J. A. Brotherton, farmer and stock-raiser; P. O. Mattoon; was born in Indiana Nov. 12, 1841; came to this State and settled in Coles Co. in 1860; his farm consists of eighty acres, valued at $2,400. He was married to Miss Catharine Earls, who was born in Illinois; they have seven children, viz., Sarah, Delia, William M., Lawrence, Lewis, Eva and Robert. Since Mr. B.’s residence in the township, he has held the office of School Director three years.
Biographical Sketch of J. A. Brotherton
MLA Source Citation:Chapman Brothers Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Illinois Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 30 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/illinois/biographical-sketch-of-j-a-brotherton.htm - Last updated on Oct 13th, 2011
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