. & C. R.R; born 111.

HOGREN OTTO, Sec. I; P.O. Lynn Center; brick-maker; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

HOLADAY GEO. Sec. 18; P.O. Lynn Center; farm-laborer; Rep.

HOLM SWAN, Sec. I; P.O. Lynn Center; brick-maker; Rep; Luth; Sweden; 4 ac. $1,600.

HOOLTGREN J. V. Sec. 32; P.O. Opheim; farmer; Rep; Luth; Sweden; 128 acres, $4,800.

HOOGNER SAML. Sec. 19; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Sweden; owns 120 acres, val. $4,800.

HULTMA.N A. I'. Lynn; tailor; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; owns house and lot.

T SKAELSON A. 1'. Sec. 20; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Meth; owns 120 ac. val. $4,800.
ISRAELSON JOHN, Sec. 20; farmer, with father, A. P; Rep; Meth.



890 VOTERS AUD TAXPAYERS OF

JACOBSON P. A., P.O. Opheim; carpenter; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.
JOHANSON NELS, Sec. 24; P.O. Andover; farmer; Rep; Meth; owns 70 ac. val. $2,800.
JOHNSON ALEXANDER, Sec. 36; P.O. Andover; farmer; Rep; Luth; 120 acres, $4,800.
JOHNSON A. J. Sec. 10; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; no acres, val. $4,400.
JOHNSON C. J. Sec. 8; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; rents; own house; born Sweden.
JOHNSON C. M. Sec. 35; P.O. Opheim; Rep; Luth; 100 acres, val. $6,400; born Sweden.
JOHNSON GUST. Sec. 6; P.O. Swedona; Rep; Luth; 20 acres, val. $Soo; born Sweden.
JOHNSON GEO. HENRY, Farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Opheim; born in Henry Co. 111. in

1849; Rep; Meth; owns 200 acres, value $10,000; married Anna Engstrum, of 111. in 1871;

one girl, Dora Levina.
JOHNSON HENRY, Farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Lynn Center; born in Sweden in 1827; came

to Henry Co. in 1852; Rep; Luth; owns 120 acres land, value $6,000; married Hellen

Christena Swanson, of Sweden, in 1858; three children, Ida Carolina, Henry William, and

Hanna Christena.

JOHNSON JACOB A. Farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Opheim; born in Sweden in 1845; came
to Henry Co. 1849; Rep; Luth; owns 80 acres, value $3.700; married Emma Jane Ander-
son, of Sweden, in 1870; three children, Henry Alfred, Verney Edward, and Fred. Almor.

JOHNSON J. P., P.O. Lynn Center; farmer and crpenter; Rep; Luth; 20 acres, $800; Sweden.

JOHNSON JOHN V. Sec. 25; P.O. Ophiem; farmer; Rep; Luth; owns 80 acres.

JOHNSON MARGARET Mrs. widow of J. F. Sec. II; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; 240 acres.

JOHNSON OSCAR, P.O. Lynn Center; laborer; Rep; born Sweden.

JOHNSON OTTO Mrs. Sec. 27; P.O. Opheim; farmer; 108 acres, val. $4,300; born Sweden.

JOHNSON PETER, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 28; P.O. Opheim; born in Sweden,
1829; came to Henry Co. 1857; Rep; Luth; owns 160 acres land, value $8.000; has been
Postmaster five years. School Director three years; married Fredricka Pearson, of Sweden,
in 1851; four children, named Peter A., Anna Matilda, Ellen Adean, and Emma Louise.

JOHNSON PETER, Sec. 7; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; 50 acres, val. $2,000.

JOHNSON SWAN P. Farmer, Sec. 12, P.O. Andover; born in Sweden, in 1832; came
to Henry Co. in 1853; Rep; Luth; owns 466 acres land, value $25,000; was School Direc-
tor six years; married Christine Peterson, of Sweden, in 1856; has five children, named
George W. John A. Ida M. Frank L. and Hulbert J.

T ARSON ANDREW, Sec. 27; P.O. Opheim; renter S. P. Johnson; Rep; Luth; 80 acres.

*- LARSON ANDREW, Sec. 27; P.O. Opheim; farmer; lives with son; Rep; Luth.

LARSON A. J. Sec. 8; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; owns 240 acres.

LARSON B. K. Sec. 18; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; 120 acres.

LARSON C. M. Sec. 20; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; owns 150 ac.

LARSON CHAS. V. Sec. 14; P.O. Lynn Center; farm laborer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

LARSON ERIC, Sec. 23; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; 290 acres.

LARSON FRANK, Sec. 27; P.O. Opheim; farmer with father; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

LARSON FRANK L. Sec. 27; P.O. Opheim; farmer, renter; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

LARSON JOHN, Sec. 17; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden; 132^ ac.

LARSON OL/EF, Farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Lynn Center; born in Sweden in 1840; came to
Henry Co. in 1862; Rep; Luth; owns 60 acres land, value $2,400; married Anna Sophia
Hegg, of Sweden, in 1868; two children, named Frank Oscar, Esther Julia.

LARSON O. W. Sec. 30; P.O. Opheim; farmer with P. I. Anderson; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

LARSON WM. P.O. Lynn Center; farmer with father, B. K.; Rep; Luth.

LAWSON ANDREW, P.O. Opheim; farm laborer with father, F. L.; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

LAWSON FRANK L., P.O. Opheim; farmer; rents 86 acres; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

LEIF CHAS. Sec. u; P.O. Lynn Center; laborer on R.R.; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

LEMBKE WM. Sec. 17; P.O. Lynn Center; farmer; Dem; born in Germany.

LINCOLN II. N. Opheim; laborer; Rep; born in Sweden.

LINCOLN JOHN N. Opheim; constable; Rep; born in Sweden.

LINCOLN NELS. N. Gen'l Corns.; P.O. Opheim; born in Sweden in 1842; came to
Henry Co. in 1872; Rep; Luth; was :st Sergt. in the Illh U.S. Vts. Co. E, one year and
a half; honorably discharged; married Caroline Charlson, of Illinois, in 1867; three children.



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