HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

Chicago: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
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JOHN ENGLE, farmer and stock-raiser; P.O. Sweetwater; is the eldest son of William and Elizabeth (Alkire) Engle, whose sketch appears in this work; he was born in Menard Co., Ill., Feb. 19, 1826; he now owns and lives upon the place settled by his father in 1824; in 1850, John Engle went overland to California, where he remained some time. Soon after his return, he was united in marriage with Sarah A. Sykes June 21, 1855; she was born in Ohio Aug. 7, 1834; from this union there were eleven children, nine of whom are now living - Josephine, John, James H., William, Charles L., Ella, Henry, Francis M. and Minnie M. Mr. Engle owns 404 acres of well-improved land; is a Democrat in politics.


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