LEEPERTOWN TOWNSHIP

Post-Office, Bureau Junction.

 

ACKERHALF JOHN, Bureau Junction; laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

AVERILL NATHANIEL H. Farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Bureau Junction; born in York Co. Maine, June 1, 1817, lived in that state about twenty years, and lived in Mass, two years, came to this state in 1839; lived in Putnam Co. nine years, came to this county in 1848, and has lived here twenty-eight years; Rep; Christian; owns 172 acres land, value $6,880; has held the offices of Supervisor, Town Clerk, Town Collector, Assessor, Commissioner of Highways, and Justice of the Peace; married Miss Abigail Amelia Nickerson, Feby 4, 1844; she was born in Clinton Co. Ohio, July 5, 1825; they have five children, two sons and three daughters; lost one son.

BETSINGER J. laborer; Rep; born New York.

BLOOM JAMES, saloon; Dem; Lib; born Ohio.

BRANSON ISAAC, Sec. 18; laborer; Rep; Lib: born Ind.

BRENNAN JOHN, works on R.R.; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

BROWN E. O. School teacher; Rep; Bapt; born New York.

BURKMAN J. Sec. 5; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

BUTLER HENRY, Laborer; Rep; Lib.

CASSEDY JAMES, works on R.R.; Dem; Cath; born New York.

CHARLES FLETCHER, Sec. 4; farmer, renter; Dem; Lib; born Ill.

CHARLES HENRY, Sec. 18; farmer, tenant; Dem; Lib; born Ind.

CLAPPER JOHN W. Carpenter; Dem; born New York.

CRARER CHRIS. Sec. 5; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Penn; value prop. $5,000.

CRAM DANIEL, works on R.R.; Dem; Cath ; born Ireland.

CRONAN P. works on R.R.; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

CRONE ANDREW, Farmer, renter; born Sweden.

CROOKS JOHN, Bureau Junction; saloon; Dem; Lib; born Ohio.

CROOKS SAMUEL, works on R.R.; Dem; Lib; born Ill.

DOW D. D. Bureau Junction; train dispatcher; Dem; Lib; born Ill.

DOYLE PAT. Wood sawyer; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

DOYLE PATRICK, works on R. R; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

DURST JACOB, Farmer, renter; Rep; Luth; born Germany.

FEENEY JOHN, works on R.R.; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

FOSTER F. G. Foreman round-house, C. R. I. R.R.; Rep; Lib; born New York.

FOX C. B. Restaurant; Dem; Lib; born Ohio.

FOX ISAAC, Laborer; Dem; Lib; born Ohio.

FREDRICKSON CHRIS, works on R.R.; Rep; Luth; born Germany.

FREDRICKSON F. works on R.R.; Rep; Luth; born Germany.

GREEN H. F. Train dispatcher; Ind;. Lib; born Ohio.

GRIGGS WILLIAM A. works on R.R.; Lib; born New York.

HAROLD HENRY, Bureau Junction, shoemaker; Dem; Cath; born Germany.

HARTZELL A. Sec. 18; laborer; Dem; Lib; born Indiana.

HAYNES LEWIS J. Farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Bureau Junction; born in Bureau Co. Aug. 10, 1845; he has lived in this county thirty-one years, except when in the army during the rebellion; was in Co. I, 64th Reg. I. V. I.; was with Gen. Sherman in his march to the sea; was not in hospital one day during service; he rents farm of D. Miller; Rep; Lib; value personal property $750; married Miss Susannah Wright, Dec. 22, 1870, she was born in Indiantown, Bureau Co. June 11, 1847; have one child, girl, Bertha M.

HOOPER JOSEPH, Carpenter; Dem; Cath; born Germany.

HOPP CHRIS. Sec. 4; farmer; Dem; Luth; born Germany.

IRELAND J. G. Sec. 6; farmer; Rep; Christian; born Ohio; 200 acres, value $8,000.

JACOBSON JOHN, Bureau House; Rep; Christian; born Denmark.

KELLY J. S. Telegraph operator; Dem; Lib; born LaSalle Co. Ill..

KOOGLER CONRAD, Farmer; Dem; U. Brethren; born Ohio.

LEONARD P. works on R.R.; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

LINK VALENTINE, Saloon; Dem; Pres; Germany.

McLAUGHLIN L. Retired; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

MARITY JOHN W. Laborer; Dem; Lib; born Ind.

MARTIN JAMES H. Merchant, Bureau Junction; born in Newark, N.J. April 4,1845; lived there about twenty-one years; was clerk in store; was clerk in Tiskilwa about six years; he is engaged in the grocery and provision business, and doing good trade; value of stock $2,000; Ind; Meth; he married Miss Fannie L. Bloom, June 2, 1867; she was born in Indiantown, Bureau Co. Ill; they have one child, daughter, Eva Jane Maria Martin; his mother, Mrs. Maria Martin, lives with him.

MASTERS ARZY, Milling and Grain Business, Sec. 18; P.O. Bureau Junction; born in town of Dover, Bureau Co. Nov. 27, 1844, and has lived here thirty-two years; one of the early settlers here; he and his brother Miles in grain business,, and run Bureau Valley Mills; value of their property $12,000; he represents this town in Board of Supervisors of Bureau Co., also holds office of School Director; married Miss Anna Jane Long, Sept. 29, 1870; she was born in Bureau Co; they have three children, all boys; Rep; Meth.

MASTERS JOHN, Retired; Sec. 7; P.O. Bureau Junction; born in Warren Co. Ky., May 1, 1811; lived there fourteen years; came to this State in 1826, and has lived in the state fifty years; came to this Co. 1834, and has lived here forty-two years; was one of the earliest settlers; there were no houses in Princeton at that time; he holds the offices of Justice of the Peace and School Director; Rep; Lib; married Miss Maria Belknap, March 4, 1841; she was from Ohio; have six children, five sons and one daughter: lost one daughter; value of property $1,000.

MASTERS MILES. Milling and Grain Business, Sec. 18; P.O. Bureau Junction; born in the town of Dover, Bureau Co. Dec. 4, 1846; he has lived in this Co. thirty years; one of the early settlers here; is engaged in milling and grain business; he and his brother Arzy run the Bureau Valley Mills; firm of J. Masters Sons; value of their property $12,000; Rep; Bapt: he was in the army, Company A, 148th Reg. I. V. I,; has held office of Town Collector, Town Assessor, Road Commissioner, and School Trustee; married Miss Lena A. Rhodes, Feb. 7, 1868; she was born in Penn.; they have four children, two boys and two girls.

MASTERS ORRIN, Sec. 7; miller; Rep; Meth; born Ill.

MENARY THOS. works on railroad; Rep; Lib; born Scotland.

MENEREY THOS. works on railroad; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

MILLARD WM. Foreman railroad; Rep; Lib; born Wis.

MILLER DAVID S. Sec, 18; farmer; Rep; .Lib; born Ohio; 10,000 acres, val. $300,000.

MILLER E. P. Sec. 18; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Ill.

MOLONEY JOHN, works on railroad; Dem; born Md.

MOSS D. R. miller; Rep: Christian: born Adams Co. Penn.

NELSON P., Teamster; Rep; Luth: born Sweden.

OBERY JOHN; Sec. 6; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

OLESON LEWIS, Sec. 8; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

OLSON LEWIS, Farmer, Sec. 8; P.O. Bureau Junction; born in Sweden, April 18, 1842: lived there twenty-two years; came to this country in 1866, and to this state and Co. the same year, and has lived here ten years; he was married in 1869; his wife died 1870; has one child; Rep; Luth; his mother has lived in this county twenty-four years; is one of the early settlers; his father died Dec. 29, 1873; he has one sister at home, and one sister married: he and his brother August carry on farm: they own 50 acres, value $2,000.

PALMER JOHN, Sec. 6; farmer; tenant; Rep; Lib; born N.Y.

PETERSON JAS. works on railroad; Dem; Lib; born Denmark.

PIERSON P. Sec. 6; farmer, renter; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

RAMSEY EBEN H. Clerk Bureau House; Rep; Lib; born N.H.

RANDALL LORIN, Farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born R.I.

RAMSEY JOHN L. Bureau House, Bureau Junction; born Hillsboro Co. N.H., Sept. 17, 1830; lived there sixteen years; attended school in Orleans Co. N.Y. two years; taught school in Kentucky three years; he kept books in Cincinnati two years; was engineer on C. R .I. & P. R. R.; has been in the hotel business here eight years; proprietor Bureau house; he is Freight and Ticket Agent C. R. I. & P. R. R. at this place; has held offices Postmaster, School Trustee and Town Clerk, and is Justice of the Peace; Rep; Lib; married Miss Mary E. Nelson, of Lexington, Ky. Jan. 28, 1857; they have six children, two sons and four daughters; came to Bureau Co. 1854.

RANDALL Z. Carpenter; Rep; Meth; born Mass.

RANSON F. Sec. 7; farmer; Rep; Lib; born England; 285 acres, val. $12,000.

RASER J. Conductor on railroad; Ind; Lib; born Ohio.

RODERICK E. Foreman railroad; Rep; Bapt; born Wales.

RUSSELL SAMUEL, Farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Bureau Junction; born in Canada, Sept. 12, 1843; came to this state and Co. in infancy, and has lived here thirty-two years; one of the earliest settlers; he holds offices of Town Clerk, School Trustee, and Commissioner of Highways; Rep; Christian; owns 160 acres of land, value $6,400; married Miss Fannie A. Moss, Dec. 15, 1867; she was born in Shelby Co. Ohio, Sept. 4, 1844; they have three children, one son and two daughters.

SAMUELSON JOHN, Sec. 5; laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden.

SEARLE GEORGE, Sec. 8; farmer, tenant; Rep; Meth; born Ohio.

SHADE J. Shoemaker; Rep; born Ohio.

SHEHAN PAT, works on railroad; Dem;. Cath; born Ireland.

SHIELDS W. M. Mrs. widow; Univ; born Ill.

SMITH J. Sec. 4; farmer; Dem; Lib; born Ohio.

SMITH WM. H. Sec. 4; farmer; Rep; Luth; born Germany.

THURSTEN WM. Farmer; Rep; Lib.

WATSON L. Sec. 18; laborer; Dem; Lib; born III.

WELCH JAMES, Sec. 7; laborer; Rep; Cath; born Ireland.

WHITE EDWARD, Merchant, Bureau Junction; born in Springfield, Mass. May 14, 1846; lived in that State nine years; came to Princeton, Bureau Co. in 1855, and has lived in this Co. twenty-one years; is engaged in mercantile business, general store, and doing good trade; value of stock $4,000; Rep; Christian; he holds office of Post-master this town; he married Miss Louisia M. Phillips, Dec. 2, 1875; she was born in this county; she died May 17, 1876.

WRIGHT NATHAN, Sec. 9; farmer, tenant; Dem; Lib; born Ohio.

 

 


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