ANDERSON OLOF, Stock Dealer, Andover ; born in Linkopings lan , Sweden , 1845;came to this county in 1849; Dem; Ind ; owns So acres of land; Mr. Anderson was in U. S.army, Co. H,12th Ills. Inf. during the civil war; was in twenty-four battles and ninety skirmishes, and was wounded at Resaca , Ga ; was married to Miss Emma Larson, 1868; hashad four children, all living.
GODFREY B. W. Farmer, Sec. II, P.O. Cambridge; bom in Tompkins Co. N. V., Feb. 28, 1835; came to this Co. in1859; Rep; Meth; was married the 9th October, 1870. to Sarah Seymour; has five children: was in the army three vears, Company C, 112th Reg. Ills. Vol.
KRONBERG A.. P. Farmer, Sec. 17, P.O. Andover; born in Kronberg's Lan, Sweden, , came to this county in 1853; Rep; Meth; owns 24 acres of land, valued at $600; served in U. S. Army during the civil war, in Co. H, 43d Ill.Inf; was discharged, and re-enlisted in Co. I, 9th I11. Inf; fought successfully in thirteen battles, and was wounded at Resaca, Georgia; was married first time to Maria Johansson; had with her five children, all dead; was married again in June, 1869, to Mrs. Maja Greta Andersdatter, from Gestrick-land, Hille Sacken, Sweden; she had three children, William. Anna Cathrina, and Maria Olson.
OLSON CHARLES, Farmer, Sec. 23, P.O. Cambridge; born Christdala Sn. Smoland, Sweden, 1833; came to county, 1857; Rep; Meth; owns So acres, value $5,000; was married 1864, to Miss Christina Hanson, from Helsingland, Sweden; has had seven children, four living; served in the112ith Ills. Inf.-during the war, for three years, and fought at Ft. Donelson, Pittsburg Landing, Vicksburg and several other places
ATWOOD JUTSON M. Farmer; S c. 23; P.O. Cambridge; Rep; born in Onitda Co- N.Y. Nov. 6, 1846 ; came to this county in 1855; was a member of Co I, 112th I11. Vol. Inf having entered the army at the age of 16; he served his country three years; was one of the sufferers in Libby and Andersonville prisons during 14 months; married Miss Jane Brown, of this Co. July 4, 1867, who was born in England Jan. I, 1846; he has three sons: Willie, born Sept. 21, 1853 ; Blackley N. Oct. 12, 1872; and Newhall, June 5, 1875 ; has 82 acres, worth 86,000.
HOWELL CHARLES G-. Farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Geneseo; was born in Monongalia Co. W. Va. Jan. 22, 1837, where he and Miss Sarah C. Holland, born Aug. IO, 1835, were educated, whom he married Sept. 30, 1860; he enlisted Aug. 14, 1862 in Co. C, I4th W. Va. Vol. Inf. and served his country nearly three years; was honorably discharged July 3, 1865; Bapt; is Deacon of his church; Rep; and has been School Director for seven years; he has six daughters, Rebecca J., Susan O., Blanche B., Jessie F., Love A. and Anna H; he has 166 acres of land, valued at $10,000.
STREED S. P. Farmer, Sec. 36; P.O. Cambridge; bom Majola Horns, Sn. Ostergotaland, Sweden, April 26, 1815; came to Co, 1849: Rep; Luth; owns 120 acres, value §6,000; served in the 1st Royal Lif. Grenadier Reg. Ydre Co C, for ten years, in Sweden, until 1846; was married Dec. 26, 1838, to Anna Greta Johansdotter, from same place; had with her one son, who died; married again to Clara Petersdotter, March 28, 1841; had with her four children, of whom one son, Anton M. Ferdinand, is living; married third time to Annie Sophia Nilsdotter, from Hyckling Sn. same Lan; has has with her ten children, of whom seven are living.
BARNES FRANCIS M. Farmer, Sec. 29, P.O. Osco; was born in Maryland, July 3, 1845; came to Rock Island Co. in 1856; to this co-inty in 1863; at the age of 19 he enlisted in Co. H, 37th 111 Vet. Vol. Inf. April 20, 1864 ; thus served his country until discharged, May 15. 1866; he was in the charge and at the capture of Fort Elakley, Mobile Bay, and the capture of Des Arc, Ark; was special Provost Guard at Mobile; Dem; has been School Director eight years; in rel. Meth; is now Steward; married Mary A. Denton, Nov. 21, 1867, who was born in Canada; came to this county in 1854; both were educated at the schools in this Co; have one son, Frederick A. and three daughters, Maria L., Mary J. and Nettie E; have 40 acres, worth $3,000.
EMMERT GEORGE S. Farmer, Sec. 7; P.O. Morristown; was born Dec. 2, 1839 ; came to Illinois from Pennsylvania in the Fall of 1851; was educated and taught school in this county; he enlisted for three years in Co. H, 37th 111. Vol. Inf. Sept. 21, 1861 ; was. in the battles of Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove, where he lost his right leg; was honorably discharged March 9, 1863; was twice elected Tax Collector; married Fannie S. Dickerson, of Atkinson, Jan. 21, 1868; was then appointed Postmaster of that place; returned to Osco; was again elected Tax Collector, and held the office for three years; is School Director; Ind. Rep; Luth; elder of the church; his wife was removed by death May 30. 1876: he has five sons, William L., Philip M., George A., John F. and Frederick H.; he owns 82 acres of land, worth $5,500.
LINDQUEST CHARLES, Farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Osco; born in Sweden, Nov. 5, 1833; came to this county in July, 1859; enlisted in Co. C, 426. 111. Vol. Inft. Aug. 10, 1861; served during the war; was in the battles of Island No. 10, Corinth, Nashville, Murfreesboro, Mis sionary Ridge, Dalton, Resaca, and seventeen other battles; was wounded four times; he married Maria S. Johnson Feb. 28, 1866; they had iwo sons; Charles E., born May 28, 1869; Gustaf L., Dec. 2, 1871; one daughter, Maria C., Oct. 21, 1866; his wife was removed by death March 16. 1873; he subsequently married Josephina C. Frances Aug. 20, 1874; their children are two daughters —Emma C., born July 22, 1875, and Sarah E., Jan. 26, 1877; his wife died Feb. 10, 1877; he is Luth; is Deacon; Rep; is Tax Collector; has been School Director seven years; has 120 acres land, worth $8,000.
LINDQUEST CHARLES, Farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Osco; born in Sweden, Nov. 5, 1833; came to this county in July, 1859; enlisted in Co. C, 426. 111. Vol. Inft. Aug. 10, 1861; served during the war; was in the battles of Island No. 10, Corinth, Nashville, Murfreesboro, Missionary Ridge, Dalton, Resaca, and seventeen other battles; was wounded four times; he married Maria S. Johnson Feb. 28, 1866; they had iwo sons; Charles E., born May 28, 1869; Gustaf L., Dec. 2, 1871; one daughter, Maria C., Oct. 21, 1866; his wife was removed by death March 16. 1873; he subsequently married Josephina C. Frances Aug. 20, 1874; their children are two daughters —Emma C., born July 22, 1875, and Sarah E., Jan. 26, 1877; his wife died Feb. 10, 1877; he is Luth; is Deacon; Rep; is Tax Collector; has been School Director seven years; has 120 acres land, worth $8,000
MCCARTY JOHN T. Farmer, Sec. II; P.O. Cambridge; a son of David McCarty, a soldier in the war of l8l2; was born in Cheshire, Gallia Co. Ohio, Feb. 18, 1827; was educated and came to Peoria Co. in 1848; married Mary A. Miller; he is a Dem; was Road Commis sioner; came to this Co. in June, 1857; his wife having been removed by death, he subsequently married Sarah A. Robinson, of Andover, Nov. 29, 1866, who was born in Pa; came to Henry Co. and engaged in school teaching; they are Meth; have five sons —William J., born April 15, 1851; Albert, Jan. 30, 1862; John A., Nov. 12, 1868; Elbert C., Oct. 22, 1874; and Charles T., July 4, 1863; five daughters—Sarah E., Sept. 21, 1852; Mary E., July 5, 1854; Henrietta. July 3, 1858; Mary A., Sept. 30, 1867; and Florence M., Jan. 15, 1871; has been School Director twelve years, and owns 160 acres land, worth $12,000.
McGEE CHARLES, Farmer, Sec. r. P.O. Geneseo; was born in Peoria Co. 111. Jan. 18, 1844 , where he was educated; at the age of 17 he enlisted in Co. H, 86th 111. Vol. Inft. and served his country three years; after serving about twenty months he was promoted to the position of Q. M. Sergt. which position he held until he was honorably discharged at the close of the war; he was in the battles of Perryville, Chicamauga, Missionary Ridge, and at the siege of Knoxville; was also with Gen. Sherman during his celebrated campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta, and thence to the sea; came to this Co. in June, 1865; married Miss Nellie Paine, of Geneseo, Sept. 22, 1870, formerly of R.I., where she was educated; in rel. they are Bapts; he is Rep. in pol. and has So acres land, valued at $4,500.
WILLIAMSON HIRAM F. Farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Osco; was bom in Indiana Co Pa. July 13, 1833, where he was educated, and was engaged mostly in the lumber business; came to this county in the Fall of 1856; married Hanna P. Denton, Nov.1,1860, who at an early age moved with her parents from her native state, N. Y., to Winnebago Co., thence to this county, where she was educated at the schools at Geneseo; he has two sons: Jacob D., born Nov. 12, 1861; and George M., April 16, 1868; his wife having been removed by death, April 24, 1868, he subsequently married Melissa A. Denton, Oct. 24, 1869; she is the daughter of Ambrose Denton, a well known surveyor, formerly of this county; she was born in Winnebago Co. Oct. n, 1845; came here with her parents in 1852, was educated in our public schools and a select school at Orion; he enlisted for three years Aug, 9, 1862, in Co. C, 112 ILL. V. I.; was in the E. Tenn. Raid; was detailed with the ammunition train for seven months; returned to his regiment; was engaged in several skirmishes and battles in E, Tenn.; was also in the Georgia campaign, and wounded at the battle of Resaca; Meth; was Sabbath-school Superintendent; Rep; School Director two years.
HARRINGTON R. Capt. was born in Logansburg. Franklin Co. N.Y. Feb. 18, 1822 ; Rep; Lib. Mr. Harrington is a self-made man, having to care for himself at the early age of 12, besides doing much for the support of his parents. At the age of 16 he entered the regular army, in 1837, and served five years under the command of Gen. Worth in the 8th Regular Infantry; was three years in the Florida war in Co. K. 8th U.S.I. He moved permanently to Geneseo in 1856; he served as captain of Co. B, 9th I.Y. Cavalry in the rebellion; he mar ried Feb. 22, 1845, at Massena, N.Y., Miss Martha Campbell, of Windsor Co. Vt.; she was born March 7, 1827; he has buried two children, an only daughter, Clara P., Jan. S, 1865, and oldest son Wm. H., Oct. 31,1868, who was, at the lime of his death, the proprietor of the Harrington House, Geneseo; has three living children : Henry G., Frank R., and Fred A.; he is at present one of the Directors of the Farmers' National Bank; is also President of the Geneseo Temperance Reform Club. By judicious management of himself and wife, he has a handsome competency for the remainder of life. His present business is real estate dealing and money loaning. The Capt. has one of the finest residences in Henry Co