Biography - Henry Ware

Henry WARE, farmer, P. O. Butler, was born in Butler Grove Township May 4, 1845; son of Obadiah and Electa (POST) WARE, he born in Gilsum, Cheshire Co., N. H., January 2, 1795, a farmer by occupation, and dying September 24, 1876, she born in Addison County, Vt., July 15, 1800, and dying November 15, 1859. Our subject was educated in the common schools of his county, and began life as a farmer, in which he has been and still is engaged, owning at the present time a fine farm of 240 acres of well-improved land, lying on the cross road running from Springfield to Hillsboro. In addition to general farming, Mr. WARE makes a specialty of raising fine sheep, having a large flock always in his fields. In Lee County, Iowa, January 24, 1867, he married Miss Louisa H. MORRISON, born March 14, 1846, daughter of Joseph and Miriam (BAUGH) MORRISON, he a native of Tennessee, and she of Kentucky.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 206.

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