Henry Killian Bollinger Co
- Henry Killian, a farmer of Liberty
Bollinger Co., MO., was born in Tennessee in
He is the son of Andrew Killian, who was
born in North Carolina.
The latter removed from
his native State to Tennessee, where he married
Pennina Lashater, a native of Tennessee.
his marriage Mr Killian settled in a farm in
Tennessee, residing there until his death in
He and his wife were the parents of ten
children. After her husband's death, Mrs Killian
removed with her children to Graves County, Ky.,
and located on a farm, but in 1838 removed to a
farm in Cape Girardeau County, MO, on which she
died in 1842.
The subject of this sketch is the
only surviving member of that large family.
Having to assist his mother on the farm, he
received but a limited education.
In 1850 hr
married Margaret J Sweezy, a native of St
Francois Co, MO, born in 1831, but at the time of
her marriage, a resident of Bollinger Co.
his marriage Mr Killian settled on a farm in
In 1855 he entered forty acres
of land, to which he has added other land until
he owned 900 acres of improved land.
He has given
each of his children a good farm, and has left
400 acres upon which are good improvements.
him and wife have been born ten children, viz:
John M, Emanuel, Lucretia (Mrs. Henry Bidwell),
Catherine (Mrs Jacob Eldridge), Adaline (Mrs
Madison Crites), William H, Minerva J (wife of
Richard Rowe), Clara B (wife of Henry Schell),
Thomas B and James A. Politically Mr Killian is a
Republician, and was a Union man during the Civil
_pg 834, Goodspeeds History of Southeast
Goodspeeds History of Southeast Missouri