Biography of Lyman Staples
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LYMAN STAPLES, farmer, P. O. Palatine, was born in Bennington County, Vt., in 1861, son of Abram and Catharine Staples. He came to Cook County in 1839 and located on his present farm, two miles from the village of Palatine, ia 1840, where he owns 600 acres, and is largely engaged in dairying and stock raising. He was married in 1837 to Miss Mary Sutherland. daughter of Silas and Dolly Sutherland. They have four children - Emily, Francelia, Merritt A. and Mason L. He has been Road Commissioner for seventeen years; was also Supervisor of Palatine Township, and has been a member of the school board for thirty years. Mr. Staples is now the second oldest settler living in Pelatine.


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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