HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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ISRAEL FROGLEY, farmer; P.O. Tallula; was born near Oxfordshire, England, July 25, 1819; son of Israel and Elizabeth (Phillips) Frogley. He is the second of a family of six, and came to this country in 1840, and remained in the Eastern States until 1856, when he and family came to Illinois, locating in Menard Co.; in 1861, he bought his present home far, locating upon it in 1862. He now owns 358 acres of land, with fine farm improvements, the result of his own energy. His first wife was Miss Susan Blinko, of England. They were married March 27, 1850; she died in 1851, leaving one child - John B. His present wife was Miss Susan McArd, of the city of Brooklyn. They were married Dec. 26, 1854, and have raised a family of six children - Israel, George, William (deceased), Elizabeth, Amelia, Mary E.


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