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Hoxworth, John

Born: 1819-06-05 Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Died: 1908-12-21

Flourished: Knox County, Illinois

John Hoxworth, farmer, spent his first eighteen years in his native Pennsylvania, then relocated with his family to Franklin County, Ohio. Hoxworth moved to Illinois in 1847, ultimately settling in Knox County. In 1860, Hoxworth was living with his family in Maquon Township in Knox County and owned $3,400 in personal and real property. He married Rachel Peters in 1842 and the pair had nine children. Politically, Hoxworth was a Democrat.

Portrait and Biographical Album of Knox County, Illinois (Chicago: Biographical, 1886), 327; Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, 30 January 1842, Franklin County (Lehi, UT: Operations, 2016); U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Knox County, IL, 450; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Knox County, IL, 187; Gravestone, Lyons Cemetery, Fulton County, IL.