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Hebern C. Kline

KLINE, Hebem C., who is the owner of 640 acres of fine farming land in McDonough County, Ill., and carries on farming very extensively in Hire Township, that county, was born and schooled in Mifflin County, Pa. He is a son of Uriah and Susie (Rubel) Kline, natives of Pennsylvania. Uriah Kline came from Pennsylvania to McDonough County in 1866 and located south of Macomb, where he bought 200 acres of land, on which he conducted farming during the remainder of his life. Hebern Kline came west with his parents in 1866, and in 1891 located in Section 5, Hire Township, McDonough County. He now has 640 acres in Sections 4, 5 and 9, Hire Township, all of which he farms himself. The improvements on the land were also made by him. He is extensively engaged in stock-raising.

On May 16, 1880, Mr. Kline was married to Ella J. Logan, who was born and schooled in McDonough County. Four children are the offspring of this union, namely: Earl, Pearl, Carl and Ethel. Politically, Mr. Kline is a Democrat; fraternally, he is a member of the I. O. O. F.

Source: The Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McDonough County, compiled by Dr. Newton Bateman, and Paul Shelby, 1907, volume 2, page 929, extracted 11 May 2019 by Norma Hass.

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