HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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LEWIS PAGE, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec. 19; P. O. Greenview; born in Fleming Co., Ky., Oct. 28, 1838; son of Allen and Clarinda (Lawrence) Page, natives of Kentucky. He lived with his parents until 17 years old, then he began doing for himself, working by the month on a farm, for about three years. He then came to Menard Co., Ill., where he has since resided. At the time of his coming to Illinois, he had no means whatever, and what he now has he has made by his own exertions. He was united in marriage with Mary A. Barnes Sept. 5, 1861. She was born in Logan Co., Ill., Oct. 3, 1835. They had six children, five now living - Lucy J., born Aug. 9, 1862; Clara, Dec. 19, 1867; John A., Sept. 5, 1869; Annie C., Aug. 13, 1873, and Nora, Feb. 14, 1875; deceased - Eliza C., born May 10, 1864, died Jan. 22, 1877. Mr. Page owns 155 acres of well-improved land, and is a consistent member of the Christian Church, as is his wife also.


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