Clay County

Biography - James C. McCollum

JAMES C. McCOLLUM, Supervisor for Louisville Township, furniture dealer and undertaker, Louisville, was born in Clay County August 9, 1844, and is a son of James McCollum (deceased). He spent his life on the farm until 1867, when he came to Louisville and engaged in business. He was married, in 1875, to Mary F. Long, daughter of Darling Long (deceased). They had two children, one living, Harvey, born March 13, 1879. Mr. McCollum owns a farm of 120 acres in Hoosier Township. He is a member of the Odd Fellow and Masonic fraternities.

Transcribed by Laurel White from 1884 History of Wayne and Clay Counties, Illinois, Part IV, page 152.


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