HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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HARM HARMS, farmer; P.O. Lloyd; son of Jacob and Margaret (Barnes) Harms; was born in Hanover, Germany, April 19, 1827; his father died in Hanover in 1849, and his mother died in 1867. During his early life, he learned the trade of a weaver, which he followed a number of years. He manufactured woolen and linen goods on his own account for a time, just previous to coming to this country, which was in 1857; he came directly to Menard Co., Ill., and began farming. In 1865, he removed to Nebraska for a time, then returned to Germany. He returned to this country with Miss Mary Julifs, and they were married at Petersburg Oct. 14, 1866; they at once came and settled where they now live. She was born July 2, 1839. He owns 200 acres of good land, the result of his own energy. They have a family of four - Anna M., born July 10, 1867; Christine, July 24, 1869; Fannie D., May 6, 1872; Sophia H., Feb. 26, 1874.


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