R.C. PANTIER, farmer; P.O. Petersburg; Mr. R.C.Pantier was born in Menard Co., Ill., March 7, 1841, son of D.M. and Eliza Pantier. He received his education at home schools. He began for himself at the age of 21, and was encouraged from boyhood to rely upon his own tact in the way of a trade. At the age of 26, he was married to Miss Elizabeth Truth, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Truth. Mrs. Pantier was born in Menard Co. Dec. 20, 1846. Their children are Daniel H. William, M.E. , and Ollie. Mr. Pantier has acquired a fine farm of 142 acres and makes stock-raising a specialty.