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Nelson, April 12, 1853; she was from N.Carolina; she has five children.

BROWN JEREMIAH J. Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 36, P.O. Galva: was born in
New Hampshire, in May, 1829, came to this Co. 1858; Ind; L'b; owns 160 acres, valued at
sS.ooo; became to this state, Sept. 25, 1845; to this Co. 1858; has held office of School
Director, School Trustee, and Supervisor; he married Catharine Protsman in 1852; she was
born in Holland; they have nine children; four sons and five daughters : Francis E., Hattie
J., Augusta A., Fred B., T. S., Clara E., Jennie A., Edward W., Jos. H.
BRYANT O. S. Nekoma; druggist; Rep; Lib; born Long Island, N.Y.
BURG A. Sec. 17, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; 41 acres.
BUSHI\ T ELL LEONARD, Sec. 36, P.O. Galva; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Vt.

/""ADY STEPHEN, Bishop Hill; Rep; Meth; born Ohio.

^-' CADY S. H. Bishop Hill; shoemaker; Ind; Lib; bom Ohio.

CARLSON CHAS. Sec. 7, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; rents of Poppy; Rep. Meth; Sweden.

CARLSON C. A. Sec. 22, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents of Dr. Babcock; Rep; Lib.

CARLSON JOHN, Sec. 31, P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.



492 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

CARLSON J. C. Sec. 7, P.O. lUshop Hill; farmer; rents of Poppy; Rep; Meth; Swede.

CARLSEN S. Sec. 7, P.O. Bishsp Hill; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

CHAISKR JOHN P. Lumber and Grain business, Bishop Hill; bom Sweden, Jan. I.
1844; Prohibitionist; Lib; lived in Sweden six years, and came to this country in 1850; came
to this state and Co. the same year, to Bishop Hill; he is a graduate of Western Business
College at Galesburg; he has traveled through this state, and has been engaged in lumber
business five years; has been Freight and Ticket Agent P. & R.I. R.R. for the past 6 years;
has held office Trustee this town; married Betsey C. Lindbeck, Feb. 5, 1870; she was born
in Sweden, 1848; have two children, girls.

COX FREDERICK, Sec. 34, P.O. Galva; fanner; Meth; born Eng.

CHRISTOPHER WM. Bishop Hill; merchant; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

"pVAHLGREN H. Sec. I, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Meth; born Sweden; 167 acres.
*-' DAHLGREN SAML. Sec. I, P.O.' Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Meth; born 111; 50 ac.
DAVID W. Sec. 8, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Dem; Bapt; born Ohio; 7 acres.

T7KLUND A. G. Sec. 34, P.O. Nekoma; farmer, rents of Headland; born Sweden.

*-* ELSE JOHN, Sec. 35, P.O. Altona; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Eng.

ELBLOM JONAS, Farmer. Sec. 25, P.O. Bishop Mill; born in Sweden, Dec. 25, 1833;
came to this Co. 1846; Rep; Meth; owns 52 acres, value $2,600; he came to this town with
the colony that settled at Bishop Hill; married Catharine Cidequist, 1860; she was born i
Sweden; she died April I, 1863; one child, name, Olive; married Miss J. B. Bjork, March 3,
1865; she was born in Sweden, in 1840; lias four children, named, Augustus, Olof, Christine,
and Jonas.

ENGLAND CHAS., P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

ENGSTROM PETER, Nekoma; blacksmith; Luth; born Sweden.

ERICKSON ANDREW, Sec. 17. P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; 38 ac.

ERICKSON ANDREW, Sec. 16, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Kep; Luth; born Sweden; 12 ac.

ERICKSON CHARLES, Sec. 17; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden; 38 ac.

ERICKSON CHARLES H., P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Lib; born Sweden; 60 acres land.

ERICKSON CHARLES J. Sec. 16; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

ERICKSON H. Sec. 17; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; born Sweden; 64 acres land.

ERICKSON J. Sec. I; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth: born Sweden; 103 acres land.

ERICKSON JOHN, Sec. 24; P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Ind; Lib; born Sweden.

ERICKSON JOHN A. Sec. 13; P.O. Bishop Hill; Ind; Lib; burn Sweden; 23 acres land.

ERICKSON JONAS L. Sec. 13; P.O. Bishop Hill; Ind; Lib; born Sweden.

ERICKSON L. Sec. 17; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents of Stoneberg; Ind; Lib; born Sweden.

ERICKSON LARS, Sec. 15; I'.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Sweden; 109 acies.

ERICKSON LEWIS, Sec. 15; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Sweden; 109 acres.

ERICKSON PETER, Sec. 13; I'.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; Meih; born Sweden; 60 acres land.

ERICKSON PETER, Sec. 12; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Meth; born Sweden; 92 ac.

ERICKSON SWAN, Sec. 21; farmer, rents of Beck; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

ERICSON E. Bishop Hill; blacksmith; Ind; Lib; born Sweden.

ERICSON EDWARD, Bishop Hill; laborer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

ERICSON" JOHN A. Town Collector, Bishop Hi']; born Sweden June 29. 1852; Ind;
Lib; owns 40 acres land, value $2,ooo; he has lived in this town and county for twenty-four
years; was Clerk in store, and has been engaged in Farming, and has held office of Collector;
also holds office of Constable this township for the past two years; his parents came here
with colony, 1847; his mother is now living; his father was shot and killed in 1870.

ERICSON I-iARS, Farmer, Sec. 15; P. O. Bishop Hill; bom in Sweden; February, 1842;
Rep; Lib; owns 109 acres, value $4.360; he came to this country with his parents in 1847.
and settled at Bishop Hill; he enlisted in the 57th III. Inft. and served four years; married
Elizabeth Jones, 1865; she was born in this county; has three children, named John E.,
Elmer, and Laura A.

ERICSON OLOF, Fanner. Sec. 16; P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden, June II, 1843;
Rep; owns 64?^ acres land, value $3,000; lived in Sweden twenty four years, and came to
this country in 1867, and came to this slate and county, to Galva. July 23, 1867; left Swe-
den 24th June; just one month and one day from time they started; has held oliice of Road-
master; married Miss Betsey Olson Feb. 15, 1868; she was born Sweden in 1840; have four
children, three girls and one boy; Clara Matilda, Al'ce Laurena, Charlot'e Margaret, Frans
Theodore.




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HENRY COUNTY-: "WECLER TOWNSHIP. 495

T7ALK C. G. Sec. 2; P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Iiul; Lib; born Sweden.

* I-'ALK JOHN, Sec. 9; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents O. Oltsbergfarm; Ind; Meth; Sweden.

FEKMAN JAMES, Sec. 30; P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Kep; Lib; born Pa.

FLORIN ABRAHAM, Bishop Hill; Kep; Meih; born Sweden.

FOREMAN JOHN O. Bishop Hill; shoemaker; Ind; Lib; born Sweden.

FOKSBEKG- LARS, Farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Bishop Hill; Kep; Lib; owns 44 acres, value
$l,6co; he was born in Sweden, lSl6, and came to this town 1847; he married Mary Lotta
Anderson Feb. 10, 1850; she was born in Sweden 141)1 January, 1818, and came to America
1846; has one son, named Peter; lost one.

FORSBEKG PETER, Sec. 25; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Lib; lives with father.

FORSE QLOF, Bishop Hill; laborer; Kep; Lib; born Sweden.

FOKSE S. Bishop Hill; laborer; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

FRIEND JACOB J. Sec. 32; P.O. Nekoina; fanner; Dem; Advent; born Pa; 160 acres.

/~" AKRIELSON G., P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; born 111.

Vj GABRIELSON O. Sec. 21; P.O. Bishop Hill; lives with father.

GARRIELSON CHAS. A. Farmer. Sec. 13; P.O. Bishop Hill; born Sweden, Jan. 24,
1842; Rep; Meth; owns 75 ' , acres land, $4,;oo; lived in Sweden twenty years, and came to
this country 1862; has lived here sixteen year-; has held offic; one of Trustees of this town;
married Miss Anna Johnson Jan. 26, 1866; she was born in Sweden in 1843; they have one
child, Lina Gabrielson, bprn in April, 1870.

GABRIELSON OLOF, Sec. 23; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden; 75 ac.

GILJAM SWAN, Bishop Hill; carpenter; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

GRAMMER JOHN H. Fanner, Sec. 4; P.O. Bishop Hill; born Hanover, Germany, June
18, 1820; Dem; Luih; owns 250 acres, $18,000; lived in Germany twenty-six years, and came
to this country in 1847, and to this county Jan. 9. 1848, and has lived here twenty-nine
years; held office of Road-master two years; married Mary Coldy, formerly Mary Fenn,
Jan. 13, 1853; she was born in Cambridge, Eng. [an. 16, 1821; she came to this country in
1838, and has lived here thirty-eight years; not a house on the prairie at that time; he has
three children, and she had three children.

GUA>IMKR WM. Sec. 3; P.O. Bi.sh.jp Mill; farmer; Dem. Lib; born Hanover, Germany,
in Sept. 1817; Dem; Lib; owns 287 acres land, value $14.350. He lived in Germany 26 years;
came to this country in 1843; came to this state and county same year; has lived here 33 years;
one of the earliest settlers; only two or three houses here when he came; married Anna Dickson
March 4, 1868; she died March 20, 1870; married Anna Atchison Dec. 20, 1876; she was born
in England.

TTADEN KATY Mrs. Sec. 31; P.O. Nekoma; farmer.

HAGBERG LARS, Sec. 26; P.O. Bishop Mill; farmer; Rep. Lib; born in Sweden.

HAGBERG ERIC. Sec. 27; P.O. Bishop Mill; farmer; Ind. Lib; bo-n in Sweden 1825;
73 acres, value $55 per acre. He came to this country 1847; is one of die oldest settlers.
Married Anna Larson in 1852; she was born in Sweden in 1820. Lost one son named
Jacob Ericson, and has one adopted son named Elias.

HALL EDMUND, Sec. 4; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Kep. Lib; born Yorkshire, Eng-
land, Fe;>. 27, 1839; owns IT3 acres land, value $5.650; lived in England n years; came to
this country in 1850; came to this state to IVoria; lived there five years; lived in south four
years, and came to this county 1859. and has lived here 1 8 years. Has held the office of
'imissioner of Highways and School Director. Married Miss Kate Harrison Fell. 19,
IS6S; she was born in BrimlieUl, IVoria county, Oct. I, 1836; three children, Edwin Stan.ton,
born June if), 1870; Addie Ivate; March 21. 1472; Frank Hall, "Dec. 30, 1874.

HALL JOHN" I. Sec. 10; P.O. Bishop Mill; farmer; Ind: Epis; born Norfolk, England,
Aug. 6, 1818; owns 400 acres land, value $20.000. He lived in England about 31 years, ex-
cept two years spent in I'anada; came to this country 1849; came to this sla e and county in
June 1850; has lived here over 26 years. He bought S.E. '/ sec. 4, this town, fora blind
mare and an old pair of oxen, twunly-four y o make shingles; they were legal

tender at that time. Married Miss Eli/.a Fenn Jan. 9, 1848; she was born at Cambridge-
shire, England. June 4, 1827; have two children, daughters.

HALL THOMAS, Sec. 4; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep. Lib; born England Feb. 2,
1848; owns 115 acres, value $5.750. Me came from England at an early age to this country
in 1849; came to Illinois, and lived in Peoria five years; came to Henry Co. in 1854, and has
lived here 22 years. Has held the office of Roadmaster. Married Miss Martha Lamb Oct.
30, 1869; she was born in Trivoli township, Peoria Co., March 15, 1851; have one child,
Almeda Hall, born Oct. 30, 1870.

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496 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

HALL EDMUND, Sec. 4; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born in England.

HALLSTROM PETER, Sec. 26; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Lib; born in Sweden.

HARD ANNA Mrs. Sec. 10; P.O. Bishop Hill; widow; Epis; born in Swden; properly $300.

HAWKINSON PETER, P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; works for P. Larson.

HEADLAND HELENA Mrs. Sec. i; P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden Jan. 14,
1836; Metli; 107 acres land, value $5,350. She lived in Sweden 14 years, and came to this
country in 1850; came to this state and county to Bishop Hill same year, and has lived here
26 years. She married Olof Headland Dec. 16, 1861. He was born in Sweden Dec. 8, 1830,
and died in April 1873. She has one son, John Eric, born Sept. 18, 1862; Oliva Helena, born
Aug. 31, 1866, died Nov. 19, 1872.

HEADLAND MATTHEW, Sec. 34; P.O. Altona; farmer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

HEADLOFF P. Sec. 28; P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

HEDBURG JOHN, Nekoma; laborer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

HEDBERG JOHN, Sec. 17; P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

HEDEEN Mrs. Sec. 13; P.O. Bishop Hill; widow; Luth; born Sweden; 77 acres land.

HEILDBRAND WM. H. P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer, Lib; born in Sweden.

HELBORN NELS, P.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; Adv; born in Sweden.

HENDERSON CHARLES, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Dem; Lib; born in Sweden; 40 acres.

HIER G. W. Sec. 3; P.O. Bishop Hill; lives with father; Ind; Lib; born 111.

HIER H. G. Sec. 3; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Hanover, Germany, March
25, 1822; owns 700 acres land, value $35,000; lived in Germany 22 years; came to this
country 1844; came to this state and county same year, and has lived here over 32 years; one
of the earliest settlers; only one house between here and Lafayette, 12 miles off. Has held
the office of School Director and Pathmaster. Married Mary Elling Dec. 1843; she was born
Hanover, Germany, Jan. 16, 1824; they have eight children, four sons and four daughters;
lost two children.

HOAR HENRY J. Bishop Hill; Hotel; Dem; Lib; born in England.

HOARE HENRY J. P.O. Bi-hop Hill; hotel and farmer; Dem; Lib; born on the sea.

HOARE JOHN, Sec. n; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Dem; Lib; born England.

HOARE SAMUEL, Sec. n; P.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; Lib; born in Devonshire, England,
Jan. 6, 1814; owns 261 acres land, value $13,050. He lived in England 38 years; came to
this country in 1851, and removed to this state and county same year, and has lived here 25
years; an early settler. Married Ann Parnell in Dec. 1837; she was from Devonshire, Eng-
land, in 1818; have three children, two sons and one daughter; lost one daughter.

HODEE S. Bishop Hill; shoemaker; Dem; Adv; born Sweden.

HOLLANDER HANS M. Sec. 24; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Ind; born Sweden
Oct. 9, 1839; w ns loo acres land, value 5,000; lived in Sweden 6 years; came to this coun-
try 1847; come to Bishop Hill in this county same year, and has lived here 29 years; an early
settler. Has held the office of Overseer Highways. Married Christine Backlene in Nov.
1871; she was born in Sweden 1844; have three children, all girls.

HOLLANDER N. J. Bishop Hill; Meth; born Sweden.

HOLLFAST OLOF A. Nekoma; laborer; Rep; Lib; born in Sweden.

HUNT H. C. Sec. 9; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Dem; Epis; born England; So acres land.

HURLBUT CHAS. Sec. I; P.O. Galva; Rep; Lib; born in Northampton March :o, 1840;
owns 225 acres land, value $12,000; came to Rochester, Peoria county, and removed to Knox
county, and lived there about 20 years, and came to Henry county in 1863, and has lived
here 13 years. Married Miss Eli/.a A. Lang. Feb, 24, 1864; she was from Knox county,
and born April 15. 1845; they have four children; Cora E., born April 4, 1865; Clarence E. t
born Nov. 30, 1866; Clarion E., born Nov. 18, 1868; Carrie A., born Aug. 4, 1873; lost a
little boy.

JOHNSON ALLEN, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth. born Sweden; 57 acres.

J JOHNSON FRED, Bishop Hill; Rep; Lib; bora 111.

JOHNSON ANDREW, Sec. 22, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Meth; born in Sweden.

JOHNSON ANDREW T. Farmer, Sec. 20, P.O. Galva; born in Denmark April 5, 1835;
came to this county in 1863; Ind; Lib; owns 40 acres, value $1,600; he arrived in this country
in 1857, and settled in Wisconsin; afterward lived in Louisiana, and at the outbreak of the
war was living in Texas, where he was conscripted in the rebel army, but escaped on a wild
pony and rode to this place; he married Anna Hanson Dec. 4. 1864; she was born in Sweden;
has one child name Lavina, and two adopted children named Amelia C. and Freddy V.



HENRY COUNTY: WELLER TOWNSHIP. 497

JOHNSON AUGUST, Bishop Hill; Lib; born in Sweden.

JOHNSON CARL, P.O. Nekoma; laborer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

JOHNSON ERIC, Lumber and Hardware Merchant, Nekoma; was born in Sweden and
came to this county in 1846; formerly edited a newspaper, and has served as Second Assistant
Clerk of the House of Representatives; he married Mary O. Troile in 1863, who was born
in Sweden; they have four children, named: Mary M., Oxel T., Sarah O., Julia M.; Ind;
Lib.

JOHNSON FRANK, Sec. 33, P.O. Nekoma; farmer, rents of C. P. Whittemore; Rep; Luth.

JOHNSON GUSTOF, Farmer, Sec. 34; born in Sweden March 20, 1835; came to this
county 1855; Rep; Luth; owns 240 acres, value $13,000; settled in Henry Co. on his arrival
in this country; has hold office of School Director and Road Commissioner; married Emma
Nilson May 15, 1860; she was born in Sweden 1838; has eight children, names: Gustof A.,
Hellen S., Anton T., Joseph N., Ida, Hannah, Otilia, and Clara.

JACOBSON JACOB, Farmer, Bishop Hill; born Sweden March 18, 1817; Rep; Meth;
owns 300 acres land, value prop. $18,000; lived in Sweden thirty years; came to this coun-
try 1846; navigation being closed and being nearly out of money they intended coming here
on foot; came from Buffalo to Toledo by team, then started on foot; reached Bishop Hill, in
this state and county, in Feb. 1847; has lived here thirty years; one of oldest settlers; has held
office Supervisor three years, Collector three years, Constable eight years, School Director,
Corporation Trustee; married Helen Peterson July 24, 1848; she was born in Sweden Jan.
25, 1821; have one son, Jacob Jacobson, born May 24, 1859; lost three daughters.

JOHNSON JOHN, P.O. Nekoma; herder; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

JOHNSON JOHN A. Sec. 4, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents of J. Grammar; Rep; Luth.

JOHNSON JOHN C. Farmer, Sec. 9, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden March 24, 1838;
Rep; owns 60 acres land, value $3,000; lived in Sweden ten years and came to this country
1848; came to Bishop Hill, this state and county, same year; stopped in Chicago two months;
lived in Knox Co. seven years; was in army I7th Regt. Ill Infantry, Co. E; was in battle Fort
Donelson, Vicksburg, and number of others; honorably discharged; married Hannah Nord-
strom May 29, 1869; she was born Bishop Hill Jan. 14, 1848; two children, Olive Annette,
born April 28, 18/0, William Adelbert, born Oct. 17, 1874.

JOHNSON J. L. Farmer, Sec. 17, P.O. Bishop Hill; born Sweden Sept. 13, 1825; Ind;
Meth; owns 140 acres land, $7,000; he lived in Sweden twenty-eight years, and came to this
country in 1854; came to this state and county, to Bishop Hill, in 1854, and has lived here
over twenty-two years; no houses between here and Altona then; married Miss Christine
Peterson in Dec. 1854; she was born Sweden 1831; have three children, one girl and two
boys, Justine, born July, 1859, John Albert, born Jan. 13, 1861; Peter Frank, born Dec. 1866.

JOHNSON JOHNSON, Sec. 15, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; born Sweden; 147 ac. land.

JOHNSON JONAS, Bishop Hill; carpenter; Ind; Lib; born Sweden.

JOHNSON JONAS, Sec. 30, P.O. Nekoma; farmer, rents of S. Swanson; Rep; Lib; Sweden.

JOHNSON L. F. Farmer, Sec. 24, P.O. Bishop Hill; born Sweden April 16, 1837; Ind;
Luth; 54 acres land, value 2,700; lived in Sweden twenty-eight years, and came to this
country in 1865; came to Bishop Hill, this county and state, same year, and has lived here
twelve years; married Betsey Olsen April 7, 1867; she was born Sweden in 1835; have four
children, two boys, two girls.

JOHNSON MAGNUS, Harness-maker, Bishop Hill; born Sweden Aug. 19, 1836; Ind;
Lib; owns 52 acres land, value $2,500; lived in Sweden fourteen years, and came to this
country in 1850; came to this state and county, to Bishop Hill, and has lived here twenty-
six years; is engaged in harness-making and farming; has held office Town Trustee, and
now holds office School Director; married Christine Wahlstrom March 8, 1862; she was born
Sweden 1838; they have five children, three daughters, two sons.

JOHNSON MARTIN, Farmer. Sec. 12, P.O. Bishop Hill; born Sweden April 9, 1831;
Ind; Lib; owns 184 acres land, value $9,200; he lived in Sweden fifteen years, and came to
this country in 1846; came to this state and county, to Bishop Hill, in S'ept. 1846, and has
lived here over thirty years; one early settlers; there was nothing here on prairies that time;
has held office of Assessor, and also office Collector of this town. School Trustee and School
Director; married Miss' Elizabeth Wahlstrom May II, 1860; she was born in Sweden March
22, 1833; have three children, lost three.

JOHNSON PETER, Bishop Hill; carriage-maker; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

JOHNSON S. Sec. 7, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.



T7" ANE THOMAS, Sec. 33, P.O. Nekoma; farmer, rents of Dr. Jones; Rep; Meth; Isle of Man.
" KAWISH JOHN, Sec. 35, P.O. Galva; farmer, rents of J. Coupland; Lib; Isle of Man.
KELLY DAVID, Sec. 28, P.O. Nekoma; farmer, rents of H. Emery; Rep; Meth; Isle of Man.



498 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

KELLY WILLTAM, Sec. 28, P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Rep; Lib; born in Isle of Man.
KLENBERG JOHN, Bishop Hill; Rep; Aclvt; horn in Sweden.

KRANS PETER O., P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Dem; Lib; born Sweden; 160 ac. land.
KRONBERG JONAS, Bishop Hill; Rep; Chris; born in Sweden.

LAPEN ROBERT, Sec. IS, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Ireland; 120 ac. land.
LARSEN JOHN A. Nekoma; painter; Rep; Meth; born in Sweden.

LARSON PETER, Farmer, Sec. 32. P.O. Altona; born in Sweden Aug. 10, 1829; came to
thi* country 1852; Rep; Luth; owns 160 acres, value $9000; after living in Warren Co. five
years and Knox Co. seven years, he settled in this county in 1865; married Hannah Hawk-
inson Oct. 13, 1855; she was born in Sweden; has four children, names: Hannah, Anna,
John H. and Joshua.

LAUB T- A. lives with father, Sec. 9; P.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; Lib; born 111.

LAUB HENRY, Sec. 10, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; rents of John I. Hall; Rep; Lib; Germany.

LAUB L. lives with father, Sec. 9; P.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; Lib; born 111.

LAUB PHILIP, Farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Bishop Hill; born Germany, May 18, 1807; Rep;
Lulli; owns 107 acres land, value $5.350; lived in Germany forty-one years; came to this
country 1848; came to this state same year; lived seven years in Peoria Co; came to this
county in 1855, and has lived here twenty-two years; married Anna M. Kroff, in Dec. 1837;
she was born in Germany 1815; have eleven children, eight sons, three daughters; lost two
sons.

LAWSON CHARLES J., P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; renter; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

LINBERG LEWIS, Sec. 16; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

LIND JOHN, Sec. 16; P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; renter; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

LINT) O. E. Farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden, June 15, 1824; Ind; Ind;
owns 225 acres land, value $II,QDO; lived in Sweden twenty-two years, and came to this
country in 1846; came to this state and county same year; went to California and through
Mexico and was there for two years; returned to this county; was in grain and lumber busi-
ness at Galva so: years; helped build C. B. & Q. R.R. in 1858; has been on grand jury two
terms; married Bertha Peterson, August, 1848; she was born in Sweden; they have six chil-
dren, all daughters; lost three sons.

LINDEN E. Sec. 29; P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Rep; Meth; born in Sweden.

LINDBECK DANIEL, P.O. Bishop Hill; carpenter; Prohib; Lib; born 111.

LINDBECK JOHN E. Merchant, Bishop Hill; born Sweden, April II, 1843; Kep;
Lib; value property, $4,000; lived in Sweden six years, and came to this country in 1849;
came to Chicago Oct. 31, 1849, lived there eight months; came to Bishop Hill in this town
and county June, 1850, and has lived here twenty-six years; is engaged in business, general
merchant; has held office of Collector this town, also School Director; holds government
office of Postmaster; married Caroline C. Nelson, April 14, '1866; she was born in Sweden,
May 19, 1846; have four children, three girls, one boy; lost two boys.

LINDBECK JONAS, Bishop Hill; carpenter; Rep; Adv; born in Sweden.

K LEWIS J. Farmer, Sec. 13; P.O. Bishop Hill; born Sweden, April 10,
1828; Ind; Lib; owns 107 acres land, value $6.420; lived in Sweden eighteen years, and
came to this country with the colony in 1846 to Bishop Hill in this town and county, and
has lived here over thirty years; one of the early settlers; lived in colony until 1861; married
Christine Peterson, 1850; she was born in Sweden March 9, 1830; came here 1846; have
three children, two sons, one daughter; lost lour children.

LINDBECK MARTIN, Bishop Hill; policeman; Rep; Meth; born in Sweden.

LINDBLO3I JONAS, Farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Nekoma; born in Sweden, June 25, 1824;
came to this county 1846; Rep; Melli; owns 112 acres, value S5,6oo; came to this country
with the colony that settled at Bishop Hill, in 1846; married Betsy Olson, in 1848; she was
born in Sweden, 1823; has five children, named Jacob, Jonas, Louisa, Anna M. and Ed-
ward A.

LINDHOLM P. J. Bishop Hill; mason; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

LINDSTRl'M E. Farmer, Sec. 12; P.O. Bi.-hop Hill; born Sweden, Dec. 24, 1822; Rep;
Meth; owns 280 acres land, value $14,000; lived in Sweden twenty-seven years, and came
to this country in 1850; came to Bishop Hill, this slate and county, July 8, 1850, and has
lived here twenty-six years; married Helsty l!nta, in May, 1851; she was born in Sweden in.



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