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Samuel A. Annin, farmer, S. 23; P. O. Oakland; born in Somerset Co., N. J., Nov. 8, 1836, where he attended school until 1850, when he emigrated with his parents to Illinois, and located in Wyoming Tp., Lee Co., where he assisted his father in farming until January, 1852, when he located in East Oakland Tp., and engaged in farming, which business he has since followed, living upon the old homestead where his father first located in 1852, during a period of nearly thirty years; he, with his younger brother, owns some 400 acres of land, which is will improved, and upon which, they each have good buildings. He married May 3, 1866, to Sarah M. Hall; she was born in Fairfield Co., Ohio, Nov..13, 1841; they have two children by this union, viz.: Winnie, born Aug. 7, 1867; George, Aug. 5, 1869. Mrs. Annin emigrated from Ohio and located in Illinois when 8 years of age; Mr. Annin is son of Jacob V. D. Annin, whose biography appears in the biographical sketches of this township.