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Harrower, William

Born: 1808-08-20 Scotland, United Kingdom

Died: 1869-07-27 Springfield, Illinois

Flourished: 1838-1869 Springfield, Illinois

In 1833, Harrower immigrated from Scotland to New York City, where in 1838 he married Jannette Blacklock. That fall they settled in Springfield, Illinois, where they had four children. Harrower was a stone mason by trade, and he also served several terms on the city council. Religiously, he was a Presbyterian.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 360-61.