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Harter - Milton H.

Source: H. W. Beckwith History of Montgomery County, Indiana. (Chicago: HH Hill, 1881) p 442

HARTER, Milton H., farmer, Linden. The subject of this sketch  was b. in Tippecanoe Co. 1849, and is the son of Philip and Mary  Harter, the former a native of Pa; the latter Ohio. Philip Harter  first settled near Richmond, IN in 1818 and in 1828 he moved near  La Fayette (sic) and bought and entered 700 acres of land, 30  acres of which lay in what is now the heart of the city, this is  sold for the sum of $500. He d. in 1875, aged 84 years, he and  his wife being zealous members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  Mr. H. was educated in the common school at Linden. He was marr.  in 1870 to Sarah A. MURFORD, by whom he has 4 children: William,  Frank, Kate and Mattie. Mr. H. came to this co. in 1860 and was  formerly a member of the IOOF [Independent Order of Odd Fellows] . In politics he is a republican. He  lives on the farm belonging to his mother, located some two mi.  north of Linden, on the gravel road.  -- typed by kbz
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