Tue. Jan 19th, 2021

SAMUEL W. HANES– Is still living on the old homestead farm in Pine Creek Township, Ogle County, Ill., where he was born July 13, 1858. His father, Samuel B. HANES, was born in Washington County, Md., February 26, 1816, and his mother, Mary (WALKUP) HANES, was born September 13, 1820. Samuel B. HANES had been brought to Greene County, Ohio, by his father, Adam HANES, in 1832, and thence in the fall of 1845, made a journey to Ogle County, Ill., with his first wife, Susanna (FAUBER) HANES, to whom he married in Greene County, Ohio. They settled in Pine Creek Township, where she died February 11, 1849. They had one child, Sarah E., who became the wife of John L. MEDLAR, of York, Neb. The father married again September 30, 1849, wedding Mary WALKUP, who was born September 30, 1820, and came to Ogle County about the year 1846. They continued to live on the homestead until the spring of 1871, when they moved about half a mile west of it, and there Samuel B. HANES died October 19, 1890. Mary (WALKUP) HANES died at the home of her son, Luther, December 22, 1904. They had five children, as follows: LUTHER; JOHN C.; ADELAIDE, who married George BOVEY, and died in Pine Creek Township, in September, 1904; Samuel W. and William W. Samuel W. HANES has followed farming from early manhood, always living on the old home place, and being recognized as one of the leading farmers and citizens of the township. He is the owner of 354 acres of land, of which about 250 are improved. Mr. Hanes was married at Dixon, Ill., April 4, 1889, to Clara LAMPIN, who was born in Pine Creek Township, October 28, 1862, and is the daughter of Michael and Catherine (TEETER) LAMPIN, natives of Pennsylvania, the former born in Piladelphia, and the latter in Bedford County. Mr. LAMPIN was brought to Ogle County by his parents when nine years old, and his marriage with Catherine TEETER took place in 1861. He died October 28, 1906, in his seventy-first year, his widow still surviving him. Five daughters were born to them, namely: Clara; Mary; Ella C.; Ida M.; and Bessie D. Mr. and Mrs. HANES have two children living– HAROLD S.; and HAZEL M.– having lost a son, who died in infancy. Polictically, Mr. HANES is a Republican, and has served as Highway Commissioner and School Director. He and his wife are members of the United Brethren Church. Fraternally he is affliliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Knights of the Globe, and Mystic Workers.

Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Ogle County Volume 2, 1909, by Munsell Publishing, Chicago, Ill.

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