Hancock County ILGenweb
E. B. West
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding
E. B. West, butcher, son of Solomon and Harriet (Bichnoll) West, both of
English descent, was born in Pennsylvania in 1844; came to this county in 1857, and settled in Augusta. He was married in Schuyler
couty, this State, in 1866, to Alice Melvin, a native of this State, born in 1846, and they are the parents of 5
children,--Harriet, Earl, Edith, Solomon and William. He owns 10 acres of land joining Augusta, two lots, one with house and one
with shop. He served in the late war and was in several hard-fought battles; was in Andersonville prison.
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
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