HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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JOHN E. ACKERMANN, farmer; P.O. Tallula; was born in Prussia Dec. 21, 1827, where he was raised and schooled; he came to this country in 1854, locating in Menard Co., Ill., and found employment as a farm laborer; in 1867, he had saved up quite a little money and bought a piece of land; he now owns 480 acres of fine land, wholly the result of his own energy and industry. His wife was Mrs. Norcis Atterbury, daughter of George Davis, and early settler of the county; they wee married in March 1857; they had a family of five children, viz., Mary, Jemima, George (deceased), Etta and Jane.


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