Who's Who in Pike County - AHGP
Westlake, Benjamin F.- A farmer and a Member of the County Board of Supervisors. (born: March 8, 1810, Newburg, Orange County, New York - died: June 9, 1882, Pike County, Illinois). Benjamin married Charlotte Goodwin in Pike County on March 24, 1842.
Col. Ross, William - Was the founder of the town of Atlas, Pike County, Illinois; he also ran a general store.
Captain G. T. Edwards - Owned a grocery, was a mail carrier, and later owned a hotel in Pittsfield, Pike County, Illinois. He was elected constable and deputy sheriff; and sheriff. He also owned a farm in Newburg, Pike County, Illinois.
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