Biography - George Wolcott

George O. WOLCOTT, farmer, P. O. Fillmore, was born in Worcester County, Mass., October 26, 1831. William WOLCOTT, subject's father, was born inMassachusetts in the year 1801; is a farmer by occupation, and a resident of Montgomery County. His wife, Lucy FAIRBANK, was born in New Hampshire about 1813; she is also a resident of Montgomery County. She is the mother of six children, the subject being the second child. He was educated in the common schools of the country, and entered on his business career as a farmer. He married in Montgomery County May 11, 1857, Miss Jane MACK, born in New Hampshire in 1835. He is the father of seven children, viz., William O., Alice J., George E., Charles W., Illinois, James F. and Frederick. Mr. WOLCOTT has 240 acres of good farming land, with all necessary improvements, in Fillmore Township, where he now resides, and also twenty acres in Fayette County. He commenced with eighty acres of land, and has by his economy and energy amassed a large and handsome property. He has always been identified with the Democratic party.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 310.

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