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History of Whiteside Co, IL 1877

Source: Book: History of Whiteside County, Illinois
From Its First Settlement To The Present Time; with numerous biographical and family sketches.
Edited by Charles Bent, for ten years editor and proprietor of "The Whiteside Sentinel," of Morrison, Ill.
"Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation."
Morrison, Illinois, 1877

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1877, by Charles Bent, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.
Reprinted by: Higginson Book Company, 148 Washington Street, P.O. Box 778, Salem MA 01970

Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society

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WILLIAM RAMSAY is a native of Oneida county, New York, and was born February 16, 1815. On the 3d of February, 1845, he married Miss Lucy Church, a native of Oxford, Chenango county, New York. The children of this marriage have been: William F., born April 27, 1846; Ann Mria, born August 8, 1847; Lucy E., born April 22, 1851; Lehman McNeal, born July 11, 1858; and one son who died in infancy. William F. married Miss Alida Kleespie, December 20, 1876. Mr. Ramsay has long been a resident of Hume township, and is one of its reliable and solid citizens. He was brough up as a farmer, and has always follwed that occupation, together with stock raising.

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