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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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JOSIAH SCOTT is a native of Ohio, and was born May 18, 1819. He came to Whiteside county, with his father's family in June, 1839. On the 13th of March, 1846, he married Miss Harriet J. Coreyll. The children by this marriage have been: Walter H., born December 24, 1847; Edwin D., born November 15, 1849; Celestia L., born July 8, 1853; Hirma B., born November 15, 1855; Eliza J., born May 10, 1857; Franklin C., born February 27, 1858; Alice A., born February 17, 1860; Jesse T., born January 12, 1862; Orange M., born July 31, 1863; Bertha L., born May 26, 1867; Hattie A., born October 24, 1869. Two children died in infancy. Walter H. married Miss Gertrude Wilcox; one child, George.Celestia L. married William E. Richardson; children, Charles and Bessie. Eliza J. married George E. Baker; chjildren, Frederick and Ida. Edwin D. and Hiram B. are teachers. Mr. Scott owns a farm of two hundred and eighy acres on section twelve.

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