Biography - Henry Casper
HENRY CASPER, farmer, P. O. Jonesboro, was born in Rowan County, N. C., October 29, 1835, and is a son of Jacob Casper, who was also born in that State, and there married Eliza Maura, also a native of North Carolina. She is the mother of seven living children — Henry (our subject), Adam, George, David, Elizabeth, Anna and Amy. Subject attended school in this county, and here he was also married, January 14, 1868, to Miss Malinda Brown, born February 3, 1838, in this county. She is the daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth Brown, who are old settlers in this county, and the mother of two children — Olive, born October 29, 1869; William, born April 20, 1875. Mr. Casper at present has a farm of about one hundred acres, and in politics he is connected with the Democratic party. Mrs. Casper is a member of the Baptist Church.
Extracted 02 Apr 2017 by Norma Hass from 1883 History of Alexander, Union, and Pulaski Counties, Illinois, Part V, page 94.