HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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JONATHAN HEDRICK, retired; P.O. Athens; was born in Kentucky, March 28, 1799, where he was raised and schooled. Nov. 1, 1827, he married Miss Julia A. Holland, of his native county; she was born Feb. 8, 1803; he located in Flemming Co. and began farming, which he has followed ever since; they settled in Sangamon Co., Ill., in 1831, and resided there until 1864, when they removed to Menard Co. and settled where they now reside; they have, through energy and industry, been quite successful, and have raised of family of six children - Rebecca (now Mrs. J. Cantrall, of Sangamon Co.), Rosetta (deceased, formerly wife of A. Clark), Barton R. (deceased), Narcissa (now widow of McDonald Cantrall), Flemming (deceased), Monson (who died in the army during the late war). Mr. and Mrs. H. have been active workers in the Christian Church since 1844.


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