1925 Biography - Henry Mangum

Henry L. Mangum was born in North Carolina 1814, and came to this county very early in its history, settling on a farm in Elvira Township, where he spent the remainder of his life. He first married Elizabeth Barnett, 1832, who was a native of Tennessee. His children were William (2), who was a Presbyterian minister, preaching in this county many years. He married first Jane Standard and had Elizabeth (3), Belle (3), who married Mr. Pulley and lives at Stone Fort, Ill. William (2) married second Sarah (Copeland) Utley and their children were Alice (3), William (3), Charles (3) and Minnie (3). George W. (2); Andrew J. (2) born 1836 married Alice Casper, and they raised a family in this county; a son, Elsworth (3), resided at Wayside, a settlement in Elvira Township; H. Y. (2) was a native of this county and served in the 31st Illinois Volunteer during the Civil War. He later fitted himself for a physician and located with his family in Massac County, where he practiced many years. He married Elmira Jobe and their children were William (3), who married Lucretia Smith. He is a physician of Bridgeport, Illinois and served as Captain with the A. E. F. in France. Ella (3) married Charles (see Copeland). Other children of Henry and Elizabeth were Thomas S. (2), Basil G. (2), John W. (2), Henry F. (2), Elizabeth (2), Martha (2). H. L. Mangum married second Mrs. Regina Barringer, and their children were Otis O. (2), Belle (2), Charles (2), Lilly (2). Martha (2) married James M. (see Taylor).

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 403.

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