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Conrad - George W.


Source: H. W. Beckwith Montgomery Co Indiana History (Chicago: HH Hill, 1881

CONRAD, George W, farmer, Darlington, was born in Preble County, Ohio Aug 14, 1827 and is the son of James & Mahala Conrad. James Conrad, with his family, settled on Sugar Creek, in Union Twp 1827. He came with six other families from Ohio. They were 14 days on the road, and had to cut their own way through the woods part of the time, the country being then nearly all wild.  The subject of this sketch began farming for himself when 24 years old, in limited circumstances. he now has 214 acres 8 miles northeast of Crawfordsville, raising stock and grain. He was married in 1852, and has six children living: Sarah E, Emma J; Joanna; James Wallace; Emory E, and John Clinton. Mr. Conrad is a Republican strong and true, a successful farmer and a good citizen. -- kbz
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