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B C Tillitt

TILLITT, JOICE

Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 23:05:42

B C Tillitt, farmer, Sec 4, P O Boone, was born in Pennsylvania, August 22, 1847, and when he was yet an infant his parents moved to the state of Ohio, and was only four years of age when his parents came to this state and settled in Cedar county, and was raised there up to fifteen years of age, when he left home and engaged in freighting across the plains, which he followed for over six years, suffering all the hardships incident to a business of this kind, and by close attention and good business judgment has made it a success, in 1869 he came back to this county and purchased land and the following year returned to Denver and engaged in the hardware and furniture business, but on the account of failing health sold out and returned to this county and engaged in cigar manufacturing quite extensively, he bought his present farm in 1875 and improved it the same year, and has since been engaged in that pursuit, he found a wife in the person of Miss Libbie Joice, who was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio, a lady of refinement and education and his best counselor, whom he married, December 25, 1872, by this union they have three children: Freddie B, Gracie A, and Pearl A

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