Homer S. Waterbury
School teacher; son of James S. and Esther Waterbury of Schoharie Court House, N.Y.; was born August 8, 1838; was educated at Union College, N.Y. and graduated in 1863; was two years in the army of the James Co. D, 3rd N.Y.C.; Gen. Butler, commanding; participated in most of the battles of the campaigns of 1864 in the neighborhood of Petersburg and Richmond; came west in 1866; was six months in Kansas; taught school two years in the city of Polo; married January 1, 1869, Miss Annistine Waterbury, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth, who was educated at Delaware Literary Institute, Franklin, Delaware Co., N.Y. under Rev. George Kerr, L.L.D., taught two years in Rockford Female Seminary, having charge of the Department of Languages; taught in various places in Wisconsin, Illinois, and five years in Honesdale, Pa; have two children - Esther E., born 1870, and Samuel, born 1873.
History of Ogle Co., IL, published 1878 by H. F. Kett & Co., Chicago, IL
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