Croyden Sargeant

CROYDEN SARGEANT, farmer, Sec. 34; P.O. Brooklyn; born Jan. 27, 1821, in Chesterfield, N.H.; attended the common schools, the old Chesterfield Academy, and a review course at the M. E. Seminary at Newburg, Vt., began at 18 and taught five terms in New England; came West in 1843, and paid almost his last dollar for 40 acres of his present farm; reaching Freeport, Ill., with just 60 cents, he obtained a school near Cedarville;