HISTORY
OF
MENARD & MASON COUNTIES, ILLINOIS
1879

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R.C. TRENARY, farmer; P.O. Petersburg; was born in Perry Co., Ind., Dec. 16, 1829; son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Trenary. He came to Menard Co., in 1846, and began for himself at the age of 18. Married, Nov. 27, 1851, Elizabeth Altag, daughter of M. Altag. Mr. Trenary and wife both received a liberal education. They have four children living - Mary C., Fannie A., Pina M. and Lizzie D. Mr. Trenary makes stock-raising a specialty, and has a fine farm of 250 acres, worth $12,000.


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