JOHN McINTOSH, farmer, P. O. Wetaug, is a native of Pulaski County, Ill., born December 25, 1851, a son of George W. and Elizabeth (Hoffner) Mcintosh, he of English descent, and she a native of North Carolina. The father was a farmer, and died March 26, 1875. His wife died in December, 1875. The parents had seven children, three of whom are living — Levi, John and Henry W. Subject's early education was received in the common schools of this county, and he has always been engaged in farming. He now has 115 acres of land, which are given to general farming. He was married in 1873 to Mary E. Beaver, a daughter of Moses and Annie Beaver. Mr. and Mrs. McIntosh are the parents of two children — Willie, born September 1, 1874, and Arminda, July 23, 1877. Subject and wife are members of the Lutheran Church. In politics, he is a Democrat.
Extracted 02 Nov 2014 by Norma Hass from 1883 History of Alexander, Union and Pulaski Counties, Illinois, Part V - Biographical Sketches, page 322.