Biography - Henry Keithley

Henry H. KEITHLEY, Deputy County Clerk, Hillsboro, born in Indiana, November 26, 1844; came to Litchfield, Ill., in 1857, son of Seth M. and Anna Theresa (MILLER) KEIGHLEY, he, a mechanic, born in Kentucky, October 18, 1812, where he still lives and owns twenty acres within the limits of that town; she, born in Maryland November 13, 1808, died at Litchfield, Ill., November 22, 1869. Subject is the oldest son of a family of two sons and three daughters; got his education at Litchfield and Springfield; was a painter for four years, Deputy Postmaster at Litchfield for two years, clerked in a drug store there for two years; moved from there to Hillsboro in December, 1873, when he was appointed Deputy Clerk, by George M. RAYMOND, County Clerk, an office he still fills satisfactorily. Mr. KEITHLEY was married in Hillsboro, September 8, 1875, to Miss Camilla BROWN, born June 7, 1853, who has borne him one child - Amy R. Subject enlisted September 3, 1864, in the Federal army, and served as private and Corporal until the end of the war. He is a Methodist, a Republican, is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and owns a nice residence in East Hillsboro.

Extracted 19 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, pages 109-110.

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