Biography of Thomas R. Capperrune of Milo, Illinois

Thomas R. Capperrune, Milo, was born August 11, 1816, in Kent County, Delaware. His parents, William and Rebecca (Row) Capperrune, were natives of Delaware. The former was a farmer by occupation, and died there in 1839. The latter died there also in 1817. She was the mother of seven children; of these only three are yet living. The grandfather of our subject was of Irish descent, and a teacher by profession. Our subject is principally self educated. He immigrated to Ohio in October 1835, and in 1841 removed to Knox County, Illinois. In 1850 he came to Milo Township, Bureau …

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