Richard Storer, deceased, formerly a farmer
on section 11, Garden Plain Township, was
born Feb. 23, 1816, in Washington Co.,
Pa. He was the son of John and Elizabeth
(Holecraft) Storer, and was brought up on his
father's farm. He married Margaret Curry,
a native of Pennsylvania, born Dec. 29, 1818. They
resided in Allegheny Co , Pa., after their marriage,
until their removal in 1853 to Whiteside County,
where they settled on the southeast quarter of section
11, in Garden Plain Township. Mr. Storer was a
skillful and industrious farmer, and pushed his agricultural operations with success. He died in June, 1881.
Mrs. Storer lives on the homestead. She is the
mother of two daughters,---Elizabeth, wife of J. B.
Kearns; and Adeline, who married A. J. Stowell, of
whom a sketch appears elsewhere.
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