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Whiteside Biographies 1877 > William P. Tabor

Source: History of Whiteside County, IL, edited by Charles Bent, Morrison, IL 1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin, Tampico Area Historical Society

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WILLIAM P. TABOR was born in Erie county, New York, in 1821. He came to Illinois with his father in 1828, and settled in Knox county, where he remained a few years, and then moved to Henry county, near Whitside, at which place he resided until 1853, when he came to Portalnd, and opened a fine farm on section 26. Since that time he has been engaged in farming and raising cattle and hogs. Mr. TABOR married Miss Hester HURD, their children being: Rothilda M., wife of Rueben KELLY, living in Nebraska; Ocella E., wife of Barney MCGRADY, living in Tampico; Jennie F., wife of John HILL, living in Prophetstown; and Herman L., who married Miss Ella LANPHERE, and lives in Portland.

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