Biography - Henry Aull

Henry AULL, retired farmer, Harvel, was born in St. Clair County, Ill., December 2, 1838, to Frederick and Elizabeth (SCHRAG) AULL. His education was limited to such as the common schools afforded. He remained at home to the age of twenty, when he left his home, at that time in Bond County, and returned to his native county, where he embarked on his career in life as a farm hand, but eventually settled in Montgomery County in May, 1862, and settled in Pittman Township. By his industry and business habits, he succeeded in gaining a good property. His first purchase of land in Montgomery County was forty acres, and has at the present time about three hundred acres. Father was born in Germany in 1813, and during his life followed the occupation of a farmer; he died in 1858. His wife, and mother of subject, was born in Germany in 1819, and died in 1857. She was the mother of eleven children, subject being the second child. Politically, independent.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 245.

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