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Hester - Adam

Source: 1878 Montgomery County, Indiana Atlas p 52

HESTER, Adam son of John and Margaret Hester, natives of Ky, was b. in Fleming Co Ky March 1, 1799; was marr. Jan 25, 1822 to Miss Ann M. VANZANT and immediately went to housekeeping. In 1834, they removed to Putnam Co in and in 1840 to Scott Twp Sec. 31. Children: Aaron V; Eliza Jane, Mrs. William HULET, d. Oct 9, 1861; Amanda, Mrs. James M. NICHOLS ; John; Isaiah V; Margaret A, Mrs. Thomas CARTER and James M. After the death of his wife, July 27, 1863, Mr. h. resided on his farm until i 1874, he disposed of the same to his son- in-law, Mr. Nichols and now lives with his son-in-law, Thomas Carter. Notwithstanding he began life poor, he has by industry and economy accumulated a comfortable competency. For 15 years he has been a member of the Presbyt. Church and now, at the age of 80, is still in the enjoyment of excellent health. - typed by kbz
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