Biography - William Bone

William O. BONE, Deputy Sheriff, Hillsboro, was born in Ohio September 18, 1852, and came to Nokomis, this county, with his parents in 1862; son of James S. and Mary (MILLER) BONE, he a farmer and hotel proprietor, born in Ohio in 1815, and is now living at Nokomis, where he owns 320 acres of land; she born in Ohio, and died there in 1854. Subject is the youngest son of the family of two sons and twodaughters. He received his education principally in Illinois, and commenced life as a farmer. He clerked in a mercantile house for some time, railroading several years, and was Constable of Nokomis for four years; from that he was appointed Deputy Sheriff, an office he has filled two years, and is now a candidate for Sheriff. Mr. BONE is a Democrat.

Extracted 19 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 100.

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