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Source: 
History of Crawford & Clark Cos., Illinois
Illustrated
Publ. Chicago: O. L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
Lakeside Building
1883

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Casey Twp. -
A. C. GARRISON, Justice of the Peace, Casey, was born in Coles County June 6, 1841, the fourth child and third son born to Peter Garrison, who was born in Onondaga County, N. Y., in the year 1809, of English descent.  He emigrated to this State from New York when a young man, about the year 1826, settling first in Lawrence County, remaining there about two years, when he removed to Crawford county and there married Parthena Hill, who was born in North Carolina, a daughter of Charles Hill, who located in Crawford County about the year 1816.  Peter Garrison was a farmer and also practiced medicine, and lived in Crawford until about 1837, when he removed to Coles County, where he remained until his death.  His wife yet survives him.  To this couple were born seven children named John, Charles, Almarinda, Alva Curtis, Mary, Usher C. and Laura, all living but Charles, Usher, Alva C. and Laura.  Subject was raised in Coles County on a farm.  August 11 1862, he enlisted Company K, One Hundred and Twenty-third Illinois Volunteer (mounted) Infantry, and in this regiment served until the close of the war, receiving his discharge July 5, 1865.  He was in the battles of Perryville, Chickamauga, Farmington, Selma and many skirmishes, and escaped unharmed.  Upon his return home  form war, he came to Coles County.  Nov. 9, 1865, he married Mary J., a native of Coles County, and daughter of Arthur Ingrum and Elizabeth Reynolds, the former a native of Kentucky, she of Indiana.  The family were early settlers in Coles County where Mr. Ingram still resides.  His wife died in 1855 having borne him five children.  After Mr. Garrison's marriage, he located in Parker Township and engaged in farming, afterward returning to Coles County and remaining three years, when he located in Casey.  He has always been a Republican and was elected Justice of the Peace in the spring of 1880, which position he yet holds.  He has three children - Retta, Charley and Elver.  He is also a member of the Masonic order.  Since 1876, Mrs. Garrison has been conducting a millinery and notion store, and does a good business.
Source:  History of Crawford & Clark Cos., Illinois - Illustrated - Publ. Chicago: O. L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers, Lakeside Building - 1883 ~ Page 84
Dolson Twp. -
WILLIAM H. GARVER, P. O. Martinsville, is a native of Butler County, Ohio, born May 27, 1851, a son of Abraham and Elizabeth (Galloway) Garver; he, a farmer born in Pennsylvania, Apr. 7, 1810, and died May 7, 1876, in Dolson Township; she, born May 13, 186, in Butler County, Ohio, and still living in this township.  They were the parents of ten children, five sons and five daughters - Lucinda, John, Rhoda, Hannah, Thomas (deceased), Mary, Ann, our subject, Martin, Jackson and Elizabeth.  Our subject received his education in this county, his parents removing here in 1858.  He started in life as a farmer, which occupation he has since been engaged in.  He was married Dec. 9, 1877, in this township, to Hattie Raudebaugh born Feb. 6, 1858, a daughter of Jacob S. and Rebecca (Rhodes) Raudebaugh; he died Aug. 24, 1876, and she is still living.  Mr. and Mrs. Garver are the parents of two children - Hattie May, born May 1, 1879, and Franklin, Aug. 26, 1881.  Mr. Garver votes the Democratic ticket.
Source:  History of Crawford & Clark Cos., Illinois - Illustrated - Publ. Chicago: O. L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers, Lakeside Building - 1883 ~ Page 211
Casey Twp. -
JAMES M. GOOCH

Source:  History of Crawford & Clark Cos., Illinois - Illustrated - Publ. Chicago: O. L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers, Lakeside Building - 1883 ~ Page 85

Casey Twp. -
GEORGE F. GREENWELL

Source:  History of Crawford & Clark Cos., Illinois - Illustrated - Publ. Chicago: O. L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers, Lakeside Building - 1883 ~ Page 86

 

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