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
MARLON C. MCKENZIE was born in Essex county, New York, in 1823, and came first to Whiteside county in 1841, and remained three years, when he returned East. In 1865 he again came to Whiteside, and purchased his present farm in Hume township, upon which he has since continued to live. In 1849 he married Miss Marian M. Haven. Their only child is May, now fourteen years of age. Mr. McKenzie has served for two terms as member of the Board of Supervisors, and has also been Assessor for the township. He has two hundred and forty acres of land on sections 28 and 32. Besides carrying on his farm, he is largely engaged as a stock raiser and dealer.