Soule Rev H. L. Born in Perry Co., Pa., Oct. 20, 1827, and lived there for 18 years; he prepared for the ministry at an early age, before reaching his 19th year; received his license in Pa. As minister in the Church of God; his first pastorate was in the state of Ohio; and he was pastor of churches in Md. And Pa.; then spent five years in study and perfecting his education, and could read five different languages; commenced preaching again; in his church opposite Harrisburg, Pa., a revival commenced which spread all through that part of the state; he was pastor of church in Decatur, also in Mt Carroll for seven years, and held successful revival meetings in Shannon, in this Co., and elsewhere; married Miss Regina Driesbach, from near Harrisburg, Pa., in 1854; they have five children - four daughters and one son.
History of Carroll County, Illinois: containing a history of the county, its
cities, towns, etc., a biographical directory
H.F. Kett & Co., 1878