William WEATHERFORD, farmer,P.O. Woodlawn, was born in White
County, Tenn., April 15, 1832, son of James and Rebecca WEATHERFORD,
natives of South Carolina, who came to this county in 1856 from Tennessee.
She died when our subject was small, he March 5, 1875. Our subject was
reared in Tennessee, and his life has been spent in different places and
engaged in various business pursuits. For a number of years he lived in
Mount Vernon and in Colorado, etc. In the fall of 1866, he bought his present
farm in partnership with his brother, M.C, His brother died in 1876, and
our subject has since purchased the entire farm of 240 acres. He did not
remain on the farm all the time till 1880; now, however, he gives his entire
attention to it. Mr. WEATHERFORD is not a member of any society,
but is always ready to aid the furtherance of any good enterprise. In politics,
he associates with the Republican party.
Aug 22, 1998
From"History of Jefferson County, Illinois" William Perrin 1883
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