Biography of Christopher Mikelson
Cook County, Il Biographies

CHRISTOPHER MIKELSON, merchant, P. O. South Mount Forest, was born in Denmark in 1846, son of Michael and Anna Anderson Mickelson. He came to Cook County in 1864 and followed farming for six years in the township of Palos, and then engaged in merchandising, He owns ten and one half acres on which his store is located. The building is twenty two by forty two, with sixteen by twenty feet, two stories in height. He carries a general, assortment of goods. He was married in 1876 to Miss Margaret O’Connel. They have these children - Margaret, Elsie G. and Mary A. Mr. Mikelson has been Justice of the Peace for six years, and has been school treasurer for seven years. He was appointed Postmaster of South Mount Forest in June, 1878. He is agent for the McCormick agricultural implement, Kelley’s steel barb wire, Studebaker’s wagons and Deering’s agricultural implements.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.

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