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Biography of Elisha D. Crisman of Milo, Illinois

This gentleman was born July 28, 1824, in Berkeley County, Va. His father, George P. Crisman, was born in 1796, in Virginia, which State he left on account of his opposition to slavery, and removed to Ohio, and from there to Knox County, Ill., where he died in 1872. He was a farmer by occupation, and a soldier in the war of 1812. He was of German descent. The mother of our subject, Dorothy Sanders, was born 1798 in Virginia. She died 1833, in Highland County, Ohio. She was a daughter of Joseph Sanders, and was the mother of seven …

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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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Biography of Robert Boardman of Milo, Illinois

The subject of the following biography was born December 15, 1810, in Lancastershire, England. His parents, Robert and Ann (Radcliff) Boardman, were both natives of England, where their ancestor had resided for many generations. Our subject immigrated to the United States, April 13, 1849. He worked nearly one year in New York City, and then went back to his native country, where his family resided, but returned to New York in 1851. The following year he sent for his family. While in New York he followed the occupation of an iron molder. In 1859 he removed to Bureau County, Ill., …

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