N. D. STANBROUGH, born July 6, 1844, in Hamilton County, Ind.; is the eldest of ten children born to John and
Lydia J. (Mills) Stanbrough. His parents were among the pioneers of Hamilton County, and there lived on a farm.
John Stanbrough, after his father's death, took charge of the homestead farm, which he improved, and where he lived
until his death, December 28, 1878, his wife having died in February, 1875. The subject of this sketch spent his
boyhood days upon the farm with his father, receiving a common school education. At the age of eighteen, in August,
1862, he enlisted in Company A, One Hundred and First Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry. His regiment was the
Second Brigade of the Fourteenth Army Corps. He was in the battle at Milton, Tenn., Chickamauga and Mission Ridge.
He was with Sherman on his march to the sea, and for sixty days his regiment was within the sound of musketry.
He was always present at roll call during service, and was with his company whenever it stacked arms, unless while
out foraging, or on detached duty. He was honorably discharged July 1, 1865, having proved himself to be a brave
and loyal soldier. He then returned to Hamilton County, engaged in the carpenter's trade at journeyman work for
eight years, when he began contracting for himself. In February, 1875, he moved with family to this county, locating
at Greentown, where he has since lived, actively engaged at his trade. He was married, February 24, 1869, to Miss
Eltruda Hollis, of Hamilton County, Ind. She was born September 12, 1851, and is the daughter of Richard C. and
Susan Hollis. Six children blessed this union, only one now living - Leslie Paul. Mr. Stanbrough is an active member
of the Republican party, casting his first Presidential vote for U. S. Grant in 1868. He is a prominent member
of the I. O. O. F., and he and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
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Charles Blanchard, Editor
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