HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

Chicago: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
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WILLIAM S. ENGLE, farmer and dealer in live stock; P.O. Sweetwater; was born in Menard Co., Ill., Dec. 11, 1832; is a son of the late William Engle, one of the pioneers of this county. Our subject passed his youth and early manhood assisting his father on the farm and in the store; at the age of 18, he commenced business for himself; he has been engaged, most of his life, in dealing in live stock; thee are few men in the county who have done more business in this line than Mr. Engle. He was united in marriage with Mary C. Deal April 11, 1867; she was born in Menard Co., Ill., Jan. 16, 1851; from this union there are two children - Edward A. born Jan. 12, 1868, and Florence, Jan. 24, 1871. Mr. Engle has a well-improved farm, and is a Democrat in politics.


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