J C Perrigo
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/9/2006 at 15:38:51
J C Perrigo, farmer, Boone, was born in Rutland county, Vermont, May 23, 1829, when young he accompanied his parents to Ohio and resided there until eighteen years of age, in 1857 his parents removed to Boone county, Illinois, his father being a large farmer and stock-raiser, until 1859 the subject to this sketch assisted his father in the management of the farm, and then commence his railroad experience, first with the C B & Q road, then the Illinois Central and the C & N W RR for eighteen years he ran a passenger train, he owns an improved farm of 160 acres in Jackson township, and 80 acres in Des Moines Township, he married Miss Sabra A Arnold in December, 1866, she is a native of Michigan, they have a family of three children: Paul A, Eddie A, and Josie
1880 Boone Co History Book
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