Hancock County ILGenweb
P. P. Newcomb
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding
P. P. Newcomb was born in this county January 15, 1834, and is a son of P. P.
and Sarah (Munson) Newcomb, natives of Vermont. He came with his parents to this county in 1830, first settling in Schuyler county,
and in Augusta in 1836. He is at present engaged in the lumber trade, also keeps a good stock of agricultural implements on hand,
and deals in grain. He has taught several terms of school, has been Supervisor of his tp. four years, and belongs to the Masonic
order. He was married in this county, Jan. 15, 1869, to Mercy Compton, a native of this county, born in 1841. They are the parents
of 4 children, James C., Alla H., Mary C. and Helen. Mr. N. is a Republican. P. O., Augusta.
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
Copyright 2007 Susan Cheney; all rights reserved.