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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

Page 454

RUFUS ALDRICH is one of the early settlers of Tampico, arriving there from Bradford county, Pennsylvania, on the 1st of July, 1855. He purchased a farm in sections 26 and 27 in the southeast part of the town, which he still owns. At present he is conducting the livery business in the village of Tampico, in connection with his son, the firm being C.R. & R. Aldrich. Mr. Aldrich was first elected Assessor of the town in 1870, and then again in 1872 and 1875, and has held the office from the latter year up to the present.

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