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ANDERSON CHARLES, lives with his father, P.O. Sheffield; from Sweden.

ANDERSON JOHN, Sec. 33, P.O. Yorktown; fanner; Rep; Sweden.

ALLIN B. A. Mrs. Farming, Sec. 21, P.O. Sheffield; born in Manchester, Ind. Jan. 6, 1842; came to this Co. in 1852; Rep; Meth; married James Allin July 3, 1874, her name before her marriage was Owen; Mr. Allin was born in Hunterdon Co. N. J. March 9, 1823; Mr. Allin had six children by his first wife and none by the last; names of children, I. L., K. F., Jas. T., C. E., Mary J. and William.

ANDERSON JOHN, Sec. 7, P.O. Sheffield; from Sweden, came in 1871.

ARMITT JOHN, Sec. 27, P.O. Sheffield; Rep; from England.

ARMITT SETH, Sec. 27, P.O. Sheffield; fanner; Rep; Lib; from Eng.

ARMITT THOS. lives with his father, P.O. Sheffield; Rep.

CONELY JAMES, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Prot; from Ireland.

CONLEY WILLIAM, Sec. 14, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; from Ireland.

DOTY SOLOMON, Sec. 7, P.O. Annawan; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Mass; came to Co. 1876.

DRAKE Z. Sec. 35, P.O. Sheffield; Dem; Advent; from N. J.

DUNN BERNARD, Sec. 21, P.O. Sheffield; tenant fanner; Dem; Cath; from Ireland 1869.

ESTES J. M. Sec. 26, P.O. Sheffield; tenant farmer; Dem; Univ; from Iowa; came to Co. 1858.

FRITZ EDWARD, Sec. 26, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Lib; from N.Y.; came to Co. 1862.

FULLERTON JAMES, Fanner, Sec. 13, P.O. Sheffield; born in Ireland 1837; came to the U. S. 1850, and to this Co. 1864; Rep; Pres; owns 80 acres land, val. $2,400 val. personal $800; married Levena Steward Jan. 13, 1869; she was born in Ireland in 1847, came to the U.S. 1868; have three sons, William, George, James; Mr. F. is at present Pathmaster.

GUY ANDREW, Farmer, Sec. 23, P.O. Sheffield; was born in Ireland May 9, 1835; came to this Co. in 1859; Lib; owns 120 acres land, val. $4,800, val. personal property $1,000; married Mary McCreef Jan. 7, 1858; she was born in Ireland June 11, 1838; have five children, two sons and three daughters — James, J. A., Mary J., Margaret, and Emma.

HALE L. C. Sec. 18, P.O. Sheffield; tenant farmer; Dem; Lib; Bureau is native county.

HOSTUS WILLIAM, Sec. 15, Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Cath; from Germany.

HALE HENRY, Farmer, Sec. 17, P.O. Sheffield; was born in York Co. Penn. March 10, 1823; came to this county in 1856; Rep; owns 120 acres land, val. $3,600, val. personal property $1,500; married Susannah Bender Sept. 21, 1843; she was born in Lancaster Co. Pa. Feb. 11, 1834; have six children, five living and one dead — Mary C., Rachael A., Levert C., William H., John H.; held the office Overseer Highways .three years, Director thirteen years, Road Commissioner six years.

HUNT GEORGE, Sec. 1, P.O. N. Bedford; farmer; Rep; Ind; Mass; 80 acres, $2,400.

JACKSON S. W. Sec. 27, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; Meth; from England 1855.

JOHNSTON CHRISTAN, Sec. 26, P.O. Sheffield; tenant farmer; Luth; from Denmark.

JOHNSTON JOSEPH, Sec. 26, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Unit; from Ohio, came in 1851.

KEALIHER M. H. Sec. 14, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; from Me; came to this Co. 1874.

KEALIHER SEWALL, Sec. 14, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; from Maine 1874.

KOMK J. H. Sec. 14, P. O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; from Pa; came 1849.

LINAWEAVER H. H. Sec. 26. P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Meth;. from Pa;, came 1857.

LOUDEN WILLIAM, Sec. 22, Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Pres; from. Ireland.

McCABE TERRENCE, Sec. 19, P.O. Sheffield; Dem; Cath; came to this Co. in 1855.

McCUNE JAMES. Sec. 28, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Cath; from Pa.

McCABE MICHAEL, Farmer, Sec. 19, P.O. Sheffield; was born in Ireland Sept. 1820; came to the U. S. 1848, and to this county in 1854; Dem; Cath; owns 587 acres land, val. $15,000; married Hannah Maloney April, 1855; she was born in Ireland Nov. 1836; have seven children, four sons and three daughters—Katie, Patrick, W. R., Michael, James, Mathew, Hannah.

McCUNE JAMES, P.O. Sheffield; tenant farmer; Dem; Cath; born in Ill.

McCUNE JOHN, Sec. 8, P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Cath; from Ireland.

MALONEY ED. Sec. 23, Sheffield; tenant farmer; Dem; Cath; from Ireland.

MILLS ABEL, Farmer, Sec. 21, P.O. Sheffield; was born in Rutland Co. Vt. June 13, 1802; came to this Co. in 1855; Rep; Bapt; owns 200 acres land, val. $5,000, val. persona property $1,000; married Cynthia L. Smith Oct. 1, 1843; she was born in Mass. Sept. 25, 1822; has one child by this wife, E. E., and four by his first wife, W., Martha, Edward, and S.; was Road Commissioner five years, and Town Clerk three years, Collector one year, Assessor one year; has been School Treasurer ten years.

MORGAN JOHN, Sec. 7; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Cath; from Ireland; came to Co. in 1855.

MONKS EDWARD, Sec. 23; P.O. Sheffield; farmer, Dem; Cath; from NJ.

NORTON THOMAS, Sec. 26; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; Epis; from Eng.

OSBORN THOS. Sec. 20; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Cath; Ireland, 1856.

PETERSON GEO. Sec. 36; P. O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Luth; Germany; came in 1854.

PETERSON J. Sec. 33; P.O. Yorktown; Rep; Sweden.

PETERSON MOSES, Sec. 36; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; Luth; from Denmark, 1859.

RASMISSON RASMUS, P.O. Sheffield; came to this Co. in 1867; from Denmark.

REYNOLDS JOHN, Sec. 26; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Epis; Eng.

ROMME C. J. Sec. 25; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; Danish Ch.; from Denmark, 1872.

SIMPSON CHAS. T. Sec 20; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; Infidel; born in Bureau Co, 1846.

SMITH JAMES, P.O. Sheffield; Dem; Pres; born in Ireland, 1852; came to Co. in '63.

SIMPSON J. H. Teacher; Sec. 21; P.O. Sheffield; was born near Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., Ill., Jan. 9, 1841; Rep; Free Thinker; value of personal property $200 in books, formerly the scientific correspondent of the Bureau Co. Republican; he was born in this Co. only ten years after the first white child, consequently he is one of the oldest settlers; he has also given his attention to botany, zoology, astronomy, geology, and natural philosophy, and is today one among the best posted young men in this county.

SMITH JOHN. Sec. 27; P.O. Sheffield, farmer; Dem; Pres; from Ireland; came to Co. in '47.

SMITH ROBERT, Farmer; Sec. 23; P.O. Sheffield; born in Ireland in 1832; came to the U. S. in 1841, and to this county in 1866; Dem; Pres; owns 120 acres land, val. $4,800; value of personal property $1,500; married Jane Murphy in Putnam Co., Ill., 1859; she was born in Chester Co., Pa., Aug. 12, 1839; have nine children, four daughters and five sons : Hannah R., John C., Margaret J., Mary A., Robert C., William M., Thomas N., Martha I., Alexander; has been School Director one year and a half.

SPRATT N. Sec. 14; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; Meth; born in Ill.

THOMAS W. H. Sec. 5; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Dem; from Pa.

TITUS LAWSON, Farmer; Sec. 7; P.O. Sheffield; was born in Clinton Co., O., June 30, 1832; came to this county in 1867; Rep; Lib; owns 68 acres land, value $2,000, married Mary Wood Sept. 15, 1854; she was born in Clinton Co., O., May 22, 1838; have nine children: U. F., John A., Annie, Milton F., M., A. W., R. B., Margaret E., Estella May; has been School Director six years.

VICANDER Mr. P.O. Sheffield; from Sweden; came to this county in 1876.

WALL JOHN, lives with his uncle Fritz; Dem; Lib; from Pa.; came to this county in 1875.

WEST F. D. Sec. 22; P.O. Sheffield; farmer; Rep; Chris; from N.Y.

WEST P. J. lives with his father; P.O. Sheffield; Rep; from N.Y.

WHEELOCK GEO. Tenant farmer; Sec. 22; P.O. Sheffield; born in Ohio, Hamilton Co., April 26, 1846; came to this state in 1857; value of personal property $200; manfr. Carriages and Buggies, and all implements for general use; does Blacksmithing; came to this county in 1862; Rep; Univ.

WILSON SETH, Tenant farmer; Sec. 27; P. O. Sheffield; was born in Yorkshire, Eng., Oct. 31, 1842; came to the U. S. 1869: came to this county in 1875; value of personal property $500; married Abigail Headley May 15, 1873; she was born in Yorkshire, Eng., Jan. 31, 1849; have one son, George; Dem; Lib.

WISELY PATRICK, Farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Sheffield; was born in Ireland June 24, 1820; came to the U. S. in 1848, and to this county in 1854; Dem; Cath; owns 285 acres of land; value $10,000; married Rose Fitzimmons in 1846; she was born in Ireland Nov. 24, 1820, and came to the U. S. same year; have seven children, three sons and four daughters: Jas. and David, both voters, Julia, Ellen, Ed, Roseau, Mary; has been Pathmaster two terms, and School Director two terms.

 

 


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