1925 Biography - H Laybourn

H. C. Laybourn was a native of Ohio, moved to Burnside in 1889. He served in Co. A., 66th Ohio in the Army of the Potomac and was wounded at Peach Tree Creek in 1864. He was the correspondent for the county newspaper from New Burnside for many years, was a great Sunday School worker and held office in the Johnson County Sunday School Association twenty-five years. He married (first) Sarah L. White of Ohio, they had Albertie, who married T. J. Matthews, and Dr. C. W. Laybourn who was for many years connected with the Haley Eye Infirmary of Centralia, Ill., but is now a resident of California. He married (second) Julia Lambert, and had one daughter, Mrs. George W. Shelton of Leadford, Ill. He died 1923.

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 401.

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