Hancock County ILGenweb

S. G. Swanson

Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding

      S. G. Swanson, farmer, sec. 5; P. O., Augusta; was born in Sweden in 1845, and came to this county in 1860. In 1875 he married Anna Hillock, of Wisconsin, daughter of Nelson and Emma (Powell) Hillock, and they have one child, Lewella, born July 3, 1877. Mr. S. owns 160 acres of fine farm land, is a member of the A. O. U. W., and also of the Lutheran Church. The father of Mrs. S. was one of the pioneers of this county, having settled here in 1835, and he was all through the Mormon war. Her mother was born in 1811, and is still living.

Page: 526

Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois

Author: By TH. Gregg

Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.



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