Biographical Sketch of W. R. Comstock

W. R. Comstock, dealer in groceries, drugs, medicines, etc., Ashmore; was born in Clark Co., Ill., Feb. 1, 1850; he is a son of Levi and Lucy Comstock; his father was born in Indiana, and his mother in Kentucky; they both came to Illinois in childhood with their parents, who were among the early pioneers of the State; when the subject of this sketch was about 4 years of age, his father removed with his family to Coles County, and settled about three miles northeast of Ashmore village, where he still resides. Mr. Comstock remained on the farm until 1872, after which he read medicine and attended one course of lectures in Rush Medical College, Chicago; in 1874, he engaged in his present business in Ashmore. He was married Nov. 2, 1876, to Miss Ella Hogue, a daughter of Thomas W. Hogue, of Ashmore.



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Chapman Brothers Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Illinois Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 17 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/illinois/biography-of-w-r-comstock.htm - Last updated on Aug 14th, 2011


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