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ADRIAN AUG. Sec. 28, P. O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born Sweden.

ALBEE A. Sec. 18, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Dem; Lib; born Vt; 120 acres, val. $6,000.

ALBEE CHAS. lives with father, Sec. 18, P.O. Tiskilwa; Dem; Lib; born Ill.

ALLEN H. H. Sec. 6, P.O. Milo; farmer; Rep; Meth; born N. H.; 120 acres, val. $6,000.

AMMONS J. Sec. 21, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born Vt.

AMONS ALFRED, Sec. 30, P.O. Henry; farmer, renter; Rep; New Light; born Penn.

AMONS JOSHUA, Sec. 30, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Rep; New Light; born Penn.

ANDERSON ABRAHAM, Sec. 20, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Christian; born Penn; 320 ac.

ANDERSON ANDREW, Sec. 20, P.O. Lone Tree; Rep, Lib; born Penn; 500 ac. val. $25,000.

ANDERSON GEO. Sec. 20, P.O. Lone Tree; laborer; Rep; Lib; born Va.

ANDERSON RICHARD, Sec. 21, P.O. Lone Tree; laborer; Rep; Lib; born Va.

AMMERMAN JOHN, Sec. 7, P.O. Milo; laborer; Dem; Lib; born N. J.

BALL JOHN, Sec. 21; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born Iowa.

BARBER H. O. Sec. 18, P.O. Milo; farmer; Rep; Meth; born N.Y.

BARTO FRANK, lives with father, Sec. 18, P.O. Tiskilwa; Ind; Bapt; born Ill.

BEAN W. H. Sec. 31, P.O. Henry; laborer; Rep; Dutch Reformed; born Penn.

BARTO WM. H. Sec. 18, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Ind; Bapt; born N.Y.; 260 ac. val. $13,000.

BELL JOHN, Sec. 29, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Dem; Pres; born Ireland; 160 ac. val. $5,000.

BETTIS CHAS. Sec. 32, P. O.; Henry; blacksmith; Dem; Lib; born Ill.

BETTIS F. B. Sec. 31, P.O. Henry; painter; Ind; Lib; born Ill.

BETTIS J. W. Sec. 31, P.O. Henry; merchant; Ind; Lib; born N.Y.

BURKEY JOHN, Sec. 4, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Dem;. Mennonite; born Germany; 190 acres.

BURNS DANIEL, Sec. 20, P.O. Lone Tree; laborer; Dem; Cath; born Canada.

CALIFF E. P. Sec. 31, P.O. Henry; farmer; Rep; Univ; born Vt; 240 ac. val. $12,000.

COOK S. L. Sec. 6, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, rents; Rep; Lib; born III.

CLEMENT WM. W. Farmer, Sec. 19, P.O. Tiskilwa; born Niagara Co. N.Y. Aug. 19, 1840, lived in that state twenty-two years, came to this state and county in 1865, and has lived here eleven years; has held office of Road-master; was in the army—enlisted in the 19th N.Y. Light Artillery, Army of the Potomac; was in every battle from the battle in the Wilderness to the taking of Petersburg under Grant; Rep; Lib; owns 270 acres land, value $10,800; married Miss Clara E. Clark, Dec. 25, 1867; she was born on the farm where they now live, Oct. 18, 1845; she is a daughter of Stephen M. Clark; he was one of the early settlers, came here in 1844 and bought this farm of the man who entered it; they have four children, two sons and two daughters.

COX JOHN B. Sec. 20, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born N. C.

DANGERFIELD HENRY, Sec. 7; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Mo.

DAWSON C. M. Sec. 21, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Va; 40 ac. $2,500.

DAWSON J. Sec. 17, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born Va.

DENTENBENGER JOHN, Sec. 5; laborer; Dem; Cath; born Germany.

DRAPER E. Sec. 7, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Ohio; 120 acres, val. $6,000.

DUNN WAKEMAN, Secv33; farmer, renter; Dem; Lib; born Va.

DUNN WALLACE, Sec. 33; farmer.

EDMINSTER CHAS. B. Sec. 7, P.O. Tiskilwa;. farmer; Rep; Lib; born N.Y.; owns 80 ac.

FUNSON HENRY O. Sec. 28, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Lib; born Ohio.

FUNSON THOS. Sec. 28, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Meth. pref.; Ireland; 240 ac.

GORBY ASA, Sec. 28, laborer; Dem; Lib; born Pa.

HALEY DAN, Sec. 8, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, renter; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

HALEY JOHN, Sec. 16, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

HAM WM. H. Sec. 32, P.O. Henry; farmer, renter; Dem; Meth; born N.Y.

HAYES JOHN, Sec. 4, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, renter; Dem; Luth; born Germany.

HUNAGEL JOHN, Sec. 32, P.O. Henry; merchant; Ind; Luth; born Germany.

HUNTER ANDREW, Sec. 19, P.O. Milo; farmer; Rep; Meth; born N.Y.; 86 ac. val. $4,500.

HUNTER ANDREW, Sec. 19, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Rep; Cong; born Vt.

HUNTER EDWIN, lives with A. Hunter, Sec. 19; Rep; Meth; born Ill.

HUNTER ENOCH, Farmer, Sec. 19, P.O. Tiskilwa; born Windham Co. Vt. Sept. 23, 1826; removed to Cortland Co. N.Y. at an early age, lived there nineteen years; came to this state and county in 1846 and has lived here thirty years, one of the early settlers, only several log houses between here and Henry at that time; has held office School Director and Path-master; has just completed one of best houses in this town; Rep; Meth; owns 500 acres land, value $25,000; he married Miss Adeline M. Baker July 1, 1849; she was from Ind.; they have three children, daughters.

HUNTER ROBT. Sec. 18, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Vt.; 240 ac. val. $12,000.

HUNTER SENECA, Sec. 18, P.O. Milo; farmer; Rep; Meth; born N.Y.; 60 acres, val. $3,000.

JENNETT M. Sec. 17, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Ind; Cath; born Ireland; 300 ac. $12.000.

JENNETT WM. Sec. 17, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Dem; Cath; born Ill

JOHNSON GEORGE, Sec. 29; P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Dem; Lib; born Pa.

JOHNSON WM. Sec. 20, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Ind; Lib; born Va.

KIRK DAVID, Sec. 29, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep Lib.

KNIGHT MOSES, Sec. 32, P.O. Henry; farmer; Ind; Lib; born N.Y.; 90 ac. $4,000.

KUHN NICHOLAS; Sec. 9, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Ind; Cath; born Germany; 160 ac. $7,500

KUHN NICHOLAS, Sec. 9, P.O. Tiskilwa; lives with, father; Ind; Cath; born Ill.

LAWSON RICHARD, Sec. 28, laborer; Rep; Luth; born Sweden,

MCAFEE SAMUEL, Sec. 20, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Chris; born Ohio.

McLOUGHLIN HENRY, Sec. 32, laborer; Rep; Lib; born Pa.

McLOUGHLIN J. B. M.D. Sec. 32, physician: Rep; Meth; born Pa.

McLOUGHLIN THOS. Sec. 32, laborer; Rep; Lib; born Ill.

MCNEIL J. W: Sec. 9, laborer; Rep; Bapt; born Mass.

MERRITT EDWIN N. Sec. 7, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Rep; Lib; born N.Y.; 170 ac. $8,000.

MERRITT EMERSON, lives with father, Sec. 6, P.O. Tiskilwa; Rep; Meth. pref.; born N.Y.

MERRITT STEPHEN, Farmer, Sec. 6, P.O. Tiskilwa; born in town Wheatland, Bureau Co. Feb. 3, 1850; he has lived in this town and county twenty-six years, he was born on the farm where they now live; has held the office of Road-master; Rep; Meth; owns 275 acres land, val. $14,000; married Miss Lurana Jane Barber Sept. 18, 1872, she was born in
Tompkins Co. N.Y. Feb. 18, 1854; she came to this state in 1857; they have one child, a son, Harvey Stephen Merritt, born May 9,1873.

MILLER F. C. Sec. 19, laborer; Dem; Lib; born Ind.

MOFFITT HUGH, Sec. 30, P.O. Henry; farmer; Ind; Lib; born Ohio; 300 acres, $12,000.

MOFFITT NORTON, lives with father, Sec. 30, P.O. Henry; Ind; Lib; born Ill.

MONTGOMERY E. Sec. 20, P.O. Lone Tree; laborer; Dem; Lib; born Pa.

MURPHY EDWD. Sec. 21, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep, Chris; born Ireland; 300 ac. $12,000.

NURANVILLE D. Sec. 18, carpenter; Ind; Meth. pref.; born N.Y.

O'BRIEN D. Sec. 16, P.O. Lone Tree; farmer, renter; Dem; Cath; born Ireland.

OAKES THOS. A. Sec. 21, P.O. Lone Tree; merchant; Dem; Bapt; born Va.

OSTHOFF GEORGE, Sec. 5, P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Dem; Evang; born Ill.

OSTHOFF FRED. Farmer, Sec. 5; P.O. Tiskilwa; born in Buffalo, N. Y. Nov. 5, 1847; he lived there only one and a half years; lived in Wisconsin six months, came to LaSalle Co. this state, in 1849; lived there thirteen years, and came to this county in 1862, and has lived here fourteen years; Dem; Evang; .the estate owns 160 acres, value $9,600; he manages and farms the home place; his mother, Mrs. Magdalen Osthoff, lives on the home place; she was born in Germany; he has four brothers and three sisters, all living in this county.

OSTHOFF M. Mrs. Sec. 5; P.O. Tiskilwa; widow; Cath; born Germany; 160 acres; $8,000.

PATTERSON ROBERT, Sec. 9; P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, renter; Rep; Meth; born Pa.

POWELL U. Z. Sec. 21; P.O. Lone Tree; blacksmith; Dem; Lib; born Pa.

RICH DANIEL, Sec. 9; P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Christian; born Ills.

RICH DANIEL A. Sec. 21; P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Christian; born Ills.

RICH GEO. N. Sec. 9; P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Christian; born Ills.

RICH HENRY, Farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. Lone Tree; born in Monongalia Co. Virginia, March 15,1813; he lived in State of Virginia twenty-one years; he spent the following three or four years traveling down the river, through some thirteen different states, north and south, as far as New Orleans; he came to this state and to Bureau County, at Princeton, June 3, 1844, and has resided here over thirty-two years; one of the earliest settlers; there was no house between here, where he now resides, and Henry at that time; he has held office of Assessor of this town; he has held office of Justice of Peace for the past six years; Rep; Christian; owns 530 acres land, value $27,200; he married Sarah Anderson, May 21, 1839; she was born in Monongalia Co. Virginia, June 22, 1822; they have had eleven children, six sons and five daughters; lost four sons and one daughter.

RINGENBERG JACOB, Sec. 8; farmer, renter; born Germany.

RICH LEVI D. Sec. 21; P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Rep; Christian; born Ills.

RICH SELENA Mrs. Widow, Sec. 9; P.O. Lone Tree; born in Fayette County, Pa. Sept. 19,1822; Christian;, owns 80 acres land; she lived in State of Penn. about-twenty-four years; she came to this state, Bureau County, April 12, 1846, and has lived here over thirty years, and is one of early settlers; she married Mr. Washington Rich, Nov. 10, 1842; he was born in Virginia, Nov. 24, 1819; he died Oct. 17, 1861; they have had eleven children, lost four, seven sons and four daughters; she married Mr. Rawley Rich, July 30, 1862; he was from Virginia; he died May 31, 1873; her son Daniel carries on farm.

RUNNELLS DAVID, Sec. 32; P.O. Henry; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Maine; 150 acres.

RUNNELLS THOS. A. Sec. 32; P.O. Henry; farmer; Rep; Meth; born Ind; 80 acres.

RUNNELLS W. D. Sec. 32; P.O. Henry; lives with father; Rep; Meth; born Ind.

RYAN HUGH, Sec. 9; P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Dem; Cath; born Ireland; 80 acres; $4,000.

RYAN PAT, Sec. 8; P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, renter; Dem; Cath; Ireland.

SMITH A., P.O. Milo; laborer; Rep; Lib; born Pa.

SQUIRES EDWIN H. Sec. 18; P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born Ohio.

SCHERTZ JOSEPH, Sec. 5; P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer; Ind; Mennonite; born France; 380 ac.

SHURTS PETER P. Farmer, Sec. 31; P.O. Henry; born in Hunterdon County, N.J. Nov. 7, 1811; lived in New Jersey about forty years, and came to this state and county in 1851, and has lived here over twenty-five years; has held office of Road. Commissioner and Path-master; Rep; Luth; owns 120 acres of land, value $6,000; he married Miss Effie Tiger, Dec. 19, 1833; she was born in Hunterdon Co. New Jersey, Aug. 8, 1805; they have eight children.

STARERTH AUG. Sec. 9; P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, renter; Dem; Cath; born Germany.

SWANZY J. J. Sec. 28; P.O. Senachwine; farmer; Dem; Lib; born Ills; 500 acres, val. $20,000.

SWIFT J. P. Sec. 31; P.O. Henry; farmer; Rep; Lib; born N. Y.; 160 acres, val. $6,000.

TIGER AMOS, Sec. 7; P.O. Milo; farmer; Dem; Lib; born N. J.; 415 acres, val. $20,000.

TOZIER FRANK B. Sec. 18; P.O. Henry; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born Ills.

TOZIER JOSEPH A. Sec. 18; farmer, renter; Ind; Lib; born Ills.

TOWNSEND J. SEWELL, Farmer and Stock Raiser, Sec. 31; P.O. Henry; born in Orleans County, N. Y. Jan. 11, 1841; he lived in New York State about six years; came to this state in 1847; lived in Peoria County four years; lived in Marshall County fifteen years; came to this county in 1866: has lived here ten years; he holds office Commissioner of Highways, also School Director; Dem; Lib; owns 160 acres land, value $9,600; he married Miss Loretta Edminster, Aug. 24, 1862; she was born in Cortland County, N.Y. July 4, 1846; lived there thirteen years; came to this state in 1859; they have two children, sons, George Fred, born Aug. 2, 1863; John Wilfred, born April 4, 1865.

VAIL RICHARD, Sec. 20; P.O. Lone Tree; farmer; Ind; Lib; born N. Jersey; 320 acres; $12,000.

WAGNER AUG. Sec. 4; P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, renter; Dem; Luth; born France.

WELTON B. Sec. 7; P.O. Tiskilwa; farmer, renter; Ind; Epis; born Conn; 1,000 ac.

WHITMAN J. A. Sec. 32; farmer, renter; Rep; Lib; born Ills.

WOLF M. Sec. 19; P.O. Milo; laborer; Ind; Lib; born Ind.

WRIGHT C. Sec. 17, P.O. Lone Tree; laborer; Rep; Lib; born Pa.

ZERLEIN ANNIE Mrs. Sec. 4; P.O. Tiskilwa; widow; Mennonite; born France; 160 acres; $8,000.

 

 


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