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ADAMS James, renter; Sec. 20; P.O. Thomson.
ALEXANDER C.H. farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Argo.
ALLEN Silas, laborer; Thomson.
APPLETON Nathan J. shoemaker; Thomson.
ATHERTON Amasa G. wagon maker; Sec. 3; P.O. Argo.
ATHERTON Byron, farmer; Sec. 3; P.O. Argo.
ATHERTON Chas. Sec. 3; P.O. Argo; living with M.F. atherton; born in Windham Co., Vt., Jan. 22, 1796; came to this Co. in 1845.
ATHERTON L.W. Farmer; Sec. 3; P.O. Argo; born in Essex Co., N.Y., Dec. 3, 1813; came to this Co. in 1845, 32 years ago, and is one of the oldest settlers; owns 140 acres land, valued at $5,600; has been married twice; first wife was Phoebe A. Belden; she was born in the same Co., in 1815; she died in 1844; he was married again, to Helen, widow of Orin Page; she was born in the Co.; has four children by first wife: Wm. L. living in Cass Co., Neb.; Frances (now Mrs. Orin Philips); Sarah (now Mrs. B. Delano), living in this town; Cornelia (now Mrs. O.F. Burlingame), living in Wis.; four children by second wife: May, Elnora, Sylvester and Edwin.
ATHERTON M.F. Farmer; Sec. 3; P.O. Argo; born in Springfield, Mass., Sept. 17, 1817; has been a resident of this Co. since the Fall of 1844, 33 years ago; owns 156 acres land, valued at $5,460; married Miss Mary Bendict, Oct. 14, 1840; she was born in Essex Co., N.Y., Oct. 9, 1820; they have one son and one daughter: Jane A. (now Mrs. David Smith), born in this Co., June 17, 1848; Geo. B., in this Co., Jan. 6, 1852; was Road Commissioner 9 years, and was the first School Director in the Tp.
ATHERTON Ralph B. blacksmith; Thomson.
ATHERTON S. farmer; Sec. 13; P.O.Argo.

BAILEY Herbert C. farmer; Sec. 2; P.O.Argo.
BAILEY Elijah, Farmer and Stock Raiser; Sec. 1; P.O. Mt. Carroll; born in Warren Co., N.Y., May 25, 1824; came to this Co., in 1839, and is one of the earliest settlers; owns 414 acres land, valued at $16,540; married Miss Sarah A. Holman, Oct. 30, 1850; she was born in Warren Co., N.Y., Nov. 30, 1831; they have six children: Alice E. Born Aug 17, 1851; Clara E., March 25, 1853; Sylvia E., June 17, 1854; Orson E., Jan. 20, 1856; Bertha E., Nov. 9, 1864; Delana E., Feb. 24, 1872; was Assessor, Highway Commissioner and School trustee a number of years.
BAILEY Justus, Farmer; Sec. 2; P.O. Argo; born in Warren Co., N. Y., March 21, 1822; came to this Co. in Aug., 1845; owns 80 acres land, valued at $2,400; married Miss L.A. Melendy, Feb. 21, 1854; she was born in Cambridge, LaMoille Co., Vt., Dec. 2, 1823; they have seven children: Herbert C., born Sept. 8, 1855; Leslie E., Nov. 3, 1857; Alvan J., Nov. 4, 1861; Earl P., Jan. 12, 1864; Carrie, June 20, 1866; Melvin and Mabel (twins), Nov. 4, 1871; Mr. B. is Supervisor of York Tp.
BAILEY W.J. farmer; Sec.11; P.O.Argo.
BAILEY Monroe, farmer; sec. 11; P.O. Argo.
BALCOM E.W. farmer; Sec. 10; P.O. Argo.
BALCOM T. farmer; Sec. 10; P.O. Argo.
BALCOM W.H. postmaster; S.10; P.O. Argo.
BARRETT H.S. farmer; Sec. 34; P.O. Thomson.
BARRETT Henry S. Farmer; Sec. 34; P.O. Thomson; born in the Town of West Port, Essex Co., N.Y., October 31, 1831; came to this Co. in May, 1852; owns 282 acres; married Miss Abby E. Safford, Feb. 11, 1867; she was born in Essex Co., N.Y., July 17, 1841; they have two daughters: Cora A. and Mabel R.
BARRETT John, Farmer; Sec. 12; P.O. Thomson; born in Miami Co., Ohio, March 12, 1823; came to this Co. in June, 1853; has been married twice; first wife was Lucy C. Renslow; she was born in Vt.; was married again to Julia A. Potter; she was born in Ind.; they have three children: Philo E., Mary A. and Elmira J.
BENNETT E. farmer; Sec. 1; P.O. Mt. Carroll.
BENNETT G. farmer; Sec. 1; P.O. Mt. Carroll.
BENNETT Jas. Farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Thomson; born in LaMoille Co., Vt., June 8, 1829; has been a resident of this Co. 22 years; owns 400 acres land, valued at $12,000; married Miss Jane Dunshee, April 29, 1851; she was born in the same Co., March 17, 1829; have two sons: Wayland, born May 24, 1859; Robert, Sept. 14, 1862.
BEVINS Edwin, Farmer; Sec. 15; P.O.Argo; born in Warren Co., N.Y., Aug. 30, 1831; has been a resident of this Co. since Nov., 1865; owns 94 acres land, valued at $3,760; married Miss Julia M. Pentiss, Jan. 24, 1866; she was born in Westminster. Vt., Aug. 1, 1827; have one daughter, Frances P., born Nov. 14, 1867; was Commissioner of Highways 2 years, and School Director 8 years.
BEVINS Franklin Co. blacksmith; P.O.Argo.
BERT A. farmer; P.O.Thomson.
BIRGE Alonzo, renter; Sec. 1; P.O. Argo.
BRISTOL C.P. Clerk in Lumber Yard; Thomson; born in Dutchess Co., N.Y., Oct. 20, 1841; came to this Co. April 1, 1854, and has made this place his home ever since; married Miss Cynthia, daughter of A.M. French, Oct. 15, 1867 she was born in Burlington, Vt., Aug. 12, 1843; they have three children: Alice C., born April 27, 1871; Clarence M., Feb. 14, 1874; May L., May 30, 1877; was Collector one term and Police Magistrate one term; served 4 years and 2 months in the late rebellion--2 years and 7 months in Co. K, 15th I.V.I., and the balance of the time in Co. K, 66th U.S.C.I.
BRISTOL Henry S. Farmer; Sec. 18; P.O. Thomson; born in Dutchess Co., N.Y., Nov. 29, 1830; has been a resident of this Co. 34 years; married Miss Cyrena, daughter of Wm. Dyson; she was born in Bartholomew Co., Ind., Sept. 3, 1836; they were married April 1, 1855; they have six children: Frederick, Ella, Henry N., Franklin P., Eddie A. and Effie B.
BRISTOL Hinchliff, Farmer; Sec. 27; P.O. Thomson; born in Dutchess Co., N.Y., Feb. 15, 1834; he came to this Co. in the Fall of 1843; owns 120 acres land, valued at $3,600; married Miss Betsy A. Bennett, May 22, 1859; she was born in the same co., Feb. 23, 1840; have four children: Clara M., born May 11, 1860; Willard L., April 4, 1865; Etta O., June 9, 1869; Nellie B., May 14, 1876.
BRISTOL Peleg, Farmer; Sec. 8; P.O. Thomson; born in Dutchess Co., N.Y., Sept. 11, 1837; has been a resident of this Co. 34 years; owns 240 acres land, valued at $6,000; married Miss Josephine M. Bristol, in Nov., 1861; she was born in the same place, in Sept., 1844; have six children: Alexis A., Eunice M., Seneca A., Augustine M., Ester V., Alta D.; he served seven months in the late Regellion, in Co. I, 153d I.V.I.
BRISTOL W. farmer; Sec. 26; P.O. Thomson.
BOGUE Thos. farmer; Sec. 20; P.O. Thomson.
BRANTHAVER D. farmer; Sec. 12; P.O.Argo.
BRANTHAVER G.W. farmer; Sec. 12; P.O. Argo.
BRITTELL E. speculator; P.O. Thomson.
BROWN B.B. farmer; Sec. 15; P.O. Argo.
BROWN Chas. B. farmer; P.O. Thomson.
BROWN David, retired; Thomson.
BROWN H.J. Farmer; Sec. 16; P.O. Thomson; born in Ashtabula Co., Ohio, Sept. 10, 1843; has been a resident of this Co. since 1851; owns 180 acres land, valued at $7,200; married Miss Martha A. Colvin, March 21, 1867; she was born in this Co., March 8, 1845; they have three children; Walter E., born May 15, 1869; Edith M., June 30, 1873; R. Chase, Nov. 13, 1876; he served about twenty months in the late Rebellion, in Co. C, 92d I.V.I.
BROWN J.W. tailor; Thomson.
BROWN W. laborer; sec. 24; P.O. Thomson.
BUSH J.S. Farmer; Sec. 36; P.O. Johnson Creek; born in Madison Co., Vt., Oct. 7, 1824; has been a resident of this Co. 22 years; owns 300 acres land, valued at $12,000; married Miss Alma Esty, Oct. 3, 1852; she was born in Essex Co., N.Y., July 19, 1836; have two sons and two daughters Clara, born July 17, 1857; Ira, July 25, 1862; Albert, Oct. 2, 1865; Nellie, March 26, 1869; Road Commissioner 3 years.

CAIN John, farmer; Sec. 35; P.O. Thomson.
CAIN M. farmer; Sec. 35; P.O. Thomson.
CARPENTER C.H. farmer; Sec. 10; P.O. Argo.
CARPENTER J.E. farmer; Sec. 3; P.O.Argo.
CARPENTER John H. Carpenter and Joiner; sec. 10; P.O. Argo; born in Warren Co., N.Y., Oct. 23, 1828; came to this Co. in the Fall of 1855; owns 200 acres land, valued at $6,000; married Miss Hannah Kenyon, Jan. 28, 1858; she was born in Warren Co., N.Y,, Oct. 31, 1838; they have three sons and one adopted daughter: Sylvester C., born Oct. 1, 1858; Horace G. Sept. 3, 1860; Kellie B., Jan. 26, 1868; Hattie, Feb. 12, 1871.
CARPENTER S.B. farmer; Sec. 13; P,O, Argo.
CARROLL Calvin C. school teacher; Sec. 3; P.O.Argo.
CARROLL J.M. farmer; Sec. 3; P.O.Argo.
CARROLL Wm. Farmer; Sec. 3; P.O. Argo; born in Fairfax Co., Va., July 11, 1807; came to this Co. in 1835, over 42 years ago, and is one of the oldest settlers now living; owns 135 acres land, valued at $6,400; married Miss A.L. Christian; they were married March 26, 1840; she was born near Boonsborough, Md., Dec. 22, 1819; they have four sons and one daughter: Emma M. (now Mrs. Rufus Fields) born March 4, 1842; James L., May 28, 1843; Calvin C., Dec. 25, 1847; Wm. A., March 11, 1850; John M., Dec. 31, 1851; was Supervisor one term, and held other offices of trust.
CARROLL Wm. A. farmer; Sec. 3; P.O.Argo.
CARTER Wm. laborer; Sec. 17; P.O. Thomson.
CHAMBERS J.B. farmer; Sec. 36; P.O. Johnson Creek.
CHAPIN G. farmer; Sec. 1; P.O. Mt. Carroll.
COCHRAN Thos. Dry Goods and Groceries; Thomson; born in N.Y. City, Feb. 14, 1851; came to this Co. Jan. 18, 1871, and has been following the above business ever since; married Miss Susan, daughter of Noah Green, Jan. 1, 1874; she was born March 7, 1847; they have two children: Mattie, born June 28, 1875; Thomas, Nov. 11, 1877; is Village Trustee.
COLE Chas. farmer; sec. 20; P.O.Thomson.
COLE Geo. Proprietor of Cider and Feed Mill; Sec. 20; P.O. Thomson; born in LaMoille Co., Vt., Feb. 7, 1830; came to this Co. July 11, 1843, and has remained here ever since; married Miss Melissa Taylor; she was born in Wyoming Co., N.Y., August 6, 1834; they have five children: Charles, born Jan. 30, 1855; Albert, Aug. 2, 1857; Annie, Dec. 9, 1862; Edwin, March 19, 1865; Joseph, Sept. 6, 1867; lost two children: Lessie, born June 20, 1860, died Sept. 14, 1862; Edward, born Dec. 9, 1862, died July 22, 1863; was collector one term, Constable one term, and Postmaster two years.
COLE John, Farmer; Sec. 18; P.O. Thomson; born in LaMoille Co., Vt., March 22, 1831; came to this Co. in Oct., 1849; owns 151 acres land, valued at $4,983; has been married twice; first wife was Miss Kate Taylor; she was born in Wyoming Co., N.Y., July 31, 1836; they were married April 13, 1856; she died Aug. 30, 1867; was married again to Miss Susie Taylor, Jan. 29, 1868; she was born in Wyoming Co., N.Y., Nov. 24, 1840; one daughter by first wife: Emma; one son and one daughter by second marriage: Kate and Bayard.
COLVIN Geo. laborer; Sec. 16; P.O. Thomson.
COLVIN H. farmer; Sec. 10; P.O.Argo.
COLVIN Samuel L. Farmer; Sec. 15; P.O. Thomson; born in Will Co. Ill., Dec. 25,1835;came to this Co. with his parents when about three months of age, 41 years ago; owns 160 acres land, valued at $6,400; married Miss Mary Williams, March 5, 1864; she was born in Rutland Co., Vt., Aug. 17, 1843; have four children: James Homer, born Aug. 20, 1866; Joseph, Nov. 19, 1870; Samuel, Sept. 25, 1871; Eva, Jan. 10, 1876; he served 3 months and 15 days in the late Rebellion, in Co. A. 65th I.V.I.
CONE H.B. Dealer in Hardware and Farm Machinery; Thomson; born in Middletown, Middlesex Co., Conn., Oct. 27, 1814; came to this sate and located at Union Grove, Whiteside Co., in 1838; remained there until 1865, and then came to this place; married Miss Bary Bowe; she was born in the same place; no family; have one adopted son, Winfield D.M.
CONE W.D.M. harware dealer; Thomson.
CUSHMAN J.B. windmill mfr; Thomson.
CUSHMAN Jos. Of the firm of J. & J. B. Cushman, Manufacturers of the Eureka Windmill, and Dealers in all kinds of Pumps; Thomson; born in Randolph, Orange Co., Vt., Jan. 18, 1800; came to this town and Co. in 1853, and has remained here ever since; has been married three times; first wife was Catharine Burt; she was born in Essex Co., N.Y., in 1802; died May 28, 1826; second wife was Persis Philips, of the same place; born in 1803; she died June 5, 1836; third wife was Martha Drake, of the same place; born in 1810 died in 1861.

DELANA W.B. farmer; Sec. 1; P.O. Argo.
DENSMORE A.P. farmer; Sec. 13; P.O.Argo.
DENSMORE Egar B. farmer; Sec. 24; P.O.Johnson Creek.
DENSMORE John H. farmer; Sec.24; P.O. Johnson Creek.
DENSMORE W.L. farm; Sec. 13; P.O.Argo.
DIETZ, Walter laborer; Sec. 15; P.O.Argo.
DOBSON J. laborer; Sec. 23; P.O. Thomson.
DOTY Edw. farmer; Sec. 9; P.O. Thomson.
TOYLE (Doyle?) Thos.farmer; Sec. 4; P.O. Thomson.
DUNN Byron H. farmer; Thomson.
DUNN Capt. S.S. Retired; Thomson; born in Warren Co., N.Y., Sept. 22, 1821; left his home at the age of 18, and engaged in the lumber business on Lake Champlain, Northern Canal, and Hudson River, to N.Y. City, for six years; then came West, and located in York Tp., this Co., in Oct., 1845, over 32 years ago; settled on a farm, and has made this town his home ever since; at the breaking out of the Rebellion, Captain Dunn was one of the first to respond to the call for volunteers; he enlisted Sept. 22, 1861, as private, in Co. F, 52d I.V.I.; on the organization of the company, which occurred the 10th of October, he was appointed First Lieutenant; the first battle he participated in was the battle of Shiloh, which occurred on the 6th and 7th days of April, and on the 8th he was promoted to Captain; he was mustered out of service at Little Ogeechee, Ga, Dec. 18, 1864; he was elected Sheriff of this Co. in 1854; his term expired in 1856; Dec. 15, 1848, he married Miss Martha B. Holman; she was a native of Warren Co., N.Y., born Feb. 15, 1830; she died July 3, 1876, leaving four children: Byron H., born Sept. 18, 1849; Orpha A., March 18, 1851; Ida E., June 28, 1853; Olive M., Aug. 15, 1860.
DUNSHEE A.T. farm; Sec. 35; P.O. Thomson.
DUNSHEE K. farmer; Sec. 16; P.O. Thomson.
DUNSHEE Timothy, Farmer and Stock Raiser; Sec. 28; P.O. Thomson; born in LaMoille Co., Vt., July 22, 1827; came to this Co. in Nov., 1850; owns 237 acres land, valued at $11,850; has been married twice; first wife was Miss Mary A. Bruce, born in Vt.; they were married Sept. 4, 1857; she died July 2, 1862; was married again to Celia E. Lathrop, April 25, 1865; she was born in Peoria Co., Ill., Dec. 25, 1840; have one son by first marriage: Chas. J.
DUNSHEE Wm. G.
DURKEE A.G. farm; Sec. 35; P.O. Thomson.
DURKEE S. farm; Sec. 36; P.O. Thomson.
DWINELL G.W. Farmer; Sec. 12; P.O. Argo; born in Rutland Co., Vt., Feb. 9, 1815; came to this Co. in 1843; owns 57 acres of land, valued at $2,180; married Miss Melissa Kenyon, in Dec., 1842; she was born in Warren Co., N.Y., in 1819; they have two daughters: Arozina, now Mrs. Samuel Nettleton, and Daphne, now Mrs. Wm. O. Sperry.
DYER Albert H. carpenter; Thomson.
DYSON Amos, farm; Sec. 17; P.O. Thomson.
DYSON Chas. farm; Sec. 28; P.O. Thomson.
DYSON Elijah H.
DYSON Hezekiah, farm; S.28; P.O. Thomson.
DYSON Wm. H. farm; Sec.28; P.O.Thomson.
DYSON William, Retired; Thomson; born in Tyler Co., Va., Sept. 17, 1813; left there and went to Bartholomew Co., Ind., in 1819, remaining there until 1837; arrived in this town Oct. 29, 1837, 40 years ago, and has made this his home ever since; is one of the oldest settlers now living here; married Miss Lavina Smith, Sept. 17, 1835; she was born in Ind., Feb. 2, 1814; they have five children living: Cyrena J., James H., Elijah H., Nancy L. and William A.; have lost two Childdren: Mary E. and Tilda S.

EDGERLY Frank, Farmer; Sec. 20; P.O.Thomson.
EDGERLY Heman, Farmer and Stock Raiser; sec. 20; P.O. Thomson; born in the Town of Cambridge, LaMoille Co., Vt., May 15, 1812; came to this Co. in Oct., 1840, and is one of the earliest settlers; owns 350 acres of land, valued at $14,800; married Miss Emma J. Wilson, June 20, 1846; she was born in Bradford, Orange Co., Vt., Aug. 5, 1834; they have six children: Mary, born May 19, 1847; Asa W., Sept. 14, 1851; Frank, June 13, 1854; Martha J., July 9, 1856; Betsy, Dec. 20, 1862, and Eva A., Oct. 9, 1864.
EDWARDS E.H. renter; S.23; P.O. Thomson.
EDWARDS Milo, renter; S.23; P.O. Thomson.
ELLIS Chas. farmer; Sec. 17; P.O. Thomson.

FERRIS Reuben, renter; P.O. Thomson.
FIELD R.R. Farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Thomson; born in Franklin Co., Vt., Jan, 29, 1835; came to this Co. in Nov., 1854; owns 174 acres of land, valued at $5,960; married Miss Emma M. Carroll; she was born in this Co., March 4, 1842; they were married March 4, 1861; have two sons and five daughters: E.W., born Dec. 18, 1861; Clara L., Dec. 13, 1863; Lottie A.L., Dec. 1, 1865; Jennie A., Dec. 27, 1868; Geo. A., Aug. 27, 1871; Jessie, Jan. 16, 1873; Lucy E., Jan 24, 1875.
FINLAYSON D.W. Physician and Surgeon; Thomson; born in Salem Tp., this Co., Jan. 4, 1847; not married; commenced the study of medicine under Dr. Shimer, in 1860; graduated March 24, 1875, in the medical department of the University of Michigan; commenced practice in Thomson, Nov. 12, 1875; Wm. Finlayson, his father, settled in this Co. in 1844.
FOSTER Richard, grain buyer; Thomson.
FRENCH Asa M. farm; sec.20; P.O. Thomson.
FRENCH David C. farm; S.21; P.O. Thomson.
FRENCH James, lab.; Sec.23; P.O. Thomson.
FRENCH John, fisherman; P.O. Thomson.
FRENCH Jos. farm; Sec. 11; P.O. Thomson.
FRENCH Lewis N. farm; S.21; P.O. Thomson.
FRENCH Mortimer; laborer; P.O. Thomson.
FRENCH Norman D. son of Jacob and Permelia French; born at cambridge, Vt., Jan. 1, 1810; came to Fulton Co., Ill., Dec., 1832; soon after went to Jo daviess Co, and was engaged on the Government Survey under Deputy U.S. Surveyor, C.R. Bennet, for a number of years, and then settled on his present farm, in 1838, located on sec. 17, Tp. 23, range 4, York; Mr. French came to this state with no means, but by industry and economy has amassed a handsome property, having in his home farm a full section, beside other lands lying in other parts; he is extensively engaged in farming and stock raising, superintending all his own business, and this season gathered his 40th crop from the farm where he first settled; has held the offices of Justice of the Peace, Postmaster, County Commissioner, Supervisor and Collector; he collected the first tax levied in Carroll Co., often traveling many miles to get the small sum of ten (10) cents, the entire tax at that time being only about $200: as noting the change since that time, Mr. French now pays an annual tax on his own property of from five to six times the amount then collected in the entire Co.; he has property worth $50,00, clear of all incumbrance; was a member of the 29th Legislature from the 11th senatorial Dist., comprising the counties of Carroll and Whiteside; Mr. French has always been prominently identified with the growth and public interests of Carroll Co. since its organization; originally a democrat, he became a Free Soiler when that party came into existence; and on organization of the republican party became one of its earliest, staunch and most reliable members; always strictly temperate, for the last 20 years a teetotaler; never used tobacco in any form; married Miss Mary Dunshee, at Cambridge, Vt., Oct. 23, 1849, who died Dec. 11, 1855, leaving two daughters: Jane E. and Mary D.; married Mrs. harriet L. Hodgkin (nee H.L. Stevens), at Belvidere, May 10, 18 59, who died May 23, 1862, leaving one sone: Norman Stephen Abe, born May 22, 1860.
FRENCH Norman S. Farmer; Sec. 20; P.O.Thomson; born in LaMoille Co., Vt., Oct. 9, 1837; has been a resident of this Co. 27 years; his wife was Miss Mary Helms; she was born in this Co., Sept. 18, 1850; they have two sons and one daughter: Jessie, born Sept. 27, 1867; Levi, Jan. 17, 1874; Myra, June 29, 1876. His father, Mason French. was born in Windsor Co., Vt., Nov. 5, 1801, and came to this Co. in 1850.
FRENCH Porter, farm; S. 21; P.O. Thomson.

GARDNER Frank, school teacher; Sec. 10; P.O. Argo.
GARNETT Thos. farm; Sec. 32; P.O.Thomson.
GARR John, farmer; P.O.Thomson.
GASTON M.L. Farmer and Fish Dealer; Sec. 2; P.O. Savanna; born in Cayuga Co., N.Y., Feb. 19, 1830; came to this Co. in Feb., 1860; owns 80 acres; has been married twice; first wife was Mary A. Russell who was born in the same place; married again to Harriet Whiting; she is a native of Shiawassee co., Mich.; had no family by first wife; has one son and daughter by second: Mary, born Sept. 7, 1867; frank, March 17, 1870.
GERSINGER GEO. laborer; Thomson.
GERSINGER Geo. L. wagon maker; Thomson.
GERSINGER Sam'l, wagon maker; Thomson.
GLEASON DeForrest, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
GLEASON Edwin, farm; Sec. 22; P.O. Thomson.
GLEASON GILMAN, cattle buyer; P.O. Thomson.
GLEASON John, farm; Sec. 15, P.O. Thomson.
GLEASON Solon, retired; P.O. Thomson.
GODARD Levi, laborer; P.O. Thomson.
GRAHAM George, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
GRAHAM Joseph, laborer; P.O. Thomson.
GRAVES T. laborer; Sec. 23; P.O. Thomson.
GRAVES Thad. W. lab; Sec. 23; P.O. Thomson.
GREELEY Bradford, lab; Sec. 18; P.O. Thomson.
GREELEY Joseph, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
GREELEY David, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
GREEN F. M. renter; sec. 13; P.O. Thomson.
GREEN Horton B. Farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Thomson; born in Licking Co., O., Oct. 29, 1852; came to this Co. with his parents in Nov., 1853, and has remained here ever since; he and his brother own 160 acres, valued at $3,200; he has manufactured about 500 gals. of sorghum this season; married Miss Florence Greeley, Sept. 29, 1875; she was born in Vt., Jan. 3, 1857; have no children.
GREEN James, Farmer; Sec. 19, P.O. Thomson; born in Licking Co., O., Oct. 10, 1825; came to this Co. in 1852, owns 350 acres, valued at $17,500; Mrs. G.'s maiden name was Keziah Judson, she was born in Cayuga Co., N.Y., in July, 1830; they were married Nov. 12, 1857; have five children: Helen, Seigel, Ada, James and Ida; Mrs. G. has one son by a former marriage, Benj. P. Jenkins.
GREEN Noah, Real Estate and Collecting; Thomson; born in Licking Co., O., July 22, 1823; came to this Co. in Sept., 1850; married Miss Emeline Coulter, Nov. 6, 1845; she was born in Greenbriar Co., Va.; have family, two sons and two daughters: Susan (now Mrs. Thomas Cochran), Moses, Margaret (now Mrs. G.N. Melendy), and Luther; is Justice of the Peace, Notary Public, and held other offices of trust.
GREEN Simeon, farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Thomson.
GREEN S. farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Thomson.
GROHARING Wm. farmer; Sec. 13; P.O. Argo.
GRIM Jos. farmer; Sec. 15; P.O. Argo.
GRINNELL H.Y. renter; Sec. 27; P.O. Thomson.
GRISWOLD G. B. farmer; Sec. 27; P.O. Thomson.
GRISWOLD Ezra S. Farmer; Sec. 34; P.O. Thomson; born in LaMoille Co., Vt., Feb. 29, 1828; came to this Co. in 1854; has been married twice; first wife was Mary A. Peterson; she was born in Ticonderoga, N.Y., Jan.8, 1837; they were married March 1, 1860 she died Dec. 7, 1868; he married again to Adeline, her sister, Feb. 2, 1871; she was born in the same place, May 15, 1848; there are four children by first marriage and two by second: Elmer, born Feb. 23, 1862; Harry L. May 11, 1864; Myra D., July 2, 1866; Laura M., Aug, 10, 1868; George A., Sept. 4, 1874; Amy, July 26, 1876; she died Jan. 17, 1877.

HADLEY John H. cheese manufacturer; P.O.Argo.
HALAY James, Farmer; Sec. 9; P.O. Argo; born in Ireland, in 1821; came to the United States 27 years ago, and has been a resident of this Co. 26 years; married Miss Mary Miller; she was born in Ireland; they have one son and one daughter; Mary, born in July, 1857; James J., July, 1859.
HALL Horace, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
HANKINSON David, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
HAMILTON George W. farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Johnson Creek.
HAMILTON John A. farmer; Sec. 25; P.O. Johnson Creek.
HAMILTON J.D. Farmer; Sec. 25; P.O. Morrison; born in Stark Co., O., July 29, 1843; has been a resident of this Co. 23 years; his father, Andrew Hamilton, was born in Ireland, in 1808; came to this Co. in 1854 and settled on the place where thy now live; his wife's maiden name was Mary Brown; she was born in Columbiana Co., Ohio; she died July 20, 1873, leaving nine children, six sons and three daughters: M.B., G.W., Lacussia, J.D., J.A.,R.H., K.V., Permelia A. and Mary E.; left an estate of 320 acres, valued at $12,800.
HAMILTON Robt. farmer; Sec.25; P.O. Johnson Creek.
HARE Frank, laborer; Sec. 10; P.O.Argo.
HASKINS Wm. farmer; Sec. 15; P.O.Argo.
HASS A. farmer; Sec. 12; P.O. Thomson.
HAWK E.H. farmer; Sec. 22; P.O.Thomson.
HAWK M. farmer; Sec. 22; P.O. Thomson.
HAYS T.J. Station Agent W.U.R.R.; Thomson; born in Huntington Co., Pa; has been a resident of this Co. nine years; married Miss Annie L. Young; she was born in Schoharie Co. N.Y.; have two daughters: Helen, born Jan. 16, 1868; Maud, May 15, 1869; served three years in the late Rebellion, in Co. K, 46th I.V.I.
HECOCK J.R. laborer; Sec. 10; P.O.Argo.
HELMS G. laborer; Sec. 20; P.O. Thomso.
HEUSTIS F.G. Farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Thomson; born in Essex Co., N.Y., July 10, 1834; has been a resident of this Co. 22 years; owns 230 acres land; married Miss Lucy E. Melendy, in Nov., 1859; she was born in N.H., Oct. 27, 1835; no family; one adopted daughter, Ella, born Jan. 10, 1862; has been Road Commissioner four years, and School Director a number of years.
HOLLAND Asa, Farmer; Sec. 4; P.O. Thomson; born in Essex Co., N.Y., May 10, 1814; has been a resident of this Co. about 25 years; owns 100 acres land, valued at $3,000; married Miss Nellie A. Dunn, in Nov., 1843; she was born in Warren Co., N.Y., Oct. 17, 1819; have six children: Geo. H., Alice, Manley, James, Elpha S. and Asa F.; lost one son, Herman A.
HOLLAND Elias, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
HOLLAND G.J. farm; Sec. 19; P.O. Thomson.
HOLMAN H.N. farm; Sec.34; P.O. Thomson.
HOLMAN Jas. G. cheese maker; Sec. 34; P.O. Thomson.
HOLMAN Peter, Postmaster and Grocer; Thomson; born in Worcester Co., Mass., town of Millborough, Jan. 30, 1803; came to this Co. in July, 1844, and is one of the first settlers; married Miss Betsy Balcom; she was born in Warren Co., N.Y.; they have seven children living, three sons and four daughters; have raised family of eleven; was Justice of the Peace and Notary Public about 23 years, and Town Clerk about 22 years.
HOLMAN W. farm; Sec.34; P.O. Thomson.
HOMEDEW Henry, Farmer, Postmaster, and dealer in Agricultural Implements; Sec. 24; Johnson Creek Post Office; was born in the Town of Madrid, St. Lawrence Co., New York, June 30, 1830; came to this Co. in March, 1857; owns 90 acres of land; married Harriet Eley, May 24, 1854; she was born in Lockport, New York, April 6, 1833; they have two sons and one daughter: Frances E., born Feb. 11, 1856; William, born July 1, 1859; Fred., born March 6, 1864; was constable 8 years.
HOOK D. farmer; Sec. 34; P.O. Thomson.
HORTON I.H. laborer; Thomson.
HOTCHKISS A. farmer; Sec. 13; P.O.Argo.
HOUGHTON Samuel, farmer; Thomson.
HOWE A.C. renter; P.O. Thomson.

IMEL Henry F. farmer; Sec. 13; P.O.Argo.
IMEL Michael, farmer; Sec. 13; P.O.Argo.
IMEL Silas, farmer; Sec. 13; P.O. Argo.

JAMES E.K. operator; Thomson.
JENKINS Benj. renter; Sec. 19; P.O. Thomson.
JENNESS Albert M. farm; S.21; P.O. Thomson.
JERRY Marshall, R.R. lab.; P.O. Thomson.
JOHNSON Alfred, Farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Thomson; born in Germany, in Oct., 1817; came to the U.S. when about 22 years of age; has lived in this Co. about 14 years; owns 120 acres, valued at $2,400; married Mrs. Mary A. Lamb, in 1846; she was born in Germany, in 1818; has three sons by this marriage and one son by first marriage: George, born April 14, 1844; Henry, July 8, 1850; John, Nov. 7, 1854; Joseph, June 25, 1863.
JOHNSON Geo. farm; Sec. 11; P.O. Thomson.
JOHNSON Henry, farm; Sec. 2; P.O. Thomson.
JOHNSON J. farm; S.36; P.O. Johnson Creek.
JUDD Clinton, Farmer; Sec. 12; P.O. Thomson; born in Portage Co., O., April 21, 1848; came to this Co. in March, 1870; owns 160 acres, valued at $3,200 married Miss Ella Judd, Dec. 25, 1871; she was born in Berkshire Co., Mass., March 9, 1851; have one daughter: Emma M., born July 15, 1873.
JUDD Homer, Farmer; Sec. 13; P.O. Thomson; born in Portage Co., O., May 8, 1846; came to this Co. March 15, 1871; owns 220 acres, valued at $4,400; married Miss Frankie L. Day, July 4, 1867; she was born in the same Co., Aug. 27, 1849; they have one son: Clayton O., born in Portage Co., O., July 15, 1869.
JUDD Mark, farm; Sec. 13; P.O. Thomson.
JUDD Orson, farm; Sec. 13; P.O. Thomson.

KENNEDY M.J. laborer; P.O.Argo.
KENNEDY W.D. farmer; Sec.2; P.O. Argo.
KENYON Albert, farm; Sec. 3; P.O.Argo.
KENYON Delancy, mechanic; S.15; P.O. Argo.
KENYON E.R. farm; Sec. 2; P.O.Argo.
KENYON Fred, farm; Sec. 24; P.O.Argo.
KENYON Hiram, farm; Sec.3; P.O. Argo.
KENYON Kelsey, farm; Sec. 10; P.O.Argo.
KEARNEY D. farm; Sec. 36; P.O.Johnson Creek.
KEARNEY Hugh, Farmer; Sec. 25; P.O. Johnson Creek' born in Ireland, Oct. 16, 1810; came to the U.S. in 1835, and to Galena, Ill., in 1839; has been a resident of this Co. 12 years; married Mary A. Riley, in July 1842 she was born Ireland in 1820; have nine children: Frank, Sarah, Peter, Daniel, Mary, Elizabeth, John, Kate and Maggie.
KEARNEY Jno. farm; S.36; P.O. Johnson Creek.
KEARNEY Peter, farm; S.36; P.O. Johnson Creek.
KNAPP Horance C. Farmer; Sec. 8; P.O. Thomson; born in Washington Co., N.Y., June 9, 1832; has been a resident of this Co. 19 years; married Miss Mary Arveson in Oct., 1857; she was born Wis.; they have eight children: George, Emma, Ida, Alzeda, Frederick, Clarence, Edward and Nellie.
KUSTUS Geo. H. farm; Sec. 35; P.O. Thomson.
KUSTUS Henry, farm; Sec. 35; P.O. Thomson.
KUSTUS Wm. farm; Sec. 35; P.O. Thomson.

LAMB Charles, laborer; Sec. 31; P. O. Thomson.
LAMB Emory C. Farmer; Sec. 1; P.O. Mt. Carroll; born in Essex Co., N.Y., Jan. 27, 1819; came to this Co. in July, 1844, and is one of the earliest settlers; owns 168 acres, valued at $5,040; married Miss Isabel Spencer, July 26, 1841; she was born in Yates Co., N.Y., Feb. 7, 1822; they have a family of six daughters: Theresa, Susan S., Lucy, Belva, Augusta J. and Laura.
LAMBERT Thos. farm; Sec. 22; P.O. Thomson.
LAMBERT William, Farmer; Sec. 26; P.O. Thomson; born in Carroll Tp., this Co., Feb. 4, 1851; owns 160 acres, valued at $6,400; married Miss Harriett, daughter of Albert Stedman, March 7, 1872; she was born in this Co., April 11, 1853; they have one son, William Albert, born Oct. 17, 1875.
LASHER George, laborer; P.O. Thomson.
LEAVENS D. Farmer; Sec. 6; P.O. Thomson; born in Onondaga Co., N.Y., June 5, 1831; has been a resident of this Co. since Feb., 1845; owns 240 acres; married Melissa Potter, in 1854; she was born in the State of N.Y.; they have three children: Norman, Gustus and Amenty.
LEWIS Isaac A. farm; Sec. 13; P.O. Thomson.
LEWIS M.J. Farmer; Sec. 19; P.O. Thomson; born in Delaware Co., O., Jan. 5, 1834; came to this Co. in Nov., 1852; owns 65 acres, valued at $2,600; is constable, and was marshal one term; married Miss Elizabeth Powell, May 1, 1862; she was born in Detroit, Mich., in 1846; they have one daughter, Annie, born Feb., 1867.
LEWIS Norman, Dealer in Lumber and Stock; P.O. Thomson; was born in Delaware Co., O., Sept. 29, 1837; came to this Co. in 1855, 22 years ago; served 3 years and 1 month in the late Rebellion, in Co. C, 92d I.V.I.; was collector one term, and constable one term; married Miss Alice, daughter of Elijah Bailey, Oct. 9, 1870; she was born in York Tp., this Co., Aug. 17, 1853; have three sons: Frank E., born Aug. 8, 1871; Chester, May 31, 1873; Lewelling, March 21, 1875.
LEWIS Royal S. Farmer; Sec. 13; P.O. Thomson; born in Jefferson Co., N.Y., April 17, 1828; has been a resident of this Co. since 1858; owns 245 acres; married Miss Abagail Peck, Sept.7, 1851; she was born in New Haven Co., Conn., Oct. 25, 1830; no family.
LIVINGTON Wm. shoemaker; Thomson.
LORD Samuel, farm; Sec. 30; P.O. Thomson.
LORD Wm. farm; Sec. 30; P.O. Thomson.
LONG H.S. laborer; P.O. Thomson.
LOVELEY Lewis, R.R. lab.; P.O. Thomson.
LUCAS John, renter; Sec. 14; P.O. Thomson.
LYNCH John, lab.; Thomson.

McGINTZ J.M. farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Thomson.
MaGee Thomas, Farmer; Sec.2; P.O.Argo; born in Ireland, June 3, 1838; came to the U.S. with his parents, in 1839; to this Co., in 1854; owns 10 acres, valued at $1,200; has been school director nine years; married Miss Margaret Noble, in Sept., 1860; she was born in Ireland; they have five children: William N., Louise J., John A., Iva M. and Clara.
MARCOE Flavius, farm; P.O. Thomson.
MARCOE Francis, farm; P.O. Thomson.
MARSHALL M.H. farm; Sec. 12; P.O.Argo.
MARSHALL Seymour, farm; sec. 12; P.O. Argo.
MASON Benton, lab.; P.O. Thomson.
MASON Romeo, lab.; Sec. 1; P.O. Thomson.
MASON Samuel, farm; Sec.24; P.O. Thomson.
MELENDY Chas. farm; Sec. 16; P.O. Thomson.
MELENDY Geo. N. farm; S.29; P.O. Thomson.
MELENDY G.S. Farmer and Stock Raiser; Sec. 20; P.O. Thomson; born in LaMoille Co., Vt., Feb. 11, 1830; came to this Co. in 1852; owns about 1,500 acres; married Caroline Bailey, Dec. 25, 1854; she was born in Warren Co., N.Y., March 4, 1827; they have four sons: Clarence P., born Sept. 13, 1856; Emerson J., Sept. 17, 1858; Harry R., Jan. 28, 1867; Eugene B.; Jan. 3, 1870; lost one son, Sherman, born Jan. 5, 1865, died Jan. 25, 1870.
MELENDY J.A. Farmer and Stock Dealer; Sec. 29; P.O. Thomson; born in Cambridge, LaMoille Co., Vt., April 19, 1819; came to this Co. in Oct., 1844; owns about 700 acres, valued at $35,000; kept the post-office (then called Bluffville) from 1853 until 1859; married Miss Matilda, daughter of Judah and Betsy French, Dec. 29, 1842; she was born in the same place, June 8, 1817; they have two children: Geo.N., born April 15, 1846; Flora, Aug. 8, 1855.
MELUGIN F.E. Druggist; Thomson; born in Lee Co., Ill., Feb., 15, 1846; came to this Co., in Oct., 1868; has been in the above business in Thomson the past four years; served about two years in the late Rebellion, from 1863 to 1865, in Co. I, 89th I.V.I.; married Miss Mary E., daughter of John W. Buckman, Aug. 8, 1865; she was born at Alton, Ill., Feb. 13, 1848; they have one adopted daughter, Lucia, born Nov. 15, 1864.
MERRITT Darius, farm; Sec. 18; P.O. Thomson.
MERRITT David, farm; Sec.18; P.O. Thomson.
MERRITT Samuel, farm; Sec.18; P.O. Thomson.
MERRITT Wesley, farm; Sec.18; P.O. Thomson.
MILLER H.F. farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Johnson Creek.
MINOR R.E. Carpenter and Joiner; Thomson; born in LaMoille Co., Vt., Dec. 26, 1829; came to this Co. in Nov., 1855; married Miss Harriet Sanderson, in Sept., 1871; she was born in Rutland Co., Vt.; they have one son, Burrell, born Aug. 26, 1872: served three years in the late Rebellion, in the 8th I.V.C., and 18 months, in the 1st Iowa Regt.
MONK E.R. laborer; Sec. 20; P.O. Thomson.
MORGAN J.T. blacksmith; Sec. 3; P.O.Argo.
MORGAN John, wagon maker; Thomson.
MORGAN W.J. blacksmith ; S.3; P.O.Argo.
MORRIS Jos.P. Farmer; Sec. 10; P.O. Argo; born in Fayette Co., Ohio, Feb. 3, 1830; came to this Co. in the Spring of 1856; owns 171 acres land, valued at $6,840; married Miss Jemima Barrett, Oct. 7, 1850; she was born in Miami Co., Ohio; they have six children: Mary E. (now Mrs. Jas. Carpenter), Calista, Silas E., William A., Jennie and John E.

NEARY Andrew, farmer; Sec. 34; P.O. Thomson.
NEARY Jno. farmer; Sec. 34; P.O. Thomson.
NEARY Pat, farmer, Sec. 4; P.O. Thomson.
NEARY Thos. farm; Sec. 34; P.O. Thomson.
NELSON A. renter; Sec. 17; P.O. Thomson.
NELSON Geo. renter; Sec. 17; P.O. Thomson.
NELSON Wm. renter; Sec. 17; P.O. Thomson.
NETTLETON Sam'l, renter; Sec. 12; P.O.Argo.
NICHOLS C.B. farm; Sec. 33; P.O. Thomson.
NOBLE Edw. farmer; Sec. 2; P.O. Thomson.
NOBLE P. farmer; Sec.1; P.O. Mt. Carroll.

OAKLEY Thos. farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Argo.
OAKLEY E.W. Restaurant; Thomson; born in Essex Co., N.Y., Sept. 8, 1836; has been a resident of this Co. 15 years; has been in business in Thomson since 1866, with the exception of four years.
OLDS Levi, farmer; Sec. 22; P.O. Thomson.
OHLING H. Farmer; Sec. 2; P.O. Thomson; born in East Freisland, Germany, Nov. 6, 1818; came to the U.S.in 1850 , and to this Co. May 11, 1866; owns 211 acres land, valued at $4,220; married Miss Mary Vandeist, Nov. 11, 1854; she was born in the same place, Feb. 25, 1831; no family.

PAGE C.W. farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Thomson.
PAGE David, retired; Thomson.
PAGE M. farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Thomson.
PAGE Sylvester, stock raising; Thomson.
PAPE Geo. Farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Thomson; born in Yorkshire, England, April 29, 1820; came to the U.S. Feb. 2, 1852; has been a resident of this Co. since April 9, 1853; owns 252 acres land, valued at $8,820 married Cordelia Wilson, Nov. 21, 1851; she was born in the same place, Sept. 15, 1820; she has two daughters by a former marriage: Annie, born May 8, 1844; Mary J., Oct. 21, 1849; they have one son and three daughters; Sarah, born Feb. 2, 1852; John R., sept. 23, 1853; Hannah E., Aug. 31, 1856; Dora, Sept. 25, 1865.
PARKHILL D.E. farm; S.25; P.O. Thomson.
PARKHILL J. farmer; Sec. 35; P.O. Thomson.
PARSONS E.B. farmer; Sec. 2; P.O. Argo.
PATCH Chas. farmer; Sec. 12; P.O.Argo.
PATCH M.J. farmer; Sec. 12; P.O.Argo.
PETERSON A.G. farm; Sec.27; P.O. Thomson.
PETERSON O. farm; Sec. 27; P.O. Thomson.
PETTIT I.J. Proprietor of York Flouring Mills; P.O. Thomson; born in Green Co., Pa., Oct. 2, 1824; has been a resident of this Co. since 1849; married Miss Helen N. Jacobs, in 1852; she was born in Canada, Sept. 22, 1834; have two sons: J.C. born Sept. 18, 1856; Thos. T. Aug. 9, 1867.
PHILLIPS E.H. farmer; Sec. 11; P.O.Argo.
PHILLIPS Edmund, Farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Thomson; born in Warren Co., N.Y., June 27, 1823; came to this Co. in Oct., 1844; owns 180 acres land, valued at $7,200; married Miss Sarah J. Smith, May 22, 1855; she was born in the same place; have three children: Florence, born April 22, 1856; Jeannette, April 24, 1858; Edward S., June 1, 1861.
PHILLIPS H.E. farmer; Sec. 11; P.O.Argo.
PHILLIPS H.M. farmer; Sec. 15; P.O.Argo.
PHILLIPS Henry, Farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Johnson Creek; born in Warren Co., N.Y., July 8, 1839; has been a resident of this Co. 26 years; owns 80 acres land, valued at $3,200; married Caroline Irwin, Sept. 8, 1860; she was born in this Co., July 8, 1845; have seven children: Willis L., born Sept. 8, 1862; Frank G., Aug. 13, 1864; Alonzo E., March 7, 1866; Nettie E., Sept. 18, 1868; Charley W., May 9, 1870; Walter F., Aug. 13, 1872; Orin B., March 15, 1876.
PHILLIPS Horace, butcher; Thomson.
PHILIPPS L. renter; Sec. 9; P.O. Thomson.
PHILLIPS Wm. O. renter; Sec. 2; P.O.Argo.
PIERSON Jno. laborer; P.O. Thomson.
POTTER Albert, farmer; Thomson.
POTTER Luther, laborer; Thomson.
POTTER Randolph, farmer; Thomson.
POWELL J. farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Thomson.
POWELL Thos. farmer; P.O. Thomson.
PRATT Mrs. Laura, Sec. 25; P.O. Thomson; Widow of Israel Pratt, who was born in Johnstown, Licking Co., Ohio, Aug. 22, 1825; he came to this Co. in 1852; Mrs. P.'s maiden name was Dunnell; she was born in York Co., Me., July 13, 1838; they were married Aug. 21, 1869; he died Dec. 29, 1874; Mr. P. was first married to Rebecca Ashbrook, of Johnstown, Ohio; she was born May 7, 1826; died Feb. 16, 1838; he left four children: Wm. A., Clinton E., Cora C. and Edward A.; they own 555 acres land, valued at $27,500; Mr. P. was Supervisor 8 years.

RAWLINS Thos. farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Argo.
REID Jas. Farmer; Sec. 14; P.O. Thomson; born in Ireland, in 1823; came to the U.S. in 1850, and to this Co. in 1856; owns 100 acres land, valued at $1,000; not married.
RENSLOW B. laborer; Sec. 23; P.O.Thomson.
RENSLOW P. farmer; Sec. 24; P.O. Thomson.
RHODES Edgar, farmer; Sec. 25; P.O. Johnson Creek.
RHODES Jos. Farmer; Sec. 25; P.O. Thomson; born in Columbiania Co., Ohio, Sept. 10, 1818; has been a resident of this Co. since 1860; married Miss Mary Combs, May 5, 1835; she was born in the same Co. May 5, 1818; she died Nov. 11, 1875; have eight children living, and had four sons in the late Rebellion; T.H. served from the commencement until the close; T.O., about four years; James W. enlisted in 1862, and was killed at Nickle Gap. near Ringold; Alexander served about three years; Edward and Edgar (twins), Frances P. (now Mrs. C.C. Bowen), R.J. (now Mrs. Jas. Holman), and Martha M.
RICE Alonzo, blacksmith; Thomson.
RICE Levi, blacksmith; Thomson.
ROBERTS Thos. laborer; Thomson.
ROGGENDORFF Jno. Farmer; Sec. 2; P.O. Thomson; born in Germany, Oct. 8, 1828; came to the U.S. in May, 1853, and to this Co. 24 years ago; owns 400 acres land, valued at $8,000; married Mary Long, Nov. 7, 1856; she was born in Germany, July 28, 1829; have six children: Charles, Albert, Maggie, Dennis, Mary and Lida.
ROSE J.C. farmer; Thomson.

SANDERS David, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
SAUNDERS M.L., M.D. Physician and Surgeon; Thomson; born in Boone Co., Ky., April 15, 1847; commenced the study of medicine at the age of 17, under Dr. M. H. Harding, of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; attended the Hudson Medical College of Ohio, and graduated; March 4, 1865; he commenced practicing in Thomson in May, 1866; married Miss Hattie Young, Oct. 17, 1872; she was born in Elkhorn, Wis.; they have two daughters: Carrie E. and Mary B.
SHERIDAN James.
SHERIDAN Pat'ck. farm; Sec.8; P.O. Thomson.
SHERMAN George, lab; Thomson.
SHOEMAKER B. lab; Sec. 10; P.O.Argo.
SHOEMAKER Cornelius, Farmer; Sec. 28; P.O. Thomson; born in Preble Co., O., Feb. 21, 1815; came to this Co. in May, 1839, and is one of the oldest settlers; owns 335 acres, valued at $10,500; married Miss Sophia Smith, Dec. 28, 1837; she was born in Me., Aug. 5, 1817; they have seven children living: Rosanna, William A., Louisa J., John I., Mary S., Serena L., and Cornelius D.; lost three children.
SHOEMAKER J.I. farm; Sec. 28; P.O. Thomson.
SHOEMAKER William A. Druggist (successor to F. E. Melugin); Thomson; born in this Tp. and Co., Nov. 11, 1845; keeps on hand a full stock of drugs, medicines, books, stationery and all articles kept in a first-class drug store; has been engaged in business in Cal. the past four years.
SHORES J. farm; Sec. 25; P.O. Johnson Creek.
SLAYMAN Jacob, Farmer; Sec. 15; P.O. Thomson; born in Franklin Co., Penn., Sept. 17, 1824; has been a resident of this Co. 18 years; owns 90 acres; married Miss Martha Litchty, Nov. 26, 1850; she was born in Stark Co., O., Jan. 27, 1829; they have one son, Willie U., born Dec. 30, 1864.
SMITH Edward, farm; Sec.14; P.O. Argo.
SMITH James, lab. Thomson.
SMITH Miles, farm; Sec. 16; P.O. Thomson.
SMITH Orlander, renter; Sec 11; P.O. Argo.
SMITH S.D. renter; Sec. 21; P.O. Thomson.
SMITH S.B. Merchant and Dealer in Groceries, Crockery, Wooden and Willow Ware; Thomson; born in the town of Waterbury, Washington Co., Vt., Sept. 30, 1841; came to this Co., Nov. 10, 1861; has been in business here since 1868; married Miss Elsie Burt, May, 18, 1870; she was born in Essex Co., N.Y., April 5, 1849; they have one daughter , Ida May, born Feb. 16, 1875; lost one son and one daughter: Hattie, born June 2, 1872, died Oct. 28, 1873; Ernest, born June 13, 1874, died Nov. 29, 1875.
SMITH Warren, farm; Sec.16; P.O. Thomson.
SOUTHERBURG O. farm; S.23; P.O. Thomson.
SPERRY Wm. O. lab; Sec. 1; P.O. Argo.
SPIRES Henry, blacksmith; Thomson.
SPIRES Thos. blacksmith; Sec. 15; P.O. Argo.
SPIRES Thos. J. renter; S. 13; P.O. Thomson.
STAGE Peter P. farm; Sec. 4; P.O. Thomson.
STAGE Wm. farm; Sec. 4; P.O. Thomson.
STARKS George, clerk; Thomson.
STARKS Harry, barber; Thomson.
STARK William, Grocery and Restaurant; Thomson; born in Warren Co., N.Y., April 1, 1846; came to this Co. in Feb., 1869; has been in business here for the past three years, and has the leading trade in his line; not married; is village trustee.
STEPHENSON Mrs. M. J. Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots, Shoes, Drugs, Medicines etc.; Thomson; widow of Dr. N. Stephenson; he was born in Richfield, Summit Co., O., in 1818; came to this Co. in 1852; was a graduate of New York Medical University; was surgeon of the 92d I.V.I.; also examining physician for war pensioners of Carroll Co.; Mrs. S.'s maiden name was Hughes; she was from N.Y. City; they have three sons and two daughters; the Dr. left one son by a former marriage.
STEPHENSON Wm. druggist; Thomson.
St. ORRS Calvin, lab; Thomson.
St. ORRS Martin, farm; P.O. Thomson.
STRAUB Michael, farm; Sec.19; P.O. Thomson.
STRONG Elijah, farm; Sec.32; P.O. Thomson.
STRUMPHY John, farm; Sec.2; P.O. Thomson.
SWENSON Gustuf, Furniture Dealer; Thomson; born in Sweden, April 12, 1839; came to the U.S. and to this Co. in 1868; married Miss Stina Speek in June, 1870; she was born in Sweden; they have three children: Hilmer, born April 10, 1873; George, June 2, 1875; John, June 24, 1876; lost one son, Robert, born 1872, died June 12, 1874.
SWEET George, blacksmith; Thomson.

TATE W.G. Harness Maker; Thomson; born in Blair Co., Pa., Nov. 30, 1840; came to Freeport, Ill., in 1854, and to this place in 1867, and has been in the harness business ever since; served two years and five months during the late Rebellion in Co. B, 1st Ia. V.C. ; married Miss Orpha A., daughter of Capt. S.S. Dunn, May 18, 1870; she was born in Mt. Carroll Tp., this Co., March 18, 1851; have three children: Etta, born July 8, 1871; Bruce, Dec. 8, 1873; Beatrix, July 29, 1876.
TAYLOR Almon, farm; P.O. Thomson.
TAYLOR Alonzo, Farmer; Sec. 1; P.O. Thomson; born in the Town of Gilsom, Cheshire Co., N.H., Oct. 18, 1808; came to Cook Co. in 1835, and to this Co. in 1852; owns 360 acres; married Miss Diana Barber, Dec. 8, 1831; she was born in Franklin Co., Mass., Dec. 8, 1800, and died Feb. 27, 1870; have 6 children, 3 sons and 3 daughters: Mellissa (now Mrs. Geo. Cole), Joseph, Susanna (now Mrs. John Cole), Frederick M, Almon, and Ida; lost 1 son, Alonzo, and 3 daughters: Laura, Kate and Jane.
TAYLOR Fred. U. lab; Sec. 32; P.O. Thomson.
TAYLOR John H. carpenter; P.O. Thomson.
TAYLOR Jos. B. lab; Sec. 32; P.O. Thomson.
TAYLOR M.F. farm; Sec. 24; P.O. Thomson.
TIGH K. farm; sec. 19; P.O. Thomson.
TIGH Ned, farm; Sec. 2; P.O. Thomson.
TOMLINSON DeF. farm; S.1; P.O. Mt. Carroll.
TREADWAY A.J. laborer; S.19; P.O. Thomson.
TUTTLE F. farmer; Sec. 12; P.O.Argp.

VALLETTE Edward, clerk; Thomson.
VALLETTE J.O. Merchant; Thomson; born in Berkshie Co, Mass.; came to the state, DuPage Co., in 1839; remained there until 1866, and then came to this place; married Miss Clarinda A. Walker, in March, 1836; she is a native of Livingston Co., N.Y.; they have two children one son and one daughter: Eva and Edward D.
VAN VEGHTEN Herman, Farmer; Sec. 13; P.O. Argo; born in Ticonderoga, Essex Co., N.Y., April 3, 1828; came to this Co. in 1849; owns 80 acres land, valued at $4,000; not married; served one year and six months in the late Rebellion, in Co. K, 15th I.V.I.

WALLACE Joseph A. butcher; Thomson.
WARFIELD G.W. farm; Sec.23; P.O. Thomson.
WARFIELD H. farmer; Sec. 23; P.O. Thomson.
WELCH Chas. Farmer and Stock Raiser; Sec. 10; P.O. Argo; born in Saratoga Co., N.Y., Jan. 28, 1828; came to this Co. in the Spring of 1867; owns 211 acres of land, valued at $7,385; married Miss Lyda P. DeGroff, July 1, 1848; she was born in the same Co., April 26, 1831;  they have ten children: Mary, born May 20, 1849; John, June 26, 1852; Elisha, April 11, 1855; Lucinda, July 14, 1859; Cornia, March 13, 1862; Lydia, March 12, 1867; Charles, Jan. 16, 1870; Edgar, Aug. 21, 1872; Betsy, May 17, 1875; Frank, Oct. 16, 1877; lost one son, Howard.
WELCH Elisha, farmer; sec. 10; P.O. Argo.
WELCH Jno. farmer; Sec. 10; P.O.Argo.
WHITE Lafayette, restaurant; Thomson.
WHITNEY J. farmer; Sec. 11; P.O. Thomson.
WILLIAMS Eliazer, laborer; Thomson.
WILLIAMS Henry Co. Cattle Buyer; P.O. Thomson; was born in Rutland Co., Vt., April 9, 1844; came to this Co. in 1856; owns 240 acres; married Miss Sarah Miley, Dec. 25, 1871; she was born in Licking Co., Ohio; they have one son and one daughter: Alma, born Sept., 1873; Hazen, born June, 1877; served 18 months in the late Rebellion, Company C, 92d I.V.I.
WILLIAMS H.H. farm; S.11; P.O.Argo.
WILLIAMS P. farmer; Sec.19; P.O. Thomson.
WILLIE Alonzo, farmer; P.O. Thomson.
WILLIS J. farmer; Sec.2; P.O. Thomson.
WILT Jeremiah, Farmer; Sec. 23; P.O. Thomson; born in Franklin Co., Pa., Nov. 4, 1825; has been a resident of this Co. 12 years; owns 125 acres land; married Miss Rebecca Gordon, June 6, 1850; she was born in the same place; have eleven children: Calvin B., John F., Mary E., Annie K., Susan E., Martha R., Francis J., Joseph B., Jeremiah C., Jacob and Samuel B.
WINGATE D.E. cattle buyer; Thomson.