Biography - Justus Ware

Justus H. WARE, farmer, P. O. Butler, was born at Ware's Grove, near Butler, Montgomery Co., Ill., July 11, 1834; son of Benjamin and Sarah (SLAYBACK) WARE, he born at Gilsum, Cheshire Co., N. H., May 27, 1796, a farmer by occupation, and dying July 31, 1855; she, born near Lexington, Ky., September 13, 1805, and still living. They had two children born to them, our subject being the second. Mr. WARE, after attending the schools of his county, began life as a farmer, and at present owns a farm of 280 acres of excellent land, which is under a high state of cultivation, and with good improvements thereon. He was married in Keene, N. H., September 26, 1860, to Miss Luceba A. BRIGHAM, born at East Alstead, N. H., August 25, 1836, daughter of Aaron and Susan (PROCTOR) BRIGHAM, and the following children have been born to them: Mary Flora, born November 29, 1862; Carrie Susan, born May 5, 1864, and died December 1, 1866; George Vincent, born September 5, 1867; Amy Lillian, born April 24, 1873. Mr. WARE has served as School Director of his township, is a member of the Lutheran Church and a Republican.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, pages 205-206.

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