W. H. SALMON was born September 14, 1844, in Todd County. He is a son of Capt. William and E. P. (Cobb) Salmon, parents both born in Virginia; they came to Todd County in about 1829. The father died in 1847. Our subject was raised on his mother’s farm. She died in February, 1880, leaving three children: America A., John and William IL, who was married April 20, 1882, to Miss Sallie Bell, of Arkansas. One son gladdens their home-David B. This farm consists of about 220 acres of land, well improved.