Lee County Biography


JOHN D. SITTS, retired farmer Franklin Grove, Lee County, Ill., was born in Oneida County, N.Y., in 1831, son of George and Harriet Sitts; came to Franklin Grove in 1857, and was engaged in the lumber trade until 1863, and from 1872 to 1902 was engaged in the grocery business. He was married in January, 1863, to Eva E. Lincoln, who died in April, 1888, leaving four children: Henry B., Gertie G., Bertha C. and Helen E. In politics he is a Republican, and has served as Supervisor three terms.

Transcribed by Karen Holt - 1904 History of Lee County Illinois edited by Mr. A.C. Bardwell

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