Biography - N. B. Parmly

N. B. PARMLY, farmer, P. O. Cobden, son of John Parmly and brother of A. J. (see sketch of A. J.), was born in Mississippi River bottom, October 11, 1856, and was raised and educated in this county. His occupation has been that of his fathers — farmer and fruit-grower. He was married, August 20, 1879, to Lucy E Anderson. She was also born in this county, March 5, 1862, to E. J. and Polly Ann Anderson. They are both still living in this county. She was born in Indiana, he in this county, his parents" being early settlers here. Mr. and Mrs. Parmly have two children, John Garfield and Ervin Jackson. Since marriage, he has been living on his present farm of 137 acres. He bought it January, 1877, and rented it till marriage, living at home and running his father's farm till that time. In politics, Mr. Parmly is Republican.

Extracted 26 Jul 2021 by Norma Hass from 1883 History of Alexander, Union, and Pulaski Counties, Illinois, Part V, page 139.

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