Lee County Biography


Retired farmer, Franklin Grove, Lee County, Ill., was born Oct. 21, 1832, a native of Pennsylvania, and came, to Illinois in 1855, locating where he now lives, and was engaged in blacksmithing for many years. In August, 1856, he married Eva M. Stefan, and to them ten children ware born, six of whom are now living. In politics he is a Prohibitionist, and in fraternal relations a member of the I.O.O.F.

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

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