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Edward Clark Sperry

SPERRY, Edward Clark, a son of Clark Sperry, a native of Ohio, was born in Mound Township, McDonough County, Ill., on June 25, 1867, and is now engaged in farming in Bushnell Township, in that county. In early life Mr. Sperry attended the public schools in Bushnell, Ill., and in 1902 bought a farm of 120 acres in Section 30, Bushnell Township, where he now lives. He has followed farming in other portions of the county, and has devoted considerable attention to stock-raising. On January 23, 1895, Mr. Sperry was married to Frances Pelley, who was born in 1871, at Bardolph, Ill. Two children, Ralph Edward and Mabel Frances, have resulted from this union. Politically, Mr. Sperry gives his support to the Republican party, and fraternally, he belongs to the K. of P.

Source: The Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McDonough County, compiled by Dr. Newton Bateman, and Paul Shelby, 1907, volume 2, page 1007, extracted 30 Jul 2020 by Norma Hass.

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