THRAPP, Charles, a thriving farmer, of Blandinsville Township, McDonough County, Ill., was born in McDonough County, in 1867, a son of John and Mary McGee Thrapp, natives of Ohio. John Thrapp came to Illinois and first located in La Harpe, thence moving to Blandinsville Township, where he followed farming and stock-raising.
Charles Thrapp was reared on a farm, in boyhood attended the public school in McDonough County, and since he reached his maturity, has carried on farming. Besides a farm of 113 acres in Blandinsville Township, he owns another in Sciota Township, containing 120 acres. He has recently purchased a fine residence in Blandinsville, for his future home. In 1888, Mr. Thrapp was married to Lizzie Cozad, who was born in Fulton County, Ill., and three children — Glynn, Martin and Carl — have been the offspring of this union. Fraternally, Mr. Thrapp belongs to the I. O. O. F. and the Order of Rebekahs.
Source: The Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McDonough County, compiled by Dr. Newton Bateman, and Paul Shelby, 1907, volume 2, page 1021, extracted 07 Aug 2020 by Norma Hass.
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