Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/20/2006 at 10:24:46
Edward Meyer, farmer and stock raiser, Sec 29, P O Pilot Mound, was born in Pennsylvania, February 19, 1828, and received his education in the common schools, when nineteen years old he commenced the blacksmith trade and followed the same until 1852 when he learned the ax making business, following the same for about five years, he then moved to Illinois where he commenced farming, and in 1865 he enlisted in company K, Fifteenth Illinois infantry, and served until the close of the war, he soon came tot his county where he has since resided, owning 180 acres of improved land, nicely fenced he was married in Ogle county, Illinois, May 10, 1860, to Miss Sarah Erdman, they have five children: William A (born June 19, 1861), Lydia A (born January 5, 1863), Mary J (born December 26, 1864), Henry E (born September 18, 1867), and Daniel P (born January 3, 1878)
1880 Boone co History Book
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