Hancock County ILGenweb
William H. Mead
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding
William H. Mead, attorney at law, is a son of Horace and Mary B. Mead, both
natives of Conn., where he was born July 10, 1839. He commenced the study of the law in 1861, and was admitted to the Bar in 1862,
and has been practicing up to the present time, commanding a good patronage. He was married in this county in 1862, to Ann V.
Bacon, a native of Vermont, born in 1841, and they are the parents of 7 children—Mary V., Millie B., Charlie, Allie A., John
A., Nellie and Jennie. Mr. M. owns one lot with dwelling, and 185 acres of farm land, worth $50 per acre. He has been Supervisor of
his township ten years; Village Trustee fifteen years; is a member of the A. O. U. W. and I. O. M. A. He is a
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
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