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Procter, Daniel

Born: 1812-06-16 Ohio

Died: 1895-05-30 Missouri

Flourished: 1840-1858 Mount Hope, Illinois

Procter purchased federal land in McLean County, Illinois, in 1837 and he lived there soon afterward. In 1849, he married Mary Jane Story , and they settled in Mount Hope. Procter practiced as a physician in McLean County until around 1858, when he moved to Caldwell County, Missouri. In Missouri, Procter worked as a farmer. Politically, he was a Whig and later a Republican.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, McLean County, 818:48, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; The History of McLean County, Illinois (Chicago: Wm. Le Baron, Jr., 1879), 231, 579, 588-89; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), McLean County, IL, 271; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), McLean County, IL, 121; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, DeWitt County, 26 July 1849, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Davis, Caldwell County, MO, 92; History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri (St. Louis: National Historical, 1886), 243, 800; Gravestone, Evergreen Cemetery, Braymer, MO.