HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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J.N. HALL, farmer and one of the pioneers of the county, was born in Lawrence Co., Ohio, June 19, 1816, and was the fourth child of a family of fourteen; he came with his parents to this county in 1827; here his father died about 1839, and his mother in 1862; he has resided upon the old homestead thus far through life; he owns the old homestead farm, which consists of 390 acres. He married Miss Sarah Parker, of this county, April 2, 1842; she was born in Rush Co., Ind., Nov. 4, 1825; they have raised a family of fourteen children, all of whom are living - Thomas J., born April 17, 1843; Anna E., Aug. 10, 1844; Abraham, April 4, 1846; William E., May 9, 1848; Charles A., Nov. 4, 1849; Emily E., Aug. 26, 1853; Nancy J., April 9, 1855; John L., Feb. 20, 1857; Samuel B., Jan. 9, 1859; Ada A., Feb. 3, 1861; Amanda A., May 9,1863; James N., Feb. 28, 1865; Robert L., Feb. 22, 1867; Ella M., May 16, 1869.


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