Biography - Monroe Bost

Monroe BOST was born in North Carolina in 1833, and came to Macoupin County, Ill., when twenty-seven years of age, and remained one year; he then moved to Montgomery County and bought the place he now owns, in Irving Township, his first purchase being sixty acres, and has added to that until he now owns 140 acres of good tillable land, on which he has erected a good dwelling and barn, and all necessary outbuildings, and was married, in this State, the 20th of December, 1860, to Miss Rebecca LIPE, she being the mother of eight children, and died December 3, 1877; Wilson LIPE, her father, was born in North Carolina; occupation, farmer; and died in 1881; Nancy LIPE, her mother, was also a native of North Carolina, and still living in this county. Levi BOST, his father, was born in North Carolina about 1806 occupation, farmer; Catherine RAYMER BOST, his mother, was also born in the same State, about 1812; she was the mother of ten children, the subject being the third child. His second wife, Elizabeth EASTERLY, was born in this State April 27, 1852; wife is a member of Lutheran Church, and he is a member of Presbyterian Church; he is a Republican.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 283.

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