Biography - George Stevens

George M. STEVENS, attorney, Nokomis, born in Canada in 1846, son of John M. and Sibyl (GODDARD) STEVENS, he, a farmer, born in St. John, New Brunswick, now of Shelby County, Ill.; she, also a native of Canada, is still living. Subject received a rudimentary education at the public schools in Canada; afterward attended the high school at Springfield, Ill., graduated at the law school of Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1872, and began the practice of law in Nokomis in 1873. Mr. STEVENS was married, at Nokomis, in 1875, to Jennie BLUE, a daughter of William M. BLUE (a biographical sketch of this family will be found in this work). The subject is a Royal Arch Mason, and a Democrat, has been Attorney for Nokomis for six years and is temperate in all things.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 323.

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