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Wolfe - Marvin P.

Source: Atlas of Montgomery County (Chicago: Beers, 1878) p 55

WOLFE, Marvin P; of Crawfordsville, Ind was born in Fountain  Co In on the 28th of November 1841. His parents were Henry and  Jane Wolfe. Mr. Henry Wolfe and family moved in 1857 on a farm in  Sec. 31, Brown Twp. In 1861, the son, Marvin entered in the dry  goods business in Crawfordsville; Feb 18, 1869 he marr. Mary W.  COWAN ; his business integrity and his natural kindness won him  the confidence and good will of the people and in 1877, he was  elected Recorder of Montgomery Co. He has two children: Manie and  Arthur and two stepdaughtesr, Effie and Maud Cowan. - transcribed by kbz
Source: H. W. Beckwith History of Montgomery County, Indiana (Chicago:  HH Hill, 1881) p 287

M.P. WOLFE, county recorder, Crawfordsville, who is one of  Montgomery's efficient and honorable County officers, was born in  Fountain County, Indiana Nov 28, 1841. He is the son of Henry and  Jane Wolfe, who were among the early settlers of Ft. Co. and who,  in 1857, moved to Montgomery Co. and settled on Sec. 31, Brown  Twp. There Marvin P. grew to man's estate and received such education as the schools of that vicinity afforded. He succeeded in  acquiring a good business educ. by taking a thorough course and  grad. from the Indianapolis Business College. In 1869 he came to  Crawfordsville and engaged in the drygoods business in the  capacity of a salesman. This business brought him in contact with  the people, who, in the fall of 1876, elected him to the office  of recorder of Montgomery Co. In Aug of 1877, he entered upon the  active discharge of his duties, in the discharge of which has  pleased the dem. party so well they have nominated him for  reelection. Mr. W. is a member of Crawfordsville Commandery No 25  of the Order of AF & AM. Feb 18, 1869, he marr. Mrs. Mary C.  COWAN by whom he has two children, Manie and Arthur. He also has  two stepdaughters, Misses Effie and Maud Cowan. - transcribed by kbz
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