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Lewis Haney
Biography

History of Fulton County, Illinois; together with Sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History; Portraits of Prominent Persons and Biographies of Representative Citizens. Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Peoria, Illinois, 1879, page 438, Astoria Township
  Lewis Haney, farmer and stock-raiser, sec. 5; P. O., Vermont; was born July 1, 1819.  His father, Samuel Haney, was a farmer by occupation, and married Miss Rachel Moore.  They reared a family of ten children.  Lewis, the seventh child of this marriage, received a common-school education, and from boyhood engaged in agricultural pursuits.  In 1844 he was married to Miss Mary Ann Ridgely of Pa.  This union has been blessed with 4 children, 3 of whom are living, - Caroline, John S. and Perry B.  In Dec., 1850, Mrs. H. was laid at rest in the village cemetery.  The following year he was married to Miss Ann Loulton, by whom he had 5 children, 4 of whom are living, - James L., Mary A., Rebecca V. and Margaret M.  In 1857 Mr. H. settled in this township.


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