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Hartman - William

Source: H. W. Beckwith History of Montgomery County, Indiana. (Chicago: HH Hill, 1881) p. 184

William HARTMAN, retired, Crawfordsville, was b. in Va, Jan  12, 1804 on a farm and had only a limited education. He is the  son of John and Mary Hartman. They came to Clark Co, IN in 1814.  Mr. Hartman served nearly 7 years in Clark Co. in the tanning and  currying business and in 1828 he settled in the city of  Crawfordsville. For many years he was engaged in thegrocery and  drygoods trade. When he came to this city he was afoot and alone.  He has been very successful and is now living in private life  enjoying the fruits of his labors. He has been a Mason since 1836  and is a republican. He was married the first time in 1829 to  Elizabeth LEE. His second marriage was in 1847 to Martha A.  SHANKLIN. They have 4 children living. Two of their sons, Samuel  L. and David W. were in the army, Samuel having raised an  artillery company from this place. Mrs. Hartman had a son, John  A. who was a Lt. in the army and at Pittsburg Landing. The other  children are: William A. and Martha A. Mrs. Hartman is a member  of the New School Baptist Church.
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