Bureau County Biographies 1885
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History of Bureau County - Biographical Sketches 1885

Source: History of Bureau County, Illinois
H.C. Bradsby, Editor
Chicago: World Publishing Company  1885
Reprinted by: Higginson Book Co., Salem, MA

Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society

Pagees 588-89

ROBERT MCKENZIE, Fairfield, was born December 4, 1835, in Orleans County, N.Y. He is a son of John and Betsy McKenzie (see preceding sketch) Mr. McKenzie came to this county with his parents and was married here January 7, 1857, in Princeton, to Miss Julia A. Wroten, born November 26, 1837, in Ross County, Ohio, daughter of Thomas and Margaret (Adams) Wroton, who came here about forty-three years ago, and settled on Greenriver Prairie. Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie are the parents of fie children, viz.: Estella M. Born April 21, 1859, wife of Alvin L. Pierce, and the mother of one child - Mack Pierce; Robert E., born August 8, 1861; Clara E., born April 26, 1863; Nellie B., born July 24, 1868, and Maude, born June 1, 1870.

Mr. McKenzie is a Republican, and has been Assessor and Collector. He has a farm of 130 acres in Section 7, Fairfield Township, and is a member of the A.F. & A.M. fraternity.

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