Richard  C.  Myles

          R. C. MYLES, farmer, P.O. Darwin, was born July 31, 1831, in Shelby County, Ind., son of  Isum Myles, who married Julian Franklin, who was the mother of nine children, of whom only William R.  and  Richard C. are now living.  Our subject was married in this county to Sinia Lawwill, born Aubust 24, 1835, daughter of  Oliver C. and  Jane (Sharp) Lawwill.  Mrs. Jane Lawwill was of the third oldest family that settled in this county; she came here in 1814, and is the mother of five children.  Mrs. Myles is the mother of four children --- Oliver C.,  married  Martha Chicadaunce, of German descent, and is the mother of three children --- Nicholas R.,  Anna S. and  Mary T.;  Julia A. is now the wife of  Le Roy B. Craig;  Bruce A., was born November 7, 1866, and  Clark A., born October 12, 1868.  Mr. Myles has a farm of 152 acres.  He is a Republican.
History of Crawford and Clark Counties, Illinois, 1883.
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