Biography - G Aydelott

G. R. AYDELOTT, farmer, P. O. Donnellson, was born in Montgomery County, Ill., in 1844; son of C. C. and Levina (YOUNG) AYDELOTT; he born in Tennessee in 1806, died in Montgomery County, Ill., in 1865; she, a native of Kentucky, moved to that county in 1829. The subject of this sketch, who is the eleventh child of a family of thirteen, received his education in the schools of his native county, and began life as a farmer, his father having left him one of the finest farms in Montgomery County. He married in Montgomery County in 1866, Aurilla BROOKS, born in Warren County, Tenn., daughter of Loyal BROOKS, a native of Cheshire, Conn. Mr. AYDELOTT served two terms as Tax Collector of Grisham Township; has been Supervisor for many years, and was re-elected to that office in the spring of 1882; is a Methodist, a member of the Masonic fraternity; has always been a stanch Democrat.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 195.

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