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Winter - Jonathan

Source: H. W. Beckwith, 1881 History of Montgomery County, Indiana  (Chicago: Beers) p 245

Jonathan WINTER, farmer, Darlington, was born March 28, 1849,  this County. His father, Jesse Winter was born in Harrison County, IN  Jan 7, 1809, and died March 21, 1878. He was a farmer all his  life, but for several years ran a sawmill in connection with his  farm. He settled in Montgomery County about 1849, and until his  death lived upon the place he first improved, a farm of 221  acres. June 15, 1848, he was married to Miss Mary AIRHART who was  born January 14, 1820 in Virginia, and is a firm member of the Methodist  Church. Her father, Peter Airhart, a Veteran of the War of 1812, was  one of the pioneers of this county, and an exemplary man. They  became the parents of 3 children, Jonathan; Sarah and Mary E.  Sarah maried. Henry MANKER; Mary E. married Cyrus WOODY and is now  living in Wills Co Iowa. Mr. Winter was a member of the Methodist  Church and a republican, formerly using his influence in favor of  the doctrines of the whig party. In 1840 he was a delegate to the  convention that nominated Gen. Harrison for the presidency.  Jonathan Winter was born March 28, 1849 in Montgomery County. He had  the advantages of the common school education and one term of  scientific instruction at the Darlington Academy. He now manages  the farm and is acknowledged to be a thoroughly scientific  agriculturist. He is a member of the Methodist Church and a  member of the Detective Association. He enjoys the conversation  of posted men, has quite a taste for reading and has gratified it  to a considerable extent. His political faith is republican. - kbz
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