Biography of Adam Ide
Howard County, IN Biographies





ADAM IDE was the first of two children born to Albert and Margaret (Beeper) Ide, natives of Ohio. Was born April 11, 1844, in Darke County, Ohio; his father died when he was an infant, and his mother removed to Randolph County, where they lived eight years. Thence they removed to Miami County, where Mr. Ide remained with his mother until her death, which occurred about one year after their arrival; he subsequently worked in Wabash County until the fall of 1861, when he enlisted in the three year service, in the Forty seventh Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry; he served his time, and reenlisted for three years, serving until the close of the war; he was in many battles, the principal ones being Grand Gulf, on the Mississippi River, Champion Hills, Black River and Vicksburg. After the war, he traveled through the Western States, and was married in Illinois, August 12, 1873, to Elizabeth Beeper, a native of Indana, and the following fall moved to Taylor Township, Howard County, where he at present resides. Mr. and Mrs. Ide have had five children - Rosella M., A rminda M., Emma (deceased), Daisy B. and Buly A. Mr. Ide is at present engaged in a saw mill in Tampico, where he is doing a thriving business. He and wife have been identified with the Baptist Church for over six years, and are among its most active members.

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Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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