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1827; have five children, three sons, two daughters; lost one son.

LINDSTROM E. G. Sec. i; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Meth; born Sweden.

LINDSTROM JONAS, Sec. 26; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Lib; born in Sweden.



HENRY CO0NTY : WELLER TOWNSHIP. 499

LITTLE R. Sec. S; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Dem; Lib; born Ohio; 25 acres land.
LITTELLE W. BARTLETT Nekoma; wheelwright; Rep; Lib; born in Indiana.
IjITTON EZRA, Farmer, Sec. 33; P.O. Nekoma; born in Pa. 1834; came to this county

1860; Kep; Lib; owns So acres, value $4,800; married Rhoda Hess in 1866, who was born

in Pa; has two children.

LITTON ISAAC, Sec. 31; P.O. Nekoma; farmer* Dem; Lib; born in Pa.
LOBB THOMAS, Sec. 30; P.O. Nekoma; farmer; rents of Schenk & Woodhull; Christian.
LQCK ANDREW, Sec. 25; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Iiul; Adv; born in Sweden.
LUNDBECK PETER, lives with father, Sec. 13; P.O. Bishop Hill; Ind; Lib; born 111.
LUNDMARK NELS, Bishop Hill; Meth; born Sweden.

1Y/TAHAFFEY GEO. lives with Bowling, Sec. 7. P.O. Cambridge; Dem; Lib; born Ohio.

"* MALMGREN A. Sec. 16; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

MARMIGRIM A., P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; renter; Ind; Meth; born Sweden.

MALAXGREX CHARLES, Sec. 16; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

MATSON M. Sec. 7; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; burn Sweden.

MEALMAN MARTHA, Mrs. widow; Sec. 10; P.O. Bishop Hill; Luth; born Sweden; 40 ac.

MEIKLE JOHN, Farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Galva; born in Ayrshire, Scotland; Rep; Pres;
he came to this country in 1868; lived in Scotland seventeen years, and in this town nine
years; owns 80 acres, value $5,000.

MOLINE OLiOF, Farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Nekoma; born in Sweden May 24. 1834; came to
this county in 1846; Ind; Meth; owns 160 acres, val. $6,400; he came to this country with the
colony that settled at Bishop Hill in 1846, and remained with the colony II years, then
separated from it; he married Charlotte Johnson in 1868; she died 1870; married Christine
Lundine in 1871; she was born in Sweden; has five children, named Emma ]., Esther I.,
John W., David H., Jane L.

MOUNT JACOB, Farmer, Sec. 32; P.O. Nekoma; born in Ohio Sept. n, 1830; came to
this county in 1855; Dem; Adventist; he owns 80 acres, valued at $4,000; married Elizabeth
J. MerTord, who was born in Brown Co. Ohio, in 1836; they have four children, named John
Edgar, James William, Emma Ann, Charles Wesley.

MOUNT J. E., P.O. Nekoma; farm renter; Dem; Adv; born in Henry Co.

XT EILSON ANDREW P. Sec. 34; P.O. Altona; laborer, works for G. Johnson; Luth.

-^ NELSON CHARLES F., Bishop Hill; works at Depot; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

NELSON JOHN A. Teacher, Bishop Hill; born in Sweden Sept. 20, 1851; Rep; Lib; he
came to this county at an early age, being only one year old; came to this state and county
in 1853; has traveled through this state, Iowa and Missouri; was in Minnesota three years,
and in Kentucky three years; has been engaged as teacher for past three years, and is now
Principal of School at Bishop Hill; he graduated at Knox College, Gfllesbury, 1875.

NEUMANN CHAS. Sec. 6; P.O. Cambridge; fanner; rents of Poppy; Dem; Luth; born Germ'y.

NEUMANN \VM. L. Farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Cambridge; born in Prussia, Germany, Jan.
23, 1823; Dem; Luth; owns 170 acres, value $8,500; he lived in Germany twenty-one years;
went to England in 1844, and lived there five years; came to this country in 1849; came to
Henry County in May same year, and has lived on same farm, in same house twenty-eight
years, one of the early settlers; has held office of School Director and Roadmaster.

NEWMAN A., Bishop Hill; tinsmith; Dem; Lib; born Germany.

NILSON JOHN P., Bishop Hill; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

NILSON NELS, Bishop Hill; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

NILSOX PETER F., Bishop Hill; laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

NOKDBEKtr ANDREW, Farmer, Sec." 2; P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden June 4,
1834; Ind; Meth; owns 82 acres land, value $4,100; lived in- Sweden sixteen years, and came
to this country in 1850; came to this state and county, to this town, in 1850, and has lived
here over twenty-six years; has held office of Assessor of this town for past foui years, and
School Director for fifteen years, and has been Supt. Sunday-school for seven years; married
Anna Olson Feb. 7, 1861; she was born in Sweden Oct. 5, 1839; have six-children, three boys
and three girls; lost one child.

NOKL>INE ANDREW, Farmer, Sec. 16; P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden Aug. 27,
1823; Rep; owns 78 acres land, $4,000; lived in Sweden thirty years, and came to this coun-
try in 1854; came to this state and county in 1854, and has-lived here twenty-two years; has
held office of Roadmaster; married Betsey Johnson in 1860; she was born in Sweden Nov.
17, 1824; they have one daughter, Christine Matilda Nordine, born May 8, 1864.



500 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

NORDSTROM O., P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; born Sweden; 16 acres land.

NORLINE OLOF, Bishop Hill; carpenter; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

NORMAN A.. Sec. 9; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents Anderson's farm; Rep; Lib.

NORMAN J. Sec. 9; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents Anderson's farm; Rep; Lib.

NORMAN P. Sec. 9; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

NOSTRUM HANS, Farmer, Sec. rg; P.O. Nekoma; born in Sweden March 7, 1826; came
to this county in 1846; Ind; Lib; owns 427 acres, valued at $15,000; he lived in Sweden
twenty years, and came to this county with the colony that settled at Bishop Hill in 1846;
becoming dissatisfied, he left the colony and began life, as it were, anew, and by industry
and economy has accumulated the above; he married Martha Moline in 1830; she was born
in Sweden; they have seven children, named Jacob, Ezra, William, Mary C., OlofA.,
Amanda C., and Joseph; lost three children.

NOSTRUM JOSEPH, Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Melh.

NYBERG THOMAS, Bishop Hill; Dem; Lib; born Sweden.

NYSTRUM JACOB, Farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Henry Co. in 1854; Ind;
Meth; owns 65 acres, value $3,600; his parents were born in Sweden, and came to this coun-
try with the colony that settled at Bishop Hill.

K A. Sec. i6;'P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.
OLANDER JONAS, Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Lib; born 111.

OLANDER O., Bishop Hill; laborer; Rep; Lib; Swede.

OLSEN O. Sec. 10; P.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

OLESON OLOF, Sec. 26; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

OLSEN E., lives Sec. i; P.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; 2d Adventist; born Sweden.

OLSEN JONAS, Sec. 19; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Meth; born Sweden; 100 acres land.

OLSEN OLOF, Sec. 16; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep: Adv; born Sweden; 30 acres land.

OLSEN PETER, Sec. 12; P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Ind; Meth; born Sweden.

OLSEN PETER, Farmer, Sec. 20; P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden March 8, 1816; Rep;
Luth; owns So acres land, $4,000; lived in Sweden thirty-four years, and came to this coun-
try in 1850; came to this state and county in 1856, and has lived here twenty-six years, ex-
cept seven years he lived in Henderson Co.; married Christine Johnson in Sept. 1852; she
was born Dec. 4, 1830; have three children, two boys and nne girl.

OLSON ERIC Jr., Sec. 22; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rc-p; Lib; born Sweden.

OLSON ERIC, Farmer, Sec. 22, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden, Nov. 23, 1800; Rep;
Adv; he lived in Sweden 45 years, and then left for America; he was in good circumstances,
and at the same time paying both the debts and passage money of many of the colonists who
settled at Bishop Hill, the balance of his means were put in the general fund; he married
Anna Olson; she was born in Sweden, died 1845; had seven children; married Martha Eric-
son; has two children.

OLSON ERIC, Farmer, Sec. 24, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in"Sweden, Feb. 1844; came to
this county, 1847; Rep; Meth; owns 84 acres, value $4,200; came when a child with his
parents to Bishop Hill, where he has lived thirty years; married Emma S. Swanson, March
27, 1867; she was born in Sweden; have two children, names, Eric A. and Janett A.

OLSON JOHN, Nekoma; laborer; ^?ep; Luth; born in Sweden.

OLSON JONAS, Farmer, Sec. 10, P.O. B'shop Hill; born Sweden, Dec. 18, 1802; Rep;
owns 113 acres land, value $5,650; lived in Sweden forty-four years and came to this country
in 1846, with colony; came to Bishop Hill same year, and has lived here over thirty years;
one of earliest settlers oldest of the colony; gave all his property, 7,000 to 8,000 Swedish
dollars, to help the poor over to this country; he preached and talked to his people in Sweden
for seventeen years, and has done so here since hs came; married Catharine Wexel, in 1832,
she died May 17, 1871; has two children, daughters; lost four children; married Catharine
Johnson, June 22, 1872; she was born in Sweden, Dec. 6, 1842.

OLSON LARS, Sec. 22, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Lib; born'in Sweden.

OLSON LEONARD, P.O. Nekoma; farmer; rents; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.

OLSON O. Sec. 16, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Adv; born Sweden; 30 ac. land.

OLSON OLOF, Farmer, Sec. 24, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden, 1831; Ind; Meth;
owns 174 acres, value $8,700; he came to this country in 1846, and in the Spring of 1847,
settled at Bishop Hill; is one of the oldest settlers; has held office of Justice of the Peace
four years; he married Miss Christine Bergland in 1860; she was born in Sweden in 1835;
has one child named Olof B. Olson, and one adopted daughter, Augusta S. Olson.

ONSON SWAN, Sec. 4, P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.



HENRY COUNTY : WELLER TOWNSHIP. 501

OSBLOM JOHN.JSec. 26, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Adv; born in Sweden.
OSTBERG ERIC, Sec. 26, P.O. Galva; farmer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.
OSTBERG O. Sec. 8, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; born Sweden; 80 ac. land.
OSTROM ANDREW, Sec. 34, P.O. Altona, Knox Co; farmer; Rep; Luth; born in Sweden.
OSTROM CHAS. Sec. 29, P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Ind; Lib.

pATTEY T. F., P.O. Nekoma; lives with W. Kelly; Rep; Lib; born Isle of Man.
PETERSON A. Sec. 9, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents farm Laub; Rep; Lu'.h.

PETERSON E. Bishop Hill; carpenter; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

PETERSON F. O. Sec. 27, P.O. Nekoma; farmer, rents of P. Lundberg; Rep; Luth; Swede.

PETERSON JONAS, Sec. 28, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, rents of P. O. Blomberg; Lib; Swede.

PETERSON OLOF, Sec. 36, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer, lives with Peter Hullstrom; Rep; Lib

PETERSON PETER, Bishop Hill; Lib; born in Sweden.

PIATT JAMES, Sec. 6, P.O. Cambridge; farmer; Dem; Lib; born 111; 102 ac.

PIATT JOHN, Sec. 7, P.O. Cambridge; farmer Dem; Lib; born 111.

PIATT JOHN, Farmer, Sec. 7, P.O. Cambridge; born Hamilton Co. Ohio, Dec. 9, 1809;
Dem; Lib; owns 270 acres land, value $13,500; lived in Ohio about twenty-four years and
in Indiana two years; removed to this state, 1839, and to this county, 1840, and has lived
here over thirty-six years; one of the oldest settlers; was not hut one house within twenty
miles southeast of here then; was elected Justice of Peace, also one of the Justices of the
Co. in 1845; has held office of Supervisor of this town for thirty years, except about three
years; married Hannah I lileman, of Hamilton Co. Ohio, in 1834; she died March, 1842; had
three children; married Martha McMurtry, of Knox Co. in 1844; she was born in Ind; have
four children.

PIATT WICUFF, Sec. 7, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Dem; Lib; born Ind.
PILSTRAND JONAS, Sec. 17, P.O. Bishop HHl; lives with his father; Rep; Lib.
PILSTRAND O. Sec. 17; P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden; 125 ac. land.
PILSTRAND OLOF, Farmer, Sec. 16, P.O. Bishop Hill; born Sweden, June, 1838; Rep;

Meth; owns 20 acres, value $1,000; lived in Sweden twelve years; came to this country, 1850;

came to this state and county same year, and has lived here twenty-six years; has held office

Pathmaster three years; married Martha Olson Feb. 2, 1867; she was born Sweden, July 13,

1831.

POPPY HENRY, Farmer, Sec. 6, P.O. Cambridge; born Hanover, Germany, Feb. 5,
1831; Dem; Luth; he and his brother own 450 acres ; value $25,000; he lived in Germany
about sixteen years, and came to this country in 1847; came to this state and oounty in Jan.
1848, and has lived in this county twenty-nine years; one of the early settlers; has held office
of Road Commissioner; married Miss Lisette Neumann in June, 1858; she was born in
Prussia in 1839; tnev have four children, three sons and one daughter; lost one son.

PRICE WM. Farmer, Sec. 4, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in London, England, Oct. 21, 1830:
Dem; Lib; owns 160 acres land, value $S,ooo; he lived in Birmingham, England, until twen-
ty-two years of age, and came to this country in 1851; came to this state and county same
year, and has lived here over twenty-four years; he has held office of Assessor of this town;
Road Commissioner. Justice Peace and School Director; he married Miss Esther Piatt in
Aug. 1856; she was born in Indiana; they have one child, son, John Walter Price, born Oct.
17, 1857-

QUAYLE WM. C. Farmer, Sec. 19. P.O. Nekoma; born Isle of Man, Feb. 12, 1838; Rep,
Meth; owns 127 acres land, value $6,350; came to this country in 1856; lived in Peoria and
Warren counties three years; went to England for eighteen months; returned to Ga va, this
county, and has lived here sixteen years; married Miss Christine Olson, Jan. 19, 1867; she
was born in Sweden, Jan. 14, 1836; they have three children, boys: William O. born Aug.
24. 1867, John E. born July 7, 1870; Fred. L. born Nov. 3, 1872; lost one daughter, A' me da
Christina, born Aug. J.3, 1874; she died July 16, 1876.

TO INER JAMES, Sec. 29, P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Ohio.

1V ROOT JOHN, Sec. 22, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Adv; born in Henry Co.

REED ELIZABETH Mrs. Sec. 8, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Henderson's Grove, Knox
Co. 111. Sept. 12, 1831; Old School Bapt; owns 40 acres, value $2.000; she lived in Knox
Co. forty-two years; removed to Henry Co. in 1873; she has five minor children, who own
60 acres in Sec. 9; she married Isaac D. Reed, May 25, 1854; he was born in Sangamon Co.
Feb. 25, 1828; he died Sept. 28, 1871; sh'e has six children, four sons, two daughters, lost
one son, Nov. 30, 1860.'



502 VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS OF

ROBERTSON ALEXANDER, Farmer, Sec. 8, P.O. Bishop Hill; bora in Hender-
son Grove, Knox Co. 111. Dec. 27, 1832; Dem; Old School Bapt; owns 145 acres of land,
valued at $7,250; lived in Knox Co. thirty-four years, except four years spent on Pacific
Coast; he cut 1,000,000 feet of lumber, and sawed the logs by hand, in one year, while on
the Coast; came this county Spring 1867; his father was first settler in Knox Co. and is now
living, 73 years old; has been School Director, and held office of Pathmaster; married Hul-
dah E. Peterson, July 5. 1872; she was born Feb. 16. 1850; have two children, Newell, born
Sept. 19. 1873; Eureka, born Aug. 5, 1875.

ROBERTSON THOMAS M. farmer, Sec. 8, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Henderson
Grove, Knox Co. 111. May 2, 1535; Dem; Old School Bapt; owns 217 acres of land, valued
at $10,850; lived in Knox Co. about thirty-two years, except two years spent in Oregon and
California; he killed a deer when II years old; came to Co. in 1866; his father, Daniel Rob-
ertson, was the first settler in Knox County, in 1828, and is now living, 73 years old; his
mother died in 1840; he has held offices of School Director and Pathmaster; married Miss
Mary Jane Bick, Oct. 28. 1858; she was born in Ashland Co. Ohio, May 17, 1840; have four
children, two sons, two girls; lost three children.

ROZIEM IIAXS, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; renter; born Sweden.

C ALINE BETSY, Sec. 28, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; born Sweden.

^ SALINE FRED W. Sec. 28, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; lives with mother; Ind; Lib.

SALINE JOHN A. Sec. 28, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; lives with mother; Ind; Lib; Sweden.

SAMUELSON A. J. Sec. 35, P.O. Altona; farmer; renter; Rep; l.uth.

SCHUMMAKER FRED, Sec. 3, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; renter; Dem; Meth.

SCHUMMAKER HENRY, Sec. 3, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; renter; Dem; Meth.

SEBASTIAN OLOF, Sec. 30. P.O. Nekoma; farmer; renter; Rep: Luth.

SENNETT JOHN W. Sec. 20, P.O. Nekoma; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Vt.

SESSLIN EMANUEL, Sec. 36, P.O. Altona; Dem; Lib; born Switzerland.

SHOBERG A. Sec. 5. P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Sweden; 80 acres.

SHOBERG JOHN, Sec. 5, P.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

SMITH CIIAS. S. Bishop Hill; cleik; Rep; Lib.

SMITH F. W. Sec. 9, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; renter; Rep; Lib; born Ohio.

SODER ERIC, Sec. 12, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Meth; born Sweden.

SODERBERG JOHN. Sec. 2, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Meth; born Sweden; 40 acres,

SPROUSE ISAAC, Farmer, Sec. 32, P.O. Nekoma; was born in Virginia; came to this
county in 1852; Dem; Christian; owns So acres, valued at $4,000; has held office of School
Director and Constable; in 1860 he married Mary Anderson, who was born in Sweden; they
have four children, two deceased.

STEVKXSON SAMUEL A. Sec 36, P.O. Altona; farmer; renter; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

STONE BERG ANDREW, Farmer, Sec. 23, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden, Nov.
30, 1822; Ind; Ind; owns 94 acres land, valued at $6.000; lived in Sweden twenty-four
years, and came to this country in 1846, with colony; came to this state and county to
Bishop Hill same year, and has lived here about thirly-one years; nothing here when he
came; has held office School Director and Overseer Highways; married Louise Anderson, in
June, 1848; she was born in Sweden, in 1826; have four children, three boys, one girl.

STONEBERG ANDREW. Sec. 23, P.O. Bishop Hill; lives wilh father; Ind; born 111.

STONEBERG ISAAC, Sec. 26, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Dem; Lib.

STONEBERG JOHN, Sec. 2, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; born Sweden.

STOXEI'.ERG JOHN, Sec. 23. P.O. Bishop Hill; lives with father; Ind; born 111.

STONEBERG J. E. Farmer, Sec. 2, P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden. Oct. 31, 1835;
Ind; Lib; owns 130 acres land in Town of Weller, and 159 in Cambridge, value $15,000; he
lived in Sweden twelve years, and came to this country in 1847; came to Bishop Hill, this
state and county, same year, and has lived here thirty years; one of early settlers; commenced
farming for himself in 1861, with only two horses and $200 in money; married Miss Ellen
Swan on, in 1864; she was born in Sweden, Sq>t. 29, 1834; have four daughters and one
son; lost one son.

STONEBERG OLOF, Farmer, Sec. 23. KMiop Hill; -born Sweden, Feb. 17, 1818; Rep;
Meth; owns 50 acres land, value $3,000; lived in Sweden twenty-eight years, and came to
this country in 1846; arrived at Bishop Hill, this state and ounty, Oct. 14, 1846, and has
lived here over thirty years; nothing here then_ hut few tents and log huts; has held office
Scho il Director, also Corporation Trustee; married Cecelia Larson, in Sweden, in April,
1842; s'le was born 1819; have had six children, four sons, two daughters: lost them all.



HENRY COUNTY: WELLER TOWNSHIP. 503

STROM PETER, Sec. 24, P.O. bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Sweden; 20 acres.

SUNBURG DANIEL, Sec. 27; P.O. Altona; farmer; Luth; born Sweden.

SUXDBERG PETER M. Farmer, Seb. 26, P.O. Altona, Knox Co; born in Sweden,
March, 1836; Rep; Luth; owns 113 acres, value $5,600; came to this county 1856; has lived
in Henry Co. twenty-one years; married Sophia Johnson Oct. 1865; she was born in Sweden
July ig, 1839; has six children, named Emma J., Ida C., Joseph M., Frank August, Selma
C. and Hannah R.

SUTHERLAND C. E. Sec. 18, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden; 160 acr.

SWANSON A. F. Sec. 8, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.

SWANSON A. F. Sec. 18, P.O. Bishop Hill; Rep; Luth; born Sweden; 59 acres.

SWANSON ANDREW J. Sec. 34, P.O. Altona, Knox Co.; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

SWANSON C. A. Sec. 35, P.O. Altona, Knox Co.; farmer, rents of S. M. Swanson; Rep; Meth.

SWANSON JOHN, Sec. 30, P.O. Nekoma; farmer, rents of L. Baltimore; Rep; Meth; Swede.

SWANSON O. W. Sec. 34, P.O. Altona, Knox Co.; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

SWANSON PETER, Sec. 23, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Meth; born Sweden.

SWANSON SWAN, Farmer, Sec. 14, P.O. Bishop Hill; born Sweden, May 28, 1825; Rep;
Lib; owns 227 acres of land, value $14,000; lived in Sweden 21 years, and came to this
country in 1846; came to this state and Co. to Bishop Hill with colony in Nov. 1846, and has
lived here over thirty years; there was nothing here but prairie and timber that time; has held
office Postmaster some years, also office School Treas. and School Director; married Chris-
tine Gabrielson, July 2, 1848; she was born in Sweden, Dec. 13, 1824; they have three chil-
dren, sons; lost two sons and two daughters.

SWEDEBERG JONAS, BUhop Hill; Dem; Lib, born Sweden.

SYRTENGREN AUG. Sec. at, P.O. Nekoma; farmer; rents of his mother; Ind; Lib; born Co.

T^AILEY JOB, Sec. 35, P.O. Altona, Knox Co.; farmer; Ind; born England.

TAYLOR CHAS. G. Sec. i, P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer for Hurlburt; Rep; Lib; born 111.
TEMPLETON J. Sec. 8, P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Dem; Lib; born N.Y.
THORP JOHN, P.O. Nekoma; fanner; Ind; Lib; born Sweden.

TILLMAN ERIC, Sec. II, P.O. Bishop Hill; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Sweden; 94 acres.
TITUS JNO. H. Nekoma; merchant; Rep; Bapt.
TROIL E. Bishop Hill; goldsmith; Rep; Meth; born Sweden.



V



ANNICE J. F. Bishop Hill; physician; Rep; Cong.



A1TARNER HIRAM, Nekoma; grain buyer; Dem; Lib.
* * WHITE LYMAN P. Sec. 20, P.O. Bishop Hill; carpenter; Dem; Lib; born Vt; I ac.

WHITE LYMAN R. Sec. 19, P.O. Nekoma; carpenter and shoemaker; Ind; Lib; born Vt.

WEAVER PETER, Farmer, Sec. 32, P.O. Altona, Knox Co.; was born in Germany in
1829; Dem; Lib; owns 200 acres, valued at $12,000; he came to this country when two
years of age, and lived in Ohio 24 years, and came to this Co. in 1855; he married Mary
Ann Mefford in 1850, who was born in Brown Co. Ohio; they have five children; has held
office of School Treasurer and Road Commissioner.

WEXE^Ii PETER, Farmer, Sec. 2. P.O. Bishop Hill; born in Sweden, Jan. I, 1817; Ind;
Adventist; owns 296 acres of land, value 15,000; lived in Sweden 29 years, and came to
this country in 1846; came to this Co., to Bishop Hill same year with colony, and has lived
here 30 years; one of early settlers; lived in colony 16 years; married Martha Peterson about
year 1851; she was born Sweden, Oct. 21, 1819; they have two children, Anna and Caroline;
lost one daughter.

WICKSTROM O. Sec. 24, P.O. Bishop Hill; laborer; Dem; Lib; born Sweden.

WICKBLO3I PETER, Farmer, Sec. II, P.O. Bishop Hill; born Sweden-, Feb. 14, 1810;
Rep; Adventist; owns 130 acres land, value $6,500; he lived in Sweden 56 years, and came
to this country in i.->47; came with colony to Bishop Hill, this state and Co. same year, and
has lived here 30 years; one of the earliest settlers; was boss shoemaker of the colony, and
had entire charge of shoes for every one in colony; has held office of Pathmaster and Trustee
of Church; married Catharine Peterson, in June, 1849; she was born Sweden, Jan. 15, 1823;
has three daughters and one son; Christine Olson lives with him; she is 87 years old; oldest
person in colony.

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POPULATION OF HENRY COUNTY.



BUSINESS DIRECTORY.
BISHOP HILL.

Anderson Lars W. Harrtess Maker.

Blomberg Peter 0. Justice of the Peace. Blacksmith and Machinist.

ErJCSOn JnO. A. Town Collector.

Chaiser JnO. P. Lumber and Grain Dealer. Agent P. & R. I. R. R.

Johnson MagnUS, Harness Maker.

Lindbeck JnO. E. Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries and Clothing. Postmaster.

Nilson Jno. A. Principal of School.

NEKOMA.

Johnson Eric, Lumber and Hardware Dealer.



POPULATION OF HENRY COUNTY,
BY TOWNSHIPS.



TOWNSHIPS.


187O.


1800.


Total.


Native.


For'ign.


White.


Color'd.


White.


Color'd.


Alba


295
I26l
1767
1132
1 144
1682
1695
1223
952
948
3096
2160
4081
3042
964
4225

577
1119
1171
1216
1327

793
1560
1372

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213
1043
780
898
967
1276
1328

95
808

657
2251
1582
3155
2353
680
2869

433
466

936

880
860
688
682
929
1047
. 477


82
218
987

234

177
406

367

3i8
144
291
845
578
926
689
284
1356
144
653
235
336
467

l5

878

443
200

182


295

1258

1759
1132

"43

1679
1695
1223
952
948
3079
2143
4068
3031
964
4188
577

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"71
1216
1327
793
'559
1372
1244

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75
916
962
240

773
1097

724
471
689

364
1401
1005
2436
1792
418
2344
396
677
694
576
839
799
1055
858
1297
557






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Online LibraryS. B. (Simeon Baldwin) ChittendenHistory of Henry county, Illinois : it's taxpayers and voters; containing also, a biographical directory, a condensed history of the state; map of the county; a business directory...etc → online text (page 62 of 78)