Hiram Bacon

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Hiram Bacon

  • Birth 12 Aug 1836 Pulaski, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 20 Jan 1926 Illinois, USA
  • Burial Huntsville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 55175052

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Hiram M. BACON of Huntsville settled in Schuyler county in 1863. He was born in Hancock county, August 12, 1836. He was a son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Brevard) Bacon, natives of South and North Carolina. Mr. Bacon, Sr., came West in an early day, and first went to Missouri and then to Illinois and settled in Hancock county in 1835, being one of the pioneers of Augusta. He was a merchant at an early day at Pulaski, later entered land and engaged in farming. He had over 1,000 acres of land. His death occurred in 1860, aged sixty-five years. His wife survived him some twenty years, and was over eighty years old when she died. They had nine children: Alvin G.; Robert; Lamira, deceased; Lois E., deceased; Benjamin F., deceased; Margaret C.; Hiram; William H. and Mary E. He was reared on a farm in Pulaski, and followed farming as his occupation. In 1863 he settled in Birmingham, and has since resided there, and at Huntsville. He followed farming until 1885, then engaged in business at Huntsville, which he continued three years. Since which time he has not been engaged in active business. He owns 180 acres of land. He was married at Huntsville in 1861, to Miss Emily Louisa Everson, a daughter of Nathan and Cynthia (Cooley) Everson, of New York State. She was born in New York. Mr. and Mrs. Bacon have one daughter, Hila L., married to David E. McCreevy [McCreery], of Huntsville. They are Methodists in religion, and Mr. Bacon is an ardent Republican in politics. He and his wife are valuable members of society.

Source: Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler and Brown Counties (Chicago: Biographical Review Publishing, 1892), 458.


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  • Created by: Sue Hawes
  • Added: 19 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55175052
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Bacon (12 Aug 1836–20 Jan 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55175052, citing Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue Hawes (contributor 47271025) .