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Biographical and Genealogical Record of La Salle County, Illinois (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R452
Discovery Miles 4 520
Biographical and Genealogical Record of La Salle County, Illinois (Volume 2) (Paperback): Lewis Publishing Company
Biographical and Genealogical Record of La Salle County, Illinois (Volume 2) (Paperback): Lewis Publishing Company

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Biographical and Genealogical Record of La Salle County, Illinois (Volume 2) (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... a Republican and fraternally a Knight of Pythias. Frank and genial in manner, honorable and upright in all his dealings, he is a man who has the confidence and respect of all who know him. THOMAS IMUS. The venerable gentleman whose name heads this sketch and who resides at the corner of Fifth street and Second avenue. Mendota, Illinois, came here from the Green Mountain state in 1856, and has lived here ever since, an honored and respected citizen. He has marked the town's growth from its infancy. At the time he arrived it had only one store, that owned by Giles & Wells. He engaged in the marble business, which he conducted sucessfully until about 1880. when he sold out, having since that time lived retired from active business life. Thomas Imus was born in Bennington county, Vermont, in the town of Arlington, August 21, 1815, a son of William and Annie (Rising) Imus, the former a native of London, England, and the latter of Suffield, Connecticut. Six children composed their family, two sons and four daughters, all of whom have passed away except the subject of this sketch, who was the youngest. The father was a watchmaker by trade, which he followed in the early part of his life. He came to America in 1753, located in Suffield, and subsequently removed to Bennington county, Vermont, where he became the owner of about one hundred and fifty acres of land and where he spent the rest of his life in agricultural pursuits. He died in 1830, at the age of ninety-six years. He was twice married. By his first wife, Lucy Buck, he had nine children, and by his second wife six, the subject of our sketch being one of the latter. The second wife was eighty-four years old at the time of her death. They were all Episcopalians. During the Revolutionary war William Imus was three...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Lewis Publishing Company
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 174
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-26612-2
Barcode: 9781154266122
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-26612-5

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