Hancock County ILGenweb
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried
William Sullivan, farmer, sec. 9: P. O., Augusta; was born in New Jersey in
1817, and is a son of Benjamin and Rachel Sullivan, both of Irish descent. He was raised on a farm, and he has followed farming
through life. He was married in Schuyler county, this State, in 1842, to Jane Mahuran, who was born in Vermont in 1820, and died in
1857. They had 3 children—Sallie, wife of John Stewart, of this tp.; Sophronia, wife of James R. Stark; and Mary, wife
of William McClure. In 1859 he married Mary Tucker, born in Virginia in 1827, and they have one child, George F., born in 1861. Mr.
S. owns 170 acres of fine farm land. He was in Carthage the day Joe Smith was killed. He is a Republican.
Page: 525 & 526
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
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