The first part of this John Weber, came from the History and Biography Book from Burearu Cty. page 686 

John Weber, was born near Hesse-Cassel, Germany, on July 1827. His parents was Adam & May (Snyde) Weber where they died. Having 3 children Martin, now living in Germany, Mrs. Catherine Debus, who lives in Peru, our subject John, who was educated and studied music in Germany and was a soldier in the German Army.

He married in Germany to Julia Hammel, and they had 6 children. Henry T., John H., Emma, Ellizabeth, Louis P. and Ida. In Dec 1854, Mr. Weber came to America and settled in LaSalle Cty. He engaged in farming, first renting land and afterwards buyin a farm. In April 1877, he sold the farm in LaSalle Cty. and brought the E.C. Hlll place of 200 acres which was for many years the State Premuim Farm. He now owns 410 acres. He was indepent in politics, voting for the best man. He was a member of the A.F. & A. M.


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