Biography - George McPherson

George McPHERSON, farmer, P. O. Walshville, was born in Scott County, Ill., in 1852; son of James H. and Elizabeth (JOHNSON) McPHERSON. James H., who was a farmer, was born in North Carolina, and died in Scott County, Ill., in 1879. His wife, a native of North Carolina, also died in Scott County, Ill., in 1846. Subject, who is the eldest of a family of seven children, received his education in the common schools of Montgomery County, finishing at Litchfield. He began the business of life as a farmer, and has ever since been in the same occupation, and is Road Commissioner at present. In Hillsboro, Montgomery County, in 1878, he married Alice KIRKWOOD, born in Jersey County, Ill., in 1850, daughter of David and Elizabeth (COWEN) KIRKWOOD. He is a Republican, and a member of the Christian Church.

Extracted 19 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 192.

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