This gentleman was born in Virginia, July 24, 1827. When he was ten years old his parents moved to Ohio and lived three years, and then came to Caldwell County, Missouri. There William grew up and resided till the fall of 1847, when he came to this County and has lived here ever since engaged in farming. He owns a fine farm of 280 acres in Liberty Township, 240 of which are under fence. His farm is well watered with four living wells, and is suitably improved in every way.
Mr. Brennon was married, in Caldwell County, June 10, 1847, to Miss Sarah Hughs, which has proven a happy and agreeable union, as husband and wife have always concurred in the plans and interests of the family.