Mr. Fash died after the family settled here. Mrs. Fash survived him about 2 years.
Henry Fash married Lavinia Harris at Peoria, February 12, 1861. She was born in London, England in 1845. Her parents Matthew and Jane Harris came to the United States in 1849. The mother died after coming to this country, and the father started overland for California during the great gold rush and was never afterward heard of.
Five children were born to Mr. And Mrs. Fash: Thomas H., Catherine, Addie L., Daniel and Edgar. Catherine married John Shokell, Thomas Married Anna Schafer, and addie married JW Rooksby. Mr. Fash is a Republican. He served as Constable of Limestone Township nine years and has been a school director.