HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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GEORGE H. HARRISON, farmer; P.O. Petersburg; was born in t his county in 1839; son of John F. and Parthena S. Harrison. During his early life he endeavored to obtain a good education, though he only had the advantage of a few terms at district school; but by study at home, he became able to teach school, and followed teaching a number of years. He has now turned his attention to farming. He married Miss Luella B. Woods, daughter of Rev. Giles W. Woods, of Sangamon Co.; they were married Sept. 26, 1878. He resides upon his father's farm, superintending it.


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