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Biography of Henry C. Coddington of Dover, Illinois

Henry C. Coddington, Dover, the son of James Coddington (see sketch of J. H.), was born in the old log-cabin on his present farm August 14, 1850, and has always lived on the old homestead, which he now owns. He has always given his attention to farming, and now has 200 acres of land. He was married December 22, 1875, to Mary A. Pierce, born in East Pawpaw Grove, Lee Co., Ill., in 1850. She is the daughter of Charles and Catherine (Sine) Pierce, natives of Luzerne County, Pa., but now residing at Pawpaw Grove, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Coddington …

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Biography of Marcus Bryant of Princeton, Illinois

Marcus Bryant, deceased, Princeton, was born March 21, 1842, in Princeton, Ill. He was a son of Cyrus and Julia (Everett) Bryant. Cyrus Bryant was a brother of William Cullen Bryant, our American poet. The genealogy of the Bryant family appears in this work. Mrs. Julia (Everett) Bryant was a daughter of James and Phebe (Clark) Everett. Her brother, James S. Everett, is yet living in Princeton. Marcus Bryant was educated in the town of his nativity. His early life was spent on his father’s farm, and farming was his main occupation in life. As most of the Bryants, from …

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