Isaac W. Booram. This gentleman was born in Kanawha county, Virginia (now West Virginia), August 23, 1830. At about twelve years of age he came with his father to Grundy county, this State, and there received his education. On arriving at the proper age, he commenced farming for himself, and still continues in that worthy walk of life. In March, 1853, Mr. Booram moved to Lincoln township, this county, where he has ever since resided. He owns a well-improved farm of 200 acres, on which he has a good residence and barn, the entire place being well appointed in every particular.
Mr. Booram was married, in Harrison county, Missouri, June 10, 1852, to Miss Emily Mitchell. This lady died October 27, 1859, and he was married to his second wife in Harrison county, October 14, 1860, her maiden name being Kittie A. Meyers. Four children were born of the first marriage, three of whom still survive, named Erastus 0., Sarah L., and William, living, and Arvila J., deceased. By the second union he has three children, two of whom, Izola and Walter J., are living, and Myrtle, deceased. Mr. Booram is well known as a fair-minded, liberal man, and good neighbor.