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Himes - Dnaiel H.

Source: 1881 H. W. Beckwith, Montgomery County, Indiana. Chicago: HH  Hill, p 471

Daniel H. HIMES, farmer, Ladoga, son of Daniel and Mary  WRIGHTSMAN) Himes, was b. in Va, Apri 17, 1823 and when 3, his  parents moved to Ross Co, Ohio where Daniel grew to manhood,  thoroughly instructed in the art of farming, but having a natural  taste for tools and the mechanic arts, at a proper age he turned  his attention to learning the cooper's trade, but later in life  he became a carpenter. In the winter of 1846 he came to this  state and located in Montgomery Co, and became engaged in his  trade. May 16, 1850, he was marr. to Miss Mary L, daughter of  Jacob and Saloma AMON) Harshbarger. She was b. in Clark Twp,Jan  30, 1833. They are the parents of 11 living children: Saloma A,  wife of J. WATKINS
John C
Lydia C, wife of John L. MINNICH, Samuel H
Silas M
Mary E
Daniel PW
Charlie C
Charity HL and Minnie A. Mr. Himes is now engaged in farming and  stock raising on his farm, half a mi. No. of Ladoga. This farm  was entered by Mrs. Jacob Harshbarger in an early day. He came  from Va, where he sold out a small property and invested his  money in land, and became the owner of about 1, 400 acres of land  in this County, valued at $80,000. He d. in this township at the  home of Mr. Himes, his son-in-law, Feb 5, 1866 in his 74th year  His wife d. June 6, 1871 in her 76th year. At the time of her  death she had 68 grandchildren and not an orphan among them.. Mr.  H.'s father d. Feb 17, 1879 in his 84th year, while his mother  passed away Oct 19, 1866 at the age of 70. Both d. at the home of  their son, Daniel.
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