W A Harris
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/12/2006 at 16:23:06
W A Harris, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec 31 P O Coal Town, was born in St Joseph county, Michigan, December 23, 1846, and when in his seventeenth year, his father removed to Illinois in 1875 he came to this county, he was married in 1867 to Miss Sarah E Snyder, of Ottawa, Illinois, by this union they have four children: Hamden C, Florence P, Carrie L and Arthur W, October 4, 1864, he enlisted in the Eleventh Illinois volunteers and was afterward transferred to the Forty-sixth regiment, was mustered out of the service with this regiment October 25, 1865, at New Orleans, he is one of the prosperous and prominent farmers of this township, having a fine farm in a good state of cultivation with pleasant surroundings
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