William S. Tuggle is a native of Knox county, Kentucky; was born June 22, 1848, near the town of Barberville. He is a son, of Spencer H. Tuggle, a native of Virginia, born March 30, 1804. His mother is a native of Knox county, and was born February 11, 1812. At the age of seven years he moved with his

parents to Clinton county, Missouri, where he remained at home about elev. en years and then settled in Daviess county where he now resides.

Mr. Tuggle was married, April 3, 1873, to Miss Anna C. Railsback, who then lived in Daviess county. Her parents, James T. and Mary A. Reed Railsback are natives of Kentucky.

Mr. Tuggle is an experienced farmer and owns a well improved farm in Monroe township. He is the father of five children: George S., Dora B., Beulah, Dennis and Jennie W.