John McBride, farming and stock; P. O. Arcola; was born in Somerset Co., N. J., Jan. 10, 1840. He married Miss Annie P. Koymer Dec. 1, 1864; she was born same place, Dec. 1,1847; they have one child, viz., Minnie. He lived in New Jersey until he was 24 years old, when on being married he came to Illinois and settled in North Okaw Tp., of Coles Co.; in 1867, he moved to this township and settled near his present place, to which he came in 1874; he has been Collector in this township one term he owns eighty acres in this township, which he has earned by his own labor and management. His parents, Robert and Mary Whitehead McBride, were natives of New Jersey and England; he died in New Jersey, and she died in this county while on a visit.
Biographical Sketch of John McBride
MLA Source Citation:Chapman Brothers Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Illinois Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 16 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/illinois/biographical-sketch-of-john-mcbride.htm - Last updated on Oct 24th, 2011
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