Lemuel Wood, Farmer; Sec. 16, owns 105 1/2 acres, probable valuation $4,220. Mr. Wood was born March 19, 1820, in N.Y., came to Ogle Co. June 1, 1844, and settled in Oregon Twp., he was married Jan. 12, 1848, to Isabella, daughter of Jacob Williams of Chana, Pine Rock Twp. in this Co. Mrs. Wood was born November 23, 1827 in Chester Co., Pa., and came to Ogle Co. in 1846. They have four children: Louania, born May 13, 1849; Mary A., October 15, 1851; John J., May 25, 1854; and William A., July 25, 1858. Mr. Wood was one of the committee appointed to take away the Indians in 1845; Mrs. Wood is a member of the Baptist Church.
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