Biography - Oscar Rummons

Oscar RUMMONS, farmer, P. O. Atwater, was born in Warren County, Mo., July 6, 1849, to John and Juliett (PRINGLE) RUMMONS; father born in Madison, Ky., in 1810; during his life, was a farmer, and died in Montgomery County, Ill., in 1874, where he had resided, engaged in farming, since 1868; mother born in Litchfield, Conn., in 1811, and died in 1865; parents had three children who grew to maturity - one daughter and two boys; subject youngest child. Subject received his education in Warren County, Mo., and came to Montgomery County with parents in 1868, and remained with parents to the time of their death. He now has a farm of 140 acres of well-improved land, making wheat and corn a specialty, also stock. In 1876, he was married, in Montgomery County, to Julia B. MITCHELL, a native of Cooper County, Mo., born in 1857, daughter of Thomas C. MITCHELL; two children - Hattie May, Maggie Laura; member of order of A., F. & A. M., No. 692, at Raymond; politically, Democrat.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 240.

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