Wheatland Township, Bureau County News

The Henry Republican, Henry, IL, September 7, 1882


Thomas Funson's brother-in-law Mr. McCoy and wife, son and daughter are visiting him in Wheatland.

The Henry Republican, Henry, IL, October 12, 1882


Abram Anderson with Lindsey and Susan, a son and daughter, accompanied by Amanda Wright were in Chicago a few days since visiting the exposition. They had a (large) time.

December 7, 1882


Andrew Anderson and Henry O. Funson and others of our town are off to Princeton this week courting. Good business if you like it.

Daniel and Lindsey Anderson, and Amanda Hade have gone to Pennsylvania and West Virginia to visit relatives and see the mountains. And when they see them, they will think the Illinois bluffs and prairies compared with those hills.

Local Gossip from Wheatland

Henry Republican, Henry IL, December 14, 1882

Andrew Anderson is holding forth at Princeton this week as a grand juror and everybody understands that Mr. A. is a good one.

Husking corn is about over with and no regrets.

Times at the new store are flourishing and the elegant new show case makes a fine exhibit of the new articles newly purchased; go in everybody and look for yourself.

We hear of one or two cases of sickness but hope nothing serious.

Mr. Stipp of Senachwine is "bracing up" for by a recent occurrence two individuals were made one. Luck to your Dr. and may you prove worthy of the one you call dear.

Messrs. Daniel and Linzey Anderson accompanied by Amanda Wright, left Tuesday of this week for the east, where they go to visit their many relatives and acquaintances. May you have a jolly time is the wish of. - Halifax.

The Henry Republican, Henry Illinois, March 29 1883

Thomas Steel was in Chicago last week on business.
Mrs. McAleor has gone on a three weeks visit to Peoria.
Mrs. Sarah Anderson and Mrs. Mary Murphy have gone on a visit to friends in Iowa.
Enoch Hunter's daughter is on the mend and hopes are entertained of her recovery.
Andrew Anderson commenced sowing wheat March 12th, and has in some thirty acres.
Henry Funston fell off the wagon and one of the wheels ran over him. No serious damage.
H. O. Barber, our tax-collector, out of some $800 taxes in this town, hands over the books to Treasurer Washburn with only about $300 delinquent.
Carey Fosdick, one of our old bachelors, has taken unto himself a better-half. All right. Some hopes may now be entertained of the remaining bachelors in these parts.

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