S. B. GUTHERY
Was born in Pike county, Ohio, October 27, 1817. His grandfather was a colonel in the Revolutionary War, and in
1800 immigrated to the then far West, now the State of Ohio. When our subject was a boy he was employed by William
Farmer, of Bourbon county, Kentucky; in keeping; training and running fast horses. In 1837 he turned his attention
to farming and has followed that business ever since, together with handling stock; with the exception of a short
time he was engaged in grading on the Portsmouth & Columbus turnpike in 1840, and conducted a tannery in Scioto
county, Ohio, a few years. In April, 1847, he settled upon the farm where he now lives.
Mr. Guthery was united in marriage November 21, 1840, to Miss Nancy L. March. She was born January 24, 1822. They
had four children: Nancy- dead; William B., born April 3, 1845; James A.-dead; and Sarah-dead.
William B. Guthery, son of S. B. Guthery, was born in Lucas county, Ohio, and lives on the old homestead, where
his father settled in 1847. He was educated at Smith's Mercantile College, of Portsmouth, Ohio, and was engaged
from 1869 to 1873 in the mercantile business and in the handling and shipping of mules at Jameson. Since that time
he has been engaged in farming.
William B. Guthery was united in marriage, June 28, 1868, to Miss Eliza A. Brown, who was born in this county,
August 20, 1852. They have one child, James A., born June 29, 1869.
The History of Daviess County, Missouri
Birdsall & Dean, Publishers
Kansas City, MO. 1882
Daveiss County, MO
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