Biography - I Fogelman

I. P. FOGELMAN, farmer, P. O. Walshville, son of John and Elizabeth (KIRKLAND) FOGELMAN, was born in Montgomery County August 29, 1844. His parents were both born in Montgomery County, and still reside there. His father was born April 8, 1819; his mother was born in 1819 or 1820. Our subject, who is the fourth of a family of ten children, received his education in the schools of Montgomery County, and engaged in farming, which occupation he has always followed. He is Assessor of Walshville Township, which office he has held for six years. During the war, he served in Company A., Ninety-first Illinois Infantry; was captured at Elizabethtown in 1862, by John MORGAN, and released on parole. Returning to service in July, 1863, he took part in the engagements at Vicksburg, New Orleans and Spanish Fort, on Mobile Bay, receiving his discharge at the latter place in 1865. In Montgomery County, in 1865, he married M. M. McPHAIL, born in Montgomery County October 12, 1841, daughter of Macon and Elizabeth (BEEDELS) McPHAIL. There have been born to them two children - Willis M. and J. W. M., the latter dying October 18, 1871. Mr. FOGLEMAN is in politics a Democrat.

Extracted 19 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 190.

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